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from tampa bay's mom one news station. this is the fox 13 news at noon. he was doing what a lot but the moment took a tragic turn. good afternoon, i'm linda hurtado. >> thank you for joining me. the boy was hit by a truck in lakeland and later died. and we have following the investigation. >> reporter: a i boy did not mae it home and his parents are now dealing with the loss of a son and his sister the loss of a brother. right now are you looking at
boulevard. according to the sheriff's office. a truck struck austin crawford as they rode bikes. the bay turned and traveled into the road and the passing driver hit him. neighbors and family tried to save him by performing cpr. and medics transported him to the hospital for treatment but he did not survive. now, according to the polk county deputies, the driver involved cooperating with investigators. this is still an ongoing case. they are working the case. and we'll follow this throughout the day and bring you any new information as it is available. he doesn't have no bit of compassion.
road. the highway patrol arrested nikolaos konstantinou last night in his home. they linked him to the crime through his insurance company. he filed a claim after that accident happened. it was late on ends with night on hillsborough avenue and 17-year-old ashley perdomo was trying to cross the street after leaving work when she was hit and killed. there was a vigil for her last night. she was an aspiring model and a student he felt something hit the car but he had no idea it was ashley until the next morning. >> something hit me, that's the way it felt. i didn't know. i drove a couple more blocks, i didn't see it was dark. i went back to the place. i saw the damage. it was done. i'm still in shock right now.
it is terrible. >> troopers say if he stopped he may not be facing charges. the family said if that did happen the crews probably could have responded sooner and maybe saved her life. developing news from tallahassee, a long awaited rule something in. the state supreme court rule that the death penalty proceedings are unconstitutional. the impose the death penalty unanimously. this is not the law n january the supreme court ruled that the procedures were unconstitutional because it gave the ultimate decision of death to a judge, not a jury. lawmakers fixed that but did not make the decision. and they will have to fix the law again so until that happens and does not have a death penalty. a horrifying discovery in
and we're following that investigation. >> it has been the emotional day for dozens of family members and friends as well as a 36-year-old man was shot and killed. investigators found his body at 4:00 this morning inside of his car. it was at the destin place apartments off 55th street here in st. pete. not a lot of information. investigators say as of right now no suspect working on a description. >> this is a quiet neighborhood. we don't normally have the activity and this apartment complex around the area. >> if you have information about the shooting to give them a call n st. pete. >> and the police identified the victim as johnny ram. the man accused of kidnapping a girl and taking her to tennessee is back in the bay area. he is expected in court here
memphis to polk county. he face as kidnapping charge for taking becky lieu fris her home. they were spotted by a woman in memphis. hogs did not answer any questions as he was walked into jail. becky was reunited with her family on tuesday. hillsborough deputies would like for to you take a look at the men in the video. they are believed to be connected to a lurk lary in -- burglary in tampa. someone protect into a home, wallet, a credit card was used at a publix. this catches the people using the card f you recognize them call the hillsborough sheriff's office. it's a smelly problem that we have been dealing with for a while. could red tide be gone? we can find out later today. the algae is responsible for fish kills along the coast from pinellas to collier county. the most recent found the
sarasota. just when miami officials thought they had it under control there is a new zika zone. that is after declaring the district clear of the virus t is north of little haiti. we have more. >> we're surprised. we're doing what the city does whenever there is a case of zika in and he was caught off guard after this was named the new zika zone. officials confirming five cases of the virus contracted in the one square mile area. >> this is frustrating because we hoe it to the residents information. we just don't have that information. >> they identified this box and northwest 10th avenue to miami avenue an active area, making
county. >> it is bouncing bouncing they need to cut it off. >> reporter: sky 4 overhead after determining three women and two men contracted zika. three live here, two worked nearby, they knew of four of the cases but had to wait before calling it a hot zone. >> i was worried in south beach. i don't know it would be here. >> weeks after the zone was virus from 8 up to 63rd responsible for 35 cases. so far they have seen some success with spraying but they have their haircut out for them. they are urging residents to do their part. >> and containers with water. doors closed. anything that you could do to stop it. >> a neighborhood was named zika free the advisory after spraying
early to tell if they will use the same strategy here but everything is on the table. something that we're going to introduce is a non-chemical based product that traps mosquitoes. >> can you bring back more rum and cigars if you travel to cuba. the administration is eliminating 1900-dollar limit on the rum and cigars that they can bring back. this is part of the efforts to ease travelers can bring back thousands which could generate millions for the state. and the production is operated under the communist economy. and a collection will reopen. it moved from the art center. and it needed more space. it has taken months to unpack the glass art. there is an exhibit and the
admission is at $150. and a local company is hiring for the holidays add fighting for foster kids. after the break meet the "hometown hero." she may be small but making a big impact and mike bennett is in. >> more of the same. throughout the weekend there are changes to talk about. sprinkles around for today a bit that and take a look at what is fog on with the cold. that's coming up.
