Election Day 2017
Nov 7, 2017Our political reporters are keeping you updated on Election Day across the Tri-State, including contests such as the Cincinnati mayoral election and the controversial Issue 2.
LIVE: Tensing jury selection continues Friday after setbacks
Jun 2, 2017Jury selection for the retrial of ex-police officer Ray Tensing continues Friday after a three-day pause in trial proceedings pending a decision on media accessibility.The pool of potential jurors will be whittled down to 12 and four alternates to hear the case against Tensing, a former University of Cincinnati police officer being retried for murder. About 1,000 prospective jurors were initially summoned for this week’s retrial. That number was cut down to 243 after hardship hearings, and then to 180, who filled out a 25-page questionnaire last week.
Flying Pig Marathon 2017
May 7, 2017The 2017 Flying Pig Marathon starts at 6:30 a.m. and takes runners through Cincinnati, Covington, Newport, Mariemont, Fairfax and Columbia Township.
FOLLOW LIVE: NCAA Selection Sunday
Mar 13, 2017UC, Xavier and - for the first time - NKU are going to The Dance. The WCPO Sports Team - including John Fay and Shannon Russell - will be entrenched with the local teams when their names are called. Follow their tweets and others' for full coverage of local teams and the bracket.
Leave Carol a message
Mar 5, 2017Carol Williams retires Friday after a legendary career at 9 On Your Side. Please leave her your goodbye and congratulatory notes in the comment box below.
Cincinnati Music Festival to reveal 2017 lineup Tuesday
Jan 10, 2017Organizers will announce the lineup for the 2017 Cincinnati Music Festival during a release party at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Paul Brown Stadium. Follow along live with WCPO.com/WCPO Insider Entertainment Reporter Brian Mains.
Active shooter reported at Ohio State
Nov 28, 2016 - 10:21 AM EDTAn active shooter was reported on the campus of The Ohio State University, in the vicinity of Watts Hall, on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
Portman debates Strickland in Cleveland
Oct 20, 2016Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Rob Portman will face off against Democrat challenger and former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland for the last time tonight in Cleveland.
Trump, Clinton debate in St. Louis
Oct 10, 2016Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meet for a town hall-style debate.
Hurricane Matthew live updates
Nov 1, 2016WPTV -- WCPO's sister station in West Palm Beach, Florida -- is covering the latest developments on Hurricane Matthew.
Sep 18, 2016 - 6:25 PM EDTFOLLOW LIVE: Updates on the 2016 Emmys.
Sen. Tim Kaine visits Cincinnati church
Sep 12, 2016Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine is holding a roundtable discussion at New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Cincinnati's Carthage neighborhood.
Streetcar grand opening
Sep 9, 2016Cincinnati's newest transit option -- the 3.6-mile Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar loop -- celebrates its grand opening today. We're live with editorial cartoonist Kevin Necessary who is drawing people aboard the streetcar as it runs through the city today. We've also got the latest updates from reporters.
Follow Live: Bunbury Music Festival 2016
Jun 5, 2016 - 1:07 PM EDTBunbury Music Festival 2016 returns to Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove for its second day Saturday. New to the three-day festival, now in its fifth year, is a cashless and ticketless system for concert goers at the venue. Follow live as WCPO covers everything from the field here and on social media.
Kentucky Primary 2016
May 18, 2016It's not just about Hillary and Bernie: Kentucky voters took to the polls Tuesday, May 17, to decide nominees and several state- and local-level contests.
VA answers questions at WCPO town hall event
Apr 13, 2016As part of WCPO and Scripps Washington Bureau's ongoing joint investigation into allegations of misconduct at the Cincinnati VA, whistleblowers at Cincinnati's VA Medical Center answer veterans and community members' questions at the Sharonville VFW.
