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    Police Looking for Credit Card Thief

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    Mobile Police are looking for information regarding the whereabouts of 23 year-old Jessica Leanna McQueen. More>>

    Sen. Cochran Lawsuit to be Settled by Nov.

    Senator Thad Cochran (Source: CBS News) Senator Thad Cochran (Source: CBS News)
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    A judge presiding over a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff says his intention is to have the case settled in time for the November general election. More>>

    Arrested US Judge Embarrassed, Entering Treatment

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    A defense lawyer says an Alabama federal judge charged with domestic violence in Atlanta is embarrassed and entering a treatment program. More>>

    MUST-SEE: Biker Flips onto Car Roof

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    In a YouTube video that'll make you do a double-take, a biker in Belarus dodges death by flipping onto the roof of a car after he crashes his bike. More>>

    2,000 Animals Confiscated from Louisiana Home

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    Roughly 2,000 animals were found at a man's home in Lawtell, the majority in poor condition.  More>>

    Haircuts for the Homeless

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    On his days off, stylist Mark Bustos gives free haircuts to the homeless of New York City. Here are some of the transformations. More>>

    Watch Nick Saban, Alabama Team take the ALS Ice Challenge

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    Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide take the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS.labama coach Nick Saban was nominated by The Band Perry (and probably others) to take the challenge, and he did so with his whole team. More>>

    Dauphin Island Sea Lab Expanding

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    The state marine laboratory at Dauphin Island is expanding.The Dauphin Island Sea Lab has started work on a new research center for the Alabama Marine Mammal Stranding Network. More>>

    ISIS Beheads American Journalist

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    President Barack Obama is expected to make a statement today about the beheading of American journalist James Foley by militants with the Islamic State extremist group. More>>

    News 5 Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    You've seen ALS Ice Bucket videos online, but none like this. More>>

    Precious Poodle Needs Home

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    Our Pet of the Week is a two year old poodle named Lucille. She is looking for a home at the Mobile SPCA. She is a happy dog, and her fur is very soft! She was found in a local cemetery. She is crate-trained, and could well be house-trained.If you are interested in adopting Lucille, call the Mobile SPCA at (251)633-3531. More>>

    Weather

    The Heat Goes On...and On and On and On

    Hot & humid again. High 94 with heat index of 102-107. Take it easy outdoors this afternoon. 30% chance of PM t'storms. More>>

    Online Vehicle Recall Check

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    US safety agency offers online recall check More>>

    ALS Patient: Disease Breaks Down Body but Not Spirit Video included

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    The ALS Association says the ice bucket challenge is having a huge impact in helping them raise money and awareness for the disease. More>>

    Growing Algae in Daphne Video included

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    Algae may be bad for your pool or pond. But a business in Daphne is harvesting it--for energy! More>>

    Lifeguards Work Almost Done Video included

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    Two young children are recovering after near drowning's in Gulf Shores. The first in a retention pond at an apartment complex. The second, in a pool in the 1300 block of West Beach Blvd. in Gulf Shores. The latest in what seems to have been a summer of close calls and near misses.

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    Proposed City Budget Threatens Non-Profits Video included

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    Last year, about sixty agencies split $2.6 million. This year they will compete for just $1.2 million with the United Way of Southwest Alabama, and not the city, determining exactly which organizations get how much, if anything. More>>

    Does South Baldwin County Need Another High School? Video included

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    Foley High is the largest high school in Baldwin County, prompting some to ask the board of education to build a new facility in a neighboring community.

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    Gulf Shores Chief : "You Blew It" Video included

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    Amid the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, one local police chief is lashing out against Captain Ronald Johnson, and the way he is handling the town's chaos. More>>

    City Employees Give Budget Mixed Reviews Video included

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    Most say they’re happy to get a raise at all. Privately, many wish it was a lot more money.


