COVID-19 in Alabama: State sees 1,156 new cases on Saturday

The Alabama Department of Public Heath has updated the number of confirmed statewide cases of COVID-19.

Bass tournament set for October to help The Healing Place of the Shoals

City of Florence continues paving projects on numerous streets

  Cold front brings cooler temperatures & lower humidity

  Local Huntsville church holds drive up voter registration

  U.S. Senate Candidate Tommy Tuberville set to host fundraiser in Florida

  Patriots for America Parade and Celebration

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48 Blitz: Week 4 high school football scores & highlights

Fellow ASU student arrested in death of Adam Dowdell

  Tourism gets a boost from CARES ACT funding

  Signs educators can look for in child abuse even while teaching virtually

  UPDATE: Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting Investigation on I-59

  More families come forward, upset over conditions at Hampton Cove Funeral Home

Raytheon Technologies to cut 15,000 jobs

Raytheon Technologies plans to cut 15,000 jobs across its subsidiary companies. Raytheon President & CEO Greg Hayes announced the reductions in a reporting call to shareholders Friday.

  13-year-old Elkmont Boy Undergoes Lifesaving Liver Transplant

A tragic situation turned into a blessing for a north Alabama boy. A 13-year-old Elkmont boy got a liver transplant Friday.

Decatur bank robbery, car chase leaves one man in the hospital

The suspect reportedly walked into the bank, passed the teller a note, and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

Madison City Schools announces football game forfeits, delay in high school return due to COVID-19 cases

Madison City Schools Superintendent Ed Nichols announced Friday that Bob Jones High School will not play the next two games of the 2020 schedule due to COVID-19.

  Governor Kay Ivey provides update on Hurricane Sally recovery efforts

Four officers indicted in McGlothen death turn themselves in

Walmart raising wages for about 165,000 workers

Alabama’s August jobless rate drops significantly

Huntsville City Schools hosts food drive between Grissom, Huntsville High Schools

  Alabama has one of highest gun suicide rates in America

  Alabama A&M students seek on-demand counseling services

Alabama A&M students adjust to college life in the age of COVID.

Central Alabama electricity restored, thousands on coast remain in the dark

Significant progress has been made to restore power to Alabama residents following Hurricane Sally’s landfall on Wednesday. But thousands along the coast remain in the dark.

Oneonta teenager killed in crash Thursday

The victim has been identified as Eli Daniel Curtis. He was 18.

  Cyberattack hits UNA Foundation provider

A third-party provider for the University of North Alabama Foundation has fallen victim to a cyberattack.

Tempers flare over ambulance service’s operating certificate renewal application

Discussions were heated at Thursday’s monthly Ambulance Regulatory Board meeting in Decatur.

  Decatur residents may see reduced utility costs starting in October

Decatur Utilities announced two measures beginning in October that may mean reduced costs for customers.

  Huntsville City School survey results show concern for the school year

The Huntsville Education Association now has the results from faculty on how they feel this school year is going so far with in-person learning in the Huntsville City School District.

  Polaris Huntsville looking to hire 175 workers to meet rising demand

The Polaris plant in Madison is looking to hire 175 employees, as demand for ATVs increases.

  Crimes against children: The men and women behind the investigations

Crimes against children: The men and women behind solving those crime

  UA’s COVID-19 numbers expected to see more progress

The first week in September, UA’s cases spiked to 843 in just one week -- but just one week later, cases were down to 294.

  Florence City receives second round of CARES Act grant; benefits local businesses

Florence City sees second round of CARES Act grant that will benefit local businesses

  ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday on felony charges of production of child pornography.

  NTSB says limited safety measures contributed to deadly fire at Jackson County Marina

NTSB says the Jackson County Park Marina did not observe several existing safety practices and guidelines created for and used by the marina industry and that limited fire safety practices contributed to the severity of the fire and loss of life.

  Organizers prepare for 27th Annual Trail of Tears motorcycle ride

President of the Alabama Trails of Tears Corridor Association Ike Moore said this weekend’s ride is a way to remember the tragedy and keep history alive.

Gov. Kay Ivey to tour hurricane damage on Alabama coast Friday

With roads and bridges affected by the storm, Ivey and other officials urged residents not to get out in attempts to view the damage.

UPDATE: One man arrested following double stabbing investigation in Marshall County

Marshall County Deputies are investigating a double stabbing on Pleasant Grove Road.

Morton Hall reopens with 21st century panache, versatility

Aside from an addition nearly half a century ago, the hallowed halls have remained relatively unchanged – until now.

’Forrest Gump’ writer Winston Groom dies

Groom may be best known for his novel “Forrest Gump” which became an Oscar-winning movie.

  Local disaster relief warehouse sends thousands of supplies to Hurricane Sally victims

On Thursday, volunteers packed cleaning buckets to send down for Hurricane Sally clean up.

Domestic call leads to pursuit, wreck and arrest

On Wednesday evening, deputies responded to a reported domestic disturbance happening in a vehicle on Highway 31 in Hartselle.

Gulf Shores, Orange Beach closed to visitors for at least 10 days

Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and the area of Fort Morgan are closed to visitors for at least 10 days.

  State launches Sally damage assessment survey for agriculture

The Alabama Department of Agriculture has established an online reporting survey to simplify the process for producers who have experienced agricultural damage.

  Killen teen faces rape, child porn charges

Killen teenager Bryant Black was arrested this week on rape and child pornography charges.

UA votes to rename another academic building, namesake had racist ties

Morgan Hall, which is home to the university’s English department, was named after John Tyler Morgan, a Confederate General then later a U.S. Senator with KKK ties.

Huntsville-Madison 9-1-1 teams up with Sprocket to keep children safe during an emergency

Sprocket wants your children to be safe during an emergency situation!

Prominent Birmingham businessman kidnapped in home invasion

According to court documents, Matthew Amos Burke and Tabatha Nicole Hodges abducted Stephens with the intent to hold him for ransom or reward.

Alabama’s longest serving firefighter is retiring

After 55 years as a firefighter Chief Dewey King said his head and his heart are finally in agreement that it’s time to retire.

  Proposed amendments to Alabama’s constitution will be on November 3 ballot

Several amendments to Alabama's constitution will be on the November 3 ballot. Here's what you need to know about Amendments 3 and 4.

  Governor Kay Ivey provides update on impact of Hurricane Sally

Governor Ivey discusses the impact of Hurricane Sally on the state.

  The Mortimer Jordan HS Blue Machine dances its way to the delight of fans on Friday nights

The Mortimer Jordan High School Marching Band is known as the Blue Machine. The 125-member band is under the direction of Craig Cagle and working its way through all the adversity of 2020 to put on a show that is special to the fans in the stands.

  Lawrence Co. man accused of slashing four people after domestic incident

Deputies say the incident happened at a motorcycle rally over the weekend.

North Alabama Zoological Society hoping to raise $6M in 1 year to build zoo

The North Alabama Zoological Society is asking for the community's support. They want to raise $6M in the next year.

  Heavy rainfall from Sally should stay east, cooler temps continue

This cooler and more “Fall-like” pattern will continue into next week!

  Birmingham bar owner frustrated with end of to-go alcohol sales

Bars are re-working business plans after the Alabama ABC chose to end the sale of alcohol to-go.

  Crime Stoppers: Green Mountain Robbery

A woman tells Huntsville police she was robbed while cleaning a house on South Village Square Road on Green Mountain.

  U.S. 231 construction could be done in a few weeks

ADOT tells WAFF 48 the bridges on U.S. 231 in Lacey's Spring could be open in 2-3 weeks.

  Stand off in Florence ends peacefully

Stand off in Florence ends peacefully

  Toney Volunteer Fire Department honored, recruiting more

There are dozens of volunteer firefighters who sacrifice their time, talents and energy to help people in need in Madison County. Madison County Commissioners wanted to shine a light on the heroic actions and also bring awareness that there is a shortage of volunteer firefighters.

Authorities looking for Huntsville teen

Jesilany Villanueva is 14-years-old and was last seen on the night of September 11.

  Fort Payne City Council approves additional security cameras for Meditation park

Last Summer, Fort Payne Main Street received a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama to build a meditation park.

  School Resource Officer surprises student for 7th birthday

Cadence Helmick is a special needs kindergarten student at Brindlee Mountain Primary.

  Madison County commissioners approve new $67 Million budget

Not only will the new budget pay for increased salaries and more employees, it will also pay for more vehicles and equipment every deputy needs.

  More parents choose to homeschool their students during the pandemic

Putting your child’s education in their own hands. Homeschooling is on the rise during the pandemic, and many local parents are choosing this option.

  VIDEO: Virginia bus passenger robbed while having heart attack; suspect in custody

Video footage shows a man robbing an unresponsive GRTC bus passenger who was having a heart attack.

  Local mausoleum falling short; family wants answers

They want repairs to be made or they plan to take it to court.

Mayor: Hurricane Sally leaves 1 dead, 1 missing in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon says one person is dead and one person is missing due to Hurricane Sally.

  Man arrested outside Florence gas station following standoff

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.

  Two local lawyers agree, landlord-tenant laws are a mess

“Without any kind of rent relief there’s really no way we’re ever going to find the other side of this.”

Oklahoma lawmaker planning legislation to classify attacks on police as hate crime

An Oklahoma state senator is planning to file legislation that would make attacks on police, first responders and military members a hate crime.

Decatur pursuit ends in stolen property, fleeing charges

A Decatur resident is facing stolen property and fleeing charges following a Tuesday police pursuit.

  Huntsville officials update latest on COVID-19

The latest from Huntsville on Wednesday

Breonna Taylor’s family settles with City of Louisville for $12 million, significant police reform

The family of Breonna Taylor and the City of Louisville have reached a $12 million settlement, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

  U.S. Census Bureau hires more field workers to follow-up with households

A census worker may be knocking on your door soon. Here is what you need to know.

  Ky. father finds out he has stage 4 cancer after getting tested for COVID-19

The father is determined to make memories to give his son something to hold on to when he’s gone.

  Huntsville Utilities has crews on standby to help with hurricane relief

Strong winds lead to massive power outages in South Alabama. HSV utility crews ready to help.

New details on deadly I-65 wreck on Tuesday

Emergency crews were needed at the scene of a deadly wreck on I-65 on Tuesday morning.

Pet goat’s death has family, police searching for answers

Police are still searching for information on the decapitation of a family’s beloved pet baby goat over the Labor Day weekend.

Spike in Lawrence County COVID-19 deaths causes alarm

Lawrence County reported eight new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday. The state of Alabama reported 32 deaths total on the same day.