LOCAL NEWS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2002|
HOWARD: Some Good News|
The Bethany House Services Emergency Shelter for homeless women and children needs sponsors for its Children's Carnival.
RADEL: Covedale Theater
Before the new owners moved in, Jack Ackerman wanted to take a look around his old home away from home.
Man rescued from 20-foot OTR cistern
Rescuers pulled a 33-year-old West End man from a 20-foot cistern in an abandoned Over-the-Rhine home Monday afternoon six hours after the man says he was pushed in by an unidentified man.
Mounties could be coming to West Chester
WEST CHESTER TWP. Officers may be saddling up to improve community policing efforts in this Butler County suburb's expanding neighborhoods and parks.
Xavier bringing services together
Xavier University has established an initiative that will put greater emphasis on the school's civic involvement.
CPS quest for another supervisor under way
After a four-hour closed-door meeting, Cincinnati's school board Monday said the process to find a new superintendent will begin today so a new person can be in place by early fall.
Land for school acquired
Cincinnati's school board Monday approved the first land purchase for its planned $1 billion school construction project.
Board approves Highlands' new field
FORT THOMAS The Fort Thomas school board Monday approved a plan to replace the grass field in the football stadium at Highlands High School with a $260,000 synthetic surface.
County brainstorms creative solutions to tight '03 budget
Hamilton County's top money producers sales tax revenue along with fines and forfeitures are each off more than $1 million from last year.
Fairfield Schools avoid '04 deficit
FAIRFIELD An increase in revenue and a decrease in spending mean Fairfield Schools will stay in the black one year longer than anticipated, officials said Monday.
Firefighters ready for challenge
EVENDALE Pulling, sweating and grunting their way through a five-phase obstacle course, a team of Evendale firefighters is working toward the Firefighter Combat Challenge world finals in Florida this fall.
Paul Voinovich, brother of senator, dies
CLEVELAND Paul Voinovich, the brother of Sen. George Voinovich whose contracting companies were ordered liquidated by a federal bankruptcy judge, died Monday.
Site gives lowdown on Butler
HAMILTON Butler County will launch a Web site July 22 that will allow users to quickly obtain information about parcels of property through layered maps with zoom features and aerial photographs.
Tristate A.M. Report
The Cincinnati school district is holding a seminar today on Doing Business with Cincinnati Public Schools to provide small businesses with information and requirements for bidding on planned demolition projects.
3 Ky. journalists dispute contempt ruling
INEZ Three eastern Kentucky journalists have asked a judge to reconsider his decision to hold them in contempt of court for not changing the name of their newspaper.
Ft. Thomas kids to pay more to play sports
FORT THOMAS Students in Fort Thomas schools will be required to pay more to play sports, a move necessary to help offset budget problems.
No danger seen in listing Covington Landing
COVINGTON Fire officials are not sure why Covington Landing appeared to be listing over the weekend, but said there is no danger to the public even after firefighters pumped out some of the floating facility's ballast by mistake.
Nonprofit effort exceeds goal
COVINGTON When Catholic Social Services breaks ground for its expanded headquarters on July 22, the nonprofit agency will already have exceeded the funding needed for the project.
Richest nets least for committee
FRANKFORT Louisville businessman Charlie Owen, far and away the wealthiest prospective gubernatorial candidate, raised the least amount of money among exploratory committees.
Still no budget, no resolution
FRANKFORT The political debate swirling around Kentucky's budget is heating up, while the court challenge that was supposed to clear up constitutional questions about the lack of a budget faltered Monday.
Three schools stand out in state
The only high school in one of Northern Kentucky's poorest cities had no students drop out in 2000-01.
Waterway pollution worsening
LEXINGTON Many Kentucky creeks and rivers are polluted with unsafe levels of fecal coliform that could make swimmers sick.
Priests and Sexual Misconduct|
Four priests in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and two priests who formerly served in the Diocese of Covington have been suspended and/or accused of sexual misconduct in a scandal that has swept across the country. Click here for an archive of Enquirer reports.
Erpenbeck Investigation |
A. William Erpenbeck spent years building a company that appears to be crumbling. One of the Tristate's biggest home builders, the Erpenbeck Co., is under federal investigation for a suspected bank fraud that is affecting lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.