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Professor on buried baby’s death: Hard to estimate ‘how common this is’

Cases like that of Brooke Skylar Richardson — accused in the death of her newborn baby, whose remains were found buried in the backyard of her Carlisle home — are more common than people think, according to one area professor. Wright State University psychology professor Cheryl Meyer said she has interviewed hundreds of women incarcerated for killing their children. “It’s really...


Think your college tuition cost is high? Growth is slowest in decades

Think your college tuition cost is high? Growth is slowest in decades

College tuition in the United States is growing more slowly than it has in decades, according to new figures released by the Labor Department. After financial aid is factored in, tuition for college and graduate school grew increased last year by 1.9 percent, The Wall Street Journal reports. That’s well below the average rate of tuition growth. From 1990 through 2016, tuition increased...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0406 - Jared Edens, 2125 S. Tecumseh Road, Lot 59, v. JM Consolidated Industries, LLC, 2020 Progress Road, and Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Columbus, notice of appeal. 17-CV-0407 - The Huntington National Bank, Columbus, v. Taseina L. Raber, 1607 Overlook Dr., complaint for $20,193. 17-CV-0408 - Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., v. Barbara K. Morgan, 4261 New...
CareFlight requested to crash near West Liberty-Salem school

CareFlight requested to crash near West Liberty-Salem school

A CareFlight medical helicopter has been requested to the scene of two-vehicle crash near West Liberty-Salem High School in Champaign County Tuesday morning.  Dispatchers said emergency crews were dispatched to the area of the high school in the 7200 block of U.S. 68 around 9:10 a.m. after the crash was reported.  Additional details were not available.  We’re monitoring this developing...
Franklin fans buy Luke Kennard jerseys, then his number changes

Franklin fans buy Luke Kennard jerseys, then his number changes

What’s in a number? A lot when that number belongs to Luke Kennard, Franklin’s favorite son. When Kennard was drafted with the 12th pick in the NBA draft, the team announced he’d wear No. 23 with the Detroit Pistons. A few minutes later, Franklin fans started ordering Kennard No. 23 jerseys. RELATED: Social media reacts to Kennard to Pistons One of those came from Dan Sponaugle,...
New brewery near the Dayton Mall is NOW HIRING

New brewery near the Dayton Mall is NOW HIRING

The Dayton area’s next brewery is hiring as it prepares to open just east of the Dayton Mall. Heavier than Air Brewing Co. expects to hire three to six people to start, according to brewery co-founder Nick Tarkany Sr. Interested persons can apply through the brewery’s Facebook page. The new brewery — located at 497 Miamisburg-Centerville Road in the Normandy Square Shopping...
Neighbor spat over bamboo and Jimmy Buffett reaches appeals court

Neighbor spat over bamboo and Jimmy Buffett reaches appeals court

You’ve heard of the Hatfields and the McCoys. Meet the Hayes and Carrigans of Indian Hill. Jeffrey Hayes, who lives on 4.7 acres in the wealthy Cincinnati neighborhood, took his next door neighbor Pamela Carrigan to court. Hayes said Carrigan applied a toxic herbicide to his bamboo. RELATED: Ohio Supreme Court rules juveniles can be sent to adult court Carrigan, who lives on 5.2 acres, had her...
$15K in tools, truck reported stolen from Springfield business

$15K in tools, truck reported stolen from Springfield business

More than $15,000 in tools and a truck were reported stolen from a Springfield business this weekend. Multiple welders, a saw and a truck were stolen from TS Steel, 212 Monroe St., between 11 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Monday morning, according to a police report. MORE CRIME: Springfield man accused of hitting pregnant woman with space heater The business owner told police it appears the suspect pried...
Clark County training shows ‘split-second’ choices officers must make

Clark County training shows ‘split-second’ choices officers must make

A firearms training simulator gives Clark County fairgoers the chance to see things from an officer’s perspective, something Sheriff Deborah Burchett hopes will allow people to better understand the difficult decisions deputies sometimes have to make. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has set up the Firearms Training Simulator in the Annex Building at the fair. It’s free to try for...
Springfield woman accused of driving drunk, crashing SUV with 4 kids

Springfield woman accused of driving drunk, crashing SUV with 4 kids

A Springfield woman has been accused of crashing into parked cars while driving under the influence with four children in the SUV. Janae Watkins, 20, was charged with four counts of endangering children, as well as criminal damaging, OVI, failure to stop after an accident, license forfeiture, child restraint and assault. She appeared in Clark County Municipal Court on Monday and pleaded not guilty...
Bethel Twp. fire department seeks emergency levy for $398K per year

