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  • Teen critically injured in Pensacola motorcycle crash

    Teen critically injured in Pensacola motorcycle crash

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:08:56 GMT

    A teenager was critically injured in a motorcycle crash in Pensacola Thursday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. 

    A teenager was critically injured in a motorcycle crash in Pensacola Thursday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. 

  • Saban responds to comment suggesting Hurts might transfer

    Saban responds to comment suggesting Hurts might transfer

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:13:57 GMT

    Alabama coach Nick Saban says he had a "very positive meeting" with the father of quarterback Jalen Hurts after a recent scrimmage.

    Alabama coach Nick Saban says he had a "very positive meeting" with the father of quarterback Jalen Hurts after a recent scrimmage.

  • Man on the run after fleeing from state troopers

    Man on the run after fleeing from state troopers

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:10 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:10:06 GMT

    A man is on the run tonight after a short chase in the area of Lott Road. 

    A man is on the run tonight after a short chase in the area of Lott Road. 

  • "I don't feel very safe:" Theodore mom wants justice after alleged attack

    "I don't feel very safe:" Theodore mom wants justice after alleged attack

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:36:14 GMT
    Mobile Police arrested Connor Rushing on April 1st, 2018.  Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail.Mobile Police arrested Connor Rushing on April 1st, 2018. Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail.
    Mobile Police arrested Connor Rushing on April 1st, 2018.  Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail.Mobile Police arrested Connor Rushing on April 1st, 2018. Photo: Mobile County Metro Jail.

    A desperate mother is coming to FOX10 News for help. She claims her hands are tied because some state laws are holding her back from protecting her family from their alleged attacker.

    A desperate mother is coming to FOX10 News for help. She claims her hands are tied because some state laws are holding her back from protecting her family from their alleged attacker.

  • City says shelter has until Monday to clear out before starting repairs

    City says shelter has until Monday to clear out before starting repairs

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:19:40 GMT

    About 16 people in Bayou La Batre, including children,  may be homeless come Monday. The city says "Christ N Us" ministries shelter has several code violations. The shelter says its complying with everything the city has asked now they're being unfairly put out.

    About 16 people in Bayou La Batre, including children,  may be homeless come Monday. The city says "Christ N Us" ministries shelter has several code violations. The shelter says its complying with everything the city has asked now they're being unfairly put out.

  • Young Champions: UMS-Wright baseball looks for three-peat

    Young Champions: UMS-Wright baseball looks for three-peat

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:10:09 GMT

    The UMS-Wright bulldogs start their trek at the post season tomorrow. 

    The UMS-Wright bulldogs start their trek at the post season tomorrow. 

  • Alabama executes 83-year-old Walter Moody

    Alabama executes 83-year-old Walter Moody

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:00:53 GMT
    Walter Leroy Moody, Jr. (Alabama Dept. of Corrections)Walter Leroy Moody, Jr. (Alabama Dept. of Corrections)
    Walter Leroy Moody, Jr. (Alabama Dept. of Corrections)Walter Leroy Moody, Jr. (Alabama Dept. of Corrections)

    Alabama has executed Walter Moody. Moody was scheduled to be executed at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. 

    Alabama has executed Walter Moody. Moody was scheduled to be executed at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. 

  • Reaction to $5000 reward in Anesa Baker case

    Reaction to $5000 reward in Anesa Baker case

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:09:53 GMT
    Photo: FOX10 NewsPhoto: FOX10 News
    Photo: FOX10 NewsPhoto: FOX10 News

    Many people are talking about the reward being offered by Mobile Police for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the shooting that resulted in the death of  the 15 year old.

    Will it make a difference?

    Many people are talking about the reward being offered by Mobile Police for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for the shooting that resulted in the death of  the 15 year old.

    Will it make a difference?

  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Couple arrested thanks to tips from FOX10 viewers

    CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Couple arrested thanks to tips from FOX10 viewers

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:41:17 GMT

    Thanks to your tips, Mobile Police arrested a man from a "Caught in the Act" segment we did earlier this week.

    Thanks to your tips, Mobile Police arrested a man from a "Caught in the Act" segment we did earlier this week.

