Shoe drive hopes to cover foster children’s feet around Greater Cincinnati


GEORGE VOGEL, WLWT NEWS 5. SHEREE: WE WILL LEAD THE WAY OF THE STORY ON-AIR AND ONLINE. YOU CAN GO TO WLWT.COM AND OUR WLWT MOBILE APP TO READ THE FULL ARREST REPORT. MIKE: NEW DETAILS TONIGHT ABOUT THE POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP. WE NOW HAVE THE POLICE REPORT EXPLAINING WHY OFFICERS SAY THEY SHOT A MAN WHO SEEMED CALM ON THE 911 CALL JUST MOMENTS EARLIER. WLWT NEWS 5’S JOHN LONDON IS LIVE WITH THE DEVELOPMENTS. JOHN: SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP POLICE THOUGHT THEY HAD 42-YEAR-OLD JOHN MCLAUGHLIN CALLED DOWN ENOUGH, THAT HE WAS SITTING WITH HIS HEAD IN HIS HANDS, THEN RAISED A HANDGUN IN THE DIRECTION OF TWO OFFICERS , WHO FIRED SEVEN SHOTS. AFTER A HEATED ARGUMENT WITH HIS WIFE NEW YEAR’S NIGHT, MCLAUGHLIN CALLED 911, SAYING I’M TOSSING HER STUFF OUT. I’M DONE, IT NEEDS TO END NOW.” WHEN OFFICERS PULLED UP, TWO WOMEN, MCLAUGHLIN’S WIFE AND A FRIEND, WERE OUT FRONT. THE GUNFIRE HAPPENED INSIDE THE HOME WHERE, ACCORDING TO OFFICERS NICK HORNBACK AND BRANDON MUSGROVE, MCLAUGHLIN SPOKE WITH THEM FOR ABOUT 20 MINUTES BEFORE BECOMING MORE DISTRAUGHT UNEXPECTEDLY , PRODUCING A HANDGUN, WAS ORDERED REPEATEDLY TO DROP IT. INSTEAD, HE BEGAN TO STAND, BRINGING THE GUN IN THE DIRECTION OF THE OFFICERS WHO , FIREDSEVEN SHOTS, STRIKING HIM SEVERAL TIMES. BOTH OF THOSE OFFICERS ARE ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE UNTIL THE INVESTIGATION IS OVER. EIGHT YEARS AGO TODAY MACLACHLAN’S FIRST WIFE MELISSA DIED OF BREAST CANCER. HER MOTHER TOLD US HE WAS A WONDERFUL HUSBAND TO MELISSA. THIS IS A HARD TIME FOR ALL OF US. JOHN LONDON, WLWT NEWS 5. MIKE: THE PROSECUTOR WILL REVIEW THE INVESTIGATION ONCE IT IS FINISHED AND DETERMINE IF CHARGES ARE WARRANTED. SHEREE: RACIST VANDALISM SPRAY PAINTED AT THE HEBREW UNION COLLEGE. A SWASTIKA WAS FOUND ON THE COLLEGE’S SIGN THIS MORNING. IT HAS SINCE BEEN REMOVED. CINCINNATI POLICE ARE GOING THROUGH SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE, BUT IT’S NOT CLEAR WHEN THE VANDALISM HAPPENED. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION, CALL POLICE. MIKE: ALSO DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON, A MAN CLIPPED BY A CAR WHILE CHANGING A TIRE ON EXIT. THE DRIVER TOOK OF C THE DRIVER WASITED — DRIVER WAS CITED. SHEREE: ANOTHER CANDIDATE IS JOINING THE RACE FOR CINCINNATI’S MAYOR. IN ABOUT A HALF HOUR, ROB RICHARDSON WILL BE MAKING THE ANNOUNCEMENT. HE WAS NAMED TO UC’S BOARD OF TRUSTEES BACK IN 2007 AND LAST YEAR. HE WAS ELECTED BOARD CHAIR. AWAY FROM THE UNIVERSITY, THE WINTON WOODS GRAD DOES MARKETING