Saturday, May 25 2013 9:54 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:54:18 GMT
(RNN/KENS/CNN) - At least one person in San Antonio has died Saturday during heavy flooding caused by rain that dumped more than a foot of water on some parts of the area. Police confirmed a woman's bodyFull Story >
Firefighters in San Antonio are still looking for two missing people after heavy rain and flooding swamped the area and left thousands without power.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:52 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:52:50 GMT
Memorial Day weekend began with a violent 24 hours in the City of Cincinnati. Two people were killed and three others wounded in four separate shootings. Despite the recent gunfire, the faith communityFull Story >
Memorial Day weekend began with a violent 24 hours in the City of Cincinnati. Two people were killed and three others wounded in four separate shootings. Despite the recent gunfire, the faith community delivered a message of hope.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:09 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:09:34 GMT
A group of concerned Tri-State residents joined a national movement on Saturday regarding genetically engineered foods and the seed giant Monsanto. "March Against Monsanto" organizers say they're callingFull Story >
"March Against Monsanto" organizers say they're calling attention to the dangers posed by genetically modified food and the companies that produce it.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:04 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:04:09 GMT
(RNN) - Two-year-old girls rule the world. If you in any way doubt that statement, you obviously do not have nor have ever had a 2-year-old girl. One thing that Matt Clarke made abundantly clear in a video heFull Story >
Two-year-old girls rule the world. If you in any way doubt that statement, you obviously do not have nor have ever had a 2-year-old girl.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 8:26 PM EDT2013-05-26 00:26:42 GMT
Police responded to a fatal shooting in Millvale on Saturday afternoon. It happened in the 3000 block of Bowling Green Court around 1 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found Quentin Snell, 21, inside a vehicleFull Story >
It happened in the 3000 block of Bowling Green Court around 1 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found Quentin Snell, 21, inside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was taken to a nearby hospital.Full Story >
Ohio Senator Rob Portman
(R-Terrace Park) has dropped his opposition to gay marriage, in part because
his own son is gay.
exclusive interview with CNN, Portman told the network "For me,
personally, I think this is something that we should allow people to do, to get
married, and to have the joy and stability of marriage that I've had for over
26 years. That I want all of my children to have, including our son, who is
Senator Portman told the network
his son Will came out to him and his wife a couple years ago. He made
this public with his son's permission. He also told CNN he had consulted with
former Vice President Dick Cheney, whose daughter is gay.
Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown
said in a statement on Friday that he's glad to see Portman's change in views.
He says he looks forward to working with him to ensure that all Americans can
get married regardless of who they love or where they live.
a true leader as someone who has courage and I appreciate that," Chris Seelbach
Cincinnati's first openly gay councilman, felt Portman's announcement was a
game-changer and he is not alone. Supporters of Freedom Ohio, a group working
to get an amendment passed that would allow gay couples to marry praised
fact that such a prominent, well-respected Republican senator said this from
Ohio, not only from Ohio but nationally I think says a lot," Mike Moroski, a
Freedom Ohio supporter and candidate for Cincinnati City Council said.
20 years of working with the senator, Phil Burress of Citizens for Community
Values says Portman called him Thursday night to tell him where he stood.
switch sides on a principal issue disturbs me more than anything else," Burress
said. "He has to consider whether or not he needs to be a part of the
Republican Party or not. The national Republican Party platform supports
marriage between one man and one woman."
think every time the senator's name comes up for a position or some kind or
another, elected or non-elected they won't deliver the little bio without
slipping this in. it's just the nature of the issue," said Dr. Gene Beaupre, a
political science professor at Xavier. "But I think it becomes less and less
important as time goes on."
Portman had not been outspoken on
same-sex marriage, but had voted for the federal Defense of Marriage Act. When
100 students walked out at the 2011 law school graduation at the University of
Michigan in protest of his position, it was after his son had come out to
chairman of the Ohio Republican Party says the state GOP will continue to stand
behind Portman. Chairman
Bob Bennett acknowledged Friday that there would be Republicans who will disagree
with Portman's decision. But Bennett
said he respects the senator's right to make up his own mind.
whether Portman's announcement would
change the level of financial support or help from the state Republican Party,
Bennett said, "Absolutely not."
Portman was unavailable Friday
for comment. An office spokesperson told FOX19 he was away on a
kayaking and biking trip with his boys.
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:23 PM EDT2013-05-25 23:23:27 GMT
BARDSTOWN, KY (WAVE) - K-9 Officer Jason Ellis, 33, was shot and killed on the ramp of Exit 34 from the Bluegrass Parkway to Highway 55 in Nelson County early Saturday morning. A 911 call from a womanFull Story >
K-9 officer Jason Ellis, 33, was the first Bardstown police officer killed in the line of duty.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 >
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 >
The Village of Morrow: 2013 Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27, 2013 Participants must line up at 10 a.m. at the former Morrow Elementary School located on Pike St., the parade is to start at 11 a.m. ContactFull Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:11:14 GMT
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m. TheFull Story >
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >