Report accuses drug company of raising prices on drug used to revive overdose victims

A report released Sunday by Sen. Rob Portman accuses a major drug company of taking advantage of the opioid epidemic to dramatically raise the price of a drug used to revive people who have overdosed on opioids. The report charges the pharmaceutical company Kaleo increased the price of the Naloxone drug EVZIO by more than 600 percent by 2016. The report also charges the company encouraged physicians...


Alter, Marion Local, Fort Loramie advance to football state semifinals

Alter, Marion Local, Fort Loramie advance to football state semifinals

Alter, Marion Local and Fort Loramie all won Week 13 regional finals and advanced to this week’s high school football state semifinals. D-III: Alter (12-1) vs. Norwalk (10-3), at Wapakoneta Harmon Field, 7 p.m. Friday. D-VI: Marion Local (12-1) vs. Attica Seneca East (12-1), at Lima Spartan Stadium, 7 p.m. Friday. D-VII: Fort Loramie (12-1) vs. McComb (12-1), at Wapakoneta Harmon Field, 7 p...
Montgomery County court adds cutting-edge technology

Montgomery County court adds cutting-edge technology

Montgomery County has added to its online “technological arsenal” to answer the public’s questions about the county’s court day or night. The innovation, an automated virtual assistant and chatbot, will answer many of the most frequently asked questions received by the Montgomery County Clerk of Courts Office by email and phone. “I truly believe this tool can be used...
Local fire departments hiring more full-time firefighters

Local fire departments hiring more full-time firefighters

Kettering is the latest local community to seek more full-time firefighters, which will cost the city more but is necessary because of an industry-wide decrease in available part-timers. The city is targeting six new full-time firefighter positions and converting one existing position to flex captain. The estimated staffing budgetary increase is more than $800,000. The entry salary is $65,686, with...
Dayton captures Atlantic 10 volleyball tournament title for 13th time

Dayton captures Atlantic 10 volleyball tournament title for 13th time

The Dayton Flyers won the Atlantic 10 Conference volleyball tournament championship Sunday, beating Virginia Commonwealth 18-25, 25-15, 19-25, 25-16 and 15-12 at the Siegel Center in Richmond, Va. Dayton (23-7) avenged a loss to VCU in the 2017 championship game and two losses this season to VCU in the regular season. Dayton won its 13th championship and fourth in the last five years. The Flyers will...
West Carrollton wants land near I-75 for proposed entertainment district

West Carrollton wants land near I-75 for proposed entertainment district

West Carrollton plans to buy more land near Interstate 75 and the Great Miami River for nearly $500,000, expanding its control and development options for an approved entertainment district. The city is looking to buy two small pieces of riverfront property, giving it about five contiguous acres near I-75’s Exit 47 on the Great Miami River. It has nearly 14 more acres across the street, where...
Local tax bills vary as much as $3K for similar households depending on where you live

Local tax bills vary as much as $3K for similar households depending on where you live

A weeklong beach vacation … a year’s worth of car payments … almost a year of community college tuition — at its extreme, that’s the difference local tax burden can make from one community to another in the Dayton area. Local tax bills can vary as much as $3,000 per year for similar middle-class households, significantly affecting family finances, according to a Dayton...

High School Football: State playoffs scoreboard

Region 13 — Girard 43, Hubbard 18 Region 14 — St. Marys Memorial 38, Bellville Clear Fork 7 Region 15 — Newark Licking Valley 30, St. Clairsville 0 Region 16 — Cin. Wyoming 28, London 0 Region 17 — Orrville 43, Akron Manchester 19 Region 18 — Genoa Area vs. Liberty Center Region 19 — Johnstown-Monroe 45, Byesville Meadowbrook 14 Region 20 — Wheelersburg...
Cincinnati Bengals: 5 storylines to watch Sunday vs. Baltimore Ravens

Cincinnati Bengals: 5 storylines to watch Sunday vs. Baltimore Ravens

The Cincinnati Bengals are calling Sunday’s game at Baltimore a potential “make or break” situation. Coming off one of their worst losses in franchise history, the Bengals (5-4) are looking to turn things around before they fall out of AFC playoff contention. They currently remain in position to earn the sixth seed, while the Ravens (4-5) are trying to climb back into the picture...
Ohio State beats Maryland in OT thriller; showdown with Michigan up next

Ohio State beats Maryland in OT thriller; showdown with Michigan up next

Ohio State kept its Big Ten football championship hopes alive by the slimmest of margins Saturday. The Buckeyes needed overtime to beat Maryland 52-51, setting up a game for the Big Ten East title and a berth in the Big Ten championship game when Michigan visits next Saturday. Coach Urban Meyer’s team has a lot to fix before it will be ready for the Wolverines. Here are five things to know about...
Yinger becomes UD’s all-time leading rusher in victory that earns a winning season

