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Sheriff rehires former deputy with criminal past: 'I am a good old boy. I do give people 2nd chances' Video included

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Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones rehired an employee who left the department under a cloud of suspicion and then a criminal conviction six years ago, telling FOX19 NOW he is lucky to to have him.

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Air Care responds to Clermont County crash

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AirCare is responding to a crash that has Ohio 125 shut down in Clermont County.

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NB I-75 reopens from crash, fuel spill Downtown

NB I-75 is back open Downtown. (www.ohgo.com) NB I-75 is back open Downtown. (www.ohgo.com)
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A jackknifed semi tractor-trailer shut down northbound Interstate 75 past the Brent Spence Bridge Tuesday morning, Cincinnati police said.

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Police: Speed a factor in multi-injury crash involving school bus that critically hurt student, 12 Video included

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Excessive speed is believed to be a factor in a multi-vehicle bus crash that left several injured, police said.

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER

More rain before we dry out Video included

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Rain is back in the forecast for the first part of the work week after a dry weekend.

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Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

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Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall.

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GOP Ohio Gov. Kasich signs order on gun background checks

Gov. John Kasich (Associated Press/file) Gov. John Kasich (Associated Press/file)

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an executive order intended to improve compliance with gun background check reporting.

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Cameo nightclub shooting suspect tried to pay off witnesses, court docs show

Cornell Beckley is facing charges including murder, involuntary manslaughter and felonious assault. (Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Cornell Beckley is facing charges including murder, involuntary manslaughter and felonious assault. (Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
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The surviving suspect in a Cincinnati nightclub shooting is accused of trying to pay off witnesses in connection with his upcoming murder trial. 

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DREAM HOME 2018

St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway tickets on sale now Video included

The 2018 Dream Home is located in Pierce Township (Provided rendering from St. Jude) The 2018 Dream Home is located in Pierce Township (Provided rendering from St. Jude)

FOX19 NOW is proud to again partner with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for the 2018 Dream Home Giveaway. 

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Mom accused of killing, burying baby now allowed curfew

Skylar Richardson is charged with murder in the death of her newborn baby found buried in a Warren County backyard. Skylar Richardson is charged with murder in the death of her newborn baby found buried in a Warren County backyard.
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A modification has been granted for Skylar Richardson's house arrest now allowing a curfew to be in place. 

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Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk Video included

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Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

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2 teens allegedly killed mother of 1 of the boys Video included

Kimberly Mironovas' body was found around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said her son and another teen killed her. (Source: Kimberly Mironovas' body was found around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said her son and another teen killed her. (Source:
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Kimberly Mironovas' body was found around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said her son and another teen strangled her. 

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For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids Video included

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For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.

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Texas man sentenced to 50 years for $1.2M theft of fajitas

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A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.

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Study shows best times to buy airline tickets Video included

A new study shows when to expect the cheapest airfare. (Source: CNN/Southwest Airlines) A new study shows when to expect the cheapest airfare. (Source: CNN/Southwest Airlines)
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A new study shows when to expect the cheapest airfare.

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Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

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Lawyers for the family of a black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot say an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.

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Police: CA mother kills 2 children, then herself Video included

Police in Modesto, CA, are searching for a motive in the shooting deaths of two children apparently carried out by their mother before she killed herself. (Source: KCRA/CNN) Police in Modesto, CA, are searching for a motive in the shooting deaths of two children apparently carried out by their mother before she killed herself. (Source: KCRA/CNN)
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Police in Modesto, CA, are searching for a motive in the shooting deaths of two children apparently carried out by their mother before she killed herself.

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Court sides with human in copyright fight over monkey selfie Video included

A federal court said that animals may not sue for copyright protection in a ruling on a lawsuit over a series of entertaining selfies taken by a monkey. (Source: David Slater/KGO/CNN) A federal court said that animals may not sue for copyright protection in a ruling on a lawsuit over a series of entertaining selfies taken by a monkey. (Source: David Slater/KGO/CNN)
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A U.S. appeals court has ruled in a case over selfies taken by a monkey that lawsuits can't be filed claiming animals have copyrights to photos.

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Former President George H.W. Bush in ICU at Houston hospital Video included

Former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized Wednesday, but his condition has steadily improved. (Source: CNN) Former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized Wednesday, but his condition has steadily improved. (Source: CNN)
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Bush, 93, lost his wife Barbara just last week. The couple was married for 73 years, longer than any other president and first lady in history. 

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Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

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Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.

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Waffle House hero starts GoFundMe for families of victims Video included

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James Shaw, Jr. said he's not a hero. But his actions are nothing short of remarkable.

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Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate Video included

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Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend his confirmation. More>>

Stephon Clark's brother charged with misdemeanor assault

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Prosecutors have charged the brother of an unarmed black man who was shot to death by Sacramento police with misdemeanor assault and vandalism.

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Aurora man caught in 'random act of violence' now fighting for his life Video included

A 22-year-old Aurora man is currently fighting for his life in a hospital bed after police said he was shot earlier this month. (Provided) A 22-year-old Aurora man is currently fighting for his life in a hospital bed after police said he was shot earlier this month. (Provided)
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A 22-year-old Aurora man is currently fighting for his life in a hospital bed after police said he was shot earlier this month.

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Caught on camera: Giraffe escapes zoo exhibit

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A baby giraffe escaped her exhibit at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo in Indiana. It took zookeepers about two hours to get her back into her exhibit

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson announces birth of a third daughter

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson posted the news of his daughter’s birth on Instagram.

