If you’re tired of the sci-fi genre being hijacked just so Tom Cruise can make another movie, or director Michael Bay can churn out another overlong, turgid Transformers epic, then there’s a new film you should flock to immediately. It’s called Snowpiercer and it’s not playing everywhere, so you’ll have to seek it out.
Researchers at UC's College of Medicine have landed a $2.35 million grant to study lead exposure in African American women.
Amit Battacharya and Kim Dietrich started studying the long-term effects of pre-natal lead exposure 35 years ago. Their work and other similar studies have largely focused on neurological issues. Now study participants are approaching bone maturation age and Battacharya says women, especially African American women who are at higher risk, face a new problem.
A grand jury has indicted three Hamilton County residents for illegal voting in the November 2012 general election.
A statement from county prosecutor Joe Deters says Carmen Lockhart, 64, Bernus Charmont, 46, and Jean Gobeil, 61, are in this country legally, but they are non-citizens and, therefore, not eligible to vote. They're each facing one count of illegal voting and, if convicted, face the possibility of 18 months in prison.
On Saturday, July 26th, Taste of OTR returns to Cincinnati's Washington Park.
The Taste of OTR highlights the cuisine, culture and music of one of Cincinnati's most colorful neighborhoods. It celebrates the cultural renaissance going on in the area while also recognizing that there is still work to be done. Taste also benefits Tender Mercies, a local organization that works to provide housing solutions for homeless adults with mental illness.
Cincinnati Public Radio and CET are partnering with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to provide live broadcasts of next month's Lumenocity 2014 at Washington Park. It's scheduled for August 1, 2 and 3 and the free tickets for the music and light show with Music Hall as a backdrop went quickly.
Despite back-to-back shooting incidents downtown this week, shootings and violent crime remain down in Cincinnati compared to last year.
Chief Jeffrey Blackwell says police are stepping up patrols throughout the summer anyway to make sure people feel, and are, safe downtown.
"We're going to have a comprehensive incident command-based plan as we move forward to address every weekend event that we have from now through Labor Day and beyond even through Oktoberfest," says Blackwell.