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landing a guy row kopt ter, he talks to us about why he did it, plus. i'm keith cate the final presidential debate is over. how did they do? you will hear reaction coming up. a correction officer taken hostage by one of his inmates. how in the world did this happen? i'm jenn holloway. and i'm josh benson, thanks be first only on news channel 8. he landed on the flont lawn of the u.s. capital. after serving his time douglas hughes explains why he did it and what is next. the drama unfolded in the national spotlight. he pie lot the guy row cop ter in restricted air space. it was his way of protesting the cam fran finance system. we are live in hillsborough
right idea, others believe he's address. >> he believes things can change and positively physician take hillary clinton and donald trump, for example, he says they don't have to take a lot of money from big business or special interest organizations. >> so did this actually bring attention to the issue or did it bring to the attention to you? >> i want to bring attention to the solutions of the problem of corruption in >> reporter: he he says to news channel 8 whatever attention he gained it brought his ideas to the public for gront. >> reporter: could you have gone about doing this another way. >> the objective of my flight was to make a statement that resistance is not few 'till. okay? they are not in vince i believe. >> reporter: but was it realistic. >> one little guy can go up against the power of the federal government and make a
or particular police officer right agenda i'm trying to restore democrats. >> reporter: to me that means publicly funded campaigns. >> reporter: it's always been like that. >> it doesn't have to continue. the idea that investigating money in elections for the good of society, okay? is a pipe dream. >> reporter: do you like it worse if either donald trump or hillary clinton get elected. >> it won't change anything. clinton stands too close to theo >> reporter: if you had to do this all over again, would you change the way you did it. >> i don't have any doubts that it was the right thing to do. >> reporter: there you have it. you heard the man. he spent 4 months behind federal prison bars. also on 1 year's probation. interestingly enough he can not vote in this election or the one 14 years from now, josh. how about the ruling the
>>reporter: yeah, you know the judge actually made no ruling about that so tonight he plans on getting his pilot's license and then he intends to buy at least one guy row cop ter to continue spreading his message but this time, he says, legally, josh. okay. may not be done talking about him. million live, thank you. this is i live look it the traffic cam from the bridge. a as has two northbound lanes of the bridge shut downright now. florida highway patrol is on that scene and we're working to find out whether anyone was injuring. this is a developing scene on the bridge. we'll keep you updated. well the final showdown, it is officially over with 20 days left until election day. donald trump and hillary clinton went head to head on a wide range of topics tonight. everything from abortion to
the president itself. once again there was no hand shake at the start of tonight's debate. >> reporter: that's right it was bitter and intense back and forth between both candidates and our keith cate is in las vegas joining us live from the university of nevada. anything could have happened in this debate. >> reporter: yeah, and you can see behind me the swarmed of reporters and the circle here with the surrogates will come out to say their candidate di really trying to stay focused on the big issues. starting with the supreme court she wants justice that sides with the american people. he wants judges to up hold the second amendment. he wants strong boarders. clinton doesn't want to see a deportation force. it really didn't take long for them to get into it. it took off with the wikileaks question. the hakz about secretary
campaign chairman. led to a bitter back and forth between the two about russia and its leader. . >> from everything i see, has no respect for this person. >> that's because he would rather have a puppet as president. >> no puppet. >> she doesn't like him because he has out smart her at every step of the way. excuse me -- . >> reporter: do you interference by rish ya in the american election. >> by rish ya or anybody else. >> do you condemn their interference. >> of course i condemn. i don't know him. >> reporter: then it went to the next big question which had to do with the sexual sales, the claims of harassment by several women, just a waive of claims that came in and here's how donald trump responded to that. >> i didn't know any of these women. i didn't see these women.
