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Robbery suspect, 68, arraigned

 Barbara Joly appeared for an arraignment hearing on a charge of aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, Tuesday, Nov. 25, in Franklin Municipal Court.

Honor Flight open house

 The Honor Flight 4th annual Open House took place at Tecumseh High School on Sunday, November 23, 2008.

Jack Hanna visits Cedarville

 Director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo Jack Hanna brought his program "Go Wild With Jack Hanna" to Cedarville University Saturday Nov. 22.

Ansonia police chief found dead

 The police chief of Ansonia, Larry Hoffman, was found dead in his office Thursday night, and a preliminary investigation indicates he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Detective Sgt. Mark Whitaker of the Darke County Sheriff's office.

Air Force Materiel Command ceremony

 The Air Force Materiel Command, change-of-command ceremony, took place at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Nov. 21, 2008.

Most Wanted (11/20/08)

 Check out the most wanted suspects in Montgomery County as of Nov. 20, 2008.

Teen fatally shot at bus stop

 Damarion Flippin, 17, who lived at 108 Pointview Ave., was shot about 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 13, 2008 after a brief argument at the RTA bus stop on Santa Clara and Wheatley avenues. He was pronounced dead six hours later at Miami Valley Hospital.

One person dies in fire

  The scene of a fire at the Robert Hock Apartments on South Dixie Drive near U.S. 40 in Vandalia that claimed the life of a disabled person Thursday morning Nov. 20, 2008.

Homeless Awareness night

 Awareness Event Sleep Out and Speak Out for the homeless on Wednesday Nov. 19.

House catches fire in Bellbrook

 The Sugarcreek Twp. Fire Department battles a fire at 265 Pinegrove Dr. in Bellbrook on Wednesday, Nov. 19.

Police searching for Erica Baker

 ENON BEACH — Acting on a tip, Kettering police were using cadaver dogs and a backhoe near this western Clark County site looking for the remains of Erica Baker, who disappeared from a Kettering park in 1999.

Candlelight vigil held for slain teen

 A group gathered at Santa Clara and Wheatley avenues on Tuesday night, Nov. 18, to hold a candlelight vigil for Damarion Flippin, the 17-year-old who was shot and mortally wounded at the same location on Nov. 13 while waiting for a bus to school.

Church helps 400 needy families

 25,000 pounds of food and toiletries are delivered by Feed the Children, an organization out of Oklahoma, that were unloaded by church members into the church and then reloaded into vans of local service organizations to be distributed to 400 needy famili

Apartment fire in Fairfield

 Firefighters from Forest Park, Springdale and Fairfield fire departments battle a blaze at the clubhouse of The Oaks at Woodridge apartments Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008 on Woodridge Blvd. in Fairfield, Ohio.

New Miamisburg school

 A community open house and ribbon cutting was held Sunday, Nov. 16, at a new Miamisburg school for pre-school and kindergarten students. Students are already attending the yet-unnamed school at 4010 Crains Run Road.

Riding with a CareFlight team

 Miami Valley Hospital's CareFlight program has reached its 25th year and grown from one helicopter to four based in three different counties. Take a ride-a-long with a CareFlight team.

Morning house fire in Dayton

 Dayton firefighters were called to a house fire Friday morning, Nov. 14, 2008, at 720 Lasalle Drive in west Dayton.

Teens charged in bus stop slaying

 An initial hearing was held at Montgomery County Juvenile Court on Fridayfor the two teens that allegedly gun down Damarion Flippin Thursday, Nov. 13at a bus stop on the corner of Santa Clara and Wheatley avenues. The parentsalong with family members o

Teen fatally shot at bus stop

 Dayton police are investigating a shooting Thursday, Nov. 13, that left a 17-year-old male dead. Damarion Flippin, of 108 Pointview Ave., a student at ISUS Trade & Technology Prep Community School, was shot near a bus stop at Santa Clara and Wheatley ave

Truck carrying pigs overturns

 A truck carrying approximately 400 pigs from a nearby nursery overturned in Newberry Twp, Miami County on Fetters Road at a curve north of State Route 185, injuring a passenger, along with numerous pigs including some fatalities Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008.

Time capsule found at MVH

 A 1951 time capsule was sealed inside the 1951 cornerstone in Miami Valley Hospital discovered in October during renovation.

Veterans Day celebrations

 Vets, civilians, family and friends celebrated Veterans Day across the Miami Valley Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008.

Body found in private lake

 The body of a man was found Monday afternoon, Nov. 10, face-down in a private lake, Moraine police said. He was identified Tuesday as Uriah Hills, 21, who had been reported missing the previous week.

Injured pastors return to church

 Husband and wife pastors critically injured last month in a motorcycle accident returned to the pulpit at Living Word Church Sunday, Nov. 9, to cheers from an overflow crowd of congregants.

Pumpkin Chuck at air base

 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base engineers held their 5th annual CFC Pumpkin Chuck at the base on Friday, Nov. 7. The event raises money for the Combined Federal Campaign. Engineers build trebuchets out of wood and metal to hurl the pumpkins into the air.

Cattle auction

 The annual breed sale auction at the Greenhorn Cattle Company located at 3450 Middle Run Rd, in Waynesville.

Dayton schools opens Kemp

 Dayton Public Schools held a grand opening for the new Kemp PK-8 School Saturday afternoon. Kemp was the 11th building in its new school construction program.

Oldest Air Force plane arrives

 The oldest active airplane used by the U.S. Air Force took its final flight from a western New York base to retirement at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on Friday, Nov. 7, 2008.

Police investigate seven-story fall

 Authorities investigate the death of a man who fell from the seventh floor balcony of Cole Manor Apartments on Friday, Nov. 7, 2008.

Restoring USAF Museum plane

 Members of the restoration staff at the National Museum of the United States Air Force work on the weather-weary canopy of the F-104 on the museum grounds.

Naturalization ceremony at Xenia H.S.

 The auditorium at Xenia High School was filled with friends, family and Xenia High School students all watching the naturalization ceremony of nearly 50 new Americans Thursday morning, Nov. 6.

Obama election mementos

 People lined the lobby of the Cox Ohio Publishing Media Center on Thursday, Nov. 6, to buy copies of the Wednesday, Nov. 5, edition of the Dayton Daily News and posterized versions of the front page announcing Democrat Barack Obama's election as the first

Area voters cast their ballots

 Local voting in the 2008 election.

Obama, Biden visits to Ohio

 Photos from Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and Joe Biden's campaign visits to the greater Dayton, Ohio area.

McCain, Palin visits to Ohio

 Photos from John McCain, Cindy McCain and Sarah Palin's campaign visits to the greater Dayton, Ohio area.

WPAFB firefighters training

 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Firefighters practiced evacuating air traffic controllers from the control tower on Monday, November 3. The controllers were evacuated from the catwalk that surrounds the control room by ladder truck.

Roosevelt School demolished

 Former staff members and students spanning the years at Roosevelt High School said farewell to the building Saturday, April 26, 2008, before demolition begins.

Obama speaks in Cincinnati

 Sen. Barack Obama addressed a crowd during his rally Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008 at Nippert Stadium on the campus of the University of Cincinnati.

Palin speaks in Cincinnati

 Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin rally at Clermont County fairgrounds in Owensville Sunday, November 2, 2008.

Pro-life rally in Kettering

 Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati Daniel Pilarczyk lead rosary on Sunday Nov. 2 as part of "40 Days for Life" campaign's "Right to Life" event in front of The Women's Med Center, a facility that performs abortions, in Kettering.

New $32M Pearl Harbor Memorial

 Models of the Pearl Harbor Memorial museum and visitor's center in Honolulu created by Bill Hacker, of Kettering, a 1968 graduate of Fairmont High School, chief designer and architect of the new $32 million project.

Slain officer remembered

 An annual service in memory of Kevin Brame, a Dayton police officer killed in a 1999 ambush, brought family, friends and uniformed county sheriff’s officers to a church Saturday, Nov. 1.

Springboro school levy march

 Teachers, parents and district administrators kicked off a final weekend push for votes in support of the Springboro school district's operating levy with a march through downtown, Nov. 1, 2008.

Run for Your Life 5K

 Runners of all ages, some in Halloween costumes, took the streets of Kettering Friday, Oct. 31, in the Kettering Rotary's Run for Your Life 5K Run and Walk. The run began at David's Cemetery.

Biden stops in Kettering

 Sen. Joe Biden, the Democratic vice presidential candidate, makes a campaign stop at Trent Arena in Kettering on Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.

Threat sparks panic at school

 An apparent Internet threat sparked panic at Springfield High School Thursday, Oct. 30.

Bison ranchers help Marine

 Marine Corps Col. Garry Garrison and his wife raise 12 American bison on their farm in Miamisburg. Garrison is getting ready for his sixth deployment oveseas. On Thursday, Oct. 30, four bison ranchers drove in from Indiana to lend a hand.

Collision leaves car on its top

 Two drivers collided at the corner of Dexter Avenue and Calhoun Street in Dayton on Thursday, Oct. 30, leaving one car on its top after shearing off a fire hydrant. Both drivers were transported to Miami Valley Hospital following the accident reported at

Butler County drug bust

 Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones answers questions during a press conference at the engineer's office Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. The Sheriff's department seized five vehicles and seven kilograms of cocaine, which he said has a street value of more tha

KI coaster construction continues

 Check out a model of the new Kings Island coaster "The Diamondback," photos from the construction site and more.

'Joe the Plumber' in Ohio

 Joe Wurzelbacher, a.k.a Joe the Plumber, was stumping for Republicans at Dublin Pub in Dayton, then in Butler County during his statewide tour on Tuesday Oct. 28, 2008.

