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Woman stabbed picking up child from Theodore home: Mobile Police

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police are investigating after a woman was stabbed early Saturday morning at home in Theodore. According to Mobile Police, the suspect contacted the victim asking her to pick up her son from a home in the 6900 block of Cary Hamilton Road in Theodore at about 12:30 Saturday morning. “When […]
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Shooting Saturday morning, seventh since June 27: Mobile Police

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department responded to a “shots fired” scene early Saturday morning, marking the seventh similar situation since Monday, June 27. At around 2:19 a.m. Saturday, July 2, officers responded to the 5900 block of Westhaven Drive after a report of gunshots, according to a release from the MPD. Police […]
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MPD: Woman wounded in knife attack

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile police are investigating a knife attack that wounded a woman early Saturday morning. According to police, the 30-year-old female suspect contacted the 30-year-old victim around 12:20 a.m. asking her to pick up her son from a home in the 6900 block of Cary Hamilton Road. When the victim arrived, the suspect attacked the victim with a kitchen knife, police said.
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TRACKING THE TROPICS: Bonnie, Colin, and a Disturbance in the Caribbean

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – As we begin the month of July, the tropics remain active as two tropical storms and one development in the Caribbean. Tropical Storm Bonnie made landfall late last night, and it is now moving over portions of Nicaragua and Costa Rica where heavy rainfall and gusty winds are impacting the area. Bonnie is expected to move into the Pacific where it will be renamed and is expected to strengthen again. This storm still has no threat to the Gulf Coast.
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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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No injuries reported after shots fired into vehicle on Westhaven Drive

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - No injuries were reported after shots were fired into an unoccupied vehicle early Saturday morning, authorities said. Mobile police responded to the 5900 block of Westhaven Drive around 2:19 a.m. to a report of shots fired. Investigators said a 22 year-old woman told officers that a known male suspect showed up unannounced and fire several rounds into an unoccupied vehicle belonging to a 20-year-old male visitor.
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Mississippi crash claims the life of Wilmer resident

JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - The life of one woman was taken in a car crash Thursday morning. Carrie Gwen Drounette, who is 47 and from Wilmer, AL, received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. Drounette was traveling west on Highway 614 when her...
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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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Moss Point, MS – Carrie Drounette Dies in Head-On Collision on MS-613

It was reported that 47-year-old Carrie Gwen Drounette of Wilmer Alabama was headed westbound on the highway in a motor vehicle. Drounette crashed into an eastbound car driven by 44-year-old Michael Urban. Drounette suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. No additional information has been provided. An ongoing investigation...
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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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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 business closed for the weekend after lightning strike

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -One restaurant in Fairhope will be closed this holiday weekend after it took a direct lightning hit. The owner of “Locals” on Fairhope Avenue, says it happened during Thursday’s storms. Luckily the building only suffered minor damage to the roof with a few tiles...
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“Push for Peace” in Mobile this July

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The push for peace gets another push in downtown Mobile this week. A non-profit group is hosting its annual “Push For Peace” to try and help curb violence in Mobile. “Push for Peace” was co-founded by husband and wife Dannie and Danielle Pledger. Cathedral Square is mostly quiet this weekend, in […]
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Alabama woman dies in morning crash in Jackson County

An Alabama woman died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash in Jackson County, Mississippi Highway Patrol reports. About 7:30 a.m., troopers responded to a call about a fatal crash on Highway 614. A 2009 Chevy HHR driven by 47-year-old Carrie Gwen Drounette of Wilmer, Alabama, was traveling west on Highway 614...
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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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