State patrol follows Springfield school buses to catch violators

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are following school buses in Springfield this week to catch traffic violators and ensure student safety. Stop on Red is the theme for the 2017 National Bus Safety Week. The goal of this week is to remind motorists and students about the dangers that exist outside of the school bus, according to the Ohio Department of Education. RELATED: Springfield mom worried...


42 percent of high school seniors not at graduation bar yet

42 percent of high school seniors not at graduation bar yet

About 58 percent of current Ohio high school seniors have already met or exceeded new test score requirements for graduation, according to a presentation at Tuesday’s state school board meeting. That means 42 percent of seniors either need to score well on those tests in the next six months, or take advantage of a wide swath of new pathways to graduation — workforce readiness with a job...
Clark County residents mixed on fee to pay for new $4M 9-1-1 center

Clark County residents mixed on fee to pay for new $4M 9-1-1 center

Clark County residents had a mixed reaction to a proposal to add a $60 annual fee to property tax bills to pay for a new combined emergency dispatch center, citing concerns with costs but also believing it could save lives. The city of Springfield and Clark County have debated combining their separate dispatch centers for more than decade, with cost often one of the stumbling blocks. But local leaders...
High School Football: Is your team in playoff position with two weeks left in regular season?

High School Football: Is your team in playoff position with two weeks left in regular season?

Below is this week’s high school football computer rankings from the Ohio High School Athletic Association. The top eight schools from each region in the final report Oct. 29 will qualify for the playoffs. Region 1 - 1. Cle. St. Ignatius (7-1) 27.2797, 2. Lakewood St. Edward (8-0) 26.5528, 3. Mentor (7-1) 23.4, 4. Canton McKinley (8-0) 22.4027, 5. Euclid (7-1) 20.9875, 6. Stow-Munroe Falls (7-1)...
Springfield Hindu Diwali celebration like all holidays rolled into 1

Springfield Hindu Diwali celebration like all holidays rolled into 1

If you could roll Christmas, Thanksgiving and Independence Day into one, it would be quite a party. There’s actually a celebration like that and all you have to say is “Happy Diwali.” The Hindu Community of Springfield will celebrate its biggest festival of the year — Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights — with the local community at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the John...
Funeral arrangements set for Greenon student killed in car crash

Funeral arrangements set for Greenon student killed in car crash

Greenon Local Schools will be closed Friday so students and staff members can attend the funeral of a Greenon student who was killed in a car crash Sunday. Kendall “Kenny” DePhillip’s funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Enon United Methodist Church, 85 Broadway Road in Enon. A visitation will be at Greenon High School at 5 p.m. Thursday. Kenny was killed in a car crash on Fowler...
Springfield-based EF Hutton settles lawsuit over pay dispute

Springfield-based EF Hutton settles lawsuit over pay dispute

EF Hutton has settled a lawsuit filed by a former board member, ending a year-long dispute after the man claimed the company failed to pay him for his work and violated an agreement to make him president. Terms of the agreement between Dennis White and EF Hutton weren’t disclosed. Records from U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania show the case has been dismissed. The Springfield-based financial...
Defense leaders, lawmakers strategize to protect Ohio bases

Defense leaders, lawmakers strategize to protect Ohio bases

With Pentagon leaders and some congressional lawmakers pushing for a new round of military base closures, Ohio’s spending to support military and federal installations lags behind other states, state and congressional lawmakers say. Texas and Massachusetts spend millions more dollars than Ohio, which has launched a state task force to explore how to protect installations like Wright-Patterson...
Suspects sentenced in Springfield shooting case

Suspects sentenced in Springfield shooting case

A Springfield man was sentenced to seven years in prison in connection to a February shooting on Florence Street. Steven Miller pleaded guilty to felonious assault and drug charges. Miller and Anthony Reynolds went to Colten Mollet’s house on Florence to steal a gun the duo sold to Mollet and that’s when police said there was a fight, where Mollet was shot in the chest. Mollet survived...
Champaign County deputies find 29 pounds of marijuana after shooting

