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Matt Blake, Gulf Shores hoping to 'finish' more games during 2018 season

However, considering the Dolphins won just one game combined in the previous two years and that Matt Blake took over as head coach in the middle of the summer, those three wins were definitely a sign of progress.

AL.COM - 2018-08-15 06:12:00

U.S. Marshals arrest Georgia fugitive in Baldwin County

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) - U.S. Marshals and the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office worked together to arrest a fugitive wanted out of Atlanta. The dramatic arrest was caught on cell phone video by a News 5 viewer outside J&M Tackle in Orange Beach on Tuesday afternoon.U.S. Marshals were tipped off th

WKRG - 2018-08-15 17:20:46

Buc-ee's travel center bringing 200-250 jobs to Alabama

Buc-ee's, a chain of 33 convenience stores in Texas, is opening its first travel station outside the Lone Star State in Baldwin County.

AL.COM - 2018-08-14 16:19:00

Rabid fox attack's woman's dog in Loxley

A fox later found to be rabid attacked a dog on County Road 65 in rural Loxley Tuesday. A woman was in her yard with the dog when the fox appeared. She contacted the Loxley Police Department for assistance and then beat the fox off her dog with a long pole. The police arrived, shot the fox, and sent

WKRG - 2018-08-15 21:50:07

Foley woman dies in overnight crash

An overnight single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Foley woman.Around 12:55 am Tuesday, August 8 24-year-old Jordan Ashley Guthrie was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado when she failed to notice a curve causing her vehicle to leave the road. The car hit an embankment and overturned. Alaba


Mobile teen wanted for murder arrested during traffic stop in Northwest Florida

Russell was found during a traffic stop on State Road 87 and Farrington Road by the Florida Highway Patrol. In the report from FHP, he was a passenger in a white SUV, pulled over for speeding. A trooper says he could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the SUV and started a criminal investi

WKRG - 2018-08-16 02:36:59

Mayor to pull stadium deal if council doesn’t vote - Lagniappe Mobile

“We’ve been dealing with this issue since June 22,” he said. “It’s time for the council to vote. Actually, it’s past time for the council to vote.”

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2018-08-15 21:35:33

Walmart opens first Alabama distribution center in Mobile

It’s the first distribution center in the state of Alabama, and sixth in the nation. The building itself covers 2.6 million square feet, 45 football fields can fit inside the facility. This center helps serve about 700 Walmart stores in Alabama, Mississippi and beyond, creating a positive economic i

WKRG - 2018-08-14 18:43:01

Pensacola fishermen catch 12-foot tiger shark at Fort Pickens

Jack Moran, David Smith and other local fishermen struggled with a 12-foot tiger shark on Friday night but finally roped it in after an hour of work.Courtesy of Jack Moran/Yakin with Jack, Pensacola News Journal

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 17:16:00

Keel Laid for Future USNS Puerto Rico

A ceremony celebrating the keel authentication of the Navy’s 11th Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, the future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11), was held last week at Austal USA’s Mobile, Ala. shipyard.


Mississippi to close red snapper fishing season on Friday

FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, fresh red snapper are iced and ready for sale at a seafood shop in Bon Secour, Ala. Recreational anglers on the Gulf Coast are planning a floating demonstration against tight federal limits on the popular fish for June 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

WKRG - 2018-08-15 09:28:47

Gulf Shores city schools prep for next year

"We had almost 50 people at that board meeting. Usually if 50 people are coming to a meeting it's because they are upset about something, but this was a "truly want to be involved"," said Akin.

MYNBC15.COM - 2018-08-14 16:11:12

First day of school in Baldwin County 2018-2019 school year

Robertsdale, AL (WKRG) - BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) -- We're halfway through August and Baldwin County students go back to class this morning. It's expected to be a busy day at one of the fastest growing school districts in the state.

WKRG - 2018-08-15 10:36:58

"The worse day," Family, friends say goodbye to Josie Jones

"This is the hardest time I've ever had," says Alize Marshall, "ever thought about having."


Wreck causing delays on I-10 EB Bayway

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —According to Mobile Traffic, there is a wreck on I-10 EB Bayway at mile marker 35 causing major delays.Use caution and take an alternate route if possible.


Neighbors concerned after body found in pasture in Theodore

A body was found in a pasture off Kooiman Road in Theodore Sunday afternoon, many were concerned who it was. Neighbors say a 17-year-old girl who was out jogging made the discovery. The story: https://bit.ly/2nBpupR


Facebook threats lead to felony conviction for Fairhope man

United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announces that United States District Court Judge William H. Steele sentenced Matthew Dean Adams of Fairhope on August 14, 2018 to time served since his incarceration on February 22, 2018 for participating in interstate thre


Official: Mobile police body cam ruling strikes public, police balance

James Barber, the city's executive director of public safety, who was the chief of police when one of his officers pepper sprayed McGill-Toolen students in September of that year, said that the decision to release the body cam footage would ultimately not set a precedent.


Reward offered after rare sea turtle strangled by beach chair

The Kemp's Ridley sea turtle, which is critically endangered and one of the rarest types of sea turtle, was found dead and washed ashore at the Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge on Alabama's Gulf Coast.


Local families of missing women on edge after body found

Earlier this month, we were the only station there when Brittany's mom, Chessie, met with the family of another missing woman's family - Danniella Vian.