MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities are investigating after a woman was shot in the legs while driving on Interstate 10 in Mobile.
According to police, a woman was driving on I-10 at around 10 p.m.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Police say a premature fetus was found Wednesday night at a wastewater treatment facility in Mobile, according to police.
A worker with the Mobile Area Water and Sewer System discovered the fetus in a machine that screens wastewater at the plant, news outlets reported.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — New Orleans music group Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will be the headline band as MoonPie Over Mobile on New Year’s Eve.
Event organizers made the announcement Wednesday in Mobile.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Liz Dowe Filmore will replace Jo Bonner as Gov. Kay Ivey's chief of staff, becoming the first female to hold the position in Alabama, Ivey's office said Monday.
Filmore, previously the top deputy in the position, has been an advisor to Ivey since 2013, when she worked on Ivey's re-election campaign for lieutenant governor.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Nearly two years after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Carnival Cruise Lines is restarting operations in Mobile.
Carnival said Thursday that all 22 of its U.S.-based ships will be back in operation by March 2022, with the Carnival Sensation sailing out of Mobile on March 5, the first Saturday of the month, AL.com reported.
LINDEN, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey and other officials held a ceremony Friday to break ground on a project to construct a four-lane highway spanning rural western Alabama from north to south.
Expected to cost some $758 million over five years, the West Alabama Corridor project will provide an interstate-type highway that will eventually connect Mobile and Tuscaloosa.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey's chief of staff, former U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner, was named president of the University of South Alabama on Wednesday over two candidates with more degrees and experience in higher education.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — With cases of COVID-19 on the decline yet still less than half the state's residents fully vaccinated, plans are underway for next year's Mardi Gras celebration in Mobile with parades, float and balls.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear appeals from two doctors who were convicted of illegally distributing pain medication after writing thousands of prescriptions in short periods.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A federal jury in Louisiana convicted an Alabama man on Tuesday of creating child pornography by coercing a girl under age 12 to send him sexually explicit images of herself.
William Malone, 45, of Mobile, was convicted in Lafayette on five counts of producing child pornography and two related charges, federal prosecutors said in a news release.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama apartment complex was paid a visit by an unusual guest as children were coming home from school Monday afternoon: an alligator that crawled out of a storm drain.
Kenisha Miller and her boyfriend, Anthony Patterson, told WKRG-TV that they were driving home when they stopped to do a double-take in a downtown Mobile neighborhood.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The mayors of Alabama's 10 largest cities are holding two days of meetings in the capital to discuss legislative priorities and other issues.
A statement from the city of Montgomery says Mayor Steven Reed will play host for the gathering, which begins Sunday and continues Monday.
TROY, Ala. (AP) — A football player at Troy University was arrested on a charge of interfering in the search for a man accused in a shooting that injured five people during a high school football game in Mobile, authorities said.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A dispute between two groups from two weeks earlier sparked a shooting that injured five people during a high school football game in Alabama, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Three teens accused of attempted murder initially entered the game between Vigor and Williamson high schools unarmed but then left and two returned with guns once metal detectors were removed from Ladd-Peebles Stadium, prosecutor Jennifer Wright told a hearing, news outlets reported.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police on Monday released the name of a third man wanted in an Alabama shooting that wounded two adults and three teenagers outside a high school football game.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a 19-year-old man has been arrested in a shooting that wounded five people near a stadium where a high school football game was being played.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Four people were wounded in a shooting near a high school football game in Alabama, police said.
The shooting happened Friday night near the exit ramp at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, police Chief Paul Prine told reporters.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Longtime residents of the Mobile community called “Africatown USA” recall the days when it was a beehive of activity, with Black descendants of the last slave ship to land in the United States tending gardens, running businesses and filling churches.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jurors acquitted a man on a federal charge in the slaying of an Alabama police officer in 2019 but convicted him on two lesser weapons charges.
Marco Perez, who still faces a state capital murder charge in the killing of Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder, was found not guilty of obstructing justice by killing a witness.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Voters elected a living challenger over a deceased incumbent, who still managed to garner a sizeable chunk of the vote, in a runoff Tuesday for the Mobile City Council.
News outlets report that William Carroll defeated deceased Mobile City Council member Levon Manzie.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The top Roman Catholic church official for south Alabama, Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi, tested positive for COVID-19 and is quarantining at home, the church said Tuesday.
While Rodi's flu-like symptoms were mild, everyone who came in close contact with him has been notified, according to a statement by the Archdiocese of Mobile.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman whose 9-month-old daughter died has filed suit against the hospital where she was born claiming it did not disclose that its computer systems had been crippled by a cyberattack, which resulted in diminished care that resulted in the baby's death.
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — Three Mississippi cities and Birmingham, Alabama have been awarded grants to improve their train stations ahead of the planned return of Amtrak service to the Gulf Coast.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A woman has been charged with reckless endangerment after her gun went off as she was attacked by two other women in a Walmart in Mobile, authorities said.
