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>> we are not going to allow a con artist take control of the party. >> they have been after me for 25 years and i'm still standin g. >> fighting words on both sides continue as we begin supertuesday. the big impact today's results will have on the white house race. >> the search for a thief after a heartless crime. how deputies say one man targeted a girl scout for her cookie money. >> what we could learn after an announcement. >> thank you for joining us so early. troy and amy are here. there is a lot going on. >> a warm day today, getting into the 80's, no rain for awhile.
your allergy cast. this is around a fatal accident. we are dealing with closures because of this. here's what is happening. what is over on i-95, it is the southbound lanes which are closed. we are in the investigation phase into this accident. i keep checking to see if we have opened any lanes up. for right now, the southbound lanes do remain all blocked off by the causeway. they are continuing to detour you off this morning. you can follow that posted detour. extra travel time will not be a bad idea. they are trying to move it to the side. extra caution.
that's your check on traffic. we'll get a check on the forecast. >> good morning. looking good. we'll see a nice day with high pressure dominating the forecast around that area of high pressure. the south winds working in. the ate for most spots. starting off in the 40's, 50's, even 30's. temperatures dropping north and west of i-4. we are milder in orange county. we are at 57 through the day. 81 by 4:00. coming up, we'll talk about when you can expect any rain chances, if any, in the forecast. that would help with the pollen count that is high. >> it is the biggest day of the primary season. >> while floridians will have to wait another two weeks for the
voting could have an impact on the race for the white house. mark lehman is breaking everything down. a lot at stake today. >> voters in 13 states will be making their picks. picks, including texas. on the democratic side, big wins for hillary clinton could pretty much seal up her spot as the democratic nominee. >> you can't say whatever pops into your head if you want to be the president of the united states of america. >> hillary clinton now focusing her efforts on republicans. bernie sanders hoping it will be enough to keep his campaign alive. >> there is nothing more i would love to do than run against
>> protesters from black lives matter interrupted a donald trump rally whos taking heat for refusing to disavow david duke. >> there is no place for hatred, david duke or the ku klux klan in the republican party. >> ted cruz and marco rubio hoping to make up ground with contests in more than a dozen states. >> please come out and vote. >> they will all be in florida watching those results. coming up, i'll tell you more about where they will be at later today. >> we'll be live at the event tonight. we'll have updates on the results as they come in. a crime alert as deputies search for this man. they say he stole money from a
scout cookies. deputies are looking to get results to find him. the guy had a child of his own with him. what is the latest? >> that's right. he was actually with a woman and her child just moments before he took the cash and ran. deputies want to catch this guy and parents want to catch this guy because they are outraged that he did this. >> he walked by the table. it looked like he was chuckling and grabbed the cash box and started jagging. we sat there looking at each other like, did that happen? >> this is the guy she says ran past her after he stole the money box from a 12-year-old girl selling girl scout cookies. >> how would you feel to have your girl do go through that? you are scum, you are nasty. i hope they catch him. >> detectives say the cameras
and a small child. just moments before the money box was stolen. the three walked together to the car and the man came back to fwrab the cash. >> to know she was out there trying to sell cookies. the to have your paycheck taveng from you like that, it is discouraging. >> she saw the man run into the parking lot and get into this carolina tag. >> the man wanted the money and whether the girl was there or an adult was there, he was going to go for it. >> if you have any information about this guy or what happened here sunday afternoon, you are urged to contact deputies. >> later today, the man who investigators say has been dressing up as batman to commit announced that 26-year-old juan carlos was
they say this guy robbed nine different places including this pizza place on east colonial. he dropped a cell phone and that helped deputies find this caped crusader. >> this string of robbers has come to an end. >> he appears to be a heroin addict with probably a thousand dollar a day addiction habit. >> he is now facing charges. we'll let you know what happens in court later this morning. >> a case of road rage lands a volusia county man in jail. deputies say he point a gun at a family all because they told him to slow down. this is the suspect. according to the news journal, the victims say he nearly caused a crash and was speeding along saxson boulevard. when they yelled at him to slow down, they say he pulled up along side and pointed a gun at them.