Bethel Twp. fire department seeks emergency levy for $398K per year

The Bethel Twp. Fire Department wants to put an emergency five-year, 2-mill levy on the November ballot, the first time it’s asked for new tax money since 2002. Bethel Twp. trustees are expected to vote tonight on putting the issue on the ballot. If approved by voters, it would generate about $398,000 a year. Bethel Twp. is the most populous township in Clark County, with more than 18,000 residents...
Bright skies, pleasant today; storms return Thursday

Bright skies, pleasant today; storms return Thursday

Clear and cool morning with temperatures climbing through the 60s on Tuesday, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. Cool and quiet morning Tuesday Very high UV index Tuesday Storms return Thursday RELATED: Sky Witness 7   TODAY: Lots of sunshine on tap for the afternoon which means a very high UV index. Remember to wear SPF 30 or higher sunblock. Feeling warm, but...
Dayton Children’s Hospital assists young man’s hopes for soccer team

Dayton Children’s Hospital assists young man’s hopes for soccer team

Mukhammad Shadhnanov hopes Dayton Children's Hospital's assist will help him score in his plan to start a competitive neighborhood soccer team and ultimately join a league. The hospital, which is active in the Old North Dayton neighborhood where it is located, donated four nets, two sets of flags to mark boundaries on the pitch, a striping machine to put down the lines for the pitch and practice vests...
Justice offers behind the scenes view of Supreme Court in Springfield

Justice offers behind the scenes view of Supreme Court in Springfield

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judy French discussed money’s influence in judicial elections and the workload of Ohio’s courts in Springfield on Monday. More than 3 million lawsuits are filed annually in Ohio, the majority of which are initially filed and dealt with at the local county courts, French told Springfield Rotary Club members. Ohio’s population is about 11.6 million people...
Eric Elwell: Miami Valley set to emerge from ‘Ring of Fire’ pattern

Eric Elwell: Miami Valley set to emerge from ‘Ring of Fire’ pattern

The Miami Valley looks to finally be set to emerge from the “ring of fire” of persistent thunderstorms that have pounded the region over the last few weeks. MORE: Elwell: 7 surprising facts about summer Since early last week, clusters of storms would develop across the Northern Plains or Upper Midwest and move southeastward into the Ohio Valley bringing widespread rain and storms...
Urbana cleans up damage after weekend storms

Urbana cleans up damage after weekend storms

The city of Urbana is cleaning up after strong storms hit the area over the weekend. The Champaign County city designated Monday as a citywide cleanup day, including curbside pickup by city crews of fallen limbs and brush. That was after a string of storms caused damage to trees and power lines. The brush pick-up service is activated if there is “extensive damage to trees in the community,&rdquo...
Pygmy goat show offers pint-sized fun at Clark County Fair

Pygmy goat show offers pint-sized fun at Clark County Fair

Evan Wright was drawn to showing pygmy goats at the Clark County Fair because he wanted an animal that he could keep after the competition. He and his tiny goat, Daisy, were named grand champion of the pygmy goat show Monday at the Clark County Fair. Wright showed market goats for one year but didn’t like having to deal with selling them. DETAILS: Popular church cafeteria to close after one...
Investigators search Carlisle home where baby’s remains found in yard

Investigators search Carlisle home where baby’s remains found in yard

UPDATE @1:56 a.m. (July 25): We are working to learn more about a search conducted Monday evening of the Carlisle home where a baby’s remains were found. UPDATE @ 7:52 p.m. (July 24): Warren County sheriff's investigators on Monday evening are searching the house in Carlisle where the remains of a baby were found in the backyard on July 14, sheriff's Lt. John Faine said.  "...
Mega Apple supplier looking for U.S. home: Ohio in mix for plant

Mega Apple supplier looking for U.S. home: Ohio in mix for plant

As potential business location decisions go, this one is big — and it’s appearing that Ohio may lose out. Taiwanese electronics maker and Apple supplier Foxconn wants to build a display panel factory in the United States, and Ohio was recently said to be one of the states under consideration. But increasingly, Wisconsin appears to be the front runner. Reports in the Wall Street Journal...
Miami U. student sues, claims unfair suspension for sex assault claim