Champaign County deputies find 29 pounds of marijuana after shooting

Gunfire triggered a series of events Tuesday that led Champaign County deputies to 29 pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and two handguns, according to the sheriff’s office. Donald Murnahan, 26, and Angela Easterday, 34, were arrested and face numerous drug-related charges, including trafficking. They were booked into Tri-County Jail on Tuesday. READ: Springfield man allegedly beaten with...
Android app scans gas pumps, ATMs for security compromises

Android app scans gas pumps, ATMs for security compromises

Consumer expert and Dayton’s Consumer Warrior Clark Howard speaks about a new mobile application for scanner ATMs and gas station pumps for credit card skimming devices.  The free application for Android only is called SkimmerScanner and helps to determine if a pay-at-the-pump has been compromised. Howard said there’s no free app yet for iPhone users. “This is a plague...
New Greenon volleyball coach achieves desired results

New Greenon volleyball coach achieves desired results

John Herzer had some lofty standards when interviewing for the Greenon High School volleyball job. He had previously coached at Wayne High School, where he was named GWOC coach of the year in his final season. Herzer, who works as a Dayton firefighter-paramedic, took a year off, and then the Knights job opened up. The position struck his curiosity, and he interviewed, although he didn’t have...
Speedway: Customer rearranges sign to say ‘Free Heroin w/ Speedy Rewards’ 

Speedway: Customer rearranges sign to say ‘Free Heroin w/ Speedy Rewards’ 

A Speedway customer rearranged the letters on the sign outside the store to create the “inappropriate message,” Stefanie Griffith, communications manager said. “After approximately 15 minutes, we became aware of the message and removed it immediately,” she said. Someone, possibly another customer notified the clerk about the sign, she said. The sign originally read: 3¢...
5 places to get your noodle fix in Springfield on National Pasta Day

5 places to get your noodle fix in Springfield on National Pasta Day

Oct. 17 is National Pasta Day, so it’s time to take your cheat day a little early and load up on some delicious carbs today. Here are five places where you can snag some great eats in and around the Springfield area to celebrate and keep your wallet in tact. 1. Mic’s Restaurant If you’re looking for huge portions and affordable prices, Mic’s is the place to be. Located at 2384...
Enon couple have front-row seat for Apple Butter Festival

Enon couple have front-row seat for Apple Butter Festival

Enon residents Elmer Beard and his wife, Delores, both had to take time off from work last week to get ready for a party at their place — a really, really big party. “I told them at work that I had to mow the yard to get ready for a big yard party with about 10,000 guests,” Beard said. Getting ready for the Enon Apple Butter Festival is just part of the life of this couple who live...
Amazon reported to sign new location for warehouse near airport

Amazon reported to sign new location for warehouse near airport

Amazon is reported to have signed a lease for a location near the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. The e-commerce giant, which has been rapidly expanding its footprint around Ohio and across the country, signed a lease on Sept. 17 for the 264,000-square-foot building in Hebron at the LogistiCenter industrial park, according to a new Colliers International real estate research report...
Loud booms heard from Wright Patt Air Force Base: What we know now

Loud booms heard from Wright Patt Air Force Base: What we know now

If you are hearing loud noises coming from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base today, you aren’t the only one. Airmen from the Explosives Ordnance Disposal, also sometimes referred to as the “bomb squad,” are conducting activities on the base today, a spokesman from the WPAFB told this news organization. There is an explosives testing field on the base that EOD personnel were scheduled...
3rd Greenon student killed in crash: 3 things to know

