Northern Kentucky

Restaurateur Jeff Ruby donates turkeys to Louisville firefighters

The Cincinnati-based restaurateur who also owns one of Louisville’s top steakhouses visited Louisville Fire headquarters to give 500 turkeys to first responders and their famililes.

  Rose Lavelle on playing for a women’s soccer team in Cincinnati: ‘I would love to’

  Boone County Petland store selling sick puppies to customers, animal rights group says

Two teens indicted for murder of Holmes High School grad

  Series of SB I-71/75 crashes prompt pavement fix this weekend

Rose Lavelle to speak at NKU Thursday night

  NKY community rallying around 7-year-old with brain tumor

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Former NKY visitors bureau official pleads guilty on charges related to stolen funds

  $1M bond set for Alexandria triple shooting suspect

  Father of son killed, stepson charged in Alexandria shooting: ’I am lost for words’

Thomas More honors veterans with a veterans space grand opening

  Neighbors remember victims of Alexandria triple shooting

Kentucky State Police search for missing Cynthiana teen

  Police release ID of 2 victims in NKY triple shooting; suspect in custody

Alexandria police revealed the names of two of the victims and revealed that they have one person in custody regarding the triple shooting that happened Friday.

  New ‘Shipwreck’ exhibit coming to Newport Aquarium

Newport Aquarium officials announced ‘Shipwreck: Realm of the Eels’ will be opening in Spring 2020.

  Disabled American Veterans helps veterans receive services; hosts 5K this weekend

The DAV helps veterans receive services. You can help them Saturday at the 5k.

  Former CovCath student indicted on rape, sexual assault charges to be tried as an adult

Kenton County Prosecutor Rob Sanders said each of the four counts pertains to a different victim.

4 displaced in NKY house fire

Kentucky campuses pilot employability certification for academic programs

  School boosts safety efforts after student hit, dragged by truck in Erlanger

Sheriff: Boone County deputy injured during foot pursuit with burglary suspect

Kentucky agency warns of gas pump skimmers after month of record issues

  Officials: Convicted rapist mistakenly released from Georgia prison captured in NKY

City of Covington buying YMCA building, Gateway bookstore

Two landmark buildings on one of Covington's most visible corners are changing hands to enable a significant but as yet unannounced development that will create jobs and excitement in the urban core, Covington officials announced.

NKU offers tuition discount for CCU students displaced by closure

Northern Kentucky University announces a 50 percent tuition discount to current students attending Cincinnati Christian University (CCU), which recently revealed its closure

  Parents of NKY high school football players upset after banners taken down

Some parents want to know why school officials took down banners of senior football players at Grant County High School.

  NKY martial arts school raising money for girl with rare genetic disorder

Clara Weaver, 4, was born with an extremely rare genetic disorder called Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy 6.

NKY student charged with threatening to ‘shoot up’ school

The student was charged with second degree terroristic threatening.

6-vehicle crash closes AA Hwy in Bracken Co

It's not clear when the highway will reopen

Mother still looking for daughter who ‘vanished without a trace’ in Louisville

Shanaira Selden, 25, was last seen on October 19 in the 800 block of Whitney Ave.

Duke Energy: 3,636 Northern Kentucky residents without power

The power is expected to be back on shortly after 11:30 p.m.

Maysville Police seeking public’s help to find missing man

The Maysville Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a missing 27-year-old man.

NKU students win cybersecurity competition

Northern Kentucky University College of Informatics students have won the US Bank’s Strength in Security Capture the Flag (CTF) competition for the third straight year.

2 men accused of smashing BMW windshields turn themselves in, police say

Police say both admitted to shattering the windshields of the BMW’s and both have been charged with two counts each of criminal mischief.

  U.S.S. Nightmare offers haunting fun for Halloween

The haunted ship is open Wednesdays through Sundays until Nov. 2.

  Police looking for 2 people seen jumping on vehicles, causing damage to windshields

Covington police are looking for two people who were caught on camera causing damage to windshields after jumping on them.

  Florence woman offering reward for thieves’ identities after rash of car break-ins

"You work so hard for stuff, and to have someone come and take it, it’s just sad."

  Nonprofit giving more than 1,000 new pairs of shoes to Northern Kentucky students

Volunteers washed the students' feet, then fitted them for their brand new shoes.

  Newport Aquarium welcomes baby gators, announces ticket deal

The baby gators are just six inches long now, but will grow up fast.

  Mom working to increase safety after daughter hit by delivery truck on way to school

An Erlanger girl is recovering at home after her family says she was hit and then run over by a delivery truck Friday morning on her way to school.

Driver pinned by semi at Florence truck stop dies from injuries, police say

The driver that was pinned between his semi and a pickup truck at a Florence truck stop lot died from his injuries, police said.

Donation to make Park Hills safer for pedestrians and bicyclists

The freestanding vertical signs, donated to the city by the Devou Good Project, are designed to alert motorists they are approaching a crosswalk with enough time to reduce speed and yield.

‘Touch a Truck’ returns to Covington

Trucks and equipment will fill the Latonia Shopping Center's parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Driver charged with OVI after truck hits home, trapping girl, injuring another

A total of 14 people were in the home at the time, police say

  Mother wants something done about busy road after memorial cross knocked over

16-year-old Alysha Gardner was killed on Pooles Creek Road in 2005 and ever since a memorial cross has hung on a telephone pole in her honor.

