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>> local, live, late-breaking. this is wesh 2 news sunrise in high definition. alex: right now on sunrise, a car chase crosses 20 miles and two counties. wesh 2 was there as deputies caught up with two suspects. and it' s the democrats' turn to vote in the south carolina primary today. what makes this contest different than the others so far. good morning. thank you for joining us. i' m alex villarreal, alongside first alert meteorologist dave cocchiarella. dave, it is chilly outside this morning, is it our last taste of
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dave: only if you considered 54 degrees your last taste of winter. frosty conditions though at this hour. this is the melbourne area. can you see the sun just starting to come up? or the first rays of light? there is frost out there occurring in some locations. 39 degrees in the villages. all around in interior. and flagler county, sumter and lake counties, they are seeing temperatures in the frosty locations. a cold morning. it does feel like winter out there and central florida. we are about eight or 10 degrees told her that we should be. tomorrow, we will be in the middle 70'
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so, things will begin to change. 65 degrees for our high today in the villages. at the beaches, temperatures in the mid 60. the will be lots of sunshine. alex: thank you, dave. new from overnight, melbourne police have given the all-clear after a package cleared out a movie theater. they say someone left a bag with writing on it in the ladies room at the oaks 10 theater. police just sent us this surveillance picture of someone they want to talk to. while a bomb squad determined the package was harmless, they need help figuring out who this person is. if you know, call police. this morning, we' re working to learn the names of two suspects, cuffed after a 20 mile, two county chase. oviedo police say, it started last night, when they tried to stop a rental car, but it took off. the chase ended on orange blossom trail in apopka, near sheeler road. oviedo police say, the driver rammed one of their cruisers and nearly hit an officer. once the chase got into apopka, orange county deputies used stop sticks.
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pulled into a gas station, and deputies slapped on the cuffs. one of the suspects talked to our cameras, before he was taken to the hospital. >> i' m a really good guy. i' m innocent. alex: the other suspect did not say anything. police say, they' ll be charged with aggravated assault on an officer and fleeing and eluding. in commitment 2016, it' s the democrats' turn to make their presidential pick today in south carolina. wesh 2' s nikole killion explains how this contest gives us new insight into the election. nikole: the palmetto primary, where democratic demographics present a t-test. >> being able to win the minority vote in big numbers is critical for democrats. nikole: analysts say, african americans are anticipated to make-up over half of south s democratic primary voters. a constituency that could be critical for hillary clinton,
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president obama in 2008. >> and 2008, barack obama cleaned up with african-americans. he won a huge majority in that election. now, african-americans like hillary clinton. >> we need a real fighter. nikole: clinton has already secured the backing of prominent south carolina congressman jim clyburn. and courted communities of color with appearances by mothers who lost sons to gun violence. but bernie sanders has rolled out his own big endorsements from actor danny glover to director spike lee who cut this radio ad. >> when bernie gets to the white house, he will do the right thing. nikole: hoping to chip away at clinton' s support. >> if for some reason bernie sanders soars in south carolina, it' s a real headache for hillary clinton. nikole: in washington, i am
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alex: donald trump now using that moment in 2013 to slant his opponent. he used that moment to slam his opponent in texas, yesterday. [audience cheering] donald trump: it' s rubio! alex: donald trump call that moment and catastrophe. so far, marco rubio has not responded. our coverage of commitment 2016 continues. stay tuned with us on air and online for updates. overnight, we learned that the next girlfriend of a shooter in kansas is facing charges. prosecutors say that she knew
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she knew her boyfriend was a convicted felon, but supply him with firearms anyways. >> the has to police chief went in immediately to address the situation, rather than wait on backup. he went right in. he did a road duty. alex: three people were killed and 14 others were hurt in the attack. now to washington state, where deputies say a long girl is the survivor of a murder suicide. it all started with a 911 call yesterday from the gunman. >> this individual had said that he had shot for people, and had a gun to his head. the officers responded, and we confirmed he had a gun. alex: the standoff lasted three hours, until the government committed suicide.
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on president obama to resolve a water crisis on the treasure coast. yesterday, he declared a state of emergency because of water released from lake okeechobee. business owners in a stewart say that the lake water is ruining the environment and their bottom line. >> i lost my business, i lost my home. alex: environmentalists say, the only real solution is to buy the land south of the lake to restore its natural flow to the everglades. covering volusia county. ormond beach police want you to take a good look at surveillance pictures, showing a pair of robbery suspects. police say, these guys robbed someone at gunpoint, then used the stolen credit card at an atm. this happened yesterday at ormond town square. if you know who they are, call police. a man, who spent years stealing at daytona international speedway, is going to spend 15 years in prison. prosecutors say, steven sanders, who' s from georgia, broke into
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year period. they say, he would target race trailers in the infield. prosecutors say, sanders got away with thousands of dollars in cash, credit cards, and memorabilia. rounds of drinks and rounds of ammunition. there' s a new restaurant open in daytona beach that also includes a shooting range. wesh 2' s adrian whitsett takes us inside. adrian: it is opening date for ron perkinson new restaurant and shooting range. >> i hope they shoot, and then they come over here and have a meal. adrian: his whole idea is that you can have fun doing whatever you want. the one thing you cannot do though is have a drink here, and then go over to the range. >> i buy the restaurant here, i bring a good food, and then i capture that audience that wants
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adrian: if you order a drink. >> it brings up all your information. adrian: and then tried to go to the range, your id gets flak. in fact, if one person in your party orders a drink, you are done. >> i cannot take the chance of you ordering a beer, and then sliding it to me. so i made the decision that we will do the entire group. adrian: perkinson believes that is one reason he can open the door, despite the controversy surrounding the restaurant last summer. >> i want to prove to the city and my customers that safety is first. >> they have it under control, so it is not like you can just go drink and then go shooting. i feel safe . adrian: whether it is a bite to eat and then bullets, or the
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in daytona beach, i am adrian whitsett, wesh 2 news. alex: stepping outside this morning, you might notice a chill in the air. dave, how is it looking? dave: it is going to warm up later, but it looks dutiful outdoors currently. it is still absolutely cold this morning. at lake eola, temperatures are in the middle 40' s. many of you are seeing temperatures in the 30' s, and the frost is absolutely a part of this forecast. currently, 39 degrees in the villages. mid 40' s along the i-4 corridor. southbound into rural locations, you are in the 30' s right now and seeing some frost. a sunny and cold morning. we will top out at 60
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it is about eight to 10 degrees colder than typical for this time of year. the sunshine will be fabulous out there. right now, in the area, we are looking at amateurs in the 30' s. 39 degrees in kenansville. alex: thank you, dave. five years since casey anthony was acquitted of murder, emotions are raw in central florida. even though the woman at the center of it all no longer lives here. >> i always wished casey would be able to do something positive with her life.
