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for the forecast. randi: are you ready for the warm up? it is unanimous across the area. it has been a long week. stoic cold, everyone looking -- snowy and cold, everyone looking toward the weekend. 60' s, but we' re not anywhere close to that. starting out in the upper 20' s. we got 31 in mason. 30 in springboro. slightly warmer temperatures are to the north were clouds are thicker. mid 20' s through portions of owens county -- owen county. starting out on the inside this morning, that the cool side -- but the warm up is coming. you can see the thin blanket of clouds. expect clouds to thin out slowly today.
as we head through the afternoon, and mild one 44 is what we are heading towards. a big jump toward 60 tomorrow. a look at how long that warm air will last. but first, let' s the roads. kyla: our interstate travel starting off better today. 71 near elsinore , things looking great. we are seeing pretty decent speeds to get you started. 75 here in butler county, north and southbound look good. if you' loop is clear. area. 32 is wide open. yet. a pretty light start for you. not a lot of extra time needed at this hour.
lisa: scary moments for westwood and cheviot residents after a car crash ends with police shooting and killing the armed driver. mark: police say the suspect pointed a gun at officers. wlwt news 5' s andrew setters is leading the way with the investigation. andrew? andrew: this deadly officer involved shooting will go through several reviews. it is standard anytime there is an officer involved shooting. the investigation is just beginning into what happened leading up to a man being shot dead by officers. police were called to the scene in westwood for a report of a man, possibly intoxicated, waving a gun. the same man apparently crashed his pick-up nearby, then was approached by police. according to police, he first complied with officers then pulled a gun. a total of three officers were involved and are now on administrative leave. we talked to a man who called police, and he walked us through some of what he saw. >> i called 911 and told them said he was leaving the scene, about that time a cop car pulled
-- truck. the cop exited his car and got in his trunk and got a shot gun cocked it back and took off up the street. >> as the interaction went on, the person retrieved a gun from the waistband. officers perceived that threat and fired upon that individual. andrew: the coroner confirmed the man died of multiple gunshot wounds. three officers are on administrative leave while the investigation continues. we expect to hear much more from cincinnati' s police chief later this morning. reporting live, andrew setters, wlwt news 5. lisa: wlwt news 5 will stream the 11:00 news conference on wlwt.com. you can also get the latest on the investigation using the wlwt mobile app. mark: the woman police say was behind a deadly wrong-way crash early wednesday will be arraigned this morning. 22-year-old taryn chin is facing charges of aggravated vehicular homicide.
wrong way on i-71 with a blood alcohol level of .122 when she hit jose arenas. 911 calls show chin was driving on 71 in the opposite direction near dana avenue arenas was on his way home from his job at cintas where he worked for 20 years when the deadly wreck happened. >> an extremely hard worker. always willing to help go the extra mile. had a great attitude, so we just have a lot of people who are very sad and trying to process this. mark: arenas' s church is also remembering him saying he was loved by all his friends and family, including his wife and adult son. and that they are devastated by his loss. he will be greatly missed. elise: five: oh or right now -- lisa: 5:04. new developments in price hill a driver' s indicted after hitting an 11-year-old little girl and taking off. ruby estepp is facing two-felonies aggravated vehicular assault and failure to stop. 11-year-old london smith was hit in a crosswalk two weeks ago. she had injuries on her face and
s just thankful her daughter' s alive. a mount healthy man now behind bars after police say he pointed a fake gun at officers. court documents show officers were investigating an alleged assault along adams road late tuesday night. when christopher laugle grabbed the fake gun that was on a side table and pointed it at officers. police disarmed the 26-year-old and arrested him. laugle is charged with menacing. mark: a driver slams into the side of a home in delhi township. it happened on the 1100 block of tahoe terrace last night. police think the driver suffered a medical condition behind the wheel causing the crash. the driver was taken the hospital with a minor injury. there were several people at home at the time. but no one was hurt. under fire and under investigation the metropolitan , sewer district is under even more scrutiny. hamilton county commissioners zeroed in on what they see as unaccountable waste. vowing to end it somehow. wlwt news 5' s miriah turner is at the live alert desk with
miriah: hamilton county commissioners are accusing the metropolitan sewer district of squandering about a half billion dollars of potential overruns or added expenditures to the ratepayers. one project in south fairmount could be overbuilt by $60 million. and over 10 years the msd allegedly paid $1,000 a month for bad data on the lick run project. however msd director gerald checco disputes all of this saying it' s standards are not only sound they' re among the best in the nation. checco also says stricter standards favored by the county. would actually add costs and further burden ratepayers. with a state investigation of msd spending practices already underway by auditor david yost. s imperative to finally get this right. commissioners voted unanimously to require the msd to supplement its modeling standards with ones they consider stricter and better. however the chasm between the city and the county over how well the sewer district is run continues to widen.
