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Springfield man accused of shooting man over stolen shoes

Clark County man accused of shooting man over stolen shoes

A Clark County man is accused of shooting a person after a dispute over shoes that were allegedly stolen six years ago. 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 bond was set at $50,000. MORE: Springfield records 12th homicide of 2018, matches 2017 total Clark County Sheriff’s...


Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: David D. Daniel, 34, of 1317 Keifer Ave., two counts OVI, speed, no seat belt, innocent, continued. Lashae E. Davis, 27, of 1603 W. Wittenberg, assault, innocent, continued. Jason S. Day, 44, of 930 Avondale Ave., falsification, cruelty to animal, fail to register dog, innocent, continued. Ashley Dawn Fenwick, 34, of 1018 Middle St., misconduct at emergency, disorderly...
Air Force celebrating 71 years today

Air Force celebrating 71 years today

The United States Air Force is celebrating its 71st year today. The Air Force was separated into its own military branch in 1947 during peace time, just a few years after the end of World War II. Today the Air Force has more than 50 installations around the U.S., including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton. The Air Force’s birthday generated several tweets and responses from leaders...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0455 - Headlands Asset Management Fund III, LP, v. Shaun M. Allen, 1910 Mound St., et al., complaint in foreclosure for $80,375. 18-CV-0456 - Rebecca Hayden, 4301 Qu Wood Road, v. Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Columbus, and Greenon Local School District, Enon, notice of appeal. 18-CV-0457 - Christine A. Howard and William A. Howard, 1920 S. Belmont...
Springfield man sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempted murder case

Springfield man sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempted murder case

A Springfield man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a Springfield shooting earlier this year. Clark County Common Pleas Court Judge Douglas Rastatter sentenced Elrashawn Dover at around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Dover faced up to 15½ years for the crimes he pleaded guilty to. Dover was accused of shooting at two brothers. Dover, 18, pleaded guilty in Clark County Common Pleas...
Trucking firm growing, creating jobs at Springfield site

Trucking firm growing, creating jobs at Springfield site

A trucking firm with a growing presence in Springfield is planning to add close to 70 new jobs after securing a contract with GM as the sole firm to haul new medium-duty trucks being produced at Navistar’s Springfield facility. Wheeler Trucking, based in Flushing, Mich., opened a new location in Springfield last year after securing a deal with GM, which manufactures a cutaway van as part of...
Springfield records 12th homicide of 2018, matches 2017 total

Springfield records 12th homicide of 2018, matches 2017 total

The city of Springfield has officially matched the number of homicides from 2017 — 11 incidents with 12 victims — following the fatal shooting of a man at an apartment complex Sunday morning, according to information from police. The city’s 12th homicide victim was identified as 23-year-old Antonio Moore of Springfield. Raekwon Hall, 20, is accused of shooting and killing Moore Sunday...
Heat, humidity to build in for the day

Heat, humidity to build in for the day

Hot and humid Showers chances low today, storms by Friday Fall starts this weekend  TODAY:  Sunshine and scattered clouds at times today with highs in the mid-80s, with humidity. We could see a passing shower towards evening.  TOMORROW: Another mild morning that we shouldn’t rule spotty fog out of. Sunshine and warmer, muggy temperatures for the afternoon as highs peak in...
Clark County Pet of the Week

Clark County Pet of the Week

Meet Gabriella. She is an adorable pittie mix who is about 2 years old. Gabriella is sweet, loving and so fun. She loves to play and is getting the hang of fetch. Gabriella walks well on a leash but needs some more training. Her adoption fee is $65 and includes her spay, vaccinations including rabies, worming, microchip with a free lifetime registration and 2018 dog license. Come meet Gabby today...
Champaign County Pet of the Week

Champaign County Pet of the Week

Hunter is a 2-year-old female domestic short-haired cat. She was found on Hunter Road and brought to PAWS in July. Hunter is a friendly, loving cat who gets along well with other cats. She thoroughly enjoys being petted and brushed. If you want a love bug, adopt Hunter. She has been spayed, is up to date on vaccinations and has tested negative for feline leukemia. Come visit Hunter at the Paws Animal...
Senate votes to make it harder to ship fentanyl to U.S. by mail

Senate votes to make it harder to ship fentanyl to U.S. by mail

The U.S. Senate Monday overwhelmingly passed a mammoth bipartisan opioid bill that included a measure pushed by Sen. Rob Portman to make it harder to ship fentanyl into the U.S. through the mail system. The Ohio Republican’s STOP Act, which he has pushed since he released the results of a bipartisan investigation on fentanyl being mailed into the U.S. last June, was one provision in a bill that...
Senate OKs bill banning ‘gag rules’ keeping pharmacists from telling you how to save money

