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Michael Keating/Cincinnati Police Dept.

Cincinnati's police chief and the head of the police union are at odds about allowing civilians to process crime scenes.  

The number of shooting victims in Cincinnati is increasing. New data shows year-to-date (through May 24) there have been 162 victims this year compared to 133 in 2014.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Department

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department is partnering with the public to attack the heroin epidemic head-on.

Part of the strategy is to hold two forums explaining what the department has done, how residents can help, and where we go from here.

Mark Heyne / WVXU News

Construction work begins Tuesday on a $30 million project to improve the Lytle Tunnel in downtown Cincinnati.  It will mean lane restrictions and periodic weekend shutdowns of the interstate for the next two years.

No objections to close elections here. 

As a politics reporter, they’re much more fun to cover than blow-outs.

And did we ever have a close one Tuesday night in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, on the Republican side of the Kentucky gubernatorial primary.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Built at the same time as Union Terminal in 1932, the fountain in front of the iconic train station echoes the famous art deco design. Cincinnati Museum Center officials say the return of water to the fountain is an annual rite of passage signaling the beginning of summer.

Frisch's

A private equity firm plans to acquire Cincinnati-based Frisch's Restaurant, Inc. for approximately $175 million.

Cincinnati Reds / Provided

Cincinnati is preparing to host its fifth All Star Game. While the Reds and Major League Baseball are in charge of all the official events, the city's organizing committee is making sure Cincinnati takes full advantage of being in the national spotlight.

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The focus will be on food this weekend at the 37th annual Taste of Cincinnati. 

Strategies to End Homelessness is celebrating some good news in Hamilton County's homeless numbers. The just released 2014 Community Data Report finds homelessness declined to levels not seen since 2010.

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