National News | WRHL http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491 National News 2015-07-29T09:06:54Z National News #version=9,0,0,0" width="300" height="54" id="CBSNews_v2" align="middle"> Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted Wednesday on murder charges in the fatal shooting last week of an unarmed black motorist who was stopped because of a missing front license plate. Ray Tensing, the 25-year-old white officer who shot Dubose in the head, "wasn't dealing with someone who was wanted for murder," Deters told a news conference. "He was dealing with someone who didn't have a front license plate. Eric Garner grand jury minutes to stay private, New York court rules A New York state court on Wednesday declined to release details of a grand jury investigation that led to a police officer being cleared of wrongdoing in the death of Eric Garner after his chokehold arrest in Staten Island in July last year. Lawyers for civil rights groups and New York's public advocate office in June called for the release of the grand jury minutes including transcripts of testimony, exhibits and details of certain grand jurors to better understand the decision not to charge officer Daniel Pantaleo for Garner's death. Senate Republicans aim divert Planned Parenthood funds in abortion dispute Senate Republicans seeking to cut all funding to reproductive health group Planned Parenthood over the alleged sale of aborted fetal tissue offered on Wednesday to divert the money to other providers of women's health. The Republican plan to take $500 million a year from Planned Parenthood and give it to the likes of hospitals and community health centers was criticized by family planning experts who said it showed a lack of understanding of how women's health services work. Alabama prisoner, in court documents, drops bid for abortion BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prisoner who went to federal court seeking an abortion filed a court document Wednesday saying she'd changed her mind and wanted to give birth, after the state had sought to prevent her from undergoing the procedure. Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shooting CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, adding that the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer." The Latest: Rally held for man fatally shot in traffic stop CINCINNATI (AP) — Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati police officer (all times local): US official: Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777 WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, according to a U.S. official said Wednesday. California firefighters hold blaze that jumped line NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground Wednesday, keeping a blaze east of California's Napa Valley from jumping any more containment lines, fire officials said. 10 Things to Know for Thursday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: California sued for failing to protect mentally disabled defendants Families who say their mentally ill and developmentally disabled loved ones endured rape and other trauma while languishing in California jails sued the state on Wednesday, saying officials failed to move them to treatment centers as required by law. The lawsuit filed on behalf of four families by the American Civil Liberties Union details brutal experiences of defendants who were declared incompetent to stand trial yet kept incarcerated in county jails, sometimes for months. "The law is clear that when the state prosecutes a person who is unable to participate in the proceedings they have to suspend the proceedings and send that person for evaluation and treatment – and they have to do that promptly," said Michael Risher, a senior staff attorney for the ACLU of Northern California. US court says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test CHICAGO (AP) — Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills. Ohio Cop Involved in Shooting Indicted for Murder Authorities release body cam video showing a cop killing a man during stop. Coast Guard says California oil slick will vanish on its own GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A 2-mile-long oil slick mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast on Wednesday, but unlike a disastrous spill in the same area two months ago it didn't send any damaging crude ashore and was expected to dissipate on its own. Massachusetts officials attend church service for Baby Doe BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts officials have attended a memorial Mass near the Statehouse for a young girl whose body was found in a trash bag last month. 2 houses from 'Breaking Bad' for sale in Albuquerque ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two houses featured on the hit AMC-TV series "Breaking Bad" are up for sale in Albuquerque. Prosecutors charge teen with murder in death of 8-year-old SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors charged a 15-year-old boy with murder, kidnapping and rape Wednesday in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town. Matson settles Hawaii's claims over molasses spill for $15M HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii-based shipping company will pay the state more than $15 million for a 2013 molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor. UN says too soon for new Syrian peace conference UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. point man on Syria said Wednesday it's too soon for another peace conference in Geneva and invited Syrians to hold intensive preparatory talks on key issues including a political transition and fighting terrorism. Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundaries of human survival. Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said Wednesday she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hung up as she sought aid. 3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show. Ex-Navy SEAL alleges anti-gay bullying by CIA workers SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former Navy SEAL has filed an internal complaint alleging the CIA bullied him for being gay during a work assignment in June in Afghanistan. Court bars anti-abortion group from releasing new videos LOS ANGELES (AP) — A temporary restraining order has been issued preventing an anti-abortion group from releasing any video of leaders of a California company that provides fetal tissue to researchers. The group is the same one that previously released three covertly shot videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the sale of aborted fetuses for research. Judge refuses to toss out US spying charges against banker NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge refused on Wednesday to throw out a spy case against a Russian banker, rejecting arguments that the U.S government was overreaching by prosecuting a defendant who was openly working as an agent of a foreign government. Police release video of traffic stop of Chattanooga shooter CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police have released dash cam video of an April traffic stop that led to driving-under-the-influence charges against a Chattanooga man who later went on a shooting rampage that left five servicemen dead. Prosecutors tried to commit man now accused in decapitation PHOENIX (AP) — The county prosecutor's office in metro Phoenix said Wednesday that it tried unsuccessfully to extend a man's stay at a state mental hospital before he was released from custody several months ago and became a suspect in the decapitation of his wife and mutilation of himself. Colorado shooter's mom: Silence was his loudest cry for help CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking about killing people weeks before he ambushed a crowded Colorado movie theater. Relative: Family shot after offering help to stranded driver BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A man who was stopped along a road on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation gunned down a family who tried to help him Wednesday, killing the couple and wounding their daughter, a relative said. Probe into California tree fall begins; kids seriously hurt LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation began Wednesday into why a 75-year-old, 75-foot-tall pine tree fell on a group of kids from a summer camp at a Southern California children's museum, leaving a young boy and girl hospitalized with serious injuries, officials said. 2 Utah ski resorts owned by Vail to be known as 'Park City' PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Two neighboring Utah ski resorts owned by Vail Resorts and being combined into one mega resort will be known simply by the name of the mountain city where it is located: "Park City." Oklahoma woman arrested for downing Jell-O shots while driving bus An Oklahoma woman charged with downing Jell-O shots of alcohol while driving a commercial bus has been arrested for violating state traffic laws, police said on Wednesday. Tammy Jones, 53, was arrested on Saturday on a complaint of driving while impaired as she was shuttling passengers in a bus at the Illinois River near Tahlequah, a popular summer destination and a drinking spot in Oklahoma. A lawyer for Jones was not immediately available for comment. Chinese national ordered deported in Pennsylvania testing scam A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Wednesday ordered a Chinese national to be deported for his role in a testing scam in which clients paid imposters to take standardized tests to win admission to elite U.S. universities. Biyuan Li, 25, who lived in Boston and had pleaded guilty to the scheme, was sentenced to five years probation and ordered out of the U.S. immediately. Li helped create a fake passport for co-conspirator Han Tong, 24, a Chinese national who lived in Pittsburgh, so that Tong could take a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for him, prosecutors said. Las Vegas attempts to tame rowdy Fremont Street experience LAS VEGAS (AP) — A bawdy gauntlet of street performers and tip-seeking costumed characters crowding Las Vegas' Fremont Street have been driving tourists away, city leaders said Wednesday as they moved toward imposing new rules to rein in the rowdy atmosphere. WRHL 2015-07-30T02:06:54Z http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491