Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:56 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:56:54 GMT
(RNN) – Of the 24 killed in the EF-5 tornado that decimated Moore, OK, 10 are children - two of which are infants according to a release by the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office. All the childrenFull Story >
Six people are still unaccounted for in Moore, OK. Ten children, which includes two infants, were killed by the EF-5 tornado, according to the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:48 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:48:40 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 2:48 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:48:24 GMT
Bystanders and police officers helped rescue a man from a car that was partially submerged in a pond Wednesday afternoon in Boone County. It happened just before 1 p.m. in the 800 block of Sharon DriveFull Story >
Bystanders and police officers helped rescue a man from a car that was partially submerged in a pond Wednesday afternoon in Boone County.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 >
(FOX19) - These days money is tight and it seems like everyone needs more than what they have.
Voters in West Clermont are about to be asked to vote for a property tax levy as well as taxpayers in the Lakota and Little Miami districts.
In fact, its easier to list the districts that are not asking for more money than the ones that are.
But over the past few years, voters haven't been very accommodating about raising their own property tax. Take for instance, the Mt. Healthy District.
Less than 2 weeks ago, the Mt. Healthy School district placed a levy on the special election ballot hoping to bring in almost 3 million dollars a year.
Voters rejected it. They also rejected that same levy last November and in February.
So I wanted to see, just how tapped out are taxpayers? What are they paying for already?
Take a look at these numbers from the Hamilton County Auditors office. The owner of a $100,000 dollar home in Mt. Healthy already pays:
$68.71 County general fund, $10.34 Family services & treatment, $48.81 Health / hospital care - indigent, $45.15 County Information Center-police, $50.58 Children services, $27.29 Senior services, $9.72 Zoological park, $4.60 Museum levy, $23.88 Hamilton County Park District, $30.40 Cincinnati-Hamilton County Public Library, $107.94 Mental Health levy for developmental disabilities, and $1,273.44 Mt. Healthy School District
The Mt. Healthy School District covers 4 different townships. Each of those townships include different tax rates for city and townships, so the total tax burden on a homeowner in the Mt. Healthy School District on a $100, 000 dollar home is between $2,069.51 and $2,611.23 every year.
The owner of a $200,000 dollar home pays twice that.
Here's what you need to know.
The problem with all these little increases in taxes, is that it isn't just taxes hurting people. The cost of gasoline is very high and the cost of everything else is going up including the cost of clothing and food. Right now everything is more expensive and all the while you probably haven't had raise in years.
The U.S. misery index is very high. If you don't know what that is, the misery index is a score given based on the unemployment rate along with the rate of inflation. Right now, the U.S. score is 12.76, the highest it has been since 1980.
Everybody needs more money but that also includes homeowners here in the tri-state who are having a harder and harder time just trying to make ends meet.
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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