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  • Undocumented immigrant faces child sex abuse charges in Baldwin County

    Undocumented immigrant faces child sex abuse charges in Baldwin County

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:39 PM EST2017-11-17 18:39:48 GMT
    Melvin Omar Acevedo-RodriquezMelvin Omar Acevedo-Rodriquez

    A 34-year-old undocumented immigrant from El Salvador is behind held in Baldwin County on child sex abuse charges, according to Foley Police.

    A 34-year-old undocumented immigrant from El Salvador is behind held in Baldwin County on child sex abuse charges, according to Foley Police.

  • Fairhope rings in the season with annual tree lighting

    Fairhope rings in the season with annual tree lighting

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:27 PM EST2017-11-17 04:27:42 GMT
    Fairhope tree lighting ceremony 2017Fairhope tree lighting ceremony 2017

    Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas on the Eastern Shore tonight. We're a little bit more than a month away from Christmas but that didn't stop Fairhope residents from ringing in the season as they always do.

    Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas on the Eastern Shore tonight. We're a little bit more than a month away from Christmas but that didn't stop Fairhope residents from ringing in the season as they always do.

  • How little-known Alabama election laws will play key roles in Roy Moore issue

    How little-known Alabama election laws will play key roles in Roy Moore issue

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:33 PM EST2017-11-16 23:33:06 GMT
    Roy Moore is pictured Tuesday night, Sept. 26, 2017, after winning the GOP nomination in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. (FOX10 News)Roy Moore is pictured Tuesday night, Sept. 26, 2017, after winning the GOP nomination in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. (FOX10 News)

    With talk of some top republicans looking at ways to oust Former Chief Justice Roy Moore from his campaign for the senate seat, it's important to look at what options are actually legally viable by Alabama code. 

    With talk of some top republicans looking at ways to oust Former Chief Justice Roy Moore from his campaign for the senate seat, it's important to look at what options are actually legally viable by Alabama code. 

  • Elberta Police Department holds benefit for injured chief

    Elberta Police Department holds benefit for injured chief

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:14 PM EST2017-11-16 19:14:34 GMT
    According to Elberta Mayor Jim Hamby, Chief Stan DeVane suffered from several broken ribs, teeth and an infection following a horseback riding accident in Wyoming, (Photo: Mayor Jim Hamby, Elberta)According to Elberta Mayor Jim Hamby, Chief Stan DeVane suffered from several broken ribs, teeth and an infection following a horseback riding accident in Wyoming, (Photo: Mayor Jim Hamby, Elberta)

    The Elberta Police Department is holding a benefit event Saturday for its injured chief of police, Stan DeVane. FOX10 News spoke to Elberta Chief of Police Stan DeVane’s wife, Debbie, to get an update on him

    The Elberta Police Department is holding a benefit event Saturday for its injured chief of police, Stan DeVane. FOX10 News spoke to Elberta Chief of Police Stan DeVane’s wife, Debbie, to get an update on him

  • Fairhope tree lighting an annual Eastern Shore tradition

    Fairhope tree lighting an annual Eastern Shore tradition

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:29 AM EST2017-11-16 11:29:37 GMT
    Fairhope tree lighting festivities are an annual tradition on the Eastern Shore. (Photo: FOX10 News)Fairhope tree lighting festivities are an annual tradition on the Eastern Shore. (Photo: FOX10 News)

    Starting tonight, it will begin to look a lot more like the holidays across the Gulf Coast.

    Starting tonight, it will begin to look a lot more like the holidays across the Gulf Coast.

  • Hangout Music Fest announces 2018 lineup

    Hangout Music Fest announces 2018 lineup

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 12:27 PM EST2017-11-14 17:27:04 GMT
    (hangoutmusicfest.com)(hangoutmusicfest.com)

    The Hangout Music Fest on Tuesday announced its 2018 lineup featuring headliners Kendrick Lamar, The Killers and The Chainsmokers.

