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Middletown church fire ruled arson, suspect, 16, jailed

A 16-year-old boy is in juvenile detention, Middletown police are continuing to investigate, and a local church is rebuilding after a fire Sunday morning severely damaged its building and closed its day care. Fifteen hours after a Middletown police officer saw flames shooting through the roof of the Tytus Avenue First Church of God, 3300 Tytus Ave., Sunday morning, the suspect was charged with arson...

State approves projects at Wright State, Central State

State funding approved this week will allow Wright State and Central State begin work on capital projects at the universities. Wright State is expanding its data backup and recovery capabilities with more than $800,000 approved by the State Controlling Board on Monday. RELATED: Wright State selects 3 finalists for president’s job The money will help pay for network routers and for WSU&rsquo...
Unions expected to protest ‘Right to Work’ in West Chester

Unions expected to protest ‘Right to Work’ in West Chester

Hundreds of union workers and representatives are planning to converge on a West Chester Twp. trustee meeting tonight to protest a “Right to Work” proposal, but only people with direct ties to the township will be allowed to speak. MORE: West Chester trustees want Right to Work resolution A recent federal appeals court opinion opened up “Right to Work” status to cities and...
Nearly $500K tap-in fee reduction for Warren County development

Nearly $500K tap-in fee reduction for Warren County development

Warren County will grant a $491,000 reduction to tap-in fees to the developer of the former Peters Cartridge Factory. The commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday supporting the 50 percent cut in rates sought by Kenneth Schon, developer of the property, which was the subject of of an environmental clean-up. RELATED:$5 million EPA clean-up closes bike trail. Bloomfield-Schon will still...
Shooting victim not cooperating with Trotwood police

Shooting victim not cooperating with Trotwood police

Police tell us the victim of a shooting that happened this afternoon in the 1400 block of Guenther Road is not cooperating with the investigators. The adult male victim was shot in the hand in front of the house on Guenther, according to a Trotwood police official. Police said three males showed up at the house and shot the victim. The victim drove himself to Good Samaritan Hospital. No further details...
2 Butler County teens reported missing

2 Butler County teens reported missing

Police in Butler County are searching for two teenage girls who have been missing since Sunday evening. Fairfield Twp. police say Mikina Riley, 13, and Mirika Sizemore, 15, may have run away from home. “Right now we do not suspect any foul play and there is no evidence of that being the case at this time,” Police Chief Matthew Fruchey said. Riley is 5-foot-8 and Sizemore is 5-foot-5. Both...
Suspect accused of setting Springfield home on fire

Suspect accused of setting Springfield home on fire

A Springfield man has been accused of setting a house on fire late last year. Darren Carroll, 25, was arraigned in Clark County Municipal Court on Monday on two counts of aggravated arson and charges of aggravated menacing and domestic violence. His case was continued until Jan. 31 and he didn’t enter a plea. READ MORE: Springfield woman’s $700K gift will remodel busy fire station Police...
Downtown Dayton offering cheap leases for new businesses

Downtown Dayton offering cheap leases for new businesses

An initiative to fill storefronts downtown is accepting applications from business owners who want short-term leases. Activated Spaces, a project aiming to bring more small businesses downtown, matches business owners and entrepreneurs with downtown property owners who have first-floor storefront space available for occupancy. » RELATED: Dayton looking for interested ‘pop-up’ shop...
Business leaders, public invited to Fairborn open house

Business leaders, public invited to Fairborn open house

The Fairborn Department of Community Development will hold an open house to discuss and receive feedback on the city’s review of zoning procedures. BUSINESS: Kroger to open new Fairborn location in August No formal presentation is planned, as the meeting is for all parties interested in reviewing existing zoning information and provide feedback for the Zoning Ordinance Update currently under...
NEW DETAILS: Fairgrounds purchase approved

NEW DETAILS: Fairgrounds purchase approved

Montgomery County has agreed to give the University of Dayton and Premier Health $2 million if they buy the county fairgrounds and retain and redevelop the historic roundhouse. On Tuesday, Montgomery County commissioners approved a purchase agreement for the 38-acre Montgomery County Fairgrounds property. UD and Premier Health agreed to buy the South Main Street site for $15 million. Under the contract...
‘Twenty One Pilots’ rehearses at Wright State

