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Past articles by James:

'This is why there aren't any grocery stores in the black community,' officer tells girl he stunned

An officer who used a Taser on a girl accused of shoplifting violated several department rules, a use of force review found. → Read More

Newlyweds file class action lawsuit over NKY wedding reception hepatitis scare

A newlywed couple filed a lawsuit after they allege their entire wedding was exposed to hepatitis A. → Read More

Mount Adams residents say some Airbnb guests are loud, disorderly

Three Mount Adams properties used for short-term rentals have drawn at least 20 complaints since last year. → Read More

Moon dust gifted by Neil Armstrong at center of woman's lawsuit against NASA

Laura Murray Cicco wants a court to declare her the rightful and legal owner of a vial of moon dust she says Neil Armstrong gave her. → Read More

Ex-Campbell County judge sentenced to 20 years for sex crimes

A judge sentenced Tim Nolan Friday to 20 years in prison for human trafficking and other crimes. → Read More

Cincinnati police captain alleges 'illegal' abuse of overtime pay in lawsuit

A Cincinnati police captain is accusing a former district commander of felony theft for "systemic abuse of overtime." → Read More

I-Team: Linda Tally Smith shrugs off calls to resign, runs for re-election

The commonwealth's attorney for Boone and Gallatin counties is shrugging off calls to resign after an affair with a detective and running for re-election. → Read More

Stress contributing to Cincinnati 911 center understaffing, police say

Officials have turned some of their focus on the 911 center after Kyle Plush's death. → Read More

Cranley says he wants Black out as city manager because of 'enraged' late night calls

Mayor John Cranley said his efforts to oust City Manager Harry Black are related to Black's "long standing practice of calling myself and other city leaders enraged at night." → Read More

Soggy forecast prompts first Reds Opening Day delay since 1966

The Reds Opening Day game has been postponed to Friday due to inclement weather. → Read More

Cincinnati Councilman Wendell Young accuses Mayor John Cranley of potential bribery

City Councilmember Wendell Young said he plans to go to the U.S. attorney's office Wednesday about filing a complaint against Cranley. → Read More

'Predatory' property investors agree to pay Cincinnati, change practices to settle lawsuit

Two land investment companies sued by the City of Cincinnati last year have agreed to fix up their properties. → Read More

Couple accuses city manager of retaliation over critical allegations

Harry Black retaliated against an employee in response to allegations made by that employee's wife as she left her city job, the couple alleged. → Read More

Crime is down overall in Cincinnati, but violent crime increases

City officials released Cincinnati's crime statistics for 2017 Monday. → Read More

I-Team: Law enforcement agencies hold their own accountable

The I-Team found many examples of police departments holding their own accountable during an investigation of local law enforcement agencies. → Read More

Police discipline Elmwood Place: Department has history of hiring troubled officers

Elmwood Place has hired police officers who were fired or forced to resign from other departments. → Read More

Cincinnati police sergeant accuses city of making officers' medical information public

A Cincinnati police sergeant filed a lawsuit against the city Tuesday, alleging he discovered police officers' confidential medical histories viewable by almost any department employee. → Read More

Police discipline in the Tri-State: 'Recycled cops' move from department to department despite discipline issues

A 9 On Your Side I-Team investigation found some small communities have a history of hiring disgraced cops that other departments have fired. → Read More

Cincinnati district fire chief sues city after he's passed over for promotion twice

A high-ranking fire department official alleges in a federal lawsuit that he was passed over for promotion twice after he brought issues of possible wrongdoing to the attention of the city manager. → Read More

'Hillbilly Elegy' author J.D. Vance discusses his next book, his nonprofit group and Middletown

The author of "Hillbilly Elegy" sat down with 9 On Your Side for an extended interview. → Read More