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parents, cindy and george. bob: had she lived, caylee anthony would be 10-years-old today. she might be playing along with these children outside hidden oaks elementary school, a few hundred yards from the suburban drive swamp where this memorial marks where her remains were found. five years after her mother casey anthony was acquitted of murdering her -- >> we find the defendant not guilty. bob: lawmakers in multiple states have passed legislation in caylee' s name, making it a crime for parents to delay reporting their kids missing. casey never went to the police about caylee' s disappearance. under caylee' s law in florida, if a parent does not report a child missing in a timely manner, they face felony charges, and the possibility of going to prison for up to five years. >> i' m all for caylee' s law.
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, child, i would be absolutely behind it. bob: besides the recent revelation that she is starting her own photography basis, we are told that she is a full-time researcher in palm beach for her former defense team investigator. her attorney saw that says that he has -- says that he has moved on, and that anthony can move on to. >> i always hoped that she would be able to do something positive with her life. bob: last summer, george and cindy anthony settled a foreclosure action on their hopespring drive home that was once ground zero for protests early on. they are grandparents again to
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mallory anthony' s little boy. their attorney released this statement, "they wish to continue to strive for their privacy, as they continue moving toward with their lives. they will always more the loss of their granddaughter caylee." alex: we have the whole series posted on our website wesh.com. there you' ll find interviews with both defense and prosecution teams, as well as a look at where some of the key players of the case are now. doctors say, new fears over the zika virus are becoming a reality. they found a new way the virus is affecting the body. for the first time, scientists say the illness is impacting areas outside the central nervous system. in brazil, doctors found swollen tissue in the body of a stillborn baby, infected with the virus. closer to home, new cases of zika continue to pop up daily. the latest just days ago in orange county.
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patients in florida to 30. happening today, volusia county is calling all lifeguards to try out for a spot on the beach. beach safety is hiring 150 qualified lifeguards for the season, and is holding its first set of tryouts today. they' ll be at the ymca at port orange and also in deland. those early spring breakers are expected to start pouring in this weekend. so dave, are conditions at the beach good? dave: if you are from wisconsin and new england, you might feel like the beach is pretty warm to you. it will be feeling warmer still on sunday. i want to take you to the world' s most famous beach. looking over at daytona beach now. we are waking up to a chilly morning for spring breakers. we are only warming into the middle 60' s for the coast line. s inland. beyond that, maybe not quite
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currently, a good bit of the region has dropped into the 30' s and lower 40' s. a few spots in southern orlando has dropped into the 30' s. some frost is in the forecast for the next couple of hours. it should melt and go away pretty quickly once the sun is out. temperatures are headed into the 40' s, 50' s, and 60' s. we are looking at a lot of sunshine in the forecast today. some clouds are out over the warmer waters in the gulf stream. we are really accepting high pressure and full sunshine in our forecast today. the wind will be coming out of the northwest initially, but may be coming north, northeast along the coastline at the afternoon progresses. a chilly start your forecast, but a mild afternoon. most of us are looking at afternoon highs of eight to 10 degrees below typical this time of year.
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our last taste of winter time, before we really move into the month of march and milder conditions. sunday again, more sunshine in your forecast. temperatures will be in the middle 70' s. because this high pressure is here, are wind will be like overnight tonight into sunday morning. once we get into sunday morning, we may deal with some patchy frost. today, we started off at about 32 degrees in denell. claremont in lake county, 68 degrees for your high. 65 at cocoa beach. it will be a couple of degrees lower along the immediate coastline. upper 60' s in the afternoon, and we will cool very quickly once the sun begins to set. a beautiful sunny day though, whether you are going "to the beach.
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the beach and boating forecast, a foot or two of swell. there is that seven-day forecast. overall, a fine weekend outlook. we will warm up as we head into wednesday. alex: thank you, dave. fried food, crafts and canines. there' s no shortage of things to do this weekend. from a little food and wine and boots on loan from broadway, we'
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bring out the best. alex: it may be chilly out, but that won' t stop crowds from packing into lake eola park today for the food and wine fest. wesh 2' s michelle imperato shows us some other things to do around town this weekend. michelle: fairs, food festivals, and a kinky musical, it' s all happening around town. the central florida fair opens this weekend, and runs through march 13th. there' s food, rides, and crafts at the central florida fairgrounds, on colonial drive. tickets are just $10. next up is the downtown food and wine fest. try food from 30 restaurants, and sip wine from more than 50 sellers around lake eola park. it' s this saturday and sunday. tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. third on our list, the tony --
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globetrotters, and their impressive moves, at the amyway center saturday at 12:30. tickets are still available. and finally the annual posh pooch festival is happening at lakeside park in celebration. osceola county animal services will be there with dogs available for adoption. it' s free to attend. have a great weekend, everyone. michelle imperato, wesh 2 news. alex: the houston astros are holding their last spring training in central florida. next season, the team is moving to west palm beach. you can see fans lining up for autographs yesterday county officials are calling the move a big blow, and players are sad to leave too. >> it is said to leave. it is a great place, and we have great fans supporting us. alex: the astros play their first home game next friday. the washington nationals are also moving to west palm beach from brevard county next year. new on sunrise,there'
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-- new on sunrise, there is one attraction central florida does not have, and it' s one you may want. hong kong is looking to solve the problem many know all too well being sleep deprived. these are nap lounges that are popping up all over the city. they' re made for some sleep-deprived professionals so they can come in and rest. less than a dollar will get you soothing scents, sating pillows and relaxing music. overnight, breaking news that yoko ono has been hospitalized. the rumor her publicist wants put to rest right now. and after-school arrests. the classroom prank in one local middle school that landed three students in handcuffs. plus, what their teacher is saying this morning. date -- dave? dave: a cold morning in a mild afternoon. lots of sunshine. i will have your full forecast
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>> local, live, late-breaking. this is wesh 2 news sunrise in high definition. alex: right now on sunrise. two suspects in a cross-county chase are now facing some serious charges. you' ll hear what one of them had to say to our cameras. and three deltona middle school students arrested and accused of trying to poison their teacher. you may be surprised to hear her response.
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take you for joining us. -- think you for joining us -- thank you for joining us. i' m alex villarreal, alongside meteorologist dave cocchiarella. dave, it' s a frosty, february morning. dave: it is a beautiful morning, but the temperatures are on a cold side. most locations are in the 30' s and 40' s. there is daytona beach. 43 degrees there. not expecting frost on the coastline, but when you move inland is where you find folks in the 30' s. south of orlando in a cold and osceola county, some of you are down in the 30' s. so, frost is around for the next hour or so. it will not take long for temperatures to warm. they should not warm up though in a big way today. we will only get into the mid to
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that is about eight to 10 degrees warmer than new more -- than normal for this time of year. today, expect 67 in apopka -- expect 67 degrees in apopka. your full forecast will be coming up in just a few minutes. alex: thank you, dave. new from overnight, melbourne police have given the all-clear, after a package cleared out a movie theater. they say someone left a bag with writing on it, in the ladies room at the oaks 10 theater. police just sent us this surveillance picture of someone they want to talk to. while a bomb squad determined that the package was harmless, they need help figuring out who this person is. if you know, call police. we' re pushing for more information about the suspects arrested for a chase that extended across two counties. it started in oviedo last night and ended about 20 miles away in apopka. oviedo police say, the driver rammed one of their cruisers and nearly hit an officer.
