CRIME & SAFETY
2 shot on San Juan Drive on Memorial Day: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police confirmed two men were shot at a home on San Juan Drive at Santa Barbara Drive at around 9 p.m. on Memorial Day. Police said both men are suffering non-life-threating gunshot wounds and were transported to the hospital. Police said what led up to the shooting is unknown at […]
2 shot during social gathering: Saraland PD
SARALAND, Ala. (WKRG) — A get together in Saraland ends with a husband and wife shot around 11:15 p.m. Friday on Ferry Avenue. According to Saraland Police Chief J.C. West, married couple, Jaqulin and Chris Everrett were hosting a get together until they asked everyone to leave. As they were asking guests to leave, shots […]
1 shot at store on Moffett Road: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man injured Sunday night, according to officials. Police said the shooting happened at the Dollar Tree on Moffett Road. Once the victim was shot, he drove himself to the Walmart on University Boulevard and told an off-duty police officer. The […]
Surveillance video shows deadly shooting in Prichard, police seeking witnesses
PRICHARD, Ala. (WALA) - A cold-blooded murder in Prichard is caught on camera. Prichard Police are releasing the video in hopes someone will recognize something and come forward. Back on March 11th, 24-year-old Demetris Hunter was gunned down at the Brother’s Quick Pick Gas Station on Meaher Avenue. In...
Sentencing for Walmart arsonists Tuesday
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Three men who admitted to planning to burn down Walmart stores in Mobile and Mississippi will be sentenced Tuesday. One of the men, Jeffery Sikes, plead guilty last year to conspiracy to maliciously destroy by fire. Last week, prosecutors said he planned the blazes from a...
Man dead after car collides with train in Mobile, neighbors say these crashes are preventable
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department is investigating a train crash that left one man dead on Forest Hill Drive on Saturday morning. Two neighborhoods are nearby the railroad tracks, and residents there say these kinds of accidents are preventable. Mobile Police and Mobile Fire Rescue went to the railroad crossing on Forest […]
Lotus Gentlemen’s Club deadly shooting suspect bond set at 190K, preliminary hearing set
PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — Bond was set at $190,000 for the man arrested in connection to the deadly Lotus Gentlemen’s Club shooting this month. Harold Lee Miller was charged with murder and two counts of first degree assault Thursday. Jaquell Graham died in the shooting on Sunday, May 14. Two other people were injured in […]
WATCH: Prichard Police seek to ID subjects caught on camera at murder scene
PRICHARD, Ala. (WPMI) — Prichard Police and the family of Demetris Hunter are seeking the community's help in identifying individuals who could have been involved in or present during his murder in March. Kindly provide any information that could help Hunter's family find closure. Please call Prichard Police 251-452-2211...
Michael Woolf: Man takes paternity test before killing wife & son
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A man took his wife and son to get a paternity test because he didn’t believe the boy was his son. Is this paternity test what led to their untimely demise? This is the story of Angel and Ayden Woolf. WKRG News 5 is looking back at the crimes that shocked […]
15-year-old boy arrested after shots fired on Pinehill Drive
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile police took a 15-year-old boy to Strickland Youth Center after shots were fired in the 400 block of Pinehill Drive on Thursday afternoon. Officers arriving on the scene around 4:40 p.m. said the 15-year-old was running toward the back of the house. He was later caught and found to be in possession of a gun that had been reported stolen, according to authorities.
Mobile man accused of stealing metal from local business
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A 56-year-old Mobile man faces several charges after police said he stole metal from a local business. Officers responded to Shapiro Metals, 2500 Paper Mill Rd., around 4:30 a.m. Friday regarding a suspicious vehicle parked nearby and found a man, later identified as Edward Scott, loading aluminum and steel into his vehicle, according to the Mobile Police Department.
Mobile Police arrest 8 people in drug seizure operation
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Officers with the Mobile Police Department have arrested eight people in a drug seizure operation at a home off of Dauphin Island Parkway, according to a release. MPD’s Narcotics Unit served a search warrant at a home on North Gimon Circle Tuesday. During the search of the home, officers found 154 […]
15-year-old found with stolen gun, arrested: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A 15-year-old was arrested after officers found him with a stolen gun, according to a release from the Mobile Police Department. The release said officers were called to Pinehill Drive for a shots fired call Thursday at 4:40 p.m. Once on scene, officers saw the 15-year-old boy running towards the back […]
Fatal Mount Vernon shooting case heads to grand jury
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A judge on Thursday ruled that prosecutors have enough evidence to move forward with a murder charge against a Mobile teenager accused of fatally shooting a man at his home in Mount Vernon. A grand jury now will decide whether to indict Alvin Adams for the...
Body found near Government Boulevard: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department confirmed a body was found next to an abandoned building on Government Boulevard near Demetropolis Road late Tuesday night. Police say the man is his late 20s to mid 30s and no foul play is suspected at this time. Police received a call at around 9:38 p.m. […]
City of Mobile Animal Services warns public of scammer saying they have lost dogs
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The City of Mobile Animal Services is warning the public of a scammer using the director’s name to call people saying the animal shelter has their dog. According to the release, these people are “specifically targeting people that have recently lost their dog.” If this happens to you, the animal shelter […]
Mobile man, woman to be tried as adults for murder in alleged Randlett Drive ambush
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A judge on Wednesday denied “youthful offender” status to two people charged with felony murder in the death of a man on Randlett Drive in 2021. Selena Grace Tisdale, 21, and Jaravien Allen-White, 19, were younger than 21 at the time of the incident, making them eligible for youthful offender. If granted, their records would have been sealed and their punishment would have been capped at three years, if convicted.
Seven charged with setting Walmart fires to be sentenced Friday
The seven people charged with setting fires inside Gulf Coast Walmart locations are scheduled to be sentenced tomorrow in Mobile Federal Court. All seven defendants entered guilty pleas to various charges. Jeffery Sikes and Alexander Olson face up to 20 years in Federal Prison. Sean Bottorff faces up from 5...
Victim details violent attack in Saraland after he’s allegedly run over by stranger
SARALAND, Ala. (WALA) - FOX 10 News sat down with the man who was the alleged victim of a random act of violence in Saraland. Teddie Copeland is charged with assault, accused of running over a Saraland city employee with his car. Now, that employee is talking about the alleged...
Mothers Involved Against Gun Violence hosts fun day for grieving mothers
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A local organization determined to stop gun violence in Mobile hosted another event Saturday afternoon. “We stand, we grieve, we fight. We share our experiences. And we’re just standing, fighting for our youth to have a chance to survive,” said Nija Hill. Nearly two...
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