Cincinnati News

Local Startup Wins Disney Backing

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- A Cincinnati-based startup company is getting support from the Walt Disney Company. ChoreMonster was selected as one of eleven companies to work in the Disney Accelerator. The kids-chore app maker will receive investment funds and business advice from Disney's top executives.

COAST Makes Case Against “Icon Tax”

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Cincinnati's anti-tax group is calling a proposed sales tax to cover Music Hall and Union Terminal renovations a major burden on the community. The Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes urged Hamilton County commissioners yesterday to scrap the plan. COAST's leaders say the "Cultural Icons Tax" would be as burdensome as…

Miles Davis Biopic Shooting Underway

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Cincinnati is standing in for late 1970s New York for a movie being shot in the city. The first scenes for "Miles Ahead" were shot yesterday on West Seventh Street, with actors Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor in the starring roles. The film based on the life of jazz icon Miles Davis…

Police Investigate Downtown Murder

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- There's no word yet of an arrest in the first murder reported this year in downtown Cincinnati. Police say 25-year-old Joshua Taylor died at a hospital after being shot in Piatt Park. Police are using security camera video and statements from several witnesses to help find the shooter.

Infant’s Death Under Investigation

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Fairfield, OH) -- An autopsy report is pending on a 27-day-old girl found dead in her Fairfield home. Police were called to a Bibury Road home this past weekend when Aubrey Reader was found unresponsive by her mother. There's no evidence at this point of foul play.