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More than a decade ago, Middletown development stalled. Now, these big projects are changing downtown.

MIDDLETOWN — More than a decade ago, there was little activity in downtown Middletown. While the city has endured negative publicity because to the opioid epidemic, Middletown continues to rebound through proactive efforts in dealing with opioids as well as seeing a number of new businesses open dow


Judge: Middletown man’s statements to police will be part of trial on charges of rape involving a minor

BUTLER COUNTY — Attorneys for a Middletown man accused of sexually assaulting a girl for years while he was living in a neighboring city wanted statements he made to police thrown out at trial, but a judge overruled that motion Thursday.


Franklin Police release photos of suspect in bank robbery

FRANKLIN, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Franklin Police is looking for a man they say robbed a bank Friday afternoon. Police released surveillance photos of the suspect who they described as a white, middle-aged man. The robbery happened on Friday, March 22 around 3:50 p.m. at the Union Savings Bank on East Se


UPDATE: Missing North Carolina couple that hitchhiked to Middletown went to son’s home

An older couple reported missing from North Carolina traveled to Middletown to the home of their son, Middletown police say. — Ethel Mae Puckett, 62, and Leroy Puckett, 72, left Orange County, N.C. on Wednesday, and family members were concerned for their welfare. A Silver Alert was issued by offici


Crash in Liberty Twp. sends 4 to hospital, road reopens

LIBERTY TWP., Ohio (WYTV) - A serious crash briefly stalled traffic in Liberty Township Saturday afternoon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a car pulled out of Crew Hood Road, cutting off a driver on Belmont Avenue. The crash happened around 1 p.m.


Officials warned of ‘accident waiting to happen’ before Butler County fatal rest stop crash

BUTLER COUNTY — The death of a popular Trenton restaurant owner shows the dangers of over-crowded rest areas, a common occurrence with the increase in registered trucks and growing number of miles traveled, officials said.


American soldier killed in Afghanistan was Ohio native

KABUL, Afghanistan - One of the two American service members who were killed during an operation in Afghanistan on Friday was an Ohio native. 10TV confirmed with family Saturday morning that Joseph Collette was in the army as an SPC ranked "specialist" at Dover AFB in Delaware. Collette served as an


Ohio man charged with assault after catching alleged child molester in the act

EASTLAKE, Ohio (WTHR) - An Ohio man is facing felony assault charges for allegedly attacking a teenager he caught molesting a young boy. According to WKYC-TV, police were called to a home near Cleveland Thursday for a report of an assault. Police arrested 20-year-old Richard Adams for felonious assa


MUGSHOTS: US Marshals announce this week's most-wanted fugitives in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The United States Marshals Service has announced a new list of top-wanted fugitives in central Ohio. These four individuals are wanted on various charges, including violating the terms of pre-trial release, violating parole, rape, and violating probation. Anyone with informat


Trotwood star Davis on state title: ‘When that final buzzer sounded, it was straight tears’

COLUMBUS — Rocky Rockhold is forever telling his Trotwood-Madison boys basketball team four specific words: “Be who we are.”. The Rams stayed with that directive in the final minutes of Saturday’s thrilling battle with Columbus South. And who are the Rams now? The Ohio High School Athletic Associati


Four hurt in two-vehicle Liberty mishap

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Warren Post is investigating a two-vehicle crash in which four people were injured about 1 p.m. Saturday on state Route 193 at Crew Hood Road in Liberty Township.


State department hiring for hundreds of positions to work throughout Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Watercraft is looking to hire. Across Ohio, it employs more than 700 permanent full- and part-time staff and hires more than 700 seasonal staff each year, according to Lori Jennings, assistant park manager for ODNR’s Division of Parks an


5 Dayton Area Foreclosures Selling For Cheap

DAYTON, OH — Don't have a lot to spend, but still hoping to buy a home nearby? . A tour of the most recently foreclosed properties in the Dayton area might be just the place to start!


Oxford family home destroyed in fire

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -A fire broke out at a family home in Oxford Saturday morning while the family was asleep, said the Oxford Police Department. Police say it happened on the 100 block of Lantern Ridge Road at 7:36 a.m.

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Critics target Lebanon school leader after student suspension

LEBANON — The handling of a protest involving Bible verses and the Lebanon High School’s Gay Straight Alliance has drawn criticism from some people, including calls to sever ties with the schools superintendent.


Puppy who had legs, tailed severed in train accident has recovered and is available for adoption

Trooper the puppy has been through a lot but is now healthy and ready to find a home. Earlier this month, Trooper was involved in a train accident in Hamilton, Ohio. The 3-month-old puppy ruptured his left eye and had his hind legs and tail severed.


No one injured in car fire in Riverside

RIVERSIDE — UPDATE @ 12:35 p.m.:. No one was injured from a car fire Saturday afternoon in the 2200 block of Valley Pike, according to a Riverside police officer. — >>3 people safe after fully engulfed Dayton house fire.


A Franklin strip club manager admitted to selling drugs. Are the owners liable for that?

A Warren County judge will determine if a corporation that owns New York, New York Cabaret in Franklin has any criminal liability for felony charges stemming from a local and state investigation that started in December 2016.


Court docs: Franklin boy made other threats before alleged bomb threat Thursday

LEBANON — A Franklin teen who allegedly made bomb threats at Franklin Junior High School on Thursday had also threatened to “blow up a Springboro school” according to arrest records from Warren County Juvenile Court.


Men find fridge full of beer while cleaning up after flood

Butler County, NE (KTAL/KMSS) - Butler County, NE (KTAL/KMSS) - It's kind of like finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Two Nebraska men find a fridge full of beer during the clean-up process.