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6:00 news. >> good evening i'm mark wilson. >> i'm kelly ring. we're getting our first look at the pinellas county mother charged after her six-year-old son killed her newborn baby girl. kathleen steele, 62, and a single mother of three young kids. she had her first court appearance today. and fox 13's aaron mesmer is live at the courthouse with a lot more on this tragic story. aaron? >> reporter: kathleen steele barely said anything more than a few one word answers today during her first court appearance. she let her attorney do most of the talking. but her neighbors are also talking. we're learning a little more about when trouble really might have started brewing. >> miss steele you are charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child. >> reporter: we may never know what kathleen steele was thinking standing in court charged in the death of her two week old baby. her next door neighbor has a lot
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it's sad to see that -- i don't even know how to describe what happened. >> reporter: greg burton has known steele for years. through the 62-year-old's three late in life pregnancies. one of which was the subject of a reality show on tlc. her last two kids were conceived using her dead husband's frozen sperm. >> just odd. that's odd. >> reporter: barton thinks it wasn't until last month that things started to unravel after a fire at their reddington beach home. >> i think she was coping prett well up until the fire. >> days later she gave birth to her baby named kathleen. steele left all three kids in the car monday when she went into a cell phone store for more than 30 minutes. detectives say baby kathleen started screaming. and steele's six-year-old son frankie beat his 13day old sister to death. >> i just can't believe franky would actually harm the baby in the way he did. >> reporter: the pinellas county sheriff couldn't believe it either.
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ever seen. >> terrible tragedyor everybody that's involved. >> reporter: after steele's hearing where she was held on $100,000 bond, her attorney discussed her state of mind. >> i found her to be certainly devastated by this. you can only imagine the shock and difficult time it is in this situation. >> reporter: and it's difficult for her neighbors to process too. >> i never saw any evidence of child abuse or anything. she did yell at them disciplinary wise. >> there was no way to predict something this heart breaking would ever happen. >> i thought it was very tragic situation that occurred. >> reporter: sometime after that fire had happened the family moved in to a hotel and then a rental home. during that period the baby was hurt and the sheriff said the child protective services was looking into that. however of course now the baby has passed away and that investigation unfortunately is over. as for the other two children they are now in foster care.
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six-year-old wasn't in elementary school in pinellas county. they called the superintendent. he is not at that school any longer. >> that's correct. like i said, the department of children and families, they have the children in their custody right now. and at this point they're trying to determine what's best for the kids. >> anchor: right. okay. aaron mesmer reporting. thank you. developing right now at 6:00, pasco county, another hole right outside this home on med tear yab court. this is the beacon woods area of hudson if you know the neighborhood. sky fox was over it m workers are trying to fill it and do what they can. the hole opened under the driveway of the duplex you see there and it's pretty big. 25 to 30 feet in diameter. the residents of the property are out of town. as you can see they've got people working to fill it. we're going have much more on how this repair work is going on our skews after the baseball game here on fox 13. he stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death, cops say, then posted pictures of the murder on
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mcgee knows how long he will be in prison. more on sentencing. >> this defendant is really the first in hillsborough county to take advantage of the fact that our death penalty right now is in limbo. he pleaded guilty, got life in prison. but the victim's mother put it all in perspective. yolanda mcguire logged on to skype and suddenly she was front and center at the sentencing for her daughter's killer. after taking a deep breath, she talked about the bond shared with her daughter bianca. >> like two peas in a pod. you see one, you see the other. >> reporter: and the heart break of having that bond ripped away. >> a week-and-a-half after her 25th birthday our worst fears came true. the person who was supposed to love and protect our daughter was the very one who ended her short life. >> reporter: former pro
