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the car went off with a side of to 75 eastbound and rolled seven times -- several times. three people inside the car were thrown out. including a 7-month-old baby. the driver of the car was killed. a woman in the backseat is also in critical condition. the only person who is not thrown from the car was a man in the front seat. condition. police are not releasing any names or identities involved in the case until they can notify family members. reporting live, emily wood, wlwt news 5. mike: hackers taking aim at cincinnati police. >> this was hacked. so, it takes a sophisticated group of individuals to know how to do those sort of things. reporter: the personal information of more than 50
what' s being done to prevent another cyber attack. mike: cincinnati police hacked by a secret group. sheree: officers don' t want to give the group called anonymous more publicity or credibility. but, the hacking of personal information has triggered a serious cyber investigation. mike: wlwt news 5' s john london is live at district one tonight. john. reporter: it is serious stuff. we are in the fusion center in price hill. cyber analysts are trying to trace it. they do not know if it is homegrown or imported from elsewhere. they are cautioning once again about what' s shared on social networking sites. the video shows someone in a guy fawkes mask defending the release of personal information about police officers. including the 3 who shot and killed paul gaston last week. their addresses, phone numbers, family members. >> these are officers who have spouses and kids and the emotional abuse is probably the
reporter: the hacker group called anonymous considers the police shooting murder. >> even the reason or the premise of why they believe they' re taking this action is absolutely outrageous. reporter: law committee chairman chris smitherman says this goes beyond the cyber security issue. pointing to the cell phone video showing gaston reaching towards his waistband. and the picture of the gun that turned out to be fake, but appeared realistic. a shoot or don' t-shoot instance police train for. >> reasonable citizens out there understand that our officers need to respond with a sense of force to make sure that they go home safe. reporter: we' re told officers are elevating their sense of awareness in light of the hacking. and that they recognize the intent is to rile them up and create division. >> i don' t want to make too much of what this is because that' s their goal. it' s just like terrorism. reporter: police were advised last year, in the wake of potential targeting of law enforcement and government workers by isis, to be cautious about social networking.
>> if they' that chance, then that' s up to you know, you' re subjecting your children and everyone else to this. reporter: a week from today there is going to be in the law committee, a review of overall city facility security a week facilities. the hacking we' re talking about tonight, trying to determine s behind it. reporting live, john london, wlwt news 5. sheree: community leaders. are weighing-in on the data breach by anonymous. mike: supporters of the collaborative agreement say although the hack should have never happened. it might open doors to new conversations about where police-community relations stand now. 14 years after it was signed by police and the
activist, iris roley, and the community police partnering center says it might be time to revisit the role of the collaborative agreement, which is to prevent police shootings. >> law enforcement has to carry out their investigation. we also have the citizens complaint authority. all of those entities are responsible for doing their due diligence. this last shooting on the west side. one of the main things that we asked the police department to do is to not come out and say things were justified before the investigations were done. mike: police say the investigaton is not complete. the citizens complaint authority and the firearms discharge board will also investigate the shooting. sheree: drugs, guns, and wads of money. we were first to show you what police seized in what investigators say is a major drug operation. mike: and now we' ve learned the people accused of being behind the operation are well-known rappers in cincinnati. wlwt news 5' s brian hamrick is leading the way with the details. brian.
police are saying this is considered a significant bust. a half dozen named so far. they call themselves rap artists, police are calling them killers and drug traffickers. -- drug dealers. reporter: the images they project in rap videos are of gun wielding drug dealers, and police say, it' s more like reality tv. now a half dozen are named in what investigators say is a violent drug operation, responsible for violence and murder. we were first to show you what investigators seized, drugs, guns, large sums of cash, and cell phones, detectives with cincinnati police and atf agents say the entertainment group called fdd, even thought fdd members produce rap videos and are locally known rap artists, police say they are dangerous
>> this is impacting the city as a whole. reporter: in addition to they have a dozen arrested so far, more arrests are expected. live, brian hamrick, wlwt, news 5. sheree: thank you. new developments in the audit of the metropolitan sewer district. the mayor cincinnati announcing that it is forming an independent investigation team to look into the allegations and how money was spent. also today hamilton county filed its own motion in federal court asking the city to follow a 2014 order requiring the city to operate the sewer district under the county' s direction. >> we have continually reached out the opportunity of discussion and mediation. not paid mediation but conversation between elected officials. and we' re elected and paid by the taxpayers to do a job.
