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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
Official: Mobile police body cam ruling strikes public, police balance
James Barber, the city's executive director of public safety, who was the chief of police when one of his officers pepper sprayed McGill-Toolen students in September of that year, said that the decision to release the body cam footage would ultimately not set a precedent.
Mobile Police release new audio clip of Chevron shooting suspect
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police continue to ask the public for help identifying the suspect in a shooting two weeks ago at a Chevron gas station. Three people inside the gas station at Sage and Emogene were shot around 11:30 pm on Tuesday, July 31.
200th inmate graduates from Mobile Metro Jail GED program
When Blake Aeberle's name was called at Mobile Metro Jail Tuesday morning, he became the first of the latest group of inmates to graduate from the General Education Diploma program at the jail. He also became the 200th to graduate from the program since it was developed in 2010.According to Warden
Two New Yorkers arrested on ID theft charges in Prichard
Altagracia Fortunato, 29, and Franyel Rodriguez, 24, were booked into Metro Jail Monday evening. Jail records show both have home addresses in New York.
Take the IRS "Paycheck Checkup"
MOBILE, Ala - With 2018 more than halfway over, the Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers who haven’t performed a “Paycheck Checkup” to take a few minutes now to prevent an unexpected tax bill and penalties next year at tax time. The checkup tool will allow taxpayers to know if they are having th
Mobile County gearing up for more emergency calls
SEMMES, Ala. (WKRG) -- Mobile County EMS is gearing up to respond to more calls. Starting in September, the county will be primarily responsible for medical calls outside mobile city limits.
Keel Laid for Future USNS Puerto Rico
A ceremony celebrating the keel authentication of the Navy’s 11th Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, the future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11), was held last week at Austal USA’s Mobile, Ala. shipyard.
Neighbors concerned after body found in pasture in Theodore
THEODORE, Ala. (WKRG) - A body was found in a pasture off Kooiman Road in Theodore Sunday afternoon, many were concerned who it was. Neighbors say a 17-year-old girl who was out jogging made the discovery.
Second case of Vibrio confirmed in Mobile County
Of the more than 70 species of Vibrio that exist, about a dozen can cause human illness — known as Vibriosis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that each year in the United States 80,000 individuals become sick with Vibriosis, and 100 people die from their infection. About 52,
Local families of missing women on edge after body found
Earlier this month, we were the only station there when Brittany's mom, Chessie, met with the family of another missing woman's family - Danniella Vian.
Foley woman dies in overnight crash
An overnight single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Foley woman.Around 12:55 am Tuesday, August 8 24-year-old Jordan Ashley Guthrie was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado when she failed to notice a curve causing her vehicle to leave the road. The car hit an embankment and overturned. Alaba
Pet of the Week: Meet Bailey, the Shih-Tzu-Terrier mix
Our pet of the week is 10-month-old Shih Tzu/Terrier mix up for adoption at the Mobile SPCA. She is the happiest little dog we've seen in a long time! She's a little bit bigger than a typical Shih Tzu, but she should not grow anymore. She's about 20 pounds. Her fur is gorgeous with a lot of differen
Wreck causing delays on I-10 EB Bayway
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —According to Mobile Traffic, there is a wreck on I-10 EB Bayway at mile marker 35 causing major delays.Use caution and take an alternate route if possible.
No injuries in school bus crash on Moffett Road
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Mobile Police tell News 5's Kenny Fowler there were no injuries in an accident involving a school bus.The accident happened on Moffett Road at the East I-65 Service Road.It is not known if students were on the bus at the time of the accident.
Human case of West Nile Virus found in Mobile County
The latest advisory from the MCHD corrects an earlier bulletin. On Aug. 8, the MCHD said it had detected the virus in a sentinel chicken in Mobile's midtown 36604 ZIP code. It now says that's where the first human case of the year was detected. Due to patient privacy issues, the MCHD provided no det
BREAKING: Body found in Theodore
THEODORE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Mobile Police tell News 5 a body was found in the 5000 block of Kooiman Road.News 5 is heading to the scene and working to find out more information.
Body found near Kooiman Road in Theodore
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How A Racist Alabama Couple Pulled A Gun On A Black Woman And Her Child While Going Back To School Shopping (Video)
Not surprisingly, there’s another day that white supremacists bother black people that are minding their business for simply being black. This time, it comes in Mobile, Alabama where a racist couple pulled out a gun on a Tyra Jones, a black woman who was in her car taking her child back to school sh
Austal USA Authenticates Keel of 11th Spearhead-Class Expeditionary Fast Transport
EPF 11or the futureUSNS Puerto Ricois set to enter construction following the ceremony, and will be the thirdU.S. Navyship to carry the island’s name, Naval Sea Systems Commandsaid Thursday.