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another stop on the campaign trail. former president bill clinton is in st. petersburg, supporting his wife before election day. >> there is enough wind blowing from north dakota with canada to the west texas border with mexico to electrify america many times over. there is no transmission system to carry the power from where it is to where it can be used. this can mean for you with solar and wind, the cheapest electric rates in america today are in iowa, where -- where i am going when i leave you. 5.18 cents per kilowatt hour, the cheapest in the country because they have invested in wind power and the farmers are making money off of it because they own the windmills and they sell the power. everybody wins. >> this is bill clinton speaking to a crowd in st. petersburg talking about alternative energy. he is stumping for hillary
the candidate herself held a rally earlier today at pasco hernando state college in dade city. former miss universe alicia machado welcomed her to the stage. machado detailed her experiences with trump. he said mr. trump called her "piggy." clinton did not focus on the email probe connected to her email server but instead talk about donald trump's comments on women. >> he tried i tell you what. a lot of professional athletes said not in our locker rooms. that does not happen. >> vice president joe biden will be in tampa tomorrow. donald trump has four appearances in florida over the next two days. the hit and run driver who killed a woman and injured a deputy is still on the run, making the tragedy even tougher
family and joins us from the polk county sheriff's office.>> reporter: the family tells me they are not sleeping. they still can't believe this happened. more than anything, they say they desperately need answers. saturday morning, the family got the worst news possible after someone hit their daughter and left her for dead in this medium. >> i just can't believe it. i am still in denial. >> reporter: the way jessic >> someone just with no heart, who has no heart, just shot both of them and didn't stop or help them. maybe he could have helped my daughter . >> reporter: jessica was a single mom to two boys, a 16- year-old and an 11-year-old. her older son way he is a son taught him. >> my mom always taught me that everything happens for a reason
>> reporter: the family begs anyone who knows anything to please help them and for the driver who is responsible, they big you just to admit that you did this. >> just come out and say it. for our peace of mind. and i hope that god will forgive you. >> reporter: there is a $10,000 reward for any information that could lead to the driver's arrest and sheriff's office urges you, if you know anything, to please give them a call. reporting live tonight and polk county, jana jones news channel 8 the search for a missing dad has come to a tragic end. melanie michael's shows us the dedicated father took his boy jet skiing and never returned. took the last moments of billy morris's wife remain a mystery
happened in the cold current ring those final minutes. >> at least the family can get some closure about what we believe is a tragic accident.>> reporter: the one thing this dad loved more than anything else was spending time with his son. as it turns out, during billy's job as an elephant trainer for barnum & bailey circus, the father shared countless adventures with his little boy. monday afternoon, the two went skiing on the alafia river as they hours later, billy was missing in his son was alone on an island in the river. the three-year-old was rescued when he managed to answer a facetime call from his worried mother. >> impressive that a three-year- old would have the whereabouts to answer the call from his mother. >> reporter: investigators are still trying to figure out what led up to the tragic accident. i spoke with early morris's wife who tells me this is incredibly
family. melanie michael, news channel 8. her -- hillsboro county deputies are trying to identify a body found in the palm river area. somebody discovered the woman's body while horseback riding. investigators say the body was just a few feet off the road near 20th and 58th street south. an intruder who made his way inside a polk county elementary school is behind bars. don stephens is facing burglary teachers at bartow elementary say they noticed him trying to open locked doors in the fifth grade hall. when confronted, he took off. police officers caught up with him a few blocks away. this happened ring school, prompting a lockdown. >> i don't feel it has been portrayed that the kids were actually in danger. i feel my daughter was in danger but i am glad they were
>> school officials say they are looking at safety procedures. police believe stephens was looking for something to steal and not a danger to the children. he is awaiting trial on drug charges so he was denied bond today. the cross bay ferry made its inaugural voyage between tampa and st. petersburg today. city and county leaders were the first to test out the road on the 90th at $1 million boat. the ferry can carry 149 crisscross the bay during the six-month pilot program. service to the public begins this friday evening. steve jerve the joins us now. >> once every six months you said? >> more often than that. they are just testing it out. >> oh, it's a six-month pilot program. every six months would be way too infrequent. >> that would be a long commute. tonight's evening, strong easterly winds and temperatures
this weekend. not staining out-of-the-box today, are we? >> i'm wearing flat shoes today. >> in northwesterly breeze at the moment and must declare conditions. should be a beautiful sunset once again. our november cooldown average drops this time of year. november 1, 81 degrees average. by the end of the month, 75 degrees. january, 70 we are definitely headed in that direction. the world series forecast, a big game in cleveland. it could be the last game depending on who wins. 68 degrees but the cubbies are still in it. partly clay skies, mild conditions in cleveland, ohio. not bad for this time of year. temperatures in the upper 70s, low 80s to this period. 75 degrees and brooksville, 81 degrees in breeden 10. it looks like a comfortable and
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hudson beach and just this weekend, tarpon. jeff patterson reports it may be moving south. >> reporter: this man and his buddy were setting up a facebook why program they call #coffee on the dock. >> that's it for can monkey, dude. >> reporter: when they saw something totally out of the ordinary. they took video and pictures and then watched as the monkey moved on. >> walked all the way down to the corner there and then right
>> reporter: florida fish and wildlife commission believes the monkey is the same kind of monkey that became known as the mystery monkey, scene and eventually captured and st. petersburg in 2012. this monkey is still on the move. next spotted near lake tarpon. aj was with his buddy when they saw it.>> it was in the driveway walking, it turns around and when we sought, we could see the face monkey.>> reporter: experts say the monkey can be dangerous and even deadly to humans. instead, they advised to take a picture from a distance and call the florida fish and wildlife commission because they are tracking this monkey. if you feel the need to face palm in response to a friend's text, apple has you covered. that story coming up. plus, encouraging news for cord cutters. dozens of channels coming to a
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on wall street, the dow was down 100 five points, and the nasdaq down 35. wonder why apple products are so expensive? a bit has something to do with this project in chicago. the 20,000 ft.2 apple store has a big price tag, an estimated $62 million. the new building will be on michigan avenue overlooking the river. it the only emoji you ever use deserves a face palm and in the next update, you will get one. it's just one of dozens of new emojis that apple will add in ios version 10.2. you will also be able to send a shrug, fingers crossed icon and some delicious new food items. these are professions for men and women. apple has not revealed the release date for the update.
