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Springfield dad arrested after baby overdoses, revived with Narcan

A Springfield man has been charged with endangering children after his 1-year-old son was revived with Narcan and allegedly found with cocaine and synthetic opiates in his system. Samuel J. Mosley, 38, was arrested Friday and appeared in Clark County Municipal Court today and pleaded not guilty. His bond was set at $25,000. RELATED: New program seeks to reach Clark County overdose patients, save lives...


RECALL: Lay’s chips recalled for potential Salmonella contamination

RECALL: Lay’s chips recalled for potential Salmonella contamination

Frito-Lay has voluntarily recalled two of its brand of snacks, including its Jalapeño-flavored potato chips. The Jalapeno Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato have been recalled due to a potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children...
Sam’s Club introduces 300 new products, including wine

Sam’s Club introduces 300 new products, including wine

Sam’s Club has relaunched its private brand, adding more than 300 new products this year. The warehouse club revamped its Member’s Mark brand, which represents $10 billion in sales for the division of Walmart. The new product line covers everything from food products to general merchandise. In addition to redesigning the brand’s labels, the club has also introduced 300 new items...
Gas prices continue to slowly increase

Gas prices continue to slowly increase

DAYTON — Average retail gasoline prices in Dayton increased 10.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.39 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 391 gas outlets in Dayton. This compares with the national average that has increased 1 cent per gallon in the last week to $2.42 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.   Including the...
Highs in the 70s today, showers, storms Thursday

Highs in the 70s today, showers, storms Thursday

High pressure will deliver a mostly sunny and warm start to the week. Lots of sun and warm Monday Mostly dry through Wednesday  Showers and storms Thursday RELATED: County-by-County Forecasts   TODAY: Temperatures will climb above normal into the lower 70s this afternoon. A little breezy at times. A few scattered clouds develop late afternoon with a slight chance of a passing...
Junior Achievement to honor business leaders

Junior Achievement to honor business leaders

Junior Achievement of the Mad River Region will honor a New Carlisle business owner, an educator and a Mechanicsburg couple who started their own fair trade coffee business at an event next month. JA of the Mad River Region will honor Bill Scarff, owner of Scarff’s Nursery in New Carlisle, as its 2017 Laureate. Scarff has played an active role in New Carlisle’s business community for years...
Businesses donate $40K for new gym floor at Springfield Salvation Army

Businesses donate $40K for new gym floor at Springfield Salvation Army

The Clark County Salvation Army soon will have a new gym floor after local businesses banded together to fund the $40,000 project. It’s been 35 years since the organization replaced its tile floor, said Ryan Ray, resource development manager with the Salvation Army. Now, it may add new programs once the floor is completed. “It wasn’t something that we could do years ago, but thanks...
Clark County receives mixed results for air quality

Clark County receives mixed results for air quality

Clark County received mixed results on its air quality, according to a recent report from the American Lung Association. The county received an F grade for its ozone quality, but received an A grade for short-term particle pollution, according to the Association’s State of the Air 2017 report. RELATED: Springfield leader wants lifetime warranty on hazardous waste cleanup Clark County received...
The former Jeremiah Morrow Bridge has fallen down

The former Jeremiah Morrow Bridge has fallen down

UPDATE @ 1:45 p.m.: Both directions on I-71 in Turtlecreek Twp., Warren County are back open after the Ohio Department of Transportation executed a controlled demolition of the former Jeremiah Morrow Bridge. Some delays are continuing on the southbound side, but ODOT reports all lanes are back open. UPDATE @ 12:10: A second demolition attempt appears to be successful in bringing down remaining sections...
Springfield asks voters for tax increase to fix roads, fight drugs

Springfield asks voters for tax increase to fix roads, fight drugs

Springfield city leaders want to increase local income taxes to maintain services, fix roads and hire more police officers, but opponents believe it will make the city less attractive for prospective residents and businesses. Residents will vote May 2 whether to raise the city’s income tax for 5½ years from 2 percent to 2.4 percent. “We’re definitely at a crossroads here in...
Warming trend continues with nice days ahead

Warming trend continues with nice days ahead

A nice couple days ahead Temperatures crack 80 degrees Wednesday Showers and storms to finish workweek Overnight: Mainly clear skies are expected, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. It will be cool with lows in the middle 40s, though areas south of Interstate 70 may only dip into the upper 40s. Monday: Mostly sunny skies are expected with highs in the lower 70s. Tuesday: Partly sunny...
Student of the Week Southeastern High School

