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.

Cincinnati City Council approved a motion Wednesday asking city administrators to work with Hamilton County to create a searchable database of people convicted of animal abuse.

Cincinnati City Council voted Wednesday to confirm the first 15 appointments to the city's new Racial Equity in Policy Task Force.

Hamilton County's health commissioner said Wednesday if current COVID-19 trends continue, it's "inevitable" the county will reach "purple" on the state's health advisory map.  That's the highest and most severe level.

The Hamilton County commissioners are expected to give final approval Thursday to a policy agenda for the county for 2021 and 2022.

The committee that independently reviews Hamilton County property tax levies for the county commissioners is putting together its work schedule for the rest of this year and early next year.

The full Cincinnati City Council Wednesday approved a special improvement district (SID) for the southern portion of the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.

Hamilton County, like the rest of the state and the nation, is seeing an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases. In the last week, there have been 954 new cases in the county.

Hamilton County and Cincinnati officials continue fundraising and design work on plans to replace the aging Western Hills Viaduct. County Engineer Eric Beck provided an update Tuesday to county commissioners.

Cincinnati City Council could vote Wednesday on a motion asking administrators to prepare a report on creating a Cincinnati Arts Access Fund (CAAF). It would be designed "to address the loss of income and financial support that artists, creatives and neighborhood art organizations have faced amid the COVID-19 pandemic."

Hamilton County has now allocated all but $150,000 of the federal money it received to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hamilton County's health commissioner expects to remain "red" on the state's coronavirus advisory map for at least two more weeks. 

A Cincinnati Council committee heard testimony Tuesday evening about the negative impacts the city police department gun range in Evendale is having on that village as well as on nearby Lincoln Heights and Woodlawn.

The Metropolitan Sewer District continues work on some projects to reduce sewage overflows into local streams. 

A Cincinnati City Council committee is holding a public hearing Tuesday evening to discuss the police department's gun range in Evendale. 

Hamilton County has returned to "red" on the latest public health advisory map from the state related to the coronavirus. For about the last month, the county has been at the lower level "orange" on the map.