KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt speaks from experience when he says this may be the best Alabama team of Nick Saban’s 12-year tenure.
Pruitt was part of Saban’s staff for four national championship teams at Alabama and spent the 2016 and 2017 seasons as the
GREENVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Four people have been arrested in the shooting deaths of two people in Alabama earlier this year.
WSFA-TV reported that Attorney General Steve Marshall on Thursday announced the ...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A statue of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton outside his alma mater’s football stadium has been found with University of Alabama flags and a men’s athletic supporter on it.
The Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer
MOULTON, Ala. (AP) — A mother and her son have died in a collision with a tractor-trailer rig in northern Alabama.
News outlets reported that 41-year-old Sarah Eileen Aldridge and her son, 14-year-old Noah Alexander Hampton, of Lawrence County, died in the wreck Tuesday morning south of ...
No. 1 Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC) at Tennessee (3-3, 1-2), 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS)
Line: Alabama by 28½.
Series record: Alabama leads 55-38-7
WHAT’S AT STAKE
Alabama seeks to maintain its No. 1 ranking as it attempts to beat Tennessee for the 12th consecutive year. Tennessee tries ...
SUMITON, Ala. (AP) — One person is in custody after a shooting in Alabama that killed a teen and injured two other people.
Sumiton Police Chief T. J. Burnett told news outlets that officers are looking for a second suspect in Tuesday afternoon’s shooting.
Officers were called to a ...
Here are a few things to watch during Week 8 of the Southeastern Conference season:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 22 Mississippi State at No. 5 LSU: The Bulldogs moved back onto the national radar with an impressive 23-9 win ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Southeastern Conference media day (all times Eastern):
Tom Crean wanted what Nick Saban and Tom Izzo had: A strong relationship between the basketball and football coach.
Crean thinks he is building that with Georgia football ...
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:
Dothan Eagle on Alabama’s criminal justice system:
How is Alabama’s criminal justice system like health care costs or airline ticketing?
With all three, nothing is what it seems. Because of the complexities of ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ ServisFirst Bancshares Inc. (SFBS) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $34.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had net income of 64 cents.
The holding company for ServisFirst Bank posted revenue of $89.6 ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox’s introductory television ad aimed to convey crucial details to voters. He described rebuilding tornado-ravaged Tuscaloosa as the city’s mayor and called his politics “pro-life and pro Second Amendment.” He also emphasized his ...
DORA, Ala. (AP) — Preliminary autopsy results in Alabama show a city councilman and part-time police officer fatally shot a woman and then killed himself.
News outlets report that authorities have not released a motive in the deaths of 70-year-old John Allen Softley and 30-year-old Monica ...
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — One person has been hurt when a single-engine plane crashed into some woods in Alabama.
News outlets reported three people were on the plane when it came down near Interstate 85 near Opelika around 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Opelika Fire Chief Byron Prather said there were ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren’t quite certain why.
Tornado activity is increasing most in ...
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) _ Adtran Inc. (ADTN) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $7.6 million.
The Huntsville, Alabama-based company said it had net income of 16 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were 21 ...
Alabama governor disputes assertion she had mini-stroke
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s doctor confirmed Tuesday that she was hospitalized during a 2015 trip to Colorado but Ivey disputed a statement from the state’s former top law enforcement officer that she had suffered a mini-stroke.
Ivey said she had altitude sickness ...
The 2018 Associated Press midseason All-America team:
Quarterback — Tua Tagovailoa, sophomore, Alabama.
Running backs — Jonathan Taylor, sophomore, Wisconsin; Darrell Henderson, junior, Memphis.
Tackles — Jonah Williams, junior, Alabama; Mitch ...
Alabama man dies after being interviewed on 3 charges
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies say an Alabama man has died after he was interviewed about criminal charges.
Madison County Sheriff’s Lt. Donny Shaw told news outlets that 37-year-old Neal Matthias Grillo died Monday at the Huntsville Hospital.
Grillo had just been ...
NORTHPORT, Ala. (AP) — In a story Sept. 20 about a critic of an Alabama city being found guilty of trespassing, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a 2015 letter from a Northport city official to John Earl detailed past incidents between Earl and the city. The letter said Earl is not ...
Alabama city hands out layoff notices to 68 employees
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A central Alabama city says it will lay off 68 employees because it lacks money.
Local news outlets report Mayor Darrio Melton met with employees Monday to notify them of layoffs, which take effect Nov. 5.
Melton and Selma City Council dispute whether the city’s ...
Man gets life for killing girlfriend, shooting children
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting that killed his girlfriend and wounded four of the couple’s eight children.
Alabama Gov. Ivey issues moratorium on early paroles
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday placed a 75-day moratorium on early paroles, and replaced the parole board chairman.
The governor’s moves follow concerns that the state parole board had freed violent offenders.
Ivey announced the action in a news conference ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama got quite a scare at the sight of starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on the ground clutching his right knee.
But the situation could have been worse — on multiple levels.
The Crimson Tide got a break, Tagovailoa was able to trot off the field and ...
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A north Alabama man could face federal charges after his arrest for making threats against police.
