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Middletown woman pours gas on fire, suffers severe burns

A Middletown woman was transported to Atrium Medical Center with severe burns to her arms, hands and face after she poured gasoline on a brush fire this afternoon in the 2200 block of Brentwood Street, fire officials said.Deputy Chief Jeff Spaulding said the woman was burning brush when she used ...

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Preble deputies make truck-stop heroin bust

A Texas man is in Preble County Jail on charges related to heroin possession.On June 23, deputies checked a vehicle at the Petro truck stop on U.S. 40 near the Indiana line after finding a subject asleep inside.Deputies woke the man up to check his welfare, and observed him to ...

A plastic bag covers the red light camera at the intersection of Bechtle Avenue and Troy Road. The city of Springfield bagged its cameras after a new state law limited their use. Jeff Guerini/Staff

Ohio Supreme Court to hear Springfield red light camera law challenge

The Ohio Supreme Court will consider Springfield’s challenge to red light camera laws as part of the city of Dayton’s similar case against the state.The city of Springfield and several other cities sued after state lawmakers approved new regulations requiring police officers to be present at intersections with red light ...

Woman killed in Huber Heights fire ID’d

An elderly woman was found deceased Wednesday night after a house fire on Korner Drive.Woman’s name to be released Thursday, coroner’s office saidHer body was found in bedroom where fire may have startedCause of fire remains under investigationDeath is second due to fire in Huber Heights this yearUPDATE @ 1:12 ...

Man accused of sex act at Oakwood park

A man is facing a public indecency charge after police responded to Shafor Park on a report he was performing a sex act on himself. Oakwood police responded to the park at the corner of Shafor Blvd. and Patterson Road around 11 a.m. “This is a very disgusting and disturbing ...

Few showers Friday, scattered storms July 4

QUICK-LOOK FORECASTHigh UV index todayFew showers Friday earlyMore rain by July 4Download our free mobile Storm Center 7 appDETAILED FORECASTToday: There will be plenty of sunshine today and it will stay dry, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. The UV index will be high. Clouds will increase tonight.Tonight: Clouds ...

New school superintendent is Piqua graduate

Dwayne Thompson was hired Tuesday as the new superintendent of the Piqua City Schools.Thompson will assume the superintendent’s role with the departure of Rick Hanes, who is joining the staff at Edison State Community College. The board of education approved a three-year contract with Thompson, who will be paid $118,000 ...

Troy hires assistant superintendent and high school principal

The Troy City Schools Board of Education hired Jeremy A. Miller of Beavercreek as the new district assistant superintendent during a special board meeting Thursday. Miller currently is the director of curriculum, instruction and assessment at the Centerville City Schools.The board also hired Katherine Weaver as the new Troy High ...

Riverside still seeks city manager as interim leader readies to leave

Riverside City Council will have until July 8 to find a new city manager, or else the city will be without an administrative leader.Interim City Manager James Percival said he will leave then because of the increased cost of having him as a city employee, instead of as a contract ...

 1 caught, 2 sought in Moraine robbery, pistol-whipping

UPDATE @6:50 a.m. 6/30Moraine police said Samantha Collier has been located.UPDATE @ 6:10 p.m. 6/29Police are looking for a third person in a robbery, pistol-whipping reported around 12:10 p.m. today in the 3300 block of Solders Home West Carrollton Road.Samantha Collier is sought, along with Robert Honious and Michael “Brad” ...

Inmate disrupts court after sentencing

An inmate in Darke County Jail, with an admitted anger problem, created a disturbance in court today after being sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting his girlfriend. Quentin G. Brame, 20, of Union City, started to struggle and became verbal when a deputy opened a door to a ...

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Arrest made in Dayton stabbing

UPDATE @ 11:33 a.m.Joseph D. Szima, 27, has been booked on charges of felonious assault and domestic violence in connection to a stabbing on Burkhardt Avenue, according to Montgomery County Jail records.UPDATE @4:22 a.m.Police said a man was stabbed after getting into an argument with his brother early Thursday morning.According ...

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Injured Wittenberg player Dorian Hunter released from hospital

Dorian Hunter, one of the four Wittenberg University football players involved in a car accident Monday, was released from Miami Valley Hospital on Wednesday. Hunter was transferred by helicopter to the hospital after the crash on I-75 near Anna. “He wasn’t at the level of trauma they originally thought he ...

Texas Beef and Cattle Co. is a new restaurant at 1101 W. Third St., specializing in authentic Texas mesquite-smoked brisket, pulled pork, sausage, chicken and more.

Dayton BBQ restaurant hosts grand opening today

Texas Beef & Cattle at 1101 W. Third St. in Dayton’s Wright Dunbar Historic District will host a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at 4:45 p.m. today, June 30. Brisket looking beautiful as always! A photo posted by Texas Beef and Cattle Company (@texas_beef_and_cattle_company) on Jun 24, 2016 at 2:27pm PDT ...

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Man accused in baseball bat beating sentenced

UPDATE @ 10:37 a.m. (June 30):Kelly Miller, 42, was sentenced to two years in prison after he beat his estranged wife with a baseball bat.UPDATE @ 11:50 p.m. (March 25):A judge set bond at $250,000 on Friday for a Greenville man accused of beating his estranged wife with a baseball ...

Clark County man gets 11 years in rape of woman with disabilities

A Clark County man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for the rape of a 50-year-old woman with Down syndrome. Joseph Schmitt, 58, of 4105 Ashton Lane, pleaded guilty to charges of rape and gross sexual imposition earlier this month. >>MORE DETAILS: Clark County man pleads guilty to ...

Walmart will add mobile payment options for Ohio customers.

Walmart adds mobile payment option at Ohio stores

Walmart customers in Ohio can now pay for their purchases with the tap of a smartphone.The company announced a new type of payment option for customers in the state — the Walmart Pay. Anyone with an iOS or or Android smartphone can now pay through the Walmart mobile app.Customers can ...

The bar of Sky Asian Cuisine will have an extensive sake list. It will host a grand opening Thursday, June 30 after extensive renovations to the interior of the restaurant at 4090 Wilmington Pike. MARK FISHER/STAFF

5 new Dayton-area restaurants; 7 on the way

The dining scene in Dayton saw a big change in the month of June. There are nearly a dozen restaurants that either opened their doors or will be soon. With all of the new options, it may be time to bust out the stretch pants. Here is a guide to ...

Williamsburg Place Apartments on Jackson Lane where a man was fatally shot in the parking lot on June 12. FILE PHOTO.

Surveillance tapes point to leads in Middletown homicide

Nearly two weeks after a fatal shooting in the parking lot of a Middletown apartment complex, police are continuing to investigate leads, including surveillance video.Jerry Barnett Jr., 25, of Middletown, was killed in a late night shooting while sitting in a car in the lot of Williamsburg Place Apartments on ...

Clark County makes dog wardens full-time employees

Clark County commissioners agreed Wednesday to make dog wardens full-time county employees. The dog wardens are now employed by both the county and the Clark County Humane Society, Clark County Commissioner John Detrick said, but will become full-time county employees on July 1. Although the change comes shortly after recent ...

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