Brisk winds and a blast of Arctic air drops wind chills to around zero today

Significantly colder outside today with wind chills ranging from -5 degrees to 5 degrees above zero. Winds may gust as high as 30 mph at times. Temperatures will struggle to reach around 20 this afternoon. Flurries are possible from time to time with best chances this morning.

TODAY: Breezy and much colder. Mostly cloudy some few flurries. Wind chills -5 degrees below zero to 5 degrees above zero. High 21

Kettering, Dayton Public Works prepping roads for winter weather

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – To prepare for the weekend’s winter weather, Kettering and Dayton are treating the streets starting with major highways and roads.

According to Steve Bergstresser, assistant city manager of Kettering, main thoroughfares such as Dorothy Lane, Far Hills Avenue, Wilmington Pike and Stroop Road will be attended to first.

ONLY ON 2: UD police chief leaving; talks accomplishments, challenges

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — In less than a month, UD Police Chief and Executive Director of Public Safety Rodney Chatman will leave for the University of Utah where he will assume the same role.

During his four years in Dayton, Chatman emphasized the importance of community policing and engagement. He says he will bring that style with him out west.

Much colder today as winds relax

What a difference a day makes! After reaching a new record high on Saturday of 67 degrees, today we will only be in the low 40s. Maximum wind gusts on Saturday reached 83 mph at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Today winds will subside rather quickly as high pressure builds into the area.

TODAY: Winds diminish, mix of clouds and sun, much colder. High 41

Lt. Gov. Husted helps connect local students with Miami Valley businesses

DAYTON, Ohio — Students in the Miami Valley gathered to learn about internships and potential jobs at The Dayton Workforce Networking Forum, which was held at Sinclair Community College on Friday.

At the event, keynote speaker Lt. Gov. Jon Husted stressed the importance of collaboration. “Nobody can do it alone. Businesses need talent, but they need educational institutions who are producing the talent that they need,” Husted said.

Man sentenced for killing 17-year-old LaShonda Childs

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A 29-year-old man will spend at least 18 years in prison for shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend.

Montgomery County Judge Dennis Adkins sentenced Trendell Goodwin, of Dayton, to 18 years to life. Goodwin fatally shot 17-year-old LaShonda Childs on Shoop Avenue in October 2018.

Goodwin previously pleaded guilty to murder, felonious assault and firing over a roadway.

2 Dayton commissioners sworn in for another term

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Two Dayton city commissioners took the oath of office.

Monday morning at City Hall, two familiar faces were sworn in by their families to lead the city for four more years.

Commissioner Matt Joseph was sworn in for a fifth term. Commissioner Christopher Shaw was sworn in for a second term. After the trying year last year, both say they’re looking to move the city forward.


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