A devastating fire cost this Dayton neighborhood its only grocery store, and services are struggling to keep up

When fire destroyed an East Dayton grocery store this month, food advocates say it revealed how fragile access to healthy food is for many Dayton residents with low incomes and poor options for transportation. “The needs aren’t always in other countries,” said Carol Gilbert, the director of a food pantry in East Dayton. “They’re right out our back door.” Soon after...


5 things to know about Bengals win in Denver

5 things to know about Bengals win in Denver

Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes as part of an otherwise frail offensive performance, and the defense came up with a key stop at the end of the game to lift the Cincinnati Bengals to a 20-17 victory Sunday at Denver . The defense, which allowed a game-winning score with 36 seconds left a week ago, forced two turnovers that Dalton converted into a pair of short scoring...
Dayton showing inconsistency of young team early in season

Dayton showing inconsistency of young team early in season

The Dayton Flyers waited about 45 minutes in the tunnel just off the court at TD Arena, watching Ohio and Indiana State play one of the most exciting games of the young college basketball season on Sunday at the Charleston Classic. The Bobcats finally beat the Sycamores 96-94 in four overtimes thanks in part to some support from the Dayton Pep Band, which started cheering for the team from its home...
After boasting of sex with 50 women, Supreme Court judge apologizes

After boasting of sex with 50 women, Supreme Court judge apologizes

An Ohio Supreme Court justice is apologizing for a recent Facebook post in which he boasted of having sex with about 50 women over 50 years. “There comes a time in everyone’s life when you have to admit you were wrong,” Justice William O’Neill posted on his Facebook page Sunday. “It is Sunday morning and I am preparing to go to church and get right with God,&rdquo...
Safety measures heightened at local shopping centers for Black Friday weekend

Safety measures heightened at local shopping centers for Black Friday weekend

After mass shootings killed dozens in Las Vegas and a small Texas church in recent months, shopping centers and malls are ensuring security protocols are robust for large crowds before the busy holiday shopping season. Regional malls and shopping centers have seen violent crimes in recent years, but nationally retailers are more focused on combating theft and nonviolent crimes that cause loss of revenue...
Archdeacon: Wright State MVP on one-game suspension: ‘It was for the better’

Archdeacon: Wright State MVP on one-game suspension: ‘It was for the better’

Scott Nagy said he won’t do it. “I’m not going to put winning before everything else,” the Wright State coach said. Saturday night Nagy sat Justin Mitchell – the Raiders’ starting point guard, one of the just two seniors who play and a guy he’s called the team’s “most valuable player,” – for an undisclosed transgression as Wright State...
New Boston Stoker coffee shop coming to Centerville

New Boston Stoker coffee shop coming to Centerville

A new Boston Stoker coffee shop is coming to South Main Street (Ohio 48) in Centerville. The new shop could open “softly” in as soon as three weeks, Boston Stoker President Henry Dean told this news outlet Sunday. It will be located in a former bank building at 215 N. Main St. (Ohio 48) across the street from Benham’s Grove. Plans call for an existing Boston Stoker coffee shop...
What will Thanksgiving dinner cost you? Less than last year

What will Thanksgiving dinner cost you? Less than last year

Thanksgiving hosts can buy that extra pumpkin pie for their party this year. The average cost of Thanksgiving meal will be the lowest it’s been in five years, according the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual price survey. The survey found the average cost of a dinner for 10 people is $49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.87. “The cost of the dinner...
Cincinnati Zoo confirms cheetahs not part of Warren County plans

Cincinnati Zoo confirms cheetahs not part of Warren County plans

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden has set aside plans to move its cheetah recovery center to Warren County, but is moving forward with improvements to a farm and wetlands area already operating here, according to the county’s chief zoning official. “They’re not going to build the cheetah breeding facility. That’s off the table,” Mike Yetter, zoning supervisor in Warren...
Dayton’s Solomon coaches against one of his mentors in Charleston

