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Dana Winter


Mobile, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Dana:

Smiles Behind the Shield: Helping our neighbors after Hurricane Ida

The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office is one of several agencies that sent members to Louisiana. They rolled out with a food truck. → Read More

Employees leave as Austal reaches COVID-19 vaccine deadline

. He said, “It makes you feel like what you really are to them is you’re just useless, you’re a body, you’re a warm body that shows up here every day, does what you’re told, and go home and they can replace you tomorrow. Matter of fact, they probably already have me replaced.” → Read More

Father-son duo rescue family from sinking boat off Gulf Coast

A father and son are thankful they were in the right place at the right time when a boat trip turned into a rescue mission. → Read More

Smiles Behind the Shield: Busy month, big surprise

MOBILE, AL. (WKRG) — Finding a robbery suspect, rescuing two kids from a kidnapping, and holding a shooting suspect at gunpoint, are just some of the reasons why Mobile Police Officer James Stewart is a Smiles Behind the Sheild award recipient. It can be difficult to catch an officer off guard, but WKRG did just […] → Read More

Smiles Behind the Shield: Fire Marshal unexpectedly saves two lives in the same building

This month’s Smiles Behind the Shield Award recipient is Escambia County Florida Fire Marshal Joe Quinn. → Read More

Saraland City Schools hosts vaccination clinics ahead of Fall semester

Ahead of the Fall semester, Saraland City Schools is hosting vaccination clinics. → Read More

Mobile Flea Market to begin charging admission

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Flea Market will soon charge shoppers an entry fee. The flea market’s website shows admission prices will be $1 per person starting on July 31. The entry fee will be waived for children under the age of 12. The Mobile Flea Market is open on weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find more information about the flea market here. → Read More

Mobile Flea Market to begin charging admission

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile Flea Market will soon charge shoppers an entry fee. The flea market’s website shows admission prices will be $1.00 per person starting on July 31st. The entry fee will be waived for children under the age of 12. The Mobile Flea Market is open on weekends from 9:00 AM […] → Read More

New tool gives Mobile firefighters a better look at intubating patients

The camera gives paramedics a better view of vocal chords which they have to see to make sure they’re in the right place → Read More

Texas woman dies after being hit by pickup truck in Brent, FL

BRENT, Fla. (WKRG) — A woman from Texas is dead after being hit by a pickup truck shortly after midnight Saturday morning. According to report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a pickup truck collied with a woman who was trying to cross Highway 29 near Kenmore Road in Brent. The woman was pronounced dead at […] → Read More

Two shot to death in vehicle in Prichard

PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — Prichard Police are investigating after two men were shot to death in a vehicle Friday night. According to a news release from a city official, police officers were sent to investigate a call for shots fired just after 10 in the 100 block of East Azan Street. Officers found two men […] → Read More

Mobile County Health Department seeing ‘dramatic increase’ in COVID-19 cases

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Baldwin, Clarke, and Mobile Counties are listed in the “very high” risk category for the spread of Coronavirus. Mobile County health officials report they’ve seen a strong uptick in cases over the last couple of days. The Mobile County Health Department’s Doctor Rendi Murphree said she thinks the spike comes from […] → Read More

Vigil honors Mobile woman found dead outside her burning home

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Friends and family of the Mobile woman found dead outside her burning home gathered on Saturday, June 19 honoring her memory. Danica Barney, better known as Pebbles, was found on Tuesday, June 15. Hours later, Mobile Police arrested her 16-year-old son, and charged him with her murder. One by one, friends […] → Read More

Longoria out at least 6 weeks with left shoulder sprain

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants placed Evan Longoria on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder sprain before Sunday’s series finale against the Chicago Cubs. He’s expected to miss at least six weeks. Infielder Thairo Estrada was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento to take Longoria’s place on the roster. Longoria, who was […] → Read More

UPDATE: Mobile Police investigate after finding woman shot in Halls Mill Road area

The Mobile Police department is investigating after finding a woman with multiple gunshot wounds. → Read More

Police: 3 fatally shot in unrelated attacks in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three people were killed in separate shootings in Minneapolis early Saturday, authorities said, though none of the shootings were related to protests in the city over the fatal shooting of a Black man by sheriff’s deputies earlier in the week. Police were called at 1:37 a.m. to North Memorial Health Hospital in […] → Read More

Mobile Police investigating after body found on Rangeline Road

MOBILE, Ala (WKRG) — The Mobile Police Department is investigating after a woman’s body was found off of Rangeline Road near Baker Sorrell Road. Police report once officers got to the area, they found a woman “unconscious, with obvious signs of death.” Investigators identify the woman as 34-year-old Joanna Ryals. She was pronounced dead at […] → Read More

Falwell: Liberty University lawsuit is excuse to shame him

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Jerry Falwell Jr. is asking a court in Virginia to dismiss a lawsuit Liberty University filed over his headline-grabbing departure last year as leader of the evangelical school his father founded. Falwell claims in a court filing that much of Liberty’s suit serves only to keep shaming him after a provocative […] → Read More

Chickasaw passes new animal control ordinance creating annual dog license fees up to $100

CHICKASAW, Ala. (WKRG) — The City of Chickasaw passed a new animal control ordinance that will be effective starting on July 1, 2021. In a Facebook post, the City specifically mentions a couple of the changes made by the ordinance: dog licenses, and restrictions on tethering. The ordinance will require dog owners to pay an […] → Read More

9-year-old boy dies after being shot in head by sibling

CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Madison County Coroner has confirmed that 9-year-old Ashton Walden has died after being accidentally shot by his 2-year-old sibling. The incident happened on 117 Hargon Street in Canton on Wednesday afternoon. According to Canton Police Chief Otha Brown, the mother was inside visiting a friend when the child got a […] → Read More