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    Gulf Shores Chief Calls Out Missouri Captain

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        The Gulf Shores Police Chief doesn't hold much back in an open letter written to Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson. Chief Ed Delmore wrote the letter Sunday on the website LawOfficer.com. His message to the captain, "you blew it." More>>

    Man Shot After Reporting Cross Burning in His Yard

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    Police trying to determine whether attack was prompted by people being upset that the man was visited by his mixed-race grandchildren
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    Man Wakes Up To Bloody Stranger On Couch

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    A Massachusetts man who fell asleep in a chair in his living room over the weekend got quite the surprise when he woke up - a bloody stranger asleep on the couch. More>>

    Malaria Case In Mobile County

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    The Mobile County Health Department reports a teenager, who traveled to the Republic of Uganda, is being treated at a local hospital for malaria. More>>

    Ebola outbreak death toll tops 1,200, WHO says

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    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,200 people since it began in December 2013, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. More>>

    Local Physician Makes Mission Trip a Family Affair

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    Medical care here in the United States is far superior to medical care in parts of South America. Local gastroenterologist, Dr. Matt Eves, just returned from bringing first class medical care to a third world country. He took his daughter, Paulette, and son, Bradley, to Honduras earlier this summer. They went to a poor hospital frequently visited by mission teams. The hospital was founded by Dr. Steve and Mary Kinsey from Baldwin County, 30 years ago.The Mobile Infirmary donated $20,000 worth... More>>

    Sea Lab Building Mammal Research Center

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     Expected to open in mid-2015, the ALMMSN is breaking ground not just on a state-of-the-art research building, but also in data collection and research for Alabama's marine mammals, including manatees, dolphins and whales. More>>

    MPD Looking for Debit Card Thieves

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    Mobile Police are looking for information regarding the identification and/or location of the two male subjects in these photos. More>>

    Man Shot in Cell Phone Robbery

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    A man who refused to give a robber his cell phone was shot early Tuesday morning in Mobile. More>>

    Unemployment Up in Just Alabama

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    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Alabama was the only state that had a higher unemployment rate in July than it did a year ago. More>>

    Univ. of Alabama Chi Omega Member Expelled After Offensive Post

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    Chi Omega Fraternity officials say a University of Alabama member has been expelled from the school's chapter for a racially offensive post that was distributed via social media over the weekend. More>>

    Car vs Bus On Dauphin Street

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    A crash on Dauphin Street this morning caused traffic trouble for drivers in Mobile. Police tell News 5 a car and what appears to be a MARC bus collided at the intersection of Dauphin and Fulton. More>>

    Voice of SNL Dies at 96

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    Announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other programs, has died. More>>

    Climber Dies In Fall At After Proposing To Girlfriend

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    A man died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park shortly after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.

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    Woman Allegedly Stole Wine to See Boyfriend

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    A woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend. More>>

    West Nile Claims Life in Mississippi

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    Yazoo County resident dies from West Nile Virus.

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    Crash-Proof Cars Wanted

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    The government wants automakers to develop cars that talk to each other.


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    Hundreds Turnout for Race Forum Video included

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    More than 600 people showed up to the Alabama School of Math and Science Monday night. More>>

    Fiery Crash Captured on Video Video included

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    A fiery crash near Biloxi involving a car and an 18-wheeler sends them both bursting into flames. More>>

    School Resource Officers Important Part of Campus Safety Video included

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    The Foley Police Department continues to lead Baldwin County when it comes to school safety.

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    Mayor Proposes First Pay Raises in Eight Years Video included

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    Mayor Sandy Stimpson calls for two raises in his Fiscal 2014 budget which will be delivered to the city council Tuesday: a 2.5 percent cost of living adjustment in October and another 2.5 percent merit raise in April More>>

    MUST-SEE: Monster Gator is a Jaw-Dropper Video included

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    A massive 15-foot gator caught in Wilcox County is leaving sightseers in complete awe! More>>

    Owl Flew Into Condo, Killed Canary

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    An owl flew into a 10th story condo in Idaho, apparently opened a bird cage and killed one of two canaries inside it. More>>

