12 arrested in Fairfield Commons ?die-in?
The Christmas Eve protest at Fairfield Commons Mall netted a dozen arrests on charges of obstructing official business and criminal trespass, according to records released Friday by Beavercreek Police.
Several protesters arrested at Beavercreek mall
UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m. We spoke with Beavercreek?s first black mayor, Brian Jarvis, about the protest. When asked if he thinks the protesters were wrong, Jarvis said, ?I don?t think anybody?s wrong to protest. That?s a right to do that. I think it?s wrong to interfere with residents who want to shop.? ?I think that people forget this is private property,? Jarvis explained. ?When they were on on the ...
Family to file suit in police-involved shooting
The family of a man killed at a Beavercreek Walmart store in a police-involved shooting is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday.
Beavercreek Twp. fire going to full-time force
A shift in the makeup of the Beavercreek Twp. Fire Department to a force of full-time career firefighters means nine part-timers will be laid off. That?s the upshot of a decision announced in a statement Tuesday by the township trustees. A months-long review of township services and after consulting with experts outside the township, the board of trustees decided to ?migrate the fire department ...
Walmart back open after ?die-in? protest
UPDATE @ 5:45 p.m.: The main entrance to the Beavercreek Walmart store is back open. The strong police presence is gone, the parking lot is full of cars so it appears to be business as usual at the store. UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m.: At least three males and an older woman were taken into custody this afternoon following a protest at the Beavercreek Walmart. Store employees cleared the store shortly ...
4 adults arrested in Walmart ?die-in? protest
Four adults were arrested on misdemeanor charges in Saturday's "die-in" protest at a Walmart in Beavercreek.
Federal lawsuit filed against Wal-Mart and officers involved in Crawford shooting death
The family of John Crawford III filed a federal lawsuit against Wal-Mart and the police officers involved in his shooting death Tuesday.
Family of Man Killed by Cops at Wal-Mart Files Suit
John Crawford III, 22, was fatally shot in August while holding a BB gun at a Wal-Mart. Police say he was shot after he refused to drop the weapon.
Protesters shut down Beavercreek Walmart
Protesters close down Wal-Mart in Beavercreek over police shooting there earlier this year. Four people were arrested.
Beavercreek police chief rescinds his retirement
The city police chief, Dennis Evers, will not retire from his position next month and will continue to lead the department for the ?forseeable future,? according to a written statement released by the city this afternoon. Evers submitted a letter of resignation in October indicating his intent to retire in January. During interviews, he stated his decision was based on ?philosophical differences ...