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Today in History

Feb. 18, 2019 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2019. There are 316 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 18, 2001, auto racing star Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a crash at the Daytona 500; he was 49. On this date: In 1546, Martin Luther, leader of the Protestant Reformation in...

Aurora shooting victims included plant manager, intern

Feb. 17, 2019 11:20 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of an employee who started shooting after hearing he was being fired at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers that included a plant manager whose wife says he texted her "I love you, I've been shot at work," and an intern in his first day on the job. A look at...

Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

Feb. 17, 2019 4:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters. But the process he helped develop and built his small Alabama technology company around has resulted in a more than decadelong...

Mississippi State shuts down Arkansas 77-67

Feb. 17, 2019 12:46 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Mississippi State trailed by six points at halftime and seemed to have no answer for Arkansas' 3-point barrage in the first half. An inspired defensive performance after the break, however, sparked a huge run and powered the Bulldogs to a 77-67 win Saturday night. "Obviously, it's...

Officer shot multiple times, suspects die in subsequent fire

Feb. 16, 2019 10:23 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer who was shot multiple times after responding to reports of an armed robbery was recovering Saturday, while two suspects are believed to have died in a fire following a shootout. The incident began about 5:30 p.m. Friday, the Opelika-Auburn News reported. Auburn...

Gee leads Alabama St. past Alabama A&M 68-62

Feb. 16, 2019 9:53 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 17 points as Alabama State beat Alabama A&M 68-62 on Saturday. Leon Daniels and Tobi Ewuosho added 15 points each for the Hornets (10-13, 8-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Jacoby Ross, who was second on the Hornets in scoring heading into the contest...

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Feb. 16, 2019 8:08 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims: TREVOR WEHNER The 21-year-old Northern Illinois University student was on his first day as an intern in human...

Sharkey carries Samford past Chattanooga 80-76 in OT

Feb. 16, 2019 8:07 PM EST

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Josh Sharkey matched his career high with 27 points as Samford narrowly beat Chattanooga 80-76 in overtime on Saturday. Ruben Guerrero had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Samford (16-11, 6-8 Southern Conference). Myron Gordon added 13 points. Stefan Lakic had seven rebounds for the...

Cabbil scores 30 to carry Liberty past North Alabama 80-70

Feb. 16, 2019 7:19 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil had a career-high 30 points as Liberty defeated North Alabama 80-70 on Saturday. Cabbil shot 8 for 10 from the floor, including 5 of 7 on 3-pointers, and converted 9 of 10 from the foul line. Caleb Homesley had 13 points for Liberty (23-5, 12-1 Atlantic Sun Conference),...

The Latest: Police name Alabama officer shot following call

Feb. 16, 2019 7:17 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on an officer involved shooting in Alabama (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Authorities have identified an Alabama police officer who was shot multiple times after responding to reports of an armed robbery. In a news release Saturday, police confirmed the identity of the officer...