Yinger becomes UD’s all-time leading rusher in victory that earns a winning season

Tucker Yinger rushed for 203 yards to become Dayton’s career rushing leader, and the Flyers completed a winning season with a 34-7 win at Jacksonville on Saturday. Jacksonville lost its top two quarterbacks to injuries, and Dayton’s offense was rolling. UD never punted while piling up 447 yards of offense and finishing the season 6-5 Yinger came into the game trailing Connor Kacsor by...
Wright State rolls to easy win over North Florida

Wright State rolls to easy win over North Florida

North Florida knew the scouting report said it had to do everything possible to stop Loudon Love, but the Ospreys had no one who could match up with the 6-foot-8, 270-pound center. Their frontcourt players were all 6-8 or shorter and weighed 223 pounds or less, and they were moved around inside like chess pieces. Love scored 13 of his season-high 20 points in the first half and corralled nine rebounds...
Ohio State outlasts Maryland in wild overtime game

Ohio State outlasts Maryland in wild overtime game

Ohio State kept its Big Ten championship hopes alive by the slimmest of margins Saturday.  The Buckeyes needed overtime to beat Maryland 52-51, setting up a game for the Big Ten East when Michigan visits next Saturday.  The Buckeyes tied the game three times in the fourth quarter, the last when Dwayne Haskins connected with Binjimin Victor from three yards out with :40 left.  Ohio State...
JUST IN: Legendary Dayton pizza restaurant closing for good 

JUST IN: Legendary Dayton pizza restaurant closing for good 

A Dayton classic known for its square-cut pizza, tacos and year-round Christmas lights will closing its doors by the end of the year. El Greco's Pizza Villa, 3976 Salem Ave., said it would close Dec. 22 in a Facebook message to fans this morning. Amber Cash, the restaurant’s manager, said owner Johna Sanchez hopes to find a buyer for the restaurant, which opened in the 1950s or...
Kettering moves to give raises to hundreds of city workers

Kettering moves to give raises to hundreds of city workers

Kettering City Council will vote Nov. 27 on retroactive pay increases for hundreds of union and non-union employees. The 2018 city budget approved last December includes total personnel costs of $51 million. That’s two-thirds of the city’s operating budget. The $51 million included a 2 percent across-the-board pay increase. But the city has recently reached tentative union contracts that...
Dayton school board to vote on $3.3M security camera upgrade

Dayton school board to vote on $3.3M security camera upgrade

Dayton’s school board is expected to approve a $3.3 million contract Tuesday to dramatically improve security camera coverage within its schools. Associate Superintendent Shelia Burton said the changes will eventually increase the number of cameras in all 27 schools while upgrading to newer technology that will provide dramatically clearer images. “The cameras we have now are limited,&rdquo...
Dayton Flyers notes: Cunningham has extra incentive in first game

Dayton Flyers notes: Cunningham has extra incentive in first game

Josh Cunningham made 9 of 10 shots from the field and scored 20 points in the first game of his final season with the Dayton Flyers, showing no rust after missing the first two games with a wrist injury. The redshirt senior forward also had extra incentive to perform well. For the second time in his career, Cunningham’s girlfriend, A’ja Wilson, the 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year who...
An annual competition that involves ‘shooting’ for turkeys returns today

An annual competition that involves ‘shooting’ for turkeys returns today

The Vandalia Recreation Center will host its 34th Annual Turkey Shoot this Saturday in the gymnasium. This is a foul shot basketball competition. The more points you make, the better chance at getting a gift certificate to go toward your Thanksgiving feast. There will be two-member teams with one adult and one child from the same family. Those children that are eight years and younger will shoot at...
Dayton Flyers overcome adversity in victory against Purdue Fort Wayne

Dayton Flyers overcome adversity in victory against Purdue Fort Wayne

Dayton Flyers guard Trey Landers did his best Braxton Miller impression in the first half Friday against Purdue Fort Wayne — one Wayne High School graduate spinning like the other. Miller’s spin move three years ago in an Ohio State football game at Virginia Tech will live forever on social media. The move by Landers in a 91-80 victory against Purdue Fort Wayne didn’t quite...
How some area officers are training for calls involving the mentally ill

How some area officers are training for calls involving the mentally ill

Butler Twp. Police and other local officers are using a training program to better help respond to calls involving people with mental health issues. The program “improves officer safety and helps minimize the amount of time officers spend on mental-disturbance calls,” said Butler Twp. Police Chief John Porter. “And it may save money by diverting mentally ill people from jail into...
Habitat for Humanity tried a different kind of project to service the community