    The Hangout Music Fest on Tuesday announced its 2018 lineup featuring headliners Kendrick Lamar, The Killers and The Chainsmokers.

  • BCBE: No elevated lead levels in school drinking water

    BCBE: No elevated lead levels in school drinking water

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:12 PM EST2017-11-13 23:12:11 GMT
    Water fountain (Credit: Franz Barraza, Chief Photographer FOX10 News)Water fountain (Credit: Franz Barraza, Chief Photographer FOX10 News)

    One year after FOX10 News Investigates exposed the lack of lead testing in school drinking water in Baldwin County Public Schools, the Baldwin County Board of Education (BCBE) has announced it has tested all 45 of its schools, and the results show "no detectable lead was found."

    One year after FOX10 News Investigates exposed the lack of lead testing in school drinking water in Baldwin County Public Schools, the Baldwin County Board of Education (BCBE) has announced it has tested all 45 of its schools, and the results show "no detectable lead was found."

  • Chefs compete for $100,000 prize in Orange Beach

    Chefs compete for $100,000 prize in Orange Beach

    Sunday, November 12 2017 8:25 PM EST2017-11-13 01:25:57 GMT
    (Photo: Fox10 News)(Photo: Fox10 News)

    Hundreds of chefs from around the world gathered in Orange Beach for a huge competition. The World Food Championships wrapped up Sunday at The Wharf. 

    Hundreds of chefs from around the world gathered in Orange Beach for a huge competition. The World Food Championships wrapped up Sunday at The Wharf. 

  • Merrill: Luther Strange could run a write-in campaign

    Merrill: Luther Strange could run a write-in campaign

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:17 PM EST2017-11-09 22:17:51 GMT
    Roy Moore and Luther Strange (Image: FOX10)Roy Moore and Luther Strange (Image: FOX10)

    Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill says Senator Luther Strange could run a write-in campaign to try to keep his seat in the U.S. Senate.

    Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill says Senator Luther Strange could run a write-in campaign to try to keep his seat in the U.S. Senate.

  • COMMITTED TO YOU: What's causing bad cell reception in Fairhope?

    COMMITTED TO YOU: What's causing bad cell reception in Fairhope?

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:02 PM EST2017-11-09 00:02:34 GMT
    Temporary cell phone tower (Photo: FOX10 News)Temporary cell phone tower (Photo: FOX10 News)

    Some people in Fairhope have noticed problems will cell phone reception lately. FOX10 News found out why. 

    Some people in Fairhope have noticed problems will cell phone reception lately. FOX10 News found out why. 

  • Fairhope Film Festival starts Thursday

    Fairhope Film Festival starts Thursday

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 11:25 PM EST2017-11-09 04:25:08 GMT
    Fairhope Film FestivalFairhope Film Festival

    We are less than 24 hours away from the 5th Annual Fairhope Film Festival. The city is excited about the festival and all of the benefits that come along with it. Hundreds from across the Southeast region will start gathering tomorrow for the festival. In its 5th year of existence, the festival says it will be bigger and better than ever. "What we bring is truly the best of the best," said Fairhope Film Festival Marketing Director Chad Kirtland. The Fairhope Film Festival ...

    We are less than 24 hours away from the 5th Annual Fairhope Film Festival. The city is excited about the festival and all of the benefits that come along with it. Hundreds from across the Southeast region will start gathering tomorrow for the festival. In its 5th year of existence, the festival says it will be bigger and better than ever. "What we bring is truly the best of the best," said Fairhope Film Festival Marketing Director Chad Kirtland. The Fairhope Film Festival ...

  • State gives update on changes for Baldwin County interchange

    State gives update on changes for Baldwin County interchange

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 2:15 PM EST2017-11-08 19:15:49 GMT

    Officials with the Alabama Department of Transportation will soon start building what's called a diverging diamond interchange on I-10 and Highway 181.

    Officials with the Alabama Department of Transportation will soon start building what's called a diverging diamond interchange on I-10 and Highway 181.

