Springfield dedicates officer to help overdose victims find treatment

The Springfield Police Division is taking new approach to tackling the area’s opioid epidemic — an officer dedicated to working with people who overdose. The police division received funding from the Ohio Attorney General’s office for an officer devoted to the drug crisis, as well as a $100,000 grant to develop a response team to assist overdose survivors. The grants were used to...


Stanford students protest school, Brock Turner case

Stanford students protest school, Brock Turner case

Students of Stanford University protested the school in connection with the Brock Turner case for the way the school planned to honor the woman he assaulted in 2015. The group of student protesters read passages from a letter written by the woman known as “Emily Doe” to the court Friday.  “You took away my worth, my privacy, my energy, my time, my safety.” A plaque...
Dry time to start the week

Dry time to start the week

Flood advisory until 3:15 p.m. for the following counties: Clinton, Champaign, Clark, Greene, Montgomery and Warren Mostly cloudy skies becoming partly cloudy are expected this afternoon. It will be a dry day with highs in the upper 40s. Some spots may get into the lower 50s. It will also be breezy with winds gusting over 25 miles per hour at times. Streams, creeks and rivers may still rise through...
High water blocks some roads; troopers urge driver safety

High water blocks some roads; troopers urge driver safety

Heavy rains made for tough driving conditions Saturday, but high water remains a concern through the weekend. Lower lying and more rural roads are at a greater risk of flooding, such as Ohio 68 in Beavercreek, and Ohio 725, which is closed until further notice between Peniwit and Lower Bellbrook roads. “We just want motorists to take a little extra time in planning where they want to go,&rdquo...
Student of the Week Tecumseh High School

Student of the Week Tecumseh High School

Name: Merrill Cline School: Tecumseh High School Grade: 12 Age: 17 Extra-curricular: AFJROTC Community Service and Drill Team, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Cross Country, Musical, Rotary Speech Contest, Grace Lutheran Church Youth Group, Sailing Claim to fame/honors: OH-881 AFJROTC Squadron Commander, Inspection Team Commander, Cadet of the Year 2017, Rotary Speech Contest 1st place local level, Optimist...
Athlete of the Week Tecumseh High School

Athlete of the Week Tecumseh High School

Name: Mitchell Foland School: Tecumseh High School Grade: 12 Sports: Soccer and Tennis Claim to fame/honors: Tennis: 1st team all conference, sectional runner up and district qualifier; Soccer: 1st team all conference Words you live by: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Toughest opponent: Troy Biggest influence: My dad Game-day rituals: Listen to music and have fun...
Woman dies as tornado hits Kentucky home; first tornado fatality of 2018

Woman dies as tornado hits Kentucky home; first tornado fatality of 2018

A woman was killed and her husband injured Saturday afternoon when a possible tornado struck their home on Dot Road in southern Logan County, WHOP AM/FM radio in Hopkinsville, Ky., reported. The tornado entered Logan County around 3:45 p.m. from Robertson County, Tennessee. The woman’s name was not released. Her death marks the first of 2018 during a tornado.
Kasich declares emergency over Ohio flooding

Kasich declares emergency over Ohio flooding

Gov. John Kasich issued an emergency declaration today for 17 counties in southern and eastern Ohio affected by flooding amid continued downpours. The  emergency declaration allows the governor to use state resources, including activating the National Guard. Counties affected are Adams, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Clermont, Columbiana, Gallia, Hamilton, Hocking, Jackson, Jefferson...
Hundreds join annual heart walk at Upper Valley Mall

Hundreds join annual heart walk at Upper Valley Mall

More than 300 people, mostly in red, participated in the annual Clark and Champaign Counties Heart Walk today at the Upper Valley Mall. The local walk joins efforts by the American Heart Association to fight heart disease and stroke. The annual event also featured vendor booths and a health fair, and was sponsored by Springfield Regional Medical Center.
Here comes more rain: Severe weather with strong winds, flooding possible

Here comes more rain: Severe weather with strong winds, flooding possible

The Miami Valley region is under a flood watch until 10 a.m. Sunday, and strong winds are possible that could down trees and knock out power to local residents. A good chunk of the region has a “marginal risk” for severe weather, including near U.S. 36 north of Troy and the area stretching from the city of Dayton to Xenia and Springfield, said McCall Vrydaghs, WHIO-TV meteorologist. &ldquo...
Veterans Memorial Park in Springfield makes progress on $450K upgrades