sosa is charged with aggravated assault. >> in orange county, the woman accused of causing a crash that killed a father won't be getting out of jail any time soon. a judge denied bond for cynthia st. pierre. police say she was trying to get away when she slammed into 22-year-old cody garett. as we told you on the morning news, st. pierre had her license revoked and has dozens of charges on her record. garett's family wants to know why she was on the road. >> she never should have been on the road. she should have been in jail. >> darett was finished up a shift when he was killed. his family tells news 6 it was his first night on the job. >> happening later today, mayer buddy dyer will join john hit to make what they call an announcement about the downtown campus. we learned the orlando city
two and a half million dollars to build this campus that. brings the total amount to 13 million of the 20 million dollars university officials are seeking in private donations. tomorrow school staffers will pitch their plan at the university board of governors. we are now just hours away from scott kelly long awaited return. kelly would have spent 340 days in space. that is longer than any other american in history. kelly and his crew handed over command of the space station. kelly and mikael were studied so scientists could study the effects of space travel on the human body. >> kelly has been active on social media. according to new york times, he
traveled more than 433 miles. kelly is set to land back on earth just before 11:30 tonight. i know he is ready to get back in his own bed, watch some tv. >> the gravity is going to hit him hard. >> let's check in with troy bridges in the pinpoint weather center. looking good this morning. >> we are looking good. we love his photographs he has had. we are looking good across central florida. we are all looking ok. winds out of the north. we are at 57 from that vantage point. cold at 39 in ocala. 51 in daytona beach. the bus stop looks like this, after needing a jacket, we warm
it is going to be a coat dragging day. whether you can expect rain in the forecast straight ahead. first, we have breaking traffic news with amy in the napleton traffic center. >> unfortunately, i keep checking to see if we have had any travel lanes open. so far, we have all southbound lanes closed on i-95 because of a deadly crash. your southbound 95 lane, those are all blocked, right over by the pineda causeway which is 404. what they are doing for the time being is detouring cars to 404. so far, no delays because it is early. as we get later into the rush hour, that is still closed. if you are an i-4 traveller, i-4 looking great by saxson boulevard. a quick look at your drive times 417
>> still ahead, a former local police chief is now behind bars. >> what he is accused of doing that will keep him in jail for years. >> check out this police chase caught on camera. how this pursuit ended. it is coming up. >> first, a big win for apple. why a judge sided with the tech giant over federal investigators. that's next. t iay ico unut
er o'. >> a deadly crash has all southbound lanes shut down at this point. this is near the pineca causeway exit. traffic anchor amy will have another update on how to get around this crash coming up in six minutes on the morning news. >> big developments in the fight of privacy versus protection. >> this case is related to a phone owned by convicted drug dealing but that ruling could
a judge ruled the tech giant had to help the fbi unlock the iphone of one of the shooters in the terror attack. apple said if it creates that software, the privacy of users could be at risk a sex ofunder will be back in the seminole county courtroom. we were right there when 40-year-old walter faced a judge last month. police say he was visiting someone at the time of the assault. he is charged with sexual battery and aggravated assault. >> governor scott is calling on president obama to issue a federal emergency declaration for two north carolina, north florida counties. it is a tornado ripped through parts of the panhandle. that declaration would help supplement local and state efforts to recover after the storms.
miles an hour left homes destroyed, 300 others damaged. >> in volusia county now, we are waiting to find out what caused a car to become a ball of fire on i-4 take a look at the center of the screen. you can see that the fire was intense last night. this happened on i-4 east. for now, we are working to find out what happened. there is no word on if anyone was hurt. >> a longwood police chief convicted of accepting $30 thouks in bribes is heading to prison. a judge sentenced tom jackson to four years behind bars. jackson took 32,000 in bribes from a felon who jackson hired as an officer back in 2009. state law says felons cannot be hired as police officers. jackson served as police chief in longwood from 1997 to 2010. >> wild moments caught on
watch as deputies and police jumped out and took off. both men eventually gave up and they are both now facing serious charges. >> one local mom is getting results at a bus stop after she says drivers were putting students in danger. it is a story we brought you three weeks ago when angie shared this video of cars passing stopped school buses and putting kids in danger. now that bus stop has been moved to the other side of the street. a simple change but one that rosa says could change lives. >> changed dramatically. i have contacted the police. i have contacted the school. i was able to finally get results with you. >> now rosa says she hopes the high school and elementary school stopping at the corner will make the same changes. >> a 3-year-old boy is safe and sound after going missing last week.
