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Documentary on Covington Catholic student’s viral encounter at U.S. Capitol streams starting Friday

Special to KyForward Rush to Judgment, the documentary about then-Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann’s viral 2019 encounter at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., will be released via the streaming service Vimeo this Friday. Greater Cincinnati filmmakers Steve Oldfield and Ryan Anderson spent more than a year investigating the story and scored exclusives with Sandmann, his...

Sandmann lawyers agree to settlement in defamation lawsuit against CNN, terms not disclosed

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor Parties for both sides in the lawsuit involving Covington Catholic student Nicholas Sandmann and CNN have confirmed that a settlement was reached Tuesday. The settlement was agreed to at the federal courthouse in Covington but details, including a monetary amount, were not made public. Sandmann (left) and Phillips Sandmann’s attorneys sought $275 million...

Covington Catholic student, parents sue Washington Post for $250m; attorneys say more suits coming

Nicholas Sandmann through his parents Ted Sandmann and Julie Sandmann are suing The Washington Post Company for $250 million for the paper’s reporting on an incident that occurred during a Covington Catholic High School trip to participate in the March for Life in Washington, D.C. The story reported by The Post involved a viral video on a meeting of Sandmann, 16, and Native American activist...

Statement from Covington Catholic High School junior in the viral video at Lincoln Memorial

Statement of Nick Sandmann, Covington Catholic High School Junior, Regarding Incident at the Lincoln Memorial: I am providing this factual account of what happened on Friday afternoon at the Lincoln Memorial to correct misinformation and outright lies being spread about my family and me. I am the student in the video who was confronted by the Native American protestor. I arrived at the Lincoln Memorial...

Covington Catholic High School students go to March for Life, but end up in disrespectful viral video

Staff report Covington Catholic High School students were in Washington, D.C. to participate in the 46th annual March for Life, billed as the largest human rights demonstration in the world. Their visit turned into a black eye for the school, for Northern Kentucky and for Kentucky as a video of the students taunting elderly Native Americans has gone viral on social media. (function(d, s, id) { var...

High schoolers from across region get chance to observe a live surgery at Christ Hospital

Hundreds of high school students from across Greater Cincinnati, including a number from Northern Kentucky, will have a unique opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 28. They will observe a live surgery at The Christ Hospital, take a tour and lunch at The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences.   The 16th Annual Live Surgery Experience, presented by the nursing college, is intended to give students...

Madison Central is No. 1 in KHSBCA top 25

The Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association has released its weekly top 25 poll. Check out the rankings below: Madison Central St. Xavier Eastern Central Hardin Lafayette Lexington Catholic Paul Laurence Dunbar Male Apollo Pleasure Ridge Park Covington Catholic Tates Creek Hopkinsville Ballard Bryan Station Harrison County Allen County Scottsville Woodford County Lawrence County Danville Ryle Pikeville Trinity Henderson...