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Tennessee State football player arrested after video shows him punching coach, police say

Tennessee State football player arrested after video shows him punching coach, police say

A Tennessee State University football player who was kicked off the team and expelled after he was caught on video punching his assistant coach earlier this month has been arrested in connection with the attack, according to police. Jail records show Latrelle Lee, 22, was arrested Monday night. He was charged with one count of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury and released on a $7,500...
Dog owners less likely to die of heart attacks, study suggests

Dog owners less likely to die of heart attacks, study suggests

Owning a dog could quite literally save your life, a new study has revealed. >> Read more trending news Dog owners who live alone have a 36 percent lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease than those without dogs. When it comes to dog owners who live with family members, the risk decreases by 15 percent. "A very interesting finding in our study was that dog ownership was especially...
Hamilton Schools shows its heart with Thanksgiving for less fortunate

Hamilton Schools shows its heart with Thanksgiving for less fortunate

Thanksgiving came early for hundreds of less fortunate Hamilton families Monday, complete with generous servings of well-wishes provided by the city school district and a local church. The second annual “Give Thanks Thanksgiving Dinner” invited about 1,000 low-income families in the city — and for the first time provided busing — to have a sit-down feast at Wilson Middle School...
Small porch fire contained at Riverside house

Small porch fire contained at Riverside house

Firefighters were able to contain a small fire on the porch of a house without any damage to the structure, according to officials.  No injuries were reported.  Firefighters have responded to reports of a house fire on Bushnell Avenue in Riverside Tuesday morning.  Crews were dispatched around 11:40 a.m. to the 2500 block of Bushnell Avenue and reported flames were shooting...
17 retail horror stories that show working Black Friday is the worst

17 retail horror stories that show working Black Friday is the worst

Retail workers put up with long hours, pushy customers and crowded stores during the holiday season. For many people, working in retail is a rite of passage — often the first job teens work during high school or college. In Ohio, the retail industry supports one in four jobs. We asked our readers to share your good and bad memories and experiences during your time working in malls, shopping...
Dayton native, former Cincinnati Reds player, dies

Dayton native, former Cincinnati Reds player, dies

A Dayton native and former Cincinnati Reds player who also was a member of the 1955 World Series Champion Brooklyn Dodgers has died. Bob “Bush” Borkowski, who resided in old north Dayton, died Nov. 18 at the age of 91. Borkowski, a pitcher turned outfielder, spent most of his six seasons in Major League Baseball with the Chicago Cubs and the Reds. Toward the end of his career in 1955,...
Ikea reissues dresser recall after 8th child fatality

Ikea reissues dresser recall after 8th child fatality

Those who own an Ikea Malm dresser should immediately stop using it if it isn't anchored to the wall, Ikea officials said Tuesday. The recalled chests and dressers pose a serious tip-over and entrapment danger that has killed eight children so far, according to a news release. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission posted about the re-announced recall Tuesday. Consumers can contact Ikea for a...
Rep. John Conyers denies settling sexual harassment claims

Rep. John Conyers denies settling sexual harassment claims

U.S. Rep. John Conyers denied on Tuesday that he’s settled sexual harassment complaints by staff members in the wake of a report that his office paid a former female employee $27,000 to settle a harassment-related wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015. Conyers, D-Michigan, told The Associated Press that he was unaware of any allegations that he has acted inappropriately toward women. He...
Herschel Walker blames Roger Goodell for continued NFL protests

Herschel Walker blames Roger Goodell for continued NFL protests

Former NFL running back Herschel Walker blamed NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for the longevity of NFL protests. >> Read more trending news Started by Colin Kaepernick last season, it has become common for NFL players to take a knee during the playing of the national anthem in protest of police brutality and social injustice in the United States. “I absolutely think the protests are so...
Springfield medical office center of investigation

Springfield medical office center of investigation

Investigators with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and the pharmacy board are conducting an investigation at Springfield Primary Health Care on East High Street. The investigation was ongoing at the medical offices around 10:45 a.m. We’re working to learn what the investigation involves and will update this story as details are released.
Holiday shopping: Miami Twp. police add patrols, urge safety

Holiday shopping: Miami Twp. police add patrols, urge safety

Miami Twp. police plan to have extra patrols on duty this holiday season, a time when more than 100 million people are expected to shop. The National Retail Federation estimates 115-million people nationwide will go shopping on Black Friday this year and shoppers need to be more alert, according to police who patrol Austin Landing and the Dayton Mall. RELATED: Holiday shoppers starting early &ldquo...
Puppy with bad heart named honorary K-9 unit as part of bucket list

Puppy with bad heart named honorary K-9 unit as part of bucket list

Arlo the puppy wasn’t expected to live past three months. Now, he’s almost six months old, despite living with a heart defect that can be fatal. The puppy suffers from a narrowing of his aortic valve -- but Arlo’s owner said that even though there is surgery to fix the issue, his disease is so advanced that he won’t survive surgery, WFSB reported. >> Read more trending...
Springfield park district receives national award for youth sports

