The Sunrise News Sampler
Yesterday, more than 40 world leaders linked arms to march through Paris, leading tens of thousands in a rally for unity and freedom of expression following last week's terror attacks.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says at this point, investigators don't have "any credible information" to determine which terrorist group was responsible for the attacks in Paris.
A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman's bid for a new trial, in what could be his final bid for freedom. Siegelman was convicted in 2006 on bribery and obstruction charges.
The Northport City Council is looking into public storm shelters, taking cost, construction, availability, size, and location into consideration.
Friday afternoon, Tuscaloosa Police arrested 23-year-old Jessica Acker, a teacher at Bryant High School, following an investigation into an ongoing relationship with a student under the age of 19. The victim is said to have been 18. Acker was taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail with a bond of $5,000.
Although divers were able to recover the data recorder from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501, work continues on retrieving the voice recorder, which was located about 66 feet away from the data recorder.
Today, President Obama plans to announce proposed legislation that would give people more of a head-up when there's a chance their data has been hacked. It would require companies to inform customers of data breaches within 30 days.
At 6:00 this evening, the Tuscaloosa City Schools will host a Drug and Alcohol Screening Policy parent informational meeting in the Northridge High School cafeteria. This meeting is to update parents and guardians about the system's new policy that affects any high school student who participates in extracurricular activities or drives to campus.
The University of Alabama and the Pickens County Medical Center are in the early stages of a partnership to provide sustainable health care while giving students training beyond the classroom.
An estimated $2.5 million in repairs is under way on the train trestle near the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. The work on the bridge is set to be complete by next month, and the rest of the repairs will be finished by April.