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seal in the flavor ... ... you'll only get from a steakburger. steak 'n shake, home of the original steakburger. [real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company.] >> now at 5:00, a nightmare at sea. a cruise ship bound for port canaveral sails into a severe storm. the latest on the damage it caused in minutes. >> first, though, breaking news on casey anthony. business. this comes four years after she was found not guilty on first-degree murder charges. this is news 6 at 5:00, getting results. i'm matt austin.
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news 6 uncovered documents showing anthony wants to start her own photography business. eric sandoval is in west palm beach tonight getting answers. what have you found out? >> well, we pulled the application that casey anthony filed to get this business up and going, and it lists an address which is right down the street here, the fourth house down on your right. it steps away from the beach and we found out it's owned by somebody she knows very well. >> this is the house where casey anthony wants to start her own photography business. news 6 found out it was owned by patrick mckenna, the lead investigator during her murder trial. this is mckenna where he arrived at the scene where casey anthony's daughter caylee was found dead in 2008. he and his wife have been helping anthony with a place to stay ever since a jury found her not guilty of first-degree murder charges. today news 6 found out anthony filed these papers to start a
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llc, a photography studio. it's one of her first tries at making a living after her murder trial and after filing bankruptcy. what's not clear, though, is if this home would be the actual studio or if this is just the business office. >> now, we don't know if anthony's had any luck securing any customers yet. it does look like she may be having some trouble already. find out what we found out, coming up at 6:00. for now, we're live in west palm beach, eric sandoval, news 6. >> thank you. developing right now, a cold snap. here's a live look outside at daytona beach. it looks nice but you certainly might not want to jump into that water. it could get even colder out there. >> yeah, chief meteorologist tom sorrells is pinpointing the falling temperatures. could it get down to freezing? >> not tonight, but maybe tomorrow night. tonight it will be milder than
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here comes the next cold front on the way right here. see the leading edge of it right there through the panhandle? not here yet. scattered showers will be knocking on the door by about 9:. 58 in pensacola. 61 in jacksonville. 54 in the city beautiful and 59 in gainesville and 65 in cocoa beach. look at the wind speeds. anytime it's this windy, 22-mile-an-hour wind. you know there's a big change coming. i'll be back in a few minutes and pinpoint the overnight low. i'll go ahead and tell you we're not going to freeze in orlando. we're going to 44 tonight. i'll pinpoint all the other overnight lows where you live and look ahead to a really strange day tomorrow. >> all right, tom. thank you. >> 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 store. >> speaking of the weather, some big waves caused a huge scare on a cruise ship here for some passengers. you can see just some of the
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it was all over the place. it was on its way to port canaveral. but not anymore. it will now return to new jersey. this is video from a passenger aboard the royal caribbean anthem of the seas. it shows gigantic waves out there, some as high as 30 feet. forecasters reported hurricane-force winds of more than 100 miles per hour. here's a closer look at the damage on board the ship. vases and decorations just broken, tables and chairs toppled over. royal caribbean says guests will get a full refund and 50% off future cruise. you can get a closer look at the damage aboard the boat on our website. just head to, powered by news 6. >> we're uncovering more tonight on a crime tracker alert in orlando. two people died, nine others were hurt and the shooters are still on the run. this all unfolded late saturday night at the glitz you will
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-- ultra-lounge. off-duty officers were inside the club before the shooting. >> a lot of people are asking about that. they're asking with so much supposed security inside this place yesterday morning, including those three armed uniformed police officers, how did 11 people get shot here? i'm asking that question, too. >> a pack of patrol cars swarmed the parking lot of the glitz ultra-lounge. there were people here before the shooting. >> they had three o.p.d. officers working here. >> they were in full uniform, fully armed, in a different part of the club, according to investigators, not the downstairs section where as many as three shooters opened fire and 11 people were hit. one died inside and the other died at the hospital. the off-duty officers did not fire their guns and they did not pass down or check people.
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by the private security officers hired by the club. they're more of a stand by presence is how the president of the police officers describes it. >> they have an active security presence inside the club. >> tonight, i'm discovering just how much of a national story this is becoming. i'm finding out this is turning into a tourist attraction for all the wrong reasons. that angle i'm working on for when i see you again coming up at 6:00. >> erik von ancken reporting live tonight. thank you. >> now to breaking news on wall street. another terrible day for stocks. even with a late rebate, the dow was down as much as 400 points
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the nasdaq and s&p had big declines once again. oil prices falling back to less than $30 a barrel caused the drop. >> now to the update of a violent robbery of a cab driver in osceola county. a tip led to the arrest of two teens. they arrested a 16-year-old boy and 15-year-old boy. the sheriff's office says surveillance cameras caught them in the parking lot of the wal-mart on vineland road. they pulled a gun on a taxi driver and got cash and took off. both teens are charged with armed robbery and grand theft. >> a body is found in the halifax river. sky 6 flew over the scene near the orange avenue bridge in daytona beach around 2:00. we're told the man's body was found early this afternoon. police have not released his name yet. we'll continue to follow this and bring you updates as we get them. >> a startling discovery inside a car in orange county. orlando police tweeted this picture showing cash, drugs and you see the gun there at the bottom right.
