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front comes through. here's the wind gust forecast at 5:00. wind gusts around 35. southern counties, wind gusts around 40 in the northern counties. that has prompted a wind advisory from the national weather service beginning at 11:00 a.m., lasting through 7:00 p.m. northern counties are the most suspect locations. everyone, it will be windy for the afternoon. eventually, wet tonight. here's futurecast. rain arrives after 9:00 and 10:00. the showers spreading downtown. sliding out before our monday morning commute. most will sleep through this and it doesn't look like a lot of rain. 65 for the high today, warm, windy, sunshine. the winds are strong tonight. a line of showers coming through. the winds finally let up tomorrow. we bring back more afternoon sunshine monday. we're still at 54. tuesday, rain returns. that could be a chance for heavy rain, a few evening thunderstorms.
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behind it, we quiet down wednesday, a chance for snow showers thursday. chilly weather back below average friday and saturday. jonathan. jonathan: thank you, jennifer. several people were forced from their home after a weekend fire at a mt. airy apartment. firefighters were called to the 1900 block of kentucky avenue saturday afternoon. someone was cooking and left a pan of oil unattended. 11 people, including seven children, were displaced because of this fire. damage is estimated at $50,000. we now know who shot a 3-year-old indiana boy. the county coroner now saying the child accidentally shot himself. first responders were called to the sunman, indiana, home just after 5:00 friday night. wlwt news 5's tammy mutasa has the latest on the investigation. reporter: a mother frantically calls for help after she found her little boy had accidentally shot himself. >> the way the gun was held and stuff, it was possible for this child to have pulled the
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reporter: the dearborn county coroner says an autopsy was performed on 3-year-old christopher griffith. he says the child's death has been ruled an accident. >> they did check for any kind of previous injuries, bruisings, broken bones. there was no indication of any abuse of that nature. reporter: the shooting happened around 5:00 p.m. yesterday at the child's home on van wedding road in sunman, indiana. first responders rushed to the house after the mom's plea for help, but it was too late. the child died before help could arrive. >> an autopsy today, and he died of a single gunshot wound to the chest. all indications were that it was -- he was the one who pulled the trigger. >> anybody involved in something like this, it's about as bad as it gets. when it involves a child. jonathan: there have been no charges filed so far in connection with the fatal shooting. dearborn county sheriff's deputies are continuing to investigate. happening today, a rally planned
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following a deadly officer involved shooting in westwood. the group, black lives matter cincinnati, now has a number of demands in response to the shooting death of paul gaston. they want the officers involved in gaston's death to be fired and indicted for murder. the group is also asking the department to reopen two other deadly officer encounters. the rally is planned to begin at 3:00 p.m. at western hills high school. this weekend, erlanger came together to show its support for a little girl fighting the same kind of deadly brain tumor that lauren hill fought. >> her favorite color is pink. this will be perfect. jonathan: the police and fire departments took part in the special welcome for 5-year-old brooklyn smith. she's currently going through treatment for dipg. on saturday, the lakemont community tied ribbons in brooklyn's favorite color so she'd see them on her way through the neighborhood. >> brooklyn's name is on one
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side of the ribbon and we're leaving the other side open for anybody to write names of cancer victims on there. jonathan: they tied 25 football fields of pink ribbon. after she finishes her current round of radiation, make a wish will send here on her first plane trip to disney world. they're also created the charity, smile for brooklyn, to help families fighting cancer. in commitment 2016, it was a landslide victory for hillary clinton. the democratic frontrunner is the winner in south carolina. bernie sanders says the nomination process far from over. wlwt news 5 aixa diaz has more. reporter: clinton gaines momentum moving forward after winning the first in the south primary. >> tomorrow, this campaign goes national. reporter: a decisive victory for clinton in south carolina, winning the overwhelming support
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democratic frontrunner thanked promoters and -- >> we are going to compete for every vote in every state. we're not taking anything and granted. >> i congratulate secretary victory. reporter: sanders, who admits le was all but unknown in south carolina when his campaign began, spent the day stumping in texas and minnesota, two states up for grabs tuesday. the vermont senator, whose only victory has been in new hampshire, says his campaign is just beginning and they won't stop now. >> i'm going to be asking for your vote tuesday. i need more than that from you. i need your help the day after the general election because i can't do it alone. reporter: more than 850 democratic delegates are at stake in 11 states on super tuesday. in washington, i aixa diaz, wlwt news 5. jonathan: this weekend, john
