Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:43:53 GMT
Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them.Full Story >
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,...Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:38:57 GMT
A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side. The crash happened early Wednesday afternoon in Colerain Township. A funeral procession was headedFull Story >
A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:10:46 GMT
The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. In January, Glen Galemmo admitted publicly for the first time thatFull Story >
The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. Full Story >
Find out what's on tap this weekend around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and make a plan.
Teams of four race against each other to complete tasks at various locations around town. The event benefits Learning Is Cool, a program designed to encourage students in grades 1-8 at Cincinnati Public Schools, Covington Independent Public Schools, North College Hill Schools and Middletown City Schools to make "A'' honor roll each quarter. An ‘After Scurry Party' will be held at The Holy Grail.
After-hours access to art galleries, docent-led tours of "Todd Pavlisko: Crown"
and a chance to win a special Mother's Day lunch on May 11. Music by The Happy Couple Duo and performances by OTR Improv. Cash bar and food available for purchase.
Details: 5-9 p.m. Friday. Free admission. $4 parking, free for members. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953
Eden Park Dr., Walnut Hills. www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
The Red Door Project Final Friday: Yard Art
Artists from all over Cincinnati are coming together to launch the city's newest art gallery, The Red Door Project. Inspired by the idea that art is in the eye of the beholder, the gallery will feature artwork by dozens of Cincinnatians from all backgrounds and walks of life. Enjoy a night of bidding on your favorite local artwork along with complimentary appetizers and drinks.
The DAAPworks Annual Fashion Show, sponsored by Macy's, features the work of students in the Fashion Design program at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. Ticket includes complimentary after party.
The Goo Goo Dolls perform the spring acoustic tour, "The Otis Midnight Sessions." Show performed in a "story tellers" format at the intimate Dave Finkelman Auditorium. Show opens with Run River North. Sponsored by Miami university Regionals Artist Series.
Based upon Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walkerand. Ages 18 and up. Presented by Cincinnati Black Theatre Company.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $35. Aronoff Center, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. www.cincinnatiblacktheatre.org.
Cincinnati Ballet and Over the Rhine Live
A live music performance collaboration between the Cincinnati Ballet and the folk music band Over the Rhine. Two choreographic world premieres and one piece from the band's 2011 hit "Infamous Love Songs."
628 Productions presents a sketch comedy about the social follies experienced while "sipping the sauce."
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday. $18, $15 advance. Ages 21 and up.Below Zero Lounge, 1122 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine. www.byebyeliver.com.
Art on Vine
Up to 25 artists displaying and selling fine arts and crafts organized by James Jenkins, owner of Photography for the People. Event benefits Over-the-Rhine Community Housing. Art on Vine proof of purchase gets any A Tavola signature pizza and High Life pitcher for $15, and 10 percent off framing needs at Framshop.
Horse drawn carriage rides through Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum show off trees, blossoms, green foliage, art, architecture and wildlife. Learn from notable "residents" dressed in character around the property as well as guided walking tours.
Details: 12-3:30 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Spring Grove Cemeterey and Arboretum, 4521 Spring Grove
Ave., Spring Grove Village. www.springgrove.org.
Comedian Charity Basketball Game
Comedians hit the court for a game of basketball and a stand-up comedy halftime show. Proceeds go to the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Details: 4 p.m. Sunday. $5. Seven Hills School, 5400 Red Bank Rd., Madisonville. www.afsp.org.
Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica
Walk among thousands of butterflies at Krohn Conservatory's annual butterfly show. "Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica" features exotic butterflies throughout Krohn Conservatory and celebrates the life, culture and country of Costa Rica.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through June 22. $7 adults, $4 children, ages four and under free. Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Dr., Walnut Hills. www.cincinnatiparks.com.
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Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstFull Story >
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:39:03 GMT
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison. Hamilton Prosecutor Joseph Deters announced the indictment of Blake Seylhouwer WednesdayFull Story >
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison.Full Story >
You may be a hot mess after reading some of these cray new words added to the Oxford Online Dictionary. While some of the new words are pretty amazeballs, others have us scratching our heads. Britain'sFull Story >
Britain's Oxford University Press announced on Thursday that they will be adding new words to its online Oxford Dictionary to reflect new language trends.Full Story >