Tuesday, March 11 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-03-11 23:51:52 GMT
The American Athletic Conference and the University of Cincinnati jointly released the Bearcats 2014 football schedule. The Bearcats, 9-4 a year ago under first-year Head Coach Tommy Tuberville, willFull Story >
The American Athletic Conference and the University of Cincinnati jointly released the Bearcats 2014 football schedule.Full Story >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-03-11 23:42:15 GMT
By GARY SCHATZ Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Buster Posey had a three-run homer off Tony Cingrani among his three hits, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Tuesday. PoseyFull Story >
Buster Posey had a three-run homer off Tony Cingrani among his three hits, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Tuesday.Full Story >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-03-11 23:23:39 GMT
A 32-year-old man has been arrested following a bank robbery in Florence, Ky. Officers say that the Chase Bank, located at 4899 Houston Rd, was robbed Saturday around noon. According to bank employees,Full Story >
Police have arrested 32-year-old Eric Billman, charging him with two bank robberies last week in Cincinnati and Florence, Ky.Full Story >
A British man who was supposed to take down an airplane with a shoe bomb in 2001 until he backed out of the conspiracy is set to resume testimony in the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law with a description...Full Story >
A British man testifying in the terror trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law said Tuesday he flew on planes over the Middle East and Europe with explosives in a shoe after the Sept. 11 attacks but didn't detonate...Full Story >
KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WBTV) -
The autopsy for two missing North Carolina teens found in a submerged car in the Wateree River near a South Carolina interstate is revealing new information.
Family spokesperson, Kevin Ryan, says Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers told the family that the teens' cause of death was died from asphyxia due to drowning.
Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said the tag found Sunday on a bumper near the Wateree River, matches the car being driven by two missing teenagers from his area.
A Facebook page dedicated to finding the missing teens also said the bodies found inside the car were the missing teens.
""We are sadden to say that the bodies of Jake Ziegler 18, & Ray Pierce have been found approximately an hour ago," the page posted at 8"35 p.m. on Sunday night. "Search crews along the Wateree River found the bumper of the car off of I20 East near the 96 mile marker."
Troopers believe the car went off the left side of the road narrowly missing a guardrail, down a steep embankment and came to a stop in the river. Our Raycom News Partner on the scene says there are tire tracks leading from I-20 down the embankment. Investigators were out on the scene again Monday.
According to the family spokesman, it appeared to be a very nasty wreck.
The boys were found by volunteer searchers from the Community United Effort (CUE) Center for Missing Persons out of Wilmington, NC. CUE volunteers alerted authorities to a vehicle upside down in the river around 4:20 Sunday afternoon.
The teens families filed a report with the CUE Center on October 14, the day after the teens first went missing. The director of the CUE Center says the organization worked with local law enforcement agencies and searched for two weeks straight, from Charlotte area down to Myrtle Beach.
Dwayne Baker was one of the searchers in the group that led investigators to the car. "One of them (searchers) said, there's the bumper. We rolled it over and saw the license plate and I told everybody to get out," Baker said Monday.
Baker was helping in the search after his own son went missing in Catawba County 4 years ago. Investigators found his son's remains 2 years ago. Travis Baker had been murdered.
Investigators say the boys left a party October 13th and told friends they were driving to the beach. A text sent by one of the boys showed a map to the beach and a highlighted route that would've taken them right by the spot their car was discovered.
Investigators say the last sign of the boys came from a ping off one of their cell phones that night along I-77 in South Carolina. Crews have searched up and down the interstate and in Myrtle Beach.
The friends attended Bandys High School. Monday, students there painted a spirit rock in front of the school in honor of the two teens. Students told WBTV they are trying to plan an informal memorial sometime in the next few days.
Their families have spoken consistently with WBTV about their search efforts. They said they always had hope, but prepared for the worst.
Hundreds of volunteers and members of law enforcement have helped in the search effort.
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Tuesday, March 11 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-03-11 13:40:00 GMT
Were you born after 1985? If so, Kevin Bacon has a very important message for you. A 7-year-old appeared on Norway's Got Talent and sang a chilling rendition of Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday."Full Story >
Were you born after 1985? If so, Kevin Bacon has a very important message for you. A 7-year-old appeared on Norway's Got Talent and sang a chilling rendition of Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday," and Buckle Up Festival announced the complete schedule. Full Story >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-03-11 22:19:51 GMT
We'll have a warm and breezy afternoon with a sun and cloud mix and a high of 67 degrees. Find out when you'll start to feel those cold temperatures creep in on Wednesday.Full Story >
Temperatures soared into the mid 70s across the region amid loads of sunshine and a southwest breeze. Unfortunately, it won't last. Rain develops overnight with temperatures beginning a downward slide.Full Story >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-03-11 21:05:49 GMT
The Cincinnati Bengals have terminated the contract of center Kyle Cook, releasing him to free agency. Cook was with the Bengals from a 2007 practice squad assignment through the 2013 season. Cook playedFull Story >
Calling it a surprise, Kyle Cook says he still wants to play in the NFL after being released Tuesday by the Bengals.Full Story >