dog. meet honey. the dog has quite the reputation. after hours of searching, honey was able to track down eli and this is news honey's owner was happy to hear. >> he was watching over us. he showed up. he showed up through a four legged dog. >> to make the story sweeter, he now has a friend in honey. >> like lassie. >> one super bowl everyone was saying beyonce showed up and showed out. >> to have a moon with our storm pins. i always say pinpoint when i mean storm pins. we have the storm pins app. let's get you to it and show you this great shot from a plus.
that's a great shot. if you are out and about and taking photos, we love to see them. search wkmg in the app store. it is the storm pins app. we like your pretty photos like this one. look at the sunset in altamonte springs. this is from richard. the sun was going down in st. cloud. also from mark in orlando. looks like a photo shop picture. we know in florida, we get gorgeous sunsets and a sunrise shaping up. we'll start off cool in spots. temperatures in the 30's in some areas. a nice warm up leads to a good day to get out except for the problems with the pollen in the high category, we are pinpointing oak, juniper and grass. if you are sneezing, that may be the reason. look at these temperatures to start. cool enough for a jacket to
we are at 39 in ocala right now. 48 in the villages. 46 many palm coast. it is 56 in melbourne. here's a look at the pinpoint accurate forecast. >> notice the sky into the future today, blue sky, sunshine, a gorgeous afternoon to get outdoors. the average afternoon high in orlando is 76. we are getting up to 78 by noon, going well above that average with the line graph to 81 degrees by 4:00 today. we are at 76 by 6:00 tonight. had hadding out on the town, 86 by 9:00. 66 by 11:00. high pressure continuing to dominate the forecast. that's sinking air on top of us, allowing for few clouds into the day. normally we pinpoint clouds in the form of white on the screen with the clouds and rain forecast through 7:00 tonight. none of that, no rain in the forecast south winds working in plenty of warm air today. 82 in sanford.
80 in ocala. 80 in daytona beach. what about the next three days, the same scenario for tomorrow. 81, 77 on your thursday. a couple of mini fronts moving in, changing temperatures. they are coming in dry. rain chances out of the picture. there's your saturday, back to 75 after warming to 78 on friday. let's check on the roads now with amy in the napleton traffic center with a traffic alert. >> still going on. i keep checking for updates. we do still have southbound lanes closed on i-95. this is all around a deadly overnight crash. we are in the investigation phases as we speak. this is happening in melbourne. it is 95 southbound right by the causeway, which is state road 404. they are detouring you to 404. follow the posted detour. so far, no delays. extra travel time as we get closer into rush hour. we are trying to get this moved
over in kissimmee, osceola parkway, by obt. we had a car in the center lane. it looks like the rest of our roadways doing ok. a live look over at 429. that's your check on traffic. back to you. >> four students are hurt in another school shooting. >> how investigators managed to stop this shooter just ahead. >> appears than the speed of sound, while supersonic jet travel may be making a come back, all thanks to nasa.
