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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Huntsville police looking for suspects in Alabama A&M sexual assault


Huntsville police looking for suspects in Alabama A&M sexual assault


Article Excerpt: "...Police said the men were driving a white or tan-colored 4-door car, possibly a Ford Crown Victoria or Chevrolet Impala with all four hubcaps missing. One man was wearing a red shirt with black pants, and the other was wearing a white T-shirt with black pants ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX Mars Colony Ship


SpaceX's Elon Musk Unveils Interplanetary Spaceship to Colonize Mars


Article Excerpt: "...If all goes according to plan, the reusable ITS will help humanity establish a permanent, self-sustaining colony on the Red Planet within the next 50 to 100 years, Musk said at the International Astronautical Congress ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Monday, September 26, 2016

How Little Vibrations Break Big Rockets


How Little Vibrations Break Big Rockets


Article Excerpt: "...Pogo is, properly speaking, a thrust axis vibration response seen in liquid fueled rockets that can have devastating effects on the vehicle’s whole structure and, by extension, a crew on board. Think of a rocket upright on a launch pad. For that rocket to get off the ground, propellant and oxidizer have to flow down ..."


Reference: www.popsci.com

Huntsville Police Department maintains major accreditation, trains officers for difficult encounters


Huntsville Police Department maintains major accreditation, trains officers for difficult encounters


Article Excerpt: "... The Huntsville Police Department has achieved a 21-year run as a CALEA-accredited law enforcement agency. In an era when law enforcement agencies are under greater scrutiny, the department says the distinction should help give the public confidence HPD is meeting the highest standards ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Drivers are wasting their money on premium gas


Drivers are wasting their money on premium gas


Article Excerpt: "... According to a new study by the American Automobile Association, AAA, there is no benefit to using premium gasoline in a vehicle that only requires regular fuel ..."


Reference: www.usatoday.com

Huntsville police to add more officers?


Huntsville police to add more officers?


Article Excerpt: "... Mayor Battle's proposal was introduced to city council during the September 8 council meeting. It includes 7 additional police officers and other items ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Monday, September 19, 2016

Huntsville terrorism case, missing suspect appears in court


In Huntsville terrorism case, missing suspect appears in court


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Article Excerpt: "...This week when asked why there was suspicion of terrorist activity, Salomonsky told reporters: "We've had indications of foreign travel. We've had indications of money going overseas. The other thing is during the course of the initial investigation, we found currency from Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia. As we know, these are all hot spots and I think one of the persons actually traveled to, I want to say a Middle East . . . traveled outside this country ...he has been in constant contact with his bonding agency..."

Reference: www.al.com

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Squatter eviction in Huntsville turns into possible terrorism, fraud investigation


Squatter eviction in Huntsville turns into possible terrorism, fraud investigation


Article Excerpt: "...Redstone Arsenal confirmed both Miles Tibbs and Monualdai Tibbs were given one-day visitor badges on Oct. 8, 2015. All three men are self-proclaimed sovereign citizens, Salomonsky said. He said they faked a lease and fooled neighbors in the neighborhood into thinking they belonged there for 14 months ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Huntsville STAC agents seize estimated $1M worth of drugs during raid, including edible marijuana “candy”


Huntsville STAC agents seize estimated $1M worth of drugs during raid, including edible marijuana “candy”


Article Excerpt: "...The search resulted in the seizure of 127 pounds of high-grade marijuana, 160 pounds of edible marijuana “candy,” psilocybin mushrooms, cocaine, a handgun, and over $6,000 in cash ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, September 9, 2016

Proposed Huntsville budget includes cost of living adjustment, plus funds for police & road construction


Proposed Huntsville budget includes cost of living adjustment, plus funds for police & road construction


Article Excerpt: "... The proposed budget also includes a 2% cost of living adjustment (COLA) for all city employees. City council members, including Jennie Robinson, wanted to know if this was something the city can keep going. "You then have to sustain it the next year, and the year after that, and the year after that," she said. Battle assured them the city is capable of handling that additional cost ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Video: SpaceX - Static Fire Anomaly - AMOS-6 - 09-01-2016


Our First Look at Launchpad Burned by SpaceX Rocket Explosion


Article Excerpt: "...SpaceX representatives have said that the Sept. 1 explosion apparently originated around the Falcon 9's upper-stage oxygen tank. But they're still investigating exactly what happened. ..."

Reference: www.space.com

Exotic dancers file lawsuit against Huntsville gentleman's club


Exotic dancers file lawsuit against Huntsville gentleman's club


Article Excerpt: "...dancers claim in the lawsuit that they were required to tip hourly or non-tipped employees, such as bouncers, managers and disc jockeys. They said If they refused to tip them, they were fired. The dancers also claim they had to ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Record-Breaking Astronaut Jeff Williams Returns to Earth


Record-Breaking Astronaut Jeff Williams Returns to Earth


Article Excerpt: "... U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams safely landed back on Earth on after setting a new record for the most time spent in space by an American ..."


Reference: www.nbcnews.com

Man accused of murdering 72-year-old woman for her car is brought back to Huntsville


Man accused of recent kidnapping, murder brought back to Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "...Hardy kidnapped his ex-girlfriend’s daughter and stepfather...72-year-old Kathleen Lundy, who was walking out the front door of her home. Hardy demanded her car keys and shot her...Hardy was previously employed by Durham Services, where he worked as a school bus driver..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Rocket City home sales through July up 10.5 percent over same period last year


Rocket City home sales through July up 10.5 percent over same period last year


Article Excerpt: "...Huntsville-area home sales so far in 2016 are running 13 percent ahead of the Alabama Center for Real Estate's sales forecast ..."


