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Shots fired near football stadium at Taft High after game  FOX19

There was a large police presence near Taft High School on Wednesday night after shots were fired in the area.

Cincinnati school board raises issues about new Stargel Stadium design  WCPO Cincinnati

Cincinnati School Board members saw design plans for the new Stargel Stadium for the first time Wednesday.

Taft locker room trashed at Stargel Stadium, CPS ‘regrets miscommunication’  WXIX

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Video surfaced of Taft coaches and staff walking into the locker room at Stargel Stadium on Monday to find it trashed after losing a ...

Schools to FC Cincinnati: We'll take the lead on the Stargel Stadium rebuild in West End

As talks got underway this summer for the rebuild of Stargel Stadium in the West End to make way for a new Major League Soccer stadium, it quickly became ...

New photos give glimpse of future West End high school stadium  WLWT Cincinnati

Cincinnati Public School Board members and the public are getting a first glimpse of the new Taft High School football stadium, scheduled to open next year.

Berding: FC Cincinnati stadium won’t touch Taft High School  Cincinnati Business Courier

If FC Cincinnati is admitted to Major League Soccer and builds a new stadium in the West End, it will not impact Taft Information Technology High School, the ...

Adolphus Washington signs with hometown Bengals  WXIX

The Bengals have signed former Taft High School star Adolphus Washington to their active roster.

'It means so much': Finale at Stargel Stadium comes with mixed emotions  WLWT Cincinnati

The Taft High School Senators played their last game at Stargel Stadium in the West End Friday in their game against rival Aiken High School. “We've had over ...

CPS board approves resolution advancing efforts to build FC Cincinnati stadium in West End  WXIX

FC Cincinnati is one step closer to building a soccer-specific stadium in the West End.

Bengals Bytes (9/27): Getting off the field is a focus for the defense  Cincy Jungle

Matchup Of The Game: No Caution Light At This Corner This one on Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) is that five-star-Pro-Bowl-Hall-of-Fame matchup ...

FC Cincinnati wants to replace Stargel Stadium in the West End  WCPO Cincinnati

Jeff Berding wants to put FC Cincinnati's Major League Soccer stadium where a high school stadium already exists.

Taft students preparing for future career with the help of drones  WLWT Cincinnati

Local non-profit helps students gain hands-on work experience.

FC Cincinnati sets stadium timetable - Cincinnati Business Courier  Cincinnati Business Courier

Construction work on the foundation of FC Cincinnati's $200 million-plus stadium in the West End should begin in April, with steel to support the seating area ...

Glory Days: Hamilton Taft 1962 team had 'charm'

Hamilton Taft hoops coach McCollum wondered if his Tigers should trade the yellow school bus for a plush ride. No way.

Activists, elected officials hotly oppose FC Cincinnati stadium in West End  Cincinnati Business Courier

Several major black political leaders expressed skepticism or outright opposition to building a new, $200 million soccer stadium for FC Cincinnati in the West ...

Wish List: Reliable transportation, help with educational costs could aid young mom

This young mom is on the brink of achieving her college dreams. She'll just need a way to get to school.

President George H. W. Bush and Cincinnati: a look back

President George H.W. Bush wasn't from Cincinnati – it just seemed that way from all his local connections and visits. As former Enquirer political reporter ...

West End: From Crosley Field to soccer stadium?  WCPO Cincinnati

He's too young to remember the Reds playing at Crosley Field, the charming old ballpark they left in 1970, but he'd loved to share the excitement with his ...

Groundbreaking set for FC Cincinnati stadium  WXIX

FC Cincinnati says groundbreaking for its new West End stadium will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 18 - rain or shine - and you're invited!

Taft HS teammates meet back up in College Football National Championship  WLWT Cincinnati

The National Championship game pitting Ohio State against Oregon is leaving many people in Cincinnati unwilling to choose a side.

