More than 100 people were still unaccounted Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 476, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and...Full Story >
Fears rose Thursday for the fate of 289 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea.Full Story >
An Associated Press reporter says he saw a column of combat vehicles in an eastern Ukrainian city, occupied by pro-Russian insurgents and flying Russian flags.Full Story >
The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a...Full Story >
Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:13:05 GMT
Vicky Fible, Chelsea Johnson's mother stands on the far right Wednesday in front of the Hamilton Municipal Building. Gordon Graham/FOX19
It remains unsolved and Chelsea's Johnson family is frustrated with what they see as a lack of progress in the investigation and conflicting information from the Butler County prosecutor's Office and FairfieldFull Story >
It remains unsolved and Chelsea's Johnson family is frustrated with what they see as a lack of progress in the investigation and conflicting information from the Butler County prosecutor's Office and Fairfield police.Full Story >
SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -
Several homes were destroyed in Scott County Sunday after an unconfirmed tornado swept through the area.
Two Scott County brothers originally from New Zealand caught amazing video of the tornado near County Road 506.
It was a side of mother nature Joshua Gaul and his brother Franky thought they would never see.
"We don't really have those back home," said Joshua Gaul. "We never imagined it would come knocking at our door."
Owners of Cookson Seed in Morley, Mo. had just remodeled and now the business is destroyed.
"I'm actually a claims adjuster for Missouri Farm Bureau," said Brad Cookson. "It's something I deal with on a daily basis, but when it happens to your property, it kinda makes you realize what other people go through."
Cookson said they plan to rebuild the business as quickly as they can.
A mobile home on Hwy. 77 was demolished in Scott County.
"We started off with a storm spotter activation," said Scott County Rural Fire Chief Jeremy Perrien. "That gets all three of our fire stations and engines out. One of the engines spotted a tornado on the ground north of Vanduser and from then on, it just turned bad. One after another. I think there were a total of three reported tornadoes. The calls for service started coming in, reports of people trapped, homes damaged, homes destroyed. So on and so forth. Just trying to get all of the incidents answered and responding to all of them was difficult with power lines down, poles down, trees down, houses across roads. You name it, we ran into it. It was difficult, but we got it done with the help of other departments and agencies that responded quickly also. So that was greatly appreciated."
Perrien says there was a small path between the populated cities of Haywood City, Vanduser, Blodgett, and Morley.
Those who lost their homes say they are thankful their families are safe. No one was injured in Scott County.
"Now I lost my house, but that's alright," said Lavern Holt. "I'll make it."
"I kind of joked with I left Express Fuel, I said I hope I have a house when I get back," said Chuck Bridges. "But I didn't. It's alright. I've got places to stay, a good church family. I'm going to be alright."
"I looked off and I could see rotation in the clouds, Bridges said. "Everybody went in and I never dreamed it would come this way. It's alright. I was blessed. Everyone's OK. No one was hurt."
"I saw it was it was coming across this way, picking up stuff just throwing it all over the place," said Russell Turner. "Then when I seen the house torn down, I thought these people are going to need some help."
Turner says the woman who lived in the home he watched get destroyed is OK.
Six mobile homes on County Road 507 were damaged.
"Back of mom's house, her bedroom is completely gone," said Carl Rickman. "It's just a total mess out here. My uncle's house over there, it blowed out all the windows on it. Totaled his truck. The gentlemen down the street, I'm glad he wasn't even there because his house is over in the road."
"We just got to find us another place to live," said Peggy Weems.
Two cows were killed when the storm hit a feed lot with 400 cows. The storm tore down fences, barns, and trees. Crews rounded up lost cattle on Monday.
"When the storm came through, just a bad situation here," said Jeff Limbaugh. "Got fence right here just a direct hit. It just happened to be where the cattle was. If it had been a quarter mile either way they would have just stood and watched it. It had to land right on top of them."
"We'll continue to pray for those across the river," Chief Perrien said of the tragedy in Brookport.
Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:07:42 GMT
Duke Energy reports Wednesday afternoon that 8,818 customers in Boone and Kenton counties are impacted by power outages. For an outage map, click here: Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.Full Story >
Duke Energy reports Wednesday afternoon that 8,818 customers in Boone and Kenton counties are impacted by power outages.Full Story >
Thursday, April 10 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-04-10 10:53:05 GMT
A Harrison County affidavit WLOX obtained said a young girl's diary detailed the relationship between former officer Patrick Klis and a 15-year-old girl. WLOX also found online pictures of Klis and a young girl.Full Story >
WLOX News has uncovered new details about what led investigators to arrest a Long Beach Police officer for three counts of sexual battery involving a minor. A Harrison County affidavit WLOX obtained said a young girl's diary detailed the relationship between former officer Patrick Klis and a 15-year-old girl. WLOX also found online pictures of Klis and a young girl.Full Story >
Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:53:16 GMT
Authorities have identified the body recovered from the Ohio River on April 8. Officers say that the body of Glenn Patrick was found in the river in the 3600 block of River Road in Riverside near theFull Story >
Authorities have identified the body recovered from the Ohio River on April 8. Officers were able to identify the man through the use of dental records.Full Story >
Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:49:55 GMT
Authorities are investigating after a dead body was discovered in a remote wooded area of Highland County, Ohio. The Highland County Sheriff's Office discovered the body of Kenneth Shafer on Wednesday.Full Story >
Authorities are investigating after a dead body was discovered in a remote wooded area of Highland County, Ohio.
Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:06:38 GMT
A view of the Brent Spence Bridge from Covington. FOX19 file photo
Here's a summary of local road projects that were included in the two-year road plan the Kentucky General Assembly approved Monday. Boone County: Interstate 275 bridge over the Ohio River near Lawrenceburg,Full Story >
Here's a summary of local road projects that were included in the 2-year road plan the Kentucky General Assembly approved Monday.Full Story >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:31:13 GMT
The Cincinnati Reds and Major League Baseball will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday to honor the legacy of the legendary Hall of Famer. For the sixth consecutive year, all players and on-fieldFull Story >
The Cincinnati Reds and Major League Baseball will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday to honor the legacy of the legendary Hall of Famer.Full Story >