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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...

Hobart’s Relay for Life Car Show to raise funds to fight cancer

To submit your event for free, email Wheels at wheels@coxohio.com. Deadline is 10 days prior to desired date of publication or event. See full list, including weekly and monthly cruise-ins, online at https://www.daytondailynews.com/cars/ and look for MOTOR NEWS. JULY 21 HOBART’S 4th ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE CAR SHOW, noon to 3 p.m., gates open 10 a.m. for registration, 701 S. Ridge Avenue, Troy...
Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

A boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, killing at least eight people, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said seven people were hospitalized and several others remain missing after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson. The exact number of those missing was not immediately available. A spokeswoman for the Cox Medical Center...
Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

A boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, killing at least eight people, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said seven people were hospitalized and several others remain missing after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson. The exact number of those missing was not immediately available. A spokeswoman for the Cox Medical Center...
Preseason football: Franklin Wildcats

Preseason football: Franklin Wildcats

Team: Franklin Wildcats Division/Region: D-III, Region 12; no change from last season. Affiliation: Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division. Location: Atrium Stadium, Franklin Field (Warren County). » ...
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...
Multiple vehicle accident reported near W. National Rd. in Springfield

Multiple vehicle accident reported near W. National Rd. in Springfield

An accident involving three vehicles has been reported in front of 2700 W. National Road in Springfield. According to scanner reports, Ohio State Highway Patrol units were dispatched to the scene at approximately 6:51 p.m. A second medic is also en route. One person has reportedly been transported to the hospital, injuries unknown.  We will update this story as more information becomes available...
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...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Christopher T. Berrien, 36, of 1943 Amanda St., OVI, guilty, 180 days jail with 110 days suspended, 18 months probation, 24 months driver’s license suspension, restricted plates and interlock required for modification, fined $1,000; OVI, fail stop/yield stop sign, dismissed. Robert W. Holmes, 66, of 5349 Johnson Road, felonious assault/weapon, domestic violence...
Bellefontaine dairy wins first in state fair cheese contest

Bellefontaine dairy wins first in state fair cheese contest

The Blue Jacket Dairy in Logan County won a top prize at the Ohio State Fair, according to information from the company. The dairy, at 1434 County Road 11 in Bellefontaine, earned a ribbon for first place in the soft and spreadable cheese category. The company won for its Lemon Jewel Quark, its sweet breakfast cheese. “It is an honor to receive an award for our Lemon Jewel Quark,” said...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0329 - KeyBank NA v. Greg Richard Kittles, Delaware, et al., complaint in foreclosure in rem for property located at 1970 Willoughby Ave. 18-CV-0337 - Community Mercy Partners dba Oakwood Village, 1500 Villa Road, v. Charles R. Trumbo and Carol Wooten, 1233 Innisfallen Ave., complaint for $24,925 for breach of contract, etc. 18-CV-0338 - Ethan Haught, Sabina, v....
Springfield man indicted on charge of ethnic intimidation

Springfield man indicted on charge of ethnic intimidation

A Springfield man was indicted this week in connection with him allegedly using an ethnic slur. James Campbell Jr., 58, of Springfield, was indicted on a charge of ethnic intimidation in Clark County Common Pleas Court. Springfield police began their investigation when they were called to a home on June 27. There they met a man who said Campbell Jr. was outside of his home “causing a scene&rdquo...
Springfield man, 74, missing since Monday is found alive after search

Springfield man, 74, missing since Monday is found alive after search

A 74-year-old missing Springfield man who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease has been found alive and is being provided medical attention after being found in a wooded area where police have been searching for him since this morning. Jack Dietsch’s vehicle was found around 8:15 a.m. abandoned in a field in the area of Titus Lane in Springfield Twp., Clark County. Multiple officers from different...
Police: Springfield man stabbed in back during large fight

Police: Springfield man stabbed in back during large fight

Springfield police are investigating a large fight where a man was allegedly stabbed in the back with a butcher knife. Police officers were dispatched to Springfield Regional Medical Center Wednesday night were they spoke to two brothers who said they were walking home from a gas station on North Limestone Street Tuesday morning when they heard people yelling. MORE: Man who allegedly led police on...
Statewide Amber Alert canceled for 9-year-old Indiana boy

Statewide Amber Alert canceled for 9-year-old Indiana boy

The Amber Alert for a 9-year-old boy who was reported missing out of South Bend has been canceled, according to the St. Joseph County Police Department. No other information was available at this time. A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for a 9-year-old boy missing out of South Bend, according to CBS4 Indy. John D. Gyuriak is a white male, four-foot-one inches tall, and 70 pounds. He has...
Clark State to hold graduation for Aspire students

Clark State to hold graduation for Aspire students

Twenty-six students are expected to graduate tonight from Clark State Community College’s Aspire program. The college will also recognize nine English as a Second Language (ESOL) students. The ceremonies will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center. Aspire - formerly the ABLE/GED program - includes high school equivalency; ESOL for English speakers of...
Clark County Land Bank to demolish nearly two dozen properties this summer

