Helena Battipaglia, WLWT.com

Helena Battipaglia


Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Helena:

'Stay vigilant:' Doctors discuss importance of vaccination, safety measures as new variant spreads

Preparation is everything according to health experts as the new variant, omicron, continues to spread across the globe. → Read More

Thanksgiving travel expected to be busiest since pre-pandemic

Following a year many people chose to stay home, Thanksgiving travel is bouncing back in Greater Cincinnati and across the nation. → Read More

Daniel Ritchie: Former fighter knows the pain of addiction

Daniel Ritchie said he knows what it means to live at rock bottom, which is why he's able to connect with those who feel hopeless or afraid of getting help. → Read More

Last-minute Thanksgiving rush amid supply chain shortages

We're only two days away from Thanksgiving, so grocery stores have been jammed-packed as families get ready to prepare their meals. → Read More

Cincinnatians get booster shot on first day Americans 18 and up can get them

The first opportunity for all adults nationwide to get a booster shot was Saturday. → Read More

CPD to receive more than $6 million for hiring officers, community policing

The Cincinnati Police Department is hiring 50 additional officers thanks to a more than $6 million grant from the Department of Justice. → Read More

Police: Man kidnapped, forced to withdraw cash from ATM in Mt. Healthy

A man is behind bars after an accused kidnapping and armed robbery. → Read More

COVID-19 booster shots authorized for all Kentucky adults

Despite where Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines still stand today, Kentucky decided to get ahead of the game when it comes to who can get their booster shot and when. → Read More

Pfizer seeking FDA emergency use authorization for COVID-19 antiviral pill

Pfizer has now applied for Food and Drug Administration emergency authorization for its COVID-19 antiviral pill. → Read More

Fans fill bars, restaurants for World Cup qualifier at TQL stadium

Cincinnati bars and restaurants were filled with soccer fanatics ahead of the major World Cup qualifier between the USA men's national team and Mexico. → Read More

Getting kids vaccinated in time for the holidays: important dates, tips to remember

With large family gatherings happening in just weeks, COVID-19 shots for kids 5 to 11 are giving parents more peace of mind. → Read More

New Fairfield police cruiser video shows pursuit following triple shooting

New police dash cam video shows a chase and arrest following a triple shooting at a Fairfield bar this weekend. → Read More

Madeira girl beats cancer, expresses love, gratitude to community that supported her

A Madeira seventh grader is officially cancer-free. → Read More

Cincinnati man describes what he saw after shooting at Cancun resort

Confused and alarmed vacationers have taken cover at a Hyatt Resort in Cancun, and a Cincinnati man is sharing what he saw and heard. → Read More

Get the Facts on the Vax: answering your questions on vaccinating 5-11 year olds

Now that kids 5-11-year-olds have the OK to get their COVID-19 shot, a local doctor spoke with WLWT to answer some of your pressing questions, especially for parents who may still be on the fence. → Read More

Cincinnati police send message to shooters amid wave of violence

The sight of flashing lights and caution tape becoming alarmingly routine in the Queen City. → Read More

Video shows car theft in Trenton, Warren County

Another family is feeling on edge after they say their car was broken into. → Read More

Caught on camera: Run in with group of people responsible for ring of car thefts

More potential run-ins have been reported with the group of people responsible for a ring of car thefts. → Read More

Milford family shares car theft story, video amid ring of vehicle thefts across Greater Cincinnati

As a ring of car thefts are being reported across the Greater Cincinnati area, a Milford family is one of the most recent victims. → Read More

West Chester man gets new, free driveway after accused scam artist never finished job

A West Chester homeowner got a brand new driveway for free after an accused scam artist never completed the job. → Read More