Posts filtered by tags: Huntsville[x]


This Marine Went to Boot Camp and Discovered He Had Cancer (He Beat It)

"Cancer took away everything, but it also gave me everything. It took away my mind, my body, my spirit, but it also gave me everything, because I realized we're not going to live forever, we're going to die one day."Lance Cpl. Caleb Eudy first stepped on the yellow footprints in 2016, and on April 26, he'll finally depart Parris Island, South Carolina as a United States Marine. Though recruit training is typically just three months long, for Eudy it was an uphill battle that took 956...
Tags: Science, Alabama, Marine Corps, Huntsville, Parris Island South Carolina, Eudy, Lance Cpl Caleb Eudy, Cpl Andrew Neumann

How Cerberus Drove Remington Out Of Business

New York Times: By choosing to place Remington in a Southern state, Press was acknowledging how much the gun business had transformed. Historically, gun makers operated in the North, in New England’s “Gun Valley” or, like Remington, in upstate New York. Smith & Wesson and Colt were established in the 1850s by businessmen in Massachusetts and Connecticut, respectively. During the Civil War, arsenals in Massachusetts furnished huge quantities of firearms to the Union Army. But social mores had cha...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Montana, Massachusetts, Alabama, America, Georgia, First, Military, Hillary Clinton, United States, New York Times, Connecticut, Treasury, North, New England

Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to be executed

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was set to be executed Wednesday for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. nearly 21 years ago. John William King, who is white and an avowed racist, was put on death row for chaining Byrd to […]
Tags: Texas, News, Nation, Huntsville, Texas AP, Byrd, James Byrd Jr, John William King

Blue Origin strikes a deal with NASA to use a historic rocket test stand in Alabama

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space venture has signed an agreement with NASA for the use of a historic test stand at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Under the terms of a Commercial Space Launch Act agreement, Blue Origin will upgrade and refurbish Test Stand 4670 to support testing of its BE-3U and BE-4 rocket engines, NASA said today. “This test stand once helped power NASA’s first launches to the moon, which eventually led to the emergence of an en...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Alabama, Nasa, Jeff Bezos, Huntsville, Marshall Space Flight Center, Jim Morhard

Murder trial for officer delayed pending immunity appeal

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The murder trial for a Huntsville police officer who shot a suicidal gunman last year is being delayed so he can appeal a judge’s ruling that he’s not immune from prosecution. Officer William “Ben” Darby was supposed to go on trial Monday. A grand jury indicted him for murder despite his […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Huntsville, Huntsville Ala, William Ben Darby

Changing the Bureaucracy: Vice President Pence’s 5 Rules for Effective Government

Opinion Mike Pence USA – -( It is extraordinarily difficult to change bureaucracies and the bureaucrats who work in them. Again and again, we have seen presidents and congresses start out boldly, using big words to dramatically describe big ideas, only to have the ideas disappear in the impenetrable resistance of career bureaucrats. The dense thickets of regulations they have cultivated over the last 80 years make management and change virtually impossible. The resistance of th...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Congress, Washington, America, Department Of Defense, Nasa, Moon, Republican Party, Huawei, Newt Gingrich, Trump, Mike Pence, Huntsville, Pence, U S House of Representatives

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 41

WW 41 SEVERE TSTM TX CW 071210Z - 072000Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 41 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 710 AM CDT Sun Apr 7 2019 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Southeast Texas Coastal Waters * Effective this Sunday morning and afternoon from 710 AM until 300 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible Scattered large hail...
Tags: Weather, Texas, Norman, Thompson, Southeast Texas, Huntsville, Palacios TX

Man shot by police is jailed on attempted murder charges

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man shot by police during a car chase has since been released from the hospital and jailed. News outlets report 31-year-old Clifford Gilberto Landers was jailed Friday on charges including failing to stop at a stop sign and attempt to commit murder. University of Alabama in Huntsville spokesman Ray […]
Tags: News, Alabama, Nation, Ray, University Of Alabama, Huntsville, Ala AP, Clifford Gilberto Landers