    West Nile Virus Reaches Gulf Coast

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    The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County has issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory. More>>

    Mom and Dad Overdose with Baby in Backseat

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        A mother and father have been arrested in Louisiana after they were found unconscious in a car with their small children in the backseat. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says both parents admitted to injecting heroin earlier in the day. More>>

    Blue Angels Wow Crowds In Chicago

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    The Gulf Coast loves the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, and this weekend, folks in Chicago were treated to an impressive flight performance. The Blues were part of the annual Chicago Air and Water Show on Saturday. The two-day event is the largest free show of its kind in the United States. The Navy Blue Angels F/A-18, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, and Marine MV-22 Osprey all performed at the show. The weather had different plans for Sunday. Heavy fog rolled in a ground the Blue Angels. More>>

    Study: Raising a Child Costs $245K

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    A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she reaches the age of 18, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden. More>>

    Millions Exposed After Hospital Network Hacked

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    Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients. More>>

    Dollar General vs Dollar Tree

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    There's now a bidding war for Family Dollar store. Dollar General is offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree's bid, which is about 3 percent less. Last month, Dollar Tree made an $8.5 billion bid for Family Dollar, and Dollar General's board unanimously approved the deal. More>>

    Blue Angels Take Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    The Navy's Blue Angels decided to take a challenge after wrapping up their air show performance in Chicago over the weekend. The pilots took part in the ice bucket challenge to raise money for ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease. More>>

    Baldwin School Growing Pains Video included

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    Foley, Daphne and Spanish Fort are some of the growing areas in Baldwin County Public Schools. Foley Elementary is going to the past to help with the expansion needs of the future.


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    Race Relations Meeting in Mobile Tonight

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    Mobile United is hosting a meeting for the community tonight at the Alabama School of Math and Science.

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    Young Boy Shot in Mobile

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    A young boy was shot in the abdomen when an unknown person fired several shots into a couple of homes near Dauphin Island Parkway on Friday night. More>>

    AP Poll: Alabama No. 2, Auburn No. 6

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    Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. More>>

    Missouri National Guard Heading to Ferguson

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    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has called out the National Guard after another night of trouble in Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

    Back-To-School Primer

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    As the new school year begins, here's a quick look at changes for Baldwin County students More>>

    Race Summit Scheduled for Monday

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    Citizens of Mobile will have the opportunity to speak up about racial issues within the city. More>>

    Chesney Concert Too Hot For Some To Handle Video included

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    Around 300 calls were made to paramedics for heat-related injuries. More>>

    Kenny Chesney Spotted At Local Marina

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    A exciting surprise for people at Sportsman Marina in Orange Beach, Alabama. Country music superstar Kenny Chesney stopped by after a ride in the waters near the Flora-Bama. News 5 is told he was relaxing on a small private yacht in Orange Beach. A viewer snapped these photos, and they even got a wave and smile. Chesney is in townfor a Saturday evening concert at the Flora-Bama. He is staying on site in his tour bus, but is apparently seeing the sights. More>>

    Daddy Daughter Day in Mobile Video included

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    Bienville Square was packed tonight for a special daddy daughter date night. It's a first for the city and judging from the results, there will be more nights like this to come. More>>

    Move in Day for USA Students Video included

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    It was a busy day on the campus of the University of South Alabama. Classes begin Monday and today, hundreds of students moved into their dorm rooms on campus.
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    Kenny Chesney Brings Thousands to Flora-Bama Video included

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    Country star Kenny Chesney is performing at the Flora-Bama Saturday to a crowd of about 30,000 people. More>>

    Some Lawmakers Open to Idea of Gambling Compact

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    With more budget problems likely ahead for the state, some legislative leaders say they're open to the idea of a compact with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. More>>

    21 Black Women Among 2,054 Ala. Sorority Recruits

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    Annual recruitment has ended for sororities at the University of Alabama with black women making up just 1 percent of new members. More>>