‘Twenty One Pilots’ rehearses at Wright State

‘Twenty One Pilots’ — the hit Ohio-based band that climbed the charts last year — rehearsed its pyrotechnics display at the Wright State University Nutter Center last month, according to Fairborn’s fire chief. What to do: Visit Dayton.com for the latest local entertainment news Chief Mike Riley said the members of the duo were in attendance at the rehearsal, but no audience...
Carlisle Schools one step closer to $49 million bond issue

Carlisle Schools one step closer to $49 million bond issue

Carlisle Schools took the first step of two in placing a nearly $49 million bond issue on the May 2 ballot to construct a new K-12 building. The Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the resolution of necessity, which has been forwarded to the Warren County Auditor’s Office to certify the millage. After that, the board will take the final step of approving the resolution. It has...
FAIRGROUNDS: Public welcome at Huber Heights town hall meeting

FAIRGROUNDS: Public welcome at Huber Heights town hall meeting

The potential Montgomery County Fairgrounds relocation to Huber Heights will be the topic of discussion at an upcoming town hall meeting. The Montgomery County Agricultural Society is considering a site on Interstate 70 near the Gander Mountain store as the home of the new county fairgrounds. The town hall meeting will include representatives from the city, the Montgomery County Agricultural...
IT disaster center at WSU lands Ohio funding

IT disaster center at WSU lands Ohio funding

Wright State is expanding its data backup and recovery capabilities with more than $800,000 approved by the State Controlling Board on Monday. RELATED: Wright State selects 3 finalists for president’s job The money will help pay for network routers and for WSU’s portion of a remote information technology disaster recovery site in Fairborn, according to the university’s request to...
Armed robbery reported at Butler County gas station

Armed robbery reported at Butler County gas station

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in identifying a person who allegedly robbed the Sunoco, 6300 Middletown Germantown Road, at 11:30 p.m. Friday. The suspect showed a silver handgun and left with about $2,300, said Detective Dan Turner from the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. In the surveillance video, the suspect, wearing gloves, walks into the store, points...

Warren County to spend $62 million on softened water system

The Warren County commissioners on Tuesday approved a plan to raise water and sewer rates to fund $62 million in system improvements, while cutting by nearly $500,000 tap-in fees for the developer of a former ammunition plant as a riverside residential complex. First, the commissioners voted to raise water and sewer rates and water fees to fund $62 million in improvements that could result in producing...
Kasich names Dayton charter school as innovation leader

Kasich names Dayton charter school as innovation leader

Ohio Gov. John Kasich recognized seven Ohio schools that lead the way in innovation, including Dayton Early College Academy, a charter school on the campus of the University of Dayton. During a news conference Tuesday, Kasich also pledged to increase K-12 spending by 1 percent per year in the upcoming state budget. The funding boost will amount to about $200 million in state funds, the Kasich administration...
Elections board deputy director terminated

Elections board deputy director terminated

The Miami County Board of Elections voted 3-0 Tuesday to terminate the employment of Eric Morgan, the deputy elections director. The vote came following a closed executive session. Morgan, a Democrat, has been employed by the board since spring 2013. Board member Jose Lopez said the vote was “done on the initiation of the Democratic Party … He (Morgan) is their designee.” &ldquo...
Daycare loses pet turtle in Middletown church arson

Daycare loses pet turtle in Middletown church arson

The daycare impacted after an arson fire at the Middletown church where it was housed lost its mascot in the blaze. The turtle, named Myrtle Sands, lived in a 75-gallon aquarium tank at Building Strong Foundations day care inside the Tytus Avenue First Church of God. The turtle even had its own Facebook page. Michele Ferguson, office manager of the day care, assumes Myrtle Sands died in...
45 kids displaced from church fire that also damaged daycare

45 kids displaced from church fire that also damaged daycare

Ohio Rep. Candice Keller, R-Middletown, is working to get a temporary relocation waiver for the Building Strong Foundations daycare inside the Tytus Avenue First Church of God following an early morning fire that has been ruled an arson. MORE: 16-year-old arrested after Middletown church fire ruled arson State licensing regulations mandate that a daycare can temporarily relocate for no more than 90...
Future of Kettering ice arena decided by city officials

Future of Kettering ice arena decided by city officials

The ice arena at the Kettering Recreation Center will remain open after the city spent more than a year studying the future of the arena and surveying residents. Mary Beth Thaman, director of the parks, recreation and cultural arts department at the city of Kettering, said the city came to the decision following the survey, study and other community input sessions held throughout the last year. &ldquo...
Billion dollar Dayton supply company names new CEO

