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    Battle For Braggin' Rights Video included

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    Watch the Iron Bowl Special Battle For Braggin' Rights More>>

    USA Rally Falls Short in 4th Quarter

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    Keenan Reynolds ran for three touchdowns Friday afternoon, and Navy survived a pair of South Alabama two-point conversion attempts that were both wiped out by penalties in the final seconds for a 42-40 win.Brandon Bridge hit Jeremy Jones with a 10-yard TD pass to pull the Jags within two points with 39 seconds left, but his two-point conversion pass to Shavarez Smith was wiped out by an ineligible man downfield call. Bridge's successful scramble to the end zone for another apparent tying conv... More>>

    Getting Ready For The Iron Bowl In Tuscaloosa Video included

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    Despite the fact there's no class today, the University of Alabama is crawling with people. They're getting a good spot to enjoy the Iron Bowl.

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    Small Business Owners Need Christmas Customers Video included

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    Small business owners need a little love this holiday season.

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    Not Shopping on Black Friday Video included

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    Not everyone was taking advantage of Black Friday savings. In fact, plenty said they had much better things to do.

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    Weather

    Sun Smiles Down For the Weekend

    Lows will be almost 10 degrees milder tonight with a reading of 43 on Saturday morning. More>>

    Police Investigate Murder, Shooting on Thanksgiving

    Two men were shot off Dauphin Island Pkwy on Thanksgiving. Two men were shot off Dauphin Island Pkwy on Thanksgiving.
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    Two men were shot, one killed, at a home off DIP Thursday night. The suspect is still on the loose.

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    Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

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    You may gettingdeals today on Black Friday, but make sure you save some money for a big shopping day tomorrow. It's Small Business Saturday. It's like Black Friday for small businesses! The whole idea is to put the focus on shopping locally. No doubt, many people shop online, and in big box stores, but local businesses are the lifeblood of every community and they want you to spend your money here.News 5 visited stores like Five Gold Monkeys and Calagaz Photo Supply in Mobile. They are gearin... More>>

    Shooting In Austin

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     Cops: Austin shooter targeted downtown buildings

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    Christmas Tree Costs

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     Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices

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    Jadah Andrews Making Speedy Recovery Video included

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    An 11-year-old girl is making a speedy recovery after being severely burned on more than 75 percent of her body. More>>

    Early bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving Video included

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    Americans are heading to the stores for gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. More>>

    Fire Victims Give Thanks During Difficult Times Video included

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    Fire victims have a lot to be thankful for.

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    Ransom Cafe Feeds Hundreds on Thanksgiving Day Video included

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    More than 200 hundred people ate Thanksgiving meals prepared by volunteers with Ransom Cafe

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    Salvation Army Depends On Volunteers, Donations Video included

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    The Mobile Area Salvation Army had a big Thanksgiving meal today for the needy. They pulled it off despite getting hit with budget cuts in the current fiscal year.


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    News 5 Asks YOU: Black Friday Shopping? Video included

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    News 5's J.B. Biunno asked people in Mobile whether they're shopping on Thanksgiving and/or Black Friday, and if they think the sales bonanza cuts into family time -- check it out! More>>

    Turkey Take-Out Does it Again Video included

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    Thanksgiving tradition has changed over the last five years in South Baldwin County thanks to a charity called "Turkey Take Out" where not only do those in need get a turkey dinner for the holiday but enough groceries for a week.

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    New Arrivals at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Video included

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    The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo has welcomed some new additions and a pair of particular animals would be well worth the trip.

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    CNN Poll: 86% of Americans to Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving

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    Chewing and shopping. That's on the agenda for Americans this Thursday. More>>

    60-Year Anniversary: Meteorite Hits Alabama Woman

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    There's only one documented case of a meteorite hitting a person, and it happened in the east Alabama town of Sylacauga. More>>

    Amsterdam Warns of Dangerous Drugs After 3 Deaths

    Amsterdam warns of dangerous drugs after 3 deaths. Amsterdam warns of dangerous drugs after 3 deaths.
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    Health authorities in Amsterdam are warning of dangerous drugs being sold to tourists after three men died in the past month. More>>

