Butler County

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.

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

Medical helicopter responds to Butler Co crash

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  Fight between two women at dog park caught on video

  City of Fairfield pit bull ban to remain in place

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

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

Butler County mother pleads guilty to accidentally killing her baby

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

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

  Bride, groom robbed leaving wedding reception at West Chester hotel

  Trial date set for West Chester quadruple homicide suspect

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against Butler Co. prosecutor by deputy

Middletown city manager suspended after outburst in coffee shop

  Motorcyclist seriously hurt in West Chester crash

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.

Butler Co. narcotics task force seizes more than 11k grams of drugs in 6 months

BURN has made 64 arrests resulting in 53 felony indictments in the first six months of 2019.

Animals safely escape large barn fire in Butler County

Burning hay will keep fire crews on scene several hours, they say

  Owner of injured dog made up story for free vet care, sheriff says

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said the dog, Dani, was discovered on the side of the road in the 5000 block of Trenton Franklin Road on Aug. 17.

Butler County 3-month-old to receive treatment for genetic disorder

The parents of a 3-month-old have been approved by their health care provider and Butler Health Plan for their son to receive gene replacement therapy after fighting with them for a month.

Middletown man killed in rollover crash

The Hamilton Post is currently investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that killed a 48-year-old man in Middletown.

Dog found bound with duct tape, throat cut; police looking for owner

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said the dog was discovered on the side of the road in the 5000 block of Trenton Franklin Road on Aug. 17.

Sheriff’s office keeping eye out for suspicious white van in Liberty Twp.

Butler County Police are searching for a suspicious man driving a white panel van in Liberty Township Friday, said Sheriff Richard K. Jones.

Owner facing charges following possible dog fighting in Middletown

Police say six injured dogs were found - four in a kennel, one tied to the back porch and one in the back yard.

Lakota East High School kicker dedicates 2019 season to helping kids with cancer

Gavin Myers will accept donations for each field goal and extra point he makes during the football season.

  New video shows chase ending in crash in Middletown

It reportedly happened on Saturday afternoon at Ohio 122 and Towne Boulevard in Middletown.

Actual raccoon (not Marvel character) busted by police at Cincinnati-area business

Rocket Raccoon is that you?

Middletown Division of Fire donates fire engine to Caribbean island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The City of Middletown Division of Fire donated a fire engine to the Caribbean Island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday.

  Animal rescue fights against animal control for custody of 6 pit bull mixes

One local animal rescue is fighting against animal control for custody of 6 pit bull mixes after the dogs were locked in a kennel, fighting for their lives.