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Can you ID teen who stole donation jar at Springfield business?

A business owner said his “heart sunk” when he found out a teen swiped a donation jar full of money. The Beverage Depot, 706 S. Burnett Road in Springfield, participated in a fundraiser to benefit research for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mike Brooks said around 6:30 p.m. Thursday a teenage boy who appeared to be about 15 took...


Davidson: ‘I came here to solve problems and change laws’

Davidson: ‘I came here to solve problems and change laws’

Warren Davidson beat out a crowd of 15 fellow Republicans to take a job that it’s hard to imagine anyone would want: a U.S. congressman elected to fill the seat vacated by the former Speaker of the House John Boehner. But one year into his term as the congressman representing a great swath of southwest Ohio that includes Butler, Clark, Darke, Miami, Preble and a bit of Mercer counties &ndash...
Springfield native brings fashion show to Upper Valley Mall

Springfield native brings fashion show to Upper Valley Mall

The Upper Valley Mall will be the center of area fashion on Sunday, June 25. The second “Fashion. Forward. Fusion.” Fashion Show will gather designers from Springfield, Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus to showcase their latest offerings, 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the former MC Sports location. READ MORE: Goat yoga craze stretches into Clark County There will also be 20 fashion, beauty and food...
Vectren Dayton Air Show weather forecast: Expect drier weekend

Vectren Dayton Air Show weather forecast: Expect drier weekend

After record-breaking rainfall Friday, a drier weekend is expected, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. SEE: Latest 5-day forecast   Although a few isolated showers may pass by Saturday and Sunday afternoon, the forecast appears to be decent enough to allow the planes to fly at the Vectren Dayton Air Show. Both days will be cooler than normal, with temperatures in the...
Urbana U. spends $400K on new football field turf

Urbana U. spends $400K on new football field turf

Urbana University has undergone major changes but remains committed to the community, its new president said, and installing new synthetic turf at the school’s football field shows it will be here for the future. Crews have been installing about $400,000 of new turf this week. Urbana University CEO Christopher Washington said the turf is safer than the field the school played on previously....
Flooding closes Wayne County 4H Fair amid travel advisory

Flooding closes Wayne County 4H Fair amid travel advisory

UPDATE @ 6:15 p.m.: The temporary closing of the Wayne County 4H Fair because of flooding occurred not long after a Level 1 travel advisory was issued for Wayne County roads and streets in Richmond and Centerville.  The advisory is in effect until 8 a.m. Saturday (June 24), according to the county highway department and the street departments for Richmond and Centerville.  Motorists may...
Dayton Air Show crash: latest updates

Dayton Air Show crash: latest updates

The Vectren Dayton Air Show will launch today without the Air Force Thunderbirds after one of the team’s F-16 jets apparently skidded off a runway and landed on its top Friday, trapping two people inside. The cause of the accident is under investigation, according to Air Force Lt. Col. Jason Heard, who said the pilot and a Thunderbird team member who was a passenger in the two-seat F-16 were...
Dayton Air Show: Two previous crashes

Dayton Air Show: Two previous crashes

An F-16 Thunderbird jet skidded off the runway and flipped on its top during the 2017 Vectren Dayton Air Show on Friday at the Dayton International Airport. The Vectren Dayton Air Show brings aviation enthusiasts from around the area to enjoy the spectacle of flight.  Unfortunately, plane crashes have occurred during its history with two being fatal. A stunt pilot and a wing-walking performer...
Thunderbird F-16 pilot, team passenger in ‘good condition’ after crash

Thunderbird F-16 pilot, team passenger in ‘good condition’ after crash

The top priority of the Dayton International Airport is to ensure crowd safety this weekend and help the Thunderbirds team process the incident, Aviation Director Terrence Slaybaugh said. "We're obviously very disappointed they won't fly [Saturday]," he said. "We'll get through it." Slaybaugh said the mishap was a "best-case scenario," with a quick response from emergency...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

NEW SUITS 17-CV-0363 – Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, S.C. v. Kenneth Hurn, et al., 1515 Linden Ave., complaint in foreclosure for $7,341.92 for property at 1510 Linden Ave. 17-CV-0365 – United Financial Casualty Company, Los Angeles, Calif. v. Cecilia S. Howard, 1209 Innisfallen Ave.; plaintiff demands judgment in the amount of $10,735.57 for injuries, medical expenses, pain and suffering...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

Cases called Wednesday included: Rodney J. Kaup, 52, of New Carlisle, OVI, guilty, 13 days jail, 10 days suspended, three days credited, six months driver’s license suspension, fined $375. Cases called Thursday included: Ricardo Canchola, 31, of New Carlisle, domestic violence and assault, innocent, bond $2,500. Luis M. Cruz, 32, of 1024 Fountain Ave., two counts of OVI, two counts of driving...
Tropical Depression Cindy: 5 ways the storm will impact local travel

