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Cincinnati's police chief calls the spike in gun violence in the city during the past two weeks "alarming."

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U.S. Attorney Ben Glassman will announce the arrest of a Cincinnati Police Captain Friday on yet-to-be disclosed federal charges. A news conference is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

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The Cincinnati Police Department is recommending City Council approve officer recruit classes in the next two budgets to maintain sworn staffing levels.  

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Cincinnati Council's Law and Public Safety Committee held a public hearing Monday to get input on the two sites that are still in the running to be the permanent home for the Cincinnati Police Department's District 5 headquarters.

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Cincinnati Council's Budget and Finance Committee Monday approved an agreement that would sell a city-owned parking lot to FC Cincinnati for its stadium project in the West End.

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Cincinnati officials and FC Cincinnati have reached an agreement to sell a city-owned parking lot behind Police District 1 that the team needs to build its new stadium in the West End.

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The full Cincinnati Council approved an ordinance Wednesday directing the city manager to set up implicit and explicit bias training.  

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A recruiting crisis is shaking police departments across the country. It's getting tougher to bring on new recruits and the ranks are sliming as officers reach retirement age and others leave after less than a year on the force.

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Cincinnati City Council approved a request Wednesday to fire blank shotgun shells inside Music Hall for acoustical testing.

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Jay Hanselman is WVXU's city hall reporter. He—probably much like you—often wondered why it takes so long to re-open an interstate or major roadway following a serious traffic accident. So he decided to find out. Here is what he uncovered. 

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Kyle Plush's family say they're still searching for answers to questions about Cincinnati's response to the incident where the 16-year-old died after getting trapped in his minivan at the Seven Hills School.

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Cincinnati City Council likely won't decide until early next year where the police department's new District 5 headquarters will be built.  

There are two sites still in the running: 3300 Central Parkway in Clifton and 5837 Hamilton Avenue in College Hill.  

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

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The Cincinnati Police Department is launching a series of community forums Thursday evening in an effort to recruit new officers.  

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Two sites are still in the running to be the permanent home for the Cincinnati Police Department's District 5 headquarters.


The Cincinnati Police Department released initial results after two weeks of a traffic safety blitz in several city neighborhoods. The goal of the program was to target aggressive driving and speeding.


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The Tasing and settlement in the case of an 11-year-old girl after an August shoplifting incident is shining new light on juvenile policing practices in Cincinnati. Gerhardstein & Branch, the law firm representing Donesha Gowdy's family, says Cincinnati Police Tased more than 100 minors in the last five years.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley gives his state of the city address. A judge orders the city of Cincinnati and five members of city council to produce what has been described as "embarrassing" text messages in a case that alleges the council members broke the state's open meeting statute.

How To Recognize And Prevent Elder Fraud

Oct 24, 2018
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According to the U. S. Department of Justice, scams targeting senior citizens are increasing dramatically, with an estimated $3 billion stolen from seniors each year. Phishing schemes to obtain personal information such as bank account or credit card numbers, callers claiming to be IRS or Medicare agents and representatives from fake charities looking for donations are just three of the most common scams directed at seniors.

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Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac asks city council to hire more officers. The first public poll in the Congressional race between Steve Chabot and Aftab Pureval shows Chabot with the lead. A backlog at the state crime lab in Kentucky delays thousands of cases pending DNA testing. Local organizations and developers commit to bringing black-owned businesses to Over-the-Rhine. And a veteran Cincinnati television reporter looks back at a 45-year broadcast news career.