Tana Weingartner

Reporter / Digital Journalist

Tana Weingartner earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in mass communication from Miami University. Most recently, she served as news and public affairs producer with WMUB-FM. Ms. Weingartner has earned numerous awards for her reporting, including several Best Reporter awards from the Associated Press and the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and a regional Murrow Award. She served on the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors from 2007 - 2009.

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Hamilton County commissioners may ask the county prosecutor to investigate steps the board can take to curb gun violence.

Jeff Sabo / Miami University

Updated 2 p.m.

Miami University fraternities have until Feb. 23 to initiate new members, then their governing body is shutting things down.

A woman looks at art in the exhibit.
Scott Kissell / Miami University

Curators reviewed more than 600 books by African-American authors and illustrators while creating Telling a People's Story: African-American Children's Illustrated Literature, an exhibition underway at the Miami University Art Museum.

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Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are studying how mindfulness techniques may help people living with epilepsy.

Two Westerville police officers are dead after responding to a hang-up 911 call Saturday. One officer died at the scene, the second died shortly after. Police in the suburb just north of Columbus say a suspect is in custody.

Seal of Hamilton County
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Hamilton County Commission President Todd Portune outlined the county's successes and challenges during the annual State of the County address.

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Kentucky schools would be able to designate “marshals” responsible for keeping a gun on campus in order to stop a mass shooting, under a new bill filed in the state legislature.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Everyone's favorite hippo is getting a second season for her first birthday. The Cincinnati Zoo says The Fiona Show's second season launches Wednesday on Facebook Watch.

Cara Owsley / Pool

Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing's second trial on murder and voluntary manslaughter charges for the death of Sam DuBose has ended the same way as his first, in a hung jury. Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a mistrial Friday afternoon.

Tom Luken, a former congressman and mayor of Cincinnati has died. He was 92. Luken was U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio in the early 1960s and represented two different congressional districts from 1974 to 1990. He remained active in politics well into his later years. Funeral services are pending.

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Updated 12:10 p.m.

A white supremacist is suing the University of Cincinnati for what he says are excessive security costs for a planned appearance by Richard Spencer.

After much speculation about his future, Bengals Coach Marvin Lewis will be back to coach next year.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Christmas is over and your once glorious evergreen seems to have lost its luster and is dropping pine needles on the floor.

It's time to cart your fir or spruce off for recycling.

Per our news partners at WCPO, a hospital security officer is receiving care for a gunshot wound after an incident near University Hospital.