came out as transgender during high school, her mother asked that she
leave her house and neighborhood in Northern Kentucky. That rejection
started a long, harrowing journey through sex trafficking and addiction.
John Crawford, Jr., the father of a
22-year-old killed by Beavercreek Police in a Walmart in August, told a
statewide task force visiting Cincinnati March 8 that he is still
struggling with his son’s death and that he believes some police
officers “just want to shoot.”
After high-profile dog attacks over the
past year, Cincinnati City Council is poised to pass a new law aimed at
encouraging responsible pet ownership without restricting breeds like
pit bulls that have been the targets of past breed-specific ordinances.
The family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old
boy shot by the Cleveland Police Department in November, is up in arms
after the City of Cleveland last week said in a court filing that the
unarmed boy was responsible for his own death.
Picture an epic trip on a dedicated bike
trail from downtown Cincinnati to the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland.
Or, if you’re less ambitious, visualize a Saturday jaunt from Milford to
downtown. Both are surprisingly close to reality.