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Former Middletown athlete accused of leading local drug trafficking organization

Several years ago, Donte Holdbrook was a member of a Middletown High School football team who caught touchdown passes and a guard on the basketball team. Today, Holdbrook, 24, is in federal custody as the accused ringleader of a drug trafficking organization that supplied dealers with fentanyl and h

MYDAYTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 15:31:16

Fifth woman from similar background is missing from Middletown

Middletown police are continuing to look for Julie Kakaris, who told her father via phone messages that she was being held against her will. Officers were called to the residence of Kakaris' father on Tuesday afternoon on a report that she was possibly being held against her will at an apartment com

JOURNAL-NEWS - 2018-03-19 12:25:01

Man dies in crash outside Monroe

A man is dead after a crash on Ohio 63 west of Monroe this morning. Monroe Police say there was a single-vehicle accident on the highway at the Hollytree Drive intersection around 2:45 a.m. Sunday. No other information was available. Stay with FOX19 NOW as this story develops. A man is dead after a

FOX 19 - 2018-03-18 20:00:47

City Council responds to City Manager's buyout agreement

Tamaya Dennard, P.G. Sittenfeld, Greg Landsman, Wendell Young, and Chris Seelbach put out a statement saying they are not in favor of an increased buyout for the City Manager. (WKRC) CINCINNATI (WKRC) - After Mayor John Cranley and City Manager Harry Black announced on Saturday the city had reached

WKRC - 2018-03-18 16:31:27

Cincinnati weather: 5 inches of snow possible by Wednesday

Monday will be a nice warm day but don't get too comfortable, as the first day of spring approaches, so does snow. Cincinnati is expected to get two inches of snow overnight on Tuesday and up to three inches on Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, a low pressure system will move thr

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-03-19 11:44:51

She OD'd, so they packed her in ice. 'Your friends almost killed you.'

"Jane Doe" had a temperature of 81.1 degrees when she was wheeled into the emergency room. Her pulse registered 0, respiration 12, blood pressure 0 over 0 at 3:52 p.m. Aug. 15. "She also had ice packed in her underwear near her rectum for unclear reasons," the doctor dictated in the Lake Cumberland

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-03-18 15:39:42

'Brain Dead' Hamilton Toddler Dies, Dad Says; Babysitter Charged

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, OH - A 3-year-old Hamilton girl who was beaten and shaken to death allegedly at the hands of her babysitter has died, a local media outlet reported. Emergency responders found toddler Hanna Wesche unresponsive on the morning of March 8, the Butler County Sheriff's office said in a

PATCH - 2018-03-18 16:49:21

Fifth missing woman found safe; search continues for four others

Julie Kakaris, a Middletown woman who told a family member she was being held against her will, has been found safe, according to police. "She was found in Kentucky, but she is back now," said Maj. Scott Reeve this morning. Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the incident to de

JOURNAL-NEWS - 2018-03-19 14:48:31

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Middletown police looking for woman reportedly held against her will

Middletown police are looking for a woman who is missing and is possibly being held against her will. Officers were called to the residence of Julie Kakaris' father on Tuesday afternoon on a report that she was possibly being held against her will at an apartment complex. Paul Bilunka said he receiv


Man with 22 needles in a nearby bag appears to overdose in Middletown gas station parking lot

A Middletown man was issued a citation for disorderly conduct after apparently overdosing in the parking lot of gas station Tuesday. Officers and paramedics were dispatched to the BP Station on Ohio 122 about 11:50 a.m. on a report of a man passed out in a car. The man regained consciousness when of


BPD: 9 indicted after Blanchester drug ops targeting heroin, meth

McHenry BLANCHESTER - An ongoing narcotics investigation targeting suspects selling illegal drugs in Blanchester has resulted in indictments against nine people, Police Chief Scott Reinbolt announced Wednesday. Beginning in January 2017 and ending in autumn 2017, the Blanchester Police Department c


Careflight requested to crash with reported entrapment in Hamilton

Careflight has been requested to the a vehicle crash in the 4400 block of Layhigh Road in Hamilton Wednesday morning. The crash was dispatched around 6:40 a.m. with reports of entrapment, per initial reports. Reports also indicate the driver had to be extricated from the vehicle. We will continue t


Police investigate reported threat to crash plane into Badin High School

A small plane sits on the runway at Butler County Regional Airport as police investigate reported threats that someone was planning to fly a plane into Badin High School on Thursday morning. WHIO Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,


Baby sitter accused of abusing child indicted

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) - A baby sitter accused of abusing a 3-year-old Ohio girl whose family says the child was left brain dead has been indicted on charges of felonious assault and felony child endangering. A Butler County grand jury in Hamilton indicted Lindsay Partin on Thursday. Authorities have s

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Mayor: City Manager Harry Black made employees 'uncomfortable' with topless bar talk

After a night of dinner and drinking, City Manager Harry Black and members of the city's police department stopped at a topless bar during a taxpayer-funded trip to Denver in May 2016, sources tell WCPO. Black says he and other city employees simply mistook the topless bar for one of downtown Denver


1 flown to hospital from Butler County crash

A person hurt in a Butler County crash was flown to a hospital Wednesday morning. Deputies with the county sheriffs office and Morgan Township firefighters responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 4400 block of Layhigh Road in Hamilton at 6:30 a.m., a county dispatcher said. The person's condition

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Driver and passenger arrested on drug-related charges after traffic stop

A driver and passenger were arrested on several drug-related charges after their vehicle was stopped at 16th and California streets. Columbus Police Officer Skylar Berry stopped a vehicle for a minor violation at 11:20 p.m. Monday, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman. Berry id


Second Warren County 10-year-old charged with school threat

Another 10-year-old Warren County boy has been charged with making a threat against his school, the 10th case since the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., one month ago. The South Lebanon boy is accused of saying, "I'm going to kill someone" after being suspen