Breaking News from Fairhope

Find the latest Fairhope News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

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.

WKRG - 2018-10-15 17:53:33

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

WKRG - 2018-10-16 15:24:17

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

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-10-16 15:16:00

Death sentence commuted for man who threw children from bridge - Lagniappe Mobile

Much to the chagrin of local prosecutors, a man convicted of throwing four children to their death from the Dauphin Island Bridge in 2008 saw his death sentence vacated on Monday.Lam Luong was accused of throwing the three children he fathered with his wife, Kieu Luong, and her oldest child from a p

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2018-10-16 21:14:02

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,

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-10-15 22:28:00

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.

WKRG - 2018-10-16 13:31:37

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

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-10-16 14:08:00

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

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-10-16 23:11:00

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.

WKRG - 2018-10-15 23:54:39

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.

WKRG - 2018-10-15 11:45:33

Best Buy hiring thousands for seasonal work Oct. 17

The holiday hiring fair is taking place Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all stores across the country, according to a press release Monday.

WKRG - 2018-10-15 20:21:11

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.

AL.COM - 2018-10-15 12:09:00

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

WKRG - 2018-10-15 16:13:39

Daphne City Council upholds mayor's veto on zoning project

DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) -- A zoning ordinance that sparked outrage from Olde Towne Daphne residents will no longer go into effect, following a city council decision Monday night.

WKRG - 2018-10-16 03:24:49

President Trump declares emergency in Alabama

President Donald Trump on Friday declared that an emergency exists in Alabama and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from the hurricane starting Oct. 10 and continuing.


National Shrimp Festival opens in Gulf Shores

GULF SHORES, Ala. -- The weather looks beautiful for the start of the National Shrimp Festival.It opens today at 10 a.m. in Gulf Shores -- a day delayed because of Hurricane Michael.The three-day event includes shrimp almost anyway you want it, plus music and art.And because of recent renovations at


Dearman sentenced to death for 2016 murders

Derrick Dearman looks back at the victims' family members on Wednesday, August 24, during his bond hearing in Mobile County Circuit Court.


Mobile Police: Reverse prostitution sting leads to 21 arrests

Of those arrested, 17 men were charged with patronizing a prostitute, and two men face loitering for the purpose of prostitution charges. Two others were charged with soliciting prostitution.


MPD: Photo of a student holding a gun on campus was taken a month ago

According to the Mobile Police Department, a photo of a student at Chastang-Fournier K-8 School holding a gun, was taken approximately a month ago.Officials with Mobile Police and the Mobile County Public School System also confirmed that the student is no longer a student at the school. Police say


Director of Mobile County 911 Center issues statement following arrest

Charlie McNichol, the director of Mobile County Communications District, issued a statement following his arrest early Friday morning.According to officials, McNichol was arrested at 12:35 a.m. Friday by Spanish Fort police for public intoxication.Spanish Fort Police Chief David Edgar said the arres