Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:07 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:07:34 GMT
The Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross is preparing their Emergency Response Vehicles for deployment to Oklahoma. "We are prepared to lend our support when the time comes forFull Story >
The Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross is preparing their Emergency Response Vehicles for deployment to Oklahoma.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:03 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:03:06 GMT
A family spokesperson told Eyewitness News that the body of a missing Eastern Connecticut State University student was found dismembered. Alyssiah Wiley was last seen since April 20 when she said she wasFull Story >
A family spokesperson told Eyewitness News that the body of a missing Eastern Connecticut State University student was found dismembered.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:00:59 GMT
Cincinnati remains front and center on Capitol Hill as lawmakers continue ongoing hearings regarding the controversial targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt statuses. Members of the SenateFull Story >
Cincinnati remains front and center on Capitol Hill as lawmakers continue ongoing hearings regarding the controversial targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt statuses.Full Story >
The Senate is debating cuts to the federally subsidized crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week.Full Story >
The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a $400 million annual cut - or roughly a half of 1 percent - to the food stamp program as part of a major five-year farm bill.Full Story >
MILFORD, CT (WFSB) -
City leaders in Milford are trying to get a handle on just how many homes were impacted by Sandy, and while they don't have an exact number, they know it's a lot.
When Sandy's storm surge slammed the shoreline, it sent waves crashing through Keith Kruysman's Milford home. The powerful storm destroyed everything in its path.
"I didn't know what to expect," he said. "When I started driving down the street and saw the water mark way up at the ball field, I knew we were in trouble."
In Kruysman's case, it ruined his flooring and his furniture, even leaving a thick coating of black mud inside his kitchen cabinets.
He's not alone.
Along with the water in Milford, many who suffered through Hurricane Irene last year are feeling the effects again 14 months later.
This time for Milford, though, it's much worse.
"Several hundred homes have been structurally compromised at this point," said Milford Mayor Benjamin Blake. "You see them here from the entire coastline, to Woodmont to Walnut Beach; we have tremendous destruction."
Blake said he believes hundreds of houses in Milford may be structurally comprised and added this city has never seen damage this bad before.
The effects of Hurricane Sandy spread to Interstate 95 north where the storm caused a gas line to shift and it caught on fire Thursday.
Firefighters were able to put out the fire and service was restored to customers in the area.
However, water remains still sitting in homeowners' basements.
"I think at one point there was about eight feet of water in the basement," said Katherine Hoda. "No hot water heater furnace, everything. And what I did to prepare was I put everything up on cinder blocks, but that's all floating around."
And after going through this once before and making the necessary repairs in order to return to their homes, some are wondering if they will stay.
"I'm not sure," Kruysman said. "I don't know if I can do it again."
But after 17 years on the water, Jackie Campbell said this is the only place that she wants to live.
"Even dealing with all this, it's the only house my kids have ever lived in, and they're 12 and 14 now," she said. "And I promised them that we'll stay, so we will."
On Saturday and Nov. 10, there will be a Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Fair with FEMA, with the city's building department and insurance companies all expected to be present. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days at the Parson Gymnasium on West River Street.
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 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 >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.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 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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