to give that a try. but instead the county chose to go to court. earlier this month the state auditor launched its own investigation into the msd. sheree: after concerns of competitive bidding, contracts and payments. pellets fired into a crowd of students during an active shooter seminar at a local college. mike: the university says the instructor is the one who authorized the shots. tonight at least one student is upset after getting hit and injured. wlwt news 5' s karin johnson is live with the story you will see only on wlwt. reporter: this training at wilmington college was intended to teach students how to react if an active shooter were on campus. what students like senior jadie riewoldt didn' t expect to actually have a fellow student shoot an airsoft gun at her. she was hit in the side by a pellet. -- and injured. she says a few minutes into the seminar thursday night on campus two students carrying airsoft
firing into the crowd. it was part of the training. today wilmington college confirmed the training was conducted by a wilmington police officer. a college spokesman says they relied on the officer' s judgement about how the training should be conducted and it' s unfortunate this happened. jadie and her parents say they understand the importance of active shooter training but says what happened here is irresponsible. >> i could' ve been shot in the eye. there could' ve been someone with medical conditions to where this affected them and it did cause physical damage and function, i shouldn' worry about what battle scars i' m going to come away with. reporter: i did put in a call to the officer as well as the wilmington police chief. the chief returned my call. he said my phone call was the and couldn' t comment until he talked to the officer. live in warren county, karin johnson, wlwt news 5. mike: jadie says there were no waivers that had to be signed,
available and no warnings that loaded airsoft guns would be used in the seminar. sheree: we have new pictures for you tonight. of the person who robbed the clifton bank this morning. they held up the u.s. bank around ludlow avenue. they cover their face with the garbage bag. it is hard to make up any features of the suspect. the robber did have a weapon. thankfully nobody was hurt. mike: new information tonight involving a crash in the suv. 54-year-old helen dean, died. police say she was not wearing a seat belt. -- helen dean died. she was not wearing a seatbelt. state highway patrol says that their initial findings that the driver didn' t brake. and that the suv didn'
headlights on. sheree: balancing the need to know and the desire to keep say. we investigate why some schools take longer to notify parents about potential threats then than other districts. mike: the generosity of an entire region. is helping the owners of a local icon start planning for life after a devestating fire. kevin: things are going to get a lot busier over the next couple days. we' ve high 50' s,
ccccccccccccccccc mike: a breaking news story out of campbell county. one person has died, a crash happened on i.t. 75 east. sheree: it all happened around 2:30 this afternoon. police say that drugs and speed were factors in this crash. among those injured, a seven month old baby was ejected from the backseat. two other passengers including the mother of the child also in the hospital tonight. mike: if your child' s school is the target of a bomb threat you' d probably expect to find out in a matter of minutes. thanks to cell phones, a growing number of parents think they should be alerted. almost as quickly as first responders. but wlwt news 5 investigative reporter todd dykes is here with more on why that' s not always the case.
reporter: when the safety of students is on the line every second counts. in those critical seconds school leaders have to make a decision which may be more complicated than you think when to notify parents. in the wake of automated calls threatening violence against several area schools, parents are discovering not all districts handle notifications the same way. >> there' s not a one-size fits all. it' s not a cookie-cutter process. rob amodio is superintendent in norwood. reporter: when two of his buildings were threatened last week he waited nearly an hour 1/2 to notify parents. families in three other threatened districts, including loveland, received alerts more quickly. >> it' s probably within 25 to 30 minutes from the beginning of the situation where we notified parents. reporter: ohio schools have no hard and fast rule when it comes to letting parents know what' s happening. on its website the state' s department of education offers guidance on how to spread the word when appropriate. amodio says he waited longer than other districts because he wanted to get the all-clear first.
we did not want to do anything that was going to jeopardize the integrity of that search. reporter: george: -- reporter: he says he takes his cues from first responders. >> we go through trainings off campus that are put on by law enforcement, the ohio attorney general, all the way up to the fbi. the head of an agency that monitors bomb scares and other threats says it makes sense to let each school district notify parents on its own schedule. >> what may happen in one circumstance is not appropriate in another. so i think people need to trust that their schools have the safety and best interest of children at heart. reporter: that' s a message all school leaders hope parents will hear. >> what i think parents need to remember is this we love their children the same that they love their children, and we' re going to do everything we can to keep them safe. >> sometimes sitting tight for a few minutes is going to be the most productive move to take care of our kiddos. reporter: the school leaders i talked to say it' s important parents know student safety always comes first. they say notifications are not
with all the variables in a threatening situation has to be the top priority. todd dykes, wlwt news 5. sheree: the way parents are notified. can depend on a district' s size, location and staffing levels. each school district in ohio is required to have an emergency management plan. drafted with the help of first responders. mike: an update tonight on efforts to help restore the rabbit hash general store that was destroyed in a fire more than a week ago. so far more than $53,000 has been raised online through a go fund me account. and tomorrow duke energy will present a check for $25,000 to the store owner. a local t-shirt maker, cincinnati shirts, has also designed some rabbit hash-inspired shirts featuring the town' s famous dog mayor. all proceeds will go to the store. today was a special day in in lawrenceburg. it was mason parris today, after mason took home the indiana wrestling state championship .
