Man accused in Clark County robberies indicted

A suspect in a local pharmacy robbery was indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court last week. Dasean Whitehead, 19, of Cincinnati, faces a charge of aggravated robbery. Whitehead and James Taylor, 21, of Dayton, were arrested in connection to a robbery at the Enon Rite Aid Earlier this month. Taylor was sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official...


Election profile: Down in the polls, Renacci’s colleagues say he’s used to uphill battles

Election profile: Down in the polls, Renacci’s colleagues say he’s used to uphill battles

U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci arrived in Congress in 2010 with a goal: He wanted to get on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, which writes the nation’s tax laws. One of the few CPAs in Congress, he felt he had the expertise. But he was told he was too new, to let it go. He couldn’t. So every week, Renacci, now Sen. Sherrod Brown’s Republican opponent for Senate, sent a letter and...
Election profile:  Sen. Brown uses connections to win over those who think he’s ‘ruthless’ progressive

Election profile:  Sen. Brown uses connections to win over those who think he’s ‘ruthless’ progressive

After a recent appearance on MSNBC’s Hardball, a reporter asked Sen. Sherrod Brown about a Mediterranean restaurant in Dayton. Brown reached for his IPhone and left Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley a voice mail: “Why haven’t you ever told me about this great restaurant?” Acquaintances say that is vintage Brown: scribbling notes, calling people, emailing and staying in touch with both...
Greenon set to host ceremony to kick off construction of new school

Greenon set to host ceremony to kick off construction of new school

Greenon Local Schools will host a groundbreaking ceremony for their new $50 million school this week. The ceremony will take place Wednesday night at 6 p.m. at the current Indian Valley Intermediate School campus. “Along with the community, the Board of Education and staff have been eagerly anticipating this important moment in our district’s history,” said Dennis Henry, Greenon...
Wittenberg Tigers blast Kenyon 45-3 to improve to 3-0

Wittenberg Tigers blast Kenyon 45-3 to improve to 3-0

Wittenberg University junior Nick Kendall knew he had to pay homage to the players who came before him. After finishing a 75-yard touchdown run, Kendall ran over the alumni section in attendance for Champions Night where he gave high-fives to multiple former Tigers football players. Kendall finished with 113 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries as the 14th-ranked Tigers cruised to a 45-3 victory...
Looking back in Springfield: No liquor in Clark County

Looking back in Springfield: No liquor in Clark County

Ohio’s Rose Laws, passed in 1908, let counties vote individually about allowing alcohol sales. Clark County was one of thirty-five to go dry by 1909, which meant saloons across the county shuttered their doors.  This particular saloon on Fountain, one of many on the street closed by the local vote, is shown here in August advertising upcoming events including Barnum and Bailey, a &ldquo...
Performing Arts Center celebrates 25 years, symbolizes Springfield, Clark County’s dedication to arts

Performing Arts Center celebrates 25 years, symbolizes Springfield, Clark County’s dedication to arts

What was envisioned as a centerpiece for downtown Springfield to expand art options in the city is 25 years later attracting national and international performances including Broadway shows, making the Clark State Performing Arts Center a showcase facility in Ohio. “For the 25th anniversary, I tried to touch upon as many genres as possible to make it a diverse season with a broad stroke of different...
Endangered missing child advisory canceled for Hamilton County 4-year-old

Endangered missing child advisory canceled for Hamilton County 4-year-old

The endangered missing child advisory issued for four-year-old Syiaer Domineack out of Hamilton County has been canceled. Domineack has been found safe, according to a release. An endangered missing child advisory has been issued for a four-year-old boy out of Hamilton County. Syiaer Domineack, 4, was last seen at his grandparent’s home, who have emergency custody of Syiaer. The child was taken...
Companies rush to fill holiday jobs during worker shortage

Companies rush to fill holiday jobs during worker shortage

Fighting low unemployment and stiff competition for workers, local companies are scrambling to hire thousands of seasonal workers before the biggest shopping season of the year. The hiring spree that spans several industries is happening earlier than most years and is requiring companies to offer incentives and flexible hours to entice job applicants for the mostly part-time work. Stores like Kohl&rsquo...
Showers and storms return

