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Area police agencies not certified in state standards include two in 2017 officer-involved shootings
 Law enforcement agencies not fully certified in new state standards regarding deadly force and community relations include two departments involved in some of the region’s most recent officer-involved shootings. The Ohio Department of Public Safety this week said 506 police agencies that represent eight out of every 10 Ohio police...

3:10 PM Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017

Law enforcement agencies not fully certified in new state standards regarding deadly force and community relations include two departments involved in some of the region’s most recent officer-involved shootings. The Ohio Department of Public Safety this week said 506 police agencies that represent eight out of every 10 Ohio police...
Ex-village worker sues state, claims malicious prosecution
 The former fiscal officer for New Madison is suing the Ohio Auditor of State, claiming malicious prosecution after theft-in-office charges against the former village accountant were dismissed. Wanda Lacey on Oct. 25 filed a lawsuit against the state auditor’s office in which she accused the auditor’s office of seeking felony theft-in-office...

8:20 PM Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

The former fiscal officer for New Madison is suing the Ohio Auditor of State, claiming malicious prosecution after theft-in-office charges against the former village accountant were dismissed. Wanda Lacey on Oct. 25 filed a lawsuit against the state auditor’s office in which she accused the auditor’s office of seeking felony theft-in-office...
Village fiscal officer ‘negligent’ but theft in office charges dropped
 The Ohio auditor’s office today ordered a former New Madison fiscal officer to repay $8,166 in mishandled public funds, months after theft in office charges against her were dropped. The state audit released today says Wanda Lacey was consistently late in paying federal, state and local taxes and filing reports in 2013 and 2014, leading...

4:54 PM Thursday, Nov. 09, 2017

The Ohio auditor’s office today ordered a former New Madison fiscal officer to repay $8,166 in mishandled public funds, months after theft in office charges against her were dropped. The state audit released today says Wanda Lacey was consistently late in paying federal, state and local taxes and filing reports in 2013 and 2014, leading...
Local jails overcrowded, failing safety standards, investigation shows
 The Montgomery County Jail housed 791 people during its November 2016 inspection. The state says it should house no more than 443 to ensure staff and inmates are safe. The Clark County Jail had 195 inmates during its last inspection — 28 over its state-recommended capacity. In fact, of 12 jails in an eight-county region in southwest...

11:00 AM Thursday, Nov. 09, 2017

The Montgomery County Jail housed 791 people during its November 2016 inspection. The state says it should house no more than 443 to ensure staff and inmates are safe. The Clark County Jail had 195 inmates during its last inspection — 28 over its state-recommended capacity. In fact, of 12 jails in an eight-county region in southwest...
Sheriff Jones: New state program will ‘shove felons down our throat’
 Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones doesn’t think much of the state of Ohio’s Targeted Community Alternatives to Prison program, which prevents judges from sending certain low-level felony offenders to state prison. He thinks the program, which was passed this summer, will force local law enforcement to deal with people who...

6:53 PM Wednesday, Nov. 08, 2017

Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones doesn’t think much of the state of Ohio’s Targeted Community Alternatives to Prison program, which prevents judges from sending certain low-level felony offenders to state prison. He thinks the program, which was passed this summer, will force local law enforcement to deal with people who...
‘It’s going to shove felons down our throats,’ Ohio sheriff says about new prison law
 As Ohio counties work to rein in overcrowding at county jails, area law enforcement officials fear a change in state law will increase jail populations even more. State lawmakers this summer passed the Targeted Community Alternatives to Prison program, which prevents judges from sending certain low-level felony offenders to state prison...

6:23 PM Wednesday, Nov. 08, 2017

As Ohio counties work to rein in overcrowding at county jails, area law enforcement officials fear a change in state law will increase jail populations even more. State lawmakers this summer passed the Targeted Community Alternatives to Prison program, which prevents judges from sending certain low-level felony offenders to state prison...
Montgomery County voting to settle another lawsuit against jail
 The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners will vote later this month to approve a $58,000 payment that would settle former inmate Darryl Wallace’s civil lawsuit against the county and the jail. The proposed settlement would be at least the third in a recent spate of civil rights lawsuits filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court...