    Operation Revitalize Nets 21 Arrests Video included

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    More hot spot policing catches over a dozen suspected drug dealers. This afternoon authorities arrested 21 people in a sting called Operation Revitalize. More>>

    Convention to Deliver Fewer Delegates Than Promised Video included

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    About 500 delegates will attend the World Leisure Congress next month, about a quarter of the 2,000 predicted.  More>>

    Behind the Scenes of a Gator Hunt Video included

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    News 5's J.B. Biunno has never been on a gator hunt... but that changed on Thursday night, when he ventured out onto the waters to give you this behind-the-scenes story. More>>

    Prichard Closes Troubled Strip Club Video included

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    The City of Prichard has moved to shutdown a strip club that police raided last month.It issued a cease desist order today to Club Suga's strip club on St. Stephens Road More>>

    State School Superintendent Gets Whopping Salary Hike Video included

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    Dr. Tommy Bice gets a 25% raise. The state legislature failed to pass even a 2% raise for teachers this year.


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    Countdown to Chesney Video included

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    Kenny Chesney sightings have already begun around Pleasure Island but definitely know where he will be tomorrow night.

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    University of Mobile Students Settling in for School Video included

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    Students at the University of Mobile are settling into their new dorm rooms Friday night. More>>

    UFO Spotted Over Houston

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    A buzz on social media for people in Houston, Texas. Many captured an unidentified flying object on video this week. It appears to be an oval object with lights. The first reaction of many people, you guessed it, aliens! Technology these days could offer a better explanation. More and more people are flying drones. No one is giving a definite answer for the sightings, so it remains a fun mystery at this point. More>>

    Small Plane Crashes In South Mississippi

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    Mississippi authorities say a single-engine plane crashed near Wiggins injuring 3 people on board.Wiggins Fire Chief says two people on board the aircraft suffered significant injuries and a third person had minor injuries.Hatten said their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.The injured are being treated at a hospital in Hattiesburg.Sheriff's deputies say the pilot tried to land in a field off Mississippi 29 Thursday, but the plane clipped a tree and landed just short of the ro... More>>

    Police Say Michael Brown Robbed Store

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    New developments today involving a controversial deadly shooting in Missouri. Police say video surveillance shows Michael Brown pushing a store clerk just minutes before his run-in with police officer Darren Wilson. More>>

    Successful Night For Gator Hunters Video included

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    Hunters searched the Mobile-Tensaw Delta for the biggest alligator they could find. The Southwest Alabama gator season kicked off Thursday night. More>>

    Kenny Chesney Arrives on the Gulf Coast

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    It appears country singer Kenny Chesney has made his way to the Gulf Coast. More>>

    A Rare Look Inside Strickland Youth Center Video included

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    Strickland Youth Center guards speak to News 5 about how their job is more of a calling, than a job.

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    Overnight Crash Caused Bayway Delays

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    Traffic was at a standstill overnight while crews cleared a crash on the eastbound I-10 Bayway More>>

    Synthetic Drugs More Popular Across U.S. Video included

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    A disturbing new trend involving illegal drugs in Mobile County. You've heard about the dangers of synthetic marijuana, now synthetic LSD is growing in popularity. More>>

    Chesney Concert Brings Economic Boom To Beach Video included

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    As many as 35-thousand people could attend the Kenny Chesney concert Saturday. Many will spend money at local hotels, retail shops and restaurants.

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    Baldwin Buses Heading Back to School Video included

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    Baldwin County is one of the most rural counties east of the Mississippi River and that means a lot of students depend on buses to get them to and from school. Here's what you need to know when it comes to sharing the road with hundreds of school buses starting Monday.

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    Mobile County Outstanding Warrants Posted Online Video included

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    The list of outstanding warrants in Mobile County is climbing. In fact, the most recent number of active cases in the District Attorney's office is over 40,000. More>>

    Growing Baldwin Ready For New School Year

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    Teachers are getting ready for the first day of school. As Baldwin County grows schools adapt.