Billion dollar Dayton supply company names new CEO

Dayton-based Winsupply, which brought in $2.7 billion in revenue in 2016, has named a new chief executive officer. The company, a supplier of residential and commercial construction materials, announced Roland Gordon will serve as the new CEO effective at the end of the month. He will continue to serve as president of the company as well. Gordon is preceded by Jack Johnston, who remains on the board...
Gas prices expected to spike this week

Gas prices expected to spike this week

Ohio drivers, along with motorists in Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky, could see gasoline prices jump in the next two days ending a continuous price drop within recent weeks.  Average gas prices dropped 31 cents in Ohio, 19 cents in Kentucky, 32 cents in Indiana and 29 cents in Michigan over the last three weeks.  By Friday, gas stations will see a price hike to $2.19-$2.29 per...
Graeter’s, brewery team up for new beer

Graeter’s, brewery team up for new beer

Graeter’s Ice Cream and Braxton Brewing Co. have joined forces to release a stout from one of the ice cream company’s most popular flavors. Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Milk Stout is a first for Graeter’s and Braxton, who will introduce the collaborative concoction Feb. 3 at a tapping party at Braxton Brewing Co., 27 W. 7th St., Covington, Ky. MORE DINING NEWS: New taproom, restaurant...
What to expect from changing weather this week, and how to prepare

What to expect from changing weather this week, and how to prepare

After several days of unseasonably warm temperatures, the forecast calls for more typical January weather by the end of this week. Temperatures are expected to reach into the 40s again today and into the 50s on Wednesday before a drop back into the 30s by Thursday. Highs will only reach the low 30s by Friday and Saturday. Snow showers are also possible Friday and Saturday. As temperatures and conditions...
Best-selling author tapped to speak at Middletown graduation

Best-selling author tapped to speak at Middletown graduation

One of America’s most acclaimed authors will be speaking to Middletown High School graduates in May, this news outlet has exclusively learned. New York Times best-selling author J.D. Vance — who wrote “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” — will be the commencement speaker for his former high school. Vance’s book was embraced by the public...
Central State lands Ohio funding to update Brown Library

Central State lands Ohio funding to update Brown Library

Central State University is moving forward with updates to its Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library following the State Controlling Board’s approval on Monday of more than $388,000 in funding for phase two of the facility’s modernization project. RELATED: CSU president named a ‘most influential’ leader in higher education The controlling board on Monday approved $340,620 to go...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: Ashlee N. Adams, 22, of 1715 W. North St., theft, innocent, continued, bond $1,500; criminal trespass, innocent, continued. Anna C. Badger, 37, of 325 S. Shaffer Ave., theft, innocent, continued. Daniel L. Billingsley Sr., 25, of 449 E. Liberty St., possession of drugs, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $2,500. Robbie Lee Brewer II, 23, of 1409 Burnett...
Swim team raises money for father of 8 who died after car crash

Swim team raises money for father of 8 who died after car crash

A fund raising campaign to help a Liberty Twp. family who lost their husband and father after a traffic crash earlier this month has pulled in more than five times the goal of $2,500. Chris Davis, 47, was paralyzed after a Jan. 4 collision with a box truck on Cox Lane in West Chester Twp. and died at University of Cincinnati Medical Center on Jan. 17, according to Christine Mosack Pitman, a fellow...
Fairborn seeks help to ID suspected thief

Fairborn seeks help to ID suspected thief

Police in Fairborn are looking for help in identifying a thief who took a money exchange machine at an apartment complex laundromat. The incident happened at 3:45 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Treeborn apartment complex on East Dayton Yellow Springs Road, according to Fairborn police. Police said the thief took the money machine that was mounted to the wall. The unidentified male was wearing a backpack and...
Trump won’t be only topic at free Dan Rather WSU event

Trump won’t be only topic at free Dan Rather WSU event

TV journalist Dan Rather will speak at a free event at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at Wright State University. Rather covered a number of national events over his 50-year career in broadcast journalism. DETAILS: Dan Rather to speak at Wright State’s Nutter Center Rather’s visit is part of this year’s Presidential Lecture Series and WSU Honors Institute and the theme is “Democracy, Politics...
Cleveland tragedy prompts memories of Centerville accident, changes for police and fire

Cleveland tragedy prompts memories of Centerville accident, changes for police and fire

