A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes, but the world's most valuable company says it is complying with the laws and pays "an extraordinary amount" in taxes to the...Full Story >
Now that tech darling Apple Inc. has been dragged front and center into the debate over the U.S. tax code, lawmakers are hoping that the spotlight on such a high-profile company could be the catalyst for Congress to take...Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:02:49 GMT
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger? Take a look around Butler County. It's no secret the area is growing and developing.Full Story >
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger?Full Story >
Two men were arrested by the Middletown Police Department at a motel Wednesday night, accused of trying to sell crack-cocaine to uncover officers that was really deodorant.
According to police, they were contacted by a resident who received a note that told them to call a provided number if they needed "party supplies." The resident told police he believed it was a message to see if people were interested in purchasing drugs.
Police sent a text message to the provided number and requested to purchase an eight ball of crack-cocaine, which is 3.5 grams, for $150.
Police said Robert Griffin, 37, agreed to meet them at the Wesleyan Inn Suites on Washington Street.
Griffin, who is homeless, entered the motel around 6 p.m. and went to a room where surveillance was set up by police. He was confronted by officers and told to get on the ground.
At that time, he threw a plastic baggie with a white substance to the floor.
Griffin was arrested and charged with conspiracy to misrepresentation of substance as controlled substance and conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny. He is being held on a $5,000 bond and is expected to be arraigned in Middlesex Superior Court on Dec. 21.
When asked what he would do if the buyer realized the substance was not crack-cocaine, Griffin told investigators that he would run away but make sure to get the money first.
Griffin was dropped by Matthew Miramant, 32, of Middletown. Police had Griffin call Miramant, who was uncooperative with officers during his arrest.
Police said Griffin admitted to being at the motel to sell crack-cocaine and putting notes on occupants' doors at the Wesleyan Inn Suites.
Police seized heroin and two samurai swords from the vehicle. Miramant could not explain to police why he had the weapons in the vehicle.
Miramant was charged with misrepresentation of substance as controlled substance, conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny, possession of narcotic substance, possession of weapons in a motor vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
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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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