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right now on news channel 8 first at 4:00. now, four headlines at 4:00, number one, cracking down on thieves. the new law now in effect, aimed at protecting you against credit card skimmers. and number two, unfairly ticketed, why an uber driv more than he made for driving someone to the airport. number three, an emotional plea for change. hear what this little girl has to say to city leaders in the wake of the deadly police shooting in charlotte. a record breaking presidential debate, we'll show you the trending moments generating memes and a flurry of social media responses. this is first at 4:00. a new florida law takes effect this week that will
penalties and requiring gas station owners to better protect customers. news channel 8's john rogers explains the new changes. good afternoon, the new law kicks in saturday october 1st. it's going to make it a much more serious crime to install a skimmer. skimmers are increasingly being found inside gas pumps throughout tampa bay, and they're becoming more sophisticated. lawmakers want to discourage it. starting saturday, a new law will increase the offense of the crime so criminals >> before, it wasn't taken seriously, it was unknown as a crime. there was a low penalty. >> the law also increases penalties against crooks who have fraudulent credit cards. and gas station owners will be required to take certain security measures to prevent skimmers from being installed. reporting in sarasota, john rogers, news channel 8.
contaminated water began leaking into the aquaphor, the governor showed up at a mosaic plant in mull bury, governor scott flew over the sink hole that opened up in august beneath a gypsum stack. neither florida's environmental protection or mosaic informed neighbors of potential danger to their wells. the government claims the dep followed the law. >> but that law didn't say dep shouldn't notify the public, did it in. >> th going to have notification, within 24 hours, companies, cities, and counties will all do it, it's the right thing to do. >> mosaic briefed the governor about what it's going to do to recover the 215 million-gallons of contaminated water that rushed into the aquaphor when the sink hole opened. an uber driver recently complained to 8 on your side. he was ticketed at tampa
ride sharing companies and hillsborough county. uber driver joe williams was shocked recently when he pulled up here to tia to pick up a rider and was issued more than $700 in tickets. >> do you think you were set up? >> i do. i have no way of proving it, jeff, but that's what i really, really think. >> joe williams has only been driving for the ride sharing service uber for two weeks. he lives in pinellas county, and most of his rides are there. he found out recently, rules are different in hillsborough county. he found this out when an officer knocked on his window at tia. >> i said i'm driving for uber. >> that's against the law, this that and the other. unlawful operation without certificate. >> state senator jeff believes the ptc should be dissolved in hillsborough county, and state law is needed for ride sharing services. >> we have to think about this as how it effects the entire
>> uber offered to pay the tickets until this is settled. jeff paterson, news channel 8. a young girl speaking out for her generation and her community with an emotional plea for change after the deadly police shooting in charlotte. she broke down in tears several times as she spoke about how her family is treated differently all because of skin color. but each time she broke down the audience encouraged her to keep going. she says even though she was born and raised in charlotte, she's not felt this now. >> it's a shame that our fathers and mothers are killed and we can't even see them any more. it's a shame that we have to go to that graveyard and bury them. and we have tears and we shouldn't have tears. we need our fathers and mothers. to be by our side. >> there were several days of unrest and violence in
shooting of kevyn scott. video of the incident shows a handgun on the ground near scott, more than 80 people have been arrested during those protests. now to your vote in the race for the white house, monday night's debate is now the most watched debate in american history, more than 80 million people tuned in to see hillary clinton and donald trump faceoff setting a new record in the 60 year history of televised presidential debates. and as reid benian shows us, the reaction to debate number one was swift. >> range of topics from the economy to trade to their own controversies. on trade trump brought up clinton's record. she once favored the trans pacific partnership before -- >> you called it the gold standard of trade deals. he also hit clinton on an issue that continues to dog her campaign. the private email server. >> that was more than a mistake. that was done purposefully. that was not a mistake, that was done purposefully. >> trump going after clinton on
i have a winning temperament. i know how to win. >> clinton reacting to the charge. >> oh, okay. that little mood clinton did at the end. exploding into a meme many described as the shoulder shimmy. he did get criticism for repeatedly interrupting. she hit trump for not releasing his taxes. >> the only careers that anybody's ever seen we couple years when he had to turn them over to state authorities when he was trying to get a casino license. >> clinton suggesting trump may be hiding something. >> and they showed he didn't pay any federal income tax. >> another meme, trump's frequent sniffling. the sniffling that persisted throughout. spawning a jiff that spread on social media.
