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Former Fairborn schools employee pleads guilty in court

UPDATE @ 3:57 p.m. (June 27)Jeffrey Whited today pleaded guilty in Fairborn Municipal Court to a charge of disorderly conduct.The prosecuting attorney amended the charge from sexual imposition to disorderly conduct upon Whited’s guilty plea, according to a court clerk.Whited was sentenced by a visiting judge to two years unsupervised ...

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Beavercreek mayoral election issue to go on ballot

Beavercreek voters get to decide, in November, how future mayors are elected.Voters will decide whether future candidates will run for a mayoral seat or if they will continue to run for a seat on the council and the candidate with the most votes is declared mayor.The city council unanimously approved ...

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Council approves vacant property law

The city council approved the proposed abandoned foreclosures and vacant property registration law that will help protect neighborhoods from blight and decay.Owners of an abandoned property in foreclosure will have to register the property with the city planning and zoning department within 10 days of the property becoming vacant. Owners ...

Siblings killed in Yellow Springs rollover crash

UPDATE @ 3:45 p.m.A brother and sister were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Yellow Springs overnight.James W. Acree, 36, of West Monroe, La. and his sister, Valerie C. Acree, 24, of Fairborn, died as a result of the injuries they sustained in a crash on Dayton Street near ...

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Crash blocks U.S. 68 at Hook Road in Xenia Twp.

The intersection of U.S. 68 and Hook Road was closed tonight for an injury crash.The crash reported around 11:45 p.m. involved two or three vehicles, with possible entrapment, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.Download our free mobile apps for breaking news and weather on your smartphone

Need for specialized medical practitioners ever present

The need for practitioners in some medical specialties in the area never fades, and work is being done to ensure there will be professionals to fill all of the open positions. Locally, there are reported shortages in physical therapy, psychiatry and primary care. Some see the problem as a good ...

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Fairfield Commons hosting Child Safety Day today

The Mall at Fairfield Commons will host a Child Safety Day from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, 2727 Fairfield Commons Drive.The free event will allow children the chance to sit inside emergency vehicles, meet police officers and firefighters, and participate in fun activities like face painting, a prize wheel ...

Beavercreek schools to receive $3M in state grants

Beavercreek City School District is expected to receive three grants that total nearly $3 million — marking the largest amount the state education department plans to award through its Straight A Grant program this year.The school district is one of 21 that the Straight A Fund Governing Board has recommended ...

More police staff needed, Beavercreek chief says

The city will need to increase police department staff to comply with state mandates, Beavercreek Police Chief Dennis Evers said. Evers discussed the law enforcement agency’s personnel needs during a City Council work session tonight. “We need to look at adding three to five additional officers to be able to ...

Xenia house fire ‘total loss’

UPDATE @ 11:40 a.m.A Xenia fire captain said the home on Mulberry Street will be a total loss following a kitchen fire. Responding crews found heavy fire on the backside of the house that was knocked down quickly.No injuries were reported, but additional fire crews were requested to relieve firefighters ...

Police locate occupants who fled from Xenia rollover crash

Xenia police have located two occupants who fled from a vehicle after a rollover crash on Bellbrook Avenue Monday morning. Officers responded to a reported crash on Bellbrook Avenue near U.S. 35 around 3:20 a.m. and found an unoccupied vehicle on its top. Both occupants, identified as a man and ...

Mad River search ends; report of man in water ‘unfounded’

UPDATE @ 11:50 p.m. The Mad River search for a person possibly in the water ended shortly before midnight after Huber Heights officials determined the report was “unfounded.” The search was called off around 11:50 p.m. after crews had been on scene for about 2 1/2 hours at the river ...

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Xenia convenience store robbery suspect in custody

Xenia police said a man suspected of committing an armed robbery at Stan’s One Stop early Wednesday morning is in custody. Officers were dispatched to the convenience store at 757 West Second Street around 1:45 a.m. on a reported armed robbery. Xenia police Sgt. Scott Beegle said a man entered ...

2 displaced by Fairborn apartment fire

Two people were displaced when their Fairborn apartment unit caught fire early Monday. The fire was reported around 3:45 a.m. on Forest Lane. Initial reports indicate smoke was showing from one unit when fire crews arrived. The American Red Cross has been called to the scene to assist two adults ...

Protesters gather outside Brock Turner’s parents’ home

UPDATE @ 5:40 p.m., June 12 The individuals protesting outside Brock Turner’s parents’ home have left the Sugarcreek Twp. area where his parents now live. There were no signs that anyone was inside the Turner residence for the protest, which began around 4 p.m. and lasted about an hour. The ...

Cierra Lairson, right, said she was overwhelmed by the support she received through a vigil she hosted Friday, June 10, 2016, on her late mother’s birthday for those who’ve lost loved ones to heroin. Lairson’s mother died in August of her heroin addiction. Amber Lyons, left, is Lairson’s best friend who has been by her side as she copes. (Todd Jackson/Staff)

Girl who lost mother to heroin hosts candlelight vigil

A teenager who lost her mother to heroin abuse shared her sorrow with others to offer support.A dozen people turned out for a candlelight vigil tonight at the Fairborn Skatepark.“My mom died of heroin in August, and it’s her birthday today,” said Cierra Lairson. “I know I’m not the only ...

Road closure in Fairborn moved to Friday

UPDATE @ 4:56 p.m. The city of Fairborn has changed the date to Friday, June 10 for the road closure on Main Street between Pleasant Street and Dayton Drive; and Maple Avenue will be closed at Main Street.The closures will be for paving work to be completed as part of ...

2 juveniles suspected in Beavercreek gun shop break-in

Update@2:33 p.m. (June 6): Beavercreek police said Monday that two juveniles are suspected to have broken into the gun store. Both fled the scene in separate vehicles — an SUV and a sedan, officers said. No other information was immediately available. First report: Beavercreek police said multiple guns were stolen ...

Leroy Dole installs traffic signals at Whipp Road and Wilmington Pike Jan. 20, 2015, across the street from Costco at the Cornerstone of Centerville project. STAFF FILE

Centerville: Sugarcreek Twp. improperly using tax district funds

The city filed an injunction today to stop Sugarcreek Twp. from receiving tax district funds from the Cornerstone of Centerville North project.The city asserts that Sugarcreek Twp. is receiving the funds improperly from the tax increment financing (TIF) district and also is using the funds improperly to pay for an ...

Criminal charge expected in Clifton Gorge rescue

UPDATE @ 3:19 p.m. (June 2): The photographer rescued from the river at Clifton Gorge is Anthony Granitsas, 19, of Louisville, Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.Granitsas is expected to be charged with criminal trespassing, according to an ODNR official.UPDATE @ 6:30 p.m. (June 1): The young ...

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