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Ohio man convicted of killing 2 women gets life sentence

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting two women before shooting himself after a police standoff has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility for parole.


More severe winter weather will pound Butler County this weekend. What crews are doing to prepare.

BUTLER COUNTY — Road crews in Butler County won’t have much time to rest after last weekend’s substantial snowfall. Another winter storm — accompanied by frigid temperatures — is predicted for this weekend with a chance of rain, sleet and snow expected today through Tuesday, according to the Nationa


Wet-to-icy mix to arrive in Tri-State before noon Saturday

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Yet another wet-to-icy mix of precipitation will arrive in most of the region before noon Saturday. Locations from Connersville, IN through Oxford and Middletown to Wilmington, OH will be cold enough for the precipitation to be all snow with some accumulation and slick drivi

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Driver who injured a Hamilton County deputy in a hit-and-run sentenced

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The driver who hit a Hamilton County sheriff's deputy, critically injuring him, and then left the scene was sentenced Friday. Judge Jody Luebbers sentenced Daniel Reynolds to 18 months.


City of Lima looking to get involved with "Drive Ohio" initiative

Ohio is emerging as one of the leaders in "smart mobility" and the City of Lima wants to be a part of it. A new initiative called "Drive Ohio" is getting the Buckeye State ready for autonomous and connected transportation. The program supported by the Ohio Department of Transportation is hoping to w


UPDATE: Dozens displaced by Budget Inn fire staying at Hamilton YMCA

The fire that displaced 50 to 60 people from the Budget Inn on Dixie Highway in Fairfield was an electrical short circuit in the building’s primary electric feed, but what caused that short circuit will need to be determined by an electrician, said Fairfield Fire Chief Don Bennett.


MIKE LOPRESTI: Hoosier-packed rivals prepare to do battle

Here comes something called Basketball Day Indiana, and did you realize there are two of them this year?. Maybe you’ve heard of the official annual one on Jan. 19, when Fox Sports Indiana splatters the day with games, from high schoolers in Bankers Life Fieldhouse, to Indiana at Purdue, to St. John’


Butler County Sheriff: Threat that caused school lockdown not directed at school

HAMILTON, Ohio (WKRC) - The Butler County Sheriff's Office said a threat made on social media Monday that caused a Hamilton area school to go on lockdown was directed at two students, not the school itself.


Ohio snow emergencies explained

(WTVG) - There's a pretty big storm on the way this weekend, set to blanket the northwest Ohio region with several inches of snow. That accumulation, plus freezing temperatures and high winds are going to wreak havoc on roadways, forcing many communities to declare snow emergencies for their town or


Domestic violence investigation leads to drug arrest

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department deputies were called to a residence in the 24000 block of Stipps Hill Road in Salt Creek Township to investigate a domestic disturbance Jan. 10, according to a news release.


What does the coming winter storm mean for Hamilton’s IceFest? ‘It’s perfect weather,’ organizer says

HAMILTON — No matter how stormy it gets Saturday, Hamilton’s IceFest will go on, an organizer of the event said as he and others worked to launch the event Friday afternoon.


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.


Clement Signs on With The Brotherhood

OXFORD, Ohio – The Miami University hockey team landed its second signing for the 2019-20 season on Wednesday. Joining The Brotherhood for next season is defenseman Jack Clement, a native of Detroit, Mich. Clement is skating for the USHL's Des Moines Buccaneers, where he has seven points (1g, 6a) an


Three arrests made in connection to man's death in Ohio County

Three people have been arrested in connection to man's death in Ohio County. Adam Lacefield, Wanda Ferguson, and Mandy Decker are facing charges in connection to Johnnie Hayes' death earlier this week.


Hamilton man charged with arson

A 34-year-old Hamilton man is facing an arson charge after an apartment fire in north Hamilton last week. The Hamilton Fire Department was called to the three-storey apartment unit at 241 Gibson, north east of Barton Street East and Sherman Avenue North, around 4:30 p.m. Jan. 10 and found the third-


Recruiting: Jack Clement signs with Miami

Looks like Bloomfield Hills native Jack Clement is now on his way to Oxford, Ohio. The Miami RedHawks announced today that they have signed Clement for the upcoming 2019-2020 college hockey season.


5 New Properties For Sale In The Oxford-Miami University Area

OXFORD-MIAMI UNIVERSITY, OH — When you're in the market for some fresh digs, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious research online. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.


SNAP benefits will not be issued to Ohio families in February

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Ohio families who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, are being told to try and make any assistance they received this month last as long as possible.


Two Teens Charged For Fake Abduction Attempt In Harrison

Two teenagers have been arrested for staging a child abduction attempt, then posting the horrible video to social media. (Harrison, Oh.) - Harrison Police say two teens who pulled off a not-at-all-funny hoax have been criminally charged.


Chief: Crews evacuated about 100 people from Fairfield motel fire

FAIRFIELD, Ohio -- Crews evacuated about 100 people from a motel fire early Friday morning, according to Fairfield Fire Chief Donald Bennett. The fire started at about 3:17 a.m. at Budget Inn at 4670 Dixie Highway, police said. No one was injured.