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    Unsurprising August Weather, Wetter Weekend Ahead

    Partly cloudy, warm and humid today.  High 93 with a handful of isolated t'storms dotting the late afternoon radar. Rain chances increase this weekend.
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    Challenge Brings Cold, Hard Cash

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    Ice Bucket Challenge brings in close to $100M 

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    Vigor Faculty Takes Down Attempted Shooter Video included

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    An argument at Vigor high school ended with one student pulling a gun on another. More>>

    Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Video included

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    More than 400 gathered at Alabama's Cruise Terminal Wednesday to kick off The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.

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    All You Need To Know About Migrant Work Visas Video included

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    News 5 talked to a foreign labor contractor about the federal government's H2a work visa program.

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    Police Say They Didn’t Harass Hispanic Workers Video included

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    Fairhope police have been accused of racial profiling and harassing migrant workers after they received concerned calls from the public. More>>

    Map Puts City Needs In Perspective

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    A map from the Stimpson administration shows more than 800 red dots where repairs are needed. The mayor says he's trying to drive home the point that infrastructure needs can't be ignored anymore.


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    No Testimony from Baldwin DA Video included

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    Details of an alleged sexual relationship between Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon and an investigator in her office will have to wait and may not happen at all. A defense attorney is using the alleged affair as part of his trial strategy.

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    US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

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    "It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa.  More>>

    Feds protect 20 species of coral as threatened

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    The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species. More>>

    Student Pulls Gun On Another Student Video included

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    DEVELOPING STORY: Prichard police say a 14-year-old student took a gun to Vigor High School and pulled it on another student during a fight. Police say the student tried to fire the gun twice, but school leaders stepped in before anyone was hurt. It is not clear at this time if the gun was working or if the safety was on. Students told News 5's Avery Cotton the fight happened in the hallway and chaos erupted.This all happened around 10:15 A.M. News 5 obtained exclusive video of a school leade... More>>

    Man Wanted For Indecent Exposure

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    Saraland Police are looking for a man, they say, exposed himself in public. More>>

    Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities Video included

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    Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report. More>>

    WAVE Bus Crash with Injuries Video included

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    Ambulance crews rushed to the intersection of Airport and University Boulevard after a minivan collided with a WAVE Transit bus. The accident happened around 9:40 this morning. Medical crews carried three people away on stretchers and then loaded them into ambulances. Dozens of police cars, fire trucks, and ambulances responded to the scene and helped people injured in the accident. Traffic was stopped at one point on both Airport and University. As of 10:10, traffic is moving slowly exceptfo... More>>

    Operation Button Pusher

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    Three-year joint drug investigation in Baldwin County ends with 24 people arrested and sentenced to federal prison

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    Don't Break Cecilia's Heart!

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    Our Pet of the Week is a two year old pug-mix named Cecilia. She is absolutely adorable. We love that little under bite! She is a doll! She is crate-trained. She is very good with people. When adopted, she will be spayed, vaccinated, and micro-chipped.If you are interested in adopting Cecilia, call the Mobile SPCA at (251)633-3531. More>>

    All-Women Sports Show

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    CBS Sports Network to launch all-women sports show next month More>>

    Spacecraft Crosses Neptune's Orbit

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    Last Call: Pluto-bound craft crosses Neptune orbit More>>

    Residents Voice Opinions Ahead of OB School Vote Video included

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    Several hundred Orange Beach residents showed up to learn about the city's plan to split from Baldwin County Schools Tuesday night. More>>

    Hispanics On Temporary Work Visas Claim Police Harassment Video included

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    Migrant workers on legal, temporary work visas claim they were harassed by officers with the Fairhope Police Dept. 

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    Local Pharmacy Busted for Codeine Video included

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    The owner, Donald Scarcliff, is charged with illegally selling codeine from the location. More>>

    Mayor’s Youtube Videos Explain Budget Spending Video included

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    Mayor Sandy Stimpson is posting videos to Facebook that explain why the city is spending money on certain capital items.

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    Mobile City Retirees And Non-Profits Speak Out On Cuts Video included

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    Whether you were at the Mobile City Council meeting or finance committee the message was the same. People wanted cuts to come from somewhere else.


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    Red Snapper Debate Continues Video included

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    Red snapper season has come and gone but the fight to land more fish continues. Now state officials have the numbers to back up what they have been saying all along.

