Lawsuit against Clark County for jail death moves to federal court

The mother of a Springfield woman who died of an overdose in the Clark County Jail has refiled her lawsuit against the county in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Kristy Marie Parker, 32, died Jan. 20, 2016 from an overdose of drugs brought into the facility by another inmate. In March 2017, Marcia Galvan-Thompson was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter...


Here’s how you could join New Carlisle city council

Here’s how you could join New Carlisle city council

New Carlisle is seeking candidates for a vacant spot on its city council. A seat on its seven-member council opened up after former Council Member Jim Leathley resigned this month amid controversy over the selection of Council Member Ethan Reynolds as mayor. RELATED: New Carlisle gets new mayor amid controversy, accusations Leathley accused Reynolds of colluding with Council Members Ronald Cobb and...
Springfield Then & Now: Wittenberg University in winter

Springfield Then & Now: Wittenberg University in winter

Aside from landscape changes, this wintry scene of Wittenberg University has remained fairly unchanged over the years.  Students then and now would recognize the view looking towards Myers Hall, the oldest building on campus, which opened in 1846.  Today, the wintry scene looks about the same, with a few more trees that block the view of Myers Hall.
Amazon raises price of Amazon Prime monthly memberships

Amazon raises price of Amazon Prime monthly memberships

Amazon Prime memberships are about to get more expensive. The online retail giant announced today that the Amazon Prime monthly fee is increasing from $10.99 to $12.99 in the U.S., an increase of 18 percent. That’s approximately $156 annually. However, the annual Prime membership will stay at $99. “Prime provides an unparalleled combination of shipping, shopping and entertainment benefits...
Facebook hunting photos lead to wildlife charges for New Carlisle men

Facebook hunting photos lead to wildlife charges for New Carlisle men

A New Carlisle man faces multiple criminal charges for wildlife violations after allegedly posting pictures on Facebook of deer he shot but never tagged during gun season last year, according to court records. Forrest W. Parrott, 23, of 10331 Marquart Road, is expected to appear in court at 11 a.m. today. Parrott faces five counts of state ownership of and title to wild animals — prohibited...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0016 - Freedom Mortgage Corp., v. Peggy McDaniel, New Carlisle, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 11795 Troy Road, New Carlisle, for $231,658. 18-CV-0017 - Moneygram Payment Systems, Inc., v. Genesis 2014 Inc., Dayton and 1912 S. Limestone St., et al., complaint for $19,100 for proceeds from sale of services, etc. 18-CV-0018 - Devan Smith,...
Gander Mountain stores to reopen under new name

Gander Mountain stores to reopen under new name

Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, announced an initial list of retail stores that are scheduled to open in 2018. Camping World Holdings Inc. was chosen as the winning bidder at a bankruptcy auction for certain acquired assets of Gander Mountain and the sale was approved in a bankruptcy court hearing in May 2017. Dozens of Gander Mountain stores closed after the company filed...
Fights, arrests reported after Wilberforce, CSU basketball game

Fights, arrests reported after Wilberforce, CSU basketball game

Fights reportedly broke out in Wilberforce Thursday night after the men’s college basketball game between the Wilberforce University Bulldogs and the Central State Mauraders. Emergency scanner traffic shortly after 10:30 p.m. indicated medics and several area police agencies responded to assist campus police at Wilberforce University, after the Bulldogs upset the Mauraders 83-70. According...
Clark County families preserve farmland for more than 200 years

Clark County families preserve farmland for more than 200 years

In April, Clark County turns 200 — a milestone that some hope will also be a celebration of the county’s rich agricultural history. Seven farms in Clark County have been in operation for more than 200 years and 39 farms are 100 years or older. Throughout the bicentennial year, Krista Magaw, executive director of the Tecumseh Land Trust, plans to highlight the county’s oldest farmlands...
Tiger Stronger Day marks anniversary of West Liberty school shooting

Tiger Stronger Day marks anniversary of West Liberty school shooting

West Liberty-Salem Local Schools recognized Thursday the first anniversary of a school shooting with a day of service. On Jan. 20, 2017, then 17-year-old Ely Serna allegedly brought a gun to West Liberty High School with a gun and shot fellow student Logan Cole twice, who survived, deputies have said. He also allegedly shot at a teacher before shooting classroom door windows, according to a report...
Wright Patt’s Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine marks 100th

Wright Patt’s Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine marks 100th