Tropical Depression Cindy: 5 ways the storm will impact local travel

As Tropical Depression Cindy moves across the South, flooding and heavy rains are likely to impact travel plans throughout the country during the weekend. Cindy made landfall as a tropical storm near the Louisiana-Texas border early Thursday morning, and now the downgraded tropical depression is moving through the lower Mississippi Valley with rain bands extending across the South, according to the...
Mela Urban Bistro offers fine dining in Springfield

Mela Urban Bistro offers fine dining in Springfield

Name of business: Mela Urban Bistro Location: 100 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield (inside the Courtyard by Marriott) Who are the owners: Waramaug LLC How long have you been open: 17 years What type of food do you offer: Mostly American fare. What is a favorite dish for customers: Our crab cakes are a big hit as well as our fish specials. What is your business known for: Fine dining in a beautiful atmosphere...
Humane Society helping families grow and prosper

Humane Society helping families grow and prosper

People often count pets as a part of their family. In that case, Roger Ganley loves helping families grow and prosper. The executive director of the Humane Society Serving Clark County has an average of 30 dogs, 18 cats and any number of other pets at its shelter at 5201 Urbana Road needing loving homes. To do so, he aims to keep the pets in his care healthy and well cared for until that day comes...
Record rainfall floods area roads

Record rainfall floods area roads

Non-stop downpours led to record rainfall reported at Dayton International Airport. Today’s daily rainfall total is 2.69 inches, breaking the record of 1.04 inches set in 1896. The National Weather Service in Wilmington has reported rainfall totals in area communities, including: 4.65 inches at 5:44 p.m. in Troy 5.34 inches at 5:27 p.m. in Economy (Wayne County, Ind.) 4.5 inches at 5:15 p.m...
Dayton Air Show announces paved parking for 2017 show

Dayton Air Show announces paved parking for 2017 show

Record rainfall on Friday is forcing coordinators of the Vectren Dayton Air Show at the Dayton International Airport to direct people today to alternative and paved parking sites. Two years ago, monsoon-like heavy rains pummeled the first day of the air show, causing many vehicles to become mired in muddy, grassy parking spots near the airport. Air show organizers say they want to avoid a repeat of...
West Liberty school shooting suspect pleads not guilty by insanity

West Liberty school shooting suspect pleads not guilty by insanity

The suspect in the West Liberty-Salem High School shooting has entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity. Ely Serna, through his attorney Dennis Lieberman, filed the plea by motions this week in Champaign County Common Pleas Court. The motion didn’t include any details as to why the defense believes Serna is not guilty by reason of insanity. Lieberman declined to go into specifics in...
JOB ALERT: Kroger to hire for 800 open positions at all locations

JOB ALERT: Kroger to hire for 800 open positions at all locations

Cincinnati-headquartered Kroger is hiring for 800 open positions at all Kroger locations. The grocery retailer is looking for new employees during a hiring event on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all Kroger stores. Positions are open in the following departments: deli, bakery, meat and seafood, Starbucks, grocery and ClickList. Interested applicants should apply online prior to attending the fair...
Poor Will’s Clark County Almanack: The Corn Tassel Rains approach

Poor Will’s Clark County Almanack: The Corn Tassel Rains approach

Our true home is in the present moment. The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment. — Thich Nhat Hahn The Almanack Horoscope Moon Time: The Strawberry and Raspberry Moon becomes the new Sweet Corn Moon at 9:31 p.m. on June 23. Lunar perigee, the moon’s position closest to Earth, occurs on the same day. Rising in the dark and setting...
Springfield woman accused of throwing glass candle jar at man

Springfield woman accused of throwing glass candle jar at man

A Springfield woman has been accused of throwing a glass candle jar at a man on Thursday evening because he wouldn’t let her use the phone, police said. Ashley Fenwick, 33, of 420 Rice St., was arrested and expected to appear in court today on charges of domestic violence and assault, according to a Springfield Police Division report. READ MORE: 88-year-old Springfield man alleges woman stole...
Goat yoga craze stretches into Clark County

Goat yoga craze stretches into Clark County

Clark County residents have a chance to take part in a new fitness craze, goat yoga, which combines traditional yoga with baby goats. The Smiling Prairie Goat Farm, 9697 Chenoweth Rd., South Charleston, is offering classes this summer. The next class will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. The cost is $25 a person. Sisters Jeri LaVielle and Linda Leonhard heard of goat yoga last year when it started in...
Clark County to develop old armory near fairgrounds

