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I-70 fatal crash: What we know about the Beavercreek family

Elder-Beerman: What’s next for Bon Ton-owned stores?

As retailers close brick-and-mortar stores nationwide, The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has made several leadership and store portfolio changes within the past few years. The Bon-Ton Stores, with corporate headquarters in York, Penn. and Milwaukee, Wis., operates 261 stores, which includes nine furniture galleries and four clearance centers in 25 states. Elder-Beerman, owned by Bon-Ton, has a major presence...


Tom Archdeacon: Local MMA fighter returns to the ring of fire

Tom Archdeacon: Local MMA fighter returns to the ring of fire

You could say it was the day the music stopped. A few mornings ago Warren Roberds was in the ring at Drake’s Downtown Gym going through his 27th straight minute of sparring without a break. His two sparring partners had been taking turns against him and now he was trading blows with Jake Norman, a well-muscled, heavily-tattooed behemoth who once was a Miamisburg High School athlete and later...
Raids at 4 Montgomery Co. homes by FBI, RANGE are connected

Raids at 4 Montgomery Co. homes by FBI, RANGE are connected

Raids conducted at four homes in Montgomery County are all connected to the same investigation, according to officials.  The FBI, Montgomery County RANGE Task Force, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office were all on scene Thursday morning at four homes in the county.  2300 block of Wilding Avenue in Harrison Twp.  2200 block of Cardinal Avenue in Harrison Twp. First block of Cromwell...
5 years later: Mom of local man killed in Colorado theater shooting honors son’s heroic spirit

5 years later: Mom of local man killed in Colorado theater shooting honors son’s heroic spirit

Five years ago today the country was rocked with news of a late-night shooting that killed 12 and injured 70 others in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater. For Jerri Jackson, however, it feels like a lifetime. Her 27-year-old son, Matt McQuinn, lost his life shielding his girlfriend from gunfire during the shooting. To honor Matt’s memory and his spirit of kindness, Jerri established the Matt McQuinn...
41 amazing photos that show Dayton's biggest changes and events from the air

41 amazing photos that show Dayton's biggest changes and events from the air

For me, one of the appeals of flying small airplanes and helicopters is the view it affords the pilot. After I learned to fly, I was struck by how the aerial view shrinks your world. My first flight over my hometown in Wayne County, Ohio really reiterated the smallness of Doylestown with its little water tower and two traffic lights. From the air, acres of concrete in the cities, acres of crops and...
Sports Today: The bigger picture from Spielman vs. Ohio State

Sports Today: The bigger picture from Spielman vs. Ohio State

Ohio State loves its brand more than anything.  If you spend any time on campus in Columbus, that’s pretty clear.  They care about the athletes, some students and of course making money for the hospital, but nothing trumps The Ohio State University (TM).  And that appears to have gotten them in trouble again.  The fan reaction to Chris Spielman’s lawsuit against...
No need to go to Florida for Apollo 1. 5 space vehicles you can see up close in the Dayton region.

No need to go to Florida for Apollo 1. 5 space vehicles you can see up close in the Dayton region.

NASA announced this week that the hatch of the Apollo 1 that trapped astronauts in the burning spacecraft in 1967 will go on display at the Kennedy Space Center. There are plenty of space-related exhibits and vehicles available in the Dayton region for exploring the history of aerospace. Here are five of them. (Map and directions) The Space Shuttle Crew Compartment Trainer is a highly accurate...
Ohio, local leaders react to news Sen. John McCain has brain cancer

Ohio, local leaders react to news Sen. John McCain has brain cancer

The news that Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican nominee for president, has brain cancer drew reaction from across the country and in Ohio. Here’s what some local and Ohio leaders had to say: “I have had the privilege of working and traveling overseas with Senator John McCain to strengthen our Armed Forces. He has not only been a hero for our country but also a mentor to me. I have...
Another community reeling: Miamisburg drug overdose deaths on pace to surpass past 3 years combined

Another community reeling: Miamisburg drug overdose deaths on pace to surpass past 3 years combined

