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  • Diplomatic Security special agent, who has ties to Dayton area, is found dead in Potomac River

    08/31/2017 9:04:01 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 98 replies
    WHIO ^ | 31 August 2017
    Kurt Smolek, a Diplomatic Security special agent with the State Department and Dayton Police Academy graduate, was found dead in the Potomac River on Wednesday and the cause is listed as undetermined pending an autopsy. We're hearing tonight that Smolek, 45, is a 1998 academy graduate and one of his assignments as a special agent was as a member of Condoleezza Rice's security team. According to DC Metro police, Smolek was last seen Monday, Aug. 28, in the 600 block of Water Street, Southwest, about 10 p.m. A missing persons bulletin described hims as white with graying brown hair, brown...
  • PHOTOS: More car windows shot out on local freeways

    02/26/2018 10:50:42 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    WDTN 2 News ^ | February 23, 2018 | Paul Rodzinka and Kristen Eskow
    DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol were called to the interchange of I-70 and I-75 Friday after several car windows were shot out. Two cars on Interstate 70 and two on Interstate 75 suffered damage Friday, according to police. Troopers tell 2 NEWS this appears to be similar to the incident Thursday morning where at least two vehicles, included a Dayton Police Department patrol car were damaged. A number of cars along I-70 between I-75 and Airport Access Road suffered damage. “It was in my window, and I felt something come past my face,” said...
  • Dayton Calls for More Decency at MLK Day Celebration

    01/15/2018 6:39:53 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 19 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 1/15/18 | Tyler Berg
    At the 32nd Annual State of Minnesota Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in St. Paul, Gov. Mark Dayton discussed the need for more progress in combating racism. This year's theme for the ceremony, held at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, was based on a statement the activist once made: "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" State Rep. Ilhan Omar (DFL) and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter both served as keynote speakers. During the ceremony, Dayton expressed his concerns that indecency was gaining the upper hand. "Here in...
  • December 17 is the anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight

    12/17/2017 8:45:42 AM PST · by harpygoddess · 21 replies
    http://vaviper.blogspot.com ^ | 12/17/2017 | Va Viper
    Today is the anniversary of mankind's first powered flight, achieved at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 17 December 1903 by pioneer American aviators Wilbur and Orville Wright (1867-1912 and 1871-1948, respectively). The Wrights - Dayton, Ohio bicycle mechanics - become interested in aviation as an avocation and embarked on a systematic experimental program that eventually led to their extraordinary success - of which movable wing parts and a lightweight engine were the key elements. Prior To the powered flight, the brothers completed over one thousand glides from atop Big Kill Devil Hill. These flying skills were a crucial component of...
  • Dayton woman says man hid in closet after home break-in (TX)

    11/29/2017 7:36:02 AM PST · by bgill · 15 replies
    mysa ^ | Nov. 28, 2017 | Vanesa Brashier
    A man arrested Friday for breaking into a home on the 400 block of FM 1413 in Dayton allegedly hid in a closet for hours while the family went about their normal activities, according to an account from the homeowner and corroborated by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. "We were in the house having fun, cooking and eating, and had no idea a stranger was in my son's closet," said Tara Trevino-Pasket. "My son is now afraid to sleep in his own bedroom."...Based on the information the suspect provided at the jail, he is 59 years old and has a...
  • Mark Dayton Vetos state legislature. Upheld by state supreme court.

    09/10/2017 1:41:56 PM PDT · by cableguymn · 10 replies
    The Minneapolis Star and tribune ^ | 9/8/2017 | Star and Tribune
    this is the excerpt.. The Minnesota Supreme Court said Friday that it was within Gov. Mark Dayton’s authority to veto funding for the state Legislature, ordering the DFL governor and Republican legislative leaders to work with a mediator to finally resolve their long-simmering constitutional dispute.
  • Feds charge 3 for allegedly producing fake immigration, other IDs