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in his chair. his next stop is prison. it could have been death row. when the supreme court put the state's death penalty in limbo mcgee took advantage of it. >> how do you plead today? >> guilty. >> are you pleading guilty because you believe it's in your best interest to do that? >> yes, ma'am. >> reporter: prosecutors say three years ago mcgee stabbed his ex-girlfriend bianca to death while she walked her dog. when the knife broke they say he went back to his car to grab another one and continued the online and bragged about it. >> there were also admissions made on social media by mr. mcgee specifically facebook. >> reporter: posting bloody pictures of her after the attack. while mcgee avoids the possibility of death row he will never leave prison alive. a harsh truth that isn't lost on this mother. >> you have the rest of your life in prison to think about
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could do anything for you. >> reporter: mcgee never spoke during sentencing and neither did any of his family. back to you. lakeland is thinking about following tampa and s st. petersburg and de-criminalizing small amounts of marijuana. city commissioners met to talk about. no decision yet though. staff just gave them a whopping background report. 5,000 pages of research. lakeland's police chief says he's already made up his mind he they are especially for the sake of the young people. >> it's important that we send the right message. we're not ruining their lives. in fact, we're saving lives. >> anchor: commissioners plan to meet again on the issue and they're going invite polk county sheriff grady judd to speak about it. as you might guess the sheriff makes no bones about that he is against de-criminalization. new at six tonight, a new app airport -- for the airport that will make the customs
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travelers a whole lot easier. fox 13's kellie cowan joins us now to explain how this works. kelly? >> reporter: it's pretty simple. just fill out your information and answer a few questions on the app and submit it from the plane. customs agents in the airport will get the information electrically. the app's already available in 15 other cities and now we can use it right here at tampa international airport. ask anyone who traveled abroad-- >> sometimes it is a long lines. >> lines can >> reporter: stories about custom experiences all sound about the same >> you are tired and you just got home from a long flight. the last thing you want to do is wait in line. >> reporter: but at tia relief is on the way. a new mobile app is taking part of the customs process digital. allowing passengers to skip the lines. >> the average primary inspection time for travelers using the mpc is 21.6 seconds. >> reporter: instead of filling out a paper form passengers can
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customs questions through the app. once on the ground they can send the information to customs officials before even stepping foot in the airport. and once it's in, app users get a bar code to scan at mobile passport control kiosks allowing passengers with the app to skip lines. >> if it's going streamline the process and make it easier for everybody i think it is a good idea. especially here in tampa. . >> reporter: the app officials say will also make the screening process more effic effective for customs officials. >> they will have that mobile app that will provide the information to our officers here on the ground a little bit earlier so that they can focus on things that may not match up. >> reporter: unless flagged for further inspections, that's it. but the same customs regulations will still apply: gina says he always flies back from colombia
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>> i always bring coffee from there. colombia coffee. >> she'll still likely face the extra search but says it's well worth it. >> sometimes tuna. because the tuna over there is really good. >> reporter: the app works on android and iphone and can be used right here at tampa international. mark? >> anchor: kelly cow ab with us. thank you very much. an ybor city landmark will reopen tomorrow $3.1 million facelift. the pool was boarded up in 2009 after leaks and cracks in the foundation. had to force city officials to close it down. it is a historic pool. above ground. built in 19 receive the. even though it's been through a few renovations the pool has not lost its historic art deco charm. >> it is architecturally significant. it is historically important. it is worth saving. so the dollars that we invested
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perspective were well spent but more importantly giving the community a place where kids can learn to swim and play and during the hot summer days it is a win-win. >> the mayor will be on hand tomorrow as well to officially open up the pool. maybe a back flip for us. maybe a canon ball. we'll see. trove for treasure hits the auction block this weekend. you can get a piece of it if you want. paul, two thumbs up today. >> paul: we did have a couple of bands there's more lurking east of us. check out the activity. this is down by wauchula into polk county. and down by arcadia. a big storm also approaching ridge manor. a lot going on this evening. we'll talk about that. all you need to know for the weekend forecast in five
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so i fixed the law to make sure we are all empowered to rescue those who can not rescue themselves. that is the least we can do. after all the love they give. dana young for the florida senate.