Miamisburg shattered annual records related to overdoses - including deaths - in the first six months of the year. Twenty people died in Miamisburg of drug overdoses in through June, city records show. In 2016, 16 people died from drugs, according to the city. The number of overdose deaths in Miamisburg is on pace to surpass the number of deaths for the previous three years combined. From 2014-16...
Property values: Kettering leads in total land value gains

Property values: Kettering leads in total land value gains

Home values are up throughout Montgomery County, according to an update on property values from the county auditor and the city of Kettering is up the most since the last apprasial in 2014. RELATED: Montgomery County property values climb in all but one jurisdiction It total dollars, Kettering’s property gain of more than $235 million leads the 27 other communities. “The Montgomery County...
Discount retailer to reopen in Beavercreek

Discount retailer to reopen in Beavercreek

Gabe’s, a discount fashion retailer, will reopen its store in Beavercreek following store upgrades and renovations. The store, located at 2500 N. Fairfield Road, will celebrate its reopening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday and will also hold drawings for Gabe’s gift cards. Formerly known as Gabriel Brothers, the retail chain went through a re-branding but still offers discount...
5 things to love about the epic Dayton chocolate-maker Esther Price

5 things to love about the epic Dayton chocolate-maker Esther Price

Many in the Miami Valley can recognize the gold candy box with its signature red bow as Esther Price Candies. This Dayton company has been voted best chocolates in Ohio in 2009 and 2013. Here are just a few things to love about Esther Price Candies:  Since the Great Depression. In 1926, Esther Price, a downtown Dayton department store employee, took advice from her co-workers and started a chocolate-making...
OSHP: Woman with 4-year-old child in vehicle charged with OVI

OSHP: Woman with 4-year-old child in vehicle charged with OVI

FAIRBORN — A woman was arrested for suspected OVI after striking a guardrail and trees while driving on Route 4 in Bath Twp. early Thursday, according to police. Ashley Marie Shaffer, 23, had a 4-year-old child in the car with her at the time of her arrest, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Investigators suspect alcohol and drugs are factors in the crash. Schaffer is also being...
Blandino blasts another bomb for Bats

Blandino blasts another bomb for Bats

Alex Blandino was promoted recently by the Reds from Class AA Pensacola to AAA Louisville, and the infielder has homered in back-to-back games. Ranked the Reds’ No. 24 prospect, the 2014 first-round draft choice has had moments without dominating. Perhaps the former Stanford star is finding his groove. He played a big part in the Bats rallying to beat Syracuse 9-5 Wednesday night in Louisville...
REPORT: Police don't make arrest, cite no one to care for suspect's dog

REPORT: Police don't make arrest, cite no one to care for suspect's dog

DAYTON — A 56-year-old woman facing assault and vandalism charges was not arrested and taken to jail because there was no one to care for her Rottweiler dog, according to a city police report.  Police drove to Denise Harris-Wood’s home on Taylor Street after the victim reported she bit him and broke two windows in his home.  “Officers observed a fresh bite on...
Bengals’ best: Munoz No. 1 all-time, Ken Anderson No. 2, Tim Krumrie No. 3

Bengals’ best: Munoz No. 1 all-time, Ken Anderson No. 2, Tim Krumrie No. 3

Anthony Munoz was the very best Bengal, which should surprise nobody since the offensive tackle remains the only former full-time Cincinnati player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. With the team’s 50th season approaching, the Bengals have been rolling out the top 50 retired players as voted on by fans and media, and this morning the top 10 came out on Bengals.com with Munoz (1980-’92)...
Alliance nearing purchase of Wright factory

Alliance nearing purchase of Wright factory

The Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park may soon get bigger. Tony Sculimbrene, executive director at the National Aviation Heritage Alliance , said the alliance is hoping to gain control of the former Wright Airplane Factory — located between U.S. 35 and Third Street near Home Avenue — possibly in the next 30 days. “We are very much engaged” on raising funds to...
Dayton woman arrested after firing shots inside home

Dayton woman arrested after firing shots inside home

DAYTON —  A city woman is facing a felonious assault charge after firing shots inside a Melba Street home Wednesday evening, according to a police report. Erianna Carpenter, 25, is being held a the Montgomery County Jail. Dayton officers responded to the 100 block of Melba Street for a report of shots fired.  When officers arrived on the scene and entered the home, they found...
Kettering residents to vote on school levy renewal in November

