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    Update: Explosion at Plant in Moss Point

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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>>

    Weather

    Steamy, Sticky, Stormy Weather Today...Better Tomorrow

    Monday Afternoon Heat Index Forecast Monday Afternoon Heat Index Forecast

    Muggy AM & a hot, noisy PM.  High 94 with HX of 102-107.  60% chance of t'storms late--some could be strong or severe. More>>

    2 Year Old Dies From Burns; Parents Arrested

    Perry Perry
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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

    Chaston Brown, 17 Chaston Brown, 17
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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>>

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    • 1 Killed When Small Plane Crash on Fla. Beach

      1 Killed When Small Plane Crash on Fla. Beach

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:27:26 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • Woman Hospitalized After Being Lit on Fire

      Woman Hospitalized After Being Lit on Fire

      Sunday, July 27 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:35:20 GMT
      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.
      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.
    • Whistleblower Wins at Supreme Court, but Loses Pay

      Whistleblower Wins at Supreme Court, but Loses Pay

      Saturday, July 26 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:58:00 GMT
      An Alabama whistleblower won a landmark victory at the U.S. Supreme Court.
      An Alabama whistleblower won a landmark victory at the U.S. Supreme Court.
    • NationalMore>>

    • Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

      Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

      Monday, July 28 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:35:37 GMT
      The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.
      A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home last week after vanishing nine months ago.
    • Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

      Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

      Monday, July 28 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:35:35 GMT
      A new federal report says that along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years.
      A new federal report says that along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years.
    • Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

      Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

      Monday, July 28 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:31:07 GMT
      The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down just north of Boston.
      A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, ripping roofs off homes, uprooting dozens of large trees and forcing businesses to close.
    • InternationalMore>>

    • Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

      Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

      Monday, July 28 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:16:08 GMT
      The former majority shareholder in Yukos Oil Company says it has won in excess of $50 billion in a court ruling against Russia.
      Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an international court has ruled.
    • Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee

      Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee

      Monday, July 28 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:47:50 GMT
      Officials in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine say at least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two cities held by separatist militants.
      Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police...
    • Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

      Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

      Monday, July 28 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:47:26 GMT
      The Libyan government is appealing for "international help" after several oil tankers caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.
      A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the...
    • GardeningMore>>

    • 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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