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south florida. i'm eric yutzy m i'm jacey birch. hope everybody had a great weekend. the weather was perfection. got to get out and enjoy. >> good morning. a little groggy. get going today. weather authority meteorologist juliedurda helping us out with all of that. >> south florida, it is definitely warmer this morning. >> a light breeze and place and more cloud cover. one thing you'll notice more than anything is that breeze moving in from the ocean. temperatures as the kids he to the bus stop will be in the mid 60s. that's right. currently we have 64 degrees in miami as well as ft. lauderdale. 65 in key west. you know those 50s and 40s we had over the weekend, that's a thing of the past all thanks to thehift in the wind direction. we are expecting right now lows in the low 60s, kendall, homestead and pembroke pines. good morning to you all. hialeah as well. these temperatures are anywhere between three and six degrees warmer than yesterday.
cover in place as their atmosphere perric warm weather. that could change by the middle part of the workweek. i'll volume those details coming up. we have something serious to talk about here at the macarthur causeway. west-bound lanes affected. about three lanes closed. looks like only one lane getting by after this crash. that palm frond is covering part of the roadway. one lane getting by. from miami beach people, if you're in a hurry this morning, the macarthur causeway, it's going to slow you down quite a bit. let's check to see what our drive times are here. 38 miles per hour is what it is. if you're in a big hurry, take the julia tuttle causeway, that's your bestlternate. broward county another crash to get to, if you're traveling north on the i, and at approach to the atlantic boulevard, a crash not affecting our travel speeds though at 71 miles per hour.
alert arrests a woman behind bars accused of stealing her cousin's twol month old baby. your phone might have been buzzingith that alert on friday. now we're learning more about the alleged kidnapper and who is layron livingston, local 10 news brought us the story all weekend long. he continues his coverage this morning updates from the broward good morning. >>reportrt: good morning, eric. as you said family members of this two month old baby, they are telling us that the people now accused of snatching her at gunpoint if her he are also family members, cousins in fact. -year-old stephanie augustine and a 14-year-old boy are expected to be in court later tod. authorities say augustine tapped her 14-year-old cousin to barge in this baby's 14th court near ft. lauderdale on friday night to take this baby.
month old taraji kemp was back with her mother. i was outside the home early saturday morning when authorities issued a state-wide amber alert in this case. for nearly a day authorities searched not only for that baby but forrthe people they say are responsible for all of this. they were both arrested after augustine's car was spotted on the turn pike near for the pierce. reportedly abandoned at a home outside of lando. >> it hurt us very much so because it's two people that are going to sit in a jail for a very long time. at the end of the day, that's our flood. >>reporter: we also plan to stick with the situation and let you know what happens when both of these individuals augustine and the 14-year-old boy appear in court later on today. now reporting live, layron livingston, local 10 news. okay. right now police do need
be in danger. 55-year-old jean wasser was last seen sunday morning. police say there are no signs of fall play but she does suffer from memory loss and has early john set alzheimer's. police ask you to be on the lookout for him, last seen at his home. he walked away and nobody knows in what direction he was headed. the 21-year-old has mental health issues and does not speak but will respond to his name. two people taken to a hospital after a crasaslanding on sunday. the home was not damaged, not clear what caused that glider to go down. the venetian causeway now ready to reopen after it was shut down for months. starting today, drivers
west bridge once again.. the project included complete reconstruction of the 730 foot bridge along with new entry roads and new lighting. now to vote 2016, the florida primary still two weeks away but many are not waiting. miami-dade voters going to head to the polls beginning in les than an hour at 7:00 a.m. in mroe county early voting begins at 8:30. it willl last for the next two weeks in miami-dade and just under two weeks in monroe. you can start voting on saturday. the florida primary will be held on march 15th. for information onh where to go and what to bring, head to our wsite local10.com. meanwhile as super tuesday approaches, donald trump is sparking new outrage this morning from his opponents in boththarties after refusing denounce a controvergial endorsement from david duke who is a former leader of the kkk. he said earlier this
trump is treason to your heritage. his rivals took advantage. >> i know nothing about david duke. i know nothing about white supremacists. so you'r asking me a question that i'm supposed to be talking aboutteople that i know nothing about. >> and now to the democratic side, hillary clinton in tennessee revving up support ahead of tomorrow. she hopes to continue to dominate like she did in south carolina where she won by a large march gipthanks in part to african-american voters. >> about 75% of them said she's our girl. >> former president bill clinn was on the campaign trail in south florida over the weekend reminding voters of the resounding win on saturday. both hillary clinton and marco rubio will be here in miami tomorrow night awaiting those super tuesday results. meanwhile donald trump will rally with
trust local 10 news this election s sson and find everything you need to know on local10.com. we have voter information guide and live reports from all@ over the country. new developments this morning surrounding the rookie police officer who is gunned down in virginia and her ties here to florida. ashley was a graduate of nautical university in daytona beach. now we're hearing from a former professor of theup. >> saw her picture and her name and i immediately recognized ashley as one of my students, and it tooke -- it took the wind right out of me. >> two other officers were with her when thishappened and they were hospitalized with injuries and are expected to r rover. a pentagon employee charged with the murder. the officers were shot while responding to his home for a domestic
a one and only exclusive, the mother of a teenager accused of killing a friend in a gun accident speaking out. business owners called christina vazquez to investigate. this morning find out what call christina uncovered. but first we're not only k kping up with the films that won big at the oscars, find out which one at the weekend's box office next. and south florida it's warmer this morning or us here. still a bit of a chill er northern florida. we are expecting the warmups to starthe new week as well. i'll have the details in
visited milan in 1983. dead pool again the favorite, kung fu panda three was appropriately third with nine million. for those of you celebrating a birthday on this leap day, there are deals for you. >> pizza hut is offering a free personal pan pizza and there's a special deal on a dozen donuts at krispy kreme. all deals require a photo id. >> they deserve it. they only have a birthday every four years. >> have a great day. there's another local lp day deal for those special l leaplings. villa italian kitchen will be giving out free pizza to anyone having a birthday today. all you have to do is show your valid id. price of a ticket to sney now depends on which way you go.
calendar three three categories, value, regular and peak period. one day single park ticketing n n going to cost you $95, 105 or $112 for a premium. >> it will be ricey but we're looking forward to it. something you're going to notice as we start warm, humid. temperature in the 60s lauderdale. 6565egrees in key west. definitely above average. much warmer than what we woke up to over the weekend. remember how i tell you all the time, the shift in the wind direction plays a huge part of our forecast so this morning we have our wind moving in from the northwest. temperatures are in the low 60s, mild in pembroke pines as well as hialeah, kendall and homestead but we are going to see this warming trend as the wind eventually shift in off the ocean. that east breeze from the atlantic will provide for warmer,
in not just today. these temperatures are anywhere between three andix degrees warmer than what we woke up to yesterday. you'll noticicin the mid to upper levels of the atmosphere we are waking up to cloud cover, mostly cloudy skies from lake okeechobee down to key west but the atmosphere is dry at the surface. not expecting these clouds to produce precipitation. where we're going to see wide-spread precipitation is over ohio valley. the system will move into northern florida by the middle part of the workweek. we're not expecting big changes in our forecast. just a slight increase in rain chances going through the middle part& of the workweek. another front will be marchingngnto the southeast right now over portions of the dakotas. look at the temperatures there in the teens right now. we have the 30s across the great plains and up and down the key west much warmer. for us high pressure in place providing for a seasonal afternoon. the warming trend continues through the
we'll increase a slightt chance of a shower in the forecast. we can't rule it out cause our wind will be moving in off the ocean. only a slight risk of rip currents for you beach-goers today. low to mid 90s by the mile part of the workweek. temperatures rebounding as you can see into t t low 80s saturday and upper 70s for a high on sunday. constance? >> traffic alert for anyone leaving the beach this morning. this is the macarthur causeway west-bound. we've been talking aboul this the last 30 minutes or. sonly one west-bound lane getting by for those folks heading towards miami this morning. it's still early soo it's not causing a whole will of congestion. let me show you how it looks from our traffic cameras here. one le getting by. again, hey, folks, if you live on the beach and you typically take the macarthur causeway, expect some slight delays. clearing up. i did see the tow truck
those speeds there at 41 miles per hour. we've got another crash to get to, this time off of tamiami trial, affecting our west-bound lanes and itx quickly changed that quickly, 46 miles r hour happening just west of krome avenue. construct there are two as well. i-95 sououbound at sterling road, another one that's in its clearing stages. i-95 northbound in atlantic boulevard. a past surgeon dead after being shot right after performing sunday services in ohio. witnesses say his brother followed the pastor into his study after the final prayer and opened fire. he was arrested and is expected to appear pip a dayton courtroom. he has a long crimina history but they aren't sure why he killed his brother. one of pope francis's top advisers acknowledged the church has made enormous mistakes in failing to prevent child abuse by
that commission is tasked with addressing how australian institutions responded to the allegations of abuse in the church. four people dead after a plane came crashing down about an hour outside of houston, texas. the pilot reportedly trying to learn how to fly the small plane when it crashed. detectives investigating the cause of that crash. another plane crash leaving an 87-year-old man stranded up there in a tree for hours. police say he reported engine troubles just after taking off from a pennsylvania airport. minute later his plane crashed right there into a treat. it took four h hrs for rescuers for figure out how to get him down. he is expected to be okay. right now a teenager sr. facing manslaughter charges. >> we're hearing from the accused keep's mother. ahead at 6:30, hear what she says went wrong. multiple businesses are allegedly i i violation of the americans with
lawsuits. >> florida businesses have been facing a wave of ada suits. some say it feelsike extortion, others argue the businesses should know better. >>reporter: three businesses island with nearly cashen copy lawsuits. >> we're going to take you to court. >> we're sued for non-compliance in axe da. >>reporter: all located@ in oakland, the suits claim they are in violation of ada. each suit filed by mark cohen. the plaintiff in each suit, tal houston. >> never been in this building. >>reporter: in the case of ross auto repair, some of the language describing the property in the suit didn't match what we saw once we visited the business. it says we have no access, no building
as you can see the property's wide open. we're quite a distance from the street. >> absolutely. >> we found a guy to go ahead and put the stripes and all types of things that we needed to do >>reporter: jeff garnet, who is handicapped himself, said they did make the december changes but wonders if compliance is what hillson was seeking, why t just contact the company first. >> somebody was out there in a wheelchair, there would have been two, three people helping them to get in there. >> it's a scam, somebody looking for monies. >> there are going to be situations where businesses feel like they are under attack. >>reporter: she's been tracking a surge of ada lawsuits nationwide. take a look. florida is second in the nation with the most.
called serial filers. he was the plaintiff on 136 cases. in tse suits he's described as a tester. >> a tester is a person who says i'm going to go out tre and test businesses to see if they are compliant with the law. >> mark cohen filed80 suits last year. >> in florida mark co-senate regular who files a lot of these lawsuits. >> the spirit of the law is to get the cocoliance. >> we call this drive-bylitigation. >>reporter: he represents the business owners. >> if you don't want to be a target or you don't want to be sued, the best thing to do is try to be in compliance. >>reporter: if someone is determined to file and ada suit against you, they probably will be able to find somethihg wrong because the rules are s s particular. deciding to settle
problem go away. you could be island with another lawsuit on the very same issues. >> the businesses are frustrated because they don't think businesses with disabilities are having any trouble using their facilities at all from the disabled community's perspective. we had this law for over 20 years. >> tal hilson declined comment. the property owners provided with a reasonable amount of time to bring the property into conformity with ada standards. in all three instances the property opener is or will be ada compliant. this is how it was intended to operate. business owners tell us they had difficulty navigating the ada website. we are helping you navigate that by posting a link to the small business ada small business gui. in the news room,
search for a shooter. what makes this the hot of the party of the night? >> a lot of stars obviouslsl more than that, free drinks, free food andnd there's some oscars floating around so you get a chance to hold up a few and see some very happy winners. >> the oscars may be over but the celebrations, thousandsrushed right over to parties like the annual governor's ball. and others like ben affleck, he decided to make a pit stop at jimmy mmel's show. >> under you touching me? >> i'm not touching you. >> kimmel and matt damon has a long-standidg feud so affleck forced to
stay with us, south florida. we have you covered all morning long. >> look at matt damon,, a little sweaty being kept in that suit. ii like those guys. they are funny. a quick look outside at our mount sinai tower camera. >> julie has your forecast just a fume minutes away. this accident reported right off of griffin road. flashing lights the distance. traffic's moving but it's a little slow. details on that and an update in the macarthur
minutes. okay. right now coming up on 6:30 an amber alert arrest. a woman accused of stealing a baby and now she's headed to court along with a european accused of helping her. >> the mother accused of killing a teenager speaking to us. the cruiseship that hit a storm at sea is heading home fromanother trip early. the trouble that's making it turn around this time.d plus you saw the oscars right here only on local 10. now the after party coverage continues. good morning, south florida. i'm eric yutzy. >> i'm jacey birch.
