Prosecutor: NKY man sentenced to prison for assault of woman that led to standoff
KENTON COUNTY, Ky. — A man has been sentenced after being found guilty of kidnapping and assaulting a woman in an incident that led to an hours-long standoff in Northern Kentucky. According to Kenton County Prosecutor Rob Sanders, the investigation began in February 2023 when a woman went to...
Kenton County Sheriff warns residents about ongoing phone scam
KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WKRC) - The Kenton County Sheriff's Office is warning about an ongoing scam targeting residents. The sheriff's office says scammers are calling people and using the name "Justin Bradley." They claim to be from the Civil Service Department, and may also send texts that include a number...
Butler girls basketball continues impressive postseason run, advances to 6th Region semis
Butler girls basketball is one step closer to capturing its first regional title since 2017. The 14th-ranked Bearettes extended their impressive postseason run with a 74-38 victory over Mercy at home in the first round of the Sixth Region tournament. Butler has beaten each of its three opponents this postseason...
Archives: In February 1979 the Ohio River flooded, impacting city of New Richmond
CINCINNATI — In February of 1979, the most practical way to get around the city of New Richmond was by boat. Historic flooding of the Ohio River put almost 36 square blocks underwater, turning part of the downtown area into a ghost town.
Crash with injuries reported on Madison Pike in Independence
KENTON COUNTY, Ky. — Crash with injuries reported on Madison Pike in Independence. Crews are responding 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 closer together. If this story...
Kenton County, KY High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - March 4
There is high school basketball action in Kenton County, Kentucky today, and info on how to stream these matchups is available below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Kenton County, Kentucky High School Girls Basketball...
Kentucky AG's office: 2 convicted in Medicaid fraud, adult abuse case
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Two Robertson County individuals were convicted Monday for Medicaid fraud and abuse and neglect of a vulnerable adult. A news release from the Office of Attorney General Russell Coleman said John Moyer, 50, and Rebecca Moyer, 51, were sentenced by the Robertson Circuit Court for charges related to their son, a Medicaid waiver recipient.
Kentucky Boys High School Basketball: How to Stream the Harrison County High School vs. Pendleton County High School Game - March 1
Harrison County High School plays at Pendleton County High School on Friday, March 1 at 7:00 PM ET, in District 38 action. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Harrison County vs. Pendleton Co. Game Information.
Greater Cincinnati veteran creates specialized shoes to help runners, first responders
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A local veteran took the lessons he learned from his time as a marine and turned it into a sneaker to help others who serve. After his time with the United States Marine Corp, Alan Parvis took up running in his free time. Then, he founded "Go...
‘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.
'Threat to democracy': Crimes against mail system pile up in Greater Cincinnati
A 19-year-old Colerain Township man pleaded guilty to robbery Friday. In Ohio, that offense usually carries a maximum sentence of eight years in prison, but Lamarion Gray faces up to 25 years in prison. That's because Gray pleaded guilty to robbing a mail carrier, a crime that has exploded across the country...
Couple weds in gas station’s disco bathroom
A Kentucky couple made history with the first known disco bathroom wedding at Hop Shops in Verona on Valentines Day, February 14. Footage released by Hop Shops shows the wedding of Logen Abney and Tiana Ailstock at the chain’s Verona disco bathroom. The couple were joined by friends and family for a ceremony that featured […]
Two lanes blocked on the Brent Spence Bridge in Covington
COVINGTON, Ky. — According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the left two lanes of the Brent Spence Bridge in Covington are blocked. This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.
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.