The Sunrise News Sampler
Tuscaloosa Police report that 30-year-old Laquincy Quanard Evans of Marion, MS was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with 2 counts of Sodomy 1st Degree and 1 count of Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12 in connection with offenses that occurred in Tuscaloosa. The victim was 5 years old at the time of the incident. Evans was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $150,000 bond.
The Pickens County School system has announced that anticipated severe weather conditions for this evening have prompted the rescheduling of the Gordo vs Pickens County High Football Game to 7:00 tomorrow at the Gordo High School football stadium.
Today, a Tuscaloosa judge will consider whether Greek-letter groups at the University of Alabama can get involved in an election challenge involving a city school board race. A hearing is set for this morning.
Alabama lawmakers who led the effort to pass our illegal immigration law said they aren't concerned some parts of the law were thrown out by a settlement between the state and advocacy groups, citing that the law retains the right of officers to detain those who are present in Alabama illegally.
The body of 31-year-old Amanda Ressler was found yesterday. The missing Hoover woman was found in her car in a gravel pit, and there is no immediate word on how she died, although foul play is suspected.
A temporary benefit from the 2009 economic stimulus that boosts food stamp dollars will no longer be available starting tomorrow, which means more than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps will start receiving less.
President Obama says he's not happy about the problems Americans have had trying to sign up for health insurance on the goverment's website but says that the state plan in Massachusetts also faced initial setbacks, but former political rival Mitt Romney says Obama should have learned the lessons of the state plan to prevent millions of Americans from losing their private health insurance or seeing their premiums skyrocket now.
The Red Sox won their 3rd the World Series in a decade with a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals last night.