Northern Kentucky

Police chase from NKY into Cincinnati ends in crash

COVID update for Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana

Just 6 new COVID deaths reported Sunday in Ohio

Gyms, theaters, bowling alleys opening Monday in Kentucky

Northern Kentucky man found after reported missing

  Remembering Beverly Hills Supper Club fire as new development takes shape

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NKU breaks ground on first new student housing since 2003

  Kentucky pools to reopen for summer as state keeps ‘crushing’ the curve

  Kentucky unemployment website experienced April data breach

  NKY families sue Amazon contractors over construction complaints, ‘nasty’ issues

  Coronavirus in Kentucky now in ‘decline’ phase, Gov. Beshear says

Y’alls Animal Farm contactless experience opens for second weekend

1 dead, 2 others injured after shooting in Boone County

A fight that led to a shooting in Union killed one man and left two others injured, according to the sheriff’s department.

Covington stabbing under investigation

Officers responded to the 700 block of West Pike Street about 12:30 a.m

  Covington restaurants back in full swing after reopening

Some restaurants say it's as if they never closed, with patrons coming back in spades.

‘Shock’ probation denied in case of NKY visitors bureau official convicted of theft

Johnson is guilty of sending $4 million people who claimed to be vendors, though they were not.

  ‘Will not be afraid, bullied back down’ Gov. Beshear says in reaction to protests

2 arrested in NKY SWAT standoff; third suspect still at-large

  More businesses open on Memorial Day in Kentucky

  3 shot during fight in Boone County, sheriff says

Man arrested after person stabbed multiple times, police say

Alligator found in Kentucky Lake

Critical missing adult found safely, sheriff’s office says

The sheriff’s office says he was found safe in Covington.

Zero coronavirus deaths reported Saturday by Gov. Beshear

With no deaths to report on Saturday, the state’s overall death toll remains at 391.

  Kentucky keeps in-person voting for upcoming June election

Absentee ballots can also be requested through a state website.

St. Elizabeth drive-thru COVID-19 testing extended

The site will be open Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, June 5, and will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  Dates announced for youth sports as Beshear says virus on decline

Kentucky issued new guidance for youth sports as Beshear said the virus is declining in Kentucky.

  NKY prosecutor at odds with judge after man charged with child porn bonds out of jail

Justin Fussinger was in and out of Kenton County Jail within hours after his arrest.

  NKY elementary school teacher arrested on child porn charge

'Every defendant accessing child pornography is cause for concern, but one with direct access to children is extremely alarming.'

  NKY on verge of 1,000 total cases, health department reports

The Northern Kentucky Health Department reports the area is on the verge of 1,000 total coronavirus cases.

Kentucky’s Ark Encounter will reopen June 8

Following Governor Beshear's new ruling, the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum will reopen with new safety protocols

Airlines suspend numerous flights from CVG, with several returning in June

Travelers looking to fly in or out of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) may find themselves with fewer options.

  Scattered rain Wednesday, Licking River flooding now to be ‘minor’

Residents had been urged to evacuate

  Retail stores, malls reopen in Kentucky ahead of restaurants on Friday

Stores can only reopen at 33% capacity, encouraging customers to practice social distancing

  Update: Moderate flooding expected along Licking River in Falmouth

Officials are preparing so they don't have repeat of 1997, when five people died.

  More businesses, services get reopening dates from Gov. Beshear

The governor announced more reopening dates for businesses and industries on Tuesday.

Erlanger-Elsmere school offering support services following death of student

Counseling and support services will be offered by phone, virtually and in-person.

Campbell Co. Fire District mourns unexpected passing of engineer-paramedic

A GoFundMe has been created for her funeral expenses.

  Contact tracing program to help Kentucky’s reopening efforts, Beshear says

An expanded seven-month program for contact tracing will help keep infected people and help prevent them from spreading.

Here’s what’s open in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana

Each state its own reopening stages and dates.

Kentucky reports 244 new coronavirus cases Saturday

The number of new coronavirus cases announced on Saturday brings the state's total to 7,688.

Fischer, LMPD chief call for federal review of Breonna Taylor case

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and LMPD Chief Steve Conrad on Thursday announced they have requested the FBI and the U.S. Attorney to review the findings of the LMPD Public Integrity Unit’s investigation into the Breonna Taylor case, once it is complete.

  Ky. Dept. of Education releases guidance for schools to reopen safely this fall

When developing a reopening plan, school districts are encouraged to develop a team of stakeholders to ensure all appropriate considerations are taken into account.

Opening date for Kentucky parks, gyms, racing tracks, bowling alleys and certain pools announced

The state's positive testing rate remains one of the best in the nation.

Newport approves more than $300K to improve streets

The work is expected to be completed by September.

