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SkyStar observation wheel to be replaced with bigger wheel

Feb. 23, 2020 8:58 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The SkyStar observation wheel that provides views of Cincinnati will make its last rotations along the Ohio River next month. The large Ferris wheel has glowed in the city's skyline for over a year but will stop on March 1. It will be dismantled and replaced with a larger wheel. The new...

Hall of Famer Perry leads 7 into SC Athletic Hall of Fame

Feb. 22, 2020 6:01 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry is among seven named to the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame. Perry won 314 games over 21 seasons and won the Cy Young Award with the Cleveland Indians in 1972 and the San Diego Padres in 1978. He was also baseball coach at Limestone College...

Woman pleads guilty to crash that killed white supremacist

Feb. 20, 2020 9:53 PM EST

NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman pleaded guilty on Thursday to manslaughter in a car crash that killed a white supremacist leader. Emily Sherry, 24, entered her plea in the April 2018 death of Robert Ransdell, 37. Sherry was driving under the influence on Interstate 275 when she veered into oncoming...

FILE – This undated booking photo provided by the Montgomery County Sheriff shows Ethan Kollie. Kollie, a friend of a gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage in Dayton, faces sentencing on unrelated federal firearms charges. On Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, U.S. District Judge Thomas Rose is expected to sentence Kollie, 24, who pleaded guilty in November to lying on a federal firearms form and to possessing a gun while using illegal drugs. (Montgomery County Sheriff via AP)

Judge gives prison time to friend of gunman who killed 9

Feb. 20, 2020 4:57 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A friend of a gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage in Dayton, Ohio, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison on Thursday on unrelated federal firearms charges. Ethan Kollie, now 25, pleaded guilty in November to lying on a federal firearms form and to possessing a gun while...

FILE - In this July 18, 2019 file photo Benjamin Glassman, the former United States Attorney of the Southern District of Ohio, speaks during a news conference in Cincinnati. Squire Patton Boggs announced Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, that Glassman, who recently resigned, will be joining the global law firm as a partner. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Former US attorney joins global law firm

Feb. 20, 2020 2:36 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A global law firm announced Thursday it has hired another prominent former federal official from southwest Ohio. Squire Patton Boggs said Benjamin Glassman will work out of its Cincinnati and Columbus offices as a partner in its government investigations and white collar practice group. ...

Cincinnati center Chris Vogt blocks Central Florida forward Collin Smith (35) during the first overtime of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Cincinnati. (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

Johnson leads UCF to 89-87 double-overtime win over Cincy

Feb. 19, 2020 10:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Central Florida turned to Tony Johnson Jr. in the second half. The freshman didn't let the Knights down. Johnson scored four of his career-high 21 points in the second overtime and Central Florida upset first-place Cincinnati 89-87 in an American Athletic Conference game on Wednesday...

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 file photo, Cincinnati Reds announcer Marty Brennaman speaks to the crowd during a farewell event for his retirement following a baseball game in Cincinnati. Brennaman has been tapped to be the grand marshal for the 101st Findlay Market Opening Day Parade in Cincinnati on March 26, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

And this opening day parade belongs to Marty Brennaman

Feb. 19, 2020 3:00 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Longtime Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman will be the grand marshal for the 101st Findlay Market Opening Day Parade in Cincinnati on March 26. Brennaman, known for his signature call of “And this one belongs to the Reds!” after a victory, ended his 46-year career...

Cincinnati renames park in honor of slain police officer

Feb. 18, 2020 9:49 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati renamed a park Tuesday in honor of a Cincinnati police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty. The city announced that East Hyde Park is now named Police Officer Sonny Kim Park during a private ceremony with his family, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported. Kim was...

Cincinnati coach Ron Jan forced out after racist comments

Feb. 18, 2020 6:14 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati head coach Ron Jans was forced out after an investigation by Major League Soccer found he'd used a racial slur in the locker room and made other troubling comments. Jans resigned under late Monday after the team notified him he couldn't continue as coach. Jans had been...

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,...