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Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them.Full Story >
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,...Full Story >
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A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side. The crash happened early Wednesday afternoon in Colerain Township. A funeral procession was headedFull Story >
A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side.Full Story >
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The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. In January, Glen Galemmo admitted publicly for the first time thatFull Story >
The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. Full Story >
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (CBS5) -
Some said they were roaming, unchecked, but now, the city of Scottsdale has a law in the books that would regulate pedicabs. They're the bicycles or tricycles that take folks to and from bars and restaurants around the entertainment district.
It's a story we've been following for months. The wheels started moving on this ordinance when an accident seriously injured two Fiesta Bowl fans in January. A drunken driver allegedly slammed into them on Scottsdale Road.
Tuesday night, the city council approved the first ordinance on the books regulating them. According to the ordinance, pedicabs must be equipped with front lights, side, rear, and spoke reflectors, a braking system and a rearview mirror.
The ordinance sets the dimensions for the pedicabs and requires they stay in the bike lane on roads with a 35 mph or greater speed limit. Operators must also have insurance and a driver's license.
"Just an indication that you have a license means you're aware of the rules of the road and that you haven't done something might really inhibit us from wanting to have you on a pedicab," said Scottsdale mayor Jim Lane.
One pedicab company owner we talked to said the ordinance will bring legitimacy to the industry.
"It's a big conglomeration of all different kinds of transportation, and we're the only ones who have no regulation," said Ecocabs owner Jason Kolt. "It's about time."
A first offense will result in a $150 fine followed by a $300 fine for a second offense. The ordinance takes effect in 30 days.
Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstFull Story >
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:39:03 GMT
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison. Hamilton Prosecutor Joseph Deters announced the indictment of Blake Seylhouwer WednesdayFull Story >
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison.Full Story >
You may be a hot mess after reading some of these cray new words added to the Oxford Online Dictionary. While some of the new words are pretty amazeballs, others have us scratching our heads. Britain'sFull Story >
Britain's Oxford University Press announced on Thursday that they will be adding new words to its online Oxford Dictionary to reflect new language trends.Full Story >