Cincinnati News

Ex-NKU Athletic Director Pleads Guilty

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Highland Heights, KY) -- The former athletic director at Northern Kentucky University will be sentenced next month for stealing from the school. Scott Eaton pleaded guilty yesterday to a theft charge as part of a deal that will give him a ten-year prison sentence. Eaton stole more than 310-thousand-dollars from NKU's athletic department over six…

Teacher Fired For Racist Comment

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Fairfield, OH) -- A Fairfield teacher is out of the classroom for good for making a racist comment to a student. The school board voted last night to fire Gil Voight after a state hearing officer ruled they had cause to do so. Voight was suspended in December for telling a black student that, quote,…

County, Bengals Team For GE Push

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Hamilton County officials and the Cincinnati Bengals are cutting a deal in hopes General Electric sets up shop at The Banks. County officials will give the Bengals a new scoreboard, in exchange for the go-ahead to build a high-rise tower for GE's global operations center. The company is considering The Banks for…

Kings Island To Unveil New Coaster

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Mason, OH) -- Roller coaster fans are preparing to be among the first to ride Kings Island's newest scream machine. The Cincinnati-area amusement park opens for the season today, with the new Banshee roller coaster as the main attraction. It's the world's longest inverted steel roller coaster, with seven inversions over 41-hundred feet of track.

Lakota West Band Director Suspended

Posted On April 18, 2014

(West Chester, OH) -- Lakota West High School's band director will watch his career end in disgrace. Greg Snyder was suspended from his job this week after Lakota district officials found he was using school time to promote and run non-school clinics and get free trips and meals from vendors. Snyder has also agreed to…