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Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.Full Story >
In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S....Full Story >
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Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said.Full Story >
Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, police said.Full Story >
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A former Ben Gal and teacher appeared in court today to answer to charges that she had inappropriate contact with a student.
Sarah Jones and her mother, Cheryl Jones, both appeared in the Kenton County court a little before 9:00 Monday morning to plead not guilty to all charges.
According to court documents, the alleged incident happened back in November of 2011 when Sarah Jones was a teacher at Dixie Heights High School in Edgewood.
Cheryl Jones, the principal at Twenhofel Middle School in Independence, was also indicted for Tampering with Evidence.
Both Jones and her mother turned themselves in to the Kenton County Detention Center on Thursday before bonding out a few hours later.
Sarah Jones is out on a $50,000 cash bond and Cheryl Jones is out on a $30,000 cash bond.
At the hearing, the judge reduced their bonds to $15,000 a piece.
At Monday's hearing, the judge ordered that Sarah and Cheryl couldn't have contact with the alleged victim.
The judge also required that text messaging be disabled on both women's cell phones.
However, Jones' current attorney, Charlie Lester, said the family of the alleged victim was present in the courtroom in support of Sarah and Cheryl Jones. FOX19 Legal Analyst Mike Allen says that could play a role if this case goes to trial.
"It makes it a lot more difficult for the prosecutor, when the victim's family is supporting the defendant," said Allen. "It does happen in cases, domestic violence cases are a good example. It to does make it more difficult but not impossible though."
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Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstFull Story >
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.Full Story >
You may be a hot mess after reading some of these cray new words added to the Oxford Online Dictionary. While some of the new words are pretty amazeballs, others have us scratching our heads. Britain'sFull Story >
Britain's Oxford University Press announced on Thursday that they will be adding new words to its online Oxford Dictionary to reflect new language trends.Full Story >
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The nation's largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in...Full Story >
The nation's largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in California...Full Story >
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