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Student found with gun at Murphy High School in Mobile

A student at Mobile's Murphy High School was caught with a gun on campus early Wednesday morning. The 10th grader was found playing dice in a bathroom ...

The All-High School NFL Centennial Team: 100 years of Alabama preps in the pros

An all-time lineup of NFL players from Alabama high schools.

United Way fired up and thinking big for new campaign

In pursuit of its $3.5 million campaign goal for 2019, the United Way of Southwest Alabama is going back to its roots, reviving its 1960s-era downtown parade ...

Bus carrying students from Murphy High School involved in crash near Greensboro  WKRG News 5

A bus carrying a group of students from Murphy High School was involved in an accident on their way home from Tuscaloosa Friday.

Margaret Lynn McCrary Betbeze  Gulf Coast News Today

Margaret Lynn McCrary Betbeze passed away peacefully at her home in Fairhope on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. She was 92. Margaret was born in Jackson, ...

Youthful offender status denied for teen charged with firing gun at Murphy High School  FOX10 News

Jonah Neal faces multiple charges connected to the January 2018 incident at the campus in Midtown Mobile.

Living Legend Terry Curtis Leads UMS-Wright Into Freedom Bowl  FloFootball

UMS-Wright has won seven state titles in the last 20 years and the common thread in those championship seasons is Terry Curtis.

Murphy High School honors New Orleans Saints’ Taylor Stallworth

Murphy used its annual Blue and Gold spring football game as the backdrop for recognizing school alumnus and New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Taylor ...

Police: Murphy Student Fires Shots on Campus  WKRG

Update Jan. 25th 5:00 p.m.. Mobile Police have released the following information after further investigation: “Mobile, AL – The Mobile Police Department has ...

Regina “Gina” A. Gaines Prouty  Gulf Coast News Today

Regina "Gina" A. Gaines Prouty, age 75, a resident of Daphne, Alabama, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019. Her story began on Oct. 5, 1943 in Mobile, ...

Parents weigh in on Murphy High School becoming open-zone school  FOX10 News

Murphy High School could be the first school in Mobile County to throw out the district lines, and let any high schooler in the county go there.

Murphy High student Griffin Noble reaches ACT perfection

Murphy High School junior Griffin Noble is pictured at his home in Mobile. Noble scored a perfect 36 on the ACT exam at the end of his sophomore year.

Murphy student taken to Strickland Youth Center after filing a false report  FOX10 News

MPD Overnight Recap: This is a part of the crime report distributed by the Mobile Police Department. These crimes occurred Thursday, March 14. According to ...

VIDEO: Large fight outside Murphy High School graduation  WKRG

Video taken outside the Murphy High School graduation Tuesday shows a very large crowd gathering around several people fighting.

NFL player and Murphy High School alum gives back to hometown  FOX10 News

Carolina Panther's cornerback and Mobile Native, Captain Munnerlyn, is home for the Easter weekend giving back.The Murphy High School alum and now NFL ...

2 shot at high school in Mobile

Two people were injured in a shooting at a high school in Mobile late Friday, authorities said. The shooting happened at Davidson High School, where Murphy ...

Mobile man sentenced to life for the murder of Murphy High School student

Jamarcus Mahone, 19, of Mobile, (left) is charged with capital murder-vehicle in the Dec. 6 shooting death of Murphy High School student Raven Hamilton, ...

Happy 100th birthday: Murphy cheerleaders visit alumnus

“Now you know why I love Murphy High School,” said alumnus John Mason, as he got a special visit from Murphy cheerleaders on his 100th birthday. Mason ...

Tornado-damaged Murphy High School auditorium reopens in grand style

When a tornado struck midtown Mobile on Christmas Day 2012, Murphy High School's auditorium was among the buildings severely damaged. More than three ...

Murphy High School to induct 10 graduates into Hall of Fame on April 27

The Murphy High School Alumni Association will hold its 13th annual Hall of Fame Induction on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. in the school's cafeteria.

Video shows father, 3 friends fighting Murphy High student

Mobile police are investigating a fight between a parent, a student and three male adults at Murphy High School on Monday (May 2). Murphy High School in ...

Alabama teen bullied at homecoming has community come to her rescue  WJLA

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) - A teenager from Murphy High School in Mobile, Alabama said she wanted to take her life after being made fun of for the way she looked ...

A reporter shares her memories of Murphy High (please share yours, too)

MOBILE, Alabama -- I didn't graduate from Murphy High, but I've spent a good amount of time at the school since I began covering K-12 education for the ...

How an Alabama HS basketball coach rebounded from brain surgery

Murphy High coach Douglas July will be on the sideline tonight against Davidson after having emergency brain surgery in the spring.

