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  • Federal charge for ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man

    March 27, 2015 11:56 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A former Alabama police officer is charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man during a violent confrontation in February. Former Madison police officer Eric Sloan Parker is charged with using unreasonable force that left Sureshbhai Patel (suh-RESH'-beye pah-TEL') hospitalized. Federal prosecutors announced the charge... more »
  • Obama visits Selma 50th Anniversary

    March 7, 2015 11:55 AM

    SELMA - Thousands of people are gathering in Selma, Alabama to see President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement. Charter buses from across the nation are clogging traffic in the riverside town of 20,000. It's a carnival atmosphere with vendors selling... more »
  • Alabama county halts all marriages after same-sex ruling

    March 4, 2015 11:28 AM

    MOBILE, Ala. - The probate court in one of Alabama's biggest counties says it won't issue any marriage licenses at all after the Alabama Supreme Court disagreed with a federal court and upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Mobile County's probate court posted a notice on its website Wednesday... more »
  • Alabama man killed in Terrebonne Parish crash

    February 21, 2015 5:17 PM

    HOUMA - State police say a man from Alabama died in a single vehicle crash on LA 57 Saturday afternoon. The crash claimed the life of 53-year-old Danny Thomas of Robertsdale, Al around 1:30 p.m. in Houma. Troopers say Thomas was driving north on LA 57 just south... more »
  • Mobile ups the stakes in fight for Mardi Gras tourism

    February 16, 2015 10:59 AM

    MOBILE, AL - The mayor of Mobile, Alabama, is playing up his city's claim as the birthplace of Mardi Gras. In billboards and in a video, Mayor Sandy Stimpson brags that Mobile - not nearby New Orleans - is where the annual pre-Lenten celebrations began in the United States. Some... more »
  • Fed judge in Alabama orders county to wed gay couples

    February 12, 2015 2:00 PM

    MOBILE, Ala. - A federal judge in Alabama has ordered Mobile County to start issuing gay marriage licenses. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade made the ruling after a brief hearing Thursday. Granade overturned the state's ban on gay marriage last month and the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop gay... more »
  • More Alabama counties allow gay marriage

    February 10, 2015 10:33 AM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - More Alabama counties are allowing same-sex marriage despite objections from the state's chief justice. Probate officials in three counties said Tuesday they'll begin issuing marriage licenses after receiving legal clarification. Many counties wouldn't issue licenses Monday after Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore ordered probate judges not to... more »
  • Gay marriage arrives in Alabama

    February 9, 2015 6:35 PM

    MONTGOMERY, AL - Alabama will become the 37th state where gays can legally wed unless the U.S. Supreme Court orders a last-minute stay of a federal judge's decision overturning the state's ban on gay marriage. Gay couples are expected to seek marriage licenses across the state Monday. Joe Babin and... more »
  • Alabama begins issuing marriage licenses to gay couples

    February 9, 2015 12:04 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday, becoming the 37th state where gays can legally wed. Jefferson County probate judge Alan King issued a license to two women shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court denied the Alabama attorney general's request to extend a hold on... more »
  • Alabama chief justice: Don't issue gay marriage licenses

    February 4, 2015 1:05 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's chief justice is telling probate judges that they are not required to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite a federal judge's decision overturning the state's gay marriage ban. Roy Moore sent a letter Tuesday to probate judges, saying the judge's decision isn't binding on them.... more »
  • Court won't stay ruling overturning gay marriage ban

    February 3, 2015 11:10 AM

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A federal appeals court order has cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin next week in Alabama, with the panel refusing to stay a decision overturning the state's ban. On Tuesday, the three-judge panel from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Alabama Attorney General... more »
  • Lawmaker threatens to 'out' hypocrites opposing gay marriage

    January 27, 2015 11:56 AM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's only openly gay lawmaker is threatening to expose state politicians who have extramarital affairs but say gay marriage is immoral or bad for children. State Rep. Patricia Todd, a Birmingham Democrat, says she was furious over some of the comments made by some colleagues after they... more »
  • Alabama appeals decision blocking ban on same-sex marriage

