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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.
satellite radar showing clouds have moved out with the cold front and it will continue to clear our state and as it does so, it will usher in a touch of cooler air behind if, 53 in orlando, 46 in ocala. 50 in new smyrna beach. -p wind speeds out of the north, northwest, 5-15-miles an hour, we are talking mainly mid- 70s inland, upper 60s to low 70s along the coast, get out there and make the outdoor plans. last night was a
wins in maine hillary clinton in michigan taughting her victory in louisiana. >> i'm grateful for everyone that turned out to support us, now, all eyes turn to michigan. >> we are less than two weeks away from the florida primary, it will happen march 15th. coming up, what's next for some of the candidates as they continue their sights on the campaign trail. >> >> donald trump was in florida central florida, for a campaign stop. field sutton reports that the rally got heated. >> reporter: the presidential homeful showed up with a few of his usual insults toward marco rubio and ted cruz and a promise the u.s. can do better. >> we are not going to be the stupid country any more. >> reporter: supporters want tighter immigration policies.
wall and stuff will get done. everybody will be fine. >> reporter: 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? >> protesters inrapted trump's speech more than a dozen time. shouting messages and holding doctored signs until security escorted them out. >> outside, protesters spoke up. >> he is telling us to hate people that aren't us. >> reporter: inside, trump thanked the police for restoring order and told out of work floridians he will do something to help. >> >> hundreds, watched our live
com during the rally yesterday, you can hear more from the protesters at that rally, go to our website and click on the video tab. >> judge we are heading in the wrong direction after eight years of barack obama and we will stay heading in the wrong direction if we republicans do not win the election in 2016. >> rubio is expected to campaign in sanford tomorrow. >> >> new from overnight. orange county deputies trying to figure out what sparked gunfire on west colonial drive. there was a trespassing call and deputies say they heard gunshots coming from the
in their direction. investigators say they saw a dark suburban drive away, but at this point, they did not determine if the vehicle was involved. deputies did not return fire and no one was injured. take a look at this video, you can see damage to video chairs -- an eye witness who was a trained firefighter said he and another person tried to help those who were hurt. >> i'm used to showing up after the damage is done, i'm not used to showing up while it is going on. it's sure real, scary. >> the four victims have been released from the hospital.
>> three more sailors that died in the sinking of the el farrow ship have settled cases. in october, it sank after sailing into hurricane joaquin. during a series of hearings, the u.s. coast guard tried to negligent. one of the crew members was from orlando. >> >> san bernardino district attorney said unlocking the i phone of one of the shooters gunman. the fbi has been fighting apple to unlock the phone for months. apple officials say unlocking the phone who compromise other customers >> reporter: the fbi, local law
they don't believe there was a third gunman. >> >> police are searching for a man that robbed a bank and dropped the money. he walked into the bank, there you see him, walking out with the money in a brown paper bag, an eye witness that followed him out saw the bag in some bushes outside of the bank. >> >> tomorrow thousands of drivers will have to find another way around, garland to orange avenue will close for more than a year. crews are building bridges.
northbound, take magnolia instead. you can get the latest updates on the i4 widening project on our website. go to our website and click on the ultimate link in the traffic section. >> >> officials are expected to announce new nonstop destinations this week. last month, we showed you proposed plans to expand the airport. four new domestic gates will cost $45 million. the ceo of the airport said fees collected from plane tickets will cover most of the costs the plans still need to be approved by the faa. >> >> we are a few hours away from the first game of orlando city soccer's second season in major league soccer. the team said there are fewer than 3,000 tickets left for the match. orlando city is hoping to fill
opener against real from salt lake. recall or city soccer club fans won't be able to use sun rail to get to the citrus bowl, instead, links buses will have service. time now, 7:10. >> it's going to be an absolutely gorgeous day to do just that. it is absolutely beautiful. the citrus bowl will be packed i'm sure at noon. 72 degrees. at 2:00 p.m. kickoff for the match. it will be -p 5 degrees.
