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Monday, January 28, 2019

1 - 3 inches of snow predicted Tuesday


1 - 3 inches of snow predicted Tuesday


Article Excerpt: "... Rain showers will transition to snow early Tuesday morning and will linger through mid-morning. Accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible with this system ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Friday, January 25, 2019

Huntsville, AL Author Publishes Christian Book


Huntsville, AL Author Publishes Christian Book

1,260 Days Before the Return of Christ
1,260 Days Before...

Article Excerpt: "... 1,260 Days Before the Return of Christ, a new book by Pastor Donald Jones, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. 1,260 Days Before the Return of Christ is about five last day biblical events that will occur within 1,260 days before Jesus Christ returns to reign over the earth ..."

Reference: www.prleap.com

Thursday, January 24, 2019

America’s Most Expensive Home ($238M) is Clad in 'Alabama Silver Shadow limestone' From the Stone Quarries of Alabama

Billionaire Ken Griffin Buys America’s Most Expensive Home for $238 Million


America’s Most Expensive Home ($238M) is Clad in 'Alabama Silver Shadow limestone' From the Stone Quarries of Alabama


Alabama Silver Shadow limestone
Alabama Silver Shadow limestone
Article Excerpt: "... The project comprises an 18-story “chalet” fronting the street and a 79-story tower rising behind. The interiors were designed by Thierry W. Despont. The exterior is clad in Alabama Silver Shadow limestone, and amenities include private dining rooms, an athletic club, a juice bar, a library, a basketball court, a golf simulator and a children’s play area ..."

Reference: www.wsj.com

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket company breaking ground on Alabama engine plant


Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket company breaking ground on Alabama engine plant


Article Excerpt: "... The plant to be located in Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park will manufacture Blue Origin’s BE-4 engine, which will power the next generation of rockets produced by United Launch Alliance in nearby Decatur. The engine, powered by liquid oxygen and liquefied natural gas, will end America’s reliance on a Russian engine for launching satellites ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Rocket Lab snags DARPA launch contract for first 2019 mission


Rocket Lab snags DARPA launch contract for first 2019 mission


Article Excerpt: "... The whole thing weighs 150 kilograms, or about 330 pounds; that doesn’t leave a lot of space for ride sharing, so DARPA is paying for the whole Electron rocket. The plan is to launch in late February from Rocket Lab’s facility in New Zealand on the Māhia Peninsula. The exact date will ..."


Reference: techcrunch.com

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Optimal viewing time for the 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' will be...


'Super Blood Wolf Moon' eclipse is coming tonight


Article Excerpt: "...The moon will be completely inside the Earth's shadow by 10:41 p.m. CST, which leads to the moment of greatest eclipse, which will come at... The moon will appear to be orange or reddish at this point..."


Reference: www.al.com Optimal viewing time for the 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' will be...

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Attorneys deny WHNT public records request about Huntsville school board member’s arrest


Attorneys deny WHNT public records request about Huntsville school board member’s arrest


Article Excerpt: "...says she has been falsely accused. You can read her full statement by clicking..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, January 10, 2019

SpaceX launches final set of Iridium satellites


SpaceX launches final set of Iridium satellites


Article Excerpt: "... A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a final set of 10 Iridium NEXT communications satellites blasted off from California early Friday to complete a $3 billion 75-satellite upgrade that will add long-awaited broadband and aircraft tracking services to Iridium's globe-spanning satellite telephone network ..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Huntsville Councilman Will Culver’s DUI case “does not exist” in court record


Huntsville Councilman Will Culver’s DUI case “does not exist” in court record


Article Excerpt: "... Culver was arrested and booked into the Madison County Jail around 2:30 a.m. on April 22, 2018, charged with DUI, driving on the wrong side of the road, failure to signal, and improper lane usage. Police did not release what his blood alcohol level was at the time of his arrest ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Victim says Huntsville police officer got special treatment in DUI case


