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Letter carrier ejected in Clark Co. mail truck crash issued citation

Sex abuse policy under scrutiny at Ohio colleges

Ohio’s colleges are joining together to address sexual misconduct on campus as part of a statewide initiative to keep one of them from becoming the next Michigan State University, which agreed to settle with the survivors of Larry Nassar’s abuse last week for $500 million. Nassar, who was accused of sexually abusing more than 332 people, has already been sentenced to 60 years in prison...


2 men escape Community Corrections Center in Warren County

2 men escape Community Corrections Center in Warren County

Law enforcement is asking for the public’s help to find two prisoners who escaped Saturday night from the Community Correctional Center. Deputies from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:30 p.m. to the area of 5234 state Route 63, the CCC, for a report of two men running through a field. They jumped into an older model silver minivan and fled the area. The men are identified...
Visitation set for victims of Springfield murder-suicide

Visitation set for victims of Springfield murder-suicide

Two victims of a Springfield murder-suicide incident from this week will be remembered Tuesday. READ: Springfield murder-suicide: Friends, colleagues remember victims A notice in the Springfield News-Sun says a visitation for Jennifer Sirons and Andrea Heiser, who police say were killed by Eric Sirons, will take place starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church. The visitation will last until...
Veterans Memorial Park, Honor Flight to benefit from student donations

Veterans Memorial Park, Honor Flight to benefit from student donations

Students at Springfield – Clark Career Technology Center made a sizable contribution to area veteran’s groups. The welding class donated $1,000 of money it earned from the recent Welding Rodeo. It is an annual contest that showcases juniors’ and seniors’ skills to weld unique structures from scrap metal. The class raised a total of $3,600. RELATED : Springfield Clark County...
Letter carrier ejected in Clark Co. mail truck crash

Letter carrier ejected in Clark Co. mail truck crash

The U.S. Postal Service employee ejected from his mail truck Saturday in Bethel Twp. was issued a citation for failure to control a vehicle, according to Springfield Ohio State Highway Patrol. Paul Royse, 61, of Tipp City drove off the road of New Carlisle Pike Saturday, overcorrected, and struck a telephone pole, Dispatcher Farris of Springfield OSP said. A postal supervisor came out to the scene...
Kenton Ridge suffers another heartbreaking loss in baseball district title game

Kenton Ridge suffers another heartbreaking loss in baseball district title game

Kenton Ridge’s disappointment in the Division II district championship game continued Saturday with a 9-5 loss to Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy at Miamisburg High School. Since winning five straight district championships from 2004-08, the Cougars have lost the game five times in the last 10 years (2009, 2010, 2011, 2017 and 2018). “‘We’ll keep trying,” said Kenton...
Rabbi: Aging well, and loving long

Rabbi: Aging well, and loving long

When he spoke last month in Springfield, Rabbi Richard Address cited half a dozen passages from Genesis and Deuteronomy in addressing how religious traditions can guide their adherents to more meaningful and healthy experiences of older age. But he also cited the spiritual teachings of Snoopy; gave those who correctly answered his questions permission to skip worship for two major religious holidays...
‘It has been on the rise’: Officials are seeking solutions for this particular kind of deadly crash

‘It has been on the rise’: Officials are seeking solutions for this particular kind of deadly crash

Distracted driving crashes are becoming more common in the region, and more than a third involve a driver 25 or younger, new research shows. Of the nearly 3,500 distracted driving crashes reported in the Miami Valley from 2014 to 2016, the driver in more than 1,200 of them was between the ages of 16 to 25, according to a report by the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission. » MAP: Top 10...
Child alerts family to mobile home fire in Clark Co.

Child alerts family to mobile home fire in Clark Co.

A young child was able to alert parents this morning to a fire in the family’s mobile home. The mother, father and two children were able to escape without injury, but a couple dogs died, according to Mad River Twp. fire officials. The fire at Pleasant Valley Mobile Home Park is believed to be accidental and possibly electrical. Hustead Fire Department along with Bethel Twp. fire assisted to...
Special concerts to mark Springfield Symphony’s 75th season

Special concerts to mark Springfield Symphony’s 75th season

Symphony orchestras have fallen silent in many larger cities in recent years. In Springfield, the music continues. The Springfield Symphony Orchestra will mark its 75th season with six concerts spotlighting work from Beethoven to Walt Disney, many with a local emphasis, when the 2018-2019 begins on Oct. 6. The Symphony’s longevity and quality are reasons for celebration, according to Symphony...
Fog possible overnight; showers, storms likely through Sunday