Veterans Memorial Park in Springfield makes progress on $450K upgrades

A recent donation from a Springfield group is helping Veterans Memorial Park’s progress in 2018. The overall cost to make improvements at Veterans Memorial Park is an estimated $450,000 and about $380,000 remains to be raised based on contractors. RELATED: Veterans Memorial Park to receive $400,000 upgrade “The donation makes a huge impact on our fundraising effort and allows us to move...
Springfield urges use of licensed contractors after complaints

Springfield urges use of licensed contractors after complaints

The city of Springfield urges residents to use reliable, licensed contractors after receiving complaints about unlicensed businesses advertising on social media. Within the past week, a number of posts on Facebook Marketplace were posted about furnaces and air conditioning sales and installation services in Springfield, said Shannon Meadows, the city’s community development director. READ MORE...
City reviews sale for potential downtown farmers market

City reviews sale for potential downtown farmers market

A historic building in downtown Springfield may become the new indoor, retail space for a farmer’s market. Springfield city commissioners have submitted a 14-day ordinance to approve the sale of Myers Market, at 101 South Fountain Avenue, to SpringForward for $100,000 according to a request for commission action by Assistant City Manager and Director of Economic Development Tom Frazen. RELATED...
Stafford: After 20 years, Springfield woman has prayers answered

Stafford: After 20 years, Springfield woman has prayers answered

In an interview last June after she was honored by the Springfield Foundation’s African-American Community Family of Funds, Springfield Realtor Lula Cosby told News-Sun columnist Tom Stafford she’d considered writing her life’s story down but hadn’t because it seemed too much like Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” She doubted that anyone would...
Marsy’s Law could be problematic for Clark County judicial system

Marsy’s Law could be problematic for Clark County judicial system

A new statewide law approved by voters last year providing more rights to victims of crimes may have an impact on the local court system, Clark County officials said. MORE: Ohio may crack down on prostitution to fight opioid crisis The new law, which came into effect on Feb. 5, gives victims or anyone harmed by a crime the right to receive notifications, give input in court proceedings and receive...
Ohio EPA orders Dayton to take action on groundwater concerns

Ohio EPA orders Dayton to take action on groundwater concerns

The Ohio EPA and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base only learned this month that test results showed the city of Dayton’s firefighter training center on McFadden Avenue was a potential source of groundwater contamination, state and base officials say. The disclosure comes as the city is trying to pressure Wright-Patterson to act more quickly on preventing contamination to city water supplies. Dayton...
Greenon to host public forum for new school building Feb. 26

Greenon to host public forum for new school building Feb. 26

Greenon Local Schools will host another community forum to hear residents’ opinions about what they want to see in the district’s new $50 million school. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Indian Valley Intermediate School. The forum will allow residents to get updates on the current progress for the new school and will be a place for them to “ask questions...
Heavy rain moves out but flood alerts continue

Heavy rain moves out but flood alerts continue

The heavy rain threat will come to an end overnight as the storm system moves to our east, but a few lingering showers will be possible through daybreak Sunday, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Temperatures will be steady in the middle to upper 40s overnight. Flash Flood Warning until 2:15 a.m. Sunday for part of Warren County Flood Watch until 10 a.m. Sunday for entire region Flood...
Ohio investigators test evidence from 14,000 backlogged rape kits

Ohio investigators test evidence from 14,000 backlogged rape kits

Nearly 14,000 rape kits were tested by the State Crime Lab after State investigators proposed they would seven years ago. The kits provided thousands of pieces of evidence that could lead to suspects but it was difficult to keep up with them all, state leaders said. New rules went into place in reviewing the kits for evidence to ensure a backlog like this doesn’t happen again, according to state...
Check for recall announcements for golf carts, pots, candles & more

Check for recall announcements for golf carts, pots, candles & more

A kettle, fire pit, bleeding candles and golf carts are among the new recalls announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission: The handles on some Whirlpool KitchenAid electric kettles could come loose and cause the liquid inside to burn you.  There are three reports of minor burns and a total of 79 reports of the handles separating.  OTHER LOCAL NEWS: Student named people he wanted...
Weekend to bring more rain, threat for strong storms

Weekend to bring more rain, threat for strong storms

While much of the area is getting a break from steady rain Friday night, another wave will arrive toward daybreak. Storm Center 7 meteorologists have been tracking multiple rounds of rain since Wednesday with several more to go. Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said the heaviest rain will arrive late Saturday. “We’ll likely see steady rain pick up Saturday morning with a break in the...
Autistic boy reported missing north of Logan County is found deceased 

