The Sunrise News Sampler
Tuscaloosa Police are looking for 21-year-old Skyler Pierre Hinton, who is suspected of killing 21-year-old Jamarcus Marquez Roberts early Sunday morning. Roberts was discovered in his vehicle, which had crashed in front of Motel 6. He’d been shot in the chest.
Tuscaloosa city officials say the sinkhole that made part of Hargrove Road East collapse Friday was caused by a broken cable duct beneath the road.
The Tuscaloosa City School System’s proposal to change school start and end times has been put on hold after survey data suggested that the majority was against the changes. However, the idea is still being examined with another review possible for the next school year.
Officials with the Democratic National Committee will arrive in Birmingham today for a two-day visit to assess whether the city can host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
The Alabama Department of Public Health has issued an advisory warning missionaries and visitors to the Caribbean to watch out for mosquitoes, as three cases of the Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in the state, and one case of domestic transmission has been reported in Florida, as a person with the virus was bitten by another mosquito, which carried the virus to another person.
The United States has presented what it calls “powerful” evidence that pro-Russia rebels shot down the Malayasia airline plane with a Russian surface-to-air missile.
Jury selection starts today in the trial of 55-year-old Theodore Wafer, who shot to death 19-year-old Renisha McBride, who’d been knocking on his door seeking help after crashing her car. Wafer claims that he acted in self-defense, as McBride was aggressive and violent.
Legendary actor James Garner died of natural causes Saturday in his Los Angeles home . He was 86.
Sam Smith, Maroon 5, and Pharrell Williams are reported to take the state at this year’s iTunes Festival.