Parker Perry, Dayton Daily News

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Dayton Daily News

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Recent articles by Parker:

Polls closed: 10 key Election Day races on local ballots

“We are in the process of having all the precincts and polling locations set up,” he said Monday. “Our teams are out in force throughout the day and they will be back to do some finalizations at the board tonight. They will be up and ready to go ...” There are a few races that will not appear on Tuesday’s ballots. Races for Ohio Senate, Ohio House of Representatives and political party state… → Read More

ID released in deadly officer-involved shooting at Huber Heights gas station

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations was requested by the Huber Heights Police Division to investigate a fatal officer-involved shooting involving the Ohio Investigative Unit. → Read More

Will Ohio sports gambling start in time for NFL season? Probably, industry expert says

Sports betting must start by Jan. 1, 2023, according to the bill, but there is room for it to start before then. → Read More

After 2 appointed to bench, Republican judicial primary appears moot

“I’m going to submit my withdrawal of candidacy to the Montgomery County Board of Elections,” Henne said. However, Rezabek said the women’s names will still be on the ballot, regardless, because the withdrawals came after the deadline to remove them. “So although Kim withdrew, her name does appear on the ballot,” Rezabek said. “We are putting notices at the polling locations, at the early vote… → Read More

Ohio announces $10.5 million initiative aimed at solving gun crimes

A new $10.5 million initiative was announced Thursday that will focus on helping local law enforcement solve violent crimes in Ohio. → Read More

‘Spring forward’ leads to drowsy driving dangers, expert says

A survey revealed one in 10 teenage drivers said they had fallen asleep behind the wheel. → Read More

Ohio bill seeks to stop criminals selling stolen items online

An Ohio bill aims to stop criminals from stealing items from retail stores and selling them on online marketplaces. → Read More

Local law enforcement expanding traffic enforcement initiative

More departments focusing on speeding, as it contributes to fatal crashes on local roadways → Read More

DeWine signs bill on child welfare reforms created after Takoda Collins death

Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday signed House Bill 4 into law that is designed to bring about child welfare reforms. → Read More

DeWine signs bill on child welfare reforms created after Takoda Collins death

Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday signed House Bill 4 into law that is designed to bring about child welfare reforms. → Read More

Daytonians with family in Ukraine, Russia call for stop to invasion

Anastasia Nagle became paralyzed with fear when she realized her native Ukraine was being invaded by Russia. → Read More

13-year-old shot in Fairborn Sunday, another teen arrested

A 14-year-old boy was taken into custody after a 13-year-old girl was shot in Fairborn Sunday. → Read More

Central State Chorus shares message of hope at Dayton Correctional Institution

Central State University’s Grammy-nominated chorus performed in front of a crowd of inmates at the Dayton Correctional Institution, celebrating Black history while also sharing a message of hope for a better future. → Read More

Montgomery County overdose deaths drop in first month of 2022

Montgomery County reported 35% fewer overdose deaths in January compared to the same month last year, a decline credited in part to the return of treatment availability after pandemic-related interruptions. → Read More

Prosecutors to file motion to charge 17-year-old as an adult in RTA shooting

A 17-year-old accused of shooting three people in an RTA bus in downtown Dayton last month could be charged as an adult. → Read More

Families who lost loved ones to COVID eligible for funeral money

More than 34,500 COVID deaths have been reported in Ohio. Meaning some families may have paid for funerals without getting the assistance they were eligible for. However, some of that gap can be accounted for by the fact that FEMA cannot duplicate assistance provided by other sources, such as burial insurance. Rob Rue, president and general manager at Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and… → Read More

Area firefighters battling flames that burn quicker with thicker smoke

Local firefighters are combatting fires that burn quicker and produce thicker smoke now than years past and say it’s important homeowners take precautions because the combination is deadly. → Read More

Deputy resigns, another suspended after not arresting domestic violence suspect

A Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy resigned and another was issued a suspension for 10 days after failing to arrest a man for domestic violence threats. That man then allegedly returned and shot someone at the same residence later that day. → Read More

Dayton-area Catholic sisters root on Bengals to Super Bowl

A group of Dayton-area Catholic sisters are looking forward to watching Bengals’ touchdowns, field goals and the Rams’ quarterback being sacked Sunday as they’ll be rooting for Cincinnati to win the Super Bowl. → Read More

Recent increased juvenile arrests, severity concern police, judge

Dayton Police have seen a dramatic increase in juvenile arrests this year and Montgomery County’s juvenile judge said he is concerned about the severity and use of guns in the alleged crimes across several area communities. → Read More