Springfield’s Rocking Horse gets $50,000 to help kids impacted by drugs

A Springfield medical health center will receive new money to help local kids who have lost a parent to drugs. CVS Health distributed a $50,000 grant to Rocking Horse Community Health Center Friday morning that will be used to help Clark County children who have been impacted the most by the opioid epidemic. The money will also go to help children whose parents are addicted to drugs. MORE: Rocking...


Springfield CultureFest: Festival’s foods offer taste of the world

Springfield CultureFest: Festival’s foods offer taste of the world

CultureFest offers a slice of more than 20 cultures in one location. To really experience it, just take a bite. Hot dogs, Hungarian cabbage rolls and mango lassi are just a sample of the diverse foods available at the 22nd annual CultureFest, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at City Hall Plaza. “Food is very much a part of CultureFest,” said Cheryl DeGroat Dover, event food coordinator...
Marijuana interests raise nearly $58K for State Auditor David Yost while he was auditing Ohio pot plan

Marijuana interests raise nearly $58K for State Auditor David Yost while he was auditing Ohio pot plan

Ohioans trying to crack into the new medical marijuana industry raised $57,870 for Republican Ohio Auditor Dave Yost’s campaign for attorney general at the same time Yost was auditing the state’s marijuana program, records show. “It certainly raises questions about the appearance of: Is there a quid pro quo going on here? Are these contributors giving money in the hopes of an outcome...
The Heritage Center: National Road bridge model

The Heritage Center: National Road bridge model

This bridge model at the Heritage Center represents an 1837 bridge that was the last federally funded bridge built on the National Road. The model was made from 1,700 pieces of salvaged wood from the original, which was removed in 1926 and replaced in 1928.  The connecting pins that held the original bridge together were made by Mrs. Christine (Doctor) Herr of Donnelsville who had a five-year...
Recalls: Children’s clothing, fitness products and more

Recalls: Children’s clothing, fitness products and more

Parents, fitness buffs and those prone to bug bites should check to see if they have the potentially dangerous products being recalled this week. Infant and toddler coveralls sold under the name ED by Ellen DeGeneres are under recall because the bunny applique can come off and pose a choking hazard for your child, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. One person reported a child putting...
Candy bar-lovin’ Southeastern senior eclipses 1,000 career digs, kills

Candy bar-lovin’ Southeastern senior eclipses 1,000 career digs, kills

The tradition started during Leslie Flores’ freshman volleyball season at Southeastern High School. “I have to have a Snickers bar,” Flores said, enthusiastically describing her pre-game routine. “Freshman year I needed a Snickers bar before the game and I asked coach, ‘Hey, I don’t have a dollar on me and I need a Snickers bar.’ From there she made sure I...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Tionna R. Bates, 25, of 915 W. Perrin Ave., disorderly conduct, guilty, 30 days jail, credit for time served. Timothy L. Boring, 47, of 829 Selma, violation of temporary protection order, dismissed - prosecutor request. Daniel C. Green, 28, of Dayton, theft, obstructing official business, resisting arrest, dismissed. Samara Lynn Harmon, 40, of 1917 W. Washington St...
Manhunt for Clark County stabbing suspect enters 2nd day

Manhunt for Clark County stabbing suspect enters 2nd day

The manhunt for the man accused of stabbing his wife in the neck before fleeing the area has continued into a second day. Raymond Roberts is accused of stabbing his wife at their home in Clark County on Thursday morning. She drove to a convenience store on Springfield Xenia Road for help. Roberts, 42, is believed to be in a gray or silver Ford Focus, license tag HNC4229 Police said he is considered...
NEW DETAILS: Cavs to play in C-17 hangar at Wright-Patt, tour base

NEW DETAILS: Cavs to play in C-17 hangar at Wright-Patt, tour base

The Cleveland Cavaliers will tour Wright-Patterson Air Force base and then play a scrimmage there on Sept. 30. The team will “have the opportunity to see first-hand” what Airmen at Wright-Patt do to help protect the nation, according to a release from the Cavs. The Cavs will play the inter-squad scrimmage on a portable court that will be installed in a hangar designed to house C-17 aircraft...
High School Football: Young Greenon team believing it can win

High School Football: Young Greenon team believing it can win

Each week, Greenon High School second-year football coach Josh Wooten gives his team a vocabulary lesson. The Word of the Week is a way to get his players thinking, Wooten said. “We’re constantly getting these kids to believe in themselves,” he said. In Week 4, the word was ‘Leadership,’ Wooten said. »RELATED: Springfield 4-0 for first time since North, South merged...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-DP-0805 - Stacy Frazier, 1421 Clifton Ave., v. Jessica Scott, 1034 Beacon, petition for civil stalking protection order. 18-DS-0814 - Amber Moore, 133 The Post Road, Apt. A., and Nathan Moore, 1826 Sunset, petition for dissolution of marriage. 18-DP-0816 - Brian Rose, 2211 Tanager Dr., v. Brian K. Fuller, 2207 Hoppes Ave., petition for civil stalking protection order...
Wages lag in Clark County despite other economic improvements

