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A former Madison County teacher was arrested this afternoon on charges of having sex with a student.

Lyndsey Sherrod Bates is charged with a felony count of engaging in a sex act with a student younger than 19, records show. Bates is also charged with the following misdemeanors: three counts of distributing obscene material to a student and one count of having sexual contact with a student, according to Madison County jail records. Bail is set at $32,000.

A fight for crab legs at an Alabama buffet turned into a wild brawl where hungry diners jousted with tongs and smashed plates — and ended with two of the crabby customers in cuffs. Tensions at the Meteor Buffet restaurant in Huntsville boiled over Friday when the customers waited in line for at least 10 minutes for the crab legs to hit the smorgasbord — then all scuttled to serve themselves.