AND LEGAL WORK. RICHARDSON’S FATHER, ROB SENIOR, IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE LOCAL CHAPTER OF THE NAACP HE WAS AMONG THOSE LAST WEEK CALLING FOR AN INVESTIGATION OF CURRENT MAYOR JOHN CRANLEY OVER THE FIRING OF THE FORMER POLICE CHIEF, JEFFREY BLACKWELL. IN A PREEMPTIVE POLITICAL TRICK, MAYOR CRANLEY HELD A CONFERENCE TO SHOW THAT HE HAD THE ENDORSEMENT OF MAJOR LOCAL LABOR UNIONS. AMONG THEM, THE NATION’S PUBLIC EMPLOYEE UNION, THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, ALONG WITH THE INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS. UNIONS PLAY A BIG ROLE IN DEMOCRATIC POLITICS. LAST SUMMER, CRANLEY NEGOTIATED RAISES FOR SEVERAL DIFFERENT UNIONS. HE ALSO TOUTED HIS SUCCESSES SO FAR AS MAYOR. MAYOR CRANLEY: THIS CITY UNDER OUR LEADERSHIP HAS ADDED 7000 JOBS, SOLVED THE $800 MILLION PENSION FUNDING CRISIS. E GOT THAT RESULT. — WE GOT THAT RESOLVED. WE MOVED TO ROUGHLY $45 MILLION A YEAR IN CONTRACTING. WE ARE BUILDING A BETTER CITY. SHEREE: RIGHT NOW IT IS A GREAT WAY RACE WITH YVETTE SIMPSON IN THE RUNNING. ONLY THE TOP 2 VOTE-GETTERS WILL EMERGE FROM THE SPRING PRIMARY THIS FALL. MIKE: SEMIREGULAR WLWT NEWS 5 VIEWERS ARE NOT ABLE TO WATCH US RIGHT NOW. WE ARE NEGOTIATING WITH DIRECT TV. WLWT WILL NOT BE SEEN ON THE SATELLITE PROVIDER. YOU CAN ALWAYS RECEIVE THE STATION FREE OVER THE AIR WITH AN ANTENNA. WLWT ALSO FREE FROM YOUR LOCAL CABLE PROVIDER AND SATELLITE OPERATORS. WE STREAM FROM OUR WEBCASTING IS SITES WLWT.COM DATED THE MOBILE APP. A NODE PEOPLE START THE NEW YEAR WITH LOFTY GOALS. EAT RIGHT, EXERCISE MORE. SHEREE: ONLY TO BREAK THEM LATER. THAT IS ONE HAVE IT THE EXPERTS SAY IS EASY TO GIVE UP — STOP CLEANING YOUR EARS. WHY KEEPING IT IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH. MIKE: CLASS, A TODDLER THAT SAVED HIS BROTHER AFTER THAT DRESSER TIPPED>>YOU ARE WATCHING WLWT NEWS 5, LEADING THE WAY. MIKE: IT IS VIDEO THAT WILL MAKE YOU GASP. TWIN BOYS CLIMBING ON A DRESSER WHEN IT TIPS OVER ON TOP OF THEM. SHEREE: YOU CAN CALL THIS A TODDLER WITH SUPER HUMAN STRENGTH, OR BROTHERLY LOVE. BUT 2-YEAR-OLD BOWDY IS BEING TWIN BROTHER, BROCK. THEIR MOM SAYS SHE AND HER HUSBAND WERE SLEEPING AND DIDN’T HEAR ANYTHING. I USUALLY HEAR EVERYTHING. WE DID NOT HEAR A CRY, A BIG THUD. WE JUST LOOKED UP, ARE THEY STILL SLEEPING? WE SAW IT WAS ALL THE WAY DOWN AND THEY WERE STILL PLAYING. SHEREE: AS THEY REVIEWED THE VIDEO MONITOR, THEY WERE HORRIFIED AND IMMEDIATELY SECURED THE DRESSER TO THE WALL. THEY ARE SHARING THIS VIDEO PUBLICLY TO WARN PARENTS ABOUT DOING THE SAME THING. MEANWHILE THE FINAL VIDEO HAS GOTTEN THE ATTENTION OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. A