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person had to hitchhike home to davenport. justin warmoth has more on who was arrested and what know about this 13-year-old student in it polk county. deputies just wrapped up a news conference. what can they tell you? >> reporter: both the boy's parents and the polk county sheriff grady judd are appalled. this could have had a much different ending. the first time happened back on march 2nd. you can see the attendant walking in the aisle there in the bottom left of the screen, apparently not noticing the 13-year-old was sleeping in one of the seats. they both then leave the bus, locking it on their way out. then about 15 minutes later, deputies say the boy wakes up, realizes he's on the bus by himself, opens the emergency window and climbs out. deputies say he then hitchhiked his way back home, 30 miles from
however, when he got home to davenport, he didn't tell his parents or anyone what happened. then on tuesday of this week, he was left on the bus again. both the bus attendant and driver did not check the seats. this time, though, he walked out through the front door. and once again, he hitchhiked his way back to his home in davenport. sheriff grady judd had strong words this afternoon about both 51-year-old gail brown and 57-year-old gwendolyn simmons. >> it's like what were you thinking? we know what they were thinking, nothing. between the two of them, they didn't have one thought in their head. about looking out for the well-being of the children on that bus. >> reporter: both women are charged with child neglect and have lost their jobs with the county. right now, they're at the polk county jail on a $2,000 bond. i'm still going through the press conference with sheriff judd. i'll have more for you tonight at 6:00.
>> lisa: developing at 4:00, police arrest a man accused of taking upskirt videos of girls at the baldwin park publix. >> julie: investigators say this doesn't just happen once, but this happened twice. >> sachelle: orlando police tell us it was a tip and this is the surveillance video that led to an arrest. that man carrying the basket is scott wesley irwin, now in jail charged with video voyeurism. we're told the incidents happened last month at the baldwin park publix on meeting place. you can take a closer look here at the surveillance video. irwin, the man who is in the red shirt, placed his cell phone inside a hand basket, walked down the aisles and recorded video under the skirt or shorts of young girls between the ages of 5 to 13. a customer reported the incident police. irwin was arrested and facing felony charges. this is not the first incident at a publix we're hearing today.
flashing at a store in longwood. we'll have the details coming up at 4:30. >> julie: thank you. brevard county firefighters are right now monitoring a palm bay neighborhood. just a few hours ago, there was another flare-up from a fire that started around this time yesterday. we were there this morning as spots. the fire was burning around san felipo and cogan drive. yesterday, 45 acres burned and several homes were damaged in just a few hours. the fire is now fully contained. meteorologist candace campos in for tom tonight. the dry air and winds are sure not helping things. >> reporter: absolutely. we're seeing the winds pumping in the heat across most of central florida increasing the concern of the fires spreading. you can see the winds are continuing between 13 and 18 in sanford. in brevard, you can see between 14 and up to 20 miles per hour.
gusts clocking to 30 miles per hour. the winds will continue throughout the night and even into tomorrow. also factoring in is the heat out there. look at the highs out there today. 82 in orlando and 83 in kissimmee. along the coast, upper 70's to low 80's because of the on shore breeze and the low humidity factors in the firefighting. 52% in sanford. 67% in cape canaveral and 45% in kissimmee. so again we have a ridge of high pressure in control, continuing to keep the winds moving in from the south-southeast. you can see choppy seas and a chance for rip currents as well. days. how long the warm stretch will minutes. >> lisa: thank you, candace. breaking news and new concerns about the zika virus in central florida. >> julie: health officials released information about two more cases in central florida.
