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and now at 8:00, we are following breaking news, cuba's long-time revolutionary leader is dead this morning. we look back life of rebellion. plus the search for a hit- and-run driver who left a 10- year-old boy right in the street. how that child is doing and how police say you can help. and we are just hours away from make-or-break moment for ohio state. the buckeyes facing off against rival michigan making the college football playoffs. back to the breaking news from the live desk, fidel castro dead at 90. it is triggers both mourning
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in miami. now, we have a live report from abc's lana zac. >>reporter: good morning. fidel castro will be cremated today and his remains will travel around his country during the next nine days of official mourning in cuba. it is so different from the reaction here in the united states. this is the scene from miami's little havana, a few hours after the announcement of castro's death at 90. [ speaking foreign language ] >>reporter: he was born on august 13th, 1926 in orienta province, cuba. as a child he was educated at private catholic schools and later went on to study law at the university of havana. castro became an advocate for the poor but went on to rule cuba for more than 40 years with an iron fist. >> i am not afraid. i feel honored of being a communist and i hope i will be to the last breath.
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joined forces with the soviet union. the u.s. retaliated by breaking off diplomatic relations with cuba and opposing a trade embargo. in 1961 president john f. kennedy approved a cia invasion force of 1,300 cuban exiles who went ashore at the bay of pigs. castro was able to fend off the invasion. in 1962 american spy planes discovered he had allowed the soviets to put nuclear missiles in cuba. >> i have directed the armed forces to prepare for any >>reporter: u.s. naval vessels moved in and the soviets backed down in a pledge that america would not attack cuba. soviet regime castro promoted eventually produced dissent. in 1980 thousands of cubans braved rough seas and dehydration to reach america. in the early 1990s, the fall of the u.s.s.r. cost cuba billions of dollars in soviet assistance and trade leading to widespread shortages and rationing. >> the demise of the soviet
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equivalent of treason. we have also failed and been betrayed. >>reporter: in 1999 there will be more conflict with the u.s. when the eyes of the world were once again focused on castro during a bitter fight over the fate of a 5-year-old cuban boy named elan gonzalez. in may 2002, president george bush announced his initiative for a new cuba, saying he would maintain the embargo against the country unless castro stepped down from power. >> to remain free and fair, they must give opposition candat and speak. >>reporter: in 2006 castro temporarily handed over some of his powers to his younger brother raoul as he battled health problems, but he never returned to power. before his death, there were many changes in cuba, reestablishing diplomatic ties with the u.s. and president obama's historic visit there earlier this year. and now the world will likely see even more changes with fidel castro gone. some world leaders are starting to weigh in, but there is no
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who made the normalizing the u.s.-cuban relations an issue out on the campaign trail. reporting live from washington, lana zac, abc news, back to you. now a live look outside this morning at public square. people are bundled up this morning because it is chilly, isn't that right, chief meteorologist mark johnson? >> yes, it is. i think they want to go to winter fest and ice skate >> yes. free ice skating right now. they've got the hats, the gloves. >> oh, yeah. >> maybe not the gloves for some people. >> and i bet there's a little sheen on the ice with some of downtown. but elsewhere it has been snow, and we're still seeing some of that. i want to show it to you now, sarah. power of 5, doppler network radar. the whites and the pinks, that's where you have the rain -- i'm sorry, that's where you have the snow. i'll zoom in. you can see the 271 corridor, sliding south around 480. look at this, it's snow and it's coming down at a pretty
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i-77. there's 271 around solon. in geauga county, chesterland to middlefield there's a good bit of snowfall in a hurry, and it could coat the roadways for you if you're going out and about. it's going to be a slushy, wet covering on the roads, making it very slippery in the short term through at least mid morning. now, this area should slide a little more south and begin to weaken and fade, but we'll still see some drizzle and some widely scattered light rain showers through the afternoon for many of you. currently 40 in akron, 38 canton. your hour by hour shows the wintery mix at 9:00, soggy with a wintery mix at 11:00, trying to dry you out with some drizzle and light rain during the afternoon. cloudy and dreary, highs in the lower 40s, sarah. >> stay inside. thank you, mark. developing this morning, we are working to learn more about a 20-year-old man killed in a shootout on i-90 west. it happened just before 6:00 friday night near dead man's curve.
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shooting at one another while driving. the victim pinning out of control, flipping and ending up on burke lakefront airport property. ems tells us a 25-year-old driving another car is alive but injured. the victim died at metro from a gunshot wound. this is at least the 119th homicide in cleveland so far this year. there were 120 total back in 2015. a 10-year-old child crossing a street car and the driver just keeps on going. while that boy recovers in a hospital, cleveland heights police are determined to find the person responsible. news 5's tara molina reports. >>reporter: this is the crosswalk two children were on when this dark red p.t. cruiser sped through. >> this is a really busy street. >>reporter: and hit one of
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just kept driving. >> i think there are people who are really irresponsible and unethical and i can imagine being scared of what the person may have done, but there's no excuse for not stopping. >>reporter: police aren't releasing that little boy's name, but he's 10 years old, and according to them is in stable condition tonight. injuries to his head and legs. these photos of the car are all they have to try to iden they're hoping you'll help. >> if you know who did this, it's our job to make sure everybody is safe in the community, so please call. >>reporter: reporting in cleveland heights, tara molina, news 5 >> again, if you know anything about the driver, call cleveland heights police. you don't have to give your name. now, it is 8:07, and in just a few hours one of the best rivalries in sports will play out on the gridiron. it's known by many simply as the game.
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both teams ranked in the top three for the first time in 10 years. so much is on the line today, including a possible trip to indianapolis for the big 10 title and a potential spot in the college football playoffs. the buckeyes know it is going to be a battle. >> they're a good football team and it's going to be one of those, you know, we don't like them, they don't like us, it's going to be a rough and tough football game. >> it is the two legendary programs. kickoff is at noon, and guess what, you can watch the game right here on news 5. don't even have to change the channel. and buckeye fans can get a free burrito today at chipolte. they're offering a buy one get one offer for anyone supporting scarlet and gray. it runs from 10:45 this morning until 10:00 tonight. expect long lines. well, thank you for starting your saturday here with us. i'm sarah phinney. coming up this morning new details are emerging about the
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week's deadly school bus crash in tennessee. what students had to say about his driving weeks before the accident. and ringing in the christmas spirit. where you can enjoy fireworks, free skating and photos with santa today. mark, i know you like the sound of that. >> oh, yeah. look it. they're putting on the skates. winterfest is open down on public square. it is free. we're going to talk about some rain which is free and some
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all right. once again for travelers, we want to zoom on in on this, i- 271 corridor and the interstate 480 corridor, and, again, we're seeing some scattered snowfall moving in, and that is going to really slow you down. so if you are up early for travel or if you're headed out to some of the malls or the local stores, you can see the route geauga county, and then into southern cuyahoga county we've got some snow coming down at a pretty good pace. that's really going to slow things down through about 9:00, 10:00 this morning. and then things should transition, weaken and fade to just some sprinkles and some drizzle during the afternoon. but right now, the next hour or so some slippery wet conditions on the local highways. sarah. speaking of slippery and wet, how does free skating
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45 minutes at no cost today at the public square ice skating rink. let's take a live look outside right now. got a couple people going down there, but they'll be fine, i'm sure. the first skate started about 10 minutes ago and the last skate will end at 11:00 tonight. up to 2,100 tickets will be passed out with 150 per time slot, so you will have to share the ice with some people. this coincides with the kickoff of winterfest. it technically starts at 1:00 this afternoon, but saw, the party is already getting started. there'll be food trucks and live entertainment. the tree lighting ceremony is from 6:00 to teesk tonight followed by fireworks and photos with santa. well, coming up this morning, cyber monday could be the biggest shopping day ever. how much we are expected to spend and why it might be time to book your next vacation. plus what's happening during the ohio state/michigan game that's never been done in this rivalry before. and another check of the
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now to breaking news. celebrations are under way in little havana following the death of fidel castro. the cuban leader's remains will be cremated later today. he was 90-year-olds. we'll have much more on his life and death coming up at 8:30. new information out of
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raised concerns about the school bus driver now charged with vehicular homicide after crashing and killing six children. those concerns involve jonathan walker's behavior behind the wheel in the weeks before the crash. in one complaint walker was accused of stopping when students moved from their seats to make them bump their heads. and this tragedy is stirring up a lot of questions about whether seat belts are needed on buses. but some argue it would do more harm than good controversial topic, hitting a nerve with parents. >>reporter: seat belts on large school buses, only six states have them right now, ohio isn't one of them. and these parents want to know why. >> they could always have seat belts just like they have on roller coasters that you just quickly release. >> i would feel a lot safer, you know, trusting the bus if they were strapped in. >>reporter: meet jeffrey castle. >> the cushioning, the ap sorption, the speed, the size of the bus, we don't need them.
