Nurses at Department of Veterans Affairs
hospitals across the country, including one from Cincinnati’s facility,
are suing the federal government, alleging the VA coerced them into
working unpaid overtime monitoring an electronic health system.
For the past year, Reginald Stroud has
lived in a tucked away dead-end street in Northside. The building
he lived in at 1123-1125 Walnut St. also housed both his convenience
store and karate studio, which he says put him at the center of a
tight-knit community of longtime OTR residents.
Covington Independent School District is
standing behind Kenton County Sheriff’s Deputy and School Resource
Officer Kevin Sumner after footage from last fall recently emerged
showing Sumner handcuffing an 8-year-old boy to a chair.
Charles McClinon was in a tough spot in
2013 when he lost his health coverage. The 52-year-old Cincinnati
native, who has epilepsy, had returned to school in Chicago when the
medication he took for his seizures started affecting his short-term
ResponsibleOhio, the $20-million campaign
to legalize marijuana, learned on July 20 that its petition fell nearly
30,000 signatures short of putting a proposed constitutional amendment
on the ballot Nov. 3.
Juan Alvarez was one of 10 undocumented
workers from Guatemala recruited by Jorge Padrilla, an undocumented
Mexican, to do the framing and drywall work for an addition at the Ohio
Theta House fraternity on Joselin Street in Clifton Heights last July.
The city of Cincinnati on July 10
released documents showing what it would have offered Police Chief
Jeffrey Blackwell had he left the department last May after discussions
with City Manager Harry Black.
When the eyes of the nation turn to the
All-Star Game in Cincinnati this week, viewers will likely see a
pristine version of the city. What they won’t see are hundreds of vacant
houses blighting nearby neighborhoods — a haunting reminder the
foreclosure crisis is still thriving in Cincinnati.