in miami-dade and broward county, bringing the total to 58 in florida. of those confirmed cases, health officials say four of them are still exhibiting symptoms. keep in mind, the two new local cases today come after the first sexually transmitted zika case county. state health officials say the person contracted it from someone who recently traveled outside the country. for signs and symptoms of the zika virus and a nationwide look at the state's impacted, head to clickorlando.com, powered by news 6. >> julie: in just hours, the fight for florida voters focuses on the republican presidential candidates. their debate tonight in miami comes on the same day suffolk university released this poll showing donald trump leading in the sunshine state with 36% support. senator marco rubio next, with 27%, followed by ted cruz and john kasich. on the democratic side, vermont
to win the vote here in central florida. in the last 30 minutes, he kissimmee. >> the only way we transform this country is when we do it together. when millions of americans stand up, getting involved in the political process, and demand a government which represents all of us, not just the wealthy campaign contributors. >> julie: sanders spoke in front of hundreds of supporters at osceola heritage park outside of kissimmee. news 6 investigator mike holfeld is there gathering updates. we'll check in with him live at 4:30 and we're going to check in with anchor ginger gadsden live in miami where the final four stage. if you ever wondered how much effort it took to make the stage come to life. look at the time lapse video. it shows the major work and
ginger is there gathering the details and she'll have live coverage starting at 5:00 tonight on news 6 and on clickorlando.com. >> sachelle: deputies showed up at a flagler county high school today to make sure everyone was okay after a gun put the school on lockdown. there were reports of a student in a school bathroom. campus security was elevated to orange which prohibits anyone from entering or leaving school grounds. students were not allowed to leave at dismissal. parents had to wait to pick them up. >> lisa: just in to the newsroom, florida fish and wildlife is now proposing to seminole county's proposed ban on the bear hunt. it comes four months after the hunt.
and will welcome input from local leaders. the hunt did not reduce the officials. out of the more than 300 bears killed during last year's hunt, only four were in seminole county. f.w.c. says state law overrides ineffective. just in, a health alert. you'll want to check your freezer on this one. >> sachelle: nearly 3 million boxes of frozen pizzas and dinners are being recalled after customers found pieces of glass in their food. >> julie: nestle says the glass may have come from the spinach used in the product. the food maker says no injuries have been reported. >> lisa: ahead at 4:00, a local county considers new trash fines but not for homeowners.
>> sachelle: an orange county community is coming together, trying to get results for a local teacher. >> lisa: yeah, a teacher whose home was recently destroyed by a fire. >> julie: today we've learned they've gotten results. >> matt: they've raised $5400 for the teacher and it's not stopping there. this is all that's left after a nasty fire torched their home. the accidental fire started on the back porch and the roof is gone and her daughter's car is a
the teacher lost just about everything but her high school students are helping her in this time of need. they started an online fundraiser asking the warrior family to help one of their favorite teachers. we've seen a number of donations rise every hour. while they've met the $5,000 goal, the organizer of the fundraiser says they're going to keep it and try to help the teacher as much as they possibly can. we already know we don't pay teachers enough. when something like this happens, it's nice for folks to step up. the students organized it, which is aggressive. >> lisa: thank you, matt. you can share the link on facebook with your friends now on facebook.com/news 6. >> julie: tonight the white house is hosting quite the dinner party for canada's new prime minister and the menu, absolutely mouth-watering.
they're serving up a canadian favorite, french fries smothered in gravy and cheese kurds. >> lisa: i've never heard that. you had me at french fries and gravy. that sounds good. if you've ever been to chick-fil-a, you've probably noticed the long drive through lines. >> sachelle: some of the lines can get so bad they cause traffic to back up. chick-fil-a is looking into how to ease the problem for customers. orlando business journal reports the chain opened its third research facility in january. they'll make two changes to its drive-thrus. first they'll have employees walking the lines, taking orders directly from cars and second, servers will walk the orders to ready. the chain is currently testing
>> lisa: maybe you just need more than one line. >> sachelle: they do that when the store first opens. they have to continue. >> julie: i've seen people out there with ipads i've seen before. de bary's mayor is getting ready for a long and challenging journey. >> sachelle: he's building a raft to see how difficult it is for cubans to get into our country. >> lisa: he'll fly to cuba and use the raft he made to get back home to florida. he's been planning this trip since he rode from tallahassee to key west on a bicycle. he says even after strong warnings from the coast guard to reconsider his trip to cuba, he's sticking with the plan. >> there's no law that prevents an american from coming home on a boat. it's a smaller sailboat for lack of a better definition. >> lisa: mayor johnson hopes to make the trip in mid-april. coming up at 5:30, how the mayor is preparing in central florida for his trip back home from cuba.
