In this Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, file photo, boxes are shown stacked near a Boeing 767 Amazon “Prime Air” cargo plane on display in a Boeing hangar in Seattle. Amazon’s announcement on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, of a new air cargo hub in Kentucky is the latest way the e-commerce retailer is dipping its toe, or perhaps whole foot, into building out its shipping and logistics unit. If successful, the move ultimately means lower costs for Amazon but it could eventually pit Amazon against package deliverers like FedEx and UPS. (AP Photo/, File)
Photo: Ted S. Warren
Photo: Ted S. Warren

RECAP: 7 big Dayton-area stories from last week

In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories from last week in the Miami Valley:

1. Scabies outbreaks reported at 3 local health facilities

Three local health facilities all reported an outbreak of scabies last week.

More than 130 people were diagnosed with the skin disease at Kettering Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center and Koester Pavilion assisted living facility.

RELATED: 5 things you need to know about scabies

2. DP&L to keep headquarters in Dayton

Dayton Power and Light filed a settlement Monday on its “electric security plan,” that outlined business conditions for the utility, and was called “a commitment by DP&L to maintain it’s headquarters inside the city of Dayton.”

RELATED: DP&L criticized for bonuses, expenses paid from customer revenue

3. Amazon chooses CVG over Wilmington airport to bring thousands of jobs

Retail giant Amazon chose Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International airport for its next air cargo hub.

CVG will lease 900 acres to Amazon, where the retailer will make a $1.49 billion investment and create 2,700 new jobs.

RELATED: 5 things to know about Amazon Prime hub coming to Cincinnati over Wilmington

4. Centerville police shoot, wound teen who had “replica” handgun

A 15-year-old gun-wielding teen was shot by Centerville police on Thursday, after police say he was told repeatedly to drop his gun. The gun later turned out to be a “replica,” according to police.

The two officers involved in the shooting are currently on paid administrative leave while the teen’s injuries weren’t considered life threatening.

5. Teens sentenced for roles in killing of Fairmont junior near AlterFest

Two teens who testified against the accused shooter in the September homicide of Kettering Fairmont student Ronnie Bowers III received maximum sentences Wednesday.

RELATED: Judge to rule on adult charges in Kettering teen’s death

6. Local restaurant named one of ‘100 most romantic’ in country

Coldwater Cafe and Catering in downtown Tipp City was one of eight Ohio restaurants to be named to’s “100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America.”

MORE FOR FOODIES: Restaurant news: 8 coming to Dayton area

7. $3.7M downtown Dayton project gets back on track

The vacant Dayton Power & Light facility at 617 E. Third St. in Dayton will be converted into offices and event spaces, after a dispute with a former contract stalled the project.

RELATED: What you should know about building at center of $3.7M project


Ohio House speaker rents luxury condo from top GOP donor

Woman killed in Brookville police shootout held phone, cloth pouch

Dayton school bus crash report reveals new details

Frontier adds new cheap, nonstop flights at Cincy airport

P&G: Laid off workers my reapply at Union center