PENNSYLVANIA SENATOR SAYS HE WILL REINTRODUCE LEGISLATION REQUIRING A SAFETY STANDARD BE SET AND ENFORCED FOR FURNITURE STABILITY. MIKE: ANDERSON TOWNSHIP CONSIDERED ONE OF THE TOP PLACES TO WATCH IN THE NEW YEAR. PLENTY OF STORES AND BUSINESSES OPENING AND MORE ON THE WA FUN STUFF. WLWT NEWS 5’S ALEXIS ROGERS WAS AT THE ANDERSON TOWNE CENTER TO CHECK OUT ALL THE NEW ATTRACTIONS. WE HAVE SEEN A TOTAL OF 40 AND 50 NEW BUSINESSES OPENING OF. ALEXIS: TO BUSINESSES AND OPPORTUNITIES SPRINGING UP IN ANDERSON TOWNSHIP. SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF CONSTRUCTION ARE CLEAR MARKS OF THE MAKEOVER.>>A LONG TIME AGO IT DIDN’T LOOK LIKE ANYTHING. USED TO HAVEWE A TRADITIONAL MALL. THAT CONCEPT GOT TIRED. ALEXIS: MANY THINGS ARE COMING SOON TO ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, ESPECIALLY TO THE END OF 2017. THEY ARE WASTING NO TIME IN. THIS MOV THEATER WILL OPEN THIS WEEK.>>IT HAS BEEN 40 YEARS SINCE WE HAVE HAD A MOVIE THEATER IN ANDERSON. YOU KNOW THINGS ARE REALLY HAPPENING. ALEXIS: OVATION CINEMA GRILL 9, WILL OFFER DRINKS AND FOOD SERVICE WHILE YOU WATCH THE MOVIE. AND IT ALSO INCLUDES THE BIG-D EXPERIENCE WITH A MOVIE SCREEN MORE THAN 70 FEET WIDE, AND 3 STORIES TALL. ALREADY OPEN, BAR LOUIE AND THE CRUNCH FITNESS CENTER. KROGER IS EXPANDING. THEY ARE ADDING 50,000 SQUARE FEET MAKING IT THE LARGEST , KROGER IN THE COUNTRY. AND COMING TO THE CORNER OF BEECHMONT AVENUE AND WOLFANGEL ROAD, CURRITO, THE EAGLE, AND MCALISTER’S DELI. ALL EXPECTED TO OPEN IN THE FALL.>>YOU HAVE OVER $200 MILLION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT WITHIN A HALF-MILE FROM WHERE WE ARE STANDING. THAT IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DOWNTOWN ANDERSON WE HAVE NEVER HAD BEFORE.>>IT IS INTERESTING. IT IS GREAT. I WORK OVER HERE AT CRUNCH. I GO DO BAR LOUIS OFTEN. I LIVE ABOUT TWO MINUTES AWAY. WE. — WE LOVE IT.>>: THESE PLACES NEED TO HAVE JOBS. WE ARE EXCITED PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE LOOKING OUT HERE. MIKE: IF YOU ARE WONDERING WHAT THAT CONSTRUCTION IS, WE ARE TOLD A STARBUCKS WILL BE ON ONE SIDE, AND A CAVE JEWELERS ON THE OTHER. SHEREE: WARNING TONIGHT TO STOP CLEANING YOUR YEARS. IT IS N ONLY DANGEROUS, IT IS UNNECESSARY. MOST OF US ARE PROBABLY COMPELLED TO CLEAN OUR EARS AS PART OF OUR BATHING ROUTINE. EARWAX IS NOT DIRTY, IT IS ACTUALLY A HEALTHY THING. IT CARBS YOUR INNER — GUARDS YOUR INNER EAR AGAINST THE DIRT AND A SMALL PARTICLES, AND HAS ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES. YOU CAN ALSO POTENTIALLY RUPTURE OR PENETRATE YOUR EARDR.