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The Hamilton Journal News
Closing Middletown jail, dispatch center could bring savingsMiddletown city officials are already crunching numbers and reviewing operation
Closing Middletown jail, dispatch center could bring savings
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
Middletown city officials are already crunching numbers and reviewing operations in an effort to find ways to save taxpayer dollars as they begin the budgeting process for the coming year. One of the goals of city administration is to reduce public... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Drug theft reports now get extra scrutinyCleta Leugers was surprised when she called New Miami Police earlier this month
Drug theft reports now get extra scrutiny
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
Cleta Leugers was surprised when she called New Miami Police earlier this month to report that her anxiety medication had been stolen and was told the department no longer took drug theft reports. “They told me they didn’t take reports because there... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Half a dozen illegal drugs seized from homeNeighbor complaints and anonymous tips led to a drug bust in Hamilton Friday mo
Half a dozen illegal drugs seized from home
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
Neighbor complaints and anonymous tips led to a drug bust in Hamilton Friday morning. The Butler County Under Cover Regional Narcotics task force confiscated illegal drugs including marijuana, heroin, crack cocaine and prescription medication from a... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Missouri man's text message: 'I am having car trouble and I have a body in the trunk'BUTLER COUNTY, MO – When you’re having trouble and you have a body in your trun
Missouri man's text message: 'I am having car trouble and I have a body in the trunk'
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
BUTLER COUNTY, MO – When you’re having trouble and you have a body in your trunk in rural Missouri, you apparently use a lifeline and call a friend, at least if you’re Edward Weaver. Eddie Weaver – Source: Butler County Sheriff’s Office In an... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraudJerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger rec
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraud
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Jerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger recently when a couple approached him and asked if he would let them pay for his food items with their food stamps. In exchange, they wanted Kearns to pay for some of the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraudJerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger rec
Butler County cracking down on food stamp fraud
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
Jerome Kearns was minding his own business while shopping at a local Kroger recently when a couple approached him and asked if he would let them pay for his food items with their food stamps. In exchange, they wanted Kearns to pay for some of the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Fire reported in Butler County trailer parkMadison Twp. firefighters are responding to a trailer fire at 11:25 a.m. today
Fire reported in Butler County trailer park
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
Madison Twp. firefighters are responding to a trailer fire at 11:25 a.m. today in the Catalina Manufactured Home Community, 6501 Germantown Road, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. A dispatcher said a resident called 911 and said the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Major food stamp fraud ring busted in Butler CountyFederal, state and local law enforcement agents executed search warrants at bus
Major food stamp fraud ring busted in Butler County
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
Federal, state and local law enforcement agents executed search warrants at businesses and homes in Butler and Hamilton counties Wednesday as part of an investigation into a multi-million dollar food stamp fraud operation. The 18-month undercover... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Major food stamp fraud ring busted in Butler CountyFederal, state and local law enforcement agents executed 19 search warrants at
Major food stamp fraud ring busted in Butler County
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
Federal, state and local law enforcement agents executed 19 search warrants at businesses and homes in Butler and Hamilton counties today as part of an 18-month investigation into a multi-million dollar food stamp fraud operation. One of the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Major food stamp fraud ring busted in Butler CountyFederal, state and local law enforcement agents executed 19 search warrants at
Major food stamp fraud ring busted in Butler County
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Federal, state and local law enforcement agents executed 19 search warrants at businesses and homes in Butler and Hamilton counties today as part of an 18-month investigation into a multi-million dollar food stamp fraud operation. One of the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Should you donate to that GoFundMe account?A rise in online fundraisers has helped local families cope with costs in the w
Should you donate to that GoFundMe account?
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 11 days ago
A rise in online fundraisers has helped local families cope with costs in the wake of tragedies and small businesses get their start. But experts also warn that while the campaigns can yield tremendous success stories, consumers should also beware... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Covering scent of drugs comes back to bite alleged dealersAlleged drug dealers beware: fooling the nose of a police dog by masking the sm
Covering scent of drugs comes back to bite alleged dealers
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 17 days ago
Alleged drug dealers beware: fooling the nose of a police dog by masking the smell of marijuana with air freshener and household cleaners is not enough to get evidence suppressed at trial, according to the 12th District Court of Appeals. The... Read more
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Fairfield Echo
Reward now at $100K in Katelyn Markham caseA substantial reward for information about the death of Fairfield’s Katelyn Mar
Reward now at $100K in Katelyn Markham case
Fairfield Echo / Posted 17 days ago
A substantial reward for information about the death of Fairfield’s Katelyn Markham has been increased to $100,000, her father announced Friday on the four-year anniversary of her disappearance. The 22-year-old art student went missing from her... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Reward now at $100K in Katelyn Markham caseA substantial reward for information about the death of Fairfield’s Katelyn Mar
Reward now at $100K in Katelyn Markham case
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 days ago
A substantial reward for information about the death of Fairfield’s Katelyn Markham has been increased to $100,000, her father announced Friday on the four-year anniversary of her disappearance. The 22-year-old art student went missing from her... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Police arrest two in armed robbery in Oxford Twp.Officers arrested two people in Indiana today in connection with an armed robbe
Police arrest two in armed robbery in Oxford Twp.
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 21 days ago
Officers arrested two people in Indiana today in connection with an armed robbery in Oxford Twp. Monday night, police said. At about 8:30 p.m. Monday,. Oxford Twp. police units were dispatched to an armed robbery at American Mini Mart in College... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Somerville woman shoots fingers in target practice accidentA 22-year-old woman target shooting Saturday with family members in Somerville
Somerville woman shoots fingers in target practice accident
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 24 days ago
A 22-year-old woman target shooting Saturday with family members in Somerville accidentally injured herself when the .380 small-caliber handgun misfired, said Cpl. Paul Newton of the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. “She loaded it and went to fire it... Read more
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Greenville Advocate
Georgiana man pleads guilty to murder, rapeA Georgiana man pleaded guilty Thursday to the 2012 rape and murder of a 72-yea
Georgiana man pleads guilty to murder, rape
Greenville Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
A Georgiana man pleaded guilty Thursday to the 2012 rape and murder of a 72-year-old woman. Shawn McClain accepted a plea bargain and was sentenced to consecutive life sentences for murder and first-degree rape. He will be eligible for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Head-on crash in southwest Ohio injures 7; 4 flown to hospitalTRENTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a head-on collision between two vehicles i
Head-on crash in southwest Ohio injures 7; 4 flown to hospital
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 28 days ago
TRENTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a head-on collision between two vehicles in southwest Ohio injured seven people, including four that were flown to hospitals for emergency care. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office says the collision Monday... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Butler County head-on collision: 7 injured | Dayton, NEWSSeven people in two vehicles were injured in a head-on collision at state Route
Butler County head-on collision: 7 injured | Dayton, NEWS
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 29 days ago
Seven people in two vehicles were injured in a head-on collision at state Route 73 (Trenton Oxford Road) and Wehr Road. The accident left several of victims — there were two adults and five juveniles in all — trapped in both vehicles, the Butler... Read more
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