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  • Pair of Amber Alerts Issued Over Weekend

    Pair of Amber Alerts Issued Over Weekend

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:23:01 GMT
    If you had a Smartphone anywhere near you Saturday night, you may have been startled by an Amber Alert that was issued at about 11:30 p.m.
    If you had a Smartphone anywhere near you Saturday night, you may have been startled by an Amber Alert that was issued at about 11:30 p.m.
  • Goodbye, Summer!

    Goodbye, Summer!

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:57:29 GMT

    Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and wraps up the beach tourist season in South Baldwin County.  

    Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and wraps up the beach tourist season in South Baldwin County.  

  • Labor Day Parade Draws Big Crowd

    Labor Day Parade Draws Big Crowd

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:04:42 GMT
    The 69th annual Southwest Alabama Labor Council Labor Day Parade drew one of the biggest crowds in the past five years.
    The 69th annual Southwest Alabama Labor Council Labor Day Parade drew one of the biggest crowds in the past five years.
  • Scam Tricks You Into Giving Bank Information

    Scam Tricks You Into Giving Bank Information

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:34:40 GMT

    When you write a check, scammers then have all the information they need to wipe out your bank account.

    When you write a check, scammers then have all the information they need to wipe out your bank account.

  • Large Turnout Expected For Budget Hearing

    Large Turnout Expected For Budget Hearing

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:17:43 GMT

    From raises to cuts everything's on the table Tuesday evening. The Mobile City Council will hold a public hearing on the budget at 5:30 Tuesday.

    From raises to cuts everything's on the table Tuesday evening. The Mobile City Council will hold a public hearing on the budget at 5:30 Tuesday.


  • Daphne's Olivia Buchanan Crowned Distinguished Young Woman

    Daphne's Olivia Buchanan Crowned Distinguished Young Woman

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:12:16 GMT
    WKRG News 5 wants to congratulate Daphne High School's Olivia Buchanan. She beat out 19 other Baldwin County Senior girls to win The Baldwin County Distinguished Young Woman competition.
    WKRG News 5 wants to congratulate Daphne High School's Olivia Buchanan. She beat out 19 other Baldwin County Senior girls to win The Baldwin County Distinguished Young Woman competition.
  • Paddling for a Cure

    Paddling for a Cure

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:08:17 GMT
    Two young men who are raising money to fight diabetes ended a 1,000 mile journey in the Mobile River Delta Sunday.
    Two young men who are raising money to fight diabetes ended a 1,000 mile journey in the Mobile River Delta Sunday.
  • Bikers Hope First Bike Lane Won't Be The Last

    Bikers Hope First Bike Lane Won't Be The Last

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:28:02 GMT

    Downtown Mobile's first bike lane is on St. Louis Street and bikers made good use of it Sunday.

    Downtown Mobile's first bike lane is on St. Louis Street and bikers made good use of it Sunday.

  • Missing Child Found Safe in Prichard

    Missing Child Found Safe in Prichard

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:47:43 GMT
    Saturday night, the Fairfield Police Department issued a nationwide Amber Alert for 9-year-old Rashud Felix.
    Saturday night, the Fairfield Police Department issued a nationwide Amber Alert for 9-year-old Rashud Felix.
  • VIDEO: Battle of the Shark and Stingray

    VIDEO: Battle of the Shark and Stingray

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:46:16 GMT
    A group in Destin, Florida catch a hammerhead shark's lunchtime on camera.
    A group in Destin, Florida catch a hammerhead shark's lunchtime on camera.
  • Bengals Put QB McCarron on Injured List

    Bengals Put QB McCarron on Injured List

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:28:09 GMT
    The Cincinnati Bengals put quarterback AJ McCarron on the injury list Saturday as they got down to the 53-man roster limit, making the fifth-round pick ineligible to practice for the first six weeks of the season.
    The Cincinnati Bengals put quarterback AJ McCarron on the injury list Saturday as they got down to the 53-man roster limit, making the fifth-round pick ineligible to practice for the first six weeks of the season.
  • Mother Seeks Justice For Murdered Daughter

