Thursday, May 23 2013 6:26 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:26:13 GMT
A two-family home in Norwood has been evacuated due to a large sinkhole in the basement. Police say a 25-foot hole has opened in the building in the 1900 block of Maple Avenue. Two people living on theFull Story >
A two-family home in Norwood has been evacuated due to a large sinkhole in the basement.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:18:32 GMT
Interstate 71 Southbound is closed near Wilmington due to an overturned tractor trailer. One person received minor injuries. The accident happened around 3 A-M this morning. It is not known how longFull Story >
All lanes are now open on Interstate 71 Southbound near WilmingtonFull Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 6:15 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:15:07 GMT
Here's what to expect Thursday on the FOX19 Morning News: Katy Morgan and Frank Marzullo have the Storm Tracker Forecast. Tracking some lingering showers and cooler weather, when the rain will finallyFull Story >
Summer grilling, cocktails and fashion, an update on a Clifton development and your chance to win Reds tickets, all Thursday on the FOX19 Morning News.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 6:11 AM EDT2013-05-23 10:11:45 GMT
The White House has named Cincinnati City Council Member Chris Seelbach as the 2013 Harvey Milk "Champion of Change." Seelbach will accept the award this Wednesday, May 22 (Harvey Milk Day) at the WhiteFull Story >
The White House has named Cincinnati City Council Member Chris Seelbach as the 2013 Harvey Milk "Champion of Change."Full Story >
Keeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern Japan in stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly the plant's operator is struggling to find enough workers, a trend that...Full Story >
Keeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern Japan in stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly the plant's operator is struggling to find enough workers, a trend that many...Full Story >
COLUMBUS, GA -
Residents using private wells that have been flooded by the recent heavy rains should take precautions against waterborne illnesses by boiling well water for two minutes and then straining it before consumption, Environmental Health District Director, Jerome Deal, warns.
He emphasized that the recommendations are only for private wells that were underwater. "If flood water didn't cover your well, then you need not take these precautions," Jerome Deal said.
"If your private well flooded, please limit consumption to bottled water or boil well water for two minutes at a rolling boil and strain it before using it to brush your teeth, prepare food or drinks. However, the water need not be boiled for other domestic activities, such as washing laundry or bathing, he said."
Disinfection of flooded private wells cannot begin until water covering the affected wells recedes.
Materials needed for emergency disinfection of flooded wells
One gallon of non-scented household liquid bleach
Ten Steps to Disinfect Flooded Private Wells
Step 1 -If your water is muddy or cloudy, run the water from an outside spigot with a hose attached until the water becomes clear and free of sediments.
Step 2 - Determine what type of well you have and how to pour the bleach into the well. Some wells have a sanitary seal with either an air vent or a plug that can be removed. If it is a bored or dug well, the entire cover can be lifted off to provide a space for pouring the bleach into the well.
Step 3 - Take the gallon of bleach and funnel (if needed) and carefully pour the bleach down into the well casing.
Step 4 - After the bleach has been added, run water from an outside hose into the well casing until you smell chlorine coming from the hose. Then turn off the outside hose.
Step 5 - Turn on all cold water faucets, inside and outside of house, until the chlorine odor is detected in each faucet, then shut them all off. If you have a water treatment system, switch it to bypass before turning on the indoor faucets.
Step 6- Wait six to 24 hours before turning the faucets back on. It is important not to drink, cook, bathe or wash with this water during the time period – it contains high amounts of chlorine.
Step 7 - Once the waiting period is up, turn on an outside spigot with hose attached and run the water into a safe area where it will not disturb plants, lakes, streams or septic tanks. Run the water until there is no longer a chlorine odor. Turn the water off.
Step 8 - The system should now be disinfected, and you can now use the water.
Step 9 - If you are not sure about performing the disinfection procedure, contact a licensed, professional well installer for assistance.
Step 10 -Contact your county health department for water testing at least five days after disinfection.
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 >
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 >
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 7:20 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:20:28 GMT
The Cincinnati Tea Party announced that it will protest the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. The protest will begin at Fountain Square at noon on TuesdayFull Story >
The Cincinnati Tea Party protested the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. 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 4:39 PM EDT2013-05-22 20:39:05 GMT
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday. JoeyFull Story >
Brandon Phillips bounced a bizarre double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and the Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the struggling New York Mets with a 7-4 victory Wednesday.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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