Clark County to develop old armory near fairgrounds

Clark County commissioners have purchased the old National Guard Armory next to the Clark County Fairgrounds — a move they say could boost tourism and sales tax revenue. The armory, near Interstate 70 and Ohio 41, was purchased by the county from the state for $125,000, Clark County Commissioner Melanie Flax Wilt said. The county plans to find the right developer for the property, she said....
FOOD DEALS: 27 ‘Kids Eat Free’ (or cheap) deals in Dayton

FOOD DEALS: 27 ‘Kids Eat Free’ (or cheap) deals in Dayton

Nothing can really prepare you to become a parent, but the sheer shock of food costs that comes with extra mouths to feed is enough to make any parent start sobbing into their bank account. Luckily for you, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to Kids Eat Free (or super cheap) nights at restaurants around the Miami Valley to help ease the strain on your family budget a little. 1.) Fricker&rsquo...
Air show legend will retire solo career after next season

Air show legend will retire solo career after next season

Turning, twisting, looping and circling above the Earth, sky turned to ground and back to sky quickly. Feeling six times the force of gravity pushing down on my head, torso and legs, my body strained against the pull. I was a passenger on this flight, but air show performer Sean D. Tucker, once voted by the Smithsonian as one of 25 Living Legends in Aviation, was the driver in the backseat. I was...
Heavy rain, flooding threat ends

Heavy rain, flooding threat ends

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy brought heavy rains and record daily rainfall of nearly 3 inches on Friday in Dayton, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. The record is 2.78 inches, which beats the previous record of 1.04 inches set in 1896. So far this month, 6.19 inches of rain has fallen over Dayton. Overnight, it dries out and clouds break, Vrydaghs said. Much drier air builds...

Start looking for the hungry bagworms on your trees

Bagworms have hatched in the Miami Valley and feeding is progressing. If you have plants that are sensitive to bagworm, you might want to pay attention to them and inspect closely. First of all, know how to identify bagworm. They are not the same as tent caterpillars or fall webworms. Gardeners sometimes get these mixed up. Tent caterpillars form white silky nests in the crotch angles of trees. They...
Clark County group considers civil rights leader a hero

Clark County group considers civil rights leader a hero

Dr. Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912-April 20, 2010), the daughter of a building contractor and a nurse, was born in Richmond, Va. She was an American administrator and educator, as well as a civil rights and women’s rights activist. She specifically focused on the issues of African-American women. Dr. Height set an example for African-American women to follow by her quiet manner, always...
Businesses may face penalties for prohibiting guns in private vehicles

Businesses may face penalties for prohibiting guns in private vehicles

Business groups are fighting an Ohio Senate proposal that will open them up to civil lawsuits by employees and others who bring handguns on to company property. “For us this isn’t a concealed carry issue as much as this is an employer rights issue,” said Chris Kershner, vice president, public policy & economic development for the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. “Employers...
40 firefighters, police looking for missing 11-year-old Pike Twp. boy

40 firefighters, police looking for missing 11-year-old Pike Twp. boy

Clark County authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 11-year-old boy who has a disability. Perry Beller is believed to have run away from his Pike Twp. home around 4 a.m. Thursday. No foul play or abduction is suspected. More than 40 firefighters, EMTs, police, deputies and at least two K-9 units launched a search for the boy on Thursday. Bethel Twp. Fire Chief Jacob...
Man guilty in fatal shooting of Columbus SWAT officer faces death penalty

Man guilty in fatal shooting of Columbus SWAT officer faces death penalty

A Franklin County jury convicted a man today for aggravated murder in the death of a Columbus police SWAT officer in April 2016. Lincoln Rutledge is now eligible for the death penalty, our media partner 10tv.com WBNS in Columbus reported. Prosecutors said SWAT officers were trying to arrest Rutledge for setting his estranged wife’s home on fire but Rutledge refused to come out of his apartment...
Springfield church, mosque in CBS documentary this weekend

Springfield church, mosque in CBS documentary this weekend

Two Springfield faith communities will be featured in a CBS News documentary this weekend to show how they came together to battle misconceptions and stereotypes The documentary “Beyond Tolerance” includes Central Christian Church and Masjid Al Madina in Springfield and will be broadcast on WHIO TV Channel 7 at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. RELATED: Springfield Muslims mark Ramadan, reach out to...
In close formation, reporter rides in squadron of vintage war planes

In close formation, reporter rides in squadron of vintage war planes

For the first time at the 2017 Vectren Dayton Air Show, the award-winning GEICO Skytypers flight squadron will fly through the Miami Valley in a tight formation. The squadron of six vintage World War II aircraft will perform on Saturday and Sunday — showing off daring, precision maneuvers in the high skies of Dayton. On Thursday, I climbed into the backseat of wing pilot Chris Thomas’...
Girl battling liver disease soars as Young Eagle with legendary pilot

