Evan Millward, WCPO

Evan Millward


Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Evan:

Is Ohio still the swing state it used to be?

Despite a 24-year process of gradual reddening, political science experts said Wednesday that the results of Ohio’s 2016 and 2020 elections aren’t necessarily signs that the state is falling into a pattern of voting for Republicans. → Read More

Winery owner says obtaining liquor license crucial to rebuilding after fire

Moyer Winery and Restaurant, which caught fire and burned to the ground in June 2019, is looking to reopen, but the owner said the business's future hinges on a vote to allow the business to obtain a liquor license. → Read More

Closely watched Congressional candidates agree on priorities

One of the closest and most studied Congressional races in the country is Ohio's 1st District, made up of parts of Hamilton and Warren Counties. → Read More

Artworks' 200th mural dedication highlights the importance of second chances

Artworks’ 200th mural was dedicated Saturday evening on Court street. The five faces looking towards the Hamilton County Courthouse send the message of "Time Saved Versus Time Served." → Read More

After searching for a year, Butler County woman to get life-saving kidney donation

Keli Thorn's husband, Aaron, took to social media and the streets of Butler County last year to fight to find a kidney donor who could save Keli's life. Now, that donor has appeared -- in the form of a complete stranger from another state. → Read More

Emery Center renovation underway as The Children's Theatre plots purchase of historic concert hall

Construction could start on the renovation of one of downtown Cincinnati's most historic buildings as soon as next year. → Read More

Work starts soon to transform former downtown Macys into office, retail space

Exterior work on the former Macy's store in downtown Cincinnati will start in mid-to late October, transforming the building into office and commercial space, according to new plans released Monday. → Read More

Small businesses eye downtown Cincinnati's Fourth Street for expansion

Despite the pandemic's economic effects, one corner of downtown Cincinnati is seeing a community-led revival in 2020. → Read More

Cincinnati parents dedicate themselves to 'adopting' Make-a-Wish kids in daughter's memory

Dani Brosious believed in the power of a wish, her mother said Sunday night. A full year after her improbable death, her parents are raising money to grant children’s wishes in her name. → Read More

University of Cincinnati students back on campus; administration keeping an eye on COVID-19 numbers in the area

Students are back on campus at the University of Cincinnati and classes start Monday. This comes as other major universities are now pivoting back online as COVID-19 cases pop up. → Read More

Without state guidelines, Fitton Center postpones season until January

Another local arts organization has postponed its fall season amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a lack of government guidelines for reopening theaters. → Read More

Live theatre is coming back to Greater Cincinnati this month

High school students will be the first to bring live theatre back to Greater Cincinnati this month, in a venue unfamiliar to many of the cast and crew - but plenty nostalgic for their parents. → Read More

Woman hit, killed in Friday crash was beloved in community

Donna Pringle, 67, was hit and killed in a car crash Friday morning as she tried to cross Linn Street, near Chestnut. The path she walked was a typical one for her, and one she often made while getting groceries and medication for her neighbors in the community. → Read More

Massive mixed-use development in the cards for former factory site in Norwood

PLK Communities' plans for the former United States Playing Card Company site on Beech Street in Norwood include hundreds of apartments, townhouses, a market and food hall, hotel, offices, breweries, and more. Its iconic clock tower will remain. → Read More

One year later: Beavercreek tornado recovery steady, but slowed by pandemic

Sixteen tornadoes whipped across the Miami Valley late on Memorial Day 2019. Hundreds of homes and business were affected in Beavercreek, WCPO 9 News anchor Evan Millward's hometown. He returned to check on the recovery. → Read More

Highlands High School to produce 'The Secret Garden' not on stage, but on small screens

When it became clear the pandemic would keep students out of schools through the end of the semester, Highlands High School decided to try a novel approach to its spring musical – creating a movie over Zoom. → Read More

Young Professionals Choral Collective announces leadership change mid-pandemic

With the virtual passing of the baton, Cincinnati's Young Professionals Choral Collective announced a leadership change at a time when leaders face nearly unprecedented challenges. Both incoming and outgoing leaders talk to WCPO. → Read More

Downtown's Rock Bottom Brewery closes amid bankruptcy, pandemic

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery has been a fixture on Fountain Square since the early 2000s, but financial trouble coupled with a pandemic means it won't reopen with the rest of Ohio. → Read More

Fact check: No, CDC has not adjusted U.S. coronavirus death toll downward

Social media posts cite a Centers for Disease Control webpage listing coronavirus deaths at a little more than 37,000 as of May 1 as an example of overblown fear. But the CDC hasn't "revised down" any numbers. → Read More

Renting, buying homes hasn't stopped across the Tri-State

A new high-rise apartment building was ready to welcome its first residents, until a pandemic hit. Now it is adapting to help those find a home during a stay-at-home order? → Read More