At 9:45 tomorrow morning, 60 students at Northridge High School will be honored for having earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.

18-year-old Drew Austin Green, of Moundville was arrested yesterday after allegedly trying to break into Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on Old Greensboro Road. Green was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail with bail set at $8,000.

The Public Service Commission could decide next month whether to make any changes in the Alabama Gas rate plan. The last of three public hearings was yesterday, and the commission could consider any changes on November 5.

A Montgomery County Circuit judge has scheduled a trial starting March 17 on a lawsuit filed by the Alabama Education Association to challenge the Alabama Accountability Act.

The U.S. government partial shutdown is entering its 10th day, but some Republican lawmakers are focusing on the debt limit, which the treasury secretary says must be raised by October 17 to avoid risking a default.

Millions of Americans who receive food stamps will get fewer of them after the end of this month when the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program expires.

Former Tide player-turned wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones is said to undergo surgery Monday for an injury sustained to his foot in Monday night's game against the New York Jets. To add insult to injury (pun intended), the Falcons lost the game, and Jones is said to be out for the rest of the season.