NFL players holding free youth football camps

Youth football camps hosted by NFL players this summer are open for registration.

Murphy High School's largest class celebrates 50th reunion  Press-Register -

"How Time Slips Away" was the theme for Murphy High School's class of 1961 reunion. With nearly 300 in attendance, they celebrated yet another milestone in ...

Murphy High 'is pretty trashed,' band dad says post-tornado after group hurried to save instruments

MOBILE, Alabama -- Rev. Robert Gulledge was checking on some of his neighbors after an apparent tornado hit Midtown Mobile this evening, when he came ...

Student charged for shooting gun at Mobile high school removed from court after outburst

Jonah Neal, 16, is being tried as an adult for a shooting incident at Murphy High School in Mobile on January 25, 2018. Neal allegedly shot a firearm into the air.

Mighty Marching Panthers of Murphy High to celebrate band room groundbreaking

The Mighty Marching Panthers of Murphy High School have been using two double-wide portables to store uniforms, sheet music and instruments ever since ...

Jamarcus Mahone gets life sentence for murder of Murphy High School student  FOX10 News

Jamarcus Mahone was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for the 2014 murder of a Murphy High School student, according to the Mobile County District ...

Alabama principal helps 'turn tragedy into a miracle' for student's family

Several bags of clothing and shoes, as well as gift cards, were donated throughout the day Friday for a Murphy High School students whose family lost their ...

Sen. Doug Jones announces Military Service Academy office nomination information sessions  Gulf Coast News Today

Senator Doug Jones announced today that his local staff members will soon host military *service* academy nomination information sessions across Alabama for ...

Mobile Sports Hall of Fame reveals members of Class of 2019

The Mobile Sports Hall of Fame will induct six members at its annual banquet on May 2.

Fannie King-Brown out as Murphy High girls basketball coach after 22 years

Murphy High has parted ways with Fannie King-Brown as its varsity girls basketball coach, athletic director Kevin Williams confirmed this week. Brown has been ...

Organizers praise Billy Odom's influence on Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Classic  Alabama NewsCenter

The following is the ninth in an 11-part series featuring members of the 2019 class of the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame. The general consensus of ...

Architectural firm has long history with Murphy High School  Press-Register -

Holmes and Holmes Architects is assessing the tornado damage at Murphy High School and making plans to restore the historic buildings. The firm has a long ...

Murphy High School student's 2007 assault on English teacher to be featured on TRUtv  Press-Register -

TRUtv, the warts-and-all network of crashes, mayhem and murder trials, will soon share with the world an infamous 2007 video of a Mobile high school student ...

Alabama native has her ‘shot’ in cast of ‘Hamilton’

As a member of the ensemble and an understudy for three characters, Nikisha Williams performs in eight shows of the megahit musical per week.

Dirty dancing: Murphy High students get called to the office for sexual moves  Press-Register -

MOBILE, Alabama -- Several Murphy High School students caught on video dancing in sexually explicit manners have been called into the office and told that's ...

Women' Forum: Women Who Rock It | Studio10 | The Gulf Coast's Lifestyle Show  FOX10 News

Ladies, get ready for a fun morning full of networking and powerful women. The Women's Forum, Women Who Rock It, is back for its 5th year! All the fun will.

Cannon repainting done in honor of Murphy High School

Mayor Sam Jones teams up with Councilman William Carroll and a host of Murphy High School students to pain the cannon at Government Street and Airport ...

Murphy’s Captain Munnerlyn returns to NFL

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images. Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn breaks up a pass to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster during ...

Judge dismisses murder charge against Murphy student in Airport Boulevard killing  FOX10 News

The felony murder charge against Murphy High School student Taylor Law was dismissed by a Mobile County District Court judge, according to court records ...

'Seussical, Jr.' opens Thursday at Murphy High School  Press-Register -

Favorite Dr. Seuss characters will take the stage May 5 in Drama Camp Production's "Seussical, Jr.," based on "Horton Hears a Who" and "Horton Hatches the ...

Captain Munnerlyn: ‘I’m always going to do this camp’

Captain Munnerlyn held his 10th annual free football camp on Saturday at Sage Park in Mobile. But for the first time, the former Murphy High School star ...

How many former Alabama prep football players are in the NFL?

AP. Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers passes under pressure from New England Patriots defensive end Trey Flowers during an NFL game on ...

Shooting near N.C. high school stops football game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Another shooting near a high school on a Friday night halted a Georgia football game.

Mobile releases police body cam video of controversial pepper spraying of high school students  FOX10 News

FOX10 News obtained body camera video from an incident involving high school students pepper-sprayed by a Mobile Police officer nearly two years ago.

