A coalition of Syrian opposition groups has confirmed its choice for a new army chief after the former military leader refused to step down.Full Story >
Syrian government forces seized a town from rebels near the Lebanese border on Saturday, their latest attempt to cut off opposition fighters' fluid supply lines, state media and activists said.Full Story >
Saturday, March 8 2014 9:15 AM EST2014-03-08 14:15:16 GMT
Olympic bronze medalist Nick Goepper. File photo
Nick Goepper's hometown of Lawrenceburg, Ind. and Perfect North Slopes are hosting a parade and celebration for the 2014 Winter Olympic bronze medalist on Saturday. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. on WalnutFull Story >
Nick Goepper's hometown of Lawrenceburg, Ind. and Perfect North Slopes are hosting a parade and celebration for the 2014 Winter Olympic bronze medalist on Saturday.Full Story >
A Carroll County man has been arrested and charged with the murder of his two year old son.Full Story >
PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) -
The Colorado River runs roughly 1,500 miles in length, the majority of it running through Arizona. Unfortunately, it now has the distinction of being the most endangered river in America for 2013.
The advocacy group American Rivers says population growth, drought and climate change could reduce available water in the Colorado River anywhere from 9 to 20 percent over the next 30 years. It's not good news for folks who live near, recreate or depend on the river.
"They should absolutely be worried. The numbers are not good. The Bureau of Reclamation study shows that the current trends are unsustainable," said Matt Niemerski, director of Western water policy with American Rivers.
The river is said to be the lifeline of the Southwest. About 36 million people depend on it for drinking water. Almost 4 million acres of land are irrigated by the river, which in turn grows 15 percent of the nation's crops. Millions of tourists use the river for various forms of recreation, totaling $26 million in recreation economy.
"Whether it's agriculture, whether it's municipalities and water management agencies, whether it's individual citizens, businesses, conservation organizations. It's time for everybody to start to sit down at the table and try to figure out what solutions we can bring forward," said Niemerski.
American Rivers hopes citizens will ask Congress to support funding of critical programs that address sustainable water supply in the Colorado River Basin and across the West.
Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.Full Story >
Friday, March 7 2014 8:01 PM EST2014-03-08 01:01:45 GMT
Police say that one person is dead following a shooting in Over the Rhine on Friday afternoon. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Friday on Hamer Street. Little information is known at this time.Full Story >
Police say that a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Over the Rhine while fixing his car on Friday evening. Full Story >
Friday, March 7 2014 3:59 PM EST2014-03-07 20:59:17 GMT
A local marine is dead after a shooting in southern California on Sunday evening. Police say that 26-year-old Steven Kohus, of Morrow, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene in Twentynine Palms, Calif. OfficersFull Story >
A local Marine is dead after a shooting in southern California on Sunday evening. Police say that 26-year-old Steven Kohus, of Morrow, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene in Twentynine Palms, Calif.Full Story >
Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew on route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.Full Story >
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn't located...Full Story >
China's foreign minister sounded a note of defiance to the country's neighbors Saturday over rival territorial claims, and said good relations with Washington depend on mutual respect.Full Story >
China will never make concessions in territorial disputes with its neighbors, while good relations with the U.S. depend on Washington respecting Beijing's sovereignty claims, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday.Full Story >
Thursday, February 3 2011 5:19 PM EST2011-02-03 22:19:13 GMT
New details have been released on a large drug sweep in Pierce Township, Clermont County. On Wednesday, a total of 17 people were indicted by a grand jury on 46 charges related to trafficking in drugs.Full Story >