Saturday, May 18 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-05-18 21:00:19 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 Clermont County Game Warden stated that he is looking for a loose monkey in Neville, Ohio.
Witnesses in southwestern Virginia say a car has driven into a crowd at a parade. Several people appear to be hurt, but the nature of their injuries wasn't immediately known.Full Story >
Witnesses said a car drove into a crowd at a parade in a small southwestern Virginia mountain town Saturday and hurt several people, but the nature of their injuries wasn't immediately known.Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-18 20:42:27 GMT
UC Health Women's Center in West Chester celebrated its grand opening on Saturday by inviting the community to tour its new facility The new building is located at 7675 Wellness Way, 4th floor suite 4000,Full Story >
UC Health Women's Center in West Chester celebrated its grand opening on Saturday by inviting the community to tour its new facility
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 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 >
DANBURY, CT (WFSB) -
Vice President Joe Biden told state and town leaders as well as members of the media that the time to act was now and if they didn't, it would be unacceptable.
"We can't remain silent," the vice president said about the tragedy at the Newtown school shooting. "We have to speak for all those voices, for those 20 beautiful children."
Biden said during a conference at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury that there is "no one thing that could be done" to curb gun violence in America.
"The one thing I believe is there is so much we can do," said the vice president, who spoke in a somber tone for most of his speech.
Biden, who was appointed the head of a national task force on gun violence, made the following recommendations:
Wants universal background checks on every weapon sold
Limits high-capacity magazines
Strengthening the assault weapons ban
Creating a federal database that tracks convicted felons
Adding more guns on the streets
Provide more funding for studies on gun violence
Allow schools to hire more resource officers or use money school psychologist or counselors
Providing more mental health services for children
"Even if we do all those things, we can guarantee that there will not be another mass shooting," said Biden, during the invite-only event.
Biden praised Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and many elected officials including U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal for their courage following Dec. 14 where a gunman shot and killed 20 children and six adults inside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
"If you are concerned about your political survival, you should be worried about your children's survival," Biden said.
The parents of Grace McDonnell were hopeful that their daughter did not die in vain.
"My daughter's voice should be heard," said Lynn McDonnell. "We hope others find the need to act."
Biden also praised the families for their courage and knew it was difficult attending the conference Thursday because it makes them relive the tragedy.
"You have a hell of a lot more courage than I do," he said. "And we owe you a debt of gratitude."
Biden added that national, state and local leaders have to do their best and it will lead to fewer deaths among children.
"Folks, we have to act even if we save the life of one child," Biden said.
Outnumbered at the forum, gun owner Dom Basile said he feels there are more reasonable compromises such as gun buy-back programs and keeping guns away from those who shouldn't have them.
"But from what I have been told, Nancy Lanza did not have her firearms properly secured," he said. "I think that's the crux of the problem."
The vice president told the packed house that people between the ages of 16 and 25 are the most at risk for mental health problems and the least likely to seek help.
He is advocating to have 5,000 more people trained as mental health professionals and expanding the ability for people to have mental health services.
Former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd is working with the entertainment industry to create public service announcements to help eliminate the stigma behind getting help for mental health issues.
"It prevents treatment getting it," said Biden, who wants a comprehensive discussion on mental health services.
The vice president also said that the vast majority of Americans understand that the federal government is not trying to take away people's guns.
"We got to get this done," he said.
Biden added that there were too many guns on the streets and police told him that they are being "outgunned."
"They are not needed," he said when discussing assault weapons.
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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 >