The story still hangs in front of me, taped to the wall “Veteran of 3 wars, 8 5, dies in home invasion.” It’s dated July 29, 2009. It’s July 29, 2022 and still no suspects, no charges, no one held accountable. 13 years is a long time. Leads are cold, evidence is rotting away in Read More
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July 27, 2009 seems like forever ago. It’s when an 85 year old veteran of three wars was found dead in his West side home in Dayton Ohio. Sgt. Major North Woodall had survived WWII, Korea and Vietnam, but at 85, was killed by…. We still don’t know. I write a post about this every Read More
This is the post I hate to write each year. It was July 29, 2009 when the Dayton Daily News had the story “Veteran of 3 wars, 85, dies in home invasion” on the front page. That clipping sits behind my monitor on the wall 365 days a year. Reminding me that the murder is Read More
Dayton used to have a police force of 500 sworn officers. The city may have less people, but it’s still shaped like an octopus and big. Now, Dayton has around half that. Still, racially unbalanced compared to the general population. And, still, unable to find the killer of one of their own. You’ve seen the Read More
This Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 6 p.m. there is an community meeting in the city commission chambers (if from what I’m seeing on Facebook is an indication of attendance, they should consider moving it to the Convention center theater) about the proposed aerial surveillance program. I’ve written about this before: What is needed more? Read More