A test of the city’s commitment to sanctuary for undocumented immigrants may be at hand. And the sheriff’s voluntary cooperation with ICE detainers, which now defines the county’s position on sanctuary, may become a subject for debate.


By Amanda Emerson, NKU Journalist Intern, akayaphotography@gmail.com

Early retired Mason cop Derek Bauman may be known as the city’s “go-to guy” for promoting the new streetcar but now he’s making a run for Cincinnati City Council.

“I think he would be an amazing city council member,” said Chris Seelbach, a council member for Cincinnati since 2011. “I know Derek to get things done.”