NEW DETAILS: Owner, one of two killed in auto dealership shooting, served in military

The auto dealership owner found shot to death inside his business on Monday was a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran who loved horses and cars, according to an online obituary. Frank D. Buck, 71, and his friend, Lester Golson, 59, were both found dead of apparent gunshot wounds inside of Buck-I Auto Sales after what Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies said was a struggle involving a gun....


Sophomore removed from Dixie HS following concerning messages about school shooting

Sophomore removed from Dixie HS following concerning messages about school shooting

A male sophomore at Dixie High School is facing charges after posting concerning statements on social media directed towards staff and students at the school, according to New Lebanon police Capt. Jim Chambers.  School administrators contacted police around 9:30 a.m. Thursday after students alerted teachers of the messages posted to social media, Chambers said. The suspect was arrested and has...
11 questions answered about the future of Kroger

11 questions answered about the future of Kroger

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods has waged a full-out war between grocers — signifying an upcoming transformation of the grocery shopping game in major markets across the U.S., including the Southwest Ohio region. The Dayton Daily News asked Tim Brown, president of Kroger’s Cincinnati/Dayton division, what local customers can expect from Kroger as the grocery industry continues...
Have a great idea you want to pitch for Dayton? UpDayton’s director has some advice

Have a great idea you want to pitch for Dayton? UpDayton’s director has some advice

“Deadline” can be a scary word. Especially when we’re talking about the chance to participate in one of Dayton’s most-anticipated events of the year.  Since 2008, UpDayton has been a powerhouse of ideas and people who understand Dayton’s greatest potential. The UpDayton Summit is an annual platform for the best ten or 12 ideas projects to be presented to over 300...
5 things to know about Dayton Commissioner Joey Williams’ resignation

5 things to know about Dayton Commissioner Joey Williams’ resignation

Joey Williams announced Wednesday evening that he will resign Friday as a Dayton city commissioner two months into a new four-year term. Here are five things to know about the resignation: 1. Longest tenure. Williams is Dayton’s current longest-serving city commissioner, with 16 years in office. He won re-election in November and just began his fifth term on commission in January. TRENDING:...
Back taxes sought on 1,614 properties in Montgomery County

Back taxes sought on 1,614 properties in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Auditor’s Office is mailing out notices to the owners of 1,614 properties across the county in an effort to recoup hundreds of thousands of dollars from a misapplied tax break that was first uncovered by the Dayton Daily News I-Team. The properties are owned by businesses, landlords and those claiming more than one address as their primary residence. Combined, those property...
Family member arrested for alleged arson in Dayton house fire

Family member arrested for alleged arson in Dayton house fire

 Dayton police arrested a man Thursday afternoon in connection with a fire just hours after city firefighters rescued people from the second floor and roof of the burning house. Two people, a man and a woman, were taken to the hospital — with one of them reportedly suffering from life-threatening injuries. James Dennis, 23, of Dayton was arrested on suspicion of aggravated arson after the...
Student arrest for making threats at Springfield H.S. charged with a felony

Student arrest for making threats at Springfield H.S. charged with a felony

UPDATE @ 10:30 p.m: After a Springfield High School student was arrested on Thursday due to viral threats posted on Facebook about a school shooting, Superintendent Dr. Robert Hill released a statement about student safety. “As I have stated many times and as I will continue to reiterate, student and staff safety is of the utmost importance in our district. Threats, whether written, posted...
Huber Heights gas leak causes business evacuations

Huber Heights gas leak causes business evacuations

Executive Boulevard lanes in Huber Heights reopened after being closed for several hours following a gas leak Thursday morning. Crews continued to make repairs to the leaking gas line that evacuated fifteen business along the road around 11 a.m., according to Huber Heights Fire Chief Mark Ashworth. Ashworth said a construction crew working in the area struck a 6-inch gas main directly under Executive...
This local comic shop just expanded to take over 3 storefronts

