Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.Full Story >
In running for mayor, Anthony Weiner is seeking to get past the tawdry-tweeter punch line that has dogged him since his congressional career imploded two years ago. And while he's facing an uphill sprint, his campaign...Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 3:16 PM EDT2013-05-22 19:16:56 GMT
(RNN) - British officials are saying one man is dead and two others were injured in a possible terrorist attack in London on Wednesday.According to BBC News, eyewitnesses said man was attacked in a streetFull Story >
British officials are saying one man is dead and two others were injured in a possible terrorist attack in London on Wednesday.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 3:00 PM EDT2013-05-22 19:00:50 GMT
Bystanders and police officers helped rescue a man from a car that was partially submerged in a pond Wednesday afternoon in Boone County. It happened just before 1 p.m. in the 800 block of Sharon DriveFull Story >
Bystanders and police officers helped rescue a man from a car that was partially submerged in a pond Wednesday afternoon in Boone County.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 3:00 PM EDT2013-05-22 19:00:15 GMT
The White House has named Cincinnati City Council Member Chris Seelbach as the 2013 Harvey Milk "Champion of Change." Seelbach will accept the award this Wednesday, May 22 (Harvey Milk Day) at the WhiteFull Story >
The White House has named Cincinnati City Council Member Chris Seelbach as the 2013 Harvey Milk "Champion of Change."Full Story >
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
A well-known professor at Tyler Junior College was arrested last Wednesday on charges of theft, fabricating physical evidence and fraud.
According to authorities, the suspect, Dr. Manoucher Khosrowshahi, 59, stole merchandise from Walmart at 5050 Troup Highway in Tyler.
Don Martin, public information officer for the Tyler Police Department, said that Dr. Khosrowshahi was putting homemade barcodes on items, then taking them to the register. Dr. Khosrowshahi had four items, totaling $45.22 in value - rice, LED bulbs, boxer shorts and olive oil.
Martin said Khosrowshahi had enough cash on hand to pay for all the items.
Walmart loss prevention officials confronted Khosrowshahi after he purchased the items and detained him.
"In that process of detaining him, he started taking other barcodes that he had on him and attempted to destroy them by eating them. So therefore there was another charge that he was committing by tampering with evidence," Martin said.
According to TJC public information officer Fred Peters, Dr. Khosrowshahi, better known to students as "Dr. K," sent a letter Thursday morning announcing his retirement, effective immediately. Dr. Khosrowshahi cited physical and mental health concerns in the letter.
Dr. K.'s website touted him as the "Texas Professor of the Year."
"If you said Dr. K. around campus, you knew exactly who he was," said former student Nicole Trammell.
Trammell took two of Khosrowshahi's classes and said she couldn't believe the news.
"I was shocked. I really was. Because when you meet him and you have him as your teacher, he was just the nicest guy, so I would have never thought that he was capable of doing something like that," she said. "I enjoyed his classes, and if I had to do it over again I would definitely choose him to be my teacher for government."
Dr. Khosrowshahi had previously arrested for theft in the 1980s, twice in Austin and once in Denton. Because of the previous convictions, the charge was increased to a state jail felony.
Peters offered no comment when asked if TJC officials were concerned about the previous charges.
Dr. Khosrowshahi had been a professor of political science at TJC since 1987 where he founded the Middle East Center. He is also a Fulbright scholar and has been nominated twice for the Carnegie Foundation's U.S. Professors of the Year Program.
Through TJC, Dr. Khosrowshahi had offered several trips for students and community members each year to Turkey. His next trip is scheduled for March. Peters said Thursday that TJC officials are working with Dr. Khosrowshahi to determine whether the trip will continue, and if it does not, that they will try to offer a complete refund to participants.
Dr. Khosrowshahi was released last Thursday on a $15,000 surety bond.
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 >
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 >
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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