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Clark Co. officials to hold briefing on missing 11-year-old

Clark Co. officials to hold briefing on missing 11-year-old

Clark County law enforcement officials will hold a press conference Thursday afternoon to notify the community of missing 11-year-old Perry Baller.  Officials told this news outlet Baller has been missing since this morning.  Additional details were not available.  We have a crew on the way to the press conference and will update this page as we learn more. 


JC Penney to hire 600 people in Ohio

JC Penney to hire 600 people in Ohio

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

Pizza may soon be delivered by robot in Ohio

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

Democrats say state budget plan will derail economy

As a conference committee prepared to iron out differences in the proposed Ohio budgets approved by the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives, Democrats denounced the budgets as bad for working Ohioans and the economy. “(We are on) a collision course for derailing the economy,” said Ohio House Minority Leader Fred Strahorn, D-Dayton, at the news conference called by his caucus. RELATED...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

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

Replacing Obamacare: Details released of Senate health care plan

Senate Republican leaders want to end by 2024 a sweeping expansion of a federal health program that allowed Ohio Gov. John Kasich to provide health care for 700,000 low-income people. In a health care bill made public Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would begin gradually phasing out a key feature of the 2010 law known as Obamacare that allowed 31 states and the District of...
Sunscreen will be needed for Dayton Air Show weekend

Sunscreen will be needed for Dayton Air Show weekend

The Vectren Dayton Air Show is this weekend and the forecast looks to cooperate. A cold front that will bring rain and storms Friday will be to our east on Saturday, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. “The very muggy air mass that was once over us will also move out so humidity won't be a problem when you're standing outside enjoying the show,” Zontini said. Saturday will...
Ohio Democrat: ‘Our brand is worse than Trump’

Ohio Democrat: ‘Our brand is worse than Trump’

Republicans won the Georgia congressional special election Tuesday night, despite millions spent by Democrats hoping to score wins in the age of President Donald Trump. The special election in the 6th congressional district was the most expensive in U.S. history with spending over $50 million. Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the race, 52-48 percent. RELATED: Karen Handel wins...
Urbana gourmet food business Rothschild Farm sold to Chicago firm

Urbana gourmet food business Rothschild Farm sold to Chicago firm

Glencoe Capital Management has acquired Robert Rothschild Farm, a nationally known business and major local employer just outside Urbana known for its gourmet sauces, dips and other food products. Details of the agreement weren’t disclosed, but information from the Champaign County Auditor’s Office shows Rothschild’s property at 3143 E. U.S. 36 was recently acquired by the Cincinnati...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Margaret M. Buell, 37, of 1720 Warder St., two counts of child endangering, dismissed. Robert L. Feeser, 59, of 1661 Edwards Ave., driving under suspension-OVI suspension amended to driving under suspension, guilty, 30 days jail, suspended with 30 days suspended, 12 months driver’s license suspension, fined $250; driving under suspension and expired tag or sticker...
Chicago-based pizzeria Giordano’s opens first Ohio location

Chicago-based pizzeria Giordano’s opens first Ohio location

Giordano’s, a Chicago-based pizzeria, opened a location in Columbus near Polaris Fashion Place mall. The restaurant, located at 2137 Polaris Parkway, marks the business’ first location in Ohio. »RELATED: New pizza restaurant coming to historic neighborhood in downtown Dayton Opened in Chicago in 1974, the pizzeria has become an acclaimed establishment. Giordano’s has been named...
Springfield woman accused of intentionally ramming another woman’s car

Springfield woman accused of intentionally ramming another woman’s car

A Springfield woman faces assault charges after police alleged she slammed her minivan into another woman’s vehicle in the parking lot of a shopping center. Katherine N. Lannom, 20, of 915 Essex St., was arrested on assault charges on Tuesday afternoon. A warrant for criminal damaging has also been requested, according to a police report. READ MORE: Springfield woman accused of leaving boy in...
Air Force Thunderbirds schooled on the Wright Brothers way in Dayton

