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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Deputies intercept nearly 500 Spice packets bound to Mobile from Mississippi, 1 arrested

Deputies watched Wednesday as a driver failed to use a signal while weaving through traffic on Interstate 10 Eastbound.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Drugs

3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Prosecutors allege boyfriend of accused murderer wasn't her first choice to kill husband

MOBILE, Alabama - A woman accused of plotting with her boyfriend to kill her husband allegedly shopped the murder around, investigators say.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Eight Mile, AL

8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Man who said he killed his mother for Jesus told police he used gun...

Mobile police officers escort Derek Michael Boyce, 26, from police headquarters to a waiting car en route to Mobile County Metro Jail on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Mobile, AL

13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

In the School Zone: Orange Beach schools committee, bus fees and USA finances

Welcome to the School Zone column, which is published every Thursday. My goal is to provide a snapshot of what's happening in the schools in Mobile and Baldwin counties.

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Related Topix: Orange Beach, AL, Baldwin County, AL, Gulf Shores, AL, Chickasaw, AL, Saraland, AL

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Bus fees for Mobile, Baldwin students? Unlikely, officials say

MOBILE, Alabama -- It is highly unlikely that school systems in Mobile and Baldwin counties would ever consider charging bus fees, officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Baldwin County, AL, Chickasaw, AL

Alabama Live

Defendant in murder case tries to fire attorney, then changes his mind

To Mobile County prosecutors, Marquis King is both a victim and a criminal. Authorities contend that Xavian Bohannon tried to kill him in October 2012 in retaliation for the shooting death of his brother, Orlando Bohannon .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mobile, AL

Alabama Live

Judge sets bail amount at $100,000 for murder suspect arrested after community tips came in

Parrish Jamar Morrisette, 23, was arrested by Prichard police on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prichard, AL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Alabama Live

Mobile County school board set to rename Chastang Middle in honor of Hazel Fournier

MOBILE, Alabama -- The Mobile County school board is poised to honor a longtime public servant: Hazel Fournier, who retired in 2008 after 18 years on the school board and more than 50 years with the school system.

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Alabama Live

New Citronelle High school may need a different site; soil tests underway

Tommy Sheffield, left, facilities manager of the Mobile County school system, talks with board member Don Stringfellow as they take a tour of Citronelle High School School in 2012.

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Related Topix: Citronelle, AL, Mobile, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Gov. Bentley awards $1.7 million for hwy safety programs

The grants will go towards the Alabama Department of Public Safety and the state's nine regional traffic safety offices, to help conduct extra traffic safety patrols and checkpoints.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Etowah County, AL, Montgomery, AL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sunherald.com

George County sheriff IDs man who fled with generator flopping from his trunk

Sheriff Dean Howell on Monday identified a George County man accused of leading deputies on a pursuit into Wilmer, Ala., while a stolen generator dangled from the truck of his car, held by a rope.

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Related Topix: Wilmer, AL

Alabama Live

Testing, one, two, three: For first time, Mobile County schools will give standardized tests online

MOBILE, Alabama -- Now that Alabama has become the first state in the nation to adopt the ACT suite of K-12 standardized tests, the Mobile County school system is playing a prominent role: It's one of the first districts to administer all of its tests online.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Mobile, AL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Alabama Live

On Easter Sunday, a disbanded church is resurrected

SEMMES, Alabama - Three weeks ago, The Cornerstone ceased to exist as a Southern Baptist congregation in Semmes.

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Related Topix: Semmes, AL, Southern Baptist, Religion, Mobile, AL, University of Mobile

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Candidate for House District 1 seat says, if elected, he'll donate full salary to charities

MOBILE, Alabama - A candidate for the Alabama House of Representatives said, if elected, he will donate his entire paycheck to a non-profit fund for charitable donation.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Life, Charity , Robert Bentley, US Governors

Alabama Live

Jurors find former Mobile County commissioner guilty of enticing a child for sex

MOBILE, Alabama -- Jurors found former Mobile County Commissioner Freeman Jockisch guilty of enticing a child of sex on Thursday afternoon.

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Alabama Live

What to expect as Easter approaches: a prayer labyrinth, living Stations of the Cross and sunrise services

If you're driving downtown at mid-morning on Good Friday, you're likely to see a Living Stations of the Cross procession heading from Spanish Plaza to Cathedral Square in downtown Mobile.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Baldwin County, AL, Gulf Shores, AL

Citronelle Call-News

Call News, Breaking News Deadline for Property Tax

The Mobile County Revenue Commissioner's Office has announced that if payments are made on delinquent property taxes by 5 p.m. Friday, the property will not be advertised for a tax sale.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL

Alabama Live

In the School Zone: Could a new Beach Express high school be a game-changer?

Welcome to the School Zone column, which is published every Thursday. My goal is to provide a snapshot of what's happening in the schools in Mobile and Baldwin counties.

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Related Topix: Baldwin County, AL, Gulf Shores, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Alabama Live

Mobile County 911 to accept text messages for assistance starting in May

A 911 operator watches for calls at the Mobile County Communications District on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

With wellness clinic, Mobile Health Department reaches out to those...

How do you encourage low-income citizens who are at risk of developing dangerous health conditions -- such as diabetes or heart disease -- to take better care of themselves? With the Aura Wellness Center, the Mobile County Health Department is targeting those potential patients by offering services that focus on esthetics: laser hair reduction and ... (more)

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