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Streaming live right now on Traffic on northbound I-71 near I-275 is moving slowly after a car accident. Scanner traffic indicates a car fell from an overpass.

At 12:45, we will switch our live stream to Washington, D.C. where President Obama is holding a press conference on the Gulf Coast oil spill.

Deliberations continue today in the Ryan Widmer retrial. As soon as we know a verdict, we will let you know, so stick with FOX19 and

There were some tense moments this morning in Golf Manor when a man with a gun barricaded himself inside a home with an infant.

The husband of Xenia's so-called "Runaway Mom" is seeking a legal separation and custody of the couple's young daughter.

Budget problems are affecting ten Cincinnati pools this summer. Get more information here.

Police are looking for a man accused of holding an elderly woman at knifepoint for her prescription meds.

American Idol has complete another successful season. Get a full recap of last night's finale.

Today on the FOX19 video page: Keeping you safe on Facebook and how you can take good care of your feet during sandal season.

We may see a thunderstorm today. Get your complete forecast.



Just for the record hot in my books starts at 90°. During  mid to late afternoon, the risk of thunderstorms will increase as the temperature climbs into the mid and upper 80's.

The chances of rain this weekend are increasing both on Sunday and Monday with Monday having the greatest chance.  At worst it will be scattered showers and not everyone will see the rain but cloud cover and the showers will make it less than ideal.

 FOX19 Chief Meteorologist Steve Horstmeyer



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