Filled with life-like medical mannequins, dark cargo plane fuselages and a centrifuge that spins humans in circles at high speed, the Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine is unlike most schools. One of the biggest prizes gained at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in recent years, the school marked its 100th anniversary in ceremonies Friday. The $194.5 million school opened in a sprawling new building...
Threat of government shutdown wearing on workers

Threat of government shutdown wearing on workers

The specter of a partial federal government shutdown looms at midnight Friday, but many federal employees feel “immune” to the threat of being sent home in a repeated cycle of last-minute stopgap spending measures to avert a shutdown, union leaders say. “I think employees are actually getting immune to it,” said Troy Tingey, president of the American Federal of Government Employees...
Warming up this weekend, rain returns Sunday

Warming up this weekend, rain returns Sunday

Gradual warm-up this weekend Chance for rain returns Sunday into Monday Snow possible Tuesday Today: We’ll see lots of sunshine and seasonal temperatures for mid-January today, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. Highs will reach the upper 30s, but gusty winds will make it feel in the 20s.  Tonight: Mainly clear skies continue tonight, but clouds...
The story of the invasive callery pear

The story of the invasive callery pear

Last week while discussing the newly released Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Invasive Species list, I mentioned that callery pear was on it. I have written about the story of this invasive tree, but it’s worth doing it again because it’s really quite interesting. Callery pears were first brought to the United States from Asia back in the early 1920s. In the 1960s a new cultivar...
Soldier from Clark County is missing from Fort Drum, New York

Soldier from Clark County is missing from Fort Drum, New York

Spc. Trevor Nichols, a soldier from Clark County, is missing from Fort Drum, N.Y., and a national organization is asking for the public's help in finding him.  "I see absolutely nothing that says foul play" or suicide, Brenda Paradise, a private investigator who volunteers for Guardian Search and Investigations.  That organization issued a press release Thursday about Spc. Nichols...
ECOT, Ohio’s largest online charter school, officially closing Friday

ECOT, Ohio’s largest online charter school, officially closing Friday

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT), Ohio’s largest online K-12 school, is being closed effective immediately by its sponsor, according to Ohio Department of Education officials. “The Ohio Department of Education was informed this evening that the ESC of Lake Erie West has suspended the operations of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow,” state Superintendent Paolo DeMaria...
Good Samaritan closing: Employees still in shock 

Good Samaritan closing: Employees still in shock 

A day after the announcement that Good Samaritan Hospital will shut its doors for good at the end of the year, employees said their still trying to come to grips with the initial shock.  Some didn't know anything about it prior to the announcement, while others say they'd heard behind-the scenes rumblings. But all of them said Thursday that there's no way to prepare for the way in which they...
Mark your calendar for these 2018 meteor showers

Mark your calendar for these 2018 meteor showers

There are plenty of meteor showers to enjoy this year, reports Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. Mark your calendars and keep checking in for the latest forecast. The Lyrid Meteor shower will peak over the weekend but the sky might not be ideal. RELATED: Download our free WHIO weather APP to stay informed  Lyrids: Active April 16-25. Rates are usually 10-15 meteors per hour....
How could government shutdown affect Springfield residents?

How could government shutdown affect Springfield residents?

Some Springfield seniors said they’re worried about their Social Security benefits should the government shut down this week, but a local professor says the affect in the Miami Valley won’t be great if it’s short. A shutdown could occur if lawmakers can’t reach an agreement this week on funding the government at least in the short term. The last federal government shutdown...
Premier planning to redevelop Good Sam site once hospital closes

Premier planning to redevelop Good Sam site once hospital closes

Premier Health officials have told this news organization that they want to "transform" the soon-to-be former main campus of Good Samaritan Hospital once the facility closes at the end of the year. They don't know exactly what redevelopment will look like on the site once the buildings are razed, but they say it's a process they will be here to see through. "Unlike other Dayton-based...
New Carlisle votes to put tax increase on ballot for fire division

New Carlisle votes to put tax increase on ballot for fire division

New Carlisle’s city council voted unanimously Wednesday to put a property tax increase on the May 8 ballot. The proposed 3-mill, five-year levy would support the city’s fire and EMS department. For a $100,000 home in Ohio, each mill costs $35, so the 3-mill levy would cost the owner of a $100,000 property an added $105 per year. In a special meeting the Smith Park Shelter House, council...
Good Samaritan final decision made night before announcement

