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Shooting on Range Street in Dothan sends one to hospital

Dothan police investigators responded to a firearm assault in the 700 block of South Range Street Thursday night. One male, 23, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According law enforcement, no arrests have been made at this time and the case is still

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-23 15:12:00

1 injured after shooting in Dothan

Dothan police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured. According to police, the shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 700 block of S. Range Street. When officers arrived on the scene they found a victim laying on the ground. The victim had what appeared to be a non-life threatenin

WSFA - 2018-03-23 16:44:17

Ozark woman claims $5.3 million from Florida Lotto

OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) - People buy lottery tickets from Fortune Liquors in Campbellton every day with hopes of striking it rich. Though chances may be slim... for a Wiregrass woman it was her lucky day. 57-year-old Cassandra Holmes of Ozark won $8 million in last week's drawing of the Florida Lotto.

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:44:00

Shooting threat deemed not credible at Cottonwood High, parents feel left in the dark

COTTONWOOD, Ala. (WTVY) -- Parents are upset after the report of a shooting threat against Cottonwood High School. It all happened Tuesday night and many parents believe they were kept in the dark. Administrators say they may have handled the situation wrong. Superintendent David Sewell says, "We


Spring Breakers bringing heavy traffic to Circle City

A 2-month period where dothan residents deal with an unsually higher volume of traffic... As students from all over travel south for some fun in the sun. But, from a business standpoint.. spring break is beneficial for most. Thursdays to Saturdays are the worst, but the switch in traffic isn't un

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-24 06:07:00

Truck rolls over legs of woman who fell from the vehicle

This is for Apple and Google only as they have to review the paywall for app submissions A Noma woman was seriously injured in a Wednesday evening vehicle incident in Holmes County. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Katheen Mills, 77, fell out of a 1996 GMC pickup truck she had parked in the d

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-22 23:26:00

New event venue opens in Slocomb

SLOCOMB, Ala. (WTVY) - Built 65 years ago, a building that once stood as a cotton manufacturing warehouse is now an event venue - The Cotton House. The only one of its kind in Slocomb. Retired couple Marty and Sandra Glover took over the warehouse. At first, they rented the space to those in the

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-24 02:36:00

Fallen soldier lives on through businessman's brand

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -- You'll never see DeWayne McAllister working out without reppin' the initials "W-G." "That was his saying, 'Weight Gang,' all the time," said McAllister. The term comes from his friend, Angel Lopez. McAllister and Lopez were stationed together in Fort Knox, Kentucky and both

KWTX - 2018-03-24 18:31:00

NHS Principal Wants To Stay With DCS

Dr. Charles Corbitt, Jr. submitted his resignation letter to Dothan City Schools on March 13th, but only to resign as the principal of Northview High School. Corbitt expressed interest to be considered for career advancement within the system in his letter. WDHN News requested the resignation letter

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-03-22 21:16:23

Many Job Openings in Dothan

From restaurants to retail if your looking for a job Dothan may have you covered. "Right now there are about thirteen hundred jobs available right here in a 25 mile radius of Dothan," said Dothan Mayor Mark Saliba. Along with the thirteen hundred jobs available, their are still more business either


BCSO responds to barricaded, armed man in Marianna

Ross Adams reportedly barricaded himself in a Jackson County home and fired what deputies there called "a shot telling deputies he was serious." MARIANNA - The Bay County SWAT team was called in after a man barricaded himself in a Jackson County home and fired what deputies there called "a shot tell


Fallen soldier lives on through Dothan businessman's brand

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - You'll never see DeWayne McAllister working out at Dothan Athletic Club without reppin' the initials "W-G." "That was his saying, "Weight Gang," all the time," said McAllister. The term comes from his friend Angel Lopez, who loved to say "Weight Gang" all the time. McAlliste


Fountain man charged with sexually abusing girl, boy

Philip Mullins reportedly told two other adults he was sexually active with two juveniles, later identified as a boy and a girl between ages 12 and 18. FOUNTAIN - A Bay County man is behind bars after two juveniles told authorities he sexually abused them, according to arrest reports. Philip David M


A 91-year-old Alabama woman hired a homeless man to do yard work, and he beat her to death, police say.

DOTHAN, Ala. - A homeless man faces capital murder charges in the brutal murder of a woman Saturday night. Joe Nathan Duncan, 58, of Dothan, is charged for the murder of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler. "Around 8 p.m. Saturday we received a call from the caregiver of Mabel Fowler," Dothan Police Chief Chie


New details on 91-year-old's murder

Dothan police spent hours Saturday night investigating the death of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler, and in a press conference Monday morning, Chief Steve Parrish said it was a tough case for all involved. "It's one that resonates within our community and reminds us how violent people can be," said Parrish


Prank Calls Putting Law Enforcement and Homeowners in Dangerous Situations

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Fake 911 calls are being placed in Dothan, putting law enforcement and homeowners in dangerous situations. It's known as swatting. Individuals place prank calls to emergency services in order to send a large number of armed police officers to a particular address. An incident


Two juveniles arrested for internet scams that led to armed robbery

Two Dothan juveniles were arrested and charged with first-degree robbery Monday afternoon after police responded to a call in the 1300 block of Alexander Drive Monday. According the Dothan Police Department, the victim was responding to an internet sales advertisement. When the victim arrived at an


A jarring crime and quick arrest

The murder of an elderly Dothan woman on Saturday came as jarring news, and as details emerged, the more harrowing the crime became. On Monday, Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish provided an overview of the murder of Mable Fowler. Her killer beat her violently and used an edged weapon. An autopsy wil


Three Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of One

Today, following a three vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, March 15, a Florida woman has passed away due to injuries she sustained as a result of the crash. The accident took place on Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna. The deceased has been identified by authorities as 25 year old Rachel W


Police: Homeless man killed elderly Dothan woman who hired him

Dothan police say a homeless man killed the elderly woman who had recently given him a job. Joe Nathan Duncan, 58, is charged with capital murder in the death of Mabel Fowler, 91. Fowler's body was found at her home Saturday, located off Hodgesville Road. Police say they believe she was killed that