Wednesday, September 12 2012 4:43 AM EDT2012-09-12 08:43:36 GMT
A pedestrian has been struck by a Metro Bus in Bond Hill on Tuesday night. Authorities say the victim has died from their injuries. The crash happened just after 9 p.m. on Oakdale Avenue near CaliforniaFull Story >
A pedestrian has been struck by a Metro bus in Bond Hill on Tuesday night.Full Story >
Wednesday, September 5 2012 6:04 PM EDT2012-09-05 22:04:53 GMT
A bicyclist who had just participated in a ghost ride was struck by a drunk driver, according to Newport Police. The ghost ride was held Tuesday night in honor of Andrew Gast, who was struck and killedFull Story >
A bicyclist who had just participated in a ghost ride was taken the hospital after being struck by a drunk driver, according to Newport Police.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:00:58 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionFull Story >
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 4:57 PM EDT2013-05-21 20:57:26 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 4:53 PM EDT2013-05-21 20:53:13 GMT
The Cincinnati Tea Party announced that it will protest the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. The protest will begin at Fountain Square at noon on TuesdayFull Story >
The Cincinnati Tea Party protested the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 4:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 20:28:41 GMT
The American Red Cross is accepting donations to aid in their response. Donations can be made a www.redcross.org or by texting REDCROSS to 90999. To donate $10 to the Salvation Army, text 80888 or visitFull Story >
Here are ways to help victims of the Moore, OK tornado.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 4:05 PM EDT2013-05-21 20:05:14 GMT
A Kentucky man has been arrested after Transportation Security Administration officers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) spotted a loaded gun in his carry-on bag at the checkpointFull Story >
A Kentucky man has been arrested after Transportation Security Administration officers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) spotted a loaded gun in his carry-on bag at the checkpoint.Full Story >
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Cincinnati Police are continuing to investigate a fatal accident between a Metro bus and a 59-year-old bicyclist.
Ronald Richardson was riding his bike when he was hit by the bus on Oakdale Avenue in Bond Hill on Tuesday night. Police are waiting on a bus inspection, toxicology report and accident reconstruction before deciding whether to bring charges. Police say eight passengers on the bus are all okay.
In the last three years, the City of Cincinnati has tripled on-street bicycle infrastructure which includes markings reminding drivers to share the road and bike lanes. However, cyclists say there is still a long road ahead.
Outside his OTR store, manager Matthew Baker argues the roads are fairly safe for bikers.
"I think downtown is one of the safest areas for cyclists because of that low speed, lots of traffic lights and there's so many cyclists downtown," he said.
But he says if you venture out of the area, you run into risks.
"It's really outskirts where the speed limits higher, there's longer distances between traffic lights is where it is a lot more dangerous," he said.
Sometimes it is the drivers causing problems. "I hate when they always pull right out into the intersection," said commuter bicyclist Nathan Kunce.
Sometimes the cyclists are to blame. "I see a lot of cyclists ride like total jerks, running red lights, running stop signs," acknowledged Baker.
The City is doing what it can to help everyone out. "We're definitely an up and coming city in terms of bike infrastructure and bike culture," said Sr. Planner Melissa McVay.
"Nationwide research shows that people in general and women in particular feel safer if they have a designated lane to ride their bike in," said McVay.
McVay says prior to 2009 the City had only five miles of bike lanes and "sharrows" which are arrows with a bicycle decal reminding drivers to share the road. Since 2009 an additional 10.5 miles of bike lanes and sharrows have been built. There are six new sets of bike lanes slated for installation this fall including Langdon Farm Rd, Ludlow Ave, Madison Rd, Mitchell Ave, Red Bank Rd, and Spring Grove Ave.
"We definitely have a lot of work to do to make our streets more bicycle-friendly, but we are moving faster and faster in the right direction," McVay said. "And to be clear, making our streets safer isn't just about infrastructure. People should feel safe riding bicycles in the street whether a bike lane is present or not – and that means more education."
McVay says the city's bicycle commuter numbers are on the upswing. With more riders on the road, however, bicyclists argue it is no surprise more accidents are making the headlines.
"Hopefully the number of cars will start going down and things will become a little friendlier and people will realize there's a lot more bikes out there than there used to be," said Baker.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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