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to be the isis bomb-maker behind both the paris and brussels attacks.. the other 2 men seen on these surveillance pictures...were also identified this morning. they're brothers....khalid and brahim bakraoui...and are both presumed dead. and right now...this is a live look in brussels...they're observing a 1 minute moment of silence...for the 34 victims... we want to continue our coverage with fox19 now's robert guaderamma... continue our coverage with fox19 now's robert guaderamma... he's keeping a close eye on all the new developments.... good morning, a belgian newspaper is reporting najim laachraoui, the man believed to have planted a bomb at the brussels airport before fleeing the scene has been caught. we're working on gathering more details for you on what led up to the arrest.... turning to the victims, americans were among the injured during the airport explosions.
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from utah were seriously injured by the deadly bomb blasts. the members of the church of jesus christ of latter- day saints were accompanying a fourth missionary to the brussels airport when the bombs went off. friends and family members in utah say they've talked to 20-year-old joseph empey several times since he was hurt. amber empey parents of attack victim joseph empey court empey parents of attack victim joseph empey --sot-- "in line for about two minutes and then everything went orange." --butted with-- "blacked out...and then pandaemonium." --butted with-- "i'm heartbroken for everyone who passed away and everyone who got hurt." 60-year-old richard norby and 19-year- old mason wells are the other injured missionaries. listen to this, family members say mason wells and his mother were also present at the 2013 boston marathon bombings. in the studio, robert guaderrama, fox19 now. there are no specific credible threats in the united states, but security at cvg has been heightened after the attacks...
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sara...what are you seeing around the airport? washington ap - homeland security secretary jeh jay johnson says there is no "specific, credible intelligence" of any plots against the united states like those carried out in brussels. as a precaution, the homeland security department is stepping up security at major u.s. airports and rail and transit stations around the country. johnson says dhs officials are in contact with their european counterparts and monitoring the ongoing situation. security officials are also reviewing whether additional screening may be necessary for air travelers coming from belgium. belgium is one of 38 countries whose citizens generally do not need a visa to visit the u.s. and right now...this is a live look in brussels...they're observing a 1 minute moment of silence...for the 34 brussels...they're observing a 1 brussels...they're observing a 1 minute moment of silence...for the 34
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in the wake of ther attacks...wireless carriers are offering free calls and texts from the u-s to belgium. the goal is to make it easier for customers to connect with friends and loved ones who are in belgium. verizon, sprint and a-t-and-t announced their u-s customers can call and text numbers in belgium for free for the next few days. we'll have any new developments on the bombings... as they happen on-air and on-line fox19 now dot com. you decide 20-16 coverage now... donald trump and hillary clinton pick up huge wins in last night's winner- take-all arizona primary. but it's the only win of the night
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but in utah...ted cruz won more than 50-percent of the vote in the gop caucuses to take on the other sanders won the caucus....he also won the idaho caucus. here's a look the counts for the republicans...... trump widened his more than halfway for the nomination... and on the side...clinton has a 7-hundred delegate lead over sanders. democrats in alaska, hawaii and washingotn head to the polls on saturday. as heroin tighten its grip on the tri-state, one city is planning a new way to fight back. covington commissioners approved a plan exchange program. hours a week on campus in users can needle for one clean needle, and participants would need to be tested hepatitis and hiv. also help users find treatment. "this program is not intended to solve the
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region response to the heroin epidemic that we have in northern kentucky before being implemented... before being implemented... covington's plan must pass the northern kentucky health department board and the county's fiscal court... who will address it next week. we want to get another check on this morning's forecast. kara 2shot frank marzullo joins us with a look at the day ahead. looking at a dry afternoon with a sun and cloud mix increasing clouds this evening high of 65. it's going to get cooler going into friday because of a cold front moving in on thursday. look for rain showers and a rumble of thunder thursday morning with a chance of thunderstorms into thursday afternoon. the severe risk is marginal for storms thursday. daytime highs tomorrow 63 degrees. dry and cool with a high of 50 on friday. saturday staying dry a high of 62. easter sunday starts out dry with rain showers sunday afternoon high 65.
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weather, deadlines, traffic-- it can all trigger, a migraine. but before you reach for medicine -- there are some home remedies, that can help ease the pain. ice packs or a cold compress, can help reduce, throbbing and stabbing pain. having a cup of coffee, can also provide mild relief-- just be careful, not to overdo it. as for prevention, studies show that foods high in magnesium and vitamin b12, can prevent the debilitating headaches. so can getting to 7 to 8 hours of sleep, a night. kara 2shot after the break... the presidential hopefuls weigh in on the attacks in brussels.... dan vo and a school fight...caught on tape on northern kentucky... why the girl says she put it online...and the punishment she's facing. fox19 studio camera bump in
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buttermilk pike it's a story you saw first on fox19 now at 10... major problems at taxpayers footing the bill... dan dblbx our jessica brown is live at smale explain the issue.
