Middletown first responders team-up with Butler Co. children in annual fishing event

About 50 kids participated in the event with the firefighters and officers.

Driver dies after crash in Taylor Mill, police say

  Family of slain mother, 9-year-old son raising money for NKY playground

  ‘We’re in an impossible situation:’ Cincy bars and restaurants wary of checking vaccinations

  ‘Everybody is important:’ Homeless advocates remember man killed in OTR shooting

Girl, 3, struck in Brown County crash

Ohio mask mandate to follow CDC guidance on fully vaccinated individuals

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Structural engineer preparing report on Purple People Bridge

  FC Cincinnati home matches to be at, or near, full capacity in June

Great American Ball Park ending capacity restrictions in June

Cincinnati Zoo lifts mask requirements for most outdoor areas starting May 17

Obligation to attend mass in person in Ohio resumes June 5-6

  ‘Victory in Sight:’ Kentucky sets date to entirely end mask mandate, capacity limits

  FC Cincinnati prepares club rooms for opening match

The 26,000 seat venue will be the site of FC Cincinnati’s match with Inter Miami FC Sunday at 4 p.m.

CPD held 2 promotion ceremonies Friday

Police Chief Eliot Isaac administered the oath of office to several new sergeants, lieutenants and captains

Kettering man sentenced to prison for possession of a pipe bomb

Court documents say officers found three methamphetamine pipes and a pipe bomb on Rhea and in his vehicle

Here’s where 2 OVI checkpoints will be Friday night

One will be in West Chester Township

  1 dead in West Chester house fire

  Kings Island opens for season Saturday: What you need to know before you go

I-275 reopens after suspect fleeing police crashes into construction area

  New trial ordered for southern Ohio man convicted of kidnapping neighbor, putting her in backyard pit

  Cincinnati business owners react to unemployment changes in Ohio

  Franklin police engage in ‘dangerous’ chase of theft suspect on I-75

  Cincinnati businesses left in limbo as Ohio alone in keeping mask order

The CDC’s new guidance raises more questions than it answers for business owners.

Despite new CDC guidance, Kroger will keep mask requirement—for now

Cincinnati-based Kroger is the nation’s largest supermarket chain and the third-largest retailer in the world.

The latest from the Reds, FCC on masks at upcoming games

Upcoming games from both teams leave open the question: Will masks be required?

‘A cleaner future.’ Officials break ground on Cincinnati’s massive new solar array project

The facility is expected to generate enough electricity to power 100 percent of Cincinnati’s electricity consumption for all city-owned and operated services.

  Is Ohio’s million-dollar sweepstakes ‘crazy?’ Gov. DeWine responds to critics

DeWine’s million-dollar idea: Who came up with it, how it works and what’ll happen if you win

Age-progression photo released of southern Ohio woman who went missing 8 years ago

'As a forensic tool, an age-progression images may be helpful to renew the public’s interest in a case and might just bring out a tip that solves the case'

  First Look: PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation in Newport

The long-awaited opening of the PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation in Newport is right around the corner.

  Wait almost over: Cicadas to emerge soon

Cicadas are delayed a few days.

Riverbend, other Cincinnati music venues to return to full capacity this summer, mask optional

The first event will be a Jimmy Buffett concert at Riverbend, planned for July 13.

Beshear says Kentucky will follow new CDC guidance on wearing masks

Gov. Beshear called the latest CDC guidance “great news for vaccinated Kentuckians.”

Flight from CVG makes emergency landing in Lexington

The flight was en route from CVG to Fort Lauderdale at the time.

  Ohio ending extra unemployment benefits program in June, DeWine says

The governor said the assistance was always meant to be temporary.

Woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat’ during fight at Walmart, South Euclid police say

A Cleveland woman was arrested on Tuesday afternoon for her role in a fight at the South Euclid Walmart.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park announces 2021-2022 season

They announced the eight shows that will comprise the 2021-22 season, including three world premieres.

  COVID-19 vaccine: Ages 12-15 now eligible in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Health has selected Cincinnati Children’s as a community provider of the vaccine

  Ohio’s ‘golden tickets:’ Everything we know about the $1 million vaccine sweepstakes

Five vaccinated Ohioans are about to get rich.

  Chipotle hiring 500 workers in Cincinnati, 20,000 across the U.S.

The event will take place on Chipotle’s Discord server, May 13, from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

EB Fort Washington Way/U.S. 50 briefly closes due to police incident

All lanes have reopened

Pickleball Day in Cincinnati: Clinic with pro, watch exhibition game

The Cincinnati Pickleball Club, which claims to be the fastest-growing club in the Midwest, is holding its second-annual Pro Day Thursday

Pedestrian struck in Reading

It happened on Reading Road near Benson Street about 12:30 a.m.

  Still cooler than normal, 80s next week

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Monkey business: Cincinnati Zoo welcomes colobus monkey

This comes amid the zoo’s 36th annual Zoo Babies celebration.

  Gov. DeWine announces Ohio health orders will end June 2

The state will also host a sweepstakes for vaccinated adults where five separate winners will receive $1 million.