he's trying to draw attention to a cause he believes in. but that is pretty risky. >> sachelle: especially with the choppy waters. >> we topped off at 86 degrees today. it's going to get even warmer, though. >> lisa: then we'll all be complaining. >> reporter: as we take a live look outside, where else would we go but daytona beach, so pretty. if you're heading to the beach today, tomorrow or the weekend, we have a high risk of rip currents. that's dangerous for the spring breakers out there. right now, across central florida, 85 in orlando. beautiful afternoon. winds moving in from the southeast at 13 miles per hour. at least it makes it feel a little nicer. it's not stagnate air out there. 84 degrees in ocala. melbourne is coming in at 78 with winds up to 21. that is sustained winds out there. as we look at the weather story for tonight, partly cloudy and mild. very beautiful nice evening for your friday and saturday. it will be windy and warm. more of the same weather,
as we head into sunday, a bit more in the way of cloud cover. a better chance of rain is bringing that up to a 50/50 chance on sunday. as we look at our current conditions right now, 86 out there for you in the villages. i don't in sanford. 73 in new smyrna beach and 77 in cocoa beach. looking at the winds, it's a big factor when it comes to the firefighting going on in palm bay. out there in brevard, between 20 and 21 miles per hour. here's what's going on in the atmosphere. we've got our fair ridge of high pressure blocking most of this rain from moving into the southeast, really warming us up. what can we expect throughout today, tomorrow and into your above-average temperatures, limited rain and limited cloud cover which is why the temperatures will rise and, again, because it's such a nice day, if you're planning to head out on a boat or the beach, be
high risk of rip current. hour-by-hour forecast, a few light showers possibly along the on shore flow along the coastline. that's about it. sunny skies for your friday and into your saturday. big chance of rain up to 50% for sunday. let's look at the wake-up temperatures for tomorrow. low 60's. upper 50's in ocala and 67 in cocoa beach. for this evening, the out of town forecast, 78 degrees by 6 p.m. and 75 for 7:00 hour-by-hour forecast for tomorrow, 87 degrees, plenty of sunshine, windy with winds moving in from the southeast at 5 to 10:00. let's plan out the forecast for the next seven days. don't forget daylight-saving time saturday night and temperatures don't cool down after the rain rolls in, 84 degrees at least until the first half of next week.
couple of days. >> lisa: thank you, candace. >> don't forget, you can get breaking weather alerts and live radar anytime on our free news 6 pinpoint weather app. just search wkmg in your app store. >> sachelle: on the consumer watch at 4:00, before you crack open that bottle of corona, it's recalling some 12-ounce bottles because there could be small pieces of glass in the beer. the company says it's only a very small number of bottles that are affected. so far, no reports of any injuries. >> lisa: that's the second thing we've had recalled tonight because of glass. >> sachelle: that's a common friday night for a lot of people. >> lisa: new fines for trash pickup and it's not the homeowners footing the bill. >> julie: and where this glacier and the last time this happened.
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>> remember, news 6 is always on clickorlando.com, your smartphone and your tablet. take us with you. >> lisa: tourists were treated to a spectacular national phenomenon today when a portion of a glacier collapsed. huge chunks of ice crashed in the lake below as people cheered. the last time it happened was in 2012. it covers 97 square miles and the walls tower 330 feet above sea level. trash haulers in orange county could soon face thousands of dollars in fine if they miss a pickup. >> julie: it's a new twist to the trash debacle we've been following since the beginning of
>> sachelle: it's when orange county rolled out the new trash collection system and racked up hundreds of complaints. the haulers could now face fines to complete routes. operators fielded roughly 4500 calls in january for missed pickups and about 2500 in february. county officials originally blamed a learning curve for missed routes but now say the number of missed routes is unacceptable. >> julie: new health findings about diets high in carbs. it may increase your risk for lung cancer, even if you've never smoked. the study from texas university uncovered that non-smokers who had a diet with a high glycemic diagnosis. it doesn't apply to all carbs, only those with little fiber. it means thick white breads or white rice especially if they're eaten on their own. >> sachelle: it's all bad news for me.