Showers and storms return

Staying clear this evening Clouds and showers roll in from the south overnight Chance for stronger storms arrives on Tuesday Tonight: Clouds expected to roll in overnight along with the chance for showers increasing by tomorrow morning. Temperatures hold steady near 60 degrees with cooler temperatures to the north and warmer temperaturest o the south.  Monday: Cloudy skies with showers...
Student of the Week Graham High School

Student of the Week Graham High School

Name: Chase Adams School: Graham High School Grade: 12 Age: 17 Extra-curricular: Basketball, Baseball, Student Senate, Freshman Focus Claim to fame/honors: 2nd team CBC, Falcon Pride Student of the Month, Honor Roll, perfect attendance for all of high school Words you live by: “The true test of a man’s character is how he handles adversity.” Toughest challenge: Having two surgeries...
Athlete of the Week Graham High School

Athlete of the Week Graham High School

Name: Brady Oder School: Graham High School Grade: 12 Age: 17 Sports: Soccer, Bowling Claim to fame/honors: 1st Team CBC; 1st Team District Words you live by: “Live, Laugh, Love.” Toughest opponent: Life Biggest influence: My parents Game-day rituals: Just think about the game What’s on your bedroom walls: Paint and medals When I’m bored I like to … Watch Netflix Favorite...
Firefighters battle fully involved barn fire in Clark County

Firefighters battle fully involved barn fire in Clark County

Firefighters battled a fully involved barn fire in Springfield Township Saturday. Crews responded to the fire located in the 700 block of North Bird Road around 7 p.m., according to Clark County dispatchers. There were not animals inside the barn, but it was filled with hay, said dispatch.
3 things to know: Crimes in Clark County and Springfield this week

3 things to know: Crimes in Clark County and Springfield this week

The Springfield Police Division and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office investigated numerous crimes this week in the area. Here are three crimes covered by the Springfield News-Sun this week that were investigated by the policing agencies. Jacob Mott, 23, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with felonious assault and receiving stolen property. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and his...
Nearly 2 dozen communities on display at Springfield’s annual CultureFest

Nearly 2 dozen communities on display at Springfield’s annual CultureFest

The Xclusive Dance Crew spent three days a week rehearsing over a six-month period in preparation for the annual CultureFest event in downtown Springfield. The hip-hop dance group was an example of the commitment shown by many who were part of the Saturday event showcasing nearly two dozen cultures. “It’s the love and support from the community that have kept us coming here for five or...
Champaign County economic group creates new position to link students to local manufacturing jobs

Champaign County economic group creates new position to link students to local manufacturing jobs

The Champaign Economic Partnership has created a new, part-time position to better connect students in Champaign County with opportunities at area businesses. Ashley Cook will serve as a business liaison as part of a larger effort to identify potential workers for the county’s manufacturing industry. The CEP is a nonprofit focused on economic development in Champaign County. MORE: New mobile...
STAFFORD: Springfield author chronicles history of Ohio agriculture; will discuss at library event

STAFFORD: Springfield author chronicles history of Ohio agriculture; will discuss at library event

At 6 p.m. Tuesday, Springfielder Timothy Thoresen will be in the Gaier Room of the Clark County Public Library to discuss how the family farm fits into the larger history of Ohio agriculture. The scholarly knowledge he brings to the subject was learned in the 14 years it took him to research and write “River, Reaper, Rail,” released this year by the University of Akron Press. In that book...
Springfield Then & Now: From Lutheran church to Executive Inn

Springfield Then & Now: From Lutheran church to Executive Inn

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church was once located at the southeast corner of Columbia and Plum. It was founded on March 1, 1851 after breaking off from St. John’s Lutheran and after having a couple of temporary locations, construction began on the church, which was dedicated on December 22, 1867.  Plans were made for a new building in 1956 on the same spot, but since there were already...
Springfield’s Rocking Horse gets $50,000 to help kids impacted by drugs

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. “We are...
Cooler, fall-like weekend

Cooler, fall-like weekend

Sunshine emerges tomorrow along with comfortable temperatures Rain rolls in from the south by Monday morning Chance for stronger storms arrives Tuesday Tonight: Clouds recede towards the south with chilly air creeping in from the north. Some location towards the north could dip into the mid to upper 40s. The low for Dayton is right around 50 degrees. Sunday: A chilly start but overall nice...
Hurricane relief donation collection at Company 7 BBQ in Englewood

