Saturday, May 18 2013 8:05 PM EDT2013-05-19 00:05:48 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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bronson Arroyo pitched five-hit ball over 7 2-3 innings, Joey Votto was 4 for 4 with a homer, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 Saturday. Arroyo (4-4) struckFull Story >
Bronson Arroyo pitched five-hit ball over 7 2-3 innings, Joey Votto was 4 for 4 with a homer, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 Saturday.Full Story >
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 >
NEWTOWN, CT (WFSB) -
President Barack Obama was in Newtown on Sunday night for an interfaith vigil at Newtown High School to remember the victims of a mass shooting inside an elementary school that left 20 children and six adults dead.
"Our world too has been torn apart," an emotional Obama said during the vigil. "We have wept with you. Newtown, you are not alone."
Obama offered his condolences on behalf of the nation to a community torn apart by 20-year-old Adam Lanza.
Before the vigil, Obama met with the families of victims and first responders to speak of the tragedy. Obama took pictures with families and their children and offered his condolences to all that had suffered a loss.
"We can't tolerate this anymore," Obama said. "These tragedies must end."
The 90-mintue vigil included several prayers, readings and speeches by religious and political leaders.
The Rev. Matt Crebbin explained why all the clergy and politicians sat with those who attended the event.
"We are in this together," he said.
Crebbin said he and the other clergy members were "here for all of Newtown."
"We needed this," he said. "We needed to be together."
A round of applause was given for the first responders as they entered the Newtown High School auditorium.
Distraught family members that packed the 1,600-seat auditorium could not hold in their grief as Obama read the names of those killed. He spoke of heroic teachers that did everything they could to spare as many children as possible from Lanza's rampage.
"God has called them all home," Obama said after reading the names of all of the children taken away from their families too soon.
Mourners inside the auditorium and those watching on TVs around the world said hearing the names hit home.
"It's not just names. It's not just a list," said Newtown parent Karen Rasmussen. "They are little kids. Hopefully we will take to heart what [Obama] said and the nation will learn."
Obama said we need to do better at protecting our children. He said that while no single law can eliminate evil, we all have an obligation to take any step we can to save a child or parent.
All members of the Connecticut delegation in Washington were present at the vigil.
Obama arrived in Connecticut with U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro and John Larson.
"I'm always reluctant about commissions, but I really believe we ought to have a national commission on violence," Sen. Joe Lieberman said. "These events are happening more frequently, and I worry that if we don't take a thoughtful look at them, we're going to lose the hurt and the anger that we have now."
Lieberman also discussed with reporters the restoration of a ban on assault weapons, which he said existed from 1994 to 2004. He added that licensed federal firearms dealers were good about background checks when selling firearms.
"But if you go into a gun show or you go and buy a gun from some antique dealer, you're not checked at all," he said.
Obama left Connecticut by 10:30 p.m., and Connecticut State Police said there was "sufficient security" for the presidential visit.
Sunday marks the fourth time Obama has visited an area ripped apart by mass shootings.
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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 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 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 >