Air Force Thunderbirds schooled on the Wright Brothers way in Dayton

The Air Force Thunderbirds bowed out of the cockpit for two days to explore the origins of aviation in the Dayton region on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Thunderbirds will be the headline act at Vectren Dayton Air Show this Saturday and Sunday. Flying F-16 fighter jets, the team streaked into Dayton International Airport on Monday, days earlier than normal at a show site. RELATED: Thunderbirds rumble...
New Carlisle likely to change plan to remove downtown parking spots

New Carlisle likely to change plan to remove downtown parking spots

A proposal to add right-turn lanes in downtown New Carlisle that would have eliminated about 30 parking spaces might be veering in a new direction. The Ohio Department of Transportation and the city of New Carlisle have proposed new traffic signals on Main Street at the intersections of Lake Avenue and Jefferson Street. The plan also includes adding turn lanes, which would mean getting rid of some...
Heavy rain, flash flooding possible as “Cindy” inches closer to Miami Valley

Heavy rain, flash flooding possible as “Cindy” inches closer to Miami Valley

Humidity, heat and tropical moisture headed our way from Tropical Depression Cindy will mix with a cold front from the west to drench the Miami Valley Friday. Pop-up storms are likely this afternoon and Thursday evening, and you’ll likely wake up to heavy rain, so prepare for a wet commute. Ahead of the approaching storm, a Flash Flood Watch was issued Thursday for the entire Miami Valley. It...
Census: Local median age increasing faster than national average

Census: Local median age increasing faster than national average

Sticking with a national and statewide trend, the population in Southwest Ohio got older and continued to become more diverse in 2016. According to annual population estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau, the median age of residents in nine local counties has increased since the last official census and the percentage of minorities grew. FROM 2016: Miami Valley getting older, more...
Ohio Senate OK’s softer graduation rules for Class of 2018

Ohio Senate OK’s softer graduation rules for Class of 2018

The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved alternate pathways to graduation for Class of 2018 students who don’t pass state tests, as part of the state budget bill. That sets up a conference committee debate in the coming week with members of the Ohio House, who did not include any such provision in their version of the budget. Under the Senate plan, modeled off the state school board’s recommendations...
Ohio leaders debate how to pay for fight against opioid addiction

Ohio leaders debate how to pay for fight against opioid addiction

Fighting Ohio’s opioid addiction crisis is shaping up to be one of the key challenges as lawmakers debate a final state budget in the coming week. The Republican-dominated Ohio Senate on Wednesday thwarted Democratic efforts to get a Medicaid expansion freeze taken out of the proposed budget and to repeal a tax break for small businesses. The Senate passed a $132.7 billion, two-year state budget...
Coalition seeks to help Springfield businesses with drug epidemic

Coalition seeks to help Springfield businesses with drug epidemic

A local coalition created to fight the drug epidemic in Clark County spoke with business leaders Wednesday about its role in the public health crisis. The Clark County Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Support Coalition held a forum to make business leaders aware of ongoing efforts in the community to create drug free workforce policies for local companies, as well as other policies to help...
Pike County murders: Ohio AG touts ‘laser’ focus on Alaska family

Pike County murders: Ohio AG touts ‘laser’ focus on Alaska family

Investigators likely have a lead in the Pike County murders case, but need more information before naming suspects or making an arrest, according to experts interviewed by the Dayton Daily News. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine hasn’t named suspects in the 2016 deaths of eight people yet but has asked the public to focus attention on four members of the Wagner family. “We’re not...
Air show to pump millions into local economy

Air show to pump millions into local economy

Vectren Dayton Air Show attendees will pump an estimated $2.6 million in direct spending this week into the region’s economy as thousands of visitors pour into restaurants, hotels and businesses, according to the Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Air Force Thunderbirds jet demonstration team and the first public flight of the F-35 Lighting II at the air show were among the headline acts...
Ohio House honors OSU officer for actions in fall campus attack

Ohio House honors OSU officer for actions in fall campus attack

An Ohio State University police officer and Fairfield High School grad was honored Wednesday for his actions during the fall campus attack. The Ohio House of Representatives presented a resolution to 28-year-old Alan Horujko for his heroic act during the Nov. 28, 2016, terror attack when an attacker drove his car into a crowed and then stabbed people near Watts Hall. Horujko, who had been responding...
No trial date yet for Bellefontaine mom accused of killing sons

