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Mobile Police name suspect in crash that killed Faith Academy employee
Skoda was taken to University Hospital and died Tuesday. Skoda was a former educator, principal and bookkeeper at Faith Academy. Police say after the crash, Hobson carjacked a Good Samaritan who pulled over to help. Hobson was arrested five miles away at the Dollar General on Three Notch Road near G
Monroe County man dies in accident involving log truck
The fatal accident happened shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the intersection of Alabama 21 and Monroe 42, according to Alabama State Troopers.
Mobile Police investigate shooting in West Mobile
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Mobile Police are investigating a shooting in West Mobile Tuesday evening.Mobile Police were at the scene on Stinson Court near Cody Road.Police tell News 5 the victim was transported to the hospital.No word on if there is a suspect in custody.News 5 will update this story as
BREAKING: Man involved in crash steals good Samaritans car
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- At least one person was injured in an accident on Shillinger Road South near Gregor.Around 6:45 this morning officers responded to a Walmart on a domestic call. A man involved in the incident left the scene. He crossed the median at one point and hit a car head on. A lady was
Woman Charged With Felony Child Abuse
Hallene Mae Benson, 38, was booked into the Escambia County Jail on charges of felony child abuse and resisting arrest.
Jackson County paramedic accused of sexual assault while transporting patient in an ambulance
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Department arrested and charged a man with sexual battery after they say a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her while being transported in an ambulance.According to the sheriff's department, the charge against 54-year-old James Lave
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CWEMC linemen help restore powerClarke-Washington EMC sent four linemen to assist Pea River Electric Cooperative in Ozark to help restore power after Hurricane Michael's landfall.More...Ribbon cuttingThe official grand opening for the Greyhound bus stop in Jackson was conducted Monday, Oct. 15. Grey
Neighbors hear gunshots near Duval Street
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- A heavy police presence at the intersection of Duval Street and Antwerp Street.Neighbors tell us gunshots were heard in the area and police were called. At least seven officers were on scene as they searched for suspicious activity.At this time it appears no one was injured.
Sheriff’s candidates talk about issues - The Atmore Advance
The campaign for Escambia County’s next sheriff is winding down as Election Day nears on Nov. 6, 2018.The Brewton Standard and The Atmore Advance asked the two candidates — Heath Jackson, a republican, and Mike Lambert, a democrat — a set of questions relating to the sheriff’s office.Each candidate
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.
MPD: Pedestrian startled by dog, jumps into traffic
MOBILE, Ala. -- A pedestrian who was startled by a dog that caused him to jump into traffic was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.Mobile Police said that at about 11 a.m. Monday officers responded to the area of Pleasant Valley Road at Kenny Street a
Florida Highway Patrol confirms fatal crash in Pensacola
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) - Officers with the Florida Highway Patrol have confirmed a fatal crash in Pensacola. It happened just after midnight at the intersection of Mobile Highway and Tonawanda Drive. We aren't sure how many people were involved in the fatal crash. We will keep you posted of any upda
Benefit set for cancer victim
Autumn Hasting has stage three aggressive melanoma, a form of skin cancer. On October 10, she had extensive surgery in Mobile. She has been to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and doctors there are telling the oncologist at Women’s and Children’s Hospital how to treat her.
Officer honored for befriending student in Bay Minette
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WALA) - A school resource officer in Baldwin County is being recognized for going above and beyond.BMPD Officer Ronald Saladin patrols halls with first grade helperOfficer Ronald Saladin was honored in Bay Minette after making a touching connection with one particular student, Bra
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
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.
Hurricane Michael: Escambia County schools raise money for schools in Gulf, Bay counties
Buy PhotoDonald Howell helps Rick Gaddy remove debris from his garage after Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida on Monday, October 15, 2018.Gregg Pachkowski, Gregg Pachkowskiemail@example.comFullscreen
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.
Man struck by vehicle near Pleasant Valley Road
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —A man has been struck by a vehicle in the area of Pleasant Valley Road and Kenny Street.A man was walking down the sidewalk when a neighbor's dog startled him.He jumped in the road and was hit by a vehicle.He flipped in the air and landed right on his head.He was knocked unconsc
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