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((kelly--vo-)) going once. going twice. hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of unclaimed property is up for auction. and you can get a piece of it. >> anchor: consumer sir boni banerjee shows us where it came from and how it can be yours. >> that is a soviet palladium coin. >> we've got jackie robinson and babe ruth cards. >> reporter: $700,000 worth of stuff sitting unclaimed in safety deposit boxes now up for auction in tampa. >> you can look around. we've got stamp collections, silver collections. >> reporter: do you know who is on the thousand dollar bill? we can show you. >> former president grove cleveland. >> reporter: from big bills to
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hunt for some. others know exactly what they're looking for. >> i'm looking for value. i've been studying the catalog for about a week-and-a-half. >> silver dollars. some of these have been in a fire. burned. but rings. >> reporter: apparently this ring-- >> this stone is pretty clean. >> reporter: -- is a little too small. >> i like bigger. the bigger the better. more money. more profit. >> reporter: one in five floridians have unclaimed property and it's not just physical items like these. beyond this room people have security paychecks. you can check to see if you have anything. >> we credit the cash to the person's account so they or the airz can claim it -- heirs can claim it indefinitely. >> opening bid has a minimum bid on it. so i will say we have lot number 43. the opening bid is $850. wan key get nine? 950. >> reporter: how do you talk
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words. >> hundred would you be able to give it a go three. that's what creates the chant. >> reporter: and you make up your own chant. >> it is your own style. >> reporter: one and bippity-boppity two and do i get a three. >> you got it. perfect. >> reporter: sir boni banerjee, fox 13. >> the bank holds on to it oo 'ems for three years. the auction if you are interested begins tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. at the tampa marriott. you can register beginning at 8:00 a.m. good stuff there. gong to be heading down there. >> you got to be preregistered. you got to be cleared and ready to go. >> make sure you read all about it on our website. pretty calm out there. some storms started developing later in the day. it felt nice out paul. >> felt like a mid-august day. and more of the same coming up into the weekend. one week ago today we were talking about clouds and rain for the weekend. this weekend, back to more typical august stuff. let's take a look outside.
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literally rain themselves out. i mean, they're done. the nice thing is, earlier rain kind of knocks down temperatures at least a few degrees. doesn't feel all that bad for this time of day. there's more rain lurking inland. you can see what's happening as storms are moving west northwest. they may weaken even more so as they head our way. because the air mass around tampa bay has already had rain once. and usually the second round of rain is not as strong as the first. but all of hardee county getting nailed with heavy rain, frequent lightning. also kind of jumped into polk county along us 17. this is moving to the west northwest if you are watching us in sun city center. in ruskin. in valrico. you have to watch the southeastern sky because rain is on the way and storms also firing up in manatee county. this is another example why. you have to have my sky tower app. not only do you see the rain
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year. especially over the weekend when you are out and about. rain that was over the bay we watch it it's gone. that's it. so that rained itself out. now we talked about rain heading for ridge manor at 5:45 weather cast. it did just that. ridge manor has storms approaching from the southeast. lots of rain heading for you. maybe brooksville two. punta gorda, fort myers, rain. storms in se brink, lake placid, also moving west northwest. more of the same this weekend. however some of the models do drop the moisture a little bit. may not be as much rain tomorrow afternoon as we had today. the rain coverage probably goes up a little bit on sunday. it's amazing what's happening out in louisiana. this is a big deal. this is the same low. i talked about this a couple times today. the same low that gave us four
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clouds and rain. now the low is stuck. it has no place to go. in a rainfall situation in louisiana is bad. some amounts already ten to 15 inches. a lot of cloud flooding. i think there's more flooding to go. a lot of times these non-tropical lows can sit in the same spot and really produce as much rain if not more rain than a tropical storm. and that's the deal here. it's not wind. it's all about the rain. and rain cannot be good sometimes. 83 west chase. 82 st. pete. sun city center 82. brooksville has 89. sarasota 83. inland 81. bartow 85 in sebring. the thermometer in wauchula is broke. it says 32. we're pretty sure at this point it's not. arcadia is story. pure tropical moisture back here continues to slowly slide away and dropping with it a ton of
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i mean the amount of water in the atmosphere. still humid. typical summer weather sunday into monday and generally 40 percent rain chances every day which in mid-august is pretty typical. here is our future cast. has the storms dying down tonight. tomorrow i think even future cast kind of picks up on a slight decrease in the available water. i mean, it pops up a few storms. not that many. then things quiet down tomorrow night. and we'll see afternoon storms on sunday. tough to be completely rain free. but i think the rainfall coverage could drop a little bit tomorrow. tonight any rain ends then becoming mostly clear and 76. a few afternoon storms tomorrow. we're back up to 92. slightly better chance of storms on sunday with a high up to 91. the seven day looks like you would think it would look like back in june. i mean, this is what you get in august. you are up near 90 every day. we do 75 to 80 at night.