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    Cocaine-Tainted Dollar Bills Make Banker's Fingers Go Numb

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    A sample of some dollar bills tested positive for cocaine.
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    Shooting Instructor Killed by 9 Year Old

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    Authorities say an Arizona shooting instructor has died after he was accidentally shot while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an automatic Uzi. More>>

    Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to Arrest

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    Jesean Morris, who was wanted in Nebraska for violating the terms of parole, was picked up by police after he posted a video to Facebook of himself participating the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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    Miss. Officials: Second Death From West Nile Virus

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    The state Department of Health said Tuesday the most recent death occurred in Madison County. More>>

    Parker Griffith Challenges Gov. Bentley to Debates

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    Democratic gubernatorial nominee Parker Griffith is challenging Republican Gov. Robert Bentley to a series of seven debates before the November election. More>>

    Police Probe Theft From Rosa Parks' Old Apartment

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    Police say thieves have struck the apartment complex where Rosa Parks lived when she made history by refusing to give up her seat to a white person on a city bus. More>>

    Red Snapper Totals Lower Than Estimates

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    The Alabama Red Snapper Reporting program estimates that 418,000 pounds of red snapper were landed in Alabama through June 30. More>>

    Baldwin County Man Arrested in Stabbing Death

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    Authorities have arrested a man that was wanted out of Escambia County, Florida in connection with a deadly stabbing on Sunday. More>>

    Would You Eat Something Called 'Meat Mountain'

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    The fast-food giant is rolling out a sandwich containing at least half a pound of assorted meats and cheeses. More>>

    Shut Out Of Crash Investigation

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    UPS, pilots' union barred from air crash probe More>>

    Are Illegal Immigrants Being Bused To Daphne? Video included

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    Viewers sent in photos of what they believed to be illegal immigrants in the Daphne civic center parking lot.

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    Ex Band Director: "I Love My Wife And Kids" Video included

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    Former T.R. Miller band teacher Lance Gainous apologizes to his wife and kids following his arrest on a dozen sex-related charges involving former students.

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    Summer Season Coming to a Close Video included

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    Another record season is not out of the question for Baldwin County beaches as the summer season comes to a close.

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    USA Looking To Improve Graduation Rate Video included

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    The four-year graduation rate is 14%. The six-year graduation rate is 37%. This is lower than some comparable schools.


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    Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses

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    States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year. More>>

    Nail polish may help detect date-rape drugs

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    Four college students have used their scientific training to come up with an unusual solution to an all-too-common problem on college campuses and beyond.  More>>

    Saban Not Ready to Name Starting QB

    Blake Sims (left), Jake Coker (right) Blake Sims (left), Jake Coker (right)
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    It's a two-horse quarterback race between senior Blake Sims and Florida State transfer Jacob Coker in Tuscaloosa. More>>

    Girl Scout Takes on Human Trafficking Documentary

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    There were probably any number of issues Rebecca Pober Citrin could have taken on as a project to compete for the highest award the Girl Scouts offer. The Gold Award is equivalent to the Boy Scouts' Eagle Award. She chose the subject of human trafficking. The 26 minute documentary that resulted she says has left some in shock to find out such things happen within the borders of the U.S., even the state of Alabama.Citrin, a recent graduate of St. Paul's and incoming freshman at Vassar College,... More>>

    Schools Using Social Media to Reach Parents Video included

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    School districts, individual schools, teachers and more are using social media to reach out to parents more than ever before. More>>

    Autopsy Pending on Local Plane Crash

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    The Okaloosa-Walton Medical Examiner's Office says a forensic autopsy will be needed to positively identify the remains of a pilot who died in a single engine plane crash near Laurel Hill Saturday. More>>

    "All Clear" at Fort Lee in Virginia

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    An "active shooter incident" was reported Monday morning at Fort Lee, an Army installation in Virginia, the post said on its website. More>>

    Health Credits Impact Refunds

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    Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits

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    3 Rescued From Gulf

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    2 vessels collide in Gulf, 3 rescued

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    Bikers Ride To Bring Awareness To Bullying Video included

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    Dozens of bikers gathered outside the Beads and Leather store Sunday morning to raise money and awareness to a serious issue any child could face going back to school. More>>

    7-Year-Old Accidentally Shot in Milton

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    A 7-year-old child is recovering after being shot accidentally inside a home in Milton. More>>

