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Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 10:27 PM
WEST CARROLLTON — Police are searching for a man who tried to rob the J&K Food Mart, on West Central Avenue, in West Carrollton.
At 10:10 p.m., police were setting up a K-9 unit for a possible track of a suspect.
The robbery occurred about 9:45 p.m.
OTHER LOCAL NEWS: Couple escapes fire that destroys their home
Police describe the suspect as "thick" and said he was wearing a denim jacket with cut-off sleeves, a brown "western hat" and a long-sleeve shirt with graphics.
In the description broadcast by police, there was no mention of a weapon.
The suspect was last seen leaving, possibly in a white Toyota, police said.
Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 12:49 PM
UPDATE @ 1:32 p.m. (March 22):
The vice president for the company constructing the new CareSource building in downtown Dayton said all employees and construction workers are accounted for and there were no injuries in the fire this afternoon.
“We had an incident on the roof of the building,” said Troy Erbes, Vice President with Danis. “Some roof insulation caught on fire.”
Erbes said they are still working to determine what caused the fire to start.
“Now we’re in the investigation state,” Erbes said.
CareSource planned to open its new downtown Dayton campus in the spring of 2019.
The company had started construction last year on what is to be the first newly constructed office tower in downtown Dayton in a decade.
The six-story CareSource Center City is the first newly constructed downtown office project underway since the nonprofit - a fast growing Medicaid managed care company - broke ground on its Main Street headquarters.
The building, with construction led by Danis, will be at the site of the former Patterson Co-op High School on the 100 block of East First Street.
It will have the space to house 800 employees from CareSource, have a similar design to its headquarters and is intended create a walkable, campus like environment for its employees.
CareSource, which now has about 2,000 employees in downtown Dayton, has been rapidly growing in recent years into a nonprofit with more than $7 billion in revenue and members in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and now Georgia, which it just expanded into this year.
The insurer has become a major employer in Dayton, anchoring downtown with its employment base. It struck a deal with the Ohio Tax Credit Authority late last year to increase its job-creation commitment to 1,920 jobs by 2019 — including current positions being filled and the new jobs promised — raising the company’s annual payroll in Dayton to more than $129 million.
Along with its 230 N. Main St. headquarters, CareSource bought a building it had been leasing called Ballpark Village, across from Fifth Third Field.
Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 1:14 PM
DAYTON — A fire at a construction site for a new CareSource building on North Jefferson Street is believed to involving roofing materials, according to the Dayton Fire Department.
According to Dayton fire officials, everyone has been able to get out of the building and the only people believed to have been inside at the time the fire started were construction workers.
“All of the occupants are out of the building,” said Bryan Adams, spokesman for the fire department. “There’s lots of material up there.”
Published: Friday, March 02, 2018 @ 2:52 AM
Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 12:50 PM
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Roads are closed in Downtown Dayton from Jefferson St. to St. Clair and from Second St. to Monument St. due to a working fire. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
#TRAFFICALERT - Roads are closed downtown from Jefferson St. To St. Clair and from Second St. to Monument St. Due to a working fire. Please avoid the area.— Dayton Police Dept. (@DaytonPolice) March 22, 2018
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Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 11:52 AM
TROY – Two finalists for superintendent have been selected by the Troy City Schools Board of Education.
Jeremy Miller, current district assistant superintendent, and Christopher Piper, superintendent of the Triad Local Schools, were selected from among 16 applicants and eight semi-finalists.
District staff and stakeholders were notified about the selections on Thursday by Jeff Price, the district’s treasurer and chief financial officer.
The public will have the opportunity to meet the finalists on April 10 for Miller and April 11 for Piper at 4:15 p.m. at the Troy Junior High School Library. The board of education will meet both days at 6:30 p.m. in a closed executive session to interview the candidates.
District Superintendent Eric Herman announced earlier this year he would retire at the end of July.