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shows marco rubio inching closer to donald trump. it comes as rubio rallies in central florida. first, though, more than 20 bullet h oles in one house. tonight deputies are searching for the guys who opened fire. so far, no arrests in the shooting. this is news 6 at 6:00. i'm matt austin. >> ginger: i'm ginger gadsden. lisa bell is off tonight. now, the family is concerned becaus they say the two men know someone who lives in that house. that home is located along moss park ridge drive. it's in the lake nona area of south orange county. news 6 reporter troy campbell went to the neighborhood today. what have you been able to find out? >> reporter: well, for starters, the road behind me is the only way in and out of the entire neighborhood. neighbors tell us that since the shooting, the homeowners association is looking into the possibility of adding surveillance cameras to the entrance. >> you just have a lot of young families here, raising their kids. >> neighbors in the moss park ridge subdivision says crime in the area is rare. several saying they remain on
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22 times saturday night. the community is now looking at options to make the area more safe. >> we're even talking about what we could do to be proactive, whether it's security cameras to continue to keep the safe environment here. the family who lives inside the home admits to news 6 their son got into a fistfight with one of the suspects earlier in the night. as revenge, the two showed up at the house. the two men were aggressive, demanding they speak with his brother. soon after that, one of the men reached for a gun. with a 6-month-old baby inside, he slammed the door. falling to the ground. luckily, no one was harmed. >> we gave them everything. we're waiting for them to respond to us and let us know they caught the kids. it's sad. it's really bad. >> reporter: again, witnesses say it appears the suspects were not familiar with the neighborhood, driving around several minutes after the shooting, only to realize the only way out is the same way
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behind me. again the sheriff's office says they continue to investigate and no arrests have been made. live in orange county, troy campbell, news 6. >> ginger: thank you. >> matt: breaking tonight, orange county deputies need your help finding the person driving this white ford truck. they say this video shows the driver firing at them while they were responding to a call at mr. gyro's restaurant on west colonial drive. it happened just before midnight on saturday. no one was hurt. if you know anything about the shooting, call the crime line at the number on the screen. 1-800-423-tips. >> ginger: central florida is center stage again in election 2016, just days after the g.o.p. frontrunner donald trump made a stop here. marco rubio is now visiting. rubio just spoke in tampa and is now on his way to sanford. that's where we sent news 6 reporter sachelle saunders. doors don't open for another 40 minutes or so. so what's happening out there right now? >> reporter: well, the line is
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at least 50 people standing in line. a few of them have been here for about two hours. one high schooler told us she came early because she's short and she wanted to be in the front so she could see. but all jokes aside, things are really serious tonight in the rubio campaign. he has just a few days to sway voters, largely out of trump's grasp. rubio is polling very well in florida, his home state. the latest monmouth poll puts him a few points behind trump overall and he's on top in the southern part of the state, 41% compared to trump's 30. that isn't the case in the north or here in central florida. many people attribute rubio's lacking behind to folks not taking trump seriously in the beginning. one voter admitted she didn't expect it to go this far. >> i really didn't get involved in the election until maybe two weeks ago when i realized that, pulling for trump. when i watch him in the debates,
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has a platform that he can stick to or an experience really to share. so i don't feel like he's the best choice for america. i felt like, you know, it's time to get started. >> reporter: now it is crucial for rubio to come out on top here at home. winner takes all 99 delegates. that would slow down trump's lead. if you're still on the fence tonight and want to hear what rubio has to say, this opens up here -- the doors open up at the millionaire hangar at 7:00. the doors open at 8:00. you have to go online to get the tickets. >> ginger: thank you. i'll be traveling to miami this week for the debates on wednesday and thursday night. i'll bring you full coverage of
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afternoon and evening news here on news 6. >> matt: there's a divide growing between governor rick scott and other republicans in florida. the florida legislature is handing governor scott a string of defeats. they stopped a major gambling deal he negotiated with the seminole tribe of florida. there's growing talk if scott vetoes part of this had year's budget lawmakers will override him. governor rick scott has stopped raising money for the g.o.p. party and more recently his possible endorsement of presidential candidate donald trump. many florida republicans do not want him to support trump. governor rick scott has not publically endorsed anyone just yet. >> ginger: two mysterious death investigations in marion county. first, a hunter finds human bones.
