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Protesters: Walmart shooting needs federal probe

Chanting “no justice, no peace,” dozens of people gathered Monday afternoon outside the Hamilton County Courthouse to protest the fatal shooting of John Crawford III last month inside a Beavercreek Walmart.

Deputies investigating infant death

Butler County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of an infant in Liberty Twp. on Sunday morning.

Reach Out Lakota expansion to improve clothing distribution

Reach Out Lakota expansion to improve clothing distribution

A local non-profit organization plans to expand its headquarters to better serve those who live or attend church in West Chester and Liberty townships.

Police: Woman had ‘large knife’ stuck in her chest

A Middletown woman stabbed in the chest Saturday morning remains hospitalized, receiving intensive care.

Residents will meet to discuss former high school’s future

A group of Monroe residents has invited city and school officials to meet with them tonight to discuss the proposed sale of the former Lemon-Monroe High School to a local church.

Oct. 6 is last day to register to vote

If you want to have a say in the Nov. 4 general election, you have a week from today to register to vote.

4 'critical' in large motorcycle collision

Sept. 28 The Butler County Sheriff's Office is not yet releasing the names and conditions of the seven people hurt - four critically - in a large motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon during a charity ride.

Family attorney disputes reports in Beavercreek Walmart shooting

Sept. 27, 2014 Attorney Michael Wright - who represents the family of John Crawford III - issued a statement Saturday evening about documents released Friday in the fatal shooting inside a Walmart store.


Sunny days, cool nights on tap for next few days

UPDATE @ 8:35 p.m.: It will be mainly clear and pleasant tonight as temperatures fall back into the 60s towards midnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

Changes in animal abuse reporting may generate more money to fight it

Now that the FBI will begin tracking all forms of animal abuse in its Uniform Crime Report, local law enforcement officials say the change will create more public awareness about the crime and possibly generate more dollars to fight it.


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