Clark County Land Bank to demolish nearly two dozen properties this summer

The Clark County Land Bank is giving new life to a property that had been left in total disrepair. The house on the Woodward Avenue property was torn down, making it the 100th property to be demolished by the Land Bank. Another 15 to 20 properties are scheduled to be demolished by the Land Bank during July and August, according to Ethan Harris, Assistant Executive Director for the Land Bank. Before...
Family, friends share memories of 70-year-old killed in Springfield

Family, friends share memories of 70-year-old killed in Springfield

Friends and family describe 70-year-old Howard Edley as a hardworking man who loved God. “He was connected and he did make a difference. And that’s what his life was about — making a difference in the lives of other people,” said family friend, Robin Henry. EARLIER: Police ask for information in shooting death of 70-year-old Henry said she’s known Edley since she was...
Whaley, Billy

Whaley, Billy

WHALEY, Billy G. 77, of Springfield, passed away May 20, 2018. Graveside services, with Military Honors, will be held at 3:00PM Friday in Ferncliff Cemetery with Pastor Paul Dowdy officiating. Arrangements are being handled by the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME. Sign the guestbook at Legacy.com View the obituary on Legacy.com Funeral Home Information Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home 1002 East...
KITCHEN, Linda

KITCHEN, Linda

KITCHEN, Linda M. 74, of Springfield, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Oakwood Village. Linda was born November 6, 1943 in Duluth, Minnesota to Wayne and Jean (Teft) Rankin. She retired as a pre-school teacher at Christian Educare after many years, and was a member of the Springfield Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Donald J. Kitchen; two children,...
RADFORD, Ebony

RADFORD, Ebony

RADFORD, Ebony Shawnta Age 35, of Dayton, passed away July 14, 2018. Funeral July 21, 1 p.m., Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church. House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., Dayton, OH. View the obituary on Legacy.com
LANUM, Barbara

LANUM, Barbara

LANUM, Barbara D. A Springfield resident for 85 years, went to rest in peace, surrounded by her family on 11 July 2018. A memorial service will take place on 21 July 2018 beginning at 11:00AM at the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME. Visitation begins at 10:00AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to Hospice of the Miami Valley. Sign the guestbook at Legacy.com View...
JONES, Dennis

JONES, Dennis

JONES, Dennis Huston "Whitey" 74, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at James Cancer Center after 3 years of suffering from cancer. Born in Springfield on Feb. 24, 1944, the son of Morris Huston Jones and Ruth V. (Catlett) Jones. Dennis worked at Navistar for 42.6 years and really loved the union. He started on the line, worked his way up through the local union and finished his career as...
Mechanicsburg lifts boil advisory

Mechanicsburg lifts boil advisory

A boil advisory is no longer in effect for the village of Mechanicsburg. The village of Mechanicsburg issued a boil advisory Wednesday evening until further notice. Staff in the village’s public utilities department confirmed the advisory and said it was related to the demolition of a local gas station but could provide few other details. The advisory is to alert residents to immediately start...
‘Tyler please don’t shoot me’: Enon police officer among men arrested in stabbing incident

‘Tyler please don’t shoot me’: Enon police officer among men arrested in stabbing incident

A part-time police officer and another man were arrested on Wednesday after a woman was stabbed in the neck and left in critical condition. Enon Police Officer Dwight Richard, 49, and Tyler Minton, 31, were arrested at the same address of the stabbing and booked into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of felonious assault, records show. The stabbing was reported in the 11000 block of Wolf Creek...
Parents charged with murder after 4-month-old son suffocates while in ‘timeout’

Parents charged with murder after 4-month-old son suffocates while in ‘timeout’

A New Jersey couple is accused of smothering their 4-month-old with a comforter by putting the boy in a “timeout” when he would not stop crying, authorities said.  William Herring, 42, and Brianna Brochhausen, 22, of Mahwah, are each charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder. According to a news release from the Burlington County Prosecutor&rsquo...
Minneapolis firm to offer health care plans in Springfield

Minneapolis firm to offer health care plans in Springfield

A Minneapolis health care firm said it plans to offer new Medicare Advantage plans at Mercy Health facilities in Springfield, Cinncinnati, Youngstown and Toledo through a new partnership. TRENDING ONLINE: Enon police officer 1 of 2 arrested after woman stabbed Officials at Bright Health said in a news release today it is partnering with Mercy Health and will begin offering 2019 Medicare Advantage...
Rep. Jim Jordan wants vote to impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein

Rep. Jim Jordan wants vote to impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein

Rep. Jim Jordan and House conservatives appear poised to force a floor vote on impeaching U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein even though Rosenstein is supervising the job of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. At a gathering of conservative Republicans on Capitol Hill this week, Jordan, R-Urbana, said “all options are...
Local site could be selected for federal driverless car designation