Springfield park district receives national award for youth sports

The National Trail Parks and Recreation District was recently honored by a national organization for having outstanding youth sports programs. The district recently received the National Excellence Award for Youth Sports Standards from the National Alliance for Youth Sports at its annual Youth Sports Congress earlier this month in Orlando, Fla. MORE NEWS: NTPRD wins state award for Chiller project...
Latest Starbucks holiday cups may or may not depict LGBT couple

Latest Starbucks holiday cups may or may not depict LGBT couple

Starbucks’ holiday cups are causing discussion and debate again. According to the New York Times, some people say this year's cups are promoting homosexuality. Earlier this month, Starbucks released a video to introduce the cups. It featured a variety of customers, including an animation of two women shown holding hands around a Starbucks drink. Though their relationship wasn’t specified...
Local school employee resigns amid sex investigation

Local school employee resigns amid sex investigation

A school employee at Franklin City Schools resigned after being placed on administrative leave following accusations of possible sexual misconduct with a student, according to Franklin police. “Initial investigation has revealed that the school administration conducted an administrative inquiry into rumors of sexual misconduct by a school employee with a 15 year old student,” Franklin...
Strong home sales streak continues

Strong home sales streak continues

The streak of strong Dayton-area home sales continues, with single-family and condominium sales hitting $211 million in October, rising six percent compared to October last year, the Dayton Realtors trade association reported Tuesday. Selling prices were strong, too, with the 1,367 reported sales last month being three percent higher, the median price — $130,000 — four percent higher,...
Families, friends can help military with commissary gift cards

Families, friends can help military with commissary gift cards

When walking past someone in military uniform, it’s become common to offer a “thanks” for their service and commitment to our country. During the holidays, the Defense Commissary Agency sees an increase in the sale of their gift cards, which provide the gift of groceries as one way to say “thank you” to military members and their families. http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/wpafb-joins-new-partnerships-for-bat-conservation/bBcdlRqrDp5mTZOuEsoo7K/...
LexisNexis uses big data to combat opioid crisis

LexisNexis uses big data to combat opioid crisis

Big data is playing a behind-the-scenes role in responding to the opioid crisis. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is using its trove of data and analytics tools to help doctors better treat those with addictions and to prevent the prescription painkillers from getting into the wrong hands. Risk Solutions is a division of LexisNexis, which is headquartered in Miami Twp. and employs about 3,000 people locally...
First they OD. Then they fail at treatment. Then they come here.

First they OD. Then they fail at treatment. Then they come here.

“Show of hands,” said Montgomery County Court Administrator Jim Dare. “How many of you have overdosed?” Among the roughly three dozen women sitting circled in the former prison community room, nearly all raised their hands. “I’m thankful to be sitting here,” said Shellie Werling, 52, who has overdosed three times — most recently in February while visiting...
Hiring mostly robust across region

Hiring mostly robust across region

Hiring is healthy and unemployment rates are mostly holding steady across the region. According to the newest sub-state numbers for October 2017, the unemployment rate in Dayton was 5.3 percent, the same as September 2017 and improved from the 5.7 percent unemployment rate reported in October 2016. In Kettering, the jobless rate last month was put at 3.9 percent, up a tick from 3.8 percent September...
WPAFB joins in new partnerships for bat conservation

WPAFB joins in new partnerships for bat conservation

Aircraft aren’t the only things flying around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Endangered Indiana bats patrol the night skies, foraging for insects over the Mad River corridor. This 8,000-acre installation contains about 700 acres of forested areas along streams, with a wide variety of native trees: maple, oak, hickory and others. The site is prime summer habitat for Indiana bats; managers discovered...
Woman holds decoration drive to help victims of Hurricane Harvey celebrate holidays

Woman holds decoration drive to help victims of Hurricane Harvey celebrate holidays

As Texas continues to recover during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, many are trying to figure out how they will celebrate the holiday season after they’ve lost everything. One woman came up with an idea to help bring a little normalcy for hurricane victims during the next few weeks and help brighten up their temporary homes this Christmas, KBMT reported. >> Read more trending news...
Champaign County teen with multiple personalities to be tried as adult

Champaign County teen with multiple personalities to be tried as adult

A 15-year-old Champaign County teen who a psychologist diagnosed with multiple personalities will be tried as an adult on a murder charge in connection with the killing of his dad’s girlfriend, an attorney in the case said. Donovan Nicholas was 14 at the time prosecutors alleged he shot and stabbed 40-year-old Heidi Fay Taylor in April at his home. Nicholas has pleaded not guilty to an aggravated...
Leaders emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget in State of AF address

Leaders emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget in State of AF address

WASHINGTON – The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9 at the Pentagon. “The fiscal 2018 continuing resolution is actually delaying our efforts to increase the readiness of the force, and risk...
LIST: These stores have the best discounts on Black Friday

LIST: These stores have the best discounts on Black Friday

Black Friday is just days away, and many retailers are offering even deeper price cuts this year. WalletHub surveyed nearly 10,000 deals from 35 of the biggest U.S. retailers’ 2017 Black Friday ad scans to identify the stores offering the biggest discounts in various product categories like appliances, jewelry and toys. The 2017’s Best Stores for Black Friday report found that...
Downtown event provides insight on Air Force partnerships

