Jake Ryle, WCPO

Jake Ryle

WCPO

Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Jake:

Newport's Sweet Tooth Candies gets new owners, but recipes stay the same

A Newport candy shop has plans to expand – Sweet Tooth Candies was recently bought by the owners Pompilio’s Italian restaurant. But just in case you’re wondering if things are going to turn sour the new owners said they have a few new ideas to sweeten the deal. → Read More

Cincinnati Public Schools to extend distance learning beyond Jan. 4

Cincinnati Public Schools will extend student distance learning beyond Jan. 4, with a potential return to blended learning slated for the end of January. → Read More

Hamilton manufacturer hiring for dozens of positions, implementing pandemic safety precautions

thyssenkrupp Bilstein, the largest, world-class manufacturer in Hamilton, said applicants have been hard to come by, due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Cincinnati Public Schools winter sports moving forward with added safety measures

For the time being, Cincinnati Public Schools plans to move forward with winter sports with a few changes for players and spectators. → Read More

'It's time to clean house': Mayor Cranley, City Council react to third public-corruption arrest

Federal agents Thursday arrested City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld on public corruption charges, making him the third city legislator arrested on such charges this year. → Read More

Kentucky business owners adapt plans as latest round of COVID-19 restrictions announced Wednesday

Business owners across Kentucky are changing their operating plans on the fly after Gov. Andy Beshear announced restrictions to many aspects of life in the Commonwealth on Wednesday. → Read More

Governor DeWine to issue 21-day statewide curfew to combat COVID-19

Just hours new restrictions took effect limiting mass gatherings and activities Ohioans can engage in at large events like wedding receptions, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced he plans to issue a statewide curfew, beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday. → Read More

Businesses near Roebling Bridge concerned about traffic as Brent Spence remains closed

Police said they were forced to close the 154-year-old bridge late Wednesday night, after too many commercial drivers ignored its weight limits. → Read More

Baseball community remembers Paul Kramer, who spent over 30 years making sure kids had chance to play

Ask anyone from Cincinnati and they’ll say it’s a baseball town. A big reason that the sport took off in the area and remained so popular is because of a man you might not have heard of: Paul Kramer. → Read More

‘Something has to get done:’ Community leaders push for solution after Brent Spence Bridge closure

The Brent Spence Bridge closure on Wednesday has local business leaders pushing for action from lawmakers in Frankfort and Columbus, including a call for a bump in Kentucky’s gas tax. → Read More

District at Clifton Heights to transform Deaconess Hospital site near UC

“The District at Clifton Heights,” a $420 million development on the former site of the Deaconess Hospital, will become one of the largest private developments ever in the city of Cincinnati, and the project is on track to start construction soon. → Read More

CPD: Woman charged after assaulting two men at gas station over face mask

A Cincinnati man is recovering after half of his face was fractured during an argument inside a gas station over a face mask Sunday night. One woman ​now stands charged in the assault, but the victims said they hope other suspects involved will see justice. → Read More

Hamilton small businesses hope for 'Holly Jolly' support during the holidays

“Right now, we need to be rallying as a community to do everything we can to support each other and businesses.” → Read More

Bromley, Ky. city council race comes down to the wire

With four candidates at the bottom, three city council positions at stake and just two votes currently separating them all, Bromley’s city council race is a definite nail-biter. → Read More

Mason Challenger League wins $25K grant to put towards new baseball fields

The Mason Challenger League, which allows physically and developmentally disabled kids to enjoy all the full benefits of Little League play, received a $25,000 grant to build a new park. → Read More

NKY cold shelter preps for last winter in current facility as pandemic presents new challenges

With temperatures dropping, and the risk for people experiencing homelessness growing, the Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky begins the process of opening its cold shelter for the winter months. → Read More

Expert tips for making sense of COVID-19 numbers, avoiding information overload

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been no shortage of data shared on the virus. Information meant to be transparent can lead to overload and “COVID-19 fatigue.” → Read More

Should families trick-or-treat this Halloween? Local health experts answer safety questions

When asked flat-out if it’s safe for kids to go trick-or-treating this Halloween, Mercy Health chief clinical officer Dr. Steve Feagins had a simple answer: “It is, with masks – appropriate masks and social distancing, and washing your hands. It’s probably okay.” → Read More

Purina announces new factory, jobs coming to Clermont County

The company estimates it will invest $550 million for the new factory in Willamsburg Township. The new location will be Purina’s first newly built factory since 1975. → Read More

Elmwood Place identifies officer involved in Tuesday's fatal shooting

Police on Wednesday released a handful of new details about the Tuesday afternoon traffic stop that ended in the shooting death of 48-year-old Rodney Barnes — but none that shed light on the reason Barnes had been stopped or why the stop escalated into a gun battle. → Read More