Tuesday, March 11 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-03-11 23:51:52 GMT
The American Athletic Conference and the University of Cincinnati jointly released the Bearcats 2014 football schedule. The Bearcats, 9-4 a year ago under first-year Head Coach Tommy Tuberville, willFull Story >
The American Athletic Conference and the University of Cincinnati jointly released the Bearcats 2014 football schedule.Full Story >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-03-11 23:42:15 GMT
By GARY SCHATZ Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Buster Posey had a three-run homer off Tony Cingrani among his three hits, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Tuesday. PoseyFull Story >
Buster Posey had a three-run homer off Tony Cingrani among his three hits, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Tuesday.Full Story >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-03-11 23:23:39 GMT
A 32-year-old man has been arrested following a bank robbery in Florence, Ky. Officers say that the Chase Bank, located at 4899 Houston Rd, was robbed Saturday around noon. According to bank employees,Full Story >
Police have arrested 32-year-old Eric Billman, charging him with two bank robberies last week in Cincinnati and Florence, Ky.Full Story >
A British man who was supposed to take down an airplane with a shoe bomb in 2001 until he backed out of the conspiracy is set to resume testimony in the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law with a description...Full Story >
A British man testifying in the terror trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law said Tuesday he flew on planes over the Middle East and Europe with explosives in a shoe after the Sept. 11 attacks but didn't detonate...Full Story >
FLINT, MI (WNEM) -
It's a flyer intended to publicize a local Martin Luther King Day event, but instead it's sparking outrage.
And the controversy is drawing national attention.
In his 20 years as a business owner, Flint resident Victor McEwen says he has never experienced anything like this past week. That's when a flyer was released with the name of one of his businesses attached to it.
"To use one of our fallen giants in this depiction, of course without permission I'm sure, is just [a] racket," says McEwen.
The flyer depicts civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., wearing a large gold chain and flashing a westside sign. It's part of an advertisement for a party that was to be held at McEwen's event center in Flint this Saturday.
McEwen says after seeing the flyer, he contacted the man who rented his hall under the name Mid-Michigan Teen Parties to talk him about it but got nowhere.
"I wanted his reaction, and he did not agree. He [said] there was nothing wrong with it. He was trying to deal with younger crowd and thought it was the route he should go," McEwen says.
McEwen says he canceled the contract and gave him a refund but with only the name of his business on it. He says he has had to deal with the fallout. But McEwen says he knows he did the right thing by voiding the man's contract.
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Tuesday, March 11 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-03-11 13:40:00 GMT
Were you born after 1985? If so, Kevin Bacon has a very important message for you. A 7-year-old appeared on Norway's Got Talent and sang a chilling rendition of Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday."Full Story >
Were you born after 1985? If so, Kevin Bacon has a very important message for you. A 7-year-old appeared on Norway's Got Talent and sang a chilling rendition of Billie Holiday's "Gloomy Sunday," and Buckle Up Festival announced the complete schedule. Full Story >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-03-11 22:19:51 GMT
We'll have a warm and breezy afternoon with a sun and cloud mix and a high of 67 degrees. Find out when you'll start to feel those cold temperatures creep in on Wednesday.Full Story >
Temperatures soared into the mid 70s across the region amid loads of sunshine and a southwest breeze. Unfortunately, it won't last. Rain develops overnight with temperatures beginning a downward slide.Full Story >
Tuesday, March 11 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-03-11 21:05:49 GMT
The Cincinnati Bengals have terminated the contract of center Kyle Cook, releasing him to free agency. Cook was with the Bengals from a 2007 practice squad assignment through the 2013 season. Cook playedFull Story >
Calling it a surprise, Kyle Cook says he still wants to play in the NFL after being released Tuesday by the Bengals.Full Story >