Bill Richardson visits area

 New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson made a stop at UltraCell Corporation, a maker of micro fuel cells, in Dayton Tuesday, Oct. 28. Richardson took a tour of the plant and spoke to employees about supporting Sen. Barack Obama for president.

Counting absentee ballots

 Montgomery County Board of Elections clerks scan absentee ballots Monday Oct. 27. The county has received more than 60,000 absentee ballots.

Kids make McCain signs

 Children of the McCain Palin victory center on Brant Pike in Huber Heights paint signs in preparation to Republican presidential nominee John McCain's visit to Kettering Monday. He is holding a "Road to Victory Rally" on Oct. 27 at Trent Arena, 3301 Shroy

Car crash

 The car accident at St Rt 48 and Bunnelhill Rd in Clearcreek TWP, Saturday October 25th, 2008.

TV stars stump for Obama

 Actress Kate Walsh of Grey's Anatomy and the shows creator Shonda Rhimes spoke to Obama supporters Saturday afternoon, October 25, 2008, in the Middletown Obama Headquarters. Walsh and Rhimes are in Ohio trying to gain more support for the presidential ca

New Habitat for Humanity home

 A Habitat for Humanity house was dedicated and turned over to the new owners on Oct. 25, 2008, at 126 E. Shannon Ave. in West Carrollton. Jeremy and Lynna Gilmer and their two sons, Elijah, 2, and Isaiah, 4, will live in the house.

Centerville Rotary Club Pancake Day

 The Centerville Rotary Club's annual Pancake Day fund-raiser was held at Southminster Presbyterian Church , Oct. 25 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sarah Palin holds rally in Troy

 Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin held a rally at the Hobart Arena in Troy on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008.

Mock plane crash in Fairborn

 A simulated plane crash was held as part of the emergency medical tactical refresher course through Wright State University at Oakes Quarry Park in Fairborn on Thursday Oct. 23.

McCain, Palin visit Cincy

 Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain and Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin rallied in Cincinnati, Oct. 22.

Mock election at Centerville school

 Incarnation School students were given a lesson in democracy Wednesday morning voting for either John McCain or Barack Obama in a mock election.

Fire at J. Alexander's restaurant

 Washington Twp. fire fighters put out a fire at J. Alexander's on 7970 Washington Village Dr. to extinguish a fire at the establishment on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008.

House fire in Bellbrook

 Bellbrook Police and the State Fire Marshall are investigating a house fire at 184 Washington Mill Rd.

Howard Dean speaks at UD

 Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean was in Dayton to campaign for Barack Obama and to attend a fundraiser Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008.

Fort Piqua grand reopening

 Follow the renovation of the historic Hotel Fort Piqua located in downtown Piqua.

Barn catches fire in Trotwood

 While the Brubaker family was at church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 19, their barn caught fire. Several cows were lost in the fire, but most were saved by neighbors.

SCLC meeting on poverty

 Were YOU spotted during the Southern Christian Leadership Conference economic summit at the Crowne Plaza in Downtown Dayton, Sunday, October 19, 2008?

Bipartisan Bash for Kids Voting

 The Dayton Region for Kids Voting through their Annual Bipartisan Bash at Sinclair College Sunday, October 19, 2008. Dayton Daily News editorial Cartoonist Mike Peters was roasted.

WSU service dog park

 The Wingerd Service Dog Park on the campus of Wright State University was recently opened for the use of disabled students on campus who have service dogs.

Prayer service for injured pastors

 The congregation of Living Word Church in Vandalia prayed Wednesday, October 15, 2008 for the speedy recovery of Pastors Pat and Jackie Murray, who were injured in a motorcycle accident Monday, October 13.

Take a tour of the Aker's home

 A West Chester Twp. family gets a visit from the crew of "Extreme Makeover: Home edition.". Take a tour of their new home

Tombstones knocked over in cemetery

 Black Cemetery in Pike Twp. was vandalized, sometime last week with 49 tombstones knocked over.

WSU democrats for Obama

 Wright State University democrats sell Obama stickers and encourage students to help with the campaign in Allyn Hall at WSU Wednesday morning, Oct 15.

Anti-abortion rally in Kettering

 Miami Valley residents and students gathered in Kettering on Tuesday, Oct.14 to mark the midpoint of the 40 Days for Life Program campaign. The national campaign focuses on 40 days of prayer and fasting, of peaceful vigil at abortion facilities and of gra

The sentencing of James Clay

 James H. Clay, a former Troy Christian schools coach called a "master manipulator" by Miami County prosecutors, was sentenced Tuesday, Oct. 14, to the maximum five years in prison for sexual conduct with a 15-year-old student.

Crash at Miller Lane Olive Garden

 Photos from a vehicle crash on Miller Lane that destroyed the Olive Garden sign, Oct. 11, 2008.

Tree clean up in Kettering

 City of Kettering's street department cleans up tree debris on Fawnwood Rd in the city on Monday Oct. 13.

Spotted: CSU homecoming

 Were you spotted at the Central State University's Homecoming parade?

Cordray, Strickland in Dayton

 Ohio Treasurer Richard Cordray, who is running for Ohio Attorney General, and Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland answered questions during an event at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 82 building on Poe Ave on Sunday, Oct. 12.

Train collides with truck

 A mother was killed in the Sunday, October 12 crash, which occurred when an sport utility vehicle stopped on the tracks, according to initial reports. One other woman and the victim's daughter were reportedly transported to hospitals.

Midwest Cheer Expo competition

 High Schools competing in the Midwest Cheer Expo, Sunday, October 12, 2008.

Spotted at the Obama rally

 See who was spotted at the rally for Barack Obama at Fifth Third Field in downtown Dayton on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008.

Halloween display in Centerville

 Photos of a display that will run through Halloween at 45 Blackstone Drive inCenterville.

Workers remove area dam

 Workers prepare for the notching of the lowhead dam on the Stillwater River just north of the Englewood Dam.

Obama: American Jobs Tour

 Photos from Barack Obama's "American Jobs Tour" at Fifth Third Field in downtown Dayton Thursday Oct. 9, 2008.

Preparing for Obama rally

 Workers of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 66 prepare Fifth Third Field on Wednesday, Oct. 8, for a Thursday Dayton visit by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, D-Ill.

Mock disaster drill at WPAFB

 Members of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base emergency services conducted a mock disaster drill on Wednesday simulating an smallpox outbreak.

Team Xtreme in Kettering

 Team Xtreme International showed off their strength during an event sponsored by Kettering area churches. The shows of strength were a platform to connect with young people and to give them a positive message. The event took place at Trent Arena in Ketter

WPAFB captain earns Purple Heart

 U.S. Air Force Capt. Scott Smith was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds he received during a mortar attack in Iraq. Capt. Smith was also awarded the Bronze Star and Iraq Campaign Medal.

Van pulled from Great Miami

 A submerged Chevy cargo van that was spotted in the Great Miami River at I-75 along Carillon Blvd. at 11:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. It was pulled from the river by a tow truck and contained only a large catfish. Vehicle records showed the van stolen in Jul

Teamsters' Hoffa in Dayton

 Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa stopped in Dayton to talk with Pepsi of America employees and other Teamsters members about their concerns about the economy and the Teamsters backing of Sen. Barack Obama for president on Oct. 2, 2008.

Dayton School Box launches

 Patterson Kennedy PK-8 School students filled the school auditorium Wednesday October 1 for the official launch of the 2008 Dayton School Box Program. 2,200 school box kits were distributed throughout Dayton School system.

Earthquake reaction

 A mild earthquake struck Shelby County on Monday evening.

Building a Wright 'B' Flyer

 The newest addition to Wright "B" Flyer Inc.'s fleet of historic look-alike aircraft is being prepared for its public debut at the National Business Aviation Associations annual convention in Orlando, Florida.

Legend stumps for Obama

 Grammy award winning North High grad John Legend performs and stumps for the Barack Obama presidential campaign at Springfield's Veterans Park in Springfield and Wright State University in Fairborn on Monday, Sept. 29, 2008.

Prayer vigil for homicide victims

 Dayton neighborhood residents, clergy and law enforcement held a prayer vigil for Dayton homicide victims Saturday September 27. The vigil was held at the corner of Oxford and Kumler near the place where Kendrick Pope and his biological father Dwight Ha

Ohio Flags of Honor display

 Hundreds of flags were placed in rows to honor fallen soldiers from Ohio during the opening ceremonies of the Ohio Flags of Honor display on Friday, Sept. 26, 2008 at the Ohio Masonic Home in Springfield.

Man injured in ATV accident

 A Springboro man and his 10-year-old daughter were taken to Miami Valley Hospital after crashing an ATV about 2:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 on Sycamore Creek Drive.

Windstorm aftermath, clean up

 Clean up and aftermath of the damage caused by strong winds as a result of Hurricane Ike on September 14, 2008.

Vietnam Veteran memorial replica

 The Moving Wall, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, is on display in Library Park in Miamisburg. The wall is 250 feet long and inscribed with the names of 58,260 American military men who died between 1959 to 1975.

4 dogs killed in house fire

 Fire Chief Bill Gaul said it's too soon to tell whether a house fire Wednesday at 1063 Viewpoint Drive that killed four dogs started after electric service was restored to the house.

Biden visits area

 Democratic vice president candidate Joe Biden visits Cincinnati Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Carole King stumps for Obama

 As part of a three-day speaking tour through Ohio in support of Sen. Barack Obama, 1970s singer-songwriter Carole King held an informal discussion with mostly Democrats in City Commissioner Karen Duncan's living room Tuesday night, Sept. 23.

