No. 1 Alabama Rolls Kent State 48-0, Loses Harris To Injury

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Hurts ran and passed for a touchdown and tailback sub Joshua Jacobs scored his first two career touchdowns in No. 1 Alabama’s 48-0 win Saturday over Kent State. The Crimson Tide (4-0) dominated coach Nick Saban’s alma mater from the start...

Police: Teen driver crashes into parade-goers; 8 injured

HAZELWOOD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage driver in suburban St. Louis struck another vehicle and then spun into people who were waiting for a homecoming parade to begin, injuring several of them. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (http://j.mp/2cR0SV9 ) that...

Feds Push Back On States Targeting Planned Parenthood Funds

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Obama administration has proposed barring states and other recipients of federal family planning grants from placing their own eligibility restrictions on where the money can go, which would undermine the efforts of 13 Republican-led states to prevent...

Priests murders' rattle Mexican city gripped by violence

AP Photo/Marco Ugarte POZA RICA, Mexico (AP) — In this eastern Mexican oil town already weary of rising gangland violence and extortion, the abduction and murder of two priests this week sank many residents only deeper into despair. The killings in Poza Rica, in the...

1 In 7 Ohio Voters Won’t Receive Invitation To Vote Absentee

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One in seven registered voters in Ohio won’t receive an absentee ballot request form in the mail for the upcoming election cycle. Republican Ohio Secretary of State John Husted has decided not to send absentee ballot applications to more than 1 million...

Browns Sign Kicker Parkey After Murray Injured In Practice

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ravaged by injures, the Browns signed kicker Cody Parkey after Patrick Murray injured his knee in practice. The Browns have been struck by major injuries at a disturbing rate, losing six starters before the season’s third game. Parkey, who previously kicked...

University Of Dayton Investigating Racial Slur On Dorm Door

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The University of Dayton says it’s investigating after a racial slur was written across the dorm room door of two black students earlier this week. Dayton President Eric Spina says what happened won’t be tolerated and called it an offense to the...

Fire Destroys Century-old Grandstand At Ohio Fairgrounds

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A fire has destroyed a century-old grandstand at a fairground in central Ohio. Police in Lancaster say they are talking with a group of juveniles who were running from the Fairfield County Fairgrounds when firefighters arrived. The fire broke out early...

Experts: May be hard convicting Tulsa cop of manslaughter

AP Photo/Branden Camp CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors moved quickly to charge a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man whose vehicle broke down in the middle of a street. Now, they have to prove it. The Tulsa County...

The Latest: Authorities retrieve weapon from mall shooting

AP Photo/Stephen Brashear BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a mall in Washington state (all times local): 9:21 a.m. Authorities say a gunman who fatally shot five people at a Washington state mall initially entered the shopping center without a...