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1 taken to the hospital after car struck by semi on I-75 SB near Benchwood Drive
 One person was taken to the hospital with injuries after a crash Saturday around 5 p.m. on I-75 southbound at Benchwood Road, according to a spokesman with the Dayton post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The car with four occupants was traveling southbound in the right lane when a semi driving in the middle lane hit the car. The car then...

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One person was taken to the hospital with injuries after a crash Saturday around 5 p.m. on I-75 southbound at Benchwood Road, according to a spokesman with the Dayton post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The car with four occupants was traveling southbound in the right lane when a semi driving in the middle lane hit the car. The car then...
Search underway for STOP program escapees in Dayton 
 Authorities are searching for at least three female inmates who escaped from the Montgomery County STOP facility Saturday afternoon, Regional dispatch confirms.  Initial reports indicate the three women escaped from the facility, located at 1901 South Gettysburg Avenue, around 1:40 p.m. The Secure Transitional Offender Program is a drug...

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Authorities are searching for at least three female inmates who escaped from the Montgomery County STOP facility Saturday afternoon, Regional dispatch confirms.  Initial reports indicate the three women escaped from the facility, located at 1901 South Gettysburg Avenue, around 1:40 p.m. The Secure Transitional Offender Program is a drug...
Locals gather for annual ‘Heart Walk’ in Springfield
 Residents of Clark and Champaign counties gathered for the Heart Walk, a signature fundraising event hosted by the American Heart Association Saturday morning. The Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart healthy living, while also fulfilling the organization’s commitment to fund the research and education that is critical to...

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Residents of Clark and Champaign counties gathered for the Heart Walk, a signature fundraising event hosted by the American Heart Association Saturday morning. The Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart healthy living, while also fulfilling the organization’s commitment to fund the research and education that is critical to...
Vacant house fire spreads, damages neighboring homes in Dayton
 A vacant house fire that occurred on Sherman Street spread to two nearby homes Saturday morning, fire officials say. Crews responded to the fire in the 100 block around 4:35 a.m., per initial reports.  Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, leaving the side of the house with significant damage. The neighboring homes were also...

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A vacant house fire that occurred on Sherman Street spread to two nearby homes Saturday morning, fire officials say. Crews responded to the fire in the 100 block around 4:35 a.m., per initial reports.  Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, leaving the side of the house with significant damage. The neighboring homes were also...
Showers, thunderstorms arrive this evening; High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory issued
 A High Wind Warning has been issued from Sunday 4 a.m. until 10 p.m. for the following counties: Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami, and Shelby. A Wind Advisory has been issued from 4 a.m. Sunday until 10 p.m. for the following counties: Greene, Montgomery, Preble, Warren, Butler, and Clinton. Showers and a...

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A High Wind Warning has been issued from Sunday 4 a.m. until 10 p.m. for the following counties: Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami, and Shelby. A Wind Advisory has been issued from 4 a.m. Sunday until 10 p.m. for the following counties: Greene, Montgomery, Preble, Warren, Butler, and Clinton. Showers and a...
22 years later, Greenville police still looking for double murder suspect 
 This weekend marks 22 years since a double murder in Greenville that police have never solved. News Center 7’s Northern Bureau Chief Steve Baker says that officers hope someone watching has information to help catch the killer. The bodies of 55-year-old Dennis Young and 33-year-old Kimberly Stephan were found shot to death in a house...

Posted: 23 hours ago

This weekend marks 22 years since a double murder in Greenville that police have never solved. News Center 7’s Northern Bureau Chief Steve Baker says that officers hope someone watching has information to help catch the killer. The bodies of 55-year-old Dennis Young and 33-year-old Kimberly Stephan were found shot to death in a house...
New Ohio bill would require vets, social service workers to report animal abuse
 A proposed bill in the Ohio Legislature aims to give a voice to the voiceless. If the bill passes, veterinarian and social service workers will be required to report suspected animal abuse. News Center 7’s Kayla Courvell talked with a veterinarian about the new bill, which he says is something they already do. “This won&rsquo...

Posted: 23 hours ago

A proposed bill in the Ohio Legislature aims to give a voice to the voiceless. If the bill passes, veterinarian and social service workers will be required to report suspected animal abuse. News Center 7’s Kayla Courvell talked with a veterinarian about the new bill, which he says is something they already do. “This won&rsquo...
Victim in stabbing at Dayton bus stop says he was attacked after fending off dogs
 UPDATE @ 8:11 p.m.: A man who identified himself as the victim told a 9-1-1 dispatcher he was stabbed by a male after fending off two dogs that ran at him. He told the emergency dispatcher the dogs came at him, he picked up a knife and said he cut one of the dogs while defending himself. That’s when he was stabbed in the face (near...

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UPDATE @ 8:11 p.m.: A man who identified himself as the victim told a 9-1-1 dispatcher he was stabbed by a male after fending off two dogs that ran at him. He told the emergency dispatcher the dogs came at him, he picked up a knife and said he cut one of the dogs while defending himself. That’s when he was stabbed in the face (near...
Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Comp. drops Oxycontin, cites safer alternative
 The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has dropped the Oxycontin painkiller and cited a safer alternative to help fight the opioid crisis. Starting in July, Oxycontin will no longer be prescribed for injured workers in the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation system, according to a release. The BWC’s Board of Directors...

Posted: 23 hours ago

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has dropped the Oxycontin painkiller and cited a safer alternative to help fight the opioid crisis. Starting in July, Oxycontin will no longer be prescribed for injured workers in the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation system, according to a release. The BWC’s Board of Directors...
National Fire Protection Association: New report reinforces benefits of smoke alarms
 A new report has reinforced the lifesaving benefits of smoke alarms. The new report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) confirms the importance of having working smoke alarms in your home. According to the NFPA report, almost three out of five home fire deaths happened in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms...

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A new report has reinforced the lifesaving benefits of smoke alarms. The new report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) confirms the importance of having working smoke alarms in your home. According to the NFPA report, almost three out of five home fire deaths happened in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms...
Ohio facing shortage of sports officials 
 The Ohio High School Athletic Association is reporting that their organization is down nearly 800 officials compared to last school year. Statistics from the OHSAA going back to the 2010-2011 school year shows a significant decline from 16,600 officials in 2010 to 14,000 now.  Football, basketball and baseball official numbers have seen...

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The Ohio High School Athletic Association is reporting that their organization is down nearly 800 officials compared to last school year. Statistics from the OHSAA going back to the 2010-2011 school year shows a significant decline from 16,600 officials in 2010 to 14,000 now.  Football, basketball and baseball official numbers have seen...