BELLBROOK, Ohio (WDTN) - The Bellbrook Fire Department is mourning the loss of a trusted member of its team.
FEMA search dog, Freitag, died Monday after a battle with cancer.
The department's Facebook page reports that Freitag was a member of the fire department and the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Urban Search and Rescue K9 team.
Freitag and his handler, Captain Athena Haus, have responded to many national disasters during the course of their careers.
Bellbrook firefighters say they honored to be Freitag's host department.
Makayla Poplin wasn't thinking about awards and accolades on a fateful day in March 2012. She just wanted to save her friend.
Fairborn teachers are now taking their contract dispute to the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
As fire crews worked to knock down the flames in a fire that killed four people in Kettering, they were also battling the cold.
Four members of a Kettering family were killed after fire broke out inside their Craig Drive home early Thursday morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and prevent future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat.