Cincinnati News

Kings Island Makes Cancer Campaign Gifts

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Mason, OH) -- Kings Island officials are making good on their promise to help kick cancer. Amusement park officials presented 186-thousand-dollars yesterday to three anti-cancer groups through the "Kings Island Kicks Cancer" campaign. Visitors bought soccer balls to kick into the park's fountain during the past month for a chance to win a new car.

Heat Wave Expected This Week

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Tri-State could be in for its first heat wave of the summer. National Weather Service forecasters say high temperatures will be near or above 90-degrees through at least Wednesday. The heat could spawn some strong, but brief showers and thunderstorms before temperatures cool off a bit on Thursday.

Toddler Dies After Fall Into Pond

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Fairfield, OH) -- More details are expected today in the drowning death of a Fairfield child. Police say the 18-month-old victim fell into a decorative pond last night at a Casey Court home. The toddler died at Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital.

Reds To Open Baseball Academy

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Cincinnati Reds are bringing baseball and life training to inner city kids. Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will join Reds officials and players today to cut the ribbon on the Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy. The seven-million-dollar complex on East Seymour Avenue will provide free, year-round baseball instruction to the…

Streetcar Work Moves Downtown

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Construction of the Cincinnati streetcar project is moving downtown. City officials say Court Street will be closed between Walnut and Vine streets between 8 p.m. tonight and 6 a.m. Monday while crews lay more tracks. You can find detour routes online at www.roadmapcincy.com.