Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:34 AM EDT2013-05-22 13:34:51 GMT
A La Salle High School student who attempted suicide in a classroom last month has left the hospital to begin rehab. The student's family has released the following statement through University of CincinnatiFull Story >
A La Salle High School student who attempted suicide in a classroom last month has left the hospital to begin rehab.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:06 AM EDT2013-05-22 13:06:01 GMT
ORLANDO, FL (RNN) – A man with possible ties to a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was shot and killed after the FBI interviewed him early Wednesday. The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a manFull Story >
The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a man in custody while conducting "official duties," spokesman Dave Couvertier told NBC News. In a WESH interview, a friend identified the deceased as Ibragim Todashev, 27.Full Story >
Cleveland Public Safety Director Martin Flask is warning residents, "What goes up, will come down," when it comes to firing guns as part of New Year's Eve celebrations. It's a message he's hoping will be received in hopes of avoiding a tragic accident this year.
When the clock strikes midnight, they don't want to see anybody using firearms as fireworks.
"When a firearm is discharged, the bullet will travel a path until it strikes someone or something. What goes up will most assuredly come down," he said in a statement.
When people shoot off guns celebrating the New Year, it's not a victimless crime. Responsible gun owners say others can, and do get hurt.
He also added that while dangerous and stupid, it's also illegal, according to Codified Ordinance 627.20.
In any area, but especially in a densely populated urban area like Cleveland, the consequences of celebrating New Year's Eve or any other occasion with a gun can be devastating. The intention may be a celebratory shot toward the sky, but the consequences of that moment can have disastrous consequences for a neighbor or someone blocks away.
"When I was 11 years old, on New Year's Eve when they started firing firearms. I yelled for my sister to get down on the floor, I did the same thing." said firearms instructor Tim Wilson.
Wilson nearly became a victim of somebody's reckless celebration near his childhood home off Superior Avenue.
"As soon as I hit the floor, the bullet came through the wall where I was standing, so it would have hit me dead center in my chest if I hadn't gotten down on the floor," said Wilson.
In 2005, Marvin Johnson was woken early New Year's Day by stray celebratory bullets flying into his home in the Lee-Harvard area, and blowing out the windows of his car.
"Thinking back on it, you got to count your blessings. Those bullets were so close if they would have came through...especially with me lying in bed there," said Johnson.
Wilson says those who pull the trigger at midnight, don't think about where the bullet's going to land.
"It can come straight down. It could hit the person that fired the shot, or it could hit the person a few yards away. You don't know because you can't control it. Even if you were to shoot into the ground, what if you hit a brick? It can ricochet and hit someone else," said Wilson.
He and his wife Tracy, also a fire arms instructor, say firing off a few rounds is no way to ring in the new year.
"It's not fun. It's very harmful to other people. It could be a child, your husband, brother, your sister," she said.
He finished saying, "Put the guns away and ring in the New Year safely with your friends and family."
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 >
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 >
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 >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:06 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:06:35 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 >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:42 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:42:17 GMT
A mother who missed her college graduation in order to attend her daughter's dance recital received a surprise ceremony on Monday. Kara Perkins agreed to go along when one of her friends said she neededFull Story >
A mother who missed her college graduation in order to attend her daughter's dance recital received a surprise ceremony on Monday.Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.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 >
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 >
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