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Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

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The government shutdown has begun, and so has the finger-pointing, with President Donald Trump saying Democrats wanted to give him "a nice present" to mark the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. More>>

Bob Grip floats toward retirement in the Dauphin Island People's Parade Video included

FOX10 News anchor Bob Grip rides in Dauphin Island People's Parade. (FOX10 News) FOX10 News anchor Bob Grip rides in Dauphin Island People's Parade. (FOX10 News)
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Hundreds of revelers lined the streets of Dauphin Island Saturday afternoon, for the second annual People's Parade, but, it was FOX10 news anchor Bob Grip who seemed to be a crowd favorite.

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Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates 17th national title Video included

Coach Nick Saban and wife Terry take part in a parade celebrating Alabama's 17th national championship. (Photo: Bri MacNaught, FOX10 News) Coach Nick Saban and wife Terry take part in a parade celebrating Alabama's 17th national championship. (Photo: Bri MacNaught, FOX10 News)

Tens of thousands of fans gathered to celebrate Alabama's latest national championship, one that was especially hard to achieve.

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Police: Driver strikes Orange Beach police vehicle, then gets away after pursuit into Florida Video included

Police in Orange Beach say the driver of this Honda Civic struck a police vehicle. (Photo: OBPD) Police in Orange Beach say the driver of this Honda Civic struck a police vehicle. (Photo: OBPD)
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Orange Beach Police say a reward is offered for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the driver who struck a police vehicle in Orange Beach Saturday morning before eluding law enforcement during a pursuit that led into Florida.

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Multiple fire departments respond to commercial building fire in Irvington

Fire units on scene on Padgett Switch Road (Photo: Kendall Faust, FOX10 News) Fire units on scene on Padgett Switch Road (Photo: Kendall Faust, FOX10 News)
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Multiple fire departments responded to a commercial building fire in Irvington Saturday night.

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Coast Guard searches for a man overboard off Fort Morgan

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The Coast Guard is searching Saturday for man in the water approximately 55 nautical miles southeast of Fort Morgan. 

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Thousands attend Walmart distribution job information session Video included

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The Walmart distribution center in Theodore attracted thousands of people to the first of three job information sessions at Alma Bryant High School.  

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The government has officially shut down

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The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the government.

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Female driver's vehicle shot 9 times on Cody Road Video included

Female driver's vehicle shot 9 times Female driver's vehicle shot 9 times
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Mobile Police say multiple gunmen fired at the woman's car, hitting it nine times.

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Local kid schools MPD officer on the court

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Mobile police is linking its "You Still have a Choice" program with Mobile Parks and Recreation Department to improve police/community relations in Mobile. Whether it's joining in on a sports game or having small talk with a teenager, they say its the little things that count.

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Long-time Saraland resident died in head-on collision

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Saraland officials said a head-on collision on Tuesday, January 16,claimed the life of 68-year-old Charlie Earl Patrick.

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Damaged Navy destroyer arrives on Gulf Coast for repairs Video included

A U.S. Navy destroyer damaged in a collision last summer, the USS Fitzgerald, arrived at the Port of Pascagoula Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (Photo: Mick Ward, FOX10 News) A U.S. Navy destroyer damaged in a collision last summer, the USS Fitzgerald, arrived at the Port of Pascagoula Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (Photo: Mick Ward, FOX10 News)
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A U.S. Navy destroyer damaged in a collision last summer will undergo repairs at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula

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With increasing flu activity, it's not too late to get a flu shot Video included

Clinics across our area are offering flu vaccines (Photo: Asha Staples, Reporter) Clinics across our area are offering flu vaccines (Photo: Asha Staples, Reporter)
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The old adage "it's better late than never" is something Nurse Dee Mamuscia says holds a lot of truth this flu season.

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Trump, Schumer meet hours ahead of shutdown deadline

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White House aides made clear to GOP staff this morning there was no daylight between the President and Hill Republicans this morning, especially on immigration, according to two sources.

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Ice still remains in spots as school starts again Video included

Due to the freezing temperatures in our area, the Mobile County Public School System released a statement on Tuesday, January 2, announcing flexibility in the school uniform policy. Photo: FOX10 News Due to the freezing temperatures in our area, the Mobile County Public School System released a statement on Tuesday, January 2, announcing flexibility in the school uniform policy. Photo: FOX10 News
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Many schools in our area re-opened after they were closed for two days because of the snow and ice.

