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Auburn coordinator Kevin Steele agrees to new 3-year deal

Jan. 22, 2020 10:07 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele has agreed to a three-year contract through the 2022 season. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced the deal on Wednesday. The school did not release terms of the contract. Steele was set to make about $1.9 million last year. Auburn has ranked in...

Auburn forward Isaac Okoro (23) scores two over South Carolina forward/center Wildens Leveque (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)

Cambridge’s big night lifts Auburn over South Carolina

Jan. 22, 2020 9:41 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Devan Cambridge scored 26 points, J’Von McCormick added 13 and No. 16 Auburn beat South Carolina 80-67 Wednesday night to stop a two-game skid. The Tigers started off sluggish but ran away with it down the stretch due in large part to hot shooting off the bench. Auburn (16-2,...

16-year-old arrested in slaying of Alabama mother, twin sons

Jan. 22, 2020 5:04 PM EST

MUNFORD, Ala. (AP) — A 16-year-old Alabama teenager has been arrested for the stabbing deaths of his mother and twin brothers, authorities said Wednesday. Landon Durham faces a capital murder charge for the deaths of his mother, 36-year-old Holli Christina Durham and his brothers, 13-year-old twins,...

Man found dead months after courthouse gun incident

Jan. 22, 2020 4:32 PM EST

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man accused of bringing a gun into an county courthouse last year has been found dead. News outlets reported that authorities confirmed Wednesday that a body found in a rural part of Jackson County was that of Fred Swearengin, 72. Relatives reported the man missing about...

Man found dead months after courthouse gun incident

Jan. 22, 2020 4:32 PM EST

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man accused of bringing a gun into an county courthouse last year has been found dead. News outlets reported that authorities confirmed Wednesday that a body found in a rural part of Jackson County was that of Fred Swearengin, 72. Relatives reported the man missing about...

Tampa Bay QB Jameis Winston donates $50K to Miles College

Jan. 22, 2020 2:40 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The football program at Miles College is getting a boost thanks to a donation from Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston. Winston, a Hueytown, Alabama, native, on Wednesday presented Miles College President Bobbie Knight and Athletic Director Reginald Ruffin a check for...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Jan. 22, 2020 10:31 AM EST

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: ___ Jan. 22 The Florence TimesDaily on a bill that aims to reduce child hot car deaths: Rep. Randy Wood, R-Anniston, plans to introduce a bill in this upcoming legislative session that would require all day care facilities in Alabama to call a child’s guardian if...

Mobile dims chances for Amtrak renewal on Gulf Coast

Jan. 22, 2020 9:21 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Leaders in Alabama's port city of Mobile are dimming chances for reviving passenger train service along the northern Gulf Coast. Member of the City Council's finance committee withheld support for funding service through Alabama's port city during a meeting Tuesday. Al.com reported the...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) scores a touchdown against LSU during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game, in Atlanta. Hurts, the Heisman Trophy runner-up who once starred for Alabama, is hoping to improve his NFL draft stock at the Senior Bowl. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Jalen Hurts eyes NFL, with 'boulder' not chip on shoulder

Jan. 21, 2020 8:54 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Hurts was presented a helmet at the Senior Bowl providing a snapshot of his college career, an OU on the right side and his old Alabama No. 2 on the left. Now, the quarterback who led two elite programs to the College Football Playoffs is trying to prove himself again, as an NFL...

Sheriff: 2 men shot at deputies while fleeing traffic stop

Jan. 21, 2020 8:50 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two men and Alabama deputies exchanged fire while the suspects fled from a traffic stop, authorities said. A Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office press release said deputies were trying to pull over a vehicle Tuesday when the driver refused to stop. Chief Deputy David Agee said...