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    A Thrilling Finish To Jag's 1st Bowl Game

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    Bowling Green beats South Alabama 33-28 in the Camellia Bowl.

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    Alabama Job Rate & Recent Graduates Video included

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    This week Alabama's job rate dropped to 6 percent, the lowest it's been in 6 years. While there seems to be progress, nothing is more telling of reality than the people who are constantly on the hunt for a job. Couple that with recent graduates entering the workforce and it can be even more tough. More>>

    Winter Wonderland in Downtown Mobile Video included

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    Snow blew into Cathedral Square for the Holiday Market and Christmas Kid's Day. About 6 tons of snow were blew in by machines fro 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids and adults had snow ball fights and took pictures in the snow. For a city that rarely has white Christmas people tell say this is the next best thing. "We don't get to see snow for us to have a day of snow in the South, awesome," said George Nelson. Along with the Winter Wonderland, the Holiday Market on the Square took place. Vendors were... More>>

    Weather

    Clouds, Clouds, and Yes, More Clouds

    Lingering clouds will be dimming the sky Sunday and Monday. There's a 20% chance for some light rain, too. More>>

    Prichard Police Search for Missing Man

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    Police say Timothy Javon Williams, a resident of Chickasaw, AL, was last seen on December 16, 2014 in the Gulf Village community in Prichard where he was dropped off by a cousin. More>>

    Ex SHC Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement Video included

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    A former Spring Hill College employee pled guilty Friday afternoon to stealing thousands of dollars from the school. More>>

    Mobile Spends Big to Change Police & Fire Hiring, Promotion Video included

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    Improving racial diversity within the Mobile Police and Fire Departments, and within department leadership, has been a stated goal of Mayor Sandy Stimpson More>>

    Police: Suspects Shot And Set Elderly Man On Fire Video included

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    Disturbing, new information has been released on a capital murder investigation in Foley.

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    Brittany Robinson Still Missing Video included

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    Brittany Robinson has been missing for over two years. Since she vanished, very little details have been revealed about her whereabouts. News 5 spoke with the grandmother of the missing teen.

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    Arrest Made In Dolphin Death Video included

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    Officials say the Dolphin was shot with an arrow along by a teenager. They say substantial reward money helped lead to an arrest.


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    NEW INFORMATION: Two Arrests Made in Foley Fire And Homicide

    Brandon Bledsoe's mugshot from the Foley Police Dept. He is charged with capital murder, arson, and burglary in the death of Tommy Burdette. Brandon Bledsoe's mugshot from the Foley Police Dept. He is charged with capital murder, arson, and burglary in the death of Tommy Burdette.
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    Foley police say a man and his girlfriend killed a Foley man and then set his home on fire. Investigators say Brandon Bledsoe and Heather Raftery broke into Tommy Burdette's home on 105 Monteith Circle on December 14. More>>

    Woman Killed In I-65 Accident, Now Her Dog Is Missing

    Interstate 65 crash Thursday night in Mobile. Police say woman from North Carolina died after being ejected from an SUV. Interstate 65 crash Thursday night in Mobile. Police say woman from North Carolina died after being ejected from an SUV.
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    The Mobile Police Department says a woman from North Carolina died Thursday night after she was ejected from a SUV on Interstate 65 in Mobile. More>>

    Alabama's Unemployment Falls

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    Alabama's unemployment rate falls, but is still slightly above the U.S. unemployment rate. More>>

    Foley Police Make Arrest in Fire Death Video included

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    Police have charged Brandon Michael Bledsoe with Capital Murder. More>>

    Multi-Vehicle Wreck Ties Up I-65 South Video included

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    A wreck involving multiple vehicles caused major delays on I-65 south Thursday night.

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    Local Politician Arrested For Perjury Video included

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    Thursday night police arrested former president of the Prichard City Council, Earline Martin-Harris at her home in Daphne. More>>

    Traffic Signal Will Be Installed At Dangerous Beach Express Intersection Video included

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    The Baldwin County Commission has approved funds for a red light at the intersection of the Baldwin Beach Express and County Road 32, but it will be months before it is installed.

