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Huntsville 5th grader wins state poster contest

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - A Jones Valley Elementary student competing with more than 3,000 other kids in the state rose to the top with his entry in Alabama's Arbor Day poster contest.

Car crashes into South Huntsville home

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - The Huntsville Police Department is investigating an overnight incident that sent one man to the hospital.

Billboard brouhaha leads to $100 million loss in ALDOT funding for N. Alabama

WAAY 31 has learned new information about the $100 million dollars in ALDOT funds that have been taken from roads in Limestone and Madison County because of a billboard posted by an Alabama legislator. Supporters of Senator Bill Holtzclaw put up the billboard on University Drive opposing Governor Bentley's tax increase proposal. 

See Huntsville's snowy dreamland from the sky ... then watch it melt

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - As the Tennessee Valley continues thawing out, more and more videos of the snow are popping up online.

Abandoned house boat sinks at Ditto Landing Marina

Hazardous materials teams were on the scene of a sinking boat Thursday at Ditto Landing. 

Huntsville Police say abandoned cars get a pass following severe weather

Huntsville, Al. (WAAY)-- Dozens of cars were wrecked or abandoned on the side of the road as a result of Wednesday's weather. 

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Ohio snowplowers help clear the way for north Alabama residents

DECATUR, Ala. (WAAY)- Decatur is one of the cities pressing on. And 2 people are behind much of Thursday morning's clean-up.

Second man arrested in connection to construction equipment theft

Athens Police have arrested a second man, accused of stealing five metal augers and twelve purlins stored in a vacant lot. The value of equipment was around $12,000. 

Nuclear plant better prepares in case of emergency

ATHENS, Ala. (WAAY) - Disaster can strike at any minute. The Tennessee Valley Authority is better preparing to protect us.

UPDATE: Wanted man turns himself in to Morgan County Sheriff

10:00 PM UPDATE: Gregory Bryan Crow turned himself in to Sheriff Ana Franklin without incident Monday night. He is being transported to the Morgan County Jail. 

UPDATE: Shots fired call at Athens DHR turns out to be false alarm

WAAY 31 has confirmed with the City of Athens that police officers responded to a shots fired call at the Limestone County Department of Human Resources office around 5:00 p.m. Monday. 

Decatur Utilities working to repair water main leak

DECATUR, Ala. (WAAY) Crews with Decatur Utilities are working to repair a water main leak at Spring Ave. and Lamar Street.

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Tennessee man charged with running over Killen woman

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WAAY) - A Loretto man is in jail without bond after investigators said he hit and killed a Killen woman with his truck after an argument.

Threat closes Rogers High School

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY)-Rogers High School is closed Friday because of a threat.

UNA students more cautious when sledding after fatal Mississippi accident

FLORENCE, Ala. (WAAY) - According to Oxford, Mississippi police, a young man in his twenties passed away Wednesday afternoon after a sledding accident.

Drones capture birds-eye views of snowfall

As the Tennessee Valley wakes up to snowfall, many people are taking cameras out to take pictures of the winter wonderland in their backyard. And some others are taking their cameras up.

Its looking bright for Pathfinder Alabama Program in Muscle Shoals

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WAAY) - Muscle Shoals Career Academy's Pathfinder Alabama Program continues to grow.

Police find second skimming device on Shoals ATM

FLORENCE, Ala. (WAAY)-Florence police are asking local banks and customers to beware after finding a second skimming device at a SunTrust Bank Tuesday morning.

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Marshall County authorities warn of scam calls

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - If someone calls you claiming to be from the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, authorities say you should call the real Marshall County Sheriff's Office.

Albertville Police use Humvee vehicles during snow storm

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WAAY)-More then ten inches of snow fell in parts of Marshall County Wednesday afternoon. 

DeKalb County curfew from 6pm Wednesday through 6am Thursday

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department has imposed a travel ban Wednesday night that runs through 6am Thursday morning.

City of Albertville breaks ground on shopping center

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WAAY)-Albertville City leaders officially broke ground Tuesday  afternoon on a major retail development project.

Guntersville Wine festival announced

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY)-The temperature might be cold outside, but City leaders in Guntersville were talking about big plans for a summer event Tuesday morning.

Guntersville named one of the best places to retire

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY)-A Marshall County city made the top ten list for the best place to retire in the State of Alabama.

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Would you try the 'World's Hottest Burger'

WASHINGTON, Ia. (WAAY) - It's known as the world's hottest burger in the world! 

Taco Bell testing Cap'n Crunch dessert

Fast food chains seem to be diversifying their menus, especially when it comes to desserts. Taco Bell is testing out Cap'n Crunch donut holes in its Bakersfield, California market. 

'Uptown Funk' gets a makeover by spry senior citizens

It's "Uptown Funk" like you've never seen it before. Singer Alex Boye paired his cover of the song with some very active and enthusiastic seniors, who gave the song that classic cool feeling. 

Leonard Nimoy, famous for Mr. Spock character, has died

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Leonard Nimoy, world famous to "Star Trek" fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.

There's a science behind #TheDress

(WAAY) By now, you've probably seen the dress that has everyone talking.

Facebook unveils suicide prevention tool

Facebook and University of Washington have teamed up to help people who post suicidal thoughts on the social network. 

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