• gun violence Aug 16

    Police: at Least 18 Shot, With 4 Dead, Across Cincinnati

    Police in Cincinnati said at least 18 people were shot and four killed as gunfire erupted in several places around the city overnight

  • UConn Mar 10

    No. 5 UConn Beats Cincy 87-53, Finishes Perfect Run in AAC

    UConn may no longer dominate all of college basketball, but they will end their tenure in the American Athletic Conference as the undisputed champions. Megan Walker scored 26 points and Christyn Williams added 22 to lead No 5 Connecticut over Cincinnati 87-53 in the conference tournament title game on Monday night, finishing off a perfect run for the Huskies over…

  • UConn Feb 27

    Walker Scores 25 as No. 6 UConn Women Beat Cincinnati 105-58

    Three players scored at least 20 points, one of them breaking out of a deep slump. UConn put up 100 points for the first time this season. All along, the sixth-ranked Huskies have envisioned themselves doing it more often. Megan Walker scored 25 points, freshman Anna Makurat added 20, and UConn dominated a match-up of the American Athletic Conference’s top…

  • NBC Feb 25

    Cincinnati Zoo's Baby Hippo Fiona to Be Subject of Children's Book

    A popular baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo will now be featured in a book about her life that will be targeted toward children. NBC affiliate WLWT reports zoo director Thane Maynard is writing about the experience of hand-raising the hippo, who was born 6 weeks premature and is the smallest known newborn hippo to survive.

  • Iraq Feb 20

    Sit. Study. Fetch a Bachelor's Degree in Dog Training

    Luna the springer spaniel is learning to sniff out a troublesome golf course fungus in return for a tennis ball while helping her handler fetch a new breed of bachelor’s degree. The four-year program in “canine training and management” officially launches this fall at the State University of New York at Cobleskill amid a surge in demand for specially trained...

  • UConn Feb 10

    Bouknight Leads UConn to Overtime Upset of Cincinnati

    UConn coach Dan Hurley said his team desperately needed to win a close game. Freshman James Bouknight scored 23 points, including two key free throws in overtime, and Connecticut got that win Sunday, upsetting Cincinnati 72-71 in the American Athletic Conference. The victory came after nine single-digit losses this season, six of those since Jan. 1 and three in overtime…

  • Cincinnati Dec 4, 2019

    The Who Plans 1st Cincinnati Area Concert Since '79 Tragedy

    The rock band The Who announced Tuesday night it will play its first Cincinnati area concert since 11 fans died 40 years ago in a pre-show stampede. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band will play April 23 at Northern Kentucky University’s BB&T Arena, across the Ohio River 7 miles south of the Dec. 3, 1979, concert site, where…

  • Donald Trump Nov 27, 2019

    On the Thanksgiving Menu: Turkey, With a Side of Impeachment

    Some people heading to Thanksgiving gatherings predict it’s not just the turkey that will get roasted. Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment. Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting up heated holiday debates in households with a taste for politics. Bryan Wright, of Cincinnati, said “impeachment will definitely come up”...

  • Instagram Nov 23, 2019

    Former Hollywood Exec Pleads in $22M Embezzlement

    A former executive at a Hollywood digital marketing company has pleaded guilty to federal charges for embezzling $22 million from his employer. Prosecutors say Dennis Blieden of Cincinnati used the money for personal expenses, including $150,000 buy-ins to enter two professional poker tournaments.

  • Connecticut Nov 10, 2019

    UConn Loses to Cincinnati 48-3

    Desmond Ridder threw for a pair of touchdowns and Michael Warren II ran for two more during a dominant opening half, and No. 17 Cincinnati remained the only unbeaten team in American Athletic play by routing Connecticut 48-3 on Saturday.

  • Donald Trump Nov 7, 2019

    In Kentucky, Republican Candidate Seeks Governor Vote Recanvass After Apparent Defeat

    Republican Gov. Matt Bevin asked Wednesday for a recanvass of Kentucky election results that showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear, who discounted the challenge and began preparing to take office. Beshear, the state’s attorney general, said he’s confident in the election outcome, saying any review would show he won the hard-fought campaign....
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  • Indiana Nov 2, 2019

    UConn Loses to Navy 56-10

    Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 165 yards and another score Friday night in leading the Midshipmen to a 56-10 rout of UConn.

  • Connecticut Sep 29, 2019

    UConn Falls to UCF 56-21

    Dillon Gabriel threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 22 UCF rebound from its first regular-season loss in nearly three years with a 56-21 rout of Connecticut to begin American Athletic Conference play Saturday night.

  • Donald Trump Sep 14, 2019

    Trump to Have Dinner With Otto Warmbier's Parents

    President Donald Trump planned to have dinner Saturday with the parents of an American college student who died in 2017 shortly after being freed from captivity in North Korea. An administration official said Trump was to host the parents of Otto Warmbier, who was convicted of trying to steal a propaganda poster while in the North Korea capital and spent...

  • Associated Press Sep 6, 2019

    Survivors' Advice for Others Touched by Shootings: Seek Help

    It haunts him. The face, its expression blank. No sign of anger, no flicker of excitement or worry. A numbness. The right arm is extended toward him, lining up a target for the gun in hand.

  • CEO Sep 3, 2019

    Niche Home-Sharing Sites Roll Out Welcome Mat for Minorities

    Every few months, social media lights up with a story or viral video about discrimination in home-sharing: A host kicks out a black guest or cancels a gay couple’s booking or doesn’t respond to a Muslim woman’s inquiry. The dominant brands — Airbnb, Booking.com and VRBO — work quickly to contain the damage. They may ban the host, find new...

  • NBC Aug 9, 2019

    Ohio Family Using DNA Kit Learns Dad and Daughter Not Related, Sues Fertility Clinic

    An Ohio family using a home DNA test found that their 25-year-old daughter is not related to her father, according to a lawsuit they filed against a hospital and two fertility practices. Joe Cartellone said his family made the discovery earlier this year after buying an Ancestry DNA kit to learn more about their Italian heritage, says the family’s lawsuit...

  • Donald Trump Aug 7, 2019

    Trump's America: Where Politics Dictate Definition of Racism

    It was the last morning of the workweek, and Scott Bremner, a popular talk-radio host here, found himself — again — in the role of accidental referee on the issue of race. And again, the discussion was inspired by racial provocations from President Donald Trump. For one caller, critics of Trump had things upside-down.

  • JUDGE Aug 2, 2019

    Data Shows Flood of Opioids Across US, Many of Them Generics

    The maker of OxyContin has been cast as the chief villain in the nation’s opioid crisis. But newly released government figures suggest Purdue Pharma had plenty of help in flooding the U.S. with billions of pills even as overdose deaths were accelerating. Records kept by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration show that 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills — the...

  • New Jersey Jun 21, 2019

    Storms Bring Tornadoes, Floods, Power Outages Across the US

    Storms were blamed for two deaths and left hundreds of thousands of people without power across the southern United States, forecasters said. Fallen trees ripped down power lines and crashed into buildings along a line from Texas to Alabama overnight and into Thursday morning, the national Storm Prediction Center reported. Similar damage continued later in the day in parts of...

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