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    Mysterious Documents Found At Daphne Recycling Center

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    Copies of old checks, bank statements, and account information, it all seems like things that might get tossed, but potentially, for identity thieves, it might be a gold mine.
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    Video Of Fairhope Beach Causes Concern

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    Elliott Gordon says he found fecal matter washing up along the shoreline Saturday. More>>

    DUI Suspected In Fatal Wreck

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    A man from Prichard is charged with DUI Manslaughter in connection with a Saturday night wreck.
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    Large Turnout for Dragon Boat Race

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    The event raised money for children in the Mobile area. More>>

    Soccer Fans React to Mayor Stimpson's Proposal

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    Alabama may be a football state, but summers in Mobile soccer isn't too far behind. More>>

    American Pharoah Wins Triple Crown

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    American Pharoah became the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. More>>

    Slide the City Is Coming To Spanish Fort In June

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    They'll set up along Town Center Drive near the Bass Pro shop. More>>

    Earthquake Hits Eutaw, Alabama

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    The US Geologic Survey says the quake measured 3.0 on the Richter scale. More>>

    Snapper Season Coming To A Close This Week

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    The ten day Snapper season is coming to a close and this weekend is the only chance for private fishermen to have a chance to reel one in. More>>

    What's Working: Getting a GED Behind Bars

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    Inmates at Mobile Metro Jail have an opportunity to better themselves while locked up behind bars. All inmates are given the opportunity to get their GED. More>>

    Halfway Through Recreational Red Snapper Season

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    Red snapper season for recreational anglers is halfway over. The federal season is only ten days. But there is work far away from the gulf coast to change that. More>>

    New Courthouse To Cost Between $90-118 Million

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    Those who work in the existing courthouse say the new one will provide better security.

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    University of South Alabama Passes Tuition, Fee Increases

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     The University of South Alabama Board of Trustees have passed an increase to tuition and fees for the tenth straight year.

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    Hastie Found Not Guilty in All But One Non-Felony Count

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     Mobile License Commissioner Kim Hastie, best known for instituting "ten minute tags," has been found not guilty of the most serious charges in her federal corruption and conspiracy trial.
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    12-Year-Old Killed in Tragic ATV Accident in Baldwin County

    Michael "Mikey" Defee, 12, Bay Minette Michael "Mikey" Defee, 12, Bay Minette
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    A 12-year-old boy from Bay Minette has been killed in an ATV accident in Baldwin County. More>>

    Get A Free Doughnut

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    It is National Doughnut Day! More>>

    Pensacola PD Investigates Possible Abduction

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    Investigators say woman was reportedly pushed into blue 2006 Land Rover with Texas tag. More>>

    Another Shake Up For Baldwin County Schools

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    Now not only has the current Superintendent Robbie Owen resigned, but tonight, Norm Moore stepped down as the president of the board.
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    Officer on Leave After Pointing Gun at Unarmed Teens

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    A police officer has been placed on administrative leave after a video showed him pushing a 14-year-old girl to the ground outside a pool and pointing his gun at other teens. More>>

    Mayor Stimpson's Son Expected in Court Monday

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    Sands Stimpson is accused of impersonating an officer. More>>

    Sports Tourism Is Big Business In Baldwin County

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    Orange Beach and Gulf Shores continue to lead the region as a major, sports tournament destination. More>>

    Commissioners Argue Over Soccer Complex Money

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    Mayor Stimpson wants to take back the $1.5 million he originally gave to the county for a soccer complex, but the Commissioner Connie Hudson is putting up a fight. More>>

    67-Year-Old Arrested for Child Pornography on Florida Panhandle

    James M. Watford, 67, Panama City James M. Watford, 67, Panama City
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    Authorities have announced the arrest of a Panama City man on charges relating to the possession of child pornography. More>>

    MPD Searching for Stolen Credit Card Users

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    The two women in the attached picture used stolen credit cards in the amount of approximately $3,000 at a CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Rite Aid and Family Dollar in the area of Three Notch and Schillinger Roads. More>>

