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One dead after vehicle crash in Clinton Co.

One person has died after a vehicle crash in Wilmington Sunday, OSP Wilmington Post Sgt. Jeremy Grillot confirmed. Crews were dispatched to Airborne Road, about one-half mile east of State Route 134 around 10:30 a.m. Initial scanner traffic indicated that there were people ejected and entrapped, but that has not been confirmed. It’s not clear how many vehicles were involved or what caused the...


Looking back in Springfield: the elegant Shawnee Hotel

Looking back in Springfield: the elegant Shawnee Hotel

When the Shawnee Hotel opened in Springfield in January 1917, it was considered to be second to none in the state. It had 173 guest rooms with mahogany and ivory furniture, marble staircases, Italian drapery, in-room plumbing, and many other features that made it a grand edition to the city.  The main dining room, shown here in 1939, was designed in the Gothic style and had wood paneling of black...
Clark County manufacturing firms see early impacts of trade war

Clark County manufacturing firms see early impacts of trade war

A survey is showing medium-sized manufacturers across the U.S. are increasingly concerned about the impact of tariffs on their business, but some manufacturing firms in Clark County say they are already seeing higher prices on some raw materials. The U.S. is engaged in a trade dispute with China, and the two countries have already slapped billions of dollars in tariffs on goods, with the possibility...
Student of the Week Catholic Central High School

Student of the Week Catholic Central High School

Name: Skyler Patterson School: Catholic Central High School Grade: 12 Age: 17 Extra-curricular: Softball and tennis Claim to fame/honors: Arts Words you live by: “Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” Toughest challenge: Persevering through pre-calculus and moving on to AP calculus Biggest influence: My parents What’s on your bedroom walls: Paint...
Athlete of the Week Catholic Central High School

Athlete of the Week Catholic Central High School

Name: Mykah Eichie School: Catholic Central High School Grade: 12 Age: 17 Sports: Basketball and football Words you live by: “Work hard; play hard.” Toughest opponent: Myself Biggest influence: My brother, Richard Game-day rituals: Eat a Subway breakfast sub When I’m bored I like to … Listen to music and lift Favorite movie: Menace II Society Person who would play you in a...
Driver charged with DUI after striking a home in Piqua

Driver charged with DUI after striking a home in Piqua

The driver of a vehicle that struck the side of a house in Piqua Saturday night has been charged with a DUI, the Piqua Police Department confirmed. The vehicle struck the corner of a house in the 300 block of Riverside Drive and hit a Vectren gas meter causing a leak. Minor damage was caused to the home. The incident is still under investigation by Piqua police. An accident with injuries occurred...
Officials finding success in fighting perceived problem bars and clubs

Officials finding success in fighting perceived problem bars and clubs

When Harrison Twp. officials try to get Plush Gentlemen’s Club’s liquor license revoked next month, they’ll be armed with evidence of at least one connected homicide or shooting — a hallmark of successful efforts in recent years to shutter bars in Hamilton, Middletown and Huber Heights. Police and community leaders in southwest Ohio say the process to fight liquor licenses...
A first-of-its-kind Ohio program offers thousands of free training courses from libraries

A first-of-its-kind Ohio program offers thousands of free training courses from libraries

Ohio will be the first state to expand its online library learning program statewide, allowing any Ohioan with a valid library card to take thousands of small, free online courses, whether for fun or to bolster a work resume. While some of the software tutorials and job interviewing videos take a matter of minutes, the system also offers numerous structured learning paths for those who want to take...
4-Hers celebrate Clark County bicentennial in booths, barns

4-Hers celebrate Clark County bicentennial in booths, barns

Clark County 4-H clubs are decorating for a birthday, and fairgoers are invited to celebrate, too. Barns throughout the fairgrounds as well as 4-H booths in the Clark County Fair’s Youth Building will be decorated in recognition of Clark County’s 200th birthday, said Patty House, the 4-H youth development educator for Clark County’s Ohio State University Extension office. RELATED...
Springfield Then & Now: Palace Café and Restaurant

Springfield Then & Now: Palace Café and Restaurant

The Palace Hotel, located on the southwest corner of Fountain Avenue and Washington Street, was built in 1885 by Robert Flack Sr. This photo from around 1900 shows the Palace Café and Restaurant and the 1876 Central Engine House to the left. The Palace was renamed the Fountain Hotel around 1916 and in the 1930s it became the Hotel Frances.  Today, Fountain Avenue doesn't intersect with...
Springfield police investigating second homicide this week