Habitat for Humanity tried a different kind of project to service the community

Habitat for Humanity of Miami and Shelby counties has taken on a remodeling project of its own facilities. The local Habitat chapter is in its fourth year as a two-county program. Its most recent effort was converting its former ReStore home at the East Race Street headquarters in Troy into a Habitat Activity Center, or HAC, along with fashioning an area into a classroom space. The activity center...
Kettering Health Network illuminates hospitals in purple for World Prematurity Day 

Kettering Health Network illuminates hospitals in purple for World Prematurity Day 

Kettering Health Network continues to illuminate its hospitals in purple lights in honor of World Prematurity Day.  Hoping to raise awareness for premature births and how they can be prevented, KHN began shining the lights across the front of the hospital buildings (Kettering, Sycamore, Grandview, Southview, Soin, Greene and Fort Hamilton) Nov. 13. You can see the lights every morning and evening...
How to get $100,000 or more in your 401(k) by your 30s

How to get $100,000 or more in your 401(k) by your 30s

So, you don't even have a clue on how your 401(k) is invested? Really, your motto is set it and forget it?           You're far from alone. For the first time, more than half of all 401(k) accounts, or 50.4 percent, now hold all of their retirement savings in a set-it-and-forget-it target-date fund – a collection of ready-mixed...
Fairborn teenager adds two more city bowling titles

Fairborn teenager adds two more city bowling titles

It started as a simple childhood request and evolved into more than a dozen city titles. “I came home from school one day and told my parents I wanted to go bowling,” Audrey Renner said. “Next thing I knew I was in a Saturday morning league.” Fast forward a little more than a decade and the now 17-year-old has tallied two more city titles as Renner won both the major girls...

High School Football: Friday’s regional finals scores

Football Regional Finals Friday’s Results Division I Region 1 — Lakewood St. Edward 24, Mentor 14 Region 2 — Olentangy Liberty 21, Dublin Coffman 7 Region 3 — Pickerington Central 20, Hilliard Davidson 13 Region 4 — Cin. Colerain 42, Cin. Elder 0 Division II Region 5 — Akron Hoban 52, Maple Heights 6 Region 6 — Avon 37, Tol. Central Catholic 22 Region 7 &mdash...
Alter airs it out to beat Wapakoneta, advances to state semifinals

Alter airs it out to beat Wapakoneta, advances to state semifinals

The Alter High School football team used an unconventional method to win its second regional championship in the last three seasons — its passing game. Knights senior quarterback Connor Bazelak threw for 145 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score as Alter beat Wapakoneta 21-7 to win the Division III, Region 12 championship on Friday night at Piqua High School’s Alexander Stadium...
Football playoffs: Marion Local’s quick start dooms Coldwater

Football playoffs: Marion Local’s quick start dooms Coldwater

The Marion Local and Coldwater football programs are so familiar with each other, it’s a challenge for each of those Midwest Athletic Conference rivals to find an edge. The coaching staffs cemented working relations long ago. That was a given, considering the multiple times both teams played for state championships in the same seasons, although in different divisions. The two rosters are loaded...
What Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh said about Sunday’s matchup vs. Bengals

What Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh said about Sunday’s matchup vs. Bengals

While the Cincinnati Bengals didn’t seem to solve any issues over the bye two weeks ago, history says John Harbaugh will have his Baltimore Ravens ready to go after their bye. Harbaugh is 8-2 in games after the bye during his 10 years with Baltimore, but he’s not certain that is a reason to be confident as the Ravens prepare to host the Bengals in a key AFC North matchup Sunday. He spoke...
Dayton rallies from 8-point deficit in second half to beat Purdue Fort Wayne

Dayton rallies from 8-point deficit in second half to beat Purdue Fort Wayne

The Dayton Flyers pulled away in the last 10 minutes to beat Purdue Fort Wayne 91-80 on Friday at UD Arena, improving to 3-0 with third straight home victory to start the season. Dayton is now 17-17 in the last two seasons under coach Anthony Grant. The Flyers trailed by as many as eight points early in the second half. They went on a 9-0 run starting at the 9:32 mark to take control with a 78-68...
Dayton basketball fans will see complete lineup for the first time Friday

Dayton basketball fans will see complete lineup for the first time Friday

Dayton Flyers redshirt senior forward Josh Cunningham will make his season debut at 7 p.m. Friday against Purdue Fort Wayne at UD Arena. Cunningham missed the first two games against North Florida and Coppin State after suffering a hand injury Nov. 6 in practice. Obi Toppin, a redshirt freshman forward, started for Cunningham in those two games and will remain in the starting lineup Friday. Redshirt...
What’s your hospital’s safety rating? Search latest Leapfrog grades

