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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...


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...
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 northeast 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...
Area community college to open Troy location this year

Area community college to open Troy location this year

A local community college is planning to open a new location in a northern suburb of Dayton. Edison State Community College in Piqua is planning to open a location in Troy later this year, spokeswoman Andrea Francis told this news organization. RELATED: Sinclair to finalize purchase of Centerville church by end of March The community college plans to start offering classes at a Troy location this...
Kroger to roll out digital aisle displays that connect to smartphones

Kroger to roll out digital aisle displays that connect to smartphones

Kroger is changing how customers will shop in stores with new digital aisle displays that connect and interact with smartphones. The Cincinnati-based grocery retailer is rolling out new technology called Kroger Edge in nearly 200 stores in 2018. The technology will be installed on store shelves where paper price tags currently hang, Kroger told Business Insider. The new aisle displays project...
Cottrel: Hawaii scare a reminder to be prepared, even in Ohio

Cottrel: Hawaii scare a reminder to be prepared, even in Ohio

Poor Hawaii. It’s hard to imagine that here I am in the snow and ice, and I am feeling sorry for the people of Hawaii. Really I am. Last Saturday morning island residents and visitors had a rude awakening when a statewide alert was erroneously sent out. They were told that missiles were on their way and that it was not a drill. Yikes. MORE BY PAM COTTREL: Wills, funeral planning make life easier...
Fairgrounds get $50k to rebrand site as Champions Park

Fairgrounds get $50k to rebrand site as Champions Park

The Clark County Fairground will get a $50,000 grant to pay to rebrand one of the top tourist attractions in Clark County. The Clark County Convention Facilities Authority is funded by local hotel bed taxes and is tasked with supporting projects that lead to more overnight stays and tourism in Clark County. It will give the fairgrounds a one-time payment to be used to cover costs associated with rebranding...
Fears grow as shutdown deadline nears

Fears grow as shutdown deadline nears

President Donald Trump and Congress appear to be careening toward a partial shutdown of the federal government, though lawmakers expressed some hope Tuesday they can at least approve a temporary spending bill that would keep the government running beyond the Friday deadline. It’s far from a sure bet, though, and there are growing fears the government will partly close for the first time since...
Another cold night, but gradual warm-up coming

Another cold night, but gradual warm-up coming

Wind chills will fall to around zero degrees under mainly clear skies overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Another cold night ahead Dry, temperatures approach freezing Thursday Warm-up continues, chance for rain this weekend Thursday: Sunny skies return with a slow warm-up getting underway. Highs will be near 30 degrees by late afternoon. Friday: Mostly...
Changes promised at local school district in wake of racially insensitive basketball jerseys incident

Changes promised at local school district in wake of racially insensitive basketball jerseys incident

Changes are being promised for Kings Schools in the wake of last week’s racist incident that drew national attention, but Tuesday evening district officials said details about those changes will come later. That was the message from Kings’ leader and school board members, who took the resignation of their board vice president in the wake of some white, local teens wearing basketball jerseys...
VIDEOS: Meteor spotted in Ohio, Michigan, Canada

VIDEOS: Meteor spotted in Ohio, Michigan, Canada

The meteor lit up the sky Tuesday just after 8 p.m. The dashboard cam video was shared by Mike Austin as he was driving north on I-75 near Bloomfield Hills, north of Detroit, Michigan.  The meteor was also seen from northwest Ohio and southwest Ontario, Canada.  It is not known whether the meteor dissipated in the atmosphere or made it to the ground or into Lake Michigan.
Deflating tires to drive on ice, snow can be dangerous trick, experts say

Deflating tires to drive on ice, snow can be dangerous trick, experts say

Some drivers say they have a trick to keep from slipping and sliding in ice and snow -- they let some air out of their tires.  Experts say it can help, but it can also be dangerous.  Ralph Creamer of Dayton said it's a technique he started using years ago on the job.  "I answered calls and I lowered the tire pressure and that helped me out," Creamer told News Center 7&rsquo...
Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders

The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year. The USS John S. McCain collision resulted in the death of Champaign County sailor Jacob Drake. Drake was a Petty Officer 2nd class. The charges are to be presented at what the military calls an Article 32 hearing, which will determine whether the accused are court-martialed...
New Carlisle Council seeks tax increase for fire/EMS

