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Dothan Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash

 A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Dothan man. According to ALEA Corporal Justin Vann,  Andrew Antonio Ousley, 52, was killed when his 2014 Chevrolet Corvette struck a 2016 Chevrolet Corvette.  The crash occurred on Houston County Road 4 near Oscar Helms Road at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday. Ousley, who was not using a seatbelt, was pronounced dead…

Ashford Woman Killed in Sunday Morning Crash

 A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of an Ashford woman. According to ALEA Sgt. Michael Simmons, Ashley Brooke Crane, 40, was killed when the 2011 Honda CRV that she was operating left the roadway, struck a drainage culvert and overturned. The crash happened at 1:20 a.m. on Sunday. Crane was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on…

Man Charged with Killing Infant Son Found Dead in Cell

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating a “death in custody” after an inmate was found dead in his cell in south Alabama. According to SBI Lieutenant Heath Carpenter, a Houston County Corrections Officer requested emergency medical assistance at approximately 9:50 pm Friday after observing an unresponsive inmate.  Corrections staff, Sheriff’s Deputies, and Paramedics from the Dothan Fire Department performed…

Fatal ATV Crash Claims the Life of an Ashford Man

A single-vehicle crash in Houston County has claimed the life of an Ashford man. According to ALEA Sgt. Drew Brooks, Corey James Dunn, 52, was killed when the ATV he was driving left the roadway and struck a ditch. Dunn was airlifted to Southeast Health, where he later died due to injuries sustained in the crash. The crash occurred on East…

Alabama Wrecks leave Two Pedestrians Dead

One in Coffee County, the other in Houston County.

The first accident happened in Coffee County and involved a 60 year old Elba woman headed back to her car from a ballgame when she was hit by a car and killed. She’s identified as 60 year old Pamela Jan Clements. The pick-up that hit her was driven by 56 year old Robert Lydell Smith of Brundidge. The accident happened…

Center Stage in Houston County Agrees to Cease Gambling Operations

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has announced an agreement to cease illegal gambling operations at Center Stage in Houston County.  The following is the press release from the Attorney General’s office:     Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Cessation of Illegal Gambling in Houston County   (MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced today that the Houston Economic Development Association (“HEDA”)—a non-profit…

Alabama Photographer Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

An Alabama photographer has pleaded guilty to more than 175 counts of possession of child pornography.  Todd Wayne Fye was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday, but entered his guilty plea last week. Fye owned a photography studio in Dothan. Houston County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Bill Rafferty said at the time of Fye’s arrest that police do not believe the…