Butler County

  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.

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

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

Two shot in Hamilton, police say

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

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

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

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

  Copper thieves may have stolen jobs away from Hamilton

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

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

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

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

  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.”

  2 medical marijuana dispensaries to open in Butler County this week

It's a potentially life-changing development for those who live with pain.

  Oxford woman charged with starving dog for weeks, police say

Dollar was found emaciated, locked in his cage without food or water and was soiled in his own urine and liquid feces.

Prosecutor: Warning to archdiocese about Drew was verbal, not written

  Butler Co. investigators seize $65K of illegal vaping products

Hamilton City Council candidate listed as victim and suspect in assault

2 food delivery drivers robbed at gunpoint in West Chester

Hamilton man, 50, dies weeks after crash

  4-year-old hurt in 20-foot fall from Lakota East football bleachers

Residents escape Hamilton fire

No injuries were reported

Medical helicopter responds to Butler Co crash

A female was reported partially ejected from a vehicle at Oxford Trenton and Hamilton Richmond roads

  Fight between two women at dog park caught on video

Police are investigating after two women got into a fight at the Furfield Dog Park in Fairfield on Monday.

  City of Fairfield pit bull ban to remain in place

The breed has been banned by the city for more than a decade.

  Man’s lawn mower and trailer stolen for second time in five weeks

The first time, someone stole his trailer and lawn mower from his driveway in Hamilton.

  Vigil honors murder victims, missing people, fallen heroes in Butler County

For more than 30 years, Victims United, a Butler County non-profit, has hosted the vigil as a way for anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one to relieve part of their pain.

Butler County mother pleads guilty to accidentally killing her baby

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

Mother, 2-year-old son killed in 3-vehicle crash near Trenton identified

Alexa Renea Perry, 25, and Daxton Perry, 2, died of ‘multiple traumatic injuries’ suffered in the crash, the coroner’s report says.

Police: Teen charged in Middletown homicide; drugs, money stolen from victim

Initial investigations by police show the victim “was targeted because of the drug dealing that was taking place," a statement from Middletown police reads.

  2-year-old, adult killed in 3-vehicle crash near Trenton

Dispatch said the accident happened on Trenton Oxford and Jacksonburg Road around 2:40 p.m.

  ’Lighting The Way Fore All’ charity event happening in West Chester

The third annual Lighting The Way Fore All event at Top Golf In West Chester is scheduled for Sunday.

  Fairfield City Schools students are working together to lead the fight against cancer

This year they raised money for two-year-old Oliver Bibee who was diagnosed with pediatric cancer.

1 dead in crash near Butler County line

First responders received a report at least one person was trapped in a vehicle at Middletown Germantown and Keister roads in Madison Township

  Bride, groom robbed leaving wedding reception at West Chester hotel

A newlywed couple had a frightening and rough start to their marriage when they were robbed leaving their reception, police say.

  Trial date set for West Chester quadruple homicide suspect

Gurpreet Singh has pleaded not guilty and is held without bond at the county jail

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against Butler Co. prosecutor by deputy

Judge Michael Barrett said in court documents that the “matter is closed and terminated.”

Middletown city manager suspended after outburst in coffee shop

Doug Adkins will publicly apologize during the next Middletown City Council meeting, a city spokeswoman says

  Motorcyclist seriously hurt in West Chester crash

Initial emergency dispatches indicate the motorcyclist suffered “major trauma” and has a broken femur.

Police: 18-year-old charged in connection with shooting in Oxford

Benjamin Hizer, 18, and the 17-year-old arranged to meet a third male at a car wash for an illegal drug transaction, according to police.

Person struck, killed by train in Middletown

It appears the person was struck by a train, a city spokesperson tells FOX19 NOW.

  Edgewood Elementary student reports a teacher touched her inappropriately, says sheriff’s office

Officials may press formal charges pending the outcome of an investigation.

Police: 17-year-old shot in Oxford

Dispatch said a call reporting a shooting in the 5200 block of College Corner Pike came in at 4:10 p.m.

Three high school students injured in Ross Township semi-truck crash

Three students were injured in a crash involving a semi-truck Friday evening in Ross Township.

  Body cam video released of rescue attempt after truck crashed into Fairfield pond

The Butler County Coroner has listed the cause of deaths as accidental drownings.

  Early Christmas display causes Monroe resident to call the police, city

The Schmitt family Christmas celebration took place in Monroe in mid-September this year.

Middletown police chief leaves earlier than expected due to ‘issues at the City’

'I love the police department more than anything and I would do anything for them'

  Woman’s death at Fairfield apartment investigated as homicide

They she died at some point Tuesday, but was not found until the next day.

  13-year-old boy killed in Butler County crash

It happened in the 7500 block of Hamilton Scipio Road in Reily Township

18 indicted after hazing incident at Miami U fraternity

Eighteen men have been indicted following an alleged fraternity hazing incident at Miami University in March.

