Here are the top investigations of 2018 by WHIO journalists

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Rebecca Dean discusses how her cyberstalking experience affected her health.

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WHIO journalists’ investigations ranged from cyberstalking to elderly inmates.  Here are the top investigations of 2018.

 Crackdown on cyberstalking:  Three local victims were relentlessly stalked and harassed online by one Greene County woman for as long as 6 years. The victims told News Center 7's Cheryl McHenry they came forward because Jillian Sticka is now in jail and they want to help other victims of cyberstalking who may be suffering in silence.  VIDEO: Rebecca Dean talks about how cyberstalking affected her health

 Cyberstalking  - Where to find help: News Center 7's Gabrielle Enright was one of Jillian Sticka's cyberstalking victims. She spoke out at Sticka's sentencing and now she is talking to more victims who need to know where to find help.

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The Main Street Murders: 5 women found in dead in same area

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 The Main Street murders: Five women dead and all their bodies were found in one Dayton neighborhood. The I-team investigated the mysterious cases that have detectives still looking for answers. Jim Otte reports that some people wonder if the deaths are linked and if neighborhood decay is partly to blame.

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Last month, News Center 7 was granted rare access to the Thunderbirds to be with the team at the Nevada Test and Training Range at Creech AFB. Our crews had to get special clearance to come to this part of the base to watch a practice ahead of the team??€™s 2018 air show season.

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Thunderbird crash pilot: John Bedell traveled to Nevada and received exclusive access to the base where the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds practice their maneuvers. He talks exclusively with the team about the crash in Dayton while practicing for the air show. The pilot tells us what happened and how badly he was injured in the crash.

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The real problem with pit bulls

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The real problem with pit bulls:   A News Center 7 investigation found that pit bull dogs bite hundreds of people in our area every year, and much more often than any other breed. But as Kate Bartley discovered, animal control experts believe these dogs are victims too. For decades, Pit Bulls have been abandoned, over-bred, in-bred and abused.

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Stuart Hudson, managing director of fiscal and health care operations for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, discusses Ohio's aging prison population.

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 Elderly inmates:  The state of Ohio is bracing for an explosion in the number of elderly inmates in prison. Jim Otte got the records to show us the growing number of people growing old behind bars and what they are costing taxpayers in medical bills.

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Tia Talbott speaks out about Samuel Moreland

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 Still alive on Death Row: The man sentenced to death for a mass murder in the Miami Valley, now has a new opportunity to delay his execution. Jim Otte looked into the case of Samuel Moreland of Dayton. He was convicted of killing two adults and three children in one family back in 1985. How has he managed to avoid execution and the latest legal move that's angered the survivors of this horrible crime.