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Storms possible this weekend with dangerous heat

Updated: 12:16 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016

QUICK-LOOK FORECASTEXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING until 8 p.m. for Montgomery CountyHEAT ADVISORY until 8 p.m. for the rest of the Miami ValleyFeels like temps near 100 degreesPop-up storms produce heavy rainSlight dip in heat and humidity mid-weekDOWNLOAD OUR FREE WHIO WEATHER APP to get weather updates and alerts on your smartphoneDETAILED ...
I-75 reopens following deputy-involved crash in West Carrollton

Updated: 8:17 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016

A driver suffered serious injuries after crashing into the back of a Montgomery County Sheriff deputy’s cruiser on northbound I-75 in West Carrollton Saturday morning. Deputy in fair condition Other driver in ‘very serious condition’ Unrelated high-speed pursuit approached crash scene   Investigators said the deputy called out the crash ...
2 troopers injured in pursuit on I-75 in Montgomery Co.
Two cruisers were towed after they were damaged attempting to stop a pursuit approaching stopped traffic on I-75 in West Carrollton. (Jordyn Huffman/Staff)

7:56 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016

Two state troopers were injured attempting to end a pursuit that was approaching stopped traffic on northbound I-75 in West Carrollton. Dispatchers from the Lebanon Post of the Ohio Stage Highway Patrol said troopers initiated a pursuit after a vehicle that was reported stolen failed to stop on northbound I-75 ...
Heat warning, advisory continue into the weekend

Updated: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016

QUICK-LOOK FORECASTHeat alerts continue into the weekendMore sunshine Saturday means even hotter weatherStorms more likely to end the weekendDownload our free Storm Center 7 mobile appDETAILED FORECASTThere is a Heat Advisory for the Miami Valley, except Montgomery County, which will continue under an Excessive Heat Warning until 8 p.m. Saturday.An ...
In brief

7:32 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

MONTGOMERY COUNTYLimited service at Family AssistanceOn July 29, the call center and customer service area of the Montgomery County Family Assistance Division, 1111 S. Edwin Moses Blvd., will not be operational, and workers will be unable to authorize, deny or modify benefits or answer any case questions due database unavailability. ...
Learning Tree Farm teaches kids
Sarah Lamont, who is part of the education staff at the Learning Tree Farm, teaches children about farm life in the 1800s. CONTRIBUTED

6:57 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

The Learning Tree Farm is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered by Gem City residents.The farm, located at 3376 S. Union Road in Jefferson Twp., just outside of Dayton, was started in 1973 by teachers Sally Keyes and Jean Ryan. The Learning Tree Farm’s mission is to provide hands ...
Do you live in one of Ohio’s most miserable cities?
A dramatic cloud cover moved across the Dayton skyline Friday evening as the sun set, part of a front that brought cooler temperatures to the Miami Valley. JIM WITMER / STAFF

5:29 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

East Cleveland and Cleveland are the most miserable places in Ohio, according to one web site. After collecting a variety of data and crunching some numbers, roadsnacks.net was able to compile a list of the most miserable cities in the Buckeye State. They took information from the Census’s American Community ...
County program brings healthy options to food deserts

5:18 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

Dayton stands out as one of the worst cities in the nation for food hardship, and county officials say it’s time to do more about the scarcity of healthy foods in low-income neighborhoods. Public Health — Dayton & Montgomery County officials are combating nutrition issues through the “Good Food Here ...
3 women indicted in guard assault, escape attempt
Paden M. Collins

Updated: 3:28 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

UPDATE @ 3:25 p.m. (July 22)A Montgomery County grand jury indicted three woman in connection to assault on a guard while attempting to escape a minimum security facility earlier this month.Paden Collins is indicted on three counts of assault and attempt to commit escape.Nicole Lewis is indicted on three counts ...
Prison inmate sentenced for intimidation in threatening letters
Anthony Demar Smith

Updated: 3:24 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

UPDATE @ 3:21 p.m. (July 22)Anthony D. Smith, 28, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for intimidation of court officials via letters mailed to the prosecutor’s office and the clerk of court’s office, according to Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck.Smith is currently in prison serving a life sentence with ...
Dayton weekend sporting events ready for heat

3:21 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

With the heat index expected to top 100 degrees this weekend, athletes will be closely monitored as organizers of local races and tournaments adjust for soaring temperatures.Public health officials advise decreasing physical activity during extreme heat or limiting it to morning and early evening, especially for joggers and high school ...
Many factors broke Wright State’s debate dream

2:45 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

As Wright State University gained worldwide attention in 2008 for providing the stage where presidential hopeful John McCain introduced Sarah Palin as his running mate, WSU political science chair Donna Schlagheck had a bold idea. Why couldn’t Wright State host a presidential debate? The answer, it turns out, was that ...
Power outages reported across area

Updated: 2:09 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

Some DP&L; customers have power restored.As of 2 p.m., 200 Dayton Power and Light customers are without power in Montgomery County, down from over 1,000 around noon.Over 900 customers are reported to be with out power in Warren County, according to a Duke Energy outage map.Officials have not commented if ...
Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Updated: 9:02 a.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

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 . Sgt. Mark Bowron is updating conditions every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM. ...
5 local things to know on Friday
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine speaks during a news conference in Pike County April 22 about the killings of eight members of the same family. (Mike Campbell/Staff)

6:45 a.m. Friday, July 22, 2016

1. Reward in case of 8 slain relatives poorly publicized A reward totaling $10,000 to help solve the murder of eight people from one family was “lost in the shuffle,” said Ross County Sheriff’s Deputy Dave Weber. A spokesperson for DeWine’s office said Thursday his office hadn’t been aware of the ...
Trump grabs nomination, pledges change

Updated: 11:43 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016

Republican Donald Trump formally accepted the GOP nomination for president on Thursday and used the prime-time address to paint a picture of America in crisis both at home and abroad. In a speech that ran well over an hour and didn’t wrap up until 11:34 p.m., Trump said the country ...
Overnight storms possible, hot and humid trend continues

Updated: 11:42 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016

QUICK-LOOK FORECASTHumidity on the rise overnightTemperatures expected to feel over 100 degreesOn and off storms into the coming weekendDownload our free Storm Center 7 mobile appDETAILED FORECASTSkies will remain partly cloudy overnight, but there is a chance for some storms to develop, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.Track ...
Coroner’s office IDs woman found in Celina
Celina police investigating discovery of a body. (Cox Media Group Ohio/archives)

Updated: 11:21 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016

UPDATE @ 11:05 p.m.: The body found in Celina has been identified as 34-year-old Sondra Thatcher of Rockford in Mercer County, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.An autopsy has not yet been performed to determine a preliminary cause and manner of death.FIRST REPORTThe body of a female found in ...
Boy, 2, unresponsive in bathtub in Butler County
A 2-year-old boy found unresponsive in a bathtub in Madison Twp. July 21, 2016, was flown to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Updated: 11:17 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016

UPDATE @ 11:15 p.m.A 2-year-old boy is receiving intensive care tonight at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center after he was found unresponsive in a bathtub filled with water, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.The child’s parents called 911 around 8 p.m. from their home in the Catalina Manufactured Home ...
Health officials warn about dangerous heat

Updated: 7:53 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016

The summer heat is expected to get more intense this weekend and reach dangerous levels. A hazardous weather outlook has been issued by the National Weather Service for 25 counties in Southern Ohio, including all in the Dayton and Springfield areas. Extreme heat, since 1986, has killed on average more ...
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