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about 40 percent. >> coming up in sports the battle at quarterback heats up in gainesville. why the florida q. b. says it's making the entire team better. is there a kicking concern for the buccaneers. the second round pick misses the point after in his first nfl appearance. cutter tells us why h new at steak 'n shake! 24 meals under four dollars. with handcrafted steakburgers, all-beef footlongs and fresh guacamole made from scratch. get 24 meals for under four dollars.
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letterman: ?bangladesh.? trump: ?well, it's good. we employ people in bangladesh." letterman: ?ties? where are the ties made?" they have to work, too. these are beautiful ties. they are great ties. the ties are made in where? china? off-camera voice: ?china.? letterman: ?the ties are made in china."
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buccaneers head coach dirk cutter says the team beat themselves in two of three phases last night. though the defense looked very much improved it was the offense and special teams that did not impress the first year head coach. five turnovers did not help either. remember the bucs drafted kicke roberto aguayo in the second round. he had never missed a p.a. t. during his collegiate career at florida state. he nail add 38 yard field goal later in the game so coach cutter says it was just a case of the rookie jitters. >> again, take it for what it's worth, but, you know, we knew there was going to be a huge outcry whenever he missed his first kick. so he actually missed that on
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with. [ laughter ] i think this guy's a tough minded guy. i think he showed up well in practice every day. that's what you go by. first time playing in an nfl game it was an nfl stadium. he's played in big games and stadiums before. i don't know if he was nervous or not. i'm still glad he is our kicker. >> reporter: and brandon meyers he left last night's game with a knee injury while providing a block here meyers gets caught up and coach cutter says there is no update to meyer's injury though he does not expect him to be out long term. college football. usf announced changes to their home and home series with san jose state. the bulls will travel to spartan stadium next season on september 8, 2017. san jose state visits tampa three seasons later. the bulls non-conference slate is now full through the 2020 season and includes match-ups against florida state, georgia tech and texas.
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calls today's scrimmage moving day because it is a chance to see who is moving up and down on the depth chart. that includes the quarterback position where both luke del rio and austin applebee has been neck and neck. they both feel the tough competition will only make the team stronger. >> we're doing our best to make it a tough decision. and, you know, it is a friendly competition like we've said before. it's not like we have any animosity towards we definitely want the best player to be the starter. i think that we're very, very close. i think that we're executing at a very high level. i think that there's always room for improvement. for our entire offense. it's all about consistency. and that's going to be the biggest thing for us moving forward. >> reporter: the rays are in new york but that's not the big story. tonight's opening game of the series with the yankees will be the last game in pinstripes for
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polarizing figures in baseball history. you can watch a-rod's finale right here on fox 13. the broadcast will begin at 7:00 p.m. with first pitch coming at 7:30. chris archer on the bump for the raise tonight. obviously -- rays tonight. some people love him. some hate him. still a historic night at yankee stadium. >> it's important for them to do this and make it a big deal because think about all that-- >> many contributions to baseball. >> some people would like to see more d >> who knows it might not be the last we see him in a uniform. there are rumors. but suppose to become a special advisor after this. we'll see. >> 6:30 tonight an eye opening report about zika in puerto rico and just how many people are really affected. >> big news for a key figure from the making a murderer
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in florida, it used to be that if a child, a senior or one of our four legged friends was trapped in a hot car you and i were not allowed to save them unless we were willing to be sued. has government lost its mind? so i fixed the law to make sure we are all empowered to rescue
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dana young for the florida senate.
