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01/21/2018 12:30 PM
Bucio seeks early release from probation sanctions -

Former Miami County attorney Christopher Bucio has filed a motion to be released from community control sanctions just over a year after being sentenced. The case involves the unethical sale of land in exchange for professional services, Online court records also detail the situation that resulted in him being incarcerated for a short period of time earlier this month.

01/20/2018 04:23 PM
Restaurant inspections -

Restaurant inspections are performed in the county by Miami County Public Health, except in Piqua, which has its own health department. Miami County Public Health can be reached at 573-3500, by email at or on the website at

01/20/2018 12:03 PM
Man arraigned on unlawful sexual conduct -

A Troy man was arraigned on multiple counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor in Miami County Municipal Court this week after being accused of having sex with juveniles. McKinley S. Kucharski, 24, of Troy, was arraigned on five counts of fourth-degree felony unlawful sexual conduct with a minor on Thursday.

01/20/2018 12:03 PM
Laura man charged with rape of juvenile -

Gerald L. Rue, Jr., 67, of Laura, was charged with two counts of first-degree felony rape on Wednesday in connection with incidents that reportedly took place almost 20 years ago. According to Miami County Municipal Court records, Rue was charged with rape in connection with an incident in September 1998 and another incident in January 1999, both taking place in Laura.

01/20/2018 12:03 PM
Commission approves rezoning request -

The Piqua City Commission approved a zoning request Tuesday evening that is expected to lead to future redevelopment on Wood Street. The Miller-Valentine Group sought to have a parcel of land on the 400 block of Wood Street rezoned from light industrial to multi-family residential to build a 62-unit multi-family apartment complex.

12/25/2017 02:47 PM
Crews called to structure fire in Miami County

Firefighters were called to the 7100 block of South Palmer Road in Bethel Township just before 1:30 p.m. Monday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover.