The Sunrise News Sampler
If you missed the two minutes of Deontay Wilder’s fight against Malik Scott Saturday night, you missed the whole fight. Wilder won by knockout 96 seconds into the first round. Next, he will fight for the World Boxing Council heavyweight championship.
The Environmental Protection Agency says officials are still working on containing spilled oil and cleaning it up, four months after a tanker train derailed at an isolated wetland near Aliceville.
There are suspicions that one or both pilots of a Malaysian Airlines jetliner were involved in the disappearance of the flight on March 8.
A study by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and Mars Inc. is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolte can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.
MSN reports that Rihanna and Drake are said to be seriously dating after five years of friendship.
Alabama’s search for quarterback AJ McCarron’s replacement has begun. Saturday’s spring practice opened with new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Lane Kiffin working with five potential successors.
Alabama’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is expanding a program to combat binge drinking and underage alcohol use.
Sharmiah Woods of Tuscaloosa has been crowned Miss Alabama Plus America 2014. She will represent the state at the national Miss Plus America Pageant in July.
Singer Lyfe Jennings has been added to the lineup of the Fantasia and Joe concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on June 13.
R&B singer Chris Brown faces a court hearing in Los Angeles today over why he was kicked out of rehab and what penalties he should face. Brown spent the weekend in jail after being arrested following his dismissal from a Malibu treatment facility for violating the rules.