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another violent, volatile night in charlotte... the one thing that could bring calm to this city on the edge... and why police... aren't willing to do it. ((vanessa no rest for the recovering... the scary phone call to a bay area hospital... that almost forced patients... out of their rooms. ((walter and... starstruck for streisand... barbra... is coming to tampa! cue the chill bumps! ((walter)) its now 5:?? thanks for joining us. i'm walter allen((vanessa)) and i'm vanessa ruffes... jen epstein will join us at six. let's start off with a check of the forecast, with dave. (dave partly cloudy with a 20% chance of an isolated storm; high temps in the lower 90s. tonight will feature a few clouds, with lows temps in the upper 70s. scattered clouds on tap for friday, with rain chances holding at 20%. high temps again in the lower 90s. no closed captioning is
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traffic.available for captioning is no closed no closed captioning is available for traffic. (vanessa at least two people are dead after a serious crash in pinellas county. it happened just before ten last night at the corner of starkey road and bryan dairy road in seminole.
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of brian dairy were closed for the investigation. at last check... investigators ?still have some lanes closed on brian dairy. so avoid that area the next few hours if you can. (wally) now to the developing, and volatile, situation in charlotte, north carolina. the governor has declared a state of emergency, and called-in the national guard, after a second night of violence. (vanessa) last night's protest started with a prayer vigil for the man shot by police, but a group split off and marched downtown. one protester was shot and critically injured... but police say: they didn't fire... it was someone (vanessa last night, scattered groups of protesters attacked reporters... broke windows... and set small fires. police in riot gear fired tear gas and marched through downtown, arm-in-arm, trying to restore calm. the unrest started tuesday, after police shot and killed 43-year- old "keith lamont scott." officers say: scott had a ?gun... residents say: he was holding a ?book, not a ?weapon... as he waited for his son to get off a school bus. tensions have been
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putney says: "we're trying to disperse the crowd. we've been patient, but now they've become very aggressive, throwing bottles and so forth at my officers, so it's time for us now to restore order." --vanessa police haven't released dashboard or body-camera footage... yet. the chief says, he doesn't release video when a criminal investigation is ongoing. but that video may be the only thing that calms charlotte. right now... emotions there are raw, on edge, and running deep. "black people get shot everyday, right? it's okay for that, right? it's okay for our brothers and our fathers not to come home, right?" : "i'm talking about a massive boycott. no more walmart. no more mcdonald's. no more of these things that support the police and the police that kill us. --vanessa some companies aren't putting their employees at risk of getting caught in the middle. "bank of america" told ?thousands of workers at one location in charlotte, to stay home today.
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wait to find out what keith lamont scott was holding... we are learning a bit more about his ?past. court records say: he had a criminal record, including an assault conviction, and also pleaded guilty to driving while impaired, last year. (wally) a woman who says she's an advocate for his family... says he shouldn't be, quote, "re-victimized" for things he did in the past. she says: "what he was doing at the time of the shooting is what's relevant." (wally an interesting sidebar to all of this. according to a new nationwide survey by florida's st. leo university... trust and confidence in law enforcement officers... and the system... is steady... or even slightly ?up. 60-percent gave community police departments a positive rating. that's up from 54-percent last year... 60-percent also rated the officers in their area as "good"... that's up from 53-percent last year. and florida's numbers corresponded to these nationwide ones...(more) (wally) researchers also asked people if they thought they'd be treated fair and impartially, if involved with law enforcement... and 60-percent responded... they
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(vanessa new this morning: a ?bomb scare at morton plant hospital. clearwater police were called-out just before midnight, after getting a report of a bomb threat. officers and k-9's went through the entire facility... searching room by room and floor by floor... but they came up empty. the hospital was given the all- clear about 45-minutes later. police are now searching for the man who made the call. (vanessa) a ?13-year-old pasco county girl is accused of trying to poison her teacher! she's a student at "the achieve center of pasco" in spring hill. of sidewalk chalk... crushed it up... and poured it into her teacher's coffee. but another student allegedly saw it happen, and stopped the teacher before she took a sip. according to the arrest affidavit: the suspect said she ?hated the teacher. she's now charged with one count of "poisoning with intent to kill or injure a person." ((wally)) focusing... on the growing heroin epidemic in our country. that's what police in sarasota are doing
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have overdosed on it in the past few months... and officers say: they need to get the word out, before more lives are lost. ((wally fox-13's shayla reaves is live at the sarasota police department. shayla, this is a nationwide problem... how are authorities here
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((wally thanks, shayla. (vanessa) sad news for nearly 100 c-v-s workers in tampa. the pharmacy is laying-off 94 employees at its facility on benjamin road. they're consolodating their responsibilities, at a new location in phoenix. and the layoffs are coming at a set to start november 18th... right before the busy holiday season. the majority of employees affected are in the billing department, followed by collectors, systems support and consultants. (vanessa a man is in trouble with wildlife workers for bothering manatees in south florida! florida fish and wildlife officials were called to a creek in "islamorada" friday. a witness told them a man was riding a manatee. wildlife workers say when they
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cows. they arrested him.. and cited him for disturbing the animals. (walter) ray jay will be rockin' saturday... as the usf bulls host the 13th ranked fsu seminoles. with more than 56-thousand tickets sold... it's shaping up to be one the bulls' biggest games ever. ((walter fox-13's alcides segui is live on the u-s-f campus... where hype and
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((vanessa)) so she was just riding along... minding her own business... when a spider... came crawling out of nowhere. ((walter)) what this driver did next... let's just say: you do ?not want to "do this at home." ((walter and... new video released... pertaining to the new york bombings. why police are so anxious to talk with these men. first there's shaving. blades. sharp and precise.
