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4 hurt in crash on Springfield Jamestown Road

A two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon that shut down State Route 72 (Springfield Jamestown Road) for five hours and sent three people to area hospitals remains under investigation, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.Officials with the Springfield post said the accident on southbound 72 at East Jackson Road occurred about 2:45 p.m. ...

Down wire closes Cheviot Hills Drive for an hour

Cheviot Hills Drive was shut down in both directions for more than an hour today in the area of Hilldale Road.A tree limb fell, pulling down power lines across the roadway. The incident was reported around 4:15 p.m.Ohio Edison was called to the scene, which was cleared at 5:21 p.m., ...

Champaign deputy cleared on domestic charge

A Champaign County deputy was acquitted Thursday of domestic violence. Darren Vernon, 41, of Mad River Twp. in Clark County, was found not guilty during a bench trial. He had been on administrative leave since his arrest in May. Vernon told Clark County deputies in May the incident was a ...

A dive team at Buck Creek pulled a body out of the water, confirmed to be Collin Jenkins, 9. According to his mother, the boy could not swim and was at the park with his uncle and brothers on Aug. 18, 2014. Collin reportedly was going down a slide and was caught on a current.

Funeral set for boy, 9, who drowned in Buck Creek

UPDATE @ 12:30 a.m. Aug. 21: Funeral services are set for a 9-year-old Springfield boy who drowned in Buck Creek earlier this week.Visitation is at 11 a.m. Friday for Collin Edward James Jenkins, followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Conroy Funeral Home, 1600 E. High St., Springfield.Collin ...

6-car pileup slows EB I-70 traffic in Springfield Twp.

No one was seriously hurt in a six-vehicle chain-reaction crash that happened on Interstate 70 East in Springfield Twp. Wednesday morning.A Clark County deputy who was on a traffic stop initially reported the crash happened behind him at approximately 9:20 a.m., according to scanner traffic. The crash happened on the ...

I-70 re-opened after tanker spills liquid

UPDATE at 4:40 a.m.: All lanes are re-opened. UPDATE @ 2:18 a.m.: Officials say the driver was not violating any laws at the time of the tanker spilled the lubricant on I-70. The semi was traveling from Pennsylvania to Tipp City when the tanker collapsed in on itself and spilled ...

Authorities raided a suspected meth lab Aug. 15, 2015, at a Caldwell Circle home in Bethel Twp., Clark County.

Meth lab bust nets 2 arrests in Clark County

UPDATE 8/18 @ 5 p.m.- A man pleaded not guilty to drug charges after sheriff's deputies discovered him allegedly cooking methamphetamine in his elderly mother's home.Michael R. Gilbert, 52, and his girlfriend, Melissa J. Keeton, 40, were arrested and charged Friday after deputies and a prison parole officer discovered a ...

Meth lab raided in Clark County

Meth lab raided in Clark County

A man and woman are under arrest this afternoon and yellow police tape surrounds the home at 516 Caldwell Circle, where authorities around 2:30 p.m. raided a suspected methampetamine lab.

Men plead guilty to selling bath salts at Springfield store

Men plead guilty to selling bath salts at Springfield store

The owner of a Springfield convenience store has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of selling synthetic drugs, including bath salts, from his store.

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Tractor, SUV collide; 1 injured

The driver of a farm tractor was taken to the hospital this morning after the tractor was struck by a SUV.Officials said a female driver of a SUV was traveling westbound on East Hickory Grove Drive when she struck the farm tractor. The SUV driver said she did not see ...

Man accused of putting meat in his pants

The Clark County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying a man who stole steaks by concealing the meat in his pants and walking out of the grocery store.The theft happened last night around 7:30 p.m. at the Howard's IGA store on Security Drive in Springfield, a detective said.The white male is ...

Update: Surveillance of Springfield Walmart robbery

UPDATE @ 1:10 p.m., Aug. 14:Once the Walmart cashier opened the cash drawer to give the suspect his change, he flashed a large knife he had concealed in his coat. He demanded money from the register, according to the incident report.The suspect is Caucasian or possibly Indian/Middle Eastern in his ...

Man accused of stealing $30K from Cedarville Univ.

A Logan County man has been arrested in Indiana following the theft of approximately $30,000 from Cedarville University, according to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.Andrew Davis, 30, of West Liberty, was arrested Tuesday on charges of safe cracking, grand theft and breaking and entering.Davis worked for a food service company ...

No charges in Springfield Twp. scooter-Jeep crash

UPDATE@5:15 p.m.: No charges will be filed in the accident in Springfield Twp. involving a vehicle and the child riding a scooter.The collision involved a Jeep Cherokee driven by Jay Crawford, 51, and a scooter being ridden by William Zanish, 7. Both are of Springfield.Williams was riding the small scooter ...

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Troopers: Driver inattention led to EB I-70 crash

UPDATE Driver inattention caused a crash this afternoon that sent two people to the hospital and shut down eastbound Interstate 70 for about an hour. Ian L. Bailey, a 33-year-old Rittman, Ohio, man was traveling west on Interstate 70 around 2:15 p.m. when he apparently didn't notice the highway went ...

Man pulls knife on cashier at Springfield Walmart

Man pulls knife on cashier at Springfield Walmart

Man pulls knife on cashier at Springfield Walmart

Minivan crashes into creek near Urbana; 1 hurt

The driver of a minivan suffered non-life threatening injuries Tuesday after she drove off Middle Urbana Road and ended up in a creek running beneath the road.The Honda Odyssey was headed south when it continued off the right side of the road, continued through a field and ended up in ...

UPDATE: Stolen baby goat back home

A Springfield family has their stolen baby goat back home, safe and sound.The Bailey family offered a $1,000 reward for the return of their 5-month-old Nigerian dwarf goat, Eddie, who was taken Sunday morning from a fenced-in area.Eddie takes three bottles a day and has been hand raised since he ...

1 hurt in crash with Time Warner van in Springfield

One person was taken to a Springfield hospital after his vehicle collided with a Time Warner van at West Pleasant and South Yellow Springs streets.The impact sent the Time Warner van onto its side and heavily damaged the red, compact sedan at approximately 8:20 a.m.The red car's driver was taken ...

RV crash causes major backup on I-70 West

An RV jackknifed and flipped on westbound I-70, causing a major backup Friday night.A family of six from Delaware, Ohio, was in a Chevrolet SUV pulling a recreational vehicle on the way to a vacation in Indiana when the trailer blew a tire, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.The ...

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