3rd Greenon student killed in crash: 3 things to know

A third student from Greenon High School has died in a car crash within a two-month span. Kendal “Kenny” DePhillip, 16 and a junior at the school, was killed in a crash that occurred at Fowler Road between Rebert Pike and Broadway Road in Clark County on Sunday. RELATED: Greenon mourns third student death in two months in fatal car crashes Here’s three things to know about the crash...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: Joseph E. Benson, 51, of 542 E. Rose St., disrupting public service, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $5,000; unlawful restraint, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $1,000; domestic violence, innocent, continued. Daniel Lee Billingsley Sr., 26, of 435 E. Liberty St., theft, innocent, continued. Jeffrey H. Carder, 54, of Centerville...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-DP-0897 - Katrina Foster, 1424 Linden Ave., v. Billie M. Williams, 1424 Linden Ave., petition for civil stalking protection order. CURRENT BUSINESS Calla Pennington and Joshua Burnett, dissolution of marriage. Chadwick J. Owens and Jamie K. Owens, dissolution of marriage. Chad J. Sowards v. Melissa M. Sowards, decree of divorce granted on the grounds of incompatibility...
ONLINE SHOPPING: Trend to bring in billions for retail stores

ONLINE SHOPPING: Trend to bring in billions for retail stores

With the 2017 U.S. holiday season approaching, Americans are expected to spend even more shopping online. Shopping online is now more popular than shopping at brick and mortar stores, mostly thanks to recent growth in what analysts refer to as “eCommerce.” U.S. holiday retail sales are expected to surpass $658.3 billion this year, according to a recent report from Reuters. RELATED: JCPenney...
Truck set on fire behind Springfield restaurant suspected arson

Truck set on fire behind Springfield restaurant suspected arson

A truck set on fire behind a business on Bechtle Avenue this weekend is believed to be an arson. Springfield police and firefighters responded to a fire at about 1:55 a.m. Saturday morning behind the Hibachi Grill, 1071 N. Bechtle Ave. MORE: Springfield man allegedly rams car after washing machine dispute The full-size truck had rags hanging over the front tires as well as placed in the gas tank hanging...
JCPenney to hire 1,600 Ohio workers for holiday jobs on the spot today

JCPenney to hire 1,600 Ohio workers for holiday jobs on the spot today

JCPenney is hosting its first-ever national hiring day today and will hire people on the spot for holiday jobs. The company is looking to fill around 1,600 seasonal jobs today, according to the company’s website. Managers will be holding in-person interviews and making employment offers to job candidates immediately from 2 to 8 p.m today. The national hiring day for the department store is part...
Look up! F-16s filling night sky near Springfield for training flights

Look up! F-16s filling night sky near Springfield for training flights

Springfield area residents might see or hear F-16 fighter jets overhead throughout this week as the Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing conducts training night training flights. The unit, based in Toledo, is expected to conduct night operations through Thursday, Oct. 19, weather permitting. RELATED: Springfield Guard members assisting hurricane relief in Puerto Rico A spokeswoman for...
Highway Hikers work to make sure Springfield kids get good Christmas

Highway Hikers work to make sure Springfield kids get good Christmas

Thousands of Santa’s helpers arrived on motorcycle wheels on Sunday, Oct. 15, but they may as well have been sleighs. More than 1,000 motorcyclists rode from the Medway VFW to the Clark County Fairgrounds to the sounds of “Here Comes Santa Claus,” toting toys and stuffed animals and filling the Salvation Army of Clark County’s familiar red kettles with cash for the 39th Highway...
Clark County sheriff’s sale of items seized from criminals raises $47K

Clark County sheriff’s sale of items seized from criminals raises $47K

An auction organized by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office earlier this month was expected to raise about $5,000 but earned nearly $47,000. The sheriff’s office auctioned off several unclaimed items from its property room, ranging from lawn equipment to jewelry. Some of the items had been there for decades, Sheriff Deb Burchett said. Many of the items up for bid were seized from drug dealers...
Slow warming trend to get underway

Slow warming trend to get underway

Clear skies and seasonably cool weather is expected overnight as temperatures drop into the lower 40s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Clear, not quite as chilly tonight Slow warmup over next few days No rain until late Sunday Wednesday: Expect lots of sunshine. Temperatures will rebound to near 70 degrees by late afternoon. Thursday: More sunshine is expected through...
Champaign County Pet of the Week

Champaign County Pet of the Week

Comet is a 7-year-old male Great Dane/Greyhound mix. He is a large dog at 70 pounds. Fortunately, Comet is a big baby who loves people and other dogs. He was brought to us by his owner who could no longer take care of him. Comet has been neutered and microchipped, is up to date on vaccinations (including rabies) and has tested negative for heartworm. Come visit Comet at the Paws Animal Shelter, 1535...
Best of Springfield winners: Who’s best local restaurant, pizza, more

Best of Springfield winners: Who’s best local restaurant, pizza, more

A ceremony this week will honor numerous small and local businesses who provide services to area residents ranging from fine dining to landscaping. The Chamber of Greater Springfield’s annual Best of Springfield event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center in downtown. The event, now in its third year, will recognize businesses in more...
High School Football State Poll: Where is your team ranked?

