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

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


Premier planning to redevelop Good Sam site once hospital closes

Premier planning to redevelop Good Sam site once hospital closes

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

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

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

Good Samaritan final decision made night before announcement

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

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

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

Springfield Youth Ministries brings the laughs for second year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Champaign County still investigating likely attempted murder-suicide

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

Ragtime orchestra scores with silent film presentation in Springfield

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

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

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

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

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

Reports: Multiple armed men rob Springfield Verizon store

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

Clark County Municipal Court cases

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

Columbus named finalist for second Amazon headquarters

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

Man accused of bringing drugs into Clark County Jail

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

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

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

Quitting smoking? Local Walmart stores to offer free health screenings

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

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

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

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

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

What if a government shutdown happened? Five things to know

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

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

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

Unbeaten Wittenberg rolls over Ohio Wesleyan

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

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

In celebration of the first birthday of Fiona — the premature hippopotamus who beat the odds and captured hearts around the globe — fans will get a chance to win a one-of-a-kind “Hippo Kiss” painting, and become an official Fiona parent. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is marking Fiona’s first birthday with a special ADOPT (Animals Depend on People Too) promotion...
Clark County approves 2 percent raises for workers

Clark County approves 2 percent raises for workers

Clark County commissioners approved raises for some county employees that will cost more than $200,000. The increase will be paid to non-collective bargaining unit employees who report to the commissioners. Union employees received a similar raise already, County Commissioner Rick Lohnes said. “Unemployment is low and everyone is competing for the good, quality workers and the competition is...
Pastor: Community ‘in shock’ after news about Good Samaritan closing

Pastor: Community ‘in shock’ after news about Good Samaritan closing

Hours after Good Samaritan Hospital officials announced Wednesday that the facility will close later this year, reaction about the community impact has been wide ranging. "It's devastating news, I was shocked" said Daryl Ward, pastor of Omega Baptist Church in Dayton.  His church is just down the street from Good Samaritan Hospital, and he’s had conversations with his parishioners...
Job outlook is promising for Good Samaritan employees, official says

Job outlook is promising for Good Samaritan employees, official says

After Wednesday’s announcement that Good Samaritan Hospital will shut its doors for good at the end of the year, many in the Miami Valley are wondering what will happen to the facility’s 1,600 employees. The hospital’s parent company, Premier Health, said its goal is to offer jobs to all those employees at its other facilities in the region.  RELATED: Local leaders &lsquo...
Springfield trucking company: Widening I-70 to make corridor safer

Springfield trucking company: Widening I-70 to make corridor safer

The widening of Interstate 70 in Clark County will make a busy transportation corridor safer, says a Springfield-based trucking company. The project to add a lane in each direction between Ohio 72 and U.S. 68 previously was set to begin in July of 2019, Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee Director Scott Schmid said. The project was recently moved up a year by the Ohio Department...
One Year Later: What do Ohio Dems who voted for Trump say now?

One Year Later: What do Ohio Dems who voted for Trump say now?

Saturday marks one year since the inauguration of President Donald Trump -- how is he doing? CNN Correspondent Martin Savage in Youngstown, Ohio, spoke to some Ohio Democrats who voted for Trump. The industrial city was hard-hit by job loss, business closings and population decline. The answer for many here was Donald Trump. In 2016, about 7,000 registered Democrats switched party affiliations, according...
More cases of dog flu being reported in the Miami Valley

More cases of dog flu being reported in the Miami Valley

Cases of dog flu are now being reported to Miami Valley veterinarians as the virus starts to spread more nationwide, officials said Wednesday. As a result local doctors are taking steps to educate pet owners about how they can protect their furry friends.  At Dayton South Veterinary Clinic, the first thing pet owners see when they enter the facility is a sign that lists the symptoms of dog flu...
Family, South Charleston community grieving death of 8-year-old boy

Family, South Charleston community grieving death of 8-year-old boy

An 8-year-old South Charleston boy died last week in a possible bathtub drowning. A visitation for Grady Neff, a student at Miami View Elementary School, will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Clark County Fairgrounds Mercantile Annex Building. “Everybody that knew Grady loved him,” the family said in a statement. “He was always the biggest personality...
Northeastern bus safety investigation: 3 things to know

