Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:06 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:06:34 GMT
You can help those affected by the deadly, severe weather that hit Oklahoma Monday. Over the weekend, Missouri, Iowa, Kasas and Illinois also experienced severe weather.The American Red Cross is acceptingMore >>
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:42 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:42:15 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:38:01 GMT
(RNN) - After an estimated 26 tornadoes hit five states on Sunday, and a massive EF-4 tornado leveled the Oklahoma City metropolitan area killing 24 on Monday - more severe weather is expected to impactMore >>
The Storm Prediction Center at the National Weather Service believes there is a high probability for severe weather in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.More >>
The Senate is debating cuts to the federally subsidized crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week.More >>
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:47:11 GMT
- May 31 at 2 p.m., the ASU Honey Beez will debut on nationwide TV!- Free & open to the public! WHEN: Friday, May 31, at 2 p.m.WHERE: ASU's J. Garrick Hardy Student Center, near the Dunn-Oliver AcadomeMore >>
On Friday May 31st the ASU the Honey Beez, the University's plus-sized dance team, will make their national television debut on the Steve Harvey Show. To celebrate ASU will hold a watch party on May 31st at 2pm in the new J. Garrick Hardy Student Center located near the Dunn-Oliver Acadome & Shuttlesworth Dining Hall. More >>
CLERMONT COUNTY, OH (FOX19) -
A volunteer firefighter is being called a hero after saving the life of man's best friend.
Danny Redden, a Felicity firefighter, risked his life to save a dog from a frozen lake.
Dog owner Larry Trammel admits that his 9-year-old dog, Brownie, has gained a bit of weight over the years. She has gotten too heavy, in fact, for the ice.
Brownie was chasing ducks when she wandered onto the ice of a fishing pond. The ice broke under the dog's feet leaving Brownie stranded in the middle of the pond.
"I thought she was going to drown," said Trammel. "I knew I couldn't walk out on [the ice]. She was pitiful sounding, you know, barking and crying and fighting."
Trammel called 911. Moments later, the Felicity Fire Department arrived at the scene.
Danny Redden went out on the ice with a rescue basket while Lt. Scott Colyer held on to a safety rope.
"We went about five feet when the ice gave way and consumed every bit of my body," said Redden. "The only thing I could keep up was my head."
Redden kept swimming toward the dog and managed to secure Brownie in the rescue basket. Redden says his feet could not touch the bottom of the lake but his fellow firefighters pulled him and Brownie to safety.
Redden says he has never done a cold water rescue before. However, he credits the save to his training.
Redden, a dog lover himself, got into a medic unit to recuperate. Brownie warmed up in her usual spot next to the fireplace.