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No. 2 Auburn routs Georgia 83-60 with 6 in double figures

Jan. 20, 2022 00:17 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Streaking Auburn didn’t let up even with its highest ranking in more than two decades and a bigger game looming. Walker Kessler had 15 points and six blocked shots to lead a half-dozen scorers in double figures for No. 2 Auburn in an 83-60 rout of Georgia on...

Alabama survives late rally, beats No. 13 LSU 70-67

Jan. 19, 2022 22:28 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Keon Ellis made two free throws with 5 seconds left, and Alabama survived a late comeback bid by No. 13 LSU to win 70-67 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game skid. LSU trailed by eight points with 1:08 remaining. Tari Eason, who finished with 26 points...

Georgia QB Bennett announces he will return for 1 more year

Jan. 19, 2022 20:00 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett is returning for another season after leading the Bulldogs to their first national championship in 41 years. Bennett, who carried a flip phone and avoided social media during the 2021 season, made an exception to his policy by...

Relative of jailed Alabama mayor seeks protection from abuse

Jan. 19, 2022 16:54 PM EST

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — A female relative of an Alabama mayor jailed on a domestic violence charge while campaigning for statewide office asked a court for protection, claiming he choked and threatened to kill her, court records show. The woman filed the request in Elmore County on...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Jan. 19, 2022 16:43 PM EST

Dothan Eagle. January 18, 2022. Editorial: COVID continues Alabama is in the midst of a coronavirus surge – again. This one may well be the worst yet, in terms of transmission. The most recent seven-day tally exceeds 10,000 new cases per day, an all-time high for...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jan. 19, 2022 15:52 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 16 The Washington Post on “Martin Luther King, Jr. did not give up. Those fighting for democracy must follow his example”: On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it is perhaps more...

Police: Person killed by Alabama deputies after opening fire

Jan. 19, 2022 14:17 PM EST

PERDIDO, Ala. (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man who was walking along a rural road early Wednesday after he pulled a gun and opened fire, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Two deputies who were on patrol in the southwest Alabama county about 1:30 a.m. when...

Ford recalls 200K cars because brake lights can stay on

Jan. 19, 2022 09:05 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 200,000 cars in the U.S. to fix a problem that can stop the brake lights from turning off. The recall covers certain 2014 and 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ midsize cars as well as some 2015 Mustangs. All were sold or registered in Texas,...

Police: Nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana found in camper

Jan. 19, 2022 08:03 AM EST

LEEDS, Ala. (AP) — Two California men were jailed in Alabama after police said they found almost 1,000 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $3 million hidden in a camper just off Interstate 20. An officer saw a camper running off the road while exiting the highway Tuesday morning,...

Penn scores 20 to lift Bellarmine over North Alabama 68-60

Jan. 18, 2022 21:58 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dylan Penn had 20 points as Bellarmine defeated North Alabama 68-60 on Tuesday night. Juston Betz had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Bellarmine (10-8, 4-0 Atlantic Sun Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. CJ Fleming added 10 points and Curt Hopf...