that will make things feel super comfortable as you are there, today. it will be lovely wherever you are. ocala, plenty of sunshine, with a high of 74 at 4:00. winter park. gorgeous morning for a morning for a brunch, 75 for the high. and in palm 00 bay, lots of sunshine with a high of 72. >> 9 investigates a dangerous parasite that eats your eyeball from the inside out. how it is getting into your contacts and what you need to
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jurica. hope you are having a fantastic weekend so far. a gorgeous, beautiful day for orlando city to have the season opener. we are looking at a live shot so beautiful. it's going to be an absolutely gorgeous day as we move into the rest of our sunday, a beautiful monday, too, but then our huge warmup begins and after that, the sky is the limit, so it will be rather warm, if you like the cooler temperatures, get out there and
just cool enough to give us a little chill to the air as we head into our afternoon. next front is this morning, pushing through, we are going to usher in an onshore flow over the course of the next 48 hours, giving us more cloud coverage as we head into monday and tuesday, but not today. pristine sunshine is what we will enjoy for our sunday, which is fantastic. our next front doesn't move in until next weekend. high pressure is taking over as it moves into the atlantic, it's going to bring a huge southerly wind of warm and moist air into our neighborhoods, so that means mid-to upper 80s as we get our warmest temperatures of the year moving into heading in to today, our last cooler day. >> we'll be topping out at 76
the 50s as we head into tonight. volusia county -- make sure to download the new ic florida app. entering a very busy season in central florida. march is always busy. there is the 80s by tuesday. mid-to up err 80s by the end of the week. >> >> new rules have been put in place in melbourne after two detectives got in trouble for drinking on the job. investigators say detectives rodney anderson and aaron gould bought two 12 packs and other liquor while on duty. a supervisor noticed disacceptsies in receipts. >> this is no way the melbourne police department operates.
hard stance on it. we asked why they were not fired and we were told that the discuss tensions were the same as a fine. >> officials say that are working hard to make sure they don't one into any problems like they did with the previous chief. he left his position in december following complaints from several officers. >> >> there may soon be changes to the way law enforcement agencies handle body cameras. the state senate is discussing its own version of
cameras. the urban institute said agencies a navigating in so- called gray space, saying it takes away from the point of accountability and transparentsy. last year, a law was passed >> >> this morning, we have a warning directly affecting the more than one million plus floridians that wear contact lenses. a cdc report said most of you are probably putting yourself and your eyesight at risk. it's not the contact lenses are the problem, but it's us. how we handle the lenses that eats eyes. >> i'm 57 years old.
point where i would lose an eye. >> this is the eye he is talking about. it's frosted -- the victim of an organism. >> i have cried over it, shaken my fists -- >> reporter: doctors say unfortunately, it the parasite thrives on contact lenses. -- the amoeba enters the eye, excruciating. >> you will know it because it is infiltrated along the nerves and you will have pain like 10 out of 10. >> the cdc published a report documenting contact lenses risky behavior. 50% said they have slept in their contacts, 85% have showered in them.
including color nateed drinking water. >> often, you have to do multiple scrapings, surgery or transplant the whole cornea on an emergency basis to get rid >> >> reporter: the pain, he says is finally gone gone, but now, he says so is his eye. >> maybe my story can help somebody else not have to go through what i'm going l through, maybe there is a reason for it. >> cdc is focusing things lens wearers can do, first, change your lens case every three months. do not top off your solution. we found out a children's dentist in lake county was
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9 investigates discovered a children's dentist accused of hurting his young patients and potentially defrauding medicaid has opened an office in claire. his license was suspended involving a four-year-old that stopped breathing under anesthesia. it has since been reinstated. his medical office was the subject of medicare fraud. in polk county, deputies still searching for two men behind and armed car-jacking. it happened avenue j northwest
one man armed with an assault rifle, the other with a handgun. 45 minutes later, deputy found the abandoned vehicle. >> >> an orange county teacher speaking out because he is saying bullying keeps getting worst and nothing is being done about it. he asked us not to show his face because of fear of retaliation. he says he sees bullying in his classroom every day and he feels like the school district is not doing enough. >> one incident with my students where i reported it. none of the victims were spoken to and the bully was never reprimanded. >> a parent at the school said his son has talked about committing suicide because of bullying.
parent that told you her daughter tries to overdose on pills. >> >> several presidential hopefuls, big wins super saturday. what is next for the candidates, today as they continue their fight for delegates >> cold front moving through, how it will change your sunday forecast. >> >> first, some ideas on how to spend your day.
this morning several presidential candidates are celebrating big wins after super tuesday. hillary clinton and donald trump are still the front- runners, but their rivals added wins. good morning, it's sunday march 6th. time is 7 30:00. let's get you outside, a live look over downtown orlando this morning. >> it's a beautiful day. we saw that cold front move through earlier this morning. but because of the cold front, we are seeing some concerns along the coastline. we've got a small craft advisory in effect and also high rip current risks. if you're going to be boating or swimming in the atlantic, make sure you heed those warnings.
