Eight arrested in OxyContin crackdown|
Police raided a Covington bar and made at least eight arrests some for engaging in organized crime early Saturday as part of a crackdown on the illegal sale of the drug OxyContin.
Local Headlines for Sunday, February 18, 2001|
Failed light clue to fatal train wreck
FRANKLIN TWP. A prominent clue has emerged in the investigation of the two-train crash that left a Cincinnati-area man dead and two other engineers critically injured.
Officials ponder how to measure racial profiling
Cincinnati officials will start talking this week about a plan to measure racial profiling in a way they hope will produce more than just numbers.
Investigations continue in 7 profiling complaints
PULFER: Chicken recipe 'sure tastes familiar'
Recipes are serious business. In our family, it was Aunt Patty's Baked Beans. We'd chew carefully and speculate.
WILKINSON: Just how far can the 'guy next door' go?
If you borrowed your neighbor's garden hose last summer and forgot to give it back, you'd better do it now. Before the Republican Party appoints him to Cincinnati City Council. Then, he could probably send a police cruiser looking for it.
BRONSON: Council won't be the same without Winburn
Cincinnati has a lack of characters. It's as if Marge Schott sponged up all the local color and left the city as pale and lifeless as a corpse at a class reunion.
Statehouse delegation finds common ground
Southwestern Ohio's 19-member delegation to the General Assembly in Columbus includes some influential lawmakers the Senate president and two top House leaders, among others. But they haven't worked much together as a group on issues of regional interest. That may soon change.
Cheviot market offers taste of the Balkans
CHEVIOT The red peppers are stuffed with cabbage. They are crunchy and briney, with a sweet aftertaste. The shelves are lined with large jars of stuffed red peppers from Macedonia, with pickled cauliflower and broccoli, with teas from Croatia and Slovenia.
Hope, jitters mix at SCPA tryouts
By late morning it had been a long day for Mary Davis. She sat outside, all by herself, and listened as the sound of a trumpet filtered through the closed door.
Thomas C. Dozier, of Cleves, was indicted last week on four felony counts of rape involving a 13-year-old girl. Police say the rapes took place over a three-year period.
Lockland buys brownfield site
LOCKLAND The village has taken a giant step toward developing a section of its brownfield area.
Man's body found in cornfield
More than 16 hours after his car was found flipped over in a cornfield, a South Charleston man's body was found a half-mile away after infrared- and dog-assisted search efforts.
Teen arranges benefit concert for tiny patient
FAIRFIELD Five-month-old Vinessa Cac wears elbow braces and sometimes patches to keep her from scratching her eyes.
XU, UC pitch in for Crosstown Helpout
The letter X mysteriously appeared on T-shirts and paintbrushes disappeared. But, all in all, Cincinnati's biggest rivals cooperated rather than competed Saturday in the XU/UC Crosstown Helpout.
Black History Month events listed
Upcoming programs celebrating Black History Month:
CROWLEY: Fiscal court snoops out of line
I bought a van last week and signed more paperwork than Kenton County officials did when they bought a $1.5 million building with taxpayers' money.
PSC hopeful may be stymied
FRANKFORT The highest ranking Northern Kentucky member of Gov. Paul Patton's administration, utility regulator Martin Huelsmann of Fort Mitchell, may be facing heat from Senate Republicans.
Handful of towns recycle in Ky.
BRANDENBURG, Ky. Shifting the forklift controls, Steve Pee Wee Pappas maneuvered an empty trash bin alongside a garbage truck.
Businessman got sour taste from recycling effort
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. Tommy Pontrich got into the recycling business with the best of intentions.
Paddling still much in vogue in Ky. schools
FRANKFORT Alternative forms of discipline abound, but an old-fashioned paddle is still the board of education in many Kentucky school districts.
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