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Springfield fatal shooting victim identified

Man shot, killed on Linden Ave. in Springfield identified

The victim shot to death on Linden Avenue Friday morning has been identified as Brandon Jamal Dearmond, 30, of Charles St. in Springfield.  Police were initially dispatched to area of Linden and Rose Street, but could not find a victim, according to a Springfield Police report. They were then given an address in the 1300 block of Linden and found four or five people yelling for help on the porch...
With seven starters back, Southeastern hopes to be contender in OHC

With seven starters back, Southeastern hopes to be contender in OHC

The Southeastern softball team had many of its 14 players involved in other activities at the school and had trouble getting its full squad together during preseason practice. The Trojans have games scheduled on six of the next eight days, beginning with their opener against visiting Bellbrook at 11 a.m. Saturday. Veteran coach Randy “Tojo” Delaney seldom feels ready for the start of a...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0167 - Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Cincinnati, v. Mickey L. Sparrow, 4825 Mumper Road, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 405-407 N. Bechtle Ave., for $45,405. 17-CV-0170 - Day Air Credit Union, Kettering, v. Stephen Setzer and Kasey Setzer, 4914 Bosart Road, complaint for $22,937. 17-DP-0242 - Denise Powers, 1231 Highland Ave., v. T.J. Frock...
Ohio adds 15K jobs in February

Ohio adds 15K jobs in February

Ohio employers posted a net gain of 15,200 jobs last month — the second-highest statewide increase in the nation — while the February unemployment rate edged up to 5.1 percent from 5 percent in January, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) reported today. The state jobs department also reported a significant upward revision to the January total, which was revised up by...
Teen, mother, and grandmother killed in Columbus house fire

Teen, mother, and grandmother killed in Columbus house fire

COLUMBUS — A 16-year-old girl, her mother and grandmother were killed in a west Columbus house fire early Friday, according to our news partner 10TV. The teen was transported to  Nationwide Children's Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  The fire started around 3 a.m. on Cherry Creek Parkway North, near Norton Road and Sullivant Avenue.  The teen’s mother and grandmother...
Warming into the weekend, showers, storms ahead

Warming into the weekend, showers, storms ahead

A nice start to the day. Overnight showers are gone so a dry commute expected.  Dry and mild Friday Showers and storms late day Saturday and Sunday Warm and unsettled into next week RELATED: County-by-County Forecasts    TODAY: Temperatures are much warmer than the past two mornings in the 40s and 50s. Sunshine and scattered clouds throughout the day. Breezy with winds...
SPECIAL REPORT: Cyber warriors can stop cars, shut off water and unlock jail cells

SPECIAL REPORT: Cyber warriors can stop cars, shut off water and unlock jail cells

Air Force Capt. Eddie Caberto taps a key board and a speedometer flashes beyond 100 mph before redlining. For the student at the Air Force Institute of Technology the demonstration via a laptop computer and a mock-up of a speedometer demonstrates what could happen if a hacker found their way inside your car or truck through a vehicle’s entertainment system. “I would launch an attack from...
Cyber war: Defense firms face battle to guard secrets

Cyber war: Defense firms face battle to guard secrets

Thousands of defense contractors face a Pentagon directive to boost cyber security defenses by the end of the year, but many will likely won’t have all the safeguards in place, a cyber expert says. “We don’t anticipate many companies being close to being compliant by the end of the year,” said Timothy Birt, Riverside Research information technology security administrator in...
Police search for vehicle involved in Speedway robbery

Police search for vehicle involved in Speedway robbery

Authorities are looking for a vehicle suspected of being involved in an armed robbery Thursday morning. A pursuit started just after 4 a.m. in the area of West Main and Yellow Springs streets in Springfield. Police said the vehicle is the suspect vehicle from the Thursday armed robbery at the Speedway on N. Bechtle Avenue Thursday morning. Police have lost the vehicle, but continue to look for it...
Catholic Central baseball coach sees better times ahead

