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orlando police say one person is in a local hospital and others (following an officer involved shooting. two men attacked an elderly woman and are on the loose. what a neighbor found in his backyard. it is set away, january 16. will have more on the top story in a moment. first, here is a live look over downtown orlando. the sun making a comeback this morning.
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center 9. >> we will be looking at the northern counties continually dealing with the fog for the next few hours but improvements once the sun comes up. dry conditions and we only have a 10% shot of a few sprinkles. our northern counties getting the brunt of the fog from marion into sumter county. a touch of fog and sanford and titusville. future fog showing we continue to see that fog until 9:00 but by 10:00 everything is clear for the rest of the day. temperatures are cooler this morning, in the 50s and almost up to 13 degrees cooler than yesterday but we will rebound quickly into the mid to upper 70s inland and low to mid-70s on the coast today with a 10% shower chance. we will see the next set of storms brewing overnight
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coming up. orlando police say one person is in a hospital and others on the run the following an officer involved shooting. this was a routine traffic stop near pine hills road. julie salomone is live at the scene. >> reporter: the officer fired off his gun following that routine traffic stop. this is where orlando police were at earlier this morning just after midnight. they were out here for quite some time until about 6:00 this morning. all of this happened after midnight when officers attempted a traffic stop on a white charger with three people inside. the officers get out and that is when the driver began
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to get away. the driver nearly struck the officer and the officer fired his weapon. the car takes off and crashes into a home on stony brook drive. the driver was apprehended and taken to the hospital. this charger was a stolen vehicle. police pointed out the officer was not injured during this but they are still searching for the suspects. we will let you know when orlando police catches them. julie salomone. kissimmee. police searching for two men who attacked an 85-year-old woman during a home invasion thursday night. this is a sketch of one of the suspects. her neighbor helped chase off the suspects. during our interview he noticed a hammer that may have been left behind by the suspects. he called police immediately. i wish we were a little
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could have maybe possibly done something earlier than for her to have to deal with that. >> the suspects locked the women inside a bathroom and neighbors noticed the pair in her garage and confronted them. la county man accused of forcing himself on a customer inside the mall where he works. leesburg police arrested septet ocelot. he touched a 23-year- old woman inappropriately in the back of the cobra dychart store. the victim was not her. police are trying to determine if they are victims. police are looking to other residents including one reporting to malta security. that person. whether that is criminal i am not certain. there could be some other people out there. the suspect is charged with sexual battery and also imprisonment.
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officials have identified one of the 12 missing marines after two helicopters crashed off the coast of hawaii. 21-year-old thai heart lived in hawaii. the search for survivors is now growing dangerous. >> reporter: the searchers in the air and on the sea finding high waves, 20 feet, looking for the 12 marines and the wreckage from the massive helicopters. it left a debris field 15 miles long. virtually the entire north shore of oahu . the ch 53 went down in darkness under a cover of clouds during a routine training mission. the helicopters believed to have collided mid air after reports of a fireball. when witnessing it shook her house. >> at night there are all kinds
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perception of where you are or where the horizon is.>> in the past year there have been a rash of marine accident. the highest number of fatalities in five years. hayes from an active on -- volcano is making flying difficult. walmart is closing some stores. we posted the story yesterday on our facebook page and it is creating the buzz. the company is shutting down all of its express stores to focus on improving supercenters and neighborhood markets. you may have to pay more for electricity if you are a florida power & light customer. lawmakers are reviewing a deal that would raise your rates over the next two years.
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an increase by $14 by 2020. they are trying to help generate funding for $16 billion worth of improvements. orange county. a resident accused of stabbing a man tried to get inside of their home won't face charges for his death. this happened friday morning at this apartment complex in winter park. the burglar tried to get into one of the units in one of three people inside stabbed him. the man died. resident said the complex is usually quiet said they were shocked. >> it was scary because i thought it was like a man on the loose that would come here. >> investigators say the burglar was caught trying to get into the same unit last month. there are no leads as to what he was looking for. investigators are working to find a man who ended up dead inside of a st. john's river. we told you about this friday. walker mckennan was found in a
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he has reported him missing. the man accused of killing his wife and her children will have to wait for trial after it was delayed days before he was scheduled to start. luis toledo is charged in the murders of yessenia suarez and michael toledo auto. the plan is to seek the death penalty. a judge granted a continuance. the us supreme court ruled florida's sentence method is unconstitutional. our legal analyst perry says the delay was a wise move.>> judges need to slowly and carefully navigate each case because they are expensive to try. and they need to do it right and they need to do it right the first time. >> the judge in toledo's case did not specify how long the
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open hunting on pythons will begin throughout florida soon. the second python challenge kicks off at noon today. burmese python's are a threat to native wildlife. they want to study the snakes in the last year. 60 snakes were killed. this year's challenge ends february 14. today you can honor the life and legacy of doctor martin luther king jr. at a parade in downtown orlando. is start the 10:00 on the corner of orange avenue and livingston street making its way down to north rosalind avenue. orlando mayor buddy dyer will attend. here is a look and other doctor king celebrations happening throughout central florida. to sydney will hold a parade today. live music will follow the parade at kissimmee lakefront park. deland a gospel choir will perform tonight at the sanctuary church.
