Police: Woman made up raccoon story to cover up shooting
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Police say an Alabama woman told a story about trying to shoot a rabid raccoon to cover up a fight that left her and her boyfriend with gunshot wounds.
Alabama man indicted in slaying of mom
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has been indicted on charges of killing his mother and burning her body.
The Dothan Eagle reports 36-year-old Chad Brogdon of Enterprise faces charges...
Inmate dies after being found in Alabama prison dorm
BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — Corrections officials are investigating a second inmate death at an Alabama prison within days.
A statement from the Department of Corrections says 53-year-old Elvin...
Trial set for Alabama trucker charged in teens’ slayings
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a February trial date for an Alabama trucker and part-time preacher charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two teenage girls two decades...
2 accused of stealing, freeing $95 cats from Alabama shelter
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say two people stole four cats from an Alabama shelter and freed nine other cats, each valued at $95.
Dogs that killed 29 cats at Alabama shelter were euthanized
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Two dogs that attacked and killed 29 cats at an Alabama shelter have been euthanized.
Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish told WTVY-TV the dogs were put down last week....
Dad dies before trial on death of baby found in freezer
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say a man awaiting trial for the death of his 6-month-old son has been found dead in his jail cell.
Mom gets 99 years over death of baby found in freezer
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to at least 99 years in prison for the death of her 6-month-old son, whose body was found in an Alabama motel room freezer last summer.
Trial to start for woman charged over baby found in freezer
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of an Alabama woman charged in the death of her 6-month-old son, whose body was found last summer in a motel room freezer.
Correction: Toddler-Car Death story
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — In a story about a toddler who died in a hot car, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the boy was from Georgia. He was from Alabama.
Bond revoked for Alabama man charged in son’s hot car death
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man charged with manslaughter in the death of his 2-year-old son has had his bond revoked following a different arrest.
Man pleads innocent to ’99 cold case slayings
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A man accused of killing two Dothan teens in 1999 has pleaded not guilty.
News outlets report that Coley McCraney entered a plea of not guilty to capital murder charges...
In coming days, Mother Nature could help crops or dash hopes
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Consistent rains over the next couple of weeks could produce strong cotton and peanut crops in Alabama, despite a relatively dry year.
Construction Partners: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) _ Construction Partners Inc. (ROAD) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $17.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Dothan, Alabama-based company said it had...
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A public school system in Alabama has delayed classes a second time because of continuing problems from a computer malware attack.
PARMA, Ohio (AP) — A no-kill shelter in Ohio is taking in about 30 cats that survived a deadly dog attack at an Alabama shelter.
WEWS-TV reports the Northeast Ohio SPCA No-Kill Pet Shelter...
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school system is delaying the start of classes because of what officials describe as a malware attack on its computers.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Two city officials say an Alabama animal shelter's outdated equipment allowed two pit bulls to fatally maul 29 cats.
WTVY-TV reports the dead cats were found Thursday by...
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An inmate in Alabama who was mistakenly set free has been taken back into custody ahead of a murder trial.
News outlets report 34-year-old Andrea Duhreal Flagg was...
Alabama judge resigns amid judicial ethics charges
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge has resigned amid judicial ethics charges that accuse him of having an affair with an attorney who was handling cases in his court.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A sizable increase in a state education fund is allowing local school systems to pay for school resource officers and maintenance projects and other items.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — The federal government is offering assistance to businesses in southeast Alabama that were affected by Hurricane Michael last October.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A southeast Alabama 2-year-old has been found dead in a car parked at his family's home.
Dothan Police Capt. Will Benny says a preliminary investigation suggests the...
Larry Harris finds life after retirement in bundt cakes
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — More than 20 years ago, Larry Harris learned how to make a 7-Up Bundt cake from scratch.
Over the years, he baked cakes for friends and family. Harris enjoyed doing it....
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A man has been reunited with the Auburn University class ring he lost most than 50 years ago.
The Dothan Eagle reports 74-year-old Victor Voss got his ring back Monday....
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — At least two workers at the Wayne Farms poultry facility in Dothan have been hospitalized following an acid leak.
One person's skin was exposed and another inhaled the...
