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I-75 shooting suspect previously arrested for stalking, kidnapping

The man charged with killing his girlfriend and her 17-year-old son before shooting himself on I-75 near Middletown is in court today.An arraignment hearing started at 1 p.m. in Lebanon Municipal Court for Terry Froman.He is held in Warren County Jail now.Kentucky authorities say Froman abducted Kim Thomas from her ...

Premier Health buys Middletown surgery center

Atrium Medical Center, part of the nonprofit health system Premier Health, has acquired an outpatient surgery center in Middletown.In a deal that closed Sept. 16, the Middletown hospital Atrium paid $2 million to buy the property of Southwest Ohio Surgery Center at 295 N. Breiel Blvd., according to records listed ...

Serial bank robber Hay sentenced to prison

A Columbus man was sentenced to nearly eight years in federal prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to eight bank robberies in central and southwest Ohio. Michael Hay, 30, robbed or helped rob eight banks — including ones in Huber Heights, Vandalia, Mason and Miami Twp. — during a crime spree ...

Kroger customers could soon order goods online

The Kroger Co. is testing online ordering at a local store, but the service isn’t yet available for customers.At Kroger’s Liberty Twp. Marketplace grocery store off Yankee Road, employees are now pilot testing online ordering and in-store pick up, according to the company. It’s the first Kroger-branded store nationally to ...

Driver tries to swat bee, knocks over a tree

UPDATE @ 4:28 p.m.:A driver struck a tree this afternoon while trying to swat a bee inside his pickup.The crash knocked down the tree and temporarily shut down Route 48 at Spring Blossom Drive in Clearcreek Twp.The driver, 18, told police a bee had gotten inside his truck. He and ...

Plea agreement reached in death penalty case

A Clayton man agreed on Wednesday to plead guilty as charged in the murder of a recent Waynesville High School graduate, in exchange for avoiding the death penalty in the case.Timothy Mosley, 19, agreed to the plea agreement in which he also agrees to testify against Austin Myers, 19, the ...

Twenty Mason High School students were recognized by the National Merit Scholar Competition for 2015.

20 Mason students named 2015 National Merit Semifinalists

Mason High School is celebrating the achievement of 20 students who were recognized by the National Merit Scholar Competition for 2015.Kusha Ansari, Michael Chen, Michael Crawshaw, Charles Kim, David Liao, Ruby Liu, Nicole Markley, Sneha Rajan, Rahul Sandella, Isaac Steiger, Divya Takkellapati, Tina Tang, David Wang, Matthew Whipple, Sara Xiang, ...

Mason High School seniors Bluye Demessie and Veronica Woodson were named two of 1,600 national finalists in the National Achievement Scholarship Program, a scholarship program for African American students based on the PSAT.

2 Mason students named National Achievement Semi-Finalists

Mason High School seniors Bluye Demessie and Veronica Woodson received top honors from the national organization that allows high school students to compete for scholarship money through the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.Demessie and Woodson were named two of 1,600 national finalists in the National Achievement Scholarship Program - ...

The Wayne Local School District installed an artificial turf field this summer, converting the football stadium into a multi-sport complex. SUBMITTED| Kevin Reynolds, Reynolds Photography

Waynesville dedicates multi-sport complex

The game ball literally fell from the sky when the Waynesville Spartans dedicated their new multi-sport complex at the home football game against Taft High School.Waynesville High School alumnus Jon Stewart, from Skydive Warren County in Waynesville, delivered the ball in style by jumping from a plane and landing on ...

 Interstate 75 was shut down in the northbound lanes between Ohio 63 and Ohio 122 due to a shooting incident Friday.

I-75 shooting suspect now in jail

The man that police say killed his ex-girlfriend and her teenage son and led police on a multi-state search that ended Friday near Middletown has been booked into the Warren County Jail. Terry Froman, 41, was released from Atrium Medical Center in Middletown at about 5:30 p.m. today and is ...

Gas prices are hitting new yearly lows in September 2014, according to AAA.

Gas prices hit yearly low, may go lower

Gasoline prices are hitting their yearly lows and could go lower, so it wouldn’t hurt to fill up the tank.That’s the word this week from AAA, the nonprofit auto club.The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.38 per gallon — the lowest price for this date since 2010 ...

Early voting hours expanded after appeal is denied

Ohio voters will now have more chances to vote early in-person at county boards of election starting on Sept. 30.On Friday Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted issued a new directive to boards of election requiring that they add the in-person voting hours that had been ordered by a federal ...

Woman engaged in sex with inmate, grand jury says

A Middletown woman accused of having sex with an inmate at a prison outside Lebanon has been charged with sexual battery.Tracie Hollon, 41, is accused of having sex with an inmate while working at Lebanon Correctional Institution during May and June.A Warren County grand jury returned an indictment Monday.

Indictment accuses man of asking child for nude photos

A Mason man is charged with soliciting nude photos from a minor and possession of marijuana and hashish.James M. Morger, 26, was indicted Monday in Warren County on charges of endangering children, possession of matter harmful to juveniles, trafficking in marijuana, possession of drugs and criminal tools and illegal manufacture ...

Open house Tuesday for new Truck Driving Academy

MIDDLETOWN — Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and Southern State Community College are joining forces to offer a new four-week training course for truck drivers in Middletown.Learn more about the Truck Driving Academy at an open house Tuesday for prospective students.Those interested in the training can attend an open ...

I-75 shooting suspect remains in hospital

The man charged with aggravated murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend during a multi-state police search that ended Friday near Middletown remained hospitalized Monday, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol and court officials. Terry Froman, 41, is being treated for injuries that are not life-threatening at Atrium Medical Center, ...

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I-75 shooter charged with aggravated murder

The Warren County Prosecutor’s Office has filed aggravated murder charges against a man who led police on a multi-state search that ended Friday on Interstate 75 on a stretch of highway between Monroe and Middletown. Kentucky authorities say Terry Froman went to the Mayfield, Ky., home of his ex-girlfriend Kim ...

Timeline: I-75 shooting events

Below is a timeline of events involved in the deadly shooting on I-75 between Monroe and Middletown on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014: UPDATE @ 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14: Atrium Medical Center still won't confirm 41-year-old Terry Froman is a patient on Sunday. However, the Warren County Jail confirms he is ...

Kimberly Gabbard, of Hamilton, won a 2014 Ford F-150 pickup truck and $100,040 at Miami Valley Gaming.

Hamilton woman wins big at Lebanon racino

Lady luck has been smiling on a Hamilton resident. Within just a few days, Kimberly Gabbard, of Hamilton, won a new pickup truck and a $100,000 jackpot at Miami Valley Gaming. The lucky streak started on Labor Day, when Gabbard won one of two 2104 Ford F-150 pickup trucks that ...

2 severely burned in explosion in Warren County

UPDATE @ 10:40 p.m.: The names of the two men have not been released but they were described as a landlord and tenant, both in at least their 60s.The homeowner was trying to light the furnace and suffered the brunt of the explosion while his tenant was standing behind him, ...

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