Evan Millward, WCPO

Evan Millward


Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Evan:

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

Haven't mailed in your Ohio primary ballot yet? Here's how you can get your vote counted

The deadline was Monday for Ohio voters to postmark their ballots in the state's protracted primary election, but those who did not meet that deadline have another option. → Read More

More schools are choosing therapy dogs, even with an uncertain school year ahead

Prior to coronavirus-related closures, WCPO set out to see why more schools were adding therapy dogs and how they were trained. → Read More

Dreams Delayed: Local stores stay positive even if they can't have grand openings

From Facebook Live grand openings to fundraisers for the Freestore Foodbank, local stores find ways to stay positive and in business even when their openings have been delayed indefinitely. → Read More

Troopers chase murder suspects down I-75 before smoky crash

Newly released dashboard camera video shows two men on the run from a homicide investigation, leading police on a multi-county chase that ended in a crash downtown → Read More

Local seniors getting love notes, crafts from those who can't visit

Christopher Crout's parents are in a nursing home. He can't visit them. But he can send inspiration through the mail. → Read More

COLUMN: Like you, WCPO is getting creative to work from home

Millward: I never thought my TV news job had the flexibility to allow me to work from home. But these are unprecedented times. And we're doing innovative things to get through. → Read More

Video of gym teacher touching first-grade girls moves parents to tears on first day of trial

Jurors will not see newly discovered video in a molestation case against a former local gym teacher after the defense accused the state of “trying to sandbag us.” → Read More