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Dayton gunman’s friend pleads guilty to firearms counts

Nov. 20, 2019 4:33 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A friend of a gunman who killed nine people in a rampage in Dayton has pleaded guilty to two firearms charges unrelated to the deadly mass shooting. Twenty-four-year-old Ethan Kollie pleaded Wednesday to lying on a federal firearms form and possessing a gun while using illegal drugs....

Toppin scores 21 to carry Dayton over Omaha 93-68

Nov. 19, 2019 9:52 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin had 21 points and Ryan Mikesell scored 16 to lead five Dayton players in double figures as the Flyers defeated Omaha 93-68 on Tuesday night. Rodney Chatman added 13 points, Trey Landers 11 and Ibi Watson 11 for the Flyers (3-0). JT Gibson had 21 points for the Mavericks...

‘Flow’ series to feature African American artists in 2020

Nov. 17, 2019 10:47 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A new performing arts series in Ohio will feature and celebrate African American artists throughout 2020. "Flow, an African American Arts Experience" is a series presented by ArtsWave, a nonprofit arts organization that funds arts projects and organizations in the Cincinnati region. The...

US Air Force base to open new entrance

Nov. 17, 2019 10:15 AM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A U.S Air Force base in Ohio is going to open a new entrance for commercial and passenger vehicles. The Dayton Daily News reports the new gate to Area A of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in southwestern Ohio will open Monday. The new Gate 26A is located off State Highway 235 in...

Dayton rides Toppin to 90-61 win over Charleston Southern

Nov. 16, 2019 9:04 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin posted his second double-double in as many games and Dayton cruised to a 90-61 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday. Toppin scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Flyers (2-0), who had all five starters score in double figures. Ryan Mikesell and Rodney...

Former Ohio lawmaker sentenced on federal fraud charge

Nov. 16, 2019 3:37 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio lawmaker accused of defrauding programs intended for disadvantaged businesses has been sentenced in federal court. Former Democratic State Rep. Clayton Luckie, of Dayton, received four months in prison Friday after a judge rejected a probation recommendation from the U.S....

Dayton gunman’s friend expected to plead to unrelated counts

Nov. 16, 2019 1:52 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A friend of the gunman in the deadly Dayton mass shooting is expected to plead guilty to unrelated federal firearms charges. Court documents show 24-year-old Ethan Kollie will be in court Wednesday. No details of his plea agreement have been disclosed. Kollie is accused of lying on a...

3 men indicted in connection with detective’s shooting death

Nov. 14, 2019 6:23 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Three men have been indicted on federal charges connected to the death of an Ohio police detective. Fifty-five-year-old Dayton detective Jorge Del Rio was shot Nov. 4 while working with a federal drug taskforce serving a search warrant. He died days later. Federal prosecutors say...

Ohio abortion clinic lands license needed to stay open

Nov. 14, 2019 5:28 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Dayton area's last abortion clinic has prevailed in a years-long battle over Ohio’s stringent new licensing requirements and will remain open. The Ohio Department of Health has granted Women’s Med Center a surgical facility license. The center in Kettering had...

Cooke scores 27, No. 6 South Carolina beats Dayton 75-49

Nov. 13, 2019 10:07 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Several of South Carolina’s players kicked up their heels in the pregame layup line when “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!” played over the public address system at University of Dayton Arena. They danced, then they dominated. Especially the guard who grew up...