    Costco Open for Business

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    Costco received a warm, Gulf Coast welcome Thursday for its first day of business. More>>

    Needed: Clothing and Shoe Donations

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    You can drop off gently worn or new clothes and shoes by June 6th. More>>

    Second Day of Jury Deliberation in Kim Hastie Trial

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    Members of a jury are discussing whether or not Mobile County license commissioner Kim Hastie is guilty of 17 charges brought against her.  More>>

    Pilot Error Caused Black Hawk Crash in Santa Rosa Sound

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    The Irish Times is reporting pilot error is what caused a fatal helicopter crash in March 2015. More>>

    Firefighters Accused Of Stealing From City

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    Two firefighters are accused of stealing ladders from the fire department More>>

    Prichard Firefighters Arrested

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    Two Prichard firefighters were arrested after being accused of stealing city property.
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    Hundreds Take Sneak Peak Inside Costco

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    The wait is over for the highly anticipated grand opening of Costco at McGowin Park. The doors open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, but Wednesday evening hundreds of shoppers took a sneak peak inside the new store before the registers open. More>>

    Mayor's Proposal To Redirect Soccer Complex Funds Takes Heat

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    Just yesterday Mayor Stimpson announced a $1.9 million initiative to fix city parks, but 1.5 million of that would have to be funds already promised to the County for it's soccer and aquatics complex.
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    Hastie Case Goes to Jury, Yeager Found Not Guilty

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    Mobile County License Commissioner Kim Hastie, and her top assistant Ramona Yeager, are accused of misspending public funds. More>>

    Only on News 5: New Diving Reef Deployed off Orange Beach

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    Only on News Five, a look at the latest addition to coastal Alabama's diving reefs. You may remember a couple of years ago a foundation was formed in Orange Beach to try and attract scuba divers to the area. Well the plan seems to be working and now they have a new place to go down under. More>>

    Toby Keith's Bar And Grill Closes In Orange Beach

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    The parent company of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill owes the Wharf more than $200,000 in unpaid rent. More>>

    Can We Fix Budget Deficit Without Taxing Taxpayers?

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    Revenue Commissioner Julie Magee prepared several options for the governor, but they seem to be falling on deaf ears. More>>

    After Breaches, Taxpayers Asked To Verify ID

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    The Department of Revenue is sending out letters to certain taxpayers asking them to verify their identity. More>>

    Arrest Made in George County Murder After Body Found in Woods

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    A murder suspect has been arrested after police discovered a body buried in a wooded area of George County. More>>

    New Crime App Coming to Mobile

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    Over the years, the Mobile County Sheriff's Department has used "Meth Text" to get the drug off the streets.  More>>

    Jury Likely To Recommend Keaton Sentence Today

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    A jury could choose life in prison or the death penalty for Heather Keaton today. Closing arguments are this morning.

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    Allen B. West in Daphne

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    Political commentator and former Florida Congressman talks about the possibility of running for U.S. President during a Republican gathering on the eastern shore. More>>

    No Artificial Turf At Spanish Fort High School

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    The Spanish Fort City Council voted against funding a massive, artificial turf project at the high school football stadium. More>>

    Hastie Day 6: Testimony Ends

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     Mobile County License Commissioner Kim Hastie did not testify. Those who did Tuesday were mostly character witnesses or work for Hastie at the License Commission office. More>>

    Locally Filmed 'The Prince' Already On Netflix

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    If you missed the release of "The Prince," an action thriller filmed in Mobile staring Bruce Willis, you're not alone. More>>

    Gulf Shores to Enhance Beach Surveillance Cameras

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    Trying to stop crime before it happens was behind installing security cameras at the public beach in Gulf Shores. That was seven years ago. Now the city is planning to spend 50 thousand dollars to upgrade their outdated security cameras to better monitor the public beach area. More>>