New Carlisle Council seeks tax increase for fire/EMS

New Carlisle City Council unanimously voted Wednesday night to move forward with a levy request to fund the city’s fire and emergency medical services. Fire Chief Steve Trusty and council members discussed the city’s fire department challenges, including low pay for personnel and rising equipment costs. The most recent tax increase approved by voters was a half-percent income tax hike...
Miami Valley unlikely to experience the kind of false alarm that rattled Hawaii

Miami Valley unlikely to experience the kind of false alarm that rattled Hawaii

Last weekend’s false alarm in Hawaii that sent people scrambling for cover is a mistake that is unlikely to be repeated in the Miami Valley, according to Jeff Jordan, director, Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management. Saturday morning, people were alerted by the Hawaii emergency management agency that a missile attack was imminent.  Text alerts went to people’s cell phones...
WATCH: 5-year-old dancer steals the show at Cavs-Warriors’ game

WATCH: 5-year-old dancer steals the show at Cavs-Warriors’ game

The halftime show of Monday night’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors featured a dancing 5-year-old whose moves amazed thousands of NBA fans around the world.  With the Cavaliers’ Scream Team in the background, young Tavaris Jones danced to the song “Rolex” by Ayo and Teo, according to media reports.  The video has gone viral...
Springfield woman accused of hitting 6-year-old in head with belt

Springfield woman accused of hitting 6-year-old in head with belt

A Springfield woman has been accused of striking a 6-year-old child in the head with a belt and a children’s services employee has been disciplined in connection with the case. Semonicka Miller, 29, has been charged with assault and endangering children. She pleaded not guilty in Clark County Municipal Court on Tuesday. A Clark County Children’s Services employee, Johnnie Miller, allegedly...
Will a shutdown happen? Wright Patt in holding pattern

Will a shutdown happen? Wright Patt in holding pattern

In a familiar and more frequent holding pattern in recent months and years, thousands of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base employees await word on whether the federal government will avert the latest shutdown threat on Friday. Congressional Democrats and Republicans appear further at odds now than perhaps anytime since September. Since then, Congress passed stopgap spending measures three times because...
West Liberty-Salem High School: What’s changed 1 year after shooting

West Liberty-Salem High School: What’s changed 1 year after shooting

The shooting at West Liberty-Salem High School will mark its one-year anniversary on Saturday, Jan. 20. The event rocked the small village of West Liberty, which received national attention as one of the shootings that occurred in 2017. Here are some of the things that have changed at the campus since the shooting and how the community is still working to heal . Several new security measures have...
Schools say value of master’s degrees goes beyond pay

Schools say value of master’s degrees goes beyond pay

A new study questions whether some master’s degrees pay off for graduates, but area college officials say the value of the degree may go beyond what it brings in pay. “I think all students are consumers of their education,” said Jason Eckert, director of career services at the University of Dayton. “So whenever we’re talking to students one-on-one, we ask would a master&rsquo...
Unbeaten Wittenberg moves to No. 5 in D3Hoops.com poll

Unbeaten Wittenberg moves to No. 5 in D3Hoops.com poll

For more than a decade, Wittenberg men’s basketball players have celebrated victories at Pam Evans Smith Arena by pounding on their lockers. “We take a kneel, settle ourselves, and all of a sudden, coach says, ‘All right, bang on some lockers,’” sophomore guard Jake Bertemes said. “Then we get a little beat going.” Bertemes and teammates Chad Roy and Jordan...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-DP-1109 - April Conley, 5792 Ridgewood Dr., W., v. Laura Brown, 383 E. Leffel Lane, petition for domestic violence civil protection order. 17-DP-1135 - Nichole Williamson, 1015 Maiden Lane, v. Aaron Ruf, 4815 Ridgewood Road, W., petition for civil stalking protection order. 17-DP-1136 - Ashley Claar, 1704 S. Center Blvd., v. Nicholas Christian, 407 W. McCreight, petition...
Macy’s ‘fine-tuning’ staffing at some stores