Good Samaritan final decision made night before announcement

Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton will close by the end of 2018. Premier Health announced on Wednesday that the hospital, based on the northwest side of Dayton, will shut down by the end of 2018. The health network — the largest private employer in the region — said the closure is “part of Premier Health’s new strategic plan.” Here’s what we know about the closure...
South Charleston community offers comfort after 8-year-old boy’s death

South Charleston community offers comfort after 8-year-old boy’s death

Visitation for the 8-year-old South Charleston boy who drowned is today. Visitation for Grady Neff, a student at Miami View Elementary School, will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Clark County Fairgrounds Mercantile Annex Building. » DETAILS: Family, South Charleston grieves death of 8-year-old Grady Neff “Everybody that knew Grady loved him,” the family...
Springfield Youth Ministries brings the laughs for second year

Springfield Youth Ministries brings the laughs for second year

Now that we’re past the holidays and potentially facing cold and snowy weather each day, a few laughs might be welcome. Springfield Christian Youth Ministries has your punch line. The second Laugh Out Loud Show will feature standup comedy from a top up-and-coming comedian, two local talents and a possible bonus guest when it returns at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Champion City Vineyard...
Wright State settled for nearly $2 million with feds over student aid issues

Wright State settled for nearly $2 million with feds over student aid issues

An audit released by the state on Thursday revealed a nearly $2 million settlement between Wright State University and the U.S. Department of Education and sheds more light on the school’s financial troubles and ongoing investigations. On Nov. 1, Wright State agreed to pay more than $1.98 million for issues stemming from a routine 2015 federal review of the school’s handling of federal...
Football recruiting: Springfield standout Leonard Taylor lays out final plans before signing day

Football recruiting: Springfield standout Leonard Taylor lays out final plans before signing day

Many high school football recruits wrapped up the process early this year by taking the opportunity to sign in late December.  Leonard Taylor is still available and figures to take his decision process all the way to the traditional signing day in early February.  The Springfield standout — a starter at quarterback and defensive tackle for the Wildcats football team and the center...
‘Grapes of Gratitude’ to bring competitive wine tasting to Springfield

‘Grapes of Gratitude’ to bring competitive wine tasting to Springfield

The American Association of University Women Springfield Branch is about to pop the cork on a new type of competition. AAUW’s first Grapes of Gratitude Fundraiser is a competitive wine tasting event that will combine wine and fun with competition when it debuts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the Ohio Masonic Home clubhouse. Looking for something different as a fundraiser, Springfield Branch...
Champaign County still investigating likely attempted murder-suicide

Champaign County still investigating likely attempted murder-suicide

Champaign County Deputies continue to investigate a shooting on New Year’s Eve and said they’re looking at it as an attempted murder-suicide, according to a sheriff’s office report. RELATED: 1 dead after Champaign County shooting: What we know now Officers were dispatched to a home in the 9800 block of Loveless Road in Mechanicsburg on the report of a gunshot wound...
Ragtime orchestra scores with silent film presentation in Springfield

Ragtime orchestra scores with silent film presentation in Springfield

There was a time when movies came with their own built-in mute button. They were called silent films, and if you wanted music you needed a live band in the theater. In these days of state-of-the-art sound systems, it’s hard to imagine that part of the movie-going experience wasn’t always there. The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra shows how live music added magic to the cinema experience for...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0011 - Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Cincinnati, v. Brian K. Preston, 1933 Montego Dr., et al., complaint in foreclosure for $43,282. 18-CV-0012 - Bonnie Young, c/o Good Shepherd Village, 422 N. Burnett Road, v. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Bureau of State Hearings, Columbus, notice of appeal of administrative order. 18-CV-0013 - Ditech Financial LLC...
Fairborn first in nation to test Air Force tech for police, fire

Fairborn first in nation to test Air Force tech for police, fire

The city of Fairborn will be the first municipality in the nation to test Air Force Research Laboratory-developed technology to separate radio chatter that tends to get jumbled in emergency situations, officials say. GlobalFlyte, a self-described transformative technology firm, developed the integrated management system from both Air Force research and the commercial market to use communications,...
Reports: Multiple armed men rob Springfield Verizon store

