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Jenkins scores 19 to lift VCU over Dayton 69-68

Feb. 16, 2019 6:53 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — De'Riante Jenkins posted 19 points as VCU held off Dayton 69-68 on Saturday. Jenkins hit 5 of 7 3-pointers. Issac Vann had 14 points for VCU (19-6, 10-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive victory. Marcus Evans added 12 points and six rebounds. Ryan Mikesell...

Boil-water advisory ends in Dayton, Ohio

Feb. 15, 2019 4:51 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Boil-water advisories have ended for the Dayton, Ohio, area. City authorities said late Friday morning that water samples were clear of bacteria, and Montgomery County followed later in the day after concluding water was safe to drink without boiling first. Some 100,000 people began...

Broken pipe puts much of a city under boil-water advisory

Feb. 14, 2019 4:48 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A water line broke in one of Ohio's largest cities Thursday, forcing some 100,000 customers to boil their water, closing schools and disrupting diners' Valentine's Day plans. Crews located the leak early Thursday under the Great Miami River and were working to repair it. There was no...

Who is excluded from conferences and summits and why?

Feb. 13, 2019 11:14 AM EST

The exclusion of countries, peoples or individuals from high-profile summits and conferences often says much about the events themselves. As the Mideast conference in Poland convenes with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shaping the...

Toppin, Crutcher rally Dayton past Duquesne

Feb. 2, 2019 5:31 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored a career-high 26 points, Jalen Crutcher added 16 and Dayton turned back Duquesne 68-64 in a showdown for third place in the Atlantic 10 Conference on Saturday. Crutcher hit three 3-pointers and combined with Toppin to go 10 of 16 from the field as the Flyers (15-7,...

Toppin's career night helps Dayton top St. Joseph's 75-64

Jan. 29, 2019 10:07 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin set career highs with 25 points and 12 rebounds off the bench and Dayton beat Saint Joseph's 75-64 on Tuesday night. Ryan Mikesell tied his career best with 21 points and Josh Cunningham grabbed 11 rebounds for the Flyers (14-7, 6-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), who outscored the...

City's appeal delays lawsuit trial in Ohio Walmart shooting

Jan. 26, 2019 12:04 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city's appeal arguing a police officer is immune from liability for fatally shooting a black man holding a pellet rifle inside a Walmart store has delayed a federal civil rights trial until later this year. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal News reports U.S. District Judge Walter...

Man accused in police chase ending in fatal crash indicted

Jan. 25, 2019 1:20 AM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of leading a state trooper on a chase ending in a crash that killed the man's passenger has been indicted in Ohio on charges including aggravated vehicular homicide. The Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office said in a release Thursday that a State Highway...

George Mason scores final 7 points, edges Dayton 67-63

Jan. 23, 2019 9:44 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jarred Reuter scored 14 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds left to seal the win, and a steal on the final play for good measure as George Mason defeated Dayton 67-63 Wednesday night. The loss was just the second for Dayton on its home court, the other was to then-No. 25...

Women strive for larger roles in male-dominated religions

Jan. 14, 2019 1:03 PM EST

Women have been elected heads of national governments on six continents. They have flown into space, served in elite combat units and won every category of Nobel Prize. The global #MeToo movement, in 15 months, has toppled a multitude of powerful men linked to sexual misconduct. Yet in most of the world's major...