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the hudson-based school bus safety company, training drivers in 3,000 school districts nationwide, 100 here in ohio. castle's argument is that a school bus is built like a tank, extra protection just isn't needed. >> they're big, they're huge, they're heavy. they rarely travel above 30 miles per hour. >>reporter: look at the school bus crash test from safe guard for kids. their pro-seat belt stance promoted with dramatic images, showing them us what happens to kids when in. >> if i have to put the buckle on, they should have to do. >>reporter: if a fire breaks out or goes into water, those consequences are just as bad. kids would be trapped with their seat belts on. >> if they were across the neck, across the abdomen, they're five times more likely to die than if they aren't in the seat belt in the first place. >>reporter: last november for the first time ever, the national highway traffic safety administration endorsed using three-point seat belts on school buses, the same buckles you and i use in our cars everyday.
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5, a spokesperson told us their stance has led to promising discussions. it goes on to say there are real concerns about costs, but nhtsa is working with the states that do mandate seat belts on school buses to learn ways to deal with costs and other factors. by the way, installing belts on one school bus could cost anywhere from $7,000 to to $11.000, but to these parents, you can't put a price tag on these children's safety >> if we possible from their education and home safe, then that's what we need to do. >>reporter: kristin bern, news 5. with black friday behind us, the focus shifts to cyber monday. some sites have jumped the gun, putting their deals out early. according to forbes, it could be the biggest shopping day in history with more than $90 billion in sales. and if you're looking to book another vacation, cyber monday may be the time to do it, thanks to a slow summer, experts say cyber monday deals
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airfare and hotels. be on the lookout for flash sales that are only available for a few hours. and hopefully your boss isn't listening right now because a new survey finds that nearly half of workers say they will shop at work on monday. mark johnson will not be one of those people >> no way! i am shopping right now between weather hits. >> he's getting it all done now. >> some travel going on this weekend, bi people coming in and going out. let's show you live pics now from downtown, ice skating. oh, there's some mishaps there on the ice. it's always that first time on the skates that kind of gets you falling. mange sure you wear the knee -- make sure you wear the knee pads. that one has been had some trouble in the last 10 minutes. we've been watching. holiday travel, we're going to have some slowdown, maybe flight delays, seattle to portland here with some rain and high winds coming in. so if you're flying out that
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san francisco, same story. in the next 24 hours, we got rain, gusty winds and even down to l.a. later on tonight there'll be some rain showers. and then the other travel trouble spot this holiday weekend is the i-90 corridor, cleveland to buffalo to albany. look at the rain and snow here. so that's definitely a slow go, especially with some lake effect snow expected to follow. so there could be a few more inches of snow there and definitely some wet roads we've got a burst of rain and even some moderate snowfall across the southern suburbs of cuyahoga county into southern geauga county, even into northern medina county now, northern summit seeing the scattered snow moving in. it could coat the ground quickly, definitely put a slushy coating on the roadways briefly and temporarily, but, still, if your adriving on those in the -- if you're driving on those in the next hour, it's going to slow you down and keep an eye on that
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39. the chilly air is here. 39 to shockton, 39 in akron. current wind speeds, we are gusting now above 15 miles per hour in greater cleveland. elsewhere winds are tame, below 10 miles per hour in most spots. so your weather window looks like this. here we go, warming up to a monster 42 degrees, sultry out there, right? i mean, it's time to hit beach, balmy. scattered rain mixing with wet snow during the morning, and then during the afternoon it will remain cloudy with some drizzle and areas of light rain, especially in the snow belt. akron-canton, if you get any flakes, it would be during the morning hours. they will be widely scattered, and then some drizzle during the afternoon with highs in the lower 40s. how much time do i have, producer? 30 seconds. all right. we can show you the hour by hour. here we are. notice we try and get rid of
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we're going to keep the drizzle going in the eastern suburbs as well as the snow belt. elsewhere it's a mainly cloudy sky, and as we head through into the evening hours, temps dropping quickly. skies are going to clear out, so tomorrow's browns game, sarah, thumbs up, temps in the 40s during the game as we take on the giants. i think we get a win >> oh, really? >> i think we get a win. >> i'm just going to be thankful that it's going to be sunny out there. >> i'm predicting a win tomorrow. let's go browns. >> you heard it speaking of football, several high school football teams have punched their tiblgs to the state finals and the cavs keep on rolling. lauren brill has that and more in this morning's sports wrap. >> high school football coming down the home stretch, this weekend state semifinal matchups, we'll start off in division 1 at mansfield where last night st. ignatius took on
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board first. in this one, patrick ryan, throwing the arm with a deep ball trying for the score a.44- yard touchdown pass. wildcats up 7-0. sill snil the 2nd quarter and they add to their lead. phoban makes his way through, gets hit late, so it's his 20th touchdown run of the season. wildcats go up 14-0 and go on macklin pair a defensive battle. as time runs out in the first half, a short field goal puts hudson up 3-0. that's the way we head into the 3rd quarter. macklin with the first drive of the 3rd quarter. looks more like a rugby game. macklin goes on to win 14-3. in division 4, steubenville taking
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steubenville up 13-0 when perry's brewster goes deep to ian walker for the score. that makes it 13-7. not ling their lead go. ja is von davis fires one to alex taylor. then he turns on the motor, but gets brought down just inside the 5. mcgee taking it the rest of the way, a 3-yard touchdown run. steubenville gets the two-point conversion to go up 21-7. they go on to win 51-27. the cavs back in action last the dallas mavericks. the mavericks heading into the game 2-12 on the season, making them the worst team in the nba. the cavs absolutely dominating last night at the q with the big three making things happen. kyree irving from beyond the arc, knocking down the three. he had 25 points on the night. cavs up 9-4. lebron james also doing his thing. he feeds tristan thompson for the two-handed slam. lebron with a double-double, 19 points, 11 assist.
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well, no records set last night, he's knocking them down from three-point land. cavs up by 40 points, yes, 40. 27 on the night. cavs showing their muscle with a big win last night, 128-90. lebron james and some of his teammates making a trip to columbus today for the buckeyes and the wolverines for the 113th meeting of ohio state and michigan. we have you completely covered. we get you then we'll wrap things up at 7:00, ohio state and michigan tonight on news 5. that's it for morning sports. well, as lauren said, all eyes will be on the ohio state/michigan game, but there will be more than just football happening at the stadium. get this, geologists will actually be measuring the seismic activity created by fans. they plan to -- they planted sensors all around the stadium to create what they're calling the fan quakes magnitude scale.