Fog possible overnight; showers, storms likely through Sunday

More dry time is expected overnight, when temperatures will drop into the lower 60s, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. There is a chance some areas with lighter winds could see some fog develop before daybreak. Showers and storms ending overnight More showers and storms Sunday afternoon/evening Dry pattern returns by Wednesday Sunday: The first part of the day should be...
Clark County experiencing high rates of domestic violence incidents

Clark County experiencing high rates of domestic violence incidents

Domestic violence incidents in Clark County are at some of the highest levels in five years, Ohio Attorney General’s Office records show, and a Springfield murder-suicide is one of the latest incidents. Police believe Eric Sirons, 56, shot and killed his wife, Jennifer Sirons, 49, and step-daughter, Andrea Heiser, 21, according to Springfield Police Chief Lee Graf. The chief said Eric Sirons...
Transformer explosion reported in Clark Co. 

Transformer explosion reported in Clark Co. 

There are no more reported outages in the area of Springfield Xenia Road, according to Ohio Edison First Energy outage map.  It is not confirmed what caused the outages in the area. Emergency crews are on scene of a power pole fire in Springfield Twp. According to dispatchers, a transformer exploded and a power pole was on fire in the 2500 block of Springfield Xenia Road around 12:15 a.m. Ohio...
Springfield mail carriers reminded of potential dangers on routes

Springfield mail carriers reminded of potential dangers on routes

Local mail carriers learned how to protect themselves from harm during safety training provided at Springfield Post Office. RELATED : Man threatens Springfield post office with - Springfield News-Sun The training, this week, focuses on teaching carriers how to be safe on their routes by making them aware of potential dangers such as unsafe houses and threatening dogs. On Wednesday, Clark County Dog...
Springfield Chamber creates scholarship fund for Heiser daughters

Springfield Chamber creates scholarship fund for Heiser daughters

The Chamber of Greater Springfield is raising money for scholarships for the surviving Heiser children. Police say Eric Sirons shot his wife Jennifer Sirons and step-daughter Andrea Heiser before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide Tuesday night. Jennifer Sirons leaves behind three daughters who were inside the house during the shooting, according to 911 calls. The chamber said...
Developmental Disabilities Spring Prom draws high numbers

Developmental Disabilities Spring Prom draws high numbers

Zan Mullett kept checking the clock. Dressed in his “fancy clothes,” he waited with boxed corsage in hand for his date to arrive at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center on Wednesday evening. Finally, Taylor Brown arrived in her formal with a smile on her lips as Mullett slipped the colorful corsage onto her wrist, posed for photos and were on their way to dance the...
3 Ohioans grab major attention over Meghan Markle’s wedding dress

3 Ohioans grab major attention over Meghan Markle’s wedding dress

Three royal-obsessed Ohioans are receiving some viral attention over Meghan Markle’s wedding dress. The New York Times featured three Ohio residents’ designs after the newspaper asked readers to imagine Meghan Markle’s bridal gown. The Times chose 11 of their favorite gown dresses, which included three designs from Ohioans! • Jasmine Burton: Columbus, Ohio  Burton...
Springfield murder-suicide: Dispatchers getting praises for how they handled 911 call

Springfield murder-suicide: Dispatchers getting praises for how they handled 911 call

Nine-one-one dispatchers in Clark County are getting praises from their bosses for how they handled the emergency calls from Tuesday’s murder-suicide at a home on Quinlan Court in Springfield. Springfield police say Eric Sirons shot and killed his wife, Jennifer Sirons, and one of her daughters, Andrea Heiser, before killing himself inside their home. Heiser was Eric Sirons’ stepdaughter...
AF museum attendance soars on first day of Memphis Belle opening

AF museum attendance soars on first day of Memphis Belle opening

Attendance at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force soared Thursday nearly four times above the average for the same date in recent years with the debut of the Memphis Belle exhibit, figures show. The museum counted 11,066 people in attendance for the unveiling of the reborn icon, compared to an average of 2,421 on May 17 between 2015 through 2017, spokesman Rob Bardua said. “We are anticipating...
Funeral arrangements set for man in Springfield murder-suicide

Funeral arrangements set for man in Springfield murder-suicide

Funeral arrangements for the man behind the Springfield murder-suicide have been set. Eric Sirons will be remembered at the Littleton and Rue Funeral Home on Saturday morning. Visitation will begin 12 p.m. and the funeral will begin at 2 p.m., according to his obituary. READ: Family remembers those killed in Springfield murder-suicide Police say Eric Sirons opened fired in his home and shot and killed...
Royal Wedding: How to watch on WHIO-TV

Royal Wedding: How to watch on WHIO-TV

Tune to WHIO-TV Saturday morning for live coverage of the royal wedding. Live coverage is airing on WHIO-TV from 4 to 10 a.m. Saturday. A live stream is now available here. AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO will have live updates in the morning from WHIO’s John Tisdell.  CBS will preempt CBS This Morning Saturday, which would normally air at 10 a.m. WHIO-TV will air local news from 10 a.m...
Did you see the president’s plane? Why it was here.