miriah turner. lisa: work will soon get underway on improvements to the storm sewers in south fairmount. over the next 15 months msd crews will be installing 8100 feet of new stormwater pipes along white street. this is part of the ongoing lick run project. the new construction is aimed at reducing sewer overflows into mill creek. construction will be complete next spring. mark: happening tomorrow host a veteran' s job fair and congressional hearing at 10:00 a.m. the event will begin with the hearing where wenstrup will be joined by colleagues steve chabot and luke messer and hiring specialists will discuss best practices for recruiting veterans. wenstrup encourages veterans and potential employers to attend the event. >> when you come home from war , when you leave the military where you' re used to operating at a pretty high tempo the best , thing that can be there for you is a job. you know where you have meaning.
said you have 90 days to go back to work. i said i' m going next week. mark: the job fair will follow from noon to 2:00. both events are free and open to the public. lisa: let' s check traffic. kyla woods, what is good? kyla: here is a look at those in our western community. if you' re heading toward i-74 or river road, if you typically don' t to this route, you may want to avoid and take some of those other side street. crosby township near wiley road, we have a car into a pole. both of those incidents are cars into polls. you should still be of the to maneuver around them. 275 at the four, traffic slowing . let' s check in with randi rico. a one up is on the way. his the dealbreaker today?
randi: if there was, i would flipped it days ago. it is going to make it up to about the mid 40' s for us this afternoon. it is still a cold start. don' t expect walk out and be of to wear shorts. 30 degrees. 31, mason. 28 currently in taylorville. clouds around this morning and slowly then through the day. at lunchtime, starting to see the sunshine peek out more frequently. at 38. for the drive home, healing pretty decent. low 40' s at that point. it gets better for tomorrow. winds of the south will dry those temperatures up -- drive those temperatures up to 60. mark: 5:09 your time. a new recall to tell you about this morning. lisa: why toyota says the seatbelts in nearly 3 million suv' s could be affected. mark: a journey to bridge the racial divides in the greater
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mark: good morning. welcome back. 29 degrees waiting for you out there. will update you on your forecast in just a moment. checking today' s headlines. health and human services secretary sylvia burwell will get a firsthand look at the s water crisis. she' ll also visit a flint health center that is providing lead testing and health care services to families and children who lead-contaminated water. flint' s mayor has recently called for quick action in flint to remove and replace old pipes in the city. lisa: a federal grand jury has bundy. the felony charges are connected to the standoff with authorities at his nevada ranch in 2014. bundy was arrested in oregon where his sons ryan and ammon
occupation of an oregon wildlife refuge. both sons along with two other men were indicted along with the elderly rancher wednesday. mark: toyota is recalling nearly three million suv's worldwide because of possible problems with the seat belts. in a news release issued early this morning the company said a flaw could cause some rear seat belts to fail. the affected vehicles are the toyota rav-4, toyota rav-4 e.v. and toyota vanguard. most were built between 2005 and 2014. the plan to replace the aging western hills viaduct has taken a small step forward but there -- small step forward. lisa: but there are still many details left to hammer out including replacement costs and time frame. wlwt news 5' s miriah turner tells us what' s left to be done. miriah: rounding up of almost $300 million and city-county cooperation the money might be the easiest part of that. city and county leaders remain
actually owns the structure. regardless to build a new one, a combined $40 million is needed. as part of the $280 million project cost. more than 55,000 cars and trucks use the viaduct on a daily basis. the plan is to build a new one just south of the existing one. with the new structure they' re also looking to build it with a rail in mind. but we' re still years down the road from that. it wouldn' t be until possibly 2024 just to get started. the most immediate need after wednesday' s status session is to start raising additional funds to finish design engineering the -- design engineering. the hope is this west side lifeline hangs on another eight-plus years. @ mark: a journey towards growth and healing of racial divides in cincinnati. in case you missed it that was one of our top stories last night at 11:00. crossroads church launched a new program called undivided. the goal is to get the conversation about race division started. over the next six weeks racially mixed small groups will have open and honest discussions about race and how it impacts our relationships.
