MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama health officials say a cluster of respiratory illnesses in southeast Alabama has increased to 10, but they are closing their investigation. State Health Officer Don Williamson said today the cases are unrelated and all have reasonable explanations. Health officials found no evidence of new or unexpected viruses or bacteria.
BEAR CREEK, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in northwest Alabama say no one was injured when a train has derailed near the town of Bear Creek. Officials in Marion County say 12 cars came off the tracks today and two schools were evacuated after the accident.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Alabama won a 7-5 victory over Mississippi today at the Southeastern Conference tournament. Alabama trailed 3-0 early in the elimination game, but rallied for two runs in the fourth, one in the fifth and two more in the sixth to take a 5-3 lead.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A new Census report shows Auburn is among the fastest growing cities in the country with more than 50,000 people. The estimate released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau shows Auburn ranked 14th in growth between July 2011 and July 2012, with 3.71%.
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