This local comic shop just expanded to take over 3 storefronts

A local comic book and game store has gotten a much-needed makeover.  Bell Book and Comic, which has been located at 458 Patterson Road in Patterson Park Plaza for nearly 15 years, recently expanded into a third space.  The shop had already annexed another storefront two doors down in 2011 and was using that space as a gaming area.   Owner Pete Bell explains, “When the tanning...
Highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risks

Highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risks

A diet of fizzy drinks, packaged baked goods, instant noodles, sugary cereals, candy and ready-made meals could raise your cancer risk.  So says a study in the British Medical Journal which has found an association between such “ultra-processed” foods — typically high in sugar, fat and salt but low in nutrition — and increased risk of cancer.   Scientists based...
JUST IN: McDonald’s admits it screwed up & vows to ‘make amends’ this time

JUST IN: McDonald’s admits it screwed up & vows to ‘make amends’ this time

Mighty McDonald’s acknowledged this morning that it botched last fall’s release of a cult favorite menu item and vowed to get it right this time — starting this Monday, Feb. 26. “Last October, we truly meant well,” McDonald’s said in a release this morning, “when we brought back a super-limited batch of Szechuan Sauce, but it quickly became apparent we did...
Man who died in Yellowstone fall was hunting for treasure millionaire says he buried

Man who died in Yellowstone fall was hunting for treasure millionaire says he buried

On a bright morning last summer, Jeff Murphy disappeared through the northern gates of Yellowstone National Park. The 53-year-old had traveled from the Chicago suburbs to the Montana-Wyoming border, and his planned hike up a nearby mountain trail should have taken him about half a day. But as the hours passed and no one heard from him, his wife reported him missing. Park workers mounted a massive...
U.S. women's hockey team wins Olympic gold

U.S. women's hockey team wins Olympic gold

The United States has defeated Canada 3-2 to win the gold medal in women’s hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympics. >> Read more trending news 
Can students get in trouble for #NeverAgain school walkouts?

Can students get in trouble for #NeverAgain school walkouts?

As school walkouts are planned following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students have asked: Can we get in trouble for walking out? The answer depends on how the walkout is done, according to a First Amendment expert who explained what consequences students can face if they choose to leave school — and the legal troubles schools could face, too....

HS Scores 2/22: Tipp’s Frederick nets 23, Kenton Ridge girls advance

PREP RESULTS Boys Basketball Sectional Tournament Division I Thursday’s Games At Lakota West Princeton 68, Kings 31 Sycamore 64, West Clermont 54 At Hamilton Milford 58, Western Brown 57 La Salle 60, Lakota West 40 Girls Basketball Sectional Tournament Division I Tuesday’s Games At Lakota East Lakota West 66, Colerain 13 Little Miami 52, Middletown 36 At Troy Tecumseh 64, Lebanon 58: Thomas...
Father of CDC employee missing 10 days says disappearance 'not normal'

Father of CDC employee missing 10 days says disappearance 'not normal'

Timothy Jerrell Cunningham called out of work sick at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 days ago and hasn’t been heard from since, police say. His father, Terrell Cunningham, said something must be wrong.  When the 35-year-old’s parents arrived in Atlanta from Maryland, they used a spare key to enter the house and found Timothy’s car, keys, wallet and phone...
Woman prevents girl’s kidnapping by pretending to be potential victim’s mother

Woman prevents girl’s kidnapping by pretending to be potential victim’s mother

A woman dropping her child off at a Santa Ana, California, middle school is credited with preventing the kidnapping of a young girl walking to school, according to news outlets. >> Read more trending news  Amy Martinez was on her way to school Wednesday morning when a strange woman approached her and forced her to begin walking away with her, according to KTLA-TV. "She just came up...
MO Gov. Eric Greitens indicted, arrested after threat to release nude photo after affair

MO Gov. Eric Greitens indicted, arrested after threat to release nude photo after affair

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was arrested Thursday and taken into custody after a St. Louis grand jury handed down an indictment against Greitens on a felony charge of invasion of privacy, the Kansas City Star reported. >> Read more trending news  The indictment follows Greitens admission in January that he had an affair in 2015 with a hairdresser, according to news reports, and that...
Residents share worries about impact of Dayton school closings

