Friday, August 1 2014 8:01 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:01:14 GMT
Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...Full Story >
With the sound of artillery fire in the distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the zone where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine and began preparations to comb the rural area...Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:38:15 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...Full Story >
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric is appealing to politicians not to be "an obstacle" in the process of transition as Iraq nears a deadline to select its next prime minister.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:22:40 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:19:58 GMT
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr,...Full Story >
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr, the...Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
The University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees wrote a letterto local attorney Stan Chesley, asking for his voluntary resignation from the board in order to "preserve the integrity of the University."
The request came after Chesley was disbarred in Kentucky last month over his actions and decisions in a settlement involving the diet drug fen-phen.
The letter referenced the Kentucky Supreme Court case findings that Chesley "engaged in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation."
Seven fellow trustees signed the letter, excluding Geraldine "Ginger" Warner, citing Chesley's "disregard" of the University's code of conduct.
Subsection A of the code of conduct states, "As members of the University of Cincinnati community, members of the board of trustees are responsible for maintaining the highest ethical standards of this institution, and of the broader community in which we function."
While board members recognized Chesley's service to the University, they stated his service could not "overcome the serious breach" of Chesley's "ethical obligations".
The Board gave Chesley until 5 p.m. on Monday to resign.
Chesley reportedly did not submit a letter of resignation by this time. As a result, they plan to hold a special public meeting to consider a formal resolution regarding Chesley's continued service on the board.
The meeting is planned for April 18 at 9 a.m.
According to the University's website, Chesley is a 1960 graduate of UC's College of Law. Chesley served on the Board of Trustees from February 1985 through January of 1994. His current term began in 2009 and was slated to run until 2018.
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.