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Shootout inside Walmart store in Alabama leaves 2 dead

Feb. 13, 2020 11:01 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Two men shot each other and died after an argument inside an Alabama Walmart store, police said Thursday. A statement from the Mobile Police Department said the two were arguing in a Walmart Neighborhood Market on Wednesday night and both pulled out guns Witnesses described people...

Police: Boy, 2, fatally shoots self; mother charged

Jan. 31, 2020 8:32 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A 2-year-old accidentally fatally shot himself inside a motel room, police in Alabama said. The child's mother, Dynesha Harris, 29, and a man, Tony Fowler, 25, were both charged with manslaughter after the shooting in Mobile on Thursday morning, news outlets reported. The boy was...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, center, and general manager John Lynch, right, celebrate while interviewed by Terry Bradshaw after the NFL NFC Championship football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers won 37-20 to advance to Super Bowl 54 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Also pictured at bottom left is Mike Shanahan. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

49ers impressive turnaround leads to Super Bowl appearance

Jan. 20, 2020 7:28 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As the celebration raged in the victorious 49ers locker room, general manager John Lynch showed off a "Mobile to Miami" T-shirt that symbolized the turnaround in San Francisco. The team that was so bad a year ago that the coaching staff got rewarded with a week coaching the...

Wreck involving Alabama school bus kills 1, injuries several

Jan. 16, 2020 5:02 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman who died when a passenger vehicle and a school bus collided in Alabama, leaving a child with minor injuries. Mobile police said Rachel Martin, 49, was in the passenger vehicle that collided with the bus during morning rush hour on a busy street near...

Mother's suit blames suicide of 9-year-old girl on bullying

Jan. 16, 2020 3:21 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The mother of a 9-year-old girl who took her own life filed suit Thursday blaming the fourth-grader's death on educators she accused of ignoring the girl's complaints about months of bullying by a boy. Administrators and teachers at U.S. Jones Elementary School in the west Alabama...

Man with hammer fatally shot by officer near Alabama Walmart

Jan. 9, 2020 4:57 PM EST

SEMMES Ala. (AP) — An Alabama deputy fatally shot a man who was threatening the officer with a hammer outside a Walmart store on Thursday, authorities said. Store workers called to report a possible theft, and a deputy who was already at the Walmart saw a man outside, said Paul Burch, a spokesman for the...

Airbus to expand production at plant on U.S. Gulf Coast

Jan. 9, 2020 2:25 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will expand production at its plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast in Alabama, where it will spend $40 million to construct new facilities and add 275 jobs, the company said Thursday. As part of a plan to build 63 aircraft in its A320 family of planes per...

Miami (Ohio) faces Louisiana-Lafayette in LendingTree Bowl

Jan. 5, 2020 10:00 AM EST

LendingTree Bowl: Miami of Ohio (8-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (10-3) in Mobile, Alabama, Monday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Louisiana-Lafayette by 14. Series record: Miami leads 2-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE: Louisiana-Lafayette is seeking its first bowl win since 2014 and first outside its home state since 1944. Miami...

Police chief apologizes for officer's 'homeless quilt' post

Dec. 30, 2019 4:47 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A police chief in the south Alabama city of Mobile is apologizing for an officer’s social media post appearing to ridicule homeless people that was shared widely over the holidays. The Facebook post showed two Mobile Police officers, holding what the post called a...

Defense shines as South Alabama beats Mobile 76-47

Dec. 28, 2019 7:00 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Chad Lott had 16 points as South Alabama rolled past crosstown NAIA foe Mobile 76-47 on Saturday. Josh Ajayi added 15 points for the Jaguars and Trhae Mtichell 13. South Alabama (7-6) held the Rams to 28.6 percent shooting, it's best defensive game of the season. The Janguars shot 53...