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this candlelight vigil and there were not a lot of d y eyes tonight. >> he was -- he was a child of god. he was a healer. . >>reporter: they held hands in prayer, their faces lit byhe glow of candles. >> took off without him. didn't give a (beep) about him. >> a lot of anger. i'm angry right now. >>reporter: even complete strangers. >> this type of tragedy touches me and also touches the family here that is grieving right now. >>reporter: all coming together remembering the life of the 46-year old charles. >> he loved everybody. everybody loved him. heartbreaking. >>reporter: at least twoozen mourners gathered -- the exact spot where he lost his life. killed thursday night in a
his bike along diksy highway, hebded home to his apartment in ft. lauderdale's neighborhood. this man is heartbroken and angry over the circumstances of his roommate's death. learning the hit-and-run driver left him for dead. >> if i see him, i'll want to kill him. i won't, but i might. who knows? if he sees me out here, watch out. >>reporter: police tweeting out this surveillance video. >> it's a silver car. they took off. they barely hit their brakes. >>reporter: leaders in the community are upset, but not surprised, describing this stretch of road as a death tr, telling us three people have been killed along this proad since 2012. >> enough victims -- >>reporter: i should mention the posted speed limit is 30 miles s hour. everybody here believed that car was obviously going much f faster than that. again, this whole neighborhood
since 2012 there have been a number of fatalities here along dixie highway. they want to see a hange and they want to see it fast. in the meantime, if you havave any information about that silver car or anything about this hit and run, you're asked to call broward crime stoppers at this number. for now we are life in ft. lauderdale, local ten news. >> thank you. a shocking scene in downtown ft. lauderdale. a car runs off the road and plows in to a group of people standing on the sidewalk. five people sent to the hospital. local ten news reporter is live in ft. lauderdale with the story. >>reporter: this is where that crash happened southwest 2nd street. in fact, you can still see a lot of debris on the ground. what's amazing is that there were a lot of people walking around on the sidewalks even sitting at the tables eaeang when that car came crashing by. >> i was making pizza and i heard a rumble coming down the
>>reporter: that sound was a car careening down a busy southern california. >> a snapshot of the chaos only tells part of what we witnessed during his shift at this pizza shop on southwest 2nd street. >> a lot of commotion, crying and screaming. >>reporter: the driver of the krar slamd i to five people, about 3:00 a.m. early sunday morning before coming to arrest agagnst the tree. >> i get a call at 4:00 in the morning. >>reporter: among the victims, christn and sebestian, brothers from toronto in town for the week. they just arrived on saturday night and decided to spend their first time in town on the ft. lauderdale strip. he spent most of the day with his boys at the hospital.
they were in broward. >> the driver seemed very angry. >>reporter: some witnesses rushed to help the victims who were eventually taken away by paramedics. this, as police honed in on the cacas driver. though it's unclear what was in the cup spotted in the middle kong sole. a tragedy averted thanks to mother nature. >> thank god for that tree or we may be looking at funerals. >>reporter: we checked in with some surrounded businesses to see if, perhaps,heir cameras picked up anything. the reality is they said their camera were not pointed in this direction, so there was no known surveillance video. the man said his sons were released from the hospital a few hours ago. they are still in a lot of p pn and we have yet to learn a lot about that driver who witnesses say was handcuffed and taken away to jail. ft. lauderdale police expected to release much more
ft. lauderdale totoght, local ten news. snshlgs in the wake of his passing there is now a battle over who should replace him and when the decision should be made. a thr-hour precession began at a funeral home. his family decided an autopsy will not be performed after it was determined he died of natural causes. flags flying at half-staff in his honor. something that president obama ordered yesterday. the flags will remain that way until the 79-year old is laid to rest. there are no words on funeral arrangements. >> there is a political fight with president obamaowing to take on senate republicans. a hurs carried the body to the airport for final flight home as the battle for his seat on the suprere court is brewing. >> i plan to fulll my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor. >>reporter: replacing a legal
divide this year, not only in congress, but also on the campaign trail. >> we should not allow a me-duck president to capture the supreme court in the waning months of this presidency. >> it is outrageous that republicans in the senate and on the campaign trail have already pledged to block any replacement that president obama nominates. >>reporter: he died in his sleep saturday 59 saturday at a texas ranch. >> he was a man that went to sleep and didn't wake up. >> they assured me they did not see signs of foulplay. >>reporter: they rejected an autopsy after talking to investigators on the scene. back in washington he declared this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president. president obama is forging ahead andnd on the short his of his candidates, the federal judge considered the frontrunner and liked by