Did you see the president’s plane? Why it was here.

Spectators of World War II bombers and fighters landing at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force got an extra bonus Thursday. The plane commonly referred to as Air Force One, a Boeing 747 designated VC-25 in the Air Force, practiced touch-and-go landings on Wright-Patterson’s main runway. The jumbo jet is Air Force One only when the president is aboard. Two B-17 bombers, a P-51 fighter and...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Lacey A. Adams, 25, of 432 Lyle Ave., theft, dismissed. Zachary J. Clouse, 28, of 1015 East St., criminal damaging, dismissed. James L. Cunningham, 45, of 818 Rodgers Ave., criminal damaging, dismissed; theft amended to attempted theft, guilty, 90 days jail. Joshua L. Dooley, 28, of 116 1/2 E. Cassilly Ave., domestic violence and assault, both dismissed. Ernest D....
Meghan Markle has an extraordinary connection to Ohio

Meghan Markle has an extraordinary connection to Ohio

While Meghan Markle is headed across the pond for the royal wedding, her roots are deeply connected to Ohio. The American actress will marry Prince Harry on Saturday at Windsor Castle in England, but the soon-to-be royal has connections to Cleveland, according to the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. Markle’s family lived and worked in Cleveland for decades. Here’s what we know about Markle&rsquo...
Should people work for Medicaid? Here’s how to weigh in.

Should people work for Medicaid? Here’s how to weigh in.

The clock has started for the next round of public comment on Ohio’s proposal to create the state’s first ever work requirements associated with Medicaid. The new rules would add requirements to work or go to school at least 20 hours per week to remain eligible for benefits under the health insurance program for low-income Ohioans, which is jointly funded by the state and federal government...
Triad schools named a new superintendent. Learn more about her here.

Triad schools named a new superintendent. Learn more about her here.

The Triad Board of Education will vote to approve the hiring of its new superintendent Saturday morning. Vickie Hoffman, who currently works for North Union Local Schools, was named to replace Chris Piper. Piper accepted a job at Troy Local Schools earlier this year. “Although Triad had three strong finalists vying for the position, it was Ms. Hoffman that stood out to be the best leader for...
REACH Center taking shape on Xenia’s west side

REACH Center taking shape on Xenia’s west side

The first wall is up on the $11 million REACH Center, a hub of activities, education and recreation under construction in Xenia. The 75,000-square-foot building is taking shape near Progress Drive and West Second Street. It will be the new home for the YMCA in Xenia and will include office space/facilities for the Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center, Kettering Health Network, Central State...
5 reasons the new Memphis Belle exhibit is one of the most impressive at the Air Force Museum

5 reasons the new Memphis Belle exhibit is one of the most impressive at the Air Force Museum

The new and highly-anticipated Memphis Belle exhibit at the National Museum of the United States Air Force has opened, and now it is one of the most unique at the museum. Here are five things that make it special to visit: The exhibit includes the aircraft suspended above the floor of the museum. This allows visitors full access to walk under the big bomber and see into the ball turret and bomb bay...
Donnelsville weighs in on possibility of joining public water system

Donnelsville weighs in on possibility of joining public water system

Tammy Chamberlain has been renting her home on North Hampton Road in Donnelsville for almost 10 years. And for 10 years — she’s had to live with some sort of filtration system for her water. “I don’t drink it,” she said “We use it for bathing and stuff, but we don’t drink it.” Chamberlain said she spends close to $30 on bottled water every time she goes...
Hamvention 2018: International event boosts local economy; precautions in place for weather

Hamvention 2018: International event boosts local economy; precautions in place for weather

Tens of thousands of amateur radio enthusiasts from across the nation and the world will converge on Xenia and the Greene County Fairgrounds this weekend for Dayton Hamvention 2018. This is the second year for the fairgrounds to be the site of the annual event, which opens Friday morning and runs through Sunday. With an estimated impact to the local economy of $19 million, about 30,000 people attended...
Meadow View Growers sells, expects seamless transition for customers

