Friday, May 24 2013 10:33 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:33:04 GMT
A Northern Kentucky fire department was recognized on Friday for their efforts in battling the historic Beverly Hills Supper Club fire. The Southgate Fire Department received the Medal of Valor, whichFull Story >
A Northern Kentucky fire department was recognized on Friday for their efforts in battling the historic Beverly Hills Supper Club fire. On May 28, 1977, nearly 2,000 people were saved but over 150 people died in the blaze.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:11:14 GMT
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m. TheFull Story >
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 10:06 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:06:00 GMT
Police were called to a reported shooting Friday evening in Avondale. It happened in the area of Harvey Avenue and Hickory Street around 9 p.m. Officers on scene tell FOX19 a 16-year-old boy was shotFull Story >
It happened in the area of Harvey Avenue and Hickory Street around 9 p.m. Officers on scene tell FOX19 a 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg and taken to a nearby hospital.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 9:46 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:46:32 GMT
As a way to remind visitors of the real meaning of Memorial Day, Arlington Memorial Gardens Cemetery is holding a special event throughout the weekend. Beginning Friday through Monday at 3 p.m., a momentFull Story >
As a way to remind visitors of the real meaning of Memorial Day, Arlington Memorial Gardens is holding a special event throughout the weekend.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 9:22 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:22:30 GMT
The Yellow Ribbon Support Foundation received a big donation on Friday. Total Quality Logistics (TQL) presented a check for $17,025 to Keith Maupin, the father of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Maupin whoFull Story >
Total Quality Logistics (TQL) presented a check for $17,025 to Keith Maupin, the father of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Maupin who was captured and killed by insurgents while serving in Iraq.Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
SnapChat. Instagram. Twitter. These days, there are lots of
places where kids are sharing the ups and downs of their lives. Notice we
didn't list Facebook.
"They don't do it (there) because Mom and Dad are on
Facebook. It's not cool anymore," said Greg Tankersley, director of community
development at La Salle
The danger is that on these newer social media outlets where
a teen's parent may not have an account --- or in my case not even knowing SnapChat exists until researching this
story --- adolescents may reveal more about themselves, their siblings, and
their friends than they would if they knew a parent was likely to see their
posts. Embarrassment isn't the only danger here. An innocent picture posted to Instagram, may attract the attention of a
"And the implications of putting something out there for public
consumption is not something that an adolescent understands, at least
intuitively, the consequences of their actions, particularly when it comes to
putting out public images or opinions or language about what they do in their
daily lives," said Dr. Jennie Noll, a psychologist at Cincinnati
She's just completed a study funded by the National
Institutes of Health looking at the ways kids present themselves online and
how often they agree to meet someone offline. Among her subjects were
low-income teenage girls along with girls who'd been abused or neglected.
"It was shocking to me that in this survey we found that 30%
of our sample had met someone offline who they first met online, whose identity
was not fully confirmed," Dr. Noll said.
Abused and neglected girls were more likely to present
themselves online in a sexually provocative way, too.
"We all meet people offline that we first met online. The
majority of those meetings are not dangerous," said Dr. Noll. "However, most
people would agree that it's one of the more dangerous things for an adolescent
female to meet someone offline…because of the probability that that could
end-up being a dangerous situation for her."
In a previous study, she met a girl who was raped after
agreeing to go to the mall to meet a guy who'd started texting her a lot.
"And he was very charming," said Dr. Noll. "And he had
(exerted) a lot of pressure for her to get in the car with him. She eventually
agreed and he took her somewhere private and a victimization situation happened
that was quite traumatizing to her."
So Dr. Noll advises teen girls that if they're not going to
bring a parent along, at least go with a large group of friends to meet someone
they only know from the internet.
She also wants to let parents know that the software you
bought to protect your kids from the dark side of the internet likely isn't
working. In her research, she's found that parents often don't know how to
set-up the parental controls on the computer or that teens find ways around
them. Instead, she urges parents to have an open, honest conversation about
what they see online, what their friends are doing, and whether they'd handle
the situation differently. (See the raw excerpt of our interview with Dr. Noll
for more on this topic.)
Dr. Noll is also a mom. And she told FOX19 that in her
household, sites like Instagram are set to private so that only her children's
friends can see what they're up to.
At La Salle High School, the biggest "scandal" has been some
insensitive tweets from some of the boys.
"A lot of times, it's kids just trying to be cute,"
Tankersley said. "We're trying to teach these young men about the ramifications
of their behaviors when they're adults. Things they do today can impact them
down the road."
La Salle's teachers and staff members know the internet is
here to stay. They're not trying to fight it. They're just trying to ensure it
has a positive impact on their students' lives.
Friday, May 24 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:37:58 GMT
Police in Salisbury are investigating after they say a man confessed to fatally stabbing his girlfriend and using her blood to draw a heart on a building. According to police, the unidentified man toldFull Story >
Police in Salisbury are investigating after they say a man confessed to fatally stabbing his girlfriend and using her blood to draw a heart on a building.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 10:43 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:43:18 GMT
A 19-year-old Clifton resident was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated burglary and numerous counts of drug possession. According to the Cincinnati Police Department, Kyle "Lucky" McNamara was armedFull Story >
A 19-year-old Clifton resident was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated burglary and numerous counts of drug possession.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:23 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:23:38 GMT
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report. According to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report, officersFull Story >
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report.Full Story >
Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a "big puff of dust."Full Story >
The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water...Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 9:13 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:13:57 GMT
A man was found shot to death in Over-the-Rhine overnight. It was just before 3A-M when Cincinnati dispatch received a call about a man bleeding from the head near the intersection of Goose Alley andFull Story >
Cincinnati police have released the name of a man who was shot and killed early Friday morning in OTR. Full Story >
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