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    U.S. Agency Warns Car Owners to Get Air Bags Fixed

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     The inflators have led to multiple recalls from Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda, General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, BMW and Mitsubishi.

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    Eastbound Causeway Closed Today

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    Crews will be filming "Bus 657" today More>>

    Isis Fighter Is Volunteer From Mississippi Video included

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    Jeremy Woodard is from Meridian, Mississippi. His family says they were shocked when he said he wanted to help the resistance in Syria. More>>

    Watch Out For Falling Gas Prices Video included

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    AAA says gas prices will continue to drop over the next several weeks.

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    Apple Launches "Apple Pay" Video included

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    The new mobile payments system for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be up and running this afternoon following the release of a software update for Apple's iOS mobile operating system. More>>

    Baldwin County Plan to Fund Road Projects Video included

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    A new proposal is getting some traction in Baldwin county that would cost taxpayers almost eight million dollars every year and you would pay every time you get your car tag.

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    Al. House Speaker Indicted on Corruption Charges

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    Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested and indicted on state corruption charges. More>>

    Who Pays For Ebola Scare? Video included

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    Ambulance rides aren't cheap. It's not clear who could pay for the Ebola scare from last week.


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    Hiawayi Robinson's Mother In Mobile Metro Jail Video included

    Yosha Populous, Mobile Metro Jail mugshot on October 20, 2014 Yosha Populous, Mobile Metro Jail mugshot on October 20, 2014
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    A new development involving Hiawayi Robinson's mother, Yosha Populous. She is sitting in Mobile Metro Jail on federal charges. More>>

    Weather

    Another Encore of Smiling Sunshine Ahead

    How about more of the same in our weather forecast? Lows drop to 53 tonight under a clear sky. Dress the kiddos warmly for school, but do so in layers because it will be warming up to a sunny 79 by afternoon. More>>

    Woman Saved From California Chimney, Then Arrested

    WOMAN RESCUED FROM CHIMNEY WOMAN RESCUED FROM CHIMNEY
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    Firefighters had to chisel away much of the chimney and lubricate it with dish soap to free her. More>>

    Veteran Remembers First Battle of Vietnam Video included

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    In November 1965, Then Special Forces Captain Ramon 'Tony' Nadal led one of the first rifle companies at LZ X-Ray--the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley. It was the first major battle between American soldiers, and soldiers from the North Vietnamese Regular Army. More>>

    Alabama House Speaker Preparing for Possible Arrest

    Mike Hubbard prepares for possible indictments against him. Mike Hubbard prepares for possible indictments against him.
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    Defense attorney Mark White said Monday they went to the sheriff's office to provide paperwork so Hubbard could be released on bond as quickly as possible if arrested. More>>

    Ebola crisis spurs rash of scams

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    The Ebola epidemicis spurring a swarm of scams that promote bogus "cures," fund fake charities and spread computer viruses aimed at stealing private Information  More>>

    Car Hits Home; Multiple Injuries Video included

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    Five people were injured when a car hit a house Friday in West Mobile.

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    Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter

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    #HereWeGo," the former White House intern who had an affair with President Bill Clinton tweeted early on Monday.  More>>

    Possible Serial Killer in Custody

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    Man held by authorities after 7 bodies recovered.

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    Justices Won't Revive Louisiana Parish Claims

    Justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims. Justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims.
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    The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from 11 Louisiana parishes that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. More>>

    Veteran From Meridian Fighting against ISIS

    Jeremy Woodard, a security guard from Meridian, Mississippi. Jeremy Woodard, a security guard from Meridian, Mississippi.
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    A Security guard from Mississippi is fighting on the frontline against ISIS with comrades he can't even understand.

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    Mourners Gather to Remember Paul Hubbert

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    Friends and relatives gathered in Montgomery to remember former teacher lobbyist Paul Hubbert.Hubbert died Tuesday at the age of 78. More>>

    Celeste Road Baptist Church Has Dedication Service Video included

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    Close to 200 members of the congregation, as well as church volunteers came together for the dedication service of the new church. More>>

    Driver Says Saraland PD Didn't Follow Protocol Video included

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    Diane Baxter says she was almost hit head on by the suspect's car being chased by police Saturday. More>>

    Ala. AG's Race Brings Big Money, Big Accusations

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    The race for state attorney general has become one of the most contentious in Alabama this election season.Republican Attorney General Luther Strange says voters should elect him to a second term because of his record over the last four years. More>>

    SEC Dominates Top 5 in College Football

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    4 of the top 5 teams in the AP top 25 are from the SEC West Division.

