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  WCPO is reporting that three people have been injured after a building collapsed downtown Cincinnati on Monday afternoon. Get Breaking News & Exclusive Contest in Your Inbox:   According to a statement made by a representative from the first responders, the building is located at the corner of 4th and Race street downtown and was […]


Three children were removed from a Middletown home, and their mother and grandmother were arrested after police said they found the house in deplorable and “unliveable” conditions. Mid-September, a neighbor alerted police to the condition the children were living in and the fact that they were running around the neighborhood naked earlier in the day. […]


A 16-year-old male is fighting for his life after he was shot in Avondale early Tuesday, Cincinnati police said. Officers responded to the 3400 block of Hallwood Place for a report of a shooting and found the victim suffering from a life-threatening injury, police said. The victim was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. […]


An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper will serve no jail time for his role in a crash that killed a 36-year-old Clermont County man earlier this year, a Clermont County judge said Friday. Trooper Jeremy Ault received two years of community control and 80 hours of community service speaking to young drivers. He also was […]


A low-level drug possession should not carry a lifelong stain and be a barrier to employment or loans, a clear Cincinnati Council majority approved a new law to try to remedy that situation. By an 8-1 vote with Republican Amy Murray as the lone dissenter, the council adopted the ordinance which will take effect in […]


Cincinnati City Council is considering expunging criminal cases involving people who were convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana. The issue and a related ordinance were on the agenda at Council’s Law & Public Safety meeting Monday. It unanimously passed in a vote and now will go onto full council. It calls for those convicted of nonviolent […]


Greater Cincinnati residents with a medical marijuana card will be able to purchase legal marijuana at a local dispensary starting today. Verilife, located at 5431 Ridge Road in Columbia Township, has completed all necessary state-sanctioned steps to open and will have a full stock of products, representatives for the dispensary said in a news release. […]


Cincinnati police continue to search for two people who they say are involved in the alleged theft of more than $1 million from Fifth Third Bank. In June, the Hamilton County prosecutor announced the indictments of five people for the theft. Vernon Johnson, 26; DeMarlo Harris, 29; DeShay Melton, 25; Shammon Richard, 21; and Karen Smith, […]

Church News

Cincinnati priest Geoffrey Drew has pleaded not guilty in his initial court appearance in connection with the alleged rape of a boy 30 years ago. A judge set his bond at $5 million. Drew was indicted Monday on nine counts of raping the child at St. Jude School, where he was the music minister at […]


A man has been arrested and charged in the death of a woman in Westwood. At 1:30 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 2700 block of East Tower Drive for a welfare check on Tracy Epperson, 42. She was found dead of “homicidal violence” Cincinnati Police said in a statement. Around 11:15 p.m., Elijah Roberts was arrested […]


Near the end of a festive afternoon commemorating the NFL’s centennial season, the Cincinnati Bengals watched A.J. Green get carted off the field with an injury that left the receiver distraught. “You never want to see that,” quarterback Andy Dalton said. “It’s unfortunate.” One practice into coach Zac Taylor’s inaugural season, the last-place Bengals saw […]