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What's in a name?: The story behind &...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:03

Montgomery's own, Alabama star faced difficult journey heading into this year's NFL draft.         

Dense Fog Advisory Issued Easter Sunday Morning

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:02

Portions of the Tennessee Valley including Southern Middle Tennessee along with Madison, Marshall, Jackson, and DeKalb Counties in Alabama will be under a Dense Fog Advisory through 9AM Sunday morning. Visibility could fall to below 1 mile at times f...

Easter Sunday Weather: Chilly at sunrise, comforta...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:02

Saturday’s cloudy, dreary weather has moved out of the Tennessee Valley, and drier air is quickly taking its place. As a result, Sunday morning is shaping up to be a mostly clear yet cold start, with morning lows in the upper 30s in our usual cold sp...

2019 AHSAA second-round baseball playoff pairings

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:03

Times to be announced.         

2019 AISA baseball playoff scoreboard, schedule

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:03

Each best-of-3 first-round series, unless noted, begins with a doubleheader on Friday and ends, if necessary, with a single game Saturday.         

North Alabama celebrates Earth Day

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:02

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – On Saturday, events were held across north Alabama to celebrate Earth Day -even though Earth Day lands on Monday, April 22nd this year. On one end of Madison County, the Solid Waste Disposal Authority held a hazardous waste dro...

Patients impacted by multi-state opioid take down...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:02

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Three Madison County doctors are facing serious charges after a federal opioid takedown, and it’s leaving some patients concerned for what’s next for their medical treatment. WHNT News 19 has had people reach out concerned abou...

Huntsville Havoc earn their way back to SPHL Champ...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 08:30:01

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Huntsville Havoc knock off the Knoxville Ice Bears 3-2 in overtime to advance to the SPHL Championship series for the 2nd straight year. A goal from Nolan Kaiser sealed the deal for the Havoc after a game tight game throughout...

John Cena In Talks For 'Suicide Squad&...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:02

ComicBook.com is reporting that John Cena is in talks to join James Gunn's "Suicide Squad."         

What Was Kurt Angle's Biggest Regret From...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:02

What Was Kurt Angle's Biggest Regret From His Last WWE Stint?         

Ronda Rousey Hints At Starting A Family

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:02

View this post on Instagram???? #impregnationvacationA post shared by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Apr 15, 2019 at 1:27pm PDT         

Jonathan Randolph chasing down more than lead at R...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:02

The Mississippi native is two back of the lead going into the final round of the Web.com Tour event in Prattville.         

Batista Discusses His Eventual WWE Hall of Fame In...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:02

According to Comicbook.com, "Former WWE Champion and Hollywood star Batista returned to action for the first time in five years at WrestleMania 35, where he lost a vicious No Holds Barred bout to his longtime friend and rival Triple H." journey."  ...

Piledriver: WWE's revised roster set

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:02

WWE's superstar shakeup took place this week.         

The 1970s Were Fast Times For Nascar Greats At Tal...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:03

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a six-part series chronicling the creation and history of Talladega Superspeedway, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019, featuring highlights from springtime racing events through the decades.

Auburn equestrian caps undefeated season with 6th...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:02

The Tigers also captured their first-ever undefeated season with an 8-7 win over Georgia in the title match.         

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Championship round t...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:02

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Championship round three         

Auburn forward Chuma Okeke declares for 2019 NBA d...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:02

After a stand out second season with the Auburn Tigers, Sophomore forward Chuma Okeke has officially declared for the 2019 NBA draft. The 6’8 forward announced he’ll be hiring an agent but he could return to play for Auburn after testing the draft wa...

What You Need to Know About “We Buy Houses for Cas...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:02

We’ve all seen the signs that say, “We buy houses for cash!” You might be asking yourself, “Are these offers legitimate? What’s the catch?” The answer is yes, many of these offers are legitimate, but you should still be wary of scams. The catch is yo...

4G STEM Event aims to inspire youth to take intere...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala, – Saturday, two state representatives hosted an event to get kids excited about science, technology engineering, and technology. The event called 4G stands for girls, guys, gigabytes, and gadgets. Students ages 8 to 18 had the opport...

Biden has opposed busing children to integrate sch...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:03

In public comments in the 1970s, Biden said he believed in equal educational opportunities but disagreed busing was the way to achieve that.         

Luke Whittemore after T-Day

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:03

Troy receiver Luke Whittemore had five catches for 94 yards and a touchdown at T-Day.         

2019 AISA baseball first-round playoff scoreboard

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:03

Each best-of-3 first-round series, unless noted, begins with a doubleheader on Friday and ends, if necessary, with a single game Saturday.         

Auburn's Chuma Okeke faces fascinating NB...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:03

The rising junior Tigers forward is still recovering from a torn ACL suffered in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.         

Crimson Tide Softball: Alabama Devours the Gators...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:02

Alabama sweeps No. 6 Florida on their home field, improving to 45-4 overall and 14-4 in SEC play. A series that many observers thought would be the most competitive of the season turned into a one-sided affair as the Crimson Tide thumped the Gators...

Secret Shopper: Legitimate Job or Scam?

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:02

You’ve been invited to check out a favorite retailer to secretly shop their store and evaluate the quality of service, product availability and the best part – keep the items plus earn a paycheck. It really does sound like a too good to be a true opp...