Wages lag in Clark County despite other economic improvements

Springfield has secured promises of hundreds of new jobs and seen significant investments in the past few years, but there are still reasons for concern that the region’s economy has not fully recovered from the Great Recession. Recent figures released from the U.S. Census Bureau indicated Clark County’s median income actually slid from about $47,808 in 2016 to $46,665 last year, a decline...
Forum will give residents a voice on how to improve economy

Forum will give residents a voice on how to improve economy

A collaborative program involving several media organizations will host a community discussion later this month allowing residents to propose solutions to improve the local economy. Your Voice Ohio will host a forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24 at Clark State Community College’s Leffel Lane Campus. The meeting will be in LRC Room 207/209. READ MORE: Clark County Commissioners approve $7...
17K hospitalized with flu last year: What you need to know about this season

17K hospitalized with flu last year: What you need to know about this season

Flu season is once again approaching and public health officials recommend everyone six months or older get vaccinated to reduce the risk of illness, hospitalization, missed work or school or even death. Last season there were 17,397 flu-related hospitalizations in Ohio, more than four times the number from 2015 to 2016 when there were 3,691 cases. “Obviously last season was a very hard hit...
Clark County leaders developing plans for trip to Japan

Clark County leaders developing plans for trip to Japan

Board members with the Community Improvement Corp. of Clark County on Thursday discussed an upcoming trip to meet with business leaders in Japan and progress on two studies being conducted with assistance from the University of Cincinnati. Three workforce development officials are traveling to Japan in November for about 10 days to to develop closer ties with Japanese firms who have local investments...
Pedestrian struck, killed on I-70 in Clark County ID’d

Pedestrian struck, killed on I-70 in Clark County ID’d

A pedestrian struck and killed on eastbound Interstate 70 was identified as 51-year-old Bradley S. Liebling of Columbus by the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Springfield Post. Liebling was found around 5:10 a.m. on the berm near the 66 mile post. The vehicle involved has not been found and the patrol has no description. Anyone with information is urged to call the patrol, 937-323-9781. A pedestrian...
Sister: Springfield Twp. stabbing victim ‘devoted her life to her family’

Sister: Springfield Twp. stabbing victim ‘devoted her life to her family’

A Clark County woman is facing a long recovery after her husband allegedly cut her throat Thursday morning in the couple’s home. She “devoted her life to her family. She was a young mother. She put her life on hold to raise her daughter and give her the best life possible,” the victim’s sister said in a statement Thursday. The attack happened before 6 a.m. Thursday at a home...
Springfield home partially destroyed in early morning fire

Springfield home partially destroyed in early morning fire

Crews responded to a structure fire that was reported on Summer Street in Springfield Friday morning. Initial reports indicate crews were dispatched in the 900 block around 4:55 a.m. We’re working to learn more details and will continue to update this story.
Temperatures, humidity to drop overnight

Temperatures, humidity to drop overnight

Fall weather arrives to start the season Saturday Clearing, pleasant by Sunday More unsettled weather arrives next week  Overnight: Clouds move back in overnight. Some patchy drizzle is possible. It will be breezy and turning cooler with temperatures dropping into the middle 50s. Saturday: Clouds roll back in and stick around for the majority of the day on this first day of autumn....
Endangered Missing Adult Alert canceled for north central Ohio man, 75

Endangered Missing Adult Alert canceled for north central Ohio man, 75

UPDATE @ 12:25 a.m. (Sept. 21): The alert has been canceled, according to authorities. The alert was issued just before 11 p.m. Thursday. An Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been issued for a 75-year-old Washington Courthouse man who was last seen leaving his home Thursday afternoon.  John Doughty left his residence on Lotz Drive about 3 p.m., according to police.  He suffers from dementia...
Law enforcement ‘pings’ cellphone in search for Clark County fugitive

Law enforcement ‘pings’ cellphone in search for Clark County fugitive

Law enforcement looking for an accident victim off the road can ‘ping’ cell towers to help find that person more quickly to render aid. Cellphones, when they are on, emit signals, called pings, to cell towers. Police also can use that technology to search for fugitives, as in the case of Raymond Roberts. He is considered armed and dangerous after he reportedly stabbed his estranged...
Lawsuit filed against bureau once headed by Cordray day after Dayton debate

Lawsuit filed against bureau once headed by Cordray day after Dayton debate

In a move which could impact the governor’s race between Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray, two employees of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have charged they were discriminated against by officials of the bureau once headed by Cordray. The lawsuit charges that the consumer bureau “maintains a biased culture replete with harmful stereotypes regarding its...
Springfield Target location sold to new owner

