Although video footage doesn’t always answer every question about officer-involved fatal shootings, we believe that it’s better to release the footage quickly and no withhold this information from the public. Read more

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“What we figured out in Cincinnati in 15 years is that it is more than just policing.” Read more

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Weird, wild stuff, that game in Cincinnati. It left the Packers 1-2 and so banged up that their Week 4 breather looks mighty timely to one of the Observers Read more

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Hermes (aka Mercury) looked slightly blue standing in the buff in the entry courtyard at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, though his stone-cold body wasn’t entirely nude. Tied around his trim waist Read more

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 As I write this, local funny guys Patrick Schmitz and Dave Bogan are only a little over an hour away from their next Game Show Night at the Alchemist Theatre. The strange mix of comedy and game show-like social dynamics sounds like fun. And if.. Read more


In November, the GreatAmerican Insurance Co., based in Cincinnati, sought a declaration infederal court in Houston that it was not liable to pay the deathbenefits from a 2007 office fire because the t,Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird Read more

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