Huntsville - Madison

  Huntsville passes resolution on zoning adjustment notifications

The Huntsville City Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for the board of zoning adjustments to add ways of notifying neighbors.

  Thousands fill downtown Huntsville for Veterans Day parade

  Attorney demands release of police video in Dana Fletcher shooting

Rocket City Trash Pandas announce new mascot’s debut, naming vote

  3 arrested after staging ‘die-in’ protest at Huntsville Veterans Day parade

Man rescued from Huntsville storm drain

  Veteran’s memorial stolen in Huntsville

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  Protesters call for Dana Fletcher shooting body cam footage outside of Madison City Hall

  City files to keep records confidential in Huntsville police officer’s murder case

  Rodents, roaches and bare hands on ice: Your November 8th Kitchen Cops Report

  Thousands of dollars in hair weaves stolen from Huntsville store

  Huntsville approves management contract for new amphitheater

  Turkey box giveaway sign-ups coming to Huntsville Downtown Rescue Mission

  Family announces public memorial for man killed in Madison officer-involved shooting

The sister of Dana Fletcher is inviting the public to a memorial in his honor.

  Construction set to begin on Councill High School Park

The Huntsville City Council approved Mayor Tommy Battle’s request to begin construction on the new Councill High School Park.

  Huntsville moves to renovate Joe Davis Stadium for football, soccer, lacrosse

The city wants to convert the stadium from a baseball venue into a multisport facility to support high school football, soccer, lacrosse and other city sporting events.

  Heavily traveled Madison County road gets $9.2M grant for improvements

Sen. Richard Shelby announced a $9.2 million Department of Transportation grant to help improve and expand Blake Bottom Road.

  Madison County Sheriff’s Office completes investigation into Madison officer-involved shooting

  Madison County parents convicted in infant’s death

  Valley law enforcement, FBI announce drug bust valued at just under $700K

CASA of Madison County takes their ramp building operation on the road

  First year a ‘success’; more people expected to grow hemp in 2020 season

  Jemison High School security guard acquitted of assaulting student during fight

  Some students say they’re surprised at Alabama A&M fraternity’s revocation

The Kappa Kappa Psi chapter’s charter has been revoked by their national council.

Huntsville Utilities warns of Cash App scam

Huntsville Utilities says they have been informed of a new tactic in which scammers tell the customer that they can pay their “late bill” through the Cash App.

Giant flag adorns Madison County Courthouse in honor of Veterans Day

The flag will be displayed through Nov. 12 in honor of Veterans Day.

  Huntsville Humane Society CEO reacts to U.S. Senate passing new animal cruelty bill

Animal cruelty could soon become a felony with big penalties.

  Huntsville’s Memorial Parkway grant and future improvements

WAFF 48 News talked with members of the Huntsville City Council, who say improvements are needed and plans are now in place to improve Memorial Parkway.

  Activists pushing for body cam footage in deadly Madison officer-involved shooting

The Madison County Sheriff's Office said it will not be releasing the footage.

  Madison County teachers honored with district awards

Meet a few of the great teachers working at Madison County Schools.

Lawyer: Widow of man shot by police adamant he wasn’t armed

An attorney representing relatives of a black man who was killed by police in Alabama is demanding full transparency over the deadly shooting

  Fraternity chapter barred from Alabama A&M

National council members say the chapter’s new member presentation show violated both university and its own hazing policies.

  Madison County K-9 gets protective vest donation

K-9 Happy was gifted a bullet and stab protective vest by the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc.

  Car ends up on top of van in north Huntsville

The driver of a van said a car ran into him while he was stopped waiting at the light. The car ended up tilted and hanging of the side of the van.

  Huntsville mayor delivers State of the City address

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle said education and quality of life are key drivers to bringing people in and filling jobs.

  Several Huntsville district 1 schools jump 10, 20 points on state report card

As with any report card, there is always fear of what grades you’ve earned. For several district 1 in Huntsville this year, they had nothing to worry about. In one year, almost every school in the district saw growth -- some jumping 20 points.

  Tensions flare at town hall with Madison County DA, sheriff over officer-involved shooting

It was standing room only at a NAACP town hall meeting Monday night with Madison County District Attorney Robert Broussard and County Sheriff Kevin Turner.

  Madison neighbors shaken by drive-by shooting; no suspects yet

It is unclear why the home on Westcott Drive was targeted.

  Madison County Democrats looking for more state support after leadership change

The changes come as two Valley politicians have made moves to join the Republican party.

  Shellfish delay Old Highway 431 construction

A protected shellfish has caused delays for a big construction project on four old bridges on Old Highway 431.

  Fundraiser brings in money for organization’s hiring efforts

The yearly fundraiser brings in money for the Christian Women’s Job Corps of Madison County.

  Phase 2 of Jordan Road, Ryland Pike project begins next month

The second phase of the Jordan Road extension project and Ryland Pike construction project begins next month.

  Car fire damages northeast Huntsville home

Huntsville firefighters responded to a structure fire on Edgemont Drive Monday afternoon.

  Crews respond to multiple fires in Hazel Green

There was a fire on Alex Lane in Hazel Green and Toney firefighters were on the scene. There was someone inside the home when the fire started.