Residents share worries about impact of Dayton school closings

Almost 100 parents, school staff and concerned residents gathered at Meadowdale Elementary on Thursday night to provide feedback to Dayton Public Schools officials who are weighing whether to close any schools. School board member Mohamed Al-Hamdani first said he wanted to dispel the myth that the district plans to close nine schools. That rumor has been repeated in several gatherings around the city...
Hero German shepherd takes bullet for teenager in home invasion

Hero German shepherd takes bullet for teenager in home invasion

When burglars violently broke into a Des Moines, Washington, home mid-afternoon on Wednesday, a teenager hid in a closet and held onto his dog. But Rex -- a 2-year-old German shepherd -- ran downstairs to protect the 16-year-old. The dog confronted the burglars, who beat him until he was bloody. The dog ran back upstairs. With the dog out of sight, the home invasion continued as the two burglars...
Springfield Chamber opens annual expo to public, offers more exposure

Springfield Chamber opens annual expo to public, offers more exposure

The Chamber of Greater Springfield showed off Springfield’s best in business to a much bigger crowd than usual on Thursday. The chamber opened its annual business expo to the general public this year, a first for the organization. More than 30 Springfield-area businesses participated, with specializations running from restaurants to printing companies. Most years, attendance for the event hovers...
Springfield student arrested after Facebook threat: 4 things to know

Springfield student arrested after Facebook threat: 4 things to know

A student at Springfield High School has been arrested after police said she made a Facebook post about a school shooting that went viral, including in multiple states. Here’s four things you should know about the ongoing case. » READ MORE: Attendance ‘light’ at Clark County Schools after threat, arrest made 1. ‘I will bring a gun to school tomorrow’ A post made...
Financial experts say you should do these things with your tax refund

Financial experts say you should do these things with your tax refund

‘Tis the season for taxpayers to get a nice chunk of change back from the IRS. It’s tempting to spend it all, but financial experts say there are steps you should take to shore up your financial future.  Some who usually pay off debt will splurge this year. “I’m going to Japan in April so I’m actually going to add that to my travel fund, so I’m really excited...
WATCH: Security camera captures two men who terrified kids home alone

WATCH: Security camera captures two men who terrified kids home alone

It’s any parents, and kids, worst nightmare. Strangers, trying to bust down the front door of a dayton home, just minutes after parents left for work, and their 11-year-old kids home alone. Dayton police have opened an investigation. A security camera on a neighbor’s house on holly avenue in dayton captured the faces of two men, wearing lanyards, going door to door. They avoided homes...
LOOK: Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer writes $10K check to local Boys & Girls Club

LOOK: Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer writes $10K check to local Boys & Girls Club

A promise is a promise! Mississippi State women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer held up to his deal with the Greater Triangle Boys & Girls Club, whipping out his checkbook after the Bulldogs victory against Auburn on Thursday night and writing a check for $10,000. The reason? Mississippi State fans surpassed 110,000 people in attendance this season as Bulldogs games, and that...
Arrest made in attempted robbery at Table 33 restaurant in downtown Dayton

Arrest made in attempted robbery at Table 33 restaurant in downtown Dayton

Dayton police arrested an 18-year-old man after a failed robbery attempt at Table 33 restaurant in downtown Dayton. According to a Dayton Police report, just after 5 p.m. Thursday, a man in camo pants and a red shirt grabbed a female bartender by the arm and ordered her twice to open the cash register. The woman refused both demands and the man ran away. A Dayton officer spotted the suspect a short...
WATCH: John Calipari, Kentucky greet members of 1978 championship team

WATCH: John Calipari, Kentucky greet members of 1978 championship team

Kentucky has one of the most legendary histories in college basketball, with eight national championships and 2,256 wins achieved since the first season in 1903. Some of the members of one of those national championship teams is in Lexington this weekend to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its title run, and they were greeted back to the Kentucky campus by none other than...
Thief creates spectacle, robbing bank in dress, purple scarf and hat

