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overdowntown orlando. marina jurica is in severe weather center 9 we are looking at another beautiful day. a mixture of sun and clouds as our next system hovers in the panhandle. increased chance of rain starting tomorrow. satellite radar showing we are year in southern counties, but northern counties have a lot of clouds. we are looking at a touch of fog in the villages and leesburg. we have more cloud coverage out there this morning. that will hinder the fog from forming. >> >> upper 40s in ocala. otherwise. the rest of us are mild, in the 50s. it feels fantastic out there. as we head into the day, we'll be talking upper 70s. we'll be two to four degrees warmer than yesterday. darlene. >> >> right now, orlando police are investigating a shooting that ended with four people in local hospitals. it happened at a convenience
before 9:00 last night. julie is live at police headquarters, a 13-year-old girl said she saw the gunman come in and open fire. >> at this time, it appears to be an apparent robbery. according to the eye witness, she said she heard the cashier's brother shout "we have been robbed." let's look at some of the video we shot shortly after 9:00 at that convenience store. according to orlando police, a man shot four people and took off in a gold s.u.v. after an apparent robbery at that convenience store. we have video of a police cruiser slammed into the s.u.v., possibly trying to stop the driver from getting away. at this point, orlando police have not told us if they arrested anyone or if they are still looking for the shooter. >> he came in the store,
counter, i saw what he had in his hand and went -- we are working on getting the conditions of the police sent to the house. detectives from violent crime were also investigating. vet tors say one person is in connection with the shootings in kalamazoo county the suspect simply drove around shooting people at random in a apartment parking lot, cracker barrel restaurant. deputies say the suspect did not put up a fight when they approached him at last check, the suspect was being questioned by deputies. >> >> this morning, donald trump
carolina in the republican primary. after that, former governor jeb bush ended his run for the white house. >> the people of new hampshire, iowa and south carolina have spoken, i respect their decision. tonight, i'm suspending my campaign. >> >> christopher heath was monitoring this closely and said some are not sold on backing marco rubio. >> >> reporter: four i spoke with were committed to jeb bush. three of them said they are backing marco rubio the other said he is leaning that way. last week, it was reported, bush's camp was moving around, an indication the campaign might have been looking for a an exit strategy. saturday, a distant place in south carolina. south carolina backed his
jeb finished out of the top three in iowa and new hampshire needed a strong backing to push forward. republicans i spoke to were split on bush. saying he was overconfident and underestimated donald trump. >> i firmly believe the american people must entrust this office to someone woe understands that over holds it is a servant, not the master. someone who will commit to that service with honor and desensey. >> mean while, marco rubio taking second place. the margin separating him an
tonight, here in south carolina, the message is pretty clear. this country is now ready for a new generation of conservatives to guide us into the 21st century. >> >> reporter: not to bury the lead too much, donald trump did win south carolina and by a wide margin. this is the second win in a row for him. he is leading in nevada. ted cruz, who won in iowa takes third in south carolina. one final note from a republican i spoke with said it seems like a good night for marco rubio, but sooner or later, he needs to win a state and not finish just third >> hillary clinton will be back on the campaign trail. she defeated bernie sanders in nevada. she won with 52% of the vote. five percent more than sanders.
but we never doubted each other. >> i believe for democrats assemble in philadelphia in july at that convention, we are going to see the rules of one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states. >> the two democrats will face off again on saturday in the democratic primary in south carolina. >> >> remember, you can follow all of the developments in the 2016 presidential race by downloading our free news app. >> we are hearing from an orange county sargeant woe investigators say was intentionally run over by 00 teenager. >> i'm okay. i'm going to be okay. i have this life ahead of me. i'm going to make the most of it. >> pretty bad injuries. sargeant tracey pierce is at home recovering from several injuries, including a broken leg deputies say on five, 15-
she tried to arrest him. he is still on the run, this morning. we are still working to find out if orlando police have any leads on a missing newborn after draining a retention pond. we watched as crews used pumps to drainle end of an opt complex on richardson road. the mother is still in orange county jail. >> police say they are just searching for everything. >> new this morning, we could find out a dirt bike driver has died. state troopers say the 30-year- old lost control of his bike as he road along powers drive in orange county yesterday.