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    Victims In Fatal Motorcycle Wreck ID'd

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    Prichard Police have released the identities of the victims of Tuesday's deadly motorcycle accident on I-165. More>>

    Next Door App A Virtual Neighborhood Watch

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    ?Mobile is the first city in the state to partner with the community-oriented app. More>>

    Robin Williams' Wife Releases Statement

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    Susan Schneider says her husband was in the early stages of Parkinson's Disease. More>>

    Lye in Restaurant Tea Badly Burns Woman's Throat

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    Police are reviewing video footage and interviewing staff from a Utah restaurant where a woman drank sweet tea laced with an industrial cleaning chemical, severely burning her mouth and throat. More>>

    Woman Discovers Husband's Multiple Marriages Through Facebook

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    A simple check on Facebook led a woman down a deep rabbit hole of discovery that ended with the revelation that her husband was already married to at least three other women. More>>

    DEA: New Drug Seized in Alabama Growing Problem

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    The drug is a chemical compound used to make synthetic drugs commonly called "spice." More>>

    Do Dogs Get Jealous?

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    Study shows dogs may experience jealousy

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    Overnight Fires Keep Crews Busy

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    One man burned, taken to hospital in fire More>>

    Major Construction Project Underway on I-10

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    A construction project that was supposed to start Sunday on Interstate 10 kicked off Wednesday night. More>>

    Christie Visits Alabama & Mississippi Video included

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    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Alabama supporting the re-election campaign of fellow Republican Gov. Robert Bentley. More>>

    515 Illegal Immigrant Children Sent to Ala. Video included

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    100 thousand immigrant children are expected to cross the U.S. Mexico-border by year's end putting what many call a strain on taxpayers. Hundreds of those children have made their way to Alabama. More>>

    A Park with a View Video included

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    An out of the way and long neglected park in Mobile could become the city's visual gateway to the booming aviation industry at the Brookley Aeroplex. More>>

    Free Chesney Concert; Pretty Expensive Video included

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    The Flora-Bama Jama is being billed as a "free" concert but it's costing plenty. An estimated million dollars but organizers say it's worth every penny.

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    County Raises May Stall Deputy Exodus Video included

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    Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran says he’s lost a dozen deputies in the last year to better paying departments. He hopes the County Commission passes a raise.


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    Dangerous Summer For Gulf Coast Drivers

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    At least five people have died in tragic accidents this summer in the span of three months. More>>

    Arrest Made In Robbery, Sex Assault Case

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    Police say Deontra French robbed two women at gunpoint, forcing one to perform a sex act on him.

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    • MUST-SEE: Monster Gator is a Jaw-Dropper

      MUST-SEE: Monster Gator is a Jaw-Dropper

      Monday, August 18 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:02:31 GMT
      A massive 15-foot gator caught in Wilcox County is leaving sightseers in complete awe!
      A massive 15-foot gator caught in Wilcox County is leaving sightseers in complete awe!
    • ALS Patient: Disease Breaks Down Body but Not Spirit

      ALS Patient: Disease Breaks Down Body but Not Spirit

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:44:03 GMT
      The ALS Association says the ice bucket challenge is having a huge impact in helping them raise money and awareness for the disease.
      The ALS Association says the ice bucket challenge is having a huge impact in helping them raise money and awareness for the disease.
    • News 5 Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

      News 5 Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:20:43 GMT
      You've seen ALS Ice Bucket videos online, but none like this.
      You've seen ALS Ice Bucket videos online, but none like this.
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    • Police Looking for Credit Card Thief

      Police Looking for Credit Card Thief

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:24:05 GMT
      Jessica Leanna McQueen, 23Jessica Leanna McQueen, 23
      Mobile Police are looking for information regarding the whereabouts of 23 year-old Jessica Leanna McQueen.
      Mobile Police are looking for information regarding the whereabouts of 23 year-old Jessica Leanna McQueen.
    • Dauphin Island Sea Lab Expanding