Thief creates spectacle, robbing bank in dress, purple scarf and hat

Pittsburgh police are searching for a thief who held up a bank wearing a woman’s dress, a purple scarf and hat and sunglasses. >> Read more trending news  Police say the thief robbed a local bank Thursday morning around 10:30 and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspected thief. They&rsquo...
Watch Wayne LaPierre’s speech to CPAC

Watch Wayne LaPierre’s speech to CPAC

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday.
NRA opposes raising minimum age to buy rifles

NRA opposes raising minimum age to buy rifles

Officials with the National Rifle Association on Wednesday voiced opposition to any legislation aimed at raising the minimum age needed to buy certain rifles amid a renewed gun debate following last week’s deadly school shooting in Florida. In a statement obtained by The Hill, NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker said the focus should be on keeping guns out of the hands of “violent criminals...
Soybean hauling pickup involved in 3-vehicle crash in Shelby County

Soybean hauling pickup involved in 3-vehicle crash in Shelby County

A farm wagon hauling soybean bushels detached from a pickup truck causing a three-vehicle crash on Ohio 66 south of Newport in Shelby County this afternoon. The cleanup from the crash, located near Rangeline Road, was ongoing at 4:30 p.m.  Authorities said the pickup truck was driving when the farm wagon detached and collided with a dump truck hauling gravel, causing the dump truck to lose its...
Amy Poehler, ‘Parks and Rec’ cast ask NRA to take down Leslie Knope tweet

Amy Poehler, ‘Parks and Rec’ cast ask NRA to take down Leslie Knope tweet

The National Rifle Association has gone under the scope of national scrutiny again after last week’s deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. The organization’s latest offense came after it decided to tweet a GIF from the NBC show “Parks and Recreation” on Wednesday night. >> Read more trending news  The group sought to thank spokesperson Dana Loesch for ...
University of Missouri Chancellor, President release statement on Dawn Staley’s lawsuit

University of Missouri Chancellor, President release statement on Dawn Staley’s lawsuit

The University of Missouri Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and University of Missouri System President Mun Y. Choi have released a joint statement pertaining the lawsuit South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley filed against athletic director Jim Sterk, per Dave Matter. On Thursday, it was reported that Staley had filed a defamation...
WATCH: Tennessee basketball legend Ron Slay hilariously trolls Florida on Instgram

WATCH: Tennessee basketball legend Ron Slay hilariously trolls Florida on Instgram

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s basketball win over Florida had a lively crowd that was amped up by the presence of Vols legend Chris Lofton and NBA player Josh Richardson. Other former Tennessee standouts were on hand, too, including Jordan McRae, Bobby Maze and Ron Slay. RELATED: 3 things from Tennessee’s big win over Florida  Slay, always animated and a fan favorite...
Company warns of Instant Pot overheating, melting

Company warns of Instant Pot overheating, melting

Instant Pot is warning customers of a potential hazard in one of its cooker models. WTSP reported Thursday that the company made a post on Facebook Sunday saying it has received “a small number of reports” that its Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker overheats, causing melting. >> Read more trending news  “We believe the problem only affects batchcodes 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734, and...
Archdeacon: A teary UD Arena farewell for Flyers’ Layfield

Archdeacon: A teary UD Arena farewell for Flyers’ Layfield

It had been her last time playing at UD Arena and at mid-court it hit her. JaVonna Layfield — biting her lip to try to stave off the welling emotion — stopped near the big logo and slowly surveyed the scene Wednesday night. Her coach, Shauna Green, was behind her, wearing a headset as she talked to the radio guys on press row. A couple of her Dayton Flyers teammates were down beyond he...
5 things to know as Reds start Cactus League play

5 things to know as Reds start Cactus League play

The Cactus League opens Friday as the Reds and Indians meet to kick off the rust of winter. Players compete for their baseball lives this time of year and now they have to do it in a bigger hurry. That’s because spring training is a few days shorter. Believe it or not, the Reds open the season against the Nationals on March, 29. Meanwhile, Joe Torre is sweeping through all 30 spring training...
67-year-old Jane Seymour poses for ‘Playboy,’ ‘I feel much sexier now’

