The death of 17-year-old LaShonda Childs has been “devastating” for her mother, and her family hopes that other women will avoid a similar fate. “It’s very devastating,” Nina Childs, LaShonda’s mother, said. “It’s something that will be devastating for the rest of my life.”
A large fire may have destroyed an abandoned building, but it made one bride and groom’s wedding day with a stunning photo.
Three people were killed in August when their vehicle rear-ended a semitrailer that was stopped in traffic because of an earlier crash on U.S. 35 West in Xenia.
On Jan. 10, a wild brawl erupted at the end of the junior varsity game between Dunbar and Thurgood Marshall. Many players left the bench — a violation requiring a two-game suspension — but Dunbar never followed through on suspending its bench players, meaning they were technically ineligible to play in subsequent games that lead to tournament play.
Brock Turner emerged pre-dawn Friday from a California jail to a throng of journalists and a spectator who shouted, “Loser!” Hours later the protests began outside the jail and, later, outside his home in Sugarcreek Twp., where Turner has asked and received permission to live with his parents.
Police don’t know if the deaths are connected, but they know this: All of the women came from somewhere else only to wind up dead in the yards or alleyways of neighborhoods so hollowed out by crime and foreclosures that three of the women’s bodies lay undiscovered long enough to be partly eaten by animals.
An explosion at the Speedway in Enon, caused by a bird crashing into a transformer, was caught on camera by a resident.
A teacher at Tecumseh Elementary School in Xenia lost his teaching license permanently in January after he was convicted of assaulting a 7-year-old student.
The Greene Towne Center has been open for twelve years and continues to draw development to the area.
Four people were arrested in October in connection to the murders of eight members of the Rhoden family in Pike County in 2016, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. Four members of the Wagner family, of South Webster, Ohio, were taken into custody, the AG’s office said in a media release. George “Billy” Wagner III, 47, Angela Wagner, 48, George Wagner, 27, and Edward “Jake” Wagner, 26, were all taken into custody. The Wagners have been charged with planning and carrying out the deaths of the eight Rhoden family members on April 22, 2016.
Sears Holdings announced in September that the Dayton Mall Sears would close in November and 45 other Sears stores would close nationwide. Closing of the Sears at the Mall at Fairfield Commons followed in December.
Premier Health announced in January that Good Samaritan Hospital would be closing by the end of 2018. Good Samaritan Hospital officially closed at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 23, ending its more than 85-year run as one of Dayton’s health care providers.
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