to deliberate with eight justices. the high court is expected to take on major cases, including the future of unions abortion rights and ah firmtive action. if the justice is split on a 4-if i have decision, the lower court ruling would stand. it is a very beautiful night. >> 70 degrees as we head in to the 11:00 hour. >> tell us we're going to have a beautiful president's day. >> it is going to be breezy overnight and tomorrow. it's going to be warmer a well. late this afternoon more clouds will be coming in on easterly wind. we could pick up a 20 percent chance of a shower early. that rain chance goes up later in the evening to around 30. very small, very fast-moving showers coming in on this breeze. tonight they're scattered all along broward @ounty. even in
of -- moving across. they're not going to be the same idea for your president's day. right now the wind is hovering around 70 degrees. some locations warmed up a touch in thlast hour. our temperatures are only going to fall to 65 degrees by the time we wake up tomorrow as we've got a warm start. 21 miles an hour sustained wind in ft. lauderdale. gusting near 30. here's your president's day forecast. definitely a warmer day. we'll see sunshine early. clouds moving in and windy. your full forecast just minutes away. >> we'll see you in a bit of a dozen suspected human migrts have been picked up by the disney wonder. the group was spotted southeast of cuba. all appear to be in good shape. they'll be turned over to authorities in grand cakay men. police say the victim and the attacker knew each other
sort of domestic dispute. neighbors say the suspect had been acting strange the past few days, but they are shocked to hear this news. >> he's a good guy. i think he had a mental breakdown. >> the man was arrested. the victim recovering in the hospital sfered a stab wound to the chest. haishianfficials elected the senate chief as interim president. after lawmakers met for ten hours, he was sworn in. before the election he vowed to lead a government that would "foster confidence with all sectors of society." that position will only last 120 days. to the historic change in cuba. a new picture released of fid fid. state-run television reported the two met on saturday before the
tour of latin-america. he met with pope francis. congresswoman is in cuba leading a mission on trade. the democrat is part part of a seven-member delegation. he is expected to talk about shipping opportunities twven tampa and havana. >> that will help the cuban people and have the -- helping our american businesses. >> the trip is coming days before the u.s. and cuba are set to approve a commercial flight agreement with a limited number of licenses being h hded out to airlines. coming up... americs heartland hit by an earthquake. the moment the earth moved in oklahoma. surviving shingles. a closer look at the vaccine. the risks and the benefits. we have an a azing story for you tonight. coming up later on local ten sports nday, a 15-year old boxing
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an smatd one in three americans will have a deliberating -- in their lifetime. local 10's medical specialist takes a closer look at what you need to know about the risks and beneficiary of a vaccine used to treat it. for more than a decade, he was the face of profootball, one of the best quarterbacks in nfl history. now he's putting himself on the line speaking out about shingles. >> if you play football for a long time like i did, you're going to learn to deal with a lot of pain. it is nothing likethe pain that shingles causes. >>reporter: in commercials, he erjs people to gethe shingles vaccine.
had his fair share of pain. you don't want to be tackled by shing e8s. >>reporter: at 220 a shot, the vaccine isn't cheap. some questions its benefits and lo-term safety. >> in this case, i feel likethe vaccine is so new that further down the road we might find out the people who got the vacacne did develop a health issue. >>reporter: it's a painful rash. the virus can lie dormant in the nerves in the spinal cord and back of the head until something causes it to reactivate. >> as you get older, you lose the immunity to the virus. a certain kind of immunity that keeps the virus in check. with age, that immunity wins. >>reporter: in most cases the virus goes away in a couple of weeks. some people continueo experience pain for months. >> that's the reason why
disease. it makes sense to prevent it with the shingles vaccine. >>reporter: the live vaccine, which is 15 times strongege thann the chicken pox virus, is 50 percent effective in preventing the disease. >> the vaccine doesrevent half of the cases. it definitely reduces the severity the attack if you get it and the frequency of this post-shingles -- >>reporter: he was one of the rare people who developed shinglgl not once, but twice. that's why he's not taking any chanans this time around. he's getting vac sin ghted. >> i don't want it again. ever. >>reporter: there are anti-viral medications and even tropisal treatments that can be given to limit the duration and pain. doctors really say your best bet even though it's not pepeect is still the vaccine. local ten news.
