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what we know about the victims this morning. lisa: and new developments i n the terror attacks in brussels. state media now reporting that officials now know the identity of two of the three suspects. >> from cincinnati' s wlwt, leading the way, this is wlwt news 5 today. lisa: solidarity being shown all across the world this morning as in belgium that occurred just 24 -- for the tragedy hours ago. the eiffel tower lit up in the belgian flag' s colors overnight. the city of light is still recovering from its own terrorist attacks in november of last year. the latest on brussels is just ahead. 5:00 a.m. on your wednesday. good morning. i' m lisa cooney. mark: and i' m mark hayes. thanks for joining us. randi rico and kyla woods are in this morning with your weather and traffic. let' s go straight to randi rico for the forecast. we' re starting off in gorgeous territory. randi: it is 54 right now. we'
usually are midafternoon. cvg. 54 in loveland and springboro. 56 in dillsboro. yesterday we had strong winds and occasionally very strong gusts. kind of a windy wednesday but the wind will take a step back. the springtime warm-up continues. the low tonight, 55. that puts us well above 10 degrees warmer for this time of year. into the weekend, we' ll take a bit of a dive, especially on friday. through the afternoon, i had today around 67. let' s check the roads. kyla: we have the incident along 71, 75 cleared and out of the
74 near the 275 interchange through the western communities, both directions are clear for you. 75, same thing. right now we have light volume and things are moving right along. 71, 75 looking good at donaldson. lisa: thank you. belgian police are hunting an isis suspect seen with two supposed suicide bombers shortly before they struck brussels airport in the first of two attacks that also hit the city' s metro. mark: those two suicide bombers are now being identified this morning. belgian state broadcaster rtbf says in a report that they' re brothers khalid and brahim bakraoui. rtbf says khalid el bakraoui had rented an apartment raided by police last week in an operation that led authorities to top paris attacks suspect salah
34 people are reported dead from tuesday' s attack, another 200 injured. >> the services are very proficient people. we are also convinced that they are professionals, too. it is difficult, but i' m convinced that we will win. mark: isis claimed responsibility for the attack. security experts believe they were probably in preference before friday' s arer rest. lisa: right now, fears in kentucky center on a young couple still unaccounted for in the aftermath. a lexington woman says they can' t reach her niece or her niece' s husband, who were at the airport about the same time as the blast. stephanie and justin shults lived in brussels.
mom off at the airport to return to the u.s. the family tell us the mother is ok. mark: a local woman studying in brussels was actually inside the airport at the time of the blasts and scrambled to find a bathroom to shelter in. >> some people thought that the loud noise was like a car crash outside. some people said they thought it was a machine that exploded. mark: alison is a notre dame academy grad and is now studying for her masters at a university in brussels. she had just gotten off a flight from switzerland when the attacks happened. after some time, alison made her way outside the airport and was able to see the damage. >> and so i think then, that affected me the most, knowing that there were direct victims from that terrorist attack and feeling very lucky that i wasn' t one of them. mark: alison says she is studying international migration to help people from different cultures integrate peacefully and keep tragedies like this one from happening again. we' re staying on top of the attacks on air, online, and on your phone.
you can keep up with the new developments on wlwt.com and our mobile app. lisa: new this morning, more trouble on 275 by the river. police were called to another serious crash overnight. this time it was on the kentucky side, right by the combs hehl bridge. it' s the latest issue along this stretch of interstate in the last two weeks. andrew setters is live near the bridge with a look at the problems in this area. andrew: the problems in the vicinity of the combs hehl bridge seem to never end lately. eight days, four wrecks, and two of them were deadly. a crash send two people to the hosptial. their car was headed west on 275 on the kentucky side of the river when it smashed through a guardrail and rolled down an embankement. two people were inside and both were taken to the hosptial. the car still hasn' t been recovered because it' s in a
a crash on sunday along 275 proved deadly. cory lippmeier is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide after his car rear-ended another on the interstate. scott petredius was killed after his car was hit. police believe lippmeier was impaired and speeding at the time of the crash. and then there was another wrec k. it could be several more days before crews are able to get into the ohio river and recover bridge during last week' s crash. river currents are too strong. that accident happened in a string of chain reaction wrecks along the bridge last tuesday. just yesterday, a crash that didn' t cause any death or injury other than headaches for people trying to drive there. a trailer tipped over, spilling mulch all over the interstate on east 275 near u.s. 27. this accident earlier this morning when not cause any problems.
