Bad gas in Butler County: Water-tainted fuel strands drivers, officials say

At least four drivers were stranded after pumping water-tainted fuel into their tanks Wednesday, according to the Butler County auditor.

  Peter Tork of The Monkees is dead at 77

Peter Tork is the second members of the Monkees to die. Davy Jones died in 2012.
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  Snow, ice expected to affect 90 million in US

Americans from the Plains to the Northeast are under a winter weather watch, warning or advisory.

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Gov. DeWine’s administration proposes gas tax increase to maintain roads, bridges

Suspect in custody after reported threat made toward Hamilton High School

KY woman accused of collecting donations for years while faking cancer

Gov. DeWine considering an 18 cent per gallon tax hike

  Pony Keg owner upset with ‘hero’ label after shooting would-be robber

The owner of Glenway Pony Keg, Linny, isn’t sure how to feel about what happened last month.
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  Police: ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett faked attack to ‘promote his career’

Following three weeks of mounting suspicions, Jussie Smollett was charged with making a false police report, a charge that could bring up to three years in prison and force him to pay for the cost of the investigation into his report of a Jan. 29 beating.

  Tri-State will dry out Thursday (but not for long)

Some disturbed by Black History displays at Ohio high school

Police search for driver in fatal Avondale hit-and-run

Prosecution points to possible time card dispute in cleaning man’s murder retrial

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Rare ‘thundersnow’ event caught on video in Ohio

State’s highest court denies Richardson appeal

NKY man’s murder retrial begins

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  Family video shows 12-year-old girl in final moments before fatal 2018 home explosion

The girl's family wants a Dallas-based natural gas company to improve safety after it was confirmed that a cracked gas pipe behind their home caused the deadly explosion.

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The Bengals have (finally) hired a defensive coordinator

AJ Green, wife Miranda welcome new baby boy

FCC to face UC in preseason friendly

Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Team LeBron rallied back from a double-digit deficit and defeated Team Giannis 178-164 as the NBA’s best and most famous stars played in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte at the Spectrum Center Sunday night.

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Police ID UC student who died in dorm

Slushy conditions give way to flooded roads

Student abducted, killed had complained to police about man

Carlisle firefighters experiment with cleaning methods in effort to combat cancer

  Police say a ‘smoke’ ring of thieves behind string of smash-and-grabs

A string of similar gas station burglary cases where crooks use cement blocks or stones to break windows has caught the attention of multiple Tri-State police agencies.
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Grand Canyon museum visitors exposed for years to radiation, safety manager says

Authorities said the uranium ore was stored next to a taxidermy exhibit. A nuclear expert said the uranium exposure was unlikely to be hazardous to visitors.

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DeWine to announce proposed Ohio gas tax hike

Lawsuit filed on behalf of Nicholas Sandmann seeks $250M in damages from WaPo

Toddler, mother killed in fiery Clinton County crash