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 >
Thursday, March 6 2014 11:35 PM EST2014-03-07 04:35:19 GMT
The official start to Spring is only two weeks away and temperatures the next few days will reflect that. We'll see highs in the mid 50s Friday, low 50s Saturday and mid 50s Monday. Tuesday we will flirt with 60 degrees. Full Story >
Sunshine today will push the high temperature into the middle 50s. With cloud cover Saturday will make it to about 50 degrees. Chilly air and a few showers will make Sunday for many and indoor day. Full Story >
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -
Dozens of wounded veterans and their families are getting a taste of the high roller's life in Las Vegas.
For the next several days, they'll stay at the Venetian and Palazzo resorts for free as a thanks for their service.
Venetian owner Sheldon Adelson and his wife actually loaned the airplane to fly the vets in from Washington, DC.
Arriving to the cheers of their hosts, more than 30 wounded warriors and their friends and families walked a red carpet at the Palazzo Waterfall, Atrium and Gardens.
"Wasn't expecting that, so that was a definite eye-opener… great!" said U.S. Army veteran Robert Laux.
Laux served three tours in Iraq.
"A small IED just got my dominate arm," he said. "I don't really have a lot of grip strength. I can't really move my fingers all that well."
Like Laux, many of the vets are still on the road to recovery.
"Part of that road to recovery is not only physical recovery but mental recovery," said Andy Abboud with the Las Vegas Sands Corp.
"We can't say anything but thank you. Because we happen to be in the entertainment business, this is our way of saying thank you," Adelson said.
The vets are getting tours of the Las Vegas Strip, spa services and fine dining, all free of charge. They'll even be treated to a karaoke party at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas.
An event such as this is something Vietnam veterans never dreamed of, and the vets assembled in Las Vegas acknowledged that.
"We have to credit the Vietnam Era.They got spat on and they got ignored, discriminated against. They made a pact, and I know this because I know several of them, that that would never happen again," said retired Army Capt. Mark Little.
Many of the veterans said they're most looking forward to the opening of Soul2Soul starring Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Each of them received tickets.
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Wednesday, March 5 2014 9:44 PM EST2014-03-06 02:44:15 GMT
A growing trend in the United States that has reached parts of Kentucky. A version of the illegal slot machines is being operated under the guise of entertainment. Various types of illegal gambling machines,Full Story >
A growing trend in the United States that has reached parts of Kentucky. A version of the illegal slot machines is being operated under the guise of entertainment.Full Story >
Wednesday, March 5 2014 10:31 PM EST2014-03-06 03:31:12 GMT
Work on the multi-million dollar 4th and Race Street development is making progress, but one key hurdle is re-locating the Paragon Salon. On Wednesday, the salon filed a lawsuit against the city sayingFull Story >
Work on the multi-million dollar 4th and Race Street development is making progress, but one key hurdle is re-locating the Paragon Salon.Full Story >
Wednesday, March 5 2014 6:56 PM EST2014-03-05 23:56:41 GMT
A woman has been arrested after a gun was found inside of her purse as she entered the Job and Family Services building. Police say Shaequya Smith entered the building, located at 222 E. Central Parkway,Full Story >
A woman has been arrested after a gun was found inside of her purse as she entered the Job and Family Services building.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 >
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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 >