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Fairhope mayor pulls rug out from under police sergeant position

Lagniappe | Fairhope Police Chief Joseph PettiesFairhope Mayor Karin Wilson "withdrew" former Ethics Commission agent Tony Goubil from the position of police sergeant and possibly the position of public safety director last Thursday, 15 days after she announced his hiring outside of normal personnel

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2018-03-20 20:42:55

Alabama man shoots teenage, pregnant girlfriend in back

A man that shot his pregnant girlfriend in the back has been arrested by Mobile police department Tuesday. Alex Williams, 19, shot the unnamed 18 year-old in the back at 2100 block of Barbara Dr. North near St. Stephens Road Friday afternoon. The suspect was taken to Metro Jail Tuesday afternoon. Th

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 20:19:42

UPDATE: Mobile Police make an arrest in pregnant teen shooting

The shooting took place on the 2100 block of Barbara Dr. North near St. Stephens Road Friday afternoon where police say an 18-year-old pregnant woman was shot in the back News 5 spoke to a neighbor who says she saw a young man fire shots through the front door. She says the two were always hanging

WKRG - 2018-03-20 19:26:57

Fairhope mayor withdraws controversial police hire

During last week's Fairhope City Council meeting, Mayor Karin Wilson announced she would be withdrawing the hire of new police sergeant/public safety director Tony Goubil. There had been pushback against Goubil's hiring since Wilson announced it at a February city council meeting, including feedback

GULFCOASTNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Two drown after truck slides into creek in Citronelle

Two people are dead following a crash in Citronelle. Mobile County deputies said Karen Kohn and Lee Nall drowned Friday after the truck they were in flipped and landed in a creek. It happened on River Woods Road. Investigators said the truck was driving too close to the edge of a dirt bridge. They

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-03-21 06:24:00

Spring Break arrests down in Orange Beach

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) - It's taken a couple of years, but it seems the message has gotten across in Orange Beach. If you want to party, don't come here. We are quickly approaching the midway point of the spring break season in Orange Beach with only a few rough patches. "I think it's definitely

WKRG - 2018-03-20 23:25:59

Mobile City Council approves ordinance to serve alcohol before noon on Sunday

The Mobile City Council popped the cork Tuesday morning on early alcohol sales on Sunday in an effort to make the city more competitive with surrounding areas. The new ordinance, which allows Sunday sales of alcohol at 10 a.m., comes in response to a recently passed law in the state Legislature all

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2018-03-20 16:35:37

Mobile County Sheriff identifies deputy who had beer bottle in his patrol vehicle

Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran identified the deputy who left a beer bottle in his patrol vehicle late last week. The bottle was spotted by a citizen who took a video and posted it on Facebook. Cochran said the vehicle was assigned to Sgt. Joe Mahoney, who has been with the sheriff's office for

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-03-19 22:28:00

Timing for severe weather threat in Alabama: When will storms arrive where I live?

Alabama is bracing for a round of possibly severe weather today, with the National Weather Service warning of large baseball-sized hail, damaging winds and tornadoes. Storms are expected to arrive this afternoon ahead of a cold front before exiting in the evening. The northern half of Alabama is und

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 15:57:04

VIDEO: Investigation underway after possible beer bottle spotted in patrol car

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - An investigation into a possible open container violation involving a Mobile County Sheriff's Deputy vehicle is underway. Phillip Little says he and his son were in the Lowes parking lot in Tillman's Corner Friday when his son noticed what appeared to be an open beer bottle in


Alabama law set to drive junk cars out of Mobile's yards

Junk vehicles have a reputation for driving down property values, attracting rodents and vandals wherever they are piled up. In some of Alabama's largest cities, there are few avenues in getting the abandoned vehicles off private properties. But Alabama State Rep. Adline Clarke, D-Mobile, is hopeful

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 01:37:36

Irvington Family recovering after fire destroys home

Irvington, AL (WKRG) - A house fire on March 7th lit up the night along Murray Heights Drive. Greg Willis said it started with a popping noise out back. They've been told a space heater blew a fuse in a breaker box and started the blaze at the rear of the home, leaving them seconds to get out alive.


Huge job far set for Mobile - FOX10 News | WALA

The Alabama Department of Labor is hosting a regional career fair in Mobile, Ala. The job fair is a community sponsored, one-day event that brings together a diverse group of employers actively looking for employees. It provides a fantastic opportunity for you and your job jobs. Representatives from

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-03-19 12:40:00

Small Risk of Severe Weather

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - We've seen scattered showers this afternoon with a few thunderstorms developing in the Florida Panhandle. However, the elements are still in place that could produce stronger thunderstorms. Computer model forecast shows showers and some thunderstorms possible during the early

WKRG - 2018-03-19 18:56:33

MCSO names deputy who had beer in his patrol car

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The Mobile County Sheriff's Office has identified the deputy who had a beer bottle in his patrol vehicle. The sheriff's office said an internal investigation revealed the beer belonged to Sgt. Joe Mahoney, who in the past has served as a spokesperson for the department. Copyrig

WKRG - 2018-03-19 19:04:39

Five vehicle crash on Dauphin Island Parkway

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - According to James Barber with Mobile Police, 5 vehicles were involved in an accident in the 2600 block of Dauphin Island Parkway. Units responded to a collision with entrapment, but the number of people trapped is not known. Injuries are unknown at this time. News 5 is on the


Prichard and Chickasaw Police involved in high speed chase

PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG)- - Prichard and Chickasaw Police confirm to News 5 a car is being towed following a high speed chase Saturday night. The car was pulled over at the intersection of Forrest and Graham Streets. News 5 has a crew on scene and will bring you more information as soon as it becomes


18-year-old pregnant woman shot in Mobile

Mobile Police Department is on scene of a shooting in Mobile. According to MPD, an 18-year-old pregnant woman was shot in the back shortly after 2 p.m. on Barbara Drive. FOX10 News is on the scene and will continues to update this story as it progresses. Mobile Police Department is on scene of a sho


Man killed in Baldwin County crash

SILVERHILL, Ala. (WKRG) - A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a man from Baldwin County. Someone on their way to work reported the crash around 5:00 a.m. Friday near County Road 52 and Hill Road in Silverhill, but it's unclear what time the actual crash occurred. The Silverhill Police De


MFRD battles early morning fire

Mobile, AL (WKRG) - Firefighters with the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department were up early this morning. They were called to a house fire on North Lafayette Street just before 4 am this morning. The home was reportedly vacant. No word on the cause. No injuries were reported.