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Gov. Ivey appoints Mendheim to vacant AL Supreme Court position

Judge Bran Mendheim (Source: Governor's Press Office) Judge Bran Mendheim (Source: Governor's Press Office)
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Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed a Dothan circuit judge to fill the vacancy on Alabama's Supreme Court bench created by the resignation of Justice Glenn Murdock.

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Auburn University introduces new athletics director Video included

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Auburn University has named Allen Greene it's new director of athletics. At 10 a.m. Friday, the university will hold a news conference to introduce him.

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Health departments offer free flu shot clinics as outbreak spreads

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The flu outbreak continues to spread, and it is dangerous. Health departments across South Alabama are holding free flu shot clinics. 

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Alabama jobless rate steady at 3.5 percent

Alabama's unemployment rate is holding steady at a record low level.

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Eight Mile man in jail after State Trooper pursuit

Terrance Muse (Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail) Terrance Muse (Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail)
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An Eight Mile man is locked up at Mobile County Metro Jail after leading an Alabama State Trooper on a pursuit that began in a vehicle and continued on foot as the crashed car burst into flames, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

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A return to normal for some after two days of ice on the Gulf Coast

Traffic is flowing on are bridges and roadways after two days of icing for some areas along the Gulf Coast. (FOX10 News) Traffic is flowing on are bridges and roadways after two days of icing for some areas along the Gulf Coast. (FOX10 News)
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After two days of ice, things are getting back to normal and schools in both Baldwin and Mobile counties are back in session Friday morning. That's not the case in other parts of the region, however.

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Prichard residents want answers about "financial irregularities"

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Just two days after the Mayor's Chief of Staff was fired for what's being called "financial irregularities," we're hearing from the Mayor again. This time he addressed the council at its regular city council meeting. James Blackman was let go after an audit of the city's finances.

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Finding Your Museum doppelganger

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American Gothic, Mona Lisa, or The Stary Night?  Which famous work of art do you most resemble? 

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Pike Road third-grader dies from flu Video included

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The flu has claimed the life of a Pike Road Elementary School student, according to Superintendent Charles Ledbetter. 

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Execution date set for man who killed Mobile Police officer Video included

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He's escaped execution before, now convicted cop killer Vernon Madison once again has a date with death.

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Mobile, Baldwin schools ready to open after weather break

MCPSS workers fix a frozen pipe at an elementary school. Photo: FOX10 News Reporter Alexa Knowles. MCPSS workers fix a frozen pipe at an elementary school. Photo: FOX10 News Reporter Alexa Knowles.
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You know things are getting back to normal when schools reopen, and that's exactly what's happening in Mobile and Baldwin counties. 

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House votes to avert shutdown, Senate chances dim

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House passes stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at midnight Friday; Senate prospects uncertain.

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Local youth soccer club adds new coaches with international experience

Gerardo Flores, Daphne Strike Soccer Club, spent time learning from U.S. Soccer Federation while in Orlando. (Daphne Strike Soccer Club) Gerardo Flores, Daphne Strike Soccer Club, spent time learning from U.S. Soccer Federation while in Orlando. (Daphne Strike Soccer Club)
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Former University of South Alabama player and former New Zealand U20 team member join staff. 

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Repair shops busy after series of black-ice crashes

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The Mobile Police Department responded to 152 weather-related traffic calls within 26 hours, sending a lot of business to repair shops.

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Animal Experts say some birds in danger of freezing to death

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We're told birds that have webbed feet and live near the water are especially at risk -- that includes seagulls, ducks, and pelicans.

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Catholic Charities sets $4.5 million goal

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In the 28 counties that make up the Archdiocese of Mobile, it says 20% of the population including more than 100,000 children live in poverty and 1,500 people are homeless.

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Officials at Auburn University choose Buffalo's Allen Greene as next Athletics Director

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Allen Greene has been chosen to be the next AD at Auburn University. Greene was the former University of Buffalo Athletics Director.