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kasich blasted the tone of the republican presidential campaign in nashville saturday. he drew a standing ovation, declaring enough of this trash. he questioned how candidates who trade names and insults can present themselves to young people as leaders. >> when did we get to the point in this country where we can call these kinds of names and have people actually represent themselves as leaders in this country to these young people. enough of this trash. jonathan: this morning, governor kasich will be on meet "meet the press" press", talking with chuck todd about the fact that former governor mitt nom romney talked to him about dropping out of the race and what would happen if he doesn't win ohio. you you can watch that after us on news 5 today. other guests will be senator bernie sanders, senator ted cruz and new jersey governor chris christie, to talk about his
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cincinnati's largest and longest running spring showcase is in full bloom. thousands are expected to take a trip to the duke energy center downtown over the next two weeks for the cincinnati home and garden show. it features some of the best landscaping and interior designs from some of the top manufacturers, retail stores and contractors in our area. the show runs today from 10:30 until 6:00 and then will be back wednesday through sunday. tickets for adults are $13. kids 13 and under get in for free. today, you could take advantage of the nice weather and take part in the maple sugar days of colerain township. it will run from noon to 5:00 at the farbach werner nature preserve. see how maple trees are tapped, learn how syrup is turned into sugar and sample foods prepared with maple. a police officer and marine
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the tragic ending for a virginia officer after one day on the force. plus the dayton flyers on a downward trend after many thought the team capable of making a tournament run. details on their latest games in morning sports. we'll go outside through citycam 5's eyes. green lights at the radisson from the top all the way down.
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jonathan: welcome back. a police officer shot and killed in virginia during her first day on the job. bless her heart. there she is. officer ashley guindon was fatally shot while responding to a domestic shooting in prince william county. police have the shooter in custody. the investigation is ongoing. officer guindon served in the marine corps before joining the police force. she was sworn in on friday. two other officers were also shot during the incident. their conditions are unknown at this time. five people are now dead in what police are describing as an apparent murder suicide in washington state. police say 51-year-old david wayne campbell called 911 saying he'd shot and killed his wife and her children. police say they eventually had to use tear gas to flush him out of the house after an hours-long standoff. that's when he stepped outside and shot and killed himself. the bodies of his wife and her two teenage sons were found, along with a fourth.
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that person's identity has not been released. a 12-year-old girl escaped from the home uninjured, but her relation to the family is unclear. hundreds of balloons were released into the michigan sky saturday night to honor the victims of the deadly shooting rampage in kalamazoo. people gathered at a car dealership to honor richard and tyler smith, who were shot and killed when jays ston dalton went on a shooting spree. the crowd honored four others killed and two injured. blood shed at a kkk rally in anaheim, california. police arrested 13 after clansmen and counter protesters clashed, leading to three stabbings and another attack. authorities say three counter protesters were stabbed in separate incidents. police also arrested three counter protesters seen stomping on a clnsman. >> it is believed the stabbing took place with a flagpole with the eagle decoration on the end
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of the flagpole. that victim was transported in critical condition. the suspect is in custody, as is the flag. jonathan: at least two people in custody face charges for assault with a deadly weapon. police say no matter what peoples beliefs, their first amendment rights must be respected. hundreds came together in maine to celebrate the life of an el faro crew member whose ship sank last year. they gathered in livermore for a days of ice fishing. though his friends and family called the day bittersweet, michael's mother, deb, said the fund-raising event was just another wonderful part of her son's legacy. >> it's hard, but i know that he would want us to go on, and i know he would want us to enjoy this day. he lived 25 years and i just didn't realize the lives that he had touched. but to see the support, people coming out today, just realize how loved he was. jonathan: the derby raised more than $4,000 for the holland
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strong memorial scholarship fund. deb says they plan to invite other el farrow families from across the country to next year's derby. now to a woman whose daughter climbed out of the crib for the last time yesterday. let's talk local weather with jennifer. she got a new big girl bed. jennifer: when you walk into a room after a nap and she's not in the crib, it's a sure sign it's time to get rid of the crib. >> time to go to the big girl bed. jennifer: she's not a baby. people say oh, you had a baby. how is she? i say oh, she's not a baby anymore. take a look. we put her in warm pajamas, but it's not too cold out there this morning. temperatures are fairly mild, upper 30s and low 40s. cincinnati with the higher spots at 44. a look at citycam. high visibility. clear skies. quiet conditions. the winds are picking up just a touch. south winds at 12 miles an hour. we're expecting them to increase this morning and strong winds
