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Residential, retail developments transforming Sugarcreek Twp. corridor

Road infrastructure improvements in the corridor near the Cornerstone of Centerville is the catalyst that is transforming more than 100 acres of land in Sugarcreek Twp. into several residential, retail and business developments, township officials say. Sugarcreek Twp. administrator Barry Tiffany and Cara Tilford, director of zoning and planning, said construction has started on two new residential...
Three area cities among healthiest housing markets in Ohio

Three area cities among healthiest housing markets in Ohio

Three cities in the region have been named among the Top 10 “healthiest” housing markets in Ohio, and one local community ranks third nationally, according to a recent study conducted by the finance website SmartAsset. Northridge area in Clark County ranked No. 1 in Ohio and No. 3 nationally, based on the average number of years residents spend in their homes, housing prices, ease of sale...
Huber Heights turns 36: 5 athletes to know from Wayne High School

Huber Heights turns 36: 5 athletes to know from Wayne High School

Huber Heights turns 36 today. Here are five athletes from Huber Heights/Wayne High School who went on to make Warriors everywhere proud: 1. Marcus Freeman A multi-year starter at Ohio State, Freeman’s NFL career was cut short by a heart issue. He went into coaching nearly immediately as a result and was recently named the defensive coordinator at...
Area schools wear orange to show support for West Liberty-Salem following shooting

Area schools wear orange to show support for West Liberty-Salem following shooting

Around the area, schools are looking to show their support for West Liberty-Salem following a shooting at the high school last week.  At Triad, kids wore orange to school Monday.  Players from Cedarville and Springfield Catholic Central wore orange wristbands when they played over the weekend.   The fifth-grade basketball team from Riverside wore ribbons on their jerseys, too. ...
West Liberty-Salem school shooting: ‘He’s not a monster,’ sister says

West Liberty-Salem school shooting: ‘He’s not a monster,’ sister says

UPDATE @ 6:15 p.m. (Jan. 23): Paige Serna, the sister of the teenager accused in the shooting at West Liberty-Salem High School, said, “I just want everyone to know he’s not a monster.... He made a mistake.” Paige told WHIO-TV that violence is out of the ordinary for her brother. She also said she is sorry for what happened to the victim, Logan Cole, and his family. ...

What to do with leftover almond milk?

Recent online special guests included Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, who wrote about cooking with an Instant Pot. Here are edited excerpts from that chat. Recipes whose names are capitalized can be found in our Recipe Finder at washingtonpost.com/recipes. Q: I bought a quart of unsweetened almond milk because the soup recipe I have called for 1/3 cup. The soup is great, but any suggestions for...
High School Boys Basketball Poll: Is your team ranked?

High School Boys Basketball Poll: Is your team ranked?

The top 10 teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: DIVISION I 1, Cin. Moeller (20) 15-0 200 2, Newark 14-0 162 3, Pickerington Cent. 13-1 140 4, Tol. St. Francis 13-1 128 5, Massillon Jackson 12-1 111 6, Wooster 13-0 85 7, Lorain 10-2 45 8, N. Can. Hoover 12-2 34 9, Tol....
Schools show orange support for West Liberty-Salem

Schools show orange support for West Liberty-Salem

Orange is the new color for area high schools this week. That’s how many schools have expressed their support for a grieving West Liberty community following last week’s school shooting at the rural Champaign County and Ohio Heritage Conference member WL-Salem. OHC rivals Triad, Cedarville and Springfield Catholic Central all displayed orange apparel during school hours and recent athletic...
Woman's dog saves her from would-be attacker in broad daylight

Woman's dog saves her from would-be attacker in broad daylight

One woman has her 10-month-old puppy to thank after a man tried to attack her while she was on a trail in a Houston suburb. Catalina Humphrey told KTRK a man grabbed her from behind when she was walking her Rottweiler, Hercules, on Saturday afternoon. "I didn't have a purse on me. I just had my workout gear on," Humphrey told KHOU. "I didn't have something that would draw me out for...
3 jailed, drugs and cash seized in county task force raids

3 jailed, drugs and cash seized in county task force raids

Three men are being detailed in jail on felony drug trafficking charges following a raid on two Dayton addresses Monday that turned up "a large quantity" of drugs and "several thousand dollars" in cash.  The Montgomery County RANGE Task Force, armed with two search warrants, seized approximately 12 pounds of crystal meth, "a large quantity" of heroin and marijuana...
'A Dog's Purpose' video fallout: movie producer, animal supplier speak out