High School Football State Poll: Where is your team ranked?

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2017, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): 1. St. Xavier (20) 8-0 243 2. Lakewood St. Edward (4) 8-0 227 3. Toledo Whitmer (1) 8-0 178 4. Canton Mckinley 8-0 145 5. Hilliard Bradley 8-0 132 6. Cleveland St. Ignatius...
Greenon mourns 3rd student death in 2 months in fatal car crashes

Greenon mourns 3rd student death in 2 months in fatal car crashes

A 16-year-old Greenon High School student was killed Sunday in a car crash in Enon — the third student in the district to die in a fatal accident this school year. Kendal “Kenny” DePhillip, a junior, died while a passenger in a car that crashed shortly before 4:30 p.m. Sunday on Fowler Road between Rebert Pike and Broadway Road in Clark County. The district is taking the death of...
State officials ask area leaders for advice in fighting opioid crisis

State officials ask area leaders for advice in fighting opioid crisis

The Ohio House Speaker’s task force on heroin, opioids, prevention, education and safety heard from Dayton area leaders and experts on Monday at Wright State University’s Nutter Center. The task force wanted to host a meeting at the university because Dayton is sort of “the epicenter” of the opioid epidemic in Ohio, said State Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay. Sprague, who is...
What’s at stake? State’s largest pension system considers benefit cuts

What’s at stake? State’s largest pension system considers benefit cuts

Ohio’s largest public pension system this week will consider cutting the cost of living allowance given to hundreds of thousands of retirees as a way to shore up finances. Here’s a look at what is being considered: Ohio Public Employees Retirement System told its 1-million members that they are weighing whether to cap the COLA at 1.5 percent to 2.5 percent. The current cost...
Science world ignores politics, preps for lunar space station

Science world ignores politics, preps for lunar space station

Working in the news business, it is easy to get distracted by the unsettling chaos of the day and the uneasy political climate. Most days, I tune out a lot of the bad news and try to focus on the weather and what good is happening. Yes, there are some good things. Despite our political discourse and the unnecessary politicization of science, the science community continues to work together for a better...
Portman pushes tax reform with Springfield business leaders

Portman pushes tax reform with Springfield business leaders

Federal tax reform being pushed by Republicans would create jobs and boost wages, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman told a group of Springfield business owners during a private roundtable discussion Monday. The meeting was one of several similar discussions Portman has also hosted in Columbus, Dayton and Cleveland. The discussion wasn’t open to the public. But Portman argued afterward the framework being...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0543 - PNC Bank, NA, Miamisburg, v. Tracy B. Wood, 5120 S. Yellow Springs St., et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 5120 Springfield-Xenia Road for $168,537. 17-DP-0889 - Destiny Boyer, 5125 Twitchell Road, v. Christopher Boyer, 640 Cedar St., petition for domestic violence civil protection order. 17-DR-0917 - James J. Kestner, 2326 Cottingham...
Historic Springfield funeral home director dies

Historic Springfield funeral home director dies

Robert C. Henry II, the director and owner of the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home who had recently been convicted in a federal court for theft, died Thursday, Oct. 12, according to a statement from his family. He had been hospitalized for several weeks at the Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital, where he was battling an illness. RELATED: Historic Springfield funeral home owner convicted of theft...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED THURSDAY INCLUDED: Manuel D. Jimenez, 32, of 625 N. Wagner Ave., failure to take safe boater course, guilty, fined $50. William J. Abston Jr., 35, of 2361 Kingswood Dr., W., OVI, guilty, six months probation, 12 months driver’s license suspension, 30 days jail with 27 days suspended, three days credit for time served, fined $375. Eric Cole, 39, of 212 Corlington Dr., OVI, guilty...
Springfield man allegedly rams car after washing machine dispute

