between state park road over to seidel road. that's through the park area. and you can jump up seidel, clay gully over the fruitville. or state road 70 or 75 to the south. that's a look at weather and traffic. and now back to gene and gayle. >> thank you, leslee. police need your help finding the person who beat up a disabled war veteran last friday. this happened in broad daylight in front of a busy store. jamel lanee' is live from st. petersburg. jamel, a disturbing story. >> reporter: a very disturbing story, gene. good morning. and police say the person who did this is still out there. now it happened right here in front of this walmart on 34th hardman says he was attacked in front of the store. he says he was in the parking lot on his way into the store when the suspect stopped him and asked him for the time. he told him it was 1:00 and that's when he says he was attacked. >> got on top of me and he grabbed me around the neck and started hitting and hitting and hitting. and finally gets me to the ground and he takes my walk
>>> out here between sarasota and arcadia, flight the middle, seidel road. and quick live look again at traffic in downtown. more vehicles but great speeds >>> breaking news overnight, a death investigation in a quiet brandon neighborhood. we are live the scene. >>> along the courtney campbell causeway. >>> plus, tracking the tropics. tropical storm julia is causing problems on the northeast coast of florida. will it have an impact here? leigh spann tells us what to expect. >>> thank you for joining us here on news channel 8 today. i'm gene ramirez. >> and i'm gayle guyardo. let's get you out the door with the tropics. >> yeah, you think tropical storm julia, what are you talking senate well, it formed at about 11:00 last night. it was an area of low pressure we were tracking yesterday.
and that is because it's closed between the state park road all the way to seidel. what's going on are road repairs in the area. i-75 looks good. no delays there. and construction on eastbound university at i-75, some lane closures. palmetto looks good. manatee county, southern apex to state road 70, eight minutes. and up through sarasota, that's a look at weather and traffic on the 8s. back to gene and gayle. >> all right. thank you, leslee. >>> a sneak peek behind the scenes of sunday night football's new theme song. >>> and what we're spending our money on. a new survey that reveals what americans are saving for. it's 4:20. you're watching news channel 8 >>> a look at what people will spd next five years. no surprise here, technology. according to an intelligence firm, sales of things like smart phones and watches and smart tvs are expected to skyrocket. by 2021, people will spend about $45 million on high-tech gadgets you can wear. >>> and another sign of our penchant for technology, a time we spend online. smart phone & eclipse all other digital media platforms
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