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  • Al. Firefighters Helping with Washington Wildfires

    Al. Firefighters Helping with Washington Wildfires

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:45:33 GMT
    Over the weekend, seven Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) wildland firefighters from across the state left for fire-fighting details out West. 
    Over the weekend, seven Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) wildland firefighters from across the state left for fire-fighting details out West. 
  • McCarron, Webb Building Home in Orange Beach

    McCarron, Webb Building Home in Orange Beach

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:03:58 GMT
    Shortly after their wedding, it looks like Mr. and Mrs. AJ McCarron have chosen where they want to settle down.
    Shortly after their wedding, it looks like Mr. and Mrs. AJ McCarron have chosen where they want to settle down.
  • Masked Men Steal Pills From Local Pharmacy

    Masked Men Steal Pills From Local Pharmacy

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:06:24 GMT
    Two masked men robbed a local pharmacy of an undisclosed amount of drugs at gun point early this morning.
    Two masked men robbed a local pharmacy of an undisclosed amount of drugs at gun point early this morning.
  • Woman Ties Wedding Rings to Balloons

    Woman Ties Wedding Rings to Balloons

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:04:48 GMT
    A mystery involving wedding rings and a pair of balloons has apparently been solved.
    A mystery involving wedding rings and a pair of balloons has apparently been solved.
  • Woman Shoots Juvenile During Break-In

    Woman Shoots Juvenile During Break-In

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:32:51 GMT
    Prichard Police say early Friday morning, July 18, officers were called to Thors Avenue in Prichard concerning a shot fired in a residential burglary.
    Prichard Police say early Friday morning, July 18, officers were called to Thors Avenue in Prichard concerning a shot fired in a residential burglary.
  • Weather

    Tropical Depression 2 Not Looking Healthy

    Tropical Depression 2 Not Looking Healthy

    Tropical Depression #2 is currently located around 1,000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. As it moves towards the west, conditions are becoming increasingly unfavorable for it to hold together. As it approaches the Caribbean Sea, the forecast calls for it to dissipate.
    Tropical Depression #2 is currently located around 1,000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. As it moves towards the west, conditions are becoming increasingly unfavorable for it to hold together. As it approaches the Caribbean Sea, the forecast calls for it to dissipate.

  • Frustrations Mount Over New I-10 Bridge

    Frustrations Mount Over New I-10 Bridge

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:22:23 GMT
    The Federal Highway Administration was supposed to have the study signed off by July 21st.
    The Federal Highway Administration was supposed to have the study signed off by July 21st.
  • Repairs Begin at 'Gator Alley

    Repairs Begin at 'Gator Alley

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:44:22 GMT
    Work has begun to repair storm damage to 'Gator Alley in Daphne.
    Work has begun to repair storm damage to 'Gator Alley in Daphne.
  • Search for Missing Swimmer Continues

    Search for Missing Swimmer Continues

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:35:27 GMT
    Chaston Brown, 17Chaston Brown, 17
    Authorities are looking for a swimmer who's missing in dangerous surf on the Alabama coast.
    Authorities are looking for a swimmer who's missing in dangerous surf on the Alabama coast.
  • Bond Set In Constable Charged With Murder

    Bond Set In Constable Charged With Murder

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:57:04 GMT

    The defense for Constable Larry Sheffield has until August 19 to request a preliminary hearing.

    The defense for Constable Larry Sheffield has until August 19 to request a preliminary hearing.

  • GulfQuest Targets Holiday Opening

    GulfQuest Targets Holiday Opening

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:49:03 GMT

    Major installation work is underway at GulfQuest after the building finally got its certificate of occupancy from the City of Mobile.

    Major installation work is underway at GulfQuest after the building finally got its certificate of occupancy from the City of Mobile.

  • Medical Clinics Pay $24.5M to Settle Lawsuit

    Medical Clinics Pay $24.5M to Settle Lawsuit

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:20:46 GMT
    The government's suit alleged that several local medical clinics had Medicare payment agreements that violated the law.
    The government's suit alleged that several local medical clinics had Medicare payment agreements that violated the law.
  • Margaritaville Casino to Close

    Margaritaville Casino to Close

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:54:22 GMT
    Margaritaville Casino Restaurant has announced that it will be closing this fall.
    Margaritaville Casino Restaurant has announced that it will be closing this fall.
  • Funeral Set for Murdered 5-Year-Old

    Funeral Set for Murdered 5-Year-Old

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:50:01 GMT
    Janaya Thompson, 5Janaya Thompson, 5
    The funeral for Janaya Thompson, the 5-year-old strangled to death after wandering from home last week, will be held Tuesday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Mobile.
    The funeral for Janaya Thompson, the 5-year-old strangled to death after wandering from home last week, will be held Tuesday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Mobile.
  • Former POW; Senator Denton Funeral Tuesday

    Former POW; Senator Denton Funeral Tuesday

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:47:41 GMT
    Adm. DentonAdm. Denton
    Former prisoner of war and U.S.Senator, Jeremiah Denton, will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday.
    Former prisoner of war and U.S.Senator, Jeremiah Denton, will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday.
  • USA Students Set Up Clinic to Help Homeless

    USA Students Set Up Clinic to Help Homeless

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:34:36 GMT
    Some University of South Alabama medical and nursing students have set up a clinic at a mobile homeless shelter. The students see patients once a week at 15 Place in downtown Mobile. 15 place is a daytime shelter where the homeless learn about resources to get them into housing and find work. Some of the students are volunteers, and some get credit hours. They say they are getting real world experience and feel that their services are greatly appreciated.Medical student, Coulson Gray says, "I...
    Some University of South Alabama medical and nursing students have set up a clinic at a mobile homeless shelter. The students see patients once a week at 15 Place in downtown Mobile. 15 place is a daytime shelter where the homeless learn about resources to get them into housing and find work. Some of the students are volunteers, and some get credit hours. They say they are getting real world experience and feel that their services are greatly appreciated.Medical student, Coulson Gray says, "I...
  • Alleged Rapist Finally Caught by Police

    Alleged Rapist Finally Caught by Police

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:22:47 GMT
    Jeffrey SewellJeffrey Sewell
    Police say Jeffrey Sewell, the man on the run for the alleged sexual assault of a woman, has been arrested.
    Police say Jeffrey Sewell, the man on the run for the alleged sexual assault of a woman, has been arrested.
  • Sharks Shot at Fishing Rodeo

    Sharks Shot at Fishing Rodeo

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:05:29 GMT
    Authorities say two sharks brought in to be weighed during a deep sea fishing tournament in southern Alabama were disqualified because they had been shot.
    Authorities say two sharks brought in to be weighed during a deep sea fishing tournament in southern Alabama were disqualified because they had been shot.
  • Puppy Rescue in Bolton Branch

    Puppy Rescue in Bolton Branch

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:38:39 GMT
    Flood waters had one puppy trapped and looking for help today in Mobile.
    Flood waters had one puppy trapped and looking for help today in Mobile.
  • Mobile County Constable Charged with Murder

    Mobile County Constable Charged with Murder

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-07-21 02:03:50 GMT
    A Mobile County Constable is behind bars and charged with murder after police say he shot and killed a man.
    A Mobile County Constable is behind bars and charged with murder after police say he shot and killed a man.
  • Pole Vaulters Shine on Dauphin Street

    Pole Vaulters Shine on Dauphin Street

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-07-20 12:48:52 GMT
    Pole vaulters from all over the nation gathered for the 4th annual Dauphin Street Vault Saturday.
    Pole vaulters from all over the nation gathered for the 4th annual Dauphin Street Vault Saturday.
  • Still No Arrest Made in Hit & Run Accident

    Still No Arrest Made in Hit & Run Accident

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:29:44 GMT
    A father remains in critical condition after he was run over in a grocery store parking lot on St. Stephens Road.
    A father remains in critical condition after he was run over in a grocery store parking lot on St. Stephens Road.
  • Two Men Possibly Connected to Girl's Murder

    Two Men Possibly Connected to Girl's Murder

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:26:57 GMT
    Authorities have identified two men believed to be connected to the murder of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson of Gulfport.
    Authorities have identified two men believed to be connected to the murder of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson of Gulfport.
  • Memorial Service Set for Former Councilman

    Memorial Service Set for Former Councilman

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:38:07 GMT
    Al Bradley was 64.Al Bradley was 64.
    A memorial service has been set for a former Orange Beach Councilman.
    A memorial service has been set for a former Orange Beach Councilman.
  • Hit & Run Victim Fighting for His Life

    Hit & Run Victim Fighting for His Life

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:51:37 GMT
    69-year-old Thomas Hutt is in critical condition after he was hit by a pickup truck Friday afternoon in Prichard.
    69-year-old Thomas Hutt is in critical condition after he was hit by a pickup truck Friday afternoon in Prichard.
  • Chesney Posts Solution for Flora-Bama Ticket Mess

    Chesney Posts Solution for Flora-Bama Ticket Mess

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:07:36 GMT
    Promoters for Kenny Chesney's August concert at Flora-Bama have issued an apology for the confusion surrounding ticket distribution.
    Promoters for Kenny Chesney's August concert at Flora-Bama have issued an apology for the confusion surrounding ticket distribution.
  • Taking Stock Of Air Show

    Taking Stock Of Air Show

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:01:26 GMT

    Jobs are always the goal. Mobile’s Mayor says they may never know what trip or meeting helped land a new industry.

    Jobs are always the goal. Mobile’s Mayor says they may never know what trip or meeting helped land a new industry.


  • Baby Monitor Helps Catch a Thief

    Baby Monitor Helps Catch a Thief

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:41:22 GMT
    A Loxley man is behind bars on theft charges after being caught in the act with the help of a baby monitor.
    A Loxley man is behind bars on theft charges after being caught in the act with the help of a baby monitor.

  • Rescued Vintage Yacht Lives on Mobile Bay

    Rescued Vintage Yacht Lives on Mobile Bay

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:07:36 GMT
    A nearly 40 foot wooden yacht has new life on Mobile Bay.
    A nearly 40 foot wooden yacht has new life on Mobile Bay.
  • Mayor Footing Some Of the Bill In Office Remodeling

    Mayor Footing Some Of the Bill In Office Remodeling

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:49:42 GMT

    Mobile’s Mayor is paying for some of the renovations to the 10th floor offices at Government Plaza. The Chief of Staff says this is a creative Private-public partnership.

    Mobile’s Mayor is paying for some of the renovations to the 10th floor offices at Government Plaza. The Chief of Staff says this is a creative Private-public partnership.


  • Chris Elliott Appointed To Commission Seat

    Chris Elliott Appointed To Commission Seat

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:02:01 GMT
    Chris Elliott now sits on theBaldwin County Commission, less than 72 hours after winning the seat. Eliiott beat incumbent Bob James for the job. James turned his resignation in on Wednesday, and Governor Robert Bentley swiftly appointed Elliott to the post this morning. Eliiot was attending the budget meeting, when he received word. He took the oath of office just after 12:00 P.M. Elliott is a political newcomer.
    Chris Elliott now sits on theBaldwin County Commission, less than 72 hours after winning the seat. Eliiott beat incumbent Bob James for the job. James turned his resignation in on Wednesday, and Governor Robert Bentley swiftly appointed Elliott to the post this morning. Eliiot was attending the budget meeting, when he received word. He took the oath of office just after 12:00 P.M. Elliott is a political newcomer.
  • "One-Man Rodeo" After Horse Escapes

    "One-Man Rodeo" After Horse Escapes

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:00:13 GMT
    Pensacola Police Officer Hank Wells found himself in a one-man rodeo this morning when he tried to find a horse that had escaped from a car lot.
    Pensacola Police Officer Hank Wells found himself in a one-man rodeo this morning when he tried to find a horse that had escaped from a car lot.
  • Deadly Shooting On Luckie Aveune

    Deadly Shooting On Luckie Aveune

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:58:49 GMT
    Homicide detectives in Mobile are working to piece together evidence gathered at a crime scene on Luckie Avenue. A 54-year-old man was shot and killed just after Midnight. He was shot one time and found dead outside a home. Luckie Avenue is near St. Stephens Road and S. Wilson Avenue. Police are not releasing the victim's name at this time.
    Homicide detectives in Mobile are working to piece together evidence gathered at a crime scene on Luckie Avenue. A 54-year-old man was shot and killed just after Midnight. He was shot one time and found dead outside a home. Luckie Avenue is near St. Stephens Road and S. Wilson Avenue. Police are not releasing the victim's name at this time.
  • Man Arrested for Abusing 6-Month-Old

    Man Arrested for Abusing 6-Month-Old

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:58:41 GMT
    Jonathan WashingtonJonathan Washington
    PENSACOLA, FL- Pensacola Police arrested a man for shaking a six-month-old baby boy so hard that he had to be hospitalized.
    PENSACOLA, FL- Pensacola Police arrested a man for shaking a six-month-old baby boy so hard that he had to be hospitalized.
  • Mobile Police Need Your Help

    Mobile Police Need Your Help

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:14:27 GMT
    Mobile Police say a woman drove up in a silver two door car and stole a wallet left in the Academy Sports parking lot Tuesday afternoon.
    Mobile Police say a woman drove up in a silver two door car and stole a wallet left in the Academy Sports parking lot Tuesday afternoon.
  • Firefighters Use Special Equipment to Save Kittens

    Firefighters Use Special Equipment to Save Kittens

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:59:58 GMT
    Most people do not realize that their local firefighters and EMS carry special equipment, and are trained to revive animals.
    Most people do not realize that their local firefighters and EMS carry special equipment, and are trained to revive animals.
  • Orange Beach Councilman Al Bradley Dies

    Orange Beach Councilman Al Bradley Dies

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:42:20 GMT
    Al Bradley was 64.Al Bradley was 64.
    Al Bradley, an Orange Beach City Councilman, passed away at South Baldwin Medical Center in Foley Thursday night.
    Al Bradley, an Orange Beach City Councilman, passed away at South Baldwin Medical Center in Foley Thursday night.
  • Alabama Unemployment Unchanged at 6.8 Percent

    Alabama Unemployment Unchanged at 6.8 Percent

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:19:31 GMT
    Alabama's unemployment rate for June is unchanged at 6.8 percent.Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday the seasonally adjusted rate represents nearly 145,000 people looking for work.
    Alabama's unemployment rate for June is unchanged at 6.8 percent.Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday the seasonally adjusted rate represents nearly 145,000 people looking for work.
  • School Shopping Rush About to Start

    School Shopping Rush About to Start

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:21:22 GMT
    School starts in less than a month for most schools, and the back to school shopping rush has just started. News 5 stopped by Zoghby's uniforms on Old Shell Road in Mobile. They stock uniforms for most schools in Mobile County. They say, we are a few days away from long lines, but it's best to go ahead and shop now. In the next week or so, lines will go out the door and around the building. Melanie Zoghby Cummins with Zoghby's says, "We have seen big crowds. Sales are where they were last yea...
    School starts in less than a month for most schools, and the back to school shopping rush has just started. News 5 stopped by Zoghby's uniforms on Old Shell Road in Mobile. They stock uniforms for most schools in Mobile County. They say, we are a few days away from long lines, but it's best to go ahead and shop now. In the next week or so, lines will go out the door and around the building. Melanie Zoghby Cummins with Zoghby's says, "We have seen big crowds. Sales are where they were last yea...
  • Update: Police Make Arrest In Bumper Theft

    Update: Police Make Arrest In Bumper Theft

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:10:27 GMT

    A thief with mechanical speed and precision stole a bumper from a Mobile car dealership at sunrise Monday morning. They hope you recognize the unique getaway vehicle.

    A thief with mechanical speed and precision stole a bumper from a Mobile car dealership at sunrise Monday morning. They hope you recognize the unique getaway vehicle.


  • Openings Available for Next Week's Engineering Camp

    Openings Available for Next Week's Engineering Camp

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:08:12 GMT
    Some students in our community are making a splash at summer camp in the field of science and engineering, and there are still openings for next week. They are attending a camp called "Engaging Youth Through Engineering" or the E-Y-E camp. The focus this week is on water. The kids are learning how our water is filtered, and all about careers in engineering. Jamie Wiggins, a sixth grader at Clarke-Shaw Magnet School, says they are learning, in a fun way, how our water is filtered. "We started ...
    Some students in our community are making a splash at summer camp in the field of science and engineering, and there are still openings for next week. They are attending a camp called "Engaging Youth Through Engineering" or the E-Y-E camp. The focus this week is on water. The kids are learning how our water is filtered, and all about careers in engineering. Jamie Wiggins, a sixth grader at Clarke-Shaw Magnet School, says they are learning, in a fun way, how our water is filtered. "We started ...
  • A Rescue for the City's Animal Shelter

    A Rescue for the City's Animal Shelter

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:08 AM EDT2014-07-18 05:08:57 GMT
    A small relief for the City of Mobile Animal Shelter.  Dozens of dogs have been rescue and are heading North to find forever homes.
    A small relief for the City of Mobile Animal Shelter.  Dozens of dogs have been rescue and are heading North to find forever homes.
  • Students Flocking to Sign up for Online School

    Students Flocking to Sign up for Online School

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:39:27 GMT
    Registration is ramping up for Mobile County's new online school.
    Registration is ramping up for Mobile County's new online school.
  • 5 Year Old Murdered In Gulfport

    5 Year Old Murdered In Gulfport

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:49:21 GMT
    The body of Janaya Thompson was found in an abandoned mobile home not a block away from where she lived.
    The body of Janaya Thompson was found in an abandoned mobile home not a block away from where she lived.
  • Missile Downed Malaysia Flight, U.S. Says

    Missile Downed Malaysia Flight, U.S. Says

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:39:08 GMT
    A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft.
    A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft.
  • Dangerous Intersection in Baldwin County

    Dangerous Intersection in Baldwin County

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:02:08 GMT
    The intersection of Baldwin County Road 32 and the new baldwin beach express is being called too dangerous. A three car crash there Wednesday has renewed calls for a traffic light to be installed.
    The intersection of Baldwin County Road 32 and the new baldwin beach express is being called too dangerous. A three car crash there Wednesday has renewed calls for a traffic light to be installed.

  • USS Alabama "Attraction of the Year"

    USS Alabama "Attraction of the Year"

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:38:49 GMT

    The Governor's Conference on Tourism will recognize Battleship Park for 50 years of drawing visitors to Mobile.

    The Governor's Conference on Tourism will recognize Battleship Park for 50 years of drawing visitors to Mobile.

  • Influx of Counterfeit Money on Gulf Coast

    Influx of Counterfeit Money on Gulf Coast

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:00:40 GMT
    The Crestview Police Department has received multiple complaints in recent days in reference to individuals passing counterfeit bills at businesses throughout the Crestview area.
    The Crestview Police Department has received multiple complaints in recent days in reference to individuals passing counterfeit bills at businesses throughout the Crestview area.
  • Assisted Living Managers Arrested for Abuse, Neglect

    Assisted Living Managers Arrested for Abuse, Neglect

    Thursday, July 17 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-07-17 19:55:39 GMT
    Officials say psychological nursing caregivers were refused entrance into the Kipling Manor facility to assist mental health residents.
    Officials say psychological nursing caregivers were refused entrance into the Kipling Manor facility to assist mental health residents.
  • Update: Body is 5-Year-Old Gulfport Girl

    Update: Body is 5-Year-Old Gulfport Girl

    Thursday, July 17 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-17 19:33:37 GMT
    Janaya Makayia Thomas, 5Janaya Makayia Thomas, 5

    The five-year-old girl went missing Wednesday night in the parking lot of a local apartment complex.