What’s your hospital’s safety rating? Search latest Leapfrog grades

Local hospitals just received new safety grades from the nonprofit health care watchdog Leapfrog. The Leapfrog ratings come out in the fall and spring each year and are based off of 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data. MORE: Premier doctors will move to new, larger Beavercreek medical center Here’s what each hospital scored in the Dayton metro area, including Montgomery, Greene...
Some Dayton-area hospital safety grades slip

Some Dayton-area hospital safety grades slip

Half of the hospitals in the Dayton metro area saw their safety ratings slip in the latest round of scoring by Leapfrog, a nonprofit health care watchdog. The Leapfrog ratings come out in the fall and spring each year and are based on 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data. Hospitals receive a letter grade between A and F for overall performance and also are graded on for individual...
TIMELINE: Federal investigation into Wright State visa ending

TIMELINE: Federal investigation into Wright State visa ending

A federal investigation into happenings at Wright State University may be coming to an end after more than three years. Today, the Wright State board of trustees unanimously agreed to a non-prosecution agreement over possible immigration-related wrongdoing with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and will pay $1 million. The federal government will not pursue criminal or civil prosecution as part of...
‘Anyone can kill’: Dayton detective Doyle Burke talks Jolynn Ritchie, the microwave baby killer and axe murders in Dayton in podcast

‘Anyone can kill’: Dayton detective Doyle Burke talks Jolynn Ritchie, the microwave baby killer and axe murders in Dayton in podcast

Anyone can kill.  That’s one of the lessons Doyle Burke, a retired Dayton homicide detective, said he took from his 30-year career with the city’s police department.  Burke, now the Warren County coroner’s chief investigator, sat down with “What Had Happened Was” host Amelia Robinson to talk about some of the cold-blooded murders he and his team help...
Ohio State awards bonus and pay hike to president

Ohio State awards bonus and pay hike to president

Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake will get a 2.5 percent pay bump and a $212,242 bonus after trustees gave him his annual review on Friday. His base pay will increase to just over $870,000 a year. His benefits package also includes housing, retirement and deferred compensation, a $50,000 expense budget and $100,000 fringe benefit fund, and eligibility for annual bonuses of up to 25...
Cincinnati Reds talking trade with New York Yankees?

Cincinnati Reds talking trade with New York Yankees?

The Cincinnati Reds have talked to the New York Yankees about a potential trade for starting pitcher Sonny Gray, according to Jon Morosi of mlb.com. Gray, 29, was 11-9 with a 4.90 ERA last season in 23 starts. In 30 appearances, the right-hander struck out 123 and walked 57 in 130 1/3 innings. Gray spent his first five plus seasons with the Oakland A’s. His best seasons came in 2014 and 2015...

One to retire, two positions open in Vandalia

The city of Vandalia is set to hire for two positions. The city will accept applications until Nov. 19 for an assistant to the city manager and one for the finance director. The assistant to the city manager position opens when long time Vandalia employee, Julie Trick, announced retirement effective Jan. 2. The assistant to the finance director, Kevin Baker, accepted a job with Montgomery County....
Love giving Wright State strong play inside

Love giving Wright State strong play inside

As Loudon Love was finishing his post-game interview after a 14-point, 12-rebound effort against Toledo, coach Scott Nagy walked by him in the media room and, without looking up, said loud enough for his center to hear: “Fourteen and 12. I’ll take that every time.” That’s the kind of output the Raiders can usually expect from the preseason first-team All-Horizon League pick...
Wright State vs. North Florida: What to know about Saturday’s game

Wright State vs. North Florida: What to know about Saturday’s game

Who: North Florida (1-2) at Wright State (2-1) When: 3 p.m. Saturday TV: ESPN3 Radio: 106.5-FM Series: Tied 1-1 Coaches: Scott Nagy is 47-23 in his third year at Wright State and 457-263 in 24 years overall. Matthew Driscoll is 148-152 in his 10th year at North Florida. Probable Wright State starters Mark Hughes, 6-4, Sr., G, 8.7 Cole Gentry, 5-10, Jr., G, 16.3 Loudon Love, 6-9, So., F, 15.3 Bill...
Dayton police officer arrested in burglary case, sat on by alleged victim

Dayton police officer arrested in burglary case, sat on by alleged victim

Dayton police officer Torrence E. Laprath was wearing a gray three-piece suit when he was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of burglary after being sat on by a man at a Dayton residence. Laprath, 33, was arrested at 3:25 a.m. Sunday by fellow Dayton officers at a home on Strathaven Drive in northeast Dayton. Laprath was booked into the Montgomery County Jail just after 4 a.m. “Officer...
Dayton Flyers look to clinch winning record in season finale