Northeastern bus safety investigation: 3 things to know

The Ohio Department of Education has alleged Northeastern Local School District violated federal and state rules for transporting a child with a disability. Here are three things to know about it. In a letter sent to Northeastern Superintendent John Kronour dated July 18, 2017, Ohio Department of Education Assistant Director for the Office of Exceptional Children Monica Drvota alleges the school violated...
Good Samaritan Hospital closing: What we know now

Good Samaritan Hospital closing: What we know now

Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton will close by the end of 2018. Premier Health announced today that the hospital, based on the northwest side of Dayton, will shut down by the end of 2018. The health network — the largest private employer in the region — said the closure is “part of Premier Health’s new strategic plan.” “Premier Health made this difficult but necessary...
First exercise of new year set at Wright Patt

First exercise of new year set at Wright Patt

Wright-Patterson will launch its first base-wide exercise of 2018 between Jan. 29 to Feb.5, authorities say. RELATED: Will a shutdown happen? Wright-Patt in holding pattern Base personnel and visitors may be delayed getting through or out of gateways at times during the security exercise, officials said. RELATED: Ohio fighter jet unit heads to Baltic region Communities outside the base may see more...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED FRIDAY INCLUDED: Travis H. Harris, 38, of Mechanicsburg, domestic violence, guilty, 180 days jail, consecutive; assault, dismissed. Jacob Vanhoose, 38, of 322 N. Race, OVI, guilty, 33 days jail with 30 days suspended, three days credit for time served for driver’s intervention program, six months probation, 12 months driver’s license suspension, fined $375. Samantha J. Carter...
Clark County grand jury issues theft, robbery indictments

Clark County grand jury issues theft, robbery indictments

Clark County Prosecutor Andrew Wilson reports that the grand jury met and the following indictments were returned: Nicholas Dale Taylor, 32, 173 E. Main St., Donnelsville: Breaking and entering, two counts of theft. Deanna Marie Ulrich, 28, 173 E. Main St., Donnelsville: Breaking and entering, two counts of theft. DETAILS: 2 charged with attempted murder in Springfield shooting Rodney Oglesby, 32...
Kucinich enters governor’s race with call to “reclaim” the state and bring back Democrats who voted for Trump

Kucinich enters governor’s race with call to “reclaim” the state and bring back Democrats who voted for Trump

Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich told local Democrats that it is time to reclaim Ohio and start spending state resources on things that help everyone rather than tax cuts for the wealthy. “I’m in the position to get in the game and say, ‘Look, this changes. We have to be fair to all Ohioans,’” said Kucinich, speaking to the South Dayton Democratic Club on Wednesday after...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0004 - Quality Leasing Company Inc., Indianapolis, Ind., v. Joe M. Armstrong, 4225 Middle Urbana Road, complaint for $52,942 due on Master Lease Agreement. 18-CV-0005 - Wells Fargo Bank, NA, v. Justin L. McDermott, South Charleston, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 510 Section Line Dr., South Charleston, for $83,706. 18-CV-0006 - Wells Fargo...
Premier Health to close Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton 

Premier Health to close Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton 

A city that has had its share of economic body blows took another one Wednesday with the news that Good Samaritan Hospital will close its doors by the end of the year and move 1,600 jobs out of the northwest Dayton neighborhood where it has served as an anchor for nearly a century. The shocking news, announced Wednesday morning by Dayton-based Premier Health — Good Samaritan’s parent network...
Police: Man, 18 shot another in chest; charges dropped against juvenile

Police: Man, 18 shot another in chest; charges dropped against juvenile

Charges have been dropped against a juvenile, but an 18-year-old Springfield resident remains accused of shooting a man in the chest last week. Elrashawn T. Dover, pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Sunday in Clark County Municipal Court. His bond was set at $250,000 and a public defender was appointed. He also was ordered to have no contact with the victim, should he post bail. The victim...
Bankruptcy next? Bon-Ton Stores Inc. enters into forbearance agreement

Bankruptcy next? Bon-Ton Stores Inc. enters into forbearance agreement

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., parent company of Elder-Beerman, has entered into forbearance agreements with its credit lenders. The retailer announced late Tuesday that the company has entered into forbearance agreements with its ABL credit agreement lenders and an ad hoc group of holders. The Forbearance Agreements will expire on Jan. 26, unless further extended by the parties. The forbearance period...
How much do Ohioans spend to smoke? New report shows the cost of tobacco use