UD prof. speaks at The Greene

 UD history professor Larry Schweikart takes a question about his new book "48 Liberal Lies About American History (That You Probably Learned in School) at the Books & Co. store at The Greene on Tuesday, Sept. 23.

Clay Township house fire

 A suspicious fire Tuesday, Sept. 23, destroyed a home on Wengerlawn Road. A father and his two young sons escaped through a second story window onto the first floor roof on the left. From there, the father dropped the children to a neighbor then jumped to

Two-car wreck on Shroyer Rd.

 A car traveling at a high rate of speed on Shroyer Rd. on Monday, September 22, hit another car hard enough to propel it 40 feet forward.

Locals cope with power loss

 While some are still coping with no power at home and work, others take to the streets a week after the major windstorm on Sunday, September 21, 2008.

Seniors protest DP&L

 About 20 residents from Fairwood Village held a protest against DP&L on Friday, Sept. 19 about the ongoing power outage. Fairwood Village, an independent living facility with an average age of 85, has been without power since Sunday, Sept. 14.

Man, 4 kids escape burning home

 A single father and four small children escaped a fire at 10 More St. on Thursday, Sept. 18, that destroyed their home.

Best user photos of wind damage

 The best photos of wind damage from Sept. 14, 2008 storms submitted by our users.

Strong winds cause damage

 Take a look at the damage caused by strong winds as a result of Hurricane Ike on September 14, 2008.

Your wind damage photos

 Your photos of damage caused by heavy winds as a result of Hurricane Ike on September 14, 2008.

Montgomery County wind damage

 Photos of damage caused by heavy winds as a result of Hurricane Ike in Montgomery County on September 14, 2008.

Clark County wind damage

 Photos of damage caused by heavy winds as a result of Hurricane Ike in Clark County on September 14, 2008.

Miami County wind damage

 Photos of damage caused by heavy winds as a result of Hurricane Ike in Miami County on September 14, 2008.

Sheriff's block party

 The Montgomery County Sheriff's office hosted a block party to bring together residents of a neighborhood which was the site of an alleged racially-motivated arson fire at Saundra Ballard's Albers Avenue home on Aug. 21.

Area 9/11 memorial ceremonies

 View photos from local ceremonies held in the area to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks on 9/11.

1930's Art Deco at WPAFB

 The Technical Data Building (Building 12) is the most elaborate example of 1930's Art Deco in Area B of WPAFB. It was completed in 1935, and will undergo renovation to house new missions moving to WPAFB under the Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005.

Michelle Obama speaks in area

 A day after presidential candidates stumped in southwest Ohio, Michelle Obama speaks in Cincinnati Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008.

Soledad O'Brien at UD

 Soledad O'Brien, a CNN newscaster, met with Dayton Early College Academy students and University of Dayton students Sept. 10, 2008, on the UD campus.

Spotted: Obama rally at Stebbins

 Were YOU spotted at the Barack Obama rally at Stebbins High School on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008?

Fire at Spring Valley Academy

 A two-alarm fire broke out at the Spring Valley Academy in Washington Township on Monday, September 8. No injuries have been reported.

Obama visits Dayton

 Stebbins High School will host presidential hopeful Barack Obama Tuesday morning.

McCain, Palin stop in area

 Republican presidential and vice presidential nominees John McCain and Sarah Palin stop Tuesday, Sept. 9 in front of the Golden Lamb on South Broadway in Lebanon, Ohio.

Veterans for McCain bus kick-off rally

 Kickoff rally for the Veterans for McCain bus tour Monday, Sept. 8 at Beavercreek Veterans Memorial Park.

Orchids from around the world

 Orchid growers and vendors gathered at the Kings IslandResort and Conference Center this weekend.

Leukemia survivor never quit

 UD student Krystal Bryne returned to school after a battle with Leukemia. This is her gallery of her family, friends and her artwork.

Showers in Dayton

 As the rain comes down in Dayton, Sept. 5, 2008, the umbrellas come out.

Truck runs into building

 The driver of a pick-up truck nearly became the first patient at the Ohio Valley Medical Center Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 after he lost control of his vehicle and ran into the building that is still under construction along Main Street in downtown Springfie

Robbery, shooting in West Chester

 The West Chester Twp. Police Department responded to a shooting and robbery on Breakers Pointe in West Chester Twp. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008.

Elmo and Grover visit area hospital

 Elmo and Grover, both from Sesame Street, visited children at Children's Medical Center of Dayton Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. The two walked around the hospital putting smiles on most of the young patients faces.

Freshmen move-in day at WSU

 Thursday, September 4 was Freshman move-in day at Wright State University where hundreds of parents and students were met with an army of volunteers from the University who organized the chaotic looking task.

Accident on U.S. 35

 Emergency personnel responded to an accident under the U.S. 35 overpass where a man had a medical issued when exiting the highway and drove his car through the exit and into a column. He did not sustain life threatening injuries.

Ice truck rolls over on highway

 Members of the Miami Township Fire-Rescue pull the driver of a Home City Ice truck from the cab after it rolled over on Ohio 343 near Yellow Springs Wednesday, Sept 3, 2008.

Soggy Doggie Day at Splash Moraine

 "Soggy Doggie Day" was a hit at Splash Moraine. More than 100 dogs and more than 200 people attended the first of its kind event at the water park on Tuesday, September 2, 2008.

Jesse Jackson speaks about election

 Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson gave a speech Sunday to Dayton area religious leaders about the coming election and Ohio poverty. The gathering was at Canaan Missionary Baptist Church on Hoover Avenue.

Obama ralliers' convention party

 Hundreds of Obama supporters rallied at a convention watch party at Thurgood Marshall High School in Dayton Ohio Thursday evening August 28th.

SWAT training at Sinclair

 Sinclair police officers had a day of joint emergency training with the Dayton SWAT team and the Hostage Negotiating Team at Sinclair Community College on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Hydrogen leak at DP&L plant

 A hydrogen leak Monday night, Aug. 25, at a Dayton Power and Light Co. plant on Chautaqua Road that developed during a contract delivery forced the evacuation of the facility.

New plans for Clearcreek Twp. Kroger

 Kroger representatives have submitted new plans that would conceal a proposed shopping center at Ohio 48 and Ohio 73 behind trees and other landscaping.

Harley Davidson Ride Home party

 Were you spotted at the Harley-Davidson 105th Anniversary Ride Home party at F&S Harley-Davidson on North Dixie Dr. in Dayton Monday, August 25, 2008?

Man flown from crash on I-75

 A man was taken by medical helicopter from a wreck on I-75N at 129. The car was run off the road, then trying to regain control veered under a semi-truck.

Funeral held for girl left in minivan

 Members of the public paid their respects Monday, Aug. 25, during the funeral of Jenna Edwards, an 11-month-old infant who died Wednesday, Aug. 20, inside a hot minivan.

Shooting leaves one dead

 The shooting on Oxford Avenue that left a woman dead and two people wounded probably resulted from a dispute several hours earlier between two women, the dead woman's husband said Monday, Aug. 25.

Building a Habitat for Humanity

 Volunteers pitch in to construct a Habitat for Humanity home on Clement St. in Dayton.

Was house fire racial revenge?

 A fire heavily damaged Saundra Ballard's home at 322 Albers Ave. and melted the siding on a nearby house Thursday morning, according to Jefferson Twp. Fire Chief Roy Mann.

Freshmen move-in day

 Freshmen students move items to their dorm rooms during freshmen move-in day Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008 at Miami University in Oxford.

McCrory Building in Dayton

 The restored art deco building, the oldest retail space in Dayton, will house the Suney's Beauty ∓ More store on 29 S. Main St.

Rescued bear cub finds home

 The bear cub found chained in a yard in Dayton in July has found a new home at an animal sanctuary in Colorado.

Home searched, items seized

 A 27-year-old Morrow man is charged with drowning his wife in their bathtub. Ryan Widmer pleaded not guilty in the death of his wife, Sarah.

Artworks of Peter Berwald

 In 2005 (Ohio Schools) and 2008 (OEA 2), Peter Berwald, a Springboro teacher and Oakwood artist, won a contest landing his cartoons on covers of Ohio Education Association's magazine.

Oakwood back to school

 First day - Oakwood schools

Trotwood-Madison back to school

 First day of school in Trotwood-Madison schools

Dayton back to school

 First day of school in Dayton

Centerville back to school

 The first day of school at Primary Village South on Paragon Road inWashington Twp. Aug. 20, 2008, was the first day back for Centerville Cityschools.

First day back to school

 Photos from local schools as students return from summer vacation.

Fire department promotes 6

 Tom Butts, Jon Durrenberg, Rob Hessinger, Marcus Hoholick, Jim Lokai and Mitch Robbins for their promotions to Captains in the Kettering Fire Department. The men were honored during a reception held Aug. 19, 2008 at Kettering's government center.

Car crashes into Fairborn house

 Ohio Highway Patrol troopers said a vehicle crashed into a house in the 800 block of Dayton-Yellow Springs Road on Monday, Aug. 18.

Hot Wheels Collectors convention

 Thousands of Hot Wheels were on display at the Hot Wheels Collectors Show at Hara Arena on Sunday, August 17, 2008.

Helpers to homeless pack up

 Volunteers for Heart for the Homeless collected the goods for the city's neediest population. Now the charity, too, finds itself homeless.

State Fair Grand Champion hog

 Tyla Voight, 9, of Bethel Twp. and her 2008 Ohio State Fair Grand Champion barrow hog.

'Middle Sister' white oak tree falls

 One of the Three Sisters, a trio of 550-year-old white oak trees, fell either Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. The "Middle Sister" had been weakened by a fire that burned its inner core almost 10 years ago.