Student of the Week Southeastern High School

Name: Saylor Evans School: Southeastern High School Grade: 12 Age: 18 Extra-curricular: Four year volleyball player, senior class president, National Honor Society secretary, Spirit of Southeastern member, two year Quick Recall member, three year choir member, choir vice president, high school musical cast member, student director for the musical, 4-H club treasurer, Vacation Bible School helper and...
Athlete of the Week Southeastern High School

Athlete of the Week Southeastern High School

Name: Robbie Mills School: Southeastern High School Grade: 12 Age: 18 Sports: Football, Wrestling Claim to fame/honors: Honorable Mention in OHC for football and wrestling, 2nd team OHC in wrestling junior year, Honorable Mention in Clark County for wrestling junior/senior year Words you live by: “Never give up.” Toughest opponent: Mechanicsburg football and wrestling Biggest influence...
Baseball: Loss to Tipp leaves Kenton Ridge eager for rematch

Baseball: Loss to Tipp leaves Kenton Ridge eager for rematch

Kenton Ridge’s chances of a No. 1 seed in the Division II sectional tournament draw are likely gone due to a 9-0 loss to Tippecanoe on Saturday at Tom Randall Field. That didn’t upset Kenton Ridge coach Aaron Shaffer, though. Instead, Shaffer is confident his team will learn from Saturday’s mistakes and be ready for a rematch against the Red Devils in the postseason. Tippecanoe (15-3)...
Clark County residents clean up downtown Springfield

Clark County residents clean up downtown Springfield

More than 100 people participated in cleaning up downtown Springfield, with volunteers picking up litter, sweeping, mulching and planting in an area spanning 30 blocks. The Clark County Solid Waste District organized its eighth annual downtown cleanup Saturday, with 106 volunteers participating from 8 to 11 a.m., making it the largest turnout in the event’s history. Organizers worked with local...
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao coming to region Monday

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao coming to region Monday

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will visit the region Monday, touring the Transportation Research Center (TRC) Inc. in East Liberty with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman. She will tour the facility, which is the country’s largest independent vehicle test facility and proving grounds. Chao is the wife of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Jr. of Kentucky. Her visit is scheduled for...
Springfield groups ready for second Minority Health Fair

Springfield groups ready for second Minority Health Fair

Organizers of the second annual Minority Health Fair hope this year’s event is as successful as the first. More than 200 people attended the event last year, according to NAACP President Denise D. Williams. Four participants, however, are etched into Williams’ memory still. A LOOK BACK: First minority health fair planned “I believe we had the mammogram bus, and we...
Stafford: Imperfect traffic leads to pefect day debate

Stafford: Imperfect traffic leads to pefect day debate

I used to think of a perfect day as a day on which nothing goes wrong. That began to change for me not long ago in one of the region’s most imperfect of places: Southbound I-75 just north of the exit at Edwin C. Moses Drive. As anyone who travels Ohio 4 to I-75 and heads south during rush hour knows, somewhere north of the exit, traffic slows to the point that it resembles the digestive tracts...
Teen who suffered traumatic brain injury to attend Springfield prom

Teen who suffered traumatic brain injury to attend Springfield prom

A local teenager will go to prom today — something his family and friends didn’t think they’d see after he was nearly killed when a van hit him in 2005. Unik Crochran, 17, was struck on Grand Avenue in Springfield when he was 5 years old and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Doctors didn’t think he would survive, Crochran’s childhood friend, 18-year-old Tanae Dixon,...
Springfield won’t follow Dayton, plans to keep red light cameras off

Springfield won’t follow Dayton, plans to keep red light cameras off

The city of Springfield won’t be resuming its red light camera program any time soon, despite Dayton’s proposal to turn its red-light and speed-detection cameras back on later this month to improve safety at intersections. Springfield leaders have said they won’t turn the city’s cameras back on until the issue is settled statewide in order to avoid driver confusion. The city...
Sunshine returns over coming days

Sunshine returns over coming days

Chilly overnight with skies clearing More sunshine Sunday as warming trend kicks in Shower, storms arrive late Wednesday into Thursday Clouds will decrease overnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. It will be a cold night with lows in the upper 30s. Sunday: More sunshine brightens the day. A few more clouds are expected south of Interstate 70 and east of Interstate 75. Highs...
Commentary: Numbers aren’t adding up on farm income

Commentary: Numbers aren’t adding up on farm income

According to numbers compiled and published by Agri-Pulse, the Washington, D.C.-based ag news service, the top bosses at ag-centered commodity groups and federally-chartered checkoff agencies had far better recent years than the farmers and ranchers they claim to serve. For example, Agri-Pulse’s annual compensation report published last September noted that Steve Censky, chief executive officer...
Graham students give back to the community

