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  • 'Honor Flight' taking veterans Tuesday to Washington

    'Honor Flight' taking veterans Tuesday to Washington

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:00 AM EDT2014-04-22 08:00:09 GMT
    Veterans on a "honor flight" are taken to Washington to visit some of the sights. FOX19 file photoVeterans on a "honor flight" are taken to Washington to visit some of the sights. FOX19 file photo
    Seventy-two Tri-State veterans and their guardians will take an Honor Flight from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Tuesday to Washington to see memorials and participate in ceremoniesFull Story >
    Seventy-two Tri-State veterans and their guardians will take an Honor Flight from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Tuesday to Washington to see memorials and participate in ceremonies that honor their service.Full Story >
  • FOX19 Investigates: Protecting your baby from monitor hackers

    FOX19 Investigates: Protecting your baby from monitor hackers

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:31:57 GMT
    FOX19 Investigates reporter Amy Wagner explains the dangers of IP cameras being used as baby monitors. The image behind Amy is from such a camera that we hooked up in our studio. FOX19 photoFOX19 Investigates reporter Amy Wagner explains the dangers of IP cameras being used as baby monitors. The image behind Amy is from such a camera that we hooked up in our studio. FOX19 photo
    Imagine waking up to hear a man's voice screaming at your baby. It happened to a Northern Kentucky couple.  They soon realized the IP camera they had been using as a baby monitor had been hacked and someone hadFull Story >
    Imagine waking up to hear a man's voice screaming at your baby. It happened to a Northern Kentucky couple.Full Story >
  • Former partner to testify against Ohio lawmaker

    Former partner to testify against Ohio lawmaker

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:28:37 GMT
    State Rep. Peter Beck, R-MasonState Rep. Peter Beck, R-Mason
    AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) - A former business partner has agreed to testify against an Ohio lawmaker charged with theft and fraud for allegedly misleading investors about a company'sFull Story >
    A former business partner has agreed to testify against an Ohio lawmaker charged with theft and fraud for allegedly misleading investors about a company's financial status and using their money for personal gain.Full Story >

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's inspector general has released an investigative report on a 2005 Coingate investment scandal. Randall Meyer makes no new findings in this morning's report but says the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation is now "unquestionably" more professional and accountable.

CINCINNATI (AP) - A former business partner has agreed to testify against state Representative Pete Beck. The Mason Republican is charged with theft and fraud for allegedly misleading investors and using their money for himself. Prosecutors have reached a plea deal with John Fussner that includes a recommendation of probation rather than prison time for him.

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Plans are in the works for a new 8,500-seat arena in downtown Akron. Officials plan to ask county voters this fall to approve a quarter-cent sales tax hike to help pay for the $76 million project. The arena would become the new home for the University of Akron's basketball teams and would host other events.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The just-ended winter was tough on Ohioans but even tougher on the state's bees, with agriculture officials saying Ohio beekeepers lost 50 to 80 percent of their honeybees over the winter. An Ohio State expert tells The Columbus Dispatch bees have suffered from a combination of insecticides, mites and diseases.

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