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Stories with place: Huntsville
  • new storyWrongful death lawsuit filed in fireworks factory explosion 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 4:46 am

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The family of a woman who was killed in an explosion at the Ultratec pyrotechnics factory has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

  • Drake State president placed on administrative leave 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 3:45 am

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Helen McAlpine, long-time president at Drake State Community and Technical College in Huntsville, has been placed on administrative leave.

  • Parents dislike abortion protests near Alabama school 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 8:40 am

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Parents in Huntsville are complaining about demonstrators protesting around a school that's located near an abortion clinic.

  • Alabama veteran recalls 'Soundtrack of the Vietnam War' 
    Updated: Nov-15-15 1:01 pm

    HUNSTVILLE, Alabama - The band's manager was a stripper from Saigon who went by the stage-name of Geri Vay. Dave Gallaher was an Air Force intelligence specialist from Atlanta serving in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968, and during his off-duty hours he played guitar in this stripper-managed band, named The Rotations because its lineup ebbed and flowed due to the servicemen in the group "rotating back home." The group played the soul and R&B hits from artists of the day. King Curtis. Junior Walker. The Temptations. "The band was originally to do a little bit of music before she did her strip show," Gallaher, now 69, recalls. "And it got to where the band was as big a demand as her show was so she figured she would get another band or two going that way and that's what she did."

  • 37 months for Alabama man in weapons case 
    Updated: Nov-13-15 4:06 am

    NEW ORLEANS - A Huntsville, Alabama, man has been sentenced in New Orleans to more than three years in prison on a federal firearms charge.

  • 1 killed in Alabama plant explosion 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 11:15 am

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Authorities are investigating a fatal explosion at a plant in Huntsville.

  • Prosecutors mulling third trial for Alabama police officer story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 5:00 am

    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The attorney for an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force on an Indian man asked a federal judge to acquit him after a second trial ended in a hung jury.

  • GE Aviation to build 2 factories in Huntsville 
    Updated: Oct-27-15 8:41 pm

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - GE Aviation is building twin factories in Huntsville that are expected to employ up to 300 people.