Missing Miamisburg woman: ‘Ton of search warrants’ but no answers one year later

Chelsey Coe’s mother last saw the missing Miamisburg woman in late July at a farewell dinner for another daughter entering the Marines. “I really didn’t get to spend much time with her,” a tearful Shula Woodworth said Monday. The mother spoke on the one-year anniversary of the date she reported Coe’s disappearance and talked of the need for closure. The past 12 months...


After $5M expansion, Centerville’s Woodbourne Library reopens with special event

After $5M expansion, Centerville’s Woodbourne Library reopens with special event

Sunday marked the public grand opening for the Woodbourne Library in Centerville following a three-year renovation plan that has expanded the facility while maintaining its feel, officials said.. The plan added an additional 10,000 square feet to the existing 21,000-square-foot site at 6060 Far Hills Ave. “We had a tremendous outpouring of community support at (Sunday’s) public grand opening...
Person of interest in custody for killing of Dayton man

Person of interest in custody for killing of Dayton man

A person of interest is in custody in connection to the shooting death of a Dayton man on Hunter Avenue Saturday. The person of interest has not been identified. Timothy Truesdale, 40, of Dayton was shot in the torso and died from his injuries, according to the coroner’s office. Truesdale was reportedly found around 4 p.m. inside the bathroom of a home in the 400 block of Hunter Avenue. A 911...
Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison

Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison

A judge sentenced comedian Bill Cosby to three to 10 years in state prison Tuesday, five months after a jury found him guilty of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004. Judge Steven O’Neil handed down the sentence after ruling earlier Tuesday that Cosby, 81, is a “sexually violent predator.” The designation means he will have to undergo lifetime counseling...
5 things to know about Bill Cosby, his prison sentence, victim Andrea Constand

5 things to know about Bill Cosby, his prison sentence, victim Andrea Constand

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, his once-friend, in 2004.  More than 60 women have said publicly that Cosby drugged then assaulted them. Some of the alleged assaults date back to the early 1960s.   >> Read more trending news  Cosby was sentenced by Judge Steven O&rsquo...
Regional firms awarded millions in defense work

Regional firms awarded millions in defense work

Regional firms have been winning millions in defense contracts in recent days. Beavercreek-based Woolpert Inc. was awarded a $10 million firm-fixed-price contract for architect-engineering services. The Department of Defense said Woolpert’s bid was selected from among 23 possible offerings. Work will be completed in September 2023, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Norfolk, Va. is the...
Democrat’s South Park development firm pays county $160 after Turner letter

Democrat’s South Park development firm pays county $160 after Turner letter

A neighborhood redevelopment company owned by Democratic congressional candidate Theresa Gasper wrote a check to the Montgomery County treasurer for $160 in recognition of a tax break the company incorrectly received nearly a decade ago, the county auditor’s office said. The payment Monday by Full Circle Development comes after the campaign of U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, accused Gasper&rsquo...
Madison School officials on arming staffers: Why would anyone oppose?

Madison School officials on arming staffers: Why would anyone oppose?

Madison school board members posted a statement on social media today defending their plan to arm some school staffers and questioning why anyone would object to “protecting students.” The governing board of the Butler County school system was recently the target of a still-pending lawsuit seeking to stop the district’s plan to train some staffers, who volunteer, in firearm use to...
2 detained after attempting to flee from Jefferson Twp. crash

2 detained after attempting to flee from Jefferson Twp. crash

Two people were detained after they attempted to flee from the scene of a Jefferson Twp. crash, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer said.  The crash was reported at the intersection of Infirmary and Derby roads in Jefferson Twp. around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.  A Ford sedan ran a stop sign at the intersection and crashed into a Chevrolet sedan, Plummer said.  The driver of the Chevrolet...
Deputy-involved crash causes nearly 6-hour road closure in Harrison Twp.

Deputy-involved crash causes nearly 6-hour road closure in Harrison Twp.

UPDATE @ 7:19 a.m.: A deputy-involved crash early Tuesday caused nearly a 6-hour shut down of Shoup Mill Road. Sergeants from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, say the driver of a Chevy Impala was traveling east on Shoup Mill Road at a high rate of speed when it lost control. This caused the vehicle to cross the median into the westbound lanes and strike a Harrison Township deputy cruiser head-on...
Kings Island to close one of the park’s 16 roller coasters

Kings Island to close one of the park’s 16 roller coasters

Kings Island has announced plans to close one of its 16 roller coasters at the end of Halloween Haunt later this fall, the park said in a prepared statement. The amusement park did not release the name of the roller coaster that will be closing, however said it plans to reveal the coaster later this week.  Guests to the annual Halloween event on Friday were the first to see a new grave site in...
Tank’s is closed this week for repairs and upgrades

