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Search continues for 9 of 32 teen escapees from youth correctional facility Video included

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Authorities say 23 of the 32 teenagers who escaped from Nashville's Woodland Hills Youth Development Center late Monday night have been taken into custody.

32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

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Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.

Crews to continue search for child who fell into Great Miami River Video included

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Crews will resume their search Tuesday morning for a child that fell into the Great Miami River.

The speediest and slowest states on the road

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How speedy or slow is your state on the road? Cars.com wanted to find out. The automotive website used information from the Governors Highway Safety Association to determine the average speed of each state.

Florence Freedom to retire Pete Rose jersey

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Pete Rose will coach first base for the Florence Freedom on Tuesday, September 2. The Freedom will also retire Rose's #14 during the game that evening.

MLB players team up with apparel company to host Strike Out Cancer Day

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Major League Baseball players are teaming up with the baseball apparel company 108 Stitches to Strike Out Cancer.

"40-hour" work week is longer for many Americans Video included

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According to a new Gallup poll, most American adults work an average of 47 hours each week, almost a full day more than the "standard" five-day, 9-to-5 schedule.

86-year-old beaten, robbed outside Good Samaritan Hospital Video included

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Visiting his wife at Good Samaritan Hospital, an elderly man never expected he'd end up a patient.  Paul Browning, 86, was beaten for his wallet outside the hospital on Sunday.

UC Professor goes missing, family desperate to find him Video included

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 A UC Professor is missing and his family is desperate to find him.  Kentucky State Police says no one has seen or heard from Randy Russ since Aug. 17 Russ is a part-time computer science professor at UC.

Plastic bag ban considered in California

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Paper or plastic? It's a familiar question in grocery stores across the country, but soon, in California, it may not be an option

Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

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Country music star Carrie Underwood announced Monday on Twitter that she is pregnant with her first child.

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

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North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking...

Labor Day: A look at Cincinnati's unemployment rate Video included

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Thousands of workers will be celebrating employment and the right to work during the annual AFL CIO Labor Day picnic. See how Cincinnati compares with the unemployment rate across Ohio and the nation.

Hershey unveils new logo

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Hershey Company has unveiled its new corporate logo.

Eat your lunch with FOX19 NOW: Today's top stories

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Happy Labor Day Tri-State! It looks like the weather will be mostly cooperative with outdoor plans! Forecast here: http://bit.ly/1nBKSly Here are today's top stories to read during your lunch hour: Soldier

Driver ejected from car in Erlanger crash

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A driver is injured after being ejected from a car during a crash in Erlanger Monday morning.

20th annual Rubber Duck Regatta brings in nearly $1 million

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Some lucky winners walked away with big prizes in the 20th annual Rubber Duck Regatta at Riverfest Sunday.

SWAT responds to Delhi home

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SWAT responded to a home in Delhi early Monday morning after a man barricaded himself in his home.

Police investigate late night shooting in Covington

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Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Covington.

British parents arrested after taking cancer-stricken boy out of hospital

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The father accuses two doctors at the hospital of not allowing him to seek proton beam treatment outside of Britain, even though he said he was ready to pay for the treatment himself.

Hackers claim to have nude photos of Lawrence

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Posts on several social media sites, including Twitter and Tumblr, claim to show nude photographs of the Academy Award-winning actress.

Heisey homers twice in Reds win at Pittsburgh

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Chris Heisey hit two home runs and drove in all three Reds runs in Cincinnati's 3-2 win Sunday at PNC Park.

Soldier surprises wife with special homecoming (VIDEO)

Soldier surprises wife with special homecoming (VIDEO)

 Soldier surprises wife with special Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks at P&G Riverfest homecoming

Boaters cause security concern at Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks Video included

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The US Coast Guard calls it one of the toughest security events of the year. An estimated 2,000 boats will fill the Ohio River to watch the biggest fireworks show of the year.

Soldier surprises wife with special Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks at P&G Riverfest homecoming Video included

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This year's Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks at P&G Riverfest had a very special meaning for America's military, especially one family.

FOX19 NOW faces in the 1980s Video included

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You see the familiar faces of FOX19 NOW everyday on your television, but what were they doing (and wearing) in the big-hair decade?

WATCH: 2014 Cincinnati Bell/ WEBN Fireworks

WATCH: 2014 Cincinnati Bell/ WEBN Fireworks

The entire 2014 Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks show.

The epicenter of Cincinnati sports in the 80s Video included

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In the 1980s downtown the Cincinnati streets were buzzing with energy around a single stadium.

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

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An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the...

