Friday, July 25 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:08:44 GMT
An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.Full Story >
In a blow to hopes for peace talks, the Taliban's reclusive leader warned Friday that a bilateral security pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:34:23 GMT
President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...Full Story >
President Barack Obama met with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the stream of unaccompanied children from their countries to the U.S., as House Republicans tried to agree on their own proposed...Full Story >
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - Southwest Florida investigators are looking into a disturbing photo posted online. It shows a man holding a cat by it's "scruff" and pointing a gun at its head. The FacebookFull Story >
Southwest Florida investigators are looking into a disturbing photo posted online. It shows a man holding a cat by it's "scruff" and pointing a gun at its head.Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
The annual Findlay Market Opening Day Parade will kick off another season of Cincinnati Reds baseball this year on Monday, bringing with it dozens of road closures.
The parade will begin at 12 p.m. so fans will have plenty of time to enjoy the parade before heading down to Great American Ball Park for the Opening Day Game
In order to accommodate the staging area of the parade, the following streets in the Findlay Market area will close at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 31.
Race Street – closed between Liberty Street and McMicken Street
Elm Street - closed between Liberty Street and McMicken Street
Findlay Street - closed between Central Parkway and Vine Street
Elder Street - closed between Central Parkway and Vine Street
Green Street - closed between Vine Street and Logan Street
Henry Street - closed between Race Street and Dunlap Street
Dunlap Street - closed between Findlay Street and McMicken Street
Logan Street - closed between Liberty Street and Findlay Street
Due to streetcar construction, the parade route will see a slight modification this year. The parade will begin at the intersection of Race Street and Liberty Street, travel west on Liberty to Elm Street, travel south on Elm Street to Central Parkway, travel east on Central Parkway to Race Street, travel south on Race Street to Fifth Street, then travel east on Fifth Street to the demarcation area at Sentinel Street.
Beginning at 11:15 a.m. the following parade route and cross streets will be closed in advance of the parade:
Liberty Street- closed between Vine Street and Central Parkway
Elm Street- closed between Liberty Street and Court Street
Central Parkway- closed between Vine Street and Plum Street
Race Street - closed between Twelfth Street and Fourth Street
Fifth Street - closed between Elm Street and Sentinel Street
The following cross streets will also close at 11:15 a.m.
Fifteenth Street - closed between Republic Street and Central Parkway
Fourteenth Street - closed between Central Parkway and Race Street
Twelfth Street - closed between Race Street and Central Parkway
Court Street – closed between Elm Street and Vine Street
Ninth Street – closed between Elm Street and Vine Street
Eighth Street – closed between Elm Street and Vine Street
Seventh Street – closed between Elm Street and Vine Street
Sixth Street - closed between Elm Street and Vine Street
Vine Street – closed between Fourth Street and Sixth Street
Walnut Street – closed between Fourth Street and Sixth Street
Main Street - closed between Fourth Street and Sixth Street
Sycamore Street - closed between Fourth Street and Sixth Street
Broadway Street - closed between Fourth Street and Sixth Street
Access to downtown hotels within the parade route closures will be maintained and motorists should seek the assistance of a detailed Police Officer.
All parking within the closed areas will be restricted. Motorists are reminded to pay attention to any special parking restrictions and remove their vehicles to avoid being towed.
Metro will maintain service, but may alter downtown stops due to the parade. Motorists are urged to use alternate routes around the downtown area due to the congestion caused by the parade and heavier than normal traffic attending the Opening Day baseball game.
Streets will remain closed until it is determined safe to open, after the parade has passed.
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 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:38:42 GMT
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday. Jenna Montgomery and Jess Taylor both pleaded guilty to kidnapping, robbery and assault charges. MontgomeryFull Story >
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday.Full Story >
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 >