ABC 22 News Team
- Alexandra Lewis
- Amber Watson
- Elyse Coulter
- Hilary Zalla
- Kelly May
- Kristine Frazao
- Nicole Grigg
- Rhonda Moore
- Ann Reynolds
Low: 51 Winds: NW 4-8 mph
Tomorrow: Sun to Start with Increasing P.M. Clouds & A Few Showers Late.
High: 73 Winds: NW 10-15 mph
Wednesday: Still Cool with ...
Bellbrook Family Fights for Justice
BELLBROOK -- There is a fight for justice for three Bellbrook teens killed in a tragic crash last November.
We were the first to tell you about one victim's family taking the case to the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
But now, after meeting with Attorney General Mike DeWine, their plans have changed.
"I miss her tremendously, more than words can ever tell," said Lisa Sikorski.
A year later and the pain is still raw.
Her niece Julianna Hawk was the youngest of three girls killed, when the driver of the truck they were riding in, Jesse Whitaker, went off the road and hit a tree.
17-year-old Sophie Kerrigan and 16-year-old Sklyar Kooken also died in the crash.
Whitaker faces vehicular homicide and manslaughter charges in the juvenile court system.
"In order to kill three girls instantly and to speed and nine months in a juvie detention center just doesn't match the crime at all," Lisa said.
That's why Lisa went to the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
She says Sugarcreek Township Police should have tested Whitaker for drugs, especially after she says they found paraphernalia in the truck.
"They didn't do any field sobriety test, which right there would have changed the outcome of this case," said Sikorski.
An outcome that can't be changed now, but she hopes by bringing in the Attorney General it can be changed for the future.
"If he's aware of it then potentially some of the training for the police departments will get changed; any changes that he will make from that point on using this as an example will be a step in the right direction," said Sikorski.
Lisa plans to be at the police department Wednesday afternoon. We'll check in with her after to find out what happened.
Border CrisisGet the latest developments on the border control issue!
Chefs CornerWe often invite local chefs into our studio kitchen to demonstrate their cooking techniques and recipes. Watch those video segments on this page.
Pay It ForwardRiver Valley Credit Union, FOX45, and ABC22 recognize the good deeds of people and organizations who make the Miami Valley a better place.
Health Care ReformThe Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act sparked a new battle. Check here daily for the latest developments, locally and across the country.
Secrets Of A ThiefWe expose the "Secrets Of A Thief". Sponsored by Shiver Security.
Cool SchoolsOur children are the way of the future and it all starts with our schools. Join us as our Hilary Zalla goes inside schools around the Miami Valley to find out what cool things students and teachers are ...
Town HallJoin in as our expert panel discusses jobs in Ohio
No Text ZoneTexting While Driving Kills Thousands of People Each Year. Many More are Seriously Injured. You Can Help Make Our Roads a NO TEXT ZONE.
Washington TimesPolitics, Breaking News, US and World News.
On Time TrafficGet the latest traffic information and updates here!
School ClosingsGet the list of all closings and delays for schools and businesses within the area, and sign up for text alerts!
Save Local TVFind out how you can save local TV right here!
Raw NewsWatch raw, unedited and uncensored news stories right here!
Pump PatrolFind the lowest gas prices, check out local and national price trends, report low prices and get fuel saving tips!
Political PulseArmstrong Williams is a pugnacious, provocative and principled voice for conservatives and Christian values in America's public debates.
News LinksThese links were chosen by the newsroom for their newsworthy content. These sites enhance the news stories that aired on the newscast on the dates cited.
Menard's Around the HouseMenards Around the House how-to videos give you tips for those much needed home improvements!
On the MoveGet the latest news and more on your mobile phone!
Good MorningIt's Fun, it's fresh, the way mornings should be!
Top StoriesGet up to the minute information from across Ohio in our Top Stories section!
Your Voice. Your Future.As the country faces challenges from federal budget issues to jobs and national debt, your voice is critical to the future.
Waste WatchHow are your tax dollars being spent? Waste Watch tracks whether local, state and federal governments or any groups are using your money wisely...or wasting it.
Contracts to buy US homes slip in June
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was a gal named "Lucy" versus a guy named "Hercules" at your local multiplex this weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Worried about germs?
IN THE NEWS: PRO DRONES
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thirty university and college professors say government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
Tonight on ABC 22
6:30 pm ..... ABC World News
7:00 pm ..... Family Feud
7:30 pm ..... Family Feud
8:00 pm ..... The Bachelorette (Season Finale)
10:00 pm ... The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose
11:00 pm ... ABC 22 News at Eleven
11:30 pm ... Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:30 am ... Nightline