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2 jailed after 2 Harrison Twp. deputies struck in traffic stop

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 6:38 PM
Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018 @ 12:07 PM

Harrison Twp. deputy struck during traffic stop outside SVG Motors

UPDATE @ 11:56 a.m. (Feb. 19)

Two people are in jail in this incident that injured a Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy. 

India M. Fambro, 31, is in Montgomery County Jail for assault and obstructing official business. 

Javas D. McNair, 39, is in jail for a warrant of nonsupport of dependents. 

A sheriff’s report reveals that the driver, Fambro, reportedly ran over a deputy’s foot with her SUV as well as struck a second deputy with the vehicle’s mirror.

India M. Fambro, Montgomery County Jail

The deputy that had his foot ran over was standing on the passenger side of the vehicle, trying to talk with the male passenger who had warrants. His condition is not known.

The deputy on the driver’s side had his hand hit by the mirror as the vehicle fled, according to the report. 

The duo was detained after a short chase, but only after deputies broke the window open because the driver would not open the door.

More charges are pending as there were two children in the car at the time.

Javas McNair, Montgomery County Jail


Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy was struck by a car fleeing a traffic stop, confirms emergency dispatchers. 

The deputy’s right foot was run over in the 400 block of Shoup Mill Road, during a traffic stop at SVG Motors.

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The vehicle is reportedly a white GMC Yukon that fled the scene in the area of Foxton Court and Needmore Road, according to emergency dispatchers.

This happened around 6:20 p.m. Sunday. 

We have a reporter on the way to the scene and will update this report.

In an unrelated incident, a Centerville police cruiser was struck around 6:15 p.m. Sunday while assisting Sugarcreek Twp. police on a call on Interstate 675. No one was injured in that incident,but police are looking for a red Pontiac.

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National Security Adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster out; former U.S. ambassador John Bolton in

Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 6:37 PM

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National Security Adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster is resigning from the Trump administration and will be replaced by former U.S. ambassador John Bolton, according to a tweet Thursday afternoon from President Donald Trump.

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Winter Storm Watch issued for system that could bring snow to area this weekend

Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 10:08 PM
Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 6:55 PM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at the current track and forecast for another spring storm.

Those ready for spring weather likely won’t like this forecast.

Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Darke, Preble, Montgomery, Wayne, Randolph, Butler, Warren and Clinton counties from 2 a.m. Saturday through 2 a.m. Sunday. Conditions are expected to be favorable for impactful snow, sleet or ice that can make travel difficult. 

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A quick-moving low pressure system will spread moisture back into the Miami Valley Saturday and Saturday night, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. A band of snow will be possible that, at times, might mix with rain. The system currently is favoring the southern and western half of the Miami Valley where the watch was issued. This means areas such as Logan, Shelby, Auglaize and Mercer counties could see a sharp cut-off from moisture and possibly very little, if any, snow. 

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The track and intensity of this system is still in question, and fine-tuning will come together during the end of the work week. Counties under the Winter Storm Watch have the best chance to see sticking snow that will could be more than two inches. 

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A few factors that could limit impact in the Miami Valley: Warm road temperatures allowing for snow melt, snow falling during the day allowing for a mix with rain, the track shifting and pulling the accumulating snow further south.

A few factors that could increase impact in the Miami Valley: Staying colder than expected, a shift further north could spread more snow across the entire area and the intensity of the system. 

Stay with Storm Center 7 for the latest updates to this spring snow storm.

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Winter Storm Watch for southwestern Miami Valley beginning late Friday 

Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 3:32 AM
Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 6:55 PM

Sunshine is expected today in the Dayton area, with snow returning Saturday.

Mainly clear skies are in the forecast this evening with temperatures slowly falling through the 30s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.


  • Clear and quiet Friday
  • Winter storm to brush Miami Valley starting this weekend 
  • Warmer pattern setting up next week 

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Tonight: Clear skies are expected. Temperatures will drop back into the lower 20s.

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Friday: Skies will be mostly sunny with temperatures rebounding into the middle 40s.

Saturday: Skies will be cloudy with snow likely, especially south. The snow may be heavy with accumulation likely depending on the storm track. Highs will hold in the upper 30s.


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Sunday: Skies will clear with temperatures climbing back into the lower 40s.

>> County-by-County Weather

Monday: Clouds will be on the increase. Temperatures will rebound to near 50 degrees.

Tuesday:  Milder temperatures arrive but so will the threat for showers. Highs will top out in the middle 50s.

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CareSource: Downtown Dayton construction fire ‘no reason to delay’ completion of new offices

Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 1:31 PM

The new CareSource building under construction caught fire sending up black smoke that could be seen miles from Dayton

UPDATE @ 3:10 p.m. (March 22):

A CareSource spokeswoman said the organization does not anticipate today’s fire at the new CareSource building to delay the completion or opening of the new building.

“The new CareSource office location is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2019 and at this time there is no reason to delay the completion and opening,” said Fran Robinson, spokeswoman for CareSource.

>>WHAT HAPPENED: CareSource building under construction catches fire on the roof

Robinson said the fire at the construction site at First and Jefferson streets did not effect operations at any of its other four office locations in downtown Dayton.

>>Downtown streets closed due to fire operations

“At no time was the fire a danger to any downtown office location or staff,” Robinson said.

Robinson said approximately 2,000 staff work in Dayton for CareSource.

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The spokeswoman for CareSource spoke with our team about how Thursday’s downtown Dayton fire at the new CareSource construction site on Jefferson Street is impacting the company’s operations.

Fran Robinson said, “We want to let people know that our operations are not affected. Family and friends of those who work in our four CareSource buildings in downtown Dayton should know that the fire did not approach any of our other buildings.”

>>Downtown streets closed due to fire operations

“Our support lines are open and operational.” added Robinson.

“I think that the official word of what happened to cause the fire at the new construction site will have to come from the Fire Chief,” said Robinson.

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The new building is still set to open in the spring of 2019 and is expected to house 650 employees.

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