Miami U. student sues, claims unfair suspension for sex assault claim

A Miami University student is suing the Butler County school, accusing officials of punishing him unfairly after a female student accused him of a sexual assault he contends was consensual sex. The male student — identified in the federal court lawsuit only as “John Doe” — contends it was a mutually-agreed-to sexual encounter that took place after drinking in Oxford bars last...
Chocolate firm names Urbana-based Robert Rothschild Farm exec as CEO

Chocolate firm names Urbana-based Robert Rothschild Farm exec as CEO

The former CEO of Urbana-based Robert Rothschild Farm will take a new position as the head of Russell Stover, a chocolate maker based in Kansas City, according to Candy Industry Magazine. Andrew Desiter most recently served as president and CEO of Robert Rothschild Farm, a specialty food manufacturer just outside Urbana known for its sauces, dips and other food products. The Springfield News-Sun previously...
Springfield man accused of firing gun twice during alleged robbery

Springfield man accused of firing gun twice during alleged robbery

A Springfield man has been accused of firing two shots during an attempted robbery last week. Brock See, 19, was charged in connection with a July 17 shooting where police alleged he used a handgun to try to rob a man. See was charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery in Clark County Municipal Court. READ MORE: Springfield man accused of hitting pregnant woman with heater Police said...
Dayton Air Show ranks among 10 best in the nation, poll says

Dayton Air Show ranks among 10 best in the nation, poll says

The Vectren Dayton Air Show ranks among the top 10 best air shows in the nation, according to an online poll of USA Today readers. The Dayton Air Show was chosen eighth best, according to polls results released late last week. RELATED: Air show legend to retire solo career after next season At this year’s air show, the F-35 Lighting II and F/A-18 Super Hornet, top aerobatic acts Sean D. Tucker...
Could Ohio cheerleader have used safe haven law to give up baby?

Could Ohio cheerleader have used safe haven law to give up baby?

The case of an 18-year-old Carlisle woman charged with reckless homicide after her baby’s remains were found buried in her backyard have prompted questions about Ohio’s “Safe Haven” law. The state law provides an option for parents of newborns who wish to give up the infant within 30 days of birth.  It’s unknown how old Brooke Skylar Richardson’s baby...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 17-CV-0403 - Na’Marr Ramey, 621 Hensel Ave., v. Mark Smith, 1086 Mound St., et al., complaint for $25,000,000 for false mental illness claim. 17-CV-0404 - Federal National Mortgage Assn., v. John Jones, as heir to the Estate of Beverly A. Jones, 625 W. Jefferson St., et al., complaint in foreclosure for $40,013. 17-CV-0405 - Spartan Residential, LLC, 750 Shrine Road...
Urbana native to voice Marvel villain in third Thor film

Urbana native to voice Marvel villain in third Thor film

Urbana native Clancy Brown will have a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in one of Hollywood’s biggest franchises. SOCIAL MEDIA: FOLLOW REPORTER MICHAEL COOPER ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER. Brown will voice the role of the demon Surtur in the upcoming Marvel movie, “Thor: Ragnarok,” according to Comicbook.com. The film’s director announced the news at this weekend’s San...
Butler County Sheriff: Tensing can apply to sheriff’s office

Butler County Sheriff: Tensing can apply to sheriff’s office

Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones said former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing can apply to the Butler County Sheriff’s office just like anybody else. “I know him by what I’ve seen and I talked to one of his supervisors in the past when this first started and they spoke very highly of him,” Jones told our news partners at WCPO in Cincinnati. Murder and...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED THURSDAY INCLUDED: Kerry D. Brown, 66, of 1819 Morgan St., OVI, driving without lights, dismissed. Jay G. Gawlikowski, 53, of 3454 Folk Ream Road, child endangering, dismissed. Marylyn C. Null, 70, of 4425 Willowdale Road, OVI amended to disregard of safety, guilty, 12 months driver’s license suspension with modification, three days jail with three days suspended, administrative...
Warren County buried baby case: 5 things we know now

Warren County buried baby case: 5 things we know now

Here are five things we have learned in the investigation of Brooke Skylar Richardson, the 18-year-old woman whose baby’s remains were found in the backyard of her home July 14. 1. Baby alive at birth. The infant whose remains were found buried last week in a Carlisle backyard died more than two months ago but was alive at birth, not stillborn, court records and prosecutors revealed Friday....
Gas price increases could continue in the coming months

