Monday, July 28 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:27:54 GMT
Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.Full Story >
A suicidal maintenance worker with financial problems killed his wife and three children with a shotgun before killing himself over the weekend in what state police called one of the worst cases of domestic violence in...Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:55:01 GMT
Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.Full Story >
A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:51:13 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 >
Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave...Full Story >
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -
A teenager is recovering today after a fall into an open manhole.
Five days after the 14 year old fell in, her mother says the city still hasn't done enough to fix the problem and eliminate the danger for others. We went to the neighborhood to check it out.
Alexus Workman is starting her summer vacation on crutches.
"It hurts all the time. It's excruciating pain. It really hurts," she said.
While walking home from the store, she stepped on this unsecured manhole cover and fell in.
"I was crying and my leg was stuck in there. I had to pull it out. I got scraped up really badly. And my ankle got sprained," she said.
Neighbor Ladon Ruffin says this isn't the first time this same problem has popped up around here.
"They come and read the meters and they leave them half cocked, or they don't completely close them. Fortunately I caught my balance and jumped over it. But if I'd have fallen I'd have been in trouble," said Ruffin.
Alexus's mother tells 19 Action News Reporter Jen Picciano that she called the police, and shortly after, a city crew came out to place an orange barrel over the lose manhole cover. That was five days ago.
The issue now is that this is just a temporary fix and can easily be moved by some neighborhood kids. The victim's concern is that this is going to happen to somebody else.
"If I didn't have on the jump suit that I had on, because it got caught on something…I would've fallen all the way down in there," said Workman.
19 Action News called the city, to find out when this would be permanently fixed and safe again. Ruffin says he's already called them a couple of times about this danger.
Since we started asking questions about this, the city has since sent out a second crew to secure the manhole cover and make sure the area is safe until a permanent fix can be made.
Monday, July 28 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:07:25 GMT
CINCINNATI, OH (WXIX) – A FOX19 investigation's uncovered millions of tax dollars lost to failed loans to dozens of private businesses across the city. Our investigation found the city's forgiven moreFull Story >
A FOX19 investigation uncovered millions of tax dollars lost to failed loans to dozens of private businesses across the city. Our investigation found the city's forgiven more than $13 million in loans since 2005 and plans to forgive more in the future.Full Story >
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 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:34:58 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 >
Monday, July 28 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:25:24 GMT
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Papa John's will become the official pizza of the team. The pizza will now be served at Paul Brown Stadium and fans will be able to take advantage of giveawaysFull Story >
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Papa John's will become the official pizza of the team.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:19:36 GMT
The Colerain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery reported last May.Officers were dispatched around 2:15 p.m. May 22 for a U.S. Bank robbery at 9430Full Story >
The Colerain Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery reported last May.Full Story >
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