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 >
Friday, May 24 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:18:27 GMT
A man was found shot to death in Over-the-Rhine overnight. It was just before 3A-M when Cincinnati dispatch received a call about a man bleeding from the head near the intersection of Goose Alley andFull Story >
It was just before 3 a.m. when Cincinnati dispatch received a call about a man bleeding from the head near the intersection of Goose Alley and West Elder near Findlay Market. Full Story >
(RNN) - Students at Penn State have found their school caught in controversy again after members of a campus sorority posted a photo depicting Latino racial stereotypes on a social media website.
Members of the Chi Omega Sorority at Penn State are seen in the photo attending a Mexican fiesta-theme party in late October. The members wore sombreros and Mexican-style ponchos. Others also wore fake mustaches.
Two members also held two signs saying "Will mow lawn for weed + beer" and "I don't cut grass I smoke it."
The Penn State student blog Onward State first reported on the photo. Blogger Evan Ponter wrote that the women in the photo were discovered to be members of Chi Omega after the names tagged in the photo on Facebook were matched to the sorority.
The Penn State student newspaper, the Daily Collegian, received a statement from Chi Omega chapter president Jessica Riccardi soon after the incident.
"Our chapter of Chi Omega sincerely apologizes for portraying inappropriate and untrue stereotypes," Riccardi told the Daily Collegian. "The picture in question does not support any of Chi Omega's values or reflect what the organization aspires to be."
Riccardi also confirmed that her chapter was under investigation.
The Penn State Panhellenic Council, the group of students that helps manage sorority member conduct, also told the Daily Collegian that they were conducting an investigation.
"The Penn State Panhellenic Council recognizes the offensive nature of the photo and is therefore taking the matter very seriously. We are addressing the situation immediately with members of the chapter in conjunction with their national headquarters," the council told the Daily Collegian.
"The Penn State Panhellenic Council does not condone any form of derogatory behavior from any of our members. Our Council and all its members strive to hold ourselves to a high standard and are disappointed by any failure to meet these expectations."
Some students expressed their disapproval of the sorority's actions by posting flyers around the university's campus that implies that members of the sorority are racist. Two of the flyers were posted on a window at the Penn State Greek Life office.
A recent study of campus ethnic diversity among national universities conducted by US News and World Report ranked Penn State at 193rd among schools with a diversified student body.
Penn State has 82 different fraternities and sororities.
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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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