Downtown event provides insight on Air Force partnerships

The Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing and the Wright Brothers Institute teamed up to share information with the Dayton business community about partnership opportunities. WBI serves as an Air Force Partnership Intermediary to help market available technology. The free event, called “Bench to Business,” was held at the downtown WBI location Nov. 1. For the first...
Middletown awards new contract for city jail meals

Middletown awards new contract for city jail meals

Middletown is changing the contractor that provides three meals a day to the inmates at the city jail. Middletown City Council awarded a three-year contract to CBM Managed Services of Sioux Falls, S.D., to provide meal services. The new contract will begin on Jan. 1 and run through Dec. 31, 2020. MORE: Personnel changes at Middletown Police Department In her recommendation, city purchasing agent Cindy...
Mother of Alex Rodriguez’s ex says he ‘couldn’t have an intellectual conversation’

Mother of Alex Rodriguez’s ex says he ‘couldn’t have an intellectual conversation’

Despite his relationship with Jennifer Lopez, there’s one person who isn’t impressed with Alex Rodriguez — Esther Wojcicki, the mother of his ex-girlfriend, Anne Wojcicki. “I liked A-Rod, he was a very nice man. He came from a Hispanic family. We liked them, they were very sweet. He seemed to be genuinely in love with Anne. But I right away figured out this was a...
Air Force pilot killed, 1 injured in crash near Texas’ Laughlin Air Force Base

Air Force pilot killed, 1 injured in crash near Texas’ Laughlin Air Force Base

One pilot died and another was injured Monday when an Air Force T-38 Talon crashed in Del Rio, Texas, according to officials. The T-38 crashed around 4 p.m. about 14 miles northwest of Laughlin Air Force Base, where the jet was assigned, base officials said. Authorities did not immediately identify the pilots, citing the need to notify their families. According to Air Force officials, “the T-38...
Wright State’s Raiderthon raises $45K for local hospital

Wright State’s Raiderthon raises $45K for local hospital

Wright State University helped raise more than $45,000 for Dayton Children’s Hospital during its fifth annual Raiderthon dance marathon, school officials announced Tuesday. The event was held Saturday in the Student Union Apollo Room on campus from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Sunday. More than 400 dancers registered for the 2017 edition of the fundraiser and school officials said over the last four...
More Middletown police on patrol this holiday season

More Middletown police on patrol this holiday season

The Middletown Police Department is adding officers to patrol the streets this holiday season to target speeding, seatbelt and alcohol offenses. RELATED: Middletown awarded federal COPS grant to hire 2 police officers The officers are being paid by a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ohio Department of Safety, the police department said. RELATED: Middletown makes...
Veteran laid to rest with military honors thanks to kindness of strangers

Veteran laid to rest with military honors thanks to kindness of strangers

He gave 11 years of his life to serve our country, now our country gave Sgt. Gregory Politte the honor of the burial he deserved thanks to men and women who didn’t know the former member of the Air Force. >> Read more trending news When Politte died, he had no family or friends to claim his remains, WLTX reported. But the American Legion in Columbia, South Carolina, didn’t let Politte...
Family displaced, home damaged in Miami Twp. fire

Family displaced, home damaged in Miami Twp. fire

A Miami Twp. family will be displaced after a fire damaged their home on Carnation Road Tuesday morning.  Firefighters were dispatched to the home in the 6100 block of Carnation Road around 8:10 a.m. and found a fire in the attached garage.  The blaze was contained to the garage, but smoke spread throughout the home, according to investigators.  Two children and an adult were able to...
5 must-see police body cam videos from recent area incidents

5 must-see police body cam videos from recent area incidents

As a debate continues about body cameras and public records, a local state representative is pushing a bill that will attempt to define when videos should be public and when police can withhold them from public release. State Rep. Niraj Antani, R-Miamisburg, has proposed a bill that states that body camera video is generally a public record, except if it’s taken in a private home or business...

Fairfield, soccer groups partner on new facilities at park

The 2018 soccer season in the city will have a few more creature comforts when they play at Grange Park or the adjacent Optimist Soccer Fields. City Council is expected to OK next month a near-$200,000 project that will construct a new shelter house and restroom facility at Grange Park, next to the soccer fields on Joe Nuxhall Way. It’s a joint project with the city picking up the majority of...
This breathtaking holiday tradition is marking 25 seasons, and it’s still a must-see

This breathtaking holiday tradition is marking 25 seasons, and it’s still a must-see

Millions of colorful lights have transformed Countryside Park in Washington Twp. into a holiday wonderland for 25 seasons.  The Woodland Lights holiday tradition began in 1993. Frank LaGiusa, a nationally known lighting consultant who designed the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C., for 17 years, was hired to help transform the park.  More than 160 community members from 14 different...
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro gets ticket for speeding at 119 miles per hour

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro gets ticket for speeding at 119 miles per hour

