Saturday, May 25 2013 9:54 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:54:18 GMT
(RNN/KENS/CNN) - At least one person in San Antonio has died Saturday during heavy flooding caused by rain that dumped more than a foot of water on some parts of the area. Police confirmed a woman's bodyFull Story >
Firefighters in San Antonio are still looking for two missing people after heavy rain and flooding swamped the area and left thousands without power.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:52 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:52:50 GMT
Memorial Day weekend began with a violent 24 hours in the City of Cincinnati. Two people were killed and three others wounded in four separate shootings. Despite the recent gunfire, the faith communityFull Story >
Memorial Day weekend began with a violent 24 hours in the City of Cincinnati. Two people were killed and three others wounded in four separate shootings. Despite the recent gunfire, the faith community delivered a message of hope.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:09 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:09:34 GMT
A group of concerned Tri-State residents joined a national movement on Saturday regarding genetically engineered foods and the seed giant Monsanto. "March Against Monsanto" organizers say they're callingFull Story >
"March Against Monsanto" organizers say they're calling attention to the dangers posed by genetically modified food and the companies that produce it.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:04 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:04:09 GMT
(RNN) - Two-year-old girls rule the world. If you in any way doubt that statement, you obviously do not have nor have ever had a 2-year-old girl. One thing that Matt Clarke made abundantly clear in a video heFull Story >
Two-year-old girls rule the world. If you in any way doubt that statement, you obviously do not have nor have ever had a 2-year-old girl.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 8:26 PM EDT2013-05-26 00:26:42 GMT
Police responded to a fatal shooting in Millvale on Saturday afternoon. It happened in the 3000 block of Bowling Green Court around 1 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found Quentin Snell, 21, inside a vehicleFull Story >
It happened in the 3000 block of Bowling Green Court around 1 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found Quentin Snell, 21, inside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was taken to a nearby hospital.Full Story >
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) -
A mother and daughter have been indicted for pocketing traffic fine money from the village of Arlington Heights while they were employees.
Laura Jarvis, 32, of Cincinnati, and Donna Covert, 52, of Reading, have been indicted for two counts of theft in office, two counts of tampering with records and one count of unauthorized use of property.
The charges involve the theft of approximately $260,000 from the Village of Arlington Heights between July 1, 2007 and Feb. 19, 2010. If convicted of all charges, the defendants face the possibility of 15 years in prison.
In January 2010, Arlington Heights Police Chief Robert Lawson reported his concerns about the record keeping for the village's traffic docket and his concern about possible theft. The Ohio Attorney's General Office and the State Auditor investigated his concerns which resulted in the indictment.
Covert worked for Arlington Heights starting in the early 1990's and had a variety of jobs including Clerk of Court, Payroll Clerk, the mayor's secretary and as an employee in the Human Resource division.
Her duties included making bank deposits for the village and supervising her daughter, Laura Jarvis.
Jarvis was employed as a court clerk for Arlington Heights from 1998 to 2009. Some of her duties included maintaining the traffic and criminal court records for the village, accepting payments on these cases, modifying/updating the citations in the law enforcement database, and making bank deposits.
"The detailed audit was complete and thorough. I am stunned by the amount of money that is missing and I'm sure the prosecutors office will do their job's and justice will prevail," said Ken Harper, Arlington Chief of Police.
The "traffic program" that was established many years ago has been permanently suspended.
Jarvis resigned from her job on Dec. 31, 2009 and Covert resigned from her job on Feb. 19, 2010.
Prosecutors say the defendants used the money to pay for ordinary household expenses and medical bills.
"The Village Council needs to seriously consider dissolving the Village of Arlington Heights," said Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters. "The Village seems to be nothing more than a speed trap with no checks and balances. Two of its employees were using it as their personal cookie jar. Consolidating with another political subdivision is long overdue."
Chief of Police Ken Harper released the following statement: "The detailed audit was complete and thorough. I am stunned by the amount of money that is missing and I'm sure the prosecutors office will do their job's and justice will prevail. Since appointed to my position in late 2010 the clerks office has been completely overhauled there is a complete set of checks and balances. Our wonderful little village is doing just fine and as far as I know have no plans to merge with anyone anytime soon."
"Village officials brought this theft to light and the Special Investigation and Special Audit units in the Auditor of State's office have worked hard for the past two years to support these indictments," State Auditor Dave Yost said. "I congratulate them and the staff in County Prosecutor Deters' office for protecting the public purse."
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:23 PM EDT2013-05-25 23:23:27 GMT
BARDSTOWN, KY (WAVE) - K-9 Officer Jason Ellis, 33, was shot and killed on the ramp of Exit 34 from the Bluegrass Parkway to Highway 55 in Nelson County early Saturday morning. A 911 call from a womanFull Story >
K-9 officer Jason Ellis, 33, was the first Bardstown police officer killed in the line of duty.Full Story >
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 >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
The Village of Morrow: 2013 Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27, 2013 Participants must line up at 10 a.m. at the former Morrow Elementary School located on Pike St., the parade is to start at 11 a.m. ContactFull Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:11:14 GMT
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m. TheFull Story >
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m.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 >