Warren County

  Mask mandate lifted in all Warren County buildings as of June 1

According to a resolution passed Tuesday, it is “not a good policy for the government to require masks, as it encourages citizens to believe there is no benefit to getting vaccinated.”

  Mason Walmart Supercenter temporarily closed for cleaning

  Ohio to reinstate work search requirement for unemployment benefits

  Texas EquuSearch Midwest conducts second search for Erica Baker, missing since 1999

  Daughter memorializes mom killed in 2020 crash through art

  Warren Co. community welcomes home girl, 8, with rare polio-like condition: VIDEO

Man sentenced for deadly head-on Warren County crash

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Ohio’s COVID-19 case rate drops to lowest point since October

  Warren County shelter rescues 56 dogs from Texas

  Hamilton Township police release new details in officer-involved shooting

  Family of man killed by officers in Warren Co. standoff backs police

  COVID protocols for Ohio nursing home, assisted living workers updated

  Dozens of dogs rescued by Humane Association of Warren Co. from hoarding situation in TX

Man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter for dismembering woman, putting body in barrel

William Slaton, 35, also pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and gross abuse of a corpse.

  21-year-old from Loveland among 8 charged in connection with hazing death of Bowling Green student

Eight people, including a student from Loveland, are now facing charges.

  Cicadas to emerge soon in Tri-State

Cicadas are expected to emerge soon in the Tri-State.

First Alert Weather Day: Storms, heavy rain starting Wednesday

The rain is expected to start Wednesday afternoon and continue into Thursday.

  Mason High School students delve into cold case murders

  Giant rooster statue ‘Cluck Cluck’ stolen from Loveland restaurant, owner says

No masks required outside at Kings Island

  Super Pink Moon on display Monday night

  Cold case playing cards distributed in Ohio jails, prisons to help with unsolved murders

  School district backs choice of prom king, queen over some parent objections

  Man, 60, accused of putting teen in ‘bear hug,’ asking for sex on way to school

The teen was able to escape, but now authorities are investigating to determine if there are other victims.

  Woman accused of stabbing 3-year-old held on $1M bond

The woman will be on house arrest if she can post the $1 million bond, the judge said.

Kings Island increasing hourly pay for seasonal employees

Kings Island anticipates hiring more than 4,000 seasonal workers before the May 15 opening.

  Parent claims special needs daughter was assaulted at a Warren County School

The incident happened at recess last month.

  Warren Co. man collects bicycle donations to give to children in poverty

A Warren County man is collecting donated bicycles to give to children who cannot afford them.

  Kings Island gets set to open Camp Cedar

The $27-million project is estimated to attract 200,000 guests each year.

Driver found guilty on charges following deadly 2020 crash, court says

The crash happened on June 18, 2020.

Ohio’s cases per 100K trending in wrong direction

The vaccine is the key to lifting the health orders, state officials said Thursday.

  Warren County’s animal shelter gets a new cat patio

The “catio” could help increase adoptions while providing a better environment for the shelter’s feline population.

Woman indicted in 3-year-old boy’s stabbing

The stabbing was reported last month in the Charleston Park subdivision

Mason Schools will not offer online learning option in 2021-22

Fewer than 2 percent of parents requested the option, the district says.

  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.

Sheriff’s office searching for missing 17-year-old girl

Kailyn Paige was last seen Monday in South Lebanon.

  Woman claims stranger punched her 20 times over spot in line at pony ride

The woman says the assault happened on March 20.

Swastika, graffiti drawn by Mason Middle School students on playground, district says

The swastika and graffiti were found the next day by a community member, the school district PIO says.

  Middletown residents call for business that was the scene of latest shooting to be shut down

Some Middletown residents believe the business that was the scene of the city’s latest shooting should be shut down; others argue that’s not fair to the owner.

  Community shows support for baby born with airway obstruction syndrome at fundraiser

Jesiah Fisher is only a few months old, but he is already in the fight of his life.

Warren Co. woman who fled to Vegas after murdering husband found guilty

Stormy Daniele Nicole Delehanty, 28, has been found guilty of murder, felonious assault and tampering with evidence.

  Heavy rain, storms, high winds: Timeline

The Tri-State is under a slight risk for severe storms from the Storm Prediction Center.

First Alert Weather Day: Rain, storms expected Thursday

Rain and thunderstorms are expected Thursday.

Individual tax deadline extended in Ohio

People will have about an extra month with the extension.

  Fundraiser event planned for Warren Co. girl battling extremely rare medical condition

A large fundraiser for Paisley Chatterton is planned at Roscoe’s Pizza this Sunday, March 28.

  Community rallying around 8-year-old girl battling rare neurological condition

“She’s a strong little girl. She’s been super positive."