Macy’s ‘fine-tuning’ staffing at some stores

No Macy’s stores will close in the Dayton region in the near future, but staff changes could occur, according to a company spokeswoman. “We are fine-tuning our staffing needs in some of our smaller stores to better tailor our in-store resources with business needs and expectations, while providing the best possible customer service experience. This includes increasing associates in some...
Walmart reportedly cutting more than 1,000 jobs

Walmart reportedly cutting more than 1,000 jobs

Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reportedly cutting more than 1,000 corporate jobs. The Wall Street Journal reported the retailer is cutting jobs at its headquarters, which comes as Walmart announced its store workers will receive raises and bonuses. Walmart employs more than 1.5 million people in the U.S., plans to cut more than 1,000 corporate jobs, people familiar with the matter told The Wall...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Jeremy L. Brock, 27, of 1662 Edwards Ave., driving under suspension OVI suspension, driver’s license required, failure to stop at the scene of an accident, stop sign, dismissed - prosecutor request. Timothy Scott Ervin, 26, of 6541 Garlough Road, two counts criminal damaging, dismissed. Anthony W. Jackson, 22, of 1774 Edwards Ave., OVI, guilty, 12 months driver&rsquo...
Ohio-built Accord named car of the year

Ohio-built Accord named car of the year

A sedan built by workers in Marysville was named the 2018 Car of the Year, the third year in a row a Honda model has received the award. The 2018 Honda Accord, which began rolling off the assembly line in Marysville last year, beat out the Kia Stinger and Toyota Camry to claim the honor. RELATED: Honda, major Clark County employer, hits all-time sales record The Japanese...
Surprised by out-of-network medical bill? Tell us your story

Surprised by out-of-network medical bill? Tell us your story

Going to an in-network hospital doesn’t always prevent patients from getting an out-of-network medical bill. If you go to an emergency room at a hospital within your insurance network, you could still get care from a doctor who does not have a contract with your insurer and end up with an unexpected bill where you have to pay a greater portion of the expenses than you would have if you were...
Clark County Pet of the Week

Clark County Pet of the Week

Stevie is a sweet Pit mix who is around 4-years-old. She loves walks, cuddles and toys. Stevie is looking for a wonderful new home that can give her the love she deserves. She is great with other dogs and kennel trained, too. Stevie is vaccinated (including rabies), wormed and spayed. Her adoption fee is $48 and includes her dog license, thanks to some generous sponsors who covered her spay. You can...
Champaign County Pet of the Week

Champaign County Pet of the Week

Dakota is an 11-week-old male German Shepherd/Shar Pei mix. He is currently a small puppy at 20 pounds, but we are guessing he will grow up to be a medium-sized dog. Dakota was surrendered to us by his owner, along with his two siblings. He is playful but very calm for a puppy, and he loves to cuddle. Dakota is up to date on vaccinations (including rabies) and has tested negative for heartworm. Come...
Ohio fighter jet unit heads to Baltic region

Ohio fighter jet unit heads to Baltic region

Ohio’s only fighter jet wing has sent 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons to Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, officials said. RELATED: New flight controls added to B-17F Memphis Belle The Toledo-based 180th Fighter wing deployed the fighter jets and 250 Ohio Air National Guardsmen to Amari Air Base, Estonia, in the Baltic region. The mission will last about three months, according to Staff...
Bitcoin prices are plunging. What’s really going on with cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin prices are plunging. What’s really going on with cryptocurrency?

If you own bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, it might be a bad day for you. The price of bitcoin plunged by 15 percent this morning, dropping below $12,000 for the first time since Dec. 4. Other cryptocurrencies have also seen price declines, with Ethereum falling by 20 percent and Ripple falling by 33 percent. The plunging prices are a stark difference to the success bitcoin saw last month...
Georgia sheriff: I don't care if you're from Wisconsin or need beer, stay home

Georgia sheriff: I don't care if you're from Wisconsin or need beer, stay home

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office was back at it again with the jokes (and insults) as Georgia woke up to a messy wintry mix Wednesday, prompting schools, businesses and nearly three-fourths of the state’s roadways to close. State government offices are remaining closed for non-essential personnel Thursday across the 83 counties affected by winter weather, Gov. Nathan Deal said...