6 feet with water temp mid- to upper sixties. air temp upper 60s to low 70s. villages lots of sunshine. beautiful all across our area today. 73 for the high at 2:00 in celebration and i-4 corridor looking at lots of sunshine and i-75 lots of sunshine. hillary clinton had a big win saturday and donald trump had a big win. >> the democratic caucus is in maine today. >> headed to another direction, i told the pilot we're going to kansas, just get here. >> reporter: donald trump's last minute detour to kansas didn't help, as senator ted super saturday. kansas.
>> today has been a very good day. >> reporter: but trump's winning streak continued as he came out on top in kentucky and louisiana. >> thank you to louisiana, and thank you to kentucky. i want to congratulate ted on maine and on kansas, and he should do well in maine, because it's close to canada, let's face it. >> reporter: meanwhile, in the democratic race, senator bernie sanders won kansas and democratic caucuses in nebraska. >> the way to the white house is to win democrats and win independents and make sure trump does not win independents. >> reporter: hillary clinton won louisiana, putting her closer to winning the deep south. now she's looking ahead to winning the mississippi primary on tuesday. >> i am a progressive who likes to get things done. >> reporter: the florida primary is set for march 15th. early voting sites have opened in some counties in florida,
volusia, brevard and marion. orange and lake counties opened last week. donald trump spent part of super saturday campaigning here in orlando. >> look up there, camera. look up there at the protestor, camera. >> thousands of people filled the arena at ucf. protestors were removed more than a dozen times. trump supporters say he's not the person being portrayed by the media. >> it's a different pick in there. he's not the bigot. he's going to save this place. >> he's playing to people's fears and anger, how other politicians have carried themselves. >> trump says he's confident he'll beat senator marco rubio in the florida primary. he also promised to help floridians looking for work. orange county state troopers say two people were killed in a crash after a
it happened friday night at the intersection of avalon and mckinney roads. the victims weren't wearing seat belts. the driver ran the stopsign and ran into the side of a van. five others were treated at a local hospital. woman accused of crashing into a camping area at the daytona speedway is out of jail. we told you about this story yesterday. police believe she was drunk when she crashed. channel 9's angela jacobs talked to witnesses. >> reporter: these witnesses could believe what they were seeing when they watched a black truck veer off the road and plow through vehicles and people. >> they didn't see it coming. >> reporter: they took us to the wreckage, all left behind
abbey mckinney careened into the crowd. >> thankfully everyone is alive. >> reporter: the men say they tried to aid the best they could, but felt helpless. >> i didn't have my gear or anything. i'm not an emt, but trained in medical care. >> reporter: police say kin e told an officer after the crash, i shouldn't have been drinking. it also notes she had three beers while a breathalyzer showed twice the legal limit. >> a lot of people's lives were changed because of this. it's pretty sad. marion county deputies are asking for your help in the search of a missing teenager. investigators say he hasn't been seen since friday night when he left his home on
his family says he recently made comments that have them worried for his safety. he may be driving a 2004 white ford explorer with ohio tags. we now know when three suspects accused of gunning down a 19-year-old woman outside an ocala nightclub will go to court. the three will go to trial in september. investigators say they shot and others. prosecutors believe the men shot into a crowd outside of the club nine nightclub on south pine avenue last september. a judge in volusia county grants bond for three suspects accused of pointing a gun at a toddler during a robbery. investigators say they tried to rob two women in a parking lot. this happened at the winn-dixie in deltona friday. deputies say boss pointed a gun at a 2-year-old child, but the women fought back. the women had minor injuries
the suspects' get away vehicle. the child was not hurt. central florida expressway authority wants your input. you're invited to a meeting tuesday where you can help come up with ways to expand the road at 525. without an extension, local roads can't handle the traffic as the community grows according to a study. a motorcycle exploded at a local racetrack, leaving a man covered with third degree burns. >> we're waking up to 40s and 50s behind a cold front that moved through earlier this morning.
time is 7:39. this is a live look over downtown orlando, where in a few hours folks will start gathering for the big orlando soccer game home opener. meteorologist marina jurica is in severe weather center 9. >> had a lot of you asking me this morning what is the average high for this time of year. it is 77 degrees. we will hit that as we move into the beginning of the work week. the sky is really the limit for our low to mid-80s mid-week and upper 80s the end of the week. will get really warm and humid
if you like the cooler weather, definitely get out there and enjoy the day today. 74 degrees at 4:00 in ocala with lots of sunshine. in seminole county and winter springs a lot of sunshine with a high of 75. in daytona beach, we'll be looking at plenty of sunshine and volusia and flagler county the upper 60s today. 69 for the high, where as brevard county will be in the low 70s. this morning orange county emergency responders are trying to figure out why a helicopter was late in picking up a victim at a local speedway. this video captured the moment the motorcycle exploded last week. the victim's family said he was on fire for nearly a full minute, leaving more than of his body with third degree burns. >> what parts of the body were burned?
