ALABAMA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALABAMA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) South Carolina dad accused in deaths of his 5 kids was ex-con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402483-68/jones-illinois-arrested-spree.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402483-68/jones-illinois-arrested-spree.html.csp">South Carolina dad accused in deaths of his 5 kids was ex-con</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN O’CONNOR and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Springfield, Ill. • The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree more than a decade ago in Illinois, prison documents and a family member confirmed Thursday. Timothy Jones, now 32, was arrested on a cocaine possession charge March 30, 2001, in Carpentersville, Illinois. Six months later, he was arrested for a crime spree that included stealing a car, burglary and passing forged checks, according to Mic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584024832014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402483@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:28:07 MDT Charges expected against S. Carolina father of 5 dead children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58397611-68/jones-carolina-south-hyder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58397611-68/jones-carolina-south-hyder.html.csp">Charges expected against S. Carolina father of 5 dead children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAY REEVES and BRYNN ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T12:46:53.927-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Camden, Ala. • Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led officials to a secluded clearing in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags. Timothy Ray Jones Jr. has been charged with child neglect and police expect to lodge additional charges against him, the Lexington County, South Carolina, Sheriff’s Department said. Jones, 32, is awaiting extradition to South Carolina from Mississippi, where he has be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976112014-09-10T12:46:53.927-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T12:46:53.927-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397611@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:46:53 MDT Mercedes to build new SUV at Alabama plant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378509-79/mercedes-plant-alabama-suv.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378509-79/mercedes-plant-alabama-suv.html.csp">Mercedes to build new SUV at Alabama plant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIK SCHELZIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T12:35:02.03-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 12:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Mercedes has announced plans to start building a fifth model, the ML Coupe, at its Alabama plant next year. Dieter Zetsche, chairman of Mercedes parent Daimler AG, said in a visit to the Tuscaloosa plant Friday that the company’s five-year expansion plan for the facility will total $2.4 billion by 2015. The plant produced its first of Mercedes’ bestselling C-Class sedans in July and plans updates to ML and GL SUVs next year alongside the new model, which was introduced at auto...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583785092014-09-05T12:35:02.03-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T12:35:02.03-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378509@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:35:02 MDT AP Poll: Texas A&M jumps, FSU, ‘Bama lose some support http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364970-77/1-0-texas-alabama-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364970-77/1-0-texas-alabama-florida.html.csp">AP Poll: Texas A&M jumps, FSU, ‘Bama lose some support</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:08.114-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs. The Aggies moved up 12 spots to No. 9 in the poll released Monday. Texas A&M began the post-Johnny Manziel era with a 52-28 victory at South Carolina. The loss dropped the Gamecocks from ninth to No. 21. The top four in the ranking...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583649702014-09-02T23:31:08.114-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T23:31:08.114-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364970@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:08 MDT College football: A&M jumps, FSU, ‘Bama lose some support in AP poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364784-77/poll-state-alabama-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58364784-77/poll-state-alabama-florida.html.csp">College football: A&M jumps, FSU, ‘Bama lose some support in AP poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RALPH D. RUSSO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:31:08.273-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs. The Aggies moved up 12 spots to No. 9 in the poll released Monday. Texas A&M began the post-Johnny Manziel era with a 52-28 victory at South Carolina. The loss dropped the Gamecocks from ninth to No. 21. The top four in the rankings...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583647842014-09-02T23:31:08.273-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T23:31:08.273-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364784@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:31:08 MDT Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308839-68/alabama-alligator-1000-gator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308839-68/alabama-alligator-1000-gator.html.csp">Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Camden, Ala. • A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds. Al.com (http://bit.ly/1p5ycbg ) reports the monster gator was pulled from the water in south Alabama early Saturday during the state’s alligator hunting season. Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries biologists were able to measure the gator at 15 feet, but weighing it posed a challenge. The first attempt completely destroyed a winch assembly used to hois...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583088392014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T09:16:47.729-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308839@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:16:47 MDT Aggies receive vote in AP poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58307438-55/poll-received-state-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58307438-55/poll-received-state-aggies.html.csp">Aggies receive vote in AP poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T20:28:02.227-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 08:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies received one vote in the AP poll released Sunday, which was at least one more than Tennessee, their opponent in the season opener, received. Florida State, Alabama, Oregon, Oklahoma and Ohio State were the Top 5. Other teams of interest to Aggie fans that received votes were Boise State which had 10 and BYU, which had eight.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58307438@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:28:02 MDT Will: In a stew over inversions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303921-82/corporations-government-alabama-durbin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303921-82/corporations-government-alabama-durbin.html.csp">Will: In a stew over inversions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T01:01:09.318-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called “inversion,” more about which anon. So, consider his credentials as an economic thinker. Obama, who thinks ATMs and airport ticket kiosks cost America jobs, gave a 2013 speech regretting that Maytag workers in Illinois lost their jobs when the plant moved to Mexico, but rejoicing that more Honda cars...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303921@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:09 MDT Judge: Alabama abortion clinic law unconstitutional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58258937-68/law-clinics-abortion-alabama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58258937-68/law-clinics-abortion-alabama.html.csp">Judge: Alabama abortion clinic law unconstitutional</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Reeves</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T20:08:43.245-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 08:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montgomery, Ala. • A new Alabama law restricting doctors who perform abortions would force several women’s clinics to shut down, placing unconstitutional restrictions on a woman’s right to obtain one, a federal judge ruled Monday. Several doctors live outside the state and would be unable to gain the privileges to admit patients to local hospitals required by the law, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson wrote in a 172-page opinion and an accompanying order. Furthermore, it’s unlikely that local ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582589372014-08-04T20:08:43.245-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T20:08:43.245-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258937@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:08:43 MDT Florida State tops preseason coaches’ poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247955-77/state-carolina-poll-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247955-77/state-carolina-poll-florida.html.csp">Florida State tops preseason coaches’ poll</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Staff and Wire Reports </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:18:01.546-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Defending national champion Florida State is ranked No. 1 in the preseason Amway coaches’ poll. Florida State received 1,543 overall points and earned 56 of a possible 62 first-place votes in the poll, which was released Thursday. Alabama was second in the poll despite not receiving any first-place votes. Rounding out the top five were Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn with the first-ever playoff looming at the end season. Ohio State was sixth, UCLA seventh, Michigan State eighth, South Carolina ninth...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247955@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:18:01 MDT The top 5 Utah football seasons of all-time: No. 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58147004-89/utah-com-season-bowl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58147004-89/utah-com-season-bowl.html.csp">The top 5 Utah football seasons of all-time: No. 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T10:13:49.24-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The top two seasons are interchangeable for Utah, two great years punctuated by a breakthrough into college football’s elite. Still, 2008 is tops for one reason only: the 31-17 Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama when no one outside of the 801 area code expected the Utes to shock the world. Here’s a look at the top Utah football season of all-time: Biggest moment: The opening drive of the Sugar Bowl, when Utah marched down the field in a minute and 19 seconds to score. Quarterb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147004@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:13:49 MDT