Cincinnati Edition

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 16-year-old drivers are five times more likely to get into an accident than 18-year-olds. But studies show graduated driver’s license laws dramatically reduce the number of teen driver crashes. 

Incorporated on March 15, 1870, Bellevue, Kentucky, just across the Ohio from Cincinnati, sits on land originally granted to General James Taylor. The city of approximately 6,000 went through years of rough economic times, but in the mid-1980s city leaders and residents focused on historic preservation and began an era of new economic development, job growth and new businesses opening in the city. 

The Mission of SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park, operated by The Dayton Society of Natural History, is to protect, preserve and research the cultural remains of the SunWatch National Historic Landmark archaeological site. The park also serves as a visitor and educational center for archaeology, Native American culture, and heritage stewardship as they relate to the site. 

Summer is when most of us take a break, but that doesn'’t hold true for criminals looking to relieve you of your hard-earned money. Here to talk about the latest frauds and schemes con artists are using, especially in Greater Cincinnati, is Amber Hunt, consumer advocate reporter with The Cincinnati Enquirer.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, individuals 65 years and older will make up 19% of the U.S. population by the year 2030, an estimated 72 million people. And many experts predict the number of older Americans will put severe pressure on families, communities and governments. 

Credit Hamilton County Sheriff's Department

A Hamilton County grand jury has indicted former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing for murder in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose in a July 19 traffic stop. The shooting was, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters said, the most “asinine” and “senseless” act he has ever seen a police officer commit. 

This show originally aired October 24, 2014.

Greater Cincinnati is home to hidden experiences and amazing vistas for those willing to get out and do a bit of walking. And what better time of year to go exploring? The second edition of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati is your guide to all of these amazing places, full of insider info on what not to miss. With new hikes and updated maps, author and naturalist Tammy York highlights hiking destinations within 60 miles of greater Cincinnati. And she joins us this afternoon to talk about her book and great places to hike in our area. To register for a free hike guide click here.

 This show originally aired October 24, 2014. 

The former Feed Materials Production Center in Fernald, Ohio, just 20 miles from Cincinnati, processed uranium as part of our country’'s nuclear weapons program from 1951 to 1989. When production at the site ceased, cleanup and environmental remediation began. Today, the once-contaminated site is home to the Fernald Preserve, more than 1,000 acres of wetlands and wildlife habitat, covered in seven miles of trails for birders, hikers and photographers.

Native plants, those adapted to our local climate and soil conditions, don’t require the fertilizers, pesticides, water or maintenance of non-native plants. And they provide nectar, pollen, and seeds that serve as food for native butterflies, insects, birds and other animals. 

  Located in Hamilton, Ohio, Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum has encouraged creativity and education since its founding in 1987. The park hosts a total of fifty-six outdoor sculptures by artists from around the world, and a ten-thousand square foot ancient history museum. The park is open year round, and offers several family-friendly activities.