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BPS investigating armed robbery at Taco Bell

Early Sunday morning an unknown suspect held a Taco Bell employee at gunpoint during an armed robbery. Stalina Rich arrived at work and said she began to open up everything for the day, while leaving the doors unlocked waiting for other employees. While preparing things in the back of the store, Ric

POST-SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-03-20 17:13:00

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

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

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

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 make arrests in connection with copper wire thefts

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Three men are facing charges in connection with a series of large-scale thefts of copper wire from a vacant industrial manufacturing facility. According to Lynn Haven police, Sunday afternoon a patrol officer found a silver Ford truck in the woods of the 1000 block of

WJHG-TV - 2018-03-19 20:55:00

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

MYHERALDREVIEW.COM - 2018-03-20 13:15:00

Bainbridge cancer survivor to be honored at Celebrate Life event

Friday afternoon the red carpet will be rolled out for numerous patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Newnan, Georgia. One of those patients will be Bainbridge resident, Constance Jakes. Jakes will takes part in the center's Celebrate Life 2018 e

POST-SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-03-21 00:25:00

BPS: Armed Robbery at Taco Bell

Bainbridge Public Safety responded to an armed robbery call at Taco Bell in Bainbridge over the weekend. According to the incident report, here's what happened: On Sunday, March 18th Officer Jayson Myers was dispatched to Taco Bell in reference to an armed robbery. An employee, Stalina Rich, arrived

SOWEGALIVE.COM - 2018-03-19 14:55:34

Fire destroys two homes, damages one

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. - An early morning fire destroys two homes and damages another in Lynn Haven. Officials responded to the call at Ravenwood Court in Lynn Haven around 5 am and worked the scene until 11. Two homes were fully involved in the flames, those 2 homes are being considered total losses.


Roughly 10,000 customers affected by power outages

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The City of Tallahassee says that roughly 10,000 customers are being impacted by outages all over the city. After speaking to COT officials, WTXL ABC 27 learned that roughly 10,000 people were affected by outages. Roughly 10,000 customers currently without power on west s

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-19 17:15:00

Electric outage affecting thousands of city customers

City of Tallahassee electric crews are responding to a power outage that was affecting some 10,000 customers across a wide swath of town. The outage affected West Tennessee Street near and west of campus, parts of Frenchtown, Old Bainbridge Road, West Tharpe Street and North Monroe Street. Electric

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 17:52:46

LCSO arrest woman for hitting her mother over not having functional car

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A woman was arrested for hitting her mother in the face with a cellphone over not having a functional car. Edidiong Eno, 21, was charged with domestic battery by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on March 12 after hitting her mother in the face with a cellphone. According


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


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

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


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


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


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 ----


West Gadsden Middle School Closing Monday after leak

QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) --- West Gadsden County Middle school will remain closed on Monday after a leak was found inside the school. According to Gadsden County Schools Superintendent Roger Miller, tests will be done to the water and officials will re-evaluate when the school will be re-opened. Gadsden