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night. that's when a cap who was ahead of the squad at the time, ray fernandez; on the set up, pulled campbell over and arrested him. that's when the cover up took over. all three who had a flurry of text messages they were gone. erased. all three are permanently disbarred effective immediately. that means this is kind of the end now to the long saga we have been >> it has been a long one. you have been on it all of the way, we'll have comments from all the players. >> thank you. a news alert a firefighter has been injured fighting a fire. this in rural hernando county. he is in critical condition.
the homeowners are all safe but firefighters had a hard time fighting the fire there was limited fire hydrants they are spraying down the hot spots now. we'll let you know when we get more on the condition. we're keeping an eye on the system. >> paul is keeping an eye on it. >> i tell you if anything it looks less organized today than it did yesterday. let's see if we can play the game. i tell you it's not over the islands. the spin is up here right there, sheer something a factor. , this will go through a transformation to the point it is a hurricane. it will not happen in the short
a strong east and northeast wind flow in between the high pressure north and the invest to the south. it will fly that way a lot of mountain interaction and the european model which is aggressive on development, it is backing down on it it calls for a tropical storm near florida and the impacts may be a good rain event tuesday. the european model sun the west coast, giving us rain. i do think that we'll see some rain from the system you know the only potential issue could be if somehow the storm is going west of us kind of curves along the coast. we'll talk about that and impact 99 l at 5:20. >> thank you, paul.
damage left by a dozen tornadoes. they ripped across hitting kokomo. one person died and several others are hurt. block after block the roofs and walls were torn down. businesses destroyed. >> we are in the bathroom didn't see it come through the tree in our yard came down, they were taking the power lines with them. they are restricting -- restricting access to the area. and the mike pence take as break from the campaign trail today to return to the state. he toured the region this morning. he will remain in the state as long as he is needed. he says he will do everything to make sure the area has the support that is needed now. it was meant to be a joke but a pasco student's tweet
in the middle of a criminal investigation. aaron mesmer is live this evening at sun lake school. what happened? >> a student had a running joke with her chicago accent. she tweeted something that caught the attention a gun and if one more person makes fun of how i >> detectives tracked down the student. the sheriff said they determined she was not making a legitimate threat. she and her parents were very apologetic. if she tweeted the message after october 1 she could have been arrested on the spot because a law goes into effect that allows law enforcement to make legal action against anyone making a perceived threat against the school. he explained why this has to be taken seriously.
because what this led to was others passing this around going back and forth which we know has escalated to and studentsere asking is it safe to go to school. >> reporter: this morning the sheriff's office tried to address the concerns by tweeting out this notification the department wanted sun lake students and parents know there was an increased law enforcement at the school and nothing to worry about. we're told out an apology but a spokesperson, anyone who does something like this face as suspension and possible expulsion or transfer to another school in the district. >> you don't mess around at tsa either. splhi people. are looking for a someone exposed themselves to several people at two campus
that at the time. video of a man they are calling a person of interest. this is the guy they want to talk to. >> it is a high possibility it could be that person t is a wite male in his 30s. but we're relying on the community to confirm that. >> take a look. there you go, right there. if you see that man if you think you know who he is call 911. police advised students to try to keep safety top of mind and travel i headed out at night. a father is accused of putting his daughter in a dangerous situation. an acquaintance of douglas fountain that fountain was using drugs and driving his truck with his baby in the front seat. deputies pulled him over in largo. the baby was next to him. they found crystal meth next to the baby's bottle along with a pipe and knives.
trouble is brewing at winter haven city hall. there is a move to fire the city manager. and one commissioner in particular is leading the charge. and keshy that upsetting a lot . >> from the outside, you would never know the turmoil inside, people can come in. >> he has been employed by the city for years, working up to the city manager. >> now there is talk about >> this a huge loss to the city and the employees of the city. the businesses because he has brought us so much forward that we're going to go backward. >> and he has been a coissioner less than a year is leading the charge to dump him. he did not hold back during a backed meeting this week. he accused him of not communicating. >> are you here to inform me what is going on.
