Jay Hanselman

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered.  Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.

Hanselman covers Cincinnati City Hall for WVXU.

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) is willing to guarantee bus service inside Cincinnati in exchange for the city transferring transit assets and remaining city transit funds to the bus agency. The full council could vote on the agreement Wednesday. The SORTA Board has already approved the proposal. 

A Cincinnati council committee voted on a resolution Tuesday endorsing a plan to create a bus only lane on a portion of Reading Road.

The Cincinnati Police Department is tracking an alarming increase in the number of homicides and shootings in the city for 2020.

Cincinnati council could vote Wednesday on an alternate funding plan to resume streetcar passenger service. 

Add Cincinnati's annual Riverfest celebration to the list of major events to be canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hamilton County will have a new agency in charge of the dog warden function starting Saturday. The county commission awarded a $1.95 million contract for the work Thursday to the Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society. 

The Hamilton County commissioners are using $18 million of federal CARES Act funding to increase COVID-19 testing and data collection in the county. 

Hamilton County's health commissioner said Wednesday he's seen several positive indicators as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A disagreement between Cincinnati and Hamilton County on a revised cooperation agreement for The Banks development threatens to delay a park project next to the new music venue now under construction.

Cincinnati Council Member David Mann released a statement Thursday saying he no longer supports using city transit tax dollars to pay for streetcar operations.

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and Hamilton County Commissioner Victoria Parks are scheduled to meet Thursday concerning the latest city/county snag on building a music venue and park addition at The Banks.

Hamilton County officials said the number of new COVID-19 cases is starting to level off or slightly decrease.

Hamilton County commissioners are using $3.5 million of federal CARES Act funding to assist people with their rent and utility payments. 

Construction is starting on a $31 million mixed-use development in College Hill at the corner of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road. 

Hamilton County is beginning the process of upgrading the outdoor warning siren system in the county. But you won't notice any changes to the siren that's close to your neighborhood. 

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