Tank’s is closed this week for repairs and upgrades

If you’re craving a Tankburger or a My Way Grilled Cheese, you will have to wait a few days.  Tank’s Bar and Grill, 2033 Wayne Ave., Dayton, was closed on Monday and will remain closed today and Wednesday for a series of repairs and upgrades, the restaurant explains on its Facebook page.
Hearing continued for teen suspect in Miami Twp. hotel homicide

Hearing continued for teen suspect in Miami Twp. hotel homicide

The case of the 17-year-old accused of murder in a late-night Miami Twp. shooting outside has been continued. The next court date is Oct. 29. Court officials held a conference this afternoon in judge's chambers. A 17-year-old from Moraine accused of murder for the late-night shooting death of a Miami Twp. hotel worker is set to appear in court today. The teen has been in Montgomery County Juvenile...
Kroger drops ClickList name from grocery pickup: Here’s why

Kroger drops ClickList name from grocery pickup: Here’s why

Kroger has dropped the ClickList name from its popular grocery pickup method. The service is still the same: Order online or in app, pick a time to receive the groceries, show up and a personal shopper with explain the receipt and load the groceries into your vehicle. But it will now be called Kroger Grocery Pickup, according to the company. “Moving forward, we are being more descriptive of...
Wittenberg’s new athletic facility, opening in 2019, has a catchy name

Wittenberg’s new athletic facility, opening in 2019, has a catchy name

The new $40 million indoor athletic facility rising on the campus of Wittenberg University will be known simply as  “The Steemer,” Wittenberg Athletic Director Gary Williams said Tuesday. “It’s just the Steemer,” Williams said. “That’s what Wes wanted to call it. It’s kind of catch.” Wes Bates, the chairman and CEO of Stanley Steemer...
Dayton residence shot into with mother, 3 sons inside

Dayton residence shot into with mother, 3 sons inside

Dayton police were dispatched to the 200 block of Fountain Avenue Monday night on reports of a shooting into a habitation, according to a report. A woman told police she was upstairs with her 16-year-old son when their house was struck by several bullets. They then noticed a black 4-door Honda Civic-style vehicle with dark tinted windows traveling east on the street with loud music. The victim was...
Adult learning center opens in Englewood, hopes to help the community

Adult learning center opens in Englewood, hopes to help the community

A new adult learning facility, Empowered Community Services, just finished building on Union Road with focus on helping people with disabilities in the area find work. News Center 7’s Malik Perkins was at the center today to see why people in the community think it’s a good idea. Empowered Community Services CEO Joe Kowalski says they want to help people regain the skills they need to...
Hurricane safety: Who's responsible when a tree falls on your home or car?

Hurricane safety: Who's responsible when a tree falls on your home or car?

After a hurricane strikes, there is always plenty of damage to homes, cars and other property. Here are some tips to help determine who might be responsible when a tree falls on a home or car. If the tree falls on your home, your homeowners insurance should cover it. Homeowners insurance covers any covered structure on your property or a blocked driveway/wheelchair ramp. The insurance also pays up...
Cincinnati Reds Double-A affiliate returning to Chattanooga 

Cincinnati Reds Double-A affiliate returning to Chattanooga 

The Reds are returning to Chattanooga as their Class AA affiliate, a two-year agreement, after the Pensacola Blue Wahoos told the Reds they wanted to explore options with other teams. The Reds once had a long-term 21-year working agreement with the Chattanooga Lookouts in the Southern League from 1988 to 2008. “We’re excited to re-affiliate with the Chattanooga Lookouts,” said Reds...
West Carrollton schools Pirate PALS program kicks-off tonight

West Carrollton schools Pirate PALS program kicks-off tonight

West Carrollton Schools kick-off a Pirate PALS (Parents Assisting for Learning Success) program Tuesday night using the WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) at Russell Elementary. WATCH D.O.G.S. is a program used by schools across America to encourage adults to have a positive impact on student’s lives by showing commitment to the school, according to a release. Their time may be spent assisting...
Vote on SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh set for Friday by Senate committee

Vote on SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh set for Friday by Senate committee

Controversy continues to swirl around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of decades-old sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him by a pair of women. What was expected to be a simple nomination process has become mired in allegations involving incidents alleged to have occurred while Kavanaugh was in high school or college. Deborah Ramirez told The New Yorker he made...
Airport firefighter in OVI case disciplined for sick leave violations