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    High Speed Chase Ends With Arrest Video included

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    A high speed chase in Saraland ended with an arrest Saturday. More>>

    No. 7 Alabama Steamrolls No. 21 Texas A&M 59-0

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    Blake Sims passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns and scored on a 43-yard run while leading No. 7 Alabama to 35 second-quarter points and a 59-0 pummeling of No. 21 Texas AM on Saturday. More>>

    Firearm Owners Talk About Gun Control Video included

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    Several sharp shooters gathered for a competition in Mobile held this weekend. More>>

    7th Annual Buddy Walk a Success Video included

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    The 7th annual Buddy Walk was held in downtown Mobile Saturday morning. More>>

    I-65 Jumper Arrested

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    News 5 is following a developing story on the I-65 bridge above the Mobile River Delta in Saraland. More>>

    UAB: Man Sought in Robbery, Sexual Assault

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    The University of Alabama at Birmingham says warrants have been filed against a man suspected of robbing and sexually assaulting four students in a parking deck on campus. More>>

    Confusion at Health Department over Ebola Case? Video included

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    Questions remain about Mobile County Health Department protocol, three days after an Ebola “scare.” More>>

    Baldwin Man Burns House, Kills Pets Video included

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    In Baldwin County a man faces a host of charges including animal cruelty after investigators say he burned down his home in a fit of rage, killing two of the family pets.

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    Hurricane Gonzalo Heads to Bermuda

    A look at Hurricane Gonzalo in the Atlantic on the approach to Bermuda. A look at Hurricane Gonzalo in the Atlantic on the approach to Bermuda.
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    .Bermuda is already feeling winds of tropical-storm strength, and conditions are expected to quickly get worse today. More>>

    Exclusive: Woman At Center of Ebola False Alarm Talks To News 5 Video included

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    Friends say the communication breakdown started when she was examined by someone who was not her regular doctor. Now members of Mobile's African community say some are staying away from the doctor's office to avoid problems with healthcare providers nervous about Africans.


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    Alabama Shakespeare Festival Touring Company in Fairhope Next Week

    The touring company is coming to Fairhope. The touring company is coming to Fairhope.
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    There is a public performance on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Fairhope High School's Black Box Theatre. More>>

    Police Find Meth Hidden in Candles on Bus Headed to Mobile

    Man found with 48 candles of meth traveling to Mobile. Man found with 48 candles of meth traveling to Mobile.
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    The bus, operated by the company known as El Expresso, was headed to Mobile. More>>

    AZ Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

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    A federal judge has ruled that Arizona's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and has refused to stay his ruling.  More>>

    Lab Worker Quarantined on Cruise Ship

    Worker who may have handled Ebola specimen on cruise. Worker who may have handled Ebola specimen on cruise.
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    Carnival Cruise Lines says the Texas health care worker who is on board the Carnival Magic cruise ship is in isolation and is "not deemed to be a risk" to passengers or crew members. More>>

    UPDATE: Wilmer Man Killed with Infants in Car Video included

    Terry Poole is being held on murder charges Terry Poole is being held on murder charges
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    The shooting happened Thursday night around 7:30 on Glenwood Farms Road. More>>

    Alabama Unemployment Drops to 6.6%

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    Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama's preliminary, seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate is 6.6%, down from the rate in August of 6.9%. More>>

    Greek Fest is Under Way in Mobile

    2014 Greekfest is going on today and tomorrow in Mobile. 2014 Greekfest is going on today and tomorrow in Mobile.
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    You have a chance to sample Greek food, music, and heritage with friends and neighbors. More>>

    Police: Home Burglar Stole $10,000 in Change

    State police: Home burglar stole $10,000 in change. State police: Home burglar stole $10,000 in change.
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    State police say someone got away with a lot of change when they burglarized a rural home. More>>

    President Names Ebola Czar

    Named Ebola Czar by President Obama. Named Ebola Czar by President Obama.
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    Obama to name Ron Klain, former Biden chief of staff, as point man on US Ebola response. More>>

    Comet To Buzz Mars

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    It only happens once in a million years or so -- and it's happening this weekend. More>>

    Education Spending in Alabama

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     Study: Alabama K-12 cuts deepest

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    4 weeks since Hiawayi Murder, Still no Arrests Video included

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    It's been 4 weeks since the body of Hiawayi Robinson was found in Prichard. More>>

    Mobile No Stranger to Deadly Health Epidemics Video included

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    Mobile's first two hundred years were marked by periodic outbreaks of Yellow Fever. The worst in 1853 saw a thirds of the population flee the city

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    Family of Alexis Abraham Pleads for Help Video included

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    The family of a 5-year-old who nearly drowned at Mill Creek Municipal Park in Citronelle early this Summer is asking for your help. More>>

    "Fangate" Fuels Disappointment For Some Florida Voters Video included

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    Wednesday night's bizarre, gubernatorial debate in Florida has many voters frustrated.