    January 26, 2015 11:06 AM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The state of Alabama is appealing a federal judge's order overturning its ban on same-sex marriage. Attorney General Luther Strange's office filed notice Monday with the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals saying it would challenge the ruling by U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade. The move... more »
  • No paying for interviews

    January 23, 2015 7:52 PM

    BRIMINGHAM, ALABAMA- A judge in Alabama made an unusual ruling banning the media from paying for interviews in the upcoming trial of a woman charged with murder for running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death. The same judge previously issued a gag-order in the case of 49-year-old Joyce Garrard. A... more »
  • Federal judge strikes down gay-marriage ban in Alabama

    January 23, 2015 7:06 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A federal judge has struck down Alabama laws banning gay marriage. U.S. District Callie V.S. Granade ruled Friday in favor of two Mobile women who sued to challenge Alabama's refusal to recognize their marriage performed in California. Plaintiffs Cari Searcy and Kimberly McKeand said that they had... more »
  • OSU hospital wraps babies in 'Beat Alabama' blankets

    January 1, 2015 12:12 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State University hospital is making sure that even the littlest Buckeyes fans get the proper gear. Every baby born Thursday at OSU's Wexner Medical Center will be swaddled in a red blanket emblazoned with: "Beat Alabama. 1-1-15." The Buckeyes, of course, play Alabama on Thursday... more »
  • Meyer's goal of SEC North gets tryout in Big Easy

    December 31, 2014 2:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - When Urban Meyer got back into coaching at Ohio State, he made it clear what kind of program he wanted to build. SEC North. Well, he'll get a chance to see just how that plan is going when the Buckeyes take on the Southeastern Conference powerhouse everyone... more »
  • Apple CEO donating to gay rights campaign in South

    December 18, 2014 11:29 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Apple CEO Tim Cook is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states. The Washington-based Human Rights Campaign announced the contribution Thursday. The amount isn't being disclosed, but the organization calls it "substantial." Human Rights Campaign spokesman... more »
  • Alabama, Missouri place 7 on coaches All-SEC teams

    December 9, 2014 3:29 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Alabama and Missouri each placed seven players on the coaches All-Southeastern Conference teams. The league released the All-SEC teams on Tuesday and will announce individual award winners Wednesday. The SEC champion and top-ranked Crimson Tide placed five players on the first team, including Heisman Trophy finalist Amari... more »
  • Alabama, Oregon, FSU, Ohio State are in playoff

    December 7, 2014 11:52 AM

    GRAPEVINE, Texas - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff. Alabama is the top seed and will play Ohio State in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Oregon is the second seed and will play Florida... more »
  • No. 1 Alabama routs Missouri 42-13 for SEC title

    December 6, 2014 6:45 PM

    ATLANTA - Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship with a 42-13 victory over No. 14 Missouri on Saturday. Missouri made... more »
  • Bama overtakes FSU as new AP #1

    November 30, 2014 6:34 PM

    Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, replacing undefeated Florida State in a vote that was about as close as it could get. The Crimson Tide (11-1) received 25 of a possible 59 first-place votes from the media panel and... more »
  • Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

    November 25, 2014 6:37 PM

    The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State - heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the... more »
  • No. 4 Alabama holds off No. 1 Bulldogs 25-20

    November 15, 2014 6:44 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Blake Sims, T.J. Yeldon and No. 4 Alabama's relentless defense delivered on a big stage, and the Crimson Tide held off No. 1 Mississippi State 25-20 on Saturday. The Tide (9-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference, No. 5 CFP) reasserted itself as a national title contender with a dominant... more »
  • Alabama doctor talks about LSU police officer's rescue Play Video

    November 14, 2014 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A doctor with the Alabama crimson tide football team says he used makeshift items to stabilize an LSU officer after a crash Saturday night. "His tibia was broken. It was through the skin and he had a broken leg above that so we stabilized it," Dr.... more »
  • LSP: Alabama fugitive arrested in Denham Springs

