Northern Kentucky

KSP looking for escaped Campbell County inmate

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

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

  Man who was formerly incarcerated, homeless giving back to kids

  Police: Mother charged in death of toddler in NKY

  Family continues search for missing Covington man

  VIDEO: Man breaks into Covington home, steals several items

Covington property tax rates to remain the same in 2019

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Man drowns swimming across Licking River in Wilder

  Women shares her story after she says former boyfriend abused her

5-year-old rescued from vehicle submerged 20 feet in NKY lake

Woman dies in Alexandria Pike crash

10 small projects in line for city’s help in Covington

KY woman accused of faking cancer to get donations going to jail

Boone Co. Sheriff warns about scam involving genetic testing

Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries "free" screenings or cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes.

  NKY church members raise funds for local vet fighting cancer

Members of Beaver Lick Baptist Church held a fundraiser to help an Army vet who was recently diagnosed with stage 3 throat cancer pay medical bills.

Police: Woman admits to robbing Fifth Third Bank in Taylor Mill

A woman robbed a Fifth Third Bank in Taylor Mill Saturday morning, said the Taylor Mill Police Department.

Covington looking to hire 7 firefighter/paramedics

The Covington Fire Department is looking to hire seven firefighter/paramedics, but there's a catch: You must have at least two years' experience in a professional fire department to apply.

Court docs: Former NKY substitute teacher charged with sex abuse

NKU continues Forbes top college ranking

New NKY race horse track threatens Turfway Future

  Man indicted for July murder of 19-year-old from Cincinnati

Ribbon cutting ceremony marks official opening of UK College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky campus

  ATM stolen from northern Kentucky gas station

Chris Fangman sworn in as Newport police chief

Chris Fangman, a 15-year veteran of law enforcement with the Newport Police Department, will be formally introduced as Newport Police Chief during the Newport City Commission scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9.

Police: Man indicted in connection with fatal stabbing at Florence pub

Florence police say a man has been indicted in connection with a fatal stabbing at Papa’s Pub on July 21.

Former Covington Schools employee charged for shaking baby

Sheila Sandmann, 63, is charged with fourth degree assault (child abuse), police say.

  Covington Schools employee resigns amid shaken child investigation

They say the person accused of shaking the young child was immediately reported to the Cabinet for Families and Children.

  Police: Woman on drugs breaks into Newport home, hides in attic

Victims say a woman hiding in a Newport home wasn't found by police the first time.

  Walton-Verona Independent Schools add tipline in hopes of increasing school safety

The Walton-Verona Independent School District is offering students and parents a new way to anonymously report bullying, threats or any other dangerous situation.

Man accused of shooting at police indicted for nine felonies

Jacob Julick, 27, is accused of shooting at two Lakeside Park Police officers on Dixie Highway in Erlanger following a traffic stop on June 6.

City of Wilder to hold 54th annual flag raising

The ceremony will be held Sunday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Steinhauer-Schardt V.F.W. Post 8020 flagpole located at the Veterans Memorial Park, behind the city building.

US Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Riverfest 2019

The safety zone which will result in a temporary river closure to all vessel traffic from mile marker 469.2 (slightly upstream from the I-471 “Big Mac” bridge) to mile marker 470.5 (Roebling Suspension Bridge) on the Ohio River from 7 p.m. Sunday until 10 p.m.

Sixth & Scott streetscape project to begin in Covington

The project will make an array of improvements to an “L-shaped” area that consists of Scott Boulevard from Fourth Street to Sixth Street and turns the corner to include the north side of Sixth between Scott and Madison Avenue.

Newport officials: “Things are happening here”

City leaders spoke about development in the area over the past year from the new ferris wheel to an amphitheater.

  Kentucky officials address ‘unsubstantiated’ school shooting threat

Multiple school districts have released letters to their communities advising them that the FBI and other law enforcement agencies have not deemed the threat credible.

Man killed on I-275 ramp in Campbell County

Officers responded to the ramp from I-275 eastbound to I-471 northbound around 11 p.m. for a report of a person lying in the road.

Riverfest rules for Covington, Devou Park

Covington is putting in place restrictions to ensure safety and orderly traffic flow during the Riverfest fireworks on Sept. 1.

Thomas More University BB&T Observatory to host astronomical lectures and observations

These free events that are open to the public will begin Saturday, Sept. 7.

Man arrested for child pornography on Covington Human Rights Commission board

Following a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Kentucky State Police, investigators obtained a search warrant for a home in the 1800 block of Euclid Avenue

Marijuana plants discovered during aerial searches in NKY

Deputies from Boone and Gallatin counties joined together to confiscated 44 mature marijuana plants and multiple arrests were made

  NKY teacher charged with rape, sodomy of student

Officials say Kendall Burk, 23, is charged with four counts of third-degree rape and four counts of sodomy.

Man charged with attempted kidnapping of NKY teen at school out of jail

Benjamin J. Margitza, 18, of Las Vegas, paid his $50,000 cash bond Thursday.

Adkins still mulling possible Senate run in 2020

Kentucky House Democratic leader Rocky Adkins says a possible U.S. Senate run next year remains an option, but says he doesn't plan to announce his decision until after this year's election

Court docs: Man who attacked leader of anti-heroin group found incompetent to stand trial

Jonathan Ramsey was charged with aggravated robbery, robbery, felonious assault, kidnapping and abduction.

Boone Co. man going to prison for 25 years for killing mother

Charles Hunter Rohlman pleaded guilty in June 2019 to murder and gross abuse of a corpse.

Deputies: 16-year-old helps stop attempted kidnapping at NKY high school

Deputies say Hardin stopped Benjamin Margitza, 18, from potentially kidnapping a classmate in the parking lot of Conner High School. He also kept the man from entering the building.

  Sheriff: Man who attempted to kidnap student was at NKY high school day before incident

Investigators say Benjamin Margitza, 18, flew to Northern Kentucky from Las Vegans on Saturday night with the intention of making contact with the victim.

  New roadway Terminal Road opens at CVG

Airport officials say there will now be one Terminal Road to CVG.

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

The sheriff's office says Benjamin J. Margitza flew from Las Vegas to northern Kentucky late Saturday night with the intention of making contact with the victim.

Officials ID body of man found in Ohio River in Covington

Covington police say they’ve identified the man whose body was found in the Ohio River Monday morning.

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

Yakema Buckley, 39, of Independence, Ky., was under the influence of narcotics at the time of the crash June 5, officials say.

No tailgating ban to be strictly enforced during Riverfest, police say

The Bellevue Police Department said a no tailgating ban will be strictly enforced during Riverfest.

  KY woman accused of collecting donations for years while faking cancer

A northern Kentucky woman is facing criminal charges after being accused of collecting thousands of dollars in donations while pretending to have cancer.