Thursday, November 8 2012 8:20 PM EST2012-11-09 01:20:37 GMT
WALTON, Ky. (AP) - One of the six seats for the Walton City Council is undetermined after two people on the ballot tied for sixth place. The Kentucky Enquirer reports that Robert McDonald and Olivia BallouFull Story >
One of the six seats for the Walton City Council is undetermined after two people on the ballot tied for sixth place.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:40 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:40:24 GMT
Among the devastation from Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. was two school buildings. So, are local schools ready if the worst happens? "It makes me nervous more than anything," said Jamie Klauke, theFull Story >
Among the devastation from Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. was two school buildings. So, are local schools ready if the worst happens?
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:28:57 GMT
An inmate walks away from a Lebanon jail. Officers are asking the public to be on the look out for Stephen Ramey. Officers say Ramey walked away from the Lebanon Correction Institution just before noonFull Story >
SR 63 is shut down in Lebanon while police look for an inmate who escaped from the Lebanon Correctional Institution. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:07 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:07:34 GMT
The Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross is preparing their Emergency Response Vehicles for deployment to Oklahoma. "We are prepared to lend our support when the time comes forFull Story >
The Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross is preparing their Emergency Response Vehicles for deployment to Oklahoma.Full Story >
The former head of the Internal Revenue Service heads to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, giving lawmakers their first opportunity to question the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups.Full Story >
Summoned by Republicans, a key figure in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups plans to invoke her constitutional right against self-incrimination and decline to testify at a congressional...Full Story >
Another large tornado has touched down south of Oklahoma City a day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK.Full Story >
Another large tornado has touched down in Moore, OK, south of Oklahoma City, killing at least 24 people, many of them children.Full Story >
BURLINGTON, KY (FOX19) -
The Boone County Clerk of Courts conducted a coin toss at his office in Burlington Tuesday to determine the winner of a Walton city council race.
Robert McDonald and Olivia Ballou both received 669 votes during the Nov. 6 election. Under Kentucky law, a coin toss must ensue in order to determine the winner.
At the toss, Olivia Ballou won after McDonald called tails and the coin came up heads.
Ballou had said on Monday that she thought it would be best if McDonald won because her husband got a job in Cincinnati and they would be moving out of Walton.
"My husband and I have recently found out, after the election, that we are going to be relocating out of Walton," Ballou said on Monday. "It's not fair to the city and it's not fair to Robert McDonald either for me to go ahead and take that position."
However, on Tuesday, Ballou said that is in fact taking the council seat because she doesn't know when her family will be moving.
"Since we are moving and our house is going up for sale in January there's no telling when it will sell so I've decided I'm going to serve on City Council since that was what I wanted to run in the first place for," Ballou said on Tuesday. "The only reason that I was trying to give it to Robert McDonald to begin with was because we both had won and I wanted somebody in there that the city wanted."
It was revealed to Ballou that she couldn't choose who her successor will be. She would have to be sworn in, resign, and city council would appoint someone to the post.
"Since he (McDonald) may not get it at this point, I want to be in there," Ballou said.
McDonald would have won the election outright had his wife made it the polls.
"She's getting just a few hours of sleep so when it came time for Election Day she said wake me up at 1 o'clock and I'll go up there and get it done," McDonald told FOX19 in a previous interview. "It was my job to wake her up, I didn't think it was gonna come down to that one vote, so I chose to let her sleep and get her rest and it came down to that one vote."
Boone County voter registration supervisor Rick Riddell explained on Monday that Ballou would have to declare that she was not going to serve out the term.
McDonald told FOX19 that he's disappointed.
"I was under the impression that she was not going to take it," he said. "I'll wait until she sells her house and hopefully they'll appoint me. If not, I'll run again in two years."
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.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 >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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