The Sunrise News Sampler
According to Tuscaloosa Police, arrests have been made in the early Sunday morning robbery of the EZ Shop on Greensboro Avenue. 18-year-old twins Kendrell and Kendrick Woods are both being charged with 1 count of robbery 1st degree and have been placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending $60,000 bonds.
Yesterday evening, the Tuscaloosa City Schools and the Professional Educators of Tuscaloosa honored its 2012-2013 retirees at a reception at the Tuscaloosa River Market. The honorees include 40 retirees representing 15 schools and the Central Office, with a combined total of 811 years of service in the school system.
Governor Bentley has announced plans for bridge and road improvement projects across the state, saying safety was the priority, as many counties have aging bridges that must be replaced or overhauled.
Governor Bentley says he's thinking of sending the school accountability act back to lawmakers for some final tweaks to clarify the purpose of the act, which will give tuition grants to students that transfer from failing schools.
Records show that Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man charged with holding three women captive in his home for years, had faced prior complaints of assault and threats and was even charged with abduction and child endangerment when he allegedly drove around town with a child on his bus, told the boy to lie down, and ate lunch at a fast food restaurant whild the child was left alone.
New research suggests that bed rest does not prevent premature birth in troubled pregnancies and might even worsen the risk as it can cause side effects in the mother as well as emotional and financial strain.
Angelina Jolie says she's had a preventive double mastectomy, a choice she made after her mother died of breast cancer at age 56.
Pop psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers died yesterday at the age of 85. The cause of death was not immediately made public.