ahead at 4:30, isis secrets exposed by a former member of the terror group. why he did it, in minutes. >> reporter: this afternoon, the search continues near this elementary school for a man who police say tried to lure a 9-year-old boy to his home. coming up after the break, who investigators are searching for and why one parent says she's not surprised about the encounter. >> sachelle: but first a shopping scare for a mom and her daughter ends with a man arrested by police. what happens next. getting results on news 6 at 4:00.
>> sachelle: a teen targeted
while grocery shopping with her mom. details about an arrest, coming up. >> julie: and isis exposed, what a man is doing to help fight in the terror. >> lisa: also ahead, we'll introduce you to the 2016 class of prison pickups. >> sachelle: but first a college student accused of flashing a teenage girl in the middle of a
faced a judge for the first time this afternoon. cook was granted a $500 bond on the condition he doesn't go back to the publix, stays away from minors and won't go near any schools. the judge saying this appears to be a random incident. shoppers say they're shocked to hear this happened in their local grocery store. >> publix is a family place. i didn't expect anything like that to happen. >> that's crazy. i come here on my lunch break. i would think in this happen. >> lisa: we're following brevard county. sky 6 is heading to the scene in merritt island. troopers tell us two children were hit by a car and say both children are being airlifted to the hospital right now. this is happening along courtney parkway and grove boulevard. as soon as we learn more about know. >> julie: vermont senator bernie sanders just wrapped up his rally in kissimmee. he's hoping to reel in florida
week. news 6 investigator mike holfeld was there for the rally and what was it like out there today? >> reporter: oh, plenty of enthusiasm. i just interviewed senator podium. we spoke about 10 minutes. confident. let me set the stage for you. sanders told an enthusiastic but warm crowd of an estimated 4500 his campaign is different, truth." he cited climate change, what he calls the wall street rip-off. despite all the heat, the enthusiasm was there as bernie sanders pled his case for the white house. >> i'm an old-fashioned guy. democracy to me is one person, one vote, not billionaires buying elections.
between secretary clinton and myself is i do not have a super pac. i do not want a super pac. >> reporter: yeah, i said he gets around $27 each from his supporters. he told me in our interview he's convinced he can beat trump in a general election and he thinks he will be the presidential candidate for the democratic party. we talked about immigration, his chances to win and something to win in florida. and why run for president now after all these years? that's coming up at 5:30. hope to see you then. back to you. >> julie: right now the beaches are getting more crowded with spring breakers out there. >> lisa: they're getting perfect weather as well. let's take a live look at daytona beach. the sun is out but there are some rip current concerns. the beach is not too packed right now. meteorologist candace campos is in for tom tonight, pinpointing the forecast tonight. it's looking pretty nice out
>> reporter: this is a day i wish i were pinpointing on the beach. we topped out at 86 degrees so far in orlando. up to 84 in sanford. 86 in the villages. same in ocala. it's just a warm day, some of the warmest temperatures we've seen so far in 2016. 79 in new smyrna beach. 80 in daytona beach. if you are heading out to the beaches, whether this weekend or tomorrow, make sure to swim near a lifeguard. we have high risk rip currents. we have choppy seas and the reasons are the strong winds continuing throughout the weekend. we're not the only ones feeling the heat. check out the rest of the southeast. they're in the low 80's in tallahassee. 84 in savannah. charlotte for tomorrow also in the low 80's. we're still in the middle of march. as we look here at the almanac, today in orlando we topped out at 86 degrees, about 9 degrees above the average. thankfully, though, nowhere near the record of 93 set back in 1925. so, again, the rip current risk, the choppy seas, all of that is
moving in from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 miles per hour. but how long will the heat last and when's our best chance for rain coming? i'll have details in a few minutes. >> lisa: thank you, candace. we're seeing a composite sketch of a man who tried to abduct a 9-year-old boy. the child says he's white between 5-2 and 5-8 with a heavy build, medium length black hair and long black goatee. this all happened just south of edgewater public school. police say the man approached the boy and asked if he wanted to go home with him. news 6 reporter mark lehman tells us what police are doing now to protect students. >> reporter: edgewater police definitely made their presence known as students were arriving for class earlier today. while the search continues for the man who approached the boy near this school, parents are voicing their concerns.