Catholic Central baseball coach sees better times ahead

Third-year Catholic Central coach Jon Metzger is brimming with optimism with the return of his top eight players and nine of his top 10 from a year ago. Yes, the squad won only three of 23 games last season. But Metzger believes the Irish are better than what their record showed — and he has the numbers to prove it. With a predominantly freshmen cast in 2015, they had a team batting average...
Springfield native builds center to house, teach children overseas

Springfield native builds center to house, teach children overseas

Springfield native Meredith Wood-Docena was still a student at Cedarville University when she began travelling to the Philippines over the summer for missionary work. Her experiences on those trips would eventually lead to the founding of Obed’s House Ministries in 2013 that aims to help children living on the streets. Wood-Docena is now a resident of General Santos City, Philippines, currently...
Springfield voting precinct leaving church location

Springfield voting precinct leaving church location

A Springfield polling location is being permanently moved to a new building. The voting location for city precincts 2 and 3 — previously at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1612 S. Belmont Ave. — will now be located at Developmental Disabilities of Clark County, 2527 Kenton St. The change will take place immediately, according to the Clark County Board of Elections. The next city election will...
Parent concerned about safety after Springfield student hit by car

Parent concerned about safety after Springfield student hit by car

A child hit by a car while walking to school Thursday morning sparked a call for renewed focus on student safety. Theotis J.D. Moore, 11, was hit around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Selma Road and Kenwood Avenue trying to cross the street to get to school at Kenwood Elementary. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Ebonie Sachey Butler, 24, of Springfield. Butler was traveling southeast...
Clark County girls encouraged to pursue high-paying science, math jobs

Clark County girls encouraged to pursue high-paying science, math jobs

Engaging more girls to pursue STEM-related careers could mean high-paying jobs for them and benefit the industry as it gains greater diversity, according to industry experts and a local school. That’s why the Springfield City School District held a Girls in STEM program this week at the Career ConnectED Center at The Dome. The event aimed to help girls who will be in high school in a few years...
Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow

Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow

A military Humvee was stolen from the Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow. The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to the armory, 4630 Allen Road, where suspects cut through a chain link fence and accessed a secured area where the Humvee was stored. The Humvee was locked at the time of the theft, but the suspect disabled the locking mechanism and drove the vehicle off the premises...

Senators, congressman to tour Wright-Patterson Friday

Five U.S. senators will tour Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Friday for an inside look at the base’s military operations, officials say. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio and co-chairman of the Senate Air Force Caucus, will be joined by caucus co-chairman John Boozman, R-Arkansas. Senate Armed Services Committee members Jack Reed, D-R.I., Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii along with Sen. Rob Portman,...
Smoking in a car with kids could bring $500 fine in Ohio

Smoking in a car with kids could bring $500 fine in Ohio

People who smoke in cars with kids under age 6 could face a $500 fine if a bill proposed by a state lawmaker becomes law. “They have no say in getting into an enclosed vehicle with someone who is smoking,” said sponsor Sen. Charletta Tavares, D-Columbus. “Their little lungs breathe deeper, particularly infants. They breathe deeper and they breathe faster.” Clark County Health...
Police shoot at suspect accused of stabbing roommate near Ohio State campus

Police shoot at suspect accused of stabbing roommate near Ohio State campus

A 22-year-old man is in custody, accused of stabbing one of his roommates in the neck near the Ohio State University campus, our news partner WBNS-TV in Columbus reported. The victim, a 19-year-old woman, was listed in stable condition at OSU’s Wexner Medical Center, where she was taken with injuries initially described by Columbus police as critical. The suspect’s name has not been released...
Conservative opposition delays health care vote

Conservative opposition delays health care vote

Despite a full-court press from President Donald Trump and heavy pressure from GOP leadership, a conservative group of House Republicans Thursday effectively delayed a vote aimed at overhauling the nation’s health care system. In response, Trump threw down the gauntlet in what one Republican called a game of “high stakes poker”: Vote Friday or he’d leave Obamacare in place...
Springfield’s John Legend releases new single inspired by ‘Underground’

Springfield’s John Legend releases new single inspired by ‘Underground’