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    Should Mobile Cut Off the Short Cuts? Video included

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    When traffic funnels through a neighborhood do the rights of homeowners outweigh those of drivers? More>>

    2014 Great Toy Drive a Great Success Video included

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    Thousands of toys were packed up ready to make their way under a child's Christmas tree!  More>>

    Apple CEO gives money for gay rights initiative in Alabama

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    Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states. More>>

    Questions Surrounding Hiawatha’s Bond Hearing Video included

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    Many are wondering why Hiawatha Robinson wasn't charged with capital murder in the death investigation of his 8-year-old daughter Hiawayi. More>>

    LCS Critics Continue Despite Navy Decision Video included

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    The Navy is sticking with the LCS with some modifications. Some critics argue the military is making the best of several bad decisions.


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    Dish Offers Netflix

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     Dish adds Netflix app to some of its set-top boxes

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    Mobile Could Benefit From US-Cuba Relations Video included

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    Local business could stand to benefit from the U.S. restored diplomatic relations with Cuba.

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    The President of the University of Alabama is stepping down.

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    University of Alabama President, Dr. Judy Bonner, sent a letter to the students, faculty, and staff this afternoon informing them of her decision to leave the presidency.

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    Chaplain Speaks on Arrest of Hiawatha Robinson Video included

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    When news broke of 8-year-old Hiawayi Robinson being missing, Chaplain Patrick Munnerlyn was with the parents through the entire ordeal. Now he's sharing his thoughts on the shocking arrest.

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    Were Suspect's Interview All Lies? Video included

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    Hiawatha Robinson gave several interviews even after becoming a person of interest. Here's a timeline of his comments More>>

    Bond Set Hiawatha Robinson Charged with Daughter's Death Video included

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    A judge in Mobile set bond at $500,000 for a father charged with murder and a sex crime in the slaying of his 8-year-old daughter. More>>

    Young Farmers Are The Future Of Agriculture Industry Video included

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    Are your kids interested in a career in agriculture? Hundreds of students at Foley High are. 

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    Child Sex Abuse Cases Against Parents Are Rare Video included

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    Mobile County Officials say it's rare to find have cases of parents accused of sexually abusing their own children. Less than one percent of all prosecuted abuse cases this year involve kids sexually victimized by their own mother or father.


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    Bond Set For Hiawatha Robinson, Jr

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    Judge Bob Sherling set bond at $500,000.00 for Hiawatha Robinson this morning in Mobile District Court. More>>

    Deadly Interstate Crash

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    One killed, four others hurt in crash on I-10 just west of Grand Bay Exit.

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    What's Next For Hiawatha Robinson? Video included

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    The man accused of killing his own daughter will appear in court today.

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    Deadly Fire On Poplar Street

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    Fire officials say man died in fire at "makeshift house" More>>

    Fmr Prichard Chief Reacts to Hiawayi Arrest Video included

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    Mike Rowland had only been police chief three weeks when Hiawayi Robinson went missing. More>>

    How Robinson Arrest Was Revealed Publicly Video included

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    Hiawatha Robinson was quickly whisked into metro jail this afternoon. He is in protective custody in jail right now.


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    BREAKING: Father Arrested for Death of Hiawayi Robinson Video included

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    BREAKING: The FBI confirms that Hiawatha Robinson has been arrested for the death of his daughter 8-year-old Hiawayi Robinson. More>>

    Two Shot In Home Invasion Video included

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    A Daphne man and his uncle were shot Monday night in an apparently home invasion robbery on Friendship Road outside Daphne. More>>

    Goose Shot with Arrow Found In Fairhope

    Canadian goose found shot with an arrow at the main beach in Fairhope. Canadian goose found shot with an arrow at the main beach in Fairhope.
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    The Fairhope Animal Control Department is looking for any information involving a Canadian goose shot with an arrow. The goose was discovered alive and walking around the main beach in Fairhope near the old boat ramp. More>>

    Attention Job Seekers: Job Fair in Mobile Today

    Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa located in Downtown Mobile, Alabama. The hotel chain is looking to hire several new employees. Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa located in Downtown Mobile, Alabama. The hotel chain is looking to hire several new employees.
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    A large hotel chain in Mobile is looking to hire several employees. Job seekers have the chance to hear more about the positions today at a career fair. More>>

    E-Cigs Popular With Teens

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    Survey finds e-cigarettes surpass regular smoking for US teens More>>

    $1.65 Million Grant will Help Tackle Mobile's Blight Video included

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    A large grant it is headed to Mobile to help tackle the blight problem in the city. More>>

    Deadly Fire Ruled Homicide Video included

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    Police in Foley are investigating the city's first homicide in nearly five years.

