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Wright-Patt report due today: What to know this morning

Navistar CEO says truck maker’s rebound is complete

Navistar’s president and CEO told investors Monday the company’s long financial recovery is over after the truck maker reported solid financial results in 2018. The company reported net income of $340 million in 2018, compared to $30 million for fiscal year 2017. Navistar announced fourth quarter income of $188 million. The past year was important for the company, said Troy Clarke, Navistar&rsquo...


Order now: Last day for non-Prime free shipping on Amazon

Order now: Last day for non-Prime free shipping on Amazon

If your Amazon cart is full of potential Christmas gifts, today’s the day to hit confirm. Today is the last day for free shipping guaranteed to be delivered by Christmas on some Amazon items. From here, other options will begin to fall off as the days until the holiday are numbered.
Report on Wright-Patt false active shooter incident to be released

Report on Wright-Patt false active shooter incident to be released

New findings about the false active shooter incident on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will be released on Wednesday. Col. Thomas Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, will brief the findings of the Incident Review Board he ordered to examine all aspects of the Aug. 2 active shooter incident that occurred at the Wright-Patt Medical Center.
Navistar reports solid profits to end 2018

Navistar reports solid profits to end 2018

Navistar reported fourth quarter net income of $188 million in a conference call with investors this morning, up about 40 percent compared to the same quarter in 2017. Company officials reported income for $340 million for the year, compared to income of $30 million last year. The increase was largely driven by a 45-percent increase in truck and bus sales in the U.S.
Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic. Traffic conditions are updated every six minutes on AM 1290 and NEWS 95.7 WHIO. No incidents to report.  On Ohio 734 and the Old U.S. 35 intersection near Jamestown, a vehicle struck a tree around 5:45 a.m.
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: Justin Blake Adkins, 29, of 1006 E. Southern Ave., domestic violence, innocent, continued, bond $1,000; assault, innocent, continued. Charlie R. Arnold, 37, of 1814 Edwards Ave., criminal damaging, innocent, continued. Steven D. Friend, 33, of 502 Rice St.
‘Heroes’ to get discount admission tonight at Clifton Mill lights display

‘Heroes’ to get discount admission tonight at Clifton Mill lights display

Police, firefighters and military members will be honored tonight with discounted admission to the “Heroes Night” at Clifton Mill. Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer and his family will be on hand to flip the switch, turning on the Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill. First responders will receive $2 off on admission from 5 to 9 p.m.
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-DP-1040 - Kari Scott-Manwarren, 315 East St., v. Robert Manwarren, 315 East St., petition for domestic violence civil protection order. 18-DP-1041 - Tamara Brown, 4835 Middle Urbana Road, v. Darrell K. Brown Jr., Tipp City, petition for domestic violence civil protection order. 18-DR-1042 - Darrell K. Brown, Tipp City, v. Tamara J.
Girls Basketball: Improved Catholic Central earns signature win

Girls Basketball: Improved Catholic Central earns signature win

Catholic Central High School girls basketball coach Brandon Peterson knew his team was on the verge of a signature win. On Dec. 8, the Irish led defending Ohio Heritage Conference South Division champion Greeneview in the fourth quarter, but relinquished the lead in the final three minutes and fell 62-51.
Kroger testing unmanned vehicles in quest to speed up deliveries

Kroger testing unmanned vehicles in quest to speed up deliveries

Kroger has started a new step in its move toward more efficient delivery of groceries. The company announced today that, in partnership with robotics company Nuro, it is introducing unmanned vehicles to its test market in Scottsdale, Arizona. Since August, the duo has operated its self-driving Prius fleet, but each had a human operator.
Clark County shelter offers dogs for $20 thanks to donor

Clark County shelter offers dogs for $20 thanks to donor

Clark County families can get a new pet cheaper than usual this holiday season thanks to a donor. The Clark County Dog Shelter is selling at least 10 dogs today for $20. “That’s right, $20 includes their spay/neuter, vaccinations including rabies, worming, microchip with a free lifetime registration, and 2019 Dog License!” a Facebook post by the shelter reads.
New six-year deal provides stability to Navistar and union