>>CINCINNATI’S CERTIFIED MOST ACCURATE FORECAST. JENNIFER: WE ARE STARTING WITH A LOOK DOWNTOWN. HEAVIEST RAIN THROUGH THE LAST 45 MINUTES, BRIEFLY MOVING THROUGH DOWNTOWN TO 75 WITH. IT HAS PUSHED OVER TO THE EAST. WE HAVE MORE SHOWERS TO ROLL THROUGH. THE HEAVIER BAND IS DIMINISHING ACROSS NORTHERN CLAREMONT AND WARREN COUNTY. IT BROUGHT MODERATE RAINFALL INTENSITY FOR LEBANON INTO WILMINGTON. 275, A COUPLE STORES STILL OUT. — A COUPLE SHOWERS STILL OUT. LATER SHOWERS OFF AND ON FOR THE REST OF THE EVENING. FUTURECAST SHOWING SHOWERS STILL NUMEROUS, MOVING FROM WEST TO EAST. AS WE HAD PASSED 9:00 AND 10:00, THOSE SHOWERS START TO LET UP. DRIER AIR, A SLIGHT NORTH WIND SHOULD PICK UP. A STRAIGHT OVERNIGHT SHOWER OR TO A POSSIBILITY. THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS, WE HAVE BEEN KEEPING AN I ON THE OVERNIGHT FORECAST INTO TOMORROW MORNING, WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR A COUPLE WHAT SNOWFLAKES. — WET SNOWFLAKES. COMPUTER MODELS HANGING ONTO THE SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A COUPLE WESTLAKE’S INNER EASTERN COUNTIES, LIKELY BEFORE 5:00 A.M.. I DON’T THINK IT IS A PROBLEM FOR YOUR COMMUTE. RAINFALL TOTALS BETWEEN A HALF AN INCH AND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH FOR MOST LOCATIONS. AIRFIELD AT THE HIGH SPOT AT 8400 OF AN INCH. A GOOD SOAKING RAIN FROM LAST NIGHT. OUR CITY SHOT LOOKING DOWNTOWN. 55 DEGREES. THE SAME TEMPERATURE AS WAY FIVE HOURS AGO. TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN HARD TO BUDGE. FALLING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR THE EVENING. THE WIDER VIEW, THE COLD FRONT IS ALONG THE SHOWER ACTIVITY. BEHIND IT TOMORROW, A NORTHWEST WIND PICKS UP WITH HIGHS IN THE LOW 30’S. WIND CHILLS IN THE 20’S WEDNESDAY. OUR NEXT SYSTEM ARRIVES THURSDAY. IT WILL STRETCH ACROSS THE MIDWEST INTO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY AND BURN THE TRANSFER SNOW SHOWERS DURING THURSDAY. THIS IS THURSDAY’S FORECAST — THE COMMUTE BEFORE 7:00 A.M. STILL LOOKS DRY. MODERN INTENSITY BANDS SENATE UP FOR THE MENDE. –SETTING UP FOR THE MIDDAY. HIGHER TOTALS COULD SLIGHTLY BE TO THE SOUTH MORE THAN ONE INCH. OUR NORTHERNMOST COUNTIES, LESS THAN ONE INCH EXPECTED. 20 DEGREES FOR A LOW TONIGHT. WET SNOWFLAKES. LOW 30’S FOR TEMPERATURES, BUT SHE’LL 20’S. AROUND ONE INCH ELECTION. — OF ACCUMULATION. HIGHS IN THE 20’S. WE, OUT OF IT BY EARLY NEXT WEEK. MIKE: EIGHT DEGREES. DOES THAT MEAN I HAVE TO START YOUR CAR? SHEREE: THIS IS A NIGHTMARE FOR PEOPLE TRYING TO GET HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. TRAVELERS FOUND THEMSELVES STUCK LIKE SARDINES IN AIRPORT TERMINALS. MIKE: A COMPUTER OUTAGE GRADE IN THIS CHAOTIC SCENE