Breaking News from Gordon

Find the latest Gordon News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

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

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-03-19 21:07:07

Woman dies from injuries sustained in Thursday crash

MARIANNA, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A woman has died from her injuries after a crash in Marianna Thursday. According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, Madison Chafin, 20, was driving a Ford Mustang northbound on Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna just after 1:00 p.m. A Toyota Camry driven by Rachel Walls,

WJHG-TV - 2018-03-19 21:08:00

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

WSFA - 2018-03-19 22:07:55

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

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-19 22:57:00

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

A homeless man faces capital murder charges in the brutal murder of a Dothan woman Saturday night. Joe Nathan Duncan, 58, of Dothan, is charged for the murder of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler of 611 Hodgesville Road. "Around 8 p.m. Saturday we received a call from the caregiver of Mabel Fowler," Dothan P

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-19 17:01:00

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

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-03-20 13:36:25

Dothan Man Arrested for Capital Murder

Shortly after 8 PM on Saturday, March 17th Dothan Police received a call of a possible death at the residence located at 611 Hodgesville Road, Dothan. Once officers arrived, it was apparent that this was a crime scene. 91 year old Mabel Fowler was determined to be the victim of a homicide. Investiga

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-03-18 18:45:31

Dothan police arrest 1 in 'heinous murder' of 91-year-old woman

The Dothan Police Department has arrested a man and charged him with capital murder after a weekend homicide involving an elderly woman. Police responded to a call of a possible death at a house on Hodgesville Road around 8 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, police found 91-year-old Mable Fowler's bo

WSFA - 2018-03-18 18:44:05

Woman found dead in south Dothan house

An elderly woman was found dead on the floor of a house in south Dothan Saturday night. Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish said authorities received a call shortly after 8 p.m. of an unresponsive female in the 600 block of Hodgesville Road. "Once our units arrived, it appeared that there had been a s


POLICE: Victim in Hodgesville Road murder hired suspect

Police revealed more about the suspect in a Dothan murder at a Monday morning news conference. 58-year-old Joe Nathan Duncan ----- faces Capital Murder and Burglary charges after police found the body of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler on Saturday. Investigators say she was beaten to death in her home ----

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-19 03:06:00

Man arrested after Police find methamphetamine residue near child

FOUNTAIN, Fla. - A Fountain man who was arrested after authorities found drugs in his possession is also facing child abuse charges. According to the Bay County sheriff's office, 41 year old Paul Wynn was served a search warrant of his home looking for methamphetamine. Upon searching, authorities


The public deserves answers in case against school board

Certainly no one was surprised when former Dothan City Schools worker Torrie Ethridge filed a federal lawsuit against her former employer for sexual harassment. Ethridge, who had been hired as public relations manager of grants in 2014, was a star witness at the center of a cringe-worthy public hear


How much does Alabama lose when y'all buy your booze across state lines?

This story is a part of Ask Alabama, where you ask the questions, you vote to decide which questions we answer, and then we investigate. This week we're answering a question submitted by a reader from just outside Dothan who asked: How much tax money does Alabama lose to neighboring states due to


Seven Dothan residents arrested for recent string of armed robberies

Seven search warrants were executed across Dothan Wednesday morning, and six men and one woman are now behind bars. With the assistance of U.S. Marshal Service and FBI, Dothan police found evidence at the residences linking them to the recent string of armed robberies as well as other crimes. "Doors


Dothan man charged with capital murder

A Dothan man charged with capital murder in the death of an elderly woman is being held in jail under no bond. Joe Nathan Duncan, 58, was arrested and charged with killing Mabel Fowler, 91. Shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday, Dothan Police received a call of a possible death at the house at 611 Hodgesvil

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-18 19:53:00

Hands on Dothan gets ready for Spring

DOTHAN, AL (WTVY) -- The First United Methodist Church was busy Saturday morning as part of their Hands on Dothan Project. One of the projects includes planting at Aunt Katie's Community Garden. Volunteers were up early to help get the garden ready for the Spring season, including planting fresh soi


BCSO: Child found sleeping near drugs, two people arrested

FOUNTAIN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Bay County Sheriff's Deputies arrested two Fountain residents Thursday on multiple drug changes and child abuse after they say an infant was found sleeping near meth and marijuana. Investigators say they served a search warrant on the home in Fountain and arrested Paul


Another convenience store hit by armed trio

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -- Dothan Police are looking for three people who robbed a convenience store. It happened just before midnight Monday at the Hobo Pantry on the corner of Reeves Street and Murray Road. That's just north of the old northside K-Mart. Investigators say three armed men entered the st


Second Dothan robbery possibly connected to weekend robbery

The Dothan Police Department is investigating a second robbery that they believe could be connected to a robbery at a convenience store Sunday. Officers responded to a robbery at the Hobo Pantry in the 2400 block of Reeves Street Monday at around 11:40 p.m. An employee said three armed men entered


Dothan police warn suspects of Sunday robberies, 'You're next!'

Dothan police say several suspects are in custody after an investigation into a series of robberies that occurred Sunday. According to the Dothan Police Department Facebook page, during the early morning hours of Wednesday officers conducted five simultaneous search warrants across the city. The sea