>> it's a nice afternoon outside. we're tracking a few spotty showers and storms but at the moment, beautiful blue skies and fair weather cumulus clouds around. it's hot. back to 91 degrees with winds fairly light out of the north/northwest. this afternoon, we've had a westerly flow. we have a couple small showers near the coast this morning. the rain pushing inland east of i-75 as we head into this afternoon and this evenin can still see showers lingering on the radar heading toward zephyr hills. showers and storms rolling through dundee right now. heavy rain. lightning just south of miaka city and around north port. this is drifting off toward the east as well. tracking some pockets of heavy rain in highlands county. arch the archibald biological station as well.
trend. showers and storms push east into our inland spots and fade away as we head past sunset tonight. and things look pretty quiet as we head into the over night hours. maybe a couple lingering showers passed sunset tonight. over night, temperatures will drop back into the mid 70s. any showers still around come to an end. it'll be partly cloudy. and our rain chances tomorrow looking similar. about 30%. up to 40% with a front on thursday. and we'll have a full look at the rest of the workweek forecast coming up in a guys. still aid head -- >> teaching teens to be money smart, coming up, an 8 on your side look at how parents can help their teenagers become financially responsible adults. turning to social media to plan the happiest day of your life. we'll show you where many brides are drawing their wedding planning inspiration
breaking new intos into the news room now. this action comes three days before friday's midnight deadline where agencies are set to run out of money. we'll stay on top of this story for you. and now to your consumer watch first at 4:00, new car mileage estimates are going to be dropping. beginning with the 2017 model year. highway gas mileage estimates for about 1/3 of all vehicles sold in the u.s. are predicted to fall by one mile per gallon. largely because of vehicles being loaded with more options. options like heated seats that use electricity and create a drag on car engines. samsung is trying to put a positive spin on the negative news about the galaxy note 7. the company had to issue a massive recall of those new models as batteries inside many of the phones sparked fires.
recall are sticking with the note 7. that is at least a new version of the phone. that is not prone to catching fire. >> and more brides are using social media to plan the happiest day of their life. a recent survey by the not website reveals that brides are turning to sites like facebook, instagram, and pinterest. they're using those sites to help them with everything from announcements, to planning, and decorating. 8 t implementing an idea they found on social media they had not previously considered on their own. it seems that there are more things for teens to spend money on than ever before. expensive clothing, video games, electronics, you name it. it's important for them to understand the value of money in the first place. but how do they think seriously about finances at a younger
is an important topic. it starts early. this is on the shoulders of the parents to get this point across. talk about having a budget. >> that's a reoccurring theme. many times we've talked about different things with finances. thaw have to have a budget. they have to learn to make a budget. they have to learn to understand money flow in and money flow out. you want to teach basic accounting skills. >> having money come in and seeing it go out is one thing. but we want to keep them about having a positive cash flow balance. account for their budget, plan for different expenses we're not talking about rent, mortgage, or electricity, but planning for this and having an accounting process for it. >> and parents will love this one, the parental buck. i'm in my late 30s. i know friends who may still be
happens. >> it's true. while you can't address for unforeseen circumstances for someone who's older. it's great teaching when they start at a younger age that you can't always rely on the parents to provide money. and it helps get them in the mind set of the importance of budgeting. and the importance of a dollar. >> and maybe that's good for time lines when they go to college. maybe you help them. when they're out of college, you cut things off. time line's are have it, donned spend it. don't get started with credit cards. the banks love teenagers with credit cards. instead of getting started with a credit card, introduce them to ideas of saving money for spending, planning ahead, or lay away, something a lot of us have forgotten about. but you want something that's important, maybe put it on lay away, earn the money and then go buy it. >> that's a good point about credit cards. we had a whole discussion on those. maybe next time we can talk
right way. thanks so much for being with us. i appreciate it. let's talk about falling right now. falls are the leading cause of accidental death and the seventh leading cause of death in people 65 and older. even if a fall is not deadly, it can trigger a cascade of problems. limiting mobility and taxing your pocketbook. we have an 8 on your side look tonight at the steps you can take now to prevent problems in the future. at it's taken work. >> i had a hip replacement. and another hip broke. and so my job was to stay out of a wheelchair. >> she diligently hits the gym. it's helped her strengthen her leg, core, and hold her head high. >> exercise, any form of exercise is really -- is best. is to keep the muscles moving
and as they say with that comes the strength. >> mary's made great strides under the watchful eye of her physical therapist who says we need to be aware that as we age, full risk factors increase. >> we do begin to lose strength. our vision can be effected. medications that we're taking. all of those things can come into play. >> reporter: it's important to discuss your history of falls with your health >> have i fallen in the last 12 months? once someone has a fall, they're more apt to have a second fall. >> and that first fall can make you fear. so you begin to limit your activities which only accelerates muscle loss. she says that we can build muscle at any age. and we can start with some simple things to be done at home. >> sitting in a chair and standing up and sitting down for 30 seconds at a time. it's that simple. doing things like toe raises.
