The Sunrise News Sampler
- Today, the Tuscaloosa Police Department is participating in "Operation Fly Toys" where law enforcement agencies will fly to Children's Hospital in Birmingham with toys collected at the Police Department. At approximately 2:00pm, 13 helicopters will fly to the hospital and land every two minutes to deliver toys to Santa, with the children watching from their windows.
- In state news, we're experiencing a very active flu season.... so much so that an outbreak at Westminster Christian Academy in Huntsville moved officials to cancel classes for the rest of this week, as more than 60 students have fallen ill in the past two days.
- How do you know when you're truly a deadbeat parent? When a judge orders you to stop procreating. 44-year-old Corey Curtis of Wisconsin is said to be $90,000 behind in child support, according to MSN; and Racine County Circuit Court Judge Tim Boyle sentenced him to three years of probation with the condition he is not to procreate until he shows he can support his children.