'A Dog's Purpose' video fallout: movie producer, animal supplier speak out

"A Dog's Purpose" is set to premiere Jan. 27, but it is still battling publicity surrounding a controversial video that was obtained and posted by TMZ last week. The video shows a 2-year-old German shepherd named Hercules struggling with a person who appears to be a trainer as rough waves churned in a pool. Producers of the film initially told TMZ on Wednesday hours after the video surfaced...
Sister of alleged West Liberty shooter speaks, school to re-open

Sister of alleged West Liberty shooter speaks, school to re-open

The older sister of the alleged West Liberty-Salem High School shooter said she was shocked when she learned that her brother had been accused of hurting other students. Ely Serna, 17, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder in connection with a Friday morning school shooting at West Liberty-Salem High School. A judge ruled Monday during his first appearance in Champaign County Family...
Alec Baldwin to host SNL for record 17th time, smashing previous record

Alec Baldwin to host SNL for record 17th time, smashing previous record

Actor Alec Baldwin is scheduled to host “Saturday Night Live” next month for the 17th time, in an appearance that will break comedian Steve Martin’s record for most times hosting the late-night comedy show. Baldwin's impression of President Donald Trump has garnered rave reviews and plenty of late-night laughs, as he played Trump throughout the 2016 presidential campaign and beyond...
Dayton VA to celebrate 150 years of service to veterans

Dayton VA to celebrate 150 years of service to veterans

Two years after the end of the Civil War, former soldiers were housed on hundreds of acres filled with ornate gardens in Dayton at what would become the largest home for veterans in the nation. That place began as the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, the genesis of the Dayton VA Medical Center, which this year marks its 150th anniversary with a year-long roster of ceremonies and events...
Federal agents seize $20M hidden in a box spring in Massachusetts

Federal agents seize $20M hidden in a box spring in Massachusetts

Federal agents seized nearly $20 million in cash hidden in a box spring in a Westborough, Massachusetts, apartment.  The money was seized this month and a Brazilian man was arrested in connection with conspiring to launder proceeds of a massive TelexFree pyramid scheme.  The U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts said agents searched TelexFree, Inc. headquarters in April 2014...

Miamisburg expected to extend medical marijuana permit ban

The banning of permits for medical marijuana businesses in Miamisburg is likely to be extended through the summer, after state rules for cultivation and dispensing are decided. Miamisburg was among a number of communities last year from Miami to Butler counties to put a moratorium on medical marijuana permits after last year’s ballot issue passage by Ohio voters. The city in August approved...
Ohioan joining Fox News from Obama administration

Ohioan joining Fox News from Obama administration

Marie Harf, who served as No. 2 spokeswoman and a senior communications adviser in the State Department under Secretary of State John Kerry, will join Fox News as a foreign policy contributor. Harf, 35, attended Indiana University but grew up just outside of Columbus. She was scheduled to make her first appearance on Fox News Monday night. Harf joined the State Department in 2013 after serving as...
5th grade student’s outburst threatening shooting concerns parents

5th grade student’s outburst threatening shooting concerns parents

The shooting last week at West Liberty-Salem High School prompted parents at Mad River Local Schools to bring concerns about a 5th grade student’s outbursts to district officials Monday. A 10-year-old Spinning Middle School student made statements “out of the blue” Thursday to another student, such as “I’m going to shoot him,” according to a Riverside Police Department...
Exercise of the Month: Dumbbell Flyes

Exercise of the Month: Dumbbell Flyes

Dumbbell Flyes help to strengthen the chest (pectoral) muscles. For maximum benefit, include them alongside other common chest exercises, such as Pushups and Chest Presses. This allows for developing strength on varying planes of movement. Primary muscles targeted include the chest and shoulders. Indirectly, Dumbbell Flyes work the upper back and biceps, which act as stabilizing muscles. The rotator...
State aims to rescue teens before they fall victim to sex traffickers

State aims to rescue teens before they fall victim to sex traffickers

Analysts and agents with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation will scour social media and government data banks to identify teens at risk of being dragged into the underworld of human trafficking and reach them before they fall victim, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Monday. Research shows that children who have run away from home multiple times, are in the foster care system and or have used...

