On Thursday evening, the Yellow Springs police department responded to a bomb threat made by an anonymous caller claiming that an explosive device had been placed at Antioch Midwest University, located at 900 Dayton Street.
A new telephone emergency alert system was used by the village of Yellow Springs during a deadly standoff with police on Tuesday night. WYSO’s Emily McCord is asking some questions about how the system was deployed.
The Yellow Springs Police held a press conference Wednesday, detailing the events of the stand-off that left one man dead and another injured. The deceased has been identified as Paul E. Schenk, 42, of 280 N. High Street. His son, Max Schenck, 19, was injured. While still under investigation, the standoff resulted from a domestic dispute.