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down runways in chicago and ft. lauderdale. we have new video and the passengers' terrifying reaction. >> plus neighbors at the sarasota apartment got a prehalloween scare when a huge snake slithered up to their front door. >> i told the cop i want to go have a cigarette, but i ain't going out with that thing out there. >> see how they dealt with that 6-foot long boa. good evening. i'm keith cate. >> evening. an apparent case of road rage leaving one man dead as the family of him wants everyoneton the man they loved. paul mueller is live for us. do deputies have any leads now? >> reporter: the family says they know who the suspect is and tell us they've already impounded his truck. go ahead and take a live look at the scene right now. they are just wrapping up eight hours later still trying to
this tragedy. >> i think i ran out of tears honestly. >> reporter: a grieving sister puts up a strong front remembering her brother, 21- year-old zachary zac marcano of ruskin, one of 10 children killed as he flew off his motorcycle in this apparent case of road rage. >> he was really loveable. he tried to do the most for anyone, tried to help them out as much as he could. >> reporter: in the end marcano couldn't save himself. investigators say it began scene. the two they say just happened to bump into each other. words were exchanged. then they took off down the road. 10 minutes later one of them would be dead. 19th street northeast was shut down for hours as investigators canvassed the crime scene. a flood of evidence markers dotted the road. family members consoled one another at the crime scene at one point walking to the intersection where zac lost his life, but what caused this? his family said he was sticking
related incident. >> he's not a troublemaker, but he sticks up for what he believes in. >> reporter: that may have cut his life short leaving his family torn apart. >> i'm broken inside, but he'd want me to be strong. >> reporter: again investigators certainly have a lot of work on their hands. if you look behind me just a minute 15 seconds later they have cleared the scene. again, they were out here eight hours. the search intensifies for the suspect >> paul mueller live for us in ruskin. 20 people in the hospital after smoke and flames engulf a passenger jet on a runway, an update tonight on this frightening story. 170 people on board. what started this? >> this was a rare and very serious engine malfunction. parts actually broke off and were spewed outside the engine like shrapnel. >> this could have been absolutely devastating.
worse if the plane had taken off from o'hare airport. american flight 383 was outbound towards miami when the pilot abruptly stopped the flight on the tarmac. >> pretty big flame, pretty big flame a. first it was a -- flame. first it was a clunk and then the explosion and the plane stopped real fast and we all started exiting. >> reporter: according to firefighters, there was fuel spilling at the sa we didn't get in the air. it seem like the right side engine blew, a big blob of fire. >> reporter: after coming to a stop the plane's emergency chute was deployed and passengers quickly slid to safety. american airlines officials report that all 20 injuries are minor but many of them are feeling awfully lucky tonight. four runways were shut down for the faa investigation impacting air travel for hundreds. according to the website,
>> jenn holloway, thank you. meantime o'hare was the the only airport having trouble today. this is video of a fedex plane in ft. lauderdale that caught fire. we're told the landing gear collapsed as it was touching down, big boom there you saw, this video sent to us from a viewer. fortunately no one was injured, no word how many packages may have been damaged. new evidence tonight in a deadly crash that killed five people, highway patrol shows speed was a factor. it was recorded minutes before 22-year-old pablo cortez ran head on into a family in a minivan on their way home from church. both he and his passenger died. the mother and two children died as well. 18-year-old jorge lara and his 15-year-old sister melanie
to frostproof high school. the two were killed by a chevy silverado. investigators do not believe speed or distraction played a role. three men survived. another october surprise on the campaign trail and this was a big one today, the fbi investigating more e-mails tied to hillary clinton while she was secretary of state. president obama in orlando today trying to rally clinton supporters while the fbi searched through those e-mails for classified campaign trail touching on the fbi's bombshell saying she wants the fbi to be more forthcoming with its findings. >> the director himself has said he whether the e-mails referenced in his letter are significant or not. i'm confident whatever they are will not change the conclusion reached in july. therefore, it's imperative that the bureau explain this issue in question, whatever it is,