Meet 25 NFL players from Greater Cincinnati high schools

Meet Greater Cincinnati high school alumni on NFL rosters - including practice squads - along with some biographical information about each player. (Please let ...

Taft High School cross country star wins Flying Pig scholarship  WLWT Cincinnati

Coach describes him as determined, sweet and caring.

Mayor calls City Council vote on FC Cincinnati soccer stadium for Monday  WCPO Cincinnati

City Council is apparently joining the rush to approve an FC Cincinnati stadium in the West End and clear the way for Major League Soccer to award the Queen ...

Miracle or Mirage?  Cincinnati CityBeat

ACT scores and a mysteriously ended cheating probe raise questions about Taft High School's climb to the top.

Cincinnati Public Schools asks for public input on West End stadium  WLWT Cincinnati

Cincinnati Public Schools is collecting surveys about FC Cincinnati's proposal to move Stargell Stadium to build a professional soccer stadium. The soccer ...

FC Cincinnati On The Brink Of MLS Expansion  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

MLS Commissioner Don Garber is expected to announce FCC as the league's newest expansion team on Tuesday.

City Council unanimously approves FCC, West End benefits deal  WLWT Cincinnati

FC Cincinnati cleared its biggest hurdles yet with two big moves on Wednesday. FCC and the West End council met for hours behind closed doors about what ...

The under-the-radar signing of Adolphus Washington  Cincy Jungle

The Cincinnati Bengals signed former third-rounder Adolphus Washington this week, replacing the injured Ryan Glasgow. If Washington mirrors his production ...

Ohio teacher's love seen in 87 graduation gifts  WKYC-TV

CINCINNATI — In case you forget: You matter — a lot. And you're annoying, sometimes, but for the most part, you're amazing. “So go be great,” teacher Sinita ...

CPS board votes unanimously for West End land swap with FCC  WXIX

The Cincinnati Public School Board has voted unanimously for a land swap with FC Cincinnati in the West End where Stargel Stadium currently sits.

FC Cincinnati to join MLS, become city's newest pro sports franchise  WXIX

Cincinnati will join the league in 2019 and play at the University of Cincinnati's football stadium until 2021.

FC Cincinnati acquires West End option for CMHA properties (Video) - Cincinnati Business Courier  Cincinnati Business Courier

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority approved an option agreement with FC Cincinnati Tuesday night that would allow the soccer club to buy land in ...

FC Cincinnati deal to invest in West End advances with Port, neighborhood pact  Cincinnati Business Courier

The Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment Authority, known as the Port, can proceed with redeveloping properties in the West End now that it has reached a deal ...

Taft Names New Football Coach  WXIX

Greg Conwell will be the next head football coach at Taft pending school board approval.

City council approves FC Cincinnati stadium infrastructure funding  WCPO Cincinnati

CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati City Council approved a $34.8 million stadium infrastructure package Monday, granting FC Cincinnati the last public financing piece ...

In wake of shootings, CPS moves football game

After a spate of shootings on the West End Wednesday, school officials decided not to play a football game Thursday night at Taft High School's Stargel Stadium.

Womens basketball | Assistant coach Mark Mitchell leaving Ohio State  The Columbus Dispatch

Mark Mitchell has resigned from the Ohio State women's basketball staff to pursue other opportunities, a source confirmed to The Dispatch on Tuesday. Mitchell ...

Will Harry Black resign today? What we know

City Hall heads back to work Monday after the Friday evening bombshell that the mayor is seeking City Manager Harry Black's resignation. It's unclear where ...

Full Transcript: Editorial board meeting with Steve Chabot

The editorial board's discussion with Congressman Steve Chabot on his policies and vision for Ohio's 1st Congressional District.

Sittenfeld announces $34 million proposal toward FC Cincy stadium West End construction  The News Record

Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld announced a proposal Friday to allot $34 million in taxpayer money toward FC Cincinnati (FCC) stadium construction ...

