Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:01 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:01:17 GMT
A 10-year-old Milford girl is asking her city council to help raise awareness of bullying. On May 15, Alexis Walter presented Milford City Council's Administrative Service with a presentation on BecomingFull Story >
A 10-year-old Milford girl is asking her city council to help raise awareness of bullying.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:56 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:56:52 GMT
An inmate walks away from a Lebanon jail. Officers are asking the public to be on the look out for Stephen Ramey. Officers say Ramey walked away from the Lebanon Correction Institution just before noonFull Story >
Police have captured a prisoner who escaped from the Lebanon Correctional Institution on Tuesday afternoon. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:37 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:37:13 GMT
Two hotel managers are riding their bikes from Cincinnati to Orlando for a good cause. Rick Kimmel and Tim Jones manage the Kingsgate Marriott Hotel on Goodman Drive. They are riding about 900 miles toFull Story >
Two hotel managers are riding their bikes from Cincinnati to Orlando for a good cause.Full Story >
The office of the attorney general released a statement after a New Haven lawyer filed for permission to sue the state on behalf of two Sandy Hook Elementary School parents.
Adam Lanza shot and killed his mother while she slept earlier this month, and then went to Sandy Hook Elementary School where he shot and killed 20 children, six adults and then killed himself as police moved in.
Attorney Irving Pinsky filed a $100 million claim to sue the state of Connecticut. The man with 20-plus years of personal injury experience filed it with the state's claims commissioner Thursday.
"I'm saying for a fact that the state did not do enough to provide for their safety," he told Eyewitness News on Friday.
Pinsky went on to say that "the state of Connecticut, and other states too, are failing to protect the children from guns."
Normal security measures in the Newtown school made all visitors get buzzed in.
Pinsky said the parents of a survivor contacted him. He said that girl now suffers from emotional stress because she allegedly heard the horror unfold.
"The whole thing came on over the intercom, down to the screaming, cursing, the bang, bang, bang, and her friends are dead, and that's trauma," Pinsky said.
However when asked if hearing the announcement over the loudspeaker saved the children's lives, Pinsky said he did not think it did.
"I think that's a leap of logic that I can't even imagine," he said.
On Monday, Attorney General George Jepsen's office released the following statement.
"As Attorney General, my office has a statutory obligation to defend this claim. Our hearts go out to this family, and to all the children and families affected by the Newtown shootings," he said in the statement. "They deserve a thoughtful and deliberate examination of the causes of this tragedy and of the appropriate public policy responses."
Jepsen's office added that they are still investigating the claim, but were "aware of no facts or legal theory under which the State of Connecticut should be liable for causing the harms inflicted at Sandy Hill Elementary School."
"Nor does the claim letter filed in this case identify a valid basis to support a claim against the state and, by extension, its taxpayers," the statement said.
State police are still investigating a motive for the killings.
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.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 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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