Victim says Huntsville police officer got special treatment in DUI case


Article Excerpt: "...After a DUI charge against a Huntsville police officer was dropped, one man thinks he got special treatment...Lockett was hit by HPD officer Curtis Mitchell around 4 a.m. on March 17. The crash..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Mom arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs to son in Madison County Jail


Mom arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs to son in Madison County Jail


Article Excerpt: "... Marshall was arrested over the weekend and charged with promoting prison contraband, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and criminal trespassing ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Up in the air: SpaceX, ULA launches postponed from Vandenberg Air Force Base


Up in the air: SpaceX, ULA launches postponed from Vandenberg Air Force Base


Article Excerpt: "... On Saturday, ULA released a statement noting that the new launch date and time would be provided after additional testing. “We continue to remedy the technical issues that caused the last scrub of the Delta IV Heavy, and are working with our partners, the National Reconnaissance Office and the U.S. Air Force, to ensure that we fly when it is safe to do so,” said Gary Wentz, vice president of government and commercial programs for ULA ..."


Reference: santamariatimes.com

Government shutdown: How many federal workers in Alabama aren’t being paid


Government shutdown: How many federal workers in Alabama aren’t being paid


Article Excerpt: "... according to data from Governing.com. About half of these work at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, with some 95 percent of NASA employees furloughed ..."


Reference: www.wtvy.com

Elon Musk reveals look of new Starship test rocket


Elon Musk reveals look of new Starship test rocket


Article Excerpt: "...SpaceX is moving forward with its eventual replacement for its Falcon rockets, the SpaceX Starship. Elon Musk tweeted a rendering of what the test vehicle will look like when completed. The image shows a stainless steel rocket ..."


Reference: www.orlandosentinel.com

We could drill water wells in Martian ice to survive on the Red Planet


We could drill water wells in Martian ice to survive on the Red Planet


Article Excerpt: "... Luckily, we know how to drill ice for water. Such wells are already in operation in Antarctica, and now it seems it might be possible to get them working on Mars too. In 2018, pictures from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter revealed eight cliffs of water ice ..."


Reference: www.newscientist.com

Monday, January 7, 2019

Jewelry Heist Suspects in Custody Within 7 Hours of Smash and Grab Robbery

$135K in jewelry taken in 60-second heist at Huntsville store; suspects captured

Rolex Day-Date II 41 President Platinum Watch Ice Blue Dial 218206 Box/Papers

Article Excerpt: "... The heist began around 4:30 p.m. Saturday — just 30 minutes before closing time at Loring & Co. jewelry store on Airport Road. In less than 60 seconds, multiple Rolex watches..."

Reference: www.al.com

Friday, January 4, 2019

Police confirm I-565 shooting victim died, Birmingham man arrested and charged in connection


Police confirm I-565 shooting victim died, Birmingham man arrested and charged in connection


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville Police said that Watts then told officers that he “shot the man” and “wanted a lawyer." They placed Watts in the back of a patrol car and secured the gun. The other passengers in the van told police they worked for a cleaning company out of Birmingham. They said they heard the gunshot and then Watts stated that the victim had shot himself ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Orbiter Fidget Spinner: Great Inexpensive New Year Gift For Your Rocket City Friends


Orbiter Fidget Spinner: Great Inexpensive New Year Gift For Your Rocket City Friends

Orbiter Fidget Spinner
Orbiter Fidget Spinner

Article Excerpt: "... This Magnetic Orbiter Hand Fidget toy can help reduce stress and anxiety for Kids & Adults, also effective for Focus and Deep Thought. Great gift for those employed in the space and rocket related industry..."

Reference: www.amazon.com

Shooting on Melrose Road just after 2:30 Thursday morning


Huntsville Police investigating overnight shooting


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville Police told us two black males wearing all black and "scream masks" walked up to the victim..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Man shot in van on I-565 in Huntsville


Man shot in van on I-565 in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... Johnson said six people, all believed to be co-workers from the Birmingham area, were traveling east in a van on I-565. Police said it wasn’t immediately clear whether the van pulled over before the shooting ..."


Reference: www.al.com