Former Wayne Warrior officially hired to lead Irish

SOUTH BEND, Ind (WDTN) – It’s official. Marcus Freeman has officially been hired as the 30th head coach of Notre Dame Football. Freeman was promoted from Defensive Coordinator to Head Coach after only one season with the program. The promotion came after Brain Kelly left South Bend for the LSU earlier in the week. Freeman, […]
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Miamisburg holds parade, tree lighting

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (WDTN) – The Community Holiday Parade will march through downtown Miamisburg on Saturday afternoon, closing several roads. Staging will begin at Community Park before the parade makes its way down South Main Street. According to a post by the city of Miamisburg on Facebook, the parade will begin at 4 pm on December […]

Catholic women’s club collects items for homeless women, children

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton Catholic Women’s Club held its annual Christmas Boutique today to collect items for the women and children at the St. Vincent Homeless Shelter and the community. Last year, the club said members filled over 100 Christmas stockings for children at the shelter as well as 50 laundry baskets filled […]

No sleigh: Santa visits Dayton Mall in helicopter

During Santa’s two-hour visit, he will listen to Christmas wishes from customers, give a small gift to every child and pose for photos. Skyline Chili said this annual event helps kick off the restaurant’s countdown to Christmas.

Santa to attend Huber Heights celebration, tree lighting

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) – Santa is coming to Huber Heights this Saturday to celebrate the holiday season, as well as attend the Tree Lighting Saturday night. According to the Huber Heights Police, Santa will be making several stops around the city, each one lasting approximately 10 minutes, before ending the night at the Annual […]

URS Adult Ambassador thriving

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – One of the many goals at United Rehabilitation Services is preparing adults to work and to succeed while doing so. Workers at URS detail just how the Adult Ambassador at the organization is proving to be a great example of success. Tom Acker is a man on the move. “Because I […]

Holiday First Friday happens tonight in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A special Holiday First Friday in downtown Dayton happens tonight all around downtown Dayton. Organizers say you can shop for unique holiday gifts, many of which are handmade by local artisans, and enjoy special holiday-themed entertainment. The free event also features art exhibit openings, sales events and a variety of entertainment. […]

Urbana woman dead after crash

URBANA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – A 78-year-old woman is dead after a crash in Champaign County Tuesday. The Champaign County Sheriff said 78-year-old Ruth Thomas was pronounced dead after a crash at the intersection of SR-54 and E. Hickory Grove Road in Urbana Township on Nov. 30. An initial investigation into the crash showed Thomas […]

Confronting gender stereotypes: Dayton Fire Dept. works to recruit more women

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A Miami Valley fire department is confronting gender stereotypes to encourage more women to see the fire service as a career option. Roughly 4% of U.S. firefighters are women. Some people say the low percentage is due to the physical demands that the job requires, but Dayton fire is working to […]

Ohio National Guard soldier missing for a month found alive

WILLMINGTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A missing member of the Ohio Army National Guard was found Tuesday. Lance Nelson told NEWS his 26-year-old daughter, Michaela Nelson, was found alive in Columbus Tuesday afternoon. Michaela Nelson joined the Ohio Army National Guard’s Recruit Sustainment Program in September 2020. But according to a spokesperson with the Ohio National […]

Do you recognize them? Montgomery Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for theft suspects

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office needs your help identifying two theft suspects. The sheriff’s office said on Facebook that a theft happened at the Smoke Shop on Miamisburg-Centerville Road in Washington Township. Police said a white male stole a DeWalt tool bag containing a drill, impact driver and accessories. The […]