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VIDEO: A sit down with the new WDI Director at AMRDEC

Dr. Juanita M. Harris is now the Director for Weapons Development and Integration for the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Command, and her selection for the position is nothing short of historic. She is actually the first African American woman from Redstone Arsenal ever selected for the Senior Executive Service and it is not a position she takes lightly.

Huntsville Police investigating Wednesday night shooting

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) Huntsville Police responded to a shooting at the Wavaho gas station on Highway 72 on Wednesday night.

Council to vote on allowing Uber, other rideshares in Huntsville

Could you soon catch a ride in Huntsville using an app?

Huntsville City Schools to use recording devices to improve language skills

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - A partnership with the LENA Research Foundation includes wearing recording devices for 16 daily hours.

Ultratec shut down for code violations after February explosion

OWENS CROSS ROADS, Ala. (WAAY) - Officials have shut down manufacturing at the Ultratec plant where two employees were killed in February, saying the company wasn't compliant with state regulations.

Scanners at Redstone gates may ease access for visitors

A big change is coming to Redstone Arsenal on April 1st. The Garrison confirms that new handheld scanners will be used at all of the gates to scan the drivers licenses’ of all visitors attempting to enter onto the instillation, this in an attempt to increase security and decrease wait times at the gates.

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Body camera video of Limestone County escape released

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - The Limestone County Sheriff's Office has released video of a traffic stop that resulted in a man running from the law.

UPDATE: Child hit by SUV in Decatur

DECATUR, Ala. (WAAY) - Decatur police said a three-year-old boy is in Huntsville Hospital after being hit by an SUV Wednesday evening.

Police: Man wanted for Penn. homicide traveled through Alabama

ATHENS, Ala. (WAAY) - Pennsylvania State Police are still looking for a man wanted in connection with a woman's death and said they have evidence he traveled through Alabama.

UPDATE: Deputies arrest man accused of attacking deputy

Limestone County Sheriff's deputies say Tony Dewayne Glover is now in custody.

ULA CEO: Next generation rocket to be built in Decatur

United Launch Alliance, the joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin that builds their Atlas and Delta rockets at in their Decatur factory, will soon be adding a new rocket to their lineup.  For now, it's known as the Next Generation Launch System, or NGLS.  ULA has kept details to a minimum for the past few months, but the company's president and CEO, Tory Bruno, confirmed that the new rocket will be built in Decatur.

Athens City Schools looks to have charter school up and running by August

ATHENS, Ala. (WAAY) - A highly debated charter school bill has become a law in Alabama, and now Athens looks to authorize one.

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Man charged with assaulting Lauderdale deputies

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - A man in jail tried to kill himself by lying in the road and charging at an officer with a knife before he was subdued, authorities said.

Two charged with attempted murder for December shooting in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. (WAAY) - Two men are in jail for a December shooting that put a man in the hospital.

Mental health options for families seeking help

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - Families across North Alabama who need help for their mentally ill loved ones sometimes just don't know what to do.

Sheffield residents are fed up with trouble making visitors

SHEFFIELD, Ala. (WAAY) - In a special called meeting Tuesday Sheffield's city council heard concerns from dozens of downtown Sheffield residents over the recent problems with downtown lounges, and the patrons they attract.

Man dresses like a princess for movie night with niece in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. (WAAY) - If there's one message these pictures hammer home, it's never underestimate the lengths an uncle will go to for his niece.

Former Russellville star and Alabama player facing multiple drug charges

FLORENCE, Ala. (WAAY) - Former 4-star recruit and Alabama player Brent Calloway was arrested in Florence over the weekend.

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Warrants served on current and former Marshall Co. deputies

Several Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies found themselves on the other side of the law Wednesday evening. 

Man on horseback eludes DeKalb County deputies

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - Deputies are looking for a man who jumped off the side of a mountain on horseback to elude them Wednesday morning.

Guntersville makes road improvements to ease congestion

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - A few months ago, Guntersville's first Publix opened for business.

Kentucky sex offender arrested in Fort Payne

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WAAY) - Police have arrested a sex offender from Kentucky who they said was living near a school in Fort Payne.

UPDATE: Stolen equipment from Rainsville recovered

RAINSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - Thousands of dollars worth of equipment stolen from the Field of Dreams in Rainsville has been recovered according to police.

Burned body found at Lookout Mountain home

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - Authorities said they don't suspect foul play in the death of a person at a home on Highway 35.

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'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of "Downton Abbey" say the upcoming sixth season of this popular drama will be its last.

5 Big Weather Events That Huntsvillians Won't Ever Forget

This photo was taken in Harvest on April 3, 1974. This bathtub is part of the damage trail from the F5 tornado that plowed through the area on that frightful day.

How to find sex offenders in your Facebook friends list

Many of us have well over a thousand Facebook friends. Some of them, we haven't seen for years -- maybe not since elementary school.

Listeria traced to 2nd Blue Bell ice cream production plant

DALLAS (AP) — A foodborne illness that contributed to the deaths of three people has been traced to a second production facility operated by Blue Bell Ice Cream.

Man dresses like a princess for movie night with niece in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. (WAAY) - If there's one message these pictures hammer home, it's never underestimate the lengths an uncle will go to for his niece.

Photos show movements of fetuses in smoking mothers

The negative effects of smoking while pregnant are becoming even more evident, with the release of 4D ultrasounds, showing how fetuses react when their mothers smoke. 

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