Crime


Springfield man reports being robbed while walking on sidewalk

A Springfield man reported being robbed while walking near Municipal Stadium. Springfield police responded to the 1100 block of Mitchell Boulevard where the victim said he was walking when a silver van pulled up beside him and made contact with him. “(The occupants) asked him for a cigarette,” the report says. “He stated that he offered the individuals a cigarette. (the victim) advised...


3 things to know: Crimes in Clark County and Springfield this week

3 things to know: Crimes in Clark County and Springfield this week

The Springfield Police Division and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office investigated numerous crimes this week in the area. Here are three crimes covered by the Springfield News-Sun this week that were investigated by the policing agencies. Jacob Mott, 23, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with felonious assault and receiving stolen property. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and his...
Sister: Springfield Twp. stabbing victim ‘devoted her life to her family’

Sister: Springfield Twp. stabbing victim ‘devoted her life to her family’

A Clark County woman is facing a long recovery after her husband allegedly cut her throat Thursday morning in the couple’s home. She “devoted her life to her family. She was a young mother. She put her life on hold to raise her daughter and give her the best life possible,” the victim’s sister said in a statement Thursday. The attack happened before 6 a.m. Thursday at a home...
Report: Burglars cut hole in roof of Springfield Best Buy, steal phones

Report: Burglars cut hole in roof of Springfield Best Buy, steal phones

Springfield police are investigating a break-in at Best Buy on Bechtle Avenue. Police responded Sunday morning to a break-in at the Springfield Best Buy. Six iPhones and an iPad were stolen from the store, a Springfield police report says. READ: Gun used in Springfield attempted murder at school was stolen “Officers found a fire escape unlocked that led to the roof of the building,” the...
Springfield man charged with stealing DVDs from Clark County library

Springfield man charged with stealing DVDs from Clark County library

A Springfield man is accused of stealing DVDs from the Clark County library. Louis Primous Jr., 59, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with theft. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. Springfield police began their investigation when they were called to the library’s main branch in downtown Springfield and spoke with security for the branch. They were told Primous was observed taking...
Springfield man sentenced in murder attempt has local gang ties, prosecutor says

Springfield man sentenced in murder attempt has local gang ties, prosecutor says

A man with alleged gang ties will spend a decade and a half behind bars after pleading guilty to attempted murder. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Lisa Hoying said Elrashawn Dover, 18, is a member of the BMG gang. She said the gang commits crimes in the name of a friend who was killed in commission of an armed robbery. “It’s a gang of boys that are going around and committing crimes like...
Clark County man accused of shooting man over stolen shoes

Clark County man accused of shooting man over stolen shoes

A Clark County man is accused of shooting a person after a dispute over shoes that were allegedly stolen six years ago. Jacob Mott, 23, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with felonious assault and receiving stolen property. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and his bond was set at $50,000. Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies began their investigation Sunday morning when they were...
Logan County judge dismisses lawsuit filed by ex-superintendent

Logan County judge dismisses lawsuit filed by ex-superintendent

A Logan County judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by an ex-superintendent who’s in prison for a child sex crime. Patrick O’Donnell is serving 50 months in jail. He sued Indian Lake Schools arguing the Indian Lake Board of Education improperly fired him before he was convicted of the crime. MORE: Logan Co. superintendent resigns, to get $35K after charges dropped However, Logan County Common...
Springfield man sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempted murder case

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

A Springfield man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a Springfield shooting earlier this year. Clark County Common Pleas Court Judge Douglas Rastatter sentenced Elrashawn Dover at around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Dover faced up to 15½ years for the crimes he pleaded guilty to. Dover was accused of shooting at two brothers. Dover, 18, pleaded guilty in Clark County Common Pleas...
Springfield records 12th homicide of 2018, matches 2017 total

Springfield records 12th homicide of 2018, matches 2017 total

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

Springfield man arrested in weekend homicide, charged with murder

A Springfield man was charged with murder in Clark County Municipal Court Monday morning. Raekwon Hall, 20, is accused of shooting and killing 23-year-old Antonio Moore on Sunday morning. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and his bond was set at $100,000. Springfield police began their investigation when they were called to 1932 Fred Jordan Drive for a shooting. There they found the victim in the...
Report: Springfield dog attacks, seriously injures child