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in march at 10 am. brevard ocean rescue searching for a lifeguard for the first of two open tryouts for seasonal lifeguards will be held today. 30 positions available. they will work from march until october. tryouts held at the rock which high school pool at 7 am. marina jurica in severe weather center 9. >> if you want to get out and about to do activities today it will be the best bet. it will be quite a nice day on the coast today. we are looking at a small craft advisory that seas at 40 feet -- 4 feet. we are going into a blustery period starting sunday. that will affect our into coastal waters and the sea. light intercoastal chop today. swim near the lifeguard station
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changes moving in and 20 hours. from west to east, ocala, 73 for the high with a 10% shot of a string from -- of a sprinkle. topping out at 76. cocoa beach, we will look at sunny skies and 73 for the high and the next chance for rain will begin after midnight tonight. i will check that in five minutes. apopka police warning people to lock their cars after people trying to steal. the clue that helped police catch up with the suspects. a lawn fertilizer blamed
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yesterday we saw a lot of storm action plan. this morning it is beautiful and quiet. it won't last for long. sunday morning the next round of thunderstorms moving in as does the el nio. orlando downtown live shot looking at the first light on the horizon. you can see the hayes. a touch of fog in the region. northern counties getting the brunt of the fog. at 53, cooler this morning than yesterday. southerly winds at 5 to 15 into the day-to-day. a great to get out and about. tomorrow morning we will wake up to a much different site. the satellite radar is pretty clear except for the five. in between these two systems so a few sprinkles possible but mainly dry. the next system is in the panhandle and making its way and. the northern counties like flagler andalucia with the
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improvements in marion county and portions of northern and sumter and lake county. temperatures are in the 50s and that does bring us up to 13 degrees cooler than yesterday morning at this time. a lot of rain cooled air pushed in but the system. we are going to continue to see temperatures rebound as we head into the afternoon. asaph southwesterly wind at 5 to 15. temperatures drop to mid to upper 70s today. downtown orlando flirting with 80. once we move into sunday after about 2 am we will start to look at the timing of the storms between 3 am and 10:00. we will see storm prediction center putting the bulk of the risk down to the south of the viewing area. we are going to get the chance of an isolated tornado and 50 miles per hour winds and it is
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futuretrack 9 mac, 6:00 . most to the north and this is 5:00 tomorrow morning. you can see widespread showers and storms moving in and tell 7:00 and we will see a break and then get another round of a few showers rolling in in the midday before we cleared the system out. future rain tracker showing the bulk of the rainfall totals unlike yesterday in the northern counties. anywhere from one to 2 inches of rainfall to the i-4 corrider moving towards the north. the further south and southeast you are the totals won't be as rain and storms developing overnight tonight and upper 50s and low 60s. five day forecast, a cool down behind this front and we will talk upper 50s and low 60s for highs and upper 30s for lowes. a young man is now fighting to keep his leg after deputies say a convicted felon hit him with a stray bullet.
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near rio grande on thursday. christopher peck was shot in the leg. it is not clear why brown started shooting. deputies say he is connected to two other shootings. brown is in jail right now with no bond. he is not charged with that shooting right now. the daytona beach fire rescue is now investigating the firefighter accused of beating a city -- using a city ambulance while on duty. one stop had been made with that ambulance. the firefighter met someone there to drop off children. you can see them get out of the ambulance. residence in orange county dealing with piled up trash. this is what we found along christmas yesterday. the county started an automated pickup service. neighbor say their trash hasn't been picked up since late last year.
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her trash was picked up was before new year's eve and she cents. >> it smells really bad right now. we're talking trash and garbage from december 29. her trash was finally picked up friday afternoon. the county says it has spurs working extra hours to clear the backlog. the county says it is working to resolve complaints from residents throughout the county. the new automated system started . on january 5 we told you have some garbage didn't get hauled away. last saturday sanitation officials ran a collection to catch up on the mister hall's. to make sure you are following the rules, log onto wftv.com. a popular lawn fertilizer has been pulled from stores after some customers complained damage and killed their lawns. there have been hundreds of complaints in other states and
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ulrich it could cause problems in florida. >> reporter: this is all of the fertilizer. >> judie brown notice problems after fertilizing her line by spring. in october she used scott's turf builder bonus s. >> it was just turning yellow and killing the grass and not the weeds for kristi she discovered scotts miracle grow voluntarily pulled it from some scores dashes stores because of a formulation that damaged some lawns. it contained mezzo fear on. >> i have been using this product for 20 years. >> scott's admitted it had hundreds of complaints that said the problem was limited to south carolina. it removed the product in several states but not florida saying it damaged centipede. yet i found local customers on scott's website claiming it hard to their grass.
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label with bear spread are and their product. >> the product was recently removed from any local stores but the weed and feed was still for sale at this ace hardware. after contacting scott's, they said 2015 product is being replaced with the original formula since it could discolor saint augustine lawn temporarily. scott's blamed judy's damage on her neglect and offered $500 as a gesture. when it found actual damage at other homes it had repaired or replaced aligns at no cost and it has been public and proactive. scott's said the timing of judy's claim proved the company's product could not be blamed. its original formula weed and feed is back in the stores and that does not cause problems. todd ulrich. a flight attendant injured after a plane hit turbulence on
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a spacewalk scheduled took a dangerous turn for astronauts at the space station. nasa officials have seen this problem before. water was building up in a space helmet. this is the third time this has happened since 2013.>> it was
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by his shoulders and wrists. >> the astronauts were able to finish repairs and complete the mission and nasa is investigating the cause of the water leak. passages on a flight from new york to miami had a scare when extreme weather rocked the american airlines flight got caught in the middle of a storm. this happen near vero beach. the turbulence was so bad a flight attendant's nose was broken. five people were taken out on stretchers. experts are working on new radar technology to prevent this from happening. >> we have flown to those areas and it has been as smooth as glass. >> when pilots see green that means there is a path to the storm they can get through. american airlines said they are installing this new technology. wild hogs that destroyed lawns in edgewater were finally captured by trapper friday
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we told you on thursday about the story. neighbors say they started noticing the pigs around christmas tearing up grass and looking for food. the city hired a trapper. leaders say they heard about neighbors shooting the nuisance animals. orlando police say one of their offices was forced to open fire during a traffic stop overnight. what the driver did that forced the officer to shoot. today is a quiet day. more storms coming up which i
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orlando police searching for two suspects following an officer involved shooting. >> good morning. time now is just about 7:30 am. let's get a live look over downtown orlando. you have to come to this and see this. this is a gorgeous view of the sunrise. marina jurica is an severe weather center 9. today is the day to get out and enjoy. >> storms are moving back in. el nio year keeps us busy so
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morning the next round of storms will be pushing in by 3 am so make sure that you are prepared. lasting until about 10:00 the we can see showers until noon and 1:00 before we turn colder as we had into our sunday. once again a similar set up to yesterday were the biggest threats will be gusty winds in excess of 50 miles per hour. today we have a 10% shot of sprinkle. at 4:00 the heavy sprinkle passing through but mainly dry conditions starting at 2 am. showers and thunderstorms moving into the western counties spreading the viewing area by 5 am through 7 am. ones that girlfriend moves through we will see wraparound moisture by 9:00 into about noon and then everything clearing out quickly. we will see some great weather but much cooler weather post 2 pm.