Hurricane relief donation collection at Company 7 BBQ in Englewood

Hurricane relief donations are being collected in the Dayton area on Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Ohio Senior Resources, in collaboration with God’s Grace Food Pantry, will be in the back parking lot of Company 7 BBQ, 1001 S. Main Street, to collect toiletries and essential items for hurricane relief in North Carolina, according to a release. The items...
Glass makes most of second chance to lift Shawnee past Northwestern

Glass makes most of second chance to lift Shawnee past Northwestern

An athlete rarely gets a second chance to be a hero, especially on the football field. But that’s exactly where Shawnee High School junior Robie Glass found himself on Friday night against Northwestern. With Shawnee trailing 35-34 with 39 seconds remaining, Braves sophomore Drew Mitch — playing quarterback for the first time the entire game — lofted the ball in the air along the...
Springfield beats Lebanon to stay undefeated

Springfield beats Lebanon to stay undefeated

The Springfield Wildcats reached the midway point of the regular season with a second straight dominant performance, blanking Lebanon 28-0 on Friday at Evans Stadium. How does it feel to be 5-0, a feat unparalleled in the 11-year history of the new high school? That was the question quarterback Raheim Moss faced after the game. "It's a blessing," Moss. "It's just about how hard we work...
Trooper on I-70 Fatal Crash: ‘You have no chance against a car like that’

Trooper on I-70 Fatal Crash: ‘You have no chance against a car like that’

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is asking anyone who has information about the fatal pedestrian strike on I-70 near South Vienna — to come forward. The accident killed a 51-year-old Columbus man, identified as Bradley Liebling. OSP Springfield Post Commander Lt. Brian Aller, said they do not have a description of the suspect or a description of the suspect’s vehicle, other than that it would...
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...
Holy Guacamole! 200-pound turtle to be released after treatment at Florida zoo

Holy Guacamole! 200-pound turtle to be released after treatment at Florida zoo

Florida's Brevard Zoo will release a 200-pound sea turtle named “Guacamole” into the ocean Monday. >> Need something to lift your spirits? Read more uplifting news  The green sea turtle was found in February at Lori Wilson Park in Cocoa Beach. Guacamole had several cuts and was missing most of one of her flippers. She was treated at the Brevard Zoo for seven months...
FBI joins search for missing North Carolina boy with special needs

FBI joins search for missing North Carolina boy with special needs

The search for a 6-year-old North Carolina boy who vanished from a Gastonia park will continue for a third day on Monday. Maddox Ritch was last seen at Rankin Lake Park on Saturday with his father and a friend. Overnight, dozens of people continued to look for the child, and more than two dozen agencies are helping with the search and investigation. Police said Maddox was with his father and...
High school cross country runner dies after collapsing at meet

High school cross country runner dies after collapsing at meet

A high school cross country runner from North Carolina died Sunday morning, hours after she collapsed at a meet in Charlotte, Moore County School officials said. Officials said Samantha Davis died around 12:30 a.m. at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center. Davis, a senior from Union Pines High School, was competing in the Hare & Hounds Invitational on Saturday morning at McAlpine Park in Charlotte...
Teen injured in crash that kills father months after losing mother

Teen injured in crash that kills father months after losing mother

Doctors are treating a Georgia teenager after a deadly car crash that killed his father. Kevin Buice, 19, of Walton County, is in the hospital with broken bones. Last Saturday night, his father, Richard, picked him up from his manager shift at a local Domino's Pizza.  As they were driving home, a car reportedly crossed into their lane. It slammed head-on into their car, pinning both...
New Yorker: Another woman alleges sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh during college years

New Yorker: Another woman alleges sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh during college years

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is under fire as accusations about sexual misconduct cloud what was expected to be a simple process.   >> Read more trending news  The controversy continues to grow as the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares to hold a 10 a.m. Thursday hearing in which a female accuser from his high school years will testify regarding alleged sexual...
Fire department surprises 3-year-old with birthday party after guests cancel at last minute

Fire department surprises 3-year-old with birthday party after guests cancel at last minute

The Harrisburg Fire Department in North Carolina surprised a 3-year-old with a birthday party after several of his classmates canceled Sunday.  Melissa Reid said she received several text messages the morning of her son's birthday party from parents, letting her know her son's classmates couldn't make it.  >> Need something to lift your spirits? Read more uplifting news ...

