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Meggie B’s to celebrate their 14th Birthday
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Meggie B’s is celebrating their birthday with a tent sale. Open Tues.-Fri. 10-6 p.m. March 23rd & 24th 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. March 25th 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free Easter Bunny Photos March 25th 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Local...
Bienville Square Fountain Stolen?
The fountain is getting restored and was removed in 2021. It was only supposed to take a few months. A local source* took this completely unverified picture. It looks like one of those spy weather balloons may have taken it!. More on that in a moment…. But first, let me...
Mobile Police searching for ‘armed, dangerous’ man wanted for attempted murder
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Deanta Dubose, 19, who is wanted for attempted murder in connection to a shooting on Saturday, March 11 at a Quick Stop. Police said Dubose is considered armed and dangerous and “should not be approached.” Police said they were […]
Woman accused of assaulting nurses and MCSO deputy at USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A woman was arrested early Sunday morning after assaulting a MCSO deputy and two nurses in the ER at USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital, according to authorities. 31-year-old Darmesia Moton is charged with three counts of second-degree assault, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Deputies...
Mobile Police investigate after 3 men allegedly break into home, fire shots
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department said they are investigating after a woman’s ex-boyfriend and two other men who broke into her house with guns on Fleetwood Drive Saturday night. Police said they were called to Fleetwood Drive at around 10:35 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 for a report of shots fired. Through […]
Man shot by family member on St. Stephen’s Road: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A man was allegedly shot by one of his family members on St. Stephens Road Saturday afternoon, according to a release from the Mobile Police Department. The release said officers were called to the 1000 block of St. Stephens Road, near Springhill Avenue, for a report of a man who was […]
Man found with drugs after fight with girlfriend, arrested: Mobile Police
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A man was arrested Sunday morning after he was found with “a significant amount of drugs” following a fight between him and his girlfriend. The two were fighting over a gun, when it fired, hitting him. Fredrick Wilson, 31, was charged with trafficking illegal drugs, possession of a controlled substance, possession […]
Semmes celebrates 20 years of Azalea Festival
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The city of Semmes celebrated 20 years of the Azalea Festival this weekend at MGM High School. The festival is organized by the Semmes Chamber of Commerce and helps spotlight local businesses, non-profits and different fundraisers in the area. The festival also included a petting zoo,...
Mobile company cited after worker’s death
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Federal safety inspectors have examined how thousands of pounds of cargo fatally crushed a 28-year-old worker in a ship’s cargo hold in Panama City. According to a news release by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an investigation revealed that a crane operator of Premier Bulk […]
Fugitive of the Week: Darius Sumrall
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — WKRG News 5 has teamed up with the United States Marshals Service South Alabama Warrants Squad to bring wanted fugitives back to justice. This week, we’re bringing you information about Darius Sumrall, who Marshals say could be in the Prichard or Mobile area. Darius Sumrall, who also goes by Darius McMillan, […]
Grand Bay woman killed in crash outside of Mobile
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — A woman from Grand Bay, Ala., was killed early Monday morning when the 2010 Dodge Caliber she was driving left Boe Road and hit a tree just outside of Mobile. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said Amanda K. Willis, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene. ALEA said Willis was […]
Mobile man recognized for helping to save 10-month-old
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A Mobile man was presented with a Civilian Lifesaving Award from Mobile Fire-Rescue for helping save the life of his 10-month-old neighbor on Sept. 24, 2022, according to a Facebook post from MFRD. Leonard Osborne, an employee at Providence Hospital, heard knocking on his front door that Saturday and recognized his […]
MPD investigating multiple assaults from the weekend
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - MPD said they are currently investigating four assault that occurred over the weekend. The first incident happened on Friday at the 200 block of Sage avenue at approximately 2:00 a.m., according to authorities. Police said they responded to the location and discovered a known male and...
12 Best Skate Parks in Alabama
While skateboarding is a thrilling sport to try outdoors, it is still best to search for a location where you can safely practice it. Skate parks in Alabama, especially public ones, allow you to pursue this hobby in a healthy, welcoming, and safe spot. Public Safety Memorial Park. Public Safety...
If jurors aren’t convinced Mobile doctor committed reckless murder, they have other options
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The reckless murder charge against Jonathan Pishoi Nakhla will go to a jury Monday, but it is not the only option jurors have. Jurors will have several less serious charges they could convict the former Mobile neurosurgeon of if they do not believe prosecutors proved the most serious charge.
Jury deliberating in Nakhla murder trial
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — After three weeks of witness testimony, the prosecution and defense in the murder trial of Mobile doctor Jonathan Nakhla have presented their closing arguments. Now the jury is tasked with deliberating and returning a verdict. Here’s a look at what that jury will weigh as they deliberate on Nakhla’s fate, plus […]
Recognizing USS Alabama Battleship Commissioners
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — They don’t always get the recognition they deserve in supporting veterans along the Gulf Coast. And they aren’t asking for it. That’s why WKRG News 5’s Bill Riales and Photojournalist Jason Garcia had to ambush one group who regularly makes decisions that support veterans. We did it initially to surprise and […]
Mobile area man in custody after shooting death of both parents
Two people are dead and their son in custody after a Baldwin County Saturday shooting. According to a Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office media release, around 1 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to the report of a shooting on McFarland Road in an unincorporated area near Spanish Fort. Deputies found two...
Highpoint Baptist Church presents Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Highpoint is presenting a live play titled Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames. It is produced by Reality Outreach Ministries. Highpoint will use its own members as actors. The scenes are possible real-life situations where those who don’t know Christ as their Lord and Savior must make a decision between Heaven or Hell.
Police investigating burglary and shooting from Saturday
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Police said they are investigating a burglary and shooting into an occupied dwelling from Saturday. MPD responded to the 2000 block of Fleetwood Drive at 10:35 p.m. in reference to shot fired, according to authorities. Police said they discovered the victim’s ex-boyfriend and two unidentified males...
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