>> orange county rescue officials say they had to drive him 20 miles. the helicopter delay was due in port in switching responding helicopters. officials say it will take some time to determine what happened. orlando city soccer club will open up at home in a few hours. why a 19-year-old from oviedo could have a big impact on their success. >> local nonprofits are joining forces for an event they say could change the lives of thousands in central florida.
a number of nonprofits hope to fill the citrus bowl with homeless and change their lives on easter sunday. organizers are working now to invite the homeless living in motels, cars and camps in the woods. they'll offer sunday church service followed by free food, health strengthings, hair -- screenings and haircuts. >> most of them don't want to live here. they have a legal issue, medical issue and can't cycle themselves out. >> the group will collect a list of those in need throughout orange and osceola
you can see more with central florida spotlight today on channel 9 after channel 9 eyewitness news at noon. a lot of excitement already in the air this morning. >> you can feel it. i've had about four people ask me what the forecast is for the match today, and it's perfect. hopefully that will bring good luck to orlando city so they can win their home opener. daytona beach looking lovely this morning. i've seen a lot of people enjoying their morning walk out there, and you can see winds are pretty quiet for now. but they'll be out of the northeast up to 20 miles per hour along the coast as we head into the afternoon. satellite radar is showing clear conditions. we're going to continue to see lots of sunshine today and we'll start to see a little more cloud coverage the rest of the work week. front has passed so it's just a touch cooler. as we head into the work week we won't be using the word cool as a huge warmup is in store over the next five days. 46 ocala. 50 deland and daytona beach.
in kissimmee with winds out of the north-northwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour and that's pretty much where we'll stay as we head into the day today. could get gustier along the coast. mostly sunny this afternoon. it will be nice and breezy out of the north, making things feel comfortable. clear tonight. cool temps into monday morning. then the sky's the limit. upper 80s heading into late next week. high pressure will set up shop in the atlantic and as it stays there it will drive a huge southerly wind into our neck of the woods, that will create warm and moist summer-like pattern for our work week ahead. next chance for rain next saturday. next weekend we'll start to see changes again. average high this time of year is 77. we'll hit that as we head into the day today. and then we're going to really start to warm up as we move in through the week. we're talking 88 degrees by friday. it is getting warm, folks, and
hours, if you like the cooler weather, enjoy it. 75 degrees in sanford as we head into geneva looking at 73 degrees. 77 altamont. we see overnights move into the 60s, so 40s and 50s for one more night and the 60s overnight, 80s returning in a big way. time for a look at sports. in a few hours as we've been telling you all morning the orlando city soccer club will hit the field for its home opener. >> orlando city kicks off their second season in major league soccer later today, expecting the citrus bowl to be at or near capacity for the second straight year when the lions host real salt lake. thousands. supporters participated in the second annual pub crawl last
tailgate party on church street monday. all of it leading up to today's main event. orlando city trained at the citrus bowl friday. the head coach announceed tommy redding will be in the starting 11. the 19-year-old is from oviedo. he only played 87 minutes last year, but heath says he's rest of this club. >> we've been ready probably for a week now physically, and i think it's one of those occasions you want to come around now. former milan mid-fielder stepped off the airplane and fans there to greet him. he'll not play today, but the team is planning a special ceremony to introduce him to the fans at half time.
he's thrilled to be reunited with his former teammate with milan. >> his relationship with him was an important factor. ricky helped the process, and it's an experience he's been wanting to have for a long time. >> central florida's tv 27 is your home for orlando city games this season. our pregame coverage starts at 1:30 later today. orlando magic held their annual back tie and 10ies event last night. they begin a four game road trip against golden state monday. as for college ball, florida gators trying to end a four- game losing streak before the conference tournament begins. at missouri last night they get off to a great start.
