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 2021-03-01 00:17 

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St. Vincent de Paul opening new food pantry in Kentucky...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - St. Vincent de Paul is opening a new food pantry Monday in Campbell County. It's located on Alexandria Pike in Cold Spring, Ky. It will be open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. A thrift store is set to open at the site in April....

 2021-03-01 00:02 

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Arts organizations to hold blood drive at Cincinnati Music Hall...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Some local arts organizations are teaming up for a blood drive at Music Hall. It'll happen Monday from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. in the ballroom. This will allow plenty of space for social distancing. If you donate, you'll get a gift...

 2021-02-28 23:54 

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Former Bengals quarterback Ken Anderson holds Autism Rocks fundraiser, with some changes...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Former Bengals quarterback Ken Anderson changed the play for his popular "Autism Rocks" fundraiser. The all-day event, which raises money to help those on the autism spectrum, usually features live music in one venue. On Sunday...

 2021-02-28 19:07 

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Ohio reports 1,268 new COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WKRC) - The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,268 new COVID-19 cases with 82 more hospitalizations and 60 more deaths. The updated numbers bring the cumulative totals to 967,422 coronavirus cases with 50,279 cumulative hospitalizat...

 2021-02-28 18:42 

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Indiana reports 736 more COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana health officials on Sunday confirmed 736 more cases of COVID-19 and 17 additional deaths. The state has logged 661,673 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The COVID-19 death toll is 12,142. Another 431 probably deaths ha...

 2021-02-28 17:06 

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Crash closes I-75 SB near Norwood Lateral...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A crash on I-75 has closed southbound lanes near the Norwood Lateral on Sunday afternoon. It happened around 11:30 a. m. and soon after all lanes at the 7. 9 mile marker were shut down, with traffic diverted on to SR 562. Please use al...

 2021-02-28 16:35 

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Police: 6-year-old boy missing in Middletown...

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WKRC) - Middletown Police are searching for a missing 6-year-old boy named James. He was last seen in the area of Crawford St. James is approximately 3' tall and 42 lbs. He has dark blond/reddish hair and blue eyes. He was last seen ...

 2021-02-28 14:53 

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Firefighters knock down flames sparked by fire pit, save home in Loveland...

LOVELAND, Ohio (WKRC) - Crews responded to a fire and saved a home in Loveland early Sunday morning. A fire pit left burning behind a house spread to the back of the home. Firefighters arrived about 3:30 a. m. on Marbea Drive. Fortunately, crews were able...

 2021-02-28 04:21 

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Taft Museum of Art debuts new exhibit tracing the history of the shoe...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A new exhibit debuted at the Taft Museum of Art celebrating the history of the shoe. The "Walk this Way" exhibit features more than 100 pairs of shoes. It showcases how footwear has changed over the course of history. They tell...

 2021-02-28 03:40 

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Brent Spence Bridge to experience lane closures as maintenance projects starts...

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - Drivers are getting ready for some upcoming delays on the Brent Spence Bridge. Starting Monday night, two of the northbound lanes will be closed. It's part of the first phase of a months-long maintenance project. The ramp from ...

 2021-02-28 03:35 

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Fountain Square ice rink to stay open longer...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Spring is just around the corner, but you there's still time to enjoy the ice rink in Fountain Square. Normally, it closes at the start of February, but that was extended because of the limited capacity during the pandemic. The rin...

 2021-02-28 03:27 

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Local school helps host drive-thru food pantry for families in need...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A local school is making sure families are staying fed during the pandemic. Orion Academy worked with the Freestore Foodbank to host a drive-thru food pantry. Along with a box of food, school leaders were also giving out enrollment inf...

 2021-02-28 03:18 

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Local group collecting clean water to send to people in Texas...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A small group is doing big things to bring more clean water to people in Texas. Heart2Heart Outreach stuffed vans full of cases of water bottles bound for Texas. The state is still recovering from winter storms that damaged the electri...

 2021-02-28 03:01 

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'Titus Tough': Local toddler with rare disease continues to improve...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) A Kentucky family continues to raise awareness for a rare disease that their young son has. Local 12 first shared Titus' story in 2020 while he was recovering from a major surgeryIt's his infectious smile that keeps Thomas and Ch...

 2021-02-28 02:44 

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Memorial held for woman who was killed and her 3-year-old son...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Friends and family gathered near the Purple People Bridge to remember the life of a mother and her young son, who is believed to have been murdered. A balloon release and prayer was held for three-year-old Nylo Lattimore and his mother...

 2021-02-28 00:46 

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5 new additions to Crosstown TipOff Challenge given to minority-owned businesses...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - One man has gone above and beyond in the Crosstown TipOff Challenge, leaving seven total tips of over $1,000 for Xavier University. Each tip was left at minority-owned business. The generous tipper most recently left at $1,018. 31 tip ...

 2021-02-27 23:01 

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Arrest made in connection to Florence man found beaten to death in front yard...

FLORENCE, Ky. (WKRC) - An arrest has been made in connection to a man police found dead in his own front yard on Friday. Police were called around 8:30 a. m. to a house on Bruce Drive in Florence after a report that man was dead in the front yard. The inv...

