Dothan, AL

3 nabbed, 1 wanted in Dothan pawn shop burglary

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - 3 suspects have been charged in relation to a pawn shop burglary that occurred early this week. On 8/12/2022, several suspects broke into a pawn shop in the 3000 block of South Oates St. in Dothan. The suspects used a vehicle to ram their way into...
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Fiery car crash on Ross Clark Circle

DPD has arrested three suspects in connection to a Dothan pawn shop burglary. As students are returning to school, the reports of child abuse go up. Find out the signs of abuse and how to report them. Houston Co. Schools sees big increase in student enrollment. Updated: 6 hours ago.

Historic Dothan building set for revitalization

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Plans to revitalize the Dothan City Center will start with the community’s beloved Opera House. On Tuesday, the Dothan City Commission met and approved design contracts for two projects in downtown Dothan. Those two projects included renovations to the historic Dothan Opera house and the building of a new outdoor events plaza that will connect Foster Street and Porter Park.

Ross Clark Circle wreck causes vehicle fire

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - A crash reported on Ross Clark Circle near Prevatt Road in Dothan resulted in a fire. According to Alabama Department of Transportation, the vehicle fire is closing westbound lanes and blocking left lane and left turn lane eastbound. Dothan police and fire responded to the accident...

2 arrests were made in a Dothan truck theft

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Two men have been arrested after police say they stole a truck and supplies from a business in Dothan. Police say, Anthony Jerome Harris, 58, of Headland, and Michael Earl Walker, 41, of Dothan, stole a truck, an enclosed trailer, and several pieces of equipment from a business on the 400 Block of Ross Clark Circle.

Dothan City Hall fraud allegations shake commissioners’ confidence

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Dothan city commissioners reluctantly voted on Tuesday to continue a child feeding program riddled with corruption allegations. “I don’t think we have any choice. We’re not going to sit up here and let children go hungry,” said District 5 Commissioner Gantt Pierce. But...

Pedestrian Dies after Accident in Montgomery County

Alabama State Troopers say a pedestrian has died after an accident in the Pike Road area. State troopers say 23-year-old Jose Prado of Dothan was near Marler Road, close to the Vaughn Road intersection. Investigators say he was critically injured when a driver hit cable wire laying in the road. The wire then hit Prado. He was taken to UAB Hospital in Birmingham where he later died.

Charges Cottonwood mayor faced in son’s shooting dismissed

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The assault charge Cottonwood, Alabama’s mayor faced in the shooting of his son has been dismissed. Houston County Circuit Judge Todd Derrick ruled there is overwhelming evidence that Mayor James Coachman’s actions were justified. His attorneys argued Tuesday that the mayor feared for his...

Search canceled for suspect

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - UPDATE: The search for Angela Dawn Hall has been canceled. ORIGINAL: The Houston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect. Angela Dawn Hall is wanted for questioning in reference to an ongoing theft of a motor vehicle case.

Cooler and wetter days ahead

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A few lingering showers and a couple storms will be possible tonight. Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies will remain with temperatures in the low to middle 70s. Thursday and Friday take our rain chances to 70% or higher. Dense cloud cover will keep our...

Milk plant closings to impact some schools in Ala.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Milk plant closures in Alabama and Mississippi will impact schools across the southeast. Borden Dairy is closing plants in Dothan and in Hattiesburg, Mississippi by the end of September 2022. Borden makes 8-ounce bottles of milk often served in schools. According to the Dairy Alliance that...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road closure on Meadowbrook Drive

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The City of Dothan has issued a road closure for the installation of storm drainage and other utilities. MidSouth Construction will close a section of Meadowbrook Drive, located between Ross Clark Circle and Cornell Avenue, starting Thursday, August 18th at 6:00 a.m. The road is...

Murder suspect McCraney makes another bid for release

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Facing longshot odds, capital murder suspect Coley McCraney is asking for his jail release on bond. His trial got scrapped last week because of a juror shortage. McCraney has been in the Dale County Jail since his March 2019 arrest on charges that he murdered two...

Walk the Dog Forecast for August 17, 2022

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Meteorologist Andrew Clarke has your daily walk the dog forecast sponsored by Wet Pets of Dothan!. Scattered showers and storms will develop today during the mid to late afternoon and continue into the evening hours as a frontal boundary sags southward into the Tri-State and interacts with moisture coming in off the Gulf of Mexico. Some of these storms could be on the strong to severe side, with damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph possible in spurts. Highs will top out in the mid 90s like yesterday.

Houston County Schools sees big increase in student enrollment

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - More people are moving to Houston County, which means more students are entering the school district. This year Houston County’s school system has an increase of over 300 students. Superintendent Brandy White says while anticipated; the growth is slightly more than expected. All five...

1 dead in Monday morning crash

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - An elderly man was identified as the victim in a fatal Monday morning crash in Dothan, according to police. In a release from the Dothan Police Department, officers were dispatched at around 8:00 a.m. on August 15 to a serious wreck at Ross Clark Circle and Haven Drive.