Midday Update


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Flags across Kentucky will be at half staff tomorrow in honor of a Bellevue soldier who died overseas. Visitation for Spc. Russell Madden is tonight.

The identity of the victim of a homicide in North College Hill has been released. Click for the latest on this story.

A faulty air conditioner is being blamed for a fire in Covington - and the residents are thankful that everyone made it out okay.

If you travel Interstate 71 between here and Columbus often, big changes are coming. Click here for more info.

Groundbreaking was held this morning for a plant expansion that's expected to bring several jobs to Warren County.

FOX19 UPDATE: Get the latest on a man who fell from a roof this morning in Clermont County.

The heat wave across the country continues. Get more on that here. must-click of the day: An Ohio woman is missing a piece of her ear after being involved in a fight with a neighbor. Details here.

Today on the video page: We visit a mailman who is fighting the heat to do is job and how fireworks may have caused a fire at an historic church.

How long with the heat last here? Get your complete forecast.

After highs reached 90° on Tuesday, we look for our hottest day so far of the year today, with a high of 94°. Hazy sunshine will continue for the next two days. The heat continues through Friday in the low to mid-90's. Thunderstorms develop Friday and will bring cooler and less humid air for your weekend, along with sunshine.

FOX19 Meteorologist Frank Marzullo

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