Butler County

Participants in the University of Dayton vigil gathered last year outside the Butler County Jail, an ICE facility, to mark International Human Rights Day.
University of Dayton Human Rights Center

For the second year in a row, protesters will hold a candlelight vigil outside the Butler County Correctional Complex, a regional ICE facility in Hamilton.

Crowds packed a memorial service for slain Dayton Police Detective Jorge Del Rio on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

Federal law enforcement officials have charged a Butler County man with illegally buying the gun used in the shootout that left Dayton Police detective Jorge Del Rio dead.

There's an element of excitement surrounding Fortified Hill, a Ross Township earthwork, after supporters were able to raise the money to save it in just over a month.

An effort is underway to save an endangered earthwork in Butler County before it's potentially sold to developers Sept. 28.

Yellow Springs residents are reacting to news the owner of a popular village taco business could be deported. Miguel’s Tacos owner Miguel Espinosa is currently in immigration detention at the Butler County Jail.  

Village officials say Espinosa was first arrested in Greene County for driving without a license and other violations before U.S. Marshals officers brought him to the Butler County facility.

Maeve Korkan-Laughlin works at Asanda Imports next door to Miguel’s Tacos and says Espinosa’s food business improved the quality of life in the village.

The Butler County Democratic Party wants an investigation into state Rep. Candice Keller (R-Middletown), saying she potentially violated ethics rules by sponsoring a bill that would directly benefit an anti-abortion health center she runs in Southwest Ohio. 

Updated: Wednesday, 9:14 a.m.

Eight weeks after four people were gunned down inside a West Chester apartment, police have made an arrest. The husband of one of the victims was picked up Tuesday in Connecticut. Gurpreet Singh is the same man who called police to report the crime.

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At least four vehicles in Butler County stalled out Wednesday after filling up with bad gasoline. County Auditor Roger Reynolds says the problem was traced to water seeping into an underground fuel tank.

Maribel Trujillo Diaz, the Butler County mother of four who was deported to her native Mexico in April 2017, is back in the United States.

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A Butler County lawmaker no longer faces a felony charge that could have resulted in his automatic ouster from the legislature.  

The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has cleared the way for a Butler County woman to be deported to Mexico.

A Butler County woman scheduled for deportation remains in the U.S. as of Tuesday afternoon.

Brandon Anderson

Updated story: http://radio.wosu.org/post/shooting-madison-high-school-4-injured

Three southwestern Ohio students have been wounded in a shooting at school and a suspect is in custody.