How much do Ohioans spend to smoke? New report shows the cost of tobacco use

A new report out this week details the costs of smoking and overall tobacco use in the United States — and Ohio falls somewhere in the middle of the 50-state pack. Americans lose more than $300 billion per year to the costs of tobacco use, a new report from personal finance website WalletHub found. WalletHub ranked each state by looking at the money smokers spend on their habit, the money they...
Drone saves 2 swimmers at Australian beach

Drone saves 2 swimmers at Australian beach

The Little Ripper turned out to be a lifesaver for two Australian swimmers caught in churning surf. Australian lifeguards were testing a new drone during a practice session at a beach in New South Wales when they received a call about two swimmers caught in 10-foot swells, according to Surf Life Saving New South Wales and The New York Times. Lifeguard supervisor Jai Sheridan, who was operating...
Rapper Kodak Black arrested in South Florida

Rapper Kodak Black arrested in South Florida

Rapper Kodak Black was arrested Thursday in South Florida, accused of grand theft of a firearm, possession of marijuana and child neglect, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said. Black, 20, whose legal name is Dieuson Octave, also faces two counts of possession of a weapon by a felon and two counts of probation violation, the Sheriff’s Office said in its arrest report. Black was...
5 things to know about WSU’s 8th straight win

5 things to know about WSU’s 8th straight win

Wright State ran its winning streak to eight Thursday night and stayed in first place in the Horizon League with an 80-67 victory against Green Bay at the Resch Center. The Raiders (15-5, 7-0 HL) led by as many as 23 points in the second half on the way to their 11th win in the last 12 games. WSU will look to keep things going Saturday night at Milwaukee. Here are five...
Avoid damaging fuel pump, improve performance with clean gas tank

Avoid damaging fuel pump, improve performance with clean gas tank

Motorists may not know much about their fuel pump but over the life of owning a vehicle, it will probably need to be replaced. One area that often gets overlooked when putting in a new fuel pump is cleaning the gas tank. The Car Care Council recommends that when it comes time to replace your fuel pump, that you have your gas tank cleaned thoroughly to avoid damaging your replacement fuel pump. A clean...
The disappearing stick shift in US cars

The disappearing stick shift in US cars

SAN DIEGO — At auto shows like recent one in San Diego, so much says “new and shiny” it’s easy to miss what’s old and disappearing. Like manual transmissions. Fewer than 3 percent of cars sold in the U.S. these days have stick shifts and clutch pedals, and nowhere was that trend more obvious than at the San Diego International Auto Show’s Mini display. Revered for...
Comparo: Kia Stinger with Audi A5, S5 Sportbacks

Comparo: Kia Stinger with Audi A5, S5 Sportbacks

When it comes time to buy an upscale fastback sedan, most people naturally consider models from European luxury brands. For 2018, though, those car shoppers have another option: the 2018 Kia Stinger. Yes, that’s right, a vehicle from the South Korean automaker known for affordability — and one with a name that could have been cribbed from a Nerf gun. While Kia’s vehicle lineup is...

Car gives driving scores to train drivers to be less aggressive

Dear Car Talk: We recently bought a 2016 Prius. In general, we love it. We’re averaging mileage in the mid-50s. But I have one complaint: After each ride, it gives you a driving score from 1 to 100; if it thinks your score is too low, you get “helpful” driving hints. What the heck does it know about driving? It gets driven, but it has never driven anywhere on its own – it&rsquo...
Why isn't the Google's art selfie feature available in two states?

Why isn't the Google's art selfie feature available in two states?

Google’s new Arts & Culture App has been insanely popular over the last week -- and no, it’s not because people are wanting to brush up on their art history skills (though it’s good for that, too). It’s because there’s a hilarious feature where you can upload a photo of yourself and the app will match your face with a work of art that resembles you.  Except in Texas...

HS Scores 1/18: Stidham nets triple double, Oakwood upsets CJ

PREP RESULTS Boys Basketball Wednesday’s Results Cedarville 63, West Jefferson 53: Casey (WJ) 10; Cross (C) 29. Hamilton 49, Middletown 44: Williams (M) 19; Robinson (H) 21. Girls Basketball Wednesday’s Results Badin 40, Northwest 34: Broermann (B) 11. Beavercreek 60, Miamisburg 31: Pringle (M) 10. Benjamin Logan 54, Bellefontaine 40 Butler 57, West Carrollton 33 Centerville 66, Lebanon...

