Friday, May 24 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-05-24 11:00:22 GMT
As survivors of Monday's tornado that killed 24 people in Moore, Oklahoma, prepare to spend part of Memorial Day Weekend honoring the dead, the survivors must worry about health dangers stemming from allFull Story >
As survivors of Monday's tornado that killed 24 people in Moore, Oklahoma, prepare to spend part of Memorial Day Weekend honoring the dead, the survivors must worry about health dangers stemming from all the infrastructure that's been destroyed.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 6:32 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:32:47 GMT
Cincinnati police are looking for a pickup that hit a police cruiser in Avondale. It happened just before 4:00 Friday morning. Police say the truck hit the cruiser, an unmarked SUV, at Reading and Victory. ThereFull Story >
Cincinnati police are looking for a pickup that hit a police cruiser in Avondale.Full Story >
HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) -
Former Butler County assistant prosecutor and county prosecutor candidate Jason Phillabaum has been indicted in connection with altering grand jury indictments.
The ex-prosecutor is accused of asking a clerk to add gun specifications to the indictment of Tyree Johnson, who was accused of burglary, without the grand jury hearing the case. "We do not feel the state can prove this case beyond a reasonable doubt because it didn't happen", his attorney Mike Allen said. "My client did nothing wrong. In essence, the allegations are that in the Grand Jury my client authorized the additions of gun specifications on a case when the Grand Jury did not vote on it. We vehemently deny those charges. That did not happen."
A special prosecutor, Christopher Wagner, was appointed by the Attorney General's Office to investigate the allegation against Phillabaum after a special judge ruled the indictments were defective last year in Johnson's case. Johnson was later re-indicted, tried by a jury and convicted of aggravated robbery and other felony charges.
Phillabaum has been indicted on two counts of Forgery, two counts of Tampering with Records, Dereliction of Duty, Interference of Civil Rights and Using Sham Legal Process.
Phillabaum was fired by Butler County Prosecutor Michael Gmoser in February of 2011 and Allen says Gmoser is out to get him, "My client was an opponent of the current prosecutor. We have contended all along that this case was politically motivated. I mean, immediately after the vote was taken my client's opponent, the current prosecutor, advised him to seek counsel for this matter so you can read into that whatever you want to read into it."
Gmoser told Fox19 News that he's happy the Special Prosecutor took his time investigating the matter. The Special Prosecutor declined to comment.
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:32 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:32:20 GMT
A suspect was arrested Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man in East Price Hill. On May 14, officers responded to the 500 block of Elberon Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Upon arrival, police located ScottFull Story >
A suspect was arrested Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man in East Price Hill.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 12:47 PM EDT2013-05-23 16:47:43 GMT
The Kentucky Supreme Court has suspended northern Kentucky attorney Eric C. Deters for 60 days because of misconduct in two civil cases. The suspension marks the second time the high court has suspendedFull Story >
The Kentucky Supreme Court has suspended northern Kentucky attorney Eric C. Deters for 60 days because of misconduct in two civil cases.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:20 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:20:28 GMT
The Cincinnati Tea Party announced that it will protest the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. The protest will begin at Fountain Square at noon on TuesdayFull Story >
The Cincinnati Tea Party protested the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 4:38 AM EDT2013-05-24 08:38:10 GMT
(RNN) - A bridge in Washington has collapsed and at least two cars are in the water, according to KING 5 TV out of Seattle. The bridge is part of Interstate 5. There is no word on injuries. Copyright 2013Full Story >
A photo from the scene showed a man sitting on top of his car, which was partially submerged.Full Story >
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