Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • CNN’s “Inside Man” Gets Inside Look at SHSU’s STAFS

    Sam Houston State University’s Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility will be featured on CNN’s documentary series “Morgan Spurlock Inside Man” on June 24, with a special episode focusing on the duties of a crime…

  • IRS Commissioner Koskinen Censured

    Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted along party lines to censure IRS Commissioner John Koskinen for his alleged conduct during an investigation into the IRS’s targeting of political groups applying for tax…

  • Donald Trump Coming to Texas

    Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is returning to Texas this week with rallies at a hotel in the Woodlands and a nightclub in Dallas. Tonight, Mr. Trump will be at a rally at Gilley’s…

  • Big Screen TV Monitors in Courthouse Continue to Help

    Besides the recent security improvements on entry to the Walker County Courthouse, another one was initiated many months ago involving the installation of Big Screen TV monitors for Commissioners’ court and other courtrooms that were…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on 9th Appellate Court Decision on Concealed Weapons

    Congressman Kevin Brady passed along to us that in California, “The country’s 9th appellate court ruled we don’t have a second amendment right to carry concealed weapons in public without, quote, good cause. In other…

  • Mandatory Water Restrictions Implemented for City

    The City of Huntsville reports that mandatory water restrictions are being implemented due to a combination of a leaking 30” raw water line that transmits water from the Trinity River to the TRA surface water…

  • Federal Grand Jury Convened to Investigate Orlando Nightclub Shooter’s Wife

    Fox News reports that a federal source confirmed yesterday prosecutors have convened a grand jury to look into charging the wife of the Orlando nightclub terrorist Omar Mateen, Noor Salman, as an accessory to 49…

  • Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victim Tells Story

    Surgeons at the Orlando Regional Medical Center who operated on the victims of the terrorist shooting incident at the Pulse nightclub spoke at a press conference Tuesday. A victim who spoke at the conference, Angel…

  • Clinton Defeats Sanders in D-C

    Tuesday in the Washington, D.C. Democratic primary, presidential nominee Hillary Clinton defeated Senator Bernie Sanders. The two candidates met for an hour-and-a-half in a Washington hotel Tuesday. Neither candidate spoke to the media following the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    Looking back over the past several days, in Huntsville Police news on the night shift last Friday at the intersection of Gail Lane and Circle Drive 34-year-old Christopher Sargent was arrested for evading arrest with…