Watch www.whio.com Live
Listen to www.whio.com Live

Springfield Bureau

30 items
Results 1 - 20 of 30next >

Clark County plane crash victims identified

The FAA is investigating the crash of a small experimental plane that went down in a rain-soaked cornfield in Harmony Twp., Clark County, Friday morning (July 22), killing a husband and wife from Dearborn, Mich.:Dead are Levon King, 81, and Gloria King, 85The FAA lost contact with plane just before ...

Pete Gonzalez

Springfield man arrested in connection with fatal shooting

UPDATE @ 1:12 p.m. (July 22):Pete Gonzalez was arrested in the 800 block of Elder Street without incident, according to officials.Members of the SOFAST Task Force along with Springfield Police Division’s Narcotics and K-9 units assisted with the arrest.FIRST REPORT:Springfield police have a warrant out for the arrest of the ...

Tyler Baisden (Miami County Jail)

Man who bilked elderly West Milton woman gets prison time

A Springfield man who overcharged an elderly West Milton woman for yard work was sentenced today to a year in prison.Tyler Baisden, 25, pleaded guilty July 11 to theft by deception in Miami County Common Pleas Court. He told the woman one price for the work involving trees and mulch, ...

Ohio Supreme Court says Springfield must release student data

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Springfield City School District must release student directory data after a Columbus advocacy group alleged the district used its records policies to deny information to organizations it opposed.The justices ruled former Springfield Superintendent David Estrop abused his discretion when he refused to ...

Former Clark County school board member avoids jail time in theft case

The former Southeastern Local School Board member who pleaded guilty to theft in office won’t see any time in prison.Tammy Stoops was sentenced in Madison County Common Pleas Court Thursday on the felony charge. She told the judge she stole about $1,800 at her job with Madison County’s juvenile court ...

Springfield homicide concerns neighbors

UPDATED @ 1:45 p.m. Tuesday: Springfield police continue to investigate what led to the death of a man Monday afternoon.Mark Wells, 43, of Springfield, was found dead in an alley off of West Pleasant Street just after 2 p.m. Monday.Family members of Wells declined to comment on his death, but ...

Trial delayed for Bellefontaine mom accused of killing 3 sons

Court hearings for the Bellefontaine mom accused of smothering her three young sons to death have been pushed back until October.Brittany Pilkington appeared in a Logan County courtroom Tuesday for what was to be the first of four days of hearings to go through several motions filed by her defense ...

Crews battle apartment fire in Springfield

Crews are looking into the cause of an apartment fire in the 300 block of White Cliff Court in Springfield. The fire was reported around 9:30 a.m. at the Dover Place Apartments. Springfield Battalion Chief Matt Smith said the fire apparently started in a kitchen. Smith said the firewall in ...

Police pursuit in Springfield ends in rollover crash

Two teenagers have been injured after a police pursuit ended in rollover crash in Springfield. Springfield police dispatchers said an officer attempted to stop a suspected stolen vehicle, when the driver took off from the stop around 4:50 a.m. Officers continued to pursue the vehicle for a few minutes until ...

Springfield bible school students honor police officers

Scripture Safari Vacation Bible School presented Springfield Police Officers with homemade desserts and a signed card on Friday to thank them for their decades of continued support.Each year, Springfield officers create a temporary crosswalk to ensure that children and parents can safely cross East High Street to enter St. Raphael ...

Donald Mustin

Gunman robs Just Smokes, customers, police say

The man accused of robbing a Just Smokes store on Mitchell Boulevard this week pointed his gun at the clerk and robbed two customers who were coming into the business, according to a Springfield Police Division incident report made available Friday.Donald Mustin, 24, was arrested after police said he ran ...

3 extricated from truck in Springfield crash ID’d

UPDATE @ 3:52 p.m. (July 15):The three people injured in a crash in the area of Park Road and Broadway Street have been identified.Springfield Police said the driver of the vehicle was Michelle Spyker, 55, of Florida. The two passengers have been identified as James Miller, 89, of Springfield and ...

Springfield man charged with attempted murder in shooting

UPDATE @ 2 p.m. A Springfield man has been charged with attempted murder and felonious assault in connection with the shooting of another man in the face.Christopher Hughes, of Springfield, was shot in the face as he sat in a car in front of his home on Beverly Drive late ...

Pokemon Go leads Springfield boys to rescue neighbor in need

In their quest to “catch them all,” two Springfield boys playing Pokemon Go this week stumbled across an injured neighbor in need of serious help.Mary Barch of Stevison Drive in Springfield Twp. fell in her back yard Wednesday afternoon and called for help.Around the same time 10-year-old Carson Rust and ...

JEFF GUERINI/STAFF

DEA, police raid Springfield addiction recovery center

UPDATE @ 2 p.m. Thursday, July 14The Ohio Attorney General’s Office confirmed today that they raided Reasonable Choices Inc., an alcohol and addiction recovery center, on Wednesday.No arrests have been made after the search warrant was served by state AG Mike DeWine’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, along with Springfield police, ...

3 Springfield teens arrested, attack caught on tape

Three Springfield High School students have been arrested and charged with felony robbery after they were accused of a violent attack that was caught on camera. Springfield police arrested the three juveniles on Monday, according to a Springfield Police Division incident report, and they remained in the Clark County Juvenile ...

Joseph Setty

Springfield man indicted in connection with meth lab in child’s home

A Springfield man has been indicted after an alleged meth lab was discovered in a Lagonda Avenue home.Joseph M. Setty, of 19 W. Clark St., faces felony charges of illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs and endangering children.>>RELATED: Man connected to ...

Public health advisory for Kiser Lake algae toxins

Kiser Lake is now under a public health advisory for high levels of blue-green algae toxins, according to the Ohio Department of Health. Warning signs have been posted at Kiser Lake State Park, near St. Paris in Champaign County. The health department advises against swimming or wading, especially for children, ...

Former New Carlisle Fire Chief Brad Phillips walks through one of the rooms in the Madison Street School in this 2014 photo. (Bill Lackey/Staff)

Vacant school target of vandals in New Carlisle

An old school building is an eyesore and target for vandals.New Carlisle leaders have been trying to sell the building for nearly two decades, and for the last two years haven’t even been able to give away the school at 600 W. Madison St. closed in 1981.News Center 7’s Natalie ...

CareFlight called to Champaign County crash

Alcohol suspected in fatal Champaign County crash

UPDATE @ 6:05 p.m. (July 7): Alcohol is suspected as a factor when two pickup trucks collided head-on early today in the 6000 block of Calland Road, southwest of West Liberty.Larry Quiram, 60, of Bellefontaine, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 6000 block of Calland Road, according to ...

30 items
Results 1 - 20 of 30next >
 
 

iWitness 7

iWitness7.com featured photo

Photo courtesy of iWitness7.com reporter pnaturegirl

iWitness7

iWitness7 is your chance to join the News Center 7 team! Upload your videos and photos and share with the entire WHIO-TV community!