Airport firefighter in OVI case disciplined for sick leave violations

A Dayton airport firefighter accused of drunk driving late Saturday has been repeatedly disciplined or counseled for violating sick leave policies, according to his personnel records. Zachary Avila, 42, was disciplined in late November 2017 for using seven sick leaves in a 12-month period and before voluntarily taking a demotion and $2.32 per hour pay decrease to work at the airport instead of for...
Woman receives probation in animal cruelty case of dogs abandoned in the cold

Woman receives probation in animal cruelty case of dogs abandoned in the cold

A St. Clair Twp. woman who pleaded guilty to multiple misdemeanor charges was sentenced to five years probation Tuesday in Butler County Common Pleas Court. Melissa Damico was indicted in February on three felony counts of cruelty to companion animals and four misdemeanor charges of the same crime. She pleaded guilty to seven misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty in August. The charges carried a maximum...
Just Dunkin': Dunkin' Donuts to change its name

Just Dunkin': Dunkin' Donuts to change its name

Dunkin' is dropping the donuts - from its name, anyway. Donuts are still on the menu, but the company is renaming itself "Dunkin'" to reflect its increasing emphasis on coffee and other drinks. Besides, Dunkin' Donuts has already been on a first-name basis with its customers long before the tagline, "America Runs on Dunkin'." In a press release, the chain says it recognizes that...
Dayton police: Pickup truck jumps median guardrail in U.S. 35 West crash

Dayton police: Pickup truck jumps median guardrail in U.S. 35 West crash

UPDATE @ 6:45 p.m.: U.S. 35 West in Dayton is back open after a multiple-vehicle crash near Abbey Avenue caused police to shut down the highway. There has been no word from police about whether the driver who jumped the median guardrail would be cited. A multiple-vehicle accident on U.S. 35 West near Abbey Avenue has caused police to shut down the highway. The accident, believed to involve at...
Dayton man pleads not guilty to woman’s brutal beating

Dayton man pleads not guilty to woman’s brutal beating

A 28-year-old Dayton man accused of beating a woman after escaping from his electronic ankle monitor while out on bond for a different crime pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Travion D. Montgomery was arraigned on a felonious assault charge in the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court. Bond was set at $500,000 with 10 percent allowed, according to court documents. Montgomery was out on bond and electric...
Motorist shot in shoulder on U.S. 68 near Springfield-Beckley airport

Motorist shot in shoulder on U.S. 68 near Springfield-Beckley airport

U.S. 68 is blocked in both directions, with southbound traffic detoured at Blee Road after a motorist was shot in the shoulder. The shooting victim pulled over onto Airpark Drive around 5 p.m. after he was shot. He later was taken by ambulance to Greene Memorial Hospital. Investigators believe the gunshot came from a residence in the 6000 block of U.S. 68. A portion of U.S. 68 in the area of Airpark...
WORTH THE DRIVE: The Piatt Castles to get in on the Halloween fun in October

WORTH THE DRIVE: The Piatt Castles to get in on the Halloween fun in October

The Piatt Castles in West Liberty are hosting three October events sure to please history enthusiasts and those who love the spooky Halloween season.  The castles, named Mac-O-Chee and Mac-A-Cheek, are two stately homes built in Logan County during the 1800s. They have been house museums for more than a century.  The fifth annual Heritage Day will be held on the ground of Mac-A-Cheek Castle...
3 taken to hospitals from multiple-vehicle accident on U.S. 40 in Clayton

3 taken to hospitals from multiple-vehicle accident on U.S. 40 in Clayton

Three people have been taken to hospitals from a multiple-vehicle accident on U.S. 40 (West National Road) in Clayton that includes a head-on collision. Two of the injured have been taken to Miami Valley Hospital. A third person has been taken to Miami Valley Hospital North from the accident reported just after 4 p.m.  All of the injuries are said to be non-life threatening, authorities are telling...
PROST! Dayton’s Oktoberfest may be over, but the Oktoberfest celebrations keep going and going

PROST! Dayton’s Oktoberfest may be over, but the Oktoberfest celebrations keep going and going

PROST! The Oktoberfest celebrations around Dayton keep going and going!  Some of the signature Oktoberfest festivals may have come and gone (Dayton Art Institute, Springboro and Vandalia), but there are still more to come (Minster, Dayton Liedenkranz-Turner). To add to the fun, several Dayton-area breweries are hosting their own Oktoberfest celebrations. Here’s the rundown: Celebrate the...
Hal McCoy: Barry Larkin turns down interview for Cincinnati Reds manager post

Hal McCoy: Barry Larkin turns down interview for Cincinnati Reds manager post

For those hoping and wishing and praying that Barry Larkin will be the next manager of the Cincinnati Reds, well, your hopes, wishes and prayers won’t be answered. Larkin doesn’t want it. Not at this time. Maybe down the road, but not now. This startling information comes from President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams, who indicated that Larkin was offered an interview, but turned...
Weight Watchers rebrands as WW