Girl battling liver disease soars as Young Eagle with legendary pilot

Annie Stemen faced near death as an infant from a liver disease. On Thursday, the 17-year-old Fairlawn High School teenager literally soared to new heights as a Young Eagle essay winner capturing a ride with world champion aerobatic performer Sean D. Tucker. The legendary aerial performer will fly his high energy aerobatic demonstration at the Vectren Dayton Air Show this weekend at Dayton International...
Clark County 11-year-old charged with unruliness, inducing panic

Clark County 11-year-old charged with unruliness, inducing panic

Perry Beller made an admission of responsibility to the charges in Clark County Juvenile Court Friday morning, according to Clark County Prosecutor Andy Wilson. He will be put into a diversion program, Wilson said. UPDATE @ 9:20 p.m. (June 22): The Clark County Sheriff's Office is considering pressing charges in the Perry Beller missing child incident and has discussed with the family ways to...
Springfield Pride festival returns this weekend

Springfield Pride festival returns this weekend

Springfield Pride will host its third annual celebration and awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual issues this weekend. The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at City Hall Plaza. “This year is going to be very family friendly,” organizer Stacie Raynor said. RELATED: Board: LGBT discrimination exists in Springfield Equality Springfield will host a Kid Zone with...
JC Penney to hire 600 people in Ohio

JC Penney to hire 600 people in Ohio

JC Penney is gearing up to hire 600 employees throughout Ohio. The retailer announced it needs associates for a variety of customer service and support positions, including: cashier, replenishment specialist, SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultant and more. JCPenney salons in Ohio are also seeking experienced salon stylists to be part of the company’s salon program. » RELATED: 5 things...
Pizza may soon be delivered by robot in Ohio

Pizza may soon be delivered by robot in Ohio

If things pan out the pizza dude bringing you your hot slices could be a compact little robot that looks pretty much like a cooler on wheels. The Ohio Senate version of the state budget authorizes the use of a “personal delivery device” that is electrically powered and “intended to transport property on sidewalks and crosswalks.” Known as a PDD, the device cannot weigh more...
Gas leak causes explosion, damages building near Bellefontaine

Gas leak causes explosion, damages building near Bellefontaine

An explosion caused by a gas leak completely destroyed a building outside of Bellefontaine, according to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office.  Dispatchers said a gas line was hit by workers digging in the area. The gas leak caused an explosion that destroyed a building at the intersection of County Road 11 and County Road 18.  Both County Road 11 and County Road 18 are blocked at the...
Panel begins work to fill $1.05 billion state budget revenue shortfall

Panel begins work to fill $1.05 billion state budget revenue shortfall

As state revenues continue to fall short of projections, the Ohio legislature’s six-person conference committee on Thursday began work on the 2018-2019 budget. “These estimates are a good example of why Senate leadership in the new budget reduced the growth of government, while investing in key programs like addiction treatment and education,” said John Fortney, spokesman for the...
88-year-old Springfield man alleges woman stole wallet after sex act

88-year-old Springfield man alleges woman stole wallet after sex act

An 88-year-old Springfield man accused a woman of stealing his wallet after she performed a sex act on him Wednesday, according to a police report. RELATED: Springfield woman accused of intentionally ramming another woman’s car The man flagged down Springfield Police Division officers about 4 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of West Main Street to report a theft, the report says. “Officers...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0360 - Federal National Mortgage Assn., v. Harry S. Crosnoe, 4733 Curtis Dr., et al., complaint in foreclosure for $84,242. 17-CV-0361 - Allstate Insurance Co. v. Zoeller Pump Co., Louisville, Ky., complaint for $10,000 for water damage to property of plaintiff’s insured located at 3223 Derr Road due to defective sump pump. 17-CV-0362 - PNC Bank, N.A., Miamisburg...
Replacing Obamacare: Details released of Senate health care plan

Replacing Obamacare: Details released of Senate health care plan

Senate Republicans on Thursday released their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, including cuts to Medicaid and ending the so-called individual mandate. GOP leaders face a daunting task to find the 51 votes they need to approve their own version of an overhaul of the nation’s health-care laws as both moderates and conservatives voiced objections. Just hours after Senate Majority...
New Carlisle man accused of overdosing with 6 kids in the home

