a big closure on state road 72 from the state park road over to seidel road. completely blocked. repair that's being done. so you can come up seidel, take to fruitville or take 75. quick live look. here's 275 at kennedy, traffic looks great in tampa on the >>> talk about low. a discuss abled veteran beaten and robbed outsided a local walmart. >> got on top of me and grabbed me around the neck and starting hitting and >> the key piece of evidence police hope will track down the thug. >>> dozens of guns stolen from a bay area store and out on the streets. where the investigation stands and why investigators believe the thieves are now amateurs. >>> plus, another milestone in the changing relationship between the u.s. and cuba. what is taking flight from south florida making it easier to visit the island. >>> good morning. welcome to news channel 8 today. i'm gene ramirez. >> and i'm gayle guyardo.
myakka state park and seidel road. so this is right through myakka state park. a very rural area. no easy way around this. head south and take i-75 either direction. so just be aware of that. no word on when that road repairs are going to be compete. as for your drive now looking great, i-275 at i-4, no problems here at the junction. looking at just five minutes to get from howard frankland bridge. >>> a family in louisiana is accusing a nursing home of neglecting an 84-year-old woman who can't move or speak. they say she was attacked by ants and we warn you, the picture you're about to see are disturbing. according to a police report family members were called at 2:00 saturday morning saying that the victim was headed to er, that's why. the family says when they got there she was covered in ant they say they came in through the air conditioning vent. the victim is back in the home, kept on benadryl around the clock. police and the department of health are both investigating the situation. >>> 5:19. coming up -- a wate
>>> 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.
state road 72 east of myakka park to west of seidel road. and we're hearing time line for this road work about seven days. >>> all right. vanessa, thank you. did you see this story over the weekend during all the hermine coverage, this story started popping up. the f.d.a. told companies they can no longer market antibacterial soap because it's not safe for long-term use? to talk about this. so when it says antibacterial they are saying, don't use it? >> well, this really has to do with 19 different chemicals one of the most common ones. it was in toothpaste antibacterial soap, hand wipes, various things on the market. it was a close ecuador is but there's 19 of these chemicals. what fda has been saying is they've been asking manufacturers to prove number one that they worked better than just plain guess what, couldn't prove that. and also, to prove their safety. so really since 2013 we've seeing this really taken out of a lot of different products. but it's still there in some of them. and the concerns here are because there, they think that
east of myakka park to west seidel road looks like we have six more days left of work out here. is due to hole that formed in the roadway. 20 minutes away from the top of hour now. majority of us struggle every day to makes ends meet we're always looking for ways to save. there's no doubt we've heard next five things about saving. and probably believe them. myths. so let's just go through them. first you need to have huge emergency fund. that's false. financial planner typically recommend clients have enough saving to cover three to 6 months of expenses. but for those living paycheck to paycheck, that could take years. so experts suggest you keep 500 bucks on hand. next getting married means higher tax bracket. also that's not true. third myth, roth ira's great way to save for retirement. that only true if you are in a higher tax bracket. really are not going to do much for you at all. next they say you should roll your 401k into an ira when you leave your job. you maybe better off leaving it where it is oh transferring to your new job's 401k program instead and then last one sc
that's closed starting east to west of seidel road. and so you'll avoid that area. we're thinking for the next 7 days or so that's time line according to f dot weather permitting of course we'll check travel times right now. look pretty slow as ashowed you before southbound 75. bruce b. downs this red there pretty heavy as well southbound 75. 75 to i-4 tli 35 minutes then westbound i-4 delays getting towards 30 one area. where we do have that crash taking up still those left lanes. buck man to 75. 31 minutes of drive. so if you can avoid that stretch, might save this some time. >> we've all heard this before if you can't beat them join them. that's what one texas mom's mission in life is. and when she saw that her son she decided to do something about it. >> she went to drop her son elijah off and noticed cool was really busy when she asked why elijah told donuts with dads day. she said she know thing its hard to see other kids when he does notted have one around. so she turned it around. she went home, dressed herself up to look like one of the fathers. >> that's b
now we also have a collision seidel road at state road 72 in sarasota county. and now moving over and looking here, remember eastbound ridge road still blocked just past airway boulevard due a fatal crash. antr college to get around that. back to gene and gayle. >>> breaking news now in brandon where detectives are investigating a death in a quiet neighborhood. >> they're trying to figure out how a person at a home died. news channel 8's ryan hughes is live from the scene. ryan, what's the latest? >> reporter: gene and gayle, good morning to you once again. investigators have been here onscene for roughly the past six hours. we're on east camille avenue here in the brandon area. the home. you see a number of investigators gathered there at the entry way of the home. they have been coming and going from the home all morning long, taking picture, using flashlights to poke around inside and and outside. let's go to video right now of the scene. someone called 911 from either this home or the neighborhood around 12:15 this morning. they reported that a dead person
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