Local housing markets among “healthiest” in Ohio

Three communities in the Dayton-area have been named among the Top 10 “healthiest” housing markets in Ohio, including one local market that ranks third nationally. Northridge, Oxford and Beavercreek have some of the best housing markets to sell homes in the region, according to a recent study conducted by the finance website SmartAsset. The Northridge area near Springfield ranked No. 1...
Pike County victim not eligible for state funds because of drugs

Pike County victim not eligible for state funds because of drugs

The state of Ohio turned down a request for victim’s compensation from the brother-in-law of one of the victims of the Pike County killings because of evidence of a marijuana growing operation at the crime scene, state records show. Records obtained by the I-Team show David Weisel, brother-in-law to Christopher Rhoden Sr., applied in May 2016 to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office to be...
Centerville council approves use of shopping center area

Centerville council approves use of shopping center area

Centerville City Council approved the addition of the Centerville Place Planning Study to their Create the Vision plan.  Council approved the resolution 7-0.  "We're very excited about the project," Centerville Mayor Brooks Compton said. Centerville city council is holding a public hearing tonight on plans to amend the city’s master plan to include a study that outlines potential...
High school student hits teacher with paper airplane, faces 1 month in jail

High school student hits teacher with paper airplane, faces 1 month in jail

A South Carolina high school student accused of throwing a paper airplane that hit a teacher in the eye could face up to a month of jail time, according to South Strand News. Georgetown County sheriff's deputies arrested a 17-year-old student after his teacher, Edward McIver, said he had been hit by a paper airplane thrown by the high schooler, the newspaper reported. The young man was arrested and...
West Carrollton income tax issue going before city council

West Carrollton income tax issue going before city council

Measures to maintain a voter-approved temporary income tax hike is expected to be voted on tonight by West Carrollton City Council. Council is set to address a proposal to put a 0.25 percent continuing income tax increase on the May ballot, a move city administrators say is needed in the face of state action cutting local funding and inviting projected budget deficits. Asking voters to make &ldquo...
Trump names his choice for Air Force secretary

Trump names his choice for Air Force secretary

A former congresswoman and Air Force Academy graduate will be nominated to become the next secretary of the Air Force, the Trump administration said Monday. Former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson, R-N.M., an Air Force officer in Europe at the height of the Cold War of the 1980s, was nominated by President Donald J. Trump for the highest civilian post in the service branch. Wilson, a Rhodes Scholar who studied...
Lifetime's Britney Spears biopic trailer released

Lifetime's Britney Spears biopic trailer released

The first trailer for "Britney Ever After," Lifetime's TV movie biopic on pop icon Britney Spears was posted Monday morning on the network's social media pages. Mashable reported that the trailer is somewhat somber, focusing on on Spears' publicized struggles with fame. Using shots of British actress Natasha Bassett portraying Spears as a red carpet darling and onstage performer, the trailer...
Fox News drops Stacey Dash, critics rejoice

Fox News drops Stacey Dash, critics rejoice

Brianna Chambers contributed to this report. Fox News contributor Stacey Dash hasn't been seen on the network since September, and she might not be returning any time soon. >> Read more trending stories   Best known for her role in the 1995 movie "Clueless," the 50-year-old actress-turned-political-pundit supported Mitt Romney's presidential run in 2012 and from there...
3 injured when vehicle hits Middletown school bus

3 injured when vehicle hits Middletown school bus

UPDATE @ 5 p.m.: A van and a Middletown school bus involved in an accident this afternoon have been towed from the scene, and the road has been reopened. A crash involving a van and a school bus at Roosevelt Boulevard and Witcoff Street has sent three people to the hospital. The crash occurred at 3:57 p.m., according to Middletown emergency dispatchers. No children on the bus were injured but...

Franklin reorganizes council, city boards, commissions

Franklin City Council held a special meeting Saturday after its first two regularly scheduled meetings fell on federal holidays. The Jan. 23 meeting combined the city’s annual reorganization, regular business meeting and a work session. Council reappointed Mayor Denny Centers and Vice Mayor Carl Bray to one-year terms. Centers was originally appointed to council in April 2001. He is currently...
Badin selects Yordy as new head football coach

Badin selects Yordy as new head football coach

Nick Yordy is returning to his alma mater for his first head coaching job. Badin High School introduced Yordy as the Rams’ new football coach Monday afternoon, and the 1997 graduate said he’s ready to lead his own program. “This is one of the few places that I would make this switch for,” said Yordy, who spent the last seven seasons as offensive coordinator at Mount Healthy...
Extensive damage, debris slow investigation of church fire

