Thursday, April 24 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:17:36 GMT
Heather Schreck was asleep around midnight in her Hebron home when a voice startled her. "All of a sudden, I heard what sounded like a man's voice but I was asleep so I wasn't sure," Heather said. DisorientedFull Story >
A Hebron couple were terrified when a hacker hijacked their baby's monitor in the middle of the night.Full Story >
Thursday, April 24 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:10:30 GMT
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Cincinnati Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon claiming sexual assault. The Reds reliever, turning heads this season with his performance as a starter, now faces distractionsFull Story >
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Cincinnati Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon claiming sexual assault.Full Story >
Thursday, April 24 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:37:48 GMT
In the barns on the backside of Churchill Downs, you will often find animals, such as cats or even roosters around the horses to help keep them calm. Full Story >
In the barns on the backside of Churchill Downs, you will often find animals, such as cats or even roosters around the horses to help keep them calm. But in the Vance Barn, where Oaks contender Kiss Moon is stabled you will find a goat. Full Story >
Thursday, April 24 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 01:34:28 GMT
Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who...Full Story >
Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol staged a marathon confrontation with the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief, surrounding the senior officials in a...Full Story >
Thursday, April 24 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-04-24 19:47:30 GMT
The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.Full Story >
The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown.Full Story >
Toledo City Police Chief
Derrick Diggs will retire March 21, but he won't be gone for long.
In order to protect his
pension as part of the Deferred Retirement Option Program's (DROP) stipulations,
Diggs has to retire now. But after 35 years of service, he isn't done.
"I'm not ready to retire,"
Diggs said. "There's still a lot of work to be done protecting and serving the
City of Toledo."
So Mayor Mike Bell will
re-hire Diggs as soon as they are legally able to.
The DROP program is
designed to keep Police and Fire from having large numbers of their staff
retiring at once. Participants are required to retire after eight years in the
program to get their pension.
"What people need to
realize is that this money the chief put into the pension system, it's not a
free giveaway," Mayor Bell said.
The state allows
participants to be re-hired, so Bell plans to bring Diggs back, rather than
search for someone new.
"That's the bottom line,"
Bell said. "This individual is trained very well – he could probably go
anywhere in the United States and be a police chief – so we're not going to
stop him from working. Why not keep the talent here, locally?"
Chief Diggs has spear-headed
several initiatives to rid the streets of Toledo of drugs, guns and gangs.
"I spent my entire adult
life doing one thing, and one thing only, and that's protecting and serving the
citizens of this community," Diggs said. "My vision for public safety has not
been complete yet."
The chief could put his
badge back on as soon as March 23, but if he returns sooner than 60 days after
retiring, he would forfeit two months of his pension.
Friday, April 11 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:07:05 GMT
Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We’ve gathered details about the Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from March 31 to April 4, 2014.Full Story >
Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We’ve gathered details about the Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from March 31 to April 4, 2014. Full Story >
Thursday, April 24 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:09:45 GMT
Multiple individuals are in police custody after warrants were served at several Northside businesses. Authorities were called to the 4200 block of Hamilton Avenue on Thursday afternoon. Several individualsFull Story >
Multiple individuals are in police custody after warrants were served at several Northside businesses.Full Story >
Thursday, April 24 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:02:31 GMT
Police in Dayton, Ky. are looking for a missing 2-year-old girl who is believed to be with her grandfather. The child was reported missing at 8 p.m. Thursday. Police are not expecting to issue an AmberFull Story >
Police in Dayton, Ky. are looking for a missing 2-year-old girl who is believed to be with her grandfather.Full Story >