Thursday, May 23 2013 8:13 AM EDT2013-05-23 12:13:17 GMT
A 9-year-old Cincinnati boy is one of four finalists in the Secret Millionaires Club 'Grow Your Own Business Challenge.' Almost 4,000 kids ages 7 to 16 entered their creative business ideas to the competitionFull Story >
A Cincinnati boy is the grand prize winner in Warren Buffett's 'Grow Your Own Business Challenge.' Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:41 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:41:54 GMT
A two-family home in Norwood has been evacuated due to a large sinkhole in the basement. Police say a 25-foot hole has opened in the building in the 1900 block of Maple Avenue. Two people living on theFull Story >
A two-family home in Norwood has been evacuated due to a large sinkhole in the basement.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:30:45 GMT
Construction is nearly completion at U Square @ the Loop. The 4.2 acre strip of land along McMillan Avenue has seen an impressive transformation since its groundbreaking in January 2012. U Square @ theFull Story >
Construction is nearly completion at U Square @ the Loop.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:26 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:26:07 GMT
A Lower Price Hill man is arrested on rape charges. Police say Shyon Clark, 28, engaged in sexual conduct with a 10-year-old girl. He is expected to appear in court on Thursday. Copyright 2013 WXIX.Full Story >
A Lower Price Hill man is arrested on rape charges.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:23 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:23:52 GMT
A Park Hills man is arrested on child abuse charges in Hamilton County. Police say Stephen Wyler, 26, seriously injured a child in October of last year. He is charged with felonious assault and two countsFull Story >
A Park Hills man is arrested on child abuse charges in Hamilton County.Full Story >
WASHINGTON (RNN) - Amid reports that a court may have issued an execution order for Youcef Nadarkhani, a Christian pastor jailed in Iran on charges of apostasy, the White House has released a statement calling for his immediate and unconditional release.
"The action is yet another shocking breach of Iran's international obligations, its own constitution and stated religious values," the statement, released on Thursday, read.
"The United States calls upon the Iranian authorities to immediately lift the sentence, release Pastor Nadarkhani and demonstrate a commitment to basic, universal human rights, including freedom of religion."
Nadarkhani was jailed in 2009 on charges he converted from Islam to Christianity. He was convicted in 2010 and sentenced to die by hanging for "turning his back on Islam" and refusing to recant his Christian faith.
Unofficial English translations of court briefs from the 2010 trial say Nadarkhani "often participated in Christian worship and organized home church services, evangelizing and has been baptized and baptized others, converting Muslims to Christianity."
The brief goes on to say "he was raised a Muslim in a Muslim home. During court trials, he denied the prophecy of Mohammad and the authority of Islam. He has stated that he is a Christian and no longer Muslim."
Nadarkhani contends he never converted to Christianity because he was never a Muslim. The courts say he is a Muslim because his parents were Muslims at the time of his birth.
Nadarkhani was given three chances this week to recant but declined to do so.
"The trial and sentencing process for Pastor Nadarkhani demonstrates the Iranian government's total disregard for religious freedom and further demonstrates Iran's continuing violation of the universal rights of its citizens," the statement from the White House said.
The American Center for Law and Justice got word of the possible signed execution on Tuesday and have launched a media blitz designed to rally support for the condemned pastor.
"We, along with his legal team, do believe an execution order has been issued. It has not been delivered, but in Iran, you can deliver the execution order with the body," said Jordan Sekulow, executive director of the ACLJ, on the Jay Sekulow Live radio show Thursday.
A resolution was also making its way through the House of Representatives condemning the Iranian government "for its state-sponsored persecution of religious minorities" and calling on them to release Nadarkhani and "all other individuals held or charged on account of their religion."
Nadarkhani, 34, is the father of two sons, Daniel, 9, and Yoel, 7.
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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 >
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 7:20 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:20:28 GMT
The Cincinnati Tea Party announced that it will protest the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. The protest will begin at Fountain Square at noon on TuesdayFull Story >
The Cincinnati Tea Party protested the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. 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 4:39 PM EDT2013-05-22 20:39:05 GMT
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday. JoeyFull Story >
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday.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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