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Reds Hall Of Fame Adding Exhibits

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame has two new exhibits to help celebrate this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game. "Stars of the Queen City" features one artifact from each Red to play in an All-Star Game. The other exhibit pays tribute to legendary first baseman Tony Perez, who will get his…

Gay Rights Activist In Court

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- A Hamilton County gay rights activist will be in court today, accused of faking his own kidnapping. Adam Hoover is charged with making false alarms. Green Township police say Hoover made up a story about being abducted by a person who threatened to kill his family, even posting cries for help on…

Xavier Rolls, UC Escapes In Tourney Openers

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Xavier and Cincinnati are moving on in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The sixth-seeded Musketeers easily dispatched Mississippi yesterday, 76-to-57, to set up a West Region showdown with Georgia State tomorrow in Jacksonville. Meantime, the eighth-seeded Bearcats needed overtime to beat Purdue last night, 66-to-65, putting UC on a collision course with…

Mom Charged In Baby’s Murder Moved To Jail

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The College Hill mother accused of beheading her baby daughter is awaiting her day in court. Deasia Watkins was booked into the Hamilton County Jail yesterday on an aggravated murder charge after undergoing a psychiatric evaluation at Deaconess Hospital. Prosecutors say Watkins was being treated for postpartum psychosis when she cut off…

Local Police Departments Win K-9 Funding

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Four police departments in Greater Cincinnati will be adding new four-legged officers to their ranks. Cincinnati, Loveland, West Chester and Springfield Township will buy new K-Nines with money from the Matt Haverkamp Foundation. The foundation established to honor the late Golf Manor police officer has helped local police departments buy 21 K-Nines…