Graham schools taking steps for a third levy attempt in November

Graham is going back on the ballot in hopes the community will pass a levy it has rejected twice before. The Graham Local Schools Board of Education voted on Wednesday to take the next steps to place a 1 percent income tax increase on the ballot in November. PREVIOUS: Election 2018: Graham schools levy request “Our need did not go away with our loss in May,” Graham Superintendent Kirk...


Endangered Missing Adult Alert canceled for northern Ohio man, 83

Endangered Missing Adult Alert canceled for northern Ohio man, 83

The endangered missing adult alert was canceled for 83-year-old Shelden Kamen, who was found, according to the Aurora Police Department. A statewide Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been issued for an 83-year-old northern Ohio man who hasn't been seen since he left his residence Friday morning.  Sheldon Kamen was last seen about 10:30 a.m. when he was leaving his residence on Southhampton Drive...
The Heritage Center: Springfield’s firefighting history

The Heritage Center: Springfield’s firefighting history

In its early years, Springfield had only volunteer fire companies, and, until the first volunteers formed in 1837, it was the duty of every citizen to lend a hand when the fire alarm sounded. Following the Civil War, volunteer brigades were disbanded and a paid fire department was organized.  Three catastrophic fires in the first five years of the 20th century demonstrated the need for the fire...
Amazon offering new delivery option to Ohio apartment dwellers

Amazon offering new delivery option to Ohio apartment dwellers

Amazon’s newest package pickup method is heading to Ohio. The Hub by Amazon, is now available for installation across the country, the online retailer announced Tuesday. Over 500,000 residents across the United States already have access to the Hub with thousands more gaining access each month, according to a release. The new Hub is a locker system that will be located at apartment buildings...
Woman accused of leaving 8-week-old puppy in hot car in Springfield

Woman accused of leaving 8-week-old puppy in hot car in Springfield

A Fairborn woman is charged in Clark County with leaving an 8-week-old puppy in a hot car for about an hour. April Booth, 41, was charged Thursday with cruelty to companion animal in Clark County Municipal Court. The case was continued until next month, according to court records. Clark County Dog Warden investigator Beth Hollingsworth began her investigation on June 8 when she was called to Sally&rsquo...
A local historic downtown needs some help, and this new group is making plans

A local historic downtown needs some help, and this new group is making plans

A new committee formed in Urbana will work with investors and small businesses in an effort to redevelop vacant spaces in the city’s historic downtown. The group, Moving Downtown Forward, hosted its first meeting downtown in the Mike Major Studio on Miami Street. Using Bellefontaine as a partner and model, the organization’s goal is to streamline the process to redevelop vacant properties...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Lisa R. Comer, 49, of 1658 Edwards Ave., possession of drugs, unauthorized use of a vehicle, driving under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia, dismissed; OVI, guilty, 180 days jail, 170 days suspended, 12 months probation, 12 months driver’s license suspension, fined $525. William G. Dufner Jr., 33, of 2128 W. Possum Road, aggravated menacing, dismissed...
Dream job alert: Ohio’s first Legoland Discovery Center hiring 40 people

Dream job alert: Ohio’s first Legoland Discovery Center hiring 40 people

Ohio’s first Legoland Discovery Center is looking for 40 full-time and part-time employees in a July hiring push. Open interviews at the indoor playground’s job fair will be July 13 to 15. The company is looking for experience in food and beverage, retail, admissions and custodial roles, according to a release. Legoland will open Sept. 21 at the Easton Town Center in Columbus. Applicants...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

MARRIAGE LICENSES Joshua Joel Wade, 21, of Lawrence, Kansas, salesman and Andrea Suzanne Nicodemus, 19, of 2615 Spence Road, New Carlisle. Victor Michael Putman, 33, of 812 Selma Road and Jennifer Dawn Steiner, 34, of 812 Selma Road, STNA. Juan Alejand Negrete Gonzalez, 22, of 11460 Musselman Road, New Carlisle, agriculture labor and Yaritza Botello Alvarado, 22, of 11460 Musselman Road, New Carlisle...
Springfield police investigate butcher knife stabbing incident involving husband, wife

Springfield police investigate butcher knife stabbing incident involving husband, wife