because it's leap day. >> yup, 29th, one every four years. the award for sunrise. look at his, south florida. >> pink and orange and gorgeous. julie durda's here to talk about this weather. we're liking it, julie. >> indeed. it's beautiful outside. sunrise is not officily until 6:45. boy, it is going to be a gorgeousne. we do have cloud cover in place but not enough to block that beautiful sun rise we'll be seeing. the blanket of clouds will stick around throughout the morning but they are not producing precipitation. two things you'll notice, one, it's warmer an the winds are much lighter in the morning. 63 degrees in pembroke pines. 63 in hialeah as well as homestead. these temperatures are anywhere bween three and six degrees warmer than what we woke up to yesterday and this is just the beginning of the warming trend we're going to have leading into the week. overall high wills rapidly warm up to the
i'll have more coming up. constance? >> julie, let's geto broward county. we have one lane of traffic here blocked due to this crash. my picture's a little fuzzy. that's all right. if you are traveling southbound this morning, just past 55 you're going to see some slight lays. those speeds clocking in between 64 and 50 miles per hour. if you're traveng off flamingo road, we have a little fender-bebeer reported near sheridan street. we're not quite sure if it's northbound or southbound lanes but those speeds at about 30 to 32 miles per hour. good news on the macarthur causeway west-bound. that's where we had about three lanes of traffic blocked this morning. it's complete cleared up. my folks are leaving the beach this morning. can you stick to 395. now to an amber alert arrest. a woman is accused of kidnapping a two-year-old baby. >> this morning we're
else allegedly helped her. local 10 news reporter layron livingston is on the story. nowwe brings u us the latest details from the broward county court house. >>reporter: that's right, jacey. we're hearing from this family. they are concerned and confused because they tell usther family members are now being held responsible for something that neighbors in this community swell deputies felt was involved from the beginning. >>reporter: mother and daughter back togogher after two-year-old taraji kemp was taken saturday night. the mother's aunt says two armed intruders were the baby's cousins. >> at the end of the day, that's our flood. >>reporter: stephanie august
jail for her alleged role. they say they planned the whole thing can even soliciting the help of a 14-year-old relative to break into the home w wh a gun. >> i'm not sure why she acted in such a crazy way, but i guess my otherr causen was obsessed or something like that with my little cousin's babies. >>reporter: a state trooper spotted augustine's car on the turn tyke in fort pierce. he was alone but told them wre to find little taraji. augustine and her 14-year-old alleged accomplice were arrested. >> family thankful little taraji is back home safe. >> everyone is happy now. she's safe. she's health. >> and those families told us this weekend that they actually gottogether and prayed for their now cousins now standing accused of this particular crime. we plan to let you be
in court today it. layron livingston, local 10 news. he's been crying. said he's willing to, you know, do whatever to show that he's hurt by that. >> one and only exclusive, that is the mother a teenager whose been charged with manslaughter. shshs telling us about how her son feels after he accidentally killed his friend. the teenagers were playing with a a gun when that gun zenly went off and the teenager was killed. more on what the accusing shooter's mother. >>reporter: first is he she's it's still not clear exactly where her son got this gun. she says they don't open one. she says her sop is just so sorry for shooting his friend. a family continues to grieve in miami gardens afr 14-year-old tavaris rhodes was shot and killed on saturday.