after a man asked a 9-year-old boy if he wanted to come to his house. >> i had no clue. >> reporter: she learned about the attempted abduction while dropping off her daughter today. the news, alarming, but not particularly surprising. >> for someone to approach your child, there's a lot of that here. >> reporter: in fact, she's noted strange activity in this neighborhood before >> i have reported on several occasions of strange guys walking up and down the school. >> reporter: police are looking specifically for one guy, described as heavy-set with medium length black hair and long goatee. he was dressed in all black and wearing sunglasses. school officials are using the incident as a warning to parents. >> please take the opportunity to continue the conversation about strangers and how to handle a situation should your student be approached. >> reporter: heeding caution herself, she says she'll be watching. >> eventually he will get caught and i will keep my eyes open. i will keep my eyes open.
edgewater police are continuing extra patrols around both elementary schools within city limits. they're asking anyone who saw what happened yesterday to call crimestoppers at 1-800-423-tips. >> sachelle: here's one more look at the suspect. if you know who he is, please call the police. >> lisa: tonight what's being called a war chest of top secret terrorist data, tens of thousands of alleged isis documents now in the hands of intelligence officials. a former member of the terror group reportedly leaked 22,000 pages of secrets to british media, including application forms containing the names, addresses, even phone numbers of aspiring jihadies and the people who recruited them. inside of them it asks recruits 23 questions, including whether they want to be a fighter, commando or martyr.
countries, including the u.s. supplied. >> this is the wikileaks of the islamic state. it's devastatingly disastrous for them. >> lisa: a newspaper in germany confirms it received isis files but a smaller amount. if the data is found to be authentic, it's one of the biggest counter intelligence wins in the war against isis. volusia county rescue dogs and inmates are learning from each other. >> julie: the dogs are helping inmates learn new dog skills -- new job skills and the dogs are learning skills in training. >> reporter: it's been an emotional day for everyone for the inmates training the dogs for weeks and handing them over to their new owners who are taking them home >> i was hurting and i was
dogs can do that. >> reporter: today she gets jackie, thanks to the prison program. >> it was love at first sight. >> we take in 12 dogs every eight weeks and four of the dogs go to veterans and the other dogs we adopt out to the public. >> he's very finicky. >> reporter: inmate jeffrey hamm is one of the trainers. >> you get close to them yourself. you're into a shell and you dwell on yourself and the dog takes you out of that. it's not about me anymore. >> reporter: which is why the inmate is proud to be part of the 6-year-old program. >> give back to what you've taken from society. i've made a bunch of mistakes. that's why i'm here. the dogs give you the ability to give back. >> the inmates call today's graduation bittersweet. >> this is one of the hardest
them go. >> lisa: we love that. it's such a great program. you hear such similar stories when we see a graduation like that. >> sachelle: i was just thinking what he said. it has to be hard to give them up after you've trained them. >> julie: you bond with them and animals are so healing. >> lisa: absolutely. if you'd like to learn more about the program and how to adopt, log on to clickorlando.com. tired of airline fees? so are lawmakers. ahead at 4:30, how they're getting results to cut down on some of the costs. >> sachelle: and a mission to mars closer than we thought. what nasa revealed on capitol hill today. >> julie: meet the local woman getting results one shirt at a time to help a troubling crime trend in florida. getting results in ocoee, altamonte springs and all of central florida on news 6 at 4:00 and the news 6 app.
