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Foley police have confirmed that 57-year-old Debra Estep  is in custody and faces a charge of manslaughter following a fatal crash on Sunday, August 5.  Photo: FPD Foley police have confirmed that 57-year-old Debra Estep  is in custody and faces a charge of manslaughter following a fatal crash on Sunday, August 5.  Photo: FPD

Woman charged with manslaughter in Foley crash that killed pregnant woman

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Foley police have confirmed that 57-year-old Debra Estep  is in custody and faces a charge of manslaughter following a fatal crash on Sunday, August 5. 

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Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

This photo released by the Italian firefighters, cars are seen among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.   (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP) This photo released by the Italian firefighters, cars are seen among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP)
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A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 16 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel.

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Baldwin County's first solar array

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It's a first for Baldwin County. An array of 160 solar panels have been installed in Foley, just off Highway 59.

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City of Mobile to release body cam video of controversial pepper spray incident

The painted cannon in 2016. (Facebook Photo: McGill-Toolen Football team) The painted cannon in 2016. (Facebook Photo: McGill-Toolen Football team)
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The city of Mobile said it will release police body camera video of a controversial incident in 2016, one day after a judge ordered the video be made public. 

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Conecuh County Sheriff makes big drug bust

16 pounds of cocaine seized in Conecuh County bust 16 pounds of cocaine seized in Conecuh County bust
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The Conecuh County Sheriff's Office makes a large drug over the weekend.  

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No decision on USA Stadium vote

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The Mobile City council delays its vote on whether to partner with USA on its football stadium for one week. 

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Daphne East Elementary School expansion

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Students and teachers at Daphne East Elementary School will see a few changes to campus this year. After a year of construction, the 14-classroom wing is complete and ready for the first day of school. 

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Rep. Bradley Byrne: There are no plans to house illegal immigrants in Baldwin Co.

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According to Rep. Bradley Byrne, there are no plans to house illegal immigrants at the Navy airfields in south Baldwin County. 

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Woman dies in single-vehicle crash in Baldwin County

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A 24-year-old Foley woman died in a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday, according to Lt. Byron "Joe" Pigott of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

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Public comment temporarily suspended at Prichard City Council meetings

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Freedom of speech is temporarily a thing of the past at Prichard City Council meetings. For 30 days, the council has suspended public comment. Council members say the suspension will allow them much needed time to do the city's business.

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Report: Aretha Franklin is in hospice care

Aretha Franklin attends Keep a Child Alive’s 2014 Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Aretha Franklin attends Keep a Child Alive’s 2014 Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
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Word of Aretha Franklin, 76, being gravely ill was first reported by Showbiz 411.

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Gulf Shores City Council pumps brakes on apartment development on Regency Road

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The process to approve the complex that would hold 200 apartments on Regency Road is starting all over. 

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Davidson football players focused on new season

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It was during 5th period last Friday afternoon when the Davidson Warriors were introduced to their new interim head coach, Shawn Smith. 

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Davidson High's new interim Head Football Coach ready to move forward Video included

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Davidson High School's new interim head coach says his team is ready to play football and they want to put the alleged hazing controversy behind them.

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Judge orders city of Mobile to release body camera video of 2016 pepper spray incident at the Loop Video included

The painted cannon in 2016. (Facebook Photo: McGill-Toolen Football team) The painted cannon in 2016. (Facebook Photo: McGill-Toolen Football team)
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Meredith Corporation, the owner of WALA FOX10 News, has just received word that it has won a lawsuit in pursuit for transparency from the city of Mobile.

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Two commissioners think $10 million too much for county to give South

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On the eve of an expected vote by the Mobile City Council on giving $10 million dollars in city money to help pay for a new stadium for South Alabama, two county commissioners are talking about South's request for $10 million from the county.

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Changes coming in emergency service to part of area

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In September,  Mobile Fire-Rescue will no longer be the primary responder for emergency medical services in the three mile, Mobile Police jurisdiction outside city limits.

The primary provider is going to be Mobile County Emergency Medical Services.

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Ethics Commission says former Baldwin County deputy violated Alabama Ethics Law

Sgt. Carl Griffith (Photo: BCSO) Sgt. Carl Griffith (Photo: BCSO)
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According to a document obtained by FOX10 News Investigates, the Alabama Ethics Commission has voted in agreement that former Baldwin County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Carl Griffith violated the Alabama Ethics Law. 

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Prayers for Aubreigh: Community comes together Video included

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Friends and the community came together on Saturday for a prayer vigil in Semmes for Aubreigh Nicholas. It is all because of the news that spread last week that she was in the hospital in extremely critical condition. 

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Second Vibrio vulnificus case confirmed in Mobile County

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Health officials said the second case of Vibrio vulnificus has been confirmed in Mobile County. 

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PHOTOS: School Resource Officers report to duty at Bay Minette area schools

Though students won’t return for a few more days, School Resource Officers reported for their first day of school today (Monday, Aug. 13) at Bay Minette area schools.  Photo: City of Bay Minette Though students won’t return for a few more days, School Resource Officers reported for their first day of school today (Monday, Aug. 13) at Bay Minette area schools.  Photo: City of Bay Minette
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Though students won’t return for a few more days, School Resource Officers reported for their first day of school today (Monday, Aug. 13) at Bay Minette area schools. 

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Single point of entry for Baldwin County public schools Video included

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Before, visitors could just walk right in to any school within the Baldwin County Public School System. This year, all of that changes.  All 47 schools now have a single point of entry. 

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Burris Farm Market in Loxley closes up shop

Burris Farm Market announces closing of Loxley location on Facebook. Burris Farm Market announces closing of Loxley location on Facebook.
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The Burris Farm Market in Loxley closed its doors today. 

