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Past articles by PJ:

Tom Brady vs. Joe Burrow: Is Burrow better than Brady at this stage of his career?

Joe Burrow has accomplished more than most NFL quarterbacks at the young age of 26. Tom Brady was able to say the same. Which QB was better at this stage of their career? → Read More

'Burrowhead my a**' | Travis Kelce mocks Bengals after AFC Championship win

After a week of trash talk, the Kansas City Chiefs came out on top in the AFC Championship, breaking its losing streak to the Bengals and punching its ticket to the Super Bowl. → Read More

Snow emergencies issued as heavier than forecast snow falls

More snow is coming down than originally forecast, and some communities are issuing snow emergencies or travel advisories. → Read More

TJ Houshmandzadeh this week's Ruler of the Jungle; Bootsy Collins to perform at halftime

The Cincinnati Bengals wild card game will feature a rescheduled halftime performance by local favorite Bootsy Collins and its single-season receptions record holder as Ruler of the Jungle. → Read More

Bengals-Bills is canceled: Here are the playoff scenarios laid out by the NFL

The decision not to play the game has major ramifications on the NFL playoffs and the Bengals place in it. Here's a breakdown of what it means. → Read More

From Damar Hamlin to Ryan Shazier, Cincinnati has been the unfortunate site of several scary NFL moments

Damar Hamlin's injury is unique, and unlike even some of the most extreme NFL injuries, several of which all happened right here in Cincinnati. → Read More

We could see a record 'flash freeze' as part of this incoming winter storm: Here's what that means

When rain falls before temperatures plummet, a 'flash freeze' can occur, causing hazardous conditions. Here's what it means. → Read More

Pepp & Dolores named among top 100 restaurants in the U.S.

OpenTable released a list of the best restaurants across the country, and an OTR Italian favorite was the only local restaurant to make the cut. → Read More

Former UC QB Desmond Ridder named starter for Atlanta Falcons

The former University of Cincinnati quarterback who led the team to its first and only College Football Playoff appearance is getting his shot in the NFL. → Read More

2 arrested after police chase across the Ohio River; Chase connected to Green Twp. home invasion

Two suspects led police officers on a chase that went across the Ohio River, down River Road in Northern Kentucky. → Read More

Ohio sets record for most absentee, early voting in a statewide gubernatorial election

Ohio has set a record for the most early and absentee voting in a statewide Gubernatorial election, surpassing the previous record set in 2018. → Read More

Report: Cincinnati Bengals CB Chidobe Awuzie has season-ending injury

Awuzie suffered a torn ACL in the team's Monday Night Football blowout loss to the Cleveland Browns. → Read More

Woman shot and killed in car on Reading Road in Avondale

Cincinnati police said the shooting appears to have come from one car toward another car, but were still working on more details. → Read More

'2nd-largest' indoor pickleball facility in the country to be built in West Chester

The facility will feature 17 indoor courts, five outdoor courts, a bar, restaurant and event space. Its expected to open its first phase of use in early 2023. → Read More

Police: Man threatens shooting spree on Miami University's campus

A man was arrested after he allegedly threatened to go on a 'parent shooting spree' during parents weekend on Miami University's campus due to the congestion they were causing. → Read More

1 dead after driver crashes Jeep into utility pole, tree in Blue Ash; power lines fall on school bus

Police on the scene said a Jeep struck a power pole, then a tree, causing the power pole to fall on top of the Sycamore schools bus. → Read More

Metro to offer free rides to and from the Bengals vs. Falcons game at Paycor Stadium this weekend

Metro is partnering with Miller Lite to offer free rides between noon and midnight for the Bengals vs. Falcons game. → Read More

Bengals TV viewership grows the most in the entire NFL to start the season

More new viewers watched the Cincinnati Bengals than any other NFL team so far this year compared to last year. → Read More

Death investigation underway at Hamilton home

The couple who lived in the house at the center of the investigation had only moved in just about a week ago, neighbors said. → Read More

1 dead, 1 in serious condition after shooting victims crash car into fire house in Paddock Hills

Around 7 p.m., the two victims in a car crashed into one of the garage doors of the Cincinnati Fire Department District 9 fire station on Reading Road, CPD said. → Read More