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Retirees Sound Off on Proposed Insurance Cut Video included

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City leaders got an earful Tuesday night over the mayors proposed plan that would slash health benefits for some retirees. More>>

Hospital Warns of Respiratory Illness in Children Video included

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USA Children's and Women's hospital wants to inform parents about a virus that seems to be spreading among children. More>>

Rosinton Residents Want Beach Express Red Light Video included

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Rosinton residents call for a red light at a busy intersection at the Baldwin Beach Express.

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Nonprofits Face Tougher Times In New Budget Video included

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Many nonprofit groups say the city budget cuts won't turn out the lights but it will be harder for some of them to keep things going. Several people made a final pitch for funding Tuesday evening.


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ERs Seeing Fewer Spice Related Cases Video included

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Physicians say this is thanks to local law enforcement's crackdown on the dangerous drug. More>>

Missing Texas Teen Found During Baldwin Traffic Stop Video included

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A young girl listed as an endangered runaway from Texas is now safe and on her way back home after a traffic stop on Interstate 65 in Baldwin County.

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Police: Man Pours Hot Grease on Girlfriend

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Mobile Police say a man poured hot grease on his girlfriend over the weekend. More>>

Police Find Body of Missing Teenager

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Officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Monday and the body of the 17 year old girl today. More>>

Thumbs-up from the Womb

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Ultrasound photos create excitement for expecting parents, but one photo in particular is creating a buzz on the internet. The ultrasound shows a baby giving the thumbs-up sign. More>>

Halliburton Reaches $1.1B Oil Spill Settlement

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Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. More>>

Man Stabs Pitbull Inside Pet Store

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Police are investigating the stabbing of a pit bull inside a PetSmart Sunday.

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32 Teens Escape Detention Center

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More than a dozen boys remained at large Tuesday after escaping from a detention center on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee. More>>

Drowning Off The Coast of Navarre

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Officials say a 65-year-old Louisiana man drowned in the Gulf of Mexico on Labor Day. More>>

Eating Habits Improve, For Some

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US eating habits improve a bit, except among poor

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Pair of Amber Alerts Issued Over Weekend Video included

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If you had a Smartphone anywhere near you Saturday night, you may have been startled by an Amber Alert that was issued at about 11:30 p.m. More>>

Goodbye, Summer! Video included

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Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and wraps up the beach tourist season in South Baldwin County.  

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Labor Day Parade Draws Big Crowd Video included

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The 69th annual Southwest Alabama Labor Council Labor Day Parade drew one of the biggest crowds in the past five years. More>>

Scam Tricks You Into Giving Bank Information Video included

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When you write a check, scammers then have all the information they need to wipe out your bank account.

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Large Turnout Expected For Budget Hearing Video included

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From raises to cuts everything's on the table Tuesday evening. The Mobile City Council will hold a public hearing on the budget at 5:30 Tuesday.


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40 Shots Fired in Birmingham Gun Battle

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Police say at least 40 rounds were fired during a gun battle outside a Birmingham motorcycle club that killed two people and wounded two others. More>>

VIDEO: Stabbing in French Quarter

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Police are asking for the public's help to identify two women wanted for stabbing a man in the French Quarter after stealing his wallet. More>>

Daphne's Olivia Buchanan Crowned Distinguished Young Woman

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WKRG News 5 wants to congratulate Daphne High School's Olivia Buchanan. She beat out 19 other Baldwin County Senior girls to win The Baldwin County Distinguished Young Woman competition. More>>

Paddling for a Cure Video included

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Two young men who are raising money to fight diabetes ended a 1,000 mile journey in the Mobile River Delta Sunday. More>>

Bikers Hope First Bike Lane Won't Be The Last Video included

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Downtown Mobile's first bike lane is on St. Louis Street and bikers made good use of it Sunday.

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Missing Child Found Safe in Prichard Video included

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Saturday night, the Fairfield Police Department issued a nationwide Amber Alert for 9-year-old Rashud Felix. More>>

VIDEO: Battle of the Shark and Stingray Video included

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A group in Destin, Florida catch a hammerhead shark's lunchtime on camera. More>>

Bengals Put QB McCarron on Injured List

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The Cincinnati Bengals put quarterback AJ McCarron on the injury list Saturday as they got down to the 53-man roster limit, making the fifth-round pick ineligible to practice for the first six weeks of the season. More>>

Sims Starts, Alabama Beats WVU, 33-23

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Blake Sims was good enough in his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday. More>>

Auburn Tigers Beat Arkansas 45-21

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Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas on Saturday. More>>

Mother Seeks Justice For Murdered Daughter Video included

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A mother is seeking justice for her daughter who was shot to death inside her home. More>>

Troopers Investigating Deadly Car Accident Video included

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Alabama State Troopers are investigating a deadly car accident. More>>

Vacationer Drowns Near Navarre Beach

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Deputies are looking into a possible drowning in Santa Rosa County, Florida. More>>

1K-Pound Alligator Caught in Alabama Sets Record Video included

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A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record. More>>

Details Emerge in Death of 5-Year-Old Girl Video included

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The man suspected in the death of a little five-year-old girl in Gulfport went before a judge Friday. More>>

Baldwin County Employees Get Pay Raises Video included

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The Baldwin County Commission has approved a 1% cost of living adjustment for all county employees.