Local site could be selected for federal driverless car designation

When the Obama administration designated its first 10 pilot sites for testing of automated vehicle technologies in January 2017, a 4,500-acre facility in East Liberty was not on the list. This week, five Republican lawmakers and a handful of state senators including Senate President Larry Obhof, R–Ashtabula, held a press conference on Capitol Hill with a united message: Rethink that decision...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0322 - BankUnited N.A., c/o Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC, v. Kim A. McAfee, 1548 Northgate, et al., complaint in foreclosure for $9,164. 18-CV-0323 - Wells Fargo Bank, NA, v. Stacey R. Smith, 1415 Beverly Ave., et al., complaint in foreclosure for $23,833. 18-DS-0597 - William J. Lyons, 1608 Attleboro Ave., and Tayla Coleah Lyons, 1303 Ryan Crt., petition for...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED MONDAY INCLUDED: Adrian R. Chilton Jr., 27, address unknown, aggravated burglary, dismissed - prosecutor request. Robert F. Jackson, 32, of 728 Grant St., robbery, dismissed - indicted by the grand jury. Zachary T. Jones, 22, of Dayton, OVI amended to physical control, guilty, three days jail with three days suspended, credit for time served for driver’s intervention program, six...
Taking flight: Air taxi and delivery drone research awards are made

Taking flight: Air taxi and delivery drone research awards are made

A research network that includes Wright State University, the University of Dayton Research Institute and Sinclair Community College awarded $6.3 million to four teams to support research into air taxis and delivery drones, the network has announced. Funding was awarded under the network’s “Sustaining Ohio’s Aeronautical Readiness and Innovation in the Next Generation (SOARING) initiative...
‘If we change one life, it’s worth it:’ Clark County family on quest to prevent cancer after father’s death

‘If we change one life, it’s worth it:’ Clark County family on quest to prevent cancer after father’s death

Quests are legendary journeys, noble and unselfish. On a quest a person or group band together to overcome obstacles, challenges, and the elements in order to acquire something of tremendous importance like the Golden Fleece or the Holy Grail or to achieve a great fete like throwing the One Ring into Mount Doom. A quest should make the world a better place at the end. So who goes on a quest? MORE...
Northwestern latest school in county to add resource officer

Northwestern latest school in county to add resource officer

When students in the Northwestern Local school district walk into their buildings on the first day of school this year, a new face will be greeting them at the door. Northwestern will become the third school district in the county to have a school resource officer. Tecumseh Local and Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center are the other two schools who will have an officer present during the school...
Kettering grad on a roll with ‘Today’ show song and new single released 

Kettering grad on a roll with ‘Today’ show song and new single released 

A Kettering Fairmont grad has a lot going on.  Colton Jones and  Dani Brillhart , his partner in life and music, just released their first single, a sultry spin on Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On.”>> RELATED: This Kettering grad is sick of the Internet and singing all about it  “We’ve been writing for about two years,” Jones...
Enon police officer cleared in Perry Twp. stabbing investigation

Enon police officer cleared in Perry Twp. stabbing investigation

The investigation continues into a stabbing in Perry Twp. late Tuesday night that left a woman in critical condition: Dwight Richard, a part-time Enon police officer initially arrested, has been cleared Tyler Minton, also arrested, faces two counts of felonious assault The victim, who was stabbed in the neck, remains in Miami Valley Hospital Part-time Enon police officer Dwight Richard...
TAYLOR, Charles

TAYLOR, Charles

TAYLOR, Charles L. Age 65, of Springfield, pssed away July 8, 2018. Service July 28, 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Springfield. Jerry W. Kinley Funeral Home, Springfield, OH. View the obituary on Legacy.com
Quesenberry, Patricia

Quesenberry, Patricia

QUESENBERRY, Patricia Ann "Patti" Was called home and reunited with the love of her life, Don Quesenberry, on Monday July 16, 2018 in the arms of her loving family. Patti was born on October 10, 1943 in Springfield, OH to George Spencer and Leona (Hanks) Pryor. Patti married Donald G. Quesenberry on June 30, 1959 in Springfield, OH. Don preceded Patti in death on December 12, 2003. Patti...
KITCHEN, Linda

KITCHEN, Linda

KITCHEN, Linda M. Age 74, of Springfield, passed away July 16, 2018. Visitation July 20, 10-11 a.m., Springfield Church of Christ. Conroy Funeral Home, Springfield, OH. View the obituary on Legacy.com Funeral Home Information Conroy Funeral Home 1660 East High Street Springfield, OH 45505 www.conroyfh.com
Ohio lawmakers critical of Trump’s Russia comments; He says he misspoke

Ohio lawmakers critical of Trump’s Russia comments; He says he misspoke

Ohio lawmakers in both parties criticized President Donald Trump’s acceptance of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denial of interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election over the counsel of U.S. intelligence services. Congressional Republicans rebuked the president in varying degrees, but consistently agreed Russia engaged in a campaign to meddle the American democratic process...
74-year-old Springfield man reported missing

