Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:38:15 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...Full Story >
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric is appealing to politicians not to be "an obstacle" in the process of transition as Iraq nears a deadline to select its next prime minister.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:22:40 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 6:33 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:33:39 GMT
Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...Full Story >
A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:19:58 GMT
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr,...Full Story >
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr, the...Full Story >
KENTUCKY (FOX19) -
Lawmakers in Kentucky still haven't approved
a plan to add calamity days to make up for all of the snow days.
This week, legislators couldn't agree on a
proposed plan, and this has some families worried about summer plans.
"I have a daughter who's a senior and we're
trying to plan summer vacations and activities and we're not sure when
graduation will take place. Beyond that, she needs a summer job and this cuts
into those days she can actually go to that summer job," says Theresa
Scroggins lives in Grant County and
says snow days have been piling up this winter.
"I've lost count, I think it's 22,"
The most recent plan from House Democrats was
to end the school year on June 1, but that was too far apart from Senate
GOP's plan. David Clark says with three kids in Boone County schools, they've
also had double digit snow days.
"We've had some travel plans that we've
already had to cancel, incur some fees from the airlines for changing it,"
Clark says the schedule for vacation bible
school at their church is also one of the biggest adjustments they have to
"We've had to change it from a daytime
program to a nighttime program because we don't have the resources available
during the day and of course the kids are in school," says Clark.
Some lawmakers say with negotiations falling
apart again, the calamity bill is dead, and Clark says this uncertainty is
affecting more of their plans every day.
"I hope they come to a quick decision so
we can make those plans and it would be great if they would forgive the days.
If they don't we need to know though so we know what we're dealing with," adds Clark.
Governor Steve Beshear has made it clear he
wants to sign this bill into law to give schools relief.
Now the bill may head to a new conference
committee to keep it alive.
Governor John Kasich will sign Ohio's calamity bill on Wednesday allowing
districts to use an additional four calamity days.
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.