Meadow View Growers sells, expects seamless transition for customers

The Robinson family spent more than 30 years building Meadow View Growers into one of Clark County’s best-known businesses, and are passing the nursery on to a new owner who plans to ensure the business continues to grow. Jeff Pack, a doctor of plant medicine, recently purchased the business and said his goal is to ensure customers continue to get the same service they’ve received at Meadow...
Family, friends mourn 3 who died in Springfield murder-suicide

Family, friends mourn 3 who died in Springfield murder-suicide

The father of a 21-year old woman, one of three members of a well-known Springfield family who died in a murder-suicide this week, and the son of the man police said pulled the trigger grappled separately Thursday with what led to this tragedy. Meanwhile, court documents uncovered by the Springfield News-Sun contain a previous allegation of stalking against Eric Sirons, the man police say was the...
Missing Franklin County boy, subject of statewide advisory, safely recovered 

Missing Franklin County boy, subject of statewide advisory, safely recovered 

Jacari Woodley, 2, was recovered and is safe, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.  An endangered missing child advisory has been issued for a two-year-old out of Franklin County. Jacari Woodley, 2, was last seen at 7 a.m. Thursday with his non-custodial mother, Jasmine Tyree, 28. The child wasn’t returned when he was supposed to be at 6 p.m., according to a release. The...
Passing showers, storms possible through weekend 

Passing showers, storms possible through weekend 

A few showers will continue overnight, however, more dry time is expected closer toward daybreak, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Passing showers, storms Times of rain, storms this weekend Stays mild into next week Saturday: Starting the day dry with lots of clouds. Scattered showers and storms will develop by late morning and through the afternoon. Best chance for storms will...
WATCH: Fiery dump truck crash on Texas highway caught on video

WATCH: Fiery dump truck crash on Texas highway caught on video

Cameras on a Texas highway happened to point in the right direction as a dump truck exploded into flames after crashing into a median. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver of another vehicle stopped in the middle of newly opened tollway lanes and was heading in reverse. A fast-approaching dump truck swerved to miss the car and slammed into the center barrier. The...
Prosecutor’s office IDs person of interest in 4 Springfield unsolved homicides

Prosecutor’s office IDs person of interest in 4 Springfield unsolved homicides

Prentiss Rashan Hare, already serving a life term for one killing in Springfield, is a person of interest in the deaths of four women found throughout the city from 2006 until 2008, the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office said Thursday.  The deaths of Shakura Walker, Angela Hanaway, Angela Kilgore and Buffy Jo Freeman all remain unsolved homicides, Dan Driscoll, chief of the prosecutor&rsquo...
State board grants extension to build two phases of wind farm

State board grants extension to build two phases of wind farm

A state board granted an extension to two phases of a proposed wind farm in Champaign County Thursday, allowing the projects until May next year to begin construction. The Ohio Power Siting Board sided with the developer, who argued the extensions were needed because years of litigation by opponents had delayed the project. The OPSB also ruled against a group of Champaign County residents who had...
Springfield murder-suicide: ‘It’s all gone in a day,’ says father of 21-year-old victim

Springfield murder-suicide: ‘It’s all gone in a day,’ says father of 21-year-old victim

The father of Andrea Heiser fought back tears as he reflected on the life of his daughter, who was shot and killed in a murder-suicide in Springfield earlier this week. “It’s all gone in a day,” Randy Heiser told News Center 7’s Sean Cudahy on Thursday.  “She had everything going for her.” Andrea Heiser was killed by her stepfather Eric Sirons, who also...
Recreational marijuana closer to Ohio ballot — but lots of work ahead

Recreational marijuana closer to Ohio ballot — but lots of work ahead

Legalized recreational marijuana is one small step closer to appearing on Ohio ballots in 2019. The Ohio Ballot Board certified a proposed constitutional amendment Thursday, according to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s office. The amendment was previously certified earlier this month by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. Ohio Families for Change is behind the effort to bring the matter...
High School Tennis: Area district qualifiers eye state berths

High School Tennis: Area district qualifiers eye state berths

The senior superlatives keep coming for Catholic Central High School’s Colin Kelly and Jack Brougher. And Friday they look to add another distinction to their high school careers – state qualifiers. Kelly, who was voted as having the best eyes – blue, for those wondering – by his Catholic Central classmates, and Brougher, voted the best dancer in the class, compete in the Division...
HS Track: Tecumseh boys 3,200 relay team keeps dream season alive

