Jake Ryle, WCPO

Jake Ryle

WCPO

Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Jake:

Ohio political parties react to Sec. of State's 'one dropbox per county' order

For Ohio voters, a dropbox is dropping a lot of controversy. “It says a lot that it’s turned into a fight when it’s a no-brainer for voters,” said Ohio Democratic Party chair David Pepper. “This is something that’s not a Republican or Democratic idea.” → Read More

CPS approves plan to restart some sports this week

The Cincinnati Public Schools board of education approved non-contact sports starting within the district this week, and contact sports like football can begin next week. → Read More

Cincinnati Police Department restricts parking in CUF neighborhood to curb uptick in violence near UC's campus

Authorities attempting to curb a violent trend near the University of Cincinnati campus are taking a somewhat unique action by shutting down parking in the CUF neighborhood. → Read More

Madeira debating removing 'Thin Blue Line' symbol from city's police cruisers

The Madeira Police Department has four police cruisers with vinyl wraps showing the Thin Blue Line flag. Community leaders are now debating whether that is appropriate on a city vehicle. → Read More

Cincinnati police release body cam footage of deadly Aug. 7 pursuit, crash in Newport

Cincinnati police have released body cam and dashboard footage of a dramatic high speed chase that ended in a crash in Newport that killed two bystanders last month. → Read More

Miami University working with health officials on testing, contract tracing to get COVID-19 spike under control

Miami University president Gregory Crawford confirms off-campus parties contributed to hundreds of students now testing positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Cincinnati Public Schools athletics will continue to be paused during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cincinnati Public School Board of Education reiterates it will evaluate athletics during the COVID-19 pandemic on Sept. 14 as originally announced in August. → Read More

‘The nicest, kindest person you could imagine’: Hundreds mourn NKY Navy veteran killed in crash

A U.S. Navy veteran, husband and father killed in a car crash last month returned to Northern Kentucky Tuesday evening, and hundreds showed up to pay their respects as he came home. → Read More

Ohio Task Force One in Louisiana ready to help victims of Hurricane Laura

Made up of fire departments, local businesses, and folks from across the state, Ohio Task Force One steps up wherever disaster aid is needed, even across the country for a deadly superstorm threatening Louisiana. → Read More

Cincinnati Bell helps low-income families in Covington neighborhoods have access to Wi-Fi for free

Cincinnati Bell’s Unicity is helping bridge the digital equity divide by providing two Covington neighborhoods with free Wi-Fi – as well as expanding their fiber network in other parts of the city. → Read More

911 call sheds light on deadly Cincinnati police pursuit that ended in Newport crash

A 28-year-old man is currently behind bars in the Campbell County Detention Center after leading police on a high speed chase which killed two people earlier this month. New audio from a 911 call during that pursuit shed light on police response and what bystanders saw. → Read More

Will Middletown HS play football this fall? Players, parents say they're ready for anything

Gov. Mike DeWine approved fall sports, but the decision to play will be made by the school district. Players and parents said they’re ready, no matter what the decision. → Read More

Parents, student-athletes protest CPS decision to suspend sports

School leaders said school sports will be paused during the five-week remote learning period. → Read More

A Game Knight in Hamilton latest bar to close amid 10 p.m. cutoff on liquor sales

A Game Knight bar in Hamilton closed their doors for good on Sunday after owner D.J. Harper said Gov. Mike DeWine’s latest order for bars choked out any chance the business had of surviving the pandemic. → Read More

Play ball! Florence Y’alls open season with fans in stands, new pandemic rules

In a season that’s anything but regular, the Florence Y’alls have put up new protocols for fans due to the coronavirus pandemic, including limited stadium capacity and spaced out seating. → Read More

Grants help out 17 minority, women and veteran-owned businesses in Northern Kentucky

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and Duke Energy provided more than $70,000 to 17 local businesses. All of them either minority, women or veteran owned. → Read More

Opening Day party benefits Barracks Project

These are hard times for small businesses and military vets in need of a home. Mac’s Pizza Pub and The Barracks Project teamed up Friday to help both with a bands and beer party in a shopping center parking lot → Read More

Dearborn Co. community rallies for teen murdered day after he graduated high school

Eighteen-year-old Paycin Kritlow was shot and killed in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, July 19. He just graduated from South Dearborn High School the day before. → Read More

Experts offer tips for vacationing safely during COVID-19 pandemic

Travel experts say staying closer to home during the pandemic can help you have a getaway experience while protecting your family and those around you. → Read More

With no COVID-19 cases linked to Cincinnati restaurants, owners ask patrons to come back, mask up

Amid Cincinnati’s mask ordinance and a more recent requirement from the state to mask up, some of the city's best chefs and restaurant owners are working on a new recipe to make it safe to dine in -- and they’re asking for patrons to help. → Read More