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Government Section :: Page 8

  • Man, woman found dead at East Enon Road duplex identified

    Greene County and Montgomery County Coroners recently released the names of the man and woman found dead just west of Yellow Springs. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Greene County and Montgomery County Coroners Monday afternoon released the names of the man and woman found dead just west of Yellow Springs. The incident is being investigated as a double-homicide.

  • Interim chief update

    The Village of Yellow Springs is beginning the process of finding an interim police chief since the resignation of Chief Dave Hale.

  • Peaceful ball drop turns ugly

    Police from at least six municipalities and agencies joined Yellow Springs police in a presence downtown on the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop that many villagers found hostile and aggressive. (Photo courtesy of Margaret Kinner Fischer)

    Lance Rudegeair had dropped the New Year’s ball at 12 a.m., and was still up on the ladder when the police car lights began flashing. Then came the sirens. It was 12:08 a.m. The sound was deafening.

  • YSPD chief resigns; villagers demand better policing

    More than 250 villagers crowded into the Bryan Center gym Tuesday night for a special Council meeting about tensions with police at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. About 40 people spoke, including Ian MacDonald, above. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    On Tuesday evening a crowd overflowing the Bryan Center gym heard a statement from Police Chief Dave Hale offering his resignation in the aftermath of what many perceived as overly aggressive and hostile police behavior at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.

  • Village manager heading police department; replacement sought and investigation started

    Village manager Patti Bates is currently overseeing the police department, with aims to appoint an interim police chief within the next week or two. Village officials are also starting an investigation into the events of New Year’s Eve.

  • 2016: Yellow Springs year in Review — Village Council

    A groundbreaking ceremony last Thursday kicked off construction of Yellow Springs' new water treatment plant. Construction of the plant, which will cost $7.2 million, begins on Oct. 1 and will take approximately 15 months. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    2016: Yellow springs year in Review — Village Council

  • Police chief resigns

    Police Chief Dave Hale announced his resignation, in a statement read by Village Manager Patti Bates at tonight’s special Council meeting. The meeting addressed police tactics that caused distress and chaos for many at the recent New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.

  • New Year’s celebration turns ugly with police actions

    The traditional Yellow Springs ball drop turned ugly on New Year’s Eve when police drove through the crowd at 12:08 a.m.

  • To Trump from you, via WYSO

    Jess Mador, WYSO’s new managing editor, is heading the “Dear Mr. President” project. (Submitted photo)

    If you could tell President-elect Donald Trump anything, what would it be?

  • Third sergeant to be hired by Yellow Springs Police

    The Yellow Springs Police Department will be adding a new sergeant to its ranks, drawn from the officers currently on the force.

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