Girlfriend charged for man's death

 A Trenton woman has been charged with aggravated murder for allegedly killing her live-in boyfriend who was found dead Wednesday night, Aug. 13.

Skaggs guilty in deadly crash

 Photos from the trial of Jason Skaggs for the accident that claimed the lives of three Urban University students from China.

Man shot in garage

 A 32-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 13, when he was shot in the garage behind 2249 Salem Ave., police said.

MetroParks fish shock

 Kayakers taking part in the University of Dayton Rivers Institute two-day river trip play under the RiverScape Fountain on Wednesday, Aug. 13.

Semi trailer rollover

 A semi tractor trailer jumped a construction barrier and overturned Tuesday, Aug. 12, on the eastbound I-70 exit ramp to southbound I-75. Traffic was still moving past the afternoon accident.

Children removed from home

 Dayton police and Montgomery County social service workers removed five children from a home in 806 Harvard Blvd. Tuesday afternoon.

Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom

 The Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom tour landed at the Dayton Wright Brothers Airport with three WWII era airplanes. P-51 Mustang, B-24J Liberator and B-17G Flying Fortress four paid tours and flights in each through Wednesday.

Teen shot, killed in Dayton

 One teen shot and killed another Monday, Aug. 11, on the front porch of a home on Tyson Ave., Dayton police said.

Motorcyclist killed in crash

 A motorcyclist was seriously injured Monday morning after being rear ended on Far Hill Avenue and Centerwood Lane.

Man struck by train, killed

 Clark County Sheriff deputies investigate the death of a male struck by a train on a railroad tressel east of Old Mill Road on Sunday, August 10, 2008.

Two semis, mini van crash on I-70

 The accident occurred about a half mile West of the state Route 72 exit in the west bound lane. The interstate was closed for more than an hour while the passengers were rescued and the accident was cleaned up.

Eight arrested in burglary ring

 Eight men have been arrested and seven indicted in connection with a series of thefts in Jamestown, Bowersville and other areas of Greene County.

Crash closes I-75

 Interstate 75 south closed Aug. 7, because of a two-vehicle accident that left one of the vehicles propped up against a concrete abutment wall.

McCain in Wilmington, Lima

 Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain answers questions during his "Straight Talk Town Hall" event at the Lima Convention Center Thursday, August 8, 2008.

Driver killed as train hits pickup

 A 60-year-old man was killed this afternoon when a train crashed into a pickup truck he was driving near the intersection of U.S. 127 and Oxford-Middletown Road, according to the Butler County Sheriff's Office.

St. Charles Street house fire

 At approximately 10:45 on the morning of Thursday, August 7, a house fire, believed to be caused by an electrical problem, engulfed the home at 2401 St. Charles Street in smoke and flames. There were no injuries to residents or firemen, but the family wil

Sister charged with murder

 Kimberly Cook, 22, was charged Wednesday, Aug. 6 with the murder of her 3-year-old sister Hope Cook.

Tanker truck collision

 A vehicle and an empty tanker truck collided at the intersection of US 35 West and Liscum Drive on Wednesday afternoon on August 6.

Good Sam heart facility

 Executives and medical staff cut the ribbon at the Phase I opening ceremonies of Good Samaritan Heart and Vascular Facility's new addition.

Dog plays mom to kitten

 Sally Owens' dog Princess has adopted to a kitten Owens' husband found and brought to their Dayton home Monday Aug. 11. Princess, a 4-year-old Bichon Frise, has been spade and can no longer have puppies. She sleeps in a box with the kitten and keeps it cl

Anti-school violence seminar

 Dayton area law enforcement and educators attended an "Against School violence" seminar held at the Dayton Art Institute. Survivors of the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado spoke about their experiences.

IKEA catalog preview: New furnishings

 Take a peek at some of the new textiles and furnishings being unveiled at IKEA and in its new catalog.

National Night Out in West Carrollton

 Various organizations were making identification kits for children and some kids were given free bicycle helmets as part of this National Night Out event at the pool.

Fire at Fox Cleaners in Vandalia

 A fire that originated Tuesday in a dryer loaded with towels at Fox Cleaners on Helke Rd. in Vandalia was contained by automatic sprinklers and the Vandalia Fire Dept. with mutual aid from Englewood FD., and Trotwood FD. There were no injuries.

Ohioans try out Keno game

 Keno, the Ohio Lottery's new game, launched without a hitch Monday, Aug. 4, but the game got off to a slow start at one Dayton-area location.

Army soldier takes to stage

 In Iraq, he hunted roadside bombs; now Jared West, an Army combat engineer, hunts theater opportunities.

Weekend at Wegerzyn Gardens

 Local kids and families enjoy a day of beautiful August weather at Wegerzyn Gardens Metropark in Dayton.

Events at Aullwood Audubon Center

 See photos from an animal display and a horse-drawn wagon ride at the Aullwood Audubon Center on Sunday, August 3, 2008.

Body found in River

 Miami Twp. firefighters pulled an unidentified body out of the Great Miami River around 7:20 p.m. Saturday.

Field day at McCabe Park

 Hosted by the Children's Hunger Alliance, the Dayton Summer Field Day aims to teach children how to stay fit and eat right.

Jury acquits Gupta

 Dr. Suresh Gupta listens to opening statements in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court while on trial for four counts of gross sexual imposition. Gupta is accused of molesting four female patients.

Posing with Wilbur and Orville

 Readers share photos they snapped at the Wilbur and Orville Wright statue during the 2003 celebration.

Man shot dead in apparent robbery

 Dayton Police Officers talks with men on the scene at the location of a robbery/homicide of a 33 year old black male at the 1400 block of N. Main St. in Dayton in an apparent carjacking.

Area sites up for national honor

 The Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board will meet on Friday, Aug. 1, to review 16 proposed Ohio nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, including three in Dayton.

Moraine recall petitions counted

 Residents of Moraine gather at Dewey's Auto Trim on Soldier Home and West Carrollton Road Tuesday to count signatures on petitions to recall Moraine Mayor Leonard "Sonny" Johnson.

Strickland holds forum on education

 Miami University and Middletown City Schools teamed up to provide a place to watch by video Governor Ted Strickland's invitation-only speech about education reform in Dayton Tuesday, July 29, 2008.

Wii physical therapii

 Physical therapists at Grandview Hospital use the Nintendo Wii game system to help patients in physical therapy, Wednesday, July 23, 2008.

Dunbar Street Bridge

 The $2.3 million dollar bridge was funded by the Federal Highway Administration, the Ohio Department of Transportation Municipal Bridge Program, the Ohio Public Works Commission State Issue 1, a Community Development Block Grant, and the City of Dayton.

Crash flips minivan

 A two vehicle accident at Patterson and Hathaway roads in Oakwood left a Pontiac minivan on its top with one person temporarily trapped inside. The accident occurred about 10:33 a.m. Tuesday July 29.

Chemical fire evacuation

 Harrison Twp. Fire Dept. was called out to Lord Corp. on 4644 Wadsworth Road because of a small fire inside a chemical processing oven on Tuesday July 29. The Lord Corp employees were evacuate for a short amount of time while fire fighters checked the sce

Cop shooting victim laid to rest

 Friends and family pay their last respects and love for Ricky Moore during his funeral at House of Wheat Funeral Home in Dayton on Monday, July 28. Moore was shot to death by a Dayton Police officer on Saturday, July 19.

Fans tour Miley Cyrus tour bus

 Fans endured the sweltering heat Monday, July 28, at Voice of America Centre in West Chester Twp. to be a part of the "Rock Like They Do!" bus tour.

Fallen tree blocks Wyoming St.

 Workers remove a tree blocking Wyoming Street near Wayne Avenue.

Canaan Community Conference Center

 People from the Dayton area community gather at the new Canaan Community Conference Center on July 27, 2008. Dr. Joseph L. Coleman wanted to open a community center "to serve the free community."

Veterans Memorial dedication

 All veterans — past, present and future — were honored today, Saturday, July 27, during a veterans memorial unveiling and dedication ceremony at the Miami Twp. Administration Building.

Former pastor sentenced

 Dennis Bowling, former pastor of the Kingdom Harvest Church in Riverside, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday, July 25, by Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Judge Dennis Langer.

Fatal motorcycle crash scene

 State police and Clayton officers examine the scene of a fatal motorcycle-car collision, July 24, 2008.

RV destroyed after fire

 Four members of a Jackson, Ohio, family and their two dogs escaped a flaming RV Wednesday, July 24, without injury.

Piqua Historical Area dig

 Students from Hocking Technical College in Nelsonville are at the Piqua Historical Area on the Pickawillany site, which was the first large British trading post in Ohioduring the formative years. The site will be open to the public July 24 and 31 into the

Demolition continues at downtown high school

 The former Patterson Cooperative High School is scheduled to slip into history as demolition begins on the building.

Local electric car design

 Dave Secor designed the GEM car, Global Electrical Motor, that sits four people and can go 25-30 miles with charged batteries.

Church members support Tasered man

 Congregation members gathered in solidarity at the St. Helen Roman Catholic Church on Sunday, July 20 to support Damon Marshall, a church member and contract employee who was Tasered by police during the church's spring festival in June.

NEST microscope images

 Images from the University of Dayton's Nanoscale Engineering and Science Laboratory (NEST).

Bountiful wheat harvest

 Bountiful harvest won't necessarily mean record profits as fuel, fertilizer and other costs are up.

Restoration of B-17 at USAF museum

 The B-17D The Swoose recently arrived at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from the National Air and Space Museum.

