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Frazier Smith

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Dayton police-community relations is leading scorer in this game
 The game was just for fun, but the leading scorer was the continued building of police-community relations.  All lives mattered on this night. No handcuffs. No bullets. No protest march.  Just hands clapping and cheers for the Dayton police officers who took to the basketball court against a team of Dayton Job Corps Center students...

Posted: a day ago

The game was just for fun, but the leading scorer was the continued building of police-community relations.  All lives mattered on this night. No handcuffs. No bullets. No protest march.  Just hands clapping and cheers for the Dayton police officers who took to the basketball court against a team of Dayton Job Corps Center students...
Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting: Pastor from Beavercreek witnesses attack
 UPDATE @ 5:10 p.m.: Rev. John Schlicher of St. Andrew UMC in Beavercreek, in an interview with Fox News anchor Shepard Smith, said the shooter at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport wore a Star Wars T-shirt, did not utter a word and appeared to be alone. “I heard the first shot and as I did, the person right next to...

Posted: 14 days ago

UPDATE @ 5:10 p.m.: Rev. John Schlicher of St. Andrew UMC in Beavercreek, in an interview with Fox News anchor Shepard Smith, said the shooter at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport wore a Star Wars T-shirt, did not utter a word and appeared to be alone. “I heard the first shot and as I did, the person right next to...
Prepare yourself for dangerous wind chill
 The coldest air of the season is moving into the Miami Valley tonight sending temperatures plummeting. By daybreak Thursday, temperatures are expected to be near zero to 5 above with wind chill readings expected to range from minus 5 to as cold as minus 15 degrees. Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said areas with a deep snow...

3:34 AM Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

The coldest air of the season is moving into the Miami Valley tonight sending temperatures plummeting. By daybreak Thursday, temperatures are expected to be near zero to 5 above with wind chill readings expected to range from minus 5 to as cold as minus 15 degrees. Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said areas with a deep snow...
Cause of house fire in Riverside under investigation
 UPDATE @ 6:52 p.m.: The cause and origin of the house fire on Brandt Pike that cause extensive damage are under investigation, Riverside Fire Battalion Chief Robert Turner said.  The two residents said they came home to find smoke coming from the house, Turner said, and fire crews found flames on the first floor when they went inside...

11:37 PM Thursday, Dec. 08, 2016

UPDATE @ 6:52 p.m.: The cause and origin of the house fire on Brandt Pike that cause extensive damage are under investigation, Riverside Fire Battalion Chief Robert Turner said.  The two residents said they came home to find smoke coming from the house, Turner said, and fire crews found flames on the first floor when they went inside...
Man asking for gas money turns out to be endangered missing adult
 SOUTH VIENNA, Clark County — An odd request from the 86-year-old man who came into the South Vienna Fuel Mart started a chain of events that led to his being identified as an endangered missing adult. The master links in the chain were sales associate Debbie Lemmons and her two co-workers. They sensed something wasn’t quite right...

11:42 PM Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016

SOUTH VIENNA, Clark County — An odd request from the 86-year-old man who came into the South Vienna Fuel Mart started a chain of events that led to his being identified as an endangered missing adult. The master links in the chain were sales associate Debbie Lemmons and her two co-workers. They sensed something wasn’t quite right...
Woman recalls suspect in Dayton triple shooting
 Denise Richardson experienced a visceral reaction when she learned the name of the man Dayton police arrested in Wednesday’s deadly triple shooting on Oxford Avenue. Muhammad Shabazz Ali, 61, had another name when he pleaded guilty to killing her sister, Angela, and their unborn baby in 1988. Ali — then Robert Ford — was...

2:01 AM Friday, Aug. 12, 2016

Denise Richardson experienced a visceral reaction when she learned the name of the man Dayton police arrested in Wednesday’s deadly triple shooting on Oxford Avenue. Muhammad Shabazz Ali, 61, had another name when he pleaded guilty to killing her sister, Angela, and their unborn baby in 1988. Ali — then Robert Ford — was...
Woman recalls suspect in Dayton triple shooting
 Denise Richardson experienced a visceral reaction when she learned the name of the man Dayton police arrested in Wednesday’s deadly triple shooting on Oxford Avenue. Muhammad Shabazz Ali, 61, had another name when he pleaded guilty to killing her sister, Angela, and their unborn baby in 1988. Ali — then Robert Ford — was...

2:01 AM Friday, Aug. 12, 2016

Denise Richardson experienced a visceral reaction when she learned the name of the man Dayton police arrested in Wednesday’s deadly triple shooting on Oxford Avenue. Muhammad Shabazz Ali, 61, had another name when he pleaded guilty to killing her sister, Angela, and their unborn baby in 1988. Ali — then Robert Ford — was...
West Carrollton PD shows Dallas officer support
 The mother of veteran Dallas police Officer Stephen Vineyard received a special visit from the West Carrollton police chief, his wife and some of his officers to show support for her and her son following last month’s deadly ambush on police officers in Dallas. Chanda Winston was elated by the visit from West Carrollton Police Chief...

1:37 AM Friday, Aug. 05, 2016

The mother of veteran Dallas police Officer Stephen Vineyard received a special visit from the West Carrollton police chief, his wife and some of his officers to show support for her and her son following last month’s deadly ambush on police officers in Dallas. Chanda Winston was elated by the visit from West Carrollton Police Chief...
West Carrollton PD shows Dallas officer support
 The mother of veteran Dallas police Officer Stephen Vineyard received a special visit from the West Carrollton police chief, his wife and some of his officers to show support for her and her son following last month’s deadly ambush on police officers in Dallas. Chanda Winston was elated by the visit from West Carrollton Police Chief...

1:37 AM Friday, Aug. 05, 2016

The mother of veteran Dallas police Officer Stephen Vineyard received a special visit from the West Carrollton police chief, his wife and some of his officers to show support for her and her son following last month’s deadly ambush on police officers in Dallas. Chanda Winston was elated by the visit from West Carrollton Police Chief...
Former deputy gets life in Ohio cold case homicide
 A former deputy is going to prison for life in an Ohio cold case homicide believed to be one of the oldest of such cases involving the slaying of a law enforcement officer ever to be successfully prosecuted, the state attorney general’s office said. Mitchell Ruble, 65, convicted by a jury in March of aggravated murder in the 1981 killing...

9:50 PM Thursday, Apr. 28, 2016

A former deputy is going to prison for life in an Ohio cold case homicide believed to be one of the oldest of such cases involving the slaying of a law enforcement officer ever to be successfully prosecuted, the state attorney general’s office said. Mitchell Ruble, 65, convicted by a jury in March of aggravated murder in the 1981 killing...