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Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 3:59 PM
Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 5:10 PM
FAIRFIELD — UPDATE @ 5:09 p.m.:
Dixie Highway has now re-opened. The accident remains under investigation.
UPDATE @ 4:57 p.m.:
A black Dodge Avenger was traveling southbound on Dixie Highway when a black Toyota Celica attempted to turn north from a private driveway when the accident occurred.
Police Officer Doug Day said it’s uncertain which vehicle is at fault as the crash, which occurred at 3:23 p.m. today, is still under investigation.
The driver of the Toyota was flown to University Hospital in Cincinnati by medical helicopter and the driver of the Dodge was transported to Mercy Hospital-Fairfield by ambulance.
Injuries and the identities of the two motorists are unknown at this time, but Day confirmed the person flown to the hospital is a male. There were no other occupants in either vehicle, Day said.
Traffic is still blocked at the accident site and motorists are advised to find an alternate route.
UPDATE @ 4:46 p.m.:
City officials confirm there are two vehicles involved in the crash, and one person was taken to University Hospital in Cincinnati by medical helicopter.
UPDATE @ 4:15 p.m.:
A medical helicopter has landed on Dixie Highway in Fairfield.
Emergency crews are in the process of extricating one person from a multi-vehicle crash.
City officials say they don’t know how long the road will be shut down.
To go around the accident:
A medical helicopter has been dispatched to the 7300 block of Dixie Highway following a multi-vehicle crash.
Dispatchers say the road has been closed in both directions in front of Tri-County Assembly of God and there is a person trapped in one of the vehicles.
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The accident happened at 3:23 p.m.
Multiple jurisdictions have responded from Butler and Hamilton counties.
Published: Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 2:19 AM
Updated: Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 2:19 AM
TORONTO — One person was killed and the suspect is dead after a gunman shot 14 people in Toronto’s Greektown neighborhood Sunday, police said. A child was among the injured, police said.
The Latest: 1 victim dead after man shoots 14 in Toronto. https://t.co/INIevyyU4c— The Associated Press (@AP) July 23, 2018
Here are the latest updates:
Update 2:01 a.m. EDT July 23: Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders said the child in critical condition is an 8- or 9-year-old girl, the Washington Post reported. He described the victim who was killed as a “young lady,” according to The Associated Press.
No further information about the condition of the victims was immediately available.
Saunders said the shooter used a handgun in the rampage and was killed after exchanging gunfire with officers. The shooting did not appear to be random, Saunders said.
One witness, John Tulloch, said he heard as many as 30 gunshots, the AP reported.
A video circulating on Twitter appeared to capture the sound of gunfire.
>> Click here to watch (WARNING: Viewer discretion advised.)
My evening was nice until I heard shooting right out of my place on the danforth. So scary!! The gun violence in Toronto is crazy. pic.twitter.com/eNHLlUlp6r— n💫 (@nsxoxoii) July 23, 2018
Update 1:06 a.m. EDT July 23: The child who was shot, a young girl, is currently in critical condition, according to Toronto police.
One city official, Councillor Paula Fletcher, said the shooting was not gang-related. Fletcher and Councillor Mary Fragedakis also said the gunman was emotionally disturbed.
Toronto Police Chief Saunders has updated media from scene. 14 victims were shot with a handgun. 1 female adult has died. 1 young girl in critical condition. Suspect is dead (not included in 14 victim total) Witnesses call 416-808-2222 Anonymous tips 1-800-222-8477 #GO1341286 ^sm— Toronto Police (@TorontoPolice) July 23, 2018
Published: Sunday, July 22, 2018 @ 3:21 PM
EAST HANOVER, N.J. — Some Ritz products are being voluntarily recalled due to the potential presence of salmonella.
Mondelez Global LLC announced the voluntary recall in the United States, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Saturday.
The affected products are some Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits products. According to a news release, the products contain whey powder as an ingredient, and the whey powder supplier has recalled the ingredient due to potential salmonella.
Salmonella infection can lead to death for young children, frail people, elderly people and others with weakened immune systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms of infection include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.
The specific products under recall are below. Images and UPC numbers of specific products are at the Mondelez International website.
Customers with the impacted products should discard the products. There have been no illnesses reported to the company related to the recalled products.
Published: Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 3:05 AM
TODAY: Lots of clouds around this morning with a stray shower possible and temperatures rising out of the 60s. Some isolated areas of fog are also possible.
“The Miami Valley is still under the influence of a low pressure system to our south, so a few hit or miss showers are likely today, mainly in the afternoon”, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs.
It will be a cooler than normal afternoon in the upper 70s, but still quite muggy. Chance for showers diminish tonight, but clouds linger. Staying mild and muggy with lows in the middle 60s and the possibility of a few areas of patchy fog redeveloping.
TOMORROW: Tuesday will be very similar to Monday with mostly cloudy skies and the slight chance for a few passing showers, mainly in the afternoon. Highs for the day around 80 degrees and muggy.
WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy skies with the slight chance of a passing shower again, especially east. A few rumbles of thunder are also a possibility with any shower. Highs for the day reach into the lower 80s and still muggy.
THURSDAY: Sun and some clouds for the day, a bit warmer and muggy with highs in the middle 80s. An approaching cold front may bring a few showers or storms later in the day.
FRIDAY: Partly sunny and warm with lowering humidity. Highs peak around 80 degrees.
Published: Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 5:08 AM
XENIA — We are responding to a report of a house fire on Omard Drive in Xenia.