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Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.Full Story >
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:51:13 GMT
Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.Full Story >
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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
On Thursday, some members of the NAACP Cincinnati wanted president and city councilman Chris Smitherman to step down.
A group of people gathered outside the meeting at the Unity
Baptist Church, calling for Smitherman to give up his post. They say it's his political background and time spent in City Hall that's getting in the way of the group's message for civil rights.
Outside the regular meeting, a group of people arrived early with
that message for Smitherman to step down.
"I've served this
organization for many years. I love the community. I love the
people, and I want to focus on civil rights issues. It's not a personal
thing against Mr. Smitherman. But, let's focus on civil rights issues,"
said member Franki Kidd.
That group is calling for
Smitherman's resignation because they say what he wants to do politically is
clouding his leadership of the group.
"There are a lot of issues
like high unemployment, the high murder rate, crime, safety, and we need to
focus on those issues. Mr. Smitherman, he wants to focus on, I believe,
his political career," added Kidd.
That motion was not brought up in
the meeting. But, Smitherman told us there's no such motion anyway.
"There isn't a motion.
There's a process that you go through. It's called an Article 10.
The national office recognizes it. If they want to do that, that's what
they go to," Chris Smitherman told FOX19.
He also told us the efforts of
such a small group of people are meaningless.
"There are 2,400
members. So when you have 30 or 40 people, what does that mean?
Nothing," added Smitherman.
Police were called to the meeting
on a disorderly conduct call. One woman was reportedly
asked to leave or be arrested.
Without bringing up the idea to
oust Smitherman at the meeting, other people say they fully expect this process
"I believe members will file
an Article 10 with the national kind of going through all the facts.
That's the proper way to do it," said member, Robert Richardson, Jr.
Monday, July 28 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:07:25 GMT
CINCINNATI, OH (WXIX) – A FOX19 investigation's uncovered millions of tax dollars lost to failed loans to dozens of private businesses across the city. Our investigation found the city's forgiven moreFull Story >
A FOX19 investigation uncovered millions of tax dollars lost to failed loans to dozens of private businesses across the city. Our investigation found the city's forgiven more than $13 million in loans since 2005 and plans to forgive more in the future.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 4:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:48:16 GMT
A man was airlifted to the hospital late Sunday night after a pedestrian-involved crash. Police are investigating the hit and run reported just before midnight in Butler County. Officials say a pedestrianFull Story >
A man was airlifted to the hospital late Sunday night after a pedestrian-involved crash.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:34:58 GMT
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A man has been arrested after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:25:24 GMT
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Papa John's will become the official pizza of the team. The pizza will now be served at Paul Brown Stadium and fans will be able to take advantage of giveawaysFull Story >
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Papa John's will become the official pizza of the team.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:19:36 GMT
The Colerain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery reported last May.Officers were dispatched around 2:15 p.m. May 22 for a U.S. Bank robbery at 9430Full Story >
The Colerain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery reported last May.Full Story >
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