Butler County

  Hamilton cancels 4th of July parade, moves forward with plans for fireworks

Woman killed in single-vehicle rollover crash in Fairfield Township

  Break-in suspect lights fire, flees police, shatters cruiser window with head

  3 months after freak accident, Tri-State girl now able to walk on her own

  Investigators offer reward in Middletown manhunt

Butler County Fair canceled

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West Chester quadruple homicide trial delayed til 2021

5 Miami U students test positive for COVID-19, health officials now contact tracing

  New coronavirus cases, deaths below Ohio’s 21-day average, ODH reports

  Coronavirus cases in Ohio surpass 31k total with 614 more reported

1 hospitalized, 1 arrested in shooting at Fairfield hotel

House passes bill reforming Ohio’s domestic violence laws after teacher’s murder

Ohio Supreme Court: Middletown lawyer who asked client for painkillers indefinitely suspended

William M. Tinch has two criminal convictions and was accused of misusing client funds, court records show

  Community rallies behind teen in coma police say was hit by drunk driver

A vigil was held in Fairfield Tuesday night to show support for Caila Nagel.

  Teammates show support for Lakota West freshman with muscular dystrophy

Brody Hammons's were there to support him after yet another surgery in the young man's life.

New coronavirus cases, deaths reported Sunday below ODH’s daily average

All of the numbers reported Sunday by the ODH are lower than Ohio's daily average for the last three weeks.

  Casket flag of WWI vet finds its way to family 71 years after getting lost in the mail

Man critically injured after vehicle runs into gas line in Middletown

Second arrest in Middletown homicide

  Teen shot in Middletown, mother says it was accidental

  Butler County health officials see 260% increase in COVID-19 cases

  Butler County flag football league working on game plan as they await restart signal

  Hamilton man’s 2016 disappearance remains a mystery to family members

Gary “Chad” Barfield's car was found near Tennessee after his disappearance. He had left all his belongings behind.

Man cited after abused dog found in Middletown

The "grossly emaciated" dog was found on Monday.

Sec. of State LaRose calls for investigation after Butler Co. ballots delivered post-deadline

The ballots were postmarked on or before April 27 but delivered after the May 8 deadline.

  Tri-State malls reopen with restrictions following coronavirus closure

A look at the restrictions still in place at each mall.

Middletown police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ person of interest in fatal shooting

He is wanted in connection with the killing of John Booker, 36

  Children of missing Middletown woman still searching for answers 4 years later

Heidi Miller and Hunter English have tried to move on, but they say they still need closure.

Salvation Army thrift store closes for good in Tri-State

'The decision to close the store was not made lightly'

Middletown cancels Fourth of July Fireworks

Organizers hope to resume the annual celebration in 2021.

  Tri-State family finds WWII casket flag in trash, now looking for soldier’s relatives

The search is on for the relatives of one Farris McIntosh.

  Lymphoma patient makes ‘remarkable’ recovery after 5-week battle with virus

"You guys are truly professionals, and I couldn’t have asked for a better stay."

Man going to jail after being accused of starving ‘Lou’ the dog to death

David Neanover was sentenced to more than one year in jail

Woman charged with OVI in connection with crash that injured 2 Edgewood High students

The two-vehicle crash happened just after 3 a.m. Wednesday at Ohio 4 and Symmes Road in Fairfield.

  Community holds prayer service for Trenton teens seriously injured in car crash

Two teenagers are currently fighting for their lives after a car crash in Butler County.

6 confirmed cases of coronavirus in West Chester Fire Department

The cases were all confirmed in the last four days and are confined to one fire station.

More Butler Co. drivers cited for driving 100+mph during Stay-At-Home order, OSHP data shows

More drivers are being cited by troopers for going faster than 100mph during Ohio's Stay-At-Home order when compared to recent years.

2 Edgewood High School students injured in Fairfield crash

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, police say

  Fire destroys vacant Hamilton home, spreads to 2 others

The fire was so large, residents who lived several streets over called 911

First COVID-19 related death confirmed in Middletown

There have been eight COVID-19 deaths in Butler County.

  Coronavirus drive-thru testing available in Hamilton

About 250 tests will be conducted daily, Kroger Health says

  Coronavirus drive-thru testing available next week in Hamilton

Kroger Health says around 250 tests will be conducted each day.

Sheriff: Man arrested for unlawful sexual conduct with minor, more charges expected

Detectives were contacted by child services regarding the man's "sexual relations" with the two juveniles.

Butler County state rep wins Republican primary for Ohio Senate

'I will continue to work everyday to help families and businesses recover from the impact of COVID-19. And as your State Senator'

Driver with small children in vehicle shot in hail of bullets from passing car, Butler sheriff says

The children, 7 and 2, and a female passenger suffered injuries from shattered glass

  Butler County service delivers packages, transports patients during COVID-19 pandemic

'Most rewarding job I ever had'

  Arrest made in vandalism of Hamilton nonprofit struggling during pandemic

Amvets was already having a hard time with the pandemic. Now they're dealing with vandalism.

