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The Butler County teenager, who tried to kill his parents by torching the family’s home, is going to prison for nine years. Mitchell Simon was sentenced, yesterday, for attempted aggravated murder and aggravated arson. Simon admitted to setting the blaze in retaliation for being disciplined. Recent Stories: Feds to Examine Wait Times at Cincinnati V.A. […]

The Butler County teenager accused of trying to kill his parents will be in court next week to face adult charges. A grand jury indicted 16 year-old Mitchell Simon, yesterday, of attempted aggravated murder and aggravated arson. Simon is accused of tying his parent’s bedroom door shut in October, then setting fire to the family’s […]

A pair of Butler County teenage girls are in the juvenile lockup, accused of threatening violence against their school. Deputies say a New Miami High School teacher found posts by the 14 and 15 year-olds on a website. The girls are charged with inducing panic and making terroristic threats. Recent Stories: Local Woman, 67, Fights […]

A former Butler County corrections officer will be locked up for having sex with inmates. Amber Harris was sentenced, Tuesday, to 90 days in jail and ordered to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life. Harris was a corrections officer at the Butler County Juvenile Rehab Center, when she had sex […]

Seven people are still in the hospital after a gruesome bus crash in Butler County. The crash of a Greyhound bus injured nearly three dozen people this past weekend near Monroe. The state highway patrol says the bus was rolling north on I-75, when the driver veered off the highway and hit a tree and […]

A Butler County school district is the first in the region to allow educators to have guns. The Edgewood School Board has voted to give principals the option to pack heat in their buildings, once they received proper training. The policy is in response to the deadly school shootings in Connecticut last year. Recent Stories: […]

An investigation is underway into a bizarre incident, that left several animals dead on a Butler County farm. Deputies say some apparently used a hatchet to slaughter four lambs last weekend. three others and two horses were injured at the site on Grey road. Recent Stories: New Dohoney Budget Includes Closing Pools, Public Safety Layoffs […]

Butler County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested 18 people, following an undercover drug investigation. Police say the suspects are accused of selling and abusing Marijuana, prescription drugs, and Heroin. Click here to read more. Recent Stories: Mallory Ignores Public Safety Workers, Gives Raises to His Aides Hamilton Man Convicted of Murder Faces Life Prison Sentence Police […]

The Hamilton store owner, who gunned down a would-be robber, won’t face charges. Butler County prosecutors say a grand jury cleared Smail Gueddari, on Tuesday, calling that the shooting was justified. Guderri killed 26 year-old Jeremy Irvin when the suspect threatened his wife with a gun during a hold-up. Recent Stories: Hamilton Man Convicted of […]

A Hamilton man, convicted in a murder case on Tuesday, could spend the rest of his life in prison. Butler County Judge, Michael Sage, found Myron Doby guilty in the December shooting of Donnell Holland. Holland was a youth football coach in the area. Recent Stories: Police Investigating Apparent Murder in East Price Hill Police […]

The Butler County Prosecutor is so upset with the cold temperatures this month, that he’s indicted the spring-predicting groundhog, Punxsatawny Phil. The groundhog didn’t see his shadow last month, which usually means there will be an early spring. Mike Gmoser calls that a “felony” for misrepresentation of the weather. Click here to read the indictment. […]

A new school safety program is underway in Butler County. A sheriff’s office is placing deputies in public schools in its jurisdiction, requiring them to visit schools in their zones at least once a day. Sheriff Richard Jones says making deputies more visible will help make students and staff more safe. For more on this […]