Reports: Multiple armed men rob Springfield Verizon store

Multiple armed men have reportedly robbed a Springfield Verizon Wireless store Thursday morning.  Officers responded to the location at 1780 North Bechtle Avenue around 10:30 a.m. after the robbery was reported.  Reports indicate at least four men entered the store with guns, according to dispatchers. Additional details were not available.  We have a crew on the way and we’ll...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Katherine S. Bendall, 41, of Enon, distribution/drugs, possession of drugs, dismissed - prosecutor request. Carley A. Canter, 26, of Columbus, deception to obtain, possession of drug abuse instrument, dismissed - prosecutor request. Shane Anthony Crawford, 28, of 125 Brent Dr., E., Apt. G, unauthorized use of vehicle amended to driving without owner consent, guilty,...
Columbus named finalist for second Amazon headquarters

Columbus named finalist for second Amazon headquarters

Amazon has chosen finalists for its second headquarters in North America. Amazon reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to be the home of its second headquarters in North America. Today, Amazon announced it has chosen the following 20 metropolitan areas to move to the next phase of the process: - Atlanta, GA - Austin, TX - Boston, MA - Chicago, IL - Columbus, OH - Dallas...
Man accused of bringing drugs into Clark County Jail

Man accused of bringing drugs into Clark County Jail

A man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly attempted to hide drugs before being booked into the Clark County Jail. Donald R. Silvers III, 34, is facing charges of illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a specified governmental facility and drug abuse. He’s expected to appear in the Clark County Municipal Court at 10:30 a.m. today. He’s also facing charges for...
Springfield man accused of breaking in to home of woman, baby

Springfield man accused of breaking in to home of woman, baby

Springfield police claim a man broke into a woman’s home with a baby inside while he was trying to evade police. Ronald Cantrell Jr., 27, of Springfield, is charged with kidnapping, breaking and entering and obstructing official business in Clark County Municipal Court. He pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday and bond was set at $28,500. Police began their investigation about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday...
Quitting smoking? Local Walmart stores to offer free health screenings

Quitting smoking? Local Walmart stores to offer free health screenings

Local Walmart stores are making it easier to get healthy in 2018. Dayton area Walmart stores will be hosting the first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year on Saturday. The free health screening event provides residents an opportunity to learn health information about themselves. Free screenings will measure:Blood glucose Blood pressure Body mass index Low-cost immunizations And in select locations...
‘Bad news’ for the city: 7 reactions to Good Samaritan Hospital’s closure

‘Bad news’ for the city: 7 reactions to Good Samaritan Hospital’s closure

Premier Health announced Wednesday that Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton will close by the end of the year, shocking employees and community members in the Miami Valley. Good Samaritan Hospital will close by the end of 2018, impacting about 1,600 employees. The news came as a surprise to city officials, hospital employees and patients. Premier officials said it was unsustainable to operate two...
Logan County research center seeks $7.8M in state loans for expansion

Logan County research center seeks $7.8M in state loans for expansion

A nonprofit automotive research center in Logan County is seeking more than $7.8 million in low-interest state loans to assist with financing the construction of a state-of-the-art conference center and office space to accommodate new clients. The Ohio Controlling Board is expected to consider a request next week to grant about $8 million in low-interest loans to the Transportation Research Center...
What if a government shutdown happened? Five things to know

What if a government shutdown happened? Five things to know

The federal government faces a partial federal shutdown threat today without a $1.1 trillion appropriations spending budget or a temporary stopgap spending measure in place. Here’s what could happen in the Miami Valley if a shutdown occurs: FURLOUGHS: A Wright-Patterson Air Force Base spokesman said this week the base had not received guidance on what actions to take. But the last time a federal...
Another meteor? Reports come in of bright flash across Ohio, Ind. night sky

Another meteor? Reports come in of bright flash across Ohio, Ind. night sky

Another meteor may have lit up the sky late Wednesday night. Several reports have come into our newsroom of a bright flash that shot across the sky just before midnight. People from Englewood, Marysville and Randolph County, Ind. have said they saw the bright flash, with some saying it was bright blue or blue/green. The American Meteor Society received several reports of a meteor in Ohio, Indiana...
Unbeaten Wittenberg rolls over Ohio Wesleyan

Unbeaten Wittenberg rolls over Ohio Wesleyan

The beard lives on in Springfield. Wittenberg men’s basketball coach Matt Croci says he won’t shave until his team loses this season and the Tigers made sure the growth will continue with a 93-72 win over Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday night. The Tigers (16-0, 9-0) climbed to No. 5 in the D3hoops.com poll this week and promptly proved they belonged, beating the No. 23 Battlin’ Bishops...
Hippo Kiss: Fiona’s smooch on canvas can be yours

Hippo Kiss: Fiona’s smooch on canvas can be yours

In celebration of the first birthday of Fiona — the premature hippopotamus who beat the odds and captured hearts around the globe — fans will get a chance to win a one-of-a-kind “Hippo Kiss” painting, and become an official Fiona parent. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is marking Fiona’s first birthday with a special ADOPT (Animals Depend on People Too) promotion...
Texas boy battles brain infection doctors say was caused by flu

Texas boy battles brain infection doctors say was caused by flu

Witten Ramirez is fighting for his life after doctors said he contracted a brain infection caused by the flu. Witten’s mother, Desiree, said that the whole family had the flu last week, but the 8-year-old had it worse than the others, KXAS reported. She said he was sleeping too much and stumbled when he walked. >> Read more trending news  To be safe, Desiree took him to the emergency...
Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West’s newborn daughter named Chicago

Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West’s newborn daughter named Chicago

She has a name. Days after announcing the birth of their third child, Kim Kardashian has shared that she and her husband, rapper Kanye West, have named their daughter Chicago West. On Tuesday, Kardashian West confirmed the Monday birth of Chicago on her official website. >> Read more trending news  “Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful...
13-year-old dies trying to save disabled dad from fire, father also killed

13-year-old dies trying to save disabled dad from fire, father also killed

A 13-year-old Oklahoma boy perished in a house fire Wednesday morning as he tried unsuccessfully to save his disabled father from the flames and smoke. The boy and his father, James Cummins, 60, were in their rural Love County home when the fire broke out. According to the Daily Ardmoreite, space heaters may have started the blaze.  Officials with the Oklahoma Fire Marshal’s Office...
Wright State vs. Milwaukee: What you need to know about Saturday’s game

Wright State vs. Milwaukee: What you need to know about Saturday’s game

Who: Wright State (15-5, 7-0) at Wisconsin-Milwaukee (9-12, 2-6) When: 8 p.m. Thursday Where: UWM Panther Arena TV/Radio: ESPN3; 106.5 ›› 5 things to know about Wright State’s win at Green Bay Probable Wright State starters Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 15.1 Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 4.4 Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G, 10.0 Loudon Love, 6-9, Fr., C, 11.2 Cole Gentry, 5-10, So....
The CUTEST birthday party of the year features Fiona the Hippo

The CUTEST birthday party of the year features Fiona the Hippo

The Cincinnati Zoo has unveiled how it will celebrate a big birthday for its famous hippo, Fiona, who turns 1 on Jan. 24. The zoo isn’t waiting until then to start the celebration, as the public can attend a huge event from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 20). From authors who have penned books on Fiona to caretakers who have watched over the hippo that captivated the nation with...
Paralyzed woman: Life ‘a living hell’ without stolen van

Paralyzed woman: Life ‘a living hell’ without stolen van

For the last two weeks, a paralyzed Middletown woman has been without the van that used to drive her to doctor appointments. Shirley English, 77, paralyzed from the waist down after an auto accident in 2007, said her 2003 tan Dodge Caravan was stolen from her residence on Crawford Street earlier this month. English said she allowed a former homeless man who lived with her to use the van to drive to...
Vladimir Putin takes dip in freezing water to observe Epiphany

Vladimir Putin takes dip in freezing water to observe Epiphany

Russian President Vladimir Putin submerged himself in freezing water in celebration of Epiphany, a holiday in Orthodox Christianity that celebrates Jesus’ baptism. The Associated Press reported that Russian TV stations and reporters were present as cameras caught Putin dunking and crossing himself in Lake Seliger in the northwestern region of Russia. The lake was frozen and a hole was cut...
Flu virus spread by breathing, study finds

Flu virus spread by breathing, study finds

Most people believe that the influenza virus is spread through the coughs and sneezes of infected people, but new research published Thursday suggests that the flu virus is spread more easily than previously thought. Medical professionals believe that the virus is spread most often by “droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk,” according to the Centers for Disease Control...
Prince William debuts new haircut, people suggest beard

Prince William debuts new haircut, people suggest beard

Prince William debuted a lower haircut while visiting Evelina London Children's Hospital on Thursday. The heir apparent to the British throne has been visibly losing his hair for years, and it appears this new, very low cut is the 35-year-old’s way of embracing it. >> Read more trending news  E! News reported that the royal was supporting the Step Into Health program that works to...
What if UD and Wright State played this year in a Gem City Jam?