Springfield Target location sold to new owner

A former Target building on W. First St. in Springfield recently sold to a limited liability company for slightly more than $1.5 million, according to records from the Clark County Auditor’s Office. The building at 1885 W. First St. was transferred from the Dayton Hudson Corporation to a firm called 1885 W. 1st Street LLC, according to the auditor’s office. The building previously housed...
Undefeated Springfield 4-0 first time since North and South merged

Undefeated Springfield 4-0 first time since North and South merged

Unbeaten Springfield (4-0) landed the knockout that reverberated through Greater Western Ohio Conference football last week. How else to explain a historical 49-6 blitz of host Centerville? Following three straight relatively close defeats of Lancaster, Fairfield and Hudson by a combined 13 points, the Wildcats were at their quick-strike best in shredding the Elks’ usually stingy defense. »...
Who are the top high school football teams in the area? Week 5 power rankings 

Who are the top high school football teams in the area? Week 5 power rankings 

The top high school football area teams, compiled by Cox Media Group Ohio. All games on Friday unless otherwise noted. 1. Northmont (4-0): d. Butler 43-16; at Wayne (2-2). 2. Springfield (4-0): d. Centerville 49-6; hosts Lebanon (3-1). 3. Miamisburg (4-0): d. Wayne 30-13; at Troy (4-0). 4. Fairmont (3-1): d. Springboro 24-12; hosts Beavercreek (1-3). 5. Wayne (2-2): lost 30-13 at Miamisburg; hosts...
‘Jersey Boys’ headed to Springfield stage

‘Jersey Boys’ headed to Springfield stage

When it comes to national Broadway tour launches, count Springfield, Ohio, in with the bigger cities. It’s where one of the most popular Tony-winning sensations of the current century will start this fall. “Jersey Boys,” the story of Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons’ rise and fall in the 1960s, will premiere at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Clark State Performing...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Gary L. S. Fraley Sr., 44, of St. Paris, receiving stolen property, dismissed. Stefan J. Wegrzyn, 48, of 3440 Eric Dr., OVI, dismissed. Dasean Whitehead, 21, of Cincinnati, possession of criminal tools, dismissed; robbery, dismissed - indicted by the grand jury. Gary L. Brewer Jr., 41, of Medway, domestic violence, guilty, 90 days jail with 88 days suspended, two days...
Amazon considers opening thousands of cashierless convenience stores

Amazon considers opening thousands of cashierless convenience stores

Amazon is reportedly considering opening 3,000 Amazon Go stores across the nation by 2021. Anonymous sources told Bloomberg the company wants to reinvent the brick-and-mortar shopping experience with more of the convenience-type stores that sell fresh snacks and limited supplies of groceries. »RELATED: Sears closing at Fairfield Commons Mall, new stores announced for space There are currently...
Ohio thieves target these vehicles more than any other

Ohio thieves target these vehicles more than any other

The National Insurance Crime Bureau has released its annual “Hot Wheels” report, identifying the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States — and in Ohio. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2017. According to the report, the most...
Northwestern off to hot start with familiar face on sidelines

Northwestern off to hot start with familiar face on sidelines

After more than two decades away from high school soccer, Andrew Wildman is back in charge of the Northwestern High School soccer team. The Warriors head coach previously coached the Warriors from 1994 to 1997, one of the winningest runs in school history. Northwestern won multiple district titles and advanced to the regional finals in 1996. »RELATED: Wednesday’s high school roundup »...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0459 - American Line Builders Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Medway, v. Brian McCarty, Shelbyville, Tenn., plaintiff’s application for an order confirming arbitration award. 18-CV-0460 - American Line Builders Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Medway, v. Mark Hall Jr., Country Club Hills, Ill., plaintiff’s application for an order...
Freshman starting on O-line at Wittenberg for first time in 16 years

Freshman starting on O-line at Wittenberg for first time in 16 years

The John Denver song “Country Roads, Take Me Home,” a famous ode to West Virginia, played over the loudspeaker at Edwards-Maurer Field as the Wittenberg Tigers warmed up for practice Wednesday. Wittenberg coach Joe Fincham, a native of Williamstown, W.Va., heard it and claimed he had nothing to do with the playlist. That seemed true moments later as Drake’s “Big Rings&rdquo...
Kentucky Wildcats receive second commitment from Springfield senior

Kentucky Wildcats receive second commitment from Springfield senior

Springfield High School senior defensive tackle Isaiah Gibson announced his verbal commitment to the University of Kentucky on Wednesday night. Gibson, a three-star prospect who ranks 19th among Ohio recruits in the 2019 class, according to 247Sports.com, joins fellow Springfield senior, Moses Douglass, in the Kentucky Wildcats recruiting class. The 6-foot-4, 294-pound Gibson narrowed his choices...
Clark County stabbing: Manhunt continues, victim in hospital ‘several weeks’