HS Track: Tecumseh boys 3,200 relay team keeps dream season alive

The Tecumseh High School 3,200 boys relay team will go down as the best in school history. But the team of Stephen Mattingly, Ethan Adams, Clay Mastin and Garrett Gemmaka isn’t ready to be retired to the record books just yet. The Arrows kept their dream season alive with a runner-up finish at the Division II district track and field championships Wednesday at Piqua High School. Tecumseh qualified...
Cincinnati Reds: DeSclafani close to making his return to rotation

Cincinnati Reds: DeSclafani close to making his return to rotation

As the date when Anthony DeSclafani can be activated from the 60-day disabled list approaches, thoughts among many – including Reds fans – are turning to whom he might replace in the Cincinnati starting rotation. The 28-year-old right-hander, who’s been sidelined all season with a left oblique strain he sustained in spring training, made his second rehab start for the Double-A Pensacola...
South Carolina authorities searching for 3 escaped inmates

South Carolina authorities searching for 3 escaped inmates

South Carolina authorities are searching for three inmates -- two of whom are charged with murder -- who escaped from a jail, WRDW reported. The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that the trio escaped from the county detention center Saturday night and that all are considered dangerous. The three inmates were identified as Tyshon Demontrea Johnson, 27, Curtis Ray...
Oregon QB Justin Herbert No. 11 on NFL.com Heisman list

Oregon QB Justin Herbert No. 11 on NFL.com Heisman list

Expectations are high for Oregon junior quarterback Justin Herbert. Herbert is considered a top quarterback prospect for the 2019 NFL Draft. He’s also getting some Heisman buzz. Herbert in No. 11 on  NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread’s top 18 Heisman Trophy candidates list. “There isn’t a more talented quarterback...
Report: Details revealed from Johnny Manziel’s surprisingly large CFL contract

Report: Details revealed from Johnny Manziel’s surprisingly large CFL contract

Johnny Manziel officially announced he will sign with the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats this weekend, and now we know what kind of money he’ll be making north of the border. According to Jason La Canfora, Manziel’s base salary will be $122,000 with plenty of incentives in there as well: That may not seem like a lot of money, but Manziel is actually doing quite well by CFL...
Arizona QB Khalil Tate No. 14 on NFL.com Heisman list

Arizona QB Khalil Tate No. 14 on NFL.com Heisman list

Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate is considered by many a top candidate for this year’s Heisman Trophy. NFL.com lists the dual-threat quarterback outside of the top 10. Tate landed at No. 14 on NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread’s top 18 Heisman Trophy candidates list. “Among quarterbacks, the Wildcats junior is the most exciting rusher in the college game,&rdquo...
Police: 13-year-old in custody after 2 children shot in Central Florida city

Police: 13-year-old in custody after 2 children shot in Central Florida city

Two children were hospitalized after being shot in a Central Florida city Saturday evening and a 13-year-old boy was in custody, police said.  The incident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. in the Brevard County city of Palm Bay. Two juvenile victims, who police did not identify, were taken to nearby hospitals in serious but stable condition, police said.  One victim was later transported to...
Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa explains ‘transfer’ comments

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa explains ‘transfer’ comments

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa explained his recent comments in which he revealed that he “would transfer out” had he not played in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. “I kind of got the wrong end when I seen it on ESPN,” Tagovailoa told Simone Eli of CBS 42 in Birmingham. “I think they most definitely took...
Lineman Dallas Warmack transferring to Oregon

Lineman Dallas Warmack transferring to Oregon

Offensive lineman Dallas Warmack made it official. The Alabama graduate transfer is headed to Eugene. Warmack announced his commitment to Oregon on social media. Warmack graduated from Alabama earlier this month. He will enroll at Oregon as a redshirt junior and have two years remaining of eligibility. The offensive lineman played in 16 career games at...
LOOK: Florida State legend Jameis Winston proposes to longtime girlfriend

LOOK: Florida State legend Jameis Winston proposes to longtime girlfriend

Jameis Winston has tossed many touchdowns, but his most important score came off the field this weekend. The former Florida State Heisman Trophy winner quarterback is now engaged to be a married man, as his longtime girlfriend Breion Allen accepted his proposal. Check out that stunning rock on the finger of the soon-to-be Mrs. Winston. Congrats to Winston! This is an exciting period...
CBS Sports projects Mohamed Bamba as this year’s Rudy Gobert

