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right now on "eyewitness news" this morning, results are in for super saturday in the race for the white house. what the votes will mean for candidates heading into the florida primary. >> a woman accused of plowing into a crowd during a busy daytona week. how a witness described the scene. we'll have more on the top stories in a minute. first, here's a look at downtown orlando. meteorologist marina jurica is in secure weather center 9. it's cool to start the day. >> it is, the sunshine will slowly start to bring some
we'll be looking at a beautiful day. like yesterday, it is chilly, we saw a cold front move through. a couple of hours ago, we were cloudy for a brief period of time. cooler temperatures behind it. 45 in ocala. 48 in deland. 58 in cocoa beach. wind speeds out of the north, northwest, 5-15-miles per hour and that's where it will stay throughout the day. it will allow for a comfortable feel for the mid-to upper 70s, ruling the inland counties, get ready. it will be a gorgeous day. darlene? >> this morning, donald trump, senator ted cruz and bernie sanders are celebrating after super saturday. julie has been monitoring results. julie, donald trump called on marco rubio to drop out of the race.
disappointment for marco rubio, losing in all-states, but his campaign said rubio has momentum in florida and there will be a turning point in this race. senator ted cruz, a big win. the texas senator two to one margin in the state of kansas and taking the state of maine. >> we are the only campaign that can and weather beat donald trump in this race. >> donald trump with victories in louisiana >> marco rubio had a hard night. i would call for him to drop out of the race. i would love to take on ted. >> reporter: >> reporter: a victory lap for bernie sanders. securing delegates with wins in kansas and nebraska.
republican does not go into the white house. >> hillary clinton in michigan touting her vicary in louisiana. >> i'm grateful for everyone that turned out to support us, michigan. >> we are less than two weeks away from the florida primary. that will happen march 15th. coming up in the next 30 minutes, what is next for some of the candidates as they continue their fight on the campaign trail. >> reporter: presidential hopeful showed up with a few of his usual insults toward marco rubio and ted cruz with a promise america can do better.
stupid country any more. >> trump doubled down on his promise to build a wall at the mexican border. >> we will build the wall, don't worry. we will build the wall. who is going to pay for the wall. >> reporter: protesters interrupted trump's speech more than a dozen time, shouting messages until security workers escorted them out. at one point, one tor up a sign and threw it at trump >> get out of here, out, out. >> everything he says, he is baiting hate speech. he is preaching phobias, telling us to hate people who aren't us. >> reporter: inside, trump thanked the police for restoring order and told out of work floridians he will do
county, field sutton "eyewitness news." >> >> hundreds of you watched our live stream during the rally. you can hear more from the >> >> florida senator marco rubio campaigned in jacksonville, firing back at donald trump, rubio supporters say his message on family values resonated. he also said the country need as republican president to steer the country in the right direction. >> we are heading in the wrong dick direction and eight years of barack obama. and we will stay heading in the wrong direction -- new from overnight, orange county deputies try fog figure out what sparked gunfire after a gun fight on west colonial grounds.
three more families of sailors that died in the sinking of the el far row ship have settled cases during a series of hearings, the u.s. if anyone was negligent. the owner of the ship has settled with 14 families of the 32 crew members that died. orlando area. police are searching for the man that robbed a bank in daytona beach and dropped the money outside of the front door.
wells far go saturday morning, passed a note to the teller and suggested he had a gun. the teller gave him the money in a brown paper bag. a customer found the money in bushes after following the man outside. >> >> thousands of drivers that use a busy stretch of road in downtown orlando will have to find another route. garland avenue will shut down for more than a year. crews will be building bridges. take magnolia instead. you can you get all of the updates on the i4 ultimate project on our website. >> officials at orlando sanford airport are expected to announce new destinations. we showed you these proposed
the ceo of the airport told us fees collected from plane tickets will cover most of the costs. the plans still need to be approved by the faa >> we are hours away from the first game of orlando city soccer second season. fewer than 3,000 tickets are left for the match. orlando city is hoping to fill the venue while playing real from salt lake. remember, wrdq, central tv 27, the new home for orlando city. we'll have live coverage starting at 1:30 this afternoon. the game takes off at 2:00. >> >> orlando city soccer club
rail to get to the citrus bowl. instead, lins buses this morning. a fan festival featuring music, food and a kids area. time now, 6:09. in severe it's going to warm up. >> it will be beautiful. i'll bet we'll see a lot of orlando city fans with the beautiful scarves we have. it will be a packed stadium. as we see 72 at noon and 75 at kickoff. we'll be looking at a high of 76 today with a breezy north wind making things feel comfortable. gorgeous day for
in apopka, a high of 73. daytona beach, a high of 69. it will be breezy and because of cold front, it has brought some issues and advisories to the coast. i'll give you those in the next 30 minutes. >> >> your next car rental could come with more fees -- >> a brevard county woman said she lost $2,000 to a scammer claiming to be from the irs.