wlwt news 5. mark: the two front-runners in the 2016 presidential election brought home a pair of wins last night. for the republicans, donald trump dominated in the arizona primary, getting more than double second runner-up cruz at 47%. kasich came in last, with 10% of the vote. however, in the utah caucus, texas senator ted cruz charged ahead of the two other candidates, receiving nearly 70% of the votes there. kasich pulled ahead to second place in utah, with 16%. lisa: democratic presidential front-runner hillary clinton widened her lead over rival bernie sanders in a resounding victory in arizona' s critical primary tuesday night. but it was actually bernie sanders that took home the most states last night, winning by significant amounts over clinton. while clinton won in arizona by 58%, vermont senator sanders took home more than 75% of the votes in both iadho and utah' s but before last night' s was on every candidate'
both sanders and clinton made statements against terror group isis, who took resposibility for the attacks. mrs. clinton: let' s work at preventing the terrorists, let' s isolate them from a vast majority of muslims and let' s defeat them and do everything we can to protect america, europe, and our other friends and partners around the world. mr. sanders: it is clear to me, and i think the entire civilized world, that isis must be destroyed. we are making progress in iraq. isis is losing about 20% of the territory they held last year, but clearly we have got to do more. lisa: democratic voters will go to the polls again this saturday for caucuses in alaska, hawaii and washington. republican candidates will not have their next contests until next month. mark: let' s check in with kyla. kyla: we' re talking about construction. foster road, this will take
they are doing work on the bridge. right now no lane closures in that area. you can see a lot of cones t here. do plan for that along 71. the weather sounds like it will cooperate today. randi: today looks great. showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. tomorrow is the wettest day of the next week. this is not a bad way to start the day. made an upper 50' s. 57 degrees in blue ash. 55 in fort mitchell. a nice, mild start to the morning. we will be pushing 70 in many towns. for the morning rush, a mild
by lunchtime, sunny, breezy, and 60. you' ll notice more clouds into the evening hours. mark: thank you. the affordable care act going back to the supreme court this morning. arguing the healtch care act is in violation of. mark: and it was lift off in nasa' s latest mission as they send another rocket into space. lisa: 5:10,
hear arguments in a case involving whether or not the healthcare law violates the religious freedom restoration act, forcing religious non-profits to act against their religious beliefs. catholic nuns with the little sisters of the poor say the contraceptive-coverage mandate violates their religious freedom rights. lisa: nfl commissioner roger goddell is scheduled to speak this morning in boca raton, florida, as owners meetings conclude. team and league executives met to discuss major issues in the league and to vote on a number of rule changes. goodell is expected to address the 19 proposed rule changes and is expected to touch upon the new england patriots' request to have their first-round draft picks returned following last year' s deflate-gate controversy. mark: president barack obama has ordered that all american flags in the u.s. be flown at half-staff through saturday out of respect for victims of the brussels attack. the president said in a proclamation issued hours after tuesday' s attacks that the american people stand with the
with other nations to bring the perpetrators to justice. the attacks killed at least 34 people and left scores wounded. we' re hearing from more witnesses to these attacks. on jerry springer' s podcast that he does every tuesday night in ludlow, kentucky, he interviewed a woman who flew back to brussels after visiting new york city. lisa: cheryl miller says she was heading to baggage claim with the explosions happened. >> just suddenly we all heard a huge explosion and everything started rocking and shaking and dust and smoke flying everywhere. everyone running for cover. and yeah, i just high-tailed it out of there. lisa: cheryl is grateful she had issues with her passport when she first got off the plane. she fears without that issue she would have been closer to the explosions. mark: a cygnus spacecraft took off from cape canaveral late last night bound for the international space station. the unmanned rocket is loaded with supplies for the station, but it will not be returning to earth.
