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Shutdown: Uncertainty plagues civil servants, WPAFB workers, businesses
 Employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will report to work on Monday for further instructions. On Main Street in downtown Fairborn Saturday night there were a lot of questions about the partial shutdown, from workers who may be at risk of furlough to businesses those workers visit. “It’s definitely uncertainty,” Casey...

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Employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will report to work on Monday for further instructions. On Main Street in downtown Fairborn Saturday night there were a lot of questions about the partial shutdown, from workers who may be at risk of furlough to businesses those workers visit. “It’s definitely uncertainty,” Casey...
Teen shot in leg in drug deal outside Walmart in Fairfield Twp.
 Police are looking for the suspect who shot a teenager in his leg Saturday after they met up for a drug deal in the Walmart parking lot. The 17-year-old male was shot around 3 p.m. while he was in the driver’s side of a car in the lot, 3201 Princeton Road. He then accelerated his vehicle and struck other vehicles and a shopping cart...

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Police are looking for the suspect who shot a teenager in his leg Saturday after they met up for a drug deal in the Walmart parking lot. The 17-year-old male was shot around 3 p.m. while he was in the driver’s side of a car in the lot, 3201 Princeton Road. He then accelerated his vehicle and struck other vehicles and a shopping cart...
Suspect indicted in Coldwater stabbing death
 A 19-year-old Coldwater man is charged with murder in the death of a woman in her apartment earlier this month. A Mercer County grand jury returned the indictment Friday against Francy Majo. He is accused of killing 47-year-old Sandra Renner Jan. 3 on North Elm Street in Coldwater. Majo was arrested the next morning. According to police,...

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A 19-year-old Coldwater man is charged with murder in the death of a woman in her apartment earlier this month. A Mercer County grand jury returned the indictment Friday against Francy Majo. He is accused of killing 47-year-old Sandra Renner Jan. 3 on North Elm Street in Coldwater. Majo was arrested the next morning. According to police,...
Dayton detective fires shots; no injuries in Salem Avenue incident
 Two people are jailed in connection with an incident late this morning outside Lev’s Pawn Shop in Harrison Twp. that led a Dayton police detective to fire his service weapon. Joshua A. Craver and William Goodwin, both 18, were arrested at 3351 Salem Ave. by Riverside police on suspicion of aggravated burglary. They are in the Montgomery...

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Two people are jailed in connection with an incident late this morning outside Lev’s Pawn Shop in Harrison Twp. that led a Dayton police detective to fire his service weapon. Joshua A. Craver and William Goodwin, both 18, were arrested at 3351 Salem Ave. by Riverside police on suspicion of aggravated burglary. They are in the Montgomery...
The 2018 Dayton Women’s March will take place today 
 The 2018 Dayton Women’s March will take place today, January 20. The event, which will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at Courthouse Square (23 N. Main Street) is being organized by Dayton Women’s Rights Alliance, along with Dayton Indivisible for All and others. The 2018 rally is designed to engage and empower all people to support...

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The 2018 Dayton Women’s March will take place today, January 20. The event, which will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at Courthouse Square (23 N. Main Street) is being organized by Dayton Women’s Rights Alliance, along with Dayton Indivisible for All and others. The 2018 rally is designed to engage and empower all people to support...
Crews battle structure fire at AK Steel in Middletown for over 2 hours
 A cracked vessel holding molten steel ignited a large fire at AK Steel in Middletown this morning. Middletown Fire Chief Paul Lolli said the crew of about 60 firefighters from four departments have now cleared the scene. One firefighter/paramedic was taken to Atrium Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. Lolli said the molten steel...

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A cracked vessel holding molten steel ignited a large fire at AK Steel in Middletown this morning. Middletown Fire Chief Paul Lolli said the crew of about 60 firefighters from four departments have now cleared the scene. One firefighter/paramedic was taken to Atrium Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. Lolli said the molten steel...
Light showers overnight; weekend ends on warmer note
 A few light showers can be expected overnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. “We’re not anticipating much rain to fall, but there will be a few showers from time to time,” he said. Overnight temperatures will drop into the middle to upper 30s. Warmer finish to weekend
Wet Sunday into Monday
Colder...

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A few light showers can be expected overnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. “We’re not anticipating much rain to fall, but there will be a few showers from time to time,” he said. Overnight temperatures will drop into the middle to upper 30s. Warmer finish to weekend Wet Sunday into Monday Colder...
Power restored near Miami Valley Hospital, UD student neighborhoods
 UPDATE @ 8:20 p.m.: DP&L crews are continuing to search for a possible cause of the power outage along Brown Street that affected 1,325 customers in total, spokesman Kevin Hall said.  The outage hit about 6:50 p.m., he said. Electric service was restored to all affected customers shortly after 8 p.m. UPDATE @ 7:39 p.m.:  The DP&L...

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UPDATE @ 8:20 p.m.: DP&L crews are continuing to search for a possible cause of the power outage along Brown Street that affected 1,325 customers in total, spokesman Kevin Hall said.  The outage hit about 6:50 p.m., he said. Electric service was restored to all affected customers shortly after 8 p.m. UPDATE @ 7:39 p.m.:  The DP&L...
Area law enforcement using hotel guest lists to track drug dealers 
 In an effort to combat drugs coming into the area, local law enforcement agencies have started asking hotels to hand over guest lists so they can conduct background searches.Although the move raises privacy concerns, law enforcement officials said it’s necessary, given the area’s drug epidemic, said Montgomery County Sheriff&rsquo...

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In an effort to combat drugs coming into the area, local law enforcement agencies have started asking hotels to hand over guest lists so they can conduct background searches.Although the move raises privacy concerns, law enforcement officials said it’s necessary, given the area’s drug epidemic, said Montgomery County Sheriff&rsquo...
Logan Cole recounts the day he was shot at West Liberty-Salem High School
 Saturday will mark one year since dozens of first responders and police rushed to West Liberty-Salem High School for a report of student who opened fire inside the school. Logan Cole sat down with News Center 7’s John Bedell to share what he recalls from that unforgettable day.  "I remember walking into the bathroom and there...

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Saturday will mark one year since dozens of first responders and police rushed to West Liberty-Salem High School for a report of student who opened fire inside the school. Logan Cole sat down with News Center 7’s John Bedell to share what he recalls from that unforgettable day.  "I remember walking into the bathroom and there...
No serious injuries among children in Butler County school bus-truck collision
 UPDATE @ 4:40 p.m.: At least a couple of students are receiving medical attention in the pickup truck-school bus collision on Wayne Madison Road, but there are no serious injuries, Edgewood Schools Spokeswoman Pam Pratt said.  The children are from Edgewood Elementary, she said, and they are in grades 2 through 5.  District officials...

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UPDATE @ 4:40 p.m.: At least a couple of students are receiving medical attention in the pickup truck-school bus collision on Wayne Madison Road, but there are no serious injuries, Edgewood Schools Spokeswoman Pam Pratt said.  The children are from Edgewood Elementary, she said, and they are in grades 2 through 5.  District officials...