67-year-old Jane Seymour poses for ‘Playboy,’ ‘I feel much sexier now’

Elegant actress Jane Seymour is about to grace the pages of “Playboy” magazine at 67-years-old. >> Read more trending news  The former Bond girl took to social media Wednesday to share a modest photograph from her upcoming spread in the iconic men’s magazine. “I’m thrilled to finally share this with you! I was recently photographed and interviewed in my home...
Two dogs killed from fire on Kerwood Drive in Kettering

Two dogs killed from fire on Kerwood Drive in Kettering

Kettering fire crews have extinguished a house fire on Kerwood Drive in Kettering. Fire crews pulled three dogs from the house and two of them have died according to the Kettering Fire Department.  The residents of the house were not home at the time of the fire and damage is estimated at $10,000-$15,000. A fire investigator is headed to the scene and cause of the fire is currently unknown. ...
Snap Inc.’s stock falls after Kylie Jenner tweet about Snapchat redesign

Snap Inc.’s stock falls after Kylie Jenner tweet about Snapchat redesign

Kylie Jenner may be one of many Snapchat users who isn’t happy about the app’s redesign. The 20-year-old new mom asked her followers on Tuesday if anyone else no longer uses the app. >> Read more trending news  “So does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is it just me,” she wrote. “Ugh this is so sad.” Bloomberg reported that the timing of the...
5 things for Bengals fans to watch at next week’s NFL Combine

5 things for Bengals fans to watch at next week’s NFL Combine

Indianapolis will be the center of the football world next week when it hosts the annual NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. More than 300 draft-eligible players will be poked, prodded, drilled and interviewed in preparation for the NFL Draft April 26-28. Players begin arriving Tuesday and on-field workouts start Friday. Here are five things to watch for at this year’s Combine: Podium...
Champaign County woman with burns on 80 percent of body beats odds

Champaign County woman with burns on 80 percent of body beats odds

Kalleen Garringer had about a 20 percent survival rate upon arrival at Springfield Regional Medical Center following a fire that destroyed her Champaign County home just over a year ago. Despite having burns on more than 80 percent of her body, Garringer overcame the odds and has numerous reasons to celebrate 2018. RELATED: One in critical condition after Champaign County mobile home fire Although...
Report: Actress Rachel McAdams pregnant with first child

Report: Actress Rachel McAdams pregnant with first child

Congratulations are in order for actress Rachel McAdams, who is reportedly expecting her first child. E! News, citing several unnamed sources, reported that the 39-year-old actress is pregnant. >> Read more trending news  In 2016, Us Weekly reported that the private star was seen holding hands with screenwriter Jamie Linden, which prompted speculation that they were dating...
Target launches new home decor brand

Target launches new home decor brand

Target has released a new home decor brand that features dozens of bold colors, prints and textures. The chain’s newest home brand, Opalhouse, has more than 1,300 pieces of furniture for the home. The brand includes bedding, bath, décor, tabletop and furniture. Most pieces are priced under $30. Target has launched several new brands in the past year, including Threshold brand to celebrate...
Dayton: Contaminated sites could pose risk to Mad River well fields

Dayton: Contaminated sites could pose risk to Mad River well fields

Dayton has shuttered two Mad River well field drinking water production sites over fears of the potential for contamination from a firefighting foam contaminant that could eventually threaten dozens of additional groundwater wells, a city leader said. The city closed five drinking water wells at the Tait’s Hill well field in early 2016 as a precaution because of concerns about hot spots of contamination...
Final boys high school basketball power rankings

Final boys high school basketball power rankings

Here’s who we consider the final top boys high school basketball area teams. Division I 1. Wayne (20-1): d. Centerville 52-49. 2. Springfield (18-4): lost 79-72 at Trotwood-Madison, d. Middletown 70-57. 3. Butler (19-3): d. Tippecanoe 86-55. 4. Miamisburg (18-4): d. Northmont 68-61. 5. Sidney (16-6): d. Greenville 71-45. Others: Beavercreek, Belmont, Centerville, Fairborn, Fairmont, Franklin...
Nebraska recruiting: Huskers’ recent offers heavy on tight ends, JUCO linemen

Nebraska recruiting: Huskers’ recent offers heavy on tight ends, JUCO linemen

Stay updated with Nebraska Cornhuskers football recruiting in the latest edition of The Harvest, which posts at 7:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Be sure to check out previous editions of  The Harvest here. Nebraska brought in two tight ends in the 2018 class: 4-star prospect Cameron Jurgens and 3-star prospect Katerian Legrone. Both offer...
Chris Russo crushes idea of Tim Tebow in major leagues: ‘What is this? A carnival act?’