New six-year deal provides stability to Navistar and union

Members of the United Auto Workers said Monday the union has approved a six-year deal with Navistar, which local officials said will provide workers in Springfield with needed stability as the truck maker continues its financial rebound.
Clear and chilly overnight; rain returns to end workweek

Clear and chilly overnight; rain returns to end workweek

Clear and chilly overnight Warm and partly cloudy Wednesday Cold, blustery rain with a few snowflakes mixed in by Friday Overnight: Mostly clear and frosty with temperatures in the upper 20s. Wednesday: Cold and frosty start to the day, we’re in the 20s again. An increase of clouds through the day, so we’ll call it a mix of sun and clouds.
Champaign County Pet of the Week

Champaign County Pet of the Week

Chaz is a 1½-year-old female domestic short-haired cat who lives in the Teen Room at PAWS. She has been at the shelter since she was 1 day old and while she gets along with other cats, she still dreams of having her own home away from here. Chaz is a playful, spunky girl. She loves to be brushed and petted and will do well in just about any home. She is up to date on vaccinations.
Clark County Pet of the Week

Clark County Pet of the Week

Meet Holly. She is a Dobie/Rott mix who is looking for a new home today. Her adoption fee is $65 and includes her spay, vaccinations including rabies, worming, microchip with a free lifetime registration and 2019 dog license. Come meet Holly today at the Clark County Dog Shelter, 5201 Urbana Road, in Springfield. Shelter hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 1 to 6 p.m.
New Clark County Municipal Court judge announced

New Clark County Municipal Court judge announced

Governor John R. Kasich announced the appointment of Stephen A. Schumaker of Springfield to serve as a judge on the Clark County Municipal Court, according to a release. Schumaker will take office on Dec. 28 for the term that will end Jan. 1, 2022. He is replacing Judge Eugene S. Nevius, who resigned, read the release.
Clark County kids with special needs get Rotary Christmas celebration

Clark County kids with special needs get Rotary Christmas celebration

Children with special needs and their families deal with an extra set of challenges going into the holiday season — but that’s why the Springfield Rotary Club wanted to make sure they had the Christmas celebration they deserve. The club invited about 160 students in Springfield City and Clark County schools to its 96th Annual Children with Disabilities Christmas Party on Monday.
102 kids served at Champaign County’s Giving Tree event

102 kids served at Champaign County’s Giving Tree event

Family and Children First Council’s second annual Giving Tree event was held Monday to help those who are in need and to get people in the community to adopt families for Christmas. Families and children in need came to the event to get gifts, see Santa, and enjoy cookies and punch. Each child was provided with a coat, hat, gloves, clothes, and non-perishable items.
Local leaders court foreign companies for potential investment here

Local leaders court foreign companies for potential investment here

The Miami Valley already is home to two big names in international trade: Fuyao, the Chinese company that makes automotive windshields, and Honday, the Japanese carmaker that for decades has turned out some of the company’s most popular models here. Now, local economic development agencies are trying to land even more foreign investment, pointing to the success of both Fuyao and Honda.
UAW approves six-year deal with Navistar

UAW approves six-year deal with Navistar

Members of the United Auto Workers confirmed today that the union approved a new, six-year deal with Navistar that includes the local unit in Springfield.
The best handmade gifts we discovered at Urban Handmade

The best handmade gifts we discovered at Urban Handmade

Urban Handmade in Yellow Springs carries work from more than 70 artists and makers specializing in jewelry, accessories, home decor, clothing, handbags, paper goods, bath and body, original art and more.  Their slogan is "power to the artists" and based on the contents of their shop they believe it.
Dayton Mayor Whaley launches group urging Sen. Brown to run for president

Dayton Mayor Whaley launches group urging Sen. Brown to run for president

Two key Ohio Democrats have launched a committee aimed at “drafting” Sen. Sherrod Brown to run for president in 2020. The Committee to Draft Sherrod Brown for President 2020 — led by Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and Cleveland attorney Michael Wager — aims to advocate for Brown’s candidacy and talk about Brown’s key message backing the “dignity of work.
John Boehner bio: Former Speaker, local congressman writing memoir

