LOCAL NEWS FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2002|
Hunt goes on for missing Ala. man|
The search for Lon Dowdle shifted Monday from his hotel room and vehicle to underneath the Taylor-Southgate Bridge, but no new clues emerged, Covington police said.
PULFER: Thanks, farewell to Monte|
It's a delayed and proper wake for a man who never really had one. Of course, there was a funeral for Monte Tewksbury 19 years ago. But strangers came. Police. Reporters.
RADEL: Cop gets second chance to help kids
The bank robber pointed his gun at Eddie Hawkins and pulled the trigger. Nothing happened. At least not to Eddie.
Store manager shot dead in robbery
CINCINNATI - HAMILTON COUNTY|
The manager of a Pleasant Ridge convenience store was shot to death in a robbery Monday night, Cincinnati police said.
Suspect indicted on eight rape counts
A Hamilton County grand jury Monday returned an eight-count rape indictment against a 47-year-old Springfield Township man, already indicted on charges that he had improper sexual contact with a teen-age girl.
City trying to raise $600,000 for lawyers
The city of Cincinnati will set up a nonprofit organization to receive the $600,000 city officials hope to raise to pay off plaintiffs' lawyers in the racial profiling lawsuit.
Doctor to head learning program
Dr. O'Dell Owens, an internationally-known fertility specialist, is giving up the practice of medicine to help inner-city youth get a jump on education.
Two students cited for volunteering
More than 600 people turned out Monday to see 20 individuals and groups receive community service and leadership awards at the United Way's annual Leaders & Legends Luncheon.
City seeking $1M for cement site
Cincinnati City Council will ask the Clean Ohio Council for $1 million to help buy a cement distribution site along the Ohio River in Sayler Park.
Drug prevention conference expected to draw 4,000 youths
Young people, including the 4,000 who will come to Cincinnati this week for the Pride 2002 conference, are some of the most effective soldiers in the war on drugs, U.S. Rep. Rob Portman said Monday.
Good News: Surgery gives man new role
While Gregory Perry, 29, is learning to walk again after spinal cord reconstructive surgery, he finds himself playing the role of a counselor and spiritual motivator to others facing the same problem.
Holocaust lesson for students
SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP Henry Blumenstein was just 6 years old when a Dutch farm couple risked their lives to save him from the tentacles of Nazi Germany.
Lessons in paper-folding introduce children to Asian arts
COLERAIN TWP. Fourth-graders at Houston Elementary School thought they were going to an assembly Monday to learn how to fold paper.
Trees preserved for centuries
UNION TOWNSHIP A walker in these woods wonders how they escaped the harvest these tall, stately trees that spread like a brown creased curtain against a gray valley in the distance.
Trial opens in abuse case
HAMILTON Timothy Lee Ivers, 39, says he's not guilty of abusing a mentally retarded man he was supposed to be helping.
City center planners off to Denver
FAIRFIELD City leaders plan to trek next week to Denver to view cultural community centers similar to what they want to build in this aging bedroom suburb.
Lebanon to propose new phone rates
LEBANON City officials will present City Council with legislation tonightto set the monthly rate for Lebanon's pioneering local telephone service at $27.95.
Charged man suspected in heist
LEBANON A 53-year-old former insurance salesman jailed in Warren County on charges that he bilked unwary clients now is suspected in a November heist of $200,000 in diamonds from a Springdale jewelry store.
Kids study Deerfield sprawl
DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP Elementary school students are taking on an adult problem and hope to have some helpful suggestions for this southern Warren County township.
Butler-Warren recreation notes
MASON A Mason Parks and Recreation Department yoga class begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mason Intermediate School.
Nine Cleveland priests suspended on sex abuse allegations
CLEVELAND The Diocese of Cleveland suspended nine Catholic priests Monday pending a review by prosecutors of past child sexual abuse allegations against them.
Traficant fate in jury's hands
CLEVELAND The jury in the bribery case against Rep. James Traficant began deliberating Monday after the blustery, nine-term congressman declared: There's not one damn bit of evidence that anybody gave me any money.
Second-grader has best penmanship in state
FORT MITCHELL John Hancock made his mark on history with a bold signature, a lesson not lost on second-grader Nick Mason, Kentucky state champion in a national handwriting competition.
Victim's children sue detective
FLORENCE The children whose mother may have been killed 22 years ago trying to protect them from their father's molestation have filed suit against a Florence police officer and the city of Florence.
Unmarked graves at building site baffle Frankfort
FRANKFORT Bulldozers and power shovels leveling a city block for a state office building have also dug up a mystery dozens of unmarked graves, perhaps 200 years old, within a stone's throw of the former state Capitol.
| Violence up, arrests down |
Cincinnati police are making fewer arrests and writing fewer traffic tickets, indicating that a work slowdown after last April's riots continues.
Meetings produced results|
As Cincinnati marks one year since the riots, more than 2,100 people from nearly every Tristate neighborhood have broken a polite silence to engage in difficult talk on race.