New Carlisle man accused of overdosing with 6 kids in the home

A New Carlisle man has been accused of overdosing with six children in the home. A Clark County Sheriff’s Office report says Farrell Hall, 64, was found unconscious by the children on a bathroom floor June 15 at a home in the 800 block of North Scott Street in New Carlisle. He’s charged with six counts of endangering children. READ MORE: ID of man shot in Springfield released The Clark...
Sunscreen will be needed for Dayton Air Show weekend

Sunscreen will be needed for Dayton Air Show weekend

The Vectren Dayton Air Show is this weekend and the forecast looks to cooperate. A cold front that will bring rain and storms Friday will be to our east on Saturday, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. “The very muggy air mass that was once over us will also move out so humidity won't be a problem when you're standing outside enjoying the show,” Zontini said. Saturday will...
Michael Jordan fan has crying LeBron James tattooed on leg

Michael Jordan fan has crying LeBron James tattooed on leg

Kalen Gilleese concedes that LeBron James is one of pro basketball’s greatest players, but he still believes that the Cleveland Cavaliers’ star is not in the class of Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, his favorite player. >> Read more trending news So after the Cavs were beaten in the NBA Finals by the Golden State Warriors, Gilleese, who already sports a body full of tattoos, added...
TV crew's SUV stolen while they filmed story about crime

TV crew's SUV stolen while they filmed story about crime

A television news crew in New Mexico, gathering footage for a story about crime, became part of the story Friday when a thief stole the station’s SUV, the Albuquerque Journal reported. >> Read more trending news KOB news director Michelle Donaldson said her crew was filming in downtown Albuquerque and watched as the vehicle was stolen. The story the crew was shooting footage for was about...
Colorado fire department honors 5-year-old who saved mom’s life

Colorado fire department honors 5-year-old who saved mom’s life

A 5-year-old Colorado boy was made an honorary member of his local fire department Wednesday after he dialed 911 when his mother needed medical attention, the Journal-Advocate reported. >> Read more trending news Xander Carpenter was given a special tour of the Sterling Fire Department, was given his own special uniform for the inspection,  took a ride in Tower 18 and also helped put out...
California woman finds frog in her salad

California woman finds frog in her salad

A California woman found an unpleasant addition to her salad earlier this month, as she uncovered a dead frog nestled inside the lettuce. >> Read more trending news Shawna Cepeda was dining at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in West Covina and noticed her salad had a bitter taste, according to a Yelp review she posted on June 13. She began stirring the salad and found the frog. &ldquo...
Coupon deals of the week

Coupon deals of the week

Coupon availability and coupon values may vary within different regions or neighborhoods. Black Forest Organic Candy This week at Walgreens, Black Forest Organic candy was on sale $2. Although you will pay this price upfront, when you check out you will receive $2 back in Register Rewards good off your next purchase. When you consider this savings, you will ultimately get this item for free. Brut...

OPINION: Best strategy against North Korea: Boosting missile defense

There is wide and bipartisan agreement that North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile programs pose a grave threat to the United States and our allies. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it an “imminent” threat. His predecessor John Kerry said North Korea’s nuclear program would be one of the top challenges for the new administration. But naming the problem is easy &ndash...

Smoking hot — “The Force” has finally been unleashed

“The Force” by Don Winslow (William Morrow, 482 pages, $27.99) If you thought this sweltering June weather is sizzling, you should check out the new novel by Don Winslow. “The Force” is so smoking hot that this reviewer kept imagining that the pages were blistering and that there was steam rising up from the cover. I was almost tempted to keep the book in the freezer during...

COMMENTARY: Warmbier death brings North Korean torture to light

The tyranny of the dynasty that’s governed North Korea since 1945 has never been so obvious as this year while Kim Jong-un, grandson of dynasty founder Kim Il-sung, orders tests of missiles that will some day be capable of carrying warheads to distant targets. How many of us, however, know about the suffering of the millions who have died in a gulag system that dates to the earliest days of...
Brick home offers spaces to entertain

Brick home offers spaces to entertain

HOUSE FEATURE 4378 Hummingbird Way, Springfield Covered porch, pool, finished basement among features Contributing writer This 1.5-story home at 4378 Hummingbird Way in Springfield offers ample space for entertaining and family living both inside and out. The property is listed by Lagonda Creek Real Estate for $398,500. Located on a cul-de-sac in the Audubon Pointe neighborhood, this brick home sits...

