Tana Weingartner

Reporter / Digital News Editor

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. She served on the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors from 2007 - 2009.

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Cincinnati native Rose Lavelle is the National Women's Soccer League's number one draft pick for 2017.

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Update 01/12/17: Rose Lavelle is the 2017 NWSL top draft pick. Read more here.

Tana / WVXU

Judge Marilyn Zayas was sworn in Monday morning to the First District Court of Appeals. She is the first Latina elected as a judge in Ohio.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

(This audio report was broadcast on July 6, 2016.)

Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump was greeted by loud cheers and applause Wednesday night in Sharonville. He campaigned alongside former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who's considered to be a possible vice presidential candidate.

Following up on this week's announcement Hillary Clinton won't face charges related to the personal email server she used as Secretary of State, Trump repeatedly called his democratic opponent a liar.

Southwest Airlines

Low-cost airline Southwest is landing in Cincinnati. The carrier says it will begin flying from CVG to Chicago and Baltimore June 4.

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Cincinnati police are looking into an incident involving a hate symbol painted on a sign at a local Jewish seminary.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The Union Terminal restoration project is missing out on another round of state historic tax credits. Ohio handed out awards Tuesday to 18 projects, including eight in Southwest Ohio, but the Cincinnati Museum Center isn't on the list.

The man behind the Heimlich maneuver has died. The family of Dr. Henry Heimlich says he died Saturday at age 96.

University of Cincinnati

Neville Pinto has been officially tapped to replace Santa Ono as the University of Cincinnati's top leader. Pinto will take over as president in February. Pinto is currently interim president at the University of Louisville.


The National Aviation Hall of Fame is taking its annual enshrinement ceremony on the road next year. The class of four will be inducted in late October in Fort Worth, Texas.

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The man Butler County officials say is responsible for the fire that killed a Hamilton firefighter has pleaded not guilty.


A Butler County homeowner is under arrest for a fire last year that led to the death of Hamilton Fire Fighter Patrick Wolterman. Authorities say they have "overwhelming evidence" Lester Parker is to blame.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Update 12/14/16: Judge Leslie Ghiz is barring attorneys from discussing the case. In issuing the gag order Wednesday Ghiz writes, "It's intended to prevent media coverage of statements that might unfairly influence the potential jury pool and outcome of the case."

US Congress

Former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn is in the hospital and undergoing treatment. No details are being given about his condition or possible illness.

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The next time snow falls, it will be a lot easier to see which roads have been plowed and which you should avoid. Cincinnati's new CincyInsights website is up and running. It provides up-to-date information on snow plowing, heroin hot spots, pot holes and more.