    The five-year-old girl went missing Wednesday night in the parking lot of a local apartment complex.

     

  • Chesney Flora-Bama Concert Sold Out Online

    Chesney Flora-Bama Concert Sold Out Online

    Thursday, July 17 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-17 19:23:07 GMT
    If you were able to get one of the free wristbands to Kenny Chesney's free Flora-Bama concert in August, consider yourself one of the lucky ones.
    If you were able to get one of the free wristbands to Kenny Chesney's free Flora-Bama concert in August, consider yourself one of the lucky ones.
  • Man Gets 15 Years in Child Porn Case

    Man Gets 15 Years in Child Porn Case

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:27:27 GMT
    Michael KimbrellMichael Kimbrell
    Warning: this story contains disturbing details.
    Warning: this story contains disturbing details.
  • Cold Temps Break 128-Year Record in Mobile

    Cold Temps Break 128-Year Record in Mobile

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:57:09 GMT
    Forecasters say Mobile has broken a 128-year-old record with a low temperature of 64 degrees.
    Forecasters say Mobile has broken a 128-year-old record with a low temperature of 64 degrees.
  • City Leaders Speak Out about Airshow Trip

    City Leaders Speak Out about Airshow Trip

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:11:19 GMT
    Elected officials from Mobile and Baldwin Counties are back on the Gulf Coast tonight. They landed in Mobile after spending a few days at the Farnborough Airshow in England.
    Elected officials from Mobile and Baldwin Counties are back on the Gulf Coast tonight. They landed in Mobile after spending a few days at the Farnborough Airshow in England.
  • Exclusive: Bob James to Resign District 2 Seat

    Exclusive: Bob James to Resign District 2 Seat

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:04:30 GMT
    The day after telling News 5 he was ready to be"just Bob,"we have surprising news about Baldwin County Commissioner Bob James.
    The day after telling News 5 he was ready to be"just Bob,"we have surprising news about Baldwin County Commissioner Bob James.
  • Online Movement to End Domestic Violence

    Online Movement to End Domestic Violence

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:46:17 GMT
    Deadly cases of domestic violence in Mobile County are leading to a movement on social media. People in the community want to help save lives and they're asking others to get involved.
    Deadly cases of domestic violence in Mobile County are leading to a movement on social media. People in the community want to help save lives and they're asking others to get involved.
  • Chris Elliott Talks to News 5

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:12:32 GMT
    Chris Elliott (Twitter)Chris Elliott (Twitter)
    A shake up on the Baldwin County commission after run-off elections. Political newcomer Chris Elliott will be the new commissioner for District 2 beginning in November.
    A shake up on the Baldwin County commission after run-off elections. Political newcomer Chris Elliott will be the new commissioner for District 2 beginning in November.
  • Costco And Others Confirmed For Mobile

    Costco And Others Confirmed For Mobile

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:26:41 GMT
    Costco is just the beginning—other big name stores are planned for McGowin Park Shopping Center.
    Costco is just the beginning—other big name stores are planned for McGowin Park Shopping Center.
  • UPDATE: Missing Prichard Woman Found

    UPDATE: Missing Prichard Woman Found

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:48:28 GMT
    Fannie Wright, 70Fannie Wright, 70
    Police tell News 5 that Fannie Wright has been found and is doing well.
    Police tell News 5 that Fannie Wright has been found and is doing well.
  • Alabama vs. USC in Dallas for Season Opener

    Alabama vs. USC in Dallas for Season Opener

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:06:55 GMT
    Alabama and USC will kick off the 2016 season against each other the Cowboys Classic. 
    Alabama and USC will kick off the 2016 season against each other the Cowboys Classic. 
  • Kenny Chesney Announces Free Concert at the Flora-Bama

    Kenny Chesney Announces Free Concert at the Flora-Bama

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:54:11 GMT

    He will play at the Flora-Bama August 16th.