Springfield man allegedly rams car after washing machine dispute

A Springfield man has been accused of ramming a car with a truck after an argument reportedly about a washing machine. Charles J. Smith, 38, faces two counts of criminal damaging. He’s scheduled to appear in court at 11 a.m. today. MORE CRIME: Car rams into Springfield drive-thru, money and cigarettes stolen Police were sent to the 400 block of Gallagher Street about 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Smith...
Kroger planning big changes for hundreds of stores

Kroger planning big changes for hundreds of stores

Kroger is planning to revamp at least 20 to 30 percent of its 2,793 stores, the Cincinnati-based company recently announced. The grocery store chain recently announced its “Restock Kroger” campaign, which will seek to change the customer experience at 558 to 838 stores, according to the company. Kroger will spend $9 billion in capital investments on the Restock Kroger plan over the next...
New chairman to lead Vectren Dayton Air Show

New chairman to lead Vectren Dayton Air Show

A new chairman will take the controls of the Vectren Dayton Air Show. Scott Buchanan, CEO of the Ohio Masonic Home in Springfield, was chosen as chairman of the U.S. Air and Trade Show, which operates the airshow. He replaces Michael Emoff, who was Dayton Air Show chairman between 2005 to 2017. VIDEO: Highlights from the 2017 Vectren Dayton Air Show Buchanan has been on the air show’s governing...
Car rams into Springfield drive-thru, money and cigarettes stolen

Car rams into Springfield drive-thru, money and cigarettes stolen

A car was used to ram into a Springfield drive-thru early Saturday morning where more than 100 packs of cigarettes and money were stolen, according to a police report. MORE: Bystanders rescue 2-year-old from street, grandfather charged The same car used in the incident was later set on fire, according to a separate police report. Police were called to Rogers Four Wheeler, 836 Selma Road, at about...
Some could see frost early Tuesday

Some could see frost early Tuesday

Clear skies, calm winds and a  temperature drop will allow for the chance for frost this week, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. Temperatures this fall have been warmer than normal. From September through October, there have only been ten nights in the 40s. Clear skies and calm winds will enhance the chance for temperatures to drop into the mid to upper 30s Monday night. This...
Steelers cut WR Justin Thomas, add OT Jake Rodgers

Steelers cut WR Justin Thomas, add OT Jake Rodgers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have added offensive tackle Jake Rodgers, trying to give themselves a little more depth at a crucial position. They also trimmed the roster down a bit at a position where they seem to have plenty of options. “We have signed offensive tackle Jake Rodgers to our practice squad,” announced the team’s official Twitter account, “and...
Kenny Chesney new tour to feature stop at Columbus Crew’s stadium

Kenny Chesney new tour to feature stop at Columbus Crew’s stadium

Country mega-star Kenny Chesney announces a new stadium tour — part of his 2018 Trip Around the Sun Tour — that includes a stop at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, home of the Columbus Crew, on June 16, 2018. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. The tour kicks off April 21 at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium and also features Academy of Country Music Male Vocalist and Country...
Homeowner creates amazing Halloween light show, synced with ‘Feel It Still’

Homeowner creates amazing Halloween light show, synced with ‘Feel It Still’

For seven years, Brandon Bullis has combined light and music for an amazing Halloween display and this year is no exception. >> Read more trending news Bullis uses 16,000 lights and computer animation to create “Edwards Landing Lights” almost every night for the Halloween season. This year the show features “Feel It Still” by Portugal. The Man. The show goes dark one...
Arkansas Razorbacks podcast: Hogs just don’t have speed they need

Arkansas Razorbacks podcast: Hogs just don’t have speed they need

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Welcome to SEC Country’s  daily Arkansas Borderline Erotic podcast, the most-listened-to Razorbacks podcast in the country. In this episode, John Nabors discusses why Arkansas looks so slow as a team, the Auburn series and more nonsense. SEC Country launched the Borderline Erotic Podcast...
Kevin Smith pledges to give proceeds to ‘Women in Film’

