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tonight, we'reollowing the path of destruction. hermine now on t move,itting id d adly hurricane. winds up to 80 mil an hour. mes bay damaged. ndreds othousands without power. miions braci for a possible bor day washou and tonight, watches and warnings up and down the east co our team in the storm zone. secr n inside the fbi's investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails. what she told agents, and how many times the phrase "do not recall" came up. out of jail. the case that triggered national outrage. former college athlete brock turner, pushing through the cameras. the new deadline he now faces. school bus dangers. drivers ignoring those flashing red lights at the bus stop. children, hit hard by oncoming cars.
the most vigilant. and, miracle dog. the golden retriever pulled from the rubble nine days after that devastating earthquake in italy. and good evening. i'm tom llamas, in for david tonight. we begin with that deadly hurricane slamming into florida and now marching up the atlantic coast. hermine coming ashore as a category 1 hurricane. with 80 mile an hour winds, and transformers exploding. the storm surges destroying roads. a massive cleanup now under way. and tonight, the threat is far from over. this satellite image showing the reach of the storm. beaches all the way up the coast will be closed to swimmers during this holiday weekend. our team is covering it all. we begin with ginger zee.
tallahassee. that giant tree slicing through the apartment building. we were actually in the eye of that storm when it made landfall. and now it's racing through the southeast. damaging 80 mile-per-hour winds slamming florida's gulf coast. a storm surge up to six feet. >> we got to move it! oh! >> reporter: the state's first hurricane in more than a decade. it's been a night of tornado warnings. torrential rain, the eye just a couple of miles away. hermine making landfall at 1:30 a.m. shelters. our hotel, quickly flooded. let's see how the hotel is faring. it's right into and up to the door. oh, no. it's starting to get in. power lines exploding and igniting. at the storm's peak, more than 300,000 without power in florida alone. trees crashing through homes. >> at about 4:00 in the morning, i heard this big boom and a crash. i was kind of in a state of shock. i actually thought i was dreaming. >> reporter: susan griffin
but another falling tree, killing a man at his campsite. in st. marks today, we met stan west. >> hermine was here. >> reporter: marking the storm's highest water line inside his cafe. now cleaning up. >> we'll be back up and running probably in about three or four days. >> reporter: the town of crystal river under water. hermine barreling through the southeast. >> this is the worst i've ever seen it. >> reporter: on tybee island, georgia, empty beaches and double red flag warnings. winds gusting above 60 miles per hour. heavy rain and flash flooding extending into the carolinas. our linzie janis is right there. >> reporter: here in central south carolina, it's been pouring rain for several hours. you can see crews already out cleaning up the damage from hermine. this small creek has overflowed and taken out this street. >> reporter: another dangerous night ahead. but back in florida, crews racing to get power back on. >> and ginger joins us now in tallahassee, one of the hardest-hit areas. so many families without power.
ginger, when do they expect to get the power back on? >> reporter: tom, a lot of folks were telling us they don't expect it until monday. so they have to get all the way through the holiday weekend. not just unbearable and uncomfortable, but unsafe. we saw a lot of traffic lights still out right here in tallahassee. >> ginger, thank you. now, let's move on and follow the track now. rob marciano is in virginia beach, bracing for hermine. what's the storm track? >> reporter: it's coming closer, per hour. what a powerful, resilient storm. centered just northwest of charleston, south carolina right now. it's on the radar, a solid rain band and a tornado watch along the coastline until midnight tonight. and here's the track, off the coast of the carolinas by 2:00 p.m. tomorrow. and then meanders between here and cape cod for the next several days.
weather. and normally dry areas are going to see life-threatening flooding. here in virginia beach, a storm surge warning, and similar impacts up the new jersey coastline, expanding to long island and connecticut. tom? >> rob, thank you. stay safe. the storm will likely stay off the coast of new york and new jersey. eva pilgrim is in breezy point, queens, tonight. where new york city's mayor is warning people to stay away from the water this weekend. >> reporter: tonight, communities up and down the east coast taking no chances. building up the sand dunes and tying up boats, all to guard against hermine's storm surge. do not even put your foot in the water, once the rip tide grabs you, you cannot get out in many cases. >> reporter: new york so concerned about rip currents, it's closing the city's beaches for swimming on sunday, on the last weekend of summer. that system now barreling up the
four years ago, breezy point, queens, was devastated by hurricane sandy. hundreds of homes destroyed by flooding and fire. pat burke, whose home was badly damaged, has lifted his home up four feet since sandy. mother nature is a pretty powerful thing, huh? >> she rules. i think anybody who lives near the ocean needs to be worried about what the next storm can bring. >> reporter: this community has also added dunes here to buffer these homes. tonight, people trying to take in the most of the holiday weekend before this >> eva, thank you. we move on now to politics and the breaking news from the fbi, notes from their interview with hillary clinton. the agency was investigating whether she sent or stored classified investigation on her private server when she was secretary of state. in the end, she was not charged. but the fbi director, calling
>> reporter: tonight, previously secret fbi documents revealing just how little about her e-mails hillary clinton could remember during that 3 1/2-hour interview at fbi headquarters. the fbi noting clinton using the phrase "do not recall" more than two dozen times. 58 pages in all, including notes from agents' interviews with clinton herself. >> i will say it was a mistake. i would not do it again. >> reporter: clinton has apologized. and the fbi concluded there was not enough evidence to charge her with any crime. >> there is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information. >> reporter: just how careless? investigators say 81 e-mail chains on clinton's basement server contained classified information at the time they were sent. 68 of them remain classified to this day. in one exchange, the letter "c", clearly marked, meaning classified information. when asked about it, the former secretary of state said she did not know what "c" meant. the fbi later saying it's not
