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Top Cincinnati news: Zoo gets critters confiscated from smuggling ring; teen shot, killed; more

Top Cincinnati news: Zoo gets critters confiscated from smuggling ring; teen shot, killed; more
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By Hoodline - Published on July 01, 2019.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Cincinnati.

Zoo gets new critters confiscated from illegal smuggling ring

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden recently received five Brazilian Whiteknee tarantula spiderlings and two pairs of Hercules beetles larvae that were confiscated as part of the illegal wildlife trade.

Read the full story on Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

14-year-old shot and killed in Over-the-Rhine neighborhood

Police say a 14-year-old boy was shot and killed in the city's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood just north of downtown early Sunday. Police haven't identified the teen or released any details on a possible motive.

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Woman who tripped on collapsed sign at casino awarded $3M

A woman who fell and broke her kneecap at a Cincinnati casino after tripping on a collapsed "wet floor" sign was awarded $3 million last week by a Hamilton County jury. 

Read the full story on USA TODAY.


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