Springfield police investigating second homicide this week

A 22-year-old Springfield man was shot and killed Friday morning, the second fatal shooting in Springfield within a week. Gary Cameron was found dead at around 12 a.m on Russell Avenue. No one was arrested in the case and police declined to take questions about the investigation Friday. MORE: Shooting death of Springfield man ruled homicide; victim identified Officers did detail in a police report...
Impact of 3-vehicle crash pushes car, SUV into McDonald’s lot in Springfield

Impact of 3-vehicle crash pushes car, SUV into McDonald’s lot in Springfield

Alcohol may have been a factor in a three-vehicle crash Friday night that sent four people to area hospitals. The impact of the crash around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street forced a red car and silver SUV off the roadway and into a McDonald’s parking lot. According to witnesses, the driver of the red car pulled out of KFC and in front of a white pickup truck, which then struck...
Gravesite for ‘Buckskin Girl’ gets new headstone with her name

Gravesite for ‘Buckskin Girl’ gets new headstone with her name

It took nearly 37 years before a positive ID was made of Jane Doe whose body was found along a Miami County road, but only a short time for donations and creation of a new stone marking her grave in Troy. Marcia Sossomon King of Arkansas, who was 21 when she died in 1981, was remembered Friday with the placement of the stone and a memorial service at Riverside Cemetery. The name Sossomon, her father&rsquo...
Move Over law initiative to take place until July 28

Move Over law initiative to take place until July 28

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and members of the 6-State Trooper Project will be collaborating to focus on enforcing the Move Over law, which now exists in all 50 states.  This initiative will begin on Sunday, July 22 at 12:01 a.m. and end on Saturday, July 28 at 11:59 p.m., according to a release. The high-visibility enforcement will include state police from Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania...
Clark County Fair: Young contenders show off hog controlling skills

Clark County Fair: Young contenders show off hog controlling skills

Eight year old Anna Straup, a three year veteran, was awarded $25 and a trophy for her victory in the Pee Wee Hog Showmanship competition on the first day of the 2018 Clark County Fair. The fair opened Friday and runs through July 27. Participants are judged on how well they present and control their pig, said Greg Kaffenbarger Swine Superintendent for the Clark County Fair. “You can have the...
Have you seen missing Preble County woman?

Have you seen missing Preble County woman?

The Preble County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a West Alexandria woman reported missing. Laura Patterson, 52, left her home on foot sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday. It appears she took nothing with her, according to the sheriff’s office. Patterson works in the Monroe area, but her employer has not heard from her. She is considered an endangered...
Dayton gridiron hero LaVar Glover on walking away, playing golf and building bridges after the NFL 

Dayton gridiron hero LaVar Glover on walking away, playing golf and building bridges after the NFL 

While his college football teammates were shaking it up and shutting down bars, Dayton football hero LaVar Glover was sharing a bedroom with the 15-year-old brother he was trying to set on the right path.  Glover, now the director of self-sufficiency at Community Action Partnership, talked to Amelia Robinson about his unconventional life for the latest episode of the “What Had...
Start of $48M fix to I-70 choke point is days away

Start of $48M fix to I-70 choke point is days away

Sixteen years in the works and just days away from beginning, the $48 million widening of a section of Interstate 70 at Springfield promises to make the drive between Dayton and Columbus smoother and safer. But first, there’s going to be some pain. Randy Chevalley, director of Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 7, talked about upcoming area transportation projects at an I-70/75...
The Heritage Center: Military musket used to repair plow

The Heritage Center: Military musket used to repair plow

Preparing the grounds for agriculture meant clearing the land and turning the earth to plant crops, so plows, whether powered by mechanical power, animals, or people have always been vital. The earlier plow shown here, on display at the Heritage Center, was repaired using the ramrod from a military musket, providing a very literal interpretation of the phrase “swords to plowshares.” RELATED...
More than 100 former Ohio State students report sexual misconduct by doctor

More than 100 former Ohio State students report sexual misconduct by doctor

Ohio State University announced today that more than 100 former students have reported first-hand accounts of sexual misconduct by former school physician Richard Strauss. Strauss worked at OSU from the mid-1970s to the 1990s and died in 2005. In total, the university’s independent investigators have interviewed more than 200 former students and staff with information about Strauss. Investigators...
Fewer than 300 without power after storms knock out service 1,600 DP&L customers