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    Infirmary:Core Group Know All Ebola Procedures Video included

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    The Mobile Infirmary says only certain designated staffers know the exact details of their Ebola procedures.

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    Republicans press for Ebola travel ban

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    House Republicans demanded a travel ban from Ebola-ravaged West Africa Thursday, calling it the only sure way to protect Americans from the virus's deadly reach.  More>>

    Hotel Liquidation Sale

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    For the first time thousands of quality room furnishings are available to the general public. More>>

    Super-Sized comet to buzz Mars on Sunday

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     "We're getting ready for a spectacular set of observations," NASA says
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    Brownlee: Guilty in Child Sex Abuse Case Video included

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    It's a guilty verdict for Wood family friend William Brownlee in the first trial involving the child sex abuse investigation that started more than two years ago.

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    Montgomery AIDS Pastor Banned From Pulpit

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    A judge orders Rev. Juan McFarland to surrender his church keys and his church-issued Mercedes.

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    School Bus Accident in Theodore

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    News 5 is at the scene of an accident involving a school bus and a passenger vehicle in Theodore. More>>

    Keesler AFB To Host Air Show

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    Base officials are planning their first air show in 4 years.

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    Electric Fan Delays Florida Governor Debate

    Gov. Scott comes out to shake the hand of his challenger, Charlie Christ. Gov. Scott comes out to shake the hand of his challenger, Charlie Christ.
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    Florida Gov. Rick Scott delayed the start of a debate because of an electric fan below Democratic challenger Charlie Crist's podium. More>>

    Prichard Police Looking for "Fruit Loop" Video included

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    UPDATE: PRICHARD POLICE SAY THEY'RE LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO GOES BY THE STREET NAME "FRUIT LOOP."

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    Chef Touts "Human Burger" for Walking Dead Fans

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    With The Walking Dead's fifth season underway, a London chef got creative -- maybe too creative -- in making a burger to fit the show's theme for feasting on flesh. More>>

    Update: Brownlee Convicted in Sex Abuse Case

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    William Brownlee found GUILTY on Sex abuse and sodomy charges. Jury took 20 minutes. More>>

    Facebook Creates 'Safety Check' Tool for Disasters

    Facebook launches new safety feature. Facebook launches new safety feature.
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    Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters. More>>

    CBS Launches Expansive Digital Subscription Service

    CBS is launching a new streaming service. CBS is launching a new streaming service.
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    CBS is taking big leap inside the digital space, announcing Thursday the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription Video On Demand and live streaming service. More>>

    Florida Gov. Scott Campaign Disputes Debate Delay

    Florida Gov. Scott campaign disputes debate delay. Florida Gov. Scott campaign disputes debate delay.
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    Florida Gov. Rick Scott's campaign is disputing the cause of a delay in Wednesday's night televised debate with former Gov. Charlie Crist. More>>

    Facebook Safety Tool

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     Allows users to let family and friends know they are okay during and after a disaster.

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    It's Snowbird Season! Video included

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    Our northern friends have arrived and will spending the next five months in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

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    Deaf Dog Murdered in Satsuma Yard Video included

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    Animal cruelty charges are likely for whoever shot and killed a deaf dog in Satsuma. More>>

    Mobile Fire-Rescue: Prepared for Ebola Video included

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    The CDC says it's receiving 800 phone calls daily from hospitals reporting patients with Ebola like symptoms. On Tuesday, USA Medical Center was one of them. So, did health officials over-react? More>>

    News 5 Poll Shows Bentley with Gigantic Lead Video included

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    A News 5/Strategy Research poll shows Republican Robert Bentley with a two to one lead over Democrat Griffith, just three weeks before the November 4th election. More>>

    Wood Family Sex Case in Court Video included

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    The first of almost a dozen family members and friends of Brittney Wood is on trial in Bay Minette in a bizarre sex abuse case. Billy Brownlee faces charges of sodomy and sexual abuse and Wednesday he faced his accusers.

