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Bernie Stowe (2008, Courtesy: cincinnati.reds.mlb.com)

Reds clubhouse man Bernie Stowe, 80, is dead

Legendary Cincinnati Reds clubhouse manager Bernie Stowe died today, club officials said. He was 80.Reds President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Castellini said, “There is no one in the Reds’ family more loved, admired and respected than Bernie Stowe.“For almost 70 years he deeply touched the lives of our players, ...

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Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Check this page for a full list of crashes, disabled vehicles, construction projects and other hazards impacting your commute.Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic .Sgt. Mark Bowron is updating conditions every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM.Current Road ConditionsAt ...

Rolf E. Krueger

Man stopped with 3 kilos of heroin in his Jetta

A 63-year-old man was stopped with three kilograms of heroin in his Volkswagen Jetta by an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper on Friday in Preble County, according to federal court documents.Rolf E. Krueger admitted that was to be paid $5,000 to transport heroin from Arizona to New York, according to ...

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More snow expected before Wednesday morning

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST Snow showers to continue into Wednesday Another 1 to 2 inches of snow likely in most areas Coldest stretch of temps so far this winter arrives   DETAILED FORECAST The Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until 10 a.m. Wednesday for Butler, Clark, Clinton, Greene, Montgomery, Preble and ...

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Second case of Zika virus confirmed in Ohio

UPDATE @ 5:45 p.m.Ohio’s second case of the Zika virus has been confirmed in a 21-year-old Stark County man, according to ODH. The state was notified late Tuesday of the second case, according to a release.The two cases are not linked, but the Stark County man was also a returning ...

Franklin plans to make lacrosse a varsity sport next year

Franklin High School will have its varsity lacrosse team ready to play when the sport becomes officially sanctioned by the Ohio High School Athletic Association for the 2016-2017 school year.The Franklin Board of Education approved sponsoring a varsity lacrosse team for next school year at its meeting Monday. The district ...

Brinda Gruber, the wife and grandmother of the victims killed in a car accident by Lewis Chambers, gives a tearful final statement in court Tuesday as Chambers sits with his head down, foreground, during his sentencing. Bill Lackey/Staff

Clark County man gets 12 years for crash that killed grandpa, girl

A man who pleaded guilty to killing a Clark County grandfather and granddaughter in a 2014 drunken driving crash was sentenced Tuesday to spend the next 12 years in prison.Lewis Chambers, 55, of Springfield, pleaded guilty to several charges in the crash, including driving under the influence and aggravated vehicular ...

Arson posters were stapled to the home on Pater Avenue Monday, Jan. 4 where Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman was killed when he fell through the floor while battle a fire there last Monday. The fire has been ruled an arson and is now a homicide investigation. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Hamilton releases initial report on fire that killed Patrick Wolterman

In the 43 days since an arson fire killed Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman, local and state agencies say they have been working non-stop to find the person or person responsible for setting the blaze at the Pater Avenue home.Investigators have been tight-lipped about progress in the case and few new ...

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Middletown High student arrested for racist threat

A racist threat against Middletown High School African American students has led to the arrest of a 15-year-old student, police said Tuesday.Middletown City Schools and the Middletown Division of Police worked together to arrest a 15-year old male Monday on a second-degree felony, inducing panic, at Middletown High School, the ...

Black Lives Matter activist MarShawn McCarrel, 23, shot himself at the Ohio Statehouse on Monday.

Black Lives Matter activist kills self at Ohio Statehouse

A Black Lives Matter activist killed himself on the front steps of the Ohio Statehouse just minutes before 6 p.m. Monday, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol.MarShawn McCarrel, 23, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and there were no witnesses but troopers did see him on the grounds shortly before ...

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Another business hit with $2K theft of cigarettes

UPDATE @ 4:32 p.m.:Over $16,000 in cigarettes have been stolen from Dayton area businesses since Jan. 8., according to Dayton Police.Dayton police are working with surrounding jurisdictions to investigate whether a series of break-ins at convienience stores in Riverside and Kettering over the last month could be connected.In each case ...

A car drives by a streetlight on S. Main Street Tuesday, Feb. 9 in Middletown. The city of Middletown is considering charging people up to$3 per month for streetlights. Rather than the city’s general fund absorbing that cost, Middletown people would, and the money the city formerly paid to Duke would be used to pave more streets in the city. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Middletown considers street light assessment to pay for road repairs

To gain more money for paving of Middletown streets, city officials are considering $3-per-month assessments on homes and businesses to pay the city’s street-lighting bills.Rather than paying about $750,000 a year to Duke Energy from the city’s general fund, City Manager Doug Adkins has recommended to Middletown City Council that ...

Bakery Crafts in West Chester Twp. is due to close and layoff nearly 120 people. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

Closing West Chester bakery operations to move to Minnesota

After it was acquired in 2015, a West Chester Twp. supplier of cake decorations is now being closed in a move that could affect about 119 jobs, according to a notice of the pending layoffs received by the state on Feb. 1.Even though at first fellow cake and bakery decorations ...

Springfield woman killed in single-vehicle crash

A Springfield woman died in a single-vehicle crash Monday.Just after 6 p.m. Monday, Champaign County emergency crews responded to the 7000 block of Zerkle Road in Mad River Twp. to find Paula A. Schofield, 39, dead in the vehicle, said Captain David A. Rapp of Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.Preliminary investigation ...

Time to buy that gas guzzler? Under $2 a gallon expected all year

For the first time since 2004, Dayton area drivers can expect to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The government agency reported in its February outlook that gasoline will average $1.98 a gallon nationwide in 2016. The last ...

ODOT plow reportedly involved in rollover crash

An ODOT plow is reportedly involved in a crash in the area of Ohio 161 and Yankee Hill Road this afternoon.The crash was reported around 3:50 p.m., according to emergency dispatchers.Emergency dispatchers were not able to provide any details on the crash or if any injuries were involved.The Ohio Highway ...

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Uber driver scammed of $2K for gold grills

An area Uber driver told police a man scammed him out of $2,000 after he offered to let the man borrow his credit card to buy gold grills for his teeth.According to a Dayton police report, the Uber driver picked up the man in the 700 block of Eagle Dale ...

Fidel Aguilar (Greene County Jail)

Prison time for man in Greene County child rape

UPDATE @ 3:21 p.m.Fidel Aguilar of Mexico pleaded guilty in Greene County Common Pleas Court to one count of rape and a count of attempted rape.He was sentenced to 10 years in prison and classified as a sexual offender. Aguilar will likely be deported after he serves his prison time.EARLIER ...

OSHA returns to scene where worker was trapped

A man who was trapped in a trench for more than two hours at a Huber Heights home while working on sealing a basement has been released from the hospital.Victim was a 29-year-old man who worked for Everdry WaterproofingOSHA is investigating Monday’s incident and were on scene TuesdayThe Region 3 ...

Clinton, Butler counties cancel snow emergencies

Poor road conditions prompted Butler and Clinton counties to issue snow emergncies.Both counties canceled Level 1 snow emergencies before 2 p.m. today.Area sheriff’s offices and departments make the final call on determining the level of any snow emergency. Sheriff’s offices and departments collaborate with county emergency managers to determine it ...

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