then back down. heel walking. walking on your heels. >> of course, if you're all ready wobbly, discuss this with your doctor, and as for mary, she wouldn't think of slacking off. >> it's part of my job now. >> joining us now for another check of the forecast, julie phillips. hello. >> another hot afternoon. >> another one. they just keep rolling in. >> it'll eventually come to an >> i feel like we've been talking about this for months. but we have been. it starts in may. it wraps up around now. we're looking forward to the first front. not here yet. it's a hot one at nissan in venice. 87 degrees. 86 degrees at veterans ford. and iness brook, 87 this afternoon. at 9:00 p.m., we're still looking at a few showers in our inland spots when you wake up tomorrow morning, some showers
mid 70s as we head into the afternoon hours, temperatures will get back up into the upper 80s. we'll bring in a 30% chance of rain. tomorrow will be very similar to what we're dealing with today. on the water vapor imagery, you can see slightly dryer air that's creeped in. notice a reddish hue, that's why the storms aren't as robust as they were yesterday. the upper low has moved out. we're seeing slightly dryer air, the ran has been more isolated in tu we're seeing storms on the radar. you can see those currently. most are east of i-75. heavy rain south of miaka city. as you head toward highlands county. tracking spotty, heavy showers and storms. heavy rain north of polk city. also around dundee. that's all going to drift east. east of i-75, you have the best rain chances as we head throughout the late evening hours. as we head passed sunset, most
you wake up tomorrow morning, we'll have extra clouds around. we can't rule out a shower near the coast during the morning hours. there won't be too many out there by the afternoon hours. we'll see showers and storms drifting inland. about a 30% rain chance as we head into thursday, rain chances go up even more. about a 40% chance of storms ahead of that front and out in the tropics, we're still watching invest 97l, a 90% chance of development as it moves west toward th caribbean, watching that system closely for you, at this point, looking at seasonable rain chances the next few days and dryer air at even a slight break in the humidity as we head into the end of this week, guys. thanks for that, coming up, the bolts drop the buck tonight in the preseason. dan lucas sell thes us what fans will take away from the first game. remember, get developments in all of today's biggest stories with jen, julie, and me on tampa bay's most convenient
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check in on first at 4:00 sports with dan lucas. >> are you guys ready for some hockey? we just started football season. and it seems like western just playing hockey. we're playing hockey again. >> it's back. lightning fans they're excited. it does seem like yesterday. remember the lightning. we're battling in game seven of the eastern tonight. the long road to get back to the stanley cup playoffs begins. well, it's more like gauging your team during training camp. calm down, the nhl preseason begins when the lightning hosts the carolina hurricanes, 8 bolts regulars in the lineup tonight. including forwards tyler johnson and alex, along with defenseman brandon. this is preparation for opening day. just like spring training in
core that will fill out the roster in syracuse during the season. some players have never played in a professional game. and that has head coach john cooper all pumped up for game time. >> i just know for them how -- what an exciting time it is. and to think how far they've come in their hockey career to put on the jersey of the national hockey league team. i've been shaking these guys hands on the draft floor. and just to watch them progress and now exhibition game, i kind of feel like a proud dad. >> it's obviously very exciting. you know, i'm a bit nervous, i think it's more anxious nerves, just to get out there and see everybody here and get the first few shifts under way. it'll be a fun moment for sure. the university of florida introduced new athletic director scott strickland this afternoon. he leaves his alma mater mississippi state to take over
foley. gators budget went from $30 million to 119 million under foley who's ten year included 27 national titles all in different sports of course. so a big job ahead there for mr. strickland for sure. the bolts, i was coming off the settlement, looking at amalee. you said eight regulars in play. when will we see all of them. we'll see in groups regulars in every and thursday at home against the florida panthers. they play thursday night, friday night. saturday night. friday and saturday are on the road. they need to spread the roster out and test different guys. a lot of guys in the world cup of hockey have gotten into season shape faster than the guys in training camp. don't worry about the guys who aren't on the team yet and they're all back by the way. except for steven. >> let's hope they're not too
now four headlines at 4:30. heartless thieves. an organization dedicated to helping young girls feel beautiful bag la rise. honoring the life and legacy of jose fernandez, see the emotional tribute the marlins pay to their friend. helping the victims pulse nightclub massacre heal. number four, breaking down that presidential debate, a news channel 8 look at the effects of last night's matchup on a race that statistically is tied right here in florida. well, a charity group helping high school girls get ready for homecoming now needs your help. bell of the ball was burglarized and hundreds of dollars of jewelry was taken.
