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Weaver scores 16 to lift Dayton past N. Illinois 79-41

Dec. 04, 2021 16:26 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Elijah Weaver came off the bench to tally 16 points to carry Dayton to a 79-41 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday. DaRon Holmes II had 14 points for Dayton (6-3), which won its fifth straight game. Koby Brea added 12 points. Malachi Smith had 11...

Homeowner convicted in killings of 2 teens smoking marijuana

Dec. 03, 2021 12:42 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of two teens he found smoking marijuana inside a vehicle in his garage. Victor Santana, 65, of Dayton will be sentenced later this month after being convicted of murder and felonious assault on...

Ohio police shootings in recent years led to reckoning

Dec. 02, 2021 17:12 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A series of shootings by white Ohio police officers of Black adults and children in recent years and subsequent racial injustice protests have led to calls for changes in policing in the state, new use of force requirements and implementation of body cameras. ...

Ohio governor hopeful picks running mate with ties to Trump

Dec. 02, 2021 16:53 PM EST

Jim Renacci, a former Republican congressman who's challenging Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in next year’s primary, said Thursday he has picked a Christian filmmaker who made a documentary about former President Donald Trump to be his running mate. Joe Knopp of Springboro...

Balanced attack propels Dayton past Alabama State 93-54

Dec. 02, 2021 00:05 AM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Toumani Camara scored 16 points as Dayton romped past Alabama State 93-54 on Wednesday night. Kobe Elvis and Malachi Smith added 15 points each for the Flyers (5-3), who won their fourth straight game. Smith also had seven rebounds and five steals....

FBI: Dayton mass shooter fantasized about killing for years

Nov. 29, 2021 13:02 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man who gunned down nine people in Dayton, Ohio, two years ago had fantasized about mass shootings, serial killings and murder-suicide for at least a decade before carrying out the Aug. 4, 2019, attack, the FBI said Monday as it announced the conclusion of its...

Panel OKs bid to demolish Wright Brothers' 1st bike shop

Nov. 27, 2021 14:36 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Dayton Board of Zoning Appeals has approved the city’s request to demolish a 129-year-old historic building that once was the site of the Wright brothers’ first bike shop. The city wants to tear down the site because the building has...

Hutchins-Everett lifts Austin Peay over Dayton 87-81

Nov. 20, 2021 20:02 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Elijah Hutchins-Everett had 25 points and 14 rebounds as Austin Peay defeated Dayton 87-81 on Saturday. Hutchins-Everett made 13 of 16 foul shots. Caleb Stone-Carrawell had 18 points for Austin Peay (2-2). Tariq Silver added 15...

Ohio governor signs new congressional district map into law

Nov. 20, 2021 12:58 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed into law a map of new congressional districts on Saturday that will be in effect for the next four years, despite objections from Democrats and voting rights groups. DeWine said in a statement that, compared...

Asadullah scores 21 to lift Lipscomb past Dayton 78-59

Nov. 17, 2021 23:35 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ahsan Asadullah had 21 points as Lipscomb beat Dayton 78-59 on Wednesday night. Tommy Murr had 19 points for Lipscomb (4-1). Greg Jones added 15 points. Will Pruitt had eight assists. Elijah Weaver had 11 points for the Flyers...