re going to be talking in rarely talk about in mixed company. and we just felt like the beginning of change around racial division is conversation. mark: other churches across the country are reaching out to undivided program. e time we have for now. i will see you back here for wlwt news 5 starting at 5:00 p.m. >> today is the day we turn the corner goodbye snow we had early in the week. we are focused on weekend warm-up. enjoy because it is well time to bid clouds are going to be thinning out as we head through the day. we are waking up with clouds. this afternoon, expect to see more sunshine. winds are going to be ramping up. a brief peri od of rain are not
clouds then south down toward owenton. some of our cooler temperatures. we are at 25 in a winton -- in a winton. mason is sitting at 31 with thicker clouds. another cool start -- we rolled to the evening commute, expect to see evening sunshine. s. back to where we should be at this time of year. those winds will ramp up and drive those temperatures up. it is a real day so why not celebrate? today is drink wine day. 38 degrees at noon. by the time we hit 4:00, we are warming things up. now you can take your beverages
next couple of days, because we degrees. the afternoon. early cloudy skies for tonight. it really nice friday on cap -- on tap. it will be a dry day. today, 44 degrees with thinning clouds. tonight, getting down to 35. tomorrow, 60. weekend. sunday, we will see rain showers. they should be gone by the time we hit lunchtime. next week, kind of acting normal . we will keep an eye on the system that could be on the way. i will cover up the bad part. thank you. 60'
kyla: it is a respectful time for us. [laughter] no judgment here. sounds really good for us. good morning to you. here is a look at 471 and u.s. 27. north and southbound look really good. we' re only seeing a little bit of yellow on the maps near kellogg. we will keep in i on that. 63 moss power -- 63 miles per hour. our speizer off to a great start. five minutes to get you over to the daniel carter bridge where we' re seeing clear conditions. you can see all lanes are moving well, at or above speed. lisa and mark? lisa: 5:19. more people could soon be celebrating president obama' s brithday other than himself. mark: the new proposal by democrats in the illinois state
5:22 on your thursday. things are looking up temperature wise. we will tell you more about it coming up. another music superstar is coming to cincinnati tonight. mark: blake shelton is going to rock u.s. bank arena and if you have tickets you will notice some changes at the arena. kyla woods joins us now with a look at the security upgrades. kyla: no big surprise. we' re getting use to these new regulations when you go to any big event. u.s. bank arena' s new security measures will be ready for the concert tonight. walk-through metal detectors have been added to all entrances. there' s also new limitations on bags and purses. the security measures will be used for all future events and u.s. bank officials are expecting longer waits for fans so you should try to arrive , early if you are heading to the arena for the concert tonight or any future events. another reason to leave early tonight' s concert is the first , concert with streetcar lane restrictions in effect. that means second street' s right
traffic could be moving slow around the arena. lisa? lisa: i believe it will be. as we prepare to have country star blake shelton in town , adele is set to be on the ellen degeneres show today. the soulful singer just took the annual grammy awards. and released her newest album back in november. you can catch adele on ellen today at 4:00 p.m. right here on wlwt. mark: someone else featured on ellen just last week may soon be getting his own holiday. a group of illinois house democrats are proposing to make president obama' s birthday august 4 the next state holiday. the bill' s sponsor cites the fact that president obama is the first african american president , as well as a nobel peace prize winner, as reasons why he deserves the honor. only 4 other former u.s. presidents have their own state holidays. elise: baseball season practice begins today for the reds you' d
they will take on the indians march 1. mark: we could use some cactus league weather out here. randi: warmer weather is on the way here to a lot of people are going to appreciate that, including kelsey, kate and ellen who tweeted me this photo of their chilly run. if you' re heading out to take a run, right now, temperatures in the next hour, still upper 20' s. by 6:00 this evening, you will notice turning temperatures. tomorrow, pushing 60. you' ll have the wind to contend with. saturday and sunday, feeling fine. there will be rain early in the day on sunday. mark: the wrong-way driver who police say caused a deadly accident faces a judge today, how long she was allegedly driving the wrong direction
mark: a new front-runner in south carolina this morning according to the latest polls. who' s now leading the republican pack after day one of a two-night town hall. lisa: accused wrong way driver due in court this morning after a deadly crash on i-71. the latest on the investigation and the 911 calls before officers arrived on scene. >> it' s kind of crazy like that. i'