No trial date yet for Bellefontaine mom accused of killing sons

Nearly two years after a Bellefontaine mom was arrested in connection with the death of her three young sons, no trial has been scheduled yet. But hearing dates have been set in the case against Brittany Pilkington, who been accused of smothering her sons to death over a 13-month period. Infant Niall died in July 2014, 4-year-old Gavin died in April 2015 and 3-month-old Noah died four months later...
F-16 crashed in Texas similar to Thunderbirds at Dayton Air Show

F-16 crashed in Texas similar to Thunderbirds at Dayton Air Show

A pilot ejected from an F-16 that crashed on take-off during a training flight at a Texas airfield, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The crash caused the evacuation of Ellington Airport, where the Fighting Falcon jet was taking off, a nearby construction site and a golf course after the crash KHOU.com in Houston, Texas reported. RELATED: F-16 makes emergency landing at Wright-Patterson...
Clark State wants to raise tuition for the first time in 3 years

Clark State wants to raise tuition for the first time in 3 years

Clark State Community College will increase tuition $10 per credit hour beginning in the fall, pending approval of lawmakers and the governor. The increase was approved by the college’s board of trustees Tuesday night and will be the first since a statewide three-year freeze on tuition. The school had froze its tuition ahead of the state mandate locking it in 2015. It also implemented a tuition...
Portman met with N. Korea leaders last year in effort to free Warmbier

Portman met with N. Korea leaders last year in effort to free Warmbier

Sen. Rob Portman met secretly last December with North Korean’s delegation to the United Nations in an effort to gain the release of or at least get information about Otto Warmbier, the Cincinnati-area man who was imprisoned by the North Korean government and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a poster. Warmbier, who was detained for nearly a year and a half, was released last...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0356 - Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Cincinnati, v. M & A Sparrow Properties LLC, c/o Mickey L. Sparrow, Statutory Agent, Tremont City, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 458 N. Bechtle Ave., for $46,019. 17-CV-0357 - Progressive Specialty Insurance Company v. Angelica D. Stevenson, Marysville, complaint for $2,657 for damages to motor vehicle...
Jimmy Buffett tribute to open series

Jimmy Buffett tribute to open series

Go ahead and mark the Caribbean, California and Dixieland off the summer travel calendar. The spirit of those spots and others will come alive through song when the Champaign County Arts Council’s 25th annual Sounds of Summer concerts in the park series returns Friday, June 23. RELATED » See Monty Python musical for free Jimmy Buffett tribute band Parrots of the Caribbean will sail into...
Diversity paints Museum of Art’s 71st Juried Members’ Exhibition

Diversity paints Museum of Art’s 71st Juried Members’ Exhibition

Expect more and different at the Springfield Museum of Art this weekend. The 71st annual Juried Members’ Exhibition will feature a 37 percent increase in entries when it debuts 5-7 p.m. Sunday, June 25. RELATED » See Monty Python musical for free Assistant curator Erin Shapiro credits the enthusiasm from the museum’s recent exhibits and events for boosting membership and the desire...
Ohio couple leaves $100K at Goodwill, then takes it back

Ohio couple leaves $100K at Goodwill, then takes it back

A couple in Ohio accidentally donated a duffel bag of nearly $100,000 at a Goodwilll in Zanesville, and scrambled to take it back when they realized their mistake. Employees at a Goodwill in Zanesville, Ohio found a duffel bag of cash amounting to $97,004, a marriage certificate and a living will. “It was so much cash they figured it was fake at first and then thought, ‘Well no, maybe...
See Monty Python musical for free

See Monty Python musical for free

And now for something completely different from the Summer Arts Festival. It’s a fish-slapping, coconut shell-banging, Pythonesque trip back to medieval England and Camelot that will have you looking on the bright side of life. RELATED: ARTS FESTIVAL » Voices from 35-40 local churches “Monty Python’s Spamalot” combines comedy and silly songs in a take-off on King Arthur...
When Springfield Sings! to bless Arts Festival once again