74-year-old Springfield man reported missing

Springfield police are seeking the public’s help to find a missing 74-year-old man with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Jack W. Dietsch, 74, of Springfield, was last seen Monday, according to a press release. He reportedly left for a doctor’s appointment at 1:30 p.m. and never made it. Dietsch was driving a 2018 gray Chevrolet Cruze with Ohio license plate HKS9565, according...
1 hurt in fire from ruptured gas line near new home construction in Springfield

1 hurt in fire from ruptured gas line near new home construction in Springfield

UPDATE @ 4:10 p.m.: A construction worker suffered a burn injury in the fire that erupted in a gas line on Secretariat Drive when a crew using a walk-behind trencher hit the line.  The worker suffered a first-degree burn but did not require a trip to a hospital, fire officials said.  The fire occurred about 3 p.m. and a Columbia Gas crew is making repairs, said Dave Rau, communication manager...
WARNING: Dramatic Vegas shootout caught on camera

WARNING: Dramatic Vegas shootout caught on camera

Metro Police discussed more details from the officer-involved shooting that happened on July 11 in downtown Las Vegas, KLAS reported. One man was killed by police and another was wounded in the shootout. Assistant Sheriff Tim Kelly said one officer fired a total of 31 rounds and another fired one during the shootout. The suspects fired 34, Metro said. The officers involved in the shootout with suspects...
Xenia’s Samari Curtis, a one-time Xavier recruit, wants to be more than a scorer

Xenia’s Samari Curtis, a one-time Xavier recruit, wants to be more than a scorer

Samari Curtis sounds more interested in improving his game this summer than figuring out where he will take it in 2019.  The Xenia basketball standout committed to Xavier in February but reopened his recruitment in May.  In an interview Monday, he said the Musketeers have remained in touch while Dayton, Cincinnati, Louisville, Missouri and Indiana are also recruiting him. ...
Boa constrictor skin found in Springfield, snake may be on loose

Boa constrictor skin found in Springfield, snake may be on loose

Clark County officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for a possible boa constrictor after shed skin of the snake was found in Springfield last week. On Friday, officials said the skin was found in the area of Home Road and Wildwood Drive. “Subsequent communications with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio Department of Agriculture, and Reptilian experts indicate there...
Is the Dayton Air Show the best in the country? Vote for top 10 air shows

Is the Dayton Air Show the best in the country? Vote for top 10 air shows

Is the Vectren Dayton Air Show the best air show in the U.S.? It could be in the top 10, according to a reader survey by USA Today. The news organization is asking readers to vote for the best air shows in the U.S. Readers have until Monday at noon to cast their votes. As of Wednesday morning, the Vectren Dayton Air Show landed at No. 4 on the current leaderboard. MCAS Cherry Point Air Show in...
Air Quality alert issued for some today; stormy pattern developing to end the week 

Air Quality alert issued for some today; stormy pattern developing to end the week 

Air Quality Alert issued for Butler, Warren County from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. today Temps on the rise to end the week  Much needed rain arrives Friday, lingers into weekend THURSDAY: Butler and Warren counties are under a Air Quality Alert from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. Mostly sunny skies are expected with some increase in clouds late in the day and evening. It will be warmer with highs reaching into the middle...
Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s sexual misconduct

Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s sexual misconduct

Four former Ohio State University wrestlers have filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court, alleging the university knew about abuse by physician Richard Strauss, but failed to stop his misconduct. The suit, filed Monday in federal district court in Columbus, accuses Ohio State of Title IX and civil rights violations when it failed to prevent repeated sexual assaults, abuse and molestation by...
More comfortable weather on the way, weekend showers expected

More comfortable weather on the way, weekend showers expected

Lower humidity through midweek Temperatures rise for the end of the week Unsettled weather pattern for the weekend Overnight: A comfortable night in the forecast with clear skies and temperatures dropping to around 60 degrees by morning. Wednesday: Lots of sunshine is expected with the humidity remaining low. It will be pleasantly warm with highs in the lower 80s. Thursday: A warmer...
6 tips to help get your kid in back-to-school mode

6 tips to help get your kid in back-to-school mode

The lazy days of summer are about to be replaced with some manic mornings in metro Atlanta. » RELATED: Back-to-school sales starting early as first day approaches » Ohio teachers can get school supply discounts at Target » Secret Service safety guidelines: What are local districts already doing? » Find more resources at our Dayton Back to School Guide 2018...
Study: More middle-income students squeezed from top colleges

Study: More middle-income students squeezed from top colleges

Students from middle-income families are finding it more difficult to get accepted to the nation’s most selective colleges and universities, according to a study released Thursday. » RELATED: Back-to-school sales starting early as first day approaches » Ohio teachers can get school supply discounts at Target » Secret Service safety guidelines: What are local...
3 sinfully good dishes we found at the Montgomery County Fair

