Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:42 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:42:49 GMT
(RNN) - British officials are saying one man is dead and two others were injured in a possible terrorist attack in London on Wednesday.According to BBC News, eyewitnesses said man was attacked in a streetFull Story >
British officials are saying one man is dead and two others were injured in a possible terrorist attack in London on Wednesday.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:41:27 GMT
Two suspects are on the run after an aggravated robbery at the BP station in Green Township. It happened just after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the station on Northbend Road. Police say two suspects enteredFull Story >
Two suspects are on the run after an aggravated robbery at the BP station in Green Township.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:39 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:39:59 GMT
The American Red Cross is accepting donations to aid in their response. Donations can be made a www.redcross.org or by texting REDCROSS to 90999. To donate $10 to the Salvation Army, text 80888 or visitFull Story >
Here are ways to help victims of the Moore, OK tornado.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:38:29 GMT
Emergency crews are on the scene of a HazMat situation in Downtown Cincinnati. It's happening in the 200 block of West 8th Street. Initial reports are that it could be a mobile meth lab. Police haveFull Story >
HazMat crews responded to a situation Wednesday afternoon in Downtown Cincinnati. Full Story >
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Most students don't really start getting ready for the new school year until a couple of weeks out from the opening day, but it is a much different story for their bus drivers. Drivers go through a refresher training course in June and then they're back on the road a week or so before school starts. Friday was the first day for school bus drivers in Jefferson County.
"We do practice, simulation runs the next week or so as we prepare for the first day of school", says Rick Caple, director of transportation services for the Jefferson County Public Schools.
Joe Shepherd, who instructs new bus drivers, was out practicing his own route on Friday.
"Drivers are running their routes to make sure they know where they need to go and while they're out running their routes they're looking at their bus stops to see where the students may be picked up and looking for safety issues at these bus stops," said Shepherd.
Besides driving their routes, there's more to getting ready for the first day according to Caple.
"Bus drivers will be meeting with principals to go over discipline and bus referrals and things," said Caple. "And principals need to see those drivers just like their teachers so we're kind of doing all that mechanical stuff as we prepare for the first day of school."
Over 900 buses will be rolling on the first day of school and they all need to be mechanically ready. Caple says that's pretty much a monthly routine with more emphasis this time of year after the buses have been sitting all aummer long.
"We've been doing a little more deeper maintenance from the standpoint as we do in the summertime more body repairs and those kind of things to make them look nicer," said Caple.
Across the river in southern Indiana, Danny Libs, director of transportation for the New Albany-Floyd County school system said they are ready for the start of school next Wednesday.
"We're just finishing our Indiana State school bus inspection," said Libs. "The state police inspected them we have a hundred percent safety record here."
You can expect to see even more buses on the road this year in Jefferson County with the new assignment plan. Caple says their goal is a 60 minute ride time this year with a maximum of 75 minutes for elementary students, but their goal is no more than 60 minutes.
Jefferson County Public Schools return to the classrooms on Tuesday, August 17. New Albany-Floyd County schools begin this coming Wednesday, August 11.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:16 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:16:10 GMT
A big clean up is underway at Amelia High School following a prank. Several trees were toilet papered and the sign in front of the school was also changed. No word on any suspects in the prankFull Story >
No word on any suspects in the prank or if the school system plans to punish those responsible.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:09:30 GMT
A Warren County government office is evacuated after a suspicious powder is found. The Health and Human Services Center building on East Street in Lebanon was evacuated just after 11:00 on Monday. PoliceFull Story >
Police say that HAZMAT crews and the FBI were called to investigate the powder. The FBI has since left. Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:06 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:06:35 GMT
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County. The Warren County chase started near Little Miami High School around 11:30 Tuesday night whenFull Story >
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:42 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:42:17 GMT
A mother who missed her college graduation in order to attend her daughter's dance recital received a surprise ceremony on Monday. Kara Perkins agreed to go along when one of her friends said she neededFull Story >
A mother who missed her college graduation in order to attend her daughter's dance recital received a surprise ceremony on Monday.Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:41:37 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >
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