Sunday, October 14 2012 5:34 PM EDT2012-10-14 21:34:31 GMT
Attorney Eric Deters, who recently represented former Ben-Gal Sarah Jones, will represent the family of Erica Collins in a lawsuit. Collins, 26, was shot and killed by a Cincinnati Police Officer earlyFull Story >
Attorney Eric Deters, who recently represented former Ben-Gal Sarah Jones, will represent the family of Erica Collins in a lawsuit.Full Story >
Sunday, October 14 2012 4:29 PM EDT2012-10-14 20:29:42 GMT
Cincinnati police have confirmed that there has been an officer-involved shooting in Mt. Airy around 2:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The shooting occurred at High Forest Lane, in an apartment complex. AnFull Story >
Cincinnati police have confirmed that there has been an officer-involved shooting in Mt. Airy around 2:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon.Full Story >
Country singer Slim Whitman has died at the age of 90 in Florida.Full Story >
Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s and whose song saved the world in the film comedy "Mars Attacks!," died Wednesday at a...Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:39 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:39:14 GMT
A worldwide pop star could be staying in the Queen City. According to multiple eye witnesses, Bruno Mars has been staying in downtown Cincinnati for at least the past week. Mars is set to kick off hisFull Story >
According to multiple eye witnesses, Bruno Mars has been staying in downtown Cincinnati for at least the past week.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:31 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:31:03 GMT
(CNN) – Hundreds headed out to a rally Wednesday in Washington, DC, in protest of the IRS. TV and radio host Glenn Beck, Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY; and Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-MN, were among the speakersFull Story >
TV and radio host Glenn Beck, Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY; and Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-MN, were among the speakers calling to "audit the IRS."Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:00 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:00:00 GMT
Police are investigating an aggravated robbery in East Price Hill. It happened around 12:30 p.m. at Purcell Avenue and Freddie Drive. Initial reports are that a victim was hit in the head during an attemptedFull Story >
Police are investigating an aggravated robbery in East Price Hill.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:58:21 GMT
Here's what you can expect Thursday on the FOX19 Morning News: Stay ahead of the weather with Katy Morgan and Frank Marzullo with the Storm Tracker Forecast starting at 4:30 a.m. More than 2,200 paddlersFull Story >
Watch the Morning News from 4:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. to learn money-saving tips, vote for military heroes, and get a sneak peek of a 1965 replica of Coney Island.Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
The personnel record for Matt Latzy, the officer who fatally shot a woman armed with a knife outside an apartment complex, sheds light on the career of the 13-year Cincinnati police veteran.
In the latest review included in the report, Latzy is commended for his "sound judgment in most all incidents" and says he has "handle[d] himself very professionally even at difficult times and scenes". The documents include references citizen complaints, but according to CPD it is department policy not to keep those on file after a year unless there is an ongoing investigation. A spokesperson also told FOX19 it is department policy to only keep the last three years of annual reviews on file.
According to the City of Wyoming Fire Chief Robert Rielage, Latzy has been volunteering for the department for the last nine months in addition to his police duties.
"You're looking for the person with the utmost trust. You're looking for people of character," Rielage said of the recruitment process. "Matt certainly fit those qualifications very, very easily."
The attorney for the family of Erica Collins, the woman who was shot, had nothing commending to say about Latzy, however.
"The fact that she was yielding a weapon doesn't mean he is allowed to shoot her. It wasn't a gun," attorney Eric Deters argued. "It was a butcher knife in a woman's hand."
911 calls released Monday help retell the story of the Saturday incident that started as a domestic disturbance response call.
Another caller later questioned why it was taking longer for an ambulance to arrive when multiple police vehicles were already on scene.
Cincinnati Police Chief James Craig stood behind Latzy's actions Sunday saying he faced an immediate threat to his life.
"According to witnesses Erica challenged the officer to shoot her and then moved in his direction. Erica then raised the knife at which point officer Latzy, in immediate fear of his life and safety, discharged his firearm twice striking Erica," said Craig.
Chief Craig told reporters Sunday that the investigation into 26-year-old Erica Collins' death is continuing. But Craig says his initial opinion is that the shooting was justified.
Police spokeswoman Lt. Kimberly Williams says Officer Matthew Latzy was responding to a report of a family dispute when Collins approached him outside the building. She says witnesses report Collins refused Latzy's order to put the knife down.
Williams says Collins was shot twice and died at the scene Saturday.
The family's attorney told The Cincinnati Enquirer that witnesses told him no one was in imminent harm when Collins was shot.
A neighbor, Kim Williams, corroborated that account saying, "I heard everything. I didn't hear nobody say 'please put your weapon down' or nothing like that. He didn't give a warning or anything."
Copyright 2012 WXIX. All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:03 GMT
The "Prescription Product" line will be discontinued from national retail company, Urban Outfitters, following a plea from 24 Attorney Generals last month, including Ohio's Attorney General, Mike DeWineFull Story >
The "Prescription Product" line will be discontinued from national retail company, Urban Outfitters, following a plea from 24 Attorney Generals last month, including Ohio's Attorney General, Mike DeWine and Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:29 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:29:19 GMT
NEW WEST MINISTER, CANADA (WAVE) - A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a class picture. For Anne Belanger, the photo was completely unacceptable. Her son, Miles, was pushedFull Story >
A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a photo shoot at his elementary school.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:47:57 GMT
DENVER (KUSA/CNN) - A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone. She discovered the mistake while visiting his grave at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver. "IFull Story >
A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 10:23 AM EDT2013-06-19 14:23:12 GMT
(CNN) – More than 23,000 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled on fears they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The recalled cases come from the National Beef Packing Company, basedFull Story >
More than 23,000 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled on fears they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:15 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:15:45 GMT
Police are trying to identify two victims following an assault in Clifton. Authorities say that two men assaulted a victim, took the victim's wallet and used the victim's bank card. The assault occurredFull Story >
Police have arrested two teenagers following an assault in Clifton. Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:51 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:51:38 GMT
Police are in the 2400 block of Canterbury Avenue in Golf Manor investigating the report of two people shot. Few details are available at this time but canine units and an ambulance are on the scene. FOX19Full Story >
Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies and Golf Manor Police are investigating a shooting in the 2400 block of Canterbury in Golf Manor. Full Story >
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