Dayton’s Solomon coaches against one of his mentors in Charleston

Dayton Flyers assistant coach Anthony Solomon crossed paths with one of his mentors in the business at the Charleston Classic. Solomon played at the University of Virginia when Jeff Jones was a young assistant coach and coached under Jones at Virginia from 1994-98. They coached against each other Sunday when the Flyers lost 75-67 to Old Dominion. Jones is in his fifth season as the head coach of the...
Leaving for the holidays? Record travel expected for Thanksgiving

Leaving for the holidays? Record travel expected for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving week travel is expected to reach a post-recession high this year, with more than 50 million Americans expected to venture out — the most traveling in more than a decade. About 50.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this week, a 3.3 percent — or 1.6 million more people — increase over last year. Travel times in the most congested cities in...
Archdeacon: Sinclair basketball coach helps inmates win, too

Archdeacon: Sinclair basketball coach helps inmates win, too

Early each morning she passes by two fences topped with barbed, razor wire, walks through the metal detector, gets her hand stamped with an invisible identifier seen only in special lighting, stops at a guard area to press an ID against reinforced glass and then show that special hand stamp. Finally, she goes through one electronically-controlled door … and then another. As she completes the...
This hidden restaurant is probably not on your radar yet, but should be

This hidden restaurant is probably not on your radar yet, but should be

If you haven’t been to the Marriott over near UD lately, it’s looking really, really different. In fact, it’s all grown up. This summer The Dayton Marriott at the University of Dayton completed a $23 million renovation of hotel rooms, restaurant and conference rooms. The major remodel ushered in a modern, open restaurant and bar concept that said goodbye to the very dated Gambit&rsquo...
Holiday spending to increase in Ohio, region

Holiday spending to increase in Ohio, region

Holiday spending in Ohio is expected to grow 2 percent this year compared to 2016, bringing in an estimated $24.1 billion statewide — and people in the Dayton region are expected to spend more than last year. The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants and the University of Cincinnati Economics Center found the state is likely to see a 9 percent increase in holiday retail spending compared to 2015...

Bradford Railroaders: Girls basketball preview

Team: Bradford High School Division: IV Conference: Cross County Conference Head coach: Patrick McKee; sixth season; overall record of 48-68. Assistant coach: Athena Beachler 2016-17 record: 6-17 2016-17 highlights: Graduate Mandi Bates scored 96 points over a three-game span. She also surpassed 1,000 career points vs. Miami East and ended her career third in school history with most points in a career...
UCLA firing could throw wrench into Florida’s pursuit of Chip Kelly

UCLA firing could throw wrench into Florida’s pursuit of Chip Kelly

Welcome to Chomp Chat, SEC Country’s  daily Florida podcast with Gators beat writer Zach Abolverdi and Florida broadcaster Jeff Cardozo. Florida officials flew to New Hampshire on Sunday to meet with former NFL and Oregon coach Chip Kelly. In the latest edition of Chomp Chat, Zach Abolverdi and Jeff Cardozo discuss the weekend’s events and how the firing of UCLA...
Erroneous report said Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford was cited for shoplifting

Erroneous report said Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford was cited for shoplifting

An erroneous report from report from NWAHomepage.com on Monday indicated that Arkansas basketball player Jaylen Barford was allegedly cited for shoplifting Saturday evening. The report stated the Fayetteville Police Department said Barford was caught shoplifting at a Walmart Neighborhood Market and was given a citation and released. Barford, a senior, is averaging...
Kentucky football: Wildcats release depth chart ahead of Louisville game

Kentucky football: Wildcats release depth chart ahead of Louisville game

Kentucky released its depth chart on Monday, but there are no changes to report. Kentucky and Louisville will kick off at noon ET Saturday at Kroger Field. Here’s how the Wildcats will be lining up. Quarterback 1. Stephen Johnson (Sr.) 2. Drew Barker (Jr.) Running back ...
Can South Carolina upset Clemson? Gamecocks do these 3 things, and they’ll have a chance