    Mother Seeks Justice For Murdered Daughter

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-08-31 00:19:46 GMT
    A mother is seeking justice for her daughter who was shot to death inside her home.
    A mother is seeking justice for her daughter who was shot to death inside her home.
  • Troopers Investigating Deadly Car Accident

    Troopers Investigating Deadly Car Accident

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:40:27 GMT
    Alabama State Troopers are investigating a deadly car accident.
    Alabama State Troopers are investigating a deadly car accident.
  • Details Emerge in Death of 5-Year-Old Girl

    Details Emerge in Death of 5-Year-Old Girl

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:13:32 GMT
    The man suspected in the death of a little five-year-old girl in Gulfport went before a judge Friday.
    The man suspected in the death of a little five-year-old girl in Gulfport went before a judge Friday.
  • Baldwin County Employees Get Pay Raises

    Baldwin County Employees Get Pay Raises

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:21:35 GMT

    The Baldwin County Commission has approved a 1% cost of living adjustment for all county employees.

    The Baldwin County Commission has approved a 1% cost of living adjustment for all county employees.

  • Labor Day Underway at Baldwin Beaches

    Labor Day Underway at Baldwin Beaches

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:22:51 GMT
    A big weekend ahead for coastal communities as thousands are headed for one last big blow out of the summer.
    A big weekend ahead for coastal communities as thousands are headed for one last big blow out of the summer.

  • Curved TVs: The Next Big Thing?

    Curved TVs: The Next Big Thing?

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:43:59 GMT
    In this News 5 Web Center Report, technology reporter J.B. Biunno checks out some televisions that are ahead of the curve.
    In this News 5 Web Center Report, technology reporter J.B. Biunno checks out some televisions that are ahead of the curve.
  • Vigor Student Charged with Attempted Murder

    Vigor Student Charged with Attempted Murder

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:57:25 GMT
    The teenage student accused of attempting to shoot another student at Vigor High School on Wednesday is facing attempted murder charges.
    The teenage student accused of attempting to shoot another student at Vigor High School on Wednesday is facing attempted murder charges.
  • BREAKING: Deadly Accident on I-10 in Grand Bay

    BREAKING: Deadly Accident on I-10 in Grand Bay

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:39:53 GMT
    DEVELOPING STORY: News 5 is at the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate-10 eastbound in Grand Bay.
    DEVELOPING STORY: News 5 is at the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate-10 eastbound in Grand Bay.
  • Chickasaw Police Say MRAP is Just a Tool

    Chickasaw Police Say MRAP is Just a Tool

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:24:01 GMT
    News 5 got a close up look at a huge, half million dollar piece of equipment Chickasaw Police have at their disposal.
    News 5 got a close up look at a huge, half million dollar piece of equipment Chickasaw Police have at their disposal.
  • AltaPointe's CEO on Proposed Budget Cuts

    AltaPointe's CEO on Proposed Budget Cuts

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:34:32 GMT
    Non-profit agencies are trying to figure out how to survive in the face of drastic funding cuts in the Mobile mayor's new budget. One group being threatened helps people who struggle with mental health issues, substance abuse, and developmental disability.
    Non-profit agencies are trying to figure out how to survive in the face of drastic funding cuts in the Mobile mayor's new budget. One group being threatened helps people who struggle with mental health issues, substance abuse, and developmental disability.
  • Holiday Police Patrols On Baldwin Beach Express

    Holiday Police Patrols On Baldwin Beach Express

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:16:10 GMT

    If you're using the new Baldwin Beach Express to get to Orange Beach Labor Day weekend, watch out for increased police patrols.

    If you're using the new Baldwin Beach Express to get to Orange Beach Labor Day weekend, watch out for increased police patrols.

