Las Vegas shooting: Dispatch traffic from first responders released

Published: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 @ 8:17 AM

Watch and listen to Las Vegas scanner traffic as events unfolded late Sunday night after a gunman opened fire on more than 20,000 people at a country music festival near the Madalay Bay Hotel. Video courtesy of CNN.

Emergency dispatch traffic from the moments just after shots were fired during a Las Vegas country concert Sunday night has been released.

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The scanner traffic includes from the time shots were fired until police find the suspect down inside his hotel room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel.

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Suspect in custody for Miller Lane restaurant break-in

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 8:40 AM
Updated: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 3:24 PM

SCENES: Break-in at Amar India Restaurant on Miller Lane

UPDATE @ 3:15 p.m.:

A suspect is in custody for a break-in at Amar India on Miller Lane, according to a press release from the Butler Township Police Department.

Mark A. Lairmore, 49, of Dayton, was taken into custody after a Vandalia police officer noticed him walking on North Dixie Drive on Monday, according to the release.

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The officer reportedly noted that Lairmore matched the suspect’s description and stopped him.

When Butler Township police responded, they were able to identify Lairmore as the suspect from the break-in, read the release.

Lairmore reportedly had stolen property from the break-in on him. 

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The case will be presented to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office for charges, according to the release.

Officers from Vandalia and Huber Heights police department assisted Butler Township police in the search.


A break-in at Amar India on Miller Lane is under investigation this morning.

The incident was reported at the business, 7070 Miller Lane, sometime before 8:30 a.m.



According to investigators, they are looking for a man in connection to the case.

The front door of the business was busted out when police arrived this morning.

We’re working to learn whether anything was taken from the business.

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U.S. government opens investigation into Good Samaritan Hospital closure

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 3:59 PM
Updated: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 3:59 PM

            Premier Health has announced that Good Samaritan Hospital will close. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
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Premier Health has announced that Good Samaritan Hospital will close. TY GREENLEES / STAFF(Ty Greenlees)

The federal government has opened an investigation into whether the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital will have a disparate impact on African American residents, according to the legal team of the clergy who filed the civil rights complaint.

The Good Samaritan Hospital emergency room at 2222 Philadelphia Drive is set to close noon Thursday and the final close date is 12:01 a.m. July 23. The group of clergy, which have organized as Clergy Community Coalition, filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights in May arguing that the closure will “have a discriminatory and separate adverse impact on African Americans and women” in violation of the Civil Rights Act and under the Affordable Care Act.

The Dayton-area residents for whom Good Samaritan is the closest hospital are 75 percent African American, according to the complaint. The total population of the counties Premier Health serves is 12.5 percent African American. At a Monday press conference, Ellis Jacobs, an attorney for Advocates for Legal Equality, which represents the clergy, said closing the facility will create a “health care desert.”

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As of press time, the U.S. Department of Health and Human services had not confirmed the status of the investigation. Jacobs said HHS expedited the investigation after Premier Health went from saying it would close no later than Aug. 29 to having a final July 23 closing date.

The clergy are asking Premier to keep Good Samaritan open for the duration of the federal investigation. Premier has already closed down several of the major medical units at the hospital.

“Premier, will you be a good citizen and commit to not closing, demolishing or disabling Good Samaritan Hospital until this investigation and any other legal action is complete? They should be prepared to answer that question today,” Jacobs said.

Premier Health Spokesman Ben Sutherly said the Good Samaritan emergency department is still scheduled to close at noon Thursday, and the hospital is scheduled to close at 12:01 a.m. Monday. The network can’t comment on the complaint, he said.

Premier has previously said the hospital is operating at half capacity and many of the same services are available five miles away at Miami Valley Hospital.

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The Clergy Community Coalition still aims to keep the hospital open. Rockney Carter, president of the organization, called the expedition of the investigation a “monumental victory.”

“It’s a wonderful day for the city of Dayton,” Carter said. “It’s a miraculous day for the city of Dayton.”

Expedited investigations are unusual, according to Jacobs, and it isn’t clear how long the investigation will take.

“I asked the investigator and he said, ‘this is so unusual, I can’t tell you how quickly we’ll be able to proceed,’” Jacobs said.

The closure of Good Samaritan hospital will affect West Dayton in several ways, Jacobs said. It will remove a maternity ward from the area with the highest infant mortality rate in Montgomery County, make it more difficult for people in the area with chronic illnesses to see doctors and lengthen rides to emergency rooms.

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WHIO Radio and K99.1FM nominated for Marconi awards

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 2:17 PM

Two local radio stations have been nominated for the prestigious Marconi Radio Awards. 

AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO was nominated for legendary station of the year and K99.1FM (WHKO-FM) was nominated for medium market station of the year.

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The winners will be crowned in Orlando on Sept. 27. The National Association of Broadcasters announced all of the finalists on Monday. 

Listen Live: AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO

The radio stations and personalities that will be honored in September have been selected by the National Association of Broadcasters award selection academy. The academy is made up of general managers, program directors, owners and radio executives from across the country. 

Listen Live: K99.1FM

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Passing storms expected through the evening

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 3:08 AM
Updated: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

Showers and thunderstorms are expected for our Monday, but a much drier change is on the way.
    • Scattered storms to taper off after dark
    • Cooler, less humid air arrives for midweek
    • Unsettled weather returning for the coming weekend

>>WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

This evening: Expect passing showers and storms. A few may contain gusty winds and brief heavy rainfall. Temperatures will be in the 80s but fall into the 70s where rainfall occurs.

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5-day forecast with Meteorologist Jesse Maag

>>Five-Day Forecast

TONIGHT: Any lingering showers will taper off with clouds breaking. Temperatures and humidity will drop with lows in the upper 60s by morning.

>>County-by-County Weather 


TUESDAY: Skies will become mostly sunny. It will be warm but less humid with highs in the middle 80s.


WEDNESDAY: Lots of sunshine is expected with much less humidity. Highs will top out near 80 degrees.


THURSDAY: Expect another nice day under mostly sunny skies. Highs will rebound back into the middle 80s.


FRIDAY: Clouds will be on the increase with a chance for scattered showers and storms developing by afternoon. The humidity will also be on the rise with highs in the middle 80s. 

SATURDAY: Numerous showers and storms are expected, especially in the afternoon hours. Highs will be in the lower 80s.

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