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dive. it is leap day and temperatures will be leaving all over in the seven have a day forecast. sitting at the 40' s this morning. 41 with cloudy skies and windy conditions. by lunchtime, the winds are at five to 10 mile per hour and sunshine returns. we should be up to 48 at noon and 54 for the high. a mild day, about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. we have a little bit of everything. everybody always says, wait five minutes and the weather changes. we could see a couple of let' s check the roads. kyla: pretty quiet start so far on the monday morning commute and that continues to be the case right now. 74 and montana eastbound picking up a little, but that is what happens inside the 6:00 hour. 71-75, traffic moving pretty well in this area from the split into downtown, still around 19 to 20 minutes.
71, northbound and south on rolling right along. no problems waiting for you outside and not a lot of extra time needed -- at least, not yet. we will keep you updated. lisa: thank you. developing this morning, a cincinnati man detained in north korea speaks out for the first time. mark: otto frederick warmbier gave an emotional confession after spending the last two months in detention. warmbier graduated from wyoming high school and is now a student at the university of virginia. he is accused of trying to steal
request. warmbier also claimed he was manipulated by the united states administration. the north korean government alleges warmbier was encouraged by a secretive university society and the cia. lisa: developing now, we hope to learn more information about a body pulled from a northern kentucky creek. mark: the investigation is centered in bracken county' s snag creek. wlwt news 5' s andrew setters is leading the way with what we' ve learned so far. andrew: we know investigators been quite a bit of time on scene but the investigation into this discovery is just beginning. the discovery made off route 8 along the snag creek not too far from the ohio river. the body was found there. we don' t know if it is a man or woman. kentucky state police are investigating after the bracken county sheriff told -- called them in. the discovery was made not too far from the area of pendleton county where an investigation of
the 31-year-old woman a falmouth has been missing for a month. she was laughing january 31. believed to have been headed toward campbell county, a mother of two, family members concerned she is not had any contact with her children or the rest of her family. the reward of $10,000 is being offered for information about her whereabouts. we expect to get more information about that body discovery in bracken county later this morning when
out to fight the fire. >> we deal with on a lot of different basis -- auto accidents, logging accidents, structure fires. we always prepare for the worst and we hope for the best, but sometimes its always the worst. lisa: crews were on scene for several hours. the cause of the fire has not been determined. mark: happening today, a jury trial begins this morning for two suspects in a child abuse case. dominic beal is accused in the
trump and the ku klux klan. nikole killion is in washington with that and more. nikole: donald trump' s refusal to reject an endorsement from a former klan leader is drawing candidate criticism from both sides of the aisle. >> i don' t know anything about david duke, ok? i don' t know anything about what you' re even talking about with white supremacy or white supremacists. nikole: the apparent backing of former kkk leader david duke has landed the gop frontrunner in the center of another firestorm. marco rubio, ted cruz, john
live in corryville with some special events and deals taking place today only. dan? dan: happy leap day. today could be a day that some born on leap day feel a little left out, depends on the year as we know. but the chances of being born on leap day are about 1 in 1500. today' s the day about 200,000 americans celebrate their birthdays, including brand new babies. and others are celebrating brand new commitments. leap day is also a popular day for weddings. weddings start at 9:30 this morning in mainstrausse village. the kenton county magistrate justice' s office says it gives the groom a 1 in 4 chance of remembering the anniversary. this day also means free stuff . pizza hut, krispy kreme, and i saw another offering free dinner, free meatball and spaghetti dinner to those who
you have good chances of getting many free things today. an exciting day for people who call today their birthday. dan griffin, wlwt news 5. mark: thank you. controversy and statues on hollywood' s biggest night. lisa: the big winners at the academy awards and how diversity was in the spotlight last night. mark: new questions about the flint water crisis. the concerns surrounding the timeline of the problems in michigan. or monday. you. 41 degrees. randy, the wind is still kicking. randi: give it a couple of more hours and it will die down. we may see some early-morning sprinkles. for most of us, the rain has been over for a couple of hours. the winds have a couple of hours left before they die down. most places starting out near 40 degrees or so. it is a windy start your leap day. by lunchtime, the winds have
for the drive home, clear and comfortable. this weekend' s warmer weather definitely has us thinking about spring. so right now on wlwt.com, we' re asking what "spring thing" you' re most excited about. right now, most of you are ready for reds opening day and the flying pig. you can take the survey right now on our website. hey pal? you ready? can you pick me up at 6:30? ah... (boy) i'm here! i'm here! (cop) too late. i was gone for five minutes! ugh! move it. you're killing me. you know what, dad? i'm good. (dad) it may be quite a while before he's ready, but our subaru legacy will be waiting for him. (vo) the longest-lasting midsize sedan in its class.