When Springfield Sings! to bless Arts Festival once again

Sunday morning worship is a common tradition. Sunday worship under the stars is becoming an annual one. When Springfield Sings! — The Nehemiah Foundation’s Community Praise and Worship Celebration will continue its fourth consecutive season on the Summer Arts Festival schedule with representatives of 35-40 area churches coming together in song. The music will begin at 8 p.m. Sunday at...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: Rosalee M. Alfrey, 44, of 1631 Edwards Ave., OVI amended to physical control, guilty, 33 days jail with 30 days suspended, three days credit for time served for driver’s intervention program, six months probation, six months driver’s license suspension, fine and costs to be suspended upon completion of 112 hours community service, fined $375. Damond D. Armstrong...
Champaign County district to pay $15K after WHIO barred from recording

Champaign County district to pay $15K after WHIO barred from recording

A Champaign County school district has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by Cox Media Group Ohio after WHIO-TV was prevented from recording video of a public meeting in October. The Triad Local Schools board of education approved the settlement agreement that will require the district to pay $15,000 to Cox, which also operates the Springfield News-Sun and Dayton Daily News. RELATED: BETHANY&rsquo...
Springfield woman accused of leaving boy in hot car for an hour

Springfield woman accused of leaving boy in hot car for an hour

A Springfield woman has been accused of leaving a 4-year-old boy in a hot car at an apartment complex for more than an hour. Courtney R. Lavender, 22, 832 W. Pleasant St., has been charged with child endangering, according to a police report. The Springfield Police Division received a call that a boy was inside a car with the windows up and the doors locked at the Cole Manor apartment complex, 315...
That time 10-year-old John Legend was a Springfield spelling bee champion

That time 10-year-old John Legend was a Springfield spelling bee champion

John Legend was a star even before he became a 10-time Grammy award singer and songwriter.    Born John Stephens in 1978, Legend was homeschooled by his mother Phyllis with his siblings. In 1989, Legend went on to win the Springfield District Spelling Bee.  Here is part of the news story from 1989: 
Springfield man arrested, accused of injuring store owner in robbery

Springfield man arrested, accused of injuring store owner in robbery

A Springfield man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly injured a convenience store owner while attempting to shoplift a bottle of Long Island Iced Tea. Isaac L. Jones, 63, 137 S. Light St., was charged with robbery. He’s expected to appear in court at 10:30 a.m. today. RELATED: Springfield man indicted after accused of bringing heroin into jail Officers were sent to the Main...
Feds offer $1B to fight drug epidemic as overdoses rise in Springfield

Feds offer $1B to fight drug epidemic as overdoses rise in Springfield

More than $1 billion in federal grant money is available nationwide for communities looking to combat the overdose epidemic as deaths continues to rise in Clark County. However local leaders told a representative from U.S. Rob Portman’s office that more sustainable funding is needed over time to battle the problem. About 40 local leaders attended a meeting Tuesday in Springfield with Stephen...
Mild, muggy overnight; pop-up storms Thursday

Mild, muggy overnight; pop-up storms Thursday

Clouds linger overnight, which will be mild and muggy with low temperatures around 70 degrees, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said. An isolated shower or storm is possible, Vrydaghs said. QUICK-LOOK FORECAST   Mild and muggy overnight Pop-up storms Thursday Heavy rain, storms Friday Thursday: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies are expected with a few pop-up showers and...
Urbana police join torch run for Special Olympics

Urbana police join torch run for Special Olympics

The Urbana Police Division participated in its first Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run on Tuesday. The Flame of Hope has been carried by thousands of officers to bring awareness and raise money for the Special Olympics, according to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ohio website. Other agencies statewide have participated in the event for the past 31 years. Officers will either bike...
Summer, fun events come to New Carlisle this weekend

Summer, fun events come to New Carlisle this weekend

New Carlisle will be the place to be on Saturday, June 24, with a variety of events all happening at once. Impact Bethel will kick off the big day with a pancake breakfast beginning at 7 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 220 S. Main St. Breakfast includes sausage gravy, biscuits, pancakes, sausage and drink for $6 for an adult. Children younger than 10 years old pay only $4. There is also...
College choice eases burden for Shawnee’s McCrory

College choice eases burden for Shawnee’s McCrory

Jack McCrory’s high school football season got a little easier June 9. That’s when the Shawnee standout accepted a scholarship offer to play his college football at Ohio University . McCrory said he could have waited and fielded a few more offers, mostly from fellow Mid-American Conference programs, but having the decision out of the way helps him focus on his...
Ohio Senate wants to freeze new enrollment in expanded Medicaid program