3:21 PM Tuesday, Nov. 07, 2017

The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners will vote later this month to approve a $58,000 payment that would settle former inmate Darryl Wallace’s civil lawsuit against the county and the jail. The proposed settlement would be at least the third in a recent spate of civil rights lawsuits filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court...
Board candidate says he was hacked, responds to anti-Muslim posts
 A Valley View School Board candidate said his Facebook account was hacked when he was asked by the Dayton Daily News about comments posted by the account criticizing Muslims and questioning why former President Obama was “not hung yet” for treason. After receiving several tips about comments by candidate Mike Kilroy’s Facebook...

6:00 PM Friday, Nov. 03, 2017

A Valley View School Board candidate said his Facebook account was hacked when he was asked by the Dayton Daily News about comments posted by the account criticizing Muslims and questioning why former President Obama was “not hung yet” for treason. After receiving several tips about comments by candidate Mike Kilroy’s Facebook...
Englewood woman waits to be deported: We ‘cried through the whole night’
 Every Monday, Englewood resident Fatiha Elgharib must report to federal officials to find out when she will be separated from her family and deported to Morocco. Elgharib had filed for a 1-year stay in her deportation proceedings so she could remain with her 15-year-old son Sami, who has Down syndrome and other health problems, and for whom...

7:15 PM Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

Every Monday, Englewood resident Fatiha Elgharib must report to federal officials to find out when she will be separated from her family and deported to Morocco. Elgharib had filed for a 1-year stay in her deportation proceedings so she could remain with her 15-year-old son Sami, who has Down syndrome and other health problems, and for whom...
Woman convicted of murder in Dayton teen’s slaying will be released on parole
 Tyra Patterson will be released on or after Dec. 24, the Ohio Parole Board has decided.  The votes of the board are not public, but at least seven of them had to vote in favor of granting parole. Read more here about what happened in Patterson’s parole hearing. In his brief closing remarks, Attorney David Singleton of the Ohio...

2:21 PM Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

Tyra Patterson will be released on or after Dec. 24, the Ohio Parole Board has decided.  The votes of the board are not public, but at least seven of them had to vote in favor of granting parole. Read more here about what happened in Patterson’s parole hearing. In his brief closing remarks, Attorney David Singleton of the Ohio...
Kettering council OKs first phase of $2.2M business park plan
 UPDATE @ 11:50 p.m. Kettering City Council Tuesday night approved the first phase of a $2.2 million project at the Kettering Business Park. FIRST REPORT Kettering city council will vote Tuesday on bidding out the first phase of improvements at entrances to the Kettering Business Park with an estimated cost of up to $650,000. The meeting is...

8:31 PM Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

UPDATE @ 11:50 p.m. Kettering City Council Tuesday night approved the first phase of a $2.2 million project at the Kettering Business Park. FIRST REPORT Kettering city council will vote Tuesday on bidding out the first phase of improvements at entrances to the Kettering Business Park with an estimated cost of up to $650,000. The meeting is...
Why Ohio may have to break the law to launch its medical pot program
 When Ohio officials award licenses next month allowing two dozen companies to cultivate medical marijuana, the growers will have almost a year to build facilities and produce their first crop. But where will they get the seeds? It will still be illegal to purchase marijuana plants from anyone but themselves. Many of the applicants have cannabis-growing...

3:00 PM Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

When Ohio officials award licenses next month allowing two dozen companies to cultivate medical marijuana, the growers will have almost a year to build facilities and produce their first crop. But where will they get the seeds? It will still be illegal to purchase marijuana plants from anyone but themselves. Many of the applicants have cannabis-growing...
Former jail medical director admits to stealing drugs
 This story was updated on Oct. 25. The former top medical officer at the Montgomery County Jail recently admitted to theft and theft of drugs in exchange for avoiding prosecution, according to county officials. Dr. Brenda Ellis was fingerprinted and had her mugshot taken at the jail on Aug. 24 and accepted into a diversion program on Aug...

