DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - The Dayton chapter of the American Red Cross is on standby should its services be needed in Oklahoma.
A local Red Cross spokesman told 2 NEWS that volunteers from our community have not been officially called to duty, but they are ready should they be called.
We also checked with Ohio Task Force 1. They have yet to be put on standby.
But, there a lot of people in the Miami Valley who are watching the developments closely in Oklahoma. They have family and friends who live there.
Diane Schoeffler-Warren is known to many here. She does public relations for the Victoria Theatre Association.
Most of her family lives in the area where the tornado touched down Monday afternoon.
"I do want to give lots of hugs to my friends and family and thank God I can facebook them and text them and say I'm praying for you," said Schoeffler-Warren. "They'll survive this. Oklahomans are strong and resilient and I couldn't be prouder to be an Oklahoman."
She's been glued to her smartphone for much of evening hearing from her friends and family. She's heard from most and they're fine.
Fairborn teachers and support staff have won a hearing to argue that their contracts were illegally revoked by the Board of Education.
Two lanes of traffic were blocked on I-75 northbound at Edwin C Moses Boulevard.
The victim told officers she was walking from campus to the Cimarron Woods apartment complex when she was robbed.
Police found a man who had died from a gunshot wound outside a Dayton home late Tuesday night.
Police told 2 NEWS they arrested six people for trafficking in drugs.