Report: Springfield dog attacks, seriously injures child

The Clark County Ohio Dog Warden’s Office said Monday they have euthanized a dog after it seriously injured a child and the dog’s owner on Saturday evening. The dog’s owner reported she was babysitting the child in her home Saturday night when the animal attacked the child. Both the owner and the child suffered injuries when the owner struggled to free the child, said Sandi Click...
Kettering woman who escaped Clark County Jail indicted

Kettering woman who escaped Clark County Jail indicted

The woman who escaped from the Clark County Jail before being apprehended within the hour has been indicted. Jennifer Tate, 29, of Kettering, was indicted on a count of escape in Clark County Common Pleas Court. Tate is believed to have escaped the jail through a fence on Sept. 4. She was captured about 26 minutes later. She severely injured herself in the process, authorities said. Tate had been...
Teen accused in Clark County store break-in set to return to court

Teen accused in Clark County store break-in set to return to court

A 17-year-old boy is scheduled to return to court Wednesday, Sept. 19, for his alleged role in a break-in at Buck Creek Carry Out this week. The teen was arraigned in Clark County Juvenile Court on Tuesday and a denial was entered for him. A not guilty plea was also entered for Jerome Wood Jr., 28 of Springfield earlier this week in Clark County Municipal Court. Clark County Sheriff’s Office...
Springfield man accused of cutting woman with machete

Springfield man accused of cutting woman with machete

A Springfield man is accused of attacking his girlfriend with a machete. Jesse Stillgess, 31, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with felonious assault and domestic violence. Stillgess pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $27,000. Springfield Police started their investigation when they were called to a home where a woman said Stillgess had become angry because she was shaving her legs...
Springfield shooting occurs as city tries to rally against violence

Springfield shooting occurs as city tries to rally against violence

Springfield police responded to a shooting at a local gas station Thursday afternoon, just two days before a city-wide festival against violence is set to take place. A shooting was reported outside the Sunoco station at the corner of East Street and Selma Road at around 12 p.m. The Springfield News-Sun was on scene and saw a man being loaded onto a medic. He appeared alert. The shooting took place...
Deaf Springfield man drops city from lawsuit

Deaf Springfield man drops city from lawsuit

A Springfield deaf man who filed a federal lawsuit against Clark County and the city of Springfield dropped the city from his suit. Derrick Lake who can’t read lips or read proficiently and uses American Sign Language to communicate, according to a civil lawsuit filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court, was arrested Feb. 15 and wasn’t offered an interpreter to explain why. Lake&rsquo...
Springfield man accused of strangling child with balloon string

Springfield man accused of strangling child with balloon string

A Springfield man is accused of stuffing a child into a pillowcase, throwing her into a closet and then later taking a balloon string and choking the child with it. Darryl Newsome, 27, also is accused of throwing a different child up and down stairs causing the child to sustain injuries and bleed from his head and attacking a pregnant woman. Newsome was charged with two counts of child endangering...
Suspects foiled plans to steal from Clark County store caught on video

Suspects foiled plans to steal from Clark County store caught on video

A store owner taking extra precaution — resulted in weapons kept out of the hands of suspected thieves during a break-in. Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to Buck Creek Carry Out around 1:20 a.m. on Tuesday on report of a break-in. According to a court affidavit, the responding deputy found two rocks that were thrown at one of the business’ windows, but nothing...
Clark County man convicted of trying to run over 2 police officers

Clark County man convicted of trying to run over 2 police officers

A Clark County man was sentenced to prison after he allegedly tried to strike two police officers trying to arrest him on a warrant. Johnathon Rockey was found guilty by a jury and sentenced to 15 years in prison, the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office announced. MORE: Man accused of Springfield’s Homeview Avenue shooting arrested Springfield police officers attempted to arrest Rockey on...
Fence cut, suspects trespass onto Springfield construction site, report says

