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School Shooting
10:18 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Student hospitalized after shooting himself in La Salle HS classroom

La Salle High School, the scene of a Monday morning shooting.
Ann Thompson, WVXU News

Update: During a televised news conference, La Salle spokesman Greg Tankersley said the school will not release the name of the student who shot himself this morning, at his parents' request. Tankersley said the boy, still in critical condition, is an honors student, with 80 hours of community service.

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Howard's Chat
9:05 am
Mon April 29, 2013

David Mann looking for endorsement

photo by Michael Keating

WVXU political reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about why Cincinnati Council Candidate David Mann is asking the Cincinnati Democratic committee again for an endorsement.  He'll also talk about Mitch McConnell fighting for his Senate seat in Kentucky. 

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Foreclosures
6:00 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Ohio foreclosures continue to climb

These foreclosed homes in Evanston are decreasing area property values. Evanston is part of a pilot program where banks are held responsible for cutting the grass and taking care of the properties they own
Credit Jay Hanselman

On Tuesday the organization Working in Neighborhoods  will release the latest Hamilton County foreclosure data.

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Public art
8:00 am
Sun April 28, 2013

Study: Arts lead to engagement

Cincinnati Music Hall
Sarah Ramsey

A new study suggests there is a connection between the arts and civic engagement.

ArtsWave and Agenda 360 partnered for “Snapshot 2012:  Arts Engagement in Greater Cincinnati.”  It was a survey of the general population in the Greater Cincinnati area that for the first time provides baseline data on arts engagement in the region.

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Hamilton County Commission
3:43 am
Sun April 28, 2013

Hamilton County tracking over budget

Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Hamilton County Commissioners are set to review the 2013 budget Monday.

A quarter of the way through the year, administrators say the county is projecting over budget.

General fund expenditures are projected to be $5.3 million over. In a memo to commissioners, Budget Director John Bruggen attributes the overage to several departments - primarily the Sheriff and Prosecutor's offices - projecting well over budget.

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