Crime

19-year-old killed in shooting near OTR park

This comes after two people were killed in four separate shootings in the city since Saturday

  Sheriff: NKY teen nearly kidnapped in high school parking lot by man she met online

  Hamilton Co. priest indicted on 9 counts of rape

  'He was a free person, a happy person’: Man killed on Metro bus remembered

Judge denies change of venue, dismissal of indictment motions for Skylar Richardson

Police looking for Piatt Park shooter

$1 million bond set for driver in Taylor Mill crash that killed wife

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Suspect claims she is a ‘good mom’ after newborn son found on floorboard of Kentucky minivan

  Man accused of shooting NCHS student ‘turned fist fight into homicide,’ detective says

Skylar Richardson’s attorneys request change of venue

Police investigate armed robbery on Sycamore Street

  17-year-old killed at Crutchfield Park identified

  Father shot, killed on way home from work while riding Metro bus

  At least 2 people injured following shooting in Clifton

Officers say the suspect fired several of rounds. Close to 20 bullet shells were found when officers arrived.

16-year-old dies following West End shooting

The victim, Eric Shields, was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he later died.

New Middletown Police arrest 20-year-old man who allegedly threatened Jewish community

The Anti-Defamation League is speaking out after a man was arrested by New Middletown police in conjunction with the FBI after allegedly making “a credible online threat to the Youngstown JCC and Jewish community.”

  ‘We will never get him back’: Family wants justice after man murdered in Spring Grove Village

His family said he was ambushed.

  Prosecutor: Cincinnati man charged in Lawrenceburg gentleman’s club robbery

Video shows baby girl being struck, suffocated; Millbrook man arrested

Former members of Ohio militia group plead guilty to conspiring to possess unregistered explosives

Juveniles stole Covington car with toddler inside, police say

  Trooper-involved shooting in Middletown

Here’s the location of Friday night’s OVI checkpoint

Dayton shooter’s friend will stay in jail

A U.S. magistrate judge Thursday ordered that Ethan Kollie be held without bond.

  2 victims hit by police gunfire in Dayton mass shooting, died from shots by gunman

Harshbarger made this announcement while revealing the results of the preliminary autopsies performed on those who died in the Aug. 4 Oregon District shooting.

Cincinnati-area pastor told juvenile victim God was speaking to him before committing sex crimes, Feds say

Official say Guerrero contacted the 17-year-old victim through the Facebook Messenger app, telling her he dreamed of her ‘dressed in white’ and ‘walking in a dark place.’

  Family of woman gunned down in apartment building continue their search for answers

A family is searching for answers after a shooter stormed through an apartment complex firing shots in the hallway, killing one woman and hurting another.

Prosecutor calls Skylar Richardson’s motion to dismiss indictment ‘groundless’

Prosecutor David Fornshell is calling the motion Skylar Richardson’s attorneys filed to dismiss her indictment groundless and nonsensical.

  Stained glass windows stolen from Northside home

Homeowner Emma Jean Davis says whoever stole the windows took them to make some money.

  Police investigating shooting inside Lawrenceburg gentleman’s club

Police are investigating a shooting that happened inside a gentleman’s club in Lawrenceburg Wednesday afternoon.

  Hearing delayed for Dayton gunman’s friend charged in connection with the shooting

The judge said Kollie is “a danger to himself and others" and also stated he has serious mental health issues.

Fourth man indicted in connection with deadly Colerain fake gender reveal party

According to court documents, Vandell Antwon Slade was indicted by a Hamilton County Grand Jury on two counts each of murder and felonious assault, and one count of attempted murder

Prosecutor: Sharonville police officer cleared in shooting

Prosecutor Joe Deters said Wednesday that the officer was justified in his actions and no charges would be filed against him.

Man who refused to leave YMCA, ‘violently’ assaulted officer, deemed incompetent to stand trial

Nichols is now being treated at Summit Behavior Health following the judge’s decision.

Dohn Community High School student who brought loaded gun to school ordered to stay away

Yairius Orso-Miller’s bond was set at $25,000 during that same court appearance.

Teen shot near West Side playground

The victim was found in the 900 block of Purcell Avenue, across the street from Dempsey Playground

  Family: Fairfield woman shot husband in ‘horrific accident’

A Fairfield woman is facing charges for the death of her husband, but the couple’s loved ones believe the situation was an accident.

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.

More than 300 grams of meth seized by state troopers during I-75 traffic stop

Troopers say he was carrying 369 grams of methamphetamine worth approximately $37,269.

  Dayton officials give timeline of events leading up to mass shooting

Police say Betts began shooting at approximately 1:05:35. Shooter was down at approximately 1:06:07 (32 seconds).

Police: Fairfield woman charged in connection with husband’s death

Tika Katel was shot Saturday in a residential neighborhood

Ohio man accused of making online threats had 25 guns and 10,000 rounds of ammunition

A six-month investigation into an indivual accused of making online threats has resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old Ohio man.

Lebanon police officer arrested on domestic violence, weapons charge

A Lebanon police officer was arrested on Sunday night in connection with a domestic violence incident, court documents state.

  Complaint filed against Hamilton Co. Prosecutor’s Office in connection with Tracie Hunter case

A state senator and close friend of Tracie Hunter says he believes there was a conflict of interest in her case and he wants Hunter’s conviction thrown out.

  Feds: Dayton gunman’s friend bought body armor, firearm accessory, magazine

Ethan Kollie, 24, of Kettering, was arrested Friday and his case was unsealed Monday, said the Department of Justice.