  • Sessions Blasts Obama On Illegal Immigration

    Sessions Blasts Obama On Illegal Immigration

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:11:27 GMT
    Senator Jeff Sessions says President Obama is acting “unlawfully” when the president talks about an executive amnesty for undocumented immigrants.
    Senator Jeff Sessions says President Obama is acting “unlawfully” when the president talks about an executive amnesty for undocumented immigrants.
  • On Track for Another Record Season

    On Track for Another Record Season

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:01:21 GMT
    The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the end of the summer tourists season along Alabama beaches and according to tourism officials it's been another one for the record books.
    The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the end of the summer tourists season along Alabama beaches and according to tourism officials it's been another one for the record books.

  • Fifteen People Arrested In Prostitution Sting

    Fifteen People Arrested In Prostitution Sting

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:36:02 GMT
    The Escambia Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit conducted an undercover sting operation
    The Escambia Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit conducted an undercover sting operation
  • Drones Taking Off on Gulf Coast

    Drones Taking Off on Gulf Coast

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:37:05 GMT
    People who attended the Kenny Chesney concert noticed something odd in the sky. That includes Kenny Chesney himself, who couldn't help but smile at the flying robot hovering towards his face.
    People who attended the Kenny Chesney concert noticed something odd in the sky. That includes Kenny Chesney himself, who couldn't help but smile at the flying robot hovering towards his face.
  • 2 Arrested in Spice Bust

    2 Arrested in Spice Bust

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:01:40 GMT
    Officers seized three handguns, an altered shotgun, an assault rifle, cash, tactical gear and over 160 packs of spice.
    Officers seized three handguns, an altered shotgun, an assault rifle, cash, tactical gear and over 160 packs of spice.
  • 3 Robbed in 2 Locations in Oakleigh Neighborhood

    3 Robbed in 2 Locations in Oakleigh Neighborhood

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:48:47 GMT
    Mobile Police say three people were robbed in two different locations this morningin the Oakleigh neighborhood in midtown Mobile.
    Mobile Police say three people were robbed in two different locations this morning in the Oakleigh neighborhood in midtown Mobile.
  • Challenge Brings Cold, Hard Cash

    Challenge Brings Cold, Hard Cash

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-08-28 11:02:49 GMT

    Ice Bucket Challenge brings in close to $100M 

    Ice Bucket Challenge brings in close to $100M 

  • Vigor Faculty Takes Down Attempted Shooter

    Vigor Faculty Takes Down Attempted Shooter

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:18:57 GMT
    An argument at Vigor high school ended with one student pulling a gun on another.
    An argument at Vigor high school ended with one student pulling a gun on another.
  • All You Need To Know About Migrant Work Visas

    All You Need To Know About Migrant Work Visas

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:17:14 GMT

    News 5 talked to a foreign labor contractor about the federal government's H2a work visa program.

    News 5 talked to a foreign labor contractor about the federal government's H2a work visa program.

  • Police Say They Didn’t Harass Hispanic Workers

    Police Say They Didn’t Harass Hispanic Workers

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:12:51 GMT
    Fairhope police have been accused of racial profiling and harassing migrant workers after they received concerned calls from the public.
    Fairhope police have been accused of racial profiling and harassing migrant workers after they received concerned calls from the public.
  • Map Puts City Needs In Perspective

    Map Puts City Needs In Perspective

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:18:22 GMT

    A map from the Stimpson administration shows more than 800 red dots where repairs are needed. The mayor says he's trying to drive home the point that infrastructure needs can't be ignored anymore.

    A map from the Stimpson administration shows more than 800 red dots where repairs are needed. The mayor says he's trying to drive home the point that infrastructure needs can't be ignored anymore.


  • No Testimony from Baldwin DA

    No Testimony from Baldwin DA

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:04:56 GMT
    Details of an alleged sexual relationship between Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon and an investigator in her office will have to wait and may not happen at all. A defense attorney is using the alleged affair as part of his trial strategy.
    Details of an alleged sexual relationship between Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon and an investigator in her office will have to wait and may not happen at all. A defense attorney is using the alleged affair as part of his trial strategy.