the razzies celebrate supreme underachievement in cinema, and "fifty shades" received five razzies at saturday night' s awards show, including worst picture. dakota johnson was named worst actress, and jamie dornan worst actor. while. -- wow. other razzie winners this year include johnny depp for his work in "mortdecai," adam sandler in "the cobbler" and "pixels." and chevy chase in "hot tub time machine 2" and "vacation."
it will be changing weather every day. a cold front came through early morning post of yesterday, mid-60' s. today behind the french, probably mid 50' s as we head out this afternoon. right now, a few light lingering showers, not much more than mist in northern portions of clinton county and highland county. her most of us, a cloudy and breezy start with temperatures close to 40. 41 officially at cvg.
you can see our area on the northern fringe of the slight risk of severe storms, damaging winds ,hail a primary concern. we will keep an i on any storms through the afternoon tomorrow. for today, we will start with cloudy skies. i lunchtime, the sun is out, a nice afternoon and evening, mid-50' s. skies are clear, upper 30' s. tomorrow, rain showers could be arriving by lunchtime. it will be the afternoon that we have the threat for stronger storms. you can see early to midafternoon, maybe storms with gusty winds were hail. a cold front swings by again and i would not be surprised if maybe we saw a lagging flurry tuesday night into wednesday morning. since it has been so warm recently, not a big deal. he flurries will build away. today, 54, and breezy morning of
to 38 tonight. tomorrow, 60 with storms, especially in the afternoon and evening. wednesday, back to 40 for the high. thursday, could see a chance of a shower -- flurry were just rain showers. by the weekend, back to the 40' s and 50' s. lisa: thank you. more room to breathe. the effort to help air travelers feeling cramped on airplanes. mark: surge pricing is going to disney world. the new policy when it comes to ticket prices. kyla: of course the year when i' m planning to take the kids to disney world this year. oh, man. good morning. as you get ready to head out for the morning commute, here' s a clear look through downtown.
closure on the jeremiah morrow bridge. heading up north into parts of one of butler county, keep that in mind. it will be a morning indolent shower closure. right now, 71 looks good. digging up northbound and southbound. starting to see the time of morning when we may start to see delays. give yourself maybe a few extra minutes as you had outside. lisa: thank you. the price is going up for the most magical place on earth. disneyland in california and walt disney world in florida now
for the next couple of hours. there could be a sprinkle left in northern portions of clinton county. if you' re headed out this morning to get a run in for the flying take, right now, 40 degrees but still very windy. the wind will die down after 9:00 to 10:00. this morning, just as dusty as yesterday afternoon. you can see is 6:00, 52 degrees and mild temperatures. much better the second half of the day. as we train for the flying pig thomas and me your pictures. -- as we train for the flying pig, send me your pictures. tomorrow, thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening hours. cooler on wednesday, but not bad. a chance of snow on thursday. temperatures warm up again by the weekend. mark: governor kasich talks about the future of his campaign.
lisa: church. how witnesses described the chaotic service. mark: running out of gas on the road to the white house, what john kasich is saying about his campaign beyond super tuesday. >> from cincinnati' s wlwt, leading the way. this is wlwt news 5 today. mark: good morning, everyone, thanks for joining us.
randi: stick around to the morning rush. i meant to make this mid-to-late morning, much more manageable. hi lonnie harris brave you want to make a to the windy conditions, lease for the morning. -- pylon the hairspray if you want to make it through the windy conditions, at least for the morning. for most of us, the gusty winds and the heavy rain came right in the middle of the night and may have woken you up. the cold front has rolled in
southbound looks to be flowing along just fine. traffic is still moving by. we will keep you posted and let you know of any other issues pop up. mark: new developments this morning after a former wyoming grad was arrested and detained in north korea in january. lisa: otto warmbier confessed this morning to stealing a political banner in the communist country. wlwt news 5' s andrew setters is latest.
