The Sunrise News Sampler
Topping the headlines this morning is news of Deontay Wilder’s Las Vegas arrest Saturday. Fox 6 reports that Wilder is facing a domestic battery charge after being accused of domestic abuse by strangulation, which is a B class or C class felony. If convicted, Wilder could face a fine and up to 20 years in prison.
The Alabama Senate has approved a $5.8 billion education budget, which calls for expanding the state’s pre-K program and funding a 2 percent raise for employees. The plan now goes back to the House.
As Charles Ramsey is making headlines following the discovery of three women who’d been missing for 10 years, one of the three men arrested is garnering quite a bit of attention himself. Ariel Castro is remembered to have handed out fliers, joined in the search, attended a candlelight vigil for, and comforted the mother of Gina DeJesus.
Four years after his death, Michael Jackson is about to be dragged into another child sex abuse scandal. According to TMZ, choreographer Wade Robson says he met Jackson when he was about five and developed a friendship that lasted ten years. He says the late pop star molested him at an early age. So much for resting in peace.