The Sunrise News Sampler
According to the Tuscaloosa News, 53-year-old Charles Myles, of Akron, has been charged with killing his wife Tuesday night. Deanese Myles is said to have died from multiple gunshot wounds, and Clifford Davis, another man present in the home, was shot once.
Big news for unemployed or homeless veterans: Next Thursday (May 30th), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses from 10am until 1pm at the Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The first of the funerals for those who succumbed to the deadly Oklahoma tornado is today. Nine-year-old Antonia Candelaria was one of seven children who died at a destroyed elementary school. President Obama will travel to Moore on Sunday.
As the wrongful death lawsuit continues, a jury was shown an email in which concert promoters AEG called Michael Jackson a freak on the day the singer signed a multimillion contract for a series of concerts.
Last night, the late Mal Moore was posthumously named the Athletic Director of the Year by the Sports Business Journal. Current Athletic Director for the University of Alabama Bill Battle says that “this honor reflects his ability to create an atmosphere that is conducive to success at the highest level” and that there is no greater, more appropriate honor for Moore.
Speaking of posthumous honors, in state news, tomorrow, President Obama will sign a bill that awards the Congressional Gold Medal to the four girls killed in the 1963 bombing of a Birmingham church.
Officials say the damage from the Oklahoma tornado could be as much as $2 billion, as some 13,000 homes were either damaged or destroyed in Moore. However, only two dozen or so displaced residents have stayed overnight at Red Cross shelters. Many people have been taken in by relatives.
Townsquare Media will have another shipment of donated goods to leave this week. One of the expressed needs is boxes for residents to place their collected belongings.