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(vanessa it's 5:-- and in released new video related to the bombings in new york city last saturday night. it shows two men, taking a suitcase holding the bomb that ?didn't go off. the agency says: these men were seen taking the bomb ?out... leaving it on the ground... and then walking away with the suitcase. investigators say: these men are being sought as ?witnesses, not ?suspects. (vanessa) we're also hearing this morning that the ?wife of the suspected bomber is planning to return to the u-s. she left the country back in june, and checked-in to the u-s embassy in the
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week. it's not clear if she knew the plans her husband... ahmad kham rahami... made. he's still in the hospital... awaiting his first court date. (wally the lights are coming back on in puerto rico... after a big fire at an electricity plant, wednesday. the plant powers ?most of the island. officials say: two transmission lines ?failed... and plunged hundreds of thousands into darkness. authorities expect to have everything back up and running this morning... airports, hopspitals, police stations and water plants... get priority.
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no closed captioning is available for traffic. fear is a pretty strong emotion... for one driver it was just too much to handle. police in portland, oregon say a driver went into panic mode after a ?spider dropped down from their rearview mirror. that driver swerved off the road... and flipped over into a ditch.
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hurt... while the spider fled the scene. ((walter)) desert drama... the big recall this morning... for one of your favorite treats... "the teacher is able to see me driving up in the car line." --wally and... speeding up the school dismissal process... meet the tampa man behind the app that could help a whole lot of teachers and i'm a coupon guy... i signed up for the publix digital ones... i clip the paper ones... in fact if there was a third kind, i'd probably love those too. that's how i save at publix. how 'bout you?
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follow your own sense of style... because, you want to be confident. t.j.maxx really helped us express our creative side. that's the best part. you don't know what you're going to find. i always find great deals on shoes... purses... we're a team. yeah. maxx life at t.j.maxx. i wore a badge for 38 years knowing how much you trusted us to keep you safe. yet when a officer was killed in action florida was not doing enough to give their families the help they desperately needed. dana young understood. that was wrong, so we changed that law. to ensure these families get the benefits they are entitled to and the honor they deserve.
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when we shop it is kinda like a competition. it is exactly like a competition. whoever finds the most bogo's wins! which is usually me. that's how we save a lot at publix. how 'bout you? publix. where shopping is a pleasure. we've been following it for a couple of days now... a father, accused of hitting
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elementary school in pasco county... because the older man wouldn't let him cut in line during a pick-up. the man who was hit is doing okay... and back on the job. the dad, is under arrest... (vanessa) the incident proves: those lines really ?can bring-out the ?worst in people. but now, a tampa man says: he's invented something that could save parents the headache... and the hassle. (wally) it's an app, called "pik my kid." and fox-13's crystal clark shows us how it works. "i was n r phone, they put the kid in my car. as i was driving out, i turn back and look at this white kid sitting in the back of my car! i was like, that's not my kid. where's my daughter?"it's in ?that? moment pat bhava realized..the school pick up process..has some problems..these days school waiting lines can rival rush hour traffic!"i was sitting in those car lines waiting for 30-40 minutes every single day to pick up my daughter, and i always wondered, there has to be a better way."the navy veteran created the "pik my kid" app. through g-p-s...teachers are notified when a parent is close by..and can see an exact order each parent pulls into the car line..it speeds up and simplifies the process.."make life easier for those teachers. there are about 20 to 50 teachers every day braving the sun and rain with walkie talkies dodging traffic, and they do this every day thanklessly."that thankless job proved to be dangerous for ed denamen.. "the guy was parked over in the bus loop, and i just asked him to move. it was raining." the volunteer at calusa elementary in pasco county was hit ?twice? by parent lawrence franklin, when he called him out for cutting in the car line.."i went to walk away and he hit me. drove right into me."bhava's app helps avoid the verbal tussles with teachers.. "they can actually manage the afterschool process. they can delegate little johnny to be picked up
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swipe..teachers can notify parents the second their child steps on a bus or walks off school grounds..helping to ease their worries..and possibly..avoid the pick up process all together.."we are in a time in space where we can make a difference. we can change it using technology,
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(wally) schools would pay 20-dollars a day to use the 'pik my kid' app... and it would be ?free for ?parents. (vanessa) the app has launched in 15 states..and locally, it's already being used at berkeley prep in tampa.. for schools that can't afford the full app, the company has also developed a free "call in" program that's available now for ?any school. ((vanessa)) for a bike ride, thinking it would be smooth and easy. not so much... ((walter)) just ahead: the creepy
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face.