CBS Sports projects Mohamed Bamba as this year’s Rudy Gobert

Mohamed Bamba has turned heads at the NBA Combine, and he’s drawing comparisons to an NBA star. On Friday, CBS Sports’ Reid Forgrave dropped a list of player comparisons for this year’s NBA Draft, and sees Bamba as this year’s Rudy Gobert. Forgrave sees both Bamba and Forgrave as franchise-altering defensive forces. However, he sees some places where...
LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon passes away Sunday

LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon passes away Sunday

Billy Cannon, the lone Heisman Trophy winner in LSU football history, passed away in his home early Sunday morning, according to reports from the LSU athletic department. Cannon was 80 years old. Cannon led the Tigers to an undefeated season and a national championship in 1958 and earned the Heisman Trophy in 1959, leading LSU as a running back, defender and return man. Most...
NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell released from hospital

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell released from hospital

Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell confirmed on Twitter he was released after an overnight stay in the hospital for dehydration. According to TMZ, the 84-year-old Boston Celtics great was taken by ambulance from his Seattle-area home to a nearby hospital Friday night.  Russell tweeted Saturday that he was doing all right, writing that “Yes, I was taken to...
Big 12 finishes third among conferences in overall attendance in 2017

Big 12 finishes third among conferences in overall attendance in 2017

The National Football Foundation released its report on attendance and television ratings for college football last week, and the picture of Big 12 fan support was made a little clearer. According to the report, the Big 12 had the third-highest attendance of any conference. The Big 12 finished the 2017 season with an average of 56,852 fans per game. That mark put the conference...
Florida State football: Brash is beautiful for Willie Taggart

Florida State football: Brash is beautiful for Willie Taggart

In a lot of ways, Florida State coach Willie Taggart is like just about any other college football coach in the land. There are certain qualities in coach-speak that make it a necessity for all. You avoid any serious controversy and you keep the media at arm’s length. The locker room stays a bit more closed off and therefore under control. However, if your brand is about bringing...
Northwestern-Georgia softball: Score, live updates, stats for 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament (May 20, 2018)

Northwestern-Georgia softball: Score, live updates, stats for 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament (May 20, 2018)

Northwestern will take on Georgia in the  2018 NCAA Softball Tournament on Sunday, May 20. With a win, Georgia will advance to the next round in the tournament. In order for Northwestern to advance in the tournament, it will need to defeat Georgia twice on Sunday. Find the score, live updates, highlights and more below for Northwestern-Georgia below. Some mobile...
Florida baseball: Gators humbled heading into start of SEC Tournament

Florida baseball: Gators humbled heading into start of SEC Tournament

It was just one of those days, one of those weekends, Florida baseball coach Kevin O’Sullivan said at the end of his team’s tough road trip to Mississippi State. That’s what the Gators will hope as they turn their focus to the SEC Tournament and the postseason after being swept in three games in Starkville, Miss. It was the first conference series No. 1-ranked...
NBC Sports has two from Big Ten in college basketball preseason top 25, none in top 10

NBC Sports has two from Big Ten in college basketball preseason top 25, none in top 10

The Big Ten hasn’t had immense success when it comes to winning championships in men’s basketball recently. In fact, the conference hasn’t brought a national title home since Michigan State did in 2000. When it comes to second-place finishes, however, the Big Ten has had seven teams lost in the championship game since the Spartans’ victory. Regardless of past success...
North Carolina deputies find nearly $91 million of liquid meth on truck

North Carolina deputies find nearly $91 million of liquid meth on truck

Deputies in North Carolina on Saturday seized a tractor-trailer containing $90.8 million worth of liquid methamphetamine in the driver's side fuel tank, WTVD reported. Raul Topete Arreola, 49, and Aquileo Perez Pineda, 48, were charged with three counts of trafficking methamphetamine, according to the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they found 120 gallons of liquid meth in...
TE Jahleel Billingsley names Florida No. 1, sees ‘best of both worlds’ on visit

TE Jahleel Billingsley names Florida No. 1, sees ‘best of both worlds’ on visit

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With a pair of senior tight ends on the roster, the position is a big priority for Florida in the Class of 2019. Chicago’s Jahleel Billingsley could soon address those needs. The 4-star tight end from Phillips Academy attended the inaugural Great Gator Grill-Out on Saturday, which his first time visiting Florida. He named the Gators...
Former Baylor WR Terrance Williams releases statement following arrest

Former Baylor WR Terrance Williams releases statement following arrest

Former Baylor wide receiver Terrance Williams released a statement Saturday evening after he was arrested hours following a car accident he was involved in. “I have always been an upstanding citizen and handled the situation to the best way I know how,” Williams said in the statement. ” I apologize if I should have handled it a little bit differently.&rdquo...
Johnny Manziel’s CFL coach weighs in on his odds of starting in 2018

