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  • Zombie nativity: Ohio nativity scene featuring the undead yanked over complaints
    Zombie nativity: Ohio nativity scene featuring the undead yanked over complaints
    A Zombie nativity scene in Ohio has rankled residents; the bizarre scene is straight out of sacrilegious 101 – the three kings are replaced by a trio of wide-eyed, crowned skeletons, a kneeling Joseph and Mary have become pale-faced ghouls...
  • Teen shot over Air Jordan shoes: Sneaker envy leads to teen thief, 16, shot dead
    Teen shot over Air Jordan shoes: Sneaker envy leads to teen thief, 16, shot dead
    A 16-year-old teen was shot and killed over a pair of limited edition Air Jordan shoes. The Middletown, Ohio high school teen, described as a “nice guy” and a “dedicated student,” evidently was also a gun-toting hoodlum....
  • Baby zombie Jesus
    Zombie nativity ordered removed by Ohio township
    Freedom of religion can be a tricky thing in the United States. Most of the time it means that the government can not enforce or favor one religion or set of religious beliefs over another. It also means that using force of government to try to...
  • 7-Day Dec 22nd
    Pre-Christmas warm up
    A mini warm up just before Christmas may have you dreaming of a warm holiday in the tropics! No need to worry though for cold Christmas fans as the chilly holiday air will come rushing back just in time for Christmas Day. A few snowflakes may even...
  • Demand growing for food assistance
    Ohio hard hit by SNAP cuts
    The Ohio Association of Foodbanks says the state is losing ground in the fight against hunger. More than two million Ohio residents are needing help from the state's emergency food bank system.Back in November, 2013 Congress reduced benefits...
  • Cute holiday gift: Velvet Ice Cream Celebrating 100 Years (ice cream cookbook)
    Cute holiday gift: Velvet Ice Cream Celebrating 100 Years (ice cream recipes)
    I have a sore throat. All I can think of is ice cream. Velvet Ice Cream has been an Ohio family-owned favorite ice cream company for 100 years. That's saying a lot. Ohio puts up some steep competition in the artisan ice cream world . . ....
  • Sunday
    Gloomy but not too cold
    It may not have looked like it, but high pressure dominated the weather pattern for the Ohio Valley on Saturday. This will continue to be the case on Sunday with fairly calm weather. However, it may still not look like the way you would expect...
  • Thousands of crows turn Ohio city into Hitchcock movie
    Thousands of crows turn Ohio city into Hitchcock movie
    Springfield has been looking like a scene out of the Hitchock 1963 movie "The Birds" after a murder of approximately 50,000 crows have made a habit of bedding down for the night in the city.The crows spend their days in the Ohio fields...
  • Crows leave Springfield, Ohio with poop, noise and agravation!
    Crows leave Springfield, Ohio full of defecating calling cards as 50,000 roost
    A murder of crows have saturated the downtown area of Springfield, Ohio to the point that the inner city is looking like it came right out of the Hitchcock movie “The Birds,” said one of the city’s leaders. Springfield isn&rsquo...
  • The six bowl-eligible teams who did not get invites to a bowl game in 2014
    The six bowl-eligible teams who did not get invites to a bowl game in 2014
    The following is a list of the six bowl-eligible college football teams that did not get invites to a bowl game for the 2014 season. A total of 82 college football teams were bowl-eligible this year but there were only 76 bowl slots open for the...
  • Matthew Mitchell
    Chillicothe Police Officer places man in coma
    A Chillicothe, Ohio police officer is under investigation for excessive use of force after slamming a handcuffed man to the floor causing him to suffer severe head trauma and placing him in a coma. Matthew Mitchell of Chillicothe was rushed from...
  • 7-Day Forecast
    Wet start to the weekend
    A slug of moisture is moving through the Ohio Valley courtesy of an area of low pressure today. This will continue to bring cloudy and wet conditions through Saturday morning. In fact, storm total rainfall through lunch time Saturday could range...
  • Tuesday
    Cold returns with a chance for slick roads
    *Freezing Rain Advisory in effect from 4 a.m. til 10 a.m. Tuesday*Hopefully you enjoyed the warmth over the weekend because Mother Nature has turned the outdoor thermostat back down today. Temperatures will fall towards the freezing mark this...
  • Michigan scores another touchdown against Ohio State
    Michigan-Ohio State rivalry the lighter side part 1
    The Michigan-Ohio State rivalry began by political differences and an actual war. Read about it here. This column secretly went to Columbus, Ohio last week to sort out fact from fiction about the Wolverine-Buckeye rivalry. Inquiring minds wanted...
  • Ferguson Protesters in Cincinnati
    Several arrested after Ferguson protesters march onto I-75 in Cincinnati
    CINCINNATI, Ohio - Protesters briefly shut down a section of I-75 in Cincinnati near the Ezzard Charles exit as they chanted, "Hands up, don't shoot" to protest the grand jury decision Monday not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in...