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that wind chill factored in, feels like 38. dry conditions on the wlwt radar. we talked about a wet end to the weekend. it's not until after 10:00 or 11:00 tonight. we've got a dry day, especially from start to finish for sunshine. here's a look at satellite and radar with clear skies. nothing out there this morning. we'll have plenty of sun when it comes up. it lasts all afternoon. in terms of sunshine and temperatures, it looks great. but we do have the caveat of the very strong winds expected. a cold front dragging our way will strengthen during the afternoon. ahead of it, it's going to grab enough moisture and southwest winds to take our temperatures soaring into the 60s. the winds will be gusting. they'll stay strong this evening until the front arrives with the rain showers during the night. then winds weaken into tomorrow morning. high pressure arrives on monday. we will decrease our clouds tomorrow morning with afternoon sunshine. temperatures behind the front not a big drop back. today in the mid 60s. tomorrow, we're still expecting highs in the mid 50s.
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a close look at the wind forecast today. we have south winds by the late morning to midday already sustained at 15, maybe 20 miles an hour. 10 and 11:00 a.m. this morning. into the afternoon, they increase. sustained winds at 20 to 25 miles an hour. they stay strong through the evening hours. in terms of our wind gusts, we'll have the same trend where i think the slightly higher wind gusts will be the northern counties. computer model coming out with that as well. 40, 41-mile-an-hour wind gusts during the afternoon. 35-mile-an-hour wind gusts in the southern counties for a period this afternoon. with that, we have a wind advisory in our northern counties, fayette, union, franklin, butler, clinton and warren countys lasting from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. still expecting breezy winds through the evening. just those wind gusts potential there at 40 or more. mainly during the wind advisory time period. in terms of our rain for the late evening and overnight. here come showers after 11:00 sliding in. midnight to 1:00 in the morning,
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lasts about an hour or two. maybe a tenth of an inch, an isolated spot with a downpour, maybe two tenths of an inch. shouldn't be a lot of measurable rainfall. it's moving out before the monday morning commute. 65 for the high today. plenty of sunshine and warm, but it will be windy. tonight, with the rain coming through, we drop off to 39 by morning as the winds start to weaken. tomorrow, lighter winds, more sunshine in the afternoon, high temperature of 54 on monday. 60 tuesday. but that's with more rain returning again and at this point, a chance for some heavy rain and maybe a few evening storms mixed in. chilly air arrives wednesday and then a disturbance comes in with the cold air in place. we could see snow showers. we'll watch for accumulation potential on thursday. but shouldn't be too long lived because temperatures warm above freezing friday and saturday. jonathan. again. thanks, jennifer. plenty of college basketball action to go around saturday. multiple teams in action from our area.
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sports. elise: good morning. i'm elise jesse. the cincinnati bearcats reaching their 21st win of the season. they're on the bubble and on a quest for their sixth straight trip to the ncaa tournament. with three games left in the regular season, now is not the time to lose, especially on the road. junior guard troy coe pain knows that. a key leader. ellis goes down low to clark. jacob evans there to clean up at the rim. 18 points, seven rebounds for him. u.c. with a 13-point lead. troy caupain lights out yesterday. racking a career high 27 points. east carolina not going to go out easily. 70% of the pirates' points came from beyond the arc. barkley dangerous from the perimeter. cincy only up five. caupain's lob to ellis is good. his sixth double-double of the year. ten points, 14 boards. the bearcats leave greenville,
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north carolina with a 65-56 win. we head to the home of country music in nashville. the kentucky wildcats were on the road at vanderbilt, second half, cats down four. isaiah briscoe hits the deep two. wildcats down two. six minutes to go in the game, down nine, jamal murray with the floater in the lane. but it's vandy who pulls off the upset as the commodores win it 74-62 over the cats. villanova and xavier have separated themselves from the rest of the pack. the muskies on the road at seton hall this afternoon at 12:30. the pirates are three games out of first going into the game. and you know archie miller not happy about this one yesterday. this time last week, the dayton flyers were ranked 15th in the nation. they've now lost three of their last four games, including this one at home to rhode island, 75-66. thomas more women in action yesterday. the pak conference championship versus washington and jefferson.