Fence cut, suspects trespass onto Springfield construction site, report says

Springfield police launched an investigation earlier this morning into a breaking and entering report filed by an employee of a local construction company. Police responded to a Kapp Construction site where a witness told police that he saw suspects cut a fence, enter the construction site on Beacon Street and remove items, according to a Springfield police report. MORE: Springfield fatal shooting...
2 arrested in foiled Enon pharmacy robbery could be tied to others

2 arrested in foiled Enon pharmacy robbery could be tied to others

Two men charged in a would-be Enon Rite Aid robbery are also being investigated in connection with a string of other Rite Aid robberies in the area. James P. Taylor, 21, of Dayton, pleaded not guilty to a charge of obstructing official business in Clark County Municipal Court on Monday. Dasean Whitehead, 19, of Cincinnati pleaded not guilty to possession of criminal tools. Officers were called just...
$100K bond set in Springfield nurse practitioner case

$100K bond set in Springfield nurse practitioner case

A Springfield nurse practitioner indicted for felony drug trafficking had a bond in the case set at $100,000, according to online court records. Douglas Shrewsbury was indicted on multiple counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs and aggravated possession of drugs, according to a press release by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. He was able to post the bond through...
Pair of threats made against Bellefontaine High School

Pair of threats made against Bellefontaine High School

An 18-year-old Bellefontaine student was arrested after making a threat against his high school during the school’s first active shooter drill on Wednesday. Jonas Turner-Stiles faces a first degree misdemeanor charge for allegedly telling another student that it would be fun to “shoot up the school and scare people.” The incident was later reported to a teacher, who informed Bellefontaine...
NAACP President: Force used on juvenile in Clark County detention justified

NAACP President: Force used on juvenile in Clark County detention justified

The NAACP Springfield president says she believes Clark County Juvenile Detention Center employees acted properly when they used pepper spray to restrain a teenage boy in July. NAACP Springfield President Denise Williams said she reviewed video of the July 31 incident when a teenage boy was detained because he allegedly refused to complete community service. Williams said the boy was handcuffed during...
2 in critical condition following Tuesday night crash in Clark County

2 in critical condition following Tuesday night crash in Clark County

Two people were in critical condition Thursday following a crash Tuesday night. Lt. Brian Aller said Diane and Robert Winterhoff, both 56, were flown by CareFlight medical helicopter following a crash on Broadgauge and McConkey roads in Clark County. The Winterhoffs were listed in critical condition, Aller said. Whitney Howard, 21, was identified as the other driver. The crash is still under investigation...
Springfield man accused in city shooting

Springfield man accused in city shooting

A Springfield man is accused of an August shooting in the city. Cody Mauller, 27, was indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court on charges of felonious assault and discharge firearm on or near prohibited premises. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and his bond was set at $5,000. Mauller is accused of shooting at a driver of a vehicle that allegedly struck his jeep in August. A police affidavit...
Escape in Clark County: 5 times inmates tried to get away from law enforcement this year

Escape in Clark County: 5 times inmates tried to get away from law enforcement this year

1. Jennifer Tate escapes through fence Just this week, 29-year-old Jennifer Tate, of Kettering slipped through a fence while in custody at the Clark County Jail. Officials from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said they believe a possible camera glitch may have been a factor in Tate’s movements going undetected. BODY CAM: Kettering woman caught after minutes-long escape from Clark Co...
‘I enjoyed it’: Springfield woman accused of stabbing uncle pleads insanity

‘I enjoyed it’: Springfield woman accused of stabbing uncle pleads insanity

A woman accused of stabbing her uncle while demanding money told investigators she enjoyed doing so, according to a new court document filed in the case. Rebecca Isaac, charged in Clark County Common Pleas Court with attempted murder, aggravated robbery and tampering with evidence, changed her plea from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity. MORE: NEW DETAILS: Springfield woman accused of...
Second woman escapes Clark County Jail within a month

Second woman escapes Clark County Jail within a month

A Kettering woman is the second woman to escape from the Clark County Jail in just over a month’s time. Jennifer Tate, 29, of Kettering, was arraigned on felony escape charges in Clark County Municipal Court on Wednesday morning. Judge Mel Kemmer entered a not guilty plea for her and set bond at $25,000. According to a report from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Tate was able to slip...
Springfield man faces more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted murder