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a crackdown on service and support animals on a crack down on service animals on planes is on hold. people met with the airlines about proposed rule changes. they could have made it harder for pet owners to get the documentation but the two sides could not come up with an agreement. critics think some are taking advantage of the pets can fly for free. >> a fight between florida and georgia is headed to trial. the issue is the supply of water in the state's shared rivers. attorneys say water outs has spiked and parts of southeast georgia al ideal -- agricultural industry and harming the industries. the fight will head to court at the end of the month where they will ask for the water use to have an all cap.
workers is amazon. they need 230,000 seasonal workers. they are available at the center right here in ruskin. noer than 14,000 jobs turned into permanent ons after the holidays. officials expect that number to rise this year. and retail sales perked up in september and why americans are putting the orange juice down. and we have that and more >> the banks opening their books on the third quarter. wales fargo facing a scandal. and earnings of 5.64 billion. jp morgan choice fell hurt by low interest rates. they are stronger than expected. and citi group said it profits frequently a year earlier to
money again, retail sales rose last month month as shoppers spent more at car dealerships and restaurants but we cut back at department stores, that may have retailers nervous ahead of the holidays. we're buying and brining less orange juice. they have been questioning the value of the drink. a 12-ounce class has 130 valeries and 27-grams of sugar. that's the carbs as a and ms. >> netflix is paying chris rock $40 million for two stand up specials. that's a lot of money. no word on what the specials will be called or the topic that he will cover. >> for more go to fox business. and october is breast cancer awareness month and the time for the mom to spearhead a drive for her non-profit.
money to buy presents for the kids with a mother with cancer. what inspired denise to take the action and meet a local family needing her help in a special report tonight at 10. coming up in a moment, how your donated dollars are helping two women fight breast cancer. and 2000 - 2900 that's how many foster kid system. and jennifer epstein shows us you don't have to be a grown up to help a kid in need. >> grace loves to help others. she has the badges to prove it. but she does not do it for the awards she loves to make people happy. >> i like to help my friends at school when they have a hard time.
community. >> her project helping foster kids. she learned about a place called exard raising hope where children can go to get clothes and other comforts of home. and wanted to help. she thought pjs. >> it makes me feel happy and i feel like i'm helping people. >> she sold some of her own items and breened her brother's bedroom to make money. >> d room? >> no. >> that was a big deal. >> you must have wanted that. >> she made $150 in all and used every penny to buy 18 pairs of pjs, she donated some of her own stuff and one of her favorite dolls. >> my aunt made it for me. >> this other coyed would love to play with hit and braid their
kindness is proof if you cannot foster or adopt a child, there is something we can do to help. >> there is the greatest gift she can give is her own bee longings. she thought of another child to do that. >> one of the things that makes grace so amazing. >> no wonder. >> grace wil other kids. mike is in. when i threw to you i went into the weekend. >> today does not matter. it is about the weekend. >> we have changes. more of the same what we have been seeing but the weekend. there are some changes not for the better. we'll talk about that but look at the and the beach camera. clear skies now.
clouds and low shallow top cloud cover out there. and looking over tampa. could see a sprinkle through the area. off the east coast. you have that strong northeast flow and bringing the sprinkles across the pen la. look at the gusts. above and we're talking about breezy. at least this afternoon. the winds out of the northeast. 64. moderate humidity. good news there. have not seen that change just yet. winds out of the east northeast at 10 miles per hour. 86 in brandon and wesley chapel. and for new bradenton and
moisture. and rainfall into the weekend. and some folks may end up with more than 15 inches of rain as we head in the midorganizations. >> and a tropical for us northeast wind means more sprinkles for the day time hours. and a few more hours than what we have been seeing, more substantial rain. rain chances on saturday around 20%. not a big deal. sunday we bump that up a bit, closer to 30%. we keep the rain chances 20 to 30% for the week.