Weight Watchers rebrands as WW

Weight Watchers is no more. The company, which offers various products for weight loss and maintenance, has rebranded as WW. Touting itself as “Weight Watchers reimagined,” the brand’s new tagline is “Wellness that Works.” >> Read more trending news  “The name WW reflects that we’re becoming the world’s partner in wellness,” according...
Lawmakers may strengthen Ohio’s anti-hazing law

Lawmakers may strengthen Ohio’s anti-hazing law

State lawmakers are considering beefing up Ohio’s anti-hazing statute to cover behavior beyond the initiation period. State Sen. Kevin Bacon, R-Westerville, said that current law is too narrow because the definition of hazing is limited to abuse that occurs only during the initiation. “Often times, people do not stop being victims of hazing once they complete their initiation, yet the...
Tearful mother pleads for return of 6-year-old boy who disappeared from North Carolina park

Tearful mother pleads for return of 6-year-old boy who disappeared from North Carolina park

The desperate search for a 6-year-old North Carolina boy who vanished from a Gastonia park continued for a fourth day Tuesday as authorities offered a reward for information leading to the return of Maddox Ritch. The boy was last seen Saturday at Rankin Lake Park with his father and a friend. Update 4:55 p.m. EDT Sept. 25:  Maddox Ritch’s mother, Carrie, is pleading for help, asking anyone...
Middletown teen charged with heroin abuse

Middletown teen charged with heroin abuse

A 16-year-old Middletown girl was charged with drug abuse/heroin, a fifth-degree felony, after she allegedly was found with the drug during a traffic stop in Middletown, according to police. The teen, a front-seat passenger in the vehicle, allegedly placed her hand underneath her buttocks, then threw a plastic baggie containing an unknown brownish substance as she was getting out of the car, the report...
Hospital network to repay student debt for some nurses

Hospital network to repay student debt for some nurses

Nurses hired for hard-to-fill roles at Mercy Health could get up to $20,000 in student loans repaid. The program launched in August as unemployment drops and competition heats up for nurses among not just hospitals but other health care providers like nursing homes, home health agencies and physician practices. Mercy Health, which locally includes locations in the Springfield and Cincinnati areas...
More than 500 props from ‘The Office’ up for auction

More than 500 props from ‘The Office’ up for auction

You won’t find Dwight’s stapler suspended in Jell-O, but now you can own Darryl’s red stapler or Pam’s staple remover from the NBC comedy “The Office.” Until Oct. 5, fans can bid on more than 500 props from the online auction site Screenbid. “The Office” aired from 2005 to 2013 as a mockumentary about workers at the Scranton, Pennsylvania...
Southeastern grocery giant Publix set to open organic-focused GreenWise Atlanta market

Southeastern grocery giant Publix set to open organic-focused GreenWise Atlanta market

Forget the chicken tender Pub Subs and sugary iced tea. Publix has announced that it intends to open one of its new GreenWise Markets in metro Atlanta that sells only natural foods. >> Read more trending news  The new format is an extension of what shoppers know as the GreenWise section in Publix supermarkets that are about a quarter-aisle of healthier fare. There was no announced opening...
Cincinnati Bengals: First look at Sunday’s game vs. Atlanta Falcons

Cincinnati Bengals: First look at Sunday’s game vs. Atlanta Falcons

The Cincinnati Bengals have some corrections to make on defense after suffering their first loss of the season Sunday at Carolina, but this week’s opponent likely is thinking the same thing. Cincinnati (2-1) travels to play a 1-2 Atlanta Falcons team that is coming off a 31-27 overtime loss to New Orleans and ranks 27th in the league in yards allowed (401.7 per game) and 25th in points surrendered...
Five GWOC teams in Division I football playoff contention

Five GWOC teams in Division I football playoff contention

Five Greater Western Ohio Conference high school football teams are in Division I playoff contention at midseason and three other area teams were ranked No. 1 in their respective regions following the release of the second Ohio High School Athletic Association computer rankings on Tuesday. Springfield (No. 2), Fairmont (No. 3), Miamisburg (No. 4) and Northmont (No. 6) all were bunched in D-I, Region...
Tall people more likely to develop varicose veins, study finds

Tall people more likely to develop varicose veins, study finds

Varicose veins affect 30 million people in the United States, and the many of those people happen to be tall, according to a new report.  >> Read more trending news  Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine recently conducted a study, published in the Circulation journal, to explore the link between height and varicose veins, which are swollen, twisted veins that...
Ohio State football: 6 things to know about the series with Penn State