A Springfield man was reportedly stabbed in the arm during a domestic dispute by his wife, although investigators are unsure who the primary aggressor was during the incident, according to a police report. Springfield police began their investigation on Wednesday at around 3 p.m. when they were called to a home on the 1500 block of Shelby Drive. There, they met with a woman who allegedly stabbed her...
Former Cedarville University standout takes over Southeastern girls basketball program

Former Cedarville University standout takes over Southeastern girls basketball program

Matt Harner has worked and coached basketball in three states since graduating from Cedarville University in 2011. He decided now is the time to come home to Ohio, be near family and be a head coach. Harner is the new girls basketball coach at Southeastern High School. And he understands the winning tradition established by Kirk Martin and Jim Lightle that he follows. “I’m going to have...
Pam Cottrel: Enon, New Carlisle libraries offering loads of summer fun, and break from the heat when you need it

Pam Cottrel: Enon, New Carlisle libraries offering loads of summer fun, and break from the heat when you need it

Our cool damp spring has transformed into a hot humid summer. The kids are out of school and we all are in search of a way to cool off after working and playing outside. This is the perfect time to form a relationship with our air conditioned local library. MORE FROM PAM COTTREL Watching dangerous lava flow is mesmerizing Farm Day brings high school, elementary students together Clark County has front...
House explosion injures 3 people in Columbus

House explosion injures 3 people in Columbus

Three people have been hospitalized following a house explosion in Columbus, according to our news partners WBNS-TV.  The incident was reported around 8:15 a.m. at a home in the 400 block of North 20th Street, the station reports.  Two of the victims were transported to an Ohio State University hospital and are in critical condition, according to the station and a tweet from the Columbus...
REPORT: Springfield woman followed home, assaulted by man

REPORT: Springfield woman followed home, assaulted by man

A Springfield woman told police a man she only knew by a nickname followed her home from a dollar store and grabbed her before she could get inside. Springfield police began their investigation on Wednesday when they were called to a home on the 400 block of Reames Avenue. MORE: NEW DETAILS: Springfield woman accused of stabbing 79-year-old “The victim stated that on Wednesday at about 9:30...
Bada Bing Pizzeria is out, En Fuego is in, owners say

Bada Bing Pizzeria is out, En Fuego is in, owners say

A Facebook post by Bada Bing Pizzeria on Tuesday announced to guests that it would be serving its last slice of pizza on Sunday — but the owner told them to stay tuned for what’s next. What is next? Bada Bing owner Jason Hague said the answer, is a new concept — a restaurant called En Fuego Wood-Fired Tacos. He will own and operate the restaurant in the same location as Bada Bing...
Shopping online? Supreme Court ruling could change how you pay taxes

Shopping online? Supreme Court ruling could change how you pay taxes

If you buy something online from an out-of-state company, you’re supposed to pay the sales tax when you fill out your tax return. While some residents do, most don’t. That costs Ohio between $288 million to $465 million in online sales last year, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. MORE: New discount clothing retailer may be coming to Dayton Mall But that system could...
Community rallies around Springfield firefighter battling brain tumor

Community rallies around Springfield firefighter battling brain tumor

The firefighters at The Springfield Fire and Rescue Division are more like brothers — if not in blood, it’s in spirit. The fire department and the greater community is rallying around Vince McCoy, a firefighter who’s fighting a battle of a different kind. McCoy was diagnosed in April 2017 with a meningioma (benign) tumor on his brain stem and a cerebral cystic lesion. “They...
Storms to weaken, taper off tonight

Storms to weaken, taper off tonight

Mild for the weekend  Isolated flooding and damaging winds possible Few showers and storms into the evening Tonight: While a few showers may linger overnight, for the most part the rain should taper off. More dry time is expected as temperatures drop into the middle 60s. Saturday: Mostly cloudy, mild and still a little muggy with the chance of a few passing showers or isolated storm. A little...
Freshwater Farms to welcome summer with food, drink, music

Freshwater Farms to welcome summer with food, drink, music

Greet the most anticipated season of the year with food, drink and live entertainment, all outdoors, of course. Freshwater Farms of Ohio’s Summer Kick-off Celebration will bring all of that together for two days, 4-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. A happy hour both nights will begin with specials from 4-6 p.m. Margaritas and frozen sangria from Charlie’s Bar will be available. Live music will...
Cincinnati Zoo says farewell to last white tiger, Popsy

