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Mobile bridge Alabama News
'Frustrating but not surprising': ALDOT blames inflation, interest rates for pause of I-10 Mobile River and Bayway project

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) said inflation and high interest rates are the reasons behind a review of costs for the I-10 Mobile River and Bayway project.

Mobile County Sheriff Paul Burch Alabama News
Mobile County Sheriff says Prichard PD needs improvement or county will have to step in

Mobile County Sheriff Paul Burch said a recent criminal case out of Prichard was a highlight of ongoing issues with how the Prichard Police Department handles matters.

ALDOT slams brakes on I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway project

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has paused work on a long-awaited project that would connect Mobile to Daphne and relieve traffic between Mobile and Baldwin Counties.

Gulf Shores boardwalk Alabama News
Gulf Shores ‘aggressively’ seeking prosecution for ‘callous actions’ following shooting; Suspected gunman in custody

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the March 27 shooting that left one person injured.

Joseph Cox Alabama News
Former Gadsden dentist sentenced to 180 years in prison for rape, sodomy, sexual abuse of staff and patients

Former Gadsden dentist Dr. Joseph Clarence Cox was sentenced to 180 years in prison for two counts of rape, two counts of sodomy and eight counts of sexual abuse.

Mobile Infirmary front facade Alabama News
Mobile hospital where IVF case began makes call to end IVF therapy

The ending of services includes clinics that lease offices from Mobile Infirmary, including Infirmary Health.

Brewbaker Mobile signs Alabama News
City of Mobile logo illegally used on AL-2 candidate Brewbaker’s signs; Supporters had 'pure intentions,' campaign says

The City of Mobile responded Wednesday to reports that a Republican candidate for Congressional District 2 was illegally using the City’s logo.

Prattville Library Alabama News
Laura Clark remains Autauga/Prattville Library’s general counsel, says media reports inaccurate

Autauga/Prattville Library attorney Laura Clark confirmed to 1819 News she has not been dismissed as general counsel, as several news reports suggested.

Used car dealership thefts Alabama News
People taking off with cars during test drives, Mobile police say

The Mobile Police Department is urging used car dealerships to be aware of a rash of recent car thefts.

Gulf Shores Police Alabama News
City of Gulf Shores considering changes to ordinances following Spring Break shooting

Gulf Shores city leaders are examining city ordinances to see if anything can be done to stiffen penalties for certain violations, following the March 27 shooting that left one injured.

Autism awareness Alabama News
April is Autism Awareness Month in April: Why it’s important

The month of April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a proclamation recognizing the cause statewide.

Bahama Bobs 22 Alabama News
Bahama Bob’s misses Spring Break crowd; Plans underway to open soon

It wasn’t meant to be for Bahama Bob’s Beach Side Café in Gulf Shores to reopen in time for Spring Break.

brewbaker v dobson Alabama News
Debate Night: Dobson, Brewbaker spar in runoff debate covering immigration, LGBTQ agenda, inflation and industry

The two candidates in the Republican runoff for Alabama's second congressional district debated at Government Plaza in Mobile on Monday.

Gulf Shores Beach Photo Alabama News
Beachgoers more aware of surroundings following Gulf Shores Spring Break shooting

While Gulf Shores is known for being a “family-friendly” beach destination for Spring Break, two Spring Break shootings, two years in a row, have some people noticing things aren’t how they used to be.

Interest rates, supply still impacting Alabama’s real estate market

Spring is typically primetime for homebuyers, but even with plenty of homes for sale, Alabama is experiencing one of the slowest markets since the 1990s with little hope of improvement in the near future.

Alabama venemous snakes Alabama News
Alabama Snake Guide: Identifying venomous snakes and what to do if you see them

While many snakes in Alabama are harmless, there are venomous snakes and it’s important to know that while you may think you can identify venomous snakes by their color, eye shape and head shape, there are always anomalies that could trick even seasoned snake handlers.

Gulf Shores Video Alabama News
Gulf Shores Police say man who tried to get into vehicles after shooting may not be the shooter

Gulf Shores Police have identified a person arrested in connection to the March 27 shooting near Surf Style, at the intersection of Highway 59 and Beach Boulevard. However, they now say that person is one of several suspects and has not been charged with the shooting.

Red Snapper Alabama News
Red snapper season to open May 24 in Alabama

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' Marine Resources Division announced Alabama’s red snapper season will begin May 24 for four-day weekends.

Royta Giles Alabama News
Capital murder trials for three accused in Riverchase Galleria shooting that killed 8-year-old set for coming months

Attorneys for three suspects in the 2020 shooting at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover are preparing for their separate trials.

Spring Break Takeover Alabama News
'Literal children' planning Birmingham takeover, illegal activity for Spring Break, Mayor Woodfin says

The flyer calls for the 2024 Spring Break takeover March 30 – 31. Woodfin urged citizens to pay attention to the flyer and react accordingly

Gulf S Hores P Olice Alabama News
Gulf Shores suspect attempted to flee in passing cars, police say

Gulf Shores police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection to the March 27 shooting near the intersection of Highway 59 and East Beach Boulevard.

Dobson and Brewbaker alabama political news Alabama News
Dobson, Brewbaker discuss differences ahead of AL-2 GOP runoff debate in Mobile

The Mobile County Republican Executive Committee is preparing for a debate ahead of the Alabama Congressional District 2 runoff between former State Sen. Dick Brewbaker (R-Montgomery) and Montgomery attorney Caroleene Dobson.

Brewbaker Pro Life Alabama News
Brewbaker endorsed by nationally-known pro-life organization NRLC in AL-2 runoff

The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), a pro-life organization, endorsed former State Sen. Dick Brewbaker (R-Montgomery) in the runoff for Alabama’s Second Congressional District.

Caroleene Dobson Alabama News
National conservative women’s PAC Maggie’s List endorses Dobson in Alabama’s second congressional district runoff

Strong values and fiscal responsibility are two reasons a federal political action committee is voicing support for AL-2 Republican candidate Caroleene Dobson.

Mountain Gateway Pastors Alabama News
Mountain Gateway pastors wrongfully sentenced to prison in Nicaragua after hosting mass evangelical events

The 11 Mountain Gateway pastors arrested in Nicaragua in December have been sentenced to 12 to 15 years in prison and have been ordered to pay over $80 million each in fines.

Gulf Shores Video Alabama News
UPDATE: Shooter in custody, one injured in Gulf Shores; Video shows people running for cover

Heavy police presence was seen Wednesday night near The Hangout in Gulf Shores, as people ran for safety after an unknown incident.

Johnny Letron Brown Alabama News
Suspect in Dadeville Sweet 16 party shooting is third to plead not guilty

A third suspect in the Dadeville Sweet 16 shooting last year has pleaded not guilty and waived his arraignment.

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