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it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together. that's how you solve problems and that's what
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it's 5:--, on thursday, september 22nd. i'm walter allen.((vanessa)) and i'm vanessa ruffes... if you're just waking up... is was another wild, chaotic night in charlotte, north carolina... (vanessa the governor overnight declared a state of emergency, and called-in the national guard. hundreds of protesters left the area after police fired flash grenades and tear gas into the crowds last night. but several groups stayed behind... they attacked people, shattered windows, and set small fires. one
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critically injured. officials say police did ?not shoot the man. the latest report says 3 people.. and 4 officers are hurt. this all comes after the death of keith lamont scott. he was shot and killed while officers were serving a warrant on a different person. officials say scott was in a car in the parking lot... when he got out with a gun. when he refused to drop it... he was shot. no closed captioning is
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(wally) ever since the 80s, we've been told to "just say no" to drugs... but that message is not getting through, when it comes to ?heroin. overdoses are in the bay area... and today, sarasota police are going to do something about it. (wally fox-13's shayla reaves is live at the sarasota police department right now. shayla: this is a dangerous and deadly trend.. how do they plan to combat it?
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blue bell creameries is recalling two ice cream flavors due to a possible listeria contamination. the recall affects half gallons and pints of "chocolate chip cookie dough"... as well as half gallons of "cookie two step". if you have the ice cream.... check the code dates on the bottom of the carton. if they match any of the ones on your screen... return it to the store for a refund. blue bell says the cookie dough in those flavors... which comes from a third-party contaminated with listeria. no illnesses have been reported. sarasota detectives busted a marijuana grow operation inside an englewood home. they found more than 59 pounds of marijuana inside a concrete building detached from the main house... this was on keyway road. 25 plants were set up with irrigation, lights, fans, and electricity. officials charged ronald ortiz with trafficking marijuana in
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the county jail without bond. a group of cyclists got a very big surprise on a evening stroll in miami-dade. the 3 people thought they saw a large tree branch laying across the road tuesday... but then it moved. turns out it was an 8-foot burmese python slithering into the grass. fearing the giant snake would make a meal out of a neighbor's pet... they called the fire department. they caught the snake... then officials. ((vanessa) 56-thousand and counting... that's how many fans are expected at ray jay saturday... for the u-s-f bulls' big matchup against the 13th ranked florida state seminoles.(walter) it's shaping up to be one of the bulls' biggest games ever. ((walter fox-13's alcides segui is live on the u-s-f
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in real life, drama is a ?bad thing. but not on t-v! ((walter)) the fun new fox shows tonight... that'll make you want to stay home... and park it on the couch... or at least set the d-v-r. ((walter and... don't call her "the other woman." the actress rumored to have romanced brad pitt away from angelina jolie... sets the
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imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.. if that's the case - the pasco county sheriff's office should be ?extremely flattered. ((walter)) yesterday, alcides segui told us about pasco's social media campaign to get everyone to lock their doors.. and now - other law enforcement agencies around the state are picking up on the great idea. jen is here with this morning's
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((jen)) it's a great idea! every night at nine... pasco's sheriff's office sends out a tweet and a facebook post reminding people to lock their doors. they call it "hashtag, 9 p-m routine" it's because of all the car breakins they've had over the past few months.. ((jen every night when they do this.. they get hundreds of likes and retweets. and it appears to be working.. there have been a lot fewer break-ins into unlocked cars over recent weeks.. so.. last night.. the tampa police department decided to give it a try.. ((jen and not only that - but they made it a friendly competition between tampa and pasco over who could get the most retweets! that contest ended in a tie.. but the real winner is everyone who follows these two departments.. getting that "heads up" every night to walk out into their driveway.. and make sure their car doors are locked. ((jen the pasco sheriff's office told us they spend way too much time and resources investigating these very preventable crimes. pasco and tampa are now putting the call out to other agencies across the state to join them in the "9 p-m routine"..
