All lanes of I-70 reopen as high water recedes

Published: Sunday, November 05, 2017 @ 9:18 PM
Updated: Sunday, November 05, 2017 @ 11:07 PM

A photo of a flooded Lodell Avenue in Dayton. Viewer Submitted Photo
A photo of a flooded Lodell Avenue in Dayton. Viewer Submitted Photo

UPDATE @ 11:08 p.m.

All west and east lanes of I-70 have reopened following reports of high water on the highway, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatchers.

UPDATE @ 9:58 p.m.

One lane of westbound I-70 is now open between I-75 and I-675 in Montgomery County, according to dispatchers. 

Eastbound I-70 has completely reopened. Dispatchers said westbound ramps to I-70 remain closed. 

Westbound lanes will remain with one lane open for at least the next hour, according to dispatchers.

UPDATE @ 9:21 p.m.

Westbound I-70 is closed from I-75 to I-675 due to high waters, according to Huber Heights dispatchers.

Dispatchers said eastbound I-70 is down to one lane from Ohio 235 to Ohio 202.


I-70 is closed in both directions from Ohio 235 to Ohio 202 due to high water, according to regional dispacthers. 

Numerous reports of high water are coming into our newsroom from communities including Huber Heights, Dayton, Kettering and Centerville. 

Dispatchers could not confirm when the highway will reopen. 

Initial reports indicate all ramps from I-70 to I-675 have been closed.

Stay with Cox Media Group as we continue to follow multiple weather-related events.

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Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 3:56 AM
Updated: Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 2:30 PM

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  • Alex-Bell Road will be closed for work on the Washington Twp. bridge over Holes Creek until Nov. 30. More information, including detour 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
  • US 35 west ramps to I-75 north and south, RAMP CLOSURE Nov. 30 at 10 p.m. - Dec. 1 at 5 a.m. The official detour is: US 35 west to James H. McGee Boulevard to US 35 east to I-75 north and south 


  • SR 705 near Groff Road, Daily lane closures Nov. 27 - Dec. 11 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. One lane will remain open for travel in each direction through the use of flaggers.
  • SR 29 between Cisco Road and West Russell Road, Daily lane closures Nov. 27 - Jan. 1 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. One lane will be open for travel in each direction through the use of flaggers. 

Man in stable condition after motorcycle crash in Greene County

Published: Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 10:50 PM

UPDATE @ 12:55 a.m: One man is in stable condition at Miami Valley Hospital after being flown by a medical helicopter from a motorcycle crash on Jasper Road Friday evening.

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The incident occurred around 10:40 p.m.

According to The Ohio Highway State Patrol, the individual has a few broken bones and is expected to recover.


A medical helicopter has been called to a motorcycle crash on Jasper Road this evening.

Emergency crews responded to the 2800 block of Jasper around 10:40 p.m.

Initial reports indicated at least one person was injured.

We’re working to learn more.

19-year-old male in custody after East Dayton stabbing

Published: Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 11:09 PM

Cred: Montgomery County Jail
(Cred: Montgomery County Jail)

UPDATE @ 5:12 a.m: A 19-year-old male is in custody after stabbing another man on Briarwood Avenue late Friday night.

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Dashon Hill is in Montgomery County Jail on an assault charge after stabbing 20-year-old Jerrid Gibson in the back.

Dayton police were dispatched to the 400 block of Briarwood Avenue for a fight in progress where multiple people were in the street yelling.

Officers found Gibson in the back seat of a vehicle with a stab wound to the back from a folding pocket knife. Hill fled the scene after stabbing Gibson. 

Gibson was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Hill was arrested last night not too long after a broadcast was made of a suspect description. 

UPDATE @ 11:31 p.m.:

One person was stabbed and the suspected stabber remains on the loose following a fight on Briarwood Avenue Friday night, according to police.

The man who was stabbed was taken to a local hospital, but is expected to be OK, police said.

Officers did take a juvenile into custody on the scene who may have been involved in the incident, police said.


Dayton police have responded to a possible stabbing on Briarwood Avenue this evening.

Initial reports indicated that multiple people were fighting and that at least one person was possibly stabbed.

The incident was reported around 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Briarwood.

A caller to our news room said he saw a large response from police.

We’re working to learn more.

6 children shot, 1 killed in Cleveland neighborhood

Published: Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 11:27 PM

FROM THE SCENE: 6 children shot, 1 killed in Cleveland (courtesy of CBS affiliate WOIO).

Six children ranging in age from 12 to 16 years old were shot in a Cleveland neighborhood and one has died, according to CBS affiliate WOIO.

The shooting was reported Friday night in the 11000 Buckeye Road, WOIO reported.

According to WOIO, Cleveland police had blocked off East 116th Street and Buckeye Road following the shooting.

WOIO reported an unknown number of suspects dressed in black hooded sweatshirts remained on the loose Friday night.

The shooting was reported as a gunfight in the street.