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Published: Monday, August 28, 2017 @ 3:03 PM
Updated: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 @ 5:41 PM
The Myers family from Versailles, previously trapped in Houston, Texas at Texas Children's Hospital by the rising waters, is now on their way home to Ohio.
The family had been there for multiple surgeries for their 9-year-old son Aiden. They arrived August 8 for evaluation and had two surgeries, the last one last Friday — then the storm hit.
After being released from the hospital, Houston residents directed the family to two open roads out of the area.
Hurricane Harvey made landfall just as Aiden Myrers underwent neurosurgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.
Myers has a rare genetic disease called Tuberous Sclerosis Complex or TSC, which causes tumors to grow in many of his organs.
The surgery to possibly end them had them make the long drive to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston before the storm hit.
"Friday as the hurricane was making landfall, Dr. (Howard) Weiner performed surgery on Aiden, removed a couple of the tumors from the frontal lobe of his brain to finally control his seizures," said Myers.
"At that time, Houston wasn't really getting hit that hard. It was raining but no flooding," added Myers.
"Dr. Weiner did get here Saturday morning to check on Aiden, and Saturday night we went to bed and woke up the next morning, it was flooded. The roads out here are impassable,” Myers said.
The Myers' have three other young children at home in Versailles that started school this week.
But it's not their family they were worried about. "We are not struggling with the flood, our hearts are with the people, the staff taking care of us here at Texas Children's. They may not have a home to go to, we do in Ohio."
She asked Ohioans to show Texans their support. “If there is anyone in Ohio that can supply food, clothing, supplies, please do that, they need it down here," said Myers.
She described the images she saw in Houston, and the view out her son's hospital window.
Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 4:12 AM
Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 4:22 AM
FAIRBORN — Fairborn police are investigating a home burglary and shooting in Fairborn.
According to police, someone armed with a handgun burglarized a home in the 200 block of Vine Street. During the burglary, a resident was shot in the foot. Police responded to the scene shortly after 3 a.m.
Police are looking for the suspect, and no arrests have been made.
Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 2:14 AM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 2:50 a.m: Two people were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after a police pursuit ended in a crash on Needmore Road early Thursday morning.
OTHER LOCAL NEWS: 3 critical, 1 dead on U.S. 36 crash in Champaign County
According to officials, they attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Stanley Avenue around 1:45 a.m., the suspect did not comply and a pursuit started on northbound I-75.
The suspect ended up crashing into another vehicle after running a red light on Needmore Road not too long after the pursuit ensued.
The suspect and the driver of the other vehicle were the individuals transported to Grandview Medical Center.
Officials did find a loaded handgun and narcotics in the suspect vehicle.
The individual was placed under arrest and will be taken to Montgomery County Jail after their release from the hospital.
A pursuit on northbound I-75 ended as a crash on the Needmore Road exit ramp early Thursday morning.
According to officials, the pursuit started around 1:45 a.m. at the 55 milemarker.
The Ohio Highway State Patrol are handling with assistance from Dayton police.
Published: Friday, March 02, 2018 @ 2:52 AM
Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 12:44 AM
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Published: Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 4:33 PM
Updated: Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 5:37 PM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 5:30 p.m.
A electrical fire that started in the basement of a residence on Pinehurst Avenue has been extinguished, according to Dayton District Fire Chief Adam Landis.
No injuries were reported. He estimated the damage at $10,000.
Landis also said the cause of the fire is under investigation and the residents will be able to stay in their house.