Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Image of Bombing Suspect Captured

    An image captured in the surveillance footage of a Boston department store close to the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon may be the bombing suspect authorities are looking for. The footage shows a man…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at six this evening in the Hawkins Administration Building. Tonight, the Board will honor various students and staff members. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of Board meeting dates…

  • Amendment of Alarm Ordinance Reviewed by City Council

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed a first reading of the amendment of an ordinance regarding alarm systems that would provide for a penalty and other provisions. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford…

  • Boys & Girls Club Facilities Discussed by Council

    This week the Huntsville City Council voted in approval to appeal the denial from FEMA on the cost overrun for the Community Safe Room that would bascially be used by the local Boys and Girls…

  • Disaster Seminar Scheduled

    The hurricane season officially gets underway June 1st. A special seminar on what to do in disaster situations is coming up. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis fills us in . . . .…

  • Suspect Questioned by SHSU PD in Suspicious Social Media Message Posting

    Earlier today there was an SHSU KATSAFE message issued by authorities referring to a suspicious social media message posting that mentioned SHSU, which was followed by suggestions from University Police that students be alert and…

  • Sheriff’s Office Makes Big Drug Bust

    The Walker County Sheriff’s office had a big drug bust this month with over a hundred thousand dollars in marijuana plants confiscated. Following a tip on an indoor marijuana growing setup in the 100 block…

  • Property Developer Bius Addresses Council on Incentives

    Huntsville property developer Ben Bius addressed the Huntsville City Council last night in regard to his plan to bring a Hobby Lobby and Goodwill store to the old Wal-Mart building. He outlined an incentives plan…

  • Senator Cornyn on Courage of Bostonians

    Referring to the Boston Marathon bombings from the Senate Floor Tuesday, Senator John Cornyn said, “We still don’t known whose responsible for this terrible atrocity, but we do know that the people of Boston responded…

  • Update on Boston Marathon Bombing

    The number of people injured in the bombing near the Boston Marathon’s finish-line is now up to at least 176, with three fatalities–an 8-year-old boy among them. Authorities also now say only two-bombs went off.…