deliberately set on fire. nasa wants to see what happens when a large-scale fire erupts inside a space capsule in a zero-gravity environment. nasa hopes the experiment will help them better determine how much fire-resistant material is needed in spacecraft and astronaut gear. lisa: it was a special day for the tuskegee airmen. the group of first african-american pilots to fly for the military were founded 75 years ago. one of the legendary airmen was honored in frankfort last night. the 89-year-old frank weaver was given a resolution thanking the world war ii air corps. >> believe it or not, we didn' t think anything of it. we just went in to serve, serve well, and come on back home. but we didn' t think about being black or nothing. lisa: there are other events planned to celebrate the tuskegee airmen later this year. >> cincinnati' s certified most
randi: we are looking at a windy forecast for your wednesday. not the crazy gusts we had yesterday, was still on the breezy side. tomorrow is a wet day. things are looking smooth sailing toward easter weekend. we do have clear skies east of cincinnati and a few clouds to the west. yesterday we had sunshine through the day. today we will have clouds mixing in. we are starting out with temperatures in the mid-and upper 50' s. up into the 60' s this afternoon. 54 right now at cvg. 57 in hamilton and
5:00 this evening, 67, 68 degrees with the wind still about 20 miles per hour. let' s take a look, a lot of people on spring break. the zoo is doing an easter egg hunt. 6:00 tonight, a few more clouds around. through the afternoon, you will notice those clouds thickening up towards sunset tonight. rain will be arriving by dawn tomorrow morning. downpours. again a second round of storms. could be on the stronger side in time for the evening commute. they should be gone by sunset tomorrow night.
today, 67 degrees and breezy. tomorrow, off and on stormy weather. friday, temperatures back up into the 40' s. nicer into the weekend. if you have an easter egg hunt planned for the weekend, it will be a bit breezy. kyla: we' ll take it. it beats snow. nothing to hinder your commute at this early hour. this is 275 and 4 71. northbound, 65 miles per hour. all of our speeds look good. five minutes, a quick commute to get you up to the daniel carter beard bridge and into downtown.
problem free right now. lisa: what do you get when you put a dog and some baby cheetahs together? mark: about the cutest sight ever. how the cincinnati zoo is helping the cubs after their mother suddenly passed away. lisa: and just in time for spring, starbucks is keeping you cool with a new latte. the tasty new flavor they unveiled this week. mark: taking a live look outside . 5:20, 54 degrees.
re watchin lisa: good morning and welcome back. 54 mild degrees and looking good over the ohio river there. right now here' s something to celebrate. it' s national puppy day. mark: it' s a day to celebrate one of the most delightful stages in a canine' s life. a new survey commissioned by royal canine reveals most adults are uncertain when puppies have transitioned from puppyhood to adulthood, something that' s important to know when feeding your canine friend for proper growth. only 31% correctly responded to the transition occurs between 10 and 24 months. it depends on the puppy' s size and breed, lisa, not its behavior and teeth. lisa: let'
the cincinnati zoo' s newest animals now have a surrogate parent. the mother of the cheetah cubs who were born premature two weeks ago passed away last weekend. so a dog named blakely is stepping in nursing the five cubs. the zoo says she will provide cuddling and a body to climb on for the babies. blakely has also nannied for several other zoo babies. mark: speaking of the zoo, happening today, the western lowland gorillas will get an early start on their easter egg hunting. zookeepers will hide colored eggs and other treats around the gorilla enclosure. this is the 25th year that the zoo is holding the fun spring event. the hunt begins at 11:00 this morning. lisa: if you' re not in the mood for eggs this easter, starbucks new drink is sure to get you in the spring-time mood. the coffee chain has officially introduced the caramalized honey latte. starbucks says it' s made with a slow-cooked, caramalized honey sauce that gives it a unique flavor. the latte comes hot, iced, or as a blended frappuccino.
available for a limited time. mark: happening today, it' s time to start cooking in the findlay kitchen. this was a multimillion-dollar project designed to provide opportunities for local food entrepreneurs. an old rust-proofing garage was transformed to create a shared-use kitchen space in the findlay market district. now the 8,000-square-foot facility has five kitchens that can be rented by the hour. there is a grand-opening celebration starting at 10:00 this morning. lisa: here it is, ready to go. randi: let' s just taste everything. lisa: we like to cook. randi: i would rather sample. let' s take a look. s. 2:00, 64. windy but a warmer day.