John Boehner bio: Former Speaker, local congressman writing memoir

Coming soon to a bookstore near you: The Boehner bio. Politico reported Monday that former House Speaker John Boehner is at work on a memoir about his time in Washington, a more than 20 year span lasting from when he was a rabble-rousing freshman lawmaker in 1991 to his retirement as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2015.
Stevens Bakery & Orchard serves up homemade pies

Stevens Bakery & Orchard serves up homemade pies

This family-owned and operated business has an orchard with more than 1,500 fruit trees and sells more than 20 kinds of pie. Location: 7344 Thackery Road, Springfield Contact: www.stevensbakeryandorchard.com, (937) 788-2873 Chris and Sharon Stevens are forty-three years married.
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0638 - Harley Shepherd, Dayton, v. Stevenson Utilities Construction, LLC, Statutory Agent Joy Stevenson, 405 Leander Dr., complaint in excess of $25,000 for disability discrimination. 18-CV-0639 - Allstate Insurance Company v. Jamie Tyree, North Hampton, complaint for $16,097 for damages and injuries to plaintiff’s insured in an auto accident on Dec.
Walmart expands Dayton-area grocery delivery

Walmart expands Dayton-area grocery delivery

Walmart recently expanded its grocery delivery service to the Dayton area in a race to keep up in the grocery wars . Grocers in the Miami Valley have been adding pickup and delivery options over the last several years to keep up with changing consumer habits that favor convenience and speed. The newest move by Walmart brings grocery delivery to shoppers in Dayton, Xenia and Moraine.
Region’s first Wayfair outlet open select hours through December

Region’s first Wayfair outlet open select hours through December

Back by popular demand, the first ever brick-and-mortar Wayfair outlet store will be open every weekend through the end of December. The popular online furniture and decor retailer is scheduled to open early next year, with 2019 hours to be released at a later date, said Wayfair spokeswoman Julie Cassetina.
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED THURSDAY INCLUDED: Martin L. Pechawer, 66, of 453 E. Cecil St., turn and stop signal, guilty; no seat belt, dismissed - prosecutor request. Jennifer Lynn Ahmad, 36, of 729 Sherman Ave., theft, guilty, 30 days jail with 30 days suspended, cost due Feb. 11, 2019. Hank A. Brock, 29, of Dayton, OVI amended to reckless operation, guilty, fine and cost due Jan.
Crews contain fire that broke out in basement of Springfield home

Crews contain fire that broke out in basement of Springfield home

A fire that broke out in the basement of a Springfield home was contained to a dryer in the house, according to a Springfield Fire official.  All occupants were able to safely make it out of the house in the 1200 block of Texas Avenue when the fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. Monday.  Officials said there were no working smoke detectors in the home.
Springfield man indicted in attack on woman

Springfield man indicted in attack on woman

A Springfield man was indicted accused of a violent attack against a woman he knew. Christopher Fenner, 45 was indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court on charges of domestic violence and abduction. He previously pleaded not guilty to similar charges in Clark County Municipal Court. Springfield police began their investigation when they were called to Springfield Regional Medical Center Nov.
2018 Ohio governor’s race most expensive ever

2018 Ohio governor’s race most expensive ever

The 2018 race for governor between Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray set a new record for most expensive governor’s race in Ohio history: $43.5 million raised between the two campaigns. That easily outstrips the previous record of $30.4 million set in 2010. In 2017-18, DeWine, who is currently attorney general, raised $24 million while Cordray pulled in $19.
Tecumseh High School club donates gifts to homeless teens

Tecumseh High School club donates gifts to homeless teens

Tecumseh High School students collected a number of gifts for homeless teens this holiday season. Tecumseh’s Junior Optimist Club collected headphones, hygiene products, clothes and other gifts for a homeless shelter in Dayton.
Ohio may set up violent offender registry

Ohio may set up violent offender registry

Violent offenders would need to self-register — and annually re-register for a decade — under a bill that would establish a database of Ohio’s released murderers and kidnappers. Advocates say such a database could have spared the life of Sierah Joughin, a University of Toledo junior kidnapped and killed in 2016.
COMMENTARY: Tom Stafford’s annual Christmas Carols remake

