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New information in the deadly Blakely shooting

BLAKELY, Ga. (WDHN) — Both the city of Blakely and the Blakely Police Department held a news conference with updated information on the deadly shooting that left one dead and six injured on Sunday. Watch above for a video from the news conference. NEW INFORMATION:. On Monday, WDHN learned...
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Man killed by working on his semi-truck at the Dothan Circle K

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A Dothan man was working on a tractor-trailer in the parking lot of the Circle K when police say a parts failure killed the man. On Sunday night at the Circle K on Headland Avenue, Michael West was working underneath his semi-truck on the suspension when a part came loose and killed him, according to Dothan police.

5-year-old flown to a hospital after being burned by boiling water

DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A 5-year-old has been life-flighted with injuries after being burned by boiling water in Dale County. The incident happened in the Whispering Lakes Trailer Park community in the Ozark-Newton area late Monday afternoon. The severity of the child’s injuries as well as if there...

1 dead, several others injured in Blakely shooting

Wiregrass All-Stars prepare for international clash with Australian National Softball Team. WTVY speaks with Geneva HC Ashley Bell and Crimson Tide pitcher Jaala Torrence as the Wiregrass All-Star/Australian National Team matchups happen this week. The BlueHeart Foundation 334's 2nd Annual Free School Supply Giveaway coming in July. Updated: 5 hours...

Geneva Co. car crash leaves 1 seriously injured after being trapped

SLOCOMB, Ala. (WDHN) — A two-vehicle car crash in Slocomb led to one being seriously injured and the roof of an SUV being cut off. On Monday at around 7:06 a.m., Slocomb Fire-Rescue and Fadette VFD were sent to a two-vehicle crash with a victim possibly trapped on 4448 County Road 28.

JAIL Report for June 25-26, 2022

Morgan Robinson, 24, Marianna, Florida: Battery: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Tristan Robinson, 23, Marianna, Florida: Battery: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Jantz Johnson, 37, Marianna, Florida: No valid driver’s license, fleeing and eluding: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Kadeen Whitmore-Green, 37, West Palm Beach, Florida: Aggravated battery with...

One dead and six injured in Blakely shooting

BLAKELY, Ga. (WDHN) — An early morning shooting in Blakely left one person dead and six others injured. More News from WRBL According to the Blakely Police Department, officers were at North Church St. and Washington Avenue when they heard numerous gunshots down North Church Street, near a densely crowded area of the nightclubs and […]

Houston County jail inmate collapses, dies

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -A Houston County Jail inmate died Friday night of what is described as natural causes. James R. Davenport, 54, collapsed in his cell and was taken to Southeast Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd told News 4. An autopsy will...

Blakely Police name suspects in Sunday shooting

DOTHAN, Ala. (Press Release) - Update: Joshuah Burden is now in custody. On Sunday June 26th at approximately 12:45 a.m. Blakley Police Officers heard and responded to numerous gunshots coming from North Church St. Officers initially discovered 3 victims suffering from gunshot wounds and began administering first aid. Eric Eafford, 47, was transported by EMS to LifeBrite Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

7 killed, 46 injured in 10 weekend mass shootings nationwide

WASHINGTON — The shooting occurred early Sunday at a private venue in South Tacoma, where a large crowd was gathering. A Texas trail ride, a barbecue in New York City and a stone bridge in Minneapolis were among the settings for at least 10 mass shootings that erupted across the country between Friday and late Sunday, marking the fifth consecutive weekend U.S. law enforcement officers have responded to multiple incidents, each involving four or more victims shot.

“Kam’s Car Care” takes off through community support

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - “Kam’s Car Care” is taking off with success after just a few weeks. Kameryn Mitchell, a Houston Academy graduate, is getting ahead on paying for his college expenses. He’s detailing cars all summer long. Mitchell is headed to Troy University on an...

7 shot, 1 dead near busy south Georgia nightclub

BLAKELY, Ga. — One person is dead and six more are injured after a shooting in a busy nightlife area of one south Georgia town. Police in Blakely, Georgia say they were patrolling North Church Street at 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning when they heard gunfire further down the street.

Local restaurants continue to navigate through challenging times

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Juggling great food, exceptional service, and fair prices is a challenge Wiregrass restaurants are navigating. Brett Smith, Owner of Stix & Cones expresses, “The threat of the current economic squeeze, has been more so than the threat of the pandemic.”. Inflation is forcing businesses to...