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we're told two kids, a 6-year-old and 1-year-old were in the car. police tell us they were not in car seats at the time. officers pulled over omar torres along curry ford road on friday. we're told they found $1700 in cash, along with pot, prescription pills and that handgun. torres is charged with drug possession and carrying a concealed weapon. >> now to the latest on a fraud case in brevard county. rockledge police arrested two people who they say racked up $2,000 in charges on someone else's credit cards. we're told the officers tracked down jesus santiago and samantha hobson over the weekend. you can see the crooks at two wal-mart stores over the weekend in a shopping spree. you can see them taking tvs and video game systems and bedding before taking off. the suspects are charged with grand theft. >> a man is facing pretty
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osceola county deputies found the 37-year-old with a 16-year-old at a hotel along u.s. 192. the teen went miss from iowa late last year. deputies say he drove from tennessee to florida with the teen in december. investigators also found drugs inside the hotel room. he faces several charges including sexual battery. >> new measures to fight the spread of the zika virus. >> state and federal leaders are getting involved now. >> that's right. health officials are scrambling to come up with ways to combat the mosquito-borne disease. next at 5:00, how president obama is getting involved and how state leaders hope to keep people safe. >> it looks beautiful outside right now. but temperatures are not super warm. we're 64 in melbourne. ocala, 63. i'll be right back to pinpoint where the cold front is and when the rain gets to you and how chilly it will be for you tomorrow. >> and the third time wasn't a charm for spacex.
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from trying to land on a barge yet again. how soon we can expect the next launch from the cape. >> you're watching news 6 at 5:00, getting results for orange county. traffic is moving along on this
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>> happy monday, everyone. we're pinpointing one of the spots that's coldest for today, huntington near ocala, south of silver springs. tonight temperatures are in the mid-40's. expect a quick shot of the showers as a reinforcing shot of cold air makes its way in. tomorrow, only warming up to 56
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>> a big step in the fight against the zika virus. >> president obama says he's asking congress for nearly $2 billion to help fight the dangerous illness. news 6 anchor ginger gadsden joins us now. this comes as health officials in florida are also stepping up their efforts. >> it really does. the obama administration says
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request could make a huge difference in battling this mosquito-borne disease. president obama says he wants the money for emergency response and for research by the centers for disease control. zika is transmitted by mosquitos and tied to birth abnormalities in newborns. the virus has spread to at least 29 countries. the obama administration says 50 americans have returned to the u.s. infected with zika. the president told cbs' gayle king, while it's not time to panic yet, it's still a serious problem. >> there shouldn't be panic on this. it's not something where people are going to die from it. but it's something we have to take seriously. >> in the meantime, the state surgeon general and secretary of health are giving daily updates on the virus. last week, governor rick scott declared a public health emergency. at last check, there were 16 confirmed zika cases statewide. one of them is in osceola county.
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and none involved pregnant women. to read more about the symptoms and treatment of the zika virus, go to, powered by news 6. look on our home page. we have links inside the story with more facts about zika and how to protect yourself. >> thank you. we're just one day away now from the first primary in the race for the white house. the feud between two republican candidates is heating up again. >> donald trump and former florida governor jeb bush took some more shots at each other today. the latest round of exchanges began when trump said bush, quote, "melts like butter anytime he tries to attack trump." >> bush fired back with a tweet calling trump "a loser." bush doubled down on his remarks while trump had some words of his own. >> he measures strength by how he insults people. i measure strength on how you try to lift people up, how you try to create policies to give them a chance. >> he's like a child, a spoiled child.
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campaign and he's nowhere. >> a new cnn poll of new hampshire voters shows trump with 31% support, double the number for florida senator marco rubio. the poll shows bush back in fifth place with 10% support. >> and on the democratic side, cnn shows bernie sanders with a double digits lead over hillary clinton. she narrowly won last monday's iowa caucus. >> we learned when another rocket will lift off from the cape. and that's not all. >> spacex says it will try once again to land a rocket on a barge in the ocean. this is video from the company's last failed attempt to land on a like that. california. one of the legs didn't dock and the rocket tipped over at the last second there. that failure came after spacex landed a rocket on land at the cape back in december. spacex now says it's planning for a launch on february twoertss. the time has not been announced yet.
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to you live on news 6 and on, powered by news 6. >> it seems so much harder to get it on that barge. >> it is a lot harder but key for their ultimate mission. >> temperatures have been dropping again here in central florida. >> there's a blanket drive this wednesday morning. drop-off locations will be set up on turkey lake road in orlando and aloma heavy in winter park. if you donate, you get a free medium cup of coffee and a pair of tickets to the downtown food and winefest while supplies last, of course. >> pretty cool. chief meteorologist tom sorrells is joining us now. it's getting downright cold overnight. it was cold this morning. there was frost from this morning. maybe tomorrow night into wednesday morning we'll have a few more. >> i showed you what i got. we're done here.
