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Police: Teen killed trying to rob man for shoes

UPDATE @1:55 p.m., Dec. 22, 2014: Police said a teenager who was shot and killed outside the Dayton Mall Saturday attempted to rob a man at gunpoint for a pair of shoes.

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Butler County homes sales slower to end year

Local home sales are losing their momentum at the end of the year, said the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors after releasing a report Monday showing that homebuyers closed fewer deals in November to buy existing houses in Butler County and throughout the rest of the Cincinnati area.

Beck’s new trial date set for the spring

Former State Rep. Pete Beck has a new trial date: March 23, 2015.Beck, 62, faces dozens of felony charges, including securities fraud, theft and aggravated theft, perjury, money laundering, and corruption which stems from his involvement with the now-defunct Christopher Technologies.

Butler County Port Authority OKs agreement with Warren County

The board of the Butler County Port Authority approved on Wednesday a consulting agreement with neighboring Warren County Port Authority.

Ryan Widmer still seeking freedom

Ryan Widmer has been in prison for almost three years since his conviction of drowning his wife, Sarah, in the bathtub of their Warren County home, but his attorney is still trying to free him.

Killer fights on for freedom

The 12th District Court of Appeals has reversed the latest decision related to freeing a man found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity in 2000.

EXCLUSIVE: Monroe murder suspect’s family speaks out

When police arrived Wednesday at Daniel French’s home just outside of Berea, Ky., to arrest him for the murder of 87-year-old Barbara Howe, detectives found him fast asleep in his bedroom with a gun and a suicide note close by, the suspect’s sister told this news outlet Monday in an exclusive interview.

Public records training to be offered online

An online tool provided by the state attorney general will enable your elected officials and citizens to learn about the laws governing public records and open meetings in Ohio.

Monroe woman’s accused killer in court Monday

Two years and two months after 87-year-old Barbara Howe was found dead in the truck of her red Cadillac, the man accused of killing her will appear for the first time Monday in court.

Fewer deer taken in this year’s gun season

Hunters in Ohio checked fewer deer during gun season, Dec. 1-7, than last year, including those in Butler and Hamilton counties, while Warren County’s total ticked up.

 
 

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