 2021-02-27 22:24 

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Video taken of man's arrest at Sky Zone in Sharonville...

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (WKRC) - A video has been circulating on social media of a man being arrested at a Sky Zone Trampoline Park on Friday. Police were called to the location at 11745 Commons Drive around 5:50 p. m. for a domestic dispute. There, the officer...

 2021-02-27 19:40 

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Indiana reports nearly 900 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nearly 900 new cases of the coronavirus and 27 additional deaths linked to the virus have been reported in Indiana. The 897 newly diagnosed cases bring the state's total to 660,942 since the start of the pandemic, the Indiana...

 2021-02-27 19:34 

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1,774 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The Ohio Department of Health reports 1,774 cases, 79 hospitalizations, and 54 deaths due to the coronavirus. The update brings the state totals to 966,154 cases and 17,237 deaths. Ohio coronavirus key metrics on Feb. 27, 2021. (Ohio D...

 2021-02-27 16:24 

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After collapse, Mt. Auburn Cable Railway building demolished...

MT. AUBURN, Ohio (WKRC) - A building was demolished in Mt. Auburn on Saturday. The Mt. Auburn Cable Railway building collapsed on Monday due to snow weight. The building was a car barn for the railway company. It powered cable cars that ran from downtown,...

 2021-02-27 12:28 

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Vehicular Homicide suspect in court for November incident...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A local man is set to face a judge on Saturday, accused of causing a crash that killed a man on I-275. 39-year-old Daniel Wilcox of Anderson Township has been charged with Vehicular Manslaughter and Vehicular Homicide from a crash in N...

 2021-02-27 11:48 

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Cincinnati Ballet's New Works Series moves to digital production...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - We all know the performing arts have been quite different this past year given the pandemic. But that's not stopping the Cincinnati Ballet from bringing their talented performances right to you! The Kaplan New Works Series typicall...

 2021-02-27 04:10 

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First one-shot COVID-19 vaccine nearing approval...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Johnson & Johnson's vaccine will soon become the third option to protect against the coronavirus. It will be the first one-shot vaccine and can be stored in regular refrigerators, which will make it easier to distribute. "It ca...

 2021-02-27 03:23 

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UC students petition to have in-person graduation following DeWine announcement...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - University of Cincinnati students are fired up after the governor's latest announcement on Thursday increasing capacity for entertainment and sports events to 25% for indoor and 30% for outdoor. They want the university to bring ba...

 2021-02-27 02:48 

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Arnold's Bar & Grill receives second tip in Crosstown Tipoff -- this time for Xavier...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The tips keep rolling in in the Crosstown Tipoff -- a friendly rivalry between local college fans where restaurant workers are the real winners. On Friday night, the staff at Arnold's Bar & Grill received a $3,000 tip on a $30. 30 ...

 2021-02-27 02:20 

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Nearly $3M in fake jewelry, watches found at CVG...

HEBRON, Ky. (WKRC) - Customs and Border Protection agents at CVG confiscated nearly $3 million in fake jewelry and watches. Cincinnati customs agents say they found the items after seizing two shipments that were found to be counterfeit. One shipment was ...

 2021-02-27 02:07 

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Overdose deaths in Hamilton County down despite pandemic; lifesaving efforts to continue...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Total overdose deaths are down in Hamilton County despite the pandemic. The Hamilton County Addiction Response Coalition released preliminary numbers Friday. They show in 2019 there were 487 overdose deaths. In 2020, that number fell b...

 2021-02-27 01:55 

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Kentucky Senate passes bill to restrict no-knock warrants...

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — A bill that would limit the use of "no-knock" warrants passed the Kentucky Senate unanimously Thursday, the latest effort to reform law enforcement tactics after the death of Breonna Taylor, a woman who was fatally shot ...

 2021-02-27 01:35 

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Historic Over-the-Rhine church's bell tower saved from demolition...

OVER-THE-RHINE, Ohio (WKRC) - The iconic bell tower above Washington Park's First Lutheran Church will stay. The Cincinnati Preservation Society stepped up and found donors to preserve the more than 125-year-old tower in Over-the-Rhine. It had been co...

 2021-02-27 01:19 

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Ohio General Assembly considering banning sale of cough medicine to minors...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKRC) - Young people in Ohio may soon need a prescription to buy over-the-counter cough medicines. The general assembly is considering a law that would ban the sale of products containing dextromethorphan to kids under the age of 18. It...

 2021-02-26 23:21 

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Pediatricians seeing pandemic-related weight gain in children...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - For most of the pandemic, playgrounds have been empty. Children have been stuck inside in a virtual world away from their friends. It turns out that online-only isn't so good for their real-world health. TriHealth pediatrician Dr. ...

 2021-02-26 23:13 

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Kroger glitch allowed Ohio residents to get sign up for vaccine in Ky.; some turned away...

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - At one vaccination site in the Tri-State, dozens of people showed up ready for their dose only to be told to leave. Kroger said an issue with the system allowed Ohioans to schedule their shot across state lines. Jennifer Segbers li...

 2021-02-26 23:02 

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Part of stack from former New Richmond power plant falls into Ohio River after implosion...

NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (WKRC) - Crews Friday imploded the 374-foot stack at the former Beckjord Power Station. A huge portion accidentally crashed into the Ohio river. People who live right down river from Beckjord say the water doesn't look any different...

 2021-02-26 23:00 

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Troubled Convention Center Mall at center of corruption case against City Council members...

DOWNTOWN (WKRC) The three-building complex at the corner of Fifth and Elm Streets originally opened in 1985 and has housed everything from a well-known Chinese restaurant to publishing offices and even a nightclub. Now, it's all but empty, sitting on ...

 2021-02-26 22:48 

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Marijuana-themed restaurant opening on Short Vine...

CINCINNATI (Cincinnati Business Courier) - A laid-back marijuana-themed sandwich restaurant that is perfect for when the munchies strike is opening its first Ohio location near the University of Cincinnati campus. Cheba Hut, which features "toasted su...

 2021-02-26 22:18 

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Marijuana-themed restaurant opening on Short Vine...

CINCINNATI (Cincinnati Business Courier) - A laid-back marijuana-themed sandwich restaurant that is perfect for when the munchies strike is opening its first Ohio location near the University of Cincinnati campus. Cheba Hut, which features "toasted su...

 2021-02-26 21:41 

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Depression, anxiety and loneliness peaking in college students during pandemic...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - University of Cincinnati Bearcats guard David DeJulius announced Thursday he would opt out of the remainder of the basketball season to address mental health issues brought on by the pandemic. He's not alone. A staggering number of...

 2021-02-26 20:21 

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Indiana reports fewer than 1,000 COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths...

INDIANAPOLIS (WKRC) - Indiana added 963 new COVID-19 cases to the state's total which is now 660,071. Thirty-three deaths were reported. There have been 12,531 confirmed and presumed deaths from the virus....

 2021-02-26 20:20 

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Boone Co. Sheriff's Office warns about large-scale scam targeting elderly...

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (WKRC) - The Boone County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about a "large-scale"; scam that they have been made aware of that they say specifically targets the elderly. Scammers randomly call an elderly person or couple ...

 2021-02-26 20:01 

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Ohio reports fewer than 2,000 COVID-19 cases...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKRC) - The Ohio Department of Health added 1,976 COVID-19 cases to the state's total which is now 964,380. Fifty-eight deaths were reported. That brings the total to 17,183 in Ohio. 167 people were hospitalized with 16 admitted to the...

 2021-02-26 19:42 

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Funeral plans for ODNR Officer Jason Lagore...

HIGHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WKRC) - Funeral plans have been set for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer who died during a rescue at a frozen Highland County lake. Officials say Officer Jason Lagore suffered a medical emergency Feb. 23 and died, de...

 2021-02-26 19:23 

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Ohio frontline workers wonder when they'll be eligible for vaccine...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - While Ohioans 65 and older are now eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine, it remains unclear what phases the rest of Ohioans fall in. This has created some frustration for frontline workers like restaurant workers and police offi...

 2021-02-26 18:20 

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Loveland police officer resigns amid sexual assault investigation...

LOVELAND, Ohio (WKRC) - A Loveland police officer resigned Friday following allegations of sexual assault. Local 12 is not naming him because he has not been criminally charged. The city of Loveland asked for the officer's resignation after initially ...

 2021-02-26 16:36 

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Suspect accused of seriously injuring a man in a Middletown bar fight...

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WKRC) - A man is accused of beating a man so badly in a bar fight that the victim had to be flown to the hospital by medical helicopter. Police say Brian Ingram, 51, got into a fight with the victim Thursday night at Billy T's bar on...

 2021-02-26 16:10 

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Lady Gaga's shot dog walker is from Cincinnati, French bulldogs still missing...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. The singer is offering a $500,000 reward. The dog walker was shot once Wednesday night ...

 2021-02-26 15:38 

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Local 12 Investigates: Who's tracking CARES money school spending?...

CINCINNATI (WKRC)- Princeton City Schools, like most districts in the Tri-State, found its largest expenditure during the pandemic was COVID-related cleaning supplies. Leaders decided they also needed to increase funding for mental health services. "T...

 2021-02-26 15:04 

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Man now charged with three rapes in Butler County...

HAMILTON, Ohio (WKRC) - A man is indicted for allegedly raping two women in a year. Taranpreet Singh faces multiple counts of rape, kidnapping and assault. Last week, Hamilton Police said Singh raped two women, one in September of 2019 and one in August o...

 2021-02-26 14:42 

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Judge rules Boone County Schools should resume in-person learning 5 days a week...

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (WKRC) - A judge has ruled that Boone County Schools need to resume in-person learning five days a week. Judge Richard Brueggemann handed down his decision late Thursday that the schools should resume by March 22. Aaron Gillum is the par...

 2021-02-26 14:00 

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Maintenance work to close Brent Spence Bridge lanes and ramps for months...

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Drivers once again may want to consider avoiding the Brent Spence Bridge again beginning on March 1. Routine maintenance to clean and paint the bridge will begin next week. As crews work, two lanes will be closed in each direction. Dur...

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