Wednesday, September 12 2012 4:43 AM EDT2012-09-12 08:43:36 GMT
A pedestrian has been struck by a Metro Bus in Bond Hill on Tuesday night. Authorities say the victim has died from their injuries. The crash happened just after 9 p.m. on Oakdale Avenue near CaliforniaFull Story >
A pedestrian has been struck by a Metro bus in Bond Hill on Tuesday night.Full Story >
Wednesday, September 5 2012 6:04 PM EDT2012-09-05 22:04:53 GMT
A bicyclist who had just participated in a ghost ride was struck by a drunk driver, according to Newport Police. The ghost ride was held Tuesday night in honor of Andrew Gast, who was struck and killedFull Story >
A bicyclist who had just participated in a ghost ride was taken the hospital after being struck by a drunk driver, according to Newport Police.Full Story >
A House committee taking Congress' latest look at the Internal Revenue Service's mistreatment of tea party groups will apparently have to do so without input from the star witness.Full Story >
The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency's targeting of conservative groups has told Congress she did nothing wrong and has invoked her constitutional right to not answer...Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:21 AM EDT2013-05-22 14:21:28 GMT
ORLANDO, FL (RNN) – A man with possible ties to a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was shot and killed after the FBI interviewed him early Wednesday. The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a manFull Story >
The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a man in custody while conducting "official duties," spokesman Dave Couvertier told NBC News. In a WESH interview, a friend identified the deceased as Ibragim Todashev, 27.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:18 AM EDT2013-05-22 14:18:20 GMT
Motorcycle riders from throughout the tri-state area will depart for Washington D.C. today for a Memorial Day weekend rally honoring military prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action. Nearly oneFull Story >
Motorcycle riders from throughout the tri-state area will depart for Washington, D.C. on Wednesday for a Memorial Day weekend rally honoring military prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action. Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:16 AM EDT2013-05-22 14:16:01 GMT
A driver was taken to the hospital after a crash Wednesday morning in the West End. It happened around 9 a.m. at the intersection of Central Avenue and Liberty. Witnesses say the driver of a car ranFull Story >
A driver was taken to the hospital after a crash Wednesday morning in the West End.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:34 AM EDT2013-05-22 13:34:51 GMT
A La Salle High School student who attempted suicide in a classroom last month has left the hospital to begin rehab. The student's family has released the following statement through University of CincinnatiFull Story >
A La Salle High School student who attempted suicide in a classroom last month has left the hospital to begin rehab.Full Story >
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Cincinnati Police are continuing to investigate a fatal accident between a Metro bus and a 59-year-old bicyclist.
Ronald Richardson was riding his bike when he was hit by the bus on Oakdale Avenue in Bond Hill on Tuesday night. Police are waiting on a bus inspection, toxicology report and accident reconstruction before deciding whether to bring charges. Police say eight passengers on the bus are all okay.
In the last three years, the City of Cincinnati has tripled on-street bicycle infrastructure which includes markings reminding drivers to share the road and bike lanes. However, cyclists say there is still a long road ahead.
Outside his OTR store, manager Matthew Baker argues the roads are fairly safe for bikers.
"I think downtown is one of the safest areas for cyclists because of that low speed, lots of traffic lights and there's so many cyclists downtown," he said.
But he says if you venture out of the area, you run into risks.
"It's really outskirts where the speed limits higher, there's longer distances between traffic lights is where it is a lot more dangerous," he said.
Sometimes it is the drivers causing problems. "I hate when they always pull right out into the intersection," said commuter bicyclist Nathan Kunce.
Sometimes the cyclists are to blame. "I see a lot of cyclists ride like total jerks, running red lights, running stop signs," acknowledged Baker.
The City is doing what it can to help everyone out. "We're definitely an up and coming city in terms of bike infrastructure and bike culture," said Sr. Planner Melissa McVay.
"Nationwide research shows that people in general and women in particular feel safer if they have a designated lane to ride their bike in," said McVay.
McVay says prior to 2009 the City had only five miles of bike lanes and "sharrows" which are arrows with a bicycle decal reminding drivers to share the road. Since 2009 an additional 10.5 miles of bike lanes and sharrows have been built. There are six new sets of bike lanes slated for installation this fall including Langdon Farm Rd, Ludlow Ave, Madison Rd, Mitchell Ave, Red Bank Rd, and Spring Grove Ave.
"We definitely have a lot of work to do to make our streets more bicycle-friendly, but we are moving faster and faster in the right direction," McVay said. "And to be clear, making our streets safer isn't just about infrastructure. People should feel safe riding bicycles in the street whether a bike lane is present or not – and that means more education."
McVay says the city's bicycle commuter numbers are on the upswing. With more riders on the road, however, bicyclists argue it is no surprise more accidents are making the headlines.
"Hopefully the number of cars will start going down and things will become a little friendlier and people will realize there's a lot more bikes out there than there used to be," said Baker.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:16 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:16:10 GMT
A big clean up is underway at Amelia High School following a prank. Several trees were toilet papered and the sign in front of the school was also changed. No word on any suspects in the prankFull Story >
No word on any suspects in the prank or if the school system plans to punish those responsible.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:09:30 GMT
A Warren County government office is evacuated after a suspicious powder is found. The Health and Human Services Center building on East Street in Lebanon was evacuated just after 11:00 on Monday. PoliceFull Story >
Police say that HAZMAT crews and the FBI were called to investigate the powder. The FBI has since left. Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:06 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:06:35 GMT
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County. The Warren County chase started near Little Miami High School around 11:30 Tuesday night whenFull Story >
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:42 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:42:17 GMT
A mother who missed her college graduation in order to attend her daughter's dance recital received a surprise ceremony on Monday. Kara Perkins agreed to go along when one of her friends said she neededFull Story >
A mother who missed her college graduation in order to attend her daughter's dance recital received a surprise ceremony on Monday.Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:41:37 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >
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