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Body found near Kooiman Road in Theodore Video included

Police said a body was found in a field off Kooiman Road in Theodore. August 12, 2018. (FOX10 News) Police said a body was found in a field off Kooiman Road in Theodore. August 12, 2018. (FOX10 News)
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The remains were found at the back of the field near a wooded area.

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Bob Grip inducted into Alabama Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame

FOX10 News anchor Bob Grip with his family after he was inducted into the Alabama Broadcasters Hall of Fame. August 11, 2018. (FOX10 News) FOX10 News anchor Bob Grip with his family after he was inducted into the Alabama Broadcasters Hall of Fame. August 11, 2018. (FOX10 News)
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FOX10 News anchor Bob Grip is one of the newest members of the Alabama Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. 

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Coca-Cola strike continues as workers await a deal Video included

Coca-Cola workers are on strike over wages and benefits (Photo: Asha Staples, Reporter) Coca-Cola workers are on strike over wages and benefits (Photo: Asha Staples, Reporter)
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For the third straight day, some workers from four Coca-Cola bottling plants are on strike. They walked off the job on Thursday over a contract that would affect their pay and benefits. No deal has been reached yet, but employees involved in this strike are holding out hope that one is close.

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Jake Peavy appreciation night at the Hank

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Saturday night, the Mobile Baybears gave the community a chance to celebrate Jake Peavy, the two time world series champion who got his start in Mobile.

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The man who stole a plane said he didn't need much help: 'I've played some video games'

Before he crashed and died, the airline worker who authorities said stole and flew a passenger plane in the Seattle area Friday had a wide-ranging discussion with air traffic control -- at one point expressing confidence... More>>

Plane stolen by 'suicidal' worker crashes near Seattle; employee dead

A "suicidal" airline mechanic stole this plane from the Sea-Tac International Airport before crashing. He died in the crash. (CNN) A "suicidal" airline mechanic stole this plane from the Sea-Tac International Airport before crashing. He died in the crash. (CNN)
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A "suicidal" airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials said.

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Family and friends remember teenager killed in car crash

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People in the Mobile and Prichard communities gathered tonight to remember 19-year-old Ja'Christopher McCants. The former Blount High School student athlete died in a car crash earlier this week.

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Fairhope Police Chief Retires: "I really enjoyed the ride"

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After more than 30 years in public service, Fairhope Police Chief Joseph Petties is hanging up his police badge and saying goodbye to the profession. 

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Woman killed in I-65 crash in Mobile identified Video included

According to Steven Millhouse with Mobile Fire-Rescue, at least two people have been ejected from a vehicle following a single-vehicle roll-over on I-65 northbound between Moffett Road and Highway 45. According to Steven Millhouse with Mobile Fire-Rescue, at least two people have been ejected from a vehicle following a single-vehicle roll-over on I-65 northbound between Moffett Road and Highway 45.
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A woman was killed after she was ejected from her vehicle when it crashed on I-65 northbound Tuesday around noon. 

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Modern Living: A first... growing hops on the Gulf Coast Video included

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Local breweries take pride in brewing local beers, but they've never been fully local. The flavor component, the hops, have never been grown on the Gulf Coast, until now. 

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Big BayBears weekend including Jake Peavy Appreciation Night

Big BayBears Weekend including Jake Peavy Appreciation Night Big BayBears Weekend including Jake Peavy Appreciation Night
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It's a great weekend to head on out to Hank Aaron Stadium.  

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Baldwin DA says office is underfunded, creating "negative consequences" for citizens Video included

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Baldwin County District Attorney Bob Wilters told FOX10 News his office is facing a funding shortfall, and it's causing his office to lose qualified prosecutors. 

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Davidson High School names interim football coach Video included

Shawn Smith has been named as the interim head football coach at Davidson High School. Photo: MCPSS Shawn Smith has been named as the interim head football coach at Davidson High School. Photo: MCPSS
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Davidson High School has named Shawn Smith as interim head coach of the Warriors football team and as athletic director for the school.

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First human case of West Nile Virus this year reported Video included

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First human case of West Nile Virus this year reported by the Mobile County Health Department. 

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Baldwin County SRO program on track for start of school Video included

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 Between Daphne, Spanish Fort, Bay Minette, Gulf Shores and Loxley, there’s been a net increase of 14 trained SROs added to their police forces.

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NFL players kneel, raise fists or sit out National Anthem as preseason gets in full swing

The NFL's warmup games are in full swing -- and the National Anthem protests are back. More>>

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  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Handicapped man gets new lawn equipment

    CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Handicapped man gets new lawn equipment

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-08-10 03:26:50 GMT
    Lawn equipment donated to handicapped man who had his stolen by thieves. Source: FOX 10 NewsLawn equipment donated to handicapped man who had his stolen by thieves. Source: FOX 10 News

    A follow up to a "Caught In The Act" we showed you on Tuesday. A good samaritan stepping up and helping a handicapped man after thieves steal his lawn equipment. 

    A follow up to a "Caught In The Act" we showed you on Tuesday. A good samaritan stepping up and helping a handicapped man after thieves steal his lawn equipment. 

  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Lawn equipment stolen from handicapped man

    CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Lawn equipment stolen from handicapped man

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:15:53 GMT

    The victim in this case is handicapped and lives on a fixed income. 

    The victim in this case is handicapped and lives on a fixed income. 

  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Shoplifter attacks store employee with pepper spray

    CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Shoplifter attacks store employee with pepper spray

    Thursday, August 2 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-08-03 02:52:58 GMT

    Investigators said the pair made off with almost $1000 worth of school supplies from the Office Depot on Highway 90. 

    Investigators said the pair made off with almost $1000 worth of school supplies from the Office Depot on Highway 90. 



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