tonight, about 55. tomorrow prepare for rain, thunder and lightning, especially in the late afternoon. it will be cold on friday relatively. sunshine returns on saturday. guys? mark: thank you. a lexington family in fear for their loved ones this morning. lisa: how a local woman and her husband are still unaccounted
mark: presidential candidates fighting for votes in tuesday' s round of caucuses. what they had to say about the terror attacks in brussels. lisa: we' re leading the way on yet another serious accident near the combs hehl bridge. what we know so far about the wreck that sent two drivers to the hospital. mark: the latest in the deadly terror attacks in brussels. the suicide bombers now identified as the manhunt continues for a third suspect. >> from cincinnati' s wlwt, leading the way, this is wlwt news 5 today. mark: here at home, a tribute to those who perished in belgium yesterday is in lights. the "cincinnati" sign at the duke energy center is lit up in the colors of the belgian flag. the city of cincinnati also tweeted out the message last night, "we stand with brussels." good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i' m mark hayes. lisa: i' m lisa cooney. kyla woods is your with a check on the morning commute. randi rico has the forecast
anything going on this morning? kyla: things are clear. we have been dealing with the issues on the combs hehl bridge. i travel on that bridge all the time. lisa: andrew setters will have more details on that story coming up. kyla: but nothing that will impact our commute this morning. randi: we have decent wind today. yesterday they were kind of crazy. today will be windy but i don' t think we go to that extreme that we had yesterday. it does feel like spring. stay warm today and tomorrow. normally this time of year, the average high high is about 56 degrees. this afternoon, 67. we are well above 10 degrees above normal. it will stay windy and mild for today and also for tomorrow. right now, 54 degrees at cvg. a couple of spots a little bit warmer than that. hamilton, carrollton, all at 57.
mild side when you head out the door. 8:00 in the morning, temperatures in the low-to-mid 50' s for most of us. by lunchtime, sunny and a little on the breezy side, up to 60. through the afternoon, 4:00, warm and breezy, 67. sustained winds at 10 to 20 miles per hour, but we should not see the crazy gusts we had yesterday. tomorrow will be windy, but also wet. first, let' s check the roads. kyla: things look good to get us started on this wednesday. heading outside of butler county, here' s a look at 75. northbound and southbound looking good. southbound, we will start to see a few more break like, but right now things are looking good. looks like we have some cones, but no construction work taking place right now. nothing that will block any lanes for you. along 71-70 five at richwood,
we are seeing clear conditions. no delays. we are accident-free. we will continue to keep you updated. mark: thank you. new this morning, yet another crash onto 75 near the comb hehl bridge. lisa: andrew setters is live this morning and northern kentucky with more on the overnight crash. andrew: this bridge on both sides of it has really proven to be quite dangerous over the last eight days. we' ve had four major reqs including yesterday' s that tied up traffic on 275 for about three hours. early this morning, a car went off the interstate near the comb hehl bridge. it headed westbound on the kentucky side of the river. it smashed through a vehicle, went down an embankment and two people inside that were both taken to the hospital.
a written or -- a wreck near the comb hehl on sunday left one man dead and another facing charges. police believe corey look meyer was speeding and appeared when he rear-ended another car. he pleaded not guilty. the driver of the other car was killed in the crash. then there is the crash that caught everyone' s attention and became a national story when a car went off the bridge just over a week ago, chain reaction crash sent a card to the river off the bridge. the vehicle is still sitting at the bottom of the ohio river because conditions are too dangerous for rescue crews. searchers might be able to get to it on thursday or friday. police know who drove the car, but have not said who it is. there was a crash that happened just yesterday morning, 275 shut up or three hours eastbound in kentucky when a trailer spilled its load over the interstate, a major headache for people. the accident that happened overnight should not cause any
they have not recover the car. that will probably take place later this morning. andrew setters, wlwt news 5. mark: memorials are growing in honor of the 34 victims of s terror attacks in brussels. at least 200 others are injured. lisa: the belgian flag is flying s embassy in washington. bouquets of flowers also surround the flag. isis has claimed responsibility brussels airport and train station. mark: officials in brussels say three men may have been behind one of the attacks. they have been identified, the two suicide bomber stressed in black and photos, as brothers. the pair are suspected of having ties to the paris attacks as well and died in yesterday' s explosions. a massive manhunt is on to find one of the men seen in the tan jacket. police say he left the airport shortly before the attacks.
