Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:59 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:59:50 GMT
Dozens of Cincinnati cops received notice that they would be the ones to go if the city doesn't find a budget that allows them to stay. Lay off notices went out to 66 Cincinnati Police officers on Tuesday. FOPFull Story >
Dozens of Cincinnati cops received notice that they would be the ones to go if the city doesn't find a budget that allows them to stay.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:44:06 GMT
The Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross is preparing their Emergency Response Vehicles for deployment to Oklahoma. "We are prepared to lend our support when the time comes forFull Story >
The Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross is preparing their Emergency Response Vehicles for deployment to Oklahoma.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:22:19 GMT
A suspicious powder is found at the Cincinnati VA Hospital. Cincinnati police and fire crews were called to the scene around 9:30 Tuesday morning after someone reported finding a suspicious powder inFull Story >
Crews on the scene tell FOX19 that no one was hurt.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:17 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:17:00 GMT
People affected by the massive tornado that killed at least 51 people and destroyed parts of Oklahoma still do not know where their loved ones are, but many of them are using social media to find out.Full Story >
People affected by the massive tornado that killed at least 51 people and destroyed parts of Oklahoma still do not know where their loved ones are, but many are using social media to find out.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:15 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:15:53 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionFull Story >
A medical examiner's office spokeswoman said 24 deceased victims from the Moore, OK, tornado had been transported to their Oklahoma City office. Seven of the dead were children.Full Story >
PEORIA, AZ (CBS5) -
Dramatic 911 calls released Wednesday provide new insight into Tuesday morning's shooting that left a Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy fighting for his life.
Deputy Ruben Garcia, a 29-year veteran with MCSO, was shot during a traffic stop near 83rd Avenue and Deer Valley Road shortly after midnight.
MCSO spokesman Sgt. Brandon Jones said Garcia is in critical but stable condition as of Wednesday night.
"It's our hope and prayer that he returns home safely in the near future," said MCSO Spokesman Chris Hegstrom.
"Up until today we've never really taken in mind the risks that my brother has gone through and all the fellow officers that work with him," Garcia's older brother, Alifonzo Garcia, told us.
Deputies said Ruben Garcia stopped a man in a truck whose girlfriend told officers he had threatened to hurt her, was possibly suicidal and was armed. The man was identified by Peoria police on Tuesday as 54-year-old Donald Miller Sr.
Miller opened fire seconds after the deputy pulled in behind him. The deputy was found on the ground by Peoria police who responded to the shooting. MCSO said the deputy was shot several times.
One of the witnesses called 911 dispatchers and said, "Oh my God, there's an officer down. He's just been shot."
Police said Miller drove away and Peoria police chased him into a desert area.
Miller and Peoria police also exchanged gunfire before a SWAT unit was called in, according to investigators. Officers said they tried to contact Miller, but heard no response, and later found him dead in the truck. Police said they were unsure if he died from wounds during the shootouts or took his own life.
Earlier that night, Ruben Garcia took a report from a woman who called 911 to say her niece was being harassed by Miller.
The caller told the dispatcher that her niece had not yet had a chance to take out an order of protection against the man.
But court records show in the past 10 years at least two women have filed protection orders against him. The most recent was filed by Miller's ex-wife about six months ago in June 2012.
"When you get a phone call that early you automatically expect the worst," Alifonzo Garcia said.
He and his family are trying to stay positive during this difficult time. He told us he still hasn't seen his brother, who is sedated, by choice.
"It brings us to the point where we remember the things that are important in these times such as family," Alifonzo Garcia said.
We're told Ruben Garcia had surgery Wednesday and that it went well.
Stay with cbs5az.com and CBS 5 News as this story develops.
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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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