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over a tow truck driver's death and the timing that makes the case more tragic. good evening i'm wendy ryan. >> and i'm laura harris. ryan raiche reveals the death of danny hand came just before the end of his final day at work. >> it was supposed to be his last day on the job set to turn in his keys when he clocked out sunday, but tow truck driver danny hand never made it. >> he was he would give you the shirt off his back. >> his family still coming to grips with their new reality. life without danny. investigators say danny pulled his truck behind a driver needing help on 275. to spread his caution lights fhp says a drunken person came barreling down the highway into
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>> get over. have respect for people. >> the law is named the move over law requiring drivers to move to the next light if they see an emergency crew tow truck or utility truck if not drivers need to slow down 20 miles per hour under the speed limit. you can see where the accident happened there is not a lot of room on the soldier. -- shoulder. 's family was always worry about his safety. danny was worried for good reason after other cole -- tow truck drivers died in the area. he is the third. >> nobody will move over. >> perez is out on bond, he did not come to the door to answer our questions. this evening the grieving victim's family has victims of their own. >> don't let him out. >> ryan raiche abc action news. >> family members are planning
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11:00 on saturday morning at the park. details coming to light about the man behind a terrifying attack at ohio state university. the attacker is an 18-year-old somali refugee who was in the us legally. his name, abdul razak ali artan he is an ohio state student, he purposely drove into a crowd on campus and then attacked people with a butcher knife. 11 victims were injured the attack. campus police were on scene in less than one minute and killed him. students and staff are very shaken up still. >> it is not real. you go numb. is not supposed to happen. sorry. so, yeah, it is scary.>> police have not released a possible
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online show he was upset about attacks on muslims. none of the victim injuries appear to be life-threatening. we talked to a local father whose son is a freshman football player at ohio state, malcolm said his son was locked down in a classroom but was able to text him to let him know he was a. he said the chaos was happening just outside of his classroom. it wasn't until late this afternoon that malcolm had a chance to speak to his son.>> we police and authorities in the area reacted very quickly. >> malcolm said they had just returned from ohio the family went for the big michigan ohio state rivalry game saturday. this tweet setting off reaction . the university telling students to run, hide, and fight. this is the way the department of homeland security recommends
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first, if you can escape to that. if you can't, find a safe place to hide. your last resort would be to fight back. these three steps are part of usf active shooter response also. the tampa police department provides training on this as well. more on the attack on including the latest information and reaction. download our free mobile app and we will send you an al when police release more information about a possible motive. deputies releasing video a deputy killing a dog as it attacked her, we do want to warn you, the video may be hard to watch. deputies show up at the scene because the pitbull mauled a homeless man, the dog broke its leash and attacked the deputy, she fired two shots killing the dog one of the bullets grazed
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this deputy actually owns three pit bulls herself and is very familiar with the breed. new pictures of a thief police need help finding, this guy snatched four bottles of liquor from a public's on november 8, he ran out of the store and jumped into a black 2013 toyota tacoma and was waiting in the parking lot. a middle- driving, they hit a parked car as they drove out of the parking lock, please call cp police if you know who he is. it looks like pennsylvania could become the second state to perform a recount in the presidential election. the green party will ask the pennsylvania court to issue the order, it is not clear if the court would have authority to do so. president-elect donald trump edged out clinton by 71,000 votes in pennsylvania, 1% of
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elsewhere wisconsin will start its recount this thursday. as for president-elect trump, he tweeted this message saying if cuba is unwilling to make a better deal he will terminate the agreement that normalize relations between our countries. american airlines launched its first direct flight from miami to havana, cuba. the first direct commercial flight in more than 50 years. >> good evening, for the first time in a wildly are tracking some rain just to the south of the viewing area it has gone west of fort myers now to what port charlotte and if it can hang together for part of serves on the county it will pick up some rain in the next couple of hours, otherwise most of the area is dry a lot of
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right now in the low to mid 70s, 80 in tampa today 79 lakeland we see cloudy skies from earlier taking a break we are tracking two cold fronts moving in i will let you know how it will impact your weather in a couple of minutes. a hillsborough county teacher off the job being charged with listing the child. clifton french explains why he was in the classroom two years after this encounter. >> less than job a 26-year-old teacher at eisenhower middle school in gibson 10 is charged with molesting a child. the son of john sullivan was in the classroom last year.>> he seemed like a regular guy. >> santiago admitted to molesting an eight-year-old girl, a family friend he was babysitting telling a witness he touched the victim but did not go all the way with her.
