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Foundation Floats Special Tax District Proposal to Fund Streetcar

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
As city leaders look to find ways to plug a $4 million annual funding gap for the operation of Cincinnati’s streetcar, a major backer of the transit project has proposed a way to raise a good deal of the needed money.   

Judge Strikes Down Ohio’s Law Banning Campaign Lies

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
A Cincinnati federal judge struck down an Ohio election law that bans lies in political campaigns by candidates or independent organizations.    

Family of John Crawford III Asks DOJ to Investigate Shooting

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The family of John Crawford III have asked the Justice Department for a federal investigation into the 22-year-old Fairfield man’s police shooting death in a Beavercreek Walmart Aug. 5.
  

Federal Judge Blocks Measures to Cut Ohio Early Voting

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 9, 2014
"Golden week,” the five-day period in which Ohio residents can simultaneously register and vote, will be restored under a ruling a federal judge made Sept. 4.
  

Developer Looks to Reshape Area Around Findlay Market

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 9, 2014
One of Cincinnati’s biggest developers has plans to remake an entire block of Race Street near Findlay Market in Over-the-Rhine.
  

City to Provide Transgender-Friendly Medical Benefits

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The City of Cincinnati’s employee insurance will cover medically necessary transgender procedures beginning next year, city officials say.  The effort was led by City Councilman Chris Seel  

Former Kroger CEO: Executive Pay "Ludicrous"

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 3, 2014
In a moment of candor during an interview panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June, former CEO of Kroger Co. David Dillon called his nearly $13 million 2013 pay package “extreme” and “ludicrous."
  

Sharonville Clinic will not Appeal Court Ruling, Must Stop Providing Surgical Abortions

Women's Med Center in Sharonville will stay open to provide other services

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Women’s Med Center, one of Greater Cincinnati’s two abortion providers, announced it will cease providing abortions after an Aug. 18 court ruling.  The clinic will remain open to provide other services, however.
  

Duke Energy Spills Thousands of Gallons of Oil into Ohio River

City water supply safe, Cincinnati Water Works says

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Thousands of gallons of diesel fuel from a Duke Energy plant leaked into the Ohio River during the night of Aug. 18 during an oil transfer at a Duke plant in New Richmond, Ohio.
  

Cranley’s City Manager Pick Heads for a Full Council Vote

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Cranley's pick for city manager has been involved in political dustups in some of his past jobs, but has more than 25 years of public service experience and reams of positive recommendations. He’s pledged to take an analytic rather than political approach to big issues.

  

Prostitution Barricades Come Down, Fight Continues

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The city has removed anti-prostitution barricades erected in May along McMicken Avenue in Over-the-Rhine and Fairview, but the fight over the tactic continues. The barriers, taken down on July31 as originally planned, were placed in the area as a test to see if such measures would limit the incidence of prostitution, a big issue in the area. 
  

Greenpeace Activists Refuse Plea Deal, Face Prison

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Eight of the nine Greenpeace activists charged with hanging a giant banner from the Procter & Gamble building downtown in March showed no interest in a plea deal with prosecutors July 21, a lawyer for the group said. Without a plea deal, the eight risk a maximum sentence of eight years in prison on felony burglary and vandalism charges.
  

Holder: Obama Administration Will File in Ohio Early Voting Suit

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department plans to join a lawsuit against the state of Ohio seeking to restore early voting in the state.
  

Local Rally Supports Palestinian Civilians in Embattled Gaza

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
About 500 people rallied downtown July 20 to show support for Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, where more than 400 civilians have been killed over the past few weeks in clashes between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas.
  

Northside Community Council OKs Needle Exchange Program

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Northside Community Council voted July 21 to create a needle exchange program in the neighborhood. The effort, run by the Cincinnati Exchange Program, will start sometime in August and operate from a van one day a week for three hours at a time. Planned Parenthood will also participate, providing testing services for diseases like HIV and hepatitis.