Jeanine F. Pirro, the high-octane host of a Fox News Channel show, was given a summons on Sunday for driving 119 mph in upstate New York, according to the State Police.  Pirro, a former Westchester County district attorney who now hosts the Fox News television show “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” said in a statement that she was unaware that she was going nearly double the speed limit...
5 things to love about the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry, even if you don’t like sports

5 things to love about the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry, even if you don’t like sports

It’s that time of year again — Michigan Week. Ohio State and Michigan will battle Saturday during the 114th edition of the rivalry. OSU coach Urban Meyer is 5-0 against Michigan, and he’ll move into third on the Ohio State list of most wins against the Wolverines if the Buckeyes win on Saturday. He’s currently tied with his mentor, Earle Bruce, who was 5-4. But even if...
President: Wittenberg needs to grow enrollment, retain more students

President: Wittenberg needs to grow enrollment, retain more students

No more cuts are looming at Wittenberg University as the school’s new president focuses on increasing enrollment and improving its retention of students. Mike Frandsen, the 15th president of the liberal arts college that’s a major Springfield employer with an estimated $70 million impact on the region’s economy, spoke to the Springfield Rotary Club on Monday and said if the school...
5 things you didn’t know about Graeter’s, the Ohio ice cream-maker since 1868

5 things you didn’t know about Graeter’s, the Ohio ice cream-maker since 1868

Louis Graeter began selling ice cream at neighborhood street markets when he moved to the Cincinnati in 1868, and thus began the Graeter’s brand. Graeter’s has been known for (among other things) its massive chocolate chips. Here are five other things to know about the Cincinnati-based ice cream franchise. 1. French pot method. Under the operation of the fourth generation of the Graeter...
Toddler, choked by his father, has story with happy ending, new family

Toddler, choked by his father, has story with happy ending, new family

A horrific story from Ohio has a happy ending. The saga started about a year and a half ago, when police arrested Trevor Casey after they say he choked his young son during a domestic dispute, WTOL reported. Police said that Casey was mad at the children’s mother so he picked up the youngest boy and choked him, then ran down the street with the boy in his arms, WTOL reported. >>...
Inmates soon will have access to new tablets at Oklahoma jail

Inmates soon will have access to new tablets at Oklahoma jail

Inmates at an Oklahoma jail will soon be able to use new tablets. Officials say the tablets will allow Muskogee County inmates to access a law library, play games, order commissary and take educational courses, like GED classes. Around 50 tablets will be spread throughout the jail, and each jail pod will have a handful of tablets that inmates can use. Inmates will put in individual codes to access...
Trial begins for six charged with rioting during Trump inauguration

Trial begins for six charged with rioting during Trump inauguration

During the opening minutes of the trial of six people charged with rioting during President Donald Trump's inauguration, a Washington, D.C., prosecutor described the scene as storefronts were smashed and a car set afire.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff told jurors about a cafe owner whose shop windows were shattered by rocks, forcing her to close her business for days. She described...
‘HIDDEN GEM’: Chef shocked that Ohio’s 2nd-oldest inn is still for sale

‘HIDDEN GEM’: Chef shocked that Ohio’s 2nd-oldest inn is still for sale

Ohio’s second-oldest inn has languished on the “for sale” list for more than a year, and that’s a surprise to a local chef who once served hundreds of diners from its kitchens. The Florentine restaurant at 29 W. Market St. in Germantown has been on the market for more than a year. The 7,000-square-foot structure dates to 1816, marking its bicentennial last year. “I spent...
‘Touch DNA’ used in Warren County sexual case involving jogger on trail

‘Touch DNA’ used in Warren County sexual case involving jogger on trail

A convicted sexual offender has been indicted in Warren County in a case based partly on “touch DNA,” according to Warren County David Fornshell. Kyle Motz, 31, of Salem Twp., was indicted on two counts of gross sexual imposition, according to a list released on Monday by Fornshell’s office. Motz, a Tier 1 sex offender from a previous case, was arrested after DNA taken from clothes...
Teen finds his family, asks teacher to adopt him

Teen finds his family, asks teacher to adopt him

A teen in Texas now has a family to call his own, and he found it in the most unexpected of places. Anthony Berry, 16, said he never wanted to be adopted. But he changed his mind when his teacher walked into his life, KBMT reported.  >> Read more trending news  Bennie Berry is a teacher at Pathways Learning Center. Anthony was in her class. Eventually he told her his secret: that...
ANALYSIS: From Charlie Rose to Donald Trump: 7 thorny questions for Washington on sexual harassment

ANALYSIS: From Charlie Rose to Donald Trump: 7 thorny questions for Washington on sexual harassment

Mega-journalist Charlie Rose. The New York Times' Glenn Thrush. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., again. The floodgates are open as (mostly) women are emboldened in this post-Harvey Weinstein era to share their stories of powerful men in politics, entertainment and elsewhere leveraging their power for sex.  Since Washington is supposed to set the tone for the rest of society, having their own accused...
As gun sales slump, Black Friday offers day of redemption

As gun sales slump, Black Friday offers day of redemption

Black Friday has traditionally been a good day for gun sale retailers, but this year will be better for consumers looking for cheap deals. As the debate on how to regulate firearms heats up again following two recent deadly mass shootings in Texas and Las Vegas, firearms makers and outdoor retailers are looking toward Black Friday as a day of redemption against a continued sales slump. Gun makers...
White House: Trump didn’t mean what he said about leaving UCLA players in jail in China

