Saturday, September 22, 2001
Tristate A.M. Report
Armed UC police to protect hospital
University of Cincinnati police officers are returning to University Hospital.
An amended mutual aid agreement transfers primary responsibility from Cincinnati police to the university.
That allows armed university officers to act in an emergency without seeking prior authorization from city police.
The university gave up primary responsibility when the hospital became private in 1997. Since then, the university has provided unarmed security but none of those guards had police powers, UC Chief Eugene Ferrara said Friday.
The university is adding five or six officers to assure that one always will be in the hospital emergency room. The hospital will pay for the additional service, the chief said.
RESIDENTS ESCAPE: Cincinnati firefighters put out a fire Friday at 2517 Mandery Ave. in South Fairmount. Loretta Mattress and her three children escaped unharmed.
(Jeff Swinger photo)
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Three men rob Provident bank
Three men robbed the Provident Bank branch in Camp Washington of an undetermined amount of money Friday and then stole a truck to get away.
Cincinnati police said the men wore masks and used guns to rob the bank branch, 2927 Colerain Ave, shortly after 11 a.m. No one was hurt. Hours later, in the afternoon, the truck was discovered in Over-the-Rhine, at Broadway and Thirteenth streets.
Three murder charges brought
Arthur Beck, 42, of 6222 Harrison Ave. in Green Township, was indicted Friday by a Hamilton County grand jury on a charge of aggravated murder and two counts of murder in the death of his former neighbor, Robert Doc Fowler, 77.
They both lived at the Buckeye Motel. Mr. Fowler had been missing for almost a week when his daughter found his body in a wooded area behind the motel.
Deputies with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office have said Mr. Beck killed Mr. Fowler in the hotel before trying to hide his body.
TRIBUTE TO BERRY: Ted Berry, son of the late Cincinnati mayor and civil-rights battler, greets longtime family friend Marian Spencer Friday. They attended the groundbreaking for Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park on the downtown riverfront. Completion date is April 2003.
(Glenn Hartong photo)
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Miami raises room and board 4.5%
OXFORD Miami University raised annual room and board rates for the 2002-2003 school year 4.5 percent on Friday.
Next year's dorm residents will pay $6,240 for a bed and meals, compared to $5,970 this year.
Prof's riot posters to be exhibited
Posters expressing anger and grief that Steve Sunderland and others drew after the April riots will hang in a University of Cincinnati gallery, along with posters drawn since the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington.
The free, public show will be Oct. 1-16 in Edwards Gallery, room 6106 of Edwards Center One, at Jefferson Avenue and Corry Boulevard. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.
Mr. Sunderland is a UC professor of social work.
Work begins for new Kroger store
NORTH COLLEGE HILL Demolition has begun on Hamilton Avenue, at the Cross County Highway intersection, to make way for a new, 70,000-square-foot Kroger store and a Perkins Family Restaurant.
Jerry Thamann, city safety service director, said the pre-construction phase entailed razing 16 residential properties and six commercial properties
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