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City leaders tour 911 call center, action plan to follow

Cincinnati city leaders got a chance Monday to tour the Emergency Communications Center. (WXIX) Cincinnati city leaders got a chance Monday to tour the Emergency Communications Center. (WXIX)
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Cincinnati city leaders got a chance Monday to tour the Emergency Communications Center.

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Waffle House murder suspect Travis Reinking is in custody

Travis Reinking was arrested in a wooded area in Nashville, one day after killing four people and injuring four others at a Waffle House. (Source: NASHVILLE POLICE/TWITTER) Travis Reinking was arrested in a wooded area in Nashville, one day after killing four people and injuring four others at a Waffle House. (Source: NASHVILLE POLICE/TWITTER)
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BREAKING: Murder suspect Travis Reinking is in custody and was arrested in a wooded area, according to Nashville police.

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Report: Kentucky has the 2nd highest number of pregnant smokers Video included

Women ages 20-24 were most likely to smoke during pregnancy. (Source: WAVE 3 News) Women ages 20-24 were most likely to smoke during pregnancy. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
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Women ages 20-24 were most likely to smoke during pregnancy.

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Dream job: Harley-Davidson paid interns get a motorcycle too

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Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its paid summer internship program.

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DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media) The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)
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The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

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Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

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The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states. More>>

Reds explode for 10 runs to beat Braves

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The Reds scored 10 runs Monday to beat the Braves and win for just the second time at Great American Ball Park this season.

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With lights from Toys R Us dimmed, sales plunge at Hasbro

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The repercussions from the demise of Toys R Us have begun to ripple outward beginning with Hasbro, which is reporting a loss and plunging revenue in its first quarter. More>>

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

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Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users. More>>

Public archery range opens in Deerfield Twp

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The Carter Park Archery Range is officially open.

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It's a boy! Kate Middleton gives birth to third child Video included

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Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William have two children, George and Charlotte.

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Mother tells children 'they are going to see Jesus' before setting car on fire

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Witnesses said the woman revved the car engine until it caught fire.

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Planned Parenthood sues Indiana over new abortion rules

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Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is suing Indiana officials over a new law that will require medical providers who treat women for complications arising from abortions to report detailed patient information to...

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Officer takes the cake with accidental tasing apology

Hamilton Twp. Officer Workman apologizes to Firefighter Rickey Wagoner for accidentally tasing him during an EMS call (Credit: Hamilton Twp. Police) Hamilton Twp. Officer Workman apologizes to Firefighter Rickey Wagoner for accidentally tasing him during an EMS call (Credit: Hamilton Twp. Police)
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Wouldn't it be nice if all the world's problems could be solved with a slice of cake? 

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Police: Fight may have led to driver plowing car into bar Video included

Loveland Police are investigating a vehicle accident that ended with a car driven into a bar as potentially intentional. The accident injured 3 people. Loveland Police are investigating a vehicle accident that ended with a car driven into a bar as potentially intentional. The accident injured 3 people.
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Three people were injured after a vehicle crashed into a building in Loveland, Loveland police say. 

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'Uber' for lawn care is coming to Cincinnati

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If you're a homeowner, you've probably wished you could snap your finger and have your grass mowed, weeds whacked, and shrubs trimmed.

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Cincinnati gas prices shoot up nearly 16 cents

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The price of gasoline in Cincinnati has shot up nearly 16 cents in the past week.

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Parents: Teachers taped 5-year-old's mouth shut, wouldn't let him eat Video included

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Outraged parents say preschooler Abdul Dannoui cruelly had his mouth taped shut and regularly had his lunch thrown out by his own teachers.

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Waffle House shooting victims: DeEbony Groves, 21, was 'full of immense potential' Video included

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Groves was a senior at Belmont, where she majored in social work, and her death left the school "shocked and devastated" its president said. 

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Video shows students bullying girl wearing hijab Video included

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Originally captured on Snapchat, one student was heard yelling offensive words at another girl who was wearing a hijab.

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Kate Spade setting up shop in Cincinnati

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Fashionistas rejoice! A new retailer is coming to Cincinnati Premium Outlets this summer. 

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Sunday marks 2 years since Pike County massacre Video included

Top: Christopher Rhoden, Jr.; Clarence "Frankie" Rhoden, Hannah Gilley, Hanna Rhoden. Bottom: Dana Rhoden, Christopher Rhoden, Sr.; Kenneth Rhoden; Gary Rhoden. (GoFundMe/Facebook) Top: Christopher Rhoden, Jr.; Clarence "Frankie" Rhoden, Hannah Gilley, Hanna Rhoden. Bottom: Dana Rhoden, Christopher Rhoden, Sr.; Kenneth Rhoden; Gary Rhoden. (GoFundMe/Facebook)
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This weekend marks the two-year anniversary of the Pike County massacre. 

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Acting City Manager takes the lead, plans on fixing 911 problems

Patrick Duhaney (provided by: City of Cincinnati) Patrick Duhaney (provided by: City of Cincinnati)
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After approving the resignation of Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black Saturday morning, city council members also approved the appointment of Assistant City Manager Patrick Duhaney as acting city manager.

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City manager quits seconds before Council meets to fire him Video included

Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black (FOX19 NOW/file) Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black (FOX19 NOW/file)
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City Manager Harry Black resigned Saturday morning, just seconds before an extraordinary special session of Council began to fire him.

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