Ohio Senate wants to freeze new enrollment in expanded Medicaid program

The state would freeze new enrollment in the expanded Medicaid program starting on July 1, 2018 under state budget amendments accepted Tuesday by the Ohio Senate Finance Committee. “I think the amendment reflects a difference between the Republicans and Democrats, where the Republicans want to deny people health care coverage,” said freeze opponent, State Sen. Michael J. Skindell, D-Lakewood...
Hartsock: Playoff-bound Dragons start second half with new faces

Hartsock: Playoff-bound Dragons start second half with new faces

The Dayton Dragons have half of their season to play, but not really much left to play for and not as many familiar faces on board from the first half of the season. The Reds announced today the promotion of Brantley Bell, James Vasquez and Luis Gonzalez from Dayton to High-A Daytona. Add outfielder T.J. Friedl, who moved up to Daytona over the weekend, and the Dragons are without half of their everyday...
Used car deals best in long time

Used car deals best in long time

This year is going to be the best year to buy a used car in a generation. There are a couple factors contributing to the perfect storm that’s benefiting used car buyers right now. First, automakers overextended themselves in 2014 with subsidized leases. All those cars are coming off-lease now and are back on the dealer lots. The supply is extreme and they’re overstocked to the max. Second...
Ohio native Schwarber demoted to ‘clear his head’

Ohio native Schwarber demoted to ‘clear his head’

It wasn’t that long ago that Kyle Schwarber was better than sliced bread. The 24-year-old Middletown native missed all but a crumb of the 2016 MLB season after sustaining a serious knee injury in the first week of play, yet returned for the postseason to hit bomb after bomb to help propel the Chicago Cubs to perhaps the most talked-about, warm and fuzzy World Series title ever. Then came...
Sheriff reduces jail time for Georgia inmates who saved officer

Sheriff reduces jail time for Georgia inmates who saved officer

Sheriff Johnny Moats, in Polk County, Georgia, isn’t naming names, but the six inmates who rescued an officer during a work detail last Friday will serve reduced sentences. Many of the six men who rushed to help the officer who’d passed out in the afternoon heat haven’t even been sentenced yet, Moats told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “If I’m in court when they go...
WSU pitcher Sexton signs with Padres

WSU pitcher Sexton signs with Padres

Former Wright State pitcher Danny Sexton announced Thursday he has signed as a free agent with the San Diego Padres. Sexton was a second-team All-Horizon League selection as a junior this spring, going 8-2 with a 2.78 ERA. Two of the left-hander’s victories came against nationally ranked Clemson and South Carolina. Sexton led the HL in batters struck out looking (29), was tied for second in...
Florida woman forced to marry rapist at 11 years old

Florida woman forced to marry rapist at 11 years old

A Florida woman shared her story of how she was raped as a child, got pregnant at 10 years old and then legally married her rapist at age 11.  >> Read more trending news Sherry Johnson, now 57, told WTSP that she “was raped repeatedly” while living in an apartment building attached to her church in Tampa.  “The deacon had keys, and so he would come in when...
NBA would be wise to follow NHL draft process for player development

NBA would be wise to follow NHL draft process for player development

Want to know how the NBA can improve its player development model for both teams and players while also helping out college basketball? Copy the NHL’s draft-and-follow system. What does mean? Well, it’s fairly simple: Instead of forcing players to choose if/when they want to be considered for the NBA draft, make everyone eligible after they graduate from high school. Then give those who...
Woman accused of running over estranged boyfriend with car, killing him

Woman accused of running over estranged boyfriend with car, killing him

A woman in Detroit has been charged with first-degree murder after police said she chased down and intentionally struck her estranged boyfriend with her car, killing him. Danisha Mathis, 20, has been charged with first-degree premeditated murder for the death of Terrence Ricks, Jr., 25, who was struck and killed by the car Mathis was driving, police said. Surveillance video that captured the June...
TSA apologizes for tossing out woman’s breast milk during airport screening

