Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:54 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:54:06 GMT
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County. The Warren County chase started near Little Miami High School around 11:30 Tuesday night whenFull Story >
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:16 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:16:10 GMT
A big clean up is underway at Amelia High School following a prank. Several trees were toilet papered and the sign in front of the school was also changed. No word on any suspects in the prankFull Story >
No word on any suspects in the prank or if the school system plans to punish those responsible.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:02 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:02:50 GMT
Three people escaped an overnight fire in Price Hill. It happened in the 700 block of Mt. Hope Avenue around 11:30 Tuesday night. When fire crews arrived, there was heavy fire in the back of the twoFull Story >
Fire crews knocked the fire down in 20 minutes. They stayed on scene for another 40 minutes putting our hot spots.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:00:21 GMT
From thousands of miles away, pilots here in the U.S. fly drones on missions overseas every day. Air Force researchers at Wright Patterson Air Force Base are now studying whether they can get drone operatorsFull Story >
From thousands of miles away, pilots here in the U.S. fly drones on missions overseas every day. Air Force researchers at Wright Patterson Air Force Base are now studying whether they can get drone operators to fly five or six at a time, they tell FOX19 exclusively.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:00:20 GMT
If you watch the show, you probably know I have a lot of connections to Japan. I'm half Japanese and spent most of my school years in Japan. However, the tri-state has many connections as well. I foundFull Story >
Rob looks at the cultural connection between Cincinnati and Rob's native land of Japan.Full Story >
RIDGEVILLE, SC (WCSC) -
Bricks are charred, the roof is gone and nearly every possession the Ritchey family collected over the years is destroyed, but 90-year-old Ralph Ritchey and his wife are alive.
"Thank God for neighbors," said Ritchey, choking up at every word.
Ridgeville firefighters say smoke started pouring from the Ritchey's garage around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Frank Williams and his 18-year-old son noticed smoke coming from their garage and they, along with a friend, raced to the couples front door to get them out of the house.
"As I was going over there I saw the flames getting really big and I was like 'oh my God,' I got to get Mr. Ralph and them out of the house before something bad happens," said Williams.
Without thinking about his own safety, Williams rushed to the Ritchey's front door with one goal in mind.
"My number one priority - I knew I had to get them out of that house," said Williams.
And he did just that.
After first pounding on the door, then knocking it in, Williams searched the smoke filled home for the Ritchey's. The rescuer says the smoke was so thick he had to take two quick breaks to catch his breath outside before finally finding the Ritchey's.
"Neighbors and the fire department literally dragged my wife and I out of bed in our pajamas," said Ritchey, who said there are no words that will be able to truly thank Williams and his son for what he did.
When Ridgeville fire chief Jack Kirlin arrived with four trucks, the Ritchey's were safe in the yard but their rental home was being eaten by flames.
"The garage was blazing," said Kirlin. "Flames were coming out of it. It was real hot."
The fire chief never recommends running into burning homes but he says in this case, Williams' judgement call paid off.
"It's a tough call," said Kirlin. "I don't want to see other people rush into a house and wind up becoming fatalities themselves but I will have to say in this case the heroics of these gentlemen... got them out alive."
Kirlin said the blaze started in the garage before spreading through the home. It was extinguished around 3 a.m. and hot spots were doused well into the morning.
The Ritchey's are fine, but their home was destroyed and their two cats died because of smoke inhalation.
The Old Fort Fire Department and The Dorchester County Fire Department also responded to the scene.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:09:30 GMT
A Warren County government office is evacuated after a suspicious powder is found. The Health and Human Services Center building on East Street in Lebanon was evacuated just after 11:00 on Monday. PoliceFull Story >
Police say that HAZMAT crews and the FBI were called to investigate the powder. The FBI has since left. 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 12:50 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:50:22 GMT
MOORE, OK (RNN) – In one of the few positive stories to come from the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma, an elderly woman was reunited with a four-legged friend she thought was dead. Barbara Garcia, a residentFull Story >
Elderly resident Barbara Garcia frantically called for her dog after the tornado had leveled her house, but with no success.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:21 AM EDT2013-05-21 05:21:10 GMT
An antibiotic so popular many people know it by name has some unpopular attention from the federal government. The Food and Drug Administration has said that this could be a matter of life and death forFull Story >
An antibiotic so popular many people know it by name has some unpopular attention from the federal government. The Food and Drug Administration has said that this could be a matter of life and death for some patients who use azithromycin, which is also known as Zithromax or Z-pack.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:41:37 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:16:48 GMT
MOORE, OK - The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office tweeted a photo of a frightened, muddy dog Monday after the deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through the town.The comment accompanying the photo said, "scared,Full Story >
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.Full Story >
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