Gas price increases could continue in the coming months

DAYTON — Average retail gasoline prices in Dayton have risen 10.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.22 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 391 gas outlets in Dayton. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.27 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.   ...
Enon Sand sues Clark County after state gives permit despite concerns

Enon Sand sues Clark County after state gives permit despite concerns

A mining company sued Clark County the same day the state granted it a new mining permit in Mad River Twp., despite significant opposition from neighbors. The lawsuit from Enon Sand and Gravel seeks to bypass the Clark County Board of Zoning Appeals and “protect its right to continue prior nonconforming uses” of the property, according to court records. It also seeks damages from the county...
Buyers stretch out car loans to record lengths to lower monthly bills

Buyers stretch out car loans to record lengths to lower monthly bills

The length of loans for new vehicles hit an all-time high last month, as buyers took on more debt and stretched their budgets for increasingly expensive cars and trucks.  The average length of an auto loan hit a record of 69.3 months in June, according to research from Edmunds.com, up almost 7 percent compared to five years ago. And Clark County lenders said it’s no longer uncommon to see...
Break from heat and humidity arriving; storms return Thursday

Break from heat and humidity arriving; storms return Thursday

Partly cloudy skies will gradually clear through the evening air as less humid air starts to arrive, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell. Clearing, turning less humid tonight More comfortable through midweek Rain and storms return Thursday RELATED: Sky Witness 7    TONIGHT: Skies will continue to clear as temperatures slowly drop back through the 70s...
Review of $9B in Ohio tax breaks launched under pressure

Review of $9B in Ohio tax breaks launched under pressure

State legislative leaders acted under pressure recently to launch a panel of their own making that’s supposed to investigate the $9 billion-plus in tax credits, deductions and exemptions Ohio doles out each year. Senate President Larry Obhof named his appointees Tuesday to the Tax Expenditure Review Committee lawmakers, and House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger named his Wednesday, The Columbus Dispatch...
Clark County Fairgoers encounter sharks

Clark County Fairgoers encounter sharks

The Shark Encounter began with the infamous music from the movie “Jaws” and then the hydraulic door rose to reveal three nurse sharks swimming back and forth in the 5,000 gallon aquarium. Philip Peters, who dove with the sharks, introduced the three sharks as Loretta, Jimmy, and Ebby. Peters, who has been doing the show for 20 years, interacted with each of the sharks, showing and explaining...
Ohio senators push bills aimed to help vets, construction workers

Ohio senators push bills aimed to help vets, construction workers

Sen. Sherrod Brown last week was part of a bipartisan group of senators who co-sponsored a bill to expand the G.I. bill for post 9/11 student veterans. The bill includes provisions aimed at allowing more servicemembers or loved ones of fallen servicemembers to use the G.I. bill to further their education. Specifically, Brown, D-Ohio, helped secure a provision of the bill that would restore G.I. benefits...

Butler County wants to help dads be more engaged with their kids

Butler County social service agencies are working to create a “father friendly” atmosphere to encourage deadbeat dads and other non-custodial parents to become more engaged in their children’s lives. It is a critical effort for the children, according to Bill Morrison. “When you talk about heroin and all the issues we’re dealing with, it’s essential we …...
Congressmen Jordan, Davidson pushing welfare reform plan

Congressmen Jordan, Davidson pushing welfare reform plan

More than 20 years after Bill Clinton, John Kasich and Newt Gingrich reformed “welfare as we know it,” two Ohio lawmakers are vowing to do it again, saying the government must do more to encourage people to work rather than live off of federal largesse. Reps. Jim Jordan, R–Urbana, and Warren Davidson, R–Troy, want to start by looking at some 92 federal means-tested programs...
New store pursues location in Bethel Township

New store pursues location in Bethel Township

Dollar General attempted to secure a spot in Bethel Twp. in 2015, but concerned residents halted the attempt. Now Dollar General is back, once again looking to build but this time along West National Road in Springfield. Residents originally did not support the building of a Dollar General store in the farmland area originally proposed due to concerns that it could lead to possible flooding of nearby...
Clean audit issued for Clark County economic development nonprofit

Clean audit issued for Clark County economic development nonprofit

A recent report from the Ohio Auditor of State showed a clean audit after a review of the Community Improvement Corp. of Springfield-Clark County. Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office is responsible for auditing all public entities in Ohio. The CIC’s finances are audited annually and it’s been several years since any issues have been raised, said Chad Yancey, finance director for...
Springfield hospital system awarded for using tech to improve health