>> humans could be breaking the sound barrier again on commercial flights. >> nasa crews are investigating space travel. they have granted a contract to lockheed martin to build a jet that could travel faster than the speed of sound. travel ended a decade ago with the retirement of the concord. the search is on for the man who swiped money from a girl scout. >> new pictures detectives hope will get results and lead to an arrest in that case.
man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and children. how he managed to get away while on camera. >> first up, election 2016 news takes center stage in florida and across our nation. what is on the line for a supertuesday showdown coming up next. you are watching news 6 getting results for all of central florida. but before we send you to
>> the stakes are high as voters head to the polls for supertuesday. we'll explain why the focus in election 2016 is shifting to florida. plus --. >> how would you feel to have your girl go through that? you are scum, you are nasty. i hope they catch him. >> parentsup set after a man steals from a girl scout. >> saying good bye to a fallen police officer with ties to central florida. how the graduate is being honored and remembered today. thank you for waking up with us on this tuesday. i'm bridgett ellison. >> i'm david hall. we have amy and troy. good morning. >> a warm day in store. we are getting well into the 80's. if you thought yesterday was warm, today even warmer. we'll talk more about it. >> we are starting off with a couple of issues.
we can't shake this. this is around a fatal accident happening in melbourne. we are in the investigation phase of this. still, the southbound lanes of i-95, they do remain closed down right by pineda causeway, which is state road 404. the detour they have set up is to take you over to 404. once again, it is still early so not causing any delays. if you are going to be traveling that way in a little bit, unless they can get this opened up, i'll let you know when that happens. probably a good idea this morning. that is the biggest thing we are dealing with. the rest of us, a dark but sleepy day. look at i-4, just as it should be. so far, not too bad at all. those are westbound cars on the right side of your screen. that is your check on traffic. now it is time for a check of your forecast. let's say good morning to troy bridges. >> we are starting off with high
through the afternoon, the high bringing in south winds that will work in plenty of warm air. get ready for the 80's. starting off chilly, north and west of i-4. we are at 39 in ocala. grab the jacket, maybe a heavier coat heading out in marion county. right now in orlando, 57. 55 is the temperature in melbourne for southern brevard county. a picture into the future, look at that, blue sky and sunshine, all the way up to 78 at noon. 81 will be the afternoon high at 4:00 as we stay dry today. we'll talk about whether you can expect rain any time soon. >> today is the big day in election 2016 as voters will head to the polls for supertuesday. candidates on both sides of the aisle are hoping to walk away with big ones. >> for some of those candidates, they'll watch the results come in in florida. mark lehman
mark? >> donald trump and marco rubio and hillary clinton will be in the sunshine state. if polls are correct. clinton and trump could walk away with you know insurmountable lead. >> donald trump predicted a win during a rally in georgia. >> we'll win win win. >> trump is favored to win in at least 10 states as he prepares for a press conference in west palm beach. joining him in the sunshine state with a rally in miami, marco rubio is trying to halt the millionaire's momentum. >> he is trying to carry out a scam. >> ted cruz is fighting an uphill battle going into supertuesday. supertuesday.
with a big chunk of the delegates. >> hillary clinton hillary clinton clinton, it could be impossible for her to lose the nomination. >> we need to make america whole again. >> clinton will be at a campaign event in miami tonight. 442 delegates at stake. the biggest prize is is texas with 155 delegates. >> we have you covered this supertuesday as mike holfeld as the results come in. we have full coverage of the results at 11:00 and throughout night on clickorlando.com. right now, the hunt is on to capture a thief after detectives say a man stole a girl scout cookie money. >> witnesses say the man was
sell cookies for her troop. johnny, this is a sad situation there are the this girl. what are parents saying? >> you can imagine that these parents, they are angry this guy did this. this morning, they are hoping to get results and bring this guy to justice. >> katie was stunned when she said this guy ran past her and stole the money box from the girl scouts selling cookies at this wal-mart. >> this guy walked by the table. it looked like he was chuckling and grabbed the cash box and started running. there was another witness and myself, we sat looking at each other like, did that happen. >> she said he ran into the parking lot and climbed into a gray honda with a north carolina tag. >> how would you feel to have your little girl go through that?
