Sunday, January 13 2013 9:00 AM EST2013-01-13 14:00:36 GMT
A suspect who is believed to be involved in a double shooting is in custody after a chase Friday afternoon. The shooting occurred just after 1 p.m. in the 2500 block of Victory Parkway. Police have closedFull Story >
Omar Jackson, 29, was taken into custody after a fatal double-shooting in Walnut Hills and police chase on Friday afternoon. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:02:49 GMT
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger? Take a look around Butler County. It's no secret the area is growing and developing.Full Story >
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger?Full Story >
As the family of
shooting victim Christopher Williams laid the young man to rest Friday,
community leaders highlighted ongoing efforts to improve the Walnut Hills area
to bring long-term positive change.
"Right now I'm angry but
we need to come together," said Shequita Lail, aunt of the victim.
"It takes a village,"
echoed her sister Marquita Barron. "We used to all do that, and that's what we
are going to do now."
The family of
Christopher Williams who was shot and killed on Park Avenue last week vowed to
join the fight against gun violence.
"Christopher did not die
in vain," Barron said. "We're not going to let that happen. We are five sisters
"We're ready to put an
end to this," Lail emphasized.
Outside of the funeral
Friday stood a group of men who are already warriors in the ongoing effort to
"We need to do it
collectively from all aspects of the community," CIRV team leader Aaron Pullins
CIRV, or the Cincinnati
Initiative to Reduce Violence, helps de-escalate tense situations like the one
following Friday's shooting. The ultimate goal, however, is prevention.
"Young men need jobs,
education. They need resources to assist them in terms of changing," Pullins
As Walnut Hills Area
Council President, Clarence Taylor is looking to bring change in a different
"I'm looking at all
those units you see with the windows out, people living in them," Clarence
Taylor said pointing to a block of historic buildings on McMillan in Walnut
Taylor is a part on a
larger effort that includes the Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation that is
looking to revitalize the business district.
Raised in Walnut Hills,
Taylor says he is invested for the long-haul.
"What Walnut Hills is
doing is we're recapturing what every good community should be doing," Taylor
said. "By doing that we're keeping a clean place, we're trying to keep it safe
and by keeping it safe we want to get buildings safe as well."
With money already set
aside to renovate six historic buildings, he sees revitalization as a ray of
hope for people living in the community.
"Hopefully when these
businesses get developed they can work in these businesses, they might be able
to work in the development of it."
While some might see the
neighborhood through the lens of the latest headline, Taylor sees a bigger
"You don't want that to
occur, you don't want the perception to re-occur because we've gone through
this and it's gotten so much better," he said.
"People can't be
observing anymore, they've got to participate," encouraged Barron.
stabilization work on the historic buildings will begin this spring.
According to the latest
crime statistics, violent crime actually went down last year in District 4 over
the previous year.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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