White House: Trump didn’t mean what he said about leaving UCLA players in jail in China

At a briefing Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump was merely making a "rhetorical response to a criticism" by LaVar Ball when he tweeted of Ball's son LiAngelo and two UCLA teammates that he "should have left them in jail" in China. Sanders repeatedly claimed that Trump was "happy to intervene" on the players' behalf...
Hundreds of turkeys donated to Springfield families in need

Hundreds of turkeys donated to Springfield families in need

Two organizations organized turkey giveaways on Monday to make sure Clark County families could have a happier Thanksgiving. Charles Casey and Donald Casey passed out about 250 Thanksgiving turkeys at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Springfield, the ninth year in a row they have hosted the giveaway. The event has grown each year, they said, and it serves as a way to help local families and spread the brothers&rsquo...
Willing to renovate? Unique real estate plentiful in Hamilton

Willing to renovate? Unique real estate plentiful in Hamilton

Katie and David Wright are in a whirlwind period of life. She has a new job, they bought a “new” house — built around 1870. They’ve only been married three years, they have new dogs, and a three-week-old daughter, as well as a six-year-old son. And they’re renovating that historic home, where they expect to live forever, in Hamilton’s Dayton-Lane neighborhood, into...
Kevin Hart announces the birth of his son, Kenzo

Kevin Hart announces the birth of his son, Kenzo

Kevin Hart is a dad again. He and his wife, Eniko Parrish, welcomed baby Kenzo early Tuesday. >> Read more trending news "God is truly amazing," Hart tweeted. "Kenzo Kash Hart was born at 1:45am ....He is Healthy & already smiling. Thank you all for your prayers!!!! We love & appreciate ya." >> Need something to lift your spirits? Read more uplifting news...
More than 500 at Wright State celebrate Thanksgiving away from home

More than 500 at Wright State celebrate Thanksgiving away from home

As most college students head home this week for Thanksgiving, some in the Dayton area will stay put and celebrate together. Students and community members at Wright State University will gather Thursday for a meal that has grown from around two-dozen people to more than 500 in the last six years. “Raidersgiving,” as its called, is expected to welcome more than 500 people noon to 2 p.m...
Billionaire Steyer light ups Times Square with ads seeking Trump impeachment

Billionaire Steyer light ups Times Square with ads seeking Trump impeachment

Tom Steyer, the billionaire environmentalist and Democratic mega-donor, said he's heading to the heart of New York City for the next step of his $20 million ad campaign urging the impeachment of President Donald Trump.  "We're putting a couple of large billboards in Times Square calling for the impeachment of the president," Steyer said Monday in an interview. "We legitimately...
Champagne gummy bears? Dorothy Lane selling new candy brand

Champagne gummy bears? Dorothy Lane selling new candy brand

Dorothy Lane Market just added a new brand of candy to its inventory, just in time for the holiday season. The grocery chain is now carrying Sugarfina, a Beverly Hills-based candy company that focuses on upscale candies made with ingredients from artisan candy makers around the globe. Sugarfina’s hazelnut candies come from the Piedmont region of Italy while its gummies are sourced from the Bavarian...
ANALYSIS: Will your taxes go up or down? The five biggest questions on the GOP plan

ANALYSIS: Will your taxes go up or down? The five biggest questions on the GOP plan

The No. 1 question I get from readers lately is: How likely is the Republican tax plan to become law?  Compass Point, a research firm, puts the odds of the tax-cut bill making it to President Donald Trump's desk at 65 percent. Goldman Sachs, the investment bank that has a lot of alums in the White House, is telling clients the odds are now at 80 percent.  "The tax reform debate is moving...
128 teams from around world coming to Warren County for championships

128 teams from around world coming to Warren County for championships

The 2018 World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) Championships will bring teams from around the world to the Lebanon Sports Complex, Mason High School and other facilities in Warren County, according to officials. While area individuals could wind up among the 4,000 athletes taking the field during the tournament, no local teams are among the 128 teams - 48 teams in the Mixed Division, 40 each in the...
Formerly conjoined twins head home to North Carolina after separation surgery

Formerly conjoined twins head home to North Carolina after separation surgery

Two little girls will be able to spend the holidays at their home in Mooresville, North Carolina, after being inside a hospital room for more than a year. Erin and Abby Delaney were attached at the tops of their heads when they were born in July 2016. They underwent an 11-hour surgery in June at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia when they were 10 months old. The girls were released from the...
Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now

Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now

Is Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., a serial groper?  That's the question inevitably raised now that a second woman is saying Franken grabbed her inappropriately, this time when he was taking a photo with her in 2010 at the Minnesota State Fair.  He "pulled me in really close, like awkward close, and as my husband took the picture, he put his hand full-fledged on my rear," Lindsay Menz...
Springfield group to send soldiers holiday care packages