here. and a 72 partly cloudy skies. here is a look at the forecast. rain chances bumped up. 20% on monday. tuesday and on into wednesday. next thursday may start to see a front working through and all signs everything is working toward it. we have a shot at seeing a real cold front by next weekend. >> linda. >> like the sound of that. a frightening scare involving a g camera. and frightening, are you watching the exorcist the cast watching the exorcist the cast wanted to retain the feel of the as a federal prosecutor, i've spent my career prosecuting criminals and fighting for the rights of victims. i want to make the state attorney's office
oh my. yes, someone caught that moment on cell phone general a gorilla escaped. the silver back was on the loose for a short time. that is frightening. and visitors were told to take cover in buildings until they could capture the animal. he was subdued after being shot with a dart. a group is calling for an official investigation into the escape saying it could have had a terrible outcome. speaking of scary nominated film. exorcist broke records it is returning as a tv series. we have more. >> and inside and then the name of the father. >> the new hit horror series sciences a terrifying light on demonic possession and the cast did their research to learn about the catholic ritual. >> you are prepared to take this
country. >> there are instances where they have happened and it is documented i think that the fear it is not a made up thing. >> it is a possibility. >> people are like it could be real. >> tough go through a series of strict tests before you can be classed as possessed. and the church. they are indiana. they will be jewish doctors and only once all medical physical and psychiatric tests are done will they ask the bishop for an exorcism. >> it's like speaking in a language they have not spoke non-and having physical strength. knowing things about the priest
you know exhaust every other possibility. >> are you being manipulated. >> and a face to face with the well informed priest to play his part. >> and yeah, they're big on the increase here. it is about free will. the thing god has given sus free reject him it is honoring god. and three words given, are you afraid. >> you should be, too. the stars of the reboot of the 1975 classic the rocky horror picture show hit the red carpet in los angeles. this is ahead of the premier of the show let's do the time warp again. and a version is airing here on fox and tells the story of a
dr. frankenfurter. >> i think a new generation needs to see that with a update. i'm that update. and so i have been told. and i'm so honored to step into the heels and fish net and the legacy of rocky horror with our own spin. >> she has her own wax figure, catch it thursday october 30th >> and robbery would be an unsettling situation for place. workers at one salon would not let fear step in. they decided to step back.
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... donald trump is fighting back against sexual harassment with 24 days to the election donald trump is fighting back. hillary clinton's camp is trying to stave off fallout from an avalancheof leaked e-mails. >> reporter: in the past 48 hours four women have accused donald trump of sexual misconduct. and donald trump was taught on a tape talking about women's general talls. and he is trailing hillary clinton by 7 points in the poll with a democratic nominee scooping up more women and independent voters. >> the only poll on
evidence to dispute them. it will be made public in an appropriate way and at an appropriate time. >> clinton's surrogate, the president, questioning the republican support of trump. , you claim the mantel of family values this is the guy you nominate? and you stand by and endorse and campaignit >> and hillary clinton dealing with more wikileaks releases. and the plan to push up the illinois primary that would benefit the democrats. >> the word endoorsed -- endorsed hillary clinton but donald trump is a damaged human being. two police officers remain in critical condition after getting shot and they have
figueroa were arguing over the temperature in the home. figueroa was wearing body armor and had a shotgun. after they stepped in they were spot. figueroa was shot and killed. nine others were treated for trauma, stress and injuries. oregon is bracing to get hit with more severe weather it is churning off the coast as parts of the state are hitit this is west of portland. rain and winds and downed lines and flooding. some are closed to the drains overflowing. for people impacted by hermine a recovery center is open. the keysville center on edison road. and it is a one stop place for people to get help from fema, the small business administration or state asys. they will help with repairs,
insurance. the center will be open monday through saturdays 9 to 6. police of bermuda are cleaning up. it ripped off roofs and knocking down trees. thousands were left out power. ships were diverted. and ports should reopen today. and the rain and winds ma i have passed but in the wake of matthew, the overall death toll is now 38. and it is still seeing flooding. and we're monitoring the latest on the on the aftermath of matt. >> reporter: a weak after matthew the toll is continuing to rise. >> we now have our fourth fatality. >> on thursday officials in virginia and south carolina and north carolina all announced additional storm related fatalities.
