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Food fight: Woman claims injury over delivery of wrong pizza

A woman told police that a delivery driver brought the wrong pizza Saturday night, then injured her when she tried to get the correct pie. Police in Dayton, Ohio, did not take an official report on the incident, but rather a memo report. Police were called shortly before midnight to the ...

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Police: Drugs found inside crashed SUV

A man is facing possession charges after police found drugs inside his crashed vehicle.Dayton Police were called to the area of Wyoming Street and Virginia Avenue Saturday night on a report of a crash and 911 hang up call near the intersection. Police say an SUV driven by Robert White, ...

Jameis Winston cleared in FSU code-of-conduct case

A retired Florida supreme court justice says Jameis Winston did not violate Florida State's code of conduct and has cleared the Seminoles quarterback of all charges. Major Harding, who conducted the hearing which stemmed from a two-year-old sexual assault claim, said in a letter to Winston, “the evidence must show ...

Obama says Sony hack not an act of war; U.S. weighs response

As the U.S. wrestles with how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, CNN aired a taped interview with President Barack Obama on Sunday where the commander-in-chief said he did not consider the hack an act of war. "I don't think it was an act of war," Obama told CNN's Candy Crowley. "It ...

NYPD blames Mayor de Blasio in officer shootings

Hours after two NYPD officers were ambushed and shot dead in their squad car, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio condemned anti-police violence as reprehensible. The mayor said, "When a police officer is murdered, it tears at the foundation of our society." But on the way to the podium, de Blasio was met ...

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Scrappers target Dayton construction site

Police stopped a pickup truck around 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of East First Street that matched the description of a vehicle involved in scrap metal thefts at a Dayton construction site at 299 W. Great Miami Blvd. near Riverview Avenue.Inside the bed of the gray 1991 GMC ...

Video store robber thanks clerk for cash

A man who robbed a video store Friday night thanked the clerk who handed him cash from the register.Police were called around 10:30 p.m. to Family Video, 3604 N. Main St. after employees said a customer asked about the new Thor movie, then demanded money from the cash register.The suspect, ...

Kwik N Kold thieves take $1,500 in cigarettes

Two men in a truck used bolt cutters to open the garage of a Dayton drive-through and steal $1,500 worth of cigarettes.Dayton police responded to a burglary alarm around 3:45 a.m. Sunday at Kwick N Kold Drive Thru, 4053 Free Pike. Officers spotted the rear door damaged and several packs ...

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Report: Woman goes berserk over scratch-offs

A 55-year-old woman reportedly went berserk when she was thwarted from getting 60 scratch-off lottery tickets at Abner’s Restaurant, 2424 E. Third St.Linda Sharpless was being held in the Montgomery County Jail Sunday for alleged charges of criminal damaging, obstructing official business and drug paraphernalia, according to jail and police ...

Florence, Ky., police blanket the interstate on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 18, 2014, searching for a stolen car that had a baby inside. (Courtesy: WCPO-TV)

Arrest made in N.Ky. stolen baby case

UPDATE @ 8:40 p.m. Dec. 21: Police have arrested a man they believe stole a car from a Florence gas station while a 20-day-old baby was in the back seat.Jonathan G. Sester, 25, of Cincinnati, was apprehended Sunday by officers from the Evendale Police Department in suburban Cincinnati, WCPO-TV, our ...

Police are investigating a shooting reported around 7:45 p.m. Dec. 21, 2014, in the 100 block of Cambridge Avenue in Dayton. NATALIE JOVONOVICH / STAFF

Shooting reported, but no victim present in Dayton

Police found a trail of blood Sunday night, but no victim.Dayton police and medics were called to a reported shooting around 7:40 p.m. in the 100 block of Cambridge Avenue.Police on scene were looking for a victim, but officers were not certain anyone had been shot. Police said they were ...

Scene of reported shooting outside the Dayton Mall Dec. 20, 2014. (Drew Simon/Staff)

Middletown teen was killed at Dayton Mall

UPDATE @ 7:45 p.m. Dec. 21, 2014: The teen killed in a Saturday morning shooting at the Dayton Mall was a football player at Middletown High School. The Montgomery County Coroner’s office said that Jawaad Jabbar, a sophomore at Middletown High, died at the hospital following an incident near one ...

Brinsley arrested twice in Springfield in 2009

The man accused of killing two New York City police officers Saturday was arrested twice five years ago in Springfield.Clark County Municipal Court records show Ismaaiyl Brinsley was arrested in June 2009 on a second-degree felony robbery charge, and again that September on a felony warrant out of Cuyahoga County.Brinsley’s ...

Woman claims injury over wrong pizza

A woman told police a delivery driver brought the wrong pizza Saturday night, then injured her when she tried to get the correct pie.Dayton police did not take an official report on the incident, but rather a memo report.Police were called shortly before midnight to the Grandview Hospital emergency room, ...

Bomb threat temporarily evacuates GFS store

A bomb threat Sunday afternoon evacuated a Kettering store.The manager of Gordon Food Service Marketplace, 2930 Wilmington Pike, shortly after 2 p.m. reported receiving two phone calls indicating there was a bomb in the store, Kettering police Lt. William Karolyi said.In the second phone call, only one word was spoken: ...

Ismaaiyl Brinsley mugshot from an arrest in Springfield in 2009

NYC cops killer arrested twice in Springfield

The man accused of killing two New York City police officers in Brooklyn Saturday afternoon was arrested twice five years ago in Springfield. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, allegedly shot two officers, Wenjin Liu and Raphael Ramos, while they sat in their patrol car shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday in the Bedford-Stuyvesant ...

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2 arrested after heroin found in car

Police in Dayton interrupted some apparent illegal drug activity and arrested two men while responding to reported suspicious activity Friday night.Maudie Lamar Jones, 32, and Daryl Anthony Thomason, 33, were found sitting with two others in a Dodge Charger parked in the driveway of a vacant house in the 300 ...

Will Cuba give up Assata Shakur, FBI's most wanted woman?

The U.S. and Cuba are pressing reset on diplomatic relations. And here's one of the many questions coming out of this story: Will Assata Shakur be extradited and face life in prison back in the U.S.? "I come from a very strong history, and I simply want to live on ...

Police identify officer killed in Florida shooting

Florida authorities say a police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs early Sunday. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the shooting occurred at around 3 a.m. in the Tampa Bay-area city and that a suspect has been taken into custody. The Tarpon Springs Police ...

Walmart back open after ‘die-in’ protest

UPDATE @ 5:45 p.m.: The main entrance to the Beavercreek Walmart store is back open. The strong police presence is gone, the parking lot is full of cars so it appears to be business as usual at the store. UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m.: At least three males and an older ...

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