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  Virus ‘more contagious than ever,’ DeWine says

Last week, DeWine said Ohio is going in the wrong way on the road to lifting health orders.

American Airlines to fly non-stop from CVG to Boston

  Reds to increase number of fans starting April 30

Cleveland man shot by DEA agent pleads not guilty to 2 criminal charges

‘Now offering stimulus checks twice a month’: Brunswick Wendy’s has creative way of saying ‘we’re hiring’

One dead, two still missing after boats crash on Ohio River near Greenwood Boat Dock

Special prosecutor appointed after auditor accused of improperly spending Pike County funds

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  Robbery of Asian American man not believed to be racially motivated, Cincinnati police say

Stark County Sheriff’s Office arrests former teacher for rape

Suspect in custody after basketball tournament shooting

Retired Geauga County, Ohio, Sheriff, K9 partner die on same day

  Police investigating ‘crime hot spot’ in Madisonville

Hamilton Co. Public Health not requiring appointments for vaccines at BOE clinic

  ‘We want to kick Xavier’s behind:’ Wes Miller introduced as UC’s new coach

Wes Miller spent the last 10 seasons at UNCG.

University of Cincinnati student’s death after J&J vaccine under investigation

Hamilton County's coroner has been in contact with the Ohio Health Department about this death but is waiting on medical records and additional test results before determining cause of death

Simon & Schuster says it won’t distribute book by Louisville officer in deadly Breonna Taylor raid

A release date for the book is not yet available

  Man with PTSD missing since Tuesday, police say

Call 911 or police dispatch at 513-765-1212 if you have any information.

Anonymous person donates trailer, supplies to Cub Scout Pack after trailer was stolen

Tamika Palmer blasts BLM Louisville, Rep. Attica Scott

Pearl Harbor veteran and Ohio resident Joe Whitt has died at the age of 97

  Adult-only outdoor pool reopens in Cincinnati

Ohio’s cases per 100K trending in wrong direction

LMPD chief reprimands Mattingly over email sent to fellow officers

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is finalist for best history museum

Voting is open until noon May 10

  Police explain taser, gun differences after former Minnesota officer shoots Black man

The former police chief said the ex-officer tried grabbing her taser.

  LaRosa’s Pizza ‘Buddy Cards’ give you free pizza and help feed kids

LaRosa's teams up with the Freestore Foodbank to help feed hungry kids in the Tri-State.

Man brandishing gun shot by undercover agents in suspected attempted carjacking or robbery, DEA says

A man was shot after he brandished a gun in a suspected attempt to carjack or rob undercover DEA agents at East 82nd Street and Decker Avenue in the Hough neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, according to Special Agent in Charge Keith Martin.

Teen, adult arrested for murder in South Fairmount shooting

Two people are charged with murder, police say.

Tiger cubs make debut at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

The Zoo says the cubs' mothers didn't show an interest in caring for them.

  Kentucky State Police release new details in deadly deputy-involved shooting

The incident remains under investigation

  Couple goes through with Johnson & Johnson vaccine after learning of reported issues

The couple was just minutes away from getting the vaccine when they found out the news.

10-year-old boy found safe, family says

The 10-year-old is safe, his family says.

Judges cite Holocaust, eugenics in divided ruling allowing Ohio to enforce Down Syndrome abortion ban

Ohio’s ban on abortions after a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome doesn’t violate a woman’s ability to obtain an abortion, a divided Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

New alcohol delivery law takes effect Monday in Ohio

You can now get alcohol delivered straight to your door.

Parma police will not pursue criminal charges in ‘Eggate’ controversy

An unknown number of children across Northeast Ohio received a lesson in bitter disappointment instead of a surprise from the Easter Bunny this morning.

  Cincinnati Zoo using rain barrels to raise awareness for stormwater conservation

Painted rain barrels at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens will be auctioned off to raise awareness for stormwater conservation.

‘Mass polluter’ fined $1.5M for illegal waste dumping, AG says

The cleanup cost was nearly $1.3 million, the attorney general said.

Third state temporarily shuts down Johnson & Johnson vaccination site after several people suffer adverse reactions

Doctors are warning people not to panic.

Amber Alert canceled for Ohio kids reported abducted

An Amber Alert has been canceled for two Ohio children.

  Plush family, city reach $6M settlement in wrongful death lawsuit

Kyle Plush died after he became pinned by a folding bench seat in the back of his family’s van in April 2018.

$1M bond set for Cuyahoga Falls McDonald’s employee accused of killing coworker

Christopher Riddick, 34, allegedly shot the victim in the chest.

McDonald’s employee murders coworker with gunshot wound to the chest in Cuyahoga Falls

When officers arrived, they found 34-year-old Christopher L. Riddick confronted his coworker inside the restaurant and shot him in the chest, according to police.

  Blue Ash Chili relocating after 50 years at original spot

The new location will open soon.

  Prepare before the storm: Tornado safe rooms sold in Norwood

Tornado shelters can be used to keep you and your family safe.

Ohio State Fair won’t be open to the public again this year

The fair will focus on agricultural and educational competitions for exhibitors, their families, and guests.

