Midday Update

Good afternoon! Here is your midday update from We have several developing stories to tell you about.

A plane in Alaska that was believed to be carrying a former Senator and a former NASA administrator has crashed, killing five people. It's unclear who is among the fatalities. Get the latest information right here.

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office has just released the cause of death for a woman who was run over by a police cruiser last month in Washington Park. Get more details here.

Ohio has executed another inmate - a man who murdered two co-workers in 1991.

There is a HUGE announcement today at Kentucky Speedway. You will be able to watch it live on

Police have issues several warrants against a man accused of a brutal home invasion and assault in Avondale.

And police are also on the lookout for a suspect who tied up an elderly woman in a home invasion in Newport.

Three people have been arrested in connection to the beating death of a Middletown man.

An Owensville soldier who died in Afghanistan will be laid to rest today. More details here. must-click of the day: Surveillance video has just been released of an Ohio woman throwing a temper tantrum over the unavailability of Chicken McNuggets. You have to see it!

Today on the video page: Business is booming downtown as the Reds play the Cards and Camp Rock's Jordan Francis visits FOX19.

A heat advisory is in effect for the entire Tri-State. Get your complete forecast here.

The heat index will heat up beyond 100° to 105°. A Smog Alert continues today. This morning hazy sunshine with a sun and cloud mix into the afternoon.  The risk for afternoon and early evening pop-up thunderstorms will remain today. Then a risk early Wednesday morning and again late Wednesday afternoon. No relief from the heat and humidity over the next few days. -- FOX19 Meteorologist Frank Marzullo

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