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Mobile hotel closes due to crime and code violations

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — According to Mobile Police, a hotel is temporarily closed due to complaints of crime and code violations. From January 2021 to April 2022, the Mobile Police Department received over 1,000 calls for service at the Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, located at 162 West I-65 Service Road North. Occupants of the hotel complained about drug activity and reported gun crimes, assaults, domestic violence as well as other public nuisance issues such as public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.
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MPD makes arrest in Friday morning shooting

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A 21-year-old Mobile man was arrested Friday in connection with a shooting at a local apartment complex. Brandon Lee Gibbons faces a charge of second-degree assault. According to the Mobile Police Department, officers responded to Ascension Provident Hospital around 4 a.m. Friday in reference to one...
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New York Mets legend turns 80

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — One of Mobile’s treasures is celebrating a milestone birthday! Cleon Jones is 80 years young! Cleon’s family and friends gathered at Heron Lakes Country Club Friday night to celebrate. Cleon played 12 years of Major League Baseball and was on the Mets 1969 team that won the World Series. His teammate, […]
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Pro-choice advocates protest SCOTUS decision in Fairhope

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) — The US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has led to strong reaction in Mobile and Baldwin County as folks on both sides of the aisle spoke out on the controversial ruling. The issue sparked a protest in Fairhope on Friday as pro-choice...
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Tropical Moisture in Gulf Possible this week

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – A few coastal thunderstorms this morning with high humidity! Today there is a 50% chance of thunderstorms with another warm day in store. Afternoon highs will reach the upper 90s for most and triple-digits for some. Heat index values will approach 110. A Heat Advisory remains in effect. There will be a nice coverage and scattering of showers and storms for the afternoon and evening.
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Baldwin County residents respond to new I-10 bridge plans

DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG)– Baldwin County residents who commute regularly are thrilled to know help is on the way to resolve I-10 problems. Daphne resident, Joe Ard, has lived in Baldwin County his whole life and is ready to see a change in the frequent traffic jams coming to and from Mobile. “I’m looking forward to […]
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All lanes now open after Major crash on I-10 Westbound near causeway exit

UPDATE (5:41 p.m.): All lanes on I-10 Westbound are now open, according to an update from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. UPDATE (4:50 p.m.): The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency released more details about the crash on I-10 Westbound, which occurred Friday afternoon. Officials said a crash involving several vehicles happened Friday, June 24, at about […]
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Nearest states for Alabamians to get abortions

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Alabamians will now have to travel outside the state to obtain an abortion following the overturning of Roe v. Wade Friday, June 24.  Following the overruling, a federal judge granted Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall’s request to dissolve the injunction regarding the state’s abortion policies.  WKRG News 5 took a look […]
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Mobile Fire-Rescue battles house fire in 100 degree heat

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Mobile Fire-Rescue said no one was harmed in a Friday morning house fire near the intersection of Shady Brook Drive and Pleasant Valley Road. Firefighters battled the blaze in 100 degree heat, switching shifts to stay hydrated. Officials said the fire started around 11:30 Friday morning. The cause is unknown. Officials […]
MOBILE, AL

Man shot at Greentree Apartments, 1 arrested

UPDATE (3:15 p.m.): One man was arrested in connection to the shooting at Greentree Apartments in Mobile. Mobile Police arrested Brandon Gibson, 21. MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police confirmed that one person was shot at Greentree Apartments off Airport Boulevard early Friday morning. Mobile Police were called to Ascension Providence Hospital Friday, June 24, […]
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Two sentenced in COVID unemployment fraud cases

HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Two men were sentenced after being found guilty of committing unemployment fraud through the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawrence Scott Riley was found guilty of filing fraudulent unemployment benefit applications for two people in custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). He was […]
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1 shot off Brill Road, Mobile Police say

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police officers were called to the 1900 block of Brill Road Thursday, June 23, for a report of one person shot. Mobile Police confirmed that one person was shot and their injuries are non-life-threatening. Officers were initially called to the block for a domestic complaint.
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Prichard man sentenced to almost 23 years for knocking off pharmacies

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Prichard man to more than two decades in prison for a string of pharmacy holdups and burglaries. U.S. District Judge Terry Moorer sentenced Reginald Jejuan Howell, 31, to 22 years and nine months in prison, followed by five years of supervised released. He also must pay $26,390 in restitution.
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