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Mardi Gras safety tips and other information

The Mobile Police Department has provided the following Mardi Gras safety tips and information on towed vehicles, lost children and parade inquiries.  Photo: FOX10 News The Mobile Police Department has provided the following Mardi Gras safety tips and information on towed vehicles, lost children and parade inquiries. Photo: FOX10 News
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With the carnival season underway in Mobile County, the Mobile Police Department has provided the following Mardi Gras safety tips and information on towed vehicles, lost children and parade inquiries.

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UA professor dies from influenza virus Video included

John McDuffie. (Source: Facebook) John McDuffie. (Source: Facebook)
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A University of Alabama professor has died of the influenza virus. 

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Motorists advised to drive with caution due to possibility of black ice on roadways Video included

Here's a view of the I-10 Bayway on a chilly Thursday morning, Jan, 18, 2018. (ALDOT) Here's a view of the I-10 Bayway on a chilly Thursday morning, Jan, 18, 2018. (ALDOT)
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Motorists throughout the region are advised to drive with caution Thursday morning due to possibility of black ice on area roadways.

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"A little bit of freezing, we have to wait hours and hours." Video included

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Northbound lanes of Wilson Bridge re-open, but truck drivers are delayed, and one wonders why icing caused such a problem.

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Some area schools to reopen on Friday

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School systems around the FOX10 News viewing area began notifying students, parents and staff this afternoon whether they will reopen Friday after being closed for two days due to winter weather.

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  • Caught in The ActMore>>

  • Caught in the Act: Burglar breaks into cars in West Mobile

    Caught in the Act: Burglar breaks into cars in West Mobile

    Friday, January 12 2018 6:28 AM EST2018-01-12 11:28:48 GMT

    Some people in West Mobile are keeping a close eye on their neighborhood tonight after a car burglar is caught on video.

    Some people in West Mobile are keeping a close eye on their neighborhood tonight after a car burglar is caught on video.

  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT

    Man accused of Foley business burglaries caught in the act by Daphne Police

    Man accused of Foley business burglaries caught in the act by Daphne Police

    Monday, January 8 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-01-09 00:18:51 GMT

    Police arrested 42 year-old Daniel Earl Blackwell inside of C.O.A.L. Wholesale Automotive Friday night, January 6, 2018

    Police arrested 42 year-old Daniel Earl Blackwell inside of C.O.A.L. Wholesale Automotive Friday night, January 6, 2018

  • Foley Police investigate commercial burglaries

    Foley Police investigate commercial burglaries

    Friday, January 5 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-01-05 22:11:02 GMT
    The Foley Police Department is asking for help identifying the person in these images made by security camera during commercial burglaries. (FPD)The Foley Police Department is asking for help identifying the person in these images made by security camera during commercial burglaries. (FPD)

    The Foley Police Department is asking for help identifying the person in these images made by security camera during recent commercial burglaries.

    The Foley Police Department is asking for help identifying the person in these images made by security camera during recent commercial burglaries.

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  • Local kid schools MPD officer on the court

    Local kid schools MPD officer on the court

    Friday, January 19 2018 10:59 PM EST2018-01-20 03:59:02 GMT

    Mobile police is linking its "You Still have a Choice" program with Mobile Parks and Recreation Department to improve police/community relations in Mobile. Whether it's joining in on a sports game or having small talk with a teenager, they say its the little things that count.

    Mobile police is linking its "You Still have a Choice" program with Mobile Parks and Recreation Department to improve police/community relations in Mobile. Whether it's joining in on a sports game or having small talk with a teenager, they say its the little things that count.

  • Prichard residents want answers about "financial irregularities"

    Prichard residents want answers about "financial irregularities"

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:20 PM EST2018-01-19 04:20:16 GMT

    Just two days after the Mayor's Chief of Staff was fired for what's being called "financial irregularities," we're hearing from the Mayor again. This time he addressed the council at its regular city council meeting. James Blackman was let go after an audit of the city's finances.

    Just two days after the Mayor's Chief of Staff was fired for what's being called "financial irregularities," we're hearing from the Mayor again. This time he addressed the council at its regular city council meeting. James Blackman was let go after an audit of the city's finances.

  • Execution date set for man who killed Mobile Police officer

    Execution date set for man who killed Mobile Police officer

    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-01-19 03:44:07 GMT

    He's escaped execution before, now convicted cop killer Vernon Madison once again has a date with death.

    He's escaped execution before, now convicted cop killer Vernon Madison once again has a date with death.

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