bucket of the night. then casey hill from outside. 12-5. few minutes later, allen turns that into a basket at the other end. still the first half, casey hill with a steal and a throw down of his own. hill with a nice spark off the bench. florida in front, 30-14. they toy with missouri in the second half, but hold on to win 82-72. they will be the 8th seed in the ncc tournament, face arkansas on thursday. in the acc, florida state finishing the regular season against syracuse. five minutes to go, mays gets the fast break started. with 32 seconds left, orange hanging around. the bucket and the foul. syracuse only down 2. final seconds now, after a missed 3 that would have tied it, the x
clinching layup. fsu wins, they'll be the 11th seed, play boston college in the first round tuesday. as for miami, seventh ranked hurricanes needing a win and north carolina loss to clinch the regular season title. virginia tech didn't want to play along. bibs knocks down one of his five 3's. in the second, miami trying to climb back in it. mcclellan with a triple of his own. hurricanes only down 6. that's as close as they get. a dunk here. miami falls 77-62. orlando city season opener, coverage starts at 1:30 later today. we'll have highlights and postgame reaction at 6:00 and sports night at 9:00. have a great sunday, everyone. >> thanks, joe. i know the team has put a lot of work on that coverage.
here's a live look from our downtown orlando. meteorologist marina jurica will have a check of our weekend weather after the break. first, here's a look at what's happening around central florida for the week ahead. for a (burke) at farmers, we've seen anything. even a stag pool party. (party music) (splashing/destruction) (splashing/destruction)
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state lawmakers are negotiating a bill that would provide at least $200 million for everglades restoration. the state house approved the bill last week. it provides funding for 10 years. the senate's version provides only $145 million. it also includes money to care for the springs, lake apopka and other natural lands. prepare for a road closure in titusville. today crews hope to wrap up the second phase of a new trail and pedestrian bridge. they're being built on the
street. garden street will be shut down from draw road to canaveral avenue. the final results are in for super saturday in the race for the white house. coming up, what the votes will mean for candidates headed into the florida primary. >> folks, it doesn't get much better than this. lots of sunshine, clear blue skies.
channel right now on eyewitness news this morning, final results are in for super saturday. what the votes will mean for candidates leded into the florida primary. >> the protest that turned violent during donald trump's rally at ucf. >> a woman is accused of plowing into a crowd of people at a busy daytona international speedway during bike week. how eyewitnesses describe the terrifying scene. good morning, it's sunday, march 6th. i'm daralene jones. time is 8:00. we'll have more on our top story in just a minute, first here's a live look outside over downtown orlando and here is a view of the citrus bowl. meteorologist marina jurica is in severe weather center 9. nothing big happening there today.
it will get so crowded there in a couple of hours, as we see the season opener for orlando city today kicking off on a beautiful note. it's going to be gorgeous today. we saw a cold front move through a few hours ago leaving us with clear skies and cooler temps. it's not a drastic change, but it's enough to give us a cool breeze during the day today and make things super comfortable. 57 in downtown orlando. 60 in cocoa beach and 52 daytona beach. north northwesterly winds 5 to 15 miles per hour now and that's where we will stay as we head into the day today. cool breeze that will keep mid- 70s inland feeling like 60s. i have advisories if you'll be heading to the beach today, as well as that full orlando city forecast coming up. this morning donald trump, senators ted cruz and bernie sanders are celebrating after
five states held either a primary or caucuses. julie salomone reports, donald trump called on marco rubio to drop out of the race. >> last night was a disappointment for marco rubio, losing in all states. but his campaign spokesperson says rubio has momentum in florida and there will be a turning point in this race. >> everyone starting to figure out how to stop trump. >> reporter: and senator ted cruz did that. the super saturday show down started out with a big win by cruz, swiping voters by a 2 to 1 margin in kansas and also taking the state of maine. >> we're the only campaign that can and will beat donald trump in this race. >> reporter: donald trump, with victories in kentucky and louisiana. >> marco rubio had a very, very bad night, and personally, i'd call for him to drop out of the race. i would love to take on ted one- on-one. >> reporter: from gyms to barns, long lines snakeed around caucus and primary
nebraska, kentucky, and louisiana. a victory lap for bernie sanders, the vermont senator nebraska. >> we want a republican not to go into the white house. >> reporter: hillary clinton in in louisiana. >> i'm grateful to everyone who turned out to support us, but now all eyes turn to michigan. >> reporter: we are less than two weeks away from the florida primary. that will happen march 15th. coming up in the next 30 minutes, what's next for some of the candidates today, as they continue their fight on the campaign trail. donald trump was in central florida for a campaign stop at primary. thousands packed into the arena yesterday for a rally. that rally got heated.