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posted throughout the morning. orlando police say one person is in a local hospital and to others on the run following an officer involved shooting. is started as a routine traffic stop near pine hills road. investigators say the driver nearly hit one of the officers. julie salomone is live at the scene. the officer was not injured.>> reporter: the officer was interred in one of the suspects that was apprehended was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. all of this started after midnight and orlando police were inside the shopping complex on north lane here earlier this morning until about 6:30 am. fdle was brought out to investigate. this happened at midnight. officers attempted a traffic stop. officers got out and that
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reversing the vehicle to try to get away. the driver nearly struck the officer and that is when the officer fired his gun. the car that takes off crashes into a house not too far from the shopping complex. the driver was then taken to the hospital. we are told from orlando police that the charger is stolen out of orange county and they said additional two suspects. we will let you know when police catch them. julie salomone. a man in titusville is now charged with manslaughter in the death of a man's grandfather. deputies do not think 51-year- old warren buchanan meant to kill herman her radio this month. her radio was walking his dog's when he got into a fight with him over a truck. buchanan hit the victim. her idea fell hitting his head
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kissimmee police are trying to track down to people who they say attacked an elderly woman. it happened during a home invasion thursday night. jeff levkulich reports. >> reporter: they, around my neighbors car. spec richer's desk richard sal bester saw the suspects running away and chased after them. >> with the other guy suspect me the description. >> this is the sketch fully strew from sylvester's description of one of the suspects that beat his elderly neighbor. that is not the only thing sylvester helped police with. something grabbed his attention. >> the bag had, there was a hammer i never noticed. >> no, i did not notice that because i have only been out
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noticed it.>> sylvester grabbed his cell phone and called police. >> detective, i hear we channel 9 and as we were walking through like i did earlier with you all i noticed inside my fence there is a hammer in the yard. >> later kissimmee detectives arrived and we were there as they picked up a hammer and logged it into evidence. sylvester and others tell me they wish they could have done something sooner. >> she is a tough lady and resilient. but we want to catch them. >> jeff (which. there is no word of that hammer was used to during the attack. police ask you call crime line if you have information. orlando city commissioner commissioner regina hill safer home from being auctioned off after she filed for bankruptcy yesterday. she filed for bankruptcy back in august but the court denied it. records show she is scheduled
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month. the home was raided last summer after the sheriff's office said drugs were being sold there. two of her sons were arrested for charges were dropped. the state's medicaid system has suspended and orlando company and used -- accused of defrauding the program. quality healthcare solutions is accused of billing medicaid $215,000 for services never performed. christina benson pleaded not guilty to those charges. the state says it stopped payments to the company on march 26 and issued a final suspension order. teenagers arrested in connection with armed robberies. 17-year-old dennis lawrence and 16-year-old christopher burke are connected to five cases. they broke into cars and stole wallets and phones and the entire vehicle and one case. the stolen car was used in dozens of other crimes. some victims of the crimes are worried the teenagers could
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>> that they are under age they get no punishment. >> florence was arrested last year for his role in a hate crime. apopka police say three burglars try to break into hundreds of vehicles in subdivisions across the city. police arrested thomas jordan. he and two others were charged. the suspects admitted to trying to get 300 dealing -- vehicles for the used video from home surveillance to catch the suspects. school resource officers in mount dora will drive around in new vehicles. each one will sport the school colors. the school mount dora high school will get this sub. there is also a blue black and white vehicle for mount dora middle school. police said this is the latest step towards building a community oriented policing philosophy. if you had
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here is a live look over downtown orlando. this is beautiful over lake eola.
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center 9.>> we had a lot of rainfall yesterday and it came hard and fast. that is what we will see tomorrow morning as well. satellite beach came in with the most at 2 1/2 inches. cocoa beach 2 1/4. here at the studios, almost an inch and a half of rain. as the system moves into night, by sunday early afternoon we will have the best chance for 2+ rainfall totals in marion county and portions of late, volusia and flagler county. an inch and a half towards the i-4 corrider and portions of osceola and melbourne. that is where we will see the breakdown . we will see the rain push in as of 3 am tomorrow morning so get ready for storms to wake you up on sunday morning. trina orlando hyatt hotels
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credit card data breach. customer credit card accessed. here are the locations. grand cypress, orlando, and orlando international airport locations. the hotel is asking customers closely. the ucf basketball team takes on east carolina today. the unexpected production the
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a rare january hurricane in the atlantic weakened to a tropical storm moving through portugal. a photo released at hurricane alex. alex is the first
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this season doesn't start until 1 june. people living in southwest florida will spend the weekend cleaning up from the second minute to hit that area in a week. this is damage in the whiskey creek area of fort myers last night. the weather discernment -- determined a tornado went to that area. cape coral saw a tornado. yesterday's heavy downpours and winds caused trees to fall into the roadways. people had to hunker down in closets and even the bathtub. >> the wind was swirling around in my husband threw pillows on top of me. >> one building suffered a lot of damage including the roof being torn apart. nobody was hurt. this is what it looked like around much of central florida yesterday. it was absolutely a soaker storm chaser.