Can South Carolina upset Clemson? Gamecocks do these 3 things, and they’ll have a chance

There’s just no way. At least that’s the immediate reaction when you delve into Clemson’s statistics and try to figure out how South Carolina might shock the college football world Saturday night. The Tigers are as statistically dominant in the ACC as Alabama is in the SEC, leading to the natural assumption that the two programs will meet for a third straight...
Sports Today: Bengals remind what their winning formula looks like

Sports Today: Bengals remind what their winning formula looks like

Hey, the Cincinnati Bengals won a football game!  And I even predicted it!  So, what to make of it?  Well, the Bengals’ 20-17 win in Denver stopped the bleeding if nothing else.  We can now say the 2017 season probably won’t be a total disaster (unless they lose to the Browns on Sunday).  I’m not big on tanking, generally, and with this roster I think playing...
3 things to know about Dayton’s heartwarming 48-year Thanksgiving tradition

3 things to know about Dayton’s heartwarming 48-year Thanksgiving tradition

Thousands of Daytonians have gathered together each year to give thanks since 1969.  That’s when Arthur Beerman, the founder of Elder-Beerman Stores Corp., hosted the first Beerman Annual Thanksgiving Dayton Dinner.  After 40 years, the dinner changed sponsorship, and today it’s called the Feast of Giving.  Here are three things to know about the origins of the annual tradition...

Botkins Trojans: Girls basketball preview

Team: Botkins High School Division: IV League/conference and division: Shelby County Athletic League Head coach: Mike Maurer, fourth season, 31-40 overall record. Assistant coaches: Dennis Martin and Tim Hatcher. 2016-17 record, overall/conference: 16-7, 7-5 2016-17 highlights: This was the first time Botkins had posted consecutive double-digit wins since since 1999-2000. Sarah Bergman, 6-2, sr.,...
Are you driving with a defective air bag? Takata recall far behind

Are you driving with a defective air bag? Takata recall far behind

Only 43 percent of 28.8 million Takata air bags recalled have been replaced, according to a new independent report issued last week. Recalls have been under way for more than 15 years but companies are on track to fall far short of a Dec. 31 goal of replacing 100 percent of older and more dangerous inflators in air bags, the Detroit News reported. BIZ BEAT: Amazon slashes prices at Whole Foods for...
Florida insider on Gators’ courtship of Chip Kelly: ‘Deal should’ve been done last week’

Florida insider on Gators’ courtship of Chip Kelly: ‘Deal should’ve been done last week’

Here’s a report from Florida-based lawyer Darren Heitner that should give Gators fans who want Chip Kelly pause. On Monday, the insider used Twitter to write that “Chip is clearly Florida’s guy.” However, Heitner added that a deal between the Gators and the former Oregon and NFL coach “should’ve been done last week.” Now, with UCLA firing...
Man pleads guilty to gang involvement tied to 2 Middletown murders

Man pleads guilty to gang involvement tied to 2 Middletown murders

The last of three men charged in a Middletown crime spree last fall that ended in the slaying of two people, admitted to being part of a criminal gang today in Butler County Common Pleas Court. Charles Ray Graham, 28, of 2002 Pearl St. was one of three men indicted for crimes in late October and November 2016 in Middletown that ended with the deaths of Tiffany Hoskins and Joseph Romano. Prosecutors...
Tommy Tuberville comments on potential AD job, makes Iron Bowl prediction

Tommy Tuberville comments on potential AD job, makes Iron Bowl prediction

Tommy Tuberville has let it be known that he is interested in the vacant athletic director position at Auburn before. On Monday, he reminded everyone again. “Yeah, I’d do it,” Tuberville said. Tuberville has maintained a presence in the Auburn area since being fired by Cincinnati as its head coach in 2016. From 1999-2008, he led the Tigers to...
WATCH: Derrick Henry sprayed with goo-like substance in hilarious Heisman House video

WATCH: Derrick Henry sprayed with goo-like substance in hilarious Heisman House video