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the major problem is that the city spent 120 million of your tax dollars here on the park but the city cant say whether your tax dollars are protected. cincinnati city manager harry black told city council last night in a report that "the city has been potentially placed at risk, financially." this comes after black ordered an done into the city park bord spending. turns out the city park board used agreements for building repairs and construct much of park. the problem is...that violates city law and could cost taxpayers if the work doesnt hold up over time...because the project was not more than 80 construction work and contractors were not bonded. at this point the he can't tell which contractor performed what work at this park-- now city hall has ordered an audit of the city park board's spending--that audit should be finished in may. our team has reached out to the mayor for an interview and have not got a response..we'll be at city hall today people responsible for this report and for the problems with the project. vo live now city hall has ordered an audit of the city park board's spending--that audit should be finished in may. our team has
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interview and have not got a response..we'll be at city hall today to track down the people responsible for this report and for the problems with the project. dbl box 2shot toss to frank looking at a dry afternoon with a looking at a dry afternoon with a sun and cloud mix increasing clouds this evening high of 65. it's going to get cooler going into friday because of a cold front moving in on thursday. look for rain showers and a rumble of thunder thursday morning with a chance of thunderstorms into thursday afternoon. the severe risk is marginal for storms thursday. daytime highs tomorrow 63 degrees. dry and cool with a
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dry a high of 62. easter sunday starts out dry with rain showers sunday afternoon high 65. i-275 at state route
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right now... miami township police in clermont county need your help finding this suspect... who robbed a convenience at knife-point! it happened early tuesday at the speedway on state route 1-31. these pictures were captured on a surveillance camera. if you have any idea who the suspect might be... call police. caught on camera - two teens fighting at scott high school. now the student who posted video of it online... faces possible expulsion. nats of fight ninth-grader... nicole williams... posted this video of two girls shouting at each other...before they started fighting.
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more than 16- thousand times. williams posted the video because.. she said teachers should have taken action sooner. and her mom agrees. "even when they were standing there arguing with each other none of the teachers go, "hey you go this way, you go this way. separate, stop it..none of them did any of that" > school officials say a teacher did eventually stop the fight... but the incident is still under investigation. a team of investigators will be dispatched to south africa today... after debris that might be part of a plane engine is discovered. crews will determine if it belongs to malaysia airlines flight 370, which vanished two years ago. based on early reports... the debris is believed to be part of an aircraft engine. the jet disappeared on march 8th, 2014, with 239 people on board. the votes in last night's primaries... were overshadowed by a day of terror in brussels. presidential hopefuls seized the platform to make a case to voters of how they'd protect the u.s. mary moloney. bernie sanders/ d
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candidate : "we stand today with the people of brussels" john kasich/ r presidential candidate : "today of course is a sad day for the entire civilized world." presidential hopefuls express sympathy for the victims of the brussels attacks. but where they differ -- is how to respond to the threat by isis. hillary clinton/ d presidential candidate : "we have to toughen our surveillance, our interception of communication, we also have to toughen, as you say, soft targets with you know, presence, there is no getting around that." bernie sanders/ d presidential candidate : "we need to have significantly improved intelligence, and that intelligence cannot be done just within the united states." ted cruz says police should be able to patrol muslim neighborhoods to prevent radicalization. ted cruz/r presidential candidate : "we need to immediately halt the president's ill- advised plan to bring in tens of thousands of syrian muslim refugees." donald trump renewing his proposal to temporarily ban muslims from entering the country. donald trump/ r
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candidate : "we have no choice...and you're gonna make exceptions on heads of state and certain people and i'm not saying you don't do that, but we have a real problem and people have no idea what's going on." cruz and john kasich both want stronger ties with nato. after trump said monday the u-s should rethink its involvement with the alliance ted cruz/r presidential candidate : "the day after donald trump called for america weakening nato, withdrawing from nato...we see brussels." john kasich/ r presidential candidate : "i would make every effort i could to nato alliance" asking you if the attacks in brussels way you look at the hopefuls.. join the discussion on the fox19 now facebook page. happening today -- the fight over headed back to the court.....involving whether or not the healthcare law violates the "religious freedom restoration act"...
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the little sisters of the poor say the contraceptive- coverage mandate violates their religious freedom rights. the hearing comes amid controversy over president obama's nomination of chief judge merrick garland to the court's vacant seat. the death of conservative judge antonin scalia could mean a 4-4 split vote for the court. starbucks just announced plans to donate all of its left-over food from its u-s locations. the company says it's aiming to contribute 100- percent of its leftovers to "feeding america"...which runs a national network of food banks. starbucks plans to give out 5-million meals this year. the company has invested in research to determine the best way to ensure food stays safe until its eaten. dan 2shot you're going to want to check your kitchen cabinets... a major food recall...is expanding. plus you don't need to be a driver....to make some money from uber...
