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Plane hits car in emergency landing on road; no major injury

Oct. 11, 2019 10:22 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A plane crash turned into a traffic crash when a small aircraft having engine trouble made an emergency landing on an Ohio roadway and rear-ended a car near an intersection. The two pilots aboard the plane and the driver in the BMW they hit weren't seriously hurt in the Thursday...

$1M bond set for Ohio man charged in fatal police car crash

Oct. 11, 2019 7:31 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A $1 million bond has been set for an Ohio man charged in a deadly police cruiser crash that killed two six-year-old-girls. Raymond Walters is facing 22 charges including murder. An attorney entered not guilty pleas for Walters at an arraignment on Thursday. Authorities say Walters was...

More time granted in case of Dayton shooter's friend

Oct. 9, 2019 10:59 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has extended the deadline for the indictment of a man jailed on unrelated charges after the deadly Dayton mass shooting. U.S. Magistrate Michael Newman has granted a joint request in the Ethan Kollie case, giving prosecutors through Nov. 12. The order notes it also...

GOP Ohio governor's gun plan doesn't include 'red-flag' law

Oct. 7, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine's new proposals to address Ohio gun violence in the wake of the Dayton mass shooting don't include background-check requirements for gun sales or a so-called red-flag law to restrict firearms for people perceived as threats, despite his earlier support of...

US Navy Blue Angels to perform at 2020 air show in Ohio

Oct. 7, 2019 11:20 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be the featured performers at an Ohio air show next year. Vectren Dayton Air Show officials say the Blue Angels will return to perform at the 2020 show on June 27-28 at Dayton International Airport. The 110-member squadron will fly six Boeing F/A-18...

Cook's record 6 TD passes lead Dayton to 56-28 win

Oct. 5, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jack Cook threw four of his six school-record single-game touchdown passes to Adam Trautman, Jake Chisholm ran for 101 yards and a score and Dayton beat Jacksonville 56-28 in Saturday's Pioneer Football League opener for both teams. Trautman, six catches for 107 yards, set a school...

Some recent fatal crashes involving vintage aircraft

Oct. 4, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

Wednesday's crash of a World War II B-17 bomber in Connecticut was the latest in a long list of fatal crashes involving vintage planes used or designed for military purposes. Some other recent fatal crashes in the U.S. and abroad: — Nov. 17, 2018: A privately owned vintage World War II Mustang fighter...

Ohio gunman's friend who bought body armor to remain in jail

Sep. 30, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has upheld a ruling to keep in jail a longtime friend of the Dayton gunman. Authorities have said there's no indication that Ethan Kollie knew Connor Betts was planning the Aug. 4 shooting in the Ohio city that killed nine people before police killed him. But they...

In shootings, police must end the killing, then the bleeding

Sep. 27, 2019 8:36 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — When the blasting guns fell silent, the cries and groans of the wounded rose. As soon as six police officers hailed as heroes killed the gunman to end an attack that claimed nine lives in Dayton, police began working to save lives. Dayton officers, who in 2017 began carrying tourniquets...

Allen's 1-yd TD lifts Duquesne to a 35-31 win over Dayton

Sep. 21, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Mark Allen capped a 10-play, 75-yard drive with a 1-yard dive to lift Duquesne past Dayton, 35-31 in a nonconference contest Saturday afternoon. The Dukes (2-1) won their fourth straight over the Flyers and split back-to-back games in Ohio, falling to Youngstown State, 34-14 last week....