What if UD and Wright State played this year in a Gem City Jam?

With the NFL playoffs winding down and the NBA playoffs likely to be a waste of time, now looks like a good time for college basketball to shine.  That’s especially true in southwest Ohio, where three teams are looking like they could make some noise in March.  But that’s par for the course anymore.  As has become the norm, Xavier and Cincinnati are having strong seasons...
2 arrested after infant, 4-year-old dumped along freezing roads

2 arrested after infant, 4-year-old dumped along freezing roads

Authorities have captured two teens they say stole an SUV with two children inside before abandoning them in below freezing temperatures. Khyree Swift, 17, and an unidentified 16-year-old have been charged with kidnapping, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said. Investigators said they tracked a stolen iPad to the home of one of the suspects, WSB-TV reported. Swift was arrested Friday...
Warren County Jail inmate dies after release to medical facility

Warren County Jail inmate dies after release to medical facility

  A female inmate who had been in custody at the Warren County Jail earlier this week died Thursday at a medical facility, said Maj. Brett Richardson, the jail administrator. Death in Butler County Jail ruled suicide Richardson said the inmate became ill Tuesday and was transported for medical care. She was released from jail custody on Wednesday, he said. Richardson would not disclose information...
Ohio college president related to suspect in California captive children case 

Ohio college president related to suspect in California captive children case 

An Ohio Christian college President related to the father accused of shackling his own children in their California home has taken a leave of absence from his position, according to the New York Post. Dr. Randy Turpin, president of Valor Christian College in Canal Winchester, near Columbus,  is the brother of David Turpin, the father accused in the case. This news organization received a statement...
Must see: Europeans battle deadly winds in Germany, Netherlands

Must see: Europeans battle deadly winds in Germany, Netherlands

At least eight people have died after deadly winds blew through Europe. Two firefighters are among the victims of the hurricane-strength winds that damaged buildings and tore trees from the ground, the BBC reported. Travel was delayed due to the storm. >> Read more trending news  Germany’s Deutsche Bahn stopped running trains on Thursday, but restarted long-distance runs on Friday...
High School Wrestling: State dual tournament schedule for area teams

High School Wrestling: State dual tournament schedule for area teams

2018 OHSAA State Team Wrestling Tournament Regional quarterfinals Wednesday, Jan. 24 Division I Region 6 At Graham Sidney (3) vs. Wayne (2) 5 p.m. Winner vs. Graham 20 minutes following At Springfield Northmont (2) vs. Tecumseh (3) 5:30 p.m. Springfield (4) vs. Butler (1) 5:30 p.m. Northmont/Butler winner vs. Sprtingfield/Butler winner 20 minutes following Region 7 At Beavercreek Fairmont (3) vs....
Trump cancels Florida trip as government shutdown looms

Trump cancels Florida trip as government shutdown looms

President Donald Trump will not make a planned trip to Mar-a-Lago today because of a looming federal government shutdown, a White House official told The Palm Beach Post on Friday morning. Trump was scheduled to arrive at Palm Beach International Airport tonight for a weekend trip that included a Saturday fundraiser for his 2020 re-election campaign at Mar-a-Lago. The official who confirmed today&rsquo...
Rhode Island at Dayton: What you need to know about Saturday’s game

Rhode Island at Dayton: What you need to know about Saturday’s game

Who: Rhode Island (14-3, 6-0) at Dayton (9-9, 3-3) When: 1 p.m., Saturday Where: UD Arena TV/Radio: CBS Sports Network; AM 1290, News 95.7 WHIO Darrell Davis, 6-5, Sr., G, 17.3 Josh Cunningham, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 15.3 Trey Landers, 6-5, So., G, 8.4 Jordan Davis, 6-2, Fr., G, 8.4 Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, Fr., G, 7.7 Jared Terrell, 6-3, Sr., G, 17.9 E.C. Matthews, 6-5, R-Sr., G, 13.6 Stanford Robinson...
Graham ‘excited’ to move up, compete in D-I state wrestling duals

Graham ‘excited’ to move up, compete in D-I state wrestling duals

The first major change in the Ohio High School Athletic Association state team tournament began as a simple question at the state individual tournament to close last season. Assistant OHSAA Commissioner Beau Rugg approached Graham coach Jeff Jordan and asked if his squad would be interested in moving up to Division I for the team tournament. »RELATED: State duals schedule for area teams &ldquo...
Researchers find meteorites from Michigan meteor

