Crime

  45 kids rescued, hundreds arrested during anti-human trafficking operation, officials say

AG Yost said he thinks this is the largest state-wide anti-human trafficking operation in Ohio's history.

  Mother of murdered Indiana woman speaks out about dangers of domestic violence

  Police identify man shot and killed by Lawrenceburg officer, woman found dead in nearby apartment

  15-year-old shot outside Tri-County Mall, police say

Portsmouth attorney under state investigation for sex trafficking indicted

  1 of 3 suspects arrested after Carlisle home invasion

Man who allegedly hit Covington cyclist for ’payback' arrested

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  Norwood police search for suspects after shooting victim during robbery

Tri-State officer sentenced after asking underage teen for nudes

Counterfeit Richard Mille watches seized in Cincinnati

  Police identify man killed in Avondale shooting

Ohioans not impacted by Iran, Russia obtaining U.S. voter registration records, election chief says

  Heavy fog for morning commute

  Police adds patrols to Mt. Adams after uptick in thefts, break-ins

Neighbors say hardly a week goes by that a Ring camera isn't triggered from someone trying to break-in to a car or house.

2 arrested in Las Vegas, charged with Colerain Twp. murder

Police have now made three arrests in connection with the murder of a man in Colerain Township in July.

  Former youth football coach facing rape, other sex crimes, prosecutor says

These crimes happened in April of 2015 and September of 2019 in Mason, according to the prosecutor.

Auto parts that concealed weapons seized by officers

Officers uncovered handguns and magazines.

Police investigating shooting in OTR

  ‘I know who all was there:’ Family hopeful as new detective reviews cold case murder

  Drug charges follow Queen City Ave. crash that sent 4 to hospital

Judge revokes bond of ‘rent-for-sex’ landlord after more court order violations

Suspect identified, wanted in Whitewater Twp. double shooting

Man pleads guilty for posing as nurse for 4 years, treating children

  Boone Co. detectives have suspect, forensic evidence in 1979 cold case

New developments in the cold case murder of a woman investigators say was brutally beaten to death.

  Security cams catch NKY gym thieves in the act, owner says

The gym is asking anyone who recognizes the thieves to contact police.

Police trying to identify suspects seen stealing ATM

The suspects broke into a store in the 1700 block of Blue Rock Street in Northside, according to police.

Cincinnati police officer accused of outing undercover cop could change plea

Quiana Campbell came to the attention of federal officials as part of a money laundering and drug trafficking investigation into local nightclubs, recently unsealed court records show

Man arrested in beating attack that left victim in coma

Stephen Irving, 40, faces a felonious assault charge

  Search continues for Butler County man missing since May

Friends and family searched Saturday for a Butler County man who has been missing since May.

  2 people shot multiple times in Whitewater Township, sheriff says

Deputies are investigating a double shooting in that occurred in Whitewater Township Friday night, Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil said.

USPS worker responsible for discarded absentee ballots no longer employed, could face federal charges

A person found a pile of discarded USPS mail, including 112 absentee ballots for the upcoming election, on Thursday.

  Courthouse employee charged after keeping deputies from defendant, sheriff’s office says

The report says the employee tried to shut the door on the reporting officer and a deputy, blocking them from the defendant.

Man indicted on 13 counts of child porn, more victims possibly out there, authorities say

Investigators say they think there are even more victims out there.

19-year-old woman charged connection with Hartwell homicide

A 19-year-old woman was charged Friday with aggravated murder in connection with the shooting death of a man in September.

  No-knock warrants: Ohio AG Yost calls for changes, not elimination

Cincinnati City Council has been considering banning no-knock warrants

  Unsolved double-homicide from 2001 continues to haunt victims’ families

An unknown killer fired a gun the two friends while they were outside a home along Quebec Road.

No-knock warrant leads to 5 arrests, drug trafficking bust in Pike County

More than a pound of "ice" meth and unknown amounts of black tar heroin, crack, marijuana and pills were recovered.

Former Cincinnati city councilwoman Tamaya Dennard apologizes in letter to judge

Dennard says the letter to Judge Susan Dlott, which was submitted to the court on Oct. 15, was the hardest thing she’s written.

Woman arrested for murder in connection to September shooting, police say

The 23-year-old victim was found dead around 10 p.m. on Sept. 13, police say.

Man indicted on child rape charges after in-home cameras caught crime, court docs say

The court says the crimes happened several times over a year's time.

Third person charged in death of woman struck by log

A third person has been charged in the death of a woman killed last year.

  Greenhills police report rash of break-ins, thefts

Police are urging residents who see suspicious behavior to call it in.

Blue Ash business owner indicted on more sex-related charges, court docs show

The business on Waxwing Driver serves as the man's home and business, the prosecutor says.

  Father Geoff Drew rape trial pushed back to April 2021

The Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office and Father Geoff Drew's lawyer both requested the delay, the judge's bailiff says

Butler County village doesn’t have to refund $3.4M in speeding tickets: Appeals court

More than 30,000 motorists ticketed for speeding sued the village years ago, alleging the unmanned speed camera program was unconstitutional

  $5K smoker recovered, returned to downtown bar owner; 1 person arrested

The bar's owner is urging anyone who sees the suspect, the van or the smoker to come forward.