Derrick Henry was featured in a fantastic Heisman House clip that reminds us all to keep our head on a swivel this Thanksgiving. As you can see in the clip below, the former Alabama running back is seen carrying a plate of meat to a table before former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota races in and sprays Henry and former Texas running back Ricky Williams with a goo-like substance...
Robin Thicke's girlfriend pregnant with couple's first child

Robin Thicke's girlfriend pregnant with couple's first child

Robin Thicke and his model girlfriend, April Love Geary, announced on Friday the gender of the couple’s baby. >> Read more trending news Geary took to Instagram to share her latest sonogram, hinting at the baby’s sex by using female pronouns. “You guys!!! Look what I’m making!!!! Note her foot that’s over her head. Got long legs like her mama!” she captioned...
Find out what’s new at Springfield’s big Holiday in the City

Find out what’s new at Springfield’s big Holiday in the City

Santa Claus will rise to new heights as he ushers in Springfield’s holiday season this weekend the 17th annual Holiday in the City. The festival, one of the biggest events in downtown Springfield, will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, on City Hall Plaza. It’s free and will go on rain or shine. When the Chamber of Greater Springfield’s Convention and Visitors Bureau took...
Michigan-LSU basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

Michigan-LSU basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

Michigan basketball plays LSU on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Game time is 11:30 p.m. ET at the Lahaina Civic Center in Lahaina, Hawai’i. Find game time, TV channel, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below. This is a first-round game in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational in Hawai’i. The winner will play the winner of the Notre Dame/Chaminade ...
If UCLA-Chip Kelly news is true, where would that leave Florida coaching search?

If UCLA-Chip Kelly news is true, where would that leave Florida coaching search?

Florida’s pursuit of Chip Kelly was in full force on Sunday, as athletic director Scott Stricklin, Florida President Kent Fuchs and four other prominent players in the University Athletic Association made their way to New Hampshire to meet with the former Oregon coach. The group arrived back in Florida on Sunday night without Kelly, and while Stricklin would not confirm...
Top Auburn 2019 OT target Darius Thomas feels the Tigers ‘want me here’

Top Auburn 2019 OT target Darius Thomas feels the Tigers ‘want me here’

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Auburn Tigers  football recruiting notebook with Auburn recruiting beat writer Benjamin Wolk. It’s Monday and SEC Country catches up with a top 2019 offensive line target. Also, there are some key updates on JJ Peterson, Michael Parker and a potential upcoming decision. One...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-DP-1004 - Deylon R. LeLewis II, Fairborn, v. CarrieAnn LeLewis, 132 Catherine St., petition for domestic violence civil protection order. 17-DR-1007 - Cassie Godfrey, 1531 Sunset Ave., v. Jason Godfrey, 1334 Lamar Dr., complaint for divorce. 17-DR-1022 - Jana D. Clay, 840 E. John St., Apt. A, v. Mohammad Kahn, 332 S. Wittenberg, complaint for divorce. 17-DR-1025 - Felicia...
Alter Knights: Girls basketball preview

Alter Knights: Girls basketball preview

Team: Archbishop Alter Division: II League/conference and division: Greater Catholic League Co-Ed North Division Head co-coaches: Chris Hart and Kendal Peck; 25 seasons at Alter, 32 seasons overall, including seven at The College of Wooster); 433-139 record at Alter; 537-212 overall. Assistant coach: Rochelle Meinking. 2016-17 record, overall/conference: 28-2, 10-0. 2016-17 highlights: Won the Division...
STEM is where the jobs are

STEM is where the jobs are

STEM is and will be where the jobs are, according to a government assessment. The good news in the Dayton area is that educators are producing students ready for STEM fields, with steady growth in undergraduate STEM degrees in the past few years. The U.S. had nearly 8.6 million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs in 2015; and from 2014 to 2024, it will add more than 2.6 million STEM...
Storm Center 7: Thanksgiving travel weather outlook