West Chester quadruple homicide suspect’s hearing delayed until June

Gurpeet Singh, 37, is indicted on four counts of aggravated murder in the April 28, 2019, fatal shootings of his wife, her parents and her aunt at Lakefront at West Chester apartment complex on Wyndtree Drive near Ohio 747

  Cincinnati baby receives medical care blocked by coronavirus-related ban after DeWine gets involved

'I am so grateful they listened. I appreciate each and every nurse and doctor who is on the front line helping all families with all conditions. It means so much'

  Hamilton community ‘adopting’ high-school seniors to spread cheer during pandemic

It's rough going for high-school seniors right now. This community-driven program aims to help.

  Lakota East delaying commencement until July following feedback from seniors

"When you start your educational journey, you really look forward to those culminating experiences.”

Miami University refunding $27 million in room and board

Miami canceled in-person classes due to the pandemic beginning March 11.

  Superbubz’s parents appeal to DeWine for baby’s surgery blocked by COVID-19 ban

The procedure to correct Superbubz's little brother's club feet is essential to his family

3rd Butler Co. coronavirus death confirmed as Talawanda School District CFO

There will be a car parade to honor Mike Davis on Thursday.

  Local company providing protective masks to first responders

Right now 1,000 masks are in production for Tri-State first responders from Ryco Sportswear.

First Butler County Jail inmate tests positive for COVID-19

The inmate is a 35-year-old man.

  ‘Resilient’ communities on display as cleanup begins in the wake of Wednesday’s storms

The storms unleashed heavy downpours, wind gusts more than 70 mph, lightning and golf-ball sized hail.

  Mother says 11-year-old victim of West Chester window-peeper

The suspect was caught on the woman’s Ring camera, where you can see him looking around.

  Tri-State group raises money to buy meals for front line healthcare workers

What began as a simple Facebook page has helped raise thousands for meals delivered to hospital workers.

  Butler Co. church ensures ‘no contact’ during in-person services amid backlash

The Lebanon, Ohio-based church has been under scrutiny for continuing to hold in-person services during the pandemic.

  Butler County confirms 2nd death, 49 positive coronavirus cases

Gov. Mike DeWine announced that the Stay At Home order now in place in Ohio will be extended through May 1.

  Butler County farm offering curbside produce pickup

80 Acres Farms is trying to make things more convenient during the coronavirus pandemic by offering curbside service.

  Truckers get pizza thank you from Monroe bank

The branch manager says the bank wanted to let the drivers know how appreciated they are.

Middletown police identify victims in fatal shooting

A man and a woman were found shot dead in a car early Thursday morning.

  DeWine teases new order as Butler Co. church continues to hold in-person services

Churches are currently exempt from Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s Stay-at-Home order — but that could change.

  3D-printed face shields coming to healthcare workers thanks to local business

A Milford man has already dropped off three-dozen face shields to local hospitals.

  Health officials plead Butler Co. church to halt mass gatherings. Is a court battle next?

New video published by the church shows it continued to hold services last weekend.

  First COVID-19 death in Butler County reported by city official

The 86-year-old man, who lived alone, died Sunday from the coronavirus.

Court to Cincinnati-area school district: Stop arming staff without police-level training

Parents sued the district in 2018 to try to stop its new policy from taking effect

Police ID 25-year-old victim in West Chester shooting

West Chester Police were called to the 6900 block of Lakeside Drive around 3:50 p.m on Friday.

Severely neglected dog dies; Butler Co. sheriff still trying to find owner

'We will work diligently to seek who is responsible for this abuse and hold them accountable'

  86-year-old woman escapes explosive house fire in Butler County

“They literally got out with the pajamas they had on and that was it. Nothing else.”

GRAPHIC: Butler sheriff searches for owner of severely neglected dog

'We will work diligently to seek who is responsible for this abuse and hold them accountable'

Person on Miami University campus tests positive for coronavirus

The person was last on campus on March 19 and is now self-isolating at their home outside of Ohio

Health depts agree to share COVID-19 info after sheriff threatens to sue

'This is equivalent to knowing someone has a weapon and my deputies not given that information. It’s reckless and I won’t stand for it.'

Sheriff: Health depts ‘refuse’ to share COVID-19 data, asks DeWine to intervene

'They are putting our first responders lives at risk. They are going to cause somebody to die'

  Body cam video of deadly officer-involved shooting released

Officers were called to the Timber Hollow Apartments in Fairfield on March 6 for a domestic dispute

Man arrested in connection with Fairfield woman’s murder, US Marshals say

Authorities say they arrested Cheong after gathering information that he was in Miamisburg.

No indictment for Fairfield officers following deadly officer-involved shooting

The prosecutor says "clear evidence" of the event was captured by the officers' body cameras.

  Coronavirus cases in Butler County up to 8

The Butler County Health District says there are now eight positive cases of coronavirus in the county.