    November 12, 2014 6:04 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State police reported the arrest Wednesday of a third suspect wanted on multiple charges after they fled from troopers Tuesday. The third individual, 21-year-old Christopher Barnwell of Elberta, Ala. was spotted by an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy who was on his way to work... more »
  • Court weighs role of race in Alabama redistricting

    November 12, 2014 11:40 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is considering a dispute over the use of race to redraw political districts that turns the usual arguments on their heads. Alabama is telling the justices in arguments Wednesday that it had no choice but to concentrate black voters in some legislative districts, making the... more »
  • Lone survivors in the SEC West

    November 10, 2014 11:58 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Mississippi State and Alabama are the only Southeastern Conference teams that still control their fates in the playoff scramble. Now, they play each other. In a Western Division where teams have been picking each other one by one, the top-ranked Bulldogs and No. 4 Crimson Tide... more »
  • Alleva's got choice words for chant with some choice words

    November 10, 2014 7:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans got a stern warning from the college's vice chancellor and director of athletics, Joe Alleva, Monday night. Alleva's frustration was directed to a group of fans inside Tiger Stadium who chanted what Alleva termed as "a profane chant directed toward Coach Saban." The phrase... more »
  • LSU falls in AP and Coaches polls

    November 9, 2014 1:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's loss to Alabama dropped the Tigers to No. 20 in both the Coaches and associated press polls. The tigers came up just short in a 20-13 thrilling overtime game against the crimson tide. Last week, LSU was ranked No. 14 and No. 15 in... more »
  • Jury suggests death penalty in child murder case

    November 9, 2014 10:31 AM

    MOBILE, Ala. - A jury has recommended the death penalty for a man who was convicted in the deaths of his two young children. Jurors in Mobile County, Alabama voted 10-2 on the sentence for John DeBlase and Circuit Judge Rick Stout has set his sentencing for Dec. 11. DeBlase... more »
  • Thousand dollar parking spot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 8, 2014 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While there's no doubting that the culmination of this weekend will be the showdown between the tigers and the tide, that doesn't take away, from the southern tradition, that drew both tiger and Alabama fans out to LSU earlier this week. Tailgating, for many, is what... more »
  • LSU vs. Bama times of interest

    November 8, 2014 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The next chapter of the LSU and Alabama will be written tonight when the two teams square off in Tiger Stadium at 7:10 p.m. The Tide come will enter having won the last 3 contests against LSU, including the 2011 national championship game and a last... more »
  • Mike is being catty about going into Tiger Stadium check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 7, 2014 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mike has been absent from football games this season and fans are hoping he can be coaxed out of his habitat for Saturday's home finale against Alabama. Friday night, fans watched Mike the Tiger take a big yawn and fall back asleep. Fans took pictures as... more »
  • LSU vs Alabama: the one-sided rivalry check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 7, 2014 9:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans despise Alabama. The animosity toward the top Tiger turned traitor, Nick Saban, still stings in Tiger country and LSU fans are quick to tell you about it. "LSU hates 'Bama," fan Sydney Fletcher said."No one cares about Alabama." But while tiger fans... more »
  • Alabama-LSU game a high-stakes affair yet again check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 7, 2014 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Alabama coach Nick Saban wants his players to understand that facing 14th-ranked LSU in Death Valley's famously frenzied atmosphere Saturday night is one of the hardest things they'll do all season. He also wants the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide to embrace it. Saban says great competitors "like challenges... more »
  • ICYMI: 2une In's Tiger Tailgate Breakfast check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 7, 2014 8:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - This morning on 2une In, we visited the LSU Alumni Association and the Lod Cook Hotel on LSU's campus to get fans fired up for the Tigers' match-up with the Crimson Tide. LSU Super Fan Corey Gautreaux gave tips on how you can make your tailgate... more »
  • Bring on Bama: Game of the Century check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 7, 2014 6:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Alabama-LSU series has produced many memorable games and plays. We're getting Tigers fans fired up for this weekend's match-up by recapping some of those moments. November 15th, 2011. Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Game of the Century. John Pastorek breaks down the Tiger victory in Bring... more »
  • Fans start tailgate early for LSU-Bama