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orange county deputies used stop sticks. wesh 2 was there as that car pulled into a gas station, and deputies slapped on the cuffs. one of the suspects talked to our cameras, before he was taken to the hospital. >> i' m really a good guy. i' m innocent. alex: the other suspect did not say anything. police say, they' ll be charged with aggravated assault on an officer and fleeing and eluding. three deltona middle schoolers are facing felony charges for a trick played on their teacher. investigators say, on thursday, two of the girls spiked their teacher' s soda with red pepper flakes, while another one distracted her. deputies say, one of the girls wanted to get back at the teacher, since she got in trouble earlier in the week. the teacher was fine, aside from a sore throat and stomach ache. the girls were arrested once the sheriff' s office got involved. wesh 2 spoke with the teacher last night. she said in part, "i want them to have a consequence that
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i did not want them to be arrested and go to jail. teachers are out there doing the best we can for students. i love my students. they broke my heart. my career won' t be the same." this story is the top read on wesh.com this morning, and it' s getting a big response on social media. on facebook, kathy posted, "charges need to stick to the fullest extent. based on this case, just how many other kids have suffered at the hands of these girls?" but katelyn disagrees. she wrote, "but why ruin their futures and charge them with felonies? do they need to be punished? yes, of course. in my opinion, this is not serious enough for jail time." you can join the debate on facebook or twitter. ucf is facing a second lawsuit in that massive data breach. hackers stole the names and social security numbers of 63,000 current and former students and staff. now, one of them, a former manager for the school' s basketball team, is suing. he wants more than $15,000, according to the lawsuit filed
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the suit claims ucf failed to take action to protect its systems. through its data security website, we did find out the university is planning two forums next month for possible victims. the two day hiatus is over for the i-4 ultimate project. construction crews will slowly get started again, after the death of a worker on wednesday. marvin franklin was run over by a dump truck, backing up on a site along wymore road near maitland boulevard. project leaders have been performing safety reviews since the accident, hoping to prevent another tragedy. happening today, one of the top dogs in the veterans affairs administration is paying orlando a visit. v.a. undersecretary david shulkin will be here as part of a national effort to reach out to vets. he' ll be at the new lake nona medical center, promoting the national health care stand down. the goal is to make sure vets get timely access to health care. turning to commitment 2016, south carolina' s democratic voters head to the polls in just
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s steve handelsman is in columbia with a preview. steve: good morning from columbia. here in south carolina, african americans are expected to make up the majority of voters in today' s democratic primary. and that seems sure to power hillary clinton to an easy win, her second in a row after nevada. then comes super tuesday, where in 10 states that democrats have major races, only in vermont, bernie sanders' home state, does polling indicate he can win. likewise, on the republican side, in only one super tuesday state is frontrunner donald trump trailing. ted cruz' s home state of texas. despite a shaky debate performance in texas by trump and a strong one by marco rubio, trump got a boost by the endorsement yesterday of new jersey governor chris christie. and so, on super tuesday, all eyes will be on texas. can ted cruz lose?
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clinton both lock the nominations? i' m steve handelsman, columbia, south carolina. alex: overnight, we learned a second governor has endorsed donald trump. outspoken maine governor, paul lepage announced he' s backing the fellow republican. he had previously been a chris christie supporter. wesh 2' s commitment 2016 coverage continues on-air and online throughout the weekend. check in with us for results from south carolina and expert analysis, as super tuesday approaches. right now, iran' s election workers are counting ballots in a race that could change its relationship with the u.s. this election decides both the parliament and a religious body, known as the assembly of experts. so far, it looks like hardliners are losing the race. this is the first election since the nuclear deal took effect. only hours into syria' s truce, at least two people are dead in a car bombing. so far, no one has claimed responsibility for the explosion in the government-held town.
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s behind several bombings over the past few weeks. the peace deal took effect at midnight. new from overnight, yoko ono is expected to leave a manhattan hospital today. there were rumors the artist had a stroke, but her publicist denies them. the spokesperson says, ono was being treated for flu-like symptoms. her son, sean ono lennon tweeted overnight, saying she was dehydrated and tired. el chapo says he' s willing to be extradited to the states, but with one condition. his lawyer says, the drug lord would only accept if he' s locked up in a medium security prison. he would even plead guilty, if they can negotiate a, quote, "reasonable sentence." you may remember, el chapo, whose real name is joaquin guzman, is being held at the prison he escaped from twice. on monday, we' ll get an update on the shooting death of a man, killed outside a clermont publix. andrew da'
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dead february 6 in the parking lot of the east towne center plaza. that' s near state road 50 and county road 455. the victim' s family will be there. they' re reaching out in hopes that someone will come forward with more information. today, titusville police plan to give a boy hurt in a hit-and-run, a new bike. 8-year-old dayshaun hill is out of the hospital this morning. police say, a driver ran him over near his home on thursday and took off. while dayshaun has a bump on the head, his bike was wrecked. his grandmother followed the white van that she believes hit him. police caught up with the driver in a parking lot. steve blake saw it all. >> he left the scene and then circled around the block. he saw the child had pulled himself up to the curb, and he saw that people were attending to him. event is kept on going.
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attending to him , and then he just kept on going. alex: police say, they have a person of interest in the case, and some very strong leads. overnight, daytona beach police took down a man they say, was waving a gun around inside a club. city leaders are trying to figure out how to crack down on crime in that area on seabreeze boulevard. police say, crime is up and so are complaints. people, who live nearby, say bar patrons are spilling into neighborhoods and causing problems. city leaders say, they don' t have money to pay overtime during the most troublesome hours overnight. they' re considering making club owners pay a yearly fee of $12,000 total for extra security. instead, club owners support raising the after-hours license fees by a hundred dollars for all clubs in the city that stay open till 3:00 a.m. >> that' s going to bring in more money, more police than being punitive against 12 bars thats probably going to bring you a class action lawsuit against them. alex: club owners say they are working to police themselves, and say most of the trouble is not in the clubs, but rather out
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time. dave: a lot of sunshine in the forecast today, but not too warm of a day. tomorrow, it will be warmer. here is the sunrise over downtown orlando. you' ll want to get out there quick to see the pretty colors. currently, we are seeing temperatures in the mid-40' s. it' s about eight or 10 degrees colder than typical in most locations. it is 37 degrees currently in the villages. a lot of folks north and west of i-4 are in the 30' s. it is freezing in the now -- in denell. 35 degrees in a lake county. 34 degrees in celebration. 46 currently in sanford. it is a cold morning right now in central florida. look at these 30' s in flagler and the interior of volusia
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sunshine and the mid-60' s later on. i will have your full forecast in just a few minutes. alex: thank you, dave. a brutal stretch for the magic may come to an end tomorrow. next in sports, we' re looking past the knicks knock-out punch to sunday. plus, a big setback for kyle busch. the reason he was bumped to the back of the lineup for tomorrow' s race. introducing longhorn' s big, bold, steaks. the only way to make em' better was to make em' bigger.