hurricane. the vehicle wend around a closed road the barricade and drove into the washed out section of the road a man in the neighborhood fell into the hole of a up roaded tree. >> and in north carolina life threatening flood something a threat. >> we're displaced now it affected my i'm self-employed, it is hard. >> flood something possible across the eastern part of the state where rivers are swollen. >> the people impacted are the poor and when they are displaced they have nothing. the goals to get them out of the shelters. >> and in hope mills, firefighters are among those dealing with the flood damage. crews were out doing water
flooded. waters are still making getting around sections of north carolina very difficult as parts of i-95 and i-40 have been shut down. a robbery suspect targeted a nail salon but as reported, they did not make it easy for them. >> that's why we do this. >> a brazen move by a owner trying to stop a robber. watch as potted plant as he turns to leave with gun in hand. >> i throw that on him. he turned back and see the gun we stopped. >> nancy lee is a nail technician on north fifth street. she was there when it happened and explains how it went down starting when the suspects first walked in. >> the first time they come about a pedicure, they asked how
>> but moments later the men returned. >> the one on the camera goes for the register. >> what are you doing. >> stop. >> can you see the employees all jumping in to stop the suspect as he takes money from the register. they grab the shirt and hit him with the bottle. that's when the owner gets desperate. that's before they saw he had a gun. he had the the pocket. >> the man got away and just glad that the co-workers were not hurt. >> and tried to make everyone hurt. and. >> and they are fighting breast cancer. surviving. thanks to money donated to pay for research. the drugs that are saving them
all of us know someone we know someone touch touched by cancer. fox 13 is a sponsor of t cancer walk. i have a reason for getting involved i'm a survivor i will be emceeing the walks. it should be a great morning more on that in a moment. and here are two survivors in the events. dorothy campbell and judy stone. thank you for joining us. >> thank you.
cancer. tell us about the drugs, i have been on -- i did the normal protocol in 2010 and was in remission for 18 months. and then i have been on the -- i have been on three trials and i just went back to normal chemotherapy. >> people say i donate to the american cancer society i donate to cancer agent -- agencies. it drugs. how important is that to someone like you? >> that is so important. you know they raised 74 million in research and through the family raising money and everyone else raising money out there. it provides drugs that were not even known that i can get on that protocol t is all about having the drugs last you know through time and enough to keep
>> that takes resources. >> you are a new survivor, right. >> a new one, you went to the walk what made you go to the walk. >> and acs, i was convinced i heard about them before and this one had a passion for. i walked in totally not knowing anything. and the people are fun a are soulmates, can you bring family and friends. tell the viewers it is not just survivors. >> absolutely. co-workers, doctors that have come to be with their patients. >> i brought my family from illinois. they are walking with me. the neighbors i don't have co-workers but it is fabulous.
has done. what have they done for you, and it is a better program it was amazing for me i went and be with women going through everything i went through. it really is looking good and feel better. i have known thatfy can look good i will feel better it has made a >> i have the friend that i have bonded with you can talk to and say things that mike lie eyebrows fell out twice or things like that. >> people don't look at you funny. then they are characters. we have all survived. >> are you a different person. the bonding the fellowship, that's what i loved. >> are you fundraisers. tell about. that it's not hard you get
walks. >> i did a yard sale. i contacted everyone i know. >> you can donate the day of the walk, that's a great transition. >> can you come you don't have to be signed up. and making strides the first will take place tomorrow a in hillsborough is october 22nd in tampa. can you sign up now if you like and i put that on my facebook page or show up. i have posted some information on the pasco and polk county races. i'm not forgetting you. look for linda hurtado and making strides page.
the latest movie to hit offices quite a choice. the girl on the train to a kevin hard comedy. >> tell me what happened that night. >> last week's box officials champ the girl on the train has some stiff competition this week starting with kevin hart's what now? his fifth live stand up project. >> hoping to get laughs hart performs for an audience stage he teams with don cheadle and halle berry. >> hitting the theaters the accountant. ben affleck is a as isin who is being hunted by the treasury department. >> the adventure mack steel follows a teen and his partner
super hero. welcome to the land of the free. and a thriller follows migrant workers being chased across the country by a vigilantty as they cross the border into the u.s. >> i wanted to do the right thing. >> and priceless on the story of a widower who agrees to drive a truck cross country but must face a difficult choice when he discovers he is working for a play here. ?[music] ? [ laughter ] did very a shark hat on. charlie was having fun with cashings. he visited for the pep rally.
