Jeffrey Blackwell, the deputy police chief of Columbus, has been chosen as Cincinnati's new police, chief, city manager Milton Dohoney Jr. announced Friday afternoon.
Blackwell, a 26-year veteran of the Columbus Division of Police, was chosen by Dohoney from four finalists to be the permanent replacement for former chief James Craig, who left Cincinnati in June to become Detroit's police chief.
Boone County native and country music entertainer Kenny Price is being honored Saturday when a section of US 42, from I-75 to KY 237, will be dedicated in his name--The Kenny Price Memorial Highway.
The Florence native was a singer, songwriter and actor nicknamed the "Round Mound of Sound" (Price weighed close to 300 pounds for most of his career). He charted 34 singles between 1966 and 1980, including "The Sheriff of Boone County," a top-ten song on the charts in 1970.
The Hamilton County Sheriff is rolling out a three phase approach to combating what has been a continuing problem at county buildings, and especially the courthouse, dozens of homeless people sleeping and defecating on the property.
Investigators now have a better idea of how much money a former NKU Athletic Director allegedly stole.
Scott Eaton was fired in March for having inappropriate relationships with four university employees and a student. The university suspected he diverted school funds for personal reasons and had an accounting firm investigate.