Cincinnati Zoo says farewell to last white tiger, Popsy

Popsy, the last white tiger at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, was euthanized Thursday due to age-related health issues. The zoo announced the death of the 22-year-old “Queen of Cat Canyon” on its website and social media. Popsy was the oldest tiger of her kind in any accredited North American zoo. The rare white tiger is not an albino, rather, the striking white coat...
What’s possible for vacant spaces in downtown Urbana buildings? New group forms to explore options

What’s possible for vacant spaces in downtown Urbana buildings? New group forms to explore options

A new committee formed in Urbana is looking at Bellevue as a model for how to fill vacant downtown buildings and attract new business and residents to Champaign County. The group, called Moving Downtown Forward, hosted its first meeting at a downtown Urbana artist’s studio Wednesday night. The group includes developers, local government officials and Champaign County business owners, said Marcia...
Ohio Democratic voters surged for primary, Husted reports

Ohio Democratic voters surged for primary, Husted reports

Democratic Party voters more than doubled Republicans in party-switching and overall voter affiliation growth for Ohio’s 2018 primaries. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted released voter data Thursday tracking changes for the May primary. RELATED: Trump may factor into Ohio governor’s race In 2016, Republicans had outgained Democrats in party-switchers and new voters in a presidential...
Two area Walmarts add quick online grocery, store pickup

Two area Walmarts add quick online grocery, store pickup

The Lebanon Walmart is the newest in a string of stores to take on faster pickup methods for customers. Starting today, customers of the supercenter at 1530 Walmart Drive now have two pickup options after ordering groceries and other items online. Without leaving their cars, shoppers will be able to choose from 40,000 online grocery items and choose the best time to pick them up. When the customers...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Zackerey Q. Howald, 29, of 2802 Hemlock Dr., OVI amended to physical control, guilty, 60 days jail with 60 days suspended, 12 months probation, administrative license suspension remains, fined $525. Danyale A. Blair, 26, of New Carlisle, possession of drug abuse instrument, guilty, 30 days jail, credit for time served. Joseph T. Conley, 42, of 206 N. Greenmount Ave....
Hyperloop in Ohio? Two firms to study feasibility

Hyperloop in Ohio? Two firms to study feasibility

Two companies will begin studying the feasibility and environmental impact of a potential hyperloop connecting Columbus, Chicago and Pittsburgh. Hyperloop One is a worldwide challenge to create a transportation system that moves both people and products quickly. The hyperloop is expected to transport pods of people and goods through a tube — traveling 671 miles per hour. The hyperloop is expected...
Springfield Symphony Orchestra brings some boom, bang and clang to Arts Fest

Springfield Symphony Orchestra brings some boom, bang and clang to Arts Fest

If you think church bells were meant for Sunday mornings, canon fire for the Fair at New Boston and fireworks for the Fourth of July, then you haven’t heard anything yet. When the Springfield Symphony Orchestra takes the Veteran’s Park Amphitheatre stage, expect all of this along with works of one of the 20th century’s greatest composers and two of the 19th century’s classic...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT CURRENT BUSINESS State of Ohio v. Saraha McNeil, termination of probation, case closed. State of Ohio v. Robert Childers, termination of community control, case dismissed. State of Ohio v. Robert Sparks, termination of community control, case dismissed. State of Ohio v. Jacquiline Strole, termination of community control, case dismissed. State of Ohio v. Ethan Gavin, convicted of...
House catches fire on West Jefferson Street

House catches fire on West Jefferson Street

Crews responded to a house fire Thursday morning in the 600 block of West Jefferson Street in Springfield. Once the Springfield Fire Department arrived they quickly extinguished the blaze and found the house to be vacant.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 
NEW DETAILS: Springfield woman accused of stabbing 79-year-old man charged with attempted murder

NEW DETAILS: Springfield woman accused of stabbing 79-year-old man charged with attempted murder

A Springfield woman who allegedly stabbed her 79-year-old uncle has been arrested and charged. Rebecca Isaac, 37, is charged with attempted murder and aggravated robbery in Clark County Municipal Court. She is due in court at 10:30 a.m. this morning. READ: A Springfield home was shot at, a police report says Springfield police began their investigation when they were called to a home on the 2100 block...
A Springfield home was shot at, a police report says

