Headlines for Thursday April 8, 2021
(West Union)--The man arrested for an Adams County murder in Trenton this week is actually from Trenton. 32 year old Zackary Phillips is charged with murder and tampering with evidence in the death of Anthony Storer.
(Hamilton)--Hamilton police have arrested a suspect from a couple of recent arsons. 24 year old Bryan Gibson is accused of starting fires at the McDulin parking garage and RiversEdge amphitheater downtown. Gibson told investigators he set the fires because he was trying to keep warm.
(Oxford)--A new dean will lead Miami University's regional campuses starting in July. Dr. Ande Durojaiye has been named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science. Durojaiye has been serving as interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Northern Kentucky University. He succeeds Cathy Bishop-Clark, who will return to teaching in the department of computer and information technology.
(Cincinnati)--You don't run into this every day on the beat. Cincinnati police were investigating reports of up to five monkeys on the loose in Price Hill. The primates were seen swinging from trees at St. Joseph Cemetary. Police called the Cincinnati Zoo for help rounding them up when they are found. The monkeys are believed to be privately owned.
(Columbus)--The Ohio State Patrol has unveiled their new OVI Dashboard. You can log on to ovidashboard.ohio.gov and get daily numbers on arrests and crashes involving impaired driving. You can also get a look at dash cam footage of OVI arrests.
(West Chester)--Butler County State Representative Jennifer Gross has introduced House Bill 248, the Vaccine Choice and Anti-Discrimination Act. She says it would protect those who decline to take the COVID vaccine from segregation and discrimination.
(Cincinnati)--The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they are finally starting a Ring of Honor at Paul Brown Stadium. The first two inductees are Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz and team founder Paul Brown.