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quake reached a 5.2 magnitude and lasted for two minutes. very cool. well, still ahead, the president-elect is struggling to fill one of the most important positions in his cabinet. and this morning we're learning his advisers are split. the arguments for and against the top candidates for secretary of state. and chief meteorologist mark johnson has another check
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fidel castro, the leader of the communist revolution and former president of cuba has died. we'll take you to little havana where right now people are mourning and also celebrating his death. plus a shootout on the interstate. what we know about the deadly gunfire exchange right by dead man's curve. but, first, a live look outside this morning in public square. we've got a couple skaters we've seen some people taking tumbles this morning, but -- >> that would be me >> that would be you and i. whoa! had a close one there. but people have the hats, the scarves, some gloves on. >> yeah. >> you got to bundle up, chief meteorologist mark johnson. >> easy for you to say. the rain that's fallen overnight has got a little sheen on that ice, so it's a little extra slippery. >> extra slippery. >> and we've got more rain and we got snow outside in some spots. let me show you first of all our tower cam.
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is raining in downtown cleveland, but as you head inland a little bit, it becomes snow. so let me show you our current power of 5, coming in off the lake here, a nice little streamer. rain for cleveland, but inland areas around solon, there you go, over into southern geauga county, this band here is snow. there is some snow back here into central ashtabula county up around jefferson and lenox, moving into rock creek, and then down into northern medina mall here. oh, boy, and strongsville getting some scattered snow mixing with rain. and where it does snow for a little while, it's going to coat the roadways. so please be careful between now and, let's say, 10:00, 11:00 for that slippery wet slushy roadway wherever you are. we got temps that are going to hover generally in the lower 40s. may see a bit breezy conditions develop during the early afternoon hours, but then winds
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we're at 40 degrees. so our high today 42, afternoon drizzle and clouds, and maybe even a wet snowflake or two. [ chanting ] celebrations in the streets of miami after the news broke that former cuban president fidel castro died at the age of 90. his brother and current the announcement late last night. we're in miami this morning where the celebrations are still going on. >>reporter: i'm standing in front of versailles restaurant where people are celebrating in the street, many people are excited, they're relieved that the cuban leader has died at 90 years old. hundreds of people here are dancing, they're waving flags, they're chanting, they're sharing stories about their cuban heritage and time on the
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that this is where they've come to address how they feel about this historical day. many here say that they expect the celebrations to continue throughout the morning as the crowd will continue to get bigger and bigger throughout the day, and we will be here to bring you the very latest. we're live in little havana, i'm gabriel saran, back to you. developing this morning, we are working to learn more about a 20-year-old man killed in a shootout on i-90 west. it is at least the 119th homici this year. police describe a really scary scene, two men in separate cars shooting at one another while driving near dead man's curve. the victim spinning out of control, flipping and ending up on burke lakefront airport property. ems tells us a 25-year-old driving another car is alive but injured. the victim died at metro from a gunshot wound to the chest. there were 120 homicides total in 2015. and put down the coffee
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cleveland police say this man is a suspect in a shooting that hurt two people back in september. it happened in a parking lot of a gas station off of west 150th in lorain. the store clerk who witnessed it said there were more than 10 shots fired, one as you see, even hitting a gas pump. >> it was crazy experience, you know, i've never experienced anything like that. i've been in customer service for seven years now, and, you know, it's guy, give cleveland police a call. now to an update to a story we brought you first on 5. police officers in seven hills were using their own cameras to record traffic stops, pleading for real dash cameras. it took six months, but those cameras have now arrived and news 5's megan hickey rode along with an officer to see how they're working. >> how are you doing? >> good, how are you, officer? >>reporter: an o.v.i.
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camera, recording every step of the sobriety test. >> one thousand one, one thousand two, one thousand three. >>reporter: but footage didn't exist until october. >> we wanted to present some information to city council earlier this year, and they weren't receptive to purchasing the cameras. >>reporter: our story ran in may, the city approved the cameras in june, they were installed last month. but not soon enough fo using his own body camera in the meantime. so you pay for this with your own money? >> yes yes. >>reporter: he told me several officers went out and got their own >> there are times when i got to court and it would have been helpful to have it so that way it's cut and dry right there, you know, instead of just my word. >>reporter: he says o.v.i. stops like these were difficult to document. >> without it, it's basically trying to remember it or writing down, you know, while i'm out on the stop.
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helping in court. >> we can use it for training, we can use it to increase police professionalism and increase the public's trust in us. >>reporter: megan hickey, news 5. >> the cameras came with a $44,000 price tag. the money was from grants, the law enforcement trust fund and donations. 8:36 now. after black friday but before cyber monday is small business saturday, and a record number of people are planning on spend ising their money shops this year. small business saturday actually started back in 2010 by american express. in total $16.2 billion was spent last year, even better numbers are expected today. local arti sans hoping to cash in will be at a local popup shop in public square from 1:00 to 7:00. up next the search heating up for two inmates who broke out of jail. the reward now being offered for information leading to their capture.
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what our state's attorney general is making sure first responders have access to the overdose-reversing drug narcan and mark has a look at your forecast. >> weather wise, oh, she's down for the count. come on, get back up. ice skating downtown, you're skating on some ice out on the roadways as well. we're going to track the snow
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all right, everyone, columbus, ohio state taking on michigan, michigan taking on ohio state. a few little light snowflakes earlier in the overnight, but now we're dry, so here we go. game time conditions, michigan at ohio state, noon, 43 degrees, cloudy skies. yes, there could be a little bit of drizzle during the ball game, but, again, no major rain tomorrow, look at this, 40s for the browns game taking on the giants, mainly sunny, dry and cool. not as cold as last week. remember the wind chills were about 25 degrees. no snow either. back to the desk. >> it was brutal last week. well, around ohio the state's attorney general wants to keep the price of narcan
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interest price for noloxone commonly known at narcan. the price will be good for one year for police, first responders, government agencies and community organizations that purchase the drug. the president of the university of toledo is trying to reassure students after three rapes have been reported there since mid-october. she's sending a letter across campus vowing safety is her top priority. the toledo blade reports all three victims knew their attackers and they're l to look out for one another and to step in if they see someone being threatened. well, still ahead, one on one with a black bear, many of her bones snapped in half. how this woman managed to survive. and an issue with the macy's site that many of you may have encountered. how it may have affected your holiday orders. and if you're heading down to winterfest today, you'll want to bundle up. chief meteorologist mark
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now to breaking news we've been following all morning long. former cuban president fi in 1977 abc's barbara walters traveld to cuba for a five-hour interview with castro, and years later in 1993 abc's diane saw yer interviewed him for primetime live. here are some excerpts of their fascinating talks. >>reporter: news, radios, televisions, motion pictures,
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allowed in the public media. >> we do not have your same convictions. our concept of freedom of the press is not yours, and i say this very honestly. i have nothing to hide. if you ask us if a paper could appear here, i guess socialism, i could say honestly, no. you would not be allowed here, the government or the the freedom of the press that you possess in the u.s. >>reporter: you think politically that an american president can lift the embargo and resume relations with cuba as long as fidel castro is in power? >> if i were the obstacle, i would be willing to give up not only my position, my responsibility, but even my
