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Middletown woman convicted of murder in ex-husband’s death
 A jury rejected a Middletown woman’s claim of self-defense and found her guilty of murder in the Feb. 6 fatal shooting of her ex-husband. Dawn Shearer, 48, of Ellis Way, was convicted Friday of murder and felonious assault for killing Anthony “Tony” Shearer at their home. The jury deliberated just under two hours after a...

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A jury rejected a Middletown woman’s claim of self-defense and found her guilty of murder in the Feb. 6 fatal shooting of her ex-husband. Dawn Shearer, 48, of Ellis Way, was convicted Friday of murder and felonious assault for killing Anthony “Tony” Shearer at their home. The jury deliberated just under two hours after a...
Family: Man fatally shot by deputy suffered PTSD
 The Butler County man killed by a sheriff’s deputy Tuesday showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan, according to his family. Donna Faulkner called 911 at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday as her 32-year-old Marine veteran son, Jacob “Jake” Faulkner, shot at a train rolling by Jackson Road...

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The Butler County man killed by a sheriff’s deputy Tuesday showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan, according to his family. Donna Faulkner called 911 at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday as her 32-year-old Marine veteran son, Jacob “Jake” Faulkner, shot at a train rolling by Jackson Road...
Fairfield police sergeant retiring after 31 years of service
 On Aug. 11, 1986, Don Garrett began a “31-year adventure” when he began patrolling the streets of Fairfield. Come July 2, Sgt. Garrett will close the book on his law enforcement career and start a new adventure full of family and community involvement in both his native Hamilton and in Fairfield. “It was just time,&rdquo...

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On Aug. 11, 1986, Don Garrett began a “31-year adventure” when he began patrolling the streets of Fairfield. Come July 2, Sgt. Garrett will close the book on his law enforcement career and start a new adventure full of family and community involvement in both his native Hamilton and in Fairfield. “It was just time,&rdquo...
Mom before son fatally shot by deputy: ‘It is like he is at war’
 Donna Faulkner, Jacob Faulkner’s mother, was among those who called 911 Tuesday evening, telling dispatchers her son was shooting at trains. “He has been going through a really rough time,” Donna Faulkner said in the 911 call. “He doesn’t like the sound the train makes.” MORE: Butler County deputy shoots...

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Donna Faulkner, Jacob Faulkner’s mother, was among those who called 911 Tuesday evening, telling dispatchers her son was shooting at trains. “He has been going through a really rough time,” Donna Faulkner said in the 911 call. “He doesn’t like the sound the train makes.” MORE: Butler County deputy shoots...
Family remembers man fatally shot by Butler County sheriff’s deputy
 Saying Jacob Faulkner was a beloved son, brother, uncle and Marine veteran, his brother-in-law read a statement this afternoon on behalf of the family. Kevin Gitner told the media that the information reported in police reports about the fatal shooting involving a Butler County sheriff’s deputy and his brother-in-law were true, but...

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Saying Jacob Faulkner was a beloved son, brother, uncle and Marine veteran, his brother-in-law read a statement this afternoon on behalf of the family. Kevin Gitner told the media that the information reported in police reports about the fatal shooting involving a Butler County sheriff’s deputy and his brother-in-law were true, but...
Officer-involved shooting in Butler County: 3 new details today
 A Butler County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man after being dispatched on a report of an active shooter on Jackson Road at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday night. MORE: Butler County deputy shoots, kills man firing at moving train Here’s 3 new details the Journal-News has learned this morning: 1. Butler County prosecutor will review shooting...

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A Butler County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man after being dispatched on a report of an active shooter on Jackson Road at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday night. MORE: Butler County deputy shoots, kills man firing at moving train Here’s 3 new details the Journal-News has learned this morning: 1. Butler County prosecutor will review shooting...
5 things to know about man fatally shot by Butler County deputy
 A Butler County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man after being dispatched on a report of an active shooter on Jackson Road at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday night. Here’s new information the Journal-News has learned this morning about the man fatally shot: Jacob Faulkner was the man fatally shot Tuesday by a Butler County sheriff&rsquo...

