Latest Dayton News

Man suspected in 2 Ohio killings found dead in Alabama

Jun. 24, 2022 08:43 AM EDT

FALKVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man suspected of killing a woman and child in Ohio was found dead in Alabama from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, news outlets reported. Dante Rashad Hawes, 32, of Dayton, Ohio, was found dead inside a vehicle Thursday afternoon in...

Freeman HR ahead of emotional return, Dodgers sweep Reds

Jun. 23, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs ahead of what's sure to be an emotional weekend, leading Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Cincinnati Reds 10-5 Thursday for a sweep of the season series. Cody Bellinger, Max Muncy, Will Smith and...

Ohio governor signs bill allowing armed school employees

Jun. 13, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio school districts could begin arming employees as soon as this fall under a bill signed into law Monday by GOP Gov. Mike DeWine. The law, as enacted, requires up to 24 hours of training before an employee can go armed, and up to eight hours of annual...

Renacci spent millions in failed bid against GOP's DeWine

Jun. 10, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Jim Renacci spent as much as $12 million in his failed primary bid against Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine — only about $290,000 of it from outside donors, records show. Post-primary campaign finance reports filed Friday complete the picture of spending in...

Woman dead, husband critical after Ohio helicopter crash

Jun. 07, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A woman was killed and her husband was critically injured in the fiery crash Tuesday of a helicopter at their southwest Ohio home, authorities said. The crash occurred around 9:40 a.m. near Greenville, roughly 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Dayton...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 06, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

Sandusky Register. June 3, 2022. Editorial: Jim Jordan must testify If you were subpoenaed by a Congressional committee to appear before it and testify, you would likely comply, or be taken into custody for defying it. That is a rule of law. It might...

Inmate fatally shoots guard, kills self at Ohio hospital

Jun. 02, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A county jail inmate receiving treatment at an Ohio hospital shot and killed a security guard, pointed the weapon at others and then killed himself in a parking lot, authorities said. The shooting Wednesday at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton happened before a...

22 mass shootings. 374 dead. Here's where the guns came from

May. 27, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

The suspects in the shootings at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school and a Buffalo, New York, supermarket were both just 18, authorities say, when they bought the weapons used in the attacks — too young to legally purchase alcohol or cigarettes, but old enough to arm themselves with assault-style...

Governor proposes 'significant' spending to protect schools

May. 27, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday announced plans to spend “a significant amount of money” on efforts to ensure every school building in the state is properly protected against an attack. The Republican governor said he’s asked the state schools...

Ohio Republican Gov. DeWine will face Nan Whaley this fall

May. 03, 2022 22:45 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday won his party’s nomination for a second term in office and will face Democrat Nan Whaley this fall after he overcame conservative anger of his strict pandemic policies and notable rifts with former President Donald Trump. ...