mother would be given $200,000 in donations if he was arrested and detained. >> i wish that the united states administration never manipulated people like myself in the future to commit crimes against foreign countries. i entirely beg you and the government of dpr korea for your forgiveness. andrew: we' re seeing confessions like this before and often people detained in north korea later work recant those -- later recant those confessions after they are released. from the live alert desk, andrew setters. lisa: thank you. developing news this morning, kentucky state police find a body in a creek in bracken county. police say the body was found on -- in snag creek road off route a bank in foster. we are told the bracken county sheriffs department first responded, then called kentucky state police for help. investigators have yet to say if this is a man or a woman or how
mark: a congregation in dayton is in shock after their pastor was killed at church. witnesses say william schooler was shot right after he finished his service on sunday. police say the man who pulled the trigger is schooler' s own brother. witnesses say pastor schooler went into his study following the final prayer, and that' s when his brother, daniel, got up and followed him inside. >> then we heard pa-pow, pa-pow, pa-pow. that' s when everybody started running. i had my coat in my purse are still in there. all i had -- i have to use this walker. and we all ran out. >> i can' t believe it. i can' t believe it that my pastor is gone. mark: dayton police arrested daniel schooler at the church, he is expected to appear in court on murder charges later today. lisa: the hamilton county sheriff' s office is preparing to host a forum looking for input on the heroin epidemic in greater cincinnati. it is happening tomorrow night at the university of cincinnati'
sheriff jim neil says authorities can not do it alone and need the public' s help. if you want to provide input, the forum goes from 6:00 until 8:00 at the muntz hall auditorium. mark: to commitment 2016 now, two republican candidates will be coming our way this week. today, dr. ben carson plans to host a rally in lexington kentucky. , on super tuesday, republican front runner, donald trump, will make a stop in columbus. then he will make his way down to louisville. he will host a rally at the kentucky international convention center. and new this morning, donald trump is getting another political endorsement for his 2016 presidential run. alabama senator jeff sessions has announced he is backing trump for the republican nomination. lisa: in other commitment 2016 news, ohio' s governor is weighing in on what it would take for him to drop out of the race. on "meet the press, john kasich addressed rumors that mitt romney told him to quit. >> i' ve had a number of conversations with him and a lot of email exchanges, and we just have to leave it there.
these candidates should be able to win their own home state. i' m going to win ohio. but if i don' t win ohio, then, you know, ballgame over. lisa: nbc news and the wall street journal just polled voters in three super tuesday states. kasich is in last place in georgia, tennessee, and texas. donald trump is ahead in georgia and tennessee, while ted cruz is now leading in his home state of texas again. mark: when it comes to the democrats, bernie sanders is working to take back the momentum after hillary clinton' s landslide win in south carolina. sanders is hitting super tuesday states, trying to drum up support. the contests tomorrow are crucial for the democrats. 865 delegates are up for grabs in the 11 states choosing between sanders and clinton. lisa: happening today, the mount st. joe' s men' s basketball team is getting a spot in the division iii ncaa tournament for the first time in program history. over the weekend, the lions defeated rose-hulman in the finals of the heartland
the winds are currently at 10. already sing them die down this morning. at the bus stop, it is still a breezy one. temperatures are not too bad, 42 degrees, cloudy and windy as they wait for the bus. not as warm as yesterday, but not as windy. a good day to get outside and play. not every afternoon will be as pleasant. 30' s, 40' s, 50' s and 60' s. mark: thank you. a big problem with some red carpet praise. the confusion surrounding whoopi goldberg and why a website is apologizing this morning. lisa: seven candles on the cake for this guy. the big day ahead for this leapling. mark: a live look from bluegrass. flags blowing in the wind this morning. you can see the breeze has really kicked up.
years young or 28-years-old, if , you want to be technical. guy who never had to worry about what to say when it came time to break the ice. >> you' re in a group of new people and they say, "stand up, tell me your name, and then tell me something interesting about you." i was like, oh, i got it. i' m sean and i was born on leap day. done. kyla: sean also shared that his family has been very creative with celebrations.
there is a special leap night event. you can check out the observatory buildings and if the skies are clear you can take a look through the telescopes. leap night goes from 7:00 until 9:00 and admission is $5. if you' re doing anything special on leap day, we want to know about it on the wlwt facebook page. nina is going to the hospital. she is giving birth to a leap day baby girl. congratulations to nina. rhinegeist is also hosting a celebration tonight. mark: local breweries are getting ready for cincy beer week with a draft party. the breweries are trying to create something similar to the nfl draft with this party. the draft will determine which local breweries will partner with 5 productions breweries. the partners will work together to brew collaboration beers for cincy beer week. you can see the teams come together starting at 6:30 tonight. cincy beer week gets started june 19. over the weekend, another great moment for cincinnati brewing. the christian moerlein brewing
history. it' s been 163 years since christian moerlein founded the brewery and 12 years since greg cincinnati' s grand brewing traditions. you can toast to christian moerlein with the new 12-163 belgian quad that was just released this weekend. lisa: this morning we are waiting on the final numbers from the fundraiser to help an over-the-rhine favorite. st. francis seraph held the fundraiser on sunday, and the efforts for tucker' s restaurant. the vine street location was destroyed last summer by a fire, and now restaurant owners are looking to bounce back. >> joe and carla tucker are the salt of the earth. they' ve made everyone welcome in this restaurant and they' re looking forward to the opportunity to seeing all their friends again, every day. lisa: the tuckers hope to be back up and running july 25, and that would be exactly a year after the fire that forced the restaurant to close down.