Kettering residents to vote on school levy renewal in November

Kettering residents will head to the polls in November to approve or reject a 4.89-mill renewal levy, proposed by Kettering City Schools. MORE: Kettering school levy passes The district asked voters to approve the original levy back in 2013. If approved, the levy would continue to generate approximately $6 million annually. Since the levy is a renewal, Kettering residents will not have their taxes...
Chad Johnson impersonator jailed; Ocho Cinco may help

Chad Johnson impersonator jailed; Ocho Cinco may help "mentor” the man

Maybe we’d all like to be Chad Johnson for a day, but if you were actually going to pretend to be the former Bengals wide receiver, then maybe you should look a little more like him than the guy who got busted for trying to buy more than $18,000 worth of stuff while posing as Johnson. According to the Aspen (Colo.) Daily News Online: Mervin Cabe, 25, of Plantation, Fla., and two people he was...
Reds’ Cozart on a tear as trade deadline nears

Reds’ Cozart on a tear as trade deadline nears

Eleven days remain until the Major League Baseball trade deadline. Zack Cozart is still the Cincinnati Reds shortstop. The question is: will he be a Red at 4 p.m. on July 31?  Cozart continues to perform as he has all season. The uncertainty hasn’t been a distraction. He went 4-for-6 with a home run, double and two RBIs on Wednesday in a 4-3, 11-inning victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Woman robbed at gunpoint with baby in car in Dayton

Woman robbed at gunpoint with baby in car in Dayton

DAYTON — A woman with a 3-month-old baby in the car was robbed at gunpoint near Michael Avenue Wednesday morning, according to a city police report.  The victim, a Middletown resident, told police she drove to the area to deliver a ring she was selling to a potential buyer. She advertised the 14-karat gold ring  with diamonds on the Offer Up website.  The ring is valued at...
Duvall’s flare felt more like a bomb as Reds punch out D-backs in 11 innings

Duvall’s flare felt more like a bomb as Reds punch out D-backs in 11 innings

Adam Duvall got wet Wednesday night, but the Reds left fielder didn’t mind teammate Scooter Gennett throwing a bucket of sports drink upon him after he singled in Billy Hamilton with the winning run in the 11th inning. Doesn’t he look like he’s having fun here? Doesn’t everyone? After dropping their first five games after the All-Star break, most of them by lopsided margins...
New pet adoption center one step closer to becoming reality

New pet adoption center one step closer to becoming reality

SICSA, a non-profit pet adoption center and animal shelter, moved closer toward opening a new facility in Washington Twp., after zoning commission members approved final development plans this week. RELATED: 5 things to know about SICSA The adoption center is looking to build a 27,000 square-foot building, proposed on Washington Church Road, north of Lyons Road and overlooking Interstate 675. MORE...
Coffee recalled for Viagra-like ingredient

Coffee recalled for Viagra-like ingredient

A coffee brand has issued a recall after the FDA found it contained an ingredient similar to the active one in Viagra. Bestherbs Coffee LLC voluntarily recalled all the lots of New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after an FDA lab found “the presence of desmethyl carbodenafil. Desmethyl carbodenafil is structurally similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, an...
Want a new cat? Adoption deals offered in response to overcrowding

Want a new cat? Adoption deals offered in response to overcrowding

An increase in the number of cats and kittens at the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center has the county offering a special deal on select cats and kittens through July 31. They can be adopted for $20, a fee that includes spay/neuter, first vaccines, cat registration and an adoption kit. The cost is $40 off the regular fee. Cathy Petersen, county director of communications, said a burst in spring...
Break-in reported at Verizon Wireless store in Beavercreek

Break-in reported at Verizon Wireless store in Beavercreek

Beavercreek police are responding to the Verizon Wireless store at The Greene after a break-in was reported. Police responded to the store shortly before 4 a.m. A K9 has been requested to the scene. This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.
Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Check this page for a full list of crashes, disabled vehicles, construction projects and other hazards impacting your commute. Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic . Traffic conditions are updated every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM. Patchy dense fog has been reported in Piqua, Springfield and Troy Monday morning. ...
WPAFB Thursday Weather: Highs around 90; potential storms this afternoon