Clark County stabbing: Manhunt continues, victim in hospital ‘several weeks’

Raymond Roberts is accused of stabbing his wife at their home in Clark County on Thursday morning.  She drove to a convenience store on Springfield Xenia Road for help. Roberts, 42, is believed to be in a gray or silver Ford Focus, license tag HNC4229 Police said he is considered armed and dangerous. Call 911 if you see him. Victim, stabbed in the neck, is expected to be in a hospital &ldquo...
EF Hutton plans to become player in cryptocurrency markets

EF Hutton plans to become player in cryptocurrency markets

HUTN, Inc. reported a net loss of more than $4 million for the first six months of this year in the company’s most recent financial statement, while company officials said they plan to raise about $60 million by issuing cryptocurrencies The company, whose subsidiaries include EF Hutton Inc. and Megga Inc., reported approximately $150,000 in revenue for a six-month period that ended on June 30...
Springfield’s Myers Market could be reopened as soon as next summer

Springfield’s Myers Market could be reopened as soon as next summer

A historic Springfield farmer’s market will soon undergo a $1.75 million renovation to restore the community hub. SpringForward and COhatch, a co-working lifestyle company based in Worthington, plans to announce today they are teaming up to reopen the Myers Market building at 101 S. Fountain Ave. in the heart of downtown Springfield. “We believe in our mission to improve towns,”...
Warm and muggy tonight; showers, some strong, expected Friday

Warm and muggy tonight; showers, some strong, expected Friday

Another warm and muggy night Storms develop late Friday, some strong Temperatures fall as autumn arrives Saturday Overnight: A few clouds will linger through the night. It will be warm and muggy with temperatures holding in the lower 70s. Friday: Sunshine will start the day with increasing clouds in the afternoon. It will remain warm and muggy. Scattered showers and storms will develop late...
Highlights from first Ohio Governor’s Debate in Dayton

Highlights from first Ohio Governor’s Debate in Dayton

Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine debated for one hour at the University of Dayton, exchanging barbs — about each others records as state attorney general — and ideas — about drugs, the opioid crisis and state support for Ohio’s urban core. The Wednesday night event marked the first debate for the major-party candidates.  Cox Media Group Ohio, including...
Diploma debate: The requirements for your kids to graduate could be very different

Diploma debate: The requirements for your kids to graduate could be very different

Ohio‘s long-term graduation work group wants students to have a much broader set of pathways to a diploma, but questions remain about when a new system should take effect and what should happen until then. The 24-member group of educators, politicians and a parent organized by state superintendent Paolo DeMaria held its last meeting Wednesday and agreed on a rough framework that will be tweaked...
Springfield police, residents come together in neighborhood block party

Springfield police, residents come together in neighborhood block party

After a deadly weekend in Springfield, police and residents came together Wednesday night during a block party offering a safe place to have fun and enjoy a meal. Antonio Moore, 23, was shot and killed, becoming the city’s 12th homicide victim this year. This matches all of 2017. While this block party tonight was planned months in advance, it came at a time when people were hoping to do something...
National Guard armory sold for $1 in effort to redevelop fairgrounds

National Guard armory sold for $1 in effort to redevelop fairgrounds

The Board of Clark County Commissioners has sold the former National Guard armory property on Laybourne Road to the Clark County Land Reutilization Corp. for only $1.  The low price served as an effort to redevelop the nearly 4.5-acre site near the Clark County Fairgrounds, according to a press release.  "We've been working on this project for many years," said Clark County Commissioner...
Man struck by train in Springfield identified

Man struck by train in Springfield identified

A man struck by a train Wednesday night was identified as Daren Preston, according to Springfield police. The 51-year-old is in critical condition at Miami Valley Hospital, according to a hospital spokesperson. A man who was struck by a train tonight had been sitting on the tracks, a Norfolk Southern Railway spokesman said. The train was bound for Bellevue in northern Ohio with mixed freight when...
Deputies ID 82-year-old woman killed in Miami County crash

Deputies ID 82-year-old woman killed in Miami County crash

UPDATE @ 1:50 p.m. (Sept. 20): The Miami County Sheriff’s Office has identified a woman killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night at Palmer and Bellefontaine roads in Bethel Twp. as 82-year-old Marion S. Hutson, 82, of Medway.  UPDATE @ 10:15 p.m.: A New Carlisle area woman in her 80s was killed in a two-vehicle accident on South Palmer Road in Bethel Twp. when she apparently...
3D-printed gun creator wanted on child sex charge arrested at Taiwan hotel

