PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds have optioned left-hander Tony Cingrani to AAA Louisville and recalled infielder Neftali Soto. Cingrani made his sixth start in Friday night's 5-3 loss to the Phillies.Full Story >
The Cincinnati Reds have optioned left-hander Tony Cingrani to AAA Louisville and recalled infielder Neftali Soto.Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 4:17 PM EDT2013-05-18 20:17:11 GMT
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A monkey is on the loose in Clermont County. The State Game Warden of Neville, Ohio states that he is looking for a loose monkey. It is unclear at this time where the monkey came from. Any sightingsFull Story >
A monkey is on the loose in Clermont County. The State Game Warden of Neville, Ohio states that he is looking for a loose monkey.Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 3:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 19:48:39 GMT
Parts of Downtown Sharonville are experiencing flooding following a water main break. The break happened Saturday afternoon near the Creek and Reading Road intersection at the Sharonville Depot Square. TheFull Story >
Parts of Downtown Sharonville are experiencing flooding following a water main break. The break happened Saturday afternoon near the Creek and Reading Road intersection at Sharonville Depot Square.Full Story >
French President Francois Hollande has signed a law authorizing gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples, after months of nationwide protests and wrenching debate.Full Story >
France will see its first gay weddings within days, after French President Francois Hollande signed a law Saturday authorizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples and ending months of nationwide protests and wrenching...Full Story >
SOUTHINGTON, CT (WFSB) -
School safety officials told representatives of the media that they discussed several topics with local school administrators during a conference Monday including resource officers, school training programs and mental health issues.
Officials said the issue of gun control was not discussed; however, the possibility of teachers carrying guns was. Officials said the issue of armed teachers "was unrealistic."
"You can make sure someone knows how to use a firearm and shoot it, but you need to make sure the person who has that firearm knows how to use it in a school setting and to expect that, you're going to (have to) be able to train teachers and principals to do that," said Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents executive director Joe Cirasuolo. "The folks that came yesterday feel it's very unrealistic and can cause more problems than it's worth."
Educators from across the country came to Connecticut to learn more about what can be done to keep schools and children safe at a security symposium at the Aqua Turf in Southington on Monday.
More than 850 people attended the event. Educators, members of police and fire departments, mayors and town managers came together and discussed what changes need to happen to prevent another school shooting.
The conference was held after Adam Lanza, 20, shot and killed his mother while she slept at her home before he went to Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed 20 children and six adults on Dec. 14. He killed himself as police made their way into the building.
Since the Newtown school shooting, parents told Eyewitness News their habits have changed.
"I've noticed more parents picking up their kids and dropping them off instead of taking the bus, so there is a lot of concern," said parent Susan Cancian.
Safety reviews are under way in school districts statewide such as Ellington, Wolcott and Waterbury.
With tight school budgets, the question of how to pay for some of these possible changes was also discussed.
"We are going to have to come to terms with that and say OK, if we want to protect our children and we know there are things that can be done," Cirasuolo said. "Then we are going to have to find some way to fund it. People will have to come up with the money to do that way."
While there is no "one size fits all" approach, leaders said everyone needs to get on board.
"What we are recommending is that you look at all of the strategies that were presented and come together as a community as find out what's best for your community and for each school in your community," Cirasuolo said.
The security symposium, which was put together in two weeks, was presented by a number of organizations, including the state Department of Education, the Connecticut Association of Schools and the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents.
Just because the meeting is over doesn't mean the discussion will end. Participants filled out surveys to show what they're doing differently. And parents were happy about administrators and town officials going the extra mile.
"Anything positive for the school would be great," said parent Maria Santiago. "I'm 100 percent for them."
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Friday, May 17 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:51:09 GMT
Transcribed interviews conducted by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform are set to begin Monday, May 20th for five IRS employees. Four of those IRS employees are based in Cincinnati.Full Story >
Transcribed interviews conducted by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform are set to begin Monday, May 20th for five IRS employees. Four of those IRS employees are based in Cincinnati. Full Story >
Friday, May 17 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-05-18 02:45:31 GMT
Continuing our exclusive coverage of the IRS scandal, FOX19 has obtained documents of a fifth Cincinnati IRS agent who reportedly came after a pro-life group in 2009. The group was asked about prayerFull Story >
Continuing our exclusive coverage of the IRS scandal, FOX19 has obtained documents of a fifth Cincinnati IRS agent who reportedly came after a pro-life group in 2009.Full Story >
Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.Full Story >
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:44:02 GMT
A bystander is in hot water after a late night crash in Middletown. Police say they were called to Verity Parkway to investigate a head on crash, An investigation revealed that a car driven by DanielFull Story >
An investigation revealed that a car driven by Daniel Guy Rich of Dallas, Texas had lost control and hit a PT Cruiser driven by a unnamed 17-year-old girl head on.
Wednesday, May 15 2013 9:50 PM EDT2013-05-16 01:50:03 GMT
The White House today released over 100 pages of emails regarding the attack in Benghazi. So what do those emails tell us? Members of congress and the President himself say it's all a side-show. WhileFull Story >
The White House today released over 100 pages of emails regarding the attack in Benghazi. So what do those emails tell us? Members of congress and the President himself say it's all a side-show. While others say the truth has still not been revealed. So what is true here? Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:47:49 GMT
A fire badly damages an Anderson Township home. It happened early Saturday morning at a home in the 8000 block of Pine Terrace Drive. Fire officials say they got a call that smoke was coming from theFull Story >
Fire officials say there is significant damage to the home's first floor.Full Story >