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provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. >> suspects pull guns on police twice, in just the past three days. >> matt: now a local chief says he needs to stake out. his officers are facing an ever increasing danger. thank you for joining us tonight. i'm matt austin. >> ginger: and i'm ginger gadsden. but first, the heat is on. it's feeling more like summer than spring. chief meteorologist tom sorrells is here with your pinpoint weather first at 5:30.
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>> tom: isn't that crazy? >> ginger: it is. >> tom: it's good enough to tie the record in 1985. right now, obviously we're down lot. still 87 in daytona. 88 in sanford and 85 in orlando. we've had rain but much of the rain has died out. it was really impressive, there for a cup of coffee, through parts of osceola county and it brevard. most of you have a clearing situation going on and temperatures will slide into the 70's once the sun gets down. 8:00, 77. by 9 p.m., 75. come the 10:00 hour, 73. i'll be back to talk about overnight lows for tomorrow and more heat for tomorrow. >> ginger: thank you, i think. >> don't forget, you can get breaking weather alerts and live radar anytime on our free news 6 pinpoint weather app. just search wkmg in your app
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orlando police say two different suspects pulled guns on them over the weekend. >> matt: now the chief says there's a reason we're seeing a rise in the dangerous and frightening trend. news 6 reporter troy campbell is here to talk about it. seems like it's happening a lot more lately. what did the chief have to say about the situation? >> reporter: chief mina says there seems to be a change in mentality, more suspects willing to pull a gun on a cop. he says that's just an example of the dangers his office faces every day. >> both firearms were real and fully functional, loaded and ready to go. >> reporter: orlando police chief describing two separate incidents over the weekend. >> these types of situations happen. >> reporter: orlando police say a 26-year-old man was seen
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session on john young parkway sunday afternoon, moments after officers responded to shots fired. officers chased him on foot. as he was tackled to the ground, he pulled out a handgun and pointed it straight at the officers. >> there is more of that mentality out there where people are carrying more guns and willing to use them on all types of people, even the police. >> reporter: chief mina says his officers were fired 5 different times. >> in a fast happening situation, they're impossible to tell. i can't tell many times looking at the photos of the guns and seeing them side by side, almost impossible to tell. >> reporter: thankfully no one was hurt in either shooting the chief was talking about.
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guns were taken off the streets. >> matt: thank you, troy. right now, the race for president is not the only one heating up. >> ginger: all of a sudden the race for volusia county sheriff just got a lot more interesting after mike chitwood becomes the latest person to jump in. news 6 reporter loren korn was there for the announcement as chitwood explains why he wants the job. >> reporter: the chief says he's excited to run for sheriff, saying he's ready to bring in fresh ideas and more technology. he says the volusia county sheriff's office is already great, but he's ready to make it even better. >> i am that leader. and what i want to call it is
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>> reporter: the miek mic -- mike chitwood announced he's running. >> i recognize what he's done here is necessary to be replicated throughout the county. >> reporter: the chief initially turned down the offer to run but changed his mind after getting support from his staff and the community. he says he would provide more technology and community interaction. >> we need to help the deputies do their job, keep them safe and apprehend the bad guy. >> reporter: the chief is the latest to add his name to the list, a total of seven candidates fighting for the job. >> >> reporter: chief deputy eric dietrich is also a major player running for sheriff. >> he's listed several things that are evolving as we speak, body cameras to how crime statistics countywide and what
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between the cities and the county. >> reporter: a race that many say has now picked up even more steam. in daytona beach, loren korn, news 6. >> lisa: for more details about all -- >> ginger: for more details about all the candidates for volusia county sheriff, head to, powered by news 6. >> matt: a two-time convicted felon is back in handcuffs tonight, thanks to some very alert officers. this guy is tony hall, caught by orlando bicycle police's unit today. they smelled something coming from his car. check out the picture. he was arrested. he's now facing a bunch of charges. >> matt: homeowners in the villages are under a boil-water advisory until further notice. all the affected homes are within the village of sable chase and will be given a notice on their door if they're under the advisory.
