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Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:02:49 GMT
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger? Take a look around Butler County. It's no secret the area is growing and developing.Full Story >
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger?Full Story >
Authorities arrested 11 suspects who are charged with an 18-count indictment alleging they conspired to bring hundreds of kilograms of marijuana into Cincinnati from Texas.
Lee Wurzelbacher, 41, Kevin Howard, 29, James "Rat" Reimer, 30, Daniel Roos, 31, Joe "Tall J" Rivers, 35, James Wurzelbacher, 61, and Bryon Roos, 42, are from Hamilton and Butler Counties. Javier Gonzales Perez, 34, Daniel Lozano, 33 and Aldo Medina, 33, are from the Brownsville, Texas area.
All 11 men are charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute marijuana and face at least 10 years and up to life in prison.
The indictment alleges Lee Wurzelbacher began receiving shipments of marijuana in 2006 concealed in the gas tanks of vehicles at Payless Autos on Pippin Road in Cincinnati. Wurzelbacher and Bryon Roos operated the used car businesses, Payless Autos and Ace 1 Auto Sales, to appear to have a legitimate source of income while laundering illegal drug money.
Roos is 13-year veteran officer in North College Hill.
According to North College Hill Police, Roos has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Police emphasized that the charges are not connected to his performance as a police officer, but stem from his used car business.
A press release from North College Hill Police says, "It is the hope of the police department that this matter comes to a quick resolution in Bryon's favor so he my return to duty."
The indictment also alleges the marijuana was shipped to Ohio in crates containing tile and granite countertop bars by commercial freight companies and delivered to locations in Hamilton and Butler Counties.
"The indictment also alleges that conspirators also laundered the proceeds of the marijuana trafficking by purchasing eleven pieces of real estate and a boat," said U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio Carter Stewart.
The indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering, which are each punishable by up to 20 years in prison, illegally structuring financial transactions, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, attempt to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, punishable by at least five years and up to 40 years in prison.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
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Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
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A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
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Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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