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being a month before the bucs get runningback doug martin back... the pro bowler will miss the next 3 games due to a hamstring injury suffered last week... dirk koetter telling reporters today it's "next man up"... so back-ups charles sims and jacquizz rodgers will fill in while he's away... in the passing game, jameis winston is looking for a bounceback game against the rams... but as you can see... things between he and receiver vincent jackson have been a little off so far this year... pretty noticeable in the arizona game... through ?2 games, jackson's been targeted 15 times... but just 6 catches... so why do these two seem to be out of sync? the rays have hit a ton of bombs this year, especially ?against the bronx bombers... in fact the most homeruns the yankees have ever surrendered to a single team in the 2010 bluejays... but the 2016 rays, closing in with 31... entering the night. in the third... bobby wilson up leads off with a homer... the first homer of the ininng... after two outs, longoria up and that shot is gone... his 36th of the year... that ties the 2010 jays. next batter, brad miller and that shot too is gone... his first of two on the night... thats 34 homeruns against the yankees this year, most new yorks ever surrendered. not done! next pitch, corey dickerson
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(vanessa) it's still sinking in... the end of "brangelina." you know this break-up is a big deal when dr. oz does a segment on it... and when the woman who was being put in the middle of all this, breaks her usual silence on romantic matters, and sticks up for herself... and her relationship. (vanessa there were all sorts of rumors and whispers that french actress, marion cotillard (co-tee-yard) was having an affair with her recent co-star, brad pitt. but she wasn't having it. cotillard took to instagram yesterday, shooting down all those allegations, and announcing her pregnancy... a second child for her and longtime boyfriend, guillaume canet she called him "my love, my best friend, the only one i need"... and then
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"peace... in this tumultuous moment." her movie with pitt, called "allied," hits theaters november 23rd. (walter - high drama tonight on fox 13. premiere week continues with the return of "rosewood"... and new drama "pitch." fox hopes to hit it out of of the park with the rookie drama it centers around major league baseball's first female pitcher. you can catch both shows tonight on fox 13 starting at eight.
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that black and white, we are one nation indivisible. that republican and democrat, we are all americans. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to do to guys like that? they'd be carried out in a stretcher, folks. i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. priorities usa action is responsible
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tampa bay... your ship's about to come in. well, ?ferry, actually. a new ferry service between tampa and st. petersrburg will begin in november. and you can take a test-ride for free. this is a pilot program.. but if the ferry is popular, operators say they will expand the service. the ferry will dock at the yacht basin along bayshore drive in st. pete... and near the convention center in tampa. the ride will take 50-minutes. a round-trip ticket will cost 10-dollars.. (vanessa the forecast looks gloomy for one of florida's biggest revenue sources. ?oranges... aren't gonna be worth much ?green. economists are telling the state citrus commission that florida orange production could ?sink by ?another two-thirds, in the next 10-years. it's all because of the destructive bacterial disease, citrus greening... that's killing-off crops. unless better solutions for that are
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million boxes in 20-26. --wally alright... steady yourselves, fans! the one and only... barbra streisand... is coming to tampa. she's adding several stops on her tour... and one of them is at amalie arena. so mark your calendars. the show is wednesday, november 30th... and tickets go on sale a week from today... september 29th... at 10 a-m. no doubt they'll
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(wally) we owe such a big debt to our veterans... for all of the sacrifices they've made for us. and honoring them is so important. (vanessa) that's where a special landscaping project at "florida national cemetery" in bushnell, comes in. fox-13 photojounalist craig cross tree-care professionals, whose ?cause... is also their ?name... "saluting branches." (sorry, no verbatim script
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there's much more to come on good day.((walter)) let's turn it over to russell and jen - to find out what's ahead in our 6 o'clock hour. ((russell/2-shot)) you can hear the desperation on both sides of the line.. 9-1-1 calls have been released -
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hard to listen to.. but you can hear the distress and heartache from the people trapped with the shooter.. and the operators trying to get them help. that's coming up at six.. (russell/take vo) and the situation in charlotte is becoming a crisis.. it's been another night of chaos, violence and protests.. the national guard has been called in.. and students at the university of north carolina are seen sending a message. (jen/take vo) and: one less option for halloween.. the costume disney is pulling off the shelves.. it's all ahead at six.
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i wore a badge for 38 years knowing how much you trusted us to keep you safe. yet when a officer was killed in action florida was not doing enough to give their families the help they desperately needed. dana young understood. that was wrong, so we changed that law. to ensure these families get the benefits they are entitled to and the honor they deserve. dana young has our back and she has yours. dana young for the florida senate.
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for the second night in a row, violent protests erupt in >>russell: for the second night in a row, violent protests in charlotte. now the governor is deploying the declares a state of emergency. >>jennifer: a community is taking action to get heroin off the streets. >>russell: and costume drama. disney pulls this halloween outfit off the store shelves. the company's apology. >>dave: the sun won't be up for well over another hour or so. it's going to be a nice start to the day.

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