The Sunrise News Sampler
31-year-old Tiera Sherman turned himself in to police Monday morning for allegedly shooting into a crowd in a residential area following a fight at a local club. A 28-year-old was shot in the neck and is in serious condition at DCH Regional Medical Center. Sherman was taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail, charged with first-degree assault. His bond was set at $30,000.
The Alabama Department of Transportation will hold a job fair for engineering assistants tomorrow. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and must bring completed applications to ALDOT on Skyland between 8am and noon. Testing begins promptly at 1pm.
The groundbreaking for The Salvation Army’s new Tuscaloosa shelter at the intersection of Greensboro Ave and 29th St will be this Friday, September 5 at 10:30am. The former shelter was destroyed in the April 27, 2011 tornado.
AAA of Alabama reported lower gas prices over the weekend with the least expensive gas in the state being in Tuscaloosa.
A proposed change to the Alabama Constitution would make gun ownership a fundamental right in the state and also subject any state gun-control measures to the toughest review by the courts.
President Obama heads toward the NATO summit this week, amid criticism that he’s being too tentative in the face of global threats. The crisis between Russia and Ukraine has raised the stakes, and Obama will press member states to increase their defense spending.
Tropical Storm Dolly has formed off Mexico’s coast and is expected to strengthen before it makes landfall. Dolly will approach the coast tonight and move inland by tomorrow morning.
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty suffered two cracked transverse processes in his back after taking a hit early in Sunday’s game against SMU.
Beyonce and Jay Z have put divorce rumors to rest with plenty of PDA at the Made in America Festival in Los Angeles Sunday.