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4-in-1 attacks three strong litter box odors, plus locks clumps tight. ... and now it's light. every home, every cat.
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new this morning... the u-s food and drug administration will require new warning labels for opioid prescription
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a black box warning... the most severe warning label...is going to be required on immediate release medication. additional safety labeling changes will also be required. according to the c-d-c.... more than 40 americans die each day from prescription opioid overdoses. "bumble bee" foods is expanding their tuna fish recall. we told you last week they were recalling their "canned chunk light tuna" both in oil and water because of a contamination issue. now the recall is being expanded to include "chicken of the sea" canned tuna because the product may be undercooked! customers are advised to bring their canned tuna fish back to the store. for a refund. the mick cronin to u-n-l-v talks are heating up... sources tell the fox19 the u-c head basketball coach wants to make up his mind this week. cronin has not formally interviewed with the school. that could change. we also confirmed the nevada board of trustees is working on a contract just in case cronin decides to make the move. get ready for cute overload....it's national puppy day!
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celebrate one of the most delightful stages in a canine's life. the holiday was created to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives. it's also a day to raise awareness of puppies in shelters in need of care and homes. we want to see photos of your pup! upload them using the fox19 now mobile app... or email a picture to pix at fox19 now dot com. another historic trip today...for president obama... and we're continuing to news out of brussels...where yesterday's attacks...is no in custody. robert guaderama is following the latest on his arrest...next!
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kara 2 shot good morning -- there's more to life than the climb. there's the view.
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let's get our first look at the forecast with meteorologist look at the forecast with meteorologist frank marzullo. looking at a dry afternoon with a sun and cloud mix increasing clouds this evening high of 65. it's going to get cooler going into friday because of a cold front moving in on thursday. look for rain showers and a rumble of thunder thursday morning with a chance of thunderstorms into thursday afternoon. the severe risk is marginal for storms thursday. daytime highs tomorrow 63 degrees.
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high of 50 on friday. saturday staying dry a high of 62. easter sunday starts out dry with rain showers sunday afternoon high 65. 275 at hamilton... in a show of support for
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in a show of support for brussels...major landmarks around the world are lighting up with the colors of the belgian flag... and that includes the cincinnati sign outside the duke energy convention center and we're following major breaking news surrounding the attacks...and the massive manhunt for the main suspect. fox19 now's robert guaderamma joins
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right. he's known as europe's most wanted man because of his suspected involvement in the attacks and now brussels bombings. police say najim laachraoui, was this morning in laachraoui is also suspected of building bombs used in the paris attacks. the two alleged suicide bombers you see here have been identified as brothers khalid and brahim el bakraoui. this surveillance photo of the three men was released yesterday, a taxi driver came he drove the men to the airport. the driver, gave police the address where he picked the men up. a police raid of that home discovered a nail bomb, chemical products and an since, authorities men's footsteps in hopes that would lead them to laachraoui. we're awaiting a press conference, we'll bring you the very latest on tv and online. in the studio, robert
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airports around the country are adding additional security measures following the brussels attacks. dan dblbx fox 19 now's - sara celi joins us live from c-v-g to continue our team coverage. washington ap - homeland security secretary jeh jay johnson says there is no "specific, credible intelligence" of any plots against the united states like those carried out in brussels. as a precaution, the homeland security department is stepping up security at major u.s. airports and rail and transit stations around johnson says dhs contact with their counterparts and monitoring the ongoing situation. security officials are also reviewing whether additional screening may be necessary for air travelers coming from belgium. belgium is one of 38 countries whose citizens generally do not need a visa to visit the u.s. nearly 20 u-c students are safe this morning.. after traveling near
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traveling near brussels. meanwhile a northern kentucky grad student had a very close call-- she was actually at the airport during the attacks. "when i looked into the departure area i could see evidence of an explosion and very bad devastation, and at that point i realized there had to be casualties given the magnitude of the explosion." notre dame academy grad alison talkers is studying abroad. she and her friend were among the people held in the baggage area as emergency crews evacuated the bomb site... she says she is now staying at a friend's house in another city. we'll continue to update you on the arrest...as well as any travel alerts on our website... we have it all in one place....at fox19now dot com. we're following breaking news closer to home... the larosa's in greendale will be closed for a week...after a fire this morning. crews arrived to the restaurant on flossie drive just before 4. investigators say someone threw a