Researchers find meteorites from Michigan meteor

Researchers with the American Meteor Society found two meteorites just days after a meteor lit up the sky across part of Michigan, according to a tweet from AMS. “We are happy and excited to report, two meteorites from the Jan. 16th fall have been found in Michigan,” the Thursday tweet said. “Congratulations to Robert Ward and Larry Atkins on the first two reported finds.&rdquo...
Cincinnati Bengals: Ranking the team’s 10 unrestricted free agents

Cincinnati Bengals: Ranking the team’s 10 unrestricted free agents

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said he didn’t “win” anything in his postseason meetings with team owner and president Mike Brown prior to signing a two-year contract extension. But Lewis hinted at some changes and was more direct about others during a 40-minute press conference – the longest of his 15-year tenure with the Bengals &ndash...
Def Leppard and Journey are going on tour together — and they are coming close to here

Def Leppard and Journey are going on tour together — and they are coming close to here

Two of the greatest rock bands are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour composed of both stadium and arena concerts. Def Leppard and Journey are hitting road in May, and their tour includes some stops close to home including Monday, May 28 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland and Wednesday, May 30 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena and Wednesday, Aug. 22 in Columbus at the...
5 questions every woman in her 40s should ask her doctor

5 questions every woman in her 40s should ask her doctor

Women who are in their 40s are in many cases reaching a new stage in their lives. Your children may be more independent, and you might have a well-established career. It can also be a time of change, when it's easier to gain weight, and you may start to see the first signs of menopause. Being informed about the changes you may face during your 40s is an important way to protect your health for many...
Journey, Def Leppard joining up for North American tour

Journey, Def Leppard joining up for North American tour

Journey and Def Leppard are joining together for a 60-date North American tour. Journey confirmed the rumors of a joint tour on its Twitter page Friday morning. >> Read more trending news  “The rumors are true! @JourneyOfficial @DefLeppard are teaming up for a 2018 North American tour kicking off May 21st in Hartford, CT,” the band said. The news comes after Journey guitarist...
James Comey to teach ethical leadership course at College of William & Mary

James Comey to teach ethical leadership course at College of William & Mary

Former FBI Director James Comey will teach an ethical leadership course for his alma mater, Virginia’s College of William & Mary, starting in the fall, the school announced Friday. Comey, who was dismissed as director of the FBI by President Donald Trump in May 2017, was named an executive professor in education at William & Mary on Friday. School officials said he will teach ethical leadership...
Man who dove off his fishing boat when motor boat crashed into his vessel files $372k lawsuit

Man who dove off his fishing boat when motor boat crashed into his vessel files $372k lawsuit

A fisherman who had to jump into the Columbia River to avoid being crushed in a boating crash has filed a lawsuit against the person who was captaining the other vessel. Clatsop County Sheriff’s Department said that the motor boat driver, Marlin Lee Larsen, 75, was sitting down while driving his boat and that he couldn’t see over the dash when he crashed into the fishing boat that Bryan...
Michigan loses out on 4-star DL Tyler Friday

Michigan loses out on 4-star DL Tyler Friday

Michigan has lost out on one of its top recruiting targets for the class of 2018 when 4-star defensive lineman Tyler Friday announced his commitment to Ohio State . Friday made his announcement at a press conference on Friday. He chose Ohio State  over Michigan and Alabama ...
Tyler Friday’s commitment gives Ohio State football another blue-chip DL

Tyler Friday’s commitment gives Ohio State football another blue-chip DL

Ohio State boasts one of the nation’s strongest recruiting classes in 2018 and that group got even stronger with another commitment on Friday, Jan. 19. Ramsey (N.J.) Don Bosco Prep defensive lineman Tyler Friday pledged to the Buckeyes on Friday afternoon at a ceremony at his high school, choosing Ohio State over Michigan and Alabama. In the...
Tyler Friday commits to Ohio State: Buckeyes land a top DL

Tyler Friday commits to Ohio State: Buckeyes land a top DL

Ramsey (N.J.) Don Bosco Prep defensive lineman Tyler Friday brought some good news for Ohio State fans today. The 6-foot-3, 263-pound defensive lineman committed to the Buckeyes over Alabama, Michigan, Penn State, Miami (Fla.), and a slew of other offers during a ceremony at his high school on Friday afternoon, Jan. 19. Friday has the potential to play several...
Sam Darnold to Cleveland? Former USC QB goes No. 1 in first NFL.com Mock Draft

