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a girl lost her life as she tried to cross hillsboro avenue. they put the cuffs on nicholas and they spoke with him as he left jail this morning. >> it's a tragic accident and i feel bad for the girl and the family. >> nicholas believes it was her own family. >> she ran into the path of my vehicle, you know what i mean. there was nothing i could do. nothing you could have it was just, she made the decision to apparently run across a busy highway in the dark, no cross-section and that was the unfortunate tragic consequences of her dying. >> he may be right about the accident, but he was wrong leaving the scene. >> did you know that you hit her. >> no. all i know is that something hit my car, that is what it appeared like to me.
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of blocks to stop and when i stopped, i didn't realize what it was. all i know my window was getting cracked. >> if he would have stopped he might not have received a ticket. i'm chip osowski news channel 8. he's accused of being drunk behind the wheel and hitting and the family is dealing with their loss tonight. >> a judge is setting bond for talent with conditions. wear a gps monitor and follow a curfew and do not drink. >> random breath testing. >> a neighbor was spoken to and she did not want to be identified. >> my husband heard the crash and ran to help.
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heard tires screeching. >> reverand had woken up when the truck plowed through her home and instantly she was gone. she praise for it. allent and he would have done the same. >> he has a long life and he can make it better or go down a wrong road. west wild hogs the man accused of old polk county girl, the judge set $1,000 for hogs, if they post hogs, he'll be wearing a gps monitor. they found him with 4-year-old becky lewis. we have a close look at a man who swiped a boat and supplies in auburndale. deputies released the video today.
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their get away. people who were forced out of lego land because of a bomb scare will get a rain check or a refund. by the afternoon winter haven police are investigating and they're investigating where that note came from. they're helping guests reschedule their tickets and offering refunds if they can't do that. >> we got a lot of requests to work thro determined to make this right for everybody who was inconvenienced. >> if you need to reschedule because of the bomb threat yesterday, you can call the hotel reservation hotline. >> tonight we'll know what to be built on the bay shore property. tampa city council approved plans for the luxury condo highways, units will go on sale
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today for ballots to be thrown out if signatures do not match the file. they can change over time and a mismatch is not a good reason to toss a ballot. another hearing is scheduled for monday. florida supreme court ruled a unanimous jury is required to impose the death penalty. it required 10 out of vote for death. they did not say what happened to florida people already on florida's death row. 8 on your side shows you a questionable connection between the cab company and uber and the regulars, the county commissioner and state senator are outraged what it reveals. >> for months the hillsboro
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battling uberer and lyft issuing expensive tickets to uber and lyft drivers. they used cab drivers to do sting operations. >> it gives the impression of inappropriate activity and inappropriate relationships. >> he believes that kyle crse >> jeff brandice was shocked when i told him about the e- mails. >> the taxi cabs control the ptc and everybody should know that. >> senator jeff brandice wants to do away with the hillsborough county ptc. if you store gasoline in your trunk, if up spill it,
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it up. a woman was vacuuming it up and it exploded and they quickly put it out with a fire extinguisher, the woman was not hurt. i wish it was a gay doing it, it was a girl, really husbands everywhere are shaking their heads right now. >> why did you do that. >> you know she was in a pickle and didn't know what to do. vacuumed it up, word to is great, but better stuff is coming. we have a nice weekend ahead for us, right now outside for your friday evening, 81 degrees, no rain at this location. it's another dry day, there's rain on the radar, temperatures in some spots still in the mid- 80s, it's 84 in tampa and 83 in bradenton and 79 in inverness and brooksville and winds coming out of the northeast especially notice near the
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and winds are north 15 to 20 miles per hour. this is partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low 80s and as we head into tomorrow we'll top back out in the upper 80s, we'll have a full look at the forecast and talk about a cold front coming your way coming up in the full forecast. >> still ahead, this rail around the causeway is about to >> a veteran was looking to bring his agent orange case before a judge, this all changed when 8 on your side got
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elise: we couldn't believe it. that poor girl was raped by two football players and their friends. we were sure they would go to jail. so, when i heard state attorney mark ober decided to go easy on them, i was scared -- scared for my daughter. none of those young men served a day behind bars. ober said losing a baseball scholarship was punishment enough. if mark ober can't protect our families, after an obscene amount was spent building this controversial courthouse, the state learned the contractor had overspent on framed photos that were never used. when the state refused to pay, bob buesing sued... demanding taxpayers foot the bill, including his own legal fees. bob buesing profitted from government waste and abuse?