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restaurant...and that ignited the flames. no word right now on a damage estimate. new this morning.. two people were hurt after a car went off the highway and over an embankment in fort thomas. i-275 westbound was closed just past the combs hehl bridge overnight as crews investigated. we're told a man and woman were taken to a local hospital.. no word on their conditions. it's not clear how the vehicle went through the guardrail and down the embankment. morning.. a man has been taken to the hospital following a crash and car fire in north avondale. crews were called to victory parkway and ledgewood drive overnight. we're hearing reports the driver was pulled from the vehicle by firefighters... no word on his condition this morning. these stories never get old... a naval officer who spent the last 7 months deployed in japan...makes a surprise visit at school i miss you guys....crying
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months in the making. chief petty officer rodriguez hope says a lot has changed while he was away from 10- year-old jarod and seven-year-old malik. "got taller and his hair grew. it's surreal you know, i never thought this day would come, it's been a long time, you know." after reconnecting with his sons, it was off to oakland junior- senior high to surprise his daughter, jalana. hope has been deployed eight times, and says he looks forward to taking the family to disney world. still ahead...it's prom season... wait until you see one prom-proposal that's going viral... and a pregnancy announcement...go ne horribly wrong. why you should pay extra attention...before you press send! sot "now with the fox19 mobile app, you'll never be without fox19 news. from fox19.com to text
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a high school football star in florida didn't let his battle with cancer stop him from planning a big prom surprise for his girlfriend. 17-year-old tashawn manning has been fighting leukemia since november. but he still wanted to do something special for girlfriend victoria green. manning has been spent a lot of time in the hospital receiving chemotherapy treatments ... and that's where he launched his surprise. the couple will be
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high school prom on april 23rd. a baby announcement has the internet buzzing... teresa lashley was sharing the good news of the birth of her grandson, but oops... she texted a wrong number. the man texted back his congratulations -- but told her she had the wrong number-- teresa continued texting him.. so he asked for the hospital and room number. derrick and dennis williams surprised the family at the hospital.. and even brought gifts. a strange delivery to the u-d campus library... dan vo and this is no ordinary teddy bear... wait until you see what was found
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similar programs, but the pay-outs in uber's new offer are particularly high. happening today washington, d.c.'s famed cherry blossoms will reach their full bloom today...and it could last for up to 10 days. more than a million expected to attend national cherry blossom festival...which runs through april 17th. a ribbon cutting ceremony will open the brand new findlay kitchen. the shared-use kitchen space on elm street is a non-profit organization that'll support local food entrepreneurs... it will provide affordable access to commercial- grade kitchen equipment and ample storage space, in a licensed kitchen facility. parents...we've all been there...our kids have overdue library books...but imagine paying 350 dollars for it!
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former student who checked out the "history of the crusades" in 1967... returned the book this week... with an apology. james phillips checked out the book as a freshman before leaving school to join the u-s marines. he says the book, along with his other belongings were sent to his parents home in minnesota... where they remained until his parents died. u-d says they won't send him the bill... adlib 4shot
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looking at a dry afternoon with a sun and cloud mix increasing clouds this evening high of 65. it's going to get cooler going into friday because of a cold front moving in on thursday. look for rain showers and a rumble of thunder thursday morning with a chance of thunderstorms into thursday afternoon. the severe risk is marginal for storms thursday. daytime highs tomorrow 63 degrees. dry and cool with a high of 50 on friday. saturday staying dry a high of 62. easter sunday starts out dry with rain showers sunday afternoon high 65. a live look at 71-75 at donaldson road in erlanger...
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at donaldson road in erlanger... there are reports of an accident... we're working on getting you new details... a clerk at a columbus shipping business... stops a man's plan to ship drugs.. inside a child's toy! police say the cuddly, pink teddy bear was filled with more than
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hidden inside.. liquid codeine-- you can only get it with a prescription. investigators say a man asked to send the toy to memphis, tennesseee.. the clerk noticed he was acting strange. "she noticed it was heavy and it seemed odd to her. just as things went along, he was giving bad information for his address, she was just very suspicious." "we have no idea where it came from. this bottle was not labeled for prescription, it wasn't issued by a doctor. it's not something that somebody took from their mother." the man took off... police have now alerted other nearby businesses shipping request. are big questions about the construction of a mistakes that could leave taxpayers paying millions of dollars . dan dblbx our jessica brown riverfront park to explain. live the major problem is that the city spent 120 million of your tax dollars here on the park but the city cant say whether your tax dollars are protected. cincinnati city manager harry black told city
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"the city has been potentially placed at risk, financially." this comes after black ordered an investigation to be done into the city park bord spending. turns out the city park board used agreements for building repairs and maintenance to construct much of smale riverfront park. the problem is...that violates city law and could cost taxpayers if the work doesnt hold up over time...because the project was not competitively bid on more than 80 million dollars in construction work and contractors were not bonded. at this point the city manager says contractor performed what now city hall has ordered an audit of board's spending--that audit our team has reached out to the mayor for an response..we'll be to track down the for this report and for the problems with the project. vo live the aftermath of
