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Recent articles by Timyka:

Mental health expert gives tips on fighting isolation during pandemic-hampered holidays

With the governors of Ohio and Kentucky urging residents not to gather in large groups, the pandemic has left many across the Tri-State and the country feeling stressed and alone. → Read More

As clocks fall back, some might feel 'SAD'

While most people will be celebrating the extra hour of sleep this weekend as clocks fall back, some people might be affected by seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. → Read More

Costco employees save dentist who collapsed in Mason store

A Mason Costco security employee and the store's optometrist jumped in to help Dr. Rick Silverman when they realized he was in trouble. Both are trained in CPR, and they grabbed a nearby defibrillator to save the 55-year-old dentist, who is a husband and father of two. → Read More

Two shot and two others arrested in Erlanger Thursday night

A juvenile and an adult were shot in Erlanger, Ky. Thursday night, and two juveniles were arrested for the shooting, according to police. → Read More

Memorial Day is a little different this year at Arlington Memorial Gardens

The COVID-19 pandemic has canceled a lot of events recently, but the Arlington Memorial Gardens plans to change things a little bit this year in order to celebrate Memorial Day. → Read More

Ohio campers and kayakers allowed outside at last

After being cooped up for weeks, campers, kayakers and other outdoor enthusiasts are allowed to leave their homes and return to Mother Nature. → Read More

Gym sees business boom after going virtual during pandemic

Gyms and fitness centers are waiting to reopen in Ohio, but one gym went virtual when the pandemic hit and business has never been better, according to the owner. → Read More

Study shows pandemic causing about $90 million lost in city revenue

While people and businesses are financially hurting from the pandemic, the city of Cincinnati is also feeling the financial pain as city officials face an estimated $90 million budget shortfall. → Read More

Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day a little different in 2020

Fifty years after its inception, Earth Day in 2020 will look a little different as most people will be celebrated online in Cincinnati thanks to COVID-19. → Read More

In the face of COVID-19, City Gospel Mission's call 'hasn't changed'

When COVID-19 entered the Tri-State, City Gospel Mission thought about those experiencing homelessness and how best to care for them. → Read More

Census Bureau encourages people to get counted online

The Census Bureau is encouraging people to fill out their forms online -- it’s the quickest way to get counted. You can also report the number of people in your home by phone or mail. → Read More

KY could be next state to legalize medical marijuana

Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states, including Ohio, and Kentucky could be next to join those ranks. → Read More

First Cincinnati medical marijuana dispensary opens in Hartwell

Cincinnati’s first centrally-located medicinal marijuana dispensary is now open for business. → Read More

Cincinnati-area libraries to receive millions in upgrades, improvements

If you go to a library in Hamilton County in the next few months, you might see some new upgrades. → Read More

Crash involving at least 4 semi trucks closes I-75 Friday morning

A crash involving at least four semi trucks and two other vehicles on southbound I-75 near Paddock Road has shut the highway down Friday morning, according to police. → Read More

First medical marijuana dispensary in I-275 loop opens Wednesday

The first medical marijuana dispensary in the Interstate 275 loop opens its doors Wednesday morning in Columbia Township. → Read More

Historic CPS high school celebrates its rich 100-year history

Students, staff and alumni from one of Cincinnati’s historic public schools are celebrating a milestone anniversary this week. → Read More

Crews still putting finishing touches on new Stargel Stadium

In less than two weeks, the Taft High School football team will play its first game at its brand new and improved Stargel Stadium. WCPO got a chance to see the facility up close Friday and found out there is still work to do. → Read More

Piercing alarm is spoiling quiet Blue Ash neighborhood, residents say

Tonya Schneder can never predict when it will happen or why, only that it will — and it’ll be loud when it does. → Read More

Prosecutors want to revoke grandmother's bond in Pike County massacre case

Prosecutors in the Pike County massacre case want the judge to revoke the bond of one of two grandmothers initially charged with trying to cover it up. → Read More