Springfield native John Legend released a new single “In America” this week. The single was written during the production of Legend’s latest album, “Darkness and Light” but didn’t make the final cut. The song was then re-purposed to be used alongside the critically acclaimed television show “Underground.” In an interview with billboard Magazine...
Ohio lawmaker pushes for protections for gays in jobs, housing

Ohio lawmaker pushes for protections for gays in jobs, housing

Ohio is among more than two dozen states where discrimination in housing and employment against gay and lesbian people is legal but state Rep. Nickie Antonio, who is openly gay, says it’s time to change that. “They — we — should not have to fear that they’ll be evicted from home based on their gender identity or fired from their job based on who they love,” said...
WSU leaders: Fire long-suspended workers, release secret audit

WSU leaders: Fire long-suspended workers, release secret audit

The Wright State University administrators who have been on paid leave for almost two years amid an ongoing federal investigation into possible violations of immigration law should be terminated, the vice chairman of the WSU board said today. Doug Fecher told the Dayton Daily News that he and board chairman Michael Bridges agree that the administrators should be separated from the university...
Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA health care clinics and hospitals and outdoors within five years. “Exposure to second hand smoke puts veteran patients at unnecessary risk,&rdquo...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Nicole Jean Vowell, 29, of Galloway, OVI amended to disregard of safety, guilty, three days jail, three days credit for time served, six months driver’s license suspension, fine and cost due June 5, fined $375. Felicia F. Barletto, 34, of 2541 Sunset Ave., theft, guilty, 180 days jail. Brandie N. Cobb, 37, of West Carrollton, domestic violence, assault, dismissed...
Criminal charges for overdoses in Clark County: 5 things to know

Criminal charges for overdoses in Clark County: 5 things to know

Clark County prosecutors will begin using the Good Samaritan Law to charge people criminally who overdose and don’t seek treatment screenings and referrals after they’ve been revived. Here’s five things to know about the law: 1. Background: In September 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 110, more commonly known as Ohio’s Good Samaritan Law. The law grants immunity...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0159 - The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee, v. Alta Michelle Wheeler, Dayton, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 1344 Broadway for $38,087. 17-CV-0160 - JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., v. Marilyn L. Sigler, 2789 Selma Pike, et al., complaint in foreclosure for $107,305. 17-CV-0166 - JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, v. Teresa Mowen, South Bloomingville...
Child hit by car in Springfield in fair condition

Child hit by car in Springfield in fair condition

The 11-year-old boy hit by a car this morning in Springfield is in fair condition at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Theotis J.D. Moore was trying to cross the street at Selma Road and Kenwood Avenue when he was hit. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Ebonie Sachey Butler, 24, of Springfield. Butler was traveling southeast on Selma Road when she struck Moore. The light was green according...
Zika shades spring break romance

Zika shades spring break romance

Zika is perhaps the newest threat to the annual spring break right of passage that has become synonymous with heavy drinking and casual sex — one of two ways the mosquito-borne virus can be transmitted from person to person. As a result, state and federal health agencies are warning spring-breakers to pack condoms or abstain from having sex to avoid Zika, which can cause a series of birth defects...
Need a job? U.S. military looking for cyber warriors

Need a job? U.S. military looking for cyber warriors

The nation faces a shortage of cyber workers at a time when threats have grown and a silent cyber war must enlist more troops, officials say. “If you look at what’s going on with the cyber workforce there’s a huge shortage,” said Timothy Birt, Riverside Research information technology security administrator in Beavercreek. “And it’s really getting the younger generation...
Clark County population continues to decline, reaches 50-year low

Clark County population continues to decline, reaches 50-year low

Clark County’s population dropped by more than 1,000 residents last year to its lowest level in more than five decades. Creating more jobs will be key to reversing that and bringing people back to Clark County, local leaders and residents said. As of last July, Clark County’s population is estimated at 134,786 people, the lowest since 1962, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau...
Showers possible overnight, warming trend getting underway

Showers possible overnight, warming trend getting underway

Skies will become mostly cloudy overnight with a slight chance for a quick shower between 1 and 4 a.m., Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures overnight will hold in the lower to middle 40s, Elwell said. A passing shower possible overnight Temperatures jump above normal the rest of the week Rain chances increase this weekend FRIDAY: Expect a mix of clouds and sunshine...
Robbers enter Springfield Speedway with long rifle, trash can

