LOCAL NEWS FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2002|
Race redrew district, tape says|
COLUMBUS A top aide to Republican Speaker Larry Householder was secretly recorded saying the GOP kicked 13,000 African-American voters out of a hotly contested Hamilton County House district to help defeat a Democrat this November.
PULFER: Olympian is back on her feet
We start with Julie Isphording's very expensive feet. About $30,000 in recent medical bills.
RADEL: High school discipline not easy as pie
Blind Justice took a whipped cream pie in the face recently at Lakota East High School.
Some Good News
The Helping Hands that stretched from Indian Hill across town to a family in Delhi Township are reaching into the sky to help an airline flight attendant who is fighting ovarian cancer.
Party's over? Derby security to clamp down
LOUISVILLE The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have pulled in the reins tight on the 128th Kentucky Derby.
Hospital offers quick service - or lunch
In a city where many people wait hours for hospital emergency care, one hospital is promising to buy lunch for patients who wait longer than 20 minutes.
Hypnosis provides valuable police tool
Instead of being a crime-scene investigator, he's a mind-scene investigator.
Man indicted on drug charges
LEBANON A former used car dealer who just finished probation for bilking customers is accused of passing 94 altered prescriptions over a two-year period to acquire painkillers and nerve pills.
Growth plan divides council
Supporters of an economic development proposal being debated by Cincinnati City Council say it will save money, promote development and favor local companies in public projects.
Field narrows for Loveland position
LOVELAND Sycamore Community Schools Assistant Superintendent Kevin Boys is one of three finalists for the superintendent's job in the Loveland City Schools.
Kilburn foes lag in funds for primary
LEBANON Warren County Commissioner Mike Kilburn has raised more than twice as much money as the other two candidates for his seat, according to campaign finance reports filed this week.
Last call at Tag's Tap Room?
WEST CHESTER TWP. Officials here are cracking down on longtime code violations at a run-down tavern that has become an eyesore in this booming suburb.
Vandals deface airport curbs
FAIRFIELD Vandals defaced three new curbs at the Butler County Regional Airport last week by writing the words Hogan Field 10 times in wet cement.
Former police officer says he'll repay misappropriated funds
INDIAN HILL A retired Indian Hill police lieutenant is being investigated by Clermont County authorities after Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 112 officials complained that money was missing from a union account.
Warren deputy accused in school sex case quits
LEBANON A school resource officer accused of making sexual remarks to students at the Warren County Career Center resigned Monday before learning what discipline he would face.
Awaiting trial, girl out of jail
An Avondale teen, accused of killing her father by throwing bleach on him, was released to the custody of her maternal grandmother Monday.
Cincinnati loses OTR case in U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Cincinnati's appeal of an Ohio court ruling against the city law that created a drug-exclusion zone in Over-the-Rhine.
Dozens arrested in drug sweep
Police in two Northern Kentucky river cities rounded up about 65 people on drug warrants Monday afternoon.
Late state budget forces layoffs at schools
Northern Kentucky superintendents say not having a state budget is paralyzing their ability to prepare for next school year.
Next 4 years come down to 1 day
Will it be Harvard, Yale, Princeton or the University of Virginia?
Wyoming says school levy a necessity
WYOMING Falling revenues from the state and the school district's income tax mean that passing an operating levy next week is more important than ever, school officials say.
Trial opens in Craven case
COVINGTON Ronald Scott Pryor beat and shot Delta Air Lines pilot Stephen Craven to death out of greed, a prosecutor said during opening arguments Monday in Mr. Pryor's capital murder trial.
Bush calls for mental health coverage
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. President Bush threw his weight Monday behind the idea if not the details of legislation guaranteeing equitable insurance coverage for mental health services.
Stratton: Some don't get justice
Speaker Richards eyes governor's job
FRANKFORT House Speaker Jody Richards on Monday announced formation of an exploratory finance committee, the first step in a run for governor.
Tristate A.M. report
The Big Sweep started at 7 a.m., Monday in Oakley as a follow-up to the Great American Clean-up on Saturday.