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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...
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 […]
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...
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 […]
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 […]
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Woman charged with fatally shooting 1 man, injuring another in Prichard
A 36-year-old Mobile woman is in the Metro Jail, charged with murder and attempted murder after a Sunday shooting in Prichard which left one man dead and another with life-threatening injuries, according to Prichard police. Officers were summoned to the scene of the shooting Sunday morning on Myers Road in...
USS Alabama gets a much-needed facelift for millions of television screens
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Members of surrounding communities volunteered to renovate portions of the USS Alabama and other parts of the Battleship Memorial Park. The renovations are filmed for Danny Lipford’s hit television show, ‘Today’s Homeowner,’ which will capture crews repainting the bow of the iconic vessel as well as landscaping around the park. “We […]
Callaghan’s, one of Mobile’s favorite pubs, celebrating anniversary with music, new beer
This week, one of Mobile’s favorite neighborhood pubs celebrates a major anniversary with lots of music and a special limited-edition beer from a local brewery. This is the 77th anniversary week for Callaghan’s Irish Social Club and the 20th anniversary for its current ownership, which revitalized a nearly dormant private club, turning it into a thriving spot with a reputation for serving some of the area’s best burgers and for introducing attentive listeners to new bands on their way up. Among the artists who played the small club on their way to bigger things are Alabama Shakes, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Jason Isbell and the late Justin Townes Earle.
Alligators in Mobile: Are You Safe to Go in the Water?
Are there alligators in Mobile, Alabama? Absolutely. There are about 70,000 alligators living throughout Alabama. These reptiles live in ponds, lakes, canals, rivers, swamps, marshes, and almost any body of water they can find. These ancient predators can range from a few feet long to over 10 feet in length. If you live in Alabama […]
New Amtrak Developments for Connecting Mobile and New Orleans
Here’s an update on the Amtrak project between New Orleans and Mobile!. It looks like we’re getting closer to having a passenger service back in town. After being on hiatus ever since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, countless negotiations, and hard work, officials are optimistic that trains will once again roll along the Gulf Coast this year.
UPDATE: Woman accused in Prichard murder denied bond after refusing to appear in court
PRICHARD, Ala. (WALA) - Prichard police have released a statement regarding an arrest made in an early Sunday morning shooting. “On the morning of June 4, 2023, Prichard Police received a report of a shooting on Myers Rd in Eight Mile. Upon arrival, authorities found two victims: Jacquel Bridges, who was transported to USA hospital with life-threatening injuries, and William Jones, who was pronounced dead at the scene.