Springfield group to send soldiers holiday care packages

A local group is collecting items to send as holiday care packages for soldiers overseas. Operation Harpo’s Cause was started 27 years ago during the Gulf War, said Mike Porter, a former Marine. He served 13 months overseas as a helicopter crew chief. RELATED: Christmas gifts sought after low turnout at Springfield toy drive READ MORE: Find out what’s new at Springfield’s big Holiday...
Postal service adds Fairfield Twp. to community’s addresses

Postal service adds Fairfield Twp. to community’s addresses

Fairfield Twp. is now a recognized community in the eyes of the U.S. Postal Service. The thousands of Fairfield Twp. addresses have community names like Hamilton (45011), Fairfield (45014) and West Chester Twp. (45069) as part of their mailing addresses because those communities have their own ZIP codes. FIRST REPORT: Fairfield Twp. looking for its own postal identity...
Lily’s Bistro to throw out standard menus, embrace daily specials

Lily’s Bistro to throw out standard menus, embrace daily specials

Lily’s Bistro in Dayton’s Oregon District will shift to daily menus next week. “Seasonal and local have always been important to us, and with the new daily menus, we can source the freshest ingredients for the most flavorful dishes,” Lily’s owner Emily Mendenhall said in a Facebook announcement of the change. “Every day we will be updating our lunch and dinner menus...
Suspect in Pennsylvania police officer's shooting death in custody; mother also arrested

Suspect in Pennsylvania police officer's shooting death in custody; mother also arrested

Rahmael Sal Holt, the suspect in the shooting death of New Kensington, Pennsylvania, Officer Brian Shaw, is in custody after a days-long manhunt. Police had been searching for Holt since Friday night’s shooting. He was arrested Monday morning at a home on Ladora Way in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood after law enforcement agencies received a tip that he was there. In addition...
Hamilton natural gas rates climbing 5 percent starting Dec. 1

Hamilton natural gas rates climbing 5 percent starting Dec. 1

Natural-gas rates for Hamilton’s municipal utility customers will climb 5 percent on bills that are sent out Dec. 1, and 5 percent again in one year. The typical home’s bill will climb from $40.51 per month to $43.36 on the bills that go out next month, and then to $45.68 on bills starting Dec. 1, 2018. Hamilton City Council approved the rate increases last week with a 6-0 vote. Vice Mayor...
WSU to offer free training to treat addiction with medication

WSU to offer free training to treat addiction with medication

Local doctors, nurse practitioners and physicians assistants can get free training to get licensed to treat opioid addictions with medication. Treating addiction with buprenorphine — which is also the name brand Suboxone — requires a specific license with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the training and documentation regulation can be a barrier to some providers. The training...
Car fleeing police with doors open strikes pedestrians, leaves scene

Car fleeing police with doors open strikes pedestrians, leaves scene

At least two people were injured when a car fled down an alley with its doors open as the driver attempted to elude police, according to witnesses. Police responded to an alley in the area of Norman and Eastview avenues around 1:45 a.m. A woman who was hit said there were several people standing in an alley when the suspect saw police come down the alley. She said he drove off with his car doors open...

WPAFB Tuesday Weather: Gusty winds today, showers this evening

A quiet start to the day is expected with a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures hovering in the 30s, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell. A quick warm-up is expected into the afternoon before a cold front arrives early this evening. Clouds will increase ahead of the front with gusty winds. A few rain or even snow showers will be possible as the front goes by and temperatures drop...
Passenger high on 'loveboat' shoots, kills driver on interstate, police say

Passenger high on 'loveboat' shoots, kills driver on interstate, police say

Jacksonville, Florida, officers say a man was high on "loveboat" when he shot and killed a driver on I-95. Police said 32-year-old Tyrell Brown was sleeping in the passenger seat of 25-year-old Steven Shawn Grady's car as they drove through Jacksonville on Sunday. The group was traveling from Orlando to North Carolina. At one point, Brown woke up and shot Grady in the face, a witness...
Passing showers possible this evening, colder for Thanksgiving

Passing showers possible this evening, colder for Thanksgiving

Windy and milder today Few passing rain/snow showers in evening Colder for Thanksgiving Today: It will start off quiet and chilly, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. Clouds will increase through the day. It will become windy with gusts up to 30 mph. Highs will climb to about 50. There’s a chance for passing showers from about 7 p.m. until midnight. Activity will be light...
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. No incidents have been reported.  On Rip Rap Road at Little York in...
Son likely killed parents, then himself in double murder-suicide, police say

Son likely killed parents, then himself in double murder-suicide, police say

A dentist in Washington state didn't show up for an appointment Saturday, so just after 7 p.m., a family member called the King County sheriff. What they found has devastated a family and touched people in Sammamish and Seattle, where he and his wife worked. Dr. Rick Nicolini, his wife and adult son were all found dead inside their home in Sammamish's tony Broadmoore neighborhood. It is a development...
Victim shot in Dayton drives to Miami Valley Hospital

Victim shot in Dayton drives to Miami Valley Hospital

A shooting victim reportedly drove themselves to Miami Valley Hospital. Around 3:20 a.m., a shooting victim reportedly arrived at Miami Valley Hospital. The victim said they were shot in the area of Fairview Avenue and Main Street in Dayton. This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.
Facebook Live video shows men with guns making threats in Tennessee mall

