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Foul play ruled out after remains found in Butler County woods
 The Butler County Coroner’s Office has identified the human remains found Tuesday in New Miami. The remains found in a wooded area along Sipps Lane are those of David ‘Bub’ Eversole, according to the coroner’s office. MORE: Man describes finding ‘half a body’ in Butler County woods Butler County Sheriff...

Posted: 20 days ago

The Butler County Coroner’s Office has identified the human remains found Tuesday in New Miami. The remains found in a wooded area along Sipps Lane are those of David ‘Bub’ Eversole, according to the coroner’s office. MORE: Man describes finding ‘half a body’ in Butler County woods Butler County Sheriff...
Man describes finding 'half a body' in Ohio woods
 A couple hiking Tuesday afternoon along Seven Mile Creek in Butler County, Ohio, made a gruesome discovery. "I have found a human skull, a dead body," a man said in a 911 call. The skeletal remains were found along Sipps Lane near New Miami, according to the Butler County Sheriff's Office. Sipps Lane runs along Seven Mile Creek...

Posted: 20 days ago

A couple hiking Tuesday afternoon along Seven Mile Creek in Butler County, Ohio, made a gruesome discovery. "I have found a human skull, a dead body," a man said in a 911 call. The skeletal remains were found along Sipps Lane near New Miami, according to the Butler County Sheriff's Office. Sipps Lane runs along Seven Mile Creek...
Man describes finding ‘half a body’ in Butler County woods
 A couple hiking Tuesday afternoon along Seven Mile Creek in Butler County made a gruesome discovery. “I have found a human skull, a dead body,” a man said in a 911 call. The skeletal remains were found along Sipps Lane near New Miami, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. Sipps Lane runs along Seven Mile Creek...

Posted: 21 days ago

A couple hiking Tuesday afternoon along Seven Mile Creek in Butler County made a gruesome discovery. “I have found a human skull, a dead body,” a man said in a 911 call. The skeletal remains were found along Sipps Lane near New Miami, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. Sipps Lane runs along Seven Mile Creek...
Doctor’s evaluation complete on teen accused in Middletown church arson
 A 16-year-old teen accused of setting fire to a Middletown church has been found competent to stand trial. The teen was in Butler County Juvenile Court today where Judge Ronald Craft said a competency evaluation conducted by a doctor determined the boy is capable of understanding the proceedings against him. Greg Beane, attorney for the 16-year-old...

Posted: 21 days ago

A 16-year-old teen accused of setting fire to a Middletown church has been found competent to stand trial. The teen was in Butler County Juvenile Court today where Judge Ronald Craft said a competency evaluation conducted by a doctor determined the boy is capable of understanding the proceedings against him. Greg Beane, attorney for the 16-year-old...
Here’s how 600 pounds of marijuana was hidden by smugglers
 Hundreds of pounds of marijuana seized in Fairfield and Cincinnati this week likely wasn’t the first act in the area by a drug cartel, according to law enforcement. Six people were arrested as part of the month-long investigation by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics Taskforce...

Posted: 21 days ago

Hundreds of pounds of marijuana seized in Fairfield and Cincinnati this week likely wasn’t the first act in the area by a drug cartel, according to law enforcement. Six people were arrested as part of the month-long investigation by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics Taskforce...
Mistrial declared after dad in child scalding death gets sick in court
 A mistrial was declared Tuesday in the second trial of Robert Ritchie, the Franklin father charged in connection with his 4-year-old son’s scalding death. Just an hour into the second day of testimony in Warren County Common Pleas Court, Ritchie became ill during testimony of Dr. Christopher Kiefer, who performed the boy’s autopsy...

Posted: 22 days ago

A mistrial was declared Tuesday in the second trial of Robert Ritchie, the Franklin father charged in connection with his 4-year-old son’s scalding death. Just an hour into the second day of testimony in Warren County Common Pleas Court, Ritchie became ill during testimony of Dr. Christopher Kiefer, who performed the boy’s autopsy...
Ex-corrections officer allegedly stole from soldier’s memorial fund
 A May trial date has been set for a former Butler County Sheriff’s corrections officer who allegedly stole cash from a fundraiser for a soldier’s memorial scholarship fund. Halle Gudgell, 21, of Hamilton, was charged in February with theft, according to Hamilton Municipal Court records. She was in court Tuesday morning for a pre-trial...