you just need an and right. google is adding information muggles can access. users can say lumos knox to turn off the flash late. hulu is working on an alternative to cable cord cutters. it revealed somef watch including disney, fox -- disney and fox to live stream services next year but that's far more than just two channels. the deal with fox includes fx, fox news, national geographic and disney includes abc and espn. hulu had already announced a deal to carry time warner channels like tbs. black friday has cracked into turkey day but on amazon
the online retailer unveiled its black friday deals store and there is no need to wait until november 25. amazon promises tens of thousands of deals with new ones popping up as much as every five minutes. the store will be active through december 22. this year, the starbucks cups will be green. the design features a mosaic of more than 100 faces, which starbucks says is designed year. it's a change from last year's design, a solid red cup that stirred up a ton of controversy for removing symbols of the season. start earning frequent flyer miles on your ride to the airport. f is partnering with jetblue to allow writers to earn more loyalty -- lyft is partnering
this year, you don't have to call butterball to talk turkey, you can just send them a text. the butterball turkey hotline is open. call 1-800 butterball to ask about prep. leading up to thanksgiving, butterball will also open a separate line for texting questions with people available to answer the tax 24 hours a day. if you've been cheated when you need help, she's on your side. better call behnken. >> you think your cell phone bill but if you were billed nearly $25,000 for 25 hours of service? that's the bill two odessa women received following a trip to morocco. t-mobile wouldn't offer any help besides a payment plan so they called bank in.>> reporter: joanne was shocked when she received this phone bill for a whopping $24,512.37. she called me because t-mobile wouldn't budge.
>> reporter: this crazy bill started with vacations. joanne went to germany and her data charges for the time or zero dollars but her sister michelle, also on her phone plan, with to morocco. >> i was not at all clear on any level that there could be a charge like this . >> reporter: apparently, t- mobile does not have a free roaming agreement with morocco but michelle insists she wasn't warned. she said her internet didn't even work and she kept her phone in her purse. she questions the charges. >> if they occurred in a 24- hour period of time, then that must be theft. it must be fraud because how could anyone rack up $24,000 of charges in a day? >> reporter: within 25 hours, the phone service on both of her phones was cut off. but she received no warning that her phone bill was out of control. >> they never tried to contact you to let you know this is
>> right . >> reporter: back in the u.s., t-mobile says she owes the money to a moroccan telecom. >> she just kept talking, wouldn't let me speak. she just kept saying you are going to have to go on a payment plan . >> reporter: i emailed t- mobile, for answers, went to a local store and sent a tweet to the social media savvy ceo. a spokesperson called me back to say they were looking into the situation and within hours, news. the charges, all of them, will be waived. t-mobile tells me their customers can roam for free in 140 countries, but morocco is not one of them. that said, these high roaming charges just don't make sense and a spokesman says the company will review why the situation was handled the way it was. shannon behnken 8 on your side.
time of year. 75 degrees this evening. temperatures in the 70s as you saw. at 4 pm, temperatures in the mid-80s. 82 degrees is our current temperature. dew point 57 degrees. east northeasterly winds, still a little higher humidity in downtown st. pete because of the persistent easterly breeze. still very pleasant weatherwise in downtown st. petersburg. high pressure dominateot overall, pretty quiet. the bucs game tomorrow night, thursday at 8:25 pm, 38 degrees. similar feel tonight so if you plan on tailgating, getting into thursday, it looks like our temperatures will be quite pleasant. still warm conditions and moisture for us. a tiny shower possible. we have a cold front coming our way. we are waiting for that front to roll through on friday. cooler conditions overall. high pressure the big feature. once the front goes through,
breeze. we definitely have that temperature change headed our way with that cold front moving through the region. that will settle in for thursday as well. winds at of the northeast and fairly breezy at times but overall cooler conditions. 79 degrees our forecast evening temperature. 68 degrees is our forecast low. upper 60s. humidity higher so we are getting a warmer result. 85 degrees in the afternoon. long-term, our temperatures will be cooler by the 77 degrees on saturday, 78 degrees on sunday and 79 degrees on monday. rain chances are very low through this period. with the front coming through, we enhance the rain chances for 20% friday and temperatures near 80 degrees for tuesday and wednesday. clocks go back this weekend, sometimes i forget myself even though i remind people. >> the good news is your phone and cable box resets itself.
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halloween and breakup battle. new mariah carey bombshell and her $4 billion split from packer. mariah in costume out again with back-up dancer for halloween, the date with daughter monroe rumors that their relationship may be behind the breakup of the en e-mails a few weeks before greek get away. one referring to beyonce as soul mate, the other mcp mariah cary hacker. tmz reporting nick finally signed the divorce papers just before the greek vacation. mariah had wanted it finalized earlier so she and her new man