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Police arrest teen accused of robbing Mason woman at gunpoint
The teen is accused of robbing a Mason woman at gunpoint, stealing from a Mason garage and a second gunpoint robbery in an Uber — all in the same day.
Two plead guilty in case of man tortured, kept in dog cage
Lebanon City Council poised to allow guns at council meetings
German Shepard euthanized following attack on Franklin, Ohio officer
A dog attacked a Franklin Division of Police officer Saturday while on a welfare check on a dog, said the Franklin Chief of Police Russ Whitman.
Published February 17, 2020 at 2:40 PM
18-year-old pleads guilty to sexual battery, court documents say
One man was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for sexual battery after he was accused of raping an unconscious 17-year-old girl and posting it on Snapchat, court documents said.
Published February 15, 2020 at 2:42 PM
Fifth person arrested in connection with death of Centerville student
Mason Trudics, 18, was found shot outside a home in Turtlecreek Township on Dec. 14, 2019. Trudics died from his wounds.
Published February 14, 2020 at 5:57 PM
Nonprofit creates safe space for anonymous asks, anonymous gifts in Lebanon
Nonprofit Neighborhood Bridges spreads kindness around the community, connecting those who need help to those who can give it.
Published February 12, 2020 at 10:54 PM
Lebanon church members find site to build anew after devastating fire
Two years after a fire ripped through their place of worship, the congregation of this church now has something new to look forward to.
Published February 10, 2020 at 10:59 PM
Historical society fighting to repair 200-year-old piece of Tri-state history
The Harveysburg Community Historical Society is concerned about losing a nearly 200-year-old piece of history in Warren County.
Published February 3, 2020 at 1:21 PM
Teen says possible predator targeted her in Warren County dressing room
2 adults charged in beating of local man; fight started during volleyball game
Human Association caring for 111 dogs
Skylar Richardson sentenced to 7 days in jail, credit time served
Lebanon schools warn about strange calls
Remembering Maineville Mayor William Shearer
Kayakers stranded after kayaks flip at Caesar Creek Lake
Kayakers were stranded at Ceasar’s Creek Lake in Warren County Sunday morning after their kayaks flipped, said Massie Township fire officials.
Published February 2, 2020 at 9:41 AM
Local little league field vandalized by joyrider: ‘Be brave enough to admit it’
The league has other fields, but this one is the kids’ favorite. Right now though, it's unplayable.
Published January 30, 2020 at 6:59 PM
12-year-old sentenced for making gun threat during Springboro Junior High dance
The student received no jail time or fines.
Published January 29, 2020 at 7:46 PM
Middletown hospital donates recycled supplies to animal shelter
The hospital staff considered how they wanted to recycle the mats and decided their love of animals would inspire their donation.
Published January 27, 2020 at 9:28 PM
Mason woman’s quick thinking scares intruder from house
Her husband was shopping for groceries. She was putting their child down for bed. That's when the intruder came.
Published January 23, 2020 at 10:56 PM
Coroner IDs driver killed in two-vehicle Warren County crash
The Warren County coroner has identified the person killed after a two-vehicle car crash in Waynesville.
Published January 23, 2020 at 6:08 PM
Parents of 4-year-old battling stage-4 cancer hope to raise awareness for a cure
Ava Grace Gunn has stage-4 Neuroblastoma, and her family is fighting to give her the best chance possible.
Warren County nonprofit dedicated to helping others now a target for thieves
Workers at Tabitha's Closet say a thief is stealing the very things people need most.
Mason woman robbed at gunpoint by man in ski mask, police say
A woman said the suspect stole her purse and all its contents as she prepared to leave for work.
Last of 4 teens accused in Warren County murder appears in court
The murder charges stem from a kidnapping gone awry that ultimately took the life of 18-year-old Mason Trudics in December.
Warren Co. father pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in death of 2-month-old son
Cody Colwell was charged with murder following the death of 2-month-old Cayden last April.
Published January 3, 2020 at 7:32 PM
Lebanon High School Choir Director charged with theft
The school district placed her on leave in November after a booster group alleged 'financial discrepancies.'
Published January 2, 2020 at 9:38 PM
Man arrested for exposing himself at Warren Co. Graeter’s
Robert W. Cost has been arrested by other agencies for the same type of offense, according to the sheriff’s office.