4 ways to identify a lonely child

Twelve-year-old Josh and his mom had accomplished a lot during seven sessions of therapy. He was getting along better with his little sister, and his interactions with his mom were more positive. It wasn’t until I discussed terminating therapy that Josh finally told me how lonely he felt, which had never come up during our meetings. While Josh had many acquaintances, he didn’t have any...
Second couple comes forward saying they were duped by wedding planner

Second couple comes forward saying they were duped by wedding planner

More victims of a wedding planner accused of duping a bride out of thousands of dollars are coming forward with similar allegations. Melissa and Nick’s wedding plans started with a bad feeling. The couple did not want to give their last name. "It was honestly a blessing from God that, like, I saw the red flags immediately at the tasting. I was like, ‘This is not going to work out...
Six-run sixth propels Dragons past Captains

Six-run sixth propels Dragons past Captains

The Dragons have been in a hitting slump through June but breathed fire into their bats Friday night against Lake County. Dayton had 12 hits in an 8-3 win over the Captains, five of which came during a six-run sixth inning. It was a welcome change for Dragons fans, especially against Lake County. Though the Dragons (42-30) were among the Midwest League’s best teams in the first half of the season...
Photos show shocked mother after breaking 50-year family history of baby girls

Photos show shocked mother after breaking 50-year family history of baby girls

A Columbus, Georgia, mother’s look of surprise after delivering her second child was caught on camera, and images of her expression are amusing the internet. Today reported that Dara Crouch, and her husband, Eric, 30, chose to keep the gender of her newborn a secret. Already a mother to 3-year-old daughter Neyland, the labor and delivery nurse didn’t know until April 25 that she broke...
Kellyanne Conway and CNN’s Alisyn Camerota spar over Russian election interference question

Kellyanne Conway and CNN’s Alisyn Camerota spar over Russian election interference question

CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota and White House counsel Kellyanne Conway shared a tense exchange after Camerota accused Conway of not answering her question about Russian interference. Camerota asked Conway specifically what President Trump’s White House is doing to prevent Russian interference and hacking in American politics. Each time Camerota asked a question, Conway did not respond directly...
Can you help? Couple sought after wedding photos found on flash drive at thrift store

Can you help? Couple sought after wedding photos found on flash drive at thrift store

A Charlotte, North Carolina, woman is desperate to find a couple portrayed in wedding pictures that she found on a flash drive she bought at a local thrift store. Kathy Feaster said she bought the drive at the Community Thrift Store to clean up her computer. When she popped it into the computer, someone’s wedding photos came up. "I was like, 'OMG, these are somebody's wedding pictures,'"...
4-day-old baby left in hot car in Massachusetts

4-day-old baby left in hot car in Massachusetts

A scare happened at a Leominster, Massachusetts, supermarket after a 4-day-old newborn was left locked inside of a hot car while her mother was inside shopping. Mother Sharma Murphy said that on her way to Market Basket supermarket on Friday, she stopped by the fire house to make sure her baby’s car seat was properly installed. Less than an hour later, those firefighters helped rescue...
Unhappy customers caught on camera hitting restaurant owner, daughter over order, police say

Unhappy customers caught on camera hitting restaurant owner, daughter over order, police say

Police in Georgia are hoping surveillance video that captured a violent attack will help them find the people responsible. Video shows a restaurant owner and her teenage daughter being beaten by two customers Thursday afternoon in Baxley, Georgia. The victims told police the suspects were unhappy with their order. The verbal argument turned violent when one of the suspects began punching the restaurant...
167 McDonald's customers pay it forward to others in drive thru

167 McDonald's customers pay it forward to others in drive thru

More than 100 customers at a McDonald’s drive-thru in Scottsburg, Indiana, generously paid for the meals of the drivers behind them Sunday. WDRB reported that the act began with a regular visitor. ABC News reported that her meal was about $6. “(The customer) saw a dad in the van behind her,” Hunter Hostetler, an employee at the McDonald’s location, told WDRB. “He had...
Man steals van, tries to board plane after jumping on wing

Man steals van, tries to board plane after jumping on wing

A Florida man stole a van, jumped on a plane’s wing and tried to board the aircraft that was preparing to taxi down a runway, according to police.  On Tuesday, Gregory A. Hoch, 37, allegedly stole a surveyor’s van after the man got out of it to get his tools, the Lakeland Police Department wrote on Facebook. After that, Hoch headed straight to the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport...
Turning a page on books about dogs

Turning a page on books about dogs

When my husband, Ed, and I adopted Teddy in 2014, we received numerous “dog” books from family and friends. RELATED » Karin Spicer on letting a dog sleep in owners’ bed The books ranged from understanding behavior (American College of Veterinary Behaviorists “Decoding Your Dog”) to dog games and tricks (Sophie Collins’s “Fun Games for a Smarter Dog&rdquo...
Kennard thrilled to be close to home with Pistons