sleep at night now. mark: a community shaken after a deadly officer-involved shooting. the new information we' re hoping to learn this morning. >> from cincinnati' s wlwt leading the way, this is wlwt news 5 today. mark: good morning, i' m mark hayes. lisa: and i' m lisa cooney. kyla woods is it with a check on your thursday morning commute. randi has the forecast. ladies, good morning. randi: how about a warm-up? 60' s this weekend, is that cool? lisa: go randi. go randi. randi: we are starting out with a blanket of clouds still in place, and you can see south of the 71-75 split, the skies are clear. that is our you' re going to find
it is like sleeping without a blanket. we have 24 from dry ridge to on 10. not that it is drastically warmer to downtown, but 29 at cvg and downtown. 30 in springboro. about a five degrees swing from places with clear skies to those who have clouds. thin ning clouds for everybody today. at lunchtime, 38. by noon, we are as warm as we have been any day earlier this week. by 4:00, 44 for the high, putting us back to where we should be for the highs. temperatures continue to climb i leaves announced tomorrow and saturday come a potentially shorts weather. let' s check the roads first. kyla: the forecast sounds really good. the roads look really good. here' s a look outside in
southbound using along. you should not have any problems through that corridor up toward the 275. across the river, 74 looking great as you get ready to merge with the 75 interchange. not seeing any slow spots right now. really, no significant impacts on our interstates. we will keep you updated. a really good start on this thursday. mark: thank you. developing now, police say a driver involved in a crash pulled a gun on officers, forcing police to shoot and kill the suspect in westwood. lisa: today, we will get new details on the circumstances surrounding the case. wlwt news 5' s andrew setters is live with what we know so far. andrew? andrew: we have a rough idea of the chain of events in this case. we expect cincinnati police will walk us through a detailed accounting later today. there was a report of a man waving around a gun in westwood.
the incident spilled over into cheviot when that man later crashed his truck into a utility pole. he was actually shot and killed in cheviot by cincinnati officers. police say he first cooperated after that crash, but then police say he pulled a gun from his waistband. officers perceived a threat and s the last thing you want to do. nobody wants goes to work with the intention of having to use their fire arm. but if you' re faced with a situation where it' s a life or death situation, certainly, that' s an option. andrew: the area where this happened is pretty busy. the crash happened at harrison and boudinot, and the man was shot in the 3300 block of harrison. for people who live and work in the area, this type of run-in between a man with a gun and police is concerning. >> it was pretty scary. my son was just silent in the back, and he' s not really one to be quiet so he was really kind , of scared. and with it being so close to ask, it was just like, ok, it' s time to get home. i' m still kind of shaken from it.
officer-involved shooting for the officers to be placed on administrative leave. there are several reviews that will take place into this shooting. the name of the man who was killed has not been released. all we know is that he was 36-years-old. we are waiting more details about the officers involved in this incident as well. we will get that later today. andrew setters, wlwt news 5. mark: wlwt news 5 will have the latest on the investigation as police release new details. right now on our website wlwt.com, how residents and witnesses are reacting to those scary moments wednesday evening. lisa: 5:33 right now. this woman expected in court today, charged with aggravated vehicular homicide. police say 22-year-old taryn chin is responsible for a deadly wrong-way crash on the interstate that was breaking news at this time wednesday morning. dan griffin is live outside the justice center with the latest on the case.
karen chen is behind bars instead of behind the wheel of a car. she' s facing aggravated via regular homicide charges after the deadly crash on i-71 yesterday morning. 911 calls we obtained or should witnesses saw her driving the wrong way on the opposite side of the interstate before this deadly crash even happened. >> i' m just passing stewart road on 71 going northbound. there' s somebody in the fast lane going south bound. dan: cincinnati police say chen was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of 71 yesterday morning at about 3:00 a.m.. she had a car head on the south of dana avenue, killing 47-year-old man. the man was on his way home from work as a toss. his spokesperson from cintas described him as well liked and dedicated. he and his wife just celebrated her 24th anniversary. he leaves behind a wife and son. investigators say chin had a blood-alcohol content of .12 two, well above the legal limit.