Driver crashes into pole, knocking out power to thousands in NKY

The pole is a steel transmission one that took a little longer to replace than a wood pole, a Duke Energy spokesperson said.

NKU student wins regional entrepreneurship competition

Kelly is the first NKU student to win and now heads to the national competition in Silicon Valley.

  Girl asks for donations rather than gifts for her birthday

Hailey Pugh requested her party guests bring donations for the Boone County Animal Shelter instead of birthday gifts.

Daycare worker in Fort Wright charged with assault after hitting child

Witnesses say they saw two instances of a daycare worker hitting a child on the hands.

NKY roller rink closing after more than 60 years of business

RECA Roller Rink is expected to shut down early next year

  Family, friends gather at Devou Park to remember slain Covington teen

The family of Ke’Ovion Tevis, who was shot and killed in August, organized the event to call for a stop to gun violence in their community.

Police investigate threat made against Beechwood Independent Schools

It's the second threat made against the school this year.

Northern Kentucky’s I-75 traffic safety blitz continues Columbus Day weekend

The goal is reduce crashes and prevent injuries by reminding drivers of the importance of seat-belt use and safe driving.

  KY man facing child porn charges after police were notified he ordered child sex doll

He is charged with 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

Cincinnati man charged with robbing NKY credit union

Marvin Ratliff, 61, was taken into custody Wednesday night at the Super 8 motel on Dream Street in Florence

Dog likely shot in the head passes away, KY shelter says

Volunteers with the Gallatin County Animal Shelter who were trying to save a dog that was likely shot in the head said she has passed away.

School districts jointly win $5 million grant to launch intensive effort to prevent violence, engage communities and help students thrive

Covington Independent Public Schools and the Erlanger-Elsmere Independent School District have been jointly awarded $4.95 million to create and support an intensive and broad-range effort to identify, assess, and serve students exposed to, or predisposed to, pervasive violence and to help students t

  Thief caught on camera stealing equipment from Boone Co. lawn care business

A Boone County business owner says he’s fed up after another break-in at his lawn care company was caught on camera.

Kentucky shelter working to save dog likely shot in the head

Shelter volunteers found the dog had several puncture wounds on her head, including one that goes through her tongue.

281 traffic citations issued in 12 hours on I-75 in Kenton County

Four people died in crashes on the Kenton County stretch of I-75 in 2018, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Covington’s Roebling Murals off-limits until 2020

Officials city safety concerns as construction continues on the city's riverfront upgrades.

Deputies search for suspect after Erlanger credit union robbery

Deputies were dispatched at 11:11 a.m. to L&N Federal Credit Union on Donaldson Highway for a bank robbery.

  Roebling to close for six days during BLINK

Festival-goers can hop on a golf cart, but they'll have to leave their car behind.

Ohio River reopens after barge crashed into Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club

The Ohio River has reopened for normal traffic after a barge slammed into a marina early Wednesday.

  Churchill Downs will acquire Turfway Park

Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Turfway Park in Florence.

Covington’s Stone Court first in a new series of basketball-court murals

A region-wide mural project begins with an homage to local basketball legend, George Stone

NKY teacher on leave after students accused him of inappropriate conduct

A Conner High School teacher is on leave and is facing criminal charges after students accused him of inappropriate conduct.

  Family of slain NKY teen wants justice

The initial police investigation determined another teen had shot and killed Jaden Casey.

City of Crittenden receives nearly $122K for drainage repair

Crittenden Mayor Kay Patton identified Oakwood Drive as being among the most critical in the city. The project will add a curb, a gutter, and an underground drainage system to alleviate the drainage issues.

  New online job portal launches

here are currently 85 jobs from 26 different companies listed on the portal

Taylor Mill residents briefly ordered to stay inside amid police activity

Residents in a section of Taylor Mill were briefly under a shelter-in-place order Tuesday morning asking them to stay indoors while police serve a warrant in the area

Newport Aquarium finds boy who mailed $5 to help animals

His teacher recognized the writing on his letter

  Paige Johnson: Family searches for answers in her disappearance

Family, friends continue search for Paige Johnson nine years after she went missing in Covington.

  Law enforcement to add more patrols on I-75/I-275

Northern Kentucky Police are going to be patrolling the highways in full force along I-75 from Covington to I-275 in Erlanger next week.

Covington Police Department K9 to receive body armor donation

Covington Police Department’s K9 Holly will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

NKY man charged with seeking sex with minor

Beshear said the investigation into Nicholas’s activities began after he contacted an undercover detective posing as a minor online.

KSP looking for escaped Campbell County inmate

George Gattis, 36, of Sparta, was previously incarcerated for theft by unlawful taking and probation violation charges.

Covington property tax payments due by Oct. 15

Property tax bills have been sent to Covington residents and payment is due by midnight Oct. 15

  Judge: NKY man threatened to blow up Planned Parenthood

Daniel Kibler is set to face a judge at 8:30 a.m. Monday

Judge rejects plea from woman in deaths of mother, 8-year-old daughter in head-on crash

Tammy Feinauer was set to be sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to two charges of reckless vehicular homicide.

  Man who was formerly incarcerated, homeless giving back to kids

John Adams, also known as “The Joker," has gone from spending time in prison to being homeless in his past. But now he’s a father helping children.