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Storms knock out power again to thousands
DP&L online outage map

Updated: 11:54 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

UPDATE @ 11:50 p.m. (Aug. 28)There were 6,000 utility customers still without power shortly before midnight after a second round of strong storms hit the region.The storms on Sunday dropped hail and heavy rain, and led to more than 13,000 people to lose power, according to online outage maps from ...
Event highlights support for addicts and their families

6:06 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Hundreds of people gathered in Courthouse Square for the Third Annual Rally 4 Recovery on Sunday. The rally is hosted by Families of Addicts each year to celebrate former addicts who have recovered from their addictions and encourage families impacted by drug addiction. FOA is a volunteer-run organization focused on ...
Suspect in sex offense surrenders to Dayton police
Police are blocking a section of Troy Street in Dayton

Updated: 5:43 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

UPDATE @ 5:40 p.m. (Aug. 28)A man on Troy Street surrendered to police this evening after a brief standoff following a report of a sex offense involving a 17-year-old victim.Dayton police responded to the house in the 700 block of Troy Street shortly after 4 p.m. By 5:35 p.m., the ...
Lebanon latest city to cut income-tax credit
Councilman Jim Dearie said he supported the reduction in the income tax credit in Lebanon to enable the city to catch up on road repairs.

1:00 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

City officials here will update local income-tax forms in anticipation of collecting — for the first time — 0.5 percent of earnings from residents living in Lebanon who also pay income tax where they work.Last week, the city council voted 5-2 to halve the full credit, while continuing to collect ...
Critics say redevelopment of fairgrounds could steal business

10:00 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Highly anticipated plans to redevelop the Montgomery County Fairgrounds have not won over some community members who worry the development will poach customers and businesses from other parts of Dayton. A mixed-use project at the fairgrounds will shape the future of southern Dayton for many years to come, and the ...
Number of FedEx jobs at $18.5M Miami Twp. site still undecided

12:00 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Construction continues on an $18.5 million FedEx Ground distribution center near Interstate 75, but a company official said the number of workers the site will employ isn’t expected to be decided until next year. Records indicate as many as 200 jobs will be housed at the FedEx Ground South Dayton ...
Strong storms cause damage across area
Ohio 503 in Lewisburg Aug. 27, 2016. (Caroline Reinwald/Staff)

Updated: 4:44 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

UPDATE @4:30 p.m. Crews in Enon and Mad River Twp. are responding to various reports of damages following strong storms this afternoon. A tree was on fire next to a transformer on Joseph Drive in Enon. Crews responded to a structure fire, possibly weather related, in the area of Ross ...
Regulators, reports say rides safe, but accidents happen
A state inspector looks over rides for safety before the opening of the Great Darke County Fair. JOSH SWEIGART / STAFF

12:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Injuries and deaths linked to amusement park and festival rides in Ohio are uncommon, an I-Team investigation found, and when incidents do occur state regulators say ride operators usually are not at fault. Three people have been injured on rides in Ohio this year, according to the Ohio Department of ...
Heavy power outages in Miamisburg, Centerville areas

Updated: 10:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

UPDATE @ 10:40 p.m.A severe lightning storm has caused heavy power outages impacting the Miamisburg and Centerville areas.There were more than 3,000 customers affected in that area, and power will not be fully restored until between 9 and 11 a.m., said Kelly Millhouse, director of operations for Dayton Power & ...
Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center
Staff photo

Updated: 6:02 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 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.Major Highway IncidentsA ...
Victim’s family says guard’s early release would be slap in the face
Dant’e Price

5:54 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Dant’e Price’s mother said it would be a “slap in the face” if a judge granted judicial release to Justin Wissinger, who has served less than half of his four-year prison sentence.Wissinger, 28, appeared in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court on Friday to ask for an early release after being ...
Dayton pastor accused of murder in death of foster son, 2
King of Glory Church on Genesee Avenue in Dayton, where a toddler died in 2015. Weaver was pastor of the church at the time. (Natalie Jovonovich/Staff)

Updated: 5:19 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

UPDATE @ 4:50 p.m. (Aug. 26): Torace D. Weaver, a Dayton pastor accused of murder, was 2-year-old Stanley Thomas’s foster father but he and his wife had not adopted the boy, Kevin Lavoie, spokesman with Montgomery County Children Services, has confirmed. There were no other fosters in the home, Lavoie ...
Music star Rodney Atkins to headline military concert

Updated: 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Country singer Rodney Atkins will headline a “Hometown Heroes” concert Sept. 15 at the Fraze for Wright-Patterson personnel, organizers announced Friday. Up to 4,000 tickets will be given to personnel and their families to the private concert, organizers said. “We feel like this is our hometown,” Col. Bradley W. McDonald, ...
U.S. Marshals nab 2 local rape suspects
Kendrick Robinson

1:39 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

U.S. Marshals made two arrests of rape suspects in southwest Ohio within 48 hours of each other.Edgar F. Barrientos, 66, is in Clark County Jail on multiple felony charges including rape, gross sexual imposition, complicity and disseminate matter harmful to juveniles, according to jail records.The Clark County Sheriff’s Office had ...
Number of FedEx jobs at $18.5M Miami Twp. site still undecided

10:06 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

As construction continues on an $18.5 million FedEx Ground site off I-75 in Miami Twp., the company has yet to decide how many jobs the facility will create. Records indicate as many as 200 employees will work there, but the company “has yet to determine” staffing for the site being ...
Eight tornadoes confirmed in Indiana
Social media photos from Kokomo, Indiana, tornado Aug. 24, 2016

Updated: 5:59 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

UPDATE @ 8;30 p.m. (Aug. 25):Multiple thunderstorms produced eight tornadoes on Wednesday, including five in central Indiana across Carroll, Howard, Marion and Montgomery counties, according to a report released this evening from the National Weather Service in Indianapolis.None of the tornadoes caused any deaths, and only the strongest storm, an ...
82-year-old walkaway from hospital has been located, police report
Police are searching for Curtis Johnson, last seen leaving Miami Valley Hospital late Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2016. (Cox Media Group Ohio/archives)

Updated: 8:41 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

UPDATE @ 8:27 p.m. (Aug. 25): The missing adult has been located, Moraine police Sgt. Jason Neubauer said in a prepared statement. FIRST REPORT (Aug. 25) Moraine police have issued a missing adult alert for Curtis Johnson, an 82-year-old Dayton resident who walked away from Miami Valley Hospital and apparently ...
Juvenile convictions shouldn’t enhance adult sentences, court rules

6:54 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Prior juvenile court convictions can’t be used to enhance the sentence of an adult, a split Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday, reversing a lower court decision in a Montgomery County case.The 4-3 decision stated that increasing an adult’s prison term based on juvenile adjudications violates state and federal constitutions.Ohio’s top ...
Security guard in deadly shooting wants early release
Dant’e Price

5:26 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

The security guard who fired at least six of the 17 shots aimed at Dant’e Price in March 2012 is asking for early release from prison, a request strongly opposed by prosecutors.Justin Wissinger, 28, is scheduled for a judicial release hearing Friday in front of Montgomery County Common Pleas Court ...
Man indicted in Harrison Twp. fatal shooting

Updated: 2:23 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

UPDATE @ 2:22 p.m. (Aug. 25) Key’andre Hombre Danley has been indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury on two counts murder, both with a three-year firearm specification, two counts felonious assault, with a three-year firearm specification, two counts of having weapons while under disability, tampering with evidence, and two ...
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