Published January 2, 2020 at 2:41 PM
Detective reveals alleged details of night Centerville teen was murdered
Testimony at a hearing for one of four teens charged with murder revealed details about what allegedly happened that night, including a sixth teen unknown until now.
Published December 26, 2019 at 8:42 PM
Teenage girl injured in accidental shooting in Warren County, police say
A shooting Monday left a teenage girl injured in the village of Carlisle.
Published December 23, 2019 at 10:04 PM
Third suspect in murder of Warren County teen appears in court, contests sheriff’s office investigation
David Cox is the second defendant whose attorney has argued the sheriff's office investigation got it wrong.
Published December 19, 2019 at 5:21 PM
Weekend starts in deep freeze, ends with taste of spring
Frank Marzullo and
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Sunshine and mild air for the weekend
Lakota West grad, WVU student suffers serious injuries after freak accident on campus
Teens broke into Tri-state man’s home using stolen garage-door opener, homeowner says
A clear, cold, frosty start, then a “Most Excellent” weekend
Teens accused of cyberbullying girl with special needs now facing criminal charges
Warren Co. murder suspect’s account differs from detectives’, says he was ‘knocked out, abducted by unknown man’
A murder suspect in the shooting death of Mason Trudics last Friday said they had been abducted from his residence in Centerville.
Published December 18, 2019 at 1:05 PM
4 charged in connection with murder of Centerville teen, sheriff’s office says
The shooting reportedly occurred during an attempted robbery and kidnapping.
Published December 17, 2019 at 10:47 PM
WinterFest closed Monday due to inclement weather
WinterFest at Kings Island will be closed Monday night Dec. 16 due to inclement weather.
Published December 16, 2019 at 11:03 AM
Centerville student dead, another critically injured in Warren Co. shooting, sheriff says
An 18-year-old is dead and a juvenile is critically injured, Warren County sheriff's officials say.
Jennifer Edwards Baker,
Erin Couch and
Published December 13, 2019 at 7:24 PM
Dog cage torture case: Sister says victim let ex-girlfriend torture him ‘willingly’
Days after Lindsey Parker claimed her father was guilty, her sister now says it's Lindsey who's to blame.
Published December 11, 2019 at 6:05 PM
Mason school levy on March ballot
It’s been 15 years since Mason voters passed an operating levy
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Published December 11, 2019 at 7:47 AM
Ex-girlfriend of man allegedly tortured, locked in dog cage says she is innocent
In a series of messages exchanged with a FOX19 NOW reporter, she says she shouldn't be charged and that she's still "worried" about her ex-boyfriend.
Published December 9, 2019 at 10:40 PM
Three indicted in case of man who says he stole ambulance after being ‘tortured’
The incident began on Oct. 16 in the 300 block of East Lytle Five Points Road, according to Patrick Coleman who says he is the victim.
Published December 9, 2019 at 1:39 PM
High school students working on ‘Project Chaos’ to educate parents on game day behavior
The project aims to improve adult behavior at youth sporting events.
Published December 4, 2019 at 9:56 PM
Police: Starved dog found dead in Oxford apartment, was last cared for in October
Preliminary necropsy results indicate the dog was severely dehydrated and starved.
Published December 4, 2019 at 1:09 PM
1 dead, 4 hurt in I-75 crash in Warren County
Traffic backed up for miles past the Middletown exit
Jennifer Edwards Baker and
Published December 2, 2019 at 4:51 AM
Father, 5-year-old son killed in wrong-way SB I-71 crash in Lebanon
The cause of the crash remains under investigation
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Published November 27, 2019 at 12:52 PM
Racial slurs, swastikas spray-painted on Kings Mills church
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect involved in spray-painting swastikas, racial slurs and demonic symbols on a church in Kings Mills Saturday.
Published November 23, 2019 at 10:36 PM
12-year-old harassed, beaten and concussed by bully at school, mother says
The girl had been threatening her daughter all year. On Friday, things turned violent—and the police got involved.
Published November 22, 2019 at 10:48 PM
Bond set for two men accused of raping teen, posting it on Snapchat
Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell says the rape allegedly occurred at the Mason Inn in April.
Published November 20, 2019 at 4:42 PM
Charges dismissed against wrestling coach accused of hazing
Bart Freidenberg was to go to trial Wednesday but instead, the charges against him were dropped.
