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Okoro’s layup lifts No. 22 Auburn past South Alabama, 70-69

Nov. 13, 2019 9:10 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Coach Bruce Pearl has worked wonders as Auburn’s basketball coach, leading the Tigers to their first Final Four last season. Now, he’s trying to do the same for the entire state of Alabama. Tuesday night at Mobile’s Mitchell Center went a long way toward...

Alabama police capture teen accused in Halloween threat

Nov. 5, 2019 3:58 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say they've recaptured a juvenile accused of threatening to shoot up schools around Mobile as a prank on Halloween. A statement from Mobile police says the juvenile was arrested Tuesday, five days after he ran away while being taken to a detention center. Police say...

Teen charged with Halloween school shooting threat escapes

Oct. 31, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager accused of threatening to shoot up schools as a Halloween prank escaped as officers were taking him to a detention center, police said Thursday. News outlets reported officers were looking for the 17-year-old male around Mobile, where four high schools were threatened on...

Cleanup continues Monday from Olga's windy remnants

Oct. 28, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Thousands of people in Mississippi and Tennessee were still waiting late Monday for power to be restored as cleanup continued from winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Olga. High winds swept across a broad area Saturday, the National Weather Service reports. Some school...

Remnants of Olga push into Mississippi, leaving damage

Oct. 26, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — What's left of Tropical Storm Olga was causing soggy conditions in Mississippi and Alabama on Saturday and dozens of flights were canceled or delayed at New Orleans' main airport after two power outages. There were no reports of major flooding, but several trees were downed. A wind...

The Latest: Olga bringing heavy rains to central Gulf Coast

Oct. 25, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather in the South (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Olga has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone as it continues churning toward the Gulf Coast. The National Hurricane Center said Friday night that the cyclone will bring heavy rain and possibly flash...