3 sinfully good dishes we found at the Montgomery County Fair

Elephant ears.  Sugar waffles.  Funnel cakes.  Deep-fried Oreos.  Potato Tornadoes. Those are five definite signs that fair season has officially arrived. The Montgomery County Fair continues this week at its brand-new home and there are tons of new and/or interesting things to sink your teeth into.  We took a hit for the team and headed out for a filling lunch. Here are a...
After muggy night, expect hot, humid weekend

After muggy night, expect hot, humid weekend

Warm, muggier overnight Heat, humidity soar to start the weekend Storms return to the Valley beginning Sunday Overnight: Expect clear skies and a warm, muggier night, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures will hold around 70 degrees in the morning. Saturday: Mostly sunny skies will start the weekend but temperatures will soar into the lower 90s by afternoon...
Where to grab fries, kids meals and frozen treats for free (or practically free) this week

Where to grab fries, kids meals and frozen treats for free (or practically free) this week

Looking for an inexpensive way to treat yourself?  Nobody wants to pay full price for food when discounts are available. And there are plenty of those happening right now. Here are four deals to know about:  You don’t have to be a member of Sam’s Club to get this summer deal. Sam’s Club Cafe is open to the general public and is serving 20-ounce Icee floats (Icee mixed with...
Status of Stormy Daniels’ Dayton area appearance unclear after Columbus arrest

Status of Stormy Daniels’ Dayton area appearance unclear after Columbus arrest

As details of adult entertainment actress Stormy Daniels’ arrest at a Columbus strip club Wednesday night continue to be revealed, her schedule continues to show an appearance at a Dayton-area venue in August.  In February, Daniels announced nationwide appearances in a tweet that included a stop at Diamonds Cabaret in Washington Twp. August 3-4.  It is not clear if Daniels’ arrest...
Heat builds into the weekend

Heat builds into the weekend

Temperatures on the rise Heat index near 100 Saturday Storms return to end the weekend Overnight: Some high clouds will filter by, otherwise expect a quiet and mild night with temperatures dropping into the lower 60s by morning, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Friday: Expect lots of sunshine and warmer weather. The humidity also will be on the rise. Highs will top out...
2 hurt in crash on Ohio 4, Lower Valley Pike in Huber Heights

2 hurt in crash on Ohio 4, Lower Valley Pike in Huber Heights

Crews were called this afternoon to a crash with injuries on state Route 4 and Lower Valley Pike. The crash was reported shortly after 4 p.m. and involves a minivan and a Kia sedan. The minivan had Northwestern High School students who were members of a booster club. They were headed to a Dayton Dragons game, according to Huber Heights police.  Two people were hurt, one in the Kia and one in...
UPDATE: Victoria Theatre Association names new president and CEO

UPDATE: Victoria Theatre Association names new president and CEO

Following the announcement of the retirement of Victoria Theatre Association’s President and CEO Ken Neufeld earlier this year, the organization’s next leader has been announced. This afternoon, the VTA announced their selection of Ty Sutton as new president and SEO. Sutton will officially replace Neufeld, who retires on Aug. 31. Sutton joins the VTA after three years as the Inaugural...
Chelsey Coe disappearance: What we know today

Chelsey Coe disappearance: What we know today

Authorities searching for evidence involving a missing Miamisburg woman are asking for the person who knows what happened to her to call police anonymously. Police searching a Greene County park for evidence about Chelsey Coe say it’s “unlikely” she’s still alive after disappearing last summer, “but we don’t know what happened to her,” said Miamisburg Sgt...
Police: Search for missing Miamisburg woman will continue Thursday 

Police: Search for missing Miamisburg woman will continue Thursday 

Miamisburg police and FBI say there are areas of the park they have not yet covered and will return Thursday to search some more for missing Miamisburg woman Chelsey Coe. UPDATE @ 9:05 a.m.: A Miamisburg woman may have been at the Greene County park in June 2017 about the same time police believe she disappeared, Sgt. Jeff Muncy said. Evidence involving Chelsey Coe perhaps being at Sugarcreek...
Report: Ohio Medicaid recipients prescribed high amount of opioids

Report: Ohio Medicaid recipients prescribed high amount of opioids

Thousands of Ohioans are being prescribed dangerously high amounts of opioid pain medication — including Vicodin, Oxycodone and Percocet — despite prescribing guidelines meant to lessen the risk of addiction, according to a new report from federal health watchdogs. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General looked at the kind and amount of drugs being...
Springfield nurse practitioner indicted for drug trafficking

Springfield nurse practitioner indicted for drug trafficking

A Springfield nurse practitioner was indicted for felony drug trafficking, according to a press release from the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy. Douglas Shrewsbury was indicted on 11 counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs and nine counts of aggravated possession of drugs, read the release. The Board of Pharmacy reportedly began its joint investigation with the Springfield Police Department in...
Man arrested in Harrison Twp. charged with 4 pedestrian deaths in Arizona