COMMENTARY: Tom Stafford’s annual Christmas Carols remake

He remains cooped up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London like a Santa in a snug pair of Spanx. But that hasn’t stopped Julian Assange from leaking. And what he leaked this time is bigger than the dope on Hillary’s emails. He leaked the list. THE LIST.
Clark County seeking to keep skilled workers in jobs close to home

Clark County seeking to keep skilled workers in jobs close to home

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Cincinnati confirmed a challenge local economic development officials have been concerned about for years, that skilled workers are leaving Clark County for jobs in neighboring communities.
Areas of fog develop tonight, chilly tomorrow morning

Areas of fog develop tonight, chilly tomorrow morning

Areas of fog developing tonight Chilly Monday morning Pleasant conditions this upcoming week Tonight: Areas of fog developing, and causing reduced visibility to 1/2 mile or less in some areas. May cause difficulty in some areas. It’s expected to clear out by 1 a.m. Otherwise, mostly clear skies and temperatures in the lower 30s, according to Meteorologist Molly Coates.
Student of the Week Northwestern Jr./Sr. High School

Student of the Week Northwestern Jr./Sr. High School

Name: Asa Chen School: Northwestern Jr./Sr. High School Grade: 12 Age: 18 Extra-curricular: Wrestling, Kung Fu, Police Exploring, Marching Band, Younglife Claim to fame/honors: National Honor Society member, Jan Van Gorder Scholar Words you live by: “It doesn’t get easier, you just get better.” “Finish strong.
Father speaks about WSU degree given to Springfield woman killed in murder-suicide

Father speaks about WSU degree given to Springfield woman killed in murder-suicide

Wright State University awarded nearly 1,700 degrees and certificates at its fall commencement Saturday. The graduation included over 1,000 bachelor’s degrees, students from 54 Ohio counties and 28 states, and 221 international students from 24 countries. One diploma was given to the family of a student who couldn’t attend because she was killed in May.
Crews respond to camper fire in Logan County

Crews respond to camper fire in Logan County

Crews responded to a Saturday afternoon camper fire in West Liberty. The fire was reported around 12:20 p.m. in the 4900 block of state Route 287. Initial reports indicated there was ammunition and propane at the location. Dispatchers could not confirm whether anyone was injured.  We are working to learn more and will update this page as information becomes available.
Officer: Books ‘just as vital as Narcan’ for first responders

Officer: Books ‘just as vital as Narcan’ for first responders

It’s hard to know what impact a traumatic event can have on a child, but Jana Gruber has learned a small gift can make a big difference. Gruber is the founder of Books to the Rescue, a Greene County nonprofit organization that is providing children’s books, games and stuffed animals for dozens of police cruisers, fire engines and life squads across the county.
New bill aims to protect pets caught in domestic violence disputes

New bill aims to protect pets caught in domestic violence disputes

A new bill aims to protect pets caught in the center of a domestic violence dispute.  It's a sad reality that many pets face. "We lost her in March 2015," said Stephanie Deeley. Deeley stood next to Congresswoman Katherine Clarke Tuesday in celebration for her sister. After years of documented abuse, Kim Parker was found dead in her home.
Wright-Patterson active shooter report: What to know this morning

Wright-Patterson active shooter report: What to know this morning

New findings about the false active shooter incident on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will be released today. Col. Thomas Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, will brief the findings of the Incident Review Board he ordered to examine all aspects of the Aug. 2 active shooter incident that occurred at the Wright-Patt Medical Center. This is expected to occur before 1 p.m.
Paramedic says co-worker kept nude photos of employees for blackmail

Paramedic says co-worker kept nude photos of employees for blackmail

A central Florida paramedic is accused of collecting nude photos of her co-workers and sharing them with employees while on duty. >> Read more trending news  According to a report, Amy Sherlock admitted to Volusia County investigators she got the photos through a group text she was in with three male former co-workers.
Montana man: Hunter 'mistook him for Bigfoot' and took shots at him

Montana man: Hunter 'mistook him for Bigfoot' and took shots at him

A Montana man shooting at targets Sunday suddenly became a target himself. >> Read more trending news  The 27-year-old man from Helena dived for cover after several bullets landed near him, the Helena Independent Record reported.
Before his death, man leaves girl, 2, Christmas gifts for the next 14 years