    Public Memorial Set for Auburn Eagle, Tiger

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    A public memorial has been scheduled for next week to honor Tiger, the first golden eagle to fly free inside Auburn University's Jordan-Hare Stadium. More>>

    Flag Used by Tea Party Could Become Alabama Tag

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    Alabama vehicles could soon be sporting tags featuring the rattlesnake emblem and "Don't Tread on Me" warning popular with tea party groups. More>>

    Strongest quake in 25 years strikes California's Bay Area

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    A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Northern California early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. More>>

    Workers Wear Parkas at Local Business Despite Soaring Temperatures Outside Video included

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    The hot and humid temperatures in Mobile are not a new occurrence for the people living in this area.This past week temperatures soared near the triple digit mark, and forecasters say this week alone is one of the hottest weeks this summer.But there is one place in Mobile where temperatures are extreme, but the polar opposite than temperatures we deal with everyday outside.Americold is a 115,000 square foot freezer storage facility located at the Brookley Complex. Temperatures range between 3... More>>

    Free Adoption Day at County Animal Shelter Video included

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    The Mobile County Animal Shelter is doing what it can to transition dogs and cats into loving homes. The shelter is full to capacity, and offered a free adoption day today.

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    Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium Closed

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    According to its website, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium is closed this weekend. More>>

    Business Leery of Ala. Ruling on Drug Warnings

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    Business groups aren't buying into the Alabama Supreme Court's attempt to limit the fallout from a decision involving drug warning labels. More>>

    Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Taxi

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    A woman from Mississippi was killed early Saturday morning in Orange Beach after being hit by a taxi. More>>

    VA Director Out In Biloxi Video included

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    Anthony Dawson has been assigned to a new post in Jackson, Mississippi.

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    Drifting Dryers Lead To Jail Explosion Video included

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    Would you believe flooded gas powered clothes dryers lead to the deadly blast at the Escambia County Jail in Florida? That’s the finding of an attorney hired by the County Commission to investigate the spring explosion.


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    Band Teacher Charged for Sex with Students Video included

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    Jeffery Lance Gainous faces a total of 12 charges for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with his female students during his time as band director at T.R. Miller High School in Brewton. More>>

    Environmentalists Worry About Run Off at McGowin Park Video included

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    Work on the McGowin Park shopping complex is proceeding at breakneck speed. Members of Mobile Baykeeper are surprised the entire 80-acre site was cleared all at once.

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    Baldwin School Survey on Growth Video included

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    There are a lot of opinions when it comes to overcrowding and building new schools in Baldwin County. Now there's a way for folks to have their voice heard.

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    Update: Stabbing Death Over Borrowed Movies

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    A prosecutor says an Alabama man accused of stabbing his cousin to death over borrowed movies is citing the state's "stand your ground" law. More>>

    Chemical In Restaurant Tea

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    Attorney: Utah eatery had other chemical burn More>>

    Randy Patrick Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    News 5 Sports Director Randy Patrick accepted Devon Walsh's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.With help from the Murphy High School cheerleaders Randy cooled down at Ladd Peebles Stadium. News 5 photographers and Avery Cotton are now on the clock! More>>

    Huge response to local store going out of business Video included

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    Folks turned out in droves on Mobile's Halls Mill Road Thursday for the beginning of Robert Moore and Company Christmas Town's liquidation sale.

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    Alleged Bondage in Brewton Band Room Video included

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    WKRG News 5 is learning more about the former local band teacher accused of having sexual relationships with his students. More>>

    Teen Pregnancy Declines Across Nation Video included

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    The national rate for teen pregnancy has dropped 57 percent over the past two decades according to the Center for Disease Control. More>>

    The Politics of Gambling Video included

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    Football begins this weekend but the games many would like to see in Alabama; electronic bingo, a lottery or other games of chance. The odds of that happening could improve depending on who is elected to statewide office in the fall.

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    Keeping Helmets Safe Costly for Schools Video included

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    Mobile County schools get $1,600 a year for helmets from the school-system. Coaches say that amount doesn't come close to covering costs of buying new helmets and reconditioning old ones More>>

    Changes Possible to Baldwin Express Video included

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    Baldwin County's Beach Express is changing how motorists get around the southern part of the county and the 13 mile stretch could be in line for some changes too.

