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Police chase ends in crash, closes I-75 in NKY
FORT WRIGHT, Ky. (WKRC) - A police chase ended in a crash Friday. It happened around 12:50 a.m. on I-71-75 in Fort Wright, Kentucky, near Kyles Lane. It is unclear if anyone was injured in the crash. Both the southbound and northbound lanes had been closed due to police activity,...
NKY mansion sells at auction for millions less than asking price
After more than two years on the market, a French Chateau-inspired estate in Edgewood has been sold at auction for less than half the original asking price. The estate at 3313 Turkeyfoot Road was sold on Oct. 14 for $3.8 million, according to Kenton County property records. Located near Summit...
Police warn marijuana users it’s still illegal in Kentucky
CINCINNATI (WKRC) – At midnight Thursday, it became legal to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana in Ohio for recreational use. But recreational marijuana remains illegal across the river in Kentucky, except for medical use. “When they come over here, they may feel comfortable and forget they’ve crossed...
CPD: 1 dead, 2 hospitalized after head-on collision at Clay Wade Bailey Bridge
Video of the scene shows a car lifted onto the barrier next to the southbound lane. Crews appear to be working to get the car down.
Crash blocking traffic reported on US-42 in Union
UNION, Ky. — Crash blocking traffic reported on US-42 in Union. 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 closer together. If this story happened near you, share this article with friends...
Boone County residents raise concerns over apartment complex plan
A developer’s plan for an apartment complex is being met with resistance by some Boone County residents. The project calls for Continental Properties to build 312 multi-family units on 20 acres along Paddock Drive between Richwood Road and Stirrup Lane, and Frogtown Connector Road. “We would like to be...
Let's Talk About the Real Dining Experience at Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
During my recent visit to Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, I was pleasantly surprised by the consistency of their food. Whether it's lunch or dinner, the quality control is top-notch. I've ordered the same meal at different times and it's always tasted and looked the same. The service is great too, never had to ask for a refill. Even their take-out service is commendable, with the portions being just as generous as they would be in the restaurant, and the food is well packaged.
8th grader rolls perfect game while competing in high school bowling match
EDGEWOOD, Ky. (Gray News) - A middle school student in Kentucky reportedly bowled a perfect game. According to Dixie Heights High School Athletics, eighth grader Alyssa completed the feat while recently bowling in a competitive match. WLWT reports the 13-year-old has been moved up in competition and proved why with...
NKY woman allegedly attacked by former pro wrestler has message for violence survivors
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WXIX) - A Northern Kentucky woman who says she was attacked by a former pro wrestler is coming forward to talk about the challenges other victims face. Jamie Hawn says she thought she was in love and never expected things to turn violent. “He approached me and began...
Coroner IDs 22-year-old man killed in Winton Road crash
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - We now know the name of a 22-year-old man killed in a crash that closed Winton Road for nearly four hours Wednesday morning. Eric Chapman of College Hill died at the scene of the crash, reported near Dutch Colony Drive shortly after 6:40 a.m., according to the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office.
Meet the 13-year-old bowler who rolled a 12-strike perfect 300 in NKY
Alyssa Bechtol, a 13-year-old eighth-grader at Turkey Foot Middle School who’s on the Dixie Heights team, rolled a 12-strike perfect 300 – the first in Colonels history – in a Nov. 30 match.
Where Unassuming Exteriors Hide Tantalizing Delights: Unveiling Local Hangouts in Cincinnati
Where Unassuming Exteriors Hide Tantalizing Delights: Unveiling Local Hangouts in Cincinnati. Welcome to Cincinnati, Ohio, where unassuming exteriors often hide tantalizing delights. In this article, we will unveil three local hangouts in Cincinnati that have captured the hearts and taste buds of both locals and visitors. These hidden gems are more than meets the eye and offer a unique dining experience.
NKU Police warn students of spike in on-campus car break-ins
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — Northern Kentucky University Police have reported five vehicle break-ins over the last month. Amidst the rise in theft, campus police remind students to lock their vehicles and be aware of the situation. Furthermore, Campbell County has seen an increase in vehicle break-ins, according to officials.
DHL Workers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Go on Strike Amid Contract Negotiations
• Over 1,100 DHL workers at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport are on strike following failed contract negotiations. The workers, who voted to unionize in April, are demanding better wages and improved safety conditions.
Discover the Top 3 Irish Pubs in Cincinnati: A Gastronomic Journey
This article presents three noteworthy Irish restaurants located in Cincinnati. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd appreciate it if you could share your experiences in the comments section below.
Be Concerned — The People’s Pantry serves less fortunate with food, necessities — and toys for kids
The name says it all – Be Concerned – The People’s Pantry. The timing isn’t too shabby, either. This is the time of year for family and friends – and not forgetting the less fortunate.
Cincinnati Proposes New Laws to Curb Gun Violence by Targeting Firearm Theft
• Cincinnati city leaders are proposing two new ordinances aimed at reducing gun violence by targeting firearm theft. • The first proposed law would require immediate and mandatory reporting when a gun is lost or stolen, with failure to report resulting in a fourth-degree misdemeanor charge and a $750 fine.
Structure fire reported on Adams Court in Lakeside Park
LAKESIDE PARK, Ky. — Structure fire reported on Adams Court in Lakeside Park. 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...
City takes step toward two-way traffic on residential areas of Scott, Greenup
COVINGTON, Ky. — If streets had resumes, the current "Objective" section for Scott Boulevard and Greenup Street in downtown Covington would — much to City leaders' chagrin — read like this: "Help drivers get to and from Cincinnati as quickly as possible." The two-lane streets — both...
Accused serial rapist Brian Karr indicted for 3rd time after another alleged victim comes forward
HAMILTON COUNTY, Ohio — An accused serial rapist is facing more charges after being indicted again today after another potential victim has come forward. In the most recent filing, Brian Karr, 33, of Blue Ash, is facing indictments for one count of rape (F1) and two counts of gross sexual imposition (F3). Karr now faces new charges in this third case for one count of rape (F1) and one count of sexual battery (F3).