Sam Darnold to Cleveland? Former USC QB goes No. 1 in first NFL.com Mock Draft

The Cleveland Browns are on the clock for the first pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. There is little doubt that they will be selecting a QB and that slot, but which QB: USC’s Sam Darnold, UCLA’s Josh Rosen or Wyoming’s Josh Allen. In his first 2018 NFL mock draft, NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah believes that the Browns will take Darnold at the top spot. Jeremiah...
UCLA QB Josh Rosen goes No. 6 in first NFL.com Mock Draft

UCLA QB Josh Rosen goes No. 6 in first NFL.com Mock Draft

The Cleveland Browns are on the clock for the first pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. There is little doubt that they will be selecting a QB and that slot, but which QB: USC’s Sam Darnold, UCLA’s Josh Rosen or Wyoming’s Josh Allen. In his first 2018 NFL mock draft, NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah believes that the Browns will take Darnold at the top spot and that...
FSU QB battle with Deondre Francois and James Blackman entirely put on

FSU QB battle with Deondre Francois and James Blackman entirely put on

ESPN published a list of the 20 most interesting quarterback battles heading into the 2018 offseason and included the presumption of a battle between James Blackman and Deondre Francois. And you can understand why they’d think that. Francois is coming off an injury and Blackman was the starter throughout the 2017 season in his absence, so it’d only...
Police: Man angry over chicken dinner puts wife’s hand in hot frying oil

Police: Man angry over chicken dinner puts wife’s hand in hot frying oil

An Oregon man is behind bars after sheriff’s deputies said he put his wife’s hand in hot frying oil. Jeremiah Crothers is also accused of nearly suffocating his baby son, KATU reported. Police said Crothers covered his 7-month-old son’s mouth and nose until the baby’s legs turned blue, Oregon Live reported. >> Read more trending news  According to police...
Man arrested after stealing idling car with toddler inside

Man arrested after stealing idling car with toddler inside

A man is accused of stealing a woman's car Thursday night with her 2-year-old son inside. D'Jerry Cassamajor faces several charges, including larceny of a motor vehicle, child abuse and kidnapping. Police said Cassamajor stole the woman’s Hyundai Santa Fe after she left it running and walked into the Super Wok restaurant in north Charlotte to order food.  After realizing her car and child...
Manufacturing wins help push Ohio jobless rate down

Manufacturing wins help push Ohio jobless rate down

Gains in manufacturing jobs helped push Ohio’s unemployment rate down a tick last month, to 4.7 percent, down from 4.8 percent the month before. Ohio’s non-agricultural wage and salary jobs increased by 2,500 over the month, from a revised 5,539,700 in November to 5,542,200 in December 2017, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Friday. Some of the biggest gains were in goods-producing...
Relive Ohio State football’s heart-pounding win over Penn State as a 9-minute Hollw

Relive Ohio State football’s heart-pounding win over Penn State as a 9-minute Hollw

You know the story from Ohio State football’s heart-pounding 39-38 win over Penn State on Oct. 28, 2017. But you haven’t experienced the game quite like this. Ohio State released an almost nine minute-long video from the game, starting with ESPN’s College GameDay in the morning and finishing with emotional scenes from the Buckeyes’ locker room after...
Report: Former Illinois defensive tackle to transfer to Miami

Report: Former Illinois defensive tackle to transfer to Miami

Miami is bringing back its entire starting secondary and linebacking corps from a strong 2017 defense, but the Hurricanes will lose a couple of key defensive linemen in Chad Thomas and Kendrick Norton. Friday, the team took a step to add depth to that defensive line. Former Illinois defensive tackle Tito Odenigbo has announced his intention to transfer to Miami, according to Andrew Ivins...
New Auburn AD Allen Greene: Gus Malzahn ‘already hit me up’ for new football facility

New Auburn AD Allen Greene: Gus Malzahn ‘already hit me up’ for new football facility

AUBURN, Ala. — The tone and timing might have made it sound like a joke, but new Auburn athletics director Allen Greene sent a message Friday morning. A new standalone facility for Auburn football will be a high priority in his tenure. “Coach [Gus] Malzahn already hit me up for a standalone football facility, so I think that’s going to be on the docket,” Greene...
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