    Legion Field Featured as Setting of Upcoming Movie

    Legion Field in Birmingham Legion Field in Birmingham
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    The movie will star Oscar winner Jon Voight as former Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant and former Crimson Tide defensive back Caleb Castille as former 'Bama running great Tony Nathan. More>>

    Police Name Suspects in Convenience Store Murder

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    Prichard Police are looking for Andelair Bettis Jr. in connection with a murder at convenience store. More>>

    Teen Missing in Destin Found Safe

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    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has found Destin teenager Sommer Spinello. More>>

    Support for Indicted License Commissioner Video included

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    Despite criminal charges, many people in Mobile County say Kim Hastie fulfilled her campaign promise.

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    Navy Comes to Mobile to Play Jaguars Video included

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    South Alabama hosts Navy, but the timing of the contest may take some of the luster off the game. More>>

    MPD Looking for Debit Card Thief

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    On November 23, 2014, at the pictured unknown female unlawfully used two debit cards to make purchases at K-Mart at 312 Schillinger Road and Toys-R-Us at 429 Bel Air totaling over $1,200. More>>

    Mobile License Commissioner Indicted by Federal Grand Jury Video included

    Mobile County License Commissioner Kim Hastie Mobile County License Commissioner Kim Hastie
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    Mobile County License Commissioner Kim Hastie and Deputy License Commissioner Ramona Yeager have been indicted by a federal grand jury, News 5 has learned. More>>

    STORE HOURS: Thanksgiving Day & Black Friday

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    Our collective list of Thanksgiving and Black Friday store hours for major retailers in Mobile and Baldwin Counties. More>>

    'Tis The Season For Shoplifting Video included

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    If you're going to steal at Tanger Outlets in Foley on Black Friday, think again.

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    Robbery, Chase, Crash in Baldwin County Video included

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    A couple wanted in North Alabama now sit in jail in Baldwin County after a robbery and high speed chase that started in Loxley and ended in a family's front yard in Silverhill.

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    Police: 3-Year-Old Accidentally Shot, Killed Mother

    The mother was changing her 1-year-old daughter's diaper when her 3-year-old son found a semiautomatic handgun under the couch. The mother was changing her 1-year-old daughter's diaper when her 3-year-old son found a semiautomatic handgun under the couch.
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    The mother was changing her 1-year-old daughter's diaper when her 3-year-old son found a semiautomatic handgun under the couch. More>>

    Man Charged in Connection With Multiple Car Burglaries

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    A Biloxi man is facing several burglary charges.

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    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>>

    Woman Charged in Deadly Hit & Run Video included

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    A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Airport Boulevard. More>>

    South Alabama Mayor Arrested in Prostitution Sting

    Mayor Cecil Rex Ard Mayor Cecil Rex Ard
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    The mayor of a southeast Alabama town is among 11 people arrested in a prostitution sting. More>>

    Spanish Fort Meets Court Deadline for Bluff

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    Spanish Fort Mayor Michael McMillan says work to shore up an erosion and drainage problem on the bluff that overlooks Mobile Bay should be completed by the end of November or early December.A court set a deadline for December for the city to correct the problems. The matter had been the subject of a 5 year legal battle between homeowners on Patrician Drive at the top of the bluff, and the city of Spanish Fort.In the end, a Baldwin County judge, and on appeal, the Alabama Supreme Court sided w... More>>

    Total of Four Armed Robberies in Mobile on Tuesday

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    In about a 12-hour window on Tuesday, there was a total of four armed robberies in Mobile, according to Mobile Police. More>>

    Hiker Photographed Bear Before It Killed Him

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    A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death. More>>

    Police Find 10 lbs. of Pot in House; Child

    MCSENT Makes Significant Narcotics Arrests. MCSENT Makes Significant Narcotics Arrests.
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    2 people are facing drugs charges and charges of chemical endangerment of a child. 

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    Police To Release Video Of Boy Shot

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    12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed by police officer over the weekend.

