Armed robbery prompts large police response to Hollywood Casino in LawrenceburgWCPO 9 Cincinnati8 HOURS AGO
Charges dismissed against Northern Kentucky pain doctor accused of overprescribing opioidsWLWT 51 DAY AGO
Crash with injuries reported on Dixie Highway in Walton
WALTON, Ky. — A crash with injuries was reported on Dixie Highway in Walton. Police and fire responders have been called to the scene. Click the video player above to watch other headlines from WLWT News 5. This story was curated by Hearst's WLWT Alert Desk. Sharing brings us...
‘We are a broken family.’ Independence police mourn officer & worker killed in shooting
Two Independence police officers and a process server were shot, two of them fatally, in a shooting in the northeast part of the city, a police spokesman said.
KY Wilder's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around wilder.
Charges dismissed against Northern Kentucky pain doctor accused of overprescribing opioids
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. — Federal prosecutors said they will not retry the case against a Northern Kentucky pain doctor accused of overprescribing opioids in Crestview Hills. Dr. Kendall Hansen was accused of prescribing oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as fentanyl, to patients who didn't need it. Almost five years...
Police: 2 injured and taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash in Florence
FLORENCE, Ky. — Police responded to a three-vehicle crash on US-42 and Harvey Quast Drive in Florence on Saturday. Police say a person was trapped inside one of the vehicles, which was on its side. Two individuals have been taken to a hospital, one went to University of Cincinnati...
Bobby Mackey's announces opening date for new Florence location
FLORENCE, Ky. (WKRC) - A 45-year-old nightclub and Tri-State staple is opening up again at a brand new location. Bobby Mackey's moved from Wilder to Florence, Kentucky. Its music, bull rides, and ghost tours made the business a Northern Kentucky institution. Feb. 24 was its last night in Wilder. The...
🚧 Cleanup Efforts Underway on Brent Spence Bridge, Northern Kentucky
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Northern Kentucky. In a recent update at 12:01 a.m., Kenton County maintenance crews have been dispatched to the Brent Spence Bridge to assist with clearing debris. These efforts are crucial in reopening the northbound lanes to traffic. The maintenance team is working diligently to ensure that the roadway is safe for drivers. Local commuters are advised to seek alternate routes if possible until the lanes are confirmed to be open again.
Eric Deters relaunches Freedom Fest in 2024
Repeat political candidate and local shock jock Eric Deters is giving Freedom Fest another go in 2024. Deters announced on Facebook this week that this year’s event will be held Sept. 13-15 on his farm on Madison Pike in Morning View. It will be the third year for the event after last year’s Freedom Fest was canceled amid changes in travel plans for then-featured guest, former President Donald Trump.
Structure fire reported on Raintree Road in Florence
FLORENCE, Ky. — Structure fire reported on Raintree Road in Florence. Crews are responding to the scene. Click the video player above to watch other afternoon headlines from WLWT News 5. This story was curated by Hearst's WLWT Alert Desk. Sharing brings us closer together. If this story happened...
California-based Niagara Bottling considers $114 million investment in Walton
Niagara Bottling, a California-based water bottle company, could invest $114 million to construct a new manufacturing facility in Walton. On Thursday, officials from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved a $1.3 million incentive package for the company to open a manufacturing operation in Boone County. As of now, there is yet to be a specific address in Walton designated for the facility.
Noticing more coyotes in the Greater Cincinnati area? Here's why
Coyote sightings (or hearings) are on the rise across Ohio, including in the Greater Cincinnati area. There are not more of them, they're just more active this time of year, according to officials with the Ohio Division of Wildlife. It's coyote mating season across Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Video above:...
Structure fire reported on Frederica Drive near Dry Ridge
DRY RIDGE, Ky. — Structure fire reported on Frederica Drive near Dry Ridge. Click the video player above to watch other afternoon headlines from WLWT News 5. This story was curated by Hearst's WLWT Alert Desk. Sharing brings us closer together. If this story happened near you, share this...
Rollover crash closes NB I-75 before I-71 in Walton
WALTON, Ky. (WXIX) - Northbound Interstate 75 is shut down before the I-71 merge in Northern Kentucky due to a crash, according to Kenton County dispatch. An SUV rolled several times shortly before 6:30 a.m. Thursday, injuring as many as three people according to reports to dispatch. Kenton County police...
Taking a look back at deadly tornadoes 12 years ago
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - March 2, 2012, and the days that followed are unforgettable for many of the people living in the Tri-State. A large thunderstorm complex raced through parts of six states and more than 500 miles. In our region alone, 12 tornadoes touched down according to the National Weather...
What’s plogging, and how is it helping beautify NKY?
Join fellow volunteers on Saturday, March 2, at two locations for the “Keep Kentucky Beautiful’s Plogging Across the Bluegrass” event. Keep Kentucky Beautiful is a collaboration of organizations and people across the state who are experts and passionate about beautification, sustainability and litter prevention. Plogging is a combination of the Swedish words “plocka upp” (pick up) and the English word “jogging.”
Discovering Florence: The Top 3 Seafood Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Florence. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Family of Madelynn Troutt marks grim anniversary with memorial
Troutt was a senior at Butler High School. She loved cheerleading, was a friend to every person she came in contact with, and planned to study nursing at Bellarmine after graduation.
Here are the Northern Kentucky high school tennis players to watch this spring
The Kentucky high school tennis season is set to start Monday, March 4, with both girls and boys in action. After several key players graduated in 2023, there is a lot of room in Northern Kentucky for new players to step up and returning players to shine brighter. Here's a...
St. Elizabeth dedicates 'Butterfly Suite' for grieving parents
KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WKRC) - A local mom who started a foundation after the loss of a child now has a suite dedicated to parents who need to grieve at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood. She hopes it will become a model for other hospitals across the country. For years,...
Who do I contact for road repairs in Campbell County?
Do you know if your road is a state, county or city-maintained roadway?. As the region enters pothole season, it’s important to know who to contact for street repairs. The Campbell County Road Department assumes responsibility for Campbell County maintained roads and right of way for snow/ice removal in the winter, drainage, trimming trees along the roadside, installing signs, paving and patching. You can view a list of county-maintained on the county website.