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Police find a mother unconscious, then find her son, 6, dead

Dec. 02, 2021 08:28 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Mobile found a 44-year-old mother unconscious in a parking lot and later found her 6-year-old son dead in her home, authorities said. Officers initially found the woman unconscious in a vehicle outside an At Home Furniture Store late...

Walmart said she shoplifted; jury awards her $2.1 million

Nov. 30, 2021 07:08 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman who says she was falsely arrested for shoplifting at a Walmart and then threatened by the company after her case was dismissed has been awarded $2.1 million in damages. A Mobile County jury on Monday ruled in favor of Lesleigh Nurse...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 00:06 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= American Christian Academy 52, Dora 33 Andalusia 60, Malone, Fla. 50 Arab 41, Cold Springs 28 B. T. Washington Magnet 43, Alabama Christian Academy 40 Baker 60, St....

Woman shot in legs while driving on Interstate 10 in Mobile

Nov. 21, 2021 08:53 AM EST

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. on Friday when she was shot in the right leg. ...

Kearing lifts South Alabama over Mobile 78-45

Nov. 20, 2021 21:37 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Marshall Kearing tallied 14 points and 16 rebounds to carry South Alabama to a 78-45 win over Mobile on Saturday. Jay Jay Chandler had 15 points for South Alabama (2-2). Charles Manning Jr. added 13 points. Alex Anderson had 11 points and seven...

Fetus found in wastewater at Mobile treatment plant

Nov. 19, 2021 11:12 AM EST

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...

Thursday's Scores

Nov. 19, 2021 01:21 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Alma Bryant 55, Robertsdale 44 Andalusia 52, Geneva County 34 Ardmore 47, Clements 45 Athens 42, Austin 22 Auburn 72, Dadeville 17 B.T....

Trombone Shorty to perform at MoonPie Over Mobile on Dec. 31

Nov. 18, 2021 07:55 AM EST

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. Trombone Shorty is “part Jimi...

Ivey taps Filmore as chief of staff to replace Bonner

Nov. 15, 2021 15:29 PM EST

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...

Carnival Cruises to resume Alabama operations March 5

Nov. 13, 2021 11:31 AM EST

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...