Springfield man faces more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted murder

A Springfield man accused of shooting at two brothers admitted to one count of attempted murder. Elrashawn Dover, 18, pleaded guilty in Clark County Common Pleas Court to attempted murder, a gun specification and receiving stolen property, according to court records. He faces up to 15½ years in prison. He also faces a $25,000 fine and court costs in the case, the documents say. MORE: Springfield...
Charge dropped against dad who allegedly left child in Meijer shopping cart

Charge dropped against dad who allegedly left child in Meijer shopping cart

A case against a Springfield man accused of leaving an infant in a grocery cart at the Springfield Meijer’s parking lot was dismissed. Patrick Reynolds, 48, had a charge of child endangering against him dismissed in Clark County Municipal Court. Prosecutors requested that the case be dismissed, according to a disposition document. A request for comment to Reynolds’ defense attorney, Patrick...
Springfield man accused of attacking store clerk, robbing store indicted

Springfield man accused of attacking store clerk, robbing store indicted

A Springfield man accused of smashing a bottle he stole into a store clerk’s face while he tried to escape from a robbery was indicted. Clarence Nared, 50, faces a charge of robbery in Clark County Common Pleas Court. MORE: Springfield man shot in wrist, flown to Miami Valley Hospital Springfield police began their investigation when they were called to Wine Works on Commerce Drive regarding...
Springfield man charged with homicide in Urbana woman’s death

Springfield man charged with homicide in Urbana woman’s death

Jerry Duane Kurtis Durst, 38, is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide and three counts of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Coach of former Graham wrestler killed in crash: ‘I told him I lived him’ during last visit Drust was driving a 1998 Oldsmobile Bravada on July 6 and allegedly rear-ended a tricycle motor vehicle that had slowed down on the 5500...
Former Clark County Chief Deputy questions findings of internal investigation

Former Clark County Chief Deputy questions findings of internal investigation

The former Clark County Chief Deputy who resigned earlier this year after being accused of favoring some deputies over others said the internal investigation that found him at fault isn’t the full truth. An investigation conducted by the chief deputies at the Preble County and Darke County Sheriff’s Offices found former Clark County Chief Deputy Travis Russell helped Clark County deputies...
‘I heard bang, bang, bang, bang, bang!,’ Springfield resident said of shooting

‘I heard bang, bang, bang, bang, bang!,’ Springfield resident said of shooting

Springfield Police are investigating three shootings that took place over the weekend. The first shooting happened in the parking lot of Everyday Edibles restaurant on East Main Street around 5 a.m. Saturday morning. A man sustained several gunshot wounds that included one to the upper chest and one to upper left thigh, according to a police report. VIDEO: Springfield police investigating shots-fired...
Springfield woman reports man exposed himself to her while on sidewalk

Springfield woman reports man exposed himself to her while on sidewalk

A Springfield woman reported to police that she was walking down the street when she was approached by a man who exposed himself to her. Springfield police began their investigation Sunday evening when they were called to the 1600 block of East Main Street for a public indecency complaint. MORE: Springfield police say no arrest made in shots-fired incident that followed crash “(The victim) advised...
Clark County man pleads guilty to attempted abduction in Logan County: Sentencing delayed

Clark County man pleads guilty to attempted abduction in Logan County: Sentencing delayed

A Clark County resident and Xenia teacher who pleaded guilty to a charge in Logan County had a sentencing date pushed this week. Brandon Murray pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted abduction in Logan County Common Pleas Court, according to online records. He was set to be sentenced today but instead will face sentencing in September.  Five other counts against him, including rape, were dismissed...
Springfield police say no arrest made in shots-fired incident that followed crash

Springfield police say no arrest made in shots-fired incident that followed crash

UPDATE @ 8:45 p.m.: Police confirm that shots were fired after a collision on Edwards Avenue in Springfield involving a van and an ATV, but the police division is contradicting witness reports that someone was taken into custody.  Lt. Matthew Buynak said no arrest has been made and that the investigation into the Monday afternoon incident is ongoing.  He also confirmed that the driver of...
Springfield man arrested, accused of shooting man taking out trash

