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No charges over mock rape complaints at haunted house

Police in northeast Ohio say they won't file criminal charges in connection with a haunted house attraction where visitors complained that actors simulated raping them. Springfield Township police said in a statement Wednesday that Akron Fright Fest actors had "used poor judgment" in October but that there was "no physical evidence to substantiate allegations of a crime being committed...
Signing period: Area seniors who will play at the next level

Signing period: Area seniors who will play at the next level

The week-long early signing period for basketball and the regular signing period for all NCAA Division I and II sports but football began on Wednesday, Nov. 14. NCAA D-I football will have an early signing period from Dec. 19-21. The traditional regular signing period for football is Feb. 6-April 1 of 2019. The following are area high school seniors who signed or will sign national letters of intent...
Acura SUV hits sales record

Acura SUV hits sales record

The Acura RDX, assembled in East Liberty, Ohio set a new annual sales record this year, beating a previous sales record of 52,361 units set in 2016. Sales in 2018 have exceeded that figure with more than six weeks remaining in 2016. Further, RDX has helped Acura to a 7.3 percent gain in luxury sport utility sales for the year, including a new all-time record for Acura SUVs in October. On a cumulative...
VINCENT, Rachel

VINCENT, Rachel

VINCENT (Hill, McConnaughey, Owens), Rachel Anne Went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 8th, 2018. Funeral service will be held Friday at 12:30 PM in Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 11:30 AM. Burial immediately following at Rose Hill Burial Park. Expressions of sympathy may be made at http://www.trostelchapman.com. Sign the guestbook...
PIERCE, Paul E.

PIERCE, Paul E.

PIERCE, Paul E. 82, of Urbana passed away peacefully Monday, November 12, 2018 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born September 5, 1936 in Springfield, the son of the late Roy Allen and Bernice (Pollard) Pierce. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Judy M. (Foster) Pierce; one daughter, Julie (Jim) George; one son, Jay Pierce and two grandsons, Christopher (Ann) George and...
MADDEX, Myron

MADDEX, Myron

MADDEX, Myron B. "Mike" 94, of Springfield. Arrangements pending at RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME. Sign the guestbook at Legacy.com View the obituary on Legacy.com Funeral Home Information Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home 838 East High Street Springfield, OH 45505 www.richardsraffanddunbar.com
Gabbard, Clarence

Gabbard, Clarence

GABBARD, Clarence VanDyke Age 65 of Springfield, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. He has joined his parents and brother in the afterlife. He is survived by his son Jacob Gabbard, daughters Cazzie Osborne, Elizabeth (Drew) Shanefield and Sarah (Mick) Bereczky, 9 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, 3 siblings, and numerous other relatives and friends. Clarence served in the United...
LINTHICUM, Harley

LINTHICUM, Harley

LINTHICUM, Harley N. "Bill" Age 81, of Avon Park, FL, passed away November 9, 2018 in Lake Wales, FL. Harley was born on August 22,1937 to Harley E. and Elizabeth (Standley) Linthicum in Springfield, Ohio. Bill was a skilled handyman for himself and his friends. He discovered golf after retirement and would play often. Bill loved his family and is survived by his son Michael and wife Debbie...
Fulgham, Patricia

Fulgham, Patricia

FULGHAM (Brown), Patricia 54, of Springfield, Ohio passed away Thursday, November 13, 2018. She was born August 27, 1964 in Portsmouth, Ohio the daughter of Roy & Wanda (Wilson) Brown. She was a U.S. Army Reserve veteran and registered nurse with Davita Dialysis Clinic. She is survived by her husband, David Fulgham; a son, David Fulgham II; a daughter, Samantha (Andrew) Ayres; two brothers, Matthew...
2 local congressmen may compete to be top Republican on Judiciary Committee

2 local congressmen may compete to be top Republican on Judiciary Committee

Warren County-area Rep. Steve Chabot is one of two remaining Republicans in the House of Representatives who brought the case for impeachment against then–President Bill Clinton 20 years ago. Now, he’s arguing that experience could help him and other Republican fight off Democrats if they move forward on impeaching President Donald Trump. Chabot of Cincinnati, who just won a 12th term...
Mercy Health, Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center launch new alliance

Mercy Health, Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center launch new alliance

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Mercy Health announced today they have launched a new ambition aimed at addressing the opioid crisis and increasing access to cancer and transplant care, among other things. MORE: Mercy Health’s Fairfield Hospital grows with community In announcing the Healthy State Alliance, officials said: Ohio is among the top five worst states...
‘Stand your ground’ gun bill passes Ohio House

‘Stand your ground’ gun bill passes Ohio House

A controversial “stand your ground” bill passed the Ohio House on Wednesday. But the far-reaching bill — subject to dozens of amendments over multiple sessions — moves to the Senate under an uncertain timeline and veto cloud. Gov. John Kasich has promised to keep his name off any such bill. The House-approved “stand your ground” bill removes a “duty to retreat&rdquo...
Local Rep. Jim Jordan loses bid to lead House Republicans