    November 6, 2014 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The game is still days away, but already fans are setting up their weekend spots for the match up. At Farr Park off River Road fans took the time today to get their RVs ready for the game and the rivalry, some after a days drive... more »
  • No. 4 Tide takes on No. 14 LSU's stingy secondary check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 6, 2014 2:42 PM

    TUSCALOOSA - Alabama's Blake Sims and Amari Cooper are poised to face their toughest test. The same could be said for LSU's secondary. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide pits Cooper - the nation's No. 2 receiver - against No. 14 LSU on Saturday night. The Tigers lead the nation in pass... more »
  • Bring on Bama: Breaking the Bama Jinx check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 6, 2014 6:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Alabama-LSU series has produced many memorable games and plays. We're getting Tigers fans fired up for this weekend's matchup by recapping some of those moments. When fans rushed the field after LSU upset Ole Miss, it reminded some of the Tigers-Tide game in 2000. The... more »
  • Bring on Bama: Eating Grass check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 5, 2014 6:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Alabama-LSU series has produced many memorable games and plays. We're getting Tigers fans fired up for this weekend's matchup by recapping some of those moments. In 2010, the Tigers took a bite out of the Crimson Tide, and Coach Les Miles took a bite out... more »
  • LSU eager to test run game vs. stout 'Bama front

    November 4, 2014 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU fullback Connor Neighbors figures there may be no greater challenge for the Tigers' power running game than the big, fast defensive front fielded by fourth-ranked Alabama. Neighbors also confidently predicts that No. 14 LSU's bludgeoning offensive line and fearsome foursome of running backs can handle... more »
  • Bring on Bama: Saban Bowl I check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 4, 2014 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Alabama-LSU series has produced many memorable games and plays. We're getting Tigers fans fired up for this weekend's matchup by recapping some of those moments. Today's Tiger-Tide flashback is from Saban Bowl I. On November 3rd, 2007, LSU played former coach Nick Saban for the... more »
  • Bring on Bama: The Stand Play Video

    November 3, 2014 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Alabama-LSU series has produced many memorable games and plays. We're getting Tigers fans fired up for this weekend's matchup by recapping some of those moments. We begin back in 1958. The game was filled with legends like Bear Bryant, Paul Dietzel, Billy Cannon and the... more »
  • LSU's Alleva to fans: I get it, but stay in your seats

    October 28, 2014 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU is asking fans not to storm the field should the Tigers defeat Alabama in the next home game. LSU vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva said Tuesday, fans should celebrate in their seats and not on the field. Following Saturday's defeat of Ole Miss,... more »
  • LSU-Alabama set for primetime kickoff

    October 27, 2014 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU and Alabama will meet in primetime, according to an announcement by the SEC on Monday. Kickoff time for the game in Tiger Stadium is set for 7 p.m. as the Tigers and the Crimson Tide will play in prime time under the bright lights for... more »
  • SEC scoreboard: Bama routs A&M, Ole Miss sets up showdown with LSU

    October 19, 2014 12:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top-billed game in the SEC this weekend turned out to be a dud, as Alabama beat up on Texas A&M 59-0, just one of many lopsided games in the league on Saturday. While the Tide rolled, Ole Miss ran its perfect record to 7-0 as... more »
  • Lawsuit: Pastor knew he had AIDS, had affairs

    October 14, 2014 1:23 PM

    MONTGOMERY, AL - An Alabama church wants to remove a pastor accused of having sex with congregation members while infected with AIDS. Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Montgomery filed a lawsuit Tuesday against longtime pastor Juan D. McFarland. The lawsuit says that after attempts to remove McFarland as pastor, he... more »
  • SEC: Alabama-Arkansas referee mistakenly ran clock