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never shape the revolution. the revolution is not negotiable. socialism is not negotiable, sovereignty in our country not negotiable. >>reporter: is it crazy to you that american president every four years allow the american people to vote them out of power, that they put their entire power at risk every ur short for any serious programs that you want to implement. in eight years you can do a bit more in terms of government programs. [ indiscernable ] >> really interesting. now to new developments this morning, a $20,000 reward is being offered for the
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inmates. haley chavez and laront campbell broke out of a jail wednesday night. defectives say they are making some progress with search dogs tracking their scent, but the sheriff's department believe the inmates are getting outside help and are hoping the reward money will encourage people to come forward with information. dylann roof is going to trial. a federal judge finding the man accused of killing nine church members at a bible study group in south carolina is competent to stand trial. after his arrest, roof confessed to police that e of -- trying to start a race war. the ruling clears the way for jury selection to begin on monday. turning to the presidential transition, now that donald trump has finished his thanksgiving celebrations in mira lago in florida, he's expected to get back to work, picking out the members of his cabinet. here's abc's lana zak with the tug-of-war over the secretary
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his cabinet picks, there is an internal struggle for secretary of state with trump advisers split over mitt romney or rudy giuliani. >>reporter: is the mayor a candidate for secretary of state? >>reporter: trump loyalists are advocate for the former new york city mayor, but there was concern with potential conflicts of interest from his foreign business entanglements, he could face a difficult confirmation. by contrast, mitt romney would send a signal to the world as a more moderate diplomat >> donald trump is a phoney. >>reporter: but he was one of mr. trump's harshest cr remember, that called donald trump a phoney, a fraud and a con. >>reporter: and senior adviser kellyanne conway tweeted some trump loyalists warn against romney as secretary of state. as for secretary of defense, general jim mathis is considered a top contender. >> he is the real deal. >>reporter: other major posts awaiting appointment, treasury, homeland security and veterans affairs. meanwhile, the transition team announced two staff-level appointments, but said no cabinet appointments would be
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former green party candidate jill stein has raised $3.5 million for recounts in key states. >> what we are saying is that there's enough peripheral evidence to warrant that our system should be investigated. >> it's just not about the outcome. it's about the process. >>reporter: her campaign officially filed for a wisconsin recount in advance of their friday deadline. hillary clinton who now leads in the popular vote by around 2 million meanwhile a u.s. official confirms that the president- elect has had just two intelligence briefings. the vice president has had more, but experts say there is still time for him to get up to speed. lana zak, abc news, washington. and those of you surfing the internet for the best black friday deals may have had some trouble with the macy's website. the retailer says the high volume of traffic on its website cause add glitch. shoppers were given a countdown clock to let them know when
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while mobile users were given a message saying the website was shut down for maintenance. we checked overnight, and the website seems to be back to normal, so that is some good news. it is a perfect day to sit on your couch, surf the internet, turn on a little netflix. >> oh, my goodness. >> get the snuggy going. >> chilly weather, rain and even some wet snow in some spots coming down right now. so travel in the short term a little slick. let's show you what's going on outside right now. a live look at downtown cleveland. winterfest under wa right? >> yes, you can until 11:00 tonight. >> until 11:00 p.m., excellent. take advantage, although make sure you bundle up. here we go, live look at akron, cloudy skies there, had some rain earlier, drying out temporarily. some more rain here will slide into downtown akron, at least graze it over the next hour or so. a little streamer, band of lake effect rain and wet snow pulling right into downtown, eastern suburbs, and then
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throughout geauga county as well. there are some areas of snow. look at the snow there near burton. we've got snow just out of solon towards macedonia and peninsula. we'll zoom on in here to the richfield area, north royal taw, brecksville, that is a band of good, moderate snow and sleet coming down, so the i-77 corridor south out of cuyahoga county is going to be a slow go here until we get rid of that wet snow, and that's going to happen in a couple of hours. we should warm the temps aloft enough to turn it sleet and snow will diminish in intensity and coverage as well during the morning hours. 39 cleveland, akron, 37 wooster, 38 millersburg, 36 currently in ashtabula. winds are gusty along the lake shore especially, so i'm going to show you the wind chill temperatures. here's what it feels like. it's going to feel like you're in the 30s all day long. it feels like some 20s out there right now. so make sure to dress for winter. here's the forecast, 42 today,
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and wet snow should quiet down during the afternoon with mainly cloudy skies and some sprinkles and drizzle lingering. 33 tonight, clearing skies, definitely a chill in the air. and for your seven day, here we have it, monday some late showers toward evening, 51. 61 tuesday, but it's going to be a very wet day, more rain, 58 wednesday with rain. back into the 40s, that's more normal, yeah, thursday, friday, into saturday. sarah. >> all right, thanks, well, bruised, battered but a survivor. this morning we're hearing from a woman who just made it through a terrifying bear attack. and just a warning, these images are pretty tough to see. this is the first bear attack ever on record in maryland. the protective 200-pound black bear snapped karen osbourn's arm and pelvis and crushed many of her teeth, even puncturing her skin. >> when she put her paw on my back and pinned me to the ground, there was no way i was
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letting me go. >> wow! well, in between attacks, osbourn called 911 on her cell phone, pretty certain that she was about to die. officers shot the bear, and as you saw, she survived. she does not know how long the recovery will take. well, coming up, if you're feeling lucky, find out how much you might be able to take home in your christmas miracle powerball jackpot. plus fighting the black friday madness, the fun way a grueling holiday shift. and another check of the weekend forecast with the hardest working man in weather, chief meteorologist mark johnson, and i just said it because it's in the prompter,
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all right. let's help you plan your day, your evening and your overnight. notice highs topping out between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. right around 42 degrees.
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morning with some sprinkles and drizzle during the afternoon, and then clearing out slowly but surely overnight tonight as temps bottom out for greater cleveland in the lower 30s. akron-canton, let's show you, up to near 41 for the afternoon high. it'll be cloudy with some drizzle, maybe a wet snowflake during the morning, isolated drizzle for the afternoon. lows tonight below freezing, right around 30 degrees with some gradually clearing. sarah, the chill is on, least no major snowstorms coming our way. >> knock on wood. let's hope it stays that way. well, christmas is coming a little early for "star wars" fans. disney just announced ticket force rogue one a star wars story will go on sale monday. fans have been eagerly awaiting any details about the film which is both a spinoff of "star wars" and a prequell. and as everyone pushes and shoves their way through stores looking for dynamite black friday deal this is weekend, remember to give thanks to
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working hard amid the madness. target employees in jersey city who survived a grueling holiday shift marked the occasion with, you guessed it, a mannequin challenge. an employee who shot the instagram video said it put everyone in the good mood and made the day go by faster. well, your christmas miracle could come early. set some money aside for this. the powerball jackpot is happening today. it is up to $403 million, one history. you can buy a lot of gifts with that money, including more lottery tickets. well, ahead at 9:00, a terrifying night on i-90, two men opened fire on each other while driving dead man's curve. how this interstate shootout came to an end. and bundle up for those headed to winterfest today. it is going to be chilly. you can see people enjoying the ice skating rink in public square right now.