>> he slammed his posts. >> people are watching when you put something on facebook that may not be appropriate, are you representing the city. >> and he has the backing of one of the four other commissioners. he will maic a motion to get rid of and that is creating a stir. a church is claiming the move is based on color not performance. >> the chamber another fan. the city is his leadership, we had a preamount of movement and it is transitioned to positivity and collaboration, even if he stays the conflict may leave something behind. the detractors at odds. >> he did not want to comment on camera the job is to run the city and make it a better place,
a company acquisition that caused all sorts of headaches when frontier took over from verizon. customers complained of slow service to no service. are the growing pains over? >> a lot of calls and complaining about frontier. and the questions went straight to the company. customers are contacting fox 13 wi issues getting refunds. we went inside frontier's facilities to learn what went wrong with the transition. >> the same facilities? >> yes. >> the same employees? >> yes. >> the same fibers? >> yes. >> same wires? >> yes. >> so the only thing that's different for people is? >> it is the tools that were utilized in the systems that we had to learn when we
said did not speak to the other components of the network. >> the vp for florid state the discrepancys came from updates to the system's 440 million lines of data that took place in 12 years. >> isn't that something that frontier should have known. >> there was a flash cut on the night of april 1, and as a result, we probably did do a lot of testing and like to have done more. >> a cut i complex system with no phase in period. frontier did a year's worth of testing. >> we did not expect that to happen u it happened. >> an outage so bad that customers called the attorney-general to demand compensation from fntie>> was ao give credit when they called in immediately. >> right after the transitio thatto than 1600 complaints, that was in may. by june, overall complaints were
july, 300 so far in august 200. not every complaint is directly related to the transition. where do we stand today. >> complaining about the service frontier said the decision to use off shore call centers but they are back in the us high speed internet has to be looked at on a case-by-case basis to see if it is a router or it is clogged from maintenance to bad weather. the best of the knowledge they have credited everyone for the time they spent without services but pam bondi sent out a letter asking them to address a new spike in complaints on billing issues and trouble getting refunds. >> the customers are -- are they getting what they paid for. >> yes, if they have a situation or an issue that comes up that they are not getting what they paid for, we'll do everything to make sure that happens as quickly as pos reporm
frontier believes the numbers show they are heading in the right direction. other customers will say they are having problems. you heard the vp say at this point they consider it case by case. you know, ladies it is a situation where they will not come out from the cloud but they will have problems t is not from that >> -- problems. it is not from that acquisition. >> a bad start. >> and the left owner billing problems. >> thank you. many of us here at fox 13 are mourning the loss of our family. larry ellison died. he was a reporter here 15 years from the '70s to 1992. his assignment florida series he roamed the state bringing us stories from key west to pensacola and hosted down home florida.
directed and wrote for animal adventures. our thought goes out to his family. i went behind the scenes with him when he did jack hanna. we had a memorable time doing that story. we will miss him for sure. >> dog saved after drowning at the beach. police say this was no accident. who they have under arrest. >> new look and food.
in florida, it used to be that if a child, a senior or one of our four legged friends was trapped in a hot car you and i were not allowed to save them unless we were willing to be sued. has government lost its mind? so i fixed the law to make sure we are all empowered to rescue those who can not rescue themselves. that is the least we can do. after all the love they give. dana young for the florida senate. former bucs coach "jon gruden" -- is giving a high school football team a
grudson giving a high school team a helping hand. and along with the fired coach's association, there is such a thing, and hooters with a check for $2500. the presentation took place at the original hooters, the coach said he is happy to give back to the community that mean so much arwater is a big part of my life my family, we'll try to pu clearwater tornado program. hopefully they go all the way, he is known for showcasing unsung heroes with the gruden's inders series honoring two officers for going above and beyond the call of duty, i love the way he talks such intensity, can you hear him. the bucs pre-season open ser tomorrow you will see new renovations.
food and mike bennett got the right assignment. >> we're excited for the bucs season. see how they do and see the stadium, to see the impvements there are new concession improvements trying out the food. the bucs.ith kevin riley with let's talk about the newd concessions this year. >> we're getting new people out and fans. our fan base we have new foods a grilled cheese burger. and spoked bacon and. we are doing some house smoked pork. and fresh pork meat a spicey sae with cabbage slaw. >> that's not a coincidence that we're on this side. i have tried a lot of them. these are my favorite here.
they're is just about out at concept and the spiced sandwich. they work with me in the off season. there is a lot of collaboration to the team and people are enjoying it. >> i think you have a homerun this or a touchdown. now at 6:00, we'll move away from the food selections and what is new across the stadium. some of the video boards. >> i saw mike when he got back. he was full, i think hehink soms going.
>> paul, 2:00 model what is that. we have an invest o there. duties the food won. again a pretty good east wind, lots of sunshine can you see the flow from east to west. as expected any showers that have popped up have along. not lingering that's the trend for a couple more days. then the issue with whatever develops from 99 l. approaching the state. rain chances goi up. probably late on sunday. sunday nht. nday into tuesday. we'll fine tune that forecas we appach the days. for now showers off the coast. there is not much.
near arcadia. they are moving from northeast to southwest. d rain approaching. it is rain free. the wind off the land. another day it is 96 is the high in sarasota. 94 in tampa. and right now still 94 in tampa. 94t 5:00. a lack of clouds and lack of rain inland frost proof and the focal point on the satellite loop is up here in. there is the swirl. wealled this in weather jargon a naked swie can see the low level circulation here and no storms to cover it so for tt reason its a naked swirl. when you see that. there is a sign there is not much of a storm.