  • Suspect in Baldwin County stabbing arrested in Mississippi

    Suspect in Baldwin County stabbing arrested in Mississippi

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:51 PM EST2017-11-08 17:51:31 GMT
    Byron Charles Miller, pictured in a March 2017 arrest photo (Baldwin County Sheriff's Office)Byron Charles Miller, pictured in a March 2017 arrest photo (Baldwin County Sheriff's Office)

    The suspect in a stabbing that took place in Baldwin County was arrested Wednesday morning in Biloxi after a short police pursuit, according to an official with the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office.

    The suspect in a stabbing that took place in Baldwin County was arrested Wednesday morning in Biloxi after a short police pursuit, according to an official with the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office.

  • Orange Beach tackling traffic problems, several road projects in the works

    Orange Beach tackling traffic problems, several road projects in the works

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:44 PM EST2017-11-08 04:44:45 GMT
    More than 1,000 people showed up for a jam-packed town hall meeting to talk about projects in Orange Beach. Photo: FOX10 News Reporter Alexa Knowles.More than 1,000 people showed up for a jam-packed town hall meeting to talk about projects in Orange Beach. Photo: FOX10 News Reporter Alexa Knowles.

    It's full steam ahead for several projects in Orange Beach, most of them tackling the traffic problems there. More than a thousand people were at Tuesday night's town hall meeting to hear about those projects. 

    It's full steam ahead for several projects in Orange Beach, most of them tackling the traffic problems there. More than a thousand people were at Tuesday night's town hall meeting to hear about those projects. 

  • Crash seriously injures two people from Baldwin County

    Crash seriously injures two people from Baldwin County

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 5:28 PM EST2017-11-07 22:28:35 GMT
    Crash photoCrash photo

    Two people from Baldwin County were seriously injured in a crash Tuesday morning. The wreck happened around 2 a.m. on Michigan Avenue near West Shore Drive in Pensacola.  

    Two people from Baldwin County were seriously injured in a crash Tuesday morning. The wreck happened around 2 a.m. on Michigan Avenue near West Shore Drive in Pensacola.  

  • Two new bridges for Orange Beach?

    Two new bridges for Orange Beach?

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 3:35 PM EST2017-11-07 20:35:10 GMT

    A town hall meeting is scheduled in Orange Beach Tuesday night to discuss plans for future road projects, as well as the construction of a new combination middle and high school.

    A town hall meeting is scheduled in Orange Beach Tuesday night to discuss plans for future road projects, as well as the construction of a new combination middle and high school.

  • Bay Minette picks Al Tolbert as new police chief

    Bay Minette picks Al Tolbert as new police chief

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 2:12 PM EST2017-11-07 19:12:37 GMT
    Al Tolbert selected as Bay Minette police chiefAl Tolbert selected as Bay Minette police chief

    The Bay Minette City Council voted unanimously to approve Al W. Tolbert Jr. as the new police chief. He will take over the position left vacant by the retirement of Chief Clarence Crook. 

    The Bay Minette City Council voted unanimously to approve Al W. Tolbert Jr. as the new police chief. He will take over the position left vacant by the retirement of Chief Clarence Crook. 

  • Fairhope PD: Can you identify beer, TV theft suspect caught on camera?

    Fairhope PD: Can you identify beer, TV theft suspect caught on camera?

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:38 AM EST2017-11-07 16:38:40 GMT
    Fairhope Police say the suspect pictured stole several cases of beer and a television from the Fairhope Walmart.  (FPD)Fairhope Police say the suspect pictured stole several cases of beer and a television from the Fairhope Walmart. (FPD)

    Police say the suspect stole several cases of beer and a television from the Fairhope Walmart.

    Police say the suspect stole several cases of beer and a television from the Fairhope Walmart.

