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Thursday, April 16, 1998
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ii y y y y n i"" C2 Thursday, April 16. 1998 TOISTATE A.IREP0 COMPILED FROM STAFF City extends daytime curfew to July 1 City council Wednesday extended the city's daytime curfew to July 1, then will decide whether to make it permanent. The curfew, in effect since Nov. '3, requires that during school hours, suspended or expelled students be at home, with a parent or . guardian, or at a designated learning center. ",. Sponsor Phil Heimlich said 43 children have been charged with 7 violating the ordinance. Man robs Walgreens ;on Glenway Avenue ; c A man with a gun in his waistband robbed the Walgreens Drug ! Store at 3920 Glenway Ave. in Price Hill, just before 5 a.m. ' Wednesday, police said. The sus-pect told the cashier he needed money and showed him the gun. "The man got about $100. The suspect is described as white, aged 18 to 25, 5-feet-9 to 5-feet-10 and 120 to 150 pounds. He has blond hair, blue eyes and a " blond mustache and was wearing a ' blue knit cap, a white turtleneck and light-blue jeans. This is the third time in a month "the store has been robbed. K 20-year-old Ind. man dies after accident M- LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. A 20-year-old Aurora, Ind., man was '" killed Wednesday when he lost con-J trol of his car on Ind. 1 during a rainstorm, crossed the center line and struck a truck pulling a semi-trailer. The Dearborn County Sheriff's Department identified the victim as ' Jeremy W. Barrett. The victim was driving a 1991 Pontiac south on Ind. 1 on Dovers Hill, about 8 miles south of Lawrenceburg, about 1:15 p.m. when he lost control, the sheriff's department said. ' The victim was transported to Dearborn County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 5 more 'Most Wanted' suspects arrested Five more "Tristate's Most Wanted" suspects have been arrested, bringing the total to 423 : arrests out of the 728 suspects ' featured in the Enquirer. Shimondo Mack, 20, of West-" wood, was arrested Tuesday. He was wanted on an aggravated bur- " glary charge. Anthony Fnason, 19, of Walnut Hills, was arrested Tuesday. He was wanted on burglary and receiving stolen property charges. Kenneth Campbell, 29, was arrested Tuesday. He was wanted on "a domestic violence charge. Daniel Lane, 19, of the Fay Apartments, was arrested Monday. He was wanted on kidnapping and ROAD WATCH 24-hour traffic information: SmarTraveler- Dial 211 from any touchtone or wireless phone; outside Cincinnati area call (513) 333-3333 www. gocincmnali. comAratic OTylersville Road: Tylersville Road LeSourdsville-West Chester Road intersection closed until June 8. Harrison Road: One lane closed west of Ohio 1 28 through April. Expect delays in peak driving times. Sixth Street Viaduct: Expected to be closed until July. Signs will be posted. 1-275 Ohio: Left lanes northbound and southbound closed between U.S. 52 , ,Connector and the Ohio River. Two lanes remain ' open. 1-275 Kentucky: Occasional berm and lane closures eastbound and westbound ..between Dixie Highway and Ky. 9 to repair road- rway lighting. Dixie Highway: Entrance ramp to northbound 1-7175 from southbound Dixie Highway closed until further notice. Exit ramp Strom northbound 1-7175 to northbound Dixie Highway closed. Northbound 1-7175 will be Covington Downtown: Vine Street closed 6-11 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7-11 p.m. Sat urday and Sunday between Sixth Street and Central Parkway for installation of a water main. Third Street: Traffic at Third and Plum streets and at Pete Rose Way and Plum may be restricted to one lane or closed at times. Sewer work is scheduled on Central Avenue between Third and Mehring Way, Third between Central and Elm Street and at Third at Plum. Wf9 U.S. 50: Eastbound on-ramp from Broad-Bffl way and Pete Rose Way closed permanently. 0 Columbia Parkway Viaduct: The Filth Street viaduct from Fifth Street to Columbia Parkway closed through June. Cincinnati EL OHIO W PW" f Cinergy . ': if ni Held s X Producer. . y () , OhioW W AND WIRE REPORTS aggravated menacing charges. Police were notified Tuesday that Britton Carter, 41, of Bond Hill, is in the Montgomery County jail in Dayton. He will be sent here, where he is wanted on a forgery charge. Central Avenue might become two-way street The city administration is recommending the conversion of Central Avenue to a two-way street to accommodate motorists during the spring road construction season and the work on Paul Brown Stadium. The plan is to make Central Avenue a two-way street between Mehring Way and Sixth Street; it now carries northbound traffic. Renaming of street would honor victim To remember the loss of a "vibrant member of our community," City Councilman Phil Heimlich is proposing renaming a portion of West 12th Street for Moisey Shtrom. Mr. Shtrom, an engineer from Montgomery, was murdered in that area July 17, 1990, as he and his wife walked to their car following a performance at Music Hall. The 52-year-old Soviet immigrant had come to the United States in 1979 in search of freedom for himself and his family, Mr. Heimlich said. During Wednesday's regular council meeting, Mr. Heimlich recommended renaming the street. The proposal has been referred to City Manager John Shirey. Recorder says backlog reduced to 2-3 days Hamilton County Recorder Rebecca Groppe said she has reduced a backlog in the office's geographic indexing department from 15 days to two or three days. She promised to turn around such paperwork in the future within five working days. The office has been able to keep up with the paperwork for 90 days, Mrs. Groppe's office said. It had been backlogged for an estimated 20 years. Tree trimmer brushes power line, in hospital INDIAN HILL - A tree trimmer was injured Wednesday afternoon when he brushed a power line while working at a private residence here. The man, John Smith, was in a tree at 7720 Stone Barn Road when he came in contact with a power line running between the house and a utility pole. Fire Chief Bob Coy of the Madeira-Indian Hill Fire Department said the man "did not get a direct hit" but was incoherent when firefighters arrived. He was taken by AirCare helicopter to University Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition Wednesday evening. BUTLER 7T- WARREN KENTUCKY BOONE restricted to two lanes from Dixie Highway to the Rivard Road overpass (near Kyles). Today, northbound Dixie Highway over 1-7175 will be restricted to one lane between 1-7175 and Orchard Road. Ph ENTOiCAMPBaL KENTUCKY I - 1 Newport Ramps to Brent Spence Bridge: Traffic reduced to two lanes in each direction. Note: Trucks must use I-275. Ramps closed until May 13: Ninth Street to I-75 south, Sixth Street to I-75 south, Walnut Street to I-75 south and Fourth Street entrance to northbound I-75 in Covington. Note: Fourth Street entrance ramp to southbound 1-711-75 in Covington closed but will reopen from 3 to 9 p.m. Also, 1-75: Closed until May 13: Northbound left lane north of 12th Street in Covington to Brent Spence Bridge and southbound right lane in Ohio from Seventh Street to the end of the Brent Spence Bridge and the left lane of Fort Washington Way westbound from west of Walnut Street to the end of the bridge. Mom shot while boy sleeps; dad charged BY TANYA ALBERT The Cincinnati Enquirer UNION TOWNSHIP While an 8-year-old boy lay sleeping in bed early Wednesday morning, police say, his father shot and killed his mother. Steve Colburn, 37, of West Chester is charged with aggravated murder and domestic violence. He was being held in Butler County Jail Wednesday on $100,000 bond. The boy, who didn't hear or see the shooting, is staying with other family members. "He didn't know what happened until the next morning," said Lt. 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