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straight conference tournament title with the 93-74 victory. and that's it for our morning sports right now in this half hour. we'll have more, plus hockey, coming up in the next half hour, jonathan. jonathan: the reds play spring training opener against the indians tuesday. this weekend, however, fans started buying their first tickets in cincinnati for the games here. single game tickets went on sale saturday morning. we had folks out there. die-hard fans. you can't buy opening day tickets yet, but you have a chance to buy tickets for the pete rose hall of fame weekend game. the oscars ceremony facing flack after many say there isn't enough diversity amongst the nominations. now the latest controversy the awards show is under fire for. we'll unwrap that coming back. citycam 5's got old glory with a good, stiff wind out there on this sunday morning. hope you got a great day ahead.
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jonathan: welcome back. you may have heard there's not a single black nominee for an acting award at tonight's oscar ceremony. that has caused controversy. now there's another controversy surrounding the academy awards. this is about gift bags.
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reporter: as if being a hollywood a-lister wasn't enough of a prize, top nominees will pick up swag bag worth $200,000. >> listen, everybody will be interested in this. reporter: including a $900 toilet paper dispenser, $300 of personalized m&ms, three dollar chapstick and the most expensive gift in the bag, a $55,000, ten-day, all expenses paid trip to israel from the country's ministry of tourism. >> we're going to tell this story right. reporter: all 25 acting and directing nominees and host chris rock will get the unofficial oscars gift. >> in your face, neil armstrong. reporter: israel hopes to boost the country's struggling tourism numbers by tapping into the stars' followers on social media. >> they will show how good it is here, how interesting it is here. and i'm sure, use this opportunity. reporter: in an awards season where the academy may have been
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hoping the lack of racial diversity would have been the only controversy, this trip to israel has set off another one. >> we hope a majority for the great majority of the nominees will reject this israeli trip. reporter: omar bargudi who starts the -- says it plays into propaganda. >> we're asking hollywood figures to not to give their names for israel to whitewash its occupation and violations of human rights. reporter: the israeli minister of tourism rejects that criticism. >> i think talking about occupation or talking about boycotting israel because of the current situation is unfair. >> you should be careful. >> mark ryland, up for best supporting actor of bridge of spies says he won't accept any gift.
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silent about the swag bag. jonathan: they do throw money around at the oscars. comedian chris rock will host the academy awards. 50 shades of grey came out on top, or, perhaps, bottom, at this year's razzies. the adaption of author e.l. james' erotic novel grabbed five prizes at the golden raspberry awards tying with "fantastic four" as this year's worst film. 50 shades was worst screenplay, worst actor and worst actress. the razzie awards began in 1980 as a spoof of hollywood's awards season. admission to mickey mouse's house may soon cost extra. disney's properties rolled out seasonal prices saturday. visitors will be able to look at a calendar eight to 11 months in
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value, regular or peak. some of the price jumps depend on which type of day you choose to come to either park. officials say annual pass prices won't change. but multiday ticket prices will increase. still a lot more ahead on news 5 today, including a popular cincinnati mew usic festival going cashless. the changes bunbury is creating to make it easier for fans. tears for fears this year. i've got some other acts coming in. i'll tell you those in a second. meanwhile, citycam 5 giving you a high definition shoate of the festooned lighting of the roebling suspension bridge. gorgeous. hope you're feeling that way on
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re unpacking already? yeah, help me find some mugs. sure. (beep) hey... they' ll do. wake up to the mountain grown aroma of folgers. the best part of wakin' up so, where do you want to start? i think this is a pretty good place.
