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Middletown man indicted on sex charges involving a minor allegedly starting when she was 10

BUTLER COUNTY — A Middletown man charged in the fall with sex crimes has been indicted on additional crimes involving a minor. William L. Powell, 69, of the 1300 block of Oxford State Road, was arrested Sept. 20 by Trenton police and charged with two counts of rape and gross sexual imposition. On We


Miamisburg Police shooting: Accused Dayton teen cites ‘severe mental disease’

A Dayton teen wounded by police and facing charges stemming from a Miamisburg armed robbery has entered an insanity plea fewer than two weeks before his trial was scheduled to start.


Strong storm system to move through the Ohio valley Saturday

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Indianapolis IN 352 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019. INZ060>065-067>072-181100- Sullivan-Greene-Monroe-Brown-Bartholomew-Decatur-Knox-Daviess- Martin-Lawrence-Jackson-Jennings- Including the cities of Sullivan, Linton, Bloomfield, Bloomington, Nashville, Col


Middletown man accused of pulling large knife during robbery of headlights from auto parts store

A Middletown man was charged with two felonies after he allegedly pulled a knife on an AutoZone employee who was stopping him from stealing two headlights, according to police.


Inside the GM plant in Ohio where nooses and ‘whites-only’ signs hung

(CNN) — It took 14 months for the noose to show up. Fourteen months where Marcus Boyd says he endured racist comments, slights, even threats in a hostile workplace run by General Motors.


Life in prison for man who murdered two women in Butler County

HAMILTON, Ohio (WKRC) - A Butler County judge sentenced a man who killed two women and fired at deputies during a standoff, to life in prison without parole. Judge Keith Spaeth could have given James Garen a lesser sentence, but chose not to.


Police: Two young children in car’s back seat during apparent Middletown drug deal

Police believe two young children were in the back seat of a Cadillac when the driver made an apparent hand-to-hand drug transaction Jan. 7 in the 400 block of Crawford Street.


Northeast Ohio Weather: Winter Storm Watch starts tonight

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - You can expect some residual flurries or drizzle this morning as a system continue to track east of our area. A cloudy sky the remainder of the day and steady temperatures. The top story of course is the developing area of low pressure over the Texas Panhandle this morning.


Search on for Lebanon man who failed to show for sentencing

LEBANON — Warren County authorities are searching for a Lebanon man that became the subject of an arrest warrant a day after he failed to appear for his sentencing for aggravated possession of drugs.


Middletown neighbor confused when bullet comes through wall and breaks TV

A Middletown man said when he was cleaning his gun, it went off and the bullet damaged his television and his neighbor’s TV, according to a police report. Police were called Sunday night to an apartment in the 3100 block of Elman Drive. The resident told police she observed white chalk under her TV,


Ohio releases day 1 medical marijuana sales figures

Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program has released the sales figures for the states first day of medicinal marijuana sales. Four dispensaries across the state opened their doors, Wednesday, to registered patients and caregivers.


Police: More arrests possible in Middletown weekend home invasion

MIDDLETOWN — Middletown police said there may be more arrests after a Saturday night break-in. Sgt. Malcolm Tipton said police are still investigating the break-in in the 3100 block of Keays Avenue. Tipton said two people in the home were transported to Atrium Medical Center with minor injuries.


Woman facing charges connected to Dayton man’s shooting death

DAYTON — A Dayton woman was arrested on charges in connection to the shooting death of a man Sunday, according to Dayton police. Sheila Eddington, 43, was arrested on North Garland Avenue in Dayton after Shawn Reuber, 42, of Dayton was found shot in a car Jan. 13.


Driver killed while attempting to pass semi on US 127

DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A driver attempting to pass a semi-truck in Greenville was killed Thursday afternoon when he changed lanes and was hit head-on by another semi traveling in the opposite direction.


Man to be sentenced today for killing 2 women last summer before standoff with deputies

BUTLER COUNTY — A Middletown man will be sentenced today for killing two women last summer then turning the gun on himself after a standoff in Trenton. Geran, 45, pleaded guilty last month in Butler County Common Pleas Court to aggravated murder for shooting his girlfriend’s mother, Sharon McCleary,


Police hunt for Centerville porch pirate

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) - Centerville police are on the hunt for a porch pirate they believe targeted multiple homes. Police discovered the suspect's identity after posting it on Facebook. Now they're asking for more help, this time to find out where he's hiding.


Police need help to find two missing Ohio teens

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio (WTHR) — Ohio deputies are asking for help to locate two teen runaways. According to the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, 15-year-old Olivia Davidson and 15-year-old Kyla Walters ran away from Lewis Center overnight, WCMH reported.


Former grocery store site getting second look for new Monroe police facility

MONROE — A former grocery store on South Main Street is getting a second look at becoming the location for the new Monroe police facility. Last week, Monroe City Council gave a first reading for a resolution to approve a $49,000 contract for KZF Architects to provide schematic design services at the


Some Butler County agencies are worried about financing if the government shutdown continues

BUTLER COUNTY — Numerous Butler County agencies are trying to determine how to handle operations if the partial government shutdown affects their ability to acquire their usual funding from the federal government.


Hamilton streets to close for IceFest: Find out which ones

Some downtown Hamilton streets will close this week in preparation for the IceFest event that will happen Friday evening and Saturday. The free event, which is presented every two years and benefits the city of sculpture organization, happens from 4-10 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in