>> reporter: he showed up with insults and a promise the u.s. can do better. >> we're not going to be the stupid country anymore. >> reporter: supporters told us they want tighter immigration policies. >> going to build a wall and stuff will get done, and everything will be fine. >> reporter: trump double downed on his promise to build a wall at the mexican border. >> we will build the wall, don't worry. we will build the wall. we will build the wall! who is going to pay for the wall? >> reporter: protestors interrupted his speech more than a dozen times, shouting messages and holding signs until they were escorted out. in one case a young man ripped up a campaign sign and threw it at the candidate from offstage. it looked like punches may have been thrown before trump was able to continue his speech. >> get out of here. get out. out. >> reporter: outside more protestors spoke up. >> everything he says, he is baiting hate speech.
he is 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 something to help. field sutton. hundreds of you watched our live stream of that rally on wftv.com. you can hear more from the protestors, go to our web site and click on the video tab. florida senator marco rubio campaigned in jacksonville yesterday. he fired back at donald trump, saying he isn't a real conservative. rubio supporters say his message on family values resonated. he also said the company needs a republican president to steer the country in the right direction. >> we are headed in the wrong direction after 8 years of barack obama and we'll stay headed in the wrong direction election. >> the mayor of jacksonville and governor of new mexico
new from overnight, orange county deputies trying to figure out what sparked gunfire colonial drive. deputies responded to the trespassing call. deputies say they heard gunshots coming from behind the their direction. investigators say they saw a dark suburban drive away, but haven't determined if it was involved. no one was injured. the cocoa beach woman who police say was drunk when she crashed her car at the daytona national speedway is out of jail. abbey mcdaniel kenny crashed into the infield camping area of the speedway yesterday morning police say. you can see the damage to campers, vehicles and even chairs. at least four people were taken to a local hospital. an eyewitness who is a trained firefighter said he and another person tried to help.
the accident is already done. i'm usually not a witness. surreal. scary. >> a breathalyzer showed kenny had a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit. four victims have been released from the hospital. kenny is facing several dui charges. three more families of sailors who died in the sinking of the el far row cargo ship have settled cases. in october the ship sank in the bahamas after sailing into hurricane joaquin. the u.s. coast guard tried to negligent. the owner of the ship has now settled with 14 families of the 33 crew members who died. one of those crew members was from the orlando area. two men out of jail, one bonded out last night. investigators say he and his sister were caught on surveillance video stealing a girl.
deltona wal-mart last weekend. winters bonded out of jail friday. searching for a man who robbed a bank in daytona beach and dropped the money outside the door. the man walked into the wells fargo saturday morning and passed a note to the teller that suggested he had a gun. the teller gave him the money in a brown paper bag, but a customer found the money in bushes. tomorrow thousands of drivers who use a busy stretch of downtown orlando road will have to find another way around it. garland avenue from colonial drive to just before orange avenue will shut down for more than a year. crews are building bridges and the onramp from colonial drive to i-4. if you normally take garland northbound, you can now take magnolia avenue instead. if you normally travel in the southbound direction, you can take orange avenue. you can get all of the updates on the i-4 widening project on
and click on the i-4 link in the traffic section. officials expected to announce new nonstop flights this week. last month we showed you these proposed plans to expand. four new gates will cost about $45 million. the ceo says fees collected from plane tickets will cover most of the cost and about $9 million from taxpayers through the florida department of transportation. the plan still needs to be approved by the faa. we are now just hours away from the first game of orlando city soccer's second season in major league soccer. the team says there are fewer than 3,000 tickets left for the match this afternoon. orlando city is hoping to fill the bowl at the citrus bowl for their home opener. their new italian infielder isn't expected to play, but
jersey during half time. wrdq 27 is the new home for the game. fans will have to use lynx buses to get around. sunrail won't be running today. the buses will increase service downtown starting at 10:00 a.m. music and food and a kids zone will begin at that time. the citrus bowl will open at 12:30. meteorologist marina jurica is in severe weather center 9 and the weather will be picture perfect. >> i think so. it's going to be gorgeous with a nice cool breezy northerly wind. it will be quite comfortable. we'll be looking at 72 at noon. when the gates open at the citrus bowl. the kickoff for the match is at 2:00 p.m. it will be 75 degrees. lots of sunshine. it will feel super comfortable. we'll lose these cool temperatures and start to get heat and humidity building in.