Local Rep. Jim Jordan loses bid to lead House Republicans

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy easily fended off a challenge from Rep. Jim Jordan Wednesday, becoming House Republicans’ choice to become the incoming House minority leader in January.  Jordan, an Urbana Republican who leads the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, received 43 votes to McCarthy’s 159 in a closed–door meeting of House Republicans. While Jordan is viewed...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Dustan Dean Conley, 23, of 1322 Perry St., domestic violence, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $2,500; assault, violation of temporary protection order, innocent, continued. Chelsea A. Dean, 24, of 302 Selma Road, theft, innocent, continued. Martas Patrick Dearmond, 20, of 323 E. Euclid Ave., robbery, innocent, continued, public defender appointed...
Springfield City narrows search for new city manager to 3

Springfield City narrows search for new city manager to 3

Springfield City commissioners have narrowed the field of city manager applicants to three, including two internal candidates. Deputy City Manager Bryan Heck and Community Development Director Shannon Meadows remain in consideration for the city manager position while Michael Ciaravino, city manager of Newburgh, New York, is the third candidate. PREVIOUS: More than 20 applicants seek...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-DP-0962 - Barbara Yates, 3379 Ventura Ave., v. Katrina Yates, South Charleston, petition for civil stalking protection order. 18-DS-0963 - Aaron D. Staker, 1938 E. Mile Road, and Autumn R. Staker, 1548 Regent Ave., petition for dissolution of marriage. 18-DS-0964 - Christina Ann Bitzan, New Carlisle, and Daryl John Bitzan, 2801 Wellsford Lane, petition for dissolution...
Three move on in bid for judge nomination in Clark County

Three move on in bid for judge nomination in Clark County

A judicial screening committee is recomending three candidates who will move on in a bid to replace a longtime local municipal court judge. Five applicants initially applied for the open seat that became available when Clark County Municipal Court Judge Eugene S. Nevius recently resigned after serving the area since 1981. The three candidates who will move forward for a possible nomination to fill...
A dream is fulfilled: Senior living community celebrates opening

A dream is fulfilled: Senior living community celebrates opening

A $10 million dollar senior living development on the site of the former Community Hospital is complete after over a year of construction. The project created nearly 50 units and is Springfield’ first “pocket neighborhood.” Construction on Community Gardens started in Sept. 2017 near the intersection of Burnett Road and East High Street. “It’s the end of long dream of...

Cleveland State beats Division II Urbana 94-65

Freshman Rashad Williams scored 14 points, Algevon Eichelberger had 10 points and nine rebounds and Cleveland State beat Division II Urbana 94-65 on Tuesday night. Williams made a 3-pointer to push Cleveland State's lead to 43-25 at halftime after shooting 50 percent and having 11 assists on 15 field goals. Cleveland State's lead was cut to 60-45 midway through the second half but the Vikings took...
Lincoln museum backers seek money to keep Illinois artifacts

Lincoln museum backers seek money to keep Illinois artifacts

Advocates for Abraham Lincoln's museum pleaded with Illinois lawmakers Tuesday to use state funds to help keep a throng of historic artifacts in his hometown despite questions about whether one of the relics — a stovepipe hat — actually belonged to the 16th president. Lawmakers grilled Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation leaders over the $9.2 million it still owes on the loan...
Stevenson, Harold

Stevenson, Harold

STEVENSON, Harold O. 92, of Springfield passed away on Monday, November 12th, 2018 at Friends Care Assisted Living. He was born December 7th, 1925 in Clark County, Ohio the son of Homer S. and Mable (Folck) Stevenson. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church. Harold obtained an Eagle Scout ranking and went on to become a scout leader for Boy Scouts of America Troop #1. He was an owner and...
Lawrence, George

Lawrence, George

LAWRENCE, George A. 78, passed away November 10, 2018 at his home in Springfield, OH. He was born November 18, 1939 in Hamlin, WV; Son of Howard F. and Goldie (Lovejoy) Lawrence. Survivors include his wife, Katheryn S. (McKinney) Lawrence; two daughters, Leesa L. Lawrence, Krystal D. Lawrence; one grandson, Travis J. Lawrence; one brother, Frank Lawrence; two sisters, Emogene L. Fetty, Betty J. (Quentin)...
HATFIELD-CASTLE, Alice Faye

HATFIELD-CASTLE, Alice Faye

HATFIELD-CASTLE, Alice Faye 68 of Springfield passed away November 11, 2018. She was born in Middlesboro, KY on March 17, 1950, the daughter of Samuel and Buelah Hatfield. Alice was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Kenny and Bill Hatfield; sister Anna Laws and former husband Earl "Butch" Castle. Survivors include her children Kenneth (Sarah) Dishon, Tammy (Michael) Isaacs and Rebecca...
CRAMER, Mary Ellen

CRAMER, Mary Ellen

CRAMER, Mary Ellen 86, of Lancaster, OH, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. She was born to Wilford & Pracilla Noice on Nov. 4, 1932 in Lancaster, OH. Mary enjoyed singing in the choir at the Springfield Masonic Community, where she was a resident for over 6 years. Preceded in death by her husband, Burch Cramer; son, William Cramer; grandson, Christopher; granddaughter, Summer; sister, Joanne and...
CARPENTER, Christer Bell