Senate OKs bill banning ‘gag rules’ keeping pharmacists from telling you how to save money

The U.S. Senate has a passed a bill that would bar gag clauses that prevent pharmacists from telling consumers how to save money by paying out of pocket for medicine rather than going through insurance. The Senate earlier this month passed a bill outlawing such gag clauses for Medicare D, with this latest bill extending the ban to all insurance policies. Monday’s vote was 98-2, with both Ohio...
Ohio senators split on Kavanaugh allegations as Supreme Court pick in limbo

Ohio senators split on Kavanaugh allegations as Supreme Court pick in limbo

Sen. Rob Portman sharply criticized Senate Democrats Monday for waiting “until the 11th hour” to make public an accusation by a woman that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at party when both were in high school three decades ago. Portman, R-Ohio, a close friend of Kavanaugh’s and who introduced the federal appeals judge to the Senate Judiciary Committee...
Kroger’s new clothing line debuts in stores today

Kroger’s new clothing line debuts in stores today

Kroger is digging deeper into the apparel business, introducing its own clothing line — Dip. Kroger’s technology firm 84.51° tracked customer insights and Fashion designer Joe Mimran worked with the company to create the line for men, women, young men, juniors, kids, toddlers and babies that includes more than 80 percent of items at $19 or less, according to a company statement. »...
Hurricane Florence could affect price tags in the Miami Valley

Hurricane Florence could affect price tags in the Miami Valley

Hurricane Florence is expected to produce billions of dollars in insured losses, and there is already evidence that the storm will impact prices in the Miami Valley and beyond, according to experts. “The damage that’s being done right now in North Carolina is already starting to creep into our future prices,” said University of Dayton professor of analytics, Michael Gorman. &ldquo...
U.S. 68 South reopens; semi crash that spills 30K pounds of wood chips is cleared

U.S. 68 South reopens; semi crash that spills 30K pounds of wood chips is cleared

UPDATE @ 11:10 p.m.: U.S. 68 South is cleared and reopened for traffic. UPDATE @ 5:30 p.m.: Speed is the likely cause of the semitrailer crash that spilled the wood chips and the driver suffered facial scratches but is otherwise OK, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said. The left lane on U.S. 68 South likely will be closed the rest of tonight. The right lane could reopen within the hour, troopers...
High School Football State Poll: Is your team ranked?

High School Football State Poll: Is your team ranked?

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2018. »RELATED: 5 can’t-miss games in Week 5 ›RELATED: Week 5 Schedule Teams are ranked by division, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1. Cincinnati Colerain (11) 4-0 207 2. Mentor (6) 4-0 194 3. Pickerington...
Wright-Patt looking to alleviate gate backups with traffic study

Wright-Patt looking to alleviate gate backups with traffic study

Long lines of vehicles outside gates at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base could soon be shortened if a traffic study currently underway is able to pinpoint the cause of the backups. A gate study to measure inbound and outbound traffic patterns is being conducted by Wright-Patt’s 88th Civil Engineer Squadron’s traffic engineering section, according to the base. The study, which will be reviewed...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0438 - Kenneth Gevedon, dba Wholesale Auto Parts, Fairborn, v. Terry Decker aka Terrance Decker, dba A & T Auto Parts, St. Paris and Andrea Decker dba A & T Auto Parts, New Carlisle, complaint in excess of $25,000 for breach, fraud and civil conspiracy. 18-CV-0453 - Ally Financial Inc., v. Daniel L. DeWitt and Katherine A. DeWitt, 1616 S. Fountain Ave., complaint...
Springfield man arrested in weekend homicide, charged with murder

Springfield man arrested in weekend homicide, charged with murder

A Springfield man was charged with murder in Clark County Municipal Court Monday morning. Raekwon Hall, 20, is accused of shooting and killing 23-year-old Antonio Moore on Sunday morning. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and his bond was set at $100,000. Springfield police began their investigation when they were called to 1932 Fred Jordan Drive for a shooting. There they found the victim in the...
Wheeler trucking to add close to 70 jobs after securing GM contract

Wheeler trucking to add close to 70 jobs after securing GM contract

A trucking firm with a growing presence in Springfield is planning to add close to 70 new jobs after securing a contract with GM as the sole firm to haul new medium-duty trucks being produced at Navistar’s Springfield facility. Wheeler Trucking, based in Flushing, Mich., opened a new location in Springfield last year after securing a deal with GM, which manufactures a cutaway van as part of...
Major area employers looking for candidates at job fair this week

