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Medicaid expansion key in opioid abuse fight, Cordray says in Springfield
 Democratic candidate for Ohio Governor Richard Cordray, in his first visit to Springfield since the May 8 primary election, promised Monday if he is elected he would continue the Medicaid expansion championed by current Republican Governor John Kasich. Cordray spoke at a roundtable meeting with Springfield city leaders and Clark County social...

Posted: 16 days ago

Democratic candidate for Ohio Governor Richard Cordray, in his first visit to Springfield since the May 8 primary election, promised Monday if he is elected he would continue the Medicaid expansion championed by current Republican Governor John Kasich. Cordray spoke at a roundtable meeting with Springfield city leaders and Clark County social...
Calling 911 doesn’t mean they’ll be able to find you
 Cincinnati teen Kyle Plush did what he was supposed to do in an emergency: he called 911. But police couldn’t find him and he suffocated in his family’s van after he became trapped between the back seat and the back door. The case of Kyle Plush, which drew national attention and anger — much of it directed at the police...

Posted: 30 days ago

Cincinnati teen Kyle Plush did what he was supposed to do in an emergency: he called 911. But police couldn’t find him and he suffocated in his family’s van after he became trapped between the back seat and the back door. The case of Kyle Plush, which drew national attention and anger — much of it directed at the police...
Can 9-1-1 always find you? System failed in some local emergencies 
 Can 9-1-1 always find you? System failed in some local emergenciesHowever, the system did not work for Charles Romine, 71, of Dayton.  "I need a rescue. I've been on these rock for like, three hours," said Romine in his call to 9-1-1 last September.   When Romine gave them the wrong location, police and paramedics...

Posted: 30 days ago

Can 9-1-1 always find you? System failed in some local emergenciesHowever, the system did not work for Charles Romine, 71, of Dayton.  "I need a rescue. I've been on these rock for like, three hours," said Romine in his call to 9-1-1 last September.   When Romine gave them the wrong location, police and paramedics...
Because of threats, one in four judges say they pack heat
 Dayton area judges are accustomed to hearing outbursts from defendants inside the courtroom, but now there is growing concern about what can happen outside, including death threats. “It really comes with the territory, I hate to say,” said Montgomery County Common Pleas Administrative Judge Mary Katherine Huffman, who had a former...

10:00 AM Monday, May. 14, 2018

Dayton area judges are accustomed to hearing outbursts from defendants inside the courtroom, but now there is growing concern about what can happen outside, including death threats. “It really comes with the territory, I hate to say,” said Montgomery County Common Pleas Administrative Judge Mary Katherine Huffman, who had a former...
Still no execution date for Dayton man after 30 years on death row
 Twenty-five of Ohio’s Death Row inmates have been assigned dates through 2022 when lethal chemicals under the state’s direction are to be injected into their bodies. Samuel Moreland isn’t one of them, though more than 30 years have passed since his conviction for the murders of five members of a Dayton family. In fact, of...

2:37 PM Monday, Apr. 30, 2018

Twenty-five of Ohio’s Death Row inmates have been assigned dates through 2022 when lethal chemicals under the state’s direction are to be injected into their bodies. Samuel Moreland isn’t one of them, though more than 30 years have passed since his conviction for the murders of five members of a Dayton family. In fact, of...
The deaths of five women in Dayton linked by drugs, possible foul play
 The first body was found June 21, 2017, amid the garbage, broken glass and booze bottles that litter the alley behind the many dilapidated vacant houses near North Main Street on West Norman Avenue in Dayton. Since then, four more women’s bodies have been found within a mile’s radius, most of them just blocks apart. Police don&rsquo...

11:00 AM Saturday, Mar. 03, 2018

The first body was found June 21, 2017, amid the garbage, broken glass and booze bottles that litter the alley behind the many dilapidated vacant houses near North Main Street on West Norman Avenue in Dayton. Since then, four more women’s bodies have been found within a mile’s radius, most of them just blocks apart. Police don&rsquo...
Mysterious deaths rock N. Main Street in Dayton
 Dayton police and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office are investigating the mysterious deaths of five women within the last year. They died at a variety of unknown locations, but their bodies were all dumped in and around alleys along North Main Street in Dayton. So far, investigators have not found any evidence to connect the five cases...

