Angela Ingram, Local 12/WKRC-TV

Angela Ingram

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Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Two Adams County basketball teams face off for a special cause

ADAMS COUNTY, Ohio (WKRC) - It was a rivalry that’s been going on for several years now. Two basketball teams faced off against each other for a special cause. From the start of the game, the Hawks were pretty confident they had it in the bag. The team of adults with special needs is undefeated at the annual Adams County event. They played the Sheriff Kimmy Rogers team, the Eagles, which was… → Read More

Suspect in Clermont County animal hoarding, cruelty case pleads not guilty

HAMERSVILLE, Ohio (WKRC) - A Bethel woman says she's not guilty of abusing and neglecting animals. In late January, there was a delay in the case against Carolyn Fluhart. The judge continued the case because of a technical error with how Fluhart was charged. Three horses, Alice, Annie, and Skip, have come a long way since volunteers rescued them in January. Alice and Annie were running loose on… → Read More

Cincinnati Police set to roll out new body cameras, Tasers and more

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Police call them high-tech tools that help keep the community and officers safer. Now,the Cincinnati Police Department is upgrading its technology from body cameras to the cameras in the vehicles. Walnut Hills in 2017: Officer Ken Grubbs responds to a domestic violence call and while he’s doing his job, Grubbs is ambushed and shot in the line of duty. The incident was… → Read More

Butler County sheriff deputizes 8-year-old battling brain cancer

HAMILTON, Ohio (WKRC) - When 8-year-old Naomi Short shows up, you're going know it. Friday morning, she walked into the Butler County Sheriff’s Office and made an announcement. She said to a room full of people, "I’m here! "She's full of life, despite battling Stage 4 brain cancer. “I had to get a port in, but for radiation, I didn't have to get any surgery, and with chemo I just get really… → Read More

Shooting survivor forms support group, wheelchair basketball team

ROSELAWN, Ohio (WKRC) – Rayshawn Smith re-learned how to do all the things he loved before he was shot and paralyzed. With his identical twin, Raydon, by his side, he's practicing for his big night at New Prospect Baptist Church where Pastor Damon Lynch is donating space for his new wheelchair basketball team. → Read More

Leaders debate whether keeping Middletown City Jail open is worth the cost

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WKRC) - Few cities in our area have their own jail. Middletown is an exception, but city leaders are looking at whether the cost of keeping it open is worth it. When Middletown officers arrest someone, they don’t have to drive to the Butler County Jail like mostly every other jurisdiction in the area. There's a jail in the same building as the Middletown Division of Police that… → Read More

Maggie's Hair Blessings: Hair stylist makes custom wigs for women battling cancer

BOND HILL, Ohio (WKRC) - There’s magic in her hands. She’s fast, but Damia Engleman is also precise with each cut and every bend of the flat iron. Engleman’s gift is styling hair. “Having your hair done and waking up -- it just does something to you, does something for you,“ Engleman said. She works at Khyra Hair Salon, but now she is using her skills for free to help Florence Malone. → Read More

Police make an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man on a Metro bus

NORTH AVONDALE, Ohio (WKRC) -- He was an innocent bystander according to Cincinnati Police. Twenty-one-year-old Neko Larkin was shot and killed while coming home from work. On Tuesday, police arrested, interviewed and charged 30-year-old Joshua Ervin with murder. Homicide detectives say on Aug. 17, Ervin fired a gun at another person and killed Larkin in front of other passengers on a Metro bus.… → Read More

Cadet program gives teens discipline, lessons in policing

CAMP WASHINGTON, Ohio (WKRC) - Teens have a lot of choices to make, including how they're going to spend their summer. One group decided volunteering and learning about police work is the way to go. It's been a summer of strict discipline and hard work every day, but Friday night was the payoff.... recognition from their families and the Cincinnati police officers who've mentored them. The cadet… → Read More

Thousands of teaching positions open in Kentucky just weeks before school begins

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - In just a few short weeks, children will be headed back to class, but in the commonwealth of Kentucky, there is a critical teacher shortage. It is raising red flags about the quality of education students will receive when they return to school. As of the beginning of 2019, there were 5,000 teaching jobs open in Kentucky. Wayne Lewis is the Kentucky Commissioner of… → Read More

