Butler County

Police arrest man accused of groping woman at Speedway in West Chester

‘It is time to rethink the role of the FBI’: Ohio sheriff writes letter to Trump calling for shift of some powers to US Marshals

  VIDEO: Teen leads OSP on high-speed I-75 chase from Troy to Middletown

Warrant issued for man accused of groping woman at West Chester gas station

Four judges recuse themselves from case of Butler County RV business owner’s alleged attack on wife

  Police investigate allegation of inappropriate conduct by substitute teacher at Creekside Middle School

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District: Fairfield Senior High School student found with 2 knives

Sheriff: Fentanyl found when feds, deputies search Liberty Township apartment

Woman killed in Middletown crash identified

  Sheriff’s lost wallet found more than 12 years later

Victim files civil lawsuit against Hamilton County man convicted of rape of child

OSP: Teen under arrest after high-speed I-75 chase without headlights from Troy to Middletown

Woman dead after Middletown crash involving box truck, semi

A box truck reportedly plowed the woman's car into an oncoming semi.

  Butler County man doing whatever it takes to find kidney for his wife

“When you love someone, you do what you have to do.”

  Massive Middletown warehouse fire ignited Wednesday continues to smolder

City officials say vacant and blighted buildings, like the warehouse that caught fire Wednesday, are a problem for cities all across Ohio.

  Butler County Sheriff to offer CCW training to church security teams

The training comes less than a week after a church shooting in Texas.

  Middletown fire crews continue to put out hot spots at ‘catastrophic’ warehouse blaze

2 to hospital in Hamilton shooting, police say

  Man facing 101 child porn charges released from Butler County Jail

  After lifetime in animal shelter, 8-year-old pup adopted just in time for Christmas

Donation drive for Middletown family who lost home in apartment collapse

  WATCH: Video shows blaze take down house in Hamilton

  Middletown mother putting up flyers for missing daughter: 'I am not going to stop until I find her’

33-year-old Brooklyn Suzanne Short was last seen in Middletown in October. More than two months later, her mother is in the throes of a desperate search.

Jail records: Butler County man facing prolific child pornography charges posts bond, set to be released

Trevor Fraley is charged in what, according to Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones, is one of the worst cases of child pornography his office has ever seen.

  $5,000 reward offered to find Hamilton dog abuser

“This little dog is in danger every minute he or she spends at the hands of this violent person."

35-year-old woman chooses absolute worst moment to steal from Oxford Walmart

If only she'd picked a time when 16 police officers *weren't* already inside.

  Family of Middletown woman missing since 2017 asking for information

The woman is one of six who went missing from the area in a 15-month span.

Miami University student gets probation, fine for animal cruelty

Animal control found the pup emaciated, feverish, locked in a cage without food or water and sitting in his own urine and liquid feces.

Fairfield woman sentenced in shooting death of husband

Subha Katel was arrested in August

  Family of woman found dead seeking answers: “I need justice for my baby”

The woman's parents say if someone had only understood the Good Samaritan Law, their daughter might be alive right now.

Victim identified in fatal Hamilton shooting

Officers were called to Bethesda Butler Hospital around 5:10 a.m. about a gunshot victim who arrived at the emergency room.

  Fairfield man sentenced after pleading guilty to rape, sexual battery

Scott Cracraft will spend between eight and 20 years in prison.

  Video shows teen ‘helicopter twirling’ dog above his head and slamming it into the ground

The dog had gotten away from its handler and was simply 'having a good time.' What the teen does next, some might find difficult to watch.

Man dies after being struck by car in Butler County

Richard Hellmann, 78, was struck at Liberty Way and Tyler’s Place around 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 10.

Judge again denies bond for West Chester man accused in shooting of four family members

Attorneys said Singh is concerned for the children, as they are now without both parents.

Madison Middle School student arrested for threatening to ‘shoot up the school,' superintendent says

Tuttle-Huff said they received information from a parent that her child heard the threat on a bus ride home.

  People show up at Cincinnati-area home due to wrong addresses on FedEx packages

A Monroe woman says random people started showing up to her home after a wrong address was put on the boxes.

Coroner: Body found along railroad tracks in Butler County

The man appears to have died on his birthday. His death is under investigation.

Middletown detective resigns following harassment allegations

Brandon Highley offered his resignation to acting City Manager Susan Cohen on Nov. 15.

  ‘Severely neglected’ dog found in park euthanized, Butler County Sheriff says

Jones says the dog was severely emaciated with abscesses on her tail. She was euthanized due to her severe condition and suffering.

  16-year-old shot and killed in Middletown; police arrest suspects

The Middletown Division of Police revealed the name of the 16-year-old who was shot and killed Friday evening in Middletown.

Natural gas leak caused apartment explosion, collapse in Middletown

A natural gas leaked caused the apartment explosion and collapse in Middletown on Monday, according to fire officials.

Fairfield student brought ‘deadly weapons’ to school, police say

The Fairfield Police Department has launched a criminal investigation.

Fairfield woman found guilty of negligent homicide in shooting death of husband

Subha Katel, 43, was found guilty of negligent homicide in the shooting death of Tika Katel, 57, Aug. 10.

