Violent crime down 8 percent in city
The 2010 preliminary FBI snapshot of crime in Dayton for the first six months also show property crimes are up 6 percent over the same period in 2009.
Holiday shipping in high gear as deadlines near:
The postal service had its busiest day of the year Monday, while UPS is preparing for its biggest day Thursday.
Riverside to use $120,000 grant to clean trailer park:
The city can only use the money for the grant’s intended purpose despite the new park owner’s ability to cover costs to remove abandoned mobile homes.
Ohio executions highest in three decades:
The state’s eight executions in 2010 ranked second in the nation behind Texas, which had 17.
Source of campaign donations hard to track:
Groups for both parties can use an accounting sleight of hand to attribute maximum campaign donations to a donor even if that donor didn’t make the contribution.
Obama seeks GOP votes for arms treaty He is trying to win Senate ratification of a new arms treaty negotiated with Russia earlier this year that would cap nuclear weapons and restart weapons inspections.
Auto companies take on EPA over ethanol limits:
Companies including Ford and GM oppose a ruling from the Environmental Protection Agency that increases from 10 percent to 15 percent the amount of ethanol that can be blended with gasoline.
North Korea backs off threats to attack South:
It had promised to do so if South Korea conducted military drills, but offered concessions on its nuclear program instead.