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The Case Cracked: Mobile Police Arrest Brothers in December Murder
Mobile, Alabama, has seen a significant development in a case that has lingered in the minds of its residents since the close of last year. On Thursday, February 22, the Mobile Police Department announced the arrest of two brothers, Carman Johnson, 32, and Cameron Johnson, 24, marking a pivotal turn in the investigation of a December 30 homicide that occurred on DeKruif Court.
Father of Mobile girl missing since 2012 charged with murdering her, police say
The father of a 14-year-old Mobile girl reported missing in 2012 has been indicted on murder charges in connection with her death, police said Friday. Demetric Hooper, who was last seen with then-14-year-old Brittany Robinson before she was reported missing by her mother on June 22, 2012, was indicted by a Mobile County grand jury this month on murder charges, said Cpl. Katrina Frazier with Mobile police.
Alabama Supreme Court upholds Derrick Dearman murder convictions
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday denied an application from Derrick Dearman to hear his appeal, upholding his six murder convictions. In March 2023, The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals upheld the six remaining capital murder convictions and death sentences against Derrick Dearman. In August...
Rev Up for the Mobtown Showdown: A Day of Chrome, Tunes, and Family Fun!
Get ready to rev your engines and groove to the beat, Mobile! The highly anticipated Mobtown Showdown is cruising into the Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds, promising a day packed with chrome, tunes, and family fun. Mark your calendars for Sun, Feb 25, from 9am to 5pm, and prepare for an automotive extravaganza like no other.
Mother of man found dead in Battleship Parkway waters pleads for community to come forward
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Catherine Tillman’s world would change forever after learning her son, DeCisco Tillman was found lifeless in the water by Battleship Parkway. Fourteen months later, she still has no answers. “That night about 7 or 8 o’clock, I got a knock on the door and that’s when I found out my baby […]
War Eagle Supper Club’s legendary ‘shot bus’ going up for auction in Mobile
For decades, it was a symbol of one of the most iconic locations for Auburn University students. It was the mid-1980s when the owners of the War Eagle Supper Club -- a popular hangout for Auburn students -- realized that with no taxi service in the area, students needed another option for getting home other than a ride in the back of a patrol car.
Report of gunfire leads to suspect in stolen vehicle: Mobile police
A Mobile man was arrested after attempting to flee in a stolen vehicle, according to police.
Alabama Dog Rescued After Living with a Box on His Head For Nearly a Year
On Wednesday the Mobile County Animal Shelter in Mobile, Alabama announced they had finally freed a stray dog that had been wandering around for nearly a year with a box on his head. Attempts to lure the dog into a trap hadn't worked because the box was too big for the poor dog to fit in the ...Continue reading
Mobile man pleads guilty to kidnapping elderly man, stealing his house
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - What started as a simple agreement to hire a caregiver for an elderly man turned into a saga worthy of a Lifetime movie, according to court records. Jaason Michael Leahr, 46, was supposed to go on trial this week on kidnapping and financial charges. Instead, he pleaded guilty and faces sentencing in May.
14-year-old struck by car while walking across the street: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A 14-year-old was hit by a car while walking across the street Thursday. Officers with the Mobile Police Department were called to St. Stephens Road and Toulmin Avenue on Thursday just before 7 p.m. for a report of a person hit by a vehicle. A news release from the MPD said […]
Mobile’s LGBTQ community rallies against proposed bills they say target them
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — These days, Terri Ellen dreads logging on her computer. "It's difficult,” she says, “because, it's like, everyday you're at something on line to see what else is dropping that is going to impact my life." And a lot has been dropping in Montgomery...
Prichard police investigating homicide
A local man is dead, and the Prichard Police Department is calling it a homicide, News 5 has learned.
72nd Mobile Boat Show underway
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The largest indoor boat show in Alabama kicked off today at the Mobile Convention Center. The three-day show features the leading selection of brands in the boating market and is the place to be to look at all of the new models all under one roof.
City of Prichard hosts Black History Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - There were lots of questions and answers Friday night as the city of Prichard hosted a Black History Bowl. Local schools represented at the event put on by the Clotilda Descendants Association included Baker, Davidson, LeFlore, Murphy and McGill-Toolen high schools, in addition to the Alabama School of Math and Science.
Mobile Boat Show Hosts Two-Day Bass Tournament for Anglers and Outdoor Enthusiasts
Anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, mark your calendars! The highly anticipated Mobile Boat Show Two-Day Bass Tournament is docking at the Mobile Convention Center this February. This exciting event, which spans from Friday, Feb. 23 to Saturday, Feb. 24, invites fishing aficionados to compete from 6am to 5pm each day.
"Senior Assassin Challenge" offers real danger, says Spanish Fort police chief
SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WPMI) — A friendly game of high school baseball, Thursday night, as the Spanish Fort Toros took on Gulf Shores. It's the kind of game that everyone can feel good supporting. But there's another game in progress. It involves seniors at Spanish Fort High School, and...
‘Felony Lane Gang’ organization gets more than 8 years for scheme targeting Mobile, other states
The sentencing comes a day after the sixth person named in the seven-defendant indictment pleaded guilty.
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Drivers not stopping for school buses on Midtown intersection leaves mother concerned
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Cars not stopping for school buses at the intersection of Spring Hill Avenue and North Catherine Street has Midtown resident Sheelah Collins concerned about her son’s safety. Because of her concern, she began taking videos every morning to document people’s driving. “I’ve been noticing it for the past several months, and […]
Mobile police arrest 2 men in shooting, stabbing incident
The Mobile Police Department has arrested two local men in connection to a Monday night shooting and stabbing, which sent two teens to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, a department spokesperson said.
Daphne man accused of drug possession, retail theft: MPD
A man was found with drugs after a traffic stop in connection with suspected retail theft, according to Mobile Police.