that was walking down the sidewalk, both died from their injuries >> covering osceola county, we'll be checking with the school district to see if extra security will be on hand at the st. cloud high school. there were several fights last week. students reported this one in a locker room the school was locked down after aer is -- g after a search on social media. starting tomorrow, -- the daytona 500 is hours away, more than 100 thousand fans are expected to pack into the speed way. the race is sold out for the
fans told us the project lead to the increase in attendance. the race starts at 1:00 p.m. we'll have a recap on the race on "eyewitness news" at 6:00. >> time, now, 5:09, meteorologist marina jurica is in severe weather center 9 the weather could in the be more perfect. absolutely gorgeous, we'll be looking at a beautiful day for the race. at 1:00, we'll be looking at partly cloudy skies, air temperature will be in the mid- 70s. winds out of the south east at 5-10. we'll be partly cloudy and we are going to have a nice dry track, which is the most important thing if you are out there. have a great time. in that sole out crowd, villages, west to east, alot of sunshine. we'll be looking at temperatures topping at 76 at mount dora. i4 corridor will get alot of sunshine with a high of 76. titusville starting out with patchy fog, but we'll be looking at a lot of sunshine with a high of 73. >>
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>> good morning, i'm meteorologist marina jurica. happy sunday morning to you. i hope you have had a great weekend so far. we have a fantastic saturday and we are looking at a very pretty day, today, a mixture of sun and clouds, even warmer than yesterday. our satellite radar is showing a similar start to our day from our saturday to today. and we have a lot of clouds moving in from the north and that has to do with a system that is up to our north in the
clouds our way and giving awe broader perspective here. we are able to see that we are looking at a front to our north. it will not affect us until we head into tuesday and wednesday we have the south easterly flow continually bringing the warmth into our backyard. it's going to do that throughout the entire day, today through tuesday. we have a lot of 50s out there. yesterday a few more 40s, warming up and the warming trend is only going to continue. our wind speeds are pretty calm. we will see south easterly winds, 5-10-miles per hour. future track 9 is showing we'll get sunshine and a few clouds, sunshine similar to yesterday before tomorrow morning where we'll get socked if with a lot of cloud coverage throughout the day, mostly cloudy and a 20% shot for a few spotty showers as we head into the
3:00 on monday, 9:00 p.m. and we await the stronger showers and thunderstorms as we head into tuesday and wednesday so, rain time line as we head if the workweek. mainly dry. afternoon shower, throw an umbrella in the back seat just in case. scattered afternoon rain as the front progresses through and scattered tomorrows on wednesday with our next system. make sure you have the umbrella ready to go in the middle of the week. hour by hour downtown orlando, 73 degrees by noon. so big difference from yesterday. we were already at 69 afternoon. two to four degrees warmer today. we'll top out at 78 degrees and then we'll be looking at a beautiful evening tonight. 78, mixture of sun and clouds, warming up. we'll see the 80s as we heed into the next few days. clouds, watch out for a little patchy fog into monday morning, but not widespread and our chance of rain increasing all
the week until we kick the last system you out and cooler and sunny by sunday >> congresswoman core run brown is refusing to answer any questions about a subpoena she received from the feds. she has lawyered up. federal prosecutors have been in orlando conducting interviews for weeks. companies and individuals have been asked to turn over records that may be related to an organization based if virginia. when we asked about the investigation, brown refused to answer any of our questions. >> my attorney has told me i cannot discuss it so, if you have a question about it, you need to talk with him. >> representative brown is required to notify the speaker of house that she has been subpoenaed. she hasn't said if she has. but said "i follow all of the
pertaining to the u.s. house of representatives." >> >> reporter: the flyers claim "your roof is damaged and can be replaced for free." several homeowners contacted us suspects elr restoration would bill their insurance for damage that didn't exist. >> it says i have roof damage and i know he is full of mud, excuse my french. >> reporter: at this home, we put it to the test first, we had a licensed roofing consultant inspect it. was there hail damage on this roof? >> no, sir. >> normal wear and tear? >> yes. >> this employee responded after our volunteer called about the flyer. 30 minutes later
>> reporter: he showed her pictures of hail damage he found. >> they would go ahead and contact the insurance company and handle everything. >> reporter: they were from channel 9. did you find hail damage on this house? >> did i find hail damage? >> reporter: that's the question, yes. our cameras recorded what he did. he never left this small area. we watched the inspection. we -- you spent alot of time smoking a cigarette and on your phone. this is the only section you were on >> that's all i needed to see. >> it has nothing to do with hail at all. >> >> reporter: and insurance industry study found a huge increase in claims where contract okafors took over. >> there is no such thing as a free roof. >> reporter: >> often time homeowners done