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Labor Day Underway at Baldwin Beaches Video included

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A big weekend ahead for coastal communities as thousands are headed for one last big blow out of the summer.

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Lawsuit Challenging Cochran Dismissed

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A Mississippi judge has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff. More>>

Curved TVs: The Next Big Thing? Video included

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In this News 5 Web Center Report, technology reporter J.B. Biunno checks out some televisions that are ahead of the curve. More>>

Vigor Student Charged with Attempted Murder

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The teenage student accused of attempting to shoot another student at Vigor High School on Wednesday is facing attempted murder charges. More>>

BREAKING: Deadly Accident on I-10 in Grand Bay Video included

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DEVELOPING STORY: News 5 is at the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate-10 eastbound in Grand Bay. More>>

Chickasaw Police Say MRAP is Just a Tool Video included

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News 5 got a close up look at a huge, half million dollar piece of equipment Chickasaw Police have at their disposal. More>>

AltaPointe's CEO on Proposed Budget Cuts Video included

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Non-profit agencies are trying to figure out how to survive in the face of drastic funding cuts in the Mobile mayor's new budget. One group being threatened helps people who struggle with mental health issues, substance abuse, and developmental disability. More>>

Holiday Police Patrols On Baldwin Beach Express Video included

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If you're using the new Baldwin Beach Express to get to Orange Beach Labor Day weekend, watch out for increased police patrols.

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Sessions Blasts Obama On Illegal Immigration Video included

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Senator Jeff Sessions says President Obama is acting “unlawfully” when the president talks about an executive amnesty for undocumented immigrants. More>>

On Track for Another Record Season Video included

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The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the end of the summer tourists season along Alabama beaches and according to tourism officials it's been another one for the record books.

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Fifteen People Arrested In Prostitution Sting

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The Escambia Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit conducted an undercover sting operation More>>

Drones Taking Off on Gulf Coast Video included

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People who attended the Kenny Chesney concert noticed something odd in the sky. That includes Kenny Chesney himself, who couldn't help but smile at the flying robot hovering towards his face. More>>

Drought Spreading Across Alabama

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Drought is quickly spreading across Alabama.Statistics released Thursday show about two-thirds of the state is abnormally dry, and about 10 percent of the state is in a moderate drought. More>>

2 Arrested in Spice Bust

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Officers seized three handguns, an altered shotgun, an assault rifle, cash, tactical gear and over 160 packs of spice. More>>

3 Robbed in 2 Locations in Oakleigh Neighborhood

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Mobile Police say three people were robbed in two different locations this morning in the Oakleigh neighborhood in midtown Mobile. More>>

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>>

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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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>>

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>>

Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast Video included

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Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast. This 30 minute program chronicles the arrival and aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, in 2004 on the Gulf Coast. Ivan was a historic storm that changed the way we plan for hurricanes. See the anticipation, the preparation, the evacuation and the devastation.
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Tornado in Evergreen, Alabama

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An EF-0 tornado touched down just to the southeast of downtown Evergreen, Alabama on Monday morning, April 7, 2014. Along the path, trees were uprooted and minor structural damage was done to the hospital, technical school and baseball field. The maximum width of this tiny twister was 150 yards. More>>

Atmore Wind Damage was a Downburst

Tree damage from thunderstorm downburst. Tree damage from thunderstorm downburst.
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A preliminary National Weather Service survey of the wind damage in Atmore on March 16, 2014 judges it to be a downburst. A downburst is a burst of straight-line wind from a thunderstorm. In this case it was a very small and brief burst of wind so it is classified as a microburst. Downbursts are not unusual but this one was strong. Here is the storm survey... More>>

WWII and Korean Veterans Honored at Reese's Senior Bowl

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Veterans of World War Two and Korea will be among those being honored before this year's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile.  More>>

Pensacola Woman Dies from Flu

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A woman from Pensacola has died from the flu.
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Defense Lawyers Oppose Change to Capital Appeals

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Capital defense lawyers are opposing proposals to streamline appeals in death penalty cases, a change they say could result in Alabama executing innocent people. More>>

Opelika Pedestrian Killed in Crash with SUV

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Lee County coroner's officials have identified a pedestrian who died after being hit by an SUV. More>>

Bradley Byrne Joins House of Representatives Video included

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After five months, Lower Alabama is once again represented in Congress. Bradley Byrne was sworn-in Wednesday afternoon on the floor of the House of Representatives.  More>>

Shellfish Waters Closed In Mobile & Baldwin

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The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties. More>>

Police Ask For Help Identifying Body

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Fort Walton Beach police are asking for help identifying a man found dead in Choctawhatchee Bay. More>>

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  • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

    Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:24:25 GMT
    Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much...
    An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a...
  • Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

    Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:23:43 GMT
    The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.
    The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.
  • Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

    Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:11:56 GMT
    Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast...
    Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing...
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  • Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:23:08 GMT
    The World Food Program says it provided food to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month.
    Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant...
  • Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

    Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:12:17 GMT
    The U.N. is warning that food prices are rising in countries hit by Ebola and that it'll get worse because many farmers won't be able to access fields during the upcoming harvests of rice and corn.
    The international group Doctors Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone."
  • Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimes

    Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimes

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:24:18 GMT
    Amnesty International has accused the militant Islamic State group of carrying out a systematic campaign of mass killings, abductions and ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq that could amount to war crimes.
    An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and...
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