the city beautiful lit up in purple for orlando city's home 2:00 p.m. if you are one of the lucky ticket holders, it will be a lovely day for this. this is a beautiful shot. if you have to be up early, at least you get this beautiful picture. 53 degrees. northwest wind at six. cold front has moved through this morning. our satellite radar is showing clear skies. we were cloudier a couple of hours ago, once the front pushed through, it cleared us up. the front will continue to progress toward the south, as it does, a touch cooler air. northerly winds up to 15-miles per hour will make things super comfortable. . about a degree or too comfortable.
hour, making things feel cooler, but very comfortable as we head into the afternoon. the next front is pushing through right now, ushering in eventually over the next 24 hours. onshore flow. starting monday, tuesday, more cloud coverage, but we are not going to see it as we head into the day, today, pristine sunshine. high pressure is moving in behind this cold front. as it does so, it will push eventually off into the atlantic coastline and it will allow for a very strong southwesterly flow to bring warm and moist air into our neck of the woods, humidity is increasing and our temperatures are as well. we are talking mid-to upper 80s as we head into our workweek and friday is going to be pretty toasty before the next front moves in by the following weekend. along the coast, very nice and comfortable. 74 in melbourne. 73 in coco.
68 in new smyrna beach. remember, we have a high rip current risk as we move in. make sure you swim near the lifeguard station. five-day forecast showing the warmup. 80s return tuesday. mid-to upper 80s for the end of the week. if you like the cooler weather enjoy today. >> >> a brevard county woman said she lost $2,000 after falling for a scam, someone claiming to be from the irs. >> reporter: this brevard county woman was too embarrassed to give us her name. she said somebody claiming to be with the irs in virginia left her a message. she called back and she said the person on the other end told her she owed the feds money >> have to go to court on the 8th of march. >> reporter: she said she
this wells far go bank to withdraw $2,000. she then wired the cash to the person on the phone who she said was nothing but a conartist. >> i should have hung up in the very beginning. >> reporter: the scammer on the phone told her because she took too long to wire the money, she needed to wire over another $6,000 and brevard county deputies pulled her over after her husband said he was worried. >> i was going to get more money, but thank godness she called the police
bus to disney and where others pick up rental cars. many are unaware of how much their trips cost, but they soon find out. >> ron and joyce baker are visiting from kansas city. the last time they were here, they went home shocked at what they paid in tolls. >> it was pretty wild. it didn't seem like we went very far. >> for people like the bakers, the tolls are the beginning. every rental agency tacks on a toll free. those fees were capped in 1695. most renters don't discover she's fees until weeks have passed and they are home.
general pam bondy show people from as far away as nebraska, arizona and massachusetts complaining they didn't know how much driving would cost for tolls and rental car toll fees. >> kind of a ripoff. >> reporter: back at the airport, joyce and ron are about to pick up their rental car. ron said this time, he avoids the sticker shock. >> i'm going to avoid the tolls >> state lawmakers have done nothing to rewrite the rules. they have asked companies to make their policies for accessible. >> >> next on "eyewitness news," we'll introduce you to this young lady and tell what you >>
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this morning, several presidential candidates are celebrating big wins after super saturday. hillary clinton and donald trump are still the front runners, but their rivals added wins in the race for the white house, good morning, it's sunday, march 6th. time now, 6:30, let's get you outside to get a live look at downtown orlando. if you think the sunrise is something, take a look -- >> it's absolutely gorgeous a beautiful sunrise, we have one soul person out there enjoying the sunrise at daytona beach. if you have a moment, come to your tough and look at this, cold front has moved through the area, leaving us with
beautiful start to our day, today, but because of the cold front, our beach forecast isn't quite as beautiful as it was yesterday. it's going to be sunny, we'll be in the upper 60s and low 70s. the cold front is bringing rockier seas to the area, four to six feet. water temperature in the mid-to upper 60s, intercoastal will be choppy, rips will be high. we will be looking at a day where you are going to want to swim near the lifeguard station if you are going to be in the water. julie is breaking down the weekend. julie has more. >> reporter: the democratic
and bernie sanders -- front runners -- done trump's last- minute detour to kansas did not help as senator ted cruz won the sun flower state on super saturday. >> let me say god bless kansas. >>? >> reporter: he also won maine. >> today has been a very good day. >> >> trump came out on top in kept kent and louisiana. >> thank to you louisiana and thank to you kentucky. i want to congratulate ted on maine and kansas. he should do well in maine because it's very close to canada. let's face it. >> >> meanwhile, senator bernie sanders won kansas and democratic caucuses in nebraska. >> the way to the white house is to win democrats and to win independence and make sure trump does not win. >> hillary clinton won louisiana putting her closer to winning the deep south. now, she's looking ahead to winning the mississippi primary