WPAFB Thursday Weather: Highs around 90; potential storms this afternoon

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Steamy weather returns Thursday with temperatures expected to reach around 90 degrees this afternoon with the heat index in the upper 90s close to 100 degrees.  Expect a mix of sun and clouds and not much of a breeze.  RELATED: Sky Witness 7  Pop-up storms may add some relief by afternoon or into the evening as a frontal boundary...
Asphalt veteran Crafton rallies late to win Eldora Dirt Derby

Asphalt veteran Crafton rallies late to win Eldora Dirt Derby

The Eldora Dirt Derby, looking more like a demolition derby in the early going, rallied with a strong finish. Matt Crafton, who bought a modified to get more experience on dirt tracks, held off Stewart Friesen and Chase Briscoe on a restart with 10 laps to go for his first win in 27 races. And surprisingly it came on dirt for the asphalt veteran. The race struggled early with cautions. It prompted...
Reds snap five-game losing streak

Reds snap five-game losing streak

Scooter Gennett emptied a bubblegum bucket full of red Powerade on Adam Duvall. Gennett didn’t douse him on the head, a tradition after a walk-off victory, but got him on the pants. That was a small price to pay for Duvall, whose bases-loaded single in the 11th inning scored Billy Hamilton and gave the Reds a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park...
Stephenson lost but Dragons overcome Chiefs in series opener

Stephenson lost but Dragons overcome Chiefs in series opener

The offensive fireworks and clutch play that had been so common for the Dragons the first half of the season but had been missing of late returned in an abundance during Wednesday night’s series opener against visiting Peoria. That’s a good thing, because it temporarily offset the season-ending loss of a key member to that playoff-clinching success. Seemingly ignited by the toss-out of...
Multiple fire/rescue crews on scene of house fire in Darke County

Multiple fire/rescue crews on scene of house fire in Darke County

As many as five fire/rescue units are on the scene of a house fire in the 12,000 block of Oswalt-Good Road, Union City, Ohio, Darke County. Crews from Ansonia, Union City and Rossburg joined two other crews from neighboring jurisdictions in responding to the fire, which was reported about 9:10 p.m.  Early reports from witnesses indicate that smoke and flame could be seen coming through the roof...
Indiana woman killed in head-on collision on U.S. 35 in Preble County

Indiana woman killed in head-on collision on U.S. 35 in Preble County

A Richmond, Ind., woman is dead after she apparently drove left of center in a head-on collision with a semitrailer Wednesday in Jackson Twp., Preble County. According to the county sheriff's office, 58-year-old Lisa O'Leary was driving a Honda SUV on U.S. 35 near Murray Road that hit an oncoming Peterbilt semitrailer about 12:42 p.m. She died at the scene.  The U.S. 35-Murray Road intersection...
Colleagues react to Senator McCain’s cancer diagnosis: ‘Give it hell, John’

Colleagues react to Senator McCain’s cancer diagnosis: ‘Give it hell, John’

Former President Barack Obama issued a quick message on Twitter after news broke that U.S. Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Obama and McCain were opponents during the 2008 presidential election. The  two were also colleagues in the Senate. Breaking News: John McCain has brain tumor removed  Other statements of support were issued throughout the night by the White...
Ex-Ohio high school referee from Troy indicted on child rape charge

Ex-Ohio high school referee from Troy indicted on child rape charge

A Troy resident and former licensed state high school referee is to be in court July 27 to answer to a multiple-count indictment accusing him of rape involving a juvenile and tampering with evidence. A Miami County grand jury on July 13 returned an indictment against Henry Lucas, 52, a now ex-Ohio High School Athletic Association official. The indictment was reported out by the prosecutor&rsquo...
Mesoraco off DL, and shoulder feels fine

Mesoraco off DL, and shoulder feels fine

Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco has spent more than his fair share of time on the disabled list in the last three seasons. His most recent stint — 16 days — was his shortest by far. The Reds activated Mesoraco on Wednesday before the second game of a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Great American Ball Park. Mesoraco missed 12 games with a shoulder strain. He...
Neighbors upset, city can’t stop drug addict center planned at church

