Wrong-way driver strikes trooper’s cruiser on I-71

Published: Saturday, October 07, 2017 @ 6:53 AM

State trooper car struck by vehicle going wrong way on I-71

UPDATE @ 11:40 a.m.

A trooper and wrong-way driver suffered minor injuries in a collision this morning on southbound Interstate 71 in Greene County Saturday morning.

All lanes of the highway have reopened after an Ohio State Highway Patrol investigation.

UPDATE @ 8:33 a.m. 

A trooper was involved in a crash after a vehicle traveled the wrong way on I-71 in Jefferson Twp. Saturday. 

According to troopers, the trooper nearly avoided being hit head on as the vehicle was going southbound on the northbound side. The trooper was forced into the median, but was able to catch up and stop the vehicle. 

Troopers say that alcohol and drugs do not seem to be a factor. 

Crews will remain at the scene for a couple of hours. The left lane of I-71 south is closed. A crash reconstrucion unit is on scene. 

Both the driver and the trooper were taken to Miami Valley Hospital with minor injuries. 

FIRST REPORT

Greene County crews responded to a report of a head-on collision on I-71 South in Jefferson Twp. 

Initial reports indicate a state trooper was involved in the crash, and that a driver was going the wrong way.

CareFlight was on standby and then was canceled. 

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It is unknown exactly how many vehicles were involved. 

We are working to learn more about this story. 

2 children killed, 1 man hurt in Colorado stabbing

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 6:55 AM

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Police search for suspects in reported armed robbery 

Published: Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 10:12 PM

Police are currently looking for two suspects after a reported armed robbery at Rich’s gas station on Salem Avenue, according to dispatchers.

Initial reports indicated the two suspects were wearing hoodies. 

There was no report of shots fired. 

It is unknown if anyone was injured.

The report was made around 9:40 p.m. 

We are working to learn multiple details about this developing story.

Vacant home destroyed after it explodes in Dayton 

Published: Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 2:19 PM
Updated: Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 10:28 PM

Dayton fire video

UPDATE @ 10:30 p.m: A vacant home in Dayton is destroyed after being the latest case of an explosion that occurred Sunday afternoon. 

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Crews responded to the 160 block of Bluecrest Avenue after receiving calls that a house was on fire around 1:30 p.m. While en route, responders were also told that neighbors  described hearing multiple explosions.

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The home’s front windows, in addition to stones on the front the house, were all blown off during the explosion. In total, firefighters estimate the damage to be about $45,000. 

No one was hurt as a result of the explosion, even though neighbors told our crew that they reported seeing a homeless person potentially living there.

“The home is vacant, and utilities were shut off months ago” said Tim Rose, District Fire Chief.

Investigators are still working to find out what caused the explosion.

FIRST REPORT

Fire crews have been on scene of a working house fire in the 100 block of Bluecrest Avenue. 

Initial reports indicate there was an explosion. 

Dayton Fire District Chief Tim Rose told WHIO-TV that fire crews received a call at about 1:30 p.m. that a house was on fire. En route, responders were told witnesses heard an explosion.

“The house appears to have had explosions,” Rose said. “The front windows were blown out.”

He said investigators are looking into the situation. 

Police find no evidence of break-in at Fairfield Commons

Published: Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 4:06 AM
Updated: Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 9:32 AM

(Joey Bryant/Staff)
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UPDATE @ 9:30 a.m.

Police found no evidence of a break-in after a glass door shattered at The Fairfield Commons Mall early Sunday.

According to dispatchers, the glass was unstable and may have broken on its own. The glass was part of the door to Finish Line shoe store. 

Despite earlier reports, police found no evidence of a break-in.

EARLIER REPORT

Police are on the scene of a report of breaking and entering at 2727 Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek. 

Construction crews working at a Chick-fil-A said they witnessed broken glass at the front door of the Finish Line shoe store. 

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Mall security did not give any details to our crews on the scene. 

We are working to learn multiple details about this story.