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  • Marijuana Shipped By Mail To Mobile

    Marijuana Shipped By Mail To Mobile

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:06:32 GMT
    Agencies are on the lookout for suspicious packages being shipped from across the country to Mobile. News 5's Blake Brown explains.
    Agencies are on the lookout for suspicious packages being shipped from across the country to Mobile. News 5's Blake Brown explains.
  • Roads, Goats Continue Recovery in Baldwin Co.

    Roads, Goats Continue Recovery in Baldwin Co.

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:33:10 GMT
    Baldwin County is continuing to recover from Monday nights torrential rains and a couple of dozen goats are feeling much better too.
    Baldwin County is continuing to recover from Monday nights torrential rains and a couple of dozen goats are feeling much better too.
  • 100,000 Gallons Of Sewage Spilled In Mobile

    100,000 Gallons Of Sewage Spilled In Mobile

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:54:33 GMT

    The overflow was caused by Monday night’s heavy rainfall.

    The overflow was caused by Monday night’s heavy rainfall.

  • High-Speed Chase Ends in Foley Fatality

    High-Speed Chase Ends in Foley Fatality

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:54:01 GMT
    Baldwin County Sheriffs Deputies are on the scene of a major accident in Foley.
    Baldwin County Sheriffs Deputies are on the scene of a major accident in Foley.
  • Day 1 of Jockisch Trial Ends Without Verdict

    Day 1 of Jockisch Trial Ends Without Verdict

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:52:05 GMT
    After only one day of testimony the case was turned over to the jury.
    After only one day of testimony the case was turned over to the jury.
  • Flood Waters Swamp Baldwin County Campground

    Flood Waters Swamp Baldwin County Campground

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:32:17 GMT
    At least 8 R-V's and camper trailers were either damaged or destroyed by river flooding.
    At least 8 R-V's and camper trailers were either damaged or destroyed by river flooding.
  • Texting Comes to 911

    Texting Comes to 911

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:11:28 GMT
    Changes are on the way to our local 911 dispatch centers.
    Changes are on the way to our local 911 dispatch centers.
  • Gabrielle Giffords Lays Keel On Ship

    Gabrielle Giffords Lays Keel On Ship

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:43:30 GMT

    The former Arizona Congresswoman was shot in the head three years ago. Today she was in Mobile for a ceremony for the ship named after her.

    The former Arizona Congresswoman was shot in the head three years ago. Today she was in Mobile for a ceremony for the ship named after her.


  • MPD Searching for Attempted, Armed Robber

    MPD Searching for Attempted, Armed Robber

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:55:04 GMT
    Mobile Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a local grocery store.
    Mobile Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a local grocery store.
  • SLIDESHOW: Flooding from April Storms

    SLIDESHOW: Flooding from April Storms

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:26:38 GMT
    On Monday, severe thunderstorms hit the Gulf Coast causing flooding and closed roads in several counties.
    On Monday, severe thunderstorms hit the Gulf Coast causing flooding and closed roads in several counties.
  • Fluffy "Hurley" Needs a Home

    Fluffy "Hurley" Needs a Home

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:32:28 GMT
    Our pet of the week is a seven year old pomeranian mix named Hurley. He is a perfect little pet! He is very calm and does well with other dogs. His coat of fur is very soft and fluffy! He is in good health, and just needs a lap to sit in. However, he has some spunk and likes to play too!If you are interested in adopting Hurley, call the Mobile SPCA at (251)633-3531.
    Our pet of the week is a seven year old pomeranian mix named Hurley. He is a perfect little pet! He is very calm and does well with other dogs. His coat of fur is very soft and fluffy! He is in good health, and just needs a lap to sit in. However, he has some spunk and likes to play too!If you are interested in adopting Hurley, call the Mobile SPCA at (251)633-3531.
  • Mobile Among States Least Business Friendly

    Mobile Among States Least Business Friendly

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:28:16 GMT
    Mobile has been named one of the least business friendly cities in the state.
    Mobile has been named one of the least business friendly cities in the state.
  • Litter Trap Finally Does It's Job

    Litter Trap Finally Does It's Job

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:04:25 GMT
     Has the City of Mobile solved it's trash problem?
     Has the City of Mobile solved it's trash problem?
  • Flood Waters and Rescued Goats in Baldwin

    Flood Waters and Rescued Goats in Baldwin

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:49:30 GMT
    When the rain started Monday night, it poured. A half-foot to 10-inches in some places and many of those places are in Baldwin County.
    When the rain started Monday night, it poured. A half-foot to 10-inches in some places and many of those places are in Baldwin County.
  • Gulf Shores Mayor Wants To Build A New High School