HS Results 1/18: Griffitts records triple double in Tecumseh girls win

The Tecumseh girls basketball team defeated Northmont, 66-48. Corrine Thomas led all scorers with 25 points for Tecumseh. Presley Griffitts had an outstanding night offensively, recording a triple double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Zoey Berner tacked on a double double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Jenna Hoschouer tallied 12 points in the loss and Salena Roberts chipped in 11. Girls...
Boston University study finds repeated hits to the head can cause CTE, without concussions

Boston University study finds repeated hits to the head can cause CTE, without concussions

Kimberly Archie was pleased to hear about the new findings on chronic brain injuries released by Boston University on Thursday.  Doctors at BU have found constant hits to young athletes – even without concussions – cause Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE.  Archie says this better explains how her son died. “I think it's great that peer-reviewed research has...
3-month-old girl exposed to heroin, taken to hospital

3-month-old girl exposed to heroin, taken to hospital

Police arrested a woman after they say she exposed her baby to fentanyl. But she told investigators that's not the drug she thought she was using. The baby had to be flown to Children's Hospital from Uniontown. Crystal Cumberland is in jail and facing charges including aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. According to Pennsylvania State Police in Fayette County, in November,...
Gentry’s big game lifts Wright State to eighth straight win

Gentry’s big game lifts Wright State to eighth straight win

Cole Gentry scored a career-high 23 points Thursday night as Wright State jumped on Green Bay early and never trailed on the way to an eighth consecutive victory. Gentry was 5 of 5 from 3-point range and 9 of 11 overall to lead five Raiders in double figures as they coasted to an 80-67 victory at the Resch Center. The win keeps Wright State (15-5) in first place in the Horizon League at 7-0, extending...
Dog mauls 4-year-old girl, police say

Dog mauls 4-year-old girl, police say

A 4-year-old girl is recovering at a local hospital after she was mauled by a family friend’s dog, police said.  The attack happened Thursday afternoon at the Meadows Mobile Home Park in Melbourne, police said. Police said the girl's mother dropped the girl off to be watched by a family friend and another woman. The family friend left and the child was being watched by the other woman when...
Is Boston parking space worth $45,000?

Is Boston parking space worth $45,000?

A piece of real estate about the size of a coffin comes with a drop-dead price in Brookline.  It’s nearly $45,000 for a parking spot, but snow removal is extra. Realtor.com shows the spot, off Addington Road, hit the market in November for $15,000 more than it costs now.  In Brookline, parking is at a premium. But the spot isn’t even premium parking. For one thing, you're at...
Florida deputy, husband arrested after 16 pounds of pot found in house, records say

Florida deputy, husband arrested after 16 pounds of pot found in house, records say

A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s corrections deputy and her husband were arrested on several drug charges after narcotics agents found more than 16 pounds of packaged marijuana inside of their South Bay home, according to court records. Marquita Perez is being held on $41,000 bail at the Palm Beach County jail and is charged with possession of marijuana in excess of 20 grams and possession of property...
Washington doesn’t go down easy: What we learned from the Huskies’ loss to Utah

Washington doesn’t go down easy: What we learned from the Huskies’ loss to Utah

Washington entered Thursday night’s game against Utah with the better record, but didn’t look like it for much of the night. The Huskies found a way to stay within striking range for the majority of their contest against the Utes, closing Utah’s lead to 4 in a late-game surge, but the earlier mistakes and deficit that followed ended up being too much to overcome in a...
What Oregon coach Dana Altman said after Ducks’ 75-70 home loss to USC

What Oregon coach Dana Altman said after Ducks’ 75-70 home loss to USC

Oregon coach Dana Altman will have to wait a few more days to get his 200 th win with the Ducks after they lost 75-70 at home to USC on Thursday. It was the first time since 2009 the Ducks had fallen to USC, a streak of 14 consecutive wins. It was also their second home loss in Pac-12 play in three tries and third time losing in Eugene this year after having won 49 in a row...
What Tim Miles said after Nebraska’s 72-52 win over Michigan

What Tim Miles said after Nebraska’s 72-52 win over Michigan

Nebraska basketball entered Thursday night with a 13-7 overall record and a 4-3 record in Big Ten play. After the game against Michigan — which resulted in a 20-point victory for the Cornhuskers — the team is now 5-3 in the Big Ten standings. Michigan is currently ranked at No. 23 in the country according to the latest AP Poll, but will likely drop after its loss ...
Oregon falls 75-70 at home to USC: What we learned