Major area employers looking for candidates at job fair this week

Some of the Dayton area’s top employers will be looking for candidates on Wednesday during a job fair sponsored by Ohio Means Jobs at Wright State University’s Nutter Center. The fair from 1 to 4 p.m. at 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy. is open to anyone. Employers will look for full- and part-time workers. Professional business attire is required. Registration is open for job seekers at OhioMeansJobs...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED THURSDAY INCLUDED: Kimberly K. Wade, 47, of 3415 Heide Road, assured clear distance, dismissed. Serra R. Ball, 25, of 508 Bellaire Ave., domestic violence, assault, dismissed - prosecutor request. Jed L. Decker, 24, of New Carlisle, use and possession of drug paraphernalia amended to illegal use/possession of drug paraphernalia, guilty, fined $100; use and possession of drug paraphernalia...
Flights to Charlotte to resume post Hurricane Florence

Flights to Charlotte to resume post Hurricane Florence

Following the devastation of Hurricane Florence, which left at least 11 people dead, the Charlotte airport is returning to normal operations. The airport announced on Twitter that it reopened under normal schedule at 11:07 a.m. The North Carolina airport never fully closed but had several scattered cancellations during the weekend as Hurricane Florence brought strong winds and heavy downpours, and...
Report: Springfield dog attacks, seriously injures child

Report: Springfield dog attacks, seriously injures child

The Clark County Ohio Dog Warden’s Office said Monday they have euthanized a dog after it seriously injured a child and the dog’s owner on Saturday evening. The dog’s owner reported she was babysitting the child in her home Saturday night when the animal attacked the child. Both the owner and the child suffered injuries when the owner struggled to free the child, said Sandi Click...
Elder-Beerman’s website relaunched with similar brands

Elder-Beerman’s website relaunched with similar brands

An Indiana tech company has relaunched Elder-Beerman’s website and plans to open department store locations in several states. After officially acquiring Bon-Ton and all of its subsidiaries’ intellectual property one week ago, CSC Generation relaunched the websites Friday. The website is selling familiar brands sold at Elder-Beerman in previous years, including Michael Kors, Vera Bradley...
Kettering woman who escaped Clark County Jail indicted

Kettering woman who escaped Clark County Jail indicted

The woman who escaped from the Clark County Jail before being apprehended within the hour has been indicted. Jennifer Tate, 29, of Kettering, was indicted on a count of escape in Clark County Common Pleas Court. Tate is believed to have escaped the jail through a fence on Sept. 4. She was captured about 26 minutes later. She severely injured herself in the process, authorities said. Tate had been...
Mercy Health says new freestanding clinic will offer better access for patients

Mercy Health says new freestanding clinic will offer better access for patients

A freestanding emergency department set to open next year in Enon is expected to draw thousands of patients in its first year, providing patients in southwestern Clark County with easier access to health care. The new $14 million medical campus is expected to draw about 24,500 visits in its first full year, and there’s already talk of adding more services within the next couple years, said...
Skies clear with patchy fog possible by morning

Skies clear with patchy fog possible by morning

Areas of fog Tuesday and Wednesday morning Heating back up for the rest of the week Showers, cooler weather returns for weekend Overnight: Skies gradually clear through the night as the remnants of Florence pull away to the northeast. “Some areas of patchy fog may develop by morning, especially in areas that received more rain than others on Monday,” Storm Center 7 Meteorologist...
Fifth Third Bank lobby, site of deadly Cincinnati shootings to reopen Monday

Fifth Third Bank lobby, site of deadly Cincinnati shootings to reopen Monday

Fifth Third Bank is reopening its Fountain Square lobby on Monday, which is the site of the deadly shootings that occurred on Sept. 6, according to our partners at WCPO-TV.  Those who work at the Fifth Third Center returned on Sept. 10, but Fifth Third employees have been directed to other entrances. Fifth Third has created a community wall outside the lobby for the public to share messages of...
ODOT: Slower drivers need to move out of left lanes

ODOT: Slower drivers need to move out of left lanes

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is promoting a new campaign to get slower drivers to move out of the left lane on Ohio highways. An ODOT spokesperson told News Center 7’s James Buechele the department got the idea from the State of Washington who posted signs saying, “Camp in the mountains not the left lane.” The State of Ohio is now putting up electronic signs...
Springfield resident concerned with violence in the area 

