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    No Ponies, Otherwise Wonderful Summer Weather

    Sunny today, & low humidity will make our high of 90 feel more comfortable. Mild mid 60s tonight. High risk of rip currents.
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    Bus Driver Identified in Deadly BRATS Bus Crash Video included

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    News 5 has learned the name of the bus driver involved in the deadly crash on the Causeway Monday evening. More>>

    New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

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    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria
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    Samaritans Come to Rescue of Toddler in the Water Video included

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    A 3-year-old girl is in critical condition after a near drowning in Citronelle. More>>

    Alabama Gun Law Hot Topic At Sheriff's Meeting Video included

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    Many Alabama sheriffs still want clarification on certain issues regarding the state's gun law.

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    Red Flags, Strong Currents at Baldwin Beaches Video included

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    Red flags flying Monday along Baldwin County beaches but a quick look at the surf and you question why? Lifeguards say it's not what you can see, it's what you can't.

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    More Work Needed on Government Plaza Roof Video included

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    Finishing the three million-dollar roof repair at Government Plaza could take an additional three months and cost $235,000 more. Engineers want to move quickly on the repair, but County Commissioners are more cautious. More>>

    Drug Raid at Suga's Nightclub Video included

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    A raid at a strip club in Prichard leads authorities to confiscate guns, drugs, and money from the business. 15 people were arrested.

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    Developing: Bus Accident on the Causeway

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    The BRATS bus was traveling eastbound when the accident happened near Meaher State Park. More>>

    Pensacola Parents Charged In Connection With Child Death Video included

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    Police say parents Christopher Redd and Jennifer Perry failed to get their son treatment for burns that proved fatal. Both are being held without bond.


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    Study Says Texting Ban Is Saving Lives Video included

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    Researchers at the University of Alabama Birmingham say police have seen a drop in traffic fatalities, even though the texting while driving ban is difficult to enforce. More>>

    New Case of Chikungunya in Mississippi

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    The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new human case of chikungunya (chih-kihn-GUHN'-yuh) virus. More>>

    Woman Killed Working Along Old Shell Road

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    The 53 year old victim was in the area of Stanky Field blowing debris from the roadway when she was struck by a pickup traveling westbound. More>>

    Update: Explosion at Plant in Moss Point Video included

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    Developing Story: News 5 has learned there has been a possible explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point, Mississippi. More>>

    150th Anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay

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    On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Battle of Mobile Bay. More>>

    2 Year Old Dies From Burns; Parents Arrested

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    Pensacola Police have arrested two people after their toddler died from burns to the body. More>>

    Weekend Crime Recap

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    These are the latest crimes reported to us from the Mobile Police Department.

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    1 Killed When Small Plane Crash on Fla. Beach

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    A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach. More>>

    Animal Shelter Closing in Escambia County, AL

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    The shelter says it does not have enough money to operate. More>>

    Lightning Kills 1, Injures 12 on Beach

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    A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike. More>>

    Apartment Complex Angry Over Eviction Video included

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    Bryn Ketcham says McGill-Toolen bought the property her apartment sits on and did not give them enough notice to leave. More>>

    Drowning Victim to be Laid to Rest Monday

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    The teenage swimmer who drowned at a Gulf Shores beach last week will be laid to rest Monday morning. More>>

    Mobile Police Investigate Homicide

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    Mobile Police are investigating a homicide.  More>>

    Woman Hospitalized After Being Lit on Fire

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    Jefferson County sheriff's officials say a woman has been hospitalized in serious condition after being doused in gasoline and set on fire by her ex-boyfriend. More>>

    Man Jumps from Cochrane-Africatown USA Bridge

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    Mobile Fire and Rescue say a man jumped from the Cochrane-Africatown USA Bridge this morning.They received the call around 8:30 Sunday morning. More>>

    • NationalMore>>

    • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:39:10 GMT
      The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
      The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...
    • California wildfire claims 6 more homes

      California wildfire claims 6 more homes

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:20:42 GMT
      Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.
      Fire officials say crews found six more homes destroyed by a Northern California wildfire that led to evacuation orders for about 1,200 people before it was brought under control.
    • Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical

      Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:10:09 GMT
      Lake Huron's fish populations are bouncing back after a collapse of two key species more than a decade ago. But state biologists and industry leaders say many anglers remain unconvinced.
      More than a decade after its prized chinook salmon crashed, Lake Huron is fertile fishing territory once more, with fast-growing populations of native species such as walleye and lake trout, biologists say. Now the...
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    • Suicide bomber kills Afghan president's cousin

      Suicide bomber kills Afghan president's cousin

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:30:24 GMT
      An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai.
      A powerful cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated by a suicide bomber hiding explosives in his cap on Tuesday, a provincial official said. It was the latest attack targeting Afghan power brokers...
    • Elegant Louvre Garden infested with rats

      Elegant Louvre Garden infested with rats

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:27:32 GMT
      Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp onto the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists visiting the site.
      Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp onto the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists visiting the site.
    • West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

      West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:27:25 GMT
      The West African airline that transported a passenger sick with Ebola last week says it's now suspending flights to the two cities hardest hit by the disease.
      Police officers deployed to Liberia's international airport to ensure passengers are screened for Ebola symptoms as a major regional airline announced Tuesday it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an...
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    • Plain Gardening: Dragonflies

      Plain Gardening: Dragonflies

      Friday, July 25 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:22:43 GMT
      This week’s episode of Plain Gardening concerns a pastime similar to bird watching: dragonfly watching!
      This week’s episode of Plain Gardening concerns a pastime similar to bird watching: dragonfly watching!
    • Plain Gardening: Dragonflies

      Plain Gardening: Dragonflies

      Friday, July 25 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:18:46 GMT
      This week’s episode of Plain Gardening concerns a pastime similar to bird watching: dragonfly watching!
      This week’s episode of Plain Gardening concerns a pastime similar to bird watching: dragonfly watching!
    • Plain Gardening: Hibiscus

      Plain Gardening: Hibiscus

      Monday, July 21 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:52:02 GMT
      Plain Gardening is back at Bellingrath Gardens this week to talk hibiscus with Bill Finch.
      Plain Gardening is back at Bellingrath Gardens this week to talk hibiscus with Bill Finch.
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    • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:39:10 GMT
      The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
      The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...
    • 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter fails drug test

      16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter fails drug test

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:49:54 GMT
      The Commonwealth Games Federation says Nigerian female weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test.
      A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest ever female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday.
    • Commonwealth Games gets 1st doping case

      Commonwealth Games gets 1st doping case

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:49:01 GMT
      It was only a matter of time before a doping scandal hit the Commonwealth Games. This time, it involved a 16-year-old female weightlifting gold medalist from Nigeria.
      It was only a matter of time before a doping scandal hit the Commonwealth Games. This time, it involved a 16-year-old female weightlifting gold medalist from Nigeria.
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