  • Student Pulls Gun On Another Student

    Student Pulls Gun On Another Student

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:35:18 GMT
    DEVELOPING STORY: Prichard police say a 14-year-old student took a gun to Vigor High School and pulled it on another student during a fight. Police say the student tried to fire the gun twice, but school leaders stepped in before anyone was hurt. It is not clear at this time if the gun was working or if the safety was on. Students told News 5's Avery Cotton the fight happened in the hallway and chaos erupted.This all happened around 10:15 A.M. News 5 obtained exclusive video of a school leade...
    DEVELOPING STORY: Prichard police say a 14-year-old student took a gun to Vigor High School and pulled it on another student during a fight. Police say the student tried to fire the gun twice, but school leaders stepped in before anyone was hurt. It is not clear at this time if the gun was working or if the safety was on. Students told News 5's Avery Cotton the fight happened in the hallway and chaos erupted.This all happened around 10:15 A.M. News 5 obtained exclusive video of a school leade...
  • Man Wanted For Indecent Exposure

    Man Wanted For Indecent Exposure

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:59:30 GMT
    Saraland Police are looking for a man, they say, exposed himself in public.
    Saraland Police are looking for a man, they say, exposed himself in public.
  • Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities

    Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:10:58 GMT
    Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report.
    Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report.
  • Operation Button Pusher

    Operation Button Pusher

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:14:28 GMT

    Three-year joint drug investigation in Baldwin County ends with 24 people arrested and sentenced to federal prison

    Three-year joint drug investigation in Baldwin County ends with 24 people arrested and sentenced to federal prison

  • Don't Break Cecilia's Heart!

    Don't Break Cecilia's Heart!

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:21:29 GMT
    Our Pet of the Week is a two year old pug-mix named Cecilia. She is absolutely adorable. We love that little under bite! She is a doll! She is crate-trained. She is very good with people. When adopted, she will be spayed, vaccinated, and micro-chipped.If you are interested in adopting Cecilia, call the Mobile SPCA at (251)633-3531.
    Our Pet of the Week is a two year old pug-mix named Cecilia. She is absolutely adorable. We love that little under bite! She is a doll! She is crate-trained. She is very good with people. When adopted, she will be spayed, vaccinated, and micro-chipped.If you are interested in adopting Cecilia, call the Mobile SPCA at (251)633-3531.
  • Residents Voice Opinions Ahead of OB School Vote

    Residents Voice Opinions Ahead of OB School Vote

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:00:46 GMT
    Several hundred Orange Beach residents showed up to learn about the city's plan to split from Baldwin County Schools Tuesday night.
    Several hundred Orange Beach residents showed up to learn about the city's plan to split from Baldwin County Schools Tuesday night.
  • Hispanics On Temporary Work Visas Claim Police Harassment

    Hispanics On Temporary Work Visas Claim Police Harassment

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:51:45 GMT

    Migrant workers on legal, temporary work visas claim they were harassed by officers with the Fairhope Police Dept. 

    Migrant workers on legal, temporary work visas claim they were harassed by officers with the Fairhope Police Dept. 

  • Local Pharmacy Busted for Codeine

    Local Pharmacy Busted for Codeine

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:13:29 GMT
    The owner, Donald Scarcliff, is charged with illegally selling codeine from the location.
    The owner, Donald Scarcliff, is charged with illegally selling codeine from the location.
  • Mayor’s Youtube Videos Explain Budget Spending

    Mayor’s Youtube Videos Explain Budget Spending

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:55:22 GMT

    Mayor Sandy Stimpson is posting videos to Facebook that explain why the city is spending money on certain capital items.

    Mayor Sandy Stimpson is posting videos to Facebook that explain why the city is spending money on certain capital items.

  • Mobile City Retirees And Non-Profits Speak Out On Cuts

    Mobile City Retirees And Non-Profits Speak Out On Cuts

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:12:18 GMT

    Whether you were at the Mobile City Council meeting or finance committee the message was the same. People wanted cuts to come from somewhere else.

    Whether you were at the Mobile City Council meeting or finance committee the message was the same. People wanted cuts to come from somewhere else.


