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Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them.Full Story >
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,...Full Story >
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A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side. The crash happened early Wednesday afternoon in Colerain Township. A funeral procession was headedFull Story >
A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side.Full Story >
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The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. In January, Glen Galemmo admitted publicly for the first time thatFull Story >
The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. Full Story >
GEORGETOWN, OH (FOX19) -
The civil trial about whether to remove Brown County Coroner Judith Varnau from office began Wednesday Brown County Common Pleas Court.
Among the issues Varnau testified about was how evidence was handled regarding Zachary Adamson's Jan. 9 death. She said a gun was found on a fireplace. His body was between a bed and a wall.
She said she doesn't take fingerprints because it's not her job. At the time, she said the death looked like a suicide. She said Adamson's death certificate says the cause of death is pending as she is waiting on a report from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
Varnau said she does not take gunshot residue as that's not part of her investigation. She sent his body for an autopsy. She said she cleaned Adamson's face but did not do any DNA testing of Adamson's blood that was on him. She sent his body for an autopsy.
duty is strictly to go ahead and determine the cause, manner and mode of
death," Varnau said.
Attorneys for families have said there is a feud between the coroner and the Brown County Sheriff's Office. Varnau's
husband ran against the current sheriff in the last election and lost. The
plaintiffs claim it is that feud that is keeping Varnau from properly doing
Her attorney countered, claiming it is the sheriff's office
that is neglecting evidence at death scenes.
Adamson was found dead at his home with a gunshot wound to his head. Adamson's parents believe Varnau mishandled the investigation.
The Adamson family says Zachary Adamson's home was left unlocked and his possessions were not secured. From the moment his body was found, the Adamson family claims the coroner did not take proper steps to preserve a crime scene. Zachary Adamson's parents believe foul play could have been involved but without evidence from a crime scene, they will never know what really happened to their son.
Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstFull Story >
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:39:03 GMT
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison. Hamilton Prosecutor Joseph Deters announced the indictment of Blake Seylhouwer WednesdayFull Story >
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison.Full Story >
You may be a hot mess after reading some of these cray new words added to the Oxford Online Dictionary. While some of the new words are pretty amazeballs, others have us scratching our heads. Britain'sFull Story >
Britain's Oxford University Press announced on Thursday that they will be adding new words to its online Oxford Dictionary to reflect new language trends.Full Story >