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hey, i'm sarah carnes and we are at mark's today with ek rich, maker of savory smoked sausage, savory deli meats and they've partnered with marx in operation homefront to surprise a local military family worth $5,000 in free groceries. i'm here with the communications director leah rubentino. tell me what happened today. >> it's been incredible. on veterans day to family like the glenns and to see that look on their face when they were surprised with the $5,000. it's just unbelievable to see. >> it really was. here's what the family had to say about it. >> it means a great deal for me. i'm very much appreciative of it. it really shows what the community means and what -- and how they present with their veterans. to have me specifically recognized and my family on top
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it will really help us get through the holidays and probably even a little bit after that. we've had some struggles. so it's honestly going to help us out. you know, we cannot worry about who's coming over and who's bringing what for the holidays. we can actually provide that for other veterans as well. >> and this is just our small way of appreciating everything and all the sacrifices you and your family have made. [ applause ] >> so thankful for all the men country. thank you to ekrich as well. why is this partnership so important? >> well, at eckrich, we believe the entire military family is making a sacrifice, you know, with their loved ones overseas, when their loved one comes back, home, we just want them to know that we're thinking of all of you. it's very important to us. so we really hope that today the $5,000 in free groceries is just a small token of our appreciation and hopefully that
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bit brighter. >> it's so wonderful. thank you so much. you can find more information on eckrich.com. now at 9:00, we are following breaking news, cuba's long-time revolutionary leader is dead this morning. we look back at life of rebellion. plus the search for a hit- and-run driver who left a 10- year-old boy right in the street. how that child is doing and how police say you can help. and we are hours away from a make-or-break moment for ohio state. the buckeyes face rival michigan in a bid to make the college football playoffs. now to breaking news from the live desk. fidel castro, as we mentioned, dead at 90. it is triggers both mourning
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celebrations from little havana in miami all morning. fidel's brother announcing the news last night. here's abc's lana zak. >>reporter: good morning. fidel castro will be cremated today and his remains will travel around the country during nine days of official mourning. the scene playing out there so different from the one in this country. this is the scene from miami's little havana, a few hours after the announcement of fidel castro's d >>reporter: he was born on august 13th, 1926 in orienta province cuba. as a child, he was educated at private catholic schools and later went on to study law at the university of havana. castro became an activist for the poor and promised democracy, but went on to rule cuba for more than 40 years with an iron fist. >> i am not afraid, i feel honored of being a communist and i hope it will be until the last breath. >>reporter: in 1960 castro
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union. the u.s. retaliated by breaking off diplomatic relations with cuba and imposing a trade embargo. in 1961 president john f. kennedy approved a cia invasion force of 1,300 cuban exiles who went ashore at the bay of pigs. castro was able to fend off the invasion, but in 1962 american spy planes discovered he had allowed the soviets to put nuclear missiles in cuba. >> i have directed the armed forces to prepare for any eventuality. >>reporter: u.s. naval vessels moved in and the so that america would not attack cuba. soviet that castro promoted eventually produced dissent. in 1990, thousands of cubans braved rough seas and dehydration in the muriel boat lift. in the early 1990s, the fall of the u.s.s.r. cost cubans billions of dollars and assistant and trade leading to widespread shortages and rationing. >> the demise of the soviet union, we have suffered the
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we have also fail feel betrayed. >>reporter: in 1999 there would be more conflicts with the u.s. when the eyes of the world were once again focused on castro during a bitter fight over the fate of a 5-year-old cuban boy named elan gonzalez. in may 2002 president george bush announced his initiative for a new cuba, saying he would maintain the embargo against the country unless castro stepped down from power. >> to remain free and fair, they must give opposition candidates the freedom to organize, assemble and speak. temporarily panned -- in 2008 he handed over powers to brother raoul as he battled health problems, but ever never returned to power. before his death, there were changes in cuba, reestablishing diplomatic ties with the u.s. and president obama's historic visit there earlier this year. and now the world will likely see even more changes with fidel castro gone. and world leaders have started to weigh in with their condolences and their
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no comment yet from president obama. president-elect donald trump has tweeted only that fidel castro is dead exclamation point. reporting live from washington, lana zak, abc news, back to you. now a live look outside this morning in public square. you can go ice skating for free for 45 minutes. it started at 8:00 and ends at 11:00. oh, we got someone doing a dance there. >> almost falling down too. >> oh, my goodness. chief meteorologist mark johnson joins bit of snow and some rain. >> snow and sleet and rain, kind of that wintery mixed bag, depending on where you live, and it's mainly the snow belt and northern ohio, but it is sliding south, and i think all of us will see at least a sprinkle or some light rain during the afternoon hours especially. here we go. it's a trough of low pressure moving through right now, and it's producing this wintery mix, as you can see in greens and yellows. we've got the rain, but there is some sleet here, definitely
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of cleveland all the way down into the solon area. so there is sleet coming down along the i-271 corridor, southern geauga county still some snow. there's hinckley, moving over into richfield. that is some snow, and even into wooster now some light snowfall. we've got a cloudy sky for the most part, although we're trying to get a few breaks in the overcast here out west towards the islands and down toward dayton and cincinnati. i'm thinking cloudy skies are going to hang real, real tight akron, 38 currently in canton. let me show you the hour by hour, weather window through mid afternoon, notice lower 40s for highs with mainly cloudy skies. sarah. >> thank you, mark. developing this morning, the -- excuse me. right now we're working to learn more information about a 20-year-old man killed in a shootout on i-90 west. it happened just before 6:00
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scene, two men in separate cars shooting at one another while driving. the victim spinning out of control, flipping and ending up on burke lakefront airport property. ems tells us a 25-year-old driving another car is alive but injured. the victim died at metro from a gunshot wound. this is at least the 119th homicide in cleveland so far this year. there were 120 total in 2015. a 10-year-old boy crossing the driver just keeps going. while that boy recovers in the hospital, cleveland heights police are determined to find the person responsible. news 5's tara moleina reports. >>reporter: this is the crosswalk two children were on when this dark red p.t. cruiser sped through. >> this is a really busy street. >>reporter: and hit one of them.
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just kept driving. >> i think there are people who are really irresponsible and unethical and i can imagine being scared of what the person may have done, but there's no excuse for not stopping. >>reporter: police aren't releasing that little boy's name, but he's 10 years old, and according to them is in stable condition tonight. injuries to his head and legs. these photos of the car are all they have to the driver. they're hoping you'll help. >> if you know who did it, it's our job to make sure everybody is safe in the community, so please call. >>reporter: reporting in cleveland heights, tara molina, news 5. >> again, if you know anything, give cleveland heights police a call. you do not have to give out your name. well, it is 9:07 right now. just a few hours away from one of the best rivalries in sports. it's known to many as simply
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ohio state/michigan game. both teams ranked in the top three for the first time in 10 years. so much is on the line today, including a possible trip to indianapolis for the big ten title and a potential spot in the college football playoffs. the buckeyes know it is going to be a tough battle. >> they're a good football team and it's going to be one of those, you know, we don't like them, they don't like us. it's going to be a rough and tough football now, this is the 113th meeting of the two legendary programs. kickoff is at noon and good news, you don't even have to change the channel, you can watch the game right here on news 5. and buckeye fans can get a free burrito today at chipolte. they're offering a buy one get one offer for anyone sporting scarlet and gray. it runs from 10:45 this morning until 10:00 tonight. bundle up, it's going to be cold out there. well, thank you for starting your saturday with us, i'm sarah phinney.
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details emerging about the man behind the wheel of this week's deadly school bus crash in tennessee. what students had to say about his driving weeks before the accident. plus what's happening during the michigan/ohio state game today that's never been done before during this rivalry? and mark has your weather >> all right. you a live look now at winter -- a live look now at winterfest. the tree is up on public square. it is free ice skating through 11:00 tonight, i believe. >> yes. >> by the way, s skater, either that or she watched it on tv. >> may have just watched it. >> one or the other. we'll be right back.