  How much longer will we be wearing masks? Experts weigh in

While states like Texas and Mississippi have lifted their mask mandates, leaders here in Hamilton County say we cannot become too relaxed just yet.

Lebanon bomb threat suspect dies after crash in Montgomery County

After a warrant was issued, Lebanon's police chief says they learned that the suspect had been critically injured following a crash.

Arrest warrant issued in bomb threat at Lebanon City Building

The building at 50 S. Broadway Street was evacuated on March 2.

  Warm weather gives Warren County’s Ice World unique twist

The drive-thru ice sculpture event kicks off Thursday with new sculptures each night!

Rain expected during Wednesday evening commute

Rain will begin in parts of the Tri-State just in time for the commute home.

Kings Island to hold virtual job fair, hire 4K-plus

Candidates can register online at visitkingsisland.com/hiringday

  WATCH: Police chase through Warren County ends in fiery crash

The driver was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

  Two slain boys honored as search for their bodies continues

Dozens gathered at Goldman Park to remember 6-year-old James Hutchinson and 3-year-old Nylo Lattimore.

  Search for James Hutchinson continues Sunday, memorial fund launched

They say the purpose of the fund is to provide monetary support for James’s two siblings who will receive 100% of the donations.

Woman facing assault charge after stabbing 3-year-old boy, court says

The three-year-old boy was walking with his sibling to the bus stop when the incident happened.

Warren County chase ends in crash, 2 hospitalized

The driver is in the hospital with serious injuries, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol.

  3-year-old boy stabbed by neighbor in Warren County, sheriff’s office says

A 3-year-old was injured after being stabbed by a neighbor in Warren County on Thursday, according to the sheriff’s office.

Two hospitalized in I-75 Middletown crash

All lanes were blocked overnight while state troopers investigated

  Mother shows little remorse after confessing to killing son, police chief says

Police say they will be working with trained searchers in an attempt to recover James’s body.

Highest gas prices of 2021 could come in March, AAA says

Locally, gas prices in Cincinnati are more expensive than the national average, according to AAA.

Police: Middletown boy killed, put in river, mother charged

Police say they will be working with trained searchers in an attempt to recover James’s body.

  Don’t miss a beat: Band director works to help students through pandemic

Band is one of the many school activities that was impacted by COVID-19.

  Fans to return to GABP: Gov. DeWine announces attendance policy for Reds

Opening Day for the Reds is April 1 against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Flags to be lowered in honor of 500K Americans lost to COVID-19

All three governors in the Tri-State have directed flags to be lowered.

  Fan capacity for Reds, other teams this spring discussed by Gov. DeWine

An official announcement on fan capacity is expected later this week, Gov. DeWine said.

Warren Co. man sentenced for superimposing child’s face onto adult pornography

Kenneth Laseur, 36, pleaded guilty in Aug. 2020 to possessing obscene visual representations of the sexual abuse of children.

More than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio

To date, 16,693 people have died from COVID-19 in Ohio.

  Step Closer to Normal: Mason City School staff vaccinated

More than 1,000 teachers and staff received their first of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday.

  ‘Don’t declare victory too early:’ Ohio doctor stresses importance to prevent COVID spread

Ohio's COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue.

Kings Island announces opening dates for 2021 season

Park officials say they will officially their gates to the general public on Saturday, May 15.

  All lanes of I-71 South reopened after crash at Jeremiah Morrow Bridge

Tow trucks are there now, however, OSP says it will be closed for a while.

  Clearing snow from the side of your house could save your life

While you have been clearing your driveway of snow all week, you may want to consider using the shovel along the side of your home.

  Man who fired at deputy charged with attempted murder, sheriff’s office says

He is in critical condition after he allegedly shot at the deputy who returned fire

  Ohio COVID-19 vaccine shipments delayed due to snowy, icy weather

Vaccine shipments coming directly from Pfizer and Moderna to providers will be delayed by one to two days, according to the governor.

PHOTOS: Snowfall returns to the Tri-State

Send in those photos of how you're enjoying the snow.

  Snowfall totals varying across Tri-State

Snowfall varied across the Tri-State.

  Announcing his presence: Blanchester student make PA announcer debut

The sophomore student is often referred to as the “assistant AD.”

  Sleds, shovels put to use as Tri-State blanketed by snowfall

Some areas saw five inches, while others saw up to 10″.

  Ohio still weeks away from making vaccine available to next group, Gov. DeWine says

Currently, Ohio residents ages 65 and older can get the vaccine.

  Preparing your vehicle for frigid temps, snow

AAA has some recommendations to help if you have to travel in the cold weather.