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4:32 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Grand Jury: No Indictments In Schenck Case

A Greene County grand jury has decided not to indict an officer involved in the July death of Yellow Springs resident Paul E. Schenck who was shot and killed in a standoff with police in late July.

The grand jury reviewed the testimony of six witnesses and then determined that the use of deadly force was appropriate in the case.

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6:26 am
Thu January 2, 2014

School and Business Closings - January 2, 2013

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The entire Miami Valley is under a Winter Weather advisory today, with 2-4 inches of snow accumulation expected. Snow is expected to remain steady throughout the day and taper towards the evening hours. Much colder weather will be behind the snow. Lows tonight will be in the lower single digits. Another system could bring more wintry weather for the weekend. While it's too soon to tell exact amounts, it's likely more snow accumulation is on its way. From our partners at WHIO
Get the latest Dayton area school and business closings from We provide up-to-the-minute weather-related closing information for your school or school district, business, day care, or church. There are currently 51 active closings in the Dayton area.
Around the Miami Valley
6:04 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Grand Jury: No Charges In Yellow Springs Shooting Death

A grand jury has concluded a law enforcement officer appropriately used force in shooting and killing a man who fired at authorities in a standoff at his western Ohio home.

The Dayton Daily News reports a grand jury reviewed evidence Monday and declined to indict anyone in the death of 42-year-old Paul Schenck of Yellow Springs.

Authorities were called to Schenck's home, roughly 15 miles east of Dayton, over a domestic dispute July 30.

Investigators say Schenck fired at least 191 shots out of his home. Some hit neighboring houses and law enforcement vehicles.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:00 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Dayton Mediation Center In A Growth Spurt

Disagreements with neighbors or spouses can be ugly, and they can also be costly for the people and institutions involved. The Dayton Mediation Center has been working for 27 years to stem the social and fiscal costs of conflict by addressing it at its root, using volunteer mediators. The center works closely with neighborhood groups and the Montgomery County juvenile court to take on cases that might otherwise go through police, or result in either criminal charges or expensive litigation.

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12:16 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: December 13 - 19, 2013

DCDC performing in 2012

Imagine: nearly a hundred people huddled together on a cold December evening to face the waning light by consoling themselves through the power of the written word. Tonight from 7-9pm the Tecumseh Land Trust and Glen Helen Ecology Institute are once again sponsoring a poetry reading.

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