lots of sunshine in the villages today, high of 73 at 2:00. downtown orlando and i-4 corridor a perfect morning to take in the farmer's market with a high of 74 at 2:00. 71 for the high in cocoa beach. your next car rental could come with hidden charges. next, 9 investigates a toll fee tacked on without most drivers noticing. >> i should have hung up at the very beginning. >> a brevard county woman says she lost $2,000 to a scammer claiming to be from the irs. how deputies were able to help
a cold front moved through earlier in morning leaving us with this glorious outlook here in downtown orlando. i-4looking good. downtown looking beautiful. it's why they call it the city beautiful. currently 57 degrees, northwesterly winds at 9 miles per hour. the cold front has pushed through, leaving us with clear skies and a touch cooler. a degree or two from yesterday. that cold front now is exiting out of south florida and taking the clouds with it. we will have lots of sunshine today. enjoy. 48 is our cool spot still in ocala. 53 palm coast, as well as sanford. 57 in orlando and melbourne. looking at our wind speeds, north-northwest at about 5 to 15 miles per hour. just enough of a breeze, a cool breeze, to make things feel very comfortable. our front has pushed through. as it continues to clear the state we're going to be slowly over the next 24 to 36 hours picking up on an onshore flow.
especially along the coastline. not today, but monday and tuesday we are going to be looking at cloudier skies than what we are seeing today. then as we progress through the week, high pressure will move out of the gulf, shift into the atlantic, allowing for this huge southerly flow to move on up from the tropics, bringing us warm and yes humid air back to the region and our warmest weather of the year will plant in here for the middle to late week. we're talking mid- to upper 80s. it will be very warm. if you look the cooler weather, enjoy today and tomorrow. it's coming. preview. along the coast today it's going to be great, but high rips and small craft advisory. not as quiet as yesterday, so make sure you heed all the warnings. 72 melbourne. 72 merritt island. 67 new smyrna beach. a great day today. get out there and enjoy it. chilly.
weekend always in view showing that gradual warmup and staying dry. our next cold front doesn't move into the region until next saturday. a brevard county woman says she lost $2,000 after falling for a scam from someone claiming to be from the irs. how deputies stopped her from losing more money. >> reporter: this brevard county woman was too embarrassed to give us her name. >> i am really gullible. >> reporter: she says somebody claiming to be with the irs in virginia left her a message. she called back and that's when she says the person on the other end told her she owed the feds money. >> you have to go to court on the 8th of march. or we'll take you to jail. that's all you hear. >> reporter: she hopped in her car and raced to this wells fargo bank in titusville to withdraw $2,000. she wired the cash to the
beginning. >> reporter: she told us the scammer on the phone told her because she took too long to send the money, she needed to wire over another 6,000 bucks. that's when she said deputies stepped in and pulled her over, after her husband called and told them he was worried. >> i was going to get more money, so thank he got the cops here. >> the irs says if you have a tax problem they will not contact you by phone. instead, they'll get a hold of you through the mail and they will not threaten you with an arrest, ask you to pay the debt with a money order or ask for your credit card information. we've reached out to both the brevard county sheriff's office and titusville police to check the status of this case, but we have not yet heard back. two major gambling proposals are dead in tallahassee and another one doesn't appear to have much of a chance. one of the proposals would have allowed slot machines across much of the state.
a deal with the seminole tribe to add craps and roulettes to their casinos. a third proposal would make fantasy sports not considered gambling is unlikely to pass. there are 734 miles of toll roads in florida with more miles clustered here in central florida than anywhere else. for visitors to the area, the series of toll booths can become an unwelcomed surprise. the real surprise comes when they get home and get a bill that often contains rental car fees on top of those tolls. now we've discovered the attorney general's office is investigating. >> reporter: lower level o.i.a. is often the first and last glimpse visitors see, where they catch the bus to disney and pick up that their rental cars. they soon find out how much it costs.
