Las Vegas shooting: Dispatch traffic from first responders released

Published: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 @ 8:17 AM

Watch and listen to Las Vegas scanner traffic as events unfolded late Sunday night after a gunman opened fire on more than 20,000 people at a country music festival near the Madalay Bay Hotel. Video courtesy of CNN.

Emergency dispatch traffic from the moments just after shots were fired during a Las Vegas country concert Sunday night has been released.

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The scanner traffic includes from the time shots were fired until police find the suspect down inside his hotel room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel.

Most at Beavercreek meeting oppose medical marijuana in community

Published: Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 10:14 PM

Most of the two dozen residents who gave feedback about medical marijuana told city leaders they don’t want to see it in any form.

Right now, Beavercreek law allows for dispensaries, cultivation and processing sites. No one has applied for a license in Beavercreek, and the deadline is Friday.

“The issue is will you be able to sell your house?” Denise Buell said. “And the next question may not be for it, if you have a cultivation facility right down the street you may have difficulty selling it, so why bother even buying there?”

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Not everyone was against it, including Beavercreek resident Mary Lou Hopun, who said she suffers from a chronic illness.

“There's no discussion being held here about the science of medical marijuana and how it's not addictive, and they talk about the type of people that will come to this area and the property values that will go down. This is all just conjecture," Hopun said.

After Friday’s state application deadline, city leaders will get another nine months to decide whether to change rules. Earlier this week, council members decided against a moratorium.

“We’re hearing the public ... You’re going to have three new council members come January on council, they could have a total different perspective,” City Manager Pete Landrum said.

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Another public meeting is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, with a state representative. The meeting also will be held at Beavercreek City Hall, 1368 Research Park Drive.

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Medical marijuana lab breaks ground in Yellow Springs

Published: Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 11:07 PM

Cresco Labs LLC owns and operates medical marijuana facilities in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Puerto Rico.
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Cresco Labs LLC owns and operates medical marijuana facilities in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Puerto Rico.(CONTRIBUTED)

Heavy equipment already started moving dirt for one of Ohio’s first medical marijuana facilities.

Cresco Labs Ohio LLC and several village leaders and residents gathered Thursday morning in a cornfield next to Antioch University.

“Yellow Springs was founded on wellness,” Village Council President Karen Wintrow said. “People came to the yellow spring in Glen Helen for the healing waters so the idea of a wellness company, a health company, being here is a perfect fit. This facility is going to be sitting adjacent to farm fields in an area that we have really identified that we want to remain agriculture.” 

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The 50,000-square-foot environmentally sound greenhouse will be built along East Enon Road. It is expected to initially provide about 25 jobs, and possibly more because Cresco will seek a medical marijuana processing license.

Cresco has agreed to pay for the infrastructure, which includes building roads, installing water, sewer and electric service, said Village Manager Patti Bates.

“We’re looking at a month build that will be followed by some cultivation and we should have product for patients by June of 2018,” Cresco Labs CEO Charles Bachtell said.

>> State regulators defend medical marijuana program despite controversy

Those who were the driving force behind the failed 2015 marijuana legalization issue in Ohio are now backing a plan to put an issue on the November ballot that, if approved by the voters, would make marijuana legal for recreational use. 

It’s not clear how that would affect the medical marijuana industry in the state.

“We are a medical cannabis operator and currently we operate only in medical programs,” Bachtell said. “We’ve evaluated Ohio for about a year as a medical program so that’s what we’re focused on right now.”

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Police, children services investigating circumstances of infant’s injuries

Published: Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 7:55 AM
Updated: Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 11:20 PM

Police respond to Dayton Children's Hospital for a three-month old with a brain bleed

UPDATE @ 11:05 p.m.: Police and Montgomery County Children Services are investigating how an infant suffered injuries that prompted her mother to bring her to Dayton Children's Hospital on Thursday morning. 

The mother said her 3-month-old daughter, who was suffering from bleeding on the brain, fell off the couch, according to recordings from county regional dispatch this news organization obtained through a public records request. 

"The doctors are saying that the child's injury don't match the story that was given. So I need an officer to come out," the social worker said on the 9-1-1 call. 

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Doctors said testing confirmed their suspicions. 

"We just recently got the results back on the head C-T," the caller told dispatchers. 

The baby was going into surgery Thursday morning when the call from the hospital was made to police. Police were also at the mother's apartment on Thursday. 

Montgomery County Children Services officials said their office had an open investigation into the mother before Thursday's incident. The agency could not confirm how many children live in the home.

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Neighbors told News Center 7's John Bedell the infant is the youngest of the children in the home. 

Neighbor Letisha Hardin said she saw police cars at the home Thursday. 

"Yes, when I took my kids to school this morning I noticed it was a couple police cars over there but I didn't know what was going on," Hardin said of the apartment on Elsmere Avenue. 

Hardin said she knows the family. 

"My kids play with their kids and so yeah it is … concerning," she said. "I would hope that nobody would hurt a little child but these days, you never know."

The mother is not being identified by name in this report because no charges have been filed.

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

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Overnight temperatures fall into the teens; warmer Friday

Published: Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 3:24 AM
Updated: Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 11:30 PM

Finally a quiet day after several rounds of snow earlier this week.

Expect some breaks in the clouds with temperatures falling into the upper teens, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.

>> Bitter cold to ease ... for now

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Clouds break overnight, cold
  • Few passing flurries north Friday
  • Temperatures near normal this weekend

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Friday's Planner(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

DETAILED FORECAST

Friday: More clouds arrive. Cool and breezy with a few flurries possible across the northern Miami Valley. Highs will be in the lower 30s.

Saturday: Skies will be mostly sunny with more seasonable temperatures rising into the lower 40s. It will be breezy.

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Sunday: Clouds increase with showers developing. Temperatures will rise into the lower 40s.

Long Range Trend(Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell)

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Sunday: Clouds increase with showers developing. Temperatures will rise into the lower 40s.

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Monday: Clouds will linger with a chance for a few early morning showers. Highs will be in the lower to middle 40s.

Tuesday: Skies will be mostly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s.