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    Man Allegedly Threatens Neighbors With Knife

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    A Crestview man faces multiple charges after neighbors say he smashed a window, threatened to kill them, and tried to stab his way through a door. More>>

    2 Ebola outbreaks in Africa have different sources

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    A second, smaller Ebola outbreak has been going on in Africa, and a new study shows it has a different source in nature than the massive epidemic raging now in the western part of the continent. More>>

    Clean-Up in Mobile Ship Channel Continues

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    The Captain of the Port of Mobile has placed a one-way vessel traffic restriction for vessels. More>>

    Perdido Beach Officials Warn Of Mail Tampering

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    Authorities say someone is stealing mail from area mailboxes.

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    Spice Related Arrests in Saraland

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    Cops arrested two men in Saraland during a traffic stop and seized spice and marijuana. More>>

    Bentley, Dog of Dallas Nurse With Ebola, Moved to Naval Air Base

    Bentley, dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola, moved to naval air base. Bentley, dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola, moved to naval air base.
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    Officials say the year-old King Charles Spaniel belonging to the Dallas nurse hospitalized with Ebola has been given comfortable bedding, toys and other items to entertain him while he stays at a decommissioned naval air base. More>>

    Toyota Recalling Another 1.75 Million Cars

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    Toyota is recalling about 423,000 older-model Lexus luxury cars in the U.S. because a gasket can leak fuel and possibly cause a fire. More>>

    Health Officials Explain Ebola Scare Procedure Video included

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    USA Medical Center staff say they are proud of their team for the way they handled the Ebola scare Tuesday. More>>

    Man Pinned Under 18 Wheeler

    Lifelfight responding to accident in Mobile County. Lifelfight responding to accident in Mobile County.
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    Authorities were called to the scene of an accident at Lott and Schillinger Roads. More>>

    Airline Stocks Tumble on Fresh Ebola Fears

    Airline stocks tumble on fresh Ebola fears. Airline stocks tumble on fresh Ebola fears.
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    Airline stocks are tumbling after news that the second health worker to be diagnosed with Ebola flew on a commercial flight the night before reporting a fever. More>>

    U.S. Names Syria-Iraq Campaign "Inherent Resolve"

    US names Syria-Iraq campaign "Inherent Resolve" US names Syria-Iraq campaign "Inherent Resolve"
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    Weeks into its air campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, the Pentagon has finally announced a name for the operation: "Inherent Resolve." More>>

    HBO to Offer Stand-Alone Streaming Service

    HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service. HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service.
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    Premium cable channel HBO plans to offer a stand-alone version of its popular video-streaming service in 2015. More>>

    EPA Approves New Weed Killer for Engineered Crops

    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.
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    The herbicide is designed to be used on corn and soybeans grown with engineered seeds approved by the Agriculture Department last month. More>>

    Patient at "Zero Risk" for Ebola, Sent Home Video included

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    Officials from the University of South Alabama Medical Center say the female patient admitted for an evaluation of possible Ebola-like symptoms has been sent home with "zero chance" of having the deadly virus. More>>

    3rd Ebola Patient in Dallas Flew on Plane Monday

    Frontier Airlines and CDC confirm that the third patient traveled by air Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms. Frontier Airlines and CDC confirm that the third patient traveled by air Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms.
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    UPDATE: Frontier Airlines and CDC confirm that the third patient traveled by air Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms. More>>

    Forecasters: Gonzalo Powerful Category 4 Hurricane

    Forecasters: Gonzalo powerful Category 3 hurricane. Forecasters: Gonzalo powerful Category 3 hurricane.
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    Forecasters say Hurricane Gonzalo is maintaining strength as a powerful Category 4 storm as it churns over open waters toward Bermuda. More>>

    Ebola: By the Numbers

    Ebola: By the numbers All information provided with permission of The Fiscal Times. More>>

    2nd person Tests Positive For Ebola In Texas

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    The Texas Department of State Health Services says that a second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease. More>>

    Passenger Accused of Sexual Assault in Airplane Bathroom

    Passenger accused of sexual assault in airplane bathroom. Passenger accused of sexual assault in airplane bathroom.
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    A Japan Airlines flight had to return to Honolulu after a male passenger sexually assaulted a female passenger in the airplane's bathroom, the FBI said. More>>

