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No. 21 Houston meets slumping Auburn in Birmingham Bowl

Dec. 27, 2021 17:49 PM EST

Birmingham Bowl: No. 21 Houston (11-2) vs Auburn (6-6), Dec. 28, noon Eastern (ESPN) Line: Auburn by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: Auburn leads 5-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE Houston is seeking its third 12-plus win season...

St. Louis County man pleads guilty to fatal 2019 carjacking

Dec. 20, 2021 18:56 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County man pleaded guilty Monday to fatally shooting a woman before stealing her car and threatening two witnesses from jail. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that both sides agreed to recommend a 30-year prison sentence as part of 29-year-old...

Louisiana man pleads guilty in airline baggage scam

Nov. 27, 2021 14:58 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty in an airline baggage scam that resulted in more than $300,000 in fraudulent claims, federal prosecutors said. Pernell Anthony Jones, Jr., 31, of Kenner, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and mail...

No. 17 Houston looks to extend streak to 10 against Memphis

Nov. 18, 2021 14:55 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — No. 17 Houston has wrapped up a berth in the American Athletic Conference championship game, but that’s not where the Cougars’ focus is. Houston (9-1, 7-0 AAC) has a chance to finish conference play undefeated and extend its winning streak to 10 games...