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  • New Eight Mile health clinic opens

    New Eight Mile health clinic opens

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:42 PM EST2017-11-21 23:42:17 GMT
    (FOX10 News)(FOX10 News)

    The Mobile County Health Department and Family Health opened a new health clinic at the corner of Saint Stephens Road and Cheeseman Avenue.

    The Mobile County Health Department and Family Health opened a new health clinic at the corner of Saint Stephens Road and Cheeseman Avenue.

  • Suspects in parking lot shooting death enter not guilty pleas

    Suspects in parking lot shooting death enter not guilty pleas

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:27 PM EST2017-11-21 23:27:44 GMT
    Ryland Kidd (Mobile County Metro Jail)Ryland Kidd (Mobile County Metro Jail)

    Two suspects charged in a Mobile homicide case were in court Tuesday for bond hearings.

    Two suspects charged in a Mobile homicide case were in court Tuesday for bond hearings.

  • Mobile City Council approves minor offenses ordinance

    Mobile City Council approves minor offenses ordinance

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:19 PM EST2017-11-21 23:19:52 GMT
    File Photo: FOX10 NewsFile Photo: FOX10 News

    The Mobile City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that the mayor's office said will leave more officers on the streets and help make Mobile safer. 

    The Mobile City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that the mayor's office said will leave more officers on the streets and help make Mobile safer. 

  • Prichard Police Officer involved in deadly shooting speaks with MCSO

    Prichard Police Officer involved in deadly shooting spoke with MCSO

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-11-21 23:10:36 GMT
    Officer Johnathan Murphy (Credit: Josh Harlan, WALA FOX10 News)Officer Johnathan Murphy (Credit: Josh Harlan, WALA FOX10 News)

    The Prichard Police officer involved in Saturday night’s deadly shooting spoke with officials with the Mobile County Sheriff’s department on Tuesday, November 21.

    The Prichard Police officer involved in Saturday night’s deadly shooting spoke with officials with the Mobile County Sheriff’s department on Tuesday, November 21.

  • MPD: Man pulls gun on body shop employees

    MPD: Man pulls gun on body shop employees

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:29 PM EST2017-11-21 22:29:25 GMT
    Reginald McCarty (Mobile County Metro Jail)Reginald McCarty (Mobile County Metro Jail)

    According to investigators, Reginald McCarty got into an argument over the price of services at Creative Collision on Old Shell Road. 

    According to investigators, Reginald McCarty got into an argument over the price of services at Creative Collision on Old Shell Road. 

  • Prichard man killed in officer-involved shooting was unarmed

    Prichard man killed in officer-involved shooting was unarmed

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:27 PM EST2017-11-21 04:27:18 GMT
    Police on scene at First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photo: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)Police on scene at First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photo: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)

    Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran said Lawrence Hawkins was unarmed when he was shot and killed by a Prichard police officer.

    Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran said Lawrence Hawkins was unarmed when he was shot and killed by a Prichard police officer.

  • South Alabama football coach Joey Jones announces resignation

    South Alabama football coach Joey Jones announces resignation

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:11 PM EST2017-11-21 03:11:04 GMT

    Joey Jones has resigned as the South Alabama football coach. 

    Joey Jones has resigned as the South Alabama football coach. 

  • No body cam video exists in deadly Prichard officer-involved shooting

    No body cam video exists in deadly Prichard officer-involved shooting

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:02 PM EST2017-11-21 00:02:38 GMT
    Police on scene at First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photo: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)Police on scene at First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photo: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)

    The Prichard Police officer who shot and killed Lawrence Hawkins, 56, of Prichard, was not wearing a body camera at the time of the shooting, according to both the Mobile County District Attorney's Office and the Mobile County Sheriff's Office (MCSO). 

    The Prichard Police officer who shot and killed Lawrence Hawkins, 56, of Prichard, was not wearing a body camera at the time of the shooting, according to both the Mobile County District Attorney's Office and the Mobile County Sheriff's Office (MCSO). 

  • Waterfront Rescue Mission ready for Thanksgiving

    Waterfront Rescue Mission ready for Thanksgiving

    Monday, November 20 2017 6:31 PM EST2017-11-20 23:31:15 GMT
    Waterfront Rescue Mission (FOX10 News)Waterfront Rescue Mission (FOX10 News)

    The Waterfront Rescue Mission is gearing up to serve hundreds of people this Thanksgiving. After a budget shortfall due to hurricane relief efforts, the community helped them get back on track.

    The Waterfront Rescue Mission is gearing up to serve hundreds of people this Thanksgiving. After a budget shortfall due to hurricane relief efforts, the community helped them get back on track.

