The Sunrise News Sampler
- According to Tuscaloosa Police, 26-year-old Christopher Quin Price has been arrested in the rape of a 12-year-old girl, which occurred when he was 25. Price has been charged with 3 counts of rape 2nd degree and was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $90,000. The investigation is ongoing, and more charges are expected.
- Yesterday, Montgomery Circuit Court Judge Charles Price ruled that a temporary restraining order preventing Governor Bentley from signing a private school tax credit bill will remain in effect until a court hearing on March 15.
- Today, President Obama will sign the extension of the Violence Against Women Act. It extends and expands domestic violence protections, ushering in a legislative victory for gay rights advocates and Native Americans.
- Fox Sports reports that Lebron James’s layup with 3 seconds left propelled the Heat to win their 16th straight game.