Thursday, May 23 2013 8:13 AM EDT2013-05-23 12:13:17 GMT
A 9-year-old Cincinnati boy is one of four finalists in the Secret Millionaires Club 'Grow Your Own Business Challenge.' Almost 4,000 kids ages 7 to 16 entered their creative business ideas to the competitionFull Story >
A Cincinnati boy is the grand prize winner in Warren Buffett's 'Grow Your Own Business Challenge.' Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:41 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:41:54 GMT
A two-family home in Norwood has been evacuated due to a large sinkhole in the basement. Police say a 25-foot hole has opened in the building in the 1900 block of Maple Avenue. Two people living on theFull Story >
A two-family home in Norwood has been evacuated due to a large sinkhole in the basement.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:30:45 GMT
Construction is nearly completion at U Square @ the Loop. The 4.2 acre strip of land along McMillan Avenue has seen an impressive transformation since its groundbreaking in January 2012. U Square @ theFull Story >
Construction is nearly completion at U Square @ the Loop.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:26 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:26:07 GMT
A Lower Price Hill man is arrested on rape charges. Police say Shyon Clark, 28, engaged in sexual conduct with a 10-year-old girl. He is expected to appear in court on Thursday. Copyright 2013 WXIX.Full Story >
A Lower Price Hill man is arrested on rape charges.Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
The Cincinnati Reds have been named the 2012 organization of the year by Baseball America.
According to J.J. Cooper, writer for Baseball America, the Reds have been named organization of the year due to the organization's ability to build a winner through scouting and player development as well as the team's sustainable success in recent years.
After missing the playoffs for 14 straight seasons, the Reds have risen from the depths of the NL Central. The team has made playoff appearances in two out of their last three seasons and continue to show promise for the future.
Throughout the 2012 season the Reds won 97 games, the most wins by the club since the Big Red Machine in 1975.
Their success can be largely attributed to the team's stellar bullpen. Johnny Cueto and Aroldis Chapman, two homegrown Reds, received National League Cy Young Award votes this year. Homer Bailey threw a no-hitter, the club's first since Tom Browning in 1988.
"Being a small market, we have to rely on our scouting and player development," said Reds' general manager Walt Jocketty. "We supplement it through trades and free agency. I feel we've been able to change the mindset. We're building to contend every year."
Jocketty doesn't face many difficult decisions this offseason. After signing Votto and second baseman Brandon Phillips to long-term extensions in 2012, the only holes heading into the offseason are in left field and possibly closer if the club decides to move Chapman to the rotation. If Chapman does move to the rotation, the club is facing the desirable problem of having six big league starters vying for five spots
The biggest need is for a leadoff hitter, but the team's best prospect, center fielder Billy Hamilton, is arguably the best leadoff prospect in the game. He set a professional baseball record with 155 stolen bases in 2012.For many Reds fans, this is as close to the glory years as they have ever seen, even without a playoff series win. If you're a Reds fan under the age of 45, the Big Red Machine is something you read about, not something you likely remember firsthand. If you're a Reds fan under the age of 30, the heroics of Jose Rijo, Barry Larkin and the 1990 World Series champions are not even a memory.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:09:30 GMT
A Warren County government office is evacuated after a suspicious powder is found. The Health and Human Services Center building on East Street in Lebanon was evacuated just after 11:00 on Monday. PoliceFull Story >
Police say that HAZMAT crews and the FBI were called to investigate the powder. The FBI has since left. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:20 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:20:28 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 >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 4:39 PM EDT2013-05-22 20:39:05 GMT
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday. JoeyFull Story >
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >
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