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Missing Alabama woman found alive in car days after disappearance

ALABAMA (ABC News) - A missing woman has been found alive in her wrecked car five days after she was last seen in south Alabama. Authorities say a passer-by noticed a car that was mostly hidden by brush in a ditch off a road Monday.


Alabama sets execution for man convicted in 1997 quadruple killing in Pelham

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama has scheduled a lethal injection for a man convicted in the 1997 deaths of four people, including two young girls, in Pelham. The Alabama Supreme Court set a May 16 execution date for Michael Brandon Samra.


2 Alabama corrections officers arrested on drug charges

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Two corrections officers in south Alabama have been arrested on drug charges. According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, 25-year-old Darryl Jerome Bradley was arrested over the weekend for attempting to smuggle illegal contraband into Station Correction Facility in Elmore


Geneva County Trash Amnesty Day

GENEVA, Ala. (WTVY) -- Geneva County is giving residents an opportunity to spring clean early this year. This weekend they're hosting the Geneva County landfill transfer station free cleanup for citizens.


Grissett bound to grand jury, bond reduction denied

A Coffee County man charged with murder is bound to the grand jury and his request for bond reduction denied. Joey Grissett, 46, of Coffee Springs was bound over to the grand jury after an hour and one half hearing before District Judge Chris Kaminski in Enterprise April 23.


Alabama lottery bill barely clears first hurdle

A bill to allow people to vote on whether to establish a lottery in Alabama cleared its first hurdle today in the Legislature. The Senate Tourism Committee approved the bill by Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Atmore, on a 6-5 vote.


Police: Enterprise man tries to sell someone else’s home

ENTERPRISE, AL (WSFA) - An Enterprise man is facing charges after police say he listed a home for sale that belonged to someone else. Tony Glen Grimes, 56, is charged with attempted theft of property.


"I know she's where she needs to be":Mother and family discuss life without Breunia Jennings

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) - For the past year, the family of Breunia Jennings says losing her has been like a burden. "When they told me it was my child I couldn't believe it I couldn't accept it that somebody could kill my child I didn't want to accept it," mother of Breunia Lakesia Reeves said.


Alabama grants 216 hemp licenses: Here’s the county-by-county list

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries has granted more than 200 licenses for growers of industrial hemp, the agency announced. The licenses cover 152 growers, 59 processors and five universities, covering the growth, cultivation, processing and research of the plant.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Mama June Allegedly Living Out of Alabama Hotel Rooms in Wake of Crack Cocaine Arrest

Following her arrest last month for crack cocaine possession, Mama June Shannon and boyfriend Geno Doak have reportedly been living out of Alabama hotel rooms as they await next steps in their case.


WDHN Storm Team: Dry and warm Wednesday, stormy Thursday night

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) - The warm and dry weather will be sticking around for Wednesday afternoon. Thanks to a southerly wind, conditions will become a little more humid ahead of the next storm system that will be here Thursday night.


Everyone can now have their own sweet home in Alabama

Now that it’s 2019, no longer does the term “Sweet Home Alabama” have to be just a famous Lynyrd Skynyrd song, or a Reese Witherspoon romantic comedy. That’s because anyone who has always wanted to own a home of their own in Alabama now has a new tool to help them do that for the first time, or even


Alabama men notice woman eating alone, invite her to join them in touching act of kindness

OXFORD, Ala. — A beautiful gesture at an Alabama restaurant has gone viral. A man named Jamario Howard posted on Facebook that he and two of his friends went to eat at a restaurant in Oxford last week when he noticed a woman sitting alone.


Alabama Senate committee passes lottery bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A lottery proposal has cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee on Tuesday voted 6-5 to advance the bill by Republican Sen. Greg Albritton of Atmore.


Enterprise breaks ground on $12 million residential development

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — A $12 million residential development broke ground right across from the Enterprise airport Tuesday afternoon. The development is called the Landing, and it will offer farm-like homes to future homebuyers.


Alabama State Trooper and Deputy of the Year award goes to Wiregrass again

DOTHAN, AL. (WTVY) - The Houston County commissioners recognized several people Tuesday morning at their commission meeting. Commander of VFW post 3073 Mike Naro and Quartermaster Ed Pritchard presented state awards to two Wiregrass law enforcement workers.


Spice-related overdoses on the rise in Alabama - again; feds warn about ‘disturbing’ trend

Federal authorities said they’re seeing a spike in spice-related overdoses in northern Alabama and want to get out the word before it hits the 2015 levels that sent hundreds to the hospital.


Ozark possibly becoming US Navy's next-gen helicopter training assembly location

Ozark, Ala. (WDHN) — The City of Ozark is giving its support to Bell Helicopter as it competes against overseas manufacturers in a training helicopter competition. According to a press release from Gov. Kay Ivey, should Bell's 407GXi helicopter be selected for the U.S. Navy's helicopter training pro


Dothan police search for pair wanted in theft case

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Dothan police are looking for two people wanted for questioning in a theft investigation. The first is a white woman with dark hair dressed in a hot pink shirt with a 4T Ranch emblem.