Springfield hospital system awarded for using tech to improve health

Mercy Health, a hospital system that includes the Springfield Regional Medical Center and Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana, was recently named a 2017 Most Wired Advanced Health System. For patients in Springfield and Urbana, the designation is a sign that they have access to some of the latest technologies for health care available. Mercy is the only health care system in Ohio and Kentucky to be...
Showers, storms end tonight; fog possible

Showers, storms end tonight; fog possible

Showers and storms will end this evening, and we'll see more clearing overnight. Because of all the rain over the past few days, some patchy dense fog is possible overnight and early Monday, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Temperatures overnight will dip into the middle to upper 60s. Patchy overnight fog possible More dry time expected this week Chance for rain returns Thursday...
Student of the Week Shawnee High School

Student of the Week Shawnee High School

Name: Tyra Huxley School: Shawnee High School Grade: 12 Age: 17 Extra-curricular: National Honor Society, Volleyball, Prom and Homecoming Committees, Student Council, Track, Summer Internship Program - currently an intern at Yamada N.A. Claim to fame/honors: Becoming President of Shawnee’s National Honor Society Words you live by: “If you’re going to do it, do it with passion.&rdquo...
Athlete of the Week Shawnee High School

Athlete of the Week Shawnee High School

Name: Grant Engle School: Shawnee High School Grade: 12 Age: 17 Sports: Boys Golf Claim to fame/honors: 8th in the State Tournament, 3-time CBC Player of the Year Words you live by: “All of your dreams can come true, if you have the courage to pursue them.” Toughest opponent: My brother, Clark Engle Biggest influence: My mom and dad What’s on your bedroom walls: Golf awards When...
Wind, storms damage north Springfield neighborhoods

Wind, storms damage north Springfield neighborhoods

Storms and high winds damaged property and caused power outages in north Springfield neighborhoods on Saturday morning. Residents of several properties in Northern Estates and Glenco Estates awoke to uprooted trees and branches that fell on and around homes, peeled off siding and knocked out car windows. Providence Avenue and Marinette Drive in Northern Estates saw the most damage. Bill Dillman of...
Must see: Infant photo shoot fit for Disney princesses

Must see: Infant photo shoot fit for Disney princesses

All little girls are princesses in their parents eyes when they’re born, but a California photographer has made the dream come true. Karen Marie of Belly Beautiful Portraits came up with the idea of dressing the newborns as Ariel, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Belle and Jasmine, KCRA reported.
TSA ends testing, will not screen passengers’ books separately

TSA ends testing, will not screen passengers’ books separately

TSA officials will not screen and search books separate from luggage during security checks before passengers board planes at airports across the country. The agency announced the decision to end testing the practice at select airports at the end of June. Testing was being performed at two U.S. airports. >> Read more trending news Many people criticized the book screenings, saying TSA agents...
Moon’s interior could hold vast quantities of water – why is that good news? 

Moon’s interior could hold vast quantities of water – why is that good news? 

A group of Brown University scientists has discovered evidence suggesting the moon is hiding a lot more water than previously thought. The researchers studied layers of lunar rock samples containing tiny glass beads formed from magma inside the moon billions of years ago, trapping water inside them.  After examining satellite data to see where else those glass beads are located, the scientists...
Second norovirus case confirmed amid Chipotle food scare

Second norovirus case confirmed amid Chipotle food scare

A second person has tested positive for norovirus after visiting a Chipotle restaurant in Virginia earlier this month, health department officials said. The Loudoun County Health Department in Virginia says it also identified more than 135 who reported becoming ill after visiting a Chipotle restaurant in Sterling, Va., during July 13 through 16. The department also said they have not identified a...
Survivors: Truck in deadly immigrant-smuggling incident had up to 200 people at one point

Survivors: Truck in deadly immigrant-smuggling incident had up to 200 people at one point

Immigrants who survived a trip inside a big rig in which eight people were found dead in San Antonio this weekend told police as many as 180 to 200 people had been in the trailer at some point during the trip, according to court documents. A criminal complaint filed Monday against James Mathew Bradley Jr. also outlines the danger and cost of crossing the Texas-Mexico border illegally, including an...
5-year-old genius visits 'The Dr. Oz Show'

5-year-old genius visits 'The Dr. Oz Show'

