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Report: Christmas presents stolen from Dayton garage
 A Grinch broke into a Dayton woman’s garage and stole multiple Christmas presents, according to a police report. The woman told police that she noticed the Delphos Avenue home’s garage was partially open around 9:30 a.m. Monday. When she checked the garage, she saw that Christmas presents she was keeping in there were missing...

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A Grinch broke into a Dayton woman’s garage and stole multiple Christmas presents, according to a police report. The woman told police that she noticed the Delphos Avenue home’s garage was partially open around 9:30 a.m. Monday. When she checked the garage, she saw that Christmas presents she was keeping in there were missing...
Miami County Sheriff’s wife fined, loses driving privilege in DUI case
 The final hearing regarding the DUI case involving the wife of Miami County Sheriff Dave Duchak was held Tuesday morning in Miami County Municipal Court.  Sheri L. Duchak, 52, was sentenced to 180 days in jail and fined $1,075. However, Thomas Hanna, a visiting judge from Kettering who presided over case, suspended 87 days with...

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The final hearing regarding the DUI case involving the wife of Miami County Sheriff Dave Duchak was held Tuesday morning in Miami County Municipal Court.  Sheri L. Duchak, 52, was sentenced to 180 days in jail and fined $1,075. However, Thomas Hanna, a visiting judge from Kettering who presided over case, suspended 87 days with...
Firefighters rescue four family pets from Englewood house fire
 Firefighters rescued four family pets from a home after a fire broke out inside the house in Englewood Tuesday afternoon.  Crews reported heavy smoke coming from the home in the 1000 block of Terracewood Drive around 12:20 p.m.  No one was home at the time of the fire, however the family’s two dogs and two cats were rescued...

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Firefighters rescued four family pets from a home after a fire broke out inside the house in Englewood Tuesday afternoon.  Crews reported heavy smoke coming from the home in the 1000 block of Terracewood Drive around 12:20 p.m.  No one was home at the time of the fire, however the family’s two dogs and two cats were rescued...
Men still at large in Piqua Walmart shots-fired incident  
 Two men involved in a shots-fired incident outside a Piqua Walmart Monday afternoon are still at large. Piqua Police Chief Bruce Jamison said that the department is working through tips it has received after asking for the public’s help identifying the two men and vehicles involved in the incident. Anyone who saw the incident or can...

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Two men involved in a shots-fired incident outside a Piqua Walmart Monday afternoon are still at large. Piqua Police Chief Bruce Jamison said that the department is working through tips it has received after asking for the public’s help identifying the two men and vehicles involved in the incident. Anyone who saw the incident or can...
Bitter cold, severe weather: Top 5 weather events of 2018

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It’s been a wild year of weather. Your Storm Center 7 team looked back at the five big weather events of 2018. New year cold: The new year started on a bitter cold note. On Jan. 1 and 2, the Miami Valley dropped below zero. On Jan. 2, a record was broken at Dayton International Airport when temperatures fell to...
Dayton man pleads not guilty in deadly drive-by shooting
 Bond was set at $1 million for a Dayton man accused of killing a woman in a November drive-by shooting on Millicent Avenue. Jayland Redd, 18, pleaded not guilty to a count of murder and four firearm-related charges Tuesday morning. On Nov. 14, La’Peetra Dawson, 37, was sitting on a couch in the Millicent Avenue home when shots were...

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Bond was set at $1 million for a Dayton man accused of killing a woman in a November drive-by shooting on Millicent Avenue. Jayland Redd, 18, pleaded not guilty to a count of murder and four firearm-related charges Tuesday morning. On Nov. 14, La’Peetra Dawson, 37, was sitting on a couch in the Millicent Avenue home when shots were...
Chain-reaction crash sends car into side of Clay Twp. house
 A crash caused a car to hit the side of a Clay Twp. home on Upper Lewisburg Salem Road Tuesday morning.  A car traveling south on Number Nine Road ran a stop sign at the intersection with Upper Lewisburg Salem Road around 8 a.m. and crashed into a car traveling east, according to Clay Twp. police.  The crash caused the first car...

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A crash caused a car to hit the side of a Clay Twp. home on Upper Lewisburg Salem Road Tuesday morning.  A car traveling south on Number Nine Road ran a stop sign at the intersection with Upper Lewisburg Salem Road around 8 a.m. and crashed into a car traveling east, according to Clay Twp. police.  The crash caused the first car...
Cold Cases: Miami Valley murder investigations that remain unsolved in 2018
 Several cold cases throughout the Miami Valley remained unsolved in 2018. WHIO journalists covered all of these unsolved murder investigations when they were first reported, with one case dating back over three decades. Cold Case: Candance Prunty -She was a 26-year old mother of three young sons. While the boys were at school, somebody...

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Several cold cases throughout the Miami Valley remained unsolved in 2018. WHIO journalists covered all of these unsolved murder investigations when they were first reported, with one case dating back over three decades. Cold Case: Candance Prunty -She was a 26-year old mother of three young sons. While the boys were at school, somebody...
Rash of break-ins reported at area gas stations overnight
 Two separate gas stations were broken into early Tuesday morning in Moraine and Riverside. The first incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. after a rock was used to smash the front door window of the Marathon gas station on Dryden Road in Moraine.  It is unknown whether entry was made, nor whether anything was taken. The culprit was last...

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Two separate gas stations were broken into early Tuesday morning in Moraine and Riverside. The first incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. after a rock was used to smash the front door window of the Marathon gas station on Dryden Road in Moraine.  It is unknown whether entry was made, nor whether anything was taken. The culprit was last...
WATCH: ‘Hero’ passenger helps woman suffering seizures on flight to Cincinnati
 A Mason woman said a “hero” helped a passenger suffering from seizures on a United Airlines flight from Houston to Cincinnati Sunday evening. The woman, Amy Hammond, is questioning why the pilot didn’t land the plane so the woman could get medical attention, according to our partners at WCPO. There was not a doctor...

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A Mason woman said a “hero” helped a passenger suffering from seizures on a United Airlines flight from Houston to Cincinnati Sunday evening. The woman, Amy Hammond, is questioning why the pilot didn’t land the plane so the woman could get medical attention, according to our partners at WCPO. There was not a doctor...
Slight warming trend starts today, showers to return by end of week
 Slowly warming up this week 
Sunshine returns 
Showers return towards end of work week  TODAY: Sunshine returns to the Valley today as a bit of a breeze develops to mix out the clouds and fog. It will chilly with highs in the upper 30s. TOMORROW: Starting off in the 20s for the morning. Highs improve to the low 40s for...

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Slowly warming up this week  Sunshine returns  Showers return towards end of work week  TODAY: Sunshine returns to the Valley today as a bit of a breeze develops to mix out the clouds and fog. It will chilly with highs in the upper 30s. TOMORROW: Starting off in the 20s for the morning. Highs improve to the low 40s for...