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  • Catholic school to investigate taunting of Native Americans

    01/19/2019 5:27:56 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 41 replies
    NBC ^ | Jan. 19, 2019 | Dennis Romero and Natalie Valdés
    A Catholic archdiocese outside Cincinnati is investigating the actions of some of its high school students during the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington Friday. Some students wearing Make America Great Again hats and clothing surrounded and taunted a Native American troupe as it performed the "American Indian Movement" song about strength and courage. It's not clear which of those young people surrounding the Native Americans are students of Covington Catholic High School in Covington, Kentucky. But the Diocese of Covington criticized any students who participated in the action, which broke out as a group from the school was in Washington...
  • Firing of Several Black Coaches Puts N.F.L. Hiring Under Scrutiny (NYT alert)

    12/31/2018 8:55:08 PM PST · by reaganaut1 · 124 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 31, 2018 | Bill Pennington and Ken Belson
    ... Four black coaches were fired Sunday or Monday, including the Jets’ Todd Bowles, who was let go shortly after his team’s final loss Sunday. The Jets had a 14-34 record in the last three seasons under Bowles. Marvin Lewis, who had been at the helm of the Cincinnati Bengals since 2003, was fired Monday. Though he had resurrected the moribund Bengals and took them to the playoffs multiple times, he never won a playoff game and this season was Cincinnati’s third consecutive one with a losing record. Also fired Monday was Denver Broncos Coach Vance Joseph, who had presided...
  • Court documents: Cincinnati shooter Omar Perez said he was being watched

    09/06/2018 8:09:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | Sept. 6, 2018
    Cincinnati police named Omar Santa-Perez as the man responsible for the deadly shooting in downtown Cincinnati on Thursday morning. A plaintiff named Omar Santa-Perez, whose listed North Bend, Ohio, address in court documents is the same searched by police on Thursday, filed two lawsuits in 2017 and 2018 claiming that large organizations “maintained electronic watch” or made “unwarranted intrusion” onto his personal devices, according to court records.
  • LIVE: Gunman who killed 3 in downtown Cincinnati building identified (Omar Enrique Perez)

    09/06/2018 2:30:58 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 39 replies
    WLWT-TV ^ | 5:23 PM EDT Sep 6, 2018
    Four people – including the gunman --are dead following what police called an active shooter situation in downtown Cincinnati. It happened around 9 a.m. Thursday at Fifth Third Center on Walnut Street, a 30-story building that's home to regional banker Fifth Third Bancorp and other businesses. Police said the gunman, identified by several law enforcement sources as Omar Enrique Perez, 29, entered the building through a loading dock and made his way to the lobby of the office building. Perez shot five people. Three people were killed by the gunman, officials said, and two others were wounded. Perez was confronted...
  • Cincinnati bank shooting: 4 dead, including gunman; suspect was 'actively shooting innocent victims'

    09/06/2018 9:03:48 AM PDT · by deport · 24 replies
    ABC ^ | 9-06-2018 | ABC News 11
    CINCINNATI -- Police say four people are dead, including the gunman, in a downtown Cincinnati bank shooting. Two other victims had gunshot wounds. Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said the gunman was "actively shooting innocent victims" and that it was a "horrific" scene. Police Chief Eliot Isaac said the shooter opened fire early Thursday morning at the loading dock of the Fifth Third Bank building. Isaac said the gunman then entered the bank's lobby. He said 3-4 officers engaged with the suspect. It's unclear if the gunman shot himself or was shot by officers.
  • 'Active shooter': Multiple people shot at Fifth Third Downtown Cincinnati

    09/06/2018 6:42:56 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 48 replies
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    Multiple people have been shot in what dispatch called an "active shooter" situation in Downtown Cincinnati at the Fountain Square Fifth Third location.
  • Ohio Race Turns Ugly: Democrat Congressional candidate reported unknowns Stalking Fiancée

