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2 arrested in shooting death of man at Tuscaloosa apartments

Dec. 10, 2019 9:25 AM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Police arrested two men following the fatal shooting of another man at an apartment complex in Tuscaloosa, a spokesman said. Jacorri Keandre Spencer, 21, was charged with felony murder and first-degree robbery Monday in the death of Darius Garner, 21, police Capt. Jack Kennedy told...

Alabama college town probes halt on student housing projects

Dec. 10, 2019 4:38 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A college town in Alabama proposed temporarily halting construction on any new student housing developments in the city amid concerns the number of existing facilities exceeds the amount of students. Auburn Mayor Ron Anders proposed an ordinance at last week's city council meeting that...

Umude leads S. Dakota past Alabama St. 73-59

Dec. 9, 2019 10:11 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Stanley Umude scored 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting and South Dakota beat Alabama State 73-59 on Monday night. Leon Daniels' 3-pointer with 7:33 before halftime made it 20-19 in favor of Alabama state (1-7). Hunter Goodrick followed with a jump shot a minute-and-a-half later and the...

Two officers on leave amid investigation into inmate's death

Dec. 9, 2019 7:15 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama prison system announced Monday that it is investigating the use of force by officers following the recent death of an inmate and that an investigation is ongoing into the death of another prisoner in what has already been a violent year inside state prisons. The Alabama...

LSU's Burrow, Auburn's Brown named AP SEC players of year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as...

Kiffin believes Ole Miss can produce consistent success

Dec. 9, 2019 4:53 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is back in the Southeastern Conference vowing to lead Mississippi the kind of consistent success it has lacked for much of its history. “We didn’t come here to be good,” the new Ole Miss coach said Monday. “That’s not why we’re...

11 treated after chemical reaction causes problems at plant

Dec. 9, 2019 4:03 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Medical workers treated nearly a dozen people and firefighters evacuated a building Monday after a chemical reaction caused injuries inside a manufacturing plant. The Montgomery Fire Department said the incident happened after chemicals became mixed accidentally at Kinpak, a...

Hundreds attend vigil for slain Alabama officer

Dec. 9, 2019 8:57 AM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside an Alabama police department on Sunday to honor a police officer killed while conducting a drug enforcement operation. Mourners gathered near the Fallen Officer Memorial at the Huntsville Police Department to honor officer Billy Fred Clardy III,...

Alabama boy, 5, killed in crossfire during family dispute

Dec. 9, 2019 6:38 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy in Alabama died when he was struck by gunfire during an argument between two family members, Birmingham police confirmed. Police identified the child as Tanarius “TJ” Moore, news outlets reported on Sunday. Two family members were arguing outside a...

No. 13 Alabama, No. 14 Michigan play in the Citrus Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 9:11 PM EST

No. 13 Alabama (10-2, SEC) vs. No. 14 Michigan (9-3, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET LOCATION: Orlando, Florida TOP PLAYERS Alabama: WR DeVonta Smith, 65 catches, 1,200 yards, 13 touchdowns. Michigan: LB Josh Uche, 11.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks. NOTABLE Alabama: The Crimson Tide missed the College Football...