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BREAKING: Winter Weather Impacts Flights In Mobile And Pensacola

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) Arrivals and departures from Charlotte, North Carolina are among the flights canceled Thursday morning for travelers at Mobile Regional Airport and Pensacola International Airport. Other flights with connections in cities affected by winter weather are also canceled.

WKRG - 2018-01-18 12:19:58

5-Year-Old Dies Days After Heartbreaking Photo With Grandfather

GULF BREEZE, FL - A 5-year-old Florida girl has died days after a photo of her lying in a hospital bed next to her crying grandfather, who is battling his own health problems, was shared thousands of times. Braylynn Lawhon of Gulf Breeze died on Monday, according to a crowdfunding page created for h

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:48:58

MPD Officer Accused of Raping a Woman in his Police Car

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - A City of Mobile Police Officer is under investigation after being accused of rape. The Lagniappe reports that narcotics officer Jamal Pettway is accused of raping a woman inside his assigned police vehicle in downtown Mobile last October. MPD says an internal affairs investig

WKRG - 2018-01-18 03:47:04

A new home for Sweet Pea: Sea turtle moves into Navarre Beach center

Sweet Pea, a female juvenile Green sea turtle that can no longer survive in the wild, arrives at her new home - the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center. Sweet Pea, a female juvenile green sea turtle that can no longer survive in the wild, was released Thursday into her new home - the Nava

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 21:15:11

Mobile Police investigate shooting in Semmes

Semmes, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police are on the scene of a shooting in Semmes. Police responded to an area hospital after reports of a shooting victim came into the hospital late Thursday afternoon. Mobile Police could also be seen at a home on Champions Cove. A News 5 crew is on the scene gathering

WKRG - 2018-01-19 00:25:48

Former Pensacola teacher charged with homicide in estranged wife's death

Photo: Suspect Arrested Source:{ } A former Pensacola middle school teacher is charged with breaking into a home and killing his estranged wife. According to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, 47-year-old Joseph Paul DeWise of Bozeman, Mont. has been charged with deliberate homicide for the death of 35-ye

WEAR - 2018-01-18 13:54:23

Report: Pensacola man charged after teen reveals sexual relationship to mother

A Pensacola man is being held at the Escambia County Jail on a $52,500 bond after reportedly having sex with a minor and giving her drugs and alcohol. According to the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, 42-year-old Hayden Vann Porter had sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl from August 2016 to Ma

WEAR - 2018-01-18 16:42:33

Attorney convicted in high speed chase incident

CarrollA woman who led police on a high speed chase and hit a Gulf Breeze Police Department cruiser head on, back in 2016, was convicted on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Terra Carroll was charged with Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer in Agency Vehicle with Lights and Siren Activated and

GULF BREEZE NEWS - 2018-01-18 12:49:00

POLICE CALLS: Jan. 10-17

Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period Jan. 10-17. Not all calls for service result in a filed report: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10 ARREST - 501 block of S.E 3rd Street, 9:15 a.m. Shawn M. Owen, 33, of Mineral Wells, was arrested on an outstanding county

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-01-18 21:15:00

WFPD ends police shortage with 71st police academy

WICHITA FALLS - Trent Walker is a police recruit with the Wichita Falls Police Department. He said he never dreamed he would be an officer in training. "I loved the interaction you got to have with people, the difference you got to make in people's lives and so I changed my major from Petroleum Geol

TEXOMASHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-01-19 04:28:10

Serial rapist denied another appeal

Convicted serial rapist Michael Gowan was back in 89th District Court today, in another of his long series of appeals of his convictions. Last summer, his request for a new attorney was denied so now gowan is serving as his own attorney, with his appointed attorney sitting nearby to assist. Gowan wa

TEXOMASHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-01-19 00:31:27

Man, 83, allegedly threatens, spits on officers

Subscribed, but don't have a login? An 83-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after reportedly threatening to fight with officers and then spitting in their face. Fred Edward Bassett is charged with harassment of a public servant - a third-degree felony. He remained in the Wichita County Jail Thursd


Youngsters can bust that boredom at Discovery Place

Martaevious Jackson and Kerwin Hooper take part in Tinker Fest last May at Discovery Place. The Texarkana Museums System has a Boredom Buster program for children on the second, third and fourth Saturdays of each month, and Tinkerfest will return in May. (Gazette file photo) If your children need s

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 02:20:39

Bryson ISD sees success with new evaluations

BRYSON - A new system for judging teacher performance is in its second year statewide and Bryson teachers are succeeding under it. Principal Eric Wilson told board members at Monday night's meeting the district is in the second year of the state program for judging teachers called Texas Teacher Eval

JACKSBORONEWSPAPERS.COM - 2018-01-18 21:08:32

Wichita Falls Police release photos of robbery suspect at Legend Bank

WICHITA FALLS - Shortly after 1 p.m., Wednesday Legend Bank on Kemp and Kell in Wichita Falls was held up by a lone gunman. Police say no one was hurt in the robbery. The suspect is described as a white male between 50-years-old and 60-years-old wearing a black beanie, sunglasses, black leather jack

TEXOMASHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-01-17 21:47:14

Archer County Sheriff's Weekly Report

The Sheriff's Office received 121 Calls for Service during the past 7 day period ending Sunday, January 14, 2018. On the day of this report there were 27 individuals incarcerated in the Archer County Jail consisting of 23 men and 4 women. Just before 8pm Monday night, a rural Archer County resident

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 15:00:00

Paragould police: Thieves are taking advantage of the cold weather

Several car break-ins have hit across Region 8 including Brookland, Jonesboro, and Paragould. Paragould officers think the cold weather has something to do with the uptick. "It has been random in different areas," said Chris Bunch, Paragould police officer. "They are getting bolder and bolder." Bunc

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-19 04:18:53

Superintendent explains decision to close school for four days

Some Sharp County students had not gone back to school by Thursday after a snowstorm moved through Region 8 Monday night. The Highland School District superintendent said they've gotten some questions about why the school was still closed Thursday despite the main roads in town being clear for seve

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-19 00:43:36

Lady Mohawks Split at Corning

The Piggott Lady Mohawk basketball teams split at Corning last Tuesday, Jan. 9. Meanwhile, Friday night's game at Hoxie was postponed due to the weather. In the varsity contest at Corning, the Lady Bobcats jumped to an early lead, and never looked back, as they cruised to a 77-25 decision. Leading

CCTIMESDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

Drive For Life provides opportunity to give back, help people

The annual Drive for Life is underway. Region 8 residents are coming out to help give the gift of life. Sam Staal of Marmaduke is one of those people. "It's something that I feel very good about," Staal said. "I love to go ahead and do this because I feel that it's just something small and good that

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-19 00:27:09