  • Prichard shooting: "Get him to the hospital"

    Prichard shooting: "Get him to the hospital"

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:40 PM EST2017-11-20 20:40:35 GMT
    Police on scene at First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photo: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)Police on scene at First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photo: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)

    A man who says he drove up right after Lawrence Hawkins was wounded in a police related shooting is among the neighbors who described what they saw.

    A man who says he drove up right after Lawrence Hawkins was wounded in a police related shooting is among the neighbors who described what they saw.

  • Family says it wants justice after officer-involved shooting in Prichard

    Family says it wants justice after officer-involved shooting in Prichard

    Sunday, November 19 2017 10:41 PM EST2017-11-20 03:41:58 GMT
    Police on scene at  First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photo: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)Police on scene at First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photo: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)

    One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. According to witnesses, 56-year-old Lawrence Hawkins was shot on his driveway by a Prichard police officer.  

    One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. According to witnesses, 56-year-old Lawrence Hawkins was shot on his driveway by a Prichard police officer.  

  • Deadly officer-involved shooting in Prichard

    Deadly officer-involved shooting in Prichard

    Sunday, November 19 2017 4:00 PM EST2017-11-19 21:00:51 GMT
    Police on scene at  First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photos: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)Police on scene at First Avenue and Hanes Street in Prichard (Photos: Josh Harlan, FOX10 News)

    Investigators said Lawrence Hawkins was shot and killed by a Prichard police officer during a traffic stop. 

    Investigators said Lawrence Hawkins was shot and killed by a Prichard police officer during a traffic stop. 

  • Latest Moore accuser speaks out, Group of Religious leaders decry Moore

    Latest Moore accuser speaks out, Group of Religious leaders decry Moore

    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:56 PM EST2017-11-19 04:56:28 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)
    We're less than a month away from the special senate election. Roy Moore and Doug Jones will go head to head for Jeff Sessions senate seat. As we get closer to election day, accusations of inappropriate behavior against Moore continue to surface and criticism continues. Moore, however, maintains he's innocent. The fall out continues over Senate candidate Roy Moore. Another accuser has come forward, giving details of her alleged encounter with Moore in an interview with CNN's Errin Bu...
    We're less than a month away from the special senate election. Roy Moore and Doug Jones will go head to head for Jeff Sessions senate seat. As we get closer to election day, accusations of inappropriate behavior against Moore continue to surface and criticism continues. Moore, however, maintains he's innocent. The fall out continues over Senate candidate Roy Moore. Another accuser has come forward, giving details of her alleged encounter with Moore in an interview with CNN's Errin Bu...
  • Mobile ringing in the holidays with Annual "Lighting of the Christmas Tree"

    Mobile ringing in the holidays with Annual "Lighting of the Christmas Tree"

    Friday, November 17 2017 11:18 PM EST2017-11-18 04:18:51 GMT
    Walking through Bienville square tonight, is like walking in a winter wonder land. Hundreds of people were in Downtown Mobile for the Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree ceremony. Mayor Sandy Stimpson and his grand kids flipped the switch that lit up the tree that illuminates Bienville square kicking off the holiday season for Mobile. There were Christmas carols, snow falling, and tiny tots with their eyes all aglow! The feeling of that time of year is in the air. Folks in Mobile s...
    Walking through Bienville square tonight, is like walking in a winter wonder land. Hundreds of people were in Downtown Mobile for the Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree ceremony. Mayor Sandy Stimpson and his grand kids flipped the switch that lit up the tree that illuminates Bienville square kicking off the holiday season for Mobile. There were Christmas carols, snow falling, and tiny tots with their eyes all aglow! The feeling of that time of year is in the air. Folks in Mobile s...
  • Valarie Patterson's lawsuit against DHR moved to juvenile court

    Valarie Patterson's lawsuit against DHR moved to juvenile court

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:59 PM EST2017-11-17 23:59:14 GMT
    Valarie Rena Patterson (Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail)Valarie Rena Patterson (Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail)

    Valarie Patterson's attorneys appeared in court Friday for a lawsuit they filed on her behalf, claiming the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) tried to unlawfully take custody of her child. 

    Valarie Patterson's attorneys appeared in court Friday for a lawsuit they filed on her behalf, claiming the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) tried to unlawfully take custody of her child. 