Robbers enter Springfield Speedway with long rifle, trash can

Springfield police are looking for two people who robbed a Speedway station on North Bechtle Avenue with a long rifle. Officers responded to the convenience store at 2040 North Bechtle Avenue just after 3 a.m. after a clerk reported a robbery.  Police said two men, one armed with a long rifle and the other carrying a trash can, entered the store and demanded money and cigarettes. The robbers...
Colorectal cancer preventable, with increased screening

Colorectal cancer preventable, with increased screening

Colorectal cancer screening has been proven to save lives. The Clark and Champaign County Colorectal Cancer Coalition has pledged to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the “80 percent by 2018” initiative, led by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (an organization...
Enon’s 40-foot tall mound is second largest in Ohio

Enon’s 40-foot tall mound is second largest in Ohio

The second tallest mound in Ohio is in downtown Enon, with Miamisburg Mound being the tallest. These two mounds are 35 miles apart. Enon’s is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is owned by the village. The mound is 40 feet tall. In the late 1800s, the mound was set in a circle of Osage and was tree crowned. The Enon Community Historical Society (ECHS) removed the hedge in...
Poor Will’s Clark County Almanack: Go fishing around lunchtime

Poor Will’s Clark County Almanack: Go fishing around lunchtime

All things swell…the earth, trees, plants, wood and even iron. Why should not the same thing be true of our minds? We must expand, like the leaves, if we would receive all the cleansing water in our souls. — Charles Burchfield, Journal, April 12, 1914 The Almanack Horoscope Moon Time: The Maple Flower Moon wanes throughout the period, becoming the new Apple Blossom Moon at 9:57 p.m. on...
Chamber: Springfield businesses, community growing greater together

Chamber: Springfield businesses, community growing greater together

The Chamber recently held its annual meeting that featured this year’s “Dream Big” theme for the Greater Springfield community, “Growing Greater Together!” This past year, the Chamber continued to stand in the gap and take on area challenges while seeking to help innovate and build a better sense of place for area businesses, and our great community. The Chamber&rsquo...
Former Navy SEAL tells Springfield men how he found his faith

Former Navy SEAL tells Springfield men how he found his faith

A retired U.S. Navy SEAL and author said one night at church saved him from himself. Chad Williams served in that branch of the military from 2004 to 2010. He spoke in Springfield to The Gathering on Wednesday morning, saying he decided to become a SEAL to mature, make an impact and not be an “Average Joe,” despite his family’s objections. The Gathering is a men’s Christian...
Change in weather pattern to bring major warm-up for the region

Change in weather pattern to bring major warm-up for the region

The jet stream, which typically divides areas of colder and warmer air, is forecast to shift north of the Miami Valley by the end of the week -- and that means a warm-up for the region.  Highs are expected to climb into the 50s on Thursday -- more seasonable levels -- and then hit near 70 this weekend. That will be a noticeable change from Wednesday, when temperatures were held to nearly 15 degrees...
Northeastern survey shows residents split on $100M new schools plan

Northeastern survey shows residents split on $100M new schools plan

A survey commissioned by the Northeastern Local Board of Education to ask the community if it should consolidate its two high schools didn’t make the school board’s decision any easier. “The results were not super conclusive,” Superintendent John Kronour said. “We are still working on making a decision.” The survey results showed that the school board has support...
Car overturns, snaps pole in half in Champaign County

Car overturns, snaps pole in half in Champaign County

Crews are still at the scene of a single-vehicle rollover crash tonight in on Ohio 4 at Allison Avenue in Goshen Twp., west of Mechanicsburg. One person was taken by CareFlight to a Dayton hospital, but it’s not clear how many other people were injured. The crash is under investigation by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office. A pole was snapped in half tonight in a rollover crash near...
Springfield’s Davis named first team All-Ohio in Division I

