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Power Restored In Clermont County

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Union Township, OH) -- The lights are back on for nearly nine-thousand Duke Energy customers in Clermont County. The utility says several transformers were blown out last night when a car hit a utility pole at Summerside and Klatte roads in Union Township. Most Duke customers were without power for more than three hours.

Man Charged In Uber Driver Assault

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- A Cincinnati man will be in court today, accused of beating up an Uber driver in Over-the-Rhine. Cincinnati police say Varun Varma punched the driver in the face and damaged the vehicle's windshield early yesterday after a disagreement on Main Street. Varma is charged with assault and criminal damaging.

Pair Charged In Extortion Scheme

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Two people are behind bars for what police say was an elaborate extortion scheme. Hamilton County prosecutors say Sarah Rosenhagen and Tony Gibson posed as court employees to threaten jail time and the release of embarrassing information to get money from their victim. The pair allegedly collected as much as 80-thousand-dollars before…

Gas Prices Continue Climb

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The days of sub-two-dollar gasoline appear to be over in the Tri-State. CincyGasPrices.com reports the average price of self-serve regular is up 18-cents this week to two-dollars-47-cents a gallon. You'll find a handful of service stations charging less than two-dollars-25-cents, but most are up around two-dollars-50-cents as production slowdowns impact gas supplies.

February Temperatures Among Coldest Ever

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- This past February will be remembered as one of the coldest ever in the Tri-State. The National Weather Service says the month ended as the fourth-coldest February on record with an average temperature of 23 degrees. More than 18-and-a-half inches of snow fell during the month, the fifth highest total in the…