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State hearing examiner says local doctor’s license should be revoked
 A hearing examiner for the State Medical Board of Ohio has concluded that a local doctor “engaged in sexual misconduct” with two teen-age patients and is recommending that the full board revoke his license. Dr. Arun Aggarwal was part of a physicians group at Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine who practiced...

Posted: 14 hours ago

A hearing examiner for the State Medical Board of Ohio has concluded that a local doctor “engaged in sexual misconduct” with two teen-age patients and is recommending that the full board revoke his license. Dr. Arun Aggarwal was part of a physicians group at Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine who practiced...
Read WSU president’s testimony shedding light on federal probe
 Former Wright State University president David Hopkins dismissed one top administrator and suspended several others after U.S. attorneys presented him with evidence indicating they had violated laws regarding work visas. This is according to testimony by Hopkins in a state civil lawsuit filed by Ryan Fendley, former advisor to the provost...

Posted: a day ago

Former Wright State University president David Hopkins dismissed one top administrator and suspended several others after U.S. attorneys presented him with evidence indicating they had violated laws regarding work visas. This is according to testimony by Hopkins in a state civil lawsuit filed by Ryan Fendley, former advisor to the provost...
Deadly home fires spark fight over regulations
 Fire officials across Ohio are backing a proposal by Gov. John Kasich to abolish the industry-controlled agency that regulates manufactured homes, saying the commission does too little to protect manufactured home residents from deadly fires. The Ohio Fire Chief’s Association last week sent a letter to Ohio lawmakers expressing support...

Posted: a day ago

Fire officials across Ohio are backing a proposal by Gov. John Kasich to abolish the industry-controlled agency that regulates manufactured homes, saying the commission does too little to protect manufactured home residents from deadly fires. The Ohio Fire Chief’s Association last week sent a letter to Ohio lawmakers expressing support...
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...

Posted: 5 days ago

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...
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...

Posted: 6 days ago

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...
Montgomery County Prosecutor’s office investigated own employee’s theft
 Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck’s office conducted the investigation into one of his own employees stealing nearly $90,000 from the county, according to investigative records obtained by the I-Team. That employee, David Bruns, is currently serving four months in Montgomery County jail after pleading guilty to theft and tampering...

Posted: 8 days ago

Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck’s office conducted the investigation into one of his own employees stealing nearly $90,000 from the county, according to investigative records obtained by the I-Team. That employee, David Bruns, is currently serving four months in Montgomery County jail after pleading guilty to theft and tampering...
WSU cuts down layoff notice period for 1,000 as cuts loom
 Wright State University officials are slashing the notice they have to give unclassified staff who are laid off as they prepare for staff cuts. A change to university policy effective April 3 requires the university to give one week of notice to each unclassified laid off employee for each year of service, with a minimum of four weeks and...

Posted: 9 days ago

Wright State University officials are slashing the notice they have to give unclassified staff who are laid off as they prepare for staff cuts. A change to university policy effective April 3 requires the university to give one week of notice to each unclassified laid off employee for each year of service, with a minimum of four weeks and...
Fair board paid former clerk amount of ‘illegal’ expense as consultant
 After state auditors ordered former Montgomery County Agricultural Society clerk Debbie Long to repay $1,150 for improper payouts she received upon leaving, the agency’s board agreed to pay Long $1,150 for assisting with the state audit, according to records obtained by the I-Team. Now, that decision will be reviewed in another audit...

Posted: 10 days ago

After state auditors ordered former Montgomery County Agricultural Society clerk Debbie Long to repay $1,150 for improper payouts she received upon leaving, the agency’s board agreed to pay Long $1,150 for assisting with the state audit, according to records obtained by the I-Team. Now, that decision will be reviewed in another audit...
Sheriff: Missing Swink video isolated case
 The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says it reviewed a year’s worth of records and added new oversight procedures after a video of a Montgomery County corrections officer pepper-spraying a restrained inmate disappeared from county records. The incident has led to accusations of theft and cover-up that are part of a lawsuit...

Posted: 11 days ago

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says it reviewed a year’s worth of records and added new oversight procedures after a video of a Montgomery County corrections officer pepper-spraying a restrained inmate disappeared from county records. The incident has led to accusations of theft and cover-up that are part of a lawsuit...
Local group, Turner at odds over ‘fraud’ claim
 Local groups have fired back against U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, saying he falsely claimed that a local activist was parading as a deceased civil rights icon in possible violation of federal law. Turner made the claim Thursday in a press release distributed to local media organizations. In it he said a woman named Christie Lamb was using...

Posted: 13 days ago

Local groups have fired back against U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, saying he falsely claimed that a local activist was parading as a deceased civil rights icon in possible violation of federal law. Turner made the claim Thursday in a press release distributed to local media organizations. In it he said a woman named Christie Lamb was using...
11 investigations that show why public records are so important
 This is National Sunshine Week, which puts a spotlight on the importance of the public having access to records and information illustrating how critical policy decisions are made at all levels of government. We also think it is a good time to showcase the various ways our reporters keep you informed about the issues you care about. As a...

Posted: 14 days ago

This is National Sunshine Week, which puts a spotlight on the importance of the public having access to records and information illustrating how critical policy decisions are made at all levels of government. We also think it is a good time to showcase the various ways our reporters keep you informed about the issues you care about. As a...
No charges in case involving doctor accused of touching girls’ breasts
 A Dayton police detective recommended criminally charging a pediatric gastroenterologist for touching the breasts of two teenage patients at Dayton Children’s Hospital, but prosecutors did not present the case to a grand jury after one of the girls declined to cooperate, the Dayton Daily News has learned. Police launched an investigation...