Chris Russo crushes idea of Tim Tebow in major leagues: ‘What is this? A carnival act?’

One pundit crushed the idea of Tim Tebow appearing in the major leagues with the New York Mets. On Thursday, The Rich Eisen Show interviewed SiriusXM analyst Chris “Mad Dog” Russo, who’s known to have colorful opinions about a variety of sports topics. Eisen talked baseball with Russo and raised the possibility of the former Florida quarterback providing...
FCC repeal of net neutrality rules to take effect in April

FCC repeal of net neutrality rules to take effect in April

America’s net neutrality rules are set to end in April after the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal them late last year, according to an order filed Thursday with the Federal Register. The repeal is set to take effect April 23, according to the order. The Republican-led FCC voted in December to repeal net neutrality rules, which aimed to stop broadband companies from exercising...
Penn State recruiting: Nittany Lions span the country in search of RBs

Penn State recruiting: Nittany Lions span the country in search of RBs

Stay updated as Penn State rises toward the top of the recruiting rankings! Don’t miss the coverage from  Tyler Donohue, who brings a decade of experience as a national college football reporter and a recruiting department staff member with a Big Ten program. Read his daily notebooks  here at 7:20 p.m. ET Monday...
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo share first picture of daughter Gio Grace 

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo share first picture of daughter Gio Grace 

The world has been introduced to a peek of Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo’s new baby girl, Gio Grace. The new mom of two shared the first photo of the baby on Instagram Feb. 21. She also confirmed her birthday and her name.  >> Read more trending news  “Gio Grace Levine 2/15/18,” Prinsloo wrote. “She’s got her dads toes.” The couple ...
Airport police dog gets protective vest

Airport police dog gets protective vest

Dayton International Airport K-9 security dog Gunner received a new bullet-proof protective vest this week, courtesy of employees of Globe Food Equipment, Inc., a Moraine manufacturer. Gunner, on duty since 2016, is a canine partner in a certified explosive detection team with Sgt. Ted Priest, the dog’s handler and partner, the city of Dayton said. RELATED: Road work to pave way for business...
YWCA Hamilton hosting event to introduce new director

YWCA Hamilton hosting event to introduce new director

Wendy Waters-Connell has been selected as executive director for the Hamilton YWCA, and an event to introduce her to the public will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Basil 1791, 241 High St., Hamilton. MORE: This Hamilton group that empowers women has a new permanent leader The event is open to the public and the YWCA is hoping the public will show up and share their questions and observations with...
Teen charged in connection with crash that killed Greenon student

Teen charged in connection with crash that killed Greenon student

A Greenon High School student has been charged in connection with a crash that killed another student in October. Andrew J. Scott, 16, faces charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular manslaughter in Clark County Juvenile Court. Kendal “Kenny” DePhillip, a junior, died while a passenger in a car that crashed shortly before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, on Fowler Road between Rebert Pike...
Who is NRA head Wayne LaPierre and what did he say at the CPAC meeting?

Who is NRA head Wayne LaPierre and what did he say at the CPAC meeting?