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    Crisis Center Calls Go Up After Actor’s Suicide Video included

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    Robin Williams' suicide prompted many others who feel the same way to reach out for help, including here in Mobile. More>>

    Mobile City Retirees Facing Big Healthcare Cut Video included

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    City retirees 65 and up will lose city healthcare coverage if the new budget passes. Some retirees say it breaks a decades old promise while city officials say the current system is unsustainable.


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    U.S. Judge Strikes Down Florida Gay Marriage Ban

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    A federal judge has declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot. More>>

    Ex-Gulfport Teacher Charged With Sex Crimes

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    A former teacher is charged with transportation of minors with intent to engage in sexual activity. More>>

    Ala. Judge Could Avoid Prosecution in Atlanta

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    An Alabama federal judge could avoid prosecution for domestic violence in Atlanta.  More>>

    Remington Moving Jobs from NY to Ala.

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    Remington is reducing its work force in New York, where the gun maker has operated a factory for nearly 200 years, and where new gun laws are in the spotlight. More>>

    Study: Daphne Among Safest Cities in Ala.

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    Daphne is the only city in southern Alabama to be named one of safest cities in the state, according to a new report. More>>

    2 Ebola Patients Released From Emory

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    A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

    Harvey Updyke Coming to Town Next Month

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    ESPN is reporting the man who admitted to poisoning the oak trees at Toomer's Corner in Auburn, is planning to visit the Port City in September to help raise money for a charity. More>>

    Governor Race Comes to Orange Beach

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    Republican Gov. Robert Bentley and his Democratic opponent, former U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith, will make dueling campaign speeches in Orange Beach. More>>

    Freeman Jockisch Moved to Louisiana Facility

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    News 5 has learned former Mobile County Commissioner, Freeman Jockisch, is now in a low security, federal prison in Louisiana. More>>

    Hank Williams, Jr. Concert-Goer Dies After Shove

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    A 55-year-old man has died from injuries authorities say he sustained in a fight Sunday night at a Hank Williams, Jr. concert. More>>

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    • Vigor Faculty Takes Down Attempted Shooter

      Vigor Faculty Takes Down Attempted Shooter

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:18:57 GMT
      An argument at Vigor high school ended with one student pulling a gun on another.
      An argument at Vigor high school ended with one student pulling a gun on another.
    • Operation Button Pusher

      Operation Button Pusher

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:14:28 GMT

      Three-year joint drug investigation in Baldwin County ends with 24 people arrested and sentenced to federal prison

      Three-year joint drug investigation in Baldwin County ends with 24 people arrested and sentenced to federal prison

    • Student Pulls Gun On Another Student

      Student Pulls Gun On Another Student

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:35:18 GMT
      DEVELOPING STORY: Prichard police say a 14-year-old student took a gun to Vigor High School and pulled it on another student during a fight. Police say the student tried to fire the gun twice, but school leaders stepped in before anyone was hurt. It is not clear at this time if the gun was working or if the safety was on. Students told News 5's Avery Cotton the fight happened in the hallway and chaos erupted.This all happened around 10:15 A.M. News 5 obtained exclusive video of a school leade...
      DEVELOPING STORY: Prichard police say a 14-year-old student took a gun to Vigor High School and pulled it on another student during a fight. Police say the student tried to fire the gun twice, but school leaders stepped in before anyone was hurt. It is not clear at this time if the gun was working or if the safety was on. Students told News 5's Avery Cotton the fight happened in the hallway and chaos erupted.This all happened around 10:15 A.M. News 5 obtained exclusive video of a school leade...
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    • Challenge Brings Cold, Hard Cash

      Challenge Brings Cold, Hard Cash

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-08-28 11:02:49 GMT

      Ice Bucket Challenge brings in close to $100M 

      Ice Bucket Challenge brings in close to $100M 

    • Vigor Faculty Takes Down Attempted Shooter

      Vigor Faculty Takes Down Attempted Shooter

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:18:57 GMT
      An argument at Vigor high school ended with one student pulling a gun on another.
      An argument at Vigor high school ended with one student pulling a gun on another.
    • All You Need To Know About Migrant Work Visas

      All You Need To Know About Migrant Work Visas

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:17:14 GMT

      News 5 talked to a foreign labor contractor about the federal government's H2a work visa program.