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>> the knicks are coming up a three-point loss in indiana. something had to give. the next were up by five points. the magics aaron gordon was highflying after the slamdunk contest and was there for the put-back. fast forward a little bit. the next are a by two. -- the knicks are up by 2. kristof zynga' s goes up about everyone nice and easy playback.
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last night. they led by 18 points at the half. they one of the magic 108-95. the magics next game will be against the 76ers on sunday night. the miami heat have signed new agents. the 34-year-old has averaged 33 points. 43% accuracy from the three point range. the orlando lions spoke with the press at their media day. their star player was talking about the citrus bowl. >> i think it is very good. this game -- this preseason game in the citrus bowl.
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>> the lines will play against salt lake city in their first game of the citrus bowl. kyle busch his car failed a car inspection on friday, so he will head to the rear for sunday' s nascar race. trevor bayne and ryan newman qualified for the third and fourth spots respectively. the solar bears were at home on friday. they fell behind and never caught up. they lose 5-2. same teams will play again tonight at the amway at 8:00. the opening round of the honda classic will start today. that is it for sports, have a great weekend. alex: the classic is down a player,
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attack on the green. yesterday, jason bohn complained of chest pains and went to see the medical staff at pga national. he was taken to palm beach gardens medical center, where tests confirmed he had a mild heart attack. doctors say, more tests will be completed today. jason bohn is a two-time winner on the pga tour. happening today, in a couple of hours, several streets in ocoee will close to celebrate the little league' s opening day. the closure affects most side streets between bluford and flewelling avenues. that' s between 7:45 and 9:00 this morning. police will be on hand, re-reouting traffic around the event. this morning, it' s still not clear when spacex will launch its falcon nine rocket. two attempts were already scrubbed this week. the first one due to weather. the second because of a technical issue. there is already another spacex launch scheduled for next month at the cape. stargazers in spain get a rare treat. this one pass by at highway speeds. you have to see this video. it shows the fireball flying over the city.
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fragment run a comment, traveling at a speed of 59 miles per hour. it crashed against the earth' s atmosphere, creating this fantastic flash of light. that is pretty cool. dave: our sky at this hour is almost as beautiful. a gorgeous sunrise in central florida. alex: we do have another story for you real quick. imagine seeing a unicorn? it really happened in california. except, it was a dress-up pony. it was recaptured later on. and hit the highway, and police got calls from several drivers saying they had just seen a unicorn. the owners say they will make sure she does not get loose again. ok, i am glad we got that story in. you cannot miss that. seeing a unicorn on the road?
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somebody and ask them icing a unicorn on the road -- am i seeing a unicorn on the road? well, it is a beautiful day today. cold to start out. you can see a little bit of that cloud deck over the gulf stream waters of the atlantic. right now, we are at 43 degrees in the melbourne area. we will get to the 30' s and 40' s. that is where we are at this hour. the interior parts of volusia and flagler, you are seeing frost. 42 degrees and winter park. 43 degrees in westfield. -- wedg efield.
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warmer -- colder than it should be this time of year. if you get up to new england, with windchill in the single digits. . however, a huge part of the high pressure. the high pressure is zipping out of the gulf of mexico, and coming our way. the northwest wind will eventually shift to the north and northeast. most of us along i-4 will be in the upper 60' s. along the coast, you will be in the mid-60' s. a frosty start, but a sunny afternoon. again, temperatures are eight to 10 degrees colder than normal for this time of year. in kissimmee , 68 degrees.
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again, slightly colder at the coast. 64 degrees in the volusia county. highs of about 66 degrees in brevard county. heading out to the fair, the gates will open at 10:00 a.m. we will warm into the 60' s in the afternoon hours. however, you might want that light jacket for later on in the evening. offshore, it is about three to four feet of swell. a moderate rate of recurrence. -- rip currents. a slight chance of showers on wednesday afternoon. your forecast -- updated forecast coming back in a few minutes.
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alex: season 10 of "the voice" hasn' t started yet, but one contestant is already taking the internet by storm. a sneak peak of the season features a child star you might
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alex: that was alisan porter. you may not recognize her name, but you will when you see this picture. take a look. yep, porter played the titular role of curly sue, in that movie back in 1991. see which coach she picks, when "the voice" returns monday night at 8:00, here on wesh 2. the 500 foot red carpet has been rolled out, and the countdown is on to hollywood' s biggest night. we' re talking about the 88th annual academy awards. they' ll be held tomorrow night. wesh 2' s brett connolly looks at the local ties to some of the biggest oscar movies. >> we need to know what the russians are telling you. brett: tom hanks is the star in "bridge of spies," but it takes a huge crew to pull off a movie nominated for best picture. and for that, hollywood often relies on full sail university in winter park. the school had four alums credited on the film about the cold war.
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director steven spielberg. it' s part of the continued success from the university, offering wide ranging degrees from "film and tv" to "music and recording." in the past three years, they' ve had at least 27 alums credited on oscar winning films. in 2011, one of those alums won an academy award for sound mixing in "inception," starring leonardo dicaprio. and it' s dicaprio hoping he knocks off "bridge of spies" for best picture with "the revenant," in a stacked category that also includes "spotlight," "the martian," and "the big short." considering how many alums are involved in the oscars, the school will host an academy awards watching event on campus, for both students and staff, sunday night. i' m brett connolly, wesh 2 news. alex: a state of emergency declared just to our south. all new in our next hour, the big fight over water now reaching the white house. also next, throwing one back and
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under the same roof. we' ll take you inside the new daytona beach restaurant that also has a shooting range. plus, marco rubio' s water bottle moment resurfaces on the campaign trail. dave? dave: sunshine in the forecast today. a very cold, and in some cases a frosty morning. we need your weather photos.
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>> local, live, late-breaking. this is wesh 2 news sunrise in high definition. alex: right now on sunrise, a car chase crosses 20 miles and two counties. wesh 2 was there as deputies caught up with two suspects. and it' s the democrats' turn to vote in the south carolina primary today. what makes this contest different than the others so far. good morning. they keep for joining us. i am out to be a real -- thank you for joining us. i am alex villarreal. i enjoyed by first alert meteorologist dave cocchiarella.
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dave: they are. here is a beautiful view towards daytona beach, it is a gorgeous start out. still, 42 degrees in daytona. as you get inland, we get into the 30' s. some of us are down near freezing in the western part of marion county. as we move through the morning hours, we will get to the 50' s eventually. then, into the middle to upper 60' s in the afternoon. we will also be about 10 degrees lower this afternoon. it is going to be chilly this evening and into the overnight. make sure you have a light jacket with you. 65 degrees are high in salt springs. statistics in paisley. 68 in holopaw. 67 in kenansville.
