Monday, July 28 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:15:37 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 >
Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:53:24 GMT
Since Israel's ground offensive began nearly three weeks ago a series of pro-Israel rallies have been held around the county. One such rally held today here in Cincinnati.Full Story >
Since Israel's ground offensive began nearly three weeks ago a series of pro-Israel rallies have been held around the county. One such rally held Sunday here in Cincinnati. The main message expressed during today's rally was "I stand with Israel.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:50:53 GMT
Commuters and residents will see new parking lanes this week on Central Parkway downtown, in Over the Rhine and in the West End. The parking lanes have been shifted away from the curb to make way forFull Story >
Commuters and residents will see new parking lanes this week on Central Parkway downtown, in Over the Rhine and in the West End.Full Story >
KO OLINA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
A fishing boat based in Ko Olina was no match for some hungry killer whales. The charter vessel didn't reel in any tuna, but the captain and his customers captured shots of their rare encounter.
The sportfishing boat ‘Mahea B' was roughly 10 miles off of Ko Olina hunting for tuna and marlin, but something else caught Hugh Foster's attention around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
"We saw a couple tunas come up then all of a sudden these orcas came out of nowhere and started eating them. It was crazy," said Foster, the captain of Mahea B.
Foster grabbed his iPhone and started snapping photos. He counted about 8 killer whales chasing the tuna.
"There were a few that were bringing their tails up. One would jump up out of the water completely," described Foster.
"They are very good at pack feeding and cooperating and doing all that very sophisticated hunting in groups so they might have been corralling some tuna," said David Schofield of NOAA's Marine Mammal and Health Response Program. "We know that killer whales will pass through Hawaiian waters. We get calls or reports about them maybe every other year, usually on the windward coasts of our islands."
But little is known about the importance of Hawaii's habitat for the ocean predators.
"We have had strandings recently. There was a stranding of a killer whale near Poipu Beach on Kauai in 2008 and Shipwrecks Beach, Lanai in 2004," said Schofield.
The Mahea B ended up staying with the pod for 40 magical minutes.
"It's something we'll remember forever for sure. I don't know. I've been fishing my whole life and I haven't ever seen big killer whales like that," said Foster.
Schofield plans to send the photos to experts in the Pacific Northwest who may be able to identify whether the animals are from a known pod or population.
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 5:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:01:08 GMT
BY: Megan O'Rourke Vicious dog owners are the target of a new proposal that will be introduced next week by a Cincinnati councilman. Councilman Chris Seelbach said his proposal is different because itFull Story >
Vicious dog owners are the target of a new proposal that will be introduced next week by a Cincinnati councilman.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:23:14 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity. According to WATE in Tennessee, the Sullivan CountyFull Story >
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-07-28 07:21:57 GMT
A homicide victim has been identified after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday. According to court documents, Christopher R. McFerron was arrested after he fled from police on InterstatesFull Story >
A man has been arrested after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday.Full Story >