Dayton Flyers look to clinch winning record in season finale

It’s not the kind of season the Dayton Flyers were hoping for this year, but head coach Rick Chamberlin is a “glass half-full” guy as his team closes out the 2018 campaign at Jacksonville on Saturday. “We played well the last couple of weeks and hopefully we can finish up with a winning record,” Chamberlin said. “We have battled, that’s what I really appreciate...
Area players, coaches earn top Southwest District football honors

Area players, coaches earn top Southwest District football honors

Nine area players and four area coaches have been selected for top All-Southwest District high school football honors. Selected as offensive players of the year in their respective divisions were Fenwick senior running back Jack Fessler (Division III), Anna junior running back Riley Huelskamp (D-V), Mechanicsburg senior running back Joey Mascadri (D-VI) and Lehman Catholic senior quarterback Elliott...
Wright State settles 3-year federal visa investigation for $1M

Wright State settles 3-year federal visa investigation for $1M

After more than three years, Wright State University’s board of trustees agreed Friday to settle a federal investigation into H-1B visa misuse by the school for $1 million. The U.S. Attorney’s Office will not pursue civil or criminal prosecution and for its part Wright State has agreed to pay $1 million in three installments over the next two years and has agreed to cooperate in any additional...
Health system, which owns Premier Health stake, close to mega-merger

Health system, which owns Premier Health stake, close to mega-merger

Catholic Health Initiatives, which owns a 22 percent stake in Dayton’s Premier Health, is changing its name and close to completing a merger with another large hospital system. CHI and Dignity Health’s merger will create a $28.4 billion health care system, which will be the nation’s largest nonprofit hospital company by revenue. The two announced this week that the merger should...
Newest Dayton recruit will bring ‘size and physicality’ to roster

Newest Dayton recruit will bring ‘size and physicality’ to roster

Moulaye Sissoko made it official Thursday, one day after the start of the early signing period, signing a national letter of intent with the Dayton Flyers. Sissoko, a 6-foot-10 forward from Mali in West Africa, attends Lincoln Academy in Suwanee, Ga. He signed his letter in a ceremony at the school. In seven games this season, he has averaged 15.4 points and 10.6 rebounds. “The reason why I...
Body of missing North Carolina teacher recovered in Mexico

Body of missing North Carolina teacher recovered in Mexico

The body of a missing North Carolina teacher, who disappeared while hiking in Mexico, has been recovered, according to a Facebook page that was dedicated to the search for Patrick Braxton-Andrew. >> Read more trending news  "It is with a sense of relief that we are able to confirm that Patrick's body has been recovered and we will be able to bring him home soon," the post said...
Train derailment forces town to evacuate, damages state highway

Train derailment forces town to evacuate, damages state highway

A train derailed south of Macon, Georgia, forcing residents in one town to evacuate.  >> Read more trending news  The train went of the CSX line and onto Georgia 90 near Byromville around 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Residents within a half mile of the crash were evacuated because some of the cars were pressurized propane cars.  Dramatic photos at the scene showed cars piled on...
Ted Turner sings at his 80th birthday party, says ‘still working’ on world

Ted Turner sings at his 80th birthday party, says ‘still working’ on world

Ted Turner, who told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he is “still working” on making the world a better place, serenaded a crowd at his 80th birthday party in Atlanta on Saturday. The CNN founder, philanthropist and former media and sports mogul — whose birthday is actually on Monday — crooned on stage to prominent and not-so-prominent well-wishers representing much of...
In rare admission, Trump says he regrets missing Veterans Day services at Arlington

In rare admission, Trump says he regrets missing Veterans Day services at Arlington

In a rare admission of fault, President Donald Trump said on “Fox News Sunday” that he made a mistake and regretted missing the Veterans Day services at Arlington National Cemetery last week. >> Read more trending news    “I should have done that. I was extremely busy on calls for the country. We did a lot of calling,” Trump told host Chris Wallace, who...
Juvenile taken to hospital after shooting in Harrison Twp.

Juvenile taken to hospital after shooting in Harrison Twp.

Officials are investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday night in Northland Village Apartments that left one juvenile injured. Crews were dispatched around 6:50 p.m. to the 1900 block of Palisades Drive on reports of gunshots heard, according to Montgomery County Regional dispatch. The victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital then transported to Miami Valley Hospital. We are working to...
Kim Porter’s oldest son Quincy Brown posts moving tribute on his mother’s death

Kim Porter’s oldest son Quincy Brown posts moving tribute on his mother’s death

Kim Porter’s oldest son, Quincy Taylor Brown, broke his silence Sunday on his mother’s death last week, posting a tribute on Instagram to the 47-year-old former model and longtime girlfriend of music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs. >> Read more trending news   "I am broken ... & the only thing that makes sense right now is that you were way too good for this...
Still no sign of kidnapped North Carolina teen as FBI continues search