    UPDATE 7:20 AM: Health Officials To Address Ebola Scare This Morning Video included

    Mobile-Fire Rescue stages at Mobile County Health Departmetn after receiving call about suspected Ebola patient. Mobile-Fire Rescue stages at Mobile County Health Departmetn after receiving call about suspected Ebola patient.
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    After a thorough examination was conducted, it was determined that the patient did not meet the Centers for Disease Control screening criteria, and there is no risk for Ebola. More>>

    Paul Hubbert Remembered

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     Powerful teacher lobbyist Paul Hubbert dies

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    Minor Storm Damage Reported In Baldwin County Video included

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    Two homeowners in North Baldwin County are cleaning up storm debris following Monday's severe weather.

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    AL Governor Pledges Money to Monroe County

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    Gov. Robert Bentley awarded the Monroe County Commission a $100,000 grant to continue development of a 7.4-mile recreation trail that leads from Tunnel Springs, just north of Monroeville, to the town of Beatrice. More>>

    Distinguished Young Women Names New Leader

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    Kendra Haskins has been named the new Field Director for the Mobile, Ala. based national scholarship program. More>>

    Fake Movie Money In Mobile Video included

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    Deputies say the fake bills were used on movie sets and people in town have already tried using them as real money. More>>

    John DeBlase Jury Selection: Day 1 Video included

    DeBlase goes on trial today for capital murder. DeBlase goes on trial today for capital murder.
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    He is accused of poisoning his two children in 2010 and burying their bodies in two different states. District Attorney Ashley Rich says they don't expect opening arguments in the murder trial to start until Wednesday or Thursday of next week.


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    Pensacola Woman Found Safe

    Woman reported missing found safe in Biloxi. Woman reported missing found safe in Biloxi.
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    The search for a woman who has been missing since October 6 has ended. More>>

    MPD: Is this your jewelry?

    Jewelry recovered by Mobile Police. Jewelry recovered by Mobile Police.
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    Mobile Police are seeking the help of the public in identifying owners of jewelry recovered from a serial burglar. More>>

    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive Will Retire Soon

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    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive will retire after 13 years leading the league. More>>

    2 Boats Sink Near Mobile Ship Channel

    52-foot towing vessel Delta Amber sunk in Mobile Bay. 52-foot towing vessel Delta Amber sunk in Mobile Bay.
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    The Coast Guard is responding to two sunken vessels in Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island. More>>

    Wrestling Legend Cowboy Bob Kelly Has Died

    Wrestling legend Cowboy Bob Kelly at his home in Mobile, Alabama back in 2011. Wrestling legend Cowboy Bob Kelly at his home in Mobile, Alabama back in 2011.
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    Sad news to report involving a Gulf Coast wrestling legend. We have learned Cowboy Bob Kelly passed away on Sunday at the age of 78. More>>

    Prichard Activist Wins Council Seat

    Severia Campbell-Morri wins the District 2 election in Prichard. Severia Campbell-Morri wins the District 2 election in Prichard.
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    The City of Prichard has a new council member. More>>

    Hackers Holding Dropbox Passwords For Ransom

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    Hackers are threatening a major breach in Dropbox security, claiming to have stolen the login details of almost 7 million users. More>>

    Baby Survives 3 Days Under Dead Dad

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    An infant who was trapped underneath her dead father's body possibly for three days has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

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    Falling Gas Prices In Mobile, Alabama

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    More people are smiling instead of cringing when they stop to buy gasoline. Prices, especially in Mobile, have dropped dramatically over the last few days. News 5 will show you which station has the lowest price. More>>

    26 Injured in Megabus Crash on I-65

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    A double-deck commercial bus overturned on Interstate 65 south of Indianapolis early Tuesday, injuring at least 26 people and temporarily stopping traffic on the northbound lanes. More>>

    Auburn Researcher's Ebola Drug Gets Animal-Tested

    Dr. Schneller diagrams the molecule he developed for fighting Ebola. Dr. Schneller diagrams the molecule he developed for fighting Ebola.
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    Things really took off for the Auburn research team in March, when the West Africa outbreak of Ebola started to spread. More>>

    Wacky, Unique, Pet Halloween Costumes on Etsy

    Etsy Halloween costumes. Etsy Halloween costumes.
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    Searching for that perfect Halloween costume for your pet frog or lizard? More>>

    Empty Coffin of Escaped Boy Adds to Mysteries

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    Thomas Curry died in 1925, after escaping from an infamous reform school in Florida's panhandle. More>>