Springfield resident concerned with violence in the area 

A Springfield resident who lives seconds away from where a fatal shooting occurred Sunday morning is concerned with the violence happening in the area. Police confirmed a man was shot and killed at the Ronez Manor apartment complex on Wilkes Drive shortly after midnight.  “That was maybe a 60 second walk from my door,” Oliver Sanders told News Center 7’s Malik Perkins. The victim...
5 industries Amazon is shaking up

5 industries Amazon is shaking up

Since Amazon first launched in 1994 selling books, it has continued to disrupt industries across the globe. The largest online retailer continues to grow, recently became the second public company to ever reach a $1 trillion valuation. It also took in nearly $178 billion in revenue during 2017 and reached over 100 million Prime memberships. And with that growth, comes expansion into new industries...
Rare vintage plane restored by locals wins award

Rare vintage plane restored by locals wins award

A rare 1936 Aeronca LB airplane restored by its local co-owners is being recognized by the vintage aircraft community. The airplane won Reserve Grand Champion in July at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual fly-in event in Oshkosh, Wisc. It will be featured on the cover of the September/October edition of “Vintage Airplane” magazine. MORE: Brothers admit guilt in Greene...
U.S. Senate race: Brown, Renacci squabble over cause of ballooning national debt

U.S. Senate race: Brown, Renacci squabble over cause of ballooning national debt

They don’t see eye-to-eye on the national debt, or at least on what caused it. They are diametrically opposed on what to do about health care costs. And there are stark differences between the two candidates on a host of other issues, including last year’s tax cuts. In their race for the U.S. Senate in Ohio this year, Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Jim Renacci are putting the major policy...
Here is your chance to speak out about the economy

Here is your chance to speak out about the economy

The U.S. Census numbers released last week offered a grim reminder of the task facing this region. Middle-class income has recovered from the Great Recession in many parts of the country — and even parts of Ohio are seeing major growth — but this region is still lagging behind. Median household income when adjusted for inflation declined 7 percent to $47,755 in Montgomery County and 4...
Springfield firefighters given sauna to help combat toxins

Springfield firefighters given sauna to help combat toxins

Springfield Firefighters have a new tool to combat potentially dangerous toxins that could hurt their health. The Springfield Office of Clark Schaefer Hackett donated a sauna to Station One in an effort to help firefighters sweat anything harmful they pick up while fighting fires. MORE: Eight new firefighters join Springfield Fire Rescue Division “We were fortunate enough to take advantage of...
Walmart acquires delivery startup in Mexico, Chile

Walmart acquires delivery startup in Mexico, Chile

Walmart recently made another big purchase to stay ahead of the curve in grocery delivery. The retail giant spent $225 million on Cornershop, an online marketplace for on-demand delivery from supermarkets, pharmacies and specialty food retailers in Mexico and Chile, according to a company statement. »BIZ BEAT: White Castle introduces plant-based burger Walmart has made strides in recent months...
Retail sales still growing despite tariff uncertainty

Retail sales still growing despite tariff uncertainty

Retail sales continued their upward trend in August, despite growing consumer concerns over the trade war. But economists say the the retail industry isn’t in the clear. August’s retail sales came in at 5 percent higher than August year-over-year, a 0.1 percent increase from July, excluding automobiles, gasoline and restaurants, according to a release from NRF. There have been strong increases...
Report says autonomous tech could lead to lower-paying jobs

Report says autonomous tech could lead to lower-paying jobs

A new report predicts autonomous technology could lead to the loss of about 300,000 trucking jobs, but its author said the bigger concern is that many of the new positions created could offer lower pay and poor working conditions. The trucking industry will actually likely add more new jobs in positions like logistics and new driving jobs, said Steve Viscelli, a sociologist at the University of Pennsylvania...
Handling a ‘surge in popularity’: How area community colleges are expanding to meet changing student demands

Handling a ‘surge in popularity’: How area community colleges are expanding to meet changing student demands

Southwest Ohio’s four community colleges have seen explosive growth as the cost of a four-year degree and the demand for skilled workers continues to spike. Sinclair, Clark State, Edison State and Cincinnati State have expanded beyond their four main campuses in recent years to 17 locations in six counties where they offer two-year degrees, certificate programs and soon bachelor’s degrees...
Remnants of Florence could arrive by morning

Remnants of Florence could arrive by morning

AM showers as remnants of Florence approaches PM redeveloping showers possible Mild trend continues, but cooler air isn’t far off Tonight: More and more clouds expected to roll in tonight with a chance for showers increasing towards sunrise associated with the remnants of Florence approaching. Low tonight in the upper 60s. Monday: Morning showers are expected with the best chance/most rain...
Victim taken to hospital after shooting in Clark County