Graham students give back to the community

Graham Local Schools held the district’s first service day Friday, aiming to teach students the value of helping others in their community. Students from the elementary school up to the high school took Friday to serve the community. Depending on the student’s age, they tackled tasks like planting flowers around the school, visiting a local nursing home, washing cars, painting lockers...
Police: Springfield Twp. firefighter ‘tearful’ during alleged confession

Police: Springfield Twp. firefighter ‘tearful’ during alleged confession

A former Springfield Twp. firefighter pleaded not guilty Friday in Clark County Common Pleas Court to several charges after he was accused of sexually assaulting teens in the fire department’s cadet program. Jonathan Scott Monroe, 23, of 141 The Post Road, Apt. G, Springfield, faces charges that include three counts each of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and sexual battery, as well as...
Power outage reported at Kings Island

Power outage reported at Kings Island

MASON -- A power outage that hit Kings Island this evening has affected "certain areas of the park" and officials at the park Tweeted that all attractions will be open soon. That Tweet was sent out just before 7 p.m.  We're continuing to work to get more details about the outage from park officials.  GOT A TIP? Call our 24-hour line, 937-259-2237 or sent it to newsdesk@cmogbnt...
Pike County plea: ‘End this nightmare,’ Rhoden family survivors say

Pike County plea: ‘End this nightmare,’ Rhoden family survivors say

Geneva Rhoden spent a year waking up, losing sleep and shedding more tears than she cares to count. “I would like to say from a mother’s heart, that I hurt so bad inside from the day that I found out,” Rhoden said about the methodical executions of her sons Christopher Sr. and Kenneth, her grandchildren and grandson’s fiancee. “I think about it day and night.” Rhoden...
Clark County Fuller Center to celebrate success stories

Clark County Fuller Center to celebrate success stories

SPRINGFIELD – About two decades ago, at the age of 49, Springfield native Joan Balium was at a crossroads in her life. With three children and a special needs grandson to finish raising, and suddenly no house to raise them in, Balium was searching for answers. She found them at the local Habitat For Humanity chapter, which two years ago became the Clark County Fuller Center for Housing. RELATED...
Promise Zone Community Chest to help cover participation costs

Promise Zone Community Chest to help cover participation costs

What interests the children in your life? Perhaps science and technology fascinate your nephew; your granddaughter enjoys playing team sports; your neighbor’s son wants to be a drummer, and you know all too well from hearing him practice next door! All children have interests; however, not all children have an equal opportunity to pursue them. It is a heartbreaking fact that not all families...
Clark County sheriff’s dispatcher accused of misusing police property

Clark County sheriff’s dispatcher accused of misusing police property

(UPDATED @ 6:25 p.m.) A Springfield man is free on bond, accused of a felony on a charge accusing him of misusing a database used by law enforcement for investigative purposes while he was a Clark County sheriff's dispatcher.  Troy Orndorff, 45, was arrested Wednesday and released on a signature bond (no cash) Friday morning after his arraignment in Clark County Municipal Court on the charge...
Paula Faris says she was told ‘show your goods’ to succeed at Dayton TV station

Paula Faris says she was told ‘show your goods’ to succeed at Dayton TV station

Paula Faris, a co-host of ABC’s The View and Good Morning America’s weekend edition, on Friday said she was sexually harassed while working at a Dayton TV news station. “I had an opportunity to start reporting at the station in Dayton, Ohio. One of my superiors, right when I started, said women didn’t belong in sports,” Faris said. “And you won’t make it unless...
West Liberty school shooting victim gets back brace off

West Liberty school shooting victim gets back brace off

The West-Liberty Salem school shooting victim has recovered enough that he took off his back brace Thursday, his parents said on Facebook. Logan Cole, 17, was shot twice Jan. 20 in a bathroom at West-Liberty Salem High School, according to police. Logan required heart surgery and had to wear the brace for the past few months. His family said he has kept a positive altitude throughout the ordeal and...
Jon Husted takes steps toward run for Ohio governor

Jon Husted takes steps toward run for Ohio governor

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s as-yet-unannounced bid for governor moved forward today with the announcement that his office’s press secretary would join the Husted for Ohio campaign. Josh Eck said his last day in the office was today and he will become a spokesman for the campaign. “I have been a fan of Jon Husted’s since before I worked for him. He’s been pretty...
Shawnee wraps up baseball investigation, students face ‘consequences’

Shawnee wraps up baseball investigation, students face ‘consequences’