Ohio State football: 6 things to know about the series with Penn State

Ohio State and Penn State first played more than 100 years ago, but the series did not really heat up until the Nittany Lions joined the Big Ten in the early 1990s. Here are six things to know about the series, which will be renewed Saturday night at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pa. The series began in 1912 with a 37-0 Penn State victory in Columbus. The Nittany Lions returned 44 years later...
Bill Cosby sentenced to prison: Read Andrea Constand's impact statement

Bill Cosby sentenced to prison: Read Andrea Constand's impact statement

Bill Cosby was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison Tuesday. The sentencing comes five months after he was found guilty of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand in 2004. Constand came forward to accuse Cosby of “inappropriate touching” in 2005. Cosby settled with Constand in 2006. >> Read more trending news  Cosby’s sentencing came less than a year after a...
Football computer ratings: Is your team in the playoff mix?

Football computer ratings: Is your team in the playoff mix?

Top eight schools from each region in the final report Oct. 28 will qualify for the playoffs. Region 1 - 1. Solon (5-0) 12.55, 2. Mentor (5-0) 12.4224, 3. Canton McKinley (5-0) 12.0646, 4. Austintown-Fitch (4-1) 10.15, 5. Euclid (4-1) 9.8485, 6. Massillon Jackson (3-2) 8.8, 7. Shaker Hts. (4-1) 8.1, 8. Cle. St. Ignatius (2-2) 8.0833, 9. Lakewood St. Edward (2-2) 7.1806, 10. Medina (2-3) 6.7, 11. Strongsville...
Ohio State football: Key defensive player full-go for Penn State game

Ohio State football: Key defensive player full-go for Penn State game

Tuf Borland returned to Ohio State’s starting lineup two weeks ago.  For the fourth-ranked Buckeyes’ biggest game so far, he is available full time for the first time when the Buckeyes play at No. 9 Penn State on Saturday.  Coach Urban Meyer said Tuesday the sophomore linebacker is no longer “on a pitch count” as he was for the first four games as he returns from...
2nd Ohio Task Force 1 team returns to Kettering from flooded N. Carolina

2nd Ohio Task Force 1 team returns to Kettering from flooded N. Carolina

UPDATE @ 7:10 p.m. (Sept. 25): The second Ohio Task Force 1 team is back in quarters. WHIO-TV’s Lauren Clark @LClarkWHIO will have more of their story tonight at 11. The second Ohio Task Force 1 team that was deployed to North Carolina to assist with water rescue missions near Wilmington following Hurricane Florence is returning to Ohio. The team is scheduled to be back at its home base...
Mom charged after disabled son dies weighing 38 pounds

Mom charged after disabled son dies weighing 38 pounds

A Texas woman has been charged after her adult disabled son died malnourished, dehydrated and infested with lice, court records show. Alma Munoz, 47, of San Antonio, has been charged with injury to a disabled person, according to Fox San Antonio. Telemundo reported that Munoz was arrested Monday. Munoz called police May 27 to report finding her 21-year-old son dead, the Fox affiliate reported...
Firefighter leaves own wedding to put out fire

Firefighter leaves own wedding to put out fire

A volunteer firefighter didn’t let his own wedding stop him from doing his job. KARE reported that Jeremy Bourasa, an on-call firefighter in St. Paul Park, Minnesota, had his ceremony with his bride, Krista Bourasa, at his fire station. They lost their previous venue weeks before their ceremony date. “We talked about it, ‘What if there’s a call?’” Krista Bourasa...
M&M's unveil Hazelnut Spread flavor, candy bars

M&M's unveil Hazelnut Spread flavor, candy bars

Fans of M&M’s will have new ways to enjoy their favorite candy, as the company announced a new flavor and introduced candy bars. >> Read more trending news  The new flavor is Hazelnut Spread, which features a hazelnut spread center covered in milk chocolate. The Hazelnut Spread variety will be available nationwide beginning in April 2019, M&M’s said in a news release. Consumers...
Hamilton woman dies in Monday morning crash

Hamilton woman dies in Monday morning crash

A Hamilton woman has been identified as the driver who died Monday in a crash on Ohio 128 in Fairfield Twp. Kimberly S. Weishaupt, 61, died of multiple traumatic injuries, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office. The crash that happened about 9 a.m. on Ohio 128 (Hamilton Cleves Road) when a 2013 Nissan was traveling southwest when it went left of center and struck a Hyundai 4-door, driven...
Recall issued for ground beef sold at Safeway, Target, Sam's Club, death reported

Recall issued for ground beef sold at Safeway, Target, Sam's Club, death reported

Fort Morgan, Colorado-based Cargill Meat Solutions has recalled about 132,606 pounds of ground beef products due to a possible Escherichia coli O26 contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Sept. 19. The products were produced and packaged June 21, the USDA said. The recall is a class I, meaning the health...
After losing Good Sam, northwest Dayton lands $13M senior housing project

After losing Good Sam, northwest Dayton lands $13M senior housing project

A more than $13 million senior housing project seeks to bring new investment to a part of northwest Dayton still reeling from the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital. Omega Community Development Corp. and MVHA Partners are teaming up to construct a new, four-story apartment building offering 81 units for people 55 and older. The new building will go up just south of Roberts Hall on the former United...
West Chester liquor stores among targets in multi-state crime spree

West Chester liquor stores among targets in multi-state crime spree

UPDATE @ 3:30 p.m.: The five people accused of making $100,000 worth of purchases with fraudulent credit cards struck three West Chester Twp. businesses in July and August, according to police.   Bottles of alcohol were purchased at Giant Liquor on Cincinnati-Columbus Road and Beckett Wine & Liquor on Princeton-Glendale Road, according to West Chester Police reports.  ...
Police arrest Texas man accused of gluing toddler's eyes, mouth shut

Police arrest Texas man accused of gluing toddler's eyes, mouth shut

A Texas man was arrested Monday, accused of gluing his toddler's eyes and mouth shut, police said. It's believed the child's injuries were suffered during a larger domestic incident, with the suspect fleeing before police arrived, KVIA reported.  Johnnie Lee Carter, 29, was arrested Monday at an El Paso motel, the Odessa Police Department said. He had been on the run for almost...
Statewide elected officials say they haven’t spoken to Kasich in more than a year

Statewide elected officials say they haven’t spoken to Kasich in more than a year

Ohio Gov. John Kasich appears regularly on Sunday morning talk shows to urge political leaders to work together to fix problems. But back home in Ohio he isn’t talking with his fellow elected leaders, some say. Auditor Dave Yost, Treasurer Josh Mandel and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor — all Republicans like Kasich — report that they haven’t talked with the governor in more than a year...
Walmart loss prevention officer thwarts kidnapping attempt, police say

Walmart loss prevention officer thwarts kidnapping attempt, police say

A loss prevention officer is being credited with stopping an apparent attempted kidnapping Monday at a Fort Worth Walmart store, according to multiple reports. The incident was reported around 6 p.m. Monday at the Walmart in the 2900 block of Renaissance Square in southeast Fort Worth, The Dallas Morning News reported. Police Officer Tracy Carter told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that the...
Longtime Northeastern coach, AD Murray dies at 71

Longtime Northeastern coach, AD Murray dies at 71

The Buck Creek Invitational cross country meet will be renamed the Jim Murray Memorial Cross Country Invitational in honor of the former Northeastern High School athletic director and girls basketball coach who died Monday at 71. A ceremony before the race at noon Saturday will honor Murray, whose wife, Abby, and daughters, Shana Murray and Shari Diaz, are expected to attend, said Mike Chatfield,...
Florida inmate walks away from work crew, buys sweet tea, officials say

Florida inmate walks away from work crew, buys sweet tea, officials say

A Florida Department of Corrections inmate walked away from a work crew Monday morning to get some sweet tea, officials say. Deputies said Taylor Fender, 23, of Okaloosa County, was serving a five-year prison sentence at the Putnam Corrections Institute before this incident. According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, the crew was working at State Road 20 and County Road 315 when Fender...
Teacher says she was fired after refusing to abide by 'no zero' policy

Teacher says she was fired after refusing to abide by 'no zero' policy

A South Florida teacher said she was fired after she refused to give a student a 50 percent grade on homework that was not turned in. Port St. Lucie teacher Diane Tirado said students should not get credit for work that was never handed in, according to CNN. Tirado said she strives to provide motivation and inspiration to her students. Tirado has been a teacher for years, but she started...
Libertarians file complaint over three Ohio governor debates

Libertarians file complaint over three Ohio governor debates

The Libertarian Party of Ohio on Monday filed a complaint with the Ohio Elections Commission over being excluded from three gubernatorial debates, including the first one held last week at the University of Dayton between Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine. The 23-page complaint alleges that the university and the DeWine and Cordray campaigns excluded other qualified gubernatorial...
How to keep your information safe from the dark web

How to keep your information safe from the dark web

“Your personal information has been found somewhere on the dark web.” That alarming statement may one day come in a text message or to your email inbox.    Credit monitoring services are now scanning for your information on the anonymous, untraceable dark web.    Creditwise from Capital One began dark web searches for customer information over the summer.   ...
Ribbon-cutting Thursday for shared commercial kitchen that may change the way you eat someday

