Hamilton county Prosecutor Joe Deters

Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters says no dereliction of duty charges will be filed against five current and former Democratic Cincinnati City Council members.

A Cincinnati City Council member resigned Monday, less than a week after being indicted on federal charges of trading votes for  cash.

Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters has set a Tuesday deadline for Democratic Cincinnati City Council member Tamaya Dennard to resign or face removal from office.

A three-judge panel has dismissed a complaint that a Republican Ohio Supreme Court justice failed to recuse himself from cases involving his father, state Attorney General and Governor-elect Mike DeWine.

Republican Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters says a new ruling from the Catholic Church stating the death penalty is always inadmissible hasn't changed his stance that it is sometimes necessary.

Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters is frustrated with death penalty appeals, so he wants to use firing squads to execute condemned criminals.

A complaint filed Tuesday by a special disciplinary counsel accuses Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick DeWine of improperly hearing cases involving the office of his father, Republican Ohio Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine.

Cincinnati police are upset over criticism of their role in the case of a white former University of Cincinnati officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in 2015.

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There will not be a third trial for former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing.

The Hamilton County prosecutor's investigation into the suicide of an 8-year-old boy whose mother says he was bullied at school has been closed, with no action expected.

Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office

A Hamilton County motorist has been indicted for the March 26 dragging death of an Ohio State University student.

A protest involving nearly one thousand people has broken up after a march through downtown Cincinnati following a mistrial in the case against a white former University of Cincinnati police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist last year.


A Hamilton county judge has granted immunity to anyone who turns in heroin or other potentially fatal drugs after a surge in overdoses in the region.

Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing will be arraigned in Hamilton County Court this morning on murder charges and the county prosecutor says he is so angry he wants to prosecute the case himself.  Alison Holm reports.  

  A Hamilton County grand jury has returned a murder indictment against a white University of Cincinnati police officer accused of shooting and killing an African American man during a traffic stop. Alison Holm has more.