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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>>

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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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>>

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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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>>

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>>

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>>

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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  • BREAKING: Deadly Accident on I-10 in Grand Bay

    BREAKING: Deadly Accident on I-10 in Grand Bay

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:39:53 GMT
    DEVELOPING STORY: News 5 is at the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate-10 eastbound in Grand Bay.
    DEVELOPING STORY: News 5 is at the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate-10 eastbound in Grand Bay.
  • Chickasaw Police Say MRAP is Just a Tool

    Chickasaw Police Say MRAP is Just a Tool

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:24:01 GMT
    News 5 got a close up look at a huge, half million dollar piece of equipment Chickasaw Police have at their disposal.
    News 5 got a close up look at a huge, half million dollar piece of equipment Chickasaw Police have at their disposal.
  • AltaPointe's CEO on Proposed Budget Cuts

    AltaPointe's CEO on Proposed Budget Cuts

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:34:32 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • State / Regional NewsMore>>

  • Drought Spreading Across Alabama

    Drought Spreading Across Alabama

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:26:48 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 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.
  • NationalMore>>

  • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:49:40 GMT
    Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
  • Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

    Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-08-29 10:02:52 GMT
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she...
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who Ballmer was. But in short order she...
  • Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:39:35 GMT
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state...
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and...
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Israel identifies body as missing American student

    Israel identifies body as missing American student

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:39:35 GMT
    Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week.
    Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said.
  • WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

    WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:31:23 GMT
    The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
    The past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak in West Africa began, the World Health Organization said Friday, offering more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
  • US delivers military aid to Lebanon

    US delivers military aid to Lebanon

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:31:22 GMT
    The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war.
    The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war.
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