    SWAT Team Surrounds Greyhound Bus Station in Mobile

    Police activity Tuesday afternoon at the greyhound bus station in Mobile, Alabama. Two men were placed in custody after a fight on one of the buses. Police activity Tuesday afternoon at the greyhound bus station in Mobile, Alabama. Two men were placed in custody after a fight on one of the buses.
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    Several police cars and SWAT team members swarmed the greyhound bus station in Mobile Tuesday afternoon.
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    Jury Recommends Death Sentence for Heather Keaton

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    BREAKING NEWS: The jury has recommended the death penalty in the Heather Keaton trial. More>>

    Missing Alzheimer Patient Located in Mobile County

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    Update: Mr. Smith was found safe More>>

    Alabama's Budget Battle Will Continue

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    Bentley vetoed general fund budget; says special session looming More>>

    City Fires Clerk and Strips Mayor's Power

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    Bayou La Batre's City Council removed Mayor Brett Dungan as a signatory on the city's PNC loan documents and fired the city clerk at the urging of Council member Annette Johnson.
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    House Passes Byrne's Snapper Bill

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    The House of Representative passed Rep. Bradley Byrne's Red Snapper Bill Monday night. More>>

    Beach Communities Ready For Hurricane Season

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    The city of Gulf Shores has adopted stricter building codes to help prevent or minimize major building damage if a hurricane makes landfall. More>>

    Hastie Trial Day 5: PR Consultant's Pay at Heart of Trial

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    Much of the case against License Commissioner Kim Hastie centers on consultant Chad Tucker and the kind of work he actually did and how he was paid.  More>>

    Alabama Senate Passes Slashed Budget, Awaits House Vote

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    Senators have approved a grim general fund budget that cuts $200 million from state agencies after lawmakers couldn't agree how to fill a projected budget shortfall. More>>

    Red Snapper Season Has Arrived

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    It's one of the most anticipated fishing seasons of the year, red snapper. this year's season is one of the longest in recent memory. More>>

    GulfQuest Announcement Next Week

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    Finally, some long-awaited news regarding the GulfQuest Maritime Museum's opening in Mobile. 
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    Alabama Shrimp Season to Open Wednesday

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    Officials from the Alabama Marine Resources Division have announced that the 2015 Gulf shrimp season will officially open as of 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 3. More>>

    Ted Cruz Apologizes for Biden Joke

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    Washington (CNN) -- Republican presidential contender Sen. Ted Cruz apologized for an ill-timed joke about Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday night. More>>

    Rick Perry Launches Second Run for President

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    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry launched his 2016 bid for the White House in Addison, Texas, Thursday afternoon. More>>

    Truck Nearly Goes Over Dolly Parton Bridge

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    A flatbed truck is hanging off the edge of the ramp leading up to the "Dolly Parton" bridge on I-65 southbound. More>>

    Woman Carjacked Friday Night in Mobile

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    The suspects bumped the back of her car right before it happened.

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    State Calls Witnesses Against Keaton In Sentencing

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    Rebuttal witnesses take the stand as the stand begins its last round of witnesses. These witnesses are meant to challenge assertions made during the defense's turn calling witnesses.

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    Red Snapper Season Begins June 1st, What To Expect

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    Researchers estimate there are about 17,000 artificial reefs off of Alabama's Coast but are they filled with Red Snapper?

     

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    Martha Roby Says Alabama Veterans Deserve Better

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    One year after VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned, Alabama U.S. Representative Martha Roby demands changes. More>>

    Facebook Support Page For Pain Med Doctors

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    The two doctors who were arrested over a week ago now have a support page on Facebook. More>>

    Heather Keaton Trial Continues Monday

    Heather Keaton Heather Keaton
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    Keaton is the woman convicted in the deaths of her two young step-children 3-year-old Chase and 4-year-old Natalie Deblase. More>>

    St. Louis Street Building Fire

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    The call came in just after 4:00 p.m. to this building at 756 Saint Louis Street. More>>

    Arrest Made In Ann Street Shooting

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    19-year-old Demarcus Perdue was arrested Sunday morning. More>>

    Legislation to Bring Electric Chair Back to Alabama Loses Steam

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    A bill that would bring back Alabama's electric chair, and keep secret the suppliers of death penalty drugs, appears dead for the session. More>>

