Man arrested in fatal Westwood shooting

The Cincinnati Police Department said one person has been arrested for the fatal shooting of a man in Westwood.

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Florence Speedway announces return to racing with Thursday race

Over 1,000 Ohioans send ‘thank you’ card to former ODH Director Dr. Acton for leadership during COVID-19 pandemic

Ohio jobless claims decline for ninth straight week

The Ohio State University requiring students and staff to wear face masks for fall semester

  Kings Island reopens with distancing, mask requirements in place

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  Miami student urging school to address alleged use of n-word by fellow student

Fla. sheriff says he’ll deputize gun owners if protests overwhelm county

  Tri-State basketball league files suit to continue games, tournaments

  3 members of City Council show support for mask mandate, 1 dissents

  Owner says puppy taken from Camp Washington home

Rich Borthwick says the person who drove off might not have known the puppy was his.

  Blue Ash pet park forced to close, will lose unique mural

“I put all this effort in, and it’s heartbreaking"

  No easy fixes for Cincinnati’s rise in shooting deaths

One community leader says the reduction of Black-on-Black crime must begin in the Black community itself.

Police make arrest in Spring Grove Village double-homicide

The arrest was made fewer than 24-hours after the double-shooting that left two men dead near Spring Grove Avenue

10-year-old girl missing from Colerain Township, police say | UPDATE: Found

  FEMA discusses hurricane season changes amid COVID-19 crisis

Boys & Girls Club latest to remove Marge Schott’s name

Coney Island to reopen slides, water playgrounds, paddleboats for Independence Day weekend

City of Dayton adopts mask mandate as county sees spike in COVID-19 cases

Police ID victim in Westwood fatal shooting

Ohio reports largest COVID-19 case spike since April

Hospitalizations are climbing as well.

Prison sentence for man who exposed himself at Warren Co. Graeter’s

The man had already been convicted of indecent exposure three times before.

Butler County to offer pop-up COVID-19 testing Thursday

No appointment is necessary and there is no cost to individuals

  Indiana puts the brakes on reopening plan

Restaurant dining rooms, bars, and entertainment venues will not be able to increase capacity through at least July 17.

Reds, White & Blue delivering free drive-in fireworks show at Coney Island

Tickets are free, but there is only a limited number available.

  Bear caught on video wandering UK’s campus

The bear was spotted in front of the Kentucky Clinic near the UK Hospital.

Kroger gets FDA approval for at-home coronavirus test kits

The kit will be available to frontline associates across the company.

  Christmas in July brings winter wonderland during summer

Santa is doing mid-term checks to see which boys and girls will be on the naughty or nice list for this Christmas.

Christopher Columbus statue removed from Columbus City Hall

The statue was a gift from Christopher Columbus's hometown in Italy.

  1 killed, several injured in Franklin Co., Indiana barn fire

One person was killed and multiple people were injured in a barn fire in Brookville Tuesday night.

  CDC visits Hamilton Co. as cases continue to rise

According to the Ohio Department of Health, there are 5,010 cases and 198 deaths.

  Warrant issued in connection with Covington shooting

Police say the suspect left the scene before officers arrived to the home.

Fire, EMS officials remind parents to not leave kids inside parked cars

Within minutes, temperatures can reach 120 degrees inside cars that are parked in the sun with the windows up, the department explained.

  Dozens of food delivery vehicle thefts being investigated by CPD

Police say they have more than 30 reports of thefts involving food delivery vehicles in the Clifton area over the past month.

Cincinnati Museum Center debuts new exhibits for reopening

Guests returning to Cincinnati Museum Center will see new exhibits when it reopens on July 17.

  Indiana’s hands-free driving law takes effect

The law will make it illegal to drive while holding an electronic device, such as a cellphone or tablet unless calling 911 in an emergency.

  Coronavirus coverage: What you need to know for Wednesday, July 1

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  Green Twp. police officer faces ‘critical’ need for new kidney as he battles genetic disease

Officer Troy Biggs has been serving Green Township for more than a decade. Now he's the one that needs help.

  Anchor Grill ‘refuses to sink’ despite pandemic, car crashing into building

In 74 years, the 24-hour restaurant had been closed just once before.

  Family wants answers in decade-old Colerain Township murders

Police described the murders as brutal, but to this day little is known about what happened.

Woman’s body found in barrel behind Middletown home

The body was found in the 3200 block of Yankee Road Tuesday.

North Myrtle Beach leaders approve face mask mandate

The North Myrtle Beach City Council has passed an ordinance calling for the use of face masks in public places.

FC Cincinnati bans fan for ‘racist’ tweet directed at players

The club says the person will "never be permitted to attend another FCCincy match again."

  Lakota Local School District unveils plan for fall classes

There is a virtual option for families who don’t want their children to attend school in person.