A Springfield home was shot at, a police report says

Springfield police are investigating a shooting where a bullet was found lodged inside the wall of a home. Police were called to the 900 block of Lagonda Avenue on Monday morning in reference to a gunshot, according to a Springfield police report. MORE: Springfield man accused of having sexual relations with 14-year-old They spoke to a victim who said a man he knew had damaged his property and fired...
Springfield woman charged in case of missing teenager

Springfield woman charged in case of missing teenager

A Springfield woman faces accusations she housed a runaway teenager for five months without contacting law enforcement. Heather Crowley, 43, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with interference with custody and obstructing justice. She pleaded not guilty to the charges. READ: Springfield woman killed in crash lost fiance in shooting in 2017 Clark County sheriff deputies began their investigation...
Logan County auditor resigns, cites Ohio high court tax ruling

Logan County auditor resigns, cites Ohio high court tax ruling

Logan County’s auditor is resigning at the end of this month, citing a recent decision by the Ohio Supreme Court that he said is part of a “growing systemic inequity” that could impact property owners statewide. Mike Yoder has served as Logan County auditor since 1995, but is stepping down at the end of June. The reason, he said, is related to the potential impact of a 5 to 2 decision...
Springfield commission increases tax incentives

Springfield commission increases tax incentives

The Springfield City Commission made it cheaper in some parts of the city to build or upgrade property. The commission approved offering 100 percent tax-relief to community reinvestment areas throughout the city on new and renovated residential properties for up to 15 years, Springfield Mayor Warren Copeland said. “We are trying to find ways to make it easier and more financially workable for...
Dayton Air Show forecast: Warm with chance for showers, storms

Dayton Air Show forecast: Warm with chance for showers, storms

This year for the Vectren Dayton Air Show, the weather will try to cooperate, but it’s a good idea to be weather-aware, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.  There’s the chance for a few showers or storms. Organizers say visibility and cloud levels determine the type of show pilots will perform. If there are low clouds, they may run a flat/low show, which will keep the...
Potential for flooding remains as scattered storms develop 

Potential for flooding remains as scattered storms develop 

Lingering showers possible overnight Storms Friday could be strong Rain chances decrease by Sunday Overnight: Expect mostly cloudy skies with a chance for lingering showers. A rumble of thunder is possible. Temperatures will drop into the upper 60s. Friday: Partly sunny skies are expected to start the day with scattered thunderstorms developing. While the overall severe weather threat is...
Blue Angels take community Key Influencers for private flight

Blue Angels take community Key Influencers for private flight

University of Dayton professor Margaret Pinnell and Dayton police Officer Jason Olson flew with the U.S. Navy's precision aircraft team, the Blue Angels, on Wednesday as part of the Key Influencer program.  >> Read more about Officer Olson in Sunday’s Dayton Daily News Pinnell and Olson flew out of Dayton International Airport in the F/A-18 Hornet with Lt. Andre Webb, assigned to...
Alert canceled: Missing endangered Clark County man found by OSP in West Jefferson

Alert canceled: Missing endangered Clark County man found by OSP in West Jefferson

An alert for a missing endangered Clark County man has been canceled. Clark Pizner was found by the Ohio State Highway Patrol in West Jefferson, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. A missing endangered alert has been issued for a 66-year-old Moorefield Twp. man. Clark Pizner was last seen around 4 p.m. driving from his residence in a yellow 2002 Jeep Wrangler with a black hard top...
Wright State trustees fire former provost who was on paid leave for 3 years

Wright State trustees fire former provost who was on paid leave for 3 years

Wright State University’s board of trustees voted to fire its former provost who has been on paid leave in a faculty position for more than three years. Six of the board’s nine members voted this evening to fire Sundaram Narayanan effective June 30. Three board members were absent from the closed-door meeting Wednesday when trustees met with Narayanan and his attorney Ted Copetas. &ldquo...
Stabbing victim, 79, still recovering, no suspect in custody

Stabbing victim, 79, still recovering, no suspect in custody

The Springfield Police Division is investigating after a man was stabbed multiple times Tuesday night at his home. The 79-year-old man was at his residence on the 2100 block of Gerald Drive where officers responded to a “report of a male being stabbed by his niece” according to a police report. RELATED : Police, medics called for stabbing victim in his late 70s The victim was bleeding...
Ohio lawmakers vote to create Jesse Owens Day, honor Superman and name official state pet

Ohio lawmakers vote to create Jesse Owens Day, honor Superman and name official state pet

