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    Airbus Workers Are Still Needed

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    Airbus officials speak at town hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss jobs. News 5's Blake Brown has the story. More>>

    New Details in Murder Plot of Remano Campbell Video included

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    Disturbing details revealed today in a murder that happened two years ago. The two accused of killing Remono Campbell faced a judge for a preliminary hearing. More>>

    Fast Fugitive Uses His Feet To Elude Daphne Police Video included

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    Police in Daphne say Cornelius Watson might be the fastest bad guy in Baldwin County. More>>

    Weather

    After Morning Fog, Fine Afternoons.

    Fog makes a repeat appearance tonight and early tomorrow. It won’t necessarily be in the exact same spots but you should be prepared for stretches of low visibility on the roads. Lows will hold in the lower 60, with a gentle south wind. Tomorrow afternoon will present sunshine and small clouds. Expect lower 80s just north of I-10. More>>

    JHSV 3 Leaving This Weekend Video included

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    As one ship leaves Austal looks to the future. That future involves making what amounts to the largest industrial boat dock in Mobile.


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    Local Officials Weigh in On Georgia Gun Bill Video included

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    A new Gun bill in Georgia is drawing national criticism, but how does it compare to what is already on the books in Alabama? More>>

    Bubba Watson Being Honored

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    Bagdad, Florida native Bubba Watson will be honored Friday by the Florida Senate. More>>

    The Manatees Have Returned!

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    The Dauphin Island Sea Lab'sManatee Sighting Network is asking the public to be on the lookout for manatees.Researchers say several have already been sighted In Dog River, Mobile Bay, Gulf Shores and Destin.Since 2007, the Sighting Network has documented more than 1,500 manatee sightings from the Florida panhandle to the Mississippi coast.They're asking for the public's help to continue their research.The following is some tips on how to safely monitor manatees provided by the Dauphin Island ... More>>

    Triggerfish Season Set to Close

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    ? ?The recreational harvest of gray triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico federal waters will close, effective 12:01 a.m. (local time) May 1, 2014, until 12:01 a.m. (local time) January 1, 2015. More>>

    Murder Suspect Found Reading The Bible

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    Prosecutors in Mobile County say a man accused of killing his mother was reading the Bible when officers arrived at the crime scene. More>>

    Ala Lawmaker Faces Felony Perjury Charges

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    A state legislator from southeast Alabama is under arrest on felony perjury charges. The attorney general's office says Republican Rep. Barry Moore of Enterprise is charged with two counts of perjury. More>>

    US Unemployment Aid Jumps

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    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter. More>>

    Job Fair in Mobile May 1

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    There will be approximately 100 businesses and organizations at the event to discuss job opportunities and receive resumes. More>>

    Navy Investigates Ex-Blue Angel Commander Video included

    Capt. McWherter (left) signs autographs for Blue Angel fans. Capt. McWherter (left) signs autographs for Blue Angel fans.
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    News 5 has learned of shocking allegations concerning the Navy's elite flying team, The Blue Angels, and its former commander, Captain Gregory McWherter. More>>

    FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

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    The Food and Drug Administration is making another attempt at regulating electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. More>>

    Dauphin Island Sailboat Racers Video included

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    The 56th Dauphin Island sailboat race is this Saturday --- after a long cold winter --sailors are anxious to tighten the sails and catch some wind...Randy Patrick caught up with a seasoned veteran who reminded him, it's not a ride to Dauphin Island, it's a race! Louise Inge Douglas is still sailing in her late 80's, weather permitting, she'll been sailing south to the island this Saturday. More>>

    More Teens are Smoking Spice Video included

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    We take a closer look at how and who synthetic marijuana affects. News 5's Tiffany McCall sat down with a teenager who shares his encounter with the drug and what health officials are facing.

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    USA Police Investigate Reported Assault Video included

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    University of South Alabama Police are investigating a reported sexual assault on campus Wednesday. News 5's Blake Brown has the latest on this story. More>>

    Highway 59 Traffic Lights Video included

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    Traffic control is going high tech in South Baldwin County and in some of the more popular destinations getting from here to there is much quicker. More>>

    Residents Continue to Fight Second Coal Terminal Video included

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    Patricia Smith has lived in downtown Mobile for 30 years. More>>

    Brewton Woman On Life Support Following Swimming Accident Video included

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    Stephanie Smith is in a coma at a local hospital following a swimming accident in Orange Beach Easter Weekend. More>>

    489 Bags of Synthetic Marijuana Seized in Bust Video included

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    Authorities have taken 489 bags of synthetic marijuana off the streets of Mobile. More>>

    Majority Whip Praises LCS Video included

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    One of the most powerful men in Congress gives Austal thumbs up Wednesday. Congressman Kevin McCarthy toured the shipbuilder with Congressman Bradley Byrne.