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middle of a storm. time now is 7:45 am. it will be crowded here tomorrow . terry will be here and brian. >> starting at 3:00 in the morning it is an earlier start which shifts everything earlier in the day. by the afternoon it will get out of here quick like it did yesterday. live look at daytona beach. we are seeing a beautiful sunrise. look at the start. today is the calm before the storm. you will want to get out and enjoy because after today things are not looking great by late tonight into early tomorrow. at least for this saturday it will be beautiful. the radar showing we are seeing some sunshine and we will throughout the morning and later on this afternoon a few more clouds will whirl in. the next system is in the panhandle so we're stuck in between the systems for saturday before the next frontal system moves through.
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better than a few hours ago. by 9:00 it will be a distant memory. we're still dealing with thick fog across daytona beach through flagler county into volusia county. a touch of fog in marion county and seminole county and downtown orlando. 50s, so we are 13 degrees cooler than yesterday. temperatures were driven down overnight but then driving temperatures up this afternoon was southwesterly wind at 5 to 15. upper 70s inland and mid to low 70s further towards the coastline. it will be a warm day and that will help fuel the fire for the storms that will push through overnight into tomorrow. the timing is 3 am until 10 am as we see storm prediction center for the greatest risk for the south for the tornado. we're seeing a green area shift into central florida so we will watch that isolated risk plus
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we saw a lot of debris yesterday. futuretrack 9 telling the story nicely as we head into this afternoon. if these pickles at 3:00 and then as we move into 2 am we will see the for showers and thunderstorms appear. becomes more widespread into 5:00. it moves through the entire area through 8:00 and then we will get residual moisture on the backside into the midday. the main event is looking like 3 am until 7 am. behind the system temperatures will take a big hit. we will talking 30s and 40s overnight. the coolest temperature the season moving in for monday and tuesday and wednesday as hyzaar in the upper 50s and the 60s with lows in the upper 30s. one of the three winners of the $1.5 billion powerball jackpot has come forward. meet the robinsons from tennessee.
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they were on the today show yesterday morning. >> i said these are the right numbers but i won't say anything until the year it in the media. >> we haven't had time. i do while. >> the other winning tickets were sold at chino hills, california and melbourne beach. we don't know the identities of those winners. sports improvements may be in jeopardy. daytona international speedway and sun life stadium are asking 30 years. the tampa bay buccaneers and the jaguars are asking for $1 million. to fund the stadiums. lawmakers hatching out details
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no one has changed their stance. friday's early thunderstorms could not keep golfers off the course at the diamond resorts invitational. christian bruey has more. 65 for the biggest stars from sports, hollywood and catchy music art picking it up this weekend for the diamond resorts invitational at kings point. the field includes the braves hall of fame trio of john smoltz and greg maddux. glavin throws it in for the birdie and he is sitting in depth. he is 17 points back of marty fish. dish will tee off with the leaders today at 11:50 am. college football analyst donny canal teed up. i caught up with him to get his thoughts. >> i think it will be a wide- open competition for whoever plays the best. that is what usually the talent rises to the top. they will let the battle it out on the field which is how it should be. i felt last year it was a reset
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they have a lot of young players.>> before the season began all eyes were on 7'6" tocco fall. it is hard to miss him. maybe we should of been looking at a different ucf big man. 325 pound justin mcbride will lead ucf against east carolina. becomes and playing his best basketball since arriving. he had an 8.13 rebound effort at ucf three point win over the pirates. >> every day we bring it with the same intensity and same energy and passion. that is necessary to be great. the coach preaches that and that is what we try to embody. come in every day whether we lost the night before, we come and be consistent. tipoff is at 4:30 pm.
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the new head coach, the fifth different headman over the past nine years for tampa but worked wonders with jameis winston. winston passed for 4000 yards and tossed 42 touchdowns. cutter will call place but may have less time to work with jameis winston. >> we have a quarterback and more than one quarterback. especially our lead guy in jameis winston who wants to be coached and is eager to be here. it will have to change a little bit but trust me i will be spending plenty of time with them. >> orlando pride made three selections in the draft yesterday. you can check out sports page, wftv.com. have a great day. here is a live look from our tower cam overlooking downtown orlando. marina jurica i will have another check of the weekend weather after the break. first, look at what is
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right now, orlando police say one person in a local hospitaland others on the run following an officer involved shooting. two men attacked an elderly woman and are on the loose. what a neighbor found in his backyard. it is sad away their saturday, their saturday, january 16. will have more on the top story in a moment.
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downtown orlando. the sun making a comeback this morning. marina jurica in severe weather center 9. >> we're seeing the fog left and we will see a nice day today. today is the better day out of the two. we won't see as much sunshine 24 hours from now as storms move in overnight into the early sunday morning. visibility now is forest in volusia county and flagler county. we have a touch of fraud from ocala down to sanford and orlando. it is improving. looking at future fog tracker it will be completely clear by about 10:00 this morning. temperatures are cooler. we are up to 13 degrees cooler this morning with the rain cooled air as we sit in the 50s. in the afternoon we will be in the upper 70s inland and the mid to low 70s along the coastline with a southwesterly wind at 5 to 15.