>> reporter: a manager said this guy was their consultant that educates consumers and he did nothing wrong >> reporter: i have the expert that says you are full of it. >> todd allrich "eyewitness news" this morning. >> experts say if you suspect actual damage, get a few quotes from licensed contractors and consumer advocates suggested you keep control of the insurance claim, not sign your rights away >> if you have a story you would like todd to fill out, send todd a message directly or >> in marion county, three people
from mexico to ocala have been sentenced to federal prison. the three were found guilty on drug charges, investigators say they imported cocaine by the truckload. two were arrested during a traffic stop in 2012 >> a local woman is accused of lying about being out of work to steal thousands of dollars worth of food stamps. we are asking why it took as long as to figure out she was working at a daycare
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but she did have a job at a daycare center. investigators say she got $4, to worth of food stamps she was not entitled to. >> she's set it appear in court next month. a shoe print lead investigators to arrest three teens accused of stealing. investigators say two of the teens broke into a house thursday afternoon. they say the teens stole rifles, an coins worth $26,000. they were arrested along with another teen. we are hearing the voice of el farrow's captain during his final calls for help as the cargo ship sank. audio recordings were played during a u.s. coast guard investigative hearing. some of the victim's families
you could hear michael davidson growing frustrated, trying to get through to someone for help. >> davidson' ventually got through to the manager of safety and made several other calls to the coast guard. there were no survivors. this morning, police are investigating after four people were shot at an orlando convenience store. now, we are working to find out their conditions and what that gunfire >> it's going to be another warm day, partly cloudy skies in the upper 70s, i'll let you know when rain is moving into our forecast, coming up. >> >> first, here are ideas on how to spend your day. for a complete list, you can
right now, orlando police investigating a shooting that sent four people to local hospitals. good morning, it's sunday, february 21st, time now is just about 5:30, let get you outside to get a live look at downtown orlando. meteorologist marina jurica is in severe weather center 9. the warmup has been nice. >> it has. we will continue that warming trend as we move into our day, today. we'll be looking at a lot of mid-70s. with that, a better beach forecast today than yesterday. seas three to five feet. rips moderate with water temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s.
lifeguard station, overall looking okay at the coast. a lot of sunshine in ocala after a cloudy start with a high of 77 degrees. in college park and i4 corridor, clouds increase with a high of 77. new smyrna beach, a high of 74, get outside and enjoy it. >> >> right now, we are waiting for orlando police to release more make about a shooting that sent four people to local hospitals. we first brought you this story as breaking news. it happened at a convenience store at anderson street before 9:00 last night. julie is live at police headquarters, police say an officer drove to the suspect's car to stop the get away. >> >> reporter: this appears to have all started with a robbery that's according to an "eyewitness news" we are still waiting on orlando police to confirm that but the eye
cashier's brother say they had been robbed after that man interred the convenience store. let's look at some of the video we shot shortly after 9:00 last night at the convenience store on and street and paramour avenue. we have video of a police cruiser slammed into the s.u.v., trying to stop the driver from getting away. at this point, orlando police have not said if they arrested anyone or if they are still looking for the shooter this morning. we spoke to a teen woe was inside of the store and she heard the gunshots. >> we heard gun shouts, we thought it was a kid playing around. when he went off again, we just thought -- we are still working to figure out the conditions of the four people that went to the hospital. orlando police tell us detectives from their violent
a lake county high school teacher accused of having sex with a teen while on campus is out of jail this morning. he bonded out last night. the victim said she met him on an adult website. she claimed he picked her up in the middle of the night where they had sex. the teacher defies the sexual contact. >> >> a plane caught fire at orlando international airport sending three people to the hospital. it was being serviced at the service center. investigators say the paneling on the engine was removed. detectives still trying to figure out where the fire started. >> >> this morning, we are waiting to find out if orlando police have any leads on a newborn after draining a retention upon.
