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SBI: Dothan man dies after being restrained by officers

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) - On Wednesday, July 18, the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) responded to a custodial death investigation in Dothan, at the request of Dothan Police Chief Steven Parrish.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-07-19 19:52:48

ABI investigates Dothan man’s death in police custody

Police responding to a medical emergency call at about 8:30 p.m. encountered the patient, 38-year-old William Earl Jackson, inside a Price Street residence. Jackson was disorderly, displaying erratic, violent behavior, Parrish said. After Jackson tried to strike the officers, he was placed in handcu

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-07-19 21:41:00

Man dies in Dothan Police custody

DOTHAN, Al. (WTVY)DOTHAN – DOTHAN – On Wednesday, July 18, 2018, the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) responded to a custodial death investigation in Dothan, at the request of Dothan Police Chief Steven Parrish.The investigation stems from a 911 call for medical assistance, to which Dotha

WTVY.COM - 2018-07-19 15:07:00

Dothan man arrested after spree of business burglaries

The stores Pearson allegedly burglarized are Dollar General and Hop-In on Cottonwood Road, Italian Express and People Ready on Ross Clark Circle, Styles Unlimited Barber Shop on South Oates Street, the Wiregrass Recreation Center on Sixth Avenue and the Family Dollar on Palm Jean Road.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-07-18 22:57:36

Man arrested after leading deputies on high speed chase through two counties

HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -An Alabama man is facing charges after deputies say he led them on a chase and nearly hit a law enforcement vehicle.Holmes County Sheriff's Deputies tried to conduct a traffic stop in Holmes County Saturday on a vehicle driven by Raymond Connor, 29. They say Connor w

WTVY.COM - 2018-07-19 10:06:00

Credit card giants urge gas companies to update skimming security

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) --Credit card companies are pressuring on gas stations across the nation, urging them to update their card systems to prevent skimming.

WTVY.COM - 2018-07-19 17:37:00

Police: Dothan man arrested for several local burglaries

Dothan Police say 20 year old Brandon Lashun Pearson was arrested on Tuesday. DPD investigators say Pearson over the last month has burglarized local business by breaking out the front glass doors. Pearson was charged with seven counts of Burglary 3rd degree. The businesses he was charged with are t

WTVY.COM - 2018-07-19 10:16:00

Welfare check leads to meth arrest

GRACEVILLE, Fla. – The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Pensacola woman following a welfare check in the area of Reddick Mill Road and Jackson Branch on Tuesday, July 17.

CHIPLEY BUGLE - 2018-07-19 04:57:18

Pensacola woman faces drug charges after Holmes County welfare check

After getting to the scene, the deputy made contact with two women, discovering that one of them, identified as Stacy Charles, 49, had an active warrant out of Washington County.

WJHG-TV - 2018-07-19 05:50:00

Buying school supplies this sales tax-free holiday weekend

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) --Whether its school supplies or clothes discounted at half off…it sounds like big savings until you fill your cart.Melissa Warnke, Spokeswoman Alabama Retail Association, says "Any article of clothing, $100 or less per item is tax free. Any book that's thirty dollars or less is

WTVY.COM - 2018-07-18 18:13:00

Gordon suspends town clerk in another controversy

“It has been determined that a council member was contacted by SARCOA, and council agreed an investigation was needed,” said Gordon Police Chief Jim Mock. “Once I was contacted by the council, an investigation began immediately. At this time information in this case is limited, but, it will be an in

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-07-18 14:47:00

DPD: Monday's fatal shooting was not random

Upon arrival, officers found Vantavius McKay, 24, with a gunshot wound laying on the sidewalk in critical condition. They administered CPR and rushed him to the hospital.


Another victim comes forward in Windmill Station theft case

DOTHAN, Ala.-- Another victim has come forward against former DCS School Board member and former Harri Anne Smith campaign manager, Gayla McMullen White. A second charge has been filed against White for Theft of Property 1st degree.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-07-18 16:38:59

West prepares to face Democrat Adam Jortner for state school board in November

Hill has given her best wishes to West in the upcoming race and said, “I have such gratitude for all of the people that have supported me along the way, and to those that came out and voted. I know God wanted me to run, but he didn’t want me to win. The journey has been so worth it, and I would do i

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-07-18 19:39:00

No arrest anticipated in Monday’s shooting, investigation leads to self-defense

Dennis Jackson Jr., 36, of Dothan, surrendered himself to officers hours after shooting Vantavius Dishon McKay, 24, of Dothan, who died later at a hospital.


Smoking to be banned in public housing; Dothan Housing Authority taking steps to promote message

A smoking ban that the Department of Housing and Urban Development finalized on Feb. 3, 2017, will take effect at the end of the month. Tenants and visitors will be unable to smoke within housing units and public housing authority buildings due to the rule.


Headland wins third straight Dixie Majors state baseball championship

Connor Hutto and Brannon combined for the win on the mound , racking up nine strikeouts . In addition to Quincey's home run at the plate , Conner McKenzie, Jayden Raybon and Will Parker had two hits each. Also with a hit each in the game were Conner Hutto, Xander Scoggins, Easton Boutwell, Bryant Bu

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-07-18 19:50:00

Search warrants issued leads to multiple arrests, drugs, firearms, cash seized

On July 11, officers with the Headland and Abbeville police departments conducted a search warrant at 106 Lindsey St. in Headland. Inside the residence officers found marijuana, synthetic marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.


Local bodybuilders Jim McCraney, Monica Gondim prepare for event at Dothan Civic Center

“In 1965, remote control TVs had just come out,” McCraney remembers. “I went to my cousin’s house and he was like, ‘Look, watch this’ click, click, click.


Driver Injured in Jackson County Crash

Marianna, Fla. - A Georgia man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle wreck in Jackson County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.