    Gulf Shores Mayor Wants To Build A New High School

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:11:09 GMT
    Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft wants to build an innovative, academic campus on the Baldwin Beach Express. The campus would house a new high school and offices from major universities.
    Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft wants to build an innovative, academic campus on the Baldwin Beach Express. The campus would house a new high school and offices from major universities.
  • Stimpson: Litter Traps Are A Priority

    Stimpson: Litter Traps Are A Priority

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:20:19 GMT
    Mayor Sandy Stimpson says a few questions still need to be answered, but fears the litter traps will cost more than originally believed.
    Mayor Sandy Stimpson says a few questions still need to be answered, but fears the litter traps will cost more than originally believed.
  • Last Day to File Taxes

    Last Day to File Taxes

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:42:57 GMT
    When Tax Day comes to mind, most assume the day is filled with chaos.
    When Tax Day comes to mind, most assume the day is filled with chaos.
  • U.S.S. Alabama Vets Back on the Battleship

    U.S.S. Alabama Vets Back on the Battleship

    Apr 11, 2014 04:33 PM2014-04-15 20:34:00 GMT
    Among the hundreds touring the U.S.S. Alabama Friday were a handful of men who called the ship home during World War II.
    Among the hundreds touring the U.S.S. Alabama Friday were a handful of men who called the ship home during World War II.
  • Road Closures in Baldwin County

    Road Closures in Baldwin County

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:09:49 GMT
    UPDATED: Flash flooding has forced inaccessibility or closures to roads throughout Baldwin County.
    UPDATED: Flash flooding has forced inaccessibility or closures to roads throughout Baldwin County.
  • Child Climbs Inside Toy Claw Machine

    Child Climbs Inside Toy Claw Machine

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:14:51 GMT
    A mother in Lincoln, Nebraska has quite a story to tell involving her 3-year-old boy. She couldn't find him inside their apartment, and frantically called police. It turns out, he wanted a new toy and went to great lengths to get one.
    A mother in Lincoln, Nebraska has quite a story to tell involving her 3-year-old boy. She couldn't find him inside their apartment, and frantically called police. It turns out, he wanted a new toy and went to great lengths to get one.
  • Sewage Leaking into Silver Creek

    Sewage Leaking into Silver Creek

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:07:22 GMT
    The estimated volume of overflow is between 1,000 and 10,000 gallons of sewage being discharged into Silver Creek.  
    The estimated volume of overflow is between 1,000 and 10,000 gallons of sewage being discharged into Silver Creek.  
  • Walmart Hiring For New Store in Atmore

    Walmart Hiring For New Store in Atmore

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:35:22 GMT
     Walmart will hire approximately 100 associates to work at the new Walmart slated to open this summer in Atmore.
     Walmart will hire approximately 100 associates to work at the new Walmart slated to open this summer in Atmore.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Continuing Impacts of BP Oil Spill

    EXCLUSIVE: Continuing Impacts of BP Oil Spill

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:46 GMT
    A News 5 Exclusive: Four years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, oil from the disaster continues to wash up on Baldwin County beaches. A month long survey has just been completed and the results may surprise you.
    A News 5 Exclusive: Four years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, oil from the disaster continues to wash up on Baldwin County beaches. A month long survey has just been completed and the results may surprise you.
  • Neighborhood Shortcut Causing Concern

    Neighborhood Shortcut Causing Concern

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:04:32 GMT
    Shortcuts are known to make life a little easier, but this cut through known to residents on Mott Road and Donald Street as "the path," is causing major problems.
    Shortcuts are known to make life a little easier, but this cut through known to residents on Mott Road and Donald Street as "the path," is causing major problems.
  • Commissioners Don't Agree on Location of Soccer Complex

    Commissioners Don't Agree on Location of Soccer Complex

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:54:53 GMT
     Commissioner Connie Hudson wants to build hear the Interstate-10/Interstate-65 interchange. Commissioner Jerry Carl wants to build in Irvington. Commissioner Merceria Ludgood isn't sure the County can afford to build at either site
     Commissioner Connie Hudson wants to build hear the Interstate-10/Interstate-65 interchange. Commissioner Jerry Carl wants to build in Irvington. Commissioner Merceria Ludgood isn't sure the County can afford to build at either site
  • WKRG Unveils New Set

    WKRG Unveils New Set

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:46:21 GMT
    WKRG News 5 unveiled its brand new set to viewers on the Gulf Coast on Monday.
    WKRG News 5 unveiled its brand new set to viewers on the Gulf Coast on Monday.
  • Neighbors To Fight Mosque Expansion Again

    Neighbors To Fight Mosque Expansion Again

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:28:20 GMT

    Neighbor’s main concerns include increased traffic on the road that runs right up to the University of South Alabama.

    Neighbor’s main concerns include increased traffic on the road that runs right up to the University of South Alabama.