Storm Center 7: Thanksgiving travel weather outlook

If your family is staying in or leaving the Miami Valley here's what you can expect on the roads.  Tuesday night a cold front will sweep through from the northwest to the southeast. There isn't much moisture with it but some showers will be possible in northern Ohio/Indiana by late afternoon. The showers will move south and east through the evening commute. Eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania...
Former Ohio State, NFL WR Terry Glenn dies in car accident, per report

Former Ohio State, NFL WR Terry Glenn dies in car accident, per report

Former Ohio State and NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn was killed in a car accident early Monday morning in Irving, Texas, according to reports. Glenn was 43. Mac Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram said he was informed of the tragic news by a member of the Irving fire department. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported some additional details. Glenn played for the Buckeyes from 1993-1995...
Kentucky Wildcats podcast: Recapping UK-Georgia, talking SEC coach carousel

Kentucky Wildcats podcast: Recapping UK-Georgia, talking SEC coach carousel

Kentucky’s 42-13 loss at Georgia on Saturday was to be expected, but what can be learned from it? Host Curtis Burch and Kentucky football beat writer Joe Mussatto broke down the game and what it means moving forward. And it’s that time of year: college football coaching carousel season. A lot of SEC coaches could be on the move. Those and other topics are addressed on Monday&rsquo...
James Franklin is pumped up to play Maryland

James Franklin is pumped up to play Maryland

Penn State football got the job the done in its final home game on Saturday, defeating Nebraska, 56-44, at Beaver Stadium. Next up for the Nittany Lions is Maryland. Penn State will hit the road to take on the Terrapins in the final game of the regular season on Saturday. As he does every week, Penn State head coach James Franklin took to Twitter to express his excitement for the upcoming...
Ohio launches campaign to prevent youth suicide

Ohio launches campaign to prevent youth suicide

The state of Ohio is launching a statewide campaign on social media aimed at preventing youth suicides. The “Be Present” campaign encourages teens and young adults to step up and support their peers who are struggling with isolation, depression and other mental health issues. “Many young people experience stress or anxiety as they find their way, and some have experienced trauma...

Kettering substitute teacher indicted on charges of sex with students

For the second time in a week, an indictment alleging sexual misconduct with teenage minor students has been issued against an educator, this time with charges against a Kettering substitute teacher. Madeline Marx, 23, of Brookville, was indicted Thursday by a Montgomery County grand jury on two counts of sexual battery, court records show. RELATED: Kettering substitute teacher indicted The indictment...
Sen. Al Franken accused of groping woman in 2010

Sen. Al Franken accused of groping woman in 2010

A woman accused Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, of groping her during a photo-op in Minnesota in 2010, two years after the former comedian and radio show host was voted into the U.S. Senate, CNN reported on Monday. Lindsay Menz, now 33, told CNN that she was posing for a photo with Franken at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair when the senator “pulled me in really close, like awkward close...
Great moments in Grumor-mongering

Great moments in Grumor-mongering

I want to believe Peyton Manning planned the whole thing. On Saturday night, when the COO at Calhoun’s admitted that some of the workers at its flagship restaurant on the Tennessee River had made a mistake in facial recognition and told everyone that John Gruden had eaten dinner there with Manning when Gruden was in fact in Seattle, I imagined Manning as the mastermind...
Search committee for new Auburn athletic director includes Jason Dufner, Quentin Riggins

Search committee for new Auburn athletic director includes Jason Dufner, Quentin Riggins

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn has announced a six-person committee that will help the school in its search for Jay Jacobs’ replacement as the Tigers’ new athletic director. On Monday morning, Auburn revealed the six names on the committee — board of trustees member and former football player Gaines Lanier, former women’s golf coach Kim Evans, former golfer...
Arkansas’ recruiting weekend not a total loss, even if coaching change is made

Arkansas’ recruiting weekend not a total loss, even if coaching change is made

Welcome to SEC Country’s  daily Arkansas Razorbacks recruiting notebook . In this edition, we discuss the weekend of recruiting, an award nomination for a commit and surgery for another pledge. Arkansas had five official visitors, all junior college prospects, during the weekend. With Bret Bielema likely to be fired to...
Auburn reveals plans for athletic director search

