A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes, but the world's most valuable company says it is complying with the laws and pays "an extraordinary amount" in taxes to the...Full Story >
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:02:49 GMT
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger? Take a look around Butler County. It's no secret the area is growing and developing.Full Story >
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger?Full Story >
WARREN COUNTY, OH (FOX19)-- Ryan Widmer's mother is talking about how she feels regarding the possibility of a new trial next week.
"Right now, I'm trying to look at anything as a little ray of hope, and that was a ray of hope," she told FOX19's Sara Gouedy.
Widmer says she's not looking for sympathy. She says she is looking forward to a court hearing that could give her son Ryan a new trial or set him free.
"I don't think there's any way you can prepare for it, other than we've got tons and tons of people to continue to pray, and that's kind of what we're doing," she says.
Prosecutors and a jury both said Ryan Widmer drowned his wife Sara in the bathtub of their home last August. A jury found Ryan guilty of murder earlier this month. He's currently serving a prison sentence of 15 years to life.
Ryan's mother says her son is innocent. Jill Widmer points out the emails and notes of support that have convinced her she's not alone in feeling like this. And around Warren county, there are a number of vocal people who say the guilty verdict didn't fit this case.
"I truly believe he would never ever put his family through this, and all of his friends, if he had done something like this." Debbie Cupp told FOX19's Sara Gouedy.
Cupp is a self described close friend of the family, who sat next to them during Cincinnati Bengal's games.
"He would have stepped up to the plate and never made any of them suffer. He's such a family person," Cupp says.
Next Thursday night, supporters of Ryan Widmer are planning a vigil in Warren county. The vigil's been organized through the Free Ryan Widmer website, with plans to hold it the night before the hearing.
Seven jurors have now been ordered to appear in court at the hearing.They may answer allegations made by one juror that some performed home experiments while deliberating Ryan's verdict. Juror John Campbell made that assessment as part of a motion made by Ryan's defense team for a new trial, or acquittal.
"This is my son's life, and and he will spend the rest of his life in jail, and if there are any other people that feel that something was done incorrectly, I just pray to god that they will have enough courage to step forward." says Jill Widmer.
Her son may be a convicted murderer, but this mother will not stop fighting it.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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