COMMENTARY: Looking to the future of transportation

A recent column on this page discussed traffic congestion and how it happens. In my opinion, traffic congestion in our nation’s urban areas is a classic byproduct of sprawl and our reluctance to regionally manage growth as it relates to the use of land. Dayton is a prime example of this phenomenon, as over the past 40 to 60 years we have consumed enormous amounts of land in nearly all directions...
Man is brutally beaten on street corner after woman spits on him, video shows

Man is brutally beaten on street corner after woman spits on him, video shows

A man is recovering after being beaten Saturday on a busy street corner.  Ismail Godinj, 25, is seen in surveillance video from a nearby deli crossing a street when he is spit upon by a woman on the corner, WCBS reported.  >> Read more trending news  Godinj looks to the ground, then says something to the woman before two men push him to the ground and start punching him repeatedly...
Boston officer taken to hospital after being shot

Boston officer taken to hospital after being shot

Boston police responded after an officer was shot in the South End on Sunday, police say. Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said the officer was shot in the calf. Police confirmed the officer was taken to the hospital, but his injuries weren't believed to be life-threatening. >> Read more trending news  A suspect was taken into custody after shooting the officer and barricading himself...
Reds blanked by Marlins, 6-0

Reds blanked by Marlins, 6-0

The Marlins became the first major league team to draw fewer than 1 million fans at home since the 2004 Montreal Expos, beating the Cincinnati Reds 6-0 Sunday before 13,595 to complete the Miami portion of their schedule in Derek Jeter’s first season as chief executive officer. “Obviously we would like to fill it up every day, but I know it’s the first year of what we’re doing...
Student lies under flag to make sure it doesn’t touch the ground

Student lies under flag to make sure it doesn’t touch the ground

Amanda Reallan was waiting in the parking lot to pick up her children from school when she saw an act of patriotism she had to capture a photo of. >> Read more trending news  Three fifth-grade boys were struggling as they removed and worked to fold the American flag when one of them lay under it to make sure it did not touch the ground. “We’ve had a bunch of close calls,&rdquo...
Police warn parents after finding drugs designed to look like candy

Police warn parents after finding drugs designed to look like candy

Police are warning parents after confiscating drugs stamped to look like candy in the shape of animated characters. >> Read more trending news  Hapeville police recovered two guns, one of which was stolen, cash and drugs in a raid Friday.  “The pills and lollipops are designed to look like candy,” officials said in a post on Facebook. “Parents, teachers and Coaches...
Tiger Woods: Some fun facts to know

Tiger Woods: Some fun facts to know

Tiger Woods ended a five-year victory drought when he won the Tour Championship on Sunday. >> Read more trending news  By finishing two shots ahead of Billy Horschel with a 1-over-par 71 and an 11-under-par 269 for the tournament, Woods earned his 80th career win on the PGA Tour, second only behind Sam Snead’s 82. It was Woods’ first victory on tour since he captured the World...
Tour Championship: Woods by a whisker

Tour Championship: Woods by a whisker

Tiger Woods clawed his way to the Tour Championship, clinging to the lead all day and surviving a couple of rattling back-nine bogies. >> Read more trending news  Woods led by as many as five strokes on the final round but saw his lead cut to two strokes. He ended the day two shots over Billy Horschel. The throng cheered him up the fairway and chanted "Tiger! Tiger! Tiger!" as...
Kettering abortion provider appeals ruling that would force closure

Kettering abortion provider appeals ruling that would force closure

The Dayton-area’s lone abortion provider has appealed a Montgomery County judge’s decision in late August to uphold a state ruling that would force its closure. The clinic is expected to remain open during the appeal process, lawyers for Women’s Med said. MORE: These local fire departments are looking for more full-timers, matching a larger trend In 2016, Judge Mary Wiseman allowed...
Kettering facility hoping legislation can provide financial boost

Kettering facility hoping legislation can provide financial boost

A local facility that specializes in the treatment of babies experiencing withdrawal could get a financial boost from legislation that passed in the U.S. Senate this week. Brigid’s Path, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary at 3601 S Dixie Dr., is not eligible to receive Medicaid reimbursement. It relies heavily on donations from individuals and foundations, said Jill Kingston...
Tennessee man arrested for setting fire to daughter's wheelchair while she was in it

Tennessee man arrested for setting fire to daughter's wheelchair while she was in it