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office says the hunter discovered the bones near the wooded area on the north edge of silver spring shores. detectives came out and collected evidence yesterday. it's not known how long the bones were there or the cause of death. this discovery comes just days after deputies got a tip about a body buried in the ocala national forest near forest road 50. the medical examiner's office completed an autopsy on the body but the identity of the person has not been released. also, they do not know how the person died. >> matt: emergency landings, maintenance issues, delayed flights, lee allegiant air continues to have a number of problems. julie broughton is here with more. >> julie: they look at issues
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>> julie: there were two reported, quote, "catastrophic engine failure incidents during that time, four incidents of smoke in the cabin and three instances of smoke inhalation problems. and news 6 told you about another emergency landing involving allegiant air. it was heading to indianapolis when it started experiencing problems. the plane turned around just west of savannah and landed at jacksonville's international airport. allegiant is not required to report problems. officials have been investigating maintenance issues with the airline since 2014. >> matt: thank you, julie. a mom and dad are arrested, accused of stealing with their kid.
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bradley and london taylor yesterday. the couple tried to steal $150 worth of stuff from a palm bay wal-mart. employees stopped them. that's when they got into a physical fight with security. during the scuffle, other workers took their child a safe distance away. the parents took off but eventually were arrested. it's not known what happened to the child. >> ginger: a quick reminder, daylight-saving time kicks off on march 13th. it's time to spring the clocks one hour forward this upcoming weekend. it's a good time to check your smoke alarm batteries. you're urged to switch out the batteries in your smoke alarms after you set your clocks. two out of three home fire deaths is because there was not a working smoke alarm in the home. firefighters recommend you put an alarm in every bedroom and every floor of your home. changing the way you get around downtown. >> matt: coming up, a reminder on big drive changes that could
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and speaking of traffic, we're taking you behind-the-scenes. how transportation workers choose when to change traffic lights from red to green. this absolutely makes me angry when i'm driving down the road. they're never timed out right. >> ginger: they're never synced. >> tom: the visible satellite is picking up a touch of cloud cover but no rain. how the changes will start to kick in. when we're in the 80's and when the rain will come back. >> reporter: and i'm meteorologist candace campos. we're going to continue to pinpoint some mild temperatures as we head, though, into your tuesday. only warming up to about 74 degrees for port orange and staying mostly dry at least
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>> that is keeping you safe. that's why extra caution is taken in areas like school zones. another issue is saving signals remotely saving you time and money. the next time you see a traffic light problem, call 311 to
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will answer that call. >> matt: i didn't get as mad as i thought i would. we warned you on friday. the changes are here. part of garland avenue in downtown orlando is now closed to drivers and it's staying that way for the next 14 months. during that time, garland will be closed between colonial and marks street. road barricades are in place as crews start on the creation of the new i-4 eastbound entrance ramp. your way around the construction area will be through orange avenue southbound or magnolia. city spokesperson says drivers should give themselves an extra new commute. to take a closer look at all website. just head to clickorlando.com/the big drive, powered by news 6. >> ginger: the republican presidential candidates are focused on the i-4 corridor. >> julie: coming up tonight at 7:00, as marco rubio supporters
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new questions are being raised over video from donald trump's weekend rally at ucf. >> come on, get them out fast. we want speed. oh, there he is, the little wise guy. the little wise guy. >> this video shows protesters removed, man handled and assaulted at donald trump's big event. we're pressing ucf for answers about how this happened. plus -- >> are we seeing a mass exodus? there's a lot of people leaving. >> julie: leaving for places like georgia where tax breaks are luring producers of movies and tv shows. critics say it may not make sense in the sunshine state. >> matt: thank you, julie. now we're looking live outside at our city cam over the city beautiful. the weather has been excellent here and out to the coast for daytona beach.