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the aftermath of terrorism how to help your children after an act of terrorism, it can be difficult for both adults and children alike to feel safe. here are some ways you can help your during these troubling times. be the example " children often interpret emotions and reactions by modeling a parent. they pick up on the tensions and changes in attitudes we experience and react to those changes. while trying to be aware of your child's feelings, be sure to be mindful of your own. " remind your children that
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are not the norm and that adults are working together to protect them from harm. " talk with your children about how people help others during terrible times, how communities come together, and why stereotyping others is wrong. " people of all ages find security in everyday routines it gives us a sense of control over our surroundings. sticking to your routines will help your child feel cared for and safe. have open, honest discussions " asking your child if he or she wants to talk is always a good first step. opening the doors for conversation can take the pressure off children who may be struggling to ask the right questions or make
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feelings. " traumatic events can often be confusing and filled with dense information. breaking the news down into simpler, more age- appropriate information can help your child to comprehend the situation. once your child has a clearer understanding, he will be able to ask more questions and verbalize what he is feeling. " feel comfortable with your answers. if your child is asking questions, gauge how much information or detail you will want to disclose. keeping your answers age- appropriate, while still holding to the truth, is important. if your child doesn't hear it from you, she may hear it from a
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see it online. " allow for play options like drawing or coloring. play is often a way for young children to work on making sense in a confusing world. continued allow for media exposure, but in moderation " too much information can be frightening and overwhelming, while too little can leave a child feeling insecure or that news is being kept from him. finding a healthy balance is important. " keep in mind that children have much more access to information than ever before. news spreads quickly through facebook, twitter and snapchat. " educate yourself on the many forms of media and be sure that your child is using them age- appropriately and in moderation. watch for changes in your child's behavior " children can often present with anxiety symptoms in a variety of ways. be sure to look for any changes in sleep patterns, eating behaviors, physical ailments or mood changes. " keep in mind that not all children may be able to express themselves verbally. " above all else, make sure your child knows that you are there for her when she is frightened, worried or confused. just ahead in our eight o'clock
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adele's touching tribute to the victims in brussels. we'll show that to you... vo and circue du soleil is here to talk about their latest show coming to cincinnati! show open
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and i'm dan wells. meteorologist frank marzullo joins us with a snapshot of your forecast. looking at a dry afternoon with a sun and cloud mix increasing clouds this evening high of 65. it's going to get cooler going into friday because of a cold front moving in on thursday. look for rain showers and a rumble of thunder thursday morning with a chance of thunderstorms into thursday afternoon. the severe risk is marginal for storms thursday. daytime highs tomorrow 63 degrees. dry and cool with a high of 50 on friday. saturday staying dry a high of 62. easter sunday starts out dry with rain showers sunday afternoon high 65.
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new details breaking overnight, in the manhunt for an islamic state suspect... seen here in in a security image, released by the two men on the left, are believed to be 2 brothers -- both suicide bombers at the
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right -- is now identified as 24- year-old najim na-jeem laachraoui la-shrow-ee . he has been linked to last november's paris attacks. investigators, saying he may have been arrested... with conflicted reports at this hour. our robert guaderrama has been on this story all morning. he's live in studio with the latest details. good morning, according to the belgian newspaper that initially reported the suspect was arrested has retracted that report. vo the newspaper had reporter najim laachraoui, was arrested earlier this morning in brussels but have since said they got it wrong. police did make an arrest, however that specific person taken into custody was not laachraoui. a police press conference should take place any moment now to clear up the confusion. laachraoui is suspected of leaving a bomb at the aiport before fleeing the scene. he is also suspected of building bombs used
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live we're monitoring this situation and will keep you posted. in the studio, robert guaderrama, fox9 now. belgium's main airport in brussels will be closed until at least thursday. meantime... u-s homeland security secretary jeh johnson has said that there's no credible or specific threat of any similair attack here on u.s. soil... however, the state department is asking americans to 'stay vigilant' in large, public gatherings. dan dblbx our sara celi is live at c-v-g this morning, with how officials there, are stepping up safety measures. washington ap - homeland security secretary jeh jay johnson says there is no "specific, credible intelligence" of any plots against the united states like those carried out in brussels. as a precaution, the homeland security department is stepping up security at major u.s. airports and rail and transit stations around the country. johnson says dhs officials are in contact with their european counterparts and monitoring the ongoing situation. security officials are also reviewing whether additional screening may be necessary for air travelers coming from belgium.