    08/21/2018 10:05:03 AM PDT · by Liz · 25 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 8/18 | Daniel Marans
    Democrat Aftab Pureval, Hamilton County clerk of courts, is challenging Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) in Ohio’s 1st district. Aftab Pureval (half American Indian, half Tibetan), a Democratic House candidate in Ohio, reported to police on Monday the “menacing by stalking” of his fiancée, Whitney Whitis, outside her Cincinnati home. Since Jan. 28, two days before Pureval formally announced his run, “unknown suspects” have been “sitting outside the victim’s house at all hours of the day, attempting to photograph victim, and have come onto the victim’s property banging loudly on the door, yelling at the victim and attempting to photograph through...
  • Democrats are pushing an unlikely source — Jerry Springer — to run for governor in Ohio

    05/30/2017 9:10:53 AM PDT · by DFG · 39 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/30/2017 | Allan Smith and Maxwell Tani
    Influential Ohio Democrats are pushing former Cincinnati mayor and daytime-TV host Jerry Springer to run for Ohio governor in 2018, more than half a dozen Democrats familiar with the race told Business Insider. Many said Springer, who sought the Democratic nomination for governor of Ohio in 1982 and remains active in state politics, could be a good fit for the current political climate.
  • A MUSLIM IMMIGRANT COMMITTED THE WORST ANTI-SEMITIC HATE CRIME OF THE YEAR

    04/09/2018 6:35:59 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 30 replies
    barbwire ^ | 9 April, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    The worst anti-Semitic hate crime of 2018 took place outside a restaurant in Cincinnati, Ohio. Izmir Koch, an Ahiska Turkish migrant who had already been in trouble with the law, allegedly demanded to know if there were any Jews around. A man who been at the restaurant replied that he was Jewish. Izmir punched him in the head, and then kicked him while he lay on the ground. The victim, who wasn’t actually Jewish, suffered bruised ribs and a fractured eye socket. Now a federal grand jury has indicted Izmir for committing a hate crime. The violent assault was the...
  • First Lady Melania Trump visits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

    02/06/2018 6:18:49 AM PST · by simpson96 · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2/5/2018 | Staff
    CINCINNATI, OH (WCMH) — Melania Trump visited a children’s hospital in Cincinnati to hear about the opioid epidemic in Ohio. The first lady was on a rare policy trip with President Donald Trump, flew with him to Ohio on Monday and then went their separate ways. She went to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center where hospital officials briefed her on opioids. She also met with patients. The president went off to Sheffer Corp. in the city of Blue Ash to promote the package of tax cuts he signed into law last year. The company recently gave its 126 workers bonuses...
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: To ease Brent Spence traffic, we need another bridge

    12/22/2017 7:31:55 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    WCPO 9 Cincinnati ^ | December 19, 2017 | Marais Jacon-Duffy
    After exploring other options, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet released study findings Tuesday "confirming the need for a second bridge to carry Interstate 71/75 traffic across the Ohio River." A yearlong study "confirms the need for construction of a new bridge across the Ohio River to improve safety and travel on Interstate 71 and Interstate 75 between Ohio and Kentucky," a news release from the KYTC said. The news release cited the findings of the Brent Spence Strategic Corridor Study, which was led by the consulting firm Stantec. The best solution to "ease congestion and improve travel" is to build a...
  • Bengals players lock arms during national anthem

    09/24/2017 2:54:17 PM PDT · by Ektelon · 62 replies
    FOX19 ^ | 9-24-17 | Jeremy Rauch
    CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Players from the Cincinnati Bengals locked arms during the national anthem before the game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. ....Every single Bengals player stood for the national anthem like they’ve done all season long.
  • One dead, eight wounded after shooting at Ohio gender-reveal party

    07/09/2017 3:53:51 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 166 replies
    nydailynews.com/ ^ | : Sunday, July 9, 2017, 4:48 PM | Meera Jagannathan
    A woman is dead and eight other people were wounded — including three kids — after a baby gender-reveal party in Ohio erupted in gunfire Saturday night, according to reports. Among the victims in the Colerain Township shooting was a pregnant woman who lost the baby after receiving a bullet to her leg, a family member told NBC affiliate WLWT. Authorities were searching for the assailant or assailants, who fled after shots rang out at a home around 11:30 p.m. Five of the revelers — one in critical condition, three in fair and one stable — were hospitalized at the...
  • USMC Vet: Employer Won't Let Me Come to Work With PTSD Service Dog

