Cailee Knight is the latest child victim of gun violence, but she’s hardly the first. Over the past few years, an alarming number of children have been shot in Mobile. There have been more than a half-dozen shootings since 2021 that have injured or killed children. They all have one thing in common: None were the intended targets.
Multiple knives were found among evidence seized by law enforcement over the weekend after two people criminally trespassed at an Alabama prison facility, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.
The fatal shooting of a young child in Mobile drew strong reactions at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, which featured a testy exchange over policing tactics Council members and citizens, alike, expressed anguish over Mobile’s latest heartbreak – a 9-year-old girl gunned down inside her own home.
Some of the Alabama Department of Revenue’s services will be temporarily unavailable in the coming days as the department transitions to a new motor vehicle and vessel software system, the ALDOR said Tuesday.