CRIME & SAFETY
Loud Boom Heard In Alabama…Could Residents Be In Danger?
A scary crash was reported in Alabama on May 30, 2023, in Birmingham, AL in which a plane had been reported to have crash-landed on train tracks. The plane was crash landed by a trainer pilot who was training a student in the cockpit, according to a social media post from the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Department.
Boy allegedly caught on camera abusing woman’s dogs, MPD makes arrest
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A Mobile homeowner is sharing disturbing video of a boy allegedly caught on camera abusing her dogs. The woman says she woke up to a loud noise, and a stranger in her backyard. Emmy Townsend says she’s thankful her two dogs Missy and Cooper weren’t hurt....
Wreck in Summerdale leaves one critically injured
SUMMERDALE, Ala. (WALA) - Summerdale Police said a tractor trailer rig was northbound on 59 when something caused the driver to lose control and veer into the southbound lanes. According to police, the 18-wheeler first struck a work truck and then collided with a car heading south. That car was...
Motorcyclist life flighted after police chase in Summerdale: Police
SUMMERDALE, Ala. (WKRG) — Summerdale Police Chief confirmed a motorcyclist was life flighted to a hospital Wednesday afternoon after a police chase on CR 36 east of the Beach Express. WKRG will provide a report and additional details during the 4 p.m. newscast. A video of the update will be added shortly after. This is […]
Man crawls into bathroom ceiling to escape arrest: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A man was arrested after he tried to run from police by crawling into an apartment ceiling, according to a release from the Mobile Police Department. On Tuesday at 1 p.m., officers were trying to apprehend a robbery suspect who had multiple felony warrants at an apartment on Lawrence Street. The […]
Mobile Police searching for missing 21-year-old last seen May 26
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 21-year-old woman who was reported missing on May 26. Elizabeth Bishop is described as being approximately 5-foot-3, weighing around 170 pounds. She has hazel eyes and brown hair. According to police, Bishop had plans to meet her grandmother […]
Man charged for allegedly shooting 3 while trying to break up fight: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly fired shots to break up a fight, injuring three in the process, on May 2, according to a release from the Mobile Police Department. Michael Royal, 34, is charged with three counts of assault and was transported to Metro Jail. According to a […]
Brothers arrested for armed robberies, one of them accused of attempted murder in another case
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — After weeks on the run, the Mobile Police Department arrested Deanta Dubose, 19, and his brother, Jamarcus Dubose Wednesday afternoon. Both brothers face two counts of first degree robbery. Both of the brothers were also arrested on multiple outstanding warrants. The Mobile Police Department was asking for the public to help […]
Suspect arrested in Mobile convenience store shooting that killed 1, injured 2
A suspect was taken into custody Wednesday and is being charged with attempted murder in connection with a March shooting in the parking lot of a Mobile convenience store that left one man dead and two others wounded, police said. Deanta Dubose is being charged with the attempted murder of...
Prosecutors propose alternative to notifying thousands of potential victims in Austal fraud case
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Federal prosecutors Wednesday asked a judge to allow them to use a Department of Justice website to keep potential victims up to date about developments in a fraud case against Austal USA executives. Under the law, federal prosecutors must notify victims of their rights and of...
‘Mastermind’ behind 2021 Walmart fires along Gulf Coast sentenced to 18 years
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA/Gray News) - A federal judge sentenced the admitted mastermind of a scheme to set fires to Gulf Coast-area Walmart stores to 18 years in prison. The punishment delivered to Jeffery Sikes on Tuesday is twice the length of the prison term recommended under advisory guidelines. As part...
Mobile man arrested, charged with shooting 3 women while trying to break up fight
A man was arrested Wednesday, nearly a month after police say he fired a weapon in an attempt to break up a fight between two women, but instead wounded three others. Michael Okeef Royal, 34, is in the Mobile Metro Jail, charged with three counts of 1st-degree assault. He is also facing revocation of his probation from three previous convictions, according to the jail docket.
Daphne police officers swap old uniforms for new look
DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) – Since the 1960s police officers in Daphne have worn a light blue uniform, but this month they’re sporting something new. “The big difference is the material they’re made out of. We went with a more modern, flexible, moisture-wicking type fabric as opposed to our old uniform which was heavy and hot,” […]
Woman arrested for assaulting hospital staff
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A woman has been arrested for striking one staff ember and assaulting another with bodily fluids at Mobile Infirmary, according to MPD. Officers said they responded to Mobile Infirmary at 10:00 p.m. on Monday in response to an assault call. Police discovered that Tashjiana Howard, 33,...
82-year-old woman, 2 others arrested in Mobile for running illegal gambling operation
Three women were arrested Tuesday after the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office raided a Mobile pool hall and found an illegal gambling operation going on. According to the MCSO, a warrant was executed Tuesday at The Rear Pocket on Emogene Street after an anonymous tip was sent to the sheriff’s office website.
Family hoping for closure after second arrest in Chickasaw homicide
CHICKASAW, Ala. (WALA) - We’re hearing from the family of a man gunned down in Chickasaw back in October. A new arrest has been made. Trevion Smiley- Collins, 18, is charged with murder, two counts of robbery, and possession of a controlled substance. Court documents revealed on October 21,...
Mobile’s most wanted Dubose brothers taken into custody
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile police have arrested both Deanta and Jamarcus Dubose. The two brothers were taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after being on the run for several weeks. On May 17, FOX10 News Fugitive Files featured the Dubose brothers, both considered to be Mobile’s most wanted. Deanta...
Man accused of shooting roommate at Dollar Tree arrested, says Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A man has been arrested after he was accused of following his roommate to a dollar store and shooting him, according to a release from the Mobile Police Department. Clifton Hudson, 52, was arrested on Tuesday by Mobile officers. According to police, a man approached an off-duty officer Sunday night at […]
2 brothers shoot each other in Memorial Day family brawl: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Two men are accused of shooting each other and pushing their mother on the ground, according to a release with the Mobile Police Department. Officers were called to San Juan Drive Monday for a shots fired call. According to the release, officers arrived and found that two brothers had gotten into […]
Troopers arrest man after foot chase
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - FOX10 News is learning more on an Alabama Law Enforcement Agency trooper foot chase Tuesday afternoon that ended with one man behind bars. According to ALEA, the trooper tried to pull over a 2004 Dodge Ram on McDonald Road near Interstate 10 in Mobile County around 3:52 p.m. Tuesday.
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