Two special services are planned Monday to remember fallen local police officers. The first one begins at Fountain Square at 11:00 am. There family and friends of current and past officers will gather. They will then march to the police memorial across from District One Police Headquarters.
Fraternal Order of Police President Kathy Harrell says this is the same day another police class is starting. These are officers transferring from other parts of Ohio to Cincinnati. There are 23 of them and the class will last ten weeks.
Interstate 71 between State Route 73 and State Route 48 is going to be closed for several hours on Sunday to accomodate work on the Jeremiah Morrow Bridge. The Ohio Department of Transportation says the interstate will be shut down from 5 until 10 Sunday morning.
Here's the detour ODOT is setting up:
For southbound I-71 it's SR 73 to U.S. 42 to SR 48 to I-71; going northbound it's SR 48 to U.S. 42 to SR 73 to I-71. During this detour, the ramps from SR 123 to northbound I-71 and from Wilmington Road to southbound I-71 will be closed.
Mt. Healthy Hatcheries in Springfield Township is being linked to a salmonella outbreak.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 60 cases in 23 states have been linked to the facility on Winton Road. No one has died. The CDC reports 31 percent of those affected have been hospitalized. People reported falling ill between February 4 and April 21.