     

     

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    Flu Season is Here in Full Force Video included

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    News 5 takes a look at what illnesses and viruses are going around along the Gulf Coast.  More>>

    Deadly Hit & Run Near Baker High School

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    Police are investigating a deadly hit and run in west Mobile County. More>>

    Dozens Rally In Mobile Against Ferguson Decision Video included

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    About 40 people marched down Springhill Avenue in Mobile to the Federal Courthouse downtown. More>>

    Tide Fans Expectations Sky High Video included

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    An exclusive News 5 Poll shows Bama fans outnumber Auburn fans two-to-one in Lower Alabama and that most expect another National Championship for the Crimson Tide. More>>

    When Is Corporal Punishment Okay At School? Video included

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    An Atmore mother says her son was severely paddled at school against her permission.

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    'Bama Holds Strong At #1

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    The Alabama Crimson Tide holds strong at #1 in the newest college football playoff poll.

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    "Village People" to Rock Moonpie Over Mobile Event Video included

    The Village People will perform in Mobile, December 31, 2014. The Village People will perform in Mobile, December 31, 2014.
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    City officials have announce The Village People will perform, along with Evelyn Champagne King will perform for the Moon Pie Drop in Downtown Mobile. More>>

    Where is Thanksgiving? Video included

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    It may still be November but it's already looking a lot like Christmas. It seems a holiday has been forgotten as Christmas merriment begins earlier and earlier each year.

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    City Slowing Litter Fines Video included

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    The Stimpson administration has agreed to go back to issuing mostly warnings to people in violation of litter rules. This comes after complaints and a need for more education.


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    Scammers Bait With Cyber Monday Deals Video included

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    Con artists are sending out emails with holiday shopping deals to try to get your personal information. 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>>

    Person of Interest Wanted For Questioning

    Rudolph Carter Rudolph Carter
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    Prichard Police are looking for 24-year old Rudolph Carter in connection with the shooting death of Larry Glenn. More>>

    Police: 17 Year Old Led High School Prostitution Ring

    Police: Student led high school prostitution ring. Police: Student led high school prostitution ring.
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    The teen was arrested Friday on felony charges of human trafficking of a person under 18. More>>

    NEW Escambia County, AL Restaurant Ratings

    Restaurant ratings for Escambia County, AL. Restaurant ratings for Escambia County, AL.
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    How did your favorite restaurant rate this month?

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    NEW Baldwin County Restaurant Health Ratings

    Baldwin County restaurant ratings released. Baldwin County restaurant ratings released.
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    Baldwin County restaurant health ratings have been released.

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    NEW Mobile County Restaurant Ratings

    Latest Restaurant Rating Weekly Report in Mobile. Latest Restaurant Rating Weekly Report in Mobile.
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    The latest Mobile County restaurant health ratings are out.

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    Saving Cash While Holiday Shopping

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    During the holiday season, everyone wants to play Jolly St. Nick, delivering goodwill -- and thoughtful gifts -- to family and friends. But that can come with a big price tag, along with the pitfall of debt. More>>

    New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Counts on Menus

    he regulations will apply to businesses with 20 or more locations and they will be given until November 2015 to comply. he regulations will apply to businesses with 20 or more locations and they will be given until November 2015 to comply.
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    Counting your calories will become easier under new government rules requiring chain restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores — and even movie theaters, amusement parks and vending machines — to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus. More>>

    Ebola Hoax Culprit Could Get 5 Years in Miss. Jail

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    Two Horn Lake men have been indicted on charges related to an Ebola hoax in October. More>>

    Thanksgiving Trumps Black Friday for Deals

    Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
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    Turns out, shoppers will find more discounted items in stores that are open on Thanksgiving. More>>

    Execution Scheduled in Local Florida Murder

    Johnny Shane Kormondy Johnny Shane Kormondy
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    A man convicted of murdering a Florida Panhandle man and raping the man's wife during a home invasion is scheduled to die Jan. 15. More>>

    Cities Across the County Protest Ferguson Decision

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    Screams of outrage. Crowds marching down streets, blocking intersections and interstates. Fists raised in silence. More>>

    SLIDESHOW: Photos of Officer Wilson, Shooting Evidence Released

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    In an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's death have been released to the public. More>>

    Chaos Erupts in Ferguson After Grand Jury Decision Video included

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    Protests quickly turned violent in the Ferguson, Missouri area Monday night after it was announced that a St. Louis County grand jury had decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the August 9 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. More>>