ACROSS AMERICA. SHEREE PLUS, ROCKET EXPLOSION. CAUSED SPACEX TO GO UP IN FLAMES. THE ANSWERS WE ARE GETTING JUST SHEREE: A HOLIDAY HEADACHE. A MAJOR OUTAGE CAUSE OUTAGES AT AIRPORTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. MIKE: ONE ON OF THE BUSIEST TRAVEL DAYS OF THE YEAR, A FOUR HOUR COMPUTER OUTAGE IN THE U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION SYSTEM THOUSANDS OF TRAVELERS WERE LEFT PACKED INTO TERMINALS WAITING TO GET THEIR PASSPORTS PROCESSE>>I GOT OFF THE PLANE AND HAD NO INFORMATION WHATSOEVER. I WAS TRYING TO GET THROUGH CUSTOMS, AND IT WAS JUST A SEA OF 500 PEOPLE.>>THAT HAS TO BE AT LEAST 5000 PEOPLE IN LINE. THIS IS WORSE THAN THE — THAN DISNEYLAND. MIKE: U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION RELEASED A STATEMENT SAYING THE COMPUTERS WERE NOT, — WERE NOT HACKED, FIGHTING A TEMPORARY OUTAGE WITH THE BACKUP SYSTEMS. SHEREE: WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ON THE EXPLOSION OF A SPACEX ROCKET AT CAPE CANAVERAL LAST SEPTEMBER, DURING ITS PRELAUNCH ENGINE TEST DESTROYING A $200 , MILLION SATELLITE, AND SEVERELY DAMAGING THE LAUNCH PAD. ONE OF THE BOTTLES OF LIQUID HELIUM, WHICH ARE UNDER EXTREME PRESSURE, BUCKLED DURING FUELING CAUSING IT TO BURST. ,THE SPRINTS INTO QUESTION THE SAFETY OF ASTRONAUTS WHO ARE SCHEDULED TO FLY ON SPACE-X ROCKETS. PROCEDURES REQUIRE ASTRONAUTS TO BE ONBOARD DURING FUELING. SPACE-X PLANS TO MAKE ITS FIRST LAUNCH SINCE THE EXPLOSION THIS SUNDAY IN CALIFORNIA. IT COULD ALSO LAUNCH A ROCKET FROM THE CAPE BEFORE THE END OF THE MONTH. MIKE: A FIERY CRASH ON THE CALIFORNIA 1-10 FREEWAY CALL ON CAMERA. — 1-10 FREEWAY CAUGHT ON CAMERA. MIKE: THE DARK COLORED SUV WAS STALLED WHEN A PASSING VEHICLE GOING AROUND 65 MILES AN HOUR SLAMMED INTO THE BACK OF IT. THE CRASH CAUSED THE SUV TO BURST INTO FLAMES. THE UNCONSCIOUS DRIVER WAS PULLED TO SAFETY AND EVENTUALLY TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. IT IS UNKNOWN IF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS PLAYED A ROLE IN THE CRASH. SHEREE: EAT, PRAY, LOVIN’ IT? A NEW MCDONALD’S HAS OPENED NEAR THE VATICAN MUCH TO THE , DISAPPROVAL OF MANY CARDINALS. IT IS STILL UNCLEAR WHAT POPE FRANCIS MAKES OF THE DECISION. OR WHETHER HE’LL BE POPPING IN FOR A BURGER BUT SOME OF THE CLERGY HAVE BE MORE THAN A LITTLE SURPRISED THAT A VATICAN-OWNED BUILDING HAS BEEN RENTED TO THE U.S. FAST FOOD CHAIN. THE MCDONALD’S IS WITHIN LINE OF SIGHT OF THE WINDOW WHERE POPE FRANCIS APPEARS FOR HIS SUNDAY DEVOTION. DESPITE THE CONTROVERSY, SEVERAL NUNS HAVE ALREADY BEEN SPOTTED GOING IN AND GRABBING LUNCH. A HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STAR