Springfield man arrested, accused of shooting man taking out trash

A Springfield man is accused of shooting a man taking out the trash. William Howard, 23, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with felonious assault. He pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $20,000. MORE: 4 in custody after night of shootings, chase in Springfield Springfield police began their investigation when they were called the 1300 block of Perry Street, according to an affidavit...
Springfield woman arrested after allegedly overdosing with kid in home

Springfield woman arrested after allegedly overdosing with kid in home

A Springfield woman was arrested after allegedly overdosing on heroin with a kid inside the home. Kaitlyn Robinson, 28, is accused of overdosing Saturday evening while a child was inside the home. She was arrested and booked into the Clark County Jail, according to a Springfield police report. MORE: Springfield man shot while taking out trash at home Springfield police began their investigation when...
Springfield man shot while taking out trash at home

Springfield man shot while taking out trash at home

A Springfield man said he was taking out the garbage Saturday night when he was shot. Springfield police responded to Springfield Regional Medical Center to speak with a man who had been. The man said he was taking out the trash Saturday night at around 10 p.m. on the 1300 block of Perry Street. MORE: Springfield man shot in wrist, flown to Miami Valley Hospital “(The man) stated he was taking...
Clark County jury convicts Georgia man in two robberies

Clark County jury convicts Georgia man in two robberies

A Georgia man accused of robbing a gas station and a store was convicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court. Andy McConnell, 24, was found guilty by a jury of two counts of aggravated robbery, carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle in Clark County Common Pleas Court, according to online records. McConnell is due back in court Friday morning for sentencing...
Springfield woman accused of running from police custody indicted

Springfield woman accused of running from police custody indicted

A Springfield woman who authorities said slipped her handcuffs off and ran from a police cruiser was indicted. Shianne Givens, 35, was indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court on counts of escape and theft. Springfield police began their investigation Aug. 7 when they were called to West North Street to investigate a report of a theft, according to an affidavit filed in support of the charges....
Springfield robbery suspect allegedly smashes bottle into employee’s face

Springfield robbery suspect allegedly smashes bottle into employee’s face

A Springfield man is accused of smashing a bottle he stole into a store clerk’s face while he tried to escape from a robbery. Clarence Nared, 50, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with robbery. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and bond was set at $25,000. MORE: Springfield man shot in wrist, flown to Miami Valley Hospital Springfield police began their investigation when they were...
Patient: Indicted cardiologist sends bill, but she still can’t get medical records

Patient: Indicted cardiologist sends bill, but she still can’t get medical records

The former patient of a cardiologist facing federal health care fraud charges said she was surprised to get a bill on Monday. This, when she still can’t access her medical records after the office, the Ohio Institute of Cardiac Care, was shut down. Dr. Salim Dahdah and his wife, Cindy, are accused of fraud, according to an affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in Dayton. Multiple patients say...
Clark County motorist shot while trying to retrieve cellphone

Clark County motorist shot while trying to retrieve cellphone

A motorist was traveling north on U.S. 68 when he dropped his cellphone and pulled into a driveway to pick it up. That’s when the home’s resident fired two shots at the man’s pickup truck while it was at the end of the driveway, Lt. Kristopher Shultz of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said. One shot struck the motorist’s shoulder. He was treated and released from Greene...
8 unsolved murders in the Miami Valley

8 unsolved murders in the Miami Valley

Some murders go unsolved and killers slip through the cracks. Time passes and families of the victims lose hope, but the families never forget and the detectives never give up. Tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 25, WHIO-TV presents “Miami Valley Murder Mysteries” at 7:30 p.m. right before the season premiere of ‘NCIS.” The show profiles 4 cold cases recently reopened by local law enforcement...
WHIO-TV profiles 4 unsolved local murders

WHIO-TV profiles 4 unsolved local murders

It is the show that has helped investigators solve some of our area's most haunting murder cases. "Miami Valley Murder Mysteries" airs Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. on WHIO-TV, Channel 7. The 30-minute special profiles 4 unsolved murders and 4 families seeking justice.  "It's hard to go every day and you're thinking about it. What happened? Who did this to our mother? Who would...
Man accused in Clark County robberies indicted