>> wal-mart surveillance cameras caught him. they say he was with a woman and small child. the three walked together to the car and that's when the man came back to grab the cash. >> to know she was out there all day trying to sell cookies. to have your paycheck taken from you, it is discouraging. >> this guy wanted that money. whether the girl was there, i think he was going to go for it. >> detectives say that the cookie thief he left in a hyundai santa fe. if you have any information about this guy or happened sunday afternoon, you are urged to contact deputies deputies. >> funeral services set for later this morning for the
local college grad killed in the line of duty on her first night on the job. this was the powerful scene in virginia as police drove in formation with the hearst. she was shot on saturday night while responding to a domestic violence call. this happened a day after this young lady was sworn in. gwendon who is a graduate was killed and two other officers were injured. the suspect in that shooting, there is his picture has allegedly already admitted to the crime. he is still in jail without bond. >> new this morning, people at one altamonte springs apartment complex being warned to be on the look out for trouble after a man was shot and killed in the parking lot. the victim was found at the lotus landing complex off 434. police won't tell us the man's name. the complex sent out a notice to renters. management is asking people who
>> a man murdered outside a publix as his family pleads for help to find their son's killer. >> hoegs he was a good kid. we just want some closure. >> relatives of andrew jones head that plea during a press conference. the 21-year-old was found shot and killed in a parking lot on state road 50 last month. over the weekend, investigators say they found jones' car burned out, covered in graffiti near pollard park. they are hoping the car will also give them some clues clues. >> firefighters in volusia county are watching for flare-ups after one brush fire burned dangerously close to several buildings. >> the fire burned more than 20 acres last night theer the rv park located at oak hill. as you can see from sky 6, those flames got close to several homes and other buildings. the cause of the fire is still
>> happening tonight, space x will try once again to launch a rocket from cape canaveral. they are hoping the fourth time will be the charm after the last three teams were scrubbed. the space agency try to launch thursday, and sunday. tonight's launch window opening at 6:35. we have you covered here and online, clickorlando.com. >> weather won't be a problem. the winds not that strong. we'll have a bunch of clouds. weather wise things should be ok. look add gorgeous view as we show you daytona beach. a few people out and about. people getting in on the run you'll need a light jacket.
seeing patches of fog. 41 now is the temperature in earlier this morning. look at the warmup, a coat dragging day at the bus stop as we will not need jackets later in the day. we warm to 81 with a good bit of sunshine. whether you can expect rain. we are getting great shots in of this beautiful sunrise. first, let's check on the roads center. alert. >> it is true. we are hoping for improvement by now. it looks like still we have all those southbound travel lanes closed down over on i-95 in melbourne this morning. this is because of an overnight accident with a fatal accident. we are still in the investigation stages. what they are doing, this crash has you closed around the area of the pineda causeway which is state road 404. they are taking you off to 404 to detour you around and bring you back to 95 southbound. a couple of extra minutes, not the worth idea. traveling elsewhere, no other major delays.
clear and quiet. this is a look at westmoreland avenue. your drive times, maintaining decent speeds. i-4 construction is wrapped for the day. no accidents there. that is your check on traffic. back to you. >> a campaign aimed at keeping drivers and passengers safe kicks off today. >> coming up, how much you could be forced to pay up if you are caught without a seat belt. >> new developments of a woman accused of kidnapping a south florida baby found in central florida. we'll explain what a judge is ordering her to do. >> a kidnapping suspect leads police on a chase and on a stand off. how it ended and how
>> welcome back. big problems on i-95 in brevard county. that's where a deadly crash has closed southbound lanes near the pineda causeway exit. everyone has to get off to detour around this. amy is keeping a close watch on it. she'll have another update on the detours coming up in minutes on the morning news.
coming out of california as a man hunt is going on after a kidnapping suspect led police on a chase manages to slip away from officers. this all started when a man whose name isn't being released reportedly kidnapped his children and their mother. it finally ended when the battery on that man's vehicle died. the man got out of the vehicle with the child in his arms. eventually he gave up and start reasoning away. officers followed him and shots could be heard in the area. police say the man was able to get away. >> classes cancelled in one school district after police say a 14-year-old boy pulled out a gun and opened fire in the school cafeteria. two students were hit by bullets. another two were hurt while shooter. the gunman was taken into custody a short distance from the school.
