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6 min ago | Alabama Live

Madison County deputy cleared of stealing murder victim's gun

Steve Parton, former Madison County deputy, prevailed in Madison County district court today.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Huntsville, AL

6 min ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

Commission Reviews Spousal Health Coverage Dilemma

More than a dozen widows who were married to retired Madison County employees saw their health insurance coverage dropped earlier this year, and one county commissioner now says it's time to give it back.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

4 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

Local Mission Workers Keep Tabs On Ukraine Crisis

Local churches and mission workers who have established connections in Ukraine say they are closely monitoring the ongoing crisis there, which threatens to uproot sister churches in the eastern part of the country.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Black ministers and Councilman Will Culver join growing opposition to Huntsville zone lines

Butler High School is closing. Black ministers and black officials contend the plan to combine Butler and Johnson students at the new Jemison High will further segregate Huntsville.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Butler, AL, African-American, Jemison, AL

12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Madison gets step closer to library expansion, hires consultant to advise architect on size, services

The council authorized Mayor Troy Trulock to sign a professional services agreement with Providence Associates, LLC, to make specific recommendations on how to best serve the community with more space and services.

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Related Topix: Madison, AL, Providence, AL

16 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

Crumbling Bank Worries Madison County Drivers

You can find it along Highway 72 East as you leave Huntsville and Head to Scottsboro.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Scottsboro, AL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Huntsville man, 63, wants $250,000 bond reduced following arrest in killing of 73-year-old

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A 63-year-old man charged with shooting a 73-year-old in the victim's front yard last month, will appear before a Madison County judge Wednesday seeking a reduction in his $250,000 bond.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Huntsville, AL

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Man Accused of Trying to Kill Huntsville Officer Released from Jail

A man accused of trying to kill a Huntsville Police Officer is out of jail. Olusola Kuponiyi is charged with attempt to commit murder.

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Alabama Live

Shooting over Mexican Mafia pot robbery results in Huntsville murder indictments

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Three Huntsville men have been indicted on murder charges stemming from a 2013 shooting where they are accused of hunting down a man who robbed them of a large bag of marijuana the day before.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

Alabama Live

Madison County superintendent forum to be held tonight at Space & Rocket Center

Candidates for Madison County superintendent are, from left, Sparkman Middle School principal Ronnie Blair, current county Superintendent David Copeland and Buckhorn High School teacher Matt Massey.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Huntsville, AL

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Sentencing today for Madison Co. man who murdered pregnant woman, cousin

A Madison County man will to be sentenced after he was convicted of first-degree murder last month for the deaths of a pregnant woman and a 4-year-old child.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Christmas in July Gala set for July 17th

Celebrating 65 years of service in Huntsville and Madison County, Christmas Charities Year Roundis planning the Christmas in July Gala on July 17th at The Roundhouse.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Stolen city truck used in ATM heist recovered in Madison Co.

According to the owner of the Chevron off of Huntsville Brownsferry Road and Highway 31, two men in dark colored hoodies broke the front door with a rock shortly after 2:30 a.m., entered and took the entire ATM from the store.

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Related Topix: Athens, AL, Limestone County, AL, Huntsville, AL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Meridianville fire identified as suspicious

A Madison County assistant fire marshal reported that the fire that destroyed a house in Meridianville Saturday has been identified as suspicious.

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Related Topix: Fire, Meridianville, AL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Wiregrass Smoking Rates Decline in All But One County

According to the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, smoking declines have stagnated in many places in Alabama.

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Related Topix: Covington County, AL, Dale County, AL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Prostitution and human trafficking closer than you think

The underworld of prostitution and human trafficking is a dark one, often hidden from the public eye, but it exists in Madison County a lot more than one may think.

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Alabama Live

Forum for Madison County superintendent candidates to be held Tuesday at Space & Rocket Center

Candidates for Madison County superintendent are, from left, Sparkman Middle School principal Ronnie Blair, current county Superintendent David Copeland and Buckhorn High School teacher Matt Massey.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Huntsville, AL

Alabama Live

Blake Bottom Road bridge now open; Monrovia, Harvest commuters breathe sigh of relief

Busy Blake Bottom Road in Monrovia is back open following a nine-month bridge construction project that frustrated county officials as well as commuters.

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Related Topix: Harvest, AL

WAFF-TV Huntsville

4 restaurants score low in Kitchen Cops report

The Bruegger's Bagel Bakery on Cecil Ashburn Drive in Huntsville scored a 79 with the Madison County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Limestone County, AL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Golfer Nearly Drowns After Falling into Water at Fox Run Golf Course

A man was golfing near a water hazard with his wife when he slipped on a bank and fell in.

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