Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:34:55 GMT
The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.Full Story >
Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...Full Story >
A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.Full Story >
Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two...Full Story >
Police have evacuated the area around the Boston Marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks.Full Story >
A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged with possession of a hoax device,...Full Story >
Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:11:52 GMT
Temperatures behind the cold front have dropped into the low 30s and the lingering moisture has been transformed into some wet snow. Full Story >
A cold morning commute is ahead throughout the FOX19 viewing area as many rural areas drop to the low 20s and even city centers drop briefly to the upper 20s.Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory says he is working to have Congressman Steve Chabot's anti-streetcar language removed from the Federal Transportation Bill.
Chabot inserted an amendment to the bill that would prohibit any federal transportation dollars from being used for the Cincinnati streetcar project. It was passed after a debate on the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2013, but still must pass the Senate.
"This is nothing but a political stunt," Mayor Mark Mallory said. "The record is clear. Chabot opposes the Streetcar. But, the voters told us to move forward on this project. People are tired of the same old ‘we can't' attitude. That is not how we operate in Cincinnati anymore. We work on big projects and we get them done."
Mayor Mallory is contacting legislative leaders in both the House and Senate and he is making calls to the White House to have the language removed.
The amendment (CLICK TO READ) would stop the federal grant money sought by the city of Cincinnati for the streetcar project. The primary funding for this project came in the form of an Urban Circulator Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for $25 million. Some city officials have been asking for more federal assistance.
Chabot said he wanted the funding to go to other projects, such as the Brent Spence Bridge and the I-71 MLK interchange.
"Representative Chabot says that we should be investing in the Brent Spence Bridge and a new interchange on I-71 at MLK. I couldn't agree more. So, where is Steve Chabot's leadership on getting that funding for our community? It isn't there," Mayor Mallory said.
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Thursday, April 10 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-04-10 10:53:05 GMT
A Harrison County affidavit WLOX obtained said a young girl's diary detailed the relationship between former officer Patrick Klis and a 15-year-old girl. WLOX also found online pictures of Klis and a young girl.Full Story >
WLOX News has uncovered new details about what led investigators to arrest a Long Beach Police officer for three counts of sexual battery involving a minor. A Harrison County affidavit WLOX obtained said a young girl's diary detailed the relationship between former officer Patrick Klis and a 15-year-old girl. WLOX also found online pictures of Klis and a young girl.Full Story >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:55:43 GMT
An artist rendering of a new apartment complex coming to Oakley. Provided drawing.
Construction will start next month on a new apartment complex in Oakley, developer Buckingham Cos. said Tuesday. The development includes seven three-story buildings housing 272 apartments. The apartmentFull Story >
Construction will start next month on a new apartment complex in Oakley, developer Buckingham Cos. said Tuesday.Full Story >
Monday, April 14 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:37:21 GMT
A 7-year-old girl was shot and killed at a birthday party Saturday and deputies say a 5-year-old pulled the trigger. Lexington County Sheriff's Deputies say a 5-year-old accidentally shot the girl at aboutFull Story >
A 7-year-old girl was shot and killed at a birthday party Saturday and deputies say a 5-year-old pulled the trigger.Full Story >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:13:41 GMT
Cincinnati Police investigate a homicide in Price Hill. File photo
More Cincinnati Police officers are headed to the city's streets starting later this summer, Mayor John Cranley announced Tuesday. The officers are members of the city's "lateral transfer" recruit class.Full Story >
More Cincinnati Police officers are headed to the city's streets starting later this summer, Mayor John Cranley announced Tuesday.Full Story >