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BREAKING: Dauphin Island Parkway closed to fatal crash

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Dauphin Island Parkway near Bay Road and Fowl River Road is closed due to a fatal car crash. Alabama State Troopers and the Mobile County Sheriff's Office is on the scene.


Mobile County deputies seize stolen guns, drugs, and money

Two people are behind bars and several guns and rifles are off the streets in Mobile County, and the alleged suspects are facing a slew of charges. "Some we discovered are stolen. We believe that all are stolen its just a matter of tracking down the rightful owners to try to see where they come from


Judge OKs bond for Alabama men charged in heart attack death

GREENSBORO, Ala. (AP) - A judge in Alabama has approved bond for two men charged with murder after a business owner they confronted died of a heart attack. The Tuscaloosa News reports Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins set bail at $150,000 each for 34-year-old Darnell Coates and 33-year-old Lonze Byrd.


Alabama sheriff to probe death of inmate serving 60-day sentence

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) - The sheriff's office of Jefferson County, Alabama, is investigating the death of a 60-year-old inmate at the Bessemer City Jail. Al.com reports authorities say James Edward Walker was serving a 60-day sentence for failure to appear when he began to suffer medical issues Thursda


Man who helped injured child at Dauphin Island parade to be honored by Le Krewe de Bienville

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The man who helped a child injured during the Dauphin Island Parade earlier this month will be honored at another Mardi Gras parade. David Mize told News 5 it was his "police officer instinct" that helped him jump into action on Saturday, February 2, after a child was hit by a


Mobile County teenagers create their own clothing line

MOBILE COUNTY, ALA. (WALA)- Two teenagers are proving you don't have to graduate college or even high school to start your own business. Caleb Booth and Wyatt Horne going from best friends to business partners.


Moss Point man to serve close to 15 years for possession of illegal firearm, meth

GULFPORT, Miss. -- A Moss Point man pled guilty to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and a firearm on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.


New Member Profile: Rep. Chip Brown

Rep. Chip Brown, R-Mobile, is the new Republican representative from House District 105. Brown has been involved in politics almost his entire life and even worked in the Legislature on staff, but this is his first elected position.


Flu still on the rise in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Flu cases are still on the rise in Alabama. A new report from state health officials says the illness is widespread in most of the state. Al.com reports that Mobile County is the only area in the where numbers aren't increasing.


Monday at 6: Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall discusses his wife’s suicide.

We talked to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall about how he is working to help others heal after suicide by going public about his life experiences. Marshall’s wife, Bridgette, committed suicide in 2018.


Top 5 DL Jones 'not impressed by Alabama anymore'

Coaching turnover is common ground in the SEC but it exists nowhere as persistently as at Alabama over the last two years. A dozen plus...


Dauphin Island People's Parade rolls on Saturday to a lot of excitement

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. -- It is Mardi Gras season, and the People's Mardi Gras Parade rolled on Dauphin Island on Saturday down Bienville Boulevard. "Actually this is my first Mardi Gras so I'm very excited all of our kids are here, we're just glad to be here," said Debra Tolliver, who is a 4th grade


After shooting outside Mobile school, officials explore staffing of police at sports events

Mobile school and police officials are examining a strategy requiring at least four police officers attending future high school basketball games, the school system’s head of security said Friday.


Flu and flu-like illness continue to spread; almost all of Alabama reports widespread activity

Flu activity in Alabama has increased for the fourth week in a row. The latest figures from the Alabama Department of Public Health show flu is widespread in seven of the state’s eight districts, with only Mobile escaping a larger number of cases.


Alabama librarians spooked after seeing floating orbs

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- A group of east Alabama librarians say something spooky is happening in the stacks. They’re seeing floating orbs and moving objects. Some even say they’ve been touched.

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Two Oklahoma men arrested in Mobile County are going back to the Midwest

Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) -- Two men accused of murder in an Oklahoma cold case are going back to the Midwest. Zachery Wilson had a brief court hearing today to sign an extradition waiver. Court records say Timothy Dees signed his waiver last week.


Conserving Natural Resources for Alabama

Chris Blankenship graduated from South with a degree in political science and criminal justice. His love of all things outdoors propelled him to become commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Photo by Billy Pope, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Re


Phoenix, Arizona Man Sentenced to 32 Months for His Role in an Alabama Phishing Scam

Montgomery, AL - On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, Iosif Florea, 42, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison for his part in a “phishing” scam that impacted Alabama residents. United States Attory Louis V. Franklin, Sr., Alabama Attorney Genderal Steve Marshall, and FBI Special


Chambers County Drug Task Force Raids House in Valley, Alabama

The Chambers County Drug Task Force raided a Valley, Alabama home. Last Thursday, a search warrant was executed at 205 Combs St. in Valley. Six people have been arrested. Melissa Huddleston, Hezekiah Morgan, Larry Love, Ricky Banks, Daniel Noon and Lorena McWhorter were arrested and charged with num


An Alabama mayor wants to bring Amazon HQ2 to the state

MOBILE, Ala. (WIAT) -- Amazon announced it is canceling plans to put a second headquarters in New York, and one Alabama city is making a push to welcome it there instead. Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson tweeted this message yesterday: