Richard Wilson

Rich Wilson was inspired to become a reporter after developing an insatiable appetite for literature and newspapers in his early 20s. He covers breaking news throughout the Miami Valley. Wilson graduated from Miami University in 2004 with a degree in English Journalism and a minor in Botany.  Whenever possible, he takes advantage of the excellent fishing opportunities in Southwest Ohio.

Latest from Richard Wilson

Veterinarian ID’d in death investigation at business near Yellow Springs
 The death of Veterinarian Dr. Charles Scott Hosket has impacted the Greene County community he served for several years. The Greene County Coroner’s Office released a statement today identifying Hosket as the victim of what the sheriff’s office is calling a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His body was found Thursday in his office...

Posted: a day ago

The death of Veterinarian Dr. Charles Scott Hosket has impacted the Greene County community he served for several years. The Greene County Coroner’s Office released a statement today identifying Hosket as the victim of what the sheriff’s office is calling a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His body was found Thursday in his office...
Here’s when, where 3 OVI checkpoints will be tonight
 The Ohio State Highway Patrol Xenia Post and the Butler County OVI Task Force have announced the locations and times of three OVI checkpoints that will be held tonight. In Greene County, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Beavercreek and Fairborn police will assist the patrol in checking drivers for sobriety on Colonel Glen Highway...

Posted: a day ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Xenia Post and the Butler County OVI Task Force have announced the locations and times of three OVI checkpoints that will be held tonight. In Greene County, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Beavercreek and Fairborn police will assist the patrol in checking drivers for sobriety on Colonel Glen Highway...
Plans move forward for new mid-priced hotel in Beavercreek
 A rezoning request has been approved by leaders in the city of Beavercreek on plans to build a Holiday Inn Express. City Council approved the rezoning request and the concept plan for 2.4 acres of vacant land that sits on the west side of Esquire Drive, north of the intersection with Lakeview Drive. City leaders have stipulated that the hotel...

Posted: a day ago

A rezoning request has been approved by leaders in the city of Beavercreek on plans to build a Holiday Inn Express. City Council approved the rezoning request and the concept plan for 2.4 acres of vacant land that sits on the west side of Esquire Drive, north of the intersection with Lakeview Drive. City leaders have stipulated that the hotel...
Shooting at vet clinic near Yellow Springs investigated as self-inflicted fatality
 UPDATE @ 8:01 p.m.: The shooting at the Hosket Veterinary Services on Thursday is being investigated as a self-inflicted fatality, Greene County sheriff’s Chief Deputy Mike Brown said. Deputies dispatched about 11:20 a.m. to the business, 4450 U.S. 68 North, found an individual who had suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Chief...

Posted: 2 days ago

UPDATE @ 8:01 p.m.: The shooting at the Hosket Veterinary Services on Thursday is being investigated as a self-inflicted fatality, Greene County sheriff’s Chief Deputy Mike Brown said. Deputies dispatched about 11:20 a.m. to the business, 4450 U.S. 68 North, found an individual who had suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Chief...
Multiple OVI checkpoints planned for Friday night
 At least three sobriety checkpoints are planned for Friday night. The Butler County OVI Task Force will be conducting a checkpoint and the Ohio State Highway Patrol Xenia Post announced they will be conducting two checkpoints in Greene County. The state and federally funded checkpoints are being held “to deter and intercept impaired...

Posted: 2 days ago

At least three sobriety checkpoints are planned for Friday night. The Butler County OVI Task Force will be conducting a checkpoint and the Ohio State Highway Patrol Xenia Post announced they will be conducting two checkpoints in Greene County. The state and federally funded checkpoints are being held “to deter and intercept impaired...
Amid concerns, Oberer shelves plans for new homes in Sugarcreek Twp.
 A builder’s plans for homes on Wilmington-Dayton Road have been shelved after concerns emerged from neighbors and township officials over the potential development’s impact on the region. Oberer Homes has withdrawn a zoning application for 113 homes on 42 acres, with an equal amount of space dedicated to preserving green space...

Posted: 3 days ago

A builder’s plans for homes on Wilmington-Dayton Road have been shelved after concerns emerged from neighbors and township officials over the potential development’s impact on the region. Oberer Homes has withdrawn a zoning application for 113 homes on 42 acres, with an equal amount of space dedicated to preserving green space...
5 things to know: Bellbrook teen facing rape charges
 A Bellbrook teen has denied guilt after being charged in juvenile court with two counts of rape stemming from allegations by two juvenile females.  Here are five things to know about the case  1. Allegations surfaced in January, five days after the alleged incidents occurred at a New Year's party in the basement of a home in Bellbrook...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Bellbrook teen has denied guilt after being charged in juvenile court with two counts of rape stemming from allegations by two juvenile females.  Here are five things to know about the case  1. Allegations surfaced in January, five days after the alleged incidents occurred at a New Year's party in the basement of a home in Bellbrook...
PHOTOS: Beavercreek police seek ID of TV thief
 Beavercreek police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a theft suspect who has been seen in at least three different vehicles.  Police released surveillance photos of the unidentified man who is suspected of stealing multiple TVs from area retailers. Police said the man has been seen in a silver Chevy pickup truck...

Posted: 4 days ago

Beavercreek police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a theft suspect who has been seen in at least three different vehicles.  Police released surveillance photos of the unidentified man who is suspected of stealing multiple TVs from area retailers. Police said the man has been seen in a silver Chevy pickup truck...
Greene County youth intervention plan’s goal ‘to teach them life lessons’
 A new program in Greene County aimed at helping troubled teens make better choices will be provided at the former boys residential treatment center, which was shut down in January and is being renovated. Youths who end up in the juvenile court system may have the opportunity to be diverted into the new intervention program as opposed to other...

Posted: 5 days ago

A new program in Greene County aimed at helping troubled teens make better choices will be provided at the former boys residential treatment center, which was shut down in January and is being renovated. Youths who end up in the juvenile court system may have the opportunity to be diverted into the new intervention program as opposed to other...
Bellbrook teen charged with raping 2 juveniles at holiday party
 A Bellbrook teen has been charged with two counts of rape stemming from allegations that he had sex with two juvenile females at a New Year’s Eve party. The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV obtained records of the investigation using Ohio’s public records laws. The 16-year-old has denied the charges, and the trial is set to happen...

Posted: 5 days ago

A Bellbrook teen has been charged with two counts of rape stemming from allegations that he had sex with two juvenile females at a New Year’s Eve party. The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV obtained records of the investigation using Ohio’s public records laws. The 16-year-old has denied the charges, and the trial is set to happen...