A police officer in Cleveland was killed on Tuesday morning after being struck by a vehicle that later drove off. The officer was rerouting traffic after a previous crash when the incident occurred, according to Cleveland.com. The incident brought to mind a January 1998 tragedy during which Centerville police Officer John Kalaman and Washington Twp. firefighter Robert O'Toole were killed while responding...
Baseball club seeks funding to replace stolen lawn mower

Baseball club seeks funding to replace stolen lawn mower

The Huber Heights nonprofit Brick City Blast Baseball Club is asking the public for assistance in funding replacement lawn care equipment the club reported stolen last year. Club officials are willing to exchange advertising or accept donations to replace a Husqvarna zero-turn lawn mower reported stolen in October, said Jason Reedy, club president. In-season, the club uses the lawn mower two-to-three...
Classes resume at West Liberty with message from shooting victim

Classes resume at West Liberty with message from shooting victim

West Liberty-Salem High School students returned to classes today after a shooting last week and watched a video with shooting victim Logan Cole. The video talked to students about the events on Friday. “That video ended with a video clip of Logan Cole in the hospital basically wishing all the student body well today and saying he was very happy they got to return to school today and he was...
Graeter’s teams up with brewery to make ice cream-inspired beer

Graeter’s teams up with brewery to make ice cream-inspired beer

Graeter’s Ice Cream has partnered with Kentucky-based Braxton Brewing Co. to release an ice-cream inspired stout beer. The Cincinnati-based ice cream manufacturer and Braxton will release the Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Stout on Feb 3. The canned beverages will hit Kroger stores and other grocery retailers in Cincinnati, Dayton, Lexington and Louisville beginning Feb. 6. “We’re...
Middletown’s Families First expand efforts to fight infant mortality

Middletown’s Families First expand efforts to fight infant mortality

Six Butler County projects aimed at reducing infant mortality received more than $2 million from the Ohio Department of Medicaid last June. A Middletown non-profit agency called Families First was the recipient of some of that funding. Now the organization is looking to expand services to help as many women as possible in the community. The initiatives, which range from smoking cessation to centering...
Answer expected in effort to halt county’s use of landfill

Answer expected in effort to halt county’s use of landfill

A recommendation on an effort to stop Montgomery County from disposing of solid waste at a Dayton landfill until the site’s odor issues are adequately addressed is expected on Wednesday. A county solid waste panel in November asked staff to research the issue after hundreds of odor complaints were lodged from several nearby communities through much of 2016 against the Stony Hollow...
Wright-Patt security level unchanged after Arizona base lock down

Wright-Patt security level unchanged after Arizona base lock down

A temporary lock down of an Arizona air base after a report of gun shots did not change the security threat level at Wright-Patterson, according to a spokesman. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base near Tuscon, Ariz., was temporarily on lock down on Monday “out of an abundance of caution” after an airman near the flight line reported the sound of gunshots, according to a base statement released...
Unemployment rate rises slightly in Clark County

Unemployment rate rises slightly in Clark County

Clark County’s unemployment rate crept up slightly in December, according to monthly figures released today by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. RELATED: Proposed unemployment fixes concern Springfield union leaders The unemployment rate in Clark County was 4.8 percent last month, up slightly from 4.7 percent in November. But both counties also saw a small decline in the size of...
5 things to know about the $46M plan for downtown building

5 things to know about the $46M plan for downtown building

The new owners of the Centre City building plan to spend more than $46 million renovating the downtown high-rise into 164 new apartments. The state last year awarded $5 million in state historic tax credits to aid the project. Here’s a few things to know about what the owners hope to do. RELATED: Downtown building wins tax incentives RELATED: Follow Dayton Daily News...
Clark County Pet of the Week

Clark County Pet of the Week

Meet Xander. He is an approximately 5-year-old mix who weighs 36 pounds. Xander is vaccinated, dewormed, neutered, rabies vaccinated, heartworm negative and microchipped. His adoption fee is $130 which includes his dog license. Xander is located at the Humane Society Serving Clark County, 5201 Urbana Road in Springfield. Shelter hours are from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday, from 1 to 7:30...
First images released from high-def NOAA satellite