The Stewart Street bridge

 View new and old photos of Dayton's Stewart Street bridge. The bridge is currently under construction and is expected to reopen at the end of the year 2009.

Dayton sculpture in disrepair

 Downtown's "Flyover" sculpture on South Main Street is losing its blue tiles again -- the result of a design flaw city officials thought was fixed in 2003 but continues to plague the controversial memorial to the Wright brothers' first flight.

WPAFB change-of- command ceremony

 Col. Bradley D. Spacy took over Monday, July 14, as the new base commander at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He became the commander of the 88th Air Base Wing at a 10 a.m. change-of-command ceremony on the base.

Bocce Classic XIV tournament

 The Bocce Classic is an annual fundraising event hosted by the John Pirelli Lodge #1633 OSIA and the Societa Di Mutuo Soccorso Italiana of Dayton.

Orion spacecraft

 The Orion spacecraft's heat shields will be constructed at the Aeronca facility in Middletown.

Obama visits Dayton

 A line formed down Wilkinson St. in downtown Dayton for tickets to see Sen. Barack Obama, Thursday, July 10 near the Montgomery County Democratic Party office.

Heroes Welcoming Heroes party

 Local Airmen and their families were honored Thursday afternoon at the Heroes Welcoming Heroes party held at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

AFL-CIO rally

 Dayton Ohio local AFL-CIO members along with the community gathered in front of Memorial Hall in Dayton Ohio Thursday, July 10, for a rally.

Restaurant collapse

 The facade and portions of the roof and an exterior wall of a Dragon City restaurant on N Keowee St. collapsed Thursday, July 10.

Returning from Iraq

 U.S. Air Force Major Mike Banzet returns home after a year in Iraq.

Bluffton bus crashes

 A charter bus carrying a college baseball team from Ohio plunged off a highway ramp in Atlanta early Friday and slammed into the pavement below, killing at least six people and scattering sports equipment across the road, authorities said.

Bank robbery leads to chase

 Bank robbery suspect captured after a car chase.

Important bridge struck by truck

 The Chambersburg Rd. bridge over Ohio 4 was closed at about noon on Monday, July 7 after it was struck by by a southbound truck on Ohio 4. ODOT bridge inspectors will assess the damage today according to a local ODOT employee on the scene.

Hip-hop dance workshops

 People learn new moves at the dance workshops hosted by Venus Fly Trap at PlayThink Learning Studio on 5th Street. The participants learned elements of Poppin', Lockin', House and Breakin'.

Scout flag retirement ceremony

 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of Miami County all team together to raise the new "Big Flag" and retire the other at Dave Arbogast Buick-Pontiac-GMC in Troy on Sunday July 6.

Teen Summer Studio art project

 Teen students install a sculpture at the Wegerzyn Children's Garden. The installation is a part of the Dayton Art Institute's Teen Summer Studio.

Orchardly Park

 The Grand Opening of Orchardly Park, located at the corner of Orchard Drive and Delaine Avenue, was held July 2, 2008.

Electric Car

 Photos of the third prototype of the Liberator electric car.

Obama visits Zanesville

 Democrat Barack Obama made his first campaign visit since wrapping up the nomination to Ohio’s Appalachian region, touring a food and clothing bank.

John Pont (1927-2008)

 John Pont, an icon of Miami University football and a member of the school's famed Cradle of Coaches, died Tuesday, July 1, at the age of 80 at his home in Oxford.

Downtown statue vandalized

 Police are looking for the person who vandalized one of the 20 City Life statues on South Main Street. A city worker noticed the statue at 200 South Main St. titled "On Top of the News" was damaged on June 24 and had flour thrown on it.

Springboro storm photos

 Photos of the aftermath of severe weather that passed through Springboro on June 28, 2008.

Ammo prices on the rise

 Depending on whom you ask, the price of ammunition has gone up 25 percent, 50 percent, or has even doubled in the past several years.The cause, like the price, seems to vary, from the soaring cost of commodities metals to the Iraq war and the need for mo

Sunwatch hosts Pow Wow

 SunWatch hosts the Miami Valley Council for Native Americans' Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow June 28 and 29, 2008.

Earl dumps Coleen Sullivan

 Former Dayton News Anchor Colleen Sullivan is still linked to Princess Diana's brother, Charles Spencer, the ninth Earl Spencer.

1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane

 A 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane landed at the Dayton Wright Brothers Airport on Monday, June 23 in preparation for public rides Friday through Sunday. The airplane is owned and maintained by the Experimental Aircraft Association and is based in Oshkosh, W

Ex-POW from Ohio joins McCain

 Lt. Col.Tom Moe, a career Air Force fighter pilot living in Lancaster, Ohio was a POW in the Hanoi Hilton with John McCain, and now campaigning for him.

McCain speaks at XU

 Presidential candidate John McCain held a town hall meeting at Xavier University of Thursday, June 26, 2008.

Replacing the Stewart St. bridge

 Starting in June 2008 the Stewart Street bridge, one of the main links between east and west Dayton, will be closed for a year and a half while a replacement bridge is built.

Storms hit area

 Brief storms passed through the area in the early evening of June, 25 causing power outages and wind damage.

Bush Legacy Tour kicks off

 The Washington, D.C.-based Bush Legacy Tour, which kicked off today in Dayton with about 150 more stops planned throughout the country during the summer, attracted a crowd at Courthouse Square. The tour is an effort to protest President Bush's policies, a

Submitted storm photos

 User submitted photos of rain and flooding.

Woman arrested in DDN lot

 Dayton police pulled over a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of the Dayton Daily News, 1611 S. Main St. Police arrested a 30-year old Wilmington woman who was driving the vehicle.

Great Dayton Flood of 1913

 March marks the 95th Anniversary of the Great Dayton Flood of 1913.

Gene Hackman visits Greene

 Academy Award-winning actor Gene Hackman at The Greene's Books & Co. on June 23. Hackman and co-author, Daniel Lenihan, sign their new novel of the Civil War, "Escape From Andersonville."

Car crashes into porch

 For reasons that are unclear, a driver plowed his car into the concrete porch of a home at 1009 Dennison Ave. on Monday evening, June 23.

Helter Skelter at Dayton Art Institute

 A huge mixed-media collage/painting by artist Mark Bradford, named Helter Skelter, is now featured in the rotunda at the Dayton Art Institute.

Go Skateboarding Day

 DC/AWS Kettering Skate Park hosts its part of Go Skateboarding Day, a worldwide event held every June 21.

New dog park in Tipp City

 Local canines sniff around the new dog park at Kyle Park in Tipp City.

2008 Juneteenth celebration

 The theme of the 9th annual Juneteenth Festival in McIntosh Park Sunday was Family Fitness. The festivities ended a weekend of events to celebrate the end of slavery in 1865 for all African Americans.

It's About Freedom pride dinner

 Performances marked this year's It's About Freedom Pride Dinner for the GLBT community at the Ponitz Center at Sinclair Community College.

Mystery around girl found in trash

 Heather Walker, 18, missing since Feb. 9, 2008, was found in a trash can between vacant houses on East Third Street in Dayton on Saturday, April 26.

Nursing center senior prom

 Mary Scott hosts their 6th annual senior prom for residents and their families with music, refreshments, and dancing. This year’s theme is "Drifting on a Memory," the first line from the 1975 Isley Brothers’ song "For the Love of You."

Horses get painted

 Horses get painted during day camp at Shannon Stables in Beavercreek on June, 19, 2008.

Animals confiscated from home

 Hundreds of animals, dead and alive, were taken from a home in Trotwood by the Humane Society of Greater Dayton.

Plane crash in West Carrollton

 One person was killed and another was injured in a plane crash Tuesday morning, June 17, in West Carrollton. The dead person was identified as Leonard Notek of Castle Rock, Colorado. He was the plane's pilot and is a former Beavercreek resident.

Remembering Joe Nuxhall

 View photos from the career of Reds' broadcaster Joe Nuxhall.

Truck crashes into bridge on I-75

 Southbound Interstate 75 was shut down south of I-70 on Monday, June 16, after a truck with an attached crane struck and severely damaged the Timber Lane bridge that crosses the highway.

Meals on Wheels hit by gas prices

 The organization, like others, has been hit by higher gas prices. The program's 80-plus drivers, operating from the Senior Resource Connection on Wilkinson Street in Dayton, provide 13,000-14,000 meals a week to about 2,000 people in 11 counties.

NASIC change of command ceremony

 A National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) change of command ceremony took place at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on Tuesday, June 17, 2008. Col. D. Scott George assumed command from Col. Karen A. Cleary.

Area soldiers return from Iraq

 36 members of the 88th Security Forces Squadron from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base returned home Tuesday in three waves.

2008 Wright State Graduation

 Wright State University held its 41st semiannual commencement ceremony Saturday, June 14 in the Ervin J. Nutter Center.

Rose Court Cotillion practice

 Eighth Grade students practicing for the Second Annual Principal's Eighth Grade Rose Court Cotillion at Wogaman Elementary in June of 2008.

Sinclair graduation

 Did we see you at the 2008 commencement ceremony for Sinclair Community College graduates on Friday, June 13, 2008?

Fire destroys RV park clubhouse

 An RV park clubhouse is in ashes after fire ripped through the structure early Saturday, June 14. Firefighters responded to the blaze at Tomorrow Stars Resorts, 6716 E. National Road at 4:45 a.m., said Assistant Chief Denny Paul, Harmony Twp. Fire Departm

Major welcomed home

 After six months in Afghanistan, Air Force Maj. Bob Hayes, 41, of Washington Twp., was welcomed home by his entire family, including 6 of his 9 siblings.