CARPENTER, Christer Bell

CARPENTER (Davis), Christer Bell Sunrise February 6, 1923 in Lincoln, AL and Sunset November 9, 2018 in Springfield, OH. Visitation 5:00pm and Home Going Service 6:00pm Friday November 16, 2018 at Greater First Baptist Church 1001 W Perrin Ave. Interment 10:00am Saturday at Ferncliff Cemetery. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NROTH 2500 Cleveland Ave...
Smith, Jody

Smith, Jody

SMITH, Jody J. 45 of Springfield died on November 3, 2018. A memorial celebration of Jody's life will be held on Saturday, November 17th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Fellowship Spring Hill, 714 N. Limestone St., Springfield. www.littletonandrue.com. Sign the guestbook at Legacy.com View the obituary on Legacy.com
PIERCE, Paul E.

PIERCE, Paul E.

PIERCE, Paul E. Age 82, of Urbana, passed away Nov. 12, 2018. Memorial Nov. 17, 1 p.m. at Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, OH. View the obituary on Legacy.com
KRUMANAKER, Charles

KRUMANAKER, Charles

KRUMANAKER, Charles T. "Chuck" 74, of South Vienna, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He was born July 16, 1944 in Huntington, IN, the son of Paul J. and Evelyn (Thomas) Krumanaker. Chuck is a beloved husband and brother. He was a proud father and grandfather and will be dearly missed. Chuck worked at International Harvester for over...
EDINGTON, Jeannetta Marie

EDINGTON, Jeannetta Marie

EDINGTON, Jeannetta Marie 74, of Springfield, passed away November 11, 2018 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was born March 24, 1944 in Springfield, the daughter of Danny and Hazel (Palmer) Radcliff. Mrs. Edington enjoyed going to auctions and bowling. She participated in the Strides for Breast Cancer and Relay for Life walks. Jeannetta will be remembered as a very caring people person...
Pastor warns about 'demonic roots' of yoga; teacher called remarks ‘ludicrous’

Pastor warns about 'demonic roots' of yoga; teacher called remarks ‘ludicrous’

A megachurch pastor in Ozark, Missouri, warned his followers to stop practicing yoga because of its “demonic roots” in Hinduism. >> Read more trending news  In a sermon last month, James River Church pastor John Lindell told his congregation that “yoga is diametrically opposed to Christianity,” according to the Kansas City Star. In a video of the sermon on YouTube...
Here’s when retailers will open for Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales

Here’s when retailers will open for Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving and Black Friday ads are surfacing quickly. Here’s when stores plan to open this year: Kohl’s Kohl’s will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving and remain open through Black Friday. The store is offering its well-known deal of $15 Kohl’s cash for every $50 spent. The ad also features a 15 percent off coupon. PHOTOS: Luxury Kettering home...
2019 CR-V begins arriving at Honda dealerships

2019 CR-V begins arriving at Honda dealerships

Honda’s 2019 CR-V began arriving at dealerships today, according to information from the company. The latest version of the sport utility vehicle is assembled by workers at the auto maker’s facilitities in East Liberty and Marysville. Workers at facilities in Greenburg, Ind., Ontario, Canada and Japan also assemble the vehicle. The latest model startes at $24,350 for the LX model with...
California wildfires called terrifying by local native who witnessed destruction

California wildfires called terrifying by local native who witnessed destruction

Ben Poston was able to leave his western Malibu condominium before the California wildfires ripped through his complex, destroying at least 20 homes and leaving the hillsides surrounding the community looking like a moonscape. Thousands have lost their homes in the California wildfires, but Poston, a Springfield native, was one of the lucky people who did not. The fire has claimed the lives of at...
California fires: ‘It’s terrifying’ says Springfield native living in Malibu

California fires: ‘It’s terrifying’ says Springfield native living in Malibu

The wildfires in California continue to burn everything in their paths, and the death toll is rising past 40 victims. There are hundreds more reported missing in northern California as the search for survivors and victims continue. Springfield native and current Los Angeles Times reporter Ben Poston is not only reporting on these wildfires, he’s also affected by them personally. He lives in...
Bishops weigh anti-abuse strategy after delay set by Vatican

Bishops weigh anti-abuse strategy after delay set by Vatican

Several Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday urged colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of action on the clergy sex abuse crisis despite a Vatican order to delay voting on key proposals. Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, suggested a nonbinding vote to convey a sense of the bishops' aspirations regarding anti-abuse efforts. "We are not branch managers of the Vatican...
Bishops weigh anti-abuse strategy after delay set by Vatican

Bishops weigh anti-abuse strategy after delay set by Vatican

Several Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday urged colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of action on the clergy sex abuse crisis despite a Vatican order to delay voting on key proposals. Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, suggested a nonbinding vote to convey a sense of the bishops' aspirations regarding anti-abuse efforts. "We are not branch managers of the Vatican...
Against odds, local Congressman Jim Jordan seeking GOP leadership post