Member of ‘Texas 7’ prison-break gang set for execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A member of the “Texas 7” gang of escaped prisoners who’s scheduled to be executed Thursday evening should be spared because he didn’t fatally shoot a suburban Dallas police officer during a Christmas Eve robbery more than 18 years ago, according to his attorneys. Patrick Murphy, 57, is slated to receive […]
Tags: Texas, News, Nation, Dallas, Huntsville, Texas AP, Patrick Murphy

US Postal Service Unveils 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Stamps

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the USPS is releasing a pair of stamps with lunar imagery. One stamp features a photograph of Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in his spacesuit on the surface of the moon. The image was taken by astronaut Neil Armstrong. The other stamp, a photograph of the moon taken in 2010 by Gregory H. Revera of Huntsville, AL, shows the landing site of the lunar module in the Sea of Tranquility. The site is indicated on the stamp by a...
Tags: Nasa, US Postal Service, Usps, Neil Armstrong, Jason Kottke, Huntsville, Buzz Aldrin, US Mint, Gregory H Revera

WATCH: Video Shows People Fighting Over Crab Legs at Chinese Buffet in Queens

People are really out here showing their a-s-ses over crab legs.A massive brawl broke out over crab legs a Chinese buffet in Queens, New York last month, and the whole thing was captured on video.Video footage of the altercation shows several people pushing and hitting each other after the buffet’s most popular food item is brought out from the kitchen.One of the people involved in the February 23rd incident told the New York Post that things got heated after another woman in the buffet line pus...
Tags: Food, Videos, Post, New York Post, New York, News, Fights, Restaurants, Alabama, Queens, Jazz, Johnson, Christine, Brown, Chapman, CHAN

Texas Death Row Inmate’s Son & Grandson Arrested After Attacking Officers During Execution

The outside of a Texas death chamber became a scene of chaos when the son of an inmate on death row pounded on chamber’s window, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father said his last words.70-year-old Billie Wayne Coble’s son and grandson reportedly swung and kicked at other people in the death chamber’s witness area, and continued to resist and act out even after officers stepped in.The two men were eventually dragged out of the room by guards and were arrested on charges of resist...
Tags: Texas, Crime, News, Jazz, Execution, Robert, Barry Johnson, Huntsville, Coble, McLennan County, KCEN, Billie Wayne Coble, Vicha, Gordon Wayne Coble, Dalton Coble, Zelda Vicha

Chaos erupts, 2 arrested at Texas execution

By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Chaos erupted outside Texas’ death chamber when the son of the condemned inmate pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke his final words. Billie Wayne Coble, a Vietnam War veteran who killed his estranged wife’s parents and brother and threatened to do the same to her in 1989, told five witnesses that he selected to attend his Thursday night execution that he loved them. Coble then nodded ...
Tags: Texas, News, Sport, Ap, Marine, Soccer, Executions, Robert, Barry Johnson, U S Supreme Court, Ellis, Huntsville, Waco, MICHAEL GRACZYK, Texas State Penitentiary, Richard Ellis

Inmate’s son, grandson arrested amid outburst at execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Prison officials say emotions boiled over during a Texas execution, resulting in the arrests of the inmate’s son and grandson after they swung and kicked at others witnessing the lethal injection. Billie Wayne Coble was executed Thursday night for the 1989 deaths of his estranged wife’s parents and brother near Waco. […]
Tags: Texas, News, Nation, Huntsville, Waco, Texas AP, Billie Wayne Coble

Man set to be executed for killing estranged wife’s family

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate once described by a prosecutor as having “a heart full of scorpions” was set to be executed Thursday for killing his estranged wife’s parents and her brother, who was a police officer. Billie Wayne Coble was condemned for the August 1989 shooting deaths of his in-laws, […]
Tags: Texas, News, Nation, Huntsville, Texas AP, Billie Wayne Coble

