Orange County deputies upset over proposed please deal of convicted felon
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County sheriff’s deputies packed into a courtroom on Monday, upset over a possible plea deal. Two Orange County deputies made impact statements telling the judge a deal cut with a man they said tried to kill them isn’t what they hoped for. Williams was charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He could have gotten 30 plus years in jail, but the plea deal presented means Williams will only spend 15 years behind bars. Read: Man injured in shootout with Orange County deputies charged with multiple feloniesThe defense argued that the victims do not have the only say.wftv.com
Bills clinch playoff berth, eliminate Falcons with 29-15 win
Devin Singletary scored two touchdowns rushing in the second half to make up for Josh Allen’s sloppiness and the AFC East-leading Buffalo Bills rallied to clinch their third consecutive playoff berth with a 29-15 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
Man injured in shootout with Orange County deputies charged with multiple felonies
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says a man injured in a shootout with deputies Sunday attacked a pregnant woman just before the shooting. >>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE <<<38-year-old Avery Williams is still in the hospital with critical injuries from Sunday’s shooting. According to the sheriff’s office, other responding deputies got into a foot pursuit with Avery Williams, during which he fired his gun at the deputies. At least one of the deputies returned fire, striking Avery Williams. Avery Williams was additionally charged with attempted murder for shooting at his brother.wftv.com
Falcons without starting S Erik Harris against Jets
LONDON — (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be without starting safety Erik Harris for Sunday's game against the New York Jets in London because of a calf injury. Falcons cornerback Avery Williams will also miss the game with a hamstring injury. Falcons quarterback Feleipe Franks, who has taken snaps in a wildcat formation, was also declared inactive. NEW YORK JETS at ATLANTAFalcons: WR Russell Gage, WR Calvin Ridley, QB Feleipe Franks, S Erik Harris, CB Avery Williams, DL John Cominsky, DL Marlon Davidson. Jets: WR Jeff Smith, RB La'Mical Perine, TE Tyler Kroft, S Marcus Maye, DL Jonathan Marshall, S Adrian Colbert, CB Isaiah Dunn.wftv.com
Alabama's Jones, Smith, Harris lead 6 Tide AP All-Americans
Lawrence, the likely first pick in the next NFL draft, made AP All-America for the first time in his career. ___The 2020 AP All-America team:FIRST TEAMOffenseQuarterback — Mac Jones, junior, Alabama. Running backs — Najee Harris, senior, Alabama; Breece Hall, sophomore, Iowa State. Guards — Ben Cleveland, senior, Georgia; Tommy Kraemer, senior, Notre Dame. Safeties — Kyle Hamilton, sophomore, Notre Dame; Tykee Smith, sophomore, West Virginia.
Army left out in Bowl Day marred by cancellations, opt outs
When that bowl game was called off because there was not another team available, it suddenly left Army looking for a postseason opponent. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)At a time when team after team had opted out of bowl games, Army found itself in a different sort of situation — left out. “It was a difficult day for all of college football,” said Nick Carparelli, the executive director of Bowl Season, the renamed Football Bowl Association. For the Hokies, the decision ended a 27 straight bowl game run. Some of the canceled bowl games — 15 in all, including three on Sunday alone — included the Bahamas Bowl, Celebration Bowl, Hawaii Bowl, Holiday Bowl, Las Vegas Bowl, LA Bowl, Pinstripe Bowl, Quick Lane Bowl, Redbox Bowl and Sun Bowl.