Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:34 AM EDT2013-05-22 13:34:51 GMT
A La Salle High School student who attempted suicide in a classroom last month has left the hospital to begin rehab. The student's family has released the following statement through University of CincinnatiFull Story >
A La Salle High School student who attempted suicide in a classroom last month has left the hospital to begin rehab.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:06 AM EDT2013-05-22 13:06:01 GMT
ORLANDO, FL (RNN) – A man with possible ties to a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was shot and killed after the FBI interviewed him early Wednesday. The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a manFull Story >
The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a man in custody while conducting "official duties," spokesman Dave Couvertier told NBC News. In a WESH interview, a friend identified the deceased as Ibragim Todashev, 27.Full Story >
A Middletown mother, who was arrested after pulling out a gun at another mom at a Chuck E. Cheese's last week, had her request for a pistol permit denied by police.
However, that decision was overturned by a Connecticut Appeals Board.
On Feb. 4, Tawana Bourne, 30, was arrested after allegedly pulling out a 380 semi-automatic handgun and chambered a round during a fight with another parent in front of children at the Newington Chuck E. Cheese's. No shots were fired during the incident and no one was seriously injured.
It is still unclear what the fight was about.
Bourne did possess a valid state of Connecticut pistol permit, which along with the handgun was seized from her after the arrest.
In 2009, the Middletown Police Department denied Bourne's pistol permit application. Her arrests in 2001, 2003 and 2004 as well as two convictions were part of the reason for the denial.
"That was the basis for the denial along with some other arrests within our town, two times we had to commit her to the hospital for a mental evaluation," said Middletown Police Department Lt. Heather Desmond at the hearing of the Connecticut Board of Firearms Permit Examiners on Sept. 9, 2010. "And she displayed knives during those interactions to family members, and at one point, a family member applied for a restraining order against her."
Bourne also attended the meeting and explained her side of the story.
"Those were at a time in my life when I was young, immature, broken on the inside and addicted to crack cocaine," she said. "I'm seven years clean now and I don't have any violent records or any violent crimes on my record."
After Bourne told the Connecticut Board of Firearms Permit Examiners that she turned her life around, the members voted unanimously to overturn the Middletown Police Department's denial and give her the permit.
"I think the full record of the case presented attends to show that Ms. Bourne is a suitable person," one board member told Eyewitness News on Thursday.
At first, retired Chief T. William Knapp, who is a member of the Connecticut Board of Firearms Permit Examiners, said "no recollection" about the case involving Bourne. He told Eyewitness News that he "remembers cases from a month ago."
"She must have made a rather compelling case," Knapp said.
For the Chuck E. Cheese's incident, Bourne was charged with breach of peace, three counts of risk of injury to a minor, threatening and reckless endangerment. She was released on $50,000 bond and was given a court date of Feb. 19.
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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 7:16 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:16:10 GMT
A big clean up is underway at Amelia High School following a prank. Several trees were toilet papered and the sign in front of the school was also changed. No word on any suspects in the prankFull Story >
No word on any suspects in the prank or if the school system plans to punish those responsible.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:09:30 GMT
A Warren County government office is evacuated after a suspicious powder is found. The Health and Human Services Center building on East Street in Lebanon was evacuated just after 11:00 on Monday. PoliceFull Story >
Police say that HAZMAT crews and the FBI were called to investigate the powder. The FBI has since left. Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:06 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:06:35 GMT
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County. The Warren County chase started near Little Miami High School around 11:30 Tuesday night whenFull Story >
A suspect in a wild police chase in Reading earlier this month is arrested after a chase in Warren County.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:21:47 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,Full Story >
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 8:42 AM EDT2013-05-22 12:42:17 GMT
A mother who missed her college graduation in order to attend her daughter's dance recital received a surprise ceremony on Monday. Kara Perkins agreed to go along when one of her friends said she neededFull Story >
A mother who missed her college graduation in order to attend her daughter's dance recital received a surprise ceremony on Monday.Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Full Story >
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:41:37 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >
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