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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.

WKRG - 2018-10-16 20:46:33

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

WKRG - 2018-10-17 20:12:18

Pensacola woman arrested after child allegedly exposed to drugs, needles in her car

Nikki Sharri Porter, 32, was charged with child neglect, drug possession, drug equipment possession and fraud for the Oct. 15 incident.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-17 17:29:00

Escambia County man arrested on child sexual battery charges

Nicholas MoorePENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — An Escambia County man is behind bars for allegedly sexually abusing two children.27-year-old Nicholas Moore is charged with sexual battery of a child under 16, and sexual battery of a child under 12.According to an arrest report, the alleged abuse was reported

WKRG - 2018-10-17 16:20:04

Milton woman charged in deadly drive-by shooting appears in court

Kyhem Johnson, Dedric Davis, and Walter Ford were all convicted in the drive-by back in September.

WEAR - 2018-10-16 16:20:29

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.

NORTHESCAMBIA.COM - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

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

WKRG - 2018-10-17 20:40:01

2 Lamar High teens, woman killed when Jeep crashes into parked truck on shoulder of IH-20

LINDALE, Texas — Two Lamar High School teenagers and a woman where killed early Monday morning when the vehicle they were traveling inside collided with a truck parked on the shoulder of IH-20 in Smith County, authorities say.

WFAA - 2018-10-16 15:34:15

Pensacola man conned elderly woman by telling her donation was to build church, police say

Rozell Adams, 62, allegedly approached an acquaintance of the victim, saying he could offer a profit in return for a small cash investment. The victim told Pensacola Police Department officers on Sept. 28 that she and several other people had met Adams at Whataburger on North 9th Avenue earlier this

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-10-16 16:50:00

News | www.southalabamian.com | The South Alabamian

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

SOUTHALABAMIAN.COM - 2018-10-18 00:00:00

Former elementary teacher convicted of abusing child with autism

The victim, a 5-year-old boy with autism, was non-verbal. The State Attorney’s Office said Stillions tripped, kneed, and shoved the boy to the ground.


Off duty officer, citizens stop DUI driver - The Atmore Advance

A Century, Fla. man was arrested Oct. 13 on driving under the influence and reckless driving charges on Highway 31, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.Chief Deputy Mike Lambert said that Michael Orlando McWilliams, 45, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, reckles

ATMORE ADVANCE - 2018-10-17 05:04:14

Suspected prowler accused of pretending to be an Okaloosa County deputy

Mark TymonCRESTVIEW, Fla. (WKRG) — A suspected prowler tried to convince a woman in Okaloosa County that he was a deputy.Mark Tymon, 45, is charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer and prowling.According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, a woman who lives on Feldon Drive says Tymo


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.


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

ATMORE ADVANCE - 2018-10-17 05:00:46

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.


Video: Llano River flooding again; bridge collapses

Several bridges and roads in the Llano area have been closed due to high water, including Ranch-to-Market Road 2323, Ranch-to-Market Road 152, Texas 29 and Texas 71, and the bridge on Farm-to-Market Road 2900 near Kingsland has collapsed into the river.

STANDARD-TIMES - 2018-10-16 14:41:00

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


Mark Your Calendar: 16th Annual Conecuh Sausage Festival

The Evergreen-Conecuh Chamber of Commerce, along with the City of Evergreen presents the 16th annual Conecuh Sausage Festival on Saturday, October 20th, with festivities starting two days earlier on Thursday October 18th.


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