What do the barn, a shelter pet and St. Albert the Great have in common? Not much, but all three are getting recognition from state lawmakers in Senate Bill 86, a catch-all for specialty license plates, memorial names for bridges and highways and special designations. The bill consolidates a slew of bills to make special designations: Sept. 12 as Jesse Owens Day, Jan. 30 as chronic traumatic encephalopathy...
Motorcyclists can wear earplugs under bill passed in Ohio House

Motorcyclists can wear earplugs under bill passed in Ohio House

Motorcycle riders would have the option of wearing earplugs to protect their hearing under a bill approved Wednesday by the Ohio House. Current law prohibits motorcycle operators or vehicle drivers from wearing earphones or earplugs in both ears. But motorcyclists complain that wind and road noise can damage their hearing over the long haul. State Rep. Riordan McClain, R-Upper Sandusky, sponsor of...
Arkansas will play for a national title after beating Florida at College World Series

Arkansas will play for a national title after beating Florida at College World Series

Arkansas’ most enigmatic player needed to come through in a big way Friday night at the College World Series. Not exactly an easy ask. Isaiah Campbell didn’t record even four outs the last time he faced Florida. The No. 1 team in the nation lit him and, eventually, Arkansas, to the tune of 17 runs. Less than three weeks ago, Campbell didn’t record a single...
Giant spoon erected in front of pharmaceutical company to protest opioid addiction

Giant spoon erected in front of pharmaceutical company to protest opioid addiction

A giant spoon was left in front of a pharmaceutical company in protest by a Connecticut artist. The 800-pound, 11-foot-long steel spoon symbolizes a much heavier burden for two artists. "A symbol of the negative emotion I felt of the opioid addiction of my brother, Danny," Westwood native Domenic Esposito said. "For the last 14 years, we have been dealing with it.” Esposito...
2018 NHL Draft: Michigan hockey star Quinn Hughes selected No. 7 to Cannucks

2018 NHL Draft: Michigan hockey star Quinn Hughes selected No. 7 to Cannucks

Michigan defenseman Quinn Hughes was the seventh overall selection in the 2018 NHL Draft to the Vancouver Cannucks. Hughes 29 points last season with the Wolverines led all Bit Ten freshman defenseman, and he finished the second half of the season with four goals and 15 assists in 21 games. The post 2018 NHL Draft: Michigan hockey star Quinn Hughes selected No. 7 to Cannucks...
Reds top Cubs for fifth straight win

Reds top Cubs for fifth straight win

While the 2018 season has been, at best, disappointing for the Reds, it has been disastrous when they were matched against their National League Central Division partners. The Reds went into this weekend’s four-game series against the Chicago Cubs 8-23 against Central Division teams and 20-22 against the rest of their schedule. »RELATED: MLB scoreboard, boxscores “Our players look...
Georgia sees more SEC top Dawgs in future for its athletic program

Georgia sees more SEC top Dawgs in future for its athletic program

ATHENS — Georgia baseball coach Scott Stricklin just got a contract extension and raise, and he’s not the only “Head Dawg” who is going to make out well in 2018. At least two other UGA head coaches can expect positive adjustments to their current employment agreements going forward. Men’s and women’s track and field coach Petros Kyprianou...
12-year-old's invention for detecting plastics in oceans getting national recognition

12-year-old's invention for detecting plastics in oceans getting national recognition

A 12-year-old girl from Andover, Massachusetts, is getting a big prize and national recognition for her invention to clean up the world's oceans. Anna Du is one of 10 finalists for the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work on an invention that detects microplastics in bodies of water without disturbing plants or animals. "One day when I was at Boston Harbor, I noticed...
Men use blanket to attack woman inside department store, police say

Men use blanket to attack woman inside department store, police say

Police in Georgia are searching for two men who beat and shoved a woman to the floor inside a popular department store in Gwinnett County.  The victim told police that the men threw a blanket over her head and then attacked her inside a Ross department store on Stone Mountain Highway. Dina Bingham said she was shopping on May 12 when she felt a blanket over her head. She said two men started...
LSU lands commitment from tight end TK McClendon

LSU lands commitment from tight end TK McClendon

LSU has been thriving on the recruiting trail recently, and the Tigers landed another commitment on Friday night. TK McClendon, a tight end from Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, Miss., committed to LSU after participating in elite camp in Baton Rouge, La., on Friday, according to SEC Country’s Sam Spiegelman. It was the second commitment of the day for the Tigers, who...
This is how much coffee can keep your heart healthy, study says

