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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
MPD: Mom charged in connection to fight which led to shooting
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- Mobile Police are charging a mother who they say encouraged a fight a Ladd-Peebles Stadium that led to her and her teenage son being shot.It happened October 9th around 5:30 p.m. Chief Lawrence Battiste says 40-year-old Danielle Campbell drove several of her children to Ladd t
Foley Beach Express intersection to get major overhaul
The intersection of County Road 8 and the Foley Beach Express in Gulf Shores will soon be getting a big makeover. Gulf Shores city officials said it’s a critical step in improving traffic-flow in and out of the city and supporting future growth. The city’s paying for it, it had to be approved by Fol
You Won’t Believe What a Reclusive Billionaire Built Near Gulf Shores, Alabama
On an overcast morning in Gulf Shores, Alabama, we loaded the kids up in the car and set off without telling them where we were going.
Police identify driver charged in deadly West Mobile hit-and-run crash
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile Police identified the man they said is responsible for a crash that killed a local educator.Longtime Faith Academy employee Charlotte Skoda, 71, died Tuesday from injuries she received in a wreck on Schillinger Road.According to Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste, Sko
Liam Hemsworth filming new movie in Mobile area
Australian-born actor Liam Hemsworth, 28, ate dinner at Aroy Thai Cuisine on Government Street in Mobile on Tuesday night.
Name released of man who died on the job at Chevron refinery
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - The man killed while on the job at Pascagoula’s Chevron refinery has been identified.Chevron officials said Wednesday morning that Albert Lee Byrd II died after falling from an elevated structure Tuesday night around 7:30 p.m. Byrd was an employee with Performance Contractors
FUGITIVE FILES: Ex-husband chokes woman, pours gasoline on her
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - In FOX10 News Fugitive Files, it’s the case of an ex-husband, who, police say choked his wife until she nearly passed out, then dumped gasoline on her from a soda can.This is 48 year old James Hoops. According to M-P-D, he and his ex-wife went to a bar, together, this past Augu
Florida Highway Patrol confirms fatal crash in Pensacola
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) - Officers with the Florida Highway Patrol have confirmed a fatal crash in Pensacola. It happened just after midnight at the intersection of Mobile Highway and Tonawanda Drive. We aren't sure how many people were involved in the fatal crash. We will keep you posted of any upda
BREAKING: Man involved in crash steals good Samaritans car
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- At least one person was injured in an accident on Shillinger Road South near Gregor.Around 6:45 this morning officers responded to a Walmart on a domestic call. A man involved in the incident left the scene. He crossed the median at one point and hit a car head on. A lady was
Missing Foley man's truck found in Tallahassee
FOLEY, Ala. -- A missing Foley man's pickup truck has been found in Tallahassee, Fla.According to police in Foley, Steven Donelle Jones was last seen at his residence in Foley at 6 a.m. on Oct. 8.Police say he was driving a 2010 silver Dodge Ram pickup truck.The truck was located in Tallahassee with
Longtime Faith Academy employee killed in hit-and-run crash
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The woman injured in a hit-and-run crash in West Mobile has died.According to Faith Academy, longtime employee Charlotte Skoda died from injuries she receivedin the crash on Schillinger Roadaround 6:45 a.m. Tuesday.Mobile Police said Skoda was an innocent victim who was struck
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.
Death sentence commuted for man who threw children from bridge - Lagniappe Mobile
Much to the chagrin of local prosecutors, a man convicted of throwing four children to their death from the Dauphin Island Bridge in 2008 saw his death sentence vacated on Monday.Lam Luong was accused of throwing the three children he fathered with his wife, Kieu Luong, and her oldest child from a p
Mobile Police investigate shooting in West Mobile
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Mobile Police are investigating a shooting in West Mobile Tuesday evening.Mobile Police were at the scene on Stinson Court near Cody Road.Police tell News 5 the victim was transported to the hospital.No word on if there is a suspect in custody.News 5 will update this story as
Neighbors hear gunshots near Duval Street
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- A heavy police presence at the intersection of Duval Street and Antwerp Street.Neighbors tell us gunshots were heard in the area and police were called. At least seven officers were on scene as they searched for suspicious activity.At this time it appears no one was injured.
Council, administration differences surface in budget ‘stalemate’ - Lagniappe Mobile
Members of the Mobile City Council on Tuesday publicly and very vocally accused Mayor Sandy Stimpson’s administration of firing council spokeswoman Marion Steinfels for political reasons related to their cuts in the 2019 budget.“She’s a casualty of our budget process,” Council Vice President Levon M
New details in the arrest of Mobile County 911 Director
SPANISH FORT, ALA (WALA)- FOX10 News is digging deeper into the arrest of the Mobile County 911 Director, Charlie McNichol.McNichol was charged with public intoxication after Spanish Fort police said they found him in his car early Friday morning.A Mobile County Communications District Board Member,
'The day I was born ... my mother placed me in a trash bag'
The story had churned inside Tori Welford since she learned the facts at age 17. She had even shared it once, in 2017, to a youth group at Ingalls Avenue Baptist Church in Pascagoula.
Death penalty commuted to life for Alabama man who killed 4 children
Lam Luong, 38, who born in Vietnam before moving to the United States as a teenager, was present in court when the new sentence was handed down.