Against odds, local Congressman Jim Jordan seeking GOP leadership post

After years of bucking Republican Speakers John Boehner and Paul Ryan on everything from health care to approving spending bills to keep the federal government open, local Congressman Jim Jordan has launched a bid to become leader of the House Republicans. On Wednesday, in a private meeting of House Republicans, Jordan will face Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, the current House majority leader...
Springfield pizza robbery: Media coverage leads to arrest

Springfield pizza robbery: Media coverage leads to arrest

Media coverage of a Springfield robbery involving a pizza delivery man led to the arrest of a suspect, according to a criminal affidavit. Martas Dearmond, 20, was charged in Clark County Municipal Court with robbery in connection to the Sunday night incident. He pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $25,000. Authorities were called to the 800 block of West High Street on Sunday where a driver...
Commentary: Extreme weather can happen anywhere

Commentary: Extreme weather can happen anywhere

The wild fires in California have inhabited my nightmares this week and I’ve repeatedly given thanks that we do not have fires like that here in Ohio. We lived in Los Angeles before moving here and have been face to face with a 12-foot wall of flame heading in our direction while we were camping. Having to quickly evacuate a campground once was enough for us. Never again. It wasn’t long...
The newest version of chicken & waffles is here now, and it’s being served at SEVERAL local restaurants

The newest version of chicken & waffles is here now, and it’s being served at SEVERAL local restaurants

The newest rendition of the famed chicken & waffles dish has arrived in the Miami Valley, and the restaurant destinations offering the trendy dish may come as a bit of a surprise.  “You can forget the reservations, long lines and expensive checks and get back to what really matters: the food,” Kentucky Fried Chicken officials said in a release announcing the introduction of its new...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED FRIDAY INCLUDED: Heather L. Evans, 40, of 630 Donnelly Ave., OVI, guilty, three days jail with three days suspended, 12 months driver’s license suspension, fined $375. Ian E. Johnson, 24, of South Vienna, assault amended to menacing, guilty, 30 days jail with 30 days suspended, jail suspended upon payment of fine and costs, fine and costs due Jan. 10, 2019, fined $250; criminal...
Springfield mom accused of snorting pill before crash with infant in car

Springfield mom accused of snorting pill before crash with infant in car

A Springfield mother told police she snorted a crushed pill a short time before she crashed with her infant son in the car on West Pleasant Street, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in Clark County Municipal Court. Jennilyn Pauley, 32, is charged with child endangering and is scheduled in court Tuesday.  Pauley was driving in the 800 block of West Pleasant Nov. 7, when she crashed...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0572 — Tom Hale, Director, Community Development, 3130 E. Main St., Suite 1A, v. Raymond Timberman and Lottie Mae Timberman, 1155 N. Bird Road; complaint for preliminary and permanent injunction ordering defendants to immediately cease from causing or permitting a motor vehicle to be parked or stored in the open for 72 hours or longer. 18-CV-0573 — Tom...
Pike County murders: 1 of 6 suspects makes first court appearance

Pike County murders: 1 of 6 suspects makes first court appearance

George “Billy” Wagner III waived extradition on the murder charges filed against him during his initial appearance in a Fayette County, Kentucky, courtroom, according to CNN affiliate LEX18. Extradition is when one law enforcement agency captures a suspect who is wanted in another jurisdiction and returns the suspect to the law enforcement agency in the jurisdiction where the crime...
‘The Print Sale’ a great way to support local artists

‘The Print Sale’ a great way to support local artists

An upcoming sale is a chance to add a piece by a local artist to your collection.  The Dayton Printmakers Cooperative will host “The Print Sale” Saturday, Dec. 1, at its studio space at 901 N. Keowee St. in Dayton.  Hand pulled prints created by 20 printmakers have been created in intaglio, woodblock, monotype and lithography styles and will be available for purchase. Among the...
Free Friday concerts will keep your lunch hour humming

Free Friday concerts will keep your lunch hour humming

The Dayton Metro Library will begin a series of free Friday lunch concerts at the main branch of the Dayton Metro Library in downtown Dayton next week.  “For those who work downtown, a casual concert can be a great mid-day escape,” said Julie Buchanan, library programming manager. “Folks can bring their lunch and a friend, grab a seat, and enjoy some great music before returning...
Winter Weather Advisory, Ice Storm Warning in effect; wintry mix, slick morning commute expected

Winter Weather Advisory, Ice Storm Warning in effect; wintry mix, slick morning commute expected

An Ice Storm Warning has been issued for southern Miami Valley until noon. Counties include: Butler, Clinton, Greene, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren. Significant amount of ice accumulation will make road conditions dangerous, or impossible. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire Miami Valley until noon Thursday; the advisory for Randolph County is in effect through 7 p.m. Thursday...
Pike County murders: Death penalty possible for 4 of 6 arrested in Rhoden slayings 

Pike County murders: Death penalty possible for 4 of 6 arrested in Rhoden slayings 

Four people arrested Tuesday on aggravated murder charges for the 2016 slayings of eight members of the Rhoden family in Pike County include a man who shared a 2-year-old daughter with one of the victims. A dispute over custody played a role in the homicides, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said, and two other family members are accused of trying to “cover up” the crimes....
Shop for a worthy cause at the Sugarplum Festival of Trees