Autistic boy reported missing north of Logan County is found deceased 

An extensive search began following the report just after 3 p.m. Friday that a 13-year-old autistic boy was missing from his home on Township Road 55 near Ada, Ohio, according to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. Samuel Rowold was identified as non-verbal and believed to be wearing only a T-shirt and sweatpants and was shoeless when he went missing, deputies said. Divers discovered his body...
Envelope with white powder sent to Sen. Portman’s office

Envelope with white powder sent to Sen. Portman’s office

Hazmat crews are testing white powder that was on an envelope received at U.S. Senator Rob Portman’s office in Columbus on Friday, according to 10TV . RELATED: Vanessa Trump taken to hospital after white powder scare Crews were called to 37 West Broad Street in downtown Columbus just before 4.p.m. Friday. Battalion Chief Steve Martin said the incident remains under investigation at this time...
Mercy Health merger: Facts and figures to know about the company

Mercy Health merger: Facts and figures to know about the company

Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest employers in the state, has announced it intends to merge with Bon Secours Health System, an East Coast-based health network. The merger will create one of largest health networks in the nation when the deal is finalized. Here are facts and figures about the company to keep in mind as this story develops. » DETAILS: Springfield&rsquo...
Teen accused in Springfield school threat makes court appearance

Teen accused in Springfield school threat makes court appearance

The Springfield High School student charged in connection with a school threat that caused local schools and schools across the country to take safety precautions made her first court appearance Friday. The 17-year-old junior stood before Clark County Juvenile Court Judge Robert Vaughn and cried as the judge told her she was being charged with inducing panic, a felony in the second degree. READ: Springfield-Clark...
Mardi Gras madness: Crawfish boil coming to O’Conners in Springfield

Mardi Gras madness: Crawfish boil coming to O’Conners in Springfield

Enthusiasm is boiling over as this Irish pub’s yearly Cajun transformation is coming. O’Conners Irish Pub will celebrate the spirit of Mardi Gras with its annual crawfish boil on Saturday, March 3. Participation is by pre-order only and tickets cost $20 each and will be available through Saturday, Feb. 24. Tina Ramsey, co-owner of O’Conners with husband Joe, said this is one of the...
Gov. John Kasich wants group to act on gun issues by next week

Gov. John Kasich wants group to act on gun issues by next week

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said he is hoping that a group he’s convened to find solutions to gun violence in the state will be able to deliver something by the end of business next week to the Ohio General Assembly. Kasich, in Washington, D.C. for a meeting of the National Governors Association, declined to lay out what the group is considering, but said they’ve reached agreements on four different...
Wright State: University can overcome $6M in surprise costs

Wright State: University can overcome $6M in surprise costs

Wright State University is facing a new hurdle in its attempt to stick to its budget for the first time since 2011, but school leaders believe they can still reach their targets. Members of the school’s board of trustees were told Friday that WSU has gone $6 million over budget on employee health benefits this fiscal year. It marks at least the third time in the last year that an unexpected...
School shooting: Judge rules interrogation of accused teen can be used in court

School shooting: Judge rules interrogation of accused teen can be used in court

An interrogation of the West Liberty-Salem High School shooting suspect can be used against him in court, a Champaign County judge ruled. Ely Serna, who was 17 years old when he allegedly brought a shotgun into the school and fired multiple times in 2017, could understand his rights and willingly waived them before speaking with Champaign County Sheriff’s Office Det. Glenn Kemp, Champaign County...
Ohio may crack down on prostitution to fight opioid crisis

Ohio may crack down on prostitution to fight opioid crisis

Ohio may increase the penalties on people who solicit prostitutes in an effort to fight the state’s opioid crisis. A bill proposed would increase the penalty from a third-degree to a first-degree misdemeanor. Those convicted could face up to 180 days in jail. Currently the penalty is up to 60 days. RELATED: Damage from opioid crisis tops $1 trillion The bill was introduced by Rep. Adam Miller...
Speedway fuel leak has Springfield road closed

Speedway fuel leak has Springfield road closed

About 300 gallons of gasoline were spilled today in Springfield.  This happened around noon at Speedway on Derr Road.  Capt. Brian Wirth, Springfield fire, said a tanker truck filling up tanks for Speedway somehow spilled 300 gallons of gasoline. Some of the fluid went into a storm drain. Wirth said the EPA and a clean up contractor is on the way.  The gas station is closed for now...
New Springfield art exhibit offers fresh look at everyday life