broke into bell of the ball here in clear water. the organizers say the suspect broke out the glass here and then, if you've been in this place, it holds thousands of prom and hold coming dresses. all of these dresses are accessorized with jewelry. well, the organizers say the suspects came to the jewelry case and took a lot of that jewelry that goes with the dresses. and now they're out of 400 to $500. and they're hoping that the community will step in and help donate some of that jewelry to go with these dresses that these girls will be needing for the upcoming homecoming season. the organization will be able to replace some costume jewelry in the mean time. if you have information, contact the clear water police department. reporting in clear water, news channel 8. the miami marlins honored star pitcher jose fernandez.
wearing jerseys with fernandez's name and number on the back. at the end of the game, this happened. the marlins locked arms around the pitcher's mound. and left their caps on the mound. he died with two friends early sunday in a boating accident. payments from the one orlando fund began going out earlier today to pulse nightclub victims and their families. more than 150,000 people and companies from 120 nations contributed to the fund in wake of the june 12th attack. families of the 49 people who died in the shooting will get $350,000. and those hospitalized will receive 65,000, to $300,000 a piece. a missing boater found drifting in a life raft 150- miles off the coast of martha's
land. he was brought back to boston by the coast guard. they picked him up from a freighter that rescued him from a life raft sunday. the 22-year-old says he was out to sea with his mother when their fishing boat started taking on water. he looked for his mother to get into the life raft but he couldn't find her. the coast guard is suspending its its search for the mother. florida is a must-win for donald trump while electoral math suggesting that hillary clinton can win without sunshine state. 8 on your side takes a closer look at the current situation. no republican has won the warehouse without living florida since 1924. back then the state had six electoral votes. right now it has 29. making it a must win for donald trump. she called him inexperienced. he called her a washington insider.
supporters think their candidate won. evan power supports trump. >> i think he held his own and was able to expose his part of the problem having been in governor for so long. >> steve shale ran obama's florida reelection in 2012. >> i thought she did a great job of beating him in the bad answers and i was surprised at how poorly he did about pivoting back to what he wanted to talk about. the race is at a dead heat if error. reporting from the state capitol, i'm mike vacalinda. >> the electron tort is so angry at washington's inaction that voters are willing to over look an inexperienced outsider to get change. it's time for weather and traffic on the 8's. hello there, i hope you're enjoying your afternoon. i want to talk about closures
the weekend. you'll see drew street at the extense right around coachman park all closed down. that's due to a festival it's a taking place. it's a seafood festival and also the both championships. keep that in mind for the weekend. and then also we have closures here. you can see lanes taken away on air cargo road right by the tampa international airport. the closures will be between tampa bay and ohio avenue. you will be able to get through. but expect a lot of construction. that's going to last through september 30th. moving to the south. some manhole repair work kicking off today. it'll last through tomorrow. that's on henderson boulevard at louise. that might cause a little bit of congestion. >> not too bad this morning. a couple showers along the coast. i expect the same tomorrow morning as you're out early between 4:00 and 7:00 a.m. a coastal shower is possible.
temperatures in the mid 70s. back to you. catch lee span and leslie leslie with weather and traffic on the 8's at 4:00 a.m. still ahead, motivating your work out. looking to shed unwanted pounds ? an 8 on your side look at why it's important to find music inspiring you to make moves. then stick around for these 8 on your side stories. i'm melanie michael in tampa. here's a question for you, to pray or not to pr football games a local high school team is told not to and they take their fight to federal court. their story is coming up. today on better call behnken, i'm trying to help a woman whose 51,000-dollar home down payment vanished because of an email hack. and today i've discovered there's another big company involved. they spend a lot of taxpayer's money at largo city hall. but why are they spending it on
welcome back. the stars of a new film are trying to get people into theaters and not just to see the movie. david daniel has that and much more in the hollywood minute. >> i pray you sing a new song. >> the birth of a nation star of the rebellion to theater. >> no one has a right to prevent you in participating in what makes america's democracy so great, the right to vote. >> tuesday's national voter registration day. voter enrollment tables will be set up in u.s. theaters holding special screenings of the film on tuesday and through opening weekend. jodie foster is in line for a
the stanley cue brick britannia award. of the british academy of -- she'll pick up her prize october 28th in beverly hills. >> you two look fine this evening. >> we're on a date. >> very nice. >> it took you long enough to ask. >> why did you give up your life on earth? people are talking or at least typing about passengers. the week after the movie's trailer launched the scifi romance was the most talked about movie on social media according to media measurement firm com score. we'll see if the buzz continues when the film opens december 21st. in hollywood, david daniel. >> i don't know about that one. it looks too creepy for me. >> a little odd for me. >> do you guys like those movie?