A Tennessee man was arrested Thursday and charged with setting fire to his daughter’s wheelchair while she was in it, WCYB reported. >> Read more trending news  Timothy Shane Medley, 41, was indicted by a Giles County grand jury for aggravated assault, abuse of an adult, felony reckless endangerment, reckless aggravated assault and burning personal property. According to the ...
Clues sought for missing Miamisburg woman after year of police probe

Clues sought for missing Miamisburg woman after year of police probe

Police are seeking more clues from the public on the one-year anniversary since they began investigating the disappearance of a Miamisburg woman. Despite numerous extensive searches involving state and federal law enforcement, Chelsey Coe’s whereabouts has remained a mystery to Miamisburg police since she was reported missing Sept. 24, 2017, a week before her 26th birthday. Coe’s mother...
Report: Steelers listening to trade offers for Le'Veon Bell

Report: Steelers listening to trade offers for Le'Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly listening to trade offers for Le'Veon Bell, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.  >> Read more trending news  The news was made public Sunday morning, just hours after Bell sent out a questionable tweet saying that he just wants to be appreciated. The running back, who hasn't been with the team at all this season, posted: "sometimes a simple...
Newton’s 4 TDs lift Panthers over Bengals

Newton’s 4 TDs lift Panthers over Bengals

Panthers coach Ron Rivera wanted a little something more from his offense, which is why he turned to his old boss Norv Turner as the team’s new coordinator this season. Rivera, who once coached under Turner in San Diego, said he got exactly what he was hoping for Sunday. Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others , Christian McCaffrey racked up a career-high 184 yards rushing...
Florence aftermath: Dead fish pile up on North Carolina interstate 

Florence aftermath: Dead fish pile up on North Carolina interstate 

In the aftermath of Florence, crews in North Carolina are now facing a unique cleanup challenge after the storm: Dead fish on a highway. >> Read more trending news  Since flooding overwhelmed many roads, including I-40, many fish were left stranded on the asphalt as waters receded, according to the Penderlea Fire Department in North Carolina. “Well, we can add &lsquo...
Game schedule: Week 6 high school football

Game schedule: Week 6 high school football

Oakwood at Brookville, 7 p.m., ABC 22 / FOX 45, Ch. 45.2, Ch. 995 (Spectrum), Ch. 44 (Dish), mytvdayton.com Alter at Cin. Purcell Marian at Cin. Walnut Hills, OhioSportsline.net/ Arcanum at Bethel Bellbrook at Valley View, radio1.gemcitysports.com Bellefontaine at Kenton Ridge Benjamin Logan at Indian Lake Butler at Greenville Carroll at Badin Catholic Central at Madison Plains Cedarville at...
Florida industrial worker dies in fall into asphalt machine

Florida industrial worker dies in fall into asphalt machine

An industrial worker in Florida died Saturday after falling into an asphalt machine, the Miami Herald reported. >> Read more trending news  Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel responded to a call about “an extreme fall” at the scene at 10:46 a.m., fire rescue spokeswoman Lt. Kirsten Miller told the newspaper. Detectives said they were unsure how the worker fell into the machine...
Rest in peace? Six Flags St. Louis offers $300 for spending 30 hours in coffin

Rest in peace? Six Flags St. Louis offers $300 for spending 30 hours in coffin

In the 1942 film “The Corpse Vanishes,” actor Bela Lugosi explains that he finds a coffin “much more comfortable than a bed.” >> Read more trending news  Six Flags St. Louis is seeking people who find lying in coffins within their comfort level. The Missouri theme park announced on its website Friday that to celebrate the 30th year of Fright Fest, it will...
Florida man gets 20 years in state prison for stealing $600 worth of cigarettes

Florida man gets 20 years in state prison for stealing $600 worth of cigarettes

A Florida man convicted of stealing $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store was sentenced to 20 years in state prison, the Pensacola News Journal reported. >> Read more trending news  Robert Spellman, 48, was convicted in August of burglary and grand theft for the Dec. 28 incident, the newspaper reported. The length of the sentence was based on Spellman’s 14 felony...
Report: Ohio State discussing ‘coach-in-waiting’ scenario with Ryan Day