Springfield’s Davis named first team All-Ohio in Division I

Springfield High School senior Danny Davis was named Division I first team All-Ohio and Kaleb Wesson of Westerville South was chosen Ohio Mr. Basketball by the Associated Press on Wednesday. A four-year starter, Davis had the best of those four years as a senior. The 6-foot-3 guard led Springfield in most offensive categories, averaging a team-high 18.2 points, 6.4 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 2.8 steals...
Honda supplier may be expanding its investment in Springfield

Honda supplier may be expanding its investment in Springfield

A Japanese auto parts firm that planned to invest $10 million in Springfield might be boosting its investment in Ohio. Topre America has previously announced plans to open a plant next year at the Champion City Business Park, a project that would add about 20 jobs at a new 20,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. But a recently published story in the Nikkei Asian Review said Topre will spend $54...
Solar eclipse ‘event of a lifetime,’ says Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

Solar eclipse ‘event of a lifetime,’ says Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell

It will be the event of a lifetime -- IF -- the weather cooperates here in the Miami Valley late summer.  On Aug. 21, the first total eclipse in nearly a century will be visible across much of the United States. It will be a total solar eclipse from Oregon to Tennessee to South Carolina, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.   If skies are clear enough here in the Dayton...
Wright State Physicians CEO stepping down

Wright State Physicians CEO stepping down

Dr. Alan Marco is stepping down as president and CEO of Wright State Physicians, effective March 31, according to an internal email obtained by the Dayton Daily News. According to the email, Dr. Marco will be replaced as president by Dr. Jerry Yaklic — an obstetrician-gynecologist with Wright State Physicians Obstetrics & Gynecology and chair and associate professor of the Department of Obstetrics...
Policeman accused of abandoning emaciated dog in park

Policeman accused of abandoning emaciated dog in park

A Philadelphia police officer was charged with animal cruelty Thursday, four months after investigators believe he put his starving pit bull mix into a trash bag and abandoned her at a park. Authorities charged Officer Michael Long, 33, with multiple counts of animal cruelty following an investigation by the Pennsylvania SPCA and the police department’s Internal Affairs Unit. Long, an 11-year...
Xavier’s Elite Eight run similar to Dayton’s in 2014

Xavier’s Elite Eight run similar to Dayton’s in 2014

It will come as no surprise that fans of the Dayton Flyers still hate their old rival Xavier, even if the teams have played only once in the last four seasons and may not play again until who knows when. “I hate Xavier,” one fan wrote Thursday on Twitter. “I couldn't care less that we don't play them anymore. Fight me.” “I respect Xavier but I will continue...
Dentist calls police on elderly woman; officer escorts her to new appointment

Dentist calls police on elderly woman; officer escorts her to new appointment

He has only been on the job for two weeks, but a Georgia police officer is already making a mark on his community. >> Read more trending news The Brookhaven Police Department posted on its Facebook page Thursday about how Officer Bell met a woman, identified only as Mary Anna. The elderly woman told Bell she went to a nearby dentist for a painful loose tooth and wanted it removed. For whatever...
Anatomy of a scam: How a crime-fighting office became a crime victim

Anatomy of a scam: How a crime-fighting office became a crime victim

For more than four years, David Bruns was regularly stealing from his employer, funneling money into a house-flipping business and spending the rest on guns, hunting gear, a TV set and frequent lunches. He hid it from other employees in the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s office where he worked, and even from his wife Julie, who is an assistant prosecutor in the office. When he was finally caught...
Woman sends thank you note to police after they arrest her daughter

Woman sends thank you note to police after they arrest her daughter

It’s hard to be a parent when your child gets arrested. And not everyone takes it well. But one mother showed gratitude to police who arrested her daughter in Florida while she was on spring break. >> Read more trending news The Walton County Sheriff’s Office posted the text of a letter it received last week on its Facebook page. In the note, a mother thanks the department...
Cop turns table on IRS scammer

Cop turns table on IRS scammer

With less than a month left in tax season, Americans may be getting those phone calls that claim that the IRS will have a an arrest warrant issued. It’s all a scam, and the callers tried to scam the wrong person this time. Kyle Roder received a call from the “IRS” that threatened that he’d be arrested if he didn’t call back ASAP, The Huffington Post reported...
2-year-old with rare disease becomes honorary police officer in NJ