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    Will City Council Become Police Review Board? Video included

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    Mobile City Council Vice President Fred Richardson says the City Council could end up overseeing police. Richardson posted on Facebook Monday that the council will consider in January an ordinance requiring police to inform the city council of any citizen complaint and of the results of any police investigation. More>>

    Slain Auburn Football Player Remembered as 'Good Kid' Video included

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    A slain Auburn football player was remembered as a joyous teen who sometimes talked about being an FBI agent and scratched plans of going to college in Florida as soon as he met Auburn football coach Gus Malzahn. More>>

    Social Media Threat Leads To Arrest Video included

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    A young man is charged with making a terrorist threat against McGill-Toolen High School. He's not even a student at Mobile's only Catholic High School.


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    Suspected Killer Held On $500,000 Bond Video included

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    Kenny Styron was in Bay Minette for a bond hearing Monday. More>>

    Zaxby's Makes it Three Years in a Row for Toy Drive Video included

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    For three years now, Zaxby's has been a sponsor and drop off location for our Great Toy Drive. Monday, they brought in loads of toys for so many needy boys and girls in the area. More>>

    NEW INFORMATION: Deadly Fire In Foley Turns Into Homicide Investigation

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    UPDATE: News 5 returned to the scene of a deadly house fire in Foley to find out more on how the fire started. More>>

    Auburn Player To Enter NFL Draft

    Auburn receiver and Leroy, Alabama native Sammie Coates expected to enter NFL Draft. Auburn receiver and Leroy, Alabama native Sammie Coates expected to enter NFL Draft.
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    An Auburn wide receiver and Leroy, Alabama native is reportedly declaring for the NFL Draft. More>>

    State Troopers Arrest Man For Hit And Run

    Alabama State Troopers are looking for a truck similar to this one. They say the driver is wanted for hitting and injuring a 16-year-old in Theodore. The truck would have damage to the headlight area, and may have a gray primer bumper. Alabama State Troopers are looking for a truck similar to this one. They say the driver is wanted for hitting and injuring a 16-year-old in Theodore. The truck would have damage to the headlight area, and may have a gray primer bumper.
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    Alabama State Troopers arrest a man for hitting a pedestrian and leaving the scene. More>>

    UPDATE: Gunman in Sydney Hostage Crisis Dead, 2 Others Killed

    Police identify Man Haron Moni as the gunman involved in the hostage crisis at a cafe in Sydney, Australia Police identify Man Haron Moni as the gunman involved in the hostage crisis at a cafe in Sydney, Australia
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    NEW DETAILS: Gunman identified in hostage crisis in Australia. More>>

    Gas Under $2 Expected Soon In Mobile, AL Area

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    Drivers along the Gulf Coast cannot hide their excitement when they pull into a gas station for fuel. Prices are at their lowest in years. More>>

    Former Alabama Governor Asks For Freedom

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    Former Gov. Don Siegelman will be in federal court today for a hearing on his request to get out of prison while he appeals his 2006 bribery conviction. More>>

    Third Escaped Inmate Captured In Tuscaloosa

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    An Alabama sheriff says all three inmates accused of escaping from a west Alabama jail by overpowering a guard have now been captured. More>>

    Gone With The Wind Anniversary

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    Research explores racial tensions with movie's 1939 premiere

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    Suspected Killer “Really Controlling” Of White Video included

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    Friends speak out about Melea Ponder White's relationship with her suspected killer, Kenny Styron. More>>

    Arrest Made in Murder of Melea White

    Melea White Melea White
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    More details are coming to light in the missing persons case of Melea Ponder White. More>>