2 arrested in buffet brawl over crab legs

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama police say a dispute over crab legs at a dinner buffet ended in a brawl that left two people facing misdemeanor charges. Huntsville police officer Gerald Johnson says he was eating at the Meteor Buffet restaurant when a fight broke out. Johnson tells WHNT-TV that diners were using service tongs […]
Tags: News, Alabama, Nation, Food & Drink, Johnson, Oddities, Huntsville, WHNT, Gerald Johnson, Nation & World, HUNTSVILLE Ala AP, Meteor Buffet

This Is How You Do It

– Mark Prus, Principal, NameFlash It’s that time of year! Baseball Spring Training is here! In honor of this, I’m looking at the fun names in Minor League Baseball. Some of them demonstrate the key principles of name development! Minor League Baseball team names can be dull and boring. For example, there are some that just reflect the name of the parent Major League Team (e.g., Oklahoma City Dodgers, Syracuse Mets, Springfield Cardinals or Iowa Cubs). Yawn. Or maybe they use a traditional animal...
Tags: Marketing, America, Nasa, Iowa, Baseball, Louisiana, Jacksonville, Branding, Guest Bloggers, El Paso, Amarillo, Huntsville, Space Camp, Minor League Baseball, Montreal Expos, Texas Panhandle

Sam Houston St. defeats Houston Baptist 119-113 in 2OT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Twins Josh Delaney and Cameron Delaney combined for 55 points and Sam Houston State defeated Houston Baptist 119-113 in double overtime on Saturday night despite blowing a 25-point lead late in the second half. Houston Baptist trailed 90-65 with 5:17 remaining before going on a 21-0 run. The Huskies missed only […]
Tags: News, Sports, Houston, Huskies, Huntsville, Texas AP, Houston Baptist, Sam Houston St, Sam Houston State, Josh Delaney, Cameron Delaney

Trailer Round-Up: ‘AMI’, ‘Wrestle’, ‘Chasing Bullitt’, ‘Discarnate’, ‘Boo!’, ‘Every Time I Die’, ‘Combat Obscura’

If a trailer for a Marvel movie, or a film about wars in the stars, pops up, we tend to devote a whole post to it. But sometimes, trailers for small films need love to. That’s where a trailer round-up comes in handy. Below, catch trailers for AMI, Wrestle, Chasing Bullitt, Discarnate, Boo!, Every Time I Die and Combat Obscura. AMI What if Siri came to life, and turned you into a crazy person? That’s the set-up to AMI, which looks like a horror movie version of Spike Jonze’s Her. In AMI,...
Tags: New York, Movies, Drama, Documentary, Horror, Alabama, Siri, Afghanistan, Thriller, Marine Corps, Steve McQueen, Movie Trailers, Boo, Mcqueen, Independent, Every Time I Die

Sam Houston State defeats Nicholls 84-74 in OT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell and Cameron Delaney each scored eight points in overtime as Sam Houston State pulled away for an 84-74 victory over Nicholls on Wednesday night. Mitchell had a layup, converted a 3-point play and added three free throws in the extra period. Delaney made a 3-pointer and five shots from […]
Tags: News, Sports, Mitchell, Delaney, Huntsville, Texas AP, Nicholls, Sam Houston State, Kai Mitchell, Cameron Delaney

This Week In Trailers: Wrestle, Chi-Town, The Inventor, Diane, A Tuba to Cuba

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we watch a liar, and a thief get her glorious comeuppance, take things to the mat, take a trip to Cuba, deal with some heavy melodra...
Tags: Movies, Alabama, Chicago, This Week In Trailers, Nba, Silicon Valley, Movie Trailers, Cuba, Alex Gibney, Tolkien, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, West Side, Diane, Huntsville, Kent Jones

Trailer for Award-Winning Doc 'Wrestle' About High School Wrestling

"I had to fight my way up, and now I'm here." Oscilloscope Labs has unveiled the first official trailer for an indie documentary titled Wrestle, from co-directors Suzannah Herbert & Lauren Belfer. This doc has been winning awards all film festivals all over: Best Alabama Film and Spirit of Sidewalk Award at the Sidewalk Film Festival; Special Jury Mention at the Woodstock Film Festival; Best Sports Feature and the Audience Award at the Hot Springs Doc Film Festival; and the Maysles Brothers ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Alabama, Documentaries, Huntsville, To Watch, Oscilloscope Labs, Suzannah Herbert Lauren Belfer, JO Johnson High School, Jailen Jamario Teague, Jaquan