Posted: 23 days ago

A May trial date has been set for a former Butler County Sheriff’s corrections officer who allegedly stole cash from a fundraiser for a soldier’s memorial scholarship fund. Halle Gudgell, 21, of Hamilton, was charged in February with theft, according to Hamilton Municipal Court records. She was in court Tuesday morning for a pre-trial...
Franklin father’s retrial for scalding death begins
 The second trial of Robert Ritchie, the Franklin father charged in connection with his 4-year-old son’s scalding death began Monday in Warren County Common Pleas Court. Ritchie, 31, is charged with felony child endangering and involuntary for allegedly not checking on his son for 15 hours after learning he had been burned severely by...

Posted: 23 days ago

The second trial of Robert Ritchie, the Franklin father charged in connection with his 4-year-old son’s scalding death began Monday in Warren County Common Pleas Court. Ritchie, 31, is charged with felony child endangering and involuntary for allegedly not checking on his son for 15 hours after learning he had been burned severely by...
Franklin father’s retrial in son’s scalding death begins today
 A Franklin father charged in connection with his 4-year-old son’s scalding death will face another jury Monday on charges of felony child endangering and involuntary manslaughter. Robert Ritchie, 31, was back in Warren County Common Pleas Court on Thursday for a final hearing before the start of his re-trial on charges of manslaughter...

Posted: 24 days ago

A Franklin father charged in connection with his 4-year-old son’s scalding death will face another jury Monday on charges of felony child endangering and involuntary manslaughter. Robert Ritchie, 31, was back in Warren County Common Pleas Court on Thursday for a final hearing before the start of his re-trial on charges of manslaughter...
Middletown police signs remind drivers to buckle up
 No doubt seat belts save lives, if drivers and passengers use them. Middletown police are giving motorists an eye-catching reminder with bright blue signs stating: “This may be your last chance to buckle up.” The signs were the idea of Sgt. Steve Ream, who presented it to city Manager Doug Adkins. He was on board quickly. &ldquo...

Posted: 27 days ago

No doubt seat belts save lives, if drivers and passengers use them. Middletown police are giving motorists an eye-catching reminder with bright blue signs stating: “This may be your last chance to buckle up.” The signs were the idea of Sgt. Steve Ream, who presented it to city Manager Doug Adkins. He was on board quickly. &ldquo...
Warren County father faces second trial in child’s scalding death
 A Franklin father charged in connection with his 4-year-old son’s scalding death was back in Warren County Common Please Court on Thursday. Robert Ritchie, 31, will face a second jury on Monday when his retrial will begin in Judge Robert Peeler’s courtroom. The first jury could not reach a verdict. Ritchie was set free on his...

Posted: 27 days ago

A Franklin father charged in connection with his 4-year-old son’s scalding death was back in Warren County Common Please Court on Thursday. Robert Ritchie, 31, will face a second jury on Monday when his retrial will begin in Judge Robert Peeler’s courtroom. The first jury could not reach a verdict. Ritchie was set free on his...
Few answers in cases of 3 missing Middletown women
 Middletown police are investigating the cases of three missing Middletown women, two who have been missing since last year and another reported missing last week. One of the missing women had helped detectives in their search for Lindsay Bogan, who had been missing for months before her remains were found last summer in a Madison Twp. field...

Posted: 27 days ago

Middletown police are investigating the cases of three missing Middletown women, two who have been missing since last year and another reported missing last week. One of the missing women had helped detectives in their search for Lindsay Bogan, who had been missing for months before her remains were found last summer in a Madison Twp. field...
Middletown police join Butler County’s specialized drug taskforce
 Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw says in the fight against heroin and drug trafficking, regionalization is key. That is why the department has joined the regional narcotics unit operated by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. After a meeting Monday with Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones, Muterspaw announced that Middletown&rsquo...

Posted: 27 days ago

Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw says in the fight against heroin and drug trafficking, regionalization is key. That is why the department has joined the regional narcotics unit operated by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. After a meeting Monday with Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones, Muterspaw announced that Middletown&rsquo...
2 Butler County infant deaths believed to be sleep related
 The cause of death for two infant boys, one in Fairfield and the other in Hamilton, is still pending, but are believed to be sleep related, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office. MORE: Hamilton baby’s death occurred at addiction recovery house MORE: 911 caller said Fairfield infant had blood coming out his nose Sleep-related...

