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45 min ago | Alabama Live

Madison County man injures Limestone County deputy while fleeing in vehicle

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Alabama -- Limestone County deputies say a Madison County man ended up in more trouble than he bargained for after he ran away from them Wednesday night, injuring one of them in the process.

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Related Topix: Madison County, AL

4 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

Attorney General Strange says counties cannot ban guns in polling places

With the runoff election around the corner, Attorney General Luther Strange is reminding county commissions of their authority limits after voters showed up to the primary on June 3 carrying their guns in Shelby and Chambers counties.

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Related Topix: Chambers County, AL, Huntsville, AL, Weird

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Alabama Live

Bond revocation sought for Elkmont couple charged in fight that led to shooting

ELKMONT, Alabama -- Limestone County District Attorney Brian Jones filed a motion Wednesday to keep an Elkmont couple behind bars until trial because both were out on bond when domestic violence charges came up in relation to a shooting this week .

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Related Topix: Elkmont, AL, Jones, AL

Alabama Live

Athens police, Limestone County deputies make separate meth arrests Tuesday

ATHENS, Alabama -- Several methamphetamine charges came out of Limestone County Tuesday, with the majority of them tied to Woodridge Apartments in Athens.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

You thought you saw a tornado, huh? The scuttlebutt over scud

Several viewers called and emailed WHNT News 19 to report seeing a tornado Tuesday afternoon in western Limestone County.

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Related Topix: Meteorology, Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Elkmont couple both charged after woman shoots boyfriend following fight, sheriff says

ELKMONT, Alabama -- An Elkmont woman admitted shooting her boyfriend in the foot following a heated fight Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Elkmont, AL, Ardmore, AL

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Getting Results: Limestone Cleaning Up Illegal Dump Site

Taking action and getting results and tonight, important results for a Limestone County viewer who contacted us asking for help with an illegal dump site that was burning and making his family ill.

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Related Topix: Morgan County, AL

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Dozens of units battling fire near Madison-Limestone Co. line

It happened before 6 p.m. on Barlow Road in the extreme western portion of the Huntsville city limits, near the Limestone County line.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

Thu Jul 03, 2014

News Courier

Physician aspiration: Tanner grad 1st in family to attend college, accepted into Duke pre-med program

Pro Bowl quarterback and former Athens High star Philip Rivers famously turned in a fifth-grade poster project in which he pasted his photo to the body of an NFL player.

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Related Topix: Tanner, AL, Standardized Testing, Education, University of Alabama, Duke University

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Crooks took a tablet from a church-run fireworks stand.

A second fireworks stand was the target of burglars in as many days. This time, security cameras got a good look at the two men who broke in looking for cash.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Surveillance footage of the break-in at a Madison County fireworks stand.

If you have any information related to the break-in, you're asked to call the Madison County Sheriff's Department.

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Alabama Live

Belle Chevre's Elkmont goat cheese cheesecake takes gold at sofi Awards in NYC

A goat cheese cheesecake produced in rural Limestone County beat out of the competition for best dessert or dessert topping during the 2014 sofi Awards in New York City.

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Related Topix: Elkmont, AL, Huntsville, AL

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Decatur Police: 50% - 75% Of Property Crime Related To Drug Use

In a 24 hour period, more than a dozen people were arrested on drug charges in Morgan and Limestone Counties.

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Related Topix: Decatur, AL, Morgan County, AL

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Reward Increased For Information On Fatal I-65 Crash

The reward for information about a deadly accident on I-65 is growing. George Bolden died in April of last year when another vehicle rear-ended his.

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Related Topix: Jones, AL

Alabama Live

Reward offered for information on fireworks outlet burglary in Limestone County

The sheriff's department reports someone stole a large amount of fireworks between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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Alabama Live

Huntsville/Madison County Independence Day closings

The Solid Waste Disposal Authority: Huntsville Waste to Energy facility and Huntsville Landfill closed on Friday.

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Related Topix: Madison County, AL, Madison, AL

News Courier

Civil Rights Act of 1964: Landmark legislation marks 50th year

Fifty years ago today, the Civil Rights Act became U.S. law on July 2, 1964, ushering in a new era in which "separate but equal" and denying services based on skin color became illegal, among other changes.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Athens, AL, Elkmont, AL, Ardmore, AL

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Limestone County To Clean Up Illegal Dump Monday

Viewers asked us to take action and get them relief from what the state has called a health hazard.

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Related Topix: Fire, Athens, AL

Alabama Live

5 charged in Limestone County meth bust

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Alabama -- Limestone County authorities investigated a methamphetamine lab complaint on Cox Road and ended up taking five people into custody.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

FEMA Disaster Assistance Deadline Extended

At the request of Gov. Robert Bentley, FEMA has agreed to extend the deadline to apply for disaster assistance related to the April 28th tornados.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters

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