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Long a laggard, Mobile slowly making mark in the craft brewing industry

Next month marks the 10-year anniversary of Gov. Bob Riley signing a state law that shook loose decades worth of Prohibition-era restrictions on the amount of alcohol that can be borne in beer.


Holman inmates surprised with early morning raid

ATMORE, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Department of Corrections has conducted another large-scale, early morning operation at one of its prisons to find and seize illegal contraband.


Manhunt underway for suspect who fired shots at police officer in Tillman's Corner

UPDATE 9:32 P.M. -- One person is in custody, police are still trying to determine if he's involved. They continue to search for at least one more suspect. Police say anyone near the area should remain in lockdown.


Fort Walton Beach Police secures arrest warrant for murder suspect captured in Chickasaw

The Fort Walton Beach Police Department has secured an arrest warrant for murder and attempted murder for 31-year-old Aramis Mario Garcia. Garcia, who was wanted for a murder in Northwest Florida, was captured Wednesday, April 17, in Chickasaw.


Tree falls through nursery in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - A tree fell through a home on East Richardson Drive in Mobile Thursday evening. It went straight through a nursery. Luckily the little girl was not in her room at the time and everyone is okay.


WEATHER ALERT: Severe storms possible in Northwest Florida and South Alabama

TORNADO WATCH in effect for the entire Florida Panhandle and part of South Alabama until 8:00 AM. This includes Escambia (AL), Escambia (FL), Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties in the WEAR-TV viewing area.


Pregnant woman survives as a storm tears apart her home

BUFFALO, Tex. (KBTX) - A Leon County couple was inside their mobile home Thursday morning when high winds flipped the building off its foundation. It happened in the 1800 block of County Road 278 in Buffalo.


Griffin named CEO of health care authority; DWM to hire new administrator

The Escambia County Healthcare Authority (ECHA) announced Friday that Chris Griffin was named the chief executive officer, and Debbie Rowell as chairman of the authority. This announcement comes in the midst of recent reorganization of ECHA’s health system. Griffin will have overall responsibility f


On this day in Alabama history: Spanish Fort was incorporated

The city of Spanish Fort, Alabama, was incorporated on April 19, 1993. Located in Baldwin County along the northeast edge of Mobile Bay and a suburb of Mobile, Spanish Fort was the site of military action during the American Revolution and the Civil War. Spanish Fort’s present-day population hovers


For People Asking What Ciara’s Prayer Was To Receive A Rare, Christ-Loving, Black, NFL Star, She Answered

In the two years since their nuptials, the pair’s power couple status has accelerated them both to new heights both personally and professionally. They had their first child together, Sienna Wilson, adding to their family which already included baby Future from Ciara’s previous relationship. Ciara’s


VIDEO: 16-year-old arrested, identified in stabbing of 15-year-old on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue

Mobile Police are investigating a stabbing that happened near Howard Elementary School on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Wednesday afternoon. https://www.wkrg.com/news/mobile-county/15-year-old-stabbed-near-howard-elementary-school-in-mobile/193.


Police investigating bank robbery in Loxley

LOXLEY, Ala. (WALA) -- Police are on the scene of a bank robbery in Loxley. It happened around 2 p.m. at the United Bank on Highway 59 at Loxley Avenue. A witness said the robber walked into the bank and was very calm during the crime.


4 young Foley men arrested after assault and armed robbery

Four young Baldwin County men were arrested Wednesday accused of a robbery and assault at an apartment complex in Foley. Police arrived at the Alison Pointe Apartments at approximately 11 p.m. after reports of a robbery in progress, according to the Foley Police Department. As police arrived at the


Census: Most of Alabama’s counties are losing people

There is growth in the suburbs, around the major campuses and at the beach. But most of this state is shrinking. According to new population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau, 45 of Alabama’s 67 counties lost population between 2017 and 2018.


Spring Hill College prepared for severe weather

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Spring Hill College is prepping its campus and students for the possibility of severe weather. The school has policies in place to keep everyone safe. Student Sam Brown produced this video explaining how they do that.


High-speed motorcycle chase on I-10 leads to crash, arrest

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) -- Alabama State Troopers say a speeding motorcycle kept going until the rider slammed into another patrol car on Interstate 10. It started around 6 a.m. Monday on I-10 westbound near the Malbis exit. Investigators said Michael Jacob, 27, was taken to jail after he was tr


VIDEO: Crash on Highway 45 in Chunchula identified

Alabama State Troopers have identified the woman killed in the crash on Highway 45 in Chunchula. https://www.wkrg.com/news/mobile-county/authorities-confirm-fatality-in-highway-45-crash-in-chunchula/1932545917.


Over 300 Officers Conduct Contraband Shakedown At Holman Prison

More than 300 law enforcement officers conducted a shakedown early Thursday morning at Holman Prison in Atmore. The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) conducted a joint law enforcement operation in an effort to find and remove illegal contraband from Holman. ADOC officials launched the operati


VIDEO: Saraland storm shelter

Due to the possibility of severe weather Thursday night the City of Saraland is opening its safe house for those needing a safe place to ride out the storm. https://www.wkrg.com/news/mobile-county/saraland-will-open-its-safe-house-ahead-of-storms/193.


Attorney asks for youthful offender status for client in Lloyd's Lane death

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A teenager accused of causing a crash that killed a woman and injured her two children was in court Wednesday. Wilkinson Howes is facing a manslaughter charge for the November 2017 crash on Lloyds Lane that killed Claudia Leatherwood.