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((mark--vo-)) donald trump says he was jus donald trump says he was just being sarcastic when he called president obama the founder of the islamic state terror group. during a rally today he added, quote, not that sarcastic to be honest with you. also today the trump campaign met with the republican national committee trying to talk about how the campaign should proceed
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us here at 6:30 it comes with just 87 days until election day. and as new polling is showing that clinton is leading now in key battleground states. >> donald trump not happy over news frustrated republicans drafted a letter to the head of the rnc urging the chairman to stop supporting trump's bid for the white house. >> i'll have to stop funding the republican party. i'm the one raising the money for them. >> reporter: despite a week of the chairman reese priebus appeared at trump's rally where he introduced the gop nominee to a room of cheering supporters. >> most of them have supported us. but some of them just can't get over it. you know what i say to them. get over it. you signed a pledge. >> reporter: hillary clinton who is taking a day off from the campaign trail is also finding herself back on the defensive. a report surfacing earlier today showing top clinton aide cheryl
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level tasks for the clinton foundation while also working as chief of staff for the secretary of state. it comes days after new documents from clinton's private email server appear to reveal a conflict of interest between the clinton state department and the clinton foundation. >> trump needs to stay on offense with her and needs to attack her on corruption and inside dealing. >> reporter: in an erlt to shift the negative coverage back on her opponent this afternoon, clinton released her 201 she is hammered trump over his refusal to do the same. and today's move is likely to increase pressure on him to do so. a new poll today conducted by nbc, the "wall street journal" and maris shows clinton taking leads in key swing states including florida, virginia and north carolina. while a fox news latino poll shows donald trump losing more ground with hispanic voters. hillary clinton by the way also released her tax returns
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over $10 million last year and paid 34 percent in taxes. the return lists $1 million in donations. donald trump has yet to release his tax returns. he says he is waiting until an irs audit is completed. former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky testified at an appeals hearing about his child molestation conviction four years ago. sandusky was on the stand for an hour forcefully denying he molested boys. he also argued it wasn't idea toway his right to -- waive his right to testify. sandusky is hoping to have the 2012 conviction thrown out to get a new trial. he is serving 30-60 years for the sexual abuse of ten boys. cross-country trip passengers on a jet blue flight will never forget. violent turbulence rocked their flight from boston to sacramento. the plane shook so badly that 12 passengers were injured and the flight was forced to make an
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fox's jonathan hunt is in los angeles with more. >> tell me what happened. >> it was like a drop. >> there we go. >> a welcome return to solid ground for passengers traveling on a diverted plane. jet blue flight 429 flying from boston to sacramento thursday night when severe turbulence forced it to land in rapid city, south dakota. those on board describe a frightening experience. >> we dove right int cloud. boom! flew up in the air. the whole plane shook. crazy. >> the storage thing up on top opened up completely for a second and flew out. a bunch of people got hurt. a bunch of stuff fell over them. >> all told, 22 passengers and two crew members suffered injuries during the incident. they were taken to a local hospital for evaluation after the plane landed safely and all have since been released. flight 429 passengers finally
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friday. >> felt like i was on the tower of terror. we just dropped like that without a warning. i'm an emergency room nurse so i helped one of the doctors. and kind of minor injuries but big deal for everybody else. it was quite frightening. >> there was a nurse on board. and a physician. at least one physician. maybe two. and they were really good with helping people, helping the flight attendant. >> a similar on board a jet blue flight back in may. eight people were injured when a puerto rico to orlando flight hit turbulence. in los angeles, jonathan hunt, fox news. >> the governor of louisiana declares a state of emergency today. a severe storms across floods across the state. most of the southeast part of louisiana under flash-flood watch until tomorrow morning. roads and homes and low lying areas are surrounded by water
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had been used as a shelter flooded forcing volunteers to scramble to move out of harm's way. >> what we're trying to do now is get everybody out of here at least up to the dollar store. we'll have a bus that can take them from the dollar store to the shelter. they say probably won't be ready until 1:00. we're trying to get everybody out of the lower lying areas and up to higher grounds. >> many businesses and school districts closed today because of all the flooding. we've got new details about the doomed el faro cargo it may be revealed. the data recorder is in the hands of investigators. it's been ten months since that ship went down killing everybody on board. fox's brian now with an update. >> family members of those who died on board the el faro cargo ship may soon know more about their loved ones final moments. the ship's voyage data recorder back on land after it was recovered some 15,000 feet below the surface of the atlantic
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acquired a vdr at depths like that. >> the vdr stores navigational data and crew member communications on the bridge. el faro's device was first discovered back in april. and analysts at the ntsb headquarters in washington d.c. will be processing the data. there's currently no timeframe for the examination. >> there are several variables we have to look was the vdr damaged? was the vdr working properly? if there is good data on the vdr audibly how many hours it might contain. >> el faro traveling between florida and puerto rico when it sunk off the bahamas last october. the 790 foot cargo ship going under during hurricane joaquin. all throw on -- 33 on board died. >> we owe it to the families and
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from this tragedy to prevent accidents like from taking more lives. >> the ntsb says a transcript will be made public once available but the actual audio file will not be released. brian yenis, fox news. >> searchers tried twice before to recover the recorder but the third time was the charm. alarming news about zika. the u.s. territory has reported more than 1900 new cases just in the past week. the secretary puerto rico has a total of, get this, 10,690 cases of zika. that includes more than 1,000 pregnant women. zika has been tied to severe birth defects and 30 people have been diagnosed with a temporary paralysis that's been linked to zika. the u.s. surgeon general visited puerto rico kred. said he expects 25 percent of people on the island will be infected by year's end.