Fewer than 300 without power after storms knock out service 1,600 DP&L customers

Fewer than 300 Dayton Power & Light customers without power after storms knocked out service to more than 1,600 across the region. The majority of outages, as of 7:50 p.m., are in Greene County, where there are 154 customers in the dark, according to the DP&L online outage map. Other outages include 80 in Montgomery County; 27 in Miami County; 6 in Mercer County; 3 each in Preble and Shelby counties...
What to do if you find the boa constrictor slithering in Springfield

What to do if you find the boa constrictor slithering in Springfield

With the shed skin of a boa constrictor found on a bike path in Springfield last week, Clark County officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for the possibly loose snake. The snake is not a threat to people, according to Tim Harrison, director for Outreach for Animals. Harrison, who has decades of experience with foreign animals, told NewsCenter 7’s John Bedell that the snake will...
RECALL ROUNDUP: Here’s the latest recall from the past week

RECALL ROUNDUP: Here’s the latest recall from the past week

Some potentially dangerous home décor is under recall, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.  Mirrors by Crate and Barrel are being recalled because they could come apart and cut you.  The Josephine style mirrors have the number 215-037 printed on the tag. They were sold individually and in packs of three.  There are three reports of the mirror glass coming loose...
Couple brings trained Bengal tigers to Clark County Fair

Couple brings trained Bengal tigers to Clark County Fair

Judit and Juergen Nerger have been training Bengal/Siberian tigers to perform for decades. This week, they are bringing the show to the 2018 Clark County Fair at the Clark County Fairgrounds. »RELATED: Clark County Fair entertainment combines new, favorite acts The tigers will perform on Saturday and Sunday at 3, 6, and 8:30 p.m., and at 6 and 8:30 p.m. weekdays, said Judit Nerger. It takes...
Streaming services like Netflix could soon have emergency alerts

Streaming services like Netflix could soon have emergency alerts

A new bill introduced in the Senate Wednesday if passed by Congress would explore establishing a system to offer emergency alerts to audio and video online streaming services, such as Netflix and Spotify. Senate Bill 3238, also known as “The READI Act”, was introduced by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI)and is co-sponsored by Sen. John Thune (R-SD). “The bipartisan legislation would...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-DR-0603 - Levi J. Coy, 2723 Anita Dr., v. Amanda M. Coy, 1332 Maiden Lane, complaint for divorce. 18-DS-0604 - Shaun Christopher Jones, Bellbrook, and Kimberly Sue Jones, Huber Heights, petition for dissolution of marriage. 18-DS-0606 - Melissa Dabe, 163 Shadla Road, and Bryan Dabe, 163 Shadla Road, petition for dissolution of marriage. 18-DS-0609 - Tonya Marie Bumbalough...
Ebay to lay off more than 200 workers

Ebay to lay off more than 200 workers

Ebay will permanently lay off 274 workers, according to plans filed with the State of California Employment Development Department. While Ebay reported a 9 percent increase in revenue this quarter, the business also saw a rise in operating expenses. GAAP operating margin in the quarter fell to 15.4 percent, compared to 19.8 percent for the same period last year, and non-GAAP operating margin fell...
Engineer: Most residents favor Mad River-Alex Bell traffic roundabout

Engineer: Most residents favor Mad River-Alex Bell traffic roundabout

So far, most public comments have favored building a traffic roundabout at the busy Mad River/Alex-Bell roads intersection, a roundabout that Montgomery County Engineer Paul Gruner said would do away with the thousand-foot backups that stymie the current four-way-stop intersection at the busiest hours. “We’re reducing the 1,000-foot backups to nothing essentially at the peak hours,&rdquo...
Mark Wahlberg to open car dealership in Ohio

Mark Wahlberg to open car dealership in Ohio

Actor, producer and businessman Mark Wahlberg is partnering with veteran Chevy dealer Jay Feldman to launch his first car dealership in Ohio. Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet will open in Columbus, Ohio. The dealership was formerly known as Bobby Layman Chevrolet at 3900 West Broad Street. Feldman and Wahlberg have been friends for several years, and became partners in a Wahlburgers restaurant...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Scottie L. Cochran, 23, of 1220 Texas Ave., menacing, guilty, 30 days jail with 30 days suspended, fine and cost due Sept. 16, fined $50. William G. Dufner Jr., 33, of 1530 N. Belmont Ave., violation of temporary protection order, guilty, 60 days jail with 60 days suspended; violation of temporary protection order, dismissed. Tyrone L. Fambro Jr., 25, of 520 Taramore...
Here’s why birds are being painted along downtown Dayton bridge 