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some 21 million people worldwide are forced into labor or the sex trade. >> julie: and florida is fourth in the nation. >> sachelle: news 6 reporter eryka washington shows how one local woman is providing jobs and support for some of the victims with a kids' clothing line. >> should i show you what i'm doing with this? >> lisa: it's a cold and blustery day at lake eola park but carolyn bailey won't let the weather distract her from her message. >> this is a way to make a change. >> lisa: she is displaying the annual human trafficking awareness event is a preview of things to come. for bailey, clothing has been a lifelong passion. >> i started as a child learning about clothing construction. >> lisa: and she's been a successful online seller since 2008. she'll tell you presentation is
but what you don't see is perhaps more significant. >> we're a boutique brand with a social cause. >> lisa: all her dresses are made ethically in central florida. it's a standard she hopes to duplicate across the globe. >> this is something that's going to be helping women. >> lisa: she's developed a line of clothing. people. >> lisa: they'll be made in kenya by former victims of human trafficking and domestic abuse. >> this is a feel-good project where people can buy an article of clothing and know they're helping somebody instead of possibly inflating somebody to make it. >> lisa: she started the production started. but her mission doesn't end there. she hopes the kenyan example will be a blueprint for similar jobs here in the u.s. >> this is really a program where we could actually do a lot of good for a lot of people. if we first start helping the
help the american women as well. >> it's like a soul. each article of clothing is a soul. >> lisa: back at lake eola, this reinforces a powerful message about the clothes on our backs. >> no one should be undervalued like that. there are a lot of people affected by human trafficking in this world. if one company can do something to make a change, that's just a wonderful thing. >> lisa: if you'd like more information on how to help, we've included a link to the crowdfunding site on our web page at clickorlando.com. >> julie: nasa top officials testified before lawmakers today about the money it needs for future missions. nasa says the agency has future goals. >> nasa is closer to sending american astronauts to mars than
this budget will keep us moving forward. this is essential to this journey. this budget supports the agency's baseline commitment for a test flight. >> julie: last year congress provided nasa with $19.3 billion to maintain the space program for this year. >> lisa: it's about to become a lot safer for bikers to get around parts of orlando. a major road renovation is going to include a new bike lane. a $7 million expansion of bumby avenue will include a 10-foot-wide bike lane separate and adjacent to the road. it will extend from colonial to corrine drive. it's set to reopen early next year. it was a great day to get out on the bike today. >> julie: so many spring breakers here. >> lisa: candace is filling in
tough gig today filling in during this beautiful weather. >> reporter: i know, today is the nicest day of the year so far. we're going to get more of the 80's the next couple of days. as we take a live look outside over orlando, we're at 85 degrees. we top off at the airport at 86. year. southeast at 13 miles per hour. check out the humidity. it's very dry. comfortable. it doesn't feel like summertime just yet thanks to the humidity. that should be up to 80, 90% in a few months. corner. as we look at what temperatures are right now, 82 in sanford. 85 in orlando. kissimmee. good evening to you in cape canaveral at 78. 84 in the villages. same in ocala. the wind speeds is the big concern if you're heading to the beach. any spring breakers watching, make sure to swim by a lifeguard.