separate investigation into anthony weiner's sexting scandal that led to the fbi's decision to look at more clinton e-mails. weiner support husband of clinton aide huma abedin. donald trump brought up that investigation while on the campaign trail tonight and praised the fbi for having the courage to correct what he called the horrible mistake made in the initial investigation into clinton's private server. with 11 days to go in the undecided voters. mic pence will be in clearwater for a rally on monday. as we get closer to election day, you'll want to check out our 2016 election guide to find early voting locations and hours of operation. go to www.wfla.com. click the news tab and hit politics. the polk county school district is cracking down on halloween costumes and it was evident at their high school football games tonight. fans were not allowed to dress
monday, which is halloween. school administrators tell us the policy doesn't have anything to do with the creepy clown threats. they just don't want the costumes. here's a real life scare that has nothing to do with halloween. neighbors at the beneva oaks apartments in sarasota discovered a 6-foot long snake slithering right near the front entrance. >> no thanks. the boa constrictor did its best to hide behind a trash can. news channel 8's peter be peter, how did they get rid of it? >> reporter: they called the sarasota police department and it's a good thing they did. this is where it all happened in the darkness of night behind this trash can. a cop that knows how to handle snakes captured it. riled up and mad this, boa didn't like it when officer brian lundstrom tried to snatch him up. >> the snake was going across
i was freaked out. it was huge. i called 911. >> reporter: she couldn't believe what she was seeing. >> i told the come i want to go have a cigarette, but i ain't going out with that thing out there. >> reporter: i showed teen at video. -- tina the video. the snake tried to bite and at times hiss as the officer tried to corner it. where it came from is anybody's guess. >> i don't know if it got loose from somebody in the complex or maybe when somebody sees a missing snake. >> reporter: the snake had other ideas as the officer tried to pin it down. >> he was brey. >> reporter: the officer pinned the snake's head with a baton, mission accomplished. >> you never know what the next call may be. >> reporter: for tina a big relief knowing this boa is bye bye. not a snake fun? >> no, i am not. in my opinion the only good snake is a dead one. >> reporter: that snake is now
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now max defender 8, the world's most powerful radar, and your storm team 8 forecast with meteorologist steve jerve. >> showers hard to find, but max defender 8 would have seen them. pretty quiet tonight and overall temperatures have been very comfortable. dew points have made a bit of a recovery as a result of that persistent easterly wind all week long. a mild morning, breezy conditions, 86 degrees saturday. it was windy today.
area today and tomorrow more of the same. sunday 86 degrees. we had a high of 85 today. time to think about that spooky halloween forecast, but really not so spooky, 82 degrees at 5 p.m., warm temps, mostly sunny skies, 708 at 8 p.m. and again stays dry for the trick-or-treaters. we aren't expecting much precip. nice shot tonight from tony in plant city of, beautiful sunset out in hillsborough county. lucerne park, a beautiful sunset as from debra hughes in avon park tonight. thanks for those photos, guys. at 7 a.m. 70 degrees, mild temperatures for us, mild because the humidity is up a bit and temperatures are a bit warm for this time of year, but it feels good in the evenings and mornings, afternoon 80 degrees, 86 degrees at 4 p.m., another warm afternoon, today's high 85 degrees. 73 degrees our current temp at tampa international airport. in the background a look at the
point, dew points have been pretty decent upper 50s, low 60s. we're almost in november, so the average it. is slowly falling. 71 -- average temperature is slowly falling. 71 macdill, 70 sarasota is, 69 brooksville, upper 60s inverness and crystal river. this general area of low pressure has about a 0% chance of developing in the past five days, t tighter pressure gradient, create rain across cuba and the stronger easterly breeze of consistent clouds the keys in south florida, although we're kind of on the edge of that. you can see skies are mostly clear. we can't rule out the possibility of more high clouds sliding our way. big game in jacksonville, the world's largest outdoor cocktail party, 82 degrees, florida/georgia game played
the u plays in south bend, indiana, playing notre dame. fsu and clemson in tallahassee saturday 8 p.m., mostly clear. ucf travels to houston, 81 degrees in the evening and florida a&m in greensboro north carolina. bucs forecast sunday, nice weather, but in the stadium it might be warm, 82 degrees. the tailgaters will love forecast here into the overnight and early part of the day, but in the afternoon saturday maybe a few clouds, the bunk of the sprinkles across the southern portion of the state. the weekend forecast looks pretty good, 86 degrees, carries into monday on halloween. tuesday mid-80s. rain chances remain low or essentially nonexistent, much less than 10%. heading into the end of this period got another cold front up the road perhaps arriving saturday with a rain chance.