Here’s why birds are being painted along downtown Dayton bridge 

Jes McMillan’s plan is going up with the birds. The owner of Crane Studio Market and founder of the nonprofit Mosaic Institute of Greater Dayton along with a crew that includes Vincent Detrick, Ileana Del Campo-Gray, Kate Edmondson and Amy Dallis are painting a mural on the train overpass near the intersection of  Keowee and First streets.  When complete...
Downtown Dayton salon wants you to be ‘blown away’ by its new products  

Downtown Dayton salon wants you to be ‘blown away’ by its new products  

 A millionaire’s question stuck in Joshua S. Ladner’s mind: why don’t you have your own products?  Ladner said the well-known woman (he asked that she remain unnamed for her privacy) raved about his shop, Salon J. Ladner at 45 S St Clair St. in downtown Dayton, as he did her hair. She asked why it wasn’t selling its own products.  “She kind...
Greene County asks court to dismiss Xenia’s annexation case

Greene County asks court to dismiss Xenia’s annexation case

Greene County is asking the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals to dismiss the City of Xenia’s claims that county commissioners failed to meet their obligations in the city’s attempt to annex land connected to Central State University. Attorneys representing the county commission board last week filed a motion to dismiss and an answer to Xenia’s writ of mandamus, which asks the...
Clark County Fair entertainment combines new, favorite acts

Clark County Fair entertainment combines new, favorite acts

From the midway to the big tent to the grandstand, this year’s Clark County Fair will offer entertainment experiences as sharp as a tiger’s tooth, fast as a drag race and as thrilling as a 90-foot drop. Tigers and pigs will be on the midway, country, rock, jazz and Christian music in the big tent and races pulls and scrambles will be near the grandstand when the fair returns Friday, July...
Rides at Clark Co. Fair go through intensive inspections

Rides at Clark Co. Fair go through intensive inspections

Before the first kid is strapped into the Kamikaze at the Clark County Fair, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said each ride has gone through a series of thorough checks. According to a fact sheet provided by the agency, the state employs eight full-time inspectors who regularly inspect more than 4,000 rides across the state, which includes the 30 rides at Clark County’s Fair. CLARK CO. FAIR...
Jury convicts teen who says alternate personality killed his dad’s girlfriend

Jury convicts teen who says alternate personality killed his dad’s girlfriend

It only took three hours of deliberations Wednesday for a jury to convict a 16-year-old Champaign County boy in the stabbing and shooting death of his father’s longtime girlfriend. Donovan Nicholas was found guilty of aggravated murder and murder, the Columbus Dispatch reported, in the death of 40-year-old Heidi Fay Taylor in April 2017. He will be sentenced Tuesday. He was tried as an...
Shooting death of Springfield man ruled homicide; victim identified

Shooting death of Springfield man ruled homicide; victim identified

A man shot and killed on Russell Avenue has been identified as Gary Cameron, 21 of Springfield, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office.  His death has been ruled a homicide, according to the coroner’s office.  We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.  The victim of a shooting on Russell Avenue in Springfield early Friday morning has died, according...
Discovery of body in Bethel Twp., Clark County, prompts death investigation

Discovery of body in Bethel Twp., Clark County, prompts death investigation

The discovery of a body in a residence in the 800 block of Edgewick Road in Bethel Twp., Clark County, has prompted a death investigation by the sheriff's office.  Sheriff's detectives were at the residence at midnight, awaiting the arrival of a county coroner's investigator. Crime scene tape has been installed around the home and the property as part of the investigation.  Deputies were...
Clark County Fair opens Friday with ‘something for everyone’

Clark County Fair opens Friday with ‘something for everyone’

The 71st annual Clark County Fair opens Friday with plenty of activities for agricultural enthusiasts, carnival goers, and returning guests alike. The fair runs through July 27. Gates open each day at 8 a.m. TRENDING ONLINE: Missing Springfield man found alive after search General admission is $6. Admission is free for children five and under. Parking is free. A weekly pass is $30.00. All concerts...
Strong storms spawn several Iowa tornadoes; workers hurt after factory hit

Strong storms spawn several Iowa tornadoes; workers hurt after factory hit

Multiple funnel clouds formed this afternoon as powerful storms passed over the Central Plains. The hardest hit was suburban Des Moines, Iowa, where two tornadoes developed at the same time near Marshalltown and several workers were injured when a twister hit the Vermeer Corp. plant in Pella. Pella Police Lt. Shane Cox told KCCI-TV, a CBS affiliate, that he didn’t know the extent of injuries...
Romance scams: How to spot, avoid a costly relationship