Kid genius Anson Wong is still beaming after a trip to visit Dr. Mehmet Oz on the set of his show. Anson, 5, of Atlanta, was thrilled to meet Dr. Oz and tape an episode of the show, which is scheduled to air Tuesday. Since infancy, Anson has demonstrated an impressive ability to absorb new information with ease. Videos shared by his mother online show him reading at just 17 months old. Anson went...
Health care vote: What time, what to know, live updates

Health care vote: What time, what to know, live updates

The Senate is expected to hold a vote Tuesday on a motion to proceed to debate the House version of the health care bill. The vote, a procedural one, is the first step in a Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Here’s what you need to know about the bill and the vote expected for Tuesday afternoon. The vote is expected around 2:30 p.m. ET. It is set for after Republican...
Video catches man abandoning infant in parking lot

Video catches man abandoning infant in parking lot

An 18-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly abandoning his 16-day-old baby in the parking lot of a California strip mall. Surveillance video from the mall shows the man driving into the lot in Suisun City  Monday afternoon before pulling to a stop in front of a barbershop. Police said Daniel Mitchell then took a baby carrier from the back seat and placed it in the lot, in the direct sun...
Mother left infant son buckled into car seat, without food, for days, police say

Mother left infant son buckled into car seat, without food, for days, police say

A Michigan woman faces a murder charge after police say she buckled her 6-month-old son into a car seat and deprived him of food, water and air conditioning for days. Lovily Kristine-Anwonette Johnson, 22, of Wyoming, was charged Monday with first-degree murder and first-degree child abuse in the death of Noah Johnson. MLive reported that Johnson brought Noah, who was already dead, to Helen DeVos...
Robot vacum cleaner could collect data about users’ homes

Robot vacum cleaner could collect data about users’ homes

The maker of the Roomba robotic vacuum, iRobot, could collect data about the floor plans of customers’ homes. iRobot’s chief executive, Colin Angle, told Reuters that iRobot may begin selling floor plans of customers homes with Google, Amazon or Apple. The information would be sold to tech companies in a push to create “smart homes” controlled by a Internet-enabled devices...
Lyft, Taco Bell partner to help cure late-night munchies on your ride home

Lyft, Taco Bell partner to help cure late-night munchies on your ride home

Ever call your Lyft (or Uber) driver after a night out and wonder if he or she would be so inclined to make a quick stop for food on the way? >> Read more trending news Well, Lyft is here to cure those late-night munchies. In an unexpected yet genius cross-marketing campaign, the rideshare company has announced a new partnership with everyone’s favorite fourth-meal joint: ...
Bond is back: Daniel Craig comes back as 007

Bond is back: Daniel Craig comes back as 007

Craig, Daniel Craig. The latest in the line of actors who have portrayed super spy James Bond will take another crack at the iconic role, the New York Times is reporting. >> Read more trending news Craig, who was rumored to be stepping down, is proving them all wrong and will be in at least one more film set to be released in November 2019. The untitled film will be written by Neal Purvis and...
Joanna Gaines will not leave 'Fixer Upper' to focus on cosmetics line

Joanna Gaines will not leave 'Fixer Upper' to focus on cosmetics line

Joanna Gaines has been addressing rumors about her relationship to her husband, Chip Gaines, and her career in the last few months. However, one rumor in particular prompted her to take to social media and make a public statement. >> Read more trending news Joanna Gaines posted on her Facebook page Friday to address rumors that she’s leaving HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” to...
Michael Kors to purchase Jimmy Choo

Michael Kors to purchase Jimmy Choo

Fashion brand Michael Kors announced that it has reached an aggreement to acquire to footwear and accessories brand Jimmy Choo for $1.3 billion. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both Michael Kors and Jimmy Choo, according to a company statement. Jimmy Choo has approximately 150 company-operated retail stores, 560 multi-brand doors and more than 60 franchise stores in...
How to watch the Great American Eclipse safely

How to watch the Great American Eclipse safely

Your Storm Center 7 team wants to make sure you safely enjoy the Great American Eclipse on August 21st. Since we won’t experience a total solar eclipse here in the Miami Valley, there is a threat that looking directly at the eclipse can open your eyes to retina damage because of the sun’s rays. Here are some safe ways to watch. RELATED: When will the solar eclipse be visible...
Teacher convicted of sex with student sues him for damaging her reputation

