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9th inmate sues Montgomery County Jail, now-fired officer
 A ninth lawsuit has been filed by a former inmate alleging mistreatment by Montgomery County Jail personnel, this one involving a now-fired corrections officer that the sheriff’s office tried to prosecute. Former inmate Daryl Wallace, 44, filed a lawsuit this week against former corrections officer Jerrid Campbell, Montgomery County...

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A ninth lawsuit has been filed by a former inmate alleging mistreatment by Montgomery County Jail personnel, this one involving a now-fired corrections officer that the sheriff’s office tried to prosecute. Former inmate Daryl Wallace, 44, filed a lawsuit this week against former corrections officer Jerrid Campbell, Montgomery County...
Sentencing delayed for Air Force reservist guilty of sex crime on base
 Federal prosecutors want an Air Force reservist to spend more than seven years in prison for having sex with an unconscious woman he supervised at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Kyle Jordan, 31, an Air Force veteran who served in Iraq and Korea and one-time Butler County corrections officer, was to be sentenced Thursday in Dayton&rsquo...

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Federal prosecutors want an Air Force reservist to spend more than seven years in prison for having sex with an unconscious woman he supervised at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Kyle Jordan, 31, an Air Force veteran who served in Iraq and Korea and one-time Butler County corrections officer, was to be sentenced Thursday in Dayton&rsquo...
5 recent times local officials had brushes with the law
 Former Montgomery County Jail corrections officer Michael Rose Jr. was sentenced Tuesday to a year in federal prison for selling cell phones to inmates. Rose is one of a handful of recent law enforcement personnel or public officials to have brushes with the law. Here are five recent cases and where those cases stand: Ryan Meno, Kettering...

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Former Montgomery County Jail corrections officer Michael Rose Jr. was sentenced Tuesday to a year in federal prison for selling cell phones to inmates. Rose is one of a handful of recent law enforcement personnel or public officials to have brushes with the law. Here are five recent cases and where those cases stand: Ryan Meno, Kettering...
Mom who police said killed her kids tied to second molestation report
 The Dayton mother charged in the shooting deaths of two of her children has been connected to a second report that her young son was molested. Neither report was determined to have enough evidence for prosecutors to support charges, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. Claudena M. Helton, 30, is accused of shooting...

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The Dayton mother charged in the shooting deaths of two of her children has been connected to a second report that her young son was molested. Neither report was determined to have enough evidence for prosecutors to support charges, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. Claudena M. Helton, 30, is accused of shooting...
Visiting judge assigned to UD football lawsuit alleging hazing
 The Supreme Court of Ohio assigned a visiting judge to hear the case of former University of Dayton football player Max Engelhart, who is suing the school for alleged hazing that led to his cognitive brain injury. Two local judges had asked to be disqualified due to their ties to UD. Former Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge Peter M. Handwork...

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The Supreme Court of Ohio assigned a visiting judge to hear the case of former University of Dayton football player Max Engelhart, who is suing the school for alleged hazing that led to his cognitive brain injury. Two local judges had asked to be disqualified due to their ties to UD. Former Sixth District Court of Appeals Judge Peter M. Handwork...
Feds indict 5 for robbing Middletown pharmacies
 A federal grand jury returned two indictments Tuesday charging five men with robbing two Middletown pharmacies, according to a U.S. Dept. of Justice press release. The men are accused of stealing prescription drugs including morphine, oxycodone and hydrocodone so that they could sell the drugs on the street. EARLIER: Feds charge 3 in wake...

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A federal grand jury returned two indictments Tuesday charging five men with robbing two Middletown pharmacies, according to a U.S. Dept. of Justice press release. The men are accused of stealing prescription drugs including morphine, oxycodone and hydrocodone so that they could sell the drugs on the street. EARLIER: Feds charge 3 in wake...
Dayton boy, allegedly killed by mom, claimed he was molested by school janitor
 The Dayton mother accused of shooting and killing two of her children said she did it to “save them from the evils of the world,” according to court documents. Claudena Helton’s children, Khmorra, 8, and Kaiden, 6, died Sunday at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Those court documents do not shed light on what Claudena Helton...

