The Sunrise News Sampler
Today, President Obama will deliver the keynote address at a White House summit on cybersecurity in California's Silicon Valley. The summit is a response to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks.
The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to resume today after being delayed by major snowstorms.
A federal appeals court is clearing the way for the execution of Alabama death row inmate Tommy Arthur, who has been on death row since 1983 for the contract killing of Muscle Shoals businessman Troy Wicker in 1982.
Tuscaloosa Police are searching for the suspect in the robbery of the Bank of Tuscaloosa on Highway 69 S yesterday morning. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and ran north. Anyone with information is asked to contact Tuscaloosa County Crime Stoppers at 205-752-STOP or Text "Tusc" and the suspect's information to CRIMES. Information leading to an arrest will yield a cash reward.
One person is in custody following the shooting of two people along the route of the Muses Mardi Gras parade last night, in what is the traditional kickoff to the Carnival weekend. One of the victims died.
The FBI has joined local authorities investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of three young Muslims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The shooting was allegedly sparked by a dispute over parking spots, but the father of the sisters says the three were "executed" because of their faith. More than 5,000 people attended their funeral yesterday.
An Alabama police officer has been charged with assault and police officials in the town of Madison say he will also be fired for allegedly injuring an Indian man who had been walking through his son's neighborhood. The 67-year-old, who could only say "no English," sustained injuries including partial paralysis. A video shows the man being thrown to the ground.
The Tuscaloosa City Schools is looking to hire new teachers for the upcoming school year, according to our daily.
Teachers for music, art, dance, theater, strings, vocal, and band as well as traditional courses are needed. Today, tickets go on sale for the Old School Summer Fest, coming to the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Ticket prices range from $39.50 to $59.50