Thursday, July 24 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:22:38 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.Full Story >
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.Full Story >
The Boone County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that it has completed a two-month investigation into the widespread theft of copper wire stolen and cut from Duke Energy's utility poles and subsequently sold at recycling centers.
The sheriff's office six people are responsible for stealing miles of copper line by using tree pruners to cut it down throughout Northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio. The copper wire was then sold at recycling centers in Cincinnati, Arlington Heights and Newport. The recycling centers cooperated fully with investigators, the sheriff's office said.
One of the six individuals remains at-large.
Those charged with engaging in organized crime, theft over $10,000 and first degree criminal mischief are:
* Justin Matthews, 23, of Covington
* Casey Jones, 27, of Covington
* Derek New, 25, of Dayton, Ky.
*Robert Perkins, 24, of Elsmere
* Tiffanee Spivey, 24, of Independence and
* Rachel Merkel, 23, of Florence
Perkins, Spivey, Jones and Merkel were taken to the Boone County Detention Center in lieu of a $25,000 bond. Matthews is currently being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center. New hasn't been arrested yet.
BRADENTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - People are outraged after a Florida couple was caught having sex on a public beach Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people including children. Bradenton Beach policeFull Story >
People are outraged after a Florida couple was caught having sex on a public beach Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people including children.Full Story >
Monday, July 21 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-07-21 12:22:54 GMT
State officials issued an ultimatum at East Fork State Park last month, saying swimming in the lake is at your own risk. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources found the lake to have 3,000%Full Story >
State officials issued an ultimatum at East Fork State Park last month, saying swimming in the lake is at your own risk. Full Story >
Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:10:49 GMT
A man walked into the Engine 5 firehouse in Over-the-Rhine Wednesday morning, saying he was shot. He was transported to University of Cincinnati Hospital Medical Center but his identity and conditionFull Story >
A man walked into the Engine 5 firehouse in Over-the-Rhine Wednesday morning, saying he was shot.Full Story >