    07/08/2017 7:00:17 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 8, 2017
    USMC Vet: Employer Won't Let Me Come to Work With PTSD Service Dog A United States Marine Corps veteran who suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder said his employer won't let him come to work with his service dog. Yauncey Long said Cincinnati Bell, a Midwest telecomm company, refused to let him work in the company of his service dog, C4. Long said he's gotten pushback from the company, including "unsatisfactory" responses from management, after he applied for reasonable accommodations. He said he was sent home every day for a week without pay after he came to work with C4. Long...
  • Otto Warmbier dies days after release from North Korean detainment

    06/19/2017 2:28:23 PM PDT · by Innovative · 124 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 19, 2017 | Susan Svrluga
    Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for nearly a year and a half, died Monday afternoon, his parents announced. On Thursday, doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said that the 22-year-old Otto Warmbier had extensive loss of brain tissue, and was in a state of unresponsive wakefulness.
  • 'Overly obese' body starts funeral home fire

    04/27/2017 11:58:38 AM PDT · by DFG · 35 replies
    WCPO ^ | 04/27/2017 | WCPO Staff
    CINCINNATI -- A "freak accident" started an unscheduled fire Wednesday night at the Hillside Chapel Crematory in Cincinnati, owner Don Catchen said. "My operator was in the process of cremating remains and (the body) was overly obese and apparently it got a little hotter than the unit is supposed to get," Catchen said. "One of the cremation containers that we had close got caught on fire and that's what burnt."
  • HORRIFYING: Man BEGS For Mercy Before Thugs Execute Him For Being White

    04/18/2017 11:18:09 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies
    Angry Patriot Movement ^ | April 17, 2017 | Angry Patriot
    A tragic accident was made worse when a man was killed for being white. Jamie Urton was driving through Cincinnati when he accidentally struck a child with his car. The child’s father murdered Urton, with the help of an accomplice, but the two murderers told the passenger, “Get out of here, you’re black.” (via WLWT5)Deonte Baber and Jamall Killings are both facing murder charges for killing Urton. They did so after Killings’ 4-year-old son was accidentally struck by Urton’s vehicle. The murderers spared Urton’s passenger because he was black, proving that they killed Urton because he was white.Of course, the...
  • Cincinnati nightclub shooting: At least 1 dead, 15 people shot at venue

    03/26/2017 8:07:35 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/26/2017 | Fox News
    An unidentified shooter opened fire at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, killing one person and wounding 14 others, officials said. The shooter escaped the melee and remained on the run Sunday. Cincinnati police originally said there were "at least a couple of shooters" who opened fire inside of Cameo nightclub, but later said only one shooter was responsible for the deadly assault.
  • Ohio police: Driver shot, killed after hitting boy, 4

    03/25/2017 11:22:55 AM PDT · by mtrott · 38 replies
    Fox News/AP ^ | 3-25-2017
    CINCINNATI – Police in Cincinnati say a driver was shot and killed after his car hit a 4-year-old boy who ran into the street. Investigators say they believe the driver got out of his car after hitting the child Friday and a confrontation broke out.
  • Brown to highlight country’s infrastructure projects in Cincinnati

    03/07/2017 7:43:31 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Hamilton Journal-News ^ | Feburary 13, 2017 | Michael Pitman and Ed Richter
    CINCINNATI - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, will highlight in downtown Cincinnati this morning key infrastruture projects, such as the Brent Spence Bridge, as he outlines a framework to rebuild and repair the country’s infrastructure which will create millions of construction jobs. The northern Ohio Senator will be joined by Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority President and CEO Laura Brunner, and OKI Regional Council of Governments Deputy Executive DirectorRobert Koehler. President Donald Trump previously promised $1 trillion of investment in American infrastructure during his campaign. Brown joined Senate colleagues to release a roadmap for making...