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    Fishermen meet for Summit Amid Tough Season Video included

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    Wednesday people in the seafood industry met to discuss some of the challenges they are facing at the second annual Alabama Seafood Summit. More>>

    USA Police Investigating Allegations of Sexual Assault On Campus

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    Police at the University of South Alabama received information that a female student was allegedly the victim of a sexual assault Wednesday morning. More>>

    Ga. Passes "Guns Everywhere" Bill

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    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding. More>>

    Sales of New US Homes Plunge

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    The number of Americans buying new homes plummeted in March to the slowest pace in seven months, a sign that real estate's spring buying season is off to a weak start.  More>>

    Alarming Message from MPD Video included

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    Mobile Police are investigating two deaths related to synthetic marijuana or spice. More>>

    Byrne Tours Brookley Aeroplex Video included

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      Bradley Byrne was the VIP, touring the future home of Airbus. More>>

    City Council Undecided on New Coal Terminal Video included

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    After listening to three hours worth of appeals Tuesday afternoon, the Mobile City Council did not make a decision on whether or not to appeal the planning committee's plan to build Blue Creek Coal Terminal. More>>

    Oil Spill Dissolving Wetlands Video included

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    We return to the first spots hit by oil four years ago during the coastal crisis. Officials say wetlands are shrinking due to dead vegetation.


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    Austal To Hire 300 More Positions Video included

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    More hiring underway at one of our largest employers. Austal shipbuilder will fill hundreds of new positions this year, but with the constant hiring, is the company able to find the qualified help it needs? More>>

    Are Health Issues Connected to BP Oil Spill? Video included

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    Four years after the BP oil spill and health concerns are still an issue for many. Rashes, respiratory ailments, burning of the skin and eyes, all symptoms that have many asking if it's because of the oil spill clean up. More>>

    Council Approves New Police Cars Video included

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     city will spend $3.2 million for 93 new cars. The Chief calls the police fleet "grossly behind" where it should be. More>>

    Spike in "Spice" Leads to Deaths, Illnesses

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    Mobile police are investigating two deaths and an unusual increase in illnesses from using synthetic marijuana, also known as "Spice." More>>

    Emotional Memorial Service Held For Foley Accident Victim Video included

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    Dozens of people said goodbye to Ronald Ealey at an emotional memorial service in Foley Tuesday. More>>

    Peyton Manning Coming to Mobile

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    Peyton Manning, a Super Bowl champion and the reigning NFL Most Valuable Player, is coming to Mobile. More>>

    Netflix Announces Future Price Increase

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    Netflix executives will increase the price of subscriptions by a dollar or two for new customers sometime this year. More>>

    Atmore Man Top Finisher in Boston Video included

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     A man from Atmore is the top finisher from Alabama to run in the Boston Marathon.
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    Mississippi Teacher Pay Raises

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    Pay raises for Mississippi public school teachers are close to becoming law. The bill includes a $1,500 raise on July 1, and a $1,000 raise that would follow in the budget year beginning July 1, 2015. More>>

    Where Are All the Strawberries? Video included

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    Local farmers are struggling to produce a good strawberry crop this year. More>>

    Fishermen Blame BP for Low Yield Video included

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    Boat captains say they're just not finding fish when they go out. More>>

    Construction Begins on Interstate 10 Video included

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    The project will affect 8.7 miles of highway and will cost 14 point 7 million dollars.  It's a project funded by the state and ALDOT says it's one that's needed. More>>

    Tim Cook's Apple Getting Greener Video included

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    Apple has released a new video to its website touting its progress in becoming environmentally friendly. More>>

    Cameras, Lights, Beach Safety Video included

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    Headed into the last week of spring break season, coastal communities are assessing what worked and what needs work before the bulk of the tourists season arrives. In Gulf Shores that means additional safety measures. More>>

    Mobile County Woman Killed For Talking To Police Video included

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    Six years after a mother from Mobile County went missing; one of two men goes on trial for her murder. Authorities say Tammy Stokes was killed because she was a “snitch.”


