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Two people have died from stab wounds following an incident at a west Huntsville church.
Police said The incident happened at West Huntsville United Methodist Church at 3104 Ninth Avenue shortly after 1a.m.
One person was found dead at the scene while another was taken to Huntsville Hospital and pronounced dead later.
Police have not released any details [...]
The following incidents were reported by law enforcement from Friday through early Monday:
A man was robbed of his iPhone after meeting two people who claimed to want to purchase it.
Matthew Leahy met two men at tghe Books-A-million on Memorial Parkway around 7 p.m.
After the men got into Leahy’s car one of them pulled a gun [...]
A Huntsville man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a man found shot on Lex Drive Wednesday.
Michael Shawn Pierce Fletcher, 25, of Hazel Green, has been charged with killing Charles Swinford.
Swinford, 64, was found shot in a mobile home park around 9 p.m.
Fletcher is being held in the Madison C0unty [...]
A man died after being shot Wednesday night.
Police said the victim, a 50-year old male, was dropped off at the front door of the emergency room at Crestwood Hospital shortly after 9 p.m.
Police said hospital security reported the victim was brought there in a blue car.
The man died later of his injuries.
No other information was [...]
Huntsville police are investigating the death of a person late Wednesday.
According to a release the victim was found in the 2000 block of Lex Drive at 10 p.m. with serious injuries.
The victim was taken to Huntsville Hospital and died later.
Police did not say how the victim was injured.
They also withheld the age and gender of [...]
A Huntsville woman was robbed in her home late Wednesday, police said.
June Childress said a man entered by kicking the garage door in around 10 p.m.
The man pushed Childress down and demanded money.
The robber then took Childress’ wallet and fled.
No arrests were reported.
A Huntsville television reporter was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Wednesday.
WHNT personality Matt Kroschel was booked into the metro jail around 4 a.m. on the DUI charge and an additional charge of speeding.
If convicted Kroschel faces a 90-day suspension of his driver license, fine and jail.
The station reported the arrest on [...]
Huntsville police are investigating a pair of robberies Tuesday night.
In the first incident police said Austin Shoffner, 19, was robbed around 7:30 p.m. in his apartment at 570 Executive Drive.
Two men came by to sell property and when Shoffner tried to pay the men stole his wallet at knifepoint before fleeing in a vehicle.
No arrests [...]
A Huntsville man faces capital murder charges after he was arrested Tuesday by police and U.S. Marshals.
Police said Maurice Antionne Cartwright, 33, has been charged with killing his three-year old son.
The child was brought to Huntsville Hospital May 1 with severe head injuries and evidence of choking.
The child died May 2.
Cartwright had custody of the [...]
Police are investigating a shooting incident in north Huntsville.
According to a release, the incident happened arund 1:30 p.m. at Winchester Road and Pulaski Pike.
No other details were released.