Hear Cincinnati Podcast: Officers using too much force at jails and the Bengals draft controversy

This week on Hear Cincinnati, host Maxim Alter, digital editor Meghan Wesley, digital reporter Lucy May and 9 On Your Side anchor Kathrine Nero talk about Fiona's growth, hospitals overcharging local patients, the Cincinnati Zoo's nanny dog retiring, the Mount Adams landslide, the low turnout of the primary election and more. 

Max then talks with I-Team reporter Craig Cheatham about his months-long investigation into the use of excessive force by jailers at the Hamilton County Justice Center. Then later on the podcast, 9 On Your Side sports director John Popovich breaks down the Bengals' decision to draft Joe Mixon, an Oklahoma running back who broke four bones in a woman’s face. 

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Notable links: 

  • 1:30 - The panel talks Fiona, ridiculous hospital bills, the Cincinnati zoo's retiring nanny dog, low voter turnout for Cincinnati's primary, the Mount Adams landsline, a VR robbery and more. 
  • 15:00 - Maxim chats with I-Team reporter Craig Cheatham about what happens when officers go too far at the Hamilton County Justice Center.
  • 31:00 - 9 On Your Side sports director John Popovich breaks down the Bengals' decision to draft Joe Mixon.

WCPO Insiders can read more about these stories at wcpo.com/hear

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Hear Cincinnati is back for the new year. This week, host Maxim Alter, digital editor Meghan Wesley, digital reporter Lucy May and 9 On Your Side anchor Kathrine Nero talk President Donald Trump, the Cincinnati Zoo's new baby hippo, the film "Hidden Figures," Adam Jones and much more. Photographer Emily Maxwell also walks us through covering the historic women's march in D.C. and I-Team reporter Hillary Lake gives us an exclusive look inside a local heroin treatment center. 

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WCPO Insiders can read more about these stories at wcpo.com/hear

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