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Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand They Pay

“I didn’t feel like I had a prayer,” said Crystal Thompson of Eight Mile, Ala., whom Walmart accused — mistakenly, an employee later acknowledged — of shoplifting about $70 in groceries. A lawyer for Walmart threatened a lawsuit if she didn’t pay $200.

MSN.COM - 2018-08-18 12:00:45

Sports | www.southalabamian.com | The South Alabamian

Undefeated heavyweight boxer Robert Alfonso (16-0) will spar heavyweights from Germany and France as part of Skyy South's Grand Reopening Saturday, Aug. 18th, at 1 p.m.More...


Century Woman Charged With Attacking Neighbor’s Porch, Clawing At Deputies

Shirley Ann Knight, 62, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, criminal mischief with property damage and resisting arrest. She remained in the Escambia County Jail with bond set at $6,000.

NORTHESCAMBIA.COM - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Truck out of control and man running from crash scene

MOBILE, Ala (WKRG) - WKRG News 5 has obtained EXCLUSIVE surveillance video of a truck careening out of control, and man running from a deadly crash scene.

WKRG - 2018-08-17 19:02:36

Search called off for missing woman - The Brewton Standard

According to Conecuh County Sheriff Randy Brock, a father and son riding four-wheelers Sunday on an unnamed road about three miles off the Range Road in the southwest corner of Conecuh County discovered a red 2010 Toyota Corolla belonging to Shari Christine Saunders, 67, of Norfolk, Va., who has bee

BREWTON STANDARD - 2018-08-16 19:40:29

Walmart Officially Opens Mobile, Alabama, Distribution Hub - Area Development

The Arkansas-based retailer’s 2.6 million-square-foot facility will supply several regionaldistribution centersthat support approximately 700 Walmart stores in Alabama, Mississippi and beyond. The Mobile facility currently employs 575 full-time workers, with plans calling for a total of 750 once it’

AREADEVELOPMENT.COM - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

Mobile Mayor Stimpson’s do-or-die ultimatum jeopardizes city funding for University of South Alabama stadium - Yellowhammer News

In the span of the nine years since, the urgency for South Alabama Jaguar football has gone from decades to days – a message conveyed by Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. On Wednesday, Stimpson issued an ultimatum to the Mobile City Council: Vote of South Alabama stadium funding or the deal was off.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - 2018-08-17 17:31:09

Search continues for missing woman from Virginia

EVERGREEN, Ala. (WPMI) —The search will continue for Shari Saunders, the woman from Virginia who has been missing for almost two weeks.Saunders was traveling from Virginia to visit family in Monroeville but never arrived.She was last seen on surveillance video at a gas station in Evergreen on August

MYNBC15.COM - 2018-08-17 06:46:50

'Out of order': Unrest continues in Gulf Shores over apartment complex

A sign along Regency Road in Gulf Shores, Ala., lets residents know when the next Gulf Shores City Council meeting is taking place. Residents are planning to show up to council and planning commission meetings to object to a proposed 206-unit apartment complex. (John Sharp/jsharp@al.com).

AL.COM - 2018-08-17 16:09:00

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Bear roams through Saraland subdivision

SARALAND, Ala. (WKRG) -- A homeowner's surveillance camera captured a bear roaming through the Weatherby subdivision in Saraland. Residents say the bear did get into some trash, but no one was hurt. The bear was not captured. Officials are asking Weatherby residents to be cautious.


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


1 dead, 1 injured after car crash in Mobile

One male was found dead inside a car that crashed tonight near a Mobile Walgreens and another male was found injured at a beauty supply a few blocks away, according to Mobile police.The incident happened about 7:25 p.m. when police responded to a wreck at Walgreens at 1320 Government Street."Upon ar

AL.COM - 2018-08-16 21:10:00

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


Mobile Police investigate accident on Government Street, 2 lanes blocked

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- The Mobile Police and Mobile Fire-Rescue are on the scene of an accident on Government Street and Michigan Avenue.Police have blocked off the westbound lanes of Government Street were blocked to traffic. Traffic is being diverted on to the turn lane.News 5 is on the scene gath

WKRG - 2018-08-17 01:04:32

Strike continues at local Coca-Cola locations one week later

The strike at Coca-Cola locations on the Gulf Coast continues one week later. More than 200 employees at the Coca-Cola locations in Mobile, Robertsdale, Leroy, and Ocean Springs have been on strike since August 9.

WKRG - 2018-08-16 23:31:21

Toddler among those injured in West Mobile attack

There is a large police presence in a West Mobile neighborhood. It's happening in the 7000 block of Wynnridge


Dirty 30 to hold open house - The Atmore Advance

Dirty 30 Southern Heat Wrestling is holding an open house this Sat., Aug. 18, from noon until 3 p.m. at their sportatorium at 109 W. Ridgeley St., in Atmore.Founder Danny Rolin said well-known wrestling stars Buff Bagwell and Bullet Armstrong will be in attendance.“We want to let people see what’s g


Missing woman’s car found - The Atmore Advance

ECSO Chief Deputy Mike Lambert said that it’s an Escambia County case, but that Saunders was reportedly last seen in a Love’s Truck Stop in Evergreen, which is on Exit 93 on I-65.


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


Boyle honored by State of Alabama

During the ceremony, Ms. Boyle was presented with a certificate, an award and a medal by Todd Cotton, Acting Commissioner, Alabama Department of Senior Services.