Romance scams: How to spot, avoid a costly relationship

“She said all the right things. I’m an older man, kind of lonely. I was looking for a change and she hit me at just exactly the right time.”  A Centerville man thought he found love, but now he knows it was a lie. He lost $800 in a romance scam and wants to warn others.  He requested to be known only as “Joe” to protect his identity out of fear of losing his...
Turner says Trump missed chance to send strong message to Putin

Turner says Trump missed chance to send strong message to Putin

Saying “Putin got a pass,” U.S. Rep. Mike Turner says President Donald Trump failed to send a much-needed message to the world that Russian meddling in U.S. elections was unacceptable during Trump’s lengthy press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week. Speaking on “The Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer on Thursday, Turner called Trump&rsquo...
Jim Jordan blames political rivals for Ohio State sex allegations

Jim Jordan blames political rivals for Ohio State sex allegations

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Jordan suggested those on the left “choreographed” accusations that as an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State he ignored warnings from wrestlers that a team doctor engaged in inappropriate behavior with them. During an interview Thursday with Fox News, Jordan, R-Urbana, said he found it “suspect” the charges have emerged this summer as he and...
Springfield OKs ballot measure seeking voter approval for fluoride

Springfield OKs ballot measure seeking voter approval for fluoride

Springfield city commissioners voted Tuesday to move ahead with a proposal that would allow voters to decide whether to add fluoride to the city’s water supply. The vote Tuesday will allow the city to file the appropriate paper work with the Clark County Board of Elections putting the issue on the ballot, said Bryan Heck, deputy city manager for Springfield. MORE: Home sales down in region due...
Gunman in Trader Joe’s hostage situation arrested, held on $2M bail, victim identified

Gunman in Trader Joe’s hostage situation arrested, held on $2M bail, victim identified

One woman is dead and a suspect in custody after dozens of people were held hostage Saturday during a standoff at a Los Angeles Trader Joe’s supermarket. Update 3:40 p.m. EDT July 22: The victim of a gunman who shot his grandmother and took dozens of people hostage at a Los Angeles Trader Joe’s has been identified by police. The Associated Press reported that, according to...
Some Ritz products recalled for potential salmonella presence

Some Ritz products recalled for potential salmonella presence

Some Ritz products are being voluntarily recalled due to the potential presence of salmonella. Mondelez Global LLC announced the voluntary recall in the United States, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Saturday. >> Read more trending news  The affected products are some Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits products. According to a news release, the products contain whey...
Chrissy Teigen shares sweet video of son Miles smiling & kicking his feet: 'This little dude'

Chrissy Teigen shares sweet video of son Miles smiling & kicking his feet: 'This little dude'

Looks like Chrissy Teigen might have a future soccer player on her hands! Teigen, 32, shared a sweet video of her 9-week-old son Miles Theodore on Saturday, as her baby boy lounged on his back while smiling and kicking his feet. “The little guy,” she captioned the adorable — but sound-less — social media clip, during which her son was surrounded by stuffed toys...
Tony Sparano, former Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders head coach, dead at 56

Tony Sparano, former Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders head coach, dead at 56

Offensive line coach for the Minnesota Vikings Tony Sparano died Sunday morning at age 56. The Vikings said in a statement Sunday that Sparano died unexpectedly. >> Read more trending news  Before coaching with the Vikings, Sparano was the head coach for the Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders. He started his NFL career in 1999 as an offensive quality control coach for the Cleveland...
Rapper Offset posts bail, reunites with wife Cardi B after arrest for weapon, drug charges

Rapper Offset posts bail, reunites with wife Cardi B after arrest for weapon, drug charges

Migos rapper Offset came home Saturday after he was arrested on suspicion of drug and weapon charges Friday. WSB reported the 25-year-old and his bodyguard, Senay Gezahgn, were traveling in Jonesboro, Georgia, when police pulled over Offset for an improper lane change. Offset, whose real name is Kiari Cephus, was driving a 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera. >> Read more trending news ...
9 members of one family among 17 killed in duck boat accident on lake in Branson, Missouri 

9 members of one family among 17 killed in duck boat accident on lake in Branson, Missouri 

A duck boat accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, killed 17 people Thursday night, including the boat’s driver and nine members of an Indiana family, according to authorities. Fourteen other people were injured. >> Read more trending news  Update 12:50 p.m. EDT July 22: The 17 people killed in the duck boat accident have all been identified, according to The...
Singer Michelle Williams updates fans after reports she checked into mental health facility

Singer Michelle Williams updates fans after reports she checked into mental health facility