New Springfield art exhibit offers fresh look at everyday life

When viewing the works of artist Christopher Burk from a certain distance the first time, you may ponder if it’s paint or photography on display. The answer is oil or gouache paint the Columbus-based artist has used to capture urban scenes from his city — designed to make viewers see things they pass by without notice in a new way. “Christopher Burk: Illuminating the Everyday&rdquo...
New jobs, new stores and closings rocked local retail this week

New jobs, new stores and closings rocked local retail this week

Consumers are spending big in 2018. An improving economy kept January retail sales nearly as good as the holiday season’s strong showing. The National Retail Federation announced sales increased 5.4 percent in January compared to last year at the same time. READ MORE Bon-Ton Stores Inc., parent company of Elder-Beerman, is starting going-out-of-business sales at some of its store this week...
Kasich, other governors announce health care reform plan

Kasich, other governors announce health care reform plan

The national conversation may be centered on guns and immigration, but on Friday, a bipartisan group of governors that includes Ohio Gov. John Kasich tried to focus the nation’s attention, once again, on health care. The group, which also includes Democrat Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado and independent Bill Walker of Alaska, in D.C. for a meeting of the National Governors Association, released...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Joseph Adkins, 61, of London, OVI, guilty, 53 days jail with 50 days suspended, three days credit for time served for driver’s intervention program, 12 months probation, 12 months driver’s license suspension, fined $375. Bryan L. Arnold, 28, of 1571 Lexington Ave., domestic violence, dismissed - prosecutor request. Thomas Bray, 44, of East Liberty, domestic...
Northwestern Superintendent: Threat against school not as it seems

Northwestern Superintendent: Threat against school not as it seems

Update: 12:15 p.m. Northwestern School superintendent Jesse Steiner said the student who made an online post that was perceived to have threatened the school did not mean to. READ: Springfield student arrested in Facebook threat: 4 things to know Steiner said the online post was taken out of context, and the student did not intend to harm anyone. “At no point was anybody in danger,” Steiner...
Take our poll: Would you vote for a levy to pay for school security?

Take our poll: Would you vote for a levy to pay for school security?

After 17 people died in a high school shooting in Florida, one Ohio mayor wants school leaders to consider using the ballot box to improve school safety. WOIO-TV reports Streetsboro Mayor Glenn Broska in a Facebook post reacting to last week’s Parkland, Florida, school shooting says the Streetsboro schools should either “find” money to pay for armed security guards or put a...
3 things to know about Dayton, Wright-Patt and drinking water

3 things to know about Dayton, Wright-Patt and drinking water

Dayton city leaders said this week they’re concerned about two potential threats to well fields along the Mad River from firefighting foam contaminants. One potential source of contamination is at the city’s firefighting training center on McFadden near the Tait’s Hill well field. The other potential source of contamination is from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where a tainted...
‘Bad Art’ is good for Champaign County Arts Council

‘Bad Art’ is good for Champaign County Arts Council

URBANA — If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, “Bad Art by Good People” can surprise when non-artists contribute works for a good cause. Voting is underway for Champaign County Arts Council’s seventh annual fundraiser, with 14 local non-artists and one high-profile celebrity contributing works. A dinner and art auction for the pieces will be 6-10 p.m. Friday, March 2 at...
Kroger exec: No plans for downtown Dayton store right now

Kroger exec: No plans for downtown Dayton store right now

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods has waged a full-out war between grocers — signifying an upcoming transformation of the grocery shopping game in major markets across the U.S., including the Southwest Ohio region. The Dayton Daily News asked Tim Brown, president of Kroger’s Cincinnati/Dayton division, what local customers can expect from Kroger as the grocery industry continues...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0090 - Cristina M. Thomas, 1280 Kenwood Ave., v. Speedway LLC, 1314 E. Main St., and Ohio Department of Medicaid, Westerville, complaint in excess of $25,000 for injuries suffered due to fall on Oct. 6, 2016. 18-DP-0117 - Heather Kennedy, 3454 Folk Ream Road, Lot 80, v. Jodi Kennedy, 120 N. Fountain Ave., petition for domestic violence civil protection order. 18-DS-0118...
Amazon reportedly opening 6 more cashier-less stores

Amazon reportedly opening 6 more cashier-less stores

The success of the first Amazon Go cashier-less store in Seattle will likely lead to the online giant opening six more locations across the U.S. by the end of the year. Multiple people familiar with the matter told Recode some stores are likely to open in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle, and others may settle in Los Angeles, although it is unclear if stores will open in other cities, according...

