Monday, July 28 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:30:33 GMT
After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records...Full Story >
A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief...Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:16:39 GMT
Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.Full Story >
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and responsibly" until the mission is completed.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:11:56 GMT
A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.Full Story >
The FBI has done a thorough search of its archives and found no evidence that more Oklahoma City bombing videos exist, federal attorneys told a judge on Monday during the first day of a trial that has rekindled...Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:07:25 GMT
CINCINNATI, OH (WXIX) – A FOX19 investigation's uncovered millions of tax dollars lost to failed loans to dozens of private businesses across the city. Our investigation found the city's forgiven moreFull Story >
A FOX19 investigation uncovered millions of tax dollars lost to failed loans to dozens of private businesses across the city. Our investigation found the city's forgiven more than $13 million in loans since 2005 and plans to forgive more in the future.Full Story >
OLD SAYBROOK, CT (WFSB) -
Chalker Beach in Old Saybrook was one of the hardest hit areas along the Connecticut shoreline. On Wednesday, residents returned to their homes to see the damage left by storm Sandy.
For the past four decades, Vito Aloisio, 84, has visited Chalker Beach and stayed at his summer home there. On Wednesday, he got a glimpse of the aftermath left by Sandy.
"What are you going to do? It's our summer home," he said, while visibly upset. "Kids love it here. We love Chalker Beach. We'll rebuild again."
A home next to Aloisio's was also fixed after Hurricane Irene and Sandy ripped the right of the house off, which exposed the kitchen, living room and other rooms in the dwelling.
"It's worse than (Hurricane) Irene," Aloisio said. "Already cost $475,000 to fix it and it's all gone."
Aloisio's home had no running water, no possessions and lots of wind damage caused by Sandy.
A seawall that was erected days before the storm was swept away and contributed to the damage of homes along Chalker Beach.
"Thank goodness I wasn't home," said Lynn Healy. "I had evacuated."
Healy found a massive swamp maple tree had been uprooted right in front of her Uncas Trail home and toppled onto her minivan before hitting a garage.
She said that she is thankful that she listened to Old Saybrook officials and let her home.
"I thought 'oh my God. Let's go back to the motel and bury our heads,'" Healy said. "It's a mess actually. It seems like all the damage is on my side of the street."
Streets are still being cleared of sand. Almost two thirds of residents are without water. And as of 6 p.m., 2,946 customers or 43 percent of the town remain without power.
"So, no power equals no water, which makes the recovery center so important," said Old Saybrook Police Chief Michael Spera.
An emergency shelter has been set up at the Old Saybrook High School where volunteers and emergency service officials have distributed bottles of waters and served meals. Residents can charge their phones and computers or take a hot shower.
"They're great," said Anthony Logodicio of Old Saybrook. "God bless the people who help."
Town officials gave residents signs for homes that may not have power, but still wanted to hand out candy. Signs must be placed on lawns of people who welcome trick-or-treating.
Houses with power do not need signs and just turn on their porch lights to welcome trick-or-treaters.
"We got to pick up a sign to let everyone know we're still going out," Spera said.
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Monday, July 28 2014 4:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:48:16 GMT
A man was airlifted to the hospital late Sunday night after a pedestrian-involved crash. Police are investigating the hit and run reported just before midnight in Butler County. Officials say a pedestrianFull Story >
A man was airlifted to the hospital late Sunday night after a pedestrian-involved crash.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 5:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:01:08 GMT
BY: Megan O'Rourke Vicious dog owners are the target of a new proposal that will be introduced next week by a Cincinnati councilman. Councilman Chris Seelbach said his proposal is different because itFull Story >
Vicious dog owners are the target of a new proposal that will be introduced next week by a Cincinnati councilman.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:23:14 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity. According to WATE in Tennessee, the Sullivan CountyFull Story >
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:38:32 GMT
A homicide victim has been identified after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday. According to court documents, Christopher R. McFerron was arrested after he fled from police on InterstatesFull Story >
A man has been arrested after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday.Full Story >