>> i'm a progressive that likes to get things done. >> now, the florida primary is set for march 15th. early voting sites have opened in some counties. darlene? >> republican front runner donald trump spent part of super saturday campaigning in orlando. thousands filled the arena, but not all of them trump supporters, protesters removed more than a dozen times. trump supporters say he is not the media. -- >> he is playing to people's
of what this country has been. how other politicians carried themselves. >> reporter: trump said he is confident he will beat marco rubio in florida and he has promised to help floridians looking for work. >> >> friday night at the intersection of avalon and mckinney road in winter garden. investigators say the victims were not wearing seatbelts. a 26-year-old man was killed. hughs also died. >> >> a woman accused of crashing -- police say she was drunk when she crashed. angela jacobs talked to an eye witness that saw it all. >> reporter: nathan simons and his friend couldn't believe
watched a black truck slowly veer off this road and plow through vehicles and people. they took us to the wreckage. crumbled shares and twisted metal, all left behind when police say abby denny careened into motor vehicles and people, sending four to the hospital. >> it could have been worst, thankfully, everyone were alive. >> reporter: >> i didn't have any of my gear or anything, i'm not an emt, care. >> reporter: daytona beach police said keny said after the drinking." a blood alcohol test showed more than twice the level of the legal limit. >> a lot of people's lives were changed for this. it's pretty sad. >> in daytona beach, angela
>> keny posted a $5,000 bond we now know when three suspects accused of gunning down a 19-year-old woman outside of an ocala nightclub will go to court. the three will go to trial in september. investigators say they shot and killed robinson and hurt five others. prosecutors believe the men shot into a club last september. >> >> a judge granted bond for three suspects accused of pointing a gun at a toddler during a robbery. the three tried to would be two women in a parking lot. this all happened at the winn- dixie in deltona friday morning. the women fought back. the woman had minor injuries when they rammed the suspect's vehicle. the child was not hurt. >>
on tuesday where you can help with a plan to expand roads. new studies show without an extension, local roads won't be able to handle the traffic as the community grows. eyewitnesses watched in horror as a motorcycle exploded at a local race track leaving a man covered with 3rd degree burns. next, 9 investigates why a medical helicopter was delayed in responding. >> >> cold front has moved through, tracking changes as we if your family outing is magical for all the wrong reasons. you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec is different than claritin . because it starts working faster on the first day you take it.
>> time now, 6:39, here is a view of the citrus bowl this morning where in just a few hours orlando city soccer club will kick off against real salt lake in their home opener. in severe weather center 9. >> it's going to be a beautiful day for the home opener for sure. we are looking at the cold front. it has moved through our area and we are going to be in the mid-70s inland and upper 60s and low 70s along the coast with a nice cool northerly wind, 5-15-miles per hour, making for a very comfortable day with lots of sunshine enjoy, from west to east, villages look beautiful. 73 degrees. baldwin park, sunshine in the i4 corridor, topping out at 74 degrees.
as well with a high of 71 at 2:00 and we'll be looking at high rip current risks along the coast, a busy week along the coast because of bike week, but we are going to be seeing a small craft advisory and high rips for today, keep it in mind. >> >> this morning, orange county emergency responders are trying to figure out why a helicopter was delayed when picking up a burn victim at the drag race way. jose medina family told us he was on fire with 3-degree burns. >> >> reporter: what parts of the body was burned? >> all. >> >> reporter: his entire body? >> he was completely engulfed in fire. >> orange county rescue
helicopter for the parent, but instead had to drive him to the hospital. the delay was due in switching helicopters, officials say it will take some time to determine exactly what happened. >> >> florida's foster care system may soon get $22 million. why advocates say the money is not all they need to get a handle on the problem. >> >> 9 investigates will take you
this morning, a central florida mother and father are still waiting for medical marijuana they say will help their son. "eyewitness news"'s ty russell got exclusive access to the nursery to find out what is holding up the help for this family and what is being done to protect neighbors. >> we met up with crystal and her husband at the knox nursery
channel 9 last talked to them in november when they were awarded a license to cultivate and dispense charlotte's web. since the announcement, only channel 9 has been allowed inside of the nursery, where we met with the family and the president of the nursery bruce knox. we talked to knox after he met with the family that are eager to get help for their son. >> we hope to be cultivating or dispensing late summer. >> reporter: he said he has relatives that have epilepsy and it was them and meeting people like this couple -- people want to know why are you doing this? >> i started out to look at it as a business opportunity. >> this is the nursery surrounded by families even near schools less tan two miles away.