    He will play at the Flora-Bama August 16th.

  • Video: Auburn's Nick Marshall Cited for Marijuana

    Video: Auburn's Nick Marshall Cited for Marijuana

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:34:13 GMT
    WKRG News 5's sister-station, WRBL News 3, has obtained police video showing Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall being pulled over and cited for marijuana possession.
    WKRG News 5's sister-station, WRBL News 3, has obtained police video showing Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall being pulled over and cited for marijuana possession.
  • Man Charged With Rape of 13 Year Old Girl

    Man Charged With Rape of 13 Year Old Girl

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:30:16 GMT
    Claude DailyClaude Daily
    The Silverhill Police chief confirms a man has been arrested and charged with raping a 13 year old girl. The alleged incident happened a couple of week's ago. 
    The Silverhill Police chief confirms a man has been arrested and charged with raping a 13 year old girl. The alleged incident happened a couple of week's ago. 
  • Want to Save a Life Today?

    Want to Save a Life Today?

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:38:13 GMT
    Come on down to the News 5 studio's today.
    Come on down to the News 5 studio's today.
  • Police: Crime Rate Drops in Pensacola

    Police: Crime Rate Drops in Pensacola

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:26:01 GMT
    The crime rate within the city of Pensacola continues to decline, according to the Pensacola Police Department’s statistical analysis of the first six months of 2014.
    The crime rate within the city of Pensacola continues to decline, according to the Pensacola Police Department’s statistical analysis of the first six months of 2014.
  • Teenager Dies in ATV Accident

    Teenager Dies in ATV Accident

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:10:30 GMT
    Alabama State Troopers say a 15 year old was killed in an ATV accident in Washington County.
    Alabama State Troopers say a 15 year old was killed in an ATV accident in Washington County.
  • Two Adorable Pups Are Our Pets of the Week

    Two Adorable Pups Are Our Pets of the Week

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:07:25 GMT
    We have chosen two pets of the week from the Mobile SPCA. They are from a litter of puppies from the "lettuce pups." They are rat terrier/Chihuahua mixes. There are several puppies in this litter waiting for homes. When they came to the Mobile SPCA, they were dehydrated and malnourished. They are in perfect health now!If you are interested in adopting one of the puppies, call the Mobile SPCA at (251)633-3531.
    We have chosen two pets of the week from the Mobile SPCA. They are from a litter of puppies from the "lettuce pups." They are rat terrier/Chihuahua mixes. There are several puppies in this litter waiting for homes. When they came to the Mobile SPCA, they were dehydrated and malnourished. They are in perfect health now!If you are interested in adopting one of the puppies, call the Mobile SPCA at (251)633-3531.
  • Hotly Contested Baldwin County Race Unseats Incumbent

    Hotly Contested Baldwin County Race Unseats Incumbent

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:45:18 GMT
    Baldwin County Commissioner, Bob James, fought hard to keep his seat in District 2, but the voters have spoken and their choice is Chris Elliot.
    Baldwin County Commissioner, Bob James, fought hard to keep his seat in District 2, but the voters have spoken and their choice is Chris Elliot.
  • Jockisch Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

    Jockisch Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-07-16 01:54:44 GMT
    Former Mobile County Commissioner Freeman Jockisch is heading back to prison.
    Former Mobile County Commissioner Freeman Jockisch is heading back to prison.
  • OB City Council Approves Vote on Property Tax

    OB City Council Approves Vote on Property Tax

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:36:48 GMT
      Orange Beach voters will decide if plans to break away from the county school system move forward.
      Orange Beach voters will decide if plans to break away from the county school system move forward.

  • How Immigrant Children Affect Local Schools

    How Immigrant Children Affect Local Schools

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:36:11 GMT
    "Immigration Overload" is hitting close to home. More than 55-thousand children have crossed into the United States illegally and most will end up in public schools, even in some of our local classrooms.
    "Immigration Overload" is hitting close to home. More than 55-thousand children have crossed into the United States illegally and most will end up in public schools, even in some of our local classrooms.
  • Abysmal Voter Turnout in Mobile County

    Abysmal Voter Turnout in Mobile County

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:59:15 GMT
    It’s Election Day in Alabama, but few care in Mobile County where there are no local races. "I was expecting low turnout, but it’s been pretty bad,” said Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis.
    It’s Election Day in Alabama, but few care in Mobile County where there are no local races. "I was expecting low turnout, but it’s been pretty bad,” said Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis.
  • Mobile Remembers Admiral Jeremiah Denton

    Mobile Remembers Admiral Jeremiah Denton

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:50:32 GMT
    Hundreds turned out to Battleship Memorial Park to remember the life of native Mobilian, and American Hero Admiral Jeremiah Denton.
    Hundreds turned out to Battleship Memorial Park to remember the life of native Mobilian, and American Hero Admiral Jeremiah Denton.
  • 11-Year-Old Saves Siblings from Fire

    11-Year-Old Saves Siblings from Fire

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:15:23 GMT
    Rubye Nix is 11 years old, and is being hailed a hero by her family.
    Rubye Nix is 11 years old, and is being hailed a hero by her family.
  • "Rage" Worse than a Box Office Bust

    "Rage" Worse than a Box Office Bust

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-07-15 20:09:18 GMT
    The action movie "Rage," filmed in Mobile last summer, was released over the weekend and hardly anyone even noticed.
    The action movie "Rage," filmed in Mobile last summer, was released over the weekend and hardly anyone even noticed.
  • Blue Angels Halfway Through 2014 Schedule

    Blue Angels Halfway Through 2014 Schedule

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-07-15 18:08:03 GMT
    The Blue Angels may be roughly halfway through their 2014 schedule, but they have many more miles to fly this year.
    The Blue Angels may be roughly halfway through their 2014 schedule, but they have many more miles to fly this year.
  • Scam Alert: Baldwin EMC Warns of Phone Scheme

    Scam Alert: Baldwin EMC Warns of Phone Scheme

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-07-15 17:32:42 GMT
    The alert follows a recent report of a member being scammed by a caller claiming to represent Baldwin EMC, demanding a large amount of money to repair their meter. ...
    The alert follows a recent report of a member being scammed by a caller claiming to represent Baldwin EMC, demanding a large amount of money to repair their meter. ...
  • Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast

    Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast

    Monday, June 9 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-06-10 01:13:42 GMT
    Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast. This 30 minute program chronicles the arrival and aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, ten years ago on the Gulf Coast. Ivan was a historic storm that changed the way we plan for hurricanes. You'll see the anticipation, the preparation, the evacuation and the devastation.
    Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast. This 30 minute program chronicles the arrival and aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, ten years ago on the Gulf Coast. Ivan was a historic storm that changed the way we plan for hurricanes. You'll see the anticipation, the preparation, the evacuation and the devastation.
  • National Climate Assessment Report Highlights

    National Climate Assessment Report Highlights

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-05-06 23:34:38 GMT
    The National Climate Assessment gives the latest of what is known about the impacts of global warming and climate change in the United States. These are the 13 key findings, unedited. Global climate is changing and this is apparent across the United States in a wide range of observations.
    The National Climate Assessment gives the latest of what is known about the impacts of global warming and climate change in the United States. These are the 13 key findings, unedited. Global climate is changing and this is apparent across the United States in a wide range of observations.
  • 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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