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AP source: Ole Miss working to bring Kiffin back to SEC

Dec. 7, 2019 12:45 AM EST

A person familiar with the negotiations says Mississippi is working to hire FAU's Lane Kiffin to be its next head football coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday night because negotiations were ongoing and Kiffin still has a game to coach. Florida Atlantic faces UAB in...

Group helps Vietnam vet find new life on the Coast

Dec. 7, 2019 12:01 AM EST

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — His mobile home was rotting around him and Johnny C. Owens had no money for repairs. The Vietnam veteran had been living alone for eight years in the woods of South Alabama. Although he was no longer drinking, his old enemy depression had beaten him down. Suicide seemed like the only...

Alabama farmer looks to cash in on carbon storage

Dec. 7, 2019 12:01 AM EST

ALICEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Deep in west Alabama, in a part of the state where most economic activity grows up from the ground, one woman is hoping to get paid for what she's putting back into the soil. Aliceville farmer Annie Dee, who runs the Dee River Ranch in Pickens County, is one of a growing number...

Shackelford, Alabama beat Stephen F. Austin 78-68

Dec. 6, 2019 11:40 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Less than two weeks after beating then-No. 1 Duke on the road, Stephen F. Austin wasn’t able to recreate that success against Alabama. “For a team that went in and won for the first time in 20 plus years as a nonconference team at Cameron, that’s going to be a...

Alabama police officer killed in drug-related shooting

Dec. 6, 2019 8:54 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer was killed Friday during a drug-related shooting, authorities said, making him the sixth law enforcement officer in the state slain in the line of duty this year. The officer died at a hospital after being shot in the heart, Huntsville Police Chief Mark...

Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killed in shooting during drug-related investigation.

Dec. 6, 2019 7:58 PM EST
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killed in shooting during drug-related investigation. .

Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killing in shooting during drug-related investigation.

Dec. 6, 2019 7:47 PM EST
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police: Huntsville, Alabama, police officer killing in shooting during drug-related investigation.

Heisman chase and playoff race cross paths in champ weekend

Dec. 6, 2019 3:54 PM EST

The Heisman Trophy chase and playoff race have become intertwined. Since the College Football Playoff started in 2014, four of five Heisman winners have played on teams selected to play in the semifinals. That makes championship weekend especially important as voters focus on contenders making closing arguments....

Classic SEC match-up: LSU's offense vs. Georgia's defense

Dec. 6, 2019 2:54 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — LSU is perfectly comfortable in an offensive shootout, both teams racing up and down the field, throwing caution to the wind and lighting up the scoreboard with big play after big play. Georgia would prefer a defensive quagmire, where every yard in a struggle, the sort of knock-'em-back...

Court: State can revoke teacher's license despite acquittal

Dec. 6, 2019 2:31 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s education department won a round Friday in its attempt to get rid of a teacher accused of making sexual advances on a student. The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals overturned a lower court decision that blocked the state’s attempt to revoke the teaching license...