Neighbors upset, city can’t stop drug addict center planned at church

The pending sale of a Miamisburg church to a group helping recovering drug addicts has nearby residents worried the move will hurt the neighborhood. But the recovery group – His Hope Teen Challenge – said those fears are unfounded as it seeks to aid area drug addicts amid record-setting fatal opioid overdoses by turning the Branch of the Vine Church at 201 N. Fourth St. into an outreach...
DPS reveals busing changes, may reconsider one piece

DPS reveals busing changes, may reconsider one piece

Dayton Public Schools confirmed their new student busing plans Tuesday night, then immediately said they would revisit one of the changes after parents and daycare providers complained. The district has been working for a year to solve major transportation problems, and Associate Superintendent Shelia Burton said Tuesday that DPS is counting on four changes to improve busing performance. The biggest...
Rising costs triggering disputes between hospital systems, insurers

Rising costs triggering disputes between hospital systems, insurers

The contract dispute between Dayton’s CareSource and the Cleveland Clinic is emblematic of the kind of friction between hospitals and insurers consumers will continue to see as health care costs rise, one expert says. CareSource, the largest Medicaid managed care plan company in Ohio, began notifying members this week that the Cleveland Clinic will no longer serve as a network provider for its...
Miamisburg football: Top 7 players in Vikings history

Miamisburg football: Top 7 players in Vikings history

Miamisburg football has it going with Holland Field, a new 6,000-seat signature stadium on campus and a current streak of four straight postseasons. All that coincides with a throwback wing-T offense and a knockout defense since Steve Channell became the Vikings’ head coach. But the boys in blue have a ways to go match win streak amassed by the 1932-36 Miamisburg High School teams. Playing at...
Feds: Ex-defense contractors lied to Air Force investigators

Feds: Ex-defense contractors lied to Air Force investigators

Two former defense contractors face federal charges of lying to Air Force investigators about a contract awarded to their company by the F-22 program at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Brett O’Halloran and Joshua Deaville “knowingly and willfully made a materially false, fictitious, and fraudulent statement” in January 2015, according to bills of information filed in Dayton&rsquo...
New bike path that spans from Dayton to Kettering may be in the works

New bike path that spans from Dayton to Kettering may be in the works

The City of Dayton will vote tonight on whether to spend $29,000 for an independent contractor to appraise the value of land that could be used for an inter-city bike path.  The bike path would run from downtown Dayton near Keowee Street to Woodman Drive in Kettering. It would add to the already 300 miles of bike paths in the Miami Valley. Voting on the issue is schedule to take place at 6 p...
Video: Mayoral candidate tells opponent, audience to ‘Go back to Africa’

Video: Mayoral candidate tells opponent, audience to ‘Go back to Africa’

Paul Congemi, a mayoral candidate in St. Petersburg, Fla., blasted a fellow candidate following a question with a, “Go back to Africa” comment. Congemi was responding to Jesse Nevel at a mayoral candidate forum, and his answer to a question about creating more opportunities for youth in the city.  “My commitment is to reparations to the community, to the black community...
Homearama highlights home construction hot streak in Miami Valley

Homearama highlights home construction hot streak in Miami Valley

With a low inventory of residential real estate for sale in the Miami Valley, many buyers are turning to contractors to build their dream homes instead of settling for one already on the market. Area builders say they’re the busiest they’ve been since before the Great Recession in 2008. This year’s Dayton Homearama that begins Friday will feature some of the area’s newest houses...
Reds on pace to set franchise record for worst ERA

Reds on pace to set franchise record for worst ERA

Catcher Tucker Barnhart always finds something positive to say to Cincinnati Reds pitchers, even when a game has gotten out of hand, a common occurrence in recent days. He said he also knows there are times when no words of encouragement he offers will help. The facts tell the sad tale. The Reds have the worst starting pitching staff in baseball this season and one of the worst in baseball history...
Hartsock: Miamisburg coach Channell talks about Vikings’ move to Division I

