'Bama Fan in Court Over Poisoning of Auburn Trees

A University of Alabama fan allegedly took the athletic rivalry with Auburn University too far by poisoning Auburn’s landmark oak trees, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. Harvey Updyke has been charged with offenses including criminal mischief and today requested to move the trial outside of the county where Auburn is based. University officials said the trees are all but dead and will be removed after the spring football game.