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A Butler County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man after being dispatched on a report of an active shooter on Jackson Road at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday night. Here’s new information the Journal-News has learned this morning about the man fatally shot: Jacob Faulkner was the man fatally shot Tuesday by a Butler County sheriff&rsquo...
The 5 biggest moments from Kinsley Kinner case
 Bradley Young and Rebekah Kinner, under heavy guard, were arraigned in Middletown Municipal Court on Dec. 4, 2015, just hours after 2-year-old Kinsley received her fatal injuries. Rebekah Kinner, 24, pleaded guilty in March 2016 to involuntary manslaughter, permitting child abuse and endangering children after she did nothing to stop her...

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Bradley Young and Rebekah Kinner, under heavy guard, were arraigned in Middletown Municipal Court on Dec. 4, 2015, just hours after 2-year-old Kinsley received her fatal injuries. Rebekah Kinner, 24, pleaded guilty in March 2016 to involuntary manslaughter, permitting child abuse and endangering children after she did nothing to stop her...
Sentence stands for Madison Twp. mom convicted in Kinsley Kinner death
 The appeal of a Madison Twp. mother serving a prison sentence for her part in the beating death of her daughter has been rejected. Rebekah Kinner, 24, pleaded guilty in March 2016 to involuntary manslaughter, permitting child abuse and endangering children after she did nothing to stop her boyfriend, Bradley Young, from beating her 2-year-old...

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The appeal of a Madison Twp. mother serving a prison sentence for her part in the beating death of her daughter has been rejected. Rebekah Kinner, 24, pleaded guilty in March 2016 to involuntary manslaughter, permitting child abuse and endangering children after she did nothing to stop her boyfriend, Bradley Young, from beating her 2-year-old...
Woman: Ex-Miami U. cop grabbed her butt, pinned her against locker
 A trial date has been set for a former Miami University officer accused of sending inappropriate text messages to a co-worker and inappropriately touching her. Dustin Young, 36, of Trenton, was indicted by a Butler County grand jury for gross sexual imposition, kidnapping and two counts of abduction. Young was in Butler County Common Pleas...

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A trial date has been set for a former Miami University officer accused of sending inappropriate text messages to a co-worker and inappropriately touching her. Dustin Young, 36, of Trenton, was indicted by a Butler County grand jury for gross sexual imposition, kidnapping and two counts of abduction. Young was in Butler County Common Pleas...
Neighbor testifies in trial of Middletown woman accused of killing ex
 Four months after Tony Shearer was fatally shot in his Middletown residence, the trial of his ex-wife, the woman accused of killing him, began Monday. Dawn Shearer, 48, of Ellis Way, is charged with murder and felonious assault for allegedly killing Anthony “Tony” Shearer at their home on Feb. 6. During opening statements in Butler...

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Four months after Tony Shearer was fatally shot in his Middletown residence, the trial of his ex-wife, the woman accused of killing him, began Monday. Dawn Shearer, 48, of Ellis Way, is charged with murder and felonious assault for allegedly killing Anthony “Tony” Shearer at their home on Feb. 6. During opening statements in Butler...
Trial date set for man charged in Hamilton birthday homicide
 A trial date has been set for a Hamilton man accused in a fatal shooting in March. Marquis Hunter, 30, of Short Street, is charged with murder and having weapons under disability. Police say Hunter is responsible for shooting Jaylen Kinney to death on March 23. Kinney, of Trotwood, was shot on his 24th birthday at the end of Chestnut Street...

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A trial date has been set for a Hamilton man accused in a fatal shooting in March. Marquis Hunter, 30, of Short Street, is charged with murder and having weapons under disability. Police say Hunter is responsible for shooting Jaylen Kinney to death on March 23. Kinney, of Trotwood, was shot on his 24th birthday at the end of Chestnut Street...
No serious injuries after Hamilton home’s roof caves in
 UPDATE @ 2:16 p.m.: There were no serious injuries this afternoon when the ceiling of a residence in the 500 block of 12th Street fell in. But Julia Beltre will have a lot of clean up from the drywall and plaster littering the room. Two juveniles receive minor cuts and scrapes, she said. INITIAL REPORT: Emergency crews are responding to a...

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UPDATE @ 2:16 p.m.: There were no serious injuries this afternoon when the ceiling of a residence in the 500 block of 12th Street fell in. But Julia Beltre will have a lot of clean up from the drywall and plaster littering the room. Two juveniles receive minor cuts and scrapes, she said. INITIAL REPORT: Emergency crews are responding to a...
Middletown woman sent to prison for pharmacy robbery
 A Middletown woman has been sentenced to prison for the January robbery of a CVS pharmacy, where she got away with 2,000 Percocet pills. Bethany Scott, 26, of the 200 block of Woodlawn Avenue, was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday by Butler County Common Pleas Judge Jennifer McElfresh. Scott pleaded guilty last month to robbery and...

