News & Updates
Month: February 2017

Investigators Need Help Finding Hit-and-Run Driver

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 [more]

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AshaKiran to host 5th Annual Community Kite Festival

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 [more]

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Arrest Made in Monday Afternoon Shooting on Thomas Road

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 [more]

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St. Patrick’s Pet Adoption Special

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, [more]

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Safety Housing Blue Star Program

Safe housing is a Blue Star priority in new police program

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Investigators Need Help Locating Shooting Suspects

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.  [more]

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City Council – Highlights from Feb. 23 Meeting

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 [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of February 20, 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 [more]

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Police Charge Man in Recent Arson and Burglary

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 [more]

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Huntsville Sanitation Operating on Regular Schedule Week of 2/20

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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