This is how much coffee can keep your heart healthy, study says

Scientists believe coffee has several benefits, including protection against liver disease and diabetes. It also may be able to protect your heart, according to a new report. Researchers from health institutions in Germany recently conducted a study, published in the PLOS Biology journal, to explore the link between coffee and heart health. To do so, they used data from a previous study that...
College World Series: Oregon State staves off elimination with 12-2 win over Mississippi State

College World Series: Oregon State staves off elimination with 12-2 win over Mississippi State

By losing its first game of the College World Series a week ago, Oregon State put itself into a win-or-go-home situation for the rest of its time in Omaha. Apparently, the Beavers aren’t ready to have their season come to an end. Oregon State (52-11-1) used another offensive explosion to go with solid pitching from a pair of left-handers in a 12-2 rout of previously unbeaten...
Sally Yates to lead Minneapolis ketamine investigation

Sally Yates to lead Minneapolis ketamine investigation

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates is headed to Minneapolis. >> Read more trending news  Yates has been hired by the city of Minneapolis to lead the investigation into whether the Minneapolis Police Department encouraged Hennepin County medical responders to sedate people with the powerful drug ketamine. A city report obtained by KARE 11 found that in several cases, patients...
Steve Spurrier would love to have Tim Tebow join his Alliance of American Football team

Steve Spurrier would love to have Tim Tebow join his Alliance of American Football team

Steve Spurrier is returning to coaching in 2019, when he leads the Orlando team in the newly formed Alliance of American Football. Is there a chance he could recruit former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow to return to the gridiron with him? Well, it turns out that Spurrier has reached out to Tebow about the possibility. During an appearance on The Paul Finebaum Show on Friday...
Report: South Carolina reserve DB suspended following assault and burglary charges

Report: South Carolina reserve DB suspended following assault and burglary charges

A South Carolina defensive back is facing charges because of what allegedly happened between him and a woman he knew, according to Davis Travis Bland at The State Newspaper. Javon Charleston has been charged with assault and burglary in connection with the incident that reportedly included the woman waking up and finding the Gamecocks’ player at the foot of her bed early...
Fans being priced out of college football should deter playoff expansion

Fans being priced out of college football should deter playoff expansion

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — There has to be a point when college football says enough. When the College Football Playoff became reality during the 2014 season, proponents and critics alike claimed that no matter how many teams were included there would always be the desire to make it bigger. The Football Championship Subdivision is a perfect example. The playoff system was created in 1978...
9,000 barrels of bourbon crash to ground during Kentucky distillery collapse

9,000 barrels of bourbon crash to ground during Kentucky distillery collapse

A building collapse at the Barton 1792 distillery in Kentucky Friday morning caused thousands of barrels of bourbon to crash to the ground. >> Read more trending news  Emergency officials told WLKY that approximately 9,000 barrels of bourbon were affected. The building houses about 20,000 barrels. There were no injuries, The Courier-Journal in Louisville reported. Officials...
WATCH: Woman walks away after car goes airborne, slams into gas station

WATCH: Woman walks away after car goes airborne, slams into gas station

A Mississippi woman was able to walk away Thursday after she lost control of her car, sending it airborne and crashing into a gas station, narrowly missing the gas pumps. >> Read more trending news  The woman was not able to avoid the law, however. Shelby Lynne May was behind the wheel, the Rankin County Sheriff's Office told Mississippi News Now. A surveillance camera at the Marathon...
Keytruda: 4 things to know about the drug that cured Jimmy Carter

Keytruda: 4 things to know about the drug that cured Jimmy Carter

In late 2015, Former President Jimmy Carter announced he was cancer-free after using a new drug, called Keytruda. The drug is known chemically as pembrolizumab. “It’s technically called a checkpoint inhibitor," Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society, said. "It’s one of several drugs available over the past several years...
Former Rutgers DB Johnathan Aiken dies in car accident, per report

Former Rutgers DB Johnathan Aiken dies in car accident, per report

Former Rutgers defensive back Johnathan Aiken died early Friday morning. According to a report by ABC Local 10 News, Aiken was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Aiken, who played at Rutgers from 2011 to ’14, reportedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed into an overhead light pole, guardrail and palm tree, according to the report...
2020 QB Tyler Van Dyke shines at Michigan camp, bonds with Brad Hawkins

