Friday, July 25 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:24:59 GMT
French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali.Full Story >
French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the...Full Story >
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An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.Full Story >
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled new unrest in the West...Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:13:25 GMT
Police planned Friday to present their case to prosecutors on whether charges should be filed against an 80-year-old man who fatally shot of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.Full Story >
Police planned Friday to give prosecutors the results of their investigation into an 80-year-old man's fatal shooting of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:48:09 GMT
Prominent HIV/AIDS researchers were among the 298 victims identified aboard flight MH17. To honor their legacy, the Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation is hosting a candlelight vigil. We spokeFull Story >
The Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation to host candlelight vigil to honor top HIV/AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 18th, 2014. Full Story >
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced lawsuits against two Ohio home improvement contractors accused of failing to deliver promised services to consumers.
The lawsuits charge Michael Combs of Fairfield and Michael Evilsizer of Westerville with violations of Ohio's consumer laws.
The lawsuits state Combs did business with Granite Designs and Evilsizer did business with Buckeye Exteriors.
"Consumers gave these contractors thousands of dollars for work that was not performed as promised," Attorney General DeWine said in a press release. "We try to resolve the issues out of court, but when months go by with no resolution for consumers, we must move forward."
Granite Designs, which is no longer in business, offered granite installation services to consumers in Southwest Ohio. Six consumers filed complaints saying they paid an average of about $3 thousand for work that was not completed as promised.
The Attorney General's lawsuit, filed in the Butler County Common Pleas Court, charges Combs with failure to deliver, performing shoddy work and violating the Home Solicitation Sales Act by failing to give consumers proper notice of their right to cancel.
Buckeye Exteriors specializes in home window replacement, vinyl siding, and roofing. The Attorney General's Office currently is aware of six unresolved complaints from consumers who said they paid between $950 and $10 thousand for construction work that was not delivered as promised.
The lawsuit, filed in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court, charges the business and its owner with failure to deliver, performing shoddy work and violating the Repairs and Services Rule.
The lawsuits seek restitution for consumers, an injunction to stop further violations and civil penalties.
Consumers who believe they have been treated unfairly should contact the Ohio Attorney General's Office at 800-282-0515 or www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov.
Thursday, July 24 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:05:21 GMT
The Eastville volunteer fire department confirms a tornado touched down at a campground on the Chesapeake Bay on Thursday morning, killing three people. The volunteer fire department confirms three peopleFull Story >
A New Jersey couple was identified as the victims of a tornado that hit the Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton. Full Story >