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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: 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

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

Newk's location closes for Michael assistance

"It's the same thing it’s just on a much larger scale, a lot of procuring product, it’s hard to get that here, our regional manager has done a good job of getting products here in a timely fashion so we can use it," said Assistant GM Whitney. In talking with the staff a lot of them are glad to do t

WKRG - 2018-10-15 09:23:54

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


Business owners searching for people responsible for breaking into coke machines

According to the group, the same people have broken into at least three different businesses, including Maw Maws Country Market in Robertsdale and an apartment complex in Foley.

WKRG - 2018-10-14 23:49:22

Family demanding justice in Prichard shooting

PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) -- - Prichard Police are looking for a shooting suspect in a deadly incident from Friday night. Ricky Glenn Jr. was shot and killed outside St. Stephens Woods Apartments.This case has few answers so far. Here's what we know at this point. The shooting happened between 6:30 t

WKRG - 2018-10-15 09:28:34

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

Death penalty reduced to life for Alabama man who killed his 4 kids: report

Lam Luong, 38, of Bayou La Batre, threw the children off of the Dauphin Island Bridge on the morning of Jan. 7, 2008. The bodies of Ryan Phan, 3; Hannah Luong, 2; Lindsey Luong, 1; and Danny Luong, 4 months, were found one by one during a two-week search along the coasts of Alabama, Mississippi and

NOLA.COM - 2018-10-15 15:08:00

Alabama commit Tanner Bowles wants to go against the best

His team may not win a state championship and he may not win Mr. Football, Gatorade Player of the Year or the Hornung Award given to the state’s top player. However, don’t doubt that Glasgow lineman Tanner Bowles is a special player.

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2018-10-15 15:25:00

Latest On The Injury To Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates beating the Georgia Bulldogs in overtime to win the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

THESPUN.COM - 2018-10-14 13:11:00

Hurricane Michael survivor shares story: 'It's the most scared I've ever been in my life.'

"The whole house shook. It felt like the whole house was going to come apart at some point. Luckily, it didn't. I'm amazed it didn't," said Day.

WEAR - 2018-10-14 12:12:57

Alabama Fans Are Freaking Out About What Jalen Hurts Did Tonight

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 18: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide rolls out to pass against the Mercer Bears at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)


"Out of Darkness" walk in Daphne supports survivors of suicide loss

DAPHNE, Ala. (WPMI) —Today the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held its "Out of the Darkness Walk".It's an event to raise awareness and funds for the AFSP, a national non-profit that supports survivors of suicide loss.The walk itself happened at Daphne city hall.Participants wore colored

WPMI - 2018-10-14 18:21:21

Daphne Search and Rescue assist Hurricane Michael victims

DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Daphne Search and Rescue have jumped into action to assist Hurricane Michael victims.According to a Facebook post the group reached out to families hard hit by Hurricane Michael in Marianna, Florida. They arrived Saturday with needed supplies and manpower.Daphne Search and Res


The Latest: 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.


Alabama Is Bringing Back Dixieland Delight, But Wants Fans To Sing New Lyrics

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 26: AJ McCarron #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide kisses girlfriend Katherine Webb after their 45-10 win over the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)


Despite delayed start, Shrimp Fest sees high turnout

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) -- Turnout was high for the first day of the 47th Annual National Shrimp festival, despite concerns from organizers that the delayed start would turn people away. The event began Friday morning at 10, instead of Thursday morning.


Hurricane damage closes Gulf State Park Pier

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) -- Hurricane Michael has closed the Gulf State Park Pier due to damage.The pier will be closed today and tomorrow(Thursday, Oct. 11).More details to follow.


Much delayed Shrimp Fest finally underway

Elaine Dannemiller was on her way to the festival today but she, like many others, made a very special stop to donate blood.