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right now on news channel 8 at 6. >> islands in the caribbean are bracing tonight for the wrath of hurricane matthew. tonight we are tracking the storm as it inches closer and closer to florida. good evening, everyone, i'm rod carter. thanks so much for joining us on this sunday night. breaking news to tell you about. two botters are in the hospital after a the hospital after a speedboat flipped during the clearwater international championship race. the victims were rushed to by a front medical center in st. petersburg. we still don't know what their conditions are tonight. residents living at a moseley motel have until tomorrow morning to be off the property. this comes after the old motel was bought by a new owner who has plans to demolish it. news channel 8's jamel is joining us live. you talked to those residents who have no place to go
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a lot of these residents say this place has been their home for years. those eviction notices were served last week, and now they have no choice but to pack up and leave. >> bought the property located on 34th street north from the previous owner who was fighting foreclosure. according to st. pete city officials, new owners planned to demolish the old building and turn it into new development. social services went around sunday to check on residents who were still packing up. most the 110 units had already left, but some residents tell us they still have no place to go. city officials say they have room at the shelter for those just in case. >> they went from denial that it really wasn't going to happen because it went, you know, it's been a long pro tracted legal battle, and i think at first they thought well, it really isn't going to happen. we've heard this before. to finally reality set in about
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judge denied the last ditch effort by the previous owners, so then they realized, so then some people went into panic mode. you know, what am i going to do. >> the sheriff's office will be here in the morning to clear off the property. >> reporter: now, social services will be back out here in the morning along with the sheriff's office as well as animal services. now, they will have several vans out here to help shuttle some of those residents to the shelter if animal services will be taking pets that can't go with their owners. >> tough situation for those folks there. thanks so much for that live report. right now we are tracking hurricane matthew. jamaicans are bracing for the category 4 storm to head their way. they're boarding up their homes and stocking up on supplies. right now hurricane matthew is threatening the islands of jamaica, hay haiti and cuba.
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oliver joins us with the latest track. >> matthew has been maintaining its intensity. a category 5 storm on friday, a 4 yesterday, and that's where it's been throughout the day today. check out this image we have from the hurricane hunters. it came in yesterday. a beautiful image there. this is actually of the aircraft flying through the eye of the storm looking out at the intensity of a category 4 hurricane from the relative tranquility of the eye there. a beautiful shot. e actually heading back out to matthew to sample the storm again this evening so we'll get some more information from that. this is the latest look at matthew right now. the satellite presentation. notice the maximum sustained winds still 145 miles per hour. the motion northwest at 5 miles per hour but a turn to the north is expected tonight with a minimum central pressure of 945-millibars. hurricane warnings of course up for jamaica, most of haiti, eastern part of cuba. the storm enters this area as a
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the forecast is for 15 to 25 inches of rain in parts of haiti with local amounts up to 40 inches coupled with a storm surge 5 to 10 feet. it's an extremely dangerous storm for those areas, and you notice the forecast track still offshore of the florida peninsula, a broad storm, though, tropical storm force winds extend out 200 miles from the center of circulation. still too early to say we're in the clear here. we could see some impacts on the east coast heading towards the end of the week. thanks so mu all right, this is the view from inside the eye of the hurricane. let's take a look at that. actually, this is the island of cuba that's preparing for the hurricane's wrath. you can see this weekend the cuban president there raul castro met with government officials in santiago to oversee the storm preparations. volunteers are cleaning up the storm drains there, and they're gathering food in that area. shelters are also open as matthew inches closer and closer. and remember, you can check this -- track the weather
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it's free to download right there your app store. we have an update on a deadly pedestrian crash that we told you about. the driver who killed the victim is not going to be charged. 57-year-old pedestrian was hit on gulf to bay boulevard near duncan avenue in clearwater. the man stumbled into the road, and that's when the bmw slammed into him. tonight miami beach police are searching for thieves that dragged away an atm, the entire atm. in this video the crooks pried that machine away fr using an suv. this happened at a strip mall. they then loaded that atm into the back of that suv and took off. we still don't know how much money was inside the machine, and no one has been arrested just yet. crew members, families and lovered ones marked the one- year anniversary of the sinking of the el faro cargo ship. they gathered to honor the 33 people who lost their lives when that ship sunk off the bahamas. in a private ceremony, a small light house bearing a plaque
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was unveil in a park in jacksonville. el faro means light house in spanish. >> this memorial stands as welt as an appropriate acknowledgment of the bravery, grace, and dignity with which our el faro families have endured their unimaginable grief. >> el faro's owner paid for that light house. the coast guard is still investigating why the ship sailed into hurricane joaquin. hillary clinton's loyalty is to her financial contributors and to herself. i don't even think she's loyal to bill if you want to know the truth. >> that was donald trump boldly questioning hillary clinton's loyalty to her husband bill clinton. the republican made those comments during a rally in manheim pennsylvania. clinton also mocked clinton's departure from the 9/11 memorial service when she had pneumonia. >> we're getting a closer look at donald trump's taxes.