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The Dayton mother accused of shooting and killing two of her children said she did it to “save them from the evils of the world,” according to court documents. Claudena Helton’s children, Khmorra, 8, and Kaiden, 6, died Sunday at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Those court documents do not shed light on what Claudena Helton...
Corrections officer sentenced for selling cell phones to inmates
 The former Montgomery County Jail corrections officer convicted of providing inmates with cell phones will spend a year in federal prison, a judge ruled Tuesday while saying a message needed to be sent to law enforcement. Michael Rose Jr., 29, was convicted of to attempted extortion under color of official right. He was accused of providing...

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The former Montgomery County Jail corrections officer convicted of providing inmates with cell phones will spend a year in federal prison, a judge ruled Tuesday while saying a message needed to be sent to law enforcement. Michael Rose Jr., 29, was convicted of to attempted extortion under color of official right. He was accused of providing...
Police: Mom admits shooting two kids, asking third to help with bodies
 Claudena Marie Helton crossed her handcuffed arms and stared in one direction Monday as a municipal court judge set her bond at $1 million during a video arraignment. The 30-year-old Dayton mother accused of shooting her 8-year-old daughter Khmorra and 6-year-old son Kaiden in the head — and asking her third child to help drag their...

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Claudena Marie Helton crossed her handcuffed arms and stared in one direction Monday as a municipal court judge set her bond at $1 million during a video arraignment. The 30-year-old Dayton mother accused of shooting her 8-year-old daughter Khmorra and 6-year-old son Kaiden in the head — and asking her third child to help drag their...
Mother wants answers about daughter’s death in Montgomery County Jail
 The mother of a 27-year-old woman who died Friday in the Montgomery County Jail wants answers about what happened to her daughter. RELATED: 
            
               Man dies week after apparent suicide attempt in jail Sasha N. Garvin was pronounced dead at 8:15 a.m. Friday, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. A...

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The mother of a 27-year-old woman who died Friday in the Montgomery County Jail wants answers about what happened to her daughter. RELATED: Man dies week after apparent suicide attempt in jail Sasha N. Garvin was pronounced dead at 8:15 a.m. Friday, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. A...
Man dies week after apparent suicide attempt in jail
 A Kettering man died May 18, a week after Montgomery County Jail officials said he apparently tried to hang himself. RELATED: Mom wants answers in daughter’s jail death Stephen J. Roudebush, 31, was found in his cell May 11 after it looked like he had hanged himself while his cellmate was at dinner. Roudebush was taken to Miami Valley...

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A Kettering man died May 18, a week after Montgomery County Jail officials said he apparently tried to hang himself. RELATED: Mom wants answers in daughter’s jail death Stephen J. Roudebush, 31, was found in his cell May 11 after it looked like he had hanged himself while his cellmate was at dinner. Roudebush was taken to Miami Valley...
Police: Mother shot kids to ‘save them from the evils of the world’ 
 The Ohio woman accused of shooting and killing two of her three children said she did it to “save them from the evils of the world,” according to court documents. Khmorra Helton, 8, and Kaiden Helton, 6, died Sunday at Dayton Children’s Hospital from gunshot wounds to the head. Investigators from the Montgomery County Coroner&rsquo...

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The Ohio woman accused of shooting and killing two of her three children said she did it to “save them from the evils of the world,” according to court documents. Khmorra Helton, 8, and Kaiden Helton, 6, died Sunday at Dayton Children’s Hospital from gunshot wounds to the head. Investigators from the Montgomery County Coroner&rsquo...
Police: Mother shot kids to ‘save them from the evils of the world’
 The Dayton mother accused of shooting her children in the head said she did it to “save them from the evils of the world,” according to court documents. Khmorra Helton, 8, and Kaiden Helton, 6, died Sunday at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Investigators from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office will perform autopsies...

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The Dayton mother accused of shooting her children in the head said she did it to “save them from the evils of the world,” according to court documents. Khmorra Helton, 8, and Kaiden Helton, 6, died Sunday at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Investigators from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office will perform autopsies...
Dayton mom who police say shot her children had volatile relationships
 The 30-year-old Dayton woman suspected of shooting her two young children in the head on Thursday was formally charged Friday with two counts of attempted aggravated murder and four counts of felonious assault, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. Claudena Helton’s children, 8-year-old Khmorra and 6-year-old...