waiting for the agonizing news, desperate to hear from a couple of the brussels airport. they were there around the time of tuesday' s attacks. family members of stephanie and justin schulz have not seen or heard from them since they dropped stephanie' s mother off at the brussels airport tuesday morning. according to family members, the mother is ok, but they cannot reach her daughter stephanie or son-in-law justin. stephanie went to high school and college in lexington. the couple moved to belgium in 2014. >> but all they can really do is go from hospital to hospital looking at the list of people that have been identified as injured. we do know they' re not on the casualty list yet or they' re not on the casualty list as of this point. lisa: the family says communication continues to be sporadic, and they hope to hear one way or another very soon. mark: stephanie' s mother is ok as are more than 20 cincinnati university students who are
away from the attacks. bri tyl er just happened to leave the trip early and arrived in cincinnati on saturday. 19 students and two faculty members were supposed to visit parliament in brussels on tuesday them up with the visit was canceled. the group looked for new hotel further away. >> i was happy that i was home, but i am worried about my friends that are still over there, and i immediately wanted to get in contact with them and make sure they were ok. >> shut down and evacuated. kind of nervous, not sure why was evacuated. next her security precaution. mark: the group will be in belgium until friday. right now there are no plans for the students to cut the trip short. lisa: hillary clinton brings in another projected victory in arizona last night.
helping her keep omentum going from five big win for last week, total of 85 votes up for grabs in arizona with democrats awarding delegates proportionally so margin of victory is key in three states. voting for democrats. in utah, bernie sanders was able to win the caucus. the vermont senator also has been named the winner in idaho' s caucus this morning. arizona brings a large hall of delegates for the winning republicans. donald trump will take all 58. ted cruz john kasich get nothing. ted cruz is projected to win the caucus in utah, getting all 40 delegates there. the devastating terror attacks in belgium put national security at the front of tuesday' s primaries and caucuses with each of the remaining candidates taking swipes at their opponents while offering tough talk on terrorism. >> we need to move aggressively against isis, both in the air and on the ground, and to destroy them and continue to fight the battle against this
activity. >> they don' t worth -- work with in-laws. the waterboarding will be fine. if they can expand the laws, i will do a lot more than waterboarding. >> will apologize to nobody with how vigorous i will be as president fighting radical islamic terrorists. -- lisa: democrats caucus in alaska, hawaii, and washington on saturday. mark: vice president joe biden stopped in cincinnati on the morning of the attacks. he attended an event for former governor ted strickland who is running for u.s. senate. yet plenty of extra security on hand downtown. we' re told he did not address the brussels attacks. lisa: let' s check the forecast. randi: it is going to be a nice and warm day. we are looking at temperatures are ready this morning in the mid-to upper 50' s. 57 in hamilton is one of the warmer spots.
