This is one homecoming the Gallardo family will never forget: Army Sergeant 1st Class Phillip Gallardo surprised his children during a Cincinnati Cyclones game on March 9. (Photo by Amy Wadas).
A solider gives a final salute during the funeral of Maj. Tom Griffin, one of the famed Doolittle Raiders, on March 10. (Photo by Kendall Herold).
Cub Scout Pack 742 visited the 9 On Your Side studios on March 11 and had a great time horsing around behind the scenes! (Photo by Sarah Walters).
Snow fell hard and fast on March 13—too close to spring for most Tri-Staters. (Photo by Brian Yocono)
It’s the shot that’s going viral: the “Sistine Seagull” refused to leave its perch on one of the Vatican chimneys during the conclave. (Photo via WPTV)
All eyes were on Vatican City March 13 as 115 cardinals elected Argentinian Cardinal Bergoglio as Pope Francis. (Photo by Jenny Bak).
These Mount Notre Dame Academy Cougars weren’t able to make it to Rome in time to see the new pope, but they were all smiles when they heard the news during a layover in Atlanta! (Photo by Sue Magnus)
How lucky were we to have the most adorable little guest on our March 14 noon show? Thanks to Lighthouse Youth Services for stopping by! (Photo by Holly Edgell)
Tanya O’Rourke hung out on Fountain Square on National Kidney Day, March 14. She previously donated a kidney and encouraged others to give the gift of life. (Photo by Ron Fischer)
BONUS photo! This deer ambled over to check out the 9 On Your Side parking lot, adjacent to Eden Park. (Photo by Terry Helmer)
Each Friday we round up a selection of photos from the week that was, from our own staff pictures to great shots submitted by viewers and Facebook fans. This week, we provide a bonus!
Indie band The Killers performed at the Horseshoe Casino Thursday night. Photos provided by Horseshoe Casino.
Frontier Airlines launches its inaugural flight from CVG on Friday morning with its daily non-stop fight to Denver — a flight path that is expected to generate $16 million annually for the local economy.