the south-southeast at 12 to 18 miles per hour. look at cape canaveral and melbourne, up to 20 miles per hour. that is sustained winds with wind gusts up to 30. let's pinpoint the forecast hour by hour here on the clouds and rain forecast. you can see a mix of sun and clouds throughout tonight and into tomorrow. mostly like what we saw today, a bit more cloud cover for friday night into saturday morning, but still staying mainly dry. only a slight chance of rain possible along the coastline saturday morning. we'll see more of a widespread chance for rain heading into sunday. if you have any outdoor plans this weekend, if you can plan it around the rain, it looks like saturday will be better than your sunday. where you live by tomorrow morning, as you wake up, head to work and school, 59 degrees in de land. 60 in new smyrna beach. orlando, 62 overnight low. 61 in sanford. ocala, 58. 59 in bushnell. and 61 in leesburg. brevard county, 67 in cocoa beach. looking at the hour-by-hour
partly cloudy and mild. tomorrow. by 4 p.m., that is 87 degrees. 1 degree warmer than today. it's going to be warm and it's going to be windy. so let's look at your planning out forecast for the next seven days. a little cooler heading into the weekend. don't forget to move that clock ahead one hour as you go to bed saturday night into sunday as we spring forward and then spring officially begins march 20th, just a few days away. so close, yet so far. >> lisa: thank you, candace. >> if you're on the road and can't check your news 6 weather app, you can now get updates through one of our three radio partners all day long. chief meteorologist tom sorrells and meteorologist troy bridges are pinpointing your weather on 105.9 sunny fm, 101.9 amp radio, and mix 105.1. >> julie: time to check out how the afternoon drive is going for you. let's take a live look right now on i-4 at colonial. traffic is really filling in in both directions there. cars on the right side of the
into the downtown area. traffic is slow in both directions. expect it to be kind of a slow afternoon drive. plan to give yourself extra time. eastbound lanes through the area do look a little bit better. here's a look at the drive times for you now. >> lisa: we continue to follow breaking news right now in brevard county. sky 6 is flying over a crash in merritt island. troopers tell us two children were hit by a car there and say both have been airlifted to the hospital. as sky 6 zooms into the scene, it looks like it might be a bicycle under a pickup truck there. this is happening on courtney parkway and grove boulevard. right now, again, two children airlifted to the hospital.
information about what's involved in this, we'll let you know. keep it right here. well a crackdown on, quote, "ridiculous airline fees." what lawmakers are doing to curb the costs. >> sachelle: and a man accused of taking upskirt videos of little girls skirts' at a local publix. >> julie: and a new furry friend on the force. what orange county deputies named him and why. getting results in maitland and
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>> remember, news 6 is always on clickorlando.com, your smartphone and your tablet. take us with you. >> julie: lawmakers are looking to crack down on airlines and their, quote, "ridiculous fees" for things like checked bags and unreasonable fees or disproportional to the costs incurred by the air carrier.
>> sachelle: i can think of a couple of them but i won't name them. >> lisa: if you want to take anything on the plane, they'll charge you for that, some airlines. the orange county sheriff's office is welcoming its newest and perhaps cutest member to the force. >> sachelle: he's a 13month-old canine bloodhound named boon. he's already winning hearts in the community. the pup visited children at the maitland community pre-school as event. boon was available for lots of petting and cuddles. he's named after the american pioneer and explorer daniel boon. >> lisa: how cool is that? >> julie: he's so handsome. >> matt: not to mention the criminals shaking in their boots right now.
isn't he? >> lisa: speaking of adorable, matt austin is joining us with what's coming up at 5:00. >> matt: we're following a lot of developing stories right now. it's the republicans' turn to take the big stage in florida. tonight, new at 5:00, the candidate already making headlines hours before the g.o.p. hopefuls face off >> and we are learning more about the georgia mom caught by local deputies hours after her dead. new at 5:00, what she told a judge as she appeared in court today. news 6 is getting results here keep it here.
[real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company.] >> matt: now at 5:00, new details on the georgia mom at the center of an amber alert. deputies caught her in central florida. we're getting answers on the mystery surrounding the death of her youngest daughter. >> lisa: also disturbing video
at an orlando publix. the man accused of using his phone to look up the skirts of young girls. we'll hear from the man who helped police catch him. first, though, we're following breaking news in brevard county right now. we have learned two kids are hospitalized after a truck hit them.