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Death Sentence Vacated for Man Who Threw Children Off Bridge
MOBILE, Ala.—An Alabama man convicted of killing four children by throwing them off a bridge had his death sentence reduced by a judge on Oct. 15, to life imprisonment, after tests showed the man had an IQ of 51.
Neighbors hear gunshots near Duval Street
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- A heavy police presence at the intersection of Duval Street and Antwerp Street.Neighbors tell us gunshots were heard in the area and police were called. At least seven officers were on scene as they searched for suspicious activity.At this time it appears no one was injured.
Man dead after being hit by vehicle in Pascagoula
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Pascagoula late Monday night.It happened at 11:15 p.m. on Highway 90 near the intersection of Marie Street. That’s the road that runs next to the Waffle House near the Market Street intersection.Police tell us they believe it was
BREAKING: Man involved in crash steals good Samaritans car
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- At least one person was injured in an accident on Shillinger Road South near Gregor.Around 6:45 this morning officers responded to a Walmart on a domestic call. A man involved in the incident left the scene. He crossed the median at one point and hit a car head on. A lady was
Missing Foley man's truck found in Tallahassee
FOLEY, Ala. -- A missing Foley man's pickup truck has been found in Tallahassee, Fla.According to police in Foley, Steven Donelle Jones was last seen at his residence in Foley at 6 a.m. on Oct. 8.Police say he was driving a 2010 silver Dodge Ram pickup truck.The truck was located in Tallahassee with
Lam Luong to serve life sentence
Convicted child killer Lam Luong appointed new interpreterMOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The man convicted of throwing his four children off the Dauphin Island Bridge will serve a life sentence without parole. Luong was convicted on five counts of capital murder almost a decade ago and sentenced to the deat
MPD: Pedestrian startled by dog, jumps into traffic
MOBILE, Ala. -- A pedestrian who was startled by a dog that caused him to jump into traffic was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.Mobile Police said that at about 11 a.m. Monday officers responded to the area of Pleasant Valley Road at Kenny Street a
Family demanding justice in Prichard shooting
PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) -- - Prichard Police are looking for a shooting suspect in a deadly incident from Friday night. Ricky Glenn Jr. was shot and killed outside St. Stephens Woods Apartments.This case has few answers so far. Here's what we know at this point. The shooting happened between 6:30 t
New details in the arrest of Mobile County 911 Director
SPANISH FORT, ALA (WALA)- FOX10 News is digging deeper into the arrest of the Mobile County 911 Director, Charlie McNichol.McNichol was charged with public intoxication after Spanish Fort police said they found him in his car early Friday morning.A Mobile County Communications District Board Member,
Longtime Faith Academy employee killed in hit-and-run crash
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The woman injured in a hit-and-run crash in West Mobile has died.According to Faith Academy, longtime employee Charlotte Skoda died from injuries she receivedin the crash on Schillinger Roadaround 6:45 a.m. Tuesday.Mobile Police said Skoda was an innocent victim who was struck
Liam Hemsworth spotted in Fairhope
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) - Liam Hemsworth is creating a social media buzz after dining at Julwin's, a Fairhope restaurant, over the weekend. According to the post being shared on Facebook, Hemsworth and Vince Vaughn are in the area shooting a movie.
Tropical Disturbance in Western Caribbean
Mobile, Ala., (WKRG) - We are still watching tropical disturbances in October. One on the coast of Honduras has a medium chance of becoming a tropical depression. It is moving westward toward the Yucatan so it is no threat to the Gulf of Mexico.
BREAKING: Alabama Highway Patrol responds to crash involving school bus
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Officers with the Alabama Highway Patrol are responding to a crash involving a school bus on Highway 98 near Waltman Road. No children were on the bus when it crashed. We aren't sure if the drivers were injured. We will offer updates online and on air.
Death penalty commuted to life for Alabama man who killed 4 children
Lam Luong, 38, who born in Vietnam before moving to the United States as a teenager, was present in court when the new sentence was handed down.
Man struck by vehicle near Pleasant Valley Road
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —A man has been struck by a vehicle in the area of Pleasant Valley Road and Kenny Street.A man was walking down the sidewalk when a neighbor's dog startled him.He jumped in the road and was hit by a vehicle.He flipped in the air and landed right on his head.He was knocked unconsc
Seabee shot, killed at Keesler housing
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The shooting death of a sailor assigned to the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport is under investigation.A spokesman from the Seabee Base could only confirm the death happened early Saturday morning at military housing belonging to Keesler Air Force Base.The Naval
Third fatal accident in two days takes life of Mississippi man Saturday night in Denham Springs
DENHAM SPRINGS-- A Mississippi man died Saturday night when his motorcycle struck a car head-on 4-H Club Road, according to the Louisiana State Police.Jasper Bassimer, 25, of Waveland, Miss., was traveling southbound on La. 1032 (4-H Club Road) when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and cross
Business owners searching for people responsible for breaking into coke machines
According to the group, the same people have broken into at least three different businesses, including Maw Maws Country Market in Robertsdale and an apartment complex in Foley.
Alabama Fans Are Freaking Out About What Jalen Hurts Did Tonight
TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 18: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide rolls out to pass against the Mercer Bears at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
TRAFFIC ALERT: Man, small child injured in Grand Bay accident
GRAND BAY, Ala. (WKRG) -- A single-vehicle accident on Grand Bay Wilmer Road South near Chelsea Woods Drive left two people injured.A truck overturned and came to a final stop on the shoulder of the road in the grass. It is unclear what caused the wreck.Troopers on the scene say two people were inju