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
in fact, from state park road to seidel. it 275 at kennedy, looks great. no delays across the howard frankland bridge. back to gene and gayle. >> all right. thank you so much, leslee. >>> a sneak peek behind the scenes of sunday night's football's new theme song. >> it will catch your eye for sure. that story still ahead. >>> and what we are spending our money on. a survey that reveals what americans are saving for. it's 5:20. >>> we're back. a look at what people will spend their money on in the next five years no. surprise here, technology. sales-- years, no surprise here, technology. sales will skyrocket. in fact, experts believe by 2021, people will spend about $45 million on high-tech gadgets you can wear. >>> and this morning we are getting a look at what we can expect from nbc this football about the gridiron match-ups. rather the puss cal open to sunday night foot -- the musical open to sunday night football. ? nbc sunday night about to happen ? >> carrie underwood. she is hot. singing the open set to her 2014 hit "something bad." you will hear the
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.
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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