    Florida Teen Knocked Out by Fish Leaping from River

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    Florida wildlife authorities say a teenager was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon jumping from the Suwannee River. More>>

    Fla. Teacher Suspended for Signal-Jamming Students Phones

    Dean Liptak Dean Liptak
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    A Florida science teacher has been suspended for running a signal jammer to prevent his students from using their cellphones in class. More>>

    Alabama Senators Seeking to Rename Historic Selma Bridge

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    Alabama senators are seeking to rename Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge, a historic site in the voting rights movement that also bears the name of a Ku Klux Klan officer. More>>

    Alabama Bill Would Ban Abortion Clinics Near Schools

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    An Alabama Senate committee voted to approve a bill that would ban abortion clinics within 2,000 feet of public schools. More>>

    Slide City Comes To Pensacola

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    Kids of all ages got to slide down 1,000 feet of slick vinyl through downtown Pensacola Saturday. More>>

    Summer Starts Peak Season for Bacteria in Water

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    During the summer, you're not the only one looking for a quick dip in the water, a number of different bacteria are lurking below the surface. More>>

    Three Years Since Brittney Went Missing

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    19-year old Brittney Wood disappeared in 2012. More>>

    7 Year Old Leads the Pack During Grandman Triathlon

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    It's not everyday you see a 7 year old leading the pack of nearly 800 racers in a triathlon, but Saturday morning, all eyes were on Scarlett Ashurst. More>>

    Hundreds of Racers Compete in Grandman Triathlon

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    Nearly 780 athletes from all over the southeast converged upon Fairhope for the annual Publix Grandman Triathlon Saturday morning. More>>

    Alabama Schools Will Receive More Money for Books and Supplies

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    A new development involving the State of Alabama's tale of two budgets.
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    Alligator Season Registration Hampered by Website Crash

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    Registration for the 2015 Alabama Alligator season is currently down due to a website crash. More>>

    Stray pig mugs for camera in back of police car

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    Officers in suburban Detroit took a stray pig into custody, holding the animal in the back of a police vehicle before reuniting it with its owner. More>>

    Cruise Ship Capsizes

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     5 dead, at least 18 survive cruise ship accident

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    UAB Football is Back

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    UAB President Ray Watts announces official reinstatement of football program has begun, Blazers should be back on the field in 2016. More>>

    Man Charged With Murder In 2014 Could Soon Be Out of Jail

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    A Fairhope man arrested last year and charged with murder had his bail cut in half Friday by a judge. Kenneth Styron is being held in the Baldwin County Corrections Center on $250,000 bond, dropped from $500,000.If he makes bail he will be put under house arrest. Styron is accused of killing Melea Ponder White.She's a Fairhope woman Styron used to have a relationship with. Police arrested him after White's body was discovered, partially clothed, in the trunk of her car. The vehicle was sittin... More>>

    MPD Asst. Chief Retires, Replaced by Fmr. Prichard Chief

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    After nearly 40 years as a police officer, Mobile Police Assistant Chief Joseph Kennedy is calling it a career. More>>

    Byrne Has Change of Heart On Cuba

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    Congressman Bradley Byrne is looking forward to a normalized relationship with Cuba. More>>

    Hastie Trial Day 4: FBI Agent Takes Stand

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    The trial of Mobile License Commissioner wrapped up its first week with the FBI agent in charge of the investigation on the witness stand. More>>

    What's Working: Middle School Students Learn Life-Saving Procedure

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    Some students in Semmes have learned a lifesaving procedure.  More>>

    High School Umpires Train in Mobile

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    Mobile hosts the annual state camp for more than 70 umpires from all over the state. More>>

    Baldwin Beach Express A Success

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    The Baldwin County Highway Department says the Beach Express is doing its job: funneling some traffic off Highway 59. More>>

    Enforcement Officers Now Patrolling Gulf Shores Beaches

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    The next time you head to the beach in Gulf Shores you may notice something new patrolling the sand. More>>