most places, mid-50' s. the winds are not too out of hand just yet, most at 10 miles per hour, closer to 15 for wilmington. once the sun comes up, the winds will increase. the wind gusts should not be as high as yesterday. as the kids head out to the bus stop, perhaps a light jacket or sweatshirt. temperatures generally in the low 50' s. after school, looking at 66 degrees, windy and warmer. a very nice second half of the day. have showers and thunderstorms on the way. let' s check the roads early this morning. kyla: we are talking more construction and today is the kickoff of a big project in anderson township. a really nice day for that to happen. this will take place at a pretty big interchange, beachfront and five mile mostly impact the turning lanes from five-mile on the beachfront, so they will be
helping things out, making a better indication of where the pedestrians will cross at that intersection, a very busy intersection. right near anderson town center, this construction will last through a couple of months, so you will have a little time to get through that construction. plan for some daytime closures with that work as well. our interstate travel looking good, 275 northbound and southbound in the east gate area, no problems waiting for you in that direction. we will check on more construction projects throughout the morning. lisa: thank you. new insight into the cincinnati police department spending after an internal audit. mark: we will tell you with the discrepancies were in that report. lisa: out the competition getting cincinnati' s new soccer team hyped for the first season. the wager the queen city' s they are put on the line for the first game. mark: taking a live look
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taking a look, long-range outlook, there' seven-day forecast is only seven days, because anything after that can change wildly. the countdown is on and we have 12 days to go until opening day in cincinnati. the best holiday of the year. right now the general outlook on the cooler side. of course, that can change. as of right now, expect a cool opening forecast coming at you. i have a forecast that will include almost a 70 and down into the 40' s the next couple of days coming up in a couple of minutes. lisa: new details about overtime in the cincinnati police department. an internal audit found more properly approved. that figure jumped to more than s office and community liaison unit. the audit also found some they had paid time off. the city is recommending the department re-evaluate the entire process, train time-keepers, and get a new database. the sheriff' s department has announced funeral arrangements
visitation for howard county deputy curl kuntz takes place monday at the high school where he worked as a resource officer. the funeral is set for tuesday morning at the school. he died in a shootout with the suspect. mark: visitation for a kenton county woman who died after hiking. katie stuart fell from a cliff at the nature sanctuary. she went to notre dame academy and was set to graduate this spring from transylvania visitation is set for 3:30 this afternoon at st. agnes in fort wright. her funeral mass will follow at 7:00. ministries are celebrating 25 years of caring for those in need. they have delivered what hundred 68 million pounds of relief materials in those 25 years. today the y are celebrities. these 8000 containers are filled with clothing, medical supplies, personal care items, school supplies and more. the supplies have traveled to
lisa: if you hear sirens later today, no worries. and 9:50 this morning, the ohio state white tornado drill as we continue severe weather awareness week. today' s topic is tornadoes. >> we want to get that tornado warning out as fast as possible to alert people that there is an imminent threat will stop with tornadoes, even seconds can count. lisa: at 5:00 today, we will talk to the hamilton county emergency operators about how they' re prepared for severe weather in the area. mark: more planning on the union terminal construction project as the museum center prepares her major overhaul. bids are coming in for the project, expected to cost you dollars. they hope to get started this 2018. the omnimax and part of the lobby will be shut down during construction as well.
cranley getting involved with the excitement surrounding the the mayor is introducing the today. the queen city couple be the prize in a frilly wager between charlotte, north carolina, in cincinnati. queen city. independent. this season, fc cincinnati will face charlotte on april 9 and may 21. lisa: what is the wager, chili, barbecue, ice cream? it is a food that. kyla: i would say chili. we will see who wins the queen city title. as you get ready data out the door, travel times are off to a great start. -- as you get ready to head out the door, travel times are off to a great start. 19 minutes on 71-75 northbound from the split in the downtown.
cut-in-the-hill heading for the bottom of the help, we have some brake lights that will greatly increase the number to the next hour. you' re off to a pretty good start. no major delays. we' re still accident-free. let' s check in with randi rico. a really nice forecast today. a great one to get out and enjoy. randi: today is great, the weekend looks nice. a little bit of an issue tomorrow and friday. today, windy and warm. much like yesterday. a good five degrees warmer than what we saw yesterday in many parts of town. storms arriving for tomorrow. easter weekend looks pretty nice as you are making big plans. as you look at the radar, some clouds around cincinnati to the north and west. i would expect to see sunshine this morning. more clouds rolling in as we get into the afternoon. you have to look toward milwaukee to find any rain. i tomorrow morning, rain will be
today, we are dry, but the wind will slowly pick up during daylight hours. expect temperatures topping out in upper 60' s, should be pushing 70 degrees global to lexington later today. enjoy the mild -- enjoy the mild weather even though it comes with gusty wind. tomorrow, we have the potential for stronger storms. you will notice much of ohio in the green along with kentucky and indiana under marginal risk which means there' s a possibility some of the storms, especially mid afternoon and evening, could have damaging wind and hail. it is not a sure thing just yet. the better bet for severe weather is the southern portions of kentucky. today, 50 four degrees, wind out of the south at 10 miles per hour. the breakdown shows 50 degrees at 8:00 a.m.. sunny, breezy, 60 by noon. through the afternoon, mid to upper 60' s. futurecast' s showing of the time
more clouds and it will be cloudy, mild, and breezy overnight, mid-50' s. tomorrow, rain is on the doorstep and we will see a round of rate, maybe a little thunder and lightning early, that a bit of a break and the cold front will roll through for the evening commute. that is only of the potential for may be stronger downpours and damaging wind or hail. that will be toward the evening rush. by sunset tomorrow night, that system is out of here. your forecast today, 67 degrees, a windy day off and on. tonight, 55. rate off and on through the day. the longer the brakes are, the more the atmosphere juices up, the better chance we have for stronger storms in the evening. cool on friday but really nice for the upcoming holiday weekend. mark: in easter bunny gets a bit rowdy in a new jersey mall. lisa: how a fight broke out between the bunny an apparent.