a record of 52 and oh. 0. it also happens to be the first state championship for lawrenceburg in thirty years and their first ever in wrestling. and it' s just the beginning of a promising athletic career for mason parris. >> there are a lot of people i would thank especially my parents, my dad for getting me started, my coaches and the whole community. quick -- greg' s -- >> he doesn' t realize how good he is. he is soft spoken, very humble. i have coaches all over the state tell me just how great a kid he is. sheree: and if mason' s 52-0 record wasn' t good enough. he also happens to have a 4.2 grade point average. cincinnati' s certified most accurate forecast. kevin: well today was a nice one. the good news is that we have a little longer to enjoy this
this evening. tomorrow appears a look at your it should be pretty comfortable out there. s. it should be a slow fall through the 40' s. there is a live look outside tonight. very nice, very comfortable. it is 48 at the airport. we' ve and northeasterly wind at 10. most areas are down into the s. 48 in hamilton, or 10 or so all floating close to 50. all of us -- most of us between 45 and 50 at this hour. high pressure is in place. it is going to stick around for warmer day. i think for the rest of the week the weather goes downhill. it has to do with the developing storm system it is really going
it is going to be big win maker for us. it is going to be windy come midweek. highs are going to be in the 60' s, some rain, a little bit snow after that. no problems after that, i think clouds will gradually increase in the sun will fade as we get into the afternoon and evening hours. tomorrow night into it wins they morning, 16. kentucky a good soaking. during the day on wednesday it will be -- i cannot rule out a few rumbles of thunder on wednesday. it will change on late wednesday night. rain will go over to snow. temperatures will crash. with them still in here during the morning on thursday it is likely going to stick around on thursday during the day on thursday. it is likely will have some light accumulations.
we can see a good solid soaking. a lot of it has to do with this developing storm system. typically i would have the jet stream on this map. but i think you can see pretty easily what is going to happen. it is going to arrive from dallas over to little rock. notice the warmer air you the ohio valley. the pixel beginning to return. the good news if you' re not a fan of the cold, just as quickly as as colds that will move in for the end of the week, by the weekend, i think we will do a repeat performance of this past weekend where we' ll start chilly but say big-time warm-up for saturday and sunday around here. 30 14 low tonight. will drop below freezing. tomorrow will be a nice they in the low 50' s. here' s a look at your day planner.
during less i' m oh climb into the 50' s. here' s a look at your 70 forecast. it looks like a march 7 day rather than a february someday. you a little bit of spring, rain, snow, from 35 on friday to the low 60' s for highs by sunday. mike: march madness was basque about. february was too. sheree: how can we complain on the weekends. we are in goodyear, to find out if reds fans should expect a good year. mike: wlwt news 5' s george vogel is at spring training. he'
training. you know young people they have a lot of optimism. a new day in goodyear has the reds hoping to wash away all that went wrong in 2015. but its going to have to be done from the ground up, with new faces and new names. new is the theme of this camp. >> it was a new feeling when we got into camp this year. a lot of new faces, a lot of new people. that being said a lot of young guys, a lot of hungry guys, it' s fun. george: a lot of these pitchers got their first taste of the big leagues last year, and once you make the majors, you want to stay in the majors. >> oh yeah, definietly. you don' t want to go back down. like i say, i have some things i needed to work on, i need to show them i modified some things, you know how i was out of the strike zone a lot. george: optimism runs high in this camp, and so does fun.
young guys. but a veteran like devin mesoraco understands that a rebuild takes time, and brings about skeptics. >> i would say with all the young guys that we have you' re not sure how it' s going to shake out. you don' t know if these guys can step up and be good solid major league pitchers. -- or hitters. there are just a lot question marks on ouor team right now. george: a very honest assessment there. but devon added that he likes the everyday lineup. you just never know where this team is going to be if everyone stays healthy. tomorrow. the first squad workout in the afternoon. but a stock some college basketball. the new associated press poll is out. 1. villanova
3. virginia 5. xavier 11. louisville 16. kentucky 18. indiana dayton who is 22nd in the --. wildcats defensive end jason hatcher was dismissed from the team for violation of team rules, hatcher was arrested monday morning and was charged with speeding, trafficking in marijuana. kentucky has said audios to their defense event. the reds has gone through a workout here. everything is cooperating. will have a chance to talk with manager bryan price tomorrow along with picture daily. reporting live. sheree: beautiful out there. kevin: we may have one day this week that we can go without jackets. to bring you wendy' s north pacific cod sandwich we send guys like this... on boats like these... in weather like this... all the way up here... for wild caught fish like this... that we panko bread like this... for a sandwich that' s light, crispy and crunchy.
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