Oregon falls 75-70 at home to USC: What we learned

It’s looking more and more likely that Oregon will be going from the Final Four to the NIT. Thursday’s 75-70 home loss to USC dropped the Ducks to 12-7 overall and 2-4 in Pac-12 play, already losing more games than all of last season. Here’s what we learned from a game Oregon had to win to keep itself in contention for an NCAA tournament bid: One of the biggest differences...
Highly anticipated Beastie Boys memoir to be released this year

Highly anticipated Beastie Boys memoir to be released this year

A memoir written by the surviving members of the Beastie Boys is expected to be published this year.  Mike D, speaking in an interview with Matt Wilkinson, said the highly anticipated memoir will be unlike any other music book and should be available in the fall. “We’re actually going to finish it, and it’s going to come out finally. Like many things we embark on, there are...
What John Beilein said after Michigan’s 72-52 loss to Nebraska

What John Beilein said after Michigan’s 72-52 loss to Nebraska

Michigan basketball entered Thursday with a 16-4 overall record and a 4-2 record in Big Ten conference play. The Wolverines are currently ranked No. 23 in the latest AP Poll. On Thursday night, at Nebraska, the Wolverines lost to the Cornhuskers, 72-52. Nebraska’s James Palmer Jr. led all scorers with 19. Charles Matthews led Michigan in scoring with 15 and was the ...
USC finally beats Oregon: What we learned in Trojans’ 75-70 win

USC finally beats Oregon: What we learned in Trojans’ 75-70 win

It’s been all about stopping long losing streaks lately for USC, which ended a 14-game skid to Oregon on Thursday night with a 75-70 road victory. That comes a few days after the Trojans beat Utah for the first time in nine tries. The Trojans (14-6, 5-2 Pac-12) started the game 0-for-8 from the field but still won their third straight game by dominating the boards, defending...
Disney: Best time to visit theme park

Disney: Best time to visit theme park

Theme-parkgoers at Disney World are always trying to crack the code to see when it’s the best time to visit. Channel 9’s Jamie Holmes crunched the wait time numbers and learned the quieter times at the park are changing. Peter Pan has been flying over Neverland since Magic Kingdom opened in 1971. The wait time is still among the longest of all the rides at all four parks. Disney does not...
Projected starter on Arkansas’ offensive line won’t return in 2018

Projected starter on Arkansas’ offensive line won’t return in 2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas offensive line, already coming off a difficult year, will now have to replace someone who was expected to be a key cog next season. Zach Rogers, who started five games at center last year, won’t return for his senior season. Arkansas has yet to publicly annoucne the move. Rogers played in three games his freshman year out of Hebron...
Children left in freezing car while mother talked to friends in mall, police say

Children left in freezing car while mother talked to friends in mall, police say

After getting calls about mothers leaving their kids in freezing temperatures, police are warning parents not to leave their children in their vehicles. A mother left her two young children in a car as she spoke with friends for more than 45 minutes, according to WXIN.  Indianapolis Metropolitan police officer Stephen Jones found an 11-year-old girl clutching her 2-year-old brother inside...
Report: Former Tennessee running back Montario Hardesty set to join Jeremy Pruitt’s staff

Report: Former Tennessee running back Montario Hardesty set to join Jeremy Pruitt’s staff

It looks like another Tennessee Volunteers will be coming back to Knoxville. Former Tennessee running back Montario Hardesty will potentially join Jeremy Pruitt‘s staff at Tennessee as a quality control coach, according to a report from Wes Rucker of 247Sports. Per the report, Hardesty is likely to serve as  quality control coach for Pruitt. Hardesty played at...
Trumpmania: Book on wrestling career documents Trump’s first efforts to win over working class

Trumpmania: Book on wrestling career documents Trump’s first efforts to win over working class

When Atlantic City legalized gambling in the mid 1970s, a young Donald Trump wanted a piece of the action. By 1984, he opened Harrah’s at Trump Plaza with the goal of driving high-stakes (i.e. rich) gamblers to his casino. After two years and lack of profits, he realized he needed middle-market and working class gamblers as well. This was the birth of the Trump’s 30-year affiliation with...
Allen Lazard receives invite to NFL Draft Combine

Allen Lazard receives invite to NFL Draft Combine

Allen Lazard has been one of the nation’s best secrets for too long. That changes this year. Lazard is headed to the NFL Draft after four stellar seasons at wide receiver with the Iowa State Cyclones. Scouts will get a chance to see him for one final time at the NFL Draft Combine. On Thursday, Lazard revealed he received an invite to the Combine, according to the Des...
Georgia mom's post about 5-year-old paying rent sparks viral Facebook conversation

