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 >
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:19:33 GMT
A Norwood woman is arrested, accused of firing a shot into the air while her kids were sleeping. Police say Joanna Kessnick, 38, was intoxicated when she fired one shot in the 4100 block of Huston AvenueFull Story >
A Norwood woman is arrested, accused of firing a shot into the air while her kids were sleeping.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 6:57 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:57:01 GMT
Police are trying to figure out what led to a shooting in Pleasant Ridge. Officers stopped a speeding car and found the passenger suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim says he was shot on RidgewayFull Story >
Police are trying to figure out what led to a shooting in Pleasant Ridge.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 6:52 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:52:42 GMT
No injuries are being reported after a house fire in Reading. The fire started in the garage of a home on Clark Road at around 1 a.m. Thursday morning. The flames never spread to the house, but the homeFull Story >
No injuries are being reported after a house fire in Reading.Full Story >
ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -
People applying for welfare in Georgia will have to pass a drug test before receiving benefits. Gov. Nathan Deal signed the controversial bill into law Monday.
"The basic premise is people who are receiving taxpayers money should be clean," said Deal
Deal signed House Bill 861, requiring parents to have to pass a drug test before receiving benefits. The law was created to make sure money going to low-income families with kids actually gets to the kids.
"The intention, of course, is to try to make sure we're not spending taxpayers money for things that were not intended, namely to support someone's drug habit," said Deal.
Under the law, if someone fails the drug test, they have to wait a month and take another test.
They are ineligible for benefits for 3-months after a second failure and the third time, a person will have to wait a year to re-apply for benefits.
"To do this was punitive and unconstitutional," said Debbie Seagraves, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Seagraves believes the law violates people's rights and unfairly targets people who have fallen on hard economic times.
"It's patently unconstitutional to conduct suspicion-less searches on people just because they are applying for public benefits," said Seagraves.
Taxpayers are split on the law.
"It's just like saying that whoever's on welfare is doing drugs or has something to hide, so it's placing a stigmatism on there that shouldn't be there," said taxpayer Shonte Henderson.
"I know we should help the people but I think they need to have a drug test because people out there are using the opportunity the wrong way," said Aysen Maney.
Florida has been sued over a similar law but Deal thinks this one will stand in court.
"I think the intention is good and hopefully the implementation process is workable," said Deal.
The state of Georgia could face a lawsuit. Kathryn Hamoudah with the Southern Center for Human Rights said, "This legislation faces numerous obstacles before implementation, and if implemented, there will be litigation to face."
The law goes into effect July 1.
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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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