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Tennessee trying to snap 12-year losing streak vs Alabama

Oct. 17, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban was coaching the NFL's Miami Dolphins the last time Alabama lost to Tennessee. The current players from both teams were mostly in elementary school. The top-ranked Crimson Tide has won the last 12 meetings in this traditional Third Saturday in October rivalry, mostly by...

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

Oct. 17, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will hit the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with wind and rain, forecasters said Thursday. Moving off the eastern coast of Mexico, the low pressure system was likely to develop into a tropical or subtropical...

No. 1 Alabama seeks 13th straight win over Tennessee

Oct. 17, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

Tennessee (2-4, 1-2 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama (6-0, 3-0), Saturday at 9 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Alabama by 34. Series record: Alabama leads 55-38-7. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The traditional Third Saturday in October rivalry is always big for both teams, though it's been dominated by the Crimson Tide since coach Nick Saban...

Drought worsens across Southeast; 75M affected nationally

Oct. 17, 2019 10:59 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A drought affecting more than 30 million people across the Southeastern United States is getting worse. The latest assessment from the U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows arid conditions are deepening from Alabama to Virginia. Areas that were experiencing a moderate drought...

Alabama student's family awarded $9M in wrongful death suit

Oct. 17, 2019 4:42 AM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The family of an Alabama college student who died from complications of improperly prescribed birth control medication has been awarded $9 million in their wrongful death, medical malpractice suit. Court records obtained by news outlets show a Lee County jury awarded Auburn University...

Troy tops South Alabama 37-13 in Battle for the Belt

Oct. 16, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Kaleb Barker connected with receiver Kaylon Geiger for two touchdowns and Troy beat in-state rival South Alabama 37-13 on Wednesday night in the Battle for the Belt. Will Sunderland made it 30-13 with an easy interception, returning it 27 yards early in the fourth quarter for Troy's...

Police search of apartments fails to locate missing girl

Oct. 16, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An intense search of an apartment complex didn't turn up signs of a missing 3-year-old Alabama girl who was abducted from a birthday party days ago, police in Birmingham said Wednesday. Live video from news outlets showed police blocking off a street and the sound of a law...

Vols QB Maurer will be game-time decision for No. 1 Alabama

Oct. 16, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says quarterback Brian Maurer's status for the Volunteers' Saturday matchup at No. 1 Alabama will be a game-time decision after the freshman sustained a concussion last week. Pruitt had said Monday that Maurer had taken some reps at the previous night's...

The Latest: Reward increases for missing Alabama girl

Oct. 16, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Alabama girl (all times local): 6:50 p.m. A reward has been increased for information leading to a missing 3-year-old girl who was abducted from a birthday party. WHNT-TV reports Crime Stoppers is offering a $20,000 reward for information that...

Alabama releases copy of execution procedures

Oct. 16, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Wednesday made its execution protocol public after being ordered to do so by a federal judge. The Alabama Department of Corrections filed a redacted copy of its execution procedure with the federal court following a legal fight with news outlets over the release of the...