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This week on WHIO Reports: The Dayton/Miami Valley Economy

Published: Sunday, December 31, 2018 @ 8:14 AM

WHIO Reports Dayton Economy Dec 31 2017

This edition of WHIO Reports will focus on examining the Dayton economy. In the post-recession world we’ve been through a lot such as job losses, company shakeups and then a comeback. It’s been a slow and steady return to the new normal. We look at what we’ve accomplished in 2017 and what’s coming in the future.

>>RELATED: Need a job? Best time to find one in a decade in Dayton area, report shows

Guests Include: Phil Parker, President/CEO, Dayton Chamber of Commerce; Kelly Geers, Workforce Development Director, Earn to Learn and Scott Murphy, Vice President for Economic Development, Downtown Dayton Partnership. 

WHIO Reports airs at 11:30 a.m. on December 31, 2017

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UPDATE: Ambulance involved in crash with 6 injuries

Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 4:00 PM
Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 4:19 PM

UPDATE @ 4:19 p.m.

Up to six patients have been removed from this two-vehicle crash scene. Four people were flown from the scene to hospitals, according to emergency dispatchers.

There was a truck and a private transport ambulance involved.

We’re chasing reports there may have been a fatality.

U.S. 36 is closed between South Ludlow Road and Ohio 559.


A serious crash is reported in Champaign County. 

Multiple medics are on scene for a serious crash with multiple injuries at South Parkview Road and U.S. 36 in the area of Mechanicsburg.

The crash happened at 3:22 p.m. Wednesday.

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Man walked past mother as she died on floor, police say

Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

Police: Man Walked Past Mother as She Died on Floor

A North Carolina man has been arrested after police said he walked past his mother as she laid on the floor dying. 

Eric Paul Brunner was charged with second-degree murder and abuse of an elder with serious injury, WRAL reported.

Police said that Brunner’s 74-year-old mother, Cynthia Braverman Brunner, fell down the steps at least a day before he called 911. 

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Paramedics found the woman dead at the bottom of a staircase, lying in vomit and naked from the waist down, WRAL reported.

Brunner told police that she had fallen at least a day before the Feb. 19 emergency call and that he didn’t try to help her.

He was his mother’s caretaker, Raleigh’s News and Observer reported.

“Based on his statements that she was moving or ‘squirming,’ it is believed that she was alive for some time after falling,” police said in the search warrant application, WRAL reported. “Mr. Brunner admitted to investigators that his mother was alive and made attempts to communicate with him for some time after falling, however, he willfully failed to assist her. He further admitted that he knew his inaction would likely lead to her death and that he wanted her to die.”

Brunner told police that he thought that after she died, he’d be able to access $30,000 in her bank accounts, WRAL reported

The News and Observer reported, however, that Brunner already had control of at least part of her money and handled her finances. 

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Man asks for cigarettes at Middletown gas station, then shows gun

Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

A man walked into Speedway on Roosevelt Boulevard last weekend and asked for 11 packs of cigarettes.

When the clerk handed the man the packs, he showed a gun that was in his waistband and left the store in an unknown direction, according to a Middletown police report.

A deputy from the Butler County Sheriff’s Office responded with his K-9 partner.

The track was lost a few streets away, according to the report.


Prosecutor: Mason dad abused ‘fussy’ infant

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Could skeletal remains found in home’s basement solve missing woman’s case from 1966?

Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 4:17 PM

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A cold case could soon be solved if the skeletal remains found in the basement of a Long Island home turn out to be the woman who has been missing since 1966.

Police recently reviewed the case of Louise Pietrewicz, after The Suffolk Times published a special report in October that brought the case back into view. 

Pietrewicz disappeared more than half a century ago, WPIX reported. At the time she was in a relationship with William Boken, a police officer in the area. She had recently left her husband, who was accused of physically and mentally abusing her, the Times reported, and had started seeing Boken, who was married at the time. 

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In October 1966, Pietrewicz took more than $1,000 from her bank account, and closed it. The next day, she “disappeared in the company of a man friend,” a court document filed 10 years later stated. Pietrewicz left behind an 11-year-old daughter, the Times reported.

Boken died in the 1980s, but his former wife told police investigating Pietrewicz’s case that there was a body buried in a burlap bag in the basement of the Bokens’ former home, WPIX reported

The house was searched in 2013, but nothing was found. 

Last week, spurred on by the paper’s report, another search of the home was conducted. After Suffolk County police homicide detectives, along with Southold Police, used ground-penetrating sonar, they found skeletal remains in the home, WPIX reported. The remains have been taken to the medical examiner’s office to determine whose remains they are and to find a cause of death.

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