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre took the opportunity to slam Democrats Thursday during a speech at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference meeting, saying they only “want more restrictions on the law-abiding.”  "They want to sweep right under the carpet the failure of school security,” LaPierre said, a week after 17 people were...
Quincy Jones apologizes for candid remarks in Vulture, GQ interviews

Quincy Jones apologizes for candid remarks in Vulture, GQ interviews

Quincy Jones is apologizing for the very frank remarks hes made in interviews with GQ and Vulture.  According to the music legend, his six daughters pulled him aside after reading his comments with the publications and showed him the impact of his words. >> Read more trending news  Jones posted a lengthy statement apologizing for the stories on Twitter, according to The Hollywood...
Wisconsin-Northwestern basketball: Score, live updates, stats (February 22, 2018)

Wisconsin-Northwestern basketball: Score, live updates, stats (February 22, 2018)

Wisconsin basketball plays against Northwestern on Thursday, Feb. 22. The game starts at 6 p.m. CT. Stay here for score, stats and box score from the game below. Tweets about from:@badgermbb !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets...
Here are tips on keeping a snake-free yard

Here are tips on keeping a snake-free yard

Forget about "Snakes on a Plane," we're more concerned with snakes in the yard. Even though snakes are nowhere near as prevalent as our irrational fears would have us think (assuming you don't live smack dab in the middle of rattlesnake territory), if you're a homeowner with a bit of landscape or yard under your direction, you may encounter snakes on occasion. That should be no biggie...
Butler County senator seeks review of Ohio’s medical pot program

Butler County senator seeks review of Ohio’s medical pot program

A state lawmaker is moving to force a thorough review of Ohio’s medical marijuana program after alleged and acknowledged mistakes occurred in selecting grower applicants. Sen. Bill Coley, R-Liberty Twp., proposed legislation Thursday requiring State Auditor Dave Yost to conduct and release a performance audit of the program. The program is supposed to be up and running by September. RELATED...
Beyonce has nothing to do with new ‘Sweet Dreams’ remix

Beyonce has nothing to do with new ‘Sweet Dreams’ remix

It’s been nearly 10 years since Beyonce released “Sweet Dreams,” the sixth single from 2008’s “I Am... Sasha Fierce,” but a remix of the song appeared on streaming services Wednesday. >> Read more trending news  Billboard reported that the new version, which appears on a 2018 album called “Sweet Dreams (Remixes),” has a more...
Here’s why you need to watch what you pay for gasoline

Here’s why you need to watch what you pay for gasoline

Gasoline prices in Butler County and surrounding areas are experiencing a wide range of prices — from $2.02 to $2.50. That’s such a big gap that even people who usually pay little attention to fuel prices when they fill up would be advised to keep an eye on gasoline prices. To fill up a 15-gallon tank, that difference could mean a savings of $7.20. “It seems like this is one of those...
 Three things to look forward to this spring

 Three things to look forward to this spring

It has been a very wet week in the Miami Valley, but it is also a turning point. We are now less than a month from the astronomical start to spring. On March 20 the vernal equinox will take place, transitioning us to the new season.  Daylight: The days will get longer. Daylight Saving Time begins March 11, which will help increase the amount of daylight but naturally the days get longer during...
Middletown woman pleads guilty to taking thousands of dollars

Middletown woman pleads guilty to taking thousands of dollars

A Middletown woman has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a state nursing organization over a period of years. Frances Neu, also known as Frances Shull, took $267,780 from the Ohio Organization of Practical Nurse Educators from 2008 to 2016, according to Butler County Common Pleas court records. Neu, 72, of the 1000 block Golfview Drive, pleaded guilty to aggravated theft...
Report: Missouri forward Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities

Report: Missouri forward Michael Porter Jr. cleared for basketball activities

Michael Porter Jr.’s return to the lineup for the Missouri Tigers could be imminent. According to a report from CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, Porter has been cleared for all basketball activities. Porter has been out for nearly the entire season as he recovers from back surgery that initially came with a three-to-four month recovery period. Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin has...
Meatball pizza bowl comes to Olive Garden’s lunch menu

Meatball pizza bowl comes to Olive Garden’s lunch menu

Olive Garden has added a pizza to its menu -- sort of. Delish reported the Meatball Pizza Bowl is part of a new Lunch Duos menu, which offers an entree and unlimited soup or salad. The bowl, which is made of pizza dough, has similar toppings to the restaurant’s famous breadsticks. It has three cheeses -- Parmesan, mozzarella and Asiago, according to USA Today. >> Read...
Kentucky basketball: Jack Givens, Kyle Macy of 1978 national title team comment on current Cats