  • Gulf Shores releases names of school board applicants

    Gulf Shores releases names of school board applicants

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 8:19 AM EST2017-11-07 13:19:53 GMT

    The city of Gulf Shores has released the list of names of citizens who have applied to serve on the Gulf Shores City Board of Education

    The city of Gulf Shores has released the list of names of citizens who have applied to serve on the Gulf Shores City Board of Education

  • Vote scheduled to keep moving forward with a Daphne school system

    Vote scheduled to keep moving forward with a Daphne school system

    Monday, November 6 2017 3:28 PM EST2017-11-06 20:28:44 GMT

    The Daphne City Council is expected to vote on whether to take the next step in its effort to form a city run school system.

    The council is scheduled to vote Monday night on whether to move forward and spend an additional $30,000 to finish the second phase of the feasibility study. 

    The Daphne City Council is expected to vote on whether to take the next step in its effort to form a city run school system.

    The council is scheduled to vote Monday night on whether to move forward and spend an additional $30,000 to finish the second phase of the feasibility study. 

  • BCSO: 2 men arrested on robbery, kidnapping charges

    BCSO: 2 men arrested on robbery, kidnapping charges

    Monday, November 6 2017 7:15 AM EST2017-11-06 12:15:55 GMT
    Steve Carlos Cruz, left, and Zachary Samuel Gentry (Photos: Baldwin County Jail)Steve Carlos Cruz, left, and Zachary Samuel Gentry (Photos: Baldwin County Jail)

    An Orange Beach man and a Foley man were arrested on robbery and kidnapping charges, according to the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office.

    An Orange Beach man and a Foley man were arrested on robbery and kidnapping charges, according to the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office.

  • Oyster Cook-Off kicks off with Craft Beer

    Oyster Cook-Off kicks off with Craft Beer

    Saturday, November 4 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-11-04 04:22:35 GMT
    2017 Oyster Cook-off2017 Oyster Cook-off

    Tonight the Hangout's 10th Annual Oyster Cook-Off kicked off with a Craft Beer kick-off. Breweries from all over the country are down in Gulf Shores and residents say they can't get enough of it. "Welcome to the Oyster Cook-off," said Sean O'Donnell, event coordinator. As the full moon lit up the night, the Hangout was lit for, other reasons. "Tonight we've got our craft beer kick off, so the big cooking element starts tomorrow but tonight it's all about samplin...

    Tonight the Hangout's 10th Annual Oyster Cook-Off kicked off with a Craft Beer kick-off. Breweries from all over the country are down in Gulf Shores and residents say they can't get enough of it. "Welcome to the Oyster Cook-off," said Sean O'Donnell, event coordinator. As the full moon lit up the night, the Hangout was lit for, other reasons. "Tonight we've got our craft beer kick off, so the big cooking element starts tomorrow but tonight it's all about samplin...

  • Body cam debate heats up on the Gulf Coast

    Body cam debate heats up on the Gulf Coast

    Thursday, November 2 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-11-03 02:32:38 GMT
    Body camera Fairhope Police officers wear. (WALA)Body camera Fairhope Police officers wear. (WALA)

    While Mobile Police continues to block the public from seeing body cam video paid for with tax dollars, FOX10 News has learned another law enforcement agency a few miles away is releasing its videos.

    While Mobile Police continues to block the public from seeing body cam video paid for with tax dollars, FOX10 News has learned another law enforcement agency a few miles away is releasing its videos.

  • Boat stranded in Orange Beach pulled back into Gulf

    Boat stranded in Orange Beach pulled back into Gulf

    Thursday, November 2 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-11-02 22:39:05 GMT
    Boat stranded on shore in Orange Beach (FOX10 News)Boat stranded on shore in Orange Beach (FOX10 News)

    A large fishing boat that ran aground in Orange Beach this weekend was freed and back in the Gulf Thursday morning.  The Orange Beach Police Department says the vessel ended up on the shore near the Cotton Bayou beach access point Saturday due to a "navigational issue." 

