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Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:44 AM EDT2013-06-19 11:44:45 GMT
How about this for a guilty-summer snack. Oreo is releasing a new watermelon flavor cookie. They are available at Target for $3 a package. The treat features a bright pink an green filling between twoFull Story >
How about this for a guilty-summer snack. Oreo is releasing a new watermelon flavor cookie.Full Story >
LEBANON, OH (FOX19) - Jurors heard from medical experts, including the Warren County coroner on Friday, the third day of testimony in Ryan Widmer's third trial.,
Widmer is on trial for killing his wife, Sarah, in 2008.
Prosecutors first called Dr. James Layne Moore, a doctor who studies epilepsy and sleep disorders for The Ohio State University.
Prosecutor John Arnold asked Moore about Sarah Widmer's medical history, and Moore testified there was nothing in her records to indicate she was anything but healthy. He said she had no history of seizures, and her family history showed no history, either.
However, during cross examination, defense attorney Jay Clark presented the idea that Sarah could have had a seizure as she was stepping into the tub, fell face forward, hit her head and when she went to gasp for a breath, water filled her lungs, causing her to drown. Moore said it was possible but that "Sarah was not a likely candidate for a seizure," but agreed that it didn't mean she couldn't have had one.
Warren County Coroner Dr. Russell Uptegrove took the stand after the lunch break.
Uptegrove performed an autopsy on Sarah the day after she died. During his testimony, he went through all of the injuries he noticed on her, including bruising to the back of her neck. He said none the injuries were consistent with CPR or other medical procedures EMS worker performed on Sarah the night she died. Uptegrove said all indications were that Sarah was dead when emergency crews arrived.
As autopsy photos were shown, Ryan Widmer bowed his head and did not look up at the photos.
Uptegrove said he could also not explain why there was a blood stain on the carpet where Sarah was laying, near her vaginal area. He said he indicated nothing in her autopsy as to how she could have been bleeding from that area.
Uptegrove was the one who ruled Sarah's death as a homicide.
It's unlikely jurors will hear testimony from Jennifer Crew, formerly known as the "mystery witness." Crew is expected to testify next week that Ryan confessed to her that he killed Sarah. Judge Neal Bronson has not yet ruled on if defense attorneys will be able to ask her about her criminal past during cross examination.
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:17 AM EDT2013-06-19 10:17:41 GMT
New this morning from Colerain Township - D'schon Powell is facing robbery and resisteing arrest charges in Colerain Township after he knocked down a store security loss prevention officer who was questioningFull Story >
A man is facing robbery and resisting arrest charges in Colerain Township after he allegedly knocked down a store security loss prevention officer who was questioning him about some items in a bag. Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:13 AM EDT2013-06-19 10:13:14 GMT
Police are in the 2400 block of Canterbury Avenue in Golf Manor investigating the report of two people shot. Few details are available at this time but canine units and an ambulance are on the scene. FOX19Full Story >
Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies and Golf Manor Police are investigating a shooting in the 2400 block of Canterbury in Golf Manor. Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:20 AM EDT2013-06-19 10:20:38 GMT
Companies from throughout the tri-state area will be looking to fill more than 3,500 job openings during a career fair at the Radisson Hotel in Covington. The event is Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ThereFull Story >
Companies from throughout the tri-state area will be looking to fill more than 3,500 job openings during a career fair at the Radisson Hotel in Covington.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:13 AM EDT2013-06-19 11:13:50 GMT
The Cincinnati Zoo will be taking a variety of animals to Great American Ballpark for Zoo Night on Wednesday, June 19 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Fans will be able to meet face-to-face with one-of-a-kindFull Story >
The Cincinnati Zoo will be taking a variety of animals to Great American Ballpark for Zoo Night on Wednesday, June 19 against the Pittsburgh Pirates.Full Story >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:34 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:34:44 GMT
Four people have charged for holding a mother and her child captive for years. Jordie Callahan, Jessica Hunt, Daniel J. Brown and a fourth person are accused of engaging in human trafficking. AccordingFull Story >
Four people have been arrested for holding a mother and her child captive for years in Ashland.
According to the charges, the suspects used beatings, threats of death and threats of attacks from pit bulls and large snakes to hold a woman and her child against their will for two years.Full Story >
Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:31 AM EDT2013-06-19 11:31:59 GMT
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is urging Ohio to scrap a plan that could put a highway through a beloved 80-acre wooded area that residents of the village of Mariemont use for hiking andFull Story >
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is urging Ohio to scrap a plan that could put a highway through a beloved 80-acre wooded area that residents of the village of Mariemont use for hiking and gardening.Full Story >
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:23:30 GMT
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her. Jayden Sink raised nearly $200 on Friday while she sold lemonadeFull Story >
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.Full Story >
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