Johnny Manziel’s CFL coach weighs in on his odds of starting in 2018

Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has officially signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League, but he’s far from a guaranteed starter, according to head coach June Jones. According to Jones, Manziel will compete with former Ole Miss quarterback and incumbent starter Jeremiah Masoli, who already has an advantage having spent the past...
25 people in New York City hospitalized for synthetic marijuana overdoses

25 people in New York City hospitalized for synthetic marijuana overdoses

Twenty-five people in New York City were hospitalized Saturday night after apparently having a negative reaction to synthetic marijuana, WABC reported. Lt. Paul Ng of the New York Police Department said that the drug, known as K2, was taken by people in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. They were taken to the hospital after reports of being unresponsive, WABC reported. Officials said...
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen calls Will Grier ‘best quarterback in the country’

West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen calls Will Grier ‘best quarterback in the country’

Expectations are high for West Virginia football — perhaps the highest they’ve been in a decade — entering the 2018 campaign. The Mountaineers have been labeled as one of several teams with a legitimate shot at winning the Big 12 title this December. Much of that hype is associated with the return of quarterback Will Grier, along with several others on offense including...
Why Wisconsin WR Isaac Guerendo needed a 911 call to escape an elevator

Why Wisconsin WR Isaac Guerendo needed a 911 call to escape an elevator

The first word generally associated with Isaac Guerendo is speed. That speed helped Guerendo draw the attention of Wisconsin’s football coaches last summer, and it didn’t take long for him to become a member of the Badgers’ 2018 recruiting class. Guerendo is a track star who developed into one heck of a football player. As a senior, he caught 54 passes for 1,258 yards...
UD building new office building on south campus property

UD building new office building on south campus property

The University of Dayton plans to build a new facility on South Main Street that will become the home of the Dayton Development Coalition, the Dayton Foundation and the college’s Fitz Center for Leadership. The new building at 1401 S. Main St. will be located between Emerson’s Helix Innovation Center and Universal 1 Credit Union. It will be 38,000 square feet and will include offices for...
Police: Massachusetts man arrested for allegedly hitting dog with baseball bat

Police: Massachusetts man arrested for allegedly hitting dog with baseball bat

A Massachusetts man was arrested Friday for allegedly abusing a dog with a baseball bat. Gregory Ostiguy, 50, of New Bedford, was arrested by Dartmouth Police and charged with animal cruelty. Police responded to a report of animal abuse at around 6:50 p.m. on Friday. After an investigation, police determined that Ostiguy did in fact strike the dog with a bat. The dog was transported...
Charles Woodson believes Michigan isn’t putting enough ’emphasis’ on Ohio State game

Charles Woodson believes Michigan isn’t putting enough ’emphasis’ on Ohio State game

Charles Woodson dominated during his time at Michigan. And, more importantly for Wolverines fans, he took it to Ohio State each time he took the field for the maize and blue. Woodson played at Michigan from 1995-97 and in each of the three times he played against the Buckeyes, Woodson’s side won. On Saturday, Woodson attended the ChadTough gala, which benefits research and drives...
3 Florida State defensive players who could break out in 2018

3 Florida State defensive players who could break out in 2018

Florida State’s 2017 campaign contained several on- and off-the-field storylines, from the season-ending injury sustained by Deondre Francois against Alabama in the opener to Jimbo Fisher leaving the program for Texas A&M in December. With coach Willie Taggart, Seminoles fans hope order can be restored and their team can return to the championship level it achieved...
Meghan Markle's rescue dog, Guy the beagle, goes from shelter pup to royal pet

Meghan Markle's rescue dog, Guy the beagle, goes from shelter pup to royal pet

A new member of the royal family is making headlines – and no, we're not talking about Meghan Markle. According to the Guardian, a beagle named Guy was in a Kentucky kill shelter until Ontario-based A Dog's Dream Rescue saved him and offered him for adoption at a 2015 event in Canada. That's where he met his new owner, Markle, who went on to marry Britain's Prince Harry on Saturday. A royal...
Late start to season doesn’t slow Dragons’ right-hander Jordan

Late start to season doesn’t slow Dragons’ right-hander Jordan

For a team as streaky as the Dayton Dragons, pitcher Andrew Jordan may just be the remedy that steadies the club’s rotation. Jordan, who stayed in Arizona after Spring Training with a strained forearm, made his second start for the Dragons and threw five stellar innings in the Dragons’ 5-3 win against the Great Lakes Loons at Fifth Third Field on Saturday night. »RELATED: Dragons...
Tennessee football position preview 2018: Defensive line needs power, toughness