Kevin Smith pledges to give proceeds to ‘Women in Film’

Kevin Smith, who is known for his films “Clerks,” “Chasing Amy” and “Dogma,” has pledged to donate any future money made on his films that were produced and distributed by Miramax to ‘Women in Film,’ Fox News reported. Smith made the declaration after fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal and allegations of sexual harassment by the movie mogul and...
SEC basketball: Kyle Tucker’s predicted order of finish, preseason All-SEC picks for 2017-18

SEC basketball: Kyle Tucker’s predicted order of finish, preseason All-SEC picks for 2017-18

So what will SEC basketball do for an encore this season? The league finally enjoyed its breakthrough back in March when five teams made the 2017 NCAA Tournament, four won a game, three reached the Elite Eight and South Carolina (improbably) ran all the way to the Final Four. There is plenty of new and returning talent across the conference, evidenced by this: ESPN’s...
Auburn football-Arkansas: Game time, TV channel, watch online for Week 8 (October 21, 2017)

Auburn football-Arkansas: Game time, TV channel, watch online for Week 8 (October 21, 2017)

After an utter collapse at LSU, Auburn football has to rebound in a hurry in the second of three straight road games in SEC West play when it takes on Arkansas in Week 8. Auburn (5-2 overall, 3-1 SEC) blew a 20-0 lead in a 27-23 loss to LSU last weekend, severely damaging the Tigers’ chances at College Football Playoff contention. Now, there’s zero room for error...
Alabama football-Tennessee: Time, TV channel, watch online for Week 8 game (October 21, 2017)

Alabama football-Tennessee: Time, TV channel, watch online for Week 8 game (October 21, 2017)

Alabama football continues its SEC grind with a home matchup against Tennessee on Saturday night. Find information below on game time, TV channel and how to watch online. The Crimson Tide pounded Arkansas, 41-9, on homecoming Saturday night to improve to 7-0 on the season, including 4-0 in SEC play. On Sunday, Alabama checked in as the unanimous No. 1 in both the latest  ...
DJ Chark will go down as the best LSU receiver since Beckham, Landry

DJ Chark will go down as the best LSU receiver since Beckham, Landry

LSU football is in the news every day, and  the Bayou Bengal Briefing is here to keep you updated with the latest headlines five mornings a week. Join us every Monday through Friday for the biggest news on Tigers football, recruiting, baseball and more. Enjoy! After emerging as a talented slot receiving option in 2016, senior wide receiver DJ Chark has...
Must-see: High school dance team's 'Wizard of Oz' homecoming routine goes viral

Must-see: High school dance team's 'Wizard of Oz' homecoming routine goes viral

There's no place like homecoming at Walden Grove High School in Sahuarita, Arizona. According to the Arizona Republic, the school's Performing Arts Crew dance team, aka PAC, recently took the school gymnasium – and the internet – by storm with a "Wizard of Oz"-themed shimmy down the yellow brick road. >> Read more trending news The eye-popping routine quickly went viral...
Pondering where Penn State’s Saquon Barkley might be next season as midseason honors pile up

Pondering where Penn State’s Saquon Barkley might be next season as midseason honors pile up

Penn State football is the No. 1 topic in We are… Awake every day — but we cover news, notes and analysis from across Nittany Lions sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Penn State football, recruiting, basketball and more. Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com, at the end of an entertaining profile, writes that Penn...
Jim Harbaugh leans on Michigan’s defense; Penn State fans mock Flint water crisis

Jim Harbaugh leans on Michigan’s defense; Penn State fans mock Flint water crisis

Michigan footb all is always the main topic in Breakfast of Victors, Land of 10’s daily Wolverines notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Wolverines sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Michigan football, recruiting, basketball and more ...
LB Josey Jewell racking up midseason honors; Nate Stanley not happy with his play at QB

LB Josey Jewell racking up midseason honors; Nate Stanley not happy with his play at QB

