James Brown ‘a great guy to work with’

Former Hamilton and Middletown Schools Principal James Edward Brown cared deeply about students and preparing the next generation of school leaders during his decades in education.,A former Hamilton Citizen of the Year, Brown died Dec. 4 after an illness that saw him return to his hometown of Sandusky, Ohio to live out his last days in a hospice care center.,He was named Hamilton’s Citizen of the Year in 1989, received the Southwestern Ohio Administrator Award, was honored with a “Jim Brown Day” in Hamilton.,Elsa Croucher ‘brought attention to abuse’ read more

— An officer responded to a two-vehicle crash on North Lincoln Avenue at East State Street at 1:51 p.m. Thursday in which a southbound vehicle struck the rear of another vehicle stopped at the traffic light.,— Police responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 5:57 p.m. Thursday in reference to an irate customer and found a woman who admitted yelling at an employee regarding service to her mother.,— Officers responded to a 100 block North Ellsworth Avenue business at 6:04 p.m. Thursday in reference to a possible domestic dispute between a man and woman and found both individuals outside the business.,— Ruth A. Evans, 76, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a two-vehicle crash on South Broadway Avenue near East Wilson Street at 8:44 p.m. Thursday in which she was northbound and struck a legally parked vehicle.,— At approximately 8:22 a.m. Dec. 29, officers responded to the 200 block of Glenwood Avenue in East Palestine to assist the East Palestine Police Department with a domestic dispute complaint.

Pat Carruthers speaks next to a photo of his late wife Donna during a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the Donna Y. Carruthers Manor House at Berkeley Square Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Hamilton, Ohio.,James Brown ‘a great guy to work with’

Former Hamilton and Middletown Schools Principal James Edward Brown cared deeply about students and preparing the next generation of school leaders during his decades in education.,A former Hamilton Citizen of the Year, Brown died Dec. 4 after an illness that saw him return to his hometown of Sandusky, Ohio to live out his last days in a hospice care center.,He was named Hamilton’s Citizen of the Year in 1989, received the Southwestern Ohio Administrator Award, was honored with a “Jim Brown Day” in Hamilton.,Elsa Croucher ‘brought attention to abuse’ read more

Officials learned last month the bond rating service — similar to an individual’s credit score — had upgraded Butler County to the highest level, Aaa, about two years earlier than expected.,MORE: Butler County bond rating upgrade carries big benefits

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A Blanchester man allegedly found with 495 grams of methamphetamine, 459 grams of marijuana, and a loaded handgun inside of his vehicle was indicted by a Fayette County grand jury on eight felony charges.,According to Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, Ector’s vehicle sustained heavy damage during the crash, entrapping Ector inside the truck.,According to reports from the Washington C.H. Police Department, earlier in the day — about 11:30 a.m. — the department received a notice from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office of an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle out of Mt. Sterling.,A 41-year-old Xenia man was indicted by a Fayette County grand jury on felony drug trafficking and possession charges.,Nathan W. Taulbee was arraigned in Fayette County Common Pleas Court where he was charged with one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a second-degree felony, and two counts of aggravated possession of drugs — one a second-degree felony for possession of meth and one a fifth-degree felony.

Follow (CBSMiami/AP) — An odd case of theft at the Happiest Place on Earth.,Authorities say they’re investigating the theft of clothing that belonged to a retired animatronic character at Walt Disney World.,The Orange County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that the theft occurred in August.,An incident report lists the items’ value at $600, but it wasn’t known what a black-market collector might pay for parts of a Disney attraction.,He was charged with resisting arrest after refusing to hand over his phone, but no charges have been filed in the theft.

Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) celebrated the “top off” of the School of Science Building at Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC).,Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and and Curren Price along with the entire LA City Council, recognized the Taste of Soul (TOS) family food festival team and Hyundai Motor Company on Monday, May 21, at City Council Chambers.,On Tuesday, February 6, the Los Angeles City Council (LACC), and its president, Herb Wesson, honored Black local media professionals who have helped shape Southern California through the production and dissemination of news.,The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) and its partners made history with the unveiling of Banc of California Stadium, the home venue for LA’s newest sports franchise.,ft. MLK Community Health Medical Office Building will be the new home of the MLK Community Medical Group, which recruits doctors from prestigious medical centers across the nation who have a desire to serve in a safety-net was found dead of a crystal meth overdose in Ed Buck’s West Hollywood apartment on July 27, 2017.

No one has heard from Kris Markle since he was last seen at Bootleggers Bar and Grill in Fort Dodge that Wednesday night, and some of his family from Washington have been in the area to help with the search.,There were about 50 people here for the search party, Kim Markle said, with help from drones and a helicopter.,Kris Markle’s stepfather, Randy Milliken, of Otho, has also been searching as much as possible.,Kim Markle and Oestreich will have to return to Washington soon.,Kris Markle, Otho, was last seen leaving Bootleggers Bar and Grill in Fort Dodge the night of Wednesday, Dec. 5.

The Los Angeles Rams and their players are "heartbroken" over a mass shooting at a bar that killed 12 people Wednesday night in Thousand Oaks, California.,The shooting took place just miles from the Rams' practice facility at California Lutheran University and the team's offices in Agoura Hills.,"The Los Angeles Rams organization is heartbroken by the horrific shooting that took place last night in our community of Thousand Oaks," said a statement issued by the team Thursday.,Demoff said the team was already discussing how to honor the victims "in the right way" prior to Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.,Other sports teams and figures from the Los Angeles area, including Lakers star LeBron James, took to social media to grieve for the victims of the shooting.