Wawa Sets Its Sights on Baldwin County and Surrounding AreasA. KimberNewsBreak Contributor
This TikToker is going head-to-head, claiming that Mardi Gras in Alabama is better than New OrleansDavid E.NewsBreak Contributor
What happened to the father? Stepmother would add anti-freeze to the kid's spaghetti story continuation, Part 2The World Around Jae and BeyondNewsBreak Contributor
Stepmother would add anti-freeze to the kids' spaghetti and is currently in an Alabama prisonThe World Around Jae and BeyondNewsBreak Contributor
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Family left with questions after Elsanor woman burns to death
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -A Baldwin County woman is dead after sheriff’s investigators said she burned to death at her home in Elsanor. It happened on May 27th. Deputies said she was taken to the hospital and put on a ventilator but didn’t make it. “Melissa was an amazing...
WATCH: Mobile gas station shooting caught on camera
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Chaos erupted outside a Chevron Gas Station after an argument led to an exchange of gunfire, and it’s all caught on camera. Fortunately, nobody was injured inside the store. Mobile Police are investigating a shooting at a Chevron Gas Station on Spring Hill Avenue that happened Friday night. WKRG News 5 […]
Man charged with breaking into Spanish Ft. school has no memory of being there
SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WALA) - A Spanish Fort man is under arrest after Police said he broke into a school, damaging property and injuring himself. Surveillance video from inside Rockwell Elementary left police no doubt who they were looking for. Spanish Fort Police arrested 33-year-old, Zachary Moore Childs of Spanish...
Baldwin Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for 3 in alleged sale of stolen boat
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating and identifying three people who allegedly sold a stolen boat and bought two four wheelers with the money in May. Deputies shared a screenshot of surveillance footage of the three people as well as two other photos […]
Can Alabama eliminate its entire grocery tax?
Publix, Rouses, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and Target all sell groceries in Daphne. So, too, do the convenience stores abundant throughout the city. There are also meat and fish markets, Dollar General and Aldi’s. If the city would cut back on the grocery tax, it would blast the city’s...
11-year-old girl who disappeared from Mobile 10 days ago may be with man and need medical attention, officials say
An 11-year-old girl who vanished from Mobile 10 days ago may need medical attention and is possibly with a man, according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Jillian Quinn disappeared May 26, the organization said. Jillian may also be traveling with an adult male, is possibly in...
Baldwin County voters determine the future of proposed planning district
The fate of Proposed Planning District 14 lies in voters’ hands today at Summerdale. The district lies east of Fish River and south of Silverhill. A small portion of it surrounds Silverhill. Voters will not decide on a specific zoning designation or ordinance, but the vote will determine whether...
Man breaks into Spanish Fort school Friday night
SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WKRG) – Surveillance video shows Zachary Childs alone and confused walking the halls of Rockwell Elementary School late Friday night. “He just claims that he doesn’t remember anything. The video does show what appears to be that he is highly inebriated,” said Spanish Fort Police Sgt. Steven Mooney. Spanish Fort Police arrested […]
Pedestrian struck and killed on I-10 Westbound
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A pedestrian was struck and killed early this morning on I-10 westbound just after the I-65 interchange. Traffic on both sides of the interstate is backed up. However, drivers traveling Eastbound headed towards Exit 20, near the accident, will experience the most delays. The cause of...
Wawa Sets Its Sights on Baldwin County and Surrounding Areas
Wawa, a convenience store chain that originated in New Jersey and later Pennsylvania, has announced that they will open multiple locations in our area. Slated for opening dates in 2024, the announcement included four locations in Baldwin County, two in Mobile, and two in Pensacola.
Fairhope Mayor Sherry Sullivan discusses growth in the city
Sherry Sullivan was elected mayor of Fairhope in 2020. Prior to being elected, Sullivan served as the director of community affairs for the city for 17 years. She also worked as director of governmental affairs and economic development for Riviera Utilities. In the time since she’s been elected, Fairhope has...
1 killed in Sunday morning shooting
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile Police said they are investigating a shooting from Sunday, June 4 that killed a 31-year-old man. Police said they responded to the intersection of Airport Boulevard and Hillcrest Road around 1:30 a.m. and found a male victim with a gunshot wound. The victim died at...
Police arrest 3 for robbery of a 16-year-old
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Police said they arrested three suspects Sunday, June 4 for robbing a 16-year-old. Authorities said at 6:50 p.m. they responded to a robbery complaint at the intersection of Gulf Dale Drive and Curry Drive. Officers discovered a 16-year-old victim was walking with friends when three known...
A few pop-up storms this afternoon
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - We will have lots of sun through the morning and temperatures will warm quickly. We will hit the upper 80s this afternoon. We’ll also see a sea breeze pick up in the afternoon and that will create some pop-up thunderstorms. These won’t be widespread, but you could run into one. If you hear thunder, go inside, and wait it out.
Mobile PD: Woman arrested for shooting at boyfriend, her daughter arrested for cutting him
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — According to Mobile Police, on Friday, June 2, 2023, at approximately 8:20 p.m., officers responded to a domestic altercation in the 5000 block of Ruger Court involving an assault. Upon arrival, officers discovered that the victim’s girlfriend brandished a gun, fired shots at him, and...
Summer Reading programs begin on Eastern Shore, Mobile County
DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) — School may be out, but librarians across the region hope the learning doesn’t stop. Summer reading programs are underway around the gulf coast. The summer vacation can also be a summer slump for academics. Librarians around the Eastern Shore and beyond are here to help turn things around. Monday was the […]
Changes coming to permit process for this year's state alligator hunt
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will be accepting online applications for Alligator Harvest Permits from 8 a.m. June 6 until 8 a.m. on July 11. But there are some significant changes to the system this year. In past years, prospective alligator hunters paid a fee of $22...
18-wheeler catches fire on I-10 westbound, backs up traffic
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — An 18-wheeler caught fire on I-10 Westbound on the Bayway. Multiple Mobile-Fire Rescue crews worked to put out the fire. “Expect heavy delays and high traffic in the area,” Mobile Fire-Rescue’s tweet read. No word yet on what caused the fire but no injuries were reported.
Mobile Police investigate after man allegedly kicks down ex-girlfriend’s door, breaks into 2nd apartment
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department said they are investigating after a man allegedly kicked his ex-girlfriend’s apartment door open and broke into another apartment Sunday night. Police were called to Greenbriar Town Homes on Plantation Road at around 7:13 p.m. on Sunday, June 4. Police the man fled the area before officers […]
How you can own a piece of USS Alabama's original teak deck
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — You will soon be able to buy a piece of World War II history. The teak deck from the USS Alabama is being replaced, and the old wood is being repurposed and sold. Local artists are creating unique keepsakes out of it. Jonavin Murray, owner...
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