Victim taken to hospital after shooting in Clark County

A victim was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries after he was shot early Sunday morning in the 2800 block of Ash Drive, according to Lt. Kris Shultz. It is unknown where the person was shot at or the cause. The investigation is still active, and an update will be given sometime Monday morning. Police are investigating a shooting in German Township early Sunday, according...
Texas 4-year-old finds, fires AK-47 after parents argue, dad stabs family cat to death

Texas 4-year-old finds, fires AK-47 after parents argue, dad stabs family cat to death

A Texas man is accused of killing his family’s pet cat and threatening to kill his girlfriend during a domestic disturbance in which the couple’s 4-year-old son found an AK-47 rifle and fired it, police said.  Mario Eduardo Salinas, 27, of Galveston, is charged with animal cruelty, making a terroristic threat to a family member and tampering with physical evidence, according...
Dayton-raised comedian wins big at Emmy awards, reports having gun pulled on him

Dayton-raised comedian wins big at Emmy awards, reports having gun pulled on him

It’s been an eventful few days for Dayton-raised comedian Katt Williams. Williams won his first Emmy Sept. 8 at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards for being a guest actor on Donald Glover's acclaimed show “Atlanta.” He also told police he had a gun drawn on him and apparently made up with one of the nation’s hottest comedians.    Williams was on...
Amazon adds website page to focus on small, medium businesses

Amazon adds website page to focus on small, medium businesses

Online giant Amazon is building more visibility for the 300,000 small- and medium-sized businesses selling on its website. The company recently launched “Amazon Storefronts,” a page on Amazon.com that features more than 1 million products from 20,000 of those businesses, according to a company release. »RELATED: 5 industries Amazon is shaking up Amazon created the page so customers...
Black women exposed to toxic chemicals in hair products, study shows

Black women exposed to toxic chemicals in hair products, study shows

Black women are potentially exposed to dozens of hazardous chemicals through the products they use on their hair, according to a recent study from Silent Spring Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and breaking the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health. The study, which measured a range of hormone-disrupting chemicals in hair products marketed to black...
Here’s where to get FREE and cheap burgers in Dayton for National Cheeseburger Day

Here’s where to get FREE and cheap burgers in Dayton for National Cheeseburger Day

Tuesday is National Cheeseburger Day, and whether you like yours with “lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57 and French-fried potatoes. Big kosher pickle and a cold draught beer,” or if your tastes are more simple, here are some deals on the American classic. 2nd and Charles: Get a free Bob’s Burgers cheeseburger at checkout as long as supplies last. The deal begins at 6 p.m. IHOP: Buy an...
Jessica Simpson pregnant with baby No. 3

Jessica Simpson pregnant with baby No. 3

Jessica Simpson and her husband, Eric Johnson, will be parents again for the third time. E! News reported the singer and fashion entrepreneur announced on Instagram Tuesday that they were having a baby girl. >> Read more trending news  “This little baby girl will make us a family of five,” the caption read. “We couldn’t be happier to announce this precious...
Gas pipeline pressure before explosions was 12 times higher than normal

Gas pipeline pressure before explosions was 12 times higher than normal

The investigation continues into the deadly natural gas line explosion near Boston and the U.S. senators who represent Massachusetts have sent a letter to the executives of the utility company in charge of that area saying the pressure in the lines was 12 times higher than it should have been, The Associated Press reported. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey sent a letter to Columbia Gas...
Former Dayton reporter Julie Chen leaving 'The Talk' after husband Les Moonves leaves CBS, reports say

Former Dayton reporter Julie Chen leaving 'The Talk' after husband Les Moonves leaves CBS, reports say

A former Dayton reporter is leaving her national daytime talk show in the wake of controversy surrounding her husband, according to multiple media reports. Julie Chen is expected to leave CBS’ “The Talk,” following her husband Les Moonves’ resignation from his position as CEO of the television network.  Chen was a reporter at WDTN-TV in 1995. She discussed the racism she...
Ohio National Guard cancels Florence recovery mission

Ohio National Guard cancels Florence recovery mission

The mission has been cancelled, according to the Ohio Army National Guard. No other information was immediately available.  Twelve soldiers with the Ohio National Guard are being deployed to assist with recovery efforts following Hurricane Florence. The soldiers, which are based in Columbus, will leave at noon from the Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base. The team will be heading to the Raleigh...
What’s killing Sears? CEO says pensions