Auburn reveals plans for athletic director search

Auburn will be searching for just its third athletic director since 1994 after Jay Jacobs announced he will step down on June 1, 2016 or before if the university hires someone to replace him. The university revealed its plans for the athletic director search on Monday, with PGA Tour and former Auburn golfer Jason Dufner being one of the people on the committee that will help...
South Carolina football: Looking at the Gamecocks’ bowl projections

South Carolina football: Looking at the Gamecocks’ bowl projections

The South Carolina football team is headed to another bowl game this year and a handful of destinations appear to be the most likely landing spots. South Carolina (8-3, 5-3 SEC) closes out the season with Clemson, the No. 2 team in the College Football Playoff. A win over the Tigers could seriously shake things up, not just in the national title conversation, but also for the...
Crews extinguish fire at Butler County church

Crews extinguish fire at Butler County church

A fire at Edgewood Baptist Church in Trenton was quickly extinguished. Fire crews from Trenton, St. Clair Twp. and Madison Twp. responded to the church at 1010 W. State St. around 7:40 a.m. Emergency scanner traffic indicated smoke was in the attic, then said the fire was located and snuffed out. Crews ventilated the building and rolled up hoses just before 8:12 a.m. There’s no word yet on what...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED THURSDAY INCLUDED: Dale Parker II, 19, of 1417 Warder St., operating without valid operator’s license, no tail lights, guilty; failure to comply, guilty, 180 days jail with 175 days suspended. Christopher A. Reed, 39, of 221 W. Southern Ave., driving under suspension, guilty, credit for time served; no seat belt, guilty. Travis S. White, 43, of 4060 S. Charleston Pike, failure to...
Clay Travis invokes Nick Saban and Lane Kiffin stories to perfectly break down Chip Kelly’s UCLA-Florida decision

Clay Travis invokes Nick Saban and Lane Kiffin stories to perfectly break down Chip Kelly’s UCLA-Florida decision

If reports circling Chip Kelly are true, the former Oregon coach likely will be making a decision between being the next coach at Florida or the next coach at UCLA in the coming days. And while SEC fans will swear up and down that Florida is the no-brainer choice, FOX Sports Radio personality Clay Travis believes this may be a tougher decision than many Gators fans may want...
Ohio State: Three issues that will have Buckeyes’ attention ahead of The Game

Ohio State: Three issues that will have Buckeyes’ attention ahead of The Game

COLUMBUS, Ohio ― The Game is here, and it certainly needs no introduction. It’s the greatest rivalry in college football, and with Ohio State effectively already in a playoff of sorts, the stakes and national implications remain as important as ever. That isn’t exactly true on the Michigan side, though bragging rights and the chance to ruin a bid to the College Football...
Rollover crash blocks left lane of I-70 east in Clark County

Rollover crash blocks left lane of I-70 east in Clark County

The left lane of Interstate 70 east remains blocked following a rollover crash near the Ohio 72 exit in Clark County.  The driver lost control traveling in the left lane, causing the vehicle to roll, according to state troopers. The driver suffered minor injuries, but was not transported to an area hospital.  Additional details were not available.  The left lane of Interstate 70 east...
Charter school sponsor ratings rise locally, across state

Charter school sponsor ratings rise locally, across state

Charter school sponsors improved their ratings significantly this year, both on a statewide level and among sponsors of Dayton-area schools, according to new data from the Ohio Department of Education. Almost half of the state’s sponsors (21 of 45) were rated “effective” — the second-highest rung on a four-step ladder — and three sponsors were graded at the top level...
Week 12 SEC recap: Forget Rivalry Week, December is going be to a coaching carousel spectacle

Week 12 SEC recap: Forget Rivalry Week, December is going be to a coaching carousel spectacle