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a busy intersection in the bay area is about to get safer for pedestrians, they're
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jamel lanee talked to people about that idea. >> patricia stays active, she bikes and run she won't go past bay shore boulevard because the trail stops and to get to the other side is a nightmare. >> i've been in accidents, i've been knocked off my bicycle, i don't want that, the overpass is the ideal for me and many other people. >> agrees, they were awared $1.4 million from the department of transportation to create an overpass. >> that section, if you travel down the causeway, you know how busy that section is, right now pedestrians and bikes have to do, push a button and try to cross the road after the signal stops vehicles, it allows them 38 seconds to get across. >> we can ride and be away from
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that's a big thing. i know it costs money and everything, but it's going to save a life. >> reporting in clearwater jamel lanee news channel 8. clearwater engineers will get to work on a design. well, the faa is stepping up its effort to keep exploding samsung galaxy note 7 phones off of planes. we'll have that story coming up. and a instagram from the desk top only if you have one important feature. now, is the time to join stacie schaible for the heart walk. you can go to our website,
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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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hood, and take care of our veterans. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message. because i'll put the people first.
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the nasdaq and s&p were up a fraction of a point. and the wait is over apple is promising that the nike watch will be available october 28th. it has slightly different software features and comes with a perforated band and a nike swoosh. starting tomorrow at noon
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will be banned from all us flights, airlines have been telling passengers to turn off the devices due to the risk of fire and explosions. some airlines are so concerned, in fact, that they are adding fireproof bags to every flight. alaska airlines was the first and added them back in may before the exploding samsung galaxy note 7 phones were released. the bags can withstand temper degrees. they plan to add bags to all flights starting with the long haul routes. it's easier to use instagram on a desk top computer. they leased an app that works on windows 10 computers. it can be downloaded for free from the windows app store. there is one restriction, if you want to post or edit photos to instagram, you have to have a touch screen computer and a
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network for teenagers, instagram is holding its own. facebook is losing ground. 74% of teens use instagram monthly and 52% people use facebook and that number is dropping. the most popular is snapchat and 80% use it. after causing frustration for a lot of users, the feature allows forwarding of all of your e-mails to a different inbox. if you want toed to -- wantedded to fix for gmail, yahoo's blog disabled that feature touring an upgrade in order to approve it, but now it's back on. another car is dealing with parking break issues, it's recalling it with the civic coupes and is he tanned dance,
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turn the ignition off. if it doesn't engage and it's not in park it could roll away. and they're looking to fix a parking brake problem. many cars are hitting the lots in the technology. smart cars, now, have cameras and sensors to check your blind spot. they can warm you an imminent forward collision and slam on the brakes for you. crews control and traffic and departure warnings can help as well. >> it will remind you to pay attention and not let you drift out of the lane and give you counter steering to keep up in the lane. >> automated parking is making its way into new models and the new ford fusion can sense potholes and keep your wheel from dropping into the hole. hundreds of thousands of
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waiting for the va to hear their appeals for disability benefits, steve andrews tell us the wait for one pinellas veteran became shorter when 8 on your side got involved. >> tom jenkins spent his life defending his country, america.e him, they screened for walls close by. tom remembers standing guard on that perimeter. >> they talk about this, you're standing in agent orange, don't worry about it, it's not toxic, it won't hurt you. >> studies link agent orange to several cancers and heart disease and other conditions that led to the deaths of thousands of men exposed to it.
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leave him to a good stop. 50 pages of proof disappeared. >> i don't trust these people. >> he has heart disease and painful neuropathy is tied to agent orange exposure. >> it can take 5 to 10 years. >> in july, he got word 12,395 appeals stood in front of his. >> in your mind did you expect you would live to see that day? >> no, not th reached out to congressman david jolly as well as the va, he received a letter from the va, he got his wish, he'll take his fight to washington, now that the case is at the top of the waiting list. >> the exposure, steve andrews helped me out. >> i hope it works out for you. >> thank you. >> steve andrews news channel
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world's most powerful radar and your forecast with meteorologist julie phillips. >> here's something you don't see often in oregon. a tornado. julie ward shot video of a twister that hit on the pacific coast west of portland today. the tornado damaged businesses and homes across several city blocks. we don't see tornadoes west of the rockies, most occur east of the night of the tampa area. it's great for the friday night football games going on here's the view, this is from freedom plaza and it's 80 degrees, heading to the weekend more of the same is expected, the only difference will be a higher rain chance saturday and sunday afternoon. temperatures tomorrow are back into the upper 80s, we were 88 today in tampa and probably be around there again tomorrow.
