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queen city company making an up-and-coming artist look li ke a star.go behind the scenes. nine on your side at six starts now. we start with breaking news right on the cheviot - westwood line. an officer involved shooting on harrison near urweiler.tonight -- that suspect is dead. dead.nine on your side's john genovese joins us live from
chopper nine was first over that scene this afternoon -- with a unique angle you'll only get on nine on your side. we are staying at this scene -- we'll give you the latest information as it becomes availble. tonight -- worries in washington over veterans care at the cincinnati v-a... after a joint investigation from the 9 on your side i-team and scripps washington d-c bureau uncovers widespread problems putting veterans at risk. and after seeing our investigation... washington lawmakers are demanding change. *dozens* of whistleblowers --
dangerous cutbacks and unehthical behavior -- compromising veterans care. care. nine on your side i-team investigator jason law is live at the v-a... with the renewed calls for action. senators rob portman and sherrod brown said they're writing letters to the inspector general's office, asking for a thorough and complete investigation into cincinnati's va hospital. cutting costs and some say cutting corners. 34 whistleblowers say there are problems inside in the cincinnati va hospital, and it's putting people at risk. very troubling allegations." allegations." senator rob portman has conducted veteran town hall meetings all over the state. he thought the va had made improvements within their system, but a joint scripps news washington bureau and wcpo investigation exposed troubling conditions behind the scenes. if the allegations are accurate, in terms of some of the activity in cincinnati goes to ethical issues and moral issues as to some of the procedures and practices. we need to get to the bottom of it. we need to find out if those allegations are accurate or not, and the situation
va workers told wcpo the hospitals acting chief of staff-dr. barbara temeck-- began cutting services two and a half years ago. the hospital lost its only neurosurgeon along with several's seasoned specialists who did complex joint replacement surgeries for hips knees and shoulders. shoulders. "many services are being devastate and are incapable of functions." then there's the increase of drug resistant mrsa infections, and a lack of cleanliness with surgery equipment. equipment. "i've seen surgical instruments that once we open that steril pack they will have pieces of debris from previous surgeries - still on the instrumentation." instrumentation." veterans affairs has already launched an investigation, as has the inspector generals office. senator sherrod brown sits on the committee on veterans' affairs. we spoke with the senator over the phone wednesday. "i'm very concerned about what happened in cincinnati. i
have spoken up. i think [w]cpo has done a really good job in helping to unearth a lot of this and there's just no excuse for not taking care of our veterans." we don't know if there will be a shake up inside the hospital.the va has not said what dr. temeck's status will be while these investigations are underway. jason law 9 on your side. tonight -- formal charges for the woman accused of hitting a child with her car in west price hill... then driving off. ruby estepp has been indicted on failure to stop after a crash -- and driving on a suspended license.officers arrested her the night of the crime.she was released -- and didn't show up to court the next day. he was doing what so many of us do every day... driving home from work.but jose arenas' morning commute was deadly... and new at six we're hearing from coworkers -- who are overcome with sadness. he was hit head-on by a *wrong way driver* on i-71 near the dana avenue exit.tonight -- taryn chin is accused of
police believe drugs or alcohol could be behind this crash.she was driving north in the southbound lanes when she hit arenas head on. and tonight -- it is a sad day for those who worked with arenas at "cintas".nine on your side's ashley zilka spoke to one of them.ashley? jose arenas started working at cintas 20 years ago. tonight- the company is mourning the loss of not only their co worker but also their friend. we are told the 47 year old spoke both english and spanish and would help other employees who had a hard time translating. a spokesperson for the company, michelle goret, says arenas had a strong work ethic and always had a great attitude around everyone. he worked at the ridge road branch for most of his time at cintas. most recently, he transferred to the erlanger operation. his wife also works at the company and has been there for 5 years. arenas shift ended early this morning. he was on his way home from work when he was killed.
people. he was from a work standpoint an extremely hard worker, always willing to help go the extra mile. he had a great attitude. " today's crash shows this can happen to anyone at anytime... and nine on your side wants to make sure you know what to do. police say it's our first reaction to swerve... but remember the driver is likely doing the same thing too. for a way to get to safety. "do the very best you can and get to a point of safety and get to the side of the roadway very quickly" quickly"police say deadly crashes like the one today are reminders that these things *do* happen...more than two-hundred people died in wrong-way wrecks from 2009 to 2013. colleagues of attorney and
tonight say the pills found in her car last month were percocet . . that may explain why wells hasn't been on the air for several weeks. she was charged with four counts of drug possession last month after a traffic stop on i-75 north of dayton. 700 wlw's bill cunningham expressed sympathy for her on the air today. "it happens to almost every family in the tri-state has had some relationship to drug addiction of one type or another and from my perspective now is not the time to jump on top of lisa wells. now is the time to embrace her." her." wells has taken down her facebook site since her arrest became public knowledge. knowledge. creating a star...a cincinnati company hopes a new music video -- will launch a lasting career overseas.go behind the scenes at the shoot -- made in the tri-state. staying on top of breaking news in cheviot.police say a suspect is dead in an officer- involved shooting.this started as a gun run - at some point,
we have new video of that car that went into a house in delhi township. police say a woman in her 60-s apparently had a medical condition... lost control... and slammed into a house on tahoe terrace. inside the house... the damage is damage is extensive. you can see how badly everything is torn up. the homeowner just barely escaped being hit by the car before impact. "i kinda see it coming ou know and its nt stopping and then its into the house and now i realize i've got to get away from it, backing up trying to get away from the car. the driver of the car suffered minor injuries. she was taken to the hosptial to be checked.. and for medical observation. researchers say ohio's sales tax holiday last summer was *worth it*... for both shoppers and the state.
