ABC 22 News Team
- Alexandra Lewis
- Amber Watson
- Christian Hauser
- Elyse Coulter
- Hilary Zalla
- Kelly May
- Kristine Frazao
- Natasha Williams
- Nicole Grigg
- Rhonda Moore
- Ann Reynolds
High: 34 Winds: W 3-6 mph
Tonight: Light Flurries in the Evening
Low: 24 Winds: WNW 5-10 mph
Friday: Another Cold Day with a Little More Sun.
High: 36 ...
Celina Woman Near Death Grilling Experience
CELINA -- A woman is speaking out after seeing a story only on FOX 45 Wednesday night about a Seattle man who had a bristle from a grill-cleaning brush stuck in his throat.
Bobbie Jo Wright of Celina experienced the same thing two years ago and wanted to tell her story to hopefully save someone's life.
She was attending a community cookout in Newark, Ohio, when she swallowed a 1 ½-inch grill brush bristle that ended up in her hamburger.
"It was itching, I couldn't swallow without it hurting, I was coughing up blood," said Wright.
Bobbie Jo and her husband rushed to the hospital.
"They tried to pull it out through my nose, but I gagged, so they had to do immediate surgery," she explained.
That surgery saved Bobbie Jo's life. Her story is proof that this could happen to anyone this summer.
"They should be looking out for pain in their neck or in their abdomen, problems swallowing saliva," said Dr. David Evans, a surgeon with Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.
The Wrights now use foil to help clean their grill and a brush that doesn't have those hard-to-see wire bristles that can hide in your food.
"Just be very careful, check your grill before you put your hamburgers on there, or your hotdogs, anything, because it can get stuck in any of it," said Wright. "When we go to cookouts or parties, I watch what I eat, check my food real good."
Other grilling tips include checking your wire or metal cleaning brush for loose bristles. Also check your grates after you clean it for loose material and if wear and tear is severe, just replace your brush all together.
Follow Reporter Annette Peagler on Twitter and Facebook.
The Ferguson Decision
Miami Valley Crime StoppersIf you have information about a crime that has occurred, call Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867 (STOP) 800-637-5735, 24 hours a day. Callers can remain anonymous.
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.
Major business and economic reports set for release today
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
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
"THE INTERVIEW" RELEASE CANCELED
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the showdown over "The Interview," Sony has blinked.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) -- Cold and snowy?
IN THE NEWS: FEDS HIT SPRINT WITH CRAMMING ALLEGATIONS
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's called "cramming" -- illegally billing wireless customers for unwanted charges for services provided by third-party companies.
Tonight on ABC 22
6:30 pm ..... ABC World News
7:00 pm ..... Family Feud
7:30 pm ..... Family Feud
8:00 pm ..... The Middle
8:30 pm ..... The Goldbergs
9:00 pm ..... Modern Family
9:30 pm ..... black-ish
10:00 pm ... black-ish
10:30 pm ... black-ish
11:00 pm ... ABC 22 News at Eleven
11:30 pm ... Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:30 am ... Nightline