Still no sign of kidnapped North Carolina teen as FBI continues search

The FBI and other police agencies are continuing their search to find a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park. >> Read more trending news  The FBI said Saturday that agents are conducting searches on foot and using drones as part of the search for Hania Noelia Aguilar. Relatives say the eighth-grader went outside last week to start a relative's SUV to prepare...
Good Samaritans, Coast Guard rescue 15 people from tilted liftboat

Good Samaritans, Coast Guard rescue 15 people from tilted liftboat

A good Samaritan vessel and the Coast Guard helped rescue 15 people from a tilted liftboat Sunday. >> Read more trending news  The good Samaritan vessel, the Starfleet Guardian, brought six people aboard, while the Coast Guard crew from Station Grand Isle rescued the other nine people, WBRZ reported.  The liftboat reported control issues after a power loss, tilted to a 45 degree...
7 of 10 most stressed states in country are in the South; where do you rank?

7 of 10 most stressed states in country are in the South; where do you rank?

Your commute is too long. Your mortgage or rent is too high. You’re stressed. >> Read more trending news  Welcome to Georgia. A new analysis and ranking by Zippia, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey for 2012-2016, puts Georgia as the No. 2 most stressed state in the country. Being stressed out is nothing new to Georgians, though...
‘Malcolm in the Middle’ star Frankie Muniz 5-story brownstone destroyed by cat

‘Malcolm in the Middle’ star Frankie Muniz 5-story brownstone destroyed by cat

“Malcolm in the Middle” star Frankie Muniz didn’t lose his home in the California wildfires like other celebrities did. It was his cat that inadvertently destroyed the actor’s five-story brownstone. >> Read more trending news  Muniz left for a trip to France to attend his uncle’s funeral, and when he returned, he found four stories home under 3 feet of water...
AAA recommends car care before Thanksgiving travel

AAA recommends car care before Thanksgiving travel

AAA suggests motorist get their cars checked out and tuned up before Thanksgiving holiday travel to avoid finding themselves stranded, according to a release. "AAA recommends motorists use a simple checklist to determine their vehicle's fall and winter maintenance needs," said AAA Tire & Auto Manager Jon Bucher. "Many of the items on the list can be inspected by a car owner in less...
Pedestrians fatally struck by Christmas-themed train

Pedestrians fatally struck by Christmas-themed train

Two pedestrians were struck and killed by a Christmas-themed train in Wareham, according to Massachusetts State Police. >> Read more trending news  Police and emergency workers responded to the scene at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday to discover two people had died near 72 Minot Avenue after being hit by the train. According to the Plymouth County District Attorney's office, the preliminary investigation...
Troy Girl Scout troops pick-up trash in honor of 3 Girl Scouts killed in Wisconsin

Troy Girl Scout troops pick-up trash in honor of 3 Girl Scouts killed in Wisconsin

Several Girl Scout Troops spent Sunday afternoon outdoors picking up trash around Cookson Elementary School and Campbell Park, according to News Center 7's Northern Bureau Chief Steve Baker.  This was done in memory of the three Girl Scouts that were killed earlier this month by a pick-up truck while they were picking up roadside trash in Wisconsin.  “At this age especially to...
After 73 years, World War II veteran receives medals

After 73 years, World War II veteran receives medals

On Nov. 11, World War II veteran Earl Bailey received ribbons and medals he had earned during his service but never received. The long-overdue medals ceremony for Bailey took place at his church, Tri County Assembly Church in Fairfield, on Veterans Day. Bailey’s grandson and daughter concocted a surprise party with the help of a local lawmaker, who interceded to help get Bailey’s medals...
Diddy remembers 'soulmate' Kim Porter in Instagram post

Diddy remembers 'soulmate' Kim Porter in Instagram post

Diddy is publicly speaking about the death of Kim Porter, his on-again, off-again girlfriend of 13 years and the mother of his three children, for the first time. Porter was found dead in her Los Angeles home Thursday at age 47. >> Read more trending news  “For the last three days I’ve been trying to wake up out of this nightmare. But I haven’t,” Diddy wrote in an...
Toyota offers to replace man’s truck burned by California wildfires

Toyota offers to replace man’s truck burned by California wildfires

A nurse used his Toyota Tundra to evacuate patients from the California wildfires at the intensive care unit he oversees.  >> Read more trending news  While Allyn Pierce was able to help get himself and others to safety, the truck, nicknamed “The Pandra” was not as fortunate. The fire’s heat welded the rear doors shut, the light covers were partially melted and the...
Book sold after 28 years at independent bookstore

