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Springfield woman killed in murder-suicide receives honorary Wright State degree at graduation
 Wright State University awarded nearly 1,700 degrees and certificates at its fall commencement Saturday. The graduation included over 1,000 bachelor’s degrees, students from 54 Ohio counties and 28 states, and 221 international students from 24 countries. One diploma was given to the family of a student who couldn’t attend because...

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Wright State University awarded nearly 1,700 degrees and certificates at its fall commencement Saturday. The graduation included over 1,000 bachelor’s degrees, students from 54 Ohio counties and 28 states, and 221 international students from 24 countries. One diploma was given to the family of a student who couldn’t attend because...
Wreaths Across America day observed to remember, honor veterans
 Wreaths Across America day was observed Saturday at several cemeteries in the Miami Valley. Nearly 300 holiday wreaths were placed on graves of veterans today at the Greenville Union Cemetery in Darke County, according to News Center 7’s Northern Bureau Chief Steve Baker. This program started in 1990, and by 2005 the day was observed...

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Wreaths Across America day was observed Saturday at several cemeteries in the Miami Valley. Nearly 300 holiday wreaths were placed on graves of veterans today at the Greenville Union Cemetery in Darke County, according to News Center 7’s Northern Bureau Chief Steve Baker. This program started in 1990, and by 2005 the day was observed...
I-675 crash causes backup in Beavercreek
 The crash was cleared on I-675 southbound in Beavercreek. We are working to learn the cause. A crash on Interstate 675 southbound has caused a backup in Beavercreek Saturday. The crash was reported near the Indian Ripple Road exit sometime after 1 p.m.  It’s not known how many vehicles were involved or if anyone was injured. There...

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The crash was cleared on I-675 southbound in Beavercreek. We are working to learn the cause. A crash on Interstate 675 southbound has caused a backup in Beavercreek Saturday. The crash was reported near the Indian Ripple Road exit sometime after 1 p.m.  It’s not known how many vehicles were involved or if anyone was injured. There...
Crews respond to camper fire in Logan County
 Crews responded to a camper fire in the 4900 block of State Route 287 in West Liberty Saturday around 12:20 p.m., according to dispatchers. Initial reports indicated there was ammunition and propane at the location. Dispatchers could not confirm if anyone was injured.  We are working to learn more and will update this page as information...

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Crews responded to a camper fire in the 4900 block of State Route 287 in West Liberty Saturday around 12:20 p.m., according to dispatchers. Initial reports indicated there was ammunition and propane at the location. Dispatchers could not confirm if anyone was injured.  We are working to learn more and will update this page as information...
Officials investigate homicide in Middletown
 Officials are investigating a homicide after a man was found slumped behind the wheel of a vehicle in Middletown on Friday night. Benny Alvin Barefield, 48, was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to a press release from the Middletown Division of Police. It appeared he had been shot while in his car on 9th...

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Officials are investigating a homicide after a man was found slumped behind the wheel of a vehicle in Middletown on Friday night. Benny Alvin Barefield, 48, was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to a press release from the Middletown Division of Police. It appeared he had been shot while in his car on 9th...
32-year-old Lebanon man killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-71 in Clinton County 
 The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving three vehicles that occurred on northbound I-71 Saturday morning, killing a 32-year-old Lebanon man.  According to a press release, a preliminary investigation revealed a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Ryan Noe was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes. The...

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving three vehicles that occurred on northbound I-71 Saturday morning, killing a 32-year-old Lebanon man.  According to a press release, a preliminary investigation revealed a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Ryan Noe was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes. The...
Scattered showers this evening, dry conditions tomorrow
 Scattered rain showers this evening
Dry conditions for Sunday
Sunny stretch next week This Evening: Scattered rain showers will continue into this evening, and we could see 1/2" to 1" of rain by the end of today, said Meteorologist Molly Coates. As we head towards sunrise rain showers will become light and begin tapering off...

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Scattered rain showers this evening Dry conditions for Sunday Sunny stretch next week This Evening: Scattered rain showers will continue into this evening, and we could see 1/2" to 1" of rain by the end of today, said Meteorologist Molly Coates. As we head towards sunrise rain showers will become light and begin tapering off...
Heat lamp in dog shed may have caused house fire in Preble County
 A house, dog shed and garage are a total loss after a fire that began in the dog shed Saturday in Twin Twp. “It’s a shame at this time of year that these tragic things happen. It’s always smart to try to keep our animals warm but unfortunately this was a sad accident that happened,” said West Alexandria Fire Chief...

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A house, dog shed and garage are a total loss after a fire that began in the dog shed Saturday in Twin Twp. “It’s a shame at this time of year that these tragic things happen. It’s always smart to try to keep our animals warm but unfortunately this was a sad accident that happened,” said West Alexandria Fire Chief...
Multiple injuries reported in Kettering crash
 At least three people are reported injured in a crash in the area of Research Boulevard (state Route 835) and Founders Drive in Kettering.  The accident was reported about 11:15 p.m. and a caller to this newsroom said one of the vehicles is on its top.  We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report as we learn...

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At least three people are reported injured in a crash in the area of Research Boulevard (state Route 835) and Founders Drive in Kettering.  The accident was reported about 11:15 p.m. and a caller to this newsroom said one of the vehicles is on its top.  We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report as we learn...
Head-on crash kills 69-year-old Sabina man
 One driver was killed and another seriously injured Friday afternoon in a head-on crash on state Route 72. Richard Steiner, 69, of Sabina, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clinton County Coroner's Office, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Wilmington Post.  Steiner was driving a 2001 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck north...

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One driver was killed and another seriously injured Friday afternoon in a head-on crash on state Route 72. Richard Steiner, 69, of Sabina, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clinton County Coroner's Office, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Wilmington Post.  Steiner was driving a 2001 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck north...
Police detain 2 accused of stealing from Walmart in Franklin, trying to elude capture
 Two people accused of shoplifting from a Walmart in Franklin were taken into custody after they crashed while trying to elude police.  The getaway car crashed at the end of a cul-de-sac on Highridge Court in Franklin after first bumping a police cruiser, Franklin police said.  The theft is said to have occurred at the Walmart Superstore...

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Two people accused of shoplifting from a Walmart in Franklin were taken into custody after they crashed while trying to elude police.  The getaway car crashed at the end of a cul-de-sac on Highridge Court in Franklin after first bumping a police cruiser, Franklin police said.  The theft is said to have occurred at the Walmart Superstore...