Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:16 PM EDT2013-06-20 00:16:55 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 >
According to MetroSafe, the shooting was reported at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday in the Lakeview condominium complex in the 1900 block of Gardiner Lane.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 8:09 PM EDT2013-06-20 00:09:49 GMT
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is urging Ohio to scrap a plan that could put a highway through a beloved 80-acre wooded area that residents of the village of Mariemont use for hiking andFull Story >
Founded in the 1920's, Mariemont is a historical part of Hamilton County with a hometown charm. Residents now fear that charm will disappear if the state gets their way.Full Story >
Vince Flynn, a best-selling author of political thriller novels, has died at age 47 after a two-year battle with prostate cancer.Full Story >
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NORTH FAIRMOUNT, OH (FOX19) -
Gun buyback programs are seeing increased traffic in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook school shooting. A local event on Tuesday brought out three groups with three distinct motivations.
In our commitment to balanced news, here are their sides of the story:
The people who brought guns to the event got rid of unwanted weapons, no questions asked.
"Project Nehemiah," the group running the "Gifts for Guns" event, is trying to make sure guns don't end up in the wrong hands. The non-profit gives out gift cards and destroys the guns it collects.
Outside the event, a gun shop offered cash with plans to re-sell the firearms. Gun shop owners say those guns belong in the hands of law-abiding citizens.
Project Nehemiah bought 60 gift cards using donations in anticipation for this event, but very quickly the gift cards ran out. This is not the first "Gifts for Guns" event, but it was the busiest one to date.
There's a lot of controversy over how to stop gun violence, but everyone present at Tuesday's event wants to keep guns from ending up in the wrong hands.
"I had a gun in the house, and there's a baby, and I wanted it gone," said Ellen Shuler, who turned in a gun at the event. For years, a gun sat in a box in Shuler's garage. It's been so long, she couldn't even remember where it came from.
"I don't want to have to worry every night that this gun is not being used for proper things," Shuler added. "If I bring it here, I know it's going to go to the right place. Not in the hands of children or anybody else for that matter."
However, where that gun should end up depends on where you turned it in.
Outside, a Roselawn gun shop offered cash. Inside, guns were traded for $100 gift cards to Kroger, Target, Walmart, and other stores.
"We're here to buy guns from people just like the church," said Tom Woolery, owner at 3 Guys Supply gun shop. "They're going to destroy them, we're going to sell them to law-abiding citizens and get them in the hands of people who should have them."
"That concerns me," said Cecil Thomas, Cincinnati City Councilmember. "It's undermining the whole effort that this is intended to do, which is to get guns off the streets. Not to sell to another owner and then that owner sells it to someone else and eventually it ends up back on the streets."
Thomas went on to say there are several ways that gun could leave the possession of a law-abiding owner.
Woolery added that it wasn't criminals turning guns in, simply people that no longer wanted them in the house.
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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