Extensive damage, debris slow investigation of church fire

The Rev. Damon Curtis certainly didn’t sound like a pastor whose church was severely damaged Sunday morning, displacing his congregation and its day care center that serves 45 local children. He said the fire that ripped through the Tytus Avenue First Church of God, 3300 Tytus Ave., around 2:30 a.m. Sunday may actually be “a great blessing” because it will “shake us out of...
Photo appears to show Michigan man walking on water, literally

Photo appears to show Michigan man walking on water, literally

A photo of a Michigan man looks startlingly surreal, as if he’s walking on water, but in reality he’s standing on an ice-covered lake near Boyne City in the northern part of the state. It wasn’t a hoax, as some have suggested, according to Andre Poineau, who said he ventured out onto Lake Charlevoix in mid-January when the ice was more than 2 inches thick and so clear, you could...
Fourth building eyed for downtown’s Tech Town

Fourth building eyed for downtown’s Tech Town

City of Dayton developer Citywide is talking with commercial developers about building Tech Town IV, the fourth building of the city’s tech-oriented business park. “We’re far from done,” Steve Nutt, senior vice president for Citywide, said Monday. Although there is no imminent announcement about construction, Nutt’s news came three days after civilian employees of the...
Arthur Blank to send all Falcons employees to Super Bowl

Arthur Blank to send all Falcons employees to Super Bowl

Atlanta Falcons franchise owner Arthur Blank plans to take all of the team's employees to Houston for the Super Bowl. The team employs about 500 people. No further details of Blank's plans were available on Monday, the day after the Falcons beat the Packers for the NFC championship. The Falcons will play the AFC champion New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Feb. 5. Blank would not be the first...
Principal: Crash that injured 5 Middletown students a ‘wake-up call’

Principal: Crash that injured 5 Middletown students a ‘wake-up call’

Middletown High School’s principal hopes an auto accident involving five MHS students last week serves as a reminder to other students about the dangers of driving. “A wake-up call,” said Carmela Cotter, MHS principal, of the one-car crash. “Other students will learn from bad choices.” On Friday afternoon, a 1998 Nissan Maxima driven by a 17-year-old crashed on University...

Why we swear

From The New York Review of Books: “Neurologists have learned a great deal about the brain from studying how brain-damaged people use swearwords — notably, that they do use them, heavily, even when they have lost all other speech. This suggests profanity is encoded in the brain separately from most other language. While neutral words are processed in the cerebral cortex, the late-developing...
Atlanta Falcons fan bawls after big win against Green Bay

Atlanta Falcons fan bawls after big win against Green Bay

The Atlanta Falcons are heading to Super Bowl LI, and one super fan just couldn't contain his emotions after the win Sunday. Jonathan Tarantino was watching the game with friends in his Atlanta apartment Sunday and couldn't contain his emotions after the Falcons' win against the Green Bay Packers. The Falcons defeated the Packers 44-21, securing their spot in the Super Bowl. "I've waited...
Man, 67, admits guilt in sexual assault of child

Man, 67, admits guilt in sexual assault of child

A 67-year-old sexual offender has been sent to prison for another decade after pleading guilty to sexual battery of a child. Defendant Harold Stookey will now go back to prison.  He pleaded guilty Monday to sexual battery and gross sexual imposition. The female victim was known to him and was under the age of 8 at the time of the offense, according to Cheri Stout, assistant Greene County...
Johnny Manziel has advice for President Donald Trump

Johnny Manziel has advice for President Donald Trump

Johnny Manziel is back on the scene not just in time for the Super Bowl but also to help out our 45th president as he settles into the Oval Office. The former Cleveland Browns quarterback offered some important social media advice for President Donald J. Trump on Monday.  "Yo @POTUS even I know to stay away from the notifications section on twitter. (Expletive) will drive you crazy, lead...
Barrett’s Heisman odds bullish with OSU offense under new management

Barrett’s Heisman odds bullish with OSU offense under new management

J.T. Barrett for Heisman? Folks at Bovada are bullish on the Texas native after he announced he will return for a fifth season in Columbus. In odds released Monday (which also happens to be Barrett’s 22nd birthday), Barrett trailed only Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield. Mayfield checked in at 11/2 with Barrett next at 6/1 – both ahead of 2016 winner Lamar Jackson, who will be back at...
More candidates consider Springfield city commission run

More candidates consider Springfield city commission run

A former city manager may run for a seat on the city commission at a time when Springfield faces major budget cuts and an income tax increase heading to voters. Former Springfield and New Carlisle City Manager James Caplinger has pulled petitions to run for office in November, but is still deciding if he will move forward with his campaign. “I’ll be making that determination in the next...
Alec Baldwin to host 'Saturday Night Live'