First images released from high-def NOAA satellite

The first of four new satellites is now successfully sending high-definition images. The first images from the GOES-16 satellite, launched by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, were released Monday. The new technology provides a vivid look at our hemisphere from a geostationary weather satellite.  GOES-16 launched Nov. 19, 2016, under the name GOES-R, and was renamed after reaching...
Charlotte attorney disbarred after being accused of having sex with clients

Charlotte attorney disbarred after being accused of having sex with clients

A Charlotte, North Carolina, attorney accused of having sex with several of his immigration clients has been disbarred, officials said. Court documents show the clients he targeted were "especially vulnerable." According to the court filing, attorney Chris Greene voluntarily surrendered his license after he agreed that he could not defend the charges against him and that he had inappropriate...
Star Wars costume exhibit coming to Cincinnati

Star Wars costume exhibit coming to Cincinnati

Iconic costumes from “a galaxy far, far away” are making the trek to the Queen City as the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Star Wars and the Power of Costume opens at the Cincinnati Museum Center on May 25. Pulled from the collection of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Star Wars and the Power of Costume is a partnership of the museum, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition...
Shakespeare anniversary inspires chamber music series program

Shakespeare anniversary inspires chamber music series program

Contact this contributing writer at bturner004@woh.rr.com. “All the World’s a Stage,” and it will be focused at the First Presbyterian Church. Chamber Music in Yellow Springs returns after a three-month hiatus to commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with a program inspired by the Bard’s works that should please literary and music enthusiasts...
Republicans in Ohio raising money in Florida

Republicans in Ohio raising money in Florida

Ohio Republican lawmakers will host lobbyists and supporters at back-to-back political fundraisers in Florida next month, just before debate begins on the massive state budget bill. Invitations to the events, obtained by the Dayton Daily News, show that new Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof, R-Medina, and Senate President Pro Tem Bob Peterson, R-Sabina, are hosting a fundraiser at Bagatelle, an upscale...
Lin-Manuel Miranda could become youngest EGOT winner

Lin-Manuel Miranda could become youngest EGOT winner

Playwright, actor, songwriter, rapper and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda might be making history if he wins an Academy Awards in February. The Washington Post reported that Miranda, perhaps best known for the Broadway musical "Hamilton," has been nominated for an Oscar for best original song. He wrote "How Far I'll Go" for the Disney animated movie "Moana." Oscar nominations...
Lawyer, radio personality Lisa Wells pleads not guilty to drug charges

Lawyer, radio personality Lisa Wells pleads not guilty to drug charges

A Cincinnati defense lawyer and radio legal analyst pleaded not guilty Tuesday, Jan. 24, to felony drug charges stemming from a January 2016 traffic stop on Interstate 75 near Piqua. Lisa Wells, 38, of West Chester was charged by state troopers following the Jan. 25, 2016, stop during which a trooper reported seeing pills on the front seat and assorted pills in her purse during a search. Wells was...
'Blessing Bags' aim to help less fortunate, inspire youth

'Blessing Bags' aim to help less fortunate, inspire youth

"Because you matter" is a small message that could make a big difference. A group of 10 friends in Florida spent several hours on Saturday putting together "Blessing Bags." They're full of necessities that some people may take for granted -- socks, toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotion, combs, cotton swabs, bandages, nail clippers, activity books and nonperishable...
'Zoolander 2,' 'Batman v Superman' top Razzie nominations for worst in film

'Zoolander 2,' 'Batman v Superman' top Razzie nominations for worst in film

A day before Academy Award nominations showcased the best in film, the people behind what they deemed "this year's tackiest Tinsel Town trophy" announced the contenders for the worst in 2016 cinema. The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation on Monday announced the nominees for its nine categories. The nominees will learn on Feb. 25 whether they won the awards, often known as Razzies. This...
Police: Florida man kills stepson after arguing about chili dog

Police: Florida man kills stepson after arguing about chili dog

A Florida man shot and killed his stepson Monday in a fight over a chili dog and an argument over what time it was, police said. Police said Danny Holder, 68, shot and killed his stepson, Randall Lowen, 55, in the family home in Port Orange at approximately 8 a.m. Lowen’s mother told police that Holder threatened to shoot Lowen on Sunday night as they fought over a chili dog....
Prehistoric otter with wicked teeth, powerful jaws once roamed Earth

