(Cincinnati, OH) -- A Cincinnati man is facing a host of charges after police say he smashed his way through a school. Colin Murphy was arrested early yesterday inside Rothenberg Preparatory Academy in Over-the-Rhine. Cincinnati Public School officials say Murphy broke water lines and vandalized classrooms, causing 100-thousand dollars in damage.
(Cincinnati, OH) -- Cincinnati commuters are celebrating new rules regarding construction downtown. City officials say contractors must stop all work during the morning and evening rush hours and must keep street lanes clear all day. The new rules were put in place yesterday to reduce traffic congestion near downtown building projects.
(Columbus, OH) -- Indicted State Representative Pete Beck is leaving Columbus for good. Beck resigned yesterday, just over a month before he leaves office at the end of his term. The Mason Republican had rejected calls by Ohio House leaders to step down after he was charged with defrauding investors in a software company.
(Cincinnati, OH) -- Convicted Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter will make another case for a new trial today. Hunter's attorney claims the jury forewoman lied on her jury questionnaire when she denied being a crime victim. Prosecutors say the forewoman answered honestly and the claims are an attempt by Hunter to deflect wrongdoing.
(Liberty Township, OH) -- A Butler County teenager is accused of setting a boy on fire. Sheriff's deputies say the 17-year-old boy lit the 14-year-old victim on fire this past weekend in a bullying incident in Liberty Township. The victim is recovering from second and third-degree burns. The accused bully is charged with aggravated arson…