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all right. weather wise in the short term we got rain and wet snow. i want to zoom in on some of the areas here. take a look at this bright yellow band here. this is not necessarily heavy rain, this is the kind of scenario in the atmosphere where we likely are fast pace, so i-90 out of cleveland into euclid, cleveland heights, mayfield heights and beachwood there could be some snow mixing in as well. along the i-271 corridor, it's likely going to be -- visibility along the i-271 corridor, it's likely to be wet. this is coming down at a pretty good pace, darker colors here towards richfield indicating some moderate snowfall. also into middlefield and
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rain from auburn corners into manaway. all right. it's a wintery mixment bundle up and drive safely. sarah. new information out of tennessee this morning. both students and administrators raised concerns about the school bus driver now charged with vehicular homicide after crashing and killing six children. those concerns involve johnthony walker's behavior what kind the wheel -- behind the wheel in the weeks before the crash. in one complaint walker was students moved from their seats to make them bump their heads. and this tragedy is stirring up a lot of questions about whether seat belts are needed on buses. but some argue it would do more harm than good. kristin byrne takes on this controversial topic hitting a nerve with parents. >>reporter: seat belts on large school buses, only six states have them right now, ohio isn't one of them. and these parents want to know why. >> they could always have seat
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roller coasters that you could just quickly release. >> i would feel a lot safer, you know, trusting a bus if they were strapped? >>reporter: meet jeffrey castle. >> the cushions, the absorption, the speed, the size of the bus, we don't need them. >>reporter: he's president of the hudson-based school bus safety company, training drivers in 3,000 school districts nationwide, 100 here in ohio. castle's argument, the school bus is built like a tank, extra protection just isn't needed. >> the and they very rarely travel above 30 miles per hour because they're bringing kids to and from school. >>reporter: look at the school bus crash test from seat belts for kids, supportd dramatic images, showing what can happen to kids in a crash when they aren't buckled in. >> if i have to put the buckle on no matter what, they should have to too. >>reporter: castle points out if a fire breaks out on a bus or it crashes into water, those consequences are just as bad. kids would be trapped with their seat belts on. >> if they were across the
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they're five times more likely to die than if they didn't have the seat belt on in the first place. >>reporter: last november for the first time ever, the national highway traffic safety administration endorsed using seat belts on school buses, the same buckles you and i use in our cars everyday. in a statement released to news 5, a spokesperson told us it has led to promising discussions. it goes on to say there are real concerns about costs, but nhtsa are working with states that do mandate seat belts on school buses to learn ways to deal with costs by the way, installing belts on one school bus could cost anywhere from $7,000 to $11.000, but for these parents, you can't put a price tag on a child's safety >> if we can do whatever we can do to make it possible to make sure they get to their education and back home safe, then that's what we need to do. >>reporter: kristin byrne, news 5 well, with black friday behind us, the focus now shifts to cyber monday, but some sites like wal-mart and amazon have already jumped the gun and been
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early. according to forbes, it cob the biggest shopping -- it could be the biggest shopping day in history with more than $90 billion in sales. and if you're looking to book another vacation, cyber monday might be the time to do it thanks to a slow summer. experts say cyber monday deals may be better than ever for airfare and hotels. be sure to be on the lookout, though, for flash sales that are only available for a few hours, and hopefully your boss won't hear this because a new survey finds nearly half of workers say theyl work on monday. mark, you going to be cruising for maybe a little flight out of here, a flight somewhere warm? >> i'm very proud of myself. this year i started early. i did. >> good. >> i started my shopping early and i'm almost done >> you're almost done. wow! >> i haven't gotten in on any deals. >> have you wrapped anything yet? >> nothing. i think i'm just throwing them in paper bags. >> there you go. here we go. let's take a live look downtown, winterfest ongoing, the ice rink is ready to go,
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ice with the rain showers from earlier this morning. right now in cleveland it's just a few sprinkles, wooster is cloudy and dry at this moment in time, as we look west, we've got a few little breaks in the overcast, but we've also got a little trough of low pressure sliding in right now, and that is stirring up some precipitation in the form of rain and sleet and wet snow. i think it'll become all light rain and drizzle during the afternoon. we'll top out near for cleveland and northern ohio. columbus 43 during that big ohio state/michigan game today, maybe a little bit of drizzle for them as well. overnight lows 30 to 35 degrees tonight and then tomorrow a little bit milder, 47 for cleveland. the browns game you'll be in the 40s during the entire ball game. tailgating probably upper 30s to near 40 starting off early. here's the high pressure that will push the precip and the clouds out of here beginning tonight and bring us some
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with clouds. so a dry day. and then by monday clouds thicken up, and late monday we'll begin to see some rain showers move in and warmer temps are coming our way, and i'm thinking that by tuesday into wednesday we'll be flirting with 60 degrees. whoa! not too shabby. 42 today, a morning mix with some isolated afternoon sprinkles, a lot of clouds out there as well. 33 tonight, clearing skies after midnight generally, cold. all right. sunday we've got a sunday, we'll go 47. monday it's late showers more towards sunset, 51. tuesday rain likely. there you go, 61 degrees, upper 50s wednesday and then back into the mid-40s with a few showers thursday and friday. sarah. >> 61, i like it. thank you, mark. several local high school football teams punch their tickets to the state finals and the cavs keep on rolling. sports anchor lauren brill has
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wrap. >> high school football coming down the home stretch. this weekend state semifinal matchups will start off in division 1 at mansfield where last night st. ignatius took on liberty. st. ignatius getting on the board first and this one, patrick ryan. travis for the score, - touchdown pass. wildcats up 7-0. still in the 2nd quarter, and they add to their lead. mark phoban makes his way through, gets hit late, so it's his 20th touchdown run of the season. wildcats go up 14-0 and go on to win 24-14. in division 2, hudson and perry a defensive battle. as time runs out in the first half, 3-0. that's the way we
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looks more like a rugby run. matt baker in the middle of all that, pushes across the goal line for the score. perry goes on to win 14-3. in division 4, steubenville taking on an undefeated perry team. steubenville up 13-0 when perry's coleson brewster goes deep to ian walker for the score. that makes it 13-7. steubenville not letting their lead go. ja vo taylor, then he turns on the motor, but gets brought down just inside the 5. mcgee taking it the rest of the way, a 3- yard touchdown run. steubenville gets the two-point conversion to go up 21-7. they go on to win 51-27. the cavs back in action last night at the q as they hosted the dallas mavericks. the mavericks heading into the game 2-12 on the season, making them the worst team in the nba. the cavs absolutely dominating
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big three making things happen. kyree irving from beyond the arc, knocks down the three. 25 points on the night. cavs up 9-4. lebron james also doing his thing. he feeds tristan thompson for the two-handed slam. lebron with a double-double, neab points, 11 assists. and how about kevin love? well, no records set last night. he's knocking them down from three-point land. cavs up by 40 points, yes, 40. love poured in 27 on the night and cavs showing their muscle 90. lebron james and some of his teammates take ago trip to columbus today for -- taking a trip to columbus today for the buckeyes and wolverines for the 113th meeting of ohio state and michigan. we have you completely covered. we get you moving before kickoff. we have the game and then we'll wrap things up at 7:00, ohio state and michigan tonight on news 5. that's it for morning sports. >> as lauren has been saying,
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state/michigan game, but there will be more than just football happening at the stadium. get this, geologists will be measuring the seismic activity created by fans. they planted sensors all around the stadium to create what they are calling the fan quakes magnitude scale. so far this season the biggest quake reached was a 5.2 magnitude and it lasted for two minutes. very cool. well, it's almost time for your dose of weekly cuteness. we'll introduce you to the pet of actually, we got two, mistletoe and jingles. that's coming up next. you're watching "good morning
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come on, it's your favorite time of the show, right? it's pet of the week time and it's kind of two for the price of one. katherine snyder is join us from the cleveland a.p.l. how are snu >> i'm he good. how are you? >> who do we have here? >> this is mistletoe and jingle. tuxedo. >> exactly. >> she's got a tie and white paw. >> mostly black with little white accents. >> how old? >> these siblings are three months old. they were found as strays by a good samaritan who held onto them until they were big enough for their spays and neuters which they just got yesterday. >> i think they're doing very well for being in a studio with all the lights and the cameras. >> they are. they're pretty chilled. >> excellent. so how would you -- what would you recommend for folks who are
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perhaps a gift this holiday time? >> well, gifts are not a terrible thing when it -- or pets are not a terrible thing when it comes to gifts, but you gotta know that the person you're adopting the pet for is looking for a pet. >> sure. >> if it's a total surprise -- >> it'll probably come back to you >> then it might come back to us or not work out. if you know someone's really looking and there's always gift certificates too. we have gift certificates if you know people are looking and they want to pick out their own. >> you got a big event going on right now. >> we do. we'll be at the holidays event. we're going to have these guys and their siblings and a few other kitties and a few dogs as well from 11:30 to 3:00 p.m. >> and if you want to contact the cleveland a.p.l. and inquire about these kitties or any other pets, 216-771- 4616. that's dancer and dancer and prancer. >> mistletoe and jingles. >> excellent. nice job, kitty cats. >> very cool, mark. well, it is 9:26. i'm sarah phinney. coming up this morning ringing
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where you can enjoy fireworks, free skating and photos with santa and another check of the weekend forecast when "good