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over turned the conviction of a central figure in the netflix documentary making a murderer. brendan dassey along with stephen avery convicted in the 2005 murder. at the time dassey who was intellectually challenged was only 16 and confessed to helping his ufrng wl the crime. today the judge said investigators made promises, false promises to dassey saying he had nothing to worry about. that combined questioning him without the support of an adult present made the confession what the judge called involuntary. he will be released in 90
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i think everyone's home becomes a part of them or takes on their character. and you lose so much of that stuff in the flood that made the house your home. you just cannot imagine how much damage a little bit of water can do. and if i would have had to float the cost of repairs... ...i'd have probably lost the house.
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((kelly--ots)) vladimir putin fires his chief of staff today. the most high profiled power shuffle that the russian government has seen in years. he not only was putin's chief of staff but his closest ally. he was at ivanoff's request because he had been doing the job too long. but analysts say putin is trying to bring in a younger entourage. tensions between russia and ukraine have reached a boiling point along the crimean border. both countries are sending in reinforcements and new deployments as fox's greg pal kot tells us tonight from london that moscow is promising repercussions following the deaths of two soldiers.
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crimean border on high alert as a war of word escalates between ukraine and russia. moscow is accusing the uraniums of -- ukrainians of repeated incursions into crimea which is now considred russian territory. the latest over the weekend when a russian soldier and intelligence agent were allegedly killed. ukraine says there's no truth to the russian story and in of its actions are purely defensive. >> defense at the ukrainian is on statement and lives of russian authorities and militarization of crimea. >> the conflict with russia flared up in eastern ukraine. tensions have remained high but we rarely see this type of standoff. moscow warning it could cut off diplomatic relations if ukraine doesn't back down. >> the attempt to trigger a state of violence to provoke a conflict is nothing but the desire to divert attention from
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calling on both sides to settle the issue through diplomacy not violence. and making it clear the u.s. stands firmly behind the ukrainian government. >> this is a very tense time. we do understand that there's violence and we do recognize ukraine's right to defend its own citizens. >> kiev warning of a major russian military drill scheduled for next month which it says could be a rehearsal future invasion of ukraine. in london, fox news. a carpet of flowers fills the central square in belgium. 600,000 giant flowers laid out on the historic grand palace today. the theme for the carpet draws inspiration from japanese representations of flowers, birds, the wind and the moon. all to depict the beauty of nature. entire display put together by, wait for it, volunteers.
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tradition there in brussels and it's done every two years. this year it celebrates 150 years of japanese and belgian friendship. still ahead, scientists discover a shark that is centuries years old. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. how do we make the economy work for everyone? hillary clinton's plan starts here... by making big corporations and those at the top finally pay their fair share in taxes. and those companies that move overseas? she'd charge them an exit tax.
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stocks ended the week mostly lower. the dow was down 37 points. the nasdaq was stocks ended the week mostly lower. dow down 37. s & p dropping two points. scientists have figured out the greenland shark is the longest living vertebrae. just how long do the sharks live? they think they may be up to 400 years old. 400 years. scientists 23ig figured this out by studying protein in the eyes of the shark. one that lived until a couple years ago was estimated roughly 400 scientists also looked at 28 female sharks and estimated eight were likely 200 years old. can you imagine? the study was published this week in the journal science. that's a lot of plankton, a lot of fish, a lot of miles logged in the sea. >> i want to know the secret. >> quite a few nemos maybe. [ laughter ] >> i'm sure. >> 200 years, that would be good for just about anybody paul. >> sure. >> sure.