Need to know before you go: Riverfest #WEBNFireworks

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Getting ready for Riverfest and the WEBN Fireworks tonight? Here's what you need to know before you go.

Cincinnati Water Works to repair water main on Kemper Road

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The Springdale police department has closed Kemper Road between Century Boulevard and Chesterdale Road until further notice due to a large water main break.

Person shot in Hamilton home invasion

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A person was shot inside their residence during a home invasion in Hamilton on Sunday.

Walsh Jennings, Ross capture title at AVP Cincinnati Open

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The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour concluded the three-day AVP Cincinnati Open as champions were crowned at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason on Sunday.

Reds trade Broxton to Brewers

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The Reds announced Sunday that they have traded pitcher Jonathan Broxton to the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named later.

9-year-old Oregon girl dies after sand hole collapses at beach

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A 9-year-old girl has died after police say a sand hole collapsed on her at an Oregon beach.

USS Nightmare opens for Riverfest

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The USS Nightmare is back just in time for Riverfest.

Police investigate fatal shooting in Campbell Co.

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Police are investigating after a deadly shooting in California, Ky.

Stay connected during #WEBNFireworks Video included

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Besides finding a seat along the riverfront or by boat on the Ohio River, there are several other ways to follow along during the fireworks show! Get all the details about live-streaming here.

Citizens help Cleveland Police chase down & arrest robbery suspect

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Cleveland Police took to Facebook to share a story of community members and officers working together to nab a robbery suspect.

Hamilton Co. deputy injured in crash, alcohol or drugs believed to be factor

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A Hamilton County Sheriff's Deputy is injured after a crash early Sunday morning in Anderson Township.

Man found dead in OTR alley

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A man was found dead in an Over-The-Rhine alley Saturday night.

Missing Newtonsville woman dies in crash

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A missing Newtonsville woman was found dead on Friday night.

Arkansas students told to not preach religion in school

Arkansas students hold signs for their right to preach religion. (Source:KARK/CNN) Arkansas students hold signs for their right to preach religion. (Source:KARK/CNN)
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An Arkansas school district is telling a group of students to preach their religious message off school grounds. 

Police: Man tased at downtown Cincinnati library after foot chase

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A 20-year-old man was tased by police after he led them on a foot chase through the downtown Cincinnati library Saturday.

NY teen dies after crashing Lamborghini during test drive

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A New York teenager has died after he crashed a lamborghini into a guard rail while taking it for a test drive.

Bengals trim roster to 53

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The Cincinnati Bengals trimmed their roster to the NFL limit of 53 Saturday.

Mahogany's reopens Saturday Video included

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Mahogany's reopened Saturday after the restaurant's vendor permit was stripped earlier this week for unpaid sales taxes.

Kraft recalling more than 7.600 cases of select varieties of regular American Singles

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Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product.

Middletown firefighters reject tentative agreement, 11 to be laid off Video included

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The Middletown Firefighters union IAFF Local 336 decided to reject the City of Middletown's tentative agreement that would have saved the department nearly a dozen jobs.

Ready yourself - flu season is around the corner Video included

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Flu season is just around the corner, and it's time to get vaccinated. 

Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

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Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.

Lots of deals to be found this Labor Day weekend

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If you're not spending Labor Day at the beach or on the lake, there are plenty of deals to be found at the stores. 

FOX19 talks to Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings after AVP tournament

Volleyball's best are here for the weekend during AVP's Cincinnati Open.

The tournament started on Thursday with 32 teams vying for the tournament title. Hundreds of volunteers and nearly 300 tons of sand has made the tournament possible at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.

Watch FOX19 NOW's Lindsey Wopschall as she speaks with three time gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings after Saturday's morning win.

LIST: First Saturday of college football

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The first Saturday of college of football is here! Want to pack your day with nothing but football? Here is the list of all of the games being played today via ESPN.

Mother indicted after child dies with deadly dose of Benadryl in system Video included

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The mother of a 4-month old girl who died of drug toxicity was indicted on reckless homicide charges.

Hair extensions on the rise...for men

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Salons are seeing a huge increase in male hair extensions as men attempt to achieve a look of fuller hair.

Fire caused by child playing with lighter displaces five families

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Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon.

Congressman wants body cameras for all police agencies Video included

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Some lawmakers are calling for all police departments nationwide to have body cameras and they want the federal government to foot the bill.

Dearborn County rounds up deadbeat parents Video included

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A warrant list of 35 names was used Friday to round up parents who owe back child support in southeast Indiana.

Man passes out drunk in middle of busy street, while taking care of child Video included

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A man is facing charges for being so drunk he couldn't take care of himself, yet he had an eight-year-old girl with him, a girl with special needs.