COMMENTARY: Want to see grit in action? Meet our immigrants

He’s one of the finest surgeons in Dayton (I won’t embarrass him by using his name) and patients are referred to him from all over our region. And he came to the Miami Valley as a refugee from a war-torn nation in West Africa. You know, one of those places Donald Trump insulted with a term this newspaper won’t print. Trump’s vulgarity was not just insulting to nations and people...
Wells Fargo customers find accounts drained by mistaken double charges

Wells Fargo customers find accounts drained by mistaken double charges

Some Wells Fargo customers found their bank accounts drained to zero Wednesday when some sort of glitch caused their online bill payments to be processed twice. Numerous customers -- so many that Wells Fargo’s customer service phone lines were jammed Wednesday night -- were discovering that recent payments they had made using the bank’s online Bill Pay system had been deducted twice from...
OSU’s Holtmann first coach in 95 years to win first 7 Big Ten games

OSU’s Holtmann first coach in 95 years to win first 7 Big Ten games

Chris Holtmann became the first coach in 95 years to win his first seven Big Ten games as No. 22 Ohio State defeated Northwestern 71-65 on Wednesday night. C.J. Jackson had 12 points, eight assists and three steals, Micah Potter scored 13 points off the bench, Jae’Sean Tate added 12 and Keita Bates-Diop had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Buckeyes (16-4, 7-0), who won their sixth straight...
Suspect sought after stealing SUV, abandoning children on freezing roads

Suspect sought after stealing SUV, abandoning children on freezing roads

Authorities in Clayton County, Georgia, are searching for the person they say stole an SUV with two children inside from a gas station Wednesday before abandoning them in below-freezing temperatures on major roadways. One-month-old Ava Wilmer and 4-year-old Arya Davenport were found miles apart after mother Precious Wilmer’s 2009 Chevy Equinox was stolen about 5 p.m. from a QuikTrip on Riverdale...

HS Results 1/17: Centerville drops Lebanon, Waynesville beats Oakwood

Boys Basketball Cedarville 63, West Jefferson 53: Colby Cross poured in 29 points, including five three-point baskets, to carry Cedarville in the win. Girls Basketball Centerville 66, Lebanon 62: Emma Stanley scored 18 points, leading four players in double-digit scoring for Centerville. Alexis Straw led Lebanon with 21. Beavercreek 60, Miamisburg 31: Kirah Pringle put up 10 points in a losing effort...
Trump White House exposé ‘Fire and Fury’ could be TV series

Trump White House exposé ‘Fire and Fury’ could be TV series

“Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” could be adapted from a book to a TV series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the rights to the controversial Michael Wolff exposé of the Trump White House has been purchased by Endeavor Content for TV and film. Endeavor Content was created in 2017 as talent agency WME and talent management company IMG combined its film financing...

HS Scores 1/17: Cross leads Cedarville, Hamilton edges Middies

Boys Basketball Tuesday’s Results Belmont 68, Franklyn 51: Hunt (B) 20; Kinder (F) 16. Butler 55, Tecumseh 32: Justice (B) 22. Chaminade Julienne 61, Thurgood Marshall 59 Clark Montessori 67, Cin. Christian 50: Ealy (CM) 24; Reutener (CC) 12. Clinton Massie 59, Valley View 55: Chowning (CM) 20. Dayton Christian 48, Emmanuel Christian 29: Welker (DC) 17; Davis (EC) 9. Fenwick 64, Madeira 54 Greeneview...
Dog found covered in icicles, sores, needs forever home

Dog found covered in icicles, sores, needs forever home

A firefighter was driving home from work when he saw a dog in the middle of the road. While many drivers honked their horns and continued past the dog, the firefighter, Justin Luttrell, stopped.  >> Read more trending news   “She was freezing, shaking and terrified -- it was written all over her face with her tail tucked between her legs,” Lutrell said in...
Police: Man with ‘ornate umbrella’ thought to be rifle causes hospital lockdown

Police: Man with ‘ornate umbrella’ thought to be rifle causes hospital lockdown

A hospital in Washington state was locked down Wednesday morning after police say a doctor saw a man with what was believed to be a rifle inside the facility. The image was caught on a surveillance camera. Kirkland, Washington, police Officer Cody Mann said officers searched the EvergreenHealth Medical Center room by room. The hospital released a surveillance image of the man on social media. >...
Dayton dominated by St. Joseph’s, falls back to .500