  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Men take refrigerator from home in broad daylight

    CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Men take refrigerator from home in broad daylight

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:39:38 GMT

    It happened in broad daylight, which is one reason why investigators believe the men were posing as contractors.

    It happened in broad daylight, which is one reason why investigators believe the men were posing as contractors.

  • Baybears homestand continues -- Game 4 tonight

    Baybears homestand continues -- Game 4 tonight

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:10:00 GMT
    The Mobile BayBears host game 4 of a 10 game homestand tonight at Hank Aaron Stadium. General Manager Chris Morgan stopped by our studio during FOX10 News at 4 p.m. to talk about all the things going on at The Hank!The Mobile BayBears host game 4 of a 10 game homestand tonight at Hank Aaron Stadium. General Manager Chris Morgan stopped by our studio during FOX10 News at 4 p.m. to talk about all the things going on at The Hank!
    The Mobile BayBears host game 4 of a 10 game homestand tonight at Hank Aaron Stadium. General Manager Chris Morgan stopped by our studio during FOX10 News at 4 p.m. to talk about all the things going on at The Hank!The Mobile BayBears host game 4 of a 10 game homestand tonight at Hank Aaron Stadium. General Manager Chris Morgan stopped by our studio during FOX10 News at 4 p.m. to talk about all the things going on at The Hank!

    The Mobile BayBears host game 4 of a 10 game homestand tonight at Hank Aaron Stadium. General Manager Chris Morgan stopped by our studio during FOX10 News at 4 p.m. to talk about all the things going on at The Hank!  

    The Mobile BayBears host game 4 of a 10 game homestand tonight at Hank Aaron Stadium. General Manager Chris Morgan stopped by our studio during FOX10 News at 4 p.m. to talk about all the things going on at The Hank!  

  • MPD needs help locating a 39-year-old Mobile man

    MPD needs help locating a 39-year-old Mobile man

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:58:23 GMT
    The Mobile Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate 39-year-old Sharvin Simpson who was reported missing by his cousin.  Photo: MPDThe Mobile Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate 39-year-old Sharvin Simpson who was reported missing by his cousin. Photo: MPD
    The Mobile Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate 39-year-old Sharvin Simpson who was reported missing by his cousin.  Photo: MPDThe Mobile Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate 39-year-old Sharvin Simpson who was reported missing by his cousin. Photo: MPD

    The Mobile Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate 39-year-old Sharvin Simpson who was reported missing by his cousin.

    The Mobile Police Department is seeking the public's help to locate 39-year-old Sharvin Simpson who was reported missing by his cousin.

  • Mobile man wanted for reportedly beating his uncle to death

    Mobile man wanted for reportedly beating his uncle to death

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:46:38 GMT
    William Cash is wanted for the murder of his uncle Freddie Blackmon (Photo courtesy MCSO)William Cash is wanted for the murder of his uncle Freddie Blackmon (Photo courtesy MCSO)

    The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding reported murderer, William Earl Cash. 

    The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding reported murderer, William Earl Cash. 

  • MAWSS alerts West Mobile customers to possible water issues

    MAWSS alerts West Mobile customers to possible water issues

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:17:20 GMT
    Waterline break on Snow Road S, just north of Airport Boulevard. Photo: Guy Turnbow, FOX10 News.Waterline break on Snow Road S, just north of Airport Boulevard. Photo: Guy Turnbow, FOX10 News.
    Waterline break on Snow Road S, just north of Airport Boulevard. Photo: Guy Turnbow, FOX10 News.Waterline break on Snow Road S, just north of Airport Boulevard. Photo: Guy Turnbow, FOX10 News.

    Mobile Area Water & Sewer System (MAWSS) is making an emergency repair to a 12” water main break on Snow Road S, just north of Airport Boulevard.

    Mobile Area Water & Sewer System (MAWSS) is making an emergency repair to a 12” water main break on Snow Road S, just north of Airport Boulevard.

  • Shellfish growing areas closed in Mobile and Baldwin County

    Shellfish growing areas closed in Mobile and Baldwin County

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:56:56 GMT
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties. Photo: Mobile County Health DepartmentThe Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties. Photo: Mobile County Health Department
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties. Photo: Mobile County Health DepartmentThe Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties. Photo: Mobile County Health Department

    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed shellfish growing waters in Baldwin and Mobile counties.