HAS ANNOUNCED HIS COLLEGE PLANS. MIKE: THE NEW UNIFORM GERALD WHITE SAYS HE WILL PUT ON IN THE FALL. SHEREE: A FATHER CHARGED AFTER HIS BABY ENDED UP IN THE HOSPITAL. PROSECUTORS SAY HE ADMITTED TO HURTING THE LITTLE G SHEREE: RACIST VANDALISM HITS HEBREW UNION COLLEGE. A SWASTIKA WAS FOUND SPRAY-PAINTED ON THE COLLEGE SIGN THIS MORNING. IT HAS SINCE BEEN REMOVED AND CINCINNATI POLICE ARE NVESTIGATING THIS AS A HATE CRIME. WLWT NEWS 5’S EMILY WOOD IS LIVE AT THE CAMPUS IN CLIFTON. EMILY? EMILY: THE COLLEGE SAYS THE SWASTIKA IS A PAINFUL AND HATEFUL IMAGE TO SEE ANYWHERE BUT ESPECIALLY RIGHT HERE ON THE , FRONTLINE AS YOU ENTER HEBREW COLLEGE CAMPUS. YOU CAN SEE IT HAS BEEN CLEANED OFF. BUT HERE IS WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE THIS MORNING. THIS IS ONE IT FIRST TOOK PLACE, BETWEEN 9:00 AND 9:30 THIS MORNING. SOMEONE DRIVING BY THE COLLEGE SAW A SWASTIKA HAD BEEN SPRAY PAINTED ON THE SIGN. ONCE THE SCHOOL WAS NOTIFIED, CINCINNATI POLICE WERE CALLE A CRIMINAL DAMAGING REPORT HAS BEEN FILED WITH DISTRICT FIVE AND CLASSIFIED AS A HATE CRIME. THE COLLEGE DOES HAVE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS ON CAMPUS, BUT THERE ARE HOURS OF TAPE TO SEARCH THROUGH TO SEE IF THE CAMERA CAUGHT ANYONE COMMITTING THIS CRIME. THE COLLEGE SAYS THIS IS UNUSUAL FOR CINCINNATI, AND THANKFULLY THE 100 STUDENTS WHO GO HERE ARE CURRENTLY ON BREAK.>>THIS IS A VERY POWERFUL SYMBOL OF HATE. TO SEE THAT ON A JEWISH INSTITUTION, OR ANYWHERE FOR THAT MATTER, FRIENDS BACK ALL OF THOSE HATEFUL — BRINGS BACK ALL OF THOSE HATEFUL MEMORIES AND DIFFICULT TIMES. EMILY: THE VANDALISM WAS SOMEWHERE BETWEEN 9:00 A.M. AND 9:30 A.M. THAT IS NOT CLEAR IF IT TOOK PLACE BETWEEN THAT TIME. CINCINNATI ARE ASKING IF ANYONE SAW ANYTHING TO CALL POLICE. EMILY WOOD, WLWT NEWS 5. SHEREE WELL, SAY GOODBYE TO THE MILD WEATHER WE ARE SEEING. AFTER THE RING TODAY, TEMPERATURES ARE ABOUT TO DROP. JENNIFER SCHACK IS IN FOR KEVIN ROBINSON WITH A PREVIEW OF THE CHANGES AHEAD. JENNIFER: IT HAS BEEN A MILD START. 50’S FOR THE PAST 48 HOURS. A TO CHANGE THIS EVENING AS TEMPERATURES DROP. THE HEAVIEST DOMAIN MOVED FROM DOWNTOWN. REDUCED VISIBILITY SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE EVENING. THE HEAVY BAND THAT ROLLED THROUGH A 4:30, EASTERN COUNTIES MOVING QUICKLY TO THE EAST. IT DOES PERSIST OVER PORTIONS OF CLINTON COUNTY. ON THE BACKSIDE, WE ARE QUIETING DOWN. YOU HAVE LIGHTNING DETECTION TURNED ON. A BRIEF BAND OF HEAVY RAIN BETWEEN LEBANON AND WILMINGTON, INDICATING THE INTENSE RAINFALL. SPOTTY SHOWERS WILL PERSIST FOR THE REST OF THE EVENING. NOT EXPECTING ANOTHER WAVE OF HEAVY RAIN. TEMPERATURES START TO DROP