Cooler Wednesday, Baby Left in Trash Can, Convicted Rapist on the Loose

WEDNESDAY: Possible early showers, partly cloudy PM High: 80
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mainly clear sky. LOW: 59
THURSDAY: Lots of sunshine and cooler. High: 75
FRIDAY: Partly cloudy and very nice.  HIGH: 84
SATURDAY: Partly Cloudy with storms.  HIGH: 87
SUNDAY:  Mostly Cloudy with chance of showers/storms. HIGH: 86
LABOR DAY: Good mix of sun and clouds with some storms.  HIGH: 84

KEARNS, UT (KTVX/CNN) - Police are investigating why a newborn girl, less than one week old, was left in a garbage can. Neighbors found the infant on Tuesday after hearing a sound coming from their trash can. "She heard something that sounded like a cat," Adora Nemitz said. Nemitz recalled what her neighbor told her. "They told me that they found a baby out of the garbage can," she said. "I don't even talk, I just shocked." Paramedics arrived and police soon followed. "It was transported in what was described as critical condition. It's in extremely critical condition, and it's being described as really fighting for (its) life," Sheriff Jim Winder said. An hour later, the infant's mother was escorted from her home to a hospital for medical treatment.

A convicted rapist, kidnapper, and robber is on the loose. The Warren County Ohio Sheriff's Office says 41-year-old Larry Tumbleson walked away from his halfway house in Lebanon on Aug. 10. FOX19 learned that the halfway house notified the adult parole authority of Tumbleson's disappearance and the parole authority started issuing warrants. But nothing was released to the public. It wasn't until the sheriff's office did a random check for warrants out for sex offenders that they found Tumbleson missing. "We want to get him off the streets just due to the nature of his convictions," said Lieutenant Eric Johnson with the Warren County Sheriff's Office.  In 2009, Tumbleson was convicted of rape, kidnapping, and robbery. He spent nearly five years in prison and since his release, he has to register as a tier three sex offender, the most serious classification.

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 Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager