ADPH: More than 546K COVID-19 cases as vaccination distribution expands

There’s no way of telling how many cases will be confirmed in Alabama, but the state began taking precautions on Friday, March 13, 2020.

  Mazda Toyota Manufacturing still looking to fill more than 2,000 jobs

Rewards offered after Walmart fires in Alabama, Mississippi

  Fog, showers across the Tennessee Valley this morning

California congressman serves Rep. Mo Brooks with Capitol siege lawsuit

33% of Alabamians have at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine; ADPH pushes for more

Dutton man fatally injured in a two-vehicle crash in Jackson County

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City of Huntsville will begin Old Madison Pike Bridge demolition Sunday

  California woman arrested in Huntsville for allegedly participating in Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

Health officials worry unvaccinated population could cause an increase in variant COVID-19 strains

  Lauderdale County remains persistent with mobile vaccine clinics despite declining numbers

ALEA’s K-9 Indy passes away

Alabama Air National Guard promotes first female general

Former Alabama Gov. John Patterson dies at 99

John Patterson, former Alabama attorney general and governor, has died at age 99.

  GOP aims to revive Fauci attacks after email trove released

There’s no evidence of wrongdoing, but Republican calls for his resignation have grown louder, as have demands for new investigations into the origins of the virus.

  Man in critical condition after early morning crash in Huntsville

A Huntsville Police Lt. on scene told WAFF the man was going more than 100 miles an hour southbound down Zierdt Road when he crashed.

  How city planners prepare as Huntsville’s on track to become largest city in Alabama

Census data shows Huntsville added 23,000 people between 2010 and 2020; expected to knock Birmingham off the top soon.

Family displaced, firefighters save cat from house fire

  Oakwood University will soon start a vaccine clinic

COVID-19 ‘natural immunity’ could be coming to an end soon

Former Lawrence County deputy facing domestic violence charges

  Huntsville man walking 100 miles to raise awareness of children living with disease

10-year-old Emmaline Tringali officially a Burkitt’s Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor

Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth officially running for re-election

Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth officially announced his run for a second term Friday night.

Athens Saturday Market begins this weekend

Grab your shopping bag and head on down to Athens Saturday Market all summer long!

You can now add emergency contact information to your driver’s license record

As part of the Emergency Notification Law, you can add emergency contact numbers to your ID record for law enforcement to use if you’re in trouble.

  First Fridays return to downtown Florence

First Fridays return to downtown Florence

  Lauderdale County man sentenced to 121 years in prison on child pornography, abuse charges

Lauderdale County man sentenced to 121 years in prison

  Sheriff reflects on Valhermoso Springs mass murder one year later

“The years that I’ve been working as a law enforcement officer, I’ve never seen that many individuals killed at one time,”

$5 million price tag to make improvements to Highway 53 in Madison County

The intersections a team of engineers are looking at fixing include McKee Road, Harvest Road and Old Railroad Bed Road along Highway 53.

  Attorney says he is “cautiously optimistic” about HPD’s response to the viral stomping video

“To agree that he acted outside of policy is a good first step,” says Kemontae Hobb’s attorney.

  Drivers say construction on I-565 continues to damage vehicles; what to do about it

Construction on I-565 continues to cause damage to drivers' vehicles

Disability support center employee faces fraud charges

The Decatur Police Department wrapped up a fraud investigation that led to the arrest of one woman.

Gov. Kay Ivey awards North Alabama counties with COVID-19 funds

Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday that five Alabama counties will receive $2.9 million in funds to aid in recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hartselle woman facing hindering charge related to child abuse investigation

Authorities say an investigation was launched into 25-year-old Lance Campbell after DHR brought a child into the hospital over suspected abuse on May 31.

  Community leaders continue Florence machete attack investigation

WAFF 48 spoke with Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly to follow up on what’s happened since the standoff in Florence

Person of interest named in Walker Co. cold case

James Bryan Harland, 55, has been named as a person of interest in the investigation into the death of Eric Cates.

  Moulton man charged with assaulting police at Lawrence County Jail

A Moulton man faces a felony assault charge after a brief car chase in Moulton and an alleged altercation with law enforcement at the Lawrence County Jail.

  Board honors Guntersville resource officer for lifesaving actions

A school resource officer in Guntersville is getting some much-deserved recognition after his quick thinking saved the life of a school employee.

Former Panther Greg Olsen says donor match found for son to receive heart transplant: ‘A huge step’

The 8-year-old son of former Carolina Panther Greg Olsen, who was born with a congenital heart defect, is set to receive a heart transplant.

  ‘The March Continues’: Around 50 people march streets of downtown Huntsville for police reform

Fifty people took over the streets of downtown Huntsville Thursday night one year after the protest which ended in tear gas and rubber bullets.

  Huntsville Police Dept. investigating multiple graffiti reports near Bob Wallace, Triana Blvd.

Since Mid-May police have received multiple reports of graffiti on property. We’re told it doesn’t appear to be gang related, but police are seeing a pattern.

  New bill allows law enforcement officers to issue court summons, ticket instead of arresting someone

New law will allow aw enforcement officers to issue a court summons or a ticket instead of arresting someone

  Florence City School’s Falcon Feeder hitting the streets with free meals this summer

Florence city school’s “Falcon Feeder” set to start delivering meals next week

  Salvation Army of The Shoals transitional housing getting upgrades

Salvation Army of The Shoals transitional housing apartments getting upgrades

Car wreck causes major delays on Highway 69 in Guntersville

A multi-vehicle accident is causing major traffic delays in Guntersville Thursday night.

  The March Continues: Huntsville protestors say they see no change in the city one year later

“Huntsville’s a great city, but leadership continues to let people down,”

  Deputies investigating home invasion involving deadly shooting in Harvest

Deputies are on the scene of a possible home invasion in Harvest on Thursday morning.

Huntsville Police investigation rules an officer’s recent actions out of policy

After an investigation began with the department’s Internal Affairs Division, it was found that the officer’s actions did not adhere to HPD policy or training.

Hartselle man facing child abuse charges following child’s hospital visit

Authorities say an investigation was launched into 25-year-old Lance Campbell after DHR brought a child into the hospital over suspected abuse on May 31.

Cute times 3! Texas Longhorn cow has triplets in Shelby County

Two Shelby County farmers are now the proud human parents of Texas Longhorn triplets.

4 arrested in oath keeper conspiracy case for activities leading to US Capitol breach

Three Florida men and one Alabama man were arrested for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6

  Huntsville restaurant owners expand business throughout COVID-19 pandemic

Church Street Wine Shoppe on Gates is having its grand opening on Thursday. This is just one of several restaurants and bars in the Huntsville area that’s owned by a Tennessee Valley family.

Kroger launches $5M, year supply of groceries giveaway for vaccinated customers, employees

Participants must be 18 years of age or older

Guntersville City Councilman faces DUI charge; previously arrested for DUI in 2017

A Guntersville City Councilman was arrested on a DUI charge on Thursday.

  Steve Marshall announces Alabama Attorney General re-election campaign

Alabama’s Attorney General Steve Marshall is expected to announce plans for his political future on Thursday.

  Gov. Ivey visits U.S. Space & Rocket Center to ‘Welcome Back Space Camp’

Ivey will tour the Main Museum corridor and the Mission Control Complex.

  BLM-Huntsville leaders say ‘the march continues’

Thursday marks one year since a protest that ended in people getting tear-gassed and more than a dozen community members arrested.

  Mark C. Smith Concert Hall upgrades, Broadway Theater League announces 2021-2022 show lineup

Today, local leaders and representatives with the Von Braun Center unveiled the new-and-improved Mark C. Smith Concert Hall.

  Huntsville City Council members want to see action plan for HPD

After a year of waiting on the city’s citizens advisory council’s review of the department stemming from last year’s protests, people in the community and some local leaders are growing impatient for action.

  Decatur Police Department welcoming community dog walk watchers

For many of us walking the dog is part of our weekly, if not daily routine. If that’s you, police are asking for your help.

  Preventing cyber attacks: investing in system protections & training future cyber experts

The recent cyber attacks around the country, as well as ones locally, begs the question; what do we need to do to protect ourselves?

  Barnes Pharmacy in Florence closed for good with hefty fine to pay

Barnes Pharmacy in Florence closed for good with hefty fine to pay

  Anniston teen uses bags of books to comfort children during stressful times

Gryffin Burrage created the program “Read Along” to assist police officers and children during traumatic events.

  Town of North Courtland celebrates 40 years of being incorporated

Town of North Courtland celebrates 40 years of being incorporated

Rosa Parks Committee requests DOJ to investigate Huntsville Police Department

In a press release shared with WAFF, local leaders with the Rosa Parks Committee announced the request they wrote to the DOJ as well as a personal statement.

  How HPD handles internal affairs complaints similar to viral Facebook Live case

“Even if you’re not 100 percent sure you believe us... come in, give us the opportunity and then judge us afterward,” said Ware.

  Marshall County to receive $18.7 million in coronavirus recovery funding

Commissioners met on Wednesday to discuss how the 18.7 million dollars can be spent across the country.

  Two people sentenced to prison in connection to 2017 Athens murder

Kandes Lambert and Terry Amerson were both sentenced in court today on felony murder charges.

Fire crews on the scene after Tuscumbia building hit by lightning

Emergency crews are investigating after a building in Tuscumbia was struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon.

FDA: Don’t eat cicadas if you’re allergic to seafood

Have a seafood allergy? You might want to think twice about eating a cicada.

Two men accused of shooting Decatur brothers in 2016 plead guilty to assault, capital murder

One man was sentenced to 5 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to assault while another man pleaded guilty to assault and capital murder in connection to a 2016 shooting that killed one and injured another.

‘I’d be honored to serve a second term’: Governor Kay Ivey launches re-election campaign

Governor Kay Ivey announced the official launch of her re-election campaign for governor.

  Mazda Toyota Manufacturing unveils first vehicle in production line up

The Toyota Corolla Cross is coming to Huntsville.

Deputies searching for one man who robbed a liquor store in Huntsville

Madison County Sheriff’s investigators need your help to identify one male who robbed a liquor store in Huntsville on Monday.

  Madison County Schools honor 94-year-old woman with special graduation ceremony

Some will say it’s never too late to finish what you’ve started, even if it takes 79 years to do so.

DeWine: 2 in custody after mass shooting at ‘celebration of life’ hospitalizes 6

Springfield city leaders are holding a news conference at 1:30 p.m.

  Madison County Rental Assistance program arrives after five months of waiting

With a possible end toe CDC Eviction Moratorium coming soon, the clock is ticking to get this money to people who need it.

  Drake State offering free STEM learning experience to teens

Are your middle or high schoolers looking for summer learning?

  Drivers pay record gas prices during Memorial Day weekend

“We saw the highest Memorial Day gasoline prices we had seen since 2014.”

  Fraternal Order of Police reviews HPD and Kemontae Hobbs incident

WAFF took the video to Everett Johnson, the President of the Alabama Fraternal Order of Police. He says from what we know, it appears the force used is what was needed to get the job done.