We are back in the deep freeze with the low temperature diving to 16 degrees by daybreak. The thermometer will only rebound into the low 20s later under gradually clearing and then mostly sunny skies, says FOX19 NOW meteorologist Jeff Creighton. Tune in at 6 a.m. for his updated forecast.
Here's stories you missed overnight and ones to watch on FOX19 NOW Morning News:
In the first ever college football playoff championship, Ohio State overcame four turnovers to beat Oregon 42-20 and win their seventh national title in program history. Tune in at 6 a.m. with the blow-by-blow game playback from reporters Jeremy Rauch and Joe Danneman, who were in Texas for the big victory. Plus, reporter Sara Celi is live outside Dick's Sporting Goods in Sycamore Township. The store opens at 6 a.m. to sell college football playoff merchandise.
In a FOX19 Investigates follow-up, the process to change Cincinnati's residency requirements for city workers could begin today. Tune in at 6 a.m. when reporter Miranda Del Pozo preview a city council committee meeting scheduled to take place in just a few hours.
You won't want to miss today's guests:
Be sure to watch at 7:50 a.m. Taft High School Athletic Director Don Newberry and Head Football Coach Greg Conwell join us live in the studio to share their memories and encounters with two former Taft students who played in the national college football championship game: Dwayne Stanford for Oregon and Adolphus Washington for OSU.
Was crime up or down in Cincinnati in 2013 compared to the year before? Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and Police Chief Jeff Blackwell will be live in our studio at 8:10 a.m. to explain the latest statistics and what they are doing to try to keep the city safe in 2015.
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