Midday Update

 Good afternoon and Happy St. Patrick's Day! Here is your midday update from

BREAKING NEWS from Washington D.C. where the Senate has OKed a jobs bill.

Why were two local civil rights leaders arrested this morning? Get the story here.

Jurors heard closing arguments this morning in the death penalty phase of the Anthony Kirkland trial.

If you decide to drink this St. Patrick's Day, police are reminding you to not get behind the wheel. And if you need help with a hangover, check out this local product.

Police are asking for the public's help in solving a mystery in Whitewater Township, where a man was shot last night while checking his tires on the side of the road.

The United States Customs and Border Protection are trying to figure out how 14 pounds of cocaine ended up in a bathroom at CVG. must-click of the day: An Indiana state trooper is in hot water after leaving his loaded gun inside a restroom at Lowe's.

Today on the video page: A unique program at Children's Hospital and a court appearance for a man who is accused of a fatal bar fight.

A little more spring-like today. Get your complete forecast.

Expect gradually more and more sunshine for your St. Patrick's Day with temperatures rising to 62 degrees today. It only will get better from here with sunny skies for the remainder of the week and temperatures rising into the mid-60's. Our next chance of rain will arrive late Saturday into Sunday with cooler air.

FOX19 Meteorologist Frank Marzullo


UPDATED 8am River Forecast 

Markland 44.4', rising to 46.3 Crest Thursday Flood Stage=51'

Cincinnati 50.9', Cresting, Holding  Flood Stage=52'

Meldahl 48.7', Cresting Flood Stage = 51'

Maysville 50.2, Cresting Now Flood Stage=50'

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