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$500,000. >> i was not as worried but for my frien that did not have insurance they have to go through recovery but the aftermath cover the bills. >> the hospitals will seek facilities from insurance plans and the victim's fund. the ceo said they are hoping that it will a t the good will that defines pressure on congressng to combat the zika virus. he plans to travel to washington, dc next month to ensure that something gets done. and the govnor points out during congress' vacation, florida has identified 40 cases ofocally acquired zika in four counties. the industry is taking a look at keeping the virus out of the theme park and hotel areas of
have a huge piece of property, they will have grounds management, that goes out. >> and the mayor said for now they are not telling them to get extra spray but in miami the dolphins and marlins say they have intensified treatments at stadiums because of zika t is more than ten miles from the closest area of the virus outbreak. claims of racism on the campaign trail a new video by trump and how he is responding. >> a dog saved after nearly drowning at the beach. it was no accident. who they have under arrest
y236ay yy6y drowning her dog! when people stopped this woman from drowning her dog. she is charged with animal cruelty. as we report, her dog gracie is recovering. >> reporter: pair lane jones made an appearance in court. now gracie is homeless. alone in a cage at the vet clinic while the staff nurses her back to health. she came in yesterday.
she was cold and conscious but distressed, she had water in her lungs giving her pneumonia. th had to give her iv fluids. finally she started tomprove. >> she was very tolerant of everything we were trying to do to hel her. you can see with her today she is a sweet girl, perfectly fine with us handling her and brushing her. and she >> witnesses say maryland was walking in the waterith dog and that the dog was trying to get of the waves b keeping ithere in theat, others saw what to stop jones, y grabbed the dog, it was lifeless and they initiated vpr. jones did not care. she was unaffected by the incident she started becoming
point. , she is being cared fort clinic. she is being held on $1500 bond. the war of words between donald trump and hillary clinton just went to a new level. hillary clinton's campaign had videos of leaders praising donald trump. >> the reason they like him because a lot of what he believ we believe >> she stood by the attack on the trail today and trump's campaign blasted the release calling it a, quote, disgusting new low. here is what some had to say, she falsely smears the republicans with the charges of racism and other things. and republicans can back town and be defensive and look bad
has built his campaign on prejudice, he is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> let's bring in craig patrickment she may be tryin to link them to that right movement. buys this at the least a right wing movement in the conservative base against the republican elite. in general, it does not embrace muturalism and we're too ary clinton said this is more than that. there are racial overtones. bigotry and this is going both ways because donald trump called hillary clinton a bigot.
trump to the ult right movement and new campaign chairman which celebrated the movement. that's where this is coming from here. it is crazy. , they are calling each other a bigot. you have and by tampa this going back and forth this is a new low with those who have been ranked among the east popular district, we have a ways to go. no matter what is coming down the road. will this shake up the race? >> i don't know we're entering new interest territory i guess d not. this is not going to move the electorate one way or another
this i think a lot of voters are locked in one side or the other and many others who may not be may be numb to the rhetoric. think of the things that have been said, there is a numbingness to this. and this race will be won and lost on pocketbook issues. >> all right thank you very much. craig patrick. up next women and breast cancer the test that help some
underphone chemotherapy and it is a three tryin time. dr. jo been looking into this new test and how does that work? >> they are trying to take the women on the fence dohe need chemo or not. they did a trial they took 1500 women and by just a online kind of they found they would be at high risk. the guest shows they would be lo they took half of the women. gave and didn't give them chemo at the end of the five-year period they did well. 95% surveillance rate and the women that didn't get the chemo did as well as those who got it. it comes with side-effects and issues. the bottom line there was a 1.5% split where the patients did
can implement some of the tes eyb we can spare some individuals from having0 to undergo some therapy. >> any aice to women undergoing surgery. >> look at the some some wer excluded because the tumor was not processed properly. surgery is to look ahead and see what you might want to do down the line. if you want to go clinical trial or study there may be things that need to be done at theime of surgery. ask a lot of questions do your homework a prepare fort. it is an emotional time. maybe ask a family member to help you out with theearch. >> this test is for stroke wase. >> this was interesting this combines tests that we had on
and they tried to see if this would predict a stroke in the ture. theyave 3000 individuals average age 61. followed them. ey stroke. when they looked back they saw elevations and things in the blood. growth factors. necrosis. and these are things that we do all the time what is good for the heart is good for maybe we can use it as a screening test in the future to predict who may be predisposed to a stroke. >> lots of good information today. >> in sports a turn around. >> and the red sox at the trop we'll get you highlights. all eyes on tampa this season.
