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Texas executes ex-officer who hired 2 people to kill wife

Jan. 10, 2023 21:49 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former suburban Houston police officer was executed Tuesday for hiring two people to kill his estranged wife nearly 30 years ago amid a contentious divorce and custody battle. Robert Fratta, 65, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in...

State investigators to review 2 law enforcement shootings

Jan. 06, 2023 20:13 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The state law enforcement agency is investigating two separate fatal shootings by law enforcement officers. Authorities released limited information about the shootings in Gadsden and in Hazel Green, a community in Madison County. The Madison...

SFA wins 80-69 over Jackson State

Dec. 22, 2022 20:02 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Sadaidriene Hall's 20 points helped SFA defeat Jackson State 80-69 on Thursday. Hall added 10 rebounds and five assists for the 'Jacks (8-5). AJ Cajuste scored 14 points while going 3 of 3 and 6 of 6 from the free throw line, and added six assists. Nana...

Grant has 18 as Sam Houston defeats Arlington Baptist 107-26

Dec. 20, 2022 20:41 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Qua Grant had 18 points and Sam Houston beat Arlington Baptist 107-26 on Tuesday night. Grant added five rebounds and three steals for the Bearkats (10-2). Lamar Wilkerson shot 6 for 8, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc to add 16 points. Ronald Mitchell...

Garbage truck driver saves man from being crushed to death

Dec. 20, 2022 16:34 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a homeless man could have died inside a garbage truck in northern Alabama, but the driver saved him. A Republic Waste Operations driver was emptying out a Dumpster in Huntsville on Monday when the incident happened, Al.com reported. Emptying...

Stephen F. Austin defeats North American 83-51

Dec. 19, 2022 23:27 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Sadaidriene Hall had 18 points in SFA's 83-51 victory over North American on Monday night. Hall finished 9 of 9 from the floor for the 'Jacks (7-5). Derrick Tezeno finished 8 of 10 from the floor to add 17 points. Nana Antwi-Boasiako recorded 11 points and...

Hawkins puts up 20, SFA downs Paul Quinn 103-40

Dec. 11, 2022 17:03 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Nigel Hawkins' 20 points helped SFA defeat Paul Quinn 103-40 on Sunday. Hawkins shot 6 for 10 (4 for 8 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free throw line for the 'Jacks (5-4). Sadaidriene Hall added 19 points while finishing 9 of 10 from the floor, and...

Sam Houston knocks off Dallas Christian 111-58

Dec. 03, 2022 17:56 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Lamar Wilkerson scored 16 points, Qua Grant had 16 points, seven assists and four steals, and Sam Houston defeated Dallas Christian 111-58 on Saturday. Wilkerson also had seven rebounds for the Bearkats (7-1). Grant made four of six 3-pointers and Donte...

Sharp scores 34 as Northwestern State beats SFA 102-96

Dec. 02, 2022 00:48 AM EST

Demarcus Sharp's 34 points led Northwestern State over SFA 102-96 on Thursday. The Demons outscored the Lumberjacks 71-63 in the second half. Sharp was 16 of 17 from the foul line had seven assists for the Demons (6-2). Reggie Hill scored 17 points while going 7 of 8...

Southern Utah beats Sam Houston 17-7

Nov. 19, 2022 18:41 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Justin Miller threw for 154 yards, Isaiah Wooden rushed for 99 yards and Southern Utah beat Sam Houston 17-7 on Saturday. Miller had one touchdown and one interception for Southern Utah (5-6, 2-3 Western Athletic Conference). Elijah Burns capped the scoring...