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The U.N. Security Council has called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas.More >>
The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight (0400 GMT) Monday morning.More >>
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Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.More >>
A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.More >>
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A new staff member of the criminal justice system in Montgomery County is proving to be a huge asset in investigations and in the courtroom, helping victims open up about what happened to them. Her nameMore >>
We know canine officers are busy on the streets helping fight crime and now, there's a new canine in Montgomery working in courtrooms. She's helping victims open up about what happened to them and she is proving to be a big asset in the criminal justice system. More >>
Sunday, July 27 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:15:44 GMT
Palestinian militants have launched a big rocket salvo at Israel, endangering a unilateral cease-fire.More >>
Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.More >>
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A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >>
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >>
A lawsuit filed by
families in the Clyde Cancer Cluster says dust samplings done in the attics of
their Clyde homes in March revealed benzaldehyde.
The families allege
benzaldehyde is a cancer-causing chemical that was used by Whirlpool in its
"The filing of the suit
against the likely producer of this compound is to give Whirlpool the chance to
test our attics and then step up, clean them up, and in addition, make right
the wrong that has been committed against our community," said Warren Brown,
who lost his daughter Alexa to brain cancer in 2009.
Before Alexa died, Brown
made several promises to her.
"I told her that we would
find out why, and how, this happened to her, and that I would not relent until
every door and window was nailed so tightly shut that it could not be open," he
Benzaldehyde is defined as
a hazardous substance by the EPA, and attorneys for the families say it was
found in every single home they tested in eastern Sandusky County.
The chemical was not found
in any home tested in the western part of the county.
The lawsuit also claims
that benzaldehyde and other chemicals from the nearby Whirlpool plant caused
Alexa's cancer, and that of several other children who also died or were
Whirlpool Corporation has
released the following statement regarding the lawsuit:
"We are aware of the
filing and we are evaluating these new allegations. We will vigorously defend
Whirlpool, its employees, and the community against these allegations.
Whirlpool has been a part of the fabric of the Clyde community for more than 60
years and we remain committed to acting responsibly."