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Splash pad opens in Semmes

SEMMES, Ala. (WALA) - Semmes residents have a fun way to beat the summerlike heat that has settled over the region. The City of Semmes opened up its splash pad at Semmes Municipal Park on Saturday. The splash pad will offer residents a place for cool relief this summer. The...
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South Alabama earns 5-seed, Troy 6 for Sun Belt baseball tournament

South Alabama earned the No. 5 seed and a first-round bye for the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament, which begins Tuesday at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery. The defending champion Jaguars (31-22) face No. 4 Louisiana (33-21) at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, the first day of double-elimination action. The Ragin’ Cajuns took two of three from USA during the regular season.
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Washington Co. inmate recaptured and in jail

UPDATE(5/19 10:31 a.m.): The Washington County inmate was recaptured Thursday morning around 6:30 a.m. in McIntosh. WCSO says he stole a van from Chatom last night and drove it to McIntosh, the van was recovered. Chatom Police are investigating the theft and the inmate is back in jail. UPDATE (5/18 9:47 p.m.): A high-ranking law […]
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Pop-Up Farmers Market in Prichard

North Mobile County Food Park is looking forward to its pop-up farmers market. It all takes place on May 21, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Organizers say SNAP is accepted with double up bucks. Free vendor space is also available with registration. Be sure to visit 204 S. Wilson Avenue in Prichard this Saturday for family fun and more.
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Prichard officer to stay in jail on domestic violence charges

PRICHARD, Ala. (WPMI) — A judge granted the state’s motion to revoke Prichard Police Officer Markell Carter’s bond Wednesday. Carter was arrested in March on domestic violence charges and again in April in a separate incident with the same victim. Carter’s attorney Scott Hawk argued the victim...
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Former ‘Most Wanted’ suspect faces federal gun charge

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A man who was one of the city’s “Most Wanted” before his capture last month appeared in federal court Wednesday on a gun charge. Mobile police arrested Trenteon Jeveon King at the Walmart on Rangeline Road after a Chickasaw police officer working as a loss-prevention officer at the store saw King, 22, concealing earbuds. Police had been searching for him for more than a month. He stands accused of shooting two people at the M&M Food Mart on U.S. 90.
MOBILE, AL
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Former Creola police officer faces federal charge over alleged inmate beating

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A former Creola police officer appeared in federal court Wednesday to answer charges in connection with the beating an inmate in the city jail. A federal magistrate judge ordered Davis to pay a portion of the cost of his court-appointed lawyer and indicated that that she would set the case for an arraignment next week. The charge, deprivation of rights under color of law, comes as an “information,” a mechanism to bypass a grand jury and usually used when a defendant and prosecutors have worked out a plea agreement prior to indictment.
CREOLA, AL
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Alabama inmate convicted of murder captured after escape

MOBILE, Ala. — Prison officials say a man convicted of murder in west Alabama more than a decade ago has been captured after escaping from a minimum-security corrections center near Mobile. A notice from the Department of Corrections says 31-year-old Jeffery Strugg was discovered missing from a community-based facility...
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Family offers $30,000 reward to help find man last seen in Prichard

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) - A family is now offering $30,000 to anyone who offers information that leads to missing man Russel Chestang’s whereabouts, according to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office. The MCSO says Chestang was last seen in the early morning hours of May 28, 2021, at...
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