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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

2 injured, 1 detained after Tuesday pickups collision

City firefighters examine the wrecked vehicles Two people were taken by ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital, while a third person was apparently arrested by city police after a pair of pickups collided early Friday (March 23). Details were sketchy as police worked on their accident reports, but t

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 13:18:10

Deputy disciplined for beer bottle incident

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Disciplinary action has been handed down to the Mobile County Sheriff's Deputy who was caught with a beer bottle in his patrol car. Sergeant Joe Mahoney, who has served as the department spokesperson in the past, will face a 5-day suspension and have to do 20 hours of alcohol c

WKRG - 2018-03-24 15:26:44

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


Mobile County Sheriff's Office suspends deputy who had beer bottle in patrol vehicle

The Mobile County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the punishment levied on one of its deputies who left a beer bottle in his patrol vehicle. Sgt. Joe Mahoney received a five-day suspension and must complete 20 hours of alcohol counseling, said MCSO spokeswoman Lori Myles. The bottle was spotted by a

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-03-24 22:09:00

Double DUI - Both drivers charged after 2-vehicle crash

A LifeFlight helicopter lands at the wreck site. A violent two-vehicle crash that happened March 17 on Alabama 21 sent two teens to hospitals and both drivers to jail. The wreck occurred around 6:25 p.m. at the state highway's 4.8-mile marker, just in front of Dixie Catfish Shack. Atmore police dire


A show of support at Little River

At Little River, from left, Rick Oates, Greg Albritton, Alan Baker, Harry Shiver, Jane Russell, Gary Cole, Larry White. Maybe if the weather had been better, more people would have attended the reopening of Claude D. Kelley Recreational Area and Little River State Forest - commonly known as Little R


Three arrested for breaking into cars at Gulf State Park Pier

Kastellio Vaughan (left), Alexandria McKellon (middle) and Keyvon Fields (right) GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) - Three people from Mobile County are facing charges in Baldwin County for allegedly breaking into cars. Kastellio Vaughan of Eight Mile, Alexandria McKellon of Prichard and Keyvon Fields of Chi


Flomaton Man Enters Plea In 2016 State Line Shooting

An Atmore man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for an April 2016 shooting death in Flomaton. Devonte DeShawn Rollins faced up to 20 years in state prison for the shooting death of 18-year old Kenneth Harris, Jr. at a home on Lender Street, an area directly on the Alabama-Florida state line off All


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


Sheriff: Clarke County shooting death will go to grand jury

The shooting death of Christopher Lindsey in the Basic community, just north of Enterprise, will be presented to the next available grand jury following autopsy results, according to Clarke County Sheriff Todd Kemp. An argument Thursday afternoon between Christopher Lindsey and his wife, Heidi Lind

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-03-23 19:30:00

FDOC: Woman Stopped From Introducing Drugs Into Century Prison

The Florida Department of Corrections said a woman was stopped from introducing contraband into Century Correctional Institution last Saturday. CCI's K-9 Interdiction Team detected illegal drugs inside a visitor's vehicle. The woman consented to a vehicle search, and institutional staff discovered i


Mobile man charged with murder in shooting of woman at apartment complex

Mobile Police made an arrest overnight in a murder investigation. Kenneth Lamared Smith, 24, is charged with the shooting death of his 21-year-old girlfriend. The shooting happened at Dickens Ferry Apartments near Old Shell Road Wednesday. Police have not released the victim's name or a motive. Smit


Mobile man among two dead in Mississippi crash

The crash occurred on Highway 614 near Otis Cooper Road at 6 a.m. and claimed the life of one woman and one man, according to MHP officials. When officials arrived on the scene, they said it appeared a 54-year-old man from Mobile was traveling west on Highway 614 in a maroon 2009 Honda Pilot. The H


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


Atmore man enters blind plea

The Atmore man charged with murder in the 2016 shooting death of a Flomaton teen took a blind plea, according to Escambia County District Attorney Steve Billy. Billy told The Brewton Standard that Devonta DeShawn Rollins faces two to 20 years in prison. He pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of mans


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


Agerton to serve another term

Robert Douglas Agerton is looking forward to serving another term as the Judge of Probate of Escambia County, Ala. "No one qualified to run against me this time so I will continue for another term," Agerton said. "I really enjoy what I am doing and hope to continue serving the public at least anothe


Mobile County high-speed chase ends in two arrests

Two people were arrested earlier this week after taking two law enforcement agencies on high-speed chases. Jerry Partain, 37, and Victoria Williams, 26, managed to allude Mobile Police Department at around 6.45 p.m. Monday on Theodore Dawes Road. Partain refused to pull over and led officers to Padg


When the hospital released a suicidal Hurley man, he went straight to a bridge and jumped | The Sun Herald

Randy Vermilyea of Hurley was determined to die. Jackson County Sheriff's deputies spent 90 minutes talking him off the ledge of the Pascagoula River Bridge in the predawn hours of Oct. 12, 2014. They took him to Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula, where doctors and a nurse assessed and released h