Iowa football is always the main topic in Iowa Breakfast Club, Land of 10’s daily Hawkeyes notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Hawkeyes sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Iowa football, recruiting, basketball and more. There is a long way to go in the season, but linebacker Josey Jewell...
LSU-Ole Miss football: Game time, TV channel, watch online for Week 8 (October 21, 2017)

LSU-Ole Miss football: Game time, TV channel, watch online for Week 8 (October 21, 2017)

LSU Tigers football plays the Ole Miss Rebels Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:15 p.m. ET. Find the game time, TV channel and online live stream info below. The LSU football team (5-2, 2-1 SEC) is coming off a season-changing comeback win over Auburn. Ole Miss (3-3, 1-2 SEC) is LSU’s last test before a midseason bye week. The trip to Oxford, Miss., will be an interesting...
Off-duty Uber driver kidnapped woman, touched her inappropriately, police say

Off-duty Uber driver kidnapped woman, touched her inappropriately, police say

An off-duty Uber driver is accused of kidnapping a passenger in Pennsylvania. The woman was standing at Seventh and Penn Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday night, waiting for an Uber she had requested. A car pulled up with an Uber sticker on it so she got in, but not with the driver she was expecting. Police in West View say Soumana Dao picked her up even though he wasn't on-duty...
LSU football podcast: Shea Patterson should have chosen LSU, not Ole Miss

LSU football podcast: Shea Patterson should have chosen LSU, not Ole Miss

LSU football is the No. 1 topic of discussion every day on SEC Country’s  One Team, One Podcast. Host  Carter ‘The Power” Bryant lays out why Ole Miss star quarterback and Louisiana native Shea Patterson should have chose the Tigers over the Rebels. Also, SEC Country’s recruiting ace Sam...
Video showing high school cheerleaders yelling racial slur prompts investigation

Video showing high school cheerleaders yelling racial slur prompts investigation

Administrators in a Utah school district are investigating a disturbing video that appears to show a group of cheerleaders shouting a racial slur, KSTU reports. The 10-second recording, which was posted to Instagram, features a group of teenage girls who individually and as a group repeatedly yell a profane phrase with the N-word while laughing. “We are shocked by the conduct...
Embracing bodies found in national park believed to be missing hikers

Embracing bodies found in national park believed to be missing hikers

Search and rescue efforts in California's Joshua Tree National Park led to the discovery of two bodies embracing one another. They are believed to be Joseph Orbeso, 21, and Rachel Nguyen, 20. According to KESQ and KABC, the couple was last heard from in late July, and search teams later located their car near the beginning of one of the park’s trails. Their last known contact...
Kevin James explains why his 'Kevin Can Wait' TV wife was killed off

Kevin James explains why his 'Kevin Can Wait' TV wife was killed off

"Kevin Can Wait" star Kevin James is finally talking about what led to the sudden death of Erinn Hayes’ character, Donna. James told the New York Daily News that the decision did not have anything to do with Hayes, but because they were out of story ideas. “I get that people are like, ‘Whoa, why would you do this?’ But it really felt like a thing like this...
911 call: Mom accused in sons' oven deaths says, 'I don't want to get locked up'

911 call: Mom accused in sons' oven deaths says, 'I don't want to get locked up'

In newly released 911 audio, the Atlanta mother accused of killing two young boys tells a dispatcher she isn’t to blame in their deaths and is frightened she could go to jail. Lamora Williams faces two counts of murder in connection with the deaths of her 1- and 2-year-old boys. The mother of four allegedly killed them “by placing them in an oven and turning it on,” according...
USC LB Cameron Smith 1 of 5 Pac-12 standouts named to CBS Sports’ Midseason All-American team

USC LB Cameron Smith 1 of 5 Pac-12 standouts named to CBS Sports’ Midseason All-American team

USC has had to forge onward without one of its defensive cogs in Porter Gustin, who’s been sidelined due to multiple injuries. Cameron Smith has picked up the slack, and CBS Sports noticed. The site’s writers unanimously selected Smith as one of three linebackers on its Midseason All-American team, released Tuesday. Smith has recorded 62 tackles (6.5 for loss)...
Brock Osweiler happy to return to field for Denver Broncos