Facebook Live video shows men with guns making threats in Tennessee mall

Police are investigating a Facebook Live video that shows at least two men with guns inside a mall in Memphis, Tennessee. The 39-minute video was broadcast live Saturday at the Oak Court Mall in East Memphis. The video shows a man and several friends walking inside the mall. Several minutes into the video, he pulls out a gun. A few moments later, a second man pulls out another gun. The video...
WATCH: LaVar Ball fires back at Trump in heated CNN interview

WATCH: LaVar Ball fires back at Trump in heated CNN interview

In a heated 20-minute interview, LaVar Ball told CNN host Chris Cuomo that he wouldn’t thank President Donald Trump for helping to bring back his son from China, ultimately coercing Cuomo into thanking him for appearing on CNN instead. Minutes before thanking Chinese President Xi for his role in freeing his son, Ball said he “doesn’t go around saying thank you,” contesting...
Police officer appears to sleep in patrol car in viral photo

Police officer appears to sleep in patrol car in viral photo

A photo circulating on social media appears to show a Memphis Police Department officer sleeping inside his patrol car. The photo was posted on Saturday, and several viewers sent it to WHBQ. Memphis police acknowledged the photo and issued the following statement: >> Read more trending news "The officer in question has been identified, and an administrative investigation is underway...
Champaign County Pet of the Week

Champaign County Pet of the Week

Chica is a 2-year-old female German Shepherd/Collie mix. She is a large dog at 85 pounds. Chica was surrendered to us by her owner. She is a happy dog who loves to play and would do best in a fenced-in yard. Chica has been spayed, is up to date on vaccinations (including rabies), has tested negative for heartworm and is on flea and heartworm preventative medication. Come visit her at the Paws Animal...

Opinion: Alabamans should do right thing on Roy Moore problem

The allegations and evidence against Senate candidate Roy Moore are piling up to the point of indefensibility. To the Washington Post’s extensively sourced story accusing him of misconduct toward girls as young as 14, recent days have added news of an additional accuser and a report from a retired police officer saying Moore was unofficially banned from a mall for creeping on teenage girls....
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: Kelly L. Adams, 30, of 262 Franklin St., abusing harmful intoxicants, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $2,500; possession of drug abuse instrument, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $1,000. Frank A. Ball, 31, of Tremont City, two counts OVI, innocent, continued, released on own recognizance bond. Maria R. Bloxom, 39, of 1209 E. John...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0637 - Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC, v. Jerry O. Boswell, 463 E. Cecil St., et al., complaint in foreclosure for $44,655. 17-CV-0638 - Citizens Bank, N.A., v. Michael Ward, 1618 E. Wittenberg Blvd., and Shane Floyd, Dayton, et al., complaint for $49,461. 17-CV-0640 - Darwin Hicks, 3011 Haverhill St., v. Jaime Watson, 1116 Oak St., et al., complaint for fair and reasonable...
Woman jumps on hood as carjackers take car with baby brother inside

Woman jumps on hood as carjackers take car with baby brother inside

A 24-year-old woman was thrown from a car on Sunday after trying to save her baby brother from carjackers in DeKalb County, Georgia, police said. Two men, one of whom had a gun, forced the woman from her car and took off with the eight-month-old baby still in the back seat, according to WSB-TV. The woman, who asked not to be named, said she was strapping her brother into his car seat when two men...
Scary dashcam video of suspected drunk driver who nearly kills five people

Scary dashcam video of suspected drunk driver who nearly kills five people

Five people, including three police officers, are lucky to be alive after a suspected drunk driver plowed into their stopped vehicles on the side of the road in Forest Hill, Texas. Police officers had stopped to tend to a disabled car along Southeast Loop 820, according to the Star-Telegram. They were waiting for a tow truck, with full lights on, when the unthinkable happened. A car...
Driver accused of OVI in Mad River Twp. crash that snaps power pole

Driver accused of OVI in Mad River Twp. crash that snaps power pole

A 59-year-old Fairborn man has been cited into court on suspicion of OVI after he snapped a power pole before slamming into a tree in the 4200 block of Dayton Springfield Road in Mad River Twp. Trooper Haley Shreck, Ohio Highway Patrol Springfield Post, said the man was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center from the accident that occurred just after 6:30 p.m. Monday.  The man said he wasn't...
New letter from infamous hijacker D.B. Cooper leads to accusations of FBI cover-up

New letter from infamous hijacker D.B. Cooper leads to accusations of FBI cover-up

On Nov. 24, 1971, a man identified himself as “Dan Cooper” to an agent at the Northwest Orient Airlines counter in Portland International Airport. He boarded a flight to Seattle. Once on board, he claimed to have a bomb, hijacked the flight, freed the 36 passengers aboard, demanded a ransom of $200,000 and four parachutes, directed the plane to fly to Mexico and then parachuted out of...
Batman fans are selecting some odd successors to Ben Affleck's cape