Man arrested in Harrison Twp. charged with 4 pedestrian deaths in Arizona

A man arrested at a Harrison Twp. home Monday afternoon is facing charges for allegedly striking and killing four pedestrians on an Arizona street in March, according to jail records.  Alex Bashaw, 28, was arrested around 1 p.m. Monday in the 5500 block of Markey Road in Harrison Twp. on a warrant out of Maricopa County, Arizona, records show.  Bashaw was indicted by a grand jury on four...
Why are American women dying during childbirth? 3 shocking facts you need to know

Why are American women dying during childbirth? 3 shocking facts you need to know

Why are American women dying more often than women in other developed countries? American women are more than three times as likely as Canadian women to die in the maternal period (defined by the Centers for Disease Control as the start of pregnancy to one year after delivery or termination), six times as likely to die as Scandinavians, according to an investigation by NPR and Propublica...
Rep. Jordan calls allegations he knew of sex abuse at Ohio State ‘bogus’

Rep. Jordan calls allegations he knew of sex abuse at Ohio State ‘bogus’

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan offered an extended and impassioned defense Friday night against accusations that he knew of abuse perpetrated by a doctor for Ohio State’s wrestling team but did nothing. “If I had known, I would’ve dealt with it,” Jordan, an Urbana Republican, told Fox News host Bret Baier on Baier’s show, “Special Report with Bret Baier.” “A good...
Freon gas leak forces evacuation of Kissell Center in Springfield

Freon gas leak forces evacuation of Kissell Center in Springfield

Fire officials confirm a Freon gas leak from the air conditioning system has forced the evacuation of the Kissell Center in Springfield. A building maintenance worker noticed the leak when he opened up the building Friday morning, according to officials.  The building was evacuated of other employees while firefighters and Hazmat crews investigated and cleared the building out.  Hazmat crews...
Report: 5 former OSU wrestlers say Jordan aware of team doctor’s alleged sex abuse

Report: 5 former OSU wrestlers say Jordan aware of team doctor’s alleged sex abuse

Five former wrestlers, including former UFC world champion Mark Coleman, said this week that Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, was aware of but did not respond to allegations of sexual misconduct by an Ohio State University team doctor in the 1990s while the lawmaker was an assistant wrestling coach, the Wall Street Journal reported. Jordan worked at the university from 1986-94, overlapping with Dr. Richard...
5 shocking things you need to know about cyberstalking

5 shocking things you need to know about cyberstalking

Three local victims come forward after being relentlessly cyberstalked and harassed by a local woman. One of those victims, News Center 7’s own Gabrielle Enright. Learn about how their stories can help other cyberstalking victims and how law enforcement is successfully cracking down on this growing crime. WATCH A SPECIAL REPORT Thursday, July 5, beginning at 5 p.m. on News Center 7. It&rsquo...
Deputies seek warrant on Springfield man for felonious assault

Deputies seek warrant on Springfield man for felonious assault

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a warrant on a Springfield man on a charge of felonious assault, according to court records. Records filed in Clark County Municipal Court show Jermaine T. Liggins, 26, of 621 N. Belmont Ave., Springfield, was accused of assaulting a man on June 23 in the 4400 block of Dayton Road in Mad River Twp. The report shows Liggins was accused of striking...
Lakota West High School to host memorial service for fallen student

Lakota West High School to host memorial service for fallen student

The tragically short life of a Lakota student will be memorialized during services in a Lakota school and stadium. A “celebration of life” ceremony for Matt Stratman is open to the public at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lakota West High School in Butler County’s West Chester Twp. The 15-year-old Stratman died Saturday after collapsing last month during a school lacrosse game. The student,...
Nationwide manhunt: Women seen with suspect in kidnapping, rape of Ohio sisters

Nationwide manhunt: Women seen with suspect in kidnapping, rape of Ohio sisters

Police are looking to identify two women seen with one of the suspects wanted in a nationwide manhunt for allegedly kidnapping and raping two teenage sisters in Bowling Green, Ohio.  The women were captured on surveillance video at a Walmart in Holland, Ohio June 30 around 2 p.m., Bowling Green police said in an updated release Tuesday.  The women gave David Ramos Contreras, 27, a ride from...
Southwest Ohio private amusement park to open to public for Fourth — and there will be fireworks

Southwest Ohio private amusement park to open to public for Fourth — and there will be fireworks

Looking for some last-minute fun on this Fourth of July holiday? Today you can get a rare chance to spend the day at Stricker’s Grove in Ross.  Stricker’s Grove — typically a private venue — is open to the public on the Fourth of July from 2-11 p.m. The park, which is available to rent for private events, opens to the general public four times each year. The Fourth of...
More storms today amid Excessive Heat Warning and Heat Advisory for region

More storms today amid Excessive Heat Warning and Heat Advisory for region

Excessive Heat Warning for Montgomery County until 8 p.m. More storms today, chance strong Relief from heat, humidity during the weekend SPECIAL ALERTS: Excessive Heat Warning for Montgomery County, until 8 p.m. Heat Advisory for Butler, Warren and Clinton counties, until 8 p.m. as well. TODAY: Warm and muggy morning. Some spotty fog possible early, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie...
Troopers: Credit cards stolen from car parked at Buck Creek State Park; suspect’s ID sought