  Woman seriously injured in Middletown apartment explosion reported gas smell days prior, father says

The 31-year-old has cuts, lacerations and bruises all over her body, not to mention a surgically repaired back. Now her father says all those injuries might have been avoidable.

Authorities search for suspect in pistol-whipping reported at Liberty Twp home

One person was hurt in a dispute over 'a girl,' dispatchers say

  1 injured in explosion, collapse at Middletown building, officials say

The city official confirmed the report just before 12 p.m. Monday.

  Middletown’s Community Thanksgiving ensures no one spends the holiday alone

"We want to have a place for them to come and feel welcome and feel loved on.”

Coroner responds to report of person struck by train in Butler County

A preliminary investigation has determined this is a suicide, dispatchers say

Suspect in ‘one of the worst cases of child pornography’ indicted on 101 counts

'It’s the most terrible thing I have ever seen, and I have seen some pretty terrible things,' Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says

Camped out for free chicken at new Fairfield Chick-fil-A

The new location is at 6305 S. Gilmore Road

  Kids hurling rocks at cars in Hamilton, causing serious damage, drivers say

One driver got out of her car and approached the kids. It wasn't enough to make them stop.

  No bond for suspect in one of the worst cases of child porn Butler County has ever seen

Victims appear to be as young as 8 months old or 2 years old, says Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones

  West Chester police investigate report of woman raped by intruder with her 19-month-old in apartment

No arrests have been made, a township spokeswoman said

Fire crews respond to garage fire in Butler County

A detached garage fire happened in Butler County Sunday morning.

West Chester police wear whiskers to help foster care families

'Stubble is making its third straight appearance among the ranks and the mustache cash it generates will go to support local families'

  YMCA partners with Fairfield school to teach 4th graders swimming safety

Two classes are participating now, and two more are scheduled this spring

  Powerful portraits of breast cancer survivors stolen in package theft

Gut-wrenched and heartbroken, their owner is now pleading for the portraits back.

  Media allowed in death penalty trial of West Chester man accused of murdering 4, judge rules

Gurpreet Singh is accused of murdering his wife, her parents and her aunt in West Chester last April.

Tom Alf, ‘life-long Hamiltonian,’ dies at 70

All Hamilton City School District offices and school buildings will be closed Monday for the funeral.

Worker rescued from top of McDonald’s sign in Middletown

The two-hour affair involved three fire departments and two county agencies.

  Cincinnati-area high school announces mandatory drug tests for all students beginning in 2020

A student's refusal to take the test will be considered a positive result.

Butler County mother sentenced to prison for causing death of her baby

Saralin Walden pleaded guilty in October to involuntary manslaughter in the October 2018 death of her 3-month-old daughter, Rae’Anna Stevenson.

  West Chester police investigating string of delivery driver robberies

Police say three food delivery drivers were robbed at gunpoint in the last month - all in the same part of town.

Medical helicopter responds to Butler County crash

Rescue crews responded to Hamilton Eaton Road and Trenton Oxford Road just before 6 a.m., dispatchers say

  Middletown man says he tackled burglary suspect, held him down until police arrived

Billy Turner held a man down who neighbors reported appeared to be trying to break into their homes until Middletown police arrived Monday night.

Hamilton man charged with sending porn to 12-year-old, sheriff’s office says

"This is what we do as law enforcement. We protect those that cannot protect themselves."

  Business owners in two different communities report puppies were stolen from stores

Two businesses are now offering rewards for information on two separate thefts involving puppies.

Two shot in Hamilton, police say

Police believe the two victims sustained their wounds in the same incident.

Oxford woman pleads no contest to charges she starved dog for weeks

Animal control found the 1-year-old dog emaciated, sick with a fever and locked in a cage without food or water.

Teen charged in massive Hamilton warehouse fire to be tried as an adult

The blaze caused more than $1 million in damage and forced nearby residents to evacuate.

  Why 40K people want Lakota schools to be off day after Halloween

It begins with a 15-year-old freshman named Dominic Miller.

  The ‘predator patrol’ that keeps Butler County kids safe on Halloween

It's about being visible, the deputy says, and making sure they're abiding by their rules.

  Copper thieves may have stolen jobs away from Hamilton

Thieves have gone as far as cutting the main power lines into the building.

Owner of scared, hungry dog found in Hamilton charged with cruelty

‘Lucy’ the dog was found on Knightsbridge Road Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. by two people visiting from out of town.

  ‘I don’t think we are ever going to be good,’ family of mother, 2-year-old killed in crash near Trenton says

The family of the mother and toddler killed in a crash near Trenton are still mourning their loss.

Police: 18-year-old fights girlfriend, bystanders and officers in Oxford

Witnesses say he was thrown out of a bar for being too drunk... and things got worse from there.

  Mother of three now clean after 7 weeks of treatment, sets sights on future

"I was lost in a world of addiction. I was alone.”

  Trenton community rallies for police officer with breast cancer

The family has watched donations come in from all across town.

  Scared, hungry dog found in Hamilton, officials now looking for her owners

“She just seemed like she didn’t want anyone to hurt her anymore.”