Prehistoric otter with wicked teeth, powerful jaws once roamed Earth

An unusual skull discovered at a dig in southwestern China in 2010 has now been identified as that of a fierce, wolf-like animal that roamed the Earth more than 6 million years ago, weighing about 100 pounds, with large, sharp teeth and powerful jaws. The newly discovered species is a prehistoric otter and an ancestor to the modern-day otter, but it was twice as big as its modern cousin, according...
The Lumineers stay grateful for ‘Ho Hey’

The Lumineers stay grateful for ‘Ho Hey’

Contact this contributing writer at aaronepple@gmail.com. Coming into the U.S. Bank Arena on Jan. 31, The Lumineers are still best known for their 2012 megahit, “Ho Hey.” But even as they expanded their musicality on their sophomore album, “Cleopatra,” released last April, they haven’t come to resent “Ho Hey” the way other bands might. Instead, they expressed...
Thief stuffs guitar down pants, makes off with stolen instrument, police say

Thief stuffs guitar down pants, makes off with stolen instrument, police say

Police in Texas are searching for a man who they say was caught on camera last week shoving a guitar into his pants and awkwardly shuffling away with the stolen gear. Fort Worth police released a 40-second video of the man, taken from surveillance cameras on Jan. 18 at the Guitar Center on Tehama Ridge Parkway. The man can be seen ducking around the end cap of a set of shelves and grabbing what police...
Billionaire wants Ohio crime victims rights protected

Billionaire wants Ohio crime victims rights protected

A California billionaire whose sister was murdered 34 years ago is bringing his mission to expand crime victims’ rights to Ohio. Henry T. Nicholas, III, co-founder of Broadcom Corp. and No. 247 on Forbes list of richest Americans , is funding an effort to put a constitutional amendment before Ohio voters that would guarantee rights to crime victims. Named after Nicholas’ sister, Marsy&rsquo...
New shop coming to Oregon District where business stood for 20 years

New shop coming to Oregon District where business stood for 20 years

When Glenn Scott Tattoo Team closed in the Oregon District, Joshua Lee Wilson and Robbie Bauer jumped on an opportunity to be their own bosses.   “If we are going to be putting everything into it, we should do it for our,” Bauer, a 31-year-old Kettering resident, said. MORE: Meet tattoo artist Robbie Bauer.  Joshua L Wilson and Robbie Bauer are opening Rebel Rebel...
Police: Man tries to steal car left to warm, thwarted by manual transmission

Police: Man tries to steal car left to warm, thwarted by manual transmission

An Oregon man is in jail Tuesday after police said he tried to steal a car left to warm in a driveway and failed because he didn't know how to use the car's manual transmission. Washington County sheriff's deputies arrested Jakob Crume, 20, on suspicion of unlawful entry and use of a motor vehicle, among other charges. He was booked into Washington County Jail Saturday, hours after police first started...
Woman kicks in ex-boyfriend’s door, charged with burglary

Woman kicks in ex-boyfriend’s door, charged with burglary

DAYTON — A woman was taken into police custody today after kicking in the front door of her ex-boyfriend’s home.  Laura D. Sorrells, 43, has been charged with burglary and is being held at the Montgomery County jail, according to online records.  Sorrells told police she called her former boyfriend and told him she was coming over  to his trailer, in the 200 bolck of...
ODOT public hearing today on Greenville intersection

ODOT public hearing today on Greenville intersection

GREENVILLE — The Ohio Department of Transportation is hosting a public hearing from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 24 regarding a recent safety study for the intersection of U.S. 127 at Kruckeberg Road. The public hearing will be held at St. Clair Memorial Hall, Greenville, to present conceptual alternatives currently under consideration and to seek public input regarding concerns and potential...
5 places in and around Dayton make Ohio top attractions list

5 places in and around Dayton make Ohio top attractions list

Get ready for some road trips in 2017.  Several regional locations made Only In Your State’s list of “The 17 Places You Should Go In Ohio In 2017,” and we have to say we agree. Here’s a look at our regional favorites that made the list -- and a few more suggestions they may have missed. This place is a beaut, and features a living tree tunnel (yes, you read that...
Husky stolen in Texas in brazen theft that leaves owner heartbroken

Husky stolen in Texas in brazen theft that leaves owner heartbroken

A resident in Fort Bend, Texas is heartbroken after a brazen thief snatched her Siberian husky from her yard in the middle of the day. The theft was caught on surveillance video and shows the dog struggling against a leash the thief used to drag the dog from its yard. The video also shows the white van that was used to steal the dog. The owner told a Houston TV station that her dog’s name is...
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