      Dauphin Island Sea Lab Expanding

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:59:13 GMT
      The state marine laboratory at Dauphin Island is expanding.The Dauphin Island Sea Lab has started work on a new research center for the Alabama Marine Mammal Stranding Network.
      The state marine laboratory at Dauphin Island is expanding.The Dauphin Island Sea Lab has started work on a new research center for the Alabama Marine Mammal Stranding Network.
    • News 5 Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

      News 5 Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:20:43 GMT
      You've seen ALS Ice Bucket videos online, but none like this.
      You've seen ALS Ice Bucket videos online, but none like this.
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    • Sen. Cochran Lawsuit to be Settled by Nov.

      Sen. Cochran Lawsuit to be Settled by Nov.

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:08:10 GMT
      Senator Thad Cochran (Source: CBS News)Senator Thad Cochran (Source: CBS News)
      A judge presiding over a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff says his intention is to have the case settled in time for the November general election.
      A judge presiding over a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff says his intention is to have the case settled in time for the November general election.
    • Arrested US Judge Embarrassed, Entering Treatment

      Arrested US Judge Embarrassed, Entering Treatment

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:41:06 GMT
      A defense lawyer says an Alabama federal judge charged with domestic violence in Atlanta is embarrassed and entering a treatment program.
      A defense lawyer says an Alabama federal judge charged with domestic violence in Atlanta is embarrassed and entering a treatment program.
    • 2,000 Animals Confiscated from Louisiana Home

      2,000 Animals Confiscated from Louisiana Home

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:32:10 GMT
      Source: KLFYSource: KLFY
      Roughly 2,000 animals were found at a man's home in Lawtell, the majority in poor condition. 
      Roughly 2,000 animals were found at a man's home in Lawtell, the majority in poor condition. 
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    • Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

      Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:24:57 GMT
      A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is expected to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.
      A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
    • High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

      High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:14:32 GMT
      Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open...
      Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.
    • Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

      Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:14:30 GMT
      Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.
      U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has met briefly with the officer in charge of security in Ferguson since the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
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    • Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

      Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:26:19 GMT
      Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed...
      Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350...
    • Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State

      Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:24:46 GMT
      Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.
      The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage....
    • Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

      Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:14:13 GMT
      A Ukrainian official says nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of the town of Ilovaysk, which lies just east of the rebel stronghold Donetsk.
      After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly...
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    • Plain Gardening: Mulch

      Plain Gardening: Mulch

      Monday, August 18 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:35:39 GMT
      Plain GardeningMulchBill Finch of Mobile Botanical Gardens believes in putting lots of mulch on his garden.
      Bill Finch of Mobile Botanical Gardens believes in putting lots of mulch on his garden.
    • Shady Gardening

      Shady Gardening

      Wednesday, August 13 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-08-13 18:18:29 GMT
      Welcome to a particularly shady episode of Plain Gardening.
      Welcome to a particularly shady episode of Plain Gardening.
    • De-Leafing

      De-Leafing

      Monday, August 11 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-11 13:30:21 GMT
      Plain GardeningDe-leafingThere are spots on the Gulf Coast where it looks like fall in the middle of August.
      Plain GardeningDe-leafingThere are spots on the Gulf Coast where it looks like fall in the middle of August.
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    • West Indies Salad: The Captain's Table Restaurant

      West Indies Salad: The Captain's Table Restaurant

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:00:34 GMT

      West Indies Salad prepared by The Captain's Table Restaurant.

      West Indies Salad prepared by The Captain's Table Restaurant.

    • Uncle Maddio's Pizza Recipes

      Uncle Maddio's Pizza Recipes

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:01:34 GMT
      Steak and Blue & Buffalo Chicken Pizza recipes by Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint in Daphne, AL.
      Steak and Blue & Buffalo Chicken Pizza recipes by Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint in Daphne, AL.
    • Shrimp BLT Wrap

      Shrimp BLT Wrap

      Monday, August 18 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:34:36 GMT

      New take on a delicious sandwich.

      New take on a delicious sandwich.

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