Kristen Swilley, WCPO

Kristen Swilley

WCPO

Cincinnati, OH, United States

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  • WPTV
  • News 5 Cleveland
  • WRTV Indianapolis
  • KNXV
  • NewsChannel 5
  • 2 Works for You
  • 10 News San Diego
  • ABC 13 Las Vegas
  • Denver7 News
  • 41 Action News
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Recent articles by Kristen:

Small businesses benefit as momentum builds for this weekend's Bengals vs Bills rematch

Ted Portman started Buffalogos selling apparel out of the side of a small shop on the city’s historic east side, making neighborhood-themed clothes. → Read More

Cincinnati Children's Hospital offering free resources to combat infant mortality

Cincinnati Children's Hospital is one of multiple agencies trying to combat what was once one of the worst infant mortality rates in the country. → Read More

The Black Family Reunion returns to the Queen City

It's among the few gatherings of its kind left in the country and one of the most popular with more than 10,000 people expected to flock to the Tri-State from across the midwest. → Read More

It's the first day back for thousands of Cincinnati Public Schools students

Summer break is over for thousands of Cincinnati Public Schools students. The superintendent said she has plans in place to prevent a repeat of last year. → Read More

Cincinnati Public Schools criticized for college prep program enrollment

A program designed to give high school students a better shot at college isn't being used to its full potential by Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS), according to State Auditor Keith Faber. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Maraca

Maraca is four and a half years old, and staff at the Animal Friends Humane Society believe she is a mix of hound, boxer and some Shar Pei. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Gonzo

Gonzo is almost six years old and staff believe he is some type of Shepherd mix. If you cannot tell in the picture, Gonzo has a beautiful brindle coat. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Franklin

Franklin has a calm, sweet demeanor while still having some of that youthful energy, he walks well on a leash and would make a great companion. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Wrigley

In this week's edition of Pet Pals, we head to the Animal Friends Humane Society in Hamilton to meet three-month old puppy Wrigley. → Read More

Juneteenth holiday: Norwood to hold first official Juneteenth commemoration Saturday

The City of Norwood is commemorating Juneteenth for the first time this weekend. Juneteenth is the oldest national commemoration of the emancipation of slaves in the U.S. and Virginia Patterson wanted to make sure her community had a big celebration this year. → Read More

Hyde Park's Breadsmith bakery impacted by wheat shortage due to war in Ukraine

Breadsmith is just one of the many businesses in our community that relies on wheat, which is something that’s in short supply with two of the world’s biggest producers at war. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Tasha & Rowan

These siblings come as a package deal. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Maxwell

Maxwell, or Max for short, is a 9-year-old pit mix currently at Animal Friends Humane Society in Hamilton. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Kingston

Kingston is a sweet 6-and-a-half-year-old pit mix looking for his forever home. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Myley

Myley is a three-year-old lab/Rottweiler mix and has been with the shelter since August. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Harpurr

Harpurr likes to spend her days hanging out in her cat tree and watching the birds outside. → Read More

Viral TikTok chinchillas are from Delhi Township

Chinpals is an account featuring four chinchillas in Delhi Township who recreate movies and take requests to perform cute antics. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Bobbi

So, how did Bobbi get her name? Because she has a little bob tail not usually seen on cats. → Read More

Pet Pals: Meet Roo

Roo would be a perfect fit for a family experienced in handling Aussie cattle dogs. → Read More

National competitive eating icon wins Oktoberfest bratwurst-eating championship

He hoped to break his record of eating 70 brats in 10 minutes, but instead took the win with 68 bratwurst. Second place managed to down 66. → Read More