>> bold. >> this weather is pretty hot. this weather is pretty bold too headed into october. while we don't have our first strong front headed our way. we have a weak front that will ease up humidity by the end of the week and into the start of this coming weekend. temperatures stay close to average. we're not above average. they're in the mid to upper 80s, in the tropics, we're still watching invest 97 l expected to become a tropical storm or it's looking a little bit better organized. you can see with a 90% chance of development over the next five days. models bringing this west. with a trough to the north, curving up up toward the right. you can see a lot of these stay east of florida but with the proximity of florida, we'll keep a close eye on this for you. hurricane hunters were out investigating these storms today. they found winds under tropical storm strength at 37 miles per
last check there. but there's no closed low level circulation. so at this point, it's still just a tropical wave. they are expecting it to become better organized though. and it could become an organized tropical cyclone later tonight or tomorrow. we'll keep you updated on that. for us, tomorrow morning, mid 70s to start the day. by the afternoon hours we'll top out in the upper 80s, going to be another hot one. rain chances very similar to what we saw today. a could being showers near the coast -- a couple showers near the coast in 75 into the afternoon and evening. that's what we're seeing now. you can see heavy rain across portions of desoto and hardy county. and as you head into highlands county. tracking he heavy rain and lightning. lingering rain east of dundee and around frost proof as well. for the rest of this evening, a couple lingering showers couldn't in our inland spots --
a small rain chance near the coast with that on shore flow to start the day. then the rain chances shift inland into the afternoon and evening hours, thursday rain chances go up with a front to the north. a small rain chance during the morning hours, and then a good chance to see scattered storms throughout the afternoon hours with a stalled boundary to the north of us. temperatures are at 89 in tampa. 90 in bradenton. 88 in north port. the xt temperatures around average. mid to upper 80s, rain chances dropping back on friday as the front moves in. morning temperatures will be more comfortable as well. dropping back if the low 70s, guys ? the duke and dutchess of cambridge and their children prince george and princess charlotte are in canada for their first official trip over seas as a family of four. >> and nbc is in vancouver with a look at what the royal family
weather william and kate got a warm welcome and thousands of miles from home, a message that visibly moved the prince. we've been asked to share with prince william how much we cared for your mother princess diana. she remains in our hearts. across generations and cultures, friendships made in a always been easy. the rims who arrived in canada saturday with their concern left prince george and princess charlotte in victoria with a nanny while the traditional dances included the youngest members of bella bella's first nation community. there were many gifts. a drum for george. a doll for charlotte. and dancing costumes for the whole family. fashion conscious kate happily
william and kate forced to cancel a scenic flight. the duke and dutchess attended a glittering event. they're scheduling time with their children in between these events. that's another way in which william is definitely diana's son. another generation would have left the kids behind. and at some stage, when they think the time is right, i think we will see them with the children in public again. back to you. a major milestone for officially made it to diamond status. the pop star's third album 25 sold more than 10 million copies. and that's just in the u.s. alone. albums reaching diamond status are not typical. but adelle managed to do it twice in a row now. adelle is on her north american tour. it's going to run through november 21st. dozens of personal items belonging to marilyn monroe went on display today in
exhibition, dresses the actress wore in the 1959 film some like it hot. and the 1956 film bus stop. shoes, jewelry, and photographs were also on display. monroe fans in the u.s. are in luck as well. as many as 800 items that once belonged to the star to be auctioned off in los angeles in november. after six months at sea, the u.s.s san juan submarine returned home. the nuclear powered fast attack connecticut over the weekend. the crew of 143 on board, they were clearly looking forward to getting on dock and seeing their family. they were all anxiously awaiting to welcome them home. during those six months at sea, the u.s.s san juan traveled more than 43,000 miles, which is more than 1.5 trips around the world at the equator. stay with us. we'll be right back with more
