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Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M University quarterback, with his 2012 Heisman Trophy. (AP Photo)

Johnny Football back for Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel is back on the field and back to his brash ways for No. 7 Texas A&M after serving a suspension in the first half against […]

08/31/2013

Fire crews investigate where a UPS cargo plane lies on a hill at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after crashing on approach, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

NTSB: No problem with controls in fatal UPS crash

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Federal investigators said Saturday they haven’t found any problems with the controls in a UPS cargo jet that crashed while landing in Alabama, killing the two pilots. National Transportation Safety Board […]

08/17/2013

Debris burns as a UPS cargo plane lies on a hill at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after crashing on approach, Wednesday, Aug. 14,  2013, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

Officials: UPS cargo jet crashes in Ala.; 2 killed

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A UPS cargo plane crashed and burned Wednesday morning on the outskirts of an Alabama airport, killing two crew members and scattering boxes and charred debris across a grassy field, officials […]

08/14/2013

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller (AP Photo)

Mueller: FBI uses drones for surveillance

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI uses drones for surveillance of stationary subjects, and the privacy implications of such operations are “worthy of debate,” FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday. He said the law enforcement […]

06/19/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Lawmakers ready to unveil immigration deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is almost ready to share an immigration overhaul crafted over several months. The Gang of Eight is finishing up the final details and is planning to unveil the proposed legislation on Tuesday.

04/15/2013

(Photo credit: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)

Airport worker turns in $7,000 in lost cash

ATLANTA (AP) — A part-time parking deck worker at Atlanta’s airport says she never thought about keeping the envelope with $7,000 in cash she found on the curb outside the international terminal.

03/06/2013

Bret Lewis

Courting the kids

In college football, Alabama coach Nick Saban has offered a scholarship to a young running back named Dylan Moses. He’s 6-feet-1 and 215 pounds. And real fast. Why is this a story?

02/28/2013

Boy who was abducted, now back with his family. (Photo: ABC News via YouTube channel)

Family celebrates boy’s rescue from Ala. bunker

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama family celebrated the rescue of a 5-year-old held hostage for a week in an underground bunker as authorities painstakingly checked for bombs on the abductor’s property a day after a police raid left the man dead.

02/05/2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes

Officials: Rescued boy is fine, playful

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama boy held for nearly a week in an underground bunker by a man who killed a bus driver is said to be playing, laughing and eating — and doing the things a normal 5-year-old would.

02/04/2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes

FBI: Officers stormed bunker when child in danger

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Officers stormed an underground bunker in Alabama where a 5-year-old boy had been held hostage for nearly a week, rescuing the child and leaving the boy’s abductor dead, officials said Monday.

02/04/2013

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