Hartsock: Miamisburg coach Channell talks about Vikings’ move to Division I

It was a quick stop to a lower level of football for the Miamisburg Vikings. Steve Channell’s team dropped down to Division II last season and made it to the regional finals before losing to eventual state champion LaSalle. The Vikings are back in Division I this season but they will move to Region 3 with Centerville, Wayne, Fairmont and Northmont. It’s a region mostly populated by Columbus-area...
New bill allows civilians to buy old WWII-era U.S. Army handguns

New bill allows civilians to buy old WWII-era U.S. Army handguns

Congress will allow the transfer of old U.S. Army pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program as a part of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.  The 2016 NDAA allowed the release of 10,000 M1911 .45 caliber pistols to be released via a pilot program, but providions in the bill didn’t mandate the transfer of the guns to the Civilian Marksmanship Program. The new bill, passed by...
Police: Girlfriend found illicit photos of minors on nurse’s phone

Police: Girlfriend found illicit photos of minors on nurse’s phone

A licensed practical nurse is facing charges after a co-worker whom he was dating allegedly found photos of minors in various stages of undress on his mobile phone, according to documents filed in Fairborn Municipal Court. Steven Douglas McDowell, 60, is being held in the Greene County Jail on suspicion of gross sexual imposition, pandering obscenity involving a minor and illegal use of a minor in...

Another classic diner turns off the grill, a victim of rising rents

John Vasilopoulos and Nick Tragaras stood before an assembly line of egg sandwiches. Tragaras slid the eggs and bacon from the griddle onto the buns as Vasilopoulos followed to wrap and stack. It was a familiar rhythm for the owners of Cup & Saucer, a diner on the eastern edge of Manhattan’s Chinatown. But on Monday afternoon, after more than 70 years, the clink of metal spatulas flipping eggs...

The one bright spot in Penn Station's summer

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency over New York's dreadful commuting situation in late June, locals didn't think things could get any worse.  It turned out they could, at least at Penn Station, the epicenter of the so-called "summer of hell." Earlier this year the Pennsy, the year-and-a-half-old food hall at 2 Penn Plaza at the northeast corner of the complex, unexpectedly...
 Airline passenger helps soothe shrieking boy who was disrupting 8-hour flight

 Airline passenger helps soothe shrieking boy who was disrupting 8-hour flight

In a heartwarming moment that was captured on camera, a woman on an eight-hour flight from Israel to Brussels helped calm a crying boy. Rochel Groner was on the July 14th flight with her husband when a boy started crying. She told InsideEdition.com it was clear to her that the shrieking boy was trying to communicate something but he didn’t have use of a vocabulary, and his wailing was causing...
Why is Trump surprised Jeff Sessions recused himself from Russia investigation?

Why is Trump surprised Jeff Sessions recused himself from Russia investigation?

Four months after the fact, President Donald Trump is still frustrated that his political ally and attorney general, Jeff Sessions, recused himself from overseeing the Russia investigation that is haunting the president.   "Sessions should have never recused himself, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me before he took the job and I would have picked somebody...
Centerville attorney suspended for overbilling by $87,000

Centerville attorney suspended for overbilling by $87,000

Attorney Patricia A. Pickrel of Centerville was suspended for two years, with one year stayed on conditions, according to a press release from the Ohio Supreme Court. While working for the Cincinnati office of the Ulmer & Berne law firm, Pickrel over-billed by more than $87,000 for non-attorney, document-review services, according to the release. The release said that starting in 2012, she worked...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

AUDITOR’S OFFICE Property Transfers Donald and Shirley Parks to Donald Parks, 705 Bayberry Dr., New Carlisle; no fee. Federal National Mortgage Assn., to Donald W. McKee Jr., and Melissa D. McKee, 1109 Edgebrook Ave., New Carlisle; no fee. Katie J. and Curtis A. Estes to Katie J. Estes, 4225 Quwood Road and 0 Quwood, Rear, Springfield; no fee. Ronald L. Patton to Dan Phillips, 6363 Fletcher...
Air Force to purchase helicopters that would guard nuclear bases