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fidel castro, the leader of the communist revolution and former president of cuba has died. we'll take you to little havana
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are mourning and even celebrating his death. plus a shooting on the interstate. what we know about the deadly gunfire happening right by dead man's curve. but, first, a live look outside this morning at public square. people are lacing up and getting on the ice. a couple of people falling down there. but there's free ice skating there from 8:00 this morning until 11:00 p.m. tonight. so you might want to get out there. saturday edition of "good morning cleveland," i'm sarah phinney along with chief meteorologist mark johnson >> we're in here where it's warm, but if you're going out and about some rain and sleet and snow and chilly weather. >> bundle up. >> bundle up. all right. let's get you to it now. a live look at cleveland downtown. cloudy skies with some rain drops on the old windshield, but we have dried it out downtown, at least temporarily. and there's those cloudy skies. you may see a few breaks in the
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lake, all in response to a little trough of low pressure right about here, a little slide -- that will slide in and weaken. so i think if you're seeing quite a bit of precip as you are on the east side into the snow belt areas this morning, it'll tame down quite a bit during the afternoon. we got some drizzle and light rain wooster to canton into dover-new philly, even some wet snow. in geauga county, this is right before sunrise, this just came in via facebook. er the ground, a good inch there. it's going to melt off, but it will slow you down. and here's this little band of what looks to be rain mixing with sleet, maybe even some wet snowflakes here mayfield heights to the i-271 corridor, right here in all this yellow and orange. that would be where i would expect there'd be some wintery precipitation mixing with rain. scattered snow, solon -- i'm sorry, scattered snow over towards strongsville, north royalton into northern medina
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and your hour by hour does show the wintery mix, soggy through noon. but as we head through the afternoon, it's generally just some drizzle and a mainly cloudy sky, highs near 42 degrees. sarah. [ chanting ] celebrations in the streets of miami after the news broke that former cuban president fidel castro died at the age of 90. his brother and current presiden the announcement late last night. gabriel sarann with our scripps sister station is live in little havana this morning where celebrations were raging overnight. >>reporter: i'm standing in front of versailles restaurant where people are celebrating in the street, many people are excited, they're relieved that the cuban leader has died at 90 years old. hundreds of people here are dancing, they're waving flags, they're chanting, they're sharing stories about their
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talk politics, so it's fitting that this is where they've come to express how they feel about this historical day. many here say that they expect the celebration to continue throughout the morning as the crowds will continue to get bigger throughout the day, and we will be here to bring you the very latest. we're live in little havana, i'm gabrielle sarann, back to you. developing this morning, we are learning new information from police about a 23-year-old man killed in 90 west. it's at least the 119th homicide in cleveland so far this year. and police describe a really scary scene. the suspect pulling up to a car, shooting at two men inside, the driver spinning out of control, flipping and landing on burke airport lakefront property. the man who survived was also take tone metro but left without speaking to police and he has not been found yet. there were 120 homicides total
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take a look at this video if you can. cleveland police say this man is a suspect in a shooting that hurt two people back in september. it happened in the parking lot of a gas station off of west 150 in lorain. the store clerk who witnessed it said there were more than 10 shots fired, one, as you see, hitting a gas pump. >> it was crazy experience, you know, i've never experienced anything like that. i've been in customer service for seven know, it's new. >> if you recognize this guy, call cleveland police. a woman is recovering this morning after police say someone opened fire and started shooting at the car she was in. the woman and two others told police they were driving along i-90 east when two men in a silver trailblazer pulled up next to them and flashed their guns. surveillance cameras were rolling when they drove past a gas station at wade avenue and
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and shot at the car. the woman's head was grazed by a bullet. police still searching for suspects. now an update to a story we brought you first on news 5. police officers in seven hills were using their own cameras to record traffic stops, pleading for real dash cameras. it took six months, but those cameras have now arrived. news 5's megan hickey rode along with an officer to see how they're working. >> how are you doing? >> good, how are you, >> good. >>reporter: an o.v.i. arrest in seven hills caught on camera, recording every step of the sobriety test. >> thousand one, thousand two, thousand three. >>reporter: but footage like this didn't exist before october. >> we wanted the dash cams for about a year. we presented some information to city council earlier this year, and they weren't receptive to purchasing the cameras. >>reporter: our story ran in may, the city approved the cameras in june, they were installed last month, but not
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satanick who is using his own body camera in the meantime. so you paid for this with your own money? >> yes. >>reporter: he told me several officers went out and got their own. >> there's times i've gone to court and, you know, it would have been helpful to have it so that way it's cut and dried right there, you know, instead of just my word. >>reporter: he says o.v.i. stops like these were difficult to document. >> without it it's writing down or remembering it while i'm out on >>reporter: this detective tells me the videos are already helping in court. >> we can also use it for training, we can use it to increase police professionalism and increase the public's trust in us. >>reporter: megan hickey, news 5. >> the cameras came with a $44,000 price tag. the money came from grants, the law enforcement trust fund and donations. 9:36 now. after black friday but before cyber monday is small business saturday.
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local shops this year. small business saturday was started back in 2010 by american express. in total $16.2 billion was spent last year, even better numbers are expected today. local arti sans are hoping to cash in today. they'll be at a holiday popup shop during winterfest at public square from 1:00 to 7:00. well, up next the search heating up for two inmates who broke out of jail. the reward now being offered for information leading to their capture. macy's site that many of you may have encountered. how it could affect your holiday orders. and mark has your forecast. >> all right. if you like wet weather, well, cloudy weather too, you're going to love today. we'll have details and some sunshine and warmer temps,
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all right. travel begins today, many of loved ones away. i did just do some checking on airport delays, and we do have delays now in san francisco. so if you're flying across the country or who have loved ones who are, there are some delays there with some rain showers and wind. also seattle and portland very windy and wet during the day today. elsewhere, though, it's basically up through upstate new york along interstate 90 the other travel trouble spot
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will really slow you down traveling east out of cleveland, up toward buffalo and erie and then across toward albany, new york. so keep that in mind for travelers. catching a plane today, we'll have highs 42, lows near 33, basically some morning sprinkles and light drizzle. i don't think there'll be any delays taking off from hopkins. back to sarah. >> all right, that's good news, mark. we've been tawng bg it all morning, how does some free ice skating sound? well, you can cost today at the public square ice skating rink. we have a live look -- we do not have a live look out there. >> what? >> i know. that is such a disappointment because it has been entertaining to watch all morning. the first skate happened about an hour ago. as i said, it's going on until 11:00. up to 2,100 tickets will be passed out with 150 per time slots. you'll have to share the ice with other people. now, this coincides with the kickoff of winterfest which starts at 1:00 this afternoon.
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live entertainment. the tree lighting ceremony is from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., followed by fireworks and photos with santa claus. well, still ahead, are you feeling lucky? how much you could take home tonight if your christmas miracle comes early and you win the powerball jackpot. and another check of the weekend forecast when "good morning cleveland" saturday
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now to news we've been following all morning long,
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castro has died at age 90. in 1977 abc's barbara walters traveled to cuba for a five- hour interview with castro, and years later in 1993 abc's diane sawyer interviewed him for prime time live. take a look. >> news, radios, televisions, motion pictures, no dissent or opposition is allowed in the public >> barbara, we do not have your same convictions. our concept of freedom of the press is not yours, and i say this very honestly. i have nothing to hide. if you ask us if a paper could appear here against socialism, i could say honestly, no, it cannot appear. it would not be allowed. the government nor the people. in that sense, we do not have
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you possess in the u.s. >>reporter: do you think politically that an american president can lift the embargo and resume relations with cuba as long as fidel castro is in power? >> if i were the obstacle, i would be willing to give up not only my position, but my responsibilities and even my life, but i would never do never shape the revolution. the revolution is not negotiable, socialism is not negotiable, sovereignty and independence of our country are not negotiable. that i would never seek. >> does it seem crazy to you that american presidents every four years allow the american people just to vote them out of power, that they put their entire power at risk every four
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short for any serious program that you want to undertake. in eight years you can do a bit more in terms of government programs. in 12 years you can do more. new developments this morning, a $20,000 reward is being offered for the capture of two escaped prison inmates. haley chavez and leron campbell broke out of a california jail wednesday night. some progress with a search, but the sheriff's department believes the inmates are getting outside help and are hoping the reward money will encourage people to come forward with information. dylann roof is going to trial. a federal judge finding the man accused of killing nine church members at a bible study group in south carolina competent to stand trial. after his arrest, roof confessed to police that a shooting was racially motivated and that he was trying to start a race war.