Ribbon-cutting Thursday for shared commercial kitchen that may change the way you eat someday

City officials are poised to unveil their new kitchen incubator and co-working space in downtown Fairborn. A ribbon-cutting and open house for “SPARK Fairborn” are scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at 305 W. Main St. City officials tout the space as the region’s first co-share commercial kitchen that also includes space for collaborators who are not involved with...
Popular food truck picks Hamilton for first restaurant location

Popular food truck picks Hamilton for first restaurant location

Bones Brothers Wings, which operates a food truck throughout the region, is the newest business to announce plans to join Hamilton’s growing dining scene. Bones Brothers Wings will open its first brick-and-mortar location at The Marcum, a mixed residential, retail and dining development in downtown Hamilton, according to co-owner Jim Dowrey, of Cincinnati. The 2,000-square-foot fast-casual...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: David S. Back, 47, of 1019 Woodlawn Ave., OVI, speed, innocent, continued. Jasean L. Fleming, 19, of 1802 Norwood Ave., domestic violence, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $2,500; assault, child endangering, innocent, continued. Trista L. Gray, 26, of 1832 W. Washington St., two counts child endangering, innocent, continued, public defender appointed...
Grammy winner TobyMac is headed to the Nutter Center — and tickets go on sale this week

Grammy winner TobyMac is headed to the Nutter Center — and tickets go on sale this week

Just when you thought concert season was over ... TobyMac’s “HITS DEEP Tour” will make 34 stops nationwide in 2019, including at the Ervin J. Nutter Center at Wright State on March 22, 2019.  The tour will also include a stop at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Feb.10, 2018 and at The Schottenstein Center in Columbus on March 31, 2019.  The tour was the highest...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0471 - Nationstar Mortgage LLC v. Timothy A. Grieser, New Carlisle, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 3839 Spence Road, New Carlisle, for $82,129. 18-CV-0474 - Nationstar Mortgage LLC v. Della I. Mollett, 1727 S. Belmont Ave., et al., complaint in foreclosure in rem. 18-CV-0476 - Connie Rosellen, Vero Beach, Fla., v. Dignity Memorial Network...
System issues causing delays, slow transactions at Ohio BMV locations

System issues causing delays, slow transactions at Ohio BMV locations

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles reported system issues Tuesday that has led to transactions running slower than normal.  The Ohio BMV advised people heading to locations Tuesday to call ahead before arriving, according to a tweet around posted around 9 a.m.  The issues with the BMV’s system started last week with a transition to new hardware, Lindsey Bohrer, a spokeswoman for the...
Abduction attempt unfounded, Miami Twp. police say

Abduction attempt unfounded, Miami Twp. police say

A reported abduction attempt in Miami Twp.’s Quail Run subdivision that was also shared on social media and caused “unnecessary concern” is unfounded according to police. After a thorough investigation, officers reported that no attempted abduction happened. A woman called the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center at 8:10 p.m. Thursday and reported that an unknown man tried...
Mercy Health hiring for 350-plus positions, including in Butler County

Mercy Health hiring for 350-plus positions, including in Butler County

Mercy Health-Cincinnati plans to host a career fair to fill more than 350 new and open positions throughout Cincinnati. The fair takes place from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Sept. 25, at Mercy Health’s home office in Bond Hill, located at 1701 Mercy Health Place, Cincinnati. Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and one that is consistently ranked as one of the top health systems in...
Tipp City Mum Festival turns 60, race marks 40th year

Tipp City Mum Festival turns 60, race marks 40th year

It’s a milestone year in more ways than one for the Tipp City Mum Festival. The annual salute to everything mums is celebrating its 60th year Friday through Sunday with activities ranging from a massive Friday night car show to a parade down Main Street and two days of entertainment, food and arts and crafts at Tipp City Park. “We invite people to come out and have a good time. It is difficult...
New Centerville medical center planned for adults 55+

New Centerville medical center planned for adults 55+

Kettering Health Network is planning to open a medical center for adults who are 55 years and older. The health system announced plans to open “The Years Ahead Health Center” at 6661 Clyo Road, Centerville, with services designed for baby boomers and older adults. The health center is scheduled to open this winter. MORE: Health care a top ballot box concern for older Ohioans Kettering...
Officers no longer with fire department after training on dead body

Officers no longer with fire department after training on dead body

Two Bellingham Fire Department officers are no longer with the department after personnel practiced multiple intubations on a dead body in July, according to officials. An investigation revealed that a deceased patient was taken to Fire Station 1 in July to await transportation to a funeral home, The Bellingham Herald reported Monday. Several department members practiced a medical procedure...
Dayton schools argue DeWine conflicted, inadequate to handle ECOT suit

Dayton schools argue DeWine conflicted, inadequate to handle ECOT suit

Dayton Public Schools and Logan-Hocking Local Schools are arguing in court that Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is incapable of adequately representing school districts in a lawsuit seeking to recoup funds from the failed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.   A filing Monday in Franklin County Common Pleas Court argues that DeWine – who is running for governor – has a conflict...
Michael Kors to buy Versace for $2.2 billion

Michael Kors to buy Versace for $2.2 billion

Michael Kors has agreed to purchase Gianni Versace for $2.12 billion to continue efforts to expand into global luxury fashion. Once the deal is finalized, Michael Kors Holdings will change its name Capri Holdings. The Versace family will become shareholders in Capri, according to a company statement. “The acquisition of Versace is an important milestone for our group. Versace was founded in...
Sears considers restructure without filing for bankruptcy

Sears considers restructure without filing for bankruptcy

Sears is making bigger moves to stave off filing for bankruptcy as it fights to return to profitability. In the newest move, CEO Eddie Lampert’s hedge fund ESL Investments has submitted a proposal that would restructure the company the company without filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It would reduce debt about 80 percent from $5.6 billion. »RELATED: Sears closing at Fairfield Commons...
Lang, Wyenandt to debate tonight

Lang, Wyenandt to debate tonight

Ohio Rep. George Lang, R-West Chester Twp., and Democrat Kathy Wyenandt, of Liberty Twp., will make their cases for election as the pair debate this evening at Miami University’s VOA Learning Center. The pair are competing for the 52nd Ohio House District, which includes all or parts of Fairfield Twp., Liberty Twp., West Chester Twp., Hamilton and Sharonville. The debate, which is set for 7...
Ex-Dayton City Paper publisher indicted on charges she stole thousands from boss 

Ex-Dayton City Paper publisher indicted on charges she stole thousands from boss 

A former publisher has been indicted by a grand jury  on charges that she took thousands of dollars from the Dayton City Paper, which recently closed. Wanda Esken faces three counts of grand theft and a count of forgery, according to the indictment filed Aug. 16 in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.  Each of the three felony grand theft counts alleges that Esken took more than $7,500...
The Air Force has chosen a company to replace the ‘Huey’ helicopter

The Air Force has chosen a company to replace the ‘Huey’ helicopter

In the battle to replace the aging “Huey” helicopter, Boeing has won. Boeing will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N “Huey” helicopters, which are used to protect America’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases, Boeing and the Air Force announced Monday. The program awarded is valued at...
Electrical issues a possible factor in fire that damaged Tipp City house

Electrical issues a possible factor in fire that damaged Tipp City house

Electrical issues are being investigated as a possible cause of a fire that broke out in a Tipp City house Tuesday morning.  Crews responded to the home in the 600 block of Rohrer Drive around 7:50 a.m. and reported smoke coming from the roof of the house.  Investigators said the house was an unoccupied rental property and no injuries were reported.  While electrical issues are being...
JUST IN: New restaurant at The Greene now hiring, gearing up to open

JUST IN: New restaurant at The Greene now hiring, gearing up to open

The Dayton area’s newest Asian restaurant is now hiring and gearing up to open perhaps as soon as early October at The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek.  Pho District will be located at 4474 Glengarry Drive, next to Cold Stone Creamery, in a nearly 2,000-square-foot space that previously housed Ranch One.  The new restaurant said on its Facebook page that it is &ldquo...
200 new jobs: Community Tissue Services is about to double in size

200 new jobs: Community Tissue Services is about to double in size

A groundbreaking for the expansion that will double the size of the Community Tissue Services Center — an expansion that will also create more than 200 new jobs — happens today. A 132,000-square-foot expansion for the Center for Tissue, Innovation and Research in the Miami Valley Research Park will more than double the organization’s footprint and will house 16 new clean rooms for...
You don’t have to leave Butler County for Cincinnati Restaurant Week deals

You don’t have to leave Butler County for Cincinnati Restaurant Week deals

Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week features specials from more than 50 participating restaurants throughout the city. But you don’t have to leave Butler or Warren County to take part — several local restaurants are offering Restaurant Week deals. Those specials include three-course prix fixe menus that range in price from $25 to $35. The week began Monday and continues through Sunday....
SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh in first TV interview repeatedly denies sexual assault accusations

SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh in first TV interview repeatedly denies sexual assault accusations

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is under fire as accusations of sexual misconduct cloud what was expected to be a simple nomination process.   >> Read more trending news  The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to hold a hearing at 10 a.m. ET Thursday, in which a woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers will testify...
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