Wednesday, June 19 2013 5:49 PM EDT2013-06-19 21:49:34 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Four people have been shot in an condominium complex, according to MetroSafe. MetroSafe confirmed the shooting was reported at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday in the Lakeview condominium complex,Full Story >
MetroSafe confirmed the shooting was reported at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of Gardiner Lane.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-06-19 21:38:10 GMT
Single-game tickets for Bengals 2013 home games will be available to purchase beginning next Saturday, June 29. Sales will begin at 10 a.m. and initially will be handled exclusively through TicketmasterFull Story >
Single-game tickets for Bengals 2013 home games will be available to purchase beginning next Saturday, June 29.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 5:33 PM EDT2013-06-19 21:33:30 GMT
Witnesses at Kekahakai State Park's Mahaiula Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii say someone was bitten by a shark Tuesday afternoon. A spokesperson for the Department of Land and Natural Resources confirmsFull Story >
Officials say a Kona beach remains closed Wednesday after a shark bit a swimmer Full Story >
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
A handful of health and life insurance companies have requested rate hikes in Arizona, in some cases wanting 18 percent more to cover increasing healthcare costs, they claim.
If approved, the changes would affect small businesses and people who don't have insurance through their employer and would take effect when renewing an insurance policy or applying for the first time.
"I just think it's bad timing with the economy and the way everything's going," Mark Huerta told us.
We're not talking about 10 or 20 people affected; we're talking about tens of thousands of Arizonans paying more to go to the doctor and fill prescriptions.
"A lot of it's corporate profit, I think," another man told us.
But companies like Aetna and Cigna claim they're requesting rate hikes to cover increasing healthcare costs. Aetna, for example wants to raise insurance for small businesses by 16 percent, which would affect more than 45,000 people. They last raised rates last year by 5 percent. Time Insurance wants to raise individual rates by 17 percent, affecting nearly 10,000 people; this, after a 27 percent rate increase in 2011. And Cigna wants to raise individual rates by 15 percent, which would cost more than 1,500 people an average of $76 more. They, too, raised rates in 2011 by 24 percent.
"Now I'm wondering, when can I go to the doctor?" Huerta asked. "How often can I go? So it's really changing everything up."
These companies are justifying the hikes by saying their revenue is no longer covering their administration expenses and healthcare costs. But it seems the average Joe is the one left feeling the pain.
"It's not like it used to be where things used to go generic really fast, they're keeping name brands out longer now," a man told us.
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:29 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:29:19 GMT
NEW WEST MINISTER, CANADA (WAVE) - A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a class picture. For Anne Belanger, the photo was completely unacceptable. Her son, Miles, was pushedFull Story >
A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a photo shoot at his elementary school.Full Story >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:03 GMT
The "Prescription Product" line will be discontinued from national retail company, Urban Outfitters, following a plea from 24 Attorney Generals last month, including Ohio's Attorney General, Mike DeWineFull Story >
The "Prescription Product" line will be discontinued from national retail company, Urban Outfitters, following a plea from 24 Attorney Generals last month, including Ohio's Attorney General, Mike DeWine and Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:47:57 GMT
DENVER (KUSA/CNN) - A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone. She discovered the mistake while visiting his grave at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver. "IFull Story >
A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 10:23 AM EDT2013-06-19 14:23:12 GMT
(CNN) – More than 23,000 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled on fears they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The recalled cases come from the National Beef Packing Company, basedFull Story >
More than 23,000 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled on fears they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:15 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:15:45 GMT
Police are trying to identify two victims following an assault in Clifton. Authorities say that two men assaulted a victim, took the victim's wallet and used the victim's bank card. The assault occurredFull Story >
Police have arrested two teenagers following an assault in Clifton. Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 3:39 PM EDT2013-06-19 19:39:28 GMT
Police are in the 2400 block of Canterbury Avenue in Golf Manor investigating the report of two people shot. Few details are available at this time but canine units and an ambulance are on the scene. FOX19Full Story >
Golf Manor police officer Michael Forrest says an unknown individual went to the rear of the home and from the back patio shot several rounds into the bedroom. Full Story >
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