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Two teenagers arrested, charged with murder after man found dead in Mobile

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged in connection with a Mobile homicide. Mobile police discovered the victim, Lakendrick Lucy, in a home in the 100 block of North Ann Street on Wednesday morning. Police first called the incident a death investigation, before quickly ruling it a homicide. L

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 11:38:03

VIDEO: Mobile Police Need Help Identifying the Voice of a Robbery Suspect

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The Mobile Police Department needs the public's help to identify the male suspect in the video attached in reference to a commercial robbery at Subway. At around 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 13th, police responded to the Subway at 951 Shillinger Road where a robbery had just occurred

WKRG - 2017-09-21 00:01:06

Mobile Police arrests man in double homicide on Gulfwood Drive

Mobile police have made an arrest in last week's double homicide. Larry Jackson, 21, was arrested and charged Thursday with two counts of murder and one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling. On Sept. 12, police responded to a person down in the 400 block of Gulfwood Drive East. When police en

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 23:10:56

2 teens charged with murder in shooting death of Mobile man

Mobile police said two teens have been charged with murder in the death of a 40-year-old man. Jatavious Bailey and Jyquan Richardson, both 17, allegedly shot and killed Lakedrick Lucy on Wednesday. Police found Lucy decease at 6:01 a.m. while responding to a report of a person down in the 100 block

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 21:03:17

INCREDIBLE: Vacuum Cleaner Credited with Saving Lives in Mobile Shooting

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) - The late night shooting in the Navco area of Mobile could have been deadly had it not been for a vacuum cleaner. On Wednesday night, a suspect opened fire on a van filled with vacuum cleaner salesmen near Navco Road. One person inside the vehicle was sent to the hospital with inj

WKRG - 2017-09-21 15:08:24

Mobile City Council has spirited holiday events discussion

MOBILE - The Mobile City Council on Tuesday approved authorization for $120,157 for the Downtown Mobile Business Improvement District (BID) Base Line Services Agreement for four years, but not before some spirited discussion about an additional $40,000 for holiday events. In a 6-1 vote, councilmembe

THECALLNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Nicolas Cage receives key to city of Mobile; 'happy to be here'

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson visited actor Nicolas Cage on the set of the supernatural thriller "Between Worlds" on Wednesday afternoon and presented him with a key to the city in a Facebook Live post. "That key can get you in any door that you want to get in," Stimpson said. "I'm not sure you need t

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 22:19:04

Water Street Transformation Begins Second Phase in Downtown Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The City of Mobile announced Thursday morning that the second phase of the Water Street transformation will begin next week in downtown Mobile. Mayor Sandy Stimpson's office says they will begin fiber optic work on the traffic signals. They say these changes are necessary to he

WKRG - 2017-09-21 14:29:20

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma create minor traffic increase for Port of Mobile

Only in the shipping business could 32,000 tons of wood pulp, 20,000 tons of steel and a few hundred shipping containers be seen as an "incremental" amount of stuff to handle That's the impact that Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma had on the Port of Mobile, as Texas ports were shut down for a few

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 15:52:51

All you need to know to survive TenSixtyFive in Mobile: music, info and more

TenSixtyFive, a three-day, weekend music festival in downtown Mobile is rearing up to rock Mobile on September 29-October 1. And it's all free! The third installment of the festival will include music from huge national acts, as well as a sampling of the best the Mobile Bay has to offer year-round.

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 18:20:00

Let's get ahead of ourselves for once

First, your column, "Some legacy-building ideas for Stimpson" (Lagniappe, Sept. 14-20), was great. I always enjoy your insights. Secondly, you touched on something that may be worthy of consideration in a future article. Under the heading of "The Bridge," you said, "No one can really argue any longe

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2017-09-21 15:05:42

Mobile Police Investigating Death on Ann Street

MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) - Mobile Police are on the scene Wednesday morning of what they are calling a death investigation. Officers are currently investigating the area on North Ann Street near the Old Shell Road intersection. Mobile Police says the call came in around 6:30 a.m. and they are still in

WKRG - 2017-09-20 13:27:17

DeMarcus Cousins Returns to Mobile for "Boogie's Block Party"

Demarcus Cousins event Mobile, AL (WKRG) New Orleans Pelicans star and Mobile native DeMarcus Cousins will be back in his hometown this Saturday. It will be at Figures Park to begin work on a new basketball facility. Here are the details from a City of Mobile News Release: New Orleans Pelicans Sta

WKRG - 2017-09-20 09:54:56

Days after Kamden Johnson's death, 23 violations found at his Mobile day care

At the Mobile day care connected with the death of 5-year-old Kamden Johnson, investigators found 23 instances of non-compliance with new requirements for Alabama day cares that receive federal funding. Kamden Johnson's body was discovered lying on the side of the road a few miles from his day care,

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 15:50:03

EXCLUSIVE: Movie Star Nicolas Cage Given Key to the City by Mobile's Mayor

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) - Actor Nicolas Cage received the Key to the City by Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson on Wednesday. In a story you'll see tonight only on News 5 at 6:00, Cage was given the ceremonial token for the multiple films shot in Mobile in recent years. Stimpson visited the Oscar-winner on the s

WKRG - 2017-09-20 18:35:41

Amazon Sortation Facility Opens Next Month in Mobile County

UPDATE September 19th, 2017 Theodore, Alabama Construction continues for the new Amazon Sortation Facility in Theodore. Danny Moiren sent video of air conditioner unit being airlifted onto the building. Over the past couple months, Amazon has posted several jobs that are available at the Sortation C

WKRG - 2017-09-19 19:08:29

Possible Prank Call Leads to School Lockdown in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Burns Middle School off Girby Road was placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon because of a phone call a student made to 911. Dispatchers received a call and overheard a student threatening another student, which prompted Mobile Police to respond to the school. It's possible the p

WKRG - 2017-09-19 20:29:58

Mobile Police locate missing teen, return her to family

A Mobile teen has been reunited with her family shortly after a search was announced on Wednesday afternoon. Mobile Police released Wednesday that they were searching for assistance in locating 19-year-old Hanna Statkewicz. She was reported missing to authorities on September 7. At that time, she'd

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 19:31:14

Woman With Multiple Personality Disorder Missing in Mobile

Hanna Statkewicz MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police are asking for the public's help to find 19-year-old Hanna Statkewicz. Her mother reported her missing on September 7, 2017, according to police. Statkewicz was last seen on Hillcrest Road between Airport Boulevard and Old Shell Road. Statkewicz

WKRG - 2017-09-20 17:32:04

With no ice rink, Mobile trying to figure out what it wants for Christmas

The Mobile City Council's budget discussions took a sleigh-ride detour on Tuesday, with the revelation that the city won't present an ice-skating rink this winter but could opt to spend $40,000 bringing back the North Pole Stroll. On the bigger question of the 2017-2018 budget proposed by Mayor Sand

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 18:45:55