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them, and the new york times actually released them this time. they released his 1995 tax records showing he lost almost a billion dollars. this creates a loophole that allowed trump to skip paying federal taxes for 18 years. >> trump supporter george farrell tells me the news from the new york times showing trump lost more than $916 million in 1995 is nothing new. >> the taxes were released. people know that he has so it's public knowledge, but there's nothing surprising there. >> the tax document sent to the new york times show the large loss after several of trump's businesses flopped in the early 90s including mismanaged casinos and a poorly timed purchase of the plaza hotel. tax experts say the loss could have allowed trump to legally skip paying federal income taxes for 18 years. >> i think it reconfirms that he's a charla ton.
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he doesn't give to charity. it also reconfirms there's a reason why he hasn't released his tax returns. >> what the report doesn't include are trump's 95 tax returns leaving questions about how much he gave to charity that year. the question now is if trump will feel the pressure to release his turns. >> it was 1995, 1995, and we're in 2016, so looking at tax returns from 1995 doesn't really give you a person's -- >> right, so we need to see his tax returns. >> and we'll see them when hillary releases money as he says he does, and he's used every loophole, whether they're legal orbit or not. >> the report giving the clinton campaign new material. candice mccown. >> i know our complex tax laws better than anyone who has ever run for president. he added that, quote, he's the only one who can fix them. >> clinton's campaign wasted no time commenting on the time's
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shell report shows the colossal nature of donald trump's past business failures and how long he may have avoided paying any federal income taxes whatsoever. this morning clinton's campaign manager spoke on meet the press and he told chuck todd that donald trump symbolizes the quote, rigged system. >> we talked about the rigged system out there, donald trump embodies that. the idea that he didn't have to pay taxes for 20 years or at least that's what the new york times is telling us, so we feel very good ability where but this will be competitive up until the end and we're going to have to work hard. >> president barack obama and vice president joe biden will be in the bay area this week as they campaign for hillary clinton. tomorrow joe biden is going to visit sarasota and our jennifer leigh will have a one on one interview. on wednesday the president will be at the university of south florida. the family of a 6-year-old killed after a playground shooting is grieving tonight. coming up, we're going to have the emotional interview with
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flooding, residents in the midwest are now picking up the piece, but officials there say they still need so the
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the mother of a boy who died following a school shooting in south carolina is speaking out tonight after her very heartbreaking loss. 6-year-old jacob hall died saturday after blood loss. he was wounded wednesday when a teen opened fire on an elementary school playground. his mother says we could all learn a lesson or two from him. >> jacob was everything to everybody. jacob was an angel that was brought to this earth to show love. to show kindness and to show forgiveness. >> two other shooting victims, a teacher and another student were treated and released from the hospital. the 14-year-old suspect is
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tonight. it's unclear if he will be tried add an adult. residents in iowa tonight are starting to clean up after that devastating flooding there. this is how the streets of cedar falls looked last week as people were forced to paddle around town. several volunteers came together to help clean up the area. the debris and salvage whatever they could, what was left of those damaged homes. >> you know, it's so hard to process everything when you get hit by something like this. >> it feels good to help other people that things that are important to their life. >> iowa officials say there is still a need for more volunteers to help with that flood cleanup. >> all right, back here in florida, drivers in orlando had to be rescued when heavy rains there caused a lot of flash flooding. some streets were blocked for hours until the flood waters started to recede. fortunately there were no injuries involved in this. we are keeping a very close eye on hurricane matthew right now as well as looking at your
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we'll have your full forecast for you. reer prosecuting criminals and fighting for the rights of victims. i want to make the state attorney's office a model for criminal justice. i'll prioritize violent crime and be tough on murderers, gangs, and anyone who commits domestic abuse or sexual assault. and i'll make the system fair by working with police to wear body cameras and using dna to put criminals behind bars, not innocent people. i'm andrew warren. this is medicine. medicine. uh... medicine? with amendment 2, this is what "medicine" will look like: pot, packaged like candy. up to twenty times stronger than it once was.