What’s killing Sears? CEO says pensions

When traditional brick-and-mortar stores struggle to remain profitable, most people point their fingers at Amazon. While Sears Holdings CEO Eddie Lampert said online retail has hurt Sears and Kmart, he blames the billions of dollars Sears spent on pension plans over the last several years. Sears Holdings has contributed almost $2 billion in the last five years, and $4.5 billion since 2005 when Sears...
Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic hiring workers for holidays

Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic hiring workers for holidays

Like many other retailers trying to get ahead of hiring this busy holiday season, Gap’s brands are planning to hire thousands of seasonal employees. The 65,000 workers Gap plans to hire will work at distribution and call centers, as well as Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic stores. »RELATED: 5 industries Amazon is shaking up Interested candidates can apply online and visit all locations...
With Enon ER, more health care options inch closer to Dayton market

With Enon ER, more health care options inch closer to Dayton market

Mercy Health is about to push deeper into the Dayton health care market than ever before with plans to open a freestanding emergency center in Enon and just outside the city of Fairborn. Mercy executives said while the immediate plan is to open the ER by October 2019, the long term goal is to explore building out other options like inpatient beds, surgery, oncology and physician offices. While...
Julie Chen leaving 'The Talk' after husband Les Moonves leaves CBS, reports say

Julie Chen leaving 'The Talk' after husband Les Moonves leaves CBS, reports say

Television host and producer Julie Chen is leaving “The Talk,” CBS’s daytime talk show, following her husband Les Moonves’s resignation as CEO of the television network, according to multiple reports. It was not immediately clear when Chen planned to officially announce her departure. Citing an unidentified source, Page Six reported Monday that Chen would step down in...
Rising golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena found dead on Iowa golf course

Rising golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena found dead on Iowa golf course

Update 11:29 a.m. EDT Sept. 18: Police have released additional details on the discovery of the body of Celia Barquin Arozamena. Police said her body was found in a pond with several stab wounds to the head, neck and upper torso, The Des Moines Register reported. Collin Daniel Richards, who is accused of killing Barquin Arozamena, appeared in court Tuesday morning.  Police said during...
Local actor/director appears in crime flick ‘White Boy Rick’

Local actor/director appears in crime flick ‘White Boy Rick’

Alan Bomar Jones, a resident artist of the Human Race Theatre Company, is excited to have been a part of Matthew McConaughey’s latest flick “White Boy Rick,” a powerful tale based on a true story of crime and drugs in 1980s Detroit. In the gritty film, released Sept. 14, Jones plays Willie Volsan, a dirty cop taken down by impressionable Richard Wershe Jr. (newcomer Richie Merritt)...
CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out Donald Trump Jr., debunks hurricane meme

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out Donald Trump Jr., debunks hurricane meme

Atlanta-based CNN is often dismissed as "fake news" by President Donald Trump and his supporters. Seeking to prove their point, some right-wing meme creators found a photo of Anderson Cooper in waist-deep floodwater, claiming he was exaggerating and staging shots during Hurricane Florence.  But the photo was from 2008 during Hurricane Ike in Texas, and Cooper was demonstrating...
Heinz brings Mayochup to the US; Twitter vote for debut city

Heinz brings Mayochup to the US; Twitter vote for debut city

Americans will soon be able to try Heinz’s latest creation -- Mayochup. The ketchup company introduced the combination in Arab Gulf states earlier this year, but after being prodded to bring the product to U.S. store shelves, the company has decided to give its customers what they want and bring it to America.  All it took was a half million votes in favor (or is it flavor?) to bring the...
National Cheeseburger Day 2018: Deals and freebies on burgers Tuesday

National Cheeseburger Day 2018: Deals and freebies on burgers Tuesday

Tuesday is National Cheeseburger Day, and whether you like yours with “lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57 and French-fried potatoes. Big kosher pickle and a cold draught beer,” or if your tastes are more simple, here are some deals on the American classic. 2nd and Charles: Get a free Bob’s Burgers cheeseburger at checkout as long as supplies last. The deal begins at 6 p.m. BurgerFi &ndash...
670-mph hyperloop from Ohio to Chicago moves closer with new regulations

670-mph hyperloop from Ohio to Chicago moves closer with new regulations

An exceptionally fast transportation system may be a step closer to Ohio. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) and German insurance company Munich Re said Monday that a set of core safety requirements and certification guidelines for the fledgling mode of transportation have been created. The hyperloop is expected to transport pods of people and goods through a tube — moving at...
11 former FedEx workers, 2 ex-USPS contractors accused of stealing mail

