Rainy Monday and Tuesday, Florida Child Tested for Ebola, UC Professor Disappears

Rainy Monday and Tuesday (Source: WOIO)
Rainy Monday and Tuesday (Source: WOIO)

Monday we'll start off with some sunshine then clouds and showers likely in the afternoon and evening. On and off showers continue through most of the week, keep your umbrella with you! We do a little better each day until Thursday when we'll actually see a mostly sunny sky! Temperatures recover this week with highs mainly in the low 60s.  The weekend looking good so far, sunny and dry until Sunday night when we'll see the rain showers return.

MIAMI BEACH, FL (WSVN/CNN) - A child visiting South Florida from West Africa has flu-like symptoms, and has been admitted to the hospital.Rescue crews were taking extra precaution with the patient in case it turns out to be the Ebola virus. The crews donned hazmat suits. Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine said the city has a protocol and is prepared. "The abundance of precaution we have our fire department, our police department and our emergency operations center just to make sure this is nothing more than what the health department feels it is, which is highly likely based on what they tell us to be nothing more than a flu. And they are doing testing. And as soon as they get the results of that testing I'm sure everybody will know what those results are. At this point there is clearly no concern. We've taken all the necessary precautions. We have quite a protocol on Miami Beach," Levine said.

A suspect is at large and another has been arrested in connection to the disappearance of a University of Cincinnati professor. Authorities say Charles Black, 55, led police to a body last week in Fleming County, Ky. and claimed it belonged to Randall Russ, who was last seen on Aug. 18. Officials have not confirmed it is Russ' body and are using DNA analysis to positively identify the remains. Kevin Howard, another suspect believed to be involved, remains at large and is considered dangerous, Kentucky State Police announced Friday at a press conference. According to an affidavit, Black told police that he assisted in burying the body but said Howard was responsible for killing Russ. Black, of Hillsboro, was arrested Thursday and charged with murder, tampering of evidence and auto theft. Authorities continue to search for Howard, of Owingsville, who is wanted for murder, tampering with physical evidence and theft by unlawful taking of an automobile over $500. The green Ford Focus belonging to Russ was found abandoned last Tuesday near the same location as the unidentified human remains, according to Kentucky State Police. Documents state Black told police that he and Russ were together at Howard's home in mid-August. Black claimed he left the home and found Russ dead when he returned.

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 Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager