2nd Cincinnati policeman reprimanded for using racial slur
CINCINNATI (AP) — After suspending a white officer's police powers for using a racial slur during a black woman's arrest last weekend, Cincinnati's police chief has similarly reprimanded a black officer for using the word while dealing with a family in September.
Chief: Ohio officer recorded using racial slur during arrest
CINCINNATI (AP) — A white officer in Cincinnati has had his police powers suspended for allegedly using a racial slur while trying to arrest a black woman at a nightclub last weekend.
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that police Chief Eliot Isaac called such behavior unacceptable.
Authorities: Police officer died by self-inflicted gunshot
CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say the Cincinnati police officer whose body was found near a popular park died of a gunshot wound that appears to be self-inflicted.
The Hamilton County Coroner's Office says Sgt. Arthur Schultz had a single wound to his head and neck area. The 51-year-old Schultz's body was found in a vehicle in Eden Park Thursday afternoon.
Coroner's officials say their lab is still investigating his death.
Officers who killed gunman in Cincinnati hailed as heroes
CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor on Friday praised the Cincinnati police officers who killed a gunman at a downtown office building as heroes, saying they probably saved countless lives.
Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters cleared the four officers who responded within minutes to the shootings at Fifth Third Bancorp headquarters. The officers killed 29-year-old Omar Enrique Santa Perez after Perez fatally shot three people and wounded two others.
Police trying to determine why gunman opened fire downtown
CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say they're trying to learn why a gunman carrying a large amount of ammunition began shooting in a downtown Cincinnati high-rise building, killing three people and wounding two others before four officers all opened fire on him.
’A horrific situation: 4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) — A gunman carrying enough ammunition to cause "a bloodbath beyond imagination" killed three people and wounded two others Thursday morning at a high-rise office building in the heart of Cincinnati before dying in a hail of police gunfire.
The Latest: Police identify victims in Cincinnati shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at downtown Cincinnati bank (all times local):
A coroner in Cincinnati says the three men killed Thursday in a downtown office shooting ranged in age from 25 to 64.
The Hamilton County Coroner's office identified the victims as 25-year-old Pruthvi Kandepi, 48-year-old Luis Calderon and 64-year-old Richard Newcomer.
Cincinnati police say robbery suspect killed after resisting
CINCINNATI (AP) — Police opened fire on the suspect in a violent robbery after he pulled an apparent weapon from his waistband as they tried to arrest him, a dramatic scene captured on body-worn camera video shown publicly Monday.
Cincinnati police officer shot, possible suspect killed
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati police officer was wounded and a possible suspect was killed during an exchange of gunfire on Friday, police said.
Chief Eliot Isaac said at the scene that the officer had an arm wound that's not considered life-threatening. He was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Isaac said he is expected to "make a full recovery."
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some officials in Cincinnati are calling for a change to police policy after an officer used his stun gun to shock an 11-year-old Ohio girl suspected of shoplifting from a supermarket.
Cincinnati police can use stun guns to incapacitate people as young as 7 years old if they're actively evading arrest, under current policy.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Police Department hopes its new phone app will help residents stay safe and better communicate with police.
Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac says the free app will provide crime alerts for each of the city's neighborhoods. Eliot says residents can use the app to submit anonymous tips with photographs and videos. The app will include alerts for floods and road closures as well.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old Ohio boy who got pinned in the back seat of his minivan and died despite voice-dialing 911 was unable to communicate properly with dispatchers because his phone was in his pocket, according to an initial police investigation.
Cincinnati police chief Eliot Isaac presented the results of an internal investigation into the death of Kyle Plush Monday before the City Council's law and safety committee, providing details of the 911 call and the police response.
Investigators try to figure out what went wrong in Ohio teen’s death in van
Investigators try to figure out what went wrong in Ohio teen's death in van
CINCINNATI, Ohio — A 911 operator has been placed on leave as investigators try to piece together why police and deputies were unable to locate a 16-year-old boy who called for help as he was crushed to death in his van.
Kyle Plush, a sophomore at Seven Hills School, was found by his father Tuesday night, about six hours after the teen had twice called 911 asking for help, according to reports.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities pledged on Thursday to find out what went wrong in the death of a 16-year-old boy they say became trapped by a minivan bench seat in a school parking lot and whose body was found about six hours after he first called 911.
Police Chief Eliot Isaac said something went "terribly wrong" in Kyle Plush's death. He said a dispatcher was put on administrative leave and the actions of all personnel involved will be reviewed.
Shootings in Cincinnati down nearly 50 percent
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say shootings are down nearly half of what they were at this time last year.
Police Chief Eliot Isaac tells WCPO-TV there have been 56 shootings so far in 2018, compared to 108 last year.
Isaac says the biggest drop has been in the Avondale neighborhood, which has seen two shootings in the past three months compared to at least a dozen in years past.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's city government is in turmoil after the mayor reportedly sought the city manager's resignation.
Officials were returning Monday to City Hall after news reports Friday that Mayor John Cranley met with City Manager Harry Black and asked him to resign. Black declined to comment during a public event Saturday.
Police: Hospital gunman fired many shots, killed himself
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man carrying two handguns who tried to storm into an Ohio hospital's psychiatric emergency room shot and wounded a security officer, fired at a police officer and then fatally shot himself, police said Thursday.
Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac identified the gunman in the Wednesday afternoon shooting as Isaiah Currie, 20, of Cincinnati.
Security guard wounded in shooting at Ohio hospital
Security guard wounded in shooting at Ohio hospital
CINCINNATI, Ohio — Police say an armed man walked into a hospital Wednesday and immediately began firing, seriously wounding a security guard before taking his own life.
Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac tells the Cincinnati Enquirer the security officer at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center was hit in the shoulder. The unidentified officer's condition was not reported Wednesday night.