Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:42:39 GMT
Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.Full Story >
Opening statements in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial began Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt...Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Agents have made one of the largest crystal methamphetamine busts in southwest Ohio history, according to federal law enforcement officials.
Drug Enforcement Agency investigators arrested five people and seized approximately 16 pounds of meth with a street value of about $1.6 million.
According to a law enforcement source and court documents obtained by FOX19, the drugs were a super-pure form of crystal meth, known as "Ice."
Court documents further allege one of the defendants used his girlfriend and an infant as cover to help transport the drugs.
According to a grand jury indictment, the drug trafficking conspiracy began in July with the intent to transport meth from the southwest part of the country into the Cincinnati area for sale and distribution.
On September 27, the indictment reads one of the defendants brought the drugs into Ohio, using his girlfriend and child as cover in the car and then took a room at the Quality Inn in Sharonville. The defendants then allegedly met the intended buyer at the motel.
The indictment states one of the defendants allegedly had a backpack and bag, containing approximately 16 pounds meth, as well as a cooler in which the drugs had been brought into Ohio.
A short time later, according to a law enforcement source, agents arrested the suspects on I-75 northbound near the I-275 interchange.
Court documents also allege one of the defendants told investigators he had connections to drug cartels in Mexico, he could access large quantities of cocaine for DEA agents and had also been present during a cash transfer of approximately $11 million dollars at the U.S.- Mexico border.
Heriberto Albarran Caro, Bernardo Olivares-Cepeda, Jose Ayvar-Ramos, Alberto Sanchez and Ivan De Los Santos have all been indicted for drug trafficking conspiracy in connection with the September meth seizure.
Four are Mexican nationals, Olivares-Cepeda is a naturalized U.S. citizen. All remain in federal custody. A trial date has been set for December.
Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:33:32 GMT
A part-time computer science UC Professor is missing and his family is desperate to find him. Kentucky State Police says no one has seen or heard from Randy Russ since Aug. 17.Full Story >
A UC Professor is missing and his family is desperate to find him. Kentucky State Police says no one has seen or heard from Randy Russ since Aug. 17 Russ is a part-time computer science professor at UC.Full Story >
Friday, July 18 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:26:33 GMT
It's been an extremely difficult day for family and friends as well as officers. So many people were crying, upset as the body of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson was removed from an abandoned trailer.Full Story >
It's been an extremely difficult day for family and friends as well as officers. So many people were crying, upset as the body of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson was removed from an abandoned trailer. Coroner Gary Hargrove said Janaya's body was found in a bathroom.Full Story >
Monday, September 1 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:29:04 GMT
Dozens of celebrity photos, including some alleged images of actress Jennifer Lawrence nude, began spreading all over the Internet on Sunday evening. Find out how to keep your photos secure here.Full Story >
Dozens of celebrity photos, including some alleged images of actress Jennifer Lawrence nude, began spreading all over the Internet on Sunday evening. Find out how to keep your photos secure here. Full Story >
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:42:13 GMT
A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.Full Story >
Thirty-two teens "overwhelmed" their minders and escaped from a juvenile detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence, a state government spokesman said. Hours later Tuesday, eight were still on the run.Full Story >