Mark Heyne

Reporter and Host of Cincinnati Edition & All Things Considered

Mark Heyne's journalism experience in Greater Cincinnati spans more than 20 years and includes positions with WLW, WHIO, WMOH and Traffic Watch/News Watch. He has received awards from the Ohio Associated Press, Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, The Press Club of Ohio, and the Cincinnati Society of Professional Journalists.

Heyne hosts Cincinnati Edition Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 pm and All Things Considered Monday through Friday.

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Kentucky texting law
5:44 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Kentucky joins national texting while driving crackdown

Kentucky transportation officials say driving and texting has reached epidemic levels and enforcement is part of the cure. The officials say people need to know they're serious about stopping this deadly behavior.  For National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which starts Tuesday, Kentucky police will be cracking down on motorists who text behind the wheel as part of the nationwide U Drive.  UText.  U Pay  campaign.

Kentucky Office of Highway Safety Executive Director Bill Bell says texting while driving can be more dangerous than impaired driving.

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Findlay Market Opening Day Parade
2:29 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Scenes and sounds from the Opening Day Parade

Mark Heyne WVXU News

Thousands of people lined the streets of Cincinnati on a beautiful afternoon to take in the Findlay Market Reds Opening Day Parade.   It was a festive event with lots of entries including mascots, marching  bands, fire engines,  police motorcycles, honor guards and Reds players from the past and present.  WVXU's Mark Heyne was there with his camera and has these photos to share.

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Reds Opening Day
1:00 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Linking you to Opening Day: traffic and parking tips

If you're heading to the ballpark today, plan ahead and give yourself enough time.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

With tens of thousands of baseball fans making their way to Great American Ball Park today here are some good links to know:

Where to go

cincinnati.reds.mlb.com

Where to park

RedsOpeningDay_Parking2014.pdf

Plan ahead for traffic

ohgo.com/dashboard/cincinnati

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Binge drinking
12:27 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Campaign takes aim at binge drinking

Centers for Disease Control

Several surveys in the past couple of years show binge drinking is a problem that doesn't get better with age:

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Covington Celebrates 200 Years

Covington is preparing a year-long bicentennial bash.
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