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oh! the $4 menu. where all meals are under $4. at steak 'n shake. for him and do everything i can for him" dan vo a franklin father is now speaking out... after finding his 4- year-old son, dead.... police say the boy's stepmother is responsible. kara vo the flames are now out... but crews are now investigating the cause of an overnight house fire in fort thomas. sot full "i know parents talk about me, gossip everything else but i'll tell you what i really don't care." dan vo a northern kentucky woman goes to great lengths to look like a doll.
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i'm kara sewell. let's get our first look at the meteorologist catherine bodak. the wind has finally died down across the region. today, sunny skies will temperatures 50s. even though recently, this is this time of year. an upper level low pressure system rain tonight into tomorrow. tomorrow morning, there is the potential for some mixing. the chance of rain will continue tomorrow afternoon and linger into sunday morning. temperatures on both weekend days will be in the 40's! new this morning new this morning... a family is homeless after a late-night fire in fort thomas. crews were called to rossmore avenue just before 11:30... investigators say they believe the fire started outside... and spread its way up the house onto the second floor. everyone inside made it out safely.. the cause is unknown.. but officials tell us it is not suspicious. happening today happening today... a woman accused of child endangering in her 4-year-old stepson's death is set to face a judge.
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anna ritchie admitted to dipping austin cooper's legs in scalding water tuesday night, as punishment... the child was found dead by his father the next morning. ronald ritchie the third says he just doesn't understand his wife's alleged actions. "just why? he was so young. innocent. just why" ritchie says he's now on a mission to end child abuse. with the help of his friends, decals reading "stop abuse for austin" are being printed to spread awareness. also today... cincinnati police plan to hold a news conference give more information about an indictment at the great american tower. gunshots shattered windows and caused other damage on four separate occasions in the span of one week during january of 2015. rayshawn herald was indicted in federal court for possession of the firearm used in the shootings. we will be at the news conference and bring you the new information as
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... two polar bears at the cincinnati zoo are getting berit and little one are be back on display today after taking it easy. take a look at this video sent to us by the cincinnati zoo... you can see them splashing in the water, wrestling around... before taking a big nap. it was a very different story wednesday. zoo officials say they wandered through an open door, forcing a lockdown! while visitors were never in any danger, there's still an investigation to figure out how exactly it happened. we want to get another check on this morning's forecast. catherine joins us with a look at the day ahead. the wind has finally died down across the region. today, sunny skies will prevail as temperatures reach the upper 50s. even though this is cooler than we have been recently, this is much more appropriate for
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will deliver the chance for some morning, there is some mixing. the tomorrow afternoon and morning. temperatures on both weekend days will be in the 40's! single lane closure on northbound i-75 at sr 562 beginning by a double lane each night tuesday,
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reopening by 5 a.m. the following day. also, the ramp from northbound i-75 to sr 562 will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. each night, reopening at 6 a.m. the following day. happening today a big day for tri- state teams in the n-c-a-a tournament... both xavier and u-c hit the court today. our jessica brown joins us with a preview of the muskies opener.... its a big night for number 2 seed is the best in school history. they'll be facing off against the 15th seeded scottrade center in st. louis. it's the first time these teams will other. vo yesterday in st. louis..a big practice day at the scottrade center.. the arena will host first and second round games in college basketball's biggest
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xavier looking for a trip to the final four of course...it would be their first time if they make it the game starts at 9:20 tonight. coming up we'll talk about uc's game in spokane washington. the juicy kentucky- indiana matchup for round 2 is now set... jamal murray led five players in double figures with 19 points... fourth-seeded kentucky routed stony brook 85-57, setting up a showdown with rival indiana in the second round of the n-c-a-a tournament. indiana took charge in its own opener against chattanooga.... the hoosiers easily beat up that team the wildcats meanwhile haven't faced the hoosiers since beating them 20-12. the matchup is set for tomorrow evening at 5:15. for all the very latest as the n-c-a-a tournament to fox19 now dot com.. or download the fox19 now mobile app. students and look...