them they have a motive for the released details. school officials say none of the injuries to the four students are life threat sglng the woman accused of abduct ago student orange county apartment has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation. 23-year-old stephanie augustine appeared in court for the first time since she was arrested. investigators say augustine and her 14-year-old cousin forced home. they took the baby at gun point. troopers released this video augustine and teen being arrested. they were on their way back to florida florida. fortunately, the baby is ok and augustine is now facing life in prison. >> law enforcement across . s thna gn shr 14 ngti
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>> 2.6 million dollars. >> goodness. >> who can drive that fast? >> on the lookout for the seat belt. >> we have been inviting you to pin your photos. we have cool ones. this is just in seconds ago from allen leroy. a beautiful shot. this is poochie, a gorgeous shot. >> adorebs. >> becky in cocoa beach looking good with great shots. we'll be picking an umbrella, giving an umbrella to the best photo. what time is it? it is 6:48. i'm still asleep.
search wkmg in the app store. tom sorrells will be giving one away at 6:00 in the evening. tune in for that. oak, juniper and grass all in the high category. if you have been sneezing, bonding what is going on? got a lot of folks saying, yes, this is the issue. it will continue until we get measure rabble rain. it is not likely to happen any time soon. look at the temperatures to start. cool enough for a coat. ocala was in the 30's at 39. now we are at 41. 48 in the villages. 57 in orlando. 55 in melbourne. 46 in palm coast. we show you windows into time periods. noon, 78 the temperature. the average this time of year for orlando is 76. going well above it at lunchtime. 81 by 4:00. into tonight, mild at 71 at
conditions. the clouds and rain forget, the model data, not showing much in the way of cloud cover. today. dominates. that is sinking air on top of us leading to a nice day. south winds working in warm air. up to 81 in leesburg. 82 in sanford. then we are at 77. a couple of weak fronts with not a lot of moisture. they will change our temperatures by a few degrees. notice we are up to 81 on wednesday. 77 on thursday. friday, a front. then we are back down to 71 on saturday. the weekend upcoming looking good. never too early, right, to make plans for the weekend. let's head over to amy in the napleton traffic center with a traffic alert all morning long. >> it has been all morning long. we had police confirm the southbound lanes are still
this is around a fatal accident. you can see a little bit of delay beginning to form. southbound lanes at ivenlths 95 remain all blocked off. over by the pineca causeway, which is state road 404. what they are doing is detouring you to 404. possible alternates, take wickham. a couple of extra minutes of travel as we get further towards rush hour. let's take a look at i-4. you can see the roadway itself still moving along nicely at this point of the morning. >> next up, a check of the big story on tuesday. >> chug the search for a thief in volusia county. his target, a 12-year-old girl scout. his alleged crime has parents furious. ?
>> as supervoting tuesday gets under way, there is a lot on the line. 13 states holding primaries or caucuses and with hundreds of delegates up for grabs. hillary clinton are hoping big wins could propel them into the respective nomination. the focus of the campaign is shifting to florida. clinton, trump and marco rubio all have events planned here in the sunshine state. we'll have results all night long long. >> that's just one of the big stories on this tuesday as johnny is live in deltona with the search for a bold thief. johnny? >> that thief is accused of stealing money from a girl scout. now, deputies say the 12-year-old was selling cookies when the man came up there and grabbed the cash and then took off. what is worse, deputies say he was with a woman and a child just seconds before carrying out the crime.
if you have information, you are urged to contact deputies. >> we are hours away there what mayor buddy dyer calls an announcement about a planned campus downtown. the school has been securing the millions in funding needed to get the campus off the ground. today's announcement is set for 10:30 this morning. >> a cool start, a nice warm up through the day. we are in the 40's and 50's. grab a jacket this morning. as early as lunch, up to 81 for the afternoon high with lots of sunshine and no rain really all week. >> we can show you cars being detoured off i-95 southbound. all southbound lanes at state road 404, you might want to try taking wickham or u.s. 1. >> thank you at home for starting your tuesday with us here on news 6. >> in case you missed it, here's
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