Shop for a worthy cause at the Sugarplum Festival of Trees

You’ll find the perfect holiday gift and all your shopping will benefit our local children’s hospital at the annual Sugarplum Festival of Trees.  Open this weekend at the Dayton Masonic Center, the event will have a holiday boutique filled with homemade gifts, decorations, wreaths and ornaments. Beautifully decorated full-sized designer Christmas trees will be available to bid on...
Yellow Cab’s Thanksgiving Night Market: Shopping, cocktails and craft beer 

Yellow Cab’s Thanksgiving Night Market: Shopping, cocktails and craft beer 

It’s time for a festive evening of stocking up on holiday gifts Friday at Yellow Cab Tavern’s annual Thanksgiving Night Market.  Enjoy local craft beers and cocktails as you shop for one-of-a-kind hand-crafted items.  Food vendors the Drunken Waffle and Twisted Taco will be at the event along with a number of vendors including:  At My Kitchen Table  Twisted River Coffee...
What makes the zoo’s holiday season bright? 3 million lights should do it

What makes the zoo’s holiday season bright? 3 million lights should do it

Get ready to be dazzled. The 36th Annual PNC Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo kicks off this weekend.  Visitors can admire three million LED lights and larger-than-life animal lanterns as they light up the zoo creating this year’s theme, “Wild Wonderland.”  The brilliant lights aren’t the only draw. Families can take a ride on the BB&T Toyland Express, watch...
A day of science and fun at the Boonshoft — and it’s free!

A day of science and fun at the Boonshoft — and it’s free!

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is hosting a free family event on Saturday.  The annual Dayton Science Festival Experience will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 17. Once a year, the museum collaborates with the Dayton Science Festival for a community wide celebration of STEMM learning.  Hands-on activities and presentations from the astronomy, collections and discovery zoo and...
Wintry mix to hit area Wednesday evening, Thursday morning

Wintry mix to hit area Wednesday evening, Thursday morning

Clouds break overnight as temperatures drop Wintry mess to affect Thursday morning commute Drying out but still chilly for coming weekend Overnight: Clouds will break with temperatures slowly falling around 20 degrees by the morning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Wednesday: Expect some sunshine to start the day, but clouds will increase from south to north in the afternoon...
Deputies: Logan County woman killed in crash caused by suspected drunk driver

Deputies: Logan County woman killed in crash caused by suspected drunk driver

A suspected drunk driver caused a crash that killed another driver on U.S. 68 Saturday night, according to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office. The crash was reported around 7 p.m. Saturday in the 3800 block of U.S. 68, south of Bellefontaine.  Amanda Taylor, 32, of Belle Station, Logan County, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Taylor was driving north on U.S. 68 when an SUV, driven...
Chicago’s movin’ in: Legendary band coming to the Rose in 2019

Chicago’s movin’ in: Legendary band coming to the Rose in 2019

The Rose Music Center at the Heights has announced the first concert for 2019. The legendary rock band Chicago will return to the music venue on Sunday, May 5.  The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees have won numerous awards including two Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards and recently came in at #4 in Billboard Magazine's Top Bands And Duos, making Chicago the first American rock band...
Women’s clothing retailer with local presence moving forward with name change

Women’s clothing retailer with local presence moving forward with name change

New York & Company is getting a new name. The women’s clothing retailer announced it will change its name to RTW Retailwinds. The company’s common stock will begin trading under the new name on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the opening of trading, the company said. The name change — initially announced in September — is part of the retailer’s strategy...
Rain, snow showers developing overnight

Rain, snow showers developing overnight

Passing light rain or snow showers developing tonight Accumulation should stay under ½”  More rain/snow developing early Thursday TONIGHT:  Cloudy skies are expected with scattered snow showers. Those areas that see snow could pick up around ½ inch or less. Some areas may get very little, if any snow. However, temperatures are expected to fall into the upper 20s...
Snow flurries possible tonight, wind chills to turn bitter

Snow flurries possible tonight, wind chills to turn bitter

Turning colder and blustery, few flurries tonight Winter-like start to the weekend Threat for accumulating snow early next week Tonight: Overnight, expect lingering clouds and a chance for flurries, mainly early. Clouds will break toward morning. Temperatures will plunge into the lower 20s by morning, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Saturday: Mostly sunny, but it will be blustery...
Woman accused of operating fentanyl stash house, exposing children to opioid

Woman accused of operating fentanyl stash house, exposing children to opioid

A 29-year-old Springfield woman remained in jail Thursday night on charges accusing her of stashing fentanyl in her home and exposing three children to the synthetic opioid that is used as a painkiller and anesthetic.  LaPrecious Anthony, of the 100 block of North Light Street, was arrested Thursday afternoon by detectives with the Clark County Sheriff's Vice & Organized Crime Task Force and...
Suspicious packages sent to Moraine city building deemed safe

