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The Docket: 5/16

Short relationships, long fights A woman and her ex-boyfriend decided they needed to meet and discuss their breakup. The woman decided to bring along their mutual friend, Tequila (a person, not a beverage) for moral support. The three met at in a parking lot, so if there was trouble it would be public. The conversation […]

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Law and Disorder: The Docket 5/9

40 oz. fight A woman was hanging out with friends when they all decided to buy some beer. She knew the group usually shared their beer, but the woman thought she’d buy a beer all for herself this time. She flip-flopped on whether she wanted a 24 oz. or 40 oz. beer, but finally decided […]

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The Docket: 5/2

Cupcake capers A man walked into a store and headed to the cupcake section. The owner suspected there would be trouble because the man had stolen things from his store in the past. Police were always too late to catch him, but not this time, the owner decided. The man picked up a cupcake and […]

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Law & Disorder: 4/25

Broken brandy bottle A family left for church in the morning. When they returned, they noticed their motion-sensor alarm system had been moved. The family also noted a broken window on the top floor and a bottle of Paul Masson brandy on the floor below it. The brandy was not something they kept in the […]

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Law and Disorder: The Buzz 4/18

Grow at your own risk By Michael Brice Keller   The Constitution, I am told, is written on hemp, and I can’t say I haven’t benefited from the use of therapeutic cannabis products. Since about the 1930s, however, there has been purported illegality of marijuana on some level. Many cite the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 […]

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Law and Disorder: 4/11

St. Patrick’s Day Officers spoke with a man who said he was attacked for no reason. After collecting information, officers moved on to investigate a call from a fellow officer about a bar fight within the same area. The officers tried to see if there was a connection between the two reports. They asked the […]

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Law and Disorder: 4/4/17

Card trick A man went over to his friend’s house to play cards with his friend and his friend’s girlfriend. The man went into another room and left his wallet on the counter near his friend. When the man returned, he couldn’t find his wallet and asked for his friend’s help to locate it. The […]

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The Docket: 3/28

The trampoline getaway A mom was letting her daughter play on her trampoline, until she told her daughter to come back inside. Later that day, the mom saw two boys take the trampoline and run away with it. The mom was furious because these boys had been known for causing trouble in the past. The […]

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The Docket: 3/21

Regional police blotters, reported and interpreted By Ehron Ostendorf Editor’s Choice Hot case A fire lieutenant responded to a car fire. While putting out the flames with his colleagues, he observed two men standing in the area and watching the fire, a little suspiciously. The two men vacated the premises, and within the same hour, […]

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The Docket: 8/30

Regional police blotters, reported and interpretedby By Ehron Ostendorf Feeding for two The owner of a store said a woman had entered and walked over to the liquor section. The owner could partly see her, but didn’t see her take anything. When he went about his business, she walked over to the Jack Daniels area […]

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Debate Forum: 8/23

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For rent Can Ohio’s national park be “leased” for drilling? By Sarah Sidlow Quick quiz: name the only national forest in Ohio. That’s right—it’s Wayne National Forest (WNF), and portions of it are found in Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Lawrence, Perry, Scioto, Vinton, and Washington counties. Why is this relevant, you may […]

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On The Beat: 8/23

Roadside fruit stands, where art thou? By Jim Bucher Think the older you get, the more nostalgic. Guess it’s all a part of the aging process, but while writing my memories of Hara column about the closing of the iconic venue and how it all began with a fruit stand, I got to thinking… are […]

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On Your Marc: 8/23

No character like McVie By Marc Katz I know, there were iconic entertainment groups that played early in their careers at Hara Arena, and plenty of rodeos and truck pulls and politicians, as well. But the also iconic complex that will close with a comic book show this week will always be known to me […]

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The Docket: 8/23

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Regional police blotters, reported and interpretedby Researched and reported by Ehron Ostendorf So stupid, a caveman could do it An officer and her partner answered a simple assault call. The victim said her and her boyfriend pulled up in her driveway, and she asked him to exit the car. Easily angered, he took her keys […]

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The Docket: 8/16

Regional police blotters, reported and interpreted by Ehron Ostendorf A dog for a drug? A woman called a breaking and entering in her house. She stated her screen window was popped open and someone snuck in. Several items were taken from the house. She claimed it was her son because she had caught him stealing […]

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Debate Forum: 8/16/16

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For the love of the game Olympic athletes have big dreams, but empty wallets—Should the government step in? By Sarah Sidlow   This past week, the Dayton City Paper team has been hard at work asking the tough questions: “When does rhythmic gymnastics start?” “How do you score points in canoeing?” and “Who was that […]

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Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/19

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Major key Last weekend a local couple was watching TV in their living room, having a relaxing evening, when suddenly […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/12

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Jesus take the wheel A local couple recently decided to visit their church on a particularly warm and muggy Sunday […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/5

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Flightless In a local park, police were dispatched to the crime scene. A woman called the police when she realized […]

The Docket: 8/29

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Stolen in a nanosecond Just last week a woman visited her local sheriff’s office to place a tip on a […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 8/22

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Totally secure knot …not In a local home a garage door was broken into. This garage door was perfectly secured […]