Today In Sports History for Sept. 27

...second-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 6-3 for the Korea Open title. King was 39 years, 7 months, 23 days when she won at Birmingham, England.2009 - With rookie quarterback Matthew Stafford leading the way, Detroit ends a 19-game losing streak with...
Police: Man suspected in church shooting was upset over breakup pastor was taken to a local emergency room for treatment, while the woman and baby were taken to a hospital in Birmingham. The victims are in stable condition.After he fled the scene, Minter was captured by police less than a mile away. His...
Nation and World
UAB bringing football back

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB President Ray Watts said Monday he is bringing the football...about $200,000 less than the university paid in 2014.The City of Birmingham and UAB's National Alumni Society have each pledged contributions to...
Not For Web
Troopers name plane crash victims

...Juneau; Ernestine Hanlon-Abel, 64, of Hoonah; Jose Vazquez, 15, of Puerto Rico; and pilot Fariah Peterson, 45, of Birmingham, Alabama.Peterson died in the crash. Troopers are working to recover her body."All of us at Wings of Alaska and SeaPort...
World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

...she told the hushed audience hall.Mayor William Bell of Birmingham, Alabama, also offered a personal story that brought home...At the time of my birth, I was born into a society in Birmingham, Alabama, that existed as a close cousin of slavery called...
Not For Web
What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...we believe the world is," Hughey said.As "To Kill a Mockingbird" was arriving in theaters in Alabama in early 1963, Birmingham Commissioner of Public Safety Bull Connor was directing the use of fire hoses and police dogs on civil rights activists...
Death toll rises to five in Chattanooga

...the case last year.Similarly, to the south in Alabama, neighbors opposed plans to build or expand mosques in suburban Birmingham and Mobile in recent years.That sort of thing hasn't happened in Chattanooga. Instead, many non-Muslim neighbors attended...
Not For Web
'She gave her life'

...the incident is unknown, but the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating on scene.Peterson, originally of Birmingham, Alabama, was an "experienced pilot" of 13 years, Ramsey said. She loved her job and she loved Alaska."She took so...
State | Local
Four survive plane crash near Juneau

...the latter two, the statement said. The families of the passengers have been notifed. Fariah Peterson was originally from Birmingham, Alabama, but moved from Georgia to Alaska a few months ago to work as a pilot temporarily, said her nephew, Jonathon...
Plane debris in Juneau for investigation

...and has "a very good working relationship with them at the present time," he said.The body of Peterson, 45, of Birmingham, Alabama, was recovered from the crash site late Saturday by Shaver, Alaska State Troopers and members of Juneau Mountain...


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