Troopers: Credit cards stolen from car parked at Buck Creek State Park; suspect’s ID sought

State troopers are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman accused of stealing credit cards, cash, and other items out of a vehicle parked at Buck Creek State Park.  TRENDING: Springfield farm goes viral after reality show comes to visit A woman reported on June 16 her vehicle was broken into while parked at the state park, investigators said in a media release...
RateMyProfessors drops ‘hotness’ ratings for college professors

RateMyProfessors drops ‘hotness’ ratings for college professors

Hot for teacher? Not anymore. Ratemyprofessors.com, a popular online forum to rate college instructors, dropped a prominent category on its site that apparently rated the appearance of professors. Students could rate professors on their appearances — a chili pepper symbol next to the professor’s name meant students thought the professor was physically attractive. The Chronicle of Higher...
Springfield farm goes viral after reality show comes to visit

Springfield farm goes viral after reality show comes to visit

A video featuring a On the Rise Farm outside Springfield went viral after a Facebook web series came to surprise the nonprofit organization’s owners. Returning the Favor is an American reality web television series on Facebook Watch that premiered in 2017. It chronicles the travels of Mike Rowe throughout the United States in search of people who give back to their communities. The show&rsquo...
State patrol focusing on safe driving around trucks

State patrol focusing on safe driving around trucks

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is warning drivers to be careful around commercial vehicles in an effort to combat the rising number of traffic collisions involving tractor-trailers and buses. Crashes involving commercial vehicles tend to be deadlier because of the the size and weight of the vehicles, and increased traffic around the Fourth of July will boost the risk of collisions with commercial vehicles...
Heat alerts issued for the Fourth of July

Heat alerts issued for the Fourth of July

Excessive Heat Warning in effect from noon until 8 p.m. Wednesday for Montgomery, Butler, Warren and Clinton counties. (Heat Index of 105-110 degrees) Heat Advisory from noon until 8 p.m. Wednesday for the entire region (Heat Index of 100-105 degrees) Staying warm and muggy through the night Dangerously hot for Fourth of July Brief cool-down coming for the weekend OVERNIGHT: Partly cloudy, warm and...
3 times Ohio men were connected to terror plots

3 times Ohio men were connected to terror plots

CLEVELAND — Officials with the FBI said Monday that authorities have made an arrest in connection with a Fourth of July terror plot that would have targeted downtown Cleveland. Authorities identified the man arrested Sunday on suspicion of attempting to support a terrorist organization as Demetrius Pitts, also known Abdur Raheem Rahfeeq. Pitts first came under scrutiny in 2017, after he made...
Hot and muggy conditions remain, Fourth of July heat advisory issued for some

Hot and muggy conditions remain, Fourth of July heat advisory issued for some

Pop-up storms bring brief, but heavy rain Flood Advisory issued for Preble County until 2 a.m. Cool-down coming this weekend EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH ISSUED FOR JULY 4TH from 12pm to 8pm. Counties affected include: Buter, Warren and Clinton. A FLOOD ADVISORY is in effect for Preble County until 2 a.m and south central Wayne until 3 a.m. Tuesday. TODAY: A very warm...
Police investigate after stabbing victim shows up to Domino’s Pizza in Dayton

Police investigate after stabbing victim shows up to Domino’s Pizza in Dayton

UPDATE @ 2:15 a.m: Dayton police are investigating after a stabbing victim showed up to Domino’s Pizza on West Third Street early Monday morning. Officials responded to the business, located at 4399 West Third Street around 1:20 a.m. on reports of a stabbing, according to initial reports. The male victim was reportedly stabbed in the forearm and transported to Miami Valley Hospital with...
Getting a new driver’s license? Starting Monday, you’ll have to wait

Getting a new driver’s license? Starting Monday, you’ll have to wait

Starting Monday, Ohioans will no longer be able to get their driver’s licenses on the same day they’re issued. Instead, they’ll have to wait no more than 10 days to receive their licenses in the mail. According to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, this will make the system more secure and comply with federal regulations. Ohioans won’t be without a license in the meantime &mdash...
Edgewood Schools may join growing list of districts arming staffers

Edgewood Schools may join growing list of districts arming staffers

Edgewood Schools may soon be the latest to join a growing list of Butler County districts where officials plan to allow some staffers access to firearms in the coming school year. The school system is also considering using metal detectors to better protect students from an armed attack from either outside or inside its school buildings. This week, Hamilton school officials announced they plan to...
Neighbors concerned for Springfield firefighters after blaze fought in extreme heat

Neighbors concerned for Springfield firefighters after blaze fought in extreme heat