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    Bail Set For Men Charged In Trooper Shooting

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    A judge sets bail at $750,000 each for the two men arrested for shooting an Alabama State trooper. The duo is also facing murder charges in Florida. More>>

    American Man Wins Boston Marathon

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    American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon. The last American man to win was Greg Meyer in 1983. More>>

    Woman Sets Boston Marathon

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    Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended her Boston Marathon title in a course-record 2 hours, 18 minutes, 57 seconds. She becomes the seventh three-time Boston Marathon champion. More>>

    Alabama's Most Business-Friendly Cities

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    The Alabama Policy Institute has released its annual list of the most and least business-friendly cities in the state of Alabama. More>>

    Driver Licenses Delays

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    Alabamians won't be able to get or renew driver licenses for a few days in late April. The Alabama Department of Public Safety says it has to convert a database to comply with federal regulations. More>>

    Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs

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    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.  More>>

    16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

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    FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.  More>>

    Baldwin County Four Years After The BP Oil Spill Video included

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    For the most part, Pleasure Island leaders, business owners and residents are pleased with how BP has handled restoration efforts.  More>>

    Alabama State Trooper Wounded in Shootout

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    The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting involving an Alabama State Trooper. More>>

    Divers Find Bodies in Sunken Ferry

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    Divers finally have found a way into the ferry that sunk off South Korea's southern shore and begun the grim task of recovering bodies. More>>

    4 Years After Spill Dauphin Island Still Recovering Video included

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    Sunday will mark the four year anniversary since Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, spewing more than 200 million gallons of oil. More>>

    Easter Bunny is Busy in Mobile

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    Many folks enjoyed Easter Celebrations Saturday in the Port City. More>>

    Majority of Legislators Accept Automatic Raise

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    A narrow majority of Alabama legislators have accepted an automatic pay increase that they were eligible to receive this spring. More>>

    Gulf Shores Shooter Arrested

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    The Gulf Shores Police Department has arrested the suspect accused of shooting a Spanish Fort teenager. More>>

    Bo Jackson Leading Annual Charity Ride Through Ala

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    Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson is leading his third annual charity bicycle ride. More>>

    Gulf Shores Shooter Identified Video included

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    There's new information about a shooting in Gulf Shores. Police say Jermaine Trevel Cungious shot 18 year old Tommie Cortez Wednesday night in the area of the boardwalk at the public beach.He's on the run tonight, and police need the public's help finding him. If you see Cungious do not approach him.Police say he isarmed and dangerous.Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Conway at 251-968-1157. During off-hours or on weekends, call the 24-hourGSPD Communicati... More>>

    Lionfish Invading Gulf of Mexico Video included

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    They maybe pretty to look at but they could be deadly for the fishing industry. A tropical fish once only seen in home aquariums is taking over the Gulf of Mexico and the lionfish is eating everything in sight. More>>

    Video Captures Deputy Saving Dog Video included

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    Video shows a dog being rescued by a deputy Friday morning in a creek near Theodore. The deputy used a rope to pull the dog to safety. More>>

    Spring Break Ends On A Soggy Note Video included

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    Spring Break 2014 was a cold, wet and windy one for thousands of students in Mobile and Baldwin Counties and their families.   More>>

    USA to Buy Presidential Home as Contract with Waldrop is Finalized

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    Tony Waldrop will receive a $450,000 annual salary, but no housing stipend as the school plans to purchase a permanent presidential home.

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    Alabama Veterans Cemetery Milestone Video included

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    It's been one year since the first burial at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spanish Fort. More>>

    Apartments May Be Slotted For Downtown Bldg Video included

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    The old Press Register building on Government Street was built in 1919.

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    Local Runners Ready Ahead of Boston Marathon Video included

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    Kit Wright and Ashley Dempsey are two of the 36,000 runners participating in this year’s Boston Marathon. More>>

    Questions About Gulf Recovery Linger Video included

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    The four year anniversary of the BP disaster is this Sunday. Some local and state leaders feel the job of recovery is far from over.


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    UPDATE: Fatal I-65 Accident, One Dead

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    A deadly accident killed one and injured another. More>>

    Ex-Commander of Blue Angels Relieved of Duties

    Capt. Gregory McWherter, left. Capt. Gregory McWherter, left.
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    The former commanding officer of the Blue Angels, Captain Gregory McWherter (left), has been relieved of his duties by the Navy. More>>

    Habitable Earth-like Planet Discovered

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    An Earth-size planet orbiting in the habitable zone of its parent star has been found. More>>

    2014 Atlantic Hurricane Names Released

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    The following names will be used for named storms that form in the North Atlantic in 2014. More>>

    Alabama Unemployment Rate Rises

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    The state Department of Labor says Alabama's March unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, which is three-tenths of a percent higher than the February rate.  More>>

    "Rethink Your Drink" Comes to Univ. of Mobile

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    Some students at the University of Mobile are leading a campaign to to get healthy, one sip at a time. They have joined the campaign started by the Obesity Task Force of Mobile County, called "Rethink Your Drink." The idea is for people to realize how calories in drinks quickly add up. Kalia Jones and Rebekah Counce are University of Mobile seniors and soccer players. During the season, they don't drink any soft drinks at all. They say that eliminating sugary drinks has helped their performan... More>>