Book sold after 28 years at independent bookstore

After spending nearly 30 years on the shelf of an independent bookstore, a book has a home. According to a tweet from Broadhurst Bookshop in Southport, England, the book was sold on Saturday after having been in the store since 1991. >> Read more trending news  >> Need something to lift your spirits? Read more uplifting news  “I have just sold a book that...
Medical practice spends millions to buy, remodel Liberty Twp. building

Medical practice spends millions to buy, remodel Liberty Twp. building

A Butler County office building that underwent a more than $1 million renovation recently reopened as Liberty Endoscopy Center. The project at 7354 Liberty One Drive in Liberty Twp. is the third location of Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute, the largest independent gastroenterology group in Southwest Ohio. The practice focuses on the study and treatment of intestinal diseases and diseases...
Florida officers escorting Santa bust theft ring

Florida officers escorting Santa bust theft ring

Two Daytona Beach police officers escorting Mr. and Mrs. Claus to a tree lighting ceremony broke up a major theft ring in the parking lot Saturday night, the Police Department said.  >> Read more trending news  Officers Joe Evans and Courtney Wooleyhan were returning to duty, after escorting Santa and Mrs. Claus to the Tanger Outlets tree lighting, when they saw two men stealing...
Tennessee man arrested, charged with raping 16-month-old, officials say

Tennessee man arrested, charged with raping 16-month-old, officials say

A man investigators said raped a 16-month-old child has been taken into custody, officials said Sunday. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations, Simon Porter, 33, has been located and captured in Scottsboro, Alabama. Porter was arrested and charged with aggravated rape.
Stacey Abrams tells Hollywood not to boycott Georgia after Bryan Kemp wins governor's race

Stacey Abrams tells Hollywood not to boycott Georgia after Bryan Kemp wins governor's race

With several celebrities posting on social media that they plan to boycott Georgia after Brian Kemp won the gubernatorial race, his former rival Stacey Abrams implored them not to do so. >> Read more trending news  In a tweet Saturday evening, she wrote, “I appreciate the calls to action, but I ask all of our entertainment industry friends to support #FairFightGA - but please...
Join Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. at Dayton church service tonight

Join Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. at Dayton church service tonight

The Eulogist at Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be attending the 5:30 p.m. service Sunday night at a Dayton church. The Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. will be the guest speaker at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 2262 N. Gettysburg Ave., for Men’s Day, according to a release.  The service will also feature a men’s chorus led by Rev. Samuel N. Winston, Jr., pastor of Mt. Calvary...
$1.1M roundabout planned at Xenia intersection

$1.1M roundabout planned at Xenia intersection

Roundabouts are becoming a popular alternative to traffic lights at intersections, and plans are underway to install one at a wide four-way stop in a neighborhood northeast of downtown Xenia. The city of Xenia and the Ohio Department of Transportation are working on the final details of the plan for a roundabout to be installed at North Columbus (U.S. 42) and East Church streets. MORE: Beavercreek...
Investigators find rocket launcher, pipe bombs during raid on Florida white supremacist gangs

Investigators find rocket launcher, pipe bombs during raid on Florida white supremacist gangs

Investigators seized 110 illegal weapons, including a rocket launcher and two functional pipe bombs and several pounds of drugs, and indicted 39 members or associates of Florida white supremacist gangs, the U.S. attorney’s office said Thursday. >> Read more trending news  The three-year investigation, dubbed “Operation Blackjack,” snared members of the Unforgiven ...
Sen. Brown: Democrats can win Ohio in 2020 if focus is on workers

Sen. Brown: Democrats can win Ohio in 2020 if focus is on workers

Sen. Sherrod Brown said a Democratic presidential candidate can win Ohio in 2020 if he or she focuses on middle-class people who work hard but “never get ahead” and do not “have the kind of retirement security they should.” Although Brown said he has not decided whether he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, he insisted during an interview Sunday on “NBC&rsquo...
Report: Browns could interview Condoleezza Rice for head coach job

Report: Browns could interview Condoleezza Rice for head coach job

The Cleveland Browns would like to interview former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to fill the team’s head-coaching job, ESPN reported Sunday citing an anonymous source. John Dorsey, the Browns general manager, said last week the team was open to hiring a woman as head coach, ESPN reported. Rice, who grew up in Alabama, is a longtime Browns fan, even appearing in the team&rsquo...
Florida woman forces girl, 13, to walk naked down street

Florida woman forces girl, 13, to walk naked down street

A 34-year-old woman forced a teenage girl to walk naked down a Florida road Thursday as punishment, investigators said. >> Read more trending news  Rosalie Contreras drove the 13-year-old girl to a remote location around 4 p.m. She then made the girl get out of the car, disrobe and walk naked and barefoot down the road as Contreras followed behind her, the Tampa Bay Times reported...
Police looking for man who punched 63-year-old woman on New York subway