No one hurt in drive-by shooting in Madison

Madison police confirm there was a drive-by shooting on Westscott Drive off Shelton Road Sunday night.

DMV now open on Saturday in Madison County

DMV now open extra day during the week in Madison County

Attorney representing mother charged with child abuse withdraws from case

Attorney representing mother charged with child abuse withdraws from case

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; WAFF reporter continues to fight battle

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; WAFF reporter continues to fight battle

  Inaugural 5k Run Against Violence looks to raise money for those affected

This is the first year for the 5K Run Against Violence in the Tennessee Valley.

New leader in charge of the Alabama Democratic party

Tuscaloosa Representative Chris England has been elected to serve as the new Chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party.

  Mr. Peanut visits Rocket City!

Mr. Peanut visits Rocket City!

  Man arrested after police chase ends in Gurley

The chase began near Harvest and ended in Gurley.

  Pedestrian struck, injured by vehicle on Memorial Parkway

Police say a man was crossing Memorial Parkway near Dunkin’ Donuts right in front of traffic when he was hit.

  Johnson Legacy Center scheduled to open in spring 2020

The recreational building is scheduled be finished by May.

  Huntsville/Madison County NAACP hosting town hall on police use of deadly force

The town hall is at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at the Richard Showers Center in Huntsville.

  Jordan Road extension opens in Madison County

The Jordan Road extension that meets U.S. 72 is now open.

  Checkered inspection for Huntsville fast food joint: Your November 1st, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report

The Checkers at University and Jordan is hit with a 75 score

  Madison County paranormal investigators explain what it takes to hunt for ghosts

The Madison County paranormal investigative team took WAFF 48 News crews on a ghostly search of paranormal activity right in our own backyard.

  I-565 & South Memorial Parkway connector in the works by ALDOT, city of Huntsville

A new project is in the works that will affect tens of thousands of drivers in the Valley. Officials are mapping out an expressway that will take drivers from I-565 and drop them in south Huntsville.

  Sheriff’s office: ‘Irrefutable evidence’ man had gun before fatal officer-involved shooting in Madison

Police say they were pushed to use deadly force because Dana Fletcher pointed a gun at them.

  Huntsville earns grant to plan future of Butler Terrace community

A $1.3 million grant could change public housing and bring in outside resources.

  Huntsville: Flooding infrastructure improvements slowed by FEMA

FEMA awarded almost $16 million to Huntsville for flooding infrastructure improvements, but now could be slowing the construction.

  Taste of Huntsville earns $20K for charities for foster children, the homeless

The Huntsville Madison County Hospitality Association presented a check to the Downtown Rescue Mission and Kids to Love.

  Trainer warns against owning ‘American hero’ dog breed

In speaking to the nation, President Donald Trump said ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “died like a dog.” Well, in actuality, it was a dog that played a key role in the operation. The K-9′s name has not been released, but already has people talking

  Genealogy event could lead you to this Huntsville cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery is a vital piece of history a group of women from totally different backgrounds want to hold on to and restore.

  Noise ordinance for Madison County starts Dec. 1

For the first time ever, members of the Madison County Commission passed a noise ordinance.

  Madison County commissioners create 7-member board to improve cemeteries

Madison County commissioners want to improve neglected cemeteries around the county.

  Suspects indicted in capital murder case of slain Madison County teen, grandmother

New indictments have been handed down in a 2018 double murder connected to a Mexican drug cartel.

  Madison County deputies trying to identify woman accused of using cloned credit card

Madison County deputies need help identifying a person they believe used a cloned credit card at the MAPCO on Highway 53 in Harvest.

  District Attorney weighs in on Madison officer involved shooting

Madison County District Attorney Rob Broussard says body camera footage will not be released to the media or public because of an active investigation.

  Von Braun Center to receive upgrades

That’s not all, there will be a new music hall and restaurant! This is all part of the ongoing expansion project.

  Huntsville Police responsible for keeping records on 200 sex offenders

State records show that as of Oct. 29, all offenders in Huntsville and Madison are compliant with the law and local law enforcement.

  South Huntsville restaurants cashing in on Cecil Ashburn reopening

"It’s the new stress now. It’s the stress of trying to keep up, instead of the stress trying to pay the bills."

Man charged following New Hope death investigation

Investigators say sheriff’s deputies responded to a shopping center in the 10000 block of Highway 431 around 8 p.m.

Federal judge blocks Alabama’s abortion ban

A federal judge has blocked an Alabama abortion ban that would make the procedure a felony in nearly all cases.

Fatal fire in south Huntsville

One person is dead after a Tuesday morning apartment fire

  1 person dead, investigation underway in New Hope

A death investigation is underway in New Hope.

  Madison City Council passes pay bump for elected leaders

The Madison City Council passed a pay bump for elected leaders on Monday night.

  Student arrested after threat made at Grissom high school

Police have taken a student into custody following a threat made against Grissom high school.

  Sheriff: Man killed by Madison Police pointed gun at officers

The Madison County Sheriff took over the investigation of an officer-involved shooting that happened outside Madison’s Planet Fitness on Highway 72. The Sheriff’s Office released new information on Monday.

  Human remains found over a decade ago still unidentified

Human remains found over a decade ago still unidentified