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Soldier Buys Boys Dinner At Taco Bell After Learning They Were Hungry

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.28.2016 | Good News

This soldier went above and beyond to make sure two boys could have a proper dinner.  Lt. Col. Robert Risdon Jr., a U.S. Army Ranger, stoppe...

Mobile Is 'Secretly Awesome'

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.11.2014 | Travel

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Mobile is that "other" city on the northern Gulf Coast, the one that sometimes gets lost between the beaches of the Florida Panh...

WATCH: Town Accidentally Hires Drag Queens To Dance In Christmas Parade

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A small town in Alabama is up in arms after community organizers booked an all-male, gender-bending dancing group to perform in their annual Christmas...

Little Girl Would Rather Go To Mobile, Alabama Than The 'Happiest Place On Earth'

Posted 12.19.2013 | Parents

Little girl thinks she is going on a trip. Mom keeps the destination a secret until they are at the airport -- because it is Disney World! But not eve...

Carnival Cruise Lines: A Prescription for Navigating Rough Media Waters

Lin Humphrey | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business
Lin Humphrey

Despite the criticism the line has received, Carnival has the opportunity to show great leadership in how it responds going forward. Here are five steps Carnival should take to improve its media problems.

3 Injured In Fuel Barge Explosions

Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

Three people were seriously injured when two barges previously loaded with liquid natural gas exploded on the east side of the Mobile River in Alabama...

PHOTOS: Drifting Cruisers' Hilarious Signs

Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel

If there's been one good thing to come out of the five-day cruise from hell on the Carnival Triumph, it's been a spark for the creativity of the waywa...

Carnival Triumph Passengers Face Another Setback

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2013 | World

* Docking of ship ends ill-fated voyage * Ship lost power and toilets overflowed * First lawsuit against Carnival Corp f...

Every Downtown Mobile Hotel Booked By Carnival Passengers, Crew

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel

MOBILE, Ala. -- Every downtown hotel in Mobile was booked solid Thursday night, as crew members, passengers and their family members streamed into the...

Mobile Preps For Carnival Triumph Passengers

Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel

The city of Mobile is preparing to host a few thousand disgruntled tourists. The Carnival Triumph, the disabled cruise ship that's currently being ...

WATCH: Tornado Hits Walgreens

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 12.27.2012 | Green

Amazing surveillance video from a Walgreens pharmacy in Mobile, Ala., captured the harrowing moments when a tornado bore down on the store Christmas D...

6 Rescued From Sinking Boat Off Alabama Coast

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Good News

PERDIDO BEACH, Ala. -- The Coast Guard says one of its crews rescued five adults and a 13-year-old boy from the water after their 32-foot vessel sank ...

'Justice For Trayvon' Beating Is Actually Feud Among Neighbors: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.27.2012 | Crime

Cops in Mobile, Ala. made their first arrest in the apparent mob beating of Matthew Owens: Terry Rawls surrendered Wednesday on assault charges. In...

ONLINE OF FIRE: Military Wife Learns About Husband's Death Through Facebook

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.20.2012 | Crime

Military wife Ariell Taylor-Brown always knew that her husband, Staff Sgt. Christopher Brown, might be killed in the line of duty. What she never e...

We're Not Forgotten

Leevones Dubose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Leevones Dubose

But we've got reason for hope and we've already seen change. We've got commitments to work together to finally heal our communities and make our families whole.

Gulf Coast to Visitors: Y'all Come Down and Eat!

Bryan Gobin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bryan Gobin

With the exception of oil lapping ashore along Louisiana's marshy wildlife refuge, near-shore fishing waters appear clear as ever. Seafood is still available.

Alabama Local News Station's Live Twitter Billboard FAIL

AOL | Amar Toor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We understand why the mainstream media would want to take every opportunity they can to let the world know that they're on Twitter. After all, Twitter...