The Sunrise News Sampler
According to Tuscaloosa Police, a call was made in regards to a loud party and underage drinking at Campus Way Apartments late Friday night, and upon responding to that call, two men (including Alabama freshman cornerback Tony Brown) were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, failure to obey, and resisting arrest. Both were placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, each pending $1,500 bonds.
The Tuscaloosa City Council voted to renew a $175,000 contract, letting the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama be its chief job recruiting agency for the second year.
A report from the U.S. Department of Justice said instances of sexual abuse at the hands of prison staff and others may have been underreported at Julia Tutwiler Prison for nearly 20 years, and Alabama Department of Corrections officials and Governor Bentley say they’ve been working to improve conditions at the prison before the federal investigation.
Etowah County District Attorney Jimmie Harp says new state sentencing guidelines, intended to ease overcrowding, have taken discretion away from judges.
Close to 30,000 pages of documents from the Archdiocese of Chicago, to be made public today, could provide the best look yet into what the church new about the sexual abuse of children by priests and what church officials did to protect those priests.
President Obama will travel to Europe in March, where he will meet with the Pope, participate in a nuclear security summit, and attend a U.S.-European Union summit, and meet with Belgian leaders and the NATO Secretary General.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will deliver his inaugural speech for a second term today.
TMZ reports that Justin Bieber’s people are urging him to go to rehab for his use of recreational drugs.
A new report suggests that Netflix and Hulu may be convincing Showtime and HBO customers to cancel their premium TV subscriptions, as the number of subscribers to the premium channels has dropped six percent over the last two years, while subscription to video-on-demand services such as Netflix grew by four percent.