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a crashed a popular ybor city bar and now police are looking for the driver who took off after the crash. break it down for us, how did this all happen? >> reporter: good evening to you. police officers tell me that even they have had to watch surveillance video to figure out exactly what happened but witnesses say a fight broke out and moments before, into this building a and a man ran across the street and got into his car but this is as far as his car got. witnesses say there was a crowd, there was shouting and then a fight early this evening outside bad monkey. >> it was really chaotic. it happened really fast. it was like a blink of an eye. >> reporter: the driver of this car, now i suspect, tried to leave after the fight broke out. he somehow managed to run his car into the building after
power pole. >> he was trying to do a u-turn and was not successful. at one point, he hit the gas and ended up injuring someone and driving into a bar. >> reporter: earlier this morning, some called the act intentional. police tell us this evening after watching surveillance video, it appears to be accidental. accident or not, the driver is in trouble. >> someone was injured and he le property damage. >> reporter: the owner of he bad monkey is grateful no one got seriously injured and says his business will rebound.>> it's not a bar district, it's a community here. that goes not only for the people in business but also our patrons. >> reporter: the bad monkey is an business tonight -- is in
the doors back open. they are doing it with a good sense of humor. they have a sign that says no parking in their building. as to the suspect, he is still on the loose and officers told me earlier this evening they do know who the officer is, but at this point they have to find him. ybor city, jana jones news channel 8. an fdle agent who worked in the bay area for years is facing charges. >> reporter: met ball and who worked as a special agent supervisor over cyber crimes squad is accused of having sexual activity with from previous interviews -- mcmullen in from -- in some previous interviews. a child psychiatrist in tampa tells us if the allegations are true, the boys may never recover. >> the children are damaged. the ones we've seen over 30 or 40 years who were molested are now adults of -- who have all
sexual contact occurred. an eight-year-old girl is recovering from a scary walk to school. a car hit her as she walked to cleveland heights. tampa police say vanessa marquez stepped off the sidewalk into the road when the car hit her. her godmother is glad vanessa's injuries are not more severe. >> she is just a vibrant, full of life. she is a good little girl. the car didn't hurt her thank god. okay because the driver stopped. celebrating a big birthday with a special cookie can lead to a midlife crisis. as jamel lanee' tells us, a pasco county assistant principal may have taken a bite that changed the rest of her life. >> reporter: assistant principal donna haff is not at anclote high school today. she was put on leave after being arrested on monday for a cookie laced with marijuana oil. her students can't believe it.
doing a -- doing it, especially not her. >> reporter: she got sick after eating the cookie and was rushed to st. joseph hospital because she overdosed. investigators say haff .the cookie from her daughter because she wanted to try for her 50th birthday. braxton johnson said word spread around the school fast. >> it's been crazy. they've already got memes for her. >> reporter: she will not have to go before the director of relations. >> everyone is shocked and it's disturbing but given what we know at this time we have to take action. >> reporter: jamel lanee', news channel 8. two days after staying seated during the national anthem and promising he would do it again, wide receiver mike evans has had a dramatic change of heart.
honor veterans. at the time, evans says he was upset about the election of donald trump. coach dirk koetter said he was disappointed by evan's decision and then today, evans was saying something much different. the statement he released today: "i want to start by apologizing to all the us military members, their families, and the fans who i offended by my actions on sunday." he went on to say "this sunday, i will be back t not many people can claim they predicted the outcome of last week's presidential election but a tampa consultant can. he anticipated trump's win months ago and he can prove it. >> reporter: adam goodman said he saw into the future at least once. >> i just felt something that to me was clear. >> reporter: adam wrote his prediction in a column for the daily beast back in june, writing "if trump is within a
united states." the explanation goes back more than 30 years. rack in philadelphia, where goodman worked with a local somewhat trump like mayor" named frank rizzo. >> he always dramatically under pulled even in his own polls. it wasn't considered socially acceptable for people to outwardly embrace frank rizzo but darn it if he didn't do well on election day. i thought the same thing what happened with -- happen with donald trump. >> reporter: ac >> steve jerve the is joining us now. its taco tuesday. >> are you taking us out for tacos? sounds good to me. >> i thought that's what you do on taco tuesday. you always eat a half-dozen in one sitting. >> who doesn't like tacos. let's take a look at our dry weather. we expect that this time of
just a little bit for 2016. a little in the rain gauge but not much at all. in terms of the driest month of the year, november actually is the driest month of the year. our last 30 days, our % of normal rain very low torque only 2% in arcadia, same in braden 10, 5% in clearwater. as we look at the year as a whole, we have 119% down in wauchula the short term but for the year, we are above normal which is good news. usually it takes a couple of years to get into the drought. if you go three weeks into the month without rain it feels dry. 66 degrees current temperature. dew point very comfortable. may be able cool feeling. we will talk more about the weekend forecast and perhaps a little more about tacos coming up. now that people have
thanks to last week's vote on medical marijuana, the rules in florida are changing all end up? melissa marino sat down with an expert to find out what the industry could look like. >> is it going to be strict? conservative? more liberal? >> that's a very good question and i don't know that anyone has a crystal ball for sure. >> reporter: attorney richard blau focuses on the laws for heavily regulated products representing one of the state's six licensees currently distributing medical marijuana in florida.
see how this all unfolds. >> you do have major stakeholders interested. >> we are telling clients, many of the answers you seek are going to be answered not today, not tomorrow, but in 2017 when the legislature debates these issues. >> how easy is it for the average person to get involved? >> this is not where you quit your day job and jump in with both feet. >> reporter: from how to tax it to strict he says the protocols will be many. >> if it was easy, it would be cheese or shoes and marijuana is neither of those. >> reporter: and polk county, melissa marino news channel 8. one airline has found a way to make flying cheaper and even more miserable. that story coming up. we now know when you will be able to buy a pair of self tying nikes and how much the
volt, if we electric car that travels up to 238 miles on a single charge. motor trend called it a good, small hatchback and that it was surprisingly roomy. the bolt should be on sale by the end of the year for around $30,000. motor trend also gave a shout out to two other vehicles naming the mercedes-benz glc the suv of the year and the ford super duty truck of the year. united has found a way to offer even cheaper you will give up a lot. basic economy passengers will not receive a seat assignment until check-in so you can pretty much expect a middle seat, and they will be forbidden from using overhead space. were personal item will have to fit under the seat in front of you. and they we'll have to board the plane last. the new class will go on sale next year. if you that nike was going to stop with a handful of self
inspired shoes will soon be available for the masses if you can afford them. the hyperadapt 1.0 will arrive in a couple stores in new york city on december 1 with more locations at the -- added later in december. they are not sheep. $700 -- $720 per pair. there is an alternative to face time and skype. the messaging app is adding video calling for all of its 1 billion users on what's what's app will be able to hit a button in the top right corner to place a video or voice call. it ain't take a few days for the future to roll out to everyone. you can send and receive facebook messages while driving if you're car is equipped with android auto. facebook announced integration with its messenger app allowing your car to read facebook direct messages and send replies with your voice. if your core -- if your car
google announced it now runs as a standalone app on your phone. if you are craving a mccrae but you don't know how to find one, good news. we are living in the future. there's an app for your iphone that can direct you to the nearest golden arches that has mccrae. it works inside your messages app and allows you to send mcrib stickers to your friends. what else in their -- what else is there in this apple app store. taco bell is moving ahead with its cantina concept in las vegas. the new restaurant design just landed on the strip. the talk about cantina adds a modern look with the rp lounges, a dj, and most importantly in the sin city, it serves alcohol. this is just the fourth cantina to open. the others are in chicago, san francisco, and austin, texas. how do you improve on a serial that's already great? see what i did there?
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are they going to give you a piece of the pie? >> it's funny. we talked about that. we really did. i should have a finder's fee. >> reporter: it can take up to 90 days to receive your money so be sure to check for your name on the state website. that website is listed on our website at www.wfla.com. shannon behnken 8 on your side. the skies are mostly clear few remaining clouds. temperatures quickly in the 60s as we pointed out. 59 degrees our forecast low. the temperature mostly sunny to start. gingers quite warm in the afternoon, perhaps upper 70s and near 80 degrees in the inland areas. overall, a cooler feel to the day. 56 degrees wiki watch it, 61 clearwater, 63 current numbers. inverness, crystal river, dryer. the temperatures fall quicker in northern spots. the front step down to the north is why the cooler and
as a result of running up against the moisture, we are seeing shower activity across the keys, florida straight, south florida clouds. we did see quite a few. we are still seeing some come off the gulf of mexico, eroding the inland areas mostly clear conditions but we could see clouds around as well. wednesday morning, probably a mostly sunny start to the day. might feel kind of cool temperatures are just below the average for this time of year but this is dry weather, mostly sunny conditions. that's why folks start to come to florida. high pressure to the north and the flow around that east northeast. that will slowly add moisture into the atmosphere, not to uncomfortable levels but you will notice it feels milder and less dry in our atmosphere. high pressure from the west as we head through the week and into the weekend. we have a long-range forecast that heads into a cold front pushing into the southeast
effects on sunday and monday morning will be chilly. we have this year on a day forecast. our high temperatures will be in the upper 70s near 80 degrees for thursday and for friday, 81 degrees. for the weekend, temperatures will be warmer obviously on saturday and that's warmer than on sunday. this is kind of the routine. we cooldown and enjoy chilly days before we change the winds and get warm again.>> time i keep saying like nice weather we're having going into thanksgiving, we warm back up. >> yep. >> i'm going to pay better attention. you got it. >> i'm paying attention.
book filled with pictures of other macs and apple products. apple has assembled some of the most stunning photos of apple technology into a hardbound coffee-table book and there are two sizes available. the smaller one will cost you $200. the big one, $300. apple's recent decision to redesign the peach emoji caused a panic because as stev knows, sometimes they peach doesn't represent a peach. the redesigned icon looked more like a fruit and less like something more suggestive.>> pumpkin? >> use your imagination. apple has brought peace to protesters by redesigning the peach emoji once again giving it slightly more but honky-tonk
we will see you tonight at 11:00. ?"extra" "extra" ? bill o'reilly's first words about megyn kelly's explosive new memoir. >> i'm not interested in >> going off today about the book packed with accusations about former boss roger ailes. >> he tried to kiss me three times, so i reject thad. >> and the new president-elect. >> there's no question donald trump is thin skinned. >> "glamour's" woman of the year, gwen stefani. >> i was in a pile of tears and now i'm right here. this is crazy. >> incredible lost images of the future pop star. and meet gwen's mom.
>> i like a bit of woman in my man, too. >> and from the woman of the year to the sexiest man alive, the rock. >> you know how sexy you are. >> that's ridiculous. >> the beckhams, travoltas, magic superstar david blaine doing hock hockus pockus. sberlt capital of l.a. ?"extra". "extra" ? entertainment capital of l.a. ?"extra" "extra" ? >> welcome to "extra," i'm mario lopez. new video, first sighting of former president clinton since the election. what he's saying about the outcome. >> also coming up mario, gwen stefani, ashley graham, zendaya, but first fox news anchor megyn
her memoir. her colleage speaking out to defend their network. here is jerry. >> reporter: taking on donald trump -- >> he can be mean-spirited. he can be vindictive. >> reporter: and the powerful boss she says sexually harassed her and others. >> i now know the number of women who were targeted and it's disturbing. >> reporter: megyn kelly's new revelations today as bill o'reilly takes a stand. >> i've had enough of it. it's a good place to work, all right? >> new heading to gma getting serious about what she said happened with roger ailes at fox news. >> he tried to kiss me three times. i rejected that. he asked me when my contract was up. as soon as i left his office i called a lawyer and did bring it up to a supervisor. >> ailes denies it. >> i avoided roger for six months after a supervisor suggested that was the proper
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