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Published: Sunday, December 31, 2017 @ 4:21 PM
Updated: Sunday, December 31, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
PIQUA — Two families will be displaced for the night after a fire damaged a duplex in Piqua Sunday afternoon.
The fire occurred in the 100 block of Cleveland Street in the Shawnee neighborhood of Piqua around 1 p.m. Sunday.
The fire was contained to a bedroom but did damage the structure. Damage was estimated around $20,000.
The occupants of the duplex were able to evacuate and no injuries were reported.
One family is receiving assistance from the Northern Miami Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. A second family will stay with family elsewhere.
Additional details were not available.
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 8:26 AM
DAYTON — Storm Center 7 Daybreak meteorologist Kirstie Zontini is scheduled to fly with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Wednesday afternoon.
Zontini will be meeting with the team early this afternoon and will be going through a training program to learn how the team’s F/A-18C Hornet aircraft perform and what she should expect during her flight.
Zontini is scheduled to fly with the team this afternoon around 4:30 p.m.Tweets by KZontiniWHIO
The Blue Angels are making their first appearance at the Vectren Dayton Air Show since 2014.
The fastest speed the team reaches during its performances is about 700 mph.
News Center 7 will bring you the behind the scenes look at the team and Zontini’s flight throughout the day Wednesday.
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 4:15 AM
Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 11:02 AM
— QUICK-LOOK FORECAST
Today: Another hot and humid day is expected. Highs will be in the lower to middle 80s but with the humidity, it’s going to feel more like the upper 80s, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar. The chance for showers and storms returns again this afternoon into the evening. These storms could give way to gusty winds and heavy downpours at times.
Tonight: Any showers and storms that remain this evening should fade away past sunset. Some fog is possible again overnight with temperatures dropping into the mid-60s.
Thursday: The chance for a few showers and storms returns. Highs will be near 80 degrees.
Friday: The best chance for rain moves in. Showers and storms are expected with highs in the lower 80s.
Saturday: More showers and storms are likely at times, though it won’t be an all-day rain event. Highs to start the weekend will be in the upper 70s to lower 80s.
Sunday: More dry time is expected, but there’s still a chance for showers and storms. Highs will be in the lower 80s.
Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 9:20 AM
Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 11:03 AM
DAYTON — The woman killed in a wrong-way crash Tuesday in downtown Dayton is 87-year-old Opal Clouse of Dayton, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.
Police were dispatched on a report of a crash with one person trapped near West Fifth and South Perry streets about 9 a.m.
According to a Dayton Police Department traffic incident report, a red Toyota Rav driven by Adrian Traylor, 67, was traveling west in the wrong direction on West Fifth. At the intersection of South Perry, Traylor’s vehicle crashed into Clouse’s silver Honda, sending her vehicle into a DP&L pole.
Clouse was pronounced dead at Miami Valley Hospital, according to the report. Traylor was not injured.
Police said excessive speed doesn’t appear to be a factor and it is not uncommon to see drivers travel the wrong way on Dayton’s one-way streets.
“With going the wrong way, there is no traffic device to tell you that you should be slowing down for a red light,” Lt. James Mullins said. “I’m sure the person was driving normal speeds and had the collision.”
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 10:21 AM
MIAMI TWP. — A Miami Twp. police officer who shot and killed a 33-year-old man in December 2017 will not face criminal charges, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.
PREVIOUS REPORT: Officer identified in fatal Miami Twp. officer-involved shooting
A Montgomery County grand jury returned a no true bill to criminal charges for Miami Twp. officer James McCarty, according to a report released Wednesday morning.
McCarty shot and killed Robert Edwards after officers were dispatched to Edwards’ home Dec. 20. on reports of a suicidal person.
Police said earlier Edwards confronted officers while holding a what appeared to be a handgun and refused to drop it after police gave him several commands.
The weapon Edwards was carrying was later found to be a pellet gun, investigators said.