Lynn Hulsey

Lynn Hulsey is an investigative and political reporter who has worked at the Dayton Daily News since 1995.She has written about chemical dangers, secrecy at publicly-funded development groups, flawed public pension systems, abuse of government contract set-aside programs and fraudulent social service providers.She has won awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Ohio Newspaper Women’s Association, the Best of Cox Award and the Education Writers Association’s National Awards for Education Reporting.A native of the Dayton area, Hulsey graduated from the University of Dayton and lives in Montgomery County.

Latest from Lynn Hulsey

O’Neill’s boast of sexual liaisons brings calls for his resignation
 A Facebook post touting his sexual exploits with “50 very attractive females” Friday had colleagues expressing shock and political opponents calling for Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill to resign.   “I condemn in no uncertain terms Justice O’Neill’s Facebook post. No words can convey my...

Posted: 2 days ago

A Facebook post touting his sexual exploits with “50 very attractive females” Friday had colleagues expressing shock and political opponents calling for Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill to resign.   “I condemn in no uncertain terms Justice O’Neill’s Facebook post. No words can convey my...
With Ohio executions in the news, a look at the human toll of the state’s convicted killers
 Ohio on Wednesday was scheduled to carry out its latest execution, of Alva Campbell Jr., 69, who shot a teenager after stealing his car during an escape from custody. The execution was called off after medical personnel were unable to locate a vein to absorb the three-drug cocktail used as part of the lethal injection process...

Posted: 4 days ago

Ohio on Wednesday was scheduled to carry out its latest execution, of Alva Campbell Jr., 69, who shot a teenager after stealing his car during an escape from custody. The execution was called off after medical personnel were unable to locate a vein to absorb the three-drug cocktail used as part of the lethal injection process...
New death date set for man after state halted his execution
 Convicted killer Alva Campbell, Jr. received a rare reprieve from his scheduled execution Wednesday when medical personnel were unable to locate a vein to absorb the three-drug cocktail used as part of the lethal injection process. His new execution date was later rescheduled for June 15, 2019. Ohio Gov. John Kasich issued the reprieve for...

Posted: 4 days ago

Convicted killer Alva Campbell, Jr. received a rare reprieve from his scheduled execution Wednesday when medical personnel were unable to locate a vein to absorb the three-drug cocktail used as part of the lethal injection process. His new execution date was later rescheduled for June 15, 2019. Ohio Gov. John Kasich issued the reprieve for...
Supreme Court denies last-minute clemency bid for man who killed teen during an escape from custody
 An Ohio man lost his final bid to avoid execution after the U.S. Supreme Court today denied his motion to stay execution of his death sentence. The ruling sets the stage for the Wednesday morning execution of Alva Campbell Jr., 69, who shot a teenager after stealing his car during an escape from custody. Campbell is scheduled to die by lethal...

Posted: 6 days ago

An Ohio man lost his final bid to avoid execution after the U.S. Supreme Court today denied his motion to stay execution of his death sentence. The ruling sets the stage for the Wednesday morning execution of Alva Campbell Jr., 69, who shot a teenager after stealing his car during an escape from custody. Campbell is scheduled to die by lethal...
Clayton mayor-elect turns focus to development after ousting incumbent
 Clayton will have a new mayor in January after Councilman Mike Stevens defeated incumbent Mayor Joyce Deitering in Tuesday’s election. “I attribute my win to getting a message out there: to increase our development in Clayton, economic and residential. And I think that message resonated with our residents,” said Stevens...

Posted: 9 days ago

Clayton will have a new mayor in January after Councilman Mike Stevens defeated incumbent Mayor Joyce Deitering in Tuesday’s election. “I attribute my win to getting a message out there: to increase our development in Clayton, economic and residential. And I think that message resonated with our residents,” said Stevens...
Local lawmaker says state supreme court justice violating conduct code
 State Rep. Niraj Antani wants to haul Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill before a joint session of the General Assembly to answer charges that he’s violating the judicial code of conduct. Antani, a Miamisburg Republican, said that conduct rules prohibit a sitting judge from running for a partisan, non-judicial office. The...

Posted: 10 days ago

State Rep. Niraj Antani wants to haul Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill before a joint session of the General Assembly to answer charges that he’s violating the judicial code of conduct. Antani, a Miamisburg Republican, said that conduct rules prohibit a sitting judge from running for a partisan, non-judicial office. The...
Outcome to close local elections will not be known for weeks
 With Election Day 2017 in the rear view mirror it’s all over except, well the truth is, more counting and perhaps even recounting of ballots. The final, unofficial results posted on board of election websites across the state are not the final word, said Montgomery County Board of Elections Deputy Director Steve Harsman. Late arriving...

Posted: 11 days ago

With Election Day 2017 in the rear view mirror it’s all over except, well the truth is, more counting and perhaps even recounting of ballots. The final, unofficial results posted on board of election websites across the state are not the final word, said Montgomery County Board of Elections Deputy Director Steve Harsman. Late arriving...
Kettering mayor wins a final term, seeks ‘bigger and better’ for city
 Kettering Mayor Don Patterson won a final term decisively in Tuesday’s election and plans to spend the next four years finishing some major city projects, such as redevelopment of the Wilmington Pike corridor and bringing new businesses to Miami Valley Research Park. Patterson received 76.6 percent of the vote, according to final, unofficial...

Posted: 11 days ago

Kettering Mayor Don Patterson won a final term decisively in Tuesday’s election and plans to spend the next four years finishing some major city projects, such as redevelopment of the Wilmington Pike corridor and bringing new businesses to Miami Valley Research Park. Patterson received 76.6 percent of the vote, according to final, unofficial...
Kettering school levy passes and new member to join incumbents on school board
 Voters in the Kettering school district easily renewed a property tax levy Tuesday, according to final, unofficial results from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. The 4.89-mill renewal levy won 73 percent to 27 percent. The levy doesn't raise taxes but it does switch the property tax from being a 5-year levy to a continuing one. ...

Posted: 12 days ago

Voters in the Kettering school district easily renewed a property tax levy Tuesday, according to final, unofficial results from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. The 4.89-mill renewal levy won 73 percent to 27 percent. The levy doesn't raise taxes but it does switch the property tax from being a 5-year levy to a continuing one. ...
Patterson re-elected mayor of Kettering; Lauter and Fisher win council race
 Kettering Mayor Don Patterson was easily re-elected on Tuesday, winning  76.6 percent of the vote, according to final, unofficial results from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. Three-time candidate, Michael Barnett, came in second with 14.3 percent and political newcomer, Nuponu Gorneleh, had 9 percent. “I’m honored and...

Posted: 13 days ago

Kettering Mayor Don Patterson was easily re-elected on Tuesday, winning 76.6 percent of the vote, according to final, unofficial results from the Montgomery County Board of Elections. Three-time candidate, Michael Barnett, came in second with 14.3 percent and political newcomer, Nuponu Gorneleh, had 9 percent. “I’m honored and...