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jonathan: now on news 5 today, a local fundraiser ends after a fire ball explosion. the lessons firefighters say can be learned from the fish fry accident. and strike out the big band. where you and your family can get a sampling of the best cincinnati performers for free. we're in for a quick warmup today. meteorologist jennifer schack will talk about rising temperatures to end the weekend and the impact the winds will play in your day. it's sunday, february 28, 2016.
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jonathan: good morning. welcome to news 5 today. thanks for joining us on this sunday morning. i'm jonathan hawgood. this is meteorologist jennifer schack. normally, this would be the last day of february. we've got more to go. jennifer: right, an extra nugget. they threw us a day. once every four years, we get this leap day. jennifer: you know what i was doing the last leap day? jonathan: did you jump? jennifer: i don't know. jonathan: why do they call it leap day? jennifer: i don't know. jonathan: this is minutiae which i'm usually good at. i don't know the answer. we have 60 something degrees. jennifer: 65 today, sunshine. not the ideal day to be out in terms of wind. wind gusts above 40 a possibility in parts of the tri-state. there's a wind advisory that starts at 11:00 a.m. lasts through 7:00 tonight. this morning, winds are sustained around 10 to 15. they'll pick up above 20 miles
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we'll be windy all afternoon and evening. so it's not really an isolated scenario. i think the winds will be strong all day today, until a front arrives later tonight. so far this morning, not too concerning. 10 to 15 miles an hour. they're stronger the closer you get to a cold frant that's deepening. morning winds will pick up as well. temperatures in the mid 40s for most of us. upper 30s to mid 40s. a mild start with clear skies. satellite and radar, no clouds to be found. typically, with he get higher temperatures this time of year thanks to a blanket of cloud cover. not the case this morning because the winds are staying up for the morning hours, not allowing the temperature to drop off. clear skies, plenty of sunshine when it comes up. warm, windy today. eventually, it will get wet. we'll talk about the cold front rain is bring in and the chaps for rain and snow in the work week. jonathan: thanks, jennifer. cincinnati police are investigating a weekend shooting
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in mt. airy that happened near the mt. airy food mart saturday afternoon. the male victim was shot in the shoulder and grazed in the head. he's expected to be okay. no word on any arrests. police say drugs may have been involved. it was one of clermont county's most brutal killings, then 24-year-old david chapin was accused of killing his roommate and eating his brain that was in 1979. chapin is 60 years old and up for parole. prison records show his hearing was held this month but a decision is yet to be made on any possibility of release. a man is charged with voyeurism after police say he recorded women on his cell phone in the bathroom of bethesda north hospital. montgomery police say that man, daniel schantz, hid his phone under a cabinet. a woman saw it and reported it to security. schantz later said his phone was missing and let security officers watch the videos he recorded. his bond was set at $5,000.
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kentucky lawmakers are looking at a new measure to reduce penalties for teenagers caught sex ting pictures of themselves or friends on their cell phones. the only option for prosecutors is to file felony charges. the new bill would reduce a first offense penalty for a minor to a fine. developing now, an erlanger fish fry ends with flames. jirg three people. now firefighters who helped battle the flames are using the accident as a teaching opportunity. wlwt news 5's richard chiles has the story. richard: friday fish fry signs are popping up throughout the tri-state. along with a lenten tradition, a warning for fire safety is being served up. friday evening, flames leapt through the tent of an outdoor fish fry sending three people to the hospital. >> we got the call for a dumpster fire. the first units arrived and found that it was actually where they were cooking their fish for
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their fish fry. richard: independence fire crews were able to extinguish the blaze. >> definitely a dangerous combination. you want to be prepared. richard: emergency crews were able to knock down the flames from the fire very quickly. but you can see from the proximity of this structure, to the sanctuary, that disaster was quickly averted. from the charred remains, emergency responders now pass on a vital safety reminder that could save lives. use caution and have a safety plan in place. >> you want to make sure anybody that would be back there cooking the fish would be trained on how to extinguish fires. has ards to look for. >> those cooking hazards are familiar. in an emergency, awareness can save lives. >> making sure they have extinguishers to put out a fire, making sure they're aware on how to turn off the pro pane. richard: a very powerful reminder of a very important rule. >> have a safety plan in place and practice it. richard: in independence,
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richard chiles, wflt lwt news 5. jonathan: the fire is still under investigation. a couple of employees from the oldest black radio station east of the mississippi shared stories downtown this weekend. wcin first hit the airwaves in october of 1953. the station opened the door for other african-american formatted stations to start. everett cork and former news reporter gina ruffin moore spoke at the main library downtown. they told stories about coworkers, joked about the fun they had and answered questions from the audience. the historic music hall in over-the-rhine will come alive once again today, thanks to the macy's arts sampler weekend. the day begins at 11:00 with sprak tive theater, dance, face painting and hands-on crafts as well as performances, you including the may festival youth chorus. then everyone heads into the main hall for a concert featuring the cincinnati orchestra, cincinnati ballet and