Welcome to The Crock Pot, your one-stop shop for all the SEC football news, notes, quotes and mishaps you might have missed during the weekend. Here’s what we’re stewing over … The overhauled recruiting calendar approved by college football decision-makers this offseason has a slew of far-reaching implications for the sport. None looms larger than the...
Iowa Film Room: Four steps to fix the offense

Iowa Film Room: Four steps to fix the offense

IOWA CITY, Iowa — What is going on with the offense? The Purdue defense is underrated, following the 24-15 win over Iowa, according to the S&P+ rankings. But that doesn’t explain everything. Like, how Iowa went from dominating Ohio State to looking lifeless for long stretches in consecutive games. Four issues stand out: Opponents are using the same  ...
Springfield man accused of stabbing man in chest

Springfield man accused of stabbing man in chest

A Springfield man is accused of stabbing another man in the chest after an altercation, according to court documents. Janner Chavez Perez, 27, is charged with felonious assault in Clark County Municipal Court. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Friday and his bond was set at $25,000. MORE CRIME NEWS: Caller to Springfield bakery: “We will come shoot this place up!” Police alleged...
Kentucky-Troy: Game time, TV channel, how to watch online (November 20, 2017)

Kentucky-Troy: Game time, TV channel, how to watch online (November 20, 2017)

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky basketball will play Troy on Monday, November 20, 2017. Find game time, TV channel and how to watch online below. John Calipari was not surprised when the Wildcats fell behind 18-8 against East Tennessee State on Friday night, three days after a narrow loss to Kansas in Chicago. Kentucky came back to win comfortably but shot 3 for 15 at the free-throw...
Woman killed, employees tied up at popular Atlanta restaurant

Woman killed, employees tied up at popular Atlanta restaurant

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened at Barcelona Wine Bar. According to Atlanta police, officers responded to the restaurant in the 1000 block of Howell Mill Road just before 2 a.m. Sunday on a report that a person had been shot. Police said they found 29-year-old Chelsea Beller, of Atlanta. Police told WSBTV, Beller had been shot once in the shoulder during an apparent...
Loved ones' gravesite mementos trashed without notice, families say

Loved ones' gravesite mementos trashed without notice, families say

Families are furious with Lakeland Memorial Park in Monroe, claiming knick-knacks and other mementos were removed from grave markers without any notification. Some trinkets even dated back to the 1990s. >> Read more trending news Families were left to dig through dozens of items left on tarps in the back of the cemetery near a dumpster. Among those items there were headless angels, dozens...
Hugh Freeze reaches out to former players via Twitter before announcing he’s leaving social media

Hugh Freeze reaches out to former players via Twitter before announcing he’s leaving social media

Former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has always been known for his inspirational, faith-based Twitter messages– even through his NCAA investigation and scandal that left him resigning from his post prior to the 2017 season. But we won’t be seeing those anymore. At least not until 2018 sometime. On Monday morning, Freeze took to Twitter to announce that he was logging...
Alabama football: Calvin Ridley moves up in record books

Alabama football: Calvin Ridley moves up in record books

Alabama football drives the conversation here at the Rammer Jammer , SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap, but we’ll cover news for every facet of the Crimson Tide. Every morning, we’ll be here for...
Michigan fans: Tell us when you first knew you hated Ohio State

Michigan fans: Tell us when you first knew you hated Ohio State

The states of Michigan and Ohio have been battling ever since the mid-1830s when possession of the Toledo strip came into dispute. Hard to believe anyone is still harboring grudges over the Toledo War, but every late November the blood again overheats when the Michigan Wolverines and Ohio State Buckeyes meet in “The Game.” Michigan fans, we at Land of 10 Michigan...
Penn State-Pitt basketball: Tip time, how to watch online Monday (11/20/2017)

Penn State-Pitt basketball: Tip time, how to watch online Monday (11/20/2017)

Penn State basketball faces in-state rival Pitt on Monday night, but the teams won’t be playing in Pennsylvania. Instead, the two sides will meet at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. as part of the Legends Classic. Penn State and Pitt play at 9:30 p.m. ET on Monday, Nov. 20. Time: 9:30 p.m. ET Date: Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn The game will be available...
Classes cancelled, boil advisory issued in Ansonia