    A large fishing boat that ran aground in Orange Beach this weekend was freed and back in the Gulf Thursday morning.  The Orange Beach Police Department says the vessel ended up on the shore near the Cotton Bayou beach access point Saturday due to a "navigational issue." 

  • Daphne Police arrest Lake Forest burglar

    Daphne Police arrest Lake Forest burglar

    Monday, October 30 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-10-30 20:29:09 GMT
    Brandon Channell (Photo: Daphne Police)Brandon Channell (Photo: Daphne Police)

    Brandon Channell is accused of stealing items from homes in the Lake Forest neighborhood and then selling the stolen goods at local pawn shops. Officers say the burglaries happened at homes on Hanover Drive and Donna Circle in Daphne. 

    Brandon Channell is accused of stealing items from homes in the Lake Forest neighborhood and then selling the stolen goods at local pawn shops. Officers say the burglaries happened at homes on Hanover Drive and Donna Circle in Daphne. 

  • Video of Spanish Fort High student using racial slurs in a rap circulates

    Video of Spanish Fort High student using racial slurs in a rap circulates

    Saturday, October 28 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-10-29 03:35:06 GMT
    Spanish Fort High SchoolSpanish Fort High School
    A video of a Spanish Fort High School student rapping has been circulating around the area. The rap contains racial slurs, curse words, and explicit language. Student say this video surfaced a few weeks ago. Because of the nature of it, we have taken away the audio. This video has students angry. "Well Basically he was just bashing black people and gay people and people that are lesbians, that are bisexual saying that we were monkeys and just basically disrespecting our name. Sa...
    A video of a Spanish Fort High School student rapping has been circulating around the area. The rap contains racial slurs, curse words, and explicit language. Student say this video surfaced a few weeks ago. Because of the nature of it, we have taken away the audio. This video has students angry. "Well Basically he was just bashing black people and gay people and people that are lesbians, that are bisexual saying that we were monkeys and just basically disrespecting our name. Sa...
  • Large fishing boat stranded on shore in Orange Beach

    Large fishing boat stranded on shore in Orange Beach

    Saturday, October 28 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-10-28 21:29:18 GMT
    The vessel on the beach in Orange Beach, Ala., is the Makaira out of Destin, police said. (Photo courtesy Orange Beach Police Department)The vessel on the beach in Orange Beach, Ala., is the Makaira out of Destin, police said. (Photo courtesy Orange Beach Police Department)

    A large fishing vessel ran aground this weekend on the beach in Orange Beach.

    A large fishing vessel ran aground this weekend on the beach in Orange Beach.

  • Body camera video of deadly Fairhope officer-involved shooting will be released after grand jury decision

    Body camera video of deadly Fairhope officer-involved shooting will be released after grand jury decision

    Friday, October 27 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-10-27 23:56:56 GMT
    An example of a body camera worn by an officer. Photo: U.S. Department of Justice/MGNAn example of a body camera worn by an officer. Photo: U.S. Department of Justice/MGN

    The Baldwin County Major Crimes Task Force said the body camera video that Fairhope Police captured of those moments will be crucial to their investigation.

    The Baldwin County Major Crimes Task Force said the body camera video that Fairhope Police captured of those moments will be crucial to their investigation.

  • FOX10 News following officer-involved shootings

    FOX10 News following officer-involved shootings

    Friday, October 27 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-10-27 22:38:18 GMT

    FOX10 News is following two officer-involved shootings -- one out of Fairhope that ended with one man dead and another in police custody. 

    FOX10 News is following two officer-involved shootings -- one out of Fairhope that ended with one man dead and another in police custody. 

  • Surveillance and cell phone video of Fairhope shooting incident

    Surveillance and cell phone video of Fairhope shooting incident

    Friday, October 27 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-10-27 21:19:41 GMT

    A Fairhope resident talks with FOX10 News about cell phone video she took of the Fairhope shooting incident

    A Fairhope resident talks with FOX10 News about cell phone video she took of the Fairhope shooting incident

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