  ’He doesn’t deserve to walk free:’ Family fighting to keep convicted killer behind bars

The murder of Kerri Hintermeister, 11, left a shocked community and a shattered family in its wake 36 years ago.

  Cincinnati police officer arrested on felony charges, department says

The Cincinnati police officer was arrested on Monday, according to the department.

  New allegations against priest facing rape trial: court docs

Prosecutors plan to reveal at trial they believe there is a second sexual abuse victim, court records show. But, Drew cannot be charged in connection with that alleged crime due to statute of limitations

30 lbs. of illegal ketamine disguised as personal care products seized in Cincinnati

Bottles of bath scrubs, water, and various facial products were tested.

Man featured in ‘Tiger King’ series indicted on animal cruelty charges in Virginia

Attorney General Mark Herring announced animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking indictments against a man featured in the popular Netflix series “Tiger King.”

  Caught on Cam: Woman tries to set Tri-State front porch on fire

Police say the woman also lit a truck on fire the same day.

  WATCH: Driver leads police on chase through Florence parking lot

The driver is facing a DUI charge and five felony charges for wanton endangerment, according to Florence Police.

Police identify victim in Westwood shooting

The shooting happened in 3500 block of Boudinot Avenue around 10 p.m.

Ohio State student shot, killed near campus; 18-year-old suspect charged

The victim was pronounced dead on scene.

Sheriff’s office identifies victim of deadly shooting in Columbia Township

Sheriff’s office officials say the shooting took place in the 5200 block of Ridge Avenue on Saturday.

  Man who fatally shot driver on I-75 in possible road rage claims self-defense, prosecutor says

It appears the two drivers did not know each other, but the incident remains under investigation, Rob Sanders says

Man killed in single car accident in Highland County

The crash took place a little before 11:30 a.m. on U.S. 50 in Liberty Township, according to OSHP.

Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ woman wanted on felonious assault charge

Cincinnati police are searching for a woman considered to be armed and dangerous.

  Man shot and killed following crash, possible road rage on I-75

Police arrived on the scene to find a two-car crash and one male victim who had been shot, he said.

  Man charged after drug-induced acts in South Lebanon, deputies say

One local father says it was the scariest day of his life.

Federal charges announced in conspiracy to steal from Fifth Third Bank customers

The scheme involved customer service reps, co-conspirators and "runners" used to withdraw money from accounts with high balances.

  2 men arrested in connection with 2007 murder, prosecutor announces

The developments in technology in the years since the murder led to the arrests of the two men, the prosecutor explained.

NKY man pleads guilty to sodomy of child, commonwealth’s attorney says

The offenses took place over a five year period, according to the attorney's office.

Chinese pastries confiscated in Cincinnati present ‘high risk’ to American agriculture, customs officials say

Specialists confiscated a total of 1,272 pounds of mooncakes and 359 pounds of other prohibited items, CBP announced.

Man shot near Findlay Market

No arrests have been made

  Detectives have ‘working theory’ in cold case dating back to 1990

David Snider went missing two months after he got married. His new wife never saw him again.

Police: Man arrested for murder more than a decade after deadly shooting

The arrest was made by the Cincinnati Police Homicide Unit with assistance from the Fugitive Apprehension Squad.

More victims identified after Tri-State man arrested for child porn, authorities say

Investigators say they think there are even more victims out there.

Man indicted for murder, other charges connected to deadly police chase

The driver arrested in connection to the deadly chase that ended in a crash that killed two people has been indicted.

FBI searches Butler County home

It was part of a sealed federal search warrant, an FBI spokesman tells us

Man shot to death in Westwood

It was the second homicide of the night

2 suspects in custody after a Lorain Police officer was shot at during traffic stop

The Lorain Police Department released dash camera video showing the moment a passenger opened fire on an officer on Tuesday night.

  Hope renewed for solving cold-case murder of 19-year-old UC student

Bill Thompson has been waiting 42 years to find out what happened the night in 1978 when his sister, Cheryl, died.

  Grandmother hopes granddaughter’s killer ‘pays for what he did’

Cecily Cornett's grandmother is now left with memories and photos of all the loving times the two shared.

Man arrested on child porn charges after investigating his internet activity, sheriff says

The 33-year-old was arrested on Wednesday and is now being held in the Hamilton County Justice Center.

3 men indicted on rape charges in Hamilton Co.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced indictments of three men accused of sexually assaulting children.

Man accused of discarding dismembered woman’s body in barrel indicted for murder

The Butler County coroner identified the woman as 21-year-old Cecily Cornett.

  Officers seize $3.7M of meth in 2 weeks

The packages were addressed to people in Georgia and Texas.

  Prosecutor: Cincinnati man killed at Indiana hotel, 2 suspects wanted

Police are looking for 19-year-old Demontre Conley and 21-year-old Talisha Tompkins.

Cin-Air ordered to pay $90k fine for jet fuel spill at Lunken Airport

The company's 'negligence' resulted in a fuel spill that contaminated the Little Miami River, a tributary of the Ohio River, federal officials say