3D-printed gun creator wanted on child sex charge arrested at Taiwan hotel

The creator of the 3D-printed gun was arrested Friday in Taiwan after being accused of sexual assault in Texas, CNN reported Saturday. >> Read more trending news  A warrant to arrest Cody Wilson, 30, was issued earlier this week after allegations that he had sex with a 16-year-old girl he met on an adult dating site, according to police. Austin Police Cmdr. Troy Officer said Wilson...
More details released about 2-headed baby snake

More details released about 2-headed baby snake

A state herpetologist released new details about a two-headed baby Eastern copperhead snake found outside a home in Woodbridge, Virginia, WTVR reported. The snake was examined at the Wildlife Center of Virginia. >> Read more trending news  The center received the snake on Sept. 20, according to the center’s website.  “It appears as though the left head is...
Ole Miss considers changing name of journalism school after namesake's social media post

Ole Miss considers changing name of journalism school after namesake's social media post

The University of Mississippi is considering changing the name of its School of Journalism after receiving major backlash stemming from a controversial post made on Facebook by the school’s namesake.  >> Read more trending news  Ed Meek is a well-known and respected alumnus of Ole Miss, as well as a significant booster for the journalism program.  The journalism school...
'Incredible Hulk' star Lou Ferrigno becomes honorary deputy

'Incredible Hulk' star Lou Ferrigno becomes honorary deputy

The newest deputy in a Texas county has a reputation for being mean and green. And the Travis County Sheriff’s Office is more than happy to have actor Lou Ferrigno on its staff. >> Read more trending news  Ferrigno, who starred in “The Incredible Hulk” television series from 1978 to 1982, stopped by the Sheriff’s Office on Thursday on his way to Wizard World...
British DJ to play Toto's 'Africa' for 5 hours to raise money

British DJ to play Toto's 'Africa' for 5 hours to raise money

A music venue in England wants to do more than simply bless the rains down in Africa. >> Read more trending news  The 1982 song by the rock ’n’ roll group Toto will be played for five consecutive hours on Nov. 30 to raise money for an African charity, the BBC reported. Disc jockey Michael Savage will begin playing the song at 11 p.m. and will loop the song until 4 a.m....
California barber criticized for hanging doll of Colin Kaepernick from noose in shop

California barber criticized for hanging doll of Colin Kaepernick from noose in shop

A Northern California barbershop owner apologized Friday and said he has received death threats after a photograph of a hanging doll in his shop portraying former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was posted on social media, the Sacramento Bee reported Friday. >> Read more trending news  The photograph was taken inside the Bowtie Barbershop in downtown Placerville and depicts a Kaepernick...
Alabama boy, 13, found naked and chained in home

Alabama boy, 13, found naked and chained in home

A woman, her husband and her mother were arrested on child abuse charges Thursday after a 13-year-old boy was found naked and chained in a central Alabama home, AL.com reported. >> Read more trending news  Nicole Martin, 32, Joshua Daniel Martin, 26, and Vickie Seale Higginbottom, 58, were charged with torture and willful abuse of a child under 18 by the Autauga County Sheriff&rsquo...
Going bananas: Texas agents find $18M worth of cocaine in pallets of fruit

Going bananas: Texas agents find $18M worth of cocaine in pallets of fruit

Pallets of bananas that went unclaimed at port near Houston yielded a bunch of cocaine worth nearly $18 million, KHOU reported. >> Read more trending news  A business in Freeport, Texas, offered two pallets of the fruit to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice because they had not been claimed at the Ports of America, the television station reported. As two sergeants from the Scott...
Sororities at George Mason University reject woman with Down syndrome

Sororities at George Mason University reject woman with Down syndrome

An Indiana woman with Down syndrome was not accepted to any sororities at George Mason University because of her disability, her sister claimed. >> Read more trending news  AnnCatherine Heigl, a sophomore from Zionsville, was the first person from Indiana to be accepted to the university’s LIFE program -- a full-time program for people with intellectual disabilities -- and made the...
Man accused of walking too close to Old Faithful arrested in Cheyenne

Man accused of walking too close to Old Faithful arrested in Cheyenne

A Colorado man accused of walking too close to the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park last week faces more charges after he led police on a chase in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the Billings Gazette reported. >> Read more trending news  Gabriel Villalva, 27, of Greeley, Colorado, was arrested in Wyoming’s capital city Wednesday after police said he was driving recklessly...
Father of actress Sandra Bullock dead at 93

Father of actress Sandra Bullock dead at 93

John Bullock, the father of actress Sandra Bullock, died Tuesday, Us Magazine reported. He was 93. >> Read more trending news  John Bullock was preceded in death by his wife and Sandra Bullock’s mother, opera singer Helga Meyer, who died in 2000, the magazine reported. Sandra Bullock’s younger sister, Gesine Bullock-Prado, confirmed her father’s death on Wednesday...
High School Football Week 5 Roundup: Miamisburg stays unbeaten; Tipp and Fairmont roll