Posted: 28 days ago

The cause of death for two infant boys, one in Fairfield and the other in Hamilton, is still pending, but are believed to be sleep related, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office. MORE: Hamilton baby’s death occurred at addiction recovery house MORE: 911 caller said Fairfield infant had blood coming out his nose Sleep-related...
Middletown man pleads guilty to rape, child porn charges
 A Middletown man has pleaded guilty to rape and multiple child pornography charges. Phillip Gregory Norman, 54, of Ottawa Street, was indicted in October on two counts of rape, two counts of gross sexual imposition involving a minor, and 46 charges of child pornography. MORE: Middletown man indicted on 46 child porn charges Norman pleaded...

Posted: 28 days ago

A Middletown man has pleaded guilty to rape and multiple child pornography charges. Phillip Gregory Norman, 54, of Ottawa Street, was indicted in October on two counts of rape, two counts of gross sexual imposition involving a minor, and 46 charges of child pornography. MORE: Middletown man indicted on 46 child porn charges Norman pleaded...
Hamilton child’s death believed to be accident
 On Tuesday morning, Hamilton police were called to North 6th Street about the death of a “very young child,” according to Hamilton police Sgt. Brian Robinson. An investigation into the child’s death is ongoing, he said, but at this point “it is believed to be either medical or an accident.” He declined to release...

Posted: 29 days ago

On Tuesday morning, Hamilton police were called to North 6th Street about the death of a “very young child,” according to Hamilton police Sgt. Brian Robinson. An investigation into the child’s death is ongoing, he said, but at this point “it is believed to be either medical or an accident.” He declined to release...
Driver in deadly Middletown church van, train crash sent to prison
 A Middletown woman behind the wheel of a deadly train and church van crash in 2015 has been sentenced to 54 months in prison. Judith Ashley, 65, pleaded guilty in January to aggravated vehicular homicide, two counts of endangering children, and two counts of vehicular assault. She faced 168 months in prison. Ashley was the driver of...

Posted: 29 days ago

A Middletown woman behind the wheel of a deadly train and church van crash in 2015 has been sentenced to 54 months in prison. Judith Ashley, 65, pleaded guilty in January to aggravated vehicular homicide, two counts of endangering children, and two counts of vehicular assault. She faced 168 months in prison. Ashley was the driver of...
Fairfield police investigating death of 1-month-old infant
 Fairfield police and the Butler County coroner are investigating the death of an infant early Tuesday. The one-month-old boy was found not breathing in an apartment in the 1500 block of Gelhot Drive at 4:34 a.m., Fairfield Police Officer Doug Day said. The infant was transported to Mercy Hospital-Fairfield, where he was pronounced dead, according...

Posted: 29 days ago

Fairfield police and the Butler County coroner are investigating the death of an infant early Tuesday. The one-month-old boy was found not breathing in an apartment in the 1500 block of Gelhot Drive at 4:34 a.m., Fairfield Police Officer Doug Day said. The infant was transported to Mercy Hospital-Fairfield, where he was pronounced dead, according...
Crime spree started at Target, ended with stolen police car
 A weekend crime spree started with a man allegedly stealing televisions from Target and ended just after he stole a police cruiser. Shoppers called police at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday to report a man in the Target parking lot at Bridgewater Falls loading stolen televisions into a white van, according to Fairfield Twp. police. Officer Roger...

10:14 PM Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

A weekend crime spree started with a man allegedly stealing televisions from Target and ended just after he stole a police cruiser. Shoppers called police at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday to report a man in the Target parking lot at Bridgewater Falls loading stolen televisions into a white van, according to Fairfield Twp. police. Officer Roger...
Man admits guilt in murder of Middletown resident
 One of three men charged with being part of a gang and participating in a crime spree that resulted in two Middletown homicides has pleaded guilty. Derrick Brown, 22, of 815 Crawford St., was indicted for attempted burglary, aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, and aggravated murder for the death of Joseph Romano at his Lafayette Avenue...

8:38 PM Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

One of three men charged with being part of a gang and participating in a crime spree that resulted in two Middletown homicides has pleaded guilty. Derrick Brown, 22, of 815 Crawford St., was indicted for attempted burglary, aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, and aggravated murder for the death of Joseph Romano at his Lafayette Avenue...
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