    Violence Rocks Ferguson Overnight Video included

    O'Reilly Auto Parts burns in Ferguson, MO. O'Reilly Auto Parts burns in Ferguson, MO.
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    UPDATE: County police chief said protests were "probably much worse than the worst night we ever had in August" More>>

    Spoon That Steadies Tremors

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     Google working on spoon to help people with essential tremors and Parkinson's Disease

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    Prosecutor Defends Grand Jury Decision

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     Saint Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch began his announcement offering deep sympathies for the family of Michael Brown. Then he proceeded to lay the foundation, defending the decision of the grand jury not to prosecute Officer Darren Wilson. More>>

    No Charges To Be Filed Against Darren Wilson

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    Prosecutor: Grand jury decides not to indict Ferguson police officer in Michael Brown's death. More>>

    $3.6M Study Approved for Dauphin Island Restoration Video included

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    The mayor of Dauphin Island says millions of dollars have been approved to fund a study to help save the island.

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    9-Year-Old Gives to Homeless

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    'Tis the season for giving and a 9-year-old girl is making it her business to do just that. Today, Kaylyn Crosby passed out gloves, hats and socks to the homeless in Bienville Square. More>>

    Finding $700,000,000 For Alabama Budget Video included

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    We spoke with three Republican State Senators today. While there aren't specifics about how the budget gap will be filled a lot of ideas are already getting a thumbs down.


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    Girl Suffers 2nd Degree Burns Over 75% Of Body Video included

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    Jadah Andrews is doing well tonight in a Birmingham hospital More>>

    Teens Who Dumped Urine on Autistic Boy Get Community Service

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    Three teens who admitted to dumping urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an ice bucket prank have been ordered to do community service and write apology letters to the victim and his family. More>>

    Reports: Ferguson Grand Jury has Reached Decision

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    Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision. More>>

    MPD Officer Terminated for "Major Violations"

    Officer Cynthia Thomas had been with the Mobile Police Department for more than 20 years before her termination. Officer Cynthia Thomas had been with the Mobile Police Department for more than 20 years before her termination.
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    Mobile Police has fired an officer who has spent more than 20 years in the department for "major" violations. More>>

    "Quiet" Atlantic Hurricane Season Coming to a Close

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    The Atlantic hurricane season will officially end November 30, and will be remembered as a relatively quiet season as was predicted. More>>

    3 Teens, Alabama Sheriff's Deputy Killed in Crash

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    Authorities say an Elmore County sheriff's deputy and three teenagers died in a head-on crash in Wetumpka. More>>

    Car Hits Donkey in North Mobile county Video included

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    A woman was injured Sunday night when her car collided with a donkey in north Mobile County. More>>

    Burglary Suspects Arrested In Santa Rosa County

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    Authorities say three men broke into the Eglin Federal Credit Union.

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    Board To Certify Election Results

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    State Elections Canvassing Board to meet this afternoon to certify the Nov. 4 election results

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    Alabama, Miss. State in AP Top 5

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     FSU is in the top spot of the AP Top 25 College Football Poll.

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    More People Traveling For Thanksgiving Video included

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    Family is the number one thing folks we asked are thankful for, and more people are traveling to be with that family this year. More>>

    Gulfport Officer Shot During Traffic Stop

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    A Gulfport Police office is recovery in the hospital Sunday after a routine traffic stop turned violent. More>>

    Man ID'd Who Lit House on Fire, Ambushed Officers

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    Officials have identified the man who was fatally shot after he set fire to his house and then waited for authorities so he could ambush them. More>>

    Bentley Says More Revenue Needed to Fix Budget

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    Gov. Robert Bentley said he wants to be upfront with voters.  More>>

    WWII Vets Dance Together One More Time Video included

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    Dr. Barry Booth threw a celebration Saturday evening at the USS Alabama Battleship Park. More>>

    UPDATE: Missing Man Found Safe Video included

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    Foley Police are asking for the public's help in locating 83-year old Preston White. More>>

    Ethnic Groups on Immigration Video included

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    Today hundreds of people from countries all around the world made their way to the Civic Center for the 31st Annual Mobile International Festival. News 5 spoke with people to find out their reaction to President Obama's decision on immigration reform. More>>

