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Michael D. Pitman


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Recent articles by Michael:

18-year-old Fairfield shooting victim ID’d; no arrests have been made

Chase Williams was identified as the 18-year-old who was shot and killed during a fight with a family member in Fairfield → Read More

Butler County’s incumbent state lawmakers leading in votes

With more than half of Butler County precincts reporting, the area’s Republican lawmakers have a secure lead over their Democratic challengers. → Read More

Suspect, officer involved in Fairfield Twp. shooting identified

A 29-year-old man shot by a Fairfield Twp. police officer on Wednesday evening has been charged with two counts of felonious assault. → Read More

Large amount of drugs found in Hamilton bust, 2 people arrested

More than 3 pounds of drugs were seized by undercover officers in Hamilton, and two have been arrested. → Read More

Fairfield Twp. police officers resign after incident in which they did not use deadly force

Two Fairfield Twp. police officers who confronted an armed homicide suspect and did not use deadly force when he took aim at them have resigned. → Read More

Election 2022: Davidson, Enoch face off for third time for seat in Congress

Congressman Warren Davidson and challenger Vanessa Enoch face off for the third time in as many congressional elections to represent the 8th Congressional District in southwest Ohio. → Read More

Two men shot, killed on Saturday night in Butler County identified

A man who apparently shot another man Saturday night, fired into traffic on Fairgrove Avenue, dumped the victim’s body on the street then fled to Fairfield Twp. where he was later shot and killed by police officers. → Read More

Police investigating death on Hamilton’s Parrish Avenue

Hamilton police are investigating a death in the 1200 block of Parrish Avenue. → Read More

Hamilton city manager says Agave & Rye project is moving forward

Agave & Rye will be opening in Hamilton in 2023, City Manager Joshua Smith announced at Thursday’s State of the City address. → Read More

Fairfield hotel robbery victim: ‘I shot him’ protecting family members

An 18-year-old shooting victim has been ID'd as Kaaree Wade Hipsher-Burton of Cincinnati. He was found dead on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, in a second-floor hallway at the Holiday Inn Express in Fairfield, Ohio. → Read More

Pahhni water company: Hamilton is ‘an excellent fit’ for location

One of the newest water companies has leveraged the Great Miami Buried Valley Aquifer, one of the reasons why Hamilton has earned world and national titles for its water. → Read More

Fairfield looks to make improvements through sustainability projects

Fairfield is taking 12 to 18 months to develop a comprehensive sustainability plan for the city. → Read More

Butler County commission, auditor candidates to debate online Thursday

Butler County (Ohio) commission and auditor candidates are set to debate live online this Thursday, Sept. 29. → Read More

Nuxhall Foundation honors Teddy Kremer for showing no limits, inspiring others

Teddy Kremer is known to many as a fist-bumping, high-fiving batboy for the Cincinnati Reds, but he’s much more than that. He’s really a renaissance man, and that makes him an inspiration. → Read More

Butler County voters to decide 40 ballot issues on Nov. 8

In a little over three weeks, voting for the Nov. 8 general election begins. It will also be Ohio’s third election, and final (*checking notes*), yes, final, this year. → Read More

Fairfield Commerce Park to expand with fifth building

With the success of Fairfield Commerce Park, its developer plans to expand. → Read More

Fairfield judge leads national board addressing mental health issues

Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce Campbell was elected president of the NAMI board of trustees, a national organization addressing mental illness, including within the courts. → Read More

UC and UD get $1.88M in funding for science, engineering research

The National Science Foundation awarded four grants totaling to a pair of southwest Ohio institutions to fund critical scientific research projects and to increase participation in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, according to U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown. → Read More

3 Fairfield students charged for alleged school shooting threat

Three Fairfield High School students were arrested Tuesday morning by a school resource officer after they were identified as responsible for making threats against the school. → Read More

Growing Fairfield branded apparel business anticipates sizable growth

Fairfield business, PromoSpark, to grow into a new 12,000-square-foot facility later this year. → Read More