Dayton dominated by St. Joseph’s, falls back to .500

The Dayton Flyers fell one point short of equalling their record first-half performance in their previous game. Only it took them 40 minutes to get there. They lost 81-65 to St. Joseph’s at Hagan Arena on Wednesday. Dayton had 66 points at halftime Saturday in a 106-69 victory against Virginia Commonwealth at UD Arena. Dayton has lost nine straight games at Hagan Arena. It fell to 9-9 this season...
Cuonzo Martin’s Missouri Tigers win ‘street fight’ with Tennessee

Cuonzo Martin’s Missouri Tigers win ‘street fight’ with Tennessee

Cuonzo Martin’s first game against Tennessee since he led the Vols to a 24-13 record and Sweet 16 appearance four years ago was as hard fought as expected on Wednesday night. Missouri (13-5, 3-2 SEC) beat No. 21-ranked Tennessee 59-55 at sold-out Mizzou Arena in a defensive battle that saw both teams struggle to get off clean looks. RELATED: 4 things about Tennessee&rsquo...
Arizona remains atop Pac-12 thanks to hot shooting against Cal; 3 things we learned

Arizona remains atop Pac-12 thanks to hot shooting against Cal; 3 things we learned

Thanks largely to an 11-of-19 showing from the 3-point line, No. 14 Arizona cruised past Cal 79-58 on Wednesday night. The Wildcats were without the services of Rawle Alkins, who missed the game with a sore foot. Nevertheless, Arizona was paced on the scoreboard by DeAndre Ayton, who had 20 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double. Arizona’s win moves its record to 15-4 overall...
4 things about Tennessee’s disappointing 59-55 men’s basketball loss at Missouri

4 things about Tennessee’s disappointing 59-55 men’s basketball loss at Missouri

Tennessee held Missouri without a field goal the final 6 minutes, 43 seconds of the game, but that wasn’t good enough to top the Tigers on Wednesday night. Missouri beat No. 21-ranked Tennessee 59-55, snapping the Vols’ 3-game win streak before a sellout crowd of 15,061 at Mizzou Arena. Tennessee (12-5, 3-3 SEC) trailed by 10 points with 6:43 left, 53-43, but a...
Cordray say Trump administration trying to ease payday lending rules

Cordray say Trump administration trying to ease payday lending rules

Richard Cordray may be campaigning for the governor of Ohio, but he still has strong feelings about his former role as the nation’s top consumer watchdog. In a series of tweets, Cordray lambasted his replacement at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for deciding to reconsider a rule aimed at protecting consumers from abusive payday lending practices. Cordray had helped craft the rules...
Report: Oregon set to host 10 recruits for official visits this weekend

Report: Oregon set to host 10 recruits for official visits this weekend

According to a report from 247sports, Mario Cristobal and the Oregon Ducks will host 10 recruits this weekend for official visits. The Ducks will reportedly host 3 early signees, 2 unsigned commits and 5 targets. One of their targets includes former Oregon commit and wide receiver Miles Battle. Battle, the 58th-ranked wide receiver of the 2018 recruiting class per 247sports...
Alex Robinson sets TCU single-game assist record

Alex Robinson sets TCU single-game assist record

With Jaylen Fisher out for an indeterminate amount of time, somebody on the TCU Horned Frogs had to step up. That someone was Alex Robinson. In the Horned Frogs’ 96-73 win at Iowa State Wednesday night, Robinson set the school single-game assist record, dropping 17 dimes. The previous record was 16, done by Greedy Daniels in 2000 and Prince Fowler in both 1998 and 1999...
Dayton down one player for game at St. Joseph’s

Dayton down one player for game at St. Joseph’s

Dayton Flyers junior guard John Crosby won’t play Wednesday night against St. Joseph’s at Hagan Arena. He’s sick and didn’t travel with the team to Philadelphia. It’s the second straight game Dayton has played short-handed. Kostas Antetokounmpo missed the game Saturday against Virginia Commonwealth with an illness. He is healthy and will play against the Hawks. Crosby...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes into tree after helping car stuck in snow

Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes into tree after helping car stuck in snow

It could be said that former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. has some of the best driving skills ever, having made a living out of going more than 200 miles an hour on some of our country’s toughest racetracks. Yet, with snow involved, Earnhardt got into some trouble while trying to help other people stuck in the weather. >> Read more trending news  “(North Carolina) stay off...
Report: New Texans GM considering massive extension for Jadeveon Clowney

Report: New Texans GM considering massive extension for Jadeveon Clowney

Former South Carolina star Jadeveon Clowney could be in for a massive pay day when his rookie deal expires after next season. In fact, he could be the highest-paid non-quarterback in the NFL. That’s according to a report from the Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson. The report says new GM Brian Gaine is looking to lock up Clowney sooner rather than later. “(An extension)...
Ann Curry speaks out about Matt Lauer sexual harassment allegations in new interview

Ann Curry speaks out about Matt Lauer sexual harassment allegations in new interview

Ann Curry has remained tight-lipped since the news broke of Matt Lauer’s alleged sexual misconduct, but she spoke about the scandal on “CBS This Morning.” The 61-year-old journalist and producer appeared on the program Wednesday to discuss her new PBS docuseries “We’ll Meet Again” and she was asked to speak on the scandal surrounding her disgraced former co-anchor...
Woman accused of killing father, encasing body in concrete for weeks

Woman accused of killing father, encasing body in concrete for weeks

In William Mussack’s final text conversation with his son on Dec. 7, the Colorado man relayed a chilling fear: he believed his daughter may have poisoned his food.  “William described the feeling of being drugged and falling asleep in a recliner chair for 15 hours,” an arrest affidavit obtained by KDVR in Denver read. “He recalled taking a bite from a hamburger, and...
Lawmakers take steps to remove Ohio Supreme Court justice from bench

Lawmakers take steps to remove Ohio Supreme Court justice from bench

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill, a Democrat, is stepping off the bench Jan. 26 but Republican lawmakers are hot on his heels, calling for him to appear before the Ohio General Assembly to explain why he is campaigning for governor while also serving as a justice. Judicial conduct rules mandate that judges resign when the become candidates for non-judicial elected office, according to...
Pair of Clemson players make CBS Sports’ list of college football’s top returning players

Pair of Clemson players make CBS Sports’ list of college football’s top returning players

Clemson defensive linemen Clelin Ferrell and Christian Wilkins surprised some fans when they announced that they would return to the Tigers for their respective senior seasons. The duo figured to go fairly early in this spring’s NFL Draft, but they will instead finish their schooling and stick around for the 2018 season. That should send a shiver down the backs of any...
Ellen Pompeo returning to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for two more seasons, earning $20 million

Ellen Pompeo returning to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for two more seasons, earning $20 million

Meredith Grey is here to stay at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital — for at least two more seasons. Deadline reported that the star of “Grey’s Anatomy,” Ellen Pompeo, has signed on to continue her role for another two years. She’ll also be permanently adding the title of “producer” to her credits on the series, while also being bumped to executive producer on the...
Instant analysis: Auburn basketball’s win streak stopped by freshman John Petty, Alabama in Tuscaloosa

Instant analysis: Auburn basketball’s win streak stopped by freshman John Petty, Alabama in Tuscaloosa

Auburn basketball was eager and prepared to take on Collin Sexton and the Alabama Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday night. When the game started, however, the freshman point guard was sitting on the sideline with an abdominal injury. The Tigers were sluggish and sloppy. Alabama, even without its star leading scorer, opened hot on its home floor — and would only...
Nebraska QB Tanner Lee named as replacement for injured QB in Senior Bowl

Nebraska QB Tanner Lee named as replacement for injured QB in Senior Bowl

Sometimes, you just have to be lucky. And, not that anybody wishes injury on another person, but, due to Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph’s injury, the Senior Bowl will be having Nebraska’s Tanner Lee as his replacement. The 2018 Senior Bowl is scheduled to take place at 2:30 p.m. ET on Jan. 27 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. Lee, a junior, ...
The 3-pointer: What we learned during Alabama’s win over No. 17 Auburn

