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Student group of Boonshoft School of Medicine wins Excellence Award
 The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Medicine student group was awarded the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Program of Excellence Award on Aug. 3, according to a release. They were honored during the AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, and this...

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The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Family Medicine student group was awarded the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Program of Excellence Award on Aug. 3, according to a release. They were honored during the AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, and this...
Crews battling two fully involved vacant house fires on Norman Avenue in Dayton
 The fire has now spread to a house next door, and crews are putting water on both homes. Crews are inside the second home, and both homes appear to be vacant. The house fire located at 24 W. Norman Avenue is reported as defensive.  We are hearing reports of a working structure fire in the 20 block of W. Norman Avenue. Initial reports...

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The fire has now spread to a house next door, and crews are putting water on both homes. Crews are inside the second home, and both homes appear to be vacant. The house fire located at 24 W. Norman Avenue is reported as defensive.  We are hearing reports of a working structure fire in the 20 block of W. Norman Avenue. Initial reports...
Hamilton woman’s body found near I-275 in Colerain Twp.
 Police are seeking information about a woman whose body was found off the side of Interstate 275 earlier this month. Officials identified the woman Thursday as 29-year-old Megan Anderson of Hamilton, our news partner WCPO-TV in Cincinnati reported. Workers mowing grass found her body Aug. 1 off I-275 near I-74. Colerain Twp. police are asking...

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Police are seeking information about a woman whose body was found off the side of Interstate 275 earlier this month. Officials identified the woman Thursday as 29-year-old Megan Anderson of Hamilton, our news partner WCPO-TV in Cincinnati reported. Workers mowing grass found her body Aug. 1 off I-275 near I-74. Colerain Twp. police are asking...
Suspect points gun, says ‘gimme all you got’ to woman leaving Dayton nightclub
 A man tried to rob a woman at gunpoint outside a local club in Dayton. A woman told officers she was leaving the Masque Nightclub Thursday night when a man approached her while she was sitting in her car and asked to use her phone. When she said her phone wasn’t working, the man reportedly pointed a gun at her and demanded she give...

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A man tried to rob a woman at gunpoint outside a local club in Dayton. A woman told officers she was leaving the Masque Nightclub Thursday night when a man approached her while she was sitting in her car and asked to use her phone. When she said her phone wasn’t working, the man reportedly pointed a gun at her and demanded she give...
Deputy resigns after Facebook group says he was caught in an underage sex sting
 A Hamilton County Sheriff’s deputy resigned Friday after an online group conducted a sting operation and accused him of trying to meet a 15-year-old “to engage in sexual activity,” the sheriff’s office announced. The Facebook page Parents Against Predators Nationwide broadcast the sting live Thursday night. They...

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A Hamilton County Sheriff’s deputy resigned Friday after an online group conducted a sting operation and accused him of trying to meet a 15-year-old “to engage in sexual activity,” the sheriff’s office announced. The Facebook page Parents Against Predators Nationwide broadcast the sting live Thursday night. They...
Pit bull population on the rise due to over-breeding issues, more get euthanized
 Humane agencies and rescue groups both agree the local pit bull population is nearly out of control. They say part of the issues stem from over-breeding and too many of the dogs are victimized, abandoned or trained to fight. Shelters are being overrun with pit bulls, and the Humane Society of Greater Dayton is a no-kill shelter, but so many...

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Humane agencies and rescue groups both agree the local pit bull population is nearly out of control. They say part of the issues stem from over-breeding and too many of the dogs are victimized, abandoned or trained to fight. Shelters are being overrun with pit bulls, and the Humane Society of Greater Dayton is a no-kill shelter, but so many...
Pit bull puppy stolen off chain from Dayton residence
 A pit bull was stolen from a residence Thursday night around 9:30 p.m. in Dayton. A man reported to police that someone stole his eight-month-old, male King Fisher pit bull puppy from his house located on Tubman Avenue. The man chained his puppy, Bless, outside to the left of the front door and when he returned 15 minutes later, his dog was...

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A pit bull was stolen from a residence Thursday night around 9:30 p.m. in Dayton. A man reported to police that someone stole his eight-month-old, male King Fisher pit bull puppy from his house located on Tubman Avenue. The man chained his puppy, Bless, outside to the left of the front door and when he returned 15 minutes later, his dog was...
Greene County kicks off ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign
 The Greene County Safe Communities Coalition kicked off its annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign Friday evening with activities highlighting the dangers of impaired driving. The campaign runs through Labor Day on Sept. 3 to help raise awareness and educate the public about driving impaired by drugs or alcohol. One of the tools to...

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The Greene County Safe Communities Coalition kicked off its annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign Friday evening with activities highlighting the dangers of impaired driving. The campaign runs through Labor Day on Sept. 3 to help raise awareness and educate the public about driving impaired by drugs or alcohol. One of the tools to...
Mosquitos captured in Centerville park test positive for West Nile Virus
 A Centerville park  will participate in mosquito spraying after a sample tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to a release. Spraying will take place at Iron Horse Park on Aug. 21 between dusk and midnight, according to the City of Centerville. The spraying will be in the Marshall and East Whipp roads area. The city is contracting...

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A Centerville park will participate in mosquito spraying after a sample tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to a release. Spraying will take place at Iron Horse Park on Aug. 21 between dusk and midnight, according to the City of Centerville. The spraying will be in the Marshall and East Whipp roads area. The city is contracting...
Cigarette sparks 2-alarm fire at Jaycee Towers high-rise apartment building in Dayton
 A cigarette is to blame for a smoldering fire that caused three minor injuries Friday afternoon in a two-alarm fire at the Jaycee Towers high-rise apartment building. Crews were called around 2:45 p.m. to the building at 440 Dayton Towers Drive. “The occupant had been smoking and a cigarette ended up on the couch, caught the couch on...

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A cigarette is to blame for a smoldering fire that caused three minor injuries Friday afternoon in a two-alarm fire at the Jaycee Towers high-rise apartment building. Crews were called around 2:45 p.m. to the building at 440 Dayton Towers Drive. “The occupant had been smoking and a cigarette ended up on the couch, caught the couch on...
2 people taken to hospital after car crashes into Springfield home
 Two women have been transported to Springfield Regional Medical Center, one via CareFlight, after crashing into a Springfield home.  According to Springfield Fire Department officials,  the driver of the car that crashed into the house ran a stop sign at the intersection of Balsam Drive and Cookston Drive before crashing. The cause...

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Two women have been transported to Springfield Regional Medical Center, one via CareFlight, after crashing into a Springfield home.  According to Springfield Fire Department officials,  the driver of the car that crashed into the house ran a stop sign at the intersection of Balsam Drive and Cookston Drive before crashing. The cause...