2020 QB Tyler Van Dyke shines at Michigan camp, bonds with Brad Hawkins

For the second straight summer, Glastonbury (Conn.) Suffield Academy 2020 4-star pro-style quarterback Tyler Van Dyke found himself camping at Michigan. On June 9, he attended the Prospect All-Position camp, as Michigan decided against hosting a quarterbacks camp. “It was a good experience,” Van Dyke said. “Coach [Jim] Harbaugh was with all the quarterbacks the entire...
Man who allegedly owes $30k in child support admonished by sheriff on Facebook

Man who allegedly owes $30k in child support admonished by sheriff on Facebook

At first glance, a Facebook post from the Gwinnett County sheriff’s office in Georgia seems normal. “Our deputies are looking for 40-year-old Michael Glenn Hovis, who's wanted by police for probation violation,” the sheriff’s office said in the post. Around the third sentence, things take a turn, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. >> Read more trending news ...
Jimmy Carter: What to know about the former president and humanitarian

Jimmy Carter: What to know about the former president and humanitarian

President Jimmy Carter served as the 39th president of the United States, from 1977 to 1981, but before that, he was the 76th governor of Georgia and a member of the Georgia State Senate.  >> Read more trending news  Although he’s had a lengthy career in politics, Carter has  worked as a diplomat and humanitarian. He’s also authored dozens of books. Here are some things...
Report: Former Oregon center Chris Boucher waived by Golden State Warriors

Report: Former Oregon center Chris Boucher waived by Golden State Warriors

Chris Boucher’s rookie season in the NBA was marred by injury, limiting him to just 1 minute of action in mop-up duty in a March game for the Golden State Warriors. And now it appears the Warriors are moving on from Boucher, the former Oregon standout who was a shot-blocking menace for the Ducks during his 2 years in college. The 6-foot-10 Boucher went undrafted after...
Newspaper mourns death of reporter: ‘Epitome of a professional’

Newspaper mourns death of reporter: ‘Epitome of a professional’

Our newsroom is mourning a friend, co-worker and great journalist. Barrie Barber, an award-winning military affairs reporter for the Dayton Daily News, died at his home in Miamisburg this week. Barrie was 52. Under normal circumstances you would be reading stories from him today from the Dayton Air Show. He covered the event every year and worked hard to tell readers something new and exciting with...
Former USC guard Elijah Stewart signs free agent deal with Indiana Pacers

Former USC guard Elijah Stewart signs free agent deal with Indiana Pacers

The number of USC players from the 2017-18 squad that will be vying for NBA roster spots this summer has grown to 4. The latest to sign on with a team is guard Elijah Stewart, who has a deal with the Indiana Pacers: The 6-foot-5 Stewart averaged 11.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists while shooting 39.1 percent from 3-point range as a senior for the Trojans. In his 4-year...
Hundreds of children reunited with parents; Trump tweets after Republicans delay immigration vote 

Hundreds of children reunited with parents; Trump tweets after Republicans delay immigration vote 

Republican leaders have delayed a vote on a compromise immigration reform bill until next week, hoping to rally more support for the measure even as President Donald Trump casts doubt on its chances of success. Update 4 p.m. EDT June 22: Officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a notice Friday that said it might seek as many as 15,000 beds to detain immigrant families. The notice...
Dog shot multiple times in face adopted by park ranger in Arkansas

Dog shot multiple times in face adopted by park ranger in Arkansas

A dog who survived three gunshots to the face has found a new home with an Arkansas park ranger. Hope, a 4-year-old mixed breed dog, was tied to a pole and shot in the face three times this March, according to KFSM. Hope has scars on her face from where the bullets entered and will need possible mouth surgery in the future, but otherwise her health is back to normal. Amber Neal, shelter manager...
76ers coach Brett Brown compared Zhaire Smith to Kawhi Leonard

76ers coach Brett Brown compared Zhaire Smith to Kawhi Leonard

Zhaire Smith drew some lofty praise from his new coach before the 2018 NBA Draft. The former Texas Tech star told ESPN Radio’s Michael Kaskey-Blomain that in his conversations with Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown before the draft, Brown compared him to former NBA Finals MVP and two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Zhaire Smith. “He was comparing...
Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo granted new sentencing hearing in Virginia killings

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo granted new sentencing hearing in Virginia killings