to r rommend that vaccine for anyone 60 years or older. that recently changed, dropping to anyone 50 and older. love is in the air. on the go in south florida. the christian church handed out free roses for valentine's day. volunteers lined up passings out hundreding of roses to surprise drivers, as well as people walkingp and down the street. what a very nice thing. >> i got flowers. >>e handed out some flowers. >> sometimes you gotta get them too. >> i've been trying to help the guys out. i gave you a week warning. >> (laughter) >> two for $20 or something like that? >> you've got what? 400 minutes
everyone had great valentine's day. temperatures around 70 degrees. it has been a breezy evening. a lot of you are celebrating a three-day week. we've gotice weather to go with it as well. tonight things fairly quiet. we have small showers that have been pushing in throughout the evening. they're very small. you can see these tiny specks of green as they approach e -- they die out pretty fast. earlier wex had a better concentration at 7:00. even miami-dade you can see how fast these are moving. they're not amounting to much. you may have to run the windshield wipeers if you'ree headed towards work. as far as the cloud cover, you can see the bottom of the line. wind coming on shore5 to 20 miles an hour. this evening we've had gusts in the low 30s. temperatures have been
hours. we're hanging on to 70. we should settle in arounun 65, 66 degrees tonight. pretty much the same thing in the keys. key west a touch warmer at 67. your president's day forecast. passing clouds. a rmer day. we should max out around 77 deees. the shower chance goes up to 30 percent as we get through the evening hours. big snow storm moving across the midwest and east coast in the last 12 to 24 hours. that heavy snow is moving through west virginia towards nor folk and to the north of raily. what we're watching is an old front to our south. the storm system develops along this front. it will not impact us monday as we'll see windy at 20. as tuesday rolls around we're going to see the chance of a shower or two. that should come through tuesday afternoon and evening before we get
of air for the mid and later parts of the week. as far as the beach, water temperature at 70. uv index high. seas 4 to 6 feet. over the next three days best chance of rain tuday at 40 percent. a little breezy by the time we wrap up the work week. president's day looks pretty nice. here's a breakdown again. showers possible throughout the day. hope everyone has a great holiday. >till ahead... a ski trip scare. a bus-load of high school students goes up in flames. this one caught on camera. guess what? it's a hoday. no construction crews will be out, but we have on-going construction later in the week on i-75. in fact, tomorrow night northbound lanes
francis's trip to mexico after celebrating morning mass. he ststped by a children's hospital in the country's capitol. there he spent time with young patients and their families before saying a few words and spreading, of course, his blessings. trouble inew hampshire leaving dozens of people stuck 40 feet above ground. a service-braik issue brought two tram cars to stop near a ski resort. it took crews three hours helping each person to the ground. no one was hurt. a 5-8 magnitude earthquake. it it happened in the city -- the quake strong enough to -- and created sink holes in the area and collapsed part of a cliff. no injuries or serious property damage there. oklahoma rocked by an earthquake. that one at 5.1. the quake was felt in seven
and missouri. surveillance video shows bottles rattling. some displays were knocked down and other businesses they say damageges well causing cracks in the area. no one was hurt. dash-cam video was rolling as a chase played out. at one point he starts driving on the wrong side of the road. hat's when police decided to pour some off. they blew out the tires. police say the car later turned out to be stolen. the drooifr and two passengers were arrested. a fiery situation in seattle. that's where a bus carrying a group of high school students on a ski trip caught fire. fficials say it was caused by a mechanical error. the resort replaced all the gear that was lost in the flames. the kids were able to finish their ski trip on the mountain.
bryant. he was still introduced aeshgs long with his fellow all-stars. he didn't get booed by toronto fans. they're forgetting about that. early action late. we saw plenty of that. kobe bryant is retiring. check out kobe getting the shot. he had ten points. did not win the mvp of the game. 196-173. the th-ranked canes visited fsu toninit. canes up 11. they're on their way to the win. fsu within striking distance. fans say it's time. they love baconove there in tallahassee.
canes survived to earn their 20th win of the season. florida panthers placed their center on the injured reserve list today. he suffered a concussion in monday's game. lost two out of three without him. he will not play tomorrow night. panthers still have the honor. he will turn 44 years young tomorrow. it will be a memorable birthday. elliot wins a poll. he's just 20 years old. becomes the youngest driver to qualify at daytona. gets tricky. he dumps it off. that's a hat trick. young cuban boxer. his trainer calls him the best boxer he's