played at his grandma's house with two friends. it's there that one of the teens pulled out a loaded gun and accidentally shot tavaris. do you guys have a gun in your house? >> no, i don't. >>reporter: the accused shooter's mom sat down with us to tell her side of the story and that it was and accident. >> he said he's willing to do whatever to show thth he's hurt by that. >>reporter: the police chief turned to social media sayinganother life gone too soon. we as parents must protect, guide, train and love our future without limitations. d again the alleged shooter is just 14 years old. hes now charged with manslaughter. reporting live in miami gardens, ben kennedy, local 10 news. developing this morning, police are now searching for a shooter who opened fire on
detectives responded to shots fired in the area of 50th street and 27th avenue. they found three cars covered with bullet holes. no one was injured but the gunman managed to get away, so if you know anything about this crime, call police. two fisherman's boat was taking on waterer nearly of them were hurt. investigate shares mechanical faiaire is to blame here and they were able to salvage thehe boat and towed it back. an americann student detained in court, making a tearful plea for his freedom. he was arrested last january after allegedly trying to steal a political banner. he's accusing the american government of manipulating him to
pyongyang hotel. a cruise ship that made headlines earlier this month is cut another trip short. it's heading back to its new jersey home port this morning. there were also reports of a norovirus outbreak on the ship s we will be keep you updated. an investigation into a deadly crash that killed this man, a central florida pizza delivery man on his first day on the job. he crashed into the car early sunday as she tried to get away from police. while she suffered minor injuries, the 23-year-old man was killed. she ran from the cops before and didn't get away, and now she was running again and she killed somebody's life
morse to, remorse. she got a couple scratches and my son is gone. i want her to be in jail for the rest of her life. >> she is expected to face a judge this morning. she was already scheduled to go to trial@ for another attempt in december. airstrikes continue in syria despite what was supposed to be a cease-fire in syria. both sides accused others of violating the truce. civilians hope the pause in violence hope the pause for humanitarian aid to survive. five ku klux klan members areut of jail after evidence shows they were actinin in self-defense. several counter protestors showed up. that led to people being stabbed and stomped. seven of t tse counter protestors remain in custody. recently-released
aids of michigan governor rick schneider showed the aides knew something was wrong with th water as far back as 2014. while the world was focused on hollywood last night, creed director and several other cebs were in flint for a fundraiser. the event called justice for flint featured several star-studded performers i'm including stevie wonder. president obama will award the highest military medal of honor to a navy s.e.a.l. who rescued an american doctor being held hostage by the taliban. he will be the 11thliving service member to receive the medium hamilton h hor. the afterparty, not only do we have the highlights from the oscars but find out what the biggest stars are up to after attending the academy award.
the after party on now that the oscars with over. 1500 guests attending the governor's ball including leonardo dicaprio who finally got his hands on one of those ld trophies. >> and the oscar goes to leonardo dicaprio. >> it was one
of the most anticipated moments of the academy awards. dicaprio had been nominated for an oscar five times but he had never won until last night. >> outrage over the oscars continu, protests continued outside over the lack of diversity. >> you watched it all right here on local 10. >> but if you missed it, we have you covered, lauren lister is in
latest hoildz. "spotlight." >>reporter: a thoughtful f fm about a newspaper investigating sex abuse by boston's catholic priests took best p picture. it was host chris rock who really opened the -- owned the night. placing black actors in parodies of several nominated films. >> don't worry, black astronaut, we will. >>reporter: even calling hollywood racist. >> hollywood is sorority racist. it's like we like you recollect rhonda, but you're not a kappa. >> leonardo dicaprio after five acting nominations, dicaprio's losing streak finally ended. his empassioned
>> climate change is real. it is happening right now. it is the most urgent that facing our entire ecies. >>reporter: best actress as predicd went to room's brie larson. and the danish girl's alicia vikander took over best actress. >> okay. we s sll have much more on the oscars. our partners at "good morning america" will have more back stage interviews with the winners and behind the scene surprises. that's my favorite part on hollywood's biggest night. don't go anywhere because all of that will kick off starting at 7:00 a.m. good morning, south
we are seeing lighter skies. sunrise in about a minutes. first lied over the horizon as you walk out the door this morning. it's helping to blanket the atmosphere in south florida to keep us a bit muggy. relative humidity at 72%. a temperature at 64 deees. ft. lauderdale 64 as well with the north northwest wind at three miles per hour and down by the keys mostlylear skies. relative humidity at 87% with a northeast breeze. so by the afternoon we are going to transition into an east wind. wind will continueto provide a warmup going into the afternoon and evening. currently these temperatures are anywhere between four and six degrees warmer than what we saw. peaks of sunshine will occur. the atmosphere is very dry at the surface thanks to highressure just off the coast of the carolinas. behind that high h have a frontal boundary
valley up towards the northeast. another system behehd that moving in towards canada in towards parts of the dakotas. pay attention because there are a couple things going to happen over the next few days, gradually warming up the east coast and that secondary front we're watching pulling in a lot of cold air over portionsnsf the dakotas. so enjoy today and tomorrow. we'll be seasonal, much warmer. the winds will be light so there are no advisories for beach-goers and boaters. the high will continue to push towards the eastst the further away the high gets, the more southeast the wind flow will provide for temperatures warming up even more. the seven seven you can see today comfortable, pleasant highs in the upper 70s. tomorrow warmer, we're talking lows in the 70s did i wednesday with highs in the mid 80s. introducing a slight chance of a shower in the forecast by the later half of the week
tc moderate by the morning. let's get back to griffin road. this is where we had one lane blocked early this morning. it's well off to the shoulder now. those rubber neckers might slow you down just past 55. let's check our data here to see if there are any r%ports of delays, no, that's good. if youe heading eastbound on 595 toward federal highway, u.s.-1, we are reports of one to two@lanes of traffic blocked. anyone heading towards the airport this morning, add another five to ten minutes on your commute for those folks heading towards hollywood.looks like those delays are stretching all the way towards-95. also in hollywood we have this crash off of flamingo road and sheridan street. no delays off of 35
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good morning. 6:49 the time right now. a ukrainian man behind bars right now. he posed as a high school student in pennsylvania. now we' hearing his side of the story. he said he came to the u.s. in 2012 for the opportunity when his visa ran out. his host family came up with the idea he pose as their son. >> definitely came up with the idea. we're going to bump five years of age and we can adopt you because at 20 years old we cannot opt you. i really had no choice. go back to wore or do this. >> the family took advantage of him, threatening to call immigration if he didn't do what they asked.
