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Copy-Terror convict: I was mentally incompetent, entrapped by FBI

An Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the...

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FC Cincinnati secures site in Oakley for potential soccer stadium, says team GM

FC Cincinnati fans cheer in the first half of a U.S. Open Cup soccer match against the Columbus Crew, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Cincinnati. FC Cincinnati won 1-0. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) FC Cincinnati fans cheer in the first half of a U.S. Open Cup soccer match against the Columbus Crew, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Cincinnati. FC Cincinnati won 1-0. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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As of Tuesday, FC Cincinnati has a legal contract to control a site in Oakley for the purpose of building a stadium, according to team general manager Jeff Berding.

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Community gathering Christmas donations for mother with terminal cancer

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The Saint Bernard community is collecting cash, gift cards, and Christmas gifts for a 32-year-old single mother of four who was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally.

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Uber concealed data hack from 2016; 57 million customers affected

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The ride-share company says that users shouldn't be affected, but are reaching out to drivers whose license numbers were stolen.

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Police: Cafeteria worker accused of sexual misconduct with Franklin student

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An employee at Franklin City School is under criminal investigation for reported sexual misconduct with a 15-year-old student. 

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370 apply to sell for medical marijuana in Ohio

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State officials say they've received more than 300 applications to operate 60 dispensaries that will sell medical marijuana.

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Semi hauling 77 pigs overturns, vet responds to euthanize some

Miller York Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and snapped this photo. (Provided) Miller York Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and snapped this photo. (Provided)
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For the second time in three weeks, a semi tractor-trailer hauling pigs overturned on State Route 1 in southeastern Indiana, according to Dearborn County dispatchers.  

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Funeral expenses part of dealer's fentanyl distribution sentence

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A Cincinnati man sentenced to 200 months for fentanyl distribution resulting in an overdose has also been ordered to pay funeral expenses.

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FOP leader criticizes District 5 cancer cluster study 'snow job' Video included

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The leader of the union that represents Cincinnati police is criticizing a cancer cluster study at one of the police department's headquarters. 

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RECALL ALERT: IKEA relaunches dresser recall after 8th child fatality reported

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IKEA reannounces recall of MALM and other models of chests and dressers due to serious tip-over hazard after 8th child fatality reported.

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Rescue group warns about "animal flipping" scam Video included

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Area animal rescues said they are seeing more people searching websites for free animals then turning around to sell them, which is also called animal flipping.

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Police: Woman confessed to putting babies in concrete in 90s

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The woman was quoted by police as saying she put the bodies into concrete from 1992 through 1997 because she had been too poor to raise them, but she had been filled with guilt over the years.

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Bobcats caught on camera in Boone Co. cause concern on social media Video included

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A post on social media that includes images of two bobcats on two different properties in Boone County is making waves online with nearly 2,000 views and counting.

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The new oxy? There's another popular prescription drug to watch Video included

In the midst of a nationwide opioid addiction crisis, a different type of drug may be slipping in under the radar. (Source: NBC12) In the midst of a nationwide opioid addiction crisis, a different type of drug may be slipping in under the radar. (Source: NBC12)
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In the midst of a nationwide opioid addiction crisis, a different type of drug may be slipping in under the radar.

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Cincinnati City Council member poses 8 questions in statement against soccer stadium proposal

A proposed stadium design released earlier this year (Provided by FCC) A proposed stadium design released earlier this year (Provided by FCC)
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A Cincinnati City Council member took to Facebook on Tuesday to lay out a few questions they had regarding a new soccer stadium in Oakley.

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What is 'net neutrality' and why are you hearing about it?

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The FCC will vote on the repeal of net neutrality on Dec. 14, 2017.

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Pedestrian, 32, fatally hit in Florence Video included

First responders were called to Dixie Highway near Industrial Road about 10 p.m (FOX19 NOW) First responders were called to Dixie Highway near Industrial Road about 10 p.m (FOX19 NOW)
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A 32-year-old pedestrian was hit and killed in Florence Monday night, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Office.

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER

Clear skies, warmer temps Video included

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 We will warm up Tuesday as skies clear.

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Puppy with heart defect sworn in as honorary K-9 officer Video included

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The event was part of a bucket list the puppy’s owner created for him.

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Donations keep financially struggling Hamilton charity open thru year's end

Felix Russo, director of New Life Mission, and Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones. (Provided) Felix Russo, director of New Life Mission, and Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones. (Provided)
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An outpouring of community support and $11,500 in donations, including a $3,000 one personally delivered by Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones, will keep a financially struggling Hamilton charity open through year's end.

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Suspect at large after police chase, crash

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Police in Forest Park are searching for a suspect that got away after a short chase ended in a crash on Monday.

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Finneytown principal, teacher under investigation for child abuse Video included

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A principal and teacher are under investigation in Finneytown after child abuse allegations came to light. 

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Local artist honors Las Vegas victim Video included

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Artists from all over will create a portrait in honor of each of the 58 victims of the Las Vegas massacre, and those the portraits will be given to each victim's family.

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3 injured in Cincinnati police pursuit, 4-vehicle crash Video included

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Cincinnati police say a pursuit led to a crash Monday in Cincinnati.

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Indiana women denied birth certificates for stillborn babies

Several women in a northwest Indiana county say they were denied birth certificates for their stillborn babies.

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Former youth pastor pleads guilty to child sexual abuse charges Video included

Joseph Niemeyer, 56, will spend at least 17 years in jail under his plea agreement. (FOX19 NOW) Joseph Niemeyer, 56, will spend at least 17 years in jail under his plea agreement. (FOX19 NOW)
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A former youth pastor and school volunteer will spend at least 17 years behind bars after admitting guilt on charges of sexual abuse and sodomy of a minor. 

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