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Springfield native stops robber from taking 72-year-old woman’s purse
A Springfield native is being hailed a hero after stopping a would-be robber from taking a 72-year-old woman’s purse. Paris Valles, who grew up in Springfield and lives in Cleveland, was praying at the Cleveland Korean Presbyterian Church Sunday when he heard commotion outside, he said.
Local mom in recovery: Jail ‘best thing that ever happened to me’
Jennifer Clay managed for more than nine years to fool herself and others into thinking her drug use wasn’t a major problem. Starting with pain medication prescribed after a car accident when she was 18, she quickly developed a habit and moved to illicit pills and eventually heroin.
Police search for vehicle that fled scene of crash in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) -- Police are looking for a vehicle that left the scene of an accident in Springfield early Tuesday. The crash happened just after 1 a.m. Tuesday on Montgomery Avenue, between W. Mulberry and W. Pleasant Streets.
Police: Couple stole from elderly woman recovering from surgery
COLUMBUS, OH (WCMH) - Columbus Police are looking for a couple accused of stealing from an elderly woman who they were supposed to be helping. According to police, 37-year-old Amanda Clark and her boyfriend, 35-year-old Cammeron Watson were assisting the elderly woman while she recovered from surger
Ohio bell-ringer dances into the hearts of donors
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Chances are you've already seen or more likely heard one this year. Salvation army bell-ringers are an iconic part of the holiday season. In Springfield, Ohio, one very special ringer has rang and danced his way into the hearts of his community.
Kilo of drugs seized in bust, 2 arrested
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – Springfield Police arrested two men after finding nearly a kilo of drugs during a traffic stop on Sunday. An investigation by the Springfield Police Division’s Narcotics Unit resulted in a traffic stop and search by the Ohio Highway Patrol.
Two Dayton men charged with trafficking more than 500 grams of cocaine in Clark County
Two men are facing criminal charges in Clark County after they allegedly were found to have more than 500 grams of cocaine in their possession. Eddie Ash, 43, and Gregory Montgomery, 44, both of Dayton, are charged in Clark County Municipal Court with possession of drugs and trafficking in drugs. Th
More marijuana doctors approved for region. Who are they?
— Since June, another 18 doctors in the region have received certificates to recommend marijuana including seven in Dayton, two in Beavercreek, and one each in Bellbrook, Brookville, Enon, Fairborn, Kettering, New Carlisle, Washington Twp., Waynesville and Yellow Springs.
Girl writes to Santa asking to change her father's work shift
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts (WWLP) - All she wants for Christmas is a new work shift for her dad. A 10-year-old girl from Springfield, Mass. wrote a letter for Santa asking him to change her dad's hours.
Navistar says it has tentative six-year deal with UAW
SPRINGFIELD — Navistar said today the company has a tentative six-year deal with members of the United Auto Workers, who are expected to vote Sunday on whether to ratify the contract.
Prison imposed in Common Pleas Court cases
SIDNEY – A city man will serve the next two years in prison for trying to take drugs into the Shelby County Jail in April. Another man received a 17-month sentence when a jury found him guilty of grand theft.
Massachusetts girl asks Santa to change dad's work shift instead of asking for toys
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A 10-year-old girl from Springfield has a selfless request for Santa this Christmas: to change her dad's work shift!. "I want very little things for Christmas this year," 'Zee' wrote in a letter to Saint Nick. "But out of all of the things you bring me, I would want one o
Springfield police working to find teen missing for more than 2 months
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) - Springfield Police are looking for a missing teen and you’re your help. Investigators with the Springfield Police Division have released a photo of a girl reported missing more than two months ago.
WPAFB Tuesday Weather: Sunshine, bitter cold temperatures continue for the day
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — A cold morning with a few possible isolated slick spots due to any lingering patchy fog, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs.
Couple accused of stealing debit card from elderly woman recovering from surgery
Authorities are looking for a man and woman who reportedly stole a debit card from an elderly woman they were helping while she recovered from surgery and using it multiple times.
New Millworks owners putting roots down in Yellow Springs
A couple who recently relocated to Yellow Springs from Florida has bought one of the village’s notable business complexes and has plans to transform it into a “cool, hip” destination while continuing other business and non-profit work in their new home.
I-70 east shut down at U.S.68 for car fire
Traffic conditions are updated every six minutes on AM 1290 and NEWS 95.7 WHIO. As of 6 p.m., IR-675 southbound, between SR-235 and Dayton Yellow Springs Road, has a traffic delay of about 52 minutes due to a minor traffic crash. Motorists should use an alternate route.
Springfield man indicted in attack on woman during meeting to sell microwave
A Springfield man accused of using an online marketplace to meet up and rob a woman was indicted. James Messer II, 37, was indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court on charges of aggravated robbery and felonious assault.
'It's in my heart:' Springfield bell ringer brings flair to Salvation Army
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) - SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) - All Steven Hunter needs to spread holiday joy is his bell and his dance moves. "I get my little grove on a little bit," Hunter said while spinning and ringing out a beat at the Bechtle Avenue Walmart in Springfield Wednesday.
Former Xenia star transferring from Cincinnati
Meechi Harris is on the move. The Xenia High School graduate announced Sunday night he has decided to transfer from the University of Cincinnati, where he played one game this season as a freshman.