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your seven-day forecast is coming up in just a few minutes. alex: thank you, dave. new from overnight, melbourne police have given the all-clear after a package cleared out a movie theater. they say someone left a bag with writing on it in the ladies room at the oaks 10 theater. police just sent us this surveillance picture of someone they want to talk to. while a bomb squad determined the package was harmless, they need help figuring out who this person is. if you know, call police. this morning, we' re working to learn the names of two suspects, cuffed after a 20 mile, two county chase. oviedo police say, it started last night, when they tried to stop a rental car, but it took off. the chase ended on orange blossom trail in apopka, near sheeler road. oviedo police say, the driver rammed one of their cruisers and nearly hit an officer. once the chase got into apopka, orange county deputies used stop sticks. wesh 2 was there as that car pulled into a gas station, and deputies slapped on the cuffs. one of the suspects talked to
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to the hospital. >> i' m really a good guy. i' m innocent. alex: the other suspect did not say anything. police say, they' ll be charged with aggravated assault on an officer and fleeing and eluding. in commitment 2016, it' s the democrats' turn to make their presidential pick today in south carolina. wesh 2' s nikole killion explains how this contest gives us new insight into the election. nikole: the palmetto primary where democratic demographics present a key test. >> being able to win the minority vote in big numbers is critical for democrats. nikole: analysts say, african americans are anticipated to make-up over half of south carolina' s democratic primary voters. a constituency that could be critical for hillary clinton, after losing the state to president obama in 2008. >> in 2000 and eight -- in 2008 barack obama cleaned up with
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he won a huge majority in that election. now, african americans like hillary clinton. jim clyburn: we need a real fighter. nikole: clinton has already secured the backing of prominent south carolina congressman jim clyburn. and she has courted communities of color with appearances by mothers, who lost sons to gun violence. but bernie sanders has rolled out his own big endorsements from actor danny glover to director spike lee, who cut this radio ad. >> when bernie gets to the white house, he will do the right thing. nikole: hoping to chip away at clinton' s support. >> if for some reason bernie sanders soars in south carolina, it' s going to be a real headache for hillary clinton. nikole: both polls show bernie sanders trailing hillary clinton in south carolina. he insists he is not writing off the state. in washington, i in nikole killion reporting. alex: checking in with the republicans. marco rubio' s water break has not been forgotten by donald trump.
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2013 to slant his opponent. he made the reference while campaigning in texas yesterday. [crowd cheering] donald trump: it' s rubio! alex: donald trump that moment a catastrophe. marco rubio is campaigning across the south today, and he has not yet responded. our commitment 2016 coverage continues on air and online throughout the weekend. you can check in for updates from south carolina, and for expert analysis as super tuesday approaches. overnight, we have learned that the girlfriend of a shooter is facing charges. prosecutors say, she knew that he was a convicted felon, but gave him firearms anyways. he shot two random victims, and then headed to another location
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he was shot and killed by police within minutes. >> police went in immediately to address the situation. one officer went right in , and did heroic duty and service. alex: three people were killed in the attack, and 14 others were hurt. now to washington state, where deputies say that a loan girl is the survivor of a -- a little girl is the lone survivor of a murder suicide. >> our officers responded, and we did confirm he had a gun. we set up containment. alex: the standoff lasted for three hours, until the gunman committed to a side. two children are among the dead. governor rick scott is calling on president obama to resolve a water crisis on the treasure coast. yesterday, he declared a state of emergency in two counties
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lake okeechobee. the governor wants the president to approve repairs to the herbert hoover dike. business owners in stuart say the lake water is ruining the , environment and their bottom line. >> i lost my business. i lost my home. alex: environmentalists say, the only real solution is to buy the land south of the lake to restore its natural flow to the everglades. covering volusia county. ormond beach police want you to take a good look at surveillance pictures, showing a pair of robbery suspects. police say, these guys robbed someone at gunpoint, then used the stolen credit card at an atm. this happened yesterday at ormond town square. if you know who they are, call police. a man, who spent years stealing at daytona international speedway, is going to spend 15 years in prison, prosecutors -- in prison. prosecutors say, steven sanders, who' s from georgia, broke into numerous trailers over a five year period. they say, he would target race trailers in the infield.
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away with thousands of dollars in cash, credit cards, and memorabilia. rounds of drinks and rounds of ammunition. there' s a new restaurant open in daytona beach that also includes a shooting range. wesh 2' s adrian whitsett takes us inside. adrian: it is opening day for this new daytona beach bar and restaurant. >> we have a 200 capacity seating. adrian: and gun range. >> i hope they shoot, and then come over here and have a male -- meal. adrian: the owner believes that you can have a good time, but you cannot have a drink here and then go over to the range. >> we have really good food here. we believe people want to eat, and then go to the range. we can present that opportunity. adrian: if you order a
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>> it brings up all your information. adrian: and then try to go to the range, your id gets flagged. in fact, if one person in your party orders a drink, you all get flagged. >> i cannot take the chance of you ordering a beer and then sliding need a drink. i just like the entire group. -- flag the entire group. adrian: the owner holds this as a reason why he was able to open, despite the controversy surrounding the idea. >> they have complete control. they do not apply to go drink and then go shoe. once you have had a drink, that is it. i feel real state about it. adrian: so whether it is a bite to eat and then bullets, or the opposite -- >> you can have a good night out. adrian: in daytona beach, i am
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alex: you are getting a live look right now from our tower camera. it is beautiful outside, but a little on the cold side. our first alert meteorologist dave cocchiarella is outside. dave, you put the jacket on. dave: i' m just too cold. that is the problem. i cannot complain, but i will. it is 43 degrees right now in orlando. that might not seem so cold for other folks, but it is for us. we are getting some reports in a patchy frost in some locations. if you like winter here, as we are heading into the end of february. we are heading into spring break though. right now, 37 degrees at palm coast. you can see along the coast, temperatures are a little more mild.
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county are seeing temperatures at freezing. it is quite cold. we are seeing areas of frost in central florida. beautiful sunshine though. we showed you that live footage earlier, looking toward downtown orlando. it will be a beautiful day in rental florida. just a few clouds will be in place this afternoon. temperatures will not get a whole lot warmer than the middle to upper 60' s. we are 10 degrees colder than normal. this afternoon, we will stay 10 degrees colder than normal. our highs will only be around 68 degrees along the i-4 corridor. so today will be sunny with colder than normal temperatures. another cold night tonight, but a warmer day on sunday. it will be sunny and around 70 degrees in central florida. i will be back with your complete seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. alex: thank you, dave.
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was acquitted of murder, emotions are raw in central florida. even though the woman at the center of it all no longer lives here. >> i always wished casey would be able to do something positive
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alex: where she is now and howw alex: a week, we have been looking into the "case against casey, five years later." you' ve already heard from the key players, including state attorney jeff ashton and casey' s former attorney jose baez. to wrap things up, we' re talking about the new law that came out of this case. wesh 2' s bob kealing dives into the impact of caylee' s law, and also reached out to casey' s parents, cindy and george. bob: had she lived, caylee anthony would be 10-years-old today. she might be playing right along with these children outside hidden oaks elementary school, a few hundred yards from the suburban drive swamp where this memorial marks where her remains were found. five years after her mother casey anthony was acquitted of murdering her. >> we find the defendant not guilty.
