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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.
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Convicted Dothan killer dies in prison

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -A Dothan man convicted of murdering his uncle and sentenced to death has died in prison from natural causes, proclaiming his innocence until the end. Jerry “Tadpole” Hammond, whose sentence had been commuted to life without parole, died on June 17, his attorney and an obituary confirm. He was 70.
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Dothan man charged after crashing into an Abbeville home

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (WDHN) — Abbeville Police have arrested a Dothan man after they say he crashed into a home. On Monday around 1:15 a.m., police were called out to investigate a suspicious vehicle at Girard Park. When officers made contact with the vehicle, the suspect fled the scene striking...

Man charged with threatening Dothan healthcare workers

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -A man is charged with threatening employees at a Dothan medical clinic that a gunman previously shot up in an unrelated incident. Police on Friday arrested Robert Lee Anderson, 21, on one count of Making a Terror Threat, alleging he told PrimeCare Family and Urgent Care employees that he would physically harm them.

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...

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...

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...

Harley-Davidson of Dothan honored for its 50 years of service

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — In honor of its 50th anniversary, a motorcycle dealership in the Circle City is being honored by Houston County leaders. In July of 1972, the Holland family, who owns Harley-Davidson of Dothan, officially opened the dealership. According to Mark Culver, the Houston County Chairman, during the five decades of serving the Wiregrass, the Hollands have gone above and beyond for the community.

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.

Local woman collects over $2,000 for Saliba Center repairs

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - A local woman has single handedly raised approximately $2,500 for the Alfred Saliba Family Service Center. After the center was vandalized, Bettye Guy called around to businesses, friends, and family to bring in donations. On Monday, the center surprised Guy and thanked her for all she’s...

Numerous showers & storms expected this week

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — We’ve had a few isolated showers/storms this evening. Most if not all of us will be dry for the the rest of the evening and overnight hours. Temperatures will be in the low to middle 70s. Tuesday will be seasonably warm with a 60%...

“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...

News4 Now: What’s Trending?

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - News 4′s Justin McNelley takes a look at what’s trending in the Wiregrass!. Subscribe to our News 4 newsletter and receive the latest local news and weather straight to your email every morning. Get instant notifications on top stories from News 4 by downloading our mobile apps.

Amateur or ham radio club gathering in Enterprise

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN)—The Enterprise amateur radio club, also known as ham radio, held a forum at Johnny Henderson Park. to introduce the public to a form of communication that’s been popular over the decades, not just as a hobby but for being so helpful. During the “killer” March...