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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.


Tropical Disturbance in Western Caribbean

Mobile, Ala., (WKRG) - We are still watching tropical disturbances in October. One on the coast of Honduras has a medium chance of becoming a tropical depression. It is moving westward toward the Yucatan so it is no threat to the Gulf of Mexico.


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.


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


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


Best Buy hiring thousands for seasonal work Oct. 17

The holiday hiring fair is taking place Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all stores across the country, according to a press release Monday.


Alabama Fans Are Freaking Out About What Jalen Hurts Did Tonight

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 18: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide rolls out to pass against the Mercer Bears at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)


Daphne Search and Rescue assist Hurricane Michael victims

DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Daphne Search and Rescue have jumped into action to assist Hurricane Michael victims.According to a Facebook post the group reached out to families hard hit by Hurricane Michael in Marianna, Florida. They arrived Saturday with needed supplies and manpower.Daphne Search and Res


Dearman sentenced to death for 2016 murders

Derrick Dearman looks back at the victims' family members on Wednesday, August 24, during his bond hearing in Mobile County Circuit Court.


MPD: Photo of a student holding a gun on campus was taken a month ago

According to the Mobile Police Department, a photo of a student at Chastang-Fournier K-8 School holding a gun, was taken approximately a month ago.Officials with Mobile Police and the Mobile County Public School System also confirmed that the student is no longer a student at the school. Police say


Tua Tagovailoa injury update: How bad is Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa hurt, injured?

Alabama starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, a leading Heisman candidate who’s engineering one of the most powerful offenses in America for the No. 1 team, gave fans and coaches a scare Saturday night against Missouri when he went down with a knee injury.


Woman who evacuated to Mobile returning to Panama City to survey damage, deliver supplies

Aerial images from Sara Hildebrand's home before Hurricane Michael hit shows a yard filled with trees.After the storm, images show her home was heavily damaged after taking a direct hit.“The side closest to the bay is completely gone, the roof has been lifted up,” Hildebrand said.She may have lost h


Alabama Football: Three main concerns for the Crimson Tide going forward

If Alabama football fans didn’t understand how special Tua Tagovailoa’s presence is on the field, they got a small taste Saturday. Tagovailoa’s ability to spread the defense out across the field opens up the running game and enables the passing game to be utterly dominant. However, Tagovailoa’s inj


TRAFFIC ALERT: Man, small child injured in Grand Bay accident

GRAND BAY, Ala. (WKRG) -- A single-vehicle accident on Grand Bay Wilmer Road South near Chelsea Woods Drive left two people injured.A truck overturned and came to a final stop on the shoulder of the road in the grass. It is unclear what caused the wreck.Troopers on the scene say two people were inju


Mobile Police: Reverse prostitution sting leads to 21 arrests

Of those arrested, 17 men were charged with patronizing a prostitute, and two men face loitering for the purpose of prostitution charges. Two others were charged with soliciting prostitution.


National Shrimp Festival opens in Gulf Shores

GULF SHORES, Ala. -- The weather looks beautiful for the start of the National Shrimp Festival.It opens today at 10 a.m. in Gulf Shores -- a day delayed because of Hurricane Michael.The three-day event includes shrimp almost anyway you want it, plus music and art.And because of recent renovations at


President Trump declares emergency in Alabama

President Donald Trump on Friday declared that an emergency exists in Alabama and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from the hurricane starting Oct. 10 and continuing.