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Police: Body investigating after body found in dumpster

Jan. 19, 2020 12:51 PM EST

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — A body was found in a dumpster in Ohio, and a criminal investigation was started into the death, police said. Kettering police were working to discover the circumstances surrounding the death of the person who was found in the large trash bin Saturday. Police in the Dayton suburb...

Dayton's Obi Toppin (1) celebrates during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Commonwealth, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Hobbled Toppin carries No. 13 Dayton past VCU, 79-65

Jan. 14, 2020 11:07 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — As the final minute ticked down, Jalen Crutcher dribbled toward the basket and saw Obi Toppin getting set for one more alley-oop, bad ankle and all. Pass. Catch. Dunk. The 13th-ranked Flyers did it one more time while finishing off a rival that's gotten the best of them lately. Toppin...

Ohio high school student shot and left in parking lot dies

Jan. 14, 2020 5:18 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Ohio (AP) — A high school student who was shot and left in a parking lot near her Ohio home was pronounced dead at a hospital Monday, police said. Kareena Broski, 18, apparently was shot elsewhere and then transported to the parking lot of the apartment complex where she lived, Englewood police...

Dayton's Obi Toppin (1) reacts after dunking during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Massachusetts, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Dayton. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Toppin hurts ankle while No. 15 Dayton beats UMass 88-60

Jan. 11, 2020 3:35 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin landed with a loud thud and grabbed his left ankle. The capacity crowd at University of Dayton Arena went silent as the Flyers' top player lay on the court. Dayton's spectacular season had hit a speed bump. Toppin scored 16 points before leaving with an ankle injury early in...

University of Utah hires new police chief to oversee campus

Jan. 9, 2020 6:05 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah has hired a new police chief to run the university's Department of Public Safety. KSL-TV reports Rodney Chatman was named chief of police Thursday and is expected to begin his position in Salt Lake City Feb. 17. University officials say Chatman currently runs...

Fuyao announces expansion, more jobs at Ohio plant

Jan. 6, 2020 3:08 PM EST

MORAINE, Ohio (AP) — A Chinese automotive glass manufacturer's $46 million investment in its plant in Ohio will expand the current facility and add 100 jobs , the company said Monday. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine joined company officials and China Consul General Huang Ping in making the announcement at the Fuyao...

Funeral services set for 4 killed in Christmas Day crash

Jan. 3, 2020 1:15 AM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Funeral services are set for Saturday in Ohio for two children and two adults killed on Dec. 25 after their speeding car went off a road and hit a tree in a fiery crash. Four other children in the car were injured in the crash in Dayton and two remained hospitalized Thursday in critical...

Not-guilty pleas for dad, 2 women charged after boy's death

Dec. 31, 2019 10:22 AM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Not-guilty pleas were entered Tuesday for three adults charged after the death of a 10-year-old Ohio boy who authorities say had long been abused at home. Investigators in Dayton allege Takoda Collins was mistreated by his father. Police were called to the home about the unresponsive...

Villanova guard Collin Gillespie (2) moves into Xavier forward Naji Marshall (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Gillespie leads No. 10 Nova past Xavier in Big East opener

Dec. 30, 2019 11:30 PM EST

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the second half to lead No. 10 Villanova to a 68-62 victory over Xavier on Monday night in the Big East Conference opener for both teams. Jermaine Samuels added 14 points for Villanova (10-2), which has won six in a row. Naji...

Dayton forward Obi Toppin (1) dunks against North Florida during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday Dec. 30, 2019, in Dayton. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Toppin's 31 lead No. 20 Dayton over North Florida 77-59

Dec. 30, 2019 10:06 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin took one shot from beyond the arc and missed it. Dayton's slammin' forward didn't attempt another. The way he and the Flyers were getting to the basket, there was no need. Toppin scored a career-high 31 points, most of them off dunks and layups, as No. 20 Dayton used its...