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>> because you weren't paying attention. >> i'm doing science. i've got stuff going on. all i heard was 200 years. so we all hope we make it that long. that's all i got to say about that. let's look outside. again i am -- i know you folks would never not pay attention when i am doing the weather. that would never happen. ever. showers and storms inland and moving slowly west and northwest. i think a lot is going to weaken heavy rain inland. sebring down to arcadia. storms from brooksville. the rainfall distribution today different than last night. things got going along the west coast late in the day then got stuck. it rained for a long time last nght. bartow to lake wales and lakeland and plant city pretty decent rain. if you are watching in sun city
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if you watching in bartow a thunderstorm on your doorstep right now. also rain near lake wales. basically it's down 60 from bartow to lake wales then down to sebring and avon park there's very heavy rain with frequent lightning. everything moving west northwest. and light rain from sarasota. got a ways to go. it's only 6:49. storms will continue and they could interrupt your p time this evening. sebring lake placid down u.s. 27. these storms are strong. also of note is rain by palmdale. this is charlotte and lee counties. some of this rain could sneak into sarasota county later this evening. also you get dade city. you've got ridge manor. along 75. jumping over 75 down 50 to
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active. if you are watching in inverness and elcanto thunderstorms heading your way. this is a problem. state of emergency right now in louisiana. look at this mess. and it's a stuck. not going anywhere any time soon. right down the mississippi river and up to baton rouge almost in new orleans major flooding situation on going tonight and will last through the weekend. it's low spinning here. that's stuck and has nowhere to go. will move slowly west northwest. we get into a typical summertime set up this weekend. showers and storms diminish tonight. a lot of the model data for tomorrow shows only a few afternoon storms. i think that makes sense. there will be a couple but the coverage will only be about 30 percent. then maybe a slight increase in rain coverage on sunday.
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temperatures top off in the upper 80s low 90s. more rain coming for louisiana. between now and saturday at 8:30. by sunday and monday the flooding rain continues. that is making national headlines. the situation right now in louisiana. storms end tonight. mostly clear and 76. tomorrow morning will dawn bright and sunny. great boating weather. few afternoon storms and 92. on sunday a scattering of afternoon s continue. we're in the low 90s. good news is tropics are quiet. in florida, it used to be that if a child, a senior or one of
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sued. has government lost its mind? so i fixed the law to make sure we are all empowered to rescue those who can not rescue themselves. that is the least we can do. after all the love they give. dana young for the florida senate.
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finally friday.. t it's finally friday. the weekend is here thank ni. plenty of stuff going on. >> from football to music to the
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ten year-old that is pete. a ten-year-old orphan and his best friend elliott who just happens to be a dragon. it's the story we all know from the children's book brought to life by disney. . >> there's work to be done. but you've never sounded better. >> meryl streep starring in florence foster jenkins the true story of a new york socialite who can't sing to save her life had dreams of becoming an opera singer and he winds up selling
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>> there's no way to trace funds through a casino. >> you can't tell nobody nothing. >> what is there to tell? i mean, you boys won that money gambling didn't you. >> in hell and high water two brothers plan a series of heists against a bank about to inform cloez on the family -- foreclose on the family farm. standing in their way a text teng ranger weeks -- texas ranger weeks from retirement. >> the weekend. this time friday you want a margarita. i'll get tequila and ice. and i'll be crushing it. >> yeah brad paisley's going to be crushing it tonight at the mid-florida amphitheater. tyler farr along with maddie and tay performing. show starts in about half-hour. weather is going to be great. that would be so much fun to be
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available. >> ? [music] ? ? school's out for summer ? ? school's out foreve ? >> we could only wish huh. 68 years old, alice cooler still rocking out. playing tomorrow night. he has been hitting the stage for 50 years with his outlandish shows. i'm pretty sure it will be no exception. the show starts at 8:00 p.m. >> red red wine ? ? all i can do ? ?. >> we have a little something for everybody.
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in saint pete sunday. they're bringing their 11 piece ensemble. you know their hits red red wine and i can't stop loving you. the show starts at seven. tomorrow you can see this year's tampa bay bucs up close. their morning practice is open to the public. starts at 8:45 a.m. the bucs cheerleaders, captain fear, they're all going to be there. after practice the bucs players will be signing a lot of autographs. so head out and support them. season. even if they have a little trouble last night that's okay. >> hard to judge the very first snaps. definitely work to do. especially on special teams but they'll get there. they're in good hands. the news keeps on going. we're on facebook, twitter and instagram when we're not right here. >> baseball is next. we'll see you after the game
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goodbye. give us time to reflect on the journey we had. a legacy we will leave and the future that is still to come. for alex rodriguez goodbye will be much like his 22 year career, complicated. >> see ya! number 600. >> at times it was hard to time the -- contain the persona and


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