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Legendary Peach Truck is making its way to NKY

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The annual tour will stop at over 40 locations from Northern Kentucky to Cincinnati's northern 'burbs through September.
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Part of Purple People Bridge will reopen; but you can't cross it completely

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Barriers will be installed on the Cincinnati side of the bridge to prevent pedestrians from fully crossing between Newport and Cincinnati.

The bridge will remain closed to through traffic until further notice. You will only be able to access the bridge from the Kentucky side.
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Is Purple People Bridge dead? Owners say they can't afford to fix it

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The Purple People Bridge is still closed after chunks of sandstone fell from the bridge pier on Sunday.

Because it is a privately owned bridge, the owners say they don't have enough money to fix and maintain it.

"It's a costly endeavor and the bridge company doesn't have the funds to continue to do the preventative maintenance necessary for something like this," said Will Weber, president of the Purple People Bridge Company.
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Dangerous incident reported near Truist Arena, all clear shortly later

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A "dangerous situation" was reported at Truist Arena at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday night, according to a Norse Alert.

Police responded to a domestic incident involving a knife, a later message said.

A campus spokesperson said the incident was isolated and occurred on Nunn Drive.
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Newport residents say they're being harassed by kids with bricks and Orbeez guns

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Residents in Newport say a group of kids have been harassing people and causing trouble, even breaking into homes.

Residents say they've also thrown bricks at people and shot toddlers with toy guns. One man said they broke into his home

Thomas King says the group of kids are from other neighborhoods.

"They just come up here picking on us, wanting to fight," King said. "They kick our door in, throw rocks at us, shoot Orbeez guns at us."
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'I was given orders': Shooting suspect chased down by neighbor

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A Northern Kentucky man is alive Monday after getting shot in the head three times with a high-caliber handgun. The man accused of shooting him is in jail.

This all played out Friday night in Alexandria, Kentucky.

The gunshot survivor is at UC Medical Center, where police said his condition is stable. Remarkable, after he received three bullets to the head from a .45-caliber handgun.
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Purple People Bridge will remain closed due to falling structural debris

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UPDATE: The Purple People Bridge will remain closed after a piece of sandstone fell from one of its piers on Sunday.

In a statement, The Purple People Bridge Company said engineering firm WSP inspected the bridge on Monday to determine the scope and cost of repairs.

"Any capital repairs of this nature will require support from the broader public, private and philanthropic community, including both the cities of Cincinnati and Newport," the statement said.

EARLIER: The Purple People Bridge is closed due to a large piece of sandstone that fell from the pier Sunday afternoon.

According to The Purple People Bridge Company's spokesperson, a passerby called 911 to report a large boulder that fell from the bridge.

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1 hospitalized, 1 in custody after shooting in Campbell County

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A person was hospitalized after being shot in Campbell County late Friday night.

The shooting happened on Ridgewood Drive.

According to police, the person who was shot was taken to UC Medical Center for further treatment. Their condition is unknown. GO TO > NEWS REPORTS










Julie O'Neill to anchor mornings at WXIX

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WCPO's loss and WXIX's gain.

O'Neill, who was in effect fired from WCPO, will anchor at competing WXIX in the mornings. She says Channel 9 didn't want her to anchor anymore because of her age.

The station, O'Neill claims, offered her $50,000 to keep her mouth shut. She declined the offer and went on to file suit against WCPO for age discrimination.

What morning time slot O'Neill will fill at Channel 19 is vague but she is listed on the station's staff page online. GO TO > WXIX











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