more bad news for spacex. the liftoff was canceled again last night. the company has struggled to keep the rocket's fuel source at the ideal temperature leading to those delays. no word yet on when the next attempt will take place. joe johnson making his heat debut. johnson in the startingd line uplast night against new york, sporting the number two there. heat fans like to see this, knocks it down from the base line there. welcome to the team, joe johnson. later in the first quarter goran dragic going to lob it up. heat up by 14 in the second quarter in transition on the move. one morally audio tape. 98-81. johnson, here he is after the game. >> we got a great group
veteran guys who police everybody. it's a great atmosphere and i'm l@oking forward to it. the chicago bulls come to down tomorrow night. scar moment for goalie al montoya. he takes an an elbow to the head. overnight reports indicate he should be okay. in the third splits two, panthers defenders. the panthers lose 3-1 in the fine. tutning now to college babe, canes hosting the top-ranked gators. he finishes with 12 strike-outs. gators win 72. today is february 29th. today is leap day. >> that day only comes once every four years so it keeps our calendars and clocks in sync. here are some fun facts you may not know. starting with the
a leap day are one in 4,061. both the summer olympics and the u.s. presidential election only happen in leap years. i don't know if you recognized tha but february 29th is also rare disease day. >> there's also some debate amongst economists. whether or not you're a salaried employee, you work for free.@ >> one day every four years, you just got to give it back. >> suck it up and deal with tanned keep on moving forward. a woman is headed to court. a woman is accused of kidnapping atwo month old. what we know about the amber alert arrest
allegedly helped her. monday, south florida. the time is 6:54, beautiful start even though wee do have some clouds around, it's reflecting off the sunrise and looks so nice out there. two thihis one is warmer and it's more humid thanks to the winds calming down compared to what we saw over the weekend. a shift in the wind direction is going to provide for warmer winds. upper r s is where we should be this time of year. let's get to 595 this morning. if you're traveling eastbound heading
i-95 we have an accident scene there. we have reports of two lanes of traffic blocked and those speeds are pretty slow at 19 miles per hour. those delays are stretching almost towards i-95, about two miles of delels right there. our top stories this morning, a woman and a 14-year-old accused of abducting a 14 month old. they are due in court today. stephanie agusten and her 14-year-old cousin allegedly broke in. the baby is okay. a 14-year-old is facing manslaughter charges afterer his friend was killed after they were playing with a gun. police say safe arrest is rose was killed. some florida voters, they are heading to the polls this morning. early voting kicking off. if you live in broward or palm beach counties you can start voting on saturday. all the information about where to go, what to do, just check out local10.com. and our partners at
will have much more on hollywood's biggest ninht but a quick recap of the oscars, leonardo dicaprio finally secures his first win for best act rear for the reven enter. brie larson won best actress for room and "spotlight" won bes picture. the venetian causeway is ready to be reopened after being shut down for months. it's going to open at about noon today. that's the west bridge that. stretch has been closed for several months. $12 million renovation project. the project inclued reconstruction of a 730 foot bridge with an entry way with lights. we're happy. wish it could have happened during south beach wine and food. there was a lot of congesting this weekend. we're just happy it's done earlier. r news continues next with "good morning america." we'll keep working for you. we'll be back at about
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