Alison Spann, WKRG

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Past articles by Alison:

Young Mother Shot and Killed In Prichard

Prichard Police are investigating the shooting death of 23-year-old Jabria Hall. Hall's body was found laying across the railroad tracks near Percy Avenue in Prichard, Alabama. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Jabria (Bree) Hall is the mother of two children, a newborn baby girl, and a two-year-old boy. Neighbor's say they heard around → Read More

Selma Street Shooting Victim’s Brother Speaks Out

"She was going to give him a drink of water and when she turned her back he shot her-- no warning or anything apparently," John said. → Read More

Alabama Counties See Drop In Food Stamp Usage After Work Requirements Implemented

SNAP assistance has decreased by 85 percent since the work requirements were returned to SNAP recipients in these areas. → Read More

10 Dollar Cat Adoptions At ARF During The Month Of June

For the entire month of June, cat adoptions will be ten dollars. → Read More

MPD: Female Driver Responsible for Road Rage Shooting in Midtown Mobile

At least one bullet went through the passenger-side window of a maroon Ford Fusion, striking the driver once in the forearm. → Read More

West Mobile Recycling Center Recognized Locally, Nationally

The facility is on track to recycle seven million pounds of material by the end of this year. → Read More

WATCH: City To Investigate Driver Speeding in Mobile City Car

On Wednesday, Michael Anderson and his wife were almost hit when a driver in a city vehicle swerved into their lane. → Read More

Woman Calls 911, Saw Man With A Knife At Cottage Hill Park

Mobile Police confirmed with News 5 this morning that a 911 call was made Sunday night by a woman claiming to have seen a man with a knife at Cottage Hill Park. → Read More

Residents In Downtown Neighborhoods Are Cracking Down On Crime

Many of the criminals have been caught due to the large number of homes and vehicles that are equipped with surveillance cameras. → Read More

Alabama Families Anxiously Await Outcome Of Autism Bill

Currently, Alabama is one of five states that does not require insurance coverage of autism treatments. → Read More

Mobile Family Sells Everything To Travel The World For A Year

Abby Kate (5), Jackson (11), and Tyler Rowland (9) are brushing up on their language skills in preparation for their upcoming family trip around the world. The kids already know a few keywords in p… → Read More

BREAKING: Deputies Investigating Shooting in Semmes, Victim Transported to Hospital

Authorities are responding to a shooting in Semmes that happened on Monday morning. → Read More

News 5 Investigates: Dangerous Railroad Crossings in South Alabama

In 2016, a railroad crossing in the small town of Evergreen, Alabama made a national list of the deadliest crossings in the country. → Read More

Mental Health Experts Weigh In On Netflix’s New Show ’13 Reasons Why’

“I don’t want to make a blanket statement saying absolutely don’t watch the show. I think you could use it as a tool to talk about issues and maybe even could be a positive thing … → Read More

Lawrence Battiste Sworn In As Mobile’s New Police Chief

In a ceremony this morning, Lawrence Battiste was sworn in as the new Chief of Police for the Mobile Police Department. → Read More

Danny Cobb Jr.: “I was hit in the face four times.”

The protective order was filed on March 21st, 2017 and stated that Alicia Trotter used her hands, fist and a tire changing tool to assault Danny Cobb Jr. → Read More

Man Reunited With Class Ring After 24 Years

Two months ago the Mobile Police Department began the process of trying to reconnect forty-two people with their class rings. Case items, like these rings, are typically auctioned off. However, in … → Read More

Prichard Grandmother Demands Action After Home Shot Up

According to Theresa, the officer spent no more than two minutes at the scene and described the incident over his radio as “bullets shot into an occupied building.” → Read More

Winfield’s Trey Cunningham Stars At Mobile Challenge Of Champions Over The Weekend

Trey Cunningham won the men’s 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.35, beating the previous meet record of 13.66 set in 2002. → Read More

District Attorney’s Office Seeking Information In Larry Bradford Homicide

There is a $5000 reward being offered for any information on the murder of Larry Bradford. → Read More