The Sunrise News Sampler
Tuscalosa resident 74-year-old Livingston Wells has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting incident in the 4100 block of 19th Place. Wells and a 25-year-old man had an ongoing neighborhood dispute, and Sunday, Wells took matters into his own hands. The victim was rushed to DCH Regional Medical Center and listed in stable condition yesterday. Wells was booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail with bond set at $90,000.
While cleanup from last week’s storms is moving quicker than expected for some, city officials say residents may make some steps the make the process quicker and less expensive for themselves. Suggestions include cutting small debris and limbs into shorter lengths,cutting stumps into smaller pieces, and placing debris at the curb but away from stationary objects such as mailboxes, fences, and power poles.
Governor Bentley says he’s against switching back to the electric chair to resume executions in Alabama, which are currently at a standstill because the state has run out of one of the three drugs used in its lethal injection system.
Alabama has agreed to pay another $230,000 to civil rights groups that sued over the state’s immigration law in 2011, bringing the total paid by the state government to $580,000.
Yesterday, stocks were lower at the start of a new trading week, with the Dow falling more than 100 points in the opening minutes.
The leader of Nigeria’s Islamic extremist group Boko Haram is threathening to sell hundreds of teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in a remote part of the country three weeks ago. This is the first time he’s claimed responsibility for the April 15 mass abduction.
The Supreme Court has turned away another case over whether Americans have a constitutional right to be armed in public.
Fox sports reports that Dennis Rodman says North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un did not have his uncle executed, that he does want to talk to President Obama, and that the country only has nuclear weapons because it’s small and must defend itself.