morning in those charges. we will be there bringing you the latest on the case. dan griffin, wlwt news five and. lisa: new this morning, a man is currently in the hospital after a serious car accident in middletown last night. according to police, 27-year-old adrean spencer lost control of his car and struck a power pole. middletown police had to get the driver out of the car, and he was then flown to miami valley his injuries are serious. condition. mark: there' s a new pack leader on the republican side of the 2016 presidential race -- this new poll -- as a number of the republican candidates took the stage last night in south carolina for a town hall meeting. wlwt news 5' s miriah turner is at the live alert with the latest. miriah: well, it' s official, donald trump is no longer the front-runner in the latest nbc news/wall street journal poll. ted cruz now has that honor. the new survey shows 28% of republican primary voters would vote for cruz, while trump
marco rubio is third at 17%, and ohio governor john kasich comes in fourth at 11%. as for the republican town hall last night in south carolina, struggling to keep his campaign afloat, ben carson broke party lines, claiming if he were in president obama' s shoes, he would nominate a supreme court justice in his last months in office. that is something the president vows to do and republicans promise to block. marco rubio slammed president obama' s plan to visit cuba and boasted about his campaign' s diverse endorsements. new front runner ted cruz focused on donald trump, saying trump' s attempts to sue him aren' t serious. trump and ohio governor john kasich had separate town halls on msnbc with trump speaking out about the latest poll. >> i have never done well in the wall street journal poll. i think somebody at wall street journal doesn' t like me. but i never do well with the wall street journal poll, so i don' t know. they do these small samples and i don' t know exactly what it represents. miriah: also last night, senator marco rubio picked up the most
carolina primary, getting the backing of the state' s popular governor nikki haley. the timing works in rubio' s favor with only two days left until voters go to the polls in the palmetto state. jeb bush, john kasich, and donald trump will have another round of town hall meetings on cnn tonight. from the live alert desk, i' m miriah turner. mark: thank you. when it comes to the democrats, nevada looks like a tough battleground for hillary clinton and bernie sanders. a new cnn poll has nevada voters split almost evenly between the two presidential candidates. 48% say they support clinton 47% sanders. , nevada' s democratic caucus is saturday. lisa: here at home, early voting is officially underway now in ohio. we caught some voters just yesterday leaving the hamilton county board of elections. you can also vote via absentee ballot. if you want to vote in person, you have to do so downtown at the board of elections. ohio' s primary is march 15. ahead of the big weekend for both parties, be sure to check out the wlwt mobile app for the
campaign trail. mark: the kentucky senate has now voted to change the way the state develops, evaluates, and changes academic standards in its schools. the highlights of the bill give more control on standards and testing to the local districts instead of the state, and focus more on the skills needed in the workforce. it also puts less emphasis on evaluating teachers when it comes to standardized test scores. the bill now heads to the house. the bill' s passage comes as the state deals with what looks to be a smaller budget for kentucky schools. lisa: randi, it is a chilly start. we have a lot of work to do to midday. turnaround. today is the day of change. the clouds thin out, the winds shift from the south. that will slowly bring in the warmer air. you will notice the difference tomorrow, probably by lunchtime. this morning, still a bit of a
at cvg in wilmington. most places close to 30. at the bus stop, you' ll notice clouds and it is on the cool side. expect to be in the upper 20' s as the kids wait for the bus. after school, some signs of progress, 44 degrees with sunshine. much milder than any previous day this week. by tomorrow, could be at least 10 degrees warmer, if not more than that. big-time warm-up on the way. you' today, not bad. kyla, we' re looking at mid-60' s on saturday. shorts weather. re being honest. i have been looking forward to it since sunday or monday. don' t mind me over here. we' re talking about it won' but overnight tonight, about 10:00, only a closure that will last for a couple of hours.
