There was a SWAT standoff in Avondale that ended peacefully.
A SWAT standoff in Avondale ended peacefully overnight, according to Cincinnati police.
It started sometime late Tuesday at a residence on Vine Street near Forest Avenue, they said. Cincinnati police said they were actively handling a hostage situation that started with some incident nearby in the District 5 area. SWAT tried to coax the suspect into surrendering. So far, no arrests have been announced.