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citizens generally do not need a visa to visit the u.s. a family in lexington, kentucky is on edge this morning... still this morning... they're still not unable to reach loved ones this morning.... who were at the brussels airport around the time of the attack. stephanie shults graduated from transylvania university... she and her husband justin have been living in belgium. the pair had just dropped off stephanie's mother at the airport when the blasts occurred. stephanie's aunt says her sister is fine... but they still cannot reach stephanie or justin. "we don't know for sure if my niece and her husband had been able to get out of the airport or if they were still in the airport at that point. but all they can really do is go from
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looking at the list of people that have been identified as injured. we do know they're not on the casualty list yet" we'll continue to update you on the search for the missing couple.. as alway, you can find the latest information anytime, on fox19 now dot com. more local news for you now. miami township - police in clermont county need your help finding this suspect... who robbed a convenience store at knife-point! it happened at the speedway gas station on state route 131. here's a look at surveillance photos. if you have any idea who the suspect might be... call police. new this morning... an unmanned cargo ship is now headed towards the i-s-s, after launching from cape canavral late last night. the rocket will stay at the space station until may... then nasa engineers will set off a blaze inside the capsule, to test how large flames behave in space. in the past, nasa has set off tiny, controlled fires,
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first of its kind inside a space capsule. coming up... big questions this morning, aimed at one of the city's most beloved parks...could it put cincinnati, at financial risk? plus... a behind- the-scenes look at cirque du soleil's new show -- coming to cincinati. how it was inspired by david cameron's "avatar" sponsored reopen wonder, grace and world-renowned
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wonder, grace and world-renowned athletic ability. cirque du soleil started as a group of street performers and now its performances can be seen all over the world. kristi hughes, puppeteer with toruk, the 1st flight tells about the show coming to cincinnati. guest: kristi hughes, a puppeteer currently touring with the toruk the first flight production " during the interview, hughes can talk about the show, her role, the creation process, how she got into puppeteering, etc. she can also show props/visuals. show synopsis toruk the first flight a live multimedia immersive spectacle that brings to the stage the breathtaking world of james
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seen before. talking points cirque du soleil background information " from a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, cirque du soleil is a major qubecbased organization providing highquality artistic entertainment. " cirque du soleil has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 artists from more than 50 different countries. " toruk the first flight is a live immersive multimedia spectacle that brings to the stage the breathtaking world of james cameron's avatar. " inspired by avatar, toruk is set thousands of years before the events in the film. event info toruk the first flight may 4-8 us bank arena " tickets for toruk the first flight start at $35 and are on sale now at https: weather now looking at a dry
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looking at a dry afternoon with a sun and cloud mix increasing clouds this evening high of 65. it's going to get cooler going into friday because of a cold front moving in on thursday. look for rain showers and a rumble of thunder thursday morning with a chance of thunderstorms into thursday afternoon. the severe risk is marginal for storms thursday. daytime highs tomorrow 63 degrees. dry and cool with a high of 50 on friday. saturday staying dry a high of 62. easter sunday starts out dry with rain showers sunday afternoon high 65. 71/75 at dixie...slow northbound into
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the city cincinnati officials have a lot of questions regarding money spent to build smale riverfront park. the question this morning... could the park's construction, be putting cincinnati at financial risk? our jessica brown is live to explain. dblbx live the major problem is that the city spent 120 million of your tax dollars here on the park but the city cant say whether your tax dollars are protected. cincinnati city manager harry black told city council last night in a report that "the city has been potentially placed at risk, financially." this comes after black ordered an investigation to be done into the city park bord spending. turns out the city park board used
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maintenance to construct much of smale riverfront park. the problem is...that violates city law and could cost taxpayers if the work doesnt hold up over time...because the project was not competitively bid on more than 80 million dollars in construction work and contractors were not bonded. at this point the city manager says he can't tell which contractor performed what work at this park-- now city hall has ordered an audit of the city park board's spending--that audit should be finished in may. our team has reached out to the mayor for an interview and have not got a response..we'll be at city hall today to track down the people responsible for this report and for the problems with the project. vo live today marks the 6th anniversary of the affordable care act being signed into law... as the
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lesgislation continues. today, the supreme court will hear arguments in a challenge made by the little sisters of the poor. are challenging the contraceptive- saying it violates their religious the death of conservative judge antonin scalia could mean a 4-4 split vote for the court. after a historic trip to cuba, president barack obama is now in day visit... the president hopes to strengthen economic and political ties with latin america. the visit, is considered controversial there, it comes on the 40-th anniversary of argentina's military coup. president obama is expected to adress the u.s.'s role in the region. here in the tri- state, there's a new plan to help those affected by heroin. last night, covington commissioners approved a plan for a needle exchange program. covington leaders proposed a program for 3- hours a week on the st. elizabeth campus in