2-year-old with rare disease becomes honorary police officer in NJ

A 2-year-old with a rare genetic disease became the youngest police officer in New Jersey, WABC reported. >> Read more trending news Trent Powers is battling Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and on Wednesday he became an honorary member of the Spotswood Police Department.  Powers was all smiles as he received his own uniform and a small Chevy Tahoe police car. Powers was presented...
Dayton innovators: Men search for a medical breakthrough for children

Dayton innovators: Men search for a medical breakthrough for children

Tyson Ross, an electrical engineer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and Casel Burnett, a Miamisburg native who now works as a general manager for Toyota in Kentucky, have been engaged in “a labor of love” since 2008. That labor has resulted in a pair of patents, a new company that doesn’t yet have offices — and the promise of what the two men hope will be a medical breakthrough...
Scientists develop blood test to detect, find cancer

Scientists develop blood test to detect, find cancer

Scientists at the University of California may have just made the next breakthrough in the battle against cancer. A test called CancerLocator works by looking for DNA released from tumors and circulates in the blood, The Telegraph reported. >> Read more trending news And the test doesn’t just find cancer, it can also tell doctors where the cancer is located. That’s because tumors...
Assisted living facility worker in Florida arrested for filming couple having sex

Assisted living facility worker in Florida arrested for filming couple having sex

A Florida woman who worked at an assisted living facility secretly recorded two residents having sex last year and posted the video on a social media website because she found it amusing, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Alexis Gloria Rebecca Williams, 20, of St. Petersburg, was charged with one count of video voyeurism and one count of video voyeurism dissemination, the Pinellas County Sheriff&rsquo...
7 things to know now: Health care vote; new iPad; ‘Star Wars’ news

7 things to know now: Health care vote; new iPad; ‘Star Wars’ news

Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today. 1. Health care vote: President Donald Trump decided the time for talking was over, according to the White House, when he let GOP leaders in the House know late Thursday that he wanted an up or down vote on a new health care package to take place on Friday. After a day of wrangling for votes, Trump said he was done working deals with...
Florida mom fends off intruder with shotgun

Florida mom fends off intruder with shotgun

Mothers are known for being over-protective when it comes to their children. However, did this Florida mom go too far when she used a shotgun to fend off an intruder earlier this month? >> Read more trending news   A security camera captured a man trying to break into a Miami home occupied by a woman and her children, according to Morning Express with Robin Meade.  “They...
Trump chicken balloons coming to America

Trump chicken balloons coming to America

A huge Donald Trump chicken is expected to fly high at the Tax March in San Francisco.  >> Read more trending news  The organizers of the march bought a 13-foot balloon, which taunts Donald Trump’s golden locks and hand gestures, from Chinese e-commerce site Aliababa, according to SF Gate. March organizers weren’t satisfied and scrambled to get money for an even...
Former Egyptian president Mubarak set free

Former Egyptian president Mubarak set free

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from his detention, the BBC reported. >> Read more trending news Mubarak,88, left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the northern suburb of Heliopolis, his lawyer said. Mubarak was released after Egypt's top appeals court earlier this month cleared him over the deaths of protesters in the 2011 uprising. Mubarak...
How drug testing airline pilots is like ‘playing Jenga’

How drug testing airline pilots is like ‘playing Jenga’

Federally-required random drug testing for pilots and other safety-sensitive employees can cause logistical problems for airlines, according to industry experts interviewed by the Dayton Daily News. One expert compared drug testing pilots to the logistical equivalent of playing Jenga, the tower-stacking game where the removal of one block could bring down the whole structure. Removing a pilot from...
Baby stops crying when he cuddles with mother’s dirty laundry

Baby stops crying when he cuddles with mother’s dirty laundry

A baby can be inconsolable when he misses his mother. One father in San Francisco, however, found a way to comfort his wailing infant. >> Read more trending news A 3-month-old baby immediately calmed down after he smelled his mother’s dirty shirt, the Daily Mail reported. “I was watching him one day while mom was running errands and he got real fussy,” the father wrote...
Burger King to stop buying from farms that abuse chickens