Batman fans are selecting some odd successors to Ben Affleck's cape

Ben Affleck’s relationship with Batman has been shaky, to say the least. To begin with, nerds across the globe had meltdowns when it was first announced that he would be inheriting the coveted cape and cowl from British actor Christian Bale, whose tenure in the role was acclaimed by fans and critics alike, despite that weird growling voice thing he used. Not only that, but the two movies in...
Little American flags dot Miamisburg yard where Navy vet’s big flag was stolen

Little American flags dot Miamisburg yard where Navy vet’s big flag was stolen

An anonymous donor has planted four small American flags in the yard of a Navy veteran living in Miamisburg who had his large flag and pole stolen a week ago. There has been no update about the theft of the 5-foot-by-7-foot flag and pole that stood in David Schechter's yard for more than a year.  But a person wishing to remain anonymous decided to install the four flags in a show of support for...
Watch: The biggest spider you’ve ever seen and it’s in your car 

Watch: The biggest spider you’ve ever seen and it’s in your car 

An Australian woman saw a horrifying sight Friday while driving home from work: a massive spider on the sun visor above her head. The spider was so huge it didn’t even look real, but it was. Bianca Merrick of Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, was so terrified she couldn’t even stop her car. Instead, she said she decided to keep driving for another 20 minutes with the huge arachnid perched...
Truck driver behind viral anti-Trump bumper sticker adds one more

Truck driver behind viral anti-Trump bumper sticker adds one more

The Texas driver of a truck sporting a large anti-Trump window decal has made room for one more. As KHOU reported, the truck’s owner, Karen Fonseca, added a second decal to her truck, which reads, “(EXPLETIVE) TROY NEHLS AND (EXPLETIVE) YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM.” Nehls serves as the sheriff for Fort Bend County and earlier this month he posted a photo of Fonseca’s truck...
What became of Charles Manson’s ‘family’? A look at the killers’ lives 48 years later

What became of Charles Manson’s ‘family’? A look at the killers’ lives 48 years later

Charles Manson’s infamous “family” numbered around 100 people in 1969, when Manson orchestrated a series of murders in Los Angeles that, over two nights, left seven people dead.  Nearly five decades later, the names of only a few family members are remembered, mostly due to the grisly nature of the crimes for which they were convicted.  Here’s where the most notorious...
Feds to investigate escape of tiger found prowling metro on Georgia interstate

Feds to investigate escape of tiger found prowling metro on Georgia interstate

Federal authorities will investigate whether charges should be filed against an entertainment company and the owner of an escaped circus tiger found wandering the interstate south of Atlanta. In an email, Georgia Department of Natural Resources spokesman Mark McKinnon said state officials have handed over the probe to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He said multiple states were involved...
Florida woman accused of stalking boyfriend with GPS device

Florida woman accused of stalking boyfriend with GPS device

A Sanford, Florida, woman is facing charges after authorities said she placed a GPS tracker on her ex-boyfriend’s car in order to stalk his every move. Investigators said the victim became suspicious after the suspect, Erica Capps, would show up at the homes of friends he was visiting. He said the stalking lasted two months. Authorities said Capps’ behavior began to escalate with each...
Charlie Rose suspended from CBS, PBS over sexual harassment allegations 

Charlie Rose suspended from CBS, PBS over sexual harassment allegations 

CBS News and PBS have suspended award-winning journalist Charlie Rose after allegations from eight women that the longtime talk show host and host of “CBS This Morning” sexually harassed them dating back to the 1990s until 2011, according to the Washington Post. “Charlie Rose is suspended immediately while we look into this matter. These allegations are extremely disturbing...
U.S. Marshals Office warns of scam callers asking for fines 

U.S. Marshals Office warns of scam callers asking for fines 

Miami Valley residents receiving scam phone calls from individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement are encouraged to contact the U.S. Marshals Service Office and the Federal Trade Commission. According to a release from the U.S. Marshals Service Office, scammers attempt to coerce people into paying a fine in lieu of arrest for failing to report for jury duty...
2 arrested after crash ends high-speed bid to elude Butler Twp. police

2 arrested after crash ends high-speed bid to elude Butler Twp. police

A male and female, both 26, will likely face several felony charges for damaging two police cruisers while trying to elude capture for being suspected of shoplifting from a Walmart Superstore, Butler Twp. Police Chief John Porter said.  Porter said the irony is that had they cooperated after being accused of taking "less than $100 worth of miscellaneous items," they probably would have...
President Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism

President Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism

President Trump took his tough rhetoric on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the next level by stating his intention to list the country as a state sponsor of terror. “Today, the U.S. is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. (This) should have happened a long time ago — should have happened years ago,” the president announced while speaking...
Judge Jeanine Pirro caught driving 119 in a 65 mph zone

Judge Jeanine Pirro caught driving 119 in a 65 mph zone

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro received a speeding ticket for driving 119 mph in a 65 mph zone in upstate New York Sunday. The former Westchester County district attorney was stopped by a trooper on Sunday afternoon in Tioga County driving more than 50 mph over the speed limit, The Hill reported. A state police spokesman says he doesn’t know what type of car Pirro was driving or whether...
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