10:22 PM Thursday, Mar. 01, 2018

Dayton police and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office are investigating the mysterious deaths of five women within the last year. They died at a variety of unknown locations, but their bodies were all dumped in and around alleys along North Main Street in Dayton. So far, investigators have not found any evidence to connect the five cases...
Dayton mayor, local Democrats line up behind Gasper for Congress
 The race to take on Congressman Mike Turner in the fall heated up Tuesday as Democrat Theresa Gasper lined up key endorsements from Democratic leaders. Gasper picked up the endorsement of several top Democratic office holders in Montgomery County, including Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, County Commissioner Dan Foley and others. The announcement...

12:04 AM Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

The race to take on Congressman Mike Turner in the fall heated up Tuesday as Democrat Theresa Gasper lined up key endorsements from Democratic leaders. Gasper picked up the endorsement of several top Democratic office holders in Montgomery County, including Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, County Commissioner Dan Foley and others. The announcement...
Ohio’s bail system is based on someone’s ability to pay. Is that fair?
 When Dayton native DaJuan Hume was a college student at Ball State University in 2004, he was arrested for a crime he says he did not commit. By the time the charges were dropped, Hume had spent nearly two years in jail, lost his apartment and couldn’t afford the storage fees to get his vehicle out of the impound lot. “I lost...

4:55 PM Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

When Dayton native DaJuan Hume was a college student at Ball State University in 2004, he was arrested for a crime he says he did not commit. By the time the charges were dropped, Hume had spent nearly two years in jail, lost his apartment and couldn’t afford the storage fees to get his vehicle out of the impound lot. “I lost...
Area libraries institute bans, tighten security
 Dayton area libraries have increased security in response to a growing number of people who are committing crimes there instead of reading and relaxing. An I-Team review of public records from police and the Dayton Metro Library show 279 people were removed from the main library at 215 E. Third St. in 2017. Another 35 people were charged...

6:41 PM Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Dayton area libraries have increased security in response to a growing number of people who are committing crimes there instead of reading and relaxing. An I-Team review of public records from police and the Dayton Metro Library show 279 people were removed from the main library at 215 E. Third St. in 2017. Another 35 people were charged...
Banned from the library
 Your local library may be quiet and full of resources, but it is safe? We tracked a growing number of disturbing incidents at Miami Valley libraries and looked at the changes that have been made to keep neighborhood crime from coming inside their walls.  "When you're inviting in a cross section of society then things can happen...

10:50 PM Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

Your local library may be quiet and full of resources, but it is safe? We tracked a growing number of disturbing incidents at Miami Valley libraries and looked at the changes that have been made to keep neighborhood crime from coming inside their walls.  "When you're inviting in a cross section of society then things can happen...
Forgotten cash a windfall for Kettering family
 A Kettering couple has been trying to unravel a mystery that surrounds a sizable pile of forgotten cash. Cindy and Marvin Frilling recently learned from the I-Team that $54,203.21 is sitting in an unclaimed funds account in Columbus under the name of Minnie Frilling, Marvin’s late mother. “I had no clue that kind of money would...

3:33 PM Wednesday, Feb. 07, 2018

A Kettering couple has been trying to unravel a mystery that surrounds a sizable pile of forgotten cash. Cindy and Marvin Frilling recently learned from the I-Team that $54,203.21 is sitting in an unclaimed funds account in Columbus under the name of Minnie Frilling, Marvin’s late mother. “I had no clue that kind of money would...
Anger over effort to free convicted killer: ‘He beat my sons to death’
 Even after 32 years, the trauma of finding her mother, sister, niece and two young sons slaughtered and three more children left for dead never leaves Tia Talbott. “I just keep wishing it wasn’t real — that it was a dream or bad nightmare and I would wake up and this is all not real,” she said. Talbott is having to...

