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Old SWC rivals Texas A&M-Arkansas game highlights SEC slate

Sep. 23, 2021 03:37 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Southeastern Conference in Week 3: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Texas A&M (3-0) plays No. 16 Arkansas (3-0) in Arlington, Texas. The matchup of former rivals in the Southwest Conference should go a long way into shaping...

Fangio: Meyer says 'every week it's like playing Alabama'

Sep. 22, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio says Urban Meyer told him coaching in the NFL is “like playing Alabama” every week. Denver's coach relayed his conversation from last weekend with the embattled Jacksonville Jaguars coach to illustrate a point about parity in the...

Alabama mayor pleads guilty in ethics case, out of office

Sep. 22, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Ala. (AP) — The mayor of an eastern Alabama city pleaded guilty Wednesday to using his official position or office for personal gain. Lanett Mayor Jonathon Kyle McCoy was immediately removed from office following his plea to felony ethics violations and is...

Alabama sees antibody shipments decline

Sep. 22, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama saw its number of available monoclonal antibody doses fall as federal officials try to ration the limited resource, but low-vaccination Southern states continued to receive some of the largest allocations. Alabama this week will receive...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Sep. 22, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

Dothan Eagle. September 20, 2021. Editorial: A fast track for medical cannabis Certain Alabamians will be greatly pleased to learn that an initiative to provide medical cannabis in our state has been so productive that products may become available...

Video shows Missouri officers let police dog bite Black man

Sep. 22, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

The St. Louis County prosecutor’s office is investigating an incident caught on cellphone video in which white officers allowed a police dog to repeatedly bite a Black man during an arrest. The video of the arrest Monday in the St. Louis suburb of Woodson Terrace has...

Alabama man attacked by pit bull dies from injuries

Sep. 22, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A man who was attacked by a pit bull in eastern Alabama has died from his injuries, authorities said. Phenix City police responded to a report of a dog bite early Tuesday morning, news outlets reported. Officers found Frank Cobb, 70, suffering...

College Football Picks: Neutral sites for 2 ranked matchups

Sep. 22, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

Last week, college football gave fans one of its tastiest, and unfortunately rare, treats when Auburn visited Penn State. Good teams. Great setting. Entertaining game. What college football is all about. This week, not so much. ...

Sentencing set for former Alabama DA convicted of felonies

Sep. 22, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A judge has scheduled sentencing for a former Alabama prosecutor who pleaded guilty to felony charges earlier this year. Judge Pamela Baschab set a hearing on Oct. 5 for former Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes, who pleaded guilty in June...

Former Alabama prison guard charged with child sex crimes

Sep. 22, 2021 08:52 AM EDT

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama prison worker is free on bail after being charged with sex crimes involving two minors. WSFA-TV reported that Daniel Sexton, 23, of Millbrook was charged with rape, two counts of sodomy and facilitating the travel of a child for a...