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Homicide investigation underway in Orange Beach

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) - A homicide investigation is underway after a body was found Thursday. Orange Beach Police say the body was found near Wolf Bay off Canal Road. News 5 has a crew on the way to the scene. We will bring you more details as they come in.

WKRG - 2018-03-22 20:29:08

LISTEN: 911 call after 325-pound woman allegedly sat on, killed 9-year-old

PENSACOLA, FL (WKRG) - Prosecutors have released a 911 call that shed light on the moments after a 325-pound Pensacola woman allegedly sat on and killed her 9-year-old cousin. Veronica Posey, 64, is charged in the death of her cousin Dericka Lindsey, who died in October when police say Posey sat on

WKRG - 2018-03-22 17:16:53

Two injured, one killed in pair of Silverhill wrecks last weekend

SILVERHILL, Alabama - A pair of wrecks near Hill Road in Silverhill over the weekend resulted in a two serious injuries and one death. A Robertsdale man was pronounced dead on the scene of a single-vehicle accident early Friday morning, March 16, said Sgt. Michael Taylor, Silverhill's acting police

GULFCOASTNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-03-22 14:52:53

BREAKING: Chresal Threadgill named new Mobile County school superintendent

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) - The Mobile County Board of School Commissioners has voted unanimously to hire Chresal Threadgill as superintendent. Pending contract approval, he will take the position on July 2. Chresal Threadgill, current chief of staff for Mobile County Public Schools. Before taking the secon

WKRG - 2018-03-21 18:13:18

Rouses Market to Replace Winn Dixie in Orange Beach

(Courtesy: Rouses Market and Google Maps) ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) - One week after one grocery store in Orange Beach announced they were closing, another store has plans to replace them. Rouses Market announced Thursday that they plan to open a new location in Orange Beach on Perdido Beach Boulev

WKRG - 2018-03-22 15:47:51

Woman shot at West Mobile apartment complex has died, suspect in custody

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police are investigating a shooting at a West Mobile apartment complex. Police responded to the Dickens Ferry Apartments on Dickens Ferry Road off Old Shell late Wednesday afternoon. According to Mobile Police, a woman was shot and brought to Providence Hospital. Police

WKRG - 2018-03-21 23:13:57

Wanted Cantonment Man Arrested Day After High Speed Pursuit; Speeds Topped 100 MPH

Deputies have arrested a man they say led them on a high speed chase through North Escambia Monday night, reaching speeds of up to 110 mph. The Escambia County Sheriff's Office received a tip that Marcelo Adrian Reyes was on his way to his girlfriend's house in the 1500 block of Lake Drive in Canton

NORTHESCAMBIA.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

15-year-old flown to USA Medical Center after being struck by vehicle

Thursday, a 15-year-old male was life flighted to the USA Medical Center in Mobile after being hit by a commercial vehicle in Hancock County. The incident happened around 4 p.m. in the Silver Creek subdivision. Hancock County investigator Don Bass says the male was struck after he ran out in traffic

WLOX - 2018-03-23 02:42:43

NW Florida man gets 20 years for gang-related shooting

Suspect in case was sentenced Tuesday after pleading no contest to third-degree murder. PENSACOLA - A Northwest Florida man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a gang-related shooting that left one of his friends dead. Demetric Milhouse, 23, of Pensacola, was sentenced Tuesday after pleadin


Baldwin County 'bursting at the seams' with another school groundbreaking

We see it everywhere we go. Things are booming in South Alabama. The numbers for residential and commercial building permits in our area shows a lot of activity in 2017, but it's Baldwin County that's really bursting at the seams. Every school groundbreaking is a reminder that more and more people a

MYNBC15.COM - 2018-03-21 16:50:02

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


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


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


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


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


Police: Pensacola woman arrested after calling 911 several times

Abusing 911 - that's what led to the arrest of a Pensacola woman over the weekend. Mary Elaine King, 63, is facing a third-degree felony charge for public order crimes. Pensacola police are warning residents not to call unless it's a true emergency. Pensacola Police Department Public Information Off


Gulf Breeze City Council approves Tiger Point land sale to school district

The city of Gulf Breeze City Council voted Monday evening to accept the Santa Rosa County School District's offer to buy property on the west side of Tiger Point Golf Course for $1.9 million. In a 4-1 vote, the council approved the deal that would allow the school district to purchase 45 acres from


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


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


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