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Huntsville firefighters at the scene of house fire

Huntsville Fire Rescue says it has sent six units to battle a Tuesday night house fire. The fire happened after 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of 9th Avenue and 2nd Street. Crews did not say what started the fire or if there are any injuries. WAAY 31 has a crew heading to the scene, and we

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-22 07:04:00

More drivers hitting the road for Thanksgiving than last year

Christina Simpson is traveling from Columbus, Ohio to Gulf Shores, Alabama. "I have about four hours and fifty minutes left," said Simpson. She is one of 46 million Americans traveling by car this Thanksgiving. "From Illinois. Edwardsville, Illinois, to Panama City, Florida," said Elizabeth Hile. Ja

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-23 04:09:50

Americans say pass the turkey but hold the politics at Thanksgiving dinner

Many Americans are saying pass the turkey but hold the politics at Thanksgiving dinner. A new poll by the Associated Press shows that more than a third of Americans say they dread the prospect of politics coming up over Thanksgiving. The poll found that Democrats are slightly more likely than Republ

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-23 03:58:23

Recovering overeater battles Thanksgiving and wins

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - While many Americans might be planning to turn eating into a sport this Thanksgiving, others like Chris Johnson of Huntsville are planning on how they will manage to keep their eating under control. Mrs. Johnson, 65, fights everyday to avoid relapse. "I have wrestled with this off

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-23 03:46:12

Huntsville company prepares to open in time for 'Small Business Saturday'

Governor Kay Ivey signed a proclamation declaring November 25 "Small Business Saturday." The day is dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses. WAAY 31 caught up with the owner of Holtz Leather Co. on Thursday to talk about the day. The Huntsville business has been around for abou

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-23 00:30:00

Business as usual at Huntsville International the day before Thanksgiving

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Day before Thanksgiving travels are underway! This year AAA is expecting an uptick in travels with some of the highest growth by air. Close to 4 million people are flying this holiday. This Thanksgiving travel season TSA is expecting a record-setting increase in travels, but it

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 16:46:22

Doug Jones uses campaign stops in Huntsville to refute claims by Moore and the President

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Democratic Candidate for Senate Doug Jones spent much of Tuesday in Huntsville. Jones began his afternoon talking to leaders in the Space and Defense industry. For a very brief period after that event, he answered only three questions from reporters, mostly aimed at refuting point

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-22 04:41:00

Senate candidate Doug Jones makes Huntsville campaign stop

Just weeks left before the big Senate election in Alabama, and the race is getting tight. On Tuesday, Democrat Doug Jones campaigned in the Tennessee Valley. The crowd was spilling out of First Missionary Baptist Church where voters got the chance to write their questions for Jones on paper at his Q

WAFF - 2017-11-22 04:43:26

Hundreds get free Thanksgiving meal in Longview, Tyler

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - Hundreds came out for today's annual Hiway 80 Rescue Mission Thanksgiving meal. Every year on November 22rd, people in Longview, and Tyler are served turkey with all the fixings. Rusty Fennell , the associate director for Hiway 80 says, "This is certainly a ministry for us.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-11-23 01:10:17

Thanksgiving Forecast: Sunny & mild!

THIS MORNING: Clear skies and a cold start with patchy frost and a light freeze. Temperatures range mostly from the upper 20s to lower 30s. Wind is calm. TODAY, THANKSGIVING: Sunny and beautiful today. Milder temperatures this afternoon. Highs: 60-65. Winds NW 5 mph, turning WSW 5 mph by the afterno

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-11-23 12:26:23

Dogs providing therapy for frustrated travelers

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Dogs are providing frustrated travelers therapy at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport. Therapet and the airport have partnered to help people experiencing the stress of traveling. Human-animal teams will be visiting and greeting travelers on Thanksgiving Day from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-11-23 01:08:55

Call of Duty WWII is a success for Activision

Longview News Journal - For some years now, the "Call of Duty" series has been moving further into the future until it ended up becoming a sci-fi game. As a result, the gameplay increasingly became faster and more mobile. Over time, though, a growing number of players voiced their call to return to

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-11-23 03:48:07

Police: Missing Palestine woman found

PALESTINE, Texas (KETK) - A missing Palestine woman has been found safe and unharmed. According to Palestine police, Haley Dawn Grant was located Wednesday evening at a location in Anderson County. Police took a missing person report on Monday. Her friend says she had been missing since Saturday,

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-11-23 03:34:23

11-6A All-District Volleyball: Eynon, McAfee lead Longview's selections

Longview's Kennedy Eynon earned first-team honors, teammate Destiny McAfee was a second-team pick and five Lady Lobos picked up honorable-mention accolades with the release of the 11-6A All-District Volleyball Team for 2017. Eynon is a senior setter/outside hitter, and McAfee is a senior middle bloc

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 00:07:00


TYLER, Texas (KETK) - New technology is helping doctors diagnose breast cancer earlier. Leslie Roberts is a two-time breast cancer survivor. "It was just devastating," Roberts says. "You are trying to do all the right things, but sometimes genetics plays a hand you can't beat." In 2002, she underw

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-11-22 04:19:24

Former Backstreet Boy Nick Carter accused of rape

TAMPA, Florida (WFLA) - EDITOR'S NOTE: This article contains some graphic language and is not suitable for all audiences Backstreet Boy Nick Carter is the latest public figure to deny claims of sexual misconduct. In a detailed blog post, Melissa Schulman, a member of 2000-era girl group Dream accuse

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2017-11-22 17:22:30

Gulfport is headed to the big screen

You might have noticed cameras and production crews filming around Gulfport this past weekend. That's because the City of Gulfport will soon be featured in a commercial that will air during a college football bowl game. The purpose is to show off the charm of southern cities and Gulfport was chosen

WXXV25.COM - 2017-11-22 02:28:17

Man accused of killing 72-year-old in MO arrested in Gulfport

A suspect wanted for the murder of a 72-year-old man in Independence, MO was arrested Monday in Gulfport, according to Independence Police Department spokesman John Syme. Federal and local law enforcement officers worked together to arrest Nathan Roy Hendricks after he was found hiding outside a Gul

WLOX - 2017-11-21 20:19:06

Neighbors speak out after deputy shooting in Gulfport

Harrison County authorities have yet to identify the person killed in a deputy-involved shooting last night. According to the Harrison County sheriff, a deputy shot an armed suspect in a Gulfport neighborhood who later died in the hospital. It's not uncommon to see children playing or riding their

WXXV25.COM - 2017-11-22 00:22:57

Someone entered a popular Gulfport pizzeria well after closing and left with cash

A burglar broke in at C.A. Sarducci's Pizzeria early Saturday morning and left with an undisclosed amount of money, police said. The break-in occurred about 2:06 a.m., Police Sgt. Clayton Fulks said Monday. The restaurant is at 1116 Cowan Road, just north of Pass Road. It's unclear if the burglar l