Saturday, October 9, 2004

Local news briefs

Six months since soldier kidnapped

Today marks six months since Spc. Keith Matthew Maupin, a 2001 graduate of Glen Este High School, was kidnapped during an insurgent attack in Iraq. Family members plan to have a private prayer circle today and ask others to pray for Maupin's safe return.

Ex-cop reenacts shooting on TV

A former Cincinnati police officer critically wounded in 1998 by a suspect who shot at her helped re-enact the incident Friday morning for a future Discovery Health channel program. Katy Conway, who retired after the February 1998 shooting, portrayed herself in the filming. Conway, was shot four times in the hips, leg and side by Daniel Williams. She returned fire, killing him.

Columbus Day Closings

Postal Service: No delivery

Library: Open

Banks*: Closed

Trash collection:

Cincinnati: Regular collection ; Rumpke: Regular collection

CSI: Regular collection

Metro: Regular schedule

Parking meters: Coins required

Courts: Closed

Government offices

Federal: Closed

City: Open

County: Closed

State: Closed

Stock markets: Open

Ohio E-Check: Closed

Kentucky Emissions Check: Closed

* In-store branches of US Bank will be open regular hours. Fifth Third Bank Marts in Kroger stores and the Fifth Third Banking Center at Concourse B, Terminal 3 at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport will be open.

County will wall off Powers' courtroom
Drug case proceeds; judge had testified
West Nile became man's Twilight Zone
Four arrested in teen's death

Bush, Kerry clash in heated rematch
In their own words
Clooney called '60s liberal
Senate races rake in bucks
Greenhills voters can beef up home fund
Partner benefits could be curtailed
Wording of Ohio's gay-marriage ban called sweeping
Same goals but different paths
Election board vote tied on registration residency

Withrow remembered
Cincinnati's 'brownouts' coming to an end Sunday
U.S. citizenship grows by 70
Drake Center flier called 'outrageous'
Findlay Market to be open Sundays in '05
Frailey may get 3.9% raise
Schools cope with crowds
Local news briefs
3 more Mason students charged in stolen gun
Bond $600K in Miami rape case
Neighborhood briefs
State sues over fitness funds
Big weekend may boost science museum
Public safety briefs
Eighth-graders in Madeira gather items for troops

CSO program luminous
Ballet opens exuberantly

Good Things Happening
It's Saturday evening, time to go to church

Bernard Roeckers, XU athlete

Police seek assailant in store robbery
Trial date reset in abuse suit against diocese
Track upgrade ahead of plan
Family battles Bellevue for a handicapped spot
Lawmakers examine two health options
Keeneland dares to mix history, hi tech
N. Ky. news briefs
Federal legislation would aid speedway
Covington man died before fire at his apartment