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ousand pot shops across florida. no medical standards. no pharmacists. no prescriptions. and no way to stop it... ...unless you vote no on amendment 2. okay, you know i was your governor. but there' s some things you may not know. my hair used to be way better. i played quarterback. my dad was a doctor here for 55 years. i swim every morning. and yes, i'm a fan of fans!
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defend women's healthcare and planned parenthood, and take care of our veterans. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message. because i'll put the people first. always have, and always will. just saw a few folks wrapping up their round at palm harbor. probably a good idea, you see all those storms in the horizon. d harbor. lakewood ranch, though, some dark skies on the horizon with some storms off in the distance there. it's rain cooled at 80 degrees, and then you get another look from manatee county. sun city center where the rain is coming down hard, they've got about 8/100 of an inch already. that's cooled things down to 77 degrees. had some drier air across northern sports yesterday that suppressed our rain chances. that front lifted back to the north. the moisture returned and we've got a good coverage of some
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evening. this is the latest check of mat's radar heading up. they're getting it now inverness back through portions of citrus county east of crystal river, down into hernando county, too, some stronger storms there, eastern pasco county seeing some heavier rain. parts of hillsborough county, especially southern hillsborough county east of 75 some heavier rain there, and it extends down into eastern and southern manatee county just south of my hack coo city and sa rainfall and north port there, sarasota county is seeing some of that rain. just like yesterday, we've got that northeasterly flow pushing these storms back towards the coast. i think it will wrap up quicker than what we saw last night. by around 11:00 tonight, the bulk of the rain is offshore or coming it a close. partly cloudy as we start off the workweek tomorrow. it looks like a dry morning commute. that may not be the case for the commute after your workday has come to a close. partly cloudy at lunchtime, but
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scattered storms developing inland spots and then pressing back towards the coast with time as we head through the second part of our monday. a pretty similar setup for tomorrow with a rain chance at 40%. that will be on the decline through the workweek as drier air slowly tries to head our way. some scattered storms through the late afternoon and evening. this is the latest check of the visible satellite. looking at matthew a gorgeous shot of the storm as it starts to turn off towards the north, towards haiti, eastern cuba and jamaica as a category 4 storm. it approaches these islands bringing 5 to 25 inches of rain to parts of haiti. winds around 125 miles per hour, maximum sustained winds and the forecast as we head on through the latter portion of the workweek, the consensus takes that track offshore, but still can't rule out impacts, especially on the east coast of florida because the tropical storm force winds extend out about 200 miles from the center of the storm.