we are the weeki wachee hornets and this is the friday night blitz! >> all right. hey, a little northside love tonight on the friday night blitz. is that yeah, just notice >> nice job. welcome to the friday night blitz, dan lucas, paul ryan. tonight championship night, we'll crown at least three district champs tonight. more important the playoff brackets begin to take shape. >> everybody loves a little march madness, plus some potential postseason previews. we begin in polk county, one of the most illustrious rivalries
kathleen. if the dread knots win, they'll be postseason champs. it was scoreless late in the 1st. kathleen driving, shelton mcneil hits the right thumb stick. 1st down in lakeland territory. early in the 2nd the devils cash it in. ventrell miller. could somebody give in guy a down, but penalty stall out that drive. on 3rd and a mile, hotchkiss swallowed up by jackson. kathleen knocks off lakewood 14- 7 forcing a kansas city playoff in district 7 with lakeland and winter haven. >> let's go to class 7a district a championship game, wiregrass ranch in the playoffs
plant panthers. franzen to peeler, both players walking off the field. 7-0 plant. here come the bulls now. fadool to brown, nice catch, down into plant territory and fadool, nice play action, a wide open daniel bigelow, 7-6. go to the 2nd quarter. ty thompson steamrolling defenders into the end conversion 15-6. right before the half franzen on the keeper right up the middle. plant wins. there was an injury late in the game to a plant player. we hope he is okay taken from the field on an ambulance tonight. plant wins 36-14. call it in the air heads or tails. it's tails. i wanted you to guess. northside christian versus admiral farragut, the 2a
the 1st. a qb keeper for keandre miller. griffin's dad would have put his head down and kept it. in the 2nd he does that. look at all-star ron bringing back some memories for bucs fans. that possession ends in disappointment. toldson takes it away just like his parents take away the farragut capitalizes. it's miller to who else? anderson for another score. chris andersen couldn't hold the mustangs off forever, though. northside christian comes back to win this thing 34-27 claiming the 2a district 6 title. time for the friday night blitz game of the week. last month tropical storm hermine robbed us of hillsborough taking on plant. come on. >> but nothing could stop another super power collision
championship game for class 6a district 7. anthony allred has the answer who takes home the all important title in our friday night blitz game of the week. >> reporter: this game of the week match-up it's winner take all in the class 6a district 7 championship. can the hawks beat the terriers for the first time this season? i don't know. so to the highlights we go. the armwood hawks averaging attack and devin black dumps it down to aaron collins and collins racking up yards for the fighting hawks, first high fire danger -- first touchdown of the game. here comes my man duran duran bell, jr. tightroping down the sideline, 20, 10, 5, touchdown terriers! a couple of possessions later and the fighting hawks' defense
and that's 10 pushups for the hawks cheerleaders. hawks' next possession and what do you know? they're back in the red zone and brian snead backs his way in for his 11th touchdown of the season. hawks cheerleaders are getting strong begging up 18 pushups and just when you thought they could rest their guns, armwood shows you when you gamble with the hawks, always bet on black, n 27-6, but then the terrier rolls right and throws a strike to cj williams, but the hawks go on to win it and give the terriers their first loss of the season teaching you to never sleep on the game of the week. anthony allred, news channel 8 sports. >> more blitz coming up. >> it's what he said,
skies above the bay area. >> sharks haven't lost a regular season game in more than two years and another team in spring hill fighting for a playoff spot. paul lamison has this friday night blitz skylights. >> reporter: watching the clouds roll by to hernando county to nature coast home of the sharks as they battle the hernaneo color of the night and tj owens was a one man wrecking crew. there he goes. nobody is going to even touch him. off, touchdown sharks. now from the 50 again owens waits for the gap, turns on the juice and he's off again untouched for 100 yards of offense in two consecutive plays. extra point and yes, she is
a quick trip across hernando county to springstead high, home of the eagles against the pasco pirates. jordan wright sets up the perfect screen to randy morgan and he becomes super elusive and he breaks it off 70 yards touchdown. so pasco's doug crawford gets it off right before the lit and it's to darrien robinson who finds some room, a lot of room jamar hicks, jr. who takes it wide, then cuts it up and over, in for a touchdown. eagles back on the move, against the grain he comes back but can't make it all the way. springstead takes it wide and adds more points on a touchdown and that's all for this week's eagle 8 hd sky lights.
weeki wachee. picked off by ty pauler going the other way for a touchdown, 6-0 pirates. still in the 1st the play action, look at secora wide open. this is the view you have when you mess up on defense. this is a 6-6 game, but the pirates strike back. scriven untouched by except oxygen. >> fresh air, baby. >> 12-6. they'll go for two to get back on track. parker hits bray. crystal river 56-13. >> finally citrus and lecanto. pick it up in the 3rd, hurricanes up 21-0 , but here come the panthers. two plays later sing, little
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quentin flowers came into the game with a tweaked hammy. what's the diagnosis on that hammy? >> hammy probably. >> hammy over the eggs, 63 yards. 7-0 bulls. at that point we're just getting going here. flowers to johnson to make it 21-0. that was a touchdown run there to make it 14 -0. then marlon mack, look at this, 85 yards, career high. >> we'll need a bigger boat for >> the navy destroyer capsized. usf built a 28-0 lead in the 1st quarter. navy storms back to make it a one-score game at the buzzer. 52-45. goodwin tonight by the bulls. >> vegas people, what was it 7 1/2? >> and they scored with no time left. zephyrhills, friday night blitz team of the week. new one named this thursday only on channel 8. it's playoff