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    • Al. House Speaker Indicted on Corruption Charges

      Al. House Speaker Indicted on Corruption Charges

      Monday, October 20 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-10-20 22:04:01 GMT
      Alabama House Speaker Mike HubbardAlabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard
      Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested and indicted on state corruption charges.
      Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested and indicted on state corruption charges.
    • Hiawayi Robinson's Mother In Mobile Metro Jail

      Hiawayi Robinson's Mother In Mobile Metro Jail

      Monday, October 20 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-10-20 20:50:27 GMT
      Yosha Populous, Mobile Metro Jail mugshot on October 20, 2014Yosha Populous, Mobile Metro Jail mugshot on October 20, 2014
      A new development involving Hiawayi Robinson's mother, Yosha Populous. She is sitting in Mobile Metro Jail on federal charges.
      A new development involving Hiawayi Robinson's mother, Yosha Populous. She is sitting in Mobile Metro Jail on federal charges.
    • Alabama House Speaker Preparing for Possible Arrest

      Alabama House Speaker Preparing for Possible Arrest

      Monday, October 20 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-10-20 16:51:26 GMT
      Mike Hubbard prepares for possible indictments against him.Mike Hubbard prepares for possible indictments against him.
      Defense attorney Mark White said Monday they went to the sheriff's office to provide paperwork so Hubbard could be released on bond as quickly as possible if arrested.
      Defense attorney Mark White said Monday they went to the sheriff's office to provide paperwork so Hubbard could be released on bond as quickly as possible if arrested.
    • NationalMore>>

    • The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items

      The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 3:27 AM EDT2014-10-21 07:27:52 GMT
      There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.
      There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.
    • Restitution ordered in dinosaur footprint theft

      Restitution ordered in dinosaur footprint theft

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 3:17 AM EDT2014-10-21 07:17:26 GMT
      A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution.
      A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution.
    • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

      CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 3:17 AM EDT2014-10-21 07:17:16 GMT
      A federal health official says revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include protective gear "with no skin showing."
      Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to...
    • InternationalMore>>

    • Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk

      Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 4:16 AM EDT2014-10-21 08:16:30 GMT
      Russian investigators say the driver of a snowplow that collided with a corporate jet at a Moscow airport, killing the CEO of French oil giant Total, was drunk.
      The head of French oil giant Total SA was killed at a Moscow airport when his corporate jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.
    • Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing

      Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 4:06 AM EDT2014-10-21 08:06:47 GMT
      Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a South African courthouse to hear his sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
      A judge began announcing Oscar Pistorius' sentence Tuesday at the climax of a months-long trial of the disabled Olympic runner for the killing of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year.
    • Head of Iran's chief clerical body dead at 83

      Head of Iran's chief clerical body dead at 83

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 3:56 AM EDT2014-10-21 07:56:37 GMT
      Ayatollah Mohammadreza Mahdavi Kani, the head of Iran's most influential clerical body charged with choosing or dismissing the country's supreme leader, has died. He was 83.
      Ayatollah Mohammadreza Mahdavi Kani, the head of Iran's most influential clerical body charged with choosing or dismissing the country's supreme leader, has died. He was 83.
    • SportsMore>>

    • Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

      Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 4:06 AM EDT2014-10-21 08:06:51 GMT
      The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool...
      The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.
    • Dufner returns from injury at Perth International

      Dufner returns from injury at Perth International

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 4:06 AM EDT2014-10-21 08:06:49 GMT
      Jason Dufner returns to tournament play on Thursday at the Perth International after a two-month neck injury layoff in which he "totally detached" himself from golf and didn't watch any of the Ryder Cup on...
      Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play on Thursday at the Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf in which he "totally detached" himself from the sport and didn't watch any of the Ryder...
    • Steelers surge past shocked Texans 30-23

      Steelers surge past shocked Texans 30-23

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 3:36 AM EDT2014-10-21 07:36:54 GMT
      Brett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone.
      Brett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone.
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    • Mobile Botanical Gardens Plantasia Plant Sale

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      Plain Gardening explored great Gulf Coast peppers a year or two ago, but new and exciting things are happening in Pepper World.
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      Today's episode of Plain Gardening finds Bill Finch of Mobile Botanical Gardens in a tree, trying to steal his persimmons from the birds.
      Today's episode of Plain Gardening finds Bill Finch of Mobile Botanical Gardens in a tree, trying to steal his persimmons from the birds.
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