Suit claims UAH delayed, reduced punishment for hockey player accused of rape
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A woman has filed a lawsuit against The University of Alabama in Huntsville, two administrators, and a UAH police officer claiming the university and faculty failed to take immediate and appropriate action to investigate an alleged sexual assault involving a UAH hockey player. The lawsuit names UAH, Associate Provost Brent Wren, former UAH police Sgt. […]
What you need to know about getting Alabama’s new STAR I.D.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The December 1, 2014 deadline to get the state’s new STAR I.D. is pushed back to 2016. But, you can still go ahead and check it off your to-do list. The Alabama Department of Public Safety implemented the STAR I.D. program to comply with the federal REAL-ID Act of 2005. The legislation modified […]
EXCLUSIVE: Local leaders want to build ‘space academy’ in Rocket City
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — WHNT News 19 learned local leaders are looking into the idea of bringing a space academy to the Rocket City. The plan is in the conceptual phase, but local, state and federal leaders are involved, according to information provided by U.S. Space and Rocket Center CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart. Barnhart says […]
Alabama getting head start on plans for bicentennial celebration
The State of Alabama is just a few years away from celebrating its 200th birthday, and planning is already underway to mark the event. The Alabama Bicentennial Commission chose Constitutional Hall Village in Huntsville, the site where the state's first constitution was written in 1819, to unveil the "Alabama 200" logo.
Mystery Fireball Seen Over Alabama Skies Might Have Been Caused By The Orionid Meteor Shower
A “mystery fireball” that was seen streaking across the night sky near Trussville, Alabama could have been just a meteor streaking across the night sky caused by the recent Orionid meteor shower. According to ABC News, the phenomenon which was captured on video had led to speculations regarding the origins of the “mystery object.” Dashcam Mystery Fireball Seen Over Alabama Skies Might Have Been ...
Huntsville abortion clinic reopens after securing approval from health officials
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Pro choice advocates are calling the news a major victory; North Alabama has a licensed abortion provider, again. Nearly fourth months ago the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives closed its downtown Huntsville clinic, but they re-opened Monday at 4831 Sparkman Drive. The Department of Public Health granted clinic owner Dalton Johnson […]