Kennard thrilled to be close to home with Pistons

Among the many small details from the NBA Draft, Jennifer Kennard will remember the Cheetos. Luke Kennard’s mom survived a tense but thrilling evening by snacking at the table Thursday at the Barclays Center. There were also granola bars and other items for the draft prospects and their families, and when the Detroit Pistons selected the Franklin High School graduate Kennard with the 12th pick...
BET Awards 2017: What time, what channel, who is nominated, performing

BET Awards 2017: What time, what channel, who is nominated, performing

Some of the biggest artists in rap, hip hop, pop, R&B, movies and TV will be at the BET Awards on Sunday. Remy Ma, DJ Khaled, New Edition and more  are scheduled to be at the show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.  Here’s what you need to know before the show: What time: 8 p.m. ET What channel: BET, with live streams on BET.com and YouTube.  A backstage live stream will...
FBI to police in Texas: Bigfoot is ‘most wanted fugitive’

FBI to police in Texas: Bigfoot is ‘most wanted fugitive’

Round Rock, Texas, Police Chief Allen Banks has received a special message from the Federal Bureau of Investigation: the Hairy Man seen galavanting around the Round Rock trails is a “most wanted fugitive.” According to the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, which has been keeping residents abreast of recent Bigfoot sightings, Round Rock’s top police official got an...
8-year-old Florida boy catches 6-foot-long python

8-year-old Florida boy catches 6-foot-long python

An 8-year-old Florida boy teamed up with his father to catch a 6-foot-long python in the Florida Everglades. According to a Friday Facebook post by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Joe Daskam and his father, Steve Daskam spotted the snake while driving down a road one night. Under his Daskam supervision, officials said Joe approached the snake from behind and grabbed it right...
Who are the 2 Thunderbirds in Friday's Dayton Air Show crash?

Who are the 2 Thunderbirds in Friday's Dayton Air Show crash?

A U.S. Air Force pilot and tactical aircraft maintainer sustained injuries in a plane crash Friday at the Dayton Air Show. The pilot, Capt. Erik Gonsalves, is the advance pilot/narrator for the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, flying the No. 8 jet, according to an Air Force biography. Gonsalves entered the Air Force in 2008 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado...
Tornado Facts and Safety

Tornado Facts and Safety

Tornadoes can range in intensity. Wind speeds are measured on the Enhanced Fujita scale, which was implemented in February of 2007: EF0 = 65 – 85 mph winds EF1 = 86 – 110 mph winds EF2 = 111 – 135 mph winds EF3 = 136 – 165 mph winds EF4 = 166 – 200 mph winds EF5 = Over 200 mph winds Tetsuya Theodore "Ted" Fujita (1920-1998) developed the original Fujita Tornado...
Snapchat introduces location-sharing with Snap Map

Snapchat introduces location-sharing with Snap Map

Snapchat is introducing a new way to locate your friends with the Snap Map.  The social media platform announced the news this week, revealing that the location-sharing feature will allow friends to find each other or anyone in the world using its map.  “We've built a whole new way to explore the world! See what's happening, find your friends, and get inspired to go on an adventure...
Prada paper clip costs more than one-way flight to Mexico

Prada paper clip costs more than one-way flight to Mexico

Prada is known for its Italian luxury fashions. But it’s recently added office supplies to the lineup, and those are just as expensive as some of the brand’s more popular items. »RELATED: Nordstrom selling $85 stone 'wrapped' in leather  The company is selling paper clips, and you can purchase one for a whopping $185.  Described as a money clip on Barney’s website...
Former F-16 pilot says wind probably factor in flip over

Former F-16 pilot says wind probably factor in flip over

The F-16 Thunderbird fighter plane that flipped over on Friday at the Dayton Airport is built for flying but in windy weather on the ground it can be a challenge to drive on the runway, said aviation expert Ken Currell of Centerville. “(A gust) can get underneath the wing of that airplane and potentially flip it, particularly if the airplane is moving at all,” said Currell, a corporate...
9-foot-6, 500-pound sturgeon found at Oregon dam likely 60-70 years old

9-foot-6, 500-pound sturgeon found at Oregon dam likely 60-70 years old

A 9-foot-6 inch sturgeon weighing in at 500 pounds was found pinned Thursday in a radial gate at the Keno Dam in Oregon, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The fish had sustained a head injury at some point and was dead when officials found it. It is believed to have been one of 221 sturgeons moved in 1958 from the Columbia River to Klamath County. At the time, officials were...
Man 'proposes' to girl after proposing to her mother

Man 'proposes' to girl after proposing to her mother

Grant Tribbett planned the perfect day to propose to his girlfriend. After breakfast at their local Cracker Barrel in Fishers, Indiana, Tribbett took his girlfriend, Cassandra Reschar, and Adrianna, her daughter from a previous relationship, to a bridge inside Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve. Hiding in the woods was Tribbett’s friend and photographer, Mandi Gilliland, who he asked the previous...
Woman attacked at gas pump, turns tables on would-be robbers, police say

Woman attacked at gas pump, turns tables on would-be robbers, police say

A Memphis, Tennessee, woman turned the tables on a suspect who twice pointed a gun at her during an attempted robbery, police say. According to a police report, the woman was pumping gas Wednesday evening when an unknown man approached her. The suspect put a gun into her side and demanded her money and car keys, the report said. The woman told police she pushed the gun away and turned to face the...
RuPaul, Taraji P. Henson, Lynda Carter, others getting star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

RuPaul, Taraji P. Henson, Lynda Carter, others getting star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The 2018 class for the Hollywood Walk of Fame was announced Thursday, and a number of popular stars are set to have ceremonies. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce named entertainers from music, movies, television and radio as part of this year’s class. Reality TV personalities RuPaul Charles and Simon Cowell are part of the class.  TV stars include actors Anthony Anderson and Taraji P. Henson...
TSA agent stole from passenger's belongings, police say

TSA agent stole from passenger's belongings, police say

A Transportation Security Administration agent has been arrested after he was accused of stealing money from a passenger at Orlando International Airport in Florida, Orlando police said. Alexander Shae Johnson, 22, was arrested Thursday night. Passenger Kathleen Duddleston entered the TSA checkpoint and was stopped for additional screening, police said. While she was patted down, Duddleston told TSA...
Flight attendants recreate Britney Spears' 'Toxic' video

Flight attendants recreate Britney Spears' 'Toxic' video

Flight crew for a Thai airline paid homage to Britney Spears when flight attendants took advantage of an empty airplane and recreated the video for the pop singer’s 2003 hit “Toxic.” >> Read more trending news Four flight attendants for Nok Air danced and sashayed around an empty plane to the beat of Spears’ “Toxic,” mostly without singing or mouthing...
Reds send one prospect to Triple-A to call up another from Double-A

Reds send one prospect to Triple-A to call up another from Double-A

The Cincinnati Reds sent Amir Garrett down to Triple-A to make room for Louis Castillo on Friday. They announced earlier in the week Castillo, their No. 5 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, would make his MLB debut in a start in Washington against the Nationals on Friday night. Garrett, a rookie lefty, had a strong start to the season but has struggled in five of his last six starts. RELATED:...
Indefinite suspension recommended for Troy lawyer

Indefinite suspension recommended for Troy lawyer

The Board of Professional Conduct of the Supreme Court of Ohio has recommended an indefinite suspension from the practice of law in the state for Troy lawyer Christopher Bucio. Paperwork filed with the Ohio Supreme Court this week states neither Bucio or the court’s Disciplinary Counsel would file objections to the board’s recommendations for action by the Ohio Supreme Court. The court...
Authorities ID 10-year-old killed by log on Alabama beach

Authorities ID 10-year-old killed by log on Alabama beach

Authorities have identified a 10-year-old boy killed on an Alabama beach this week as Tropical Storm Cindy churned toward shore.  Nolan McCabe, of St. Louis, Missouri, was vacationing in Fort Morgan with his family Wednesday morning when Cindy’s storm surge washed a large log on the beach over the boy. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Nolan suffered severe head injuries when...
Hartsock: How much money could Luke Kennard make as No. 12 pick?

Hartsock: How much money could Luke Kennard make as No. 12 pick?

Remember when the first move by an NBA first round draft pick was to hold out for more money in a contract? That’s something that rarely happens any more thanks to a rookie salary scale that’s been part of the league’s collective bargaining agreement since 2011. For example, Luke Kennard is set to cash in up in Detroit, and the former Franklin star already knows the digits and the...
4 Cincinnati Bengals thoughts to ponder between now and training camp

4 Cincinnati Bengals thoughts to ponder between now and training camp

With the Cincinnati Bengals done practicing until the start of training camp in late July, Jay Morrison broke down the roster heading into Marvin Lewis’ 15th season as the team’s coach. Here’s what jumped out at me: Jeremy Hill is the only healthy, experienced, highly drafted back on the roster. Can he hold down the fort until Giovani Bernard is healthy and/or Joe Mixon is ready?...
Butler County shooting shows some battles for veterans fought at home

Butler County shooting shows some battles for veterans fought at home

The most dangerous battles veterans sometimes face occur back home, a world away from the violence of war. Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder can be triggered years after the soldiers are discharged and by the simplest of actions: a loud noise, a distinct smell or weather conditions, experts said. MORE: Mom before son fatally shot by deputy: ‘It is like he is at war’ Veteran suicides...
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