INTO THE 40’S. THE FIRST CHANCE FOR A COUPLE OF WET SNOWFLAKES IN HER FIRST FORECAST. WE WILL TALK ABOUT WIND COMING UP IN A FEW DAYS. SHEREE: NEW TONIGHT MIDDLETOWN’S , FIRE CHIEF WILL GET A FIVE-DAY SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY AFTER POLICE VIDEO SHOWED HIM GETTING ARRESTED SUSPECTED OF OV OHIO STATE TROOPERS PULLED OVER CHIEF PAUL LOLLI ON DECEMBER 1 THE LAW DIRECTOR SAYS LOLLI IS BACK ON THE JOB AND WILL SERVE HIS SUSPENSION AT A LATER DATE LOLLI WILL FACE TERMINATION IF HE HAS ANOTHER ALCOHOL-RELATED OFFENSE IN THE NEXT TWO YEAR A KENTON COUNTY FATHER ACCUSED OF SHAKING HIS OWN SIX WE HOLD BABY FACED A JUDGE, AS DETECTIVES SPILLED OUT HOW HE HURT THE BABY. TAMMY MUTASA HAS BEEN FOLLOWING THE CASE SINCE THE FATHER WAS ARRESTED. TAMM TODAY DETECTIVES LAID OUT THEIR CASE AGAINST CHRISTOPHER HARRIS, SAYING HE TOLD THEM HE BLACKED OUT AND SHOOK HIS BABY BUT INVESTIGATORS REVEALED THERE WAS A HISTORY OF ABUSE TOWARD THE BABY. CHRISTOPHER HARRIS LISTENED QUIETLY IN COURT AS INVESTIGATORS TOLD A JUDGE HOW TO THAT HE SHOOK HIS OWN 6 WEEK OLD BABY GIRL AND SHOWED INVESTIGATORS HOW HE DID IT. UNIQUELY A ROLL OF PAPER TOWELS AND SHOWED ME HOW HE SHOOK THE BABY. TAMMY: POLICE SAY HARRIS HAD BEEN TAKING CARE OF THE CHILD DECEMBER 23 WHILE THE BABY’S MOM WAS WORKING. DETECTIVES SAY WHEN THE MOM CAME BACK SHE ASKED HARRIS HOW THE , BABY WAS. HE TOLD HER THE BABY SHE WAS SLEEPING, BUT WHEN THE BABY STARTED CRYING, HER MOM FOUND HER INJURED.>>SHE IMMEDIATELY NOTICED THE BABY’S EYE WERE SWOLLEN. TAMMY: DETECTIVES WERE CALLED TO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL SINCE THE BABY HAD SIGNS OF SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME. THE BABY SUFFERED A BRAIN HEMORRHAGE, BROKEN LEG AND FRACTURED RIB. DETECTIVES SAYS THERE WERE SIGNS OF ABUSE BEFORE THIS INCIDENT.>>OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO THIS YOUNG CHILD IN THE ENTIRE FAMILY. ANYTIME THERE IS A YOUNG CHILD WITH THESE TYPE OF ALLEGATIONS, IT IS DIFFICULT FOR EVERYONE. TAMMY: HARRIS’S DEFENSE ATTORNEY SAYS EVEN THOUGH HARRIS MADE THE ADMISSION TO DETECTIVES, IT’S TOO SOON TO SAY WHO REALLY INJURED THE CHILD. WE ARE CONCERNED WITH OUR CLIENT’S MENTAL HEALTH. TAMMY: BUT HE SAYS THE SILVER LINING IS THE BABY IS NOW OUT OF THE HOSPITAL.