Warren County

Fatal crash closes NB I-71 in Warren County

All traffic is being diverted onto Kings Mills Road in Mason

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

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

  Mason grads get diplomas hand-delivered with personal keynote

  3rd guilty plea brings bizarre dog-cage torture case to close

City of Lebanon’s Independence Day fireworks show to go on, parade canceled

  Duck Donuts gives customers chance to pay it forward for front line workers

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  Humane association celebrates graduates from vet sciences program partnership

  VIDEO: Scenes of outside dining in Cincinnati, Loveland and Lebanon

  Taps flowing again at Mason brewery

  Community welcomes home Tri-State girl after 104 days in hospital

Downtown Lebanon street will close to expand outdoor dining

  Tri-State malls reopen with restrictions following coronavirus closure

Kings Island announces 2 events postponed, provides reopening update

Fans of Grand Carnivale and Summer Nights will have to wait to enjoy the events.

  ’Just keep pressing forward:’ Lebanon girl partially paralyzed after brain bleed now preparing to go home

Emma Palmer collapsed from a brain bleed in January. Four months later, she's finally headed home.

  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."

  Warren County mentor program at risk from lost funding

Big Brothers Big Sisters in Warren County has lost thousands of dollars because of the pandemic.

Warren County man charged with raping mother, underage daughter

  Lebanon antique market closes after more than 30 years

  Lebanon mothers raising money to ensure every high-school student gets diploma

  VIDEO: Driver nearly collides with semi, goes wrong-way on I-71 during police chase

  2-year-old pup dumped in state park now fighting for its life in Warren Co.

  Video shows Mason HS students violating social distancing orders

Can you identify suspects accused of vandalizing elementary school

If you have any information about these suspects please contact the Warren County Sheriff's Office.

  ‘Adopt-a-Senior’ care packages help Warren County’s most vulnerable

Items are left on people’s porches for program captains to pick up.

  ‘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.

  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.

  Springboro high school student using talents to make masks for those in need

A Springboro High School senior is spending her time at home, sewing medical masks for local doctors and nurses who are working directly with COVID-19 patients.

  Solid Rock Church continues to hold services during coronavirus pandemic

Nearly 3,000 comments have been on the church's Facebook page regarding its decision to hold services Sunday

2nd positive coronavirus case diagnosed in Warren County

The Warren County Health District says the patient is a woman in her 50′s and she is currently in isolation at home.

  First confirmed coronavirus case in Warren County

Health officials say a man in his 40s tested positive for the virus

  Jury finds former gym teacher guilty of inappropriate contact with first-grade girls

John Austin Hopkins was working as a physical education teacher at Clearcreek Elementary and Springboro Intermediate schools.

  Defense presents its case on day four of Hopkins trial

Austin Hopkins is a former PE teacher accused of having sexual contact with first-grade girls.

2 sentenced in Snapchat rape case involving unconscious 17-year-old girl

Two of three suspects accused of raping an intoxicated and unconscious 17-year-old girl pleaded guilty in court Thursday.

  Parents speak in Austin Hopkins trial: ‘We were completely helpless’

Parents of children allegedly abused by a former PE teacher took to the stand Tuesday to explain how they felt when they discovered what had happened.

  Sheriff: Warren County man strangles goat, strips naked, steals truck

He reportedly told sheriff's office deputies he did it because “God told him to."

  VIDEO: Milford road rage incident caught on camera

The video shows a 26-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman yelling at each other. It escalates from there.

  Opening statements in Hopkins trial offer disputed takes on undisputed events

The trial of a former PE teacher accused of having sexual contact with first-grade girls began Monday.

  Trial starts for former Springboro teacher accused of touching kids inappropriately

John Austin Hopkins was indicted in June 2019 on 36 counts of gross sexual imposition

  Police warning high schoolers not to overstep as nerf wars begin

The largest issues occur when the neon-colored nerf guns are spray-painted black to look like a real weapon.

Police ID pedestrian fatally struck by car outside Franklin home

The woman was crossing the street in front of her house when she was hit.

Former Lebanon Correctional Institution inmate faces death penalty

Jack Welninski was convicted of aggravated murder on Friday for killing his cellmate in April 2018.

Warren County man sentenced to life in prison for rape of a child

Last week, a Warren County grand jury convicted Justin Fannin of three counts of rape and one count of gross sexual imposition.

  New roof donated for historic Harveysburg school

The historic first free black school in Harveysburg, Ohio is getting a much needed roof replacement courtesy of two local businesses.

  No injuries reported in accident involving 2 Mason City Schools buses

The accident happened at the intersection of Tylersville and Snider roads in Mason.

  Mason High School student dies from gunshot wound, school says

'Our Mason City Schools community is grieving the loss of one of our Mason High School seniors, Avin Moore'

  Paw Patrol: Tri-State schools add support dogs to counseling staffs

“We just need her to love the students and let the kids have someone that doesn’t judge them."

Springboro Junior High School sub accused of threatening to shoot students

Principal Jon Franks says the comment was not deemed a credible threat and no weapon was found.

  Tri-State nonprofit hosts benefit for family of 9-month-old with heart defect

Abby’s most recent open-heart surgery in October reportedly went well and she is now recovering.

  Father, daughter sentenced in case of man kidnapped, tortured in dog cage

A father and daughter will serve at least six years in prison for holding a man captive in a dog cage and torturing him.

  4 inmates at Warren County Jail hospitalized, 1 dead following possible drug overdoses

“It’s a constant fight when people come to jail and they hide it in parts of their body you can’t look.”

Lebanon High School choir director indicted for theft, tampering with records

The school district placed her on leave in November after a booster group alleged 'financial discrepancies.'

Longtime Springboro High School coach passes away

Springboro High School announced the passing of a longtime coach at their school.

  Warren County fire displaces 6 residents, damages 4 homes

No injuries were reported, fire officials say

19-year-old flown to hospital after Warren County crash

A 19-year-old is in serious condition after a crash in Warren County Sunday.

4 teens accused in Warren County murder ordered to not have contact with each other

Four of the five suspects charged in the murder of Mason Trudics will face a judge for a pre-trial hearing Friday morning.

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

Bryan Patrick Parker and Lyndsey Ayn Parker were originally indicted on charges of kidnapping and felonious assault in December 2019.

  Lebanon City Council poised to allow guns at council meetings

"A law-abiding citizen with a gun is a good thing."

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.

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.

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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

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.

  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.

12-year-old sentenced for making gun threat during Springboro Junior High dance

The student received no jail time or fines.

  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.

  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.

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.

  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.

Lebanon High School Choir Director charged with theft

The school district placed her on leave in November after a booster group alleged 'financial discrepancies.'

  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.

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.

Teenage girl injured in accidental shooting in Warren County, police say

A shooting Monday left a teenage girl injured in the village of Carlisle.

  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.