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Fairhope home riddled with bullets in drive-by shooting
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) —A drive-by shooting has been reported near the Fairhope high school soccer field on the 18000 block of Founder's Drive. No injuries have been reportedWitnesses tell us police said it was a drive-by shooting.Investigators are on the scene talking to the owners of the home.Polic
Woman whose tires were stolen gets big surprise
**Embargo: Mobile, AL-Pensacola, FL** Joe Bullard gifting woman whose car tires were stolen with new tires.
BREAKING: Pedestrian struck by a vehicle in West Mobile
MOBILE, AL (WKRG) - Update (5:55 a.m.) A pedestrian hit by a car early Friday morning is being treated at USA Medical Center.Alabama state troopers have cleared the scene. Traffic is moving without delay.Original article:Emergency crews have blocked part of Newman Road in West Mobile after a pedest
Fairhope firefighter facing new child sex crime allegations
DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) - A volunteer Fairhope firefighter, already facing child sex crime charges in Northwest Florida, is now also facing charges in Baldwin County
80-lb pot trafficking bust in Saraland
SARALAND, Ala. (WPMI) —According to Saraland Police, on June 21 2018 members of the department Special Operations Unit conducted a traffic stop on I-65.During the stop, officers utilized a police K-9 and found 80 lbs of individually heat=sealed bags of marijuana.The driver, Phuoc Hoan Tran, was arre
Alabama Troopers identify driver killed in I-10 Bayway crash halting traffic for hours
Upon arrival, troopers learned that the driver of one of the vehicles, Lori Lynn McLendon, 37, of Loxley , had suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
I-10 WB closed, diverted after fatal wreck
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —Baldwin County Sheriff's Office confirms one person was killed in a wreck on I-10 WB Thursday morning.I-10 WB was closed just before 9 AM and diverted at US 90/98 at Exit 35WATCH:
Pair shot in front of two 4-year-old children at Mobile gas station
According to Mobile Police, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at approximately 9:09 p.m. police responded to Citgo Gas Station located at 507 Azalea Road in reference to a shooting.
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-10 Bayway WB Backed up due to accident
A new accident westbound on the bay-way around the 31 mile marker (this is just about a mile past the Battleship Parkway exit) headed towards mobile from the Eastern Shore has the right-hand Lane blocked at this time and traffic backing up there trying to get to Mobile. It was a Silver Honda that's
Alabama, Mississippi refuse money for Amtrak resumption
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Plans to resume passenger train service on the northern Gulf Coast suffered a setback with Alabama and Mississippi refusing money for the project.Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi had to pledge almost $35 million total over three years by Thursday to be eligible for the same amo
Grassroots Fairhope group calling for change to city government
Ongoing political drama and friction has plagued Fairhope, one of the State's fastest growing cities, for over a year.
Mobile man charged in stabbing at Callaghan's Irish Social Club
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - A Mobile man is now charged with assault in connection with a stabbing Wednesday night at Callaghan's Irish Social Club.Robert Chapman was booked into Metro Jail after midnight. He's accused of stabbing a 65-year-old man.According to police, the victim was stabbed multiple time
Mobile Police encourages homeowners to install an extra eye on houses
Mobile Police's Project Shield connects homeowners to officers. When homeowners give police access to their outside cameras, they can help catch crooks faster.WKRG News 5 at 10
Man accused of shooting state senator’s son still at large - Lagniappe Mobile
According to the Foley Police Department, officers responded to reports of a shooting on East Azalea Avenue shortly after 7 a.m., June 18. Before a suspect was named publicly, the FPD identified Akil Figures as the victim of the shooting. He was shot two times.
New $85 million hotel coming to Gulf Shores
According to a press release, "the 398,000-square foot project will be anchored by a 229-room Embassy Suites hotel and will include a fine dining restaurant, street front retail and a 23,000-square foot outdoor rooftop featuring a pool, bar, lounge and event terrace overlooking the recently renovate
Inmate in standoff with corrections offficers inside Mobile Metro Jail
MOBILE, Alabama - The Mobile County Sheriffs Office confirms to News 5 that a standoff with an inmate is currently ongoing inside Moblie Metro Jail. According to a spokesperson the incident is occurring in the "Federal Wedge" with an inmate who refuses to follow commands. MCS K-9 units have been b
Alabama balks at funding to return Amtrak to Gulf Coast for 1st time since Hurricane Katrina
Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi have to commit almost $35 million total over three years by Thursday to be eligible for the same amount in federal funds that would let Amtrak trains run from New Orleans eastward to Mobile, Alabama.The Southern Rail Commission says Louisiana and Mississippi have b
BREAKING: Multiple agencies respond to Elberta fire
ELBERTA, AL (WKRG) - Multiple agencies are responding to a fire on Olive Street in Elberta.Foley fire officials confirm they are assisting Elberta fire fighters with several trucks at the scene.News 5 is headed to the scene. Watch News 5 This Morning for the latest information.
It's angler vs. shark at the Gulf State Park Pier
LIVE: Gulf State Park Pier Shark Fishing begins now! http://www.wkrg.com/news/baldwin-county/shark-fishing-season-announced-for-gulf-state-park-pier/1242099742Posted byWKRGon Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Man arrested in connection to Amber Alert for 7-week old girl
MPD announces arrest in connection to AMBER alert issued Saturday night. WKRG Chad Petri is there. Read more here: http://www.wkrg.com/news/mobile-county/mobile-police-seek-help-locating-7-week-old-girl/1244075751Posted byWKRGon Sunday, June 17, 2018