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06/27/2016 02:12 PM
Ohio Highway Patrol identifies Springfield truck driver as fatal Turnpike crash victim

Larry D. Maxwell, 50, of Springfield, Ohio died at the scene of the crash after his commercial vehicle struck a tanker carrying 3,000 gallons of liquid hydrogen. The crash, which happened around milepost 32 of the turnpike, occurred in the eastbound lane and involved a total of four vehicles.


06/26/2016 01:19 PM
$2.5M John Legend Theater in Ohio district nears completion

In this March 17, 2016, file photo, John Legend performs during the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. The Springfield School District in Springfield, Ohio is nearing completion on its newly renovated John Legend Theater, and officials are trying to determine how it will be shared with the community.


06/25/2016 03:04 AM
Nancy L. Saviers

CLEVELAND Nancy L. Saviers, 79, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday evening, June 22, at University Hospital in Cleveland. She married Glenn S. Saviers on July 21, 1957.


06/24/2016 09:20 AM
Trustees defer decision on school

The Springfield Board of Trustees decided to do more research on a request for a proposed text amendment to the township's zoning code that would allow a charter school to establish a site in a vacant building. During a public hearing June 16, trustees heard from several representatives of Towpath Trail High School, which is managed by Cambridge Education Group, and from Springfield Local Schools Board of Education member Larry Petry.


06/23/2016 01:21 PM
Armed robber throws his own feces at attorney as he is sentenced to 40 years

Ricky Hand, 46, who was on trial for a series of robberies across Springfield, Ohio, threw bottles filled with his own excrement and urine at his lawyer An Ohio man who had just been sentenced to 40 years for armed robbery stunned a courtroom by throwing feces at his lawyer. Ricky Hand, 46, who was on trial for a series of robberies across Springfield, whipped out bottles filled with his own excrement and urine which he had hidden in his arm sling.


06/22/2016 03:57 PM
Wittenberg, ATIC partner on cybersecurity effort

Wittenberg University is working with the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center in a bid to strengthen its cyber security programs.


06/19/2016 08:42 PM
Wittenberg University announces new partnership with Parkhurst Dining

Wittenberg University of Springfield, OH, a Lutheran-affiliated liberal arts college in the heart of Southwest Ohio, will offer its students, faculty and staff fresh dining options through a new partnership with Parkhurst Dining, a family-owned food service management company headquartered in Homestead, PA. Wittenberg University selected Parkhurst based on its award-winning food service management and commitment to high-quality, made-from-scratch food.


06/17/2016 04:28 PM
Michigan State Recruiting: 4-star WR Danny Davis plans visit

Michigan State recruiting is planning to have a big visitor on campus this weekend in four-star 2017 wide out Danny Davis. Visiting for Michigan State's spring game back in April, many believed the Spartans were going to land a slew of top prospects.


06/17/2016 11:58 AM
Springfield set to Rock the Docks

Springfield's Rock the Docks returns this year a few weeks earlier than in the past, along with more offerings. The annual family event will take place June 24 from 5 to 11 p.m., June 25 from noon to 11 p.m. and June 26 from noon to 8 p.m., all along Canfield Road.


06/17/2016 09:39 AM
Familiar face new Springfield police chief

The Springfield Board of Trustees named former Springfield Police Chief David Hoover as acting chief for the Springfield Police Department. The announcement was made after an executive session held during a special trustees' meeting June 9. Hoover stepped into the job June 13 and will be paid $38.03 per hour, according to trustees.


06/13/2016 12:06 PM
McGirt, Finau among 6 US Open players added to Oakmont field

Memorial winner William McGirt and Puerto Rico Open champion Tony Finau were among six players added to the U.S. Open on Monday. McGirt was the only one at No.


06/12/2016 01:48 AM
Wrestling great Danny Miller leaves behind a treasure trove of memories

That's what Danny Miller told me shortly after he was invited to the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest in Charlotte back in 2013. Miller had been selected as member of that year's Hall of Heroes class, a high distinction that honors some of the greatest stars to ever appear in the old Mid-Atlantic territory.


06/11/2016 09:10 AM
Navistar adds 300 jobs to build GM's G Van

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06/10/2016 10:30 AM
Springfield district opposed to school's move into area

Springfield Local School District officials are asking the Springfield Board of Trustees to stop Towpath Trail High School from moving into the area. During a special June 7 meeting, the Springfield Board of Education approved a resolution urging the Springfield Board of Trustees to reject Towpath's plan to establish a site at 1016 Canton Road, located north of U.S. Route 224 and opposite Hillside Memorial Park.


06/09/2016 05:57 PM
New auto parts store to be built in Springfield

An auto parts store plans to build a new 6,000-square-foot shop in Springfield. AutoZone is requesting to build a store at the Northland Plaza Shopping Center, on the north end of the city.