High School Football Week 5 Roundup: Miamisburg stays unbeaten; Tipp and Fairmont roll

In a Greater Western Ohio Conference showdown of unbeaten teams, visiting Miamisburg beat Troy 31-14 in high school football action on Friday.  Tate Vongsy hit Zion Lewis on a 15-yard scoring strike and tacked on a rushing score to help ‘Burg build up a 17-0 lead heading into the half. Lewis added a rushing TD in the fourth quarter to help seal the win.A Brayden Siler threw a TD pass to...
Man who killed Colts linebacker, Uber driver in crash gets 16 years in prison

Man who killed Colts linebacker, Uber driver in crash gets 16 years in prison

The man accused of killing Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and an Uber driver during a crash in February was sentenced to 16 years in prison, WXIN reported.  >> Read more trending news  Manuel Orrego-Savala -- a 37-year-old Guatemalan man who was living illegally in Indiana, according to police -- was charged with four felony counts in connection with the crash that...
High School Football: Week 5 boxscores, scores

High School Football: Week 5 boxscores, scores

Allen East 50, Delphos Jefferson 6 Alter 45, Fenwick 20 Anderson 47, Withrow 12 Badin 42, Roger Bacon 35, OT Bellbrook 21, Franklin 17 Bellefontaine 14, Ben Logan 6 Brookville 42, Carlisle 2 Butler 13, Xenia 7, OT Celina 42, Ottawa-Glandorf 24 Chaminade Julienne 61, Carroll 30 Cin. Country Day 28, New Miami 20 Clinton-Massie 34, Bishop Hartley 31 Col. Grove 33, Crestview 20 Coldwater 35, Fort Recovery...
Pulse nightclub memorial could span 3 city blocks

Pulse nightclub memorial could span 3 city blocks

Planning for a permanent memorial and museum honoring the victims of the 2016 Pulse nightclub attack has been in the works for more than a year. >> Read more trending news  WFTV obtained renderings Friday of what the memorial could look like and learned that it could span three city blocks. The Orlando Tourist Development Council on Friday approved a motion to spend $10 million in...
10.2-acre property includes 2 homes

10.2-acre property includes 2 homes

HOUSE FEATURE 2531 Springfield Jamestown Road, Springfield Barn, garage, pond, woods among features Contributing writer Situated on 10.2 acres, this property at 2531 Springfield Jamestown Road offers two separate homes and a total of approximately 4,055 square feet of living space. The property is listed by Coldwell Banker Heritage Roediger for $335,000. In addition to two houses, there is a barn...
Endangered missing adult alert for Lebanon woman has been canceled

Endangered missing adult alert for Lebanon woman has been canceled

The endangered missing adult alert for Lebanon woman, Anna Reynolds, 68, has been canceled. Authorities are seeking the public’s help to find a 68-year-old Lebanon woman who suffers from dementia. Anna Reynolds stands 5 feet and weighs 120 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen at 11 a.m. Friday after she left her residence but did not return. She drives a silver 2012 Silver...
Hurricane Safety: 6 scary, infectious illnesses you can catch from floodwater

Hurricane Safety: 6 scary, infectious illnesses you can catch from floodwater

Hurricanes can leave behind tons of damage, including flooding. But did you know that treading through the wrong kind of water can cause illnesses or even death? Floodwaters and standing water are often contaminated, posing several risks, such as infectious diseases, chemical hazards and injuries. Here are six sicknesses you should beware of in the aftermath: Drinking or eating...
CDC: Life expectancy in U.S. declines for second year in a row

CDC: Life expectancy in U.S. declines for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, the life expectancy of Americans got shorter. >> Read more trending news  According to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the overall life expectancy in the U.S. was 78.6 years, down .1 from the previous year. Men can expect to live 76.1 years, down from 76.3. Women held steady at 81.1 years. During the...
Hurricane Safety: What are hurricane categories and what do they mean?

Hurricane Safety: What are hurricane categories and what do they mean?

The East Coast is no stranger to hurricanes and the destruction that follows. The Saffir-Simpson scale was developed to help determine damage and flooding before it strikes.   What is a hurricane?  A hurricane is a rotating low-pressure weather system that converts the energy of warm air into winds and waves. Hurricanes have “warm core” centers, meaning the center of the...
Hurricane Safety: Here’s a step-by-step guide to filing an insurance claim

Hurricane Safety: Here’s a step-by-step guide to filing an insurance claim

A hurricane leaves a path of destruction and many are left trying to figure out how to begin the chore of cleaning up and repairing their property.  >> Read more trending news  Insurance companies will send claims teams to the affected areas after the event so that customers can get the process of filing a claim started and get the money to repair their property in a timely manner...
Hurricane Safety: 10 tips to stay safe when returning home after a natural disaster

