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Published: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 @ 9:23 AM
HARRISON TWP. — Deputies have blocked Wagner Ford Road in Harrison Twp. following a crash that knocked down a utility pole Tuesday morning.
LOCAL WEATHER: Bone-chilling temperatures continue through the week
Fire crews and medics responded to the area of Wagner Ford and Neff roads around 8:30 a.m. on initial reports of a crash with injuries.
The car went off the right side of the road, slammed into the pole, and took out a section of fencing at Willow View Cemetery.
It was unknown if the driver suffered any injuries or was transported to an area hospital.
A salt truck was requested to the scene but deputies did not say if the crash was weather-related.
No outages were reported as a result of the crash, according to a DP&L online outage map.
It was not known when Wagner Ford Road might reopen.
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 12:39 PM
XENIA — UPDATE @ 12:45 p.m.: A building support will have to be installed at the Greenwood Manor nursing home before the Rumpke trash truck lodged inside a wing of offices can be pulled out, Greene County building inspectors said.
No employees were in the wing when the truck crashed into the home, 711 Dayton Xenia Road, about 8:45 a.m.
A Rumpke official said the company and police are continuing to investigate the incident.
The trash truck driver was taken to Greene Memorial Hospital, where he was to be treated for non-life threatening injuries, Xenia police said.
A trash truck has crashed into a nursing home on Dayton Xenia Road in Xenia Thursday morning.
Fire crews were initially dispatched to the Greenwood Manor, 711 Dayton Xenia Road, around 8:45 a.m. on reports of a fire alarm from the building.
While crews were still responding, dispatchers said a trash truck had crashed into the building.
Initial reports indicate one person was injured in the crash and the wing where the crash occurred has been evacuated.
Additional details were not available.
We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more.
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 10:11 AM
BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek police are looking for the man who stole a $23,000 ring from Kay Jewelers at the Fairfield Commons Mall.
Officers responded to the mall around 4 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a theft.
Police said the thief took the ring out of an employee’s hand and ran out of the mall.
The man was wearing a blue plaid shirt, dark shorts, a grey Oakland Raiders hat.
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 12:41 PM
The city of Kettering plans to spend $624,000 to update and replace the police department’s current computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system (RMS).
City Manager Mark Schwieterman told City Council that the current Cisco system used by police for CAD and RMS is no longer supported and serviceable. He said the staff recommended the city enter into a contract with Spillman Technologies to replace both of those systems.
“The estimated cost is $624,000,” Schwieterman said. “At the end of the day, our computer-aided design system will be the same for both police and fire utilizing the Spillman system.”
Council voted unanimously to proceed with the upgrade, and that was good news to Police Chief Chip Protsman.
“It is a significant upgrade for us. As a matter of fact, we have had our CAD and RMS system since the 1980s,” he said. “This is also the system that is going to be used by both the police department and the fire department, which obviously is an advantage to us because our dispatch center does both police and fire.”
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 4:21 AM
Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 1:23 PM
— FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED UNTIL 12 A.M. FRIDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:
Darke, Shelby, Miami, Champaign, Clark, Madison, Franklin, Preble, Montgomery, Greene, Fayette, Pickaway, Fairfield, Butler, Warren, Clinton, Ross, Highland and Pike County in OH.
TODAY: Steady, heavy rain with a few storms likely today. Due to the amount of rainfall expected and saturated groud, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect until midnight. The evening commute may pose some problems with reduced visibility and ponding on the roads. Gusty winds are also possible within heavy downpours, but the overall the severe threat is quite low. Highs today will be in the lower 70s.
“Heavy downpours and gusty winds will be our biggest concern, but overall the severe threat is not very high”, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar.
Highs today will be in the upper 70s.
TONIGHT: Rain will taper, but a few lingering showers are possible overnight. Temperatures will drop into the middle to upper 60s.
FRIDAY: More showers and storms, some of which could be strong to severe, are likely, especially later in the afternoon into the evening hours. Highs peak near 80 degrees.
SATURDAY: A few lingering showers are expected, especially for the first part of the day. We should dry out later in the day with highs reaching the upper 70s.
SUNDAY: A mainly dry day with a stray shower or storm possible. Highs will be in the lower 80s.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies for the day with temperatures approaching the mid-80s.