Michelle Williams posted a quick update for fans Friday after a report emerged that she checked herself into a mental health facility for depression. >> Read more trending news  Entertainment Tonight reported that the former Destiny’s Child singer tweeted, “Progress not Perfection!” along with a screenshot from her Instagram story that read, “I feel the...
Baby found dead after mom left him home alone for 10 hours while she worked, police say

Baby found dead after mom left him home alone for 10 hours while she worked, police say

An Arizona mother is in jail after police said she went to work and left her 1-year-old son alone in their apartment, where he was found dead 10 hours later. According to court documents obtained by KTVK, Donielle Joyce King, 32, of Phoenix, was arrested and charged with child abuse after first responders found the boy unresponsive Tuesday afternoon.  King told investigators that she left...
Frequent teen technology use linked to ADHD symptoms, study finds

Frequent teen technology use linked to ADHD symptoms, study finds

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, affecting millions of American children annually, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While the causes and risk factors of the disorder are unknown, researchers are studying how brain injury, exposure to lead and other environmental factors during...
Texas woman accused of sending meth to convicted killer, police say

Texas woman accused of sending meth to convicted killer, police say

A Texas woman is behind bars after police say she tried to send meth to a convicted killer. According to KFDX, Sara Elizabeth Russell, 29, of Katy, was charged Thursday with one count of prohibited substance in a correctional facility after mailroom employees at the James V. Allred Unit prison found methamphetamine – and instructions on how to hide it – inside a card.  >>...
Happy 5th birthday, Prince George! Kate Middleton, Prince William share sweet photo of oldest son

Happy 5th birthday, Prince George! Kate Middleton, Prince William share sweet photo of oldest son

Someone looks very happy to be turning 5. Kensington Palace shared an adorable photo of a smiling Prince George, the oldest child of Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, on Saturday, one day before the pint-sized royal's birthday. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share a new photograph of Prince George to mark his fifth birthday – thank you...
Remains of woman missing since 2016 found in Washington state

Remains of woman missing since 2016 found in Washington state

The remains of a Washington state woman who was missing for years was found near Snohomish in May this year, King County sheriff’s officials said Thursday.  The remains have been identified as Jamie Haggard. Haggard was reported missing in June 2016.  Officials said the remains were found near Downes Road and Fales Road on May 9. Deputies said a crew cleaning up roadside...
Veteran's American flag stolen; now a heartbreaking plea to get it back

Veteran's American flag stolen; now a heartbreaking plea to get it back

The sign says, “Please return my flag, sentimental to me. I brought it back from Iraq. The bottom four stripes have my buddy’s blood on them.”  “This was very important to him,” said Kim Phillips, who lives in Tacoma, Washington. She said veteran Nolan Gomez, also of Tacoma, was doing some yard work when someone stole his American flag.  The flag usually...
Boat breaks free, crashes onto truck towing it, officials say

Boat breaks free, crashes onto truck towing it, officials say

A large boat broke free from its trailer Saturday and landed on top of the truck towing it.  Rescue crews responded to the unusual scene at 5:38 p.m. to secure the boat and treat victims for injuries, the Union Hill Fire Department said on Facebook.  The victims, whose identities were not released, were treated at the scene.
Trump Chicken balloon to fly in San Francisco Sunday

Trump Chicken balloon to fly in San Francisco Sunday

Move over Baby Trump balloon, an inflatable Trump Chicken is already making appearances in America. The 33-foot tall inflatable caricature of President Donald Trump will be seen Sunday when it’s attached to a boat and sails along the shores of San Francisco. The chicken, dressed in a shirt with “Prisoner 45” emblazoned across it, first floated April 15, 2017, at the San Francisco...
Cincinnati police looking for two separate incidents of sexual and felonious assault suspects

Cincinnati police looking for two separate incidents of sexual and felonious assault suspects

The Cincinnati Police Department is investigation two separate crimes of sexual assault and felonious assault. The Cincinnati Police Department Personal Crimes Squad is investigating a series of incidents that occurred last Thursday between 5:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. in the vicinity of 1581 Summit Road in Bond Hill. The Cincinnati Police Emergency Communication Section received multiple calls regarding...
11-year-old graduates Florida college 

11-year-old graduates Florida college 

When William Maillis was 2-years-old, he learned simple mathematical equations. At 4 he was on to algebra. He was declared a genius when he was 5 by an Ohio State University psychologist. At 9, he graduated high school. Maillis, now 11, turned the tassel on his mortarboard Saturday as he graduated with his associates degree from St. Petersburg College. He plans to start on his bachelor’s degree...
World War II veteran awarded Prisoner of War medal after 73 years 

