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Mobile County corrections officer charged with possessing child pornography
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala -- A now-former Mobile County corrections officer was arrested and charged with possessing child pornography. Matthew Kyle Moody, 36, is being held at Mobile County Metro Jail on the charges, according to jail records.
Jill Phillips appointed to Mobile County Circuit Court
SUBMITTED — The members of the Mobile County Judicial commission would like to announce that Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed Jill Phillips to the office of Circuit Court Judge, Mobile County, Place 7 which was vacated because of the election of Judge Sarah Stewart to the Alabama Supreme Court.
Dauphin Island Parkway Parade of 3's
The Parade of 3's on Dauphin Island Parkway will take place Saturday, December 15 at 2 p.m. Organizers say this year's parade picked up a third host in Representative Adline Clarke. Clarke will join Mobile City Councilman C.J. Small and State Representative Barbara Drummond.
Mom says 1-year-old looked like he was ‘mauled by animal’ after Mississippi daycare attack
PASCAGOULA, Miss. – A 1-year-old boy is recovering after his mother said he was attacked by another child at a Mississippi daycare. WLOX reports that Letoye Sutter said it happened last week at a 24-hour daycare called Pooh and the Crew in Pascagoula.
Foley Police: Man, Woman arrested on child sex abuse charges
On December 11, 2018 the Foley Police Department, along with the Baldwin County Department of Human Resources launched an investigation into possible sexual abuse involving a child after receiving information from a concerned source. The investigation that followed confirmed the abuse. Corey Ashton
Zaxby's of Mobile County goes toy shopping
TILLMAN'S CORNER, Ala. (WKRG) -- Employees of the fast food restaurant chain, Zaxby's of Mobile County took WKRG News 5's Rose Ann Haven and Randy Patrick toy shopping Wednesday afternoon.
Former veteran officer pens inspirational book
A former, veteran police officer, and investigator is passing on inspirational words of wisdom from his own soapbox. Darryl Wilson was the lead investigator in the Lam Luong case.
MCSO identifies suspect in murder of Citronelle woman
CITRONELLE, Ala. -- The Mobile County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect in the murder of a woman in Citronelle. The suspect is Jason Tyler Newburn. He is wanted for murder and first-degree arson, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Mobile County man gets over 15 years for carjacking
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced today that Gary Michael Gilmore of Mobile, Alabama was sentenced to 188 months imprisonment for Carjacking before Judge Callie V.S. Granade.
Pascagoula daycare issued "Cease and Desist Order" after child allegedly attacked
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WKRG) - The Mississippi State Department of Health has issued a Cease and Desist Order to "Pooh and Crew" daycare. According to a MSDH spokesperson, the home-based daycare is not licensed and has not applied for a license.
Mobile Police arrest man in nearly 30-year-old rape case
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police have been able to make an arrest in a nearly 30-year-old rape case involving a 3-year old child. Timothy Robinson was arrested on Friday, December 7 and charged with first-degree rape. According to Mobile Police, Robinson sexually assaulted the victim while she wa
Teenager arrested after chase with stolen car, loaded guns
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- A teenager is in jail with a list of charges after leading deputies on a chase that ended in Pensacola. Jermaine Jackson, 18, was found with two loaded guns inside a stolen vehicle out of Okaloosa County.
BREAKING: Burglary suspect in custody following overnight chase through Mobile County
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - A burglary suspect is in custody following an overnight chase with police in Mobile County. Law enforcement officials tell News 5 that a man wanted on several burglary warrants across Mobile County was spotted driving along Interstate 65 near Moffett Road.
Life sentence for Mobile County killer
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) - A Mobile County judge sentenced a killer to life in prison. In 2016, Aubrey Rosson shot and killed Duane Massingale and wounded his wife Veronica Massingale.
VIDEO: Free pass on Fairhope court cases, not very successful
The first day of amnesty court in Fairhope didn't go as planned. Seems a lot of folks are fearful the city is setting a trap for folks with outstanding warrants.
HAVE YOU SEEN HER? Mobile Co. Sheriff's Office seeks Chunchula runaway
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — According to the Mobile County Sheriff's Office, Sarah Lee Ernst left her residence o December 2 2018 and has not returned. She was last seen wearing black shorts and a black and blue sweatshirt.
Toddler attacked at Pascagoula daycare more 'reserved', cries in sleep parents say
PASCAGOULA, Miss. - When dropping your kids off at daycare, you expect them to return in the manner you delivered them, however, this was not the case for parents of 18-month-old Dakota Hudson and they are demanding answers.
State shuts down Mississippi daycare after dad’s viral post shows toddler’s face scratched
The state has shut down a home daycare in Pascagoula where a 4-year-old child reportedly assaulted an 18-month-old boy, an official says. Pooh and Crew is where Dakota Hudson allegedly was injured while the operator was not in the room, and was scratched and cut on his face, head, chest and eyes.
Why Mississippi high school banned senior class 'Bye Felicia' T-shirts
The phrase has gone viral. It's been used by celebrities. It's even become a meme. But "Bye Felicia" is causing controversy in one Mississippi school district after the phrase was printed on a T-shirt memorializing high school seniors who died in the past year.
St. Joseph parishioners start petition to block priest reassignment
For some parishioners at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Starkville, the cure seems almost as bad as the illness. A petition on change.org asks Bishop Joseph Kopacz of the Catholic Diocese of Jackson and Thomas Rodi, the archbishop of Mobile, Alabama, to rescind the decision to replace the church's cu