A Houston County jury found Thursday (8/21) guilty of capital murder in the death of an elderly Wickburg woman. The jurors deliberated less than three hours before returning the verdict. Walker was one of two people to stand trial in connection with the 2001 home invasion robbery and shooting death of 87-year old Bessie Lee Thweatt. Rex Beckworth was convicted earlier and sentenced to death. A day later, the jury recommended a sentence of death for Walker. Circuit Judge Larry Anderson is not bound by the recommendation but, in most case, a judge will hand down the penalty suggested by the jury.
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Governor Robert Bentley issued a statement following the deadly tornado that struck Oklahoma on Monday afternoon.
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A controversial gun bill passed the Alabama legislature on the last day of the session.
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On May 17, 2013 the Dothan Police Department arrested Shelly Newton after confirming he worked at a local business too close to a school.
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The Dothan Animal Shelter and Save a Pet need your help in placing lovable animals into good homes.
Two Dothan Men Arrested for Burglary
Ryan Rodriguez and Lamar Wade were arrested for breaking into a Dothan home.