FC Cincinnati gets unanimous approval from CPS to build in West End  WLWT Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday in favor of a land swap with FC Cincinnati, clearing another major hurdle to build a stadium in ...

Ex-felon wins case to coach high-school football in Ohio  Columbus Dispatch

The state Board of Education defied a state hearing officer's recommendation and decided yesterday to grant an ex-offender a permit to continue coaching ...

A teenaged hitman was sentenced Wednesday. Where was his family? Not in court.

No one showed up at the courtroom Wednesday morning to speak for Andrew Lavender, who killed a father of five on a midsummer night in 2014 when ...

Here's what FC Cincinnati's stadium could look like in the West End (Video) - Cincinnati Business Courier  Cincinnati Business Courier

As FC Cincinnati awaits a decision on its bid to become one of Major League Soccer's two expansion clubs to begin play in 2020, a rendering has surfaced of ...

Ex-con asks to continue coaching  Columbus Dispatch

Jeffrey Cargile Sr. spent several years as a volunteer football coach at Taft High School in Cincinnati, where he wanted to show youths at risk of getting in trouble ...

UAPB’s new head coach pleased with recruiting class  Pine Bluff Commercial

A celebration of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Head Coach Cedric Thomas' first national signing day class was a success, and the Social Lounge was ...

Man shot, killed in attack on Cincinnati police officer was once a promising former foster kid  WCPO Cincinnati

A man shot and killed by a Cincinnati police officer Sunday seemed to be at a very different place in his life six years ago.

Carruthers family legacy abounds  Hamilton Journal News

Editor's note: This is the fifth installment in a series of profiles of people the JournalNews has chosen as leading positive changes in our community.

List: National Signing Day 2016  WXIX

A compiled list of where Tri-State student-athletes signed for National Signing Day.

Jesse Jackson brings Kroger boycott to Cincinnati  WLWT Cincinnati

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is in Cincinnati on Tuesday, and there's a lot on his agenda.

2 teens face felony charges after shot fired, pursuit in West End  WLWT Cincinnati

Four teenagers were taken into custody after a stolen vehicle pursuit in West End, police said. Now two of those teens are facing serious charges.

NFL player, former Buckeye Adolphus Washington arrested on weapons charge near Cincinnati

Adolphus Washington, a defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills, was arrested on a weapons charge in Sharonville, according to a police report.

Retired priest: 'It's hard for us to go fishing'  The Catholic Telegraph

William Cross's mother wasn't exactly thrilled when he converted to the Catholic faith. Back then, in 1964, he was a University of Cincinnati student on ...

'He's Very Rare': Displaying Some Uncommon Athleticism, Ohio State's Adolphus Washington Not Your Average Defe  Eleven Warriors

Ohio State's Adolphus Washington can do things on the football field most can't.

26 local seniors nominated for McDonald's All American Games  WXIX

McDonald's today announced its list of 984 high school basketball seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2014 McDonald's All American Games, ...

JCPS: Metal detectors not needed despite increase of guns in schools  WAVE 3

Guns in schools are a growing problem and there is increasing debate over what to do about it here in Louisville. Victims of gun violence and a group of local ...

A.J. Green and Tyler Eifert holding joint football camp in June  Cincy Jungle

Two of the Bengals' best players are hosting a football camp for elementary and middle school students.

Student’s stutter doesn’t stop him winning over the crowd  PBS NewsHour

Trevor Acord hasn't let a stutter stop him from being a leader and role model at his school. Communications Arts High School in San Antonio, Texas, produced ...

NFL Week 5 Bengals vs Bills: Player, coach, and team connections  Cincy Jungle

There are quite a few connections between the Bengals and Bills, most notably is current Bills WR Brandon Tate.

Reviving a Historic Clubhouse  Cincinnati CityBeat

Breakfast buddies unite to preserve a Hannaford home in Walnut Hills and the legacy of black women lifting others up since 1904.

