tv Good Day Tampa Bay 5AM FOX November 17, 2016 5:00am-6:00am EST
((walter happening today: a big decision affecting bay area students. the controversial move that could force them to change schools. and what parents are doing to stop it. ((jen developing overnight: an officer-involved accident on a busy bay area road. we're live with the scary series of events that sent a motorcyclist crashing into a deputy. ((walter and saving lives. one man's brave work that deserves a big good day thank you this morning. its now 5:?? thanks for joining us this thursday morning.. i'm walter allen and i'm jen epstein... i-275 is back open this morning, but the investigating
the future of a lot of pasco county stu school board members are expected to vote on a controversial rezoning plan... that could shift school boundaries... and ultimately force a lot of students to go to a different school. fox 13's alcides segui is live outside gulf high school in new port richey... alcides, a committee is expected to narrow five plans
through the walls. one of the bullets hit a wall, then hit alliyah in the leg. no one else in the apartment was hurt. new this morning: a u-s congress-woman from the panhandle.. is criticizing the state's response to the massive mosaic sinkhole in mulberry. democrat "gwen graham" reviewed hundreds of emails between governor rick scott, the florida department of environmental protection and mosaic.. based on her findings.. she says no one discussed warning any neighbors... until the story came out in the me "asleep at the wheel".. moasic hopes to have the sinkhole on their mulberry property ?plugged up by this spring. meanwhile, county officials are still montoring wells around the site... and say none of them are showing signs of contamination. a researcher at moffitt cancer center is on administrative leave this morning.. after being accused of video voyeurism. tampa police say "luis froes, junior" tried to record a man in the shower at the rec center on the campus of u-s-f.
fores is a "post-doctoral fellow" there.. and was arrested earlier in the week.. in pinellas county: authorities are investigating a hate crime targeting a gay friendly church in st. petersburg. workers at the "king of peace metropolitan church".. say they found a swastika written on their sidewalk monday.. along with the acronym for donald trump's campaign slogan. a neo-nazi code was also written in chalk. the reverend believes they were targeted because the congregation is predominantly gay and lesbian. the church has since beefed up security. an air force explosives team has detonated a world war 2 era bomb.. that was found near florida state's campus in tallahassee... officials say the bomb was destroyed around 9-30 last night.. less than a mile away from the state capitol.. police haven't said how the bomb made its way there.. but the museum of florida history says tallahassee had an airfield during world war 2.. that was used for training.. the trump transition continues today with a visit from the prime minister of
to new york right now...donald trump's first face-to-face meeting with a world leader as president-elect. abe is likely to seek reassurances... that trump remains committed to the alliance between japan and the u-s. meanwhile.. a woman who once said "we can't have donald trump as president".. may soon be a part of his administration.. there are reports this morning.. that south carolina governor "nikki haley".. may be considered by trump-- for secretary of state. south carolina's lieutenent associated press... that haley is being considered for the position. and while somebody may be on the way ?in to trump's cabinet.. house democrats want one member ?out.. 169 democrats sent a letter to president-elect trump... asking him to suspend the appointment of "steve bannon" as his senior white house advisor. they accuse bannon's website -- breitbart news -- of being derogatory toward minorities. hillary clinton makes her first public appearance..
at a charity event for the "children's defense fund", in washington d.c.. the former secretary of state.. opened up about her crushing loss.. clinton says: "i know many of you are deeply disappointed about the results of the election. i am too. more than i can ever express, but, as i said last week, our campaign was never about one person or even one election." clinton began her career as an intern for the "children's defense kids around the world. most of her speech focused on the work of that organization. still ahead.. charges are brought against a police officer accused of killing a minnesota man ...while his girlfirend live streamed the incident on facebook.. we'll have the emotional reaction following the announcement. plus.. is your booster seat safe? the results of a new study --
over a controversial plan to ease overcrowding in the district. some of the plans would force students to change schools... miles outside their current district. a rezoning committee is meeting this moring to narrow down five plans to just one. fox 13's alcides segui is live in pasco county and will be following this contentious battle throughout good day tampa bay. time now is 5:xx.. charges have been filed against a minnesota police officer.. in the shooting death of an elementary school cafeteria worker.. prosecutors say the officer who castile in july.. had "no reason" to use deadly force. the 32 year old's girlfriend streamed his final moments on social media.. bringing national attention to his death. investigators say.. evidence showed that castile co-operated..and was reaching for his i-d.. not his licensed gun.. officer "jeronimo yanez".. shot castile 7 times. judge glenda hatchett/ castile family attorneywhat more could this young man have done than he did that day? and it and it begs, it begs, it begs for the attention of this community
yanez -- could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted of the charges. he will make his first appearance in court -- tomorrow.. later today-- members of the media.. will argue a judge's decision to close doors for the competancy hearing for the accused of murdering members of a charleston, south carolina church. dylann roof is accused of shooting and killing nine people last year.. at a church in charleston, south carolina.. judge "richard gergel" is set to hear whether roof is competent to stand trial-- but issued an order to keep the public out of that hearing-- in order to protect the right to fair trial. roof's competency hearing is scheduled to take place on monday. parents can feel safe putting their child in a booster seat this morning..