5th street in covington, array of closure because of work they' re doing in the area. -- a ramp closure because of work they' re doing in that area. 10:00 until midnight tonight. here' s a look at the roadside 71-75, things are looking good. already getting a bit heavy north that on the brent spence bridge, but no delays. lisa: a new update on the streetcar as its starting date nears. the latest calculations on how mark:the latest calculations on how much it will cost to run in just the first year. taking a live look outside for you, 29 degrees as you head out the door this morning. we have all of the news and information you need to start your day.
go paperless, don't stress, girl that you need safe driver accident-free everybody put your flaps in the air for me randi: good morning and welcome back. it is 5:43 on this thursday morning. it looks like it is going to be a nice day here in cincinnati compared to earlier in the week. we had snow and cold. i' m sure there will be people on blake and gwen watch. he is here for a concert. by 6:00, still a decent evening, temperatures sitting at 42 degrees. 8:00, 40. post show around 11:00, 38. all in all, not a bad evening to head outside, even better if you have big plans for the week and as the high temperatures are
mark: thank you. this month high infant mortality -- rates in greater cincinnati are still a prominent issue, and this month one local group is working to raise awareness of a factor that is often times overlooked. lisa: the amount of time in between pregnancies can have a big impact on the health of babies. miriah turner joins us now with more. miriah: this is the same group that came forward with information on safe sleeping for infants and the effects of smoking mothers. but their latest campaign is a topic that' s often not discussed, but can be detrimental to the health of both mom and baby. the local health group cradle cincinnati recommends at least one year between the birth of one child and the conception of the next for the healthiest pregnancies. in hamilton county, nearly 1 in 5 pregnancies are spaced less than one year a part. that amounts to almost 20% of pregnancies from 2009 to 2013. our local rates are also significantly higher than the national average with infant mortality rates in the bottom
and our preterm birth rate earning a failing grade from the march of dimes. to help change the trend, cradle cincinnati launched a campaign during the month of february to bring awareness to the situation and educate families on the importance of spacing. it' s the time you have the child again, so it' between deliveries. miriah: local awareness of this issue is extremely low, only a little over 35% of families knew that timing could be a factor in the health of their pregnancies. according to recent surveys, cradle cincinnati believes education is the key to change. and through their latest campaign, they' re hoping to make a difference. mark: thank you. an update on just how much it' s expected to cost to operate the streetcar for its first year. the southwest ohio regional transit authority says the estimated expense of the streetcar is close to $3.5 million, and the anticipated revenue is $618,000. sorta is asking the city for $2.8 million in funding for the
2016-2017 fiscal year. these numbers were included in the streetcar' s funding request, submitted to city council on wednesday. lisa: happening today, more progress downtown with a local business ready to reopen along west 5th street. city to make the move to its new location. the former pogue' s garage building, which is being redeveloped. paragon has been in business for more than 33 years, and they are celebrating this move with giveaways, complimentary treatments, and raffles. mark: also today, a new class of great living cincinnatians will be honored. cincinnati usa is hosting its annual dinner in honor of local leaders. this year' s honorees are shannon carter, mitchel livingston, lorrence kellar, and james votruba. cincinnati usa has been honoring great living cincinnatians since 1967. lisa: let' s talk about the
kyla: no major issues. things are looking pretty good and our travel times are reflecting that also. 13 minutes on 275 from route 32 to 71. 71-75 holding strong at 18 minutes at about 62 miles per hour. 16 minutes on 75 out of butler county. 61 miles power at least. i think you might see higher speeds along portions of i-75. it looks like our camera is spazzing out. randi, save me from the flashing traffic camera. randi: it is only thursday, traffic camera, you hold other day. everybody is ready for the weekend. technology included. it looks like our temperatures by the weekend will be really nice will stop mid-60' s maybe by saturday. right now, 29 degrees. the winds are calm. no crazy wind chill.
southern portions of owen, pendleton, grant, robinson county, clears as, mid-20' s to the south where the skies are clear. on a wide view, a whole lot of nothing going on in the eastern part of the united states. a lot of warm air in the central part of the country moving and our direction. we' re talking warm-up, but maybe not as warm as those of you with tickets to glenda. 81 degrees england out, arizona. -- in glendale, arizona. we' re looking for 44 this afternoon. you can see where looking at nearly 60 in paducah, nashville, and by tomorrow, that nearly 60 degree temperature will be here. we' re looking at mid 60' s by saturday. today, 8:00, cloudy, cool, 26. at noon, sunshine tries to appear, continuing through the afternoon. it warms up to the mid-40' s.
