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'It's been a difficult week': Mobile Council shaken amid police chief controversy; Daves not running again

The Mobile City Council began its regular meeting Tuesday with an executive session while embattled police chief Paul Prine took to social media questioning a review of the police department by former U.S. Attorney Kenyen Brown.

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Redux: Left-wing activists vent disapproval of Comic Cowboys Mardi Gras parade float signage during Mobile City Council meeting

For the second week in a row, Mobile citizens addressed the city council concerning signs displayed during Mardi Gras by a group called “Comic Cowboys.”

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Mobile City Council fails to pass ordinance regulating pre-dawn raids and no-knock warrants

The Mobile City Council voted on an ordinance banning pre-dawn raids and no-knock warrants Tuesday after months of discussion and debate.

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Mobile City Council puts off vote on police raid policy following request from chief

The Mobile city council voted Tuesday to lay over a vote on a police raid policy that would be citywide. The council will consider the ordinance again in two weeks.

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Mobile considers marijuana decriminalization

A citizen of Mobile came forward Tuesday and asked the city to consider the decriminalization of marijuana or to lessen penalties for being in possession of marijuana.

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Ladd-Peebles event producer claims 'manipulation,' 'incompetence' could lead to canceled Battle of the Bands

A producer of special events came to Mobile Tuesday to address the council after he said he has been dealing with incompetence and manipulation with the management of Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

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Mobile City Council delays vote on PD bodycam policy change

The Mobile City Council Tuesday delayed a vote changing the police department’s video footage policy due to the need for more discussion.

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Mobile names new Fire and Rescue Department chief, new public safety director

The City of Mobile named a new Mobile Fire and Rescue Department chief and a new public safety director Tuesday.

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Mobile City Council to vote on new 5-year agreement with Carnival Cruise Line

The Mobile City Council will soon vote on a new terminal and berthing agreement with Carnival Cruise Line.

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Faith, Family, Freedom Coalition's Catino condemns Human Rights Campaign, 'woke' policy in Mobile

The president of the Faith, Family, Freedom Coalition of Metro Mobile, Dr. Scott Catino, spoke this week to the Mobile City Council about his concerns with woke policy and the indirect impact those policies can have on residents.

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Mobile LGBTQ rep feels entitled to community privileges — We know 'how to use a folding chair'

The vice chair of LGBTQIA affairs for the Mobile County Democratic Committee addressed the Mobile City Council Tuesday in response to Mayor Sandy Stimpson dissolving the LGBTQ Liaison program.

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City of Mobile to allow family of Jawan Dallas to view body-worn camera video of arrest; mother addresses council

After weeks of hearing concerns surrounding the death of Jawan Dallas, the city of Mobile made an announcement Tuesday about the footage from body-worn cameras.

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Mobile City Council celebrates University of South Alabama’s 60th anniversary

The University of South Alabama was established on May 3, 1963. Tuesday, the Mobile City Council celebrated the school’s 60th anniversary with a resolution.

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Mobile City Councilman-elect Josh Woods vows to be a voice for the people but unsure how outspoken he will be: 'Everybody has the right to be heard'

“I guess that’s to be determined,” he told 1819 News. “Issues come up all the time. Taking a strong stand or taking a weak stand, I can’t really tell you because I don’t really know and don’t have an issue in front of me, specifically."

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Josh Woods wins Mobile City Council District 6 seat in special election

Unofficial election results are in for the Mobile City Council District 6 special election on Tuesday with Josh Woods earning the majority of the votes.

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Mobile City Councilmen Joel Daves, Ben Reynolds frustrated with lack of official word on Ladd-Peebles Stadium sale

The city of Mobile has approved draft lease agreements and intergovernmental agreements concerning Ladd-Peebles Stadium, but negotiations with the Mobile County School system have stalled.

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Citizen claims changes to Mobile Municipal Court code unconstitutional; Council unanimously approves

The City of Mobile has amended its Municipal Court code to bring it up to date and allow all people to work off their fines.

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Faith Family Freedom Coalition of Metro Mobile opposing annexation with billboards, yard signs

“Saying this is taxation without representation and this is the way for them to be included is a distortion of what they’re really trying to do."

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Matt Clark: The Mobile prayer was perfectly constitutional

All it takes is a little education for the folks who receive the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s toothless threats, and most of the FFRF's power evaporates.

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City of Mobile approves Ladd-Peebles agreement with Mobile County Schools

The Mobile City Council discussed a purchase and sale agreement for Mobile County Schools to buy Ladd-Peebles Stadium for $1.

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Mobile City Council to vote on relocation of Hank Aaron Home

The Mobile City Council will vote next week on the relocation of the childhood home of Hank Aaron. The home will be moved to a new site in the Toulminville community if the resolution is approved.

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Pre-council prayer continues in Mobile despite criticism of June 6 prayer — 'I was disturbed'

The Mobile City Council met for a regular meeting Tuesday and opened with a prayer following criticism from LGBT activists the week prior.

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Mobile City Council approves annexation vote that could make city second-largest in Alabama

The Mobile City Council approved an annexation plan Tuesday that will allow thousands of citizens living west of city limits to vote on being annexed

Mobile annexation gains support from leadership, community members after mayor introduces plan

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson’s administration presented a proposal Tuesday for annexation that has been discussed and studied for months.

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Exclusive — Fmr Mobile councilman Jones: 'No second thoughts' about resignation — 'Not going to live in a snake pit and a dirty diaper'

Former Mobile City Councilman Scott Jones is leaving the city of Mobile after resigning from the council Tuesday morning. While he said during the public meeting he was leaving because of the city’s support for AltaPointe Health, despite numerous complaints of abuse, Jones told 1819 News there is more to the story. In fact, he said, “I am not going to live in a snake pit and a dirty diaper.”

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Mobile Councilman Jones resigns due to city’s continued support for AltaPointe

Mobile City Councilman Scott Jones, District 6, announced he is resigning his position in the regular council meeting Tuesday morning.

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Mobile Councilman Scott Jones: Demographics should not be the focus of annexation talks

Mobile City Councilman for District 6 Scott Jones is in favor of annexing to the west of the city, but he says the conversation shouldn’t be about demographics as much as it should be about the importance of attempting to annex as much territory as possible.

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