RAIN TOTALS: Flooding risk remains high through the weekend

Consistent rainfall that fell Wednesday into Thursday dropped around 0.25-inches to 1.5-inches of rain across the area, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.  With more rain expected Saturday and Sunday, the threat for flooding stays high through the weekend.  Here is how much rain fell in parts of the region over the last 24 hours as of 8 a.m. Friday:  Butler County...
George Harrison would have been 75 Sunday

George Harrison would have been 75 Sunday

The youngest Beatle would have been 75 Sunday. George Harrison was the lead guitarist for the Beatles and also had a successful solo career. He was born Feb. 25, 1943, in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Harrison was the second member of the band to die, when he passed away on Nov. 29, 2001, in Los Angeles. Harrison’s official Twitter account marked the milestone birthday with a remastered video of...
Dayton Auto Show ends today: Check out these 9 hot SUVs, trucks

Dayton Auto Show ends today: Check out these 9 hot SUVs, trucks

Today is the last day to look at rugged trucks, SUVs, family-friendly crossovers and minivans at the 2018 Dayton Auto Show, which continues today at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St. You’ll see not only great vehicles but may win something worth upwards of $9,500, plus possibly T-shirts, trinkets and gift cards for gas and merchandise from various contests. The event is presented...
‘Notting Hill’ actress Emma Chambers dead at 53

‘Notting Hill’ actress Emma Chambers dead at 53

Actress Emma Chambers, who played Hugh Grant’s younger sister in the 1999 movie “Notting Hill,” died Wednesday, her agent told CNN. She was 53. Her agent, John Grant, said Chambers died of natural causes. The British actress is survived by her husband, actor Ian Dunn. “Over the years, Emma, created a wealth of characters and an immense body of work. She brought laughter...
Cross-country team cleans up overflowing trash in elderly couple’s yard

Cross-country team cleans up overflowing trash in elderly couple’s yard

A high school cross-country team in upstate New York helped an elderly couple take out the trash Saturday -- lots of it. Ann and Robert Dobson live in the Rochester suburb of Greece. For more than six years, garbage from a nearby shopping plaza has blown onto the Dobsons’ front yard, Rochester First reported "Last summer when I cleaned up, I filled 240 gallon trash bags of litter just...
Independent physicians say they’re getting squeezed out of business

Independent physicians say they’re getting squeezed out of business

Thirty years ago, more than three out of four physicians owned their practices but today fewer than half of U.S. physicians work independently of hospital physician networks. High costs and low insurance reimbursement rates have driven more doctors to join hospital physician networks, leaving behind a small number of independent doctors seeking to compete against larger hospital-employed groups. Some...
College student discovers true paternity in science class

College student discovers true paternity in science class

One woman got a whole lot more than she paid for in a college science class when she uncovered a nasty family secret. The unnamed student discovered that her father — the man who had raised her since she was a child and who she called “dad” for her entire life — wasn’t really her father. He was her uncle. And the story is just as bizarre as it sounds. Thankfully...
Florida school shooting survivor's mother says her family has received death threats

Florida school shooting survivor's mother says her family has received death threats

The mother of Florida school shooting survivor David Hogg is speaking out after her family received death threats because her son and another survivor were accused of being crisis actors. Hogg and fellow students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, have made frequent media appearances to call for action on gun control after police say Nikolas Cruz killed...
Daredevil squirrel makes Olympic dash onto ski slope, snowboarder misses it by inches

Daredevil squirrel makes Olympic dash onto ski slope, snowboarder misses it by inches

A squirrel became an unwitting Olympic participant on Saturday when the furry rodent dashed onto the parallel giant slalom snowboarding course and barely missed being run over or sliced in half by Austrian snowboarder Daniela Ulbing. >> Read more trending news  Unfortunately for Ulbing, she wasn’t quite as lucky as the squirrel. Though she won the heat that was almost thwarted...
5 tips for keeping a snake-free yard

5 tips for keeping a snake-free yard

Forget about "Snakes on a Plane”; we're more concerned with snakes in the yard. Even though snakes are nowhere near as prevalent as our irrational fears would have us think (assuming you don't live smack dab in the middle of rattlesnake territory), if you're a homeowner with a bit of landscape or yard under your direction, you may encounter snakes on occasion. That should be no...
Construction hiring event: ‘We’re dying for workers’

Construction hiring event: ‘We’re dying for workers’