      News 5 talked to a foreign labor contractor about the federal government's H2a work visa program.

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    • Student Pulls Gun On Another Student

      Student Pulls Gun On Another Student

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:35:18 GMT
      DEVELOPING STORY: Prichard police say a 14-year-old student took a gun to Vigor High School and pulled it on another student during a fight. Police say the student tried to fire the gun twice, but school leaders stepped in before anyone was hurt. It is not clear at this time if the gun was working or if the safety was on. Students told News 5's Avery Cotton the fight happened in the hallway and chaos erupted.This all happened around 10:15 A.M. News 5 obtained exclusive video of a school leade...
      DEVELOPING STORY: Prichard police say a 14-year-old student took a gun to Vigor High School and pulled it on another student during a fight. Police say the student tried to fire the gun twice, but school leaders stepped in before anyone was hurt. It is not clear at this time if the gun was working or if the safety was on. Students told News 5's Avery Cotton the fight happened in the hallway and chaos erupted.This all happened around 10:15 A.M. News 5 obtained exclusive video of a school leade...
    • Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities

      Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:10:58 GMT
      Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report.
      Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report.
    • WAVE Bus Crash with Injuries

      WAVE Bus Crash with Injuries

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:52:43 GMT
      Ambulance crews rushed to the intersection of Airport and University Boulevard after a minivan collided with a WAVE Transit bus. The accident happened around 9:40 this morning. Medical crews carried three people away on stretchers and then loaded them into ambulances. Dozens of police cars, fire trucks, and ambulances responded to the scene and helped people injured in the accident. Traffic was stopped at one point on both Airport and University. As of 10:10, traffic is moving slowly exceptfo...
      Ambulance crews rushed to the intersection of Airport and University Boulevard after a minivan collided with a WAVE Transit bus. The accident happened around 9:40 this morning. Medical crews carried three people away on stretchers and then loaded them into ambulances. Dozens of police cars, fire trucks, and ambulances responded to the scene and helped people injured in the accident. Traffic was stopped at one point on both Airport and University. As of 10:10, traffic is moving slowly exceptfo...
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    • US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

      US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

      Thursday, August 28 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:49:39 GMT
      Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.
      Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.
    • Deliveries roll following deal in supermarket feud

      Deliveries roll following deal in supermarket feud

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-08-28 11:48:47 GMT
      Trucks have started making deliveries to a New England supermarket chain just hours after it was announced that the chain's former CEO, whose ouster led to worker walkouts and customer boycotts, had completed a...
      A six-week standoff between thousands of employees of a New England supermarket chain and management has ended with the news that the beloved former CEO is back in control after buying the entire company.
    • Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

      Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

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      Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
      Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
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    • Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

      Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

      Thursday, August 28 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:59:38 GMT
      Judicial officials say Egypt's state prosecutor has raised new charges against the country's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, accusing him of leaking secret documents to Qatar, an ally of the...
      Egypt's state prosecutor is investigating allegations that ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi leaked secret documents to Qatar via the Doha-based Al-Jazeera broadcaster, according to judicial officials.
    • UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

      UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

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      Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15.
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    • UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

      UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

      Thursday, August 28 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-08-28 12:59:31 GMT
      The United Nations representative for Afghanistan says an audit of the country's presidential election should be completed around Sept. 10 and that the inauguration could happen after that.
      The United Nations representative for Afghanistan says an audit of the country's presidential election should be completed around Sept. 10 and that the inauguration could happen after that.
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    • USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

      USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:28 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:28:40 GMT
      Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
      Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
    • What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it

      What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:09 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:09:51 GMT
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      American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.
    • Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contact

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      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:01 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:01:29 GMT
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      By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason.
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    • Plain Gardening: Three Citrus Problems

      Plain Gardening: Three Citrus Problems

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      Bill Finch of Mobile Botanical Gardens say citrus seems to be doing great this year; better than might be expected considering our very cold winter.
      Bill Finch of Mobile Botanical Gardens say citrus seems to be doing great this year; better than might be expected considering our very cold winter.
    • Plain Gardening: Mulch

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      Bill Finch of Mobile Botanical Gardens believes in putting lots of mulch on his garden.
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      Shady Gardening

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      Welcome to a particularly shady episode of Plain Gardening.
      Welcome to a particularly shady episode of Plain Gardening.
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