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One shot, killed near Covington bridge

A man was shot and killed near the 15th Street Bridge in Covington on Thursday evening. Covington Police responded to the first block (0-100) of West 15th at just before 9 p.m. after receiving a report of two shots fired. Officers found a male on the scene, lying on the...
COVINGTON, KY
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Driver fleeing Villa Hills police falls 35 feet

VILLA HILLS, Ky (WXIX) - Villa Hills police say a man who caused a crash Wednesday night ran from the scene and fell 35 feet over a wall behind a shopping mall. Police say Nicholas Seissiger, 24, of Cincinnati, was driving westbound on Buttermilk Pike around 9:40 p.m. when he tried to make a right turn onto Grandview Drive.
VILLA HILLS, KY
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Police: Man fatally shot on 15th Street Bridge in Covington

COVINGTON, Ky. — Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Covington Thursday. According to police, around 8:55 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of the 15th Street Bridge in the 0-100 block of 15th street for reported shots fired and an individual on down on the bridge. Upon...
COVINGTON, KY
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CINCINNATI, OH
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NKY town could soon vote to restrict where people can smoke

DAYTON, Ky. (WXIX) - The Dayton City Council is set to vote on an ordinance in September that would ban people from smoking in public places. That ordinance is receiving mixed feedback. The Rose Room is one of Dayton’s oldest establishments. The owner of the business, Patricia Flynn, said a...
DAYTON, KY
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Edgewood rejects city building gun ordinance

Edgewood City Council rejected a proposed ordinance prohibiting concealed weapons in the city building. The move would not have barred guns from the city property; instead, it would have required that those carrying guns on site make it visible. A recent incident involving the displaying of a gun by a...
EDGEWOOD, KY
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Police plan traffic blitz to combat aggressive driving

Drivers may want to be mindful of their highway habits along Interstate 75 as local law enforcement prepare a traffic blitz to cut down on road rage incidents and traffic fatalities. On Sunday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., law enforcement agencies from Kenton County will be monitoring...
KENTON COUNTY, KY
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Kenton County Public Works to host fall cleanup

Kenton County Public Works is hosting its annual Fall Clean-Up on Friday, September 30, and Saturday, October 1, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its facility located at 420 Independence Station Road, Independence. The clean-up is an opportunity for residents to dispose of unwanted trash, debris, bulky household items,...
KENTON COUNTY, KY
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Kenton County EMA director receives Pioneer Award

Director of Kenton County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Steve Hensley was recognized as a 2022 Pioneer Award winner at a recent Kenton County Fiscal Court meeting for his contributions to the community. The Pioneer Award is given to residents of Kenton County who provide service to the community and...
KENTON COUNTY, KY
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A crash on the interstate in Fort Thomas is causing delays

FORT THOMAS, Ky. — A crash on eastbound I-275 in Fort Thomas is causing delays, Thursday afternoon. Click the video player above to watch other afternoon headlines from WLWT News 5. The incident was reported by traffic cameras near the Ohio/Kentucky state line. Delays are expected to exceed 20...
FORT THOMAS, KY
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Bond raised for both men charged in Over-the-Rhine mass shooting

CINCINNATI — Two men charged in a shooting that left nine people injured in Over-the-Rhine had their bonds raised during a court hearing Thursday. The suspects face decades in prison if convicted on all charges. New charges and new details were revealed in court. It turns out one of...
CINCINNATI, OH
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