8:21 PM Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

This story was updated on Oct. 25. The former top medical officer at the Montgomery County Jail recently admitted to theft and theft of drugs in exchange for avoiding prosecution, according to county officials. Dr. Brenda Ellis was fingerprinted and had her mugshot taken at the jail on Aug. 24 and accepted into a diversion program on Aug...
Lawsuits likely when state picks pot sites: ‘Losers don’t like losing’
 As Ohio officials get set to grant two dozen companies lucrative licenses to grow medical marijuana in the state, they may want to give a heads up to their legal team. The selections, due in the coming weeks, will be culled from an original list of 185 applicants, meaning 161 of those applicants — who together spent millions of dollars...

7:37 PM Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

As Ohio officials get set to grant two dozen companies lucrative licenses to grow medical marijuana in the state, they may want to give a heads up to their legal team. The selections, due in the coming weeks, will be culled from an original list of 185 applicants, meaning 161 of those applicants — who together spent millions of dollars...
County blames health care provider for jail inmate’s injuries
 The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has filed a complaint against the company it uses for health care at the jail, alleging it didn’t provide proper medical care to a homeless veteran who received injuries at the jail that left him wheelchair-bound. The complaint was filed as part of former inmate Joseph Guglielmo’s federal...

9:37 PM Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has filed a complaint against the company it uses for health care at the jail, alleging it didn’t provide proper medical care to a homeless veteran who received injuries at the jail that left him wheelchair-bound. The complaint was filed as part of former inmate Joseph Guglielmo’s federal...
Xenia medical pot ban won’t block Central State lab, city says
 Xenia officials say they don’t believe that city’s ban on medical marijuana businesses conflicts with Central State University’s hopes to both annex into the city and become a state-licensed cannabis testing lab. “While the current city of Xenia code cites a prohibition of cultivating, processing and dispensing of...

4:45 PM Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

Xenia officials say they don’t believe that city’s ban on medical marijuana businesses conflicts with Central State University’s hopes to both annex into the city and become a state-licensed cannabis testing lab. “While the current city of Xenia code cites a prohibition of cultivating, processing and dispensing of...
Applicant says he withdrew plan for local grow site for medical pot
 UPDATE Oct. 16, 2017: The applicant for Farm Zero LLC says he has withdrawn his application with the state of Ohio for a license to cultivate medical marijuana on a property on the border of Clayton and Englewood. Joseph Cuesta said in a phone interview that he lost a couple of investors in the venture and was concerned he couldn’t...

2:34 PM Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

UPDATE Oct. 16, 2017: The applicant for Farm Zero LLC says he has withdrawn his application with the state of Ohio for a license to cultivate medical marijuana on a property on the border of Clayton and Englewood. Joseph Cuesta said in a phone interview that he lost a couple of investors in the venture and was concerned he couldn’t...
Siebenthaler property among proposed medical pot growing sites
 Siebenthaler’s has optioned 10 acres at its Beavercreek garden center to a company bidding to secure a license to grow medical marijuana. State records list the address of 2074 Beaver Valley Road, located in Beavercreek Twp., on one of 185 potential sites for a state license to grow medical marijuana. Siebenthaler’s Beavercreek...

6:21 PM Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

Siebenthaler’s has optioned 10 acres at its Beavercreek garden center to a company bidding to secure a license to grow medical marijuana. State records list the address of 2074 Beaver Valley Road, located in Beavercreek Twp., on one of 185 potential sites for a state license to grow medical marijuana. Siebenthaler’s Beavercreek...
Local nursing home could cost HUD $1.6M, audit says
 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development could be out nearly $1.6 million after an area nursing home mismanaged funds from a federal program under which HUD insured the home’s mortgage, according to a recent federal audit. The audit by the HUD Office of Inspector General reviewed the books of Mary Scott Nursing Center in...

5:10 PM Thursday, Oct. 05, 2017

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development could be out nearly $1.6 million after an area nursing home mismanaged funds from a federal program under which HUD insured the home’s mortgage, according to a recent federal audit. The audit by the HUD Office of Inspector General reviewed the books of Mary Scott Nursing Center in...
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