Classes cancelled, boil advisory issued in Ansonia

A boil advisory has been issued for the entire Village of Ansonia following issues at village’s water plant, according to Village Administrator Tom Welbaum.  The advisory has been issued until further notice while tests are being conducted.   Classes have been canceled for Ansonia Local Schools due to a boil advisory. Students already on buses on the way to school are being returned...
Arkansas Razorbacks podcast: Why Gus Malzahn may choose Hogs

Arkansas Razorbacks podcast: Why Gus Malzahn may choose Hogs

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Welcome to SEC Country’s  daily Arkansas Borderline Erotic podcast, the most-listened-to Razorbacks podcast in the country. In this episode, John Nabors reacts to Arkansas losing to Mississippi State and the latest coaching rumors for the Razorbacks. SEC Country launched the Borderline...
Man threatens to shoot Dayton church worker in head, report says

Man threatens to shoot Dayton church worker in head, report says

A 71-year-old woman volunteering at a church thrift shop told Dayton police a man threatened to shoot her in the head. Around 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, Dayton police were called to St. Luke Baptist Church, 2262 N. Gettysburg Ave., for a menacing complaint.  The alleged victim is a volunteer at the church’s thrift shop.  She told police a man in a wheelchair threatened her after she...
Maryland-Jackson State basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

Maryland-Jackson State basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online

Maryland and Jackson State basketball play Monday, November 20 at XFINITY Center in College Park, Maryland. Find the game time, TV channel and how to watch online below. Maryland and Jackson State play at 7:00 p.m. on ET on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Date: Monday, Nov. 20 Time: 7:00 p.m. ET Location: College Park, Maryland The Maryland-Jackson State game will be televised on Big Ten Network...
Thanksgiving and pets: How to keep your furry family members from getting sick during the holiday

Thanksgiving and pets: How to keep your furry family members from getting sick during the holiday

As family and friends sit down for Thanksgiving this week, you’re going to want to make sure that Fido and Fluffy aren’t begging for scraps under the table. The centerpiece of Thursday’s big dinner can be toxic to pets if you use garlic, butter and other seasoning, Fox News reported. If the bird is cooked without extra ingredients, then it is safe for dogs and cats, The American...
VIDEO: Remembering the massive Riverfront Stadium implosion in Cincinnati

VIDEO: Remembering the massive Riverfront Stadium implosion in Cincinnati

The Georgia Dome, which housed the Atlanta Falcons for 25 years, is set for implosion this morning. It will come down in similar fashion to Cinergy Field, the Cincinnati stadium demolished on Dec. 29, 2002, the same day the Cincinnati Bengals dropped a road game to the Buffalo Bills, 27-9. The longtime home of the Bengals and Reds was originally known as Riverfront Stadium. It hosted the Major League...
What the parasites in a defector's stomach tell us about North Korea

What the parasites in a defector's stomach tell us about North Korea

The North Korean defector had sped across the demilitarized zone in a stolen jeep, then crawled south as the men who had been his comrades moments ago shot at him with handguns and AK-47 rifles. South Korean soldiers found the defector under a pile of leaves, bleeding from at least five gunshot wounds. He was brought to doctors, who expected to find the soldier in bad shape. But what they also found...
Wisconsin-Baylor basketball: Tip time, TV channel, watch online

Wisconsin-Baylor basketball: Tip time, TV channel, watch online

Wisconsin basketball plays against Baylor on Monday, Nov. 20. The game starts at 8:30 p.m. CT. Wisconsin is 2-1, while Baylor has started the season 3-0. Wisconsin and Baylor play at 8:30 p.m. CT on Monday, Nov. 20 Time: 8:30 p.m. CT Date: Monday, Nov. 20 Location: Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. Wisconsin and Baylor will play on ESPN2. The game is available online via the ...
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