The Sunrise News Sampler
The City of Tuscaloosa announces that the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will return to the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport on March 28 and 29, 2015. This will be their fourth performance in the city since 2009.
According to Tuscaloosa Police, the red light camera at 15th St and 6th Ave has resulted in hundreds of citations. October yielded 216, and 262 citations were issued in November.
Shelby County jail records show that 28-year-old Adiran Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond after being charged with murder in the killing of 36-year-old Michelle Shepherd, following Saturday’s Iron Bowl game.
A new report says Alabama’s HIV and AIDS rate has dropped slightly, but its rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea have gone up.
Jefferson County has closed the sale of nearly $1.8 billion in new debt and emerged from the nation’s second largest municipal bankruptcy.
Today, President Obama will use a speech to renew his call for increasing the minimum wage, and the White House says he’ll also draw attention to the income gap between rich and poor. The president is also expected to urge lawmakers to agree on 2014 spending, pass a farm bill with enough money for food stamps, and extend benefits for the long-term unemployed before the end of the year.
People representing the engineer of the New York City commuter train that derailed Sunday killing four people say he experienced a hypnosis-like “daze” almost like road fatigue and nodded at the controls just before the wreck, and by the time he caught himself, it was too late.
Today, authorities are expected to release the results of autopsies on the two bodies recovered from the fiery crash that killed “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker and his friend.
Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says he will discuss a new contract with coach Gus Malzahn after the season in which he has led the Tigers to an 11-1 record and into the SEC title game.