Air Force to purchase helicopters that would guard nuclear bases

The Air Force has launched a $4.1 billion program to replace 62 decades-old UH-1N Huey helicopter to guard intercontinental nuclear missile bases on the Great Plains and transport high-level officials in “continuity of government” operations. The long-anticipated competition is expected to pit the Boeing Co., teamed with Leonardo, offering the Italian-designed MH-139 helicopter built in...
Trump has now attacked basically everyone who is in charge of the Russia investigation

Trump has now attacked basically everyone who is in charge of the Russia investigation

President Donald Trump has declared the Russia investigation to be a "witch hunt" and a "hoax," but he sure seems to be concerned about all the people who are leading it.   Trump in an interview with the New York Times on Wednesday made crystal-clear his previously reported distaste for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to recuse himself from oversight of the Russia...
Anthropologist examining remains of baby found in Carlisle yard

Anthropologist examining remains of baby found in Carlisle yard

An anthropologist is examining the remains of an infant found last week in the backyard of a Carlisle residence, according to Warren County Coroner Dr. Russell Uptegrove. A local doctor’s office alerted Carlisle police Friday that a Carlisle teenager might have delivered a stillborn baby, according to the police report. FIRST REPORT: Remains found behind home in Carlisle believed to be baby...
Feds indict ringleader, 7 others for string of pharmacy robberies

Feds indict ringleader, 7 others for string of pharmacy robberies

Federal prosecutors have identified the ringleader of a suspected pharmacy robbery operation, according to recently unsealed federal court records. Eight serial pharmacy robbery suspects have been re-indicted as part of one conspiracy, according to a 10-count indictment filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. RELATED: Feds indict five for robbing Middletown pharmacies Jamar “Boo”...
Longtime Ohio congressman dies

Longtime Ohio congressman dies

Former Congressman Ralph Regula, who represented the Canton region for nearly 40 years, died yesterday at 92. He served in Congress from 1973-2009. At the time, he was the second longest serving Republican member of the House. “I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend, colleague and mentor,” U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci said today. Renacci, now a candidate for governor, has...
6 months of President Trump, in 7 issues

6 months of President Trump, in 7 issues

On Thursday, President Trump will have been in office for 181 days, a.k.a. 4,344 hours, a.k.a. 260,640 minutes, a.k.a. six months.   My first reaction is: "Only six months?" Perhaps it's because so much has happened in those six months. And perhaps it feels like time has slowed down because, paradoxically, Trump has not overseen many tangible policy changes since becoming president...
Thief smashes Fairfield pizza place’s door, steals cash drawer

Thief smashes Fairfield pizza place’s door, steals cash drawer

A breaking and entering report at Marco’s Pizza at 6330 Pleasant Ave. in Fairfield was posted on the City of Fairfield’s Facebook page Wednesday. The crime occurred around midnight on July 13, according to the city’s post. The person in the video smashed the door to the restaurant and stole the restaurant’s cash drawer before fleeing the scene in a vehicle. The city is asking...
You won’t believe the awesome backyard castle this Beavercreek dad built for his kids

You won’t believe the awesome backyard castle this Beavercreek dad built for his kids

An engineer, 40 kids (one screaming about a bazooka), 205 cardboard boxes and 30 rolls of Duck Tape: how could could it not be a good time?  A Beavercreek dad of two (with a third one on the way) assembled friends to build the ultimate backyard cardboard box castle last weekend. “We have a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old. If there's a large box in the house, they want to climb inside it...
Ryan Seacrest to return as host of 'American Idol' revival

Ryan Seacrest to return as host of 'American Idol' revival

It’s official: Ryan Seacrest will return to “American Idol” to serve as host for ABC’s reboot of the singing competition. Kelly Ripa made the announcement on Thursday morning’s episode of “Live with Kelly and Ryan.” “We’ve been talking about it for a little while but I am happy to confirm … with absolute confirmation that Ryan Seacrest is...
Texas woman found dead in husband's trunk

Texas woman found dead in husband's trunk

A Texas woman who was reported missing Friday was found dead in her husband’s trunk over 1,000 miles away in Mansfield, Ohio. >> Read more trending news  According to WFAA, Tamara Harris, 33, was found dead in the trunk of car belonging to her husband, 35-year-old Dequalan Harris. The two were in the process of getting a divorce, according to Cedar Hill police. Dequalan...
Big German bank, a key to Trump’s finances, faces new scrutiny

