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Published: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 7:31 PM
Updated: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 9:00 PM
MONROE — UPDATE @ 9 p.m.
It took nearly 2½ hours tonight to free a truck driver from the wreckage after a crash in Monroe.
A Monroe police sergeant said the driver was extricated about 8:50 p.m. The crash was reported shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of Todhunter Road near Ohio 4. The driver, whose name, age and condition were not available, was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
A second occupant was taken to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown. His name, age and condition also were not released.
Todhunter Road was closed temporarily, and residents reported power outages.
The truck in the single-vehicle crash is described as more like a box truck than a semi as previously reported, police said. During the crash, the truck struck a utility pole and Duke Energy crews responded to the scene, police said.
Two people were injured this evening when a semi overturned in Monroe.
A CareFlight medical helicopter was called to the crash was reported shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of Todhunter Road. According to initial reports, there were two people trapped.
No other vehicles were involved, according to Monroe Police Department dispatch.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 11:15 AM
Updated: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 6:57 AM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 6:45 a.m. (Jan. 19):
Four people remain in Montgomery County Jail in connection to a SWAT standoff in Dayton Thursday.
Around noon Thursday, Justin D. Simmons, 23, was taken into custody for aggravated burglary; inducing panic; and various warrants for traffic and parole violations, according to the jail website.
Also arrested with him were Nichole Floyd, 22, for inducing panic; Eric Simmons, 24, for inducing panic; and Jordan L. Simmons, 23, for inducing panic and parole violation, according to the jail website.
Police were called to the home for a suspicious vehicle believed to have been involved in a burglary on Valerie Arms Drive.
Police had a search warrant for the apartment on Elsmere Avenue.
UPDATE @ 4:22 p.m. (Jan. 18):
Dayton police said they believe a Facebook Live video posted during the standoff involved the people they were trying to get to come out of the Elsmere Avenue home.
In the video you see the suspects walking throughout the home and you can hear police banging on the door, asking the suspects to come out.
“You’re ordered to leave the apartment now; come out the front door with your hands up,” hostage negotiators said, at one point using a bull horn.
“Told you, we’re not leaving,” one suspect said during the Facebook Live.
The names of the suspects have not been released.
UPDATE @ 12:55 p.m. (Jan. 18):
Four people have been detained following a SWAT standoff on Elsmere Avenue in Dayton, police said.
The standoff stems from a robbery at an apartment, where a gun was used, officers said.
The girlfriend of the suspect came to the scene and was able to verify the suspect was in the apartment, police said.
UPDATE @ 11:35 a.m. (Jan. 18):
Four people have been placed in handcuffs following a SWAT situation at an apartment on Elsmere Avenue in Dayton, according to our crew on the scene.
Additional details about the standoff are not available.
During the standoff, at least one of the people inside the apartment was broadcasting on Facebook Live, according to Dayton police scanner traffic.
We’re working to learn more about police activity at an apartment building on Elsmere Avenue in Dayton Thursday morning.
Multiple Dayton police officers and SWAT members have responded to the 1900 block of Elsmere Avenue and have surrounded the building, according to our crew on the scene.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 6:27 AM
Updated: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 5:02 AM
DAYTON — 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:
Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 6:13 AM
TURKEY — A plane that skidded off a runway in Turkey and stopped on the side of a slope has been removed with a large crane.
The plane overshot the runway while landing at the Trabzon Airport Jan. 13. The plane’s nose came with a few feet of the Black Sea.
The 168 passengers and crew on board were evacuated. No one was injured.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 3:51 AM
DAYTON — A car was destroyed and a driver escaped serious injury following a crash in Dayton early Friday morning.
Police said the car crashed into an RTA pole in the 900 block of South Smithville Road around 3 a.m. The driver was found at the Speedway about a block away from the crash scene.
The driver was taken to Montgomery County Jail on outstanding warrants. He was cited for failure to control, police said.
Police said the driver doesn’t own the car, but they are trying to determine who does.