City Council holds special session to address Cincinnati's spike in violence

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - June was the deadliest month on record in Cincinnati, according to Councilmember P. G. Sittenfeld. In a matter of weeks, multiple people were shot in Cincinnati and several were killed, but it was the faces of boys, barely into their teens, that shook many to their core. Someone shot and killed 14-year-old Anthony Hinton in Over-the-Rhine. About a week later, 14-year-old… → Read More

Body cam video shows shooting of suicidal woman armed with a knife

EAST PRICE HILL, Ohio (WKRC) - Body camera footage shows Cincinnati Police officers Joshua Wallet and Andrew Snape in a high-stress situation. A woman armed with a butcher knife was trying to force her way inside of a home with senior citizens and five small children. "Stay inside. Stay inside! Stay inside! Stop! Right now! Stop! ," the officers can be heard saying to the family and Ebony… → Read More

Bomb school: Investigators use Post-Blast Program to help protect public

TRENTON, Ohio (WKRC) - The explosions on a Butler County range are used as teaching tools from smaller ones to larger explosions that mirror real life devastation. The “Post-Blast Program” is a partnership to educate law enforcement, farm technicians, and firefighters from all over the region. Specialist Mike Grimes is the commander for the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. “We have Dayton PD bomb… → Read More

Pleas for peace come after rash of homicides in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Ten men were gunned down in the city in roughly three weeks. The latest was Wednesday morning in South Fairmount. So far, police have either arrested or put out warrants for at least six suspected killers, but several families are still hoping for justiceMargaret Williams met with Local 12 just before going to a funeral home to see her son's body. The pain of losing her son… → Read More

Massive sinkhole, landslide forces Harrison Township homeowners elsewhere

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) - From high above you can see the magnitude of a sinkhole in Harrison Township. Over the past few months, neighbor say it’s been creeping closer to their condos. Laurie Caminiti has been taking pictures and video. Caminiti said, “We started with this back in February and I was homesick, and I got video of soil just starting to disintegrate and at this point… → Read More

School bus driver involved in Rumpke truck crash will not face charges

DEARBORN COUNTY, Ind. (WKRC) - The school bus driver involved in a crash with a Rumpke truck will not face charges, but he has been cited. The crash that happened in Dearborn County on March 6 shortly before 8 a. m. sent 23 students to the hospital. The worker has been with Rumpke with 20 years. The bus driver, Raymond Nies, was not speeding, but the prosecutor said he was driving too fast for… → Read More

Police work to solve year-old murder of Hamilton teen

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) - Nearly a year has passed since someone gunned down a Hamilton teen. Now, police say they have two “persons of interest” in the shooting death of Sydney Garcia-Tovar. Sydney was shot and killed as she sat in a car with several other people at Tyler’s Creek Apartments in Fairfield Township in July 2018. Police call her an innocent victim. For 16 years, Sydney… → Read More

Court held on loading dock for 600-pound man sentenced for trafficking drugs

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - If the defendant can’t get to court, court will go to the defendant. That's what happened Wednesday when a 600-pound convicted drug dealer was sentenced. An ambulance pulled up to the loading area of the Hamilton County Courthouse. Forty-two-year-old Kirk Smith was inside. Court had to come outside to him. That’s where Smith was sentenced for trafficking in cocaine, weapons… → Read More

Children run from gunfire as man is killed near OTR park

OVER-THE-RHINE, Ohio (WKRC) - Around 8:30 Wednesday evening, children were still playing at Grant Park at Walnut and McMicken streets in Over-the-Rhine when gunfire erupted. Surveillance of Grant Park (Viewer Provided) Surveillance cameras showed children scattering in all directions to get to safety. John Donaldson is the block watch captain and a community activist. “You would expect this is a… → Read More

'Rolling Memorials' remember officers lost in the line of duty

BELLEVUE, Ky. (WKRC) - National Police Week is coming up and if you see a police cruiser in Bellevue, chances are you'll spot an unusual but touching tribute on the back of the cruiser. The Bellevue Police Department is doing what's called 'Rolling Memorials,' which allows each officer to choose an officer who was lost in the line of duty and honor them with a decal on the back of their cruiser.… → Read More