Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:50 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:50:56 GMT
Two men have been indicted on several drug charges for selling harmful intoxicants. Troy Wilson and Mohammed Hmeidan both face 35 counts of trafficking harmful intoxicants, permitting drug abuse and saleFull Story >
Two men have been indicted on several drug charges for selling harmful intoxicants.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:28:12 GMT
A Dearborn County jury has recommended life in prison for a man convicted of murdering an Indiana woman. Charles Stephenson was found guilty on Monday in the beating death of Leigh Jennings, 67. On Tuesday,Full Story >
A Dearborn County jury has recommended life in prison for a man convicted of murdering an Indiana woman.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:04 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:04:55 GMT
Toledo's water theft investigator is looking into another complaint of water service being improperly received in a home. On Tuesday, a garden hose was found connected from a house to another home.Full Story >
The city of Toledo's water theft investigator is looking into another complaint of water service being improperly received in a home. On Tuesday, a garden hose was found connected from a house on Arden Place to another home where service had been shut off. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:00:58 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionFull Story >
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. Full Story >
LEBANON, OH (FOX19) -
A former teacher at Mason High School is claiming insanity as she faces trial on 16 counts of sexual battery involving students.
Attorneys for Stacy Schuler, 33, filed a one-sentence plea this week in Warren County court in Lebanon stating that she is not guilty by reason of insanity.
In a statement from Schuler's attorneys, they say, "It has come to light that during the period of the alleged misconduct, Stacy Schuler had become impaired and thereby unable to prevent the young men from taking advantage of her. In the fall of 2010, the young men involved in this case traveled across the county in order to take advantage of her impairment."
Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell said Wednesday he thinks the plea change is interesting because Schuler earlier denied that the alleged offenses occurred.
"When you have a defendant who for a period of 6 or 7 months now, has adamantly denied the allegations that these juvenile students had made, and then after that occurs the defendant decides they're going to change their plea from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity, that's an unusual circumstance," Fornshell said.
FOX19 legal analyst Mike Allen says the plea could be a tactic by the defense to get Schuler's mental history on the record, but he as far as the defense actually proving insanity, he says it's an uphill battle.
"It's extremely rare that a not guilty by reason of insanity defense is successful," Allen said.
"In an insanity plea, the burden is on the defendant to prove that insanity defense, and so far what we've seen from this case, it certainly doesn't appear that she has any kind of mental issues that would qualify for an insanity defense."
Schuler resigned as health and gym teacher at Mason High School in the aftermath of her arrest this year. She was charged with 16 counts of sexual battery allegedly involving several teenage boys. She also faces three counts of providing alcohol to minors in the trial scheduled to start Aug. 8.
She was released from jail in February and ordered to have no contact with unrelated minors.
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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