and there was a little red carpet controversy involving one of the biggest stars on the entire planet. mark: how does this happen? a beauty website sent out a tweet discussing oprah' s red-carpet look, but there was one problem -- oprah was watching the oscar' s on her couch. this was the tweet which showed a picture of whoopi goldberg. total beauty said, "we had no idea oprah was tatted and we love it." this all got back to oprah and her good friend gayle king . they posted this picture on instagram. oprah was a little confused by the mistake. total beauty deleted the tweet, but later they owned up to the mistake and vowed to donate $10,000 to oprah and whoopi' s charity choice. nice gesture to try and fix it. ms. ago that might cost $20,000. kyla: i am not ok with it.
lisa: good question. kyla: no. no. we' re going to move along. here' s a look at the travel times. 17 minutes on 75 out of butler county from 129 to the norwood lateral. you are still sing pretty decent speeds and travel times. 74 from the indiana side, 17 minutes for your commute. traffic off to pretty easy, breezy start, 74 to the 75 interchange at colerain and beekman, looking good. we made it through the morning accident-free. how does the forecast look? randi: we are looking at aweather roller coaster. ups and downs. gorgeous weather over the weekend with temperatures in the 60' s. strong wind yesterday and temperatures about to head back down to the middle of the week. typically this time of year,
today we will be in the mid-50' s. a cold front came through overnight with another round of gusty winds. the rain is gone and we are waiting on the winds to die down. you can see on the wide view, the back edge of the clouds moving between illinois and indiana. by lunchtime, we should get some sunshine and the winds are about to die down over the next three hours as well. between 7:00 to 10:00, going from 20 mile per hour winds to about 10 mile per hour winds. as we take a look at tomorrow, we' re to talk about the threat for severe storms. cincinnati is in the yellow, which is a slight risk for severe weather. the worst storms of the system should remain to the south but we have the potential for gusty winds or held tomorrow with afternoon storms. today, no worries once the winds die down.
breezy still at 8:00. 9:00 to 10:00, the when will no longer be a worry. lunchtime, sunshine returns and sunny skies and low 50' s for the afternoon. the clouds clear out this afternoon. clear tonight, dipping down into the 30' s. tomorrow, we start out nice and mild. we make it to 60. by lunchtime, showers and thunderstorms rolling in. midafternoon, early evening shot of the stronger storm line coming through cincinnati. i would expect by 8:00 or 9:00, those are off to the east. we will see a wraparound of colder air, maybe a couple of flurries late tuesday night into wednesday morning. because of the warm air, they will melt on contact. today, 54. the winds dying down. tomorrow, 60 degrees with storms the second half of the day. wednesday, 40 or so. still chucking a storm system for thursday. it is been shifting north and south each time we checked the models. there' s a chance we could see
mark: good morning and welcome back. new developments this morning after a wyoming grad was arrested and detained in north korea in january. lisa: otto warmbier has made a dramatic statement. wlwt news 5' s andrew setters is at the live alert desk with the latest on his case. andrew: the confession is thing to keep in mind is we know very little about how or why warmbier offered it. warmbier is a wyoming high grad and a university of virginia student. north korea in january and was detained there. north koreans said he committed a crime. today, warmbier gave a detailed confession, saying he stole a political banner from his hotel room because he was offered a used car from someone at his church and donations to his mother if he was detained. warmbier also says he was encouraged to commit the crime by a student organization at the university of virginia. >> i entirely beg you and the
forgiveness. please, i' ve made the worst mistake of my life, but please, act to save me. andrew: we have seen others detained by north korea later recant their confessions after their release. at this point, warmbier remains in custody. from the live alert desk, andrew setters, wlwt news 5. lisa: thank you. our second top story, kentucky state police are working to identify a body found in a creek in bracken county. police say the body was found on snag creek road off route 8 in
inside. lisa: our fourth top story, celebrating february 29. dan griffin is live with special events and deals taking place only today. dan: known as leap day. a lot of people celebrating today. expectations for new babies can also deals and steals out there. celebrations coming around this time of year. the chances of being born on leap day, one in 1500. leap day is also a popular day for wedding vows. incoming 10, weddings expected started about 9:30 at me stross village. you can get deals. pizza hut offering a personal pan pizza for those born on leap day. krispy kreme running specials on a dozen doughnuts, $2.29 for a dozen if you buy a normal priced dozen. also, a restaurant
live here on the sleep day, dan griffin, wlwt news 5. mark: rounding out the top 5, the 88th annual academy awards there were protests outside the awards show because of the lack of diversity among the nominees. when the statues were handed out, leonardo dicaprio won for best actor. brie larson was named best actress, and "spotlight" was chosen as the best picture. lisa: let' s check the forecast. randi: the winds were howling all day yesterday and all last night, but they are dying down over the next couple of hours. we will make it back to the mid-50' s this afternoon, clouds clearing out. taking a look at these seven-day forecast, 50 today, 60 tomorrow with storms in the afternoon and evening. temperatures bopping around. temperatures are leaping all over the map honestly day. 60' s, 40' s, 30' s.
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