Gulf Shores/Orange Beach

Possible Shark Bite in Orange Beach Friday

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Alabama authorities say a 15-year-old boy swimming with his father in the Gulf of Mexico off Alabama may have been bitten by a shark. Orange Beach Assistant Police Chief Robert Howard say it happened about 1:20 p.m. Friday in waters near some condominiums at Orange Beach. Police say the teenager was near a sand bar when…

Two Bodies Found on the Alabama Coast in Search for Missing Louisiana Swimmers

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP)- Searchers have found two bodies on the Alabama coast near the area that crews have been searching for two Louisiana men who went missing in the surf. The missing swimmers have been identified as 28-year-old Ryan Guy and 22-year-old Darius Robinson, by Orange Beach police.  They were last seen near Perdido Pass on Sunday night. They…

Virus Outbreak Alabama Restaurants Large Crowds Return to Alabama Beaches

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — Large crowds have returned to Alabama beaches as the state loosened restrictions on restaurants and social gatherings. WKRG-TV reports that beaches are seeing sizeable crowds. Alabama beaches opened this month after being closed for six weeks. The state last week allowed restaurants to reopen dining rooms if social distancing measures were being followed. “Each weekend has gotten…