Saturday, May 18 2013 5:53 PM EDT2013-05-18 21:53:20 GMT
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A monkey is on the loose in Clermont County. The State Game Warden of Neville, Ohio states that he is looking for a loose monkey. It is unclear at this time where the monkey came from. Any sightingsFull Story >
A monkey on the loose in Clermont County was shot from a tree on Saturday afternoon.
Witnesses in southwestern Virginia say a car has driven into a crowd at a parade. Several people appear to be hurt, but the nature of their injuries wasn't immediately known.Full Story >
About 50 to 60 people were injured Saturday when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 5:18 PM EDT2013-05-18 21:18:53 GMT
A 60-year-old man is recovering from a stabbing in Dillonvale. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department says the victim was an employee of the Apple Tree Cafe. Investigators believe that someone followedFull Story >
A 60-year-old man is recovering from a stabbing in Dillonvale. The man's injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Saturday, May 18 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-18 20:42:27 GMT
UC Health Women's Center in West Chester celebrated its grand opening on Saturday by inviting the community to tour its new facility The new building is located at 7675 Wellness Way, 4th floor suite 4000,Full Story >
UC Health Women's Center in West Chester celebrated its grand opening on Saturday by inviting the community to tour its new facility
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds have optioned left-hander Tony Cingrani to AAA Louisville and recalled infielder Neftali Soto. Cingrani made his sixth start in Friday night's 5-3 loss to the Phillies.Full Story >
The Cincinnati Reds have optioned left-hander Tony Cingrani to AAA Louisville and recalled infielder Neftali Soto.Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Should people who find themselves in jail just before the election be allowed to vote?
A non-profit public interest group thinks so.
The Cincinnati based Ohio Justice and Policy Center is asking the Secretary of State to make voting accessible for people who get locked-up the weekend before election day.
Under Ohio law every eligible person has the right to vote except for felons serving time.
The Center's Executive Director, David Singleton, says even people locked up in pre-trial detention have that right.
"People are presumed innocent when they're arrested," he said.
Singleton says he has sent a letter to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted asking that pre-trial detainees have access to a ballot or be slapped with a lawsuit.
"There are a certain number of people who are going to plan to vote in person and they get arrested they should have an option to be able to vote," he said.
FOX19 Legal Analyst Mike Allen says the Policy Center has a valid point.
"These individuals have a right to vote and I think a case can be made that they need to be provided the tools to be able to do that," said Allen.
Hamilton County Democratic Party Executive Director and County Elections Board member, Tim Burke, also supports the Policy Center's initiative.
"It would not be very difficult for the Board of Elections to do that. We do it right now for people who end up in the hospital, for example, unexpectedly on election day," said Burke.
In our commitment to balanced news, FOX19 talked to Alex Triantafilou, the chair of the Hamilton county GOP, who is also on the county's Board of Elections.
"I think it's ridiculous. I think it's a request for special treatment," he said.
Triantafilou says he doesn't mince words when it comes to voting access for inmates.
"Our suggestion is don't get arrested. We think this is the kind of rhetoric that's unnecessary in a campaign like this and it is never easier to vote than it is this year," he said.
It's not clear how much it would cost the state to provide inmates access to a ballot, but there are those who believe that right shouldn't be dependent on a price tag.
The Ohio Secretary of State's office says inmates, as long as they aren't felons serving time, can vote absentee by mail as long as their request is received by noon Saturday, Nov. 1.
Friday, May 17 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:51:09 GMT
Transcribed interviews conducted by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform are set to begin Monday, May 20th for five IRS employees. Four of those IRS employees are based in Cincinnati.Full Story >
Transcribed interviews conducted by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform are set to begin Monday, May 20th for five IRS employees. Four of those IRS employees are based in Cincinnati. Full Story >
Friday, May 17 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-05-18 02:45:31 GMT
Continuing our exclusive coverage of the IRS scandal, FOX19 has obtained documents of a fifth Cincinnati IRS agent who reportedly came after a pro-life group in 2009. The group was asked about prayerFull Story >
Continuing our exclusive coverage of the IRS scandal, FOX19 has obtained documents of a fifth Cincinnati IRS agent who reportedly came after a pro-life group in 2009.Full Story >
Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.Full Story >
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:44:02 GMT
A bystander is in hot water after a late night crash in Middletown. Police say they were called to Verity Parkway to investigate a head on crash, An investigation revealed that a car driven by DanielFull Story >
An investigation revealed that a car driven by Daniel Guy Rich of Dallas, Texas had lost control and hit a PT Cruiser driven by a unnamed 17-year-old girl head on.
Wednesday, May 15 2013 9:50 PM EDT2013-05-16 01:50:03 GMT
The White House today released over 100 pages of emails regarding the attack in Benghazi. So what do those emails tell us? Members of congress and the President himself say it's all a side-show. WhileFull Story >
The White House today released over 100 pages of emails regarding the attack in Benghazi. So what do those emails tell us? Members of congress and the President himself say it's all a side-show. While others say the truth has still not been revealed. So what is true here? Full Story >
Saturday, May 18 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:47:49 GMT
A fire badly damages an Anderson Township home. It happened early Saturday morning at a home in the 8000 block of Pine Terrace Drive. Fire officials say they got a call that smoke was coming from theFull Story >
Fire officials say there is significant damage to the home's first floor.Full Story >