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the mid-80s, currently a lot of people are in the 80s, it's 78 in zephyrhills, 79 in inverness and 81 currently in st. pete, temperatures will go up a little bit, the dew points are somewhere between the not too bad and the uncomfortable range at this point with our dew points getting closer to the upper 60s at this point. so, for the rest of tonight, not much rain expected, it you wake up tomorrow morning, a great start to the weekend by the afternoon hours, that's when we bring in the 20% chance of isolate it had showers and storms, and sunday a similar story, isolated showers and storms developing into the afternoon and evening, temperaturewise, we're going to be above average tomorrow and stabling off right around average through the weekend and into next week. out in the tropics we're tracking hurricane nicole but
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the u is s as it moves to the east and northeast. our rain chances will be isolated for the next few days next week as the pattern continues. we're looking for the potential of the next cold front to roll through it will be at the end of next week into next weekend. if that's the case we went conservative on saturday. expect to see the temperatures drop even more. we're rooting for it. >> we're rooting for it, that sounds great. an it's time to start thinking about booking these holiday flights. i'll show you why your final destination may not be your first stop. and watch weather on the 8s
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i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles, that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ] self control may be all that keeps these missiles from firing.
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i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. it should scare everyone.
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a slippery sliding trip may be worth it to go to japan. it goes down a mountainside in japan. it measures 197 feet long and has a 27-degree slope. video surfaced as people sliding it down at breakneck speeds when it was wet. and it's open and dry and officials show it's not that >> it doesn't look slippery or treacherous and dangerous. >> ore our superexciting. >> it's us being judgey. >> most of us will like this weekend. it will be warm, but overall a nice weekend. >> good, and did we mention it's the weekend. that's what really matters. >> thanks for joining us, you can get news any time from the
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this out. eagle 8hd and that really nearly full moon shot. awesome. bout the new presidential campaign sex scandal. >> how do you feel about the targeting of do she monica lewinsky is grilled about the sex scandal. >> what she just revealed, now, on extra. the intern dragged into the middle of the trump tornado. as the donald's team goes on the offensive, hillary clinton goes hollywood. raising big bucks with elton john and barbara streisand and debate dish with alan. >> i thought, whoa. >> the man at the center of the trump tapes billy bush. >> getting redemption on "dancing with the stars"? >> now trending, brad pitt reportedly in tears, seeing his kids for the first time in weeks. and kendall jenner faces the
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in court. >> kendall, how do you feel it went? >> then kate hudson and reese witherspoon snapchat diaries. >> i can't. >> and emma stone's still in love with her ex? it's all in tonight's "extra extra." plus, queen latifah loves our times square jumbotron a lot. >> oh, snap! >> now on "extra!" from universal studios, hollywood, th l.a. ? extra, extra ? >> hey, everyone. welcome to "extra!" i'm mario lopez. coming up, kevin hart's fright night with jimmy fallon. the hilarious new video coming up. also coming up, hollywood beauty secrets revealed. the five anti-aging tips every woman needs to know. first a lot to get to so let's get to our top story. in into spotlight, under questioning. >> hi, monica.
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captain controversy. >> monica, i have to ask, how do you feel about the charges against donald trump? >> the former white house intern at the center of bill clinton's sex scandal flying out of l.a. refusing to answer. >> who are you voting for? can i ask that? >> the unshaken photographer not giving up. >> do you feel like he's fit to be president? is there anything you can say, monica? you know your voice counts. >> we're boarding. at the airport bothering people with your camera. >> sheoe >> he grabbed my shoulder and began to kiss me very aggressively and place his hand on my breast. >> season five "apprentice" candidate saying the incident happened in a hotel room in 2007 after she appeared on the show. trump making this statement at a fiery campaign rally today. >> the stories are total fiction. they're 100% made up. >> running mate mike pence on the "today" show on the front

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