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Two armed robberies 'targeting women' happen in broad daylight

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DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-22 23:24:34

Two Dothan men arrested for burglary, fraudulent use of credit card

Jared Michael Manuel, 35, and Anthony Bert Hughes, 42, both of Dothan, face burglary and fraudulent use of credit card charges.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-22 14:41:00

Identity Theft on the rise in Dothan

A string of car break-ins has Dothan Police on the hunt. Dothan Police believe Lay William Joseph Jr maybe behind a multi-state crime ring. Multiple victims have been hit with Identity Fraud. The thieves are looking for debit cards, checks, and social security cards. Make sure you are storing all pe

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-22 00:34:06

WDHN Storm Team: Hot & steamy weekend forecast

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) - This weekend, dangerously hot heat index temperatures are expected. The higher the heat index, the harder it is for your body to cool off. If you have outdoor plans, be sure to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water and take plenty of breaks. some showers or storms are possibl

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-23 03:29:47

Dothan man arrested on child sexual abuse charge

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DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-23 01:41:12

Dothan City Schools evaluating HVAC system at Kelly Springs Elementary School, could implement upgrades soon

Some sizable changes to Kelly Springs Elementary School’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems could come soon after engineers identified problems with the building’s level of fresh air.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-22 15:35:00

Dothan area arts and entertainment

Freedom Fest 2018 will be held Friday, June 29, from 4-10 p.m. at the Fort Rucker Festival Fields. The event is free and open to the public. There will be vendors, a kid’s fun area and rides. A parachute demonstration will be held at 6:15 p.m. and musical entertainment by the Maneuver Center of Exce

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-22 20:38:00

David's Catfish House is coming to Dothan

Parker Armstrong and a few partners are planning on opening a David’s Catfish House at 1559 Westgate Parkway, which is near the Comfort Inn and Suites. While design plans are still being finalized, Armstrong estimates the restaurant could be open in about 10 months.


Dothan man arrested for sex abuse of a child

Joseph Earl Poke, 53, of Dothan is charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old. Bond is set at $30,000.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-21 17:04:00

Dothan Utilities is ready to get down and dirty with new vehicle

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) --Dothan Utilities has had one item on their Christmas list for the past few years.Although it may be summertime, you won’t hear anyone complaining about their new toy.The Dothan City Commission authorized the purchase of a new Marsh Master for Dothan's Sewer Department.The vehic

WTVY.COM - 2018-06-21 17:22:00

A quiet neighborhood is shaken up - Two women robbed at knifepoint

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -Randy McDaniel, 53, has lived in the Cloverdale neighborhood all his life, but knew something was wrong when he saw police activity over the past couple of days.Once he heard the details, his first instinct was to come up with new safety measures for him and those around him."We

WTVY.COM - 2018-06-21 22:25:00

Kamryn Melton holds first ever WR vs. DB Football Camp in Dothan

Former Troy defensive back Kamryn Melton grew up right here in the Circle City, playing his football at Dothan High. While Melton is putting in work to fulfill his dream of playing pro football, he is still making time to give back to his home town.Melton hosted the first ever Kamryn Melton Wide Rec


Dothan man charged with burglary, credit card fraud

DOTHAN -- (WTVY)A Dothan man has been charged with burglary and fraud.Dothan police say 35 year old Jared Manuel is charged with the burglary of two separate homes between April and May of this year.He is also charged with burglarizing Carmike Cinema this month.Manuel also faces four counts of Fraud

WTVY.COM - 2018-06-21 22:44:00

New addition being added to Dothan Public Safety Center

Dothan, Ala (WDHN) - In Dothan, construction on the Wiregrass Public Safety Center. The center is expected to benefit law enforcement, emergency personnel, and the community as well. A new project is expected to be added to the center.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-06-22 01:39:33

Dothan Police Department holds active shooter training scenario

Pepper Mock Lieutenant Dothan Police Department says “If we want to provide the best service possible we have to work every day to make ourselves better, and this is part of it. With everything that goes on in the nation, this is our answer. This is the way we treat our officers to make them better,

WTVY.COM - 2018-06-21 18:24:00

Multiple houses damaged by early morning fire in Ashford

“Right now we are looking at one home being a complete loss, one neighbor’s home received damages from the heat of the fire, and the third home, well, we are still waiting to have damages confirmed,” said Ashford Police Chief Quinton Vann.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-06-21 15:45:00

Agent: Other teen girls claim inappropriate behavior by Jason Ford

However, a federal agent has testified in court that the FBI is aware of “five or six” underage females who have reported that Jason Ford, posing as a college softball coach with scholarships to offer, attempted to engage in inappropriate personal or sexual conversations.


Dothan Chick-Fil-A lovers in luck

Today a third Chick-Fil-A location opened in the Southeast Alabama Medical Center. Without a kitchen on the SAMC campus, the satellite location currently pulls from the Wiregrass Commons Mall location and will primarily serve hospital employees, patients and families.


Couple arrested for having sex at Westgate Park

“Many people have the impression, depending on the time of day, that an area may not be patrolled regularly,” David said. “If a patrol officer’s zone includes a public park, believe me, that park gets patrolled. We patrol all public parks regularly, including the parks that do not host daily activit


Kinsey man charged with drug trafficking

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) --A Kinsey man is charged with drug trafficking after officers found him in a vehicle with pounds of marijuana, and guns.