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4 Alabama players announce they are declaring for NFL draft

Jan 11, 2019—Four Alabama players are skipping their final seasons to enter the NFL draft, including All-America left tackle Jonah Williams and Outland Trophy-winning defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. Those projected first-rounders announced their intentions on Friday, along with versatile tailback Josh Jacobs and tight end Irv Smith Jr. Jonah Williams and Quinnen Williams are unanimous … Continue reading 4 Alabama players announce they are declaring for NFL draft

MILWAUKEE | Some police dogs now have cameras, too

MILWAUKEE  — Police dogs have always helped their human counterparts through their eyes and nose, and now some of the dogs are getting their own backup — cameras that transmit live video. The devices generally attach to dogs’ backs on a vest and transmit video to a handler watching from a screen, possibly on their … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Some police dogs now have cameras, too

WASHINGTON | Housing official caught up in dispute with Interior resigns

WASHINGTON — A political appointee who was caught up in a dispute between the departments of Interior and Housing and Urban Development has resigned. Assistant HUD secretary Suzanne Israel Tufts was tapped to lead an internal watchdog agency at Interior, but instead has left government. A HUD official announced her resignation Friday, a week after … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Housing official caught up in dispute with Interior resigns

PROVIDENCE, R.I. | Rhode Island town council joins others boycotting Nik

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island town council has voted to ask its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, one of a handful of local governments or agencies that have called for boycotts in recent weeks. The North Smithfield Town Council passed the resolution on a 3-2 vote Monday evening, Council President John Beauregard … Continue reading PROVIDENCE, R.I. | Rhode Island town council joins others boycotting Nik