    False McGowin Shop Rumors Cause A Stir

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    But by showing the tenants how much they are wanted in Mobile, folks are hoping they come anyway. More>>

    UAB football is coming back

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    Buried but never completely dead, the University of Alabama at Birmingham's football program is alive again. More>>

    Biloxi Shuckers' Opening New Stadium Against Mobile Baybears

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    City officials now say the Biloxi Shuckers' stadium will be ready for the first home game on June 6 against the Mobile Bay Bears. More>>

    Pensacola Teen Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run

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    A 17-year-old driver from Pensacola has been arrested for allegedly killing a pedestrian and leaving the scene nearly two months ago. More>>

    "Fifty Shades of Grey" sequel to be published June 18

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    A fourth novel in the British author's multimillion-selling "Fifty Shades of Grey" series will be released June 18. More>>

    Suspect Wanted for Counterfeit Cash Scam at Wal-Mart

    Suspect wanted for making purchases with counterfeit cash. Suspect wanted for making purchases with counterfeit cash.
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    Mobile Police have made several arrests in the exchange of counterfeit cash, but need the public's help to track down another suspect. More>>

    Woman Throws Hot Coals in Alabama Officer's Face

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    Huntsville police say an officer was injured when a man threw hot coals in his face. More>>

    High Court Throws out Conviction for Facebook Threats

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    The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man convicted of making threats on Facebook, but dodged the free speech issues that had made the case intriguing to First Amendment advocates. More>>

    Jerry Seinfeld Coming to Mobile

    His tour will visit the Saenger Theatre in Mobile on July 23 at 7pm. His tour will visit the Saenger Theatre in Mobile on July 23 at 7pm.
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    Jerry Seinfeld will be performing his signature stand-up routine at the Saenger Theatre. More>>

    Undercover Cops Bust Prostitution Ring in Tuscaloosa

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    Tuscaloosa police say they arrested eight men on charges of soliciting prostitution in an undercover operation. More>>

    First Airbus 320 Parts On Way to Mobile

    Airbus employees in Hamburg celebrating the departure of the first shipset to Mobile Airbus employees in Hamburg celebrating the departure of the first shipset to Mobile
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     The first Airbus 320 components left the port in Hamburg, Germany, bound for Mobile Friday. More>>

    NSA surveillance powers temporarily expire

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    The National Security Agency's (NSA) ability to collect the phone records of Americans in bulk expired late Sunday night, despite the Senate having begun a debate to reform the program. More>>

    Nick Saban's Daughter Marries at Bryant-Denny Stadium

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    Nick Saban's daughter celebrates her wedding at Bryant-Denny Stadium: More>>

    Weather

    Sometimes Steamy, Sometimes Stormy

    Steamy start, warming quickly to the low 90s today.  Some folks will be cooled by a passing thunderstorm. More>>

    Reasons To Spare Keaton’s Life

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    Testimony continues this morning in the sentencing phase of Heather Keaton's murder trial. Today is expected to be dominated by several defense witnesses.

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    Are There Enough Red Snapper Fish to Extend Season?

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    "We made six stops today on six different reefs and every one of them was loaded with fish mostly snapper," Dr. Bob Shipp, Marine Science Professor with University of South Alabama.
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    Time Runs Out for Alabama Lottery, Casino Bill, No New Deals Reached

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    A bill to allow a lottery and casino gambling in Alabama is dead for this legislative session.
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    Joe Biden's Son, Beau, Dead At 46

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    Biden died Saturday night, a victim of brain cancer. More>>

    Hastie Trial Day 3: Key Witness Grilled

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    Defense attorneys spent Thursday attacking the honestly and loyalty of the government's key witness against Mobile County License Commissioner Kim Hastie. More>>

    Foley Will See New Restaurants and Commercial Development

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    Jimmy John's and Panda Express will be Foley's two, newest eateries. More>>

    Here Come the Mosquitoes

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    Mosquito season came early to the Gulf Coast thanks to all the rain in April. A new crop is expected as soon as the current storm system dries up. More>>

    Nurse Demands Answers After Pain Killer Raid

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    Dr. Xiulu Ruan entered a not guilty plea Thursday. More>>

    MPD: Do You Recognize This Man?

