The Sunrise News Sampler
Police are searching for the gunman who shot at a house and wounded a 4-year-old girl Saturday night. The girl was not the intended target.
There should be no Alabama counties left out of a federally operated health insurance exchange that’s supposed to start Oct. 1. The state Insurance Department says Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and United Healthcare have filed proposals for statewide coverage, and Humana has proposed plans for 50 of the 67 counties. All three companies are awaiting federal approval.
Protests and vigils have been held around the country following the acquittal of Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who was accused of murdering unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
America’s reign in the World Cup of Softball is over as Japan has taken the gold medal, beating the United States 6-3 in Oklahoma City.
This fall, the Tuscaloosa County School System will open its first alternative school for high school students in 15 years. G.R.A.D. , or Growth, Recovery, Achievement, and Dedication Academy will be housed in a classroom at Tuscaloosa County High School and a classroom at Holt High.
We’re now the last state to continue the segregation of HIV-positive prison inmates, as South Carolina recently decided to end the practice.
The Justice Department is reviewing whether there’s enough evidence for a criminal civil rights case in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The department opened an investigatioin into Martin’s death last year but stepped aside to allow for the state to prosecute its case.
An autopsy is expected today to determine what caused the death of “Glee” co-star Cory Monteith, who was found dead in his Vancouver, British Columbia hotel room Saturday.