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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.
Oxford boy will be permanently disabled after explosion, aunt says
OXFORD, Ohio — It looked like a firecracker. Maybe a smoke bomb, if firework shops sold smoke bombs the size of softballs and wrapped them in aluminum foil. It glinted under a street lamp on East Withrow Street, and on Tuesday evening, 12-year-old Caleb Bogan got off his bike to investigate.
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.
Ohio governor to lawmakers: higher gas tax can 'save lives'
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is trying to put pressure on lawmakers to back his proposed gas tax increase by saying his plan can “save lives.”. The Republican governor says his proposed 18-cent per gallon hike is the bare minimum for needed repairs to dangerous roads, intersections an
‘Brutal and deplorable’: Miami University fraternity suspended amid hazing report, president says
OXFORD, Ohio — A university in Ohio has suspended a fraternity over what the school's president says is a "brutal and deplorable" report of hazing. Miami University says a decision about the future of Delta Tau Delta will be made once a full investigation is finished.
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.
Man arrested after allegedly punching Oxford bar bouncer in the face
A 20-year-old man was charged with two offenses after a fight in the alley behind CJ’s bar during which he was accused of hitting a bouncer in the face, according to an Oxford police report.
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
Ohio lawmakers react to conclusion of Mueller Russia probe
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio lawmakers are speaking out as Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on possible collusion in the 2016 presidential election could have preliminary information released as early as Saturday evening.
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
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
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
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.
These volunteers and supporters were honored for good deeds by the Butler County United Way
BUTLER COUNTY — Butler County United Way recently honored volunteers and others for their work on behalf of the nonprofit agency and its partner charities in recent years. The prestigious Spirit of Service Award went to Karen Mueller, executive vice president with HORAN. As past board of trustees ch
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.
Givens takes over to move Lady Toppers into WNIT second round
OXFORD, Ohio – Western Kentucky has enough scoring threats that Dee Givens doesn’t have to take over every game for the Lady Toppers to win. There was a point in the season where that seemed to be the case, but a young team matured through February and March and expanded its options.
Fairfield is bringing back a once-vacant position to attract more young professionals to the city
FAIRFIELD — Brittany Theilman is Fairfield’s first community events coordinator in about three years, and the 25-year-old plans to attract more people to the city like her: young professionals.
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.
Proposed tree ordinance causes debate at city council meeting
A proposed tree ordinance sparked debate between environmentalists and other citizens at Oxford’s City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 19. The proposed ordinance would require all property developers of land two acres or larger to complete a tree survey and tree replacement plan for protected or l
Once on the brink of financial ruin, Butler County has rebounded. Here are 6 things that prove it.
For several years Butler County officials have touted the strong financial rebound the county has made since the Great Recession, and the data support that. The county was on the brink of financial ruin a decade ago when the recession hit, after years of bloated budgets, double-digit raises and free