    October 13, 2014 10:40 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR - The Southeastern Conference says the referee in the Alabama-Arkansas game mistakenly kept the clock running after a penalty near the end of the game, allowing the Crimson Tide to end the game without running a final play. Spokesman Chuck Dunlap says referee Penn Wagers signaled for the... more »
  • Lawsuit: Ala teen used as bait in school sex sting

    October 12, 2014 10:23 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Justice Department is asking that a lawsuit be revived that says Alabama school district officials are responsible for a sexual attack on a 14-year-old girl a teacher's aide used as bait for 16-year-old with a history of sexual harassment. The lawsuit says the aide asked the... more »
  • No. 11 Mississippi stuns No. 3 Alabama, 23-17

    October 4, 2014 6:58 PM

    OXFORD, Miss. - Bo Wallace threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter, and No. 11 Mississippi rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to stun No. 3 Alabama 23-17 on Saturday. Ole Miss (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) has won five games to start the season for... more »
  • Fired UPS employee kills 2 ex-colleagues

    September 24, 2014 3:30 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Authorities say a man fired from UPS a day earlier put on his work uniform, drove to an Alabama package sorting center, evaded security and gunned down two former co-workers. Police say the shooter, identified as 45-year-old Kerry Joe Tesney, lay dead atop his gun from what... more »
  • Police: UPS gunman had been fired before shooting

    September 23, 2014 2:08 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Police say the man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Alabama had been fired from the company just a day earlier. Police Lt. Sean Edwards said Tuesday that one of the victims had been a supervisor at the warehouse. Neither the gunman... more »
  • Alabama says no weapons found after dorm lockdown check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 22, 2014 1:55 AM

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - The University of Alabama says police have searched a dormitory after receiving reports of people with firearms, but a thorough search found no weapons or unauthorized people. In a statement on its website, the university said the information provided to university police and other law enforcement agencies... more »
  • How the West has won

    September 15, 2014 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers continue to move up in the rankings, but they've got plenty of company from their division as five teams from the SEC West are currently ranked among the top 10 teams in the country. With Alabama at #3, Auburn at #5, Texas A&M... more »
  • Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

    September 11, 2014 10:29 AM

    COLUMBIA, SC - The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict whose homes were visited by social workers a dozen times in the last three years. Records released Thursday by South Carolina social workers show the children seemed happy... more »
  • Dad accused in kids' deaths called 'responsible'

    September 10, 2014 11:33 AM

    LEXINGTON, SC - Records describe a South Carolina man who has confessed to killing his five children as a highly intelligent, responsible father who was given primary custody after a messy divorce. Divorce records say 32-year-old Timothy Ray Jones Jr. was an Intel engineer and made more than $70,000 a... more »
  • 1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

    August 29, 2014 4:19 PM

    CAMDEN, AL - A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record. AL.com reports a pair of master measurers from Safari Club International examined the 1,000-pound alligator on Friday, determining a total length of 15-feet, 9-inches. That's 13 inches... more »
  • The most graphic of medical mistakes

    July 24, 2014 7:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA- A man is suing a hospital, doctors and others for what was supposed to be a procedure for circumcision that turned into one of the most outlandish medical mistakes. His penis was mistakenly amputated. Johnny Lee Banks says he went to Princeton Baptist Medical center last... more »
  • Best in the West:: Defensive Backs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 12, 2014 11:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With a talented, veteran group returning in 2014, the Texas A&M Aggies could produce one of the most improved defensive back groups in the country next year, and the group could turn out to be the best in the SEC West. Led by Deridder native Deshazor... more »
  • Best in the West: Defensive Line check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 7, 2014 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All week long, WBRZ will be looking at the football teams in the SEC West, going position group by position group to determine the best in the west. On the defensive line, the Ole Miss Rebels appear to have one of the best combinations of talent,... more »
  • Bondsman chains men to courthouse

    June 19, 2014 7:10 PM

    DOTHAN, ALABAMA- A bail bondsmen chained to men two the door of a courthouse in Alabama after he posted their bail and they skipped court. Rickey Stokes says the men turned themselves into him after missing their court dates and he tried to hand them over to authorities. But court... more »
  • LSU to face Vanderbilt in SEC tourney today