Tennessee football position preview 2018: Defensive line needs power, toughness

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Statistics suggest Tennessee football had the second-softest defensive front among Power 5 college football teams last season. Coach Jeremy Pruitt said early in the spring football session that he has made sure his team knows it. Only UCLA allowed more yards rushing per game (287.4) among Power 5 teams than did the Vols (251.3), despite Tennessee’s concentrated...
Stagnant population, lower wages a drag on area home building

Stagnant population, lower wages a drag on area home building

Dayton-area home-builders are building fewer homes, exacerbating an already chronic crunch in inventory. Builders identify several problems at work: Last winter was a relatively rough one — and more troubling — the Dayton area isn’t experiencing the growth in jobs, wages and population that other parts of the nation are seeing. “If Dayton is not seeing either of those two things...
Impressing Nike camp just the start for 4-star TE, Iowa commit Logan Lee

Impressing Nike camp just the start for 4-star TE, Iowa commit Logan Lee

Logan Lee wanted to create separation. Within a few steps, he had it. There was a passing window for the quarterback as he ran downfield. His 1-on-1 receiving drill performance at Nike’s The Opening regional was going as well as he hoped. “I was able to stack the defensive back and after that I was pretty much in control of the ball,” Lee said. “He was kind of hanging...
2018 NCAA Softball Tournament: Bracket, scores, schedule for Regionals (May 20, 2018)

2018 NCAA Softball Tournament: Bracket, scores, schedule for Regionals (May 20, 2018)

The 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament continues on Sunday, May 20. Below you can find the bracket, schedule and score. Oklahoma has won the last two national championships, defeating Florida in 2017. All 13 SEC teams made the tournament this year. Game 6: Florida 0, Ohio State 0 | TOP 1 | Live updates Game 7 (if necessary): Florida vs. Ohio State | 2:30 p.m. Game 6...
Royal wedding: Kitty Spencer stuns with resemblance to her aunt, Princess Diana

Royal wedding: Kitty Spencer stuns with resemblance to her aunt, Princess Diana

Bride Meghan Markle wasn't the only one turning heads at Saturday's royal wedding. Many fans of the royals said Lady Kitty Spencer, niece of the late Princess Diana and daughter of Earl Charles Spencer, Diana's brother, looked just like her famous aunt. According to the New York Daily News, the 27-year-old model wore a forest green Dolce & Gabbana dress with a matching hat and veil.  >>...
2018 SEC Baseball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, dates, teams (May 20, 2018)

2018 SEC Baseball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, dates, teams (May 20, 2018)

The 2018 SEC Baseball Tournament starts on Tuesday, May 22. Below you can find a bracket, a schedule as well as dates and seeds for the event. The event will be held in Hoover, Ala. For a high-res version, click here. This will be updated as seeds are finalized over the course of Saturday. All times are ET Tuesday, May 22 Game 1: No. 6 Vanderbilt vs. No. 11 Texas A&...
Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle, Prince Harry wed (live updates)

Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle, Prince Harry wed (live updates)

Actress Meghan Markle and Britain’s Prince Harry got married Saturday in a highly anticipated, star-studded ceremony in St. George’s Chapel at England’s Windsor Castle.  Update 6:21 a.m. EDT Sunday: The British royal family took to Twitter late Saturday to congratulate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and thank their guests for attending their wedding. “Thank you to...
Big money, political muscle on display in payday lending clash

Big money, political muscle on display in payday lending clash

Payday lending stores dot the landscape of Ohio’s small towns, suburban strip malls and inner-city thoroughfares. To hear one side tell it, they give their customers — many with bad credit — much-needed access to quick money for emergencies and everyday expenses. To hear the other side tell it, they take advantage of the poor by charging the highest interest rates in the country...
Royal wedding: Meghan Markle wears Princess Diana's aquamarine ring to reception

Royal wedding: Meghan Markle wears Princess Diana's aquamarine ring to reception

After Saturday's royal wedding, Meghan Markle honored the late Princess Diana, Prince Harry's mother, with a little "something blue." According to "Today" and Vogue, the Duchess of Sussex wore Diana's emerald-cut aquamarine ring to the couple's evening wedding reception. >> Read more trending news  The ring wasn't the only nod to the Princess of Wales. BuzzFeed...
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