Man accused in Clark County robberies indicted

A suspect in a local pharmacy robbery was indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court last week. Dasean Whitehead, 19, of Cincinnati, faces a charge of aggravated robbery. Whitehead and James Taylor, 21, of Dayton, were arrested in connection to a robbery at the Enon Rite Aid Earlier this month. Taylor was sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official...
28-year-old killed in Harrison Twp. McDonald’s altercation ID’d as Enon man

28-year-old killed in Harrison Twp. McDonald’s altercation ID’d as Enon man

The victim of the altercation at McDonald’s on 4770 N. Main St. has been identified as 28-year-old Nicholas Malone from Enon.  Malone was in the passenger seat of a Mercury Mountaineer that flipped over a concrete wall after a physical altercation ensued in the restaurant drive-through line. The driver was not injured. Police told News Center 7’s Malik Perkins the occupants of the...
Manhunt for Clark County stabbing suspect enters 2nd day

Manhunt for Clark County stabbing suspect enters 2nd day

The manhunt for the man accused of stabbing his wife in the neck before fleeing the area has continued into a second day. Raymond Roberts is accused of stabbing his wife at their home in Clark County on Thursday morning. She drove to a convenience store on Springfield Xenia Road for help. Roberts, 42, is believed to be in a gray or silver Ford Focus, license tag HNC4229 Police said he is considered...
Law enforcement ‘pings’ cellphone in search for Clark County fugitive

Law enforcement ‘pings’ cellphone in search for Clark County fugitive

Law enforcement looking for an accident victim off the road can ‘ping’ cell towers to help find that person more quickly to render aid. Cellphones, when they are on, emit signals, called pings, to cell towers. Police also can use that technology to search for fugitives, as in the case of Raymond Roberts. He is considered armed and dangerous after he reportedly stabbed his estranged...
Home security camera leads to arrest of Springfield man in Bellbrook

Home security camera leads to arrest of Springfield man in Bellbrook

A man was going door-to-door on Tuesday hoping to trim people’s trees. The problem is, police said the man was breaking two laws. Bellbrook police were called to Upper Hillside Drive by a homeowner whose doorbell camera recorded a man knocking on his door. After watching the video on his phone, the resident said he got a funny feeling and called police, Lt. Steve Carmin said. Police came out...
Springfield man who fled police at 100 mph sentenced to prison

Springfield man who fled police at 100 mph sentenced to prison

A Springfield man who fled police at 100 miles per hour was sentenced this week to prison. Jamar Hayes, 22, pleaded guilty to a charge of failure to comply and was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in prison by Clark County Common Pleas Court Judge Douglas Rastatter. Police began their investigation in June when they were called by a neighbor on South Light Street because a man was forcing a woman into...
Pike County killings: Autopsy records show Rhoden shot through door

Pike County killings: Autopsy records show Rhoden shot through door

The Ohio Supreme Court upheld a journalist’s ability to examine preliminary autopsy records and investigative notes made by a coroner, effectively granting media access to never-before-seen records in the 2016 murders of eight people in Pike County. The records reveal one of the victims, Christopher Rhoden Sr., had been shot through a door, according to the Columbus Dispatch, which first...
South Charleston resident treats Clark County Sheriff’s Office to catered lunch

South Charleston resident treats Clark County Sheriff’s Office to catered lunch

Pulled pork and brisket is a good way to show first responders from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office what they do matters. That’s according to South Charleston resident Jim Bealer, who bought the sheriff’s office lunch Tuesday afternoon. More than 200 employees got to eat a free meal catered by Rudy’s Smokehouse all paid for by Bealer. “I’m just tired of people...
Springfield resident concerned with violence in the area 

Springfield resident concerned with violence in the area 

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

Victim taken to hospital after shooting in Clark County

A victim was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries after he was shot early Sunday morning in the 2800 block of Ash Drive, according to Lt. Kris Shultz. It is unknown where the person was shot at or the cause. The investigation is still active, and an update will be given sometime Monday morning. Police are investigating a shooting in German Township early Sunday, according...
Man charged in deadly shooting outside Springfield apartment complex