Report: Ohio State discussing ‘coach-in-waiting’ scenario with Ryan Day

Ryan Day returned to his role as Ohio State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Saturday after leading the Buckeyes to a 3-0 start.  He was filling in for head coach Urban Meyer, who was suspended after a university investigation found he mismanaged the employment of receivers coach Zach Smith.  >>GAME STORY: Ohio State crushes Tulane to improve to 4-0 | 5 things to know...
Indiana bus driver arrested on suspicion of letting students drive vehicle

Indiana bus driver arrested on suspicion of letting students drive vehicle

An Indiana bus driver was arrested Friday, accused of allowing three teenagers to drive her bus, the Chicago Tribune reported. >> Read more trending news  Joandrea McAtee, 27, was arrested by the Porter County Sheriff’s Office and charged with felony neglect of a dependent after she allegedly let three students, ages 11, 13 and 17, drive her vehicle, the newspaper reported. Videos...
Florence aftermath: Good Samaritan who sheltered animals during storm arrested

Florence aftermath: Good Samaritan who sheltered animals during storm arrested

A North Carolina woman was arrested Friday after authorities said she ran an illegal operation while sheltering animals during Florence, the News-Argus of Goldsboro reported. >> Read more trending news  Tammie Hedges, the founder of Crazy’s Claws N Paws in Goldsboro, was charged with 12 misdemeanor counts of practicing veterinary medicine without a license and one count...
Georgia Uber driver accused of stabbing 2 customers

Georgia Uber driver accused of stabbing 2 customers

An Uber driver is accused of stabbing two of her customers last Sunday in east Georgia, the Augusta Chronicle reported. Shaunisha Danielle Brown, 29, of Augusta, faces two counts of aggravated assault, the newspaper reported. She’s accused of stabbing two people in the 5000 block of Reynolds Way, according to a Grovetown police incident report obtained by the Chronicle...
Which personality type are you? New study reveals 4 core groupings

Which personality type are you? New study reveals 4 core groupings

You may be familiar with Myers-Briggs’ 16 different personality types, but new research published this week in the journal Nature Human Behavior shows there are four distinct personality clusters most individuals around the globe adhere to best. Psychologists and engineers at Northwestern University in Illinois sought to “develop an alternative approach to the identification...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen gives $30M to house homeless, low-income families

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen gives $30M to house homeless, low-income families

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is spending $30 million to house 94 homeless and low-income families in south Seattle. The Seattle Times reports that Allen’s donation to the Mount Baker Family Housing development is the largest funding piece for the project. Allen has been partnered with the project throughout its design process. Mercy Housing Northwest and Mary’s Place...
Nordstrom's taped-up, $530 'distressed' shoes sell out

Nordstrom's taped-up, $530 'distressed' shoes sell out

Update 11:11 a.m. EDT Sept. 23:  They looked like trash, but they sold like gold.Nordstrom's "Golden Goose Superstar Taped Sneaker" has sold out, according to the department store's website. The shoes sold for $530 online and were manufactured to look worn out and scuffed with duct tape across the wearer's toes. Original report: If you're looking to buy a pair of trashed sneakers...
18-month-old found alone in shopping cart in Target parking lot

18-month-old found alone in shopping cart in Target parking lot

Police are investigating after a child was found in a shopping cart alone outside a Target in Massachusetts. Authorities said the boy, who is about 18 months old, was found around 1 p.m. Saturday in Easton. The boy was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for further evaluation, but police said he appeared to be unharmed. Authorities said two men and two women were seen on security camera from...
Cincinnati Bengals: 5 storylines to watch in today’s game at Carolina

Cincinnati Bengals: 5 storylines to watch in today’s game at Carolina

The Cincinnati Bengals are looking for their first 3-0 start in three years when they face the Carolina Panthers on the road Sunday. The Bengals opened the 2015 season 8-0 and went on to make the playoffs for a fifth straight year but haven’t been back since. This season already feels much different than a year ago when they finished 7-9 for a second consecutive time. Instead of an 0-2 start...
Ohio State notes: Haskins continues to showcase accuracy

Ohio State notes: Haskins continues to showcase accuracy

J.T. Barrett broke almost all the school passing records the last four seasons, not to mention a bunch of Big Ten marks. The way he’s playing in his first season as a starter, Dwayne Haskins won’t stick around the college game long enough to challenge any career marks. Haskins continued to compile stats worthy of the Heisman Trophy in his fourth start, leading the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes...
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