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Convicted Mobile Cop Killer Set for Execution

A Mobile man convicted of killing a Mobile Police Officer more than 30 years ago is set to be executed next week. But lawyers for Vernon Madison were busy in court this week in an attempt to block the execution. On Tuesday Mobile Circuit Court Judge Robert Smith denied a motion for a stay of executi

WKRG - 2018-01-19 18:29:30

MPD: Panhandler Attacked by Man with Box Cutter on I-65

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The Mobile Police Department arrested a man Wednesday that allegedly stabbed and threatened to kill a panhandler on the side of the interstate. 38-year-old Charles Stewart was arrested and booked into Mobile Metro Jail on charges of assault and menacing. As of Friday morning, S

WKRG - 2018-01-19 15:19:38

Two Mobile County men charged in ID theft case, car break-in

Brandon Gentry (32) and Michael Bexley (28) MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police have arrested two men for an alleged crime spree that police say included breaking into a car, stealing credit cards and then stealing from two Bed Bath & Beyond stores. Police arrested Brandon Gentry and Michael Bexley

WKRG - 2018-01-19 15:32:45

MPD Officer Accused of Raping a Woman in his Police Car

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - A City of Mobile Police Officer is under investigation after being accused of rape. The Lagniappe reports that narcotics officer Jamal Pettway is accused of raping a woman inside his assigned police vehicle in downtown Mobile last October. MPD says an internal affairs investig

WKRG - 2018-01-18 03:47:04

Dump truck, several other vehicles crash on Snow Rd. in Semmes

SEMMES, Ala. (WKRG) - Crews are working to clear a wreck involving a dump truck and several other vehicles in Mobile County. The crash happened before noon on Friday on Snow Road near Whip Poor Will Drive in Semmes. Multiple vehicles could be seen on the side of the road, including at least one publ

WKRG - 2018-01-18 18:30:25

Mobile Police investigate shooting in Semmes

Semmes, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police are on the scene of a shooting in Semmes. Police responded to an area hospital after reports of a shooting victim came into the hospital late Thursday afternoon. Mobile Police could also be seen at a home on Champions Cove. A News 5 crew is on the scene gathering

WKRG - 2018-01-19 00:25:48

Buc-ee's building begins in Baldwin

ROBERTSDALE, Alabama - Construction has begun on the Buc-ee's Travel Center, located off of County Road 68 and the Baldwin Beach Express, which officials say should be completed by the end of ... This item is available in full to subscribers. JOHN UNDERWOOD / STAFF PHOTOS ROBERTSDALE, Alabama - Co

GULFCOASTNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-01-19 17:09:26

24,000 pounds of dead mullet fish make for 'truly unbelievable' sight

Rarely do waters get so cold in this region of the country that a massive amount of fish dies all at one time, but that's just what happened last week in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Water was barely visible when Jeffrey Trout, a salesman at Harbor View Marine in Pensacola, snapped photos of a canal near

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 21:49:14

Police: Deaths likely murder-suicide

A preliminary autopsy report into the deaths of three people found Wednesday in a Bryan apartment shows one shot and killed the others before turning the gun on himself. According to Bryan police, the report shows Virginia Ann Benefield and Larry Darnell Davis were shot and killed by Melvin Benefiel

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Bryan police: Triple slaying was double homicide, suicide

BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Police have said that a man shot and killed his wife and another man at a Central Texas apartment before turning his gun on himself. The bodies of Melvin Nathan Benefield, wife Virginia Ann Benefield, and neighbor Larry Darnell Davis were found at the Benefield's Bryan apartment

KALB.COM - 2018-01-19 07:24:00

Shooter in Bryan murder-suicide had previous domestic dispute with victim

BRYAN, Texas-Authorities are calling it a murder suicide after three people were found dead Wednesday in a Bryan apartment. Police said that 54-year-old Melvin Benefield shot his wife, 46-year-old Virginia Benefield, and 65-year-old Larry Davis. Court documents show a domestic dispute between the Be

KAGSTV.COM - 2018-01-19 02:46:35

Three people found dead at apartment

BRYAN, Texas-Investigators responding to reports of someone not showing up for work have discovered three people dead in a Central Texas apartment. Police in Bryan say the bodies were discovered Wednesday morning in a unit at an apartment complex. A police statement says officers and medical personn

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 03:19:37

Sex offender gets 25 years in prison after failing to register

BRENHAM, Tex. (KBTX) - A Brenham man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after failing to register. According to the Washington County District Attorney's Office, Braylon Cloud, 25, will spend more than two decades behind bars because he failed to register with the state. Cloud was previously conv

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-18 01:33:00

Shooting at Bryan apartment ruled murder suicide

BRYAN, Texas -- The shooting in Bryan Wednesday morning ruled a murder suicide. The autopsy report showed that both Virginia Winzenried Benefield and Larry Darnell Davis were shot and killed by Melvin Benefield. Melvin Benefield then turned the gun on himself. We will update you with more informa

KAGSTV.COM - 2018-01-18 21:34:32

Emily Leitko, Christopher Siemsglusz to Wed

Curtis and Mary Leitko of Round Top announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Ann Leitko to Christopher Giles Siemsglusz, son of Mark and Jennifer (Giles) Siemsglusz of Brenham. Emily is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Heim of Humboldt, Nebraska and the late Mr. and

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2018-01-18 15:27:06

Rose Spa given notice to vacate premises, police say

A business where police have arrested women on prostitution charges three times in the past two years has been issued a notice to vacate the premises, police said. According to Bryan police, the owner of the shopping center on East 29th Street that houses Rose Spa has given the business a notice to

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Man accused of murder, sexual assault in Jordan Cooper death investigation

In a press conference Friday at the Sheriff's Office, deputies released more developments in Cooper's murder, including the timeline of events that led to her death. Man accused of murder, sexual assault in Jordan Cooper death investigation Patriots coach Bill Belichick refuses to discuss Brady inju

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-01-19 16:38:20

Video shows fight break out at Jacksonville middle school

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville mother is pushing for change at a middle school after she says her daughter was jumped while eating in the cafeteria. Cellphone video shows a fight at Lake Shore Middle School on Wednesday. School leaders say it broke out between eighth-graders at approximately 1:

FOX30JAX.COM - 2018-01-19 00:25:21

Car fire shuts down EB lanes of JTB for miles during rush hour

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Drivers are encouraged to seek an alternate route if they regularly take the JTB near the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge. The eastbound lanes of the JTB near the Bridge are shut down and traffic is backed up for miles. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said a car caught

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-01-19 02:06:00

Jaguars fans invading New England for AFC Championship

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Even though the AFC Championship game is two days away, Jacksonville Jaguars fans are already invading New England. Multiple flights out of airports from Savannah to Orlando were packed with people who want to see the River City make history this weekend. Several News4Jax crew

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-01-19 18:24:32