    Local Company Helps Enroll in Affordable Healthcare Act

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    Today, dozens of people signed up for the Affordable Healthcare plan at Taylor Chapel C.M.E. church in Prichard. More>>

    St. Jude 'Give Thanks' Walk Video included

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    Close to 1,000 walkers laced up their shoes Saturday morning to 'give thanks'. More>>

    City of FWB Tree Lighting Ceremony Postponed

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    Due to the threat of heavy rain and storms in the local area, the City's Tree Lighting ceremony at the Fort Walton Landing has been postponed until Monday, November 24th at 4:00 p.m. More>>

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    • USA Rally Falls Short in 4th Quarter

      USA Rally Falls Short in 4th Quarter

      Friday, November 28 2014 10:52 PM EST2014-11-29 03:52:37 GMT
      Keenan Reynolds ran for three touchdowns Friday afternoon, and Navy survived a pair of South Alabama two-point conversion attempts that were both wiped out by penalties in the final seconds for a 42-40 win.Brandon Bridge hit Jeremy Jones with a 10-yard TD pass to pull the Jags within two points with 39 seconds left, but his two-point conversion pass to Shavarez Smith was wiped out by an ineligible man downfield call. Bridge's successful scramble to the end zone for another apparent tying conv...
      Keenan Reynolds ran for three touchdowns Friday afternoon, and Navy survived a pair of South Alabama two-point conversion attempts that were both wiped out by penalties in the final seconds for a 42-40 win.Brandon Bridge hit Jeremy Jones with a 10-yard TD pass to pull the Jags within two points with 39 seconds left, but his two-point conversion pass to Shavarez Smith was wiped out by an ineligible man downfield call. Bridge's successful scramble to the end zone for another apparent tying conv...
    • Small Business Owners Need Christmas Customers

      Small Business Owners Need Christmas Customers

      Friday, November 28 2014 5:55 PM EST2014-11-28 22:55:02 GMT

      Small business owners need a little love this holiday season.

      Small business owners need a little love this holiday season.

    • Not Shopping on Black Friday

      Not Shopping on Black Friday

      Friday, November 28 2014 5:05 PM EST2014-11-28 22:05:13 GMT
      Not everyone was taking advantage of Black Friday savings. In fact, plenty said they had much better things to do.
      Not everyone was taking advantage of Black Friday savings. In fact, plenty said they had much better things to do.

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    • Getting Ready For The Iron Bowl In Tuscaloosa

      Getting Ready For The Iron Bowl In Tuscaloosa

      Friday, November 28 2014 6:32 PM EST2014-11-28 23:32:16 GMT

      Despite the fact there's no class today, the University of Alabama is crawling with people. They're getting a good spot to enjoy the Iron Bowl.

      Despite the fact there's no class today, the University of Alabama is crawling with people. They're getting a good spot to enjoy the Iron Bowl.

    • Shooting In Austin

      Shooting In Austin

      Friday, November 28 2014 8:05 AM EST2014-11-28 13:05:44 GMT
       Cops: Austin shooter targeted downtown buildings

       Cops: Austin shooter targeted downtown buildings

    • Jadah Andrews Making Speedy Recovery

      Jadah Andrews Making Speedy Recovery

      Thursday, November 27 2014 11:41 PM EST2014-11-28 04:41:28 GMT
      An 11-year-old girl is making a speedy recovery after being severely burned on more than 75 percent of her body.
      An 11-year-old girl is making a speedy recovery after being severely burned on more than 75 percent of her body.
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    • 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.

    • Plain Gardening: Light Freeze

      Plain Gardening: Light Freeze

      Friday, November 14 2014 2:26 PM EST2014-11-14 19:26:50 GMT
      Cold weather is here. A Freeze Warning is in effect tonight…but how will that affect your plants? As is so often the case…it depends…. Bill Finch with Mobile Botanical Gardens says some tropical plants, like his South American peppers, need a little help.
      Cold weather is here. A Freeze Warning is in effect tonight…but how will that affect your plants? As is so often the case…it depends…. Bill Finch with Mobile Botanical Gardens says some tropical plants, like his South American peppers, need a little help.
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