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Police: Woman held captive in pit, male neighbor arrested

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A crying woman was found captive in a pit dug in her neighbor's backyard shed early Wednesday, police say.

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Air Care responds to head-on motorcycle crash

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Air Care is responding to a motorcycle crash in the Butler County community of Ross Township Wednesday morning.

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14 arrested in 2 separate French anti-terror probes

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The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015. More>>

Opioid epidemic draws U.S. health secretary to Wilmington

Tom Price was confirmed earlier this year to be secretary of Health and Human Services. (Photo: AP Photo/Alex Brandon/file) Tom Price was confirmed earlier this year to be secretary of Health and Human Services. (Photo: AP Photo/Alex Brandon/file)
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U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Tom Price will be in Wilmington Wednesday to draw attention to the nation and state's opioid epidemic. 

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What's new at Taste of Cincinnati this year Video included

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Cincinnati's largest culinary festival will offer lots of new flavors with a quarter of the restaurants participating being brand new to the event.

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Fire officials: High furnace temperature to blame in crematorium blaze Video included

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A furnace operating at an elevated temperature is to blame for a fire at a crematorium late Tuesday.

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Near record high Wednesday Video included

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Get ready for a taste of summer Wednesday.

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Official: White House names new Secret Service director

The White House on Tuesday named a retired Marine major general as the new director of the Secret Service. (Source: CNN) The White House on Tuesday named a retired Marine major general as the new director of the Secret Service. (Source: CNN)
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The White House is set to name Randolph Alles as the new director of the Secret Service.

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Student said she was threatened in NKY high school Snapchat threats Video included

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One student said she was among those threatened. She transferred from the school last year, but said she was included in the threats made.

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Child vehicular heat stroke deaths an all-too-common occurrence

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Wednesday is National Child Vehicular Heatstroke Awareness Day. As we approach summer and temperatures continue to rise, so do the number of deaths of children left in hot vehicles.

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Dearborn Co. man accused of setting off homemade bomb in neighborhood Video included

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A Dearborn County man is facing felony charges because prosecutors believe that he set off a homemade bomb in the middle of a residential neighborhood.

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Extra security at NKY high school after Snapchat threats

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Police officers will patrolling at Scott High School Tuesday following threats made via social media. 

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Attorney: Pike Co. massacre isn't connected to NKY double homicide

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A double homicide in northern Kentucky is not related to the shooting of eight family members in Pike County, according to Kenton County Commonwealth Attorney Rob Sanders. 

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Police: Overdosing driver crashed into veterans monument

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Investigators said a driver who crashed into a memorial had overdosed. 

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Cicadas will invade this summer -- 4 years ahead of schedule

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The 17-year cicada invasion of 2021 is generating some early buzz. 

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Trial begins in 2015 hit-skip that killed runner

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Jury selection is underway in the trial of a man accused of hitting and killing a participant in the 7 Hills Run/Walk in 2015. 

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Tri-State Schools ranked among the best in the country

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U.S. News & World Report has ranked the best high schools in the country. 

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Trump tax plan billed as 'largest tax reform' in US history Video included

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President Donald Trump's plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt.

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US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power Video included

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South Korea says it has installed key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system called THAAD, the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system.

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Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban

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Maria Sharapova has returned to professional tennis after a 15-month doping ban. More>>

United investigates report that rabbit died on flight

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United Airlines is investigating a report that a giant rabbit died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights.

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Plastic-eating 'worms' could save the world

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The "wax worm" can eat and digest plastic, which is similar in molecular structure to the beeswax the caterpillar usually eats.

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Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project

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Uber is taking to the skies with its next project _ "flying cars" _ even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground. More>>

Trump wants a review of national monuments Video included

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President Donald Trump is asking for a review of the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments.". More>>

VIDEO: Toddler gets run over twice, survives Video included

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Surveillance video cameras captured a moment all parents fear: a girl running into a busy street.

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Norwood man pleads guilty to holding 14-year-old girl captive, raping her Video included

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A Norwood man charged with multiple sex crimes pleaded guilty Tuesday.

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4-year-old sexually assaulted at school, mother says Video included

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The school district police chief admits the case was initially closed prematurely, without receipt of the girl’s medical records.

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Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds Video included

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.. (Source: Raycom Media) A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.. (Source: Raycom Media)
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A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

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Little League sign reminds parents: 'These are kids. This is a game.' Video included

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The sign was put up a few years ago to encourage parents to take their kids’ baseball games less seriously.

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Ripley residents say speed camera system is flawed Video included

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Ripley Police are using a new speed camera to get drivers to slow down near the school zone. Many residents are not happy about the changes, and sounded off during a city council meeting Tuesday night.

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Video shows 2 Cincinnati men being pulled from fiery crash

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A video shared on the Louisville Police Department's Facebook page shows two Cincinnati men being rescued from a fiery crash.

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Newport police offering safe place to complete online transactions Video included

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Newport police have offered up their parking lot as a safe place to make online transactions after thefts and robberies have become more frequent with the emergence of apps like OfferUp.

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Chipotle reports hack in payment system

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Chipotle announced Tuesday that its its payment network system has been hacked. The Denver-based burrito chain is investigating with the help of cyber security firms and law enforcement.

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'Frozen 2' to be released in 2019

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The sequel to the 2013 hit film will be released Nov. 27 2019. 

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Little league sign captures national attention

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A sign posted at a Wisconsin Little League stadium has captured national attention after a photo of it made its way to Reddit.com. 

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Local high school sheds light on suicide Video included

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Along with their studies and other school activities, some students at Northwest High School are raising awareness about suicide.

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ODOT to close I-71 to finish bridge implosion

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 Interstate 71 will be closed once again for several hours as crews will implode the remaining span of the old Jeremiah Morrow Bridge.

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Braking bad: Driver's brakes fail, crashes into auto parts store

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Police are investigating after a driver's brakes failed and crashed into a Dry Ridge, KY auto parts store on Tuesday.

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Homeless man gets makeover from big-hearted cops

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Police officers in Rome, NY, went the extra mile to give back to their community, helping one in need.

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Jeans covered in fake mud will cost you $425

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The Nordstrom website features a pair of jeans covered in fake mud that you can buy for the low price of $425.

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Washington Park to offer free workout classes

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Looking for a fun, free way to work out? Washington Park is offering free workout classes this spring.

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Cat faces down snake in Texas standoff

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A Facebook post by a Texas police department featured a courageous cat facing off with a giant snake. But the message was be careful. 

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Ben Carson brings HUD listening tour to urban, rural Ohio

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Columbus is the fourth stop on Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's national listening tour. More>>

Toot's in Deerfield Township closes

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The restaurant, which is located at 12191 Montgomery Road, closed this week. The Toot's website said it was closed "due to health issues with the owners."

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Drink MadTree, plant a tree, celebrate Arbor Day

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MadTree Brewing is celebrating Arbor Day this year by giving away Dawn Redwood tree saplings to plant with the purchase of a MadTree beer in the taproom.

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Group of women swear by a pizza they say induced their labor Video included

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Hawthorne’s Pizza says their buffalo wing pizza seems to have helped get some very pregnant women a little relief.

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