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    Skin Cancer Rates Rising Sharply

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    Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined. More>>

    Lawsuit: Failed Circumcision Never Happened

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    Doctors accused of amputating a man’s penis during a circumcision asking for dismissal More>>

    Gov. Christie to Visit Alabama, Mississippi

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, (R) New Jersey
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    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will swing through the south as part of another jam-packed month of travel boosting Republican candidates. More>>

    Police Arrest Suspected Check Thief

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    Police have made an arrest.

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    Woman Lit on Fire Dies in Hospital

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    Officials say an Alabama woman who was doused in gasoline and lit on fire by her ex-boyfriend has died. More>>

    Girl Attacked by Pit Bulls Released from Hospital

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    The 18-month-old child attacked by a group of three pit bulls has been released from USA Medical Center. More>>

    Study: 35 Percent in U.S. Facing Debt Collectors

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    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. More>>

    Could Deadly Virus Spread to U.S.?

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    An American who worked in Liberia has died of the virus, falling ill during a stop in Nigeria on his way home to Minnesota. Which raises the question: Is Ebola a threat outside of Africa? More>>

    Drivers Identified in Deadly BRATS Bus Crash Video included

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    Police have determined the SUV was traveling on the wrong side of the road at the time of the crash. More>>

    Weather

    No Ponies, Otherwise Wonderful Summer Weather

    Monday Afternoon Heat Index Forecast Monday Afternoon Heat Index Forecast

    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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    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

    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>>

    • NationalMore>>

    • Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

      Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:48:17 GMT
      A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he didn't commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.
      A Connecticut man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured...
    • APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

      APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:45:13 GMT
      A U.S. Army War College official says the Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation against Sen. John Walsh of Montana.
      The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday.
    • Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

      Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:44:46 GMT
      The debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races - in Maine.
      In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.
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    • US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

      US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:46:58 GMT
      European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.
      Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key...
    • Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

      Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:32:16 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.
      A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an...
    • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

      Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:02:40 GMT
      Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
      Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down 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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