  NKY community rallying to help teacher recovering from heart attack

Prayers, video messages and random acts of kindness are getting one family through.

  Kentucky lifting ban on social gatherings early ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

Beshear cited the state’s flattened case curve in moving the dates forward, saying he’s seen “very positive signs."

KSP identifies victims killed in Robertson Co. house fire

State police detectives are working to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

  Gov. Beshear on in-person fall classes: ‘That is my goal’

The governor exuded cautious optimism in his daily briefing Wednesday.

  Libraries in the Tri-State begin reopening phases

Tri-State libraries are offering ways to get books in your hands

  NKY drug dealer charged with raping 13-year-old girl

The sheriff's office says the man admitted to selling drugs to underage girls and having sex with more than one of them.

  4 NKY men sue Beshear over state ban on mass gatherings

This is the third lawsuit in two months over one of Gov. Andy Beshear's statewide bans amid the COVID-19 health emergency

Former finance director for CVB seeks probation after being sentenced for embezzlement

Bridget Johnson has served less than six months of her 15 year sentence and is now requesting a form of probation.

Covington buys IRS site to prep for private development

The 23-acre property will be improved and prepared for private development.

  2nd minor with COVID-related inflammatory syndrome identified in Ky.

The minor is 16 years old and is currently hospitalized as a precaution.

  NKY bridge to be replaced as ‘unprecedented’ development projects take shape

Northern Kentucky is destined to look a lot different in the coming years.

Ryle High School principal named Boone Co. superintendent

He will replace long-serving Dr. Randy Poe who is retiring at the end of this school year.

  Trees vandalized at Newport park; officials now hoping to send a message

Officials say video footage shows vandals stripping the trees, which could kill them.

  Kroger employee pays for couple’s groceries in Mother’s Day surprise

“I just hope people take this and do something nice for other people."

  NKY woman says scammers getting in way of search for missing dog

One person asked for nudes. Others wanted gas money.

  KY health official discusses syndrome found in younger people related to COVID-19

Both the governor and Dr. Stack say there is still a lot of unknown information surrounding this syndrome.

Two adults killed in Robertson County house fire

State police detectives are working to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

Northern Kentucky man killed after truck hits tree, bursts into flames

The truck was engulfed in flames when a Kentucky State Police trooper arrived on scene

Man sentenced to 15 years in Taylor Mill crash that killed his wife

A man was sentenced to 15 years for a car accident that killed his wife and injured two others in June 2019.

Coronavirus cases in NKY now at 730 total, health department reports

All four of the Northern Kentucky counties in the Tri-State area reported new coronavirus cases.

  Houses of worship can begin in-person services Saturday, Gov. Beshear announces

In-person services weren't supposed to begin for another few weeks, Governor Beshear said after announcing the change on Saturday.

  Northern Kentucky nursing home hosts Mothers Day car parade

A nursing home hit hard by the virus is trying to make Mothers Day easier for those who can't be with their loved ones.

  Kentucky to test all nursing home residents statewide for COVID-19

Beshear described the testing plan as “strong," “aggressive” and “targeted."

  Covington man allegedly assaulted 10-month-old child

The child had part of his skull removed during a procedure at Cincinnati Children's.

  Reopening dates for Ky. restaurants, theaters, gyms, parks and daycares announced

Restaurants in Kentucky can reopen with restrictions beginning May 22.

Open-air box park featuring shops, eateries coming to Newport on the Levee

A colorful box park starring six local restaurants and retailers is coming soon to Newport on the Leve.

  Kentucky reports 159 new coronavirus cases, 8 more deaths on Wednesday

Two of the eight new deaths announced by the governor on Wednesday are from Kenton County.

Kentucky man charged with threatening Gov. Andy Beshear

Authorities say the threats were apparently made in reference to a social media post about state troopers going to a church to enforce social distancing.

Homicide investigation underway after 911 caller claims man killed his girlfriend

Brown County Sheriff’s Office says Gast is awaiting extradition from Kentucky to Ohio at this time.

  Kentucky surpasses 2,000 virus recoveries, reports largest case increase ever

Beshear continued to call case data "stable."

Joseph-Beth Booksellers announces closure of NKY store

Joseph-Beth Bookstore's CEO and president announced the closure of the location early Tuesday on Facebook.

KSP following new leads in 31-year-old cold case murder

Police have been searching for Bernard “Cowboy” Hopkins’s killer for three decades.

State acquires PPE for businesses in Kentucky at $1 each

Governor Andy Beshear is partnering with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association.

‘Amnesty for All:' Northern Kentucky libraries waive late fees

Patrons do not need to come to the library to clear their accounts.

  New drive-thru testing location announced in Northern Kentucky

Gov. Beshear announced a partnership with St. Elizabeth Monday to provide a drive-thru testing location in NKY.