  • Mobile area students "visit" the world at a special festival

    Mobile area students "visit" the world at a special festival

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:13 PM EST2017-11-17 20:13:16 GMT

    Students visited the Mobile International Festival and learned about diversity

    Students visited the Mobile International Festival and learned about diversity

  • Prichard Police officer charged with kidnapping is out of jail

    Prichard Police officer charged with kidnapping is out of jail

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:05 PM EST2017-11-17 20:05:30 GMT
    Bryan Pearman is being held on kidnapping, domestic violence and harassing communications charges. (Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail)Bryan Pearman is being held on kidnapping, domestic violence and harassing communications charges. (Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail)

    Bryan Pearman is charged with kidnapping, domestic violence, and harassing communications.

    He has posted bond.

    Bryan Pearman is charged with kidnapping, domestic violence, and harassing communications.

    He has posted bond.

  • Iron Bowl shooting rivalry suspect appears before Mobile judge

    Iron Bowl shooting rivalry suspect appears before Mobile judge

    Friday, November 17 2017 2:07 PM EST2017-11-17 19:07:34 GMT
    Rodney Alexander (Mobile County Metro Jail)Rodney Alexander (Mobile County Metro Jail)

    Rodney Alexander, an Alabama fan, was in court charged with first degree assault after police say he shot a man, an Auburn fan, while arguing about which football team is better.

    Rodney Alexander, an Alabama fan, was in court charged with first degree assault after police say he shot a man, an Auburn fan, while arguing about which football team is better.

  • Police chase and crash in Saraland

    Police chase and crash in Saraland

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:52 PM EST2017-11-17 02:52:12 GMT

    Saraland Police said an attempt to stop a car without a tag ended in a chase and crash Thursday.

    Saraland Police said an attempt to stop a car without a tag ended in a chase and crash Thursday.

  • Beer theft caught on camera

    Beer theft caught on camera

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:01 PM EST2017-11-17 02:01:04 GMT
    Still frame of surveillance video from Raceway gas stationStill frame of surveillance video from Raceway gas station

    A Mobile business is asking for your help. Surveillance video from the Raceway gas station on Government Boulevard at McVay Drive shows a man stealing beer from the store.

    A Mobile business is asking for your help. Surveillance video from the Raceway gas station on Government Boulevard at McVay Drive shows a man stealing beer from the store.

  • Arrest made in Alabama/Auburn football argument shooting

    Arrest made in Alabama/Auburn football argument shooting

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:00 PM EST2017-11-17 00:00:11 GMT
    Rodney Alexander (Mobile County Metro Jail)Rodney Alexander (Mobile County Metro Jail)

    Mobile Police arrested a man in connection to a shooting that happened during an argument about football.  

    Mobile Police arrested a man in connection to a shooting that happened during an argument about football.  

  • 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. 

  • Mobile Police investigating shooting in Theodore

    Mobile Police investigating shooting in Theodore

    Thursday, November 16 2017 6:01 PM EST2017-11-16 23:01:49 GMT
    (FOX10 News)(FOX10 News)

    Mobile Police are on the scene of a shooting in Theodore. Officers were called to Oriental Drive around 4 p.m. A neighbor tells FOX10 News she was in her home when she heard the gunshots. 

    Mobile Police are on the scene of a shooting in Theodore. Officers were called to Oriental Drive around 4 p.m. A neighbor tells FOX10 News she was in her home when she heard the gunshots. 

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    UPDATE: Pregnant woman struck with ash tray; hospitalized

    UPDATE: Pregnant woman struck with ash tray; hospitalized

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:31 PM EST2017-11-16 22:31:59 GMT

    John Lee Smith is wanted for domestic violence, involving his girlfriend, who is 4 months pregnant with his child.

    John Lee Smith is wanted for domestic violence, involving his girlfriend, who is 4 months pregnant with his child.

  • Pedestrian struck and killed in Citronelle

    Pedestrian struck and killed in Citronelle

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:50 AM EST2017-11-16 14:50:07 GMT
    Citronelle crash scene (FOX10 News)Citronelle crash scene (FOX10 News)

    Alabama State Troopers said a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 45 near Roberts Lane in Citronelle.

    Alabama State Troopers said a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 45 near Roberts Lane in Citronelle.

  • Major drainage project in Midtown expected to correct years of flooding

    Major drainage project in Midtown expected to correct years of flooding

    Thursday, November 16 2017 12:03 AM EST2017-11-16 05:03:28 GMT
    Major drainage work is underway in Midtown on Grand Boulevard, an area that sees heavy flooding when it rains. The project is costing $628,269.60. Its made possible by Capital Improvement Plan funds that were set aside by Councilman Fred Richardson. Residents who have had to deal with flooding in the area, say their fingers are crossed this time around. For decades now, parts of Midtown have been plagued by frequent flooding. Midtown's Grand Boulevard in particular floods every time ...
    Major drainage work is underway in Midtown on Grand Boulevard, an area that sees heavy flooding when it rains. The project is costing $628,269.60. Its made possible by Capital Improvement Plan funds that were set aside by Councilman Fred Richardson. Residents who have had to deal with flooding in the area, say their fingers are crossed this time around. For decades now, parts of Midtown have been plagued by frequent flooding. Midtown's Grand Boulevard in particular floods every time ...
  • Army veteran gets keys to new home

    Army veteran gets keys to new home

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:19 PM EST2017-11-16 04:19:30 GMT
    (Photo: Operation Homefront)(Photo: Operation Homefront)

    A local Army veteran now has a place to call home in Semmes. 