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The 30-year-old Dayton woman suspected of shooting her two young children in the head on Thursday was formally charged Friday with two counts of attempted aggravated murder and four counts of felonious assault, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. Claudena Helton’s children, 8-year-old Khmorra and 6-year-old...
Local woman dies at Montgomery County Jail
 A 27-year-old woman died Friday morning at the Montgomery County Jail, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. Sasha N. Garvin of Riverside was pronounced dead at 8:15 a.m. Friday. The cause and manner of her death have not yet been determined, but a call from the jail indicated it could be drug-related. A Montgomery County...

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A 27-year-old woman died Friday morning at the Montgomery County Jail, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. Sasha N. Garvin of Riverside was pronounced dead at 8:15 a.m. Friday. The cause and manner of her death have not yet been determined, but a call from the jail indicated it could be drug-related. A Montgomery County...
Dayton children shot: 911 calls illustrate chaos in aftermath
 Three 911 calls were made Thursday to dispatchers during the chaotic time after people discovered two children who had been shot at 3821 Lori Sue Ave. in Dayton. The children’s mother, Claudena Helton, 30, has been held on two counts of felonious assault. The 6-year-old boy and 8-year-old girl are still listed in critical condition...

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Three 911 calls were made Thursday to dispatchers during the chaotic time after people discovered two children who had been shot at 3821 Lori Sue Ave. in Dayton. The children’s mother, Claudena Helton, 30, has been held on two counts of felonious assault. The 6-year-old boy and 8-year-old girl are still listed in critical condition...
Suspected wife killer indicted by grand jury
 DAYTON —  An 82-year-old man is facing a murder charge after police said he fatally stabbed his wife at their Delmar Avenue home. Victim identified as Mary Lou Cleaver
Suspect identified as the victim’s husband, Donald Cleaver
Donald Cleaver indicted for three counts of murder and two counts of felonious assault Donald...

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DAYTON —  An 82-year-old man is facing a murder charge after police said he fatally stabbed his wife at their Delmar Avenue home. Victim identified as Mary Lou Cleaver Suspect identified as the victim’s husband, Donald Cleaver Donald Cleaver indicted for three counts of murder and two counts of felonious assault Donald...
Dayton children shot in head die: What’s next for the accused mother?
 Two Dayton children shot in the head last week have  died. Eight-year-old Khmorra Helton and her  brother Kaiden Helton, 6, had been in critical condition at Dayton Children’s Hospital since the shooting Thursday morning, according to the hospital. The Dayton mother who allegedly shot her children  is scheduled to...

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Two Dayton children shot in the head last week have died. Eight-year-old Khmorra Helton and her brother Kaiden Helton, 6, had been in critical condition at Dayton Children’s Hospital since the shooting Thursday morning, according to the hospital. The Dayton mother who allegedly shot her children is scheduled to...
Police: Ohio mother shoots 2 children
 A Dayton, Ohio, mother has been arrested after police say she shot two of her children  -- an 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy -- in the head Thursday morning.  According to The Associated Press, the children are in critical condition at Dayton Children's Hospital. Another child, an 11-year-old daughter, who was at home...

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A Dayton, Ohio, mother has been arrested after police say she shot two of her children  -- an 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy -- in the head Thursday morning.  According to The Associated Press, the children are in critical condition at Dayton Children's Hospital. Another child, an 11-year-old daughter, who was at home...
Dayton chief after 2 kids shot in head: ‘This is one of the toughest’
 A Dayton mother allegedly shot two of her children in the head and dragged their bloody bodies outside while she was naked, according to police. Eight-year-old Khmorra Helton and her 6-year-old brother Kenden Helton were in critical condition Thursday evening, according to officials at Dayton Children’s Hospital. The children were transported...

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A Dayton mother allegedly shot two of her children in the head and dragged their bloody bodies outside while she was naked, according to police. Eight-year-old Khmorra Helton and her 6-year-old brother Kenden Helton were in critical condition Thursday evening, according to officials at Dayton Children’s Hospital. The children were transported...
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