Suspicious packages sent to Moraine city building deemed safe

An “all clear” has been given at the Moraine city building after police investigated two suspicious packages sent to the building.  A worker in the building requested police to check the packages as a precaution, feeling that something might not be right.  Both packages were deemed safe and both were expected to arrive at the building.  Additional details were...
Record number of stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day

Record number of stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day

The holiday shopping season officially kicks off the day after Thanksgiving, with many stores opening Thanksgiving Day. » Walmart to throw cookies-and-coffee party before sale begins Thanksgiving This year, however, a record number of retailers have decided not to open Thanksgiving Day. BestBlackFriday.com released its official list of closings recently, with 75 stores confirming they...
Wet, wintry weather expected heading into the weekend

Wet, wintry weather expected heading into the weekend

Chance for rain, wet snowflakes early Friday Flurries, unseasonably cold to start the season Early week storm could bring threat of rain and snow Overnight: It will become cloudy overnight. “There is a chance for rain toward daybreak. The rain may be mixed with some wet snowflakes across the far northern Miami Valley,” Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures...
Ohio woman accused of stealing $1,600 worth of Girl Scout cookies

Ohio woman accused of stealing $1,600 worth of Girl Scout cookies

A woman in Cincinnati is accused of stealing more than $1,600 worth of cookies from a Girl Scout troop. North College Hill police say Noel Hines stole $1,634 worth of cookies in late March. Police say Hines took a large order of cookies to sell from a local troop but never paid for the orders, police said. Police attempted to make contact with her for more than six months about receiving the payments...
Temperatures continuing to drop tonight, throughout morning

Temperatures continuing to drop tonight, throughout morning

Colder air filters in overnight Chance for light rain and mix by Friday morning Winter-like temperatures start the weekend Overnight: More clear skies are expected overnight with chilly conditions as lows dip to around 30 degrees by the morning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Thursday: Lots of sunshine will start the day with unseasonably cool temperatures...
Cooler air filters in over next few days

Cooler air filters in over next few days

Cooler air filters in over next few days Threat for a mix of rain, snow Friday morning Unseasonably cold weather for the weekend Overnight: Scattered clouds moving by overnight, which will be chilly with temperatures dropping into the upper 30s by morning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Wednesday: Skies will be mostly sunny with temperatures climbing into the lower 50s....
Recovering addicts take their fight to the boxing ring

Recovering addicts take their fight to the boxing ring

The latest incarnation of Drake’s Downtown Gym’s popular knockout boxing events will feature local people overcoming addiction. The Fighting Chance Boxing event will be held Nov. 10 and benefit Joshua Recovery Ministries, a faith-based group that sponsors sober living homes. Not all the fighters have had problems with addiction, but many have, including some who have lived in one of the...
Rain lingers, windy Election Day ahead

Rain lingers, windy Election Day ahead

Rain lingers overnight Wind gusts up to 40 mph Tuesday Taste of winter coming this weekend Overnight: Rain is likely, especially for the first half of the night, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Winds will increase by morning with temperatures holding in the middle 50s. Tuesday: Expect mostly cloudy skies with some lingering showers in the morning for Election Day. It...
Ex-nuclear weapons site owner: ‘Either it creeps you out or you love it’

Ex-nuclear weapons site owner: ‘Either it creeps you out or you love it’

A business with a name of Patriot has bought a heavily-fortified former defense facility that its new owner says is designed to withstand a ”2,000-pound bomb direct hit.” So renovating the building to Scott Thomae’s liking for his communications technology company to bring as many as 20 jobs to Mound Business Park and to sublease the remaining two-thirds of the 122,000 square feet...
Board rejects wedding venue appeal, says site may be ‘public nuisance’

Board rejects wedding venue appeal, says site may be ‘public nuisance’

A board has indicated a Miami Twp. wedding venue may be a public nuisance, according to its rejection of the facility’s appeal of a Montgomery County stop work order. The ruling handed down against Stoney Hill Bed and Breakfast owner Darren Powlette — whose attorney plans to challenge — cites six factors in upholding the county’s action. “The appellate has failed to demonstrate...
Flurry possible overnight as temperatures fall into mid-30s

Flurry possible overnight as temperatures fall into mid-30s

Patchy drizzle and light rain possible into the night Flurry possible overnight as temps fall Clouds break, calm for the weekend Rain returns Sunday night; stormy on Election Day  This evening: Clouds will remain this evening with patchy drizzle or light showers possible, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist said. Temperatures will hold in the 40s. Overnight: A few light showers or...
High water forces several road closures across the Miami Valley 

High water forces several road closures across the Miami Valley 

Several roads are closed due to high water following Thursday’s widespread rain showers across the Miami Valley. The Flood Watch, which was in place for most of the area since Wednesday, was cancelled around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. A Flood Warning is in effect for Little Miami River until 4:45 p.m. Friday for southwestern Greene and northeastern Warren counties and the Great Miami River...
Riverside now a Purple Heart City -- and will post signs to show it proudly

Riverside now a Purple Heart City -- and will post signs to show it proudly

Riverside is now a Purple Heart City, a member of a group of U.S. cities that pay special recognition to members of the military wounded and/or killed in combat. The special designation, bestowed Thursday night during the general session of the Riverside City Council, "recognizes that the community understands the veterans and that they may have veterans that have received the purple heart living...
‘Orange is the New Black’ author urges yes vote on Issue 1

