The Sunrise News Sampler
Saturday, September 13, the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy will host an automotive career fair from 9am until noon. Attendees will have the opportunity to interview for up to 400 jobs with Mercedes-Benz supply companies. High school diploma or G.E.D. required.
Yesterday, Tracey Grissom was setenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted last month of murdering her husband in 2012. Defense attorney Warren Freeman says he will seek another trial.
A $2.18 million construction contract has been recommended for approval for the next stage of the Tuscaloosa City Walk, which will link the first constructed portion of the City Walk at Central Church of Christ on Hargrove Road to 15th Street.
More than 400 items belonging to the state, including vehicles, computers and office furniture, are going up for auction in Montgomery today, beginning at 8am. The auction will continue until the last lot is sold.
Islamic extremist group ISIS has released a video depicting the beheading of another American journalist, Steven Sotloff. The man shown beheading Sotloff is believed to be the same man who killed James Foley last month, and a warning has been issued that a British hostage will be the next to die. This all comes as retaliation to a series of military strikes by U.S. forces in Iraq.
Two news organizations are asking a court to give them access to any juvenile record for 18-year-old Michael Brown, the unarmed black man who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri last month. Brown had no adult criminal record.
Theodore Wafer is set to be sentenced today. Wafter was convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride, who was on the porch of his suburban Detroit home seeking help after crashing her car.
Comedian Joan Rivers is said to be on life support, following a treatment of nodes on her vocal cords, during which Rivers suffered cardiac arrest.