what knox is doing as long as it is safe. >> security is number one. >> security measures are already in place? >> yes. he said there is fencing, and an alarm in hopes of keeping people away. >> i think that it is very possible. we are focused on high cbd medical cannabis at this point and helping families. >> i'm excited to see how much better it gets. >> great story, 9 investigates has learned knox nursery will serve as the only central florida location where patients
there are alternatives to doing what we have done that work and they have been proven to work in 20 something states and we here in florida at the behest of the house decided to do something different. >> the 2014 law was supposed to make noneuphoric cannabis available to patients that suffer from cancer or chronic seizures. they have not been able to get it because of legal fights involving nurseries. you will probably see alot of tourists around the orlando
a new survey from orbitz shows orlando is the number one spring break destination this year. people also come for festivals, beaches, water parks. and unique diving. time now, 6:48. daytona beach looking good. we saw a cold front move through an hour ago that will leave us with the beach forecast, small craft advisory. it looks beautiful. but if you are entering into the water whether to swim or vote, make sure you heed all of the advisories.
-- wind speeds are out of the north, northwest, 5-15-miles per hour and that's exactly where they will stay as we head into the day. it's awe cool start, warming up with a lot of the sunshine. breezy northeastly winds will keep things feeling cool and comfortable cool start to our monday, but as we head into next week, we will be talking late next week, upper 80s. a surge of warm air from an area of high pressure that will be in the atlantic, giving us the southerly flow, a very warm and moist air, so the humidity will be back in the forecast before our next cold front moves through. it will be a bit of a stretch, we'll be above average, climbing up the ladder into the
80s thursday and friday, so get ready for hot weather. in volusia currenty, looking good. 74 in pearson, 73 in deland. 75 in deltona. around ormon beach, 69 degrees. looking for something to do, app. 76 degrees today. mostly sunny, breezy, 53 degrees. mostly clear and chilly. five-day forecast with your weekend in view, showing the warmup all the way through the workweek as our overnights get back into the 60s. >> >> we found out $22 million could soon be coming from the
care system. >> reporter: when we first met tim and angie, they were caring for five foster children, plus their own kids. >> technically, we are licensed for two, but we have five. >> reporter: a scenario becoming all too common across central florida. >> we have alot of families taking three, four and five children. >> reporter: her region has seen an 80% increase in the number of children removed from their homes in the last 18 months. >> it's overwhelming for everybody. >> reporter: she said the spike is due to new laws that create a stricter criteria for a child to be removed from their home. the result has overwhelmed the system and families caring for kids.
doctors appointments, school transportation needs. >> reporter: $22 million is expected from the government to help the staff handle the children. but there is a greater need for families to open their homes. >> rewards greatly outweigh the challenges. >> reporter: nancy alvarez, "eyewitness news" this morning. >> >> it's a great reward, if are you interested in more information on how to become a foster family, go to our website >> as we go to break a live look over downtown orlando. coming up, marina jurica will have another check of our weekend weather. you can interact with she and i, we are both on twitter. >> >> first, a look look at what is happening around central florida in the weeks ahead. for a complete list, go to i
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>> >> if you are driving through titusville, prepare for a road closure. pedestrian bridge being built on the existing railroad bed. garden street will be shut down. >> >> osceola county launching a $5 million renovation of their libraries starting tomorrow. branches will be closed tomorrow, they will be reopened middle of april. for now, you can go to park memorial library. county leaders expect to start renovations april 14th. >> >> final results in for super saturday in the race for the white house. coming up, what the votes will mean for candidates heading into the florida primary. >> >> cold front has officially pushed through, leaving us with
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right now on "eyewitness news" this morning, final rules are in for super saturday in the race for the white house. what the votes mean for candidates heading into the florida primary. it's sunday, march 6th. i'm darlene jones. time now, 7:00 on the dot. we'll have more on the top stories in a moment. >> >> you can get a view of the gorgeous sunrise, meteorologist marina jurica is in severe weather center 9. cold front has moved through already and left us with a beautiful day.