    May 20, 2014 10:04 PM

    HOOVER, AL - Vanderbilt won its opening round game at the SEC baseball tournament on Tuesday, setting up a Wednesday morning game with LSU. The Tigers will start Jared Poche' (8-3, 2.29 ERA) while the Commodores will throw Jared Miller (6-1, 3.88 ERA). Poche' took a loss against... more »
  • LSU baseball departs for SEC Tournament, Mainieri makes case for home regional bid

    May 19, 2014 11:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team departed for Hoover, Alabama on Monday, but not before Tigers head coach Paul Mainieri stated his case as to why LSU should host an NCAA regional following this week's SEC tournament. "We're finished third in the SEC," Mainieri said Monday morning. "Any... more »
  • Secession billboard removed

    May 19, 2014 7:43 PM

    MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA- Lamar Advertising of Baton Rouge removed a highway billboard that advocated the Southern states secede from the U.S. The president of the Confederate League of the South says Lamar took the billboard down along I-85 in Montgomery following complaints. The billboard had the word "secede" in... more »
  • LSU baseball senior day rained out

    May 11, 2014 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Baseball won't get a chance to take the series from Alabama on Sunday. The game was officially canceled at around 4:45, according to LSU Baseball's twitter page, after a 3 hour and 45 minute rain delay. Sunday's game was scheduled to be senior day for... more »
  • Rain Delay rues the night for LSU vs Alabama

    May 10, 2014 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Game One went off without a hitch...and a run by the Crimson Tide in a 2-0 win for LSU, but Game Two started 10 hours after the first game of the doubleheader Saturday night. Once the game started, Alabama jumped on top quickly with a two-run... more »
  • LSU baseball game rained out, pushed to Saturday

    May 9, 2014 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Head LSU baseball coach Paul Manieri told News 2 Friday evening that the night's baseball game against Alabama was cancelled. Heavy rain forced the teams to cancel Friday night's game at Alex Box Stadium. The game has been rescheduled for Saturday. The first game will... more »
  • Deaths reported in Ala., Miss., Tenn. from weather

    April 29, 2014 4:47 AM

    JACKSON, MS - At least 11 deaths are being reported from severe storms blowing through the South, but the toll could rise. In Mississippi, officials say at least seven people have been killed. State Director of Health Protection Jim Craig said Monday night that officials are working with coroners to... more »
  • SEC announces football scheduling format

    April 27, 2014 11:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference on Sunday announced the format for future football scheduling that is a continuation of the existing format and adds a strength-of-schedule component that requires all schools to play an ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 opponent on an annual basis. The announcement comes... more »
  • Average airfare up a buck

    April 22, 2014 7:14 PM

    WASHINGTON- The average price of a domestic airfare was $1 higher last year than in 2012. The U.S. Department of Transportation says the average fare for travel in the U.S. was about $301 with the highest fares in Huntsville, Alabama at $528 and the lowest in Long Beach, California... more »
  • LSU gymnastics finishes 3rd at SEC championships

    March 23, 2014 12:01 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - The LSU gymnastics team fell short of their stated goal of an SEC title, but Lloimincia Hall did pick up her 3rd consecutive floor title as the Tigers finished 3rd and Alabama took home the title. Four teams scored north of 197 as the Crimson Tide... more »
  • LSU gymnastics prepares for SEC tournament

    March 18, 2014 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU gymnastics team has its sights set on winning an SEC title this weekend, but once again the competition will be the toughest in the country. LSU will join gym powerhouses Florida, Georgia and Alabama in Birmingham this weekend and DD Breaux's team will try... more »
  • LSU women's hoops holds out hope for NCAA Tourney run check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 4, 2014 11:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU women's basketball team is riding a 6-game losing streak, but as the team prepares for its SEC tournament opener on Thursday, the players maintain they can turn things around. The Tigers will get another shot at Alabama after the Crimson Tide just beat LSU... more »
  • LSU Women's Basketball Loses 6th Straight, Limps into SEC Tourney