Family asking for justice after paraplegic man murdered in Butler Co.

“I want closure. I want to know why"

  ‘Queer Eye’ creators bring new Netflix show featuring couples, weddings in the Tri-State

The show begins airing July 1.

  Forest Hills School District Board discusses changing Anderson High School mascot

The mascot has been controversial for decades.

  Kentucky contracts with global accounting giant to clear out backlog of unemployment claims

The contract will triple Kentucky's claims processing workforce almost overnight, according to Gov. Beshear.

Victims identified in Spring Grove Village double-homicide

Spring Grove Avenue is currently closed to traffic at the scene of the shooting.

Put-in-Bay coronavirus outbreak puts island packed with partiers on edge

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department and Ottawa County Health Department have identified a COVID-19 outbreak on Put-In-Bay.

McGrath wins Kentucky Dem primary; McConnell showdown awaits

Former Marine pilot Amy McGrath overcame a bumpier-than-expected Kentucky primary to win the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination Tuesday, fending off progressive Charles Booker to set up a bruising, big-spending showdown with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

  Sheriff: Oklahoma man shoots woman who tried to steal his Nazi flag

A 26-year-old Oklahoma woman was shot after authorities say she was dared to steal a Nazi flag from a man’s front yard.

  Eldest Wagner son charged in Pike Co. massacre returned to court Tuesday

George Wagner along with his father Billy, mother Angela, and younger brother Jake are accused of the execution-style murders of eight members of the Rhoden family.

No front license plate required in Ohio starting July 1

Commercial vehicles will still be required to have both front and back plates.

FedEx to hire 700 in NKY to meet critical demand for service

Open positions in Independence are for package handlers

  Walmart removes ‘All Lives Matter’ merchandise from website

Walmart is no longer selling “All Lives Matter” merchandise on its website.

Racism declared a public health crisis under Hamilton County commissioner’s resolution

This resolution will go "beyond supporting and promoting collaborative health efforts," the news release stated.

Found: Missing 75-year-old man with dementia

The missing adult alert for the man has been canceled

  Event organizers look to highlight importance of transgender people within BLM movement

A community event will be held in Washington Park on Tuesday to engage and discuss ways to make the city safer for Black transgender people.

Live shows returning to Southgate House Revival

The Southgate House Revival announced live shows will be returning to the venue.

  Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in NKY available this week

Kentucky Gov. Beshear announced a drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 in Kenton County.

  Tom & Chee holds fundraising event to benefit Maslow’s Army, Cincinnati Children’s

Tom & Chee is working to help two local organizations through an online fundraiser.

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  Son of hit-skip victim pleading for answers, praying for justice

A passerby spotted the 45-year-old mother-of-two lying in the median early Sunday morning.

  Family hoping for break in disappearance of Highland Co. man

“If you ever met him, you would never forget him"

  Safety tips for parents as fireworks sales boom ahead of 4th of July

A surge in fireworks sales is concerning first responders across the Tri-State.

Traveling this summer? Masks are mandatory in Hilton Head Island

The ordinance requiring masks is effective starting July 1.

  Free drive-thru test sites open in Hamilton County, NKY as virus spikes across region

You do not need a doctor’s referral. You also do not have to be showing symptoms of coronavirus

  Cincinnati Public Schools announce plan for 2020-21 school year

This choice was made after the board originally proposed five models at its June 22 meeting, showing in-person learning or a combination of in-person and remote learning as options.

Manhunt underway after suspect flees into California Nature Center

The man is wanted on felony warrants and should be considered armed and dangerous, police say

  Robert E. Lee monument vandalized in Warren County

Police are asking for help finding the suspect.

  Former Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard pleads guilty to wire fraud

The former city councilwoman could face up to 20 years in prison, a term of supervised release of not more than 3 years, and a fine not to exceed $250,000, the documents say.

  2 Brook Park, Ohio Little Caesars workers fired after putting swastika sign on couple’s pizza

A Brook Park couple stopped for a slice of Little Caesars Pizza on Saturday night but were appalled when they opened the box to an offensive message.

Cincinnati police need help finding an endangered missing man

Cincinnati police say he is known to visit stores in the Carthage and Hartwell area.

State troopers locate suspect, vehicle possibly connected to deadly hit-skip in Brown County

The suspect's vehicle is currently being processed for evidence.

  State remains concerned with coronavirus uptick in Hamilton County, DeWine says

Last week, DeWine said the state is seeing a big increase in positive coronavirus cases.

Woman killed in crash with wrong-way driver, Dearborn County sheriff says

A news release says Dearborn County dispatch received a report around 12:15 a.m. Saturday of a vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of U.S. 50 near Marsh Road.

Sheriff’s office ID’s motorcyclist killed in Dearborn County crash

The Dearborn County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who was killed in a motorcycle crash.