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    Mobile Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspected credit card thief. More>>

    Dr. Ruan Pleads Not Guilty in Painkiller Scandal

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    One of the doctors arrested in a regional raid of prescription painkiller facilities across the south has plead not guilty. More>>

    9th Arrest Made in Deaths of 2 Mississippi Police Officers

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    A ninth person has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers who were killed during a traffic stop earlier this month. More>>

    Sentencing Phase Begins In Heather Keaton Trial

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    A jury will eventually recommend the death penalty or life in prison for Heather Keaton. Yesterday they found her guilty of just one count of capital murder in the deaths of her two stepchildren.

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    Mobile Police Investigate Shooting Death of 17-Year-Old

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    Police say 19-year old man was shot in the head More>>

    Bicyclist Hit By Car At Gulf State Park Dies

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    According to a family friend, one of the bicyclists hit by a car Wednesday morning at Gulf State Park has died. More>>

    Dr. Ruan's Attorney: "He is Absolutely 100% Not Guilty"

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    More people may now notice ads for Dr. John Couch and Dr. Xiulu Ruan over I-10, following their arrest after a DEA prescription drug raid.
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    Hastie Trial Day Two: Contractor Testifies

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    Victor Crawford is an IT independent contractor who worked for the County Commission for 20 years and since 2008 for the License Commission. More>>

    Bicyclist Hit By Car At Gulf State Park Dies

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    Two bicyclists are fighting for their lives after being hit Wednesday morning by a car in Gulf State Park. More>>

    New Connector Will Tie Robertsdale With Beach Express

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    The Wilters Street extension should be completely open by the end of the summer. More>>

    How To Tell You’ve Been A Victim Of Identity Theft

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    In light of the IRS being hacked, here's how to tell if you're a victim and how to keep yourself safe. More>>

    Keaton Found Guilty of Capital Murder, Manslaughter of DeBlase Children

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    A jury might come back with a verdict today in the murder trial of Heather Keaton. She's accused of capital murder in the deaths of her two stepchildren Natalie and Chase DeBlase.

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    Inside a Smartphone Repair Shop

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    In this Web Center Report, J.B. Biunno takes you inside one of the many smartphone repair shops opening up on the Gulf Coast! More>>

    Byrne Goes To Cuba

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    Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne says he is headed to Cuba to see first hand what the U.S. is up against with negotiations aimed at normal trade relations with the communist country.Those negotiations have been ongoing. Attempts at a more normal relationship with the island nation were a hot topic a few months ago, but have since grown cold as the Cuban leadership demanded reparations and more incentives after years of a U.S. embargo.We caught up with Byrne one day before he will leave to vi... More>>

    Attorney for Dr. Xiulu Ruan Makes Statement

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    For the first time Tuesday night we heard from the attorney for Dr. Xiulu Ruan. More>>

    Sparks Fly at City Council Meeting

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    Town leaders gathered for the first time since the arrest of their mayor accused of harassing a council member at the last meeting. More>>

    Proposed Soccer Complex Predicted to Cost More than $20 Million

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    The results are in for a feasibility study conducted on a proposed soccer and aquatics complex in Mobile. More>>

    Chaos At Pain Clinic After DEA Raid

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    After a massive DEA prescription drug raid last week shut down two doctors from practice, patients say they've been left behind.
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    Search For New School Superintendent Could Begin Next Week

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    School officials in Baldwin County will likely discuss the soon-to-be vacant superintendent position at a special called board meeting June 4th. More>>

    Bridge Update: No Foxx Visit, New Funding Source?

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    Bad weather Tuesday canceled the trip to Mobile of U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, while Rep Bradley Byrne pitched a possible funding source for the new I-10 bridge project More>>

    Six Arrested in Foley Break-Ins

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    The month of May has not been the best for an office complex in Foley. It has been broken into not once but four times but no more. More>>

    Slot Machines Could Come to Pensacola Greyhound Track

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    Slot machines could be coming to several Florida dog and horse tracks if a far-reaching court ruling holds. More>>

    Former Water Works Manager Indicted

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     54-year old Scotty Allen Moore is accused of using a Water Board issued credit card to ring up charges at strip clubs and for other unauthorized purchases.

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    Registration for 2015 Alligator Hunts Opens June 2

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    The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will open registration for the state's 10th annual regulated alligator hunts June 2 at 8 a.m. More>>

    Waterspout Spotted in Gulf Shores Area

    Waterspouted spotted off Baldwin County, Alabama on Tuesday morning. Waterspouted spotted off Baldwin County, Alabama on Tuesday morning.
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    A weather sight to see this morning along Baldwin County's beaches. More>>

    Employees Accused of Theft at Babies R Us

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    They are accused of making fake refunds worth $89,000.

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    U.S. Removes Cuba From Sponsors Of Terror List

    State Department: Cuba removed from US 'state sponsors of terrorism' list. State Department: Cuba removed from US 'state sponsors of terrorism' list.
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     State Department: Cuba removed from US 'state sponsors of terrorism' list.

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    Foxx Visit Cancelled

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    The US Transportation Secretary will not be in Mobile today. Weather has cancelled the stop but a spokesman for Congressman Bradley Byrne says the visit will be rescheduled.


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    Closing Statements In Keaton Trial

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    Closing statements get underway this morning in the murder trial of Heather Keaton. She's charged with capital murder in the deaths of her stepchildren Natalie and Chase DeBlase.

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    High School Graduate To Lead Lawmakers In Prayer

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      A young man who impressed everyone at his high school graduation ceremony will give the opening prayer when the Alabama House of Representatives goes into session next week. More>>

    US Secretary of Transportation Visit to Focus on I-10 Bridge

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    For much of Memorial Day weekend, red was a familiar color across the I-10 over Mobile Bayway was traffic backed up. And this is just the start of the summer season. More>>

    Boaters Rescued From The Gulf

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    6 people were pulled from the Gulf near Orange Beach Saturday after their boat capsized. More>>

    Alabama Leaders Won't Even Discuss Higher Property Taxes

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    The Governor says they would never pass a vote of the people. Other say special interest groups would kill them. More>>

    Weather Dampens Memorial Day at the Beach

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    Wrapping up a holiday weekend and the unofficial kick off to summer, the beaches in Baldwin County were packed over the weekend. Monday was a different story. More>>

    Google Photos Brings Unlimited Storage for Free

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    Google is willing to store and organize all of the world's digital photos and videos for free. More>>

    Alabama Bill Allows Experimental Drugs for Terminal Patients

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    The Alabama House has passed a bill that would give terminally ill patients the right to try experimental drugs. More>>

    Alabama's Only Spelling Bee Competitor Eliminated

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    Auburn's remarkable seventh-grade speller Victor Sutton was eliminated Thursday at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. More>>

    Missing Teen Taken by Rip Current off Ship Island

    Omar Gonzalez (Courtesy: WLOX) Omar Gonzalez (Courtesy: WLOX)
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    Coast Guard officials believe a missing teenager was swept away from Ship Island by a rip current, reports our CBS-affiliate WLOX in Biloxi. More>>

    Memorial Day Early At Battleship

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    It's the earliest possible Memorial Day observance in Mobile. A flag ceremony at sunrise started a day of Memorial Day events.

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    2015 Memorial Day Events

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     There are several events being held along the Gulf Coast to honor the military service of local men and women. More>>

    Will Measure to Allow Loaded Pistols in Cars Gain Support?

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    A proposal to allow a loaded handgun in the car has overwhelmingly passed the Alabama Senate last week but, it may lack support in the State House. More>>

    Church Says Ireland Needs A "Reality Check" After Gay Marriage Vote

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    Catholic leaders and gay rights activists alike are calling the gay marriage vote in Ireland a sign of a "social revolution." More>>

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