The gunshot struck her relative — a 5-year-old boy — in the foot on Tuesday, Al.com reported.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A former armored truck driver admitted he staged a phony robbery with two others in Alabama was sentenced to two years in federal prison Monday.
Jonah Bessard, 26, had pleaded guilty earlier this year to the Jan.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The president of the Mobile City Council, two-term council member Levon Manzie, has died, the city said in a statement Monday.
Manzie, a fourth-generation minister who was seeking re-election, was 38.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — An early Saturday shooting at a Mississippi casino has left one person dead and another in custody, Biloxi Police said.
It happened around 12:30 a.m. inside the Golden Nugget Casino.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A man was shot and killed near a sports bar in Mobile over the weekend, authorities said.
The 22-year-old man died after being shot near the Stadium Sports Bar Saturday night, Al.com reported.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police are investigating the slaying of a teenage boy found lying in the road after he was shot in south Alabama.
Mobile police were called Monday night about the shooting on Allison Street, news outlets reported..
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The mayors of two of Alabama's largest cities have won re-election by wide margins.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin outdistanced seven other candidates in balloting Tuesday to win a second four-year term with about 64% of the vote.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A south Alabama jail has started releasing some non-violent offenders because of a rise in COVID-19 cases at the facility.
WKRG-TV reports that Mobile County Metro Jail began Tuesday allowing some non-violent offenders to be released, similar to what is done when a hurricane threatens the facility or there is a desperate need for space in the jail.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police in southwest Alabama say child abuse by a mother and her boyfriend killed a three-year-old boy.
Tatanya Edwards turned herself in on Friday and Abraham Hatch turned himself in on Sunday, local news outlets report.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Remnants of Fred entered the lower Gulf of Mexico late Saturday amid forecasts it would regain tropical storm strength Sunday as it moves toward the northern U.S. Gulf Coast.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A gun went off in an Alabama church as a man tried to disarm a woman, wounding them both, police said.
Linda Walker entered the sanctuary of Amity Baptist Church in Mobile with a gun after services ended Sunday, Officer Katrina H.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A government agency turned down objections from freight railroads Friday and let Amtrak move ahead with procedural work to resume passenger train service between New Orleans and Mobile.
SPANISH FORT, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer who stood at attention during a rainstorm to honor a deceased World War II soldier said he simply wanted to recognize a veteran from a small town.
PRICHARD, Ala. (AP) — Heavy rains caused more than 430,000 of sewage overflows near Mobile, while another round of downpours prompted flash flood alerts in central Alabama.
In Prichard, just north of Mobile, health officials told residents to stay away from standing water that may contain raw sewage and wash their hands or any clothing that comes in contact with overflow.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury's third heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder has been postponed to Oct. 9 after Fury tested positive for COVID-19.
The promoters announced the new date for the pay-per-view show Thursday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer was arrested on a charge of domestic violence after his wife accused him of choking her during a dispute over another woman, police and court records showed Thursday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A 74-year-old Alabama woman was found in her wheelchair at the bottom of her swimming pool in south Alabama, police said.
A family member found the woman on Monday at her home in Mobile in what’s believed to have been an accidental drowning, Al.com reported.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The reward for information leading to the arrests of suspects involved in arsons at multiple Walmart stores in Mississippi and Alabama has gone up.
Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is offering $10,000 for the arrests of the arsonists who set the fires in Walmart stores in Gulfport and Biloxi and Mobile, Alabama.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Trucking officials are unhappy after the Alabama Department of Transportation moved with little notice to divert trucks from the Interstate 10 tunnel in Mobile.
The state announced Thursday that trucks had to detour from noon to 6 p.m.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Health officials are warning people not to swim in two south Alabama rivers.
The Mobile County Health Department is advising no one to swim in Dog River and Fowl River due to poor water quality.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A Navy ship that was celebrated with a parade that drew more than 60,000 to downtown Mobile has departed the port city headed to its new homeport in San Diego, California.
The USS Mobile, a coastal water combat ship made by Austal in Mobile, pulled out of the city on Thursday bound for the West Coast, news outlets reported.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The city of Huntsville plans to renovate an old minor league baseball stadium into a facility that can be used for football and and other sports, possibly including a new professional soccer draw.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court sided with Abbott Laboratories on Friday and threw out a lawsuit filed by Mobile County against the company over the opioid epidemic.
In an 8-0 opinion in which one justice recused himself, the court agreed to Abbott's request to end the case, in which the county and its health agencies sued Abbott over the marketing of the powerful painkiller OxyContin, made by Purdue Pharma.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Work has begun on a $365 million project to improve the ship channel for Alabama's seaport, work which officials said would keep the docks competitive in the global economy.
The two-phase project includes both deepening and widening the channel, which large ships use to enter and exit the state docks at the northern end of Mobile Bay.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Thousands of joyful revelers, many without masks, competed for plastic beads and trinkets tossed from floats as Alabama's port city threw a Mardi Gras-style parade Friday night, its first since Carnival celebrations were scrapped earlier this year by the COVID-19 pandemic.