Man charged in deadly shooting outside Springfield apartment complex

A Springfield man was charged with murder in Clark County Municipal Court Monday morning.  Raekwon Hall, 20, is accused of shooting and killing 23-year-old Antonio Moore on Sunday morning. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and his bond was set at $100,000. A 23-year-old Springfield man was killed in a shooting on Jordan Drive Sunday. Antonio Moore was shot outside the Ronez Manor Apartments...
Wet bulb globe temperature: Why it could shut down the Air Force Marathon

Wet bulb globe temperature: Why it could shut down the Air Force Marathon

Have you ever heard of the term Wet Bulb Globe Temperature? Likely not, but it’s serious business at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and it could force marathon organizers to call the race quits if WBGT reaches a certain level Saturday. Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Jesse Maag explains what it means. “Often times on hot days, meteorologists will talk about the heat index, or the &lsquo...
Georgia piano teacher arrested on child molestation charges

Georgia piano teacher arrested on child molestation charges

A Roswell, Georgia, piano teacher with access to hundreds of students over decades of instruction was arrested Thursday on child molestation charges, police said. Two alleged victims came forward to accuse Troy Lawrence Palmer of molesting them “multiple times between 2008 and 2012 while inside Palmer’s home,” according to Roswell police spokeswoman Officer Lisa Holland...
Man shot at gas pump in Springfield just feet away from school

Man shot at gas pump in Springfield just feet away from school

A man standing at a gas pump at a Sunoco station in Springfield was hit by gunfire today and rushed to Springfield Regional Medical Center. The shots were fired around noon across the street from the Springfield City School District’s School of Innovation at the corner of East Street and Selma Road. A school bus was parked outside the school at the time of the shooting. We’re checking...
Clark County schools score mostly Cs on state report card

Clark County schools score mostly Cs on state report card

Clark County schools scored mostly Cs on their overall grade on the state report cards. Southeastern scored a B on their overall grade on their report card while Tecumseh scored a D. The rest picked up Cs. MORE: Springfield city schools score D on state report card “Our scores are pretty consistent with where we were last year,” Northeastern Assistant Superintendent Shawn Blazer said....
Medical records for patients of indicted Springfield cardiologist ‘in no man’s land’

Medical records for patients of indicted Springfield cardiologist ‘in no man’s land’

More than a year after a Springfield cardiologist’s practice was shut down amid a federal investigation, patients say their medical records are still in a “no man’s land.” Dr. Salim Dahdah and his wife, Cindy, are facing trial Oct. 9 in federal court in Columbus. They were among more than 400 indicted nationwide in what the U.S. Justice Department called a health care...
Clark County bar owner charged with Tuesday morning shooting

Clark County bar owner charged with Tuesday morning shooting

An owner of a Springfield bar is accused of illegally firing a shot at a patron Tuesday morning. Daniel Romine, 67, is charged in Clark County Municipal Court with felonious assault and illegal possession of firearm in liquor permit premises. He pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $15,000. Springfield police began their investigation Tuesday morning at around 1:30 a.m. when they were called...
Cincinnati Shooting: Woman shot 12 times is released from the hospital

Cincinnati Shooting: Woman shot 12 times is released from the hospital

Both survivors of the Cincinnati shooting last week are now out of the hospital. Whitney Austin of Louisville, Kentucky, was discharged today from University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Austin was shot 12 times in the shooting rampage Thursday at the Fifth Third Center at Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati that killed three other victims. Austin, a Fifth Third Bank VP based in Louisville...
Dayton man pleads not guilty in charges after fatal dog mauling

Dayton man pleads not guilty in charges after fatal dog mauling

The Dayton man who allegedly owned the dog that mauled Maurice Brown to death in April 2017 pleaded not guilty on Monday. Anthony Austin, 28, pleaded not guilty in Dayton Municipal Court to one count of control of dogs, a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. Austin had a pretrial hearing set for Sept. 25 that the judge said likely would be continued when...
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