highway safety' -- 48 received the highest ratings.. eight years ago... only a quarter of the seats tested received the same ratings... booster seats are recommended for kids between the ages of four and eight.. the earliest known, ?stone inscription of the ten commandments.. has sold at auction for 850-thousand dollars.. the tablet is made up of about two square feet of marble, weighs 155 pounds... and is written in an early hebrew script, called samaritan auctions" says the tablet likely sat at the entrance of a synagouge, that was destroyed by either the romans between 400, and 600 a-d.. or by the crusaders in the 11th
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one of them: a 55 inch "l-g" 4-k, smart tv going for just 398-dollars.. amazon will also put a number of its own products on sale.. including the "echo smart speaker", the fire t-v streaming stick.. and various kindles.. the retailer will begin offering discounts tomorrow.. with new ones sprouting up as often as every five minutes -- until december 22nd.. also going on sale tomorrow.. the annual cost of 'amazon prime' will be cut you have to be quick though -- the deal only lasts for 24 hours.. a prime membership gets you ?free two day shipping, and access to tv shows and movies on prime tv. it's been rumored for months.. but it now appears "snapchat" is going public. the california based company reportedly filed for an initial public offering last week... analysts say "snapchat's" parent company.."snap".... could be valued at more than 30-billion dollars. that would make it the third-most-valuable tech company at it's opening
ali-baba and facebook. twitter is taking steps to help users avoid abusive and offensive tweets. the company is expanding the 'mute' option... allowing users to block tweets based on keywords, phrases and conversations,,, whether they are mentioned or not... users can also report hateful content. in a blog post -- the company says the amount of abuse, bullying, and harassment on the social media platform has risen sharply the dress marilyn monroe wore to infamously sing "happy birthday".. to president john f. kennedy... will be auctioned off today... get those check-books ready.. some say the dress could fetch
it's 5:--, i'm jen epstein thanks for joining us.. and i'm walter allen.. this morning -- a lot of bay area parents are wondering ?if their child will have to switch schools.. fox 13's alcides segui is live in new port richey.. where.. in a few hours -- ?new school boundaries... will be a hot topic. morning
york to meet with president-elect donald trump.. he's worried about comments trump made about u-s committments in southeast asia. he wants the president-elect to reassure him that he will be "all in".. on japan's security alliance with america new video this morning.. shows the moment a north-miami man.. stabbed an i-hop employee.. last friday, 35- year old "gene hicks" attacked his server.. after claiming, that he had been poisoned... police say the server was taken to a nearby hospital.. and is now recovering at home.. hillsborough county deputies are searching for a vacuum thief this morning. this man stole from a target about 3 weeks ago... on 2 separate days. officials say he placed dyson vacuums inside a shopping cart... took the wire off the boxes... then headed out the door. once outside... the man loaded the vacuums into a truck. if you have any information... call the sheriff's office. small gestures ....can go a long way.. and one brandon man is embodying that by handing out money to complete strangers. he's doing it -- just to
brighter... as fox 13's josh cascio reports -- for him... it's all about connecting with people... i'm just out here trying to provide a little bit of love. this is what giving...looks like. how are you, i'm doing fine i want to give you 5 bucs..just for being youthis is what it feels like.... nice to meet you..thank you so much. it has to start somehwere josh it has to start with one person mike nice to meet you...can i give you 10 bucks oh thank you ... i want you to tell someone you love em i came into a little bit of money i determined today to go somewhere and i was going to give it all back todd simms is just giving away more than 10 grand to complete strangers. he went from place to place in brandon wednesday.. sometimes its 5 bucks...other times 10....at times even more. ive been enjoying meeting people ive been enjoying just seeing people's elation spread joy i appreciate it starts with one...if i can teach my daugher anything in life its to give and feel the joy of givingmike nirscho was recently laid off - and heading to a church for a hot meal - simms gave him a hundd you know what that means. this man didnt hvae to do what he did this is one of gods children right here its joy its pure joy joshpure joy...one small gift at a time. your deserving your a good man...be good dude. simms says his family is already financially set - so he didn't need the money. he gave away about 5 grand in 5 to 6 hours last night.. and he'll keep going - until it's and he'll keep night..to 6 hours last about 5 grand in 5 he gave away money. he didn't need the financially set - so family is already simms says his
simms says his family is already financially set - so he didn't need the money. he gave away about 5 grand in 5 to 6 hours last night.. and he'll keep going - until it's all gone. all this week.. we've been saying "thank you" to some very deserving bay area workers.. this morning - i talk with a local firefighter.. who's been
nationals pitcher "max scherzer" won the n-l cy young award last night.... he went 20-and-7 for washington.. with a 2.96 e-r-a... this is his 2nd career cy young... and it's the sixth time a pitcher has won the award in both leagues... as for the american league.. boston red sox pitcher "rick porcello" took home the award... he young award... for more sporting headlines.. we turn to fox 13's scott smith..