  • Red Flags Posted At Baldwin County Beaches

    Red Flags Posted At Baldwin County Beaches

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:08:24 GMT
    Red flags, indicating rough surf and dangerous rip curents, are flying at all public beaches in Baldwin County.
    Red flags, indicating rough surf and dangerous rip curents, are flying at all public beaches in Baldwin County.
  • Woman Arrested and Charged With Stabbing Boyfriend

    Woman Arrested and Charged With Stabbing Boyfriend

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:03:45 GMT
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    Investigators say 23 year old Shamaya Wrice, was involved in a domestic dispute with the victim, her 23 year old boyfriend when she stabbed him with a knife causing his death.
    Investigators say 23 year old Shamaya Wrice, was involved in a domestic dispute with the victim, her 23 year old boyfriend when she stabbed him with a knife causing his death.
  • Motorcycle Accident Claims a Life in Gulf Shores

    Motorcycle Accident Claims a Life in Gulf Shores

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:02:31 GMT
    Gulf Shores Police are investigating a deadly accident.
    Gulf Shores Police are investigating a deadly accident.
  • Funding Needed for Coastal Documentary

    Funding Needed for Coastal Documentary

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:46:24 GMT
    It is a project years in the making. You may have heard about the underwater forest discovered 10 miles off the coast of Baldwin County, filled with ancient cypress trees.
    It is a project years in the making. You may have heard about the underwater forest discovered 10 miles off the coast of Baldwin County, filled with ancient cypress trees.
  • Watson Wins Another Green Jacket at Augusta

    Watson Wins Another Green Jacket at Augusta

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:42:43 GMT
    Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.
    Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.
  • Senator Sessions Rallies at Tea Party Campaign

    Senator Sessions Rallies at Tea Party Campaign

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-04-13 15:45:56 GMT
    Senator Jeff Sessions stopped by a Common Sense Campaign Event Saturday to share with the crowd what he sees in Washington.
    Senator Jeff Sessions stopped by a Common Sense Campaign Event Saturday to share with the crowd what he sees in Washington.
  • 18 Year Old and Her Baby Killed in Traffic Crash

    18 Year Old and Her Baby Killed in Traffic Crash

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-04-13 15:27:17 GMT
    A single vehicle crash Saturday night in Pensacola has claimed the life of an 18-year-old female and her baby.
    A single vehicle crash Saturday night in Pensacola has claimed the life of an 18-year-old female and her baby.
  • Woman Steals Money From Estate Sale

    Woman Steals Money From Estate Sale

    Saturday, April 12 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-12 20:52:56 GMT
    It was supposed to be a way to make some quick cash, but crooks decided to make some easy money of their own Friday afternoon at a home on Grant Street. Blake Brown explains.
    It was supposed to be a way to make some quick cash, but crooks decided to make some easy money of their own Friday afternoon at a home on Grant Street. Blake Brown explains.
  • Welfare Recipients Discuss New Laws

    Welfare Recipients Discuss New Laws

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:55:18 GMT
    Governor Robert Bentley signed into law today new restrictions for Alabama's welfare program.
    Governor Robert Bentley signed into law today new restrictions for Alabama's welfare program.
  • Sketch Leads to Arrest in Rape of Teen

    Sketch Leads to Arrest in Rape of Teen

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:50:13 GMT
    The man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl on her walk home from school on Donald Street is in police custody.
    The man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl on her walk home from school on Donald Street is in police custody.
  • DUI: What You May Not Know

    DUI: What You May Not Know

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:48:24 GMT
    What are the laws when it comes to drinking and driving and what are your rights? There may be some things you may not know.
    What are the laws when it comes to drinking and driving and what are your rights? There may be some things you may not know.
  • It's Spring Break!

    It's Spring Break!

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:33:58 GMT
    If you don't like traffic tie-ups and delays, avoid South Baldwin County the next few days. Spring Break is officially underway for students in Southwest Alabama and many of them are heading to the beach.  
    If you don't like traffic tie-ups and delays, avoid South Baldwin County the next few days. Spring Break is officially underway for students in Southwest Alabama and many of them are heading to the beach.  
  • Officer Facing Action After Shooting Dog

    Officer Facing Action After Shooting Dog

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:14:03 GMT
    Mobile Police say Officer Kevin Kelley will face disciplinary action after shooting and killing a dog on Clearmont Street back on March 14, 2014.
    Mobile Police say Officer Kevin Kelley will face disciplinary action after shooting and killing a dog on Clearmont Street back on March 14, 2014.
  • SLIDESHOW: Navy's USS America

    SLIDESHOW: Navy's USS America

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:15:12 GMT
    When you have a ship this big, it's a big deal for the US Navy and a big deal for the hundreds of men and women who put it together.
    When you have a ship this big, it's a big deal for the US Navy and a big deal for the hundreds of men and women who put it together.
  • Governor Signs Education Budget

    Governor Signs Education Budget

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:53:20 GMT

    Governor Robert Bentley says he will sign the education budget despite not getting 2% pay raise for teachers. He reserves the right to call a special session later in the year once financial figures are in.