The Clark-Shawnee Local School District has completed its internal investigation into the school’s baseball team and said students will face consequences. The district has been investigating the Shawnee High School baseball program for about three weeks after allegations were made involving student athletes during a spring break baseball trip to Tennessee. Superintendent Gregg Morris said Friday...
Springfield woman jailed after toddlers found alone blocks from home

Springfield woman jailed after toddlers found alone blocks from home

Springfield police arrested a woman for child endangering after reportedly leaving her nephews home alone. The children were located by witnesses and police three blocks from their home in the area of South Center Street and West Southern Avenue around 10:30 a.m. April 20. The victims are a 1-year-old boy and 2-year-old boy, according to a Springfield police report. Ty'eisha Moore, 25, is facing...
Springfield police investigate theft at Holiday Inn Express

Springfield police investigate theft at Holiday Inn Express

Springfield police are investigating after a man stole a money box from behind the front desk of the Holiday Inn Express on Raydo Circle, according to a police report. Officers responded to the business around 5:20 a.m. Friday after an employee reported the theft. According to the report, the employee said a man pulled up in a gray Ford Taurus and exited the vehicle with a hoodie on tied tightly around...
Mark your calendar for these 2017 meteor showers

Mark your calendar for these 2017 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. Lyrids: Active April 16-25. Rates are usually 10-20 meteors per hour. The moon will be a waning crescent so the sky will be pretty dark. This meteor shower is associated with fireballs which are very bright. The shower peaks...
New Wright State president faces criticism over changes at Missouri

New Wright State president faces criticism over changes at Missouri

Wright State University’s incoming president is credited with growing and improving the Missouri University of Science and Technology. She boosted enrollment, increased revenue and tackled budget issues at Missouri S&T. RELATED: New WSU president one of only a few women to lead a university But, her successes there spurred some backlash, including an effort by some faculty members to hold a...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0174 - Nationstar Mortgage LLC v. Roxanne Monteith, Lakeview, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 823 Perrin Ave., for $39,480. 17-CV-0218 - Ta-Tiana Collins-Dixon, 1118 Tibbetts Ave., and Latoria Wallace, Xenia, v. First Acceptance Services, Inc., Columbus, and Ohio Department of Medicaid, Columbus, complaint in excess of $25,000 for uninsured/underinsured...
Researchers around the world heading to Dayton for AFRL program

Researchers around the world heading to Dayton for AFRL program

Dozens of researchers around the world will work with Air Force Research Laboratory engineers next month in downtown Dayton on solving targeted issues with autonomous systems, an agency leader says. Thirty-nine academic and industry researchers will join 10 AFRL scientists to work on the problem for about three months, said AFRL executive director C. Douglas Ebersole. “It’s going to support...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Randy N. Blevins, 41, of Enon, domestic violence amended to menacing, guilty, 30 days jail with 30 days suspended, apply bond to fine and costs, fined $250; assault, dismissed. Joseph A. Bystrek, 33, of Fairborn, domestic violence amended to disorderly, guilty, 30 days jail with 30 days suspended, payment of fine and costs, fined $250; assault, dismissed. James L....
Springfield woman charged in alleged fanny pack, beer can assault

Springfield woman charged in alleged fanny pack, beer can assault

A woman has been charged with striking another woman in the face with what might have been a fanny pack full of beer cans. Donna Furman, 54, has been charged with assault in Clark County Municipal Court. CRIME: Man acquitted on rape charge appears to kill himself days later “(The victim) stated that the two had been drinking and for a totally unknown reason while in the kitchen … Ms....
Wright State’s executive vice president resigns

Wright State’s executive vice president resigns

Wright State University’s executive vice president of planning is resigning, the Dayton Daily News has learned. Robert Sweeney’s last day as part of the WSU administration will be May 20, said spokesman Seth Bauguess. Sweeney also serves as secretary to the board of trustees. Sweeney will return to a finance faculty position in the Raj Soin College of Business. He will begin teaching full-time...
Pike County Murders: Rhoden family makes plea for information

Pike County Murders: Rhoden family makes plea for information

PIKE COUNTY — The Ohio Attorney General's Office released a video message from Geneva Rhoden and Teresa Grebing, who are pleading for information that could assist in the investigation into the murders of their loved ones.   Eight people, members of the Rhoden, Gilley, and Manley families, were found dead on April 22, 2016.  In the 28 minute video, Geneva Rhoden, the mother...
Clerk can’t read robber’s note because of messy handwriting, police say 

Clerk can’t read robber’s note because of messy handwriting, police say 

A robbery suspect’s handwriting was so undecipherable that a store clerk handed the demand note back to the man Thursday and asked him to read it, police said. Dion Taylor walked into a Family Dollar around 7:30 p.m. and handed the clerk the note, according to WKBN. The clerk handed it back to Taylor when he could not understand what was written on it.  “This is a robbery, please...
Bill Clinton tweets about ‘bugged’ Clinton Center, pokes fun at Trump