Teacher convicted of sex with student sues him for damaging her reputation

A California teacher who was jailed for having sex with a student is reportedly suing the pupil for damaging her reputation. Former Arroyo Grande High School teacher Tara Stumph, 36, is claiming that the 16-year-old boy she had a sexual relationship with for a year defamed her “to various classmates, family and other members of the community,” according to the San Luis Obispo...
Man sentenced for beating child to death over missing shoe

Man sentenced for beating child to death over missing shoe

A London man could spend the rest of his life behind  bars after being found guilty of beating his girlfriend’s son to death over a lost shoe last November. Authorities said Marvyn Iheanacho beat Alex Malcom, 5, so severely that he died. Witnesses said that they heard a child, with a scared voice, saying “sorry,” along with what was described as loud banging and a man yelling...
College student faces child sex charges for alleged 'relationship' with 14-year-old boy

College student faces child sex charges for alleged 'relationship' with 14-year-old boy

A 20-year-old North Carolina woman is in jail after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy she met through a mutual friend. Taylor Ashton Moseley, a student at East Carolina University, faces multiple charges, according to Surf City police, WWAY reported. She was placed under a $225,000 bond. Police said the boy and Moseley met a Surf City bar called JM&rsquo...
Clark County Fair Forecast: Warm with high UV index

Clark County Fair Forecast: Warm with high UV index

The Clark County Fair continues today, and the forecast is looking great to attend, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. Lots of sunshine both today and tomorrow will bring about warm temperatures, but it won’t be too humid. Keep in mind the UV index will be very high both days, so applying and reapplying sunblock is suggested.   Thursday will be the day to watch as the threat...
Microsoft announces Paint will be available, but through store

Microsoft announces Paint will be available, but through store

For those who were mourning the loss of a basic, but beloved computer painting program, there’s good news. Microsoft says it will be keeping its popular Paint program, The Guardian reported. Complaints hit social media after Microsoft announced that it was depreciating the 32-year-old drawing program, signaling its potential future demise. The company announced that the program will be available...
Jeff Sessions: What to know about his relationship with Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions: What to know about his relationship with Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has reportedly discussed with White House advisers firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, according to a story from the Associated Press.  Trump, who has seemed to grow increasing angry with Sessions over his decision to recuse himself from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, referred to Sessions as “beleaguered” in a tweet on Monday...
Lucky Whitehead cut from Dallas Cowboys after link to shoplifting arrest

Lucky Whitehead cut from Dallas Cowboys after link to shoplifting arrest

Dallas Cowboys receiver Lucky Whitehead has been cut, sources tell All22.com. WFAA-TV reporter Joe Trahan was the first to report the third-year receiver had been let go. The news came just minutes after NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that Dave Rich, Whitehead’s agent, said it was near logistically impossible for Whitehead to have committed a June 22 shoplifting for which...
What ever happened to WHIO’s famous tower? 

What ever happened to WHIO’s famous tower? 

For more than six decades, a metal landmark towered over Dayton and transmitted news into thousands and thousands of homes in the Miami Valley.  Today, a chunk of the WHIO broadcast tower dedicated in 1949 is on display at Dayton History at Carillon Historical Park.  It helps tell the story of the entrepreneur, governor, newspaperman and broadcaster who put it there. The Governor James...
95-year-old woman reunites with firefighters who helped her to safety

95-year-old woman reunites with firefighters who helped her to safety

A 95-year-old great-great-grandmother got the thrill of a lifetime when two firefighters came for a visit to her Georgia home. Irene Grundy, who is bedbound and receiving hospice care, had wanted to thank the firefighters since they helped her to safety during a tornado scare in April; however, she didn’t know their names or how to contact them. Her daughter, Victoria Glance, reached out...
WATCH: Starbucks customer fights off armed robbery suspect with chair

WATCH: Starbucks customer fights off armed robbery suspect with chair

Police say an attempted robbery at a Fresno, California, Starbucks failed after a 58-year-old customer intervened with a chair – and it was all captured on surveillance camera. According to a Fresno Police Department report of the incident and the Miami Herald, suspect Ryan Michael Florez, 30, entered the Starbucks around 5 p.m. local time last Thursday. Surveillance video shows the...
International Space Station visible tonight

