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New TikTok trend leaves a bad impression on Gulf Coast beaches

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — A new TikTok trend is threatening wildlife and leaving a bad impression on beachgoers along the Gulf Coast; The challenge is to see how deep you can dig a hole along the shore. Holes up to five feet deep and four feet wide are becoming...
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Bond denied for 3 of 4 suspects arrested in killing of 14-year-old boy

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Three of four suspects involved in the shooting death of the February shooting death of a teenage boy in Mobile were granted no bond at their hearings Friday. The suspects are being charged for the murder of 14-year-old Daniel Blackmon, who was shot and killed Feb....
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1 of 6 suspects in Cheshire deadly shooting granted bond

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Four of the six suspects involved in the Cheshire shooting that killed 14-year-old Daniel Blackmon, appeared in court Friday, July 1 for a bond hearing. Three of the four suspects charged with murder were denied bond: Sidney Collins, Kentrell Freeman and Kelvin Estell. All were denied bond. Ryan Kidd, also charged […]
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‘Locals at the Alley’ damaged by lightning strike, closes temporarily

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) — A popular Fairhope restaurant will be closed this weekend after lightning struck one of their buildings.  Locals at the Alley announced in a Facebook post that they will remain closed until Tuesday, July 5. The restaurant is closing to make repairs after lightning struck their main building, frying their printer, cables […]
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ADEM finds Prichard Water and Sewer in violation

PRICHARD, Ala. (WPMI) — As of 5:01 p.m. on Friday, July 1, the Prichard Water Works and Sewer Board has not found someone to fill it's sewer plant operator position, which puts the utility in violation by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. A board member confirmed that information...
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Fairhope Swim advisory issued for Mobile Bay at Orange Street Pier

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WALA) - The Alabama Department of Public Health on Friday issued a public swimming advisory for the waters of Mobile Bay at Orange Street Pier in Fairhope. The health department advises the public that two recent successive tests of swimming water quality were poor. Swimming in these area may lead to an increased risk of illness.
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Homicides up by 1 in Mobile as 2022 reaches midway mark

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The city hit a decade-long high in homicides last years, and the bloody pace continued to the halfway mark of 2022. But Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine told FOX10 News that the city is making progress, evidenced by a 3 percent decline in the overall violent crime rate compared with the first six months of last year.
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2 more shootings Wednesday night, sixth since June 27: Mobile police

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department responded to two more “shots fired” scenes Wednesday night, marking the sixth similar situation since Monday, June 27. At around 5:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, officers responded to Texas Street and Jefferson Street after receiving a “shots fire” call, according to a department news release. Officers found […]
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Local communities plan Fourth of July celebrations

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Communities on both sides of the bay are planning festivities in celebration of Independence Day. Fireworks, family-friendly activities, music, movie night and more. July 1-3. Fireworks at 8:50 p.m. on July 2. The Park at OWA, 1501 S. OWA Blvd., Foley. Admission: $26.99 day pass for...
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Mobile PD arrests fifth suspect in shooting death of 14-year-old

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The Mobile Police Department has made a fifth arrest in the shooting death of a 14-year-old child. Through the course of the investigation, detectives were able to identify Kelvin Estell, Jr., 22, as one of the subjects involved. Police said he is being charged with murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling and shooting into an unoccupied vehicle.
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Mobile gives send-off to Pascagoula K-9 killed in the line of duty

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — They began to assemble in Mobile, just before 10... scores of law enforcement officers from across the Gulf Coast. Each here to honor an officer's life taken in the line of duty. Moments later, men and women clad in uniforms from different departments, standing at...
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Two more charged in 14-year-old’s killing

UPDATE (4:50 p.m.): A sixth person was charged in connection with the murder of a 14-year-old who was killed on Cheshire Drive South on Feb. 15. Sidney Collins, 20, is charged with murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling and shooting into an unoccupied vehicle. He is the sixth person charged in connection to this killing […]
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Supreme Court throws out conviction of second Mobile doc in ‘pill mill’ case

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the conviction of a Mobile doctor convicted of over-prescribing painkillers. The case now heads to the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which likely will send the case against Dr. John Patrick Couch back to Mobile. The justices cited their ruling this week in favor of Couch’s medical partner, Dr. Xiulu Ruan.
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