Before his death, man leaves girl, 2, Christmas gifts for the next 14 years

A man in Wales made sure he could bring Christmas cheer to a young neighbor long after his death. >> Read more trending news  Ken Watson, 87, died recently, but the family of 2-year-old Cadi Owens was shocked to learn that their elderly neighbor left Christmas presents to give their daughter for the next 14 years, the BBC reported.
Police: 6-month-old girl survives after dad admits trying to drown her in icy pond

Police: 6-month-old girl survives after dad admits trying to drown her in icy pond

Police in Missouri revived a 6-month-old baby found floating in an icy retention pond and arrested the child’s father, who said he had attempted to drown his daughter, KMBC reported. >> Read more trending news  Jonathon Stephen Zicarelli, 28, of Greenwood, is accused of first-degree domestic assault, the Kansas City Star reported.
Graceland expansion discussed at Memphis City Council meeting

Graceland expansion discussed at Memphis City Council meeting

A possible expansion of Graceland would mean more jobs and economic growth. >> Read more trending news  The future of the home of rock ’n’ roll legend Elvis Presley was up for discussion during Tuesday’s Memphis City Council meeting.
Watch: Train crashes into tractor-trailer in Texas

Watch: Train crashes into tractor-trailer in Texas

The driver of a tractor-trailer that stalled on railroad tracks in a Texas town escaped injury when his vehicle was hit by a train Tuesday afternoon, KOSA reported. >> Read more trending news  According to Midland officials, the driver of the truck scrambled out of the train’s way in time and called 911, the television station reported.
New Mexico teen wins ‘The Voice’

New Mexico teen wins ‘The Voice’

A New Mexico teenager won the season finale of “The Voice” on Tuesday night, People reported.
California woman charged after daughter, 8, killed by train

California woman charged after daughter, 8, killed by train

A California woman was arrested on felony child neglect charges Tuesday after her 8-year-old daughter was killed by a train near downtown Fresno, KFSN reported. >> Read more trending news  Joy Frances Collins, 44, had urged her daughter and 9-year-old son to cross the tracks Monday around 6 p.m.
New York City mom gives potential car thief 'a whoopin''

New York City mom gives potential car thief 'a whoopin''

Don’t mess around with an angry mom, especially if you are trying to steal her vehicle. >> Read more trending news  A New York City mother taking her son to school, seeing a man attempting to steal her SUV, dragged him out of the vehicle and pinned him to the ground until police arrived, WABC reported.
Man caught trying to sell stolen appliances on Facebook, police say

Man caught trying to sell stolen appliances on Facebook, police say

Facebook can be a great place to sell household appliances -- but it's not a great venue to sell stolen ones. >> Read more trending news  Police said a New Mexico man, in a “dumb move,” broke into a house, stole some appliances and then tried to sell them to undercover Rio Rancho police officers on Facebook, KRQE reported.
Bath Twp. vote on fire contracts tonight will end Fairborn agreement

Bath Twp. vote on fire contracts tonight will end Fairborn agreement

Bath Twp. trustees are expected to approve new contracts tonight for fire and EMS service, ending a long-standing relationship with the city of Fairborn. Contracts agreements were reached this week with Bethel, Miami and Beavercreek townships, and Bath Twp. trustees will consider approving the agreements at their meeting tonight.
Texas deputies find stolen meat in glove compartment, under driver's seat

Texas deputies find stolen meat in glove compartment, under driver's seat

A roast in the glove compartment. A T-bone steak under the driver’s seat. And a Texas man in a lot of trouble. >> Read more trending news  A 52-year-old man was arrested Sunday after police found $1,188 worth of beef, pork and shrimp in a car in which he was a passenger, KHOU reported.
Ford builds hi-tech doghouse with noise-cancelling technology for excitable canines

Ford builds hi-tech doghouse with noise-cancelling technology for excitable canines

Dogs are often frightened by loud noises such as fireworks and gunshots because most have such sensitive hearing.  >> Read more trending news  Now the Ford Motor Co. has come up with a prototype for a so-called quiet kennel, a space where loud noises are muted allowing distressed dogs to relax.

