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Ohio River’s huge algae bloom a warning for water suppliers

A rare outbreak of toxic algae on the Ohio River that has stretched more than 600 miles is starting to wind down.

Man charged with killing woman in Ohio pleads to some counts

A Kentucky man charged in the slaying of an 87-year-old woman found in the trunk of her car in southwest Ohio has pleaded guilty to lesser charges - but a jury will still decide the murder charge and whether he should get the death penalty.

New downtown bridge to open early

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says a new Ohio River bridge between downtown Louisville and southern Indiana is expected to open earlier than projected.

Lexington man drowns in South Carolina

RICHLAND COUNTY, Sc. (WTVQ) - A Lexington man working for Nicholasville-based R.J. Corman Railroad, drowned in flood waters while working in South Carolina. The...

Ohio prosecutor says man indicted in apartment stabbings

A southwest Ohio prosecutor says a 20-year-old man has been indicted on murder charges in a stabbing attack that killed one man and wounded four children in a suburban Cincinnati apartment.

Ohio man identified as victim of I-65 wreck

Kentucky State Police say an Ohio man was killed in a wreck that closed down southbound Interstate 65 for several hours near Elizabethtown.

Construction company cited in fatal Ohio overpass collapse

Federal officials have cited a company in charge of demolishing a highway overpass that collapsed and killed a construction worker for two safety violations and fined it $14,000.

2 charged in death of man found in sleeping bag in Kentucky

An Ohio man and woman accused in the death of the woman's grandfather whose body was found in a sleeping bag in a Kentucky creek have been indicted in Ohio.

Simulation lab in Ohio to train VA health workers in KY

A new $3.3 million simulation laboratory will train thousands of VA health workers and others in the state at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in southwest Ohio.

Ohio bill would allow patients to get STD meds for partners

A bill in Ohio seeks to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases by allowing doctors to prescribe medication to their patients' partners without first examining them.

More than 100M gallons of sewage spilled into Ohio River

More than 100 million gallons of untreated sewage spilled into the Ohio River in southern Louisville after a fire disabled a water treatment plant Wednesday night.

Judge agrees to delay in Ohio terrorism suspect’s case

A federal judge has pushed back the timetable for the case of an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol.

Ohio museum, university create artifacts for Kentucky site

A museum and a university in southwestern Ohio are working together to create artifacts for a new display at a northern Kentucky historic site.

Body of Louisville man found, swept away in flooding

A body found near the Ohio River in Louisville has been identified as that of a man who went missing during flooding last weekend.

FEMA to test Emergency Alert System in 4 states

Residents in Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio will have their regularly programmed television and radio shows interrupted Wednesday during a test of the nation's emergency alert system.

Ohio city begins flood cleanup as Ohio River drops

Authorities in Cincinnati are taking down floodgates and doing cleanup work as Ohio River floodwaters recede.

Ohio River flooding expected most of week

Forecasters expect the Ohio River to remain above flood stage for most of this week after reaching its highest level in two decades.

Family of worker killed in I-75 accident sues Ohio

The parents of a worker killed when a highway overpass collapsed have sued Ohio's Department of Transportation.

Ohio city settles lawsuit by wheelchair comic’s promoter

A man arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after asking people in a promotion if they wanted to laugh at a "crippled girl" has received $25,000 from the city of Cincinnati to settle a federal free-speech lawsuit.

Ohio man pleads guilty to armed robberies in 4 states

A central Ohio man has pleaded guilty to armed bank robberies in four states.

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