    Tornado in Evergreen, Alabama

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    An EF-0 tornado touched down just to the southeast of downtown Evergreen, Alabama on Monday morning, April 7, 2014. Along the path, trees were uprooted and minor structural damage was done to the hospital, technical school and baseball field. The maximum width of this tiny twister was 150 yards. More>>

    Atmore Wind Damage was a Downburst

    Tree damage from thunderstorm downburst. Tree damage from thunderstorm downburst.
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    A preliminary National Weather Service survey of the wind damage in Atmore on March 16, 2014 judges it to be a downburst. A downburst is a burst of straight-line wind from a thunderstorm. In this case it was a very small and brief burst of wind so it is classified as a microburst. Downbursts are not unusual but this one was strong. Here is the storm survey... More>>

    New Five Day Outlook for Tropical Storm Formation

    Five Day Tropical Weather Outlook Five Day Tropical Weather Outlook
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    Starting July 1, the Tropical Weather Outlook from the National Hurricane Center will be enhanced, to go out to five days. The current Tropical Weather Outlook gives the percent chance of formation of a new tropical system in the next two days. The new graphic will be busier simply because it includes five days, rather than two days. More>>

    WWII and Korean Veterans Honored at Reese's Senior Bowl

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    Veterans of World War Two and Korea will be among those being honored before this year's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile.  More>>

    Pensacola Woman Dies from Flu

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    A woman from Pensacola has died from the flu.
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    Defense Lawyers Oppose Change to Capital Appeals

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    Capital defense lawyers are opposing proposals to streamline appeals in death penalty cases, a change they say could result in Alabama executing innocent people. More>>

    Opelika Pedestrian Killed in Crash with SUV

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    Lee County coroner's officials have identified a pedestrian who died after being hit by an SUV. More>>

    Bradley Byrne Joins House of Representatives Video included

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    After five months, Lower Alabama is once again represented in Congress. Bradley Byrne was sworn-in Wednesday afternoon on the floor of the House of Representatives.  More>>

    Shellfish Waters Closed In Mobile & Baldwin

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    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties. More>>

    Police Ask For Help Identifying Body

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    Fort Walton Beach police are asking for help identifying a man found dead in Choctawhatchee Bay. More>>

    New Martian Explorer Ready To Soar

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    NASA launching robotic explorer  to Mars More>>

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    • Job Fair in Mobile May 1

      Job Fair in Mobile May 1

      Thursday, April 24 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:59:14 GMT
      There will be approximately 100 businesses and organizations at the event to discuss job opportunities and receive resumes.
      There will be approximately 100 businesses and organizations at the event to discuss job opportunities and receive resumes.
    • The Manatees Have Returned!

      The Manatees Have Returned!

      Thursday, April 24 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-24 19:20:20 GMT
      The Dauphin Island Sea Lab'sManatee Sighting Network is asking the public to be on the lookout for manatees.Researchers say several have already been sighted In Dog River, Mobile Bay, Gulf Shores and Destin.Since 2007, the Sighting Network has documented more than 1,500 manatee sightings from the Florida panhandle to the Mississippi coast.They're asking for the public's help to continue their research.The following is some tips on how to safely monitor manatees provided by the Dauphin Island ...
      The Dauphin Island Sea Lab'sManatee Sighting Network is asking the public to be on the lookout for manatees.Researchers say several have already been sighted In Dog River, Mobile Bay, Gulf Shores and Destin.Since 2007, the Sighting Network has documented more than 1,500 manatee sightings from the Florida panhandle to the Mississippi coast.They're asking for the public's help to continue their research.The following is some tips on how to safely monitor manatees provided by the Dauphin Island ...
    • Murder Suspect Found Reading The Bible

      Murder Suspect Found Reading The Bible

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:41:01 GMT
      Prosecutors in Mobile County say a man accused of killing his mother was reading the Bible when officers arrived at the crime scene.
      Prosecutors in Mobile County say a man accused of killing his mother was reading the Bible when officers arrived at the crime scene.
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    • Airbus Workers Are Still Needed

      Airbus Workers Are Still Needed

      Thursday, April 24 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:39:53 GMT
      Airbus officials speak at town hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss jobs. News 5's Blake Brown has the story.
      Airbus officials speak at town hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss jobs. News 5's Blake Brown has the story.
    • New Details in Murder Plot of Remano Campbell