Bill Clinton tweets about ‘bugged’ Clinton Center, pokes fun at Trump

  Former President Bill Clinton took a jab at President Donald Trump on Sunday with a Twitter photo of himself next to a giant bug sculpture outside the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum in Little Rock, Arkansas. “BREAKING: We just learned that the @ClintonCenter has been bugged,” Clinton tweeted with the photo. Clinton seems to be joking about Trump’s allegations...
Premier, UnitedHealthcare negotiations continue over health plans

Premier, UnitedHealthcare negotiations continue over health plans

Contract talks between the region’s largest health system and insurer United Health Care remain at an impasse as a deadline approaches that could jeopardize the health plans of up to 70,000 local residents. Premier Health and UnitedHealthcare, one of the largest group health insurers in the area, have been at an impasse in talks to renew their health care coverage relationships, and the deadline...
Nurse midwives help women beyond childbirth

Nurse midwives help women beyond childbirth

Stacy Hudepohl hopes to expand the perception that certified nurse midwives simply exist to help women through natural childbirth. “A midwife is very similar to a nurse practitioner in that we care for women throughout their entire lifespan,” said Ms. Hudepohl, a certified nurse midwife, who practices with the Center for Women’s Health & Wellness in Mason. “We care for young...
Man indicted on felony charge after violent argument over biscuits

Man indicted on felony charge after violent argument over biscuits

An Alabama man has been indicted on a felony domestic violence charge for a September 2016 argument over biscuits that turned violent. Billy George Phillips II, 33, of Hartselle, was arrested Thursday on a charge of domestic violence by strangulation or suffocation, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reported. In Alabama, that charge is a Class B felony. Phillips is accused of choking the...
Biking, blading and boarding? Protect yourself

Biking, blading and boarding? Protect yourself

With spring in full swing, you’re probably heading outside with your friends and family to spend time bicycling, in-line skating or skateboarding. But before you head outside, make sure you take a few safety precautions to avoid common problems that will land you in the ER. “Each year we see injuries associated with biking, in-line skating and skateboarding that include head injuries,...
High School Softball State Poll: Where is your team ranked?

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

Below is the second weekly state poll from the Ohio High School Fastpitch Coaches Association, with total voting points and first-place votes in parenthesis: DIVISION I 1. Lebanon 100 (4) 2. Gahanna Lincoln 77 (3) 3. Anthony Wayne 62 (2) 4. Teays Valley 58 5. Milford 56 6. Lakota East 55 7. Walsh Jesuit 54 (4) 8. Pickerington Central 52 9. Louisville 45 10. Hilliard Davidson 32 DIVISION II 1. Hebron...
Rihanna Photoshops Queen’s head onto her body in Instagram posts

Rihanna Photoshops Queen’s head onto her body in Instagram posts

  Rihanna is amusing some and annoying others with her Instagram posts about Britain’s Queen Elizabeth. The award-winning singer Photoshopped the queen’s head onto her body in a series of photos of herself dressed in racy outfits. One of the photos shows the queen’s head on Rihanna’s body dressed in the revealing outfit that the artist wore to Coachella. Another shot shows...
Sean Hannity accused of harassment; says accusation is ‘complete fabrication’ from ‘serial accuser’

Sean Hannity accused of harassment; says accusation is ‘complete fabrication’ from ‘serial accuser’

Fox News host Sean Hannity is calling an accusation of sexual harassment against him by a conservative commentator a “complete fabrication,” and said he will sue the woman who leveled the charges. Hannity was responding to a radio interview on Friday in which Debbie Schlussel said Hannity once invited her back to his hotel room after a book signing in Detroit. Schlussel, speaking to radio...
Dayton-area event will feature 500 small businesses

Dayton-area event will feature 500 small businesses

Ohio’s largest small-business-to-government-contracting event is set to happen Wednesday, the Ohio Development Services Agency said. The 2017 Ohio Business Matchmaker will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Wright State University’s Ervin J. Nutter Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Fairborn. RELATED: Defense contractor opens new office, sees fast growth The event will feature more than...
Student graduates from college after stepfather said he’d fail

Student graduates from college after stepfather said he’d fail

Daivon Reeder stepped onto the Eastern Michigan University campus for freshman orientation four years ago.  As he prepared for his commencement on Saturday Reeder reflected on his stepfather’s words of discouragement that ended up serving as inspiration. “My stepdad told me it was pointless to go to orientation, I wasn't going to graduate. (Four) years later he (is) in jail & I'm...
Luxury retailer Jimmy Choo up for sale 

Luxury retailer Jimmy Choo up for sale 

Luxury retailer Jimmy Choo is on the market. >> Read more trending news  The BBC reports the high-end shoe brand is seeking offers, but has not yet received any bids.  Jimmy Choo believes a sale would “maximize ... value for its shareholders,” a company statement said Monday. Right now, the British brand has a market value of nearly $900 million and operates...
What phrase does President Trump use most often?