TSA apologizes for tossing out woman’s breast milk during airport screening

The Transportation Security Administration is apologizing to a Colorado woman after throwing out her bottled breast milk during a security screening at Denver International Airport last month. “I just started crying,” Britney Shawstad told KMGH-TV, “because I really didn’t know what to do … that was my son’s food.” Shawstad, 28, of Englewood, said a TSA officer...
Tickets now on sale for ‘Little Mermaid’ Broadway tour in Dayton

Tickets now on sale for ‘Little Mermaid’ Broadway tour in Dayton

This is sure to be a hot ticket. The Victoria Theatre Association’s Premier Health Broadway Series presentation of Disney’s "The Little Mermaid” will be on stage at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center Aug. 8-13, 2017. Tickets start at $25 and are on sale now. They can be purchased at Ticket Center Stage, located in the Wintergarden of the Schuster...
Registered sex offender moves in next door to victim – legally 

Registered sex offender moves in next door to victim – legally 

A young Oklahoma woman found out details of her state’s sex offender laws the hard way, when the man who sexually abused her as a child legally moved in next door. Danyelle Dyer, 21, is now working with her family and state legislators to change those laws. Dyer, of Bristow, was just 7 years old when she was molested by Harold Dwayne English, her stepuncle. Oklahoma Department of Corrections...
Medical pot business applications flower across area

Medical pot business applications flower across area

Ohio is taking applications from would-be medical marijuana cultivators for state business licenses, and the application period for large-scale growers ends Friday, June 30. The Dayton area is attracting its share of them. The city of Dayton has six applicants who meet city and state zoning rules, said Keith Klein, senior development specialist for Dayton. A seventh applicant is pending. Most Dayton...
Man charged with rape of 7-year-old six weeks after serving sexual battery sentence

Man charged with rape of 7-year-old six weeks after serving sexual battery sentence

Authorities in Kansas arrested a man last week on suspicion of strangling and sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl just six weeks after he left jail following a prior sexual battery conviction, according to multiple reports. Corbin Breitenbach, 23, was charged June 15 with attempted capital murder, aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated burglary in the June 11 attack, KSNW reported. Court...
Girl receives priceless graduation gift from grandmother: Memories

Girl receives priceless graduation gift from grandmother: Memories

At a time when graduation is over for high school seniors and they’re getting ready to take the next steps of their life, a recent graduate is reminiscing over a gift that was 18 years in the making. Maddie said she received a priceless gift from her grandmother Sandy, Yahoo reported. According to her Tweet, Maddie’s grandmother gave her two books. >> Read more trending news They...
Bengals announce dates for training camp practices open to public

Bengals announce dates for training camp practices open to public

The Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday released their list of training camp practices open to public, beginning with the opener on Friday, July 28. All practices will held on the grass fields adjacent to Paul Brown Stadium except for the Family Day practice, which will be held inside PBS on Saturday, Aug. 5. The practice fields have bleacher seating for 1,250 fans, and all practices open to the public...
Man charged with rape of 88-year-old woman at senior housing complex

Man charged with rape of 88-year-old woman at senior housing complex

A homeless man in Texas has been charged with the rape of an 88-year-old woman, police said Thursday. Justin Glenn Ellis, 21, was arrested on Wednesday for the June 11 attack, KHOU reported.  The rape took place at a senior housing complex, where the woman was a resident. She was in bed, watching television, when she was attacked, authorities said. Ellis is believed to have gained access to the...
’Downton Abbey’ the movie in the works, production to start next year

’Downton Abbey’ the movie in the works, production to start next year

“Downton Abbey” the movie is in the works, with production scheduled to begin next year. The popular, award-winning PBS television drama, which ended in 2015, focused on the lives of an aristocratic British family, the Granthams, and their family of servants. The historical TV series, starring Dame Maggie Smith and Elizabeth McGovern, among others, was written by Julian Fellowes,...
Trump doesn't have Comey tapes

Trump doesn't have Comey tapes

After President Donald Trump first hinted that he might have recordings of his private conversations with fired FBI director James Comey, he admitted Thursday on Twitter that he had no such tapes. “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea ... whether there are 'tapes' or recordings of my conversations...
Watch: Dirt biker rescued after falling 30 feet, spending night in ravine

