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Forrest's 20 lead North Alabama past Alabama State 71-63

Dec. 07, 2022 22:21 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Damien Forrest scored 20 points as North Alabama beat Alabama State 71-63 on Wednesday night. Forrest had 11 rebounds for the Lions (6-4). Dallas Howell added 11 points while going 4 of 9 (3 for 7 from distance), and he also had seven rebounds. Will Soucie...

Seven people sentenced in federal bust of cockfighting ring

Dec. 07, 2022 14:42 PM EST

VERBENA, Ala. (AP) — Seven members of an Alabama family will serve sentences, ranging from probation to two years in federal prison, for running what authorities called one of the largest cockfighting enterprises in the country, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The Department of...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Dec. 07, 2022 13:23 PM EST

Dothan Eagle. December 6, 2022. Editorial: A fair change Alabama Medicaid recipients who have been denied treatment for Hepatitis C because they failed to meet sobriety requirements will now be eligible to receive medical services for the illness. The...

Hall of Famer Croom: 'Not enough progress' for Black coaches

Dec. 06, 2022 19:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sylvester Croom had a Hall of Fame career as an offensive lineman at Alabama, and was among the first Black players to become a star and team leader under coach Bear Bryant. Three decades later, Croom became the Southeastern Conference's first Black head football...

German automotive supplier announces $3.4M expansion

Dec. 06, 2022 17:28 PM EST

PELL CITY, Ala. (AP) — A German automotive supplier has announced an expansion of its operations in Alabama that will create nearly 80 new jobs. Eissmann Automotive, in a news release Monday, said it is putting $3.4 million into new equipment for its new production line at its...

4 former prison officers arrested on ethics, bribery charges

Dec. 06, 2022 16:18 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Four former officers at a north Alabama prison have been charged with bribery and ethics law violations, the state prison system confirmed. The four men face charges of using their public positions for financial gain and bribery, a spokeswoman for the...

Judge dismisses groping case against former Alabama lawmaker

Dec. 06, 2022 15:04 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a criminal charge against a former Alabama legislator accused of groping a restaurant hostess after the woman requested the case be dropped. Circuit Judge J.R Gaines entered the order dismissing a sexual abuse charge against...

Auburn's top 2 pass rushers heading to NFL draft

Dec. 06, 2022 13:51 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn's top two pass rushers are leaving for the NFL. Defensive end Colby Wooden announced in a video on social media posted Tuesday that he is skipping his senior season to enter the draft. Edge rusher Derick Hall also posted a video to announced his plans to...

Alabama's Anderson repeats as Bronko Nagurski award winner

Dec. 05, 2022 23:00 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Alabama outside linebacker Will Anderson Jr. has become the second two-time winner of the Bronko Nagurski Award given to the nation’s top collegiate defensive player. Anderson was presented the award on Monday night by the Charlotte Touchdown Club. ...

Marshall: Execution review should happen quickly

Dec. 05, 2022 18:23 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) — A state review of execution procedures should be done quickly so death sentences can move forward, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said Monday. Marshall told reporters that he did not object to the review announced last month by Gov. Kay Ivey after a...