three million in taxes during the second weekend in august... but the state made up for it during other days. the u-c economics center also thinks shoppers from indiana and kentucky helped boost sales in the tri-state.right now -- a proposal is moving in columbus to make the sales tax holiday permanent. weather and sports are ahead, steve what's coming up? up? a couple of beasts from the east play tonight....and ken broo shows us a rebirth in the gmae of squash. that's in sports. (sot) "got a phone call from london out of the blue." a locally produced music video goes international... (sot) "they had an artist a female pop artist that was in need of a music video... so they came the best people to call." behind the scenes of this one take video. (sot) "that's a wrap!"you're watching 9 on
a start up production company is going international with a new music video project from across the pond. pond.the song is by an up and coming british singer who our scott wegener tells us was attracted to a unique style that she could only find here. it's a heavily choreographed and complicated music video winding through the hallways of an abandoned factory in fairfield."i made like a map to kind of help with the
fourteen events." it all came about with a mysterious phone call from across the pond to jeff bucalo at acincinnati start up company called yellowhaus."it was obviously an international number. i had no idea who it was." warner chappell records had seen one of patrick meier's specialty 'one-shot' music videos with walk the moon.... moon.... ...and wanted that look for british recording artist olivia sebastianelli's debut single'lighting fires.'but despite that international collaboration, the team put together by yellowhaus was mostly homegrown cincinnati-- from professional dancers and crew-- to a lot of teenagers just cutting their teeth."we had folks from badin high school, moeller, st. x, walnut hills."perhaps creating a hunger to get in the business. "we thought long and hard about getting high school kids involved. because this could change their lives."not bad sentiments for a production company that's only been around for a year.scott
cincinnati. the finished music video was just approved by the record label, and is expected to be released in the next few weeks. the nine on your side "surprise patrol" is walking tri-state streets... looking for people deserving of *free money*!and today -- julie o'neill found herself reliving her college days. julie o"all right, uc campus, my old stomping grounds i remember treading through the campus in the cold exhausted from the waitressing job from the night before , but i did get good tips let's tip somebody today.""what are you studying?"morgan"um, neuroscience."julie o"what do you do with neuroscience morgan?"morgan"well, i'm currently planning to take it into law so right now though i'm employed at the newport aquarium. so.julie o"oh you're working at the aquarium. making big money over there?" morgan"it's a passion job not really a paying job."julie o hahaha well sounds like you have a long road ahead on the
take a little extra. so here's what we'd like to do, i'm with the 9 on your side surprise patrol today and i want to give you a hundred dollars." morgan"oh my goodness thank you so much, that's awesome. i really appreciate that thank you.."julie o"god bless you." morgan"thank you, you too,you have a great day."julie o "alright thank you get to class." weather summary: highs are expected in the upper 30s with a few flurries today. temperatures return to
it's another top 25 matchup at the cintas center...number 23 providence is here to play number eight xavier. xavier.the two teams met in late january in providence...xa vier won that game by 7. the musketeers aim for their 23rd win. that's one of several games involving regional teams. number 15 dayton is out of town. louisville and indiana play at home. it's a sport that has been around for nearly 200 years....yet it seems like squash is undergoing a revival today...in cincinnati...ken broo has more. trt 1:08outcue:....nine on your side"--natso full((broo track))neal tew is very enthusiastic about his sport, a sport he teaches to the very young...you've got to learn to do this....before you can do this. neal tew's sport, is squash--sot up full 25:05 ((tew: they sometimes call squash chess in shorts))((broo track))it's the speed of racquetball with the shot placement of tennis, played in
all plays out here in fairax, where 80-percent of the 't squash center' participants are kids.--sot up full 1:14:56--1:15:05((ken: neal tew put his hear, mind, soul and money into this place. built it with his own money to pass on a family passion, at a very young age))--sot up full 26:56--27:02((tew: really thought it was a great expereince that could teach kinds about life lessons through the sport. and i wanted to broaden the access.)) ((broo track))tew's children play squash. j.p. tew says it's a breeze to learn.--sot up full 32:32--32:40((jp tew: but if you want to play at a high level, you have to practice hard. so it's not just a walk in the park)) ((broo track))a lot of the kids at the t squash center have been practicing hard lately. this weekend, players from ten state will be here for the midwest regionals. in fairfax, ken broo, nine on your side. and now here's julie dolan with what's coming up on nine on your side at seven. 9 on your side is staying on top of breaking news in cheviot. cheviot.chopper 9 is in the air and john genovese is on
one final check from chopper nine.you are looking at the scene of an officer involved shooting in cheviot.police say a suspect is dead.police are expected to pass along new information at any moment now. that conference will stream live on wcpo.com. that's 9 on your side at six for this monday. monday.we're always on with
breaking news tonight. the new national poll. is donald trump no longer the front-runner? also, late today, the south carolina surprise. just three days before the high stakes republican primary, the major endorsement. could it sway the race? governor haley is not for donald trump. also developing, the fbi standoff with apple. after the terror attack in san bernardino, the fbi desperate to break into the gunman's iphone. a judge now demanding apple help the fbi. apple refusing. under fire. the two officers trying to arrest this man. he pulls out a gun. their quick action in the moments that follow.