  • Red Snapper Debate Continues

    Red Snapper Debate Continues

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:35:19 GMT
    Red snapper season has come and gone but the fight to land more fish continues. Now state officials have the numbers to back up what they have been saying all along.
    Red snapper season has come and gone but the fight to land more fish continues. Now state officials have the numbers to back up what they have been saying all along.

  • Red Snapper Totals Lower Than Estimates

    Red Snapper Totals Lower Than Estimates

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:47:43 GMT
    The Alabama Red Snapper Reporting program estimates that 418,000 pounds of red snapper were landed in Alabama through June 30.
    The Alabama Red Snapper Reporting program estimates that 418,000 pounds of red snapper were landed in Alabama through June 30.
  • Baldwin County Man Arrested in Stabbing Death

    Baldwin County Man Arrested in Stabbing Death

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:18:50 GMT
    Authorities have arrested a man that was wanted out of Escambia County, Florida in connection with a deadly stabbing on Sunday.
    Authorities have arrested a man that was wanted out of Escambia County, Florida in connection with a deadly stabbing on Sunday.
  • Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast

    Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:08:48 GMT
    Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast. This 30 minute program chronicles the arrival and aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, in 2004 on the Gulf Coast. Ivan was a historic storm that changed the way we plan for hurricanes. See the anticipation, the preparation, the evacuation and the devastation.
    Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast. This 30 minute program chronicles the arrival and aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, in 2004 on the Gulf Coast. Ivan was a historic storm that changed the way we plan for hurricanes. See the anticipation, the preparation, the evacuation and the devastation.
  • Atmore Wind Damage was a Downburst

    Atmore Wind Damage was a Downburst

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-01 20:07:38 GMT
    Tree damage from thunderstorm downburst.Tree damage from thunderstorm downburst.
    A preliminary National Weather Service survey of the wind damage in Atmore on March 16, 2014 judges it to be a downburst. A downburst is a burst of straight-line wind from a thunderstorm. In this case it was a very small and brief burst of wind so it is classified as a microburst. Downbursts are not unusual but this one was strong. Here is the storm survey...
    A preliminary National Weather Service survey of the wind damage in Atmore on March 16, 2014 judges it to be a downburst. A downburst is a burst of straight-line wind from a thunderstorm. In this case it was a very small and brief burst of wind so it is classified as a microburst. Downbursts are not unusual but this one was strong. Here is the storm survey...
  • WWII and Korean Veterans Honored at Reese's Senior Bowl

    WWII and Korean Veterans Honored at Reese's Senior Bowl

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 11:25 AM EST2014-01-14 16:25:46 GMT
    Veterans of World War Two and Korea will be among those being honored before this year's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile. 
    Veterans of World War Two and Korea will be among those being honored before this year's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile. 
  • Pensacola Woman Dies from Flu

    Pensacola Woman Dies from Flu

    Sunday, January 12 2014 6:31 PM EST2014-01-12 23:31:31 GMT
    A woman from Pensacola has died from the flu.
    A woman from Pensacola has died from the flu.
  • Bradley Byrne Joins House of Representatives

    Bradley Byrne Joins House of Representatives

    Wednesday, January 8 2014 6:09 PM EST2014-01-08 23:09:13 GMT
    After five months, Lower Alabama is once again represented in Congress. Bradley Byrne was sworn-in Wednesday afternoon on the floor of the House of Representatives. 
    After five months, Lower Alabama is once again represented in Congress. Bradley Byrne was sworn-in Wednesday afternoon on the floor of the House of Representatives. 
  • Shellfish Waters Closed In Mobile & Baldwin

    Shellfish Waters Closed In Mobile & Baldwin

    Thursday, January 2 2014 6:04 PM EST2014-01-02 23:04:26 GMT
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties.
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties.
  • Police Ask For Help Identifying Body

    Police Ask For Help Identifying Body

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 7:09 AM EST2013-12-31 12:09:31 GMT
    Fort Walton Beach police are asking for help identifying a man found dead in Choctawhatchee Bay.
    Fort Walton Beach police are asking for help identifying a man found dead in Choctawhatchee Bay.
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