Don Cheadle at Cincinnati premiere of 'Miles Ahead'
Mar 26, 2016Don Cheadle, who stars in and directed the film "Miles Ahead" about legendary jazz musician Miles Davis, will grace a red carpet rolled out in front of the Esquire Theatre in Clifton at about 6 p.m. Saturday before screening the movie at 7 p.m. with those who either purchased tickets or donated to an Indiegogo campaign he launched to fund a portion of post-production. Cheadle filmed the movie in Greater Cincinnati in 2014.
WCPO's Chili Trail Challenge
Feb 25, 2016 - 7:32 AM EDTCincinnati chili is one of those things that sets this city apart. It's an immigrant story with deep community roots. It ties us together. It elicits strong reactions. People either love it or hate it. Either way, it makes us special. That's why we created the Cincinnati Chili Trail. We invite you on our day-long journey as we hit 9 chili parlors in Greater Cincinnati.
LIVE CHAT: Steve Raleigh answers your snow storm questions
Jan 21, 2016The 9 First Warning Weather Team continues to track a system that will bring heavy snow to the region Friday. Ask Steve your snow storm questions in the box below and he may answer it live in the video player beginning at 7:45 p.m.
LIVE CHAT: Jason Adams answers your winter weather questions
Jan 21, 2016We are tracking another chance for snow coming Friday. 9 First Warning Meteorologist Jason Adams is here to answer your questions. Just sign in, write your question in the comment box, and Jason will start answering as many as he can beginning at 1:15 p.m.
Republican debate in South Carolina
Jan 14, 2016A smaller Republican field -- just seven candidates -- took part in the sixth prime-time presidential debate on Thursday night in South Carolina, hosted by Fox Business Network.
'Carol' and Golden Globes watch party
Jan 10, 2016Cincinnati has a vested interest in how well "Carol," the movie about lesbian lovers played by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, does at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards this Sunday. The movie, directed by Todd Haynes and produced by Killer Films, filmed here in the Tri-State in 2014. "Carol" is up for five awards. They include Blanchett and Mara for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture; Best Drama; Haynes for Best Director of a Motion Picture; and Best Original Score. The movie's critical success has also created increased buzz for Cincinnati as a filmmaking destination. Sunday's awards are also a fare gauge for how "Carol" could be received by the Academy Awards, who will announce its Oscar nominations on Jan. 14. The Academy Awards ceremony airs Feb. 28 on WCPO Channel 9.
RECAP: Mariah Carey's 'A Christmas Melody'
Dec 19, 2015The day is finally here! “A Christmas Melody,” Mariah Carey’s Cincinnati-filmed directorial debut, premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday on the Hallmark Channel. Follow along live with entertainment reporter Brian Mains and entertainment editor Tasha Stewart. And feel free to share location guesses and opinions of the movie in the box below.
'Star Wars' superfans share marathon experience
Dec 17, 2015 - 5:43 PM EDTMay the Force be with Clint Copenhauer, Pat Melugin, Brett Light and Aaron Jones as we follow their progression through the whopping 16 hours and 40 minutes "Star Wars" marathon at AMC Theatres in Newport.
Paris attacks: Live coverage
Nov 16, 2015At least 129 people were killed Friday in terrorist shootings and explosions around Paris. Keep up-to-date with the latest news.
Lauren Hill Telethon
Nov 13, 2015 - 1:18 PM EDTIn the 22 hours leading up to this weekend's Tipoff Classic -- which commemorates Lauren Hill's first game and basket scored with Mount St. Joseph's women's basketball team -- The Cure Starts Now is holding a telethon to help Lauren, who died earlier this year, reach her goal of raising $2.2 million toward cancer research.
CMA Awards: Follow our live coverage
Nov 29, 2015The 49th annual CMA Awards are live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena Wednesday. Follow our live coverage from Scripps reporter Clint Davis. The show begins at 8 p.m. EST.
Live fact-checking the third GOP debate
Oct 28, 2015 - 2:32 PM EDTThe third GOP debate starts at 8 p.m. on CNBC. Follow this stream to get live fact-checking of the debate from the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters at PolitiFact.