Storms topple trees in Fairborn

 Storms that moved through the Miami Valley on Friday, June 13 caused a damage, especially in Fairborn, where a number of trees were uprooted. A funnel cloud reportedly touched down near the intersection of Old Yellow Springs Road and Loretta Avenue, the G

Trotwood- Madison H.S. graduation

 Photos from Trotwood-Madison High School's June 10 graduation ceremony.

2 dead in U.S. 35 accident

 Photos from the scene of a fatal accident on U.S. 35 at Liscum Drive.

Tipp City hardware store to open

 The new Tipp City Menards Mega Store, located at 75 Weller Drive, will be open for business on Tuesday, June, 17, 2008.

Trial of Nicole Ballenger

 Nicole Ballenger was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the shooting death of her ex-husband, Trotwood Police officer Cedric A. Ballenger. She was sentenced Wednesday, June 11, in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court by Judge Barbara P. Gorman.

2008 Fairmont graduation

 View photos from Kettering Fairmont High School's graduation ceremony on June 5, 2008.

Hamventions of the past and present

 The largest amateur radio gathering in the world has happened every year in the Dayton area since 1952. Here are some photos from past Hamventions.

Triple shooting in Dayton

 Two men and a woman were shot Tuesday afternoon, June 10 at the Westdale Terrace apartment complex on the city's west side. The woman was shot in the head, and all three people were rushed to Miami Valley Hospital.

Eighth Grade Rose Court Cotillion

 The event was held June 6, 2008 at Wogaman Elementary in Dayton.The school's principal Saundra Collie said the cotillion is to expose the children to formal dress affairs and to make them aware of community support.About 29 organizations and community l

The foreclosure crisis

 Some of the people affected by the foreclosure crisis in the Miami Valley.

Kennedy assassination remembered

 How did Dayton react to the news of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination in 1968?

Man pinned under truck after crash

 A man's arm was pinned underneath his pick-up truck when he lost control of the truck and it skidded on its side into a utility pole on Troy Street at Carlotta Drive about noon on Thursday, June 5.

Cooling off at Splash! Moraine

 Temperatures are expected to reach the 90s this week, and many people cool off at Splash! Moraine.

Aftermath of recent storms

 Storms that came through June 3 and 4, 2008 caused flooding and property damage all across southwest Ohio.

2008 Top Area Students

 Take a look at some of the area's high school Valedictorians and Salutatorians. We'll be adding more as school comes to a close for the summer, so check back often!

Flooding in Bellbrook

 Anyone coming into Bellbrook on westbound Ohio 725 got a soggy greeting Wednesday, June 4, as the city's welcome signs at Sackett-Wright Park were partially under water, due to flooding of the Little Miami River.

2008 Wayne High School Graduation

 Check back here Monday, June 2 for photos from Wayne High School's June 1 graduation ceremony.

Man on trial for alleged sexual battery

 James Clay is charged with 1 felony account of sexual battery for alleged sexual conduct with a 15-year-old girl. Clay is a former freshman boys basketball coach at Troy Christian School.

Man jumps into river to elude police

 A wanted man tried to flee from police Monday, June 2, by jumping into the Great Miami River, but his swim for freedom was short-lived.

Sisters die of CO poisoning

 As funeral arrangements are finalized for two sisters killed by carbon monoxide poisoning in a Wayne Twp. home, friends and family try to understand the unlikely tragedies.

'Wild' Dayton police chase

 A dramatic police chase through Trotwood and west Dayton on Monday ended when the suspect's stolen SUV rammed an unmarked sheriff's cruiser head on and careened into the front porch of a home in the 1100 block of Burleigh Avenue in Dayton.

2008 Valley View High Graduation

 Photos from Valley View High School's June 1 graduation ceremony.

2008 Beavercreek High School graduation

 Photos from Beavercreek High School's May 31 graduation ceremony.

Stebbins High School Graduation

 Check out photos from Stebbins High School's June 1 graduation ceremony.

2008 Butler High School Graduation

 Photos from Butler High School's May 30 graduation ceremony.

2008 Miamisburg High School graduation

 See photos from Miamisburg High School's May 31 graduation ceremony.

2008 Centerville High School graduation

 Photos from Centerville High School's May 31 graduation ceremony.

Ballroom dance competition

 Dayton Public Schools ballroom dance competition at the Dayton Masonic Center Sunday, June 1, 2008.

2008 Tippecanoe High School Graduation

 Check out photos from Tippecanoe High School's June 1 graduation ceremony.

2008 Bellbrook H.S. Graduation

 View photos from Bellbrook High School's May 31 graduation ceremony.

Phil Donahue in Dayton

 Phil Donahue visits Dayton to discuss the film 'Body of War' which is showing at The Neon in downtown Dayton, Friday, May 30, 2008. Donahue will appear at several showings of the film on May 30th and answer questions afterward.

Jefferson Elementary closing its doors

 Jefferson Elementary School in Dayton is closing its doors June 5th.

2008 West Carrollton Graduation

 See photos from West Carrollton High School's May 29 graduation ceremony at the Schuster Center.

Gas protest in Dayton

 Demonstrators protest the high price of gasoline in front of the Old Courthouse at Third and Main streets in downtown Dayton on Thursday, May 29. The protest is part of an ongoing Southern Christian Leadership Conference campaign to bring down soaring gas

Wright B Flyer replica on the move

 Wright 'B' Flyer, Inc. members move the tail section of a new Wright B replica under construction in Miamisburg on Thursday, May 29, 2008. The Makino company from Mason announced it is sponsoring a Wright B Flyer that will be taken to the Farnborough Air

2008 Milton-Union H.S. graduation

 Photos from Milton-Union High School's May 23 graduation ceremony.

Local speller bows out of national bee

 Rachel M. Castle, 14, of Dayton, an eighth grader at Bishop Leibold Elementary School, correctly spelled the word 'qwerty' in the second round of Scripps 2008 National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC Thursday, May 29, 2008.

'Walk with Giants' festival

 The Walk With Giants "Memorial Day At Home" festival was held Sunday May 25 on the Dayton VA Medical Center grounds. The event, which honors veterans for serving the country, featured period re-enactment groups, artillery demonstrations and other activiti

Warrior Soccer Classic tournament

 A record 525 teams and their fans arrived in the Miami Valley over the Memorial Day weekend for the Warrior Soccer Classic. Here spectators watch play Sunday, May 25, at Oakwood Old River Soccer Park, one of the four venues for the tournament now in its 2

Splash Moraine water park opens

 Visitors to Splash Moraine enjoy the water Sunday May 25. The water park opened for the season Saturday May 24.

2008 Fairborn High School Graduation

 Photos from Fairborn High School's May 23 graduation ceremony.

2008 area graduations

 Take a look at graduation ceremonies from schools all across the Miami Valley.

Beavercreek seniors enjoy last days

 A group of senior students from Beavercreek High School have some fun on their second-to-last day of school.

Peace rally, march in Dayton

 ARISE Academy held a 'Stop the Violence Peace Rally' in Dayton Thursday, May 22. Students, faculty and members of the public marched from the school to downtown Dayton for a rally at Courthouse Square.

Baby falcons born in Dayton

 Dayton's two newest peregrine falcon chicks Miami and Kickapoo are banded Thursday, May 22. The chicks hatched to parents atop the Liberty Tower in downtown Dayton.

2008 Xenia High School Graduation

 Photos from the Wednesday, May 21, Xenia High School Class of 2008 graduation ceremony.

Dayton marches for peace

 The Dayton community marches down Edwin C. Moses to the Peace/Third Street bridge during the 20th Anniversary Peace Bridge Event on Sunday May 18 in Dayton.

Blessing of the Bikes

 See photos from the 8th Annual Blessing of the Bikes at the UD Arena, an event to bless the bikes and riders for safe travels in the coming season. Each biker was asked to donate $1 which will go to A Special Wish Foundation, which grants the wishes of lo

Rebuilding Dayton's South Park

 See before and after photos of homes in Dayton's Historic South Park neighborhood after demolitions by the American Institute of Architects.

Dayton Police Awards Ceremony

 The Dayton Police Department's Awards Ceremony was held at Carillon Park on Thursday, May 15, 2008.

Kettering Police Memorial Service

 Members of the Kettering Police Department and the greater community gathered Wednesday, May 14 outside the Kettering Government Center for the annual Kettering Police Department Memorial Service.

The Marc Dann saga

 Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann admitted he had an inappropriate relationship with a staff member and apologized to his wife for that relationship.

Fallen officer memorial

 Police officers from all over the area participated in procession down 2nd Street in downtown Dayton Friday morning to remember the slain officers.

Remembering Omar Williams

 Omar Williams, a sportscaster for Channel 2 WDTN who was called the 'Dean of Dayton Sportscasters," died in his sleep on Saturday, May 3, in Marco Island, Fla. He was 83.

Mothers of the Year

 A look at past Dayton Daily News 'Mothers of the Year'.

Photos of 'Blue Jacket' drama

 For the first time in 27 years, there will be no "Blue Jacket." The outdoor drama at Caesar's Ford Park Amphitheatre has been halted.

2000 Xenia tornado

 Tornado hit Xenia, Ohio on the evening of Wednesday Sept. 20, 2000.

Pilot error cited in crash

 A pilot's failure to maintain clearance from the ground during an aerobatics routine caused his fatal crash at the Dayton Air Show last July, but the presence of airborne smoke contributed to the accident, a federal investigation has concluded.

Columbus Crew visits Centerville

 The Columbus Crew visit for the Centerville United Soccer Association's "Soccer Rocks" event at Oak Grove Park in Centerville on May 6.

