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New Ohio cold case unit looking into unsolved homicide of Fairfield 15-year-old

The unsolved homicide case of a 15-year-old Fairfield teen will get a fresh look from the Ohio Attorney General’s Cold Case Unit, Dave Yost announced last week. → Read More

Man accused in Middletown police officer shooting held without bond for parole violation

A man accused of shooting a Middletown police officer on Aug. 31 following a chase from Middletown to Warren County was arraigned in court last week. → Read More

DNA project helps solve mysteries of 3 notable cases in southwest Ohio: How it happened

The latest announcement that remains found in the region were identified with the help of a national organization continued efforts to bring closure for families with these investigations. → Read More

DNA project helps solve mysteries of 3 notable cases in southwest Ohio: How it happened

The latest announcement that remains found in the region were identified with the help of a national organization continued efforts to bring closure for families with these investigations. → Read More

New details: Shooting and police chase in Hamilton led to 4 arrests, 1 victim

A shooting incident Friday afternoon in Hamilton injured one and led to the arrest for four men, according to police. → Read More

DNA identified a man’s remains in Butler County. But how did he die?

The remains of a man found in the Great Miami River north of Hamilton in 1997 have been identified using DNA.The Butler County Coroner’s Office and the DNA Doe Project announced the identification of Larry Joe Porter Monday. → Read More

Bond set for man charged with breaking leg off Jack Daniels statue, ransacking Hamilton liquor store

A Hamilton man charged with several felonies, including robbery, for vandalizing a statue and destroying hundreds of bottles of alcohol at a Main Street business remains behind bars after arraignment.Jacob Shane Wright, 26, of the 2000 block of Princeton Road, appeared in Hamilton Municipal Monday where bond was set at $125,000 by Judge Dan Gattermeyer. All the charges stem an incident Sunday at… → Read More

Gun laws: Recent resident questions draw answers from Butler County departments

Questions about use of force by gun owners on their own property and in public prompted Middletown police to spell out the law last week. → Read More

Man accused of breaking leg off Jack Daniels statue, ransacking Hamilton liquor store

A Hamilton man is facing several felony charges after allegedly destroying a statue and hundreds of bottles of alcohol at a Main Street business on Sunday.Jacob Shane Wright, 26, of the 2000 block of Princeton Road, entered Noonan’s at about 4:35 p.m. and attempted to steal a bottle of liquor, according Hamilton police. → Read More

Man accused of breaking leg off Jack Daniels statue, ransacking Hamilton liquor store

A Hamilton man is facing several felony charges after allegedly destroying a statue and hundreds of bottles of alcohol at a Main Street business on Sunday.Jacob Shane Wright, 26, of the 2000 block of Princeton Road, entered Noonan’s at about 4:35 p.m. and attempted to steal a bottle of liquor, according Hamilton police. → Read More

Remains of man found in 1997 in the Great Miami River identified

The remains of a man found in the Great Miami River north of Hamilton in 1997 have been identified using DNA as Larry Joe Porter, according to officials. → Read More

Remains of man found in 1997 in the Great Miami River identified

The remains of a man found in the Great Miami River north of Hamilton in 1997 have been identified using DNA as Larry Joe Porter, according to officials. → Read More

Suspect in Middletown officer shooting released from hospital, booked into jail

A man accused of shooting a Middletown police officer on Aug. 31 following a chase from Middletown to Warren County has been released from the hospital and booked into the Butler County Jail. → Read More

Two suspects in custody after reported shooting in Hamilton

“Responding officers observed a fleeing suspect vehicle. The vehicle was pursued until crashing in neighborhood near Brookwood Elementary. Two suspects are in custody,” Hamilton Police Chief Craig Bucheit said through social media. The students and staff are safe, according to police. It’s not clear if anyone was shot in the incident. → Read More

Teen admits guilt for his role in Liberty Twp. park shootout

Romel Velasquez pleaded guilty to a reduced charge for his role in a Liberty Twp. shooting incident in June in which one person was killed. → Read More

Court docs: Hamilton attorney accused multiple times of nudity, public indecency

A Hamilton attorney was arrested Monday in Hamilton County for allegedly driving while exposing himself. → Read More

Attorney: Man plans to claim self-defense in Monroe roommate stabbing death case

A trial date has been set for a Monroe man who is accused of stabbing his roommate to death on May 30. → Read More

New Year’s Day fire: Man changes plea in case of huge Middletown blaze

A Middletown man has admitted to starting a fire New Year’s Day at the former Middletown Paperboard complex. → Read More

‘Then I looked down and saw blood on my shirt’: Remembering Middletown’s last officer shooting in 1971

Middletown Police Chief David Birk said Tuesday, a day after Officer Denny Jordan was shot following a chase, that the last officer shot in the department in the line of duty was nearly 50 years ago.That officer, Terry Alfey, recovered from his injuries and had a long MPD career retiring in 1995. → Read More

Official: Suspect fired at police in Warren County moments after telling 911 dispatcher he was peaceful

Christopher Hubbard was wanted for a parole violation and at the center of an unsolved Hamilton homicide investigation on Monday when led police on a chase from Middletown to Warren County. → Read More