Watch: Dirt biker rescued after falling 30 feet, spending night in ravine

A dirt biker was rescued Sunday after falling 30 feet and spending the night in a ravine.  The captivating rescue was caught on camera by the California Highway Patrol’s Valley Operations division.  The California man went out for a ride while camping with his family Saturday, but wasn’t found until 12 hours later. The 42-year-old man was severely injured and unable to move...
Courteney Cox regrets plastic surgery

Courteney Cox regrets plastic surgery

In an interview with New Beauty, former “Friends” star Courteney Cox opened up about the plastic surgery that she got as a younger woman --  some that she’s come to regret and in some cases is having reversed. >> Read more trending news “Hollywood makes it hard; this business makes it harder. I grew up thinking appearance was the most important thing. That as...
Stop sending EMS to respond to overdose calls, Ohio councilman says

Stop sending EMS to respond to overdose calls, Ohio councilman says

Frustration over the amount of money and public safety services being devoted to drug overdoses led to one Middletown, Ohio, city council member asking if it was possible for the city to not respond to such calls. >> Read more trending news Saying the city needs to think outside the box, Middletown City Council member Dan Picard asked if it was possible for EMS to not respond to overdose calls...
Last two Dayton Flyers freshmen scheduled to arrive on campus Thursday

Last two Dayton Flyers freshmen scheduled to arrive on campus Thursday

The fourth and fifth members of Dayton’s 2017 recruiting class will arrive on campus Thursday, meaning the whole 2017-18 team will be together for the first time. Classes for the second summer session start Saturday. In an email to the Dayton Daily News on Wednesday night, forward Matej Svoboda, of the Czech Republic, wrote he was scheduled to arrive Thursday morning. Forward Obadiah Toppin...
Woman warns others after granddaughter burned on playground slide

Woman warns others after granddaughter burned on playground slide

While parents are wise to limit their children's outdoor playtime during extreme, triple-digit temperatures, a grandmother in New Mexico wants to warn others that even normal summer temperatures can cause playground equipment to become dangerously hot. Mitzi Thompson told KOB that her 8-year-old granddaughter received a painful burn a few weeks ago after riding a playground slide when the temperature...
Dramatic video shows aid worker, Texas Aggie rescuing child from ISIS gunfire

Dramatic video shows aid worker, Texas Aggie rescuing child from ISIS gunfire

Among the many things that are required of a freshman in Texas A&M’s Corps of Cadets — from buzzed hair, to shined shoes to elaborate rituals for nearly every situation — is to memorize a simple Bible verse, John 15:13. These are not hollow words in Aggieland. It happened famously in Corregidor; tragically in Fallujah; in the trenches of World War I and mountains of Afghanistan....
I-75 convicted killer sentenced to death

I-75 convicted killer sentenced to death

UPDATE @ 3:40 p.m. A Warren County judge has accepted the jury’s recommendation and has sentenced Terry Froman to receive the death penalty. FIRST REPORT Formal sentencing is scheduled for Thursday afternoon for Terry Froman, the man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend while driving north on Interstate 75. A Warren County jury earlier this month recommended that Froman should receive the...
Breaking down Bengals roster, position battles heading into camp

Breaking down Bengals roster, position battles heading into camp

The Cincinnati Bengals put the wraps on their offseason program with the culmination of the mandatory minicamp June 16, freeing the players to scatter to all parts of the globe for a six-week break. As things stand now, the Bengals have 89 players on the roster, which is one shy of the league limit. If the team elects to sign a 90th player for the start of camp, it will either be an issue of adding...
Ron Howard tapped to direct Han Solo stand-alone film

Ron Howard tapped to direct Han Solo stand-alone film

There’s been a change at the helm for the upcoming stand-alone Han Solo feature film. Earlier this week, the original directors, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, left the production. Lord and Miller are best known for “The Lego Movie” and “21 Jump Street,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. >> Read more trending news It was announced Thursday that Oscar-winning...
Minivan repossessed, towed with sleeping child inside

Minivan repossessed, towed with sleeping child inside

A 7-year-old child was sleeping soundly inside a minivan early Thursday when the vehicle was towed to be repossessed. >> Read more trending news According to WPVI, a 26-year-old mother left her daughter in the car around 2:30 a.m. while she ran into her Southwest Philadelphia workplace. The woman, who was not named, told police she was inside the Domino’s pizzeria for no more than...
Trump mystique could help boost real estate sales in Palm Beach County, Florida

