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Planned Parenthood Sues Ohio Over Defunding

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Planned Parenthood on May 11 filed a lawsuit over an Ohio state law that stands to strip the organization of its federal funding to provide services like HIV and cancer screenings, domestic violence education and sex education for kids in the foster care and judicial system.
  

Council Approves Alternate ID Cards

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Cincinnati City Council passed a resolution May 11 recognizing coming alternate photo ID cards supplied by a group of social service organizations for the homeless, undocumented immigrants, those recently returning from incarceration and others who face challenges getting standard state IDs.
  

Kasich Out of GOP Primary, Leaving Trump Presumptive Nominee

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2016
After U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz departed the GOP presidential primary following Donald Trump’s big win May 3 in Indiana, Ohio Gov. John Kasich was, for a moment, Trump’s sole challenger in one of the strangest primaries in memory.
  

Poll: Many Ohioans Want Kasich Out of Presidential Race

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential bid is no longer popular with voters in his home state — especially those in his own party, a recent poll suggests.  

Boehner Back in Spotlight with Cruz Comments and Obama Cameo

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Retirement isn’t all red wine, tanning beds and rounds of golf for former house speaker John Boehner.
  

Task Force Suggests Sexual-Assault Prevention Efforts

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
A task force created by City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld outlined ways the city and other concerned parties can better support survivors and educate the community about sexual assault during an April 19 news conference.  

Deters, Driehaus Square off in Commission Race Fundraising

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Contenders in the upcoming Hamilton County Commissioners race — Democrat State Rep. Denise Driehaus and Republican incumbent Dennis Deters — just released their post-primary fundraising totals.
  

Working Group Presents Crime Recommendations

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
A group working to craft recommendations for a long-term strategy for reducing violent crime in the city presented its findings to City Council’s Human Services, Youth and Arts Committee April 18.  

Report: Former UCPD Chief ‘Untruthful’

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2016
A report by consulting company Exiger released by University of Cincinnati April 14 suggests former UCPD Chief Jason Goodrich pushed for more traffic stops around UC and that he and UCPD Major Timothy Thornton were later “untruthful” about their knowledge of those stops.   

Ohio House Approves Public School Religious Freedom Bill

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Ohio House passed a bill April 13 extending students’ abilities to express themselves religiously in public schools.
  

No Streetcar Budget Just Yet

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Just six months before the streetcar is scheduled to start gliding passengers around downtown and Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati City Council almost passed the transit project’s first-year operating budget April 13.  

Documents: Owners Bought Dennison to Block Housing

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The owners of downtown’s Dennison building bought it in 2013 at least in part because of concerns about a proposed plan to turn it into affordable housing, documents filed with Cincinnati’s Historic Conservation Board show.  

UCPD Outlines More Reforms After DuBose Shooting

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The University of Cincinnati is working on big changes to its police department, but still has plenty of work ahead of it, a UCPD official said at a conference on police reform April 11.
  

City Council Poised to Pass Streetcar Operating Budget

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
After months of fighting, Cincinnati City Council looks likely to pass an operating budget for the city’s streetcar. The transit project could start taking riders as soon as Sept. 1 under the budget, which passed Council’s Budget and Finance Committee April 11.
  

UC Students’ 'CityBeat' Story Wins National Investigative Reporting Award

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
One of the nation’s premier journalism organizations on April 7 awarded 12 University of Cincinnati students its top prize for student investigative reporting among large universities.