s. futurecast is showing through the afternoon, a few high clouds. sunshine late in the day. tonight, partly cloudy and we will dip down to the mid-30' tomorrow, you will notice the winds picking up at 15 to 20 miles per hour from the south, pulling in that warm air. today, 44 degrees. clouds are thinning. tonight, 35, partly cloudy, cool and breezy. windy friday, 59 degrees. if you have big plans tomorrow, enjoy the heat but watch out for the winds, 25 miles brouwer at times. saturday, bringing on temperatures up into the 60' s easily the picked a of the week. sunday, 50 five. showers rolling through early on sunday that should be gone by lunchtime. cooler air slowly filters in
mark: thank you. democratic presidential candidate gains another fan, and she' s so excited about it, she can' t help but sing. lisa: this woman has pulled the same stunt in a prior presidential election. mark: a world-renowned puzzle solver in our own back yard. coming up, we' ll tell you about a local high school junior with a pretty impressive talent involving the rubik' s cube. lisa: outside live on your thursday, it is 5:50. 29 degrees. we will have more headlines for
s wlwt mark: welcome back. we take a live look outside for you this morning, we will update your most accurate forecast and commute time in a moment. first, some of the stories training this morning. lisa: a viral star stops crushing on obama and starts crushing on bernie sanders in a new music video. >> i' m bernin' up for you, it' you' re much more than just a human birkenstock. mark: the woman behind the monster viral hit "crush on obama" is back and now she is , crushing on bernie sanders. viral star leah kauffman just dropped a new musical ode to the democratic candidate, called "bernie bae." the song is about the excitement surrounding sanders' campaign and is already on it' s way to web-sensation status. >> i think i' m just going to tell him it' s time to break up.
s going to handle the news? >> i don' t know. lisa: speaking of crushes, five-year-old quinn has a heart-to-heart with her mom about how she has to break her crush' s heart. the north carolina mom caught the whole conversation on camera. quinn tells her mom she thinks she' s too young for a boyfriend, which is why she wants to break up. mark: she is thoughtful. lisa: she is. mark: letting him down easy. a san diego aquarium made an underwater selfie stick for one of their sea lions, and the little guy took it for a wild ride. talk about getting a new perspective on stuff. the selfie stick may be so s all the rage for sea lions. already? it was in just like 20 minutes ago. lisa: i don' t even have one yet. it can' t be over. mark: every sport has its way of judging the best teams, but you might not have heard of this one
lisa: the world cube association is used when it comes to the rubik' s cube. kyla woods gives us a look at a top 10 world champ. kyla: we are always fascinated when we see this. the person were talking about is sreeram venkatarao, who' s a junior at mason high school. the impressive part -- not only can he solve the puzzle at a lightning speed, he does it blind folded. he is an overachiever. two weeks ago in dixon illinois, he set a north american record in his division at 25.19 seconds, a world rank of seven. in another category where he solves multiple rubik' s cubes, sreeram is fourth in the world. the mason junior tells us the challenge has not only taught him to be a problem solver when it comes to the cube, but in life as a whole. doing at least 20 blind solves a day, sreeram has been working on this skill daily for eight years. his next competition is in michigan on the 27th, and he'
the world rankings. mark and lisa. mark: still ahead, a man killed after confrontation with cincinnati police. happened before officers opened fire. mark: and the effort today to clean up local neighborhoods. randi: as we look at the next several days, bring on the weekend, which we always say, but also bring on the warm-up. high temperatures in her 60 tomorrow and 65 or so for saturday. today, still on the cool side. don' t break out the shorts just yet. 26 at 8:00 a.m., at noon, 38, 44 at 4:00. we will take a look at how long the warm air will last and when rain may move in for your weekend plans. lisa: will look forward to it. right now, 29 degrees on your thursday morning. we are coming up on 6:00 a.m.
lisa: three cincinnati officers open fire and a suspect is killed. what led up to the violence in the streets. mark: a day in court after a deadly crash on the interstate. the charges for the woman suspected of driving the wrong-way while under the influence. lisa: unaccountable waste. county leaders throw out shocking spending numbers connected to the metropolitan
>> from cincinnati' s wlwt , leading the way, this is wlwt news 5 today. lisa: a live look on your thursday morning. hope it is a great start for you. it is just about 6:00 a.m., 29 degrees. good morning, i' m lisa cooney. mark: and i' m mark hayes. let' s get a check on the forecast with meteorologist randi rico. we got big changes coming our way and we are clapping about it. randi: let' s go, warm-up. fingers when i have to. something to cheer about for the weekend, the temperatures. maybe mid-60' s on saturday? those are warm thoughts, but don' t think we' re there just yet. most places are half those area. a cool start. to the south of the split, the