Friday, August 1 2014 5:34 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:34:07 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as four Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:33:44 GMT
Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...Full Story >
A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:15:08 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...Full Story >
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large parts of the...Full Story >
Find out what's on tap this weekend around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and make a plan.
The Reds open a series against the Tampa Bay Rays at Great American Ball Park this weekend. Fans will enjoy Fireworks Friday, the first 20,000 fans will receive a Reds fleece blanket on Saturday and a magnetic schedule and car magnet will be given on Sunday.
Details: 7:10 p.m. Friday, 1:10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets start at $5 plus taxes and fees. Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. cincinnati.reds.mlb.com.
The Cyclones play the Wheeling Nailers of West Virginia at U.S. Bank Arena this weekend. A game ticket, commemorative glass, sampling of five beers and selection of three appetizers are included in Pucks 'N' Pints night on Friday. Saturday is Fan Appreciation Night.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets start at $13. U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway, Downtown. www.cycloneshockey.com.
Spring Break at The Banks
A special 'spring break' deal that includes the Reds game against the Rays at 1:10 p.m., discounted appetizers at Holy Grail and a 7:10 p.m. Cyclones game at U.S. Bank arena.
Grab some leg warmers and go back to the days of metal bands and big hair. Pre-function room, river room and the pavilion at Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati reserved to dance the night away to songs performed by The Rusty Griswolds. Drink specials from 8-10 p.m. Presented by FF&E, all proceeds benefit the Spirit of Cincinnatus and charities they represent.
Walk among thousands of butterflies at Krohn Conservatory's annual butterfly show. "Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica" features exotic butterflies not only in the main showroom, but throughout the entire Krohn Conservatory. The exhibit includes waterfalls, colorful parrot fish and sculptures celebrating the life, culture and country of Costa Rica.
Details: Opens Saturday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through June 22. $7 for adults, $4 for children, and ages four and under are free. Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Dr., Walnut Hills. www.cincinnatiparks.com.
Macy's Arts Sampler
Enjoy the arts that brighten the Queen City with free theater, music, dance, crafts, museum tours and more across the Tri-State area. The annual event begins its third weekend, sponsored by Macy's and ArtsWave. Participants can download the free Macy's Art Sampler 2014 app, featuring an interactive calendar of events and tools to organize all the fun. Follow on social media with #Sampler2014.
Direct from Broadway, the hit musical 'American Idiot' tells the story of three lifelong friends forced to choose between their dreams and the "safe life" in suburbia. The musical is based on Green Day's multi-platinum album with songs like "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," "21 Guns," "Wake Me Up When September Ends" and "Holiday."
Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday. Tickets start at $38.50. Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. www.cincinnatiarts.org.
Murder on the Boardwalk
A roaring twenties murder mystery to benefit the non-profit MamLuft&Co. Dance, which works to bring dance to more people and overcome barriers to art through performance, education and outreach. Cash bar and dancing lessons offered. Hors d'oeuvres, one drink token and raffle ticket included in cost. Costumes not required but will be admired.
Details: 5:45 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. $40 after March 28. Below Zero Lounge, 1122 Walnut St., Downtown. www.MLCo.org.
Asian Culture Fest
The 10th annual Asian Culture Fest highlights the rich histories, arts and traditions of China, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and Nepal. Event offers demonstrations, storytelling, dance performances, workshops, displays and an Asian marketplace with merchandise.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Free in the Rotunda. Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. www.cincymuseum.org.
Art & Poetry
A day of cool, funky art and thought-provoking poetry at Findlay Market. There will be a poetry slam contest, with first place winning $250. Several artists and crafters will fill up the market area. Local craft beers and cocktails served.
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.