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Student found with gun at Murphy High School in Mobile
A student at Mobile’s Murphy High School was caught with a gun on campus early Wednesday morning. The 10th grader was found playing dice in a bathroom when an assistant principal found the students and began searching them, according to Rena Phillips with the Mobile County Public School Systems. Mob
Mobile couple raided by undercover sheriff, dozens of marijuana plants found
A married couple were arrested Wednesday after narcotics officers raided their home and found dozens of marijuana plants and other drugs. Jaclyn and Jessie Forbes, 35 and 39, respectively, were arrested in the early hours of the morning on Maryknoll Drive in West Mobile, according to the Mobile Coun
Visitors get jewelry, money and electronics stolen while staying at Mobile Marriott
MOBILE, Ala. -- Some Mobile visitors are heading back home, with a sour taste in their mouths. That's because of an incident at a local hotel after someone went on a shopping spree, stealing from the victim's luggage, inside their rooms.
Walmarts across the nation are hosting a 'Baby Savings Day'
MOBILE, Ala. (WFLA/WKRG) - From car seats, to sippy cups, to diaper bags and pacifiers there's a lot that goes into a new baby and now Walmart is having a day to help new parents out.
Eco-Team seeks volunteers for Mobile Mardi Gras recycling
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — This year's Carnival season got off to a huge start this weekend, with more than 100,000 parade goers both Friday and Saturday nights. And even though they took home hundreds of pounds of beads, MoonPies and other throws, they left behind a great deal of trash, much of it recyc
Mobile County DA's Office: Bartenders who sold alcohol to underage drinker held accountable
MOBILE, Ala. -- The Mobile County District Attorney's Office says two Mobile bartenders are being held accountable for selling alcohol to an underage drinker. And that 19-year-old drinker faces a manslaughter charge.
BREAKING: Mobile police arrest woman accused of abandoning her child at Walmart
UPDATE: (4:00 am) Mobile Police have arrested 41-year-old Takiasha Montgomery after she allegedly abandoned her child at a local Walmart. Montgomery has been charged with child abandonment. Montgomery also faces four charges from a previous warrant. Those charges include second-degree assault, expir
Mobile man stabbed at bus stop
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — A Mobile woman says she watched a man stab her 32-year-old brother while they were waiting at the bus stop at the intersection of Michael Blvd and Montlimar Drive Wednesday afternoon.
Democratic delegation holding Mobile town hall Thursday
The Mobile area’s Democratic state legislators will hold a “town hall and listening tour meeting” Thursday in Mobile. The event will feature Reps. Adline Clarke, Napoleon Bracy, Sam Jones and Barbara Drummond, along with Sen. Vivian Figures. According to promotional information it is intended to “pr
ALDOT looking at $3 to $6 tolls for new bridge
Tolls along the entire 10-mile stretch of the proposed Mobile River Bridge could range between $3 and $6, a project spokeswoman has confirmed. While the public has known about planned tolls on the bridge, bayway and Wallace Tunnel to help fund the expensive project since as early as July, Alabama De
Tiffany Perez, mother of accused cop killer, back in Mobile Metro Jail
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The mother of the man accused of killing a Mobile Police Officer is back in jail Tuesday morning. Tiffany Perez was booked into Mobile Metro Jail just before 7:30am on Tuesday.
Pedestrian struck on Airport Blvd. in Mobile
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle on Airport Blvd. just west of I-65. Mobile Fire-Rescue says one person was transported to University Hospital with severe injuries.
Springhill Ave. shopping center shooting suspect gets bond
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — The bond hearing for Terrence Sims, Jr. was held Wednesday morning on the murder charge connected with theSpringhill Ave shooting death of Christopher Edwards.
Mobile needs a new sister city
I personally do not know if there has been two cities more perfectly aligned historically economically and politically for a sister city partnership than Montreal, Canada and Mobile, Alabama. As you may know, sister city partnerships were created after World War II to promote ‘citizen diplomacy’ and
Mobile Marriott breaks silence after rash of thefts at hotel
Mobile Marriott is finally speaking out after some allegations of theft at their hotel. The hotel's General Manager Rose Lowe hand delivered a statement to FOX 10 news at the hotel Tuesday after being pressed for answers.
Two Alabama men arrested during early morning drug bust
FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Authorities say they arrested two men during a Wednesday morning drug raid. The DeKalb County Special Response Team (SRT) searched a home on Jackson County Road 163 near Henagar. During the search, authorities say they found Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and firearms.
Another midtown Mobile business has become the target of thieves.
MOBILE, Al.- (WKRG) Midtown store owner says thief broke into her business and stole jewelry. In surveillance video sent to WKRG News 5 from the owner of Innova Arts on Old Shell Road, two men are seen walking around the business. You later see one man running out of the store carrying something. Sh
Post Uber, Mobile continues to see fewer DUI arrests
While police don’t believe there’s any direct correlation, data indicates the number of arrests for driving under the influence (DUI) plummeted after ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft became available in Mobile and have stayed down since.
ADA: gun used in murder at shoe store was stolen
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Mobile County Assistant District Attorney Keith Blackwood says the murder that happened inside Laced shoe store on February 9 was committed with a stolen gun.
Navy Week returns to Mobile for Mardi Gras
A group from the U.S. Navy will partake in one of the largest parties along the Gulf Coast this year. Just like in 2017, Mobile will be a host city for Navy Week, an event meant to expose smaller cities to the Navy. And as in 2017, the event will coincide with some of the city’s biggest Mardi Gras e