Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Alexandria Shooting Update

    Early this morning House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition in need of more surgery following the shooting Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Congressman Scalise had been shot once…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Recent Shooting in Alexandria, VA

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady is praising the Capitol Hill Police following a shooting at a practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. Congressman Brady said yesterday: “The quick action of Majority Whip Steve…

  • Police News

    Police News

    Looking back over the past week in Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle was reported stolen in the 600 block of I-45 South. A residential burglary was investigated in the…

  • Film Program Receives Extensive DVD Collection Donation

    Sam Houston State University’s Department of Mass Communication has received a DVD collection of 776 films and TV shows with an estimated value of $3,880 in support of its Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film…

  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Shot

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip by a gunman who started firing a rifle at a practice congressional baseball game near a YMCA in Alexandria, Virginia this morning.  Two Capitol policeman…

  • Major High-Rise Fire in London

    A fire raged through a 24-story apartment building in London around 1 AM London time. The fire resulted in the death of several with dozens injured. Around 40 fire engines were reported to have been…

  • SHSU Offers New Graduate Certificate

    Story by Emily Binetti Few topics dominate today’s public discourse like healthcare. In a rapidly expanding digital media world, health information can often be immense and overwhelming. Employers in the healthcare field need well-trained communicators who…

  • Huge Outdoor Marijuana Growing Operation Busted

    On Friday, June 9th at 3:10 pm, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a possible narcotics call off of FM 2989. Upon arrival, Walker County deputies along with narcotics investigators met with the…

  • Weekend Highway Fatalities

    The Huntsville Item reports that two men from Onalaska, 25-year-old Richard Cox and 32-year-old Matthew Gregg, were killed this past weekend when their vehicle hit an 18-wheeler head-on in the 1900 block of Highway 190…

  • HISD Board Meeting Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet for a regular session at the Hawkins Administration Building this evening at six. Board recognitions are scheduled on the agenda. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes Board approval of the…