    08/30/2017 12:21:22 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 16 replies
    dayton daily news ^ | 8-30-17 | Mark Gokavi
    Three Dayton residents — including two brothers who have illegally entered the United States several times — have been federally charged with producing nearly 100 fake immigration, state and federal identifications, according to authorities. Blas Martinez-Roldan, Miguel Martinez-Roldan and his wife, Angela Martinez, had initial appearances Wednesday in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. All three were charged with three crimes related to allegedly producing fraudulent Social Security cards, U.S. Permanent Resident Identifications, Ohio driver’s licenses and IDs as well as California IDs, according to a criminal complaint filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Several forms of fake identification cards were seized...
  • Mark Dayton: Damond death ‘horrible tragedy’; Minnesota police not ‘trigger-happy’

    07/19/2017 4:35:10 PM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 39 replies
    Two cities.com ^ | Twin cities.com
    MInnesota Gov Dayton changes his tune with this shooting and every cam safely off and not recording.
  • F-16 Thunderbird crashes, flips over at Dayton International Airport

    06/23/2017 5:27:02 PM PDT · by pfflier · 34 replies
    CBS/AP ^ | Jun 23, 2017 | /Ty Greenlees/WHIO
    DAYTON, Ohio -- A military plane that was practicing for an air show in heavy fog has crashed at an airport in Ohio, officials said Friday. CBS affiliate WHIO-TV reports an F-16 Thunderbird crashed and overturned shortly before 1 p.m. at the end of a runway at Dayton International Airport. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds confirmed crew members were "conducting a familiarization flight" and "there was a mishap upon landing."
  • Massive drug bust in Dayton connected to Mexican drug cartel Sinaloa

    04/13/2017 11:46:31 PM PDT · by RC one · 36 replies
    WDTN @News ^ | 4/13/17 | Jordan Bowen
    DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – 20 kilos of deadly fentanyl are off our streets after a major drug bust, but authorities say more is coming, and they can’t keep up. The Montgomery Sheriff’s Office is already predicting that overdose deaths in 2017 will be double the amount reported last year.We’re gonna crush records,” Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer said. “This year, at this pace unfortunately.” Setting the pace, is a Mexican drug cartel known as Sinaloa. They’re the source of the more than 20 kilos of fentanyl recovered in Wednesday’s massive drug bust.
  • Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses during State of the State

    01/23/2017 6:00:49 PM PST · by SMGFan · 54 replies
    BNO News ^ | January 23, 2017
    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has collapsed while delivering the annual State of the State address in the House Chambers. The governor is receiving medical attention but his current condition is unknown. (more)
  • Dayton: Health Law 'No Longer Affordable'

    10/12/2016 12:21:00 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 22 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 10/12/16 | AP
    Minnesota's Democratic governor said Wednesday that the Affordable Care Act is "no longer affordable," a stinging critique from a state leader who strongly embraced the law just a few years ago. Gov. Mark Dayton made the comments while addressing questions about Minnesota's fragile health insurance market, where individual plans are facing double-digit increases after all insurers threatened to exit the market entirely in 2017. They follow cost concerns and criticism nationwide, including President Bill Clinton saying last week that the law was "the craziest thing in the world" before he backtracked.
  • {Gov.} Dayton Calls For Tolerance After St. Cloud Mall Attack

    09/19/2016 7:30:30 AM PDT · by PROCON · 61 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | Sep. 18, 2016
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Gov. Mark Dayton said he plans to travel to St. Cloud Monday to offer support for the community following the knife attack at a mall that left nine people wounded and a suspect dead. Authorities say the suspect, who has yet to be identified, attacked several shoppers at the Crossroads Center mall on Saturday night. Police say he mentioned Allah and asked at least one victim if they were Muslim. “If true that [the stabbings] were motivated by religious bigotry, I condemn them even more strongly,” the governor said in a press release Sunday. The suspect was...
  • Wright State withdraws from presidential debate