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sprinkle and otherwise mainly dry. the next rent after midnight tonight. we will see storms brewing. orlando police say one person is in a hospital and others on the run followingan officer involved shooting. this was a routine traffic stop near pine hills road. julie salomone is live at the scene. >> reporter: that caused the officer to fire his weapon. this is where it happened. police were at the complex until 6:30 am. after this officer involved shooting. this started after a routine traffic stop just after midnight. they pulled over a white charger with three people inside. the officers got out of the driver reversed the vehicle trying to get away. the driver almost struck the
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officer fired his weapon. into a home on stony brook drive. the driver was apprehended and taken to the hospital. this charger was a stolen vehicle. police pointed out the officer was not injured during this but they are still searching for the suspects. julie salomone. kissimmee. police searching for two men who attacked an 85-year-old woman during a home invasion thursday night. this is a sketch of one of the suspects. her neighbor helped chase off the suspects. during our interview he noticed a hammer that may have been
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he called police immediately. i wish we were a little earlier in the situation so we could have maybe possibly done something earlier than for her to have to deal with that. >> the suspects locked the woman inside of a bathroom and neighbors noticed the pair in her garage and confronted them. a lake county man accused of forcing himself on a customer inside the mall where he works. leesburg police arrested septet ocelot. he touched a 23-year- old woman inappropriately in the back of the cope edition art store in the mall. offices are looking into two other residents including one reporting to mall security. >> we solicited a statements from that person. whether that is criminal i am not certain. there could be some other people out there.
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imprisonment. he is being held on bond. officials have identified one of the 12 missing marines after two helicopters crashed off the coast of hawaii. 21-year-old thai heart lived in hawaii. the search for survivors is now growing dangerous. >> reporter: the searchers in the air and on the sea finding high waves , 20 feet, looking for the 12 marines and the wreckage from the massive helicopters. it left a debris field 15 miles long. virtually the entire north shore of oahu. the ch 53 went down in darkness under a cover of clouds during a routine training mission.
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have collided mid air after reports of a fireball. one witness said it sugarhouse. >> at night there are all kinds of things that adjust your perception of where you are or where the horizon is. >> in the past year there have been a rash of marine accidents. the highest number of fatalities in five years. >> that was martha ravitch. haze from an active volcano nearby is causing problems. walmart is closing some stores. we posted the story yesterday on our facebook page and it is creating the buzz. the company is shutting down all of its express stores to focus on improving supercenters and neighborhood markets. you may have to pay more for electricity if you are a florida power & light customer. lawmakers are reviewing a deal that would raise your rates over the next two years.
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an increase by $14 by 2020. they are trying to help generate funding for $16 billion worth of improvements. orange county. a resident accused of stabbing a man tried to get inside of their home won't face charges for his death. this happened friday morning at this apartment complex in winter park. the burglar tried to get into one of the units in one of three people inside stabbed him. the man died. resident said the complex is usually quiet so they were shocked. >> it was scary because i thought it was like a man on the loose that would come here. >> investigators say the burglar was caught trying to get into the same unit last month. there are no leads as to what he was looking for. investigators are working to find a man who ended up dead in the st. john's river. we told you about this friday.
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st. john's river. he has been reported missing by his family. the man accused of killing his wife and her children will have to wait for trial after it was delayed days before he was scheduled to start. luis toledo is charged in the murders of yessenia suarez and michael toledo auto. the plan is to seek the death penalty. a judge granted a continuance. the us supreme court ruled florida's sentence method is unconstitutional. our legal analyst perry says the delay was a wise move. >> judges need to slowly and carefully navigate each case because they are expensive to try. and they need to do it right and they need to do it right the first time. >> the judge in toledo's case
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trial will be delayed. open hunting on pythons will begin throughout florida soon. the second python challenge kicks off at noon today. burmese python's are a threat to native wildlife. they want to study the snakes in the last year. 60 snakes were killed. this year's challenge ends february 14. today you can honor the life and legacy of doctor martin luther king jr. at a parade in downtown orlando. this starts at 10:00 a.m. at thecorner of orange avenue and livingston street making its way down to north rosalind avenue. orlando mayor buddy dyer will attend. here is a look at other doctor king celebrations happening throughout central florida. to sydney will hold a parade today. live music will follow the parade at kissimmee lakefront park. deland a gospel choir will
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sanctuary church. on monday, the city will hold a march at 10 am. brevard ocean rescue searching for a lifeguard for the first of two open tryouts for seasonal lifeguards will be held today. 30 positions available. they will work from march until october. tryouts held at the rock which high school pool at 7 am. marina jurica in severe weather center 9. 's faye really enjoy today because it is going to be a nice day even along the coastline. we have a small craft advisory in effect for the day-to-day. that is not too bad and the coastal will look at a light chop and rips moderate. if you are swimming, swim near a lifeguard station. temperatures in the mid to low 70s.
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start in the villages we will have a high of 75 with partly cloudy skies. in downtown orlando after a slightly foggy start we will look at more sunshine later today before clouds increase tonight overnight. palm bay will be looking at lots of sunshine with a high of 75 degrees. we will be seeing a chance for storms starting to prove after 2 am overnight tonight. it will be a stormy start to the senate. i will detail that in four minutes. apopka police warning people to lock their cars after people trying to steal. the clue that helped police catch up with the suspects. sleeping has led to child deaths.
