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Reports of downed trees, wires follow afternoon storms

Published: Friday, May 19, 2017 @ 5:19 PM

This tree slammed into this house and car (far left) on Union Road in Moraine during the storm that hit the region on Friday afternoon, May 19, 2017. (Courtesy/Ron Boehringer)
This tree slammed into this house and car (far left) on Union Road in Moraine during the storm that hit the region on Friday afternoon, May 19, 2017. (Courtesy/Ron Boehringer)

The round of storms that passed through the region Friday afternoon led to knocked down trees and wires, but no reports of any injuries. 

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  • 5:30 p.m.: In Moraine, a large tree hit a house and car on Union Road. No one was injured, said Ron Boehringer, who sent in a photo to and News Center 7. He owns the house, he said.
  • 4:59 p.m.: In Moraine, at least one downed trees and wires were on Arbor Boulevard (Montgomery County). 
  • This tree brought down power lines on Arbor Boulevard in Moraine during the storm that hit the region Friday afternoon, May 19, 2017. (Kelsey Cano/Staff)
  • 4:52 p.m.: In Washington Twp., a tree was reported down on Sheehan Road and Dayton Lebanon Pike (Montgomery County). 
  • 4:42 p.m.: In the area of Brookville, wires reported down in the 9800 block of South Preble County Line Road (Montgomery County side of the line with Preble)

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Rain returns this week, flooding a concern

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 4:27 AM
Updated: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 11:01 AM

Warmer temperatures and more rain is expected this week in the Dayton area.

Clouds will give way to more sunshine this afternoon. It should be a nice looking day with highs in the middle 40s.

  • Rain returns tomorrow
  • More rain mid-week
  • Flooding possible the next few days

TONIGHT: Clouds return this evening and overnight tonight with rain arriving towards daybreak Monday. Temperatures overnight will be steady in the lower 40s.

MONDAY: Rain returns, and it could be heavy at times. While the chance for storms is not all that high, it can’t be ruled out. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s.

TUESDAY: More dry time is expected, but storms will be possible later in the evening. Highs will be near 70 degrees.

WEDNESDAY: Rain showers are expected with highs near 60 degrees.

THURSDAY: The chance for rain continues mainly south. Highs will be in the middle 40s. 

FRIDAY: The chance for rain returns again Friday. Highs will be in the middle 50s.

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Injury crash reported I-75 northbound in Dayton

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 12:18 PM

Crews have responded to an injury crash on Interstate 75 northbound near West Second Street.

The far left lane was shut down around 11:50 a.m. Sunday.

Traffic has slowed in the remaining lanes.

We are on the scene working to learn more.

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OVI crash overnight knocks over AT&T pole, closes part of road

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 10:10 AM

Wires Down Old Springfield Road

Old Springfield Road at Stillwater River is closed due to an OVI accident overnight. 

>>Eliminations and changes to RTA routes go into effect

The road between State Route 48 and Kley is closed after a vehicle hit an AT&T utility pole Sunday around 2 a.m., according to Butler Township Police.

According to police, AT&T is now at the scene. 

It’s not known if there were any injuries. 

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Smartphones and depression

Published: Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 6:10 PM

Smartphones and depression


A disturbing link between teens with smartphones, depression and even suicide.

RELATED: 10 tips to help you unplug from social media

A look at whether this alarming phenomenon is just a coincidence or a trend that needs urgent attention. 

News Center 7 shows you the small changes parents can make that may help kids better manage Monday beginning at 5 p.m. 

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