Cincinnati Among Top Cities for Growth in Bicycle Commuting

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Recent American Community Survey data released by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that bicycle commuting continues to rise in America. Cincinnati has been one of the cities leading the way in that growth, it turns out.   

Southwestern Ohio on Verge of Losing Last Abortion Providers

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Ohio Department of Health officials on Sept. 25 denied licenses to perform abortions for the last two remaining clinics in southwestern Ohio. Both clinics were in danger of closing at the end of the month, but a federal judge on Sept. 28 ruled they must be allowed to stay open until appeals to the ODH’s decision are heard.  

Weed-Legalization Ballot Language Faces Tough Scrutiny

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 23, 2015
It usually takes a graduate-level comparative literature class to parse a text as much as the state’s 6,600-word marijuana-legalization ballot initiative has been scrutinized in the past few weeks.   

Census: 1.7 million Ohioans Live in Poverty

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Almost 16 percent of Ohioans lived in poverty last year, according to newly released data from the 2014 American Community Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.   

Safer Spaces

Diverse coalition announces first-of-its-kind effort to end sexual- and gender-based violence on college campuses

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Thirty-one years ago, Susan Bruggeman was just two months into her freshman year at the University of Cincinnati when she was raped at a Halloween party by a date her friend set her up with. The incident quickly became public after she reported it to the school, beginning a series of events that left her feeling humiliated.   

Report: DuBose Shooting 'Entirely Preventable'

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
An internal review released Sept. 11 by the University of Cincinnati found that the July 19 shooting death of unarmed black motorist Samuel DuBose by UC police officer Ray Tensing was “entirely preventable” and resulted from tactical mistakes made by Tensing.  

Staying in Character

Northside community members tap help from the feds hoping to keep the neighborhood affordable and accessible

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
On a sunny day in late August, a group from the Northside Community Council gave four representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, in from Washington, D.C. and the federal agency’s Region 5 office in Chicago, a winding tour of the neighborhood.   

The Once and Future King

In an effort to boost Evanston, community leaders race to preserve its famous musical legacy

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Long before he was a Grammy-winning musician and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bootsy Collins was a kid in Cincinnati looking to break into the music business. That quest led him to the door of then-bustling King Records in Evanston.   

City Report, FOP Vote Could Mean Decisive Week for Embattled Police Chief

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
With Cincinnati’s Fraternal Order of Police set to cast a vote of no confidence regarding Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell next week, a debate has sprung up about the chief’s future and his performance.  

Planned Parenthood Sues Ohio over Abortion Restrictions

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio filed a federal lawsuit Sept. 1 against the state of Ohio, charging that “hostile policies” passed by the state in the last few years greatly restrict women’s access to abortions.