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Special Victims Unit Arrest

October 22, 2021 Click to view Special Victims Unit Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) has charged a Morgan County man with electronic solicitation of a child, transmitting obscene material to a child and traveling to meet a child for a sex act. Gregory Leo Roman, 63, was arrested by HPD Special Victims Unit (SVU) Investigators in Huntsville on Thursday, Oct. 21, for the listed charges. SVU Investigators believe the man traveled to Huntsville to meet children under the age of 14. [more]

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Huntsville Animal Services announces ‘spooktacular’ adoption event

October 22, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Animal Services announces ‘spooktacular’ adoption event

With Halloween is fast approaching, those with a loving home who get a kick out of dressing up their furry friends should take advantage of a “spooktacular” offer from Huntsville Animal Services (HAS). The shelter is now offering adult canines and felines at a reduced rate of $10, though some exclusions apply. Puppies and kittens can be adopted for as little as $50. HAS Director Dr. Karen Sheppard said kennels are at [more]

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Registration to open for Huntsville Parks & Recreation winter youth basketball program

October 22, 2021 Click to view Registration to open for Huntsville Parks & Recreation winter youth basketball program

In-person and online registration opens Saturday, Oct. 23, for Huntsville Parks & Recreation’s youth winter basketball program, available to children ages 6-18 years old. There are eight leagues throughout Huntsville, including the American, Continental, Eastern, International, Lakewood, Liberty, Metro and Northern leagues. Find your league zone by using the league locator tool at HuntsvilleAL.gov/athletics. “We are excited to open up registration for our popular youth basketball program,” said Bernita Reese, director of [more]

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Air Quality Forecast October 22, 2021

October 22, 2021 Click to view Air Quality Forecast October 22, 2021

AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR HUNTSVILLE

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Major Crimes Unit Arrest

October 19, 2021 Click to view Major Crimes Unit Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) has charged a 15-year-old with Murder after a shooting at 800 Monroe Street around 1 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. The juvenile suspect’s identity will not be released. 18-year-old Tyree Humphrey died at the hospital following the shooting. HPD Major Crimes Unit Investigators believe the suspect and victim were acquaintances and the shooting stemmed from a verbal altercation. The investigation is ongoing, and no further information is available [more]

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Celebrate Fall Fest events with Huntsville Parks & Recreation

October 19, 2021 Click to view Celebrate Fall Fest events with Huntsville Parks & Recreation

Looking for a fun, free and safe activity for kids the week before Halloween? Huntsville Parks & Recreation is inviting the public to attend its Fall Fest events Oct. 26, 28 and 29 from 6-8 p.m., at numerous recreation centers throughout the City. “Our goal is to increase quality programming and events for Huntsville residents throughout the year,” said Parks & Recreation Director Bernita Reese. “We’re excited to continue the fall [more]

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Statement on the death of former City Council Member Dr. Richard Showers, Sr. 

October 16, 2021 Click to view Statement on the death of former City Council Member Dr. Richard Showers, Sr. 

The City of Huntsville is mourning the loss of former longtime City Council Member Dr. Richard Showers, Sr.  Mayor Tommy Battle issued the following statement on the death of the City’s District 1 advocate. “Dr. Richard Showers, Sr., a former City Council member and educator at Huntsville City Schools, had an incredible impact on our City,” he said. “As a representative of District 1, Dr. Showers was a tireless community champion who [more]

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Find your BOO: ‘Spooktacular’ adoption campaign seeks forever homes for shelter dogs

October 15, 2021 Click to view Find your BOO: ‘Spooktacular’ adoption campaign seeks forever homes for shelter dogs

October is Huntsville History Month, and Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) is partnering with the City’s Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission (HHPC) on the third annual “Find your BOO” campaign to help four shelter dogs find forever homes. This week, adoptable dogs Paco, Reno, Isabel and Casey got to spend a sunny afternoon outside the shelter for a Halloween-themed photo shoot in Huntsville’s Twickenham, Old Town and Five Points historic districts. “Our historic districts [more]

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Huntsville Police Department honors 12 fallen officers

October 15, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Police Department honors 12 fallen officers

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) hosted its annual Fallen Officer Memorial Service on Friday, Oct. 15, to recognize 12 of its officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their community. The event was held in honor of National Police Week, which was rescheduled to Oct. 13-17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Mark McMurray and Command Staff honored HPD’s fallen officers along with the Huntsville Police Citizens Foundation, Mayor [more]

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Huntsville Police provides update on Christina Nance case

October 15, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Police provides update on Christina Nance case

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) provided new information about how Christina Nance entered a parked, unoccupied police van in the rear corner of a parking lot at the Public Safety Complex, 815 Wheeler Ave. Ms. Nance’s body was discovered by a police officer walking in the parking lot on Thursday, Oct. 7. The officer noticed shoes next to the van and approached the vehicle, discovering Ms. Nance’s body inside. HPD has [more]

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