after the terror attacks. the city twitter account tweeted out earlier that cincinnati stands with brussels. or on that story in a moment. let' s get a check on some stories that are trending this morning. mark: visually inch -- visually impaired children are using the years instead of ice to hunt for easter eggs. [beeping] mark: that' s the sound of an easter egg designed specially for blind children, and it' s part of a special project in california designed to let visually-impaired kids participate in some spring holiday fun. they can' t use their eyes, so they use their ears. children honed in on the beeping to find the eggs, which were exchanged for treats. lisa: pretty cool. a brawl broke out between an easter bunny and a shopper at a new jersey mall. the floppy gloves came off after a shopper got angry when his child fell off the bunny' s lap. words were exchanged, then out came the rabbit punches. both men were charged with assault and both had outstanding
mark: no background checks for the bunny rabbit? wow. you might want to do that next time, i' m just saying. a man nicknamed the french spiderman performed a new treacherous climb on a skyscraper in paris monday. alain robert scaled to the top of the paris' total tower, roughly 600 feet in the air. as you can see, he did it all without any cables to catch him if he fell. robert has climbed over 100 buildings, including the "new york times" building in new york city and the world' s tallest skyscraper in dubai. why? because it is there. we finish each other' s sentences. the american diabetes association is bringing awareness to the many americans who are at risk for type two diabetes and may not even know it. lisa: they held an alert day earlier this week, and kyla woods joins us with more on this effort to make us all a little more aware. kyla: a great effort and you -- all it takes is a few minutes of your time, really, one minute. the ada says it' s a wake up
minute of your time. for this minute of time, you can find out if you are high risk. 29 million people are living with diabetes in the u.s., and one in three american adults has prediabetes which can be , reversed with a little exercise and change in diet. the american diabetes association is hoping to get the word out and encourage people to find out their risk level, and then seek the treatment they need. it all starts with a very simple test on the website, diabetes.org. >> no excuses. one minute. very few number of questions. and then, actually send that out to all your family, your friends, your colleagues and encourage them to take the exam as well. kyla: some of the factors that might make you high risk for diabetes include weight, ethnicity, and age. again, you can find that test at diabetes.org. mark and lisa? mark: thank you. still ahead at 6:00, another day another problem near the combs hehl bridge. lisa: the crash overnight and
mark: several candidates are celebrating western wins this morning. where the votes stand this morning after the latest round of contests. randi: looking at a warm wednesday had, 67 degrees is the expected high. the winds will be a little gusty at times. stepping out to chapters this morning in the 50' s. 60 by lunchtime, 67 by 4:00. heading into the rest of the week, rain and thunderstorms on the way for tomorrow. expect for the weekend, looking at temperatures back into the 60' s. we will take a closer look at
lisa: belgium manhunt. the search is on for one of the suspects in the brussels attacks. the latest on the investigation and the other suspects involved. mark: another snag near the combs hehl bridge. what happened overnight and the other recent problems in this stretch. lisa: voters coming out for western tuesday. the victories for the candidates and what it means for the race. >> from cincinnati' s wlwt , leading the way, this is wlwt news 5 today. lisa: a live look to belgium with the city and lies. lit up in the colors of the belgian flag after the deadly attacks. we will have the latest on the situation overseas coming up. good morning, i' m lisa cooney.