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In this photo made on July 29, 2020, Dion Green stands outside his home in Dayton, Ohio. Green whose father died in a mass shooting on a night out together, spoke about the book he wrote about surviving that shooting as the anniversary of the 2019 shooting approaches. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)

One year after mass shooting, frustration in Ohio city

Aug. 4, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tormented by mind-scarring memories and questions without answers, Dion Green has dedicated his life after the death of his father and eight other people in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, to memorializing them and trying to bring helpful change. “That purpose is my...

In this photo made on July 29, 2020, Dion Green stands outside his home in Dayton, Ohio. Green whose father died in a mass shooting on a night out together, spoke about the book he wrote about surviving that shooting as the anniversary of the 2019 shooting approaches. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)

One year after mass shooting, frustration in Ohio city

Aug. 3, 2020 8:06 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tormented by mind-scarring memories and questions without answers, Dion Green has dedicated his life after the death of his father and eight other people in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, to memorializing them and trying to bring helpful change. “That purpose is my...

1 man dead, 3 detained in nearby city after I-75 shooting

Jul. 27, 2020 9:39 PM EDT

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (AP) — One man is dead and three people were detained in a nearby city after a shooting on Interstate 75 in Ohio, authorities said. Sgt. Paul Neinhaus of the Miami Township police department says occupants of a blue jeep began shooting at about noon Monday at a car driven by a 64-year-old...

Today in History

Jul. 26, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 26, the 208th day of 2020. There are 158 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 26, 2002, the Republican-led House voted, 295-132, to create an enormous Homeland Security Department in the biggest government reorganization in decades. On this...

Authorities: 3 killed in fiery crash; man, child injured

Jul. 17, 2020 7:48 AM EDT

TROTWOOD, Ohio (AP) — A fiery crash that left three people dead and two others injured, including a young child, occurred when one driver went through a red light, authorities said. The crash in Trotwood occurred around 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. A car driven by...

Driver in fatal truck crash sentenced to 9 years in prison

Jul. 16, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The impaired truck driver who caused a crash on I-75 near Dayton in 2018 that ended in the death of a doctor and serious injuries to her two passengers was sentenced Thursday to nine years in prison. Thomas A. Massey, of Georgia, was found guilty July 2 of one count of aggravated...

FILE - In this March 19, 2016, file photo, St. Thomas players, from left, Thomas Sjoberg, Grant Shaeffer, Will Dunn, Jodan Burich and G.T. Johnson celebrate after St. Thomas won NCAA Division III men's college basketball championship game 82-76 over Benedictine in Salem, Va. The NCAA has given the University of St. Thomas permission to move its sports teams directly from Division III to Division I. The Tommies were granted a waiver to bypass the current reclassification rules that require a stop first in Division II. (AP Photo/Don Petersen, File)

St. Thomas can go D1; Minn. school was ousted from D3 league

Jul. 15, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

The NCAA gave the University of St. Thomas permission Wednesday to jump directly from Division III to Division I, the final clearance for a bold move born out of the Minnesota private school's ejection from its conference for being too dominant. The Tommies, who had secured a spot in the Summit League for all but...

Dad, girlfriend plead not guilty in 'extreme abuse' death

Jul. 9, 2020 8:21 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man and his girlfriend have pleaded not guilty to new charges stemming from the “extreme abuse” death of his 10-year-old son last year, authorities said. Al-Mutahan McLean, 31, and Amanda Hinze, 29, entered their pleas Wednesday via video conference. Each remains...

FILE - Donnie, left, and Ronnie Galyon sit inside their Beavercreek, Ohio, home, in a Wednesday, July 2, 2014 file photo. The world’s longest surviving conjoined twins died on July 4, 2020 at the age of 68. Ronnie and Donnie Galyon of Beavercreek, Ohio were born joined at the abdomen. In 2014, earned the distinction of being the world’s oldest set of conjoined twins shortly before their 63rd birthday. (Drew Simon/Dayton Daily News via AP, File)

World's longest-surviving conjoined twin brothers die at 68

Jul. 6, 2020 2:55 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The world's longest-surviving conjoined twins died July 4 at the age of 68. Ronnie and Donnie Galyon, of Beavercreek, Ohio, were born joined at the abdomen Oct. 28, 1951. In 2014, the brothers earned the distinction of being the world's oldest set of conjoined twins shortly before...

Man fires gun after firework set off, prompts SWAT standoff

Jul. 6, 2020 10:06 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man angry that a firework exploded near his apartment complex shot at the man who set it off, authorities said, sparking a standoff that lasted for several hours. The shooting in Dayton occurred early Monday. The shots struck a car but did not hit any people, authorities said, and no...