"eyewitness news" this morning, angela jacobs reports the girl's mother is in jail, now. >> reporter: at highest speeds, two pumping pull 12,000-gallons a minute out of this orlando pond, intensifying the search for a tiny baby girl. the mother won't say where the newborn is, leaving opd investigators to scour the neighborhood for clues. she used this area to cult through the pond often because it's a straight shot from her apartment earlier this week, these fear workers watched investigators converge along the water. >> >> they walked the whole pond. >> >> reporter: dive team members followed, scouring the bottom in a seven man formation before the pumps cranked up. we watched throughout the day
the mud to get a clear path. we checked back with orlando police to see if the cadaver dogs wednesday sparked the events leading to this. they say they have "just searching everything " >> as soon as police release new information on the search for the baby, you can find it here on the air and online. and on our free wf tv news app >> we are working to find out what sparked a fire at the condo community orlando. we have been telling you about the complex for months and how it has become a hot spot for crimes. eight vacant units were damaged
he found himself in my confessional line. [ laughter ] >> and he quickly departed it. as he put it, later, like heck in i'm confessing to you. >> always good to remember the good times. president obama is preparing to fill the open seat on the u.s. supreme court. but some republicans want to wait until 2017. if that happened, it would be the longest vacancy of the u.s. supreme court in more than 40- years >> the fbi may need to look elsewhere to get information from the san bernardino's i phone. apple is refusing to make software feeded to break the code. apple believes the software will put other customers at risk, potentially giving hackers an easy way to get information.
promising to get data from the shooter's i phone within three weeks >> guaranteed, you give me the phone, i'll give you the data. there are 10,000 hackers in the world that could easily do what i'm suggesting >> he wants to visibly take apart the shooter's phone instead of digitally unlocking the device. there is still no word if the
>> time now, 5:39, beautiful shot over downtown orlando. meteorologist marina jurica is in severe weather center 9. >> >> almost a full moon. we are just shy of it by a couple of days. and it is a gorgeous morning it's really, really comfortable 50s out there. our visibility is better than yesterday. we have got really only a touch of fog in ocala. the villages, leesburg and clermont. so far western counties, marion, sumter and lake the rest of us are looking really good and looking at those current temperatures, it is so mild. we only have ocala at 48. we had a lot more 40s yesterday.
warming trend as we head into the rest of the day. make sure that you get out there and enenjoy for sure. if you will be heading to the daytona 500, lucky, lucky, it's sold out, today, we will be looking at a beautiful forecast for that at 1:00 today with partly cloudy skies. we'll see 75-degree temperature, winds out of the south east, five to 10 piles per hour and a dry track, which is very important, i'll let you know when we will not stay dry coming up in seven minutes >> a brevard county father is fighting to get custody of the daughter he never met. vincent had his parental rights terminated in 2014 when his daughter was placed with an adoptive family. court records show his ex-wife agreed to the adoption at the time. he said he was in jail on a
some are questioning a campaign contribution made to a winter park city commissioner, carolyn cooper has accepted $2,000 from a developer hoping to buy city land. we told you when she accepted money from a waste company for her campaign. that company had been trying to get a city contrack. she returned money. rereached out to cooper for a comment, but so far, we have not heard back.
senate is expected to consider a controversial proposal dubbed the pastor protection act. pastors will be allowed to refuse to perform ceremonies >> >> and the state senate is expected to vote on a bill giving terminally ill patients access to marijuana. it gives patients access to drugs not approved by the fda. tuesday >> the next falcon 9 rocket launch is set to blast off on wednesday the space x rocket will carry a communication satellite into orbit. the launch window is expected to open at 6:46 p.m. if it takes off, you can watch it live on channel 9 and wf tv. com. time is 5:45. let hope the weather holes up. >> let's hope it will we'll start to turn to a different
week where rain will move in, not today. satellite radar showing clouds like yesterday. we are going to warm up today giving you the big picture, area of low pressure and the front is way up to our north. it will take awhile before it gets down into our neck of the woods so that is the good newers. we'll have one more dry day, today before we start to see our rain chances build into our monday, tuesday and then wednesday, but a lot of warm temperatures. we are in the 50s and 60s, a mild start, wins are nice and calm, but they will be out of the south east 5-10 and south easterly wind will drive the temperatures up. hour by hour, showing we have clouds here and that, a mixture of sun and clouds, a beautiful day. monday at 7:00 am. very cloudy. and then we'll start to see the shower chances move in. this is 4:00.
