In an effort to stem the homicides that have plagued the city first the first of the year, Cincinnati police will increase police overtime, hire officers away from other departments, add a recruit class and revive a gang unit, Mayor Cranley and Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said this morning.
“We want people of this city to know that help is on the way,’’ Cranley said at a city hall press conference packed with neighborhood and community leaders, council members and police officers.
You won't get a very long look at it, considering the race only lasts about one minute, but a University of Cincinnati professor has designed a new and improved skeleton sled for the U.S. Olympic Team.
Grant Schaffner also improved the sled for the 2010 Olympics by making it stronger, flexible and designing it to smooth out the bumps and making it more steerable and controllable. For this Olympics he teamed with ProtoStar engineering, Fairfield-based Machintek Corporation, deBotech Inc of North Carolina and Carpenter Technology Corporation of Pennsylvania.
Young women who receive the HPV vaccine are not more likely to have sex or participate in unsafe sexual behaviors. That's according to a report released Monday by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
The study finds teen girls and young women's beliefs about the human papillomavirus vaccine - whether accurate or inaccurate - aren't linked to subsequent sexual behaviors.
If a legislative district has a majority of African-American residents, must it be represented by an African-American?
That is a sticky question that has been roiling in the Hamilton County Democratic Party recently, as the Democrats try to hold on to the 32nd Ohio House District held by Dale Mallory who term-limited out and is running for the Ohio Senate.