LOCAL NEWS FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2003|
Accused Covington teacher identified |
The Diocese of Covington Saturday confirmed that Paul Arbogast, a teacher at college-prep high school Covington Latin, was suspended Friday in the wake of allegations of child sex abuse.
Election Guide 2003|
Cincinnati.com provides an early look at the Nov. 4 vote with help on getting you registered, lists of area candidates and the latest campaign news. And there's more to come, including candidate profiles - as we get closer to Election Day.
PULFER: Dana Siegel gets the glorious gift of a second wind
Looking at the tiny person of Dana Siegel, who has wrestled with three big diseases, you have to wonder why she's so chipper. Wasn't she born with a whine reflex?
BRONSON: A soldier returns from WMDs to BMWs
Listening to gripes about Iraq reminds me of the story about the sailor who dove into the sea to save a child who had fallen overboard. As he drags the boy to safety, the mother yells, "Where's his cap?"
Good Things Happening: Students help teacher turn 100
Henry Rumpke didn't polish an apple, but he baked a cake for his first and favorite teacher.
Man to put gun, debate in open
A Northside man suing for the right to carry concealed weapons will strap his handgun on his hip Sept. 28 and lead a group of like-minded gun owners up and down his neighborhood streets.
Poor urged to go to polls
Harry Belafonte, the 76-year-old actor, crooner and political activist, used his still-strong and silky voice at First Lutheran Church in Over-the-Rhine to urge people to empower themselves by voting.
Jury award criticized
A Mount Airy woman, whose 8-year-old daughter won a $139,000 jury award last week, said Saturday the amount isn't enough to meet the medical expenses the family has incurred as a result of the girl's injuries.
Post-game rowdiness raises concerns
MOUNT HEALTHY - On the gridiron, the Mount Healthy Owls are enjoying a good season. But off the field, after the games, things aren't as positive.
More to Madeira fest than fun, games
MADEIRA - You could tell a block away, from the drumbeats mingled with the occasional strains of acalliope, that this was no ordinary party in the park.
Montgomery, Sycamore: The next section's for you
Attention residents of Montgomery and Sycamore Township: Your communities will be the subject of the next Enquirer "Great Neighborhoods" section, to be published Oct. 7.
DOWNTOWN - A convicted robber is back behind bars, suspected in a series of downtown robberies.
Mason schools to seek bond issue
MASON - Despite opening a new $72 million high school just over a year ago, Mason schools will soon be overflowing with younger students. School officials are turning to residents - and their pocketbooks - for help.
Speed trailer slammed by speeder
MIAMI TWP. -
A driver rammed a speed trailer - one of those gizmos parked alongside the highway that flashes oncoming traffic's speeds -- along Ohio 131 last month because he was . . . speeding, police say.
Fairfield to break ground on community arts center
FAIRFIELD - After years in the planning, the city's Community Arts Center breaks ground Monday, filling out Village Green, the new downtown for this Butler County suburb.
Survey gives Miami low marks on diversity
OXFORD - A newly published college guide describes Miami University's student body as homogeneous, with little acceptance of gays, lesbians and racial minorities.
Miami lines up big names for lecture series
OXFORD - The man who led New York City through Sept. 11, 2001, three former presidential candidates and a feminist pioneer are part of Miami University's speaker lineup this school year.
Nancy Neumann promoted peace
From the time she was born, Nancy Neumann knew she was living in a world where - if people acted on their beliefs - they could change it for the better.
John Peter owned Norwood cafeteria
John Peter's Norwood restaurant, Peter's Cafeteria, was a landmark in the Norwood community from 1910 to 1984. His sense of faith and devotion to the people he loved made him a landmark in his family.
Ohio Bicentennial Notebook
DOWNTOWN - An Ohio bicentennial historical marker will be dedicated at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County at 10 a.m. Oct. 4.
Ohio Moments: New Philadelphia founded amid Indians
On Sept. 21, 1752, John Knisely - who would become the founder of New Philadelphia, Ohio - was born in Lancaster County, Penn.
Policeman accused of church break-in
MASSILLON, Ohio - A police officer described as religious by co-workers has been charged in a church break-in after a security videotape showed a uniformed officer kicking in doors leading to the church office.
Man freed from prison in child pornography case
COLUMBUS - A man imprisoned for writing fictitious stories of child torture and molestation returned home Friday, two months after a state appeals court threw out his child pornography conviction.
CROWLEY: Broadsides continue over sub
The Newport submarine sounds like the daily special at a Monmouth Street sandwich shop. But in two years or so, we can expect to see the USS Narwhal, a decommissioned nuclear submarine, right along Riverboat Row.
Tobacco debate frays nerves
Patricia Hoover-Ebersole has struggled for years to kick her pack-a-day smoking habit.
Murder warrants issued in 3 slayings
RICHMOND, Ky. - State police obtained murder warrants Saturday for a man they believe killed three Texas men in April and dumped their bodies in the Kentucky River.
Teacher fired; she wed outside Church|
Angel Meacham had no idea she was about to get fired. But the divorced Catholic elementary school teacher remarried in a Presbyterian church without an annulment.
Woman runs van in garage, calls 911 |
A woman who worked for a day care referral service is accused of trying to kill herself and two pre-school aged children by putting them in her minivan in a closed garage and starting the engine.
Kentucky: Spence Bridge is a priority|
Kentucky state highway officials said Friday that renovating or replacing the Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River at Cincinnati is now one of their top priorities and they want federal approval within six years for whatever project is selected.
Priests and Sexual Misconduct|
Four priests in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and two priests who formerly served in the Diocese of Covington have been suspended and/or accused of sexual misconduct in a scandal that has swept across the country. Click here for an archive of Enquirer reports.
Erpenbeck Investigation |
Bill Erpenbeck was one of the Tristate's biggest home builders before his company crumbled in a bank fraud scandal that affected lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.