People go to Jeff Ruby's Waterfront to enjoying quality food, mingling with good company, docked on the Ohio River. The flooded Ohio River. As the river is expected to rise, Jeff Ruby's Waterfront broke away from its dock just after 10 p.m. Friday night, drifting 100 feet down river according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Covington police Lt. Rob Ervin said about 100 people were on board at the time.
“We don’t know how it happened. It’s been here for years and years,” Ervin said. “It’s tough to say what caused this,” although he said the rising waters didn’t help matters.
Jack Bauer is on the way to interrogate the Ohio River. And as if the gods weren't finding ways to point and laugh at the Bengals, they were rolling on the ground after this.
Chris Kiely, the Covington Fire Captain, told the Associated Press that former Bengals wide receiver Cris Collinsworth was on board. According to the Associated Press, Collinsworth and every passenger on the boat made it back to shore safely in life jackets.
And several hours later the NFL locked out the players, who decertified earlier Friday afternoon. What a day.