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Woman, 55, drowns after falling out of canoe; alcohol a factor, authorities say

Woman, 55, drowns after falling out of canoe; alcohol a factor, authorities say

Charlotte Jean Jacobs drowned Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at Lake Harding in Lee County. Authorities say alcohol was a factor, and she wasn’t wearing a life jacket. …read…

Auburn University freshman found dead in dorm room Sunday afternoon

Auburn University freshman found dead in dorm room Sunday afternoon

Authorities have not released the name of the 18-year-old student. Police don’t suspect foul play. …read more Source:: Birmingham News – AL.COM       …

4 guns, 60 pieces of evidence recovered at Brighton park where shooting killed 1, injured 6

4 guns, 60 pieces of evidence recovered at Brighton park where shooting killed 1, injured 6

Brighton police Chief Ray Hubbart said one person is detained for questioning, and investigators believe there were multiple shooters. …read more Source:: Birmingham News – AL.COM       …

Virginia TV station honors reporter, videographer killed during live broadcast last year

Virginia TV station honors reporter, videographer killed during live broadcast last year

The one-year-anniversary of the shooting was on Friday. …read more Source:: Birmingham News – AL.COM       …

Bessemer teen killed in Hoover motorcycle accident Saturday night

Bessemer teen killed in Hoover motorcycle accident Saturday night

The 15-year-old who was driving the motorcycle was pronounced dead on the scene. …read more Source:: Birmingham News – AL.COM       …

Woman stabbed by daughter in Bessemer parking lot dies of injuries

Woman stabbed by daughter in Bessemer parking lot dies of injuries

The incident happened yesterday at the Wal-Mart in Bessemer. …read more Source:: Birmingham News – AL.COM       …

Sports

Remembering Bear Bryant’s secret switch to the wishbone

Remembering Bear Bryant’s secret switch to the wishbone

In the summer of 1971, Alabama football coach Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant had just endured his…

Police investigate reported gunshot at Los Angeles Airport

Police investigate reported gunshot at Los Angeles Airport

A crowd of people at LAX ran out of a terminal after police shouted that…

State NFL roundup: Jameis Winston turns his numbers around in preseason’s third week

State NFL roundup: Jameis Winston turns his numbers around in preseason’s third week

A look at the top performances by former players from Alabama high schools and colleges…

Alabama NFL roundup: Cyrus Jones gives Bill Belichick something to think about in preseason

Alabama NFL roundup: Cyrus Jones gives Bill Belichick something to think about in preseason

A look at the top performances by former Alabama players in the third week of…

Auburn NFL roundup: Sammie Coates scores first pro touchdown in preseason’s third week

Auburn NFL roundup: Sammie Coates scores first pro touchdown in preseason’s third week

A look at the top performances by former Auburn players during the third week of…


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Days since Michigan’s last win over OSU in football: – Columbus Dispatch

Days since Michigan’s last win over OSU in football: – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchNow? College football has turned its sound south, where the rebels are yelling about the possibility of an Alabama-Clemson championship game rematch; and north, where a certain…

WHAT’s ‘Alabama Story’ explores segregationist South – Cape Cod Times (subscription)

WHAT’s ‘Alabama Story’ explores segregationist SouthCape Cod Times (subscription)WELLFLEET – Montgomery, Alabama, is well known for the bus boycott Rosa Parks sparked in 1955 when she refused to…

Sam Craft/The Eagle – Bryan-College Station Eagle

Sam Craft/The Eagle – Bryan-College Station Eagle

Bryan-College Station EagleAthlon magazine rates A&M’s receivers as the country’s third-best group behind Clemson and Alabama. Foxsports.com has the Aggies sixth following Clemson, Alabama, Michigan, Oregon and Penn…

College football preview | Alabama once again the team to beat, plus national storylines and games to watch this season – Tulsa World

College football preview | Alabama once again the team to beat, plus national storylines and games to watch this season – Tulsa World

Tulsa WorldAlabama, Auburn, Georgia, Michigan, Texas and USC are among schools still sorting out their quarterback situations in fall camp. Might the likes of DeShone Kizer (Notre Dame),…

Mayor Claims Facebook Was Hacked, Denies Using Racial Slur – The Daily Dot

Mayor Claims Facebook Was Hacked, Denies Using Racial Slur – The Daily Dot

The Daily DotMidland City, Alabama is a small town boasting less than 2,500 residents. It’s about to get a new mayor, JoAnn Bennett Grimsley, set to be the…

No. 20 USC Football Opens 2016 Season Vs. No. 1 Alabama In Texas – University of Southern California Official Athletic Site

No. 20 USC Football Opens 2016 Season Vs. No. 1 Alabama In TexasUniversity of Southern California Official Athletic SiteThis will be USC’s first visit to 80,000-seat AT&T Stadium,…

National & World News

False report of shots at LAX create panic

False report of shots at LAX create panic

Shawn PriceLOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) — Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated and flights halted after false reports of shots…

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

By United Press International On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed ashore on the Gulf Coast killing more than 1,800 people…

Indonesia battling fires; tells neighbors to stop complaining

Shawn PriceJAKARTA, Aug. 29 (UPI) — The Indonesian government said it’s putting out the thousands of deliberately set fires and neighboring…

Nev Schulman’s pregnant fiancee Laura Perlongo wears open blazer, no shirt to VMAs

Nev Schulman’s pregnant fiancee Laura Perlongo wears open blazer, no shirt to VMAs

Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) — Laura Perlongo, the pregnant fiancee of reality TV personality Nev Schulman, showed off her…

Beyonce slays at the 2016 VMAs; picks up 8 awards

Beyonce slays at the 2016 VMAs; picks up 8 awards

Karen ButlerNEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) — Beyoncé won eight Moonmen, including the top prize of Video of the Year, at…

Alabama Weather

First Eight, Now Nine

Earlier today we announced the birth of Tropical Depression Eight. Now, just six and a half hours later, we have Tropical Depression Nine. Data from a NOAA…

Bama Loves Soul

Some Jazz 20

Enjoy today’s Music Monday offering, Some Jazz 20 […] …read more Source:: Bama Loves Soul       …

Roll Bama Roll

6 Days ‘Til Alabama Football Kickoff: Blake Sims – Improbable, fun, and a champion.

The improbable Blake Sims led Alabama to one of its most improbable championships Entering the Spring of 2014, the Crimson Tide was smarting, or at least it…