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pointing fingers at the fbi for losing the presidency. good evening. i am rod carter. thanks for joining us on this saturday night. happening right now a tragic accident in polk county claims the life of a 5-year-old boy and injures his father. this happened around noon today in a strawberry field off socrum road. chip osowski is joining us with more details on this horribly tragic story. >> reporter: very sad story, paramedics rushed 32-year-old joshua heard and his 5-year-old son to the hospital. joshua is recovering. sadly, his 5-year-old son didn't make it. deputies say joshua heard was riding an atv with his son when something went terribly wrong. joshua made a turn in the field and accelerated. a front tire support broke on the vehicle causing it to roll several times.
helmet, but investigators say it was a so-called soft helmet not designed for use with motorized vehicles. the polk county sheriff's office traffic unit investigated the accident and a department spokeswoman tells us the investigation is ongoing. joshua heard suffered a chest injury, possibly broken ribs according to staff at the hospital. he was treated and released. the accideap family's omon old dade city road in kathleen. >> very sad. chip osowski living tonight. thank you. tonight pinellas county deputies are investigating an accident that seriously injured two divers. this happened five miles off of madeira beach. 37-year-old william gamba and his wife lost consciousness on their boat. they were taken to palms of pasadena hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. deputies believe it was a diving accident because they
ongoing tonight. a doctor that investigators say turned into a drug deal ser free on bond tonight. deputies tell us they put the cuffs on dr. alfred chapman and charged him with practicing medicine without a license. deputies told us he wrote prescriptions for more than 6,000 tablets of oxycodone and other controlled substances. one of chapman's neighbors didn't realize the scheme had been going on for a while. >> we knew h course. i mean, we knew he was, i think, a pain doctor or something, but we didn't know anything else. >> detectives tell us five patients chapman prescribed medication to were fraudulent. a suicide bomber breaks into a heavily protected u.s. base in afghanistan and kills four americans. the bomber disguised himself as laborer to get in early this morning. two service members and two contractors were killed.
are hurt. the taliban is claiming responsibility. anti-trump protests are breaking out across the country. demonstrators gathered in sarasota chanting "love trumps hate." [ crowd chanting ]. >> dozens of people held signs and talked about why they don't like president-elect donald trump. the march started at five points park. even jerry springer showed up. show compassion by giving out water to the demonstrators. another woman fears for her children now that trump is president. >> it's important that my kids know that this country stands for love and not hate. we need to unify because trump is our president. and if this is how it's going to be the next four years, he is never going to be successful. he is the pilot of our plane. if the pilot goes down, its nation goes down. >> the protest was peaceful and
walk around. donald trump's once rivals now congratulating the new president-elect. trump received multiple calls from people who blasted him over the last few months. kasich boycotted the republican convention even though it was held in his home state. bush and romney have been very outspoken critics of donald trump. hillary clinton tonight is blaming the fbi for her defeat in the in a conference call today with campaign donors the former secretary of state said her campaign was winning against donald trump until fbi director james comey's letter to congress. that letter announced the agency found emails possibly related to clinton's private email serve near heavy smoke and flames spewed out of a house. two jet skis and a 24-foot boat were in the driveway at the
to get them away from the home. the boat trailer collapsed. the flames were put out and the cause of the fire is still under investigation tonight. right now a 20-year-old woman recovering after she was shot in st. petersburg. this happened in the 4600 block of 13th avenue. we do have an update from the police department on this. they are looking for three teenagers that were involved in this shooting. the victim was rushed to bayfront health in st. pete, but is expected to survive. as soon as we get more rm a year after deadly terrorist attacks in paris and now the bataclan concert hall is back open tonight. coming up after the break we will tell you who the performer is who is playing tonight at the hall's first event since those attacks. and the feeling of christmas is in the air. well, it's in the air in new york. tonight the rockefeller tree is in new york city. expect a fantastic finish to the weekend.
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the coordinated attacks in paris targeted bars, restaurants and a sports stadium. 130 people killed. isis claimed responsibility for these attacks. a mistrial declared in the murder trial of a former university of sunrise police officer accused of shooting an unarmed african-american motorist. after deliberating since wednesday, jurors said that they were still deadlocked. officer ray tensing shot sam dubose in the head after pulling him over for license plate. tensing was fired. he testified he feared he was going to be killed. nearly 1,000 people marched through downtown cincinnati today to protest that mistrial. the crowd grew after several hundred people from a rally opposing the election of donald trump joined in with their protest. wildfires continue to cause major havoc in parts of north carolina. authorities are in fact investigating dozens of wildfires in north carolina and georgia as suspected arsons.
evacuation order for communities in western north carolina. north carolina's governor has issued a state of emergency in 25 counties there. well, many of us are sick of discussing politics, including one united airlines captain. so he had to settle an argument from san francisco to mexico. take a listen to what he said. >> i understand everybody has their opinions. that's fine. if you support him, great. if you don't, i understand. however, we are out here to go to puerto vallarta and have a good time. i do ask that as people, we have the common decency to respect each other's decisions and to get along on this 3 hour and 13 minute flight. if anybody has a problem with this, if they rant or rave, there is another flight tomorrow. you are not going to be on this one. i hope that's clear. [ applause ]. >> and there is that. good news. the flight landed safely.
a lot like christmas in new york city. this year's rockfeller center christmas tree arrived on a flatbed truck. it's a 94-foot norway spruce. the tree's 50,000 lights are going to be turned on, and you can see it, it will be on television on november 30th right here on news channel 8. thousands of people marched to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke. we will hear attended the heart walk and
people came out today to help fight heart disease, making it the second largest heart walk in the nation. >> seeing all the people, all the vendors. it's really a great time for everyone to be involved and raise awareness for heart disease and stroke. >> reporter: according to the american heart association heart disease and stroke are the number one and number five causes of death in u.s. adults. some came out today because of loss. >> heart disease is major problem. it killed my attack. i never got a chance to meet him. >> reporter: others were out today to celebrate their stories of survival. >> in 2010 i had a heart attack and i was 39 years old and survived. >> i first started getting involved after i had open heart surgery at the age of 38. >> reporter: a common theme among survivors, heart disease and strokes do not discriminate. >> i was 33 when i had my stroke. >> reporter: because this can
many said getting a simple check-up saved their lives. >> it's so important to know your numbers, know your blood pressure, know your cholesterol. you know your body. if there is something that doesn't feel right to you, follow your gut and get to your doctor. >> reporter: the heart walk not only raises money for research and education, but ultimately organizers advocate that everyone be heart healthy. >> taking care of ourselves first. we do that, you know, we can >> reporter: in tampa, jana jones, news channel 8. in august "8 on your side" helped people reunite with $1.3 million. shannon bhenken is once again going to do that helping residents reunite with their unclaimed money. our better call behnken unclaimed cash phone bank is back on on monday. many tampa bay residents have unclaimed money or property they don't even know exists. so there are still millions of dollars yet to be claimed. the phone bank starts monday at
p.m. newscast. make sure you call in for that. average temperatures and a complete lack of humidity, those are the ingredients today for a fantastic fall saturday. we get more of the good stuff on the way for the second half of the weekend. tracking showers up by jacksonville. no real cloud cover now. just a few clouds around across the tampa bay area after the i- 4 corridor earlier this evening did have a few low and mid- level clouds around. these dew points earlier today notice them climbing up into the lower 50s now. you will see these values around 60 degrees tomorrow afternoon. so a little bit more humidity. not quite muggy though. still very comfortable. jacksy sent this to our facebook page. a beautiful evening here in tampa where she shot this. some of those low clouds illuminate bid the setting --
sun. wind out of the north-northeast at 6 miles per hour. 50 in zephyrhills and brooksville. 61 fishhawk. 60 towards venice. through the overnight hours tonight we will see temperatures dropping a few more degrees. upper 50s to around 60 degrees here in tampa. low temperature around 58 degrees. tomorrow afternoon just a few clouds around. those high temperatures up around 80 degrees, but again it comes with a little bit though and we are cooler and drier behind it. those high temperatures running a little bit below average through much of the upcoming work week. an eye on the tropics. the southwestern parts of the caribbean, the national hurricane center gives this cluster of showers and thunderstorms a 50% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next five days. tropical season not over yet. nothing to worry about with that storm. we will watch it here. hurricane season continues to
mostly clear sky. cooling quickly. you notice the rpm forecast model hinting at the potential for fog developing along and north of i-4. otherwise a nice start to our sunday with the sunshine breaking on out. a few clouds around for the afternoon with those high temperatures up around 80 degrees. then there is your cold front dropping in on monday. a good deal of cloud cover. not a whole lot of rain though. boy, could we use it. that's gonna do it for the next 25 days. a 10% early tuesday as the front departs. that's it. this month .01-inch in tampa. we are down more than .60 deficit. we have recorded rainfall once in the last four weeks. bucs forecast is terrific. if you are tailgating, perfect weather. temperatures in the 70s. overnight tonight mostly clear, comfortable, temperatures in upper 50s. tomorrow slightly more humid.
terrific, comfortable, and dry weather. high temperatures in the mid- 70s. the next front next weekend. the buccaneers are getting a boost just in time for tomorrow's game against the bears. the details straight ahead. plus, a shootout in the birth place of rock and roll. could usf come out on top or would the bulls be singing the blues? highlights next in sports. here's what you will see monday morning on "news channel 8 today." >> millions and millions of americans are guilty of the time. we asked a local expert to show us how rampant a problem it really is. wake up with weather and traffic on 8s on "news channel
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obviously not participating in the mannequin challenge. look at him go. a 92-yard touchdown run. the longest offensive play in school history. fast forward to the fourth. bulls up eight until the end of this highlight. riley ferguson to anthony miller. two-point conversion is good. we are tied at 42. but flowers has escapability that would make houdini blush. check this took the rock 20 tiles, running for 210 yards and three scores, including that game winner. the bulls hold on to win 49-42 escaping memphis and keeping their title game hopes alive. elsewhere in the american conference, cincinnati visiting central florida. keep your eyes on this roundtable full of knights. a special teams coordinator's worst nightmare. ucf sends seven on a punt block. i think they all got through. mcdonald scoops it up.
a 25-yard touchdown run for the freshman. central florida wins 24-3. senior day at the swamp. gators. applebee a warm welcome on the first possession. louis hooks up to make it 7-0. in the second jordan scarlett is tougher to wrap up than a christmas present. i can never get the tape right. i use too much tape. scarlett rushed for 134 yards on the day. that pickup applebee finding fullwood in the end zone. the gators win 20-7. miami trying to get back to .500 in acc play taking on virginia. this is going to help. brad caia to richards. he is running like he forgot to feature his dvr for "saturday
score. he rushed for a buck 11. miami spoils virginia's senior day 34-14. florida atlantic ralliesens utep. they beat the minors 35-31. florida a&m erased a deficit to edge oregon state 22- 21. that game called with a minute to go after a benches-clearing brawl. big news for the buccaneers. according to the "tampa bay times," running back tomorrow's game against the chicago bears. martin is listed as questionable on the injury report. he has been sidelined with a nagging hamstring injury since week two. feast your eyes on brett burns' beard. lightning hosting burns and the sharks. as they want to do, the bolts fall behind early. patrick marleau jams that past
tonight's winning 35. lotto 2, 16, 22, 28, 38, 42. powerball 8, 17, 20, 27, 52, 24. our forecast. >> our next cold front is not a blockbuster. tomorrow fantastic. more humidity. high temperature up around 80 degrees. that weak cold front comes through on monday. a 20% chance for a few light showers around. you are lucky if you see one.
mid-70s the middle of the week. finally tonight a walrus' debut at a zoo in washington state wasn't exactly graceful. it looks like the walrus' version of a cannonball. he flops into the pool. >> that's me getting out of bed every day. >> there are 14 pacific walruses in the united states and they could become a threatened species. he was heard making loud hunk is going to make a splash with the ladies. can't read that enough. >> they are endangered. >> there is that. have a great night. we will leave it right there. ? ? i heard there was a secret