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we will see the next storms already on the coattails by overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. it is nice we will have a breather day today. a live shot at cocoa beach, sunshine there. a nice day to head to the coast. satellite radar showing the our dry and foggy conditions are improving. we are looking at the next cold front just off into the panhandle and it will be allowing for potential of severe weather as we move into tomorrow morning. and earlier but similar set up to yesterday. fog is thick in flagler county and volusia county. a test left over in ocala and orlando and sanford. much cooler this morning by up to 13 degrees. we are in the mid-50s areawide. up to 60 degrees cooler in palm coast. 14 ocala. 9 orlando.
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we continue with the rain cooled air but we were perfectly rebound too much warmer temperatures this afternoon with a southwesterly wind at 5 to 15. that will help us move closer to 80 degrees as we head into the day-to-day. as we head into late tonight into 3 am sunday morning we will watch the gulf because the showers and storms will develop. 3 am until 10 am will be looking at the time for the showers and thunderstorms to turn severe. we will look at once again gusty winds in excess of 50 miles per hour potential for an isolated tornado. once we had into late sunday morning into the midday showers will clear and we will turn colder on our sunday afternoon. we could get a few sprinkles in here at 3:00 this afternoon until 6:00 and then we will look at the next system pushing in. you can see widespread showers and thunderstorms moving in until about 6 am and then still clearing the
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a little shower action as we head into the late morning and early afternoon before everything completely clears out leaving us with a nice sunday afternoon. potentially we could have up to 2 inches, for the northern counties. i-4 corrider at the edge and a half and three quarters to an inch further down towards the south. today clouds will increase and a warm day with high of 79. overnight the storms develop. five day forecast, big pulldown as we head into monday through wednesday. highs drop to the upper 60s. doctors are hopeful they saved the leg of a deliveryman who was hit by a stray bullet. the victim was hit on thursday and is in a hospital recovering. kathi belich reports. >> reporter: deputies believe
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brown opened fire near rio grande striking christopher peck in the leg. his uncle said he was delivering an appliance when he was hit. the pain was and still is intense as he recovers from intricate surgery on both legs to reconstruct an artery. >> he has pins through his bones . they have to make sure the vascular surgery takes place and works. ones that is finding healed they have to go back in and do surgery. deputies were working something else for the shooting was reported. they saw brown with a gun and chased him. they lost him for a few moments and when they caught up the gun was fired and gone. brown is connected to other shootings in the last two weeks and one left another victim in critical condition. the pack family is relieved that the one deputy has -- the one deputies believed that this has been arrested.
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first saw it. it is hard for him because he now. hospital christopher was working two jobs to put himself through college. kathi belich. >> brown is being held in jail with no bond. right now he is not facing charges for that shooting. a program organized by school district leaders could help families in need. it will be used to help find parents jobs and homes in hopes of preventing homelessness. organizers hope to reach 2000 families in the area. they still need $200,000 in donations. an existing fund called families in transition helps students who are already homeless by providing housing, food and clothing. state of florida deals with the silent killer.
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child sleeping deaths. jamie holmes reports. >> reporter: sleeping for intensive remains a very dangerous activity in the state of florida. >> it is heartbreaking because everyone thinks this isn't going to happen to me. >> 112 children died in 2013 run out -- from unsafe sleeping. investigators are looking into 114 children who died. that is 25% of all child fatalities in the state equivalent to the same number of children who die from drowning or traumatic injury. >> most of the parents will say i want to make sure her head is not on the pillow and she is safe. >> healthy families in orlando is pushing to lower the numbers. zip codes with high dcf caseloads are flagged. a member of the team can help parents
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baby to sleep. they can remain with them for a year visiting once a week. >> we look at safe sleeping issues. where were you have your baby sleep. how will you put your baby to sleep.>> education is the primary tool. no blankets in the crib. put the baby to sleep on its back. and no cosleeping. savvy advocates say most of these parents love their children and just made a terrible mistake. >> most people say it will unfortunately it does. when you talk to these parents they say only if, if i had not done this but i was tired that night. they are heartbroken.>> jamie holmes. a healthy family sleeps a program targets six zip codes. the overwhelming number of sleeping deaths in the state continues to come from coast sleeping. we posted these resources for you on our website, go to the
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apopka city leaders are proving an agreement to bring shops to the area. if you want more local news
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the man who police say was shot trying to rob a gas station in cocoa beach is the same man who robbed a credit union in rockledge. police say gore a common robbed the space coast credit union last week.