The 3-pointer: What we learned during Alabama’s win over No. 17 Auburn

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Despite not having star freshman Collin Sexton, Alabama basketball pulled out a 76-71 win over No. 17 Auburn on Wednesday night in front of a sellout crowd in Coleman Coliseum. Alabama got hot shooting from John Petty, and solid all-around games from Dazon Ingram and Herbert Jones to seal the victory. The Crimson Tide moved to 12-6 overall, including 4-2 in...
LGBT bill picks up support in Ohio

LGBT bill picks up support in Ohio

For nearly 10 years, advocates for gay rights have pushed for legal changes that would protect LGBT Ohioans from discrimination in housing, jobs and places of public accommodation, but in each legislative session the efforts have stalled. State Rep. Nickie Antonio, D-Lakewood, said this time around, though, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce is backing the bill, giving her hope that it’s an idea whose...
Report: LSU hires legendary RB Kevin Faulk to football staff

Report: LSU hires legendary RB Kevin Faulk to football staff

LSU is proud of the vast NFL experience on its coaching staff, and the Tigers have added another person with NFL ties to be their new director of player development: Kevin Faulk. That’s according to a report for Sports Illustrated’s Bruce Feldman, who says the hire will soon be made official. Earlier on Wednesday, FootballScoop.com reported LSU was considering...
Arkansas left searching for answers after dismal loss to Florida

Arkansas left searching for answers after dismal loss to Florida

Stink. Stank. Stunk. Arkansas basketball isn’t as bad as common thinking would suggest. Proclamations by the knee-jerk crowd suggest the Razorbacks are destined for a cellar finish in the SEC. Though Mike Anderson’s team hasn’t looked quite that poorly in SEC play, a good chunk of Wednesday was exactly that. Florida was good. Arkansas was bad. That simple...
Study says people would rather hang out with their dogs than friends

Study says people would rather hang out with their dogs than friends

A new study says that most dog owners would rather spend time with their pup than their friends. Fox News reported that a study of 2,000 dog owners conducted by smart dog collar company Link AKC says more than half prefer their pet over pals. Owners said they sometimes skip out on social events to be with their dog. >> Read more trending news  Eighty-one percent of those surveyed said they...
Mason Rudolph to miss Senior Bowl with foot injury

Mason Rudolph to miss Senior Bowl with foot injury

Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph planned to show off his skills at the Senior Bowl, but won’t be able to play. Rudolph will miss the Senior Bowl due to a left foot sprain, according to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport. The injury does not require surgery. Rudolph was been a durable starter for the Cowboys. He played in all 39 games over the last three seasons en route...
Good Samaritan closing: What will happen to other local hospitals?

Good Samaritan closing: What will happen to other local hospitals?

After officials announced Good Samaritan Hospital will close at the end of the year, many people are wondering: Is my preferred hospital going to close next? The short answer: no. While the hospital’s closure will impact at least 1,600 employees, Premier Health does not intend on closing any other facilities in the region any time soon, official said today. The health network — the...
Wright State hires new volleyball coach

Wright State hires new volleyball coach

Saying she was “ecstatic and so very, very excited” to be named the Wright State volleyball coach, Allie Matters couldn’t wait to share the news and get started. But she knew she had to. The former Seton Hall assistant coach took the job last Thursday but asked WSU not to announce it until Wednesday. “My student-athletes at Seton Hall didn’t come from Christmas break...
BREAKING: Auburn reportedly set to hire Buffalo AD Allen Greene to same position

BREAKING: Auburn reportedly set to hire Buffalo AD Allen Greene to same position

Auburn has reportedly found its new athletic director in Allen Greene, who currently serves in the same position at the University of Buffalo, per AuburnUndercover.com. Greene will replace Jay Jacobs, who announced his resignation in November, as the head of the athletics department at Auburn. He must be cleared by the Auburn University Board of Trustees before...
PUCO: Part of natural gas bills will fall slightly

PUCO: Part of natural gas bills will fall slightly

A component of Vectren natural gas bills will fall slightly after the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) accepted the results of Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio’s auction for default natural gas service. The auction secured natural gas supply for Vectren’s customers from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019, setting a retail price adjustment of $0.087 per hundred cubic feet (ccf), PUCO...
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