Trump mystique could help boost real estate sales in Palm Beach County, Florida

President Donald Trump has put Palm Beach County on the map. And now professionals in the real estate market are starting to see a business opportunity. In the 10 months since Great Gulf of Canada submitted plans to build a 27-story tower on South Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach, a certain part-time winter resident has continued his seasonal treks to Palm Beach, turning what was once a home and private...
Police: Woman pulls gun after being shorted one chicken nugget

Police: Woman pulls gun after being shorted one chicken nugget

Police say one Washington woman was not happy when she came up one chicken nugget short in her recent fast food order. Employees said the woman was, at first, angry about how long it took to get her drink. Then she claimed there was something in the cup before becoming angry for being one nugget short, The News Tribune reported. >> Read more trending news  At first, she threw her...
OVI checkpoint planned in the Trotwood area this weekend

OVI checkpoint planned in the Trotwood area this weekend

Trotwood police in conjunction with the Montgomery County OVI Task Force will conduct an OVI checkpoint in the Trotwood area this weekend.  The exact time and location of the checkpoint will be released on Saturday, in compliance with state law.  “The goals of the sobriety checkpoint are to provide public awareness to the consequences of driving under the influence, reduce the number...
News Center 7’s John Bedell to fly with Thunderbirds

News Center 7’s John Bedell to fly with Thunderbirds

Before the United States Air Force Thunderbirds take to the sky for this weekend’s Vectren Dayton Air Show, News Center 7’s John Bedell will strap in for a ride inside one of the F-16 Fighting Falcons. Prior to today’s flight Bedell will undergo a series of training sessions and be fitted for his flight suit. As part of his training, Bedell will learn how to deal with the G-forces...
Middletown council member: Can we stop responding to overdoses?

Middletown council member: Can we stop responding to overdoses?

Frustration over the amount of money and public safety services being devoted to drug overdoses led to one Middletown City Council member asking if it was possible for the city to not respond to such calls. Saying the city needs to think outside the box, Middletown City Council member Dan Picard asked if it was possible for EMS to not respond to overdose calls. Noting people with cancer don&rsquo...
Concert announcements

Concert announcements

Tickets are on sale at the individual venues and all Ticketmaster outlets, except where noted. Bogart’s 2621 Vine St., Cincinnati www.bogarts.com, 513-872-8801 Recently announced: RuPaul’s Drag Race, July 26 Upcoming: Glowrage, June 24 Dayton Art Institute 456 Belmonte Park North www.daytonartinstitute.org; 937-223-5277 Upcoming: The Faux Frenchmen, July 13 EXPRESS LIVE! 405 Neil Ave....
Choking hazard prompts Britax to recall 207K child car seats

Choking hazard prompts Britax to recall 207K child car seats

Car seat and stroller manufacturer Britax announced this week that it is recalling more than 200,000 car seats after customers reported that seats’ chest clips can break, posing a choking hazard for young children. The recall includes some models of the company’s B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Travel Systems, B-Safe 35 Elite, B-Safe 35 Elite Travel Systems and BOB B-Safe rear-facing infant child...
Sports Today: Is help on the way for the Reds?

Sports Today: Is help on the way for the Reds?

An essential starting rotation makeover starts this weekend for the Cincinnati Reds.   They will start rookie Louis Castillo on Friday then Homer Bailey returns to the rotation Saturday.  Bailey you know.  Who is Louis Castillo?  He was one of the pitchers acquired from the Miami Marlins for Dan Straily last winter, and he is the top-rated pitching prospect in the Reds&rsquo...
Shannen Doherty flaunts growing hair months after going into remission

Shannen Doherty flaunts growing hair months after going into remission

Shannen Doherty is loving her new, curly locks. >> Read more trending news In a sweet photo update with husband Kurt Iswarienko, Doherty showed off her new look as her hair grows back following months of cancer treatments. “I think my husband and I are morphing into each other,” she wrote with the hashtag #curlyhairdontcare in a post on Instagram. The photo shows the two on a trip...
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