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Published: Monday, December 04, 2017 @ 3:22 AM
Updated: Monday, December 04, 2017 @ 10:32 PM
— RELATED: Dayton Interactive Radar - WHIO Doppler 7
RELATED: 5-Day Forecast
TONIGHT: Showers will continue tonight across the region. Some of the rain could be heavy at times, but the bigger concern is strong winds. Some areas could see winds gusting at more than 40 mph. Overnight temps will drop through the lower 50s and 40s. By daybreak, temperatures will be closer to the mid-40s.
TUESDAY: Rain showers are expected in the morning. Aside from that there will be a lot of clouds, gusty winds and falling temperatures. The high, near 50, will occur in the early morning hours, but temperatures will be in the 40s for most of the day. Temperatures around 5 p.m. will be in the upper 30s to lower 40s.
RELATED: County-by-County Weather
WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy skies and lower temperatures are on tap. Highs will reach the middle 30s.
THURSDAY: The cold sticks around, under partly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the lower 30s.
FRIDAY: More clouds return with highs only in the lower 30s. There is the chance for snowflakes, but the better chance looks to be Saturday.
SATURDAY: The chance for snow looks a bit better, under mostly cloudy skies. Highs will again be in the lower 30s.
Published: Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 2:19 AM
Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 9:16 AM
— UPDATE @ 8:45 a.m.:
The two children injured in a car crash involving an RTA and four other vehicles Tuesday remain in critical condition Saturday, according to a Dayton Children’s Hospital representative.
Emmanuel Caldwell, 6, and Eric Caldwell, 7, of Harrison Twp. were in the backseat of the bronze 1998 Cadillac Deville that struck an RTA bus causing a chain reaction into a parking lot of an Auto Zone on North Main Street, according to a crash report.
The driver of the Cadillac, David L. Gregory, 39, of Harrison Twp. was taken to Grandview Medical Center where his condition is not known.
He is suspected to have been under the influence of drugs and alcohol, the crash report stated.
Eric E. Caldwell, 32, of Harrison Twp. was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. His condition has yet to be released.
No one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt, the crash report stated.
Two children injured after a crash Tuesday afternoon involving four vehicles and an RTA bus have been on ventilators since the crash, and family said the next few days are critical to their survival.
The siblings, Emmanuel, 6, and Eric, 7, are best friends, according to family. The family said they've been told by doctors that Emmanuel, especially, may not survive.
Both children are being watched for fevers and additional swelling on the brain after they sustained "horrific" injuries.
“It breaks my heart, you know,” said Ryan Morgan, a police officer and the boys' uncle. "They're my nephews. I was there when both of them were born. I deal with this type of stuff all the time, but when it's your own family, it hits you especially hard."
Deputies said they believe the driver of the vehicle the boys were in was intoxicated at the time of the crash. Preliminary indicatations are that the two men in the Cadillac with the children are their father and uncle.
Both men remain hospitalized. Neither they nor the children were wearing safety belts, according to a traffic crash report.
The Cadillac struck an RTA bus, setting off a chain reaction crash that ended in the parking lot of an Auto Zone on North Main Street.
Published: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 5:14 AM
Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 10:21 AM
— Clouds will linger through the day with a few breaks possible late morning/early afternoon. Scattered showers may redevelop for the afternoon, according to Storm Center 7 meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. Some spots far north may see a light max initially, then change to rain. Temperatures will slowly climb into the lower 40s. Skies then begin to clear overnight and temperatures will fall back below freezing. Some isolated slick spots are possible with any damp roads from earlier precipitation.
Tomorrow: There will be sunny skies and it will be warmer with highs into the lower 50s.
Monday: Some morning sun will give way to more clouds through the day. There will be a chance for a few showers towards the evening. It will become breezy with highs in the lower 50s.
Tuesday: Cloudy skies are expected with a few rain or snow showers early. It will be mostly cloudy for most of the day. A few more rain/snow showers may return into the night. Highs will be in the lower 40s.
Published: Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 6:42 PM
From a mother of two who overcame a decade of being sex trafficked, to a young man just out of jail for what he hopes will be the last time, local people who have come out the other side of the opioid epidemic are telling their stories.
No two recovery stories are exactly alike, but for each of the people interviewed here substance abuse was a symptom of larger issues of trauma, isolation and loss. Although at various stages of recovery, each expressed a desire to help others find their way out of addiction hell. And that includes sharing their story publicly.
It used to be very rare to see someone step in front of their church congregation or civic organization — let alone television cameras — and tell their story of addiction and recovery, said Greg Delaney, a pastor and outreach coordinator for Woodhaven Recovery in Dayton.
But this month he shared his story of long-term recovery at the White House.
“The climate has changed,” he said. “The narrative has changed.”
FULL STORY: Local recovering addicts tell their stories
Published: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 8:02 AM
Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 8:38 AM
— A wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow will fall causing slick road conditions for Saint Patrick’s Day morning, according to StormCenter 7 meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs.
Roads will be icy especially on bridges and overpasses, so be sure to use caution during your commute.
A two vehicle injury accident was reported on West Dorothy Lane and Encrete Lane around 7:40 a.m. with heavy damage.
A van was found in a field with down power lines on 49 Gettysburg-Pitsburg Rd. in Arcanum around 7 a.m., according to scanner traffic. It is not known if road conditions were a cause of the accident.