World War II veteran awarded Prisoner of War medal after 73 years 

During World War II, Ralph G. Rumsey of Woodstock was a prisoner of war in Germany for six months. After struggling with his wartime experiences for 73 years, he’s been awarded a Prisoner of War Medal, gaining the recognition he thought might never come.  At 96, Rumsey said he’s finally feeling some sense of closure. He’s not satisfied yet, however; now, he wants to put the...
Georgia inmates in solitary confinement at 'grave risk of harm,' expert says

Georgia inmates in solitary confinement at 'grave risk of harm,' expert says

Craig Haney, hired to assess conditions in the solitary confinement unit at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison, has visited some of the nation’s most dangerous prisons, but nothing could prepare him for what he witnessed on the E Wing. The atmosphere was “as chaotic and out-of-control as any such unit I have seen in decades of conducting such evaluations,” he wrote...
Mother charged with abduction after Ohio Amber Alert

Mother charged with abduction after Ohio Amber Alert

Brianna Harris, 23, has been charged with abduction and endangering children after she drove off with her four kids, causing an Ohio Amber Alert Saturday, according to our partners at WCPO. Harris is the non-custodial mother of her children she took from a home in Euclid, Ohio Friday. The children were found safe with Harris in the 1300 block of Superior Avenue on Saturday. The Department of Child...
Her mother was once the Clark County Fair Queen, and now so is this STEM Academy grad

Her mother was once the Clark County Fair Queen, and now so is this STEM Academy grad

Emma Hardacre had plenty of reasons for being nervous among the eight nominees vying for 2018 Clark County Fair Queen. Not only were there the questions and the attention in the Champions Center Banquet Room on Saturday, there was family legacy. When the judges’ final decision was read, the recent Global Impact STEM Academy graduate added to the legacy, taking the Fair Queen title for 2018 and...
Study: Doctors give patients only seconds to explain reason for visit before interrupting

Study: Doctors give patients only seconds to explain reason for visit before interrupting

Have you ever felt rushed during a doctor’s visit? Most physicians don’t give their patients adequate time to explain the reason for their visit, according to a new study.  Researchers from the University of Florida, Gainesville, recently conducted a study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, to explore clinical encounters between doctors and their patients...
Officer killed by suspected drunken driver during funeral escort, Dallas police say

Officer killed by suspected drunken driver during funeral escort, Dallas police say

A 32-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department died early Saturday after he was hit by a suspected drunken driver during a funeral escort, authorities said. Senior Cpl. Earl “Jamie” Givens died early Saturday while he and other officers were escorting the body of Senior Cpl. Tyrone Andrews from Laurel Land Funeral Home to East Texas, police said. Andrews died of cancer, The Dallas...
Police search for man accused of sucker-punching a customer at Walmart

Police search for man accused of sucker-punching a customer at Walmart

Police are searching for a person of interest in an assault at a Georgia Walmart where a man said he was sucker-punched. The shopper said the person of interest approached him in an aisle at the Covington Walmart and asked if he was “looking for something with sugar” before striking him from behind, according to the police incident report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The...
Men accused of stealing $8M in rare books, items from Pittsburgh library

Men accused of stealing $8M in rare books, items from Pittsburgh library

Two men are facing charges of stealing or damaging more than $8 million in rare books and materials from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh over more than two decades. Investigators on Friday charged Greg Priore and John Schulman with the crimes, alleging the two men worked together to remove the items from the Oliver Room.  According to the criminal complaint, Priore worked as the manager and...
Officers responding to noise complaint end up in dance-off with kids

Officers responding to noise complaint end up in dance-off with kids

Barnstable police officers found themselves in an unexpected competition on Thursday while responding to a noise complaint. The department posted a video on their Facebook page of an impromptu dance-off that the officers had with children after responding to the complaint on Spring Street in Hyannis. Raphael Morales sent in the video. He said a noise complaint had been sent in to police...
Toddler drowns in babysitter's pool, twin brother hospitalized, deputies say

Toddler drowns in babysitter's pool, twin brother hospitalized, deputies say

A young girl drowned and her twin brother was hospitalized Friday after they were found in a swimming pool while staying with a babysitter in Tennessee, according to Knox County sheriff’s deputies. The children, who were identified only as nearly 2-year-old twins, were staying at a home on Fox Lonas Road in West Knox County when the incident happened, deputies said. Their babysitter told authorities...
Marine son stationed overseas surprises firefighter father for his birthday

