The Sunrise News Sampler
According to the Mayor’s Office, the town hall-style Mayor’s Night Out for the City of Tuscaloosa District 2, which was scheduled for March 20 has been postponed until Thursday, May 15. It will be held at Central Elementary School, from 5:30 until 7:00pm.
Tuscaloosa city schools officials say they’re hoping to replace broken security cameras by the end of the month. Director of the district’s facilities program Jeff Johnson says about 20 percent of the district’s cameras don’t work.
An Alabama House committee will consider a new version of the education budget that does away with a teacher bonus and instead puts the money toward education employees’ health insurance.
Aauthorities in Houston County say a murder-suicide involving an elderly couple appears to have been prearranged, as evidence uncovered suggests that 91-year-old Laurence Dantzer agreed to assist in the death of his 88-year-old wife Phyllis before taking his own life Saturday.
Alexander City Police and the Alabama Bureau of Investigation are probing a fatal police-involved shooting. An officer is said to have been responding to a fight outside a Huddle House when one of the involved men drove toward an officer, who fired his weapon.
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released today, finds that 15.9 percent of U.S. adults are uninsured, down from 17.1 percent for the last three months of 2013. That translates roughly to 3 million to 4 million people getting coverage.
The Williams family of TLC’s “My Five Wives,” says going on TV has been liberating, and they’re happy to be open about who they are and what they believe.
Miki Howard’s son Brandon says he underwent a paternity test, and DNA confirms 99.9% that Michael Jackson is the father.