11:00 AM Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

Even after 32 years, the trauma of finding her mother, sister, niece and two young sons slaughtered and three more children left for dead never leaves Tia Talbott. “I just keep wishing it wasn’t real — that it was a dream or bad nightmare and I would wake up and this is all not real,” she said. Talbott is having to...
Miami Valley unlikely to experience the kind of false alarm that rattled Hawaii
 Last weekend’s false alarm in Hawaii that sent people scrambling for cover is a mistake that is unlikely to be repeated in the Miami Valley, according to Jeff Jordan, director, Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management. Saturday morning, people were alerted by the Hawaii emergency management agency that a missile attack was imminent...

11:16 PM Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Last weekend’s false alarm in Hawaii that sent people scrambling for cover is a mistake that is unlikely to be repeated in the Miami Valley, according to Jeff Jordan, director, Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management. Saturday morning, people were alerted by the Hawaii emergency management agency that a missile attack was imminent...
Sinclair seeking OK to spend $9.6M to buy building, land in Centerville
 Sinclair Community College is requesting approval from the state to spend $9.6 million to buy a 100,000-square foot building and 40 acres of real estate at 5800 Clyo Road in Centerville.  If approved, the property would become Sinclair's newest campus, joining facilities in Eaton, Englewood, Huber Heights and Mason, complimenting the...

11:50 PM Friday, Jan. 05, 2018

Sinclair Community College is requesting approval from the state to spend $9.6 million to buy a 100,000-square foot building and 40 acres of real estate at 5800 Clyo Road in Centerville.  If approved, the property would become Sinclair's newest campus, joining facilities in Eaton, Englewood, Huber Heights and Mason, complimenting the...
Springfield lawmaker seeks to regulate payday lenders
 A bill to regulate payday lenders proposed by a Springfield lawmaker is finally seeing movement in the Statehouse, months after it was introduce. Calling his plan to regulate payday lenders “common sense legislation,” Rep. Kyle Koehler, R-Springfield, presented it to an Ohio House committee last week. RELATED: Springfield pastor...

11:00 AM Saturday, Dec. 02, 2017

A bill to regulate payday lenders proposed by a Springfield lawmaker is finally seeing movement in the Statehouse, months after it was introduce. Calling his plan to regulate payday lenders “common sense legislation,” Rep. Kyle Koehler, R-Springfield, presented it to an Ohio House committee last week. RELATED: Springfield pastor...
O’Neill’s boast of sexual liaisons brings calls for his resignation
 A Facebook post touting his sexual exploits with “50 very attractive females” Friday had colleagues expressing shock and political opponents calling for Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill to resign.   “I condemn in no uncertain terms Justice O’Neill’s Facebook post. No words can convey my...

8:40 PM Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

A Facebook post touting his sexual exploits with “50 very attractive females” Friday had colleagues expressing shock and political opponents calling for Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill to resign.   “I condemn in no uncertain terms Justice O’Neill’s Facebook post. No words can convey my...
New death date set for man after state halted his execution
 Convicted killer Alva Campbell, Jr. received a rare reprieve from his scheduled execution Wednesday when medical personnel were unable to locate a vein to absorb the three-drug cocktail used as part of the lethal injection process. His new execution date was later rescheduled for June 15, 2019. Ohio Gov. John Kasich issued the reprieve for...

11:00 AM Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

Convicted killer Alva Campbell, Jr. received a rare reprieve from his scheduled execution Wednesday when medical personnel were unable to locate a vein to absorb the three-drug cocktail used as part of the lethal injection process. His new execution date was later rescheduled for June 15, 2019. Ohio Gov. John Kasich issued the reprieve for...
Drones dropping drugs into prisons; Ohio fights back.
 Ohio prison authorities are considering the use of anti-drone technology to keep small remote-controlled aircraft from being used to deliver drugs and other contraband to inmates. The plan follows several incidents in recent years where someone attempted to break through prison security using a drone. The traditional method to smuggle contraband...

8:22 PM Tuesday, Nov. 07, 2017

Ohio prison authorities are considering the use of anti-drone technology to keep small remote-controlled aircraft from being used to deliver drugs and other contraband to inmates. The plan follows several incidents in recent years where someone attempted to break through prison security using a drone. The traditional method to smuggle contraband...
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