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opera. talk about some high culture. they're expected to perform selections from star wars, superman, and frozen. that will be great. big changes are on the way for the bunbury music festival. the three-day event will toss the tickets for something a little more advanced. wlwt news 5's dan griffin has details at yeatman's cohen. bunbury has new artists. they'll be introducing new high tech wrist bands. we're taking a closer look at how it's all going to work. no doubt, the music will be loud this year for bunbury. the headliners have been revealed, but a new rfid wrist band will be front and center. >> you won't have a ticket to get into the festival, you'll have a wrist band. you load your money on that wrist band in advance. it acts as your credit card and ticket. go in and out of the festival, pay for everything with the wrist band. >> the bands will look like this. organizers say this is the first time they'll use them. they'll be managed by a company
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specializing in this technology. a secure chip in the wrist band will store your information. this year, organizers say bunbury will be cashless. >> last year, it was largely delayed because people were backed up. couldn't get into the festival. so anything that speeds that up, i think people are all about technology and the people you're talking about, the audience, the target audience, they're all over technology. reporter: a spokeswoman says people can add cash to the festival. vendors will be able to process the chips with special equipment requiring your signature. the wrist band is waterproof but if it's lost or damaged, it won't work and can be replaced. they say after the festival, the wrist band is worthless and can't be used for any information again. >> i would have no concerns about that. i think it would be a great advantage. reporter: if you're wondering, in he money you don't spend will be refunded either as a credit on your card or mailed to you in a check.
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technology at two festivals this year, one at columbus and buckle up here in blue ash later this summer. for now, yeatman's koef, dan griffin, wlwt news 5. jonathan: there will be three entrances to help with the lines. organizers will also allow sealed bottled water and empty containers at the entrance. so are you thinking about the lineup in here's a look. we've got the killers, of monsters and men, tears for fierce world . ice cube will be there, elle king as well and you can check out the full list on wlwt.com. new developments in the ongoing case against el chapo. the proposition that could get him back on u.s. soil. plus, the cincinnati cyclones on the ice last night in front of a sellout crowd. the record setting game for the team and how they performed under pressure. and your live look outside.
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newport on the levee looking lovely. the ohio river got a little ripple on the surface going. reflecting that red light from
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the united states, but under one condition. that he be transferred to a medium security prison here in the states. probably don't have to tell you, you can keep in mind that he has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in mexico. says if he wants to come to the united states, it's got to be a medium security prison. el chapo's attorney says the guards at his current prison won't let him sleep so he's turning into a, quote, zombie. more troubling news about the zika virus. there are now more than 100 cases in the united states. an ohio woman speaking out after she was diagnosed after a late december trip overseas. wlwt news 5's courtis fuller has the details. reporter: not many people have been to haiti 25 times. >> i'm georgia kurk co, and i'm a volunteer educator in haiti. reporter: it's because of the trips that georgia kurko is part of an even smaller pool, one of
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just five ohio ans to test positive for zika. >> achiness. your joints are painful. reporter: these traveled to haiti since 1987, the same year she graduated from seminary school and started, in her words, spreading hope. she knows a thing about illnesses. >> i've had g dengue fever, malaria. reporter: on her last trip, december 23rd, she, like the rest of us, hadn't heard much about zika so she didn't do much to prevent mosquitos from biting. >> we were on the ocean doing fishing. it was a great chance for a mosquito to do whatever a mosquito wanted to do. then we slept outside because it was so beautiful and the sky was so pretty. reporter: eight days later, new year's eve, kurko says she had what felt like the flu. with one difference. >> i was hotter than usual. and i looked in the mirror and i
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starting here on my face. i saw it was all over most of the front of my body. reporter: eight days after that she saw a doctor in her hometown of martin's ferry. thursday, she learned it was zika that made her so sick. photographs taken when she developed the illness don't frame negative thoughts about the trip. >> our bodies are made in a way that we can handle what just happened. and it's a luxury to be able to say that, because it wasn't a disease that affected me long-term. >> speaking of those effects, zika has been found not to be life-threatening for adults. but it can have devastating effects on an unporn born child of a pregnant woman affected with the virus. let's switch gears and talk local weather with jennifer. jennifer: a mild start. temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s. right now, cincinnati one of the higher spots at 44. i don't think we're going to drop off too much more this morning. maybe a couple of degrees.