    A local Army veteran now has a place to call home in Semmes. 

  • Prichard schools placed on lockdown during manhunt

    Prichard schools placed on lockdown during manhunt

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:14 PM EST2017-11-16 02:14:35 GMT
    We're told two individuals were removed from this gold Toyota Camry in reference to a lockdown at two local schools. Photo: Elizabeth Rodil.We're told two individuals were removed from this gold Toyota Camry in reference to a lockdown at two local schools. Photo: Elizabeth Rodil.

    Indian Springs Elementary School and Blount High School were placed on lockdown Wednesday while police searched for a suspect.

    Indian Springs Elementary School and Blount High School were placed on lockdown Wednesday while police searched for a suspect.

  • City of Mobile launches recycling app

    City of Mobile launches recycling app

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 5:35 PM EST2017-11-15 22:35:15 GMT
    The city of Mobile has opened a new single stream recycling program. (Photo: City of Mobile)The city of Mobile has opened a new single stream recycling program. (Photo: City of Mobile)

    The City of Mobile is launching a new recycling app. It's called "Recycle Coach" and is free to download from the iTunes Store or Google Play. 

    The City of Mobile is launching a new recycling app. It's called "Recycle Coach" and is free to download from the iTunes Store or Google Play. 

  • New Airbus deal stands to benefit Mobile

    New Airbus deal stands to benefit Mobile

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:34 AM EST2017-11-15 13:34:21 GMT
    Airbus announcement: Indigo Partners doubles existing A320neo Family order with commitment for additional 430 aircraft (Airbus)Airbus announcement: Indigo Partners doubles existing A320neo Family order with commitment for additional 430 aircraft (Airbus)

    Airbus has signed a deal to sell 430 jetliners to a private equity firm that has Frontier Airlines and three other airliners as subsidiaries.

    An Airbus official says the Frontier planes will be delivered from the Airbus production facility here in Mobile next year.

    Airbus has signed a deal to sell 430 jetliners to a private equity firm that has Frontier Airlines and three other airliners as subsidiaries.

    An Airbus official says the Frontier planes will be delivered from the Airbus production facility here in Mobile next year.

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  • Boy killed after 400-pound step-grandfather pins him down, prosecutors say

    Boy killed after 400-pound step-grandfather pins him down, prosecutors say

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:48 AM EST2017-11-22 12:48:40 GMT
    Donald Martin Jr.,58, (right) is charged in the death of his step-grandson Dylan Davis, 11. (WLWT via CNN)Donald Martin Jr.,58, (right) is charged in the death of his step-grandson Dylan Davis, 11. (WLWT via CNN)

    An 11-year-old Ohio boy died after his step-grandfather, who weighs up to 400-pounds, pinned him down, police said. 

    An 11-year-old Ohio boy died after his step-grandfather, who weighs up to 400-pounds, pinned him down, police said. 

  • MPD: Man pulls gun on body shop employees

    MPD: Man pulls gun on body shop employees

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:29 PM EST2017-11-21 22:29:25 GMT
    Reginald McCarty (Mobile County Metro Jail)Reginald McCarty (Mobile County Metro Jail)

    According to investigators, Reginald McCarty got into an argument over the price of services at Creative Collision on Old Shell Road. 

    According to investigators, Reginald McCarty got into an argument over the price of services at Creative Collision on Old Shell Road. 

  • Prichard Police Officer involved in deadly shooting speaks with MCSO

    Prichard Police Officer involved in deadly shooting spoke with MCSO

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-11-21 23:10:36 GMT
    Officer Johnathan Murphy (Credit: Josh Harlan, WALA FOX10 News)Officer Johnathan Murphy (Credit: Josh Harlan, WALA FOX10 News)

    The Prichard Police officer involved in Saturday night’s deadly shooting spoke with officials with the Mobile County Sheriff’s department on Tuesday, November 21.

    The Prichard Police officer involved in Saturday night’s deadly shooting spoke with officials with the Mobile County Sheriff’s department on Tuesday, November 21.

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