      New Details in Murder Plot of Remano Campbell

      Thursday, April 24 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:46:08 GMT
      Disturbing details revealed today in a murder that happened two years ago. The two accused of killing Remono Campbell faced a judge for a preliminary hearing.
      Disturbing details revealed today in a murder that happened two years ago. The two accused of killing Remono Campbell faced a judge for a preliminary hearing.
    • Fast Fugitive Uses His Feet To Elude Daphne Police

      Fast Fugitive Uses His Feet To Elude Daphne Police

      Thursday, April 24 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:06:05 GMT
      Police in Daphne say Cornelius Watson might be the fastest bad guy in Baldwin County.
      Police in Daphne say Cornelius Watson might be the fastest bad guy in Baldwin County.
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    • Triggerfish Season Set to Close

      Triggerfish Season Set to Close

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:55:34 GMT
      The recreational harvest of gray triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico federal waters will close, effective 12:01 a.m. (local time) May 1, 2014, until 12:01 a.m. (local time) January 1, 2015.
      ? ?The recreational harvest of gray triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico federal waters will close, effective 12:01 a.m. (local time) May 1, 2014, until 12:01 a.m. (local time) January 1, 2015.
    • Murder Suspect Found Reading The Bible

      Murder Suspect Found Reading The Bible

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:41:01 GMT
      Prosecutors in Mobile County say a man accused of killing his mother was reading the Bible when officers arrived at the crime scene.
      Prosecutors in Mobile County say a man accused of killing his mother was reading the Bible when officers arrived at the crime scene.
    • Ala Lawmaker Faces Felony Perjury Charges

      Ala Lawmaker Faces Felony Perjury Charges

      Thursday, April 24 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:26:57 GMT
      A state legislator from southeast Alabama is under arrest on felony perjury charges. The attorney general's office says Republican Rep. Barry Moore of Enterprise is charged with two counts of perjury.
      A state legislator from southeast Alabama is under arrest on felony perjury charges. The attorney general's office says Republican Rep. Barry Moore of Enterprise is charged with two counts of perjury.
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    • Company stopped from accepting abortion waste

      Company stopped from accepting abortion waste

      Thursday, April 24 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:14:20 GMT
      An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from...
      County commissioners gave final approval Thursday to an order to stop an incinerator in Oregon from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to ensure no fetal tissue is burned to generate power.
    • Ex-soldier convicted in daughter's beating death

      Ex-soldier convicted in daughter's beating death

      Thursday, April 24 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:44:20 GMT
      A federal jury on Thursday convicted a former Hawaii soldier of murder in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter.
      A federal jury on Thursday convicted a former Hawaii soldier of murder in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter, a capital offense in a state that doesn't have the death penalty.
    • 11 kids, driver hurt in Calif. school bus crash

      11 kids, driver hurt in Calif. school bus crash

      Thursday, April 24 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:14:18 GMT
      Authorities say at least 13 people are hurt in a school bus crash in Southern California.
      Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.
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    • Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

      Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials

      Thursday, April 24 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:34:32 GMT
      Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who...
      Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol staged a marathon confrontation with the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief, surrounding the senior officials in a...
    • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

      Thursday, April 24 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:54:29 GMT
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
      The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    • South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

      South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

      Thursday, April 24 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:05:25 GMT
      President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger.
      When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States.
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    • Bean Poles

      Bean Poles

      Friday, April 18 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:21:09 GMT
      Warm-season gardening in Mobile often means Big Gardening. Plants grow big here, and many need something to climb on.
      Warm-season gardening in Mobile often means Big Gardening. Plants grow big here, and many need something to climb on.
    • Mobile Has Many Types of Azaleas

      Mobile Has Many Types of Azaleas

      Friday, April 11 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:16:48 GMT
      Mobile is home to many different varieties of Azaleas. Meteorologist John Nodar and Bill Finch with Mobile Botanical Gardens take a look at a few of them in this edition of Plain Gardening.
      Mobile is home to many different varieties of Azaleas. Meteorologist John Nodar and Bill Finch with Mobile Botanical Gardens take a look at a few of them in this edition of Plain Gardening.
    • Plain Gardening: Plantasia Spring 2014

      Plain Gardening: Plantasia Spring 2014

      Friday, March 28 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-03-28 17:44:56 GMT
      It’s spring planting time! Some folks say that they don’t do well with plants, and I’m often one of them. But Bill Finch says that—in this part of the world—anyone can grow plants and do it well…in fact, the plants can usually fend for themselves if you follow three simple steps.
      It’s spring planting time! Some folks say that they don’t do well with plants, and I’m often one of them. But Bill Finch says that—in this part of the world—anyone can grow plants and do it well…in fact, the plants can usually fend for themselves if you follow three simple steps.
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