    March 2, 2014 10:43 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - The LSU Women's basketball team lost its 6th straight game as they lost 78-60 at Alabama Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Tigers (7-9 in SEC) finished below .500 for the first time since 1995-'96. LSU will be the #10 seed in the SEC tournament,... more »
  • Man wants mercy in hiring KKK hitman

    February 27, 2014 7:25 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA- A white man who tried to hire a Ku Klux Klan hitman to kill his black neighbor is seeking mercy by pleading guilty in Alabama. Lawyers for Allen Wayne Morgan describe him as troubled and a drug-addicted veteran of the war in Iraq. They say he shouldn't... more »
  • Man arrested on 23 counts of tax fraud

    February 18, 2014 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An Alabama man has been arrested in Baton Rouge for filing false state income tax returns in Louisiana. Investigators say John Nikolakis received nearly $32,000 in refunds by filing false returns over the last four plus years. He faces 23 counts of filing false public... more »
  • 5-star linebacker Rashaan Evans chooses Alabama

    February 5, 2014 1:35 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama has landed five-star linebacker prospect Rashaan Evans. The Auburn High School star announced on Wednesday that he chose the Crimson Tide over his hometown team. Evans is rated the nation's top outside linebacker by Rivals.com and Scout.com and had 17 sacks as a senior.... more »
  • LSU Basketball Rallies, Falls at Alabama

    January 25, 2014 11:01 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - The LSU men's basketball team rallied from 19 points down to take the lead against Alabama, but faltered late as they lost 82-80 Saturday night. The Tigers have now lost 9 straight times in Tuscaloosa, although this was possibly the Tigers best chance to win during... more »
  • Former Alabama OC ready to join another storied program

    January 10, 2014 1:40 PM

    ANN ARBOR, Mi. - Doug Nussmeier wants to build Michigan's offense around toughness, physicality and explosiveness. The Wolverines showed little of that this past season, struggling to run the ball and protect quarterback Devin Gardner. Michigan responded by firing offensive coordinator Al Borges and hiring Nussmeier, who had been the... more »
  • Alabama trying to top Louisiana in movie business check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 20, 2013 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Alabama is trying to dethrone Louisiana as "Hollywood of the South." But people in the Louisiana film industry say not so fast. Patrick Mulhearn with Celtic Media Centre in Baton Rouge says there's no question that Louisiana controls the south when it comes to film production.... more »
  • Saban's staying put

    December 13, 2013 8:45 PM

    TUSCALOOSA- Nick Saban is breaking rumors, signing an extension at Alabama, and staying put. Friday night, the school announced on its Twitter account that the coach reached "a longterm agreement" to remain with the Crimson Tide. The agreement quells speculation that Saban would take over at Texas if... more »
  • McCarron wins Unitas Award for top senior QB

    December 9, 2013 2:24 PM

    BALTIMORE - Alabama's AJ McCarron has won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given to the top senior quarterback in college football. McCarron completed 67 percent of his passes for 2,676 yards and 26 touchdowns for the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide (11-1). The other finalists were Clemson's Tajh Boyd, Fresno State's... more »
  • Auburn's Mason, Malzahn highlight AP All-SEC Team

    December 9, 2013 1:44 PM

    ATLANTA - Auburn running back Tre Mason is the offensive player of the year, while Gus Malzahn claimed the coaching award on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The Tigers were rewarded on the team announced Monday after going from worst to first. Mason was a unanimous choice at... more »
  • Alabama football party shooting

    December 3, 2013 10:46 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl has been released from jail. Shelby County jail records show 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond. Briskey is charged with murder in the killing of 36-year-old... more »
  • Auburn upsets Alabama in Iron Bowl, 34-28

    November 30, 2013 7:21 PM

    AUBURN, Ala. - In the most thrilling of fashions, the No. 4 Auburn Tigers took down the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 34-28 Saturday night. On what appeared to be the last play of regulation, Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon stepped out of bounds at the Auburn 38 yard... more »

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