What phrase does President Trump use most often?

While President Donald Trump seems never to be at a loss for words, both spoken and tweeted, a linguistics professor at Georgetown University says there is one phase that does seem to crop up in his public speaking more often than others.  “Believe me” is the most common two-word phrase the president has used in public in his almost 100-day administration, according to a story from...
Sports Today: Reds roll behind Arroyo, NFL draft approaches, NBA playoffs continue, etc.

Sports Today: Reds roll behind Arroyo, NFL draft approaches, NBA playoffs continue, etc.

The Cincinnati Reds lost two of three games to the Chicago Cubs, but they snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-5 win Sunday.  Bronson Arroyo had his best start of the season, striking out seven and walking none, and Patrick Kivlehan drove in three runs for the victors.  The Reds also got two hits, including a home run, from struggling right fielder Scott Schebler while Eugenio...
Caitlyn Jenner still happy with gender reassignment

Caitlyn Jenner still happy with gender reassignment

Caitlyn Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer Friday for a follow up “20/20” interview where she confirmed that she has undergone “the final surgery” in her gender reassignment. >> Read more trending news But she didn’t say much about the topic. “I’m not going to dwell on that subject. It’s not an appropriate question to ask a trans person,&rdquo...
Teen takes control of cancer in video that’s equal parts heartbreaking and inspiring

Teen takes control of cancer in video that’s equal parts heartbreaking and inspiring

A teenage girl battling cancer took back some control of her life when she shaved her head before chemotherapy could take her hair away from her. Now, the video is inspiring thousands of people around the world. >> Read more trending news  “I had a perspective where cancer and chemo kind of control your life,” McKenzi Middlebrooks of Loganville, Georgia, told ABC News....
Florida mother of 7 donates kidney to co-worker

Florida mother of 7 donates kidney to co-worker

VENICE, Fla. — A 45-year-old Florida mother of seven donated one of her kidneys to a 26-year-old co-worker, the Sarasota Herald Tribune reported. >> Read more trending news “I said, heck, he can have one of mine,” Christine Higbee said. “I have seven kids — if I need one, I can borrow one of theirs.” Higbee donated her kidney to Zack Pacyna, who has worked...
Attorney representing doctor pulled from plane representing woman at center of stroller fight

Attorney representing doctor pulled from plane representing woman at center of stroller fight

The Chicago attorney who is representing the man who was forcibly dragged from a recent United Airlines flight, now has another airline passenger as a client. >> Read more trending news  Thomas Demetrio is now representing the mother who was boarding a recent American Airlines flight. The mother claims her stroller was forcibly taken from her, nearly hitting her and her child. Demetrio...
Father of NFL hopeful killed in South Florida

Father of NFL hopeful killed in South Florida

The father of NFL hopeful and Florida State University star Travis Rudolph was killed this weekend in an accidental shooting, according to reports from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Darryl Rudolph was shot Saturday morning while he was doing repair work at Sugar Daddy’s Adult Cabaret on Military Trail, south of Southern Boulevard. >> Read more trending news...
Space Glossary

Space Glossary

  Asteroid: A large space rock that stays in space. These rocky objects orbit the sun and are much smaller than planets.   Bolide: The light emitted by a large meteoroid or asteroid as it explodes in the atmosphere.   Comet: A solid body made of ice, rock, dust and frozen gases. As they fracture and disintegrate, some comets leave a trail of solid debris.    Fireball: A very...
12-year-old caught after driving 800 miles across Australia

12-year-old caught after driving 800 miles across Australia

A 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia was stopped by police 800 miles into his journey, the BBC reported. The boy was pulled over near the mining town of Broken Hill in the New South Wales outback on Saturday after a patrol noticed the car's bumper dragging on the ground. Police said the boy had been trying to drive from Kendall in New South Wales to Perth in Western Australia...
Nursery school offers services for sick kids so parents don’t miss work

Nursery school offers services for sick kids so parents don’t miss work

An Indianapolis preschool is offering a service to its parents when kids are sick. Parents with kids who are under the weather don’t have to miss a day of work, Rainbow Station at Geist will still take them.  >> Read more trending news The school, which offers nursery school, Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten and school-aged recreation programs now have separate areas called the Get...
Amber Heard, Elon Musk are officially together?

