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Teen admits guilt for role in crash that killed 14-year-old

A 16-year-old boy who was drag racing in April in a stolen car that crashed, killing his 14-year-old passenger, admitted his guilt today in Butler County Juvenile Court.

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West Chester recognized for excellence in accounting

West Chester recognized for excellence in accounting

West Chester Twp. recently was recognized again by the Auditor of State for excellence in accounting and financial record-keeping.

Kroger customers could soon order goods online

The Kroger Co. is testing online ordering at a local store, but the service isn’t available for customers yet.

Volunteers preserve, restore 19th-century cemetery

Volunteers preserve, restore 19th-century cemetery

A recently completed restoration of a unique piece of Butler County’s past is the result of countless volunteer hours and monetary contributions from area residents.

2 dead after search for suspect ends on I-75

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.

Liberty Twp. Tea Party members share frustration with IRS scandal

Members of the Liberty Twp. Tea Party organization say they are beyond frustrated with the Internal Revenue Service’s handling of their tax-exempt status request.

Gas prices hit yearly low, may go lower

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.

Coroner: Missing couple died from head trauma

Coroner: Missing couple died from head trauma

The Butler County Coroner’s Office on Monday released autopsy results for an elderly couple that went missing last Tuesday and were later found dead in their vehicle in a densely wooded area about 200 yards from their home.

Updated property values arriving this week

The Butler County Auditor’s Office announced the tentative values for the 2014 tax year — which are payable in 2015 — will be mailed to all residential property owners in the county.

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.

 
 

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