A man who as a teenager participated in a terrifying killing spree that left more than a dozen people dead has been granted a new sentencing hearing in Virginia. Lee Boyd Malvo, now 33, was sentenced in 2004 to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a series of four murders he and John Allen Muhammad committed as the Beltway snipers. Malvo was just 17 at the time of the slayings, and...
Officer shoots, kills suspect who was stabbing woman

Officer shoots, kills suspect who was stabbing woman

A Fairifeld police officer shot and killed a man early Friday morning as the suspect stabbed a woman in the bathroom of a Gelhot Drive residence, according to Police Chief Steven Maynard. Dispatchers received a 911 call at 5:49 a.m. to a townhouse located in a quiet neighborhood off Pleasant Avenue. A female caller blurts out the address then continues to scream for help during the three-minute, 20-second...
Fellow former SEC wide receiver A.J. Green supports Julio Jones in holdout from Falcons

Fellow former SEC wide receiver A.J. Green supports Julio Jones in holdout from Falcons

It doesn’t look like the story involving Julio Jones and his absence from Atlanta Falcons team activities in search of a contract raise is going away any time soon, especially if more marquee players in the NFL continue to stand behind his actions and voice their support. Former Atlanta teammate Roddy White has already given his support to Jones’ absence...
Notre Dame-Michigan back on schedule this season, which is awesome

Notre Dame-Michigan back on schedule this season, which is awesome

The best college football rivalries? Yeah, we know about Auburn-Alabama and Ohio State-Michigan. Even Army-Navy. But what about Michigan-Notre Dame? After a brief hiatus, that game is back on the schedule this season. Enjoy it while you can. The post Notre Dame-Michigan back on schedule this season, which is awesome appeared first on Diehards.
Treyson Potts commits to Minnesota: Gophers land Pennsylvania RB

Treyson Potts commits to Minnesota: Gophers land Pennsylvania RB

Class of 2019 running back Treyson Potts is headed to Minneapolis, as the 3-star prospect announced his commitment to Minnesota football on Wednesday. Potts is an all-purpose back out of Williamsport Area High School in Williamsport, Penn. He verbally committed to the Gophers via Twitter. Here is his tweet: “I would like to start by thanking my family...
Blue or grey? Color of shingle at center of homeowner fight with association to sell house

Blue or grey? Color of shingle at center of homeowner fight with association to sell house

A Texas homeowner’s association will not let a man sell his house because of the color of the roof shingles.  The Tehama Ridge homeowners association refuses to issue Mike Luna a certificate to sell his home because he did not get approval from them first to alter his roof after a strong storm season, association officials told KXAS. "We need a blessing from the HOA to say there's...
Anthony Bourdain toxicology report released

Anthony Bourdain toxicology report released

Chef and author Anthony Bourdain did not have narcotics in his body when he died on June 8, a French judicial official told The New York Times. Bourdain, 61, was found dead in a hotel in a small village in France on June 8. He was staying in Kaysersberg, a small village in the Alsace region of France, filming a new episode of his CNN show “Parts Unknown.” Police ruled his death as...
Border Patrol agent speaks out about viral image of crying Honduran girl

Border Patrol agent speaks out about viral image of crying Honduran girl

A Border Patrol agent is speaking out after images of him patting down a Honduran migrant at the U.S.-Mexico border as her daughter cried at her feet last week fueled public sentiment against the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Border Patrol Agent Carlos Ruiz told CBS News that the image might be considered misleading. “We asked (the mother)...
Oklahoma State AD Mike Holder gets 3-year contract extension

Oklahoma State AD Mike Holder gets 3-year contract extension

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder is getting a contract extension to 2021. The Oklahoman’s Nathan Ruiz reported Friday that the Oklahoma State University/A&M Board of Regents approved a 3-year extension for Holder. The contract runs through June 30, 2021. Holder’s annual pay will be $950,000. “Coach Holder’s compensation has been well below market...
LSU offers 2020 DB Bud Clark

LSU offers 2020 DB Bud Clark

BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU has put an offer on the table for one of the state’s top 2020 defensive backs. Ja’Darius Clark, better known as Bud, picked up an offer from the Tigers’ coaching staff after turning in a strong performance during Friday’s elite high school prospect camp. Clark, who measures up at 6-foot-2 and 170 pounds, is only the seventh Louisiana...
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