Richard Wilson

Rich Wilson was inspired to become a reporter after developing an insatiable appetite for literature and newspapers in his early 20s. He covers breaking news throughout the Miami Valley. Wilson graduated from Miami University in 2004 with a degree in English Journalism and a minor in Botany.  Whenever possible, he takes advantage of the excellent fishing opportunities in Southwest Ohio.

Latest from Richard Wilson

$1.1M roundabout planned at Xenia intersection
 Roundabouts are becoming a popular alternative to traffic lights at intersections, and plans are underway to install one at a wide four-way stop in a neighborhood northeast of downtown Xenia. The city of Xenia and the Ohio Department of Transportation are working on the final details of the plan for a roundabout to be installed at North Columbus...

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Roundabouts are becoming a popular alternative to traffic lights at intersections, and plans are underway to install one at a wide four-way stop in a neighborhood northeast of downtown Xenia. The city of Xenia and the Ohio Department of Transportation are working on the final details of the plan for a roundabout to be installed at North Columbus...
Records show Centerville interest in annexing development property, but something changed
 While final approval is still in question on a planned subdivision by Oberer Land Developers, LTD in Sugarcreek Twp., documents show the city of Centerville was interested in annexing the property prior to an agreement between the township and the property owner that would prevent annexation, at least temporarily. The Dayton Daily News obtained...

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While final approval is still in question on a planned subdivision by Oberer Land Developers, LTD in Sugarcreek Twp., documents show the city of Centerville was interested in annexing the property prior to an agreement between the township and the property owner that would prevent annexation, at least temporarily. The Dayton Daily News obtained...
Beavercreek teacher sues district for alleged discrimination
 A Beavercreek schools foreign language teacher has sued the district claiming she was discriminated against when she was transferred from teaching Spanish to French. The lawsuit on behalf of teacher Bonnie M. McGriff was filed Nov. 9 in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in Dayton. MORE: Yellow Springs man...

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A Beavercreek schools foreign language teacher has sued the district claiming she was discriminated against when she was transferred from teaching Spanish to French. The lawsuit on behalf of teacher Bonnie M. McGriff was filed Nov. 9 in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in Dayton. MORE: Yellow Springs man...
No decision on HPA Development homes proposal in Sugarcreek Twp.
 UPDATE @ 9:55 p.m.: The Sugarcreek Twp. trustees decided not to make a decision about the housing development because there were too many unanswered questions about the project and a related traffic study. The trustees plan to take up the issue when they meet Dec. 3. Ahead of Wednesday night’s trustee meeting, Sugarcreek Twp. Administrator...

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UPDATE @ 9:55 p.m.: The Sugarcreek Twp. trustees decided not to make a decision about the housing development because there were too many unanswered questions about the project and a related traffic study. The trustees plan to take up the issue when they meet Dec. 3. Ahead of Wednesday night’s trustee meeting, Sugarcreek Twp. Administrator...
Yellow Springs man accused of sex offense arrested 7 months after investigation began
 We’re learning more about a Yellow Springs rape investigation that led to the arrest and indictment of a 28-year-old man who is being held in the Greene County Jail. Jacob Louis Pflanzer was arrested seven months after Yellow Springs police began investigating allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman at his home, according to...

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We’re learning more about a Yellow Springs rape investigation that led to the arrest and indictment of a 28-year-old man who is being held in the Greene County Jail. Jacob Louis Pflanzer was arrested seven months after Yellow Springs police began investigating allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman at his home, according to...
Months after trash truck rammed its side, Xenia nursing home is getting repairs
 Five months after a trash truck crashed into it and caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage, a Xenia nursing home is expected to begin its reconstruction soon. The insurance company for Rumpke, whose truck was involved in the June 2018 crash, recently sent a check to Greene County to pay for damages. “We have just received...

Posted: 4 days ago

Five months after a trash truck crashed into it and caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage, a Xenia nursing home is expected to begin its reconstruction soon. The insurance company for Rumpke, whose truck was involved in the June 2018 crash, recently sent a check to Greene County to pay for damages. “We have just received...
Yellow Springs man jailed, accused of sex offenses earlier this year
 A 28-year-old man has been charged with multiple counts of rape from incidents that happened in Yellow Springs. Jacob Louis Pflanzer was arrested by Xenia police on a warrant Nov. 8. He is being held in the Greene County Jail and Judge Stephen Wolaver has set bond at $50,000, according to court records. Pflanzer, whose listed address is on...

Posted: 4 days ago

A 28-year-old man has been charged with multiple counts of rape from incidents that happened in Yellow Springs. Jacob Louis Pflanzer was arrested by Xenia police on a warrant Nov. 8. He is being held in the Greene County Jail and Judge Stephen Wolaver has set bond at $50,000, according to court records. Pflanzer, whose listed address is on...
2 Greene County companies planning $10.7M in projects offered development grants
 Two Greene County companies that say they plan to add jobs have been offered $150,000 in grant funds by the  Greene County Community Improvement Corporation, the county’s economic development nonprofit. Their companies’ expansion projects were selected out of five that applied for funding through the Economic Development...

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Two Greene County companies that say they plan to add jobs have been offered $150,000 in grant funds by the  Greene County Community Improvement Corporation, the county’s economic development nonprofit. Their companies’ expansion projects were selected out of five that applied for funding through the Economic Development...
Why are Beavercreek police providing traffic control at new Raising Cane’s?
 People are lining up to get a taste of the fare at Beavercreek’s newest restaurant, and some are wondering why police are there directing traffic, and who is paying for that service. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, 4384 Indian Ripple Road, has seen long lines since opening the restaurant’s second area location Oct....

Posted: 5 days ago

People are lining up to get a taste of the fare at Beavercreek’s newest restaurant, and some are wondering why police are there directing traffic, and who is paying for that service. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, 4384 Indian Ripple Road, has seen long lines since opening the restaurant’s second area location Oct....
Actor Martin Sheen flees Malibu wildfire; says little chance home survived
 Actor Martin Sheen was found safe after his son, Charlie Sheen, tweeted that he couldn't reach his parents amid wildfires that are sweeping across parts of Southern California. >> Read more trending news  The LA Times and the Associated Press are reporting that Sheen and his wife, Janet, were found and interviewed by...

Posted: 6 days ago

Actor Martin Sheen was found safe after his son, Charlie Sheen, tweeted that he couldn't reach his parents amid wildfires that are sweeping across parts of Southern California. >> Read more trending news  The LA Times and the Associated Press are reporting that Sheen and his wife, Janet, were found and interviewed by...
Intoxicated off-duty officer arrested for burglary after mistakenly entering house, police say
 An off-duty Dayton police officer was booked into the Montgomery County Jail overnight on suspicion of burglary after trying to enter a home he mistakenly thought was his, police said. >> Read more trending news  Torrence Edward Laprath, 33, a Dayton officer, was arrested by members of his own department and booked into jail...

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An off-duty Dayton police officer was booked into the Montgomery County Jail overnight on suspicion of burglary after trying to enter a home he mistakenly thought was his, police said. >> Read more trending news  Torrence Edward Laprath, 33, a Dayton officer, was arrested by members of his own department and booked into jail...