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Police are searching for suspects after a woman was shot in the leg in Avondale on Friday evening. The shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. neat Reading Road and Hutchins Avenue. Officers say that the victimFull Story >
Police are searching for suspects after a woman was shot in the leg in Avondale on Friday evening.Full Story >
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US Senator Mitch McConnell served as organizer for a 'heroin listening session' which took place at the Northern Kentucky Area Development District in Florence. Friday's meeting gathered local leaders,Full Story >
US Senator Mitch McConnell served as organizer for a 'heroin listening session' which took place at the Northern Kentucky Area Development District in Florence.Full Story >
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Patrolling officers were in the right place at the right time on Thursday night. Officer say they observed two men exiting a UC Healthcare building in Florence, Ky. that is currently under construction. OfficersFull Story >
Patrolling officers were in the right place at the right time on Thursday night. Officer say they observed two men exiting a UC Healthcare building in Florence, Ky. that is currently under construction.Full Story >
Friday, March 7 2014 8:01 PM EST2014-03-08 01:01:45 GMT
Police say that one person is dead following a shooting in Over the Rhine on Friday afternoon. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Friday on Hamer Street. Little information is known at this time.Full Story >
Police say that a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Over the Rhine while fixing his car on Friday evening. Full Story >
(RNN) - Pets provide comfort and companionship to those who care for them, but traveling with one is often added stress to an already stressful process, especially during the Holiday season.
With many families planning to travel on or around Thanksgiving, being prepared ahead of time is crucial.
Once you determine if holiday travel is something your pet will enjoy, it is time to consider safety.
Since the majority of people travel with pets by car, it is important to prepare before hitting the road.
Pet expert for America Now, Luciano Aguilar, suggests pets should be secured in a crate, a specially designed harness, or seat belt behind the front seats.
He said proper restraint avoids any interference with the driver and prevents distractions.
"A split second distraction can be disastrous," Aguilar said. "One of my biggest pet peeves is a loose dog jumping around the car while I'm driving. I hear it from dog owners all the time."
He suggests treating your pets as you would a human baby or family member.
"You never know what can happen, so it's best to be prepared," Aguilar said. "You'd never let your child roam around your car while driving, so make sure the four-legged member of your family is just as safe. Cuddling and jumping can come later once you've arrived safely at your destination."
Many states are now encouraging drivers to restrain dogs when traveling by car.
Arizona, Connecticut, Maine and New Jersey are issuing $250 to $1,000 fines for drivers who are caught with their dogs in their lap. But New Jersey is the first state to have issued a bill that would require pets to be secured in some sort of restraint.
Many other states are in the process of pushing through legislation, comparing driving with a dog in your lap to texting while driving or driving under the influence.
Traveling by air has its own set of challenges, so bringing a dog into the mix can get complicated.
The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that more than 2 million pets and other animals are transported by air each year.
Preparation is key when planning to bring a dog onboard. Airlines vary in policies on transporting pets.
For example, bulldog breeds and pit bull types aren't allowed in cargo on some airlines. Others have weight restrictions.
Aguilar said to make sure your pets fly with an identification tag on their collar and a labeled carrier which includes flight information and emergency contact numbers.
Fees also vary from airline to airline depending on whether your pets ride as a carry on or in cargo.
Heat exhaustion is one concern when going the cargo route with changing temperatures and air pressure.
Also, traveling during busy holidays can cause stress to an animal you're bringing onboard making for an uncomfortable ride for your pets.
"Nobody likes a crying baby on a plane, but it's kind of expected," Aguilar said. "A barking or whining dog is not. Be prepared to get some dirty looks or complaints from other passengers if you can't control your dog."
Getting a pet onboard a plane takes a lot of planning, so make sure it's the right choice for you and your family.
"Like parents of small children, you have to decide if flying with your dog is something you really want to do," Aguilar said. "Consider the added expense, effort and anxiety it can cause and decide what's best for you and for the pet."
Check Petflight.com for individual airline safety rules involving pets.
Finally, since the holidays are hectic for everyone, schedule some sanity time to do things that both you and your pet will enjoy.
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Wednesday, January 1 2014 4:57 PM EST2014-01-01 21:57:25 GMT
(RNN) - Tis the season for New Year's Resolutions. For many, the New Year is a time to invest in a new you. Maybe you want to get in shape, become a chef or speak fluent French in 2013. You could alwaysFull Story >
Tis the season for New Year's resolutions. For many, the new year is a time to invest in a new you.Full Story >
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(RNN) - Auld Lang Syne has been around since at least the 1700s and a New Year's staple since 1929. The lyrics to the Scottish folk song are often attributed to poet Robert Burns, although he claimedFull Story >
The modern tradition began in 1929, when it was used between big band leader Guy Lombardo's radio programs out of Roosevelt Hotel in New York.Full Story >
Thursday, February 3 2011 5:19 PM EST2011-02-03 22:19:13 GMT
New details have been released on a large drug sweep in Pierce Township, Clermont County. On Wednesday, a total of 17 people were indicted by a grand jury on 46 charges related to trafficking in drugs.Full Story >
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31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.Full Story >
Thursday, March 6 2014 11:08 PM EST2014-03-07 04:08:39 GMT
An outbreak of the norovirus illness is spreading throughout a local assisted living center. We've been reporting on this for the past couple of weeks. There's currently 118 residents on the assistedFull Story >
An outbreak of the norovirus illness is spreading throughout a local assisted living center. The Hamilton County Public Health Department says Atria Northgate Park has seen roughly 63 cases of norovirus.Full Story >
Thursday, March 6 2014 6:34 PM EST2014-03-06 23:34:31 GMT
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A man is charged with aggravated arson after police say he intentionally poured gasoline on a man and set him on fire. Donnell Goodbread, 34, appeared before a judge on Thursday afternoon. WitnessesFull Story >
A man is charged with aggravated arson after police say he intentionally poured gasoline on a man and set him on fire.Full Story >
Thursday, March 6 2014 4:56 PM EST2014-03-06 21:56:48 GMT
Hamilton Police say they seized a significant amount of drugs, money, guns and a bulletproof vest after serving four search warrants throughout the week. Officers arrested five individuals on TuesdayFull Story >
Hamilton Police say they seized a a significant amount of drugs, money, guns and a bulletproof vest after serving four search warrants throughout the week.Full Story >
Thursday, March 6 2014 11:04 AM EST2014-03-06 16:04:16 GMT
Batkid, the cancer patient who thrilled San Francisco with his efforts to save the city, was scheduled to appear at the Oscars but was scratched at the last minute, his mother said. Natalie Scott toldFull Story >
The 5-year-old Batkid who saved San Francisco was scheduled to appear on the Oscars, but his segment was cut before the show. Full Story >
Friday, March 7 2014 4:11 AM EST2014-03-07 09:11:28 GMT
The topic of arming school employees is back in the spotlight in Boone County. On Thursday, the school board met as part of a planned safety workshop to review their current safety and emergency plans.Full Story >
The topic of arming school employees is back in the spotlight in Boone County. For one local man, having an armed school employee has a different meaning.Full Story >