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respect to our country. >> anchors away. >> look at him. and the crew member and veteran ernst thompson in his 90s. he could not go to the shi b the sailors brought i way.ing arsho a ea one of them walked up to the front porch, shook his hand and thanked him for his service. he said it was the best day of ifatth madeis day. >> that was good. sayk coming.s cool. see what ishat. e pizza delivery man. a drone. look they're delivering a pizza by drone.
those are all the, you know the they pull it out, yes. it arrived intact we'll enjoy it. they don't just drop it. did.ey would be better if they >> this is one publicity stunt how cold would that be? >> , they have the boxes that heat up. >>ho [ laughter ] >> drones dropping things everywhere. >> yes. >> it is like the jetsons. stinvebusyay watching the look at it outside.
with the east wind that's what you get. mid80s that marches across the peninsula the warmest is on the west coast 94 tampa and sarasota. gaston in the atlantic. invest 99l. red the chances of developme we dropped we were 50, 80, now 40, 70 on the chances. that's good. what is interesting they were following the swirl. to get from this to a hurricane will take work. that's not going to be happening soon.
northwest. they have some spread and west of us or moving up the pens la. and the ultimate impact for us the increased amounts of rain. this regetting aggressive. this is sunday up to 7:30 add then by we'll be fine tuning that. the good news tomorrow is fine. saturday and sun okay. monday and tuesday the days it could be an issue. partly cloudy. 78. and the storms midday storms. moving west. and the outlook. sunshine. storms from the east. and 92. 7-day forecast will increase rain likely and the probability early next week. hinges on the track of invest
baseball? >> yes, extra inning win for the rays last night. shorturn around with aatinee they are doing a nice job of limiting the offense which happens toe the best in baseball. they are getting it down with pitching and defense. and in the sixth. and for tampa bay. well how about this the double play 4, 6, 3, at shortstop. the rays up for the red sox up 1-0. rays ans and mill near leaved. evan longoria. here he comes. around to score. tie the game up. miller's 63rd batted in. and up in the 7th. mike has been struggling. a lead 0-34 hitless streak. that ends here. connects, drops to left center. hit and run works. and steven souza junior scores.
and the series split with the red sox. tampa is where every college team wants to be january 9th. it is here where the championship will be crowned. as we find out every month up to the game officials from the football playoff will be preparing for the game but all the events leading up to it. kickoff istill a week away for most teams but the end round the corner, that's because the next playoff champion will be crowned in tampa next january. we understan we only get a cans to make a first impression. there is pressure in that regard t is fun to be able to put this together and capitalize on it. >> and the sports commission had been planning the event since they got the nod in 2013.
and two championships featuring the new format have been played. >> the fact that we were drinking water from a hire hose in the early times when we established the event getting a feeling for the culture and what will take place. we have run through to a high level of success and plan for years in advance with the people here in tampa mad us that much better. >> the main focus is the football game. every month officials including kelly address other events ing to the and a celebration hoff is in the game and what have you. >> the game will be here at raymond james stadium. other events will take place around the area like here at amalie arena where the playoff will host its version of super bowl media day. >> and we open up for free to
arena and experience that. that's a neat thing if you are into football. they would like to see a plan by labor day. there has been plenty of sleepless nights higgins said it will pay off. >> we'll do this and it is great. it is our job to stay up to make sure it goes off without a hitch. >> it will be a week long party they run them top notch. a lot you want to experience that. but surrounding event. >> exciting. >> by the way we should mention that she is an olymp speedster from ray jay. >> 2020 for her, christi brinkly and ashley graham join forces to bust down barriers.
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embrace who they are. they are part of the fit to be fall campaign. this very more in common they share being shamed. ashley for being too heavy and christi, not for the numbers but the number she has lived. >> i'm 62, a hot of women have thrown in the towel that's what society told them to there are no ruling. >> she looks fantastic. back to you. >> thank you. >> you can wax access hollywood at 7:00 right here on fox 13. >> easier when you look like her. >> i was thinking the same thing. >> so much easier. >> and the 6:00 news is next.
dana young for the florida senate. surviellance video from a return to common sense. inside a home shows a woman literally beating herself up.. how it could be key in the case involving a multi millionaire. "when it comes to a child... you do everything in your power to protect those video show as woman beating up herself. >> the key to a case against a millionaire. when it comes to the kids you do whatever it takes to >> what an investigators did that send her to jail. >> are you ready for football? look at the screens. getting ready for the up grades that took many months. this is the fox 13 6:00 news. welcome i'm mark mark wilso. i'm kelly ring. neighbors may be able to
they're worried they will be shut down. and the commissioners voted to set new limits on noise. and kellie cowan is in the soho area which has exploded on to the scene and how this. >> i mean. and the regulations are aot l more s parts of the city. the message from the council was turn it down or turn it off completely as an owner watches the reading he is worried. at 2:00 in the afternoon with his patio empty his bar would be in violation of a new noise