Pike County Murders Solved, While Plush Family Still Waits: The Week's Top Stories

Nov 16, 2018

Two and a half years after eight people were killed in Pike County, Ohio, arrests are made in the brutal deaths.

Independent reviews in the death of Kyle Plush last April find no wrongdoing in the response by police officers, but cite problems with how the city's 911 center handled the 16-year-old's calls for help.

A City of Cincinnati audit of police overtime touched-off months of political turmoil and resulted in the firing of an assistant police chief and forced resignation of a city manager. Now the city says it has gone missing.

And Amazon announces plans to open a new air gateway and package sorting operation at Wilmington Air Park in Wilmington, Ohio.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss this week's top stories are Minnesota Public Radio Digital Managing Editor Chris Graves (@chrisgraves), who has been reporting on the Rhoden Family murders for The Cincinnati Enquirer since the story started to unfold; Enquirer investigative reporter James Pilcher (@jamespilcher); Enquirer breaking news reporter Sarah Brookbank (@sarahbrookbank); and WVXU reporters Ann Thompson (@annthompsonwvxu), Tana Weingartner (@TanaWeingartner) and Jay Hanselman (@JayHanselman).