Liberty Center Grand Opening: Everything you need to know
Oct 22, 2015 - 6:10 AM EDTLiberty Center opens Thursday, with Grand Opening Events lasting all weekend. The newest mixed-use development is located at the I-75 and SR 129 interchange in Liberty Township in Butler County. Follow along LIVE as crowds check out the shopping and living center beginning at 8 a.m.
WATCH LIVE: John Boehner resigns from Congress
Sep 25, 2015 - 10:11 AM EDTIn a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans on Friday that he would step down at the end of October, giving up his coveted leadership post and his seat in Congress in the face of hardline conservative opposition.
GABF 2015: Cincinnati brewers enter national beer competition
Sep 26, 2015WCPO’s Jesse Folk will be covering the Great American Beer Festival from Denver! Several Cincinnati and Tri-State-area brewers have entered their brews and are going for the gold. Watch live as Jesse Folk and the brewers tweet their experiences and all the action from the Mile High City.Learn more at http://www.wcpo.com/beer
How you're reacting to Blackwell's firing
Sep 9, 2015City Manager Harry Black fired Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell Wednesday, claiming Blackwell’s leadership style created a work environment of hostility and retaliation. Here's what the public and city officials had to say. Leave us your comments and we may add them.
Rowan County, KY Clerk appears in U.S. District Court
Sep 3, 2015Rowan County, Ky. Clerk Kim Davis is scheduled to appear before U.S. District Judge David Bunning in federal court at 11 a.m. in Ashland, Ky. for a contempt of court hearing. Despite orders from as high as the U.S. Supreme Court, Davis has refused to issue same-sex licenses based on her religious beliefs. The elected official faces jail and fines for her refusal to perform her sworn duties.
Expert talks violence in the workplace
Aug 26, 2015A University of Cincinnati psychiatrist specializing in workplace violence weighs in and answers your questions in the wake of the shooting deaths of two TV journalists by an ex-coworker in Roanoke, Virginia.
Lumenocity Dress Rehearsal
Aug 5, 2015Lumenocity, the spectacular live music and light projection show at Washington Park and Music Hall, kicks off Wednesday night with a dress rehearsal. Follow along for the best images, videos and more.
FOLLOW LIVE: T-Mobile MLB All-Star FanFest
Jul 10, 2015The T-Mobile All-Star FanFest at the Duke Energy Convention Center has kicked off five days of 2015 All-Star Game celebrations. Follow our live coverage of the FanFest's opening day and other All-Star events here.
First same-sex marriages in Hamilton County
Jun 26, 2015Jubilant same-sex couples have lined up at the Hamilton County Courthouse to be married -- just hours after a U.S. Supreme Court decision legalized same-sex marriage across the country.
LIVE UPDATES: 9 killed in S.C. church shooting
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:57 AM EDTA white man opened fire during a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston on Wednesday night, killing nine people, including the pastor, in an assault that authorities described as a hate crime. The shooter remained at large Thursday morning.
Recap: Freddie Gray rally, march in Downtown Cincinnati
Apr 30, 2015Black Lives Matter Cincinnati held a protest outside the Hamilton County Courthouse in Downtown Cincinnati over the police-custody death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. A smaller group split off and marched through downtown and Over-the-Rhine.
Live updates from Baltimore riots
Apr 28, 2015 - 9:11 AM EDTCivil unrest continued into the overnight hours Tuesday in Baltimore after National Guard troops were called in to contain riots in that city's streets following the funeral of Freddie Gray, a man who mysteriously died in police custody on April 12.
RECAP: Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments
Apr 28, 2015For more than two hours, Supreme Court justices listened to arguments in a same-sex marriage case Tuesday that combines cases filed in Tennessee, Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky. Their decision, expected in June, could decide the legality of same-sex marriages not only in those states, but the country.