  Ohio’s path towards normalcy not going in ‘direction we want,’ DeWine says

Getting more people vaccinated is how Ohio gets back on the right path, Gov. Mike DeWine explained.

Woman flips off police after climbing into bowl of Fountain Square, police say

The woman was arrested for obstructing official business, assault, and trespass, police said.

‘I can’t breathe’: Former Akron officer seen shoving snow into suspect’s face during arrest (video)

The acting chief of the Akron Police Department released body camera video that shows evidence of an unauthorized and forceful tactic used during a recent arrest.

Group of Democratic legislators call for repeal of Ohio’s newly-enacted ‘Stand Your Ground’ law

Some Ohio legislators are publicly calling for the repeal of the new “Stand Your Ground” law.

  Workers rescued after scaffolding collapse in downtown

Firefighters rescued the workers within 40 minutes, the department said.

Bengals Draft Preview: Adding playmaker, weapon for Burrow

The Bengals pick fifth in the 2021 NFL Draft.

  Series of ‘targeted’ murder leads to 4 adults, teen being indicted

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  Four adults, teen indicted in connection with series of murders in Cincinnati, prosecutor says

All five suspects could face life in prison if they are convicted, the prosecutor says.

  City of Cincinnati files lawsuit to temporarily close Galla Park; bar responds

The City’s lawsuit says not only does Galla Park operate without following liquor laws, but is a source of drunken disorder.

  Ohio GOP lawmakers want to protect those refusing COVID-19 shot from discrimination

Six of those who introduced the bill have publicly announced they will not get a COVID-19 vaccine.

  Demolition on historic downtown hotel continues

The 872-room Millennium Hotel shut down at the end of 2019.

  April 7, 2001: Remembering Timothy Thomas two decades later

It has been 20 years now since the 19-year-old was shot and killed by an officer

Amelia Walmart reopened after bomb threat causes evacuation

Police say they are investigating.

Woman’s ‘suspicious death’ remains unsolved after 17 years; CPD ask for info in case

Her body was found in April of 2004 on Third Street.

  Coroner IDs man found in burned vehicle in East Price Hill

Homicide detectives are conducting a death investigation

  ODOT prepares for road construction season in Ohio

The projects range from bridge replacements to bike path improvements.

  Ohio event organizers react to no capacity limits at outdoor events

The health order does limit groups to be 10 or less and spaced out by at least six feet.

Former Cincinnati mayoral candidate charged in COVID-19 fraud scheme, court docs show

The former mayoral candidate is facing six total charges, according to court records.

  Cincinnati Art Museum offering more outdoor options

The Cincinnati Art Museum is offering more outdoor options, including a picnic in the park.

  Ohio’s new ‘Stand Your Ground’ self-defense law takes effect Tuesday. What you need to know:

It removes the duty to retreat before using deadly force in public, not just inside their homes and vehicles

Kentucky Derby: Infield-only general admission tickets go on sale Wednesday

Last year’s event was moved from May for the first time since 1945 to September and held without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic

Man dies after road rage shooting on I-75, police say

The homicide investigation is ongoing.

Ohio to issue ‘simplified health order’

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced the Ohio Department of Health is consolidating its health orders.

  Kentuckians 16 and older can get vaccinated starting Monday

All Kentuckians age 16 and older can sign up to receive the Pfizer vaccine, and Kentuckians 18 and older will be able to receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines

Police investigate ‘Eggate’ after Northeast Ohio parents report paying for Easter egg drops that never materialized

An unknown number of children across Northeast Ohio received a lesson in bitter disappointment instead of a surprise from the Easter Bunny this morning.

Kentucky flood victims still begging for help

It’s been one month since historic flooding damaged parts of Kentucky.

University: Fraternity broke hazing rules in student’s death

Bowling Green State University investigating Pi Kappa Alpha

  Spring events returning to Washington Park, Fountain Square

There will soon be a lot more to do while visiting Washington Park and Fountain Square.

  Man’s beer only diet for Lent benefiting bars, restaurants

Man loses weight and raises money during Lent drinking only beer.

Don’t crowd the plow! ODOT reports nearly 50 plows hit this season

An ODOT plow was rear ended Thursday night on Interstate 77 in Summit County.

Ohio Attorney General calls on Twitter, eBay, Shopify to combat the sale of fake vaccination cards

Yost said fake vaccination cards are illegal in Ohio.

  VIDEO: Large outdoor crowd at The Banks draws response from Gov. Dewine

“I would not go there.”

  Ohio seeing increased COVID-19 activity, DeWine says

This week, Ohioans 16 and older became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Snopening Day: Snowfall in Cincinnati ahead of Reds game

Baseball and snow, a timeless combination.

  Opening Day forecast: Temps in 30s, snow flurries, windy

There's no snowing in baseball, but apparently Cincinnati weather didn't get the memo

  Pat Barry Way: Cincinnati renames Mt. Adams street to honor legendary media personality

Pat Barry died on Feb. 20 from complications of COVID-19.