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states have passed legislation in caylee' s name, making it a crime for parents to delay reporting their kids missing. casey never went to the police about caylee' s disappearance. under caylee' s law in florida, if a parent does not report a child missing in a timely manner, they face felony charges, and the possibility of going to prison for up to five years. >> i' m all for caylee' s law, and any law that could save even one child. i would be absolutely behind it. bob: besides the recent revelation that anthony is starting her own photography business, off camera, her attorney cheney mason tells wesh 2 that she is a full time researcher in west palm beach for her former defense team private investigator pat mckenna. baez, who saw a half million dollars in legal fees anthony
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she prevailed in bankruptcy court, says he' s moved on and hopes anthony can to. >> i always wished casey would be able to do something positive with her life. if she felt she wanted to prove certain people wrong, to go ahead and do that. bob: last summer, court records show george and cindy anthony settled a foreclosure action on their hopespring drive home that was once ground zero for protests early on. they are grandparents again to son lee and daughter in law mallory anthony' s little boy. their attorney released this statement, "they wish to continue to strive for their privacy, as they continue moving forward with their lives. they will always more the loss of their granddaughter caylee." alex: if you want to see more
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it out on our website, wesh.com. there you' ll find interviews with both defense and prosecution teams, as well as a look at where some of the key players of the case are now. doctors say, new fears over the zika virus are becoming a reality. they found a new way the virus is affecting the body. for the first time, scientists say the illness is impacting areas outside the central nervous system. in brazil, doctors found swollen tissue in the body of a stillborn baby, infected with the virus. closer to home, new cases of zika continue to pop up daily. the latest just days ago in orange county. that bring the total number of -- brings the total number of patients in florida to 30. happening today, volusia county is calling all lifeguards to try out for a spot on the beach. beach safety is hiring 150 qualified lifeguards for the season, and is holding its first set of tryouts today. they' ll be at the ymca at port orange and also in deland. those early spring breakers are expected to start pouring in
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we will probably see the beaches much more populated. dave: a lot of kids out there trying to get their suntan on. it is going to be chilly -- alex: can they still get a tan? dave: they can. particularly if they are coming from minnesota. if you are headed to the beach this weekend -- beautiful weather today. this is the best part of sunrise. people send us their sunrise photos every morning. here is how it is looking right now at the world' s most famous beach. that is ground zero for spring break. it is not seem very springlike in the weather right now. tomorrow, we will be in the 70' s though, so no fear. we are seeing it locations in the 30' s this morning. we are getting reports of patchy frost.
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florida are rather chilly. a big dome of high-pressure is moving across the angela, but is also -- the peninsula , but is also moving across much of the area. it is cold this morning, and it will state rather chilly throughout the day. temperatures are eight to 10 degrees colder than normal. we have northwest winds, and they will eventually shift to the north, northeast. the onshore locations will not be quite as warm as everywhere else. throw morning will be cold again , with patchy frost being a possibility first thing tomorrow morning. there is a high-pressure, controlling our forecast. temperatures will be expected in the middle 70' s tomorrow
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66 today in webster. 65 today in the villages. 68 orlando. 67 are expected high in kenansville and longwood. 60 at flagler beach. mid-60' s for everyone else. mid-60' s and brevard county. heading out to the golf course, there will be lots of sunshine. not much in the way of wind this morning or this weekend. by the way, the winter park golf course will be closing for renovations, so it might be a good idea to get out there today while you still can. your beach and boating forecast, there is not a lot of swell out there for servers. a bit more for boaters off shore. there is the possibility of showers on wednesday. alex: thank you, dave. fried food, crafts and canines. there' s no shortage of things to do this weekend.
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stay with us.. alex: breaking news. an amber alert has been issued for a two month old out of fort lauderdale. she was last seen wearing a pink onesie. she has a birthmark on her chest. she maybe with two men , as they may be in a black nissan sedan. call 911 immediately. it may be chilly out, but that won' t stop crowds from packing into lake eola park today for the food and wine fest. wesh 2' s michelle imperato shows us some other things to do around town this weekend. michelle: fairs, food festivals, and a kinky musical, it' s all happening around town. the central florida fair opens this weekend, and runs through march 13th. there' s food, rides, and crafts at the central florida fairgrounds, on colonial drive. tickets are just $10. next up is the downtown food and wine fest.
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and sip wine from more than 50 it' s this saturday and sunday. tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. check out the harlem globetrotters and their impressive moves at the amyway center, saturday at 12:30. tickets are still available. and finally, the annual posh pooch festival is happening at lakeside park in celebration. osceola county animal services will be there with dogs available for adoption. it' s free to attend. have a great weekend, everyone. michelle imperato, wesh 2 news. alex: this might bum out some sports fans. the houston astros are holding their last spring training in central florida. next season, the team is moving to west palm beach. you can see fans lining up for autographs, yesterday . county officials are calling the move a big blow, and players are sad to leave, too. >> i am sad to leave. we have a lot of good fans here
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it is time to go to west palm beach, go out there and keep working. alex: the astros play their first home game next friday. the washington nationals are also moving to west palm beach from brevard county, next year. new on sunrise. breaking news that yoko ono has been hospitalized. the rumor her publicist wants put to rest right now. and after-school arrests, the classroom prank in one local middle school that landed three students in handcuffs. plus, what their teacher is saying this morning. days -- dave? dave: we are getting reports of frost on the rooftops and out on the lots. a coldld you wouldn't waste money buying a snow blower in miami. so why waste your money on overpriced lunches? instead, for just three dollars at subway, you can get one of our best 6-inch subs, every day of the week. it's the three-dollar sub of the day. subway. fresh is what we do. (phone ringing)
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every day of the week. it's the three-dollar sub of the day. subway. fresh is what we do. >> local, live, latebreaking. this is wesh 2 news sunrise in high definition. alex: right now on sunrise, two suspects in a cross-county chase are now facing some serious charges. you' ll hear what one of them had to say to our cameras. and three deltona middle schoolers arrested and accused of trying to poison their teacher. you may be surprised to hear her response. good morning. thanks for joining us. i' m alex villarreal, alongside meteorologist dave cocchiarella. it looks good outside today, but it does not feel as good as we like. dave: that is right. a beautiful view out of the window. a lot of folks going outside for a run, type take their dog for a walk.
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ocean sunrise. but it is chilly. 30' s and 40' s. colusa, daytona, 42 degrees. that is eight to 10 degrees colder than typical. 37 in the villages. many in the western part of the county got down to freezing. we are getting photos of frost on the rooftops and on the lawns. likely more frost tomorrow morning as well. it looks beautiful, but it will be nice. lots of sunshine with temperatures getting to the middle and upper 60' s eventually. a gray-looking weekend. quiet weather is the forecast. also to learn expecting 66. in the waterford lakes, 68. at the coast line, 64 in daytona. your seven-day forecast and lots more, coming up. alex: thanks.
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an amber alert has been issued for a 2-month-old out of fort lauderdale. this is taraji kemp. she was last seen wearing a pink onesie and has a birth mark on her chest. fdle says she may be with two men. they may be in a black nissan sedan. if you have any information about her whereabouts call 9-1-1 , immediately. new from overnight, melbourne police have given the all-clear after a suspicious package cleared out a movie theater. they say someone left a bag with writing on it in the ladies room at the oaks 10 theater. police just sent us this surveillance picture of someone they want to talk to. while a bomb squad found the package was harmless, they need help figuring out who this person is. if you know, call police. we' re pushing for more information about the suspects arrested for a chase that extended across two counties. it started in oviedo last night and ended about 20-miles away in apopka. oviedo police say the driver rammed one of their cruisers and nearly hit an officer.
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sticks. wesh 2 was there as that car pulled into a gas station and deputies slapped on the cuffs. one of the suspects talked to our cameras before he was taken to the hospital. >> i' m a really good guy. i' m innocent. alex: the other suspect did not say anything. police say they' ll be charged with aggravated assault on an officer, as well as fleeing and eluding. three deltona middle schoolers are facing felony charges for allegedly spiking their teacher' s soda. investigators say on thursday, two of the girls poured red pepper flakes into the teacher' s soda, while another one distracted her. deputies say one of the girls wanted to get back at the teacher, since she got in trouble earlier in the week. the teacher was fine, aside from a sore throat and a stomach ache. the girls were arrested, though once the sheriff' s office got , involved. wesh 2 spoke with the teacher last night.
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to have a consequence that teaches them a lesson. i did not want them to be arrested and go to jail. teachers are out there doing the best we can for students. i love my students. they broke my heart. my career won' t be the same." this story is the top read on wesh.com this morning. and it' s getting a big response as well on social media. on facebook, kathy posted, "charges need to stick to the fullest extent. based on this case, just how many other kids have suffered at the hands of these girls?" but katelyn disagrees. she wrote, "but why ruin their futures and charge them with felonies? do they need to be punished? yes, of course. in my opinion, this is not serious enough for jail time." you can join the debate on facebook or twitter yourself. ucf is facing a second lawsuit in that massive data breach. hackers stole the names and social security numbers of 63,000 current and former students and staff. now, one of them, a former manager for the school' s basketball team, is suing. he wants more than $15,000,
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this week. the suit claims ucf failed to take action to protect its systems. through its data security website, we did find out the university is planning two forums next month for possible victims. the two-day hiatus is over for the i-4 ultimate project. construction crews will slowly get started again after the death of a worker on wednesday. marvin franklin was run over by a dump truck backing up on a site along wymore road near maitland boulevard. project leaders have been performing safety reviews since the accident, hoping to prevent another tragedy. happening today, one of the top dogs in the veterans affairs administration is paying orlando a visit. v.a. undersecretary david shulkin will be here as part of a national effort to reach out to vets. he' ll be at the new lake nona medical center, promoting the national health care stand down. the goal is to make sure vets timely access to health care. turning to commitment 2016, south carolina' s democratic voters head to the polls in just a couple of hours.
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columbia with a preview. steve: good morning from columbia. here in south carolina today african-americans are expected , to make up the majority of voters in the democratic primary. and that seems sure to power hillary clinton to an easy win, her second in a row after nevada. then comes super tuesday, where in 10 states democrats have major races only in vermont, , bernie sanders' home state, does polling indicate he can win. likewise on the republican side. in only one super tuesday state is frontrunner donald trump trailing -- ted cruz' s home state of texas. despite a shaky debate performance in texas by trump and a strong one by marco rubio, trump got a boost by the endorsement yesterday of new jersey governor chris christie and so on super tuesday all eyes on texas.
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can donald trump, can hillary clinton, both on the same day, lock up their party nominations? alex: overnight, we learned a second governor has endorsed donald trump. outspoken maine governor paul lepage announced he' s backing the fellow republican. he had previously been a chris christie supporter. wesh 2' s commitment 2016 coverage continues on-air and online throughout the weekend. check in with us for results from south carolina and expert analysis as super tuesday approaches. right now, iran' s election workers are counting ballots in a race that could change its relationship with the u.s. this election decides both the parliament and a religious body, known as the assembly of experts. so far, it looks like hardliners are losing the race. this is the first election since the nuclear deal took effect. only hours into syria' s truce, at least two people are dead in a car bombing. so far, no one has claimed
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in the government-held town. isis has admitted it' s behind several bombings over the past few weeks. the peace deal took effect at midnight. new from overnight, yoko ono is expected to leave a manhattan hospital today. there were rumors the artist had a stroke, but her publicist denies them. the spokesperson says ono was being treated for flu-like symptoms. her son, sean ono lennon, tweeted overnight, saying she was dehydrated and tired. el chapo says he' s willing to be extradited to the states, but with one condition. his lawyer says the drug lord would only accept if he' s locked up in a medium security prison. he would even plead guilty if they can negotiate a, quote, "reasonable sentence." you may remember el chapo, whose real name is joaquin guzman, is being held at the prison he escaped from twice. today, titusville police plan to give a boy hurt in a hit-and-run a new bike. 8-year-old dayshaun hill is out
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police say a driver ran him over near his home on thursday and took off. while dayshaun has a bump on the head, his bike was wrecked. his grandmother followed the white van that she believes hit him. police caught up with the driver in a parking lot. steve blake saw it all. steve blake: left the scene, and saw the child i pulled up on the curb and that other people were attending to them. alex: police say they have a person of interest in the case, and some very strong leads. overnight, daytona beach police took down a man they say was waving a gun around inside a club. city leaders are trying to figure out how to crack down on crime in that area on seabreeze boulevard. police say crime is up, and so are complaints. people who live nearby say bar patrons are spilling into neighborhoods and causing problems. city leaders say they don' t have money to pay overtime during the most troublesome hours overnight.
