Friday, August 22 2014 1:37 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:37:37 GMT
Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.More >>
The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:32:27 GMT
The founder of a Montgomery boot camp billed as a military style training program for at risk students is under arrested and charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a child.More >>
He uses tough love and a military style approach to keep kids in Montgomery out of trouble but now, the founder of a local discipline academy has found himself in trouble with the law. Glenn Veasy is facing sexual abuse allegations involving one of the teens in his boot camp. More >>
Thursday, August 21 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:48:02 GMT
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announcedMore >>
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announced Thursday.More >>
Thursday, August 21 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:44:32 GMT
It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.More >>
Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...More >>
Neon's Beer Event of the Year (For Now)
The Famous Neons Unplugged is tapping seven rare beers to kickoff the weekend: Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel (Kobenhavn, Denmark), Ritterguts Gose (Borna Germany), O.N.E. (Our Nastiest Effort) - Bourbon Barrel Aged - De Struise Brouwers (Belgium), Rugporter - Amager Bryghus (Denmark), Amager Batch One -Amager Bryghus (Denmark) and MadTree Axis Mundi Aged in Willlet Barrells (Cincinnati). Taste513 is serving a custom menu of beer-themed sandwiches as well as special flight pricing.
Make a date with the Cincinnati Art Museum during Final Friday happy hour. Browse artwork and take an instructional "How to Bring a Date to the Art Museum" tour. Latin dance performances by Midwest Latino and music by DJ Rudy Alvarez from 6-8 PM. Special tango performances at 6:15 and 7:30 PM. Enter to win a Valentine's Day gift package from Terrace Café. Drinks and appetizers available for purchase.
Details: Friday at 5 PM. Free. Reservations not required. Art Museum parking is $4, free for museum members. 953 Eden Park Dr., Walnut Hills. www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
Ladies' Night OTR
Shop around Over-the-Rhine for a cause. Ladies' Night OTR celebrates non-profit organizations that do great work, especially those with a focus on women in need. While shopping at stores Mannequin, Fiberge, Libby, Park & Vine, Rock, Paper, Scissors and Incredible Creations, 10% of proceeds will benefit Women Helping Women of Hamilton County.
Cincinnati Cyclones Military Appreciation-Superhero Night
Cyclones face the Ft. Wayne Komets and are hosting a special night for military families. They'll be wearing special "Captain America" jerseys. They'll be auctioning off the jerseys after the game. Military personnel and up to four family members get a discounted ticket. Iron Man will also make a special appearance, and the first 1,500 kids ages 2-12 will get a Cyclones cape.
Details: Saturday. Doors open at 6:30 PM, puck drops at 7:30 PM. U.S. Bank Arena 100 Broadway St, Downtown. www.cycloneshockey.com.
Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
Brrr. The 2014 Kentucky-Ohio Polar Plunge returns to Bellevue. Participants take a chilly dip into a pool that will be set up in the parking lot of Joe's Crab Shack. You can plunge on your own or with a group of friends to raise money for the Special Olympics athletes in Kentucky and Ohio. FOX19's Denise Johnson is jumping!
Details: Saturday. Pre-registration starts at 9 AM, plunging begins at 11:30 AM. Polar Plunge website.
Vyrsd Social Room Grand OpeningParty
Check out the new upscale bar and lounge downtown and celebrate its grand opening. Music by DJ Will Ross and drink specials.
The regional premiere of a touching play about membership in your tribe by Nina Raine and directed by Michael Evan Haney. Billy, who is the deaf son of fiercely outspoken family, has adapted to his family's unconventional ways, but they've never bothered to return the favor. He finds a new family in the deaf community and tensions run high.
Head down to the Great American Ball Park Champions Club on Super Bowl Sunday for the annual Touchdown for HOPE. Think of it as a classy, upscale Super Bowl party with big screen televisions and signature Cincinnati foods. Proceeds support Bipolar and Mood Disorders Research at Lindner Center of HOPE.
Details: Sunday. Tailgate party at 5:30 PM, Super Bowl kick off and buffet at 6:30 PM. $100 per person and $75 for young professionals. 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. www.lindnercenterofhope.org.