International Space Station visible tonight

The International Space Station will fly over the Miami Valley tonight, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. Clear skies will prevail, leaving prefect conditions to see this six minute pass across the evening sky. The space station will appear in the west southwestern sky around 9:47 p.m. and will travel to the northeast before disappearing. The space station looks like a steady star...
Petition: Replace Confederate monument with statue of Snooty the manatee

Petition: Replace Confederate monument with statue of Snooty the manatee

In the wake of the tragic loss of the world's oldest manatee in captivity, residents in Manatee County, Florida, have taken to the internet to remember the beloved Snooty with a statue that would replace a Confederate monument, the Bradenton Herald reports. The Change.org petition had more than 3,200 signatures early Tuesday. “For a manatee as loved as he was in the community, it&rsquo...
Rep. Blake Farenthold calls out 'female senators' on health care, suggests he would duel them

Rep. Blake Farenthold calls out 'female senators' on health care, suggests he would duel them

In an interview with a Corpus Christi radio station, Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold, a Republican, called out “female senators from the Northeast” for the latest snag in the GOP's effort to repeal Obamacare, adding that he “might” challenge them to a duel if they were men. Farenthold spoke to KEYS host Bob Jones on Friday morning, according to the Houston Chronicle....
Disney workers' union says $10 minimum wage doesn't make the magic happen

Disney workers' union says $10 minimum wage doesn't make the magic happen

Citing an increasing cost of living and relatively stagnant pay, workers at Disney parks in Central Florida are working with the company to negotiate a higher minimum wage. Travis Joyner is a driver at Animal Kingdom’s safari ride, one of the park’s most popular attractions. He enjoys his job, but has a hard time making ends meet while being paid less than $12 an hour. “My goal is...
Justin Bieber apologizes to fans for cancelling tour, says ‘everything’s fine’

Justin Bieber apologizes to fans for cancelling tour, says ‘everything’s fine’

Justin Bieber has a message for his fans after announcing the cancellation of the remaining dates of his Purpose World Tour Monday. The singer was seen in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon, hours after the announcement, TMZ reported. Video recorded by paparazzi shows him being asked about the cancellation and if he was OK. “Yeah, everything’s fine,” Bieber told the paparazzi. ...
Oklahoma teacher captures worldwide attention, raises thousands after panhandling

Oklahoma teacher captures worldwide attention, raises thousands after panhandling

A teacher’s act to get Oklahoma lawmakers’ attention has now been recognized worldwide. Teresa Danks is a third-grade teacher in the Tulsa Public Schools system. As a result of serious education budget cuts, Danks said she is now spending between $2,000 and $3,000 of her $35,000 salary on supplies for her students. Last week, Danks said she decided to ask the public for help after...
Lacking Social Security income, Pulse nightclub shooter's widow asks court for defense funds

Lacking Social Security income, Pulse nightclub shooter's widow asks court for defense funds

In several documents filed and unsealed Monday in a federal court in Orlando, new details have come to light in the case against the widow of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen. Noor Salman, who is being charged with helping her husband plan and carry out the Pulse attack -- which left 49 dead and dozens injured -- has been in jail since being arrested in California on Jan. 16. In a document filed...
Eclipse could drain North Carolina solar farm of energy

Eclipse could drain North Carolina solar farm of energy

Duke Energy built the biggest solar farm in the Charlotte, North Carolina area in rural Union County, and it just went online in April. The solar eclipse on Aug. 21 could affect the solar farm, which spans 500 acres and supplies power to customers in Monroe. The nearly full eclipse will bring that energy production to a near-halt, at a time when Duke Energy is relying on it to keep power flowing....
Garth Brooks reveals sex of fans’ baby, offers to pay for college during concert

Garth Brooks reveals sex of fans’ baby, offers to pay for college during concert

Garth Brooks participated in a special moment with one couple during his Friday tour stop at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Wesley and Katy Hansen, who are expecting their first child, wanted the country superstar to help them reveal the sex of their unborn baby. They held up a sign that said, “Working on a full house. Girl or boy?” When Brooks noticed the couple’s poster...
Report: Dog bites 3-year-old at Florida restaurant

Report: Dog bites 3-year-old at Florida restaurant

A family visiting from Louisville, Kentucky, said their 3-year-old son was badly bitten by a dog at a Neptune Beach, Florida, restaurant Wednesday. The boy had a cut on his lip and scratches on his face after the dog bit him at Craft Pizza Co. on July 19. The owner confirmed that the boy was on the outside patio when the dog bit him. A family member posted a review of the restaurant and photo of...
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