Butler County grand jury declines to charge man accused of beating neighbor’s dog to death

Charles K. Miller of Madison Township pleaded not guilty to one count of cruelty to a companion animal during his last court appearance Aug. 9.

  All clear given for people to return home following Middletown gas leak, fire

City of Middletown tweeted that as of 11:36 a.m., Duke and Middletown fire crews gave the all clear for people to return.

Dispatch: At least 1 killed in Fairfield Twp. fire

Officials said the call reporting the fire in the 2000 block of Parrish Avenue came in around 1:38 p.m.

  Retired detective shares new details on 1997 unsolved murder of Laney Gwinner

More than 20 years after she disappeared and was later found dead, Laney Gwinner’s murder remains unsolved.

  Police: Other communities ‘discarding’ homeless in Middletown

Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw claimed that 75% of the people experiencing homelessness in the Butler County city come from other cities, counties and states.

Victim identified in deadly motorcycle crash in Fairfield

The cause of the crash remains under investigation

  Nearly 1,500 people walk in Butler Co. to help end Alzheimer’s disease

Nearly 1500 people from Butler, Warren and Clinton counties participated in a walk to end Alzheimer’s disease Saturday morning at Voice of America Park.

Statewide alert for missing man with dementia cancelled

John Brill, 77, was last seen at his home on Dazey Drive in Middletown on Sept. 12.

Student arrested for threats made against Fairfield Freshman School

The Fairfield Police Department says the 14-year-old is charged with inducing panic, a felony.

  Woman accused of shoplifting, trying to use Uber as getaway

Police believe a woman stole more than a thousand dollars worth of merchandise from a Butler County business and then tried to use her unsuspecting Uber driver as a getaway.

  Fairfield ordinance: Dog owners would need liability insurance

The idea is to prevent dog attacks from happening.

Fire chief: Oxford mobile home fire likely caused by juveniles playing inside

The damage of the mobile home on College Corner Pike was set at a total loss.

Pedestrian struck by train in Butler County

Deputies say the pedestrian was taken by helicopter to the hospital after being struck by a train in St. Clair Township.

  Hamilton man believes someone intentionally threw concrete at his car

.Antonio Perez says he was driving under an underpass on High Street around 7:30 p.m Wednesday when he heard a really loud bang on the roof of his car.

Two men charged in connection with Middletown construction equipment thefts

Approximately $78,000 worth of equipment was stolen.

  3 displaced in Hamilton house explosion, fire

No injuries were reported, but there is substantial damage to the home and it is most likely destroyed, fire officials say

Butler Tech to hold ribbon-cutting for new career tech labs

Butler Tech will celebrate the opening of new cosmetology and mechatronics career tech laboratories by hosting a ribbon-cutting event on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 1:00pm.

West Chester Fire Department needs your votes for national video campaign

The department says they’ve qualified for the voting round of the 2019 ‘Close Before You Doze’ video contest.

  Miami University police investigate report of sexual assault on campus

The incident reportedly happened between 11:30 and 11:40 p.m on Sunday in an outdoor area in the northern part of central quad.

Person shot in West Chester Township

The shooting occurred on Aster Park Drive, a West Chester Township spokeswoman tells FOX19.

West Chester police trying to identify credit card theft suspects

West Chester police are trying to identify a couple they say stole credit cards from a vehicle parked at a gym.

Lakota Schools implement new safety measure in classrooms

Over the summer, district officials say 1,200 Bearacade Door Control Systems were installed.

Duke Energy workers depart for Florida, Butler Co. ERS offers help as ‘absolute monster’ hurricane looms

The Greater Cincinnati area is lending a helping hand to those in the path of Hurricane Dorian.

Scammers trying to get Social Security numbers, money in Butler Co.

The Social Security Administration will never call and ask for your Social Security number. The SSA won’t ask you to pay anything. They won’t call to threaten your benefits.

Butler County school district closed Thursday after student potentially tested positive for E. coli

The Edgewood City School District was contacted Wednesday afternoon by the Butler County Health Department about a student at Seven Mile Elementary School.

Miami University fraternity receives 15-year suspension after hazing incident

Reports of the March incident indicate some of the students were hit with spiked paddles and were forced to drink copious amounts of alcohol.

West Nile virus detected in Wayne Township mosquitoes

The West Elkton Road location is the second in Butler County where the virus was detected this year.

Jury will hear audio recording of Butler County RV business owner’s alleged attack on wife

The judge will let the jury hear an audio recording of the alleged attack when Jeffrey Couch's trial begins next month. His wife's statements also will be permitted

Man dies following Middletown house fire

The fire broke out on Aug. 17 around 2 a.m. in the 1800 block of Carroll Avenue.