HS Roundup 12/18: Curtis scores 47 in Xenia win

UC commit Samari Curtis exploded for 47 points in the Xenia’s 100-90 win versus West Carrollton in boys basketball on Tuesday. Daviohn Boccara added 15 points for Xenia. Ryan Brown had 33 points and James Hall 20 for West Carrollton, which had four players in double-digit scoring.

HS Scores 12/18: Jefferson boys pick up first win

Boys Basketball Tuesday’s Results Bethel 73, Franklin Monroe 53 Catholic Central 73, Greenon 43: Rice (G) 18; Eichey (CC) 22. Colerain 70, Northwest 64, OT Emmanuel Christian 69, Yellow Springs 36: Davis (EC) 21. Harrison 51, Edgewood 50: Gambrell (E) 23; S. Kinnett (H) 20. Jefferson 60, Dayton Christian 52: Richardson (J) 24.
Wright State beats Morehead State as Gentry, Love lead the way

Wright State beats Morehead State as Gentry, Love lead the way

Wright State still can’t seem to shake its first-half doldrums, allowing Morehead State to take a three-point halftime lead with a late flurry. But Cole Gentry and Louden Love fueled a strong second-half surge to lead the Raiders to a 78-67 win Tuesday. Gentry scored 11 of his 19 points and Love 13 of his 18 after halftime.
Endangered missing adult alert canceled after Summit County man found safe

Endangered missing adult alert canceled after Summit County man found safe

An Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been canceled after an 85-year-old Summit County man was found safe. An endangered missing adult alert has been issued for an 85-year-old Summit County man. Wesley Florian was last seen leaving his residence on Sumner Parkway in the city of Copley. Florian is 5-feet-8, 155 pounds, and has gray hair and blue eyes.
Mueller investigation: Michael Flynn under new travel restrictions, reports say

Mueller investigation: Michael Flynn under new travel restrictions, reports say

A federal judge agreed to delay sentencing for President Donald Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI. Flynn resigned from his post in the Trump administration in February 2017 after serving just 24 days in office.
‘I hope you die,’ woman yells at husband as she kills him, reports say

‘I hope you die,’ woman yells at husband as she kills him, reports say

An Arizona woman is jailed on charges of shooting and killing her husband during an argument Friday night at a home in Peoria, according to news reports. >> Read more trending news  Christine Eve Ann Deason, 46, allegedly yelled, “I hope you die,” after shooting her husband multiple times, KNXV-TV reported.
2 Chicago officers killed by train didn’t see it coming, officials say

2 Chicago officers killed by train didn’t see it coming, officials say

As two Chicago police officers tried to locate the source of gunshots on the city’s South Side Monday night, they scrambled up an embankment and onto a set of southbound train tracks, walking south and keeping an eye on a northbound train as they searched for the potential shooter.
2 medical examiner employees resign after taking photo with dismembered man’s head

2 medical examiner employees resign after taking photo with dismembered man’s head

Two employees with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are out of a job after one took a photo of the other posing with the dismembered head of a homicide victim, WSB-TV reported. >> Read more trending news  The former medical examiner employees, who have not been named, were allowed to resign instead of being fired following an internal investigation, WSB reported.
Police officer in kayak rescues woman from sinking car

Police officer in kayak rescues woman from sinking car

A quick-thinking Michigan police officer rescued a woman from a car that was sinking in the Detroit River. Police received a call Monday afternoon reporting that a car had driven into the river. A Trenton police sergeant was the first to arrive at the scene. He saw that the car was sinking and a woman was trapped inside, a Trenton police spokesperson told WXYZ-TV.
Ursid meteor shower: How and when to watch the last shooting stars of the year

Ursid meteor shower: How and when to watch the last shooting stars of the year

The Christmas holidays just got a bit brighter. Don’t miss the Ursid meteor shower, expected to peak Friday and Saturday, for your final ticket to catch 2018’s shooting stars. >> Read more trending news  The meteors radiate (or originate) from a region close to the constellation Ursa Minor, also known as the Little Dipper. The Ursids are active annually between Dec.
Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw reached out to Pete Davidson after concerning Instagram post

Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw reached out to Pete Davidson after concerning Instagram post

“Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson has been surrounded by support after  he made a concerning Instagram post over the weekend. Dan Crenshaw, representative-elect for Texas’s 2nd Congressional District, is among them. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Crenshaw spoke to KPRC in Houston Monday and said he called Davidson and spoke with him.
7 things to remember about Wright-Patt false active shooter scenario

7 things to remember about Wright-Patt false active shooter scenario

New findings about the false active shooter incident on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in August will be released Wednesday. Col. Thomas Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, will brief the findings of the Incident Review Board he ordered to examine all aspects of the Aug. 2 active shooter incident that occurred at the Wright-Patt Medical Center.
Sword-wielding man arrested after throwing weed wacker, other items at officers

Sword-wielding man arrested after throwing weed wacker, other items at officers

Philadelphia police say they arrested a man who barricaded himself in his home and threw several items at them, including a weed wacker, after a four-hour standoff. >> Read more trending news  Police responded Monday evening to a report of a man high on narcotics and in possession of a sword.
Cincinnati Bengals place 15th player on injured reserve this season

Cincinnati Bengals place 15th player on injured reserve this season

The Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday placed rookie linebacker Malik Jefferson on injured reserve with foot injury. Jefferson, the 15th Bengal to be placed on IR this season, injured his foot in Sunday’s win over the Raiders . Jefferson, a third-round pick out of the University of Texas, played in 12 games this season.
Trump administration moves to officially ban bump stocks

Trump administration moves to officially ban bump stocks

The Trump administration moved Tuesday to ban bump stocks -- devices that can make semi-automatic firearms fire at a rate similar to automatic weapons -- under a federal law that also bans machine guns, Justice Department officials said in a news release. Acting U.S.
Backups reported on I-75 from crashes in Auglaize, Miami counties

Backups reported on I-75 from crashes in Auglaize, Miami counties

The crash on I-75 South in Auglaize County has cleared and all lanes of the highway are now open, according to dispatchers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  One person was flown to Miami Valley Hospital by a CareFlight helicopter from the scene, however their condition was not immediately known.  All lanes of the highway reopened before 4:10 p.m.
Century Bar could be movin’ on up — literally

Century Bar could be movin’ on up — literally

The co-owner of one of downtown Dayton’s most celebrated establishments says the i's have not been dotted and the t's have not been crossed on a plan that would see the business move and more than double its size.  Joe Head of the Century Bar, 10 S. Jefferson St., said that media reports about the business’ expansion into a space next door are premature.
Versatile rookie Hubbard blossoming for Bengals

Versatile rookie Hubbard blossoming for Bengals

When Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Bill Lazor walked through the locker room after Sunday’s win against the Oakland Raiders , he paused behind a small group of media members interviewing defensive end Sam Hubbard, caught his attention and mouthed, “I tried.
Family offers reward after burglar steals dog from home

Family offers reward after burglar steals dog from home

Members of a Dallas family are offering a reward in hopes of being reunited with their dog after a burglar broke into their home and stole him. >> Read more trending news  The unknown thief broke into the Alvarado family’s home sometime Friday and stole Smokey, its American pocket bully, Diana Alvarado told local media.
College football recruiting: 5 things to know about the early signing period

College football recruiting: 5 things to know about the early signing period

High school football players across the country are set to lock in their college choices Wednesday, decisions that will be felt near and wide.  Here is what you need to know from a local and regional perspective as the second early signing period for college football takes place:  1. Ohio State has another strong class — but not as strong as usual.
Who is Mathew Golsteyn and why is Trump tweeting about him?

Who is Mathew Golsteyn and why is Trump tweeting about him?

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that he would be looking into the case of a former Green Beret officer who is facing a murder charge in the death of suspected bomb maker in Afghanistan in 2010. >> Read more trending news Trump said he would review the case of Army Maj. Mathew L. Golsteyn who, during his service in Afghanistan, was awarded the Silver Star for valor.
Medical helicopter requested to reported crash near Troy

Medical helicopter requested to reported crash near Troy

A CareFlight medical helicopter has been requested to a reported single-vehicle crash on South Market Street near Troy Tuesday afternoon.  The crash was reported around 1:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Market Street near the Joe Johnson Chevrolet dealership, according to initial reports.
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