Neighbors said a house on Thrasher Street was vacant for about a month before a fire broke out Friday morning.  Crews were dispatched to the intersection of Thrasher and Farlow streets around 7 a.m. on reports of heavy smoke coming from a house.  Investigators said fire alarms in the damaged house went off and woke up neighbors, who then called 911.  Nearby homeowners said they were...
Expect 100+ heat index this weekend; Air pollution, heat advisories issued

Expect 100+ heat index this weekend; Air pollution, heat advisories issued

Air Pollution Advisory through Saturday Dry, hot and humid Saturday Pop-up storms possible to begin next week Overnight: Mostly clear skies are expected, with temperatures falling back into the lower 70s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Saturday: A steamy day is expected to start the weekend with lots of sunshine and highs soaring into the lower to middle 90s. The...
Auditor: Darke County village misspent thousands of tax dollars on contest prizes

Auditor: Darke County village misspent thousands of tax dollars on contest prizes

Thousands of tax dollars were misspent to buy prizes to give to citizens by the Village of Wayne Lakes in Darke County, according to a state audit.  The report found the village made 12 improper payments in 2015 and 2016 totaling $4,210, most of which didn’t serve a public purpose, Ohio Auditor Dave Yost said in a media release Thursday.  The purchases included $3,500 for a golf cart...
Air Pollution Advisory extended; heat index likely over 100 degrees this weekend

Air Pollution Advisory extended; heat index likely over 100 degrees this weekend

Air Pollution Advisory through Saturday Temps on the rise; Heat index tops 100 this weekend Chance for pop-up storms returns by early next week 5 Day Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell Overnight: Expect clear skies with temperatures dropping into the upper 60s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Friday: Mostly sunny skies along with hot and humid conditions are...
Supreme Court deals setback to labor unions

Supreme Court deals setback to labor unions

In a setback for public employee unions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday public unions cannot force non-union members covered by the contract to pay fees used to finance the costs of collective bargaining with state and local governments. The decision will impact public-sector unions around Ohio and the nation. In a 5-4 opinion, the justices struck down a high court ruling from four decades...
NEW DETAILS: Ex-Miami University professor had $100, condom with him when he allegedly tried to meet 14-year-old in Missouri for sex

NEW DETAILS: Ex-Miami University professor had $100, condom with him when he allegedly tried to meet 14-year-old in Missouri for sex

Former Miami University professor Kevin Conner Armitage, who is jailed on federal charges, showed up at a restaurant May 30 in Kansas City with $100 and a condom to have sex with a 14-year-old girl known as Crystal, according to documents from a federal court in Missouri.  He was actually meeting with an undercover FBI employee who had been tracking Armitage’s activity under the user name...
Heat wave to break out for the weekend

Heat wave to break out for the weekend

Skies clearing out overnight Air Pollution Advisory Issued for Thursday Temperatures to soar into the 90s for the weekend TONIGHT: Clearing skies and comfortably mild. Temperatures will drop into the middle 60s.  TOMORROW: Lots of sunshine returns to the Valley with temperatures climbing into the middle 80s. An Air Pollution Advisory has been issued for the afternoon and early evening...
Power being restored to customers following afternoon storms

Power being restored to customers following afternoon storms

Power is being restored across the area after a line of heavy rain and storms moved through the area Tuesday afternoon. Here are the latest outage numbers as of 4:15 p.m. Logan: 2 Montgomery: 127 Greene: 133 Ohio Edison and Duke Energy: Fewer than 5 outages
Showers, storms lingering into midweek

Showers, storms lingering into midweek

Still a chance for showers overnight A few strong storms possible, mainly east Wednesday Heat wave arrives to end the week  Flooding reported in Kettering after a strong Tuesday afternoon thunderstorm.  Tree damage in Dayton from Tuesday’s afternoon storm Flooding in the roadways in Kettering near Patterson Road and Woodman Drive on Tuesday afternoon. Tonight: Skies will be partly...
Hepatitis A outbreak in Ohio: What’s really going on?

Hepatitis A outbreak in Ohio: What’s really going on?

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health  declared a statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A Friday evening, with 79 hepatitis A cases associated with the outbreak so far this year. As of June 1, there were 11 cases of hepatitis A in Montgomery County. In 2017 there was one case, and none were reported in 2016, Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County reported. Here are questions...
Ohio gun rights could expand under so-called ‘stand your ground’ law

Ohio gun rights could expand under so-called ‘stand your ground’ law

Ohio lawmakers are closer than ever to passing a so-called “stand your ground” bill that would expand gun rights by relaxing a person’s duty to retreat before using lethal force in self-defense.  Supporters say the bill corrects unjust laws that force crime victims to make a decision between fighting or escaping an assailant, then makes survivors argue their...
Opinion: Dayton can be the model for recovery

Opinion: Dayton can be the model for recovery

Working as a treatment professional since 1973, I’ve created a program I call “The Dayton Model of Recovery” – it says there are five things that are important to know about addiction, and five things one must do in order to access full, long-term recovery. Briefly, the five things to know are: 1) The addicted one is sick, as in brain-based illness they do not choose. These...
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