Fairborn students get visit from local first responders

Published: Friday, May 19, 2017 @ 9:37 AM

Local police, EMS and military visited Fairborn Intermediate School to teach students about safety and build relationships.

Students at Fairborn Intermediate School got a special visit from local first responders as part of the district’s Hero Day.

The event is organized by custodian, Steve Puckett, who has served as a volunteer firefighter for most of his life, the district said.


“His goal was to help our students have a great impression of them and possibly aspire to be like them in the future,” Fairborn Intermediate Principal Betsy Wyatt said.

Members of the following agencies were scheduled to be on hand:

  • Fairborn Fire Department
  • Fairborn Police Department
  • Wright-Patterson Fire Department
  • Enon Fire Dept. Rescue Boat 
  • Premier Health CareFlight 
  • State of Ohio Game Warden 
  • U.S. Secret Service 
  • Wright-Patterson Police Dept. 
  • National Park Service Police

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Injury crash reported I-75 northbound in Dayton

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 12:18 PM

Crews have responded to an injury crash on Interstate 75 northbound near West Second Street.

The far left lane was shut down around 11:50 a.m. Sunday.

Traffic has slowed in the remaining lanes.

We are on the scene working to learn more.

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Temperatures and rain chances on the rise this week

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 4:27 AM
Updated: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 11:01 AM

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Clouds will give way to more sunshine this afternoon. It should be a nice looking day with highs in the middle 40s.

  • Dry today, more afternoon sunshine
  • Rain returns tomorrow
  • Flooding a concern this week with the amount of rain 

TONIGHT: Clouds return this evening and overnight tonight with rain arriving towards daybreak Monday. Temperatures overnight will be steady in the lower 40s.

MONDAY: Rain returns, and it could be heavy at times. While the chance for storms is not all that high, it can’t be ruled out. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s.

TUESDAY: More dry time is expected, but storms will be possible later in the evening. Highs will be near 70 degrees.

WEDNESDAY: Rain showers are expected with highs near 60 degrees.

THURSDAY: The chance for rain continues mainly south. Highs will be in the middle 40s.

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OVI crash overnight knocks over AT&T pole, closes part of road

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 10:10 AM

Wires Down Old Springfield Road

Old Springfield Road at Stillwater River is closed due to an OVI accident overnight. 

>>Eliminations and changes to RTA routes go into effect

The road between State Route 48 and Kley is closed after a vehicle hit an AT&T utility pole Sunday around 2 a.m., according to Butler Township Police.

According to police, AT&T is now at the scene. 

It’s not known if there were any injuries. 

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Smartphones and depression

Published: Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 6:10 PM

Smartphones and depression


A disturbing link between teens with smartphones, depression and even suicide.

RELATED: 10 tips to help you unplug from social media

A look at whether this alarming phenomenon is just a coincidence or a trend that needs urgent attention. 

News Center 7 shows you the small changes parents can make that may help kids better manage Monday beginning at 5 p.m. 

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