    Governor Robert Bentley says he will sign the education budget despite not getting 2% pay raise for teachers. He reserves the right to call a special session later in the year once financial figures are in.

  • Lunar Eclipse on Tuesday, April 15th

    Lunar Eclipse on Tuesday, April 15th

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:53:45 GMT
    A total lunar eclipse happens before sunrise on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. That's when the moon passes entirely into the full shadow of Earth. This event will be visible anywhere in the Southeastern United States, and in most of the rest of the country, but only where the sky is not cloudy!
    A total lunar eclipse happens before sunrise on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. That's when the moon passes entirely into the full shadow of Earth. This event will be visible anywhere in the Southeastern United States, and in most of the rest of the country, but only where the sky is not cloudy!
  • Crime Victims Are Remembered Thursday

    Crime Victims Are Remembered Thursday

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:52:06 GMT
    Families who have lost loved ones to crime across our area gathered on Thursday night to remember them. News 5's Blake Brown attended two ceremonies.
    Families who have lost loved ones to crime across our area gathered on Thursday night to remember them. News 5's Blake Brown attended two ceremonies.
  • Victim's Daughter of Deadly DUI Crash Speaks

    Victim's Daughter of Deadly DUI Crash Speaks

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 00:48:48 GMT
    A Mobile veterinarian charged with murder says he's not guilty. He's accused of causing a crash that claimed the life of John Lindell and injured two others.
    A Mobile veterinarian charged with murder says he's not guilty. He's accused of causing a crash that claimed the life of John Lindell and injured two others.
  • Gulf Council Passes 11 Day Snapper Season

    Gulf Council Passes 11 Day Snapper Season

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:56:03 GMT
    In a 16-1 vote, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council voted this morning to shorten the snapper season from 40 to 11 days. 
    In a 16-1 vote, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council voted this morning to shorten the snapper season from 40 to 11 days. 
  • New System Ends Crime Stat Manipulation

    New System Ends Crime Stat Manipulation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:08:54 GMT
    CoBRA replaces the COMSTAT system. Under COMSTAT, precinct captains and supervisors claimed they were routinely castigated and/or humiliated for crime figures in their area to the point where some began fudging the stats.
    CoBRA replaces the COMSTAT system. Under COMSTAT, precinct captains and supervisors claimed they were routinely castigated and/or humiliated for crime figures in their area to the point where some began fudging the stats.
  • It's Bug Season!

    It's Bug Season!

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:04:16 GMT
    The local bug population was able to survive record breaking low temperatures in January and the creepy crawlers have come out to play.
    The local bug population was able to survive record breaking low temperatures in January and the creepy crawlers have come out to play.
  • Study:Tamiflu Doesn’t Reduce Hospitalizations

    Study:Tamiflu Doesn’t Reduce Hospitalizations

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:07:11 GMT

    Government has spent $1.3 billion on antivirals in the case of a pandemic.

    Government has spent $1.3 billion on antivirals in the case of a pandemic.

  • Atmore Wind Damage was a Downburst

    Atmore Wind Damage was a Downburst

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:07:38 GMT
    Tree damage from thunderstorm downburst.Tree damage from thunderstorm downburst.
    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...
    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...
  • WWII and Korean Veterans Honored at Reese's Senior Bowl

    WWII and Korean Veterans Honored at Reese's Senior Bowl

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 11:25 AM EST2014-01-14 16:25:46 GMT
    Veterans of World War Two and Korea will be among those being honored before this year's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile. 
    Veterans of World War Two and Korea will be among those being honored before this year's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile. 
  • Pensacola Woman Dies from Flu

    Pensacola Woman Dies from Flu

    Sunday, January 12 2014 6:31 PM EST2014-01-12 23:31:31 GMT
    A woman from Pensacola has died from the flu.
    A woman from Pensacola has died from the flu.
  • Bradley Byrne Joins House of Representatives

    Bradley Byrne Joins House of Representatives

    Wednesday, January 8 2014 6:09 PM EST2014-01-08 23:09:13 GMT
    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. 
    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. 
  • Shellfish Waters Closed In Mobile & Baldwin

    Shellfish Waters Closed In Mobile & Baldwin

    Thursday, January 2 2014 6:04 PM EST2014-01-02 23:04:26 GMT
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties.
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties.
  • Police Ask For Help Identifying Body

    Police Ask For Help Identifying Body

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 7:09 AM EST2013-12-31 12:09:31 GMT
    Fort Walton Beach police are asking for help identifying a man found dead in Choctawhatchee Bay.
    Fort Walton Beach police are asking for help identifying a man found dead in Choctawhatchee Bay.
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