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Customer thrown through window of Waffle House during fight

Two men are recovering after a fight at a Waffle House. It happened early Friday morning at Waffle House in Duluth, Georgia. >> Read more trending stories According to police, six people -- men and women -- were involved in the brawl. Both suffered extensive cuts from the glass. One ...

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Woman accused in Steak ‘n Shake robbery

UPDATE @ 6:03 p.m.: A 37-year-old Dayton woman is being booked into jail on charges accusing her of robbery and other felonies stemming from the incident at the Steak ‘n Shake in Butler Twp., police said in a prepared statement.Jessalynn Mae Harness will be detained at the Montgomery County Jail, ...

Woman, 70, is German Twp. fire victim

UPDATE @ 2:15 p.m. (July 29): The woman who died in a mobile home fire is 70-year-old Dorris Rehs, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Family members said she struggled with health issues for many years and had recently suffered a fractured hip. “That would keep her from being ...

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Suspect breaks into 2 Huber Heights restaurants

A suspect breaks into two local restaurants within 30 minutes of each other near Huber Heights.At approximately 4:30 a.m. Friday, the suspect broke into the Iyara Thai Restaurant located at 6118 Chambersburg Road, then around 5 a.m. the same suspect broke into the El Toro Mexican Restaurant located at 8321 ...

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High school coach arrested on meth charge

A high school coach was arrested Thursday in North Georgia after he allegedly bought methamphetamine from a law enforcement source, according to a media report. Phillip Henry Johnson, 51, is a tennis coach at Baylor Prep in Chattanooga, Tenn., according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He allegedly bought $200 ...

 John Crawford’s family frustrated civil case is lagging

Update @ 4:15 p.m.: The family of John Crawford III had their attorneys send a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and U.S. Attorney of Southern District of Ohio Benjamin Glassman Friday, urging them conclude and announce the results of their investigation in to the shooting death of Crawford ...

Middletown police wore gas masks during a search of a home in the 1500 block of Woodlawn Avenue on Thursday. Police have not released any details about the search other than it was part of a criminal investigation. RICK McCRABB/STAFF

Middletown police have responded to Woodlawn home many times

A house that attracted some unusual attention from Middletown police Thursday night has been the site of police activity before.Since 2009, Middletown police have responded 15 times to the residence in the 1500 block of Woodlawn Avenue.Police have been summoned for issues such as domestic disputes, fraud, bad checks, theft, ...

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Thieves break into Pizza Hut restaurant

Dayton police were called out to the Pizza Hut in the 4000 block of West Third Street after a breaking and entering was reported early Friday, according to a police report.Pizza Hut suffered $300 worth of damage from where the entrance door window had been shattered with a brick, says ...

Markus Quantez Henry

Dayton man sentenced in cold case homicides

UPDATE @ 2:40 p.m. (July 29) Markus Quantez Henry, 32, of Dayton has been convicted and sentenced to 35 years-to-life in prison in connection with two Dayton homicides. Henry stabbed Resa Anne Lee and left her body behind the Montgomery County Job Center on April 16, 2010. Henry also raped ...

Man leads Dayton police on foot chase

An unidentified man led Dayton police on a foot chase on Glenwood Avenue Friday morning.Police say the male was apprehended in a vacant lot on Ridge Avenue, and it took nearly a dozen officers to get him under control.According to police, the suspect also tried to get away from officers ...

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Dayton man faces charges for attempted stabbing

A Dayton man has been charged with felonious assault after he attempted to stab another man with a six-inch kitchen knife in the front yard of their shared home in the 1400 block of Superior Avenue, according to a Dayton police report.Police said they were initially called to the victim’s ...

Man steals clothes from Family Dollar store in Dayton

A suspect broke into a Family Dollar Thursday night and stole an undetermined amount of clothing, according to a Dayton police report.The incident happened just before 11 p.m. in the 1000 block of Gettysburg Avenue.Surveillance video could be released as early as today, according to the report.Family Dollar’s manager — ...

A San Diego Harbor Police officer helps to secure the scene near the corner of 39th Street and Boston Avenue in San Diego near where two San Diego Police officers were shot Thursday night, July 28, 2016. (John Gastaldo/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)

Shooting kills San Diego police officer, 2nd officer expected to survive

One police officer died and a second was injured after they were shot during a traffic stop in San Diego late Thursday. >> Read more trending stories San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman confirmed the death at a news conference in front of Scripps Mercy Hospital early Friday. The officers ...

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Woman passes out in Fifth Third Field restroom, faces drug charges

A Dayton woman was found unconscious Thursday night in a Fifth Third Field restroom with a syringe, spoon and three capsules of heroin beside her, according to a Dayton police report.Staci Barlowe, 42, was being treated by fire medics when police arrived at the Dayton Dragons stadium, 220 N. Patterson ...

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Teen charged with distributing pornography of children as young as 4 years old

Police in Oklahoma arrested a 15-year-old boy last week following a week-long child pornography investigation that uncovered hundreds of graphic photos and videos of young children, the Canadian County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. >> Read more trending stories While searching the teen's bedroom in Mustang, officers found "over 300 videos ...

Attempted break-ins reported at 2 Harrison Twp. businesses

UPDATE @ 5:09 a.m. The manager at Roosters said the suspect or suspects did not take anything from the restaurant. The restaurant will board the window up for the time being, the manager said. At Metro PCS, there was no broken glass or police at the scene around 5 a.m. ...

No injuries after Dayton home, car shot at

Police are gathering evidence and looking for suspects after several shots were fired into a home and car early Friday morning. Officers were dispatched to a home in the 1400 block of McArthur Avenue around 1:15 a.m. after a homeowner reported multiple gunshots were fired at their house. No one ...

Hostage incident at Cook County Jail resolved

UPDATE @ 11:45 p.m.: The Cook County Sheriff’s Office, in a statement, didn’t elaborate on how the hostage situation at the jail was resolved, according to media reports.“These two detainees created tremendous chaos,” said Cara Smith, chief policy officer.Officials said the hostage-takers covered the floor with soapy water and obscured ...

A Middletown fire engine is diluting raw sewaged that was pumped out from the basement of a home in the 1500 block of Woodlawn Avenue Thursday afternoon. Police are executing a search warrant at a residence there. RICK McCRABB/STAFF

Middletown police search home, pump out raw sewage

UPDATE @ 6:48 p.m. Middletown police detectives removed several bags of evidence this evening from a home in the 1500 block of Woodlawn Avenue. Middletown police Lt. Jim Cunningham said the police were there investigating a criminal case but refused to elaborate. Several neighbors said they heard police were there ...

Boy, 15, kicks out Dayton police cruiser window

A 15-year-old boy, already on home detention, made more trouble for himself Thursday when he kicked out the rear driver’s side window of a Dayton police cruiser. Dayton Sgt. Joe Setty said the boy got into a fight with his mother about his cell phone, which she took from him. ...

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