Alec Baldwin to host 'Saturday Night Live'

Alec Baldwin is scheduled to host to "Saturday Night Live" on Feb. 11 amid his ongoing battle with President Donald Trump. Ed Sheeran will appear as the night's musical guest. Baldwin, who has played the president multiple times in the run-up to and since the election, will host the show for the 17th time. He holds the record for the most times hosting the sketch comedy hour, trailed by...
Dalton replaces Brady in Pro Bowl

Dalton replaces Brady in Pro Bowl

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton will play in his third Pro Bowl after being named today as a replacement for New England’s Tom Brady, who will not play due to the Patriots advancing to Super Bowl LI. Dalton’s addition gives the Bengals five Pro Bowl selections, although wide receiver A.J. Green will not participate due to his hamstring injury. Defensive tackle Geno Atkins, defensive...
New T-shirt company opens in Kettering

New T-shirt company opens in Kettering

A new T-shirt company has opened in the Fairmont Plaza in Kettering. Chief Screen Printing, located at 4025 Marshall Road, offers custom designs, screen printing and graphic design. Customers can have their custom designs printed on apparel of their choice. » RELATED: Kroger to open new Fairborn location in August The new company is owned by Dayton resident Anthony Tomlinson and co-owner James...
AT&T: Nearly $1.5B investment in Ohio last year

AT&T: Nearly $1.5B investment in Ohio last year

AT&T has upgraded its wireless network in Montgomery and surrounding counties with more than 370 “enhancements” last year, the company said Monday. “The completed improvements add greater capacity and speeds to existing cell towers in these counties,” AT&T said in a statement. “Across Ohio in 2016, we made more than 1,900 upgrades to our wireless network.” &ldquo...
Sen. Jack Sandlin criticized for 'fat women' Women's March Facebook post

Sen. Jack Sandlin criticized for 'fat women' Women's March Facebook post

Indiana Sen. Jack Sandlin is being criticized for a Facebook post he shared Sunday. The Indianapolis Star reported that Sandlin shared an image that appears to contain a photo from one of the women's marches with text that was some people found offensive. The text reads: "In one day, Trump got more fat women out walking than Michelle Obama did in 8 years." Sandlin removed the post, but screenshots...
Jury declines to indict officers in Brookville shooting

Jury declines to indict officers in Brookville shooting

A Montgomery County grand jury declined to indict two Brookville police officers that discharged their duty weapons in an incident Oct. 31, 2016.  In the incident, Ashley Sides, 31, of Cookeville, Tenn., was shot and died from her injuries, according to a media release. The grand jury heard testimony and evidence concerning the officer-involved shooting. In early January, Conrad...
DEA, FBI part of opiate abuse forum at Miamisburg High School

DEA, FBI part of opiate abuse forum at Miamisburg High School

Miamisburg High School on Tuesday host a forum Tuesday on opiate abuse, according to the U.S. Justice Department. The forum is part of the DOJ’s outreach program and involves an issue the Miamisburg City Council addressed last spring. Tuesday’s session is set to begin at 8 a.m. Representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau...
Miami U. students named finalists in Disney’s ‘imagineering’ competition

Miami U. students named finalists in Disney’s ‘imagineering’ competition

Two Miami University juniors are finalists in the 26th Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition. Casey Liptak, an interior design major, and Erin Socha, an architecture major, are competing on a team with Sarah Miholer, a junior engineering student at Carnegie Mellon University. The team was one of six finalists out of the 336 that submitted designs for the competition. The trio is...

National VA archives a vital piece of our history

Attorney Merle F. Wilberding is one of our regular community contributors. It became official last week, the day before President Obama left office. The head of the Veterans Administration signed an agreement that will put the Veterans Affairs National Archives at the local Dayton VA Medical Center, a project expected to generate an investment of about $20 million. It is expected to bring capital...

