Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:06 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:06:35 GMT
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County. The Warren County chase started near Little Miami High School around 11:30 Tuesday night whenFull Story >
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:02 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:02:03 GMT
Bounce TV announced its first-ever slate of upfront programming plans, including original new scripted and non-scripted series, series renewals, the return to broadcast television of one of the most-popularFull Story >
Bounce TV announced its first-ever slate of upfront programming plans, including original new scripted and non-scripted series, series renewals, the return to broadcast television of one of the most-popular game shows in history, an exclusive new college sports rights deal and more theatrical motion pictures for its impressive library.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:16 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:16:10 GMT
A big clean up is underway at Amelia High School following a prank. Several trees were toilet papered and the sign in front of the school was also changed. No word on any suspects in the prankFull Story >
No word on any suspects in the prank or if the school system plans to punish those responsible.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:02 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:02:50 GMT
Three people escaped an overnight fire in Price Hill. It happened in the 700 block of Mt. Hope Avenue around 11:30 Tuesday night. When fire crews arrived, there was heavy fire in the back of the twoFull Story >
Fire crews knocked the fire down in 20 minutes. They stayed on scene for another 40 minutes putting our hot spots.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:00:21 GMT
From thousands of miles away, pilots here in the U.S. fly drones on missions overseas every day. Air Force researchers at Wright Patterson Air Force Base are now studying whether they can get drone operatorsFull Story >
From thousands of miles away, pilots here in the U.S. fly drones on missions overseas every day. Air Force researchers at Wright Patterson Air Force Base are now studying whether they can get drone operators to fly five or six at a time, they tell FOX19 exclusively.Full Story >
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -
A local woman who identifies herself as a witch claims she was discriminated against in a Lake Charles doctor's office because of her religious beliefs. A practicing witch for more than 15 years, Kristin Menard said she is proud of her religion even though it's often times misunderstood.
"Most people see witches as being evil and most of us are not. It's a nature based religion. Instead of praying we do basically the same thing - we light candles and we focus our energy to help other people," explained Menard.
You will rarely find Menard not wearing her pentagram.
"I wear it every day. It's a symbol of protection and each point represents something different. This one is spirit, air, fire, earth and water," said Menard.
For the past several months Menard has been under the care of Lake Charles chiropractor Dr. Shaine Rider, who according to Menard always had an opinion on her necklace.
"For the first month or so he would say many comments about my necklace and what it means and that it is satanic and all this. I tried to ignore him as much as I could," said Menard.
Last week on her monthly adjustment Menard said Dr. Rider once again approached her about her pentagram.
"He said you are going to have to take that necklace - put it away or take it off. I said why I didn't understand. And he said something about his son," recalled Menard.
Confused and upset she refused.
"I said I'm not taking this off and that's when he said basically he couldn't treat me. And I walked out," said Menard.
Of course there are two sides to every story - Dr. Rider has his own version of what happened and doesn't deny that he was uncomfortable with the pentagram.
"Those signs and those symbols are very satanic and very new age," said Dr. Rider.
A devout catholic Dr. Rider said he never asked her to take it off and never refused to treat her.
"She came in and I very briefly said, and very nicely said would you mind doing me a favor - would you mind putting your pentagram inside your shirt. Because it's very offensive to me and other patients... those that are Christians," said Dr. Rider.
Dr. Rider's beliefs are visible in his office. A crucifix hangs on the wall not far from a portrait of his son who lost his battle with cancer. But when it comes to wearing his scapular he doesn't wear it on the outside of his shirt.
"I don't try to wear this on the outside of my shirt which is a scapular... to force other people. It's my belief, it's what I wear inside my shirt that's all I was asking her to do is put it inside her shirt out of respect for my beliefs, and for the loss of my child and for our faith here. And she got irate and called me names and left," said Dr. Rider.
Despite the disagreement both stand by their religious convictions.
"To discriminate against anybody - race, religion anything... It is completely wrong. And it shouldn't happen especially when he's a doctor and he's supposed to treat somebody," said Menard.
"In my faith that is wrong. It's very offensive to me and I don't want that in my office. And if someone can't respect that enough to put in their shirt then there is going to be a problem," said Dr. Rider.
Meanwhile Menard has filed complaints with the Better Business Bureau and the Chiropractic Association.
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 >
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 12:50 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:50:22 GMT
MOORE, OK (RNN) – In one of the few positive stories to come from the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma, an elderly woman was reunited with a four-legged friend she thought was dead. Barbara Garcia, a residentFull Story >
Elderly resident Barbara Garcia frantically called for her dog after the tornado had leveled her house, but with no success.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 >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:21 AM EDT2013-05-21 05:21:10 GMT
An antibiotic so popular many people know it by name has some unpopular attention from the federal government. The Food and Drug Administration has said that this could be a matter of life and death forFull Story >
An antibiotic so popular many people know it by name has some unpopular attention from the federal government. The Food and Drug Administration has said that this could be a matter of life and death for some patients who use azithromycin, which is also known as Zithromax or Z-pack.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:41:37 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:16:48 GMT
MOORE, OK - The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office tweeted a photo of a frightened, muddy dog Monday after the deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through the town.The comment accompanying the photo said, "scared,Full Story >
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.Full Story >
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