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Published: Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 8:06 PM
A New Castle, Indiana man was shot and killed by a New Castle police officer Sunday morning after he shot an officer in the chest, according to a New Castle police release.
Jared Burke, 24, of New Castle, was reportedly breaking into cars in the area of K Avenue and Columbus Street when officers responded around 4:13 a.m.
According to New Castle police, Burke refused to stop when officers arrived and attempted to flee on a bicycle.
Officers then released a police K-9 that apprehended Burke just before he pulled out a handgun and fired a close-range shot into an officer's chest.
The injured officer then shot Burke who was later pronounced dead at Henry Community Health Hospital.
Police said the injured officer, wearing a protective vest, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at the same hospital. His identity has yet to be released.
Published: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 3:30 AM
DAYTON — Police crews and a medic are en route to a reported shooting in the 110 block of Brown Street in Dayton, Montgomery County Regional Dispatch confirmed.
The shooting was reported at approximately 2:59 a.m. Saturday.
Scanner reports indicated there has been at least one victim, injuries unknown.
We are on our way to the scene and will update this story as more details become available.
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Published: Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 2:04 AM
BUTLER COUNTY — An OVI checkpoint will be held in Fairfield Saturday night by the Butler County OVI Task Force.
The checkpoint will be conducted in the northbound lane of US 127 at Pleasant Avenue and Symmes Road from 11 p.m. to no later than 3 a.m.
Checkpoints and saturation patrols are continuing efforts by the task force to reduce OVI related crashes resulting in injuries and fatalities.
Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 10:19 PM
Updated: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 11:00 PM
SPRINGFIELD — UPDATE @ 11 p.m.
Alcohol may have been a factor in a three-vehicle crash Friday night that sent four people to area hospitals.
The impact of the crash around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street forced a red car and silver SUV off the roadway and into a McDonald’s parking lot.
According to witnesses, the driver of the red car pulled out of KFC and in front of a white pickup truck, which then struck it. The car then hit the SUV.
The driver of a red car was taken to Miami Valley Hospital in serious condition. Two passengers in the red car and the pickup driver were taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
A woman and her children inside the SUV were not hurt, she said.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Division.
Multiple injuries were reported tonight in a three-vehicle crash on East Main Street.
The crash was reported around 9:10 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Main Street in front of McDonald’s and KFC.
Main Street is down to one lane going eastbound, with the westbound lanes blocked.
There were crash victims taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center, but their names and the severity of injuries was not immediately available.
Published: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 2:55 PM
Updated: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 2:49 PM
WAYNE COUNTY, Indiana — Richmond Police and federal agents are searching for two possibly armed men who eluded them after a chase Friday afternoon on the north side of the Middlefork Reservoir area in Richmond, Indiana.
The Wayne County 9-1-1 Center sent out two tweets alerting residents in the area to the manhunt. Reports are the two men are wanted on child molestation charges.
A man living in the area who contacted our newsroom said he and other residents were told by Richmond Police to stay indoors. The man added police suggested contacting them for an escort if you needed to go outside to get in to your vehicle.
The man told our newsroom a boat and a drone appeared to being used in the search.
According to emergency dispatch the suspect eluded police during a foot chase and is now at large. Indiana University East issued an alert Friday stating their campus was on lockdown. The campus was later closed for the day as the manhunt continued.