The Sunrise News Sampler
Tuscaloosa's only red light enforcement camera at the intersection of 15th St and 6th Ave resulted in 306 citations in its first 30 days of operation. More cameras for major intersections are pending approval.
The Main Avenue Mortuary in downtown Northport opened last night, and event hosts say the turn-out wasn't bad for the first day, but they're expecting a great weekend crowd. Attendees say the feature more than filled the void left by the closing of Fright Factory four years ago.
The Alabama Board of Education has adopted a policy to protect students' privacy after receiving criticism that new common core standards could make student records available to the public.
Senator Gerald Allen has pre-filed a bill for the 2014 legislative session, requiring drivers to give cyclists at least three feet of space in passing.
U.S. Representative Terri Sewell will hose a workshop on the Affordable Care Act at Bryan Whitfield Hospital in Demopolis Tuesday morning.
Discussions have continued over how to back away from weeks of ultimatums and work toward solutions to the partial government shut down and the possibility of a default. President Obama and House Republicans met yesterday, and officials say representatives of both sides continued discussions into the night, though there are no agreements yet. The President will meet with GOP Senators today.
Remember it was reported that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro was found dead, hanging in his prison cell? Well, it was said that he's committed suicide. Now, reports say that the incident may not have been a suicide after all but an attempt to choke himself for sexual pleasure.
The October 5 telecast of "Saturday Night Live" with host Miley Cyrus earned the show its best 18-49 rating and total viewers since Justin Timberlake's appearance in March.
Law & Order: SVU fans, head's up. Munch is retiring.