Reference: alabamanewscenter.com

Thursday, September 1, 2016

SpaceX Rocket And Its Cargo Explode On Launch Pad In Florida


SpaceX Rocket And Its Cargo Explode On Launch Pad In Florida


Article Excerpt: "...A "significant explosion" hit the launch area early Thursday, the 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral Air Station...SpaceX says "an anomaly on the pad" caused the explosion..."


Reference: www.npr.org

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

SpaceX reveals historic mission to launch satellite with Falcon 9 rocket that has already flown to space


SpaceX reveals historic mission to launch satellite with Falcon 9 rocket that has already flown to space


Article Excerpt: "...SES and SpaceX have revealed the historic plan to launch an satellite SES-10 on a flight-proven Falcon 9 orbital rocket booster. It will be the first-ever satellite to launch on a SpaceX flight-proven rocket booster..."


Reference: www.dailymail.co.uk

Historical structures are moved to begin Big Spring Park reconstruction


Historical structures are moved to begin park reconstruction


Article Excerpt: "...we’re bringing it back at a later date when the park’s completed." The lighthouse and bell tower were both donated to the city in 1973—they’re both over a century old, and they came all the way from Norway, which is why it’s so important that the structures be relocated carefully ..."


Reference: whnt.com

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Teledyne Brown Engineering hosts job fair to help fill 60 openings


Teledyne Brown Engineering hosts job fair to help fill 60 openings


Article Excerpt: "...Teledyne Brown Engineering (TBE) is hosting a job fair Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. at the Westin, located at Bridge Street Town Centre. The company is currently advertising approximately 60 job openings ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Beer Garden: Toast Tim with Hell or Rye Water


Beer Garden: Toast Tim with Hell or Rye Water


Article Excerpt: "...Straight to Ale from Huntsville, Alabama, has been one of my favorite Southern breweries for a long time, and I hope I can convince you to make them one of yours, as well. If you’re having trouble finding their beer, it’s totally worth a weekend trip to the top of Alabama. Not only do they have great liquid, their cool brewery boasts one of the biggest liquor barrel cooperages I’ve seen in person, and a pinball room that would make Tommy weep with joy. Oh, and Huntsville has great German restaurants and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, too ..."


Reference: Pensacola News Journal

Election Results


Battle, Finley win mayoral races; two towns vote to go wet


Article Excerpt: "...Mayor Tommy Battle reacts to winning third term ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Raping of American Pride: Ordering American Flag Off of New York Fire Trucks


US flags called 'liability,' ordered removed from New York fire trucks


Article Excerpt: "...Firefighters from the Arlington Fire District in the town of Poughkeepsie were incensed when flags from three trucks were removed during a ceremony Tuesday, The Poughkeepsie Journal reported ..."


Reference: www.foxnews.com

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Colorado aerospace company plans Huntsville workforce expansion


Colorado aerospace company plans Huntsville workforce expansion


Article Excerpt: "...We're starting out with a small presence with plans to expand fairly quickly over the next three years," Bulk says. Special Aerospace Services currently has operations in nine U.S. locations including Huntsville ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Dig Underway for Nazi 'Ghost' Train Full of Gold and Treasures


Dig Underway in Poland for Nazi 'Ghost' Train Full of Gold and Treasures


Article Excerpt: "...The train is believed to contain millions of dollars worth of artwork, documents and artifacts, in addition to the gold. The dig, located in Walbrzych, is expected to last several days ..."


Reference: yahoo.com

Sunday, August 14, 2016

$80,000 in pot seized; Huntsville man charged with trafficking


$80,000 in pot seized; Huntsville man charged with trafficking


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville police said they got more than 17 pounds of marijuana off the street with the arrest of a Huntsville man for drug trafficking ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Falcon 9 rocket launches Japanese satellite, then nails bullseye landing


Falcon 9 rocket launches Japanese satellite, then nails bullseye landing


Article Excerpt: "...The two-stage rocket, towering 229 feet (70 meters) tall, lit its nine Merlin 1D main engines and climbed away from Cape Canaveral’s Complex 40 launch pad at 1:26 a.m. EDT (0526 GMT) Sunday, then pitched east to fly over the Atlantic Ocean on the way to orbit ..."


Reference: spaceflightnow.com

Friday, August 12, 2016

SpaceX to Launch Satellite, Land Rocket Early Sunday: Watch It Live


SpaceX to Launch Satellite, Land Rocket Early Sunday: Watch It Live


Article Excerpt: "...SpaceX's two-stage Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch the JCSAT-16 satellite at 1:26 a.m. EDT (0526 GMT) Sunday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Police investigating string of wallet thefts at south Huntsville Publix


Police investigating string of wallet thefts at south Huntsville Publix


Article Excerpt: "...She said she was at the store on Aug. 2 when a woman bumped into her while she was shopping. She said when she looked away, the woman took her wallet ..."


Reference: www.wtvm.com

Friday, August 5, 2016

2 adults, 1 juvenile charged for recent armed robberies in Madison


2 adults, 1 juvenile charged for recent armed robberies in Madison


Article Excerpt: "...July 21, 2016, 10:00 a.m., Jersey Mike’s sandwich shop at 8000 Madison Blvd. was robbed at gunpoint...vehicle driven matched the vehicle of interest in the Madison robberies..."


Reference: whnt.com

New information about the death of Major General John Rossi


Article Excerpt: "...The circumstances surrounding the death have not been released but we do know that the US Army Criminal Investigation Command has the case. They have not said that foul play is suspected. The military is conducting the autopsy at Fort Campbell in Tennessee ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com