Monday, July 28 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:23:14 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 5:47 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:47:04 GMT
Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.Full Story >
Israeli jets pounded three Hamas sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 5:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:01:08 GMT
BY: Megan O'Rourke Vicious dog owners are the target of a new proposal that will be introduced next week by a Cincinnati councilman. Councilman Chris Seelbach said his proposal is different because itFull Story >
Vicious dog owners are the target of a new proposal that will be introduced next week by a Cincinnati councilman.Full Story >
KENTUCKY (FOX19) -
Kentucky officials have banned the sale of e-cigarettes to
Governor Steve Beshear ceremonially signed the bill into law
on Monday that includes penalties for minors caught in possession of
e-cigarettes, and fines for stores that sell them. Ohio and Indiana
already have similar laws.
In our commitment to balanced news, those in favor of banning
e-cigs for minors say the devices contain nicotine, which is addictive. On top of that, they say they're being marketed to young people, with flavors
like Hawaiian Punch, bubble gum and cotton candy. Plus, they add, there
are few studies looking at the chemicals in e-cigarettes, or long-term side
On the other side, e-cigarette supporters say they are a less
dangerous alternative to regular cigarettes, and that many of the vapors for
these devices don't contain nicotine.
"You can't buy cigarettes
until you're 18, so I feel that should be the same law with e-cigarettes," said
Amy Cochran of Cincinnati.
As of Monday, Kentucky became the newest state with that law.
"Senate bill 109 prohibits
the sale of nicotine, and non-nicotine devices to minors. That makes it
clear that youth have no business with e-cigarettes of any kind," said (D) Gov.
Convenience stores, gas stations and liquor stores all over Kentucky sell these e-cigs.
"It doesn't really come as a
shock to us. We've always did the 18 for tobacco, and we consider that
product as being strictly nicotine. That's tobacco as well to us," said
Eric Bollmann, an employee at D.E.P.'s Fine Wine in Fort Thomas.
Tobacco is Bollmann's
career. He's in charge of buying it for D.E.P.'s. They've always
checked IDs for e-cigarettes even before Beshear signed Monday's legislation.
"It's the same difference to
me, or most anybody else. It is a cigarette. It's nicotine for that
purpose," said Bollmann.
Health and safety is at the
forefront of this age-restricting law. Beshear says Kentucky has the
highest rate of youth smoking in the country. As part of an initiative
for the state's health and safety called "kyhealthnow," cutting smoking rates by 10% over 5 years is a big part of that.
are killing our people. They're hurting school attendance and worker
productivity, and they're substantially driving up healthcare costs," said
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity. According to WATE in Tennessee, the Sullivan CountyFull Story >
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity.Full Story >
Sunday, July 27 2014 9:32 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:32:04 GMT
The Lockland man who went missing on Friday was found dead in his car on Saturday. James Rolman, 72, was found in his car inside a silo at an abandoned trucking company at 205 Smalley Road Saturday in Lockland. Full Story >
The Lockland man who went missing on Friday was found dead in his car on Saturday. Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-07-28 07:21:57 GMT
A homicide victim has been identified after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday. According to court documents, Christopher R. McFerron was arrested after he fled from police on InterstatesFull Story >
A man has been arrested after leading a police on a low-speed chase Saturday.Full Story >
Monday, July 28 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:11:46 GMT
Since Israel's ground offensive began nearly three weeks ago a series of pro-Israel rallies have been held around the county. One such rally held today here in Cincinnati.Full Story >
Since Israel's ground offensive began nearly three weeks ago a series of pro-Israel rallies have been held around the county. One such rally held today here in Cincinnati. The main message expressed during today's rally was "I stand with Israel.Full Story >