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Accident in Foley prompts Air Care response
FOLEY, Ala. (WKRG) - Foley Police say an accident involving three vehicles caused Air Care response.The accident happened Sunday evening on Highway 59 south of County Road 20 in front of Lowes. Two helicopters responded to the scene to help elderly patients involved in the accident, according to Pol
Body found in apparent shooting death on Okaloosa Island
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death in the area of Santa Rosa Boulevard and Nautilus Court. / Source: OCSOThe Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death in the area of Santa Rosa Boulevard and Nautilus Court on Okaloosa Island.The body was found
BREAKING: Foley Police arrest man with Destructive Device
46-year-old Thomas Wayne AbatiFOLEY, Ala. (WKRG) - An Elberta man has been arrested for creating and possessing a destructive device.46-year-old Thomas Wayne Abati was arrested late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning by the Foley Police Department.Police tell News 5 he was found alone in his veh
12-year-old Pensacola boy is missing
He was last seen wearing black rimmed glasses, a red t-shirt, dark shorts and red tennis shoes.
BREAKING: Deputies investigate deadly shooting on Okaloosa Island
OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (WKRG) - The OCSO is investigating a shooting death in the area of Santa Rosa Boulevard and Nautilus Court on Okaloosa Island. The body was discovered in a car around 6:30 am, according to a tweet from Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.
Century Correctional Officer Assaulted By Inmate Serving Life
Inmate Ryan McCullough was subdued followed the assault. The officer suffered a scratch type injury to his arm.Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries. Inmate McCullough will receive a disciplinary report for this assault, account to the Department of Corerctions.McCullough was serving
Wrong-Way Driver Sentenced For DUI Crash In Molino
Linda Vires Brown was sentenced to 12 months probation after being convicted of driving under the influence and failing to submit to a DUI test. She was sentenced to 12 months probation and ordered to pay fines, costs and restitution to the victim. Her driver’s license was revoked for 12 months, and
USCG rescues 9 people from sinking vessel south of Destin
The Coast Guard rescued nine people from a sinking boat approximately 115 nautical miles south of Destin, Florida, Saturday.
Pensacola man awarded one of two $100,000 grant out of more than 500 applicants
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) —Pensacola resident Jon Shell and his organization Upward Intuition became one of the only two $100,000 grant recipients out of more than 500 national submissions for the Gannett Foundation's "A Community Thrives" grants for 2018.Shell says the money will go toward a community
Pensacola Bus Project Keeps Families Connected to Florida Inmates
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) —There's a new program that helps people in our area visit loved ones who are serving time in prison.3P Family Bluebird is giving inmates' relatives a chance to visit them-even if the prison is several hours away.Derric Kitt, owner of 3P Family Bluebird read through stacks of
Woman killed in Bayway crash remembered
An investigation continues in the deadly accident involving four vehicles on the I-10 Bayway that occurred Thursday morning. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 37-year-old Lori Lynn McLendon from Loxley suffered fatal injuries and wa
Pensacola man sentenced for road rage that escalated to attempted robbery
In March, Brent James Smith-Pickford, 20, pleaded no contest to attempted robbery armed with a firearm and resisting arrest without violence.
Fourth arrest made in Walnut Hill murder case
PENSACOLA, Florida (WKRG) - A fourth arrest has been made in north Escambia County murder case. Jessica Thomas, 30 of Walnut Hill, was booked into the Escambia County jail just after noon Friday. She is charged with Accessory after the Fact and Attempted Homicide and is being held on $500,000 bond
The Yard Milkshake Bar comes to Fairhope
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) - The Yard Milkshake bar in Gulf Shores opened in May 2017 and was such a hit to Gulf Coast, the owners have opened another location closer to Mobile in Baldwin County. On Saturday, June 23, the new location in Fairhope had its grand opening. The owners, Chelsea and Logan Green
Man named Mister Green busted in Mobile for pot possession
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - One arrest on the Mobile Metro Jail log stood out today, just as much for the suspect's name, as the charge he's facing.
"Everyone is stuck on the bayway at some point but this really hit home."
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG - Both parents and coworkers remember Lori McLendon, the 37-year old Loxley woman killed in a crash on the Bayway Thursday morning.
Woman whose tires were stolen gets big surprise
**Embargo: Mobile, AL-Pensacola, FL** Joe Bullard gifting woman whose car tires were stolen with new tires.
Community concerned about development on public beachfront
Following the announcement, many are concerned with parking, traffic, and the loss of a small town beach feel.
Murder victim remembered as a "good kid"
Around 10 p.m., Escambia County sheriff's deputies were called to a report of shots fired at Trenton Drive and Edison Drive. When they arrived, they found the body of 19-year-old Jaquan "Quan" Berry in the street. He had been shot multiple times.
6-year-old Pensacola girl saves child from drowning
However, the boy may not have been noticed if it weren't for Carter's granddaughter, 6-year-old Everly.