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Grand Jury Declines to Indict Beavercreek Officers in Crawford Shooting

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
An Ohio grand jury on Sept. 24 declined to issue an indictment in the killing of John Crawford III, who was shot in a Beavercreek Walmart by police Aug. 5.
  

UC to Combat Spread of Hepatitis C Among Drug Users

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A University of Cincinnati professor is combating the spread of hepatitis C among young adults in Southern Ohio who inject heroin with a $900,000, three-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  

Change of Heart

Conservative former justice officials seek to reform Ohio’s death penalty

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Terry Collins, former director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitations and Corrections, says he’s deeply conservative and strongly believes in the rule of law — and also wants to see the death penalty banned in Ohio.  

City Council Passes Ordinances to Fight Sex Trafficking

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Cincinnati City Council on Sept. 17 unanimously passed two ordinances to fight Cincinnati’s growing sex trafficking problem.
  

3CDC to Offer New OTR Units, Revise 15th and Race Plan

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Demand for property in Over-the-Rhine is growing quickly, and the neighborhood’s biggest developer is ramping up its renovations to keep up.
  

Council Backs Tighter Regulations on Factory Farm Antibiotics

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
City Council sent a message to Congress Sept. 17 when it passed a resolution calling for a nationwide ban on the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in livestock production.  

Historic Crossroads

A major highway project and powerful development interests look to reshape three long-neglected uptown neighborhoods

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Recent discussions about an ongoing $100 million highway project at the intersection of Avondale, Corryville and Walnut Hills have raised questions about ways development might help address the neighborhoods' recent struggles — and whether it will at all.
  

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.    

Last Stand at The Banks

The only minority-owned business in Cincinnati’s prized riverfront development is on its way out

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The long, often difficult saga of the only black-owned business at The Banks appears to be coming to an end. Mahogany’s owner Liz Rogers announced Sept. 9 that the upscale Southern restaurant will move from the city’s prized riverfront development.  

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."