they have enough talent to withstand an injury or two.. and keep going... even if happens to be their best player - steven stamkos... stammer will miss sometime with a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee... he suffered it in this play along the boards last night, getting tangled up with a red wings player. the team is ruling him out ?indefinitely... as gm steve yzerman says they're currently evaluating options for repair and rehab... no timetable yet given. former bucs safety john lynch is hoping this is the year... the recent ring of honor inductee has been named a semifinalist for the pro football hall of fame for the 5th straight year... among a list of 26 including the likes of kurt warner, ladainian tomlinson, and hines ward.this is one way to prepare for a game at arrowhead stadium in kansas city... dirk koetter cranked up the music and crowd noise during today's practice to simulate what is always a noisy bunch in k-c... preparing the bucs to communicate in other ways and using silent counts... watch out for the deer!! ooohh! watch out for the deer!! ooohh!
incredible video caught on camera.. shows a cross country runner in pennsylvania, being taken out by a deer. the collision happened over the weekend at a division three college tournament.. after the impact -- one of the runners teamates stopped to help him and the pair finished the race together.. the runner did
up for the 2017 firefighter combat challenge. ((walter)) tampa is gearing up to host the college national championship game.. but some big performances go along with the game.. the musical line-up.. after the break. and: ever since these adorable chocolate labs made their t-v debut on good day... they have been in high demand. the pre-adoption process has begun.. we'll tell you dunkin's sweet black pepper bacon sandwich is back with twice the crispy, caramelized peppered bacon. experience a breakfast sandwich made for bacon lovers.
'teco' says it plans to be joyful. be together. celebrate joy with dunkin's holiday-flavored coffees, espressos, and donuts. america runs on dunkin'. tear down part of the big bend power plant.. the original red and white striped chimney will start to come down in about a month.. and should take until april to be fully demolished.. the chimney was built in 19-68... and served big bend units, one and teco started limiting use of the chimney in 19-99... and stopped using it in 2008 to help with pollution control.. excitment is building in tampa.. for the biggest college football game of the year.. raymond james stadium is hosting the college football national championship on january 9th. along with the game... several big events are planned -- including a ?free, 3-day music festival at curtis hixon park.
b star - usher...and rapper- flo-rida. the overall economic impact of the game... is estimated near 300 million dollars. a cupcake a-t-m will finally open today.. outside the new "sprinkles" bakery in tampa's hyde park... the dispenser has been part of the stores plan since it opened in april.. but has been delayed by nearb though.. cupcakes will be available 24-7.. the a-t-m will be restocked three to five times a day to ensure the cupcakes have been baked within the last 24 hours. an exciting update this morning... you remember this adorable box of chocolates, right? well after these puppies visited good day... the adoption requests came flooding in. and while they weren't supposed to find new homes
humane soceity has decided to accept applications early. the 12 puppies were surrendered to the humane society of tampa bay one week ago. they're chocolate lab, pit bull terrier mixes. the puppies were supposed to be available on a first come, first serve basis on black friday. but more than a thousand people have contacted the shelter. so in order to avoid a mad dash... they've decided to start accepting adoption applications ?now. they have to be submitted by saturday at 5 p-m. little guys... keep in mind there are a lot of other animals that need homes. all animals 4-months-old or
there's much more to come on good day. let's turn it over to russell and laura - to find out what's ahead in our 6 o'clock hour. tampa bay is part of the largest "big cat" rescue in history.. and this morning - several ?tigers are being brought to our area. coming up at six - we will be there.. as these tigers are brought off the truck.. and introduced to their new home. and: holiday shopping safety.. a warning from office.. what you should keep in your front pants pocket - to help keep your money safe. and: this could have been awful. a mom turns her back for a ?moment - when her baby falls from the changing table.. but big brother is the hero. at six - hear from mom.. about ?why she felt
setting boundaries.. in too >>laura: setting boundaries. in pasco county, there are too many kids going to certain schools and in a few hours, parents will find out if a big change will be in store for their families. >>russell: white house north today, governor scott is meeting trump at trump tower and it's fuelling speculation that he has a new spot in the administration. >>laura: and big brother is a hero. a young boy saves his baby