Wednesday, June 19 2013 10:04 AM EDT2013-06-19 14:04:53 GMT
How about this for a guilty-summer snack. Oreo is releasing a new watermelon flavor cookie. They are available at Target for $3 a package. The treat features a bright pink an green filling between twoFull Story >
How about this for a guilty-summer snack. Oreo is releasing a new watermelon flavor cookie.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:51 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:51:51 GMT
Police in Bellbrook, Ohio are attempting to locate two subjects wanted for Forgery of Checks. Detectives say on June 6, 2013, Joseph Beacom and James McGee were passing Counterfeit/Forged checks at theFull Story >
Police in Bellbrook, Ohio are attempting to locate two subjects wanted for Forgery of Checks.Full Story >
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the Americans on finding a political solution...Full Story >
Afghanistan's president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the...Full Story >
WINSLOW, AZ (CBS5) -
A man from Norway moved to the United States years ago for a fresh start. But he's been sitting in a Navajo County jail the last few months after running over a woman's toe. And some say the punishment is way too harsh.
John Larsgard said he was bullied in Norway so he moved to Chicago to start over. But ever since he's had a string of bad luck, and now that bad luck - and perhaps some poor judgment - have landed him in jail for the next 7 1/2 years.
"I have my window down and one guy comes up and punches me in the face because I drove the wrong way on a one-way street," said Larsgard, telling someone what happened at a Winslow music festival last year. You can hear the panic in his voice in the audio from Norwegian station VGTV. It's that day that led to a sentence of more than seven years in jail.
"We had people hurt emotionally," said a Navajo County judge in Larsgard's sentencing Wednesday morning.
After a string of seemingly unlucky situations here in the U.S. - including getting assaulted and accused of being a terrorist - Larsgard and his mom drove to L.A. But they had car troubles and stopped in Winslow. They landed in a mob of people, and Larsgard panicked.
"Here we have a vehicle driving crazy and he hit somebody," an officer said in a 911 dispatch call obtained by VGTV. Larsgard drove over a woman's toe and scratched another person. Several police officers came, drew their weapons and arrested him. We're told his mom was arrested too but later released.
"Completely a misunderstanding and blown out of proportion," said Larsgard's attorney, Criss Candelaria, to VGTV. Local defense attorney Vladimir Gagic, who is not connected to the case, agrees.
"I feel bad for the guy, it's something that's completely out of proportion with decency and common sense," Gagic said. He added that while the sentence seemed a little harsh to him, it's not very surprising and is consistent with federal and state laws. That's because from the law's point of view, Larsgard used the car as a deadly weapon.
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Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:17 AM EDT2013-06-19 10:17:41 GMT
New this morning from Colerain Township - D'schon Powell is facing robbery and resisteing arrest charges in Colerain Township after he knocked down a store security loss prevention officer who was questioningFull Story >
A man is facing robbery and resisting arrest charges in Colerain Township after he allegedly knocked down a store security loss prevention officer who was questioning him about some items in a bag. Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:13 AM EDT2013-06-19 10:13:14 GMT
Police are in the 2400 block of Canterbury Avenue in Golf Manor investigating the report of two people shot. Few details are available at this time but canine units and an ambulance are on the scene. FOX19Full Story >
Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies and Golf Manor Police are investigating a shooting in the 2400 block of Canterbury in Golf Manor. Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:20 AM EDT2013-06-19 10:20:38 GMT
Companies from throughout the tri-state area will be looking to fill more than 3,500 job openings during a career fair at the Radisson Hotel in Covington. The event is Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ThereFull Story >
Companies from throughout the tri-state area will be looking to fill more than 3,500 job openings during a career fair at the Radisson Hotel in Covington.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:13 AM EDT2013-06-19 11:13:50 GMT
The Cincinnati Zoo will be taking a variety of animals to Great American Ballpark for Zoo Night on Wednesday, June 19 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Fans will be able to meet face-to-face with one-of-a-kindFull Story >
The Cincinnati Zoo will be taking a variety of animals to Great American Ballpark for Zoo Night on Wednesday, June 19 against the Pittsburgh Pirates.Full Story >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:34 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:34:44 GMT
Four people have charged for holding a mother and her child captive for years. Jordie Callahan, Jessica Hunt, Daniel J. Brown and a fourth person are accused of engaging in human trafficking. AccordingFull Story >
Four people have been arrested for holding a mother and her child captive for years in Ashland.
According to the charges, the suspects used beatings, threats of death and threats of attacks from pit bulls and large snakes to hold a woman and her child against their will for two years.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:31 AM EDT2013-06-19 11:31:59 GMT
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is urging Ohio to scrap a plan that could put a highway through a beloved 80-acre wooded area that residents of the village of Mariemont use for hiking andFull Story >
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is urging Ohio to scrap a plan that could put a highway through a beloved 80-acre wooded area that residents of the village of Mariemont use for hiking and gardening.Full Story >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:23:30 GMT
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her. Jayden Sink raised nearly $200 on Friday while she sold lemonadeFull Story >
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.Full Story >
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