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 >
NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) -
Like many communities battling old man winter across the
tri-state, Newport, Ky. is finding its salt supply running short.
Workers at Newport's Public Works garage mix tons of road
salt with several gallons of beet juice. Public Service Director Doug Roell
says it is a combination that makes this precious commodity a whole lot more
"We're bringing the salt in," says Roell. "We're actually
mixing it with beet juice and sand. Beet juice will actually lower the
effective working temperature of the salt. It keeps the snow from compacting on
the ground and the sand just adds a little traction element to it."
The salt stored inside Newport's public works garage is all
the city has on hand and Roell says getting re-supplied with salt is proving to
"Our vendor is unable to get salt right now," adds Roell. "There's
a shortage and he's completely sold out."
Newport has managed to borrow salt from other cities and
Roell says they should have enough to get them through the next snow
Meanwhile, some Newport residents generally give the city's
plowing and salting operations thumbs-up.
"You know I see the trucks out. I think they're doing the
best they can," says Al Watts,
However, Terry Runion says he gives road crews a mixed
"I think they've done a decent job, you know," says Runion. "It
could be better. There are a lot of side streets especially that's been really
slick especially when you get up to the stop sign."
"They're doing well like they get the main streets done and
stuff like that which is good, but like my home street is on Oak Street and
that's a disaster area," explains Nancy Sherlock
The City of Newport is being very frugal with the salt it
does have on hand because one good snow event of 5 inches or more could wipe
out the city's entire salt supply.
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 >