11 former FedEx workers, 2 ex-USPS contractors accused of stealing mail

A federal grand jury indicted 11 former FedEx Express employees and two former contractors for the U.S. Postal Service on allegations of mail theft. The indictments were announced Monday in a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. All 13 people from Memphis, Tennessee, are facing federal charges of mail theft.  According to the indictments, the defendants targeted mail &ndash...
Elwell: Extreme weather events rise as planet warms

Elwell: Extreme weather events rise as planet warms

Growing up, I was always fascinated by the weather. I wasn’t just in awe about what I was seeing outside, but why I was seeing what I was seeing. It is likely you will recall from elementary school one of the most basic meteorological processes called the “water cycle.” The water cycle, also known as the hydrological cycle or the hydrologic cycle, describes the continuous movement...
Fatal Kettering house explosion’s cause ‘undetermined’

Fatal Kettering house explosion’s cause ‘undetermined’

No answers have been found to explain why a Kettering house exploded and killed a woman in the night last December, the state fire marshal’s office told the Dayton Daily News and News Center 7. The office intends to close its investigation into the Dec. 5 explosion on North Claridge Drive in the next 30 days. The office will list the cause of the fatal explosion as “undetermined...
Hurricane Florence: Trucker driving school bus rescues 64 dogs, cats from South Carolina

Hurricane Florence: Trucker driving school bus rescues 64 dogs, cats from South Carolina

A Tennessee truck driver is being hailed as a hero after he rescued 64 shelter dogs and cats ahead of Hurricane Florence. According to the Greenvale News, Tony Alsup, 51, from Greenback, Tennessee, drove a school bus to South Carolina last week as the deadly storm strengthened in the Atlantic. Once there, he stopped in Orangeburg, Georgetown, Dillon and North Myrtle Beach, picking up 53 dogs and 11...
Man dies after being crushed by machine at Georgia workplace

Man dies after being crushed by machine at Georgia workplace

A man was killed Monday when he was crushed by a machine at his job in west Georgia, a fire department official said. The incident occurred between 5:30 and 6 a.m. at DieTech Industries in the 100 block of Automation Drive, Carrollton fire Chief Jimmy Bearden told WSB-TV. >> Read more news stories  The man’s identity and other details were not released. Officials don&rsquo...
Smartphone navigation apps could be causing more traffic backups, research suggests

Smartphone navigation apps could be causing more traffic backups, research suggests

If you use a navigation app on your smartphone to get to work quickly, you may be surprised to learn that new research suggests those apps can make traffic worse. Residents of a popular Atlanta neighborhood told WSB-TV that they have seen more traffic as navigation apps have increased in popularity.  >> Read more trending news  “It’s a very confusing neighborhood...
Are household disinfectants making kids overweight? Study finds possible link

Are household disinfectants making kids overweight? Study finds possible link

Obesity affects nearly 1 in 6 children in the United States, according to new data from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State of Obesity report. And new findings from the Canadian Medical Association Journal reveal there may be more contributing to that stat than overeating. Overweight children are approximately five times more likely to be obese or overweight as adults, increasing...
UPS hiring 100,000 workers for holiday shipping season

UPS hiring 100,000 workers for holiday shipping season

UPS said it is hiring about 100,000 temporary workers for the holiday shipping season. The jobs are to help handle the huge volume of packages shipped starting in November through January 2019. >> Read more trending news  The full-time and part-time seasonal jobs are for package handlers, drivers and driver-helpers, and can be an entry point for a full-time job at the...

A ‘clean’ meatloaf

Dear Heloise: I have a pretty good hint: When you MAKE MEATLOAF, the cleanup is a pain in the you-know-where. I spray the pan with any kind of cooking spray, then line it with foil. When you take the meatloaf out of the pan, there is very little cleanup. — Linda W., Bakersfield, Calif. ‘lettuce’ explain Dear Heloise: I buy iceberg lettuce wrapped in plastic. I remove the plastic...
Seven-Day Menu Planner

Seven-Day Menu Planner

9/23 Family Sunday Enjoy family day with your own Roast Chicken (5 to 7 pounds), mashed potatoes, gravy, peas with pearl onions (from frozen) and mixed greens. For dessert, drizzle creme fraiche or half-and-half over bread pudding. Plan ahead: Save enough chicken for Monday; save enough pudding...

