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Bay Minette unveils plans for multi-million dollar Sports Complex
According to Bob Whills, Mayor of Bay Minette, the project has been on the city’s to-do list for years and will cost around $3.9 million.
3 year old's bunny ends up in landfill, Publix employees to the rescue
"He goes to the shopping store and everywhere I take him." So, it was only natural for 3-year-old Madison Rachal to take her bunny to the grocery store on a recent visit with her mom. As they were leaving, a thunderstorm was brewing. "So we raced to the car and loaded groceries, raced to the buggy
Mobile Police investigating photos of cop possibly sleeping in patrol car
MOBILE Ala. (WKRG) -- Photos shared on Facebook show what looks like a Mobile Police officer sleeping in his cruiser.They were posted by one Facebook user Tuesday afternoon and show an officer in uniform with a safety vest on.Mobile Police says they are aware of the photos and are investigating.The
Supermarket employees dig through landfill to find girl's lost bunny
DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Employees at an Alabama supermarket gave everyone a reason to love them. And it all started with a lost bunny, which led to a harrowing journey, then an amazing reunion.
Gunfire after police chase ends at apartment complex
Shot fired after chase into Mobile apartment complex. Man in custodyPosted byWKRGon Thursday, July 19, 2018
Pedestrian critically injured in Bay Minette crash, Birmingham man arrested
Around 9:56 p.m. July 14, 2018, Andrew Milton Cross of Birmingham was driving southbound on McMeans Avenue near West 5th Street when he hit a person crossing McMeans Avenue, according to Bay Minette Police.
Victim struck by vehicle, killed in Bay Minette identified
Update, in reference to the ongoing investigation related to the vehicle versus pedestrian collision that occurred on July 14, 2018 at approximately 9:56 PM in Bay Minette. The pedestrian, 23-year-old Logan Heath Barrett of Atmore, Alabama passed away Sunday morning July 15th from injuries received
Best Anchor retiring after three decades on air - Lagniappe Mobile
The New Britain, Connecticut, native wound up in Mobile by chance after hearing about a job opening at WKRG in 1975, while he was finishing up graduate work at Ohio State University. Grip has been here most of the time since.
Family of former Davidson football player seek charges against head coach
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- The family of a former Davidson High School football player says they will eventually file charges against head coach Fred Riley and an assistant coach. The family of Rodney Kim, Jr. was at a Mobile Police Precinct on Wednesday, they said, to begin the process.
Atmore man succumbs to injuries
Bay Minette Police Chief Al Tolbert confirmed Monday that 23-year-old Logan Heath Barrett of Atmore died July 15 at USA Medical Center. He had been airlifted to the Mobile hospital after he was struck just before 10 p.m., July 14, by a vehicle driven by a Birmingham man who was apparently legally im
Mobile police seek public assistance in finding 37-year-old missing woman
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —The Mobile Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 37-year-old Lila Morris.Morris was last seen in the 1400 block of Rigby Road on Sunday, July 15, 2018.She was last believed to be wearing black capri pants and a burgundy t-shirt.She was last known to be
Publix employees dig through landfill to find adorable girl's lost bunny
DAPHNE, Ala (WKRG) -- People in the south, well they just love Publix. Employees at the Publix in Daphne just gave everyone even more reason to love them. And it all started with a lost bunny, which led to a harrowing journey, then an amazing reunion.
Mobile Police, crime scene tape surround home on Clay Street
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police are investigating a shooting on Clay Street Tuesday evening.According to police on the scene, a man was shot at a home located on the 300 block of Clay Street.The man's injuries are unknown at this time, but police say he was taken to an area hospital.News 5 has a
Recounts unlikely in tight races
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) -- Two closely contested races in Mobile County are unlikely to result in recounts, despite the razor-thin margin separating the candidates.
Former officer indicted for stealing pills off detained suspect - Lagniappe Mobile
A former Mobile Police officer has been indicted on multiple criminal charges after being arrested for allegedly stealing prescription pills that were part of the evidence in an active investigation last summer.Following an internal affairs investigation, Cpl. Damian Colvin resigned and turned himse
Stringer leads District 102 race with provisional count looming - Lagniappe Mobile
With all but provisional ballots counted in the race for Alabama House District 102, the candidates are separated by less than 30 votes. Satsuma Police Chief Shane Stringer, with 2,564 votes, leads Call News Publisher Willie Gray, who currently has 2,539 votes.Gray’s campaign spokesman Jon Gray, no
Accused murder pleads guilty to federal gun charges
Kenneth Lee Campbell, 51MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - News 5 has learned the man accused of killing a young mother is back in jail on federal gun charges.Kenny Campbell is charged in the murder of 27-year-old Lelia Smith.Campbell has since pleaded guilty to federal gun charges, according to court documents
Family fears for missing Mobile woman
Lila Morris, 37, was last seen Mac's Discount in Creola Sunday evening, according to an appeal launched Tuesday by the Mobile Police Department.
Pair accused of breaking into elementary school
Evelyn Nelson (left) and David Perry, Jr. (right)Source: MCSOMOBILE, Ala (WKRG) -- Mobile police say they caught two people who broke into Katherine Hankins Middle School over the weekend. School security actually called police saying the two were caught on security camera video at the school. Polic
Hazardous weather alert: Slow-moving thunderstorms, lightning expected Monday afternoon
The National Weather Service in Mobile, Alabama, has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Northwest Florida, as well as parts of Alabama and Mississippi.