Multiple-vehicle accident shuts down Little York Road at Rip Rap Road

Published: Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 5:53 AM

Accident with pole down Chambersburg Road at route four

An accident aided traffic backup on i75 south at Stanley Ave Thursday afternoon.

Check this page for a full list of crashes, disabled vehicles, construction projects and other hazards impacting your commute.

Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic .

Sgt. Mark Bowron is updating conditions every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM.

Major Highway Incidents

  • On U.S. 35 West at Steve Whalen Boulevard in Dayton, an accident involving a MINI Cooper and a Fed Ex box truck is slowing traffic. Accident, reported about 4:15 p.m., is in the far left lane. Traffic in center and right lanes is not affected.
  • On I-75 South at Stanley Avenue in Dayton, accident in the left lane slows traffic. Accident, reported just after 3:30 p.m., has been cleared.
  • On westbound I-70 at the I-75 interchange, state troopers requested medics to respond to a crash that resulted in a car slamming into a wall. 
  • On Ohio 4 at Chambersburg Road in Huber Heights, the road has reopened following a single-vehicle crash.
  • On the Rt. 725 ramp to southbound I-75 in Miamisburg, police blocked a part of the ramp due to a crash reported around 7 a.m. 

Surface Street Incidents

  • On Little York Road at Rip Rap Road, Huber Heights, a multiple-vehicle accident has shut down the roadway. Police and medics are on scene. The accident was dispatched about 4:45 p.m.
  • On southbound Harshman Road, south of Ohio 4 in Riverside, police were dispatched to a report of debris in the roadway causing multiple flat tires. 
  • On U.S. 127 at Greenville Celina Road, north of Greenville, deputies and medics were dispatched to a crash reported around 7:15 a.m.
  • On West Social Row Road just before Ohio 48 in Washington Twp., deputies and medics were dispatched to a reported crash with injuries around 6:25 a.m.

Ongoing Construction & Other Closures 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY 

  • I-75 south Ramp to US 35 west, Ramp closure January 9th – September 30th. The official detour is: I-75 south to the Edwin C. Moses turn around lane to I-75 north to US 35 west
  • SR 49 south between Brookville-Salem Road and Pleasant Plain Road, Lane closures November 28th through February 20th. One southbound lane will remain open at all times. 
  • The Webster Street bridge is closed as it is rebuilt. A detour will take motorists to Keowee Street to Monument Avenue. The project is scheduled to be completed in November of 2017 
  • Vista View Drive between Second Street and Third Street, road closed through September of 2017. Detour posted. 

MIAMI COUNTY 

  • I-75 between CR 25A (Piqua) and US 36, Lane width restrictions September 12th – June 15th of 2017. Lanes are restricted to 12 feet. Two lanes will remain open in each direction.
  • Statler Road between Cromes Drive and Free Road, road closure September 13th – June 15th, 2017. The official detour is: Cromes Drive/Looney Road to US 36 to Troy-Sidney Road to Statler Road. 

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Lyft driver leads to child porn arrest, indictment

Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 10:13 AM

MARVIN HEMPHILL
MARVIN HEMPHILL

A Lyft driver who found a cell phone loaded with child pornography in his vehicle after dropping off a client helped police make an arrest, according to court documents.

Marvin Hemphill, 27, of Valdosta, Georgia, was arrested Jan. 6 at the Staybridge Suites at Austin Landing and was indicted Wednesday on 24 charges connected to child pornography, according to court records.

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According to court documents, Hemphill left his cell phone in the Lyft driver’s vehicle after receiving a ride from a Beavercreek restaurant where he worked.

The driver looked at the phone, attempting to determine the owner, and noticed the child pornography and alerted officers, court documents showed.

Police were able to link the phone to Hemphill, who allowed police to search it, and multiple child porn videos were found, the documents read.

Hemphill admitted to police that he knew he had the child porn on the phone and knew the people in the videos were juveniles, court records showed.

Hemphill is scheduled for his arraignment on Jan. 23.

Meet the 2017 winners of Dayton.com’s Best of Dayton poll

Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 9:56 AM

Old Scratch Pizza gears up to expand

We know you’ve been waiting. 

After thousands of nominations, even more votes, and careful tallying, winners of the Dayton.com Best of 2017 poll were announced at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18.

With more than 100 categories, you’ll find winners from Best Burger and Best Pizza to Best Happy Hour and Best Bar Bathroom.

>> Best of Dayton 2017 Winners: Food & Dining

>> Best of Dayton 2017 Winners: Bars & Nightclubs

>> Best of Dayton 2017 Winners: Outdoors, Lifestyle & Recreation

>> Best of Dayton 2017 Winners: Culture, Music & Entertainment

>> Best of Dayton 2017 Winners: Shopping & Services

Questions? Thoughts? Email Dayton.com editor Ashley Bethard at ashley.bethard@coxinc.com.

Dayton traffic from the WHIO traffic center

Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 12:47 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 6:31 AM

SCENE: Crashes on SB I-75 near Wagner Ford

Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic .

Traffic conditions are updated every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM.

Major Highway Incidents

  • On southbound I-75 in the area of Stanley Avenue and Wagner Ford Road, two crashes were reported just before 6:30 a.m. The first crash reportedly involved three vehicles, and the second involves four vehicles. Traffic is backed up in the area. No injuries have been reported.

Surface Street Incidents

  • No incidents to report

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Ongoing Construction & Other Closures 

Live look at highways on our traffic cameras here.

Latest traffic conditions are also available on our traffic map. 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

  • Keowee Street north of Stanley Avenue, bridge closed until 2019. The official detour is: Keowee Street to Stanley Avenue to I-75 to Wagner Ford Road and back to Dixie. More information is available here.
  • Stewart Street Ramp to US 35 East, RAMP CLOSURE March 28 - Sept 30, 2018. The official detour is: Stewart Street to Edwin C. Moses Boulevard to I-75 north to US 35 west to James H. McGee Blvd. to US 35 east.
  • I-75 north Ramp to US 35 west and east, Lane width restriction until Apr. 1, 2018. One lane will remain open on the ramp with a width of 11 feet.

Your guide to Good Samaritan Hospital closing

Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 6:27 AM

Good Samaritan closing its doors after decades of service

Premier Health announced Wednesday it will cease operations at Good Samaritan Hospital by the end of the year.

About 1,600 jobs will be moved to other positions within the company, and satellite locations in Englewood and Huber Heights will stay open.

Major services will be moved to Miami Valley Hospital, with the goal of avoiding duplication of services.

Here is everything you need to know about the hospital closure:

>> Premier Health to close Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton

>> Job outlook is promising for Good Samaritan employees, official says

>> Good Samaritan Hospital: Leaders saddened, concerned by closure

>> Good Samaritan Hospital closing: Former nurse recalls ‘small, friendly place’

>> Good Samaritan Hospital closing: Community angry, devastated, concerned

>> 5 things you need to know about Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton

>> Good Samaritan Hospital closing: What we know now

>> Good Samaritan closing: What will happen to other local hospitals?

>> Did you know the Dayton community helped build Good Samaritan Hospital?