(Sharonville)--A Sharonville police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the shooting of a Hamilton man. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters says Officer Sean Grogan was justified when he shot 53 year old Duane Harrison during a SWAT standoff at the Sonesta Suites on East Kemper Road. Police say Harrison was holding his daughter hostage, and fired a shot at officers when he left the room. Harrison is in stable condition and is facing an array of charges, including Attempted Murder on a Police Officer, and Felony Assault.
(Columbus)--Governor DeWine will lead his first business development mission overseas next month. DeWine will head up a delegation traveling to Japan. The nation is Ohio's top international investor, with over 72,000 employees at 852 Japanese owned businesses across the Buckeye State. Japan is also Ohio's 5th largest export market, with over $1.6 billion in products sent to the Land of the Rising Sun.
(Wilmington)--The National Weather Service says there is a chance for cold air funnel clouds to develop in the region this afternoon. Those funnels rarely touch down, and cause very little damage if they do. There is a chance of afternoon thunderstorms in the area.
(Hamilton)--The family of 59 year old Ronald Boyd, a former Green Beret killed in a motorcycle crash last week, is asking local motorcyclists to ride in his funeral procession tomorrow. Services will be held 11am at the Webster Funeral Home in Fairfield. The procession will head to the Dayton National Cemetery.
(Fairfield)--A Fairfield woman is facing a negligent homicide charge after the shooting death of her husband. 57 year old Tika Katel died of his injuries two days after he was Air Cared from his home on Sigmon Way. His 43 year old wife Subha was arraigned in Fairfield Municipal Court yesterday. She is under house arrest until her next court appearance on August 21st at 1pm.
(Hamilton)--A Liberty Township firefighter has been given the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Saved By The Belt award. William Devore was wearing his seat belt when his fire truck was hit by a semi driver on I-75 during the early morning hours on July 9th.
Devore was hospitalized after the crash. The trucker was reportedly driving while fatigued.
(Mason)--The Western & Southern Open continues at the Lindner Tennis Center in Mason. In second round action Wednesday, Ashleigh Barty defeated Maria Sharapova
6-4, 6-1. Simona Halep won a three set battle against
Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.
(Washington, DC)--New Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer was the scheduled starter as the Reds wrap up their 3 game series with the Nationals. Stephen Strasburg takes the mound for the Nats.
The Reds lost 3-1 Tuesday.