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a good cause. and a local mother for her efforts to like barbie. meteorologist catherine bodak has your storm tracker forecast for your morning commute ... coming
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you're looking at the annual saint baldrick's "brave the shave event." students were shaving their heads in solidarity with child cancer patients to help raise awareness and money. more than 50 students, teachers and staff all joined in for the cause. 3-shot chat the wind has finally died down across the region. today,
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temperatures reach the upper 50s. even though this is cooler than we have been recently, this is much more appropriate for this time of year. an upper level low pressure system will deliver the chance for some rain tonight into tomorrow. tomorrow morning, there is the potential for some mixing. the chance of rain will continue tomorrow afternoon and linger into sunday morning. temperatures on both weekend days will be in the 40's! carstar single lane closure on northbound i-75 at sr 562 beginning
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on northbound i-75 at sr 562 beginning at 8 p.m., followed by a double lane closure at 11 p.m. each night tuesday, march 15 through friday, march 18, with lanes reopening by 5 a.m. the following day. sr 562 will be 9 p.m. each night, the following day. happening today happening today... campbell county police are planning to release new information about the search for a car at the bottom of the ohio river. dan dblbx our jordan vilines joins us live near the combs-hehl bridge with the very latest on the investigation. live this afternoon at 2 o'clock, campbell
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be holding a press conference to release new details in regards to their ongoing investigation of the accident that occurred on tuesday evening here at the combs hehl bridge. they've had to call off their attempts to extract the vehicle from the river currents too strong and the water level continues to rise boone county water rescue team, they had to call of the rescue/recovery effort 130 this morning because one of the divers almost got swept away in the current. this person also said the vehicle is at the bottom of the river and on its side. he did not confirm how many people were inside. likely be sunday or monday before teams can resume their efforts information has been obtained that the car could possibly be a red pontiac grand prix, or a similar vehicle anyone who has a family or friends who may have been traveling in this region in a similar vehicle are asked to call campbell county police officials are going to closely monitor the river conditions and assess the best course of action in the upcoming days live press conference friday at 2 pm at the fort thomas aqua
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the fbi says a california college student who went on a stabbing rampage that wounded four people... was inspired by the islamic state. 18-year-old faisal mohammad was shot dead by a campus police in the november 4th attack at the university of california, merced. investigators say they found isis propaganda on his laptop, and evidence that he had visited the terrorist group's website... however they believe mohammad acted alone. airport officials say lightning struck an american airlines flight, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing at new york's j-f-k airport. the plane was traveling from north carolina to new york's laguardia airport when it happened... lou luca, passenger "it was bad. i thought we got hit by a missile. there was a flash of light, and a big explosion, the plane dipped about a hundred feet. i don't know, it just
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i smelled smoke. the pilot didn't say anything for about five minutes and after five minutes he said everything was fine." american airlines says 55 passengers and four crew members were on- board... no one was hurt. the f-a-a says it plans to investigate the incident. you decide vermont senator bernie sanders has conceded missouri... and won't ask for a recount, despite a hillary clinton lead that is a fraction of one percent. sanders' campaign says he would not do that because he wants to save missouri taxpayers some money. the announcement means clinton swept all five states that voted in democratic primaries on tuesday. people in both parties -- including top conservatives -- are plotting against the republican frontrunner. but can donald trump be stopped? trump is ahead in the delegate count, with 678. to get the one-
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delegates needed to clinch the nomination, trump would have to win more than half the delegates left. people on both sounding the alarm. "hopefully there's still nomination which i think party and be damaging to the conservative "if he gets nominated, we're going to have a election if i'm the nearly two dozen now signed a letter unite against trump. happening now 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 25-hundred dollar playset from recreations outlet and 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!
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realize.. but today is national awkward moments day. celebrated annually on march 18th, it's a holiday everyone can relate to... as we've all had some sort of awkward moments in our lives... whether it's calling someone by the wrong name, tripping over nothing, walking into a door.. you get the idea. to celebrate... post your awkward moments to social media. 4 shot time now for the fox19 flashback.... nats a local woman's nats a local woman's love of barbie
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very expensive makeover... the video you'll have to see to believe is next. plus... catherine is tracking some snow in your weekend forecast! the update, just ahead. "fox19 now never stops. take us with you wherever you go. download the fox 19 weather now app for live street level radar in your neighborhood. and lightning tracker warns you the instant lightning is detected near you. search fox 19 weather now in the app store or google play weather now anim
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sunny skies will prevail as temperatures reach the upper 50s. even though this is cooler than we have been recently, this is much more appropriate for this time of year. an upper level low pressure system will deliver the chance for some rain tonight into tomorrow. tomorrow morning, there is the potential for some mixing. the chance of rain will continue tomorrow afternoon and linger into sunday morning. temperatures on both weekend days will be in the 40's! carstar single lane closure on northbound i-75 at sr 562 beginning at 8 p.m., followed by a double lane closure at 11 p.m. each night tuesday, march 15 through friday, march 18, with lanes reopening by 5 a.m. the following day. also, the ramp from closed beginning at 9 p.m. each night, reopening at 6 a.m. kentucky mom is across the world...
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a northern kentucky mom is making headlines across the world... and becoming the talk of social media. nannette hammond says she's spent half a million dollars to look like barbie... she says she's had botox, fillers and breast implants. originally a brunette, hammond says it's worth every penny to look like this. she even has her own version of pink barbie car, a ten bedroom home, three massive closets and even a private plane. hammond says she doesn't care what other people think.. though she's sometimes worried about how the negative criticism impacts her kids. "i tell them people can be nasty in life and negative and rude and we just gotta be the better people and move on and not let it effect us" "i'm blessed. my kids are healthy, my husband treats me like a princess everyday. when people say i look like barbie or
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better than barbie" hammond's husband and kids say they're proud of her. march madness is taking over the tri-state... a preview of today's bearcats game.. straight ahead. adlib weather and
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and i'm dan wells. the wind has finally died down across the region. today, sunny skies will prevail as the region. today, sunny skies will prevail as temperatures reach the upper 50s. even though this is cooler than we have been recently, this is much more appropriate for this time of year. an upper level low pressure system will deliver the chance for some

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