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    Weekend Crime Recap

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

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    Possible 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>>

    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>>

    2 Year Old Dies From Burns; Parents Arrested

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

    Animal Shelter Closing in Escambia County, AL

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

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    • Doctor: Injection lines placed correctly in inmate

      Doctor: Injection lines placed correctly in inmate

      Monday, July 28 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:24:34 GMT
      The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.
      Intravenous lines were placed correctly during the execution of an Arizona inmate whose death with lethal drugs took more than 90 minutes, a medical examiner said Monday.
    • Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

      Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:58:02 GMT
      A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
      A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
    • Mom on teen's 9-month absence: She wasn't pregnant

      Mom on teen's 9-month absence: She wasn't pregnant

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:53:00 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.
      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.
    • InternationalMore>>

    • Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

      Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

      Monday, July 28 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:22:50 GMT
      Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday amid reports of an unprecedented high toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.
      More than 2,000 Syrians - almost half of them pro-government forces - have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, making it one of the worst death tolls in the country's civil war, opposition...
    • UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

      UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

      Monday, July 28 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:21:41 GMT
      The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.
      The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.
    • Obama renames Africa program for Nelson Mandela

      Obama renames Africa program for Nelson Mandela

      Monday, July 28 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:15:04 GMT
      A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela.
      President Barack Obama welcomed the inaugural class of young African leaders to Washington Monday, drawing cheers as he announced their program is being expanded and renamed after former South African President Nelson...
    • 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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    • Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

      Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

      Monday, July 28 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:15:12 GMT
      Sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some liken to a sewer.
      Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.
    • Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead

      Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:25:14 GMT
      A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed.
      A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed.
    • Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

      Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

      Monday, July 28 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:29:16 GMT
      A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket.
      A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket.
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