Huntsville police on Friday arrested 39-year-old Micah Duane Chisom, saying he threatened police officers in person and by telephone.
Chisom remains jailed in ...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man convicted of killing four children by throwing them off a bridge had his death sentence reduced by a judge Monday to life imprisonment, after tests showed the man had an IQ of 51.
The state attorney general’s office and defense lawyers jointly asked the ...
Inspectors to revisit north Alabama dam after leak repair
MOUNT HOPE, Ala. (AP) — Inspectors will revisit a north Alabama dam that sprang a leak in 2017.
The Times Daily reports the Tennessee Valley ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Marshals say a man sought on a capital murder warrant in a deadly shooting in Alabama has been arrested in Arkansas.
Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Cliff LaBarge
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A second person has died from her injuries after a wreck in Alabama.
News outlets reported that 31-year-old Jennifer Gaston of Montgomery died Saturday afternoon at Baptist Medical Center South from her injuries in the two-vehicle crash.
Man dies after being shot at Alabama apartment complex
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man has died after being shot and wounded at an apartment complex in Alabama.
Birmingham Police Sgt. Bryan Shelton told news outlets that 22-year-old Kerry McClure died at a local hospital around 1 a.m. Monday.
The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. ...
Alabama leads two of the four major offensive categories, Darrell Henderson of Memphis has overtaken Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor in rushing and Washington State’s Gardner Minshew is the only quarterback averaging more than 400 yards pass per game as the college football season enters its second ...
Police: Man shot to death in apparent targeted attack
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a man has been shot to death outside of a Birmingham grocery store in what appears to be a targeted attack.
Birmingham police Sgt. Bryan Shelton
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says outside linebacker Jonathan Kongbo has a torn anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the remainder of the season.
Pruitt said Sunday on “The Nation” radio show that Kongbo tore his ACL on Saturday during the
After four of the top eight teams lost, The Associated Press college football poll had a new look behind No. 1 Alabama, with Ohio State reaching No. 2, LSU jumping back to No. 5 and Michigan moving into the top 10 for the first time this ...
MADISON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi aerospace company will share a contract worth up to $25.5 billion to provide parts for military vehicles over the next 10 years.
The U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama,
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Work is set to begin soon on a “mega sports complex” in northeast Alabama.
Clearing the land for construction on the 139-acres (56 hectares) is set to begin this month, The Gadsden Times reported.
State Rep. Craig Ford of Gadsden says he wants to have 12 to 14 ...
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Is anybody good? Contenders flail
Some Saturdays it just sort of feels as if no one knows anything about college football when all the teams we thought were good don’t play that way.
It was one of those days when you could be excused for thinking that everybody’s terrible — except
EVERGREEN, Ala. (AP) — For David Webb, it was love at first bite.
His obsession with Conecuh sausage started when he was 13 years old. His parents brought some home from the commissary on the U.S. Coast Guard base in Mobile.
“I’ll never forget it,” he says. “My dad cooked it on the ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa gave Alabama a momentary scare. So did Missouri.
As usual, things turned out just fine for the top-ranked Crimson Tide.
Tagovailoa passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns but didn’t return after aggravating a right knee injury in No. 1 ...
Alabama School for the Deaf 36, Louisiana School for the Deaf, La. 22
Northview 17, Dothan 7
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa aggravated a right knee injury on a run.
Tagovailoa stayed on the ground for a while after sliding at the end of a run in the third quarter of the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s game Saturday night against Missouri.
He trotted off ...
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Christian Lopez threw for 240 yards and two touchdowns to help lead North Alabama past Division II Mississippi College 34-17 on Saturday night.
North Alabama (4-3), in its first year of FCS play, was off to a 3-1 start before falling to Campbell and West Florida in ...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Evan Orth and Tra Minter accounted for two touchdowns apiece to lead South Alabama in a 45-7 rout of Alabama State on Saturday night.
South Alabama (2-5) played its first home game in nearly a month and snapped a three-game losing streak.
Orth was 12 of 15 for 155 ...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — De’Shawn Waller ran for two touchdowns, Noah Johnson had a school-record 92-yard rushing score and a touchdown pass, and Alcorn State scored 22 third-quarter points to beat Alabama A&M 35-26 on Saturday.
Johnson’s long run, on fourth-and-19, put the Braves up ...
HOUSTON (AP) — A.J. Erdely threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Alabama-Birmingham shut out Rice 42-0 on Saturday.
Erdely had 274 yards passing for the Blazers (5-1, 3-0 Conference USA). Xavier Ubosi caught two touchdown passes and had 196 yards receiving. Spencer Brown and ...
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Timothy Peters bumped leader Noah Gragson out of his way on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway, then blocked traffic for the final mile to win the Truck Series race Saturday.
It was the 11th victory of Peters’ career and third at Talladega, the most wins at the ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved federal disaster aid relief for four Alabama counties affected by Hurricane Michael.
The emergency disaster declaration covers Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston counties, which are near the Florida panhandle where the hurricane made ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in one of Alabama’s largest counties are now armed with body cameras.
Jefferson County’s deputies are now wearing the equipment after nearly a year of testing and evaluating the technology, Al.com reported.
Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale ...