Jen Balduf, Dayton Daily News

Jen Balduf

Dayton Daily News

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Recent articles by Jen:

Pair in chase ditch stolen car, hide in storm drain, Miamisburg police say

“After an exhaustive search, the two subjects were located in a storm drain in the area of 540 Cherry Hill Drive,” the Miamisburg Police Department's social media post stated. → Read More

Police seek help to solve theft of trailer from Bill’s Donut Shop lot

Centerville police are asking for the public’s help to identify the white box truck and suspects involved in the felony theft of a large flatbed trailer from the Bill's Donut Shop parking lot. → Read More

4 injured in double rollover crash on I-75 in Moraine

Four people were injured after a double rollover crash on Thanksgiving on Interstate 75 North near Dryden Road in Moraine. → Read More

More than 9,100 new COVID cases reported in Ohio over last 2 days

The Ohio Department of Health has reported 9,143 new coronavirus cases from the last 48 hours. Hospitalizations of COVID patients increased by 247 over the past 24 hours. → Read More

78-year-old Jefferson Twp. man with dementia missing since Tuesday

Edward Middlebrock, 78, of Jefferson Twp., who has early onset dementia, was last seen around 11:30 a.m. Nov. 23 when he left his home on foot. → Read More

Chilly with a side of rain for Thanksgiving

Widespread light rain showers are expected throughout Thanksgiving Day but should taper off in the early evening. Even colder air arrives for Black Friday through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington. → Read More

NEW DETAILS: Mercedes driver fleeing police crashes into sheriff’s vehicle

A woman driving a Mercedes on one rim did not pull over for Miami Twp. police, which led to a pursuit that ended in a crash into a Montgomery County Sheriff's vehicle in Dayton. → Read More

Deputies: Same person robs Washington Twp. store 3 times this month

The same gunman is believed to be responsible for three armed robberies at the same Circle M convenience store in Washington Twp. → Read More

Police: Man stabbed woman with scissors, tried to drown her in bathtub

A Dayton man is accused of beating a woman with his fists, stabbing her with a pair of scissors and then trying to drown her in a bathtub after he "freaked out" and thought that she might be cheating on him, according to an affidavit. → Read More

Recall: AmazonBasics memory foam mattresses post fire hazard

Amazon is contacting all known purchasers to arrange for a free shipment of a cover for consumers to place over the mattresses. → Read More

Woman flees police up I-75, drives Mercedes on rims before crash in Dayton

A woman driving a Mercedes on one rim did not pull over for Miami Twp. police, which led to a pursuit that ended in a crash in Dayton. → Read More

CDC: Josie’s Organics baby spinach linked to E. coli outbreak

Ten people have been infected with E. coli in seven states, including Ohio, linked to Josie's Organics prepackaged baby spinach with best by date of Oct. 23, according to the CDC. → Read More

Police: Piqua woman with 4 kids in tow rams ex’s SUV

Taylor Hines of Piqua is accused of striking a man's SUV while she had four children with her in the SUV she was driving in Dayton. → Read More

Greene County man found guilty of shooting Ohio wildlife officer, illegal deer hunting

Brian Liming of Greene County was found guilty of shooting and injuring Ohio wildlife investigator Kevin Behr who was investigating deer poaching in Clinton County. → Read More

After highs in 60s, strong system brings colder air, possibly weekend snowflakes

Skies will be partly sunny Wednesday with a high near 63 degrees. Wednesday night will be mostly cloudy with an overnight low around 50 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington. There is a chance of snowflakes Sunday. → Read More

Crash shuts down U.S. 35 East at I-75 in Dayton

U.S. 35 East is closed beyond Abbey Avenue, and the ramp from I-75 South to U.S. 35 East is closed as well for an injury crash at U.S. 35 East at I-75. → Read More

Ohio looms large in Amtrak’s infrastructure spending plans

Amtrak CEO said Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus were key expansion areas for intercity passenger rail to be funded by its share of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. → Read More

5 injured in Preble County crash involving ATV

The crash happened at about 9:40 a.m. in the 5000 block of state Route 725, west of Gratis, according to a release from Preble County Sheriff Mike Simpson. → Read More

3 of 4 accused in ‘whoopings’ of Beavercreek child indicted

John Cantrell III, Tchanavian Cantrell and Tammara Moreland are jailed awaiting arraignment after their indictments in the Beavercreek child "whoopings" case. → Read More

Dayton man indicted in 2019 murder case; arrest warrant issued

Task Moreland was indicted for murder in the April 14, 2019, death of Tiffany Moreland in Dayton. → Read More