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Investigators Need Help Finding Hit-and-Run Driver

February 28, 2017

Huntsville Police Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver.   On February 19, around 10:00 a.m., the victim was riding their bicycle on Oakwood Avenue between Pulaski Pike and Blue Bird Avenue.  They were struck from behind by a vehicle that left the scene going west on Oakwood Avenue.  The victim sustained multiple broken bones but is expected to survive.   Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed [more]

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AshaKiran to host 5th Annual Community Kite Festival

February 28, 2017

Huntsville Parks & Recreation, as well as the Multicultural Affairs office are joining AshaKiran to host the 5th Annual Community Kite Festival this Saturday, March 4, in John Hunt Park. The festival is an event that brings together diverse groups from the community for family fun and strives to bridge language and cultural gaps. It will have more than 90 exhibitors sharing their information to help enhance quality of life, [more]

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Arrest Made in Monday Afternoon Shooting on Thomas Road

February 28, 2017

Investigators have charged Marcus Bradham, 20 of Athens, with Assault following the investigation of a shooting Monday afternoon on Thomas Road.   Officers responded to calls of gunshots in the 3800 block of Thomas Road around 1:30 p.m. yesterday.  When they arrived they found the victim who had been shot in the leg.  He was transported to the hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening.  The shooting occurred behind a building where [more]

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St. Patrick’s Pet Adoption Special

February 28, 2017

Huntsville Animal Services is celebrating St. Patrick’s with a special half price adoption fee for all the “Irish-at-heart” pet lovers from March 1 through March 17. The adoption fee includes vaccinations, microchip, city license, and spay or neuter. Visit Huntsville Animal Services, 4950 Triana Boulevard, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed on [more]

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Safety Housing Blue Star Program

February 27, 2017

Safe housing is a Blue Star priority in new police program

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Investigators Need Help Locating Shooting Suspects

February 27, 2017

Huntsville Police need help locating two shooting suspects from the February 12 shooting in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Sparkman Drive.   The victim was in the suspects’ car making a gun transaction.  The victim tried to get out of the car and was shot multiple times.  Investigators charged Kendrick Isiah Patterson, 19 of Huntsville, with Attempted Murder on February 22.  The victim was in serious condition but is expected to survive.   Investigators [more]

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City Council – Highlights from Feb. 23 Meeting

February 24, 2017

Police The Huntsville City Council authorized Huntsville Police Department to hire new officers to bring the manpower up to authorized strength. The approval enables HPD to have a second Police Academy class in 2017. Recruitment for that class will begin officially on March 6. A current group of 29 officers is in the preliminary stages of training for an Academy that begins in earnest on March 6. City Administrator John Hamilton told the Council [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of February 20, 2017

February 24, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Gig, gig and more gig Mediacom announced it will launch of 1 Gig speeds in Huntsville, joining Google Fiber, AT&T, and Comcast that have all announced new services. Huntsville’s got the look…and skill Gallup reports Alabama workers are the most engaged workforce in the nation. Gallup classifies employees as engaged when they are “highly involved in and enthusiastic about their work and workplace.” Work Hard, Play Hard Stars and Strikes, an Atlanta-based bowling [more]

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Police Charge Man in Recent Arson and Burglary

February 23, 2017

Huntsville Police have charged Savontae Shoulders, 25 of Huntsville, with multiple crimes including Arson and Burglary.   Officers patrolling the area of Pulaski Pike last night spotted a car matching the description of one recently stolen from Cowboys Auto Sales.  The officers attempted to stop the car and a short pursuit ensued.  After a few blocks the driver, Savontae Shoulders, stopped the car and ran on foot.  While exiting the car he [more]

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Huntsville Sanitation Operating on Regular Schedule Week of 2/20

February 20, 2017

City of Huntsville offices are open for the President’s Day holiday. Sanitation services remain on a normal pick up schedule for the week of February 20.

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