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Recent Articles by Stefano
Vandals hit Pleasant Ridge church at least 8 times
Pastor Derek Terry at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ hopes better lighting and security cameras will keep vandals from kicking in the windows of his church fellowship hall.
Published August 30, 2019 at 9:40 PM
Police: Nearly naked man beats on door of Colerain Twp. home
Neighbors called police early Wednesday morning, saying a guy was acting strangely, looking into cars, talking erratically to people who were not there and taking his clothes off.
Published August 29, 2019 at 10:11 PM
Service dog attacked with irritant at Kenwood Towne Centre
A service dog is recovering after someone sprayed her with an irritant at the Kenwood Towne Centre on Tuesday.
Published August 28, 2019 at 10:03 PM
Father of Parkland victim speaks out about 'unsubstantiated’ school shooting threat
The father of a Parkland school shooting victim is saying though the threat in Arkansas and Kentucky are “unsubstantiated” they should be taken seriously.
Published August 27, 2019 at 10:18 PM
Ride for Peace advocates ‘live instead of rest in peace’
A major push in several communities are calling for an end to all the gun violence were all part of the Ride for Peace.
Published August 25, 2019 at 8:06 AM
Lakota West student removed from football team after posting ‘vulgar’ harassing, bullying videos online
A Lakota West freshman has been dismissed from the football team after the school said he posted videos online bullying a girl in his class.
Published August 23, 2019 at 10:16 PM
Kings Island supports local business for construction of new coaster
Clermont Steel Fabricators has already begun bringing parts to the park for Orion, Kings Island's giga coaster set to open spring 2020.
Stefano DiPietrantonio and
Published August 22, 2019 at 10:45 PM
Tri-State group working to rescue greyhounds from race tracks
Thousands of greyhounds will need homes after states like Florida voted to stop dog racing by 2020.
Published August 21, 2019 at 10:14 PM
Deputies: 16-year-old helps stop attempted kidnapping at NKY high school
Deputies say Hardin stopped Benjamin Margitza, 18, from potentially kidnapping a classmate in the parking lot of Conner High School. He also kept the man from entering the building.
Published August 20, 2019 at 10:54 PM
Woman shot 5 times by ex-husband at workplace recounts horror in wake of Dayton mass shooting
On Aug. 6, 2013, Alisha Waters arrived at work to find her husband waiting for her there, brandishing a gun.
Published August 13, 2019 at 10:26 PM
Glenmary priest removed from ministry after allegations of inappropriate contact with teenage volunteers
Glenmary Home Missioners have removed a priest and recalled him to the society’s Cincinnati headquarters after allegations of inappropriate contact with two teenage volunteers.
Published August 8, 2019 at 10:26 PM
Cincinnati area girl, 5, diagnosed with rare tick paralysis
Specialists told the family they’ve never seen anything like this before.
Published August 7, 2019 at 10:32 PM
Cincinnati-area parishioners question archbishop over removal of priest
Father Geoff Drew was placed on administrative leave on Tuesday, July 23.
Published August 7, 2019 at 11:59 AM
Convenience store ice cubes prove to be break in bizarre Ohio breaking-and-entering case
After seeing the cubes, an officer went to a nearby UDF on a hunch to check out some surveillance video.
Published August 1, 2019 at 10:35 PM
Clerk says man ‘took his time’ leaving gas station before police chase, shooting
Police chased the man through Westwood.
Published July 31, 2019 at 10:22 PM
Stickers from so-called ‘hate group’ found on streetlamps in NKY
Someone found the stickers from Patriot Front — a group the Southern Poverty Law Center has classified as a “neo-Nazi hate group” — on at least 12 lampposts along Fort Thomas Avenue.
Published July 30, 2019 at 9:55 PM
‘I just want my old face back.’ Shriners helping Idaho boy after dog attack
A mother and son from Idaho are at Cincinnati Shriners Hospital hoping to get help after the 4-year-old boy was attacked by a dog.
Published July 26, 2019 at 10:32 PM
Couple marries in hospital after accident leaves Ky. man unable to move from neck down: ‘We shouldn’t wait’
Chris and Ashley are determined he will walk again.
Published July 25, 2019 at 9:54 PM
‘It’s not accidental, no’: CPD looking for group of paintball vandals
Security video from several angles shows paintball guns unloading at an alarming rate.
Published July 24, 2019 at 7:48 PM
Supporters of former judge Tracie Hunter spotted outside different judge’s home
The focus has shifted from one judge to another in the Tracie Hunter case.
Published July 23, 2019 at 11:11 PM
Area family hopes to raise $50,000 to buy new service dogs
Their search is bittersweet.
Published July 18, 2019 at 10:34 PM
Norwood City Council holds emergency meeting to stop mayoral spending
Council members say that if he makes the hires he wants, it could leave police and fire without paychecks at the end of the year.
Published July 12, 2019 at 9:33 PM
Cincinnati police believe they’re one step closer to catching serial flasher
One woman has encountered him five times and shot video of him twice.
Published July 11, 2019 at 10:11 PM
A Korean War veteran’s incredible homecoming, 70 years in the making
The Korean War veteran’s family says it’s the celebration they’ve been waiting for their whole lives.
Published July 10, 2019 at 10:30 PM
Neighbors react to Hamilton murder-suicide
Police say the shootings began as a suspected domestic incident.
Stefano DiPietrantonio and
Jennifer Edwards Baker
Published July 9, 2019 at 7:55 PM
Blue Ash woman onboard London flight forced to make emergency landing
A Blue Ash woman is happy to be on the ground again after a fire onboard her plane to London forced the pilot to make an emergency landing before ever getting across the pond.
Published July 5, 2019 at 11:02 PM
Snake rescued from traffic in Middletown
A man rescued a large snake from four lanes of traffic in Middletown Thursday afternoon.
Published July 4, 2019 at 8:25 PM
Son of West Chester homicide victim: ‘Killing is nothing’ for suspect
Gurinder 'Garry' Hans said the arrest is 'big, amazing news'
Published July 2, 2019 at 11:12 PM
Mother of man accused of shooting at officers: ‘I was very thankful that he was alive’
She swears she never heard from him the entire time he was on the run.
Published June 26, 2019 at 9:19 PM
Adams County family of baby found dead in well speaks out
Investigators believe the baby has been dead since late March
Published June 16, 2019 at 8:48 AM
Woman shot and killed, suspect takes child, commits suicide in church, says Highland Co. Sheriff
Natalya Daoud and
Police: 1 shot in the neck in Forest Park shooting
Roselawn woman says Christmas gifts for granddaughter were stolen from her front porch
North College Hill man recovering after rescue from Ronald Reagan crash: ‘God sent some angels’
Northern Kentucky mother loses wedding rings in burglary, fears she was being watched