Josh Bazan, WCPO

Josh Bazan


Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Josh:

As snow approaches, rates of homelessness are up and shelter resources are down

As winter weather approaches the Tri-State region for the first time this year, organizations that serve people struggling with homelessness are dealing with fewer resources, a pandemic and rising rates of homelessness throughout the region. → Read More

Small Business Saturday sees new local business opening

The Creative House of Art and Design, or CHAD, is the newest neighbor in Covington's Mainstrausse neighborhood. → Read More

Adopters, foster families needed as Hamilton County Animal Shelter fills up

Cincinnati Animal CARE’S Hamilton County Animal Shelter has enough kennels for about 100 dogs. On Friday night, 99 were full. → Read More

Police investigating racist letter sent to family over yard signs

West Chester Police are investigating a racist letter one family said was mailed to them earlier in the week. → Read More

Mason assisted living center among first facilities for vaccine program

As multiple vaccines get closer to final approval, an assisted living center in Mason prepares to be among the first facilities to participate in a COVID-19 vaccination rollout program. → Read More

New Graves Road, I-275 interchange opens in Hebron

Four months after the planned demolition of the Graves Road bridge, the new interchange between Graves Road and I-275 has opened, after a fast-tracked construction schedule. → Read More

Rampant COVID-19 may force Cincinnati-area schools to move online

The classroom can’t be safe if the community outside isn’t. → Read More

Some Cincinnati Public Schools parents contemplating transfers after remote learning announcement

Cincinnati Public Schools parents said they were dismayed on Tuesday night to learn their district will soon return to remote learning, forcing families to navigate another schedule and logistical upheaval in a year already full of them. → Read More

Have health officials lost your attention? Hamilton County wants it back

The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners has spent much of COVID-19 pandemic repeating the basics: Wear your masks, wash your hands and keep your distance. Health data suggests many Ohioans have stopped listening. → Read More

Local nonprofit that helps people struggling with homelessness robbed

Maslow's Army, a local nonprofit that helps people experiencing homelessness, is trying to replace thousands of dollars in supplies after owners said thieves broke into the organization's trailer. → Read More

Kentucky Career Center changes plans for in-person appointments amid rise in NKY COVID-19 cases

The agency is making adjustments to try and continue providing resources to many people looking for jobs right now. → Read More

Local couple fighting to get nephew released from Egyptian prison

A couple living in Symmes Township has been fighting for more than a year to get their nephew, whom they say has been wrongfully imprisoned, released from prison in Egypt. → Read More

Group working to open new day shelter as temperatures drop and COVID-19 cases rise

The site of the former Queensgate Correctional Facility, which closed its doors in 2008, could become a new day shelter for people experiencing homelessness in Cincinnati. → Read More

After 40 years, volunteer youth coach hanging up his clipboard

After more than four decades on the sidelines of youth football games, Ralph Perdrix coached his last game Sunday night. → Read More

Community plans fundraiser for children of slain NKY mother Tiffany Kidwell

John Gentry pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges against him in Boone County Court on Friday. Meanwhile, a fundraiser is being planned for the weekend to benefit the children of the women he allegedly killed, Tiffany Kidwell. → Read More

Despite many learning virtually, Ohio Emergency Management focused on preparing schools for threats

Even during the coronavirus pandemic – while many schools and families are turning to virtual learning – the Ohio Emergency Management Agency said now is the time to prepare for potential threats. A new, virtual training toolkit is helping keep everyone on guard. → Read More

Mom sets up GoFundMe for McDonald's worker who paid for her meal when she forgot purse

Wyatt Jones, a 16-year-old McDonald's employee working the drive-thru, pulled out his card and paid for a family's meal after a mom of three forgot her purse. Brittany Reed was so thankful she started a GoFundMe for the boy that's raised almost $35,000. → Read More

Some Hamilton County schools plan to continue in-person classes, despite upgraded COVID-19 risk

Cincinnati Public Schools officials responded Thursday to Hamilton County’s upgraded COVID-19 threat level by delaying the district’s return to in-person instruction, which had been scheduled to start Oct. 5. Not every local school system followed their lead. → Read More

Kable Academy partners with Great Oaks to create 'pipeline of talent' for Cincinnati tech companies

The demand for cybersecurity professionals isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. → Read More

CPS parents protest district's current learning plan

Parents said they don't believe the CPS Digital Academy is an equitable or fair option for their children, and they don't want their children to return to in-person classes yet. → Read More