Prosecutors ask judge to bar media, public from hearings
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to block the media and public from attending pretrial hearings in the high-profile case of a man charged in the cold case killings of two...
Man indicted on 5 capital charges in slayings
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Grand jurors have indicted a south Alabama trucker on five counts of capital murder in the slayings of two teenagers who were killed two decades ago.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A judge has denied bail for a man charged with killing two Dothan teens in 1999.
Dale County District Judge Stan Garner, Jr. on Friday denied bail for Coley...
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Two Alabama police officers are injured after what authorities describe as an attack by a man they were trying to help.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama high school teacher has been arrested on charges that she had sex with a student.
Dothan Police said Friday that 29-year-old Julia Engle, of Dothan, faces one...
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A missing woman has been found alive in her wrecked car five days after she was last seen in south Alabama.
Authorities say a passer-by noticed a car that was mostly...
Mistrial declared in Alabama murder case
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama jury failed to reach a verdict in a capital murder case this week, resulting in a mistrial.
The Dothan Eagle reports prosecutors will consider whether to retry...
Trial of Alabama man accused in son’s death to begin
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama jury could soon begin hearing arguments in the trial of a man facing a capital murder charge in the death of his toddler son.
The Latest: Man maintains innocence in cold case arrest
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man in a 1999 cold case (all times local):
An attorney for a man arrested and accused of the 1999 killings of two teenage...
The Latest: DA to seek death penalty in 1999 slayings
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on an arrest in the 1999 killings of two Alabama teenagers (all times local):
A prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty against a man...
Future Farmers of America changes with the times
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Even as agriculture has changed over the years, Future Farmers of Alabama says it's remaining relevant.
Students in the program learn leadership and public speaking —...
Alabama school system to eliminate up to 70 jobs
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school system says it may eliminate nearly 70 jobs after decisions to close some schools in an effort to save money.
Ex-mayor convicted of voter fraud, sentenced to year in jail
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama mayor convicted of voter fraud has been sentenced to a year in jail followed by two years of probation.
Construction Partners: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) _ Construction Partners Inc. (ROAD) on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $5.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Dothan, Alabama-based company said it had net income of 10 cents.
The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 15 cents per share.
Bollweevil it or not, Alabama town gets giant insects as art
ENTERPRISE, Ala. (AP) — Giant replicas of boll weevils will soon invade a southeast Alabama town that celebrates the insect.
Alabama city’s homeless count to take place Jan. 26
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama city's annual assessment of the number of homeless in its area will take place Jan. 26.
Kody Kirchhoff of The Harbor church says the count is important and volunteers are needed to help calculate those in shelters or transitional housing and those living on the street.
Volunteers will meet at The Harbor in Dothan at 10 a.m.
Ex-Alabama boys home worker acquitted of sexual misconduct
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A jury in south Alabama has acquitted a former boys home worker of sexual misconduct after state employees testified that he wasn't in town at the time of the alleged crime.
Woman pleads not guilty after dead baby found in freezer
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A woman has pleaded not guilty to charges related to the death of her 6-month-old son, whose body was found last summer in an Alabama motel room freezer.
Alabama city planning commissioner indicted on theft charges
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for an Alabama city planning commissioner says she's been indicted on theft charges over allegations that she stole clients' money while working at a local venue.
Millionaire paid Jews to move to a small Alabama town
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — She was already going to be late to the church, where once again she would try to explain her religion, even though it seems like most people in her town never really get it.
And now the latkes are burning.
Lisa Priddle wonders why she is trying so hard, why she is prepping and cooking and buying Hanukkah dreidels for people in the small Southern city that she and her husband moved to because a Jewish millionaire paid them to come build up the Jewish community there.
Dothan hires contractor to eradicate feral hogs
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Feral hogs have become a problem in Dothan's Eastgate Park, so city officials have hired a company to take control.
News outlets report the Dothan City Commission approved a contract this week with B&O Hog Feral Control to help trap and remove the estimated dozen to two dozen hogs roaming though the area.
Park officials say the hogs are damaging the park's grounds and can attack humans if they feel threatened.