Construction workers used to worry about being laid off this time of the year. Now it’s the employers suffering. “It’s February and we’re dying for workers,” Eric Doench, a senior project manager at Shook Construction, said. The Great Recession hollowed out the ranks of construction workers and the widespread elimination of high school vocational programs cut off a pipeline...
Baker Mayfield on 2018 Oklahoma football team: ‘They have all the talent in the world’

Baker Mayfield on 2018 Oklahoma football team: ‘They have all the talent in the world’

Oklahoma football will be without some of its biggest stars from the 2017 season when the team takes the field this fall. No departure stands out more than the man who has taken snaps for the Sooners the last three seasons — Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Baker Mayfield. Kyler Murray, who served as Mayfield’s backup in 2017, is expected to take over as Oklahoma’s...
Drinking this type of tea could ruin your teeth, study says

Drinking this type of tea could ruin your teeth, study says

Do you love sipping tea? Beware of the fruity flavors, because they could be bad for your teeth, according to a new report.  Researchers from King's College London Dental Institute recently conducted a study, published in British Dental Journal, to determine how certain foods and drinks can affect tooth wear.  To do so, researchers examined a previous study that compared...
Nebraska 2019 commit Garrett Nelson follows in father’s footsteps to Huskers

Nebraska 2019 commit Garrett Nelson follows in father’s footsteps to Huskers

One day after he won the Nebraska Class B state wrestling championship at heavyweight on Feb. 17, Huskers football commit  Garrett Nelson was on his way to warmer weather. It was perfect timing, too. Nebraska was slated for another round of winter weather, but Nelson and his family were Florida-bound. Getting to the Sunshine State was a bit...
Wisconsin-Michigan State basketball: Score, live updates, stats (February 25, 2018)

Wisconsin-Michigan State basketball: Score, live updates, stats (February 25, 2018)

Wisconsin basketball plays against Michigan State on Sunday, Feb. 25. The game starts at noon CT. Stay here for score, stats and box score from the game below. Tweets about from:@badgermbb !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets...
WATCH: 'Frozen' Broadway musical debuts new song for Elsa

WATCH: 'Frozen' Broadway musical debuts new song for Elsa

Just when you got “Let It Go” out of your head, there’s a new “Frozen” song to check out. Mashable reported that “Monster,” the first original song from the “Frozen” Broadway musical, was released on Friday, along with a music video featuring Caissie Levy, who’ll play Elsa on stage, belting out the tune. The Broadway production...
Rose Bowl loss still haunts Baker Mayfield, ‘We should have won’

Rose Bowl loss still haunts Baker Mayfield, ‘We should have won’

It’s been nearly two months since Baker Mayfield walked off the field at the Rose Bowl, wearing an Oklahoma uniform for the final time. And the sting of an overtime loss to Georgia in the “granddaddy of them all’ hasn’t let up that much for the 2017 Heisman Trophy winner. Mayfield, in a recent Q&A with Oklahoma Football, maintained that...
Former LSU LB Arden Key needs to make some noise at NFL combine this week

Former LSU LB Arden Key needs to make some noise at NFL combine this week

Arden Key has nowhere to hide this week. The former LSU outside linebacker will be under 32 different microscopes at the NFL combine in Indianapolis. There, the questions that have followed him for an entire year will finally be answered. “He’s the most intriguing prospect probably since Tyrann Mathieu,” said Louisiana-based draft guru Mike Detillier. “LSU hasn&rsquo...
Dunkin' Donuts introducing Girl Scout Cookie-flavored coffees

Dunkin' Donuts introducing Girl Scout Cookie-flavored coffees

If you like flavored coffee and Girl Scout Cookies, you might be in luck. Dunkin’ Donuts has announced that by Monday, Feb. 26, it will be selling three new flavored coffees inspired by Girl Scout Cookies. >> Read more trending news  Those flavors include Thin Mints, Coconut Caramel and Peanut Butter Cookie. These flavors will not just be limited to standard coffees. Dunkin&rsquo...
Notre Dame signee Joe Wilkins Jr. brings remarkable story to South Bend

Notre Dame signee Joe Wilkins Jr. brings remarkable story to South Bend

Just over a month after signing to play football at Notre Dame, Joe Wilkins, Jr. sat in one chair at a tattoo parlor with his mother, Kristy Woodley, at another getting “I am because you are” emblazoned across their rib cage. It was 5:30 in the evening on Jan. 22, exactly 18 years to the minute after Wilkins was born. Those matching tattoos were meant to symbolize...
Chris Beard on Kansas: ‘Their strength coach must be a magician’