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owners pay a yearly fee of $12,000 total for extra security. instead, club owners support raising the after-hours license fees by $100 for all clubs in the city that stay open till 3:00 a.m. rick kitt: that' s going to bring in more money for more police, than being punitive against 12 bars. that' s probably going to bring the city a class action lawsuit against them. alex: club owners say they are working to police themselves and say most of the trouble is not in the clubs, but rather out on the street after closing time. you are about to get a live look -- there are days -- over melbourne. it is looking pretty are crystal clear skies. if caught jarell is -- dave cocchiarella is standing by outside. you have your jacket off now. dave: i am braving the low 40' s. it is a gorgeous view from
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a chilly morning, about 10 degrees colder than typical. we are not seeing any frost here outside the studio. but we are seeing photos, in of frost around central florida. official temperatures -- palm coast, 37. the village is 37. but the rainbow states got out to freezing. very cold morning for late february. we warm into the middle 60' s. our afternoon highs under this beautiful sunny sky will be eight to 10 degrees below normal. chilly overnight, but tomorrow will be a lot warmer. i will have more about what is happening in a couple of minutes. alex: thank you. a brutal stretch for the magic may come to an end tomorrow. next in sports, we' re looking past the knicks' knock-out punch. plus, a big setback for kyle busch. the reason he was bumped to the
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s race. and we are continuing to follow breaking news. an amber alert issued for a 2-month-old out of fort lauderdale. this is taraji kemp. she was last seen wearing a pink onesie with a
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stewart: the orlando magic playing on back-to-back nights. last night, steph curry torched them for 51 points. the knicks are coming off a 3-point loss wednesday at indiana. something had to give. first quarter action. knicks up 5. magic' s evan fournier drives and misses. but the magic' s aaron gordon is still high flying after the slamdunk contest. fast forward a little. knicks up by 2. carmelo anthony makes a move on the baseline. he is good at offense. he dunks over two magic defenders. the next up 27-20. that is when knicks' langston galloway misses. but the knicks' kristaps porzingis uses his length to go above everyone for the nice and easy putback. you get the drift. the knicks scored a lot of baskets. not a lot of magic in this one. knicks take this 108-95. onenext up for the men in blue, they are at home sunday night
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the miami heat making a big move, just in time for the stretch run. the a.p. reports the heat have agreed to sign free agent and 7-time all-star joe johnson. that deal could happen tomorrow when he clears waivers. saturday, today, that is. the 34-year-old johnson was averaging 13.4 points on 48% shooting, 46% from 3-point range. the orlando city lions talking to the masses during the annual media day. today, they are taking on a brazilian club team in a preseason matchup. star player kaka talking about the chance to pack the citrus bowl before the season even starts. kaka: for the game tomorrow, i think it is very good. a good preseason game. our first game in the citrus bowl. it is good for us. stewart: lions kick off the season in the citrus bowl march 6th against salt lake city. one minute, kyle busch is on the top of the pole. the next, he' s at the back of the pack. busch' s car failed a post-qualifying inspection on friday, so he heads to the rear for sunday' s nascar race. the ruling leaves brother kurt busch as the pole winner at atlanta motor speedway. jamie macmurray qualified
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trevor bayne and ryan newman will start third and fourth, respectively. solar bears at home friday against the kalamazoo wings. bears fall behind and never catch up. k-zoo take it. 5-2. same two teams tonight at 8:00 p.m. at the amway. the florida gators hoping for a repeat of their january 9th -- the opening round will start back with him in the lead today. alex: the honda classic is down a player who had a heart attack on the green. yesterday, jason bohn complained of chest pains and went to see the medical staff at pga national. he was taken to palm beach gardens medical center, where tests confirmed he had a mild heart attack. doctors say more tests will be completed today. jason bohn is a two-time winner on the pga tour. happening today, in a couple of -- happening today several , streets in ocoee will close to celebrate little league' s opening day. the closure affects most side
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flewelling avenues. that lasts until 9:00 this morning. police will be on hand, rerouting traffic around the event. this morning, it' s still not clear when spacex will launch its falcon nine rocket. two attempts were already scrubbed this week. the first one because of weather, the second because of the technical issue. there is already another space-x launch scheduled for next month at the cape. we always love to see those launches. dave: it is exciting -- that they are commercial now. the nation' s industries are involved. brevard county so dependent on the space program. it is nice not to have to depend on nasa completely. weather-wise, it will be beautiful the next several days. it is cold outside. alex: ok. dave: cold hands, warm heart.
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dave: can you see be frost on the rooftop? it has been chilly around central florida. 42 in daytona. many of you saw temperatures in the 30' s. romeo got down to 32. now at 34. 37 . it is those locations in the 30' s rarely have the best opportunity of frost. in terms of what we are looking for this afternoon, temperatures eventually warm. 40' s and a lot of locations. parts of osceola in the 30' s. so frost in a number of locations. around the country, very cold across the northern tier. it is pretty mild, considering
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western rockies, active weather. at best, we call it mild in florida. high pressure in control. that means not a lot in the wake of cloud cover. a northwest wind will eventually become north and northeast. onshore flow in the northern -- in the coastal communities, so temperatures there will be a little lower. 66 in paisley and webster. 67 in winter haven. 66 in sanford. 66 in melbourne. a beautiful day to get outside. it will be cooler in the shade. a light jacket. lots of sunshine and a great day for the central florida fair.
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lots of sunshine. 67 degrees. temperatures in the mid 60' s on the coast. not a lot of swell on the water. small rip current threat. seven-day forecast is drive. warm wednesday and another good-looking weekend forecast. alex: thank you. go warm up your cold hands. we are back day' s top stories. but first, let' s head to new york for a look at what' s coming up next on today. >> good saturday morning, just ahead here, a roadshow like no other. donald trump and chris christie hitting the trail. in south carolina, it is primary day. a lot of eyes focused on whether or not a big win for hillary clinton will mean a firm grab on the nomination. >> jennifer garner breaking her silence about her breakup with ben affleck.
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and how she is doing now. >> and we have your cheat sheet ahead of the oscars. >> and are they up for the job? in turn week continues. it is dylan and sheinelle' s turn, enjoying rascal flatts interning for them. will they make good interns? >> i have faith in our girls.
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alex: we are continuing to follow breaking news. an amber alert issued out of four lauderdale for 2-month-old taraji kemp. she was last seen wearing a pink onesie and has a birthmark on her chest. county deputies believe she may be with two men in a black nissan sedan. and we' re working to learn the names of two suspects accused of leading police on a two-county chase. oviedo police say it started last night when they tried to stop a rental car, but the car took off. the chase ended on orange blossom trail in apopka. melbourne police need your help identifying this person in connection with a suspicious bag that cleared out a movie theater. police evacuated the oaks 10 theater overnight. the bomb squad determined the bag was harmless. three deltona middle schoolers are facing felony charges after deputies say they poured red pepper flakes into their teacher' s soda. the teacher is ok, but says she
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students had not been arrested. the i-4 ultimate construction is slowly getting back on track after a worker died on the job. marvin franklin was run over by a dump truck on wednesday along wymore road near maitland boulevard. work stopped, and leaders have since reviewed safety procedures. today, one of the top dogs in the veterans affairs administration is paying orlando a visit. v.a. undersecretary david shulkin will be here as part of a national effort to reach out he' ll be at the new lake nona let' s get one last check of your forecast. dave: speaking of top docs, a great morning to get out with your dogs. i know my fellow is waiting with her ears up. it is perfect job walking weather. we had frost and we are in st. cloud. s. s.
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heading up into the mid to upper 60' s today. alex: we like the news of a warm-up and good sign. dave: warmer tomorrow. alex: that' s going to do it for wesh 2 news sunrise. the today show is next. we' ll have another news update for you in less than half an hour. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> thank you for choosing wesh 2 and trusting first alert
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