Burger King to stop buying from farms that abuse chickens

Burger King officials said Tuesday that the company plans to stop buying chickens from farms that grossly mistreat the animals,CNN reported. >> Read more trending news By 2024, the fast-food chain said it plans to buy only chickens raised according to welfare standards established by the animal advocacy group Global Animal Partnership.  "Chickens raised for meat, also known as...
Hawaii judge who blocked Trump’s revised travel ban target of threats

Hawaii judge who blocked Trump’s revised travel ban target of threats

The Hawaii federal judge who ruled against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban has been the target of threatening messages, according to the FBI. >> Read more trending news U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson's ruling last week resulted in a temporary restraining order nationwide, CNN reported — hours before the revised travel ban was set to go into effect. In the 43-page ruling...
Shirtless man brandishing knives threatens Michigan restaurant patrons

Shirtless man brandishing knives threatens Michigan restaurant patrons

A man walked into a Michigan restaurant Tuesday, waving knives at customers and ordering them to leave, WJBK reported. >> Read more trending news The 26-year-old man walked into the Mexican Fiesta restaurant in Dearborn Heights and threatened customers, witnesses told WJBK. "He was really loud, and excuse my language, (he said) everybody get the (expletive) out," Jacob Latigo...
83-year old allegedly steals ambulance, drives home

83-year old allegedly steals ambulance, drives home

An 83-year-old New York man checked himself out of a hospital in the middle of the night Tuesday and then allegedly stole an ambulance to get home, WNBC reported. Donald Winkler of Merrick reportedly was unhappy with the treatment he had received after being admitted to Nassau University Medical Center last week, so at 1 a.m. Tuesday he checked himself out. After leaving the emergency room...
More millenials live with parents in S. Florida than anywhere else

More millenials live with parents in S. Florida than anywhere else

A new study suggests that millennials in South Florida live with their parents at a higher rate than anywhere else in the country. >> Read more trending news  The study conducted by Abodo found that 44.8 percent of millennials in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach area still live with their parents. That’s the highest percentage among the 40 metropolitan areas looked at...
Fire destroys North Dakota church owned by white supremacist 

Fire destroys North Dakota church owned by white supremacist 

A North Dakota church recently bought by a self-proclaimed white supremacist has burned to the ground, KVRR reported. >> Read more trending news  The Attorney General’s office said there isn’t any new information to release, but Craig Cobb said he knows the fire was set intentionally and believes it was a hate crime. “I was going to turn it over to the creativity...
Create the life you want by making good decisions

Create the life you want by making good decisions

In this week’s column, I am giving you a test. It is designed to get you thinking about how you have been living in your home and what changes you want to make moving forward. The test will help you objectively decide what to keep and what to part with when going through your belongings. Choose only one answer to each question. It’s not feasible to choose both. Which is more important...
Tire maintenance a key component of spring check-up

Tire maintenance a key component of spring check-up

When warm weather arrives, many people enjoy a collective sigh of relief. Just as people welcome the end of the cold, snow and ice, cars and trucks also can benefit from more moderate temperatures. Salt, grime and pot holes can take a toll on tires over the course of a typical winter. Drivers will not get far this spring and summer without tires in good repair, which is why tire maintenance should...

This is one tough wish list

Dear Car Talk: I’m 64 years old and drive a 2005 Buick LaCrosse with 56,000 miles. Dealers want me to trade in my car. OK, here is what I want in my next car: (1) Manual roll-down windows for front and back. I’m not lazy. (2) I want the little triangular window in the front window. I won’t need to use air conditioning, and will be able to save gas with this window. (3) I want a wide...
Reader questions tire inflation pressure

Reader questions tire inflation pressure

Wheels: Tom wrote via e-mail: “You always say to follow the manufacturer’s guidance regarding tire pressure. On my Buick, I have the door sticker prescribed tires. The door sticker says to inflate to 30 psi. The tire itself says not to inflate beyond 44 psi. I don’t like the disparity and would appreciate some sort of official answer. The 30 psi seems a bit low and it seems like...
The ultimate Challenger: Dodge goes all-in with all-wheel drive

The ultimate Challenger: Dodge goes all-in with all-wheel drive

Baby boomers grew up with American muscle cars. Fast, loud and bold they were, both the people and the wheels. As the boomers race toward twilight, sensibility has likely settled in and with that has come the desire for stability, such as with all-wheel drive vehicles. The 2017 Dodge Challenger satisfies the past, present and future with its GT trim, a retro package of pleasure in an oversized two-door...