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isn't that pretty? >> that was pretty. >> that was around grand isle and the fruitland park area. clouds are starting to build in as the cold front is approaching. good shot, carrie. who doesn't love the beach? >> we all love the beach. what is out there in the center? >> a big bird. could be a pelican or a big ugly bird. i don't know. one more shot from la roy in daytona beach. >> download storm pins right now in your app store. we'd like to see what you're seeing in central florida. >> here comes the scattered shower action around the state line here. here's dothan, alabama, panama city beach right there. you can see the way it's coming, approaching valdosta, along interstate 10, through stark in the hour and working its way down toward you. it's going take a while. but once we get past the cold front, at least we dry out.
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it will remain blustery and it will remain chilly. temperature readings for daytime highs today, we hit 64 in most spots. hot spot was cocoa beach at 66. 63 in gainesville. 64 in the villages. right now in melbourne, still 64 degrees. so you can handle that. not too bad. just not picture-perfect. normal high this time of year is about 72. we're off the mark by about 8 degrees, depending on where you are. daytona beach, we just showed you the waves there at 63. still 63 in palm coast. 65 in cocoa beach and gainesville is the only spot that has fallen into the 50's, holding at 59 degrees. wind speeds, kind of all over the board, but they're all pretty stiff. 22-mile-an-hour wind in leesburg. 21 in ocala. 22 in orlando. here comes the satellite and radar together, showing you the location of the front. this is the way it marches in. by 7:00 tonight, it's in gainesville. right after that, right into marion county, the villages, by 9 p.m. after 9:00, it should have
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way through orange county by to brevard. once we pass the midnight hour, 12 to 1 a.m., we're done with it. rain. we have the clouds to deal with and it will remain cold all the way through wednesday as well. over. i'm going to call the overnight low in orlando, 44. here's tomorrow. >> set-up for tomorrow, has the cold front coming through, colder temperatures when the winds pick up and the seas get rough. the high tomorrow will only be 60 degrees. 60 tomorrow, 62 on wednesday and thursday, daytime high is a lowly 58 degrees. an overnight low of 40 and 39 on tuesday night into wednesday and even thursday we'll have freeze woes up north. >> all right. thank you, tom. >> if you're on the road and can't check your news 6 weather app, you can now get updates through one of our three radio partners all day long. chief meteorologist tom sorrells and meteorologist troy bridges are pinpointing your weather on
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and mix 105.1. >> this is the line-up starting with supergirl at 8:00. keep it right here for news 6 at 11:00. >> a proposal aimed at stopping discrimination is getting some mixed reaction. >> next at 5:00, why some argue the idea wouldn't work as promised. and one guy probably shouldn't bet on football. we'll show you more of the punishment he took after a big loss. >> some nice feet, though. ahead at 5:30, we have a very special update on a local police dog, shot in the neck while responding with his handler to a domestic disturbance. >> remember, news 6 is always on, your smartphone and your tablet.
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smarter than ever, from voice commands to facial recognition. the smart tvs are programmed to make our lives easier and our viewing experiences better. but how safe are they? we talked to security experts who say criminals are hacking into your smart tv to steal your personal information. louis bolden explains what they're really looking for and you can -- how you can protect yourself. that's tonight at 11:00. >> turns out tvs are only safe if they're tuned to news 6. >> there you go. >> it's a fact. >> some state lawmakers are backing a bill giving members of the lgbt more rights. several large companies including at&t and marriott support the bill, saying it will help the state attract more corporations. opponents say the bill could violate the freedom of religion. versions of the bill have been filed in the house and the senate.
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>> yeah, a truck crash on a busy highway caused a big mess. take a look. this is what it looked like along interstate 45 in houston. >> those aren't gallon jugs? >> it was milk cartons all over the road. a truck carrying milk crashed around 6:00 this morning. traffic backed up into downtown houston while crews worked to clean up the mess. no one was hurt. >> football season is now officially over. but the fun hasn't stopped for some who placed some friendly bets. >> one guy suffered through an embarrassing punishment because he finished last in his fantasy football league. this is a great idea. he spent hours dancing along the side of a busy street in indiana. he did this wearing a football onesy and holding a sign that says "i'm the worst at fantasy football."
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with it. don't feel too bad for him. he won his fantasy league just last year. i bet i know what happened. you go from being a good fantasy football to the worst when you have a baby. >> you're blaming your record on your child? >> i'm blaming my four-month-old child. >> ginger gadsden is joining us with what's coming up. >> a new study out about energy drinks. why more than 100 people have already signed up to a lawsuit just filed by a pair of central florida attorneys. >> plus a new scam is making the rounds in central florida. in tonight's "schemes and rip-offs" report explains the e-mail you got from who claimed to be the leader of a major bank, offering you lots of cash. >> and doesn't this look beautiful out there right now over downtown orlando?
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the temperatures are dropping
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