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exchange one dirty needle for one clean needle, and participants would need to be tested for diseases like hepatitis and hiv. the program will also help users find treatment. "we really have tried to work hard to help people understand this is a disease that these folks are injecting and they're going to inject whether they have clean needles or dirty needles but this program provides a way to primarily stop the spread of disease" covington's plan must pass the northern kentucky health department board and the county's fiscal court.... those groups will address it next week. new images this morning as crews fight a large fire at a paper recycling plant in phoenix. fire officials say high winds fanned the flames.. the paper plant is near sky harbor international airport. the fire has not affected operations at the airport. right now, there are no reports of any injuries... and the cause of the
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a plan to ship drugs in a child's toy, is foiled.. after a shipping clerk, becomes suspicious. a columbus, ohio man tried to smuggle an illegal pain killer, inside a pink teddy bear! a clerk thought it was strange he would just send a teddy bear, from the buckeye state, all the way to memphis. so she investigated...event ually ripping it open to find liquid codeine. police have not caught the man...and are asking delivery services in the area to be on the look out for suspicious packages. one of the biggest helpers, now has a new assignment. recognize blakely, shepherd, from the zoo's nursery. he helps zoo babies with socialization and companionship. last week, 5 cheetah cubs were delivered by a rare c-section. the little cubs are now relying on blakely for comfort and developmental support. blakely will be their buddy for the next 8 to 12 weeks. then, they'll be
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embassadors. coming up... the race to the white house, heating up... where the hopefuls stand after tuesday's primaries out west plus.... we're following breaking news this morning, as we learn more about the suspect in the brussels attacks. the question -- do they have their guy? the latest details, just ahead. and a reminder fox19 now is once again teaming up with saint jude children's research hospital for the annual dream home giveaway. tickets are on sale right now and if you buy now, you'll be entered to win a honda civic from superior honda. text "home" to 4-19- 19 for a link to buy your ticket... they're going fast so don't wait too long! and we're following major breaking news life' s sharing a meal. and a kitchen with room for everyone. spend $4000 or more on a new kitchen and get 15% back at
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life' s sharing a meal. and a kitchen with room for everyone. spend $4000 or more on a new kitchen and get 15% back at the ikea kitchen event. and we're following major breaking news surrounding the attacks in belgium... a press conference just wrapped up in brussels. fox19 now's robertguaderamma has the very latest. good morning, the belgian federal
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suspected airport bomber has not been arrested and remains at-large. a belgian newspaper had reporter najim laachraoui, was arrested earlier this morning in brussels but later said they got it wrong. authorities say they executed a number of raids throughout brussels and discovered large amounts of explosive materials. laachraoui is suspected of leaving a bomb at the airport before fleeing the scene. he is also suspected of building bombs used in the paris attacks. authorities have been working to trace the suspect's last steps, hoping to find him. stay with us for the latest on this developing story. in the studio, robert guaderrama, fox19 now. coming up... we're live at c-v-g with how the attacks overseas, could affect travelers here in the tri-state plus... how the federal government is taking new steps to slow the nation's prescription drug abuse. kara 2 shot
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it's i'm kara sewell and i'm dan wells. let's get our first look at the forecast with meteorologist frank marzullo. looking at a dry afternoon with a sun and cloud mix increasing clouds this evening high of 65. it's going to get cooler going into friday because of a cold front moving in on thursday. look for rain showers and a rumble of thunder thursday morning with a chance of thunderstorms into thursday afternoon. the severe risk is marginal for storms thursday. daytime highs tomorrow 63 degrees. dry and cool with a high of 50 on friday. saturday staying dry a high of 62. easter sunday starts out dry with rain showers sunday afternoon high 65.
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following the attacks yesterday, security has been hightened in major cities including new york, washington, and los angeles. kara dblbx airports around the country are adding additional security measures, as americans are being asked to 'stay vigilant.' our sara celi joins us live from c-v-g ... and sara, have you noticed any visible
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airport? washington ap - homeland security secretary jeh jay johnson says there is no "specific, credible intelligence" of any united states like in brussels. as a precaution, the homeland security department is stepping up security at major u.s. airports and rail and transit stations around the country. johnson says dhs officials are in contact with their european counterparts and monitoring the ongoing situation. security officials are also reviewing whether additional screening may be necessary for air travelers coming from belgium. belgium is one of 38 countries whose citizens generally do not need a visa to visit the u.s. nearly 20 u-c students are safe after visiting a city near brussels. but a northern
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student had a very close call-- she was actually at the airport during the attacks. "when i looked into the departure area i could see evidence of an explosion and very bad devastation, and at that point i realized there had to be casualties given the magnitude of the explosion." notre dame academy grad alison talkers is studying abroad. she and her friend were among the people held in the baggage area as emergency crews evacuated the bomb site... she says she is now staying at a friend's house in another city. we'll have any new developments on the bombings... as they happen on-air and on-line fox19 now dot com. new this morning... the greendale larosas will be closed for at least a week, after this fire. greendale fire officials say they believe someone threw a cigarette into the mulch outside restaurant... setting the mulch on fire and then
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office inside is completely scorched, as well as some damage to the roof. otuside of a lot of buildings, people planing flowers, sprucing up their businesses with mulch. you get patrons, customers, passerbys, walking by with cigarettes, and they'll toss that cigarette into the mulch, and in this case the simple flick of a cigarette in a mulch area, caused significant damage. no word on how much that damage will cost. two people have been hurt after this car went over an embankment in fort thomas. i-275 westbound was closed just past the combs hehl bridge overnight as crews tried to figure out what happened. we're told a man and woman were taken to the hospital.. no word on their conditions. about 10 months ago, we were 3 percent in the polls, about 70 points behind secretary clinton. last poll that i