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tap for drinking, brushing teeth, cooking, it should all be boiled first. no word yet on how long the advisory will be in place. >> ginger: marion county is working to keep bears out of the neighborhood. now they're teaming up with deeply discounted bearproof trash containers for homeowners. you can pick up a 60-gallon can for $40 and a 90-gallon trash can is just 60 bucks. quantities are limited and they'll be sold on a first come first serve basis. time to get a check of the roads on this monday afternoon with julie broughton. >> julie: this is i-4 at kaley. the cars moving away from me are eastbound lanes. westbound lanes are looking better. it looks like a car there
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a trouble spot for us this time of day. here's how it looks as we go in closer for you. anywhere we see yellow, red or orange, that's where we're seeing very heavy traffic. i-4 eastbound around the turnpike around the 408 interchange to winter park, fairbanks, picks back up toward seminole county. i-4 is slowing down to average speeds of 20 miles per hour, a little more heading down to state road 408 there. here are your drive times now. >> matt: thank you, julie. coming up tonight at 11:00, common medical expenses can really add up. but now we have found a way to
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>> we can save patients nearly 10 times what they might be spending at another healthcare provider. >> i figured we'd be in and out. >> matt: we'll tell you how this woman could have saved thousands and maybe you could too, tonight at 11:00. the heat is on out there today. if you're looking for a reprieve from the heat, i-drive has a solution for you. >> ginger: certainly do. candace campos is joining us now from the new world's largest entertainment mcdonald's in orlando. >> reporter: after eight months of construction, the day is finally here. the door is opening at the world's largest entertainment mcdonald's along orlando's tourism corridor, i-drive. from the moment you walk in, there's something new to see at this mcdonald's. play place towers over heights
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or you could enjoy the arcade. you can also create your taste by custom-building burgers, omelets, desserts and wood-oven pizza. this mcdonald's is sure to stand out from the crowd. >> ginger: wow, that's not like any mcdonald's -- not just pizza, fresh pizza. it did not come out of the box. >> matt: saw pasta on the menu there. >> ginger: it looked really good. field trip. when you come back, see how your superior math skills could earn you a free dinner for an entire year. >> matt: and it's not just regular homeowners being targeted by i.r.s. scammers anymore. we'll hear from a state legislator who says they called his phone, trying to steal from him, too, ahead in "schemes and rip-offs". >> ginger: and see which popular
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this is a letter from someone who's here. she has to take a brand name drug. been taking it since the early 1980's. at that time it cost approximately $180 for 10 shots. the latest refill was $14.700 for the same 10 vials and the company is called valeant pharmaceuticals. i'm going after them. this is predatory pricing and we're going to make sure it is stopped. i'm hillary clinton and i
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>> matt: tonight congressman john micah is issuing a personal alert. he says an i.r.s. imposter threatened him to pay or else. >> ginger: news 6 has been warning you about the telephone con men for weeks now. now micah is joining the fight to shut them down. here's mike holfeld's "schemes and rip-offs" report. >> reporter: this time it was a u.s. congressman, john micah, one of thousands of americans receiving the now infamous phone call from an i.r.s. imposter. >> it was a gentleman with an accent, making threatening accusations. as a public official, the last thing you'd want to do is owe taxes. >> reporter: we've been tracking the area codes used in the phone call scheme. some have been live and most so-called robocalls. >> the reason for the call is to inform you that the i.r.s. is
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>> i don't think anybody knows someone who has not gotten these phone calls. the imposters are actually changing their style. >> they're calling the taxpayer asking for personal financial information and masquerading as the i.r.s. >> we've got to get the public aware and stop them in their tracks and keep people from being defrauded. >> reporter: he'll be meeting with i.r.s. officials in washington this week. the i.r.s. will never call you or ask you for personal information, period. i've posted more information on let's get results together on this one. mike holfeld, news 6. >> ginger: to check out mike's other schemes and rip-off reports, explaining this i.r.s. scam, head to, powered by news 6. nissan is recalling more
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>> matt: this is what you get for going green apparently. this comes as the company gets reports the brakes are not working. the electric leaf model, 2013 through 2015 are affected by the recall. cold weather causes a software problem which causes the brakes to be difficult to operate. nissan will let leaf owners know if they need to take their cars in for a free repair. looks like the zika virus is affecting ticket prices to the olympics in brazil. just 47% of the tickets have been sold. but tickets to the opening ceremony on august 5th are sold out. luxury brand feragamo is taking new steps to prevent thefts and
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>> ginger: they're now embedded microchips in its bags and shoes to make sure you're getting the real thing. the company says it's been putting the tags in the soles of its women's shoes since 2014 around now they're adding the microchips to the men's shoes as well. all of your new purses and luggage, matt, will be microchipped from here on out. more than $17 million of the bogus products were seized in china last year alone. >> matt: i had to practice saying the name, so i don't think that story is going to affect me much. >> ginger: today is national pi day, as in 3.14. if you know your math skills, you can win big. they posted three math questions on its blog this morning, and if you answer them correctly,
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years of free pizza, adding up to $1600 worth of free pie. >> matt: you can also gain 314 pounds. >> ginger: yes, you could. and a lot more. maybe you could give it to a homeless shelter, spread it out to other people. >> matt: now we're talking. >> matt: chief meteorologist tom sorrells is joining us now. it's been a hot day, man. >> tom: it's hot in here. >> ginger: no, it really is. >> tom: let's look at daytona beach. how much would you give to be strolling down that beach right now? >> ginger: a lot. >> matt: i would love to. see, we're listening.
