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Past articles by Kendra:

Mobile Police: Shots fired at officers in Birdville community

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Mobile Police say someone fired several rounds at officers on patrol in the Birdville community Tuesday night. Police spokeswoman Katrina Frazier says there are several bullet holes in a police vehicle, but no officers were injured. Police are still looking for the person or persons responsible. The shooting happened around 8:50 p.m. in the 1600 block of Flicker Drive. → Read More

Prichard police arrest 2 men in connection to Hart’s Fried Chicken murder

PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — Prichard Police have arrested two men in connection to a murder at Hart’s Fried Chicken on Jan. 26. Police said Leonard Leland, 33, and Justin Morrisette, 20, were involved in the death of 34-year-old Justin Battiste. Battiste was shot and killed outside Hart’s Fried Chicken at 922 Wilson Ave. in Prichard. […] → Read More

Teen murder suspect surrenders to Prichard Police after being on the run for months

PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — A teen wanted for a summer 2021 murder surrendered to police on Friday, Jan. 14. The teen, who can not be identified due to Alabama law, was wanted for killing LaCraig Brown at Fry Daddy’s on Sep. 11. Police tell us the teen was arrested a while back on another charge, […] → Read More

Man and woman found dead inside Chickasaw Home

CHICKASAW, Ala. (WKRG) — A man and woman were found dead inside a home on Myrtlegrove in Chicasaw Thursday, Dec. 6. Chickasaw Public Safety Director Brian Fillingim told WKRG News 5 that officers were called to the home for a welfare check at about 3:30 p.m. When police arrived, they found two people dead. No […] → Read More

Fatal shooting at gas station in Santa Rosa County

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla (WKRG) – One person is dead and a suspect is in custody following a fatal shooting at a gas station Thursday evening in Santa Rosa County. Sergeant Jillian Durkin told WKRG News 5 it happened at the Shell Food Mart on Hwy 87 South at the corner of Nelson Street. The […] → Read More

4-year-old boy found unresponsive in northwest Florida swimming pool

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) – Deputies with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) say a 4-year-old boy was transported to a hospital after being found unresponsive in a swimming pool Tuesday evening. It happened around 6:45 pm at a home in Walnut Hill near Rockaway Creek Road and Nokomis Road. Deputies say the boy fell in a pool. His condition is unknown. → Read More

Mobile Police confirm two people stabbed in the chest

MOBILE, Ala. (WRKG) – Mobile Police confirmed two people were stabbed in the chest at Baymont Inn on the West Interstate 65 Service road Friday night. Mobile Fire-Rescue said the injures are not serious. It happened around 7:35 pm. Mobile Police said there is one person in custody. LATEST POSTS: → Read More

Biloxi PD: Burglary suspect jumps into the Gulf of Mexico to avoid capture

BILOXI, Miss (WKRG) — A burglay suspect jumped into the Gulf of Mexico to avoid capture.William Buchholz, 35, is accused of stealing items from a business on Beach Boulevard Thursday. When Biloxi Police arrived, he ran and dropped goods along the way. As a last ditch effort, he jumped off a pier. Police and the […] → Read More

MPD: Shooting investigation on Moffett Road

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – According to the Mobile County Crime Map, Mobile Police are investigating a shooting on 3815 Moffett Road. It happened at 10:58 pm on Friday. WKRG News 5 has reached out to police and fire-rescue for more information. LATEST POSTS: → Read More

Crestview PD: Convicted felon charged with June 24 murder

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WKRG) — Crestview Police made an arrest in a June murder Thursday night. Police say Malik Cornell Sullivan-Carr, 24, shot Steed Corsey Jr. in the back of the head. He died instantly. Authorities say the two met up at the Allen Park walking track in the early morning hours of June 24.The motive […] → Read More

Small plane crash confirmed near Stapleton

STAPLETON, Ala. (WKRG) — Three agencies confirm a small plane crash near Stapleton Tuesday evening. The crash site is at the dead end of Mosley Road. A Coast Guard helicopter is in the area. WKRG News 5’s Brianna Hollis is on the way. → Read More

Daphne Police search for missing child

DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) — Daphne Police need your help finding a missing girl last seen on Monday.Police say Jalle Newman ran away from her Daphne home, and she could be in the Mobile area.Authorities say she may have dyed her hair. If you see Newman, please call Daphne Police at 251-620-0150 and ask for Detective […] → Read More

OCSO: Deputies arrest five people in connection to four overdoses

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people in connection to four overdoses since May. An undercover drug operation led to the arrests of 32… → Read More

Mobile County Public Schools start pushed back to September 1 and will be online only for at least nine weeks

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile County Public School System announced class will not reopen to students on August 10. The new school year starts September 1st. Classes will be online or remote for the first nine weeks. Once the nine weeks are up, officials will reconsider going back to traditional school. The school system […] → Read More

OCSO: Woman shot in parking lot, shooter with unknown motive on the run

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting with no clear motive. Deputies said a woman was parked at the Parade Express Gas Station at 117 Racetrack Road Tuesday evening when a man came up and shot her. The victim, a 29-year-old woman, was shot in the leg. Deputies […] → Read More

University of South Alabama creates biology scholarship in honor of professor who died from COVID-19

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – The University of South Alabama has created a scholarship in honor of a professor who died from COVID-19 in May. The Brian Axsmith Memorial Scholarship in Biology will be awarded to students with interests in botany, ecology, environmental science or evolution. Dr. Brian Axsmith taught at the university for 20 years. […] → Read More

Good Samaritans, Coast Guard rescue two swimmers in distress in Destin

DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) – Two swimmers were rescued near East Pass in Destin Thursday.Good Samaritans were able to rescue the swimmers struggling in the water. The Coast Guard came out to assist. One of the swimmers was not breathing, the Coast Guard was able to revive them. Both were taken to Fort Walton Beach Hospital […] → Read More

Missing child alert issued for Silverhill teen canceled

SILVERHILL, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (7/2/20 6:55 P.M.) The missing child alert issued for Silverhill teen Cailie Powell has been canceled. Original story The Silverhill Police Department needs your help finding a missing teenager. Cailie Powell, 16, was last seen early Sunday morning on County Road 54. Police say she may be travelling in a […] → Read More

MCSO: Deputy shoots and kills suspect in Chunchula

CHUNCHULA, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting at 12500 Roberts Road in Chunchula Tuesday evening. Captain Paul Burch said they were called out for a domestic call, and the suspect pulled out a gun and was shot and killed by deputies. News 5 has a crew on the way. We will update this story as soon as we learn more. → Read More

UPDATE: ALEA identifies man killed after police chase leads to deadly motorcycle crash

UPDATE (10;46 AM) — ALEA releases more details surrounding the deadly police chase. On Tuesday, May 5, at approximately 8:30pm, an ALEA Trooper attempted to stop a 2001 Suzuki GSX motorcycle … → Read More