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closely for the next several days right on through the end of the workweek. early in the week, a similar setup, elevated rain chances late in the week. that drier air filters in, declining rain chances. next weekend looks fantastic. here's a live look from downtown tampa with some dark skies around. it's 86 degrees. it's also 87 in st. pete, 89 this sarasota, 80 degrees, rain cooled in venice. a storm has come to a close this evening, partly cloudy overnight, a low te scattered storms developing again tomorrow afternoon and drifting towards the coast with a high temperature of 87 degrees. immediately, though, you look at the eight-day forecast your eye gets drawn to next weekend. a 10% rain chance, both of those days that drier air arrives, and it's actually drier air at the surface, too, so it will be comfortable, average temperatures that will be fantastic. >> i like how you say that with a smile. we're all looking forward to next weekend. thank you, sir. appreciate it. sports is coming your way next
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for the buccaneers. >> it's not a good day for the a bucs division opponent. the carolina panthers got a double dose of bad news today. >> plus here's what you'll see tomorrow at 6 a.m. >> the do not call list doesn't matter anymore. i'll tell you why and what to do about it. >> plus, weather and traffic on
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the texas rangers have already sealed up home field advantage throughout the post season, but on the final day of the baseball season it still means something to the rays who have mercifully reached this finish line in search of win no. 68. yes, it's been disappointing. chase whitley, four appearances
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gets the start today. whitley snags the shot from sin chew shoe. he played very well today. the rays driving in runs in the 2nd inning. i want to go back to whitley because he had himself a nice little days, 4 innings pitched, 2 runs allowed on 6 hits. he struck out 4. rays are now batting in the 9th inning. they're up 4-3. evan long bore yay going for 100 rbis on the season. there are the buccs versus broncos. gerald mccoy, noah spence. broncos quarterback trevor simeon left the game injured. they're going down like flies over there. the other story, turnovers. three of them from the buccs in the first half. two jameis winston interceptions led directly to 14 denver points. broncos have extended their lead in the 3rd quarter,
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up on the buccs bonus show. if you had the falcons quarterback matt ryan and or wide receiver julio jones on your fantasy team today, good for you. ryan torched the carolina panthers for 503 yards passing 300 of those yards to jones. for carolina, though, the panthers lose, cam newton the quarterback there on this play a concussion on conversion. the hit from from atlanta's deon jones. deon jones big hit there, legal hit according to the refs, 48- 33 falcons win. panthers are 1 and 3 on the season. all right, the first round of the nascar sprint cup chase eliminations now complete. martin truex junior did not need a win but he dominated in his chase for the up can. tony stewart, kyle larson and jamie mcmurray knocked out of contention today.
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matches today, rory mcilroy who have endured heckling all week, well he sticks it to the american fans here. the long putt on the sixth hole, i can't hear you. well, the guys played against patrick had to make this putt to have the hole. he waggles the finger at mcilroy. you can do that right, on the ryder cup. closes out mcilroy on the 18th. the u.s. wins the ryder cup shortly after. the first win for the americans since 2008. that rivalry er yes, there were some fans that went i think a little bit beyond the line, but that's going to happen. >> they didn't say anything the second time. >> no, no, exactly.
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vo: we asked women in pinellas county to describe congressman david jolly in one word: woman 1: dangerous. woman 2: backwards. woman 3: out-of-touch... woman 4: that's 3 words. vo: david jolly shares donald trump's backwards agenda for women. jolly opposes a woman's right to choose ny women access to basic health care like mammograms and cancer screenings. woman 5: i have 3 words for david jolly... not for women. vo: house majority pac is responsible
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a final look at our forecast for the night. >> heavy wane raven around in spots with thunderstorms drifting back towards the coast this evening. about a 40% rain chance over the next few hours, but the
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down by around 11:00. we'll see some scattered storms developing inland and drifting back towards the coast. it's a delayed rain chance tomorrow, late afternoon and evening. a high temperature around 87, much drier, though, as we look towards the next weekend. >> all right sir, thank you very much. finally tonight a stacking competition in spain, that involves -- we love anything competitive, don't we. welcome to the 26th human tower competition. the tradition of building human towers dates back to the 18th century. a tower is consider loaded and unloaded without falling apart. that means anyone falling you just wouldn't want to be the guy or girl on the bottom of that tower. the highest was a 10-foot structure with three people on each floor. >> i'm good. >> that's awesome. >> for dangerous spanish activity, i think i'm still going with the running of the bull there. >> what are the helmets going to do. >> keep the person below.
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we'll see you at 8:00 on great 38 and back here tonight at 11. have a good night. . on this sunday night, staggering loss, donald trump's $900 million tax deductions newly revealed by the surprise closure of one of his tax returns. tonight, trump on d mathew causi devastating floods and prompting new warnings of catastrophic damage. deadly train disaster for the first time and we hear from the engineer that killed a by stander and injured more than 100 others. and last call of the final play by play of his career, the one


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