these people to step forward. if it wasn't they get their 10 minutes of fame. they were all -- it was all fiction. it was lies and it was fiction. >> donald thinks belittling women makes him bigger. he goes after their dignity, their self worth. >> nobody has more respect for women than i do. nobody. nobody has more respect. >> please everybody -- . >> reporter: there were a lot of l the debate tonight but they did talk other important issues to voters including the economy, entitlements, national security. i liked want final moment when allowed to give reasons why voters should put them in the white house. hillary clinton saying she will stand up for families and donald trump saying he wants to make america great again. in the end this will be a night remembered like the other two debates for more of the
hillary clinton had an advantage going into the debate. i think she holds on to that advantage tonight, josh. let's talk about election night. another big thing everybody is talking about is how trump refused to say he will accept the result of the election if he doesn't win. you know he makes comments about the election being rigged. what's being said about all of that? >>reporter: well, all of these people behind me, you see who were holding redskins are going to be asked that question because that's the question that's going to lingering not just for th debate hall tonight. everybody running for office will be asked, will you support the election results when they come in? that's a tough one for donald trump. i was kind of surprised he took that stance. why should we be? he was hinting he would go that direction. i don't think it was terrific night for donald trump. he needed to knock it out of
it's not up to us to decide. if you watch the debates. you're the voters. it's up to you to decide. it's very close in florida, you need to vote. i was going to say we know how florida will be on the election. we'll wait and see. thanks so much live for us in las vegas tonight keith cate. television was not the only way to catch the debate. regal theeters offered to show it on their big screens. one of the ca maz in pinellas park. tickets were free and it was also a chance for viewers to interact with others. >> it's kind of funny to hear both sides, you know, oh yay for hillary and oh yay for trump. >> reporter: the third and final presidential debate played on screens in #39d states. theater goers were offered a free drink but only if they bought a popcorn. tonight's debate is pretty
who do you know won the debate? log on to our facebook page to share your thoughts. breaking news out of california 1 person is in custody for the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy. the shooting happened near the oregon border when the deputy responded to a call about a disturbance and assault. the sheriff has not released the name of the shooter or any more information about what had happened. tonight # for a mosquito nightmare it new port riche. this woman claims her neighborhood is being eaten alive. she tell us us she's contacted the county, the state, even the feds and that's when she called 8 on your side and within minutes, we got the county to test the water there. >> you're the only ones to help me. (laughing) it's been awful.
after testing the water the inspector told us the mosquitos are most likely coming from an area nearby since no police officer have a was found in the ditch. he assured us the county will continue to monitor that area. and terrifying moments after an inmate kidnapped an officer and took him across county lines. coming up next we caught up with a neighbor who shows us her version how it all went down. amy sh new york city show. tech tours still pretty warm well above normal 89 degrees. we'll show you that in a second. temperatures will cool this weekend as a cold front is headed our way, we'll look at
an inmate on a park work detail thought he could get away to freedom but it didn't work out the way he planned. peter bernard joins us from the jail. many wondering how did he get a weapon? >>reporter: that's the big question. in prison a knife is called a shank and this guy used one to theten the corrections officer. >> and he laid down flat, you know, flat out. and then he kept picking up his head and kicking his feet. >> reporter: she where pinellas deputies pinned the inmate on the ground. >> they caught the guy and he was down to the ground and three cops had their guns on him telling him not to noouf and he would intentionally pick up his head and kick his feet. >> reporter: i say escape began 2 hours earlier. he was on a prison work detail with four other inmates. he used a knife to take the officer hostage. handcuffed him, locked his fellow inmates in this building
so how could this happen? how is it an inmate with an assault record is able to get a weapon and usa it on an unarmed guard. >> we're not sure at this point. >> reporter: we asked the doc what went wrong. in a statement they replied a review of the incident is underway to determine the cause and evaluate the response. alert kepts are being credited for spotting the truck with information that he used to live in treasure island. the truck at this station. he drove into the yard and ran opposite with deputies in pursuit. he diplomat make it far. >> very close to home. >> reporter: the inmate is facing a long list of charges here in pinellas and in polk county. it's likely he will be spending a lot more time in prison. peter bernard news chan dmel #. fortunately the corrections officer is fine and during the arrest no deputies were injured. well now to # on your
recalling more than 200 thousand suv's. the recall involves 2016, and 2017 jeep wrang lerz sold in the u.s. and canada. wiring can come loose cutting off snauls to an airbag computer meaning they may not inflate in a crash. the problem was discovered during crash tests and t- mobile is going to pay a steep fine for telling customers the data was unlimited when it really wanted. it reduced speeds for customers who used a never told customers how much data would trigger the slower speeds. they agreed to pay a $48 million fine. she stirred up anger from trump supporters earlier this week. definite dl. now amy schumer has more words for tampa bay. she told the crowd sarcastic kelly she was sorry for what she said in tampa sunday.