Brock Osweiler happy to return to field for Denver Broncos

Lost in the shuffle of the disappointment in the Denver Broncos’ 23-10 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday night was the fact that embattled quarterback Brock Osweiler made his first regular season appearance in orange and blue since rejoining the team in early September. Osweiler stepped in when starting quarterback Trevor Siemian suffered a minor injury to his left...
Former coach Les Miles calls TCU’s defense ‘special’

Former coach Les Miles calls TCU’s defense ‘special’

Les Miles knows a thing or two about defense, and the former head coach at LSU likes what he sees from TCU’s defense this season. Miles will be in Fort Worth, Texas, to see the Horned Frogs’ defense firsthand on Saturday, which he called ‘special’ in a tweet on Tuesday night. Miles won’t be coaching in the game. Rather, he’ll be in the booth...
Khalil Tate one of two Pac-12 standouts to make PFF College’s National Team of Week 7

Khalil Tate one of two Pac-12 standouts to make PFF College’s National Team of Week 7

Arizona’s arrow is trending upward, and much of that is due to quarterback Khalil Tate. As a result, he keeps garnering national attention. Tate was named to PFF College’s National Team of the Week for the second straight week. The group was released Tuesday. Tate led the Wildcats to a 47-30 win over UCLA on Saturday night with his 230 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns on 15...
Trump denies telling widow of fallen soldier that her husband 'knew what he signed up for'

Trump denies telling widow of fallen soldier that her husband 'knew what he signed up for'

UPDATE, 7:38 a.m. ET Wednesday: President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Wednesday to deny reports that he told a fallen soldier’s widow that her husband “knew what he signed up for.” “Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!” Trump tweeted. The tweet was referring to U.S....
USC DT Josh Fatu in concussion protocol after involvement in multi-car accident

USC DT Josh Fatu in concussion protocol after involvement in multi-car accident

Ahead of an important rivalry contest against Notre Dame, USC received some unfortunate news. Defensive tackle Josh Fatu is in the concussion protocol after being involved in a multi-car crash, per Joey Kaufman of the Orange County Register. The loss is a significant one for the Trojans, especially against a Notre Dame squad that averages 308 yards rushing per contest. Fatu...
Not even David Beaty can explain Kansas’ close games vs. TCU

Not even David Beaty can explain Kansas’ close games vs. TCU

The Kansas Jayhawks don’t exactly scream football excellence — well, at least not in recent history. The Jayhawks have done one thing well, however. Kansas has played nothing but competitive contests against TCU since the two programs started facing each other annually when the Horned Frogs joined the Big 12 Conference in 2012. They’ve all been TCU wins, but the scores...

HS Results 10/17: Alter boys soccer top Dunbar in SW sectionals

The GCL North champions Alter came out strong Tuesday night, besting Dunbar 13-1. Ty Borton and Aidan Petrello led the team offensively with four points each. Borton had two goals and two assist, while Petrello tallied one goal and three assists. Sean Koeller also had a notable night, earning one goal and one assist, while Kofi Darkwa netted two goals. Nick Schmidt, Dominic Ruffolo, David Switala...
New England Patriots work out 5 players on Monday

New England Patriots work out 5 players on Monday

The New England Patriots hosted five free agent players for workouts on Monday. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN, the Patriots hosted former quarterback Garrett Grayson, wide receivers Tim Patrick and Deonte Thompson, linebacker Marcus Rush and defensive end Jhaustin Thomas. As Reiss pointed out, the Patriots only have two quarterbacks ( Tom Brady and Jimmy...
Baylor basketball to host charity game for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Baylor basketball to host charity game for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Baylor men’s basketball will play a charity exhibition game against the University of Houston at noon CT on Saturday at the Ferrell Center. Ticket sales will benefit the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which is run by the Greater Houston Community Foundation. “This is an incredible opportunity to use the game of basketball to provide relief for our neighbors...
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