Toddler's death ruled a homicide, suspect at large

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27-year-old Amond Rainey was charged with murder Friday for the death of 2-year-old Josiya Eaves, who died Wednesday at Cincinnati Children's Hospital's ICU unit.

What's on tap this Labor Day weekend Video included

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Find out what's on tap this Labor Day weekend around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and make a plan.

Two men arrested in connection to a Harrison bank robbery

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Two men were arrested Wednesday in connection to a Harrison Bank robbery. U.S. Bank

Parking and road/bridge closure information for Riverfest

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Parking and road/bridge closure information for 2014 Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks and Riverfest.

Woman reaches goal of singing national anthem in all 50 states Video included

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It's tradition for Titans games to start with the national anthem, and when Thursday night's singer stepped onto the field, she was fulfilling a dream.

AirCare called to person falling off cliff in Cedar Grove

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AirCare was called to Cedar Grove, Ind after a person fell off a cliff Friday morning.

Victims of major Ponzi scheme speak out Video included

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141 people are out millions of dollars at the hands Glen Galemmo and the repercussions of his major Ponzi scheme span beyond those defrauded investors.

Cincinnati Museum Center board backing sales tax levy

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The Cincinnati Museum Center's board agreed Thursday to support a sales tax on the November ballot to help fix the museum's home at Union Terminal.

Electrical box catches fire inside a Sharonville business

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An electrical box inside Standard Aero caught fire early Friday morning. Dozens were evacuated safely from the facility. 

Former Covington teacher allegedly had cocaine delivered to school Video included

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Former Holmes Middle School teacher Arin Staples popped up on a Kenton County indictment list Thursday charged with prohibited acts related to a controlled substance.

Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

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The wait is finally over: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood's reigning royal couple, have tied the knot.

City HR employees express concerns over department operations

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City of Cincinnati Human Resources employees have gone to council members with concerns over the operation of the department, FOX19 NOW has learned.

Frontier Airlines expands non-stop service out of CVG Video included

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Frontier Airlines announced on Thursday it will be expanding non-stop services to five new destinations.

Trending today: 'Cops' crew member dies in police shootout; 'Friends' reunion on Jimmy Kimmel Video included

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'Cops' crew member dies after being shot by police and the one where 'Friends' reunites with Jimmy Kimmel.

Getting to Riverfest by public transportation

Metro bus. Photo via Flickr user Gillig Bus Images. Metro bus. Photo via Flickr user Gillig Bus Images.
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Don't want to fight the traffic to the Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks at P&G Riverfest? Why not take the bus?

Renaissance Hotel opens downtown in historic Bartlett Building Video included

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The Renaissance Hotel is open for business at the historic Bartlett Building downtown, and it's just the first of many new hotels to come downtown.

Kenton County fire causes extensive damage to home

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A fire late Wednesday night caused extensive damage to a home in rural Kenton County.

50 years ago: The Beatles sold-out Cincinnati Gardens Video included

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The Beatles played a sold-out show August 27 at Cincinnati Gardens, where the concert lasted a mere 29 minutes and tickets were only $5.50.

UC public safety officials say crime is dropping Video included

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UC officials actually report seeing a drop in crime despite multiple incidents within the first week of the fall semester.

Driver allegedly left Lebanon students on hot bus Video included

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A bus driver with Lebanon schools is out of a job, and could be prosecuted, after he allegedly forced students to remain aboard a bus in Wednesday's stifling heat.

West Nile Virus found in local mosquitoes

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Public Health officials announced Thursday that the West Nile infected mosquitos were found in Hamilton County's Village of Silverton. The mosquitos were collected from an area of standing water in Placid Place.

Reality Check: Forced Arbitration Clauses Video included

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Forced Arbitration Clauses can be found in cell phone contracts, credit cards, e-coupons, bank accounts, gift cards, social media, and even employment contracts.

Sentencing hearing to continue in massive Ponzi scheme Video included

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Glen Galemmo, the man behind one of the largest Ponzi schemes in Ohio history, is set to learn his punishment this week.

Butler Co. man gets 6 years for making bottle bombs

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A Butler County man was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for manufacturing explosives in his Hamilton garage.

BREAKING

Search continues for pilot in F-15C crash in Augusta County Video included

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The search for an Air National Guard pilot continues after an F-15C single-seat aircraft based out of Massachusetts crashed in a rural area of Augusta County Wednesday morning.

Plane crash near Cuyahoga County airport (Photo via WOIO) Plane crash near Cuyahoga County airport (Photo via WOIO)

A plane crashed near the Cuyahoga County Airport in Northeast Ohio, killing 4 people.

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