Prosecution, charges for 100 grams of pot in Cincinnati or less to be dismissed

Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman says his office was notified about the decision Monday by City Solicitor Paula Boggs Meuthing and City Manager Patrick Duhaney.

Suspended Pike County makes brief court appearance

Charlie Reader has pleaded not guilty to eight felonies and eight misdemeanors during his time in office

  Dayton pub raises money for first responders, victims of mass shooting

Troll Pub Dayton raised $3,000 during the event.

Police identify woman killed in South Fairmount shooting

Police identified her as 35-year-old Kimberly Lorman.

Cincinnati Works tries to help end to gun violence with peace event

At least two shootings happened within seven hours of each other Sunday morning and one local leader is trying to bring the community together to help end gun violence.

  Animal rescue: 6 dogs ‘terribly hurt’ after found neglected in Middletown yard

Neighbors reported to the rescue the dogs were fighting each other, had no food or water, and that they were badly injured.

Man killed in Spring Grove Village shooting

A person was shot and killed during a shooting in Spring Grove Village early Sunday morning.

Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

Mourners gathered across the country Saturday to remember the lives of a graduate student beloved by friends, a man who died in his son’s arms and a mother who shielded her infant from gunfire.

Man shot in Fairfield subdivision

Authorities say at 3:13 p.m. they responded to a report of a 57-year-old man shot in the 5000 block of Sigmon Way.

Mother wants thief to return tricycles stolen from her children

A Kentucky mother is asking for help after her autistic children’s tricycles were stolen.

Man injured in Westwood shooting

Cincinnati Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Westwood late Friday night.

  Man charged with felony after stabbing, killing dog

A man was charged with a felony of animal cruelty for attacking and killing a dog on Sunday.

  Nonprofit working to stop violence in the city

Cincinnati Works, a local nonprofit, is hitting the streets trying to make a difference for the violence in the city.

  Suspect in officer-involved shooting also wanted in string of robberies dies

Hamilton Co. Prosecutor says the suspect was "justifiably shot by police officers."

  New video shows Fifth Third Center gunman in the minutes before fatal shooting

The Cincinnati Police Department released new surveillance footage showing gunman downtown before the fatal shootings at the Fifth Third Center.

Court docs: Northside man indicted for having sex without telling victim he was HIV positive

The criminal complaint states he continued to have sex with the victim for more than 10 years without telling her he tested positive.

  Montgomery police chase ends with help from civilian

Though the anonymous person helped bring the chase to an end, Montgomery police say they’d rather not have that happen in the future.

  Man facing felony in beating of neighbor’s dog pleads not guilty

Charles Miller is accused of beating the German shepherd in the head with a bat 5-10 times. The animal had to be euthanized.

2 juveniles under arrest after police chase in stolen vehicle, crash

Police spotted the vehicle, which was reported stolen from Cottonwood Drive, on Hempstead at Daly roads and gave chase just before 3 a.m.

Wrong-way driver hits horse-drawn carriage in OTR

The driver and horse, named “Doc,” suffered non-life threatening injuries

  Police looking for suspects who stole truck with $25K worth of carpet inside

A Loveland man is hoping you’ve seen his company truck that was stolen with $25,000 worth of carpet inside.

Juvenile arrested in connection with massive Hamilton warehouse fire

Hamilton's fire chief says neighbors and witnesses provided information which led to the charges and arrest.

Trooper pleads guilty to vehicular homicide in fatal Clermont County crash

Trooper Jeremy Ault was en route to a call when he lost control of his cruiser in slick conditions.

Homeowner acquitted of murder in Whitewater Township shooting

The shooting happened on Dec. 12 in the 5100 block of Hamilton Cleves Road.

  Dayton mayor, Gov. DeWine come together in show of bipartisan support for gun control following mass shooting

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and Gov. Mike DeWine held a joint press conference Thursday afternoon.

  Cincinnati-area pastor charged with sex crimes against a juvenile church member

Cesar Guerrero, 41, is charged with three counts of sexual battery.

West End homicide suspect arrested near Columbus

Mareo Akins is accused of gunning down Michael Douthit, 29, at Amir Mini Market on Findlay Street last month

Bouncer: I ‘would’ve died’ saving people in Ohio shooting

A heroic bouncer says he was determined to block the gunman mowing down people in Dayton's entertainment district from entering his bar.

1 shot in Westwood

The shooting victim is expected to recover, police say

  ‘Justice for Ruger’ campaign launched as man accused of beating dog to death faces felony charge

The man accused of beating a dog to death with a baseball bat in Butler County is now facing felony charges.

  Video: Security footage shows Dayton gunman in bar

Security video shows the Dayton mass shooter’s movements hours before he carried out his deadly rampage Sunday.

  Victims of mass shooting in Dayton identified

Police confirm that one of the nine shooting victims was the shooter’s sister, Megan.

Pretrial for driver charged in crash that killed Mason family of 3

Abby Michaels, 21, faces six counts of aggravated vehicular homicide and OVI

Shooting victim shows up at hospital, bullet-riddled van found in Millvale

Officers recovered several shell casings on Millvale Court

Governor calls for gun sale background checks, red-flag law after Dayton shooting

'We have to come together and do these things to save lives'

  Betts family releases statement following mass shooting, requests privacy

The gunman killed nine people and wounded 27 before Dayton police killed him