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jury selection to begin on monday. and after celebrating thanksgiving with his family at his mira lago estate, president- elect donald trump is expected to continue working on filling up his cabinet of advisers. trump has not yet decided on who he will name as secretary of state, although mitt romney and rudy giuliani remain the prime contenders. general jim mattis is at the top of the list for secretary of of defense. other major posts awaiting appointment include the treasury, homeland well, those of you surfing the internet for the best black friday deals may have had some trouble with macy's. the retailer says a high volume of traffic on its website cause add glitch. shoppers were -- caused a glitch. shoppers were given a countdown clock letting them know when they could return to the site, while mobile users were given a message that said the website was shut down for maintenance. we checked overnight and it seems to be back to normal. all morning we were looking at those fun live shots of
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skating, people all bundled up because it is chilly outside. >> it is chilly and we're going to remain cool all day long today, but we should get warmer air moving in here for next week. >> i like the sound of that. >> let's track the wintery mix right now. >> they're back. >> there they are. we got our live shot back. the kids getting out and doing some ice skating, winterfest free until 11:00 p.m. this evening, not bad. go downtown, enjoy. our wintery mix, most of it avoiding downtown, maybe a sprinkle or two right downtown clev band of rain mixing with sleet and wet snow into the eastern suburbs of greater cleveland into geauga county as well, right there. that would tell me these little yellow bands here, those are called bright bands. that means we've got some sleet and ice pellets here falling down. we got legitimate snow, yeah, moving down towards richfield into the cry hogue a valley, northern medina county near hinckley. there's the band, so if you're
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east, along the shoreway into euclid and lake county, keep an eye out for that. well, we had near -- near wooster we had a few snowflakes a little while ago. now it's just a rain drop or two. there could be a sprinkle just about anywhere during the day today, anywhere in the viewing area, primarily the rain and sleet and snow will be in the snow belt from greater cleveland and medina to akron to ravenna and points northeast, and then it should gradually taper off during the afternoon. we got 30s to near 40 degrees. fremont is at 43. we're getting a little bit of sunshine poking through out here. so it might warm you up a little more. current wind speeds generally calm to about 13 miles per hour, so wind chills, i hate showing this to you, but we have to, feels like 29 right now in ravenna, 31 in wooster, 31 in canton. we'll keep wind chills in the 30s through the afternoon hours today as well. current conditions cleveland at 39, akron at 40, canton at 38 with the sprinkles.
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cool with some sunshine for the browns game. more rain and warmer temps moving in for next week. so not bad. 42 today, a morning mix with some p.m. sprinkles, mainly cloudy skies through the day. tonight 33, clearing skies and cold as well. and finally let's show you the seven day. you want warm? you want warm? 51, that's not bad for late november, late day shower. tuesday it's going to be a wet day, on and off rain 61, 58 wednesday and then it's cooling 40s. >> thank you, mark. we are a little more than two hours away -- [ laughter ] >> i got the lights back on. go ahead. >> 113th meeting of ohio state versus michigan. obviously andy bass is here to talk about it. andy, there's so much on the line today. >> this is what college football is all about, national championship hopes are on the line for ohio state. the buckeyes need to beat michigan and they need michigan state to get a win to get to the big ten championship game. thoughts are, though, if ohio
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michigan, they'll get to the college football playoff even if they don't make it to that big ten championship game. michigan will start quarterback john okorn, ohio state 19-1 in november under head coach urban meyer, and this is the 11th time that ohio state and michigan have met in a top 5 matchup. make sure you scwroib us. coming up in a little bit at lech:30, we'll get you ready for the big game today. i gotta tell you, the thing about this game that makes it great is all the pageantry and everyone that's three times in my career where i felt more excitement at a game than ohio state/michigan. obviously the cavaliers winning the championship was one of those, being at any of the indians world series games, whether it was in the '90s or here. but when ohio state and michigan play, a top 5 matchup, folks get goose bumps. people have been waiting for this game since thanksgiving. we'll have it here on news 5. it's pure excitement. this is what football is all about. >> can we win?
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>> what about the browns tomorrow real quick? >> that will be more difficult. >> as andy says, news 5 has you covered all day for the 113th meeting of ohio state and michigan. we'll get you moving before kickoff. we have the game and we'll wrap things up at 7:00 as well. well, coming up, fighting the black friday madness in a fun way. how workers at one store dealt with a grueling holiday shift, and one more check of that saturday forecas
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welcome back. as everyone pushes and shoves their way through stores looking for dynamite black friday deals this weekend, remember to give thanks to those store employees who are working hard amid the madness. target employees in jersey city who survived the grueling holiday shift marked the occasion with, you guessed it, a mannequin challenge. an employee who shot the
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everyone in a pretty good mood and helped the day go by faster. how fun. christmas is coming early for "star wars" fans. didzany just announced tickets for rogue one, a star wars story. they will go on sale monday. fans have been eagerly awaiting for any details about the film which is both a spinoff of "star wars" and a prequell. and your christmas miracle could come early if you set some money aside for this. the powerball jackpot is happening it's up to $43 million, million. >> million. >> it's one of the largest jackpots in u.s. history and you can buy a whole lot of gifts with that money and even maybe some sunshine for mark johnson. >> oh, yeah. we're going to buy some sunshine, i think it's coming in tomorrow. you might see a peek or two later on today, but it's a morning mix becoming some sprinkles and drizzle during the afternoon. 42 chilly degrees, tonight down to 33 as skies clear out a little bit. sunday it's a cloud/sun mix,
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tailgaters upper 30s to near 40. game time lower and mid-40s. 47 for the high. let me show you the seven day one more time. >> all right. >> just in case you missed it. all right. we do warm it up. by tuesday we're at 61, but it's going to be a very wet weather day. we got rain showers coming in, and then wednesday a few more showers, 50s, and then it's back to normal, mid-40s thursday, friday and saturday. >> i like the look of tuesday, if only we could get rid of that rain. you know what i mean? >> wet and 60. remember, you anytime. just download our news 5 app. have a great day. >> high five. hey, i'm sarah carnes. we're on the road today. we're at sweeties candy. with the holiday season fast
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so much here. i'm here with tom and he's going to talk about all of the gifts you can give at reasonable prices. >> yes. >> i love this, tom. tell me about some of the items you have here. >> it's the holiday season already, isn't that amaze sng >> i know. i know. it's exciting >> yeah, it is. this is a great time of the year. >> this candy gets me excited too. >> a couple of the items here, we have the mercy which is a european chocolate. this is a 16-piece variety that is really a huge seller we have chocolate oranges where when you push it down, they break into these pieces. >> oh, that's cool. >> and this particular one is milk chocolate and orange center and then there's a dark chocolate and almond. there's like six different varieties. this one is one of our most popular, the chocolate christmas tree. this is made in akron, ohio by tea most candies, and the whole casing of the tree is edible, it's all molded chocolate and there's about 40 pieces of
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there. >> never, ever, huh-uh. solid cherries always popular for being inexpensive, but really a good quality piece of chocolate. this is a liquid center, so when you eat it, you get a little bit of drool on your lip. some is small items from ghiradellis, little gift packs. these items sell from $1.39 to $6.99 for the tree and a lot of it is very affordable. >> yeah. all kinds of price ranges, great for little gifts to give your family. >> for your u.p.s. driver, for your garbage collector, for your teacher. >> absolutely. so what candies to give? >> usually all the items that sell for $5 and down because that's what we are. most of our items are very inexpensive. >> what about holiday packages, like gift bags? >> boxed chocolates, you know, jelly belly items. >> perfect. well, this is the place to shop to give the gift of candy this season. for more information, you can head to their website, it's sweetiescandy.com or call them
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