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incident nearly one year before he was hired by hillsborough community schools with no criminal record he was given a classroom in 2015. we went to his home, a car with a child seat and baby toys was in the driveway, he did not answer the door. >> there are a lot of children in the neighborhood. >> we spoke lives three houses down. she has two children of her own. >> a four month old and a 15- month-old. i couldn't imagine what they are going through. >> santiago resigned this morning only working for one and a half years his personnel file shows no other discipline. >> it is like you never know who is capable of this.
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news. >> the community plans to come together to help an injured polk county deputy. the association is holding a fundraiser to benefit the deputy and his family, it will be held monday, december 19 in lakeland. a suspected hit and run driver injured the deputy and killed a woman last month. the deputy stopped to help her with her car trouble on the side of the road. for failing public schools, the obama administration giving states more time to identify the troubled schools. the rules released today provide a broad framework for states as they design accountability systems. it is a key part of the bipartisan education law replacing the no child left behind act. states have until the 2018 school year to identify schools that need support and
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up the st. petersburg catholic diocese. pope francis appointing bishop gregory parkes. bishop lynch is retiring after serving the community for 20 years. gregory parkes comes from pensacola and tallahassee where he served as bishop for the past four years before entering the seminary he worked in finance in tampa. you can get cash while checking off your holiday shopping list, tonight the six apps and websites back in your bank account. dementia rates are on the decline, the two things helping our older loved ones avoid this debilitating condition. the beach looks beautiful, to the south there is some rain falling across part of the area, where it is headed and i there is any more cool air in
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miracle that returned a missing mother to her family. she is now out of the hospital recovering with her husband by her side. her alleged captors released her on thanksgiving morning about 150 miles from home, she was bound in heavy chains but managed to flag down a passing car.>> i saw a woman, a woman with long blonde hair, by frantically waving what looked like a shirt. she was willing to risk being hit by a car. she must really need help. >> investigators are analyzing the restraints surveillance video and her past including a previous marriage and her online activity. authorities have no reason to disbelieve her story, investigators plan to interview
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underway with more than 100 million americans expected to shop online today you can imagine it is the one day amazon prepares for all your. amazon letting our cameras inside their ruskin facility today expecting to sell more than 54 million items today alone, the best deals are on amazon electronics like candles and fire hd tablets. you can earn people on your gift list, jackie callaway shows us the sites and apps that make it easy to put money back in your wallet.>> cashback options offer holiday shoppers one more way to avoid paying full retail. >> i got 50% on the rentals. >> check out ebay's or top cashback sites will pay you a certain percentage of your
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link to the retailer site to earn money, you can search for offers while inside the shop. some shoppers were by this app scan your receipts after the purchase. >> you scan your receipts afterward and get cash back. >> the services pay you in a number of ways, paypal, check direct deposit and sometimes gift cards. the rewards range from change to several dollars but it ca also check store apps like target card will. scan the barcode to get virtual coupons. >> you can sort by discount and it will bring up things. >> you add the sell items to your list and with one scan all of the money comes off at your bill at checkout. for walmart shoppers there is the savings catcher.
