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Ohio Bomb Suspect Back In Court Today

Posted On January 22, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The 20-year-old Ohio man accused of plotting to blow up the U.S. Capitol will be in court today. Christopher Lee Cornell has a preliminary hearing in a Cincinnati federal courthouse at 1:30 p.m. local time. Cornell was arrested last week and charged with plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol with pipe bombs…

Coroner: Second Worker On Bridge

Posted On January 22, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- New details in the collapse of the Hopple Street bridge over I-75 includes word of a second construction worker on the span. The Hamilton County coroner told "The Enquirer" the worker was in a backhoe that fell with steel beams on top of construction worker Brandon Carl. An initial autopsy shows Carl…

Sittenfeld To Run For U.S. Senate

Posted On January 22, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld is hoping to make a big leap in his political career. "The Enquirer" reports Sittenfeld will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, citing a need for a new generation of leaders in Washington. Sittenfeld would face U.S. Senator Rob Portman if he can survive a Democratic…

Engineers To Join Bridge Collapse Probe

Posted On January 22, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- A team of engineers will join the investigation into this week's deadly bridge collapse. Federal investigators say the experts will help determine if materials in the Hopple Street overpass were faulty or mistakes were made during construction or demolition. A traffic camera video of the bridge collapse is also being looked at…

Disabled Man Free After Carjacking

Posted On January 22, 2015

(Newport, KY) -- A developmentally-disabled Newport man is back home with his family after a wild ride with a carjacker. Police say Clifford Dragoo was in a minivan outside a Carothers Road store yesterday when a shoplifting suspect jumped in and drove off. The suspect later left Dragoo behind and ditched the van, but was…