The Sunrise News Sampler
Just a few weeks after two New York City police officers were ambushed and shot to death, two more officers where shot last night while responding to a robbery. However, they're expected to survive. A manhunt is underway for two suspects.
Today, President Obama will host Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the White House, where he's looking for help implementing his changing policies on immigration and Cuba.
The Alabama Department of Corrections is seeking the public's help in locating 42-year-old Sharon Young, who left her assigned job site Saturday night. Young was serving time in a domestic violence case.
Tonight, the Tuscaloosa City Council will consider a rezoning request from Chandler-Jones LLC for an 18-acre tract where Hargrove Road East intersects Skyland Boulevard. The company wants to rezone the property to allow for an automobile dealership and future developments.
As soon as the new Congress is sworn in today, Republicans plan to move swiftly toward a veto showdown with President Obama over the Keystone XL pipeline. Votes passed the House but died in a Democratic-led filibuster in the Senate late last year. Now, Republicans appear to have more than enough votes to clear it through the Senate as well.
Gov. Bentley is scheduled to attend a special preview screening of the movie "Selma" today. He's also planning a free party and lunch at Montgomery's Cramton Bowl Multiplex for people attending his inauguration on Jan. 19.
Three suspects have been arrested in connection to the Northport home invasion robbery of a Hispanic family early Sunday morning. According to our daily, a 28-year-old victim was still hospitalized yesterday with two gunshot wounds to his torso. Twenty-year-old Brandon Lee May, 23-year-old Terrance Dewayne May, and 22-year-old Kilo Demon Dickerson were arrested and charged with attempted murder, first-degree robbery, and first-degree burglary. More arrests are possible