Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:37 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:37:13 GMT
Two hotel managers are riding their bikes from Cincinnati to Orlando for a good cause. Rick Kimmel and Tim Jones manage the Kingsgate Marriott Hotel on Goodman Drive. They are riding about 900 miles toFull Story >
Two hotel managers are riding their bikes from Cincinnati to Orlando for a good cause.Full Story >
(WMC-TV) – Parenthood was not in the plan for two Mississippi State freshmen, but with a baby on the way they moved to South Carolina to start a family. Their baby, born with a rare medical condition, would bring them back to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
Eight-month-old Elena Bowles looks like any happy, healthy baby.
On the day she was born in South Carolina, her parents Alexis Juneau and Cameron Bowles were in for a shock.
"They went to take her rectal temperature when she was born, and Cameron said the nurse looked at him and said, 'She doesn't have a butt,'" Juneau said.
Elena was diagnosed with Vacterl, a rare form of non-random birth defect.
"Her vagina and her anal sphincter were fused together," Juneau explained.
When South Carolina doctors did all they could for Elena, mom turned to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, where a surgeon successfully performed the first of several delicate surgeries Elena will need.
"When all the surgeries are over with, by the time she's one she'll never even know," said Juneau.
And a grateful mom wants to give back. Part of an online fundraiser she started will cover her past due bills. Anything donated that exceeds her goal, she will donate to Le Bonheur.
"The fact that she's not only thought about it, but she's taken great steps to figure out how to do that, I think is a great testament to her personally," Michelle Stubbs with Le Bonheur Foundation said.
"We don't need that money, so we're going to cap it off at what we need, and then I would rather give back to Lebonheur to do that for giving Elena her life back," Juneau said.
They are paying it forward, for a precious baby girl who can grow up to live a normal life.
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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