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The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
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The phone rings and the caller demands payment and threatens to shut off your power if you don't hand over bank or credit card information. Central Alabama Electric Cooperative and other Alabama co-ops are having it happen to customers and they don't want others to fall prey to con artists. More >>
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -
Friends and family are remembering a Huntsville woman murdered earlier in the week.
Visitation for Colleen Penton will be held at the Berryhill Funeral Home on Sunday. It starts at 4 p.m. and will be followed by a memorial service at 5 p.m.
Penton was found dead inside a home in English Village Monday morning. Police forced their way in after getting a call about a possible murder-suicide. Family members said her husband Robin Penton shot her, and then tried to overdose on pills.
Robin Penton is was charged with her death. He was arrested Friday for murder and domestic violence. He is being held on a $500-thousand bond.