Published November 19, 2019 at 3:38 PM
83-year-old driver killed, 19-year-old seriously hurt in wrong-way crash in Warren County
Ohio 48 was shut down for about three hours while authorities investigated. It reopened just before 3 a.m.
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Published November 19, 2019 at 6:27 AM
Prosecutor: 3 men accused of raping unconscious girl in Mason
The men allegedly recorded the rape and posted it on Snapchat.
Published November 18, 2019 at 9:08 PM
Police: Man arrested following chase in Franklin, Ohio
Franklin police say it started when Patrolman Patrick Holland checked the registration of a vehicle traveling northbound on Riley Blvd. and found out that the license plate was stolen.
Natalya Daoud and
Published November 18, 2019 at 8:40 PM
Winterfest returns to Kings Island for holiday season
The holiday festival is kicked off each night at 5:30 with a spectacular lighting ceremony.
Published November 18, 2019 at 6:52 PM
Gun threat interrupts Springboro Junior High dance, school says
The gun threat followed several 9-1-1 hang-up calls traced to a location near the school.
Published November 15, 2019 at 11:03 PM
Parents indicted in severe beating of man at Mason volleyball game enter not guilty pleas
Both are charged with felonious assault in connection with an attack outside St. Susanna School
Published November 15, 2019 at 7:52 AM
Pedestrian fatally struck on SB I-75 in Middletown identified
The incident was reported just before 5:30 a.m.
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Published November 7, 2019 at 3:13 PM
Lebanon City Schools places employee on administrative leave
According to the district, the accusation is financial in nature and does not involve students or taxpayer funds.
Published November 6, 2019 at 10:34 PM
2 men arrested after breaking into Warren Co. flea market
Two men have been arrested after breaking into Treasure Aisles Flea Market overnight in Monroe.
Published November 4, 2019 at 10:37 PM
Cincinnati-area woman killed by her own dogs, coroner’s office says
The Chief Dog Warden of Warren County Harper there is a history dog bites with this owner, but not from dogs involved in this attack.
Published November 4, 2019 at 5:34 PM
4 people injured in Warren County crash
Four people, including two people who were trapped, were taken to nearby hospitals after a crash happened in Warren County, said Fire Captain Jim Conley of the Hamilton Township Fire Department.
Natalya Daoud and
Published November 3, 2019 at 10:32 AM
Dog reunited with family 19 days after crash in Warren County
Her family said she was found after 19 days by workers at a nearby wielding facility.
Published November 1, 2019 at 6:20 PM
Miami Valley Gaming and Racing proposes $100 million expansion project
The proposal includes a new hotel, restaurant, parking garage and more.
Published October 30, 2019 at 6:15 PM
Franklin Township fire truck side-swiped, two firefighters injured
The car fled the scene, according to a Franklin Township release.
Published October 29, 2019 at 10:19 PM
Man charged with kidnapping, assault in dog cage torture case waives right to preliminary hearing
Edwards has been defiant in court proceedings, flashing obscene gestures and mouthing curse words. Monday's appearance was no different.
Published October 29, 2019 at 5:33 PM
Woman accused of stealing money from youth baseball team for Disney trip sentenced
Renee K. Nichols, 46, admitted to the crime and accepted a plea deal in August.
Published October 29, 2019 at 2:29 PM
Police: Dad OVI with 4-year-old son, empty beer cans in car said he’d just returned from buying more
Nicolas Cedillo-Herrera “stated he had just returned from the gas station to buy more beer," police wrote in court records
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Published October 29, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Police: Cincinnati man says he stole ambulance after being 'tortured’
Police were sent to Clearcreek Fire District Station 22 at 346 of East Lytle Five Points Road around 12:30 p.m. for a report that the station had been burglarized and an ambulance taken.
Published October 22, 2019 at 1:11 PM
Police investigating after burglary, fire in Waynesville apartment
Police confirm a 35-year-old man is in jail in connection to a fire and an alleged burglary of a Waynesville apartment.
Published October 20, 2019 at 9:47 PM
Tanker truck bursts into flames following crash in Warren County
A tanker truck burst into flames Sunday morning in Warren County after it crashed into a ditch.
Published October 20, 2019 at 11:33 AM
1 injured in shooting in Trenton
Trenton Police are investigating a shooting that left a 21-year-old male injured Friday night.
