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Fourth person charged in 14-year-old’s killing, victim identified

UPDATE: Fifth person charged in 14-year-old’s killing MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A fourth person has been charged in connection to the murder of a 14-year-old, who was killed on Cheshire Drive South Feb. 15. Kentrell Freeman, 23, was charged with the murder of Daniel Blackmon, 14, who was shot and killed at the 2600 block of […]
MOBILE, AL
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Mobile Police: Accused Gunman Easy to Spot

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -You’ve heard of Dr. Seuss “Star Bellied Sneetches?” This week’s Fox10 News Fugitive Files’ suspect -an accused gunman-has stars on his face. This is 43 year old Larry Curry. You can see those stars, clearly, in his mug shot. According to Mobile Police, Curry asked a long-time friend for a ride from a convenience store. But once he got in the car, he and Curry started to argue over some “property” Curry said he wanted. The argument escalated until investigators say Curry pulled a gun, and shot the friend several times in the leg. The victim managed to get away. Curry hopped into a waiting SUV, and got away. He hasn’t been seen since.
MOBILE, AL
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Gun fight in Orange Grove community leaves neighbors terrified

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -For the second day in a row, there was a gun battle in broad daylight in Mobile. People in the Orange Grove community on edge, afraid of being hit by a stray bullet. This is after a shootout between two guys leaves two houses with bullet holes.
MOBILE, AL

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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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.
MOBILE, AL

I-10 toll rate for non-frequent users without ALGO Pass set at $5.50

Motorists who drive on the new Interstate 10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway, and who do not have an ALGO Pass, will be charged $5.50 for each trip. But for drivers with an ALGO Pass -- which state officials believe will be those who take frequent trips between Mobile and Baldwin counties -- the ALGO Pass will drop the toll to $2.50 each way. A monthly pass for frequent users will also be available, at $40 per month.
MOBILE, AL
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Mobile Police target gangs with Operation Echo Stop

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — Accordding to MPD, one of the missions of Mobile Police's Operation Echo Stop is to eradicate violent crime that has been rapidly emerging in the city. Since March 2022, soon after the initial launch of Operation Echo Stop, Mobile Police have arrested 44 individuals from different gangs throughout Mobile. Unfortunately, 13 of those suspects have already bonded out and are back on the streets.
MOBILE, AL
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Singing River Health System names first female CEO

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- After serving as the interim Chief Executive Officer since March 1, Tiffany Murdock has been named the permanent CEO for Singing River Health System. In being tabbed for the post, Murdock becomes the first female CEO in the health system’s history. “On behalf of the board...
PASCAGOULA, MS
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Grand Bay man sentenced after manslaughter conviction

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The man who fired a shot that killed another man outside of a bar in West Mobile was sentenced to prison on Wednesday. In November 2019, Michael Beasley was shot dead while he was out celebrating his birthday with friends at Alabama Bar and Lounge on Airport Boulevard.
MOBILE, AL

Mortgage paid off for fallen Pascagoula fire captain

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WJTV) – A foundation paid off the mortgage on the home of a Pascagoula fire captain who died of cancer in 2021. Fire Captain Jacob Latch died of occupational cancer on October 12, 2021. He is remembered by his wife, Katie, and his three children. The Tunnel to Towers Fallen First Responder Home […]
PASCAGOULA, MS
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Johnson Rd and Daphne City Animal Shelter closed due to flooding

DAPHNE, Ala. (WPMI) — The City of Daphne Animal Shelter has posted on Facebook that they are closed due to flooding. PSA!!!! Road flooding and impromptu closing of the shelter!. Due to the heavy rains our parking lot and Johnson Road have FLOODED! Our adoption lobby will be closed...
DAPHNE, AL

Fifth person charged in 14-year-old’s killing

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A fifth person has been charged in connection with the murder of a 14-year-old, who was killed on Cheshire Drive South on Feb. 15. Kelvin Estell, 22, is charged with murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling and shooting into an unoccupied vehicle, according to Mobile Police. Four others have been booked […]
MOBILE, AL
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Accused K-9 killer now faces federal charge

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - The man who is accused of shooting and killing both a man and Pascagoula Police K-9, Officer Exo, is now facing a federal charge. Mitchell Wayne Robinson, 36, was previously charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and the murder of Christopher Joiner, but he is now charged federally with animal crushing.
PASCAGOULA, MS
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