Save the date! Postponed due the weekend's inclement weather, Toy Team 9 happens on Saturday, Dec. 14 at nine local Kroger stores. 
Hide Caption

Cold temperatures, a second chance for the streetcar and lots of toys: 9 things to know this week

a a a a
Share this story

CINCINNATI - From last week's snow to this week's bitter cold, we've got the 9 things to know this week.

1. Expect a cold week after the snow from last week, with the 9 First Warning Weather forecast predicting highs that barely break freezing this week. 

2. Prices at the pump are rising, after dropping to around $3 a gallon. They average price of gas in Ohio is $3.24 this week.

3. The Bengals defeated the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, bringing their record to 9-4. They take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at 8:30 p.m. next week in Pittsburgh.

4. Cincinnati streetcar supporters aren’t giving up and want voters to sound off on the project, again. They’re expected to announce a ballot initiative Monday about the project.

5. Toy Team 9 has been moved! Last week’s inclement weather caused us to change Toy Team 9 to this Saturday, Dec. 14. We’re looking to collect 9,999 toys for needy children at local Kroger stores. Read more here.

6. Aron Ralston, a man who cut off his arm to free himself from a boulder, and inspired the movie “127 Hours” is in jail. He’s been accused of domestic violence.

7. If you need to sign up for Medicaid in Ohio you can now do it online. Coverage applications begin Jan. 1, 2014.

8. Last week a Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy teacher’s photo used on a "revenge porn" website surfaced. This week school officials say the teacher has resigned.

9. Did you hit the casinos in Ohio last month? A report will be out soon showing how well they did.

Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Print this article

Comments

Hmm... It looks like you’re not a WCPO Insider. or Subscribe now to contribute!

More Local News
7 signs Lent is almost over
7 signs Lent is almost over

Sick of a certain Friday evening meal? Seeing tropical greenery around time? All good things must come to an end--even Lent. Here are the signs.

7 signs it's spring in the Tri-State
7 signs it's spring in the Tri-State

It's officially spring, so you know what that means.

Fairfield teacher's racial comment ends his job
Fairfield teacher's racial comment ends his job

The Fairfield City School District reached the decision Thursday evening to terminate a teacher's contract, after his racial comment…

Family 'prays steps' to show love of their son
Family 'prays steps' to show love of their son

Maria and Christi O’Brien, a faith-filled couple from Morrow, plan to carry their health-challenged young son up the 98 steps at…

Cincinnati Works helps the poor help themselves
Cincinnati Works helps the poor help themselves

At a time when Cincinnati's economic fortunes are on the rise, too many of its residents are being left behind. Cincinnati Works is there…

High-speed police chase ends in man's bedroom
High-speed police chase ends in man's bedroom

A high-speed police chase began on I-275, after a man stole a car from Dayton, Ky., and drove to Union Township, crashing into the bedroom of…

Nationally-praised pizza coming to Cincinnati
Nationally-praised pizza coming to Cincinnati

The Queen City is about to be delivered an award-winning slice of pizza.

Chad Johnson hopes to make comeback in Canada
Chad Johnson hopes to make comeback in Canada

Former Bengals star Chad Johnson will make his return to the gridiron with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

Child struck by vehicle in Evanston
Child struck by vehicle in Evanston

A child was hospitalized Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle in Evanston.

NKU reforms aim to prevent another money scandal
NKU reforms aim to prevent another money scandal

Northern Kentucky University's former athletic director got away with stealing $311,000 during a six-year spree.