Kentucky basketball: Jack Givens, Kyle Macy of 1978 national title team comment on current Cats

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky’s 1978 national title team was constructed a bit differently than John Calipari’s current Wildcats. Jack Givens and Rick Robey led as senior All-Americans. Four of Kentucky’s top five scorers were seniors. Kyle Macy was a young All-SEC sophomore. Forty years have passed since coach Joe B. Hall’s 1978 club topped Duke in...
Father intentionally killed 5-year-old son, police say

Father intentionally killed 5-year-old son, police say

A father is in custody after police say he intentionally killed his 5-year-old son at a DeKalb County, Georgia, home Wednesday night. It was not immediately clear what led to the homicide or how the boy was killed. According to police, the child lived at a home on Rocky Pine Drive in Lithonia with his grandmother. His parents drove from California for an unannounced visit Wednesday, authorities...
Stoneman Douglas town hall: 'We’re not a generation to stay silent'

Stoneman Douglas town hall: 'We’re not a generation to stay silent'

Nicholas Hernandez was recounting the frightening moment he heard knocking on the door of his classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day. “When we found out, this is not a drill,” Hernandez said late Wednesday night, “it’s almost like the world came crashing down and souls died in a way. It was a near-death experience. I’d like to...
Should Reds be taxed for bobbleheads? Supreme Court to decide

Should Reds be taxed for bobbleheads? Supreme Court to decide

The Ohio Supreme Court says it will hear arguments in a dispute over promotions offered by the Cincinnati Reds to ticket buyers including bobbleheads and other items. At issue is whether the Reds are exempt from paying tax on the purchase of the promotional items. Attorneys for the Reds argue they don’t have to pay tax on the purchase of promotional items because they resell them as part of...
Report: SEC fines Missouri AD Jim Sterk $25,000 after Dawn Staley files lawsuit

Report: SEC fines Missouri AD Jim Sterk $25,000 after Dawn Staley files lawsuit

Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk reportedly has been fined. On Thursday, The Kansas City Star’s Chris Fickett reported that the SEC had fined Sterk $25,000. The development came shortly after it was revealed that South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley had filed a defamation lawsuit against Sterk, who alleged that Staley “promoted” ...
Wright State has Horizon League title in sight

Wright State has Horizon League title in sight

Wright State has a rare morning tip-off Friday with its game against IUPUI scheduled for 11 as part of the host school’s “Readers are Leaders” program that will fill approximately 3,000 of the seats at Indiana Farmers Coliseum with third graders. But while it may be a little different to have fans and an opponent around, hitting the gym in the morning is something that has been commonplace...
Year 1 done: Auburn RB Devan Barrett ‘appreciates’ coaching, Kerryon Johnson’s impact

Year 1 done: Auburn RB Devan Barrett ‘appreciates’ coaching, Kerryon Johnson’s impact

Devan Barrett’s takeaways from his freshman season had little to do with his own on-field experiences. The Tampa, Fla., native totaled 79 yards on 14 carries, but he also took note of everything happening around him as Auburn climbed to the top of the SEC. It was a memorable year to say the least. “ He seems really, really happy,” said Tampa Catholic High...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0099 - Nationstar Mortgage LLC v. Sandra Sexton, New Carlisle, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 348 Weinland St., New Carlisle, for $70,416. 18-CV-0105 - Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Cincinnati, v. Jack L. Maley, Catawba, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 350 N. Champaign St., Catawba, for $32,337. 18-DR-0111 - Jessica...
McDonald’s Shamrock Shake is back with an app

McDonald’s Shamrock Shake is back with an app

McDonald’s Shamrock Shake is back at some locations this week.  USA Today reported on Wednesday that the fast-food restaurant has brought back the popular minty treat.  >> Read more trending news  This year, there is no other flavor. In 2017, the restaurant had four Shamrock Shake flavors outside of the mint one: frappe, chocolate, hot chocolate and mocha. Instead,...
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