have hit 8 or 9 toll booths. >> reporter: last time this couple was here, they went home shocked. >> it was pretty wide. didn't seem like we went very far at all and we were stopping to pay another few dollars. >> reporter: every rental car agency tacks on a toll fee in addition to the cost of tolls. avis caps it -- most renters don't discover the fees until weeks have passed and they're already home. >> we don't want people coming here renting cars and getting a feeling they're ripped off. feeling. these letters to the attorney general show people from as far away as nebraska, arizona and massachusetts complaining they didn't know how much driving
>> seemed kind of a ripoff. >> reporter: back at the airport, joyce and ron are about to pick up their rental car. ron says this time he has a plan to avoid sticker shock. >> looking forward to getting that bill? >> i'm going to avoid the toll roads anyway, so it doesn't matter. >> state lawmakers have done nothing to rewrite the rules. they have asked companies to make their policies more accessible. next, we'll introduce you to this young lady and tell you what she wants most in her forever family. and remember, if you want more local news at 9:00 this morning, turn to eyewitness
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family, with at least a cat and a dog. whenever i see those aspca commercials, all the abused animals, that breaks my heart. we are their voice. we have to be their voice, because if we are not their voice, they're going to end up either dying, starving or completely being forgotten about. >> my dream for her is just to have somewhere where she feels safe and where they accept mindy for everything that she is. >> i would bring a sense of humor, i would bring anything a loving family would ever need. >> wow. to learn more about adopting mindy or any of the children we feature, call the number on your screen or go to 9family.com. adoption from foster care is free. cold front moved through on this early sunday morning. i'll let you know what that means for your forecast and
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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 is just about 8:30. let's get you outside, get a live look over downtown orlando this morning. meteorologist marina jurica is in severe weather center 9. >> we saw a cold front move through earlier this morning and it's left us with lots of sunshine, but a few issues along the coastline, since our winds are kicking up we'll be looking at a small craft advisory for seas 4 to 6 feet along the coast. and our rip current risk went from low yesterday to high today. swim near that lifeguard station. water temperatures mid- to upper 60s, air temperatures mid-
ocala at 74 degrees for the high at 4:00 with lots of sunshine. winter park and i-4 corridor, 75 degrees at 2:00. looking lovely as well. palm bay will be seeing a beautiful day with a high of 72 by noon. senators ted cruz and bernie sanders pulled off big wins on super saturday. donald trump also won two states and hillary clinton took one. eyewitness news' julie salomone is breaking down the results. the weekend is not over for some of the candidates. >> the democratic caucus is today in maine and hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be back on the debate stage tonight. >> i was headed to another direction, i told the pilot, we're going to kansas, just get here. >> reporter: donald trump's last-minute detour to kansas didn't help as ted cruz won the state on super saturday. >> let me say, god bless kansas. also won maine. >> today has been a very good
>> reporter: but trump's winning streak continued as he came out on top in kentucky and louisiana. >> thank you to louisiana, and thank you to kentucky. and i want to congratulate ted on maine and on kansas, and he should do well in maine, because it's very close to canada, let's face it. >> reporter: meanwhile, in the democratic race, senator bernie sanders won kansas and the democratic caucuses in nebraska. >> the way to the white house is to win democrats and win independents and make sure trump does not win >> reporter: hillary clinton won louisiana, putting her south. now she's looking ahead to the mississippi primary on tuesday. >> i am a progressive who likes to get things done. >> florida primary is set for march 15th. early voting sites have opened
including osceola, seminole, volusia, and marion. brevard county fire rescue officials say one person was ejected from their car when they hit a pole. the car was destroyed in the crash on north courtney parkway at mustang way this morning. local hospital. we're working to get a check on their condition. the south side of courtney parkway is closed to repair the pole. a motorcycle exploded at a local racetrack leaving a man
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a group of nonprofits hope to fill the citrus bowl with homeless people easter sunday. they're hosting an event that sunday and organizers are working to invite the homeless living in motels, cars and camped in the woods. they'll offer a church service, followed by free health screenings, haircuts and job opportunities.
don't want to live here, but have a mental issue, health issue, and they can't cycle themselves out. >> it is a difficult cycle. the group will collect a list of those in need throughout orange, osceola and seminole outreach opportunities. you can see more of the orlando sur foundation with central florida spotlight, it airs today after eyewitness news at noon. here's a live look from our tower camera overlooking downtown orlando. coming up, meteorologist marina jurica will have another check of our weekend weather. first, here's a look at what's happening around central florida in the weeks ahead.
so you can love cereal... again! we're going to be in the 70s again for a second day. day. if you like the cooler weather, days. after that the sky is the limit for our temperatures. we'll be looking at heat and humidity returning with a bit of a summer preview before we even get to spring. we're looking at a gorgeous day today with a high of 76. beautiful weather for the season opener for orlando city.
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good morning, america. breaking news. ted's huge night. cruz trouncing donald trump in two states. as record numbers turn out to vote on supersaturday. >> today has been a very good day. and rubio disastrous showing. his rivals calling on him to drop out. is this now a two-man race. >> i want ted one on one. plus, bernie, pulling out two wins. can he catch up to hillary clinton?