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behind and we're gaining." senator bernie sanders, addressing supporters last night in san diego, as election results from several western states, roll in. sanders remained confident during his speech ... he says he still has a chance at winning ... lots of voter interest yesterday, as long voting lines were seen in boise and phoenix. donald trump claimed arizona's winner-take-all republican primary... hillary clinton won the state's democratic primary. bernie sanders with victories utah and idaho.. and ted cruz came away with a big win in utah. here's a look the current delegate counts for the presidential hopefuls... trump and clinton both widening their leads... the winner-take-all contest in arizona
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even farther ahead of ted cruz than before. he needs 498 more delegates to clinch the g-o-p nomination. hillary clinton needs about 700 more, to win the nomination for the democrats. this mornign, the federal government is taking new steps to slow the nation's epidemic of prescription drug abuse. the u-s food and drug administration will now require new warning labels for opioid prescription medications. a black boxed warning... the most severe warning label there is ...will be required on immediate release formulations. additional safety labeling changes will also be required. according to the c-d-c.... more than 40 americans die each day from prescription opioid overdoses. a new report from the record industry shows streaming tunes online, is now the biggest money- maker for the music industry. last year was the first in history, when streaming music generated more revenue, than downloading. the r-i-a-a is attributing the change, mostly to the popularity of digital subscription
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and check this blast from the past... a rare beatles album hidden away for decades has sold at auction for a whopping 110- thousand dollars. the 10-inch vinyl been called the beatles collectors -- was sold to an anonymous british collector. it was the first disc released under the beatles name and song john lennon ever wrote, called "hello little girl." 4shot switching gears a bit... our list of the day -- best cities to celebrate easter source: wallethub 5. birmingham 4. cincinnati 3. orlando 2. st. louis 1. pittsburgh 2. st. louis
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coming up... we're live with urban grille food
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we're live with urban grille food truck! and an event they are a part of, to raise money for st. joe's orphanage. plus, adele's touching tribute to the city of brussels at a concert.. that video, just ahead
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adele paid tribute to the victims of the terror attack in belgium at her concert last night in london. the singer dedicated her song "make you feel my love" to the people of brussels, asking her fans to sing along. the london premiere of "batman vs. superman: dawn of justice" went ahead as scheduled following the terrorist attacks. but out of an abundance of caution, the studio canceled the red carpet event ahead of the screening. the studio says the premiere would not quote-- "yield to terror." big questions this morning, involving the spending for construction of a popular city park. dan dblbx our jessica brown is live at smale riverfront park with more on how taxpayers could end up paying... live the major problem is that the city spent 120 million of your tax dollars here on the park say whether your tax dollars are
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manager harry black told city council last night in a report that "the city has been potentially placed at risk, financially." vo this comes after black ordered an investigation to be done into the city park bord spending. turns out the city park board used agreements for building repairs and maintenance to smale riverfront park. the problem city law and could the work doesnt time...because the project was not for more than 80 million dollars in construction work and contractors were not bonded. at this point the city manager says contractor performed what work at this park-- now city hall has ordered an audit of the city park board's spending--that audit should be finished in may. live our team has reached out to the mayor for an interview and have not got a response..we'll be at city hall today to track down the people responsible for this report and for the problems with the project. and check this
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from 7-eleven the chain is taking its signature treat, "the slurpee" to a whole new level. this is a slurpee- flavored donut, introduced by the company on instagram in honor of its 50th anniversary. accoding to e news, the doughnut has wild cherry icing and pink sugar on top. weather now looking at a dry
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sun and cloud mix increasing clouds this evening high of 65. it's going to get cooler going into friday because of a cold front moving in on thursday. look for rain showers and a rumble of thunder thursday morning with a chance of thunderstorms into thursday afternoon. the severe risk is marginal for storms thursday. daytime highs tomorrow 63 degrees. dry and cool with a high of 50 on friday. saturday staying dry a high of 62. easter sunday starts out dry with rain showers sunday afternoon high 65. rob 2shot "spring for stars" benefits st joeseph
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and we have a way you can help the group out. guests: brittney carden, event manager for st. joseph and betsy from urban grille food truck talking points " thursday, may 5th, 2016 starting at 5:30pm, located in the hall of mirrors at the hilton netherlands plaza. " festivities begin with an open-bar cocktail hour and a silent auction, followed by dinner, live music, and a special live auction. " q102's own dj jon
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as the evening's emcee. " all proceeds from the event will benefit st. joseph orphanage and their commitment to providing quality educational and mental health programs to struggling children and families throughout the greater cincinnati area. " tickets now on sale! individual ticket prices for the spring for the stars gala start at $150. for more information about group ticket pricing, sponsorship opportunities, or donation inquiries, please visit www.sjokids.org. gfx
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wednesday, march 23 and welcome to the fox19 now morning xtra. i'm frank marzullo. the fox19 now morning xtra. i'm frank marzullo. and joining me this morning for our chat is kara sewell and we're following major breaking news surrounding the

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