Amber Heard, Elon Musk are officially together?

There’s been talk of actress Amber Heard and billionaire Elon Musk being romantically linked, but this weekend the pair made it “social media official.” >> Read more trending news  Johnny Depp’s ex has hooked up with the Tesla founder, and they were caught on film together in Australia, People reported. Heard is in the land down under, filming &ldquo...
Nintendo’s NES Classic on sale at Best Buy for Monday only

Nintendo’s NES Classic on sale at Best Buy for Monday only

Best Buy announced Sunday that it will sell Nintendo's NES Classic for one day only on Monday. The game system has been discontinued by Nintendo, and Best Buy says it has only “limited quantities” available for sale. According to the chain, customers can buy only one NES Classic, and it is on a first come, first-served basis. There will be a ticketing system for those who are waiting in...
Competitor helps fellow runner complete London Marathon

Competitor helps fellow runner complete London Marathon

LONDON -- A competitor at the London Marathon exhibited some fine sportsmanship Sunday by helping a fellow runner cross the finish line, the BBC reported. >> Read more trending news  Matthew Rees put his arm around David Wyeth, who was struggling to reach the finish line, and guided him the final 150 yards to finish the race. The pair were cheered home by Princes William and Harry...
7 things to know now: Confederate monuments coming down; O'Reilly on podcast; Obama to speak

7 things to know now: Confederate monuments coming down; O'Reilly on podcast; Obama to speak

Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today. 1. Monuments removed: Workers in New Orleans began removing Confederate monuments around the city early Monday. Trucks arrived around 1:30 a.m. at the first of four monuments the city is taking down. City officials say some protesting the removal of the statues have made death threats. According to The Associated Press, workers inspecting...
New Orleans begins to take down Confederate monuments

New Orleans begins to take down Confederate monuments

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu put into motion the removal of Confederate monuments early Monday, Fox News reported, while a group that sued the city to halt the action held a vigil in protest. The first of four statues were removed before dawn on Monday. >> Read more trending news  The Liberty Monument, erected in 1891, is an obelisk that commemorates the Crescent...
Local war hero subject of new movie starring Hollywood A-listers

Local war hero subject of new movie starring Hollywood A-listers

A Piqua war hero who has one of the “great untold stories of the Vietnam era” is the subject of a new Hollywood film. “The Last Full Measure,” with Samuel L. Jackson, William Hurt and Peter Fonda, Diane Ladd, Christopher Plummer and Alison Sudol, is based on the true story of Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, portrayed by Grant Gustin. Pitsenbarger’s uniform and an...
Police: Fascination prompted man to steal rare copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ 

Police: Fascination prompted man to steal rare copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ 

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. —  An Illinois man who stole a 90-year-old copy of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” from a museum said he was “fascinated by it,” police said. >> Read more trending news Robert Charles LeCompte, 30, of Collinsville, was charged Friday with one count each of burglary and theft, both felonies, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Surveillance...
Trump tweets thanks to S. Florida residents for support

Trump tweets thanks to S. Florida residents for support

Residents in a South Florida city located just a few miles south of Donald Trump’s Palm Beach County residence showed up for a book reading at a local restaurant and wound up getting a 26-character thank you from the president Sunday morning. The “Fox and Friends” morning show cameras captured them praising his work to author and Fox news correspondent Ed Henry. >> Read more...
Police: South Florida man drops baby to join in fight

Police: South Florida man drops baby to join in fight

Two South Florida residents are facing charges after they were accused of attacking a woman while a 5-month-old child under their care lay bleeding on the ground. One of the suspects dropped a car seat — with the baby still in it — to join the altercation, police said. >> Read more trending news  Riviera Beach Police arrested Naura Haliburton, 25, and Rodney Frazier, 24, Wednesday...
New York bowler rolls perfect game in 86.9 seconds

New York bowler rolls perfect game in 86.9 seconds

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Bowling a perfect game is difficult, but rolling a 300 game in less than 90 seconds is mind-boggling. >> Read more trending news Ben Ketola of Preble, New York, rolled 12 consecutive strikes at 281 Bowl in Cortland on April 5, racing from lane to lane and finishing in 86.9 seconds, Syracuse.com reported. The 23-year-old, who works at 281 Bowl, used a different ball...
Florida woman tells trooper: ‘I want to kiss you’

Florida woman tells trooper: ‘I want to kiss you’

A former Florida middle school teacher who faces several charges after police say she drove drunk and caused a crash put on quite a performance for a state trooper. >> Read more trending news  Saryna Parker, 43, is shown telling the trooper, “I want to kiss you,” in Florida Highway Patrol dashcam video obtained by WTVJ. “If you don’t stop looking at me like...
1876 documents that launched MLB headed for auction

1876 documents that launched MLB headed for auction

It could be called the Ten Commandments of Major League Baseball, even though it’s 74 pages long. Or perhaps, since it has just been discovered, it could be baseball’s version of the Dead Sea Scrolls. >> Read more trending news Regardless, the 1876 “Founding Documents and Original Constitution of Major League Baseball” are a valuable piece of sports memorabilia. The documents...
Doritos sends dates to prom in helicopters

Doritos sends dates to prom in helicopters

Four teens got the chauffeured experience of a lifetime when they were taken to their prom by helicopter. Shaedon Wedel asked his friend Carson Wittmann’s sister, Carli, who has Down syndrome, to prom. He wore a custom Doritos T-shirt and tweets of the video plea to his prospective prom date caught the attention of the chip maker last month. So Doritos sent two red helicopters to pick up Wedel...
Protests, pride on display for Confederate Memorial Day

Protests, pride on display for Confederate Memorial Day

State offices will be closed Monday in Alabama and Mississippi -- the only two states that honor Confederate Memorial Day. The day observes those who died fighting for the South during the Civil War after those states seceded from the U.S. Opponents are against it because they say it honors those who fought to maintain slavery. Supporters say the holiday recognizes the history and legacy of those...
Jalin Marshall on hosting camp for kids in Middletown: ‘It warms my heart up’

Jalin Marshall on hosting camp for kids in Middletown: ‘It warms my heart up’

Since joining the New York Jets last year, former Middletown star Jalin Marshall has read more letters than he anticipated. That’s because his former coach Troy Everhart prefers to write instead of calling or texting. “I guess he’s getting too old for cell phones, but I won’t tell him that,” Marshall said. Marshall will not need to read a letter to know what went on in...
Student dies in hammer throw accident at college track-and-field event 

Student dies in hammer throw accident at college track-and-field event 

A freshman at Wheaton College died after being accidentally hit during the hammer throw while volunteering at a track-and-field event Saturday. Ethan Roser, 19, was struck about 4:15 p.m. during the hammer throw event, in which competitors throw a weighted, tethered iron ball, at Chicago-area college the school said in a statement. Roser was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead,...
Scott Baio offers condolences after co-star Erin Moran's death

Scott Baio offers condolences after co-star Erin Moran's death

Scott Baio will miss Erin Moran. On Sunday, Baio shared his condolences after hearing about the sudden death of “Joanie Loves Chachi” co-star Erin Moran. “May people remember Erin for her contagious smile, warm heart, and animal loving soul. I always hoped she could find peace in her life. God has you now, Erin,” he wrote on Facebook. Baio shared the same message on Twitter...
How to watch Barack Obama's first post-White House speech

How to watch Barack Obama's first post-White House speech

Barack Obama’s vacation days are coming to an end and this week he’s set to deliver his first speech since leaving the White House.  On Monday, the former president will attend an event at the University of Chicago to discuss civic engagement and community organizing with young leaders. Hundreds of people are expected to attend, but those without tickets can still take part in...
South Bend scores five in the eighth to top Dragons

South Bend scores five in the eighth to top Dragons

South Bend scored five runs in the eighth inning Sunday to rally for a 9-8 win over the Dayton Dragons. The Dragons bullpen — four different pitchers — surrendered seven runs on seven hits and three walks in two innings. Ryan Hendrix (1-1) took the loss. Dayton starter Scott Moss allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits and 11 strikeouts in six innings. John Sansone went 2-for-4 with...
5 people dead in New York house fire

5 people dead in New York house fire

At least five people are dead after a fire ripped through a two-story house Sunday afternoon in New York’s Queens borough.  There were three children and two adult victims. They have not yet been identified. A sixth person was home but escaped by jumping out of a window on the second floor.  The fire started around 3 p.m. and spread to a home next door. Firefighters were able to extinguish...
Reds call up former Dayton Dragons pitcher; Mesoraco dings knee

Reds call up former Dayton Dragons pitcher; Mesoraco dings knee

The Reds optioned right-handed pitcher Lisalverto Bonilla to Triple-A Louisville before Sunday’s game. They recalled right-hander Ariel Hernandez from Double-A Pensacola, adding a fresh arm to a bullpen that was forced to cover seven innings on Saturday after left-hander Cody Reed lasted just two in his first start of the season. Bonilla threw the first five. “As is quite often the case...
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