Fifth Third Shooting Remembered, Music Venue Showdown And Ohio's Vaping Investigation

Sep 6, 2019

Friday marks one year since the deadly mass shooting outside the Fifth Third Bank tower at Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. Three people died, more were wounded, and the city responded – first with fear over the uncertainty of what happened, and then with resolve, to be strong, and to help the victims and their families. Shortly after the first shots were fired, local media rushed to the scene to get a handle on what was happening. Local reporters who were on site during the early stages of the investigation will join us to tell the story from their perspective of covering a tragedy in the city they serve.

Meanwhile, a public meeting between the mayor, members of city council, and the representatives of a local concrete business turned somewhat rowdy this week. Now, the proposed music venue at Cincinnati’s Banks may result in more difficult conversations between the city and the county. We’ll recap what happened, and look ahead to what’s next.

The Cincinnati Enquirer continued its probe into sex trafficking in Portsmouth, Ohio. The second installment of the in-depth investigation was released this week. The team behind the story will join us.

And vaping may not be as safe an alternative to smoking as some previously believed. Now local health officials want to spread the message of the possible danger.

Joining Cincinnati Edition with the Cincinnati Enquirer are City Government Reporter Sharon Coolidge (@SharonCoolidge); Health Reporter Anne Saker (@apsaker); Breaking News Reporter Cameron Knight (@ckpj99); Investigative Reporter James Pilcher (@jamespilcher); Photographer Liz Dufour (@ldufour); and WVXU Reporters Tana Weingartner (@TanaWeingartner) and Bill Rinehart (@BillGRinehart).

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