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rob a chevron in cocoa beach wet wipes -- but was shot by the owner. he is recovering in the hospital. his accomplices were caught. leaders in apopka are proving a sales agreement that will lead the city $14 million in the red. the city purchased this 13 acre site in 2006 to bring in retail shops and restaurants and the hotel. the land value has since decreased. investments presented a plan to the city. all but one city commissioner voted for that project. the land is being sold that 66% below what the city paid. orlando police say one of their offices was forced to open fire during a routine traffic shop -- stop. but the driver did. with the next cold front, we are cooling down once again. the cooling trend coming up
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for to us -- two suspects following an officer involved shooting. time now is just about 8:30 am. let's get a live look over downtown orlando. fog hovering over the area. marina jurica is in severe weather center 9. >> we need to enjoy our day-to- day and even after the storm we will be dealing with a big cold slap in the face. we will look at the coldest temperatures of the season as we cool way back down to temperatures that we haven't seen so far. upper 50s for highs and upper 30s for lowe's. as we head into this work week. the averages 71 and we will stay below average for the entire five day forecast. once the cold front brings us storms between 3:00 in 10:00 tomorrow morning the cold temperatures well in date and
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year. i will check the colder temperatures for you and the storms hour by hour as we move into the next 30 minutes. orlando police searching for two suspects following an officer involved shooting. orlando police say one person is in a local hospital and to others on the run following an officer involved shooting. is started as a routine traffic stop near pine hills road. investigators say the driver nearly hit one of the officers. julie salomone is live at the scene. the officer was not injured. >> reporter: the suspect was the only one that was taken to the hospital and he is in stable condition. police were at the shopping complex on north lane this morning and left around 6:30 am. fdle was brought out to investigate. this happened at midnight. officers attempted a traffic stop. officers got out and that is
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the vehicle to try to get away. the driver nearly struck the officer and that is when the officer fired his gun. the car that takes off crashes into a house not too far from the shopping complex. the driver was then taken to the hospital. they are still searching for an additional two suspects. the charger is a stolen vehicle from orange county. the officer not injured and the suspect has been apprehended. julie salomone. a man in titusville is now the death of a man's grandfather. deputies do not think 51-year-
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kill herman herradia this her radio was walking his dog's when he got into a fight with him over a truck. buchanan hit the victim. her idea fell hitting his head on the concrete. kissimmee police are trying to track down two people who they say attacked an elderly woman. it happened during a home invasion thursday night. jeff levkulich reports. >> reporter: they come around my neighbors car on the other side of the oak tree. suspects running away and chased after them. >> with the other guy suspect when i got a look at him gave me the description. >> this is the sketch police drew from sylvester's suspects that beat his elderly that is not the only thing sylvester helped police with. something grabbed his attention.
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hammer i never noticed. >> no, i did not notice that because i have only been out here once earlier and we never noticed it. >> sylvester grabbed his cell phone and called police. >> detective, i am here with channel 9 and as we were doing a walk-through like i did earlier withyou all i noticed inside my fence there is a hammer in the yard. >> later kissimmee detectives arrived and we were there as they picked up a hammer and logged it into evidence. sylvester and others tell me they wish they could have done something sooner. >> she is a tough lady and resilient. but we want to catch them. there is no word of that hammer was used to during the attack. police ask you call crime line if you have information. orlando city commissioner regina hill safer home from being auctioned off after she filed for bankruptcy yesterday. she filed for bankruptcy back
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it. records show she is scheduled to meet with creditors next month. the home was raided last summer after the sheriff's office said drugs were being sold there. two of her sons were arrested but charges were dropped. the state's medicaid system has suspended an orlando company accused of defrauding the program. quality healthcare solutions is accused of billing medicaid $215,000 for services never performed. christina benson pleaded not guilty to those charges. the state says it stopped payments to the company on march 26 and issued a final suspension order. teenagers arrested in connection with armed robberies. 17-year-old dennis lawrence and 16-year-old christopher burke are connected to five cases.
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wallets and phones and the entire vehicle in one case. the stolen car was used in dozens of other crimes. some victims of the crimes are worried the teenagers could soon be back on the street. >> if they are under age they get no punishment. >> florence was arrested last year for his role in a hate crime. apopka police say three burglars try to break into hundreds of vehicles in subdivisions across the city. police arrested thomas jordan. he and two others were charged. the suspects admitted to trying to get 300 vehicles for the used video from home surveillance to catch the suspects. school resource officers in mount dora will drive around in new vehicles. each one will sport the school
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the school mount dora high school will get this suv. there is also a blue black and white vehicle for mount dora middle school. police said this is the latest step towards building a community oriented policing philosophy. a mistake made the u.s. army. the samples military branch has been sending to countries for years. we will see a warmer day today but cooler temperatures moving in behind the system.
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time now is a 30 9 am. this is a live look over downtown orlando. marina jurica in severe weather center 9. >> the fog is improving. a touch left over in downtown orlando as well as portions of seminole county and sanford. and also ocala. biggest fog remaining in fiber county and the palm coast towards daytona beach. we are improving. as we move into the day-to-day we will look at mid to upper 70s inland and then low 70s on the coastline. southwesterly winds at 5 to 15 will drive temperatures up today. we will see a nice warm afternoon before the storms and a huge cold front move through early tomorrow morning.
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out at 73 today which is a 10% shot of a spotty sprinkle. in winter springs, 76 and probably cloudy skies. the coast will be gorgeous so if you are heading to the coastline today, enjoy. big changes moving in in the next 20 hours. hundreds of community members in jacksonville honored a little boy who vanished last summer. not just look at where he is the look at where we are.>> on thursday night a vigil was held for lonzie barton. investigators believe they found his remains last weekend in a pile of trash. so far investigators have been revealed how he died. investigators who were to the case told mourners they took this case too hard for kristi you find yourself intimately involved with a stranger whose voice you have never heard. the space you have never looked at other than the photograph.>>
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his mother's boyfriend ruben ebron is the main suspect in the disappearance. you may now face upgraded charges. we are working to find out how traffic officials in orange county say something tickets will get refunds. a red light camera opponent claimed a camera was too short. we asked the county if the light midstate timing standards and they have not yet returned our calls. major changes coming for such a florida drivers. the new way you can pay toll fees without reaching into your wallet.
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investigators uncovered a huge mistake made by the army. they were shipping live anthrax
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samples were sent to the fedex. they were supposed to be inactive. army investigators blaming a culture of complacency. >> no single event and no single individual and no groups of individuals are directly responsible for the inadvertent shipment. >> investigators say there is no evidence of public risk and they say all of the samples have been destroyed. the anthrax was used to test military equipment designed to protect soldiers. the florida state senate passed a bill to help people with disabilities and find and keep jobs. the bill sponsored by or lenapah babeu can representative. andy gardiner encourages agencies to employ more people with disabilities and recognize businesses that hire them. and establish programs to teach them how to be more financially independent. governor rick scott will sign the bill next week.
