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Police blotter: Fairborn, Sugarcreek Twp., Bellbrook

BELLBROOK (May 30) – An officer conducted a traffic stop on Wilmington-Dayton Road. A 22-year-old driver was cited for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

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Channing Tatum speaks out on former Oakwood swimmer's jail sentence

“Magic Mike” actor Channing Tatum could not wrap his head around former Oakwood High School and Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner’s controversial sentence.

Campus cases rarely lead to sex assault convictions

False rape reports make victims ‘more silenced, more reluctant’

It’s estimated that only 2 percent to 10 percent of rape reports are false allegations or are recanted, but they can cause “collateral damage,” according to law enforcement and sexual assault experts.

Government briefs: Centerville, Kettering, Oakwood

CENTERVILLESummer concert series celebrates AmericaThe 2016 Summer Concert Series, presented by the Centerville Arts Commission, continues July 3 with the Americana concert.

Ex-custodian nominated for Hall of Honor

Ex-custodian nominated for Hall of Honor

Unlike thousands of others, Lewis Parlett was ultimately glad he was laid off from NCR in the early 1970s.

Montgomery County news: Sculpture work needed for contest

KETTERINGSculpture work needed for contestRosewood Gallery is looking for entries for the 10th annual HWD.

Mom arraigned after leaving children in hot car

5 local things to know Thursday

1. Woman pleads not guilty after leaving 2 kids in hot car “I know it was wrong, but they’re making it sound like way more than it was,” Cassandra Hall said in a phone interview.

Timeline of significant dates in the life of Brock Turner

District attorney wants to change California sexual assault law

The district attorney who prosecuted Oakwood graduate Brock Turner for sexual assault at Stanford University is working with California lawmakers to change that state’s law “to protect the next Emily Doe against the next Brock Turner.

Brock Turner case sparks new legislation proposal

Brock Turner case sparks new legislation proposal

The district attorney for Santa Clara County in California announced this afternoon that he, along with several lawmakers in that state, are working to propose new legislation that would broaden the state’s definition of rape.

DP&L charge to customers struck down by Ohio Supreme Court

5 local things to know Tuesday

1. Fire chief from Clearcreek Twp. on paid leave Fire chief Bob Kidd has been placed on administrative leave with pay as of Monday morning.

Latest Sports

Athlete of the week: Nicole Kollars, Oakwood High School

Athlete of the week: Nicole Kollars, Oakwood High School

Name: Nicole KollarsSchool: OakwoodGrade: Recent graduateAge: 18Sports: Track and field, volleyballClaim to fame/honors: All-SWBL second-team and honorable mention in volleyball; ran on 4x100 SWBL champion and runner-up relays and runner-up 4x200 relays; 2014 and 2015 district team champion; two-time Oakwood sportsmanship award winner for track; 2015-16 Tri-Athlete award.

Centerville lacrosse captain revived on the field after collapsing

Centerville lacrosse captain revived on the field after collapsing

Grant Mays never saw Hank Gathers play basketball. Their defining athletic circumstances are similar, except for one fatal difference.

Athlete of the Week: Nic Amongero, Oakwood High School

Name: Nic AmongeroSchool: OakwoodGrade: JuniorAge: 17Sports: Lacrosse and footballClaim to fame/honors: A lacrosse captain and two-year starter, three-year varsity starter on the football team; nominated for Ohio lacrosse player of the week earlier this seasonBet you didn’t know … I can juggleWords you live by: All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.

Alter beats Oakwood in sectional final

Alter beats Oakwood in sectional final

Stunned by Oakwood’s five first-half 3’s, Alter abandoned its zone defense in the second half to defeat Oakwood 67-49 in one of three boys high school basketball Division II sectionals at Wright State University on Saturday night.

Lumberjacks use inside strength to oust Franklin 70-54

Lumberjacks use inside strength to oust Franklin 70-54

The halfcourt power game trumped the 3-point fireworks Tuesday night.Oakwood High School’s boys basketball team had the size and power against Franklin, which fired in 13 shots beyond the arc in a season-ending 70-54 loss in the Division II sectional semifinals at Fairmont’s Trent Arena.

Oakwood girls end tourney drought

Oakwood girls end tourney drought

The postseason finally became a happy place for Oakwood High School’s girls basketball team. Lauren Turner (23 points, seven rebounds) and Courtney Eggleston (17 points, 11 boards) powered the Jills on Thursday night as they knocked off Ross 51-39 in a Division II sectional opener at Lebanon.

Oakwood closer to SWBL title

Oakwood closer to SWBL title

Opposing teams long ago gave up on trying to guard Oakwood senior Michael Hoecht. Now, he’s poked, prodded and harassed every time he touches the ball, often by three or more defenders.

Oakwood tops Wildcats, forges tie atop SWBL Southwestern

Oakwood High School boys basketball coach Paul Stone had a simple message for his squad as it prepared to host Franklin with a share of the Southwestern Ohio Buckeye League Southwestern Division lead on the line.

Ponitz wears down Oakwood in second half

Ponitz wears down Oakwood in second half

Like all of his teammates, De’Edgar Cooks enjoyed the best seat in every gymnasium during Ponitz’s program-defining boys basketball season in 2014-15.

Ritter sees Carroll over Oakwood

Ritter sees Carroll over Oakwood

It’s easy to spot Carroll senior Hannah Ritter. She’s the near 6-foot forward with signature goggles strapped around her head.

 
 

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