Opinion: Trump flunks his disaster test, just being himself

If a politician commits a gaffe but doesn’t know that it’s a gaffe, has a gaffe actually been committed? That question came to mind as I read a startling tweeted denial from President Trump that 3,000 Americans died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year — and accused Democrats of inflating the death toll to make him “look as bad as possible.” &ldquo...

Opinion: Hillary Clinton, Brett Kavanaugh and the art of trolling

Why did Clinton do it? I realize that a question like that needs to be a lot more specific, so let’s try again. Why did Hillary Clinton tweet this on Wednesday?: “I want to be sure we’re all clear about something that Brett Kavanaugh said in his confirmation hearings last week. He referred to birth-control pills as ‘abortion-inducing drugs.’ That set off a lot of alarm...
Massachusetts highest court rules convicted child rapist Richard Gardner cannot be held in jail

Massachusetts highest court rules convicted child rapist Richard Gardner cannot be held in jail

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled child rapist Richard Gardner cannot be held in jail because the District Attorney's Office in Massachusetts did not have jurisdiction of the out-of-state prisoner. Richard Gardner served nearly 30 years in Massachusetts and Rhode Island prisons for kidnapping and raping children back in the 80s. He returned to his parent's home in Weymouth when he...
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa first paying passenger on SpaceX 2023 moon flight

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa first paying passenger on SpaceX 2023 moon flight

It’s been 50 years since Apollo 8 left low Earth orbit on a trajectory for the moon, becoming the first manned mission to orbit the moon and return safely home. NASA’s moon mission program ended in 1972, effectively ending human exploration of Earth’s nearest neighbor … until now. >> Read more trending news  SpaceX founder Elon Musk announced a plan for a new commercial...
Preble County man’s tragic death on his 25th birthday brings life to 3 strangers

Preble County man’s tragic death on his 25th birthday brings life to 3 strangers

A crash last week just outside of Eaton turned deadly when Aaron Stobaugh died in the hospital two days later, on his 25th birthday. His family is devastated, but said his decision to register as an organ donor  brings them hope and comfort as they grieve. “He would do anything for anybody,” Tiffany Witt said of her cousin. “He’d be there at the drop of...
Ed Sheeran brings smiles to Boston Children's with special visit

Ed Sheeran brings smiles to Boston Children's with special visit

Over the weekend, children at Boston Children's Hospital were all smiles when Ed Sheeran stopped by for a visit. The award-winning singer and songwriter made a special visit, during which he answered questions, posed for selfies and entertained patients. Sheeran even sang his hit song "Perfect" to young boys and girls and staff members. In a Facebook post, the hospital thanked Sheeran for...
2018 Emmys: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,' 'Game of Thrones,' among winners

2018 Emmys: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,' 'Game of Thrones,' among winners

The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were Monday in Los Angeles. Streaming giant Netflix is leading nominations across all categories, at 112 total, but HBO is close behind with 108. The two competed neck and neck most of the night for most wins, ultimately tying at 23 each. >> Read more trending news  History had been made before the prime time broadcast, as John Legend is the ...

HS Results 9/17: Tecumseh boys soccer win by one

Boys Soccer Monday’s Results Edgewood 1, Little Miami 1 Jonathan Alder 3, Indian Lake 3 Northwestern 5, Springfield Shawnee 1 Tecumseh 2, Urbana 1 Girls Soccer Monday’s Results Bishop Fenwick 0, Valley View 0 Brookville 6, Greenville 0 Carroll 2, Greenon 1 Centerville 8, Wayne 0 Fairborn 3, Stebbins 0 Franklin 13, West Carrollton 0 Jonathan Alder 4, Indian Lake 0 Kenton Ridge 4, Benjamin...

HS Roundup 9/17: Miami East breaks tie against Versailles in golf

With a fifth score of 56, Katie Pottorf broke the tie against Versailles and Miami East won 195-196. The leading lady for Miami East was Paige Lawson with a 44 and second was Kearsten Kirby who recorded a 47. This win helped the Lady Vikings of Miami East improve their record 8-3 overall and 3-3 in league. Boys Golf Bellbrook 167, Franklin 219: Co-medalist Zach Crampton and Ryan Wehner were from Bellbrook...
Delta pilot accused of lying about mental health issues to keep flying

Delta pilot accused of lying about mental health issues to keep flying

A Delta Air Lines pilot from Fayette County has been indicted on charges he misled government officials about his mental health so he could keep flying. Adam Asleson, 39, of Peachtree City, is accused of falsifying Federal Aviation Administration medical records required to obtain airman medical certificates, which are critical to determining a pilot’s fitness to fly aircraft. The FAA alleges...
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