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looking to get their child into a school that they are not zoned for will have one month to get them reassigned. in order to qualify you must have a valid reason for wanting your child to attend a school outside of the rezoned area. at half -- you have until february 15. ucf campus open to plenty of ideas and gatherings but one thing officials are not accepting right now is hoverboards. nancy alvarez took a closer look at where these hoverboards cannot go and why. >> reporter: among the bikes and skateboards and the see of walker's freshman redington lake air cuts through the crowds on his hoverboard.>> i can see why people use it every day. it is really fast and you can control it. soon where he can use it will be restricted. ucf is banning hoverboards from on-campus housing. >> i was a little upset because people have skateboards.>> ucf said it is not because
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in a notice to students the university decided fires and ongoing investigations into their safety. >> so far the van only applies to campus housing so remington and people with hoverboards that ucf will still be able to zip around campus for kristi explosions don't happen. >> remington said with proper maintenance he is sure he can prevent this but he plans on following the rules. >> i can understand why. if it is a danger to someone else than i can see why that would be in place. i will find a way. >> nancy alvarez. it is now 8:47 am. the weather around here was crazy yesterday. >> a lot of debris flying around with the wind gusts and today is the breather day. as we head into tomorrow showers and thunderstorms
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the horizon. a touch of fog but it is much better than it was a few hours ago. 55 degrees right now with a southerly wind that 5. southwest at 5 to 15 and that will drive temperatures up to satellite radar is quiet for now. in between the two systems, the one that moved through yesterday and now the next panhandle. as that rise -- rides and we will look at showers and thunderstorms returning as early as 2 am overnight tonight. enjoy the quiet day today. still thick fog and persons of northern marion county and flagler county with less than half a mile visibility. everyone else is a touch from daytona beach to deland and sanford. looking at our future fog, by 11:00 everyone is in the clear. completely as we push that forward. temperatures are cooler, in the
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cooler and locations that we were yesterday morning because of the rain cooled air but we will rebound into the 70s in the afternoon with the southwesterly wind driving the warmth up into the neck of the woods. for our severe threat as we head into our day and morning tomorrow between 3 am and 10 am especially we can see that storm prediction center has lifted the slight risk a little higher to include osceola county and most of brevard county. it is including our viewing area into that low risk. we will really be watching out for the possibility of an isolated tornado and barry gusty winds. in the afternoon today, justice. chance at 10%. and then this is 3:00 in the morning, widespread showers and thunderstorms continuing until 6 am before we finally get a break at 8 am and then we will get wraparound moisture in the
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midday. otherwise things are going to be much cooler once the front does pass through. the 30s and 40s and 50s for highs as we head into the five day forecast. it will be a quick mover like yesterday. it will get out of here and much cooler and drier. there is a new plan to streamline the way you pay your tolls. drivers could use an app on their smartphone to pay for those instead of having to search pockets for change. shannon butler found out how the new system would save drivers time while making money for the expressway authority. >> it is called pay tojuana lowe, a system of the testing basis using central florida's expressway authority as a guinea pig. it is an app that would allow you to page foles with the use of your font. >> i would prefer that. >> the target is that frequent
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it seems to be pretty easy. you set up an account by taking a picture of your license plate and filling out your information. then it you don't have a transponder and pay cash. you can blow by the baskets. when you go through the toll you can go through the e pass to the changeling. the app will alert your phone for the charge pending. then when you get to your location you take a look at the are pending. you push okay and your tolls are paid for kristi you don't have to worry about putting $120 in and help it helps you. >> the expressway authority estimates it will send out 150,000 toll violations. using the app will make less likely to get them. the agency says it doesn't mean transponders will be a thing of the past. they say the app will likely be an add-on feature. >> shannon butler.
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turn it off if you don't want to use it. there won't be a fee but there may be a service fee. specifics are still being worked out. a former central florida prosecutor has been let -- laid to rest. norming kerr's funeral was held yesterday. he made news for his decision to bow out at the zimmerman case. he was state attorney from 1984 until 2012. he died earlier this month from bone marrow cancer. he was 70 years old. as we go to break, here is a live look from the tower camera overlooking downtown orlando. marina jurica will have another check of the weather after the break. you can track during the show on twitter and facebook.
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happening around in the weeks ahead.
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here is a look at the top stories of the day. orlando police say one person is in a local hospital and to others on the run following an
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it happened just after midnight near pine hills road. officer stopped a car with three passengers. the driver tried to get away and nearly hit an officer. that is when the officer fired his gun. the driver crashed into a home. he is in stable condition. kissimmee police searching for the men who attacked an 85- year-old woman during a home invasion thursday night. we have a look at the sketch on our facebook page. her neighbor, richard sylvester , helped chase off the suspect. they locked the woman inside of the bathroom. anyone with information call crime line. today on of the life and legacy of doctor martin luther king jr. at a parade in downtown orlando. it starts at 10 am on the corner of orange avenue and livingston street making its onto rosalind avenue. attend.
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holding off until tomorrow. >> it will be a beautiful morning for that parade and it will be a great day today overall. enjoy as it is our calm and storms. yesterday and then sunday. the timing for the storms will be between 3 am and 10 am. we look like severe weather could occur between 3 am at 7 am. much cooler air rolling in behind it. that is for sure. we will see temperatures dropping to the upper 50s and low 60s for highs and upper 30s for overnight. it will get much cooler if you like the warmer weather. close to 80 today. get out there and enjoy that. chance for us. comes at 3:00 this afternoon. overall mainly dry as we prepare for another round of storms moving in overnight tonight. a 20 degree difference between day. channel 9 eyewitness news.
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