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back to use on a future purchase. >> we have the list of cashback apps all you have to do is go to my facebook page action news jax he you will see it posted here. i'm jackie callaway taking action for you. numbers tonight showing florida is one of the least charitable states in the country. wallethub released new rankings, florida coming in 44th out of 50 states in charitable giving and volunteering. florida had the lowest volunteer rate in the country wallethub ranked utah the most charitable state in the us. now, abc action weather. >> it might be one of the warmest states right now. >> we are getting a little bitter rain in the southern counties. two cold fronts in the next week cooler air and maybe a
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we need it, look outside from the circles partly cloudy skies , as we said most of you are saying we need some rain, you're right at tampa in the airport we got .01 inches of rain that is next to nothing but there is some rain down south and this will move into sarasota county over the next hour along the immediate coastline. if you live in northport, port charlotte you have got a chance for rain before this moves out to see, outside of that a front thursday and another toward the end of the weekend temperatures in the low to mid 70s after highs around 80 degrees, the dew points are creeping up, talking about snow up north and we are seeing high temperatures in the forecast in the mid-80s on tuesday.
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started off clear and then that southerly flow kicked in and it brought in clouds from the south and it also boosted temperatures. if the air is coming from the north nine times out of 10 it will be cooler, but if you are tapping tropical air down south it is bound to be warmer, we have it tonight and tomorrow and wednesday, with the warm air a little bit of moisture which is across the southern counties, tuesday morning pleasant conditions mostly sunny just warm with temperatures in the low to mid 80s, by 8:00 may be a few clouds coming from the south, i doubt we see rain tomorrow or wednesday, by thursday we will keep our eyes on a front coming from the north, here it is, by tuesday still north but by thursday here comes the line, january
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thunderstorms. we need another four or five weeks, most of this will fizzle out bringing a 20% chance of showers thursday the best chances will be in the northern counties, the farther south the more it fizzles the warm air is not going anywhere until that front arrives highs in the low to middle 80s flirting with record-breaking highs tomorrow across the area. look at the long range a lot of red and orange across th week of december things will start getting stormy up north over the next 7 to 10 days. partly cloudy and warm, through tomorrow morning a look at our seven-day forecast dry through wednesday and then the first front arrives thursday, the weekend stick around a decent chance for showers by sunday and into monday. new numbers show dimension numbers are on the decline.
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study. researchers found dementia rates in people over 65 declined 24% before 2020 12 that is 1 million fewer americans suffering. scientists think the decrease is due to rising educational levels and better heart health. the number is expected to triple i 2050. what was behind the buccaneers dominating win over
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hello folks i'm pretty sure buccaneer fans are looking at this team differently tonight, buccaneers defensive backs will
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divine intervention. a difficult situation having your father passed away two days before the game but he said his father would not have wanted him to sit it out, he had an all-important interception in the first half that took away momentum from the seahawks. it was so emotional he went to his knees and cried. and then he would collect his thoughts. >> all he asked was for me to play my hardest. i can give love me the same. it is a blessing how it happened. all he wanted was for me to play hard. >> it is about my level to say whether divine intervention played a role but i will say this team is now a bona fide playoff contender not a pretender, 5-2 in the last seven games, execution on the
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back. and that has been a long time coming. college hoops, the gators in the top 25. 24th this week usf women did not make the top 25 which i believe is ridiculous. they are sitting at 26. they will soon be there. continuing coverage now on all of today's top stories find those on >> through the week although a better chance of rain later on this week. we will see you right back here at 11:00.
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visit or call (877) 753-8816 . to . tonight, breaking news. we're on the scene right now. the horrific attack at a major american university. the suspect plowing into pedestrians, then going on the attack with a butcher's knife. multiple victims. and what we've just learned about the suspect. also breaking tonight, the recount battle. the first state set to begin. we're there tonight with new reporting. president-elect donald trump drawing outrage from some after tweeting claims of voter fraud elsewhere with no proof. and could there be any change in the outcome of the election? severe storms at this hour. a tornado watch right now. heavy snow, rain and ice. that system marching east tonight. the record-breaker. holiday sales already. and now, it's cyber monday. the best deals you can still get


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