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we'll stay comfortably above freezing. a look at citycam. high visibility, clear skies this morning and a quiet start. the temperature, 44. what it feels like, 38 for the wind chill. note the south wind at 12 miles an hour. we do have a south breeze already. and expecting winds to pick up in the next couple of hours and stay strong all afternoon. radar. clear skies. the radar will stay quiet all of today in terms of daytime hours between sunrise and sunset. but as we head into our late evening, past 10:00 tonight, rain showers arrive. a cold front will push in later for the overnight. satellite and radar showing the quiet conditions. the ohio river valley up toward the great lakes all clear skies. nothing to arrive in terms of cloud cover or rain. we will notice the winds. they'll be picking up for the afternoon, gusting above 40 miles an hour at times. futurecast showing a cold front strengthening, coming out of the midwest. it will grab south winds. the winds will pick up. temperatures will climb nicely.
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highs today expected in the mid 60s. there's limited moisture with the front as it pushes our way. we should have plenty of sunshine ahead of it. it will encounter moisture and bring showers in overnight. even at that, we're not talking a lot of rain, quick moving front. behind it tomorrow, we'll go from highs today in the mid 60s. tomorrow, we'll be in the mid 50s. it's not a big drop back. we should bring back sunshine and weaken our winds monday afternoon. a close look at the wind forecast today. south winds at 15 to 20 miles an now from the midday through the afternoon. they'll even stay strong this evening until the front comes through. so our south winds will be noticeable sustained winds. when you talk about gusts on top of that, gusts of 30, 35 or 40 miles an hour an potential all afternoon and into the evening. they should peak during the heating of the afternoon. at 5:00, the wind forecast today, gusts around 40 miles an hour for the northernmost counties. the best chance for that, gusts in the mid 30s for southern counties. so probably not going to be quite as high.
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that's why the national weather service putting out the wind advisory. portions of central indiana, central ohio and dragging down into the local counties for clinton, warren and butler countys, as well as franklin, fayette and union counties in indiana. starting at 11:00, lasting through 7:00 this evening. winds during the day, windy and warm. tonight, wet. i think all of us will see showers come through on the futurecast past 10:00 and 11:00 tonight. clouds, the leading edge of showers, downtown. midnight to 1:00 a.m. tonight. then sliding out beyond that. computer models are back and forth about how much rain comes through, but we should get a light shower or sprinkle. we may see a couple spots a tenth of an inch. we get a downpour or two, maybe two tenths of an inch. that's a stretch. not a lot for measure rbl rainfall. 65 for the high today. plenty of afternoon sun. the winds will be up. it will be warm. rain showers tonight. behind it tomorrow, extra 54. rain returns tuesday. some of it will be heavy, maybe
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a few evening storms mixed in. but still mild at 60 or warm at 60. behind that, the cold air filtders in the second half of the forecast below average. with the moisture ripple ing through thursday, snow showers, accumulation possible. temperatures start to climb beyond that. now here's your sunday morning sports. elise: good morning, wright state will be a busy place next weekend. saturday, the nutter center will play host to moeller, facing springfield, lakota east facing wayne and mason and wilmington seeing each other in the elite eight. now we'll see if lasalle or elder will advance in the tournament. first quarter, krnl fleming, the coach's son, doing some work, spin move off balance fadeaway, knocks it down. c.j. had a game-high 21 points. elder looking to answer back. ryan custer hitting the triple from the wing. he finished with 15. the panthers are up by seven points.
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keegan hudson, the drive. lasalle rolling deep into the playoffs with a 49-44 win. the next game will be at the nutter center, a week from last night against centerville. over at u.s. bank arena, the first ever sellout for a cyclones game. over 16,000 people there for the teenage mutant ninja turtle night. second period, down one. joe pendezza with a chance. didn't get enough on the backhand. cyclones down 1-zip. later, cincy down two. another chance for the clones. mulvey makes the wrister past the goaltender. his 15th goal of the year. cyclones trying to one win, but didn't. they fall in a shoot vout against the indy fuel. miami's hockey team beat colorado college with a 4-0 win as well. jonathan: apparently, you can teach an old dog new tricks.
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four shelter dogs rescued from slums and abandoned lots around soo paolo brazil were trained as ball dogs for the brazil open tournament. their job, to retrieve balls that went out of bounds at an exhibition match thursday and give them back to the players. as you saw, they didn't like the giving back part as much as the getting the ball part. you got to be kidding me. today, they're expected to take part in the awards ceremony. what about the slobber effect? anyway, a bald eagle rescued in indiana back in the wild. the red wolf sanctuary in rising sun has been taking care of emmy the eagle. kevin mclaughlin provided this video as they let her go saturday. they released emmy. emmy was found in a trap in bad condition. the volunteers at the sanctuary fed emmy one last meal before she took to the skies. go get 'em, emmy.
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she's finding her own food now. the irs taking steps to protect you from identity theft. the new initiative to protect against criminal hackers. and your live look outside. citycam 5. stay with us. new fresh step with the power of febreze.
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starting this week, the irs will warn you if you're in danger of identity theft. last year's theft of the taxpayer data was seven times bigger than originally thought and reported. criminals used a tool on its website to steal more than 7,000 peoples tax forms. they've since disabled that tool. people who were affected will get an extra pin for future filings and can get free credit protection. wanted, tech savvy teenagers. that's the message from the hamilton county board of election as we head toward the march primary. jenell wal son says the search is on for a new generation of poll workers. >> i have my iphone, my ipad for school. reporter: hannah is the type of people the hamilton county board of elections is looking for. she's tech vaf savvy. >> high school seniors are digital native. reporter: the board is recruiting younger poll workers to help operate the new e-poll book. the county ran into problems
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with the new system in november, which the state blamed partially onled older workers without tech skills. several seniors at high schools have signed up. >> it's a way to get involved in the political process because this is my first election. not only do i get to vote for the first time in a presidential election, but i also really get to help out with the people in the community. reporter: students will go through the same training as adult poll workers. the hamilton county board of elections will put them through a four-hour training class. >> they go to the class and a monday night organizational meeting, which is about average about two hours, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and election day, from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. so it's a pretty long day, but they get our pay is a little above minimum wage. it's 181 $181. reporter: plus students get a civics lesson. >> i've been involved in civics and the political thing. i love that stuff.
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so being able to participate in the election and have a hand in the whole big thing, like it just makes me kind of excited and like thrilled to just participate. reporter: mallory says 15 schools have signed up for the program. in westwood, jenell walton, wlwt news 5. jonathan: high school seniors must be 17 years or older to sign up for youth at the booth. the board of elections is looking for another 200 students to take part in the program. still a lot more ahead, including excitement building for the oscars. who hollywood experts say could be taking home a golden statue. our technical director, mark gibson, saw the revenant yesterday, says he gives it two thumbs up.
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jonathan: now on news 5 today, questions into the shooting death of a 3-year-old indiana boy are being answered. who the coroner says pulled the trigger and what investigators are still piecing together. a cincinnati officer involved shooting has the group black action. they'll be hitting the street today. richard: we'll get you signed up for the ultimate honey-do list as the home and garden show opens up today. chair today. enjoy the warmer temperatures. unfortunately, we'll also have to batten down the hatchs.

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