    07/19/2016 12:24:57 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 25 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 7/19/2016 | Lynn Hulsey
    Wright State President David Hopkins announced Tuesday the university has withdrawn from hosting the first presidential debate in September. WSU cited rising costs and security costs Costs rose from $3.5 million to over $8 million University informed Commission on Presidential Debates at noon WSU in an internal remediation to overcome budget deficit UPDATE @ 2:58 p.m.: The president of Wright State’s faculty union, Martin Kich, said cancelling the debate was probably for the best. “I think It’s unfortunate we’ve gotten two months away from it and we have to pull the plug on it. I don’t think that makes anyone...
  • "Wright State withdraws from presidential debate" (Going to be held at liberal Hofstra instead)

    07/19/2016 11:53:58 AM PDT · by GreaterSwiss · 19 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 7/19/2016 | Lynn Hulsey
    “In light of Wright State University’s announcement of earlier today, the September 26, 2016 Presidential Debate will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. The Commission very much appreciates Wright State’s efforts. Hofstra University served very successfully as a presidential debate site in 2012. On September 23, 2015, the Commission announced that Hofstra University had agreed to serve as an alternate site this debate cycle if needed. The Commission looks forward to working with Hofstra once again.”
  • Officers Start Arresting I-94 Protesters (BLM MN)

    07/09/2016 7:56:37 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 143 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 7/9/16 | Ellie Herman
    Police started arresting protesters who shut down parts of Interstate 94 following the death of Philando Castile. Hundreds of protesters marched from the Governor's residence and crossed I-94, blocking off the freeway in both directions. State Patrol officers redirected motor traffic as they cut off I-94 entrances at Dale Street. Protesters are throwing objects at officers and one officer was injured from a thrown firework, according to SPPD. One protester was using a laser sight and pointing it at officers. St. Paul Police Department officers are using glass balls with smoke, not tear gas, on I-94. Police officers on I-94...
  • UFO - What Is It?

    06/01/2016 2:49:41 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 19 replies
    YT ^ | 5/31/2016 | unknown/news
    Is it or isn’t it? Video of a strange object in the sky near a military base in Dayton, Ohio, had the internet buzzing Sunday over whether it was a UFO, "Fox & Friends" reported. “It looks like it’s moving with the clouds,” a woman is heard saying on the video. The 13-minute YouTube video appears to show an object hovering and disappearing into the clouds near the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, which housed an Air Force project that documented alleged UFO and extraterrestrial sightings from 1947 to 1969. A couple spotted the object as they were watching the sunset...
  • Attempted Attack On Donald Trump Was Worse Than It Originally Looked

    03/13/2016 8:41:18 AM PDT · by springwater13 · 92 replies
    New footage shows that the attempted attack on Donald Trump in Dayton, OH on Saturday was a far more dangerous situation than it originally appeared on television. A man jumps a barrier and makes it past several security guards, before finally being stopped feet from Mr. Trump. It is unknown if he had a weapon, but his intent is clear... Video at Link.
  • Man at Trump rally tells protesters to 'go to f---ing Auschwitz' (language warning)

    03/13/2016 4:55:28 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 39 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 3/13/16 | Kyle Bogden
    A man carrying a Donald Trump campaign poster shouted abuse at protesters while he was leaving a rally in Cleveland on Saturday, 12 March. While walking past a group of protesters who were filming at the time the man slowed down and shouted: “Go to Auschwitz, go to f---ing Auschwitz”. Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters yelled at one another as supporters left Cleveland’s International Exposition Center after the Republican frontrunner’s rally had finished. At a rally earlier Saturday outside Dayton, Trump was briefly surrounded by Secret Service agents when a man tried to breach the security buffer. He was stopped...
  • Man arrested at Trump rally told police act was preplanned

    03/13/2016 9:51:54 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 13, 2016 12:38 PM EDT
    A man arrested after trying to jump on the stage at Republican Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Dayton reportedly told police he planned to grab the microphone and yell that Trump is a racist but didn’t intend to hurt anyone. […] (Thomas) DiMassimo, of Fairborn, was charged with misdemeanor inducing panic and disorderly conduct. He was released on bail. …