Tuesday, April 30 2013 8:38 PM EDT2013-05-01 00:38:17 GMT
Mayor Mark Mallory held a round-table meeting Tuesday to discuss the benefits of the city's halted parking plan and to clear up perceived misconceptions about the plan. The Mayor and Administration argueMore >>
Mayor Mark Mallory held a round-table meeting Tuesday to discuss the benefits of the city's halted parking plan and to clear up perceived misconceptions.More >>
Wednesday, March 6 2013 3:46 PM EST2013-03-06 20:46:47 GMT
Cincinnati City Council could vote on its plan to privatize parking as early as Wednesday. Reality Check is taking a look at the revenue projections for this project. How would the amount of revenueMore >>
Cincinnati City Council could vote on its plan to privatize parking as early as Wednesday.More >>
Monday, March 4 2013 10:28 PM EST2013-03-05 03:28:48 GMT
The unit of Xerox that may end-up managing Cincinnati's parking meters, Affiliated Computer Services, is among the largest government contractors in the nation, FOX19 has learned, doing everything fromMore >>
The unit of Xerox that may end-up managing Cincinnati's parking meters, Affiliated Computer Services, is among the largest government contractors in the nation doing everything from processing Medicaid payments to tracking down owners of unclaimed property for states.More >>
Monday, March 4 2013 7:05 PM EST2013-03-05 00:05:11 GMT
Cincinnati's Budget and Finance Committee passed a plan to privatize the city's parking system on Monday. The vote passed by a vote of 5 to 3. Voting for the proposal include Roxanne Qualls, WendellMore >>
Cincinnati's Budget and Finance Committee passed a plan to privatize the city's parking system on Monday. The proposal will move to a full council vote on Wednesday.More >>
Tuesday, February 19 2013 9:56 PM EST2013-02-20 02:56:58 GMT
City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. is presenting details of the administration's proposed plan for the city's parking facilities to City Council's Budget and Finance Committee at its regular meeting on Tuesday.More >>
We got our first look at the proposed private parking plan. See what it means to your parking inside this story. More >>
Amid lingering concerns about his national security policies, President Barack Obama is outlining measures to clarify the deadly use of drones against terror suspects.More >>
President Barack Obama is set to at least partially bring out into the open some of the U.S.-directed drone program, a key component of counterterrorism strategy, as he outlines the contours of the continuing threat to...More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:58 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:58:46 GMT
Macon County School Superintendent Dr. Jacqueline Brooks confirms to WSFA 12 News that shots were fired after a high school graduation ceremony Wednesday evening. There were no injuries reported.Dr. BrooksMore >>
Macon County School Superintendent Dr. Jacqueline Brooks confirms to WSFA 12 News that shots were fired after a high school graduation ceremony Wednesday evening. There were no injuries reported.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:55 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:55:08 GMT
(RNN) - Dozens of Cleveland restaurants have pledged to give the man who rescued three Ohio women from captivity, free burgers for life. Charles Ramsey, the guy who famously stopped eating his Big MacMore >>
More than a dozen of Cleveland restaurants have pledged to give the man who rescued three Ohio women from captivity, free burgers for life.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:51 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:51:55 GMT
WSFA 12 News is taking action to try and help the people of Oklahoma following the violent weather. We are teaming up with the American Red Cross tomorrow for a phone bank. The hours will be from 11amMore >>
WSFA 12 News teamed up with the American Red Cross in Alabama to help the people of Oklahoma following the tornadoes that took 24 lives and caused extensive damage. Our on air and on line Disaster Relief Drive has raised $45,641 up to now.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:45 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:45:52 GMT
The hunt is on for a wanted suspect in Autauga County, according to the Autauga County Sheriff's Office. A woman called the WSFA 12 newsroom Wednesday afternoon saying that she had been stopped in AutaugaMore >>
A manhunt was initiated (for a second time) in Autauga county Wednesday after authorities showed up at a home to serve a robbery warrant and ran into the man wanted in connection with a January police chase. More >>
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
A decision concerning the legality of the city's privatized parking lease was delayed on Wednesday.
Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert Winkler announced he will delay his decision regarding Cincinnati's privatized parking lawsuit by two weeks.
Cincinnati City Council voted early March in favor of a 30-year privatized parking lease. The new parking plan would allow for the city's parking meters and garages to be leased to a private operator in return for a $92 million lump sum payment.
It was decided that the payment would then be used towards budget stabilization and would include projects such as the MLK interchange, a luxury apartment building, parking structure and a grocery store at Fourth and Race Streets.
Shortly after city council voted 5-4 to pass the deal, Judge Winkler issued a temporary restraining order against City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. and the City of Cincinnati.
The restraining order was issued in response to a group of concerned citizens filing suit against the city over the privatized parking plan, allowing for a judge to decide whether or not citizens should be allowed to put the issue on a ballot.
Lawyers argued their points in court before Common Pleas Court Judge Robert Winkler. However, a decision was not reached.
On March 7th, City of Cincinnati attorneys filed to move the case to U.S. District Court to try and remove the restraining order. Ultimately, U.S. District Court Judge Michael Barrett ruled it should be remanded back to state court with Judge Winkler.
Following the judge's ruling, city officials went to Judge Winkler in Common Pleas Court asking for the restraining order to be lifted, which was denied.
Judge Winkler is now expected to make a decision on April 3rd.