Saturday, May 18 2013 8:05 PM EDT2013-05-19 00:05:48 GMT
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A monkey is on the loose in Clermont County. The State Game Warden of Neville, Ohio states that he is looking for a loose monkey. It is unclear at this time where the monkey came from. Any sightingsFull Story >
A monkey on the loose in Clermont County was shot from a tree on Saturday afternoon.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bronson Arroyo pitched five-hit ball over 7 2-3 innings, Joey Votto was 4 for 4 with a homer, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 Saturday. Arroyo (4-4) struckFull Story >
Bronson Arroyo pitched five-hit ball over 7 2-3 innings, Joey Votto was 4 for 4 with a homer, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 Saturday.Full Story >
Witnesses in southwestern Virginia say a car has driven into a crowd at a parade. Several people appear to be hurt, but the nature of their injuries wasn't immediately known.Full Story >
About 50 to 60 people were injured Saturday when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.Full Story >
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
An East Texas man was sentenced to life in prison for the 2010 capital murder of his girlfriend's one-year-old son.
Simon Lopez pleaded guilty to killing the boy Friday. His plea came as
part of a plea bargain in which the state withdrew their intent to seek
the death penalty.
It was two years ago, next week, that
18-month-old Jeremy Silva Jr. was killed. Police said Jeremy and his
four-year-old brother were left with Lopez while their mother, Emma
Torres, was at work.
Torres was arrested on child endangerment
charges for leaving Jeremy and his brother at home with Lopez. She is
currently serving a two year state jail sentence for that charge.
wasn't clear that Lopez's case would end in a plea deal until about 10
a.m. Friday, when the defense notified the Smith County District
Attorney's Office that they'd like to enter a bargain.
District attorney Matt Bingham said after consulting with Jeremy's family, everyone was in agreement with this resolution.
Lopez told the judge he was in fact guilty of causing Jeremy's death by
striking him with his hand, foot or another hard object. The autopsy
revealed that the 18-month-old died from a torn atrium in his heart.
July 2011, Jeremy's grandmother, Darla Silva, said she'd never be at
peace with the loss of her grandson. Back then, her feelings on Lopez
being sentenced to death were changing.
"At one point I said,
'The death penalty? Yes. Go for it. Now. Quick. Hurry,' but at the same
time, part of me says a long life might be worse," Darla said.
was on the run for eight months. In December 2010, he was nearly
captured at a motel in Dallas, but managed to escape. After the U.S.
Marshals Service added Lopez to their Top 15 Most Wanted Fugitives, he
was detained in Mexico and brought back to Smith County to stand trial.
the hearing Friday, Jeremy's father, aunt and grandmother agreed to
have the district attorney's office accept the plea bargain, sparing
them the turmoil of many weeks of trial.
difficult on the family. You have 13 to 14 weeks of hearing about the
death of your loved one, in addition to that, when they plea guilty,
[the defendant] waivers all rights to appeal," said Bingham.
The plea affirmed Lopez's guilt, and that he'll never leave the penitentiary alive.
he's going, he's not going to hurt any other children. So the ultimate
penalty, in my mind, is served. He is forever out of the society that
contains children," said Smith County First Assistant District Attorney
More than two years of preparing for trial was not lost. Lead investigators said Friday was about justice.
feel like justice for Jeremy has been served and I'm just happy for
that," said Tyler Police Department Detective Michelle Brock.
Sliva was not just a baby. He was a real live, breathing, human being
who's life was cut short at an unbelievably young age," said Sikes.
Jeremy's aunt chose to make a statement to the court at the end of Friday's hearing.
"He (Lopez) did not just take Jeremy
away from us. He destroyed us. I will never get to see Jeremy walk. I
will never get to see him talk, " she said.
To Lopez, she said,
"You will not just suffer from what the court has imposed on you, but
you will have to suffer from God and you will have to live with this the
rest of your life."
Tuesday, May 14 2013 10:46 PM EDT2013-05-15 02:46:58 GMT
A Henderson County home was gutted by fire on Tuesday night.Volunteer fire crews from Brownsboro, Chandler, and Dixie responded to a home in the 600 block of Hamilton Boulevard in Chandler around 6:30Full Story >
Multiple fire crews respond to Tuesday evening fire.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 14 2013 7:11 PM EDT2013-05-14 23:11:18 GMT
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a peace officer.According to Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Amanda Smith and Sydney Brook Side were arrested and charged with solicitationFull Story >
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a peace officer.Full Story >
Saturday, May 11 2013 9:20 PM EDT2013-05-12 01:20:29 GMT
A run-off election will be needed to decided who will take the seat of Mayor in the city of Jacksonville.The current mayor, Kenneth Melvin took home 389 votes (41%), while Rob Gowin took home 426 (44%)Full Story >
A run-off election will be needed to decided who will take the seat of Mayor in the city of Jacksonville.Full Story >
Friday, May 10 2013 3:49 PM EDT2013-05-10 19:49:01 GMT
Multiple fire departments are fighting a fire at a building used by the Union Grove Independent School District. Fire officials confirm the building is located on the district's school campus on UnionFull Story >
Multiple fire departments are fighting a fire at a building used by the Union Grove Independent School District.Full Story >
Friday, May 17 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-05-18 02:45:31 GMT
Continuing our exclusive coverage of the IRS scandal, FOX19 has obtained documents of a fifth Cincinnati IRS agent who reportedly came after a pro-life group in 2009. The group was asked about prayerFull Story >
Continuing our exclusive coverage of the IRS scandal, FOX19 has obtained documents of a fifth Cincinnati IRS agent who reportedly came after a pro-life group in 2009.Full Story >
Friday, May 17 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:51:09 GMT
Transcribed interviews conducted by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform are set to begin Monday, May 20th for five IRS employees. Four of those IRS employees are based in Cincinnati.Full Story >
Transcribed interviews conducted by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform are set to begin Monday, May 20th for five IRS employees. Four of those IRS employees are based in Cincinnati. Full Story >
Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.Full Story >
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:44:02 GMT
A bystander is in hot water after a late night crash in Middletown. Police say they were called to Verity Parkway to investigate a head on crash, An investigation revealed that a car driven by DanielFull Story >
An investigation revealed that a car driven by Daniel Guy Rich of Dallas, Texas had lost control and hit a PT Cruiser driven by a unnamed 17-year-old girl head on.
Wednesday, May 15 2013 9:50 PM EDT2013-05-16 01:50:03 GMT
The White House today released over 100 pages of emails regarding the attack in Benghazi. So what do those emails tell us? Members of congress and the President himself say it's all a side-show. WhileFull Story >
The White House today released over 100 pages of emails regarding the attack in Benghazi. So what do those emails tell us? Members of congress and the President himself say it's all a side-show. While others say the truth has still not been revealed. So what is true here? Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:47:49 GMT
A fire badly damages an Anderson Township home. It happened early Saturday morning at a home in the 8000 block of Pine Terrace Drive. Fire officials say they got a call that smoke was coming from theFull Story >
Fire officials say there is significant damage to the home's first floor.Full Story >