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A Middletown woman has been sentenced to prison for the January robbery of a CVS pharmacy, where she got away with 2,000 Percocet pills. Bethany Scott, 26, of the 200 block of Woodlawn Avenue, was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday by Butler County Common Pleas Judge Jennifer McElfresh. Scott pleaded guilty last month to robbery and...
$1 million bond for teen charged in St. Clair Twp. fatal shooting
 Bond was set Thursday at $1 million for a Hamilton man charged with murder and other felonies in the fatal shooting of Maurice Chatman last month in St. Clair Twp. Eric Brown, 19, of the 900 block of South Second Street, was indicted by a grand jury last week for murder, having weapons under disability and tampering with evidence. WATCH:...

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Bond was set Thursday at $1 million for a Hamilton man charged with murder and other felonies in the fatal shooting of Maurice Chatman last month in St. Clair Twp. Eric Brown, 19, of the 900 block of South Second Street, was indicted by a grand jury last week for murder, having weapons under disability and tampering with evidence. WATCH:...
I-75 shooter Terry Froman gets death penalty
 A Warren County jury has recommended Terry Froman should receive the death penalty for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in 2014 as he drove up Interstate 75 near Middletown. The jury reached the decision after just two and a half hours of deliberation. Their other options for recommendation were life without the possibility of parole, 25...

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A Warren County jury has recommended Terry Froman should receive the death penalty for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in 2014 as he drove up Interstate 75 near Middletown. The jury reached the decision after just two and a half hours of deliberation. Their other options for recommendation were life without the possibility of parole, 25...
Victim in fatal Middletown crash identified
 An elderly man has been identified as the victim in Tuesday evening’s fatal crash in Middletown. Victor L. Barr, 82, of Middletown, died at the crash scene at the intersection of North Clinton Street and Manchester Avenue, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office. He died of multiple traumatic injuries. Rober Gehm, 84,...

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An elderly man has been identified as the victim in Tuesday evening’s fatal crash in Middletown. Victor L. Barr, 82, of Middletown, died at the crash scene at the intersection of North Clinton Street and Manchester Avenue, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office. He died of multiple traumatic injuries. Rober Gehm, 84,...
Man, woman shot inside Hamilton bar
 UPDATE @10:40 A.M.: Two Hamilton residents were shot inside Alibi’s Bar on Harmon Avenue early this morning, according to police. Alicia Maria Scott, 33, of the 1000 block of Schuler Avenue, received a gunshot wound to the face and Roberto Booker, 43, of the 20 block of Irene Drive, received gunshot wounds, according to a Hamilton police...

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UPDATE @10:40 A.M.: Two Hamilton residents were shot inside Alibi’s Bar on Harmon Avenue early this morning, according to police. Alicia Maria Scott, 33, of the 1000 block of Schuler Avenue, received a gunshot wound to the face and Roberto Booker, 43, of the 20 block of Irene Drive, received gunshot wounds, according to a Hamilton police...
11 incidents of counterfeit money reported in Hamilton
 A Hamilton woman thought she was doing a good deed Saturday when she gave a disabled man change for a $100 bill, but she soon learned the cash was worth nothing. The woman, who requested her name not be used for fear of retribution, said she felt sorry for the man standing outside of Circle K on Pleasant Avenue. But when she went to the bank...

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A Hamilton woman thought she was doing a good deed Saturday when she gave a disabled man change for a $100 bill, but she soon learned the cash was worth nothing. The woman, who requested her name not be used for fear of retribution, said she felt sorry for the man standing outside of Circle K on Pleasant Avenue. But when she went to the bank...
I-75 shooter Terry Froman found guilty; could face death penalty
 An Illinois man has been found guilty of kidnapping his former girlfriend and then shooting her to death in 2014 in the back of his SUV as he drove along Interstate 75 near Middletown. The Warren County jury returned the verdict minutes ago against Terry Froman, 43, and found him guilty of aggravated murder with special specifications, meaning...

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An Illinois man has been found guilty of kidnapping his former girlfriend and then shooting her to death in 2014 in the back of his SUV as he drove along Interstate 75 near Middletown. The Warren County jury returned the verdict minutes ago against Terry Froman, 43, and found him guilty of aggravated murder with special specifications, meaning...
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