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record-setting. it just turned nighttime. there's bike week right there. the weather has been perfect. you can almost smell the exhaust out there. >> ginger: bikers are writing tom sorrells in for their presidential candidate now. >> matt: at least getting a few love notes. >> tom: i don't want to go george washington on you, but i will not serve, no, sir. >> tom: they told me getting over the bridge after 2:00 was just crazy. take a look at radar right now. you can see what's happening on radar. we've gotten rid of any rain chance for a while now. if you back out to the nation's interior from little rock,
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watches in effect. it's big rain out there, big storms coming, but nothing for us. at least not yet. we're days away from any problems developing in central florida. how did we do today? we maxed-out at 77 degrees. that's right on the money for normal. this morning, we were down to 51. the normal is 55. we're just below normal, nowhere near any of the records today. here are the daytime highs today. maxed-out at 84 in ocala. 84 in marion county. that's hot. 79 in the villages. right now, we're holding at 69 degrees at news time in daytona beach and melbourne, winds from the east at 14, keeping everyone right along the coast a little bit cooler than some of the interior temperatures. we've had 68 from palm coast and 69 at the cape and cocoa beach. 70 in melbourne. 71 in orlando. sanford, you're at 70. look at these 73's to 75 over here in the warm sector of the viewing area right now to the
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satellite and radar together here, we have been able to create just a little bit of cloud cover off the east coast. it's so thin you're not picking it up on the infrared satellite. here's the water vapor loop. see the dark areas and the orange? that's the dry air aloft. the white stuff is the moisture trying to make a comeback. as the workweek wears on, by wednesday, thursday, friday, it'll feel sticky outside. the humidity will be back. today was perfect. primo. i think tomorrow we'll do it again. you can see the way the clouds are coming in off the coast. not really enough to produce any rain. but enough to load up on humidity. it will become a little more humid as the days wear on. no rain again until saturday. for tonight, overnight lows are mild enough. remember the normal is 55. 56 in leesburg and 55 in sanford and 56 in daytona beach. i'm also going to call it 56
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here's tomorrow. by noon tomorrow, 75. the daytime high goes to 79 degrees tomorrow and then bike week continues. on the weekend, 84 degrees on friday and saturday, 82 with the arrival of the rain. >> matt: i was intently paying attention to weather and then this guy comes in. >> ping: behind-the-scenes, tom is doing his thing and i walk in and we have to discuss what we're going to talk about. i am the ultimate jinx. that's all i'm going to say about that. >> ginger: surprise.
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>> ginger: it's sad because he's
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>> matt: he went out well. >> ping: news travels fast with smartphones and with your computers. 18 years in the nfl, it was enough for broncos quarterback, peyton manning. some of you remember when he played against the gators in the 90's when he was with tennessee. most remember no. 18, sundays after sundays. monday was all about him. >> when i look back on my nfl career, i know without a doubt i gave everything i have to help my teams walk away with a win. there are other players more talented but no one who could outprepare me. because of that, i have no regrets. there's a scripture reading, 2nd timothy 4:7, i have fought the good fight and finished the race. i have kept the faith. well, i fought a good fight. i finished my football race. and after 18 years, it's time.
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and god bless football. >> ping: he'll be missed. here's my guarantee with him. he's in the hall of fame in five years. just joking. going out on a limb there. i've been to a ton of games, spanning three decades. i can't remember all of them off the top of my head. the first game of the mls season for the orlando city is an outcome no one saw coming. they got a 2 -2 tie against real salt lake. the previous goal, 30 seconds prior. in the soccer world this is amazing. two goals in the final minute to tie the game. seriously, it was crazy. i have to say this, many of you have written or said to me through time, i'm the ultimate jinx. i get it.
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two minutes and 45 seconds ago in the game, i saw orlando mayor buddy dyer. remember, it's 2-0. the mayor is leaving. i thought, let me get his thoughts on the game. tough day today. you can't win them all, mayor. >> it's a great opener, though. 60,000, over 60,000 fans. doesn't look like we're going to get the result that we want, but it's a good opener in terms of excitement for the team. there's a lot of games left. >> ping: oh, the jinx, tommy. how does this happen? 2-2. next game is friday night, oh, by the way, here in orlando. do you have anything to say about this? no. okay. there's a lot of hate in there. there's a lot of hate. just walk away.
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>> tom: quick look at the forecast. 79 degrees was the daytime high tomorrow and we're in the 80's the rest of the forecast period. i'll be back at 7:00 with an update on rain chances. >> the cbs evening news with scott pelley starts right now. >> remember, you can always get the latest headlin >> pelley: breaking news, michael bloomberg says he will not run for president. while elsewhere in the campaign, there's cursing -- >> they're ripping the [bleeped] out of me. >> pelley: and swearing. >> i swear i'm going to vote for donald trump next week. i swear. >> pelley: and scolding, too. >> you know... >> excuse me. i'm talking. >> pelley: also tonight, a laptop bomb blows up at somali airport. how terrorists are changing their tactics. a jury awards erin andrews $55 million in her stalker lawsuit.

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