Delaney helps Sam Houston State win 11th straight

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Cameron Delaney scored 16 points, Kai Mitchell and RJ Smith added 14 each and Sam Houston State pushed its win streak to 11 games with a 77-62 defeat of McNeese Wednesday night. McNeese came as close as five points early in the second half and James Harvey cut the SHSU lead […]
Tags: News, Sports, Delaney, Huntsville, Texas AP, James Harvey, Sam Houston State, Rj smith, Kai Mitchell, Cameron Delaney

Texas completes first execution of 2019

As reported in this local article, "Robert Jennings was on Texas’ death row for nearly 30 years.  On Wednesday, the 61-year-old was put to death in the nation’s first execution of 2019."  Here is more: Jennings was sentenced to death in the 1988 murder of Houston police officer Elston Howard.  According to court records, Jennings walked into an adult bookstore to rob it, and Howard was there arresting the store clerk for a municipal violation.  The clerk testified that Howard had no time to eve...
Tags: Texas, Law, Houston, Howard, U S Supreme Court, Jennings, Huntsville, Elston Howard, Douglas A Berman, Robert Jennings

Texas inmate set to be executed for Houston officer’s death

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 61-year-old Texas inmate was set to be executed Wednesday for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago during a robbery. Robert Jennings was condemned for the July 1988 slaying of Officer Elston Howard during a robbery at an adult bookstore. Jennings would be the first inmate put […]
Tags: Texas, News, Nation, Houston, Jennings, Huntsville, Texas AP, Elston Howard, Robert Jennings

Delaney brothers lead Sam Houston State past Lamar 69-59

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Cameron Delaney scored 24 points and Josh Delaney had 12 assists to lead Sam Houston State’s 69-59 victory over Lamar on Saturday night. Cameron Delaney made 6 of 9 3-pointers and grabbed seven rebounds. Kai Mitchell had 12 points and Albert Almanza scored 10 for the Bearkats. Josh Nzeakor had 15 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Lamar, Delaney, Huntsville, Texas AP, Sam Houston State, Josh Delaney, Kai Mitchell, Albert Almanza, Cameron Delaney, Bearkats Josh Nzeakor

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture breaks ground on Alabama engine factory

Civic leaders and space executives tossed shovels of dirt today to celebrate the groundbreaking for a $200 million rocket engine factory to be built in Alabama by Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos. “It’s a great day here in Rocket City, and it will be that way for years to come,” Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith declared during the ceremony at Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Ala. Smith told the assembled crowd, “Blue Origin is all in on Alabama.” The 200,000-...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Alabama, Jeff Bezos, Huntsville, Bob Smith, Rocket City, Cummings Research Park, Ala Smith

City votes to spend $25K more on officer’s shooting defense

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The city council of Huntsville, Alabama, has voted to pay an additional $25,000 for the legal defense of a police officer charged with murder. reports the Huntsville City Council voted Thursday night to add to $75,000 it already promised to put toward William Darby’s legal defense and cap the city’s […]
Tags: News, Nation, Huntsville, Huntsville Alabama, Ala AP, Huntsville City Council, William Darby

Gee leads Alabama State past Alabama A&M 72-54

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Alabama State breezed to a 72-54 victory over Alabama A&M on Saturday night. Gee sank 7 of 13 shots and is now 39 points shy of 1,000 for his career for the Hornets (6-10, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who beat the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Hornets, Huntsville, Ala AP, Alabama State, Southwestern Athletic Conference, Reginald Gee

An Alabama church handed out $16,500 to hundreds of furloughed federal workers

The First Baptist Church in Huntsville opened its doors to help local workers struggling with the longest federal government shutdown in US history.
Tags: US, Alabama, Cnn, Huntsville, First Baptist Church