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Parker Towing Christens Mv. T. Gary Fitts

Tuscaloosa, Ala.-based Parker Towing Company christened the mv. T. Gary Fitts March 27 at the company’s dock on the west bank of the Black Warrior River. The vessel, formerly called the L.W. Nelson, was renamed in honor of Gary Fitts, second-generation owner of the Fitts Agency, Parker Towing’s long


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


Alabama’s Big Five meet in Montgomery, ask legislative leaders to oppose SB244

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Mayors from some of the biggest cities in the state are joining forces to focus on ways to solve common issues. Leaders from the Big Five, which is made up of mayors from Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa, have been working together to focus on proble


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.


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


AU to host former USC receiver on official visit this weekend

Former Southern California receiver Velus Jones Jr., a redshirt junior from Saraland, Ala., will officially visit Auburn this weekend. Earlier this year, the 6-foot, 190-pound Jones entered the NCAA transfer portal.


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.


South Alabama woman donates kidney to complete stranger (VIDEO)

Alabama’s people are truly one of a kind, and the story of Baldwin County’s Michelle Tesch is just the latest example of Yellowhammer State altruism. As reported by WKRG, Tesch recently donated a kidney to Marlin Rodriguez of Louisiana.


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.


Local golfer leads Web.com Tour event in Prattville

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (WKRG) -- After a three-hour delay pushed back tee times on Friday morning, Mobile, Alabama native Robby Shelton carded a 5-under 67 to lead by 3 strokes at 12-under 132 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Championship.


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.


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


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.


Survivor of Mobile Bay boating crash in need of help

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A woman living in McIntosh tells a chilling story of recovering from a devastating boat crash that critically injured her and took the lives of two other people.


Former Faith Academy coach John Price taking over Cottage Hill basketball program

John Price is back in the Mobile high school basketball community. The coach who led Faith Academy to six final fours – five in the Alabama High School Athletic Association – has been chosen to lead the Cottage Hill boys program.


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.


Razer Phone 2 Satin Black version available now

Razer may be unsure with the 3rd-gen phone but the company still has the Razer Phone 2 and the original Razer Phone. The company has been working hard to improve its standing in the mobile industry by teaming up with Tencent for mobile gaming advancement. It’s another great step to achieving relevan


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.


Atmore And Bratt Burglaries Solved, Guns Recovered; Arrests Made

Authorities in two states say they have solved multiple burglaries in the area, and two people are now behind bars. The Atmore Police Department, Escambia County (FL) Sheriff’s Office and the Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant oat a residence on Harris Street in Atmore on


North Baldwin Infirmary expands Senior Behavioral Clinic

Infirmary Health is expanding in north Baldwin County. The hospital hosted a ribbon cutting a tour Thursday afternoon to introduce eight new rooms to its Senior Behavioral Health Clinic, which is now a 23 bed unit.