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Cincinnati coach Jan resigns amid investigation over remarks

Feb. 18, 2020 10:32 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — FC Cincinnati coach Ron Jans resigned amid an investigation by Major League Soccer of his use of a racial slur in the locker room. Jans resigned late Monday, FC Cincinnati President Jeff Berding said. The club had suspended Jans pending the investigation, which was prompted by a complaint...

Feds: Officer texted club about undercover cop, then lied

Feb. 14, 2020 5:11 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati police officer was arrested Friday on charges that she lied to federal investigators about confirming by text a nightclub owner's suspicion that a customer was an undercover officer. Quianna Campbell, 39, appeared in federal court Friday afternoon after charges were unsealed,...

FILE - In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley listens during a city council meeting at city hall in Cincinnati. The Democrat announced on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, that he is exploring a run for Ohio governor in 2022. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Cincinnati mayor exploring 2022 Democratic bid for governor

Feb. 14, 2020 2:37 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mayor John Cranley of Cincinnati said Friday he is exploring a run for Ohio governor in 2022. The Democrat said he thinks Ohio is “falling behind and must do better.” He pointed to Cincinnati's growth and progress in recent years that have seen more riverfront development...

Bank fires workers for stealing customer info in fraud ring

Feb. 14, 2020 10:29 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Fifth Third Bank has fired a small number of employees who stole customer information and gave it to people outside the company in what was an orchestrated fraud ring, the bank said Friday. The Cincinnati-based bank said it has identified about 100 customers who were victims of fraud and...

Cincinnati rallies, beats Memphis 92-86 in overtime

Feb. 13, 2020 10:19 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tre Scott had 25 points and 19 rebounds, Jarron Cumberland scored eight of his 15 in overtime and Cincinnati rallied to beat Memphis 92-86 on Thursday night. After a Memphis free throw to start overtime, the Bearcats went on an 8-0 run, including a three-point play on Cumberland's only...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Dayton Police Department shows Connor Betts. The federal investigation into the motivations of Betts, a gunman who killed nine people last year in Dayton's crowded entertainment area is nearing an end, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office for southern Ohio said Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Police who were nearby in the Oregon district fatally shot Betts about 30 seconds after he opened fire early in the morning of Aug. 4, 2019,  with an assault-style gun.  (Dayton Police Department via AP, File)

FBI says probe into Dayton shooter's motives nearing end

Feb. 13, 2020 2:15 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The federal investigation into the motivations of a gunman who killed nine people last year in Dayton's crowded entertainment area is nearing an end, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office for southern Ohio said Thursday. Chris Hoffman, who recently became head of the field...

Study: Naloxone dispensing increased more than 2,000%

Feb. 10, 2020 7:17 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Naloxone dispensing increased more than 2,000% in Ohio since it was made available without a prescription in 2015, research shows. A new study by the University of Cincinnati showed obtaining naloxone without a prescription made a huge impact in the state, WCPO reported. The drug, which...

Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell looks on during a timeout during the first half of the Birmingham Bowl NCAA college football game against Boston College, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Luke Fickell tells Michigan State he's staying at Cincinnati

Feb. 10, 2020 4:32 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Luke Fickell informed Michigan State on Monday that he's decided to stay at Cincinnati, leaving the Spartans to resume their search to find Mark Dantonio's replacement. Fickell has rebuilt Cincinnati into a Top 25 program in his three seasons. Dantonio, who stepped down from the job...

Group unveils new decks of cards aimed at solving homicides

Feb. 10, 2020 1:30 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — An organization in Ohio that distributes playing cards featuring homicide victims and descriptions of where their murders occurred to try to help solve the crimes unveiled two new decks Sunday. The new Cold Case Playing Cards decks were unveiled at a news conference at the Hamilton County...

Cincinnati Reds' Nick Castellanos waits for interviews to begin during a news conference announcing his signing with the baseball club, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Cincinnati. Castellanos signed a $64 million, four-year deal with the Reds. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

$165 million later, Reds see themselves as a contender

Feb. 7, 2020 12:13 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Manager David Bell hears the buzz around town. Reds fans who haven't had much to cheer for six years are ruminating not only about a return to winning, but a spot in the 2020 postseason. A $165 million spending spree changed everything. Cincinnati was one of the biggest players in the...