Georgia mom's post about 5-year-old paying rent sparks viral Facebook conversation

At the age of 5, most kids are still learning the basics of counting, but one Georgia mom has tasked her 5-year-old with not only counting but learning the art of financial planning. Essence Evans has received international attention for her recent Facebook post, about requiring her 5-year-old daughter to pay toward the family’s rent, water, electricity, cable and food. Evans, who says...
House passes temporary budget bill in effort to avert shutdown

House passes temporary budget bill in effort to avert shutdown

House Republicans pushed through a bill Thursday to keep the federal government open for another four weeks after GOP leaders promised to boost defense spending in a separate bill next month. By a vote of 230-to-197, the House sent the bill to Senate where Democrats have vowed to block it because it does not offer legal guarantees for the children of undocumented immigrants, a program known as the...
SEC leads the way with 12 players on the PFWA All-Rookie team

SEC leads the way with 12 players on the PFWA All-Rookie team

The biggest reason the SEC was able to dominate the college football world for so long is because it puts out better defensive lineman than anyone. And that trend looks to still be holding up. The Pro Football Writers Association put out it’s all-rookie team on Thursday, and the team was littered with former SEC stars. But there was one position group that...
Report: Key Arkansas offensive lineman Zach Rogers will not return in 2018

Report: Key Arkansas offensive lineman Zach Rogers will not return in 2018

Arkansas has caught a lot of good breaks since hiring Chad Morris to replace Bret Bielema last month. However, the Razorbacks suffered a bit of bad news on Thursday evening. Starting offensive lineman Zach Rogers will not return to the program in 2018, according to a report from HawgSports.com’s Danny West. It’s a tough break for Arkansas, but it sounds like West...
Girl convicted of killing friend after Facebook selfie shows her wearing murder weapon 

Girl convicted of killing friend after Facebook selfie shows her wearing murder weapon 

A Facebook selfie with her best friend helped put a Canadian girl in prison after investigators spotted her in the photo wearing a belt she used later that night to kill the other teen. Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 21, of Saskatoon, pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday in the March 25, 2015 strangulation death of Brittney Jane Gargol. She was sentenced to seven years in prison. CBC News reported that Antoine...
Americans projected to break credit card debt record

Americans projected to break credit card debt record

Americans are projected to break the record for credit card debt once 2017’s books are closed.  WalletHub projects an increase of $50 billion for last year for a total of $1 trillion dollars of credit card debt. The finding was a shock to Marie Giffen of Liberty Township- who doesn’t use credit cards.  “I can’t believe that. That is a lot of debt and it is very surprising...
Ban on using federal money for medical pot prosecutions expires Friday

Ban on using federal money for medical pot prosecutions expires Friday

The only legal obstacle preventing federal prosecutors from cracking down on Ohio’s medical marijuana program is a budget provision that is set to expire Friday. The provision prohibits the U.S. Department of Justice from using federal funds to crack down on medical marijuana in states where it is legal. In Ohio, the medical pot program is supposed to be fully operational by September. The provision...
Video: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin gets upset with Delta agent over missed flight

Video: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin gets upset with Delta agent over missed flight

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin got upset with a Delta Air Lines agent after missing a flight at Los Angeles International Airport, according to TMZ video posted Tuesday. Aldrin was told he wouldn’t be able to get on the flight, which prompted his frustration.   >> Read more trending news  The issue was that it was past the check-in cutoff time at Los Angeles International for the...
How to survive a break up with your best friend

How to survive a break up with your best friend

When the Four Seasons sang that bit about "breaking up is hard to do," they clearly meant romantic relationships. Breaking up with a best friend might be even harder. "Friends aren't just icing on the cake of life – they're the cake," psychologist Thelma Duffey stated in Psychology Today. "Our friends are the people we let in. They're the people who can get under...
NCAA inexplicably projects Baylor Lady Bears as No. 3 seed

NCAA inexplicably projects Baylor Lady Bears as No. 3 seed

The Baylor Lady Bears are leading the nation in margin of victory (35.7 points per game) and have just one loss on the season. So when the official midseason NCAA Tournament Top 16 ranking came out, most expected the Lady Bears to be a No. 1 seed. Instead, Baylor is a No. 3 seed, which caused experts everywhere to start scratching their heads. ESPN’s Charlie Creme, in...
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