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listening to music when you hit the gym to improve your work out is not exactly a new con cementment but understanding how your favorite tunes enhance your exercise is a little less obvious. 8 on your side takes a closer look for you today. joining me now is brittany. to discuss the importance of motivating yourself with music. how important is music? >> it's so important. it just kind of gets you in the mood. and your work outs become just because you're kind of in a different zone. you're not thinking about how tough something is if you're in that playing for 90 seconds. listening to that music, 90 seconds feels like 30 seconds. >> it gets your mind off what you're doing. >> how do you know what music is right for you? speak everybody listens to a lot of different music. some people might be motivated by adelle. some people might be motivated by something that's rock based or edm based. we have a science to our play list. so depending on what we're
it works out. if you ask our clients. they love the music we play in class. it gets them going through class. >> you have a science to your play list. >> there is. i can't tell you it's a secret. it's all corporate based. >> this is tv. your have to tell us everything. >> i don't know. >> what would be one thing that would help you to the science to your play list. tell me something, what would be the science to my play list? >> it's about a beat and a count. it helps us as instructors as well. ge we choose to teach the class to. if you can teach your class to that count. >> how do you get people to open up their mind to new musicment for my mom. i try to get her introduced to things i listen to. sometimes that's hard. it kind of helps because there's a work out involved with it. some people can focus more on the work out. because they're doing other things. so they're listening to the music, and it's driving them a
oh my gosh my thighs are burning. oh my gosh. let me listen to this beat a little more. it gets them through everything better. >> beat is everything when it comes to reps and repetition. okay. and what about new music for people who are just starting to work out? what types of music would you encourage them to listen to if they've never taken a class before? >> a lot of our songs that we use are top 40 songs. and we find them on apple music, itunes, we find them, those songs. so it's going to add a little longer beat. if you're going for a run, you'll be able to run longer but still know the song playing. >> go to look for things that are premixed and preready for you on apple or itunes or other music sources. all right. music is everything, so they say. brittany, thank you so much. we appreciate your time. josh, back to you. thank you much. check out this incredible photo of a star's last hoorah.
the star. the burns out star is the wit dot in the center of the photo. around the white dwarf is the nebula created by the star casting off the outer layer s of gas. archaeologists made a discovery in japan. a team unearthed ten ancient coins while excavating an old archaeologists found they were from the roman empire appeared to be from at least 300 to 400 ab. they could have ended up in japan because of trade routes that linked the west to asia. a couple's wedding pic gets an extra dose of star power when an oscar winner crashes the shoot. a woman's order of bread sticks has more bread than sticks. we'll tell you what she found
>> now let's take a look at what's trending. >> we will start with wedding crasher. that's right. a wedding was pleasantly interrupted by actor tom hanks. he was out for a jog when he spotted the happenty couple and congratulated them and posed for a few pictures. he even offered to officiate, but they were already wed. but might have done a doover if i were them. and a california woman who ordered from dominoes was not
nearly $5,000 in cash in the box. oops. she called the store and it turned out to be the restaurant's misplaced deposit money. she returned it and she got a week long vacation and free pizza for a year. >> nice. and to see what is trending right now, and get updates between newscasts you can always go to wfla.com. and we have much more news coming your way. newschannel8 at 5:00 with jen and keith starts right now. >> right now on 5:00. >> from the gridiron to the courtroom. the legal fight over a pregame prayer. >> plus, laughs, gaffes, and lots of cross talk. who won the first presidential debate? we are live from washington with a look at the answer to that question. >> and tragedy strikes the big apple. what police found inside a house that exploded killing a firefighter. i'm keith cate. >> i'm jennifer leigh. thank you for joining us. tonight, football players
cambridge christian school claims civil rights are being violated. melanie michael is live at the school in tampa for us tonight. >> reporter: this story is getting a lot of attention tonight after this lawsuit was filed in federal court today basically saying this team could not broadcast prayer before the game. >> i'm a dad of a young man that plays on the varsity football team. >> reporter: tim is fired up. he tells us he can't believe the football team was from praying over the loud speaker before games. >> i take offense to that. as a citizen of the united states, as well as the head of school of cambridge christian school and as a dad. >> reporter: it started when they made it to the championship game in december. before kickoff, they planned to start with their traditional prayer. but they faced a penalty before they ever took the field. >> every single one of their games they had tried over the loud speaker prior to the games. this is the first time that