Hurricane Safety: 10 tips to stay safe when returning home after a natural disaster

While much attention is placed on storm preparedness, the period just after a natural disaster can be particularly dangerous. Weary residents who are eager to return to their homes are at increased risk for a variety of life-threatening situations, including carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution, mold exposure and food poisoning. The following tips from the Centers for Disease Control and...
Boyfriend arrested in connection with toddler's 'torture case' death

Boyfriend arrested in connection with toddler's 'torture case' death

A second arrest was made Friday in the death of 2-year-old Jayce Martin police in Orlando, Florida, said. >> Read more trending news  Johnathan Pursglove, 25, was arrested on charges of aggravated manslaughter of a child, police said. He was released on bond Friday. Jayce’s mother, Victoria Toth, 24, was arrested earlier this month on the same charges. Police said Jayce&rsquo...
Junk food linked to higher risk of cancer, study says

Junk food linked to higher risk of cancer, study says

It’s no secret junk food is bad for your health. In fact, too much of it can increase your risk of several diseases, including cancer, according to a new report. >> Read more trending news  Researchers from health institutions in France recently conducted a study, published in the PLOS journal, to explore the link between cancer and foods that were labeled by the Nutrient Profiling...
Top-ranked Northmont has no answer for Wayne QB McKee

Top-ranked Northmont has no answer for Wayne QB McKee

Wayne quarterback Rashad McKee riddled Northmont’s vaunted defense, throwing five touchdown passes and running for two more in a 49-20 Warriors defeat of the visiting Thunderbolts on Friday night. The midseason Week 5 win snapped Wayne’s (3-2) two-game losing streak and jump-started the Warriors’ season and Division I, Region 3 playoff hopes. It was the first loss for Northmont (4-1)...
Jury awards boy $30 million in botched circumcision; award could increase

Jury awards boy $30 million in botched circumcision; award could increase

A jury in Clayton County, Georgia has awarded a boy $30 million for a botched circumcision, and the award could rise even higher as deliberations continue. >> Read more trending news  The verdict came down in the first phase of deliberations Friday, and the jury is expected to deliberate over whether to grant punitive damages, according to state court officials. The boy was 18-days-old...
Man suspected of threatening President Trump arrested after 3-month manhunt

Man suspected of threatening President Trump arrested after 3-month manhunt

A fugitive suspected of threatening President Trump has been arrested by police after a three-month manhunt. Shawn Christy, 26, was taken into custody Friday afternoon, the U.S. Marshals Service told WPXI. The federal agency said Christy was arrested in Mifflin Township, near Columbus, by marshals and task force members from Ohio and Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania warrants issued for Christy allege...
Man gets 160-year sentence for impregnating 10-year-old after repeated molestation

Man gets 160-year sentence for impregnating 10-year-old after repeated molestation

An Indiana man received a 160-year prison sentence after his conviction in August on 10 counts of child molestation that led to the pregnancy of a 10-year-old girl. >> Read more trending news  At his trial last month, Georgia native Nicholas Deon Thrash, 34, was found guilty of repeatedly molesting the girl beginning when she was 8 when he lived with the child and her mother in Georgia...
Girls arrested after stabbing school bus driver with steak knife

Girls arrested after stabbing school bus driver with steak knife

Two high school students in Atlanta were arrested this week over their alleged roles in the stabbing of a school bus driver, warrants and DeKalb County School District officials confirmed.  Keniya Lloyd and Donesia Glass, both of Decatur, “are not currently attending classes” after the Sept. 14 attack, DeKalb County schools spokesman Andre Riley told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Slower speed in Sugarcreek Twp.? Engineer’s effort hits roadblock.

Slower speed in Sugarcreek Twp.? Engineer’s effort hits roadblock.

The Greene County engineer said the speed limit needs to be reduced on Wilmington-Dayton Road near where a developer wants to build homes, but his efforts hit a roadblock Friday when Sugarcreek Twp. trustees refused to sign a letter supporting the recommendation. A group of about a dozen concerned residents attended the township’s special meeting Friday afternoon. Greene County Engineer Bob...
Nissan recalls more than 215,000 vehicles for fire risk

Nissan recalls more than 215,000 vehicles for fire risk

Nissan is recalling more than 215,000 vehicles because a faulty brake pump could cause a fire and is recommending owners park affected vehicles outside and away from other vehicles. >> Read more trending news  On impacted vehicles, the Anti-Lock Brake actuator pump leaks fluid onto a circuit board. The indicator light on the instrument panel will remain on for 10 seconds after the engine...
Uber driver charged with kidnapping after rider jumps from moving car, police say

Uber driver charged with kidnapping after rider jumps from moving car, police say