    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed shellfish growing waters in Baldwin and Mobile counties.

  • Woman leaves baby in car for over an hour while reportedly shoplifting

    Woman leaves baby in car for over an hour while reportedly shoplifting

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:44:26 GMT
    38-year-old Jeana Barlas was arrested and charged with petty theft, child neglect and leaving a child unattended in a car for more than 15 minutes.  Photo: OCSO38-year-old Jeana Barlas was arrested and charged with petty theft, child neglect and leaving a child unattended in a car for more than 15 minutes. Photo: OCSO

    A Fort Walton Beach woman was arrested and charged with petty theft, child neglect and leaving a child unattended in a car for more than 15 minutes. 

    A Fort Walton Beach woman was arrested and charged with petty theft, child neglect and leaving a child unattended in a car for more than 15 minutes. 

  • Kidnapping and burglary suspect wanted by MPD

    Kidnapping and burglary suspect wanted by MPD

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:18:09 GMT
    Mobile Police is asking for the public’s help in locating 40-year-old Daven Jones who is wanted for kidnapping first degree, burglary first degree, and three counts of menacing. Photo: MPDMobile Police is asking for the public’s help in locating 40-year-old Daven Jones who is wanted for kidnapping first degree, burglary first degree, and three counts of menacing. Photo: MPD

    The Mobile Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 40-year-old Daven Jones who is wanted for kidnapping first degree, burglary first degree, and three counts of menacing.

    The Mobile Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 40-year-old Daven Jones who is wanted for kidnapping first degree, burglary first degree, and three counts of menacing.

  • Mobile County Commission expected to approve soccer complex

    Mobile County Commission expected to approve soccer complex

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:02:33 GMT

    The Mobile County Commission is expected to approve three agenda items involving the highly anticipated Mobile County Soccer Complex at its meeting Tuesday, April 24 at 9:30 a.m. 

    The Mobile County Commission is expected to approve three agenda items involving the highly anticipated Mobile County Soccer Complex at its meeting Tuesday, April 24 at 9:30 a.m. 

  • Soldier arrested on child sexual battery charges

    Soldier arrested on child sexual battery charges

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:24:01 GMT
    Crestview Police, working in cooperation with the U.S. Army CID arrested 33-year-old William Mrozek on child sexual battery charges. Photo: Crestview police.Crestview Police, working in cooperation with the U.S. Army CID arrested 33-year-old William Mrozek on child sexual battery charges. Photo: Crestview police.

    The Crestview Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, working in cooperation with the U.S. Army CID in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, yesterday arrested a 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) soldier on two counts of sexual battery on a person less than 12-years-old by a person over 18, and one count of child abuse without causing great bodily harm.

    The Crestview Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, working in cooperation with the U.S. Army CID in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, yesterday arrested a 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) soldier on two counts of sexual battery on a person less than 12-years-old by a person over 18, and one count of child abuse without causing great bodily harm.

  • $5k reward offered in Grand Hall shooting

    $5k reward offered in Grand Hall shooting

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:16:04 GMT
    Grand Hall shootingGrand Hall shooting

    The Mobile Police Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the shooting at The Grand Hall.

    The Mobile Police Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the shooting at The Grand Hall.

  • ALDOT to resurface portion of I-10 beginning Sunday

    ALDOT to resurface portion of I-10 beginning Sunday

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:39:09 GMT

    The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will begin a maintenance resurfacing project on I-10 in Mobile County beginning Sunday April 22, 2018.

    The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will begin a maintenance resurfacing project on I-10 in Mobile County beginning Sunday April 22, 2018.

  • 14 girls taken to Strickland after fight at middle school

    14 girls taken to Strickland after fight at middle school

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:12:22 GMT

    The Mobile Police Department says 14 juvenile girls were taken to Strickland Youth Center after a fight Thursday morning at Booker T. Washington Middle School.

    The Mobile Police Department says 14 juvenile girls were taken to Strickland Youth Center after a fight Thursday morning at Booker T. Washington Middle School.