‘Orange is the New Black’ author urges yes vote on Issue 1

Two well-known authors are speaking out in favor of State Issue 1, the proposed constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot that would reduce some drug possession crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. “Prisons and also jails are really ill-equipped to solve in any substantive way, problems of drug addiction,” said Piper Kerman, who authored the best-selling book, “Orange is the...
Ohio EPA issues guidelines to keep lead out of drinking water

Ohio EPA issues guidelines to keep lead out of drinking water

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency released new guidance and regulations that would change how Ohio public water systems alert residents and businesses when replacing lead service lines. New regulations require every public water system in Ohio now must notify residents or business owners 45 days before making repairs to water lines that contain lead. Water systems are also now required to provide...
UD releases body cam video of arrest of student accused of attacking professor 

UD releases body cam video of arrest of student accused of attacking professor 

The University of Dayton released body camera video Monday of the arrest of a student accused of attacking a professor and trying to grab a campus police officer’s gun. A 911 call from a UD professor Aug. 24 during the first week of classes brought this incident at Miriam Hall to the attention of campus police. James Joseph Coyle, 20, of Deerfield Twp. in Warren County, is charged with aggravated...
Search warrant at ‘stash house’ results in Greene County’s largest meth bust

Search warrant at ‘stash house’ results in Greene County’s largest meth bust

A search warrant uncovered nearly 95 pounds of meth in a Greene County apartment, the largest meth seizure in the county’s history, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office. The bust is part of an 813% increase in drug trafficking cases involving meth by The Agencies for Combined Enforcement Task Force in the 2018, compared to last year, the agency said in a media release Thursday...
Suspect in high-speed chase arrested during raid in Springfield

Suspect in high-speed chase arrested during raid in Springfield

A Springfield man reportedly involved in a high-speed chase with children in the car last week was arrested during a raid at a home Thursday morning. Chadwick Carpenter was arrested around 10 a.m. in the 400 block of Linden Avenue by Springfield police. The home was raided by U.S. Marshals about an hour before his arrest. Carpenter was wanted on several charges, including fleeing police, abduction...
Person injured in Troy in string of morning pedestrian strikes across the Miami Valley

Person injured in Troy in string of morning pedestrian strikes across the Miami Valley

A pedestrian was transported to Miami Valley Hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Nashville Road in Troy Thursday morning. Initial reports indicate the individual was struck in the 1800 block just after 7 a.m. The person was taken by ground transportation after a medical helicopter was canceled from responding to the scene.  This incident is one of several pedestrian strikes reported throughout...
Flood watch canceled; showers to linger into Friday

Flood watch canceled; showers to linger into Friday

Flood Warning for Little Miami River until 4:45 p.m. Friday for southwestern Greene, northeastern Warren counties Passing light showers, drizzle linger into early Friday Clearing, cool for the weekend Overnight: Cloudy skies will remain with passing showers or drizzle. Temperatures will hold at around 40 degrees by morning. Friday: Rain pulls away with a system early on. It’ll be mostly...
Sprint cell service reporting outages throughout Midwest

Sprint cell service reporting outages throughout Midwest

Sprint is continuing to deal with outage issues affecting much of the Midwest, including the Dayton area. According to media reports in the Indianapolis area, Sprint acknowledged that states in the Midwest were experiencing intermittent voice issues. The company has not released a timetable hinting at when service is expected to be restored. A caller to this newsroom just after 9 p.m. reported that...
OSP: No serious injuries from SUV rollover crash on I-70 West in Clark County

OSP: No serious injuries from SUV rollover crash on I-70 West in Clark County

There are no reported serious injuries from a rollover crash Wednesday night on I-70 West in the Bethel Twp. area of Clark County, Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatch reports. The left lane remains shut down just after 9 p.m. from the accident reported about 8:57 p.m.  According to Clark County Sheriff's dispatch. the vehicle rolled several times and ended up on its top.  According to state...
Deer strikes and wrecks involving deer are on the rise, area body shops report

Deer strikes and wrecks involving deer are on the rise, area body shops report

Area body shops are reporting an increase in damage to vehicles because of deer strikes.  Mechanics tell WHIO-TV the majority of the accident they're seeing have been occurring from dusk until dawn.  Mechanic Bob Merchant, with Todd Fisher's Body and Collision Repair Center in Springfield, said he has worked on three vehicles towed this past week.  "They started in August and they're...
Police investigate post claiming nail found in candy after trick-or-treating

Police investigate post claiming nail found in candy after trick-or-treating

Police are investigating a Facebook post that claims a nail was found in a piece of Halloween candy in Tipp City.  The post said a nail was found in a snack-sized Snickers bar received after trick-or-treating in Tipp City Tuesday.  “In an effort to provide accurate information in a broad way, we’ve decided to publish the post, to include a picture of what was reported to us,...
Dayton, other Ohio cities rank in ‘Top 50 Bed Bugs’ list