he was not bothered by the comedy routine itself but the apology last night wasn't funny at all. >> she should have let it go but had to get the last word in and i thought that was not funny. during the performance she also talked about gun control and sexual assault during that performance as well. some people we talked to said it was really too much. . maximum defender world was most powerful radar. with steve jerve. >> reporter: might have felt a little cooler. the air a little dryer as a result we did not see much in the way of shower activity most of it across south florida if there was any at all. you can see maximum defender 8 at this point shows macy -- mostly clear skies around the year and clear conditions in terms of precipitation. i want to show you a picture
shared some on storm team 8wfla facebook page. it will be fall here by the way. it wasn't today. # 8 did he he greez our temperature. that was our high. 1 degree shy of the record set in 2007. temps fall off by the weekend. in fact the cold front is scheduled for friday. that will help to drop the high temperatures into the upper 70s. it will feel much, much different. the humidity scale certainly we're in the not too bad category, but you can see that drop off for saturday and sunday dropping due points into the 40s. that canine low temperatures in some of the northern spots nearly 50 degrees and you will definitely feel that. at 7:00 a.m. the temperatures 69 degrees. above normal, 81 at noon. 75 degrees right now. our temperatures matches the dew point there. a little bit above the dew point at 63 degrees.
69 clearwater beach. 70 in sun city, 69 crystal river. north port 82. there's all the dry air on the water have a pour i am rage re. we colored it in red. that's mid and upper lefsz of the atmosphere and that mixes down toward the surface and that makes it feel a little more comfortable and a little maybe a few sprinkles along the coast. the drier conditions obviously maximum defender 8 not picking up on anything in the way of shower activity at the moment. next 5 days 60% chance of seeing a development with this rare we've been talking about in the tropics for the past couple of days. keep in blind it was 80% earlier today. kind of a broad area of low pressure. at the very least when the cold front comes along it will pick
it could potentially develop into on the toe which is the next name on the list. for thursday in the afternoon partly cloudy skies. maybe a sprinkles better chances in lands if any of the precipitation makes it to the ground. friday morning pleasant temperatures. there is the front up the road that will sweep through later friday. the rain chances not a big deal because the air is already pretty dry. a slight chance of rain maybe a few clouds. that's what we're interested in. 85 in the afternoon. rain chances relatively low for friday too. despite the front maybe a few extra clouds. by saturday sta to feel the effects and the low humidity. overnight temperatures dare we use the word cool, why not? our temperatures will be cool for sunday and monday morning and the answer will be gorgeous. upper 70s near 80 degrees. take the rain chance out of there. we won't need it.
i'm not going to complain. we'll take it. >> reporter: if it feel really good and really different than what we've been used to. kolg up the bucs get bad news regarding proceed bowl running back. meanwhile a trio of receivers vie for playing time after an injury opens up a starting spot. you will hear from all thee next in sports. this year's heart walk coming up in november right now is the time to join shieb shieb's te just go to wfla.com slash heart walk for all the details. here's what you will see tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. some shady traffic to shady hills road but no designated school zone i. i'm leslee lacey i'm going on your side to find out why. plus weather and traffic on the 8's on news channel 8
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competing for the starting position. cecil shorts has been out with a ham string since week 2. loouz murphy just getting back to practice after tearing an acl last season. all three vying for expanding roles in jackson's absence. >> you know where ever they want to put me. i think the biggest thing for me is making sure i know my assignment and knowing my job. the time i had i had a good time to catch up and stud getting used to repping plays and getting my stamina up. you can do all the rehab in the world nothing like you're there practicing. >> i'm happy to be back in the locker room with my guys. this is my first home. i feel like i oh a lot to the people here. it's all love around here. i'm happy to be here. >> reporter: to the putts. tampa bay needs a win to creep
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