Chris Beard on Kansas: ‘Their strength coach must be a magician’

Texas Tech men’s basketball suffered its first home loss of the 2017-18 season on Saturday as No. 8 Kansas clinched at least a share of its 14th straight Big 12 regular season title. The No. 6 Red Raiders were able to hang close with the Jayhawks for the majority of the contest, but Kansas emerged victorious with a 74-72 triumph. Following the game, Texas Tech coach Chris...
Spring practice will mark beginning of Arkansas’ starting quarterback race

Spring practice will mark beginning of Arkansas’ starting quarterback race

Arkansas football is set to begin its first spring workouts this week under coach Chad Morris. The Razorbacks are scheduled to practice 14 times between March 1 and April 9, though another date could be added, with the NCAA allowing up to 15 practices. The spring game will be played April 7 at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. During the spring, no position...
Big Ten Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, seeds

Big Ten Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, seeds

Big Ten Tournament 2018 starts on Wednesday, February 28. Find the bracket, schedule and seeds below as they get updated and finalized. All 14 Big Ten teams make the conference tournament, which goes until Sunday, March 4. All games will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The top four teams receive a double-bye into the quarterfinals. Click here for a high-resolution...
WATCH: Florida fans throw money at Auburn players, chant ‘F-B-I’

WATCH: Florida fans throw money at Auburn players, chant ‘F-B-I’

A word of warning, Auburn fans: Even if the Tigers do the expected and win the SEC regular-season title, you’re not going to stop hearing about the program’s alleged involvement in the FBI scandal rocking college basketball anytime soon. Don’t believe that? Well, the fans at the University of Florida had a nice reminder for the Tigers as they left the floor...
Big Ten Tournament 2018 tiebreaker rules, scenarios entering Sunday

Big Ten Tournament 2018 tiebreaker rules, scenarios entering Sunday

The 2018 Big Ten Tournament in New York City begins Wednesday and continues through Sunday at Madison Square Garden. The tournament’s seeds will be set after Big Ten regular-season play concludes on Sunday, Feb. 25. Seeding scenarios for the tournament can get complicated, so here’s a breakdown of where each team stands. Here’s where each team could go ( h/t...
CBS Sports projects Texas for ‘First Four’ of NCAA Tournament after win over Oklahoma State

CBS Sports projects Texas for ‘First Four’ of NCAA Tournament after win over Oklahoma State

Texas men’s basketball escaped on Saturday with a thrilling 65-64 home win over Oklahoma State — keeping the Longhorns’ NCAA Tournament hopes alive entering the final week of the regular season. Both Texas and Oklahoma State entered the game with identical records — a default elimination game for all practical purposes. With the Longhorns emerging victorious...
TCU projected to open NCAA Tournament in Dallas as No. 6 seed in CBS Sports’ latest bracketology

TCU projected to open NCAA Tournament in Dallas as No. 6 seed in CBS Sports’ latest bracketology

TCU men’s basketball just about punched its ticket to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 20 years on Saturday with an 82-72 win over Baylor on home court. And Jamie Dixon and the Horned Frogs could be playing in friendly territory to begin the 2018 edition of March Madness. CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm had TCU as a No. 6 seed in the East as of Sunday — projected to face...
Son of former Jacksonville Jaguars star leaves Florida State

Son of former Jacksonville Jaguars star leaves Florida State

Prior to Sunday, Andrew Boselli, the son of former Jacksonville Jaguars Pro Bowl left tackle Tony Boselli, was a center for the Florida State football program. The upcoming redshirt sophomore played in two games before redshirting in 2016 and then didn’t see the field at all in 2017. Now, according to a report from Wayne E. McGahee III of the Tallahassee...
$10K reward offered for information in case of missing CDC employee

$10K reward offered for information in case of missing CDC employee

The family of a missing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worker has partnered with Crime Stoppers to offer a reward for information in the case. Timothy Cunningham, 35, was reported missing Feb. 16 after he called in sick to work Feb. 12 and has not been seen or heard from since, according to Atlanta police. Police said Cunningham's parents went to his home and found his wallet...
Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, seeds

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, seeds

The 2018 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament starts Wednesday, Feb. 28. Find a bracket, schedule and seeds below as they get finalized. All 14 teams qualify for the conference tournament. The championship is set for Sunday, March 4. All games are in Indianapolis. Some mobile users click here. Wednesday, February 28 No. 12 vs. No. 13, 1:30 p.m. ET on BTN2Go No. 11...
Purdue-Minnesota basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online

Purdue-Minnesota basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online

Purdue basketball plays Minnesota on Sunday, February 25. The game starts at 4 p.m. ET. The Boilermakers are ranked No. 9 in the country in the latest AP Top 25 poll and the Golden Gophers are unranked. Find game time, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below. The Boilermakers had a great start to the season, going 23-2 over their first 25 games. Following that...
Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat pay tribute to Florida school shooting victims, survivors

Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat pay tribute to Florida school shooting victims, survivors

The Miami Heat held a touching pregame tribute Saturday for the those affected by the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Members of the Heat and Memphis Grizzlies gathered at midcourt to hold a large Stoneman Douglas banner while Dwyane Wade addressed the crowd. “Tonight, we honor the 17 lives that were tragically lost in Parkland,&rdquo...
Kentucky-Missouri analysis: ‘Right before your eyes,’ Cats are turning into an NCAA Tournament threat

Kentucky-Missouri analysis: ‘Right before your eyes,’ Cats are turning into an NCAA Tournament threat

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Obviously something changed. Kentucky went straight from a four-game losing streak that made us question whether these Wildcats would even make the NCAA Tournament into a three-game winning streak so impressive it has visions of Final Fours dancing again. Kentucky stomped on the gas in the final five minutes against Alabama a week ago, then ran away...
NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections, top players, NFL draft order (02/25/2018)

NFL mock draft 2018: First-round projections, top players, NFL draft order (02/25/2018)

NFL mock drafts 2018 are updated with predictions. Check out projections, players and the first-round draft order below. Much of the narrative around the draft is focused at quarterback. Mock drafts from ESPN and CBS Sports both have quarterbacks filling up the top 10 this year. Here is a collection of 2018 NFL mock drafts, including Land of 10’s projection. Cleveland Browns &mdash...
Wisconsin-Michigan State basketball: Time, how to watch Sunday game (02/25/2018)

Wisconsin-Michigan State basketball: Time, how to watch Sunday game (02/25/2018)

Wisconsin basketball plays Michigan State in the regular-season finale on Sunday, Feb. 25. The game starts at noon CT. Wisconsin defeated Northwestern on Thursday to improve to 14-16 this season, including 7-10 in the Big Ten. Wisconsin and Michigan State play at noon CT on Sunday, Feb. 25. Time: Noon CT Date: Sunday, Feb. 25 Location: Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin and Michigan...
Nebraska-Penn State basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online (February 25, 2018)

Nebraska-Penn State basketball: Time, TV channel, watch online (February 25, 2018)

Nebraska (21-9, 12-5 Big Ten) and Penn State (19-11, 9-8 Big Ten) meet Sunday for the 17th time in series history. The Nittany Lions currently hold a 9-7 advantage over the Huskers in the all-time series. However, Nebraska is only trailing 6-7 against Penn State since joining the Big Ten. Prior to joining the Big Ten, Nebraska only faced the Nittany Lions three times. That...
Iowa-Northwestern basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online (February 25, 2018)

Iowa-Northwestern basketball: Time, TV channel, how to watch online (February 25, 2018)

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Iowa and Northwestern men’s basketball teams finish disappointing regular seasons against one another at 6:30 p.m. CT Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. Iowa (12-18, 3-14 Big Ten) needs a win to stay out of last place in the Big Ten standings. A year after earning its first NCAA Tournament berth, Northwestern (15-15, 6-11) likewise...
Arkansas baseball vs. San Diego: Preview, TV, how to watch (February 25, 2018)

Arkansas baseball vs. San Diego: Preview, TV, how to watch (February 25, 2018)

The Arkansas baseball team closes out its four-game trip to southern California with a matinee against the University of San Diego on Sunday, February 25. Arkansas is 2-1 on the trip. The Diamond Hogs beat Arizona on Wednesday and San Diego State on Saturday. The latter game was the second as part of the Tony Gwynn Classic. Cal Poly won Friday’s game in the festival 4-3...
Anthem under fire over ER policy

Anthem under fire over ER policy

Several Democratic state lawmakers want to penalize Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for a new policy that does not cover some emergency room visits deemed by the insurer not to be emergencies. Anthem, which has the majority of the market share in the Dayton area, instituted the new ER policy at the first of the year. The policy, which affects only commercial plans, has been in place in other states...
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