Ohio State Fair ride inspections to begin Monday

Safety has been a major focus since an accident at the fair two years ago led to the death of an 18-year-old.

18-year-old accused of robbing a UDF and hitting an employee with her car

Accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck leaves one injured

Mother warns about dangers of heat after son dies from heat stroke

Bikers hit by car in Kentucky, sheriff says other bikers chased down teen driver

  Lawyer for man convicted of hate crime appeals 30-month sentence

  Police searching for person who shot dog in Mt. Airy Forest

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Lost dog rescued after 11 days in Shenandoah National Park

  Vet reminder: If it’s too hot for you, it’s too hot for your pet

  Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

Police: More than a kilo of fentanyl seized in Middletown drug trafficking investigation

  Excessive heat impacts those who have to work outside

  Summer heat can pose number of dangers for children playing outside

A big concern with summer heat is dehydration.

Cincinnati man sentenced for distributing meth in Covington

A Cincinnati man was sentenced on Thursday to 188 months in prison for distribution of 50 grams or more of crystal meth.

Test results in suspected measles case come back negative

Results for a suspected case of measles came back negative, the Cincinnati Health Department announced Friday.

Middletown woman safe; estranged husband arrested for running over brother

A Middletown woman who was feared to have been abducted by her estranged husband has been found safe officials said on Friday.

  Queen City celebrates USWNT native star Rose Lavelle in Fountain Square

NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in case involving son

  Here’s where you can escape the extreme heat

  ‘I feel like I’m still in shock’: Family of NKY couple killed in crash trying to cope with loss

Vandal painted railings with toothbrush to fulfill ‘creative sentence’

3 Lytle Park trees chopped down before court halts it

  Area family hopes to raise $50,000 to buy new service dogs

Their search is bittersweet.

Fairfield company recalls batch of fully cooked crispy chicken breast strips

The recall stems from a labeling issue.

  Wrong-way crash that killed Mason family was ‘deliberate and intentional,’ prosecutor says

The driver in the wrong-way crash that killed a Mason family of three in March has been indicted.

  City settles lawsuit with realtor, buyer detained at home showing

The lawsuit was just filed three days ago

How much water do you need in the heat? Follow the 10 X 10 rule, Louisville experts say

Whether you choose to be outside or have to be for work, you probably need more water.

Pharmaceutical company, pharmacists charged with unlawfully distributing pain killers

The company allegedly supplied nearly 5 million pills to town approximately 1,394 people

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly costumes for kids

According to Target’s website, the full princess carriage and pirate ship collection are set to be released on Aug. 22.

  Man accused of stabbing Covington boy with machete now charged with attempted murder

Police said surveillance video showed the man with a machete before the May assault.

  World Cup star Rose Lavelle: ‘(Cincinnati) is the city that’s built me’

The Queen City is honoring their Queen, Rose Lavelle, through several events beginning Thursday.

  Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

The first two new Toys R Us stores will open in Texas and the other in New Jersey.

  Cincinnati fire crews stay busy combating heat, responding to heat-related calls

The Cincinnati Fire Department is busy right now responding to heat related calls.

Busken ice cream-filled doughnut ‘Halos’ are what summer dreams are made of

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream... and doughnuts!

  Body cam video sheds light on 78 mph police chase through Lincoln Heights

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office has released body camera video of a police chase through Lincoln Heights on July 8.

State lawmakers vote to allow growing hemp, selling CBD oil

The Republican-led Legislature has passed a bill that would let Ohio farmers and university researchers grow industrial hemp and would legalize sales of hemp-derived cannabidiol oil, or CBD

Driver charged in fatal NKY crash that killed mom, injured two children

A man accused of causing a fatal crash that killed a mom in January has been charged with manslaughter, wanton endangerment and OVI.

Sen. Sherrod Brown shows support for USWNT, co-sponsors equal pay for athletes bill

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) joined in a growing number of politicians, celebrities, athletes, and fans calling for equal pay for female athletes following the U.S. Women’s National Team’s fourth World Cup championship.

  Man charged with aggravated robbery after attacking woman at work

A man who attacked a woman and tried to force her into a car while she was heading into work Monday morning has been charged with aggravated robbery.

Man shot in Avondale

No arrests were made

Special commission to review Pike County sheriff’s suspension from office

All meetings will be closed to the public, the state's top court says

Ohio budget raises minimum age for cigarettes, vaping products to 21

The restriction will include all vaping products.

  Possible death investigation underway in Hamilton

Nearby residents are worried a recent strong, foul odor could be connected to the investigation.

  Wife of man killed in hit-and-run pleads for witnesses to come forward

“Whoever the driver was does not know the torment that they put us through,” said Mary Ann Toney.

  Dry for the Morning Commute then Hot, Hot, Hot!

Thursday morning’s commute looks dry and, of course, humid.

Help police identify the ‘barefoot beer bandit’

Florence police are asking for the public’s help identifying the “barefoot beer bandit.”

