CRIME & SAFETY
Hamilton County deputy dies, sheriff says
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Hamilton County Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey announced Saturday that a deputy has died. McGuffey says Deputy Marcus Zeigler had been with the sheriff’s office for nine months and was enrolled at the Great Oaks Peace Officer Academy. “He was always happy and helpful; proud to be a...
41 people were indicted in Butler and Warren counties
May 27—Grand juries, which meet in secret, review criminal charges brought by police and prosecutors and investigate possible criminal behavior. The proceedings are usually one-sided because the accused is not present and witnesses are not cross-examined. A grand jury may issue an indictment if it finds probable cause that...
Cincinnati man dies after being ejected from motorcycle, hit by Tesla on SR-133
A man was killed after his motorcycle crashed and ejected him across a Clermont County highway Sunday morning.
CPD: 1 person shot in South Fairmount
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Cincinnati Police and the Cincinnati Fire Department responded to a shooting in South Fairmount Sunday night. District Three police dispatch said that the shooting occurred in the 2300 block of Quebec Road shortly after 10:00 p.m. One person was transported to UC Medical Center, police said. According...
Coroner identifies 29-year-old man shot, killed in Over-the-Rhine
The man killed in a shooting early Thursday morning in Over-the-Rhine has been identified as 29-year-old Johntel Cooper, of West End, according to the Hamilton County Coroner's Office. Cincinnati police responded just before 4:30 a.m. to the 1600 block of Hamer Street where they discovered Cooper suffering from a gunshot...
OSP: Man dies after thrown from motorcycle, hit by car in Clermont County
A motorcyclist died in Clermont County after he was thrown from his bike and hit by a car early Sunday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. In a news release, troopers said Charles Bishop, 29, of Cincinnati, was going southbound on Ohio 133 when his Harley Davidson went off the left side of the road and overturned. It was at milepost 17 in Williamsburg Township.
Chapel Desecration: Ohio Woman Defecated On Church Altar, Police Say
An Ohio woman was arrested after she allegedly defecated on a church altar and then used the runner on the altar to clean up, RadarOnline.com has learned.On May 13, Laura Miniard, 26, entered the chapel at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati and reportedly defecated on the altar, as Front Page Detectives reported.Miniard then reportedly used the cloth runner on the altar to wipe herself, officials said.Court documents state Miniard smeared her feces on the altar table using a picture she found inside the chapel.More on : Theranos Fraudster Elizabeth Holmes to Join RHOSLC Star Jen Shah at 'Club Fed': A Look Inside the Luxury Minimum Security Prison Daniel Penny: Victim's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit, 'Your Action Resulted in the Death of Jordan Neely'Subpoenas and Warrants Issued in Stephen Smith Investigation, South Carolina AG Gives 'Full Briefing' On Murder CaseOfficials did not explain why Miniard allegedly desecrated the altar inside the chapel.Miniard was arrested and booked into the Hamilton County jail on May 15, officials said.She was charged with felony desecration and her bond was set at $2,500.Miniard is scheduled to appear in court again on May 25, authorities said.
Woman tries to whip up explanation for CO2 containers in car
She claimed at first to be a chemist. Cocke County Sheriff Lt. Joshua Boyce observed a vehicle while patrolling WB I-40 on May 23 between mile markers and 435 and 432 that was acting erratically. In his incident report he states the car, driven by Annette Kuntz, 61, of Cincinnati, Ohio, abruptly changed lanes into the slow lane cutting off a semi, hitting the brakes and closing the distance between...
Previously convicted Cincinnati felon sentenced to more than 5 years in prison for possessing firearm
Markeith Ford, 32, of Cincinnati, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 66 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm. As a previously convicted felon, Ford is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition. According to court documents, on March 4, 2022, plain clothes officers from the Crime Gun Information...
Family living a ‘nightmare’ after landscapper killed in ‘broad daylight’
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - The family of a landscaper killed Tuesday in Corryville says the days since his death have been a “nightmare.”. Nicholas Kernan was working when he was shot in the head during an attempted robbery, according to the police report and his employer, Uptown Rental Properties. “Nicholas...
Cincinnati customs officers intercept four shipments containing deadly drugs
The shipments were from Colombia, the Dominican Republic, and the United Kingdom, and were heading to residential addresses in California, New York, Michigan, and the United Kingdom.
Man arrested on murder charges in connection to shooting at motel
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Police made an arrest in a murder at a local motel. Demarco Smith was arrested Wednesday in connection with a fatal shooting of a 34-year-old man. The victim was found at the Budget Host Inn on Central Parkway on May 15 and was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries.
Police investigate after shooting victim walks into hospital
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Cincinnati police say they are investigating after a shooting victim walked into a hospital overnight. The 34-year-old man drove himself to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center around 1:30 a.m. Thursday. He had gunshot wounds to his buttocks, according to police. Officers confirmed the shooting occurred on...
Mother outraged over possible plea deal for son’s accused killer
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A Westside mother is voicing her frustration with a possible plea that would mean her son’s accused killer wouldn’t be spending life in prison. Tanika Shields says Hamilton County prosecutors have a possible plea agreement with Deaundre Manning. In August 2021, Manning was arrested for...
Man found guilty in South Cumminsville fatal shooting
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A man accused of killing a 29-year-old back in April 2020 was found guilty Thursday by a Hamilton County jury. Prosecutors say, Dylan Hurt, 27, and his accomplice were involved in two separate drive-by shootings that resulted in two people being injured and the death of David Norwood.
'We definitely don't feel safe around here': Corryville on high alert after shooting of landscaper
CINCINNATI — An entire community is on edge as police search for a murder suspect who gunned down a landscaper in Corryville Tuesday. Nicholas Kernan, 43, was a landscaper for Uptown Properties. He was shot to death on the job outside of an apartment complex on Bellevue Avenue. His...
Dayton man killed in motorcycle crash on Ohio highway
A Dayton man was killed in a crash on a Clermont County highway Saturday afternoon.
Judge sets $1M bond for Clifton murder suspect
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge set a $1 million bond on Thursday for a man who is accused of a fatal shooting in Clifton. Demarco Smith, 35, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly shooting a 34-year-old man outside a Clifton hotel on May 16, according to the Cincinnati Police Department.
'It can happen to anyone.' Agonized family of worker shot, killed on job asks why
The family of Nicholas Kernan is desperately searching for answers to what seemed like random violence: his midday shooting death. Earlier this week, Kernan was fatally shot in Corryville while on the job for Uptown Rental Properties. "As a family, we used to watch crime shows on TV, but never...
OSHP: 29-year-old dead after crash involving a motorcycle in Clermont County
29-year-old motorcyclist from Cincinnati was killed in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 133 in Williamsburg Township
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