Police chase ends in back yard

 A Dayton police officer shot and fatally wounded a fleeing robbery suspect in a scuffle in the back yard of a residence shortly before 1 a.m. this morning, according to Sgt. David Hale of the Montgomery County Sheriff's office.

Fire at Huber Heights apartment

 One man was transported to the hospital by ambulance to be treated for smoke inhalation and several others were left homeless after a Sunday evening, May 4, fire destroyed a four-unit apartment building in the 5300 block of Hilgeford Drive.

Central State graduation

 Central State University students, friends and relatives celebrated graduation on a rainy day Saturday, May 3, 2008, at the campus.

University of Dayton graduation

 With about 1,255 undergraduates receiving degrees Sunday, May 4, some had a long wait to pick up their diplomas at the school's 158th commencement at UD Arena.

Dayton police history exhibit

 Dayton History, formerly Montgomery County Historical Society, and the police department will debut the exhibit "Patrolling the Streets of Dayton: The History of the City of Dayton Police Force," on Saturday, May 3, at Carillon Historical Park.

2008 Journalism Boot Camp

 Nearly 30 students from Dayton area public, private and parochial schools worked side-by-side with area journalists during the Greater Dayton Assocation of Black Journalists fifth annual boot camps for high school students.

Call to Duty Ceremony

 Soldiers and their loved ones come together during the Ohio Army National Guard's 371st Sustainment Brigade Call to Duty Ceremony at The Vineyard Church in Beavercreek, Sunday April 27 as the brigade prepares to leave on April 30th for training for Iraq i

In memory of Matt Maupin

 The remains of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Keith "Matt" Maupin of Batavia, who was captured in Iraq and has been missing since 2004, were found outside of Baghdad. His family and friends honor his memory on Saturday, April 26, 2008.

You've Been Spotted: DVAC art auction

 Were YOU spotted at the Dayton Visual Arts Center's 2008 Art Auction in the lobby of the Kettering Tower, Friday, April 25, 2008?

Dayton Visual Arts Center auction

 See photos from the Dayton Visual Art Center's 2008 Art Auction in the lobby of the Kettering Tower, Friday, April 25, 2008.

Antioch College to suspend operations

 Antioch College in Yellow Springs will suspend its operations on July 1, 2008, citing a lack of financial resources and declining enrollment.

Alpacas prepare for warm weather

 With the help of a New Zealand native's clippers, a leaf blower, socks, ropes and pulleys, 350 alpacas at Heatherbrook Farms are ready for the summer heat.

Guilty verdict in ice pick murder

 Jurors found Sandra Matthews-Johnson guilty of aggravated murder in the death of her roommate, Ottie Marie Tomlinson, who was stabbed in the head with an ice pick.

Local gas prices jump up

 Gas prices saw a drastic spike on Tuesday morning, April 22, although some area stations drew in lines of cars by keeping the prices low.

Veillette's mistress speaks out

 Michel Veillette's mistress, a Canadian stripper named Sabba Siraj, says Veilette planned to cut all ties the night of family's murder.

Building green houses locally

 Litehouse Development Group is building 40 midsize "green" townhouses at First Street and North Patterson Boulevard. Homes are built on previously developed sites and feature energy-efficient doors, windows and appliances, a high-efficiency furnace, natur

2-year-old struck, killed by SUV

 A 2-year-old West Chester Twp. girl was flown to Children's Hospital in Cincinnati after being struck by a sport utility vehicle in an apartment complex parking lot on Monday, April 21, 2008. She died at the hospital.

Area Earth Day activities

 See how area residents are doing their part to make the world a cleaner place to live during local Earth Day activities.

Church service at bar

 The Country Rock Church held a service at the Pub and Lounge bar in Sidney.

Spotted: Rally for Success

 Were YOU spotted at the "We Know We Can" Rally for Success at Sinclair Community College, Sunday, April 20, 2008?

Rally for Success at Sinclair

 Dayton Public Schools held a Rally for Success at Sinclair Community College on Sunday, April 20, 2008.

Ohio vets part of Honor Flight

 Seventeen Ohio veterans are part of the Honor Flight a group made of veterans from across the United States.

The beauty of spring

 Our staff photographers have set out to capture the beauty of springtime.

YBS: Fairborn firefighters reunion

 Were YOU spotted at the Fairborn Firefighters Reunion, Friday, April 11, 2008?

Fire damages Clearcreek Twp. home

 Firefighters and emergency workers from several area departments respond to a house fire at 3660 Weisenberger Road in Clearcreek Twp. Thursday, April 17.

Fairborn firefighters reunion

 A reunion of Fairborn fire fighters at the Fire Administration offices was held Friday, April 11, 2008.

Karl Rove in Kettering

 Former President Bush adviser Karl Rove spoke at Trent Arena in Kettering on Tuesday, April 16.

Ft. Greenville exhibit

 See photos of some of about 1,000 artifacts from the largest stockade fort ever built in North America, some never before seen by the public set to open April 20 at the Garst Museum in Greenville. Fort Green Ville was the site of the 1795 signing of a tre

Voinovich, Turner tour ISUS house

 U.S. Senator George V. Voinovich and Congressman Mike Turner are given a tour of a house designed and built by ISUS (Improved Solutions for Urban Systems) students. The house is located at the corner of N. Williams St and W. Second St, in Dayton.

UD Relay for Life

 University of Dayton students, colleagues, and friends braved cold and rain to walk all night during their Relay for Life.

Winter Guard competitions

 Check out photos from some 2007 Winter Guard competitions.

Prairie burns

 Prairie burns are meant to duplicate a natural cycle and help keep the prairies healthy.

Anniversary: 1974 Xenia tornado

 On April 3, 1974, a devastating tornado ripped through Xenia and surrounding areas. Thirty-three people died and more than a thousand were injured. See photos of the damage.

Dominic's restaurant demolished

 Dayton landmark Dominic's on Main Street was sold to Miami Valley Hospital. The restaurant held on auction in November, 2007. The building was demolished in April, 2008.

YBS: Dominic's auction

 Were YOU spotted at the Dominic's Italian restaurant auction on Nov. 10, 2007?

Students visit Glen Helen

 The 6th graders of Catholic Central of Springfield are spending the week at the Center learning about the outdoors.

Multiple fires in the city

 An early morning fire at 47 Drake Ave. burned violently enough to ignite houses on either side, said District Fire Chief Richard Post. Later Monday morning, March 31, Dayton fire crews responded to another fire on Stanford Place.

President visits Miami Valley

 President Bush smiles as he walks in a light rain from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 27, 2008, as he leaves for a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Greenville fatal fire

 A fire Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, in a Greenville multi-unit house killed "multiple victims," according to officials there.

Attempted murder trial

 Attorneys were scheduled to make opening statements Monday afternoon, March 24, in the attempted murder trial of Mahdi H. Almosawi, a Dayton man accused of beating his girlfriend unconscious with a hammer/ax.

Victims of Mercer County crash

 Jordan Moeller, 18, of Chickasaw; Jordan Diller, 19, of Maria Stein; Jordan Goettemoeller, 19, of Maria Stein; and Bradley Roeckner, 19, of Chickasaw were killed in an early-morning crash on Saturday, March 15.

You've Been Spotted: St. Patrick's Day

 Were you spotted on St. Patrick's Day 2008?

Traditional Torah Walk

 The congregation of Beth Abraham Synagogue takes part in a traditional Torah Walk on Sunday, March 16. The procession symbolizes the move to a new worship site. Members took turns carrying Beth Abraham's 11 Torahs to the new synagogue at the site of NCR's

Remembering Howard Metzenbaum

 Former Ohio Senator Howard Metzenbaum, an Ohio Democrat who was a feisty self-made millionaire, art collector and one-man roadblock against corporate tax breaks, has died. He was 90.

You've Been Spotted: IKEA

 Where you spotted at the West Chester IKEA opening March 12, 2008?

'40 Days' anti-abortion rally

 Dayton is among some 50 cities in 29 states participating in the 40 Days for Life campaign, which is running Feb. 6 through Sunday, March 16. Here, demonstrators gather at the Dayton Women's Medical Center on Stroop Rd in Kettering.

Area winter weather

 Photos of winter weather from all over the area for the 2007-08 season.

Your photos from Blizzard of '78

 User-submitted photos from the Great Blizzard of 1978.

Amanda Wright Lane honored

 A look at Amanda Wright Lane, great-grandniece of the Wright brothers, through the years.

Voters cast their ballots

 Photos of local voters heading out to cast their votes in the March 4 primary election and more.

You've Been Spotted: Obama rally

 Were you spotted at the Barack Obama rally at the Nutter Center in Fairborn on Monday, February 25, 2008?

Students give to Locks of Love

 Approximately 60 students signed up to give some of their hair for Locks of Love.

Underwater search at state park

 A search and rescue team including a diver looked for a possible victim inside a pond at Sycamore State Park. Hikers found a snowboard and boots near the pond and reported it to police.

REACH Across Dayton

  The Feb. 29, 2008 REACH Across Dayton conference, "In The Spirit of Family: Together We're Home" provided a range of cultural programs and educational opportunities to facilitate an integrated exploration of the humanities and art unique to ethnic tradit

YBS: Reach Across Dayton

 Were you spotted at the REACH Across Dayton 15th Annual Studies Conference? The Feb. 29, 2008 conference, "In The Spirit of Family: Together We're Home" provided a range of cultural programs and educational opportunities to facilitate an integrated explor

House fire in Vandalia

 Firefighters from at least seven Montgomery County jurisdictions spent two hours Thursday night, Feb. 28, fighting a fire that destroyed a single-story house fire at 805 Westhafer Road.