  • MPD invites public to Community Outreach Event

    MPD invites public to Community Outreach Event

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:04:50 GMT

    The Mobile Police Department says the event's purpose is to help create strong police-community ties.

    The Mobile Police Department says the event's purpose is to help create strong police-community ties.

  • Alabama and Notre Dame to meet in regular season play

    Alabama and Notre Dame to meet in regular season play

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:31:46 GMT

    After many years, the Crimson Tide and the Fighting Irish will again meet on their respective home fields during regular season play, according to announcements by Alabama and Notre Dame.

    After many years, the Crimson Tide and the Fighting Irish will again meet on their respective home fields during regular season play, according to announcements by Alabama and Notre Dame.

  • O'Rourke Elementary School put on lockdown

    O'Rourke Elementary School put on lockdown

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:55:22 GMT
    O'Rourke Elementary School (Photo: Kendra Turley, FOX10 News)O'Rourke Elementary School (Photo: Kendra Turley, FOX10 News)

    O'Rourke Elementary School was placed on lockdown Thursday morning. 

    O'Rourke Elementary School was placed on lockdown Thursday morning. 

  • WCSO seeking information on absconded sex offender

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:44:19 GMT
    Authorities in Walton County are asking for the public’s help in locating an absconded sexual offender.Authorities in Walton County are asking for the public’s help in locating an absconded sexual offender.
    Authorities in Walton County are asking for the public’s help in locating an absconded sexual offender.Authorities in Walton County are asking for the public’s help in locating an absconded sexual offender.

    Authorities in Walton County are asking for the public’s help in locating an absconded sexual offender. Jeffrey Bryan Way, 41, is currently wanted for failure to register a new address. 

    Authorities in Walton County are asking for the public’s help in locating an absconded sexual offender. Jeffrey Bryan Way, 41, is currently wanted for failure to register a new address. 

  • Neighbors in Need: Community helps Clarke County flood victims

    Neighbors in Need: Community helps Clarke County flood victims

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:35:49 GMT

    FOX10 news is committed to helping this weekend's flood victims recover. We partnered with Volunteers of American Southeast for a supply drive. Thanks to so many community members, it was a complete success.

    FOX10 news is committed to helping this weekend's flood victims recover. We partnered with Volunteers of American Southeast for a supply drive. Thanks to so many community members, it was a complete success.

  • Candidates take issue with Gov. Ivey's absence from GOP debates

    Candidates take issue with Gov. Ivey's absence from GOP debates

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:31:38 GMT
    Governor Ivey absent from GOP debate in Birmingham. Source: Al.com/WBMAGovernor Ivey absent from GOP debate in Birmingham. Source: Al.com/WBMA

    There was an empty podium at Wednesday night's GOP Gubernatorial debate, so Governor Kay Ivey's snub certainly didn't go unnoticed. The moderator and the candidates also made sure to mention the governor's absence.

    There was an empty podium at Wednesday night's GOP Gubernatorial debate, so Governor Kay Ivey's snub certainly didn't go unnoticed. The moderator and the candidates also made sure to mention the governor's absence.

  • Young Champions: Local sisters make a splash

    Young Champions: Local sisters make a splash

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:03:40 GMT

    "My first impression of the Sim girls is they love being in the pool and they love to swim,” 

    "My first impression of the Sim girls is they love being in the pool and they love to swim,” 

  • Toy Drive helping continue fallen Ofc. Justin Billa's tradition

    Toy Drive helping continue fallen Ofc. Justin Billa's tradition

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:45:28 GMT
    Toy drive honoring fallen MPD Ofc. Justin Billa. Source: FOX 10 NewsToy drive honoring fallen MPD Ofc. Justin Billa. Source: FOX 10 News

    Nearly two months after Officer Justin Billa was shot and killed in the line of duty, the Mobile Police Department and the community continue to honor his life and legacy. As FOX 10 News Reporter Lee Peck shows us, it was "Toys for Billa" -- a cause that was dear to his heart that will now live on.  

    Nearly two months after Officer Justin Billa was shot and killed in the line of duty, the Mobile Police Department and the community continue to honor his life and legacy. As FOX 10 News Reporter Lee Peck shows us, it was "Toys for Billa" -- a cause that was dear to his heart that will now live on.  

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