    Blue Cross Extends Coverage to Married Gay Couples

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    Alabama's largest insurer now offers family coverage to legally married gay couples in order to comply with a federal rule that insurance companies must treat married couples the same, regardless of sexual orientation. More>>

    Auburn Redshirt Freshman Jakell Mitchell Shot and Killed

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    Auburn freshman football player Jakell Mitchell has been shot and killed at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus. More>>

    Exploring the Mobile River Delta: Part 3 Video included

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    This is part 3 of the series Exploring the Delta. In our first two episodes, we looked at the marshy southern Mobile River Delta and the transitional middle Delta.  More>>

    Report: Top 10 Unhealthiest States in the Country

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    America's Health Rankings has released their annual report for the healthiest and unhealthiest states in the country, with few surprises at the top and bottom of the list. More>>

    Exploring the Mobile River Delta: Part 2 Video included

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    In part two of a three part series, we head into the middle Delta for wild food and a 5000-year-old suburb. More>>

    Exploring the Mobile River Delta: Part 1 Video included

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    It's as big as Great Smoky Mountains national park, it's one of the wildest places in America, and it's right at our doorstep. The Mobile River Delta is a fascinating place that few of us have explored. More>>

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    • A Thrilling Finish To Jag's 1st Bowl Game

      A Thrilling Finish To Jag's 1st Bowl Game

      Sunday, December 21 2014 1:44 AM EST2014-12-21 06:44:05 GMT

      Bowling Green beats South Alabama 33-28 in the Camellia Bowl.

      Bowling Green beats South Alabama 33-28 in the Camellia Bowl.

    • Alabama Job Rate & Recent Graduates

      Alabama Job Rate & Recent Graduates

      Sunday, December 21 2014 1:42 AM EST2014-12-21 06:42:27 GMT
      This week Alabama's job rate dropped to six percent, the lowest it's been in six years. While there seems to be progress, nothing is more telling of reality than the people who are constantly on the hunt for a job. Couple that with recent graduates entering the workforce and it can be even more tough.
      This week Alabama's job rate dropped to 6 percent, the lowest it's been in 6 years. While there seems to be progress, nothing is more telling of reality than the people who are constantly on the hunt for a job. Couple that with recent graduates entering the workforce and it can be even more tough.
    • Winter Wonderland in Downtown Mobile

      Winter Wonderland in Downtown Mobile

      Saturday, December 20 2014 8:02 PM EST2014-12-21 01:02:46 GMT
      Snow blew into Cathedral Square for the Holiday Market and Christmas Kid's Day. About 6 tons of snow were blew in by machines fro 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids and adults had snow ball fights and took pictures in the snow. For a city that rarely has white Christmas people tell say this is the next best thing. "We don't get to see snow for us to have a day of snow in the South, awesome," said George Nelson. Along with the Winter Wonderland, the Holiday Market on the Square took place. Vendors were...
      Snow blew into Cathedral Square for the Holiday Market and Christmas Kid's Day. About 6 tons of snow were blew in by machines fro 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids and adults had snow ball fights and took pictures in the snow. For a city that rarely has white Christmas people tell say this is the next best thing. "We don't get to see snow for us to have a day of snow in the South, awesome," said George Nelson. Along with the Winter Wonderland, the Holiday Market on the Square took place. Vendors were...
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    • Plain Gardening: Radishes

      Plain Gardening: Radishes

      Friday, December 12 2014 1:45 PM EST2014-12-12 18:45:18 GMT
      We're going rad with radishes on today's episode of plain gardening!
      We're going rad with radishes on today's episode of plain gardening!
    • Plant Care After The Freeze

      Plant Care After The Freeze

      Friday, November 21 2014 1:46 PM EST2014-11-21 18:46:18 GMT

      What to do with all those plants you protected from the cold.

      What to do with all those plants you protected from the cold.

    • Plain Gardening: Bellingrath Mums

      Plain Gardening: Bellingrath Mums

      Friday, November 14 2014 4:44 PM EST2014-11-14 21:44:43 GMT
      We're talking about the fall mum show, and about growing chrysanthemums at home.

      We're talking about the fall mum show, and about growing chrysanthemums at home.

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