ABC 22 News Team
- Alexandra Lewis
- Amber Watson
- Elyse Coulter
- Hilary Zalla
- Kelly May
- Kristine Frazao
- Nicole Grigg
- Rhonda Moore
- Ann Reynolds
High: 82 Winds: Light Var.
Tomorrow: Warmer than Average but A LOT Less Muggy - Looking Great!
High: 84 Winds: Light Var.
Thursday: Hot & Muggy with the Slight ...
Last Minute Shopping Blitz
MONTGOMERY COUNTY -- The race is on to finish shopping in these final hours leading up to Christmas. Many shoppers are dealing with the panic of procrastination.
If you did venture out Monday, you probably found yourself in the middle of a traffic jam, especially if you were near any type of retail store. The National Retail Federation says about 32 million shoppers wait until the last minute before buying a single gift.
"We didn't leave with a plan, we just left the house and made it up as we went," said Lucas Montgomery of Waynesville.
Lots of last minute shoppers had the same idea, which left many roads lookijng like parking lots.
"I kind of enjoy putting it off a little bit. My wife hates it but I like saving a little for the last two nights," said Kevin Montgomery of Preble County.
"We do this every year. It'll be fine, it always works out," Hammonds said.
Well, you better pack your patience if you do hop on the last minute shopping bandwagon. It took us several minutes to drive just a few feet down S.R. 725 near the Dayton Mall Monday.
"You got to watch yourself. I purposely stay away from the mall and 725 and 741 because it's pretty hairy up there," Montgomery said.
But if you want to take advantage of the last minute deals and extended hours many big name stores are offering, you'll probably be forced to battle some major traffic headaches.
"We're not even done. We came up with more ideas when we were out here so we have to wake up early tomorrrow and come back out," Hammonds said.
If you still have shopping to do, some major retailers are still open Monday night. Stores like Toys R Us, Macy's and Kohl's are staying open until Tuesday evening.
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.
US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3 1/2 years
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.
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
JENNIFER LAWRENCE-NUDE LEAKS
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It is not the kind of public exposure most celebrities want.
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) -- At 31, Nikko is the old man -- of North American monkeys.
IN THE NEWS: FBI, APPLE, INVESTIGATING LEAKED CELEBRITY NUDE PHOTOS
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Both the FBI and Apple are trying to find out how nude photos of several female celebrities ended up on the Internet.
Tonight on ABC 22
6:30 pm ..... ABC World News
7:00 pm ..... Family Feud
7:30 pm ..... Family Feud
8:00 pm ..... The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic
9:00 pm ..... Extreme Weight Loss
11:00 pm ... ABC 22 News at Eleven
11:30 pm ... Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:30 am ... Nightline