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Mobile man charged with murder in shooting of woman at apartment complex

Mobile Police made an arrest overnight in a murder investigation. Kenneth Lamared Smith, 24, is charged with the shooting death of his 21-year-old girlfriend. The shooting happened at Dickens Ferry Apartments near Old Shell Road Wednesday. Police have not released the victim's name or a motive. Smit

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-03-22 13:38:00

BREAKING: Chresal Threadgill named new Mobile County school superintendent

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) - The Mobile County Board of School Commissioners has voted unanimously to hire Chresal Threadgill as superintendent. Pending contract approval, he will take the position on July 2. Chresal Threadgill, current chief of staff for Mobile County Public Schools. Before taking the secon

WKRG - 2018-03-21 18:13:18

Double DUI - Both drivers charged after 2-vehicle crash

A LifeFlight helicopter lands at the wreck site. A violent two-vehicle crash that happened March 17 on Alabama 21 sent two teens to hospitals and both drivers to jail. The wreck occurred around 6:25 p.m. at the state highway's 4.8-mile marker, just in front of Dixie Catfish Shack. Atmore police dire

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 10:03:57

Two drown after truck slides into creek in Citronelle

Two people are dead following a crash in Citronelle. Mobile County deputies said Karen Kohn and Lee Nall drowned Friday after the truck they were in flipped and landed in a creek. It happened on River Woods Road. Investigators said the truck was driving too close to the edge of a dirt bridge. They

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-03-21 06:24:00

Mobile County high-speed chase ends in two arrests

Two people were arrested earlier this week after taking two law enforcement agencies on high-speed chases. Jerry Partain, 37, and Victoria Williams, 26, managed to allude Mobile Police Department at around 6.45 p.m. Monday on Theodore Dawes Road. Partain refused to pull over and led officers to Padg

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 02:23:03

Alabama man shoots teenage, pregnant girlfriend in back

A man that shot his pregnant girlfriend in the back has been arrested by Mobile police department Tuesday. Alex Williams, 19, shot the unnamed 18 year-old in the back at 2100 block of Barbara Dr. North near St. Stephens Road Friday afternoon. The suspect was taken to Metro Jail Tuesday afternoon. Th

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 20:19:42

Two arrested for armed home invasion in Mobile

Charles Taylor and Jessica Jones MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police have arrested two people in connection with an armed home invasion. Charles Taylor and Jessica Jones are both charged burglary and theft of property. According to Mobile Police, the crime happened Friday, March 16, at a home in the

WKRG - 2018-03-21 16:08:22

Mobile City Council approves ordinance to serve alcohol before noon on Sunday

The Mobile City Council popped the cork Tuesday morning on early alcohol sales on Sunday in an effort to make the city more competitive with surrounding areas. The new ordinance, which allows Sunday sales of alcohol at 10 a.m., comes in response to a recently passed law in the state Legislature all

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2018-03-20 16:35:37

Woman shot at West Mobile apartment complex has died, suspect in custody

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police are investigating a shooting at a West Mobile apartment complex. Police responded to the Dickens Ferry Apartments on Dickens Ferry Road off Old Shell late Wednesday afternoon. According to Mobile Police, a woman was shot and brought to Providence Hospital. Police

WKRG - 2018-03-21 23:13:57

New jobs heading to Robertsdale

ROBERTSDALE, Ala. (WKRG) - It may not look like much now, but a 35 thousand square foot warehouse will soon be home to a new multi-million dollar industry in Robertsdale. A global leader in marine manufacturing, AdvanTec, is expanding its reach to Robertsdale. "It's going to create over 40 new jobs

WKRG - 2018-03-21 01:01:47

Suspect in shooting of pregnant teen: "It was an accident"

The shooting took place on the 2100 block of Barbara Dr. North near St. Stephens Road Friday afternoon where police say an 18-year-old pregnant woman was shot in the back. News 5 has confirmed Williams was one of two people arrested after a chase Saturday night that began in Chickasaw and ended in P

WKRG - 2018-03-20 20:41:24

Man killed in Baldwin County crash

SILVERHILL, Ala. (WKRG) - A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a man from Baldwin County. Someone on their way to work reported the crash around 5:00 a.m. Friday near County Road 52 and Hill Road in Silverhill, but it's unclear what time the actual crash occurred. The Silverhill Police De


18-year-old pregnant woman shot in Mobile

Mobile Police Department is on scene of a shooting in Mobile. According to MPD, an 18-year-old pregnant woman was shot in the back shortly after 2 p.m. on Barbara Drive. FOX10 News is on the scene and will continues to update this story as it progresses. Mobile Police Department is on scene of a sho


Mobile Police make arrest in gas station shooting

A 31-year-old man was arrested by Mobile Police Friday and charged with the shooting last weekend that occurred at a St. Stephens Road gas station. Jasper Reed was taken to Mobile County Metro Jail for booking Friday morning. The shooting happened Saturday at about 3:12 p.m., at the Pride gas statio


Little River State Forest North Of Atmore Reopens

Little River State Forest and Claude D. Kelley Recreational Area north of Atmore reopens today. The park will be open to the public on weekends for day-use only, from Friday noon through Sunday at 5:00 pm. According to officials with the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC), the park's hours of operati


Local Winn-Dixie stores set to close as parent company enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring

(WKRG) - Five local Winn-Dixie stores are scheduled to close after Southeastern Grocers, the owner of the Winn-Dixie announced that the company is filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring. In a statement from the company, they say the will voluntarily file pre-packaged chapter 11 cases. Southeas


BREAKING: Woman charged in death of baby, just days old

Source: family photo MOBILE, Ala (WKRG) - - A Mobile woman is charged with vehicular homicide in the death of a baby who was just days old at the time of a crash. Beteena Jean/Neaka Reed was arrested Thursday. Kie'monie Shamburger was just seven days old when she was badly injured in the crash. Aft


MPD: woman escapes kidnapping, attempted sex assault

MOBILE, Ala (WKRG) - - Mobile police say a woman escaped a kidnapping and attempted sexual assault early Thursday morning. It happened on Nellie street. The woman told police she was walking home from a friend's house when it happened. She told police a passenger of a vehicle got out, grabbed her, a


Man convicted of killing boss set to be executed in Alabama

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) - A man convicted of killing the woman who hired him to work with a traveling carnival nearly two decades ago is set to be executed Thursday night after dropping his appeals and asking to be put to death. Michael Wayne Eggers, 50, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do