would have known. responding to questions about preserving government records, as she left her post at the state department, clinton told agents she worked part-time after her 2012 concussion. and could not recall every briefing she received. tonight, donald trump pouncing. saying, "hillary clinton's answers to the fbi about her private e-mail server defy belief. i really don't understand how she was able to get away from prosecution." >> and cecilia joins us now. we just heard from donald trump. he and the republicans are not going to let up on this. is her campaign responding? >> reporter: tom, her campaign says these documents make the case for why she was not charged. but new polls show that hillary clinton is more unpopular than ever. and these documents are not going to help on that front. tom? >> cecilia, thank you. and these new documents prompted paul ryan to renew calls for hillary clinton being
donald trump stopped by the fbi's new york field office today for his second intelligence briefing. tomorrow, visiting a detroit church. his first appearance before a mostly minority community. next, the former college athlete that sparked controversy after being assault. brock turner, walking out of jail before dawn after serving three months for three felony convictions. matt gutman was there, and reports on what happens now. >> reporter: it was a short jail term for brock turner. seemed like a long walk to freedom. turner threading a gauntlet of reporters this morning, still unwilling to acknowledge responsibility. >> will you apologize to the victim? >> reporter: he was whisked away to this hotel. waiting for his flight out of california. he was convicted in march of sexually assaulting an
party. tonight, these images show turner minutes after the assault. his shirt torn, face and arms scratched, after he'd been tackled by good samaritan carl arndt. was he struggling, fighting you? >> yeah. he was definitely trying to get loose. >> reporter: the prosecution asked for six years in prison, but turner would be sentenced to six months in jail. he would serve half that time in this cell. turner will now return to his parents' home in ohio where he will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. >> his photo will be placed in a nationwide database. we will notify the neighbors through a postcard that they now have a tier 3 sex offender living in their neighborhood. >> reporter: turner walked out of that jail with a sack containing hundreds of pieces of hate mail. the receive -- sheriff's office telling us, he didn't want
tom? >> thank you. overseas now. the midair scare, a passenger onboard an egyptair flight trying to get into the cockpit. he was not armed. the plane flying across saudi arabia with 650 aboard. you will remember 66 people were onboard when an egyptair flight crashed in may. the cause of that crash is still r investigation. and now to another big story we're following. the recall of a popular smartphone is widening tonight. samsung replacing millions of batteries have exploded while being charged. here's rebecca jarvis. on how the trouble is shaking up smartphone sales. >> reporter: tonight, charred smartphones like this one triggering a massive recall. samsung confirming 35 reports of batteries exploding in its galaxy note 7 phones, unveiled just last month. the world's biggest smartphone maker now pulling the brand new model from stores in ten countries, including the u.s. ariel gonzalez posting the
he says it caught fire while it was plugged into a samsung charger. no injuries have been reported. samsung has already shipped 2.5 million note 7s. customers will be able to swap those for new phones as early as next week. but this is big blow to samsung, which hoped to narrow its gap with apple in the u.s. apple is expected to release its brand new iphone next week. tom? >> thank you. and a surprising finding about a common household item. the fda is banning the use of 19 chemicals commonly found in anti bacterial soaps. saying they may actually do harm. >> reporter: today, the government banning 19 ingredients commonly found in antibacterial soaps. saying, "we have no scientific
even going further, citing data that suggests the ingredients "could pose health risks, such as bacterial resistance or hormonal effects." >> i think the question was, who needs them? if you can't show a distinct advantage in these products over conventional soap and water, why should we be putting an unnatural chemical in large amounts into the environment? >> reporter: the cleaning products industry, not giving up. its trade group saying their antibacterial washes are "safe d that manufacturers will provide more research to "fill data gaps identified by the fda." the ban does not affect products used in hospitals or consumer hand sanitizers, which are mostly alcohol-based. some manufacturers began phasing these ingredients out years ago. by next year, all new products will have to meet the new standards.
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meet 11-year-old bo paske, who finds himself eating alone here in the school cafeteria yet again. >> i have autism, so i usually sit alone at lunch. and then travis rudolph just came up to me and said, "hey, can i sit down with you?" >> reporter: travis rudolph is the rest of this happy picture. the football star from florida state was visiting children at montford middle school, happened to need lunch, and saw exactly where he needed to sit. >> i didn't even know he had autism. he just seemed like a normal kid to me. >> reporter: bo was diagnosed with autism when he was 3, and has a hard time dealing with kids his age. it's his mother who posted the picture online. she knows he usually sits alone. >> i have gotten messages from people literally all over the world. sending messages, saying that they -- thank you for sharing my story. because now their child that has
treated kinder. >> reporter: and that's what's happened here. this is what bo's lunch table looks like today. >> we always want to sit next to you. >> reporter: and it's all thanks to the big man with the even bigger heart. >> this picture, this message, this is what kindness is about. >> and tonight, we salute bo travis for being "america strong." thank you so much for watching. i'm tom llamas. for david and all of us here,
and say a prayer for him if you would be so kind. you will need every bit of that.>> new the douglas county sheriff deputy is shot. right now the sheriff using surgery in critical condition and the suspect is dead after a shootout on parker road. we have coverage you tonight. we begin with denver7 marc stewart . >> shannon there are significant questions to answer one being the condition of th the identity of the gunman man accused of shooting him. the sheriff is going to update us at 6:15 but woman last talked -- but when we last talked, it was the gun man that fired the first shot. this again started as a suicide call. two separate scenes involve. one at a home. the gunman is believed to have