Reds drop series in Chicago, Manager David Bell ‘concerned’ about injuries

With the loss, the Reds dropped to 7.5 games out first place in the NL Central.

Hummus sold at stores nationwide being recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates.

Clinton County to open cooling shelters ahead of extreme heat

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has warned that extreme heat indices are expected for Friday and Saturday of this week.

Dates, qualified items announced for Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday

Ohio shoppers can take advantage of the state’s tax-free holiday, which begins on the first Friday of every August, thanks to Senate Bill 226.

Undocumented immigrant arrested on jet ski near Port Clinton, turned over to ICE

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said agents arrested an undocumented immigrant with a warrant of deportation from 2012 after he was found fishing from a jet ski in Lake Erie on Tuesday.

110 pigs killed after trailer overturns on interstate ramp

The ramp from I-65 South to I-64 East and I-71 north was closed nearly eight hours.

  Boyfriend, mother charged after 2-year-old’s death

The toddler's death was ruled a homicide

  3 former students arrested for causing thousands of dollars in damage to Boone County school

Three people were arrested after the sheriff’s office said they potentially caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage to a Boone County school.

Mosquitoes in Hamilton County test positive for West Nile Virus

Hamilton County health officials are advising residents to drain, dunk and protect standing water.

  Woman with knife shot by police in East Price Hill has history of mental illness, run-ins with CPD

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters says no charges are being filed against the two officers in Tuesday's shooting.

Victim identified in deadly in hit-skip on Colerain Avenue

The driver left and remains at large, police say

Man charged in death of 9-year-old Alexandra ‘Sissy’ Thompson sentenced to juvenile detention

One of the men charged in the death of a 9-year-old girl will serve a year in juvenile detention.

  Family worried Middletown woman may have been abducted by estranged husband

They say he threatened to kill her right before she went missing.

Abducted Bladen County, N.C. baby found alive at bus stop; mother in custody

A woman at the center of a nationwide Amber Alert after allegedly kidnapping her 4-month-old daughter from a Bladen County daycare has been arrested, according to the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office.

78 years after the Pearl Harbor attack, another recently identified sailor is laid to rest

Geller's remains were among more than 300 sets of remains co-mingled in graves at Punchbowl.

  Excessive Heat Watch Friday, Saturday

It could feel as hot as 105 degrees

  City hopes ‘Baby Shark’ song will drive homeless away

Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental banquet facility

Amber Alert canceled after Louisiana state troopers find couple with children

Melissa Joy Gladden and Jerry Jay Kirkley have been taken into custody and their children are safe.

Driver flees crash with OSP cruiser in Hamilton

No injuries were reported

  A few showers for your morning commute

A brief, heavy downpour is possible.

  Mother of Monroe girl who died after cancer battle wants to launch foundation in her honor

The Monroe community honored a 12-year-old girl who recently died from cancer with a special sunset tribute Tuesday.

  ‘You’d probably be amazed’: A look at the crimes that take place inside the Hamilton County Justice Center

This year alone, 125 drug-related contraband reports have been filed.

  9-year-old who died after being pulled from Mill Creek identified

The child hospitalized after being pulled from Mill Creek in South Cumminsville Tuesday afternoon has died, according to police.

  Newport police warn of scammers using names of real officers

Police say these criminals are hatching an elaborate scheme to get people to send them money by using the names of real officers, which makes their con seem real.

1 dead, 1 injured after Middletown 2-vehicle crash

It happened at the intersection of State Route 122 and Towne Boulevard

The Latest: 4% tax cut, pharmacy compensation in Ohio budget

The latest version of Ohio's proposed two-year state budget would cut personal income taxes by 4%, keep a debated business tax break and change how pharmacy benefits are administered for Medicaid users to boost transparency and control those costs

‘Game of Thrones’ earns a record-breaking 32 Emmy nods

The showing by "Game of Thrones" led HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from its longtime Emmy dominance.

Victims identified in deadly Burlington crash involving two vehicles, dump truck

Deputies were called to the 4400 of Burlington Pike around 11:30 a.m.

  Help a little girl in Lebanon find her missing military ‘daddy doll’

The search is on for a missing and very special doll that helps a little girl stay connected to her military dad.

  FC Cincinnati’s new architect behind West End Stadium unveils new design

FC Cincinnati publicly unveiled the new design of its West End Stadium by its new architect Tuesday morning.

  VIDEO: Clerk assaulted during West Chester UDF robbery

The robbery occurred at the corner of Dimmick Road and U.S. 42.

  Supporters call for charges against former Hamilton County juvenile court judge Tracie Hunter to be dropped

Hunter, who was convicted of a felony in 2014 for giving her brother confidential documents while he worked for the court, is expected to be sentenced Monday to six months in jail.

Bearcats picked second in AAC preseason poll

The University of Cincinnati is expected to be one of the main contenders for the American Conference crown.

4 people rushed to the hospital after possibly overdosing at Cedar Point, police say

A Sandusky police officer assisting the victims was also treated as a precaution