>>HE HAS A TREMENDOUS BLESSING THAT SHE WILL MAKE A FULL RECOVERY. TAMMY: I SPOKE WITH THE BABY’S MOM. SHE DID NOT WANT TO BE ON CAMERA. SHE JUST WANTS HER BABY TO BE PROTECTED AND SAFE. SHEREE: A GRAND JURY WILL DECIDE IF HARRIS WILL BE INVITED ON FELONY ASSAULT. A CRASH NEAR THE RED BANK ROAD EXIT ENDED WITH 2 PEOPLE BEING ARRESTED. POLICE RESPONDED TO THE NORTHBOUND LANE AFTER 2:30 FOUR A PERSON HAD BY A CAR. — FOR A PERSON HIT BY A CAR. A DRIVER CLIPPED AND IN REPLACING A TIRE. THEY ARRESTED THE PERSON HELPING WITH A FRIEND WHO HAD OUTSTANDING WARRANTS. ONE OF THE VICTIMS IN A LOCAL CRIME SPREE SAYS POLICE FOUND HIS STOLEN CAR. WE TOLD YOU ABOUT TWO SUSPECTS WHO TARGETED THE HERITAGE HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD. THEY DROVE AWAY WITH GREGORI DE LEON’S CAR. SUSPECTS ARE STILL ON THE RUN TONIGHT. IF TO RECOGNIZE FROM THE FOOTAGE WE JUST SHOWED YOU, CALL POLICE. A MAJOR COMMITMENT FOR UC FOOTBALL, ONE THAT BEARCATS HANDS WILL SIGNAL A NEW CHANGE. THE AREA’S TOUGH NEW PLAYERS IS OPTING TO STAY AT HOME. GEORGE VOGEL IS LIVE WITH THE FIRST MAJOR RECRUITING WIN FOR NEW HEAD COACH LUKE LOCAL. GEORGE: HIS FIRST FULL DAY ON THE JOB, AND YO GET A –JARELL WHITE A THREE-STAR RECRUIT WHO PLAYED ALONG WITH MULTIPLE DEFENSIVE POSITIONS. JARELL SPOKE OPENLY ABOUT HIS DECISION WAS DIRECTLY TIED TO NEW COACH LUKE FICKELL, WHO’S MAKING THE TRANSITION FROM OHIO STATE ASSISTANT TO HEADING HIS OWN PROGRAM AT UC.>>I NEVER CONSIDERED STAYING HOME, BUT OVER THE WINTERTIME, THE COACH REACHED OUT AND IT FELT COMFORTABLE TO ME. GEORGE: WHITE PICKED UC OVER BIG TEN PROGRAMS LIKE PERDUE. HE HAVE A SCHOLARSHIP OFFER FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCY. SHEREE: CLINIC HE IS STAYING HERE AT HOME. A NEW EFFORT TO SUPPORT FOSTER CHILDREN IN CINCINNATI. WLWT NEWS 5’S NAPOLI CLARK SHOWS US HOW A SHOW DRIVE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE COMMUNITY.>>THESE KIDS ARE COMING IN WITH NOTHING. THEY NEED SHOES AND TO HAVE THEIR FEET COVERED. TALIE: IT IS AN EFFORT TO GET BACK TO ONE’S THAT NEEDED THE MOST, FOSTER CHILDREN IN CINCINNATI.>>THE KIDS DON’T HAVE THEM. PEOPLE CAN EASILY CUT. — EASILY PICK UP. THERE ARE SOME GREAT SALES. CLEANING ALL SIZES FROM INFANT TO ADULT SIZES. NATALIE: YOU CAN STOP IN IT EVERY SIBCY CLIE FROM NOW UNTIL FEBRUARY 14 TO DROP OFF YOUR DONATION. THESE EMPLOYEES ARE GETTING $600 TO THE CAUSE.>>WE ARE EXCITED TO GET TENNIS SHOES AND ALL SORTS OF THINGS THAT WILL HELP THESE KIDS THAT ARE SO DESERVING OF OUR HELP. NATALIE: FOR YEARS THE REAL ESTATE AGENCY HAS PARTNERED WITH PHILLI WHITNEY COMMUNICATIONS FOR DONATION DRIVES. IT WAS “CASES FOR LOVE,” A SUITCASE DRIVE LESS TO YEARS THAT GOT MORE THAN 10,000 DONATIONS.>>WE LIVE IN A REGION WHERE PEOPLE CARE ABOUT PEOPLE. JUST THINK FROM PAST YEARS THE AMOUNT OF LOVE AND CARE WITH ALL OF THESE ITEMS DONATED. NATALIE: THIS YEAR, THE GOAL IS TO COLLECT 500 PAIRS OF SHOES. ORGANIZERS A CONFIDENT PEOPLE IN CINCINNATI WILL MAKE IT

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