Big German bank, a key to Trump’s finances, faces new scrutiny

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump pointed to his relationship with Deutsche Bank to counter reports that big banks were skeptical of doing business with him.   After a string of bankruptcies in his casino and hotel businesses in the 1990s, Trump became somewhat of an outsider on Wall Street, leaving the giant German bank among the few major financial institutions willing to...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Dontrae M. Sparks, 18, of 1507 Broadway St., two counts aggravated burglary, dismissed - indicted by the grand jury. Dale M. Burton Sr., 56, of 1920 E. High St., Apt. 12, resisting arrest, guilty, 30 days jail with 28 days suspended, two days credit for time served, cost due Sept. 16. Nicea C. Eaton, 32, of 202 Roseland Ave., E., OVI, guilty, 12 months driver’s...
Sinkhole grows between homes in Florida

Sinkhole grows between homes in Florida

A depression that started off as a small hole in The Villages has grown larger and has put residents on heightened alert. Landscaping crews spotted the depression Monday between two homes on Lavaca Lane in Sumter County.  One homeowner, who uses a wheelchair, packed some of his belongings and left. Another neighbor said he's becoming more worried. >> Read more trending news "Absolutely...
Police hope video IDs whoever broke hands off university’s Jesus statue

Police hope video IDs whoever broke hands off university’s Jesus statue

Authorities are hoping surveillance video identifies whoever broke the hands off a granite statue of Jesus on the campus of a private, Catholic university in Pittsburgh. Carlow University officials announced the vandalism on Wednesday, but said it was unclear exactly when it occurred. The statue, which shows Jesus with his hands raised toward the sky, once belonged to nearby St. Agnes Church.
Craving heat this summer? Tabasco introduces new ‘Scorpion’ sauce 20 times hotter than original

Craving heat this summer? Tabasco introduces new ‘Scorpion’ sauce 20 times hotter than original

Tabasco, the iconic Louisiana-made hot sauce seen on dining tables across the country, is vying to provide one of the country’s hottest products with a new sauce 20 times hotter than the original.  Tabasco on Wednesday launched its Scorpion Sauce, made with the scorching Trinidad Moruga Scorpion pepper. By Thursday, the new sauce, made in a limited small batch and available only on...
Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief arrested twice in one week

Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief arrested twice in one week

Notorious jewel thief Doris Payne has been arrested yet again.  Payne was arrested Tuesday at 5 p.m. for a probation violation from a previous arrest, according to DeKalb County officials.  >> Read more trending news WSBTV’s Tyisha Fernandes reported Payne was arrested Monday at the Walmart on Chamblee Tucker Road in DeKalb County. She's charged with theft by shoplifting. According...
Kasich to skip opening state fair to monitor execution of child killer

Kasich to skip opening state fair to monitor execution of child killer

Gov. John Kasich will skip the opening of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday so that he can monitor activities at the Death House as the state carries out the first execution in more than three years, his spokesman said. Convicted child killer Ronald Phillips is scheduled to be executed Wednesday morning for the 1993 beating, rape and murder of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter. The state has...
Manafort was in debt to pro-Russia interests, Cyprus records show

Manafort was in debt to pro-Russia interests, Cyprus records show

Financial records filed last year in the secretive tax haven of Cyprus, where Paul Manafort kept bank accounts during his years working in Ukraine and investing with a Russian oligarch, indicate that he had been in debt to pro-Russia interests by as much as $17 million before he joined Donald Trump's presidential campaign in March 2016.   The money appears to have been owed by shell companies...
UCF student behind viral tweet grading breakup letter no longer suspended

UCF student behind viral tweet grading breakup letter no longer suspended

The University of Central Florida student who graded a breakup letter that went viral on social media is no longer suspended from the university. >> Read more trending news An attorney for Nicholas Lutz said the school will allow Lutz back in the classroom.  In February, Lutz graded his ex-girlfriend’s breakup letter for grammar, spelling and syntax. He posted images of the letter...
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