Monday, May 20 2013 6:02 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:02:03 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 >
Monday, May 20 2013 6:00 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:00:53 GMT
A pick up truck flipped after grazing a Metro bus Monday afternoon in downtown Cincinnati. It happened on Third Street near Broadway just before 4 p.m. No serious injuries were reported. Copyright 2013Full Story >
A pick up truck flipped after grazing a Metro bus Monday afternoon in downtown Cincinnati.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 6:00 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:00:53 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 >
The large rain-wrapped tornado tore through Moore, OK, near where an EF-5 tornado ripped through the area in 1999.Full Story >
The Senate Judiciary Committee is aiming this week to pass a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer citizenship to millions, setting up a high-stakes debate on the Senate floor.Full Story >
Senate supporters of far-reaching immigration legislation accepted minor changes in public while negotiating over more sweeping alterations in private Monday as they drove toward expected Judiciary Committee approval by...Full Story >
A mile wide tornado hit the town of Moore, Okla. on Monday afternoon.Full Story >
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -
An area soldier hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will help him and other members of the military in custody battles.
The U.S. Supreme Court in December will hear an international custody case involving a soldier from Kansas and a woman from Scotland. Sgt. First Class Jeff Chafin is fighting to see his daughter, who is currently living overseas.
It is rare for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a custody case. In this case, Chafin says he would not stop fighting to see his daughter. His plight could help other military parents.
Chafin and his family proudly play a home video of the young girl reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Five-year-old Eris' grandmother clings to videos, pictures and Skype phone calls.
"It is such a joy when we do," Sharon Feden said. "She's like ‘Nanna, Nanna I'm here,' but she also asks to come home."
Exactly where Eris calls home could be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Chafin met his wife Lynne while stationed in Germany. They eventually moved to Alabama. Chafin was deployed to Afghanistan.
Chafin says she had overstayed her visa and was charged with alcohol and domestic violence charges. Eris' mother was deported to Scotland after Chafin filed for divorce.
"When she got back to Scotland she filed international child abduction retention charges against him," Feden said.
Chafin cared for Eris for about 10 months until a judge ruled Eris belonged with her mother overseas.
"She made the statement every child needs their mother," Feden said about the judge's ruling. "We believe every child needs both their parents. We are fighting for equal parenting."
In October, the mother returned with her daughter to Scotland.
The family is praying the U.S. Supreme Court will grant Chafin an appeal and protect military families from losing contact with their children.
"My heart is broken because I see my son struggling because Eris is his life," Feden said.
Family and friends are holding a tent fundraiser to pay for the cost of Chafin's attorneys. The event will be held at 6901 Lamar, Overland Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
About 50 families have already helped raise funds to pay for Chafin's legal bills.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case in December. To view the family's website you can click here.
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Monday, May 20 2013 3:10 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:10:48 GMT
Several people are arrested after a raid at a Sycamore Township motel. Deputies raided the Drake Motel, located on Reading Road, on Monday morning. Several people were arrested at the scene but no namesFull Story >
Several people have been arrested after a raid at a Sycamore Township motel. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.Full Story >
Experts say the officer who killed a Long Island college student and a home invasion suspect on Friday was confronted with a split-second choice.Full Story >
As a family prepared for the funeral of a Hofstra University junior killed by a police officer's bullet during a standoff with an armed intruder, some on Monday questioned whether officers should have confronted the...Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 11:30 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:30:16 GMT
Authorities are investigating a shooting in Liberty Township. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the Countryside Village Mobile Home park off of State Route 4 in Liberty, Ohio. FOX19 has a crewFull Story >
The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the Countryside Village Mobile Home park off of State Route 4 in Liberty, Ohio.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 6:51 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:51:11 GMT
As we continue our series, "Around the World in Cincinnati," our Tracey Johnson shares the connection they have with the Nigerian community here in the tri state. Tracey says that she knew it would beFull Story >
Tracey says that she knew it would be a trip of a lifetime for her family but she never imagined that their first trip to west Africa would not be the last.Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.Full Story >
Sunday, May 19 2013 5:33 PM EDT2013-05-19 21:33:10 GMT
Warren County authorities are investigating two bodies found in a home on Sunday. Officials were called to a residence in the 3900 block of Riley Avenue in South Lebanon around 10 a.m. Sunday morning. LittleFull Story >
Warren County authorities are investigating two bodies found in a home on Sunday. Officials were called to a residence in the 3900 block of Riley Avenue in South Lebanon around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.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 >
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