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April Fools – No Joke – Only $20 to Adopt!   

March 28, 2018

There’s no kidding around at Huntsville Animal Services! The shelter is offering a fabulous, unbelievable adoption special just in time for April Fools celebrations. From now through Saturday, April 7, it’s no joke –  you can adopt a dog, cat, puppy or kitten for just $20. The adoption special includes rabies vaccinations, microchip, city license, and spay or neuter. Don’t miss out on this special April Fool’s adoption promotion to help [more]

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Arrest

March 26, 2018

Huntsville Police arrested 38 yr. old Brian Andre Simpson tonight regarding a 2017 shooting. He is charged with murder and assault 1st. The murder victim, 26 yr. old Ladarius Turner, was shot along with a second victim, Cordarryl Toney, on Brookmanor Dr. in Huntsville on May 31st, 2017. Simpson and another unknown offender went into a garage at 3010 Brook Manor at the residence of Toney.  Toney was in the [more]

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Rime Village Arrest

March 23, 2018

Huntsville Police have arrested 19 yr old Travion Demond Evans and charged him with murder for the death of William Walker. Walker was shot on January 26th this year at an apartment complex in the Rime Village area. Walker was in a crowd of people in a parking lot that night when shots were fired. He died as a result of his injuries. This was a very extensive investigation that [more]

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City Council – Meeting Highlights from March 22, 2018

March 23, 2018

Infrastructure and Roads Council voted to approve a $7,560,203.21 contract with Reed Contracting Services to proceed with the Weatherly Road Extension. This new roadway, to include a pedestrian greenway, will continue Haysland Road from Grissom High School to South Memorial Parkway. See City Blog for more information. Authorized a contract to release $1.2 million in funds (the City’s 20 percent share of a $12 million road project) to the Alabama Department [more]

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Senator Shelby Leads Congressional Approval of $110 Million Federal Courthouse in Huntsville

March 23, 2018

Mayor Tommy Battle is commending Alabama Senator Richard Shelby for his leadership in the Congressional appropriations process to secure funding for programs that benefit national defense and federal activities in Alabama, including the construction of a $110 million federal courthouse in Huntsville. “The federal courthouse, a legacy project for Huntsville, would not have been possible without the leadership of Senator Richard Shelby,” said Mayor Tommy Battle. “He has worked diligently for decades to [more]

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Arrest

March 22, 2018

Huntsville Police Officer Curtis Mitchell has been booked into the Madison County Jail charged with DUI. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency served a warrant on Mitchell this morning stemming from a DUI incident this past weekend that is still under investigation. Officer Mitchell has been be placed on administrative duties with his badge and service weapon being taken, pending the outcome of the State’s investigation.

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Binford Dr. Investigation – Arrest

March 22, 2018

Huntsville Police booked  28 yr old Charles Anthony Mosby in the Madison County Jail yesterday at 830pm for the shooting on Binford Dr that occurred Jan 28th, 2018. He is charged with Capital Murder – During  Robbery 1st Degree. He was located and detained in New Orleans, LA on March 6th by the US Marshalls and now has been extradited back to Huntsville. Mosby  became a suspect during the investigation [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

March 22, 2018

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints this weekend.  The Task Force utilizes data provided by the State to determine traffic accident hotspots across the city.  There are 53 designated hotspots throughout Huntsville, and they will be conducting checkpoints at one or more of those locations.  If you are stopped at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint be prepared to present your driver license, proof of [more]

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Huntsville City Hall will close at 3 p.m., Monday, March 19

March 19, 2018

Huntsville City Hall and municipal offices will close early today, March 19, at 3 p.m., due to a line of severe storms moving through the area and the potential for hazardous travel conditions. The last public transit Shuttle busses will leave the downtown central transit facility at 3 p.m. All Shuttle service will end at 3:30 p.m. Arrangements are under way to manage Handi-Ride appointments. Parks & Recreation games and all municipal [more]

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HPD Arrest

March 19, 2018

Huntsville Police have arrested 22 yr old Demetrius Deshawn Childs for the shooting death of Devonte Lashun Bone. Childs is charged with Capital Murder, Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle and Assault 2nd. He turned himself in to Huntsville Police at 8pm tonight. The shooting was the result of an ongoing dispute between Childs and Bone for several weeks. Childs saw Bone at the Westlake Apartments on March 15th around 10pm [more]

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