Dayton, other Ohio cities rank in ‘Top 50 Bed Bugs’ list

Exterminators say Ohio is experiencing an “epidemic” of bed bugs, especially in northeastern cities. Columbus, the Cleveland-Akron-Canton metro area and Dayton are some of the worst cities for bed bugs, according to pest control company Orkin in its 2018 “Top 50 Bed Bug Cities” list. Columbus topped the list at #5, the Cleveland-Akron-Canton area came in at #14, and Dayton...
Looking for the perfect one-of-a-kind gift? This weekend’s best holiday bazaar and craft shows

Looking for the perfect one-of-a-kind gift? This weekend’s best holiday bazaar and craft shows

Looking for the perfect one-of-a-kind gift?  This weekend, a number of bazaars, craft shows and local business open houses to kick off the holiday season.  It doesn’t matter who’s on your shopping list, most likely you’ll be able to find that unique present at one of these events.  The annual tradition of Yuletide Winter’s Gathering returns to Tipp City&rsquo...
Flood Watch issued for most of the Miami Valley until Friday

Flood Watch issued for most of the Miami Valley until Friday

FLOOD WATCH for much of the Valley until Friday morning Heavy rain possible late tonight through Thursday Break from rain for the weekend TONIGHT: A Flood Watch has been issued for most of the Miami Valley from Wednesday at 8 p.m. until Friday at 8 a.m. Counties affected include Champaign, Clark, Greene, Clinton, Montgomery, Preble, Butler and Warren. The rain may be heavy at times overnight...
One person in airborne Springfield crash released from hospital

One person in airborne Springfield crash released from hospital

One of the three people taken to the hospital following a Springfield crash has been discharged. A 9-year-old and and another victim are still in area hospitals. We are working to learnt the status of their conditions. Three people, including a child, have been injured in a two-vehicle crash in Springfield that sent one of the vehicles airborne. Springfield police and medic units were dispatched to...
Beavercreek Twp. fire union is NOT soliciting funds by telephone, official says

Beavercreek Twp. fire union is NOT soliciting funds by telephone, official says

Hang up if you get a phone call from someone claiming to solicit funds in the name of the "Beavercreek Township Fire Union" because it's likely a scam, a union spokesman said in a social media post Tuesday night. No one from the union is calling around seeking funds and attempting to get your credit car information, said Matt Clark, PIO, Beavercreek Professional Firefighters Local 2857...
Prosecutors reviewing pain meds theft case against Kettering Med Center nurse

Prosecutors reviewing pain meds theft case against Kettering Med Center nurse

Officials with the Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office said that office is considering charges against a nurse, Samantha Moyer, after a patient's husband accused Moyer of stealing medication from his wife. NewsCenter 7's Mike Campbell, who broke the story, has spoken with that Clark County resident about his wife's treatment and what the nurse is accused of doing.  Campbell reported a few days...
Things to do in the Miami Valley if it rains on Halloween

Things to do in the Miami Valley if it rains on Halloween

Rain is expected on Halloween, but it doesn’t have to ruin your fun. Rain showers are expected to return on Halloween, likely by morning with rounds of rain expected throughout the day and evening. Showers will fall hard at times, with possible ponding on the roads by the end of the day. A Flood Watch has been issued for most of the Miami Valley from Wednesday at 8 p.m. until Friday at 8 a.m...
Police report: 20-year-old killed in Kenton Street motorcycle crash was going 100 mph

Police report: 20-year-old killed in Kenton Street motorcycle crash was going 100 mph

The 20-year-old who was killed in a motorcycle crash on Kenton Street was going nearly 100 mph, according to a crash report filed by the Springfield Police Division. The report says Tye Brewer was traveling west on Kenton Street when he hit a truck that was making a left turn from Beacon Street onto Kenton Street. It continues on to say that after impact, Brewer separated from his motorcycle and his...
7 cold cases from the Miami Valley that will leave you shocked

7 cold cases from the Miami Valley that will leave you shocked

There have been several unsolved criminal cases that have shocked and confused the Miami Valley. From murders to disappearances, police are still trying to solve several mysterious crimes in the region. Here are seven cold cases you need to know about: The brutal murder of a 69-year-old mother of eight children is one of Dayton’s cold cases. Lillie Oglesby would have just turned 82 if someone...
Kroger predicts hottest food trends for 2019

Kroger predicts hottest food trends for 2019

Kroger announced today its top food trend predictions for 2019. Product developers, chefs and innovators at Kroger looked at the grocer’s insights to see what food trends will continue into 2019. Here’s what they found: Food influenced by specific regions will be popular in 2019. “From tried-and-true barbecue sauces and flavorful potato chips with a twist – inspiration...
Daylight saving time ends: Extra sleep comes at a price

Daylight saving time ends: Extra sleep comes at a price

This weekend don't forget to "fall back." Daylight saving time ends Sunday morning, Nov. 4, at 2 a.m.  Before you head to bed make sure to turn your clocks back an hour, which means you get an extra hour of sleep. Unfortunately, it comes at a price. Pushing the clocks back an hour means the sunrise and sunset times will change. Before the end of daylight saving time, the sunrise is...
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