A Florida Uber driver allegedly refused to let her fare out of the car Wednesday, forcing the female passenger to jump from the window of the moving vehicle, police said.  Destiny Racquel Green, 30, is charged with kidnapping to commit or facilitate a felony and false imprisonment. Leon County Jail records showed Green remained in jail Friday afternoon.  Tallahassee police officers...
US Alzheimer’s, dementia burden to double by 2060, CDC warns

US Alzheimer’s, dementia burden to double by 2060, CDC warns

The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday revealed that the country’s burden of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will double by the year 2060. >> Read more trending news  In 2014, 5 million Americans — or 1.6 percent of the population — felt the burden of the diseases. The figure is expected to grow to 13.9 million, equating...
5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed at unlicensed New York City daycare

5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed at unlicensed New York City daycare

Five people, including three infants between the ages of 3 days and 1 month, were in critical condition Friday after they were stabbed at an unlicensed daycare center in New York City, according to police and reports. >> Read more trending news  Authorities said a 52-year-old woman, identified as a suspect in the case, was found at the scene with a self-inflicted slash to her wrist. Police...
Gym teacher caught on video assaulting 7-year-old student

Gym teacher caught on video assaulting 7-year-old student

A teacher at an elementary school in Xenia, Ohio, lost his teaching license permanently after he was convicted on a misdemeanor charge of assaulting a 7-year-old student. >> Read more trending news  The incident happened at Tecumseh Elementary School in April of 2017. It was caught on camera and occurred with children close by. The video shows the child was seated on steps behind the gym...
Google employee uses high heels, paraglider, unicycle to encourage commuting outside of cars

Google employee uses high heels, paraglider, unicycle to encourage commuting outside of cars

A Kirkland, Washington, man is challenging all of us to think about how we get from point A to point B, and he's turning a lot of heads in the process. Bruce Dawson is using a different way to get to the Kirkland Google campus each day in September. So far, he’s flown in a powered paraglider, ridden a mountain unicycle and on Friday, he walked one and a quarter miles in high heels. “It's...
Daughter accidentally donates family heirloom to Goodwill

Daughter accidentally donates family heirloom to Goodwill

In the days after her mother’s death, Tammie Figlinski came across it: A ring her mother wore daily. It might look like costume jewelry, but to Figlinski, it was priceless. >> Read more trending news  "It's so sentimental,” Figlinski told WTMJ. “It was passed down from my grandma to my mom. My mom wore this all the time. It's the only ring we remember her wearing...
Here’s what happened when scientists gave octopuses ecstasy

Here’s what happened when scientists gave octopuses ecstasy

The drug ecstasy, also known as MDMA or molly, can make humans feel empathetic and loving, but what happens when an octopus ingests the drug?  >> Read more trending news  Researchers at John Hopkins University wanted to know and recently conducted a study, published in the Current Biology journal, to find out. They wanted to explore the link between the social behaviors of the...
#WhyIDidntReport: Survivors of sexual assault want you to know why they never went to police

#WhyIDidntReport: Survivors of sexual assault want you to know why they never went to police

President Donald Trump’s recent criticism of Christine Blasey Ford’s failure to report an alleged 1980s sexual assault against his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has inspired a powerful social campaign from survivors of assault. >> Read more trending news  The #WhyIDidntReport hashtag sprung up in response to the president’s questioning Ford’s...
Security camera catches repairman sniffing, stealing child’s underwear

Security camera catches repairman sniffing, stealing child’s underwear

A California man is warning other parents after the security camera in his young daughters’ bedroom caught a repairman rifling through the children’s clothes hamper, sniffing what appeared to be a pair of underwear and stashing another pair in his pocket.  Jason Cooper told ABC7 in Los Angeles that his family had recently moved into a new home in the Playa Vista neighborhood when...
Wright State Raiders: Five questions facing team entering new season

Wright State Raiders: Five questions facing team entering new season

A constant issue for Wright State basketball coach Scott Nagy early last season was getting his players to believe they were as good as he thought they could be. They may have professed confidence, but the results conveyed something else. Nagy’s persistence finally paid off in a mid-December win at Toledo , which was also the debut of impactful point guard Cole Gentry...
Rod Rosenstein proposed invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, reports say

Rod Rosenstein proposed invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, reports say

Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last year discussed removing President Donald Trump from office using the 25th Amendment and proposed secretly taping him, according to reports Friday from The New York Times and The Washington Post. In a statement, Rosenstein said that the Times report was “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” The Post report was published after the statement...
Civil War cannonballs found in front yard of home near University of Memphis

Civil War cannonballs found in front yard of home near University of Memphis

A Memphis homeowner found peculiar items in their front yard Thursday. They turned out to be antiques -- believed to be from the Civil War.  >> Read more trending news  Memphis police said the homeowner found what ended up being identified as Civil War cannonballs in the front yard of the home. The home is down the street from the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, where the University...
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