  10 year-old girl killed in Fairfield ATV crash identified

The cause of the crash remains under investigation

Change of plans: Kroger will keep using plastic bags in Cincinnati until 2022

The grocer added it continues to encourage customers to use their reusable bags.

  Ohio’s health orders are going away, but will Cincinnati businesses keep their own?

Some businesses say they were shocked by the governor's announcement.

  ‘I never expected him to do it:’ Final record in Elsmere murders reveals killer’s motive

Stephanie Compton was 11 found her mother murdered. Five years later, she testified against the man she once called “uncle”

Bengals 2021 schedule released, features just one guaranteed prime-time match up

The schedule for the first-ever 17-game NFL season was released Wednesday.

  Tri-State non-profit opens facility to help feed hundreds of children

The facility can produce up to 70,000 meals a day.

‘Megan’s life mattered’: Police turning 2013 disappearance of southern Ohio mother over to BCI Cold Case Unit

'I want to bring her home. I want closure to our community'

  Special prosecutor asks Ohio Supreme Court to suspend Cincinnati City Councilman Wendell Young

'You have an elected official who committed a felony. It’s just appropriate he be suspended'

  Clothing drive planned for Newport students attending parent-planned ‘alternate’ prom

“It’s just something we think they deserve.”

  Rush to the pumps: Colonial Pipeline having indirect impact on Tri-State

The Colonial Pipeline was the victim of a cyberattack last week.

  Mask mandate lifted in all Warren County buildings as of June 1

According to a resolution passed Tuesday, it is “not a good policy for the government to require masks, as it encourages citizens to believe there is no benefit to getting vaccinated.”

  Former Bethel police chief files lawsuit against mayor

Steve Teague submitted his resignation as Bethel police chief on March 17.

  6-year-old fatally struck identified; 2 women under arrest, police say

Elizabeth Ann Marie Mehl and Hortencia Renessa Garcia are at the Butler County Jail

Purple People Bridge to be closed for indefinite amount of time

The bridge was closed Tuesday afternoon after a large stone dislodged and fell into the Ohio River.

Dunkin’ employee charged in death after allegedly hitting customer over slur

A Dunkin' employee allegedly punched a customer for using a racial slur

  Goshen Fire & EMS team up with autism organizations to raise money for sensory kits

The goal is to raise enough money to buy and place autism sensory kits on every medic unit and fire engine in Clermont county.

Week 1: Bengals open regular season at PBS against Vikings

The team’s home schedule includes nine regular-season games and one preseason game.

  YMCA providing free swim lessons to underserved kids in Warren County

The YMCA says they are committed to reducing drowning rates and keeping kids safe in and around the water.

Parents sue fraternity over pledge’s death in alleged hazing

The parents of Stone Foltz have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the fraternity and several of its members.

  Patches of frost north of Ohio River

Temperatures are in the 40s, but they will drop into the 30s by daybreak

Sharonville police locate mother of young boy found wandering halls at hotel

It happened at Sonesta East off East Kemper Road

AMBER Alert: Missing 6-month old found safe

According to the TBI, Lilybet Boyd went missing from a home in Oliver Springs. The baby was last seen early Tuesday wearing pink pajamas before being found.

  NKY man sentenced to life in prison for execution-style Elsmere murders, prosecutor says

Carolyn Ann Tomlinson and Charles Douglas Eapmon were killed at their Elsmere home in 2016.

  Suspect fleeing police in NKY crashes into car with mother, children inside

The man is accused of stealing several items from a Kroger.

Teen found guilty of murder in Liberty Township shooting

The fatal shooting was one of two such shootings to occur in a matter of days in Liberty Township in June 2020.

  Cincinnati City Council vote on spending American Rescue Plan funds on hold

With tens of millions of dollars on the table, City Council has been hearing from groups that would like some of that federal funding.

  Hamilton County ‘unable to commit’ to new Ferris wheel at The Banks

The region once looked forward to dueling Ferris wheels on either side of the Ohio River. Now it might get none.

  Cashing in on cicadas: Jewelry designer making most of rare opportunity

Robinette Designs is selling cicada earrings and necklaces

  Purple People Bridge closed for public safety, situation ‘evolving’

The bridge’s owner calls it an ‘evolving situation.’

Warren County YMCA receives children’s water safety grant

The grant will allow the Y to reduce drowning rates, particularly in underserved communities, and keep kids safe in and around the water.

Man hit by train in Southern Indiana dies at Louisville hospital

Indiana State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles said the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. on County Road 775 South.

  Nuisance lawsuit filed against owners, management of Clermont County condo development

The complaint cited crime, safety, and health concerns.

  Bond set at $500K for woman charged with abusing granddaughter’s corpse

The cause of the death and name of of the 2-year-old have not been released

Tennessee governor announces federal pandemic unemployment programs to end in July

Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday that all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs will end July 3.

  Mason Walmart Supercenter temporarily closed for cleaning

The store was closed at 2 p.m. Tuesday and is expected to remain closed through Wednesday and should reopen Thursday, May 13 at 7 a.m.