Police looking for man who punched 63-year-old woman on New York subway

Police in New York are looking for a man after a 63-year-old woman said he punched her in the face on the subway because she asked him to move his bag so she could sit down. Authorities said the incident happened at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 4. WPIX reported that the woman, who is 63, said she was on the train headed to work. She said the punch knocked her to the floor. >> Read more trending news ...
Police investigating body found in roadway as homicide

Police investigating body found in roadway as homicide

Middletown police are investigating the death of a man found in the roadway early this morning as a homicide, according to Lt. Scott Reeve. The man was found dead about 12:30 a.m. in a residential community at Lefferson Road and Sheffield Street. There are no arrests, according to Reeve, who declined to release more details. Identification will be released after autopsy at the Butler County Coroner&rsquo...
Springfield residents shocked after man is trapped inside truck for hours after crash

Springfield residents shocked after man is trapped inside truck for hours after crash

A man flipped over a bridge off W. County Line Road and crashed into the ground upside down Saturday night around 11:30 p.m., but wasn’t rescued until a passerby noticed him around 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning. News Center 7’s Malik Perkins was in Springfield Sunday morning with what residents had to say about the man being trapped for eight hours. “That is horrible. I can’t imagine...
Columbus woman arrested on Live PD as porn blares in background

Columbus woman arrested on Live PD as porn blares in background

A Columbus woman was arrested on live television Friday by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, according to WBNS. The sheriff's office was featured on A&E's 'Live PD', a show that features law enforcement agencies across the country during their shifts.  During the show, deputies served a warrant for 23-year-old Storm Wisener. She was wanted on warrants related to misdemeanor theft charges...
Hamilton rising: Residents give city high marks in survey

Hamilton rising: Residents give city high marks in survey

Hamilton residents this decade say they have seen significant improvement to the city’s economy, as well as recreation and wellness, the National Citizen Survey, last conducted in Hamilton during 2017, found. The city’s results in those areas were so significant — eclipsing improvements among about 100 other communities that conducted the survey — that the city received two...
Tyler Perry announces tour dates for Madea farewell stage play

Tyler Perry announces tour dates for Madea farewell stage play

Last month, Tyler Perry announced he would be saying goodbye to his beloved Madea character, and now, he’s revealed dates for her final performances.  “Madea’s Farewell Play Tour,” which will kick off next year in January, marks the filmmaker’s 21st play and the end of the Madea franchise.  “I just don’t want to be her age [still] playing her...
'SNL': Steve Carell, 'Office' co-stars reunite, troll fans during opening monologue

'SNL': Steve Carell, 'Office' co-stars reunite, troll fans during opening monologue

Want a reboot of "The Office"? Looks like you'll have to keep on waiting. Actor Steve Carell, who played Michael Scott on the popular NBC sitcom, hosted this week's "Saturday Night Live" – and managed to both treat and hilariously troll fans with a mini-cast reunion during his opening monologue. I am so excited to be back here tonight," Carell began. "It's been...
How Amazon’s explosive U.S. growth is producing thousands of jobs in Ohio

How Amazon’s explosive U.S. growth is producing thousands of jobs in Ohio

Amazon is growing at breakneck speed across the nation and in Ohio, where it has created 6,000 jobs in the past seven years and has commitments to add 5,500 more employees. Last week, the online giant said it would open a package-sorting “air gateway” at Wilmington Air Park, an airport 40 minutes southeast of Dayton that was decimated in the past decade when cargo carrier DHL announced...
Fog develop overnight, showers/some snow to start work week

Fog develop overnight, showers/some snow to start work week

Fog developing overnight Showers (and some snow) to kick off the work week Drying out/nice weather for Thanksgiving Tonight: Fog developing throughout the overnight hours and into tomorrow morning. Cloudy with a slight chance for a few rain showers (snow showers to the north.) The chance for a rain/snow mix increasing towards sunrise. Low temperatures falling into the mid 30s. Monday: AM...
Joe Biden adopts rescue dog, a German shepherd named Major

Joe Biden adopts rescue dog, a German shepherd named Major

There's a new addition to the Biden family. According to the Delaware News Journal, former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, adopted a rescue dog Saturday from the Delaware Humane Association after fostering the pooch, a young German shepherd named Major, for eight months. >> Need something to lift your spirits? Read more uplifting news  Major will join the Bidens' other German...
Low-carb diets can help keep the weight off, study says

Low-carb diets can help keep the weight off, study says

There are several diets that promote weight loss, including low-carb plans. Now experts have more evidence to prove they work, according to a new report.  Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital recently conducted a small study, published in the British Medical Journal, to determine the link between weight loss maintenance and carbohydrates.  For the first...
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