East Walnut Hills refuses to cower after robbery of CEO

The president and CEO of 3CDC was a victim in an aggravated robbery Saturday.

NFL Draft 2016: Adolphus Washington calls hometown Bengals 'the dream'  Cincy Jungle

After helping the Buckeyes go 50-4 during his time in Columbus, Adolphus Washington now hopes to stay close to home and play for the hometown Bengals.

Making Sure The Neighborhood Benefits From A New Soccer Stadium  WVXU

Some Cincinnati council members now want an enforceable community benefits agreement to be a part of any city support for an FC Cincinnati stadium. That.

Family struggling to deal with loss of 9-year-old murder victim as suspects arraigned  WLWT Cincinnati

As two teenagers were charged with the murder of a 9-year-girl, the victim's family continues to struggle with the loss. Alexandria "Sissy" Thompson was shot to ...

Drummer Ralph Morris Penland played with ‘Who’s Who’ of jazz

Ralph Morris Penland was a modest virtuoso of the drums who loved to teach, but performing was his life.

Meet the Ohio State Class of 2012 | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Just a few months ago, Urban Meyer came to Ohio State with a recruiting class ranked just inside the Top 25 in the nation. Today, National Signing Day 2012, ...

EXCLUSIVE: FC Cincinnati stadium’s potential economic impact detailed  Cincinnati Business Courier

A new FC Cincinnati stadium would have a significant ongoing economic impact on the region, a new study shows.

Police video shows how close NFL player came to being shot  WLWT Cincinnati

Cincinnati native, current Buffalo Bills player Adolphus Washington faces weapons charge.

3 communities vying for FC Cincinnati 25,000-seat stadium  WLWT Cincinnati

Three Tri-State communities are vying to become the home of Football Club Cincinnati's 25000-seat stadium.

Judge Norbert Nadel reflects on 40 years on the bench  WLWT Cincinnati

Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Norbert Nadel marks a new chapter in his life on New Year's Eve. Based on Ohio's constitution, Nadel, 75, will retire ...

Activists fight to keep basketball court, community garden in Over-The-Rhine  WLWT Cincinnati

With development moving up the hill from Over-The-Rhine and speculators quickly snatching up every property in the Vine Street corridor, the basketball court at ...

Ohio State Football: Brionte Dunn and 5 Recruits Most Vital to Luke Fickell Era  Bleacher Report

If Luke Fickell wants to keep his gig as the Ohio State University head football coach, it will be vital for him to get Brionte Dunn and these four recruits committed ...

MN VOICES | Sondra Samuels and the Northside Achievement Zone  Twin Cities Planet

Updated, 10/20/2011: Sondra Samuels, NAZ's Chief Executive Officer and a member of its board, thinks the controversial film, Waiting for Superman, has ...

Family grieves, police investigate deadly shooting by a police officer on Fountain Square  WXIX

There are two pictures being painted of 16 year-old Davon Mullins, the teen who struggled with a Cincinnati Police Officer Saturday night, and ultimately lost his ...

#ThankATeacher Trending Before National Teacher Day On May 6th  CBS Local

(CBS SF) — If you can write an essay, thank a teacher. If you learned a second language, thank a teacher. If you know how to spell “receive,” thank a teacher.

Mike Bercovici, Arizona State Quarterback: 5 Fast Facts

The senior quarterback is slated to lead the Arizona State offense this season. Learn more about the Sun Devils standout right here.

Maria Davis Gave JAY Z A Shot When No One Else Would  Vibe

VIBE profiles New York City legend, Maria Davis, of Mad Wednesdays.

Film Study: The Defensive Adjustments That Led To A Title | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

A pair of seemingly small schematic changes midway through the year paid huge dividends for the Silver Bullets during their National Championship run.

Elite 24 Hoops Classic  Inside Hoops

Under Armour has announced the return of the annual Elite 24 basketball showcase to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2 on the East River on Sat., Aug. 20.

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