Published October 19, 2019 at 6:11 PM
Suspect steals ambulance from Clearcreek Township fire station
Clearcreek Township Police are searching for a suspect involved in stealing an ambulance from a fire station.
Published October 19, 2019 at 2:52 PM
Vortex coaster to give its 46 millionth ride days before closing for good
It's the 7th most ridden ride of all time at Kings Island
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Published October 17, 2019 at 6:26 AM
Couple searches for dog that went missing after traffic crash
Veronica Rigsby and her husband were traveling through Waynesville on their way home from a weekend trip with their three dogs when they crashed and one went missing.
Published October 13, 2019 at 10:21 PM
Air Care responds to Warren County crash involving motorcycle
Authorities responded to the 8100 block of Woodward-Claypool Road at 4:22 p.m. for a single-vehicle motorcycle crash.
Published October 12, 2019 at 6:17 PM
Man sentenced to life in prison for sexual assault, child porn
A Lebanon man was sentenced to life in prison for sexual assault and child porn charges on Thursday.
Published October 10, 2019 at 6:19 PM
19 dogs from ’Lucky 111′ hoarding case adopted Monday
The rescue took in 111 from a mass hoarding case in September.
Published October 7, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Father of Skylar Richardson’s baby hosts vigil
Some wore pink to represent the child they never knew, and some wore yellow, which is her father’s favorite color.
Published October 6, 2019 at 11:42 PM
Number of dogs from 111 rescued in hoarding case grows, Howl-o-ween pooch pageant to benefit
In September, the humane society rescued what they called their ‘largest rescue ever,’ when they took in 111 dogs.
Published October 4, 2019 at 12:56 PM
Former Lebanon corrections officer convicted for assaulting inmate
Fornshell said on Sept. 26, 2018, Hinkle used a PR-24 baton and struck inmate Malcolm Cox in the face while the inmate was kneeling and handcuffed behind his back.
Published October 1, 2019 at 5:22 PM
Six people taken to hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms at Mason plant
The incident happened around 11 a.m. at the Empire Packing plant at 4780 Alliance Drive.
Published September 26, 2019 at 2:35 PM
Humane Association of Warren Co. caring for 111 dogs rescued from home
The dogs were taken from the home of a Warren County woman who is not being identified because no criminal charges will be filed.
Published September 24, 2019 at 6:50 PM
‘This is the worst I’ve ever seen’: Humane Association of Warren Co. rescues 111 dogs from hoarding
The Humane Association of Warren County is working on their largest rescue ever.
Published September 23, 2019 at 10:19 PM
Kings Island’s Halloween Haunt returns for its 13th season
The event runs Friday and Saturday nights from September 20 through October 26.
Published September 20, 2019 at 3:49 PM
Former Warren Co. inmate found not guilty of killing shelter companion dog
A former Warren Correctional inmate was found not guilty of killing a therapy dog in his cell.
Published September 18, 2019 at 6:47 PM
Woman reports ‘suspicious’ van she says followed her, her family in Lebanon park
The woman said an afternoon at Colonial Park became an uncomfortable experience when a van appeared to be following her and her family.
Published September 17, 2019 at 9:52 PM
Parents of 12 children allegedly abused by former Springboro PE teacher file class action lawsuit against school district
Hopkins is accused of inappropriately touching 88 first grade girls between December 2018 and March 2019.
Published September 16, 2019 at 2:47 PM
Judge: Richardson showed a ‘grotesque disregard for life,’ sentenced her to 7 days already served
She was found not guilty on the more serious charges of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter, and child endangering.
Published September 13, 2019 at 7:57 PM
FOX19 NOW Morning News Road Trip: Downtown Lebanon
What's your favorite place to visit in downtown Lebanon?
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Published September 13, 2019 at 8:24 AM
Lebanon school district warns parents about strange phone calls
Administrators say the calls are coming from an Oxford area phone number, and the caller asks about students' home addresses.
Published September 11, 2019 at 10:35 PM
Defense rests in Skylar Richardson trial, closing arguments expected Thursday
Her attorneys maintain her baby was stillborn.
Published September 11, 2019 at 5:39 PM
Richardson’s dad testifies biggest regret in life is ‘not having an attorney for the 2nd interrogation’
Prosecutors rested their case against the former Carlisle High School cheerleader Monday afternoon.
Published September 10, 2019 at 10:44 PM
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