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Past articles by Christian:

Majority of overdose deaths in Butler County prompts sheriff to visit U.S. southern border to Mexico

Preliminary data from the Butler County Board of Health shows 184 people died from a drug overdose in 2022. The Butler County Coroner's Office said that 88% of those deaths were fentanyl related. → Read More

1 dead after crash involving Rumpke truck, I-275 EB closed between Blue Rock Road and Colerain Avenue

Eastbound Lanes are closed between Blue Rock Road and Colerain Avenue. Colerain Township PD PIO said the highway will be closed 'for a while.' → Read More

Police: 2 hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash in Westwood

Three vehicles collided around 3:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Werk Road and Harrison Avenue. Police did not provide an update on the condition of the third person. → Read More

CPD officer hospitalized after being struck by vehicle Downtown

CPD has not released the identity of the officer involved and the department has not provided any additional information about what led up to the crash. → Read More

Police: Infant found dead in vacant Falmouth home

When officers arrived, they discovered an unresponsive infant inside the home. The child was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival, investigators said. → Read More

Police: 1 airlifted to hospital after Hamilton crash

It happened shortly before 7 a.m. Tuesday on Hamilton Scipio Road near the intersection of Robinson Road in Butler County. → Read More

Bockfest 2023: Parade and Bockfest Hall activities canceled Friday due to weather

The good news: All other activities at participating bars Friday as well as all activities on Saturday and Sunday at Bockfest will proceed as scheduled. → Read More

State of Emergency declared in Kentucky ahead of severe storms

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said this action allows the state to be better prepared to respond as quickly as possible if there are 'real concerns and dangers to our people.' → Read More

Police: Man dies after being hit by semi on I-75 in Warren County

Middletown native Jerry Sprinkle, 50, was walking in the northbound lanes of traffic near mile marker 40 in Warren County around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was hit. → Read More

West Chester to pay $28k settlement to man who claimed he was racially profiled by police

West Chester Township trustees agreed to pay a settlement to a man who claims police officers racially profiled him while searching for a shoplifting suspect in a grocery store. → Read More

'It's going to be a tough summer': Construction will close part of Loveland Bike Trail during peak season

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is replacing the pedestrian bridge on the Little Miami Scenic Trail over O'Bannon Creek, according to the city. → Read More

Woman dies after Covington shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in Covington Sunday evening. One person was found with at least one gunshot wound near 13th and Wheeler St. and transported to UCMC. → Read More

Researchers at UC developing technology that regenerates portions of the heart damaged in heart attack

Dr. Wang and his team of researchers at UC explain they can reprogram damaged heart cells by using a lab-grown patch of muscle. → Read More

Police: 1 dead, 1 seriously injured after motorcycle struck dog in Adams County

Brook Naph, 22, was riding on the back of a motorcycle when the driver, a 34-year-old man, struck a dog that ran out into the roadway. → Read More

Blue Ash man accused of raping child on 'multiple occasions' over the span of 5 years

Robert F. Hogan III has allegedly been sexually abusing the child since she was 8 years old. Hogan will appear before a judge at the Hamilton County Court House at 9 a.m. → Read More

Vivek Ramaswamy: Cincinnati native, author and St. X grad announces presidential run

The 2003 St. Xavier grad released a video on Twitter Tuesday night formally launching his bid for president. → Read More

Police search for person of interest after bullets left outside Ross High School

School officials said classes are being held as normal with extra police on the shared high school and middle school campus. → Read More

Urban Artifact's 'Pickle' beer is back

The first batch was brewed back in 2015 to pay homage to the old German tradition of putting a pickle in your Christmas tree, according to the brewery. → Read More

A Thing-a-Ling year to remember: Schmidt Bakery has record breaking famous Cherry Thing-a-Ling sales

In just five days, the business sold 19,365 dozen. That brings the total Cherry Thing-a-Lings sold in the 2023 season to 232,380. → Read More

9 hospitalized after condo complex fire in College Hill

Crews got the call around 1:10 a.m. Tuesday for a fire alarm activation at the Hammond North Apartments on Hamilton Avenue. → Read More