Police shoot 2 men during break-in at Ohio farm store

Published: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 @ 1:41 PM
Updated: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 @ 1:41 PM

Authorities say two men involved in a break-in at a farm supply store have been shot by police.

The Akron Beacon Journal reports the shooting happened early Tuesday after a van backed into a police cruiser in the village of Lakemore, about 8 miles (13 kilometers) south of Akron. The names of the men and their medical conditions haven't been released.

Springfield Township police say an employee at a Tractor Supply Co. store reported hearing a merchandise alarm sound outside the store around 4:45 a.m. and then saw a man loading items into a van. Lakemore and Springfield Township police responded.

Authorities haven't said how many officers opened fire or which department they work for.

The shooting is being investigated by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

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Information from: Akron Beacon Journal, http://www.ohio.com

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Truck cab fire causes delays on NB I-75 in Miami County

Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 7:48 PM
Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 7:55 PM



Wende Gard / Contributed
(Wende Gard / Contributed)

UPDATE @ 7:55 p.m.

Traffic is moving but motorists should expect delays due to a truck cab fire this evening on northbound Interstate 75 between Ohio 571 and County Road 25A.

No one was reported injured in the fire dispatched sometime before 7:45 p.m.

(Wende Gard / Contributed)

FIRST REPORT

Northbound lanes on Interstate 75 are shut down tonight after a semi truck caught fire, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatch.

The incident was reported shortly before 7:45 p.m. at exit 69, near Tipp City.

Fire and EMS is on scene, but it’s not clear what led the vehicle to ignite.

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Boil advisory lifted for Franklin Twp.

Published: Friday, May 25, 2018 @ 5:57 PM
Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 9:50 PM

UPDATE @ 9:50 p.m. (May 26)

The Warren County Water and Sewer Department lifted a boil advisory Saturday morning for affected residents on Pekin Road and Honeytree Lane.

FIRST REPORT

A boil advisory has been issued for some residents of this Warren County township.

The affected areas include Pekin Road addresses 2895-3209 and all of Honeytree Lane. 

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Residents in these areas are advised to boil water for two minutes over the next 24 hours.

Anyone affected can call Warren County Water & Sewer for further details at (513) 695-1377. 

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All eyes on the Tropics and Alberto; remnants could reach Miami Valley

Published: Friday, May 25, 2018 @ 10:36 PM
Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 8:30 PM

Saturday evening update on Subtropical Storm Alberto

Alberto, the first named storm of the Atlantic Ocean season, is forecast to strengthen as it continues to move over the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center brings the system to strong tropical storm strength before making landfall somewhere along the Louisiana to Florida coastlines Monday afternoon, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said.

The forecast track then indicates the remnants of Alberto could influence the weather here on Wednesday and Thursday. The main threat for this area would be some decent rain; however, there could be a few storms as well, Collar said.

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It also is important to note that your WHIO Weather App may alert you if the Miami Valley is placed within the uncertainty cone issued by the National Hurricane Center sometime this weekend. If you get that alert, it doesn’t mean to expect a tropical storm … but that there is an increased possibility of some influence of the storm.

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Car fire shuts down Warren County highway for 2 hours

Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 9:06 PM


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State troopers are investigating a car fire late Saturday afternoon in Warren County that closed Ohio 63 for about two hours.

Dispatchers at the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Lebanon Post said the car was reported to be engulfed at 4:56 p.m. on Ohio 63 in front of the Warren Correctional Institution in Turtlecreek Twp.

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The driver of a Toyota SUV told troopers that he was struck by another car, according to the dispatcher. Troopers said that no one was injured.

The eastbound lane was reopened at 6:15 p.m. and troopers cleared the scene at 6:41 p.m.

No other information was available from the highway patrol.

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