Huckabee in Mason

 Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee spoke at a rally at the Great Wolf Lodge Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008 in Mason.

Bill Clinton in Springfield

 Former President Bill Clinton stumped for wife Hillary at the Springfield YMCA in her attempt to win the state’s March 4 primary

Area volunteers campaign for Obama

 Volunteers for Barack Obama's campaign gather to plan canvassing Butler Co. neighborhoods on Saturday, Feb. 23. Approximately a dozen volunteers, mostly Miami University students, went door-to-door for the candidate.

Your snowmen photos

 User submitted snowmen photos.

Sidney house fire claims 3

 As the body recovery task begins in the early morning, Sidney firefighters and a backhoe search the smoldering ashes of a fatal house fire at 806 E. Mason Rd. near Sidney Wednesday. Three children under the age of 18 perished in the fire.

UD unveils its master plan

 Artists renderings of the proposed long-term plans for the University of Dayton including new housing along Stewart St., sharing space with other facilities including the University Center for the Arts as part of the UD campus master plan.

Clinton speaks to Wilberforce graduates

 U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton was in Fairborn on May 5 to deliver a commencement address to the 2007 Wilberforce University graduating class.

Fire at Miami County farm

 Firefighters battle a structure fire on the Jerry Weaver farm at 10304 Fenner Road near Pleasant Hill in Western Miami County Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008.

Stivers School dedication ceremony

 A dedication for the Stivers School for the Arts renovation and new construction was Sunday.

Rain causing flooding around Ohio

 A couple weather systems will collide in the Dayton area today, leading to enough rain to flood creeks, streams and other drainage areas today and into Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of western Ohio and b

You've Been Spotted: Groundhog Day

 Were YOU spotted on Groundhog Day at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, February 2, 2008?

Van crashes into guardrail on I-75

 A van was driving at a high rate of speed and swerved across several lanes of traffic and hit the rail under the Ohio 129 bridge early Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, on I-75 southbound in Liberty Twp. according to witnesses. There were two people in the van who we

Dayton Engineers Club

 See some of the sights of the Dayton Engineers Club, which celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.

Help catch a suspect

 Police are looking for a woman who's been cashing and passing checks in the Dayton area that were stolen from a Riverside woman. The suspect was caught on video at Value City, Walgreen's and Kroger, and is unknown to victim. She's described as white, medi

Hairball Humane Society Fundraiser

 The Hairball Fundraiser for the Humane Society, held at the Dayton Masonic Society, included food, dancing, live entertainment, and outrageous hair and costume designs.

Roosevelt School, Rec Plex Plans

 Artist's renderings of the new Roosevelt school and rec plex.

You've Been Spotted: MLK March and Rally

 Were you spotted at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day march and rally?

MLK Day march in Dayton

 The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Celebration in Dayton took place Monday, Jan. 21, 2008.

MLK day events in the area

 See photos from events honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. around the area.

Johnson family found dead

 Glenn Johnson Jr., 34, Kendra Johnson, 26, Kevin Johnson, 5, Mckinzye Johnson, 2 and Mya Johnson, 18 months, all of the 1800 block of Parkamo Avenue in Hamilton, were found dead in their vehicle that was submerged in a creek in rural Gallatin County betwe

Downtown traffic accident

 Police and fire officers work with paramedics to treat victims at the scene of an accident at First and St. Clair streets in downtown Dayton, Thursday, January 17, 2008. A car was struck by a pick-up truck.

Students talk about Dr. King

 Twelve students presented their interpretations of Dr. Martin Luther King's vision based on the theme, "I Have A Dream: If I Could Talk to Dr. King Today, I Would Say." Staff photo by Lisa Powell

Local woman IDs birds

 Clayton native Marcy Heacker-Skeans -- along with a team of Smithsonian researchers –- have studied the sometimes goopy remains of birds that collided with aircraft. They identify the bird, take that data and enter it into a database.

LEGO League Championship

 View photos from the First Lego League Ohio State Championship on Sunday, January 13, 2008 at The Ervin J. Nutter Center.

Dayton Audubon Society's bird count

 The 84th Dayton Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count took place Sunday, Dec. 30. Dayton Audubon Society counted birds at many different Dayton locations for their annual calculation.

Fire on Deeds Ave.

 A fire damaged a vacant building Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of Deeds Avenue in Dayton. It will likely be ruled an arson, fire department officials said.

Dayton's new police chief

 Richard S. Biehl was introduced at a press conference Friday as the new Director and Chief of the Dayton Police Dept.

Vehicle runs into car, house

 A vehicle nearly ran into a house at 831 Patterson Rd in Dayton after losing control and hitting another vehicle after an alleged altercation that involved the driver of the vehicle.

Memorial for Clifton Alexander

 A make-shift memorial for Clifton Alexander, who died Monday evening. The memorial is at a rock that sits in front of Sigma Nu, a fraternity in Oxford. Alexander, from Piqua and a student at Miami, was a fraternity member.

Aviation Hall of Fame

 A founder of Southwest Airlines, a World War II flying ace, an aerobatic competition champion and a naval aviation pioneer will be the newest additions to the National Aviation Hall of Fame as its Class of 2008.

Remembering Casey Calvert

 Casey Calvert, guitarist for the Dayton rock band Hawthorne Heights, died suddenly on Saturday, Nov. 24.

History of Julienne High School

 Relive it or discover the history of Julienne High School.

Area couple weds at Wal-Mart

 Chester “Chetâ€? Elridge and Danna Hornbeck met at the store’s employee orientation. She agreed to their first date in the furniture section and the couple married in the lawn and garden department Thursday.

Wright Flyer replica practices

 Wright Flyer replica preps for anniversary flight

Freshmen arrive at Antioch

 About 60 freshmen arrived at Antioch College on Thursday, August 23, 2007 to move in and enroll in classes

Your 2007 back to school photos

 See user-submitted photos from back-to-school involving area schools.

Students return to school

 It's that time of year when students return to school after their long summer break.

Convenience store robbery

 Photos from the scene where two people were shot to death and two people were arrested in a convenience store robbery Tuesday Aug. 21, 2007, Dayton police said.

Beavercreek Mayor in ethics probe

 City Council members acknowledged Monday evening that they turned Mayor Scott Hadley over to the Ohio Ethics Commission after discovering he was doing business with the city and The Greene.

Dayton Air Show: You've been spotted

 See if you've been spotted by us at the 2007 Vectren Dayton Air Show.

Air Force "UAV" spy planes

 Check out photos of UAV's, unmanned aerial vehicles, from the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

2 die in police chase

 Two people died when this car struck a utility pole on Lakeview at Groveland at approximately 3 a.m. Thursday morning according to Dayton Police. The car had been pursued by Miamisburg and Moraine Police after the license plates revealed the car as being

1924 International Air Race

 Historic photos from the 1924 International Air Races, held in Dayton at Wilbur Wright Field.

Antioch meeting

 Tuesday night's town hall meeting in Yellow Springs focused on Antioch College.

Lightning causes house fire

 Lightning hit ex-NFL player Jeff Graham's house Thursday, setting it ablaze.

Tradition Pow Wow Festival

 Members of the Miami Valley Council for Native Americans build a bowrey, or arbor, out of willow at Sunwatch Indian Village in preparation of this weekend's 19th Annual Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow.

Ocean exhibit debuts at zoo

 Part of the Indianapolis Zoo's new Ocean's Exhibit, the Dolphin-In-Water Adventure program gives people the chance to encounter dolphins up close.

2007 Memorial Day

 2007 Memorial Day celebrations.

Your Hamvention photos

 User-submitted photos of the Dayton Hamvention held annually at Hara Arena, bringing thousands to the Dayton area from all over the world.

Sky dive festival

 Sky diving festival at the Warren County Airport.

59 new U.S. citizens in Dayton

 See photos of 59 people representing 30 counties who met in the Old Courthouse on Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton Tuesday, May 1, 2007 to be sworn in as U.S. citizens.

Kings Island opens

 Kings Island opened for the 2007 season Saturday, April 21, 2007.

Restoring a B-17 bomber

 Restoring a B-17 bomber, affectionately called the "Champaign Lady," has become a community activity.

Bluffton baseball team to play this season

 Bluffton University announced Tuesday that its baseball team will continue its season after the death of five players in a bus crash earlier this month.

Bus crash victims remembered

 The wave of grief stretched from the tiny village of Verona in Preble County to a major league baseball park in Fort Myers, Florida.

Firehawk to debut at Kings Island

 The new thrill ride Firehawk will deubt this spring at Kings Island,

The blizzard of 1977 in pictures

 Pictures from the blizzard of 1977.

LEGO Tournament at Nutter Center

 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Techonology) LEGO League Ohio State Championship Tournament. The event took place at the Ervin J. Nutter Center with 48 teams of 9- to 14-year-olds from across Ohio participating.

First flight anniversary

 Today marked the 103rd annivesary of the Wright brothers first powered flight

Great Wolf Lodge opens near Kings Island

 The $100 million resort with its 78,000 square-foot indoor waterpark opens today next to Paramount's Kings Island on Kings Island Drive.

Foy's Halloween store

 In October, Foy's Halloween Stores command the Fairborn downtown community, said John G. Dalton, executive director of the Fairborn Chamber of Commerce.

Fashions Aid

 Fashions Aid Medical Education Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show

History takes flight

 A replica of the Santos-Dumont Demoiselle, left, flies with the Wright "B" Flyer.

Local 9/11 remembrance

 Dayton comes together to remember 9/11.

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