Riot costs add up
        Cincinnati is still paying a steep financial price for the riot that tore through the city six months ago.
After the unrest, hope emerges

Race: Let's talk
        We want to hold a conversation in nearly every neighborhood, village, township and city in the region. Counting the city's 52 neighborhoods, that's about 145 conversations in all.

Evendale: Layoffs hurt, but no KO
        Evendale's 3,100 residents suffered a body blow last week when GE Aircraft Engines announced it is laying off 800 employees, at least half of them from the company's facilities in Evendale.

Attacks causing stress among locals
        Nightmares. Crying jags. Fears that the Carew Tower will tumble.

Parody won't stop police rally
        Westwood residents will join together today in a show of support for the city's Police Division.

Retired racing hounds need good home
        ANDERSON TOWNSHIP — Four years ago, Gary Berger wanted something fast for his 50th birthday present. And, not a car.

Smart Money opens headquarters
        Looking at the office, it was hard not to take it all personally.

Where to read study on runway
        The final version of the Federal Aviation Administration's environmental impact study on the proposed new runway at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport will be available for public viewing.

Columbus Day closings

Tristate A.M. Report

BRONSON: Riot verdict
        The evening of Sept. 26 was quiet in Over-the-Rhine. Police reports show a pinch of traffic stops, a sprinkling of assaults and a dash of disorderly conduct, thefts, shots fired and vandalism.

CROWLEY: Kentucky Politics
        It's usually easy to figure out when a politician is worried about the turnout at a fund-raiser.

HOWARD: Some Good News
        The local chapter of the American Red Cross has collected $4.2 million across the Tristate for disaster relief from churches, schools, civic groups, unions, companies and individuals since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

PULFER: Alcohol industry
        Some people think it's laughable that the same 18-year-olds we send into voting booths and off to war are considered legally incapable of drinking a beer. Not I.

Drug fight nets 49 suspects
        HAMILTON — Police on Friday said they have rounded up 49 drug suspects over the past several months in a continuing effort to clean up the city's Second Ward.

Supplier for pilots gives FBI records
        A Clermont County mail-order company that specializes in general aviation pilot supplies is cooperating with the FBI investigation of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Man sticks to claim of killing spree
        STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A man who claims to have killed six people over the summer says he isn't lying even though he has been linked to only one death.

Two more Guard units activated
        COLUMBUS — Two Ohio Army National Guard companies were activated Saturday to provide airport security.

Foreign students attacked
        LEXINGTON — A Japanese student was assaulted on the University of Kentucky campus Friday, the third attack on an international student in seven days.

Hughes aims for judge-executive post
        FORT MITCHELL — Calling for a new generation of leadership, Fort Wright Democrat Patrick Hughes formally kicked off his campaign for Kenton County judge-executive.

Ky. man kills 1st legal elk
        ROWDY, Ky. — The boom of a .50-caliber muzzleloading rifle echoed from an eastern Kentucky mountaintop shortly after dawn on Saturday — the opening day of the state's first elk hunt in more than 150 years.