Millennials and marriage

Are Millennials the most studied and written-about generation in American history? Feels like it, sometimes. The latest came from staff writer Max Filby, in a story about how many in the Millennial generation are getting married much later in life than their parents or grandparents. “The median age at first marriage for women has risen from around 20 in the 1950s to just over 27 today. For men...
Former Good Samaritan Hospital chief of staff dies

Former Good Samaritan Hospital chief of staff dies

Dr. Sylvan Weinberg, a former longtime chief of staff at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, at a Middletown nursing home. Dr. Weinberg was 93. RELATED: See other deaths in the Miami Valley Born in Nashville, Tenn., Dr. Weinberg moved to Dayton in 1932 with his family as a young man. He graduated from Fairview High School in 1941. Dr. Weinberg attended Northwestern University...
College Insider: Fairfield’s Gaffney tops Xavier women in scoring

College Insider: Fairfield’s Gaffney tops Xavier women in scoring

Raeshaun Gaffney is having a standout season as a redshirt senior guard for the Xavier University women’s basketball team. The Fairfield High School graduate leads the Musketeers in scoring (15.7) and is also averaging 4 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.1 steals per game. Gaffney is shooting 40.2 percent from the floor, 42 percent from 3-point range and 73.9 percent from the foul line. Xavier is...
Ill New Carlisle boy, 4, gets to enjoy Disney

Ill New Carlisle boy, 4, gets to enjoy Disney

A Special Wish Foundation-Dayton Chapter is the only wish granting organization located in the Dayton region. For more information on how you can be part of granting a local child’s wish, go online to www.aspecialwishdayton.org. A child’s wish, no matter the age, is incredibly special. Almost all of us have looked into the night sky waiting for the exact moment we see a shooting star in...
A-10 Notes: Fordham one of most improved teams in conference

A-10 Notes: Fordham one of most improved teams in conference

The Fordham Rams have pulled off three of the biggest upsets in the Atlantic 10 this season, though if they keep winning, they won’t be seen as upsets for long. The Rams beat Davidson 60-54 on the road Jan. 11. That was a surprising victory then but not as much so when Fordham beat Virginia Commonwealth 69-67 in overtime Wednesday in New York City. That win thus lessened the shock when Fordham...
Johnny Manziel has Twitter advice for President Donald Trump

Johnny Manziel has Twitter advice for President Donald Trump

Johnny Manziel is back on the scene not just in time for the Super Bowl but also to help out our 45th president as he settles into the Oval Office.  The former Browns quarterback offered some important social media advice for President Donald J. Trump on Monday.  “Yo @POTUS even I know to stay away from the notifications section on twitter. (Expletive) will drive you crazy, lead the...
Burned toast, too crispy potatoes pose cancer risk, British food agency warns

Burned toast, too crispy potatoes pose cancer risk, British food agency warns

Burned toast or brown French fries are examples of over-cooked foods that could cause cancer due to a possible carcinogen they contain, according to the U.K.’s Food Standards Agency, or FSA. The FSA has launched a campaign aimed at getting people to “go for gold” when cooking some foods, including potatoes, root vegetables, toast, biscuits and cereals to reduce the amount of a chemical...

United Way’s Volunteer Connection: United Rehabilitation Services

For additional community service projects, please go online to www.VolunteerDayton.org or contact United Way’s Volunteer Connection at (937) 225-3039. Organization: United Rehabilitation Services Seeking: United Rehabilitation Service is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with the Bud Light Barstool Open a nine-hole, nine-bar, indoor miniature golf outing in the north portion of Greater...
Reality TV star, stuntman shot dead on set of music video

Reality TV star, stuntman shot dead on set of music video

An Australian stunt man and reality television star was shot and killed Monday on the set of a music video. Johann Ofner, 28, of the Gold Coast, died after he was shot in the chest while filming a scene for Australian hip-hop group Bliss N Eso’s music video. According to the Courier Mail, Ofner was shot with a double-barreled shotgun. Film crew members performed CPR until police and paramedics...
Bond set at $500,000 for second man accused in firefighter’s death

Bond set at $500,000 for second man accused in firefighter’s death

Bond has been set for a man accused of lighting the fire that killed a Hamilton firefighter in 2015. William “Billy” Tucker entered not guilty pleas today in a Butler County courtroom to charges of aggravated arson and murder. His bond was also set today at at $500,000. Tucker was arrested in Richmond, Ky., earlier this month and brought back to Ohio last week. This morning, Tucker&rsquo...
Pair of Dunbar juniors heating up on recruiting trail

Pair of Dunbar juniors heating up on recruiting trail

Looks like it was a good weekend for Dunbar High School’s Antwuan Johnson and Tavion Thomas. The Wolverine juniors both received scholarship offers from West Virginia. Cincinnati and Bowling Green also offered Thomas over the weekend after he received offers from Michigan State and Wisconsin last week. Thomas made the All-Ohio first team in Division IV last fall and is a Scout.com three-star...