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  • Kentucky pet shop owner says suspects threw stolen guinea pig at him

    DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky pet store owner says two women stole a pair of guinea pigs, lobbing one of the animals at him during their escape. News outlets report 21-year-old Isabelle Mason and 19-year-old and Jaimee Pack on Saturday tried to smuggle out the animals from Pet Paradise without paying. Owner Scott Gonyaw told WKYT-TV he confronted the suspects, screaming “Give me the guinea pigs!” as they got into a car. One suspect rolled down a window and tossed a […]

  • Georgia man accused of stabbing Kroger co-worker

    GRAYSON, Ga. (AP) — A Kroger worker is charged in a stabbing attack on a co-worker at a store in Georgia. News outlets report 21-year-old Akin Williams, of Snellville, was arrested Sunday on charges including aggravated assault. Gwinnett County police say the assault happened that morning soon after the Kroger in Grayson opened. The 59-year-old woman was stabbed in the neck, hands and legs and was hospitalized with “significant wounds.” Police say she was expected to undergo surgery. Her name […]

  • Dunkin’ bans the ‘double-cup’ as it swaps foam for paper

    BOSTON (AP) — The Dunkin’ coffee chain says customers will have to do without a “double cup” for their iced drinks. A new campaign focused in Massachusetts and Rhode Island tells customers they can no longer nest their iced drinks in a second, foam cup for extra insulation as the company moves to eliminate its polystyrene cups. The brand says the double-cup habit was started in New England and is most common there. But by Dec. 1, all the region’s […]

  • Grants to help fund water wells in 10 Alabama counties

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A national nonprofit group says grant money will help provide loans to increase the amount of safe drinking water that’s available in 10 Alabama counties. The North Carolina-based Water Well Trust says it has received a $300,000 federal Agriculture Department grant that will fund new and improved wells for rural households. Combined with matching funds from the Water Systems Council, the money will be available in Bullock, Barbour, Dallas, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Perry, Pike and […]

  • Two Arkansas chemistry professors arrested for allegedly making meth

    (CNN) — Two Arkansas chemistry professors have been arrested and accused of making methamphetamine, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Department. And no, neither of them is named Walter White. Terry David Bateman, 45, and Bradley Allen Rowland, 40, both associate professors of chemistry at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, were taken into custody Friday afternoon, the sheriff’s department said in a news release. They face charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and using drug paraphernalia. A university science center was […]

  • 4 students charged in bathroom attack on Kentucky schoolmate

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An 18-year-old Kentucky high schooler has pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault and criminal mischief in an assault on a reportedly autistic classmate. News outlets report Damon Simmons is accused of attacking the Iroquois High student on Thursday with the help of three juvenile students. An arrest citation says surveillance video shows Simmons and the other students enter a bathroom at the Louisville school after the victim. Another student later found the victim lying in a […]

  • AP Top 25: Georgia edges past Alabama to No. 4; OU up to 8

    Georgia edged past Alabama to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll after the Bulldogs had a quality road victory and the Crimson Tide lost star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa for the season. LSU remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, receiving 54 first-places votes. No. 2 Ohio State (five first-place votes) and No. 3 Clemson (three first-place votes) maintained their spots. Georgia moved up one place after winning 21-14 at Auburn. The Crimson Tide beat Mississippi State 38-7 on […]

  • Eagle saved after Georgia driver sees it injured in ditch

    VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a bald eagle is recovering after a motorist in Georgia spotted the injured bird in a roadside ditch and called authorities for help. News outlets report Lowndes County dispatched an animal control officer and a licensed animal trapper to the scene where the eagle was found this month along Highway 376 near the Florida line. They watched over it until a Georgia Department of Natural Resources officer arrived to take it to a veterinarian. […]

  • Last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster dies at age 90

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The last remaining survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, who suffered severe burns to his face, arms and legs before his mother managed to toss him and his brother from the burning airship, has died. Werner Gustav Doehner, the last among 62 passengers and crew who escaped the May 6, 1937, fire, was 90. The fire killed his father, sister and 34 others. He was just 8 years old at the time. “He did not talk about […]

  • Photographer hit in Georgia-Auburn game out of hospital

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A photographer who was treated at a hospital after she was hit on the sideline of the Georgia-Auburn game Saturday and carted off the field is out of the hospital. A Georgia statement said Chamberlain Smith was sent to East Alabama Medical Center in nearby Opelika. The school didn’t specify Smith’s injury, but said she was released from the hospital late Saturday. A photography intern for the University of Georgia Athletic Association and Georgia graduate, Smith was hurt […]

  • No. 5 Georgia holds on, beats No. 13 Auburn 21-14

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Jake Fromm passed for three touchdowns and No. 5 Georgia’s defense produced two late stops, clinching the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title with a 21-14 victory over No. 13 Auburn on Saturday. The Bulldogs (9-1, 6-1 SEC, No. 4 CFP) sailed through three quarters with a 21-0 lead before Auburn (7-3, 4-3) rallied in the fourth. Georgia held on to become the first team to win three consecutive SEC East titles since Florida won five in […]

  • Tagovailoa out for season after injury in Alabama’s 38-7 win at MSU

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — According to a news release from the Alabama Team Orthopedic Surgeon, Tua Tagovailoa will be out for the season due to a dislocated hip injury he suffered during the Mississippi State-Alabama game on Saturday. The release said Tua is “expected to make a full recovery.” BREAKING: And it’s official everyone… Starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss the remainder of the @AlabamaFTBL season Prayers for a speedy recovery for #13 🙌🏻 — Olivia Whitmire WHNT (@omwhitmireTV) November […]

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