Posted: 16 days ago

A Dayton police detective recommended criminally charging a pediatric gastroenterologist for touching the breasts of two teenage patients at Dayton Children’s Hospital, but prosecutors did not present the case to a grand jury after one of the girls declined to cooperate, the Dayton Daily News has learned. Police launched an investigation...
Local doctor accused of touching teens’ breasts won’t be charged
 A Dayton police detective recommended criminally charging a pediatric gastroenterologist for touching the breasts of two teenage patients at Dayton Children’s Hospital, but prosecutors did not present the case to a grand jury after one of the girls declined to cooperate, the Dayton Daily News has learned. Police launched an investigation...

Posted: 16 days ago

A Dayton police detective recommended criminally charging a pediatric gastroenterologist for touching the breasts of two teenage patients at Dayton Children’s Hospital, but prosecutors did not present the case to a grand jury after one of the girls declined to cooperate, the Dayton Daily News has learned. Police launched an investigation...
Dozens of area public agencies cited for open records violations
 Thirty-two area public agencies were among 357 across the state issued citations last year for not fully complying with Ohio’s public records laws, according to the state auditor’s office. Some had up to four citations, including the Springfield Academy of Excellence, which was shut down by the state in 2015 for other issues....

Posted: 18 days ago

Thirty-two area public agencies were among 357 across the state issued citations last year for not fully complying with Ohio’s public records laws, according to the state auditor’s office. Some had up to four citations, including the Springfield Academy of Excellence, which was shut down by the state in 2015 for other issues....
County GOP chair pleads to politicking on state dime
 A former administrator with the Ohio Industrial Commission and chairman of the Marion County Republican Party pleaded guilty this week to theft in office and agreed to pay restitution after an Ohio Inspector General investigation found him handling his political responsibilities at work. John Matthews, former director of claims support for...

Posted: 20 days ago

A former administrator with the Ohio Industrial Commission and chairman of the Marion County Republican Party pleaded guilty this week to theft in office and agreed to pay restitution after an Ohio Inspector General investigation found him handling his political responsibilities at work. John Matthews, former director of claims support for...
Area healthcare company owner guilty of Medicaid fraud
 The owners of a home healthcare agency that had offices in Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus were found guilty this week of Medicaid fraud, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. A jury found Ethel Freeman-Nnonah, 48, of Columbus, guilty of felony counts of Medicaid fraud, theft, forgery, and tampering with evidence. RELATED...

Posted: 20 days ago

The owners of a home healthcare agency that had offices in Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus were found guilty this week of Medicaid fraud, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. A jury found Ethel Freeman-Nnonah, 48, of Columbus, guilty of felony counts of Medicaid fraud, theft, forgery, and tampering with evidence. RELATED...
WSU president reveals federal probe details in deposition
 Wright State University President David Hopkins fired the school’s senior advisor to the provost because federal prosecutors led him to believe the administrator would be indicted for visa fraud, filings in a lawsuit show. Ryan Fendley was fired in August 2015 in the midst of a federal probe into possible visa fraud. Fendley later sued...

Posted: 22 days ago

Wright State University President David Hopkins fired the school’s senior advisor to the provost because federal prosecutors led him to believe the administrator would be indicted for visa fraud, filings in a lawsuit show. Ryan Fendley was fired in August 2015 in the midst of a federal probe into possible visa fraud. Fendley later sued...
Local doctor accused of sexual misconduct
 The State Medical Board of Ohio is considering taking action against the license of a pediatric gastroenterologist in Dayton who the board cited for allegedly engaging in sexual misconduct with two teenage girls. Dr. Arun Aggarwal, 39, a native of India, was accused of touching the breasts of two of his female patients at Dayton Children&rsquo...

Posted: 24 days ago

The State Medical Board of Ohio is considering taking action against the license of a pediatric gastroenterologist in Dayton who the board cited for allegedly engaging in sexual misconduct with two teenage girls. Dr. Arun Aggarwal, 39, a native of India, was accused of touching the breasts of two of his female patients at Dayton Children&rsquo...
Area doctor loses license for not disclosing allegations overseas
 A former doctor at Dayton Children’s Hospital has lost his Ohio medical license because he didn’t report having his license suspended by medical officials in England. The State Medical Board of Ohio voted in January to revoke the license of Dr. Jayaprakash Gosalakkal, according to state records. Gosalakkal worked at Dayton Children&rsquo...

Posted: 26 days ago

A former doctor at Dayton Children’s Hospital has lost his Ohio medical license because he didn’t report having his license suspended by medical officials in England. The State Medical Board of Ohio voted in January to revoke the license of Dr. Jayaprakash Gosalakkal, according to state records. Gosalakkal worked at Dayton Children&rsquo...
Miami County left out of roofing company’s payback for over-billing
 An Ohio-based roofing company that the I-Team reported in 2014 was likely over-billing governments across the state quietly reimbursed some, but not all, of the agencies it was suspected of over-billing. Tremco, based in Beachwood, voluntarily repaid 11 state agencies a total of $214,308 last year after it was discovered the company was not...

Posted: 28 days ago

An Ohio-based roofing company that the I-Team reported in 2014 was likely over-billing governments across the state quietly reimbursed some, but not all, of the agencies it was suspected of over-billing. Tremco, based in Beachwood, voluntarily repaid 11 state agencies a total of $214,308 last year after it was discovered the company was not...
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