Eat your lunch with FOX19: Thursday afternoon's top stories

Good afternoon! Expect a daytime high of 34 degrees. We will rebound and warm up to near 60 degrees on Friday with a sun and cloud mix. Here are your afternoon headlines:

7 dead, more missing in NYC building explosion.  At least nine people remain missing and dozens are hospitalized after a blast in New York City leveled two buildings.

Covington Finance Director pleads guilty. Robert Due pleaded guilty to 15 charges in connection with him stealing almost $800,000 in taxpayer money.

City considers adding 'haunted' Walnut Hills school to historic landmark list. Built in 1888, the school closed in 2004 but has found new life in recent years as a haunted tour attraction.

Malaysia widens search for missing plane. Finding the Boeing 777 could prove vastly more difficult, and raises the possibility that searchers are currently looking in the wrong place for the plane and its 229 passengers and crew.

Alisha Waters entered in 'Local Heroes' contest.  The woman shot by her estranged husband at her workplace in Ft. Thomas has been entered in to a contest to receive a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle.

Trending today with Kelly Taylor: Crush things in a tank with Arnold and the five-second rule.

2 killed, 23 hurt after car plows through SXSW crowd. Police state that the driver of the vehicle may have been drunk when he drove through a crowd at the Austin, TX festival.

Hollywood arrives at Eden Park, 'Carol' filming in the Cincinnati area. The film, starring Cate Blanchett, will film in 60 locations across the Queen City.

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