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pies. >> tom: we had a record-high of 89 in daytona beach. wind support from the southwest has pinned the east coast sea breeze way over east. there's no relief coming. it's going to be hot until the sun goes down. across the interior, it's 85 in orlando and 87 in melbourne. in ocala, you're at 82 degrees. 84 in the villages to leesburg. 86 in palm coast. across brevard county, we're at 87 degrees. 86 does it in kissimmee. on radar, we were tracking rain the last couple of hours. all our scattered showers in osceola county have gone kaput, they're out, gone, done, no rain relief coming on. slight and radar together here shows you that i don't have any big relief coming for tomorrow either. this is how dry it is from orlando to the north. the system from nashville to orlando is producing big rain today. otherwise, it's dry across the southeast. futurecast, with that wind support from the west-southwest
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scattered shower or two. i don't see too much happening. the dry air aloft is going to gobble up the moisture. we go through tonight and tomorrow very dry. which means it's going to be really warm again tomorrow. the high today was 87. tomorrow i'm going to ramp it up another degree or two. this is how it looks by wednesday, more of the same. overnight lows tonight, 64 in volusia county from daytona beach to new smyrna beach to de land. 66 in sanford. 65 in oviedo. 64 will do it for an overnight low in the villages. ocala i'm going 61 for you. 65 in leesburg. titusville checks in with an overnight low of 67. 68 in cocoa. the official forecast in orlando, got a few clouds now. we'll go partly cloudy overnight. the low is 66. here's tomorrow. 8:00 tomorrow morning, we're at 68.
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it's warm and it's breezy and it gets hot tomorrow. a high today was 87. tomorrow we go back to 88 degrees for a daytime high. partly sunny at worst. tomorrow is 88. wednesday is 87. thursday, st. patrick's day, the daytime high is 85. an outside chance of a touch of rain late. then on friday, the high is 84. saturday, 81. come sunday, the high is 79 degrees. >> ginger: 3.14 years of pizza. it didn't say how many you would get. you have to do the numbers yourself. just do the math and get back to us. just saying. >> matt: we're missing x. thanks, tom. >> ginger: thank you. coming up at 5:30, a new restaurant is coming and where it will be and what it is.
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weird phenomenon in nature that is caught on camera, when we come back. >> ginger: plus, all new at 6:00, the fight to end heroin use in central florida. how authorities are planning to tackle the growing problem. we're getting results for maitland, cape canaveral and all
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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>> ginger: hundreds of dolphin get caught on camera, it's known as a dolphin stampede. >> matt: it looks way better than that. the jumpy behavior can happen at any time without warning or cause. check out the incredible video captured last week in california. you can see dozens of dolphins hopping out of the water here. a huge pack of them. witnesses say they guessed about 500 of them were off the coast at the time during this video.
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is called pour porpoising. i've never seen that before. most kids his age are still learning how to dribble or do a lay-up. one kid in virginia is learning to shoot a basketball from on the other side of the court. >> ginger: his team was in the playoffs. his other team was up by 2 points with 2 seconds on the clock. that's when he launched the ball and he makes it. it was enough to send them into overtime. even though his team lost in overtime, william says he'll remember this game for a long time to come, as he should. oh, my gosh. >> matt: i love a little kid walking through, no, it wasn't, it wasn't in time. sorry, kid. nice story to tell. >> ginger: universal has just
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be replacing nba city on the city walk. >> matt: we hear it will be very sweet. it will be called the toothsome chocolate factory. is that a brownie on top of a -- can we hit the replay button? it's inspired by the sweet treat and the 19th century. it will feature towering smokestacks, funky gadgets and a wait staff supporting steam punk fashions. the menu will feature unique twists on seafood, burgers and pasta and the elaborate desserts, which is the big draw. it looks like they poked a hole in a brownie. >> ginger: when i asked about
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it's been around forever, lisa. >> lisa: coming up at 6:00, presidential campaign trails in florida.
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this is a letter from someone who's here. she has to take a brand name drug. been taking it since the early 1980's. at that time it cost approximately $180 for 10 shots. the latest refill was $14.700 for the same 10 vials and the company is called
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i'm going after them. this is predatory pricing and we're going to make sure it is stopped. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. [real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company.] >> matt: the primary push is on. candidates on the trail vying for votes, just a day before florida heads to the polls. >> he's trying to divide the republican party. >> we've had enough debates. how many times can you be asked the same question by the same people? >> matt: good evening. i'm matt austin. >> lisa: i'm lisa bell. tonight all eyes are on florida. a winner take all contest for the republican candidates. the clock is ticking. we're now about 13 hours away until polls open tomorrow at 7:00 in the morning. besides florida, four other


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