9:00 in the evening, isolated showers, and waiting until tuesday and wednesday when the actual system pushes through, giving us a better chance for the rain. mainly dry, but stray afternoon showers for sure. scattered afternoon rain tuesday, wednesday, we'll be looking at scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms once we kick the system out of here. hour by hour, looking good. 73 at noon. yesterday, we were at 69, that is a difference. we'll be two to four degrees warmer as we head into the afternoon. topping out at 78 degrees hopefully, we'll get more sunshine in here than yesterday. overall, partly cloudy sky skies, it will be beautiful with a high of 78. 58, some clouds, patchy fog, light, mainly in the western counties and this morning. as we take a look at the five- day forecast with your weekend always in view, we'll be warming it up into the 80s and then once the front shifts through wednesday, we'll be looking at a much cooler rest of the week and weekend ahead
if you enjoy the warmer temperatures, enjoy the next few days. >> >> you can join lake county leaders next saturday. county commissioners will be at lake may reserve working there with volunteers to get rid of trees and weeds. the cleanup starts at 8:00 and runs until noon. time for a look at sports. a rookie is trying to sweep the daytona. joe koepner has more on how to get you ready. >> reporter: yesterday's exfinty race aeneas nice warmup for what we could see in today's daytona 500. christian had a pretty good seat for it all. >> >> reporter: the annual appetizer for the daytona 500. if wu wei saw is in indication of what is to come, the sold out crowd that is expected is course. leading the pack to green, he
500 after a long green flag run, in front with one lap to go. joey, last year's 500 winner tries to make a move, but he runs out of track. case elliott, what a week for the young kid. pole sitter and a winner at this afternoon's x finty race. >> this weekend has been fantastic. tomorrow it is the most important day. sights are set, there, but we'll enjoy this. they built a fast race car. >> it's awesome. day tone that is daytona. it speaks for itself. we have come close a couple of times. an opportunity in the summer of '14 i messed that up. it was good to have another opportunity. >> >> reporter: if chase can make it back to victory lane, it will be the third for the
won in '85 and '87. >> >> all right, elliott was on the track for the final practice session, yesterday, turned in a respectable speed. only 25 cars took laps. dale ernhardt, jr.'s 88 was the fastest to ride. the only car to go over 197- miles per hour. junior won one of the dual races on thursday and is looking for his third trophy junior and the other drivers were in front of the cameras at media day earlier this week, sharing their strategies for sunday. >> you run all day long. taking all kinds of risks. hopefully, the risks will pay off for you. it's sort of like you walk through this maze all day long making choices on right or left, straight and when if comes down to 10 to go, you take stock into what you did and go "am i in position to
if you are, you made some good choices that day. >> florida gators tried to continue their climb at the sec, trying to grab l second straight conference road win. trailed by 17 in the first half, but florida outscores south carolina 20-7 in the final seven minutes. gate okafors would lead by three at the break. unable to pull away. this would end if overtime. florida up 69-67, but they would not score again. game cocks close it out with five straight freethrows and gators fall 73-69. >> miami trying to pull the upset over north carolina, but the tarheels had other ideas, johnson, cleaning up this mess, miss -- 16 for him. later, hurricanes, sheldon
made two field goals all day. north carolina pulls away in the second. kennedy meets with the block, kicks it ahead to johnson. tarheels in front 71-42. north carolina shoots 54% from the field, cruising to a 25 point win, easily, the worst loss of the year for miami >> florida state also lost yesterday falling at virginia tech. have a great sunday, everyone >> all right, thanks, joe and christian, a live look from our tower cam overlooking downtown. marina jurica will have another check of our weekend weather. first, here's a look at what is happening in central that in the weeks ahead.
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professionally and cannot bring children to the event. >> coming up in the next hour of "eyewitness news" >> orlando police say four people were shot inside of a convenience store. coming up, you will hear from an eye witness. >> i'm updating future track 9 to let you know when our next (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound)
right now, on eyewitness news, orlando police are investigating a shooting at a convenient store that's in four people to local hospitals. >> the cashier's brother said they were robbed. >> now we're working to find out more about the suspect and the condition of the victims. plus, a major announcement from the campaign trail from jeb bush. he is out of the race for the white house. why some republicans are not sold yet on backing senator marco rubio. good morning. sunday, february 21. i'm darlene jones. 6:00. we will have more on the top story in a moment. first, here is a moment to look at downtown orlando. marina jurica is in the severe weather center. >> another beautiful day.