Dollywood’s Eagle Mountain Sanctuary welcomes new...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:02

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Dollywood has welcomed a fluffy addition to the amusement park — an eaglet. The new baby bird hatched Wednesday to parents Grant and Glenda. The eaglet is part of the park’s Eagle Mountain Sanctuary, a 30,000-square-foot aviary...

The Turpin children had a police dog when facing t...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:02

(CNN) — As the children of David and Louise Turpin spoke about taking their life back and the nightmares they still have, a yellow Labrador sat quietly next to them. The dog, Raider, has been meeting with the siblings ever since their parents were ar...

Sun for Some, Clouds Elsewhere

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:03

After the cloudy start to the day, some locations are seeing sunshine in full supply this afternoon, while many locations in central, eastern, and northern portions of the state continue to deal with more clouds.

Recipe: Classic Southern Deviled Eggs

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:03

I just love deviled eggs, but for whatever reason, I don’t make them very often. But when Easter rolls around, it’s always the perfect way to use those leftover colorful eggs.

Baseball: Randolph County at St. James

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:02

Baseball: Randolph County at St. James         

A look at Saivion Smith's career at Alaba...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:02

Former Alabama, LSU defensive back Saivion Smith will be in the 2019 NFL Draft.         

NFL Draft 2019: 3 Facts on Saivion Smith, former A...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:02

Former Alabama, LSU defensive back Saivion Smith will be in the 2019 NFL Draft.         

Akshay Bhatia sweating out RTJ cut

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:02

Akshay Bhatia, after finishing Friday's second round, says he'll nervously wait while hoping he made the cut at the Web.com Tour RTJ Championship.         

Auburn gymnast Derrian Gobourne wins program&a...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:02

Freshman Derrian Gobourne scord a 9.95 on vault to finish in a tie for first.         

After T-Day, Troy Trojans still mum on quarterback...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:02

Troy use 4 quarterbacks, while a fifth who started last season sat while recovering from injury. Receiver Eafford gets A. Transfers make splash.         

Whit’s end? No, Troy receiver is just be...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:02

Luke Whittemore emerges as potential star for Troy Trojans with nice showing in Saturday’s T-Day game that ends spring practice.         

Colorado girl, mother suing doctor for allegedly n...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:01

AURORA, Colo. – A 13-year-old girl and her mother claim the girl’s urologist stopped seeing the girl when her care became too complicated. Now, Abaigeal Holbrook and her mother Carrie are suing Children’s Hospital Colorado and Dr. Duncan Wilcox. In 2...

North Carolina man wins $250K, plans to take 92-ye...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:01

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Pack your bags, grandma! An Asheville man has big plans after winning $250,000 on a scratch-off ticket, according to a news release. Daniel Roberts stopped to pick up gas for his lawn mower at the George’s Mini Market in Asheville,...

A zookeeper suffered ‘lacerations and punctures’ i...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:01

(CNN) — A zookeeper is recovering in the hospital after she was attacked Saturday morning by a tiger at the Topeka, Kansas, zoo. The woman and a 7-year-old male Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv were both in the tiger habitat shortly after the zoo opened w...

Burglar accused of moving into Memphis home while...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:01

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man is charged with aggravated burglary after police say he broke into someone’s house while they were away and started living in it. Rachel Rodriguez said she thought the man she’s been waving to at a nearby house on Colem...

A peep into the history of Easter’s marshmallow ic...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:01

(CNN) — Easter is a popular time for America’s bunny- and chick-shaped marshmallow friends known as Peeps. Every day, about 5.5 million Peeps are produced, roughly 2 billion a year. Peeps may be made with love, but they also have some less-healthy in...

Troy University T-Day Spring Football Scrimmage

Posted On: 2019-04-20 23:30:02

Troy University T-Day Spring Football Scrimmage         

Scott Martin: Stubborn Showers Today, Beautiful Ea...

Posted On: 2019-04-20 21:30:03

Scott Martin: Stubborn Showers Today, Beautiful Easter Sunday

Birmingham Zoo announces Red Panda pregnancy

Posted On: 2019-04-20 21:30:01

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham Zoo says 8-year-old red panda, Sorrel, is pregnant. The veterinary staff confirmed the pregnancy after performing an ultrasound exam earlier this week. They says the pregnancy happened through natural breeding with t...

Easter Weekend Forecast: From Cold & Damp To S...

Posted On: 2019-04-20 21:30:01

Saturday morning didn’t get off to the best start: patchy drizzle persisted through sunrise, while temperature stayed stuck in the 40s. The dreary weather that started the weekend will steadily fade away as we move through Saturday and into Sunday th...

On This Day In Alabama History: President George H...

Posted On: 2019-04-20 19:30:03

April 20, 1993: President George Herbert Walker Bush proclaimed April as National Recycling Month during a speech at Birmingham-Southern College on April 20, 1993

Weather Xtreme: Stubborn Showers Today, Beautiful...

Posted On: 2019-04-20 19:30:03

We'll have a cool and cloudy morning to start with some stubborn showers that refuse to leave Central Alabama. But those will eventually move out later today, and we'll have an absolutely wonderful Easter Sunday in store for us.

Man serving sentence for escape escapes work relea...

Posted On: 2019-04-20 17:30:02

TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for escaped work-release inmate Joel Amos Spears. They say Spears was last seen at his job site around 9:45 Friday night. Spears, 23, is described as standing 5’9″ tall and wei...

Former Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham on the v...

Posted On: 2019-04-20 11:30:02

"I’ll just be happy to get back to playing football and having an opportunity to play in the NFL.”