sharks! that was fun. so friday night football, will it be nice? >> yes. we have to dodge the sprinkles. no significant rain. we're winding down that rainy season and heading towards what i consider the best part of the year. i meanky not wait to have that first front come through. and put on the heat want a camp fire that works, we'll send it up. until then it is not bad. we have temperatures in the 80s. that will change a bit. we'll see that climbing a little bit. clouds out there over tampa. you head to the beach. blue skies over the water. nice to go. water temperature cooler than it was a month ago or so.
decent and johns hopkins down in st. pete. this is east. clouds in the distance. most of that light sprinkle activity is over polk county or east. it is going to take time to make its way west. we kill not see anything if you see darker clouds you may see a sprinkle or light shower. and current comny point. relative humidity. and and at 10 miles per hour. 80 in st. pete. 85 in key west. 58 in little rock. can you see where the front is. that seems close.
chicago, bismark, in the 50s. and the northern state and 80 -- say 80% of the country. that's nice weather in the 70s and the 80s. the dew points rise in the 60s. by the weekend we're talking dew points in the 70s. and feel like the jump for the next couple of days it will drop off. level off in the mid-to-upper 60s. and then again there are signs of that substantial front at least maybe late next week. weekend. and the northeast wind continuing w that you will see sprinkles from time to time we get through the afternoon hours. and most of us stay dry. that dry air is starting to retreat. we see the moisture returning to the area as we head into the weekend.
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you know me, i grew up here. and while politics and the political parties may have... changed, i haven't. i've always stood up to the special interests and for... the people. to protect social security and medicare. for women's healthcare, and our veterans. in congress i won't let them privatize the va, cut social security and medicare, take away a women's right to choose, or defund planned parenthood. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message, because i'll put you, the people first. i always have, and always will. one of the ?hottest one of the hottest comedians stops in tampa. amy schumer. she has her own show and starred in train wreck and wrote a book. she referenced tampa but not sure in a good way. we'll see if she apologizes to the crowd. i guess not.
fairgrounds. can you walk among the 50 lifestyle dinosaurs. that would be cool. kids will be given the chance to ride dinos and jump in a dino bounce. the bounce house i'm not sure. tickets start at $15.20 for adults. we want to tell you about a group of girls who are tackling a sensitive subject. they are raising money for eating disorders. peers to love themselves and not worry about what others think. they are what's right with tampa bay. ?[music] ? >> refreshing to see teen girls focusing not on themselves but on helping others. that's what the women are doing as they prepare to host a festival to raise money to combat eating disorders. >> think about how many girls
off your hand, and not have this. >> it will be covered. >> the girl from different schools throughout the area they know each other from sport have come together to bring attention to the disease that described as an epidemic but is not talked about very often. they created a non-profit called tampa eating disorder initiative. >> something that is prevalent you don't hear much about help that's coming. >> the goal is to help people realize that eating disorders ar think. >> back at my school i have a friend that i saw struggling with eating disorders. i had no idea how to help her. i had no idea what to do. >> reporter: according to the experts, half a million teens suffer from eating disorders. 90 to 95% are women with social media like instagram, snapchat, than ever. >> if you say man i wish i looked like that girl.
but every picture there is a different story you don't know, they want their non-profit to push the message that it's all about of loving yourself. >> the way you view yourself is the way people will vie you. confidence is the key. you have to believe in yourself we have to promote that image to ourselves and to everyone at the festival. >> the teens and kelly's daughter is one, are holding a festival at chris raise awareness for the cause. good job to learn more go to www.myfoxtampabay.com and click home page. , so the weekend is here to have the walk at what 8:30. i'm hoping for sunshine. decent temperatures, you have a chance of that, you may see clouds and cool you off. at least a comfortable start to the day, good, good. >> but a little bit different this weekend.
30 on sunday. elevate the rain chances through the week. today, though. isolated sprinkles more of the same. and no big changes there and maybe, just maybe, that first front late next week, he is teasing us. let's hope it happens. we post the latest on www.myfoxtampabay.com. >> look for news, weather and sports.