A retired Cincinnati police captain will be among the speakers Thursday at a local event about legalizing the medicinal use of marijuana in Ohio. Howard Rahtz, who retired from the Cincinnati Police Department in 2007, will speak at a forum organized by the Ohio Medical Cannabis Association (OMCA). The group is trying to collect enough signatures to get an amendment to O...
Some people believe in a feel-good theory that’s known as “Americanexceptionalism.”
It holds that the United States is unique among nations in its regard
for liberty and egalitarianism, and is destined for great things due to
the defining characteristics of its hard-working, freedom-loving people.
In response to a rash of shootings in
Cincinnati’s Avondale neighborhood, a state lawmaker has proposed
tougher penalties for anyone who discharges a firearm while committing a
criminal offense that results in the injury or death of a child. State Sen. Eric Kearney (D-North
Avondale) has introduced a bill that, if passed, would add an additional
10-year prison term to an existing sentence for any person who
discharges a firearm while committing an offense.
Workplace safety inspectors have cited six companies for violations in connection with the Jan. 27 accident at the construction site of the Horseshoe Casino. More than a dozen workers were injured in the mishap. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) imposed more than $108,000 in fines on the comp...
Buyer beware! Cincinnati police are investigating reports of several hundred counterfeit tickets to Thursday's Opening Day game. The Cincinnati Reds say the tickets were sold on the streets in the lead up to the game versus the Marlins. At least 47 of the bogus tickets were collected when people tried to use them a...
National media are reporting about how West Chester’s favorite son is avoiding taking a stand on whether women should be admitted into the Augusta National Golf Club.
As poll after poll shows the Republican Party lagging in support among female voters, various GOP politicians have spoken in favor of admitting women into the club, seeing it as an easy way to restore some goodwill with wo...
Duke Energy lost its appeal Thursday that sought to get more money from its customers to reimburse the firm for damages it sustained to equipment in the September 2008 windstorm. The Ohio Supreme Court upheld an earlier ruling by the Public Utiliti...