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Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 3:23 PM
MIAMISBURG — A former Miamisburg Middle School teacher was indicted Tuesday on multiple charges for an alleged “sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student,” according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.
Jessica Langford, 32, of Centerville, is being charged with three counts of sexual battery and three counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.
During the last week of last school year, Langford “engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with a 14-year-old male student at the school,” prosecutors said.
“We became aware of a possible incident of misconduct during the last couple of days of the 2016-2017 school year. We immediately put her on paid administrative leave so we could investigate,” said Miamisburg Superintendent David Vail. “We were just informed today of the findings from the grand jury against this former employee. We will continue to work with the local authorities and the prosecutor with this case.”
Langford was hired in the Miamisburg district in 2006, records show.
Miamisburg City Schools records requested by this news outlet in the spring show the woman had a solid tenure in the district.
She was hired as a student-teacher in the fall of 2006 and was brought on full time in August 2008, serving nearly nine years at three schools while receiving good evaluations, records show.
“Her lesson plans are detailed and contain measurable objectives, teaching strategies and an evaluation plan for each day,” according to a 2012 review. “Professional reflection on the lessons observed was completed.”
One document indicates she “has high academic expectations for her students” and “the teacher makes the content comprehensible by making connection to past learning.”
Langford resigned from Miamisburg schools in late May amid sexual misconduct allegations, district records show. She was put on paid administrative leave the day Vail said the accusation came to light, district records show.
A report alleging sexual battery was filed that week with Miami Twp. police, records show.
The paid administrative leave letter indicates Langford would not be permitted “on any district property” during the school district’s investigation.
Her one-sentence resignation letter states the decision was for “personal and professional” reasons.
Published: Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 4:50 AM
Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 7:22 PM
The first part of your Sunday should be dry, but once again the chances for more showers and storms returns for the second half of the day, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar. Some of the storms towards evening could be strong to severe with the biggest concerns being strong winds and some heavy downpours. There is the chance that we could see some hail as well. Highs today will be in the lower 80s.
Tonight: Chance for a few showers and storms looks smaller, but still there. Eventual lows overnight will drop into the lower 60s.
Monday: Better chance for showers and storms returns. Highs will be in the upper 70s.
Tuesday: A few lingering showers, maybe a few storms are likely for the first part of your day. Highs will be in the lower 80s.
Wednesday: It looks like we finally dry things out on Wednesday under partly sunny skies. Highs again will be in the lower 80s.
Thursday: Mostly sunny skies for your day with highs in the lower 80s.
Friday: We push closer to the mid 80s with partly sunny skies.
Published: Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 3:36 PM
XENIA — Hundreds of motorcyclists and their families gathered at Kil-Kare Raceway for the 18th annual Blessing of the Bikes Sunday afternoon in Xenia.
Always held on the 3rd Sunday in May, the event raises money for veterans and charities, and tries to promote a positive image of motorcycling in the community.
Clergy pray for bikers who have the opportunity to have their motorcycles blessed during a ceremony for safe riding.
GreeneBucs, a local chapter of Ambucs, an organization dedicated to the mobility of children and people with disabilities, presented Amtrykes therapeutic tricycles to five children and two veterans before the ceremony.
In addition to raising money for charity, the event also promotes driver safety and teaches other drivers what they can do to avoid collisions with riders.
Lawrence Taylor, Blessing of the Bikes Chairman, says people have to understand that motorcycles are different and you have to adjust the way you drive.
"They are smaller, they are in your blind spots more often and they tend to come out of the middle of nowhere it seems," Taylor said. "If you look over your shoulder when you are changing lanes, you will be able to see them a lot faster."
Attendees enjoyed live music, sampled food from several vendors, received T-shirts, bandannas and door prizes.
Published: Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 5:27 PM
— What if you needed help right now, and emergency crews couldn’t find you?
News Center 7’s Jim Otte investigates why 911 dispatchers might not know where you are until it’s too late.
Published: Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 6:13 AM
Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 7:15 AM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 7:15 a.m.:
A 38-year-old man was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after police found him with a gunshot wound to the head in a home in Dayton, according to Sgt. Thomas Schloss of Dayton Police Department.
The man was found lying on the floor in the home on Brooklyn Avenue, Schloss said.
Homicide detectives were called out to investigate, said Schloss.
It’s not known how the man was shot and his identity was not released.
This is currently an ongoing investigation, according to Sgt. Spires of the Dayton Police Department.
Emergency crews are on scene of a shooting in Dayton.
The shooting occurred in the 200 block of Brooklyn Avenue around 5:50 a.m. Sunday, according to initial reports.
Police have the road between West Second Street and Edison Street blocked off with crime tape.