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Dayton Daily News

Dayton, OH, United States

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Past articles by Mike:

Report: Police helped alert residents to deadly Dayton fire

Officers responding to a reported break in Dayton caught the moments a deadly apartment fire started... → Read More

Trial rescheduled for former Springboro teacher accused of sex charges involving students

John Austin Hopkins trial was rescheduled for March 9. He is facing 36 counts of gross sexual imposition involving 28 female students. → Read More

Man accused in Hedges Street death investigation avoids jail

Daniel Mertz, accused of moving and wrapping 26-year-old Cora Fraley Grubb's body in plastic, remains free following an initial court appearance at Montgomery County Common Plea's Court. → Read More

Agents still tracking down remaining suspects in federal drug ring

Federal, local and state law enforcement agents are continuing to investigate a multi-state drug ring based in Dayton that resulted in multiple raids and 19 indictments. → Read More

Mom of Miami Twp. girl attacked by dog testifies in support of stricter penalties for owners

The mother of a Miami Twp. girl was seriously injured after a neighbor's dog attack her testified to lawmakers in favor of stricter punishment for owners of violent dogs. → Read More

Girl admits to fake social media profile in Watts Middle School threats case

A Watts Middle School student admitted to using a fake social media profile in exchange for having two charges dropped in a school threats case. → Read More

Charges dropped against teen accused of threatening Centerville middle school

Charges were dropped against one of two juveniles accused of posting threats targeting Watts Middle School on social media. → Read More

Search continues for missing Harrison Twp. woman

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is continuing to search for 71-year-old Catherine Clayburn of Harrison Twp. after she went missing shortly before tornadoes hit the Miami Valley on Memorial Day night. → Read More

No new prison time for ex-soccer coach convicted for additional sex crimes

Justin K. Smith, the former Germantown soccer coach who fled the area in the middle of a trial for child sex crimes is scheduled to be sentenced in court today. → Read More

Safety plans for Klan-affiliated rally discussed during forum

The rally is planned on Courthouse Square in Downtown Dayton on May 25. → Read More

UPDATE: Indiana homicide ‘person of interest’ identified as man in hospital following Dayton standoff

Dispatch records indicate police have surrounded an apartment building on Arnold Place in Dayton looking for a homicide suspect believed to be inside. → Read More

Wrong-way pursuit of Middletown man highlights problem on Ohio’s highways

State troopers try desperately to end a chase involving a wrong-way driver, after a Middletown man&r... → Read More

Stolen truck battery puts the brakes on With God’s Grace Ministry’s mission

A stolen battery from a truck put the brakes on With God’s Grace Ministry’s ability to delivery food for needy families in Montgomery County, but the organization hopes surveillance video will help track down the thief. → Read More

VIDEO: RTA bus driver jumps to help passengers after fatal Trotwood crash

RTA officials released dramatic footage from inside the bus involved in a deadly crash March 13 that killed three in a car and injured six inside the bus. → Read More

Man accused of murder in multi-day crime spree takes stand in own defense

Joshua Beall is accused in a week-long crime spree including a homicide, bank robberies, a carjacking and a high-speed chase. → Read More

Final suspect sentenced for role in Huber Heights AT&T robbery

Caleb Johnson apologized in court Wednesday saying “that wasn’t me, I made a mistake.” Johnson also apologized to the community for his actions. → Read More

Cheryl Coker case now homicide investigation, husband named suspect

The case into the disappearance of Cheryl Coker is now being investigated as a homicide, Riverside police said. Cheryl’s husband William “Bill” Coker has been named as the suspect in the case. → Read More

'If i was home, I would be deceased': Doorbell camera captures break-in as homeowner watches

A doorbell camera and alarm system captured a home break-in while the Dayton homeowner watched from his phone. → Read More

Inmate accused of escaping STOP facility, stealing county van faces arraignment

A man reportedly stole a county van and escaped the Montgomery County STOP facility in Dayton Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Woman facing charges connected to Dayton man’s shooting death

A Dayton woman was arrested on charges in connection to the shooting death of a man Sunday, accordin... → Read More