The Sunrise News Sampler
According to Tuscaloosa Police, yesterday, warrants were served on 23-year-old Keondrae Devon Long for receiving stolen property, and upon interview, police found probable cause to arrest Long for 1st degree robbery in connection with the robbery of the Tuscaloosa Teachers Credit Union last week. Long has been placed in the Tuscaloosa County jail pending a $62,500 bond.
Alabama Medicaid officials have divided the state into five districts under a new care management plan, but some counties could be shifted before the map is finalized on October 1.
Economists say they expect a government report due out this morning to indicate that inflation is still under control, even though there were small increases in the cost of gas, food, and rent.
In entertainment news that could lead to major business changes, yesterday, a former intern for Warner Music Group and Atlantic Records filed a class-action lawsuit over his unpaid internship, which he says should have been under state labor law.
High school juniors and seniors wishing to participate in the City of Tuscaloosa's Mayor's Youth Council may still apply through June 30th. Applicants must reside within the City of Tuscaloosa and have a minimum of a 2.3 grade point average.
This morning, State Superintendent Tommy Bice will hold a news conference in Montgomery to publicize the names of the schools that are failing under the new law that lets parents receive tax credits for sending their children to a better school.
The White House says the Obama administration has completed or significantly advanced most of the executive actions the president ordered to reduce gun violence since the Newtown, Connecticut mass shooting. Vice President Joe Biden hopes to keep up pressure on lawmakers in getting Congress to pass new firearms laws.
"Sesame Street" is now tackling the issue of incarceration with the inclusion of Alex, the first Muppet to have a dad in jail.