MPD: Student with gun taken off MPCSS school bus Wednesday  FOX10 News

MOBILE, Ala. -- For the second time in two days a student in Mobile County Public Schools has been found with a gun. The latest incident happened Wednesday ...

Bracy proposes $23 million in funding for Murphy High School  Press-Register -

An Alabama House Committee is considering a bill proposed by State Rep. Napoleon Bracy, D-Prichard, to spend $23 million to rebuild portions of Murphy High ...

Greta Sharp's Mobile news, week of June 6  Press-Register -

Attention, Murphy High School Class of 1963: There is a mini-reunion on June 12 from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Lake Forest Yacht Club in Daphne. Please bring a ...

Murphy High School yearbook staff wins award of excellence  Press-Register -

Murphy High School's yearbook, The Mohian, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2014 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best ...

Alabama Roots: The 100 greatest NFL careers -- Players 61 through 80

Which players from Alabama high schools and colleges have had the greatest NFL careers in the league's 99 seasons?

Danny Sheridan heads into Mobile Sports Hall of Fame  WKRG News 5

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — From his home base in Mobile, Danny Sheridan has spent more than 35 years handicapping sporting events and commenting on the ...

‘I feel like he earned it:’ Baker takes interim tag off football coach Steve Normand

Baker High principal John J. Poiroux announced Monday that Steve Normand, who finished 2018 as the team's interim coach, will be the full-time head football ...

Longtime Daphne assistant Lawrence Yelding to lead B.C. Rain football program

Lawrence "L.T." Yelding spent the past two decades coaching football and softball at Daphne High School. He has been named B.C. Rain's head football coach.

The Most Beautiful Public High School in Every State in America  Architectural Digest

For most students, summer has ended and schools across America are back in session (to the delight of some, to the chagrin of others). So what better time to ...

How one Alabama high school is cutting the high cost of college

In its first full year, students in Mobile's Murphy University Center earned 385 credit hours at the University of Alabama.

What’s Working: State’s first charter school to graduate first class in Mobile  WKRG

ACCEL Day and Evening Academy opened in August. Next week, its first class of forty-five students will graduate.

2 from Baldwin, 20 from Mobile among Alabama Bicentennial Schools  FOX10 News

Governor Kay Ivey announced Friday the 200 schools selected as official Alabama Bicentennial Schools.

2 teens arrested for stealing packages off front porches  FOX10 News

Mobile Police have arrested an 18-year-old and 17-year-old for stealing packages off front porches.

Veteran free agents remain unsigned with NFL training camps opening

AP. Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn intercepts a pass intended for Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Willie Snead during an NFL game on Oct.

2019-2020 Azalea Trail Court announced  WKRG News 5

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The 2019-2020 Azalea Trail Court was announced Sunday. Courtney Cooner, a junior at Saraland High School, was named queen of ...

ACT scheduled for several local schools - canceled  FOX10 News

ACT tests scheduled for Saturday, December 9th, have been canceled in many locations. Check the list to see if your school is on the list.

Former Birmingham News editor dies

Jim Jacobson, who served as editor of The Birmingham News from 1978-1997 during a period when Alabama's largest newspaper won its first Pulitzer Prize, ...

Watch live: Murphy vs. Mary G. Montgomery in Alabama HS football

Mary G. Montgomery won 27-24 last year, beating the Panthers for the first time since 2002.

Saints counting on Murphy’s Taylor Stallworth ‘to step up’ in NFC title game

AP. New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Taylor Stallworth (76) sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott during an NFL game on Nov. 29, 2018, at AT&T ...

No. 9 McGill-Toolen paints a shutout on Murphy  USA TODAY High School Sports No. 9 McGill-Toolen (Mobile, Ala.) earned the right to paint its colors on Mobile's Cannon at the ...

Thomas Potter Ollinger Jr. (aka “Corky”)  Gulf Coast News Today

Thomas Potter Ollinger Jr. (aka "Corky") July 30, 1952 - March 10, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom P. Ollinger Sr., Alexina Dooley Ollinger; ...

Mobile says goodbye to beloved businessman Jack Greer  WKRG News 5

JACK VIDMER GREER September 26, 1927 – July 2, 2019 Jack V. Greer, a native of Mobile, Alabama, passed away peacefully at his home on July 2, 2019.

Secret murder indictment in deadly shooting outside Panera Bread in Mobile  WKRG News 5

A grand jury has returned a secret indictment against a teenager accused of playing a role in a deadly shooting outside a Panera Bread.

Rick Cauley leaving Murphy after 19 years to become head football coach at Gulf Shores

Rick Cauley is headed to the beach. After spending 19 years at Gulf Shores. The Baldwin County Board of Education approved the hire Thursday night. Cauley ...