Weekly Kettering cruise-in to start April 21

To submit your event for free, email Wheels at wheels@coxohio.com. Deadline is 10 days prior to desired date of publication or event. WEEKLY CRUISE-IN • FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, April 21 through Sept. 15. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406 APRIL 23 HOLLYWOOD DAYTON GAMING RACEWAY CRUISE-IN...
Arroyo moves closer to joining Reds rotation

Arroyo moves closer to joining Reds rotation

Bronson Arroyo pitched the planned four innings Thursday in a 4-2 loss to the White Sox and felt no pain in his elbow or shoulder. “I felt really crisp the first three innings,” the 40-year-old right-hander said. “The fourth inning I got a little bit tired. I’m getting in shape. It felt like a regular spring game where I’m getting built up. Today has proven that my body...
Man whose parents locked him away for 2 years wants them to stay in prison

Man whose parents locked him away for 2 years wants them to stay in prison

For two years, Mitch Comer’s mother and stepfather, Sheila Comer and Paul Comer, kept him locked inside a bedroom in his family’s rental home in Georgia. He was shut off from the outside world and even his two younger sisters until September 2012. By then, Comer, who was 18 at the time, was loaded on a bus and sent to Los Angeles with some cash and pamphlets from a homeless shelter....
Inmate accused of plotting murders of sexual assault victims

Inmate accused of plotting murders of sexual assault victims

An inmate in a Pennsylvania jail the Allegheny County Jail is accused of plotting the murders of five juveniles who accused him of sexual assault. Michael Scherbanic, 29, a prisoner in the Allegheny County Jail and is now charged with 27 new criminal counts, including solicitation to commit criminal homicide.  >> Read more trending news Allegheny County police said they uncovered an elaborate...
Woman stranded in AZ wilderness for 5 days, left clues for rescuers

Woman stranded in AZ wilderness for 5 days, left clues for rescuers

A Texas woman is recovering after a life-threatening ordeal in the Arizona desert. Texas college student Amber VanHecke, 24, ran out of gas on a sightseeing trip to the southern rim of the Grand Canyon on March 12. She was traveling by herself and told ABC News that she made a wrong turn based on directions from her GPS. She ended up in the middle of nowhere and making matters worse she couldn&rsquo...
Family wants dog back after thieves break into home

Family wants dog back after thieves break into home

A family says someone burglarized their home Tuesday. and left the home’s front door wide open. Now, the family’s dog, Maggie, is missing. The family believes she ran off. "It was wide open when we walked in," Ashley Byrd told WSB-TV. The unnerving sight of a pried-open door greeted Byrd and her husband Tuesday after burglars broke into their home in Tucker, Georgia, and stole...
HGTV to air 'Fixer Upper' and 'Flip or Flop' spin-off shows

HGTV to air 'Fixer Upper' and 'Flip or Flop' spin-off shows

HGTV fans, get ready for more “Fixer Upper” and “Flip or Flop.” >> Read more trending news Joanna Gaines, star of hit show “Fixer Upper,” is getting her own spin-off show on HGTV. In her new show, Gaines will bring viewers a behind-the-scenes look at her creative process when designing a home. The show will be called, “Fixer Upper: Behind the Design&rdquo...
UMass looking for a new coach again after Kelsey changes mind

UMass looking for a new coach again after Kelsey changes mind

One Atlantic 10 Conference program finds itself looking for a new coach for the second time this week. Massachusetts announced Tuesday it was hiring Cincinnati native and Xavier grad Pat Kelsey, the head coach at Winthrop. He arrived in Amherst on Wednesday, posed for photos and was all set to be introduced at a press conference Thursday. At the last minute, Kelsey changed his mind, telling reporters...
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