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 >
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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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 >
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 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 >
Monday, July 28 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:25:24 GMT
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Papa John's will become the official pizza of the team. The pizza will now be served at Paul Brown Stadium and fans will be able to take advantage of giveawaysFull Story >
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Papa John's will become the official pizza of the team.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:19:36 GMT
The Colerain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery reported last May.Officers were dispatched around 2:15 p.m. May 22 for a U.S. Bank robbery at 9430Full Story >
The Colerain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery reported last May.Full Story >
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