Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Senate Worked on Tax Bill Overnight

    Senate Republicans worked on the Republican tax bill overnight, considering changes. According to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the next vote on the bill may come at 10 this morning our time.

  • SHSU’s Criminal Justice and Criminology Ranked Third Globally

    Sam Houston State University continues to move forward in excellence in the study of criminal justice. Communications manager Emily Binetti tells us all about it . . . .  

  • Houston Family Christmas

    Marketing Coordinator for the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, Megan Buro, informs us that they are having their annual Houston Family Christmas this Saturday . . . .

  • Christmas Fair & Parade Saturday

    Don’t forget about the Christmas Fair and Winter in the Park in Downtown Huntsville 10 AM to 5 PM this Saturday. There will be train rides, games, real snow, food vendors, a bounce house, Santa,…

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a vehicle was reported stolen in the 2200 block of Bobby K Marks Drive. On the night shift Wednesday, a vehicle was reported stolen in the…

  • Upcoming Kid’s Activity at Library

    There will be a lot of things for kids to do at the Huntsville Public Library this Christmas season. Cataloger Brenda Poe fills us in on an event coming up . . . .

  • House Homeland Security Committee Meets to Discuss Global Terror

    The House Homeland Security Committee met Thursday in Washington to discuss global terror threats. The new Director of the FBI, Christopher Wray, hoped an important investigative tool, a section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act,…

  • TDCJ Officer Charged with Bribery

    According to a story today in the Huntsville Item, on Tuesday morning 21-year-old Huntsville resident and TDCJ employee Harold D. Johnson was arrested by officers of the Office of the TDCJ Inspector General on a…

  • Speaker Ryan Speaks on Sexual Harassment Legislation

    Accusations of sexual harassment seem to be capturing a great deal of attention by the media lately. Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, spoke to reporters Wednesday about efforts underway to combat this kind of…

  • Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Comments on the Economy

    The U-S economy is looking pretty good. Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addressed the Joint Economic Committee on the topic in Washington Wednesday . . . .