Alabama teens invited to learn more about Military Academy opportunities  Alabama Today

Attending one of the five *service* academies is a great way to prepare to be military officer while also getting a top-of-the-line college education.

Mobile native among Morehouse graduates with student loans paid off  FOX10 News

Nearly 400 graduates of Morehouse College got a huge surprise Sunday. All of their student loans collectively will be paid.

NFL player Captain Munnerlyn donates $50000 to his Alabama high school alma mater

Captain Munnerlyn has played seven seasons in the NFL, but he has never forgotten where he grew up. This past week, Munnerlyn returned for his 10-year ...

Alabama's 25 highest paid public school principals  WTVY, Dothan

The right principal at a school can be a big factor in improving the lives of students and the local community. The main role of a principal is being responsible for ...

Former Murphy coach C.D. 'Lefty' Anderson dies, leaving legacy of hard work, support, honesty

C.D. “Lefty” Anderson didn't just coach high school football players. He coached the coaches as well. “Anytime someone became a head coach in Mobile ...

11 Coastal Alabama Leaders You Should Know: Michael Pierce

Michael Pierce, a product of Murphy High School and Tulane University, played football in college and graduated with a degree in business. Little did he know ...

School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...

20 largest public high schools in Alabama

There once was a time that children in all grades attended school in one classroom. Those times are long gone. The largest high school in Alabama - Hoover ...

Alabama Roots: The NFL Draft's biggest bargains

Some of the best NFL players from Alabama high schools and colleges entered the league late in the draft.

Captain Munnerlyn's annual youth football camp  FOX10 News

Registration is now open for a youth football camp hosted by local NFL star Captain Munnerlyn.

Mobile Press-Register 200th Anniversary: Racial upheaval, vanishing jobs mark the '60s (1960-1969)

The University of South Alabama was established by the Legislature in May 1963, with construction on a new campus underway and the first classes being held ...

25 largest - and 25 smallest - high schools in Alabama

Alabama's high schools range from student populations of a little more than 150 to 2900-plus.

How to watch Mobile County high school graduations this week

All of the ceremonies held at the USA Mitchell Center will be broadcast live.

Activities at Murphy High resume after lock-down this morning

Murphy High School went on lock-down status this morning from about 7:25 to 8:20 a.m., after a student said a non-student had threatened to come on campus ...

Mobile County magnet schools to start application process earlier this year  WKRG News 5

The Mobile County Public School System says they will start the magnet school application process earlier this year.

School violence in Alabama: Was teacher shot in 1856 after strangling student who killed bird?

An 1856 newspaper report carried an account of a school shooting in Florence, Ala., that originated with a dispute when a student allegedly stepped on and ...

Alabama experiences another earthquake  WKRG News 5

Another earthquake has been reported in Alabama.

Carolina Panthers release Captain Munnerlyn

Getty Images. Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn breaks up a pass to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster during an NFL game ...

Tornado-ravaged Murphy High getting help from Panther Pride 5K Run

The Panther Pride 5K Run on Saturday is not going to raise all of the $35 million needed to restore Murphy High School to first-class condition after the ...

20 largest high schools in Alabama

The days of the little red schoolhouse are long gone. Some of Alabama's largest high schools have student populations that rival small colleges, according to ...

There have been 18 school shootings since Jan. 1, 2018, including 1 in Alabama

Wednesday's deadly attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the 18th school shooting of 2018.

Judge: Not Convinced of Evidence Against Honor Student Charged in Panera Murder  WKRG

A judge says he's not convinced there is enough evidence to proceed with charges against an honor student charged in connection with a murder outside a ...

The Latest: Another day, another crowd of 200,000 at draft  WKRG News 5

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT): 11:25 p.m. Music City certainly has helped itself attract a crowd with a free concert by ...

Should the Alabama Legislature send state funds to fix tornado-damaged Murphy? (poll)

MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile County school officials have sent their request to state leaders for funds to repair Murphy High School, which was severely damaged ...

Captain Munnerlyn's free football camp hits 9 years and counting

Former Murphy High School standout Captain Munnerlyn has returned to Mobile to hold a free football camp after every season of his NFL career.

Use-of-Force: When is it okay for police to use pepper spray?  FOX10 News

FOX10 Investigates called multiple police agencies in Mobile County and Baldwin County to try and find out their policies on the use of pepper spray.

A Southern Belle tells all: Former Mobilian writes about the Azalea Trail Court and more in first novel  Press-Register -

Former Mobilian Crickett Rumley's first novel is called "Never sit down in a Hoopskirt, and other things I learned in Southern Belle Hell." If the title alone doesn't ...

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