Marine son stationed overseas surprises firefighter father for his birthday

A Marine stationed in Norway traveled around the globe to surprise his father in South Carolina on his birthday. The two reunited in an emotional moment at Friday’s celebration for Perry Clanton, an assistant volunteer fire chief, in Lancaster, South Carolina. Family and friends gathered for the occasion at the Buford Fire and Rescue building. Clanton thought he was doing an interview with WSOCTV...
'I'm just lost': Relatives talk about losing 9 family members in duck boat accident

'I'm just lost': Relatives talk about losing 9 family members in duck boat accident

A metro Atlanta man told WSBTV that he is “just lost” after losing nine of his relatives in a duck boat accident on Missouri’s Table Rock Lake on Thursday. “I don’t know. I can’t place it. I can’t imagine it,” Gary Coleman told WSBTV. “We’ve had a death in the family — one or two. Not a whole family at one time.” Gary Coleman...
Captain said not to worry about life jackets before deadly duck boat crash, survivor says

Captain said not to worry about life jackets before deadly duck boat crash, survivor says

A woman who lost nine family members when a duck boat capsized in Missouri’s Table Rock Lake on Thursday said the captain of the boat told passengers not to worry about life jackets before the accident. Tia Coleman was one of the 11 members of the Coleman family to board the duck boat Thursday, according to WXIN-TV. She told the TV station that she and her nephew were the only survivors of their...
Survey: Black millennials are more religious than other millennials

Survey: Black millennials are more religious than other millennials

Black millennials are more religious than other members of their generation, according to a new analysis from Pew Research Center. The analysis, based on data from the Center’s 2014 Religious Landscape Study, revealed that 64 percent of black millennials are highly religious compared to 39 percent of nonblack millennials. Religious commitment was measured by a four-item scale which...
Trump: NFL players should be suspended for kneeling during anthem

Trump: NFL players should be suspended for kneeling during anthem

President Donald Trump said Friday that NFL players who kneel during the national anthem should be suspended as team owners and the NFL Players Association agreed to halt the enforcement of rules regarding the new national anthem policy. Team owners approved the policy in May. It would require players to stand during the anthem or stay in the locker room or off-field while it’s being played...
Heart doctor for former President H.W. Bush killed in bicycle drive-by shooting 

Heart doctor for former President H.W. Bush killed in bicycle drive-by shooting 

A cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush was shot and killed Friday in a bicycle drive-by shooting near Texas Medical Center in Houston. >> Read more trending news  Police said Dr. Mark Hausknecht, 65, was riding his bicycle near Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women just before 9 a.m. on Friday when he was shot by another bicyclist going in the other direction, ...
Cincinnati airport tickets nearly $80 cheaper than Dayton

Cincinnati airport tickets nearly $80 cheaper than Dayton

Dayton International Airport’s ticket costs remain about 17 percent higher than the national average, but the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport saw drastically lower fares at the beginning of this year. The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport’s efforts to bring on more low-cost carriers over the past several years seems to be paying off. Since Frontier Airlines joined...
Deadly duck tour boat crashes date back nearly two decades

Deadly duck tour boat crashes date back nearly two decades

As families and friends mourn the deaths of 17 people killed on a tourist duck boat in Branson, Missouri, the National Transportation Safety Board is beginning its investigation into what caused the crash. The tragedy at Table Rock Lake wasn’t the first time a duck amphibious vehicle had been involved in a deadly crash. Since 1999, 40 people have been killed in deadly crashes involving amphibious...
Quadriplegic paraglider raising awareness for ‘disability-friendly’ parks has trailer stolen in Utah 

Quadriplegic paraglider raising awareness for ‘disability-friendly’ parks has trailer stolen in Utah 

A quadriplegic paraglider from Missoula, Montana, is asking for public help after his trailer and video equipment were stolen from a park in Utah. Joe Stone, 33, has been using the trailer to visit parks and paraglide across the country, as part of a film project for his foundation to inspire disabled people to explore the outdoors.  Stone suffered a permanent spinal chord injury in a paragliding...
Millions fall for South Carolina dentist in viral ‘In My Fillings’ dance video

Millions fall for South Carolina dentist in viral ‘In My Fillings’ dance video

A dentist in Greenville, South Carolina, is inspiring millions to get their teeth cleaned after taking on the Drake-inspired “In My Feelings” dance challenge. Dr. Rich Constantine’s version of the “shiggy” -- a dance inspired by the rapper -- has over 24 million views on Facebook. >> Read more trending news  Over 100,000 people have commented...
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